A History of the Sovereign: Chief Coin of the World by Clancy, K.
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