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Celtic and Anglo Saxon Coinage
The Belgae introduced coins to Britain in the second century BC, but they were utilized for religious offerings, tribute payments, or even hoarded as evidence of wealth, instead of for trade.
Checking For Authenticity
Ever wonder if that old currency or bank note you found in Grandma´s Bible is really worth something? Well, read this article to find if it really is "REAL."
Citizens Against Government Waste
Civil War Era Counterfeit Deterrents
When the U.S. Civil War broke out in 1861, The central government did not have the resources to force the rebel states back into the Union. The Lincoln Administration and The Congress of the time were forced to use paper money and the printing press to finance the North’s war effort. Unfortunately,
Civil War Fractional Currency
Silver half-dimes had been minted since the 1790s, but they quickly disappeared from circulation during the Civil War. Due to the uncertainty future of the war conditions, people hoarded coins.
Civil War Stamp Money
With the onset of the Civil War, people started hoarding precious metal coinage. This forced the merchants and the public of the time to adopt some rather strange measures to cope with the situation.
Coin Auctions: Bane or Boon?
If you are a coin collector who wants to sell or buy coins, one good way to do it is through coin auctions or bidding.
Coin buying 101
There are various sources where those “special coins” can be purchased. The following are the basic methods and starting places to obtain the coin(s) you have long wanted.
Coin Collecting Accessories
When collecting coins, one thing to consider is how to arrange and take care of the coins. Coins that are collected may be antique, ancient, or limited editions coins. These coins come from many countries and are usually high in value. A collector must know how to keep and take care of them so that
Coin Collecting Album: A 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...
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