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A Catalog of Modern World Coins, 1850-1964. The 14th edition of R.S Yeoman's classic guide book has been fully updated with new photographs and retail valuations by coin type, in up to four grade levels. Editor Arthur Friedberg and his team of experts from around the globe provide an accurate snapshot of the exciting world-coin market. This handy volume is perfect for today's hobby: small enough to easily hold, carry, and read, but packed with photos, data, and valuations---the high-quality content and design that have made Whitman Publishing a hobby leader since the 1930s. "Who Should Read A Catalog of Modern World Coins?", Collectors looking for an accurate book on world coins, New hobbyists attracted to coins by the recent hot market, Dealers looking for a convenient type-coin guide - "OFEC" (One From Every Country) coin collectors, U.S. coin collectors looking to branch out into an interesting new field, Token and medal collectors intrigued by the connection to world coinage, Casual collectors and travelers with unidentified coins from other countries. "What Will I Find Inside?", A complete listing of coins of all countries from 1850 to the mid-1960s, Each type and date of coin grouped in chronological order, High-quality images in actual size, for quick identification, Retail values for circulated, Uncirculated, and Proof coins, Individual listings of rare and significant dates, with valuations, The official Y-number catalog system used to identify all world coin types. 544 Pages, 6x9, Softcover, B/W.
$19.95
Money of the World: Coins That Made History illustrates how many coins were shaped by the development of Western Civilization-and how they sometimes helped shape it in turn. The Millennia Collection, illustrated throughout the book, tells the history of Western Civilization through significant coins of the realm. Each coin had to meet certain criteria before it could be added to the collection. Authors are Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg. Hardback with dust cover, 320 pages, color; Retail $49.95.
$49.95

Add to your collection a book as rare as your finest coins. The 67th edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful leather-bound Limited Edition. Each large-format volume is individually numbered and personally autographed by Senior Editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. Handsomely constructed with gold-stamped lettering on the cover, gilt-edged pages, a hubbed spine, and silk page marker, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. Print run is limited to 1,000 copies (past Limited Editions have sold out with 3,000 printed), so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2014 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to your personal library of fine books.

$69.95
Add to your collection a book as rare as your finest coins. The 66th edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful leather-bound Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") volume is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. Handsomely constructed with gold-stamped lettering on the cover, gilt-edged pages, and a hubbed spine, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. Print run is limited to 1,000 copies (past Limited Editions have sold out with 3,000 printed), so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2013 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to your personal library of fine books. Full Color.
$69.95
Add to your collection a book as rare as your finest coins. The 64th edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful leather-bound Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") volume is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. Handsomely constructed with gold-stamped lettering on the cover, gilt-edged pages, and a hubbed spine, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. We've lowered the print run this year, limiting the 2012 edition to 1,000 copies (past Limited Editions have sold out with 3,000 printed), so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2012 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to your personal library of fine books. Full Color.
$69.95
Add to your collection a book as rare as your finest coins. The 64th edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful leather-bound Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") volume is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. Handsomely constructed with gold-stamped lettering on the cover, gilt-edged pages, and a hubbed spine, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. We've lowered the print run this year, limiting the 2011 edition to 1,500 copies (past Limited Editions have sold out with 3,000 printed), so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2011 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to your personal library of fine books. Full Color.
$69.95
Add to your collection a book as rare as your finest coins. The 63rd edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful leather-bound Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") volume is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. Handsomely constructed with gold-stamped lettering on the cover, gilt-edged pages, and a hubbed spine, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. We've lowered the print run this year, limiting the 2010 edition to 1,500 copies (past Limited Editions have sold out with 3,000 printed), so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2010 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to your personal library of fine books. 432 Pages, Full Color. Hardcover
$69.95
The 62nd edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") leather-bound edition is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. With gold-stamped lettering on the cover and gilt-edged pages, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. The print run is limited to 3,000 and past Limited Editions have sold out, so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2009 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to any collection. 432 Pages, Full Color. Hardcover
$69.95
The 61st edition of the #1 best-selling coin guide is now available in a beautiful Limited Edition. Each large-format (6"x9") leather-bound edition is individually numbered and personally autographed by longtime editor and hobby legend Kenneth Bressett. With gold-stamped lettering on the cover and gilt-edged pages, the Limited Edition has acquired a collectible status in its own right. The print run is limited to 3,000 and past Limited Editions have sold out, so please act quickly. The leather-bound Limited Edition 2008 Red Book will make a wonderful addition to any collection. 416 Pages, Full Color. Hardcover
$69.95
The Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins - Limited Edition - Premium Cover

By Q. David Bowers Foreword by Kenneth Bressett

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on the expertise of dozens of specialists from around the world, plus Bowers’s own vast knowledge of the subject, the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins includes:

