This section is about collecting coins (numismatics). Included in this section is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of coins. For quick review of your site please select the correct sub-section. Sub-Categories are: Ancient Coin Shows Collectors Elongated Coins Error Coins Grading Medals and Tokens Mints Numismatic Literature Organizations World Coins Coins Collecting Recreation.
Coins are usually metal or alloy, or sometimes made of synthetic materials. They are usually disc shaped. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: A coin is a small, flat, round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. They are most often issued by a government.
- Bi-metallic coin - Bi-metallic coins are coins consisting of two metals or alloys, generally arranged with an outer ring around a contrasting center.
- Coin collecting - Coin collecting is the collecting of coins or other forms of minted legal tender.
- Coin magic - Coin magic is the manipulating of coins to entertain audiences. Because coins are small, most coin tricks are considered close-up magic or table magic, as the audience must be close to the performer to see the effects.
- Currency - A currency, in the most specific use of the word, refers to money in any form when in actual use or circulation as a medium of exchange, especially circulating banknotes and coins. A more general definition is that a currency is a system of money in common use, especially in a nation.
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- History of coins - The history of coins extends from ancient times to the present, and is related to economic history, the history of minting technologies, the history shown by the images on coins, and the history of coin collecting. Coins are still widely used for monetary and other purposes.
- Discussion Medals and Coins www
Discussion forum and photograph website devoted to collecting coins and medals from around the world. Medals and Coins.
- NNC National Numismatic Collection www
NNC includes approximately one million objects--more than 400, Numismatic Collection,000 coins and some 550,000 pieces of paper money and encompasses the entire history of money of the world, coins and paper money, as well as medals. National Numismatic Collection.
- A CopperCoins.com www
A resource for information relating to collecting copper coins from the United States. CopperCoins.com. Provided by a group of collectors who study specific areas of U.S. copper coinage. CopperCoins.com.
- Site Dakota Coin www
Site offers beginning coin collecting information, Coin, about coin education, coin prices and coin values. Dakota Coin.
- Information Bullion Coin Collectors www
Information and statistics for collectors of gold, Coin Collectors, platinum, and silver bullion coins. Bullion Coin Collectors.
- Coin Coin Galaxy www
Coin and currency information, Galaxy, grading and supplies. Coin Galaxy.
- Provides Coins World www
Provides information on coins from Greece, World, foreign coins, bank notes, euros, stamps, and medals. Coins World.
- The H.I.P. Pocket Change www
The US Mint's interactive official site for coin collecting kids. Pocket Change. The history of coin minting and what new quarters are due to be minted. H.I.P. Pocket Change.
- Images Dan's Coin Page www
Images of coins from collection, Coin Page, images of unidentified coins and information about identifying coins. Dan's Coin Page.
- Blogs, Numis Exchange www
Blogs, Exchange, news and forums on precious metals, numismatic items; coins, bars, rounds and investment vehicles. Analysis on the global economy, forex, and historical comparisons. Images of coins from around the world. Numis Exchange.
- Site Type Set Coin Collecting www
Site dedicated to type, Set Coin Collecting, variety, or theme set coin collectors. Collectors can share collecting ideas, discuss topics, or share information while providing a resource site for the education of coin collecting. Type Set Coin Collecting.
- Experienced Q and A's for Coins www
Experienced collectors answers to your coin collecting questions (origin and identification). Q and A's for Coins.
- Provides The Coin Page www
Provides images of coins, Coin Page, tokens, medals, elongateds, bullion products free of charge. The Coin Page.
- A Money Museum www
A history of money including maps, Museum, images detailed information and tutorials. Money Museum.
- A WikiCoins www
A collaborative website for coin collectors and numismatic enthusiasts allowing posting of information in a Wiki format. WikiCoins.
- Free CoinFacts.com www
Free information on United States Coins, CoinFacts.com, including pricing, rarity, and historical information. CoinFacts.com.
