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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 20. Estimate $300.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Kraay, C. M. & Hirmer, M. Greek Coins. (New York; Harry N. Abrams, 1966). Large 4to. 396 pages; 20 superb full-colour plates illustrating enlargements of some of the finest known Greek coins tipped in, a further 1,329 additional illustrations throughout the text. Original tan cloth, gilt. Fine condition, a little bumped, the spine shaken and weak, internally clean. A very good copy of this continually popular and sought after title, featuring some of the best coin photography ever published.

Clain-Stefanelli 1849*. Daehn 127. Kroh p. 7 (five stars), “the ULTIMATE “coffee-table” book; certainly the finest work on Greek coins ever printed. It is massive in size and contains many fantastic enlargements of the best Greek coins you are ever likely to see. Long out of print this is the world’s most sought after numismatic book.”. Website shipping rates do not apply.



From the Numismatic Library of a Major North American Dealer.