|Sale: CNG 67, Lot: 3005. Estimate $50.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2004.
Sold For $70. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Fort, Ludwig. Neueste Münzkunde. Abbildung und Beschreibung der jetzt coursirenden Gold- und Silbermünzen.
(Leipzig, 1851). 90 lithographed plates of embossed and tinted illustrations of 18th and 19th century world coins, with facing page of descriptions. Followed by 471 pages of information on values and exchange rates. Text in German. Moiré green cloth covers, gilt stamped spine. Quarto. Fine condition, covers frayed, spine weak, one plate (XX, Saxony gold coins) removed. ($50)
An unusual (and probably expensive) method of depicting coins in a printed book.