NEED HELP FIRST TIMER TO COLLECTING SUNSHINE COAST

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  1. Gunnabuy

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    HI ALL I AM A NEW COLLECTOR I NEED HELP PLEASE ON LOCAL GROUP THAT MEET FOR COINS I ALSO DO STAMPS WOULD APPRECIATE ANY TEXT OR FORUM REPLY FROM MEMBERS TO THESE GROUPS AROUND NOOSA SUNSHINE COAST AREA AND WERE TO BUY COIN POUCHES STORAGE CONTAINERS I WANT TO NOW SHOULD I CLEAN THEM OR NOT MUCH APPRECIATE ANY HELP
    REGARDS
    JOHN
     
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    hi thanks i have lots off penny old italy coins half pence do i leave them in original solar or better cleaned and put in sleave tried a couple with vinegar and salt that worked ok i just don't want damage value off coins i have been given through family and trying to log what i have and what they are worth i am a apple computer man is there an app to take a photo and add info off the coin to it your thoughts would be much appreciated
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    Try these out for size...

    Australian Numismatic Society Queensland Branch
    Postal Address: PO Box 78, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006, AUSTRALIA.
    Email: [email protected]
    Internet: www.The-ANS.com/
    Meetings: 7.30pm on the third Friday of the month at Trinity Centre, 9 Church Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.

    Gold Coast Coin Club
    Email: [email protected]
    Meetings: 2.30pm on the second Sunday of the month, Southport Library, Southport.

    Queensland Numismatic Society Inc
    Postal Address: PO Box 431, Lutwyche, Qld 4030, AUSTRALIA.
    Email: [email protected]
    Internet: www.qns.org.au
    Meetings: 7.30pm on the first Friday of the month, Metropolitan Senior Citizens Centre, 9 Church St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.


    Redcliffe Coin and Phonecard Club
    Postal Address: The Secretary, 10 Barramay Street, Manly West, QLD 4179, AUSTRALIA.
    Telephone: (07) 3396 6855
    Email: [email protected]
    Meetings: 7.30pm on first Tuesday of each month at the Woody Point State Special School Hall, 85 Georgina Street, Woody Point (Hall entrance and car park via View Street). Phonecard collectors meet at 6.30pm, general meeting starts at 7.30pm.

    They might be able to put you in touch with members in your area.
     
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    Please do not clean old coins. Will loose the value. Hope you know what you are doing
    And Welcome to the forum
     
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    This can also make them weigh less. :/

    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Welcome
    General rule of thumb is to not clean coins. Buy some soft cotton gloves, which are inexpensive. lots of information on this forum, as well as YouTube
     
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    It's ok to clean, buff & polish round 50's
     
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