1789 COINS Essay on MEDALS Pinkerton England ROME Greek Numismatics Symoblism

PINKERTON, John

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John Pinkerton’s “Essay on Medals” is a late 18th-century treatise on the development of coins and medals. This 1789, two-volume edition discusses the influence of ancient coins, particularly Greek and Roman coins, and the symbols used on various coins and medals. This printing features full-page engravings with numerous figures of coins and medals on each.

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1789 COINS Essay on MEDALS Pinkerton England ROME Greek Numismatics Symoblism

 

John Pinkerton’s “Essay on Medals” is a late 18th-century treatise on the development of coins and medals. This 1789, two-volume edition discusses the influence of ancient coins, particularly Greek and Roman coins, and the symbols used on various coins and medals. This printing features full-page engravings with numerous figures of coins and medals on each.

 

Item number: #13055

Price: $750

 

PINKERTON, John

 

Essays on Medals; or an introduction to the knowledge of ancient and modern coins and medals.

 

London : J Edwards, 1789.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – xlviii, 302
      • 3 engraved plates
    • II – iv, 346 (i.e. 364)
      • 3 engraved plates
    • Provenance:
      • Bookplate – Joseph Gould, Balliol College
        • Joseph Gould (1797 – 1866) was Rector of Burwash, Rother, East Sussex.
      • Handwritten – Philip Hunt
        • Philip Hunt (1772–1838) was an English Anglican priest and antiquarian. Chaplain to Lord Elgin, he is now remembered as a figure in the history of the Elgin Marbles.
      • Language: English
      • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
      • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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13055

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Arts & Architecture

Authors

PINKERTON, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete