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2690361. ANDREA, Alberto d’ The Hohenstaufen’s coins of the Kingdom of Sicily. Edizioni d’Andrea, 2013. A4 format. Original wrappers. 112 p. Illustrated in colors. 1st edition. With price lists. Like new.
€ 20
* Coinage of the Norman kings of Sicily, 1194-1266. Extensive descriptions in English. Standard work.

2. (BARBARIAN IMITATIONS). SERGEEV, Andrei Barbarian Coins on the Territory Between the Balkans and Central Asia. Moscow, State Historical Museum, 2012. 31 x 22 cm. Cloth with dust jacket. 256 p. Richly illustrated. Printed on art paper. First edition. Like new.
€ 130 
* Andrei Sergeev (1933-1998) amassed a large collection of mainly imitations from Greek and Roman coins, but also Parthian and Byzantine, that were found in the USSR in the second half of the 20th century. This encompasses a vast area, between the Balkans and China. Many coins one would recognize as Celtic, but also different Hellenistic and Roman imitations may be found, and coins that were inspired by Seleucian and Bactrian examples. The book also contains some essays by Sergeev, about the imitations of Macedonian and Thasos tetradrachms, imitated Roman denarii and aurei, about the Taman denarius (Crimea), the Baltic miliaresion, various imitations from the Trans-Caucasian region and the Central Asian copper imitations of Parthian drachms. A treasure of knowledge about a rare subject.

2678593. BIZOT, Pierre Medalische historie der republyk van Holland. Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, 1690. In ’t Fransch beschreeven door den Heer Bizot, en uit die taal in ’t Nederduitsch gebracht, en wel twee derden vermeerderd; nevens alle de Medalien der Overtocht van Zyn Hoogheid na Engeland, des zelfs Krooning, enz. tot nu toe in gevoegsaame ordre gesteld: met een Byvoegsel van de Grafsteden ter eere der Dappere Helden opgerecht. 4to. Vellum. (8), 36, (8), 364, (40), (16) p. 123 separate plates with medals and numerous medals in the text. Plus portraits of King William III and his Queen Mary, and 15 depictions of the graves of the protagonists of the Amsterdam party of William. Complete. First edition. Vellum somewhat worn and stained, a bit of wear, but a good copy of this useful standard work.
€ 300
* “Medalic history of the Dutch Republic” in Dutch, with hundreds of exact engravings of the medals describing Dutch history between 1560 and 1690. Extended edition compared to the original French first. With an index.

4. BOGAERT, Abraham De Roomsche Monarchy, vertoont in de Muntbeelden der Westersche en Oostersche Keizeren; beginnende van Cesar, en eindigende met Leopoldus, den tegenwoordigen Keizer. Alle naer de vermaarde Muntpenningen van haare Zweedsche Majesteit Christina, te Rome getekent, en in ’t koper gesneden. Waar in alles wat bij de Romeinen, Grieken, Duitschen en andere volkeren is voorgevallen, naukeurig in dicht en ondicht ontvouwen word. Utrecht, François Halma & Willem van de Water, 1797. Perkament. 24 x 20 cm. (20), 450, (26) p. Met gegraveerde titel, portret van de auteur en 6 andere prenten buiten de tekst, waarvan 2 uitslaand. Daarnaast 165 gegraveerde portretten van keizers en enkele vignetten en andere afbeeldingen. 1e druk. Perkament wat grauw en vlekkig. Op het schutblad planknummers en stempel van het missiehuis in Deurne, op de titel heel vaag een stempel van Uden en een planknummer. Bovenrand titelprent zonder plaatverlies afgescheurd.
€ 375
* Mooi geïllustreerde Romeinse geschiedenis in (geïdealiseerde) muntportretten en andere platen.

5. BRACTEATES Archiv für Bracteatenkunde. Herausgegeben von Rudolf von Höfken. I. Band, Heft 2 (1885). Vienna, self-published, 1885. Original wrappers. (40) p., numbered 33-70 + one leaf. With two pictures in the text and a lithographed leaf containing 22 pictures of coins. 1st edition. Delicate original wrappers a bit worn at the sides.
€ 75
* Very rare magazine devoted to the study of medieval coins (bracteates), with its original printed wrappers.

