Coins and coin collecting
By Coins and coin collecting | Wednesday, 17 May 2006
The following content comes from the Coins and collecting website, which no longer exists. To keep this information available to the public and for a perpetuity reason, we reproduced it here. The following tips and tricks were written to help grow your coin collection and present your coins to their best advantage. Most of it was written in 2006.
Being a Coin Collector
Coin collecting is one of the few hobbies that can be started with a budget as low as one cent. With these tips and tricks, learn how you can keep your hobby alive and growing. Find out the history associated with the coins in your collection. Discover how to grade and value your coins. Ensure that you keep your collection in pristine condition by protecting your valuable coins from the elements.
- The Value of Coin Collecting
- The Uses of Coin Collecting Software
- A Guide to Coin Grading
- The Attraction for Coin Dealers
- Discover Some of the More Collectible Coins
- Discovering Coin Prices
- Showing Your Coin Collection
- A Coin Holder for Your Collection
- Being a Coin Collector
- Coin Supply versus Coin Demand
- Visiting the Coin Shop
- What are novelty coins?
- Using a Coin Buyer
- Identifying Fake Coins
- Collecting Custom Coins
- Collecting Coin Sets
- Why determine your coin's history?
- Storing Your Coin Collection in a Coin Wallet
Collecting State Coins
With 50 states to collect from, you may want to start collecting state coins just from your home state and then branch out to neighboring states rather than tackle the whole of the US at once.
- Collectible US Coins from Eagle coins to Commemorative issues
- The Progression and Regression of the Silver Coin
- Collecting State Coins - from all 50 States?
- A guide to the USA Commemorative Coins
- Auctions through Heritage Coins
The joy of collecting rare coins is that you've actually got a tangible investment that you can look at and admire. You also know that the supply of the rare coins you are collecting is unlikely to rise, so the value of your collection should go up and up.
- Ancient coins, starting with the Lydians
- Rare coins: the modern investment
- Why Collect Antique Coins?
- The Attraction of Gold Coins
- Putting a Value on Your Old Coins
Almost every country in the world, from the tiniest to the largest, produces coins. Over the centuries, this has produced a vast array of designs for coins. Specializing in the coins of just one country can be an easy way to keep your collection manageable.
- British Money and Decimalization
- The Value of Canadian Coins
- A History of European Coins
- Information about Australian Coins
- Mexican Coins through the ages
- Collecting Roman Coins
- A Collection of Greek Coins
- Chinese Coins
- Moving over to World Coins
Miscellaneous topics of interest to coin collectors
- Should You Bother With a Coin Appraisal?
- The Introduction of the Coin Auction
- A Guide to Coin Cleaning
- Typical Coin Values
- A Brief History of Coins
- Coin Jewelry
- A Guide to Error Coins
- Attending a Coin Show
- The Coin Bank
- Coin Purses
- What are Two Headed Coins?
- Learning a Coin Trick
- Chocolate Coins Around the World
- Canadian coins
- Canadian banknotes
- Canadian tokens and medals
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