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I have 12 packs of "gold" never circulated coins in sealed plastic tubes.  Presidents - George Washington, John Quincy Adams, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson.  What is the value of these? Or how do I establish the value? Thanks very much.

Hi Donna,

Those coins did not come from the mint that way.  Some company assembled those "sealed" tubes and sold them at (I'm sure) inflated prices.  Unfortunately, there were many millions of coins minted for each of these Presidents, so there is no real rarity to them.

Valuewise, if you can get a dollar or two over the total face value of each tube, you should probably take it.  The hard part will be finding someone to pay you over face value for them -- the vast majority of people who would be interested in these older presidents, have already bought them years ago.

Wish I had better news for you,


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