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Curious Early American Dollar Coins to Add to Your Collection

Posted February 4, 2019

The dollar is the driving currency of the United States. The worth of an item is always listed in dollars. Your coin collection should reflect this foundation member of America’s coin history. The most common dollars are printed on paper, though modern gold-colored dollar coins are minted as well. But what about dollar coins and… View Article

Where and How Should You Store Coins?

Posted January 11, 2019

When you are trying to start a coin collection, storage becomes an important issue. Although coin collections often take up little room, you need to store them in the proper location to prevent damage. When you’re picking the location and storage method for your coin collection, consider the following. Choose the Proper Location As a… View Article

4 Types of Coins That Make Excellent Holiday Gifts

Posted November 28, 2018

Are you struggling to find the perfect presents for your family, friends, and co-workers? Make easy work of this year’s holiday shopping by purchasing collectible coins for the people on your list. Here are four types of coins that are lifetime, meaningful gifts for the recipients. Coins From Significant Dates Coins from a certain year… View Article

5 Ways to Enhance Life With Exonumia

Posted November 7, 2018

Tokens, medals, and other non-currency coins offer more value than meets the eye. Called exonumia, old subway, restaurant, or political tokens could be worth thousands of dollars to the right collector. Other exonumia pieces aren’t worth much but serve as lovely bits of nostalgia. Here are five ways to enjoy exonumia collecting. Investigate the Value… View Article

3 Places You Shouldn’t Use a Metal Detector In

Posted October 23, 2018

If you’re new to metal detecting, you’re probably excited about going out and seeing what you can find. However, first you need to know how to stay out of trouble. In our previous post, “Mistakes to Avoid When Using Metal Detectors,” we mentioned that some newcomers forget to get permission to metal detect in certain… View Article

Coin-Collecting Tips for Newbies

Posted August 28, 2018

Collecting rare coins is an activity that nearly anyone can do. This is because coins are everywhere and are accessible to the general public. Getting into coin collecting, however, can be intimidating for some people. Knowing where to look, how to find rare coins, and how to become better at your hobby can help make… View Article

Mistakes to Avoid When Using Metal Detectors

Posted July 31, 2018

Metal detecting may seem easy to learn, and the hobby is simple. Nonetheless, there are a number of mistakes that people frequently make when first starting out. If you’re going metal detecting for the first time, avoid these seven mistakes to increase the chances of finding something valuable. Not Getting Permission to Go Detecting Being… View Article

Keep Your Coin Collection in Great Shape

Posted July 2, 2018

If you enjoy collecting rare or valuable coins and currency, then preserving the value of the collection is one of your highest priorities. Incorrect storage and handling can damage coins or harm fragile paper bills, drastically reducing their trade value in the coin market. As you acquire more and more valuable pieces to your collection, you need… View Article

Precious Metals Worth Collecting

Posted June 11, 2018

Many people like the idea of collecting or investing in gold. Gold has consistently increased in value over the course of years, and it has a unique value because of its role in electronics, jewelry, and robotics. Gold coins from the past hold a certain glamour and mystique that more common metals might not have…. View Article

3 Things to Know About Rare Pennies

Posted May 21, 2018

Did you know that a simple penny could be worth thousands or even millions of dollars? While your average penny is only worth one cent, rare pennies are highly collectible and valuable. Unless you learn the facts about collectible pennies, you risk spending a rare penny at the dollar store or sticking it in a… View Article