Stock ID 3119
Author AKERMAN. J. Y.
Title A Descriptive Catalogue of Rare and unedited Roman Coins: from the earliest period of the Roman Coinage to the extinction of the Empire under Constantius Paleologus. London, 1834
Description Two volumes. Octavo, pp. xxii, 506; 512; engraved plates throughout. Interleaved throughout with blanks, and with innumerable annotations in ink in a neat 19th century hand. Ex-library, with the usual labels but with minimal library stamps. Neatly, uniformly and sturdily bound in two volumes in polished brown half morocco, backs gilt; marbled page edges; some occasional spotting, especially on a few of the plates, but generally an attractive set of one of Akerman’s scarcer works, with the added advantage of having been annotated by a Victorian numismatist. £295 See: Manville - Biographical Dictionary:Akerman, John Yonge (1806–1873). Private secretary and secretary to a railway company, of Camberwell. FSA 1834, Joint-Secretary, with Sir Henry Ellis 1848–53, Secretary 1853–60, voted annuity 1860. Founder-member of the Numismatic Society of London in December 1836, Secretary 1836–46, Editor Numismatic Chronicle 1838–60, Foreign Secretary 1841–73, Hon. Member 1852. With Edward Hawkins edited the third edition of Rogers Ruding’s Annals (1840). Conceived and published, ‘largely at his own expense’, the Numismatic Journal, 1836–37, which evolved into the Numismatic Chronicle.
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