Alaska Rare Coins has announced the publication of the 3rd edition of the book, Striking Gold in Alaska, Making tokens from placer gold, by Dick Hanscom.
It follows the process from purchasing placer gold, to preparing the gold for striking, to engraving the dies, to striking. It also lists sources of supplies and equipment as well as information on striking silver.
The 91-page, paper-bound book measures 8-1/4 by 5-3/8 inches. It is fully illustrated in black and white and has color covers.
The price is $14 including postage. To order, write Alaska Rare Coins, P.O. Box 72832, Fairbanks, AK 99707.