U.S. Coins Close Up: Tips to Identifying Valuable Types and Varieties

U.S. Coins Close Up: Tips to Identifying Valuable Types and Varieties

by Robert R. VanRyzin
     
 

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Take a Closer Look

Is that coin in your hand the real deal or a clever fake? Discover the difference with U.S. Coins Close Up, a one-of-a-kind visual guide to every U.S. coin type. This handy reference features large and clear images that detail inscriptions, mintmarks and initials, as well as thorough descriptions and fascinating coin

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Take a Closer Look

Is that coin in your hand the real deal or a clever fake? Discover the difference with U.S. Coins Close Up, a one-of-a-kind visual guide to every U.S. coin type. This handy reference features large and clear images that detail inscriptions, mintmarks and initials, as well as thorough descriptions and fascinating coin history.

Author and renowned numismatist Robert R. Van Ryzin takes a keen and careful look at U.S. coins, with in-depth denomination overviews, highlights of remarkable coins and an extended glossary of terms and features. No matter your level of expertise, this invaluable resource will leave you more knowledgeable and better prepared to spot that carefully altered coin – and save you from making an expensive mistake.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440229824
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
04/29/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
748,537
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author


A collector for more than 35 years, Robert R. Van Ryzin serves as editor of Coins Magazine, Coin Prices and Bank Note Reporter. He is also the author of Striking Impressions: A Visual Guide to Collecting U.S. Coins, Fantasy and Fiction from U.S. Coins, Crime of 1873: The Comstock Connection and Fascinating Facts, Mysteries and Myths About U.S. Coins.

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