Investing In Coins

wealthymatters.comCollecting coins can be an engrossing and rewarding hobby.

I started collecting coins when I was about 2 years old.My dad worked in the airport then.Every few days he would bring me a few foreign coins and my mom used to tell me about these far away countries.My mom was also trying to prepare me to begin school and her way of teaching me about money and counting was to get me to play with the brass coins of those days.These were the earliest coins to make their way into my collection.

When I started collecting coins I didn’t have any focus nor did I care about the value of the coins might have in future.But years later I was pleasantly surprised to find out just how much my coins were worth.A brass 20 paisa with a lotus picture was a pretty common coin then and even now.Nevertheless it sells for no less than 8 rupees today.A compounded annual gain of close to 10% per year for 48 years. Read more of this post

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