Revised and Updated
From one of the world’s most knowledgeable coin dealers–a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission who is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal–comes a thorough update of the most-trusted consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a full-color insert, The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual is indispensable for seasoned collectors and novices alike.
This substantially revised edition of the Coin Collector’s Survival Manual includes new chapters that focus on legal and financial advice for buying and selling coins, and a section on the newest coin grading service, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, and how it will change the landscape of coin grading for investors.
You will learn how to:
· Understand coin grading systems
· Detect altered, counterfeit, and doctored coins
· Know when to buy and sell–and when not to
· Buy coins through Internet auctions–and avoid the pitfalls
· Safeguard and protect your coins from disaster
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Scott Travers, former vice president of the American Numismatic Association, was called the “preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field” by The New York Times. He is a contributor to all the leading coin publications and served as a coin valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission. He has been featured as a coin expert in Barron’s, Business Week, The WSJ, and MSNBC.
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