The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

The Coin Collector's Survival Manual

[how to Make Money in Coins Right Now]

Book - 2010
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Revised and Updated for the Gold Rush
From one of the world's most knowledgeable coin dealers-a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission who is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal -comes a thorough update of the most-trusted consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a full-color insert, The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Seventh Edition nbsp;is indispensable for seasoned collectors and novices alike.nbsp;
This substantially revised edition of the Coin Collector's Survival Manual includes revised chapters that focus on legal and financial advice for buying and selling coins, and a new chapter on the most secure way to detect coins that have been "doctored."nbsp;
You will learn how to:
* Avoid scams when buying and selling gold
* Understand the new coin grading system
* Detect altered, counterfeit, and doctored coins
* Know how high gold and silver coins will climb in value
* Buy coins through Internet auctions-and avoid the pitfalls
* Safeguard and protect your coins from disaster

Scott Travers , former vice president of the American Numismatic Association, was called the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field" by The New York Times . He is a contributor to all the leading coin publications and served as a coin valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission. He has been featured as a coin expert in Barron's, Business Week, The WSJ, MSNBC and TODAY.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : House of Collectibles, c2010.
Edition: 7th ed.
ISBN: 9780375723391
Branch Call Number: 737. 4 TRA 2010
Characteristics: xxviii, 401 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.


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