Collecting coins can be a lucrative hobby, but the learning curve can be steep. Which coins should you buy? Who determines the value of a coin, and how do they do it? Will your investment continue to increase in value? We have developed this resource to help you answer these questions, and more. Please keep reading, and let us help you invest wisely.
Coin Collecting Basics
Are you interested in collecting coins? Learn about the tools and strategies necessary to start and maintain a beautiful coin collection. Learn about gold and silver coins, and the attributes that influence their numismatic value. Discover resources that will help you invest wisely in rare coins that have the potential to increase value.
Coin and Bullion Facts
Are you interested in how coins are minted, and which coins to include in your collection? Discover the most coveted sovereign and privately minted coins and rounds, and understand their value within your collection or stack. Learn the history of the most frequently purchased sovereign gold, silver, platinum, and palladium coins.
Coin Investment Strategies
Do you know when and how to buy numismatic coins that will retain their value? Learn how to maximize the value of your collection. Learn how to find, buy, and protect gold, silver, and other bullion and collectable coins. Discover the best practices for collecting, storing, and selling the precious metals in your collection.
Coin Grading and Valuation
Do you know how coins are graded by the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC), and the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)? Learn the difference between the inherent value of a coin and its legal tender value. Discover the tools, processes, and scales used by grading professionals to ascribe value.
World Mint Histories
Learn the history of sovereign and private mints from around the world. Discover their origins and become acquainted with the gold, silver, platinum, and palladium coins and bars they produce. Learn why a minting institution can be an important variable to consider when selecting a piece of bullion for purchase.
Precious Metals Histories
Are you interested in how our society currently uses precious metals, and how their use has changed over time? Learn when metals were discovered (and by whom), discover their ancient use and symbolism, and understand how these metals are used today and how use and demand affect value.