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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 43. Estimate $150.
Sold for $305. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Various authors]. Lot of two titles on the coinages of Thrace. Includes:

Karayotov, I. The Coinage of Mesambria. Vol. I. The Gold and Silver Coinage. Vol. II. Bronze Coins of Mesambria. (Sozopol, Bulgaria; Centre of Underwater Archaeology and Centre for Maritime History, Archaeology and Ecology, 1994 & 2009). Complete in two volumes. 4to. 134 + 499 pages; 44 + 155 plates, maps.

Topalov, S. Apollonia Pontica. Contributions to the Study of the Coin Minting of the City. Vols. I & II. (Sofia, 2007). ]

All volumes in the original publisher’s boards, the first volume of Karayotov in the original jacket. Very Fine condition, the jacket of the first volume worn and rubbed at extremities with some creases, the other volumes little used and virtually as new. Important works, seldom offered.

The first volume Daehn 3736, “A comprehensive study of the silver and gold coins of Mesambria, including a catalogue of 770 coins, all illustrated. Includes an introduction to the history of the city, a discussion of the coinage and a critical bibliography. Examines the dies, monograms and hoards.” Two (2) titles in lot. Website shipping rates do not apply.

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