The Blue Book
is the widely-accepted wholesale price guide for U.S. Coins. The formal title is, "Handbook of United States Coins", published by Whitman Books. The Blue Book price is generally the amount you can expect a coin dealer to pay you for your coins, whereas the Red Book
value is the retail price the dealer plans to sell your coins for.
for the Blue Blook.
Also Known As: Coin Wholesale Price Guide
Common Misspellings: Bluebook
When we sell our extra coins to a dealer, he pays us the Blue Book
value for them.