Handbook of United States Coins: The Official Blue Book

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Whitman Pub Llc, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 240 pages
Containing mint records and wholesale prices for u.S. Coins from 1616 to the present time, including Colonials, Regular Issues, Commemoratives, Territorials, Gold, Proof Sets, and Mint Sets. Information on collecting coins - how coins are produced - mints and mint marks - grading of coins - location of mint marks - preserving coins - starting a collection - history of mints and interesting descriptions of all U.S. copper, nickel, silver and gold coins. Fully illustrated.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
PREFEDERAL ISSUES
17
FEDERAL ISSUES
28
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

He was the creator of The Red Book and The Blue Book, first published in the 1940's. He was a speaker, exhibit judge, an authority concerning U.S. and world coins, and the inventor of coin folders. He was a lifelong member of the ANA.

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