Classification System


ANA LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

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NUMISMATICS, GENERAL 
AA 10 Societies 
20 Collections, museums 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 General works in foreign language 
50 Dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, manuals 
55 Numismatics - Education and teaching 
58 Numismatists, A-Z 
60 Coin collecting 
70 Special aspects, counterfeiting 
72 Numismatics - Displays, exhibits 
73 Coin clubs 
75 Dealers and dealerships, mail-order coin business 
78 Investment 
80 Iconography, heraldry, inscriptions, art in numismatics 
90 Technical aspects, weights and measures, minting 
95 Coin preservation, cleaning, security, inventory control (computer programs) 
96 Grading 
97 Coin photography 
99 Philately and numismatics 

 

METALS, MINES & MINING 
AB 10 Societies 
15 Dictionaries, bibliographies, directories 
20 General works 
25 Technical aspects 
26 By country, A-Z 
28 United States in general 
29 United States by state, A-Z 
30 Gold, general works 
32 Gold, technical aspects 
36 Gold mines, United States 
39 Gold mines, United States by state, A-Z 
40 Silver, general works 
42 Silver, technical aspects 
46 Silver mines, United States 
49 Silver mines, United States by state, A-Z 
50 Nickel, general works 
52 Nickel, technical aspects 
56 Nickel mines, United States 
59 Nickel mines, United States by state, A-Z 
60 Copper, general works 
62 Copper, technical aspects 
66 Copper, United States 
69 Copper, United States by state, A-Z 
70 Iron, steel, alloys, general works 
72 Iron, steel, alloys, technical aspects 
76 Iron, steel, alloys, United States 
79 Iron, steel, alloys, United States by state, A-Z 
81 Brass 
90 Platinum 
95 Palladium

 

ANCIENT COINS 
BA 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Dictionaries, bibliographies, atlases 
50 Collecting 
60 Technical aspects, cleaning, weight and measures 
65 Special aspects, coins of the Bible, archaeology, counterfeiting 
70 Iconography 
80 Finds, by place, A-Z 

 

ANCIENT GREEK COINS 
BB 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Dictionaries, bibliographies 
50 Collecting 
55 Special aspects, counterfeiting 
56 Gold 
57 Silver 
58 Bronze, copper 
60 Iconography 
70 Finds 
80 By period 
90 By country - Greece 
94 By country - Europe 
97 By country - Asia, Africa 

 

ANCIENT ROMAN COINS 
BC 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Dictionaries, bibliographies 
50 Collecting 
60 Special aspects, counterfeiting 
63 Gold 
65 Silver 
67 Bronze, copper 
70 Iconography, inscriptions 
75 Finds 
80 By period - Republican, 449 B.C.-31 B.C. 
85 By period - Imperial, 27 B.C.-476 A.D. 
90 By region - Italy 
93 By country - Africa 
95 By country - Asia 
97 By country - Europe 

 

ANCIENT ASIAN & AFRICAN COINS 
BD 10 India, collections 
15 India, general works 
20 Ceylon 
25 Pakistan 
30 Parthia 
32 Persia (Sassanian) 
34 Seleucid Empire 
36 Syria 
38 Other cities or regions, A-Z 
40 Israel, general works 
45 Israel, collections 50 Israel, Special aspects, by period 
60 Israel, by region, A-Z 
70 Africa, general and special 
80 Carthage 
83 Egypt 
85 Mauretania 
87 Other regions, A-Z 

 

BYZANTINE COINS 
BE 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
50 Dictionaries, bibliographies 
60 Special aspects, iconography 
70 Technical aspects 
80 By period 
90 By place 

 

WORLD COINS - MEDIEVAL & MODERN 
CC 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works, written before 1900 
35 General works, written after 1900 
40 Collecting, includes mint marks 
50 Counterfeiting, pseudonumia 
53 Emergency money, countermarked coins 
55 Shipwrecks, hoards, treasure trove 
60 Technical aspects 
62 Platinum 
63 Gold 
65 Silver 
67 Bronze, copper, nickel 
68 Zinc 
70 Iconography 
80 By period - Medieval 
82 By period - 17th century, 1601-1700 
83 By period - Early modern - 18th century 
85 By period - 19th century 
87 By period - 20th century 
90 By region 

