August 2nd, 2016

NEW BOOK: Second Edition of Mega Red Available

Second Edition of Mega Red Available

[ATLANTA, GEORGIA] The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as Mega Red, is now out. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and with more pages, Mega Red retails for $49.95. It can be ordered online (including at and is available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide. American Numismatic Association members receive a 10 percent discount off all purchases from Whitman.

Like the first edition, the second edition of Mega Red covers American coinage from New England colonial times to the modern day—half cents through $20 gold double eagles, plus bullion, commemoratives, Proof and Mint sets, significant tokens and medals, error coins, and other numismatic collectibles. It follows the basic structure of the regular-edition Red Book, but each chapter is dramatically expanded, with more grades and prices, historical information, die varieties, detailed grading instructions with enlarged full-color illustrations, specialized advice on strike characteristics and other technical details, market analysis, and valuable guidance on collecting and investing in rare coins.

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