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A guided tour of our coin store in Tampa FL – A Village Stamp & Coin

We buy your coins when you come in and visit our coin store. WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL OVER THE INTERNET. Bring your coins or paper money to our coin shop in Tampa FL for a free evaluation and we’ll make you an offer on the spot.

You can come to A Village Stamp & Coin to sell your coins. We buy all kinds of coins, from the lowest grade to the highest grade investment coin.

Transcript from the video:

Welcome to Village Stamp and Coins. Today I’m just going to show you around our shop a little bit, and let you know what we have to offer to hobbyists, investors and people who are interested in coins.

So from there, let me just point out a few things. Right here on the back wall, you’ll see we have– these are old Civil War Bonds. Back in the South people bought these to support the Civil War.

Up on the wall here you will see a– what’s called a Five Dollar Chief. That note, that’s very rare. And we have more paper money like that if you’ll look right down over here, we have some paper money that we keep for everybody to look at.

In front of the shop, right here we have our gold. We keep that where people can see it. We’ll be glad to work with you on investing in gold, investing in silver. If you want to invest in silver I have that just over here, if you’ll look this way.

Right over here I have silver bullion. So we have gold, gold coins, silver bullion, and we also have silver coins and rare collectible coins. (Or maybe I should say scarce, other than rare.) You’ll see right here in the case, and if you’ll back up and take a picture down a little lower you can see we have many coins.

And right up here, I have obsolete currencies, from before we went– States and banks and whatnot made their own money. And Confederate money.

And as you look up on the wall behind you here you can see that we sell all kinds of supplies. We have storage supplies, catalogs, folders to put your coins in, reference books, deluxe books, coin capsules, we have all of that. It’s all available here at Village Stamp and Coin. We can cater to your hobby needs, your investment needs, and so on.

Again if you’ll look down right in front of us here, we have coins that are harder to find for your hobby and collecting interests. And just back over here I have complete sets for sale. Half Dollars, Pennies, and various other items of interest. We have a huge inventory. You should come see us because if you’re a collector or an investor you would like to take a look around at what we’ve got.

We have probably the best showroom in Tampa, Florida.

Now if you’ll look over this way, you’ll see in the middle of the room we have our bargain bin. I have many customers that love to swim around in this box. There’s a million bargains in there for the hobbyist and– I’ve actually had people buy a bunch of that stuff and put it on eBay and make money selling it.

Now, over here I’ve got paper money. That’s the Small Size paper money U.S. I’ve got jewelry just down here. And if you’ll look at this big heap on the floor right down here, these are all stamps. I’ll be glad to sell the whole pile to some stamp guy.

And again just off this way we have a bucket where everything is a dollar, a bucket of foreign coins that is half price (whatever’s marked it’s half that price), foreign coins three for a dollar, and I’ve got some stuff that’s not really coins but is coins, the sort of thing in here, I think they call that “aphemera,” I’m not sure.

And while you’re at our shop if you would like to sit in comfort, we have the “king chair” for you to sit in and go through buckets of coins. We also have used materials, these are books to put coins in and other items as such that we use.

You really should come see us, we’ve just got so much it’s hard for me to even describe it all to you. I also have stamp supplies, jewelry and paper money. And if you’ll notice we’ll try to back up towards the front door here, and just kind of get a look at the shop.

We’d really like to see you. Come by and see us at Village Stamp & Coin.

 

How can I sell my coin collection in Tampa?

In this video, a numismatic expert explains what to expect when you decide to sell your coin collection in Tampa. Prices quoted in this video are subject to change according to market conditions. At the time of making the video, the spot price of silver was $18.75 an ounce.

 

Similar coins, very different values – coin condition and rarity

A video about how similar coins can have very different values from the coin experts at A Village Stamp & Coin, Tampa’s most trusted coin store.

