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Fun Fact About Coins
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 nationís coins, has minted over 300 billion coins, worth about $15 billion!
Roman Coin Helps Date Site
Coins can help to serve the same purpose as can an index fossil. Coins can help to date an archaeological dig site in a much similar fashion as can a fossil help date the strata in which the fossil is found. The important part in both scenarios is for the find to be documented in its proper context
Narrow Range Coin Prices
The current precious metals market continues to trade in a very narrow range. While coin collectors are enjoying this price stability, silver and gold bullion coin buyers aren't. Sales are stagnating for this very reason, buyers may be taking a short recess. Sales of bullion coins are slowing down.
Bullion Moves Lower
The health of the bullion and bullion related sectors of the coin market is rather precarious. Silver is of the more immediate concern as it is trading near the bottom of its recent range. Gold remains reasonably steady. The same cannot be said for the scarce-to-rare coin market.
Paper, Plastic, Metal?
Coins, cash, and currency are under attack everywhere. Sweden, Denmark, and several other countries are now vowing to do away with physical cash, and forcing citizens to rely on debit and credit cards as well as various vulnerable forms of electronic wizardry to make their financial transactions.
UK Coin Types
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 nationís history. Through this kind of activity, coin collectors allow other people to touch and examine the kin
Collectors Looking For Quality Coins
So far the sales of virtually any coins whose value is closely tied to the spot price of gold or silver continues to surge. At the same time the price of these metals continues to fluctuate within a narrow trading range. This is a trading range that is significantly higher than was the range in whic
Rare Coins Slaves To Bullion
Are the precious metals and collectible coin market one and the same? An argument for a "yes" vote has some merit. If you ignore the truly scarce to rare coins for a moment, how many of the lesser coins of gold or silver buck this trend when these two metals are either rising or falling?
How To Collect Quarters
Collecting coins is a hobby that anyone and everyone could do. But collecting quarters is a hobby that - currently Ė it is estimated that one hundred six million Americans do. Men, women, and children of all ages are involved in collecting quarters.
Ways To Find 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 of those people who want
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