More than 100 commonly traded gold bullion coins & bars are listed in THE GOLD BOOK A GUIDE TO COMMONLY TRADED GOLD BULLION COINS & BARS by M.A. Olsen & Alison Matthews. The guidebook follows a simple format intended for use by appraisers, attorneys, bankers, coin dealers, investors & jewelers. "THE GOLD BOOK IS A MUST FOR EVERY APPRAISER'S TOOL BOX." writes Terry King, ASA, in THE PERSONAL PROPERTY JOURNAL. Included for each issue are specifications, actual-size photographs & descriptions. Six appendixes - listing coins by diameter, thickness, actual gold content, total weight, purity & country of origin - a glossary & tables of equivalents & fineness make comparison & identification of issues easy. In NUMISMATIC NEWS Chester West says, "THE GOLD BOOK WAS COMPILED WITH CARE & AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY ANYONE NEEDING SPECIFIC FACTS ABOUT GOLD BULLION COINS & BARS. THE FORMAT MAKES IT EASY TO USE & THE INFORMATION OFFERED ON EVERY ISSUE IS COMPLETE." The 128 page soft bound book is conveniently sized at 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches & is priced at $19.95 plus $1.95 shipping & handling. To order THE GOLD BOOK (ISBN 0-9630498-4-4) contact Westminister, Colorado 80030-0276, telephone (303) 429-2512, Fax (303) 428-1842. VISA, MasterCard accepted.Olsen, Margaret A. is the author of 'Gold Book A Guide to Commonly Traded Gold Bullion Coins and Bars' with ISBN 9780963049841 and ISBN 0963049844.