A Guide to the Study and Arrangement of English Coins: Giving a Description of Every Denomination of Every Issue in Gold, Silver, and Copper, from the Conquest to the Present Time, with All the Latest Discoveries, Parts 1-3

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J.R. Smith, 1870 - Coins - 286 pages


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