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    How To Sell Your Coin Collection

    Posted on August 16th, 2016 by Joe G

    Coin collecting has been a passionate hobby for a lot of people for a long time— dating back to medieval times. Collecting coins not only allows you a peak into history , is a form of art and design and can be a lucrative collecting investment or hobby . Some people may have inherited a coin collection. Without the proper knowledge and appreciation for historical coins the collection may not mean much to the inheritor. Here’s what to do if you’ve just inherited a coin collection and you are deciding on selling it to use the money for other things you may want or need.


    Do Not Clean Your Coins

    Some people feel if they shine & polish their coins they will appear and be more valuable. Well it’s just the opposite. Cleaning coins no matter how they may appear to you , will devalue coins, so bring them in just how they are even if you think they are dirty or dark. Original patina is actually desired by collectors.


    Decide What To Do

    A simple way to organize them is by separating the pennies, nickels,dimes, quarters, halves and dollars ( if they are in books leave them there and just separate the loose coins). By far the best option is to sell coins Chicago to a reputable dealer—Chicago Gold Gallery.


    Chicago Gold Gallery: Selling to a Chicago Gold Gallery is the best option for the experienced collector or for someone who has little knowledge of the collection they’re selling and just want to cash in. Chicago Gold Gallery is a reputable dealer of all kinds of treasures in the Chicago area. They specialize in Gold, silver, jewelry, guitars, coins & various collectibles! With 37 years of experienced numismatists buyers and sellers of coins, Chicago Gold Gallery will analyze your collection and provide you with an honest and fair quote to insure that you receive the most for your coins.

    Sell Coins Chicago

    If you inherited the coins and are a bit sentimental yet want to sell because you would rather have the money for other things you can trust the guidance of the the expert numismatists at Chicago Gold Gallery to evaluate and appraise your collection, they can suggest that you keep a few and you can still sell the bulk of the collection and still keep a treasured item from your past . The best option will be to sell coins in Chicago to Chicago Gold Gallery, who understands the value of the treasures you’re trading.

    Call (773) 338-7787 or just walk in, no appointment necessary!

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