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NUMISMATIC ARCHAEOLOGY OF NORTH AMERICA: A FIELD GUIDE. Marjorie H. Akin et al. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, New York, 2016. Guides to Historical Artifacts, 4. 290 pp. with 624 ills. 29 x 22 cm. LC 2016-44082 ISBN 9781611329209 In English.
Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 164346. Note: the publisher confirms that this title was issued as volume 4 in the series Guides to Historical Artifacts (a series formerly published by Left Coast Press), even though the series title is not imprinted. Publisher's description: Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North America with descriptions of the uses for, and human behavior associated with, each type. The book contains practical sections on standardized nomenclature, photographing, cleaning, and curating coins, and discusses the impacts of looting and of working with collectors. This is an important tool for archaeologists working with coins. For numismatists and collectors, it explains the importance of archaeological context for complete analysis.
Indexing: Western — United States — Several Periods — Medals and Coins — Archaeology
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 164347
Paperbound $59.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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