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Image for The Essex Collection. Post 1820 Tokens, Tallies & Medallions.

The Essex Collection. Post 1820 Tokens, Tallies & Medallions.

By: ADAMS, Stuart J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Croydon: CPI Group, 2014. 9780952231516:

Seller ID: 45350

ISBN: 0952231514


Revised edition. "A guide to the history of the County of Essex from 1820 until the present day as seen through the tokens, tallies, medallions, transport tokens, tool checks, and other paranumismatic items issued by local authorities, companies, public houses, private persons and businessmen." Pp.xiv/717, colour and black & white illustrations throughout, inscribed by the author to title page. Light blue illustrated laminated boards. Scarce. VG. View more info

The Coins of the Ancient Celts.

By: ALLEN, D.F. / NASH, Daphne (editor).

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1980. 0852243715:

Seller ID: 45430

ISBN: 0852243715


1st edition. "The study of Celtic coins is important, not just because numismatics is an important historical discipline, but because in the design of the coins we can trace how the representational portraits and subjects of classical originals undergo the alchemy that transformed them into the symbolic abstractions of Celtic art." Pp.xii/265, 41 black & white plates. Dark grey cloth, dustwrapper has uneven sunning to spine and edges. VG/Good. View more info

An Introduction to Celtic Coins.

By: ALLEN, Derek.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1978. 0714108413:

Seller ID: 45445

ISBN: 0714108413


1st edition. Published following the sudden death of Derek Allen. "This introduction is a kind of distillation of the ideas that came to him during the preparation of his 'Catalogue of the Celtic Coins in the British Museum'..." Pp.80, 3 maps + many black & white photo illustrations of coins. Paperback. VG. View more info

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Collecting Greek Coins.

By: ANTHONY, John.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Longman, 1983. 0582503108:

Seller ID: 45453

ISBN: 0582503108


1st edition. "In a highly readable style and with the aid of numerous illustrations, John Anthony traces the development and production of ancient Greek coins against the background of the outstanding events and people of the time - from the beginnings of coinage in the world of city-states, through the spectacular career of Alexander the Great, to the kingdoms established by his successors in Greece, Egypt, the Middle East, Central Asia and India." Pp.viii/301, 532 black & white photo illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Medieval English Jetons.

By: BERRY, George.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Spink & Son Ltd, 1974.:

Seller ID: 45421


1st edition. "Reckoning counters or jetons played a vital part in the commercial world of medieval Europe. Not only is their use on the counting board of great interest, but the jetons themselves merit serious study." 23.5cms x 15.5cms. Pp.83, 14 black & white plates. Paperback, crease to lower front corner, sunning to spine. Scarce. G+. View more info

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Coinage in the Roman World.

By: BURNETT, Andrew.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Seaby, 1987. 0900652845:

Seller ID: 45449

ISBN: 0900652845


1st edition. "This book takes a fresh look at the development and use of coinage in the Roman world, from the third century BC to the break-up of the Empire in the fifth century AD. The emphasis is upon interpretation of the coins rather than description of types, focusing on both how and why they circulated, and how they can illuminate the historical and economic background." Pp.viii/168, 24 black & white photo plates + 15 figure illustrations, slight toning to pages. Grey cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear. G+/VG. View more info

Scripta Nummaria Romana. Essays Presented to Humphrey Sutherland.

By: CARSON, R.A.G. and KRAAY, Colin M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London: Spink and Son Ltd, 1978.:

Seller ID: 45358


1st edition. Essays presented to the numismatist and former Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. 25cms x 19cms x 3cms. Pp.xiv/250/25 pages of black & white plates to end. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has minor wear to top of spine. VG/G+. View more info

Coins and the Archaeologist.

By: CASEY, John and REECE, Richard.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Seaby, 1988. 1852640111:

Seller ID: 45432

ISBN: 1852640111


Second edition. "This volume of papers is the result of a two day discussion on coins and archaeology held in 1973 at the Institute of Archaeology, London. They have stood the test of time, revealing the high degree of originality of numismatic and archaeological approach which the authors brought to their contributions.....Revisions have been made to some of the papers...." Pp.306, 8 black & white photo plates + 58 line drawings, pages toned, small owner's label to inside front board. Brown cloth, dustwrapper has minor wear to top edge. Good/G+. View more info

Understanding Ancient Coins. An Introduction for Archaeologists and Historians.

By: CASEY, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: B.T.Batsford Ltd, 1986. 0713427426:

Seller ID: 45441

ISBN: 0713427426


1st edition. "The emphasis of this book is on Roman coins, but examples are also taken from the prehistoric, Post-Roman and medieval periods in order to demonstrate the complexities of coin production, circulation and survival." Pp.160, 20 figure illustrations. Blue cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

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A Treatise Of The Revenue And False Money Of The Romans. To which is annexed, a dissertation upon the manner of distinguishing antique medals from counterfeit ones. Translated from the original printed at Paris 1740 .

By: CHASSEPOL, Francois de. / BEAUVAIS, Guillaume 1698-1773.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. and P. knapton, at the crown in Ludgate-street, M DCC XLI. [1741] . 0:

Seller ID: 45431


First English Edition. Later buckram. pp.8/pp.32/pp.227/[1p. - Adverts] . 8.0" x 5.0" x 1.0". A very good tight binding. Tan buckram. Spine sunned, with gilt titles: "Revenue & False Money Of Romans". Engraved armorial bookplates to verso of the front board and recto of front endpaper: One has a leaping leopard and motto: "Conamur Tenues". The other is thought to be connected with Beverley Grammar School and has the motto: 'Adolescentiam Alunt Senectutem Oblectant' [youth sustains delight into old age] . Printed title page lightly foxed. Clear English text throughout. Page 225 is misnumbered ... View more info

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Angels & Ducats. Shakespeare's Money & Medals.

