Three new book projects on Roman coins, Renaissance collecting, and Persian banknotes were announced by the American Numismatic Society
in the October 2015 ANS Enews -Editor
Three new publications are scheduled to go to press next month and be delivered by the end of the calendar year, appealing to wide
audiences. For those interested in Roman history, architecture, or general numismatics, Monuments in Miniature by Nathan Elkins is about Roman
architecture featured on coinage of the Roman Empire. Irritamenta: Numismatic Treasures of a Renaissance Collector, a two-volume set by John
Cunnally, will grab the interest of historians, numismatists, Renaissance scholars and art historians with its reproduction of a 300-page manuscript
of hand-drawn coins and a 1,200 coin catalogue. Michael Bonine’s work, The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, highlights the large and
colorful banknotes used in Iran in this short and full-color book.
For more information when available, see:
Wayne Homren, Editor
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