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The E-Sylum: Volume 4, Number 11, March 11, 2001, Article 3


Numismatic bookseller Orville J. Grady writes:

"Announcing Mail Bid Sale XXV, with a closing date of April 11, 2001. The sale features the Library of JOHN TWENTE, which comprises a diverse and important offering of works on ancient Greek and Roman coinage. Significant items include Angelo Geissen's KATALOG ALEXANDRINISCHER KAISERMÜNZEN DER SAMMLUNG DES INSTITUTS FÜR ALTERTUMSKUNDE DER UNIVERSITÄT ZU KÖLN, Volumes 1-5, Margaret Thompson's THE NEW STYLE SILVER COINAGE OF ATHENS and a nearly complete run of both CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC AUCTIONS and THE CELATOR.

Also presented are a large number of auction catalogs, periodicals and fixed price lists issued by the major dealers in ancient coinage. Other important consignments include a complete set of UNITED STATES GOLD COINS-AN ANALYSIS OF AUCTION RECORDS by David Akers, works on NOTGELD by Arnold Keller, two complete sets of RED BOOKS, RED and BLUE BOOKS signed by R.S. YEOMAN, as well as a 6TH and 8TH edition Blue Book once the property of Charles E. Green, co-author of the Blue Book.

Periodicals are represented by a complete bound set of MEHL'S COIN CIRCULAR (1921-1933), MEHL'S NUMISMATIC MONTHLY, the I.B.N.S. Journal (1968-1999), and COIN MONTHLY (1966-1992). There are fifty different monographs on paper money authored by John A. Muscalus, the first 38 auction catalogs issued by Hickman/Oakes, a large number of PRESIDENTIAL COIN AND ANTIQUE COMPANY auction sales and a set of THE ANNALS OF THE COINAGE OF GREAT BRITAIN AND ITS DEPENDENCIES (Second Edition), by Rogers Ruding.

Copies of the catalog may be obtained by writing Orville J. Grady, 6602 Military Ave., Omaha, Ne 68104, or calling 800-295-4846, or by visiting the website:"

Wayne Homren, Editor

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