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.

Rare Coins Collecting News
The rare 2p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins worth a small fortune
600 is a tiny, tiny amount in t`he world of coin collecting and so these coins are changing hands for upwards of £800. The 50 pence coin stamped with the Kew Gardens Pagoda is relatively rare, with ju... more info

These two rare £2 coins have sold for £3,500 on eBay
While the coins themselves aren’t particularly rare - with 8.1million released into circulation – the ones on eBay had a few minting errors which made them valuable to collectors. The milled wording a... more info

Gold Kew Gardens 50p coin could sell for £800 at Royal Mint’s first-ever auction – do you have a rare coin in your wallet?
Only 1,000 of these rare coins were made making them seriously valuable to collectors Only 1,000 of these rare coins were made and only 629 of them were actually bought by the public, making them even ... more info

The rarest and most valuable coins out there – from 50p to £2
collectors seem to only be paying just over their intended value. But £2 coins minted in 2015 are relatively rare in the grand scheme of things, so you can expect one of yours to sell for at ... more info

The rare 50p selling for £1,000 on eBay - and you could have one
The Royal Mint has treated us to some lovely new coin designs over the past few years - some more rare than others. Coin collectors have been thrilled by the likes of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle Du... more info