Coin collectors always have a story about the coin they lost, coins that they either once had but sold and wish they had back, or coins they saw for sale but passed up because they were looking for a better deal – or simply couldn’t afford the coin. I have had a similar experience.
Buying Or Selling Coins
Before you buy a new coin or sell an old one, check here first for buying & selling tips from our coin experts. See their insider secrets for buying and selling coins, the best places to sell coins (online and in person), how and when to invest in silver & gold coins, current coin values, and bullion prices.
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.
Handling an estate collection of coins can be a difficult task, but these 5 tips may help make that daunting task much easier.
Here are 5 reasons you may want to jump on the silver half dollar bandwagon.
Looking to get cash for gold? Before you sell your precious gold coins, gold watches, gold rings, gold jewelry, or even dental gold, be sure you know how much money you should get for your gold.
Make sure you know how to avoid buying gold-plated coins.
We are amid the 30th anniversary of a boom time in coin history — the rise and fall of the coin market of 1979 to 1981.
Making a coin want list will help you and your coin dealer get the coins you need for your coin collection.
Be sure you check out this list of 4 things to look for before you buy coins.
Want an expensive coin you just can’t afford now? Try a layaway plan to buy the coins you want!
The Franklin Mint is a respected company selling both legal tender and novelty coins. Before buying Franklin Mint coins, be sure to check out some of this info.
Barack Obama presidential coins are popular coin collectors’ items, but are they really rare or good investments?
Coin ads on TV can look appealing, but are shop at home coins really the best deal for you? Shop around — there’s a strong chance you can buy the same coins from a regular coin dealer for a much lower price.
There’s a lot of buzz about buying gold coins nowadays, but don’t get stuck with fake gold coins! Be sure you read these 5 tips so you know how to avoid buying fake gold coins.
While most counterfeit coins are easy to spot — due to improper weight, color, even design details — the truth is there are many good copies that have fooled some of the most seasoned coin collectors! Here’s what to look for in order to avoid buying fake coins.
Looking for some good gift ideas for the numismatist in your life? See why I recommend the following: a coin magazine subscription, modern commemorative coins, bullion coins, slabbed coins, or a coin gift certificate.
Spotting counterfeit coins is one of the most important things a coin buyer must do when looking to purchase a rare coin. Learn some of the ways skilled numismatists watch out for fake coins.
It is not uncommon to find a misrepresentations in coin advertising. some coin ads attempt to lure unsuspecting buyers into purchasing coins ‘rare coins’ which are actually quite common. Also, some coins could be worth far less than the ad wants you to believe.
If you are buying rare coins, be sure you don’t wind up stuck with a fake.
In light of the current economy, many people are talking about silver coins as investments these days. But what has the history for silver prices been like? And what are some popular silver coins to invest in? See how silver prices have changed through the years.
These are among the most popular questions we receive here at The Fun Times Guide to Coins…
There are many interesting coins that are available for under $5. If you’re collecting coins and you don’t have a lot of money to spend, then you might want to start with these cheap coins.
Buying coins for a young coin collector doesn’t need to be expensive. Many of the coins can be found in everyday circulation. The other coins listed here are quite inexpensive, and would be great for coin collecting kids.
Here are the top 10 U.S. coins that everyone’s talking about. They’re definitely worth collecting. Most aren’t even that hard to find, and they won’t cost you an arm and a leg either!