The Precious Metal Verifier Kit can be used with any kind of metal. It is used to measure the bulk metal in your coins in order to detect and prevent fraud in your precious metals. It can also determine numismatic authenticity.
This verifier does not destroy or alter your coin in any way. In less than 1 second it sends electromagnetic waves through your coin and confirms its pattern against known samples. For example, pure gold will return a wave pattern that is different than pure silver. You tell the tool what metal you are measuring and it will tell you whether the readings match what is expected.
What it will do is confirm the correct precious metal content for specific coins. What it will not do is tell you the composition of those coins. To provide another example, it will confirm that your coin is pure gold but it cannot tell you the various components of an alloy coin. However, it is able to 'see' through plating. And, you can use it without removing your coin from protective plastic cases.
Many standard metals are stored in the Precious Metal Verifier and can be selected by the user. For example, for gold coins the user can select pure gold, 22 K gold, 90% gold, or American eagle gold; for silver, pure silver, sterling silver, 90% silver. and Britannia silver. Pure platinum, palladium, rhodium, and copper also have stored values. Each of these coin and bullion metals will produce a unique reading on the Precious Metal Verifier. Even small changes in alloy make a big difference in the readings on the Precious Metal Verifier.
This kit includes both a small wand and a large wand. The small wand is used for smaller 1/10-ounce coins and the large wand is used for coins weighing between 1/4 and 1 ounce. The Precious Metal Verifier is not recommended to be used for jewelry.
No coins are included with any item unless inclusion is specifically stated in the product description. Any coins shown in images on this site are for display only.