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.

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Coin Collectors Show off Passion for Collection, History
Fifty cents is pretty rare," he said. "The higher denominations ... She said people are drawn to coin collecting because it's "the thrill of the chase." "It's like if you're out panning for gold or you're rock hunting and you've come across a pretty ... more info

Rare coin-collector seeks recognition
who has devoted 38 years of his life gathering rare currencies and coins of India and other countries, is running from pillar to post to get to the state government officials for taking custody of his collection. P Lakshmaiah, who ekes out a living on the ... more info

Exhibition of rare coins, paper currency, stamps and paintings
There are, according to Verma, at least five lakh people in the business of collecting and selling old currency within India. “Some people have collections that are worth 600-700 crores. They may have a coin or a note or a stamp that is extremely rare, ... more info

20p worth £1,350 being given away - THIS is how you can get your hands on the rare coin
The rare coin was found by a collector named David Crosier, who got in touch with ChangeChecker to say he had found it. He found the 20p in his change after spending 50 years collecting coins. Thinking the coin was plated, David sent it to The Royal Mint ... more info

The error on this rare £2 coin means it's worth a small fortune
This could make them valuable to collectors. The coins show the Queen’s head rotated ... If you've managed to find one of the rare coins in your stash, it is advised that you get it valued by a coin collector or expert, before placing it on eBay.co.uk ... more info