By: COOK, Barrie.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: The British Museum Press,2012. 9780714118215:

Seller ID: 45477

ISBN: 0714118214


1st edition. "Full of intriguing facts and literary quotations, this fun, engaging and beautifully illustrated book explores the role of money and medals in Shakespeare's world and works." 19cms x 17cms. Pp.96, colour illustrations throughout. Stiff card covers. VG. View more info

Cleaning and Restoring Coins and Artefacts.

By: CUDDEFORD, Michael J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chelmsford: Mount Publications, 1995. 1900571005:

Seller ID: 45429

ISBN: 1900571005


1st edition. "By explaining procedures and detailing equipment on a 'need to know' basis, a lot of the complexity and mystery is taken out of the subject." Pp.40, occasional figure illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Coins from the Soil. A Guide to the Buried Coinage of Britain.

By: CUDDEFORD, Michael.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Chelmsford: Mount Publications, 2008. 9781900571111:

Seller ID: 45560

ISBN: 1900571110


1st edition. "The author provides an illustrated catalogue of manyy of the more commonly-found coins, together with a selection of coins from overseas that also turn up with some regularity, and which often present their finders with problems of identification. In addition, mechanisms by which coins come to be in the ground in the first place are examined, and the results of an experiment on coin movement in ploughsoil are revealed." 24cms x 17cms. Pp.96, colour illustrations of coins throughout, signed by the author to reverse of half title page, CDRom marked "Coins from the Soil... View more info

Coinage and Society in Britain and Gaul. Some Current Problems.

By: CUNLIFFE, Barry.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London: The Council for British Archaeology, 1981. 0906780047:

Seller ID: 45408

ISBN: 0906780047


CBA Research Report No.38. 29.5cms x 21cms. Pp.vi/94, 31 maps + 38 figure illustrations. Four page Norfolk Museums Service Information Sheet on Iron Age Coinage in Norfolk loosely enclosed. Paperback, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

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The Sedgeford Hoard.

By: DENNIS, Megan and FAULKNER, Neil.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stroud: Tempus, 2005. 0752434381:

Seller ID: 45362

ISBN: 0752434381


"In August 2003, at Sedgeford in north-west Norfolk, archaeologists excavated a hoard of 39 gold coins, 20 of them placed inside a cow bone. The hoard was over 2,000 years old....Combining diary-style commentary, full colour pictures and detailed archaeological analysis, this book, aimed at general readers as well as specialists,presents the full story of the hoard." Pp.95, 28 colour illustrations + 46 figure illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

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Seventeenth Century Tokens of the British Isles and Their Values.

By: DICKINSON, Michael.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Seaby, 1986. 0900652780:

Seller ID: 45351

ISBN: 0900652780


Based on Williamson, with revisions, additions and valuations."The catalogue lists about fourteen thousand different tokens, based on the numbering system used in G.C.Williamson's classic work "Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century" (two volumes, 1899, 1891). Many tokens have come to light since that date and new entries have been inserted in the appropriate places using an "A" number....An indispensable catalogue for all collectors of the seventeenth century token series". 25.5cms x 19cms. Pp.x/292, 4 full page plates of tokens + 3 pages line illustrations of the Arms of the City of ... View more info

Celtic Coins Found in Britain, 1977-82.

By: HASELGROVE, Colin.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London: University of London/ Institute of Archaeology, 1984.:

Seller ID: 45434


Reprinted from Bulletin No.20 of the Institute of Archaeology. 24cms x 17.5cms. 47 pages (numbered 107-154). Yellow card covers, faint mark to front. VG. View more info

Supplementary Gazetteer of Find-Spots of Celtic Coins in Britain, 1977.

By: HASELGROVE, Colin.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Institute of Archaeology, 1978.:

Seller ID: 45435


Occasional Paper No.11a. Being a supplement to 'The Origins of Coinage in Britain: A Re-appraisal', by the late D.F.Allen...in 'Problem of the Iron Age in Southern Britain'...Inst. of Archaeology Occ. Paper No.11. 25cms x 18cms. Pp.136. Cream card cover has some spots to covers. G+. View more info

A Handbook of Greek and Roman Coins.

By: HILL, G.F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co.Limited, 1899.:

Seller ID: 45367


Handbooks of Archaeology and Antiquities series. Pp. xvi/295, 15 collotype plates + 31 illustrations in the text, owner's names to front free endpaper, a few minor marginal spots + spotting to rear endpapers. Blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt title to spine dulled, sunning to spine, edges rubbed. G+. View more info

Late Roman Bronze Coinage A.D. 324-498. Parts One and Two.

By: HILL, P.V / KENT, J.P.C and CARSON, R.A.G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Spink & Son Ltd, 1965.:

Seller ID: 45473


Part I. The Bronze Coinage of the House of Constantine A.D. 324-346. Part II. Bronze Roman Imperial Coinage of the Later Empire A.D. 346-498. (Reprinted with additions and corrections from The Numismatic Circular). 25..5cms x 19cms. Pp.114, map of the Roman mints to inside front board, 4 plates. Blue cloth, title to spine, rubbed with edge wear. G+. View more info