How to Prepare Your Coin Collection for Appraisal and Sale to Arcade Coins

Please do NOT clean your coins as this may destroy their value!

Most coins taken from circulation have more value for their silver content than collector value.

It is helpful to separate Canadian silver coins into categories since each category has a different silver content:

  1. 1966 and earlier: dimes, quarters, fifty cent pieces and dollars
  2. 1967 dimes and quarters
  3. 1968 dimes and quarters
  4. 1976 and 1988 Olympic coins
  5. Silver Maple Leafs

For U.S. Coins, it is helpful to separate

  1. 1964 and earlier: dimes, quarters, half-dollars.
  2. Silver dollars 1878 - 1935 ( these have a higher silver content and more value)

We buy all foreign coins, including Franklin Mint Issues.

We buy all world gold coins, including but not limited to:

Australia - $200 gold coins, Nuggets and Kangaroos
Austria - 1 and 4 Ducat; 10, 20 and 100 Coronas
Bahamas - all gold coins and sets
Canadian - Maple Leafs 1/20 oz to 1 oz
Canadian - 25 cents to 75 dollars, 100 and 200, 300 to 2500 dollar gold coins
China - all Pandas and other gold coins
Cuba - 5 Peso to 20 Peso
Czechoslovakia - 1 Ducat to 10 Ducat
Denmark - 10 and 20 Kroner
Dominican Republic - 30 Pesos
Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Tunisia, Russia, Switzerland - all 20 Franc coins
German - 10 and 20 Marks
Great Britain -one half to 5 Sovereigns, all Britainias
Hong Kong - one thousand Dollar coins
Hungary - 10, 20, and 100 Koronas
Iran - all Pahlavi, 1971 set (9 piece)
Mexico - 2, 2.5, 5, 10, 20, 50 Pesos, 1/20 - 1 Onza
Netherlands - 10 Guilders
Peru - 5 to 100 Soles, all Libra coins
Russian - 5, 10, 15 Roubles
South Africa - Krugerands and all gold coins
Spain - all gold coins
Turks and Caicos - 25, 50 and 100 Crowns
US Eagles: 1/10, 1/4, 1/2, 1
US Dollar Gold Coins: 1, 2.5, 3, 5, 10, 20
US Gold bars: 1, 2.5, 5, 10, 20, 100 grams, 1/2, 1, 2, 5, 10 - 100 oz

We buy gold jewellery (9 to 24 carat).

We buy sterling silver flatware, holloware, jewellery and all private mint issues

We buy all platinum coins and bars.