Since 1946 the Guide Book of United States Coins (the "Red Book") has served collectors as the preeminent annual reference for coin specifications, mintages, values, and photographs. With more than 22 million copies in print, the Guide Book is well established as the hobby's most popular reference. Now in its 2nd edition, the Professional Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins builds on this strong foundation. This expanded and enlarged volume is intended for the intermediate to advanced coin collector, the professional coin dealer, the auctioneer, the researcher, and the investor. Its combination of more photographs, detailed higher-grade valuations, listings of additional varieties (with closeup photographs) and rare early Proof coins, certified-coin population data, auction records, and other resources provides a wealth of information on every coin type ever made by the U.S. Mint.
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The Official Red BookA Guide Book of United States Coinis 71 years young and going strong. Collectors around the country love the book's grade-by-grade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, high-resolution photographs, and accurate mintage data. 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 also round out your education in commemoratives, Proof and Mint coins, error coins, Civil War tokens, Confederate coins, private gold, and all of 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 of the informative, entertaining, invaluable Red Bookthe world's best-selling coin price guide with more than 23 million copies sold.About the Author:
Bressett has served as editor on several coin books.
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Book Description Whitman Pub Llc, 2011. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110794833535
Book Description Whitman Pub Llc, 2011. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0794833535