Cool Coins: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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This book contains facts about collecting coins that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes background history of coins, metal used to make coins, Lydian & Ancient coins, the elements of a coin, the steps to making coins, types of collections and types of coins like uncirculated, proof, commemorative & bullion coins, the best places to research, find, buy or trade coins, how to grade coins, and how to organize, store and care for a coin collection. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.
 

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Contents

Its Time for Change
4
A Brief History of Coins
6
The Elements of a Coin
8
Making Money
10
How to Get Started
12
Collecting US Coins
15
Do Your Homework
20
Adding to Your Collection
24
Caring for Your Collection
26
Conclusion
30
Glossary
31
Index
32
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