- Guide Coin Collecting Guide www
Guide and information about all aspects of coin collecting. Coin Collecting Guide.
- Curriculum, sibrium Luca Gianazza www
Curriculum, Luca Gianazza, research activities on Italian coins and download area with numismatic presentations. (English) sibrium Luca Gianazza.
- Provides NumisMaster.com www
Provides free portfolio management tools, NumisMaster.com, detailed coin listings for over a million U.S., world, and unusual coins, as well as pricing and mintage information (by subscription). Also features Numismatic news, blogs, and a comprehensive events calendar for the U.S. and beyond. NumisMaster.com.
- Resource My Coin Collecting www
Resource with general information about coins and coin values. Coin Collecting. Provides information about rare coins, values and price guide, how to articles on photography, as well as storage. My Coin Collecting.
- Discuss Gawain O'Connor www
Discuss coins, O'Connor, bank notes, tokens, and collecting. Gawain O'Connor.
- Digital Alwin C. Carus Coin Collection www
Digital images and descriptions of ancient, Carus Coin Collection, world, and U.S. coins presented by Hillsdale College. Alwin C. Carus Coin Collection.
- Information Tom's Coin Page www
Information about coins found in circulation for collectors. Tom's Coin Page.
- A MilitaryCoins.com www
A vast collection of Military Coins from all Branches of the Service. MilitaryCoins.com.
- Photos Coin of the Year www
Photos of coins associated with particular years, the Year, plus brief descriptions and history. Coin of the Year.
- Offers The Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter www
Offers html-pages for the automatic conversion between early 18th century European currencies. Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter. Designed to become a website for currencies in Europe 1670-1730 The Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter.
- A CoinPeople.com www
A forum site featuring a virtual coin museum, CoinPeople.com, chat, and grading information. CoinPeople.com.
- Includes Coininfo.com www
Includes live precious metal quotes, Coininfo.com, a listing of US coin dealers, with search able database by zip code, coin shows and auctions. Coininfo.com.
- Educational Coin Community Forums www
Educational coin collecting forum. Community Forums. Free registration required to post. Coin Community Forums.
- Information CoinSite www
Information about coins and currency, CoinSite, including numismatic FAQ, coin image gallery, and a discussion room. CoinSite.
- Information Coin Collecting Guide For Beginners www
Information on getting started in coin collecting as a hobby. Collecting Guide For Beginners. Learn about the history of coins, how to grade them, and where to locate mint marks. Coin Collecting Guide For Beginners.
- Site Coin Collectors Reference www
Site contains reference information for U. Collectors Reference.S. coin collectors, and coin grading information on most U.S. coins and U.S. coin errors. Coin Collectors Reference.
- A Coin Collecting Terms www
A glossary of coin collecting terms and meanings. Coin Collecting Terms.
- Provides Coin Update www
Provides a round up of coin collecting news and information and images of popular coins. Coin Update.
- Provides Fake Coin Information www
Provides information on counterfeit, Coin Information, fake and forgery coins. Fake Coin Information.
- A Collecting Currency and Coins for Investment www
A blog that is about collecting currency and coins, Currency and Coins for Investment, includes information and links. Collecting Currency and Coins for Investment.
- Frequently Coin Collecting FAQ www
Frequently asked questions about coin collecting. Coin Collecting FAQ.
- A Metals Used In Coins and Medals www
A list of types of metals used in coins with descriptions, Used In Coins and Medals, atomic weights and melting points. Metals Used In Coins and Medals.
- Offers Silver-Coins.org www
Offers detailed pictures from counterfeit and authentic silver coins completed with coin specifications. Silver-Coins.org.
- Learn Silver Dollars Guide www
Learn about U. Dollars Guide.S. silver dollars from the first, minted in 1794, to the peace dollar, last circulated in 1935. Silver Dollars Guide.
- A Numista www
A numismatic catalog which help you to identify your coins, Numista, manage your collection on line and swap with other collectors all around the world. Numista.
