Mazzini's Monete Imperiale Romane

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Mazzini's Monete Imperiale Romane
2,500.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 13:04UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Mazzini, G. MONETE IMPERIALE ROMANE. Milano: Mario Ratto Editore, 1957-58. Five volumes, complete. Thick 4to, original matching blue cloth, gilt; top page edges gilt. xix, (1), 277, (3); ix, (3), 408, (4); ix, (3), 332, (4); xiii, (3), 365, (3); ix, (3), 327, (5) pages; 531 very fine phototype plates of coins. Near fine. A complete set of this outstanding work. One of only 500 sets issued. Clain-Stefanelli 4048: "From Pompey the Great to Romulus Augustulus, also tesserae and contorniates." Grierson 74. Kroh 72 (five stars): "This is the publication of the finest private collection of Roman coins ever assembled and it included 8,051 coins ... every one of them illustrated on 537 exceptional Collotype plates. Most of the really incredible coin-types and extreme rarities are included and the majority of them are in exceptional condition (including 1,261 gold coins and 1,641 large bronzes). The 1709 pages of Italian text is also very detailed."