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Tom Bilotta of Carlisle Development Corporation forwarded this press release about a new book on "Coin Collecting in Retirement". -Editor

Coin Collecting in Retirement Carlisle Development Corporation announces the release of Coin Collecting in Retirement/Managing an Inherited Collection, by Tom Bilotta. The softcover edition is available at at $19.95. The book is also available in eBook formats at, Barnes & and other eBook resellers.

Bilotta, the founder of Carlisle Development Corporation has published numismatic software since 1994 and as a result has become very familiar with the needs and experiences of coin collectors, especially those in retirement. The primary focus of the work is to guide numismatists towards approaches which will enable the reader to enhance their enjoyment of coin collecting by adapting their collecting pursuits to accommodate the specialized challenges faced by retirees.

Major topics included in the book are:

  • How coin collecting differs during the retirement years
  • Selling coins, a new experience for many collectors
  • The advantages of simplifying your collection
  • Understanding the needs of your family
  • Organizing your coin collection for ultimate disposition
  • Re-allocating your collection assets to focus on areas of personal interest with new challenges and growth opportunity.
  • Estate planning considerate of the specifics of your family and their interest in coin collecting

The second major section focuses on the needs of inheritors of a coin collection:

  • How to approach a coin collection
  • Approaches to selling different kinds of coins
  • Basic information needed to protect/preserve the collection
  • Guidance in allocation of time to achieve the best outcome

There are many books targeted to the needs and education of coin collectors, however this is one of the first to focus on the specialized needs of retired numismatists.

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