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Ancient Coin Books

BOOKS.
(Please add £4 per order for books, or collect from me at a Coin Fair).
NEW BOOKS.
GREEK.
Greek coins and their values, D. Sear Volume 1 1997 page 1 - 316 £35
Greek coins and their values, D. Sear Volume 2 1996 page 317 - 762 £40
Greek Imperial coins and their values, D.Sear 1997 435pp £45
Parthian Coins & History, - 10 Dragons against Rome, Shore 1993 188pp £25
After Marathon- war, society and money in fifth-century Greece, Wartenberg 1995 62pp £7
Ancient Greek Portrait Coins, Carradice 1978 16pp £3
Greek Coinage, Rutter 1983 Shire books £3.00
Greek coins in the Berlin Pergamon Museum 1991 64pp, plus illus. (In German) £5
Greek coins, Carradice 1995 112pp British Museum Press £10


ROMAN.
Volume 1 - Roman coins and their values, D Sear Millennium edition, 2000
complete re-working of the old red RCV. 280BC to AD96 532pp 1200+ illus. £45
Volume 2 - Roman coins and their values, D Sear 2002
AD 96 to AD235 696 pp + numerous photographic illustrations £65
Volume 3 - Roman coins and their values, D Sear 2005
AD 235 - 285 536 pp + b/w pictures throughout. £45
Volume 4 - Roman Coins and their Values, D Sear 2011
AD 284 - 337 552 pp + numerous b/w photos throughout. Invaluable, as the others £45
Volume 5 - OUT NOW !!!




RECENT REPRINTS FROM SPINK'S :-
Roman Coins & their Values, 388pp 1988 edition re-done in one volume (red d/w).. £40
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 1, Republic to Augustus £25
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 2, Tiberius to Commodus £25
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 3, Pertinax to Balbinus & Pupienus £25
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 4, Gordian III to Postumus £25
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 4, Gordian III to Postumus (2nd ed. 1982) £20
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 5, Carausius to Romulus Augustus £25
Roman Silver Coins - Vol 5, Carausius to Romulus Augustus (2004 reprint) £20
Coinage in Roman Britain, Reece 1987 144pp (Seaby Publ) Out of print £18
Roman Provincial Coins, an Introduction to the Greek Imperials, Butcher 1988 138pp £17
Constantine - History, Historiography & Legend, Lieu & Montserrat 1998 238pp £20
Monnaies Romaines, Archeologie et Numismatique a Lyon, Audra and Mathey
1992 81pp (in French) £15
Identifying Roman Coins, Reece and James 1986 60pp Spink publications £15
Roman lead seals from finds in Trier - (German) by Leukel 1995 £25
History & Coinage of the Roman Imperators 49-27BC Sear 1998 Spink publ. 360pp £45
Animals on Roman coins, R Stoll (German) 1992 123pp, plus section on bronze figs. £15
Wealth of the Roman world Gold & Silver AD 300 - 700, Kent & Painter 1977 191pp
12 colour Plates, 269 illustrations & 5 maps £25
The Pattern of Bronze Coinage under Constnatine I, JPC Kent 1957 77pp with
8 plates; Doris Stockwell Memorial papers no. 3 £7.50
Roman Silver Coins - a price Guide, R. Plant 3rd edition 2009 100 pp (Rotographic) £6
Another, 1st edition 2005, as above 96pp £3
Roman Base Metal Coins, a price Guide, R. Plant 4th ed. 2010 91pp (Rotographic) £6
Another, 3rd edition 2006, as above 82pp £4
Another, 2nd edition 2005, as above 80pp £2


BYZANTINE.
Byzantine Coins and their values, D Sear 2nd edition 1996 526pp £50
Byzantine Coinage in its international setting, Grierson Fitzwilliam Museum 1990 16pp £3


CELTIC.
Coinage in the Celtic World, Daphne Nash 1987 153pp with 24 plates Out/of/print £25
Symbol & Image in Celtic Religious Art, Miranda Green 1994 279pp £15
Forgery of the Haslemere Hoard, Van Arsdell BNTA Publ. No 1 1986 14pp £3
The Tribes & Coins of Celtic Britain, Pudill & Eyre 2005 81 pp. Soft-back with many
b/w and colour illustration; plus separate price-list. £15


