Coin Collecting and the Pandemic

Have you given any thought as to how this pandemic will affect coin collecting? Surely it will have an effect on our hobby, as it’s affecting everything else around us and in the world at large.

For one thing, “sheltering in place” is bound to give most collectors time to spend with their hobby. If you have some disposable cash, either from savings or retirement income, you will now have the time to devote to adding coins to your collection.

Of course, for the foreseeable future, coin shows and other numismatic gatherings will fall victim to the prohibitions against social gatherings. Even the ANA’s Summer Seminar has been

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