Guide to Coin Collecting

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Harper Collins, Apr 1, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 160 pages
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From America's leading experts, your ultimate Guide to Coin Collecting

From the change in your pocket to the history of famous silver dollars, from understanding mintmarks and pedigree to assessing condition and grade, this is the only book you'll need to become a first-class coin collector. Whether you're just starting out or looking to expand your current collection, you will receive priceless practical knowledge and expert advice on:

  • Finding and identifying coins
  • Caring for and exhibiting your collection
  • Understanding collecting terms
  • Verifying authenticity
  • Using internet resources

And much more!


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David L. Ganz, the "father of the state quarter program," is a nationally recognized numismatics expert. He is a life fellow of the American Numismatic Society and has long been involved with the American Numismatic Association, of which he was the 48th president, as well as the Annual Assay Commission, and the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee. Ganz is also the author of many books on collecting and numismatics, including World of Coins & Coin Collecting, The Official Guide to America’s State Quarters, and The Official Guide to Commemorative Coins.

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