Dino-Lite Microscopes are popular with coin enthusiasts of all levels from hobbyists and collectors to dealers of coins, stamps, and other collectibles. Whether you’re interested in purchasing a coin microscope for personal or professional use, we’re here to help you find the perfect solution. Using the included software makes for quick and easy image capture, organization and sharing. The variable magnification of this high-quality coin microscope allows for detailed micro and macro imaging. Collectors use these coin microscopes to photograph and document their collections without complicated and expensive camera systems.
Dino-Lite digital microscope cameras are an effective and increasingly popular imaging device for use in the inspection and photographing of coins, coin slabs, currency, stamps and other collectibles.
For hobby-grade, the AM3111 and AF3113T which offer 640x480 pixel resolution, 10x-220x magnification range, and free imaging software are recommended. Good stands for hobbyist include the MS33W and RK-04.
For one of the most popular models for coin applications, the Edge Series AF4115ZT offers 1280x1024 pixel resolution, 10x-220x magnification range, new state-of-the-art design lens and sensor for better image quality and color, built-in polarization for controlling glare, interchangeable cap options, wireless-ready connection (WF-20 WiFi adapter sold separately), and free imaging software. Other popular options include the AM4111T and AM4113ZT which are not part of the Edge Series family but do offer similar magnification range as the AF4115ZT. Popular stands include the MS35B and RK-06A which offer precise and sturdy adjustments. The MSA2P extension pole for MS35B and RK-06-PL extension pole for RK-06A can be used for additional working distance if needed for coin slabs and other large objects.
From our professional line, the AM73115MZT offers USB 3.0 connection for faster frame rate (up to 45fps) and sharper images, 2560x1920 pixel resolution, 10x-220x magnification, Edge Series image quality, polarization, interchangeable caps, and free imaging software. A comparable professional option is the Edge Plus AM4517MZT which offers USB 2.0 connection and 1280x1024 pixel resolution with Edge Plus quality. Professional table-top stands include the RK-06F and RK-10A. The RK-06-PL extension pole can also be used with the RK-06F for additional working distance and the RK-10-VX vertical arm attachment can be used for the RK-10A. Interchangeable caps (included with Edge Series models) and diffusers such as MSAA112D can help soften the LED lights for better imaging results. The MSAK826W PhotoBox can also help eliminate ambient light.
Helpful Tips for Imaging Coins
Dino-Lite Coin Applications Video: https://youtu.be/4jGEcIUYwfA
Dino-Lite Coin Applications Pages: https://dinolite.us/coins
MSAK826 Photo Light Box Video: https://youtu.be/3OuFSn3XRNo
MSAK843 (multifunctional stage): Video: https://youtu.be/TTPBXSkq-ho
Coin Photography: https://dinolite.us/coin-photography
Stamp & Currency: https://dinolite.us/stamp-currency
AM3111 (lower resolution, lower cost): https://www.dinolite.us/am3111
AF3113T (lower resolution, lower cost): https://www.dinolite.us/af3113t
MS33W (flex-arm stand): https://www.dinolite.us/ms33w
RK-04 Stand: https://www.dinolite.us/rk-04
AF4115ZT (wireless Edge Series): https://www.dinolite.us/af4115zt
AM4111T (1.3MP resolution, no measurement): https://www.dinolite.us/am4111t
AM4113ZT (1.3MP resolution with measurement feature and polarization): https://www.dinolite.us/am4113zt
MS35B Stand: https://www.dinolite.us/ms35b
MSA2P (extension pole for MS35B): https://www.dinolite.us/msa2p
RK-06A Stand: https://www.dinolite.us/rk-06a
RK-06-PL (extension pole for RK-06A): https://www.dinolite.us/rk-06-pl
AM73115MZT (USB 3.0, 5MP resolution): https://www.dinolite.us/am73115mzt
AM4517MZT (Edge Plus quality, metal housing, 1.3MP resolution): https://dinolite.us/am4517mzt
MSAA112D (diffuser for highly reflective objects): https://www.dinolite.us/msaa1112d
RK-06F Stand: https://www.dinolite.us/rk-06f
RK-06-PL (extension pole for RK-06F): https://www.dinolite.us/rk-06-pl
RK-10A Stand: https://www.dinolite.us/rk-10a
RK-10-VX (vertical arm attachment for RK-10A): https://www.dinolite.us/rk-10-vx
MSAK826W (photo light box): https://www.dinolite.us/msak826w