"The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins" is a comprehensive guide book for vintage coin values that is commonly used by coin collectors. Whitman publishes an updated edition of this book yearly as of 2015. Whitman.com offers an online version of "The Official Red Book."
Whitman's "The Official Red Book" offers historical backgrounds, current retail values and high-resolution photographs for all American coins. The book also contains articles covering various coin-collecting topics, such as coin grading and how to identify counterfeits.
Whitman.com offers information from its "The Official Red Book" online for free, including historical backgrounds, photos and some values. To access complete value lists, users must pay for a subscription.