Collectors Poll Archives

What do you use as a price guide when buying your coins or currency?

Online Guides (43%, 16 Votes)
Periodical Guides (printed monthly or quarterly) (14%, 5 Votes)
Annual books for foreign coins (14%, 5 Votes)
Annual books for United States coins (14%, 5 Votes)
Annual books for Foreign Currency (5%, 2 Votes)
I do not use a guide. I pay the price the dealer wants (5%, 2 Votes)
Annual books for United States currency (3%, 1 Votes)
I do not use a guide. I trust the expertise of a dealer (3%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 25

This poll started on June 23, 2018 @ 1:35 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you interested in a Presidential Silver Medal Program

I am just not interested in medals (29%, 16 Votes)
Yes, but I will buy only certain presidents (24%, 13 Votes)
Yes, I will buy every one of them (20%, 11 Votes)
No, it is a bad idea (18%, 10 Votes)
It is an OK idea, but I won't be a buyer (9%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 55

This poll started on February 10, 2018 @ 10:45 PM and closed at No Expiry


What are your gift giving plans for 2017?

I have coins on my wish list. (40%, 6 Votes)
I am not planning on giving a numismatic gift. (20%, 3 Votes)
I have exonumia or other numismatics on my wish list. (13%, 2 Votes)
I plan to give someone a numismatic gift. (13%, 2 Votes)
Bah Humbug! (7%, 1 Votes)
I do not have any numismatics on my wish list. (7%, 1 Votes)
I have currency on my wish list. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

This poll started on November 26, 2017 @ 4:00 PM and closed at December 25, 2017 @ 12:00 AM


What do you use to determine the price of coins and currency?

I check what is selling on eBay and how much (26%, 11 Votes)
I use free guides available online (19%, 8 Votes)
I buy a guide like the Red Book but not every year (19%, 8 Votes)
I check the price realized from the auction houses (7%, 3 Votes)
I subscribe to a printed service like the Greysheet (7%, 3 Votes)
I buy a world coin guide (7%, 3 Votes)
I buy a guide like the Red Book every year (5%, 2 Votes)
I subscribe to an online price guide (5%, 2 Votes)
I do not buy a price guide (5%, 2 Votes)
I occasionally buy a printed list like the Greysheet (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

This poll started on October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you going to purchase the new Palladium Eagle?

No. I am just not interested (28%, 7 Votes)
No, it would be too expensive (20%, 5 Votes)
Maybe... let me see how much it will cost first (20%, 5 Votes)
Oh yes, I love the coin! (20%, 5 Votes)
Yes because it is the first release (12%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 25

This poll started on September 19, 2017 @ 2:53 PM and closed at No Expiry


Would you be interested in a Numismatic World News Podcast?

It could be interesting. I can give it a try. (46%, 6 Votes)
Great idea. How soon can you begin? (23%, 3 Votes)
I would rather read the news than listen to it. (23%, 3 Votes)
What's a podcast? (8%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

This poll started on August 23, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you interested in the remaining U.S. Mint special collectibles?

I am just not interested (42%, 18 Votes)
I will buy the American Liberty Four Silver Medal Set (23%, 10 Votes)
These items are too expensive for my budget (14%, 6 Votes)
I am going to buy both (12%, 5 Votes)
I will buy the American Palladium Eagle (9%, 4 Votes)
I might consider them but buy them on the secondary market (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 43

This poll started on August 7, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you planning to buy the 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set?

Yes, I want the enhanced uncirculated coins (41%, 28 Votes)
Yes, I always buy mint/proof sets (28%, 19 Votes)
I'm not sure one way or another (9%, 6 Votes)
No, I am just not interested (9%, 6 Votes)
Yes, but I will not buy them directly from the U.S. Mint (6%, 4 Votes)
No, I do not buy mint/proof sets (4%, 3 Votes)
Maybe I will buy a few of the coins when they hit the aftermarket (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 68

This poll started on July 8, 2017 @ 3:00 PM and closed at August 7, 2017 @ 12:00 PM


Would you participate in a crowdfunded numismatic book project?

Yes, it sounds interesting (29%, 6 Votes)
I am not sure (24%, 5 Votes)
Only if the topic is of interest (19%, 4 Votes)
Yes, but only if I can buy a physical book (10%, 2 Votes)
No, this is not the way I want to do business (10%, 2 Votes)
Yes, but I want to buy it as an e-book (8%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 21

This poll started on May 8, 2017 @ 4:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Do you collect modern coins? If so, how?

My modern collection consists of American Eagles, Buffaloes, and other precious metal coins. (17%, 19 Votes)
I collect Proof Sets. (15%, 17 Votes)
I have a collection of modern commemoratives. (15%, 17 Votes)
I collect uncirculated Mint Sets. (13%, 15 Votes)
I collect uncirculated coins in a series saved in an album. (13%, 14 Votes)
I collect proof coins in a series saved in an album. (8%, 9 Votes)
Modern coins? I cannot be bothered with them! (7%, 8 Votes)
Something else (add as a comment) (6%, 7 Votes)
You forgot some of the cool medals that the U.S. Mint produces! (5%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

This poll started on April 24, 2017 @ 1:34 AM and closed at No Expiry


“Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.”
— Mark Twain

“It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.”
— Mark Twain, The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

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