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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. How To Find Rare Coins
Coin collecting was started only as a hobby for most people, however you can hear what other people say (or you probably have heard yourself) about news of people cashing in on their old coin; and that encouraged more people to go on a coin-collecting streak. If you are one of those people who want
3. Now Is The Time To Collect Copper
With the price of precious metals so high, many coin collectors are being priced out of the market for gold and silver coins. Now is the time for these collectors to get back to the roots of our hobby. Perhaps it is time to remember that collecting coins is not just about the precious metal content
4. 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.
5. 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!
6. 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.
7. Beginnings of U.S. Coinage
Throughout the Colonial years, Americans had become accustomed use of the Spanish dollar and its fractional parts, the real, the medio (half-real), etc. It was only natural, therefore, that when a national coinage was under consideration the dollar was mentioned most frequently.
8. 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
9. 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
10. Should You Use A grading Service?
Coin collecting has been a very popular hobby to many people of all ages. The marketing of coins has expanded widely and because of this wide the market prices of coins has varied immensely.
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