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TYPES OF COINS THAT CIRCULATE IN PUERTO RICO (1508-2017) By LUIS ANTONIO RODRÍGUEZ VÁZQUEZ
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This book is the most complete published, about the type coins that circulate in the island of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean from 1508 to 2017. Cover a wide variety of coins such as Spanish and... More > Spanish colonial, Latin America Republic, France, Great Britain, Santo Domingo and other countries. Also included, counter stamped coins, proclamations and provincial coinage of 1895-96.Excellent information about the monetary history of Puerto Rico and the coins in circulation in five centuries on the island. Published bilingual in English and Spanish for international distribution. Photos enlarged to show details and beauty of the pieces. The author published 17 books in Lulu Press, Inc. Is the most prolific numismatic writer in Puerto Rico. He published 523 articles in newspapers in Puerto Rico specially in numismatic. Also published 20 booklets. He write a numismatic column weekly in El Mundo Newspaper for seven years. Actually writing his memories and a book about the brothels tokens in the world.< Less
Diadumenian By Malcolm Megaw
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A study of the Bronze Provincial coinage featuring a portrait of Diadumenian
Demos: The Personification of the People By Dane Kurth
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The image of Demos, the personification of the People, was used on ancient coinage as early as the 5th century BC. In Roman times, many towns under Roman domination struck pseudo-autonomous coinage... More > depicting either the bust or head of Demos, or showed him standing with the emperor, Boule, or the Demos of another city. This book is - as far as I am aware - the first ever compilation of coinage depicting Demos and includes full legends and descriptions as well as several otherwise unpublished types. The pages are enhanced by hundreds of images of examples. An index of types and cities simplifies the search for a particular coin.< Less
Antoine Watteau: 78 Paintings By Jessica Findley
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Antoine Watteau was one of the most brilliant and original artists of the eighteenth century. He had an impact on the development of Rococo art in France and throughout Europe lasting well beyond his... More > lifetime. Living only thirty-six years, and plagued by frequent illness, Watteau nonetheless rose from an obscure provincial background to achieve fame in the French capital during the Regency of the duc d'Orléans. His paintings feature figures in aristocratic and theatrical dress in lush imaginary landscapes. Their amorous and wistful encounters create a mood but do not employ narrative in the traditional sense. During Watteau's lifetime, a new term, fête galante, was coined to describe them. Watteau was also a gifted draftsman whose sparkling chalk sheets capture subtle nuances of deportment and expression. His method of juxtaposing flecks of colour on the canvas was carried further by Delacroix and later reduced to a science by Seurat and the Neo-Impressionists.< Less
Antoine Watteau: 101 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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One of the most brilliant and original artists of the eighteenth century, Antoine Watteau had an impact on the development of Rococo art in France and throughout Europe lasting well beyond his... More > lifetime. Living only thirty-six years, and plagued by frequent illness, Watteau nonetheless rose from an obscure provincial background to achieve fame in the French capital during the Regency of the duc d'Orléans. His paintings feature figures in aristocratic and theatrical dress in lush imaginary landscapes. During Watteau's lifetime, a new term, fête galante, was coined to describe them. Watteau was also a gifted draftsman whose sparkling chalk sheets capture subtle nuances of deportment and expression. His method of juxtaposing flecks of color on the canvas was carried further by Delacroix and later reduced to a science by Seurat and the Neo-Impressionists.< Less
Panorama Monetario y Numismático de Puerto Rico By Jorge L. Crespo Armáiz
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A general and comprehensive overview of the main stages or periods of Puerto Rico's monetary history. Beginning from pre-Columbian period, and covering the "situado" subsidy, the monetary... More > crisis throughout the nineteenth century, and the different monetary systems implemented before and after US intervention in 1898, and their effects in our numismatic legacy: provisional paper money, cob coins, perforated and counterstamped coins (fleur-de-lys), foreign coinage, the provincial silver coinage of 1895-1896, plantation and merchant tokens, and official banknotes, among other. Full-color examples of a representative number of numismatic and exonumia pieces. The book includes a detailed timeline and an illustrated reference section.< Less