A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins 2nd Edition

Author: Q. David Bowers
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794844196
Format: PDF
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Collecting United States commemorative coins is like compiling a photo album of the nation's history. Because these coins represent so many aspects of America from dramatic battles to Olympic games, from presidents to national parks each collector can build a set that has its own unique and personal significance. In this handy second edition of A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins, Q. David Bowers chronicles the history of commemorative coins in the United States from 1892 to the present. He explores how a commemorative develops from initial concept to final coinage. On the technical and production side, you will learn about die preparation, the coining process, mintages, Proof and assay coins, and distribution. On the market side, Bowers tells you ways to build your collection, and gives advice on evaluating quality, being a smart buyer, realities of the marketplace, Full Details, certification, population reports, registry sets, establishing fair market prices, and more.

A Guide Book of United States Coins

Author: R. S. Yeoman
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794822682
Format: PDF, Docs
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Covers American coins from 1616 to the present, including early coins and tokens, mint issues, private, state and territorial coins, commemorative issues, and proofs

A Guide Book of United States Coins 2006

Author: R. S. Yeoman
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780794819460
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Covers American coins from 1616 to the present, including early coins and tokens, mint issues, private, state and territorial coins, commemorative issues, and proofs

A Guide Book of United States Type Coins

Author: Q. David Bowers
Publisher: Whitman Pub Llc
ISBN: 9780794822835
Format: PDF
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One popular way to collect U.S. coins is to acquire one example of every type. Bowers explores distinct coin designs to help you form your own "type coin" set from the 1790s onward, or perhaps a specialty subset.

What if Was w re wenn

Author: Randall Munroe
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 364114311X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Endlich erfindet wieder jemand das Pop-Science-Erklärbuch neu! Wenn xkcd.com einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog What if, auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche scheinbar unsinnige Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? Was wäre, wenn der gesamte Niederschlag in einem – quasi omnidirektionalen - Überschall-Regentropfen fiele? Endlich auch als Buch und endlich auf Deutsch!

The Numismatist

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Vols. 24-52 include the Proceedings of the American Numismatic Association Convention, 1911-39.

The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2014 52nd Edition

Author: Thomas E. Hudgeons, Jr.
Publisher: House of Collectibles
ISBN: 0375723498
Format: PDF, ePub
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For over fifty years, The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins has been the bestselling sourcebook for collectors. Filled with the most current values and the latest market reports, this updated edition has all the information you need to become a knowledgeable coin collector. Features Include: •Over 18,000 prices •Values for every U.S. coin ever minted •An updated market review that traces current trends in collecting and investing •Hundreds of coin illustrations and a fast-find index for easy identification •Extensive information on buying, selling, and grading coins at auction, online, and through the mail

Coin Collecting For Dummies

Author: Neil S. Berman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052181
Format: PDF, Docs
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Can’t make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world’s oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection. The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history and geography, develop organizational and observational skills, and learn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it. And you’ll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins, world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets your numismatic juices flowing. Discover how to: Start your collection correctly Evaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and more Buy interesting coins without breaking the bank Locate rare and expensive coins Get savvy about avoiding fakes Get the whole family involved in your collection Develop a buying strategy Clean and handle coins safely Keep your collection secure at home and on the road Investigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coins Create complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or gold U.S. coins When it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is right on the money!