Coin Network a New Collectors Resource
By Coin Network
Coin Network (www.CoinNetwork.com),
a new social network for coin collectors, is now
available free online as a numismatic resource
and interactive community. The new site was
launched by Michael Zielinski, Webmaster and
creator of the popular coin sites,
CoinUpdate.com and MintNewsBlog.com.
"Coin Network is a place for both beginners to
learn about America’s favorite hobby as well as
for long-time and advanced collectors to connect
and interact in ways previously not possible,"
In just the first few days of its formal launch,
December 15, 2008, Coin Network attracted nearly
300 participants from the United States and
fifteen other countries.
All Coin Network members can create their own,
dedicated profile pages to post information
about themselves, their collecting interests and
collections. Specialized groups can be formed by
the members to share their common interests.
Fourteen groups have already been created,
including separate groups for collectors of
Lincoln Cents, Indian coins and German coins.
In addition, members have the ability to upload
photos and videos, participate in forums, create
blogs, and use messaging features to communicate
with other members. The site also holds
periodic, free contests open to all members.
"Coin Network provides members with unique
personalization and opportunities to connect and
interact with other coin collectors. Our goal is
to make it an exciting and educational
destination for anyone interested in coin
collecting,” said Zielinski.
"According to the United States Mint, there are
147 million coin collectors in the United
States. It’s about time we had our own social