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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. New Zimbabwe Bond Coins
Here is a new twist on coins issued by a government: bond coins. If you are not familiar with Zimbabwean currency, it has had a tumultuous ride over the years. Severe hyperinflation has wrecked the value of their original currency. The values of their paper currency reached the trillions of dollars
2. Collecting U.K. Coins
n the United Kingdom, coins are considered one of the most precious relics that the nation has ever produced because most of their coins are considered to be a true representation of the royalty. For instance, U.K. coin collectors would be happy to own the 50-cent coins that were manufactured by the
3. New Local Currency
In an age of new crypto currencies such as bitcoin, which is a virtual currency without a physical form, can a new tangible local currency find its place in the sun? Only time will tell if this experiment will succeed or not. An individual in Eugene, Oregon is launching a new local currency there. T
4. What Types Of Coins Should You Collect?
Coin collecting is a fun hobby to start and the thrill of hunting for old coins is enough for many people to continue doing it. Other people consider coin collecting an investment, something they can receive a profit from. If you are one of those people, then you can find several types of coins in t
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. 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. Numismatic Learning
Numismatics is the study of money, medallions, banknotes, token coins, and stock certificates. It is believed to have been established in the time of Julius Caesar who wrote the first book on the subject. It is a very interesting topic because every medal or coin signifies a different era, culture,
8. The Proof Krugerrands of South Africa
One of the best-kept secrets and least understood groups of coins, by Americans, are the Proof Krugerrands.
9. Don’t Get Extreme With Magnification
Coins are generally viewed with a 10X magnification device, which is usually some kind of 10X jeweler’s loupe. This magnification is sufficient to discern any defects the coin being examined has. When you use a device with a higher magnification factor greater than 10X the defects seen are not going
10. The Canadian Quarter Dollar
The history of the Canadian Quarter is one of evolution. The changes have been remarkable.
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