So what's the latest and greatest in hard capsules for odd sizes?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Tokens, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Tokens

    Tokens Member

    Anyone these days making a 2X2 (or whatever) size snap-together capsule with some kind of adjustable or otherwise modular cushion to hold odd sized coins?

    Say, old tokens or ancients?
     
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Not sure I fully understand the question, but I'm kind of interested to hear what answers you get.
     
  4. Evan8

    Evan8 Old Soul

    I see what you're asking. No i don't believe there is anything for weird sized or oblong coins that i know of. Seems you have to get kind of creative. Personally, i use envelopes for my ancients, and dollar sized air tites for my off center wheats.

    I have tried modifying world premier coin slabs for both but it can be difficult.
     
  5. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

  6. Tokens

    Tokens Member

    Hmm... they offer those foam rings 1mm at a time so that's probably the answer.
    Anyone offer the same thing only in a square (not round) case?
     
  7. NPCoin

    NPCoin Resident Imbecile

    If you don't mind the occasional rattler, you can use the Lighthouse Quadrum holders. I believe they range from 14-41mm by 1mm increments. If you need a 13mm, you can get an air-tite A-13 ring and put it into a Quadrum Half Dollar holder.
     
  8. Maxfli

    Maxfli Well-Known Member

    My collection is heavy on world coins, and I've never failed to get an exact fit with Air-Tites.

    Not aware of anyone who does the same concept in a square format.

    Edit: I wasn't familiar with the square Lighthouse holders NPCoins linked to.
     
  9. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

  10. Tokens

    Tokens Member

    Great options posted here. Thanks much!!!
     
  11. Norman182

    Norman182 New Member

    The quadrum 50x50 capsules also come with a uncut foam insert so you can cut it for odd size or shaped coins
     
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  12. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    Guard House Tetra sounds like what you're looking for - they're all 2x2, but come with various sized cutouts in foam inserts - you could probably buy a smaller size (dime, cent) and cut the hole to size for your particular coin, or just adapt one of the larger sizes.
    http://www.jpscorner.com/guardhouse-coin-holders.html

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    Last edited: Mar 20, 2019
  13. COCollector

    COCollector Well-Known Member

  14. NYandW

    NYandW Makes Cents!

    Good info, as always!
     
  15. COCollector

    COCollector Well-Known Member

    I cut slivers of the black ring material to hold odd-size rounds in air-tites.
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