Differing designs of USA coins

| December 15, 2022

Coin collecting is a fun hobby that anyone who has the time can do. A coin’s history and its development can be learned by collecting them. At one point in time, between 1838 and1933, the United States issued gold coins for circulation. The Liberty Head bust was used as the design until 1907. The design […]

Grading Coins

| November 25, 2022

Coin collecting is not just about having as many coins as possible. More important than the number of coins is the quality of those coins. This quality is measured by the coins’ grade and the grade is measured using a scale from zero to seventy (seventy being the highest point grade). Doctor William Shelby introduced […]

Collecting Ancient Coins

| November 14, 2022

Collecting coins is so much fun! It is both a hobby and a source of income for many. One type of coin that you may want to consider collecting is ancient coins. Many collectors hesitate to buy ancient coins to collect because they can be terribly expensive. What is most important is the uniqueness of […]

The History of UK Coin Collecting

| November 4, 2022

Money was never been quite so valuable until coin collecting entered the world of the hobbyists. Since its inception, coin collecting has continuously represented the ancient way of preserving the history of the human race. Coin collecting allows people to protect and conserve their nation’s history. Through this kind of activity, coin collectors allow other […]

What do you need in your coin collecting kit?

| October 30, 2022

Coin collecting is not as simple as keeping coins: it may be observed from numismatists or even coin enthusiasts that it is a systematic and somewhat complicated hobby. Certain tools must be employed to ensure both fun, discipline and to some extent, good profit. Here are some of the essential things that must be included […]

Taking care of your coin collection

| October 17, 2022

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 well. One modern collection is that of […]

What affects the value of coins?

| October 17, 2022

When one is just starting in coin collecting, often the first question is: “What is the value of the coin?: and the answer is that the coin will cost as much as you are willing to pay for it and the amount can vary considerably. For instance, a coin dealer’s offer can be much less […]

Coin Collecting as a hobby

| October 17, 2022

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 more on the monetary value […]

Collecting Commemorative Coind

| August 28, 2022

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 as special souvenirs when […]

How to start a coin collection?

| August 6, 2022

It is never too early or too late to have a hobby. Some people are hobbyists for fun while others see a bigger picture; and that is to make money. Some objects that may seem inexpensive now may become valuable or priceless later. A few good examples are baseball cards, toys and stamps. Many people […]