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Introduction to Coin Collecting


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What are the first steps a beginning collector should take? What are the basic tools every collector needs to get started in the numismatic hobby? FUN Board member Tony Swicer has the answers in this informative seminar. Tony has been president of the Palm Beach Coin Club for over 20 years and can help you on the road to successful collecting. In this video lecture you will see and learn: * a basic history of coins, the story of United States coins, the dealers of the past and events that helped promote the hobby * what is needed by the collector to begin collecting including loupes, books, publications, coin clubs and conventions * tips on how to make good decisions and what to avoid * how to care for and store your coins * an explanation of grading and certification Speaker(s): Tony Swicer.
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