Coin Collecting

Petercoins

A British coin enthusiast, collector and dealer, selling low cost British coins by international mail order. Site contains: Beginners guide to coin collecting, a grading guide, numismatic definitions, special offers and much more! Petercoins - Your local coin shop on the Net!

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Photography of Ancient Coins- How to!

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Fourrees - Plated Coins

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Scanning Ancient Coins

Using a Flat Bed Scanner. General Topics [Coin Collecting]

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Die Links: A Tool for the Numismatist

Ancient coins were struck from dies individually cut by artists rather than mass produced from an enlarged master as is the practice with modern coins. Despite all efforts to make dies the same as each other, differences great and small allow each individually cut die to be identified as an individual. General Topics [Coin Collecting]

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Three Gordian III & Tranquillina Coins

Centration Dimples. General Topics [Coin Collecting]

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Ancient Coin Books

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Questions for the Experts

Anyone visiting this site on a regular basis must know that I do not claim to have all the answers. In fact, every question I answer generally generates at least two new questions to the end result is that I go to bed each day more aware of my ignorance than I had been the day before. General Topics [Coin Collecting]

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Collecting Roman Coins

General Links [Coin Collecting]

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Ancient Numinastics

FORVM ANTIQVVM: Ancient Numismatics [Coin Collecting]

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ACM, Ancient Coin Market List

Learn about the affordable hobby of Collecting Ancient Coins. General Links [Coin Collecting]

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Cleaning Coins - use at your own risk!

The Cleaning and Preservation of Metals. General Links [Coin Collecting]

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Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

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Art's Ancient Coin Page

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Ancient Oriental Coins

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Brockage or Clashed Dies? Which is which?

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The Earliest Photograph of Ancient Coins?

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A Fourree Brockage of Hadrian

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Grading & Describing Ancient Coins

Grading & Describing Ancient Coins ..popular page! See why? [Coin Collecting]

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Overview for Beginning Collectors

Ancient Greek & Roman Coins: Overview for Beginners Recommended reading for those who might be interested in collecting ancient coins [Coin Collecting]

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Illustrated Glossary of Terms Collectors Should Know

- Heads Laureate, radiate and other terms [Coin Collecting]

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Illustrated Glossary of Terms Coins

Illustrated Glossary of Terms - other Exergue, mintmark etc. [Coin Collecting]

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Abbreviations on Roman Imperial Coins

Abbreviations on Roman Imperial Coins SC TRP IMP COS etc. [Coin Collecting]

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FAKES! A survey of `modern` ancients

Fake ancient coins are not really a serious problem and not nearly as prevalent as fakes of modern coins. Do not be afraid to collect coins; collect coins wisely. A few of the major types of obvious fakes are represented on this page.[Coin Collecting]

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Selecting a Collecting Specialty

Make your collection fit YOU! [Coin Collecting]

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Imperial Coin Denominations

Imperial Coin Denominations A survey of silver & bronze coins [Coin Collecting]

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Fabric Coin Structure

The Underlying Structure of a Coin. [Coin Collecting]

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Buying Power of Ancient Coins

What were my Roman coins worth 'back then'? [Coin Collecting]

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Common Constantinian Copper Coins

Ancient Coins from the `Junkbox`: Common Constantinian Copper [Coin Collecting]

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The Temple Mount

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem Where were the First and Second Jewish Temples Located? Aerial photo of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem showing the Proposed Northern, Central and Southern Sites for the First and Second Temples. [Archaeology] [Images of selected sites in Jerusalem from Furman Univ.]

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Jaffa Gate Photo

Jaffa Gate is the principal entrance to the Old City. Its name in Arabic is Bab-el-Khalil, the gate of Hebron, as the main road to Hebron started here. It was also called Jaffa Gate because the road to Jaffa and the coast also started from it [Archaeology] [Images of selected sites in Jerusalem from Furman Univ.]

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