Coin collecting has endured in popularity for many years and across numerous nations. The first coins were created in ancient Egypt over 2,600 years ago, and countries across the world have minted their own monies ever since. This extensive history has led collectors to seek out coins from around the world and from different eras. 

There are several reasons why people collect coins. As investments, they may serve two purposes. Along with providing durability, the metal used to produce coins possesses intrinsic value. Alternatively, people can redeem rare coins for money through auctions or dealers. Due to governments’ connection to coinage, coins also provide insight into the histories of their countries. Moreover, some enjoy these collectables for their artistic value due to the multitudes of different types available. 

Individuals interested in finding unique coins should log onto Western Asset Reserve's website at From its headquarters in Kapaa, HI, the company and its staff of experts conduct auctions of investment grade property, including rare coins.