Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 22nd June 2011

Sold for £30

Estimate: £60 - £80

Pinkerton, J., An Essay on Medals, vol. 1 only, London, 1789, xlviii + 300pp, 2 engraved plates (Manville 221); Madden, F.W., History of the Jewish Coinage, London, 1864, xi + 350pp, engraved illustrations in text; Boyne, W., A Manual of Roman Coins, London, 1865, 79pp, 21 engraved plates; Head, B.V., British Museum…A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients, 4th edn, London, 1895, v + 128pp, 70 plates, library stamps; Head, B.V., and successors, British Museum…A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks, London, 1959, 108pp, 52 plates; Milne, J.G. [and Kraay, C.M.], Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of Alexandrian Coins, London, 1971, lxviii + 155pp, 7 plates, 10pp Supplement and pull-out table; Carson, R.A.G., and Kraay, C.M. (eds), Scripta Nummaria Romana: Essays presented to Humphrey Sutherland, London, 1978, xiii + 250pp, 24 plates [7]. Publishers’ bindings; first somewhat untidy, others generally clean £60-80


Provenance: Ex libris Alan C. Harrison, additionally: fourth de-accessioned from Grimsby Public Library, with their bookplate