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James Bucki

James Bucki

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James Bucki is a coin collector, part-time coin dealer and a professional numismatic writer. He has received national recognition for assembling outstanding registry sets of U.S. coins and has won various awards for his coin exhibits at coin shows.


James has been a coin collector for over 30 years and specializes in modern U.S. coins, paper money and foreign type coins. His professional numismatic writing accomplishments including being the “Collector Tech” columnist for the ANA’s monthly magazine “The Numismatist”, a contributing writer for national coin collecting magazines and author/webmaster for the local coin club. By directing the Young Numismatists club he is teaching coin collecting to a new generation. He is well versed in all areas of numismatics, ranging from beginner to intermediate to advance. As a part time coin dealer he understands the coin collecting market and the subtle nuances of buying and selling coins.


James Bucki has a bachelor degree and master’s degree in business and marketing. He has attended the American Numismatic Association's Summer Seminars and has been trained in coin grading, advanced numismatic negotiations, minting errors and collecting techniques. His independent study has focused on modern U.S. coins and numismatic market place trends.

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For me, coin collecting is more than a hobby: It is a passion. As a professional educator, I love to teach and there is nothing more enjoyable than teaching people about coin collecting. I started collecting coins when I was ten years old and have witnessed the evolution of the hobby into what it is today. I look forward to teaching anyone on the Internet who wants to learn about the joys and investment opportunities of coin collecting.

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