Getting started in coin collecting is as easy as 1, 2, 3 when you get your advice straight from the Answer Man of coin collecting, Alan Herbert. In this exciting new book you get everything you need to know about collecting U.S. coins, whether you're in it for the pure enjoyment of building a collection you can be proud of, looking for help in identifying the coins you've inherited from grandpa, fascinated by the historical side of coins, or seeking ways to maybe make a profit from a favorite hobby.
Topics covered in this easy-to-follow coin primer
- What is my coin worth?
- Why to avoid cleaning coins
- Proof coins, proof and mint sets
- Commemorative coins
- Grading coins
- Coins as investments
- Bullion coins
Plus, you'll discover more than 100 questions and answers about U.S. coins, including many little-known facts.