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

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David C. Harper
Krause Publications, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 595 pages
Prices are rising sharply for U.S. coins and the collectors need to keep up on present values with the most respected resource for updated pricing, North American Coins & Prices. This extensive reference offers collectors complete listings and prices (in US dollars) for all U.S. coins, as well as listings and prices for Canadian and Mexican issues. More than 1,500 photos and easy-to-follow descriptions and specifications featured in this ultimate volume provide readers of all experience levels with important details for a solid collection. In addition, collectors get information on the state of the market, more than 45,000 listings for everything from early American copper coins to modern mint and proof sets, new issues and state quarters. Also featured is an error identification guide, which should prove handy with errors enjoying a resurgence in popularity.

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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
Up and Coming Quarters
85
PRICING SECTION
114
Colonial Coinage
138
Revolutionary Coinage
152
Issues of 1792
185
Commemoratives
292
American Eagle Bullion Coins
336
MEXICO
432
Mexican Coins 433
460

Internet Now Standard
92
Glossary of Coin Terms
105
Bibliography
594
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