Collecting Tips & Info
The Perth Mint “Great Warrior Series”: The Viking
The Viking is the second coin of the Australian Perth Mints 4-Coin Great Warrior Series.
Coin Sets vs. Individual Coins
Collecting coins as coin sets has many advantages over collecting individual coins. Read about the advantages of collecting coin sets over individual coins.
Year of the Tiger Coins
Year of the Tiger commemorative coins can be found as gold or silver coins with sizes ranging from 1/20 oz. to 10 kg
Identifying Error Coins
Coin manufacturing errors, which rarely happen, do occur. These coin errors often result in higher price values, often above other rare coins.
Cataloguing Coin Collections: A Beginner’s Guide
Organizing and cataloging your coins collection not only makes it easy to find coins, but it also helps you avoid purchasing coins you already own.
How To Protect Yourself From Buying Fake Coins
Don't fall prey to an unethical coin dealer - learn how to protect yourself from scams and fake gold coin purchases with these tips.
Famous Coin Hoards: Redfield's Silver Dollar Hoard
Hoards of coins have captured the imagination of coin enthusiasts. Lavere Redfield, whose stash of Morgan and Peace dollars exceeded 400,000 coins.
Signs of Artificial Toning on Coins
As coins age, many develop a natural tone. Removing a coin’s natural coloring decreases its value. How do you spot artificial toning, or cleaning on a coin?
Why Invest in European Gold Coins?
Certain coins have remained perennial favorites, while others have been somewhat overlooked.
Quick Facts About Silver Canadian Maple Leaf Coins
The Canadian Maple Leaf coins are some of the most popular bullion. These coin have gained an outstanding reputation due to their exceptional purity and design.
Coin Values vs. Inflation - The Real Relationship
A few principles that can help collectors understand, theories and information that permeate the market during periods of economic uncertainty.
Strategies for Investing In Coin Collections
The coin market offers its own set of standards. Coin investors who use these standards to guide their purchases will enjoy greater investment growth over time.
Top Ten World Coins for Investors
International coins collection opportunities for world coins are essentially limitless, ten coins have come to stand out as exceptional investments.
The History of the Chinese Silver Panda Coin
Following the success of the 1982 Chinese Gold Panda Coin, the People’s Republic of China added silver coins to the series in 1983.
Why Buy Common Date Coins?
Savvy investors are turning to coin collecting. The value of precious metals are easily tracked over time, and tend to fluctuate less than other investments.
Proper Coin Care: Cleaning and Storage
For numismatists, or coin collectors, this is especially important, as improper cleaning and maintenance techniques can devalue a collection.
The Extraordinary Legend of the French Angel Coin
The French Angel Coin brings a bit of mystery and magic to the world of numismatics. Augustine Dupré, claimed the angle image was a protective force.
The Mexican Gold Peso
Perhaps the greatest reward of coin collecting is that each coin has its own unique beauty and history, and the Mexican Gold Peso is no exception.
The History of Saint-Gaudens’ “Double Eagle” Coins
The St. Gaudens’ “Double Eagle” coins are held to be the most beautiful coins in US History have long made them a popular item among numismatists.
Coin Collecting Terms: Glossary of Coin Vocabulary
The field of coin collecting has a vocabulary all its own. With a few basics, anyone can be well on the way to enjoying coin collection and their special terms.