There are many types of finishes and versions of coins and rounds. The most common are BU rounds. However, proof, reverse proof, and burnished rounds are also popular choices. Collectors and investors also look for antique rounds, which give an aged appearance, or colorized rounds to enhance their portfolio. Learn more about Antique and Colorized Silver Rounds right here at Provident Metals.
Typically used for silver coins and round, an antique finish gives rounds the appearance that the silver has been aged. To achieve this look, rounds are typically immersed in an oxidizing solution. This will blacken the round. The Silver Rounds are then placed in a degreasing solution before being dried with compressed air.
Some popular choices are the following:
There are many different methods to create a colorized round. One method is to apply a “sticker” to the surface. Another method is to add ink or paint through a printing process. Some mints will even use an enameling process to fill areas of the round with paint.
Some intriguing options include the following:
For any questions regarding Antique and Colorized Silver Rounds, give the Provident Metals team a call at 1-800-313-3315. Our team can also be reached via email or through our online chat feature.