It is important to know how to grade coins if you are going to eb a serious collector. Depending how long, and for what reasons you are collecting coins, you may or may not have heard of coin grading, nor understand how to grade coins or how to store and protect your coins. With that said, if you are happy just having some neat old or foreign coins to look at once in awhile you will probably be fine doing just what you currently are, if you are deeply interested in the hobby then you might want to continue reading this informative little article on grading and protecting your coins.
When it comes to coin grading things can sometimes be pretty unclear. In the beginning there were simply two grades for coins; new and used. As the hobby evolved a letter scale for grading was adopted by collectors.
Old coins hold a special place for me. My first memory of collecting coins is also a great memory of a time spent with my father. This old treasure my dad and I found in the garden that day sparked my interest in collecting coins and perhaps even learning about history. I was about nine … Read more