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How to get started with gold-coin investing

Philip van Doorn
How to get started with gold-coin investing

You might think those annoying TV ads for gold and silver coins give coin collecting a bad name. It turns out, however, that gold and other precious coins are the easiest collectible item to trade, whether you are investing in bullion coins as a hedge against inflated stock and bond prices or if you’re interested in building a special collection of rarities. Barry Stuppler, a coin dealer in Los Angeles who is the president of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), discussed how investors can get started with something they may never have considered before, or maybe thought would be impractical.