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"After reading this guide you will understand the basics about ancient coins, US coins and world coins." (Stamp & Coin Mart, September 2011)
Spend wisely — and then keep your collection in mint condition
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 andselling on the Internet, attending coin shows, to assembling and diversifying your collection.
Discover how to:
Store your collection correctly
Understand how age affects value
Locate rare and expensive coins
Get savvy with avoiding fakes
Get kids or loved ones involved
This book is a good investment for beginning and learning collectors of coins. It covered more points of interest than I expected!Published 4 months ago by Gary Keyser
this book is a must read for any begining coin collector it can help them to not make any major misteps in this hobby which like any hobby that involves money can cost you a lot of... Read morePublished 6 months ago by new collector
There is a ton of information on all kinds of U. S. and also on world coins, well worth it.Published 8 months ago by Bruce R Luebke
I am one of the newbies the authors had in mind when they wrote this book.
Thanks for a place to start.