How to Grade Coins
Grading a coin will teach you the value of that coin in the market. The 70-Point Grading Scale.
The best way to begin collecting coins
You don't need a big budget to start a coin collection. Guide how to start your own coin collection with a small budget.
How to Store Coins
No job can be efficiently done without the equipment. Review of the important tools - magnifiers, soft cotton gloves, apps.
Selling your coins through an auction
The 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.
7 Best Ways to Ruin your Coins
Even 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.
Steps to clean the coins safely
Make 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.
Describing about Your Coins to Other Collectors
Consider 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.
Describing about Your Coins to Other Collectors - Continued
In 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.
People's Bank of China issues Year of the Monkey coins for 2016
Every 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.
Canada vs. Soviet Russia hockey opposition during Cold-War
In 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.
The Royal Australian Mint Releases Color $2 Circulation Coin in Honor of Remembrance Day
In order to honor the Remembrance Day the Royal Australian Mint released a 2$ coin with a color application. It is so-called tribute to the countries of Commonwealth Charter and events of World War I.
United States Mint Silver Eagle Assignment Rises to 1 Million
Since 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.
1$ Coin of Canada devoted to 1916-2016 Women's Right to Vote
The 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.
Cherry Blossoms Silver Coin Released in Canada in 2016 Takes 82% of Sales
The 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.
Canada Launched New Coins Batman v Superman 2016
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.
1$ Presidential Coins with the picture of 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.
New Swiss coin devoted to the opening of Alps mountain tunnel
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.
Australia issues Collectible Coins in March, 2016
Australia 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.
Quarter designs of 2017 are being selected by the Commission of Fine Arts
An 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.
Some methods of collecting Canadian Centennial medals of 1967
In 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!
Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like Football
The 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.
Banshee on Canadian 25 cents
The 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.
400 years since the death of Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel 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.
The Royal Mint Selects Designer for 2016 Remembrance Day Coin
Thomas 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.
RCM launches 10-ounce silver bullion coins in Canada the Great series
Canada 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.
U.S. Mint Hosts Strike Ceremony for Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar
The 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.
Treasury Releases the Last Image for Novel Pound Coin
The 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.
Netherlands Features Province of Gelderland on Latest Silver Ducat
There were issued the newest silver Proof ducats by the Royal Dutch Mint. The Dutch nation used this domination for over 350 years.
The Designs for 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Silver Coin Chosen
The U.S. Mint started the last months of summer revealing the resulting reverse designs for America the Beautiful Quarters 2018 as well as presenting designs to America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.
$20 Canadian Silver Coin 2017 Commemorates Bomber Command in World WarII
In 2017 the Royal Canadian Mint decided to celebrate the act of bravery of almost 40,000 men and women who took part in the Bomber Command during WWII.
$30 2 ounces Silver Coin of Canada 2017 Demonstrated Diverse and Rich Flora
The Royal Canadian Mint released special edition of two ounces 99.99% silver coins dedicated to Canadian Flora and Fauna.
The $200 Million Pogue Coin Collection Presented for Auction
When George Washington was on his first presidential term, the trading in America was in a decay.
4 Most Common Questions About Coin Collecting (Part1)
The collecting of coins is a very old hobby, as it exists as long as people use coins. This hobby is the one that can bring real joy and rewards.
4 Most Common Questions About Coin Collecting (Part2)
One of the most frequently asked questions people ask is which coin every collector must have in their collection?
Ellis Island Quarter Designs
One of the newest coins released as a part of America the Beautiful Quarters is a design dedicated to Ellis Island.
Ellis Island Quarters 2017 Issued: Ellis Island Quarter Types of Products
Ellis Island quarters are ready for circulation, but they have never been used.
10 Rules of effective coin collecting
If you do not know how to become a great coin collector, probably you have small chances to get fun from this hobby.
10 Rules of effective coin collecting (Part 2)
If you are only starting your coin journey, before making purchases it is very important to study the market, to educate yourself.
Cuban 1915 coin-set sold for $473K
In 1915 Philadelphia Mint struck 6 gold coins specially for Cuba. In 2018 they were sold for $473K.
50-penny Brexit Coin to Be Issued
Though the situation around “Brexit” everyday gets more and more controversy, the only certain thing as of now is that the Royal Mint is going to present the special coin to spot the even in history.
Lincoln bronze cent will be sold by Collector Lutes
Back in 1947 a collector found a Lincoln cent that was struck on a bronze planchet in 1943 and kept it since that time.
Christmas Tree Made of Gold in Germany
Usually green and red colors are associated with Christmas, however, in Germany gold is taking first positions this year.
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Dollars Issued the First Strikes
Philadelphia Mint issued first few strikes of Proof silver dollars to commemorate the Apollo 11 50th anniversary on 13th of December.
New 2019 W American Eagle Palladium $25 Coin to Be Issued
American Eagle palladium $25 coin will be issued on September 5th, 2019 and will be reverse proof.
Differences in UK and the U.S. Approach in Designs
Bank of England will release a £50 note with Alan Turing on it, showing the concept for it.
New Malaysia Coins Dedicated to the Inauguration New King
On 26th of July the Bank Negara Malaysia demonstrated the new coin for collectors due to an honoring of the inauguration of the new king, who was crowned on the January 31st, 2019.
The Last Proof Coins will be Presented at the Ceremony of the Keys Collection
“The Ceremony of the Keys” is the last collection of Tower of London edition coins issued by the Royal Mint of UK in 2019. It was launched on 6th of August 2019 and is dedicated to one of the UK’s most important historical places and prominent ceremonies that started its history from Edward’s III’s reign back in 1340.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the U.S. Mint will take part in the ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money
From 13th- 17th of August in Rosemont, IL the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money will take place. The U.S. Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will join this amazing event in the booth #1825. The exact location is Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.