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Sell Gold Coins Locally: Matthew’s Jewelers in Quncy, MA buys gold coins in any condition. We appraise and buy all types of foreign and domestic gold coins, including coins found in a necklace, sealed plastic case, or that have been sitting around in a safety deposit box. For detailed questions about selling gold coins please call or contact us today.



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Popular Gold Coin Buy List

Proof Coins Investment Grade Coins, 1 oz. American Eagles
$20 St. Gaudens “Double Eagles”
American Buffalo Coins $20 Liberty Gold Coin
$10 Liberty Gold Coin $5 Liberty Gold Coin
$10 Indian Gold Coin $5 American Indian Head Gold Coins
Australian Philharmonic Gold Coins British Sovereign
Credit Suisse .999 5 gram Singapore .999


Gold Coin Grades and Meanings

Prefix Numerical Grade Adjectival Description
MS 60-70 Mint State (Uncirculated)
AU 50, 53, 55, 58 About Uncirculated
XF 40, 45 Extremely Fine
VF 20, 25, 30, 35 Very Fine
F 12, 15 Fine
VG 8, 10 Very Good
G 4, 6 Good
AG 3 About Good
FA 2 Fair
PR 1 Poor

Coin States

BN = Brown PF = Proof
CA = Cameo PL = Prooflike
DPL = Deep Prooflike RB = Red Brown
FB = Full Split Bands RD = Red
FBL = Full Bell Lines SP = Specimen
FH = Full Head UC = Ultra Cameo
FT = Full Torch 5FS = Five Full Steps
MS = Mint State 6FS = Six Full Steps

Coin Terminology

  • UNC DETAILS (Uncirculated)
    A coin that shows no wear or evidence of circulation.
  • AU DETAILS (About Uncirculated)
    Traces of light wear are evident on the high points of the coin’s design.
  • XF DETAILS (Extremely Fine)
    Design features are well defined, although light wear is evident throughout.
  • VF DETAILS (Very Fine)
    Major details of the coin are clear although wear is evident; the high points show moderate wear.
  • F DETAILS (Fine)
    Moderate wear on many elements with heavy wear on high points. The major design elements remain visible.
  • VG DETAILS (Very Good)
    Heavy wear flattens design elements, although major features are clearly outlined.
  • G DETAILS (Good)
    Design details are flat and visible in outline. Some portions of the design may be faint.
  • AG DETAILS (About Good)
    Design details are flat and appear in outline. Portions of the rim are lost to wear.
  • FA DETAILS (Fair)
    Coin is identifiable, design is flat and visible in outline, and rim is essentially indistinguishable from coin fields.
  • PR DETAILS (Poor)
    Heavily worn; only basal detail remains.