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Standard Catalog of World Coins

This heavy book collection lists almost all coins struck since 1600. Every coin is pictured and pricing are given for each year and several grades. These books are commonly used to identify a coin (KM# numbers) and are used as a common base for swaps.
2001-date1901-20001801-19001701-18001601-1700

National catalogs

In many countries, there is one or more reference catalogs. They usually are more handy and well-documented than worldwide catalogs.
United States
The Red book
Canada
Charlton
Great Britain
Spink
Germany
Münzkatalog
France
Le Franc

Specialized catalogs

Unusual World
Coins
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(French edition)

Weltmünzkatalog

An equivalent for the World Coins, in German.
1901-date1801-1900