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Other Side of the Coin

Coin collecting is a hobby for all ages. Sometimes called numismatists, coin collectors are certainly passionate about their coinage.


Quiz ID:#14119
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Category:Hobbies > Collecting
Created By:ScubeeAus*****




#1   Collecting coins is also known as the "Hobby of Kings".

#2   The hobby has been traced as far back as the 14th century.

#3   The age of a coin is the single most important factor when deciding its value.

#4   The process of sealing a coin in an air-tight plastic holder is known as coin slabbing.

#5   Detroit hosted the first international convention for coin collectors in 1962. How many people attended?

#6   A mint mark is an inscription on the coin indicating its date of production.

#7   A coin die refers to the date when a coin is taken out of circulation.

#8   Bi-metallic coins consist of two types of metal or alloy.

#9   The earliest known coin dates to the 6th century BC.

#10   Copper, silver, and gold are used in the majority of coins.





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