This work has been widely acclaimed as the standard catalogue for coins of the world. Listing the important coinage of every nation from Afghanistan to Zanzibar, it illustrates with more than 4,000 photos all the major types. The appendix covers coins of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. No other single book provides this information on such a wide range.
Here is what reviewers said of earlier editions: "Shows current coin valuations verified by dealers in the United States and in Europe." - New York Times. "One of the most up-to-date and comprehensive books of its kind." -Coin Dealer magazine. "A handy reference for the general collector of world coinage." -Numismatic Scrapbook.
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