FIRST FINE SILVER COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAN SERRIFFE: THE BIRD & BULL PRESS COMMEMORATIVE 100 CORONAS. Henry Morris.

FIRST FINE SILVER COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAN SERRIFFE: THE BIRD & BULL PRESS COMMEMORATIVE 100 CORONAS.

(Bird & Bull Press).

Including an account of this legendary republic and its connection with the Bird & Bull Press. With a description of similar numismatic rarities and a 30-year checklist of work produced by the Press, 1958-1988.

  • Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1988.
  • 8vo.
  • quarter morocco, paper-covered sides with a silver coin design on the front cover.
  • Accompanied by a special holder for the silver proof coin; both inserted in a slipcase. 57 pages.

Price: $85.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 21246

First edition, limited to 350 numbered copies (Heaney A45). Full of Henry Morris humor about his mythical kingdom of San Serriffe, a tipped-in numbered stock certificate for 1000 shares of Bird & Bull stock, printed currency of San Serriffe, and even a map of the kingdom. The coin itself (1 troy oz., .999 silver) is sure to be a numismatic rarity, a beautifully minted proof silver coin of San Serriffe. Also of interest is the chapter on other privately minted coins.