The Official 2002 Blackbook Price Guide to U. S. Coins

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House of Collectibles, Jun 12, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 608 pages
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Enjoy the oldest hobby in the world -- it's fun, itís easy to master, and it's a great way to invest.The Official 2002 Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coinswill turn you into a knowledgeable collector today. Covers EVERY U.S. Coin EVER Minted: Features colonial tokens, farthings, half cents, and gold pieces -- all evaluated, graded, and priced. Includes the RARE and SCARCE: In addition to general coins issued, find popular oddities, varieties, and error coins. Hundreds of PHOTOGRAPHS: Fully illustrated to make identification a snap. Easy to Use: A fast-find coin index lists every variation for quick, easy access. Listings reflect more than 16,500 prices covering different grades, as well as the latest trends and sales. Trusttheexperts' Professional advice: Important tips on grading, buying, selling, and even cleaning your coins -- plus an updated market review that traces current trends in collecting and investing. SPECIAL FEATURES: Includes the official American Numismatic Association Grading System and a section on how coins are graded to arrive at the most precise values.

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User Review  - 1971melissa - Overstock.com

I purchased this book as part of a Christmas gift for my father who is an avid coin collector. After receiving the book, I could barely put it down and stop reading it myself to wrap it up for ... Read full review

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This was the first time I've used the Blackbook value guide, usually I'm a Redbook kind of person. However I think the Blackbook is a everyday market price book, unless you have all your coins professionally rated,then by all means use the red book. Blackbook you have a new fan. ... Read full review

Contents

Coin Auction Sales
16
Publications
52
The American Numismatic Association
92
How U S Coins Are Minted
105
Colonial Coins Patterns and Tokens
187
First United States of America Mint Issues
245
Small Cents
267
TwoCent Pieces Bronze 18641873
285
Silver Dollars
392
Dollars
410
Gold Dollars 18491889
413
Gold Pieces
432
Gold Pieces 17951907
450
Double Eagles20 00 Gold Pieces
464
Commemorative Coinage
478
Gold and Silver Bullion Coins
540

Half Dimes 17941873
308
TwentyCent PiecesLiberty Seated 18751878
341
Half Dollars
365
Primary Metals
563
Confederate Coinage
583
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About the author (2001)

Tom and Marc Hudgeons are respected experts in the field of coin, stamp and paper money and have authored dozens of authoritative guides on the subjects. In 1978, Tom and Marc, along with their father, developed the Blackbook price guide series and they have continued to author the series to this day.

He lives in Orlando, Florida.

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