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Krause Publications Releases Foundations of Coin Collecting

IOLA, Wis. (May 31, 2011) — Krause Publications has introduced a comprehensive multimedia coin collecting package designed to appeal to collectors of all ages: Foundations of Coin Collecting.

[description]Available exclusively at www.barnesandnoble.com and www.shopnumismaster.com, Foundations of Coin Collecting incorporates a variety of products from KP’s numismatic line, including a book, e-book, coin folder, magazine subscription, and online subscription. Included in the package are:

Warman’s U.S. Coin Collecting. This book from expert Alan Herbert provides a solid foundation for any collector, with topics ranging from “Where to Start” and “Handling Your Coins” to “Your Collection and the Law” and “Sellers Beware.” It covers all U.S. coin denominations, from cents, nickels, dimes and quarters to trade dollars, half dimes and three-cent coins. For one book that gives you what you need to start collecting coins, look no further.

Strike It Rich With Pocket Change.
Every day, people find coins worth thousands of dollars in their coin purses, pockets and change jars. The U.S. Mint’s mistakes could mean big money for you! This e-book from noted error coin experts Ken Potter and Brian Allen helps collectors find and determine the value of error and variety coins. Who knows – you might have a coin worth $1,000 in your pocket!

Foundations of Coin Collecting Folder. The U.S. Mint has released many noteworthy coins over the past 100 years, and you can still find many in circulation! This folder leaves collectors spaces to collect and store some of the most popular coins released in recent years, as well as some more difficult-to-find key coins from decades ago. Enjoy the hunt!

Coins magazine. Since its launch in 1955, Coins has been a hobby leader in providing collectors with important and timely information key to making wise decisions on what to collect and how to collect. Edited by award-winning author Bob Van Ryzin, this monthly publication provides readers with in-depth features on interesting coins, market analysis, and up-to-date pricing on U.S. coins.

NumisMaster. Located at www.numismaster.com, NumisMaster opens Krause Publications’ massive coin and paper money database to a worldwide audience and allows collectors to select and sort the information to fit their individual collecting interests. The database comprises the coin images, descriptions and pricing information for every book Krause Publications has published in the Standard Catalog line of price guides for nearly 60 years, and encompasses nearly 1.2 million coin values. A portfolio feature allows collectors to track their collections’ value in real time, as prices are updated daily.

For more information visit www.shopnumismaster.com/product/foundations-of-coin-collecting-boxed-set-y3374/new. For a review copy email meghan.mckeon@fwmedia.com or cal (212) 447-1400, ext. 12257.

About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world’s largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and construction. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Media, offers more than 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows including the Chicago International Coin Fair and Chicago Paper Money Expo, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties such as NumisMaster.com, the online coin price database.

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