Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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Part I: Making Heads and Tails out of Coin Collecting.
Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Coin Collecting.
Chapter 2: Understanding Numismatics.
Chapter 3: Arming Yourself with Knowledge.
Chapter 4: Storing Your Collection Correctly.
Part II: Ancient to Present Day: Choosing Coins for Your Collection.
Chapter 5: Showing Their True Age: Ancient Coins.
Chapter 6: Making a Safe Bet with U.S. Coins.
Chapter 7: Globetrotting with World Coins.
Chapter 8: Exploring the Wild Side with Rare, Expensive, and Esoteric Coins.
Part III: Focusing on U.S. Coins.
Chapter 9: Colonial Coins: America’s Ancients.
Chapter 10: Copper and Nickel Coins: Made for the Masses.
Chapter 11: Silver Coins: Keeping Commerce Alive.
Chapter 12: Gold Coins: Concentrated Wealth.
Chapter 13: Commemoratives: Raising Money with Money.
Chapter 14: Advancing to Oddball Coins.
Part IV: Buying Coins the Safe Way.
Chapter 15: Foiling the Fakes.
Chapter 16: Weaving Your Way through Price Guides.
Chapter 17: Wheeling and Dealers.
Chapter 18: Going Once, Going Twice: Buying at Auction.
Chapter 19: Affecting Value through the Condition of Your Coins.
Chapter 20: Grading Coins: Your Best Defense.
Part V: Selling Coins and Minding the Law.
Chapter 21: The Art of the Sale: Selling Your Coins Yourself.
Chapter 22: Selling Your Coins on Consignment or at Auction.
Chapter 23: Coin Investments, Taxes, and the Law.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: The Ten Most Valuable U.S. Coins.
Chapter 25: Ten Favorite U.S. Coin Designs.
Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Coin Collecting.