What’s the difference between being a numismatist and a coin collector? Find out why many people are both!
Millions of coin collectors are being brought together thanks to social network sites. Check out 5 coin collecting social network sites that’ll make your hobby even more fun.
The numismatic holiday of National Coin Week is a great time to learn more about the hobby of coin collecting.
Trying to earn a coin collecting merit badge? Here are all the coin collecting merit badge requirements Boy Scouts must meet to earn a coin collecting merit badge!
If you are looking for a job and like coin collecting, you might be interested in checking out the American Numismatic Association’s job board – they might just have a position waiting for you!
Coin collecting clubs give you a place to talk about coins. There are also usually chances to learn and to promote the hobby of coin collecting.
Chances are, the experienced coin collector will appreciate receiving any of the following items as a gift. Many of these can be found online.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to use a metal detector to find old coins.
Novelty coins or exonumia are different things to different people. Some collect for sentimentality, others find historical interest. There are many reasons people collect novelty coins
By 1840, the Liberty Seated coin design had been placed on the obverse of all U.S. coins ranging from the half dime through the silver dollar. The Liberty Seated design also appeared on the briefly struck 20-cent piece.
Error coins grab the attention of the collector and non-collector alike. Why? Because they are so unusual.
Silver dollars are perhaps one of the most popular kinds of coins — outside of pennies — and people have long been assembling collections of silver dollars for years.
This is a comparison of coins found on the Home Shopping Network with the same coins obtained through a coin dealer. The point is to show beginner coin collectors that the Home Shopping Network may not be the best place to buy coins — at least if you’re trying to save money!
While there is no single answer that defines the ‘best’ coins worth collecting — because everyone has a different opinion as to the best coins worth holding onto — here are some ideas and opinions from others who collect coins. See which coins they’ve chosen to collect and why. Hint: They’re not all rare U.S. coins.
Challenge coins are not really coins per se. They are not made by the Federal mints.
And they are not used as currency. Challenge coins first made their appearance during World War I. Here’s the story behind challenge coins.