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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. Coin Grading Inflation
By now most of us have heard of the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing gambit. Whether you realize it or not this is simply a program to overly expand our money supply to supposedly stimulate the economy. In reality QE-? does nothing more than devalue the dollar and enrich the banking elite behin
2. Bitcoins To Get A Physical Form
While Bitcoins are a virtual currency, if the concept of a Bitcoin is too “virtual” for you, a physical form is on the way. Titan Mint has found a way to put a Bitcoin into a tangible form as well as making it collectible.
3. The Canadian Quarter Dollar
The history of the Canadian Quarter is one of evolution. The changes have been remarkable.
4. The Jefferson Nickel
The rarest of all the Jefferson nickels is the 1942-S with the reverse of the 1941. This unique coin (1 known) was actually found in a group of circulated coins in 1961. Who knows, maybe one of you have one in your collection, and you may not even know it.
5. 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.
6. Two 1917-D Walking Liberty Halves
In the Walking Liberty half-dollar series there are two 1917-D halves and neither seems to attract much attention from collectors. The 1917-D Walking Liberty mintages started out in a normal manner.
7. Different Types Of Collectors
Many coin collectors have heard that there are two types of collectors: hobbyists and investors. However there are many other types of collectors, besides what most collectors are familiar with.
8. New Coin Collecting Course
Coin collectors who want a better grounding in the basics of numismatics can now learn at their own pace from a new downloadable course from Krause Publications. “Coin Collecting 101:The Basics of Coin Collecting” is being offered as a PDF download in a zipped file.
9. ANA Budget Woes
The adoption of the next annual American Numismatic Association has been delayed for up to three months. President Walter Ostromecki made the announcement on Oct. 22, 2013 at the opening of the first ANA board of governors meeting to be webcast.
10. What Is Gold?
While this may seem like a stupid question, especially to coin collectors, it is a good question to ask. For coin collectors, it is all about the precious metal itself, or the coins made from it. For the rest of us the question isn’t so cut and dry. With the recent drop in gold prices, it is importa
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