August 25, 2016 – The historic gold bars of N M Rothschild & Sons London are known, sought and collected throughout the world. Who delves into these rare pieces quickly realizes, that there is, generally as to gold bars, little information about it. There is no literature and a maximum of pictures to the well-known 50 g and 100 g bars on the Internet.
Rainer Ahlers, Standard Catalog of Rothschild Gold Bars 1852-1967. Self-published, 2016. 98 pages, 86 color illustrations. 21 x 30.1cm. Linen cloth with sewn binding. 62.50 euros plus postage.
The catalog appearing from late August self-published shall put things right now. It lists all known bar types and bar variants of the Rothschilds. They are described in detail, assessed according to their rarity and presented in a comprehensive photo gallery with partly unique and previously unpublished photos. In addition, the catalog provides information on the historical background of N M Rothschild & Sons, the Royal Mint Refinery and the London gold trading.
View inside the new catalog written by Rainer Ahlers.
The book is worldwide a novelty in the numismatic literature and arises from the help of experienced collectors and dealers. It indicates bilingually with its high-quality presentation, color design and a comprehensive table section the collector interests complex for the first time.