A Guide Book of Half Cents and Large Cents (Red Book #2) (Paperback)

A Guide Book of Half Cents and Large Cents (Red Book #2) By Q. David Bowers Cover Image
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Volume #19 in Whitman's best-selling Bowers Series covers two of the earliest U.S. coin denominations: half cents and large cents. These classic copper coins were made from 1793 into the late 1850s. In this colorfully illustrated book, America's popular early coppers are given the famous Q. David Bowers treatment: insightful study, rich historical background, and detailed data analysis. Bowers the "Dean of American Numismatics" and the most prolific numismatic author of all timetells you everything you need to know to be a smart collector: how to evaluate quality, determine value, understand the market, and make good buys. Along the way, he explains why, in all of American coinage, half cents and large cents possess a special charm. You'll learn how the history of the developing nation shaped the coins' designs and production, and the effects the War of 1812 and other national events on their coinage.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780794843168
ISBN-10: 0794843166
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
Publication Date: July 7th, 2015
Language: English
Series: Red Book

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