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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.
The best coin websites that all coin collectors should visit include: the American Numismatic Association ANA coin site, the U.S. Mint coin site, the Professional Coin Grading Service coin site, the CoinLink coin site, and the eBay Coin Buying Guide.
Want to get someone else to start coin collecting with you? Here are 5 ways to get others started collecting coins. It’s fun… and easy!
Buying coins for a young coin collector doesn’t need to be expensive. Many of the coins can be found in everyday circulation. The other coins listed here are quite inexpensive, and would be great for coin collecting kids.
Gift ideas that just about any budding coin collector would enjoy. And you don’t even need to leave your home to buy them because online shopping sites and coin dealers have all of these!
The young coin collector needs a way to store their coin collection. But sometimes young collectors need supplies that are particularly suitable for their little hands, desire for fun, and tendency for mishandling. What do you buy for the young person’s coin collection? Here are some ideas.
Here are 5 tips to guide you through your very first coin show. Plus, a wealth of coin show advice from myself and others who’ve been to lots of different coin shows.
How long have people been collecting coins? About a long as coins have been made — around 600 BC to 800 BC. In addition to a brief history of coins and info about the history of coin collecting, see how the 50 State Quarters program sparked a renewed interest in coin collecting in the late 1990s. Collecting the U.S. quarters led many to start collecting coins of other types as well. Here we review the ups and downs of coin collecting through the years, and how it all comes back to the U.S. quarter.
Have some spare change lying around? Wondering how much money all that loose change is worth? Here are some free online coin calculators, plus some fun learning tools for parents interested in teaching their children about counting and other money matters.
If you’re interested in getting your children started early in coin collecting I have a few tips and pointers for you. Some ideas as far as which coins might be the best for kids to collect…