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Watercraft on World Coins - Volume II: America & Asia, 1800-2008 (Paperback) Loot Price: R962
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Watercraft on World Coins - Volume II: America & Asia, 1800-2008 (Paperback): Yossi Dotan

Watercraft on World Coins - Volume II: America & Asia, 1800-2008 (Paperback)

Yossi Dotan

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Organized as a catalog of ship coins, according to the popular KM-numbering system, these volumes list coins that have a common design are grouped under separate headings. Circulating coins and collector-oriented commemoratives are included and the coin images represent the many different ways in which the ships are depicted. Volume I"Fram," "Golden Hind," "Santa Maria," "Vasa," and "H.M.S. Victory" are names of famous ships that have played a part in Europe's maritime history and the stories associated with these and many other ships are told in this book of ship coins. Each narrative provides the historical background and watercraft experience and circumstance of the soldiers, sailors, admirals and generals, explorers, naval commanders, and fishermen who sometimes through bravery and sometimes through human error have merited a place in the historical record, and are associated with particular vessels that have merited the striking of a coin in record and remembrance. Each entry contains information on the ships, wherever available (length, beam, depth, and tonnage). The book constitutes a catalogue of ship coins organized according to the popular KM numbering system, with groupings under separate headings where ships have a common design. The coin images represent the many different ways in which the ships are depicted. Each volume contains a select bibliography and an index listing the ships, persons and other major topics covered in the narratives. Volume IIIncluding more than 600 narratives, the next in the series follows the publication of Volume I to describe coins from America and Asia.

General

Imprint: The Alpha Press Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: June 2010
Authors: Yossi Dotan
Dimensions: 171 x 246 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 346
ISBN-13: 978-1-898595-50-2
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Antiques & collectables > Coins, banknotes, medals, seals, numismatics
Books > Sport & Leisure > Transport: general interest > Ships & shipping: general interest > General
LSN: 1-898595-50-X
Barcode: 9781898595502

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