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Last Updated April 18, 2013
Cherrypickers’ Guide: 5th Edition, Volume II
Autographed by Ken Potter
Whitman Publishing is releasing a new,
expanded, and updated volume of the award-winning Cherrypickers’ Guide to
Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins. The fifth edition, volume II,
covers half dimes to silver and modern dollars, plus gold dollars through double
eagles, commemoratives, and bullion. It will be available in November 2011,
online (including at www.Whitman.com), and from booksellers, hobby shops, and
coin dealers nationwide, for $39.95.
Longtime die-variety specialist Ken Potter has joined the Cherrypickers’ team as editor of the new volume, working with the book’s original creators, Bill Fivaz and J.T. Stanton.
“Cherrypicking” involves examining coins that look normal at first glance, but have unusual characteristics (like doubled and tripled dies, overdates, and repunched mintmarks) that can reveal a common coin to be a rare and valuable variety. The Cherrypickers’ Guide includes close-up photographs and descriptions to guide the reader, plus market information and values in multiple grades, for more than 780 varieties. Appendices include essays on types of doubling, how to examine your coins, Proof set varieties, collector clubs, recommended reading, and other beginner and advanced topics.
Accurate pricing was an important goal for editor Ken Potter. “We coordinated our pricing with input from dealers, collectors, and other hobby experts and specialists,” said Potter. “For each variety we studied retail prices, coin-show activity, and real-world auction results, in detail, in order to report the most accurate values possible.”
The new volume is 32 pages longer than the fourth edition, with more than 100 new varieties. “Most of the additions are within the popular modern series,” said Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker. “We have new Mercury dimes, more than a dozen each of new Roosevelt dimes and Kennedy half dollars, two dozen new Washington quarters, including State and National Park varieties, and new modern dollars. The entire bullion section is new, covering silver, gold, and platinum coins. And we’ve included additional varieties in the older coinage series, as well.”
Preorder now and get a copy autographed by me.
From Krause Publications ...
Strike It Rich
With Pocket Change
Error Coins Bring Big Money
by Brian Allen & Ken Potter
Autographed by Ken Potter
Have you ever knowingly
spent $100 on a candy bar or $50 on a soft drink? As ludicrous as the concept
sounds, the authors, Ken Potter and Dr. Brian Allen suggest that there is no
doubt you have unintentionally done this numerous times without even knowing it,
contending that there are just as many valuable coins in circulation today as
there were 50 years ago. As more collectors and general coin enthusiasts are
drawn to the treasure-hunt appeal of error and variety coins, interest in
everyday coins is increasing as people take a closer look at the change in their
The U.S. Mint's popular state, territorial and America The Beautiful quarter programs and the introduction of the Westward Journey nickels (in 2004-5) and a new dollar coin series has produced new discoveries and has generated greater attention and interest from the public.
Thus the need for an updated version of this book, which helps make sense of it all and gives greater meaning to phrases including "Doubled Die," "Repunched Mintmark," "Double Edge-Lettering," "Misaligned Clashed Die" and "Die Dents."
In this new edition of Strike It Rich with Pocket Change readers learn about the different types of errors and varieties and how to spot them in varying types of coins, using the unique and useful combination of nearly 1000 photos and illustrations comparing properly minted coins with their error counterparts. In addition, the authors' insights help dispel common myths about error and variety coins.
Among the coins included in the listings are Lincoln Memorial cents, Jefferson nickels, Roosevelt dimes, Washington quarters, John F. Kennedy half dollars, state quarters and all the dollar coins issued since the Eisenhower dollar through the current Presidential dollars. While the listings focus on the more valuable rare coins, the principles discussed throughout this book can be applied when researching and inspecting any coin for possible errors.
The book can be found in book stores such as Barnes & Noble, Borders, Amazon.com, and many numismatic book and supply dealers. An autographed copy may be ordered direct from Ken Potter by sending $19.99 plus $3.99 shipping to P.O. Box 760232, Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Special: $9.99 + $3.99 Shipping/Ins.
The Authoritative Reference On Lincoln
The Authoritative Reference On Lincoln Cents Second Edition by John Wexler and Kevin Flynn issued at the end of 2009. 8-1/2 x 11 Soft cover 446 pages Price $44.95.
United States Paper Money Errors
A Comprehensive Catalog & Price Guide
New 3rd Edition
By Dr. Frederick J. Bart
Rarely is there a time when errors are celebrated more, than in coin and paper money collecting! This new edition of the supreme guide to U.S. error notes contains new error note discoveries, and helps you make the most of your paper money collecting and investing efforts with identifying details and updated pricing information. Review the photos, pricing and descriptions to accurately identify notes, while enjoying the revised "Insights and Incidents" features and your paper money collecting experiences will never be the same.
