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#4436022 - 12/05/10 10:24 AM how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ?
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hi, how can you open a mint capsule without damage to capsule ? I would like to get a better look at the coin . thanks

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#4436089 - 12/05/10 11:10 AM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: paman]
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Use a razor blade or X-acto knife and work it into and around the seam taking your time so you don't crack the capsule or cut yourself.

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#4436100 - 12/05/10 11:17 AM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: PerryHall]
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thanks will try that

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#4436359 - 12/05/10 02:51 PM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: paman]
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Just use a dull knife or strap some bombs to it.
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#4436362 - 12/05/10 02:53 PM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: Silvers24]
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 Originally Posted By: Silvers24
...strap some bombs to it.


Uhmmmmmmmmmm oooookay!

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#4436365 - 12/05/10 02:55 PM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: Silvers24]
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Razor blade or exacto are very thin and more difficult than just a regular knife, IMHO

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#4436369 - 12/05/10 02:56 PM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: Coinsman63]
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 Originally Posted By: Coinsman63
 Originally Posted By: Silvers24
...strap some bombs to it.


Uhmmmmmmmmmm oooookay!
The coin can take it. \(shrug\)


I am a comic collector, I don't know what a capsule is anyway.
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#4436378 - 12/05/10 03:03 PM Re: how to open a mint capsule without damage to the capsule ? [Re: Silvers24]
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They are easy to open, once you do one and see how they are made.
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