Angels and Ducats: Shakespeare's Money and Medals

Angels and Ducats: Shakespeare's Money and Medals

By: Barrie Cook (author)Paperback

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Deniers and ducats, groats and guilders, crowns and cruzados: this fun, engaging and beautifully illustrated little book explores the role of money and medals in William Shakespeares world and work. "A fascinating account of Shakespeare's cosmopolitan world, illustrated with breathtaking images that bring to life the rich material culture that shaped Shakespeare's writings and his age. This is a superb volume, one that will have pride of place on my bookshelf." (Professor James Shapiro, author of "1599", "Contested Will", and "Angels & Ducats: Shakespeare's Money and Medals"). "Barrie Cook knows more about coins and medals in Shakespeare's world and works than anyone alive; Angels and Ducats is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in how money mattered in Elizabethan and Jacobean England." (Professor James Shapiro, author of "1599" and "Contested Will").

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Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780714118215
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780714118215
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 0714118214

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