The Cherrypickers' Guide
To Rare Die Varieties
Fifth Edition -- Volume One
by J.T. Stanton & Bill Fivaz
Its finally here! The Cherrypickers" Guide To Rare Die Varieties, 5th Edition - Volume-1by Bill Fivaz & J.T. Stanton. Its finally here! This long awaited book covers important die varieties known on United States coins from the Half Cent through Jefferson Nickels (the balance of denominations are covered in the 4th Edition -- Volume 2. It spans 365 pages with well over one-thousand photos. It contains important information including the value of the coins, rarity, interest factors, cross reference listing numbers and a description of where to best view the variety. It also contains important chapters on the Minting Process, Other Forms of Doubling and the Classification of Doubled dies. Spiral Bound.
List Price $39.99
Our Price -- $29.95
Special Price -- $16.00
of U.S. and Colonial Coins
Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins (754 pgs.!!) Everybody should own this massive textbook! We now have a used copy of this high-demand hard to find book! It is essentially near-mint. However, as many of these books from one of the later printing were, it has a section of the book that is not bound (glued) into the binding as well as it should have been. However, other than just three or four pages, the entire section (and all others) are very tight. While not a flawless, near-mint copy, it is far better than some ragged copies that I've seen that are falling all apart and held together with rubber bands and still being offered in the $150 range! Very Nice Used Copy (Near Mint) $225.00
The Authoritative Reference on Commemorative Coins
by Kevin Flynn
Published 2008; 361 Pages.
The primary objective of this book is to create a detailed historical account surrounding the images used on commemorative coins struck between 1892 and 1954. The secondary objective is to present all Mint and National Archive documents related to the commemorative coins. The book also presents information to help determine rarity, scarcity, the values of the coins; it includes the number struck, melted, certified population counts from PCGS and NGC, and reported sales from Heritage Coin Gallery. For each commemorative coin the striking characteristics and wear points are presented. Regular $39.95 -- Our Price $34.95
The Jefferson Nickel Analyst
The RPM Book - Lincoln Cents 2nd edition, by James Wiles, Ph.D. The updated continuation of John Wexler and Tom Miller's work of the original RPM Book. This one covers all the Lincoln cents. This book is over 300 pages, is spiral bound in 8-1/2 x 11 inch portrait format. Nice Used Copy $125.00
An Indexed Guide Book Of
Silver Art Bars - Fifth Edition
Over 350 8-1/2 x 11" pages
Long out of print and difficult to find, the 5th edition was finally back as a limited-run 2008 reprint that in itself is now sold out and difficult to find. The book was again reprinted in a very limited edition in 2011 with just a few of those left today.
The book was originally published by J Archie Kidd and edited by Steve M. Rood in 1991 and and reprinted with a new cover, a few corrections and some added color plated for enameled bars in early 2008 at which point it sold out in just weeks. It contains over 3,700 photos and listings for over 6,000 art bars, varieties, errors and cancelled dies. it offers prices and mintage figures (when known) and other historical information that a collector of these miniature pieces if art may want to know. This book is highly sought after and difficult to find!
If you own the sixth edition of this book -- this is the Volume 1 Companion Book that goes with it. You need both the 5th & the 6th to have it all.
5th edition with soft cover 8-1/2 x 11" Currently Sold Out*
5th edition as above with heavy gauge clear vinyl covers to protect the original covers Currently Sold Out*
5th edition digest size 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" (easier to carry to shows) Currently Sold Out*
Limit one copy per household no matter which version you buy
*We May Have More Of These In The Future
An Indexed Guide Book Of
Silver Art Bars
New 6th Edition!
An Indexed Guide Book Of Silver Art Bars 6th edition . It lists all the new bars that have been produced since the 5th edition in 1991 and a number that were missed in the 5th edition! It was published by J Archie Kidd and edited by Nancy Yee. Photos and listings for thousands of art bars, varieties, errors and cancelled dies. It offers prices and mintage figures (when known) and other historical information that a collector of these miniature pieces if art may want to know. Please note that this book does not duplicate what was in the 5th edition, it is a continuation from the 5th.
Our Price $49.95
Price Guide Of Silver Art Bars
New 2009 1st Edition!
Over 140 8-1/2 x 11"pages!
This is the 2009 first edition of The International Association Of Silver Art Collectors Price Guide Of Silver Art Bars! It contains up-to-date prices for all the bars that are illustrated in the 5th and 6th editions of An Indexed Guide Book Of Silver Art Bars that were released last year! So that there is no confusion, the guide is strictly an updated price guide and contains no illustrations.
