Can’t make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world’s oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection. The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history and geography, develop organizational and observational skills, and learn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it. And you’ll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins, world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets your numismatic juices flowing. Discover how to: Start your collection correctly Evaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and more Buy interesting coins without breaking the bank Locate rare and expensive coins Get savvy about avoiding fakes Get the whole family involved in your collection Develop a buying strategy Clean and handle coins safely Keep your collection secure at home and on the road Investigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coins Create complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or gold U.S. coins When it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is right on the money!
Complete Guide On How To Get Started With Coin Collecting As A Complete Beginner
Author: Daniel Jewett
Ever thought of becoming a coin collector and revel in the joy and thrill of engaging in a "treasure hunt?" Perhaps you want to have a beautiful collection to rest your eyes on in your home, akin to art, vintage stamps and historical artifacts, and maybe even make money out of it? If so, then here's where you need to be right now. You Are A Step Away From Discovering How To Master The Fine Art Of Coin Collection! As experienced collectors would tell you, there is something super satisfying about having a collection of intricately designed coins with glints of history written all over them gathered somewhere in your home. Others will go on and on about the invaluable process of collecting them and their limitless financial value. However, getting started with this kind of practice is not always the easiest of things for someone who's new to it. It can be frustrating, confusing and tiresome, and therefore defeat its main purpose. But that's why this book is here. Before I get into that, tell me something. Have you been wondering: What does it take to be a successful coin collector? How do you find exotic and valuable coins? Why do people collect coins in the first place? How do you get started proficiently and safely? If you have, then this book is all you need. It has all the answers to these and many more questions, and is specially designed to get anyone to enjoy and breeze through this beautiful process of collecting coins, and get started in no time- so keep reading! More precisely, you'll learn: How coin collection started, and why people have been doing it The types of coins you can collect How to improve your coin collection practice with some of the best tips How to perfect the art by learning the numismatic lingo How to handle, keep and take care of your collection safely How to assemble your coins for the highest value Where and how you can find coins How to catalogue your coin collection like a pro ...And much more! Did you know that back in 2013, a 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar sold for $10 million? That could have been you! If you ask me, this seems like one of the most lucrative hobbies that everyone should be doing, and this is your chance to start off a million miles ahead. Even if this is your first time in the world of coin collection, this book will break down the topic in simple language to ensure you have an easy time putting what you learn into action! Scroll up and click Buy Now With 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!
All You Need to Start Your Collection And Trade for Profit
Author: Richard Giedroyc
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Are you one of the 125 million coin collectors in the United States? Whether you're a beginner or an avid collector, The Everything Coin Collecting Book is your accessible reference for this exciting and profitable hobby. Written by a well-known numismatic authority, this is only authoritative guide written in an approachable style for every reader. Read The Everything Coin Collecting Book and you'll learn about: Starting and maintaining a collection Coin terminology Grading and authenticating coins Rarity and coin values Covering it all-from starting a collection, to selling and trading like a pro-this is the all-in-one guide you need to maintain a successful collection and trade for profit.
Recent News Story: The long term appreciation for high quality rare coins have achieved returns exceeding those of the major equity indices. Looking back over the past 40 years, rare coins have had a compounded (IRR) rate of return greater than 11%, while the DJIA and S&P500 indices have grown at rates less than 7%. These are important facts. Even if you just want to learn the basics of coin collecting, knowing how valuable coins are is important In this book we will examine coin collecting from the beginner's view to the investors view. Coins are becoming more and more valuable and thousands are being sold online. Unfortunately many of these coins are fake. I will show you how to protect yourself from fraud and how to determine a coin's value. You will learn: How to start collecting What tools you will need How to spot error coins How to grade coins How to handle coins Which coins are fake How to buy coins How to safely find coins in rolls Which coins are rare and why This book is packed and as an added bonus you can contact me directly with any questions you may have. Tags: The book is ideal for anyone wanting to learn how to collect coins, Lincoln Cents, Morgan Dollars, Silver Coins, Gold Coins, Rare Coins, Error Coins, Indian Head Pennies, Sell coins, Buy coins, fake coins, coin roll hunting.
