"...a treasure trove of information on numismatics." (Stamp & Coin Mart
, July 2011).
"After reading this guide you will understand the basics about ancient coins, US coins and world coins." (Stamp & Coin Mart, September 2011)
From the Back Cover
Covers the essentials of coin collecting at an affordable price
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