This fascinating book describes different aspects found on the face of banknotes from all over the world. The focus is mainly on the primary feature of each banknote and includes: -Biographies of persons depicted on banknotes. -Explanations of uncommon objects on money. -Informative histories of strange buildings. -Retelling of legends on commemorative issues. -Explanations of unusual practices depicted. -Common yet unfamiliar design elements. -American and European liberation symbols. -An list of many superstitions about money. This book differs from other books which deal with banknotes or coins in that it focuses not on how to collect or the process of manufacture, but rather on the main feature of who and what is actually depicted on the banknote. There is a definite appreciation that the interested reader will acquire when reading the book, which is designed to maintain interest and arouse curiosity.Biografía del autor:
David Lok lives in the Pacific Northwest with his beautiful wife and a spoiled rotten dog; life is good.
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