|Gold Coin Guides
Australian & World Guides
Older editions can be found at 2nd hand book stores, Ebay and coin dealers.
English Pattern, Trial and Proof Coins in Gold,Alex Wilson and Mark Rasmussen
Cambridge University Press
The Pitt Building
Cambridge CB2 1RP
ISBN 0 95377 540 2
The book attempts to catalogue all known pattern and proof coins in gold, together with
off-metal strikes and unofficial fantasies, also in gold. Included are the English series
from Edward VI to Elizabeth I (1547-1603) and the coinage of Great Britain from James I
to Elizabeth II sterling coinage (1603-1968). Very Comprehensive.
Standard Catalogue3rd Edition
World Gold Coins
Chester L Krause and Clifford Mishler
700 East State Street
Iola WI 54990-0001
ISBN 0 87341 213 3
Gold Coins of the World5th Edition
From 600AD to Present
Robert Frieburg, Arthur and Ira S. Friedburg
The Coin and Currency Institute, Inc.
116 West 32nd Street
New York, 10001
ISBN 0 87184 305 6
Although the edition shown is fairly old, the current edition ( The 7th ) is out now.
Essential for any gold coin collector, but since it covers such a huge amount of coins
the information is a little sparse. Can be obtained from most coin dealers, Krause Publications and some 2nd hand
South Africa's First Gold CoinMatthy Esterhuysen
The Rustica Press
ISBN 360 00307
Research on the Burgers Dies and Burgerspond 1874
Intrinsic Values of Gold CoinsDon W Mason
D Mason & Associates
PO Box 21023
The World of Gold TodayTimothy Green
Walker and Company
720 Fifth Avenue
ISBN 0 8207 0437 9
Historic Gold CoinsBurton Hobson
Doubleday & Company Inc
One of the first books with full colour throughout, studies more the history of the coin
and its design than give technical information.
A rather enjoyable read.
Gold CoinsHans Schlumberger
"Goldmunzen Europas seit 1800"
Oak Tree Press Ltd
116 Baker St
Blurb inside cover reads "....listing some 6,000 coins with nearly 2,000
Its true, but this book failed to impress. It may be because all the information is
available in the other guides or because of the brevity either way, not recommended as a
single volume reference.
The Gold Coins of England, Arranged and Described:Robert Lloyd Kenyon
Being A Sequel to Mr. Hawkins' Silver Coins of England
209 text pages plus Table of current (late 1800s) coin values, Index, and 23
black-and-white plates illustrating the coins each chapter discusses. Private handwritten
letter from author laid in. Dated 9 Sept. (18)87, it addresses the then-owner of this
title, one Rev. F.B. Dickinson, in a charming and legible hand, and is signed "R L
Kenyon." Dickinson"s bookplate laid in to front pastedown; his signature and a
date (5th Sept 1887) are penned onto half-title page, and on recto of rear free endpaper
appears in the same handwriting, "Pre-Victorian gold coins withdrawn from
circulation 1890." Cutting from Times Newspaper laid in giving notice on
de-monetisation of underweight gold coins