Trustees of the British Museum. HB Set of 6 volumes (in 8 parts). A standard reference on the subject Each volume begins with a general introduction to the historical background, a listing of the mints and mint organisation, local bronze coinage, Metrology, Art and portraiture, Fabric and epigraphy, Contemporary forgeries, Types and legends, Modern fakes and forgeries, Finds. In short most of what one could want to know. Then follows an introduction to each reign. A bibliography, Abbreviations, A key to obverse busts and legends. Then the catalogue, with concordances and Indexes. Approx 160 x 240mm Maroon cloth (more or less matching)
Vol 1. Augustus to Vitellius. ccxxxi + 464pp + 64 plates. 1965 reprint. Vol 2. Vespasian to Domitian. cv + 485pp + 83 plates. 1966 reprint. Vol 3. Nerva to Hadrian. cxcvi + 640pp + 102 plates. 1966 revised reprint. Vol 4. Antoninus Pius to Commodus. 2 parts. 1968 reprint. (i) Catalogue and addenda 858pp. (ii) Introduction, Indexes and Plates cci + index pages 863-964 + 111 plates
Vol 5. Pertinax to Elagabalus 2 parts. 1975 2nd edition (i) Catalogue and addenda 632pp. (ii) Introduction, Indexes and Plates cclxvii + index 76pp + 97 plates Vol 6. Severus Alexander to Balbinus and Pupienus. (R A G Carson) 1976 reprint. ix + 311pp + 47 plates.
Most volumes have the ex libris of Graf Klenau OHG. None have dws, all are at least in good clean condition, the later volumes are internally virtually as new.
Weight of books = 11 Kg + packaging.