Abbreviations & Cited References

Numismatic references:
  • GIC. 'Greek Imperial Coins And Their Values', David Sear.
  • Plant. 'Greek Coin Types', Richard Plant.
  • S. or Sear. 'Roman Coins And Their Values', David Sear.
  • S. or Sear. 'Greek Coins And Their Values', David Sear.

SNG COPENHAGEN. 11 x 15 inches. One of most complete and best references on Greek coins. Thousands of coins described and illustrated.

SNG VON AULOCK. 11 x 15 inches. The standard reference for Greek coins of Asia Minor. Thousands of coins described and illustrated.

ITALIAN CAST COINAGE, Thurlow & Vecchi, '79. The standard reference on this fascinating series. Profusely illustrated. Hard bound with original dust jacket.

ANCIENT GREEK HOUSES, Rider, 8.5 x 6 x 1 inches, 272 pages. Hardbound with original dustjacket. Covers Neolithic through Pompeian periods. Numerous black and white illustrations. A fascinating discussion of all different types of Greek houses from archaeological studies.

OLD COINS OF CHINA & THEIR VALUES. Jorgensen, '76. Basic reference with line drawings. 28 pg. pamphlet.

ROMAN COIN PRICE YEARBOOK,'96/97. Volume I, 31BC-AD138. Hammer prices for all major auctions '95-'96.

ANCIENT GLASS IN THE HERMITAGE COLLECTION, Nina Kunina. Nina Kunina is one of the world's renowned scholars in ancient glass and is co-author of a series of exhibitions on art and ancient culture held in Moscow, Zurich and New York. She has over thirty works published on these subjects. The State Hermitage ARS Publishers, LTD, St. Petersburg, published the book in 1997. It is 11.5" by 9", hardcover with jacket; over 357 pages; 434 pieces catalogued with descriptions and analogies; photographed in black and white; half of the items have additional large scale, color photographs. Both English and original Russian editions exist. Wonderful catalog of one of the world's finest collections and an invaluable reference.

THE BARRINGTON ATLAS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD, 2000. Major large format scholarly atlas the result of 10 years of intensive work and destined to be the standard for years to come. Includes CD for detailed cross references.

PRE-COLUMBIAN STAMP SEALS. Anthony Ortegon, Pueblo, CO (1999), 1st ed, wrp, 4to, 216pp, biblio, color & b/w photo illus. Monograph on clay seals, a commonly seen archaeological artifact but not throughly researched until this publication. Examines all the accepted theories of their use...concludes that the seals were used to decorate ritual food. Brings together all published information about stamps and adds much new data. Note: A number of Pre-Columbian seals purchased from us are published in this essential work. The standard reference on the subject.

THE SUPURB PATINAS OF THE SESTERTII OF IMPERIAL ROME by Elio Biaggi. Size: 13&1/4 x 9&1/2 x 1&1/8 A wonderful collector book featuring 735 of the most exquisite sestertii in the world. 300 pages of incredible photography featuring sestertii of every emperor and empress who minted them. Each coin is attributed to Cohen and obverse and reverse descriptions are given. Harbound book comes in a custom hard slipcover, a museum quality book in English and Italian side by side.