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.

Rare Coin

Happy Rare Coin Collecting

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
Rare coins being dropped into circulation for Great American Coin Hunt
Have you seen the #GreatAmericanCoinHunt on social media? Coin collectors are dropping more than a million new and vintage coins into circulation from now until Sunday, April 28. The Great American ... more info

Check your change: New, rare coins to be dropped into circulation during Great American Coin Hunt
Over the next several days, dealers and collectors will visit businesses and drop off bags of rare coins so they can be worked into the day-to-day cycle of commerce. Tancer said he plans to cycle in ... more info

Start collecting coins for National Coin Week
LOUIS, Mo. - If you're not checking your change already, you should probably start. Hundreds of rare coin dealer across the country are putting collectible coins into circulation. Today marks the ... more info

Great American Coin Hunt: Rare and valuable coins returning to circulation
Hundreds of coin collectors will be releasing rare and valuable coins into circulation to bring attention to National Coin Week and the hobby of coin collection. Rob Oberth is the president of Round ... more info

Marin coin collectors hide treasure for nationwide hunt
... valuable coins into circulation in hopes of sparking an interest in coin collecting. (Jeremy Portje/Marin Independent Journal) Carter Collins pays for his food with rare coins at a Mill Valley ... more info