Collecting Rare Coins for Pleasure and Profit: An Insider's Guide to Today's Market by Q. David Bowers is one of the very few books in the market that portrays coins as an investment value. Even though coin collecting is a hobby for many individuals, there are certain people who invest in these coins.
Collecting normal coins that are unique in geographical distinction and other features are purely for fun. But there are certain rare coins and coins with historical importance, that when collected gives monetary reward for collectors. Thus the concept of coin collecting for profit has been in the international arena for a longer time. This book is for those people who want to play in that arena.
The 50 years experience of the author has come in effectively in all the concepts that he has shared among the masses through the book. The book describes everything related to rare coins. Even if you are new to coin collecting and want to collect rare coins as an investment option, you might find this book helpful. The interesting narrating style will keep you on the toes and will guide you all the way.
The historical importance of coins along with their values in the past are demonstrated with graphs which helps the readers estimate the market conditions. The book also covers tips and techniques for readers to buy rare coins and how to sell them to higher value for getting profit. The 140 pages of information given in the book cannot be found elsewhere and hence this book is the best buy for all coin collectors.