And here's a teaser about another Whitman book, planned for release early next year.
Len Augsburger writes:
Our publisher has posted the tear sheet on the PCGS US coin forum.
Dennis Tucker writes:
The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint, by Joel Orosz and Len Augsburger, will answer all your questions --- and more.
You'll be able to buy the book in January 2011.
What a great title! One edit I'd make in the blurbs, though. Orosz and Augsburger aren't like History Detectives; they are History Detectives. A great deal of work over a number of years has gone into the making of this book. I'm looking forward to it!
Joel Orosz adds:
The title came out Whitman's marketing department, but since it was evocative of Walter Breen's "Secret History of the Gobrecht Coinage," Len and I kinda liked it.
To read the complete Coin Forum post, see:
THE BOOK BAZARRE
“A Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars.”
The latest entry (#15) in Whitman's popular Bowers Series! Lavishly illustrated in full color, this book features high-resolution enlargements for important overdates and other varieties; mintages, specifications, and market values in multiple grades (including Full Bell Lines for Franklin halves); buying tips; and more. 304 pages. By Rick Tomaska; foreword by Q. David Bowers. Order your copy for $19.95
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