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Kraay-Morkholm Essays

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Includes the following:
Amandry, M: Les tétradrachmes frappés à Lébédos
Barron, J. P: The Fifth-Century Diskoboloi of Kos
Barron, J. P: The Silver Coins of Samos come of Age
Boehringer, C: Himera im IV. Jahrhundert v. Chr.
Houghton, A: The Seleucid mint of Seleucia on the Calycadnus
Jenkins, G. K: Rhodian Plinthophoroi a Sketch
Johnston, A: The Bronze Coinage of Metapontum
Kinns, P: Two Studies in the Silver Coinage of Magnesia on the Maeander
Price, M. J: The Larissa, 1968 Hoard (IGCH 237)
Troxell, H. A. and J. H. Kagin: Cilicians and Neighbors in Miniature
Waggoner, N: A new wrinkle in the Hellenistic coinage of Antioch/Alabanda
Warren, J: The Kato Klitoria Hoard
Westermark, U: Remarks on the Regal Macedonian Coinage ca. 413-359 BC
BK65572. Kraay-Morkholm Essays, Numismatic Studies in Memory of C.M. Kraay and O. Mørkholm, 1989, 321 pages, 72 plates, hardback; $200.00 (€178.00)
 


Coins and their cities: Architecture on the ancient coins of Greece, Rome, and Palestine

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"Ancient coins illustrate more than a thousand different buildings most of which are now lost without a trace. We tend to forget that a line of foundations stones is all that remains of human effort of planning and labor which goes into the erection of an architectural monument; and it is therefore salutary to begin this study by comparing extracts from letters sent by a provincial governor to the emperor at Rome, dealing with the construction of just buildings on coins."
BK11792. Coins and their cities: Architecture on the ancient coins of Greece, Rome, and Palestine by Martin Price & Bluma Trell, 1977 edition, 298 pages, illustrations throughout, hardback, very good condition; $170.00 (€151.30)
 


Dated Coins of Antiquity

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Dated Coins of Antiquity is a near complete catalog of dated coins struck before the lifetime of Jesus Christ. Where a coin series such as the shekel of Tyre crosses the millennium divide, the catalog continues to its last dated coin in the common era. The catalog describes more than 900 different type coins struck in gold, silver and bronze, exceeding 6,000 different dated coins, dozens of which are cited in no other catalog. It corrects the misreading of dates in earlier references and updates the dating of coins according to current research.
BW00029. Dated Coins of Antiquity: A comprehensive catalogue of the coins and how their numbers came about by Edward E. Cohen, 2011, hardbound, 656 pages, including appendices, drawings, maps, charts, and other illustrations; over 981 cataloged coins illustrated and more than 6,000 individually dated coins listed; $165.00 (€146.85)
 


Nomisma VI - X: Untersuchungen Auf Dem Gerbiete Der Antiken Munzkunde

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Nomisma: Investigations In The Field of Ancient Numismatics
BK65057. Nomisma VI - X: Untersuchungen Auf Dem Gerbiete Der Antiken Munzkunde by Hans Von Fritze & Hugo Gaebler, Arnaldo Forni Editore, 2002, over 20 pages of plates, paperback; $140.00 (€124.60)
 


Coins of Macedonia and Rome: Essays In Honour Of Charles Hersh

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A collection of 22 essays on Macedonian and Roman coins compiled for the 75th birthday of Charles Hersh. The essays include:
Two hoards of minor silver by Arnold Spaer
Lions and lionesses, eagles and a few heads: a new uncertain mint in Caria by Silvia Hurter
The coins in the name of Sura by François de Callataÿ
Selinus and the quadrigatus by Michael Crawford
The Mars/eagle and thunderbolt gold and Ptolemaic involvement in the Second Punic War by A.R. Meadows
More evidence for the early denarius by Richard Schaefer
Some late 'early' Republican quinarii by Richard Witschonke
Unpublished Roman Republican bronze coins by R. Russo
Roman Republican coinage c.150-90 BC by H.B. Mattingly
The coinage of the Social War by Andrew Burnett
Coinage, credit and the aerarium in the 80s BC by J.H.C. Williams
The coinage of Bibulus again by Michel Amandry
A group of Eraviscan denarii by Robert D. Freeman
Roman Republican coins in the Manchester Museum by Keith Sugden
Overstrikes and imitative coinages in central Italy in the late Republic by C. Stannard
BK10488. Coins of Macedonia and Rome: Essays In Honour Of Charles Hersh edited by Andrew Burnett, Ute Wartenberg, and Richard Witschonke, Spink and Son Ltd., 1998, 229 pages, 34 plates, hardcover, includes dustcover; $90.00 (€80.10)
 


