One-Minute Coin Expert

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Random House Information Group, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 289 pages
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150 million Americans are finding a fortune in their pocket change!
The newly minted United States quarters have motivated 150 million Americans to collect coins. Newly revised and updated, the One-Minute Coin Expert includes everything a collector needs to know to find the treasures hidden in their pocket change.

• Highlights new coin varieties and pocket-change prizes described in depth and with detailed photos.
• Features a new chapter devoted the gold coin market, with guidelines for turning every market condition to your advantage. Also includes exciting news about discoveries of golden treasures buried at sea.
• Describes how to avoid the pitfalls of Internet coin auctions.
• Includes tips on handling, storing, grading, and trading coins like the professionals.

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Scott A. Travers, former vice president (1997–1999) of the American Numismatic Association, was called the “Ralph Nader of the numismatic world” by the New York Times. He has served as a coin valuation expert for the Federal Trade Commission. He appears regularly on television and radio and has been featured as a coin expert in hundreds of publications including Barron’s, Business Week, and the Wall Street Journal, as well as the leading coin-collecting publications. He is president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, in New York City.

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