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Fascinating Facts, Myths and Mysteries about U.S. Coins is a compilation of some of the more intriguing stories in the history of U.S. Mint coinage. Some are based on facts. Others are hobby myths. All of them make for entertaining reading. Read about:
The Official Red Book, now in its 68th year, is famous nationwide as the premiere resource for the U.S. coin collectors. This best-selling "one-volume library" helps you make smart buying decisions as you build your collection. Millions of readers rely on it for real-world coin values, auction records, full-color photographs, detailed technical data, and up-to-date mintages. You'll benefit from its practical essays on grading, investing, auctions, and other hobby subjects - and of course, its pricing for 7,000-plus coins, in up to 9 grades each, gathered from more that 100 of the nation's leading coin dealers! It's no wonder more than 23 million copies of the Red Book have been sold since the 1st edition.
The Official Red Book - A Guide Book of United States Coins - is 68 years young and going strong. Collectors around the country love the convenience of the spiralbound edition. It opens up and lies flat on a table while you study your coin collection. And of course it includes all the grade-by-grade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, high-resolution photographs, and accurate mintage data that turn a new coin collector into an educated numismatist. How rare are your coins? How much are they worth? The Red Book tells you, covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty Old West silver dollars and dazzling gold coins. You'll find prices for more than 6,000 coins, tokens, medals, sets, and other collectibles. You'll also round out your education in commemoratives, Proof and Mint coins, error coins. Civil War tokens, Confederate coins, private gold, and all the latest National Park quarters, Presidential and Native American dollars, Lincoln cents, and more. Articles on investing, grading coins, and detecting counterfeits will make you a savvy collector; and entertaining essays on the history of American coinage, shipwrecks and hoards, and the modern rare-coin market give you an inside look at "the hobby of kings." These are just some of the features, invaluable Red Book-the world's best-selling coin price guide.
"Metal Detecting for the Beginner" is a how-to guide for anyone interested in the sport of metal detecting. Get a feel for a typical hunt; learn key terminology, and how to buy your first detector. This book guides you through the technical concepts you will need to make intelligent choices on the equipment you buy. It includes an ample list of manufacturers, suppliers, and online resources. Welcome to the wonderful world of metal detecting! Expanded 2nd edition now available.
Since 1942, coin dealers have used the annual Handbook of United States Coins - the OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK - to make buying offers. You can use it to find out how much your coins are worth! The Blue Book's price listings offer a real-world look at the coin market, gathered from dealers around the country. The new 72nd edition has been expanded, with updated prices, new photographs and data. Coverage includes colonial and early American coins, federal coins (half cents through gold double eagles), commemoratives, Proof sets, die varieties, private and territorial gold, tokens, the newest Presidential dollars, National Park quarters, bullion coins, and much more.
More than 25,000 prices in multiple grades. Easy-to-follow coin-grading instructions. Coins and tokens from the 1600s to today. Historical information. Hundreds of detailed, actual-size photos. How to start a coin collection. Detailed mintage records, and much more.
Display your quarter collection in this educational Collector Map. Openings for all 56 National Park quarters. The National Park Quarters Coin Act of 2008 requires quarters, beginning in 2010, to have designs on the reverse depicting one national site in each state, the District of Columbia, and the five territories of the United States. Fifty-six (56) different designs will complete the program from 2010 through 2021. Color. Cover image.
The State Quarter program has made coin collecting cool. What other activity requires treasure hunting skills and knowledge of history, and delivers a decade of excitement, the thrill of hunting for errors, and an interest in U.S. history, and state pride? Treat yourself and your favorite fan of State Quarters to this beautiful three-panel coin folder, with 60 slots and intriguing anecdotes about these history-making coins.
Beginning in 2010, the United States Mint will issue newly designed quarters featuring a national park or other site approximately every ten weeks—and this compact folder is the perfect place for collectors to store each new coin. Complete with historical information and details of the Congressional Act that initiated this special program, the folder will keep this commemorative series organized, accessible, and easy to show off.
The noteworthy sites will come from all 50 states, as well as Washington, D.C., and five U.S. territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Pre-Order Now. Ships January 2010. Whitman Deluxe Edition National Park Quarters Folder, 2010 2021, 60 openings, single mint. The National Park Quarters Coin Act of 2008 requires quarters, beginning in 2010, to have designs on the reverse depicting one national site in each state, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States. Fifty-six (56) different designs will complete the program from 2010 through 2021. Whitman folders are built from the safest archival safe materials known. 8.0" x 10.0" closed, 16.25" x 10.0" open.
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