Chapter 1: Money in Early America

Chapter 2: Minting and Distribution

Chapter 3: Collecting Colonial Coins

Chapter 4: How to Use This Book

Chapter 5: Silver Coins of Massachusetts

Chapter 6: British Coins and Tokens for America, Early Issues

Chapter 7: American Coins and Tokens from 1783 to 1788

Chapter 8: Other Early American Pieces

Chapter 9: European Coins and Tokens for America, Later Issues

Chapter 10: Early Washington Coins and Tokens

Chapter 11: Unrelated Foreign Coins

Chapter 12: 19th Century Colonial Copies and Fantasies

Selected Bibliography

Index

This is the new definitive reference on colonial and early American coins and tokens, and related issues.

“I think we finally have something that will replace S.S. Crosby’s Early American Coins—in spades!” —George Fuld, numismatic researcher and author

“The Whitman Encyclopedia is a wonderful, and much needed, platform for encouraging the historical research of our colonial time period.” —Ray Williams, president of the Colonial Coin Collectors Club

• 352 pages • Hardcover - Limited Edition • 8.5 x 11 inches • Full color • Illustrated with hundreds of detailed photographs • Retail $99.95
$99.95
By Eric P. Newman and Kenneth Bressett. The Tribute Edition includes a faithful reproduction of the original printing of The Fantastic 1804 Dollar. Added to this groundbreaking work are 64 pages in full color, expanding the subject with research from "The Fantastic 1804 Dollar: 25th Anniversary Follow-Up" (also by Newman and Bressett), along with more recent research by Q. David Bowers and other famous numismatists, and an updated registry of known examples. Beautiful full-page plates and colorful illustrations enliven this new section. The 1804 dollar continues to make headlines today, as it has for decades. This commemorative book will be eagerly sought by collectors. 208 Pages (including 64 in color), Premium Hardcover, 6"x9". Limited to 250 copies in print.
$49.95
Only 250 copies in print. Each Leather publication is individually numbered and signed by the authors. In Cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. United States Gold Coins have seen a popularity boom in recent years. Thousands of new collectors have discovered their rich and facinating history and appeal. Important collections, locked away for decades have come to light, and a new research has provided collectors and investors with a wealth of information previously unavailable. There has never been a better time to explore the wonderful field of United States gold coinage-and the Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933 is your passport to that exploration. Full Color. 656 Pages. By Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, forward by Dr. Richard Doty. Leather Hardcover.
$99.95
In the third edition of the best-selling and award-winning 100 Greatest U.S. Coins, numismatic author Jeff Garrett takes the reader on a personal guided tour of the nation's greatest coinage. "Each of the 100 Greatest was voted into place by leading coin dealers, researchers, and historians," says Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker. Inside the reader will find prized and seldom-seen rarities - the unique and high-valued pieces that collectors dream about, like the 1913 Liberty Head nickel and the 1804 dollar (the "King of American Coins"). The book also explores more readily available and widely popular coins: pieces so beautiful or with such strange and facinating stories that everybody wants one. By Jeff Garrett. Leatherbound Hardcover, 144 Full Color Pages.
$69.95
Emperors and assassins, owls and turtles, gods and goddesses, brave heroes and villainous rogues--all of these and more await you among the 100 Greatest Ancient Coins. In this beautifully illustrated book, Harlan J. Berk, one of America's best-known ancient-coin dealers, takes you on a personal guided tour of the numismatic antiquities of Greece, Rome, the Byzantine Empire, and other parts of the ancient world. Coffee-table-size, 144 pages, full color, with enlarged photographs and stories for every coin. Leather Edtion - Hardcover.
$69.95
This fascinating book presents a history of U.S. gold coins and an in-depth biography of Harry W. Bass, Jr., who assembled the finest and most complete collection of early United States gold ever. It provides a catalog of the Bass collection, the core of which is housed in the ANA's Money Museum. Every coin collector will enjoy studying the detailed descriptions and high-quality color photographs in this outstanding sylloge. 499 pages, hardcover
$89.00
The Official Red Book®A Guide Book of United States Coins—is 67 years young and going strong. The new 2014 edition has 16 more pages than the 2012 edition! Collectors around the country love the convenience of the spiralbound edition. It opens up and lies flat on the table while you study your coin collection. And of course it includes all the grade-by-grade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, high-resolution photographs, and accurate mintage data that turn a new coin collector into an educated numismatist. How rare are your coins? How much are they worth? The Red Book tells you, covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty Old West silver dollars and dazzling gold coins. You’ll find prices for more than 6,000 coins, tokens, medals, sets, and other collectibles. You’ll also round out your education in commemoratives, Proof and Mint coins, error coins, Civil War tokens, Confederate coins, private gold, and all the latest National Park quarters, Presidential and Native American dollars, Lincoln cents, and more. Articles on investing, grading coins, and detecting counterfeits will make you a savvy collector; and entertaining essays on the history of American coinage, shipwrecks and hoards, and the modern rare-coin market give you an inside look at “the hobby of kings.” These are just some of the features of the informative, entertaining, invaluable Red Book—the world’s best-selling coin price guide. Full color. 448 pages. Spiralbound softcover.
