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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. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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

7. Coin Investing
This article discusses the pros and cons o investing in rare coins.

8. 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.

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. 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.



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