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Coin collectors tour hits Willmar

WILLMAR -- The International Coin Collectors Association's world tour is in Willmar at the Holiday Inn and is open to the public. They will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

According to a news release, the association is purchasing coins, paper currency, gold and silver on behalf of their network of collectors, dealers and refineries.

The association hosts hundreds of events each year during which local residents bring in their precious metals, diamonds and paper currency to earn extra cash.

The association specialists meet one on one with potential sellers and review, research and evaluate the items and will make an offer to purchase all gold coins, silver coins made before 1970 and paper currency printed prior to 1934.

The amount of the offer depends on the silver or gold content, the collectability, the rarity and the condition of the items.