Discussion in 'Frequently Asked Questions' started by Speedy, Jan 8, 2005.
Consider yourself "toasted to a crisp."
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BTW welcome to CT. I too wear gloves. I’m glad to be in good company!
Now watch out before the angry mobs gets us!
Hey there! Thanks for the welcome
Reason most are in lesser grades today was caused by handling/ also known as circulation for legal tender. There are many modern "proofs" that are graded as "impaired" due to touching them with exposed fingers
Do you always have to wear gloves while holding gold/silver coins? If not when would you have to?
oooooohh! That dealer doesn't deserve to be a coin dealer! Put a negative mark on Yelp so that others won't go thru what you just went thru !
Sorry. Probably a stupid question, but would latex gloves be appropriate to hold coins??
Thanx. Much appreciated.
You better wash them after each use as your filthy finger oils saturate the sweaty, smelly fingers of your cotton gloves and do more harm to the edges of your precious "virgin" specimens than clean, dry fingers w/o gloves!
most now are slabbed as proof 65/66/67....all where originally minted as 70s."
And please take into consideration that the opinion above comes from a member with an extensive amount of experience with modern Mint issues!
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