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1. Problems Delay Issues Of Spouse Coins
The U.S. Mint has encountered a number of issues that have prevented it from issuing all four of the four poof and uncirculated 2012 First Spouse half-ounce gold coins that were supposed to have been struck and issued this year. The Mint promises to remedy these problems by the end of this calendar

2. 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.

3. Take Care Of Your Coins
There are collectors that specifically find classic editions of coins that existed during the period from 1892 to 1954. These coins have marked events or may signify the work of royalty during that period. There are those collectors that prefer the modern series that are very distinct as well. One

4. Storing Your Coins Safely
Major problems with holding coins are the risks of fire, theft, and impairment of condition through environmental conditions. Accordingly, before you invest a lot of money in coins, resign yourself to the fact that you must invest additional money for the purpose of safe storage.

5. Civil War Era Counterfeit Deterrents
When the U.S. Civil War broke out in 1861, The central government did not have the resources to force the rebel states back into the Union. The Lincoln Administration and The Congress of the time were forced to use paper money and the printing press to finance the North’s war effort. Unfortunately,

6. Laymans Australian Coin Values Guide Review
Coin collecting as a hobby is rewarding, educational, challenging, and even profitable for some collectors. If you live in the United States, there are numerous coin types to collect, some very expensive, many not so. Other collectors flock to ancient coins or foreign coins of various types. Collec

7. Coin Investing
This article discusses the pros and cons o investing in rare coins.

8. How To Get Started Collecting Coins
Getting your coin collection started isn’t as hard as you might think and there are a number of avenues you can pursue. Most of it depends though on why you want to become a coin collector. If you’re doing it just as a relaxing hobby then you have no problem and can get started pretty much off the b

9. 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.

10. Coin Fun Facts
There are approximately $8 billion worth of coins circulating in the U.S. today. In the past 30 years, the U.S. Mint, who is responsible for designing and producing the nation’s coins, has minted over 300 billion coins, worth about $15 billion!



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