Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Stewey99, Apr 11, 2021.
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Tell us what countries or areas of the world you are interested in, and we may be able to suggest something.
The Dutch might have some good coin books on that time period, if you can read Dutch. I collect old Italian States coins and I've picked up some Coin books from Italy that do a much better job than the Krause catalogs.
You'll have to go with some specialty reference - not sure what your options are but auction lots might have numbers from a good reference book.
COVID19 situation started, you can just throw away even the most current
guide. I bid on the coins I want and I bid strong, sometimes many
multiples of the estimate. You might pay a bundle for a coin(s), but there
is a cost for pride of ownership. I look at my coins quite often and am
happy I own them. Sometimes the opportunity to own a rare coin is
rarer than the coin itself. If I am put in a position that I have to sell
and I lose money than I look at the loss as pride of ownership. Besides,
it's only money and you can't take it with you.
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