Coin collecting is among the most well-known hobbies worldwide – and for good reason! It’s fun, it’s educational and it provides both children and adults with countless hours of entertainment. Additionally, compared to many other hobbies, it’s relatively easy to jump right into. However, this isn’t to say that you shouldn’t educate yourself before starting a coin collection. There are a number of tips novice collectors should take into account to ensure success with their new hobby.
When purchasing coins from independent sellers, it’s important to do your research. If you don’t possess a solid understanding of what a coin is worth, you’re liable to be taken for a ride by an unscrupulous dealer. So before committing to a transaction, do some online research – i.e. look at how many other dealers are selling the coin for and what reputable coin publications have its value listed as. That being the …Continue reading