NEW COIN SURVIVAL MANUAL RELEASED AS SOFTWARE Random House's ultimate consumer protection resource for coin collectors and investors, The Coin Collector's Survival Manual®, Fifth Edition, has been released as a software program for Windows XP.
seven acclaimed books, How to Make Money in Coins Right Now.
Both were bestsellers in their own right, and now both are available together in a single, updated and timely volume. Among the topics covered in the new book:
•Unexpected changes in grading standards since 2003.
•How the popular registry set programs have changed the numismatic market, and how to use set registries to your advantage.
•Extraordinary insights and secrets of crack-outs and getting lucrative upgrades from third-party grading services. Well-known dealer Jim Halperin tells how he made millions in profits by resubmitting coins.
•Detecting altered, counterfeit and “doctored” coins.
•Comprehensive discussions by leading experts about taxes and tax consequences on buying and selling numismatic items, including record keeping, estate planning secrets, retirement plans and in-kind exchanges.
•Exposing the pitfalls and avoiding the dangers of ignorance when buying coins through online auctions.
•How to capitalize on the gyrations of gold prices when buying collectible gold coins. What coins you should buy when gold is moving up, and how to minimize losses when gold prices are falling.
•Security issues now facing collectors and investors after 9/11 and natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina.
Ed Reiter, Senior Editor of COINage magazine, declared, The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Fifth Edition has now become the most important coin book ever written... a spectacular tour de force that surely will be proclaimed an instant classic – and undoubtedly will stand for years to come as the gold standard for coin books on consumer protection and investment.”
Newsweek praised Travers as “the coin collector’s best friend,” and stated “you can’t afford to be without” The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual.
The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Fifth Edition ($22.95; ISBN: 0-375-72127-4) is available now in bookstores everywhere, or ordered online at www.RandomHouse.com or from amazon.com.