When you step foot in your local Salem coin shop and see all of the shiny coins on display, you may think that they are cool but wonder why someone would want to spend so much money on a coin that is just going to sit around on shelf forever. There are several reasons why people want to collect coins other than they have extra money to spend.


Gold and silver coins have a high appreciation value. This means that the silver and gold bullion that you buy from a coin shop like Accurate Precious Metals will be worth more as the price of gold and silver rise. If you were looking for a great investment, buying silver and gold coins is a great way to go.

Long history

According to the United States Mint, coin collecting is one of the oldest hobbies. They say that it used to be that only kings and the very wealthy collected coins. It wasn’t until the 1930s that coin collecting became a popular hobby. This is when U.S. commemorative coins became widely available. Today, there are millions of collectors and thousands of clubs nationwide that allow collectors to meet and trade.

Know what to look for

When you are ready to start collecting gold and silver bullion, there are a couple of things you need to look out for. First you need to decide if the coin is appealing to you. There is no reason to spend that kind of money if you are not interested in the coin. Another thing to consider is the quality of the coin. If the coin is damaged there is no sense buying it.

Next time you stop by Accurate PMR, remember that you have to start somewhere so why not start here? We have a lot to choose from when it comes to gold and silver bullion. Come by and check us out today.