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The McClean / Fitzwilliam Greek Cabinet

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:1,100.00 USD Estimated At:1,600.00 - 1,600.00 USD
The McClean / Fitzwilliam Greek Cabinet
SOLD
1,100.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 12:54UTC-5 : EST/CDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Grose, S.W. CATALOGUE OF THE MCCLEAN COLLECTION OF GREEK COINS. VOLUME I: WESTERN EUROPE, MAGNA GRAECIA, SICILY. VOLUME II: THE GREEK MAINLAND, THE AEGAEAN ISLANDS, CRETE. VOLUME III: ASIA MINOR, FARTHER ASIA, EGYPT, AFRICA. Cambridge, 1923-29. Three volumes, complete. Thick 4to, original matching blue cloth, gilt; two volumes with original printed jackets. x, (2), 380; (6), 563; vi, 507, (1) pages; 380 fine plates of ancient Greek coins. Near fine. A great collection, now residing in the Fitzwilliam Museum, well catalogued and finely illustrated. Over 10,000 ancient Greek coins are carefully described, some two-thirds of which are depicted on the excellent plates. Clain-Stefanelli 1887*. Daehn 1770: "This is one of the great Greek collections, expertly catalogued... Also includes some very useful indexes, including a geographical index and indices to types, inscriptions, monograms, symbols, and persons. These indices, along with the vast scope of the collection, make this one of the most useful catalogues for scholars, collectors, and dealers in Greek coins." Ex Joel Malter, with his bookplate. Grierson 57. Kroh 10.