Whether you are new to coin collecting, you have only been dabbling in this hobby on the side or you have recently inherited someone else’s chaotic collection, now is the time to clean up your act. Many people simply store their coins loosely in a plastic bag or a box. This may be placed on a closet shelf, in the garage or in another out-of-the-way area. Your coin collection is a valuable asset, and it likely has historical significance as well. This is something that should be protected as well as displayed, and these tips can help you to do that.