The 53rd edition of Coins of England and the United Kingdom is
now available in the United States and remains a two-volume set for
the third year in a row.
The yearly classic published by Spink features pre-decimal issues in
a hardback volume and decimal coins in a paperback edition. The set
totals 806 pages with color illustrations throughout. The book lists
updated coin prices that reflect current market conditions.
Longtime authenticator explains how
counterfeiters up their game in their efforts to rip off the marketplace.
Also inside this issue, we provide a solution to examining those
tiny dimes in your collection.
Coins of England and the United Kingdom highlights every major
coin type from Celtic to present, covering the Roman, Anglo-Saxon,
Norman, Plantagenet, Lancastrian, House of York, Tudor and Stuart
periods. Modern milled coinage minted in 1561 during the reign of
Elizabeth I and coins up to the present day are also included,
according to the publishers.
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The information is arranged in chronological order and divided into
metals under each reign, further organized by coinages, denominations
and varieties. Decimal issues under Queen Elizabeth II are separated
from the pre-decimal coinages, and all decimal coinage since 1968 is
listed in the paperback volume.
Other topics addressed include tips for beginners, numismatic key
concepts and each coin’s historical information.
The Coin and Currency Institute has the books available for $48.50
per set plus $5.75 postage and handling. To order the books, visit the