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     This is both an offering of titles in stock and a bibliographic listing of other useful titles in the field. The best source of information on references is the leading dealer in the field, Stephen Album. His Checklist (below) discusses the literature under each dynasty heading, as well as general literature on p.12-13; request his printed books list. Jim Farr's online numismatic bibliography includes brief, critical reviews of many titles in this field. A great forum for discussing Islamic coins and literature is the Islamic Coin Groups site.
     Listings with blue background are standard references or important generalized works for their category. Red author name links to a scan of the cover, and red title links to a sample page, or contents page. [Estimates] in parentheses are informational, not a for-sale offer. Please let me know of any new or missed works not listed here. I buy books. Libraries and single copies are wanted.   Small Order Charge under $10.

Jim Farr's BIBLIOGRAPHIES:    Islamic Numismatics;    Islamic History

International Numismatic Commission: :    New works 2008-13

INTRODUCTIONS
HISTORIES
GENERAL WORKS
SYLLOGES
PRE-ISLAMIC
EARLY ISLAM
TURCOMAN
ARABIA
N AFRICA / SPAIN
TURKEY
PERSIA
ARMENIA
CRIMEA
GEORGIA
CRUSADERS
JUDAEA
AFGHANISTAN
CENTRAL ASIA
SINKIANG
INDIA
SILK ROAD
AFRICA / OCEANIA
MODERN STATES
ANCIENT EUROPE
EXONUMIA
AUCTIONS
JOURNALS / ARTICLES
CLOSEOUTS
KEY TO LISTINGS

INTRODUCTIONS & HISTORIES
Album, StephenMarsden's Numismata Orientalia Illustrata  Selective catalog of Islamic coins by dynasty, chronological with brief political history. Line drawings & 1975 values in text. Completely new text by Stephen Album. Good introduction & attribution guide.   317p, hc, 1825RR1977, nice used35.00
Bates, MichaelNames and Titles on Islamic Coins   Downloadable at academia.edu
Berman, ArielIslamic Coins: Exhibition of L.A. Meyer Memorial Institute for Islamic Art, Jerusalem  A handsome, well-presented exhibit catalog covering 460 coins in historical sequence. Maps, indexes in Arabic and English, unusually complete coin descriptions with full translations, catalog references, good illustrations   155p, oversize, sc,1976 [Est. Market Value: $25]NOT IN STOCK
Broome, MichaelA Handbook of Islamic Coins   Not a catalog, but a profusely illustrated general history of Islamic coinage with useful index & bibliographies. Softcover reprint.    230p, sc, 1985R06NOT IN STOCK
Bosworth, C.E.The Islamic Dynasties  Rulers, reigns & historical background  245p, 5x8, hc, 1967R80 [Est. Market Value: $20]     The New Islamic Dynasties revised, expanded edition 389p, 7x10, hc, 1996  Discounted by sales@bookrunner.co.uk, or Winklesbooks@aol.com
Codrington, O.A Manual of Musalman Numismatics  Alphabet, numbers, common phrases, typology, ornamentation, religious legends, proper names, titles, poetical legends, denominations, list of mint towns, eras. Superceded partly by Zambaur, but still a very important handbook for the collector. 239p, hc,1904, much reprinted. Currently OP & hard to find. [Est. Market Value: $25+]NOT IN STOCK
Diler, ÖmarIslamic Mints   Large-format 3-vol work with information on 1845 mints & dynastic lists. Even advanced Islamic collectors find it hard to use. Critical review by Michael Bates   Distributed by Spink & Sons; in US query Charles Davis.    3v, 1818p, sc, 2009NOT IN STOCK
Jordan, Arab Bank ofIntroduction to Islamic Coins (Islamic Coins, A Selection of Islamic Coins Used Since the Beginning of Islam Up to the Ottoman Empire)  A very basic introduction to the Medieval series with enlarged color photos. Bilingual English/Arabic. Best book I have seen for getting someone interested in the series.  95p, 8x11, hc, 1980 [Est. Market Value: $20-30]NOT IN STOCK
Mayer, L.. A.Bibliography of Moslem Numismatics   2092 books & articles alphabetically by author, listing dynasties covered for each entry. English text. Best bibliography but out of date.   283p. 6.5x10", hc, 1954, OP [Est. Market Value: $200+]   Available in .pdf format.NOT IN STOCK
Plant, R.Arabic Coins & How to Read Them  A basic text for reading Arabic coin inscriptions from Spain to Malaya, in lesson format.  148p, sc,1973 1st edition hardcover   ( 2000 2nd ed softcover is in print, not in stock List £15) NOT IN STOCK
Setton, K. M., Ed.A History of the Crusades, V1-5    Important, out of print set: I: The First Hundred Years, II: The Later crusades, 1189-1311 III: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries IV: The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States V: The Impact of the Crusades on the Near East    All 5 volumes, hc, near new:275.00
Totten, NormanOrigins of Islamic Coinage   Brief illustrated essay and handbook from prototypes through Ommayad dirhems.    26p, 7x8.5", sc, 197310.00
Watt, W.M. The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe   125p, sc, 4.5x7, sc, 1972, NEW12.50
Watt, W.M. & Cachia, P.A History of Islamic Spain   210p, sc, 4.5x7", 197712.50
Zambaur, E. vonDie Münzprägung des Islams   Coin index of 400 publications (pre-1940) alphabetically by mint; charts show yearly mint activity; important for research.    286p,1968; OP [Est. Market Value: $150?]NOT IN STOCK
GENERAL CATALOGS / SYLLOGES
Various AuthorsSylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen  Built around Stephen Album's excellent collection, his website is also your best source for acquiring them. Prices in [ ] are his prices. These are scholarly works in the Syloge format employed for Ancient Mediterranean coinages: A general essay on political and numismatic history, typoogy, bibliography, specimen catalog (not a typology) with specs, transliteration and translation of legend, and plates. All are huge 11x15" softcovers with coated stock for good photo reproduction. German text.   V. 4a: Palästina (Ilisch, Lutz) 33p+18pl., 1993 [Est. Market Value: $50] (Also avaialbe from myself $45); V. 4c: Hamah (Korn, Lorenz) 56p+21?pl., 1998 REVIEW by Album [Est. Market Value: $54]; V. 14c: Balkh und die Landschaften am obern oxus (Schwarz, Florian) 180p+77pl, 2002 [Est. Market Value: $98]; V. 14d: Ghazna / Kabul (Schwarz, Florian) 62p+39pl., 1995 [Est. Market Value: $100] ; V. 15b: Nord- und ostzentralasien (Mayer, Tobias) 78p+30pl., 1998 (Reviewed ONS #165) [Est. Market Value: $65]; Forthcoming V.15c? Bukhara/Samarqand by Lutz Ilisch, English text, due Late 2007; Damascus in two volumes, by Lutz Ilisch(?), German text(?); Nishapur by Atef Mansur, English text.
Various AuthorsSylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Museum  Probably less comprehensive than the Tübingen series, but similar in format and general content. All are 8.5x12" hardcovers.   V. 1: The Pre-Reform Coinage of the Early Islamic Period (Goodwin, Tony) 122p+47pl, 2002; [Est. Market Value: $97 from Stephen Album.]; V. 9: Iran After The Mongol Invasion (Album, Stephen) 151?p+89pl, 2001 (Stephen Album is sold out); V.10: Arabia and East Africa (Album, Stephen) 58p+34pl, 2000, OP REVIEW by Album [Est. Market Value: $62 from Stephen Album.]; V. 6: Egypt by Doug Nicol (2007).   Note: Several of these volumes are persistently offered at low prices from large internet sellers of scholarlybooks, but they do not deliver when ordered. Stephen Album generally stocks all volumes in print.
