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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

15 Areas to Use Your Metal Detector

Posted April 20, 2018

For many coin collectors, part of the appeal of the hobby is the adventure of looking for collectibles. While some coin collectors prefer to add to their collection by seeking out one specific coin at a time, others use tools like metal detectors to see what they come across through chance and persistence. When you… View Article

4 Common Misconceptions About Coin Collecting

Posted March 2, 2018

If you’re hoping to expand your interest in rare, valuable, or exotic coin and currency collecting, then you’ll learn more about the process as you go along. Like any hobby or interest, there is a long list of things that you might not know when you’re just a novice. However, making simple mistakes or believing… View Article