Storage

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Michael P Maroney, Sep 19, 2020.

  1. Michael P Maroney

    Michael P Maroney New Member

    Being new I am at a dilemma on how to store my coins. 2x2 Mylars, snaps, capsules? I find information on them and different opinions but I was wondering what the general consensus is on storing a coin. What do you all use? If it is capsules, at what value does the coin need to be or should be?
     
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  3. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I find this subject a personal one.....and as a collector of over 50 years...Ive about tried it all.
    You name it Ive tried it....on different series.
    I like flip for larger coins, and 1x1 for smaller coins dimes half dimes, I also use the 1x1 flips.
    I have danscos my Franklin, Roosvelt,and Jeffersons are in a dansco set #1 raw
    I use airtights on my IHC.
    I also have a complete set of Jeffersons in [ kointains.] 1x1 flips, stored in plastic pages in a binder.
    Wizard coins of Virgina a very good company to deal with and they carry everything.

    https://www.wizardcoinsupply.com/?u...mpaign=DisplayRemarketing&utm_content=336x280
     
  4. Silvergmen

    Silvergmen SILVER & MORGAN Obsessed

    Really hard to make suggestions for you without knowing what coins we are taking about. But personally, I collect sets and use albums for most. I have slabbed coins if they are expensive/graded and a few air tights. My “junk” is in tubes.
     
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  5. Michael P Maroney

    Michael P Maroney New Member

    This is what I was looking for, I am putting together sets too all this helps!
     
  6. Silvergmen

    Silvergmen SILVER & MORGAN Obsessed

    people here generally recommend Dansco for sets, I personally like Whitman for the look of it. Both work great in my opinion and I have had no problems. I keep coins up to $300 in albums.
     
  7. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    If you have several (50+) coins, especially foreign or ancients, I would
    recommend buying Kointanes and some 4x4 plastic flips. The Kointanes
    come in a variety of sizes, no threat of PVC contamination. Place the coin
    in the appropriate Kointane then into the plastic flip. On a paper insert
    you can write all of the pertinent info about the coin. There are nice
    single row boxes to store the collection in. Hope this helps.
    https://www.wizardcoinsupply.com/ They should have everything you need.
     
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