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Philatelic Dealer since 1946. Offering 250,000 stamps. New Issues.
Important Terms about Coin Dealers Supplies

Coin collecting can be a fun hobby and if you happen to own some rare old currency, it can be a profitable one as well. If you’re just getting started in the world of coin collecting, or if you’re looking to buy supplies for an acquaintance already involved in it, there are some useful terms and concepts in the field you should know before you shop.

  • Loupe – A tiny magnifying glass used to determine the grade and value of a coin. It can also be used by other types of professionals, such as jewelers and photographers.
  • Scale – A device used to calculate the precise weight of a coin. Note that a "scale" can also refer to a point system used to appraise the value of rare coins.
  • Album – Books specially designed to hold and display valued collections, such as antique or commemorative coins; they are often made to show both the front and rear of each coin.
  • Starter Kit – A basic set of coins and supplies that dealers sell to novice collectors.
  • Coin Holder – Seen in a variety of plastic and cardboard designs, they are intended to protect coins from wear and damage.
  • Coin Cleaner – A chemical solution used on dirty or tarnished coins, potentially increasing their sale value. Because of the variety of coins circulating in the world—gold, silver, copper, and brass—dealers often have a large supply of different cleaners.
  • Mint – A coin of the highest possible grade is said to be in mint condition. A “mint” is also the name for a facility that manufactures coins.
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    Goldmasters Coins & Precious Metals
    3710 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
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    (253) 752-7025
    User Review: "Rude person on the phone.You know how the "all knowing" can be! all I wanted to know was their price above spot for an..."
    Randy's Loans Inc
    5243 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409
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    (253) 475-5130
    User Review: "Randy's is a neighborhood staple that has been serving the community for years. I remember going there as a child and..." - TheRhys (WA)
    Saints Investments (coins)
    Po Box 2116, Issaquah, WA 98029
    Coin Sales and buyers in the local surrounding cities, we buy sell and trade rare coins and exotic coins, plus more. Contact our gold specialists regarding our precious metals and more.
    (888) 901-2646
    Northwest Territorial Mint
    1307 W Valley Hwy N Ste 101, Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 833-7780
    Jewelry Palace
    2016 S 320th St Ste D, Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 839-4936
    Northwest Territorial Mint
    2505 S 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003
    Northwest Territorial Mint is a full service mint, a precious metals dealer, and a minted products retailer: one company with three hats. We have the physical facility, all necessary equipment.
    (253) 528-1800
    317 W Meeker St Ste 2, Kent, WA 98032
    (253) 854-6340
    524 W Meeker St Ste 7, Kent, WA 98032
    (253) 852-8210
    American Rare Coins
    430 E 25th St, Tacoma, WA 98421
    (253) 272-1090
    Mark Neilsen
    2121 Meridian Ave E Ste 1, Puyallup, WA 98371
    (253) 568-2646
    Chipper's Jewelry
    20077 State Route 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
    (253) 863-7077
    Renton Coin Shop
    225 Wells Ave S, Renton, WA 98057
    (425) 226-3890
    South Hill Rare Coins & Jewelry
    14003 Meridian E, Puyallup, WA 98373
    (253) 466-1748
    Tacoma Mall Blvd Coin Stamp & Jewelry Inc
    5225 Tacoma Mall Blvd Ste E101, Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 472-9632
    South Hill Rare Coins and Precious Metals
    15317 Meridian E Ste I, Puyallup, WA 98375
    (253) 864-6188

    Collecting coins is an old hobby. Coin collecting is a fun and enlightening kind of hobby to start, and best of all, anyone can do it. Coin dealers are collectors who search out valuable coins to deal to buyers. As a business, dealers will shop for currency lots—a bundled purchase consisting of several pieces—to build up a supply. Collectors who sell rare or old money are havens for these salesmen, who look for special pieces to bring to trade shows. While some dealers are salesmen, others are merely collectors looking for high-graded pieces. Either way, a good deal of money can be made with coins. Dealers may buy any type of coin while others are particular. Some only want old pieces while others will want to buy commemorative coins. Others may only buy supplies of gold and silver to boost their precious metals portfolio. In any of these circumstances, coin dealers will target the best albums which appraise for the highest value. Books of rare finds from all over the world make for valuable supplies. Currency in mint-condition or sold in kits go for higher values. The older and rarer the coin, the more attractive it is to a savvy dealer. To become a dealer yourself, you must first be holder of a vast currency collection. Most dealers start off with supplies of hundreds of coins, which is sweetened if you already have some very rare items. Visit an antique shop for an appraisal to find out their market value in advance. Conventions specializing in collecting are popular, so be sure to search online for any local shows which may be held in your area. Coin collecting may never fall out of fashion, and not only is it fun to do, but unlike trading cards or other trends, supplies will increase in value with age.
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