Collecting World Coins, 1901-Present: Standard Catalog of Circulating Coinage (Paperback)
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The world at your fingertips From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Collecting World Coins, 1901-Present, offers the most comprehensive country-by-country, fully illustrated catalog on the market for 20th and 21st century coins used in everyday commerce. Offering complete coin descriptions and nearly 20,000 actual-size illustrations to assist in coin identification, the new edition is a perfect reference for beginner to expert collectors alike, as well as coin traders and dealers interested in circulating coins found around the world. Each detailed listing includes: - Dates, mintmarks and mintages
- Descriptions of coin features
- Metal content, with weight and diameter in many cases
- Current market value in relevant grades of preservation
With this 15th edition of Collecting World Coins, you will be able to value your collection as well as see modern world history unfold through changes in governments, monetary system reforms, inflationary periods and wars as recorded through international circulating coinage.
About the Author
George Cuhaj has served the Krause Publications numismatic staff for 20 years. Before becoming an editor with the Standard Catalog of World Coins series he worked for the American Numismatic Society and as a cataloger for Stack's Rare Coins, both of New York City. Cuhaj is pas president of the American Medallic Sculpture Association and his art medal creations have been show internationally. Thomas Michael has served as a market analyst for 25 years at Krause Publications, which holds a reputation for creating the world's best-selling coin books. Michael holds a bachelor's of arts degree in history and a master of arts degree in economics.