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Questions tagged [collectibles]

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Bullion coins questions

I'm planning on buying Vienna Philharmonic bullion coins. What confuses me the most is the face value of the coins. For instance, copper coins have face value of 5 euros. Will I always be able to ...
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Which US coin type has more older coins in circulation?

Which US coin type (as in Quarters, Cents, Dimes, Nickels, Half Dollars, etc.) has the most old coins out of all in circulation?
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If Canadian silver coins are worth their value in precious metal/face value, why do the mints sell them for many times their worth?

I was recently taking a look at the the new Zodiac silver coin series of the Canadian Mint. For each Zodiac sign silver coin, the number minted is 5500 coins. their face value is 3 $CAD , 99.99% ...
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Moving Coin Collection to Stapled Coin Pockets

I'm organizing my coin collection into stapled pockets, organized in the special coin sleeves in a binder. In additional to my previously bulk-stored coins, I have about a half dozen of the blue ...
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What factors may affect the future value of collectible items?

Some collectibles plummet, others remain about the same value, and some just continue to go up with age. If I am considering investing in collectibles, what are some factors I should be aware of that ...
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Tax liability for selling inherited collectibles on eBay?

When I was a kid, my grandfather gave me some collectible items, which at the time were worthless. Many years later, this stuff is actually worth a few thousand dollars. If I sell this stuff on ...
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Will modern coins and currency be worth money in the future?

Coins that are hundreds of years old can be worth a bit of money, but generally because they are rare. Say, I had some notes of francs or Zimbabwe dollars or some other currencies that are no longer ...