WORLD COIN BOOKS
There is an old saying in the coin hobby, "buy the book
you buy the coin". Related to it is another old saying
is power". Knowing what to look for in a coin can save you
of dollars - and perhaps even make you some money. There are
of collectors out there that "cherry pick" dealers because they read
book and know what to look for.
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WORLD COINS -
GENERAL REFERENCES & PRICE
Due to the
Krause Publication's new pricing policy towards retailers, I am no
longer carrying most of their books.
I can special order a book if you need a particular title.
& MEDIEVAL COINS
- CONTSTANTINE'S DAFNE COINAGE AND
Speck & Huston. A study of the local coinage of
Great during the building of the new capitol city with an historical
introduction and rarity ratings. 12 pages + plate.
& FAR EASTERN COIN
JNDA THE CATALOG OF JAPANESE COINS AND BANKNOTES
An excellent book listing and pricing Japanese coins and currency from
ancient times to the present, including WWII Occupation issues for
China and Japanese Invasion Money. Includes coins and
varieties not found in the Krause catalogs. Prices in Yen.
Text in Japanese but has English titles and headings so it is easy to
use. 300 pages, plus a pull out chart of Japanese
commemorative coins. soft cover. Highly recommended for
collectors of Japanese coins or paper money.
BK-JNDA14 2014 JNDA THE CATALOG OF
COINS AND BANKNOTES.
OLD COINS OF
CHINA by Holger
small but complete identification guide for Chinese cash coins from
to 1912AD. Best book if you just want a to identify Chinese cash coins by
emperor without going into varieties. Features line drawings of
coins. Reprint. 26
and plates. softcover. $6.00
BK-Jorgensen OLD COINS OF CHINA by Holger Jorgensen
NOTGELD, TOKENS, ETC.
DIE DUETSCHEN NOTMUNZEN,
by Walter Funck, New 2012 ed.
well illustrated price guide to German municipal metal notgeld coins
issued from 1916 to 1924. Includes prices in Euros in 2
2012 edition. German text. 703 pages, hard cover. A
Must Have book
for anyone interested in German notgeld coins.
BK-FUNCK DIE DEUTSCHE NOTMUNZEN, by Walter
THE COINS OF THE GRAND MASTERS OF THE
ORDER OF MALTA
by Robert Morris. Reprint of this scarce 1884 work which covers the
history of the order, its Grand Masters, and its coins. 70 +
pages + 6 plates, soft cover $10.00
READING MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN COINS
by Ralph S.
Walker A helpful book to read and identify medieval European
coins. Covers scripts used, legends, abbreviations and other
includes an extensive bibliography. 44 pages, soft
- A CHECKLIST OF POPULAR ISLAMIC COINS
1st edition, by
Stephen Album. A listing of Islamic coins by dynasty with
and bibliography. Unfortunately no pictures. 68 pages, soft
cover. CLEARANCE SPECIAL
A GREAT BOOK ON
ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF TRADITIONAL
MONEY by Charles Opitz. This is the best book
available on Odd and Curious Money. It is a comprehensive
listing of odd and curious money from around the world. Includes lots
of pictures, cross references to other books, an extensive bibliography
plus a separate price guide. Though the title is rather daunting, the
book is well written, with a brief description, information and
pictures of hundreds of types of primitive money. 411 pages, hardcover,
plus 32 page softcover price guide.
ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF TRADITIONAL MONEY by Charles Opitz
EQUAL MEASURE FOR KINGS AND COMMONERS,
GOLD WEIGHTS OF
THE AKIN by Andre Nitecki.
Catalogs the wide
sizes and designs of gold weights used in much of western Africa along
information on the weight systems, history and much more. These weights
are popular with collectors of odd & curious money due to the
of attractive designs. 69 pages, soft cover, well
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