Want to buy coins at discounted prices? Here’s where to find cheap coins, what to ask when you visit a coin dealer, and how to get the most for your money.
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.
If you’re buying eBay coins and want to know exactly what you’re buying, here are 3 descriptive listing words you should know more about before placing bids
What are impaired proof coins? What makes them different from regular proof coins? Is it a good idea to collect impaired proof coins? Here’s the scoop!
Coin grading companies give collectors the opportunity to create coin registry sets. Learn about these high-grade coin sets and how to build a registry set.
Want to be able to tell if a coin has been cleaned or not? Here’s how professionals identify cleaned coins and you can too. Plus 3 SAFE ways to clean coins
Collecting coins on a shoestring budget? Need a way to display, store, or organize your coins? Here are 5 cheap coin supplies you simply can’t be without.
Budget short sets are ideal for coin collectors that want to collect coins from their favorite series without breaking the bank. Here are 5 short set ideas.
Want to buy new coins for your collection but short on money? Selling old coins may help you afford new coins, but be sure to read these expert tips first.
Here are my best tips for collecting Kennedy half dollars — which ones are rare, what they are worth, and where you can find them. Plus, a list of the 5 types of copper-nickel clad & silver Kennedy half dollars that people often like to collect.
There are 5 coin collecting supplies that every numismatist needs. A coin price guide is a given. See what the other 4 are.
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!