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This book offers advice and information on how to enjoy the hobby of coin collecting with many "how-to" sections on the cleaning of coins to tips on mailing coins, grading hints and tips on 13 types of coins, 16 pages of resources including numismatic terms and definitions, acronyms and recommended reading. The book concludes with rules of thumb, a glossary and a Q & A section. Illustrated with black and white images.

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Few Books have taken the coin-collecting community by storm like the Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties. This handy book tells you how to cherrypick rare coins – how to examine a collection of otherwise normal coins, looking for unusual characteristics: doubled and tripled dies, overdates, repunched mintmark's, and other factors that can reveal a common coins to be a rare and valuable variety. Illustrated; 486 pages. By Bill Fivaz and J. T. Stanton. Forward by Q. David Bowers

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Lavishly illustrated in full color, A Guide Book of Shield and Liberty Head Nickels features enlargements for important overdates and other varieties, plus actual-size photographs of every coin in the Shield and Liberty Head series. These popular coins are given the famous Bowers treatment: insightful study, lots of fascinating historical background, and good storytelling. Certified and field populations, historical and current market values, and auction records add to the book's reference value. The chapter on five-cent pattern pieces, with brand-new research from experts in the field, is alone worth the "price of admission"! Four special illustrated galleries round out the text with a rollicking ride through the history of America's favorite coin-from nickelodeons to "a good five-cent cigar"; from ice cream cones at Coney Island to silent movies "Down at the Bijou Dream." Full color throughout; illustrated.

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Few books have excited the coin-collecting community like the Cherrypickers’ Guide. Since the first edition burst onto the scene in 1990, thousands of hobbyists have been searching for the rare die varieties described inside. This handy book tells you how to “cherrypick”—that is, how to examine coins that look normal at first glance, but have unusual characteristics: doubled and tripled dies, overdates, repunched mintmarks, and other features that can reveal a common coin to be a rare and valuable variety. With the close-up photographs and descriptions inside, you’ll learn exactly what to look for. That kind of knowledge truly is power!