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Gallatin's Syracusan Dekadrachms, 1930  

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Syracusan Dekadrachms of the Euainetos Type

Gallatin, Albert

Cambridge, MA

Harvard University Press



[4], 53, [3] pp. With frontispiece and 12 additional numismatic plates. 31.6x24 cm (12½x9½"), blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. First Edition. 

"Sir Arthur Evans in his Syracusan Medallions and their Engravers discusses with vivid imagination the life and activities of the two most celebrated die-cutters of antiquity, Euainetos and Kimon...In this book I have attempted to illustrate all the known varieties of the Syracusan dekadrachms which bear the signature of Euainetos..." -from introduction.

Lot Amendments

Light rubbing with some soiling and dampstaining to cloth; light dampstaining to front free endpaper and frontispiece; very good.

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