Coin engraving is a fascinating and unique artistic craft. It represents a subject of great interest for its symbolic, political and social value. This volume explores the complex and little-known universe of this profession and studies the history of coins and their makers, who are often sophisticated and highly skilled artists.
Roberto Martucci was born in Lecce in 1949 and lives in Bologna. A bibliophile and stamp enthusiast, he is full professor in the History of Political Institutions at the University of Macerata and has written important historical works.