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Frequently Asked Questions about Rare Coin collecting

What is your sales policy?
We have thousands of customers across the seas and each has specific needs. You may return any coin purchased within 14 days of receipt for a full refund. Carefully evaluate and examine your coin during this period. If you need to return your coin for any reason, please contact us to arrange return shipping, via U.S. Postal Service, registered and insured, within 14 days.

How are your coins Graded?
While most of the coins we deal with are certified by independent grading services such as the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), Numismatic Guaranty Corp (NGC), Independent Coin Grading Corp., (IGC) and ANACS, our professioanls staff has over 50+ years of experience in grading and evaluating coins. These companies have been recognized as being the standard in their profession for their grading expertise. Each corporation guarantees their authenticity independently. Here at Estate Wholesaler's we rely on these opinions and grading services for each fof our coins, however we cannot guarantee that these coins will achieve the same or higher grading from an independant grading service. Therfore we respect that the opinions of the services we choose to grade our coins. We would be happy to offer our assistance in helping you grade your own collection.

How much money do I need to be successful investing in rare coins?
Not as much as you might think. We have several investors holding coins who have several million dollars invested, and others who have only a few hundred. There are collections for every age and kind. Feel free to email us for questions regarding starting a collection.

Why begin collecting coins?
To begin collecting coins, especially rare and hard to find coins, it may depend on your budget you have set aside. Many people begin with a few coins and begin to build from there. Coin collecting can be a very lucrative and interesting hobby or lifestyle. Many even have retired off the coins they have collected over the years...

What is numismatics?
A simple definition of numismatics is the the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals. Coins which are valued for their rarity, condition and beauty beyond the value of their gold content. Generally, premiums for numismatic coins are higher than for bullion coins.

Why is coin "Grading" important?
The overall grading of a coin can be related to any line of work. The better quality the item, the higher the premium. Coins are of no exception. Similar to how PSA grades baseball cards and such for quality. Graded coins have a much higher value, since they have been inspected for authenticity and condition.

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