Coin Research Books by Roger W. Burdette
All are available from Wizard Coin Supply (www.wizardcoinsupply.com)
Renaissance of American Coinage 1905-1908 2006.
Origin and development of the Saint-Gaudens and Pratt gold coins of 1907 and 1908. Substantial new discoveries including gold patterns, unpublished letters, and much more. The standard reference.Detailed photos and carefully referenced text to original sources. NLG Book of the Year, 2007. Hard cover, $64.95 retail.
Renaissance of American Coinage 1909-1915 2007.
The seminal work on the Lincoln cent, Buffalo nickel and Panama Pacific commemoratives. Complete, accurate explanations of designs, production difficulties, proofs and U.S. Mint events include destruction of 19th century pattern hubs. Another standard reference for these coins. NLG Book of the Year, 2008. Hard cover, $64.95 retail.
Renaissance of American Coinage 1916-1921 2005.
The book that awakened coin collectors to lost stories of the new silver coins of 1916 and the Peace dollar. Complete revision of nearly everything about these coins. NLG Book of the Year, 2006. Hard cover, $64.95 retail.
Note: The three Renaissance books constitute a veritable 1,000 page encyclopedia of both the coins and production methods for this time period. Explanations of everything from making reductions to the proof coin processes are described in detail. This vital information is available nowhere else.
A Guide Book of Peace Dollars 2009. The first and only comprehensive reference book on the Peace dollar. This volume includes information on every date and mintmark combination, plus pattern and proof pieces. A detailed chapter presents entirely new research about 1964-D dollars. Soft cover, $19.95 retail.
Annual Assay Commission United States Mint, 1800-1943 2010. Complete, original manuscript minutes of every annual assay commission meeting for which records exist, plus coins reserved for assay prior to 1850. An indispensable research tool for the serious numismatist. NLG Extraordinary Merit, 2011. Set of 4 DVD in custom case, $75.00 retail.
Silver Dollars Struck Under the Pittman Act of 1918 2011. Complete, original manuscript daily journal entries of every date and mint of silver dollar struck from 1921 to 1928. Required reference for anyone involved with die varieties or coinage production. Includes a lengthy research essay on the Pittman Act. CD-ROM is jewel case, $12.95 retail.
Journal of Numismatic Research (JNR) Autumn 2012. Oberlin Smith coin press & Victor Janvier reducing lathe. Black and White, 50 pages. Released December 2012. Price $10 retail.
United States Pattern and Experimental Pieces of WW-II 2013. Coinage experiments for the cent and nickel before and during World War II. Completely erases all previously published information on these fascinating pieces. Released February 1, 2013. Full color printed edition of 190 pages. Price $29.95 retail.
Journal of Numismatic Research (JNR) Spring 2013. Inventions of Franklin Peale for the U.S. Mint. Released electronically February 27, 2013. Printed edition of 135 pages due in about 30 days. Price $20 retail.
From Mine to Mint: American Coinage Operations and Technology 1833 to 1937 2013. Equipment, technology, operations of the US Mint as it evolved from muscle to steam to electric power. Tentative release date: March 25, 2013. 560 pages, $39.95 retail