DESCRIPTION GÉNÉRALE DES MONNAIES MÉROVINGIENNES. A. de Belfort, and Georges Depeyrot.
DESCRIPTION GÉNÉRALE DES MONNAIES MÉROVINGIENNES.

DESCRIPTION GÉNÉRALE DES MONNAIES MÉROVINGIENNES.

Paris: Maison Florange, 1996. Augmented reprint. Five volumes. 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Vol. I: (10), viii, 484, (2) pages; 5 plates. Vol. II: (10), 464, (2) pages. Vol. III: (10), 464, (2) pages. Vol. IV: (10), 475, (1) pages. Vol. V: (10), 290, 240, (2) pages. Extensively illustrated throughout. Housed in cloth slipcase. Fine. Item #4866

A well-done reprint of the very rare work by Belmont, based in turn on research done by the Vicomte de Ponton d'Amécourt. The final volume includes a bibliography compiled for the reprint of over 220 pages of references on Merovingian coinage. Still essential after over a century. Clain-Stefanelli 5741*. Grierson 119. 1935 Alfred Page numismatic book catalogue: "Très important travail, donnant la description de 6704 pièces, avec la reproduction de la plupart d'entre elles.—Ouvrage fondamental pour l'Étude de la numismatique mérovingienne."

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