Denver Gold and Silver Exchange
5475 Leetsdale Dr Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80246
Open Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm
Friday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm
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A list given by a collector to a dealer listing
items the collector needs for a collection. The
dealer keeps the want list and attempts to purchase
items listed on it for the collector.
Design formed by differing thickness of paper during
production; often used as security device in paper
The severe polishing of a coin in an attempt to
improve its appearance and salability to the
uninformed. A form of alteration regarded as
misleading by the numismatic community, and which
actually lowers the value of the coin.
ancient Jewish lepton denomination coin of the
1st Century AD.
Slight flange on coins or medals caused by heavy
striking pressure, often characteristic on Proof
coins. The metal is squeezed up the side of the die
faces by the collar die. Sometimes incorrectly
called wire edge. See also rim.
Originally, substitute for coins first used in the
1931-35 depression, having originated in Tenino,
Wash. Issued in round or rectangular form and in
many denominations. Currently used for advertising
and souvenir purposes.
A metal punch that is used to impress images into
coins; wrong-reading. See also die.
A metal punch used to produce "working dies";
right-reading. See also die and hub.