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The Best Edition of Riccio on the Family Coins

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The Best Edition of Riccio on the Family Coins
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Riccio, Giudice Gennaro. LE MONETE DELLE ANTICHE FAMIGLIE DI ROMA FINO ALLO IMPERADORE AUGUSTO INCLUSIVAMENTE CO’SUOI ZECCHIERI DETTE COMUNEMENTE CONSOLARI DISPOSTE PER ORDINE ALFABETICO, RACCOLTE PER COLLEZIONE, ED INTERPRETE, COLLE RISPETTIVE FIGURE ACCURATAMENTE ESEGUITE, E COLLA ESPOSIZIONE IN ULTIMO DELLE INCERTE, ED UN SAGGIO DEGLI ASSI GRAVI, E SUE PARTI, E PER TUTTE IL GRADO DI RARITÀ, E PREZZO RISPETTIVO. Napoli: Stamperia e Cartiere del Fibreno, 1843. Seconda edizione. 4to, contemporary brown quarter calf with marbled boards; flat spine decorated and lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers; speckled page edges. (2), viii, 288 (2) pages; numismatic lithograph on title; 71 lithographic plates of ancient Roman coins; plate of monograms. Some annotations in pencil. Binding rubbed; moderate interior wear. Very good or better. The second and best edition of Riccio’s first major numismatic work. Babelon 162. Bassoli 47: “Gennaro Riccio, deserves recognition, even if he was reproached for including apocryphal coins, taken from earlier works, in his general collection of Republican coins.” Leitzmann 116. Ex Münz Zentrum Sale 57, lot 247.