Michael Mitchiner. Published by Hawkins Publications, Sanderstead, London, 1979. HB (blue buckram cloth with gilt-lettered spine and cover). 640 pages with over 4,750 coins catalogued with b&w illustrations, some with enlargements. 205 x 295mm. ISBN 0904173186. Nice clean secondhand, good to very good. Price new is £195 + postage (we can also supply)
Reaches the parts that few other books even dare to mention, including tiger tongues, sycees, packsaddle money, and other weird forms of curious currency as well as the usual round flat stuff. India & Ceylon 6th-20th centuries; European colonial powers in India & Ceylon; Himalayas to South-East Asia; the Far East, China, Vietnam, and Japan.