  • • 16 more pages than the 2012 edition (448 compared to 432)
  • • 1,900+ images
  • • More than 7,000 listings
  • • More than 32,000 coin prices
  • • Updated Top 250 coin auction prices
  • • New photographs of 19th- and 20th-century Proof coins
  • • Updated bullion-value charts
  • • A listing of American Numismatic Association coin clubs, by state
  • • Coverage of the record-setting $10-million 1794 silver dollar
$14.95
The Official Red Book®, now in its 66th year, is famous nationwide as the premiere resource for U.S. coin collectors. This best-selling “one-volume library” helps you make smart buying decisions as you build your collection. Millions of readers rely on it for real-world coin values, auction records, full-color photographs, detailed technical data, and up-to-date mintages. The 2014 edition of the Red Book covers the history of colonial and early American coins; official federal issues from half cents through silver dollars and gold coins; classic and modern commemoratives; Proof and Mint sets; error coins; Civil War tokens; pioneer (territorial) gold; every state and territorial quarter, plus the new National Park quarters; all of the presidential and Native American dollars; and more. You’ll benefit from its practical essays on grading, investing, auctions, and other hobby subjects—and of course, its pricing for 7,000-plus coins, in up to 9 grades each, gathered from more than 100 of the nation’s leading coin dealers! The 2014 edition features more than 1,900 full-color photographs to help you confidently identify your coins. Updated values, mintages, and auction records. Expanded coverage of commemoratives, sets, and other coins. The latest research on colonial coins and private/territorial gold. Photographs of Proof coins from the 1800s and 1900s. A listing of coin clubs. An essay on the new world-record $10 million coin. And much more—something of value for every collector, new or experienced. It’s no wonder more than 23 million copies of the Red Book have been sold since the 1st edition! Full color. 448 pages. Classic red hardcover.
  • •16 more pages than the 2012 edition (448 compared to 432)
  • •1,900+ images
  • •More than 7,000 listings
  • •More than 32,000 coin prices
  • •Updated Top 250 coin auction prices
  • •New photographs of 19th- and 20th-century Proof coins
  • •Updated bullion-value charts
  • •A listing of American Numismatic Association coin clubs, by state
  • •An essay on the record-setting $10-million 1794 silver dollar
$16.95
Go easy on your eyes so you can spot more treasures while you’re adding to your coin collection! The Official Red Book® is now available in a very popular LARGE PRINT edition, with easy-to-read large-size print and enlarged color photos. The best way to learn about your coins is with bold, easily legible text and high-detail photographs. The 2014 Large Print Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins is designed with this experience in mind. Each page is 45% larger than the classic red hardcover edition, and it has all of the coin prices, mintages, specifications, and historical information—everything you expect from the world’s best-selling coin price guide. Full color. 448 pages. Spiralbound softcover. 8-1/2 by 10-7/8 inches.
  • •16 more pages than the 2012 edition (448 compared to 432)
  • •1,900+ images
  • •More than 7,000 listings
  • •More than 32,000 coin prices
  • •Updated Top 250 coin auction prices
  • •New photographs of 19th- and 20th-century Proof coins
  • •Updated bullion-value charts
  • •A listing of American Numismatic Association coin clubs, by state
  • •A new appendix on the record-setting $10-million 1794 silver dollar
$29.95
If you’re a fan of the Official Red Book®—like millions of coin collectors nationwide—you’ll love the spiralbound hardcover 2014 edition. With its coil binding, the book opens up and lies flat on your desk while you examine your collection; and the hard cover is durable enough for taking to coin shows, reading on a train or plane, and the constant use you’ll put it through! (What book do you always turn to when you need to know a mintage, diameter, or other specification, or want to quickly look up a coin’s value?) Of course, the spiralbound hardcover edition is jam-packed with all the information you’ll find in the classic red hardcover—every page, each of the 1,900-plus photographs, all the pricing (for more than 7,000 coins), all the historical text, insightful essays, auction records, bullion values, and other Red Book data. “What is this coin, and how much is it worth?” You’ll find out in the Red Book, America’s best-selling coin hobby guide. Full color. 448 pages. Spiralbound hardcover.
  • •16 more pages than the 2012 edition (448 compared to 432)
  • •1,900+ images
  • •More than 7,000 listings
  • •More than 32,000 coin prices
  • •Updated Top 250 coin auction prices
  • •New photographs of 19th- and 20th-century Proof coins
  • •Updated bullion-value charts
  • •A listing of American Numismatic Association coin clubs, by state
  • •A new appendix on the record-setting $10-million 1794 silver dollar
$19.95
The #1 Best-Selling Guide to Dealer Buying Prices 71st edition (2014)


Since 1942, coin dealers have used the annual Handbook of United States Coins—the OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK—to make buying offers. You can use it to find out how much your coins are worth! The Blue Book’s price listings offer a real-world look at the coin market, gathered from dealers around the country.