- Texas Penny Structures www
Texas Tech engineer shares pictures of U. Structures.S. pennies stacked to make elaborate structures. Penny Structures.
- Site Coin Talk www
Site for discussion of all subjects related to coins, Talk, offering free advertising to members. Coin Talk.
- Coin Easy Coin Collecting www
Coin collecting articles and information on coins and coin values. Easy Coin Collecting.
- Ask Ask About Coins www
Ask your coin questions and have them answered by Bill O'Rourke and other experts. About Coins. Links to articles and previous answers. Ask About Coins.
- Links YourHobby.Com www
Links to sites covering rare coins, YourHobby.Com, bullion, dollars, and silver/gold coins. YourHobby.Com.
- Dictionary A Dictionary of Coin Terms www
Dictionary of coin collecting terms. Dictionary of Coin Terms. Done with some humor. A Dictionary of Coin Terms.
- Allows My USA Coin www
Allows you to track your coin collection online for free. USA Coin. Use the catalog to add coins to your personal collection, create categories and coins, upload photos, and search auctions from within your collection. My USA Coin.
- Coin CoinCollector.org www
Coin collecting FAQs, CoinCollector.org, news and a discussion forum. Includes information and photos on US 20th century minted coins. CoinCollector.org.
- Directory CoinLink www
Directory of rare coin sites and numismatic news portal, CoinLink, updated daily. CoinLink.
- Information Coin Collecting www
Information on ancient Roman, Collecting, Greek and Byzantine coins. Coin Collecting.
- Answers Ancient Roman and Greek Coins www
Answers to frequently asked questions. Roman and Greek Coins. Mostly for beginners, but includes advanced material. Ancient Roman and Greek Coins.
- Gathering Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) www
Gathering place for collectors interested in bi-metallic and tri-metallic coins, Bi-Metallic Collectors Club (WBCC), medals, tokens, encased coins, Ecus and Euros. Includes catalog, image gallery, and newsletters. Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club (WBCC).
- An Joel Anderson: World coins www
An offering of world coins and paper money and associated catalogs. Anderson: World coins. Interesting list of bi-metallic coins for sale, with some scans. Joel Anderson: World coins.
- Coin Canadian Coin News Events Calendar www
Coin show listings of primarily Canada and northern US. Canadian Coin News Events Calendar.
- Monthly West Suburban Coin Show www
Monthly coin show held in Countryside, Suburban Coin Show, Illinois on the second Sunday of the month year round, with a two day show at Christmas. West Suburban Coin Show.
- A coins and banknotes www
A personal site about collecting and swapping coins and banknotes with collectors around the world. coins and banknotes.
- Russian Site of the Numismatist www
Russian collector displays collection with images and description, the Numismatist, and offers to trade. (Site in Russian and English) Site of the Numismatist.
- A Chelsea's Penny Page www
A listing of elongated coins to trade, Penny Page, including related links and information. Chelsea's Penny Page.
- A Smashed Pennies www
A personal collection of elongated coins, Pennies, with pictures, descriptions, anecdotes of the hunt for the elusive penny smasher. Smashed Pennies.
- Information Washington Dollar Errors www
Information regarding errors on the 2007 George Washington dollar coin. Washington Dollar Errors.
- Photographic Baker Numismatics www
Photographic image library of coins with doubled dies, Numismatics, repunched mintmarks, over mintmarks, and repunched dates. Baker Numismatics.
- An Collect.com www
An online antiques and collectibles community. Collect.com. Features news, buy and sell areas, calendars, directories, price guides, and forums. Collect.com.
- News, Collector's Planet www
News, Planet, features, links and free want ads for all collectibles, from Hot Wheels to comics to Star Wars... from a Canadian perspective. Collector's Planet.
- Alexa: Coins Collecting
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Coins Collecting
- DMOZ: Coins Collecting
dmoz.org Directory: Coins Collecting