Guide Book of Lincoln Cents/ Official Red Book by Q. David Bowers. Generations of coin collectors have grown up with the Lincoln cent. Now, as the coin nears its 100th anniversary (and the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth), Q. David Bowers provides a detailed study of this great American classic—our longest-running coin series. The book includes history, grading, varieties, a thorough market analysis for each date and mintmark, and a special appendix on error coins. Bowers even gives a sneak preview of what the U.S. Mint has in store with a 2009 redesign.304 pages. Full color. 6 x 9. Soft cover. Regular Prices $19.95 Special $12.50
Unusual World Coins 5th Edition. This book has coverage of over 400 years of micro-nation coinage, fantasy issues (such as Middle Earth - Lord of the Rings), medieval fair coinage, historical fantasy and pretender issues. There are also new listings for experimental Euro coins tested prior to conversion and medallic Euro coins from non-Euro countries. Listings contain up-to-date pricing in up to five grades of condition, as well as detailed identification information and hundreds of illustrations, making identification fast and easy. Inside, collectors will find everything from old fantasy favorites like Sealand and Atlantis to new medallic issues from globally recognized land-based countries. Listings contain up-to-date pricing and identification data for micro-nation coinage, fantasy issues, medieval fair coinage, experimental Euros and more. Heavily illustrated with detailed descriptions for easy identification. Thousands of coins that appear in no other reference. Soft cover. 624 pages. $35.95
Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide Volume 1 2nd ed., 1856-1858; by Snow 127 pages. A must for all variety collectors. Spiral bound, with rarity scale. This important volume is the most detailed work on the popular Flying Eagle series ever published. The popular 1856 Flying Eagle is covered more extensively here than anywhere else. Each known die pair is listed with detailed images. Sections on the history of the development of the Flying Eagle design as well the production and collecting of these coins is included. The 1857 multi-denominational die clashes are given a detailed section with unique composite images showing the locations of the clashes. The 1858 Pattern cents, which include the popular 1858 Indian Head cents are listed with all new information. This section is the culmination of 15 years of research by Rick Snow and contains a wealth of information not available elsewhere. Regular $35.00. Sale Price $27.50
Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide Volume 2 2nd ed., 1859-1869; by Snow 133 pages. This important volume is the most detailed work on the popular Indian Cent series ever published. The work describes the Indian Cents of the popular Civil War years and first half of the Reconstruction era. The history and events surrounding the coinage is detailed for every year. All premium varieties are listed with large images and detailed descriptions. Rarity-interest factor rating are given as well. All proofs are detailed with all known dies pairs described. Important discoveries by Rick Snow are presented in this large format book. All patterns are described and detailed like nowhere else. Regular $35.00. Sale Price $27.50
Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Attribution Guide, 2nd edition. This book combines the planned Vol. 3 and Vol. 4 into one volume. It is 188 pages (+12 pages of introduction) and is fully illustrated. All premium value varieties from 1870 through to 1889 are covered. Historical information about the Indian Cent, the economics surrounding them and the great changes in our country during this time are included. Information regarding counterfeits of certain years is also included. $35.00.
Elite Clashed Morgan Dollars
by Mark Kimpton M.D.
photos by Leroy C. Van Allen
Elite Clashed Morgan Dollars written by Mark Kimpton with photos by Leroy C. Van Allen. This 147 page book offer hundreds of photographs, descriptions, rarity estimates and values for many clashed Morgan Dollars. 8-1/2" x 11 soft cover. $24.95
on Eisenhower Dollars
by John Wexler, Bill Crawford and Kevin Flynn.
Over 200 8-1/2"x11" pages replete with hundreds of photographs of known varieties; pricing, a history of the series, grading and other interesting facts make this the most compressive effort on the series to date! This is essentially a reprint of the first edition with a date by date analysis of the Ike dollar added. Regular Retail Soft Cover $34.95 -- Our Sale Price $27.95
This is a MINT COPY of the RARE 2007 MSNS 50th Anniversary Commemorative Cover edition of A Guide Book Of United States Coins by R. S. Yeoman, edited by Kenneth Bressett. It is in Mint condition taken right out of a case and handed to me by a MSNS official. 600 of these were printed with 48 lost in transit by UPS on the way to Michigan and another 25 lost to water damage at C. Louise Jewelers (Coin Shop) where they were stored for several days prior to the convention. These were given to attendees of the MSNS 50th Anniversary Banquet with the overage sold to members until they were gone. $175.00
Treasure Hunting Franklin And
Kennedy Half Dollar Doubled Dies
by John Wexler and Kevin Flynn
This 160-page book features the best of the Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollar doubled die varieties with detailed descriptions, including the Class. Detailed die markers are provided for the obverse and reverse and Cross-references are given for CONECA, Cherrypickers' and Breen when known. Well-illustrated (approximately 1000 photos), with six to seven photos for each variety and includes a value guide. And much, much more! 8-1/2 x 11 page size.
