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ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS
(note that after Jan. 1, 2000 Empire Coins, Inc.  
ENTIRELY ceased all numismatic operations)
 

108. BELLINGER, A.R.: The Syrian Tetradrachms of Caracalla and Macrinus. New York, 1981 reprint of the 1940 original edition (ANS Numismatic Studies No.3). The STANDARD REFERENCE for this series. 116 pages, 26 plates. As new. CS-4505 (30) . . . . $35.

109. CASEY, P.J.: Roman Coinage in Britain. Aylesbury, 1984 Second edition. A very interesting primer. 64 pages, including 15 full plates of photos and 12 figures of charts and graphs, map. Cardcovers, new copy. (15) . . . . UNSOLD

110. CHIHA, H.: Una moneta unica di Elagabalo battuta in egitto (a unique coin of Elagabalus from Roman Egypt). Offprint from "Numismatica", Rome, 1962. 3 pages, including 4 collotype photos in text. Paper covers browned, internally pristine. (10) . . . . $25.

111. --: Les rares monenaies "Alexandrines" del'empereur Macrin et de son fils Diaduménien (rare coins struck by Macrinus & Diadumenian at the Alexandrian mint). Offprint from Revue Belgie de Numismatique, Brussels, 1963. (10) . . . . $22.

112. COX: A Third Century Hoard of Tetradrachms from Gordion. Philadelphia, 1953. 19 pages, 8 plates, cardcover. (15) . . . . UNSOLD

113. CURTIS, J.W.: The Tetradrachms of Roman Egypt. New York, 1990 much expanded reprint, includes a supplement of five auction-catalogues with prices. 425 pages, over 1,200 photographs. Dark-blue leatherette, New copy. (55) . . . . $55.

114. (CURTIS): Sale of The Tetradrachms of Roman Egypt from the collection of Col. James W. Curtis. 17 June 1958 auction by Hans M.F. Schulman in New York, part of his "George L. Lee Collection - Part III" sale. The first 634 coins are of Roman Egypt, described on 42 pages of text, the rarities illustrated on one plate. Covers a bit rubbed, but else as issued with Prices-Realized. Quite scarce! (30) . . . . $50.

115. DATTARI, G.: Numi Augg. Alexandrini, Catalogo della Collezione G. Dattari, compilato dal Proprietario. Bologna reprint of the 1901 original edition. One of the better catalogues of Roman Egyptian coinage. 6,580 coins described, 472 pages of Italian text, 37 plates, folio, Out of print and difficult to acquire. CS-4520* Kroh p.54 (3 1/2 stars). (150) . . . . $160.

116. DATTARI, G.: "EPIOO" sulle monete alessandrine. Offprint from Atti, Rome, 1904. An examination of the usage of the legend "periodus" on the reverses of some tetradrachms of Alexandria. 6 uncut pages, 1 plate, paper covers splitting at spine, internally paper browned. (15) . . . . $35.

117. --: Tre differenti teorie sull'origine della monete dei nomos dell'antico egitto (three different theories on the origin of the coinage of Roman Egypt). Offprint from JIAN Vol.7, Athens, 1904. 26 uncut pages, one spectacular collotype plate depicting one tetradrachm and 13 bronzes, paper covers and first page browned, not yet starting to chip. (25) . . . . $50.

118. GAIT, R.I. and BACK, M.E.: Syrian and Phoenician Tetradrachms A.D. 202-254, with Notes on their Artistic Merit by Brian E. Joyce. Canada, offprint from the 1992 edition of The Picus. 37 pages, 50 coins illustrated throughout. Stapled card-covers, autographed by Mr. Gait on the first page. A very interesting and absorbing study. (20) . . . . $33.

119. LINDGREN, H.C. and KOVACS, F.L.: Ancient Bronze Coins of Asia Minor and The Levant. San Mateo, 1985. Over 3,000 coins cataloged and illustrated. 212 pages, 135 excellent plates. Cardcover with separate price-guide, new copy. (55) . . . . $60.

