Six years of research went into Roger W. Burdette’s new book, Renaissance of American Coinage 1916-1921.
And now, Burdette’s research, drawn from original documents, covering American sculptural art on the nation’s most beautiful silver coins is available for everybody.
A 358-page, hardcover edition is available from Seneca Mill Press LLC. To order, write to: P.O. Box 1423, Great Falls, VA 22066. The suggested retail price of the book is $64.95.
Featuring extensive illustrations and thorough reference work, Renaissance of American Coinage 1916-1921 outlines the origin, design and initial striking of works that began with Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ 1907 pieces.
To tell the story, Burdette displays correspondence, drawings and models by such sculptors as Hermon MacNeil, Adolph Weinman, Albin Polasek and Anthony De Francisci.