Seventeenth Century Tokens of the British Isles and Their Values
First published in 1986 and recently reprinted, this catalogue lists all known major types of the 17th-century series of token coinage issued in the British Isles between 1648 and 1679. The tokens were round, or sometimes octagonal or heart shaped, and mostly struck in copper or brass in denominations of farthings and half pennies. They offer an insight into life and trade, personal circumstances and local history in the third quarter of the 17th century.
British Battles and Medals
With detailed entries on each of 164 medals and the battles they mark, from Elizabeth I’s Naval Reward c.1588, generally associated with the defeat of the Armada, to the Iraq Medal 2003, this an indispensable guide for both amateur and expert numismatists. The volume is based on the original 1947 edition by Major LL Gordon, following an easy-to-use chronological format, but incorporating an enormous amount of new material. No jacket. Bound in silver embossed maroon linen.
The Uniform Coinage of India 1835 to 1947
A Catalogue and Pricelist
After an introduction sketching the situation in India that led to the standardization of the coinage in 1835, this catalogue provides an authoritative guide to the coins, arranged in descending denominations, under each ruler from William IV to George VI. The very detailed and clearly laid out entries include a wealth of detail as well as technical data, mintage numbers, actual sizes and photographs of each type of coin.