Coins are something that every metal detectorist is going to find a lot of, and they will be dirty. So what should you do? What is the best way to clean the coins you find? I have gathered together some ideas that may be helpful. Don’t use chemicals without first researching them. I don’t use chemicals and I would stay away from them unless you’ve done your homework and are comfortable with the process.
If it’s possible, check the date and the mint mark on the Buy Mut Coins. Make certain the coin is not a collector coin, but rather a common coin worth face value. If the coin is gold and/or silver coins they have the value of that metal price at the time. To determine whether your coin is a key-date piece, i.e. highly valuable, or not, there are numerous sites to help you in your search. Just Google it.
Counterfeiters will usually only make fakes of rare or valuable coins. If you are collecting less valuable coins you will not run across many fakes. It simply would not be worth it to go to all the trouble necessary to make counterfeit Cheap Madden Coins of a lesser value. The counterfeiters are in the business of making fakes in order to make money.
Rare and expensive coins can fetch you a good amount of money if you plan to sell one off. You can sell them in the local market or put it for sale on some reputed online auction houses. These auction houses will sell your coin for a fixed amount of commission. Moreover, you can even sell your collection to a coin dealer. The coin dealer will be able to get you more profits as compared to the auction houses.
For example, the 1-oz Austrian Philharmonics and The Perth Mint’s 1-oz Madden coins are .9999 fine. Yet, these coins are not easily damaged during normal handling because of their designs and/or their packaging.
However, you should be very careful in online auction because there is the greater risk of deception and scams. In this sense, before buying you should first check the reliability of the dealer.
When you learn how to detect fake coins you will be safer in your coin purchases. Do your research and know what you are buying. Ask dealers if you can have an appraiser look at the coins before you make a purchase. Most reputable dealers will have no problems with this as it also safeguards their reputation. Determining coin collection value is a learning process.