Boston: 1955. First edition. 4to, text bound separately in later brown half morocco, gilt; plates housed loose, for ease of reference, in full brown morocco plate folder. Fine frontispiece; xvi, 340, (2) pages; 115 very fine plates of coins. Near fine. Item #5581
A beautifully bound copy of the scarce original edition, featuring photographically printed plates far superior to those in the reprint. A previous owner bound the text and plates separately, with the plates housed loose in a full morocco clamshell book box for ease of reference. Clain-Stefanelli 1888*. Daehn 1917: “The collection is highly regarded for its fine, artistic specimens and broad scope. Also notable is the large group of Cyzicene electrum coins.” Grierson 54–55. Kroh 10: “It publishes 2,348 coins ... all very high quality with many of the extreme rarities in the Greek series. Some of these coins were sold by Numismatic Fine Arts in 1980 ... and so one or two may now reside in your collection.”.