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Category Archive for 'Numismatics'

New to numismatics? Take a look at this guide to getting started. Many people begin their coin collecting journey by finding an interesting coin in their pocket change, inheriting a coin collection or acquiring a few coins by some other means. Other people think they have found a rare and valuable coin and are looking […]

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The ANA—American Numismatic Association, has posted a great listing of sites and reading recommendations.  Explore the links to expand your knowledge of coin collecting and numismatics. Money Websites  The following list contains links to some of the best websites available to numismatists. Use these in conjunction with the recommended books listed. Reading only a couple of books or […]

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Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices 7,900 Coins The 71st edition of the hobby’s Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will launch at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 30, 2017. It features new and extensively updated content reflecting the current market for collectible coins. Coin collectors have […]

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The Engelhard Prospector silver rounds are highly collectable and typically command a significant premium above their melt value.  They are considered by many to be the premier silver bullion round to which most others are compared.  These rounds, which pre-dated the US Mint released American Silver Eagles in 1986 were the premier quality silver round. […]

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Coin Update author Dennis Hengeveld states that collectors were once limited to buying at their neighborhood coin shop, at local and national trade shows, and through mail-order lists.  The Internet has created an online marketplace that stretches from coast to coast and beyond.  As a seller, does not having an on-line presence make you non-existent to buyers?  […]

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