Helpful tips

What to make out of coins?

What to make out of coins?

10 Actually Useful Things You Can Do With Pennies

  • Use them as a tire tread gauge.
  • Weigh down your curtains.
  • Make cool drink coasters.
  • Use them as washers.
  • Make your own wall art.
  • Create a unique floor, wall, or backsplash.
  • Fix a wobbly table or chair.
  • Make a bowl for your keys, wallet, and sunglasses.

What is the best way to display coins?

For this reason, it is imperative that you either store your coins in a place where they are safe from UV light or inside of a folder/device that reflects UV light, ensuring the coins are protected for the long term. Humidity is another cause of common wear seen within coin collectors’ items.

How do you make coins look old?

  1. Add 1 part bleach to 1 part water directly into the plastic bowl. Place your coins into the mixture and set aside for one hour.
  2. Remove the coins from the bleach and rinse with water. Pat dry with a towel or air dry the coins.
  3. Rub the emery board over the sides, front and back of the coin.

What should I do with old coins?

Let’s look at the 3 main ways to sell your coins.

  1. 1.) Sell to a Coin Shop – Now the coin dealer is going to buy them for less than they are worth, and this is normal.
  2. 2.) Physical Auction – You may want to find an auction and see if the auction house is interested in listing your collection.
  3. 3.)

What can you do with old penny coins?

If you don’t want your pennies, your bank will take them. Count them out, roll them in coin wrappers (ask your bank if they can give you some for free), and deposit them into your account. There are a few banks that will count coins for free and exchange them for bills so you can walk away with cold, hard cash.

Where should I keep my coins?

7 Places to Keep Coins When Having a Minimalist Wallet

  • The little pocket in jeans trousers. Jeans trousers come with a little pocket, right above the usual side pockets.
  • A jar in your car.
  • A cavity card.
  • A case for your coins.
  • Coin purses and coin pouches.
  • Magic Coin Pouch.
  • Charity and the tip jar.

What is the fastest way to tarnish a coin?


  1. Wash your pennies with Dawn and baking soda.
  2. Drain the soapy baking soda water, rinse the pennies off, and let them dry.
  3. Mix together equal parts of vinegar and salt, so that it coats all of the pennies.
  4. Let the pennies soak for 30 minutes.
  5. Drain out the mixture.