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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
Fun:*** (2.44)
Difficulty:** (1.31)
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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