Chats on Old Coins Reprint London 1913 Edition
by Frederick William Burgess
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|Publisher:||Asian Educational Services
|Pages:||393 Pages, Frontispiece, 258 Figures, 50 Coins Plates, Index, Bibliography
The Title "Chats on Old Coins Reprint London 1913 Edition" is written by Frederick William Burgess. This book was published in the year 2000. The ISBN number 812061447X|9788120614475 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. The book displayed here is a Reprint London 1913 Edition edition. This book has total of pp. 393 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Asian Educational Services. We have about 1739 other great books from this publisher. Chats on Old Coins Reprint London 1913 Edition is currently Available with us.
1. THE COLLECTOR'S AIM :
An outline of the hobby-The chief aims of the collector-- Marks of origin-The Nomenclature of coins
2. THE STORY OF Coinage :
The early adoption of currency-The spread of coined money-Method of coinage in olden time-The establishment of mints-Present-day systems.
3. COINS OF ANCIENT GREECE :
An increasingly popular series-Local currencies-Well-defined periods-Selected examples.
4. COINS OF ANCIENT ROME AND THE REPUBLICAN ERA :
The aes and its divisions-Silver and bronze Family and consular coins-Gold and silver of the Republic
5. THE COINS OF THE TWELVE GREAT CAESARS
The Roman mint-Coins and medallions of historic interest -The gods of the heathen-Triumphs, emblems, and inscriptions.
6. ROMAN CURRENCY UNDER THE LATER EMPERORS
Empire builders and the inscriptions on their coins-Debasing the currency-Late Byzantine coins.
7. EARLY BRITISH AND ROMANO-BRITISH :
The British currency before the landing of the Romans-The coinage of Imperial Money in britain, and of the continuance of its use after the evacuation of this country by the Roman troops.
8. THE SAXON PERIOD :
Early imitations of Roman money-The sceattas of the Saxons-The first penny struck by Offa-The last coins of the period issued by Harold II.
9. NORMAN AND PLANTAGENET :
Money of account-Many mint towns-The gold coins of Edward III-Anglo-Gallic coins.
10. COINS OF THE LANCASTRIAN AND 'YORKIST KINGS :
Difficulty in distinguishing the coins of the Henries-York in the ascendency-The ecclesiastical mint of Durham.
11. THE TUDOR PERIOD :
The first English sovereign-A new silver coin-Debased coinage of Henry VIII -Fine gold piece of Mary- Elizabethan silver
12. THE STUARTS :
England and Scotland under one king-The current coins of Charles I-Obsidial money.
13. THE COMMONWEALTH, AND AFTER THE RESTORATION
Coins without the royal name, title, or arms-The Lord Protector issues coins with his portrait-Regal currency restored-The famous petition crown.
14. THE HOUSE OF HANOVER :
Additions to the royal titles-Many issues during the reign of George III-Rare gold pattern pieces.
15. VICTORIA, EDWARD VII, AND GEORGE V :
Patterns and pieces withdrawn-Commemorative currency -Money in circulation to-Day.
16. REGAL COPPER COINS :
Early patterns for copper coins-Half-pennies of tin and copper with metal plugs inserted-Many issues and a new denomination in the reign of George III.
17. BRITISH COLONIAL CURRENCY :
The collection of early issues-Curious West Indian money -The East Indian series extended over a wide range-Some interesting European Islands currency.
18. IRELAND AND THE ISLE OF MAN :
Ancient ring money-Coins of the kings of Ireland- Separate issues under the English sovereigns-" Gun" money-Manx copper.
19. COINS OF SCOTLAND :
Early silver pennies-A fine series of gold-The coins of Mary Queen of Scots-Scotch coins under the kings of Great Britain.
20. AMERICAN COINAGE :
The currency of other nations-British moneys-After the Declaration of Independence-South American issues.
21. SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY TOKENS :
Private enterprise supplies small change-Town tokens- Tavern pieces-Traders' tokens.
22. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY TOKENS :
Pennies, half-pennies, and farthings-The spirit of The Times is seen in the sentiments of the mottoes and inscriptions- Not many farthings of the period.
23. NINETEENTH-CENTURY TOKENS :
Copper pennies and half-pennies-Silver tokens of 1811 and 1812-Countermarked silver-The aim of the numismatist.