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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Rare Coin Investing
Coin collecting is the oldest collecting hobby with a history of more than 2000 years! Yes, more than TWO THOUSAND YEARS! Since the time of the beginning of the Roman Empire (arround 20 BC), a few noble romans were collecting ancient Greek coins (500-300 BC)...
4. What Makes A Coin Valuable?
There are many "rare" coins for which there is little demand. But overall, rare coins have higher prices. Demand doesn't drive retail price so much as it drives the spread between retail and wholesale.
5. 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.
6. Getting Started
Before we go into any detail on collecting coins and sundry other details, I feel that I should introduce you to one, or rather two, simple facts which will help you in your coin dealings.
7. Putting Coins In A Folder
The price of an antique item goes up if it is kept in good condition. By having it stored in a safe place, one can be sure that it will not be damaged by the elements or by negligence that will reduce its value in the market.
8. Coin Bargains In The Marketplace
Bargain hunting could be the watchword within the scarce to rare segment of the coin market. There are many indicators that a significant number of collectors and perhaps a few speculators who know what they are doing are purchasing better date and superior condition coins at today’s somewhat depres
9. 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.
10. Make Money Investing In Coins
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