My love of coin collecting came from my grandfather (on my mom's side) when he would share his collection with my brother and I. While my grandfather loved British coins, I have an affinity for antique coins.
I always wonder what each coin's story is; it's been passed on through thousands, maybe millions, of people. It's seen thing we could never dream of. Maybe it was used to buy candy; or a cab ride; or for drugs. I don't know. I just wish coins could talk! I know that the stories they'd be able to share from being traded around would be so interesting!