Charles Riley coins & medals

CHARLES RILEY
COINS AND MEDALS

Dealing in Coins, Medals, Commemorative Medals
and Items of Numismatic Interest

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NUMISMATIC BIBLIOGRAPHY

This bibliography is for guidance only. Please contact me if you have any queries. Books for sale are listed at the bottom of this page.

Commemorative Medals

Adams

JW Adams & AE Bentley, Comitia Americana and Related Medals (2007)

Adams & Chao

JW Adams & Dr F Chao, Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon (2010)

Allen

LL Allen, The World’s Show, Crystal Palace Medals and Tokens 1851-1936 (2000)

Allen vol.II

LL Allen, Recipients of Official Crystal Palace Medals awarded &c (2006)

Attwood

P Attwood, Italian Medals c.1530-1600 in British Public Collections (2003)

Attwood BAMS

P Attwood, British Art Medals 1982-2002 (2002)

Attwood MIB

P Attwood, Artistic Circles, The Medal in Britain 1880-1918 (1992)

Bardini

F Vannel & G Toderi, Medaglie e Placchette del Museo Bardini di Firenze (1998)

Baxter

B Baxter, The Beaux-Arts Medal in America (1987)

Betts

CW Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals (1894, reprinted 1964)

BHM

L Brown, British Historical Medals 1760-1960 (3 vols., 1980-1995)

BIHM

RP Puddester, Catalogue of British India Historical Medals (1987)

BNJ

British Numismatic Journal, journal of the British Numismatic Society (1903 to date)

Bramsen

L Bramsen, Médailler Napoleon le Grand (reprinted 1977)

Brettauer

E Holzair, Medicina in Nummis, Sammlung Dr Josef Brettauer (1937, reprinted 1989)

Carlisle

LJ Carlisle, Australian Commemorative Medals and Medalets from 1788 (1983)

CD

JCM Cresswell & JB Duncan, Teutenberg - A Master Engraver and his Work (2007)

CGMP

Catalogue Général Illustré des Editions de la Monnaie de Paris (various volumes, 1978-)

Cochran-Patrick

RW Cochran-Patrick, Catalogue of the Medals of Scotland (1884)

Collignon

J-P Collignon, La Médaille Française au XIXe Siècle et l’Histoire (1989)

Collignon

J-P Collignon, La Médaille Française et l’Histoire de la Guerre de 1870-1871 (1995)

Comfort

S Comfort, Matthew Boulton’s Naval Medals (2017)

Cox

N and A Cox, The Tokens, Checks, Metallic Tickets, Passes and Tallies of Wales 1800-1993 (1994), vol.2 (2012)

DF

D Fearon, Spink’s Catalogue of British Commemorative Medals 1558 to the Present Day (1984)

Diakov

ME Diakov, Medals of the Russian Empire, 1672-1917 (8 vols., 2004-2008)

Divo

J-P Divo, Médailles de Louis XIV (1982)

Divo

J-P Divo & F Page-Divo, Médailles de Louis XV (2009)

Divo

J-P Divo, Médailles de Napoleon III (2001)

Dry

C Dry, School Attendance Medals of England, Scotland and Wales (1992)

DW

WJ Davis & AW Waters, Tickets and Passes of Great Britain and Ireland (1922, reprinted 1973)

E

C Eimer, British Commemorative Medals and their Values (2nd edn., 2010)

Edge

B Edge, The First Dictionary of Paranumismatica (1991)

Edwards

E Edwards (ed.), The Napoleon Medals (1837)

Escande

P Escande, Les Médailles d’Algérie 1830-1962 (1996)

Eimer Pingo

C Eimer, The Pingo Family & Medal Making in 18th Century Britain (1998)

Eimer Wellington

C Eimer, Medallic Portraits of the Duke of Wellington (1994)

Eisler

W Eisler, The Dassiers of Geneva: 18th Century European Medallists, Vol. I (2002), Vol.II (2005)

Engstrom

JE Engstrom, The Medallic Portraits of Sir Winston Churchill (1972)

Forrer

L Forrer, Biographical Dictionary of Medallists (8 vols., 1904-1930, reprinted 1987)

Freeman

SE Freeman, Medals relating to Medicine and Allied Sciences (1964)

Giordano

JS Giordano, Portraits of a Prince – Coins, Medals & Banknotes of Edward VIII (2010)

