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I just finished reading a book about the 1794 Large Cents. It's called "Provenance Gallery of the Year 1794 United States Large Cents". The book was great. I really enjoyed reading about the early days of the US Mint and all that went into the production of these terrific coins. Here's a website with a bunch of info about the book.

 

Provenance Gallery of 1794 Large Cents - website.

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Stuff I picked up at the ANA last week:

 

  • 2006 Standard Catalog of World Coins 33rd Edition
  • Coins of Bermuda from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (ISBN 0-921560-08-7)
  • Photograde Official Photographic Grading Guide for United States Coins 19th Edition (ISBN 0-9742371-5-9)
  • The Official ANA Grading Standards for United States Coins (ISBN 079481786-6)

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Thx 2 Art, I just got the new Red Book and I must say it is GREAT!

Waiting 4 the order of PhotoGrade...let me know Art

 

 

I'll do a quick survey in the next few weeks and order some photogrades. I will also be looking at ordering some of the new ANA Grading Guides.

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The last book I bought was the Syllogue Nummorum Sasanidarum Volume 3.

Two of the 6 are now out meaning I have to spend at least another $600 to get the set.

 

Maybe I should sell my library and buy coins

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Maybe I should sell my library and buy coins...

 

Oh, no! ;)

 

Sell your coins ;) and buy books! :ninja:

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Maybe I should sell my library and buy coins...

 

Oh, no! ;)

 

Sell your coins ;) and buy books! :ninja:

 

You know, I mostly have. I've turned over the coins in my collection numerous times. The books on the other hand, I've pretty much kept. I've never had an urge to sell books, but I've sold a lot of coins. I bet that says something

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Just ordered...

 

The Official Guide to Coin Grading and Counterfeit Detection Edition #2

by David Hall (Foreword), John W. Dannreuther, Scott A. Gradi Travers (Editor), Jay W. Johnson (Introduction)

 

Can't wait for it to get here!

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This was wishful thinking.  It got lost in the post, so Amazon are sending a replacement one which will take 10-11 days to order.

Finally it arrived today, after Amazon sent replacements. Looking forward to some bedtime reading :ninja:

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I just ordered:

 

Standard Catalog of World Coins

Standard Catalog of World Paper Money

Standard Catalog of US Paper Money

 

They are all the 2004 editions, but I got them from half.com for a total of $16.97 plus shipping. I just couldn't resist the bargain. The new editions cost $87.11 total plus shipping on amazon. Ouch!

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Just ordered...

 

The Official Guide to Coin Grading and Counterfeit Detection Edition #2

by David Hall (Foreword), John W. Dannreuther, Scott A. Gradi Travers (Editor), Jay W. Johnson (Introduction)

 

Can't wait for it to get here!

 

 

Finally got it. Can't wait to get into it. It's a nice book.

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My 1st edition of the Coin World Alamanac arrived today thanks to another thread on this forum ;)

 

Now I just have to get the more recent version as well :ninja:

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Finally it arrived today, after Amazon sent replacements.  Looking forward to some bedtime reading ;)

 

 

I've just ordered my first book from Amazon and having read that i'm hoping like hell they don't lose it! £75 is alot to go missing... only another six weeks to wait before they can get hold of it and send it.

 

:ninja:

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