1882-85 Adjusting Room at Mint in San Francisco, CA Runnels & Stateler, Library of Congress
Over long stretches of time, rare coins of the finest quality have maintained a high level of market interest, and demonstrated an ability to preserve value throughout varying economic environments.
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If you are new to numismatics, or just new to OCNUMIS, this is a good place to begin. Whether you need a little help deciding on the collecting path that's right for you, or you just want to learn more of my principles and practices, GETTING STARTED should be your first read.Go
If you are a regular visitor to OCNUMIS, you may head straight to the GALLERY to view all of our current inventory.Go
If your numismatic curiosity extends beyond certs, stickers, population reports, and auction prices realized, then "Joe's Notes" may be just what you need. Each "Joe's Notes" covers one numismatic item in depth, including discussion of the condition census, trading histories, ownership chains, and relative pricing.Go