A colorful, kid-friendly book to introduce children to a lifelong hobby, Coin Collecting for Kids encourages children to search for, save, and learn all about many different U.S. coins. Take a tour through the mint and save pennies from four different decades while learning about how coins are made. Slots on every page let kids collect birth-year coins, millennium coins, and twentieth-century coins. Lastly, a gatefold spread will accommodate all 50 wildly popular statehood quarters. Organized by release year, each slot lists the state's nickname, motto, flower, and bird.
"A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting" You are standing in the checkout line at the grocery store. Your turn rolls around, you pay the clerk and patiently wait for your change. As she places the change in your hand suddenly your heart leaps to your throat and for an instant you even forget to breath! There in the palm of your hand is what appears to be a "Mercury Dime!" You quickly contain yourself and slip the change in your wallet. When you return home you are able to confirm that you do have a somewhat rare find! The Mercury Dimes were produced on and off during the 20th century and have a market value of $50 a piece. Aren't you glad you caught the coin collecting bug a few months ago? Okay, maybe that was a bit over the top but make no mistake this story unfolds across the country very frequently. Just a little bit of knowledge and you, too, can learn how to distinguish the occasional rare find. "A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting" can give you the information you need to find that rare coin and determine if this is a hobby you would like to pursue. Discover this: Becoming a Numismatic - the fancy word for a coin collector Where to find coins - some places are better than others What you should look for in a coin - shiny isn't always better What are mints and mint marks - master this before you get started What affects the value of a coin - is it all about age? Getting started - learn how to begin without a lot of hassles Grading your coins - learn how or Should you use a grading service - what is your preference? When should you sell - timing is everything Pros and cons of buying at auction - best know who is bidding About commemorative and other special coins - these are specialty coins How and where you can buy bullion coins - limited availability but worth it Detecting counterfeit coins - don't get taken in How to avoid shysters and frauds - yes, they are out there and you need to learn the ropes How to care for your coins - a glass jar just doesn't get it Getting the answers to these and other compelling questions is a must for anyone who is considering coin collecting as a hobby or avocation. Learn all the ins and outs and discover whether this is a hobby you would like to pursue. If you do have a "stash" of coins you've been gathering in a large water jug, today is the day to discover if you have "buried treasure." One click on"A Beginner's Guide to Coin Collecting" and you'll get the answers you need!
Become a Coin Collector Coin Collecting for Profit and Fun Collect Rare Coins as a Hobby with This Coin Collector's Guide.
Author: Richard W Avery
"Like the old saying goes, ""Money makes the world go 'round."" We use it every day. We could not acquire most necessary items 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 is 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 one out of every 10,000 people is an active coin collector. That is 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. Whatever the reason, coin collecting is a very popular hobby, one that can be pursued by all age groups. There are actually educational benefits to getting children started as coin collectors. The practice of numismatics that is, the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, offers the collector many different areas to specialize in. With the many specializations of coins, there is a wealth of material out there for coin collectors to concentrate on which makes it such an interesting and diverse hobby. In this book, we will explore the phenomenon of coin collecting and give you ways to get started on your own collection. There are many, many nuances of the hobby and it is almost impossible to give you all the information you will need to become a seasoned collector. What we have done is give you enough to get started in this rather enjoyable activity."
