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Title:
2001 North American coins & prices : a guide to U.S., Canadian and Mexican coins
Author:
Harper, David C.
Edition:
Tenth edition.
Publication Information:
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
575 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780873419284
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This edition covers the new state quarters that are generating renewed enthusiasm for coin collectors at all levels of expertise. This single volume is the most comprehensive reference for all federal coin issues of the United States, Canada and Mexico conveniently listed in an easy-to-use date and denominational order. The 10th edition features 45,000+ up-to-date prices in up to eleven grades of condition.

Five new chapters covering new state quarters, the World Wide Web, the latest record-setting prices and values, gold coin opportunities and new U.S. dollars. Other chapters cover basic information such as an historical overview of the U.S. Mint, how coins are manufactured, collecting/investment tips, caring for coins and more.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 6
Chapter 1 "A Small Beginning"p. 7
Chapter 2 Making Moneyp. 17
Chapter 3 The Thrill of the Huntp. 27
Chapter 4 The Grading Factorp. 38
Chapter 5 Get a Mapp. 60
Chapter 6 Better than Mapp. 77
Chapter 7 Caring for Coinsp. 78
Chapter 8 Join the Clubp. 86
Chapter 9 New Dollar Shinesp. 89
Chapter 10 Finding Bargainsp. 92
Chapter 11 Reward yourself with Goldp. 94
Chapter 12 No Ordinary Quarterp. 96
Chapter 13 Take Hobby Onlinep. 99
Glossary of Coin Termsp. 104
Pricing Section
Introduction to Pricingp. 113
United States
Colonial Coinsp. 116
Issues of 1792p. 159
United States Coinsp. 161
American Eagle Bullion Coinsp. 247
Commemorativesp. 281
U.S. Minting Varieties and Errorsp. 318
Canada
Canadian Coinsp. 340
Mexico
Mexican Coinsp. 437
Bibliographyp. 575