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FAQ

This FAQ page is a list of common questions asked at WorldWIde Coins plus maybe some we do not get asked.

Also see the following pages

Acronyms - Grading - Banknote Collecting - Coins & Cleaning - Abbreviations - Banknote Terminology - World Banknote Signatures

Question:
Why are some coin(s)/Banknote(s) priced higher on this
web site than have been sold on eBay by Worldwidecoins?
Answer:
Worldwidecoins will put up for auction on eBay
coin(s)/Banknote(s) at a lower asking/start price,sometimes
the end of auction price will be lower or higher than
the fixed price on this web site.

Question:
I won some of your auctions (worldwidecoins) on eBay,can I
buy  more of the same at the end of auction price ?
Answer:
Yes and No please enquire.

Question:
What currency does this web site use to price its items in ?
Answer:
Pounds Sterling but we accept any currency just email us.

Question:
I am new to world banknote collecting. Where
do I learn more about this exciting hobby and who
can teach me how and what to start collecting
especially if I am on a tight budget?
Answer:
Please read all answers on this page and then
visit the following page.
Click for Ideas

Question:
How do I house - store my banknotes.
Answer:
Please click on the following link
Pages

Question:
Do you buy banknotes or coins.
Answer:
Yes  WorldWideCoins buys almost any type of paper money & coins

Question:
I have an old 1 pound note (coin)  dated 1900 (example), what's the value? Are you
interested in buying it?
Answer:
That is the kind of inquiry that I will not respond. It's clearly to little info in this kind of inquiry.

Question:
What does  Pick - O/P - Sign - VF - AU  - sh - ph  mean ?
Answer:
Click the following link
Abbreviations -Glossary  used by WorldWide Coins

Question:
What are Slabs ( Slabbed Coins) ? 
Answer:  Click here

Question:
What does UNC - PCI - EF - O/P mean
Answer:
A good web site for coin collecting  acronyms  - Click here

Question:
How can I tell if a coin has been cleaned 
Answer:   Click here

Question:
Will the banknotes I received be the same as used in the
photograph(s)/picture(s) on web site ?
Answer:
Yes and No - If more than one banknote(s) in stock of that type you might not always received the one used for photo unless only one banknote in stock of that type.
If you do require that particular banknote as in photo please inquire at time of order.

Question:
What books could you suggest for a beginning and/or advanced collector?
Answer:
Please click on the following link to buy most popular books for a beginning or advanced collector:
Books

Question:
Why are some banknotes / coins more expensive than catalogue value.
Answer:
Some banknotes / coins are hard to come by in any grade plus the
catalogue is only a guide of prices that a collector might have to pay.

Question:
I have discovered a lot of banknotes/coins in my grandfathers attic. They seem
valuable to me, but I know nothing about them. Where can I get them appraised?
Answer:
To appraise your paper money/coin please see below.

Question:
I have a banknote/ coin or collection that I can not identify, because
it's printed/issued in a language that I don't understand and the letters on the note(s) / coins seem to be different from latin or some kind of strange characters.How can I find out their value and possibly to sell them?
Answer:
You need to describe the banknote(s) or coin(s) in DETAIL, every detail is important and you have to scan it's/their image in JPEG (.jpg) format in order to show the banknote(s) / coin(s) to us (or send a xerox copy or an original by mail to us).DO NOT email pictures to us you must load on to some web space and send us the url.

Question:
What metals are used to make coins.
Answer:
Visit Tony Clayton's Metals Used in Coins Click here

Question:
How to grade banknotes
Answer: Click Grading

Question:
Will the coins I receive be the same as used in the photographs /pictures
on this web site
Answer:
Yes - The coins your order will be the same as in photo.

Question:
How can I contact eBay or PayPal
Answer: Click Here

Question:

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