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A Guide Book of Shield & Liberty Head Nickels

Lavishly illustrated in full color, A Guide Book of Shield and Liberty Head Nickels features enlargements for important overdates and other varieties, plus actual-size photographs of every coin in the Shield and Liberty Head series. These popular... read more »


Book Review: Lost Gold of the Republic

Tales of treasure-laden ships that sink and lie on ocean floors for centuries are nothing new. Nor are the stories about the efforts made to find those ships and their valuable cargoes. Even readers not familiar with sea lore often find such... read more »


The Complete Guide to Mercury Dimes, 2nd Edition

Noted numismatic author, David W. Lange, has completely rewritten his classic reference book on Mercury Dimes. This all-new edition contains over 250 fully-illustrated pages, loaded with information on this popular series. The book contains... read more »


Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties

Numismatic scholar John W. Dannreuther has written a monumental study of the gold coinage of the early United States. This book is built on the original notes made by researcher Harry W. Bass Jr. as he studied his extensive collection of early... read more »


Auction Record Small Cents through Large Dollar 1995-2004

Auction Records Small Cents through Large Dollar 1995-2004. 784 pages. (Spiral Bound) Complied Jeff Garrett & John Dannreuther. Here is a complete record of the actual auction prices paid between 1995 and 2004 for US coins. An indispensible... read more »


Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels

This is the eighth entry in Whitman’s Bower Series of numismatic titles. Lavishly illustrated in full color, the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels features high-resolution enlargements for important overdates and other varieties.... read more »


A California Gold Rush History

Take the greatest gold coin and ingot treasure ever found, the saga of the S.S. Central America, and the tale of the recovery of the long-lost ship—and you’ve just scratched the surface of this 1,051-page book’s exciting narrative. This... read more »


Million Dollar Nickels – Mysteries of the Illicit 1913 Liberty Head Nickels

Delve into a 90-year old mystery involving five of the most valuable coins in America – collectively worth over 12 million dollars. Million Dollar Nickels invites the reader into an outlandish industry where $10,000 buys the privilege... read more »


Experts Guide to Colleting and Investing in Rare Coins

This hardcover book is a comprehensive insider’s look at not only rare coins, but also tokens, medals, and paper money. At 34 chapters and nearly 700 pages, it covers everything from grading to determining values to techniques of smart... read more »


The 100 Greatest Coins – 2nd Edition

Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth’s long awaited 2nd edition of the 100 Greatest U.S. Coins is now available! This award winning book has recently been updated with new coins, as well as information on perennial favorites. The 2nd edition includes... read more »


Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint 1838-1861.

Second Edition. Zyrus Press, 2003. 237 pages, illustrated. Due to heavy demand, Doug Winter’s “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint 1838-1861″ was released in a completely revised second edition in 2003. This new book contains... read more »


An Insider’s Guide to Collecting Type One Double Eagles.

Douglas Winter and Adam Crum, 2003. 228 Pages, illustrated. Struck from 1850 to 1866, the Type One double eagles from Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco form one of the most popular and collectable groups of United States gold coins.... read more »


Gold Coins of the Carson City Mint: 1870 – 1893.

DWN Publishing/Ivy Press, 2001. 200+ pages, illustrated. This 200+ page work is certain to become a classic. All fifty-seven Carson City gold coins are analyzed as to their strike, surfaces, luster, coloration and eye appeal. In addition, there... read more »


A Collector’s Guide To Indian Head Quarter Eagles.

Doug Winter and Mike Fuljenz, 2001. 48 pages, illustrated. Due to the affordability and beauty, the Indian Head quarter eagles are one of the most popular 20th century gold coin issues. With this guide, the new or advanced collector will be... read more »


Type Three Double Eagles, 1877-1907: A Numismatic History and Analysis.

UCB/DWN Press, 1999. 190 pages, illustrated. This brand new work is the first numismatic book ever written about the Type Three double eagle series that was struck from 1877 through 1907. In recent years, these coins have become exceedingly... read more »


The Acadiana Collection of New Orleans Coinage.

DWN Publishing, 1999. 46 pages, unillustrated. Every single gold coin from New Orleans (as well as some important varieties) is illustrated and described in detail in regards to its typical strike, surface preservation, type of luster, coloration... read more »


Carson City Gold Coinage 1870-1893: A Rarity and Condition Census Update.

DWN Publishing, 2002. 80+ pages, unillustrated. This annual update allows the Carson City gold collector to make buying decisions based on current, state-of-the-art research. It makes an essential companion to the book “Gold Coins of... read more »


Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861: A Numismatic History and Analysis.

DWN Publishing, 1997. 250 pages, illustrated. Released in May, 1997 to very enthusiastic reviews, this is the first book ever written about the fascinating gold issues struck at the Dahlonega (Georgia) Mint between 1838 and 1861. Awarded “Best... read more »


Type Two Double Eagles, 1866-1876: A Numismatic History and Analysis.

UCB Publishing, 1996. 95 pages, illustrated. Co-written by Doug Winter and Michael Fuljenz, this book serves as an excellent introductory guide to the Liberty Head double eagles struck between 1866 and 1876. During this era, a total of 31 issues... read more »


The Connoisseur’s Guide to United States Gold Coins.

DWN Publishing, 1995. 41 pages, unillustrated. The gist of this book can best be described by its subtitles: “How to form great collections of 19th and 20th century United States gold coins” (and) “Prudent advise for the beginning... read more »