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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The rare 50p coins you might never have heard of selling for up to £510 on eBay
And as most sellers know - the more unusual a coin, usually the more valuable it can be to collectors, who love nothing more than adding extremely rare coins to their collection. So what are the more strange and wonderful coins that go for a fortune? more info

Rare Paper Money Collection Worth $30 Million to Be Auctioned
The collection will be sold in several parts and holds a number ... Additionally, the prices for coins are far higher than than that of paper. A rare coin, according to Treglia, could set you back $30 million, but the most paid at the upper end of the ... more info

eBay: Rare 50p coin selling for £3,000 – do YOU have one of these in your back pocket?
Ebay is home to a great many rare coin varieties, which are bought and sold on the website every single day. Certain coins are of particular rarity to collectors, who know the value of these special pieces of the British currency. A rare 50p coin ... more info

Coin collectors gather in Longmont to trade wares, stories
Lindeman said that he and his grandfather are running their own small business out of his home, buying and selling rare coins on eBay. He says his collection will probably fund his college education in a few years. After that, he plans to still collect ... more info

Collectors share the histories behind rare coins at Springfield trade show
Whether a modern quarter displaying a U.S. national park or a rare, hand-hammered Greek denarius dating back to 250 A.D., history is woven throughout the process and story of all coins, tokens and currencies, according to Monte Mensing, president of the ... more info