 

COINS - NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA 
FA 10 Collections, catalogs 
15 General works 
20 Technical aspects 
23 Gold 
25 Silver 
27 Copper 
30 Iconography 
40 Special aspects, shipwrecks, emergency money 

 

COINS - MEXICO 
FB 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Special aspects 
50 Technical aspects 
53 Gold 
55 Silver 
57 Copper 60 By period - to early 19th century 
65 Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917 
67 Other 19th and 20th century, Republic 
70 By place, A-Z 

 

COINS - CENTRAL AMERICA 
FC 20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
40 Technical aspects 
43 Gold 
45 Silver 
47 Copper 
50 Costa Rica 
55 Guatemala 
60 Honduras 
65 Panama 
70 British Honduras 
75 El Salvador 
80 Nicaragua 

 

COINS - WEST INDIES 
FD 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Special aspects 
40 Bermuda 
45 Cuba 
50 Dominican Republic 
53 Haiti 
55 Jamaica 
60 Puerto Rico 
65 Virgin Islands 
70 Other, by place, A-Z 

 

COINS - SOUTH AMERICA 
FE 10 Societies 
20 Catalogs 
30 Argentina 
35 Bolivia 
40 Brazil 
50 Chile 
55 Colombia 
60 Ecuador 
65 Guiana 
70 Paraguay 
75 Peru 
80 Uruguay 
85 Venezuela 

 

COINS - UNITED STATES 
GA 10 Societies 
20 Collections - Public 
25 Collections - Private 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works, includes history of U.S. coinage 
50 Guides for collecting, includes grading guides 
55 Investment 
70 Special aspects, counterfeiting, law 
80 Technical aspects, minting, includes proof coins 
85 Government reports 
90 Patterns 
95 Mint errors GB 10 Gold (coins, for gold as metal see AB36-39) 
12 Double eagles ($20) 
13 Eagles ($10) 
14 Half eagles ($5) 
15 $3 dollar 
16 Quarter eagle ($2.50) 
17 Gold dollars 
18 Private gold 
20 Silver 
22 Dollar 
23 Half dollar 
24 Quarter 
25 20 cent 
26 Dime 
27 Half dime 
28 3-cent pieces 
30 Copper, includes bronze (2 cent piece), clad coinage 
31 2-cent pieces 
32 Large cent 
33 Small cent 
34 Half cent 
35 Nickel 
37 3-cent nickel 
38 Clad coinage 
40 Iconography, commemoratives, heraldry 
50 Colonial period 
60 Post Colonial to 1860 
70 1860 to present 
80 By State, A-Z 

 

COINS - CANADA 
HA 10 Societies 
30 Catalogs, bibliographies, directories 
35 Collecting 
40 General works 
50 Special, technical aspects, errors 
53 Gold 
55 Silver 
57 Copper 
60 Iconography, heraldry 
70 History 
80 New Brunswick 
85 Nova Scotia 
90 Other, A-Z ( Prince Edward Island: P7) 

 

COINS - EUROPE 
JA 10 Societies 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
50 Special aspects, dealers and dealerships 
55 Finds, hoards 
60 Technical aspects, weights and measures 
63 Gold 
65 Silver 
67 Copper 
70 Iconography, inscriptions, commemoratives 
79 By period - Ancient, Celtic 
80 By period - Medieval, pre-1500, Crusaders 
83 By period - Early modern 
87 By period - 19th, 20th centuries 
90 By region, A-Z 
95 Colonies

 

COINS - GREAT BRITAIN, IRELAND, SCOTLAND 
JB Same subdivision as JA, except for: 
40 General works written before 1910 
45 General works since 1910 
50 Special aspects including Maundy money 
80 By period - Ancient, Anglo-Saxon 
83 By period - Medieval, Anglo-Gallic (1066-1485) 
85 By period - Early modern to 1800 
87 By period - 19th, 20th centuries 
90 Ireland 
93 Scotland 
94 Isle of Man, Lundy 
95 Channel Islands 
96 Commonwealth 
97 Other, A-Z 

 

