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20191031
Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 31. Estimate $200.
Sold for $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Price, M. J. The Coinage in the name of Alexander the Great and Philip Arrhidaeus. A British Museum Catalogue. (Zürich/London; Swiss Numismatic Society in Association with The British Museum, 1991). Two volumes. 4to. 637 pages; 159 plates of coins. Original red publishers cloth, gilt. Fine condition, jackets lightly worn at extremities with a few nicks. The major reference for the series. Daehn 3474, “Describes about 4100 varieties of coins struck in the name of Alexander the Great (lifetime and posthumous issues), his half-brother and successor, Philip Arrhidaeus, and those of Lysimachus of the Alexander types... This is the most comprehensive study of Alexander coinage ever published and is the standard reference for the series.” Kroh p. 24 (five stars), “simply the ultimate reference for this series.”. Website shipping rates do not apply.