Now increased to 464 pages! Go easy on your eyes so you can spot more treasures while you're adding to your coin collection! The Official Red Book is now available in a very popular LARGE PRINT edition, with easy-to-read large-size print and enlarged color photos. The best way to learn about your coins is with bold, easily legible text and high-detail photographs. The 2017 Large Print Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins is designed with this experience in mind. Each page is 45% larger than the classic red hardcover edition, and it has all of the coin prices, mintages, specifications, and historical information - everything you expect from the world's best-selling coin price guide. The Official Red Book celebrates its 70th year with 16 more pages than the 2016 edition. 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 find 33,000+ prices for more than 7,800 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 of the informative, entertaining, invaluable Red Bookthe world's best-selling coin price guide since 1946 (more than 23 million copies sold).
"Mega red is the new expanded version of the hobby's best-selling guide book of United States coins (the red book), with more pricing in more grades than the regular edition, plus certified population data, more die varieties, and more auction records. It covers American coinage from colonial times to the modern day--copper tokens and half cents through $20 gold double eagles, plus bullion, commemoratives, Proof and Mint sets, significant patterns and medals, error coins, and other collectibles. It has everything you need to know about U.S. coins." --
Presents illustrations and current prices for antique American coins for the advanced coin collector.
Shows and lists current prices for antique American coins.
Become a smarter buyer and collector of the popular buffalo and Jefferson nickels. Bowers provides historical background, grading, and collecting information.
Subtitle from cover: A complete history and price guide.
Volume #19 in Whitman's best-selling Bowers Series covers two of the earliest U.S. coin denominations: half cents and large cents. These classic copper coins were made from 1793 into the late 1850s. In this colorfully illustrated book, America's popular early coppers are given the famous Q. David Bowers treatment: insightful study, rich historical background, and detailed data analysis. Bowersthe "Dean of American Numismatics" and the most prolific numismatic author of all timetells you everything you need to know to be a smart collector: how to evaluate quality, determine value, understand the market, and make good buys. Along the way, he explains why, in all of American coinage, half cents and large cents possess a special charm. You'll learn how the history of the developing nation shaped the coins' designs and production, and the effects the War of 1812 and other national events on their coinage. Bowers provides a wealth of information on each issue: mintages, existing populations, grading standards, values, auction records, keys to collecting and more. Historical background sets the coins in the broader context of American life from the 1790s through the 1850s. Hundreds of full-color images, careful analysis, and Bowers' engaging style make this book a treat for anyone interested in our nation's early history.
What are pattern coins? These rarely seen experimental pieces illustrate the trials, struggles, and backstage intrigue that preceded so many of the U.S. Mint's regular-issue coins. This guide offers a behind-the-scenes look at the history, rarity, and market values of America's rarest coins.
A guide to Civil War tokens provides a history of each token and how they are made along with information on mintages, values in multiple grades, and varieties.
"...offer[s] a challenging exploration of problem solving mathematics and preparation for programs such as MATHCOUNTS and the American Mathematics Competition."--Back cover
Covers American coins from 1616 to the present, including early coins and tokens, mint issues, private, state and territorial coins, commemorative issues, and proofs