The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

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Bonus Books, 1996 - Coins - 218 pages
The Coin Collector's Survival Manual has been called "one of the most important coin books ever written" by The New York Times and has sold more than 80,000 copies. It has received four awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), including "Book of the Year", and was the only work ever to receive NLG's "Best Consumer Protection Book" award. Now revised to offer the most up-to-date information available.

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Contents

Refining Your Method of Looking at Coins
1
J Magnification and Lighting
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T Grading Services
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About the author (1996)

Scott Travers, former vice president of the American Numismatic Association, was called the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field" by "The New York Times," He is a contributor to all the leading coin publications and served as a coin valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission. He has been featured as a coin expert in "Barron's, Business Week, The WSJ, "and" MSNBC.

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