As important as the Greek and Roman cultures were in forming the basis for modern society, we are just as fascinated by the mysterious and romantic non-classical players on the stage of history. Darius of Persia; Boudicca, warrior queen of the Iceni; Charlemagne; Saladin; and countless others left their mark, and their coinage survives as a living testament to their greatness. &break;&break;Collecting coins from these cultures is a field rich with rewards, and this final volume in the Ancient Coin Collecting series is your guidebook to exploration and success. Spanning 1,500 years o numismatic history, this user-friendly, intuitive guide sheds new light on coinage that has mistakenly been thought of as too complex. Find out for yourself just how understandable and collectible this coinage can be. &break;&break;A must-have resource, this volume includes: &break;&break;Hundreds of photos, including a gallery of non-classical coin masterpieces &break;&break;Timelines and maps to provide essential historic perspective &break;&break;Extensive bibliographies, glossary, index and aids to coin attribution
Whether you're curious about some old coins you've found, a young beginning collector with a few coins in hand or an experienced coin collector with hundreds of coins, the "Quick Guide to Coin Collecting" will help you avoid the traps and pitfalls experienced by other collectors. Unique from other coin books, author John Freeman candidly discusses the knowledge, tips, tactics and strategies you must know in order to build a coin collection of increasing value you'll be proud of. Unlike other books you'll find the specific steps to build a valuable collection, evaluate and value coins, detect counterfeit and altered coins, coin hunt like the pros and understand how to read a coin. Packed with insights rarely discussed by coin sellers, this work is an informative, easy to read guide that will have you finding the coins you want, avoiding the scam artists and counterfeiters and becoming a world-class coin collector no matter what your collecting budget is. Filled with personal tales from over 50 years of collecting coins, this down to earth, no holds barred, straight to the point book will have you discovering how to: Start and build a valuable collection, Establish a collecting budget and plan, Evaluate coins by age, condition, rarity and more, Detect and avoid counterfeit and altered coins, Discover rare variety and error coins, Store and handle valuable coins safely, Find interesting coins without breaking the bank, Where to find coins, Understand the anatomy of a coin, Learn to document your collection, Create a collecting strategy, Become a smarter collector, Involve the whole family in the hobby, Turn your pocket change into treasure. When it comes to coin collecting the "Quick Guide to Coin Collecting" is right on the money for both beginning coin collectors and the experienced collector who wants more from the hobby. Like many collectors I've been through the trials and tribulations of the hobby, often learning the hard way. It doesn't have to be that way. You can build a substantial collection and not break the bank using the ideas and concepts outlined in the book. What you will find is a discussion of ideas not often talked about in collecting circles. Read "Quick Guide to Coin Collecting" and find fresh, new ideas to make your hobby more interesting and learn to build a coin collection you'll be proud of without breaking the bank.
Coin collectors have been around for centuries, and they will be around for many more. In this ebook, you'll find helpful tips on: -Coin buying tips -Accessories for coin collection -Gold coin collecting -And More GRAB A COPY TODAY!
Coin collecting is an activity that is enjoyed many, including individuals of all ages. In fact, coin collecting is more than just a fun and enjoyable activity; it is considered a hobby. This hobby is one that many people wish to enjoy and learn more about. Please continue reading on for a general overview of the great hobby of coin collecting. Grab this ebook today to learn everything you need to know.
This coin collecting log book journal is 8.5 by 11 inches and has 150 pages. Each page has prompted lines for you to write about coins in your coin collection. You can fill in the following about each coin on each individual page: Coin Name: Quantity: Date Purchased/Obtained: Purchased/Obtained From: Purchase Price: Condition: Description: (a few lines to write on) Additional Notes: (a few line to write on) Photograph or Sketch: (a place where you can tape or glue a photo or draw a sketch of the coin) There are 148 pages for coins so that you can include the details for 148 coins.The first two pages are index pages where you are able to organize the book with spaces to list the coin name and page number. This book will help you log your collection. It also makes a great gift for a coin collector.
This coin collecting log book inventory journal is 8.5 by 11 inches and has 150 pages. Each page has prompted lines for you to write about coins in your coin collection. You can fill in the following about each coin on each individual page: Coin Name: Quantity: Date Purchased/Obtained: Purchased/Obtained From: Purchase Price: Condition: Description: (a few lines to write on) Additional Notes: (a few line to write on) Photograph or Sketch: (a place where you can tape or glue a photo or draw a sketch of the coin) There are 148 pages for coins so that you can include the details for 148 coins.The first two pages are index pages where you are able to organize the book with spaces to list the coin name and page number. This book will help you log your collection. It also makes a great gift for a coin collector.
