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The Rebel and the Rose: James A. Semple, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and the Lost Confederate Gold

The Rebel and the Rose: James A. Semple, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and the Lost Confederate Gold

By Wesley Millett and Gerald White The Rebel and the Rose has been nominated for the Jefferson Davis Award by the Museum of the Confederacy for outstanding narrative works. According to Museum director John Coski, the purpose of the award is to “stimulate continued interest in scholarly research and serious writing about one of the […]

Collecting and Investing Strategies for Walking Liberty Half Dollars By Jeff Ambio

Collecting and Investing Strategies for Walking Liberty Half Dollars By Jeff Ambio

Part of the “Strategy Guide” series, this book is the perfect tool for the collector or investor of Walking Liberty Half Dollars. Jeff Ambio presents his seasoned knowledge and insightful tips for the most beneficial collecting and investing tactics. Ambio’s work on Walking Liberty Half Dollars is one of a kind — the only book […]

Guide to Coin Collecting by David L. Ganz

Guide to Coin Collecting by David L. Ganz

From America’s leading experts, your ultimate Guide to Coin Collecting From the change in your pocket to the history of famous silver dollars, from understanding mintmarks and pedigree to assessing condition and grade, this is the only book you’ll need to become a first-class coin collector. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to expand […]

By April 27, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens: as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse Collection

The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens: as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse Collection

By James L. Halperin, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato and Gregory J. Rohan The ten and twenty dollar gold pieces designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens are generally considered among the most beautiful and artistically accomplished coinage of all time. The development of these designs was understandably a difficult process, one that took years longer than it […]

By February 28, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Generations of coin collectors have grown up with the Lincoln cent. Now, as the coin nears its 100th anniversary (and the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth), Q. David Bowers provides a detailed study of this great American classic—our longest-running coin series. The book includes history, grading, varieties, a thorough market analysis for each date and […]

By February 23, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Money and Sovereignty as Expressed in Gold Coinage

Money and Sovereignty as Expressed in Gold Coinage

by Douglas A. Mudd & Michael Fagin Money has attracted a major part of mankind’s attention since its invention in Asia Minor in the 7th century B.C. It has had many uses over the ages beyond its original development for purposes of long distance trade and military power. Among the most important and least studied […]

By January 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Looking Through Lincoln Cents  by: Charles D. Daughtrey

Looking Through Lincoln Cents by: Charles D. Daughtrey

Pull a few pennies from your pocket. Take a close look. You may be holding an oddity that the U.S. Mint did not want you to find. Yet millions of them have found their way into general circulation. Many are worth hundreds of dollars. Experts call these anomalies “die varieties.” Looking Through Lincoln Cents aims […]

By December 4, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
AUSTRALIAN HISTORY 1901 TO 2001  AS SEEN THROUGH BANKNOTES

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY 1901 TO 2001 AS SEEN THROUGH BANKNOTES

by Dr.Edward Dauer, Joanne Dauer and John Pettit Australia became a nation on January 1, 1901 when the six self-governing states officially became the Commonwealth of Australia. Queen Victoria passed away just three weeks later, on January 22, 1901, after nearly 64 years of reign over the British Empire. Edward VII was King of England […]

By November 23, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Hobo Nickel Guidebook by Stephen P. Alpert

Hobo Nickel Guidebook by Stephen P. Alpert

The Original Hobo Nickel Society has just published its Hobo Nickel Guidebook authored by Stephen P. Alpert, which presents an up to date guide to hobo nickels and their values. Both classic old hobo nickels and modern creations are presented, with information on how to tell them apart. Over 700 enlarged photographs of hobo nickels […]

By November 21, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Ancient Coin Collecting V, The Romaion/Byzantine Culture

Ancient Coin Collecting V, The Romaion/Byzantine Culture

By Wayne G. Sayles Ancient Coin Collecting V explores the civilized world after the fall of Rome through the coins of the Romaioi, Greek citizens of the Roman East. Their coinage reveals a society with strong religious undercurrents and divergent philosophies, and an empire plagued by political and financial crises. Ancient Coin Collecting V also […]

