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All books below will be autographed by John A. Wexler.

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E-MAIL:  If ordering by e-mail, please send your order to jwex@comcast.net.  When we receive your order we will send you an invoice through PayPal.  You can pay through PayPal using the above e-mail address, or you can mail payment by sending it to: John A. Wexler, P.O. Box 544, Quakertown, PA 18951-0544.

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The Authoritative Reference on Mercury Dimes

240 pages in the 8 ½ by 11 format.   $44.95 postpaid (Media Mail shipping).   $49.95 postpaid (Priority Mail shipping)

The Authoritative Reference on Mercury Dimes by Kevin Flynn and John Wexler is now available for purchase and shipping.

The primary purpose of this book was to create a complete and comprehensive reference for the Mercury dime series including all die varieties, history, patterns, authentication of rare dates, date-by-date analysis, and historical documents.

In 1999, the authors published Treasure Hunting Mercury Dimes, which contained 59 doubled dies and 50 repunched mint marks varieties (RPMs).  This book contains 64 doubled dies and 105 RPMs.  Only a few new doubled dies were added, but the number of RPMs was easily doubled.  For each die variety listed, detailed macro photos make identification much easier.  Most of the varieties include multiple photographs showing different details.  Included also for each variety is a detailed description of the variety, diagnostics, including die markers such as die cracks, die scratches, clashes, etc., which can make identifying the variety easier, as well as pricing and cross references.

Many archive letters were uncovered relative to the Mercury dimes and are included. This greatly helped in the analysis of the history section, especially for why the designs were chosen.  A section is included on the sculptor of the Mercury dime and an analysis of where he most likely chose the image of the obverse from.

The date-by-date section offers an analysis of each date including scarcity, striking characteristics, world history which occurred that year, hot topics, comments, current values, and the certified population counts from PCGS and NGC.  This was done for both the coins struck for circulation and the proofs.  An additional section describes the differences in the striking characteristics of the bands on the reverse, and shows examples of the different classifications.

An important addition to this book is an authentication section.  There are several rare and expensive coins in the Mercury dime series, such as the 1916-D, 1921, 1921-D, 1942/1, and 1942/1-D.  There have been many counterfeits generated over the years for these coins.  This section provides detailed photographs of genuine coins, and presents die stages for many of these to help in identification.

This book is being published by Kyle Vick at Stanton Books.  For dealer discounts on multiple copies, contact Kyle at (770) 640-5055.

All books ordered through me will be autographed by John A. Wexler.




The Comprehensive Guide to Lincoln Memorial Cent Repunched Mint Mark Varieties: 1959

260 pages in the 8 ½ by 11 format.  Was $44.95 postpaid, but now just $34.95 postpaid.  Add $5 for Priority Mail shipping.

The Comprehensive Guide to Lincoln Memorial Cent Repunched Mint Mark Varieties: 1959 is the first volume in a series of RPM books issued for the Lincoln Memorial cents.  It features all of the RPM varieties listed in the Wexler RPM Files for the 1959 Lincoln cents.  Currently there are 111 listings for that one date alone.  Those 111 listings are more than any other attributer.

The pages are printed on attractive high quality 70 pound acid-free opaque paper.  The book is 260 pages with nearly 1,100 photos and illustrations.  Some of the features of this book include: A forward by Albert B. Raddi; Photos and descriptions of all die markers, including stage markers; Die marriage changes; Grade pricing for all RPMs; Cherrypickers’ Guide and CONECA cross-references when known; A grading guide; Die marker terms as well as navigation directions and explanations.

All books ordered through me will be autographed by John A. Wexler.