Numismatics

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Numismatics

The study of coins or the hobby of coin collecting. Numismatics often involves the study of the history of money and can be valuable to the study of economic history in general.
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Founded in 1955, the Professional Numismatists Guild is composed of many of the country's top rare coin and paper money dealers.
Numismatists will also love it - it possesses one of Europe's finest collections of Byzantine coins.
For the fewer there are, the higher the value to numismatists.
Though there has been talk about establishing Numismatists Without Borders, Factotums Without Borders and People Who Want To Act Like Jimmy Carter Without Borders, to date these suggestions have gotten no further than Washed-Up Rock Stars Without Borders.
Lord Stewartby is one of the country's foremost numismatists - or coin experts - and spent more than 50 years amassing his collection.
At this year's Florida United Numismatists Show in Orlando, the auctioneer gaveled out $85 million in sales.
Specialist dealers are good for more serious collectors - ensure they're members of a numismatists association.
Numismatists are willing to pay over face value for these collectibles.
A great sin of some numismatists has been a tendency to set out conclusions without telling us how they reached them, thus making it much harder for subsequent scholars to challenge them.
silver dollar in a recent auction is an indication of the strength of the market for high-quality, rare coins; however, investors must be aware of "bogus bargains" and unscrupulous "boiler room" dealers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.