We all started with our first coin. Everybody has a story as to how they got involved in coin collecting. Here’s my first coin and how I began my long and enjoyable journey into coin collecting.
Kids Collecting Coins
Do your kids want to start a coin collection? Or maybe you're the driving force encouraging them to start collecting coins. Here, our longtime coin collectors share their favorite ways to get kids interested in coins. Plus, coin collecting lingo that kids will understand, coin facts that kids & new collectors will appreciate, and lots of other introductory-level coin stuff for kids and newbies alike.
Here are 5 great ways to enthuse a young collector about coins.
Here are 5 tips that will make coin collecting for kids cheaper, easier, and more fun!
The United States Mint now is offering free lesson plans based around the America the Beautiful Quarters program.
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One of my favorite places to direct the young collector — and the parents of new, young collectors — is H.I.P. Pocket Change. It’s a place just for kids on the United States Mint’s website.
Coins are good for much more than collecting, investing, and spending. Coins work well with many types of crafts projects, games, and even can be used as toys!
Getting kids involved in coin collecting is not difficult and can be quite rewarding for both the child and the parent. Here are some fun ways to get your child started with a basic coin collection built from coins in circulation.
New coin collectors discover early during their time in the hobby that, along with the many interesting coins, there are also many new terms to learn and remember. Here we look at a few basic coin terms that you will most-often encounter.
Newbie coin collectors are often overwhelmed by the words and phrases they come across in their new hobby. While the following abbreviations and acronyms are not the only ones that you will stumble upon when collecting coins, these are among the most common.