Prieure de Sion Posted July 3, 2022 · Member Share Posted July 3, 2022 Hello and have a nice sunny Sunday! I want to protect my coins a bit, but I haven't found anything yet that really convinced me. We are mainly talking about coins (denarii) with a diameter of around 20mm and my tetradrachms with a diameter of around 30mm. I have tried two things so far. Unsuccessfully. 1. Self-adhesive Coin Holdershttps://www.leuchtturm.de/muenzraehmchen-matrix-weiss-selbstklebend.html In itself, not a bad thing. Especially since you can easily write on the back. But there are problems here that bother me. If I take a small diameter - the coin sits firmly in the middle - but the foil stretches like a pressed sausage in too small foil or leggings of the size Small that I put on with 95kg. If I take a large diameter - the foil does not stretch so much on the coin - but the coin constantly slips to the edge in the middle. The trick is to find a special diameter for each coin. Then I have a stock of all sizes at home. No. 2. Coin capsuleshttps://www.leuchtturm.de/muenzkapseln-grips.html Perfect for matching exactly round modern coins. But as I find - often less suitable for antique coins. Sometimes they are 17mm, sometimes 18mm, sometimes 21mm - sometimes less round, sometimes oval. It's the same here - they just don't fit exactly. The result is that when I hold them in my hand - clack clack clack - they clack back and forth in the capsule. I'm a perfectionist - it upsets me. Now I would like to try the capsules with foam inside. And not with the perfectly round cut-out foam, but the foam that you can cut together yourself. Like this one: https://www.leuchtturm.de/muenzkapseln-quadrum-ohne-ausstanzung-10er-pack.html So now my real question. Does anyone use these capsules with foam without a cut-out - that is, the ones you have to cut yourself? What is the best way to cut out the middle? If I take some tetradrachms - they are oval, there are notches, etc. - I don't know. How do you draw the hole? Do you put the coin on it and then trace the outline? Scalpel? How do you do that practically? Thank you for your experience. 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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