Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present. an Illustrated Standard Catalog with Valuations (Google eBook)
Coin & Currency Institute, May 1, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 766 pages
overs the entire history of world gold coinage form the 5th century B.C. through the modern coin issues of today. Part I, the section on ancient coins covers, in order, Ancient Greece, the Roman Republic and Empire and the Byzantine Empire. Part II lists the coins of the world in alphabetical order by country from approximately AD 600 to date. With current market valuations usually in the two most commonly encountered states of preservation. Tables of weight and precious metal content included with coins of each country.
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½ Ducat 100 Dollars 20 Francs 50 Dollars Arabic legend Arms Rv Arms/Rv Asarfi Aureus Baht Bimetal Bust/Rv Christ City view Coinage in grams Content Denomination Coinage Crowned arms Crowned bust d’or ND Dates of Weight Devanagari Dinar Doppia Double eagle Ducat ND Ecu d’or Electrum Escudos Euro Ferdinand Fineness Troy Ounces Floriated cross Florin ND Francs FRIEDRICH gold coins Gold Content Denomination Goldgulden ND grams Fineness Troy Gulden Head/Rv Helmeted JOHANN John King Lion Madonna Mints Mohur ND Rare ND Very Rare numbers Obverses Olympics Pagoda ND Persian legend Pesos Peter Piastres platinum Pounds Queen Rare Rare Rare Rare Very Rare Rare VF Reis Reverses as indicated Roubles Ruler standing Scudi Scudo d’oro ND Semissis SHAH Solidus Souverain d’or Square Stater struck Taler Tanka Three shields throne Tremissis Troy Ounces Tugrik UNC PROOF Unique VF EF VF-EF Weight Purity wreath Zecchino Zlotych Zürich auction