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CNI Rome Part II

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CNI Rome Part II
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[Corpus Nummorum Italicorum]. (Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy). CORPUS NUMMORUM ITALICORUM. VOLUME XVI: ROMA PARTE II - DAL 1572 AL 1700. Bologna, 1970 Forni reprint. Folio, original blue leather and marbled boards, gilt. (4), 523, (1) pages; 40 plates of coins. Boards lightly rubbed and bowed, else near fine. King Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947), began collecting coins as a boy and first conceived the idea for a corpus of Italian coins in 1897 when he proposed it to the Italian Numismatic Society. This volume covers the coinage of Rome from 1572 to 1700. Clain-Stefanelli 10186*: "A basic reference on the Italian coinage from the Middle Ages up to 1900." Grierson 160: "Un immense ouvrage descriptif, bâti autour de la collection du roi Victor Emmanuel."