Whitman Publishing announces the release of the Almanac of United States Coins. The 192-page full-color softcover retails for $9.95.
It can be purchased from bookstores and hobby retailers nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com).
“The Almanac of United States Coins features amusing stories, colorful essays, and astounding facts and figures about all manner of rare and historical coins of the U.S.A.,” said Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker.
Essays describe the history of coinage in America going back to colonial days; aspects of today’s rare-coin market; the importance and techniques of grading; Proof coins; third-party grading and authentication; collecting colonial and early American coins; every type of federal coinage; commemorative coins and other related topics.
The book is edited by Tucker.