Scott A. Travers, president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, ranks as one of the most knowledgeable and influential coin dealers and advisers in the world. Scott is the author of seven best-selling books on coins, including The Insider’s Guide to U.S. Coin Values and The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual. He is a former vice president of the American Numismatic Association, served as a coin-valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission and is a forceful consumer advocate for the coin-buying public. Scott is one of Bottom Line’s Featured Experts—follow his award-winning blog, The Money Connoisseur, and watch his videos, Face Value: Investing in Metals and Money.
Here’s how to make even more profit on US gold coins by knowing the metal content of specific coins, your dealer's markup, and when to buy and sell.
In most cases, cleaning collectible coins does not make them more valuable—it actually makes them worth less.
The US Mint made a little mistake in 1943—creating pennies that today are worth big money.
U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollar coins from certain mint dates are worth much more than face value.
Just because a coin is old doesn’t mean it's valuable, while some newer coins sell at high prices. Here, three key factors that determine a coin’s value.
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You may have a coin in your pocket—just a piece of ordinary change—that is worth hundreds or even thousands…
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In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, discusses coin-collecting scams and what to be aware of when purchasing from a dealer.
In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, says that this can be a worthwhile hobby, with a few caveats...
In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, offers his expert opinion on what to do with your heirloom jewelry.
In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author of The Insider’s Guide to US Coin Values,…
Watch as Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert, and author of The Insider’s Guide to US Coin Values, explains why you should invest in precious metals.
Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, lists some of the best organizations for coin and paper-money collectors to join.
Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, discusses some of the best places for new collectors to purchase coins.
In this video, Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, talks about what you should do if you acquire/inherit a coin collection.
Let’s say you’re going through your coins and you find one that looks old and rare. Is it worth anything? Watch and find out!
What kind of valuable coins can you reasonably expect to find around the house? Scott Travers gives examples of collectible coins that you might find.
What’s the best way to become a coin collector? Scott Travers, gold and rare coin expert and author, discusses what makes a successful coin collector.