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Building Coin Sets
Possibly the best way to invest in rare coins is to do what collectors do: build sets. Complete rare coin sets often sell for more than the total value of the individual coins, this tends to be more valuable than collections of unrelated coins.
How to Build a Set
The two most common sets are assembled around a coin type or a series. A set includes coins sharing a specific characteristic such as design, designer, or denomination. A series set includes each date and mint of a particular coin. Sets can also be organized by first or last year that a coin was issued, die variety, historical period, mint mark, or year.
Get Expert Set-Building Assistance
Our expert Portfolio Managers can help you in:
- Selecting an area or two of opportunities
- Developing a long-term set-building strategy
- Creating a “desire list” fitted to your goals
- Finding the right coins at the right prices
- Contacting you when the coins you want are located
SUGGESTED COIN SETS
6-PIECE DOUBLE EAGLE SET
The 6-Piece Double Eagle set includes two of the most identifiable and collected gold coin types ever — the Liberty and Saint-Gaudens.
8- Piece U.S. Gold Set
The 8 Piece set incorporates the popular 4-Piece Indian set and elegant 4-Piece Liberty Set into a single and diversified collection, composed of coins that circulated from the mid-1800s through 1933.
Once you have successfully completed your 8- piece set, you are able to add upon that collection to complete your 14-piece set. This set adds four small gold pieces, the $20 Saint-Gaudens High Relief and $4 Stella to your eight coins, providing diversification for excellent long-term performance and return.
34- Piece US Gold Set
This remarkable collection contains all gold coins from the U.S. Mint that were intended for trade and put into circulation. A true sample of America’s coin history, the 34- piece set showcases how the coins advanced from 1795 to 1933.