Various AuthorsSylloges of coins in the Orientalisches Muenzkabinett Jena  First publication in this series is Sylloge der Muenzen des Kaukasus und Osteuropas (Sylloge of the coins of the Caucasus and Eastern Europe) by Tobias Mayer, with 900 coins of Golden Horde, and 570 of Giray Khans, Armenia, Georgia, also Volga Bulghars and Kazar imitations. All with photos (too small) & Arabic legends transcribed. German text. 265p, 30x21cm, sc, 2005, List 80.20 Euros   Available from publisher: Harrassowitz Verlag. The next volume planned will cover Spain and North Africa.
Various AuthorsNumismatics of the Islamic World (Reprint Series)  Series of 56 volumes and growing, reprinting articles and essays, mostly 19th C. in French and German, on all aspects of Islamic and pre-Islamic coinages. Mostly organized by region or author. Highlights include: Markov on Djala'irid coins, Miles' history of Rayy, Sauvaire, MatŽriaux, Tiesenhausen's rare Russian publications, Zambaur's contributions, Lane-Poole's fast Arabici, Krehl's catalogue on the Oriental coins in Dresden, Nesselmann's catalogue on the Oriental coins from Königsberg, present day, Kaliningrad, Stickel's and Voller's catalogue of Jena holdings, rare articles from Soret, Stickel, Fraehn and others. Each volume runs 300-400+ pages with associated plates, 50 copies of each. Complete contents and ordering details from the publisher, Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften; first price shown is for set, second for single volumes.
Album, StephenA Checklist of Islamic Coins (first edition)   Numbered list of coin-issuing Middle-eastern Islamic rulers to ca. 1678 by denomination and often by type. Introductory essay on Islamic coin collecting & short notes on coinage and standard references throughout. Bibliography. Six-level rarity guide. Includes Central Asia but not India & eastward. No illustrations. Pioneering first edition, now sold out from the publisher. 68p, 8.5x11", 1993 10.00
Album, StephenA Checklist of Islamic Coins (third edition)   More than double the page count of the second edition, the 3rd retains the same area of coverage and number structure, but with many added types and deeper descriptions to aid identification. Available now from Stevealbum.com at $45 softcover or $75 hardcover, postpaid USA. A photo supplement is planned.40.00
Mitchiner, Dr. M.World of Islam (OC&V #1)  In-depth survey (4011 listings) of Islamic coins from Spain through India to Indonesia with weights, transcription and translation of legends, a widely-used numbering system, convenient side-by-side catalogue and plates, values. Historical background and useful dynastic lists for each series. Extensive mint listing. Contents in English & Arabic. A later Index to this work was created by H. Edmund Hohertz (Supplement to O.N.S. Newsletter 155, March, 1998, photocopy $2).   503p, 8.5x12, 1977R1998, List £125, Synopsis   Available at $225 from Charles Davis.
Hohertz, EdIndex to Mitchiner's World of Islam  2005 Revision of his earlier index, in MS Word format. Photocopy $2, or I can send as an attachment, no charge.
Mitchiner, Dr. M.Ancient Trade and Early Coinage   Discusses the coinage of each region (Greece through Japan) from its origins, in light of trade, climate changes & population movements. Many series reclassified and redated, essentially updating his three-volume OC&V series published in the late 1970s. About 6000 coins catalogued with photo, valuations. Most of Vol. 1 deals with Mediterranean through Persian series, while Vol. 2 is India (punchmarks) and eastward.   2 volumes, 1420p, hc, 2004, List £150    Available from Charles Davis [Est. Market Value: $275]
Lane-Poole, S.Catalog of Oriental Coins in the British Museum Vol. I-X   I: The Coins of the Eastern Khaleefehs, II: The Coins of the Muhammedan Dynasties, III: The Coins of the Turkuman House of Seljook, Uturk, Zengee, etc., IV: The Coinage of Egypt, V: The Coins of the Moors & Imams of Yemen, VI: The Coins of the Mongols, VII: The Coinage of Bukhara, VIII: The Coins of the Turks, IX: Additions to vols I-IV, X: Additions to Vols V-VIII Widely referenced 1875-91 series, reprinted 1967.  Some knowledge of Arabic necessary. Blue bindings better reprint than green.  3004p+102pl, hc   [Est. Market Value: $400-500]    (In stock: II, IV, V, price each $55)NOT IN STOCK
Album, StephenMarsden's Numismata Orientalia Illustrata  Selective catalog of Islamic coins by dynasty, chronological with brief political history. Line drawings & 1975 values in text. Completely new text by Stephen Album. Good introduction & attribution guide. (Water damaaged copy with some staining & warped cover boards $15)   317p, hc, 1825RR1977, nice used35.00
Tye, RobertJitals    The "penny" of Afghanistan & India, issued by 20+ dynasties from ca. 750-1500 AD; the "bull & horseman" coins and their varied progeny Catalog (1,000 vars.) with coin descriptions, attributions, and lovely, numbered line illustrations interwoven with a footnoted, Illustrated narrative on political and numismatic history, with maps, charts, an attribution guide, listing of legends  183p, 8.5x12, hc,1995; available from author
Valentine, W.H.Modern Copper Coins of the Muhammadan States   Mainly commoner types ca. 1400-1900 AD of Ottoman & successor states, Persia (Safavids on), Afghanistan (animals, etc.), Central Asia, etc. Excellent line drawings & transliterated legends. Still very useful and often cited for Afghan & Iranian civic copper series.   (1914 original with color maps $37.50)  203p, hc, 1911R197114.50
PRE-ISLAMIC MIDEAST & PERSIA
Online BIBLIOGRAPHY for Sassanian, Parthian & other pre-Islamic seies.
Mitchiner, MichaelAncient & Classical World 600BC-600AD (OC&V #2)   The entire ancient world, except Europe, in one volume: Origins of Western coinage, ancient Middle eastern series, Indo-Greek, Kushan, punchmark series, Tribal & later Indian, pre-T'ang China. Extensive historical & numismatic background on all series. Detailed listings with weights, transcription & translation of all legends, convenient format with listings & photo plates side by side. M#'s are widely used and this is still an important reference. Later works expand upon and reattribute certain series: Southern India Part 1 &2, Southeast Asia..  760p, 8.5x12, 1978R   Sample Page  Out of print. [Est. Market Value: $550]NOT IN STOCK
DeMorgan, JacquesManuel de Numismatique Orientale de L'Antiquité et du Moyen Age   A general (unnumbered) catalog and survey with good line illustrations of perhaps 1000+ pre-Islamic mideast, India & Central Asia. Includes brief histories, ruler lists, design element closeups, etc. but the main value is in the transliterated and translated legends. French text.   479p, sc, 5.5x8.5, 1936R1979   Remaindered & available cheaply from Powell's Books [Est. Market Value: $7-15]NOT IN STOCK
Noe, Sydney P.Two Hoards of Persian Sigloi (ANS NNM#136)   Analysis of two hoards of 900+ pieces acquired 1950-52   48p+15pl, sc, 1956, UnusedNOT IN STOCK
Head, Barclay V.The Coinage of Lydia and Persia   Seminal work on evolution and typology of the earliest Western coinage, prior to the author's editorship of the BMC on Lydia.   63p+3pl, 8.5x11", sc, 1876R1967 Some pencil underlines.17.50
Müller, L. et alNumismatique de l'ancienne Afrique v1-3+supl.   Still useful for Greek Africa. Good line dawing illustrations. French text.  696p, 9x11",hc,1860-74R1977, Obol reprint in single volume.100.00
