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Gold Coins

The most perfect monetary system humans have yet created was the world gold standard system of the late 19th century, roughly 1870-1914. We don’t have to hypothesize too much about what a new world gold standard system could look like. We can just look at what has already been done. Contrary to popular belief, people generally did not conduct commerce…[Read more of this review]

What You Should Know About Your Coin Collecting

All it takes is the willingness to learn new things. I got started collecting coins like lots of folks, I imagine. I just happened across an unusual coin and I was curious about it, so I stuck it away so I wouldn't spend it. Almost everyone has a "special" coin that they hold on to for some reason or another.…[Read more of this review]

Featured Posts

Gold Coins

The most perfect monetary system humans have yet created was the world gold standard system of the late 19th century, roughly 1870-1914. We don’t have to hypothesize too much about what a new world gold standard system could look like. We can just look at what has already been done. Contrary to popular belief, people generally did not conduct commerce…[Read more of this review]

What You Should Know About Your Coin Collecting

All it takes is the willingness to learn new things. I got started collecting coins like lots of folks, I imagine. I just happened across an unusual coin and I was curious about it, so I stuck it away so I wouldn't spend it. Almost everyone has a "special" coin that they hold on to for some reason or another.…[Read more of this review]

Most Common Misconceptions About Coin Collecting

People will often describe a coin as being "Very Good". But as you can see, a "Very Good" coin is not all that great. In "coin language" it means the coin is only average compared to other coins of its denomination collected from circulation. An Uncirculated coin means just that. It has never been used for commerce, has absolutely no…[Read more of this review]

Start Your Own Coin Collecting Club

Many people like to start a coin collection for their children, or grandchildren, as a sort of investment for them. These collections are typically held by the parent or grandparent on the child's behalf, with the intention of giving them to the child at a certain age, or as an inheritance, although sometimes the coins are given directly to the…[Read more of this review]