Kenneth Bressett’s Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting

How many numismatists got their start in this great hobby by collecting the coins they found in their pocket change? The answer, of course, is many!

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Whitman Publishing Releases New “Toolkit”: GOLD: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today

On the Fourth of July, 2017, Whitman Publishing will release a newly updated second edition of its award-winning book GOLD: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today, by Jeff Garrett and Q. David Bowers. It is available for preorder online (including at www.Whitman.com) and will be sold at bookstores and hobby dealers nationwide […]

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Stack’s Bowers Offers Gem 1851-O Half Dollar at Whitman Summer Expo

An exceedingly rare Gem 1851-O Half Dollar is among the many rarities that Stack’s Bowers Galleries will offer for auction at the Whitman Baltimore Summer Expo.

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From Stacks Bowers Galleries: The Blue Moon Collection Part II

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering the The Blue Moon Collection Part II in their upcoming official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo? The Blue Moon Collection Part II is the sequel to Part I that they offered in March of this year. It includes a wide selection of coins from […]

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Whitman releases new Check List and Record Book of United States Paper Money

Whitman Publishing announces the release of an updated Check List and Record Book of United States Paper Money for collectors of American currency. The 256-page softcover book retails for $9.95 and is available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com). The Check List and Record Book is designed as a convenient way for […]

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New Search & Save™ Coin Books On Dimes, Quarters, And Half Dollars From Whitman Publishing

Whitman Publishing announces the release of two new volumes in its series of combination book-albums trademarked under the name Search & Save. Each new volume consists of a 96-page hardcover book bound with a Whitman Classic Coin Album page for storing and displaying a customized coin collection. The Search & Save volumes are intended for […]

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Stack’s Bowers To Offer Choice Dahlonega Mint 1839 Liberty Head Half Eagle At The Whitman Baltimore Expo

The half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint in 1839 represent a very significant and popular issue from that Georgia mint. Our June 2017 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore will feature a delightful AU-58 1839-D half eagle that is among the finest survivors known. 1839 was the second year of production […]

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New, 3rd edition of MEGA RED features Great Depression hobo nickels

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins) officially debuted at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 30, 2017, and now is available nationwide. Among the book’s special features is a nine-page full-color appendix on hobo nickels. A hobo nickel is a Buffalo nickel […]

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2018 Red Book honors David Rittenhouse, first director of the United States Mint

The classic hardcover version of the 71st-edition Guide Book of United States Coins (the hobby’s popular “Red Book”) celebrates the 225th anniversary of federal coinage in Philadelphia. On its back cover is a commemorative gold-foil portrait of David Rittenhouse, first director of the United States Mint, who was appointed by President George Washington in 1792.

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Pogue Collection Surpasses $106 Million

Setting a new world record for the most valuable numismatic cabinet ever sold, and perhaps a new world record for any holding of collectibles in any field, the D. Brent Pogue Collection netted total sales of $106,720,432.25 over the course of five auction events held from 2015 to 2017 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Santa […]

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