The coin information center is the place to come to learn more about coins. Eventually, we will have a wide range of information and data sources that will be useful to anyone wishing to learn about coins. To begin with, we start with the following information sources.
Grading - Coin grading is an art and a science. It is the most important (and controversial) factor in determining the value of most coins. A beginner's guide to grading is presented here.
Mailing Lists - There are several mailing lists available that serve to unify the online coin collecting comunity. This page is a list of them, along with instructions as to how to subscribe/unsubscribe.
Grading Service Guarantees - This page offers some insight into the guarantees offered by various grading services. There are grading guarantees and guarantees of genuineness. Guarantees are opinions that are somehow backed up.
Cool Coin Links - This page offers a "Top Ten" coin pages. Only the absolute cream of the crop make it here.
Coin Identification - If you want to identify a coin, try here.
See information about Coins as an Investment .
The coin hobby has had some challenges in recent years. The hobby problems page is an attempt to review some of the problems, and possible solutions. The most important thing we can do is to take action. This page gives some suggestions.