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Pocket for Your Coins?
For every numismatist or coin collector, finding a good place to store their coins is the most important thing in this world because storing their precious coins in a good and secure place will ensure that the quality and value of their coins is maintained.

Politicians Afraid Of The Gold Standard
While “gold” may be a hot buzz word in financial circles, it can’t be said to be the same in political circles. While Ron Paul has championed the idea of a new gold standard, the idea has hasn’t been eagerly adopted by either the Republicans or the Democrats.

Possible Debt Limit Solution?
The second government shutdown in 17 years leaves the U.S. Mint as one part of the government that is not being affected by the current shutdown that has closed those parts of the government that are not deemed to be essential to operate.

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

Private Scrip
Who is allowed to legally issue money in the United States? That would depend on who you bother to quote. The founding fathers of our country made it clear that the power to create money should not be taken lightly.

Private Scrip
Scrip is any substitute for currency which is not legal tender. Scrips have gained historical importance and have become a subject of study in numismatics or exonumia due to the wide variety and abundance of them.

Promoting Coin Collecting
Collecting coins can be fun and profitable if pursued properly. But you often hear the cries as to why the hobby is supposed to be losing collectors left and right. Our current crappy economy is one reason why coin collecting isn’t growing. But coin collecting doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby.

Proof Coins Are Always Popular
Proof coins are considered to be the finest examples of medallic art. Anyone who collects proof coins would certainly agree. These specially made coins are struck more than once, thus showing off every detail of that individual coin’s design.

Pruning Your Coin Collection
As a coin collector, you will encounter many limitations building your collection. Decisions can be tough to make when redefining you collecting interests. Find out why pruning your coin collection is so important.

Purity: Is it a known fake or forgery?
It’s very easy to mistake a coin’s true worth if the coin has been debased in some way. This can have been done in a number of ways, but one of the most common is by substituting lower base metals for a coin which is supposed to have silver, gold or platinum.

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