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Ladybird Tuesday: Learnabout… Coin Collecting

Is it possible for there to be a hobby that makes stamp collecting look sexy? If so then coin collecting probably fits the bill. I kind of understand stamp collecting – all the different pictures, shapes and sizes, plus the old fashioned romant...
by Being Mrs C on Jan 27, 2015

Buttons and Bows

I don’t remember what year it was, but I remember precisely where. On one of my countless trips out back—to or from school, to burn the paper garbage, pet the dog, or wander in the woods—I noticed something poking out … Continue reading &...

Buttons and Bows

I don’t remember what year it was, but I remember precisely where. On one of my countless trips out back—to or from school, to burn the paper garbage, pet the dog, or wander in the woods—I noticed something poking out … Continue reading &...

Why Collect Coins?

So why collect coins? Answer is simple really. Coin Collectors, sometimes called Numismatists, enjoy collecting coins on various levels. Some collect coins for their rarity, some collect coins in the hope that one day their collection will be wort...
by Coin Collecting on Feb 10, 2014

Coin Collecting - The Top 10 List

An associate of mine remembers receiving as a child a big paper bag of old US silver dollars, some going back as far as the late 1890s. Sometime between then and today he has misplaced that old paper bag. To this day he wonders if any of those coi...
by Coin Collecting on Jan 22, 2014

Start Your Own Coin Collection

Coin collections can be prized possessions that can be handed down from generation to generation. There are even coin collections today that can fetch a prize up to hundreds and thousands of dollars. Coin collecting, more importantly, can be a very e...
by Coin Collecting on Jan 7, 2014

Coin Collecting A Fun And Rewarding Hobby

Collecting coins is a hobby that can be enjoyed by anyone of any age.  A lot of coin collectors started as children, with the help of their  parents or grandparents collecting pennies or dimes. For some, coin collecting can become a lifetim...
by Coin Collecting on Jan 5, 2014

Coin Collecting Throughout The Ages

Coin collecting, or numismatics is a hobby as old as time. As a  hobby, it has been around for more than 2,500 years. This is surprising  since the use of coins has been around for pretty much that same amount  of time too. Man has alw...
by Coin Collecting on Jan 3, 2014

Coin Collecting

One of the most popular hobbies today is coin collecting. Coin collecting is  a fun pastime that can be enjoyed by anyone.The premise of coin collecting lies in the idea that certain coins  are more valuable than others. Amateur collectors...
by Coin Collecting on Dec 26, 2013

Coins, Paper Money, Or Stamps?

Coins and stamps are tangible reminders of years gone by. Yet, while coin collecting is flourishing as a hobby, stamp collecting has gone by the wayside. Many families who inherit stamp collections are more interested in getting the collection apprai...
by Coin Collecting on Dec 18, 2013

How To Clean Silver Coins

Serious coin collectors will tell you that you shouldn't clean your coin collection because they prefer that "natural look." Unless you have no interest in ever selling the coins, and don't care about lost value, absolutely do not clean them.Silve...
by Coin Collecting on Dec 14, 2013

How To Store Coins

Coins should be stored individually. Storing coins together, in a jar perhaps, will cause the coins to scrape against each other. As well as marking the coins, they will also tarnish each other.The cheapest way to store coins individually is paper...
by Coin Collecting on Dec 13, 2013

How To Clean Coins

Serious coin collectors will tell you that you shouldn't clean your coin collection because they prefer that "natural look." Unless you have no interest in ever selling the coins, and don't care about lost value, absolutely do not clean them.Professi...
by Coin Collecting on Dec 9, 2013

The Free “Lucky” Silver Penny

If you are curious about the 2013 silver pennies minted by the Royal Mint to commemorate the birth of the Royal Baby, you can take a look at them here. According to traditional folklore in England, crossing the palm of a new born baby with silver or...
by Wealthymatters on Jul 23, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013

How to Make Neat Images of Coins

When you are online and into coin business you need to have good photos of coins. It is very important to have some neat images when you talk about some coins. A good coin image will help you communicate your coin more effectively. Let us talk about...
by World Stamps and Coins on Jan 16, 2013


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