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5 Tips for Beginner Coin Collectors

Coin collecting can be a lot of fun and profitable, if you do it right. Getting started is easy too. You can start collecting coins simply by sorting through your pocket change. Or you can build a collection of coins or bullion by buying them directly from dealers.
Written by Katelyn Porter at 13:30

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Fear of Counterfeits

In this day and age, most collectors have heard about the important issue of counterfeit coins. While in the numismatic world we are concerned about fake collectible pieces, there are several countries battling the issue of contemporary counterfeits. This problem is not likely to end soon. Should we be scared out of our wits? Will all coins and currency be counterfeit soon? In short, I believe the answer is no, but let me explain why.
Written by Erik Elbieh at 04:00

Low Demand for War Nickels Leads to Prices under Spot

Olivia Beauvais examines the reasons why war nickles usually trade for under the value of the silver in the coin.
Written by Olivia Beauvais at 00:00

FUN president reviews 2013 World's Fair of Money

FUN president, Tony Swicer, gives his impressions of the 2013 World's Fair o Money.
Written by Tony Swicer at 10:15

Southeast coin clubs win awards, host coin shows

The ANA Region 4 Newsletter recaps all the exciting events and occurrences of Region 4 Clubs during August and gives readers a heads up on what's coming in September.
Written by Tony Swicer at 10:00

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