Cannot make heads or tails of numismatics? Welcome to a treasure-trove of information on numismatics, or rather, coin collecting. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world's oldest hobby, covering topics such as how to decide which coins to collect, ways to protect them, buying and selling on the Internet, attending coin shows, to assembling and diversifying your collection.
This handy guide covers all the basics of this fun hobby and shows beginners the ropes, from buying, collecting, and storing a collection to determining a coin's quality and authenticity. Includes over 100 illustrations and photographs. 2nd Edition.
This collection includes:Explanations in plain EnglishIcons and other navigational aidsTear out cheat sheetTop ten listsA dash of humor and fun