Friday, November 21, 2014

Book Review: One Coin is Never Enough: Why and How We Collect

If you are a coin collector, you probably have friends or family who think that your passion is a little odd or perhaps even a tiny bit crazy. You may even agree with them to some extent.

Why do we collect? Yes, we can trot out the stock answers: I love history, it's an investment, it's just a hobby to fill time. But is there more?

That's what this book explores: the different sorts of collectors, the reasons for collecting, the cycles, the rewards and the disappointments. The author writes well and although there really is little about numismatics per se, I think most collectors would enjoy this.

Buy this book at Amazon and help me support this site!

Note:  All my coins are in a safe deposit box.  I keep nothing in my home. 

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