There are 5 coin collecting supplies that every numismatist needs. A coin price guide is a given. See what the other 4 are.
Coin Collecting 101
Thinking of starting a coin collection? Or maybe you've inherited someone else's collection and you're not sure what to do with it. Here our coin experts are sharing helpful resources to point you in the right direction when you don't know much about U.S. coins and their values. See what to watch out for when buying or selling coins, the best coin collecting supplies to start with, and lots of unique tips for collecting coins that you won't find anywhere else.
Ever thought of fake coins as worthy of your time? Many counterfeit coins are gaining a spot in some numismatists’ coin collections. Find out why here.
If you want to know what a business strike coin is, the answer is as close as the change in your pocket. Coins intended for circulation are business strike coins, and they are the usual, run-of-the-mill coins you see on a day-to-day basis. Coins that were not intended for this most basic purpose are special issue coins. See more of the differences between business strike coins and special issue coins here.
Wondering what the average lifespan of a coin is? I did, too. I’m revealing the answer here and I even tell you what happens to coins as they get too worn to use.
I’ve been collecting coins for years. See why I keep my coins in albums, and why coin albums are so popular for storing Lincoln cents & ALL types of coins!
Three of the most popular coin sets for beginning coin collectors are: Lincoln Cents, Jefferson Nickels, and the 50 State Quarters. See why…
In my nearly 20 years of coin collecting, there are a few lessons I’ve learned and want to share with you.
With a budget coin collection, it’s possible to start a decent collection of U.S. coins for less than $20.
Is it time to sell your old coins? Before you decide if it’s time to part with your coins, you should check out some pros and cons of selling coins.
Buying collectible coins? You’ll want to check out these 5 tips that can help make the difference between buying a coin you’ll love and one you’ll wish you left at the coin dealer.
Collecting and using old coin holders has become fashionable among coin collectors who want to enjoy a slice of nostalgia; sometimes, buying old coin holders can save money compared to buying new coin holders.
Looking to lessen your coin collecting budget? Try your hand at completing these 7 coin sets for less than $10 each.
Here’s a list of 7 must-have coins your United States coin collection can’t go without.
Attending a major coin show can be one of the highlights of your coin collecting hobby. Here are 9 tips to make going to that coin show even more enjoyable.
The advent of the penny board in the 1930s spurred the date-and-mintmark coin collecting craze of today.
Is this is a nickel error or simply post mint damage? Find out the answer!
Looking for a new hobby? Here are 5 hobbies you might want to try — see how they compare to coin collecting!
Check out these 10 famous coins that aren’t too expensive for you to afford!
Here are 5 great ways to enthuse a young collector about coins.
Did you know that a complete collection of United States coin was once made? Find out who did it and what it took to collect every regular-issue U.S. coin ever made!
Find out 10 coin terms you’ve got to know to succeed in coin collecting.
Paper money collecting is a fascinating hobby with as many avenues as coin collecting.
Avoiding mistakes early on as a new coin collector is one of the best things you can do as you enter the hobby.
What’s the difference between being a coin collector and a coin hoarder?
Grading a mint state coin can be difficult in a world with so many possible grades for a mint state coin. This guide should help you in better assigning a grade to your uncirculated coin.