A Guide Book of U.S. Coins, Professional Edition

A Guide Book of U.S. Coins, Professional Edition

by R. S. Yeoman
     
 

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Whitman Publishing announces the fourth edition of its expanded version of the best-selling Guide Book of United States Coins (known within the hobby as the "Red Book"). The 384-page volume, called the Professional Edition, is intended for intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, auctioneers, and…  See more details below

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Whitman Publishing announces the fourth edition of its expanded version of the best-selling Guide Book of United States Coins (known within the hobby as the "Red Book"). The 384-page volume, called the Professional Edition, is intended for intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, auctioneers, and investors. It includes auction records, certified-coin populations, more Mint State pricing, and other historical information and market data for serious buyers and sellers.

  • Recent auction data for coins listed
  • Spiralbound for convenient references
  • For intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, and investors
  • Contains detailed coverage of every federal coin type, half cents through double eagles, plus classic commemoratives, Proof and Mint sets, and bullion
  • Expert guidance on striking and sharpness characteristics — valuable information when comparing coins for purchase
  • Insight on availability and condition rarity for each type
  • Detailed grading instructions, including for the Mint State and Proof coins
  • Certified population summaries for every date and mintmark — including the number certified, the average grade, and the percent in the Mint State
  • Expanded valuation, including multiple Mint State and Proof levels, plus Full Brands, Full Bell Lines, Cameo / Deep Cameo, and other specialized designation
  • Additional die varieties in every denomination, with close-up photographs for easy identification
  • Informative chart notes that expand on the history, characteristic, and market values of significant coins
  • Detailed research, estimated mintages, and market information on early 1800s - early 1900s Proof coinage, including gold
  • High-quality, full-color photographs (more than 1,600 altogether) of both circulation strikes and Proof coins
  • Enlargements of key focal points and varieties — many more than in the regular edition
  • Coverage of the U.S. Mint's silver, gold, and platinum bullion coin

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780794837365
Publisher:
Whitman Publishing
Publication date:
08/14/2012
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
942,480
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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