Compromising When Coin Buying: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t

August 20, 2014 in Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Education, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion

By Doug Winter (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

1842-D Large Date $5.00 NGC AU55

Collectors often ask me about my thought process(es) when I make coin purchases. Why do I buy certain coins and pass on others? Why do I stretch for some coins, and make others based solely on a favorable price? These are great questions and I think they are worthy of a blog.

Most coin purchases involve some sort of compromise. Very few coins are “perfect” from an appearance standpoint. A coin may have been cleaned at Full article at the source>

Source:: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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