Text on U.S.Half Dimes

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Paddy54, Mar 17, 2019 at 10:10 AM.

  1. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I believe I got lucky last night being able to score this book under $50. It's been awhile I've been trying to find one reasonably priced. Some of these old references out of print are like hens teeth!
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    If you see one in your travels < $ 50. Buy it you'll easily double your out lay flipping it.
     
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  3. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Nice. I bought this when it was first published a nd it sits in my library
     
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  4. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Well not only this text in particular as there are lots of out of print books and references.
    Some of these text have so much information lost over the years.
    I always at a show I'm on the look out for older references for sale.
    This find is one again I've been on the hunt for...
     
  5. mlov43

    mlov43 주화 수집가 Supporter

    Wonder if this one is at the Newman Numismatic Library online?
     
  6. NSP

    NSP Well-Known Member

    You’re not kidding about some of these reference books being like hens teeth. I’ve been keeping an eye out for the Federal Half Dimes book for a year now and only a couple have been listed (one was very overpriced and I missed out on the other one). Congrats on snagging this one!
     
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  7. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Years ago, I paid about $8 for the same book. Not many wanted it or the matching Dime book. Today, $50 is a good deal. I tell my son to be careful when he sells my library. Cool old books bring strong prices.
     
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  8. Dave Waterstraat

    Dave Waterstraat dave700x

    I just checked and it is...
     
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  9. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    These two are worth their weight also.... 20190317_113953.jpg 20190317_113802.jpg
     
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