A Beginners Guide to Coin Collecting

 

"A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting"

You are standing in the checkout line at the grocery store. Your turn rolls around, you pay the clerk and patiently wait for your change. As she places the change in your hand suddenly your heart leaps to your throat and for an instant you even forget to breath!

There in the palm of your hand is what appears to be a "Mercury Dime!" You quickly contain yourself and slip the change in your wallet. When you return home you are able to confirm that you do have a somewhat rare find!

The Mercury Dimes were produced on and off during the 20th century and have a market value of $50 a piece. Aren't you glad you caught the coin collecting bug a few months ago?

Okay, maybe that was a bit over the top but make no mistake this story unfolds across the country very frequently. Just a little bit of knowledge and you, too, can learn how to distinguish the occasional rare find.

"A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting" can give you the information you need to find that rare coin and determine if this is a hobby you would like to pursue.

Discover this:

  •  Becoming a Numismatic - the fancy word for a coin collector

  •  Where to find coins - some places are better than others

  •  What you should look for in a coin - shiny isn't always better

  •  What are mints and mint marks - master this before you get started

  •  What affects the value of a coin - is it all about age?

  •  Getting started - learn how to begin without a lot of hassles

  •  Grading your coins - learn how or

  •  Should you use a grading service - what is your preference?

  •  When should you sell - timing is everything

  •  Pros and cons of buying at auction - best know who is bidding

  •  About commemorative and other special coins - these are specialty coins

  •  How and where you can buy bullion coins - limited availability but worth it

  •  Detecting counterfeit coins - don't get taken in

  •  How to avoid shysters and frauds - yes, they are out there and you need to learn the ropes

  •  How to care for your coins - a glass jar just doesn't get it

Getting the answers to these and other compelling questions is a must for anyone who is considering coin collecting as a hobby or avocation.

Learn all the ins and outs and discover whether this is a hobby you would like to pursue. If you do have a "stash" of coins you've been gathering in a large water jug, today is the day to discover if you have "buried treasure."

One click on "A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting" and you'll get the answers you need!

Table Of Contents:

Becoming a Numismatic
Where to find coins
What you should look for in a coin
What are mints and mint marks
What affects the value of a coin?
Getting started
Grading your coins
Should you use a grading service?
When should you sell?
Pros and cons of buying at auction
About commemorative and other special coins
How and where you can buy bullion coins
Detecting counterfeit coins
How to avoid shysters and frauds
How to care for your coins

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