What You Need to Know About the Appraisal Process at Coins of the Realm


When you bring your coins, stamps, and precious metals into the most trustworthy coin dealer in Rockville, you can count on getting a fair appraisal. At Coins of the Realm, not only is our staff knowledgeable about coins, stamps, and precious metals, but we’re also extremely enthusiastic about what we do.

When you decide to have individual items or entire collections appraised at Coins of the Realm, you’ll get a clear understanding of the value of your belongings. If you elect to go with a free verbal appraisal, this information will come at no cost to you. However, if you elect to pay an affordable hourly fee for a formal appraisal, you’ll obtain a written document that can help you with insurance purposes and obtaining fair value should you decide to sell. Read on to learn about which form of appraisal is right for you.

  • Free Verbal Appraisal – If you’re undecided about whether to keep, sell, or protect your valuable coins, stamps, and precious metals, take them to Coins of the Realm for a free verbal appraisal. Our free in-store verbal appraisal service is a great way for you to determine the value of your belongings. Based off of our estimate, you will gain a better idea of what to do with your items.
  • Formal Appraisal – A formal appraisal is another opportunity to evaluate individual items or entire collections. The major difference is that the results are put in writing. Formal appraisals are thus beneficial for insurance purposes in the case of theft, as well as for ensuring that you get a fair price should you decide to sell your coins or other collectible items. If you have coins, paper money, bullion items, or stamps, take them to Coins of the Realm for a formal appraisal.

For additional information about our appraisal process, call Coins of the Realm today at (301) 340-1640. Come visit us near Gaithersburg to find out why over the past four decades we’ve earned a reputation as the most accurate coin, stamp, and precious metal grading company in the area.

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Why Choose Coins of the Realm, Inc.?

  • Free storefront parking providing easy access.
  • Established in 1974 and still under original ownership and management providing decades of expertise in all aspects of buying and selling.
  • Financial Security – Since opening in April of 1974 every transaction of every size has been completed successfully without issue. Bank references available.
  • We provide accurate information in a professional no pressure environment allowing you to make sound decisions to sell, keep or buy collectibles and precious metals.