120. MANTON, E.L.: Roman North Africa. London, 1988. A publication of the best preserved, least known, and yet most spectacular remains of the Roman world. An evocative introduction to the history of the Romans in Africa and a fascinating account of the many sites and cities that can be visited today (unless you are a U.S. citizen, as nearly all of these sites are in what is now LYBIA and we are forbidden to travel there). 144 pages, 71 black & white and 25 full color photos, blue cloth with dustjacket, autographed on the first free endpaper by the author, an as-new copy, now OP. (50) . . . . $45.

121. PINCOCK, R.: Nero's Large Bronze Coinage for Egypt. London, offprint from the 1995 Numismatic Chronicle. 6 pg., 1 pl. (10) . . . . $20.

122. PRICE, M.J. and TRELL, B.L.: Coins and Their Cities, Architecture on the ancient coins of Greece, Rome, and Palestine. London, 1977. A vital, nay, essential reference, now sadly OP and very scarcely offered. 298 pages, 522 text illustrations, 38 color photos on 16 color plates. Blue cloth with dustjacket, as-new copy. CS-3493 Kroh p.62 (four stars). (100) . . . . $175.

123. REECE, R,: Coinage in Roman Britain. London, 1987. A stimulating introduction and a comprehensive survey of the recent developments in our understanding of Roman Britain and her coinage. 144 pages, 45 photographs and 28 line-drawings. Blue cloth with dj, new. (40) . . . . $45.

124. SEAR, D.R.: Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values. London, 1982. Over 6,000 coins described with valuations, indices, 336 pages, green cloth with dustjacket, Very Fine copy. (50) . . . . $50.

125. SPIJKERMAN, A.: The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem, 1978. A corpus of coin-types that is the STANDARD REFERENCE for this area. 322 pages of text, 84 plates. Pictorial card covers, corners slightly bumped, also a fresh, new copy. CS-2887 Kroh p.60 (four stars). (100) . . . . $95.

126. SYDENHAM, E.A.: The Coinage of Caesarea in Cappadocia. New York, 1977 reprint, with supplement by A. Malloy. 165 pages, illustrated throughout, 2 plates. New copy. CS-2829* (20) . . . . $22.

127. TRELL, B.L.: Architecture on Ancient Coins. Article on pages 6-15 of the January 1976 issue of Archaeology magazine, a forerunner to the book by Price & Trell listed above. Nice color photos of architectural-type coins on front cover, VG copy. (5) . . . . $13.

128. WADDINGTON, W.H., BABELON, E., and REINACH, T.: Recueil Général des Monnaies Grecques d'Asie Mineure, Tome 1-4. Hildesheim, 1976 reprint of the 1904-25 Paris editions. 640 pages, 125 plates. Blue cloth, new copy, a very important reference for the coinages of Asia-Minor, now OP. CS-2600* (300) . . . . $400.

129. (WETTERSTROM): Bronzes of Roman Egypt from the Kerry Keith Wetterstrom Collection, part II, highlighted by the Most Complete Offering of the "Labors of Hercules", coins of The Zodiac and Nomes. Classical Numismatic Auctions sale XIII, held 4 December 1990. The Roman Egyptian material made up 286 lots of this 601 lot general sale, with each coin illustrated plus 2 colour plates. Cardcover, new copy with Prices Realized. Kroh p.56 (five stars). (20) . . . . $31.

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ISLAMIC & MIDDLE-EASTERN COINS

200. (ALBUM): Long run of SEVENTY-EIGHT fixed price lists by Stephen Album 1982-96, lists 25 to 123, missing numbers 26-28, 33, 34, 38, 41, 45, 60, 83, 87, 98, 100, 103, 110-114, 117, 121 & 122. An excellent source for information on the Islamic and Indian series. Large-format lists (No.61 on) tri-folded as issued, all Fine copies, many with photographic plates. Lot of SEVENTY-EIGHT (100) . . . . $56.

201. ARTUK, I. & C.: Istanbul Arkeoloji Müzeleri Teshirdeki Islami Sikkeler Katalogu (Islamic Coins in the Istanbul Museum of Archaeology). Istanbul, Volume I, 1971 and Volume II, 1974. 972 pages of text and 120 plates altogether. A highly important work covering Arab-Byzantine and Umayyads to Ottoman Empire coinage inclusive. Card covers a bit worn, otherwise a fine set. (150) . . . . $225.

