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Hi everyone. My name is Ray and I have been collecting coins since 1968.
I started with pennies and now have $10 gold Eagle and morgan collection.
I have seen a lot of changes in the hobby and hope it stays strong so let’s
Try to get others involved thanks Ray

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Hello Ray,

I just joined yesterday. I agree with you. This hobby/business is facing a few challenges. For now I am trying to follow the practical advice being given for me at least and looking at having a few coins graded. This hobby, of which I have returned since being much younger, is a challenge. By that I mean I want to go fast, but I should slow down on my learning. I’m a bit OCD with numismatics. Lol

Welcome.

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Hi Robet
Do your homework make sure they are worth grading. Danial I see has a lot of YouTube help that’s why I joined. I am a seasoned collector who made mistakes on the way. Don’t go fast enjoy it and read the book or know you can get a lot of info on the website.I started when you had to learn to grade and dealers would steer you away from morgan dollars now look at them. I remember a good coin dealer in the 60s told me it may take 5-7 years to get your investment back. Ray

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#4 Unread post by SensibleSal66 »

Hey Robert , Welcome to Coin Help ! I received a book for Xmas that I recommend for grading .
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Howdy, I own a Motorcycle and I bought a Repair Manual. Books are essential no matter what your into doing + a good one of these 🔍 helps tremendously with coins.

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Hey new dudes welcome. Information on coins, specific errors, types, etc. has never been easier and cheaper to find than today. There is a TON of info on how to coin hunt here on this site, and at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIYtW3byS0u7rBmXg71pXQ.

Also you have Paul from CONECA, which is an asset, and a host of other denizens who have good information, but questionable sanity. 😂
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Welcome to the forum. I also recommend this book.

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Paul wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:59 pm My mother had me tested… I'm not crazy
Hey P, your middle name wouldn't be Norman would it 😂😂😂😂
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