Printed Sources for More Information 


Many of the books listed here may be borrowed from the library of the American Numismatic Association if you are a member.

Standard reference for Rhode Island.


An important source of information about Spanish colonial eight reales. Almanzar's is long out of business, and the availability of this book is uncertain.


The standard catalog for Tennessee. 


First appearing in April, 1975, with continuation in May. Hatie published a supplement in the December, 1981 and January, 1982 issues. The articles cover notes depicting any coin, not just Spanish. 


In four volumes, this is the standard reference for US obsolete bank notes. It does not include scrip or other non-bank types of obsolete notes. 


The standard catalog for Pennsylvania. 


A 38 page booklet about this Civil War-era counterfeiter. He counterfeited two notes that depict Spanish coins. 


History and a catalog. A superb work. 



Indeed this is the standard catalog for foreign coins. This is the most recent of the double-volume editions that begin with coinage in 1701. Krause now publishes a separate book for coins minted 1701-1800. 


The standard catalog for Mississippi. 


The standard reference and catalog for colonial currency.  There is now a fourth edition. 


The standard reference for Alabama.


Both a scholarly work about the development of US coinage and the influence of foreign coins and a catalog of various foreign coins that once circulated in the United States. One chapter is about obsolete notes with Spanish coins.


A reprint of the original 1931 book entitled New York Descriptive List of Obsolete Paper Money. Old but still useful.


The standard reference for Maine. 


A reprint of the original 1931 book entitled New York Descriptive List of Obsolete Paper Money.  Old but still useful.


The standard catalog for Indiana. 


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Last Updated: July 1, 1997