Coinage in the Celtic World

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Over 200 illustrations of coins at actual size and 6 maps. The ancient Celtic world reached its zenith in the second century BC when it stretched from Ireland to Galatia and from central Europe to northern Italy and parts of Spain. From the 6th century BC until the early 1st century A.D. the Celts were among the most important neighbours of the expanding Mediterranean states and empires; this book takes a fresh look at the complex relationship of the two worlds and provides a comprehensive historical background to Celtic coinage.
BK65505. Coinage in the Celtic World by Daphne Nash, 1st Edition, 1987 (Spink 2004 reprint), paperback, 8.5" x 5.4", 160 pages; $65.00 (€57.85)
 


Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three

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ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, Volume Three, The Accession of Maximus to the Death of Carinus AD235 - AD 285 by David Sear
The third volume of the fully revised and expanded general catalogue of Roman coins extends coverage of the Imperial series from the accession of Maximinus I in AD 235 down to the assassination of Carinus and the accession of Diocletian half a century later.
BK40496. Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three by David R. SEAR, The Third Century Crisis and Recovery, A.D. 235-285 (The Accession of Maximus to the Death of Carinus), illustrations throughout, valuations in £ and US$ in at least two grades of preservation, hardback, laminated jacket, special price!; $58.00 (€51.62)
 


Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume IV

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ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, Volume IV, The Tetrarchies and the Rise of the House of Constantine: The Collapse of Paganism and the Triumph of Christianity, Diocletian to Constantine, AD 284 - 337 by David Sear
This latest volume in the classic series contains a comprehensive listing of the Roman coinage of the period AD 284 - 337 together with background information on the history of each reign.
BKBSME4. Roman Coins and Their Values IV by David R. SEAR, The Tetrarchies and the Rise of the House of Constantine: The Collapse of Paganism and the Triumph of Christianity, Diocletian to Constantine, AD 284 - 337, illustrations throughout, valuations, hardback, laminated jacket, special price!; $58.00 (€51.62)
 


Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume II: Asia and Africa

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Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume II: Asia and Africa by David R. Sear


The most complete and comprehensively illustrated collectors guide to the coins of the Greek world. Covering the city coinages of the Greek east from Syria and Phoenicia to Babylonia and Baktria. North Africa, including the important mints of Kyrene and Carthage, forms the third part of the catalogue. The final section is devoted to the regal issues of the principal kingdoms of the Hellenistic Age ending with Cleopatra VII of Egypt whose death brought to an end the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt.
BK65547. Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume II: Asia and Africa by David R. Sear, London 1979, reprinted 2000, 446 pages, 4 tables of ancient alphabets, 11 maps, 4,500 coins listed, with 2,000 coin illustrations, valuations, hardback, special price!; $58.00 SALE PRICE $52.20 ON RESERVE


Greek Coins and Their Values. Volume I: Europe

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Greek Coins and Their Values, Volume I: Europe by David R. Sear

This catalogue sets out to achieve what has not been attempted before, a listing of every main type of ancient Greek coinage. The average collector should be able to locate in this catalogue all the types likely to be encountered, in one denomination or another; the historical notes provide valuable background information. Complementing this comprehensive listing of Greek coins is a selection of contemporary Celtic coins, the designs of which are derived largely from Greek types. This first volume covers the Greek coins of Europe arranged in geographical order from Spain in the West to the Peloponnese and Crete.
BK65548. Greek Coins and Their Values. Volume I: Europe by David R. Sear, London 1978, reprinted 2000, 318 pages, 4 tables of ancient alphabets, 11 maps, 3,395 coins listed, with 1,500 coin illustrations, valuations, hardback, special price!; $58.00 SALE PRICE $52.20 ON RESERVE




  



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