Collector Coins

Wide AM and Close AM Lincoln Varieties

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Wide AM and Close AM Lincoln Varieties Lincoln cent varieties. So, what exactly is a Wide AM and Close AM Cent?The terms Close AM and Wide AM refer to the spacing between the letters ‘A’ and ‘M’ in “America” on the reverse of the Lincoln Memorial Cent. The terms generally refer to the different die varieties of 1992, …

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Where to Sell Coins – A Guide to Making Money From Your Money

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Where to Sell Your Coins First things first, if you haven’t glanced at our Beginner’s Guide To Coin Collecting – You MAY want too. Otherwise, read on good friend! Secondly, DO NOT Clean Your Coins! Cleaning them automatically makes them worth less. A coin with a few small dings that has not been cleaned is worth …

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Handling Coins and Caring for Your Coin Collection

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CARING FOR YOUR COINS It is essential to keep your collections pristine. Proper handling and care is a big part of this, here are some ways to improve this. Handling: Coins should be held by their edges between thumb and forefinger. This will protect coin surfaces and designs from fingerprints and the natural oils in …

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