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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 127. Estimate $150.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Various Authors]. Lot of five standard works on Roman Provincial coins. Including:

Bellinger, A. The Syrian Tetradrachms of Caracalla and Macrinus. (New York, 1940. Facsimile reprint, 1977).

McAlee, R. The Coins of Roman Antioch. (Lancaster/London, 2007).

Milne, J. G. A Catalogue of Alexandrian Coins. (London; Spink, 1971. Reprinted, London, 1982).

Prieur, M. & Prieur, K. A Type Corpus of the Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and their Fractions from 57 BC-AD 253. (Lancaster/London, 2000).

Wruck, W. Die syrische Provinzialprägung von Augustus bis Traian. (Stuttgart; W. Kohlhammer, 1931). 8vo. 199 pages; 6 fine plates, text tables.

Fine condition overall, used and lightly shelfworn, the jackets rubbed at extremities. Four important works, inlcuding McAlee’s comprehensive catalogue and winner of the 2008 IAPN book prize as well as Prieur’s definitive corpus listing more than 1700 types and Wruck’s classic work on the series from the library of Münzen & Medaillen. Five (5) titles in lot. Website shipping rates do not apply.

From the Numismatic Library of a Major North American Dealer. The Wruck ex Bibliothek der Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel (Künker 102), lot 3628