LATE BYZANTINE COINS, 1204–1453, IN THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. Eleni Lianta.
LATE BYZANTINE COINS, 1204–1453, IN THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

LATE BYZANTINE COINS, 1204–1453, IN THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

London: Spink, 2009. Crown 4to, later black half morocco with blue cloth sides; spine with five raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt; textured endpapers; all page edges speckled blue. viii, 335, (1) pages; illustrated. Fine. Item #6423

A handsomely bound copy of the first modern catalogue of this collection, one of the most important ever formed of the coins of the tumultuous final centuries of the last remnant of the Roman Empire. Spans the period from the Latin Empire and Nicaea through the fall of Constantinople in AD 1453. Ex Alain Poinsignon Library.

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