Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (9 of 16)
Location: Scotland
In My Own Words:
I have dabbled with collecting coins on and off since I was a child but in the last few months I have started to collect 'properly'! I have set up a blog to give my opinions and observations first hand. Hopefully it will help someone out or maybe help inspire someone to start a small collection. That would be great as I have gained a great deal of pleasure from my hobby. I'm not an expert by any s… Read more

Coin collecting


Top Reviewer Ranking: 225,028 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 16
Coins by John Porteous
Coins by John Porteous
3.0 out of 5 stars Dated, 15 Aug 2013
It has appeal to me as a coin collector but to anyone just wanting to find out a bit more about numismatics, there are much more readable texts out there.
Linux Annoyances for Geeks: Getting the Most Flexi&hellip by Michael Jang
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Geek is the word, 15 Aug 2013
Geeks will love it, if you want to learn how to use Ubuntu - don't bother! It has a few handy hints and is written in friendly tone. Very much a reference book to keep in your drawer but it could do with a bit of updating.
The Hanoverians: The History of a Dynasty (Dynasti&hellip by Jeremy Black
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly engaging, 15 Aug 2013
I bought this to aid some research into an area of coin collecting I find particularly interesting and found it to be quite readable while going into plenty of depth. Very few places to skip through so make sure you are prepared for a long read - it feels just slightly disjointed in some places. Otherwise - highly recommended.

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