Art and business appreciation in coin collecting

Coin collecting is a hobby appealing to many. It requires intellect and desire to go deeper into knowledge of the coins, especially as concerns their origin, their previous owners, and other information. Coins transcend generations, and some sets become family heirlooms. Most coin collectors began with their hobby in their childhood; coins are timeless and their collections can only increase in value.


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For art’s sake, coins are collected for their wide history. Each coin has a story to tell; it tells who was in power while it was in circulation at a certain time period, who the rest of the political leaders were, and if they waged war or preserved the peace.

Collecting coins is a way to appreciate the advent of civilization and the beginning of innovation. A collector learns about the time’s economy, geography, and art from the coins. Ancient artisans crafted coins by hand and every coin gives a collector a chance to witness the brilliance of each coin maker.

Ancient coins are also a form of investment for collectors. For starters, these coins are expensive, and their value increases. While pride and ownership are the main motivations for being a coin collector, the industry of coin collecting is prized at $10 billion dollars in the U.S. alone. Investing in this industry isn’t a short term caprice as it takes years of experience and the process of collecting a set of coins takes years. However, doing so is also very rewarding.

Sometimes, however, hobbies take too much from their practitioners. Having the right motive and desire to pursue one’s interest eventually pays off, especially if it’s an interest in collecting ancient coins.


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Sadigh Gallery is a family-owned art gallery specializing in handling and selling ancient artworks and coins. Based in New York, the gallery has a large customer base that has been supporting the business for 10 to 20 years, and it considers its customers good friends instead of business partners. For more information about Sadigh Gallery, visit this blog.


About Sadigh Gallery

Sadigh Gallery is a family-owned art gallery specializing in ancient artifacts and coins from around the world. The gallery was established in 1978 as a small mail order company which was operated by one man, Michael Sadigh. After achieving much success, he then moved to the current location on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan in 1982. Our focus is on providing affordable ancient antiquities and friendly, down-to-earth service. As a family-owned business, we greatly treasure the interaction with our customers. A large portion of our customers have been with us for 10 to 20 years, and we are grateful that they have become good friends, rather than simple business partners. We pride in providing quality service to each and every one of our customers, and their satisfaction matters most to us. If you have any questions, concerns, or any other comments regarding our merchandises or services, feel free to call us at your convenience. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority! All of our antiquities are guaranteed authentic, and all items are sent with a Lifetime Certificate of Authenticity. We provide secure packing to ensure safe delivery. Contact us for more information, or to receive one of our FREE CATALOG today. Contact Information: 303 Fifth Avenue Suite 1603 New York, NY 10016 Toll Free (800)426-2007 Tel (212)725-7537 E-mail: Web Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00AM – 8:00PM Open on Sundays by appointment only. Closed on Saturdays.
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