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The Hunt Collection of Byzantine Coins

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The Hunt Collection of Byzantine Coins
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110.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Oct 21 @ 12:25UTC-4 : AST/EDT
A buyer’s premium of 17.5% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased. See shipping info and full terms.
Sotheby’s. THE WILLIAM HERBERT HUNT COLLECTION: HIGHLY IMPORTANT BYZANTINE COINS: I-II. New York, Dec. 5-6, 1990 and June 21, 1991. Part I: (350) pages, 962 lots, all coins illustrated in monochrome at actual size. Part II: (144) pages, 646 lots, all coins illustrated in monochrome at actual size. 4to, first in original gray boards, jacket; second as issued in pictorial card covers. Two volumes total. Second part with prices realized. Fine. Both parts of this remarkable Byzantine coin collection. The Hunt brothers began assembling their collections in the late 1970s, frequently buying large quantities of remarkable coins at aggressive prices. Simon Bendall was consulted on the Byzantine coins. The sale catalogues are expertly written and beautifully illustrated. (The second sale was not issued in hardcover.)