From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on the expertise of dozens of specialists from around the world, plus Bowers’s own vast knowledge of the subject, the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins includes:

* Chapter 1: Money in Early America
* Chapter 2: Minting and Distribution
* Chapter 3: Collecting Colonial Coins
* Chapter 4: How to Use This Book
* Chapter 5: Silver Coins of Massachusetts
* Chapter 6: British Coins and Tokens for America, Early Issues
* Chapter 7: American Coins and Tokens from 1783 to 1788
* Chapter 8: Other Early American Pieces
* Chapter 9: European Coins and Tokens for America, Later Issues
* Chapter 10: Early Washington Coins and Tokens
* Chapter 11: Unrelated Foreign Coins
* Chapter 12: 19th Century Colonial Copies and Fantasies
* Selected Bibliography
* Index

This is the new definitive reference on colonial and early American coins and tokens, and related issues. Full color and fully illustrated with hundreds of detailed photographs.
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: February 24, 2009
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 352

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