It is advisable that if you’re storing your coins for a long period of time you store them in a controlled environment. A relatively constant, moderate temperature and low humidity are preferable for long term storage of numismatic collectibles.
Small particles of moisture may eventually cause spots.
Placing packets of silica gel in coin storage areas helps control atmospheric moisture.
Containers holding the silver coins or silver bullion have several types of “containers” for coins are available.
Be sure to use envelopes made explicitly for holding coins, or your coins may change color (tone) over time due to reaction with sulfur or other chemicals present in the paper.
Bags, jars and boxes are adequate for pocket change and circulated bullion coins.Storing Silver Coins and Bullion at home: Security is the major consideration when storing at home.If you have a sig-nificant collection/hoard, invest in having a wall safe (well concealed), a false wall or false cupboard. Also, keep in mind that a fire can melt precious metals.There are several easy tricks for silver hygiene of the trade that professional jewelers have developed to maintain the beauty of silver.Silver is a soft metal that can be scratched so be careful to rub gently when cleaning.They are fine for bulk storage of circulated coins and can be used for higher grade coins, provided the coins do not move.Yet, a disadvantage is that the coins cannot be viewed without being removed from the tube.Never use anything but a clean nub free cotton or flannel cloth, a special sterling silver cleaning cloth, or a very soft bristle brush like a baby’s toothbrush or a horsehair silver brush.Sterling silver dips can be fast and easy but are not recommended by professional silversmiths.Charges are typically to 0 annually depending on the size of the box.Safety deposit boxes provide excellent security and a controlled environment but there are several additional things to consider: Also, observe the storage considerations in the next section.