You will need
  • catalogues of the coins.
Collectors usually know at least the approximate cost within their collection of coins. Harder to understand with their value to those who the coins were inherited or in some other random way. In order not to lose the sale, you must find information about their real value.
The coin value can be determined from the directories that are regularly issued by various numismatic organizations. To determine the exact value of Russian and Soviet coins required directory, issued not earlier than last year. The value of the foreign coins are usually not changing too fast, therefore, to assess the value of the collection by using the directory, released even two or three years ago. To buy the catalogues in the numismatic shops and markets from sellers of coins.
Wanting to sell the coin, you should not cope on its value at the market traders. This situation can happen: you bring the coin and ask to evaluate it, the dealer calls a very good amount, then asked if you want to sell the coin. You agree, get the money and leave pretty satisfied. And only later found out that he sold the coin is much cheaper than its actual price. Therefore, to address to the market traders with the offer to sell should be only after you have learned the real value of the coin.
The value of a collection of coins, you can determine and online at numismatic sites. The Internet gives the opportunity to sell a rare coin, holding it up for auction, is one of the best ways of selling. Google the words "sell coin auction" and you will get all the necessary links. Rare coins are better to sell on foreign auctions.
When selling coins is of great importance the degree of its sound. The buyer may try to bring down the price, pointing to the worn coins, traces of oxides on its surface, etc. In directories specify the value of the coins in accordance with their safety. To accurately assess the value of your coins, you should be able to determine its safety.