CELEBRATING our 25th Year in Business
We’re CELEBRATING our 25th Year in Business Thank You to all our loyal Customers over the years. It has been my pleasure to provide stamp & coin collectors with the best possible software & service. When I think back to our first release of EzStamp back in 1992 on Windows 3.0, it makes me realize […]Read more
Understanding Coin Price Guides
Understanding Coin Price Guides There are many coin price guides published; weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and annually. They come in the form of magazines, newsprint, “hot sheets”, and books. All of us have referred to one of these from time to time to ascertain what a particular coin might be worth. Yet, few of us stop […]Read more
What Coins Should I Collect?
What Coins Should I Collect? You should collect what you like and enjoy. This is Your Dream. Design it any way you want. Never-the-less, . . . decide on Foreign coins or US Coins; and Proof or Mint State. If US, then decide upon a Denomination: penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar, dollar or other. […]Read more
What is “Key”, When Collecting Coins?
What is “Key”, When Collecting Coins? Key Coin is a coin that is among the toughest and Most Expensive to obtain within a series. In the Lincoln Cent series, for example, the 1909-S VDB would be considered the key, as would the 1914-D and often the 1922-Plain. Of course, a Coin may become the Most […]Read more
How Should I Store My Coins?
How Should I Store My Coins? There are two concerns when discussing the storage of coins. First, the storage of the individual coin, and Second, the storage of a group of coins, or an entire collection. Storage of a Coin Collection The Environment of the entire Collection, or Group of Coins is the focus, taking […]Read more
Favorite Gold Coins To Collect For Investment
Favorite Gold Coins To Collect For Investment Why Gold American Eagle Coins are Popular among Collectors Gold coins are a favorite of coin collectors with an eye toward investment. Not only are golden coins lovely to behold, but they also have a value that is guaranteed, due to their precious metal content. The value of […]Read more
Coin Collecting Throughout The Ages
Coin Collecting Throughout The Ages Coin collecting, or numismatics is a hobby as old as time. As a hobby, it has been around for more than 2,500 years. This is surprising since the use of coins has been around for pretty much that same amount of time too. Man has always had a fixation for […]Read more
5 Reasons to Buy and Collect Certified and Graded Coins
5 Reasons to Buy and Collect Certified and Graded Coins Why should a coin collector and investor buy and collect professionally graded and certified coins? Commonly called “slabs”, they are housed in a protective plastic holder. There are many companies – over a dozen are less than 2 years old – which will put your […]Read more
Do You Have Precious Rare Coins In Your Purse Or Change Jar
Do You Have Precious Rare Coins In Your Purse Or Change Jar A Guide to Rare Coins in Circulation Today It’s usually a small thing that turns regular looking money into valuable rare coins. Last year’s materials used instead of this year’s, a tiny symbol left off a minting die. Collectors covet the unusual and […]Read more
The Grade of a Coin Is Everything
The Grade of a Coin Is Everything So You Are a Coin Collector! Tell me: Are You Still Collecting Raw Coins? Take any Coin in Your Collection, and Tell Me: What it is Worth? To do so, you have to make a Decision about the Grade of the Coin. I will Assume that You are […]Read more