How To Grade Your Coins
A "grade" is described as a shorthand designed by coin experts (numismatists) to reveal a coin’s appearance. Simply put, if a certain coin collector tells another collector that he owns an uncirculated Charlotte 50 half eagle, both should already have a concept of the coins appearance without even seeing it, because of the claim of its g... [Read more]Joining A Coin Club
People engage in social activities for many reasons; most common is sharing in the same interest and passion as other people. It is in places like these that information about a certain subject is shared and new ideas and trends are revealed that keep its members up to date with current events that happen in that ... [Read more]Software For Coin Collecting: The Smarter Way To Collect Coins
It is a common coin collecting problem: too many coins, not enough information on what kinds of coins to collect, or a disorganized group of collecti... [Read more]Handling Your Collection.
When it comes to collectable coins, the less they get handled, the better. They’re best kept in a coin holder, with as little contact as possible. The better the quality of the coins, the more important it is to handle them prop... [Read more]How To Detect Counterfeit Coins
A special machine does the stamping of coins to make them genuine. People who counterfeit coins are well trained and have the capacity to manipulate their duplication - especially those rare coins which have high value among collectors. The most common procedure used in counterfeiting is that they pour a liquid metal into molds that will leave die marks with cracking on the counterfeit ... [Read more]