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Storing Your Coins Safely
Major problems with holding coins are the risks of fire, theft, and impairment of condition through environmental conditions. Accordingly, before you invest a lot of money in coins, resign yourself to the fact that you must invest additional money for the purpose of safe storage.

Getting Started
Before we go into any detail on collecting coins and sundry other details, I feel that I should introduce you to one, or rather two, simple facts which will help you in your coin dealings.

Coin Bargains In The Marketplace
Bargain hunting could be the watchword within the scarce to rare segment of the coin market. There are many indicators that a significant number of collectors and perhaps a few speculators who know what they are doing are purchasing better date and superior condition coins at today’s somewhat depres

Putting Coins In A Folder
The price of an antique item goes up if it is kept in good condition. By having it stored in a safe place, one can be sure that it will not be damaged by the elements or by negligence that will reduce its value in the market.

Rare Coin Investing
Coin collecting is the oldest collecting hobby with a history of more than 2000 years! Yes, more than TWO THOUSAND YEARS! Since the time of the beginning of the Roman Empire (arround 20 BC), a few noble romans were collecting ancient Greek coins (500-300 BC)...

Make Money Investing In Coins

What Makes A Coin Valuable?
There are many "rare" coins for which there is little demand. But overall, rare coins have higher prices. Demand doesn't drive retail price so much as it drives the spread between retail and wholesale.

Coin Facts
There are approximately $8 billion worth of coins circulating in the U.S. today. In the past 30 years, the U.S. Mint, who is responsible for designing and producing the nation’s coins, has minted over 300 billion coins, worth about $15 billion!

Coin Types
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 people, then you can find several types of coins in t

Pricing Your Coins
This isn’t always an easy question to answer since a coin’s value can be subjective. In general, like anything else, a coin is "worth" what someone is willing to pay for it. There are some factors that potential buyers will take into consideration when deciding how much to pay for a coin. Some of

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