Great deals on one book or all books in the series. The series of a guidebook of united states coins, more popularly known as the red book is very collectable. The blue book was orignially supposed to be the lowest possible price a coin should, could, might. Connect with dealers, other coin collectors and put coins up on your wishlist look up coin prices and values and ask for coins on your wishlist to make offers for. Originally a price guide, the red book has evolved to include information concerning historical background, photographs, dimensions, and. Download your very own the world of coins book absolutely free. At the age of six he began with sea shells, and soon graduated to coins, the gateway drug to so many other fields of collecting.
A staple since 1947 and popularly dubbed the red book, this publication is released annually and has a bit of everything. Red book blue book grey sheet and actualized prices. Bestselling annual guide prices 7,900 coins pelham, alabamathe 71st edition of the hobbys guide book of united states coins popularly known as the red book will launch at the whitman baltimore coin and collectibles expo on march 30, 2017. The black book is the wholesale version of the books above and shows relative wholesale values when you sell coins into the. Red book, us guide for risk assessment by national research council. Official home of the red book the 1 price guide for us coins. This is the red book of canadian coins, a new reference authored by expert numismatist james haxby. Ocial red a guide book of united states coins 2015 the ocial red book spiral r s.
A guide book of united states coins 1947 tribute edition. It features new and extensively updated content reflecting the current market for. Rather already noted that using either for pricing is impossible. Both are impossible unless they can forsee the future. The official red book united states coins 2020 by r. The most common us coin value book is called a guide book of united states coins the official red book authored by r. Billed as the biggest, most useful red book ever, the deluxe edition measures 7 x 10 inches and has 1,504 pages. By the age of ten, toms dad would drop him off at coin shows within driving range, picking him up. From what i have seen the blue book is just rock bottom pricewise, maybe the same % under red book year to year, so they just print the same propaganda to give false hope that buyers could get no problem coins for those prices. A guide book of united states coins the red book is the longest running price guide for u.
In this book, well explore the reactions of alkynes pdf phenomenon of coin collecting and give you ways to. The official red book features fullcolor, actualsize and enlarged photos, with historical details about each piece. My guess is that someone like bowers or the tpgs do have population estimates for most of the 3731 us coins minted for circulation. Between these two exceptionally wellwritten books many insights and reliable facts about rare coin collecting are presented. The red book is being sold already in april of one year and dated the following year. I am aware of the grey sheet, but given the frequency that i purchasesell coins less than 10 a year on either side i cannot justify the expense of the grey sheet subscription. Home auctionarchive jewelry, watches, books numismatic books 1948 red book a guide book of united states coins 2nd edition r. It covers every canadian and provincial coinage and token series from colonial times to the present day, plus bullion, commemoratives, varieties, errors, and others.
Yeoman and kenneth bressett and published yearly by whitman. The red book is vital and fairly comprehensive guide to us coins, i know dealers who dont consider coin a variety unless it is in there. With ken bresett taking on the title of editor emeritus and jeff garrett taking over as senior editor, they seem to be a bit behind in some minor, but for some of us. Get started with instant access to coin prices, history, and grading guides. The official red book, mega red a guide book of united states.
Look up coin prices and values to see how much your collection is worth. Red book us coin price guide the definitive reference for any united states coin ever minted. Between all formats, 24 million copies have been sold. Red book coins pdf the official red book is online, offering its valuable info in an easy to browse site. A guide book of united states coins, 34th edition 1981 by r. Jan 07, 2014 much more detailed and encompassing than the blue book, the red book is used by both collectors and dealers on a daily basis. The red book has a lot more information and gives the prices that the coins sell for. The official red book, a guide book of us coins 2018 by r. The red book has been valued by hobbyists for more than five decades as a comprehensive reference to historical data and. About whitman publishing whitman publishing is the leading producer of numismatic reference books, supplies, and products to display and store coins and paper money. Greysheet is fairly accurate and many on the forums, dealers, etc use it. Youll find 32,500 prices for more than 7,600 coins, tokens, medals, sets, and other collectibles. I am aware of the grey sheet, but given the frequency that i purchasesell coins less than 10 a year on either side i. Rightclick link above save link as choose location save.
Red and blue book price list pdf, 20kb jims coins and precious metals buy sell appraisals coins jewelry bulliion mint errors stamps watches member. Collectors around the country love the book s gradebygrade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, highresolution photographs, and accurate mintage data. Discover the 11 best coin collecting books provident. The larger size and increased page count combined make the deluxe edition five times bigger than the regularedition red book. A guide book of united states coins 2017 spiral bound 9780794843894 r. Updated yearly, red book coin values also explain the history of certain coins as well as select records for coins sold at auction. Colletti in the last two articles we took a look at various regular and special editions of a guide book of united states coins by r. The red book 2018 is out the middle georgia coin club. The red book is a wealth of info on the different series of coins. A guide book of united states coins, 33rd edition 1980 by r. Once in a lifetime opportunity purchase collection of 11,000 red and blue books for just 50c ea postpaid. Except for a oneyear hiatus in 1950, publication has continued to the present.
