A Handbook of 20th-Century U.S. Gold Coins 1907-1933

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Zyrus Press, Nov 1, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 363 pages
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David W. Akers' Handbook of 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins was hailed as a classic from its first publication date in 1988. Now, two decades later, this second edition offers a much expanded and updated version of its predecessor. A chronological survey of date and mintmark of the much celebrated Saint-Gaudens and Pratt's $2.50, $5, $10 and $20 gold coins is featured, with all new information on gold Proof coins. Each coin's characteristics are broken down into Strike, Luster, Color, Surfaces, and Eye Appeal, including rarity, total known by grade and values, and complimented by full color gold coin images. Significant Examples of each coin, auction appearances and prices realized also make a debut in this new edition.

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Jeff Ambio holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Cornell University and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. In addition to extensive cataloging and marketing experience, Jeff is a widely read numismatic author. His writings and articles are credited with groundbreaking work in the field and have appeared in numerous publications. Ambio is the author of the books Collecting & Investing Strategies for United States Gold Coins and Collecting & Investing Strategies for Walking Liberty Half Dollars. His fourth and most current book, Collecting & Investing Strategies for Barber Dimes, is the first comprehensive book published on this important series in nearly 10 years.

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