COINS - SCANDINAVIA 
JC 10 General (more than one country) 
20 Denmark - General works 
30 Denmark - Special, technical aspects 
40 Iceland, Greenland 
50 Norway - General works 
60 Norway - Special, technical aspects 
70 Sweden - General works 
75 Sweden - Catalogs 
80 Sweden - Special, technical aspects 
85 Swedish possessions 
90 Finland 

 

COINS - SPAIN, PORTUGAL, ANDORRA 
JD 10 Spain - Catalogs, collections 
15 Spain - Societies 
20 Spain - General works 
30 Spain - Special, technical aspects 
33 Spain - Gold 
35 Spain - Silver 
37 Spain - Copper 
40 Spain, by period - Ancient 
43 Spain, by period - Medieval (Hispano-Arabic, Catalan) 
44 Spain, by period - Post Medieval through 18th century 
45 Spain, by period - Modern, 19th century to present 
50 Spain, local, A-Z 
60 Portugal - Catalogs, collections 
70 Portugal - General works 
80 Portugal - Special, technical aspects 
83 Portugal - Gold 
85 Portugal - Silver 
87 Portugal - Copper 
90 Portugal, by period - Prior to 1640 
93 Portugal, by period - 1640-1900 
95 Portugal, by period - Since 1900 
97 Andorra 

 

COINS - FRANCE 
JE Same subdivision as JA, except for: 
80 Gaul (ancient) 
82 By period - Medieval 
83 By period - Early modern up to time of Napoleon 
85 By period - Napoleonic era 
87 By period - Post Napoleon to present 
95 French colonies 
97 Monaco

 

COINS - NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG, LIECHTENSTEIN 
JF Same subdivision as JA 

 

COINS - GERMANY 
JG Same subdivision as JA, except for: 
67 Porcelain, copper 
90 Bavaria 
92 Brandenburg-Prussia 
94 Saxony 
96 Wurtemburg 
98 Other provinces and towns, A-Z 

 

COINS- SWITZERLAND 
JH Same subdivision as JA 

 

COINS - ITALY 
JI Same subdivision as JA, except for: 
93 Papal coins 
97 By region, A-Z 
98 San Marino 

 

COINS - POLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HUNGARY, RUMANIA, YUGOSLAVIA 
JJ 20 Poland - General works 
30 Poland - Special, technical aspects 
40 Yugoslavia, Croatia 
50 Czechoslovakia - General works 
60 Czechoslovakia - Special, technical aspects, Bohemia 
70 Hungary - General works 
80 Hungary - Special, technical aspects 
85 Rumania 

 

COINS - AUSTRIA 
JK Same subdivision as JA 
90 Salzburg: S2; Silesia: S5; Transylvania: T7 

 

COINS - GREECE, BALKAN STATES 
JL 10 General works (Both Greece and Balkan States) 
20 Balkan States - Catalogs, collections 
30 Balkan States - General works 
40 Balkan States - Special, technical aspects 
60 Greece - Catalogs, collections 
70 Greece - General works 
80 Greece - Special, technical aspects 
90 Cyprus - General works 
92 Cyprus - Societies 

 

COINS - SOVIET UNION, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ESTONIA 
JM Same subdivision as JA, except for: 
90 Russian provinces, A-Z 
91 Uzbekistan 
92 Ukraine 
93 Latvia 
95 Lithuania 
96 Estonia 
97 Other 

 

COINS - MALTA 
JN Same subdivision as JA 
Class here works on Malta since its independence in 1964 
Class in JB96 for works on Malta before its independence

 

COINS - MODERN ASIA, NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST 
KA 10 General works 
20 By region, A-Z (Afghanistan, Armenia (A7), Arabia, Kholand, Oman (O4), Turkey which includes 
Ottoman Empire) 
30 Iran, Medieval Persia (Saffarids) 
40 Israel, Modern 
45 Lebanon 
50 Islamic Empire, Medieval and modern 
55 Islamic Empire, by region, A-Z 
60 India and Ceylon - Catalogs, collections 
70 India and Ceylon - General works 
75 India and Ceylon - Special, technical aspects 
80 India and Ceylon, by period - Medieval 
83 India and Ceylon, by period - Early modern 
85 India and Ceylon, by period - Modern 
90 India and Ceylon, by region, A-Z (Bengal: B4; Kakatiya: K2; Karnataka: K3; Kutch: K8; Sikkim: S5) 

