Tag Archives: Q. David Bowers

Q. David Bowers on Bill Bierly’s In God We Trust

(Pelham, Alabama) — In November 2019, Whitman Publishing will release William Bierly’s In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion. The 352-page hardcover volume will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including … Continue reading

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SS Central America Sunken Treasure Gold Dust Now In Grand Format, Certified Five-Ounces Holders

Distributed on behalf of the California Gold Marketing Group   California Gold Rush gold dust housed in elegant PCGS holders Historic sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold Rush and untouched in the … Continue reading

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New Bowers-Manley Book Makes Way

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold” The news release and accompanying image of the book cover are distributed on behalf of the California Gold Marketing Group.   (July 29, … Continue reading

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Pleasure and Profit: 100 Lessons for Building and Selling a Collection of Rare Coins

Longtime collector Robert Shippee reveals how he carefully assembled a meaningful collection of rare coins in his newly updated edition of Pleasure and Profit: 100 Lessons for Building and Selling a Collection of Rare Coins. His Waccabuc Collection of half … Continue reading

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New edition on the ‘King of American Coins’

The Morgan silver dollar is considered the “King of American Coins,” named after their designer, “the English-born engraver George T. Morgan.” It is “linked historically to the U.S. Mint’s earliest silver dollars, and connected to the modern dollar coins of … Continue reading

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2020 ‘Red Book’ reports dramatic changes

The newest edition of the coin hobby’s annual Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) debuted on April 9. The 73rd edition (with a cover date of 2020) features extensively updated pricing and auction data … Continue reading

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New edition of ‘Barber Silver Coins’ available

By Dennis Tucker The silver coins of U.S. Mint chief engraver Charles Barber have enjoyed a rise in popularity in recent decades, and aficionados are now able to enjoy a new second edition of the popular reference A Guide Book … Continue reading

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Mega Red 4th Edition a must-have

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. To say that the book I’m going to review in this column is gargantuan is an understatement. According to my postal scales, it rings in at a whopping 6 pounds 10.5 ounces. That would be a … Continue reading

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Fill your Christmas list with paper money books

By Bill Brandimore If you’d like books for Christmas, show this to your significant other. If you like Obsolete notes, Don Kelly has published a book this year, Obsolete Paper Money: A Guide with Prices, which covers all the states … Continue reading

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Bowers’ Guide Book features Liberty Seated silver coins

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. I have before me a massive guide book entitled A Guide Book of Liberty Seated Silver Coins. As the title indicates, the subject is Liberty Seated silver coins, which encompasses a variety of different series of … Continue reading

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