Aug
16

How to Choose a Coin Folder?

Posted by Anastasia

Coin folders are certainly one of the most convenient and inexpensive methods around to store and present your coins, along with providing an impressive means to teach and even enlighten anyone you may like to share your coin collection with. Most coin collecting folders are designed in denomination-specific formats and come in eye-catching detail, offering an economical method to store, protect, and display your coinsets of lesser value. Most types and brands of coin folders include the historical information of the coin series, as well as important mintage statistics. No matter which brand you choose, coin folders are an excellent storage device to assist any novice collector, or even anyone who might be unfamiliar with the numismatic hobby, to get a really good start in this fascinating field. For anyone thinking about introducing coin collecting into the home, coin folders …

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Jun
28

Snap Lock Cases for All Occasions

Posted by Anastasia

No matter what your affiliation or level of interest in collecting coins, whether you are a novice just starting out, or a passionate and long-time collector, or a dedicated numismatist, it is all about finding the best ways to protect, store, and display your coins that requires the most attention. To satisfy this important requirement, and for all your silver or gold coin specimens, one of the perfect methods to accomplish this is by making use of a great and versatile product called Snap Lock Cases.¬† Snap Lock Cases are not only a very appealing method to display and exhibit your collection, but will virtually guarantee the most effective way to safely handle them. In addition, they are manufactured to exacting standards using archival, PVC-free, inert components which have been proven best for storing and protecting your valuable collection for …

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Jun
08

Flavors of Currency Sleeves

Posted by Anastasia

When it comes to collecting any type of paper currency, old or new, and after a decent quantity of notes have begun to accumulate, there is obviously the next phase in developing an storage method that helps to protect, organize, and display the collection. Generally, most currency collectors utilize any particular kind of clear plastic currency sleeve that serves to protect each note, while permitting easy examination from each side. There are basically three applications that have similar characteristics. There are single note-holders that are available in the marketplace, and are produced in various thicknesses, or mils, that envelop and protect the currency. This type of note-holder is then stored vertically inside a currency box, which is primarily designed to allow greater convenience when adding, removing, indexing, or just re-organizing the notes within the collection. The only down-side to this …

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Apr
01

Quarter Map Review

Posted by Coin Collecting Enthusiasts

Quarter maps are one of the more popular products out there. They usually attract “just getting started” coin collectors and/or those that noticed different type of quarters in circulation and thought that it would be “cool” to collect all. Whatever the case is…. if you are collecting US quarters, you probably want to buy a quarter map to organize your collection. This review is going be about Littleton US Quarter Map. The map usually retails between $12.95 and $19.95. It arrives folded in half in a plastic wrapper. The map is approximately 26 inches wide and 16 inches tall. It is made of carton with a thin paper¬†map glued on top of it. All quarter holes come pre-cut so all you need to do is remove the carton placeholder and insert a real quarter. Once inserted, quarters appear to be …

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