“>coin dealer Walkertown near you, or a coin show, go. Browse, ask questions, get to know the proprietors and learn. You don’t have to buy anything. Get to know what you’re doing first.

Since the state of the old coin contributes towards the old coin value it is necessary that the old coin be in a fairly mint condition, or as good as it can be. In coin collecting terms this means that the coin must have the country of origin fairly legible, the mint date can still be seen, while the wear and tear should be hardly visible.

Coin collecting can be a fun and even profitable hobby for kids and adults alike. With the huge variety of domestic as well as foreign coins there will always be something to learn and something new to collect.