Stuck indoors? Here are lots of fun things to do with coins to make the time fly by quickly! Even if you don’t have a coin collection and haven’t considered collecting coins in the past, these are ways to have fun with coins THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE while you’re stuck inside bored.
Books About Coins
Want to know the best books and coin price guides you should use? Our coin experts are sharing their favorite coin books, magazines, and coin value guides -- including the best coin guide ever, The Red Book (also known as the coin collector's bible). It's so popular, it is referred to in many of our coin articles when we talk about current values.
Thinking of buying old coin collecting supplies such as books, folders, albums, or display cases? A coin expert’s opinion before you buy used coin supplies.
Do you know what your coins are worth? This handy guide shows you how to find the value of any coin. Plus a list of valuable coins you may find in change.
Coin values depend on a number of factors. Here’s how to find out how much a specific coin is worth. Plus tools to help you find the value of ALL your coins
There are 5 coin collecting supplies that every numismatist needs. A coin price guide is a given. See what the other 4 are.
With a budget coin collection, it’s possible to start a decent collection of U.S. coins for less than $20.
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.
The advent of the penny board in the 1930s spurred the date-and-mintmark coin collecting craze of today.
Looking for a new hobby? Here are 5 hobbies you might want to try — see how they compare to coin collecting!
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 10 ideas for coin gifts that’ll please that special numismatist in your life.
Check out these 5 tips on appraising 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.
Here are 5 tips that will make coin collecting for kids cheaper, easier, and more fun!
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.
Did you know there were over 10 billion Lincoln pennies made during 1998? That is just one of the many fun facts you can learn as a numismatist — one who studies coins and money. Here are some other interesting things about U.S. coins.
A coin inventory — or coin log — is something that every coin collector needs to have. See why. Plus, all the best options when it comes to free coin inventory methods and coin inventory software.
Words like numismatic, planchet, and doubled-die may have new coin collectors confused. However, with the use of a good coin collecting glossary, you will be talking like a professional numismatist in no time. Here’s how to know what coin terms mean.
Chances are, the experienced coin collector will appreciate receiving any of the following items as a gift. Many of these can be found online.
Going to a bookstore to find coin publications and other resources is great, but sometimes even the biggest bookstore doesn’t have the publication you want. Or, maybe you want to find the information for free! Check your local library. Here’s what what to look for.
It’s best to use several coin price guides to get a good idea of what your coin or coins may be worth. Here are the best coin book, magazines, and websites that I use to determine coin prices.
As far as business-strike Lincoln Memorial pennies, the kind struck for circulation (and lacking errors), the short answer essentially is no — Lincoln Memorial pennies generally are not valuable. In fact, typical pieces are worth only face value if worn, and only a tiny premium if in average uncirculated condition, except for a few cases.
Finding old coin price guides and coin value guides has gotten easier in recent years thanks to auction web sites like eBay. But yard sales, garage sales, and flea markets also make for great places to locate old coin books, magazines, and publications. There is a fairly significant market for old coin publications.
Selling coins is something that must be done with careful consideration beforehand.
After all, you wouldn’t want to sell your coins for the wrong price, and you don’t want to wind up hanging onto them too long either. Here are some coin selling tips, plus advice before you sell coins on eBay.