Thursday, January 04, 2007

Coins making a comeback (The Carthage Press, MO)

Joe Cain got started collecting coins at the age of eight when his grandpa gave him a Morgan silver dollar.

Antiques can be hard to come by and stamps can sometimes be delicate, but Cain said collecting coins is a great hobby for the young. And as collectors mature, so can collections, with the sky the limit.

"These coins are history," said Cain, who was selling some of his collection at Memorial Hall on Monday. "If you look at these coins you can catch the mood of the nation. They all tell a story." . . .

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