The only book on the market covering this century of world coins. *Compiled from data provided by more than 140 experts from around the world *Featuring nearly 150,000 coin prices and 27,500 illustrations, this is THE reference for researchers, collectors, auction houses, and dealers *Each coin listing provides up-to-date values listed by date and grade, universal KM reference number, detailed descriptions of obverse and reverse designs. The Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 8th edition, is designed to meet the needs of those with serious interest in the vast range of coins produced during the pivotally developmental stage in numismatic history from 1801-1900. Readers will discover coins from worldwide territories including issues meant for circulation in many of the colonies of the British Empire, cast cash coins of China, countermarked coins from Brazil, merchant tokens from Australia and New Zealand and a heady mix of Colonial and Republican issues from many South and Central American nations in transition from Spain. 1801-1900 offers a century of significant changes for politics and presents a challenging field for numismatists.