Shore, FredParthian Coins and History: Ten Dragons Against Rome   Along with Sellwood, a standard work. History of Parthia; Catalog of Shore collection: 483 types photo'd + separate section of 162 not photo'd . Cross-refs to Sellwood. Appendices on denominations, monograms, mints, legends, glossary. Many unpublished & reattributed types.  188p, 6x9.5, hc, 1993;  (Available: Separate valuations guide $4.50)  [Est. Market Value: $150?]NOT IN STOCK
Sellwood, DavidAn Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia   Along with Shore, a standard work. Historical background, maps, values, line drawings, illustrations.  322p+10pl, 14x22cm,1980, 2nd Revised Ed . NOT IN STOCK
Sellwood, Whittig, WilliamsAn Introduction to Sasanian Coins   Political history, numismatic aspects, and catalog using both line drawings and photo plates. Standard work.   178p+16pl, hc, 5.5x9", 1985, OP  [Est. Market Value: $50+]NOT IN STOCK
Göbl RobertSasanian Numismatics   Standard work, though Mitchiner A&C is easier to use. 1971R1990, 2000. English (1990) and German (2000) Reprints.    Available from Steve Album NOT IN STOCK
Shagalov, V. & Kuznetsov, A. (Rtveladze, Ed.)Catalogue of the Coins of Chach   In-depth work on the 3rd-8th Cent. bronze coinage of the Tashkent oasis (Uzbekistan); 327 specimens catalogued with photos and excellent drawings. Bilingual Russian/English.   328p, 8.75 x 6.5", hc, 2007NOT IN STOCK
Houghton, Arthur & Lorber, C.Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog, Part 1: Seleucus I - Antiochus III   New standard work for the series, replacing Newell   2v, 488+300p/101pl, 8x11", hc, 2002, List $225199.00
Houghton, Arthur & Lorber, C.Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog, Part 2: Seleucus IV - Antiochus XII;    New standard work for the series, replacing Newell .   2v, 536p+119pl, 8x11", hc, 2008, List $295 265.00
Houghton, ArthurCoins of the Seleucid Empire from the collection of Arthur Houghton  Arranged by Mint. Excellent plates. Many of coins later appeared in an NFA sale catalog.   138p+77pl+tables, 8x11", hc, 1983NOT IN STOCK
Göbl, RobertDokumente zur Geschichte Der Iranischen Hunnen in Baktrien Und Indien (Treatiste on the History of the Arayan Huns in Bactria and India)    Hepthelite and related coinage, detailed work. German text, sc,1967   4vol: Vol I: Catalog 365 types, 276p; Vol II: Essay German text. 352p.; Vol III: Plates Good quality and useful 98pl; Vol IV: Closeup drawings 47plates of line drawings of legends, special marks, etc. Said to be difficult to use as a collector tool. OP, very difficult to find. NOT IN STOCK
Meshorer, Y.Ancient Jewish Coinage V1: Persian Period through Hasmoneans  The definitive work  184p+56pl, 198225.00
DeMorgan, JacquesAncient Persian Numismatics: Elymais   Concise history and catalog of series. Plates in reprints generally good enough. French text.   45p+5pl,sc,1923-36R1971,76,7912.50
Van't Haaff, AnneCatalogue of Elymaean Coinage, ca. 147 B.C. - A.D. 228   New standard (replacing DeMorgan, 1930) on this Kingdom influenced by Seleucid and Parthian neighbors. Political & numismatic history, plus detailed variety catalog with multiple, enlarged photos & clarifying line drawings. Attribution chart, concordance, appendices.    CONTENTS.   Publisher's REVIEW.   173p, hc, 8.5x12", 2007, List $7567.50
Hill, G.F.Ancient Coinage of Southern Arabia   Reprint of a 1915 article on Himyarite, Sabaean & related coinages, not up to date but an inexpensive alternative to Munro-Hay or museum catalogs.   28p+1pl, 6x9", sc, R19694.00
Munro-Hay, StuartCoinage of Arabia Felix   Pre-Islamic ocinage of Yemen.   221p+61pl, hc, 2003, Substantial SynopsisNOT IN STOCK
Plant, RichardGreek, Semitic, Asiatic Coins & How to Read Them   The only work linking alphabet charts, transliterations, and clear line illustrations of coins with brief overview of the coinage itself in such a way that the reader can learn by example to translate coin legends. Includes exercises with answer key. Not only Ancient Mediterranean & Semitic, but India, Tibet, Thailand, China & Orient as well. Excellent NI Review of revised edition. First edition was bringing high prices when out of print.   1st Ed: 257p, hc, 7x10", 1979, OP; 2nd Rev. Ed.: 322p, sc, 8.25x11.75", 2013    UK and Europe buyers will save by ordering from the author.   Second, Revised Edition: 65.00
Sear, David (Seaby)Byzantine Coins and their Values, 2nd  1987, Current edition.  L£50 NOT IN STOCK
Sear, David (Seaby)Greek Imperial Coins and their Values   includes Celtic Britain, Thrace, Pontus, Parthia, Elymais, Commagene, Judea, Nabataea, Himyrites, Characene, Persis, Mauretania, etc; no locations index 1982R1997, Current edition. List £45 NOT IN STOCK
Kroh, DennisAncient Coin Reference Reviews   Critical reviews including usefullness, clarity, illos, availability & value. Essential for anyone buying books on Ancient Mediterranean coins.  Works on Indo-Greeks & successors included.  107p, 8.5x11, sc, 1993   24.50
EARLY ISLAMIC & TURCOMAN
Shams-EshraghSilver Coinage of the Caliphs  Selective catalog of 1777 Arab-Sasanian, Umayyad, and Abbasid silver (one per year with varying mints), well-illustrated, with x-ref to standard works. Abbasid is less comprehensive than Lowick/Savage but includes coins after 218AH. Explanations of basic types, Indexes; English text.  Review by S. Lloyd in J. ONS #202, 2010   hc, 2010   Available: books@spink.comNOT IN STOCK
Shams-EshraghNokhostin Sekke Haye Emperaturiye Eslam (The Earliest Coinage of the Islam Empire)  Ummayad, Arab-Sasanian, Tabaristan, info on reading legends.  Important, mainly for list of Umayyad AR & for photos of previously unpublished examples, but superceded by his 2010 work. Persian text.  230p+?52pl, 8x10.5, hc, 1991NOT IN STOCK
Walker, J.BMC-Muhammedan V1: Arab-Sassanian   The best single reference, although there have been many discoveries since.  404p+40pl, 8vo, 1941R1967  [Est. Market Value: $200+]NOT IN STOCK
Gaube. H.Arabosasanidische Numismatik   General study, not catalog. German text. Useful charts.  171p+24pl, hc, 7x10.5", 1973, OP27.50
Mochiri, M.Etude de Numismatique Iranienne sous les Sassanides et Arabe.ides   Includes many rarities published for the first time.   2v., 524p, 1977,83 [Est. Market Value: $125]NOT IN STOCK
Gyselen, R.Arab -Sasanian Copper Coinage   Catalog and extensive background on about 150 types. Standard work on this limited series, part of an ongoing Sylloge Nummorum Sasanidorum from the Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften.    208p+15pl, 8.25x112", sc, 2000 Substantial ReviewNOT IN STOCK
Goodwin, TonyArab Byzantine Coinage    First Islamic coinage of Syria and Palestine c. 640s-690s AD based on Byzantine prototypes. Comprehensive survey of the coinage, with examples of all known mints and types illustrated and described, plus in-depth studies, on the coins of Baalbek, Jerusalem and Yubna; over 400 photos;     168p, 2005, [Est. Market Value: $40], Substantial ReviewNOT IN STOCK
Walker, J.BMC-Muhammedan V2: Arab-Byzantine and Post-Reform Ummayad Coins   Dated, but still the most useful single work.   329pp+31pl., 1956  [Est. Market Value: $500]NOT IN STOCK
Spengler & SaylesTurcoman Figural Copper Coins & Their Iconograpy: V.1: Artuqids  New standard series on pictorial Turcoman coppers. 58 major types, complete listing of mints, dates & significant varieties, extensive narrative, concordances, glossary, bibliography, dynastic charts  217p, 6x9, hc, 1992 L$35, Special to clear overstock:NOT IN STOCK
Spengler & SaylesTurcoman Figural Copper Coins & Their Iconograpy: V2: Zengids   187p, 6x9", hc, 1996 (L$35)  (V3 not published)NOT IN STOCK