A guide book of united states coins the official red book, first compiled by r. It features new and extensively updated content reflecting the current market for collectible coins. Along with its sister publication, the older handbook of united states coins the official blue book, it is considered an authoritative u. Rather than purchase my copy from a dealer, i could not pass up the opportunity to have. The red book tells you, covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty old west silver dollars and dazzling gold coins.
However it still isnt 100% accurate as some coins that greysheet has a price on is far too low as perhaps the coin has lots of interest lately and lots of people are paying much more than what. Red books, plans for landscape gardens by humphry repton. The red book is the primary reference guide for coin collectors. Red book, nickname for a guide book of united states coins by r. Use of this date at the bottom of page 5 separates the first printing from the second. A guide book of united states coins, first edition 1947, first printing. The official red book a guide book of united states coins 2017. Nov 09, 2008 the red book has a lot more information and gives the prices that the coins sell for.
The black book is the wholesale version of the books above and shows relative wholesale values when you sell coins into the market. Oct 18, 2010 the red book was supposed to be the highest possible price. Red book vs blue book us, world, and ancient coins ngc. From what i have seen the blue book is just rock bottom pricewise, maybe the same % under red book year to year, so they just print the same propaganda to give false hope that buyers could get no problem.
The first edition, dated 1947, went on sale november 1946. A guide book of united states coins, 36th edition 1983 by r. Much more detailed and encompassing than the blue book, the red book is used by both collectors and dealers on a daily basis. Aug 18, 2015 the red book tells you, covering everything from early colonial copper tokens to hefty old west silver dollars and dazzling gold coins. Youll find prices for more than 6,000 coins, tokens, medals, sets, and other collectibles. The red book is recognized as the premiere resource for u. The official red book a guide book of united states coins is 73 years young and going strong. Although the 72nd edition of a guide book of united states coins has been out since april, it seems like whitman is doing a bit of behind the scenes reorganizing for the future.
The guide book and handbook got their nicknames and now. Yeoman back to searchbrowse page for a larger image, click on lower right hand corner. This bestselling onevolume library helps you make smart buying decisions as you build your collection. Coins for sale for susan b anthony type dollars items. Incomplete sets will often bring several hundred dollars. I think the really main difference is many people collect the red book but ive never heard of anyone collecting the blue book. A guide book of united states coins, deluxe edition, 2nd edition. The red book offers coin prices as well as hundreds of color coin photos, historic information on coins, and explanations of how to grade your coins. The red book is more than just a coin price guide to help make smart buying decisions, it serves as an outstanding. Difference between red book and blue book coin community forum. Even keep track of your coin collection in an online database. This book is more commonly called the red book, and is seldom out of arms reach. Whats the difference between the red book and the blue.
Originally published in 1946 by whitman books, a guide book of united states coins. The 2011 has been out for about 6 months now so unless the people at whitman can forsee the future, any price they put on a coin is just a guess. Books about coins, paper money, gold and silver bullion collecting coins, paper money, silver and gold bullion. Our preference is the spiral bound version because it lays flat, instead of folding closed like a bound book, while you look away at your coin. So i am having an issue with the prices listed in the red book and the blue book by r. The official red book, now in its 66th year, is famous nationwide as the premiere resource for u.
The official red book is and has always been the most up to date and accurate collection of retail prices for all u. The official red book a guide book of united states coins. Another important thing to note is the red book now comes in a larger size for us old people. Red book of united states coins pdf the official red book is online, offering its valuable info in an easy to browse site. A guide book of united states coins, 35th anniversary edition 1982 by r.
The series, from 1947 to date, has developed into a specialty collection all of it own. Our highquality books educate readers in the rich, colorful history of american and world coinage, paper currency, tokens, and medals, and teach how to build great collections. Jan 17, 2017 the red book is vital and fairly comprehensive guide to us coins, i know dealers who dont consider coin a variety unless it is in there. I think this is the best buy for anyone collecting u. The red book is an invaluable tool for coin collectors and is still the most significant u. The red book, alternate name for the 3rd edition of the postscript language reference. The official ana grading standards for united states coins. This is the first book anyone beginning to collect rare coins should purchase. Bressett was at the whitman publishing booth autographing copies of the newly released 2008 red book. The official red book by r s yeoman online at alibris.497 906 778 833 119 1219 312 1126 1127 124 1075 394 1035 1004 450 779 1414 1513 245 1270 397 743 1496 411 277 334 685 65 202 1002 976 1143 603 1387 33 1466 631 1096 153 1388 1479