It is very important to handle your coins carefully to maintain their quality and protect them from dirt. Never touch coins with your fingers; moisture and skin oils can lead to interaction with the metals. To avoid damage of any kind, it is of utmost importance to handle coins only with a pair of quality coin tongs. The tips are covered with a protective coating, which guarantee safe handling of your entire coin collection. They are an indispensable tool! 4 3/4" (120 mm) long.