Barclay Head

Guide to Select Greek and Roman Coins Exhibited in Electrotype (BMC)

Author: Barclay Head, Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum (1880) 'The fronts of the two upright cases A and B on either side of the King's Library contain electrotypes of the finest ancient coins in the National Collection, arranged in such a manner as to afford a synoptical view at once historical and geographical of the gold and silver coinage of the ancient world, from the invention of the art of coining, about B.C. 700, down to the Christian era.' Almost 800 coins described, about 90 of them illustrated on 7 plates.

Read more