How to Make Money in Coins Right Now

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RANDOM HOUSE, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 317 pages
THE COIN FIELD'S TOP INSIDER OFFERS THE SECRETS TO SUCCESS!

Consumer advocate Scott A. Travers blows the lid off the coin industry while telling you how to make huge profits from small coins. Completely overhauled for the new millennium, this prize-winning guide shows you how to:

* make the most of your on-line experiences by understanding the perils and pitfalls of Internet coin auctions
* outsmart the grading services with secrets that could make you a fortune
* understand coin pricing and identify coins to buy and sell right now
* use America's 50-state quarters promotions to your advantage
* save money with tax-slashing strategies
* negotiate deals like a professional insider

Includes a never-before-published, tell-all interview with a veteran dealer!
 

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Contents

How to Think Likeand Bea Coin Collector
11
RiskA Candid Analysis
26
StateoftheArt Grading
38
The Secrets of Coin Pricing
93
Realizing a Profit Right Now
104
The Biggest Mistakes and How Not
127
Secrets of the Professional Graders
140
The Coins to Sell Right Now
174
The U S Mint and Its Onslaught
218
Myths and Fallacies and Bankrupt
231
Secrets of Cherrypicking
245
Insider Trading of Rare Coins
251
Coins and the Information
269
How to Submit Coins to Grading Services
293
Rare Coins as Securities
300
Copyright

The Coins to Buy Right Now
194

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About the author (2001)

SCOTT A. TRAVERS lends to beginners and professionals alike the incomparable value of his expertise, and he has created the ultimate resource on making money in coins. An award-winning author of numerous books, Travers is the president of Scott A. Travers Rare Coin Galleries, Inc., in New York City and has been featured in Barron's, BusinessWeek, and the Wall Street Journal.

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