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
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