9781566251495

The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

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    9781566251495

  • ISBN10:

    1566251494

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: Bonus Books
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Author Biography

Scott A. Travers is a regular contributor to numismatic periodicals, and his expert opinions are often sought by Barron's, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, and the Federal Trade Commission. A frequent guest on television and radio talk shows, Mr. Travers has gained an impressive reputation not only as a coin expert, but also as a forceful consumer advocate for the coin-buying public. He is president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, in New York City

Table of Contents

Preface to the First through Third Editions xv
Preface to the Fourth Edition xvii
Introduction xxi
Refining Your Method of Looking at Coins
1(8)
Magnification and Lighting
9(6)
The Grading of United States Coins
15(40)
Grading Services
55(48)
How to Tell Proof from Prooflike
103(8)
Altered and Counterfeit coins
111(16)
How to Get the Most out of the Price Guides
127(18)
The Coin Dealer
145(8)
Buying Coins on the Internet and by Mail
153(26)
The Role of the Coin Convention
179(12)
How to Sell Your Coins
191(16)
Cleaning Coins
207(12)
How to Choose the Right Coin Holder
219(8)
Safekeeping
227(20)
Appendices
A Value Chart for United States and Canadian Silver Coins
236(4)
B Value Chart for Commonly Traded United States and World Gold Coins
240(6)
C Specifications for American Eagle Silver and Gold Bullion Coins
246(1)
Glossary 247(8)
Index 255

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