The Basics of Coin Collecting

  1. ProfoundPuns profile image83
    ProfoundPunsposted 9 years ago

    The Basics of Coin Collecting

  2. nkrohini profile image82
    nkrohiniposted 9 years ago

    Coin collecting is the collecting or trading of coins or legally minted currency. Coin collectors collect coins those that were in circulation for only a brief time, coins minted with errors, or especially beautiful or historically interesting... read more

  3. Treasured Pasts profile image77
    Treasured Pastsposted 8 years ago

    Coin Collecting does not have to be expensive. A person can put together a nice collection of older coins by collecting more common dates, newer coins (like state quarters), and coins that are circulated. The best thing is to focus the collection. Collect lincoln pennies or buffalo nickels, mercury dimes, or washington quarters. Once you see whether it is for you and if finances allow, expand into rarer coins. Remember this though. You will rarely get prices listed in guides. This is usually what you pay in a coin store. Check ebay to get an idea what coins sell for.