Collecting Lucky Coins, Tokens, and Medals

By Rita Laws
(House of Collectibles, Paperback, 9780375720963, 129pp.)

Publication Date: February 14, 2006

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Learn the language of collecting lucky coins, tokens, and paper money, and the answers to these questions and more:

• What is the difference between a coin, a token, and a medal?

• What are the most important tools a coin collector needs?

• What should a bride put in her left shoe for good luck?

Insider tips on buying and selling techniques, along with a guide to reliable sources and a glossary.

A one-of-a-kind resource on what makes a particular piece ‘lucky,’ with tips on detecting counterfeits and keeping your collection safe.




About the Author
RITA LAWS, Ph.D., is the co-author of Adopting and Advocating for the Special Needs Child and Adoption and Financial Assistance (1997, 1999, Bergin & Garvey, 1997, 1999). She writes about adoption for various print and online adoption periodicals and trains chat room moderators for the National Adoption Center's AdoptNet Web site. Dr.Laws has been an adoption advocate and activist since 1979 and a NACAC and NAATRIN Representative since 1990.
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