Handwritten 1893 Letter from Barclay V. Head

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Handwritten 1893 Letter from Barclay V. Head
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Head, Barclay V. HOLOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED. Written in black ink on British Museum notepaper [18.5 by 11.5 cm]. Dated March 9th 93. Folded; very good. A rare handwritten letter, signed, by the keeper of the coin cabinet at the British Museum. In the letter, Head identifies a coin as “struck at the city of Gaza near Ascalon in the 5th century B.C.,” and cites the relevant page number in his Historia Numorum.