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People have been collecting coins since they became useful for bartering around 700BC. The hobby of collecting currency today is now one of the best activities that kids of all ages can become involved with. There isn’t a video game in existence that packs the same reward as collecting coins.

Greg Mencotti is president of the Mountain State Numismatic Society and member of the River City Coin Club in Huntington, which was formed with about six members back in 2017. Today the RCCC has grown to 30 active members who hold meetings on the second Thursday of each month. Dues are $12 a year that’s used to advertise coin shows and purchase supplies.

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