A Great Coin Collection Starts With You!

(and an understanding spouse, valid credit card and a disregard of sensible spending constraints)

Launched April 7, 2018 | Last Update August 18, 2019

Coins, Tips and Musings

Lincolns in all their colors.

A site for amateur coin collectors. No ads, sponsors or pleas for support. See the Contact page if you have a short article or tip you would like to contribute.

NEW See the Coin Riddles page on the phenomenon of the $1 bidder. See Coin Articles for CAC - is it folly or genius?

Somewhat amazingly over half of site traffic is from visitors outside the U.S. (24% of visitors this year are from the U.K. and Australia alone). Coin Cabinet continues to be the most popular destination.


In the News:

Gold soars past $1,500 per ounce. Silver remains the ugly relative. Will the rise in gold spur interest in numismatics? Only for a brief moment in time says this site.

Legislation introduced to produce a 2021-CC Morgan Silver Dollar and a 2021 High Relief Peace Dollar. This is a commemorative program collectors will embrace enthusiastically.

The coin press is happily reporting that people are searching their change again to pick up a national park state quarter with the elusive W mint mark. What about you - are you looking at your change differently now?

A parade of Old Green Holders. The Christopher Collection has a weakness for CAC OGH — especially those with gold stickers.

1909-S with a hint of "woody" going on.

1909-S with a hint of "woody" going on.


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1911-S with some spots but a CAC sticker nonetheless.

1911-S with some spots but a CAC sticker nonetheless.


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