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
Police search for owners after rare coins, old checks recovered from storage unit
“It appears to be very rare, valuable coins,” Morgan said. Police have not released pictures of the entire collection because they want to make sure whoever claims it is legitimate. By examining one check, police can tell it’s from a bank in ... more info

Oklahoma City Police Find Rare Coins Stolen from Nixa
Undercover officers found a valuable collection of stolen coins and checks. The rare items were in a metro storage unit. Jennifer Pierce picks up the story from there. Oklahoma City police were actually led to this storage facility by a business owner from ... more info

Collectors claim that Jemima Puddleduck 50p coins are worth a fortune - they are rare but do you have one?
It is often said that money makes money but this could actually be the case if you own one or more of the special edition Beatrix Potter 50 pence coins. The value of this anniversary set from the Royal Mint has rocketed with some people paying up to £400 ... more info

OKC Police Search For Owners Of Valuable Coin, Check Collection
Undercover officers recently found a valuable collection of stolen coins and checks. The rare items were discovered in a metro storage unit near Reno Ave. and South Cemetery Rd. Investigators were led to the southwest Oklahoma City storage facility by a ... more info

Do you have a Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p? Collectors hunt for valuable rare coin
The 50p coin, featuring Beatrix Potter character Jemima Puddle-Duck, was released by the Royal Mint last year as part of a collectors set. The full set of nine commemorative coins in this theme include Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle ... more info