That cent in your pocket may be worth more than you think, maybe even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Take a close look. Does it look odd in any way? Is there a possibility it might be one of those anomalies known as die varieties? If that’s the case, you might be viewing a valuable coin.
If you’re a collector of Lincoln cents, Looking Through Lincoln Cents: Chronology of a Series by Charles D. Daughtrey is the book for you.
Available in paperback or spiral bound versions, Looking Through Lincoln Cents: Chronology of a Series is an up-to-date look at recent developments in the Lincoln cents. Special consideration is given to die varieties.
Hundreds of detailed photographs are included to help the collector in finding, detecting, grading and eventually valuing Lincoln cent varieties.
Daughtrey also takes great care to alert readers to minor varieties that some mistake for collectibles.
A handy reference tool for Lincoln cent collectors, the book is available from Zyrus Press. To order, call toll-free (888) 622-7823, fax (800) 215-9694 or write to: Zyrus Press, P.O. Box 17810, Irvine, CA 92623.
The book costs $16.95 for paperback and $24.95 for the spiral bound version.