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The official 2000 blackbook price guide to United States coins
Hudgeons, Marc.
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38th edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : House of Collectibles, [1999]

Physical Description:
xii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
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THE BESTSELLING BLACKBOOK PRICE GUIDE TO COINS, WITH MORE THAN 16,500 PRICES LISTED! -- COMPREHENSIVE. This incomparable sourcebook features every U.S. coin minted--including colonial tokens, farthings, half cents, and gold pieces--all evaluated, graded, and priced, plus sections on varieties and errors. -- CLEARLY ORGANIZED. A fast-find coin index lists every variation for quick, easy access. And those listings provide more than 16,500 prices that reflect different grades as well as the latest trends and sales. -- PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. Invaluable tips from the experts on buying and selling--plus a market review that traces current trends in collecting and investing. -- SPECIAL FEATURES. This concise volume uses the official American Numismatic Association Grading System and features a fifty-page section on grading coins to receive the most precise value. -- FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
U.S. Territorial Coinage--Philippine Coinagep. 1
Coin Computer Softwarep. 7
Beginning Collectors--A Place to Startp. 15
Coin Auction Salesp. 25
Expert Tips on Buying and Selling Coinsp. 35
Publicationsp. 61
Errors and Varietiesp. 62
The American Numismatic Associationp. 94
ANA Collector Servicesp. 98
American Numismatic Association Authentication Bureau (ANAAB)p. 98
Coin World and ANACSp. 105
The United States Mintp. 107
How U.S. Coins Are Mintedp. 109
Mint Marksp. 112
About the Prices in This Bookp. 116
How to Use This Bookp. 118
Official ANA Grading Systemp. 119
Colonial Coins, Patterns, and Tokensp. 191
First United States of America Mint Issuesp. 249
Half Cents, 1793-1857p. 251
Large Cents, 1793-1857p. 257
Small Centsp. 271
Two-Cent Pieces (Bronze), 1864-1873p. 289
Three-Cent Piecesp. 291
Nickelsp. 296
Half Dimes, 1794-1873p. 312
Dimesp. 320
Twenty-Cent Pieces--Liberty Seated, 1875-1878p. 345
Quartersp. 346
Half Dollarsp. 368
Silver Dollarsp. 395
Dollarsp. 413
Gold Dollars, 1849-1889p. 416
Quarter Eagles--$2.50 Gold Piecesp. 421
$3.00 Gold Piecesp. 432
Stella--$4.00 Gold Piecesp. 435
Half Eagles--$5.00 Gold Pieces, 1795-1929p. 436
Eagles--$10.00 Gold Pieces, 1795-1907p. 453
Double Eagles--$20.00 Gold Piecesp. 467
Commemorative Coinagep. 481
Gold and Silver Bullion Coinsp. 543
Commemorative Medalsp. 547
U.S. Proof Sets, 1936-1997p. 549
U.S. Mint Sets, 1947-1996p. 552
BU Rollsp. 555
Primary Metalsp. 566
Silver Coin Value Chartp. 568
Gold Coin Value Chartp. 569
Weights and Measures of U.S. Coinsp. 570
Civil War Tokensp. 572
Confederate Coinagep. 586
Glossaryp. 588
Fast-Find Coin Reference Indexp. 593