2003 North American Coins and Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian, and Mexican Coins

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David C. Harper
Krause Publications, 2002 - Coins, American - 593 pages
The 12th edition of this best-selling reference enables coin collectors to buy, grade, and organize their collections by using the more than 45,000 coin listings in this 3-in-1 guide. Thirteen introductory chapters cover the basics of coin collecting. Four of these chapters are new and include coverage of the 1974 aluminum cent, what's hot in 2003, buying commemorative coins, and the continuing state quarters program. Updated coin listings are provided in up to 11 grades of condition. Covers U.S. coins from colonial times to present, Canadian coins from 1858 to present, and Mexican coins since 1701. Also provides updated Web addresses of the nation's coin dealers and affiliated organizations.
- Extensive coverage of more than 45,000 North American coins
- Pricing in up to 11 grades of condition
- Comprehensive listings for Mexico and Canada
- Introductory chapters cover coin collecting basics

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Contents

Preface
6
Making Money
17
The Thrill of the Hunt
26
The Grading Factor
36
Get a Map
55
Better than Map
71
Join the Club
79
State Quarters Hit Middle Age
85
Colonial Coins
138
State Coins
151
Issues of 1792
181
Commemoratives
285
American Eagle Bullion Coins
322
CANADA
328
MEXICO
434
Bibliography
585

Internet Growth Continues
92
Glossary of Coin Terms
105
PRICING SECTION
114
Appendix
591
Copyright

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