The 1896 Montagu Sale of Roman & Byzantine Coins

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The 1896 Montagu Sale of Roman & Byzantine Coins
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Rollin & Feuardent. COLLECTION DE FEU M.H. MONTAGU, F.S.A. MONNAIES D'OR ROMAINES & BYZANTINES. Paris, 20-28 avril 1896. 4to, later blue cloth, gilt; original printed card covers laid in. vii, (1), 180 pages; 1291 lots; 41 very fine autotype plates of coins. Fine. A fine copy of this rare and exceptionally important catalogue, superbly illustrated. One of the most important sales of Roman gold coins ever held, the proceeds totaled 363,004 francs: a remarkable sum at the time. Babelon 232. Clain-Stefanelli 3682. Grierson 285. Spring 573 [also listed under "Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins" and "Most important sales of Byzantine coins"].