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Inside the Vault : The History and Art of Australian Coinage (Hardcover) (Peter Rees)
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Celebrating the history and art of Australian coinage for the first time, Inside the Vault uncovers the fascinating story of the nation’s currency. Bestselling author Peter Rees traces significant events the Rum Rebellion, the gold rushes of the 19th century, the opening of the Royal Australian Mint, the introduction of decimal currency in 1966 and their effect on Australia’s coinage. Lavishly illustrated, Inside the Vault includes never-before-seen design sketches and images of key Australian coins along with stunning images of important events and people in the history of Australian coinage.
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: History, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Australia + New Zealand, Money + Monetary Policy
Publisher: Univ of New South Wales
Author: Peter Rees
Street Date: June 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-3346
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