The Insider's Guide to U.S. Coin Values, 21st Edition

The Insider's Guide to U.S. Coin Values, 21st Edition

by Scott A. Travers


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America’s #1 consumer advocate for coin hobbyists, collectors, and investors is Scott Travers. Now he has created a guide that provides comprehensive facts on all U.S. coins and a complete listing of the fair market value for your coins today. Plus, he teaches you how to play the lucrative global game of coin collecting and investing by including:

• How to identify valuable coins that are hiding in pocket change 
• Secrets of how to grade, trade, and preserve coins like the experts
• Current trends in the coin market and how to profit from trading coins
• The most complete coin price guide on the market today!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375723728
Publisher: Diversified Publishing
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 215,760
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

SCOTT A. TRAVERS, former vice-president of the American Numismatic Association, has served as a coin valuation expert for the Federal Trade Commission. He appears regularly on national television, radio, and in print, including such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and Business Week, as a coin expert. He is the president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries, LLC, in New York City.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 You Can be an Expert 7

Chapter 2 A Fortune in Pocket Change 16

Chapter 3 Making the Grade in Coins 65

Chapter 4 Putting a Value On Your Coins 72

Chapter 5 Marketplace Psychology 211

Chapter 6 How You Can Make Big Profits From Small Coins 219

Chapter 7 How to Cash in Those Big Profits 234

Chapter 8 Scott Travers' Secret Top Twelve 243

Chapter 9 The Dazzle of Gold, the Sparkle of Silver 254

Appendix A Coin Specifications 269

Appendix B Where to Look for Mint Marks 280

Epilogue 282

About the Author 285

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