Organize your coins with Coin Collector

Record the details of your collection with this basic -- and limited -- program.

Collectors of all sorts have started turning to software to catalog and organize their collections. Coin Collector is a program that's designed to help you handle your numismatic pursuits. It's a fairly basic program, but it's not a bad choice if you're looking for a way to record and organize the details of your collection.

Coin Collector certainly won't be winning any design awards with its dated-looking interface, but it's pretty easy to figure out. Coins are organized in tabs labeled 1 Center, 10 Center, 25 Center, 5 Center, and 50 Center. Why these aren't in order, and why there's no option for dollar coins or other denominations, is beyond us. There's also a tab that displays all the coins in the collection alphabetically by name, and letter buttons across the bottom of the interface let users quickly jump to particular letters in large collections. For each coin users can enter details such as the mint, size, weight, edge, estimated value, and more, and there are two custom fields that can be used to record other information. Users can also add one image for each coin. Coin Collector files can be exported as CSV files, and the program lets users create reports with their coins sorted by a variety of different categories. There's also a label maker that can print labels for all the coins in the collection automatically, a nice touch. A built-in Help file provides a detailed overview of the program's operation. Overall, we found Coin Collector to have several limitations, but it works well enough for a basic coin-organizing tool.

Coin Collector installs and uninstalls without issues.

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