Regular retail -- $34.95 -- Our Sale Price $27.95
Detecting Counterfeit Gold Coins by Lonesome John Devine. This is the one and only -- the original -- Detecting Counterfeit Gold Coins by Lonesome John Devine! Tens of thousands of counterfeits exist on the popular coin types now being placed in portfolios every day! With a focus on the universally popular subject of counterfeit gold coins, Devine examines the diagnostics of many individual U.S. and foreign coins; numerous dates of U.S. $1, $2-1/2, $3, $5, $10 & $20 gold coins are explored, the Canadian 1967 $20 gold, British Sovereigns, French, Netherlands, Russian, Mexican, Swiss and other counterfeits are fully examined and illustrated by Devine's world renowned photography. You'll learn more here about the diagnostic features found on counterfeit gold than in any other book ever written on the subject! We Are The Exclusive Distributor Of This Book. They are new and sealed in plastic. $14.95
Die Variety Attribution Books
Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Die Varieties by Steve & Flynn -- 230 pages. This book covers many newer varieties not found in the out-of-print Snow book. 3 Ring Binder Format (Comes complete with Binder and Pages Factory Sealed) Regular $35.95 - Our Price $24.95. Regular Soft Cover $44.95 Sale Price $34.95`
Flying Eagle, Indian Cent, Two Cent, Three Cent Doubled Dies by Kevin Flynn. 174 pages chock full of the most up-to-date information you need to keep abreast of the doubled dies on these series. RARE Hardcover version! Regular price $75.00 Our price $65.00, Spiral Bound Soft cover $29.95
Treasure Hunting in the Flying Eagle and Indian Head Cent Series (pocket size book) by Kevin Flynn $24.95
Here is a look at a couple of pages from the book
stop to think about it -- finding just one coin that is listed in this book
-- will pay for the book many times over!"
The Quick Reference to
the Top Lincoln Cent Die Varieties by Wagnon, Peterson, Flynn. This neat spiral bound 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" pocket book
contains 144 pages crammed full of the pertinent information needed to identify and price
what what the authors feel are the top Lincoln cent varieties (there are a few more than
100 listed in this book).
By eliminating most of the typical introductory type chapters that are often included in larger format books (such as those that go into great detail diagnosing how varieties are created, how to tell die doubling apart from lesser forms of doubling, etc.), this book cuts past the repetitive clutter and delves right into the variety listings.
Additionally, by reducing text size and the wise cropping images, the authors were able to present images at a size that are large and easy to view -- showing every single variety to best advantage. In fact, most of the images in this book are far superior to the tiny images found in the Cherrypickers' Guide To Rare Die Varieties! In effect, it is an excellent companion to the CPG where a collector wants to get a better look at what many of those varieties really look like -- plus it includes some better varieties missed in the CPG! When you stop to think about it -- finding just one coin that is listed in this book -- will pay for the book many times over!
Each variety includes a brief description of what it is and what to look for, Wexler listing numbers (for the most part), cross reference listing numbers to Cherrypickers' Guide and CONECA, a rarity guide, an ANACS population report, values and an additional comments section.
This book was designed for easy carrying to conventions and shops where other larger format books become cumbersome and heavy to lug around. It's the type of book you can throw into your suite coat pocket (or the back pocket of you jeans) and forget it's there until you need it! Covering varieties spanning from 1909 through 1997, the regular retail price on this book is $24.95. It is now out-of-print and getting hard to find.
We have purchased one of the author's entire remaining supply and will offer the book at a discount until the supply grows low (at which point we will raise it to $24.95 again). $19.95
The Comprehensive Guide To Lincoln Cent Repunched Mint Marks - Volume 1 Wheat Cents 1909 to 1939 by John A. Wexler, Brian Allen and John W. Bordner. 224 pages of detailed listings! Outstanding photography! $34.95
The RPM Book - Lincoln Cents 2nd edition, by James Wiles, Ph.D. New and updated continuation of John Wexler and Tom Miller's work of the original RPM Book. This one covers all the Lincoln cents. This book is over 300 pages, is spiral bound in 8-1/2 x 11 inch portrait format. Now Out Of Print and very difficult to find! The covers are a bit shop-worn but that is the way they always came. Sold Out -- Wanted
The Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Wexler (the Stanton Reprint of this classic is now out of print) SOLD - Wanted
The Complete Guide To Lincoln Cents by David W. Lange. This is by far one of the best books available on the Lincoln Cent. David Lange is one of the premier authors today. Now available is the 2005 printing with greatly improved photographs. There is no other reference on the subject that matches this work. 364 pages, 8.5" x 11", soft bound. (Note: the books from this printing come right out of the cases new with covers that look a bit shop-worn.) $37.95
The Authoritative Reference On Lincoln Cents Second Edition by John Wexler and Kevin Flynn issued at the end of 2009. 8-1/2 x 11 Soft cover 446 pages Regular Price $44.95.
