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United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide

Be Afraid: Counterfeit Gold!

By Dennis Tucker Gold is in the mainstream news headlines these days as the precious metal takes a wild ride up and down the market. The United States Mint is doing land-office business in gold coin production, investors are looking at gold as a way to diversify their portfolios, and collector demand is robust for […]

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Continental Currency, the Dream of American Independence, and Connecting Cash to History

In Praise of Bowers’s Unique Study of Revolutionary Currency

by Christopher R. McDowell The Latest Whitman Guide Book Illuminates the Financing of America’s Independence The Guide Book of Continental Currency and Coins, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Q. David Bowers, debuts March 2, 2021. The 288-page book is volume 25 in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. It will be available from […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Alabama Obsolete Notes 1818-1885

Join us for a live webinar starting at 7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 20, 2021, when co-author Charles Derby will present with images “The Georgia Connection to Alabama Obsolete Paper Money.” Derby will discuss those Alabama obsolete notes that were printed in Georgia, redeemable in Georgia, from railroad companies with a terminal in Georgia, appropriated […]

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THE OFFICIAL RED BOOK Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary

The First Edition Was Written During World War II, and Published in 1946. Whitman Publishing announces that the Diamond Anniversary 75th edition of the coin-collecting hobby’s annual Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will debut April 6, 2021. The new volume includes completely updated prices and auction data reflecting […]

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MCCA Young Numismatist Authors New Book

The Early Date US Large Cent Rapid Attribution Guide by a Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta young numismatist, Thomas Walker, is a new work carefully designed to help beginning and expert collectors alike with attributing early date large cents. The 186-page paperback is available from Amazon.com for $44.95. It incorporates a novel approach including instantly […]

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“Hardship, Heartbreak, and Opportunity”—The Fascinating Tales Told by Colonial and Early American Money

The second edition of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins debuted in September 2020. This essay is condensed from the book’s foreword, by Kenneth Bressett. The story of money, its everyday use in commerce, and how it is created for payment of taxes and use in trade, presents a chronicle of the […]

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The Postcard Hobby of Bowers and Martin

“An Interesting Field of Interesting People Collecting Interesting Things” Like many hobbyists, I’ve read Q. David Bowers’s books since I was a young collector. For more than fifteen years I’ve also had the honor of being his publisher, adding many new works to his extensive oeuvre. As for Mary L. Martin, I’ve known of her […]

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New Expanded 4th Edition of ‘Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited’

Whitman Publishing is releasing a larger, updated new edition of Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited. The 336-page fourth edition will debut in October 2020. It will be available online (including at Whitman.com) and from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide for $19.95. Cash In Your Coins tells readers who […]

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