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Coin Collecting For The Next Generation

Item: 983269203

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It is estimated that more than 100 million people collected the Washington State Quarters. The primary objective of this book is to help families and young collectors to take the next step in actively collecting and enjoying the incredible world of coins. This book presents several innovative ideas for attracting and retaining new collectors, insuring that the coin shows and meetings are family and kid friendly. Read proven methods from several creative leaders of our hobby. Coins can be a...

The Complete Book of World War II USA POW & Internment Camp Chits

Item: 871842041

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It is often forgotten that between 1942 and 1946, 425,000 German, Italian and Japanese prisoner of war were held at 700 POW camps in 46 U.S. States. They got here on troop ships that would have otherwise returned empty.This book is about the money, or chits that POWs used for their expenses in the camp, for cigarettes, candy or other items. The authors are both regonised experts on the topic.Years in the making, this is the most comprehensive book ever done on the subject. There are brief...

100 Greatest Modern United States 4th Edition

Item: 794845231

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In this beautifully illustrated coffee-table book, distinguished numismatists Scott Schechter and Jeff Garrett take you on a personal guided tour of the most significant U.S. coins of the modern era. From humble Lincoln cents to costly American Platinum Eagles, each of the ranking coins was voted into place following rigorous research to determine which were worthy of being contenders for the 100 Greatest. This revised and updated third edition features new additions to the list and dramatic -...

100 Greatest US Coins 4th Edition

Item: 794842755

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In the fourth edition of the best-selling and award-winning 100 Greatest U.S. Coins, numismatic author Jeff Garrett takes the reader on a personal guided tour of the nation's greatest coinage. "Each of the 100 Greatest was voted into place by leading coin dealers, researchers, and historians," says Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker. Inside the reader will find prized and seldom-seen rarities - the unique and high-valued pieces that collectors dream about, like the 1913 Liberty Head nickel and...

100 Greatest Women On Coins

Item: 794843360

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100 Greatest Women on Coins is the 10th entry in Whitman Publishing's popular "100 Greatest" library. "This book is a celebration of women's impact on numismatics," says award-winning author Ron Guth. Each notable woman is described with an illustrated essay and colorful images of the coins on which she appears. Guth also discusses the long history of women featured on coins, and how anyone today can assemble a remarkable and meaningful collection. The book's scholarly value is further...

Abraham Lincoln: Beyond the American Icon

Item: 794837417

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Award-winning author Fred Reed examines the man and the myth of the 16th president of the United States, Abrham Lincoln. Includes more than 1,400 pictures and illustrations, both famous and obsure, on coins, tokens, medals, stamps, paintings, magazine covers, cartoons, and much more.

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness

Item: 794827047

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Nearly 150 years after his death, Abraham Lincoln consistently ranks at or near the top of every poll of America's best, most admired, or most popular president ever. This year marks the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth. His name and image will continuously be in the public spotlight for most of the next decade. The U.S. Mint will issue four new Lincoln cent designs in 2009. A yearlong celebration has been organized and supported by the congressionally established Lincoln Bicentennial...

Almanac of United States Coins

Item: 794839258

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Do you like American history, beautiful artwork, and stories of gold and silver treasure? Read the Almanac from cover to cover for an immersion in the coins and money of the United Stats, from colonial times to today. Have you found some unusual coins in Grandpa's old cigar box or a hidden stash in a desk drawer? Browse the Almanac to identify your coins, learn how rare they are, and find out what they're worth. You could be holding a valuable rarity! Are you a coin collector who wants to...

Americas Money Americas Story

Item: 9365.1

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An accurate historical look at the evolution of American money. Witness changes in production and materials from which money has been made. Find information on America's bills and coins and the mints that produce America's money.

ANA Centennial History, The (2 Vol Set)

Item: 9118

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A two-volume set on the history of the American Numismatic Association from 1891 to date.

Coin Chemistry

Item: 9010.3

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Learn how coins become toned or tarnished and how to preserve, clean and protect coins in your collection.

Coin Of The Year

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Beautifully designed and in full color, the hardcover book showcases the very best in modern commemorative coinage, perfect for any collector or coin historian A photographic study of coin design and technology spanning the past 30 years The only catalog in existence honoring the prestigious Coin of the Year winning entries Coin of the Year is a must-have book for any collector of modern commemorative coinage, or any collector who appreciates the finest art and minting techniques the...

Coin World Almanac

Item: 9147

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An almanac of coins. From Coin World.

Coin World Almanac

Item: 944945605

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The Eighth Edition of the Coin World Almanac is a massive one-volume, 700 page reference that places vital coin collecting and industry specific facts that you need to know right at your fingertips. Th ebook features chapters on topics such as the United States Mint, U.S. Coins, World Coins, U.S. Paper Money, Counterfeit Coins, Grading Coins, Numismatics and the Law and much more.

Coinage and Conflict

Item: 9145

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Short Discount. Places coinage in a lively and enjoyable historical context. Find out how coinage contributed to the assassination of Caesar and other exciting coin facts.

Coinage and Currency in Eighteenth-Century Britain: The Provincial Coinage

Item: 11315

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This book, written by an expert in the field and drawing on recent research, aims to put Britain's eighteenth-century provincial token coinage into the context of the currency problems of the time. On the basis of a wide range of both documentary and secondary sources it examines its major manufacturers and their intention, and through profiles of many of the issuers involved it sets out to give a living dimension to a bygone monetary phenomenon.

Coins & Collectors- Golden Anniversary Edition

Item: 794842720

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In the brand-new Golden Anniversary Edition of Coins & Collectors, Q. David Bowers brings us more than 50 illustrated chapters, telling of famous coins, obscure and mysterious tokens and medals, beautiful paper money, and legendary hoards and collections. A "Collector's Appendix" give the market values of the items discussed. Bowers shares the stories behind the popular favorites and modern-day classics. He introduces us to personalities including famous coin designers, unscrupulous Treasury...

Complete Guide to Certified Barber Coinage

Item: 9264

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Information essential for purchasing Barber coinage. Includes history, rarity ratings, and date and mint mark analysis.

Curious Currency: The Story of Money from the Stone Age to the Internet Age

Item: 794822894

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Award-winning author Bob Leonard has collected odd and curious money for more than 45 years. He has written 17 studies on specific unusual monies, earning literary awards from the ANA and the Numismatic Literary Guild. In Curious Currency Leonard engagingly explores the lessons that elephant tails, woodpecker scalps, neck rings, Yap stones, cocoa beans, whatle teeth, and other odd and curious monies have for our economy today. By Robert D. Leonard Jr., Foreword by Kenneth Bressett. 160 Pages

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins

Item: 794825419

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The Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers Foreword by Kenneth Bressett From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the Dean of American Numismatics could have created it! Drawing on the expertise of dozens of specialists from around the world, plus Bowers's own vast knowledge of the subject,