Nothing is as thrilling as finding cool (and often valuable) stuff right under your feet. So grab this guide and get ready to dig up more and more finds. Packed with helpful information on making your search successful and exciting, The Metal Detecting Bible serves up step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and useful photos that can turn you into a professional treasure hunter.
From quick-start tips for novices to insider secrets for the most experienced hobbyists, this hands-on guide is the ultimate resource on all aspects of metal detecting.
- Choose the best metal detector
- Learn where to search and why
- Practice appropriate swing techniques
- Integrate advanced GPS technology
- Scout out beaches, parks and historic sites
- Gain permission to hunt on private property
- Identify antique coins, relics and jewelry
- Use handy target recovery tools
- Clean and safely preserve your finds
- Sell your finds for a profit
The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn youinto a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible.You’ll learn what coins can teach you about history andgeography, develop organizational and observational skills, andlearn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it.And you’ll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins,world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets yournumismatic juices flowing. Discover how to:Start your collection correctlyEvaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and moreBuy interesting coins without breaking the bankLocate rare and expensive coinsGet savvy about avoiding fakesGet the whole family involved in your collectionDevelop a buying strategyClean and handle coins safelyKeep your collection secure at home and on the roadInvestigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coinsCreate complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or goldU.S. coins
When it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies,2nd Edition is right on the money!