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Scott Travers' Top 88 Coins to Buy and Sell: 44 Winners and 44 Losers

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Some people hit the jackpot when they buy collectible coins; others lose a bundle. Scott Travers is the master at picking big winners and spotting real losers. The New York Times called him the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field." In short, he’s the expert that hobbyists and investors can trust.
• These 88 coins, 44 “winners” and 44 “losers,” show you how to tell what’s worth buying and what should be avoided
• Learn how to ...
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Overview

Some people hit the jackpot when they buy collectible coins; others lose a bundle. Scott Travers is the master at picking big winners and spotting real losers. The New York Times called him the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field." In short, he’s the expert that hobbyists and investors can trust.
• These 88 coins, 44 “winners” and 44 “losers,” show you how to tell what’s worth buying and what should be avoided
• Learn how to judge all the elements – big and seemingly small –that make some purchases smart and others downright dumb
• Fully illustrated, with examples from the earliest U.S. coins to those being minted today
• A unique and fun to read guide for every coin collector and investor
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375722219
  • Publisher: Diversified Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/10/2007
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 747,532
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Travers, former vice-president of the American Numismatic Association, has served as a coin valuation expert for the Federal Trade Commission, and appears regularly on TV, radio, and in print as a coin expert in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and Business Week. He is president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, in New York City.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction     xv
Investing Big Money in Small Change     1
The Top 88 Coins     25
Glossary     177
About the Author     181
Contact the Author     183
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