“>coin dealer Kernersville smile was so beatific, so unexpected and glorious that it would be greedy to assume it could have happened before or after.
Which brings up the most important point – education. Before starting to collect coins beyond the “pocket change” phase, it is important to do your homework. This will do two things. First, it will save you a lot of money. Knowing which coins are rare and having a good idea of what the values are of any coin you’re interested in collecting will spare you buyer’s remorse when you learn you paid way too much money for a comon coin.
The price of gold may be a little high, but the returns can be overwhelming. Any form of gold is valuable, even if it is scrap. Some people have old gold coins, and jewelry just lying around the house. They probably have not taken the time to take their coins to the coin shop for an estimate.