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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. Counterfeit Coin Detection
A special machine does the stamping of coins to make them genuine. People who counterfeit coins are well trained and have the capacity to manipulate their duplication - especially those rare coins which have high value among collectors. The most common procedure used in counterfeiting is that they p

2. A Cashless Society
As a collector of coins you may have heard about the world going to a cashless society. Well you don't even have to be a collector to be concerned about the ongoing push to bring this about. Unfortunately it will only be a matter of time before this comes into being.

3. 1931-D Mercury Dime
The Mercury dime is a set that has been studied heavily which should indicate pricing that would accurately reflect the availability and demand. If you rely on mintage totals alone, the 1931-D could be troublesome as its mintage numbers were only 1,260,000 pieces.

4. Using A Coin Album
For every numismatist or coin collector, finding a good place to store their coins is the most important thing in this world because storing their precious coins in a good and secure place will ensure that the quality and value of their coins is maintained.

5. Online Sellers' Claims
If you have ever looked at coin auctions on a site like eBay you have likely seen sellers selling "unsearched" rolls of coins to prospective bidders. Some of these online sellers tout the items they are selling (rolls of cents and/or other coins) are unsearched and "guaranteed" to contain error co

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. Taking Care Of 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

8. Can Damaged Coins Find A Home?
Does a coin that is holed, bent, scratched, corroded, or otherwise damaged have any collector value? Read this article to find out the anser to this question.

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. 1849 Double Eagle
The 1849 double eagle can trace its existence to the rivers and streams of California. The gold discovered there in the late 1840s opened the way to approval of the $20 denomination. If you doubt the importance of California gold, consider that the next highest gold coin, the $10 gold eagle, had

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