Chaudoir's Aperçu sur les Monnaies Russes

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Chaudoir's Aperçu sur les Monnaies Russes
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Chaudoir, Baron S. de. APERÇU SUR LES MONNAIES RUSSES ET SUR LES MONNAIES ÉTRANGÈRES QUI ONT EU COURS EN RUSSE. St. Petersbourg, 1836. First text volume and planches. 8vo, original printed wraps. vii, (1), 266, (2); 23, (1) pages; 23 & 58 engraved tables and plates of coins. Text volume with worn spine, separating; plate volume with repaired spine; very good. The classic work; the first general guide to Russian coins. Lacking the second text volume, published in 1837 and infrequently encountered. Volume I recounts the history of the Russian monetary system and features an extensive bibliography. The plate volume, beyond its numerous illustrations of coins, features tables of metal production, mintages, etc. The work gained for the author the Grand Demidoff Prize of 5000 rubles. Clain-Stefanelli 11138*. Grierson 194: "Encore utile, en dépit de sa date." Gromachevskii 392a.