The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

Book - 2006
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"The preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field." --New York Times From one of the world's most knowledgeable coin dealers--a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission often quoted by theWall Street Journal--comes a thorough update of his consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Bestselling, award-winning authorScott A. Traverscombines insider information on the latest trends in coin collecting with his influentialHow to Make Money in Coins Right Now. Beautifully illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a full-color insert,The Coin Collector's Survival Manualis indispensable for seasoned collectors and novices alike. "One of the most important coin books ever written." --New York Times InTheCoin Collector's Survival Manualyou'll learn how to: • Understand coin grading systems • Detect altered, counterfeit, and doctored coins • Know when to buy and sell--and when not to • Buy coins through Internet auctions--and avoid the pitfalls • Safeguard and protect your coins from disaster BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER--NUMISMATIC LITERARY GUILD Praise forTheCoin Collector's Survival Manual: The book on rare coins "you can't afford to be without." --Newsweek "A book that should be read before a single coin is bought--and read again and again!" --Coin World BUY IT • USE IT • BECOME AN EXPERT™
Publisher: New York : House of Collectibles, c2006
Edition: 5th ed
ISBN: 9780375721274
Branch Call Number: 737.4 TRA
Characteristics: xxiv, 360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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