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Best Coin Books Everyone Should Read

Looking for the best Coin books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. A Guide Book of United States Coins: Mega Red (2019)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThe fifth edition of Mega Red is the new expanded version of the hobby s best-selling Guide Book of United States Coins, with more pricing in more grades than the regular edition, plus certified population data, more die varieties, more auction records, and a special in-depth feature on U.S. quarter dollars, 1796 to date. 1,504 pages Nearly 9,000 items priced in up to 13 grades each Tens of thousands of individual values and auction records Thousands of full-color photographs New content and features #41,455 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #45…
Author(s): Q. David Bowers

2. Coin Collecting For Dummies (2008)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadCan’t make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world’s oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection. The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history…
Author(s): Neil S. Berman, Ron Guth

3. A Hand Book of United States Coins 2020 (Handbook of United States Coins (Blue Book)) (2019)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadNEW The 77th edition includes a 16-page full-color exploration of America s patriotic silver coins of World War II! Whitman Publishing debuted the Handbook of United States Coins in 1942. It was the first unbiased, authoritative resource showing how much coin dealers were paying on average to buy U.S. coins by type, date, and mintmark. The groundbreaking new book was an immediate hit, popular with dealers and collectors alike. For more than 75 years coin dealers have used the OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK® (as it came to be known) to make buying offers. As a collector, you can use it to find out how much your coins are worth! The Blue Book s price…
Author(s): Jeff Garrett

4. Coin Collecting – Newbie Guide To Coin Collecting: The ABC’s Of Collecting – Including Gold, Silver and Rare Coins: What Every Investor Must Know (2017)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThe long term appreciation for high quality rare coins have achieved returns exceeding those of the major equity indices. Looking back over the past 40 years, rare coins have had a compounded (IRR) rate of return greater than 11%, while the DJIA and S&P500 indices have grown at rates less than 7%. These are important facts. Even if you just want to learn the basics of coin collecting, knowing how valuable coins are is important In this book we will examine coin collecting from the beginner’s view to the investors view. Coins are becoming more and more valuable and thousands are…
Author(s): Sommer MBA, Sam

5. Coin: Coin Grading Tips Charts And Price Guide (2017)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadCoins to look for, coin charts to help determine the coin value. I have used Canadian coins for examples in this book. Coin collecting is a hobby widely enjoyed by adults passed down to the younger generation. Whether your collecting coins for the rich history of the coin (Historical event) or the beautifully engraved art. Coins are an investment always going up in value. Making it the perfect gift for any occasion. Resulting in a lifetime of enjoyment, passion, and excitement #392,737 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #227 in Antique & Collectible Coins & Medals (Books) #13420 in Crafts & Hobbies (Books) #701…
Author(s): James A York

6. 2019 US Error Coin Guide: Unsupassed and Comprehensive (2018)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThis guide is comprehensive and unsurpassed in presenting the most error coins containing: • doubled die errors • off center errors • striking errors • planchet errors, • re-punched mint marks • variations All coin errors listed have been certified by the most well-known encapsulation services and sold by major auction houses. Modern-day coin error listings with photographs and values at auction are included. Do you have one of the modern-day valuable coin errors that may still be located in circulation worth thousands of dollars?…
Author(s): Stan McDonald

7. A Handbook of United States Coins Blue Book 2019 (The Official Blue Book of United States Coins) (2018)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThe Handbook of United States Coins debuted in 1942 as a resource showing how much coin dealers were paying on average to buy U.S. coins by type, date, and mintmark. For more than 75 years coin dealers have used the BLUE BOOK to make buying offers. As a collector, you can use it to find out how much your coins are worth! The price listings offer a real-world look at the coin market, gathered from dealers around the country. The new 76th edition includes updated prices, special features, and many new photos. Coverage includes colonial and early American coins, federal coins, commemoratives, Proof sets, die varieties, private and…
Author(s): R. S. Yeoman, Kenneth Bressett

8. 2020 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 (2019)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadImpressive in size, scope and detail unparalleled in the market, the 2020 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, provides the most compelling and complete catalog to 20th Century coins in the world. You've come to rely on this mammoth reference for the most up-to-date pricing and coin detail, as well as the most complete and insightful review of available and collectable world coins. A worldwide network of 120 experts continues to uncover collector coin issues never before published. For the collector or researcher attempting to identify world coins, this is the perfect single source. Inside this one-of-a-kind…
Author(s): Tracy L Schmidt, Thomas Michael

9. MEGA RED: A Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe 4th Edition (The Official Red Book) (2018)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThe fourth edition of MEGA RED is the latest expanded version of the hobby s best-selling Red Book (more than 24 million copies sold since 1946). With pages 30% larger than the regular edition s, and weighing in at 1,504 pages (more than three times the page count), the new Deluxe Edition MEGA RED includes more historical information, extensive grading instructions with enlarged illustrations, a special 294-page in-depth feature on 222 years of U.S. ten-cent coins (Draped Bust, Capped Bust, Liberty Seated, Barber, Mercury, and Roosevelt dimes), and valuable essays on collecting and investing…
Author(s): R. S. Yeoman, Kenneth Bressett

10. A Guide Book of United States Coins 2020 (2019)

 Best Coin Books Everyone Should ReadThe Large Print Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins gives you all the content from the regular edition, shown 45% bigger! The Official Red Book® has been published since 1946, and coin collectors and dealers have bought more than 24 million copies over the years. They benefit from its combination of grade-by-grade values, history, detailed specifications, sharp full-color photographs, accurate mintage data, auction records, and other valuable information. You might have questions like, What is this old coin? or How rare are my coins? and How much is my coin worth? The Red Book…
Author(s): Jeff Garrett

Best Coin Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some coin books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Toward An Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams

Author(s): Graeber, David
Publisher: Macmillan distributor, Palgrave Macmillan, Year: Dec. 2001, Size: 437 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2417879

Julia Augusta: Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire

Author(s): Tracene Harvey
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 25 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2494799

How to DeFi

Author(s): CoinGecko; Lau, Darren; Lau, Daryl; Teh, Sze Jin; Kho, Kristian; Azmi, Erina; Lee, TM; Ong, Bobby
Publisher: CoinGecko, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 2542150

The Early Seleukids, Their Gods and Their Coins

Author(s): Erickson, Kyle
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (CAM);Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2653307

From Caesar to Augustus: Using Coins as Sources (Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World)

Author(s): Rowan, Clare
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2019;2018, Size: 11 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2758367

24 Gold Coins: Life Changing Success Experiences and Messages of Hope

Author(s): Kamran Siddiqui
Publisher: Nigarshat Publishers, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2329716

Money and Coinage in the Middle Ages

Author(s): Rory Naismith (ed.)
Publisher: Brill, Year: 2019, Size: 213 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2349154

Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers: The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic C. 800-1050

Author(s): Jacek Gruszczynski
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2019, Size: 24 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2367730

The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity Enhance Your Mental Health with the Power of Coincidence

Author(s): Chris Mackey
Publisher: Watkins Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 491 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2403003

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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