Author: David Groom
Release Date: 2010-07-10
Genre: Coins, British
This book covers the varieties of 20th Century Silver coins, from the smallest threepence up to and including the cupro-nickel Crowns. There are 240+ pages of information and identifiers to enable the collector to swiftly and definitively identify their coins with 249 photographs showing the features that distinguish each type for a particular denomination and year.Not just the major varieties are covered, like the 1926 ordinary and modified effigy halfcrowns. Also included are the minor types. For instance, there are descriptions of the wide range of minor types found on coins in the 1920s. The book also covers the varieties of the decimal cupro-nickel coins.In writing this book, the author has investigated many sources of information concerning silver varieties and has brought together all the disparate information concerning them into one informative manual, which will be invaluable to the collector.A bargain start price and a 'must have' for any serious collector of silver coinage.
This historic reference work for British coins is still the only catalogue to feature every major coin type from Celtic to the present day, arranged in chronological order and divided into metals under each reign, then into coinages, denominations and varieties. Under Elizabeth II the decimal issues are separated from the predecimal coinages, with all decimal coinage since 1968 listed in a separate volume.
To do its part in the war effort, the U.S. Mint changed from a copper cent to a zinc-coated steel version for one year, in 1943. Rumor quickly spread that anyone who found a 1943 copper cent would be rewarded with a car from Ford. Now you can display your collection of the legendary Lincoln cents of 1909 to 1958 in this beautiful four-panel coin folder. Larger in size than the average folder, this unit has room for 144 coins, the most of any similar folder.
The coins and tokens of colonial America and the early United States present a unique chronicle of our nation's birth. This comprehensive guide provides an authoritative reference on all pre-Federal coinage.