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Company to continue buying old coins until Sunday
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Local residents still have three days to bring coins and other valuables to Best Western on Sparta Street.The International Coin Collectors Association is buying old coins in a show that runs through Sunday.“There are so many valuable coins out there and we pay more than anyone else,” said Bill Dennis, who is managing the local show. “Because silver prices are so high, the highest they’ve been since 1980, old coins are bringing pretty good prices.”Woodbury resident Tim Blanton made the trip to McMinnville yesterday to sell his collection of coins while the price is high.“I’ve been collecting for 30 years and these have been sitting in a gun safe for the past 10 years,” said Blanton. “I figured I might as well sell them.