You just inherited a coin collection from your Grand Father and you’re not sure what to do with it – most people don’t know. You guess the collection probably is worth money, since, after all it is money and gold and silver prices are up. So the question becomes how to get the maximum money from the collection. If you live in a city large enough to have a few coin shops then that is a good place to start. However, all coin shops are not created equal and becoming an informed seller can make a big difference in the final price you receive.
Old coins prices are determined after the coins have been examined. You should therefore do some research to find out what criteria is used during the examination and once you have the necessary data you can see if you can be able to make a price grading for your old coins depending on what you learn. Be careful with the way you handle the coins lest you damage them and thus render them much more valueless.
Some good places to get started looking for coins worth collecting could be as close as your local store. The next time you get any change take a quick look at it before you put the change away. The local flea market may have some coin dealers you can buy a few coins from. Getting to know the guy behind the counter at your local