Even if you’ve had experience with coin scales in the past, you still might be impressed with some of the modern options. For example, pocket scales are called so called because they literally fit in your pocket—most are about the size of a checkbook.
Other features to look for:
- Easy to read LCD display
- Elegant stainless steel surface
- Modes to measure ounces, grams, carat, grain, and taring
- A wide scale of measurement from 0.01 of a gram to 100 grams or more
That being said, pocket scales are extremely affordable at coin collecting supply websites like www.CoinSupplyExpress.com. One popular model, the 250 gram pocket scale from American Weight, is only $22.02.