Edhem, I.GhalibCatalogue des Monnaies Turcomanes (Musee Imperial Ottoman I)   Former standard work. French text. Indifferent 1978 Forni reprint - plates usable but not great.   192p+8pl, 7x10", sc, 1894R1978    Unused copy.17.50
Lane-Poole, S.Coins of the Urtuki Turkumans  87 pieces catalogued.  44p+8pl, 1894R1960's? Softcover $8.50; Hardcover:12.50
Artuk, Ibrahim & Artuk, Cevriye Istanbul Arkeolohi MŸzeleri Teshirdeki Islami Sikkeler Katalogu, Vol.1   Catalogs 1375 pieces of pre-Ottoman dynasties (until about 1480 AD) with transliterations in text, enlarged photos in plates. An important work. See below for Vol.1 NOT IN STOCK
SPAIN, NORTH AFRICA, ARABIAN PENINSULA
Shams-EshraghSilver Coinage of the Caliphs  Selective catalog of 1777 Arab-Sasanian, Umayyad, and Abbasid silver (one per year with varying mints), well-illustrated, with x-ref to standard works. Abbasid is less comprehensive than Lowick/Savage but includes coins after 218AH. Explanations of basic types, Indexes; English text.  Review by S. Lloyd in J. ONS #202, 2010   hc, 2010   Available: books@spink.comNOT IN STOCK
Shams-EshraghNokhostin Sekke Haye Emperaturiye Eslam (The Earliest Coinage of the Islam Empire)  Ummayad, Arab-Sasanian, Tabaristan, info on reading legends.  Important, mainly for list of Umayyad AR & for photos of previously unpublished examples, but superceded by his 2010 work. Persian text.  230p+?52pl, 8x10.5, hc, 1991NOT IN STOCK
Klat, Michel GCatalogue of the Post-Reform Dirhams: The Umayyad Dynasty   The new scholarly standard, replacing Walker for silver; 895 entries, all illustrated.    322p, hc, 8.5x12", 2002, OP [Est. Market Value: $175]   Synopsis. Available from Steve Album NOT IN STOCK
Lane-Poole, S.Coins of the Amawi Khalifahs  Ummayad coins catalogued by mint & year with transcirption, translation & decent photo. Still useful.    38p+5pl, 5.5x8.5", sc, 1874R196811.00
Lowick, NicholasEarly 'Abbasid Coinage: A Type Corpus 132-218H   Copies of this manuscript, edited by Elizabeth Savage, have been distributed to numerous universities and interested scholars, but it has never been published. Book searches will find ISBN 0714108804 / 9780714108803 / 0-7141-0880-4 given as a hardcover from British Museum Prress, but it does not exist. Background Info. There is no other general work on this vast and complex coinage.
Shamma, SamirA Catalogue of Abbasid Copper Coins   Comprehensive listing, including. rarities from author's collection, arranged by mint & date, within provinces. Said to be difficult to use & lacking illustrations.   422 p, 8x12", 1998, Author's SynopsisNOT IN STOCK
Eustache, D.Corpus des Dirhams Idrisites et Contemporains: Collection de la Banque du Maroc  All known examples of the Idrisids (789-985 AD) and contemporary Moroccan dynasties; historical and numismatic commentary. French text.   393p+39pl, sc, 1971   Can be ordered direct from Bank of Morocco: Bank al-Maghrib, Musee Numismatique, BP 445, Rabat, Morocco
Eustache, D.Corpus des Monnaies Alawites, Corpus der Marokkanischen Münzen (3v.)  Standard for Sharifs of Morocco.   1500(1448?)p+44(70?)pl, 1985(84?)   Can be ordered direct from Bank of Morocco: Bank al-Maghrib, Musee Numismatique, BP 445, Rabat, Morocco
Hohertz, EdA Catalog of the Square Islamic Coins of Spain, Portugal and North Africa   400 entries from the Muwahhid (starting 524 A.H./1130 A.D.) through Nasrid, Hudid, Hafsid, Marinid, Wattasid, SaĠdian Sharifs and ending with the Ottomans (last square coin in 1232 A.H./1816 A.D.); 120p, sc, 8.5x11", 2009      More information and ordering instructions HERE
Miles, GeorgeCoinage of the Umayyads of Spain (ANS HNS#1)  Standard work.   2vol, 602p+15pl, 6x9, sc,1950NOT IN STOCK
Miles, GeorgeCoinage of the Spanish Muluk al-Tawa'if (ANS HNS#3)  Minor dynasties after the breakup of the Ummayads   sc,1954 [Est. Market Value: $50]NOT IN STOCK
Hazard, Harry W.The Numismatic History of Late Medieval North Africa (ANS #8)   Standard work for Murabitid, Muwahhid & other 1000-1500AD dynasties. A complex series, and this book is difficult to use.   377p+8pl, 4to, 1952 [Est. Market Value: $600?]   (There is a supplement in ANS MN, #12, 1966); CS7572NOT IN STOCK
Grabar, OlegThe Coinage of the Tulunids (ANS#139)   Standard work.   88p+3pl,1957NOT IN STOCK
Rogers, E. T.The Coinage of the Tuluni Dynasty  An early work on the series. (Reprint)   22p+1pl, sc, 8.5x11", 1877R4.00
Miles, GeorgeCoinage of the Arab Emirs of Crete (ANS #160)   Detailed work on short series.    86p+9pl,sc,1970 [Est. Market Value: $10-15]NOT IN STOCK
Nicol, Norman D.Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean, V.6: The Egyptian Dynasties   Egyptian mint issues of he Tulunids, Ikshidids, Fatimids, Zengids, Ayyubids and Mamluks. Catalogued by Dynasty, ruler then mint, type, and date with excellent illustrations on each facing page. Brief introduction to series.   91p + 82pl, hc, 8.5x12", 2007NOT IN STOCK
Bacharach, JereIslamic History Through Coins: An Analysis and Catalogue of Tenth-Century Ikhshidid Coinage   Catalog of 1200 specimens and discussion of the rules of sikka as illustrated by this 10th C. dynasty ruling Egypt and Palestine.    118p, incl?pl, 9.5x6", hc, 2006   Easily available from a number of sources. [Est. Market Value: $15-16]
Balog, PaulCoinage of the Ayyubids   Standard work for the coins issued by Salidin and his successors in Egypt, Greater Syria, Northern Iraq, and Yemen; 1015 types described, over 800 coins illustrated   350p+50pl, hc, 1981, BriefSynopsis   Corrections & additions published by N.D. Nicol in Num. Chron. #146,1986, 37p+4pl.   Available from Steve Album
Bacharach, JereIslamic History Through Coins: An Analysis and Catalogue of Tenth-Century Ikhshidid Coinage   Catalog of 1200 specimens and discussion of the rules of sikka as illustrated by this 10th C. dynasty ruling Egypt and Palestine.    118p, incl?pl, 9.5x6", hc, 2006   Easily available from a number of sources. [Est. Market Value: $15-16]
Balog, PaulThe Coinage of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt and Syria (ANS #12)  Standard work. See also supplement in Museum Notes #16, and for Baybars see Museum Notes #22 (Bates).   446p+44pl, 8x11", sc, 1964 [Est. Market Value: $500]NOT IN STOCK
Ilisch, LutzSylloge Numorum Arabicorum, Vol. 4a - Palestine   540 Abbasid, Ikshidid, Fatimid & Ayyubid issues. First ed. of first volume in a series of 40+ to be published over next 20? years, based on the Tübingen (Album) collection and others; German text.  32p+18pl, 11x15", sc, 199445.00
Nützel, HCoinsof the Rasulids   Political and numismatic history, original German and new English translation plus notes on a new hoard of 50 pcs. by Dr. Kinzelbach   170(90?)p, 6x8.5", sc, 1891R1987NOT IN STOCK
Nicol, N.DougA Corpus of Fatimid Coins   Introduction and catalog of 2720 pieces from 49 mints, listed in ruler/mint order.. Likely the standard work.    432p+68pl, A4, hc, 2006   Available at €155 postpaid from the publisher, or in USA $178 postpaid from Steve Album
Pridmore, FredModern Coins of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of the Yemen  A little-known but in-depth work, including catalog of types/dates, translations of inscriptions, etc.  43p, photocopy from 1962 Seaby Bulletin2.00
Wood, HowlandThe Gampola Larin Hoard (NNM61)   Best work on the bent-wire Larins, with catalog of a hoard found in Ceylon.    84p+20pl, sc, 193410.00
TURKEY - OTTOMAN - ANATOLIA
SEE ALSO: Turcoman above.        Bibliography of Ottoman numismatics.
