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Objects of War: Currency in a Time of Conflict

By: Kevin Clancy

Price: $43.75

Publisher: London, Spink & Son Ltd.: 2018

Seller ID: 1202147

ISBN: 1907427902

Condition: New


Co-published with the Royal Mint Museum. War has shaped currencies, creating, abolishing and moulding them. By providing the means through which they have been fought, coins and banknotes have proved themselves an indispensable weapon of war. But the disruption that comes with conflict has seen usage of money change to cope with extreme circumstances. Coins have frequently been debased or often buried in hoards as an army advances, they have found themselves saving lives on a battlefield or becoming objects of sentiment as a memory of home. As symbols of state, money has offered the means thro... View more info