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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 2010. Estimate $50. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $195. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Berry, B.Y. Out of the Past: The Istanbul Grand Bazaar. (New York, 1977.) 192 pages, including 61 plates of coins and other objects. An account of the author's sojourn as an American consular official in Istanbul in the 1920's and 30's, when he accumulated a remarkable collection of antiquities and antiques. Besides Greek and Byzantine coins, there are discussions of jewelry, gemstones, bronzes, silverware, and rugs. Red leatherette covers (different binding from the lot in our previous auction) // Also: Hohlfelder, R. Ancient Greek Coins from the Collection of Burton Y. Berry. (Indiana, 1972.) 104 coins from the collection. Printed card covers. Both in Very Fine condition. Two (2) titles in lot.