Roman Coins Basics

How to store Coins

Once you acquire a few coins, the simplest and cheapest way to store your collection is to use the plastic pages with spaces for 20 (2” × 2” size) coin holders. These are available at any coin shop and online for about $1/page. A pac

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What Collection Themes to choose

There are no nickels or dimes series here to collect, so, the answer is whatever interests you! This is where ancient coins become really fun; you pick what you want to collect, and you can became a small expert in the field.

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Buy Clean or Dirty Coins ?

Roman and other ancient coins can be purchesed either cleaned or uncleaned. I would advise against buying uncleaned coins, often in what are called ’unpicked/Gold-found’ lots - if there was any gold found, it was usually by the seller

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How to determine Counterfeit Coins

But are they real? How can they be so cheap if they are so old? These are common questions from new or non-collectors. First, just because something is old does not mean that it has to be expensive - lots of new things are expensive (like o

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Ancient Coins

The term ’ancient coins’ as a general term describes coins dating back from their early days, around 650BC, to around 1500AD. Well, to be exact, coins fromwestern Europe after c.800 AD are considered medieval, however, those in the east

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