A Companion to Rare Coin Collecting - Concluding Thoughts

Before you run off and start your coin collection, there are a few last words you should read.
Most truly successful collectors are involved in the field to such a degree that they devote much of their free time improving their knowledge of numismatics.

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Transversely, collecting solely for investing is a tedious and difficult enterprise with no guarantee for reward (as with nearly all forms of investing).People who collect just to study price trends for financial gain never appreciate the beauty and history of rare coins, thus, deprive themselves of a rewarding experience. Because so little is sown, little shall be reaped. While interviewing for this article, one common thread was evident in nearly every collector that showed a profit from their collections; they loved collecting, they enjoyed coins, and they never seemed to get enough. That they enjoy their art so well, makes their rewards all the more richer. Happy hunting.

Rare Coins Collecting News
04/24/2018
Rare coins you could find in your change - the most valuable £1, £2, 50p and 20p coins out there
Once they’ve got one, they won’t want another one; that’s not how collecting works. "Very rare coins like the 1983 2p are so rare that they may very well go up, at least by inflation. But those other coins you probably want to act fast if you want to ... more info

04/20/2018
10 error coins worth up to £7,000 – do you have one in your pocket?
EVER since we found out that certain coins are worth a small fortune to collectors, we've become obsessed with the change in our purse. Of course, rare designs are known to fetch thousands of pounds at auctions but coins that have been minted with a ... more info

04/24/2018
Everyone Thought This Coin From the California Gold Rush Was Fake, But It's Actually Worth Millions
... thieves made off with over 7,000 rare coins, some of which have been found in odd places over the years. But Du Pont’s incredibly rare $5 piece from 1854, known as a Liberty Head Half Eagle in collecting circles, is still missing. “We wanted to ... more info

04/18/2018
26 new 'alphabet' 10p coins released - these are the most rare and valuable
This could mean the most commonly used letters could also end up becoming quite rare. The most commonly ... But you'll have to be extra fast, as collectors have their eyes peeled for them. "Don’t forget commemorative coins do not normally enter ... more info

04/19/2018
26 new 10p 'alphabet' coins - which are the rare and valuable ones?
This could mean the most commonly used letters could also end up becoming quite rare. The most commonly ... But you'll have to be extra fast, as collectors have their eyes peeled for them. "Don’t forget commemorative coins do not normally enter ... more info