Grant

MH Grant, Catalogue of British Medals Since 1760 (British Numismatic Journal offprints 1936-1941)

Grimshaw

M E Grimshaw, Silver Medals, Badges and Trophies from Schools in the British Isles 1550-1850

Grueber

H A Grueber, A Guide to the English Medals Exhibited in the King's Library (1881)

Hawkins

RNP Hawkins, Medalet and Check Makers 1788-1910 (1989)

Hennin

M Hennin, Histoire Numismatique de la Revolution Française (1826, reprinted)

Hern

B Hern, Hern's Handbook on the Medallions of the Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek and the Anglo-Boer War (2008)

Hill

GF Hill, Portrait Medals of Italian Artists of the Renaissance (1912)

Hill & Pollard

GF Hill & G Pollard, Medals of the Renaissance (1978)

Hocking

WJ Hocking, Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint (2 vols., 1906, 1910)

Irvine & Atterbury

L Irvine & P Atterbury (eds.,) Gilbert Bayes, Sculptor 1872-1953 (1998)

Jamieson

M A Jamieson, Medals awarded to North American Indian Chiefs 1714-1922 (1936, reprinted 2007)

Jones

M Jones, A Catalogue of the French Medals in the British Museum, Vol.1 1402-1610 (1982), Vol.2 1600-1672 (1988)

Jones CBM

M Jones, Contemporary British Medals (1986)

Julian

RW Julian, Medals of the United States Mint, The First Century 1792-1892 (1977)

Kienast

GW Kienast, The Medals of Karl Goetz (2 vols., 1980, 1986)

Kress

GF Hill & G Pollard, Medals From the Samuel H Kress Collection, Renaissance Medals at the National Gallery of Art (1967)

Laskey

JC Laskey, A Description of the Series of Medals struck at the National Medal Mint by order of Napoleon Bonaparte (1818)

Leroux

J Leroux, Médailler du Canada (1892, reprinted 1964)

Lincoln

WS Lincoln, Catalogue of Papal Medals (1898, reprinted 2000)

Loubat

JF Loubat, The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876 (1880)

McCammon

ALT McCammon, Currencies of the Anglo-Norman Isles (1984, supplement 1993)

MacMaster

H MacMaster, Catalogue of New Zealand Commemorative Medals 1941-2007 (2009)

Maier

N Maier, French Medallic Art 1870-1940 (2010)

Malpas

E Malpas, Lighter than Air, Two Hundred Years of Ballooning in Numismatics (1989)

The Medal

Publication of The British Art Medal Society, published twice a year, 1982 to date

MG

Catalogue of the Montague Guest Collection of Badges, Tokens and Passes (1930)

MI

E Hawkins, Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II (2 vols., 1885 reprinted 1969)

MI Plates

Plates to the above (1904-1911, reprinted as one in 1979)

Mitchener

M Mitchener, Jetons, Medalets & Tokens Vol.3 (1998), Vol.4 (2007)

Musante

N Musante, Medallic Washington (2 vols., 2016)

MYB

Token Publishing's Medal Yearbook (published annually)

Morel

LG Morel, Medallic Commemoratives of New Zealand 1865-1940 (2nd ed., 1996, supplement 2000)

Pinches

JH Pinches, Medals by John Pinches, A Catalogue of Works struck by the Company from 1840 to 1969 (1987)

Platt

JJ & AK Platt, The English Civil Wars – Medals, Historical Commentary & Personalities (2 vols., 2013)

Pollard Washington

JG Pollard, Renaissance Medals in the National Gallery of Art, Washington (2 vols., 2007)

Pollard Bargello

JG Pollard, Medaglie Italiane del Rinascimento, Muzeo Nazionale del Bargello (3 vols., 1985)

Prober

K Prober, Catálogo das medalhas da República (1965)

Prucha

FP Prucha, Indian Peace Medals in American History (1971)

Puddester

RP Puddester, Medals of British India, Volume I, Commemorative and Historical Medals from 1750 to 1947 (2002)

Reilly & Savage

Reilly, R., & Savage, G., Wedgwood, the Portrait Medallions (1973)

Reinis

JG Reinis, The Portrait Medallions of David d’Angers (1999)

Rulau & Fuld

R Rulau & G Fuld, Medallic Portraits of Washington (2nd ed., 1999)

SCMB

Seaby's Coin & Medal Bulletin, the monthly magazine of B A Seaby Ltd, approx. 1946-1991