Jack discusses the range of coin values for the following:
1943 copper and steel Pennies
1937 Nickel 3-Legged Error Coin
1936 Penny
1942 Half Dollar

The value can vary according to the coin condition, and the coin’s rarity. A rare coin in exceptional condition is the most valuable, sometimes worth 100s of thousands of dollars. But the vast majority of coins are worth pennies above face value.

 

What are the colored seals on US paper money?

A coin and currency expert at A Village Stamp & Coin describes the meaning of the colored seals on the most common types of paper money printed by the US government.

 

Old paper money appraisal, finding buyers of old money, selling paper money value, sell rare currency

A video about ‘Old Paper Money’ from the guys at A Village Stamp & Coin in Tampa. Visit this rare coin store for all types of coins and currency.

Transcript from the video:

You can come to A Village Stamp & Coin to sell your paper money. We buy all kinds of paper money, from the lowest grade to the highest grade stuff.

What I’d like to tell you, and show you is what we buy in stuff like this. You see a lot of it. This is in my three-for-a-dollar bucket. Alright? And people love to dig in here and just take little souvenirs home. Now understand, when you come in with this kind of stuff, you’re not going to make much money on this. This is really cheap. I mean reallly cheap. You know it’s pennies is what we pay for stuff like this.

Let me show you something a little bit better than that.

Right here we have, everything in this case is a dollar. These are notes that are a little bit better. Stuff, that you know, here’s an old German note from World War One. Here’s some old Cuban money. There’s all kinds of stuff in here from all kinds of counrties. We sell these notes for a dollar apiece. And you can come in and pick through here, pick whatever you like.

Now, on to a little better stuff than that. What you’ve been seeing is all world paper money.

In this case over here, I have hundreds of notes that we buy. And these notes I buy anywhere from a quarter to fifty, sixty, eighty, hundreds of dollars. It depends on the note. I also have back here some paper money in books, that you can look through. And this is all our ‘world’ paper money.

As you can see, there is quite a variety and quite a selection of it. Now, if you’ll just look right up here, in our terrafold, this is all U.S. Small sized paper money and so on. We buy this. It runs anywhere from a dollar and a quarter a note that I would pay, to five, six, seven, eight dollars a note. Here’s a Ten Dollar Silver Certificate, it’s probably worth, I’d pay ten or fifteen bucks for that. This is not expensive stuff. You see lots of it, and lots of people have this kind of material. Here’s what’s called an old Funny Back. So that’s some of the U.S. stuff that we have.

Now let me show you some of the old United States paper money from here, that we buy. Follow me over here. You’ll see in this case here, I have anything from Civil War paper money, money that’s what’s called ‘obsolete currency’. Old Large sized paper money, down in here. Right there. That’s U.S. This is all paper money that is worth anywhere from five dollars a note, to hundreds of dollars a note. And I pay accordingly. If you’ll notice that right here, this piece of money right here, that is Continental Currency from 1776, used by people like George Washington.

So we have quite a selection, and we do buy all of this material. And the prices range all over the map, from rarity, to condition, and so on.

Okay, now you’ve kind of seen a smattering of what it is—paper money, there’s just all kinds of it. We also deal in things, these are British Pounds that we buy for exchange, and sell for exchange. You’re going to take a trip to England, you might want to come and see us. You can get the exchange rate here cheaper than you can in England. There’s Euros. Swiss Francs. So, you can see that we do anything from old rare paper money, to exchangeable money.

We also have certified paper money. This is world. This is expensive stuff. This note right here, I think this is highlighted in our website, I’m not sure, but this is about a five thousand dollar note. So we’ll buy from the bottom, three-for-a-dollar junk for pennies, or we’ll pay really, really good money for really really good old paper money. This is just a cool note. And—just because everybody likes to see him—when is the last time you saw a five hundred dollar bill?

So come see us at A Village Stamp & Coin. If you have paper money, we’d be glad to help you out with the value of it, or purchase if from you. Thank you for coming by!

 

Coins, grading and pricing

A video about ‘Coins, grading and pricing’ from the coin experts at A Village Stamp & Coin in Tampa. Visit this rare coin store for all types of coins and currency.

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