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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. Rules Of Coin Collecting
Coin collecting is something that takes time to learn. The most important thing to remember is that you are doing it for the right reason - if it is a passion, then it is something worth pursuing. Collecting just for profit may work but it usually is not enough in the long run. A person really has t

2. 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

3. 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter
1916 was a very busy year for the Mint. Three new designs were added that year thanks to a design competition. The Mercury dime and the Walking Liberty half dollar of A.A. Weinman were slated to join the Herman MacNeil Standing Liberty quarter in production in 1916.

4. 1893-O Morgan Dollar A Rarity
The 1893-O Morgan dollar is a rather mysterious Morgan dollar as not much is known about it, coming from a period when there were a number of scarce Morgans. It was quite easy for the 1893-O to be overlooked.

5. 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

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. Enjoy The Coins You Can Afford
This may sound like a strange title for an article. However, many collectors lament about the vast number of products that the U.S. Mint churns out yearly. They whine and complain about not being able to afford to buy every item the Mint creates. There are numerous letters and editorials that add t

8. The Canadian Quarter Dollar
The history of the Canadian Quarter is one of evolution. The changes have been remarkable.

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. The Proof Krugerrands of South Africa
One of the best-kept secrets and least understood groups of coins, by Americans, are the Proof Krugerrands.



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