The Authoritative Reference on Three Cent Nickels by Edward Fletcher and Kevin Flynn. The only reference available on the subject of Three Cent Nickels and their varieties! 155 pages, 8-1/2 x 11, Spiral Bound over 250 photos! Prices for all varieties! ONLY TWO COPIES LEFT $37.95
The Shield Five Cent Series - Varieties Fletcher. A truly great book full of photos! 8.5 " x 11" page size, over 225 pages (Lists at $37) $34.95
The Complete Guide To Shield and Liberty Nickels by Peters & Mohon. 8.5 " x 11" page size, over 225 pages. This book tends to not show many of the Shield 5c varieties that were illustrated in the Fletcher book but does illustrate ones that are not in that book. As such, it is a valuable companion to the above. $34.95
Treasure Hunting Liberty Head Nickels by Kevin Flynn and Bill Van Note -- A fantastic book covering a sizeable number of Doubled Dies, Misplaced Dates and Repunched Dates -- 130 pages, 8-1/2 x 11, over 390 photos. Prices for all varieties are covered. $32.95
The Authoritative Reference On Buffalo Nickels 2nd edition John Wexler/Ron Pope/Kevin Flynn. A heavily illustrated guide to Buffalo nickel varieties. 8.5 " x 11" page size, greatly expanded to 320 pages. Regular $35.95, Our Price $29.99
The Complete Guide To Buffalo Nickels -- All new 3rd edition by David Lange, This is the long awaited third edition -- the first and second were sellouts. Dave Lange knows the series better than virtually any other numismatist, and freely shares his knowledge of this popular series. The detailed text is highly educational and informational, and combined with the detailed photos makes for a wonderful reference. 8.5 " x 11" page size, over 200 pages, hard bound only. Don't delay - order today! Regular price $42.95. Our price $34.95.
The Jefferson Nickel RPM Book - An Attribution and Pricing Guide by James Wiles, Ph.D. This was one of the most anticipated books of the past decade! James Wiles, CONECA's 20th Century U.S. die variety attribution specialist, illustrated all of the known Jefferson nickel repunched mint marks and over mint marks, listed important information, and assigned values to all varieties listed. This is a must for the variety enthusiast ! Only a few copies left and no reprints planned! Sold Out -- Wanted new or used.
The Jefferson Nickel RPM Book Update: 2002-2003 by James Wiles, Ph.D. Same format as the above book. 28 pages with over 60 new listings. $7.95
The Best Of The Jefferson Nickel Doubled Dies - 2nd Edition by John Wexler and Brian Ribar. This 264-page book features hundreds of the best Jefferson Nickel doubled die varieties with detailed descriptions, including the Class. Detailed die markers are provided for the obverse and reverse, with known credit given to the person who discovered the variety, as well as the submitter. Cross-references are given for CONECA, Cherrypickers' and Breen. Well-illustrated (over 1000 photos), with six to seven photos for each variety and includes a value guide. And much, much more! 8-1/2 x 11 page size - soft cover. Now out of print. We have a few at $38.95
The Complete Guide To Liberty Seated Half Dimes Al Blyth (list $36) $35.00
The Complete Guide To Liberty Seated Dimes Brian Greer (list $36) $35.00
The Authoritative Reference On Barber Dimes by Kevin Flynn. The primary purpose of the Barber dime book was to list as many die varieties for the Barber dime series as possible. There are many new doubled dies, misplaced dates, repunched marks, and repunched dates which have never been published in any other book. There are doubled dies of which are previously unpublished in any book and 26 RPMs, including several new listings. For example, there is a new dramatic 1907-O/O RPM south, and 7 different 1914D RPMs. There are 29 misplaced dates listed in this book as well as 146 repunched dates. For each die variety listed, detailed micro photos make identification a snap. Most of the varieties offer multiple photographs showing different details. Included is a detailed description, diagnostics, pricing, cross references, and comments. This 8-1/2 x 11 size reference is the newest book on the market with a focus on Barber Dimes. Published in 2005, 200 pages of varieties, etc. List price $32.95 $24.95
The Complete Guide To Mercury Dimes 2nd edition by David Lange, This is the long awaited second edition, the first was a sellout. Dave Lange knows the series better than virtually any other numismatist, and freely shares his knowledge of this popular series. The detailed text is highly educational and informational, and combined with the detailed photos make a wonderful reference. 8.5 " x 11" page size, over 250 pages, hard bound only. Don't delay - order today! List Price $42.95 Our Price $34.95
Treasure Hunting Mercury Dimes by John Wexler and Kevin Flynn -- A fantastic book covering a sizeable number of Doubled Dies and Repunched Mint Marks -- 120 pages, 8-1/2 x 11, over 350 photos. Prices for all varieties are covered RARE Hardcover version List $75.00 Our price $65.00, Spiral Bound Soft Cover Regular Price $32.95 Our Sale Price $27.95
