Bowers provides a wealth of information on each issue: mintages, existing populations, grading standards, values, auction records, keys to collecting, and more. Historical background sets the coins in the broader context of American life from the 1790s through the 1850s. Hundreds of full-color images, careful analysis, and Bowers??s engaging style make this book a treat for anyone interested in our nation??s early history.
576 pages, softcover, color, 6 x 9 inches.