Justin Sabatier. 1955 reprint of the 1862 original published by Akademische Druck- & Verlagsanstalt, Graz. HB (green cloth with gilt-lettered spines, 2 volumes in one, vii + 326, and 377 pages 103 x 167mm; and plate volume of 70 plates of good line drawings 157 x 230mm. French text throughout. Spines of both volumes faded, otherwise the contents very good, almost as new.
This work was intended to complement Cohen's catalogue of Roman coins, and until some time after 1900 was the standard reference work on the series. It is still needed as an historical reference.
Justin Sabatier (1792-1870).
In Paris, Sabatier published many numismatic articles, but his greatest contribution is his two-volume work, published by Rollin et Feuardent, Paris in 1862. It remains one of the fundamental studies of Byzantine coins.
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