Collecting Coins

 

How to Grade Coins

grade coinsGrading a coin will teach you the value of that coin in the market. The 70-Point Grading Scale.

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The best way to begin collecting coins

coin collectorYou don't need a big budget to start a coin collection. Guide how to start your own coin collection with a small budget.

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How to Store Coins

store coinsNo job can be efficiently done without the equipment. Review of the important tools - magnifiers, soft cotton gloves, apps.

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Selling your coins through an auction

sell-coins-auctionThe job of an auctioneer is to increase the price of the product that is having more demand at the same time the supply of the product is limited.

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7 Best Ways to Ruin your Coins

ruin coinEven expert coin collectors are unaware of the steps to be taken and it is highly recommended that they take proper care the coins and handle, store, clean and protect coins in an appropriate manner.

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Steps to clean the coins safely

coin towel softMake sure that you never make use of any metal polish if you wish to clean the coins.Prior to cleaning the coins, ensure that you clean your hands with soap so that the oil and other tiny particles get washed away from your fingers.

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Describing about Your Coins to Other Collectors

coin, cent, LincolnConsider the backside of a U.S. Lincoln Cent. The area of the coin that is flat or not raised during the minting process is known as the field. The part of the coin that runs all around the edges on both sides of the coin is known as the rim.

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Describing about Your Coins to Other Collectors - Continued

coins, cent, United StatesIn US coins, the designer's initials are also present and it can be read using a magnifying glass. The US Lincoln Cent has the letters "VDB" embedded for the designer's initials, which stand for Victor David Brenner, who has designed the US Lincoln penny that has been in circulation since 1909.

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People's Bank of China issues Year of the Monkey coins for 2016

monkey coin CanadaEvery year Lunar Calendar goes under one of 12 animals. The person is guided by certain animal depending on the year of birth. The year of Monkey starts on the 7th of February 2016 and will last until the 27th of January, 2017.

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Canada vs. Soviet Russia hockey opposition during Cold-War

Anniversary Hockey Victory 1 DollarIn September 1972, the Summit Series 8-games hockey championship between Soviet Union and Canada was conducted. This championship was the first time of interaction between these hockey teams on professional and international levels.

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The Royal Australian Mint Releases Color $2 Circulation Coin in Honor of Remembrance Day

2 Dollars Remembrance Day -C-In order to honor the Remembrance Day the Royal Australian Mint released a 2$ coin with a color application. It is so-called tribute to the countries of Commonwealth Charter and events of World War I.

 

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United States Mint Silver Eagle Assignment Rises to 1 Million

American Silver EagleSince July 2015 the US Mint has shortened the sales of American Silver Eagle bullions, and now they have raised the amount of coins on almost 4.4% during October 2015, and it makes 1,043,500 pieces.

 

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1$ Coin of Canada devoted to 1916-2016 Women's Right to Vote

womens right, coinThe one century anniversary celebration of Right of Women to Vote became the launch for new coin which is the symbol of the movement for the civil right to vote. Also special five coins were available for people at their official face value. The box with these coins was opened especially for tender.

 

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Cherry Blossoms Silver Coin Released in Canada in 2016 Takes 82% of Sales

Cherry Blossoms Silver CoinThe main adornment of the new coin, made by Royal Canadian Mint, became spring blooms. Seems, it will be sold out very quickly. Number of these released silver coins is 6 500. More than 80% of them have been already sold.

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Canada Launched New Coins Batman v Superman 2016

100 Dollars (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)The Royal Canadian Mint had issued unusual coins for collectors. The subject of design for the new series of coins is famous superheroes from the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which will be released nearest time. Three of heroes are shown on the tail side.

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1$ Presidential Coins with the picture of Gerald R. Ford

1 Dollar (Gerald R. Ford)Gerald Ford did a lot for his country. He was the President of the USA (1974-1977). In his honor the 38th Presidential Coin with its 1$ face value was launched by the U.S. Mint. On the 8th of March these coins became available for purchasing.

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New Swiss coin devoted to the opening of Alps mountain tunnel

20 Francs (Gottardo 2016)The colossal railway tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, will be opened on June, 1, 2016. Undoubtedly this huge rout with its length 57 km deserves the issue of the special exceptional coin, which reminds about this achievement.

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Australia issues Collectible Coins in March, 2016

White Shark coinAustralia issues Collectible Coins in March, 2016. For now collectors may be happy to become an owner of an Australian Great White Shark Map-Shaped Coin, ANZAC coins made of aluminum bronze or made of gold.

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Quarter designs of 2017 are being selected by the Commission of Fine Arts

Ellis IslandAn opinion of the CFA (the Commission of Fine Arts) and an opinion of the CCAC (the Citizen's Coinage Advisory Committee) regarding the designs of Effigy Mounds of Iowa and Ellis Island of New Jersey quarter coins do not coincide.

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Some methods of collecting Canadian Centennial medals of 1967

Canadian Centennial medals of 1967In Canada the peak of medallions production was in 1967. It was connected with the celebration of the centenary of Confederation. The collection of the medallions can tell all the history of Canada starting 1950s!

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Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like Football

Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like Football, 200 dollarsThe partnership Royal Canadian Mint has offered its customers very interesting and actually beautiful coins. They are covered with gold or silver. They are designed in the form of a football ball.

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Banshee on Canadian 25 cents

Banshee on Canadian 25 centsThe third and final coin in the Royal Canadian Mint's has This is the third and the last release of Haunted Canada Series of our partnership. The coins have a diameter of 35 mm. 25 cents celebrates the legendary Ghost of Bell Island.

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400 years since the death of Miguel de Cervantes

400 years since the death of Miguel de CervantesMiguel de Cervantes is a famous author of the legendary novel called Don Quixote. His image on the coins is one of the most sought-after ones. On the 400-year anniversary of his death, the Royal Mind of Spain got three are coins with the writer depicted on them.

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The Royal Mint Selects Designer for 2016 Remembrance Day Coin

2016 Remembrance Day CoinThomas Docherty is the current designer of the novel coin who was picked up for the accomplishing of this important and noble task. This masterpiece honors the special Remembrance Day.

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RCM launches 10-ounce silver bullion coins in Canada the Great series

Canada, Niagara Falls, coin, 2017Canada has released another unique coin in the contest for bullion domination. The Royal Canadian Mint has released the 10-ounce .9999 silver fineness of bullion coin, which is first in its series.

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U.S. Mint Hosts Strike Ceremony for Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar

International Centennial Silver Dollar, 2017The Mint of the U.S.A. released a ceremonial coin for the 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial silver dollar. The design contains on the observe Melvin Jones in a combination with the logo of the foundation.

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Treasury Releases the Last Image for Novel Pound Coin

One Pound 2016The Treasury of Her Majesty has released the last images of the novel £1 coin. It will begin its official circulation from March of the upcoming year. It will be one of the most protected coins in the world.

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Netherlands Features Province of Gelderland on Latest Silver Ducat

Proof ducats ,coinThere were issued the newest silver Proof ducats by the Royal Dutch Mint. The Dutch nation used this domination for over 350 years. These coins played an important role in the early periods of European as well as worldwide trading.

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