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Here are the top ten articles for the Coin Collecting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Ancient Roman Coins Found In Japan
The subject of numismatics is once again rewriting history. It was recently announced that some ancient Roman coins have been found in an archaeological site in Japan. Ten coins, at least six of them are reported to be from the Constantian era.

2. Some Very Expensive Coins
The most prominent of these, the 1804 Silver Dollar, is known as the King of Coins. Only 15 examples exist today, and it is considered a very beautiful coin as well. There are few coins as rare that are also as popular, and that combined with the fact that most of the surviving specimens are in very

3. Purity: Is it a known fake or forgery?
Itís very easy to mistake a coinís true worth if the coin has been debased in some way. This can have been done in a number of ways, but one of the most common is by substituting lower base metals for a coin which is supposed to have silver, gold or platinum.

4. Canadian Coin Treasures
In Canada where the popularity of money and coins has shown significant increase because the value of "paper fiat money" tends to deflate as much as 25% to 30% in a short period of time. For this reason, coin manufacturers in Canada started making different types of coins to partially replace the va

5. Narrow Range Coin Prices
The current precious metals market continues to trade in a very narrow range. While coin collectors are enjoying this price stability, silver and gold bullion coin buyers aren't. Sales are stagnating for this very reason, buyers may be taking a short recess. Sales of bullion coins are slowing down.

6. 7 Popular Coin Collecting Themes
Coin collecting has been the hobby of many people for many years. Nowadays, instead of simply collecting coins, modern coin collectors collect coins according to a theme.

7. The Redfield Hoard
LaVere Redfield stashed 411,000 Silver Dollars behind a false wall in his basement. After his death, the Internal Revenue Service got to it first.

8. Buying And Selling Scrap Gold Review
This is a bit of departure from most of the articles on this site. For those collectors who are looking to make money collecting and investing in coins, this could be a great sideline to add to your investment/collecting strategies. What I am reviewing here is a pdf ebook by Skip McGrath entitled: "

9. Bullion Moves Lower
The health of the bullion and bullion related sectors of the coin market is rather precarious. Silver is of the more immediate concern as it is trading near the bottom of its recent range. Gold remains reasonably steady. The same cannot be said for the scarce-to-rare coin market.

10. Roman Coin Helps Date Site
Coins can help to serve the same purpose as can an index fossil. Coins can help to date an archaeological dig site in a much similar fashion as can a fossil help date the strata in which the fossil is found. The important part in both scenarios is for the find to be documented in its proper context



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