Coin folders and coin albums each have their following, and each have their own sets of pros and cons. Be sure you take into account which type of needs you have as a coin collector before you go out and buy either coin folders or coin albums. Here’s why I like to use coin albums for my most expensive coin collections and coin folders for all the rest.
Coin Holders & Storage
(We have a separate category just for articles about storing coins in folders & albums.) This is where coin experts are talking about all of the other ways to store and organize your coins besides coin albums & folders -- like 2x2 coin holders, Airtite coin holders, coin tubes, coin slabs, coin flips, coin baggies, and more. Plus some great tips before you buy used coin supplies.
Thinking of buying old coin collecting supplies such as books, folders, albums, or display cases? A coin expert’s opinion before you buy used coin supplies.
Collecting coins on a shoestring budget? Need a way to display, store, or organize your coins? Here are 5 cheap coin supplies you simply can’t be without.
There are 5 coin collecting supplies that every numismatist needs. A coin price guide is a given. See what the other 4 are.
Collecting and using old coin holders has become fashionable among coin collectors who want to enjoy a slice of nostalgia; sometimes, buying old coin holders can save money compared to buying new coin holders.
Handling an estate collection of coins can be a difficult task, but these 5 tips may help make that daunting task much easier.
Coin tubes make a great way to store a lot of coins at a budget price.
First State Depository in Wilmington, Delaware, keeps gold safe for individuals, companies, and investment firms. First State uses a highly secure vault and lots of space to protect the precious metal investments contained within. Learn more about this popular gold depository and how you can keep your investments safe there, too.
Coin collectors should be wary of using old plastic coin holders, because many of those made years ago contain PVC. Coin PVC damage is serious.
Chances are, the experienced coin collector will appreciate receiving any of the following items as a gift. Many of these can be found online.
Slabbed coins are often expensive, high-grade, and frequently rare. They represent a ‘safe buy’.
The young coin collector needs a way to store their coin collection. But sometimes young collectors need supplies that are particularly suitable for their little hands, desire for fun, and tendency for mishandling. What do you buy for the young person’s coin collection? Here are some ideas.
There are many different kinds of coin holders available, but one of the best is the Air-Tite coin holder. Air-Tite coin holders are plastic, circular coin holders that are a few millimeters or so larger in diameter than the coin itself. Here’s why I use Air-Tite coin holders.
Coin holders are one of the best ways to keep your coins safe. And they’re inexpensive too! Here’s everything you need to know about coin holders for storing the coins in your collection.
What’s the best way to store coins and keep them safe? Should you use coin holders?… Mylar protectors?… Coin albums?… Coin tubes?… Coin binders?… Air-tight holders?… Coin slabs?… or even Zip-type baggies? Here are some tips for storing the coins in your collection…
What tools and supplies do you need to start collecting? Here’s a basic guide to the top 5 things you’ll want to have, if you plan to start a coin collection.