by Alan Chenkin, Novice coin collector and hobbyist
Coin dealers, EBay, Craigslist, and from friends and acquaintances are great sources. Let people know you are looking for coins, and you may be surprised.
How to Buy Rare Collectible Coins – Wikihow
How To Buy Coins At Discounted Prices When You’re On A Budget – Insider Tips From A Longtime Coin Collector | The U.S. Coin Guide
Gold, Silver and Rare Coins: A Complete Guide To Finding Buying Selling Investing: Plus…Coin Collecting A-Z: Gold, Silver and Rare Coins Are Top Sellers on eBay, Amazon and Etsy
If it sounds to good to be true, it usually is. consider buying a test kit if you are buying gold and silver; GOLD TEST KIT
When you acquire and store collectible coins, just wipe any dirt off them with special coin cleaning cloth (an old sock), and put them in a “flip”, coin book or folder. If you want to get a child or teenager into collecting, you can get them a whole kit from Amazon or eBay.
Coin collections start to grow quickly, so you need to keep them in an orderly fashion.
Best of luck!
Oh, and you might need one of these:
Keep in mind that coins can get heavy, make sure the safe is on a floor that can support the weight !
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Edited from my Quora answer, June 28, 2017
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