All collectors should have a good magnifier, like these illuminated magnifying glasses. These lighted magnifiers help save the strain of viewing tiny details and are invaluable when grading coins, checking for mint errors, varieties and detecting counterfeits. It is amazing how much more detail can be seen with a good lighted magnifier. Exactly what type of lens to use depends on personal preferences. For more information on illuminated loupes, as well as answers to questions you may have, check out our Coin Magnifier Info Guide.