News release from Scott A. Travers, author of the Coin
Collector's Survival Manual, now in its revised seventh edition:
(New York, NY) - The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual , one
of the best-selling and most honored hobby books of all time, has just
been released in a new Revised Seventh Edition.
Like previous versions, the profusely illustrated new 404-page
paperback, with a 16-page color insert, is packed with a wealth of
inside information and valuable tips from its award-winning author,
nationally known New York City coin expert and consumer advocate Scott
“This revised edition incorporates a vast amount of facts, figures
and insights not published previously in this or any other book,”
The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Revised Seventh
Edition contains a complete, up-to-date list, in chart form, of
states where collectible coins and bullion are subject to sales tax –
a vital tool with major implications for coin buyers. Sales taxes and
tax exemptions for coins and bullion are shown, as of April 2015, for
every state in the Union, listed state by state.
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The new volume also provides detailed information on recent
developments at the leading certification services, including in-depth
analysis of registry set programs and “plus” grading at the Professional Coin Grading
Service (PCGS) and the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America (NGC).
And it takes readers behind the scenes at the Certified Acceptance
Corporation (CAC), which has evaluated billions of dollars worth
of certified coins since its founding in 2007 and exerts enormous
influence on the coin market.
Distinctive CAC stickers on holders housing certified coins are
widely viewed as the numismatic equivalent of the Good Housekeeping
Seal of Approval and can greatly enhance the marketability and value
of those coins.
Among its other highlights, The Coin Collector's Survival
Manual, Revised Seventh Edition also includes:
- The latest on "plus" grading and submissions at
PCGS, NGC and CAC.
- The newest tax- and estate-planning
secrets, with every bit of tax advice revised and updated by leading
tax and legal experts for 2015 and beyond.
- Updates on tax
law threats and regulatory proposals.
- A whole new section
on PCGS and NGC Message Boards.
- Updated email and web
addresses for all of the most popular coin contacts and
Travers is president of Scott Travers Rare Coin Galleries LLC in New
York and author of nearly a dozen trade books. The Coin
Collector’s Survival Manual, his first, has won multiple Book of
the Year awards from the prestigious Numismatic Literary Guild.
The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Revised Seventh Edition
($22.95; 432 pages, includes 16-page color insert; trade
paperback; ISBN 978-0-375-72339-1) was published by House of
Collectibles, an imprint of Penguin Random House in New York, and is
available now in bookstores everywhere. It also can be ordered online
at www.PenguinRandomHouse.com and is also available
as an e-book.
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