The fourth edition of this standard reference catalogue has been fully updated, with a revised section on the Anglo-Gallic coinage - namely those coins struck in France by the kings and princes of England between 1154 and 1453 - with new information and current prices throughout.
Newly updated edition 2020. A global illustrated history and guide to world coinage, from its origins in the 7th century BC to the present day, featuring coins and collectables from up to 200 countries.
From primitive pieces to elegant modernity, this definitive guide illustrates different styles and forms. It offers tips on how to recognise the key elements of each period and featuring full-colour photographs.
The notion of retrieving a bit of the past-by owning a material piece of it-has always appealed to humans. Often our most prized possessions are those that have had a long history before they came into our hands. Part of the pleasure we gain from the...