With precious metals on the rise and a large number of comemorative coins in circulation, coin collecting is becoming fun again. This page lists web sites offering coins resources for investment and hobby collecting.
ShopNumismaster (*) Shop Numismaster has products and books for the coin collector.
Money.org (money.org) A site by the American Numismatic Association.
Free Lakota Bank (www.freelakotabank.com) A non-reserve, non-fractional bank that issues and accepts deposits in real money (silver).
Transportation Token Database (www.exonumist.com) The transportation token database shows thousands of tokens displayed along with descriptions, size, composition, city, state, year minted, and value.
Coin Inflation (www.coinflation.com) Site calculates the current "melt value" of coins. This is the value of the metal contained in the coins. Currently a nickel has seven cents of metal, a 1981 copper penny has three cents worth of copper.
Coin Study (www.coinstudy.com) Site has information on the value of historic coins.
Coin Update (www.coinupdate.com) Coin Update offers news for the coin collecting world.
Whitman Publishing (www.whitmanbooks.com) Whitman Publishing prints coin collector folders, albums and price guides.
Hobo Nickel Society (OHNS) (www.hobonickels.org) A hobo nickel is a nickel modified by an artist. This is an art form that became popular with the introduction of the buffalo nickel.
Open Currency Standard (www.opencurrency.com) A site advocates the creation of a new open currency based on metals for use in barter. AOCS approves independent coins minted in copper, silver, gold, etc..
SilverSaver (silversaver.com) Site suggests that people become their own bank by investing in precious metals.