Three books recently released by Krause Publications speak to three different areas of collecting – coins of North America, U.S. paper money and 19th century world coins.
2016 North American Coins & Prices, A Guide to U.S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 25th Edition presents a comprehensive listing of coins enhanced by 7,000 photos. The 744-page book retails for $21.99.
Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money, 34th Edition features 750 color images. The 480-page book retails for $32.99.
Standard Catalog of World Coins 1801-1900, 8th Edition has been three years in the making. The comprehensive 1,296-page volume features detailed coin descriptions and 27,500 images. It retails for $85.
All of the books are available at shopnumismaster.com and bookstores nationwide.
2016 North American Coins & Prices is like having three books in one easy-to-use reference. With completely vetted listings and prices for some 50,000 coins, this compact guide provides the only overview on the market to coins from the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The reference is organized by country, denomination and date of issue. The U.S. section includes early Colonial coins and tokens of the 17th and 18th centuries and Federal issues from 1792 forward. Mexico’s listings begin in 1701 while Canada’s begin with its earliest unified coinage in 1858.
Use this price guide to confirm details of your coins including weight, diameter, composition and year of issue. David C. Harper edits the guide with pricing provided by market analysts Thomas Michael and Richard Giedroyc.
As the only annual, full-color reference of its kind on the market, the Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money has for more than three decades served as the essential guide providing complete coverage of U.S. currency.
Featuring concise descriptions, full-color images of more than 800 bank notes, and completely vetted values in up to four conditions for large- and small -size currency since 1861, the 34th edition of the Standard Catalog is an indispensable reference for U.S. paper money collectors of all levels.
The book features Silver and Gold Certificates, National Bank Notes by type and state, Pre-Civil War Treasury Notes, Postage and Fractional Currency and Military Payment Certificates. The book is edited by George S. Cuhaj with pricing by market analyst William Brandimore.
Standard Catalog of World Coins 1801-1900, 8th Edition incorporates the knowledge of 140 worldwide experts under the direction of Krause editor and market analyst Thomas Michael.
The 1800s was a century of diverse and noteworthy political changes and presents a challenging collecting time frame for numismatists. This massive catalog provides 150,000 coin prices and 27,500 illustrations, proving indispensable for researchers, collectors, auction houses and dealers alike. The catalog provides country-by-country coin listings with up-to-date values listed by date and grade, universal KM reference number and detailed descriptions of obverse and reverse designs.
This article was originally printed in Numismatic News Express.
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More Collecting Resources
• Come on down to the Chicago International Coin Fair in Rosemont, Ill. on April 14 to 17, 2016 to see impressive world coins, meet new collectors and participate in Heritage Auction’s fantastic coin auction.
• Are you a U.S. coin collector? Check out the 2016 U.S. Coin Digest for the most recent coin prices.