The Insider's Guide to Coins Values 2009

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Random House, Nov 25, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 238 pages
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America’s #1 consumer advocate for coin hobbyists, collectors, and investors is Scott Travers. His mission is to make sure you never fall prey to unscrupulous buyers or sellers. Now he has created a guide that provides comprehensive facts on all U.S. coins, advice on collecting trends, and a complete listing of the fair market value for your coins today. Plus, he teaches you to be the expert with information on:

*Understanding coin grades and what they mean in dollars and cents for collectors
*The advantages of a “certified coin” from a grading service
*Essential specifications—diameter, weight, composition, edge, and designers—for popular U.S. coins
*Comprehensive listings of coin periodicals

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About the author (2008)

Scott A. Travers, one of the most influential coin dealers in the world, served as Vice President (1997-1999) of the congressionally chartered, non-profit American Numismatic Association. His name is familiar to readers everywhere as the author of seven bestselling books on coins, including The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, How to Make Money in Coins Right Now, Travers' Rare Coin Investment Strategy, The Investor's Guide to Coin Trading, Scott Travers’ Top 88 Coins to Buy & Sell, The Insider’s Guide to U.S. Coin Values, and One-Minute Coin Expert, which has been called "the most important book of its kind ever written." His expert opinions are often sought by such publications as The Wall Street Journal and Business Week, and he served as a coin valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission. A frequent guest on radio and television programs, Scott Travers has won awards and gained an impressive reputation as a forceful consumer advocate for the coin-buying public. He is president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, in New York.

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