 

COINS - FAR EAST 
KB 10 General works 
20 Indonesia, Malaysia, Dutch East Indies, Singapore 
25 Indonesia 
30 Philippines - General works 
40 Philippines - Special, technical aspects, counterstamps 
50 Philippines - Historical aspects 
60 Philippines - Local 
70 Indochina, by region, A-Z (Burma: B8; Hong Kong: H6) except: 
72 Nepal 
74 Thailand 
76 Tibet 
78 Vietnam 

 

COINS - CHINA 
KC 10 Societies, bibliographies, directories 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
40 Technical aspects 
43 Gold 
45 Silver 
47 Copper 
50 By period - Ancient 
55 By period - Early modern 
60 By period - Modern 
70 By region, A-Z 

 

COINS - JAPAN & KOREA 
KD 10 Japan - Catalogs, collections 
20 Japan - General works 
30 Japan - Special aspects 
40 Japan - Technical aspects 
43 Japan - Gold 
45 Japan - Silver 
47 Japan - Copper 
50 Japan - Historical aspects 
60 Japan, by region, A-Z 
70 Korea - General works 
80 Korea - Special aspects 

 

COINS - AFRICA, MODERN 
LA 10 General works 
20 British possessions, former and current (Zanzibar, Nigeria) 
30 South Africa (Griqualand) 
40 Portuguese possessions, former and current (Angola, Mozambique, Sao Tome) 50 Ethiopia 
60 Egypt 
65 Liberia 
70 French possessions, former and current 
80 Italian possessions, former and current 
90 Belgian possessions, former and current 
95 German possessions, former and current 

 

COINS - AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, PACIFIC ISLANDS 
MA 20 Australia and New Zealand - General works 
30 Australia and New Zealand - Special, technical aspects 
40 Australia - General works 
50 Australia - Special, technical aspects 
60 Australia, by period - Early history 
70 New Zealand - General works 
80 New Zealand - Special, technical aspects 
90 Pacific Islands, New Guinea, Fiji 

 

TOKENS, GENERAL 
NA 10 Periodicals, societies, collections 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
40 By period - Ancient 
50 By period - Medieval 
60 By period - 16th-18th centuries 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 

 

TOKENS, SPECIAL USES 
NB 20 Commercial 
40 Religious 
60 Jetons, counters 
80 Other uses (Love tokens, leper colony, dog tags [all worldwide]) 

 

TOKENS - UNITED STATES (EXCEPT POLITICAL ITEMS) 
PA 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special uses or forms (COMMUNION TOKENS, FOOD STAMPS, casino chips, etc.) 
50 By period - Colonial 
60 By period - Early national, 18th century 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
73 Hard time tokens 
75 Civil War tokens 
80 By States, A-Z 

 

TOKENS - CANADA
PB 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special uses or forms 
50 By period - Medieval 
60 By period - 16th-18th centuries 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 By Provinces, A-Z 
90 By cities and towns, A-Z 

 

TOKENS - WESTERN HEMISPHERE 
PC 10 General 
20 Mexico 
25 Cuba 
28 Caribbean 
35 Panama 
37 Guatemala 39 Costa Rica 
80 South & Central America by country, A-Z (Aruba: A7; Chile: C5; Costa Rica: C6; 
El Salvador: S2; Peru: P4) 
TOKENS - EUROPE 
PD 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General 

 

TOKENS - GREAT BRITAIN 
PE 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special aspects, includes countermarks 
50 By period - Medieval 
55 By period - 17th century 
60 By period - 18th century 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 London 
85 Ireland 
90 Scotland 
93 Wales 
95 Local, A-Z 

 

TOKENS - FRANCE 
PF 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special aspects 
50 By period - Medieval 
60 By period - 16th-18th centuries 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
90 Cities, towns, provinces, A-Z 

 

TOKENS - GERMANY 
PG Same subdivision as PF 

 

TOKENS - NETHERLANDS 
PH Same subdivision as PF 

 

TOKENS - WESTERN EUROPE 
PI 30 Iberia 
50 Italy 
60 Scandinavia 
62 Sweden 
64 Norway 
66 Denmark 
68 Iceland 
72 Belgium 

 

