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About Coin Holders

Your grandfather left you his collection of old coins, but you do not know what you have or if anything in there is valuable at all. One of the first things that you need to do is make sure that all of your coins are in coin holders if they are not already. These help to protect the coins from everyday wear and tear when they bump into each other. They can also help to protect the coins from liquid damage. In general, you do not want to clean any collectible coins, since the patina that develops is actually desirable. Also, if you decide to send your coin out for appraisal, it needs to be shipped in a holder. Some of the most common are either cardboard coin holders or plastic coin holders. They are both easy to file in coin binders or boxes and they are easy to label. Of course, the sturdier your coin holder, the more protection it offers to the coin that you are storing inside of it. With the vast inventory on eBay, it is easy to find all of the tools you need to manage your coin collection, including coin holders.