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50 Million Ration Tokens A Day
During World War II, the federal government initiated a new agency called the "Office of Price Administration aka the OPA." Its objectives included rationing of scarce commodities, price fixing on certain items to avoid speculation, Black Market activity, preventing runaway inflation during the war.
6 Rules To Make Money From Your Coin Collection
Making a sizeable profit from a coin collection is not an easy proposition. If you donít have unlimited resources, you will need to start slowly and stay within your budget. And it will require some hundreds of hours to become knowledgeable and the knowledge alone will not be enough to beat the mark
7 Popular Coin Collecting Themes
Coin collecting has been the hobby of many people for many years. Nowadays, instead of simply collecting coins, modern coin collectors collect coins according to a theme.
8 Tips For Attending A Coin Show
Once you make the decision to collect coins, you become aware that there are many different ways to acquire coins for your collection. You can buy them from a local coin dealer, shop online, buy from online auctions, buy coins through the mail, and last but not least you can attend a coin show.
A Cashless Society
As a collector of coins you may have heard about the world going to a cashless society. Well you don't even have to be a collector to be concerned about the ongoing push to bring this about. Unfortunately it will only be a matter of time before this comes into being.
A Coin Collection for Kids
The best time to mould a child (kid) is when he/she is still young. By getting the curious minds involved in something educational, there is a very good chance that they will become responsible adults.
A coin is worth more than a coin
Coin collectors, old and new, have always wondered whether the coin or coins they have in their possession are worth more than the face value today - or in the foreseeable future.
A Legendary Penny
The 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent is not exactly rare to find. While there is a good supply of the coins around, it is not the easiest one to find. Approximately 484,000 pieces were issued which caused an immediate collecting sensation.
A Stamp's Grade And Condition
Most postage stamps are nothing more than small pieces of paper. One cannot emphasize the fragile nature of stamps enough. Even though stamps are normally printed on high-quality paper that will last for a long time, a stamp's longevity can be cut short by bad care. After a stamp leaves the post off
A Worthwhile and Educational Hobby
There are many reasons why one collects coins. There are collectors who collect on the basis of the coinís future perceived value, some collect coins coming from just one particular period, some on metal type and some for a coins historical value.
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