Damali, Dr. AtomHistory of Ottoman Coins, Vol. 1   First volume (of 8) of a comprehensive catalog and history of Ottoman coinage, bilingual, full color. Political & numismatic history, numerous lists & charts. Coverage of 461 types through Selim I (1520 AD) & probably incorporates all types in Sreckovic. Expensive, but likely the enduring standard for Ottoman coins. Request a .pdf with more sample pages from the author. The book can be ordered (US$160+post) from Turkey.   440p, 8.25x11.5", hc, 2009
Damali, Dr. AtomHistory of Ottoman Coins, Vol. 2   Second volume (of 8) of a comprehensive catalog and history of Ottoman coinage, bilingual, full color. Political & numismatic history, numerous lists & charts. In-depth coverage of Suleyman the Magnificent's coinage: 700 gold and silver from 63 mints, color photos and discussion. Expensive, but likely the enduring standard for Ottoman coins. Request a .pdf with more sample pages from the author. The book can be ordered (US$160+post) from Turkey.   380p, 8.25x11.5", hc, 2010
Beyazit, Uslu & KaraOttoman Empire Coins AH 1255-1336   Covering Ottoman coins of Turkey, Tunis, Egypt and minor mints 1839-1922, this is exactly what a catalog of a modern world coin series should be, and more. Compact, logically and beautifully laid out with all of the important data, gorgeous specimens well photographed in realistic color. Key elements to distinguish varieties, transliteration of legends, attribution guides by coin size, bilingual Turkish/English, values in 3 grades. Volumes on earlier rulers are planned; for Republic series see the Deniz work. An updated second edition exits.   164p, 6x8.5", hc, 2007; CLOSEOUT:
Deniz, M. NurcanTurkiye Cumhuriyeti Paralari 2007 & 2008   Catalog of Turkish coins, banknotes, and medals from 1255 AH with market values in three grades. Although not every type is fully illustrated, there are many gorgeous color photos of banknotes, medals, and modern commemorative coins. Many dealer ads. Turkish text. The Beyazit et. al. work is betterfor Ottoman, but this is a good catalog for Republic.   108p, sc, 7.5x10.25", 2007?   Advise if interested.
Artuk, Ibrahim & CevriyaArtuk Ogullari Sikkeleri   History & coinage of the Artukids with 50pp coin catalogue, 159 entries, 107 illustrated. Supercedes Lane-Poole (Amawi) & Edhem, but Turkish text.   148p+20pl, 6x9, sc, 1993NOT IN STOCK
Artuk, Ibrahim & Artuk, Cevriye Istanbul Arkeolohi MŸzeleri Teshirdeki Islami Sikkeler Katalogu, Vol.1   Catalogs 1375 pieces of pre-Ottoman dynasties (until about 1480 AD) with transliterations in text, enlarged photos in plates. An important work. See below for Vol.1 NOT IN STOCK
Artuk, Ibrahim & Artuk, Cevriye Istanbul Arkeolohi MŸzeleri Teshirdeki Islami Sikkeler Katalogu, Vol.2   Catalogs 1202 pieces of Ottoman, Republic, and generally post-Ottoman dynasties with transliterations in text, enlarged photos in plates. An important work.    527p+49pl, sc, 6.75x9.25, 1974   Well used but sound copy NOT IN STOCK
Coskun & FisekciogluRepublic of Turkey Coins Catalogue   Comprehensive catalog of 1924-77 Republic coinage with photo, detailed description, mintage, prices in 7 grades; English & Turkish text.  192p, sc, 1977?18.50
Fisekcioglu, GüvendikPara   Annual price catalog of Turkish coins and banknotes from 1839 to date, plus selected medals and tokens. No illustrations but detailed specs. and prices in 3 grades. Dealer ads. Turkish text. (Current issue available from author). 1990 edition: 72p, 7x9", sc5.00
Edham, Ghalib I.Takvim-i meskukat-i Selcukiyye    Rum-Seljuq Coins; Turkish text.   143p+5pl,1892R1971NOT IN STOCK
Ender, CelilVarious Titles   Series of specialized, digest-sized softcover titles in Turkish language on Anatolian dynasties or cities: Coinage of Ladik (Denizli)   (77p+5pl, 1994, Enlarged photos, drawings & transliterations of 42 coins from this Anatolian city Seljuk thru Ottoman periods) $25.00;    Karesi, Saruhan, Aydin ve Mentese Beylikleri Paralari   (218p+29pl+4cpl, 2000, 300 coins photo'd & 267 dwgs., Coinage of 4 Aegean principalities) $32.50;   Candarogullari Beyligi (Isfendayarid Coins);  (265p+32pl, 2003) $37.50   The Catalogue of The Germiyanid Coins  (104p+15pl, 2005) $45.00   Basbakanlik Devlet Arsivleri Osmanli Arsivindeki Numismatik ile Ilgili Belgeler Katalogu   (Documents of Numismatic Importance in Ottoman Archives, 208p, 1996) $30.00   REVIEW of one title by Kenneth MacKenzie. Available at prices noted from author, or try this seller. dr_erolcas@hotmail.com . NOT IN STOCK
Kabaklarli, NecdetMangir: Copper Coins of Ottoman Empire 1299-1808    3000+ specimens (1200 dwgs), by reign, some transliterated; article on minting, distribution & circulation of copper; excludes ornamental series. English & Turkish. REVIEW by Hans Wilski.   563p+67pl, 8x11", hc?, 1999   Available at $250 from shagrath_63150@yahoo.comNOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytSon Alti Osmanli Padisahi Zamaninda Istanbulda Basilan GŸmŸs Paralar (#1)   Appears to be a numismatic history of 1200-1336 AH. First in a series of 16? booklets of similar format.   68p+18pl, 6.5x9.5", sc, 1966NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytYildrim Bayezid'in Ogullarina Ait Akce ve Mangirlar (#2) (Akches of Sultan Bayezid's Sons)   Small AR Akches of the Empire's turbulent 1402-23 period. 19pp English summary; easy to follow; 128p+15pl, sc, 1970 17.50
Olcer, CüneytSultan Mahmut II Zamaninda Darp Edilen Osmanli Madeni Paralari (#3) (Ottoman coins minted during the reign of Sultan Mahmud II)    150p+16pl,sc,1970; 20pp English summaryNOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytRare Ottoman Coins at Soviet Russian Museums (Moscow and Leningrad) (#4)    64p+5pl, sc, 1972, some English.NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytRare Ottoman Coins at Soviet Russian Museums: Moscow and Leningrad (suppl. #3) Sultan Mahmut II Zamaninda Darp Edilen Osmanli Madeni Paralari    Approx. 155 coins listed; posthumously published, ed by C. Ender.61p+3pl,sc,1990NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytOrnamental Copper Coinage of the Ottoman Empire (#5)   In-depth work on Mangahir (Pul) coinage, plus an essay on Turkey's restrictive antiquities law; 16pp English summary    188p+8pl, sc, 6.5x9.5", 1975 NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytOttoman Coinage during the Reign of Sultan Abdulmecid Han (#6)   Detailed study of the 1255 coinage of Turkey, Egypt and Tunis, complete catalogue, varieties of flower to rt of Toughra. Extensive English summary.    160p+6pl, sc, 6.5x9.5", 1978 18.50
