Tag: antique coins

Why the Obsession with Antiquities and Ancient Artifacts

Why the Obsession with Antiquities and Ancient Artifacts?

Starting in the late 15th or early 16th century, people began the now-centuries-old obsession with collecting things from the past. The first archaeologists hailed from Europe, fueled by the Humanism movement and a newfound interest of knowing about past civilizations. Since then, collectors have gone to the depths of the ocean and unearthed ancient tombs. […]

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Must-Have Coin Collecting Tools and Accessories

Coin collecting is a satisfying hobby that lets you explore the world of currency and build wealth at the same time. Few other hobbies have such a beneficial tandem. Yet without the proper tools and accessories, you risk damaging your collection. Before you start your exciting journey into the world of numismatics, make sure to […]

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All About Coins! Where did Coins Originate?

Coins are one of the most interesting developments in human history. The successor to the barter system, which allowed people to exchange commodities and other goods in exchange for services, coins revolutionized the world economy. For over 2,500 years, this form of payment has become so common that few ask the question: Where did coins […]

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