British Coin Books

Books on wishlist include; A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; : a Complete, Illustrated Valuation Catalogue of Modern English Coins With Official Reports...Year and Historical Notes About Each
British Coin Designs and Designers
The Soho Mint, The Industrialisation of Money

Coin News Magazine

Monthly
Token Publishing
An English magazine that often has great articles on Australian coins, by looking through the back issues and picking the ones that contain the articles you desire, saves you subscribing to unnecessary issues.
Price includes international postage.
Coin News Magazine
A Thousand Guineas

A Thousand Guineas


W Bryce Neilson
2003
Galata Print

"A checklist of imitation guineas and their fractions"
Quite thorough but could benefit from more pictures.

Benedetto Pistrucci
Principal Engraver &
Chief Medallist of the Royal Mint
1783 - 1855

Michael A Marsh
1996
25A St Neots Rd
Hardwick
Cambrigeshire CB3 7QH

ISBN 0 9506929 2 1

Wow !!!, absolutely stunning plates of Pistrucci's work, along with detailed research on the man.
Benedetto Pistrucci Principal Engraver & Chief Medallist of the Royal Mint
Basic Heraldry

Basic Heraldry


Stephen Friar & John Ferguson
1999
1st Edition 1993
A & C Black Ltd
Bramley Books

ISBN 1 84100 051 5

Heraldry and British coins go hand in hand, yet to get stuck into this one.

A New History of the Royal Mint

1st Edition
C E Challis
1992
Cambridge University Press
The Pitt Building
Trumington St
Cambridge CB2 1RP

ISBN 0 521 24026 3

I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is easy to read and thoroughly engrossing, no matter what your interests, this book is a must read !
A New History of the Royal Mint
The Story of British Coinage

The Story of British Coinage

Peter Seaby
1985
B A Seaby Ltd
8 Cavendish Square
London W1M0A

ISBN 0 900 652 74 8

2000 Years of British Coins and Medals

John Kent
1978
British Museum Publications Ltd
Bedford Square
London

ISBN 0 7141 0842 1
2000 Years of British Coins and Medals

The Guide Book of Canadian Coins,
Paper Currency and Tokens
1659-1965
Modern British Coins
1797-1965
Australian and New Zealand Coins

H.C. Taylor & Somer James
1965
Canadian Numismatic Publishing Institute
Winnipeg
Canada

An interesting find, this book was found in Tasmania. It has a brief history of Canadian currency with price guides to Canadian, British, Australian and New Zealand coins

Nickel For Coinage

H G Stride
1964
178-202 Great Portland St
London W1

Mr Stride used to work at the Royal Mint, this book sponsored by The International Nickel Company is really a sales pamphlet for nickel coins.
It delves into the history of nickel and the early experiments with coining with it, onto modern processes.
Nickel For Coinage
Coin Collector's Journal The Coins of King George VI

Coin Collector's Journal
The Coins of King George The Sixth


Some dude is editor
March/April 1952
Wayte Raymond Inc
New York

Attempts to list all Commonwealth issues of King George VI to date at that time, a rather intersting item.

British Postage Stamp Design

3rd Edition
John Easton
1945
Faber and Faber Ltd
42 Russell Square
London

The strong relationship between stamp and coin design means that many of the same designers were used, this little tome has some interesting snippets on them.
British Postage Stamp Design
A Guide to the Coins of Great Britain & Ireland In Gold, Silver And Copper

A Guide to the Coins of Great Britain & Ireland
In Gold, Silver And Copper

Major W Stewart Thornburn
Circa 1886
L Upcott Gill
170 Strand
London
United Kingdom

Colour plates here and there, valuations from the time and a heap of advertisments for other books from publisher.

The Gold Coins of England, Arranged and Described:
Being A Sequel to Mr. Hawkins' Silver Coins of England

Robert Lloyd Kenyon
1884
Bernard Quaritch
15 Piccadilly
London
United Kingdom

Some history in and around this book, quick glance showed interesting plates and much research.
The Gold Coins of England, Arranged and Described

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