Olcer, CüneytOttoman Coinage during the Reign of Sultan Abdulaziz Han (#7)   Detailed study of the 1277 (1861-76 AD) coinage of Turkey, Egypt & Tunis plus detailed history and catalog of coins of Yakub Beg in Sinkiang, who struck in Abdul Aziz's name for political reasons. Extensive English summary.   204p+6pl, sc, 6.5x9.5", 197918.50
Olcer, CüneytCoinage of the Karamanids (#8)   The "other" great Turkish dynasty. Extensive English summary.   167p+12pl, sc, 1982?NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytAvrupa MŸzelerinde Nadir Osmanli Madeni Paralari (#9)    Coins from museums in Kopenhagen, Budapest, Oxford (Ashmolean), Viyana, MŸnich, Berlin, Leningrad   96p+12pl, sc, 1984NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytCoinage of the Emirates of Aidin, Emirates of Theologtues/Ephisus (#10)   Coinage of the Aydincglu principality, post-Seljuk Anatolian cousins of the Ottomans; 44 coins    28p+4pl, sc, 1985NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytSultan Murad V ve Sultan AbdŸlhamid .II Dšnemi Osmanli Madeni Paralari (#11)    172p, sc, 1985; 28pp English summaryNOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytOttoman Coinage During the Reigns of Sultan Mehmed Resad and Sultan Mehmed Vaheddin (#12)    Coinage of AH1327 and 1336   152p, sc, 1987NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytOttoman Coinage During the Reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim I Son of Bayezid II (#13)   918-926 AH/1512-20AD; 64pp English summary   253p+15pl, sc, 1989NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytRare Ottoman Coins at European Museums    96p+16pl,sc,1984; English summary.NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytDarphane MŸzesi Osmanli Madeni Paralar Katalogu (Cat. of Ott. Coins at Nat. Mint Mus.)   176p+15pl,sc,1985NOT IN STOCK
Olcer, CüneytOsmanli Bankasi Araciligi ile yuapilan Osmanli Devleti Borc Anlasmalari, 2v   240+368p,1989; Turkish text, English& French summariesNOT IN STOCK
Pamuk, SevketA Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire   An important new work, reviewed at EH.NET.   302p, hc, 2000, List $70   Price subject to change, as publisher raises prices frequently.64.50
Pere, NuriOsmanlilarda Madeni Paralar (Coins of the Ottoman Empire)   Long-time standard general work, still much used for silver and gold. Brief English synopsis of introductory material. Excellent plates. Jem Sultan is better for coppers.  309p+96pl, 7x10", hc, 1968 [Est. Market Value: $150-200]    NOT IN STOCK
Sear, David (Seaby)Byzantine Coins and their Values, 2nd  1987, Current edition.  L£50 NOT IN STOCK
Sreckovic, S.Akches, V.1 (Orhan Gazi -Murad II)  The definitive work on the small silver Akche, basic coin of the early Ottoman Empire. History & numismatic info, catalog with good enlarged photos, drawings of details.  190p, 6.5x9.5, sc, 199962.50
Sreckovic, S.Akches, V.2-5; Osmanlijski Novac Kovan Na Tlu Jugoslvije;, and Ottoman Mints & Coins   Detailed histories and catalogs illustrated with good photos and line drawings of these small silver coins. Mostly in English. For availability of these works contact Tom Clarke in Davie, FL, USA: ocl-tom@ix.netcom.com, or see Steve Album.
Sultan, Jem (Holberton, W.)Coins of the Ottoman Empire & The Turkish Republic   Most comprehensive catalog on Ottoman and Republic & far better on copper than Pere. 4489 coins, medals & counterfeits; 118 plates are enlargements.   2v, 457p+353pl, 7x10", boxed, 1977 OP [Est. Market Value: $200]NOT IN STOCK
Sultan, Jem (Holberton, W.)The Ever Victorious: A Beginners Guide to Ottoman Numismatics   A basic guide for new to intermediate collectors; CONTENTS  95p, sc, 5.5x8.5", 1972, OP [Est. Market Value: $15?]NOT IN STOCK
Turkish Num. As.Bultin #1,2,4 (1976,77,79)  Early copies of annual pub. with articles on Turkish numismatics  Set.15.00
Wilski, HansCountermarks on Ottoman Coins)  Over 500 c/mks discussed with drawings, photos & tables. Ottoman 15-20th C. & Aegean (Greek) 1880-1920. Chapters on forgeries & assay marks. Supercedes Lachman & MacKenzie; A New Table of Countermarks, (136p, hc, 2002, Synopsis supplements this work.  305p+36pl, hc, 6.5x9.5, 1995, SynopsisNOT IN STOCK
Kilar. RifatTürk Nümismatiginde Jetonlar I   First of proposed 3-vol set, covers Republic (1923-) tokens, esp. Phone, Transport & other public services. Good drawings, rarity guide. Includes some scrip.   235p, 5.5x7.5", sc, 1989NOT IN STOCK
Yapi ve Kredi BankasiCoin Exhibition Catalogs   A series of handsomely-produced exhibition catalogs by various authors, with enlarged color photos, mostly bilingual, 14-24p. each (some longer). I am not sure whether any is comprehensive enough to be particularly useful, though the two Beyliks catalogs by Sentürk & Johnson are important.    Price noted for those in stock: Rare Selcuk Coins and the Coins of Siyavus Cirmi; The Tulunids & Their Coins; The Mongols of Persia & Their Gold Coins; Nadir Osmanli Madeni Paralari (Rare Ottoman Coins) (NY#1 $6); Selcuklular'in nadir Paralarindan bazilari ve Cimri'nin sikkeleri (NY#2 $6); Tolunogullari ve Paralar (The Tulunids and their Coins) (NY#3 $6); Iran Mogollari ve Altin Paralari (The Mongols of Persia and their Gold Coins) (NY#4 $6) Nadir Osmanli Madeni Paralari (Rare Ottoman Coins) (NY#5 $6); Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Madeni Paralari ve Madalyalari 1923-1973 (NY#6); Arab-Sasani Paralari (The Arab Sassanian Coins) (NY#7); Arab-Sasani Paralari II (The Arab Sassanian Coins) (NY#8); Nadir Osmanli Madeni Paralari (Rare Ottoman Coins) (NY#9 $6); Madeni Paralar Sergisi; Power & Skill: The Two Faces of a Coin (Selhuks V.1); A Rainbow Linking East and West: Coins of the Seljuks (V.2); The Wind Blowing From Asia to Anatolia: An Exhibition of Beylik Period Coins (#3); Heads and Tales: The Two Faces of Sovereignty (Beyliks, continued) (#4); NOT IN STOCK
PERSIA - IRAN
SEE ALSO: Pre-Islamic Middle East (above)
Miles, GeorgeExcavation Coins from the Persepolis Region (ANS#143)  Useful for Abbasid coppr.    121p+21pl, 6x9, sc, 1959NOT IN STOCK
Walker, JohnThe Coinage of the Second Saffarid Dynasty in Sistan (ANS#72)  Obsolete.   46p+10pl, 4.5x6.4", sc,193617.50
Treadwell, LukeBuyid Coinage: A Die Corpus 322-445 AH   270p+172pl, A4, 2001, List, Synopsis   Available at $95 postpaid from Stephen Album (Album@sonic.net).
