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Almanac of United States Coins

SKU: 11357
Model No.: 0794839258
Author / Editor: Whitman Publishing; Dennis Tucker (editor)
ISBN 10: 0794839258
ISBN 13: 9780794839253
UPC: 9780794839253

MSRP: $9.95
Our Price: $7.99

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The 192-page is an illustrated catalog of useful and entertaining information with detailed photographs to identify your coins, and retail price charts telling how much they're worth.

Do you like American history, beautiful artwork, and stories of gold and silver treasure? Read the Almanac from cover to cover for an immersion in the coins and money of the United Stats, from colonial times to today. Have you found some unusual coins in Grandpa's old cigar box or a hidden stash in a desk drawer? Browse the Almanac to identify your coins, learn how rare they are, and find out what they're worth. You could be holding a valuable rarity! Are you a coin collector who wants to learn more about the hobby? Dig into the Almanac to study every U.S. coin type and find new avenues to explore.

Based on the expertise of more than 100 professional coin dealers and researchers. Also featuring amusing stories, amazing essays, and outstanding facts figures about all manner of rare and historical of the United States of America.

Contents include:

  • Introduction to U.S. Coins
  • Today's Rare-Coin Market
  • How to Grade Your Coins
  • Proof Coins
  • Third-Party Grading and Authentication
  • Collecting Colonial and Early American Coins
  • Half Cents and Large Cents
  • Small Cents
  • Two-Cent Pieces
  • Three-Cent Pieces
  • Five-Cent Pieces
  • Half Dimes
  • Dimes
  • Twenty-Cent Pieces
  • Quarters
  • Half Dollars
  • Silver Dollars
  • Trade Dollars
  • Gold Coins
  • Commemoratives
  • Proof and Mint Sets
  • Silver, Gold, and Platinum Bullion Coins
  • Tokens and Medals
  • Philippines Coins
  • Errors and Misstruck Coins
  • Plus essays on Famous Coin Collectors of the Past
  • Million-Dollar Coins
  • Treasures and Hoards
  • Shipwrecks
  • Cherrypicking Coins(Finding Treasures in Your Pocket Change)
  • Checking Your Coins for Authenticity
  • Cartoons
  • Bullion Value Charts
  • and more!

Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: January 29, 2013
Size: 8.4x5
Pages: 192

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