By November 13, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Die Variety News  – online bi-monthly magazine

Die Variety News – online bi-monthly magazine

The latest Nov/Dec 2007 issue of Die Variety News online bi-monthly magazine is now available in Adobe Acrobat© rich-text PDF (Portable Document File) which allows the viewer an extremely clear high resolution with dynamic zoom capability and detailed printing of each page. This Nov/Dec issue #10 of DVN Magazine includes highlights on a Major doubled […]

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2008 Standard Catalog of® World Coins 1901-2000, 35th Edition

2008 Standard Catalog of® World Coins 1901-2000, 35th Edition

By Colin R Bruce II, Thomas Michael 2008 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 delivers comprehensive pricing compiled from data provided by 150 experts worldwide. One million price listings cover practically every coin minted from 1901 to 2000. In this 35th edition, you’ll find virtually everything you want to know about coins struck in the […]

By November 13, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Obsolete Paper Money 1782 – 1866

Obsolete Paper Money 1782 – 1866

Whitman Publishing has released of one of the most comprehensive, fact-filled, and interesting books on American paper money ever produced: Obsolete Paper Money Issued by Banks in the United States, 1782–1866, by Q. David Bowers. In 21 chapters rich with full-color illustrations, this 608-page book explores the engraving, printing, and circulation of obsolete currency. Bowers […]

By November 6, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933

Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933

GARRETT, JEFF AND GUTH, RON, Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933 Circulating, Proof, Commemoratives, and Pattern Issues, Whitman, Atlanta, 2006 In Cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. United States Gold Coins have seen a popularity boom in recent years. Thousands of new collectors have discovered their rich and facinating history and appeal. Important collections, locked away […]

By November 6, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog

Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog

HOUGHTON, ARTHUR & LORBER, CATHERINE, Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog 2002 Part I Vol. I & II, Classical Numismatic Group & A.N.A., Lancaster, PA & New York, NY, 2002 Profusely illustrated showing on nearly 100 plates examples of virtually every coin denomination and type of every mint in every reign. Seleucid Coins, Part I, again […]

By November 6, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
The 100 Greatest American Currency Notes

The 100 Greatest American Currency Notes

By Q.David Bowers and David M. Sundman. Forward by Chester Krause and Clifford Mishler In this beautifully illustrated book, two of America’s best-known numismatists take the reader on a personal guided tour of our nation’s greatest currency notes. They’re all inside: the Lazy Deuce, the Tombstone Note, the Buffalo Bill, and more. You’ll see some […]

By November 6, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Teutenberg: A master engraver and his work in medals and tokens

Teutenberg: A master engraver and his work in medals and tokens

By John C.M Cresswell and James B Duncan Published by the Numismatic Society of Auckland Inc. 2007 Over 178 pages Limited edition of 200 numbered copies. Anton Teutenberg was one of New Zealand’s earliest engravers and makers of medals, tokens and seals in New Zealand. Most of his medals and seals are rare and becoming […]

By November 5, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Watercraft on World Coins by Yossi Dotan

Watercraft on World Coins by Yossi Dotan

“In the realm of coins there are two major hobbyists, the collector and the numismatist. The former merely amasses coins for the pleasure of having them while the latter goes much further. The numismatist strives to uncover the history including every fascinating detail associated with each coin. Mr. Yossi Dotan is definitely a numismatist and […]

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Money of the World: Coins That Made History

Money of the World: Coins That Made History

By Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg Money of the World: Coins That Made History illustrates how many coins were shaped by the development of Western Civilization-and how they sometimes helped shape it in turn. The Millennia Collection, illustrated throughout the book, tells the history of Western Civilization through significant coins of the realm. Each coin […]

By November 4, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Striking Change – The Great Artistic Collaboration of Theodore Roosevelt and Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Striking Change – The Great Artistic Collaboration of Theodore Roosevelt and Augustus Saint-Gaudens

