A newly published book presents a history of gold coins through the ages.
Money that Changed the World: A History of Gold Coins and
Currencies, by Svein H. Gullbekk, is now available from a U.S. distributor.
Gullbekk is professor of numismatics at the Museum of Cultural
History, Oslo University. In the book he presents “the beauty, power
and glory of gold coins,” across 2,500 years, according to the
publisher, Scribendarius. The book traces the history of gold coins
from 625 B.C. to World War II.
The hardcover book’s 234 pages include 196 color illustrations.
Sample pages may be viewed at the distributor’s website, www.coin-currency.com.
The Coin & Currency Institute offers the book for $69.50 plus
$5.75 shipping and handling.
To order, visit the company’s website, telephone the firm at
800-421-1866 or email it at email@example.com.