(PRWEB) October 11, 2011
MyReviewsNow Online Shopping is excited to showcase coin collecting through its new affiliate, GovMint.com, just in time for buying that special Christmas gift. Lately, there has been a skyrocketing demand for U.S. Silver eagle coins and coins in general due to the unstable paper currency. Coin collecting is a hobby that allows for both an appreciation of the artistic detail of coins and the overall value of collecting rare and hard to find coins. GovMint.com, with over 20 years of experience, presents a mix of new, ancient and rare coins with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Coin collecting can pay off. A coin collection dating to the 1950s recently sold for $1.2 million. Coin collecting is quickly catching on a creative investment. It is estimated that there is around 125 million coin collectors in the United States alone. Some coins are valuable because they are limited editions, meaning there are very few of them in circulation. Others are rare because of printing mistakes or the type of metal used during the manufacturing process.
Some examples of rare coins available through GovMint.com include a complete set of the last Morgans ever minted, including the rare Denver issue, the world's first $100 bill silver proof and the official authorized release for the London 2012 Countdown 1 silver proofs honoring the city's upcoming Olympic games. GovMint.com offers both U.S. and world coins. Some of the most popular include silver dating to the days of the Aztec Empire and a 2011 silver panda coin.
Coin collecting is an easy enough hobby to start. GovMint.com presents a selection of displays and all other supplies needed to get started. Coins are an excellent way to teach history to kids. For example, the 1863 2 cent piece was the first coin to use the words "In God We Trust." This motto soon became a regular slogan used on other forms of U.S currency. According to the American Numismatic Association, all that is required to start a coin collection is an interest in coins.
GovMint.com provides a guarantee of genuiness for all products sold on their website with many coins coming with certificates of authenticity included during the shipping process. Most coins are delivered within two to four weeks from the date they were ordered. However, most orders are shipped withing seven to ten business days. Every order is shipped with a convenient catalog showing all available items. GovMint.com is affiliated with the American Numismatic Association, emphasizing a strong set of ethics and standards. Sales tax is only assessed in states where it must be assessed by law.
Coin collecting is a great family activity and a good way for kids to learn the importance and historical significance of some coins. Many collectors hold on to their coins with the hope that they will increase in value over the years, others keep them for sentimental reasons. Starting a coin collection takes little effort. A few basic supplies and carefully selected coins can serve as the basis for any coin collection. More than six billion coins are produced in the U.S. each year.
Coins available through GovMint.com include an assortment of precious silver and precious gold selections. World coins range from those found in Vatican City, Australia, the Cook Islands and Mexico to unique coins from South Africa, the Solomon Islands, Italy and Fiji. Available U.S. coins include Morgan silver dollars, silver eagles, dollar sets, trade dollars, half dollars, peace silver dollars and Eisenhower dollars. Current best-sellers include the 2011 U.S. Mint Set, the 2011 Army Silver Dollar and the Rugby World Champions Proof Set.
For additional information on coin collecting, please visit MyReviewsNow Online Shopping and view the showcase at GovMint.com