Category: Coin collecting basics


How to display your coin collection?

The most important skill for any passionate coin collector is the skill to display or store the collections properly Coins should be handled delicately and...

Metal detecting coins

Also called coin shooting or coin digging. Learn how to find coins using a metal detector. Know the proper way to retrieve a coin buried...

What are error coins?

Learn about the definition of coin errors and how these mint mistakes occur during the process. Discover the types of mint errors in this coin...

What are proof coins?

What are proof coins in numismatics, learn about proof coin values, where to buy proof coin sets What is a proof coin in coin collecting?...

What are challenge coins?

Military coins are popular among coin collectors and war veterans because of their history and symbol for love of country Challenge coins can be called...

Commemorative coin collecting

Is collecting commemorative coins worth the investment? Commemorative coins, also called commems, are special edition coins minted in honor of an important event, personality, or...

What is coin toning?

Learn about natural and artificial coin toning Coin toning is the natural or induced tarnish on the surface of the coin. The discoloration is known...

Dropship coins

Read this article and learn more about what is coin drop shipping. Dropship coins are coins you buy from a retailer and they purchase your...

Wildlife on coins and stamps

Collecting thematic coins & stamps related to wildlife & endangered species Wildlife on coins and stamps are popular illustrations and engravings that depict the flora...

Coin display cases

Numismatic & coin collecting supplies guide on proper coin display and storage Coin display cases are compartments made from transparent materials, such as glass or...