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A history of the precious metals

A history of the precious metals

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Published by Augustus M. Kelly in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious metals - History,
  • Gold - History,
  • Silver - History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG 265 D4 1902
    The Physical Object
    Pagination477 p.
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22063737M

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The plan of the present work embraces a history of the precious metals in each important country by itself, from the earliest times to the present. After this, the subject is treated from a general standpoint; the produce of the world at various epochs is brought together, the consumption in the arts and for coinage is shown, together with the resulting stocks on hand in the form of coins and bullion.

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