Many readers who are newbies in coin collecting always email me asking for question that I already answered in these blog. In this post, I compiled my blog 10 Tips for new coin collector. All of them are old posts that most readers asked me and what newbies should learn before start to collect their coins. Coin collecting is a rewarding hobbies if you know how to take care your coins. But please don't clean/wash your coin since that will downgrade its grading & value. the toning on that coins are true gems to collector like me.
If you really want to start collecting, a book is a must. The best book for Malaysia coin collecting is by Steven Tan. The price is just around RM70 a piece. You can find all the market value price for Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, Banknotes and Coins. Studying the price will help you in your coin hunting. If you just start, I suggest you look for Malaysia coins era (Straits Settlements, Malaya, British Borneo, Parliament series etc) that suits your budget. It will take time to complete your collection if you have a tight budget. Read More.
I have many request from newbies in this hobbies for a grading pictures that can help them understand a little bit about coin grading. Many newbies do not know what UNC, EF or VF mean. Its actually a coin grading terms. Coin grading involved evaluation of coin surface, lustre and coin details. You can try compare this grading pictures with your own coin, to understand what is your coin condition. Other collector maybe have different opinion on grading. Read More.
Many of my readers don't want to buy coins catalogue books because they just want to know the price on some of their collections. Most of them are not collectors but they have some old coins in their possession. You can find "nilai duit lama Malaysia" or Malaysia coins value in this post but the best ways are always buying a new coins catalog book. Read More.
If you want to buy cheap coins for your collection, here is a tips from me on where can you find coin in Malaysia. Buying them with coin dealers will mostly make you pay according to the market price. To get a lower price, you need to look at other options/places other then coin delaers shop. Just make sure you know their market value before you do your coin hunting. Read More.
Many readers always asking me the same question; How to sell coins? Where to sell my coins? Do you know what is the best way to sell my coins?Here is my tips on how to sell your coins. Read More.
You need coin dealers for coin, paper money, banknote, accessories (album, Tweezers, Magnifiers, Microscopes, holder, capsules, cutter, watermark detectors, uv test lamp etc). Some of them also deals with Stamps, Postal History, Documents, Phone cards, Posters, Ang Pow, China antique ware, Antique & Various Collectibles. Here is a list of Malaysia coin dealers complete with their address, telephone numbers, emails, who to contacts etc. Read More.
Where to sell your gold coins? Not everyone knew where can you sell your precious metal. Here are some tips from me on where can you sell your gold coins in Malaysia. Read More.
Here is some tools that I has been posted in this blog that might come handy to any new coin and banknote collector. This tools come from various source but mostly come from books that I read. This is a good tools to help you understand more on the hobby. Read More.
If you want free stuff for your collecting, you can always look at the Free label on the top of my blog. You can find some free ebook available for download. If you are looking for Steven Tan ebook catalog, I don't think it will ever exist yet. Read More.
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I always advice my readers to look and search first in this blog Table of Content before emailing me since I had wrote almost everything that you need. So far, this blog have over 500 article and almost half of it are about Malaysia. Read More.
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