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US Bicentennial Coins (& A Small Story)

The last few days have been incredibly busy for me. This week, I have finals in school for the end of semester one and then there's winter break, which means lots of time for coin stuff! Anyways, today, my family and I went to the Weihnachtsmarkt (German Christmas...

Coin Profile: Franklin Half Dollar

The Franklin Half Dollar was designed by John R. Sinnock, who also designed the Roosevelt Dime, which was released two years before the Franklin Half Dollar, in 1946. The Franklin Half Dollar was minted from 1948 to 1963 and was the successor to the popular Walking...

More Things To Never Do To Your Coins

My original article got very long, so I decided to break it up. I don't want you to lose interest.  Say No To Chemicals  Paper envelopes, plastic PVC flips. These are cheap ways to store your coins. Don't. Spend the extra bit of money to get better...

How To Destroy Your Collection

This is not a phrase people want to hear about their coin collection, but unfortunately, this happens every day to collectors who don't know what to do, but mostly, don't know what not to do. Some of these mistakes, surprisingly, are also done by professional...

Coin Profile: Barber Quarter

The Barber Quarter, also known as the Liberty Head Quarter, was minted between 1892 and 1916 and was preceded by the Seated Liberty Quarter and was succeeded by the Standing Liberty Quarter. These coins were designed by Charles E....

Numismatic Gifts

With Black Friday just passed and the holiday season just around the corner, it's time to start looking for gifts for your family and friends. If you have a friend who is a collector, these are some of the perfect gifts that you really can't go wrong with.  The...