Book Series The Numismatic Studies, vol. 45

Numismatic Antiquarianism through Correspondence (16th–18th c.)

In the Margin of the Project Fontes Inediti Numismaticae Antiquae (FINA)

François de Callataÿ (ed)

  • Pages: x + 270 p.
  • Size:216 x 280 mm
  • Illustrations:108 b/w, 12 tables b/w.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2023

  • ISBN: 978-0-89722-391-1
  • Hardback
  • Available


This book brings together 14 articles into a volume of conference proceedings from the 2017 meeting on numismatic antiquarianism held in Rome.


François de Callataÿ

About the Authors

1. Fool Me Once, Don’t Fool Me Twice: Collecting Forgeries to Train the Eye (17th–early 19th Centuries)
Daniela Williams.
2. Moulages de monnaies antiques ou comment produire des copies (XVIe–XVIIIe siècles)
Guy Meyer
3. The Missing Caesar: Inventing Bronze Coins for Otho
Johan van Heesch
4. Speaking about Manuscripts: Unpublished Works in Correspondence
Michiel Verweij
5. Recording Coin Finds and Hoards in Early Modern England
Ute Wartenberg and Jonathan H. Kagan
6. Two Centuries of Collecting, Describing, and Explaining Contorniates
John Cunnally
7. Di vizi e di virtù. Di Pertinaci e di Didii, di Pescenniie di Gordiani
Federica Missere Fontana
8. Numismatic Antiquarianism: Coins from the Ancient East in Early Modern Europe
Martin Mulsow
9. Queen Elizabeth and the Twelve Caesars
Andrew M. Burnett
10. Peiresc and the Coins through his Correspondence
Elena Vaiani
11. About Books and Coins: The Letters of Charles Patin to Giulio Antonio Arevoldi between 1679 and 1693
Marco Callegari
12. The Story of Francesco Gottifredi’s Unpublished Book through the Analysis of the Letters of his Contemporaries
Maria Cristina Molinari
13. Monastic Antiquarianism in Austria and the République de Médailles: The Numismatic Collection of Göttweig Abbey
Manuela Mayer
14. Publishing the Doctrina Numorum Veterum: New Evidence on the Three Editions of Joseph Eckhel’s Masterwork
Bernhard E. Woytek

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