Pre-Order Now. Ships November 1, 2010. By Q. David Bowers, with foreword by David Akers. An updated, revised new edition of this popular entry in Whitman's Bowers Series. This full-color reference includes a chronicle of the nation's smallest gold coin; an inside look at mints and the minting process; discussion of Proofs; advice on collecting gold dollars; tips on how to be a smart buyer; full-color illustrations; a coin-by-coin study of Type I, Type II, and Type III gold dollars, with valuations and population data; an appendix of auction prices; a selected bibliography; and more --- all written in an engaging and informative style. If you collect gold coins, you need a copy of this book. Full Color, 6x9 Format, Softcover, Fully Indexed, 288 Pages.