TOKENS - EASTERN EUROPE 
PJ 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special aspects 
50 By period - Medieval 
60 By period - 16th-18th centuries 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 Local, A-Z 
90 Cities and towns, A-Z 

 

TOKENS - MIDDLE EAST 
PK 20 Israel TOKENS - ASIA 
PL 20 China 
30 Dutch East Indies 
40 India and Ceylon 
50 Korea 
60 Thailand 
70 Philippines 
80 Japan 

 

TOKENS - AFRICA 
PM Same subdivision as PJ 

 

TOKENS - AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND 
PN 10 General works 
20 Australia 
40 New Zealand 

 

TOKENS - UNITED STATES POLITICANA 
QA 20 Politicana - General works 
40 Politicana - 18th-19th centuries 
60 Politicana - 20th century 
70 Other items (buttons, pins) - General works 
80 Other items (buttons, pins) - Special aspects 
82 Coin glass 

 

PRIMITIVE MONEY 
QB 20 Collections 
30 General works 
40 Economic, anthropological treatment including beads 
50 By region - Africa 
60 By region - Asia and Pacific 
70 By region - Americas 

 

SEALS AND SCARABS 
QC 20 Asia 
25 Middle East 
30 Ancient Egypt 
40 Europe 
50 Great Britain 
60 United States 

 

MEDALS, MODERN WORLD 
RA 10 Collections 
20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Special aspects including Renaissance, Olympics 
50 Artists, A-Z 
60 Persons, families, A-Z 
70 Events, A-Z 
80 Subjects, A-Z (Balloons B2; Printing P6; Prize P7) 

 

MEDALS, ANCIENT 
RB 10 Collections 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
40 Greek 
50 Roman - Collections, general works 
60 Roman, by place, by period 
70 Iconography 
90 Other countries

 

MEDALS - WESTERN EUROPE 
RD 20 Netherlands 
30 Belgium 
40 Scandinavia 
45 Denmark 
50 Sweden 
60 Switzerland 

 

MEDALS - GREAT BRITAIN 
RE 10 Collections 
15 Catalogs 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
35 Individual artists, A-Z 
40 By period - Medieval 
50 By period - Renaissance 
60 By period - 18th century 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 Persons, families, A-Z 
85 Events, A-Z 
90 Local, A-Z 

 

MEDALS - FRANCE 
RF Same subdivision as RE 

 

MEDALS - GERMANY 
RG Same subdivision as RE 

 

MEDALS - SPAIN, PORTUGAL, ANDORRA 
RH Same subdivision as RE 

 

MEDALS - ITALY 
RI Same subdivision as RE 

 

MEDALS - FORMER USSR, UKRANIAN SSR, LATVIA 
RJ Same subdivision as RE, except for: 
88 Russia, A-Z 
90 USSR countries, A-Z 

 

MEDALS - EASTERN EUROPE 
RK 20 Austria 
40 Czechoslovakia 
60 Hungary 
70 Rumania 
80 Poland 
90 Lithuania 

 

MEDALS - UNITED STATES 
RM 10 Collections 
15 Catalogs, directories 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects including elongates 
35 Individual artists, A-Z 
40 By period - Medieval 
50 By period - Colonial 
60 By period - Early national 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 Persons, families, A-Z 
85 Events, subjects, A-Z, includes Indian medals (Bicentennial B5; Calendar C3; Indian I5; 
Panama-Pacific Exposition P3; Presidential inaugural P7) 
90 Local, A-Z

 

MEDALS - LATIN AMERICA 
RN 10 General 
20 Mexico 
30 Central America, A-Z 
40 West Indies, A-Z 
50 South America, A-Z 
60 Brazil 
70 Chile 

 

MEDALS - CANADA 
RO Same subdivision as RM 

 

MEDALS - ASIA 
RP 20 Philippines 
30 India 
50 China 
70 Japan 

 

MEDALS - AFRICA 
RQ 10 Collections 
15 Catalogs, directories 
20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
35 Individual artists, A-Z 
40 By period - Medieval 
50 By period - Renaissance 
60 By period - 18th century 
70 By period - 19th-20th centuries 
80 Persons, families, A-Z 
85 Events, subjects, A-Z 
90 Local, A-Z 

 