VARIOUS.
Guide to Biblical coins Hendin 3rd edition 1996 £35
The Art of Coins and their photography, an illustrated photographic treatise with an
introduction to numismatics, Hoberman 1981 395pp Spink publ £60
Medicine on Ancient Greek & Roman coins, R.G. Penn 1994 186pp £20
Scarabs & Cylinders with names, Flinders Petrie 1994 reprint 73 pp of plates with descr £30
Sceattas - an illustrated Guide Tony Abramson; line drawings by M Metcalf 2006 166pp £30
The Snettisham Roman Jeweller's Hoard, Johns 1997 128pp + illus £15
Antique Silver from Serbia, National Museum Belgrade 1994 384pp + b/w photos £25
Gods & Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt 1998 64pp Quantum books £5
The Pyramids 1998 64pp Quantum books £5
Ancient Egyptian Culture 1998 64pp Quantum books £5
Great Coins and Medals, Babelon & (photos) Roubier, 1959 as new 37pp and
167 huge b/w photos. Stunning £25
Christie's Auction catalogue of Roman & Greek coins, sold 8/10/1985 436 lots. H/bk £15


SECOND-HAND BOOKS.
Greek.
Greek Coins and their Values, Bert Seaby 2nd edition 1966 218 pp 8 plates £15
Coin Collector's Manual - Humphreys 1853 Vol 1. 352 pp, with 151+ illustrations on
wood and steel; gorgeous plates with lovely line drawings. £75
Chefs-D'Oeuvre des Monnaies Grecques, Babelon 1952 39pp 48 plates
Folio-size, cased bound. Superb £100
Sicilia Numismatica - the coinage of Sicily, by W Giesecke 1923 (in German)
188 pages, plus 27 pages of plates. Rare and impressive. £65
Ancient Greek Coins, GK Jenkins 1972 310pp 679 enlarged illus, some in colour £50
Corpus of Indo-Greek Coins, AN Lahiri 1964 287 pp amd 34 plates £20
Indo-Greek Numismatics Whitehead 1969 144 pp and 8 plates £25
Sassanian coins WH Valentine 1993 reprint 118 pp, all from hand-written script ! £25
Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum by RS Poole 1964 reprint of 1892
Alexandria and the Nomes; 395pp, plus 32 pages of plates. Almost unread. £60
Another volume, as above - 1965 reprint of the 1922 original : Catalogue of the Greek
coins of Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia by GF Hill 359 pp and 55 plates. £60
Greek coins - history of metallic currency & coinage C Seltman
1960 311pp + 64 plates editions 1 &2 £14
Masterpieces of Greek Coinage, Seltman 1949 128pp £16
The Coinage of Parthia, by P Gardner 1968 68pp plus 9 plates - with loose -leaf
concordance of attributions by D Sellwood. £18
The Coinage of Lydia & Persia, by BV Head 1967 55pp £18
Ancient Jewish coins, Reifenberg 1947 66pp & 16 Plates £15
Jewish Coins of the 2nd Temple period, Ya'akov Meshorer 1967 183pp 32 plates £30
Archaic Greek silver coinage - The "Asyut" hoard, Price & Waggoner 1975 143pp 32 pl £25
Greek coins & History - some current problems, Colin Kraay 1969 81pp & 8 plates £10
Some notes on ancient dies & coining methods, Vermeule 1954 51pp £8
Northern Greek coins, by Regling 1923 24pp, plus 12 pages of plates (German) £5
A book of Greek Coins, (King Penguin book) Seltman 1952 331pp and 48 plates £10
Royal Greek Portrait Coins, Newell 1937 128pp £18
Historical Greek Coins, Hill 1906 180pp £14
Greek Coins and Cities, Davis 1967 221pp (Spink publ) £40
Die Schonsten Griechenmunzen Siziliens, Hirmer 1940 66pp (in German) £8
L'Art Grec, Boardman 1964 286pp plus many colour illustrations (in French) £15
Numismatic studies, Vermeule - Vol 5, pt 1 : Divinities & Mythological scenes in
Greek Imperial art. 1983 52pp £10
Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage : The Early Indo-Greeks and their Antecedants
Vol. I, Mitchiner 1975 102pp, plus Vol. II, The Apogee of the Indo-Greeks 181pp
(both with many black & white Photos) The Pair ………… £40
A Guide to the principal coins of the Greeks - From Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270,
Head (British Museum) 1965 108pp + 52 b/w plates £18


