San Antonio: Aurora Rarities, 2017. 4to, original pictorial boards. vi, 288 pages; extensively illustrated in color. New. Item #4762
The standard work on the coins and medals of this fascinating ruler, who reigned from 1833 to 1868. This landmark reference provides historical and numismatic background leading up to and through the period in question, a brief biography of Queen Isabel II, and a comprehensive listing of the coins and patterns of her reign. Fantasy issues and medals are also covered in detail. Presentation of each series includes historical background, rarity, pricing, metrology, and information about counterfeits and forgeries. Extensively illustrated in color, this will remain the standard work on the subject for quite some time.