A Guide Book of Gold Eagle Coins Whitman Book
Q. David Bowers brings his signature recipe of historical narrative, market analysis, and valuable advice for collectors and investors to the 24th volume in Whitman’s popular and award-winning Bowers Series of Official Red Books. The Guide Book of Gold Eagle Coins covers the United States’ golden $10 coins minted from the 1790s to 1933. These include some of the Philadelphia Mint’s earliest coinage, the famed Turban Head eagles of 1795 to 1804; the long-running series of Liberty Head eagles, minted for nearly 70 years from the 1830s to the early 1900s; and the innovative Indian Head eagles of 1907 to 1933.
This full-color reference includes a chronicle of the nation’s $10 gold pieces; an inside look at mints and the minting process; discussion of Proofs; advice on collecting gold eagles; tips on how to be a smart buyer; full-color illustrations; a coin-by-coin study, with market values, auction results, and other data; a selected bibliography; and more—all written in Bowers’s engaging and informative style.
This is a one-of-a-kind guide for forming a high-quality collection of gold eagles, and is a must-have for any gold coin collector.
- Foreword by Douglas Winter
- Chapter 1: Overview of $10 Gold Coins
- Chapter 2: Mints and Minting
- Chapter 3: Proofs for Collectors
- Chapter 4: Circulation and Distribution of Eagles
- Chapter 5: Eagles on the Numismatic Scene
- Chapter 6: Collecting $10 Gold Coins
- Chapter 7: Using This Book to Understand the Market
- Chapter 8: Early $10 Gold Coins, 1795–1804
- Chapter 9: Liberty Head $10 Gold Coins, 1838–1907
- Chapter 10: Indian Head $10 Gold Coins, 1907–1933
- Appendix A: Mintage Totals of $10 Gold Goins
- Appendix B: Selected Pricing Catalogs
- Appendix C: Eagles in the National Numismatic Collection
- Appendix D: $10 Gold Coins from Treasure Finds