Ever thought of making it rich hunting for error coins and silver in rolls of coins from the bank? Much more difficult than it seems, this guide provides the framework for enjoying the hobby, by making the most of it and providing wonderful numismatic alternatives to the typical strategies of coin roll hunting. Learn how to get access to better rolls, take advantage of opportunities at your local bank, and find valuable coins that most roll hunters are not looking for.
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One of Canada’s first metallic currencies in the isolated north was the Made Beaver Token of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s East Main District. This fascinating token has a storied history of collecting by numismatists and likely played a pivotal role in introducing the Canadian decimal system to First Nations people. Today the token is still heavily studied as new and exciting information about its use and manufacture are still mysteries.
Northern Writers Volume 5 – Edited by M.D. Meyer
Take a look at the oft forgotten token coinage of the isolated, mining-reliant towns of Northern Manitoba. Brace yourself for unheard of freezing temperatures and constant battles with the elements of nature as settlers attempt to making a living in their new towns, using tokens to help them survive.
Richly detailed story-telling of the most exciting and strangest hoards, in which many of the treasures are yet to be found. Every metal detectorist, amateur archaeologist, and casual numismatist will be delighted to discover the legends that Bowers weaves.
U.S. Civil War Store Cards 3rd Edition – Edited by John Ostendorf
The long-awaited third edition of George and Melvin Fulds’ quintessential tome has been updated to include full-color photos, die analysis, and revised Fuld Rarities. A number of tokens have been moved to a new section of the book to accommodate those which are unlikely to be contemporary examples.
Civil War Sutler Tokens & Cardboard Scrip 2nd Edition – Edited by Richard W. Irons
Gorgeously illustrated and full of history, this guide presents more detailed information on the various sutler tokens of the Civil War and those who issued them. New discoveries were made and several previous mysterious remain unsolved.