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A history of American currency

William Graham Sumner

A history of American currency

with chapters on the English bank restriction and Austrian paper money.

by William Graham Sumner

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Austria.
    • Subjects:
    • Money -- United States -- History.,
    • Currency question -- Great Britain.,
    • Paper money -- Austria.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBullion report.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on the High Price of Gold Bullion.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG501 .S82 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 391 p.
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5619778M
      LC Control Number68028648

      This landmark work is the standard reference on American Currency. It is internationally acknowledged as the most comprehensive and universally recognized guide on the subject, illustrating and valuating all types of United States paper the first year of Federal paper money, , to the present, the fronts and backs of all classes and types of currency, Reviews: 1. About Whitman Publishing Whitman Publishing is the leading producer of numismatic reference books, supplies, and products to display and store coins and paper money. Our high-quality books educate readers in the rich, colorful history of American and world coinage, paper currency, tokens, and medals, and teach how to build great collections.

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