What is coin collecting?

Coin collecting is the collecting of coins or other forms of minted legal tender . Coins of interest to collectors often include those that circulated for only a brief time, coins with mint errors and especially beautiful or historically significant pieces. Coin collecting can be differentiated from numismatics,...

What are the different types of coins for collecting?

The most common categories for collecting coins are U.S. coins, ancient coins, and world coins. Let’s take a look at each of these. 1.

What is a type collector?

Saying you are a type collector may sound rather humorous and vague in its own way. But in fact, type collectors are numerous and belong to a very important and major group of coin collectors. Type collectors are people who collect one example of every coin, design, denomination, or metal from a certain period of time.

Why collect different series of coins?

Different series attract collectors for a variety of reasons. Design and size of the coin, metal content, availability, affordability, and popularity are all possible considerations. Denomination is often a focus of collectors.