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The 30th anniversary edition of coin collecting's one-and-only, single volume 20th century world coin book and price reference is the best ever. A new two-column format allows collectors to fully view the more than 48,000 obverse and reverse coin illustrations. The accompanying listing for each coin begins with the coin's denomination to create an easy point of reference. Each listing prices coins in up to four grades of condition and includes the mintage number and mintage date. More than one million prices have been thoroughly analyzed and completely revised to reflect current market values. Every known world coin minted since 1901 is covered. Includes essential reference information helpful to collectors of all skill levels such as a how-to-use tutorial, international numeric guide, identification charts, foreign exchange rates, and many more useful tools.
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Chester L. Krause started Krause Publications in 1952 with the first issue of Numismatic News. In 1972, he and Clifford Mishler coauthored Standard Catalog of[registered] World Coins. This hobby standard launched the beginning of book publishing at Krause Publications, sparking the flame that would help create the world's largest hobby and collectibles publisher. Since 1952, Chet has been a steadfast figure in the numismatic world. Clifford Mishler joined the company as a member of the numismatic editorial staff in 1962. He has served on the U.S. government's annual Assay Commission and on the Coins and Medals Advisory Panel of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. In 1984, the American Numismatic Association recognized his lifelong dedication to numismatics and presented its highest honor to him, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. Employed at Krause Publications since 1975, Colin R. Bruce II oversees production of all numismatic catalogue titles that relate to foreign coins and paper money. He has earned 16 awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild for his work.Synopsis:
This is a sourcebook for world coins, containing more than one million prices and covering nearly every coin of the 20th century. This updated edition covers the years 1901 to 1998, and has detailed photographs of obverses and reverses. It also covers metallic composition, precious metal weights, mint and privy marks, and dating and descriptions of design details and edges. More than 30 pages of reference information are provided, including instant identifiers, number system charts, monogram identifiers, mint information and tables.
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Book Description Krause Publications, 1998. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Huge 1999 edition softcover in glossy, excellent, unmarked condition: slight handling, pages somewhat age-yellowed. 1872 pages. [2.3 lbs]. Seller Inventory # 074767
Book Description Krause Publications, 1998. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0873415930-2-4