Warman's U.S. Coins & Currency Field Guide by Arlyn Sieber

By Arlyn Sieber

This convenient consultant might help amateur and skilled coin creditors make ecocnomic judgements approximately every thing from pennies to dollars.

Filled with 450 amazing colour photographs and illustrations, recommendation on coin grading, detecting counterfeits, and correctly dealing with cash and notes, this compact reference is enormous on details. Readers will detect information about every thing from U.S. nickels, dimes and quarters, to gold cash and gold financial institution notes, and treasury notes, between others.

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00 Quarter .......... 00 Dollar .......... 00 Clip (two types) — Coin struck on a blank that has part of its edge missing. There are two causes. A “regular clip” is caused by the punching device attempting to cut out the form of another coin before a previously punched blank is out of the way. A “straight clip” is caused when a blank is punched out too close to the end of the sheet of metal. Cent .......... 50 Dime .......... 00 Half .......... 00 Nickel .......... 50 Quarter .......... 50 Dollar ..........

Unpopular in the more developed parts of the country, many of the dollar coins sat in government or bank vaults for decades. Minor silver also became more common during this era. Early in the 20th century, Theodore Roosevelt led the nation to a new level of intellectual consciousness, promoting ideas as diverse as national parks and the artistic merits of the nation's coinage. For the latter, he looked outside the Mint and sought the greatest sculptors of the day. Most of the new coin designs reflected neo-classical artistic trends also prevalent in Europe.

Of course, not everyone lives in such a climate. One common solution to this is to store a packet of silica gel in the container with the coins. The gel is a desiccant and absorbs moisture from the air. It can sometimes be obtained at photo shops if not your local coin dealer. ERROR COINS An error is a coin manufactured incorrectly or one that is manufactured correctly on damaged or incorrectly made dies. S. Mint's attempts to limit errors or prevent them from entering circulation. Because the modern automated manufacturing process creates far fewer errors and greater uniformity than older methods, collectors of modern coins prize such mistakes.

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