Unlocking value from personal accumulations of gold and silver jewelry is easy to do… if you are armed with the facts, and deal with a reputable gold/silver buyer.
Coin collecting has long been viewed as a predominantly male hobby. However, throughout history there have been many women who made significant contributions to numismatics, helping to reshape the field.
We’ve talked numerous times about how coins have historical consequence. Most are designed or minted as a commemoration of an important event or person or are the result of politicking
A little over a year ago, news of the Saddle Ridge Hoard of more than $10 million in value of rare coins put coin collecting in the national spotlight. The
Novice collectors sometimes approach us for insights on a good series to collect when starting out, and as a Grand Rapids coin dealer, we have given that question a fair amount of consideration. There are many good choices, with U.S. pennies being a popular one. For several reasons, though, we often recommend the Peace dollar series.
Coin Values and How to Sell Your Collection “What are my coins worth?” is the most common first question I get from people who have inherited coin collections and accumulations
Top Ten Do’s:
Study coins and become a knowledgeable collector. Consider subscribing to coin trade journals (Numismatic News and Coin World offer a wealth of detailed information).
Join online forums (try PCGS, NGC, VAM World) and local coin clubs to share knowledge and learn from others.
Attend coin shows and visit coin shops. Check out the many online calendars for local, regional, and national shows.
In this blog post we discuss the key elements that make a coin rare, collectable, and valuable.