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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 219. Estimate $150.
Sold for $100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Niggeler / Kunstfreund (Gillet) / Trau ] Various auction houses. Group of four auction catalogues. Includes:

Hess Nach., A., Frankfurt. Auktion 203. Universal-Sammlung von Münzen und Medaillen. Seltenheiten vieler europäischer Länder. (16 February 1931). 4to. 70 pages, 1907 lots; 14 plates.

Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Wien & Hess, A., Luzern. Sammlung Franz Trau. Münzen der römischen Kaiser. (22 May 1935). 4to. 2 portrait frontispieces, 130 pages; 4727 lots; 53 fine plates.

Bank Leu AG., & Münzen & Medaillen AG., Zürich/Basel. Sammlung Walter Niggeler. Teil I–IV. (Basel; 3 Dec. 1965, 21 October 1966, 2 November 1967 & 3 November 1967.) 4to. 67 + 63 + 64 + 28 pages; 1604 + 250 lots; 32 + 28 + 32 +24 plates.

Bank Leu AG., & Münzen & Medaillen AG., Zürich/Basel. Griechische Münzen aus der Sammlung eines Kunstfreundes. (28 May 1974). 8vo. 372 pages, 253 lots, each lot illustrated with many enlargements.

All four catalogues in the original printed wrappers, the Kunstfreundes with the original printed prices laid in, the Niggeler and Trau with the printed lists of estimates. Fine condition, a little worn at the extremities with few nicks and tears, contents clean. Major sales of exceptional collections, the first the collection of the Moscow museum.

Clain-Stefanelli 1940 & 4086*, 1981*, 4030, 4080 & 11785 for Niggeler and 1993 for Kunstfreundes. Spring 332, 190, also listed under the “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”, 412, 413 & 414 with part 2 listed under the “Most important sales of struck Roman Republican coins” and parts 2 and 3 listed under the “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins” and 418 for Kunstfreundes, also listed under the ‘Most important sale of Ancient Greek coins”. Website shipping rates do not apply.



From the Numismatic Library of a Major North American Dealer.