Neil S. Berman, ‎Ron Guth – Coin Collecting For Dummies (2nd edition)
Published: 2008-01-03 | ISBN: 0470222751 | PDF | 384 pages | 23 MB


Can’t make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world’s oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection.
The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history and geography, develop organizational and observational skills, and learn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it. And you’ll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins, world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets your numismatic juices flowing. Discover how to:
Start your collection correctly
Evaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and more
Buy interesting coins without breaking the bank
Locate rare and expensive coins
Get savvy about avoiding fakes
Get the whole family involved in your collection
Develop a buying strategy
Clean and handle coins safely
Keep your collection secure at home and on the road
Investigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coins
Create complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or gold U.S. coins
When it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is right on the money!


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