6. CHANLER, Georgius Nieuwe Keysers Chronica ofte Gheschicht-boeck van alle de Roomsche, soo Oostersche als Westersche keyseren: Oock mede van de Tyrannen ende Rebellen, die soo hier en daer tot keysers verkozen zijn gheworden; oock eensdeels henselven daer voor opgheworpen hebben. Van Cajus Iulius Caesar, den eersten Roomschen Keyser af, tot den tegenwoordigen keyser Mathias toe. Kortelijck begrypende aller keyseren oprechte Afbeeldinghen ende Spreucken; mitsgaders hare Stammen, Verkiesinghen, Officien, Regeeringe, Houwelycken, Kinderen, Ouderdom, Doot ende Begravenisse. Ghetoghen wt de gheloofweerdichste Originele Munten, Antiquiteyten ende Autheuren te samen vergaert; door wylen den Ed.Hoochgheleerden ende Erentfesten Heere Georgius Chanler, Rector gheweest te Padua, I.V.D. Ridder van Sint Marcus, ende veler Potentaten ende Heeren Raets-Heer. Ende nu wt den Hoochduytschen in Nederlandtsche sprake doen oversetten, ende in den Druck bekosticht ende verveerdicht, door Georgius Chanler, des Autheurs Soons Sone. Interprete Iacobo Westfrisio No. Pub. Amstelredamensi. Amsterdam, Nicolaes Biestkens, 1617. Old vellum. (10), 324 p. Richly illustrated with depictions of coins. 1st edition. Vellum rebacked with use of the old spine. Binding soiled and a bit creased. Large engraved 17th century bookplate. Free endpapers renewed. Title remargined. Many corners and one inner margin restored with Japanese paper. Some soiling and a little waterstaining.
€ 550
* “New Emperors’ Chronicle or History Book of All Roman Emperors, Eastern and Western”. In 17th century Dutch, this is the longest book title we have! The main attraction of this book is the depiction of numerous ancient coins and medals, although the descriptions of the emperors in prose and poetry is nice, too, if you can read the language. With a large attractive 17th century bookplate: two leopards holding a coat of arms with a winged dragon. Under this, a dragon with heads on both ends, each devouring a leopard. Unfortunately we don’t know the name of the owner.

7. COINAGE OF CENTRAL ASIA, ISLAMIC Sylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen (SNAT) XIV c. Balh und die Landschaften am oberen Oxus. Hurasan III. Bearbeitet von Florian Schwarz. Tübingen-Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, 2002. 38 x 28 cm. Original wrappers. 180 p. Vague streak on upper cover, otherwise fine.
€ 90
* 1519 medieval and early modern islamic coins of Andaraba, Badahshan, Balh, Tasqurgan, Tirmid, Hisar-i Sadman/ Shuman, al-Huttal, Rasht, Saganiyan, Tayiqan, Kishm, Waqsh, Walwalig/ Qunduz, and al-Yun/ Hus. Introductions by Lutz Ilisch and Florian Schwarz, descriptions and photos. A.o. the multiple dirhams issued about 350-400 AH. Impressive standard work, large size, of the highest quality and in excellent condition.

8. COINAGE OF CENTRAL ASIA, ISLAMIC Sylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen (SNAT) XIV d. Hurasan IV. Gazna/ Kabul. Bearbeitet von Florian Schwarz. Tübingen-Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, 1995. 38 x 28 cm. Original wrappers. 108 p. 1st edition. Fine condition.
€ 85
* 1167 coins of about 250-1320 AH of Gazna, Kabul, Bamyan, Panghir, Farwan, Firuzkuh en Qaristan. Introduction by Lutz Ilisch, extensive type table, descriptions and photos. Impressive standard work, large size, of the highest quality and in excellent condition.

9. COINAGE OF CENTRAL ASIA, ISLAMIC Sylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen (SNAT) XV a. Mittelasien I – Central Asia I, Buhara / Samarqand. Bearbeitet von Michael Fedorov – Boris Kocnev – Gulib Kurbanov – Madeleine Voegeli. Tübingen-Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, 2008. 38 x 28 cm. Original wrappers. 132 p. 1st edition. Fine condition.
€ 100
* 1268 coins of about 136-1337 AH. Introduction by Lutz Ilisch, cartouche table, descriptions and photos. Indispensable standard work, large size, of the highest quality and in excellent condition.