By Michael Moran from WHITMAN BOOKS President Theodore Roosevelt called the project his “pet crime.” In truth it was one of his greatest gifts to America. In 1905 Roosevelt challenged the brilliant and famous sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The United States is the best nation on Earth, but its coins are atrociously hideous. Why can we […]

By November 2, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Art in America

Numismatic Art in America

Numismatic Art in America – Aesthetics of the United States Coinage, by Cornelius Vermeule. The coinage of the United States has no modern rival in aesthetic richness. Our numismatic heritage includes such masterpieces as the primitively beautiful coins of the struggling young republic, the dignified Neoclassic designs that dominated the 19th century, magnificent medals by […]

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100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens

100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens

Katherine Jaeger and Q. David Bowers tell the fascinating stories of 100 of the greatest medals and tokens of colonial America, the early states, the Confereracy, the U.S. Mint, and dozens of private issuers. It’s all here: the history of medals and tokens in America and how they evolved; how to collect them; grading; conservation; […]

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James Crawford: Master of the Mint at Carson City

James Crawford: Master of the Mint at Carson City

A new biography on the life of James Crawford, fourth superintendent of the Carson City Mint from 1874 to 1885, is now available in hardcover, from the award-winning author of The Mint on Carson Street, Rusty Goe. Packed with more information about an officer in the Bureau of the Mint system than any other reference, […]

By October 1, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Treasure Ship: The Legend and Legacy of the S.S. Brother Jonathan

Treasure Ship: The Legend and Legacy of the S.S. Brother Jonathan

Dennis M. Powers Citadel Press Books (2006) ISBN 0806527471 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (3/07) “Treasure Ship” is the story behind the story of the legend of the S.S. Brother Jonathan. The story is written in three parts. Part one establishes the background and history of this fabled ship from the date […]

By September 27, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Renaissance of American Coinage (1916-1921)

Renaissance of American Coinage (1916-1921)

by Roger W. Burdette – Seneca Mill Press By 1905 dissatisfaction with bland, lifeless coinage designs prepared exclusively by engravers at the U. S. Mint in Philadelphia, prompted President Theodore Roosevelt to commission new coin designs from some of America’s best artists and medalists. Beginning with sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ work in 1907, the redesign project […]

By September 27, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide

United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide

Whitman’s United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide is a full-color, 224-page reference for identifying fake gold coins, from dollars to double eagles. Detailed text and high-resolution close-up photographs show specific diagnostics for nearly 200 frequently encountered counterfeits. California fractional gold and commemoratives are also studied.The text includes expert advice from professional graders, authenticators, and dealers; […]

By September 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint – By Douglas Winter

Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint – By Douglas Winter

In 1992, the first edition of Doug Winter’s book Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint: 1839-1909 was published. It popularized these under-appreciated coins and introduced many new collectors to the field. In almost two decades, much has changed in the New Orleans gold market. Newly discovered hoards have changed the rarity levels of certain […]

By September 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Coins Questions & Answers

Coins Questions & Answers

This book provides detailed answers to hundreds of the most commonly asked questions about the world of numismatics, giving coin collectors a feel for the historical significance of coins. It is filled with hundreds of photos and interesting subjects that have puzzled collectors for decades. Author Clifford Mishler Order This Book

By September 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Whitman Guide To Coin Collecting

Whitman Guide To Coin Collecting

This is an up-to-date, comprehensive guide that explains everything a new collector needs to know. You will learn about getting started in the hobby, mint marks, varieties, and what makes a coin valuable. It also contains information on how to care for your collection, grading, where to find valuable coins and how to identify counterfeit […]

By September 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
History of the United States Mint and Its Coinage

History of the United States Mint and Its Coinage

In conjunction with the American Numismatic Association, author David W. Lange and researcher Mary Jo Meade present a fascinating look into the history of the United States Mint. From its roots in the pre-colonial eras, through independence and confederation, the intriques, tribulations, and triumphs of the 1800’s, and into the modern day-through war, peace, famine, […]

By September 26, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
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