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Your $350,000 Bonus for Looking Carefully

One small mistake when minting coins could mean an enormous increase in value. Look carefully if you own any proof sets.

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Summer Photo Fun

Improve your photo skills this summer with still life and twilight photography.

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Turning Your Rings and Things into Cash

If you’re thinking of selling off some gold, silver or jewelry, here’s how to make sure you get a fair price and aren’t taken advantage of.

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Ultimate Insider Secrets of Coin Dealing

These insider tips for coin collectors will help you avoid being taken advantage of when you’re investing in your next coin.

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Coin-Rating System at the Crossroads

The coin-ratings systems collectors have been using for decades suddenly have some serious competition, which is great news for collectors

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The Antiques and Collectibles Market Is Dead—But Here’s How to Sell Your Stuff for a Good Price

Sellers far outnumber buyers in today’s market, but there are still ways to sell successfully.

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How to Get $9,000 for a 1965 Dime

The U.S. Mint mistakenly made some 1965 dimes out of silver. If you find one in your pocket or coin jar, it’s worth a lot. Here’s how to tell.

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Coin-Collecting Lingo Every Collector Should Know

Knowing the lingo of coin collecting can elevate you from swindler's mark to someone who literally knows what he’s talking about.

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Great Coin Collecting Gifts for Every Budget

These coin and currency collectibles will be treasured for generations, and many are very affordable.

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How to Examine a Collectible Coin—And Tell How Valuable It Is or Isn’t

A master coin dealer tells how you can look at any coin and unlock its secrets. You need this to be a smart coin collector.

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The Top 3 Coin-Market Myths

If you collect coins, you’ll surely hear these common falsehoods about them. Save yourself hassle—and money—by knowing the truth about coins.

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How to Store Your Coin Collection Safely

You want your coins to be both accessible and well-protected from theft and natural disasters. Here’s what to do—and not do.

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How to Take Mind-Blowing Photos of Carnivals

Carnivals are festivals of bright lights. Here's how to take amazing photos—whether you have a sophisticated camera or a smartphone.

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Why You Should Join a Coin-Collecting Club (And the Best to Join)

These coin collecting clubs are fantastic resources offering knowledge, contacts and access to rare and collectible coins.

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The Difference Between Coin Collectors and Investors—and How to Make Money as a Collector

Surprisingly, coin collectors often make better profits than coin investors. Here’s why—and how to combine the best of coin collecting and investing.