That odd-looking coin could be worth a fortune!
Mistakes happen. Now you can cash in on them.
The U.S. Mint produces error coins every year on every denomination. From doubled die cents to rotated reverse quarters to missing letters on dollars, these coins can be worth far more than face value.
Featuring expert insight, hundreds of close-up images, concise details on what to look for and where, and up-to-date market values, you will learn how to spot and profit from even the most well disguised treasures in the new edition of Strike It Rick with Pocket Change.
|Edition description:||Fourth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
With more than 50 years of coin collecting experience, Ken Potter is an award-winning and prolific writer and photographer with regularly features columns and articles in Numismatic News, Coin World, World Coin News, Canadian Coin News and others. Potter and co-author Dr. Brian Allen received the Extraordinary Merit award from the Numismatic Literary Guild for the first edition of Strike It Rich with Pocket Change.For more than two decades, Dr. Brian Allen has been an ardent coin collector with a passion for errors and varieties in circulating pocket change. He has made numerous variety coin discoveries.
Table of Contents
Age Does Not Always Equal Value 17
Circulated Coin Conditions 19
Uncirculated Coin Conditions 21
Tools of the Trade 22
Preserving Your Finds 24
Valuable vs. Other Forms of Doubling 26
Treatment of Minor Varieties and Errors 33
Author's Disclaimer 26
Grades Covered in This Book 36
Foreign Coins 36
How to Use This Book 37
Lincoln Cent Varieties 38
Jefferson Nickel Varieties 150
Roosevelt Dime Varieties 188
Washington Quarter Varieties 222
John F. Kennedy Half Dollar Varieties 263
Dollar Varieties 275
Collecting Errors: An Interesting Venture 316
Buying and Selling Error, Variety Coins 327
Where to Sell Your Coins 330
Sources for Coin Information 335
Coin Verification Providers 337
Membership Applications 342
Myths About Various Coins 344
Common Currency Questions 350
Circulating Silver Coinage 352
1999-2009 50 States Quarter Program 358
Coin Terms and Definitions 368
Recommended Reading 376
Final Tips 379
About the Authors 380