New in this expanded 3rd edition of Gold Coins of the Charlotte Mint is up-to-date information on rarity estimates, surviving specimens, and condition census. This book analyzes each issue for Strike, Surfaces, Luster and Color. Douglas Winter also offers his personal expert advice and observations, and a brief overview of die varieties for all C Mint Gold Dollars, Quarter Eagles and Half Eagles from 1838 to 1861. His latest work is complete with the history of the Mint and hundreds of full color gold coin images. This book is a gem that goes hand-in-hand with the Charlotte minted gold coins themselves.
As one of the industry s most highly trained numismatic scholars, Jeff Ambio brings first-hand experience and expertise together to offer exclusive insider tips for the collector and investor: What do I look for? Which coin should I buy next? Is the coin available on the market? How much can I expect to pay? And how do I make the most of my investment?
This book covers regular-issue gold series from 1795 through 1933 and informs the reader on a number of investing strategies, including collecting by type, variety, or rarer issues. The book includes over 150 high resolution gold coin images, graphs, and vital pricing data. Each chapter begins with a brief history of a gold type, then goes on to describe various tactics or game plans to help the investor build his or her collection.