Below are some common questions. Click here to email us specific questions not addressed here.

Should I clean my coins?

Coins should never be cleaned, except by an expert. Coins in their natural condition are most desirable.

Can I bring my coins to Sansom Coin Exchange and get paid immediately?


Can I get a price over the phone?

Over the phone we may be able to give some kind of a ballpark estimate Sometimes this may not be possible. Ultimately the coins must be examined by one of our experienced staff.

Is an older coin worth more money than one that is not as old?

Age is not a determining factor in the value of a coin.

What makes a coin valuable?

Ultimately, the forces of supply and demand will determine the market prices. With coins, condition is of prime importance.