What’s The Difference Between Being A Numismatist & A Coin Collector?

Wondering about the difference between being a numismatist and a coin collector? A coin collector is somebody who gathers coins with the intention of completing sets of coins. A numismatist is a person who studies coins and money from a historic, social, or artistic sense. See other differences and why many people are both!

A Fun Way To Collect Coins From A Specific Year: Assemble A Birth Year Coin Set Or A Conception Year Coin Set!

A really fun idea is to assemble a Birth Year Coin Set or a Conception Year Coin Set. It’s a collection of coins that were struck during the year of one’s birth or the year of one’s conception. The idea is to pick out of pocket change an example of each coin you find that was struck the year you (or someone you love) was born — or conceived. This is a simple DIY project for all skill levels — whether you officially collect coins or not! Here are some clever ideas for making coin sets by year — including Birth Year Coin Sets and Conception Year Coin Sets.

5 Reasons To Start Collecting Coins Now

There’s never been a better time to begin coin collecting as a hobby. I’ve been collecting coins since 1992, and I’m going to share with you the reasons I think you’ll enjoy it too.

My First Coin: The Gateway Into A Fun Hobby

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.