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5 Coin Short Sets For $100 Or Less
Tuesday, 06 September 2016
When coin collectors are strapped for cash, they often turn to building short sets that circumvent the need for buying rare dates and other expensive coins. A short set is a collection of coins that represents a small slice of the issues contained within an entire series. For example, a short set of Standing Liberty quarters, which were struck from...
5 U.S. Coin Series That Are Cheap To Collect
Saturday, 03 September 2016
Coin collecting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, there are ways for coin collectors to assemble entire sets of coins without spending more than a few hundred dollars to complete their sets. Several United States coin series lack expensive key date coins – the types of coins that can leave the cash-strapped collector staring at hopelessly empt...
Susan B Anthony dollar
The Joys Of Collecting United States Proof Sets
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
I enjoy collecting United States proof sets. Most are quite affordable, and they offer beautiful lustrous, high-detail examples of U.S. coinage. Most coin dealers offer U.S. proof sets, and many can be bought for less than $10 each, which makes buying them one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to build a nice collection of U.S. coins.Early U...
Why You Should Save Your 1982 and 1983 Washington Quarters
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
1982 and 1983 Washington quarters should be high on your list of coins to look for when you check your change. Why's that? Because they are worth several times more than face value.I've been looking for and holding aside all 1982 and 1983 Washington quarters that I find in pocket change for years now, especially those that are only lightly circulat...
Coin Collectors Go For The Gold With Olympic Coins
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
With the 2016 Rio Olympics ramping up in Rio de Janeiro during the month of August, many coin collectors are turning their eyes toward Olympic commemorative coins. The U.S. Mint produced its fist Olympic commemorative coin in 1983, and since then has struck dozens of different varieties of Olympic coins, when counting both uncirculated and proof ve...
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