Roman.
Madden's Roman Numismatics - lovely leather-bound volume : 1861 172 pp with 6 plates £85
A Dictionary of Roman Numismatics, Seth Stevenson. 1982 Seaby reprint of the 1889
original - 929 pages, with 700+ illustrations. The only A - Z you'll need. £50
A Catalogue of Roman Coins, G. Askew - Seaby 1948 124 pp and 5 plates. £10
Roman Coins and their values, Sear 1974 2nd ed. 375pp + 12 b/w plates £20


Roman Silver Coins, Vol 1 Parts 1 & 2 The Republic to Augustus, Seaby 1967 ed 168pp h/b £15
Roman Silver Coins, Vol 1 Parts 1 & 2 The Republic to Augustus, Seaby 1978 ed 168pp h/b £20
Roman Silver Coins Vol. 2 Parts 1 & 2 Tiberius to Commodus, Seaby 1954 186pp h/b £12
Roman Silver Coins Vol.2 Tiberius to Commodus Seaby 1968 216 pp h/b £12
Roman Silver Coins Vol.2 Part 1Tiberius to Domitian Seaby 1954 53 pp s/b £8
Roman Silver Coins Vol. 3 Pertinax to Balbinus & Pupienus Seaby 1969 160pp h/b £12
Roman Silver Coins Vol. 4 Gordian III to Postumus Seaby 1971 136pp h/b £12


Roman History from Coins, M Grant 1958 96pp 32 plates £10
Antiquities of Roman Britain - BM Trustees 1958 2nd ed. 86pp, many b/w illus. £10
Roman portraiture (Das Römische Bildnis), by Lanckoronski 1944 £10
Le Monete D'argento Della Repubblica Romana Varesi 1990 145pp (in Italian) £17
Ships and parts of ships on Ancient Coins 1, The National Maritime Museum, Haifa,
1975 20pp 45 plates (bilingual English / Hebrew) £16
Marine Motifs on Ancient Coins, at the National Maritime Museum, Haifa, Ringel
1984 95pp (bilingual English / Hebrew) £16
Romische Kaiserportrats im Munzbild, Hirmer 1961 50pp plus illus (in German) £13
A Guide to the Exhibition of Roman Coins in the British Museum, 1927 84pp
+ 8 b/w plates and 11 figures £8
A Guide to the Exhibition of Roman Coins in the British Museum 1963 72pp £5
Bauten Roms auf Munzen und Medaillen 1973 270pp (in German) £14
The Coinage of Roman Britain, G Askew 1951 95pp £8
Roman Historical Portraits Toynbee 1978 208pp, plus 409 illus. £21
Reading & Dating Roman Imperial Coins, ZH Klawans 1963 128pp £10


Byzantine.
Byzantine coins and their values, D Sear 1974 1st edition 415pp £25
Byzantine coins, The World of Numismatics, P.D. Whitting 1973 311pp; b/w illus. £45
Coinage of the Byzantine Empire, Goodacre 1967 361pp £23


Various.
The World Guide to Antiquities, S Kurtz 1975 324 pp - 300+ colour illustrations. £40
Ancient Coins - riches of Yesteryear. Treasures of Today : by Boussac & Delangre.
1976 159pp simple text, but huge illustrations. £23
Picture book of Ancient coins, Reinfeld & Hobson 1966 64pp £4
Roman Mythology, S.Perowne. A Hamlyn book 1969 141pp - hugely illustrated £12
Greek Mythology, 1965 3rd ed. 153 pp - similar to above £12
Lectures on the Coinage of the Greeks and Romans, Cardwell 1832 238pp £20
Primitive Money, The Coburg Museum Collection 68pp, plus many colour illustrations
1961 (in German) Primitives Geld - Vormunzliche Zahlungsmittel by Aumann £8
Ancient Coins as Pieces of Art, Regling 1924 148pp & 45 Plates (in German)
- (German title -Die Antike Munze als Kunstwerk) £60
A Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Heraclion, Platon 1959 162pp £12
A History of Ancient Coinage 700-300 BC, P.Gardner 1975 464pp + 11 b/w plates £10
Art in Coinage - The aesthetics of money from Greece to the present day,
Sutherland 1955 223pp £10
Egyptian Pottery, Hope 1987 64pp & many b/w photos £7
Egyptian Pyramids & Mastaba tombs of the Old & Middle Kingdoms, Watson 1987 64pp £5
Egyptian Rock - Cut Tombs, Dodson 1991 64pp £5
Coins and their Cities - Architecture on the ancient coins of Greece, Rome and Palestine,
by M Jessop and B Trell 1977 298 pp - much colour and photos. £25