Happy collecting!

| October 10, 2011

People collect all sorts of things for all sorts of reasons. Some of us aren’t the least bit interested in amassing a salt and pepper shaker collection that takes up a whole room. However, some of us can’t understand why people just don’t see the beauty in Batman paraphernalia. The point of collecting something is […]

AMASSING YOUR COIN COLLECTION Part II

| February 26, 2011

Make sure the seller has a reasonable return policy, examine coins carefully on receipt to ensure they’re satisfactory (get an opinion from a more experienced collector/dealer if you are unsure), and return them if they are not. It is not uncommon for bids in these auctions to go considerably higher or lower than prices for […]

AMASSING YOUR COIN COLLECTION Part I

| November 6, 2010

As we’ve said before, the easiest way to start collecting coins is to focus on those coins that are still in circulation. This is probably the easiest way of obtaining coins since we use them every day. We’ve outlined some ways you can use in-circulation coins to start your collection. You may, however, want to […]

KIDS AND COIN COLLECTING PART I

| August 2, 2010

The hobby of coin collecting requires very little skill at all. All that is really needed is an interest in coins! Wow, I’m Captain Obvious! At any rate, there are many things to be learned just from holding the coins and taking care of them. Many kids start by picking up a coin they have […]