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Scott Travers’ ‘Survival Manual’ Now Available in Seventh Edition

Scott Travers’ ‘Survival Manual’ Now Available in Seventh Edition

(New York, NY) – Gold and grading share the spotlight in The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Seventh Edition, the just-released latest edition of the perennial hobby bestseller by award-winning author Scott A. Travers. Published by... read more »

 

Second Edition of Rasiel Suarez’ Book “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” Available

Second Edition of Rasiel Suarez’ Book “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” Available

OLYMPIA, WA. November, 2010 — Lovers of classical Rome along with legions of coin collectors helped drive 2005′s “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” to an unlikely Top Ten position in the most sought after out-of-print... read more »

 

The Coinage of the Anglo-Hannoverian Personal Union 1714 – 1837 by Richard Smith

This new work by Richard Smith is the first comprehensive review of the Anglo Hannoverian Regal coinage since Welter and will become an essential reference book for all those interested in this area of numismatics. It is divided into two parts;... read more »

 

So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen

When So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen was published in 1963 it was the first, and today, more than forty years later, it remains the only book on this specialized series of exposition, commemorative and monetary medals... read more »

 

Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys

By Michael S. Fey PhD; Jeff Oxman If you are an advanced collector of Morgan and Peace silver dollars, or just want to learn more about how to identify, buy, and sell rare silver dollar varieties, this is the book for you. There are silver dollars... read more »

 

Grading Coins by Photographs By Q. David Bowers

In Grading Coins by Photographs, Q. David Bowers has crafted a unique combination of step by step grading instructions for every federal coinage series from half cents to double eagles, plus information on the history and importance of grading;... read more »

 

The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2010

The Official Red Book®—A Guide Book of United States Coins—enters its 63rd year with no sign of slowing down! Americans nation-wide look to this “one-volume library” to tell them how rare their coins are and how much they’re worth.... read more »

 

A Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins

The Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins offers a history of coin price guides, leading up to the best-selling numismatic reference of all time: the legendary “Red Book.” Longtime collector Frank J. Colletti... read more »

 

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on the expertise of dozens of specialists from around the world, plus Bowers’s own vast knowledge... read more »

 

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness By Fred Reed

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness is a remarkable creation. Harold Holzer, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (and cochairman of the United States Lincoln Bicentennial Commission), calls it “interesting and compelling,” saying that... read more »

 

World’s Greatest Mint Errors by Mike Byers

World’s Greatest Mint Errors is an enjoyable resource packed full of some of the most dramatic, rare and extraordinary mint errors and die trials ever assembled in one publication. This book combines stunning imagery with the most accurate... read more »

 

Lincoln Cent Matte Proofs By Kevin Flynn

The only book devoted entirely to matte proof Lincoln Cents. Over 250 color and black and white photos provide die diagnostics descriptions to identify and authenticate matte proof Lincoln Cents. Included are die state diagnostics and photographs... read more »

 

The Authoritative Reference on Comemorative Coins, 1892-1954

The primary objective of this book is to present a detailed historical account surrounding the images used on commemorative coins struck between 1892 and 1954. These images are history frozen in time; a story told through the hands of a sculptor.... read more »

 

In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America,

Will Nipper’s new book, In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America, offers fresh perspectives on America’s celebrated ascent from disparate colonial outposts to sovereign power. Through the day-to-day... read more »

 

Grading Coins by Photographs

No subject is more important to the rare-coin collector or investor than grading. Learning to grade the right way can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars. Now, award-winning professional numismatist Q. David Bowers has written a unique... read more »

 

A Guide Book of Gold Dollars

By Q. David Bowers with foreword by David Akers. A Guide Book of United States Gold Dollars is the latest entry in Whitman’s Bowers Series. It includes a chronicle of the nation’s smallest gold coin; an inside look at mints and the... read more »

 

Numismatic Photography by Mark Goodman

New Book Teaches Techniques and Tips on How to Photograph Coins (Irvine, CA) – As the use of the Internet and electronic visual media becomes more of a vital part of the coin industry, photographing coins, either raw or slabbed, has become... read more »

 

A Decade of Top 100 Insights by Michael S. Fey

Available from Wizard Coin Supply Here The book is a compilation of the last 10 years of Rare Coin Investments’ Top 100 Insights and Value Guide quarterly newsletter. It includes the first Fall, 1997 Value Guide with prices for Top 100... read more »

 

Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Steve Tompkins

In this monumental new hardbound work, printed and bound in the U.S.A., you will find 448 pages covering each year and the known die marriages for those years, along with background of the early mint. Included are quick finding charts and pictorials,... read more »

 

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... read more »

 
 
 
 
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