General Coin Books and Guides

Classical Deception

Classical Deception
Counterfeits, Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Coins

Wayne G Sayles
2001
Krause Publications
700 East State Street
Iola WI 54990-0001
Krause Publications

ISBN 0 87341 968 5

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The Coin Atlas

Joe Cribb, Barrie Cook, Ian Carradice
1999
Little, Brown and Company
Brettenham House
Lancaster Place, London WC2E 7EN

ISBN 1 85605 468 3

The authors claim it is "A Comprehensive View of the Coins of the World Throughout History", still reading this one, so far it is comprehensive but very brief, probably due to the huge amount of subject matter.
The Coin Atlas
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Numismatics

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Numismatics

Richard G Doty
1982
Robert Hale Ltd
Clerkenwell House
Clerkenwell Green, London EC12

ISBN 0 7091 9981 3

Its just that, a dictionary of numismatic terms and history with some illustrations from a mainly US viewpoint.

Coin Collecting As A Hobby

Burton Hobson
1980
Sterling Publishing Company
Two Park Av
New York NY 10016

ISBN 0 8069 6018 3

Good little book dealing with the time honoured basics of collecting from a mainly US point of view.
Coin Collecting As A Hobby
The World of Coins

The World of Coins
A Dictionary of Numismatics

C.C. Chamberlain
Revised 1976
By Arthur Blair

ISBN 0 340 21022 2

Its just that, a dictionary of numismatic terms and history with some illustrations from a mainly British viewpoint.

A Catalogue of Modern World Coins
1850 - 1960

10th Edition
R S Yeoman
1972
Western Publishing Company
Racine
Wisconsin

Best described as an early Krause style catalogue, this seemingly small book is feature packed, but pricing and some information is very dated.
A Catalogue of Modern World Coins 1850 - 1960
Coins and Coin Collecting

Coins and Coin Collecting

Howard Linecar
1971
Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd
London

Rather informative book covering coins,collecting and history, a pretty well balanced book.

Coins

John Porteous
1964
Octopus Books Ltd
59 Grosvenor St
London W 1

ISBN 0 7064 0196 4

Covers coins from 7th century BC to coinage reform of the 19th century with some modern issues, an informative read on how coins came to be and their usage throughout history.
Once described as "..the best single volume introduction to the history of coinage..."
Coins
The Beauty and Lore of Coins, Currency and Medals

The Beauty and Lore of Coins, Currency and Medals

Elvira & Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli
1975
Riverwood Publishers
Smithsonian Institute

ISBN 0 7153 6691 2

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