Kolbas, JudithThe Mongols in Iran: Chingiz Khan to Uljaytu   (1220-1309 AD), History of complex coinage series 1220-1309, illustrating major types in text; not a catalog; revised PhD Thesis. [Est. Market Value: $100]   414(432?)p, hc, 9.5x6", 2005NOT IN STOCK
Federov-Davidov, G.A.Monetary System of the Golden Horde    Importance of weight standards in understanding coinage. Unclear whether it is a catalog. Russian text; English summary.   352p, hc, 2003 [Est. Market Value: $75]    A U.S. dealer selling this book: rarestcoins@hotmail.comNOT IN STOCK
Diler, ÖmerIlkhans: Coinage of the Persian Mongols   The new definitive work, completed after the author's death in an English-language edition of 300 copies (Turkish version also exists). Catalog by ruler and mint, with all types drawing-illustrated for clarity.   655p+12cpl, 8.75x12.25", sc, 2006200.00
Album, StephenCoins of Iran After the Mongol Invasion  Ilkhanid, Timurid, Qara Quyunlu, Aq Quyunlu, Safavid, Qajar, Durrani & others, from the Ashmolean and Shama Samir collections. Not comprehensive, but good coverage of Durrani and very informative for other dynasties. 1797 coins from more than 160 mints, 32 dynasties. ?pp+89pl, sc, 2001? Available at $88 from Stephen Album.
Album, StephenA Checklist of Islamic Coins (third edition)   More than double the page count of the second edition, the 3rd retains the same area of coverage and number structure, but with many added types and deeper descriptions to aid identification. Available now from Stevealbum.com at $45 postpaid USA or plus $13.95 outside USA, the hardcover volume is forthcoming, as well as a supplemental volume consisting of over 1000 photos.NOT IN STOCK
Markov, A.K.Katalog Dzhelairdskikh Monet   Dated but useful catalog of Jalayrid coins, reprinted as part of the "Numismatics of the Islamic World" series above, also a good quality numbered reprint of 100 in 1989, copies appearing on Ebay fetch about $50-55   199p+9pl, 34x25.5cm, 1897R1989NOT IN STOCK
Farahbaskhsh, H.Iranian Hammered Coinage 1500-1879   A series of plates illustrating coins of the Safavids, Afghans, Afshars, Zands and Qajars with descriptions, transliterations & metrology. Bilingual Arabic/English; As important as diBorgomale & BM.   118pp/pl, 8.5x12", sc, 1975R2006 [Est. Market Value: $35] A 2007 reprint with new cover is offered regularly on ebay at $35 postpaid.NOT IN STOCK
Rabino di BorgomaleCoins, Medals, and Seals of the Shahs of Iran 1500-1941   Numismatic history and description of types for a wide period of Iranian history. Not a catalog, but full of useful information; essential for Safavid & later. No plates. (scarce editions of 1951 & 1974 include plates). 108p+8charts, sc,1945R1973   OP?15.00
Sarfaraz, Ali Akbar & Avarzamani, Feridoun (Iranian Coins)  Textbook on coins from earliest thru Qajar (or end of Zand?); Farsi text. 3000 copies. Produced for university students. 291p, sc, 200026.50
ARMENIA / GEORGIA / CRIMEA / KHAZARS / KURDS
Armenian Numismatic BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Bedoukian, Paul Z.Coinage of the Artaxiads of Armenia   (RNS Special Pub. #10)   History and catalog of the earliest Armenian coins (ca. 189BC) to ca.6 AD; 168 coins catalogued.   91p+8pl, 8x10", hc, 197840.00
Bedoukian, Paul Z.Coinage of Cilician Armenia ANSN #147   Extensive background, history & highly detailed catalog (2249 pieces) from Armenia's most numismatically prolific period, 1080-1375AD. There is a revised 1979 reprint, and a condensed version published as Medieval Armenian Coins in 1971   524p+48pl,6x9",sc,1962 90.00
Bedoukian, Paul Z.Selected Numismatic Studies  Includes most useful work on Roupenid  570p, 1981 [Est. Market Value: $35]NOT IN STOCK
Nercessian, Y.T.Attribution and Dating of Armenian Bilingual Trams (ArNS#2)   Specialized work on the attrractive Horseman trams of Hetoum I (1226-70) & their relation to Seljuq coinage.   36p+12pl, 6x9, sc, 19838.50
Lang, David M.Studies in the Numismatic History of Georgia in Transcaucasia (ANS 130)   Standard western-languare reference, covering all periods in depth with extensive history.   (supplement in ANS MN, V.12, 1966)   138p+15pl,sc,1955NOT IN STOCK
Gagoshidze, Lulon et. al.Money in Georgia  From Colchian through Islamic, Russian, and independent coinages; 864 color illos, bilingual, bibliography   280p, 2000 [Est. Market Value: $100]NOT IN STOCK
Lebedev, V., Markov, Dmitry & Koifman, A(Shaddadid Coinage)   Coin production & monetary circulation in the Shaddadid Emirate (Kurds in Armenia), Janza Mint, middle 10th to 11th C. Catalog of types, line drawings, photo platesq. Russian text.   126p+9pl, 11.5x6.5", hc, 200725.00
Retowski, O.The Genoese-Tartar Coinage   Top notch work on this 15th century Genoese colony in Crimea, English translation.  51p+6pl, 8.5x11, sc, 1906RR1984 OP? [Est. Market Value: $10-15?]NOT IN STOCK
Retowski, O.Die Munzen der Girei  Standard work on the Islamic style coinage of Crimea (Tartars).  302p+30pl, hc, 1905R1982NOT IN STOCK
Shake, GlenCoins of the Khazars  Historical sketch and discussion of the few Islamic-imitative coins attributed to this mysterious Caspian Empire between Byzantium and the Ummayads which traded with the Vikings and whose rulers converted to Judaism in 740 AD.  91p, 8.5x11, sc, 20009.00
CRUSADERS
Malloy, Preston, et alCoins of the Crusader States   Comprehensive catalogue of Greek and Levant issues with legend transcriptions, cross-refs, historical background. A revised 2004 reprint with 533p, 11 plates, hc, list $75.00 is now available, but I am not stocking it.   Apparently the prices booklet has not been revised , and I have the 1994 booklet at $8.50 NOT IN STOCK
Metcalf, D.M. Coinage of the Crusades and the Latin East  580p, new 2001 expanded edition  L£54 NOT IN STOCK
Schlumberger, GNumismatique de L'Orient Latin  One-time standard on Crusader Kingdoms. This is the 1954 reprint of the Plates volume ONLY   21pl+map, hc, 8x12", 1878R1954NOT IN STOCK
Setton, K. M., Ed.A History of the Crusades, V1-5    Important, out of print set: I: The First Hundred Years, II: The Later crusades, 1189-1311 III: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries IV: The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States V: The Impact of the Crusades on the Near East    All 5 volumes, hc, near new:275.00
Setton, K. M., Ed.A History of the Crusades, V6 The Impact of the Crusades on Europe  Includes "Crusader Coinage with Greek or Latin Inscriptions" by John Porteus and "Crusader Coinage with Arabic Inscriptions" by Michael Bates & D.M. Metcalf. plus 9 historical essays including the Ottoman involvement in the Crusades, and the Bibliography for the series.  728p, Ovo, hc, 1989  OPNOT IN STOCK
JUDAEA - PALESTINE - HOLY LAND
Meshorer, Y.Ancient Jewish Coinage V1: Persian Period through Hasmoneans  The definitive work prior to Treasury.  184p+56pl, 1982   Remaindered.25.00
Meshorer, Y.Treasury of Jewish Coins   English edition of Hebrew original, replaces A.J.C. Vol 1 & 2 & Supplement, but due shortly from the ANS is Coins of the Holy Land, presumably a more recent version.   280p+80pl, hc, 2001NOT IN STOCK
Meshorer, Y. TestiMoney   Stories, themes, and monies of old Testament and early Christian period illustrated with excellent enlarged color photos of coins and other objects from the Israel Museum. A step beyond Yeoman's Moneys of the Bible.   63p, 8.5x11, hc, 200025.00
Hendin, DavidGuide to Biblical Coins 4th ed.   300+ listings, history, values by Kreindler, biblical quotations, line drawings, cross-references   512(474?)p+38pl, 6x9, hc, 2001 [Est. Market Value: $70]NOT IN STOCK
Ilisch, LutzSylloge Numorum Arabicorum, Vol. 4a - Palestine   540 Abbasid, Ikshidid, Fatimid & Ayyubid issues. First ed. of first volume in a series of 40+ to be published over next 20? years, based on the Tübingen (Album) collection and others; German text.  32p+18pl, 11x15", sc, 199445.00
Yeoman, R.S.Moneys of the Bible   Illustrated essay on Judaean coinage and other money types mentioned in the Bible.  64p, sc, 6x9", 1982 Durst Repr.5.00
Shake, GlenCoins of the Khazars  Historical sketch and discussion of the few Islamic-imitative coins attributed to this mysterious Caspian Empire between Byzantium and the Ummayads which traded with the Vikings and whose rulers converted to Judaism in 740 AD.  91p, 8.5x11, sc, 20009.00
AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIA
SEE ALSO: Sogdian.   BIBLIOGRAPHIES: Sogdian.     Hunnic & Central Asian
Fedorov, Michael, Boris Kochnev, Golib Kurbanov and Madeleine VoegeliSylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen: XVa: Bukara-Samarqand   1268 coins catalogued. Includes mints of Amu, Ordubazar, Tatkand, Kharlukh Ordu, Qarshi Karmina, Kish, Kufin and Nasaf. In contrast to earlier volumes, this one is in English.     132p+57pl?, sc, 11x15", 2008; ISBN: 978 3 8030 1106 0   May be ordered from the publisher at €84.95 plus shipping. Contact: s.brandenstein@brocom.de.
