Collecting old coins and bills can be a more lucrative hobby than you think., There are copies on the numismatic market that are sold for very high prices.
I bet you still have peseta at home. These coins have become an object of memory for many, especially since they cannot be exchanged for Euros at the Bank of Spain.
What you may not know is that some older coins are actually worth a lot on the collector’s market.
Of course, for old peseta to command a good amount, they must meet 2 requirements: they must be rare editions, hard to find, and they must be in perfect condition.
These are coins and 50 peseta bills with which you can get more than 2,000 euros
The most important thing is to know how to separate valuable coins from coins that are just junk. This way it will be easy to check if you have these at home and quickly put them up for sale.
Ordinary people do not have much knowledge to see whether they can earn money from the coins kept in their drawer. However, it is possible to learn some numismatics to clear doubts. For this it is enough to review the images of the most valuable samples.
Below is a picture of one of the most expensive 2,000 pesetas coins: You can win more than 100 Euros in an online auction.
Here’s a photo of a 2,000 pesetas coin that can earn you more than 100 euros
The coin you see in the picture is a replica of the 1995 minting. In some auctions it reaches 110 or 120 eurosHowever, for this it has to be in perfect condition.
The reason is that it is a commemorative edition. Spain took over the presidency of the Council of the European Union in 1995, and the coin was put into circulation as a tribute. This is the reason why the EU emblem can be seen on the left side of the obverse.
The obverse of the coin features a bust of King Juan Carlos I. If you keep it at home then it will be easy for you to identify it with all these details.
In this case you can choose one of the following options: Sell it now in an online bid or wait a few years for it to reassess.
If you choose to make quick money, you can hold auctions on sites like Foronum, Etsy, Catawiki or Ebay. Remember to upload quality photos and a text with all the details of the coin. This will attract the attention of numerologists.
Finally, there is also the possibility of visiting an antique store. At these establishments they will appraise your coin to tell you its true value and will also help you find a willing buyer.
Here is a list of specialty shops in different cities of Spain.