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Celebrating R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book

How and Why We Commemorate the Red Book’s 75 Years By Dennis Tucker A Penny Saved: R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Kenneth Bressett, debuts in summer 2021 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Yeoman’s Guide Book of United States Coins (the “Red Book”). The 352-page hardcover volume will be available […]

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Governor Andy Beshear Commissions Whitman Publisher Dennis Tucker a Kentucky Colonel

Kentucky governor Andy Beshear On March 23, 2021, Kentucky governor Andy Beshear commissioned Whitman Publishing’s Dennis Tucker as a Kentucky Colonel in recognition of his career in book publishing, and for publicizing and promoting knowledge of the Commonwealth’s status as an important subject within American numismatics. According to the Governor’s Office, “The highest honor awarded […]

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New 2022-Edition Official Blue Book of United States Coins

79th Edition Compiles Wholesale Values of All U.S. Coins Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of the 2022 (79th edition) Handbook of United States Coins, popularly known as the “Blue Book.” The 304-page book will debut May 10, 2021, in hardcover and softcover formats, available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide. In the meantime, it is […]

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Kenneth Bressett’s A Penny Saved: R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book

Kenneth Bressett, editor emeritus of the Red Book, holding a portrait plaque of R.S. Yeoman, the book’s creator. Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Penny Saved: R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book, by Kenneth Bressett. The 352-page hardcover volume will debut in summer 2021, available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide. In the […]

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New Expanded Check List and Record Book of United States and Canadian Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newly updated and expanded Check List and Record Book of United States and Canadian Coins, a resource to help hobbyists keep track of their collections. The 304-page softcover book is available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, as well as online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $9.95. The Check […]

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

My Journey in Continental Currency

By Q. David Bowers The Guide Book of Continental Currency and Coins, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Q. David Bowers, debuted this month (March 2021) and is already nearing a sellout, with a second print run planned. The 288-page book is volume 25 in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. It is available […]

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Diamond Anniversary 75th-Edition RED BOOK Will Be Available in Four Formats

The Diamond Anniversary 75th edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (the hobby’s popular “Red Book”) will debut in four distinct formats on April 6, 2021. Each version features the same content, with 32,000 retail prices in multiple grades, historical information, 2,000 high-resolution full-color photographs, and guidance on collecting every type of American […]

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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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