Coin Collecting Books
Coin collecting books are a must have for the serious coin collector, or anyone wanting to learn about the hobby. You can find coin books to cover a wide range of numismatic topics, from general interest coin collection books to books dedicated to specific types or denominations of coins.
Coin books are also available that teach 'Coin Grading' and how to spot 'Counterfeit coins'.
There are also coin collecting books geared toward children that are easy to understand and full of pictures to spark a child's interest in coin collecting.
To see a description of the books, hover your cursor over the word 'Description' next to each book below.
But wait! They didn't leave us out. Most coin books for adults also have great pictures.
One important coin collecting book is the 'Coin Price Guide'. There are many available but the most widely used by coin collectors is probably the Coin Collecting 'Red Book'.
Below is a list of some of the most popular coin books on the market listed by category.
Be sure to check out the first book on the list. It is one of the most important coin collecting books ever written about U.S. coinage and it is now available online for free.
Author: Neil S. Berman, Ron Guth
This is a great book for beginners and seasoned collectors alike. I own this book myself and whole-heartedly recommend it.
It is easy to read and understand with lots of information about all aspects of coin collecting.Description
Can't make heads or tails of numismatics? Welcome to a treasure-trove of information on numismatics ? or rather, coin collecting. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world's oldest hobby, covering topics such as how to decide which coins to collect, ways to protect them, buying and selling on the Internet, attending coin shows, to assembling and diversifying your collection.
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Author: Alan HerbertDescription
This handy guide is the essential tool for novice and intermediate coin collectors! First-time collectors gain valuable basics for a lifetime of enjoyable and successful collecting, while experienced collectors discover new tips to hone their skills.
Coin Collecting 101 covers the essentials of coin collecting at an affordable price collectors will love. This fully illustrated and indexed guide is an easy read for all ages, with all the details needed for skilled collecting. Grading, errors, current market factors, and glossary of terms are covered in chapters including How To Get Started, How does Coin Grading Work, Determining Coin Values, and Buying Coins on the Internet. Edited by one of the foremost authorities in numismatics, this supreme resource features the benefits of true experience and research.
Author: James F. RuddyDescription
Considered the most highly acclaimed and preferred of its kind, the newest edition of the universal coin-grading encyclopedia by James F. Ruddy showcases over 1000 enhanced coin-grading pictures and adjectival descriptions of regular issue U.S. coin types from 1793 to date. Designated in 1972 as an Official Grading Guide of the American Numismatic Association, Photograde is widely accepted as the most complete grading book ever printed. In fact, over 500,000 copies have been sold to date.
Author: Kenneth Bressett, Q. David BowersDescription
This is the official grading book of The American Numismatic Assocition.
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Author: PCGS - Professional Coin Grading ServiceDescription
This book illustrates and explains with precise descriptions and digital images how you can determine the exact condition of a coin.
Here is a coin grading volume so complete thatlike its author, PCGSit indeed sets the standard for grading coins.
Inside this illustrated guide you will find:
This detailed guide is the only book on the market that encompases so many facets of coin grading and counterfeit detection.
Author: R. S. Yeoman, Kenneth BressettDescriptionThe Official Red Book enters its 62nd year with no sign of slowing down! Americans nationwide look to this one-volume library to tell them how rare their coins are and how much they are worth. Collectors rely on it for its 700 full-color photographs and detailed technical data.
Author: R. S. Yeoman, Kenneth BressettDescriptionThe Blue Book has been the annual reference used by U.S. coin dealers to make buying offers since 1942. On the flip side of the coin, collectors use it to find out what dealers are paying. Its price listings offer a real-world look at the coin market, gathered from dealers around the country.
Author: Steve Otfinoski, Jack GrahamDescriptionA colorful, kid-friendly book to introduce children to a lifelong hobby, Coin Collecting for Kids encourages children to search for, save, and learn all about many different U.S. coins. Take a tour through the mint and save pennies from four different decades while learning about how coins are made. Slots on every page let kids collect birth-year coins, millennium coins, and twentieth-century coins. Lastly, a gatefold spread will accommodate all 50 wildly popular statehood quarters. Organized by release year, each slot lists the state's nickname, motto, flower, and bird.
Author: Margo RussellDescriptionActual Customer Review: Book is geared towards kids - not too complicated. But at the same time a comprehensive and informative read. I enjoyed reading it as a parent. The book includes The history of money, how coins are made, History of American coins, collecting basics, and care of the collection.
Author: Tammi Salzano, Dan JankowskiDescription
The Presidential One Dollar Coin Act of 2005 was passed to honor those who have served the US as Commander in Chief. You can share a piece of this history by starting your own coin collection! Four coins are issued each year (beginning in 2007.)
This sturdy folder contains storage for all coins that are and will be issued, as well as a full-color, 64 page book of presidential knowledge and trivia. Packed with biographical and political facts about 41 men who have shaped and changed the history of our country.
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