7 Anti-Counterfeiting Techniques

WAYS THAT MINTS TRY TO PREVENT COUNTERFEITING Many people know about the anti-counterfeiting techniques that have been applied to currency banknotes but not those applied on coins. People usually assume that coins are not prone to counterfeit but it will shock you to...

World Coins of 2018 to Watch Out For

2018 is going to an amazing year for coin collectors. There are a number of new coins that are a collector’s must-haves. The following are some of the world coins of 2018 to watch out for: Perth’s flagship silver and gold proof year of the dog coins The release date...

Coin Values

Coin Values A lot of people ask me all the time what are coins worth, and if there is money in coins. I try not to giggle at the last one. But it is a reasonable question for those not in the field. Coins, you see, are money, we all know that, so they have a “worth”...

Exonumia: Its Not Just Stuff

WHAT IS IT No, it’s not a wild new pet. Exonumia is numismatic items other than coins and paper money. It’s all the other “stuff,” tokens, medals, scrip (room to argue here), and the like.  They come from private businesses, governments, municipalities, and...