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The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of Liberty Seated Silver Coins

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SKU: 10614
AUTHOR/EDITOR: Q. David Bowers
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Immerse yourself in the full expanse of the U.S. Mint’s historic Liberty Seated coinage—half dimes, dimes, twenty-cent pieces, quarters, half dollars, Gobrecht dollars, silver dollars, and trade dollars. These classic silver coins, featuring the Goddess of Liberty seated with a cap and pole, were minted from 1836 until 1891. Minted in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Carson City, and San Francisco, they fueled American commerce from the Hard Times Era through the nation’s gold and silver rushes, the Civil War and its aftermath, finally retiring during America’s Gilded Age.

“Dean of American Numismatics” Q. David Bowers presents hobbyists with everything they need to know about collecting Liberty Seated coins: a date-by-date catalog of more than 750 coins, mintages, grading standards, auction records, keys to building a high-quality collection, and more. With trademark wit and experience Bowers describes the rich historical background of these coins and their era. More than 1,500 full-color images and a wealth of knowledge that cannot be matched in any other single source make this the leading reference on Liberty Seated coinage.  21st entry in Whitman’s bestselling  Bowers Series  of numismatic reference books.

“"Bowers offers both beginning and experienced numismatists a fresh perspective on collecting these fascinating silver coins.”" -- —Leonard D. Augsburger, Vice President of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: July 2015
Size: 6x9
Pages: 608



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