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The Weber Collection

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:1,900.00 USD Estimated At:2,750.00 - 2,750.00 USD
The Weber Collection
SOLD
3,250.00USDto B******v+ (585.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 12:49UTC-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.
Forrer, L. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF GREEK COINS FORMED BY SIR HERMANN WEBER M.D. 1823-1918. First edition. London: Spink & Son Ltd., 1922-29. Three volumes complete, as bound in six. Crown 4to, First two volumes in contemporary green cloth, gilt; third volume text in blue cloth, gilt; third volume plates in original printed plate folder. Frontispiece portrait of Weber; xvi, 377, (1); (4), 579, (1); (4), 473, (1); (4), (475)-996 pages; 318 very fine plates of coins [numbered 1-5, 6(a), 6(b), 7-317]. Vol. III plate folder a bit worn; else only moderate signs of wear. Very good. The extremely important catalogue of this great collection of 8593 coins, purchased en bloc by Spink and Son and dispersed privately in the 1920s (a large number of the coins finding their way into the collection of Virgil Brand, now also dispersed). Nearly all of the coins in the collection are depicted on the excellent plates. Clain-Stefanelli 2001*. Daehn 2042. Grierson 57. Kroh 10: "One excellent feature of this collection is the large number of Greek and Greek-Imperial bronzes published (many unlisted elsewhere) and the very high standard of writing utilized by Mr. Forrer with introductions to each city and cross-references for all of the coins." First two volumes ex M. Vernon Sheldon, with his bookplate.