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Types Of U.S. Coins
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.
People engage in social activities for many reasons; most common is sharing in the same interest and passion as other people. It is in places like these that information about a certain subject is shared and new ideas and trends are revealed that keep its members up to date with current events that
In a coin collection, the most difficult part is how to find the coins for the collection. A collector’s main method of acquiring coins is by buying them. The most common alternative in acquiring a coin is through purchase in auction sales. Rare coins and those that are of high quality are very di
The 1914-S Lincoln cent has an interesting history. It is one of a group of San Francisco dates from 1910-1915, dates that are historically seen as better Lincoln cents. The 1909-VDB is the key date with the 1914-D followed by the 1909-S and 1931-S semi-keys. The San Francisco coins from 1910 to 191
Coin Prices Move
New U.S. Mint numismatic products sell out as fast as they are released. The 2016-W gold Centennial Mercury dime is the most recent example of this trend. The coin's allotment sold out in about 40 minutes. There seems to be a significant enthusiasm not just among new coin collectors, but among more
Tips To Collect U.S. Coins
Some people have a natural talent to love money, whether they spend it or simply collect it, they are simply born to love what money provides them in the kinds of gratifications that they desire.
For Swiss, Cash Is Freedom
With the worldwide ongoing war on cash going strong in countries like Denmark and Sweden, it is surprising to see the Swiss going the opposite direction. Switzerland seems to be one of the last bastions fighting the trend to a cashless society. Not only are the Swiss sold on the idea that they want
Bullion Coins Hot
Two highly anticipated U.S. Mint products hit the market the week of April 18 to 22 and sales data shows collectors were buying the new issues in earnest. The 2016 silver proof set went on sale April 18. As a cornerstone of the set collecting lineup for the year, collectors always look forward to th
Coin Buying Opportunities
Commodities still weigh heavily on much of the coin market. Gold continues to trade in a tight trading range with fluctuations of around $40 either up or down in price. Platinum has hovered around $1,000 per ounce. Silver is the bright spot, having appreciated to more than $17 an ounce. It has been
Coin Market Waits On Collectors
Buy low and sell high is the free market's battle cry, and usually sound practical advice not only for the business of coins, but when trying to make money selling in general. This advice is a lot easier to follow when the commodity is appreciating in value.
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