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31 Jul, 2001
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Don't Devalue Your Coins By Cleaning and Polishing Them
Don't Devalue Your Coins By Cleaning and/or Polishing Them
This is a short guide to explain why the numismatic world frowns upon cleaned coins and those that perpetrate the deed. If you are considering the purchase of a coin display gift set for a loved one, then ensure the coins within it are not spoilt by the said process: remember that all that glitters is not gold...
The cleaning or polishing of coins is not recommended. The value of a coin can depreciate by 90% or more...
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Coin Condition Abbreviations Widely Used By UK Dealers
The condition of a coin, in relation to the amount of wear it has received in circulation, is paramount to it's value to a coin collector or dealer. A common coin in uncirculated condition is often worth more than a scarce or rare coin in poor conition.
Whilst coin grading is not an exact science, the following descriptions, which we have used for the past thirty years or more, should help as an accurate guide when buying coins unseen and to what you should expect to rece...
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English League Cup History Past Winners/Roll of Honour
The League Cup
During the late 1950's and early 1960's most Football League club grounds became equipped with floodlights and, therefore, midweek winter evening matches were able to be hosted for the first time. The Football League introduced the League Cup to fit this niche and so, in the 1960/61 season, the first tournament was held.
Unlike the F.A Cup, the League Cup is only open to teams whom currently reside in one of the four top t...
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