CoinWeek IQ: Coin Collecting Basics: Finding the Right Loupe – 4K Video

Kurt Braun, owner of Safe Collecting Supplies, is one of the hobby’s leading dealers of numismatic supplies and storage media. Kurt’s website is

In this installment of CoinWeek IQ, Kurt and Charles discuss loupes.

From beginner loupes with plastic lenses to pro-grade glass loupes constructed to exacting standards, loupes are a fundamental part of the collecting experience.

Learn about different types of loupes: loupes for collectors just starting out; illuminated loupes; and pro-grade loupes with achromatic glass.

You won’t leave this video puzzled about coin magnification, but you may leave it yearning for a new piece of gear!

CoinWeek IQ Video #022

Produced by Charles Morgan. © 2015 CoinWeek, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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