Coin Collecting

How to Take Care of Collectible Coins There are collectors that specifically find classic editions of coins that existed during the period from 1892 to 1954. These coins have marked events or may signify the work of royalty during that period. There are those collectors that prefer the modern series that are very distinct as …

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Canadian Coin Collecting: Pleasures vs. Treasures In Canada where money the popularity of coins has shown significant increase because the value of the “paper money” tends to deflate as much as 25% to 30% in a short period of time. For this reason, coin manufacturers in Canada started making different kinds of coins to replace …

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A coin is worth more than a coin Coin collectors, old and new, have always wondered whether the coin or coins they have in their possession are worth more than the face value today – or in the foreseeable future. Even though that a coin which has little or no value monetarily is not necessarily …

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Is it Safe to Sell Coins to a Dealer? Coin collecting can be a lot of fun. This hobby which dates back to 2500 BC is much larger now since people are now able to collect currencies from other countries. If a person decides to dispose of some of the coins in the collection, it …

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Finding Rare and Collectible Coins Coin collecting was started only as a hobby for most people, however you can hear what other people say (or you probably have heard yourself) about news of people cashing in on their old coin; and that encouraged more people to go on a coin-collecting streak. If you are one …

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Coin Collecting as a Hobby Most people engage in different activities that they consider hobbies. When people consider a particular activity as a hobby, it means that people find that activity pleasurable in that they enjoy collecting different kinds of coins. In this context, it does not necessarily follow that the coin collector will focus …

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Guide for Rare Coin Collectors Coin collecting is one hobby that is both fun and challenging. To help those who are looking for those rare coins, here is a list of hard to find ones that are worth moving “heaven and earth” for. Gold coins are something of a rare commodity. They were circulated only …

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Why is a Coin Grading Service Important? Coin collecting has been a very popular hobby to many people of all ages. The marketing of coins has expanded widely and because of this wide the market prices of coins has varied immensely. Before, the coin market was limited to a small number of collectors and dealers. …

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Gold Coin Collecting Coin collecting is something that dates back to the when coins were first issued for trade. It was only in the Middle Ages that people turned this into a hobby because of the art work and the historical value. Coin collecting today is still a hobby that many people enjoy. One of …

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Coin Collecting Book: Handbook from the Valuable Cosmos The handbook from the universe is one that carries all the necessary information that every coin collector needs, literally speaking. The truth is that coin collecting books are “must-haves” for every coin collector because they provide all of the necessary information in that a collector needs to …

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The Exceptional Truth behind Rare Coin Collecting Are you interested in coin collecting? Have you ever tried collecting rare coins? Today, coin collecting, especially of those coins that are considered rare, is considered to be one of a few hobbies that are not just a mere pastime or leisure activity. Coin collecting can serve many …

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Software for Coin Collecting: The Smarter Way to Collect Coins It is a common coin collecting problem: too many coins, not enough information on what kinds of coins to collect, or a disorganized group of collectibles. The solution? There are programs that are especially created for computer use, commonly known as software. Coin collecting software …

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Coin Collecting 101: What Type of Coin Should You Collect? Coin collecting is a fun hobby to start and the thrill of hunting for old coins is enough for many people to continue doing it. Other people consider coin collecting an investment, something they can receive a profit from. If you are one of those …

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Tips on How to Avoid Fraud on Collectible Coins Many people enjoy shopping online where there are great buys of coins that can be found. A person may prefer do his shopping while he is at home because it is convenient and time-saving instead of going out looking for stores that sell collectible coins and …

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On Mints and Mint Marks Mint Marks are tiny letters referring to the locality where the minting of coins took place. The position of mint mark can be found typically on the back side of coins that were minted before the year 1965 and on the front after the year 1967. Coins of every US …

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What are Commemorative Coins? Commemorative coins have become very popular. Many people want to have different kinds of coins in their collections or for souvenirs. Many times they are used as traditional gifts for special occasions. These coins are not considered to be practical gifts, bur are commemorative items that can be kept for years …

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How to Detect Counterfeit Coins A special machine does the stamping of coins to make them genuine. People who counterfeit coins are well trained and have the capacity to manipulate their duplication – especially those rare coins which have high value among collectors. The most common procedure used in counterfeiting is that they pour a …

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Tips in Buying Bullion Coins What are bullion coins? These coins may have high values because they are not only limited; but also they may have been found in shipwrecks, or they may come from the ancient times. Bullion coins are the type of collector’s items that many people look for. The silver bullion could …

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The Perfect Time to Sell Coins When is the perfect time to sell coins? This may be a dumb question if asked of a coin collector however timing really does make a difference. There are times when a collector wakes up in the morning and suddenly makes a decision to sell his precious collection of …

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Coin buying 101 There are various sources where those “special coins” can be purchased. The following are the basic methods and starting places to obtain the coin(s) you have long wanted. Go local Coin shops are plentiful in most states. Generally your local area or city will have coin shops which you can visit to …

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