Coin Collecting For Dummies

Author: Neil S. Berman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052188
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Can’t make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world’s oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection. The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history and geography, develop organizational and observational skills, and learn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it. And you’ll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins, world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets your numismatic juices flowing. Discover how to: Start your collection correctly Evaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and more Buy interesting coins without breaking the bank Locate rare and expensive coins Get savvy about avoiding fakes Get the whole family involved in your collection Develop a buying strategy Clean and handle coins safely Keep your collection secure at home and on the road Investigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coins Create complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or gold U.S. coins When it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is right on the money!

Superhobby Investing

Author: Peter Temple
Publisher: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 1897597339
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

What is 'superhobby investing'?Superhobby Investing is at the intersection of investing, collecting and other serious hobbies. It's about examining how you can ratchet up a hobby or a collecting passion into an investment option.If you are a stock market investor, this book will show how you can use the tangible assets that are normally part and parcel of collecting as a means of diversifying your portfolio. Or maybe you already own, or have inherited, some superhobby assets - a stamp collection or a set of first editions, say - but never thought of them as potential investments.Using this book, you can find out how to assess their value and how to convert them into a durable and profitable portfolio. This book shows you why developing one or more superhobbies can be a good idea, and looks at various forms this tangible asset investing can take.In each case the book explains how the markets operate, what the risks are, what returns can be expected, and what knowledge and skills are required. Each asset profile includes: - The history of investment in the asset- The basic characteristics and features of the market- The examination of long term returns, with detailed figures- The tax angles (if applicable)- The major issues- How to buy and sell, including major dealers and auctioneers- Sources of information

eBay co uk Business All in One For Dummies

Author: Steve Hill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119997184
Release Date: 2010-12-28
Genre: Computers

Whether you’re new to eBay or an existing business looking to expand online, this bumper book covers all the essentials in one up-to-date and definitive guide. Written by a team of eBay experts this readable guide is packed with advice on setting up your shop front, choosing the right things to sell, presenting and promoting your items, delivering to customers, managing your finances and handling the legal stuff. Combining 9 books in 1 Business All-in-One For Dummies is your key to a booming eBay Business This book will be adapted and fully updates to include essential UK information and up-to-date information on the eBay UK website, information will include: Up-to date site specific information and any recent changes policies and business strategies Setting up a business in the UK Small Business laws and legislation UK case studies UK payment methods UK taxation on goods European & UK shipping, delivery and packing methods UK data protection acts, laws and legislation UK websites UK geographic information

American Reference Books Annual 1980

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN: UOM:39015058397046
Release Date: 1980-04-01
Genre: Reference

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

The Numismatist

ISBN: UOM:39015063382090
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Numismatics

Vols. 24-52 include the proceedings of the A.N.A. convention. 1911-39.

Collecting coins for pleasure profit

Author: Barry Krause
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1558702075
Release Date: 1991-11
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Offers advice on coin collecting, discussing identification, storage, maintenance, and display

Gold Coins of the World

Author: Arthur L. Friedberg
Publisher: Coin & Currency Inst
ISBN: 0871843072
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

On 5 Continents and in more than 50 countries.Wherever gold coins are bought and sold, the indisputable standard reference. New. Revised. Expanded. Now, bigger and more complete than ever.This indispensible classic includes:760 pages, completely revised and updated.Austria, Belgium, Hungary and Russia expanded with many additions.More than 6,700 photos, over a thousand of them new.18,000+ listings, with many new discoveries.From the 6th century B.C. to date ? over 2,500 years of gold coinage from ancient Greece to modern Zambia.The universally-used Friedberg Numbering System: The world?s standard method of cataloging, describing, buying and selling gold coins. Market valuations in two states of preservation.A directory of the world?s leading gold coin dealers.Unsurpassed in content and scope. A must for every collector, dealer and library.

Buyer s Guide

Author: William White
ISBN: UVA:X002509536
Release Date: 1994-01
Genre: Library science