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Selling Coins Trickier than Buying

By Bruce Frohman Many coin collectors buy coins for years from dealers and fellow collectors before they sell a single coin. How many times have you met a collector who proudly proclaims, “I never sell anything”? In the acquisition phase … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: How Does Restoration Improve Coins?

What can a professional coin restoration service do to improve my coins that I can’t do by cleaning them myself? Restoration services don’t “clean” coins; they restore them. Such services can remove artificially and deliberately applied contaminants, these contaminants having … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: How Can I Determine the Value of an Error Coin?

Wouldn’t eye appeal be superior on a coin that has a better finish than another of the same grade? One person may like nicely toned coins while someone else doesn’t like toning at all. A third person might think the … Continue reading

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Are there any surviving 1964-D Peace dollars?

Price guides don’t appear to agree on the value of individual coins, and what’s more, many times dealers are asking prices that disagree even further. Is it really that difficult to put a value on a coin? We like to, … Continue reading

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