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The E-Sylum: Volume 14, Number 13, March 27, 2011, Article 3

NEW BOOK: PRECIOUS METAL: INVESTING AND COLLECTING

Dennis Tucker of Whitman Publishing forwarded this press release on a new title about precious metals. -Editor

Precious Metal Whitman Publishing Releases New Book,
Precious Metal: Investing and Collecting in Today's Silver, Gold, and Platinum Markets

Whitman Publishing has released a new book on collecting and investing in silver, gold, and platinum bullion and rare coins. The full-color 144-page book, Precious Metal, has a foreword by award-winning author and coin dealer Q. David Bowers. It retails for $9.95 and is available online (including at WhitmanBooks.com) and from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide.

Precious Metal was written to answer questions that collectors and investors have about gold and silver, whose values have increased dramatically in recent months. "We receive many letters and emails about buying, selling, investing in, and collecting precious metals," said Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker. "The book covers silver and gold, and also platinum and palladium, two relative newcomers to the bullion field."

Precious Metal teaches the reader how to make smart decisions when buying these commodities; how to sell without being taken advantage of; the best formats of precious metal to invest in; collecting rare coins; traps and pitfalls to avoid; and where to find further guidance.

Sections include: A foreword by award-winning researcher Q. David Bowers What Is Gold, And Why Is It Valuable? Silver: Gold's Little Sister, Valuable In Its Own Right Platinum and Other Precious Metals The Recent Precious Metals Boom Selling Your Precious Metals Buying Precious Metals Dealing With the Experts Avoiding Counterfeit and Altered Coins and an appendix of resources.

Precious Metal gives guidance on bullion coins vs. rare coins; where to go for expert advice; worldwide resources (including contact information for world banks, central mints, and agencies); bullion value charts, coinage specifications, weight conversion tables, and other technical data. The book is illustrated with more than 400 beautiful full-color photographs.

Precious Metal: Investing and Collecting in Today's Silver, Gold, and Platinum Markets
ISBN 0794833993
144 pages, 6 x 9 inches, Softcover, Full color.
Retail $9.95

THE BOOK BAZARRE

RENAISSANCE OF AMERICAN COINAGE: Wizard Coin Supply is the official distributor for Roger Burdette's three volume series that won NLG Book of the Year awards for 2006, 2007 and 2008. Contact us for dealer or distributor pricing at www.WizardCoinSupply.com .


Wayne Homren, Editor

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