July 17, 2018

Numismatist vs. Coin Collector – Know The Difference

The world of coins is one filled with both collectors and students. Those who have a fascination with coins focus on either collecting them, studying them, […]
June 28, 2018
Money Museums - Preferred Coin Exchange

Money Museums Every Numismatist Must Visit

In this wonderful country we call home, there is a museum for just about every interest and hobby imaginable, from art and music museums to news, […]
June 8, 2018
Guide To Coin Grading - Preferred Coin Exchange

A Comprehensive Guide To Coin Grading

Coin collecting is a hobby and trade as old as mankind—dating back as far as the fourth century B.C. It remains a passion to many today […]
November 21, 2017

Ancient Treasures in the Sand

While coin collectors are attracted to the pastime for a variety of reasons, the opportunity to hold a piece of history in one’s hand is universally, […]
October 20, 2017

Pandas Almost Go Extinct in 1983!

We recently uncovered a small hoard of 1983 Gold Ten Yuan China Pandas! Most of these coins were thought to be nearly extinct. They are only […]
September 23, 2017


Like with any collectible, the value of a coin is a factor of rarity and condition. While rarity is fairly objective, condition is much more subjective. […]
August 15, 2017

Counterfeit Coins Flooding the Market

Thanks to improved manufacturing technology, the problem of counterfeit coins is significant and increasing. Reputable organizations such as Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) and the American Numismatic […]
June 9, 2017

India Currency Recall

On November 8, 2016 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise announcement: all circulating 500- and 1000-rupee notes were being recalled from circulation, to be […]
May 15, 2017

Trump Effect

There’s been a post-election rise in the US rare coin market, says the Professional Numismatists Guild. The year started off slowly: sales at major public auctions […]