World Silver Coin

There have been many great contributions people have made to the world and one of the most overlooked contributions has been the ability to produce some interesting silver coins. In fact, if you are a collector of silver coins from around the world then you really have selected an enjoyable hobby. This is because the sheer volume of world silver coins that have been produced are so expansive that this is a hobby that one can invest time in for many, many years without ever becoming bored. After all, even those world silver coin collectors who have significant resources can not scratch the surface of collecting all the coins that have been produced so this particularly hobby can be considered part of a life long pursuit.


Because of the sheer volume of coins that have been produced there are a number of different spheres of interest one could examine through collecting. For example, one could be interested in collecting world silver coins from particular time periods and regions. For example, many of the silver coins produced in Great Britain during the 19th century were spectacular in their design and have high value in collector’s circles. For those who are serious coin collectors a number of the very rare coins from antiquity and the cradle of civilization come with much interest and value. Granted, these may come with somewhat of a high price tag the beauty of collecting world silver coins is that the sheer volume of those coins that have been produced means that there are coins one can collect to fit any budget or interest. For example, some silver coins perk interest due to their outright oddness.

British Silver Coin

1902 British Silver Coin

Some of the silver coins of the world have collectible value based on for lack of a better description their outright oddness. Now, there is run of the mill odd such as the triangular silver coin that was produced by Bermuda. While even the most novice collector will get the inside joke (the shape of the coin is an obvious play on the Bermuda Triangle) one has to really shake their head as a coin that simply can not be used in a vending machine! Oh well, it is a cool looking coin and that is why many collectors prize it. Then, there is the extremely uniquely designed silver coin produced by the region of Naru where the coin was reproduced in the shape of the European Union. This particular coin may very well be the oddest silver coin ever produced and that adds to its collectible value.

When it comes to the subject of silver coins from around the world, there is enough information on the subject that can fill a book. (Actually, there have been a number of books written on the subject!) What is presented here is a brief look at silver coins in general and if there was a brief assessment that could sum the subject of silver coins up it would be there is such uniqueness and diversity within the realm of silver coins they are a among the most fun coins to collect.

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