This week Krause Publications announced a new general-interest book by Alan Herbert. Here's the press release.
Getting started in coin collecting is as easy as 1, 2, 3 when you get your advice straight from the Answer Man of coin collecting, Alan Herbert.
In Herbert's exciting new book from Krause Publications, Warman's U.S. Coin Collecting, collectors get everything they need to know about collecting U.S. coins. Whether a coin collector is in it for the pure enjoyment of building a collection they can be proud of, looking for help in identifying the coins they have inherited from a grandparent, fascinated by the historical side of coins, or seeking ways to maybe make a profit from a favorite hobby, this book has it covered.
Topics covered in this easy-to-follow coin primer include:
- What is my coin worth?
- Why to avoid cleaning coins
- Proof coins, proof and mint sets
- Commemorative coins
- Grading coins
- Coins as investment
- Bullion coins
Plus, readers will discover more than 100 questions and answers about U.S. coins, including many little-known facts. For a review copy, contact Grace Proctor at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit
Author Alan Herbert is known as "The Answer Man" in his popular columns for Numismatic News, World Coin News, Bank Note Reporter and Coins Magazine. He has authored Coin Clinic and Coin Clinic II for Krause Publications. He has served on the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors and numerous ANA committees. He has been honored by Krause Publications as a Numismatic Ambassador.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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