Contemporary coin collecting and appreciation began around the fourteenth century. During the Renaissance, it became a fad among some members of the privileged classes. Perhaps because only the very wealthy could afford the pursuit, in Renaissance times coin collecting became known as the "Hobby of Kings".
Looking for information on a coin? click "Coins" on the top menu and browse to the coin to get general information, photos and current values.
Want to show off your collection or keep an inventory of your collection? Once your a member of "Piece Of Currency" you will be able to upload your collection for all to see and have the ability to manage your coin inventory.
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