5 ways to collect Lincoln pennies on a budget. See how to buy rare pennies for less, build a year-date set, and find affordable albums & folders for pennies
Budget Coin Collecting
If you're interested in collecting coins, but not interested in spending a lot of money... this is where our coin experts share their best tips for budget coin collecting and helpful tips for newbies. See how to find valuable coins for free (or face value), and fun ways to the collect coins you find in circulation.
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!
American silver eagle coins can be expensive to buy. Here are 6 clever ways to save money when buying silver eagles.
How was the famous Saddle Ridge gold coin hoard found in California? Find out here, plus tips on how to discover your own coin hoards!
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.
Have you ever wondered what low ball coins are? Or if they are worth collecting? Read this article to find out at least three reasons you should consider collecting low ball coins.
Junk coins aren’t necessarily the stuff you toss out to the curb. They aren’t the showcase pieces that tend to find homes in your coin albums. Junk coins do have a place though. They’re perfect for coin collectors on a budget – especially if you want to fill holes in your coin folders. Plus, circulated junk silver coins are a great way to stock up on silver — and they cost less to purchase than the popular American Silver Eagle bullion coins.
Why am I a penny collector? After more than 20 years collecting coins, I still love the penny because it’s a readily available denomination with many key and semi-key dates, varieties, and errors. It’s a challenge to complete a set of pennies, even for seasoned veterans. Here’s how I got my start collecting pennies.
Today, the rarest coins are usually purchased… or found with a metal detector. Industry expert Michael Bernzweig has some tips for collecting coins using a metal detector.