Reattribution of Certain Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great
Item Reference: BKS1280
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Newell, E. Reattribution of Certain Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great. New York, 1912. Quarto, pp. 62, (2); 30 good quality photographic plates. Rebound in half brown morocco and marbled boards, decorative endpapers.
Signed with the authors compliments. Extremities rubbed, contents generally fine with a little foxing to the prelims but otherwise very good. A very scarce work.
Clain-Stefanelli 2344*; Daehn 3428; Kroh 24 (3½ stars) – “This monograph firmly established the crucial place of die-study in numismatics. While examining the Demanhur Hoard [Newell] discovered that many issues attributed by Müller on the basis of symbols to widely separated mints were in fact die-linked and so all had to emanate from the same, very prolific, central mint.”