The Authoritative Reference On Roosevelt Dimes Kevin Flynn's latest book in his "Authoritative" series. As usual -- chock full of doubled dies, RPMs and OMMs + his normal chapters on the history of the series, etc.; 182 -- 8-1/2x11" pages, soft cover. Regular Price $32.95, Our Price $26.95
The Comprehensive Encyclopedia of United States Liberty Seated Quarters by Larry Briggs List $39.95 Our price Sold Out -- Please check back
The Authoritative Reference On Barber Quarters by Kevin Flynn. This book lists many new doubled dies, misplaced dates, repunched marks, and repunched dates that have never been published in any other books. There are 38 doubled dies, many of which were never previously published, including 11 obverse and 12 reverse 1892 doubled dies, 25 RPMs, including several new listings. There are 19 misplaced dates listed in this book as well as 50 repunched dates. For each die variety listed, detailed micro photos make identification much easier. Most of the varieties include multiple photographs showing different details. Included also is a detailed description, diagnostics, pricing, cross references, and comments. 150 large-size 8-1/2" x 11" pages, soft cover. 2005 copyright By Kevin Flynn. List $32.95. Our price $24.95
Standing Liberty Quarters: Varieties & Errors by Robert H. Knauss New 2004 -- First Edition! This 344-page, 8-1/2 x 11 size reference is the newest book on the market with a focus on the Standing Liberty Quarter! It is also the newest book on the market to deal with error and variety coins! The author has pulled together years of research, photography and technical information that up until now was scattered amongst various publications and has assembled them all together along with a large body of new information into one book. Every error-variety type is covered in-depth from the Doubled Dies, RPM's, Cuds and Clashes to the Double Strikes, Off Centers and Broadstrikes. Everything is covered that the author could possibly find. I have personally worked with this author for years, supplying him with photographs and technical information for this book. Thus, I know first-hand, the years of dedication it took to create this unique work. This book is a must-have for the serious student of Standing Liberty Quarters and/or error-variety collectors. Heavily illustrated with high-quality photographs by many of the well-known specialists in the field. 344 pages, Large 8-1/2" x 11" soft cover format List price is $33.95 -- Our Sale Price $29.95
The Best of the Washington Quarter Doubled Dies by John Wexler & Kevin Flynn. Over 186 8-1/2 x 11" pages; spiral bound. Now Out Of Print & Hard To Find! One used copy in stock $65.00.
The Washington Quarter Dollar Book - An Attribution and Pricing Guide - Vol. 1 1932-1941 by James Wiles. 240 pages of Doubled Die and Repunched Mint Marks! Every variety is priced and illustrated! Out Of Print & Hard To Find!! $55.00
The Washington Quarter Dollar Book - An Attribution and Pricing Guide - Vol. 2 1942-1944 by James Wiles. 248 pages of Doubled Die and Repunched Mint Marks! Every variety is priced and illustrated! Out Of Print & Hard To Find!! $29.00
The Washington Quarter Dollar Book - An Attribution and Pricing Guide - Vol. 3 1945-1949 by James Wiles. 200 pages of Doubled Die and Repunched Mint Marks! Every variety is priced and illustrated! Out Of Print & Hard To Find!! $29.00
The Authoritative Reference On Barber Half Dollars by Kevin Flynn. This 8-1/2 x 11 size reference is the newest book on the market with a focus on Barber Halves where all the known varieties are listed. It also contains much information of the entire Barber series spanning all denominations from dimes through halves such as design changes and population reports. 200 pages soft bound. $39.95
Treasure Hunting Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Kevin Flynn 2nd edition. 122 pages, large 8-1/2 x 11" format. Chock full of doubled dies and RPMs plus regular sections that Flynn typically includes in all the books he works on. Regular price $32.95, Our Price $27.95
Treasure Hunting Franklin And Kennedy Half Dollar Doubled Dies by John Wexler and Kevin Flynn This 160-page book features the best of the Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollar doubled die varieties with detailed descriptions, including the Class. Detailed die markers are provided for the obverse and reverse and Cross-references are given for CONECA, Cherrypickers' and Breen when known. Well-illustrated (approximately 1000 photos), with six to seven photos for each variety and includes a value guide. And much, much more! 8-1/2 x 11 page size Regular $34.95. Our Price $27.95
The CONECA Attribution Guide to the Kennedy Half Dollar (Varieties) by James Wiles. Over 300 8-1/2 x 11 pages; 1400+ photos and prices for over 200 varieties. Spiral bound for easy use at no extra charge! Used Copy (Well used but no loose pages, etc.) $89.95, Mint Copy $125.00
