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Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Paper Money, 8th edition

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Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Paper Money, 8th edition

$24.95
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SKU:
0794850707

Expected release date is 9th Jul 2024

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Guide Book of United States Paper Money is a collector’s price guide and history of the paper currency of the United States dating from federal issues introduced during the Civil War to modern-day cash. Written by numismatists Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, the 420-page guide is printed in full color with more than 650 high-resolution images. This detailed reference provides a catalog and price guide for federal notes from $10,000 down to $1 face value, Treasury notes of the War of 1812, encased postage stamps, Fractional Currency, error notes, and uncut sheets. The book also explores topics such as signatures on U.S. currency; grading standards; star notes; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing; how cash is designed, printed, and distributed; and how to collect, store, and care for collectible paper money. Featuring more than 20,000 market valuations from recent sale and auction records, real-world analysis of the paper-money field, and the knowledge of recognized hobby leaders, and combines the standard Friedberg cataloging system with retail values in multiple grades for each note. The fully updated Eight edition builds on the critically acclaimed first through seventh editions, which have solidly established this book’s reputation as a popular and best-selling hobby reference, adding an all-new feature: top 100 prices realized at auctions, 2022-2023.

The Eight edition includes:

  • More than 20,000 market valuations from recent sale and auction records, real-world analysis of the paper-money field, and the knowledge of recognized hobby leaders
  • All federal series from $10,000 down to $1 face value, Fractional Currency, Treasury Notes of the War of 1812, encased postage stamps, error notes, and uncut sheets
  • More than 650 full-color images
  • Combines the standard Friedberg cataloging system with retail values in multiple grades for each note
  • Appendix on the signature combinations of the Treasurer and Secretary
  • All-new feature: Top 100 prices realized at auction, 2022-2023
  • Glossary, bibliography and introduction by numismatist/paper-money expert David Ganz
  • History of U.S. paper money
  • How to collect U.S. paper money

A Guide Book of United States Paper Money, 8th edition · By Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg; introduction by David L. Ganz · ISBN 0794850707 · Full color, illustrated · 6 x 9 inches, softcover, 420 pages