The Schneider Collection of English Gold Coins volume 2 - 1603 to the 20th century

by Peter Woodhead. Hardback with dust jacket, 210 pages and 58 fine photographic plates.
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The Herbert Schneider Collection, Volume Two. English Gold Coins 1603 to the 20th Century by Peter Woodhead

The Herbert Schneider collection of gold coins was formed over a period of 50 years by one of the leading experts in the field.

Volume 2 includes coins from the reign of James I to the end of the use of gold coinage as a circulating medium.

The introduction discusses the background for each ruler, the terms of the coin issues based on surviving mint documents, the numismatic classification, and the modern literature.

The meticulous catalogue of the 674 coins gives full transcriptions of the legends and details of the classification and die-linking of each coin. Every piece is illustrated on the 55 plates making the Sylloge a valuable tool for identification and further study. An additional 3 plates illustrate the 23 coins which were not included in the first volume.

Hardback, with dust jacket, 210 pages, 58 plates.

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