How To Start A Coin Collection

Introduction Do you love history? Rare collectibles? Then maybe coin collecting might be the thing for you. This article will offer some simple advice on how to start your coin collection. How To Start A Coin Collection? Starting a coin collection takes time, personal interest, and research. People who get into coin collecting to makeContinue reading “How To Start A Coin Collection”

Lydia: Where The First Coins Were Minted

Introduction This article will cover where some of the first coins were minted. The article will cover Lydian culture, Lydia’s capital Sardis, King Croesus, and Lydian coins. Lydia Lydia was a kingdom in the area today known as modern Turkey. It reached its peak sometime during the Iron age. Similar to other kingdoms at theContinue reading “Lydia: Where The First Coins Were Minted”

Are Coins An Investment?

Introduction This article will cover the question, “Are Coins An Investment.” This article isn’t meant to be used as investment advice but instead as a resource, alongside other resources to determine if investing in rare coins is right for you. Coins as an Investment? Are coins an investment? It depends on who you ask and,Continue reading “Are Coins An Investment?”

The Qirsh: Ottoman Coinage

Introduction This article looks at the Silver Qirsh used during the Ottoman rule of Egypt, a brief history of the Ottoman Eyalet of Egypt, the British protectorate, and how the coin influenced the name of Egypt’s current currency. The qirsh was a vital coin, alongside many other Ottoman coins used in Egypt. Eyalet of Egypt Continue reading “The Qirsh: Ottoman Coinage”