A Guide Book of United States Coins: The Official Red Book

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Whitman Pub Llc, Jun 1, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 384 pages
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A brief history of American coinage, early American coins and tokens, early mint issues, regular mint issues, proofs, private, state and territorial gold, silver and gold commemorative issues, patterns, hard times tokens.

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This book is bigger than it looks easy to read and lots of pictures of coins. Very informative on the history of coins. Read full review

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I ordered this coin book to get current prices of coins I was ready to buy.It gave me a good starting point to see what coins were more valuable so I didn't go over their current worth, it has saved me hundreds of dollars.And the book itself was reasonable priced. Read full review

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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.

Bressett has served as editor on several coin books.

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