Our forthcoming book on Gunmoney

Tuesday 28th July 2020

Here are a few sample pages from our forthcoming book on Gunmoney.  We are still working on the book and some pages may be slightly different in the final version.

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Review of P Timmins: Gunmoney

Friday 10th April 2020

Back in October 2017 we received notice of a new book to be published by The Numismatic Society of Ireland.GUNMONEY: THE EMERGENCY COINAGE OF 1689-1691 FOR THE IRISH CAMPAIGN OF JAMES II.Philip Timmins. Published by The Numismatic Society of Ireland.Gunmoney is fascinating. A few facts:- there are: a pewter groat…

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The grading (and describing) of numismatic books de-mystified for the beginner

Wednesday 18th March 2020

Grading numismatic books is much like grading coins. Some people, however, manage to turn something nice and easy into a mystical exercise full of jargon. To describe books offered for sale here I use very simple rules. Unfortunately, numismatic book grades, although they use much the same words as coin…

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Join the Merrymakers

Friday 15th March 2019

This is a very rare and interesting cardboard ‘coin’ which shows that you cannot rely on a date, or portrait that appears on a coin.What appears to be the obverse imitates a Victorian period penny. The other side announces: Join The MERRYMAKERS at DALE & KERLEY’S CAFÉ Dancing Free Daily…

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