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Gold & Silver Coins of the World with Embossed Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:75.00 - 75.00 USD
Gold & Silver Coins of the World with Embossed Plates
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This item SOLD at 2015 Nov 07 @ 12:22UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Fliessbach, Dr. Ferdinand. MÜNZSAMMLUNG ENHALTEND DIE WICHTIGSTEN SEIT DEM WESTPHÄLISCHEN FRIEDEN BIX ZUM JAHRE 1800 GEPRÄGTEN GOLD- UND SILBER-MÜNZEN SÄMMTLICHER LÄNDER UND STÄDT. MIT GEOGRAPHISCHEN, GESCHICHTLICHEN, STATISTISCHEN, HERALDISCHEN UND NUMISMATISCHEN ERLÄUTERUNGEN. Leipzig: Verlag von Ernst Schäfer, 1853. 8vo, original black half calf; spine lettered and decorated in gilt. (10) pages; 120 fine embossed plates printed in gold and silver on a dark gray ground, each plate accompanied by one or more leaves of descriptive text. Binding a little worn, but sound; one leaf detached; near fine. A handsome production, the most ambitious of the Schäfer works, comprising a detailed illustrated guide to the gold and silver coins of the world struck from the treaty of Westphalia (1648), to the close of the eighteenth century. The final plate depicts eighteenth century United States gold and silver coins.