2005 North American Coins and Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian, and Mexican Coins

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David C. Harper
Krause Publications, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 591 pages
Coin prices have fluctuated considerably in the past year, and updated market values are a must for collectors. This easy-to-use guide features the latest prices in 11 grades of condition, covering over 45,000 North American coins. Four all-new chapters are included in the introductory section of the book: Hot Buys in 2005, Gold - Catch the Collector Wave, Time for Commemoratives, and State Quarters Race Ahead. These, along with chapters on the basics of coin collecting, will keep experienced collectors up to speed and provide complete information for aspiring collectors of U.S., Canadian and Mexican coins.This best-selling reference enables collectors to organize their collections, and also provides updated Web addresses of the nation's coin dealers and affiliated organizations.- Updated price listings- Four all-new chapters on popular coin topics- Complete coverage of over 45,000 North American coins

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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
Home Stretch for State Quarters
85
PRICING SECTION
114
Colonial Coinage
138
Revolutionary Coinage
152
Issues of 1792
185
Commemoratives
292
American Eagle Bullion Coins
329
MEXICO
424
Mexican Coins 425
454

Internet Now Standard
92
Glossary of Coin Terms
105
Bibliography
590

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