202. BALOG, P.: The Coinage of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt and Syria. ANS Numismatic Studies No.12, New York, 1964. 444 pages of text, 44 plates. Card covers, as new. A very important and very difficult to acquire essential reference. (175) . . . . $198.

203. --: The Coinage of the Ayyubids. R.N.S. Special Publication No.12, London, 1980. 334 pages, 50 plates. The standard reference, brown cloth with dustjacket, new. (100) . . . . $100.

204. --: Umayyad, 'Abbasid and Tulunid Glass Weights and Vessel Stamps. ANS Numismatic Studies No.13, New York, 1976. 322 pages of text, 55 fine plates, red cloth, gilt, new copy. (40) . . . . UNSOLD

205. DESHAZO, A.S. and BATES, M.L.: The Umayyad Governors of Al-Traq and the Changing Annulet Patterns on their Dirhems. Offprint from the 1974 Numismatic Chronicle, 9 pages, 1 plate, paper covers a bit faded, else VG copy. (5) . . . . UNSOLD

206. EDHEM, I.G.: Catalogue des monnaies Turkoman du Musée Imperial Ottoman. Bologna, 1978 reprint. 175 pages of text, 8 plates of line-drawings. Cream card-covers, new. Very useful for quick attribution of Urtuqid, Zengid and Ayyubid types. (80) . . . . $70.

207. GAUBE, H.: Arabosasanidische Numismatik. Braunschweig, 1973. The STANDARD REFERENCE for Arab-Sasanian coinage, and very easy to use even though it may be in German. vi, 171 pages of text, 10 plates of inscriptions and tables, 14 plates of photos, fold-out map. Cream cloth, new copy. CS-7458 (50) . . . . $60.

208. (HABSBURG, FELDMAN S.A.): Sale of two Giant Gold Mohur Coins, the largest Gold Coins in the World. Auction at the Hotel Noga Hilton, Monday, November 9, 1987 (rescheduled from Nov 8th). Remarkable catalog of a sale with only two lots: a 1000 mohur of Shah Jahangir, minted in Agra in 1613 (210 mm, 11,935.8 grams) and a 100 mohur of Shah Jahan, minted in Lahore in 1639 (95-97mm, 1094.5 grams). Each coin is illustrated actual-size and in spectacular full-color, with the legends of each painstakingly drawn and translated on facing pages. Each coin is painstakingly researched and described in 16 pages, including a two-page introduction by ANS curator Michael Bates. Card-covers, a most unusual catalog with separate special-invitation. Date-stamp applied in red ink to first page (indicating this was received Oct. 27th, a mere two weeks before the sale), corners bent and crease in the front-cover, else as new. (30) . . . . $35.

209. HENNEQUIN, G.: Bibliothéque Nationale, Catalogue de monnaies Musulmanes, Asie pré-Mongole, les Seljuqs et Leur successeurs. Paris, 1985. A vast and most important reference for this coinage. 932 pages of text, 50 exceptional plates, Green cloth, new. (200) . . . . $425.

210. LANE-POOLE, S.: Catalogue of Oriental Coins in the British Museum, FULL 10-volume set. Bologna 1967 reprint of the 1875-91 original editions, bound in matching navy-blue cloth. 3,004 pages of text, 102 plates of line-drawings. The breakdown of the set is: I: The Coinage of the Eastern Khaleefehs, II: The Coins of the Muhammadan Dynasties, III: The Coins of the Turkoman Houses of Seljook, Urtuk, Zengee, etc., IV: The Coinage of Egypt, V: The Coins of the Moors, VI: The Coins of the Mongols, VII: The Coinage of Bukharà, VIII: The Coins of the Turks, IX: Additions to Vols. I-IV, X: Additions to Vols. V-VIII. Plates in volume I are loose, otherwise this is an as-new set. A very important standard reference for Islamic coinage, now all OP and very difficult to obtain. (600) . . . .
$410.

