Considering how coins can change hands hundreds of times over the course of decades or even centuries, they can become very dirty. For this reason, many coin collectors think it’s a good idea to clean their coins.
In this video, a coin expert discusses why it’s not a good idea for coin enthusiasts to clean their coins. He cites one instance in which a man damaged a $20,000 coin during the cleaning process and its value dropped to about $3,000. If you must clean your coins, consider bringing them to a professional.
California Numismatic Investments of the LA area can offer more tips on how to best care for your gold coins, and we can offer you the best value when you’re ready to sell. Call us at (800) 225-7531 or visit our website to view our gold coins and expand your collection.