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Lord Stewartby. English Coins 1180-1551.

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Lord Stewartby. English Coins 1180-1551.

Lord Stewartby. English Coins 1180-1551. London, 2009. Large Quarto, pp. xii, 571; 39 plates. Casebound in cloth, gilt decoration, jacket. "This book, written by the best known expert in the field, will provide an indispensable point of reference for students, curators, dealers and collectors as well as a ready source of information for historians and others with a more general interest in English medieval coins. The twentieth century was a period of intense activity in English numismatics. This volume aims to meet the need for a new and readable survey of the subject that pulls the strands together, so as to enable the user to identify, classify and understand English coins of the latter middle ages, in accordance with our up-t-date state of knowledge. In addition to dealing with the technical numismaticsof the series, the author has included a section on the mint accounts of each period, and a general historical and economic overview to put the coins in their context."