MEDALS - AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND 
RR Same subdivision as RQ 

 

ORDERS AND DECORATIONS, GENERAL 
SA 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
40 Specific orders, groups, etc. 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
70 Local, A-Z 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - EUROPE 
SB 10 General works 
20 Western Europe, A-Z (Belgium B4; Italy I8; Netherlands N4; Scandinavia S3; Spain S6) 
60 Eastern Europe, A-Z (Czechoslovakia C9; Lithuania L5; Monaco M6; Montenegro M7; Slovenia S5) 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - FRANCE 
SC 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc. 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
70 Colonies 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - GERMANY 
SD 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc., includes Nazi Party 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
70 Local, A-Z

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - GREAT BRITAIN 
SE 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc. 
45 Medieval pilgrim badges 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
61 Boer War 
62 World War I 
64 World War II 
70 Local, A-Z 
80 Ireland 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - ITALY 
SF 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc. 
45 Medieval pilgrim badges 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
62 World War I 
64 World War II 
70 Local, A-Z 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - RUSSIA 
SG 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc. 
45 Medieval pilgrim badges 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
61 Russian revolution 
62 World War I 
64 World War II 
70 Local, A-Z 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - UNITED STATES 
SH 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Military uniforms, insignia 
40 Special orders, groups, etc. 
45 Medieval pilgrim badges 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century 
62 World War I 
64 World War II 
66 Korean War 
68 Vietnam conflict 
70 Local, A-Z 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - WESTERN HEMISPHERE 
SI 20 Canada 
40 Mexico 
60 South America 
80 Other places, A-Z (Puerto Rico P8) 

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - ASIA 
SJ 20 China 
40 Japan 
60 Korea 
80 Far East, A-Z (India I5; Malaya M3; Philippines P5; Thailand T5; Vietnam V5) 
85 Near East, A-Z

 

ORDERS & DECORATIONS - AFRICA 
SK 20 South Africa 

 

PAPER MONEY, WORLD 
UA 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
31 By period - Before 1800 
32 By period - 19th century 
33 By period - 20th century 
40 Special aspects 
45 Investment 
50 Collecting 
60 Military currency 
70 Iconography 

 

PAPER MONEY - WESTERN EUROPE 
UB 20 General works 
30 Great Britain 
33 Ireland 
35 Isle of Man 
36 Scotland 
37 Wales 
40 France 
42 Belgium 
45 Switzerland 
50 Italy 
52 Malta 
53 Spain 
55 Portugal 
60 Scandinavia 
70 Netherlands, Low countries 

 

PAPER MONEY - GERMANY 
UC 20 General works 
30 Special aspects 
40 Notgeld 
55 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century including concentration camp money 
80 Colonies 

 

PAPER MONEY - EASTERN EUROPE 
UF 20 General works 
30 Soviet Union 
40 Baltic States 
50 Balkan States 
60 Hungary, Austria 
70 Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia 
75 Bulgaria 
80 Greece 

 

PAPER MONEY - NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA 
UH Same subdivision as UA 

 

PAPER MONEY - CANADA 
UI 20 Catalogs 
30 General works 
35 Scrip 
40 Special aspects 
50 By period - 18th-19th centuries 
60 By period - 20th century

 

PAPER MONEY - MEXICO 
UJ 30 General works 
40 Special aspects 
60 By period - 20th century 

 

PAPER MONEY - LATIN AMERICA 
UK 10 South America, A-Z (Argentina A2; Peru P4; Venezuela V4) 
20 Central America 
30 West Indies 
40 Brazil 
50 Paraguay, Uruguay 
PAPER MONEY - ASIA 
UM 20 Near East, A-Z 
30 Middle East, A-Z 
35 Far East, A-Z (India, Ceylon) 
40 Philippines 
45 Southeast Asia, A-Z (Cambodia; Hong Kong H6; Indonesia I5; Laos; Singapore S5; 
Thailand T5; Vietnam) 

 

PAPER MONEY - CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA 
UN 20 China - General works 
30 China - Special aspects, Ancient 
40 China - 20th century 
50 Japan - General works 
60 Japan - 20th century 
70 Korea 

 