10. COINAGE OF CENTRAL ASIA, ISLAMIC Sylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen (SNAT) XV b. Mittelasien II – Nord- und Ostzentralasien. Bearbeitet von Tobias Mayer. Tübingen-Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, 1998. 38 x 28 cm. Original wrappers. 78 p. 1st edition. Fine condition.
€ 85
* 616 coins of mainly the Samanid, Qarakhanid and various Mongol dynasties, about 800-1500 AD. Admirable introduction, descriptions and photos. For an overview of the mints, see the photo.

11. FLÄMIG, Otto Monogramme auf Münzen, Medaillen, Marken, Zeichen und Urkunden. 2. stark erweiterte und überarbeitete Auflage mit 2461 gezeichneten Monogrammen. Braunschweig, Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1968. OLn. 184 S. 2. Auflage. Gutes Expl.
€ 20
* Mittelalterliche, kyrillische, fürstliche und städtische Monogramme. Noch immer ein sehr nützliches Buch.

12. (FREEMASONS). SCHULMAN, J. Catalogue de médailles et jetons historiques de personnes illustres maçonniques, médailles et décorations militaires, et de livres numismatiques en vente aux prix marquées. Amersfoort, J. Schulman, 1893. Original wrappers. 32 p. First edition. Upper wrapper loose and worn at the edges.
€ 85
* 655 numbers (last ten on inside lower wrapper). Very rare and early catalogue, only one in Worldcat: Santiago de Chile. Merits a fine bookbinding.

13. HILL, George Francis Catalogue of the Greek coins of Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia (Nabataea, Arabia Provincia, S. Arabia, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Assyria, Persia, Alexandrine Empire of the East, Persis, Elymais, Characene). With a Map and Fifty-Five Plates. Bologna, Arnaldo Forni, 1965. Original cloth. (6), 220, 360 p., 56 pl. Reprint edition (first: 1922). Cover stained. Last plates loose from bookblock. Some insignificant pencil notes.
€ 45
* Important catalogue of the lesser known Greek coinage of the East, mainly of the period before 200 AD. Still valuable.

14. KAZAN, William The (Gold) Coinage of Islam. Collection of William Kazan. Beirut, Lebanon, Bank of Beirut, 1983. 31 x 25 cm. Original gilt cloth with dustjacket, in a slipcase. (512) p. Illustrated in color. 1st edition. Fine condition.
€ 200
* Splendid photo book cataloguing the vast gold coin collection of William Kazan, who was Chairman of the Bank of Beirut. Large and heavy book that might incur extra postage.

15. KHWAREZM / KHOREZM Atlas of Coins of the Soviet Khwarezm 1338-1340 AH (1920-1922 AD). (In Russian and English). Rybinsk, Media-Gradi, 2015. A4. Original illustrated wrappers. 80 p. Richly illustrated with color en b/w photos and line drawings. First edition. One corner slightly bumped. Signature.
€ 40
* Thorough analysis and catalogue of the curious coinage (20, 25, 100, and 500 rubles) of the Khorezm People’s Soviet Republic, the successor of the Khanate of Khiva on the southern shore of the Aral Sea. A bilingual book, printed in only 500 copies.

16. KRAUSE, Chester L., & Clifford MISHLER, & Colin BRUCE II Standard catalog of world coins. 18th edition. Complete coverage 1801-1991. Iola, Wisconsin, Krause Publications, 1992. A4. Original wrappers. 1968 p. Illustrated. 18th edition. Used, but in very good condition.
€ 25
* Mintage, prices, weight, fineness, international numeral systems, date conversion. = Onmisbaar voor de muntenverzamelaar.

17. MITCHINER, Michael Coin circulation in southernmost India. Anjaneri, Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies, 1995. 29 x 20 cm. Publisher’s illustrated hardback. 250 p. Richly illustrated. Many maps and script tables. First edition. A bit discolored. Cover coating crinkled. Some foxing at the beginning and the end of the book.
€ 125
* Important study of Indian coinage from the beginning to about 1800, hard to find.

18. (NETHERLANDS). DIJK VAN MATENESSE, P.J. van Médailles Historiques, Monnaies, Monnaies Obsidionales. Collection de feu P.J. van Dijk van Matenesse. Auction catalogue Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 10 & 11/10/1917. Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 1917. Original wrappers. (6), 38, (6) p. With 5 pages of illustrations. First edition. Cover slightly damaged.
€ 20
* Collection of history medals and siege coins of the former mayor of Schiedam, one of the founders of the Dutch Society for Numismatics (1825-1905).

