Numismatic appraisal refers to the act of determining the value of various types of coins and other forms of currency. Coins, like other objects, may be assessed as an antique with historical and/or financial value. Numismatic appraisal expert witnesses have backgrounds in various facets of the appraisal field, including coins, currency, medals, and any other object used for the purpose of trade.
In addition to coin appraisal, numismatic appraisal expert witnesses are experienced with appraising other unique items, including various types of collections and the assorted collectables contained therein. In addition to coin collections, many numismatic appraisal expert witnesses may also be experienced in assessing the value of trading cards, sports cards, sports collectables, sports memorabilia, and other sports-related items with historical value.
Other areas of appraisal shared with the field of coin valuation includes jewelry appraisal, such as assessing the value of diamonds, minerals, gemstones, and silver jewelry. Those experienced with this particular area are also often knowledgeable with laboratory testing in relation to jewelry appraisal and jewelry design, as well as lapidary practices and gemstone cutting. Business brokerage, real estate appraisal, and personal property appraisal are also relevant to the field.
Numismatic appraisal, like other personal or business-related property, may become the subject of ownership disputes, whether the coins in question are part of a trust or the object of an agreed upon trade that has been violated in some manner.
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