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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
73002360
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 2360. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[McClean Collection] Grose, S.W. Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins in the Fitzwilliam Museum. (Cambridge, 1923-1929.) Volume I (Western Europe-Sicily): x, 380 pages, photographic plates 1-111. Volume II (Greek Mainland-Crete): 564 pages, photographic plates 112-248. Volume III (Asia Minor-Africa): 508 pages, photographic plates 249-380. The rare original catalogue of this massive collection of Greek coins. Bound in contemporary black cloth with gilt spine titles, top edges and armorial device on covers. Very Fine condition, a few scuffs on the covers of Vol. I. Three (3) volumes in lot.



Ex libris William Newsam McClean. Likely a family member; Frank and John Robinson McClean formed the collection before donating it to the Fitzwilliam.