The Comprehensive Catalog And Encyclopedia Of Morgan & Peace Dollars, (The VAM Book), by Leroy C. Van Allen & George Mallis This is the updated 4th edition of the standard textbook on Morgan & Peace dollars and their varieties. Within it's over 500, 8-1/2" x 11" pages you will find a date-by-date analysis of every issue; including general striking characteristics, expected luster, comments on proof-like strikes, how the coins were handled and, of course a detailed and fully illustrated listing of thousands of thousands of significant die varieties! There are also chapters on Investing in Silver Dollars, The History of the Silver Dollar, How they Were Minted, Grading Dollars, The GSA Sales, The Redfield Hoard, Detecting Counterfeits, Storage & Preservation, Proof-like Coins, and Photographing Silver Dollars. This massive textbook is offered in soft cover and now out of print $85.00
Top 100 Morgan Silver Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys 4th Edition Fey & Oxman. Spiral bound. Released in the later part of 2009 this is an update of the book that started a revolution in collecting Morgan silver dollar varieties. It is now updated with 50 more pages of new information and pricing and printed on better quality paper for increased resolution of images. Regular Price $29.95. Our Price $24.95
The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys 3rd Edition Fey & Oxman. Spiral bound. This is the famous Top 100 Book! 150 page, pocket-size packed full of information! No VAM collector can afford to be without this one! $17.95
Elite Clashed Morgan Dollars written by Mark Kimpton with photos by Leroy C. Van Allen. This 147 page book offer hundreds of photographs, descriptions, rarity estimates and values for many clashed Morgan Dollars. 8-1/2" x 11 soft cover. $24.95
1878 Morgan $ 8-TF Attribution Guide by Jeff Oxman & Les Hartnett (Photos by Bill Fivaz) 3rd ed Spiral Bound $35.00
Top 50 Peace Dollar Varieties Text by Jeff Oxman & Dr. David Close, Photos by Bill Fivaz & Dr. David Close. This 70 page book is the natural follow-up to the "Top 100 VAM Keys," an extremely successful book with a focus on Morgan Dollars, published in 1997 by Jeff Oxman and Michael S. Fey, Ph.D. This one brings the VAM enthusiast the Top 50 varieties on the Peace Silver Dollar that are of greatest interest to VAM collector! Published on high quality glossy paper replete with several hundred sharp photomicrographs detailing the diagnostics of each variety. Large 8-1/2" x 11" format. $35.00
Morgan Dollar Overdates, Over Mintmarks, Misplaced Dates, and Clashed E Reverses by Kevin Flynn, a neat little 120 page book discussing, illustrating and pricing all the known varieties within the focus of the book. Refutes several of the long "established" OMMs and ODs with supportive analysis and overlays! $24.95
The Authoritative Reference on Eisenhower Dollars Second Edition by John Wexler, Bill Crawford and Kevin Flynn. Over 200 8-1/2"x11" pages replete with hundreds of photographs of all known varieties; pricing, a history of the series, grading and other interesting facts make this the most compressive effort on the series to date! This is essentially a reprint of the first edition with a date by date analysis of the Ike dollar added. Regular Retail Soft Cover $34.95 Sale Price $26.95
Die Variety Attribution Books
Over Mintmarks and Hot Repunched Mint Marks by Kevin Flynn and John Wexler. 184 pages on the OMMs and more unusual RPMs! Neat book for the person desiring to just own the better varieties! $32.95 Our Price $27.95
A Quick Reference to the Top Misplaced Dates (pocket size book) by Kevin Flynn $24.95
Two Dates Are Better Than One - A Collector's Guide to Misplaced Dates, Kevin Flynn. This massive 512 page, fully illustrated reference, details the Misplaced Date variety on all denominations. These are related to the Repunched Date variety but are usually lightly punched into working dies in wrong places outside of the date area, such as in the denticles, in the bust, and other interesting places. Soft bound, 512 pages, 8.5" x 11". RARE & Hard to Find! $95.00
The Design Cud Marvin and Margolis A Mint copy of this 1979 classic collectors item $17.50
The Cud Book by Sam Thurman and Arnold Margolis, NLG. This is the latest 1997 Edition, 8-1/2 x 5-1/2" soft bound 225 pages. $24.95
Error-Variety News Classics - Book-2 -- This is our latest book in the series that contains reprints of all articles from the large size issues of John Wexler & Robert Wilharm's, "Error-Variety News," Vol.3 - Vol.4 (19 issues in all). Hours of interesting and educational reading! Over 250 8-1/2 x 11" pages; spiral bound. Regular Price $24.95 Special $14.95
Paper Money Error Books
The Comprehensive Catalog of United States Paper Money Errors 2003 2nd Edition by Dr. Frederick J. Bart. Over 285 pages filled with informative text, hundreds of photographs and values! Each type of error currency is treated with a separate chapter with causes fully explained. Numerous examples are shown of each error type and priced in three grades. This is the book that set the standard and has been imitated by others! Still irreplaceable, this 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 soft cover book is a must for every collector and dealer. $21.95
General Coin References
Long Out Of Print & Hard To Find Classic!
