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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 47. Estimate $150.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Various authors]. Lot of three works on electrum coinage. Lot of three works on electrum coinage.

Bodenstedt, F.. Die Elektronmünzen von Phokaia und Mytilene. (Tübingen; Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1981). 4to. 390 pages; 63 plates.

Linzalone, J. Electrum and the Invention of Coinage. (N.p., 2011).

Baldwin, A. The Electrum Coinage of Lampsakos. (New York; American Numismatic Society, 1914).

Fine condition, shelfworn, the jacket creased and thumbed, internally clean. The Linzalone title virtually as new and one of a limited edition of 26, especially bound in quarter black morocco and marbled boards, gilt, jacket, slipcase. This copy letter F, signed by the author on the dedication page with the author’s inscription on the title. The Baldwin title chipped and worn at extremities, all titles internally clean.

The Bodenstedt is Daehn 4747, “A full die study of the electrum coinages of Phocaea and Mytilene. The standard reference for these coins.” Three (3) titles in lot. Website shipping rates do not apply.

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