GET STARTED COLLECTING COINS Have fun and Avoid Costly Mistakes Want to know just what's in that box of coins Grandpa Earl left you? Or do you just want to embark on a hobby that will bring you years of enjoyment, and maybe a profit? Warman's U.S. Coin Collecting is the book that will tell you everything you need to know about collecting U.S. Coins from author Alan Herbert. Topics Include: • What is my coin worth? • Don't clean your coin! • Tools of the trade • Proof coins, proof and mint sets • Commemorative coins • Grading coins • Coins as an investment • Bullion coins And more than 100 questions and answers about U.S. coins, including little-known facts.
Learn How to Collect Rare and Valuable Coins, Stamps and Pieces of Art So You Can Create Your Own Collections Or Earn a Profit
Author: Jerry Haydock
★★ Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the eBook version included for FREE ★★ Knowing how to recognize and evaluate coins around you could allow you to capitalize on lucrative opportunities that may be all around you. Coin collecting is one huge hobby that is enjoyed by people all around the world. If you want to be successful at coin collecting, then there are plenty of things that you have to know. Aside from the glossary of all the terms, it is necessary to know where to look in order to find the best deals, how to take care of the coin in order to maintain its value, among many other things such as knowing how to grade a particular coin. You can expect to learn about: -Where to find valuable coins -What impacts the value of a coin -Stamp collecting terminology -How to get started with stamp collecting -How to evaluate art pieces -And a lot more! Books included: -Collecting Coins: A Beginner's Guide to Collecting Rare and Valuable Coins for Your Collection and Grading and Looking After the Coins Properly for Fun and Profit -Collecting Stamps: A Beginner's Guide to Basics of Discovering, Recognizing and Collecting Stamps So You Can Build Your Collection as a Hobby or as an Income Source -How to Collect Art: Beginner's Guide to Collecting Valuable Art Pieces So You Can Create Your Own Collection or Earn a Profit By Knowing How To Sell Art Pieces It's very easy to get started with coin collecting even if you don't have any prior experience. In case you get into coin collecting and discover something that ignites your enthusiasm, you won't need any further encouragement from there. If you are ready to learn how to get started with collecting coins, stamps and art pieces, then scrolling over to the BUY button and clicking it is the first step towards that.
Surveys the history of money and American coinage, provides information on investing in and collecting medals, tokens, coins, and gold, and discusses procedures for building, organizing, and displaying a numismatic collection
Step-By-Step Guide on How To Get Started In Coin Collection As A Complete Beginner
Author: Melinda J Zeigler
Have you, for a long time, wished you could start coin collecting, either as a hobby or as a way to make some extra money (or even possibly land a big payday one day) but are clueless about where to start and how to go about it the right way without making too many mistakes? And are you looking for a guide that will hold you by the hand from start until you have your very own collection of treasured, valuable coins that could fetch a few thousand or even hundreds of thousands of dollars? If you've answered YES, Let This Book Usher You Into The World Of Coin Collecting And Show You Exactly What You Need To Do To Succeed, Whether You Are Doing It For The Money Or As A Hobby!It is not unheard of to hear ordinary people just sold their pennies collection for tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. While these stories are inspiring, they might make you think you need to make huge amounts of money to be considered successful. They also give the wrong notion that you need to have years or decades of experience as a coin collector to make such kind of money. However, the truth is that you don't need all that - what you need is a guide that breaks down the whole process to streamline the learning process, so you don't make too many costly mistakes in the process of building your coins collection! So where do you start? Which coins should you be looking out for? What do you need to be successful at coin collection? How do you determine how to approach coin collection? How do you build your collection of coins and keep them in a way that ensures they don't lose value? Where do you find coins? If you have these and other related questions, this book is for you so keep reading.In it, you will discover: The basics of coin collection, including how the practice has evolved over the years How to tell which kind of coin collector you should be How to understand the common lingo used in coin collection like the back of your hand The ins and outs of coin grading The tools and accessories you need to excel at coin collection How to collect coins like the pros The most valuable coins you should be collecting - including the most popular ones that you can find easily How to take good care of your coins Where to find your coins Powerful tips that will take your coin collection practice to the next level Lots of images to make it easy for you to follow the book And much more! Even if you feel clueless and incapable of collecting coins and excelling at it, this book will hold you by the hand until you have a collection of coins that you are proud of!Scroll up and click Buy Now With 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!