All Posts in Coins & Currency

by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Coin Collection

Are you new to the world of numismatics and coin collection? If you have a few coins you would like to expand into a larger collection or have a specific interest such as historically significant coins, maybe from a certain period, you are well on your way to getting started. Read on to find out what you need to know about starting a coin collection!

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Coin Collection

As a dedicated coin collector, you may be wondering how you can store your numismatics and currency. You may have your own system going on, or you may be looking for some ways you can better organize your collection and reduce exposure to harmful environmental conditions. Read on for some top tips for how to store your coin collection!

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Polymer Banknotes

Most people assume that banknotes are made from paper, but in actuality, a growing number of nations are beginning to use polymer instead. Below is a discussion of this material and the many advantages it has over traditional banknotes.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Stamps On Currency

As you grow your currency collection, it is inevitable that at some point you’ll encounter bank notes which have an adhesive stamp attached to their surface. These notes aren’t particularly rare and some varieties are quite common, but they are significant for a number of reasons.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
1822 Eagle Gold Lire Sardinia

Italy has a rich history when it comes to gold coins, one that spans thousands of years. More recently the island of Sardinia minted this beautiful gold lira which is coveted by coin collectors.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Digital Currency

In recent years there have been talks of central bank digital currency replacing paper currency, with various governments around the world implementing programs and initiatives designed to get their citizens to go digital, but how likely is digital money to replace physical? Is it inevitable or just hype?

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