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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 2288. Estimate $100. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Head, B.V. Historia Numorum: A Manual of Greek Numismatics. Rev. ed. (Oxford, 1911.) lxxxvii, 967 pages, 5 tables of alphabets, scattered photographic illustrations in text. The most advanced reference on ancient Greek coins of its time. Maroon cloth covers with gilt titles. Fine condition, spine shaken.

Ex libris Sir William Ridgeway. Inserted in the volume are various early newspaper clippings, and several letters, including hand-written notes from S.W. Grose, E.S.G. Robinson and Charles Seltman.