The new 71th edition has been expanded, with updated prices, new sections, and many new photographs.

Coverage includes colonial and early American coins, federal coins (half cents through gold double eagles), commemoratives, Proof sets, die varieties, private and territorial gold, tokens, the newest Presidential dollars, National Park quarters, bullion coins, and much more.

More than 24,000 prices in multiple grades. Easy-to-follow coin-grading instructions. Coins and tokens from the 1600s to today. Historical information. Hundreds of detailed, actual-size photos. How to start a coin collection. Detailed mintage records, and much more. Softcover 272 pages.

$9.95
The #1 Best-Selling Guide to Dealer Buying Prices 71st edition (2014)


Since 1942, coin dealers have used the annual Handbook of United States Coins—the OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK—to make buying offers. You can use it to find out how much your coins are worth! The Blue Book’s price listings offer a real-world look at the coin market, gathered from dealers around the country.

The new 71st edition has been expanded, with updated prices, new sections, and many new photographs.

Coverage includes colonial and early American coins, federal coins (half cents through gold double eagles), commemoratives, Proof sets, die varieties, private and territorial gold, tokens, the newest Presidential dollars, National Park quarters, bullion coins, and much more.

More than 24,000 prices in multiple grades. Easy-to-follow coin-grading instructions. Coins and tokens from the 1600s to today. Historical information. Hundreds of detailed, actual-size photos. How to start a coin collection. Detailed mintage records, and much more. Hardcover 272 pages.

$12.95
Whitman Publishing announces the fourth edition of its expanded version of the best-selling Guide Book of United States Coins (known within the hobby as the "Red Book"). The 384-page volume, called the Professional Edition, is intended for intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, auctioneers, and investors. It includes auction records, certified-coin populations, more Mint State pricing, and other historical information and market data for serious buyers and sellers.


  • Recent auction data for coins listed
  • Spiralbound for convenient references
  • For intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, and investors
  • Contains detailed coverage of every federal coin type, half cents through double eagles, plus classic commemoratives, Proof and Mint sets, and bullion
  • Expert guidance on striking and sharpness characteristics — valuable information when comparing coins for purchase
  • Insight on availability and condition rarity for each type
  • Detailed grading instructions, including for the Mint State and Proof coins
  • Certified population summaries for every date and mintmark — including the number certified, the average grade, and the percent in the Mint State
  • Expanded valuation, including multiple Mint State and Proof levels, plus Full Brands, Full Bell Lines, Cameo / Deep Cameo, and other specialized designation
  • Additional die varities in every denomination, with close-up photographs for easy identification
  • Informative chart notes that expand on the history, characteristic, and market values of significan coins
  • Detailed research, estimated mintages, and market information on early 1800s - early 1900s Proof coinage, including gold
  • High-quality, full-color photographs (more than 1,600 altoghther) of both circulation strikes and Proof coins
  • Enlargements of key focal points and varieties — many more than in the regular edition
  • Coverage of the U.S. Mint's silver, gold, and platinum bullion coin
$29.95
Whitman Publishing announces the third edition of its expanded version of the best-selling Guide Book of United States Coins (known within the hobby as the “Red Book”). The 384-page volume, called the Professional Edition, is intended for intermediate and advanced collectors, numismatic researchers, professional coin dealers, auctioneers, and investors. It includes auction records, certified-coin populations, more Mint State pricing, and other historical information and market data for serious buyers and sellers.
The Professional Edition is 45% larger than the regular-edition Red Book, at 8.5 x 11 inches, and is spiralbound for convenient reference. It retails for $29.95.

Now Available!
$29.95
The 2nd edition of Money of the Bible is updated with new photographs and new research. The book studies how the Bible was written, and its nature; commerce before coins; coins of Old Testament times; coins in the New Testament; first-century money and trade; coins mentioned in Jesus' parables and lessons; coins and the Passion of Christ; the beginning of Christianity; coins with Biblical themes; and how to collect Biblical coins. A foreword by Dr. Paul Rynearson and a detailed index round out the text and full-color photographs. Hardcover, 120 pages, Coffee-table format (10x12 inches), Fully Illustrated in Color. Bressett.
$29.95 $20.97
 
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