211. LANG, D.M.: Studies in the Numismatic History of Georgia in Transcaucasia, based on the collection of the American Numismatic Society. New York, 1955 (ANS NNM No.130). 138 pages, 15 plates. Cardcover, as new, OP. (40) . . . . UNSOLD

212. METCALF, D.M.: Coinage of the Crusades and The Latin East in the Ashmolean Museum. London, 1983. An excellent work with much introductory information given. x, 102 pages of text, 870 coins are described in detail and illustrated on 36 facing plates. Maroon cloth, dustjacket a bit worn, but internally a new copy. Very difficult to acquire just now and in very high demand. (150) . . . . $80.

213. MILES, G.C.: Rare Islamic Coins. ANS NNM No.118, New York, 1950. 138 pages, 10 fine plates, card covers, Fine copy. (50) . . . . $58.

214. --: Early Arabic Weights and Stamps, a supplement. ANS NNM No.118, 1951. 60 pages, 4 plates, card covers, Fine copy. (20) . . . . $21.

215. --: Fatimid Coins. ANS NNM No.121, 1951. 51 pages, 6 fine plates, card covers, Fine copy. (20) . . . . UNSOLD

216. --: The Coinage of the Umayyads of Spain. ANS Hispanic Numismatic Series No.I, New York, 1950 in two volumes. Xi, 591 pages, 15 plates. Russet card covers a bit faded at edges, otherwise both Fine copies. (75) . . . . $100.

217. de MORGAN, J.: Manuel de Numismatique Orientale de L'Antiquite et du Moyen Age. Chicago, 1979 reprint. A monumental reference that covers virtually all of the "oriental" coinages (including North Africa, Seleucid and all coinage of Further Asia to the Guptas and Kushans). 480 pages, illustrated throughout with excellent line-drawings. Scarce and useful. CS-3026* Kroh p.46 (50) . . . . $55.

218. PERE, N.: Osmanlilarda Madenî Paralar, Yapi ve Kredi Bankasinin osmanli madenî paralari kileksiyonu (Coins of the Ottoman Empire, a Catalogue based on the Coin Collections of the Yapi Credit Bank) Istambul, 1968. A rare reference on Ottoman coins. 310 pages of text (in Turkish with English summaries), 96 plates. Black cloth, a Very Fine copy. CS-11849 (150) . . . . $100.

219. SPENGLER & SAYLES (S/S): Turkoman Figural Bronze Coins and Their Iconography, Vol. I, The Artuqids. The ultimate reference for the very neat coins of these brave "foes of the Crusaders". 193 pages, fully illustrated, hardcover with dustjacket, new copy (40) . . . . $44.

220. SULTAN, J.: Coins of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic, a detailed catalogue of the Jem Sultan collection. Thousand Oaks, 1977. A two-volume set , Volume I containing 457 pages of text, Volume II containing 353 (!) Plates. Large green cloth volumes housed in a matching slip-case, autographed by the author, number 200 of 1,000 copies (actually only 500 were printed). As new, a vast reference and extremely useful. This collection (with additions) was recently donated to the American Numismatic Society, making its holdings of Turkish coins the largest and most complete outside of Turkey. CS-11856 (200) . . . . $110.

221. VIVES, A. y ESCUDERO: Monedas de las dinastias Arabigo-Españolas. Anonymous 1978 reprint of the 1893 original edition. xc, 553 pages of text, illustrations throughout. Glossy black covers, an important reference for Islamic coins of Spanish mints. CS-6291 (50) . . . . $50.

222. WALKER, J.: A Catalogue of the Arab-Sassanian Coins in the British Museum (Umaiyad Governors in the East, Arab-Ephthalites, Abbasid Governors in Tabaristan and Bukhara). London, 1941 original edition. The STANDARD REFERENCE for this series, and the only one in English! G.K. Jenkins calls it ". . . a masterpiece of numismatic scholarship which is likely to hold the field unchallenged for a long time to come". clxi, 244 pages of text, 40 excellent plates. Green cloth, gilt, a nice Very Fine copy. CS-7488* (250) . . . . $250.

223. --: A Catalogue of the Arab-Byzantine and Post-Reform Umaiyad Coins in the British Museum. London, 1956. The STANDARD REFERENCE for this series, and very rarely offered (one sold a few years ago for $900). civ, 329 pages of text, 31 fine Collotype plates. Green cloth, gilt, an exceptionally nice Very Fine copy. CS-5886* (750) . . . . $555.

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