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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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    Anything Anywhre
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    This local coin and supply dealer offers the best and fair priced coins, banknotes, tokens and medals. Come by our store today to see our vast align of coins and accessories, plus more!
    (919) 787-0881
    Wilson Jewelry & Coin Exchange
    3332 Airport Blvd Nw Ste D, Wilson, NC 27896
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    (252) 234-1666
    User Review: "Can't write a reveiw on this place bcuz it's never open."
    John's Coins
    203 W Broad St, Saint Pauls, NC 28384
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    (910) 257-9567
    User Review: "Has a variety of coins and the ability to scout out needed ones." - Ricki (KS)
    Dean's Jewels & Gifts
    5959 Triangle Town Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919) 792-2428
    Rare Coins & Currency of Raleigh
    4900 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919) 790-8544
    Gold Buyer Coins
    4205 Pleasant Valley Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612
    (919) 783-4245
    2113 Cameron St Ste 202, Raleigh, NC 27605
    (919) 828-9450
    Mattox Coins & Stamps
    505 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 832-2291
    Westover Coins & Currency
    1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
    (919) 854-1151
    All American Coins & Collectibles
    400 Central Ave Ste D, Butner, NC 27509
    (919) 575-0429
    Daryl's Coins
    4422 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 489-6060
    Coins Plus Sports Cards
    3315 Guess Rd Ste 3, Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 477-9703
    Gus's Coin Vault
    1636 Parham St, Henderson, NC 27536
    (252) 438-4341
    Back In Time Coins
    417 E 2nd St, Clayton, NC 27520
    (919) 359-8977
    Apex Coins & Currency
    701 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502
    (919) 387-4544

    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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