Smirnov

VP Smirnov, Description de Médailles Russes 862-1908 (1908, reprinted 1990)

Spink BBM

Hayward, Birch & Bishop, British Battles and Medals (7th ed., 2006)

TH

TA Hardy, Remember Nelson: Campaign and Commemorative Medals, Portrait Medallions and Associated Insignia 1797-2005 (2nd ed., 2005)

Taylor

J Taylor, The Architectural Medal, England in the 19th Century (1978)

TTC

Thailand Treasury Department, Medals of the Rattanakosin Era 1782-1982 (1982)

Trowbridge

RJ Trowbridge, History, Coinage, Paper Notes, Medals and Memorabilia of Edward VIII of Great Britain 1894-1972 (1974)

Thompson

PJ Thompson, The Dassier Family and its Medals (2000)

Trusted

M Trusted, German Renaissance Medals, A Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum (1990)

WE

A Whittlestone & M Ewing, Royal Commemorative Medals 1837-1977 (8 volumes)

Welch

C Welch, Numismata Londinensia, Medals struck by the Corporation of London to commemorate important municipal events 1831-1893 (1894)

Withers

P & BR Withers, Token Book 3 – Tickets & Passes and their Values (2016)

Woolf

N Woolf, The Medallic Record of the Jacobite Movement (1988)

 

 

British and World Coins and Tokens

Bell Buildings

RC Bell, The Building Medalets of Kempson and Skidmore 1796-1797 (1978)

Bell Copper

RC Bell, Copper Commercial Coins 1811-1819 (1964)

Bell Political

RC Bell, Political and Commemorative Pieces Simulating Tradesmen's Tokens 1770-1802 (1987)

Bell Specious

RC Bell, Specious Tokens and those struck for General Circulation 1784-1804 (1968)

Bell Tradesmen

RC Bell, Tradesmen’s Tickets and Private Tokens 1785-1819 (1966)

Bell Unofficial

RC Bell, Unofficial Farthings 1820-1870 (1975), and Supplement by Bell, Whitmore , Sweeny (1994)

D

R Dalton, The Silver Token Coinage 1811 and 1812 (1922)

DH

R Dalton & SH Hamer, The Provincial Token Coinage of the 18th Century (1910-1918, reprinted 1990)

DW

M Dickinson & GC Williamson, Seventeenth Century Tokens of the British Isles and their Values (1986)

KM

Krause Mischler, various catalogues

N

JJ North, English Hammered Coinage (2 vols., 3rd ed., 1994)

R

Renniks Australian & New Zealand Token Values (2012)

S

Spink’s Standard Catalogue of Coins of England & The United Kingdom 2015

S

Spink’s Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands (2nd ed., 2002)

W

P and B Withers, British Copper Tokens 1811-1820 (1999)


Books for Sale

Clicking on the Stock Reference Number will bring up larger photographs and further details
Please note - where a book is large or heavy, postage guide cost is indicated after the description
It will be apparent that I have yet to perfect the art of photographing books, but I work on the principle that some sort of illustration is better than none!

Stock Reference No.

Author

Title

£

 

2263

Abbott, P.E., & Tamplin, J.M.A.,

British Gallantry Awards (1971)

£20

Abbott Tamplin British Gallantry Awards

0004

British Art Medal Society

The Medal No.14, Spring 1989

£10

British Art Medal Society The Medal No.14

2261

Grove, Frank W.,

Medals of Mexico vol.II, 1821-1971 (1972)

£25

Frank Grove, Medals of Mexico Vol.2

1620

Jones, Mark

British Museum, Acquisition of Medals 1978-1982 (1985)

£12

Mark Jones, British Museum Acquisition of Medals

2260

Pardo, Oscar

Condecoraciones Argentinas, La Orden del Liberador San Martin (1972)

£22

Oscar Pardo, La Orden del Liberador San Martin

2264

Poulsom, Neville

The White Ribbon, a Medallic Record of British Polar Exploration (1968)

£35

Neville Poulsom, The White Ribbon, Medallic Record of British Polar Exploration

4394

Sotheby (London)

European Historical Medals from Alnwick Castle (2 vols., 1980, 1981, with prices realised)

£75

Sotheby - European Medals Alnwick Northumberland 1980Sotheby - European Medals Alnwick Northumberland 1981

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