Information on Washington coins, medals, tokens, plaques and badges.
Author: Allen G. Berman
A Complete Token Collector's Library?In Just One Volume &break;&break;Fully revised and expanded - with pricing ready for the year 2000 - this is the latest and greatest edition of the all-time best-selling token catalog, combining Early American, Hard Times, Merchant, Civil War, Trade and Gay Nineties pieces in a single volume. Inside, you'll find hundreds of new token listings and thoroughly updated pricing that reflects recent increases in the market value of this popular realm of collectibles. &break;&break;Users of the previous edition will enjoy the dramatically improved photography, greatly enhancing your ability to discern hard-to-identify pieces. This edition boasts hundreds of never-before illustrated pieces, along with countless new, sharper images. In addition, background notes describing many metal tokens have been added or expanded, and many more unattributed "maverick" tokens have been properly identified. &break;&break;Thousands of tokens described and valued, in up to four condition grades &break;&break;Nearly 5,000 photographs for confident identification &break;&break;All-new section covering Civil War cardboard chits
This is the first catalogue of its kind, bringing together Bohemian, Hungarian and Polish medieval coinages from the 10th to the 15th centuries. Based on the newest scholarship and new coin attributions, the catalogue features more than 80 new coin types not listed in previous catalogues with over 1600 coin types illustrated.
The coins of the Indian sultanates
Author: Stan Goron, J. P. Goenka, Michael Robinson (Numismatist.), Kenneth W. Wiggins
Publisher: Munshirm Manoharlal Pub Pvt Ltd
Illustrations: 3013 B/w Coins Illustrations Description: The coinage of the Indian Sultanates is a very important primary source for helping us to understand the political and economic history of much of what is now India, Pakistan and Bangladesh during the period from the beginning of the thirteenth century AD until the seventeenth century when the last of the sultanates, that of Bijapur, was absorbed into the Mughal Empire. The right of sikka, i.e., the fight to strike coins was one of the two juridically recognized expressions of the fight of the ruler to sovereignty, and it was a right that was jealously guarded. It is a happy feature of Islamic coinage that the coins bear information not only about the rulers' names and titles but very often also the place and date of minting. In this way we can follow the progress of their rule as their territories expanded or contracted. We can learn of rulers who are otherwise not known to history, their usually ephemeral reigns not recorded in any literary sources that have come down to us. We can also examine the metals used for the currency, its fineness or debasement, and seek to draw conclusions from that. The present book, however, does not go that far. It is not intended as an economic history of the sultanate period but as an extensive, illustrated catalogue of coin types. More types are included here than in any previously published book on sultanate coins. Many are published for the first time. They come from both public and private collections in India and elsewhere. Brief histories are included for each sultanate as well as comments on the coinage and the coin legends. An extensive bibliography is also provided. This book will serve as an essential reference for students and collectors of Indian sultanate coins and for anyone else interested in this period of South Asian history.
Cast Chinese Coins
Author: David Hartill
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
This catalogue is the most comprehensive ever produced for western collectors: • Covers the period from 650 BC to AD 1912. • Over 5,000 coins illustrated, described, and numbered. • Comprehensive Finding Guide allows any coin to be quickly located. • Guide to rarity and value. • Designed for use by beginners and experts. • The latest research and archaeological findings are incorporated. • Explains how to read the inscriptions on Chinese coins and describes the various writing styles used on the coins. • Pinyin and Wade romanisations; simplified and traditional characters. • Correct transliterations of non-Chinese inscriptions. • Historical background and contemporary accounts of the use of the coinage. • Numerous maps and charts. • Cross-references to Ding and Schjöth. • Annamese, Japanese and Korean coins outlined. • Awarded the 2005 Lhotka Prize by the Royal Numismatic Society.
The Coinage of Peru
Author: Henry Grunthal, Ernesto A. Sellschopp