For those of you who are interested in coin collecting, the days when you had to wait for relatives or loved ones to come from abroad with a few of the coins that you were waiting for a long time is over.
Thanks to the world becoming smaller through communication (the internet, for one) and air travel, all one has to do is find people who have these coins at their disposal and are willing to part with them for a nominal fee.
Very simply, these folks are called coin dealers, and can be found over the internet if you want the coins of a particular country or that was in use at a particular time in history.
Apart from this, several dealers that can be found over the internet sell albums, folders, boxes and bezels because coin value are dependent on how one preserves the coins they have collected.
Since some of these dealers are in business of providing their customers with coins, they have to also find sources which have these coins as well, and so they are open to people who are interested to sell their coins as well.
However, if this hobby does not interest you and investing in gold bars and gold bullion coins interests you, then it’s also possible that these dealers will be able to offer you excellent prices at which one can buy a variety of precious metals such as Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.