Beginner's Guide to Collecting Coins

Beginner's Guide to Collecting Coins

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by Kenneth Hightower
     
 
The Ultimate Guide on Collecting Coins for Beginners

The old saying goes, “Money makes the world go ‘round.” We use it every day. We can’t acquire many necessary item needed in daily life without it. We almost always want more of it, but for coin collectors, money is much more than a piece of metal. It’s a hobby, a

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The Ultimate Guide on Collecting Coins for Beginners

The old saying goes, “Money makes the world go ‘round.” We use it every day. We can’t acquire many necessary item needed in daily life without it. We almost always want more of it, but for coin collectors, money is much more than a piece of metal. It’s a hobby, a learning experience, and can be a lifelong obsession.

There really are no hard statistics on the amount of people who collect coins in the world. Some people suggest that 1 out of every 10,000 people is an active coin collector. That’s pretty staggering when you think about the population of the world.

People have been collecting coins for years. At one time, it was called the hobby of kings, but today people from all walks of life and of all ages are maintaining coin collections.

Their reasons are varied. Some like the history behind coinage. Some do it to amass a collection worthy of handing down to future generations. Still others are simply businesspeople buying and selling coins to make a living. Collecting coins can be somewhat of a treasure hunt for many. The quest for that one coin to complete their collection can be an obsession.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Fun Facts about Coins
Coin Collecting Glossary
Beginning Your Collection
What to Collect
Storing Your Coins
Tools of the Trade
Amassing Your Collection
Handling Your Coins
Cleaning Coins
Grading Your Coins
Determining Your Coin’s Value
Pricing Coins
Most Requested Coin Values
Some Very Expensive Coins
Kids and Coin Collecting
Getting a Child into Coin Collecting
Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013152366
Publisher:
Kenneth Hightower
Publication date:
07/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
152 KB

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Beginner's Guide to Collecting Coins 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
carlKH More than 1 year ago
interesting...
Hasem-uddin More than 1 year ago
I like this book.