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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 21. Estimate $350.
Sold for $575. 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 Greek coins tipped in, a further 1,329 additional illustrations throughout the text. Original publisher’s cloth, gilt, jackets. Fine condition overall, a trifle worn at extremities with a few light marks to the jacket, contents clean throughout. The classic, ever popular work on Greek coins with superb, insightful text by Colin Kraay accompanied by some of the finest coin photography to ever appear in a numismatic publication. 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.