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Whitman Publishing releases new Q. David Bowers book on the secrets of smart coin-buying

October 8, 2017 in Books, Coins, Collecting, Education, Entertainment, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Tucker News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newest book by Q. David Bowers. Inside the Rare Coin Marketplace: Secrets to Being a Smart Buyer debuted October 1, 2017. The 320-page full-color volume is available online (including at the website of Whitman Publishing) and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide for $14.95.

Inside the Rare Coin Marketplace shares Bowers’s more than 60 years of experience as a coin collector, professional dealer, award-winning author and researcher, and past president of the American Numismatic Association. He tells how to build a meaningful and significant coin collection on any budget, for… Full article at the source>

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Numismatic Literature

October 26, 2016 in Books, Coins, Collecting, Education, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Rare Coins, Reference, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

When you first start collecting coins you will often hear the saying “buy the book before the coin.” This is said for a number of important reasons. Knowledge is an important part of numismatics and the hobby as a whole, and acquiring that knowledge can help collectors make informed decisions, which in the end can save money. A coin collector who does not invest some of his or her collecting budget in numismatic references is like a car buyer purchasing a car without a steering wheel.

Since references are so important in numismatics the references themselves also hold value, and can… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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Book Review: Making the Grade, 3rd Edition

January 30, 2014 in Books, Coin Grading, Coins, Education, Numismatica, Numismatics, USA Coins

Learn How to Grade Coins with Photos and Descriptions

By James Bucki January 28th, 2014 (http://coins.about.com/)

Coin World’s first-rate coin grading guide, Making the Grade is now published in its third edition. The book provides a visual guide into the world of grading United States coins. Written by Beth Deisher, this was her last project before she left her post as editor of Coin World in April 2012. The third edition is a vast improvement over the previous edition in that it covers 30 more series of coins and has a larger physical dimension that makes it easier to use.

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