The Basics of Coin Collecting

There are many ways to collect coins, such as by country of origin or mint year. As seen in the video, two of the most popular ways to collect coins are by set and type. Using this information, continue reading to learn the basics of coin collecting.

It's important to research a set of coins before collecting because some sets can be more expensive or take a longer time to collect than others. For example, a set of Morgan silver dollars may take several years to complete and requires a lot of funds. Many beginning coin collectors will become discouraged starting with a difficult set like this. Speak with a seasoned coin specialist to understand how to begin collecting coins.

Coins of the Realm can help new and seasoned collectors with their coin collecting in Rockville, MD. We are available for information about rare and collectible coins at (301) 340-1640.

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  • Free storefront parking providing easy access.
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