Smithsonian Institute in association with Spink & Son, 1998, hardback with dust jacket, 351 pages. Follows the rise and fall of the Soho Mint, the urgent need for small change resulting from the rapid growth of the Industrial Revolution and the challenge of the counterfeiters. Gives a detailed review of the work of Matthew Boulton and the various businesses he was associated with, both in the UK and around the world. Wonderful, highly detailed review of the man and machines behind modern coinage.
Dimensions 285x220mm. New. £45.00
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