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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 143. Estimate $100.
Sold for $80. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Various Authors]. Lot of four works on early Roman coinage. Includes:

Sydenham, E. A. Aes Grave. A Study of the Cast Coinages of Roman and Central Italy.. (London; Spink & Son, 1926). Tall 8vo. 145 pages; 28 fine plates.

Thurlow, B. K. & Vecchi, I. G. Italian Cast Coinage. Italian Aes Grave. Italian Aes Rude, Signatum and the Aes Grave of Sicily. (London, 1979). 8vo. 50 pages; 82 plates.

Comparette, T. L. Aes Signatum. (New York, 1919. Reprinted Chicago; Obol, 1978). 4to. 61 pages; 8 plates.

Vecchi, I. The Coinage of the Rasna. A Study in Etruscan Numismatics. Introduction and Parts II-V. [Offprints from the Suiss Numismatic Revue, 1990, 1992, 1993 & 1999]. 8vo. (5)-7; (5)-25; (91)-110; (12)-15; (63)-73. 21 plates.

All three volumes in the original printed boards, jackets where issued, the Vecchi offprints in the original printed card covers. Fine condition overall, the upper hinge of the Sydenham broken, the pages brittle with some chips, the jacket of the Thurlow/Vecchi worn with some tears and the boards bowed as usual. The offprints all little used and almost as new. Ownership stamps/inscriptions in all three volumes. Classic works on this fascinating area of numismatics.

Clain-Stefanelli 3819 & 3825. Four (4) titles in lot. Website shipping rates do not apply.



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