Wednesday, April 07, 2010
(Susan Headley: About.com) When I penetrated this Chinese counterfeiting ring, many people were skeptical about this problem. Not any more, thanks in large part to the work of myself and a couple of other journalists who have exposed these counterfeiters and heightened awareness of the problem around the world. . . .
Full story at: About.com: Coins
Thursday, April 01, 2010
If there is one book that every coin collector needs on their bookshelf, it would be A Guide Book of United States Coins 2011: The Official Red Book.
There are plenty of other coin collecting guide books out there (read my negative review of the 2010 Blackbook Guide to United States Coins), but none come close to the Red Book for both content and color images.
As of April 1st, the 2011 Red Book is now on sale. Collectors have a choice between the hardcover or spiral editions. But whichever edition you choose, the Red Book is definitely one of the single best collecting investments you can make.
When you hear “buy the book before the coin,” the Red Book is usually the “book” they are talking about.