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Collecting Lucky Coins, Tokens, and Medals

By Rita Laws
(House of Collectibles, Paperback, 9780375720963, 144pp.)

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.

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