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The Nickle Numismatic Collection

The Nickle Numismatic Collection is the most important academic money collection in Canada.


Numismatics is the study or collecting of currency including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects.

Doty, R.G. The Macmillan Encyclopedic Dictionary of Numismatics (New York, 1982). The best guide to numismatic terminology in English.

Campbell, F.D. "Numismatic Bibliography and Libraries," Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science 37 suppl. 2 (1984) pp. 272-310.

Casey, P.J. Understanding Ancient Coins: An Introduction for Archaeologists (Norman and London, 1986).

Cooper, D.R. The Art and Craft of Coinmaking: A History of Minting Technology (London: Spink, 1988).

Grierson, P. Numismatics (Oxford, 1975).

Jones, A.H. "Numismatics and History," in R. A. G. Carson and C. H. V. Sutherland, eds., Essays in Roman Coinage presented to Harold Mattingly (Oxford, 1956) pp. 13-33; reprinted in P. A. Brunt, ed., The Roman Economy (Oxford, 1974) pp. 61-81.

Morrisson, C. La numismatique ("Que sais-je?", Paris, 1991).

Williams, J. ed., Money: A History (London, 1997).


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