Investing In Rare Gold And Silver Coins

Anyone wanting a relatively safe and fun way to invest their money may want to consider joining the growing rare gold and silver coin collector’s market. Due to the increasing number of people starting their own collection, the lower rates of interest, the decreasing value of the dollar and the daily changes in the stock market, the coin market is exploding. That combined with the shrinking supply of available coins has resulted in the value of both gold and silver coins experiencing a continued growth. There are many additional benefits to beginning coin collecting. Since neither gold nor silver can be duplicated or manufactured by humans, so their value remains constant, which is very reassuring to investors. Another appealing benefit is that because gold and silver are legal tender, they...

How to Grade Coins and Protect Your Coin Collection

It is important to know how to grade coins if you are going to eb a serious collector. Depending how long, and for what reasons you are collecting coins, you may or may not have heard of coin grading, nor understand how to grade coins or how to store and protect your coins. With that said, if you are happy just having some neat old or foreign coins to look at once in awhile you will probably be fine doing just what you currently are, if you are deeply interested in the hobby then you might want to continue reading this informative little article on grading and protecting your coins. When it comes to coin grading things can sometimes be pretty unclear. In the beginning there were simply two grades for coins; new and used. As the hobby evolved a letter scale for grading was adopted by collectors....