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7 Tips for Selling Your Coins

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Sometimes a quarter is worth more than 25 cents.

Every so often, a rare coin might find its way into the change you get at the gas station or grocery store. And with the right strategy, you might be able to sell those coins for a fairly hefty sum.

In this blog post, we’ll share tips you can use to preserve and sell your coin collection.

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What to Do When You Find Rare Coins

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You come home after a long day of running errands with a big handful of change in your pockets and add it to your coin jar.

Inside the jar, there’s the usual mix: some quarters, some dimes, a whole lot of pennies. But then you notice something odd: one of the pennies seems to have a misprint.

Could it be a rare coin? To be clear: this is all hypothetical. Rare coins are, well, rare. We don’t want to suggest that you’ll find one in every handful of change.

But if you do happen to come across rare coins, there are steps you can take to preserve your find.

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7 Valuable Coins That Might Be in Your Pocket | Sell Coins in Doylestown

Thanks to the advent of the debit card, you’re a lot less likely these days to be walking around with coins in your pockets.

But the next time you do pay for something using cash, take a closer look at your change. You might have lucked into something valuable.

There are a few rare coins in the vast ocean of quarters, dimes and nickels that could – pardon the pun – fetch a pretty penny.

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Coin Cleaning Tips from Doylestown Gold Exchange

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If you’re looking to sell coins in Bucks County, you might think “I should clean them first.”

This would be unwise.

We can see what would drive people to do this. After all, if you owned, say, a vintage 1969 Mustang, you’d want to make sure it was polished before taking it to a car show.

So why is cleaning coins a bad idea? Because an improper cleaning can damage the coin’s surface and lower its value.

If you’ve inherited a coin, or find an old coin somewhere, do not clean it. And never attempt to clean the natural oxidation – such as tarnish on silver — that forms naturally on coins. Your coins will be worth more with this untouched, and removing it can damage the coin’s surface.

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What Does Doylestown Gold Exchange Buy?

We’ve just – pardon the pun—coined a new model at Doylestown Gold Exchange:

“Buyers, Sellers, and Jewelers.”

That’s because the role of the traditional jewelry store has changed over the past 10 to 15 years, and we’ve had to change to keep up with the times. We realized that we needed to more for our customers than being an outlet to buy gold in Bucks County.

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Your Old Coins Could Be Worth Big Bucks

Sell and Buy CoinsGold and silver prices have been on the rise lately, which makes it a good time for you to sell gold and silver coins.

As of this writing, an ounce of silver is selling for $15, while an ounce of gold is selling for $1,136.

Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers can look at your coins and make an offer on them that you won’t find elsewhere.

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Selling A Coin Collection? Read These Tips First!

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Here’s a word to the wise: If you have a coin collection you’d like to sell, it’s always prudent to tread carefully. Because while the condition of you coins is certainly critical, so to is the quality of buyer you bring them to.

The majority of coin dealers, of course, are honest and reputable businessmen, although some will try to take advantage of naive sellers. So let’s take a look at some of the most important tips to keep in mind if you’re interested in selling a coin collection:

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Why We Buy Coins and Appraise Coin Collections

According to Greg Glemser, a graduate gemologist and one of the three co-owners of Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers, the customers who come into his shop with coin collections in tow almost always arrive with some variation of the same question: “What exactly do I have here?”

How Do You Know What Your Coin Collections Are Really Worth?

We buy coin collections in DoylestownThat’s a perfectly logical question to ask, and if you’ve ever been on the receiving end of an old and potentially valuable coin collection yourself, you’ll probably understand why.

Part of the answer, of course, is that most of us simply don’t know a whole lot about the value of coins. (Seriously: How many hardcore coin collectors do you know?)

The rest of the answer has to do with the way in which coin collections tend to appear in people’s lives.

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Three Tips for Buying and Selling Coins

Three Tips for Buying & Selling Coins“Reality” television programs have been wildly successful for decades, with none more popular than The History Channel’s Pawn Stars. The series, which is the network’s highest rated show, is filmed on location at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show depicts the staff’s interactions with customers who bring in a variety of artifacts (including coins) to sell or pawn, and are shown discussing its historical background and negotiating the price.

When the buyer is unable to evaluate an object the staff summons a knowledgeable local expert (who just happens to be conveniently available) to evaluate the item to determine its authenticity and potential value.

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