Another recent title I don't think we've discussed before is the Royal Mint book by Kevin Clancy on the history of the sovereign, also offered by Spink. -Editor
A History of the Sovereign: Chief Coin of the World by Kevin Clancy with a foreword by Sir David Cannadine
Hardback with dustjacket, 112 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout in colout
A Royal Mint Museum Publication
In his new book'A History of the Sovereign: Chief Coin of the World ', Dr Kevin Clancy, Director of The Royal Mint Museum and leading expert on British coinage, recalls the history,
manufacture and design of The Royal Mint’s flagship coin. Dr Clancy brings the story of The Sovereign to life in his authoritative book, and offers a fresh perspective on the rich 500-year history of
this remarkable gold coin.
Accompanied by a wealth of images, this book offers a fascinating account of the history of The Sovereign and its role in trade, politics and the spread of Britain’s influence throughout the
world. Offering an insight into how The Sovereign was used, the book explores the role of money in people’s lives and its place in British culture.
For more information, or to order see:
A History of the Sovereign: Chief Coin of the World by Clancy, K.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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