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.
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.