PAPER MONEY - AFRICA, MODERN 
UP 10 General works 
20 British possessions, current and former 
30 South Africa 
40 Portuguese possessions, current and former 
50 Ethiopia 
60 Egypt 
70 French possessions, current and former 
80 Italian possessions, current and former 
90 Belgian possessions, current and former 
95 German possessions, current and former 

 

PAPER MONEY - AUSTRALIA 
UQ 10 Societies 
30 General works 
35 Special, technical aspects 
37 By period 
38 By state, A-Z 
40 New Zealand - General works 
45 New Zealand - Special, technical aspects 
47 New Zealand - By period 
48 New Zealand, A-Z (North Island, South Island, Chatham Island, Stewart Island) 
50 New Guinea 

 

PAPER MONEY - UNITED STATES 
US 10 Societies, agency reports 
15 Catalogs 
20 General works 
25 Engraving and printing 
27 Paper money errors 
30 Counterfeiting 
35 Scrip, emergency money 
37 Advertising notes 
40 Colonial, Continental 
45 Colonial, by state, A-Z 
50 Fractional currency, encased postage stamps, postal notes 
60 Civil War, Confederacy 70 National bank notes, 1860-1930 
75 State bank notes, county scrip 
77 Subjects, events on notes, A-Z 
80 By state, A-Z 
85 Persons on notes, A-Z 
90 20th century, small size 

 

BANKS & BANKING - UNITED STATES 
VA 30 General works 
35 Government reports, laws, etc. 
40 Specific banks and bankers 
45 Special, technical aspects 
50 By period - 19th century 
60 By state, East, A-Z 
70 By state, Midwest, A-Z 
80 By state, West, A-Z 
90 By state, South, A-Z 

 

BANKS & BANKING - WESTERN HEMISPHERE 
VB 30 Canada 
40 Mexico 
50 South America, A-Z 
60 West Indies 
70 Central America, A-Z 

 

BANKS & BANKING - EUROPE 
VC 30 Great Britain 
33 Ireland 
35 Scotland 
37 Wales 
40 France 
50 Germany 
55 Netherlands, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Lithuania, A-Z 
60 Italy 
70 Scandinavia 
71 Denmark 
72 Finland 
74 Iceland 
76 Norway 
78 Sweden 
80 Spain 

 

BANKS & BANKING, WORLD 
VD 10 Societies, commissions, etc. 
30 General works 
40 Specific banks & bankers, A-Z 
47 Toy banks 

 

BANKS & BANKING - ASIA 
VE 20 Korea 
30 China 

 

CHECKS 
VM 10 Societies, organizations 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Bibliographies, dictionaries, directories 
50 Special aspects, forgery, travelers checks 
55 Technical aspects, printing 
60 Collecting 
70 By period 
80 United States, by state, A-Z 
90 World, by country, A-Z

 

CREDIT CARDS 
VP 10 Societies, organizations 
20 Collections 
30 Catalogs 
40 General works 
45 Bibliographies, dictionaries, directories 
50 Special aspects, forgery, grading 
55 Technical aspects, printing 
60 Collecting 
70 By period 
80 United States, by state, A-Z 
90 World, by country, A-Z 

 

STOCKS & BONDS 
VR 10 General works 
30 United States - General works 
40 United States, by state, A-Z 
50 Western Hemisphere (except U. S.), by country, A-Z 
60 Europe, by country, A-Z 
70 Africa, by country, A-Z 
80 Asia, by country, A-Z 
90 Far East, by country, A-Z 

 

ECONOMICS, WORLD 
WA 30 General works 
40 Special aspects 
45 Monetary law 
50 Ancient monetary systems 

 

ECONOMICS - UNITED STATES 
WB 30 General works (class history of U.S coniage in GA40) 
40 Special aspects 
50 By period - 18th century 
60 By period - 19th century 
70 By period - 20th century 
80 By states, A-Z 

 

ECONOMICS - EUROPE 
WC 10 General works 
30 Great Britain 
40 France 
50 Germany 
52 Switzerland 
60 Italy 
70 Austria 
75 Hungary 

 

ECONOMICS - WESTERN HEMISPHERE 

WD 30 Canada 
40 Mexico 
50 West Indies 
60 Central America 
70 South America 

 

ECONOMICS - ASIA 
WE 30 India 
60 China 
70 Near East