19. (NETHERLANDS). MULLER, Frederik Monnaies d’épreuve, jamais émises, de la République Batave, 1800. Monnaies et Médailles de Louis Napoléon Roi de Hollande 1806-1810. Médailles concernant Napoléon. Médailles historiques XVI-XIXe siècles, a.o. Supplément au catalogue de la vente 30/11 – 3/12/1909 de Frederik Muller, Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 1909. No wrappers. 16 p. Illustrated. First edition. Edges a bit worn, browned.
€ 20
* Rare supplement, a collection of proofs and coins from the Netherlands 1800-1810, the first signs of modern coinage!

20. (NETHERLANDS). NAHUYS, Comte M.Th.C.F.N. Histoire numismatique du Royaume de Hollande sous le régne de S.M. Louis-Napoléon, roi de Hollande. Récit détaillé … avec documens et planches. Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 1858. Large 4to, 31 x 23,5 cm. Original paper wrappers, backstrip reinforced. XVI, 202; 13 plates, some folding. Printed on large paper. Uncut. First edition. Some foxing and waterstaining, bookblock partly loose, still a rather good and original copy.
€ 160
* Numismatic history of the Kingdom of the Netherlands during the reign of king Louis Napoleon (1806-1810), brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. With attractive illustrations of coins, medals and decorations printed in colors and gold. Well-researched and rare study with many detailed pictures.

21. (PARTHIAN COINAGE). PETROWICZ, Alexander von Arsaciden-Münzen. Sammlung Petrowicz. Graz, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1968. 28 x 20 cm. Cloth with dust jacket. X, 208, (52) p. 26 leaves of photographic pictures. Reprint of the original 1904 edition. Some little tears at the top of the lower DJ, otherwise fine.
€ 50
* Comprehensive collection of Parthian coins with extensive descriptions and about 300 illustrated coins.

22. PERKINS, Chris Henry Collectors’ Coins Great Britain Pre-decimal issues 1797-1970 & Decimal issues 1968-2014. (2 books together). London, Rotographic, 2014. Paperbacks. 116 + 126 p. Illustrated. New.
€ 20
* With variants, numbers and value (in British currency) in several conditions.

23. PERKINS, Chris Henry England’s Striking History. A Brief History of England and its Silver Hammered Coinage.
Londen, Rotographic, 2013. 150 p. Illustrated with drawings. New.
€ 14
* All about British coins from 959-1688. Easy explanation of coins, mints en mintmaster signs, variants and developments, texts and their meaning. Good basis for the collector.

24. PERKINS, Stephen Philip British & Empire Campaign Medals 1793-1902. & British and Irish Campaign Medals 1899-2009. & R.J. Marles: Collectors’ British Military Money 1943-1972. (3 books together). London, Rotographic, 2013, 2009 & 2014. 148, 164 & 56 p. Illustrated. New.
€ 25
* With detailed explanation and values in pounds.

25. RTVELADZE, E.V., a.o. Numizmatika Uzbekistana. Tashkent, Izdatyelstvo ‘Fan’ Uzbekskoj SSR, 1990. Illustrated boards. 116 p. In Russian. With 15 coin plates. 1st edition. Cover a bit worn.
€ 35
* Important collection of numismatic essays by Zeymal, Muskayeava, Pidayev, Rtveladze, Kochnev, Alimov, Alnyeva, Shpeneva and Tuchtyev about a.o. Mirzakul-tepe, the Kashkadarinskiy treasure, Timurid and Bukharhudat coins. Rare book full of information – if you understand Russian.

26. (RUSSIAN COINS). AVERIN, Pyotr Sergejevich Katalog Russiskich Monet y Zhetonov 1700-1917. (Catalogue of Russian Coins and Jetons). Moscow, Auktion Wolmar, 2015. Original illustrated wrappers. 172 p. Fully illustrated in color. Like new.
€ 15
* Useful pocket reference: all types illustrated, with numbers minted, rarity and price. Includes the coinage of Russian protectorates (a.o. Poland, Finland) and jetons / medals.

27. SCHULMAN, Jacques Nederlandse munten van 1795-1961. Een tijdperk van 166 jaren uit de Nederlandse numismatiek, met volledige opgave van de in die tijd geslagen munten, en afbeeldingen van ieder nieuw type, voorafgegaan door een algemene inleiding en historisch overzicht. 2e druk. Amsterdam, Jacques Schulman, 1962. Artificial leather. 178 p. Richly illustrated. Second, revised and extended edition. Bookplate. Small strip cut out from first endpaper. No markings.
€ 12
* Standard work about Dutch coinage for anybody who wants to know more than types, years and rarity. In Dutch.