Striking Impressions - The Royal Canadian Mint & Coinage Haxby. A beautiful 300+ page textbook on the history of Canadian coinage and The Royal Canadian Mint. More than 425 illustrations! Produced in the mid 1980s. Now very difficult to find. Mint copy $35.00, a near-mint copy with slight signs of being shop-worn $24.95
Helpful Hints For Enjoying Coin Collecting by Bill Fivaz. A really neat introduction to numismatics! Covers: "The do's and don'ts of Coin Collecting," coin cleaning, grading, coin storage, coin conventions, tips on mailing coins, the minting process (by J.T. Stanton), numismatic terms and definitions, commonly used numismatic acronyms, recommended books and publications, joining specialty clubs, and much, much more on getting started in this fascinating hobby! $15.95
Latin American Tokens 2nd Edition by Russell Rulau. Listing and illustrates 1000's of tokens from 1700 to the present. Includes values in three conditions. Heavily illustrated. 43 nations covered. Massive 8-12" x 11" format, 475 pages and out of print! Regular Price $37.95 Our Price $34.95
The Wells Fargo Book Of The Gold Rush by Margaret Rua. 143 pages -- 8-1/4x10" hardcover. Heavily illustrated with more than 110 photographs and illustrations from the period gleaned from the Wells Fargo Historical Archives! Written for readers ages 8-12! A perfect book to pique the interest of a young person in one of Western America's most colorful periods of history! As an adult -- I found the book (especially the illustrations) interesting too! List $18.00, Our Price $12.50
The Variety Collectors' Listing To World Doubled Dies, Unillustrated listing to 620 varieties listed by Lou Coles Sale Price! $12.95
U.S. Copper Coins - An Action Guide for the Collector and Investor by Q. David Bowers $14.95
U.S. 3c and 5c Pieces - An Action Guide for the Collector and Investor by Q. David Bowers $14.95
U.S. 10c to 50c Pieces - An Action Guide for the Collector and Investor by Q. David Bowers $14.95
U.S. Coin Designs - An Action Guide for the Collector and Investor by Q. David Bowers $14.95
Cherrypickers' News, May 1996 issue, new $4.50
Variety Coin Center Error Catalog 3rd (1981 or 1982) edition, Neil Osena $4.00
For Silver Round
Standard Catalog Of
(Contains Listings for Sports Silver Rounds)
by Bert Lehman
624 8-1/2" x 11" pages
Contains Listings for Sports Silver Rounds
Gold, Silver, Bronze Issues
Issue Price $24.95
Not only does this Sports Memorabilia book contain listings for the top sports collectables such as Jerseys, Balls, Helmets, Bats, etc., but for the collector of silver 1oz rounds it contains the listings for most all the major licensed Sports "coins" or "medallions" (call them what you want) that were issued by the top companies including Chicagoland Processing - Enviromint, Highland Mint and Bleachers. Listings include the year of issue, player/team/event, mintage, metals struck in (when different than silver), and the value assigned by the cataloger. Included is baseball, football, hockey, basketball and racing*. If you are a buyer of silver, gold or bronze rounds and want to know the rarity of a piece before you buy this is the first place to look! Info is also noted for proof sets.
* Highland Mint only
Bausch & Lomb Hastings Triplet Magnifiers
7X Loupe - Best overall grading glass (list $48.85) $39.95
10X Loupe - Most popular for cherrypicking varieties - good for grading (list $51.00) $41.00
14X Loupe - My personal favorite for cherrypicking (list - $60.23) $49.95
20X Loupe - For extreme close-up work/narrow field of view; NOT recommended as a primary glass but one I wouldn't be without (list $60.25) $49.95
2x2 Coin Storage Flips
PCV type w/no softeners for safe storage. 100 w/o inserts $7.95*
* Even though they are more popular and cheaper, we do not recommend the "soft" plastic PCV type flips as they can and will eventually damage coins kept in them too long.
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