KIDS AND COIN COLLECTING Part II

| September 29, 2010

They can develop an interest in history and culture. One can hardly collect coins without learning about the people who produced them. Even if a child doesn’t continue with the hobby, they will be exposed to many other interesting subjects and develop an appreciation for their importance! They will learn neatness. A coin collector must […]

SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT COINS PART II

| November 19, 2009

When the U. S. Mint was established the law required that all coins be made of gold, silver or copper. For a considerable period of time afterwards, gold was used in the $10, $5 and $2.50 pieces, silver was used to make the dollar, half-dollar, quarter, dime and half-dime while the penny and half-cent coins […]