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
03/27/2017
The rarest and most valuable error coins in circulation worth up to £1,000 – do you have an undated 20p or a £2 with a typo?
But other rare and valuable coins could be in your collection – ones that contain small and subtle minting errors. Last month, The Sun Online revealed how desperate collectors are searching for all 24 versions of the £1 coin before the new 12-sided ... more info

04/13/2016
Collectibles & Rare Coins
Currency and coins hold a special place in history, and they are a highly valued collectible item for any rare coin collection and investment. Ancient coins give us a good baseline to understand the historical narrative of coinage. Coinage throughout ... more info

03/27/2017
CoinWeek: Private Lot Viewing: Goldberg Auctioneers’ June 2017 Pre-Long Beach Rare Coin Sale – 4K Video
In this video, a giant gold nugget, a host of rare coin offerings, including a Mint State British gold sovereign from the middle ages, a unique gold medal from the Eckfeldt estate, and the finest-known collection of middle date cents. Please subscribe to ... more info

03/21/2017
SAFE Collecting Supplies Highlights Coin Holders
"Whether it's for a limited edition coin or something more or less rare, we have an item that can house and keep your collection safe and airtight," said Braun. To learn more about the leading supplier of coin holders and currency albums, or to browse ... more info

03/29/2017
Spreading the Love of Coin Collecting by TV
I got started coin collecting with my grandfather ... what should I look for that might be rare?” Those are usually the best conversations that I’ve had: they start with a family connection and end with the idea that they might just have a rare ... more info