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Early World Coins

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Early Weight Standards
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Robert Tye
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2009, softcover, sewn, 183p

£15 plus post

UK:  £18 post paid

Europe:  £21 post paid (Air)

USA: £21 post paid (Sea)
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contact me via:    info(AT)earlyworldcoins(DOT)com
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Note that Scott Semans and Michael Godier and  are stocking copies in the USA,
and should be able to deliver more cheaply and quickly than I within the USA
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http://www.coincoin.com/bkWG.htm
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http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/ecin/store/listCategoriesAndProducts.asp?idCategory=16
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A single volume introduction to early world coins comprising:

  • A catalogue of over 1,200 common or influential ancient and medieval coin types,  from Europe, Persia, India and China. Especially useful as a basic catalogue of the commoner Indian and Chinese issues.
  • sample page
  • A series of maps illustrating aspects of the spread and developement of coinage.
  • sample page
  • Short accounts of about 170 different coin types and denominations, their origins, influence etc
  • sample page
  • An introduction to ancient and medieval denomination sets
  • sample page
  • An overview of pre-modern systems of weight, and their influence on coin weight.
  • sample page