David Pickup forwarded this announcement for a new book, a good companion for Mike Shutty's Lost Cents, Dead Owners. Thanks!
The Armchair Guide to Coins
by Aprille Foole
An announcement of a new book specially for 1st April.
A collector’s guide to coins found down the back of sofas and other furnishings. It is written by a leading expert who holds a chair at
a well known university. This is an historical review of the coins found down the back of furniture.
- The ancients – and the reclining couch. The Romans were party people and sometimes dropped a denarius or two down the back of a
- Swedish plate money found in flat pack / self-assembly furniture.
- Early colonial minimalist chairs and tables
- The very rare Titanic “deckchair” hoard.
Also what else to find; such as pencils, pens, magazines, fluff, pets, and sweets.
Builds on the major texts in other languages:
L ’amour et le chaise longe in French
Das settee und Pfenningsindemsofa in German.
If you want to pre-order a copy check the date.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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