28. SEAR, David R. Greek Imperial Coins and their Values. The Local Coinages of the Roman Empire. London, Seaby, 1991. Cloth with dust jacket. (34), 636 p. Fully illustrated. Reprint. DJ a bit discolored, some traces of use.
€ 30
* The standard edition of this vast subject in an exact reprint of the first edition of 1982.

29. SEAR, David R. Roman Coins and their Values. Revised Edition 1970. London, Seaby, 1970. Cloth with dust jacket. 376 p., 12 plates. 2nd edition. DJ a bit worn, some vague traces of use.
€ 15
* Standard work in a historical edition (first: 1964).

30. SLUYTERS, H. Vergelijkingstafels van verscheidene buitenlandsche maten, gewigten en munten en het Nederlandsche stelsel van maten, gewigten en munten. Dordrecht, Hendrik Lagerweij, 1846. Origineel omslag. 60 p. Tabellen. Omslag los, rugje versleten.
€ 75
* De omslagtitel is geheel anders: ‘Gemakkelijk hand- en hulpboekje voor alle koopmans-kantoren en andere particulieren’. Uiterst zeldzaam en nuttig vergelijkingsboekje. Met wisselkoersen niet alleen per land, maar ook per plaats. Ook Amerika, Azië en het Midden-Oosten. Pre-napoleontische en metrische gewichten komen hier samen. Terminologie van het Nederlandse metrieke stelsel, waarin een gram nog een ‘wigtje’ heet!

31. TISSOT, Collection des médailles de R. Catalogue des Médailles de la Collection de Mr.R. Tissot à Moudon, Suisse. (&) Supplément. Lausanne, Lith. de Luquiens, 1839/ Yverdon, S. Trachsel, 1842. Original wrappers. (8), 64 p. 12 p. Lithographed after the manuscript. 1st editions. Wrappers a bit worn at the edges. Ticket of a former owner at inside lower cover of the first part.
€ 125
* Attractive lithographic publication of this extensive Swiss coin and medal catalogue. Complete with the 1842 supplement, and extremely rare with the beautiful original printed wrappers.

32. (TURKISH COINAGE). IZMIRLIER, Yilmaz Hamidogullari Beyligi Paralari. (Hamidid coinage, 14th century AD). Istanbul, self-published, 1999. 24 x 16 mm. Original wrappers. 194, (22) p. In Turkish. Illustrated with b/w photos and schematic drawings. Fine condition.
€ 30
* Excellent standard work about the coinage of the Hamidid Beyliks, who reigned what now is the Turkish region of Isparta and Antalya in the 14th century (1300-1381 AD).

33. TYE, Robert Early World Coins and Early Weight Standards. (Signed by the author). York, Early World Coins, 2009. 30 x 21 cm. Original wrappers. 184 p. With thousands of clear drawings and maps. 1st edition. Fine condition. Signed by the author on the title page.
€ 55
* Chock full of information about coinage and its underlying laws and structures, until about 1600 AD, many non-Western countries compared with the Western world.

34. (WISSELKOERSEN). [SWART, N.J.] Tarif der muntspecien, in de Fransche, Hollandsche en verder met het Keizerrijk vereenigde departementen in gebruik; het gewigt van het Fransch en Hollandsch geld, zo bij het stuk, als hun getal in de kilogramme en mark; de zwaarte der zakken Hollandsche munten. Alles in Metriek en Troisch gewigt; benevens de Uitrekening’s tafelen der Fransche en Hollandsche verschillende muntspecien. Amsterdam, B.J. Crajenschot, [1812]. Oblong 11 x 19 cm. Gekartonneerd (marmerpapier). (2), 58 p. 1e druk. Enkele kreukjes en vlekken, maar een goed exemplaar.
€ 125
* Vergelijking van francs en guldens ten tijde van de Franse overheersing. Bijzonder exemplaar van dit anoniem verschenen boek met handgeschreven aantekening: ‘door Nicolaas Jacob Swart; mijn vader (handtekening van Jb. Swart)’. Voor Jacob Swart (1796-1866), auteur van allerlei zeevaartkundige almanakken en tabellen, zie NNBW.

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