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« on: September 08, 2011, 07:37:58 PM »

Picked up two very interesting books in Hay on Wye today.

1/ Collecting Coins by Frank Purvey (1969) Marked selling price 5/- now 3.00
2/ Coin Collecting by T. Hanson (1967) No market original price but again now 3-00

I was surprised how few book stores even kept books on coinage in Hay. We only found the one shop and even then
there were only a few titles there.

A friend of mine who collects stamps, says the stamp fair held in Neath on the first Wednesday of the month does have a stall
there where he's sure he's seen books on collecting and identifying coins. Certainly worth a visit me thinks.

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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 11:32:19 PM »

have a look on ebay or amazon for "coins of england" by spink(s)...new and used on both sites..... Wink......byron
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« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2011, 11:57:35 PM »


 Mike, you were lucky to find any books mate. I was in hay on wye about a month ago and found none all day! One lady tried to sell me a book on nylon decorative buttons, "because they are the same shape" ha!
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2011, 06:07:57 AM »

If they're that rare, you could start a new hobby collecting books on collecting coins. Have you thought about writing a book Grin Grin Grin

... you could it the collection connection

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