Coin collection is a popular hobby. People do it for a variety of reasons. Some like the aura of coins and some want to make money. Whatever your reason, it’s important to know what coins to collect.

Silver coins appear to be a popular choice among buyers as they’re readily available and also more affordable than gold coins. Gold costs a lot more than silver; however, they both often appreciate at the same rate, which means the profit can end up being on the same level.

We suggest that you study different types of silver coins and their characteristics before you start buying them.

Some of the most popular silver coins include The American Silver Eagle, Chinese Silver Pandas, British Silver Britannia, and the Australian Silver Kookaburra.

All these are made using 99 percent pure silver. But, this isn’t the only thing to keep in mind when purchasing silver coins.

Buy proof coins rather than uncirculated coins because proof coins are more in demand and fetch a better price on the secondary market. Do not touch your coins once they’re in your custody and make sure to only buy coins that come with authenticity documents.

You will need these documents when you decide to sell your coins.

Selling coins isn’t an easy business. It is best that you go to the original seller and ask if they’re interested in buying the coin. If not, you can look at online stores like eBay or try other places.