Item #7120 COINS, MEDALS, AND SEALS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIBED. WITH A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF COINS AND COINAGE, INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUNG COLLECTORS, TABLES OF COMPARATIVE RARITY, PRICE LISTS OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS AND TOKENS, &C., &C. W. C. Prime.
COINS, MEDALS, AND SEALS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIBED. WITH A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF COINS AND COINAGE, INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUNG COLLECTORS, TABLES OF COMPARATIVE RARITY, PRICE LISTS OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS AND TOKENS, &C., &C.

COINS, MEDALS, AND SEALS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIBED. WITH A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF COINS AND COINAGE, INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUNG COLLECTORS, TABLES OF COMPARATIVE RARITY, PRICE LISTS OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS AND TOKENS, &C., &C.

New York: Harper & Bros. 1861. 8vo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, gilt. 292 pages, including 114 plates. Spine slightly worn, with cloth tears at extremities; a bit dusty. Very good. Item #7120

The first American beginner’s guide to coin collecting. Sometimes overlooked by American numismatic researchers because of its main title, this work is filled with interesting information covering the entire range of American numismatics, and it provides great insight into the customs and attitudes surrounding coin collecting in this country in the mid-nineteenth century. Attinelli 114.

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