Badarch, NyamaaThe Coins of Mongol Empire and Clan Tamgha of Khans (XIII - XIV)   Catalog of Chingizid, Chaghatayid, Golden Horde, and Ilkhan coins in Mongol (Uighur and Phag's-pa) script with enlarged photo, line dwg & translated legends for a well-chosen sampling. Analysis of tamgha symbol on coins. Bilingual English/Mongol; lavish, attractive book.   254p, A4, sc/hc, 2005;    Ordering details from the author at: Lhanaa@hotmail.com
Göbl, RobertDokumente zur Geschichte Der Iranischen Hunnen in Baktrien Und Indien (Treatiste on the History of the Arayan Huns in Bactria and India)    Hepthelite and related coinage, detailed work. German text, sc,1967   4vol: Vol I: Catalog 365 types, 276p; Vol II: Essay German text. 352p.; Vol III: Plates Good quality and useful 98pl; Vol IV: Closeup drawings 47plates of line drawings of legends, special marks, etc. Said to be difficult to use as a collector tool. OP, very difficult to find. NOT IN STOCK
Naoto HattoriKhulba: Studies on the Islamic coinages in Central Asia   Self-published booklets of high-quality scholarship on newly discovered types of Islamic Central Asian dynasties, with color photocopy plates. English. 9 vols+2 indices, 487p, 167 photos, 1992.   Available at $250/set postpaid registered surface mail from the author: info@rto.co.jp
Mitchiner, Dr. MEarly Coinage of Central Asia  Choresmia, Yueh Che, Sogdiana, Graeco-Saka states, regional Kushan coinages, etc. (no square-holes)   77p+17pl, sc, 1973 List £15    NOT IN STOCK
Mitchiner, Dr. MMultiple Dirhems of Medieval Afghanistan  Historical backaground & catalog of oversized Ghaznavid & Samanid 4-Dirhem series, the world's first crown-sized coins.  147p, 1973, Brief Synopsis27.50
Atahodjaev, AnvarThe Corpus of Samanid Copper Coins    A work in progress, as of 2006. If you have information on the availability of this book, please advise.
Schwarz, FlorianSylloge Numorum Arabicorum Tübingen V. 14d: Ghazna / Kabul  Background, catalog & excellent plates of the Album collection plus additions. Covers Bamyan, Panghir,Kandahar, Khwarezm, Ghazni, Farawan, Firuzkah,Kabul,Andaraba & thus of interest to India collectors.   62p+39pl., 11x15", sc, 1995NOT IN STOCK
Uzbekistan, Nat. Bank ofCatalogue of Antique and Medieval Coins of Central Asia   Selected ancient through modern coins from their collection, not comprehensive nor usefully organized, but good specimens with gorgeous, color photos & basic attribution. 100 Coins in each of 4 volumes. Bilingual.   73-100p/vol, 8x12", sc, 1999-2001   [Est. Market Value: $90]NOT IN STOCK
Tye, RobertJitals    The "penny" of Afghanistan & India, issued by 20+ dynasties from ca. 750-1500 AD; the "bull & horseman" coins and their varied progeny Catalog (1,000 vars.) with coin descriptions, attributions, and lovely, numbered line illustrations interwoven with a footnoted, Illustrated narrative on political and numismatic history, with maps, charts, an attribution guide, listing of legends  183p, 8.5x12, hc,1995; available from author
Deyell, J.Living Without Silver  Scholarly study of Afghan - North Indian coinage c. 750-1250 AD especially Bull & Horseman series, with catalog.  388p+36pl, hc, 6x9",1990.  [1999 sc Repr $5; hc $40]NOT IN STOCK
Rahman, Aman UrZahir Uddin Muhammad Babur. A Numismatic Study   Historical and numismatic background of this Central Asian series which preceded Akbar's more Indianised issues. Catalog employs multiple, beautifully color-photographed specimens and computer enhancements to clearly illustrate types for the first time. Includes Agra AE, countermarks, forgeries.   103p+37cpl,8.5x12, hc, 2005, price $50   For ordering information contact author.
Whitehead, R. B.Catalogue of Coins in the Punjab Museum, Lahore, Vol 3: Nadir Shah and the Durrani Dynasty   Much numismatic and historical information plus catalog of 1327 AE,AR,AV coins of this Afghan dynasty which ravaged N.W. India in the 18-19th Century; standard work on series  196p+14pl, 1934PakR1977  Mediocre reprint, poor plate quality, mould spotting on cover.18.50
Hamidi, HakimA Catalog of Modern Coins of Afghanistan  Early type/variety catalog on machine-struck coinage with some historical background, useful in explaining KM variety breakdowns.  60p+19pl, sc, 1967   Revised version to be published. Revisins being posttedHERENOT IN STOCK
XINJIANG / CHINESE TURKESTAN
SEE:   ANCIENT (Cast)         MODERN (Machine struck)
Jiang Qixiang, Ed.Xinjiang Numismatics   Not only a coffee-table book with stunning layout and color photos of nice specimens, but a comprehensive type catalog of native coinages from ca.200 AD: pre-Islamic, Islamic, cash, paper, & the odd gold or brass bar.  Bilingual Chinese & English, 245p, 8.5x11, hc, 1991   110.00
Wang Yong Sheng(Xinjiang Historical Money)   Appears to be a comprehensive history of Xinjiang coins and banknotes. The 983 plated items (all color) do not make as comprehensive a catalog as Xinjiang Numismatics but the depth of varieties pictured - such as 11 varieties of the 1949 Dollar - suggests a very detailed history. Chinese text; English Contents.   564p, hc, 7.5x10.5", 2007125.00
Jiang QixiangXinjiang Hei Han Chao Qianbi. . (Xinjiang Black Khan Dynasty Coins)   Covering Kara Khan (Karakhanid) copper coinage in Sinkiang, rubbings in text & 45 enlarged photos. Chinese text. By China's foremost Islamic numismatist.152p+14pl, 5.5x8", sc, 1990 20.00
INDIA
Many more listings:   SULTANATES         MUGHAL EMPIRE
Goron, Stan & Goenka, J.P.Coins of the Indian Sultanates   Catalog of 3000+ types, most with translations & transliterations, cat #, photo, rarity estimate; bibliography, ruler index, mint index. This is a work of high scholarship well beyond previous standard works.   564p, hc, 9x11.5", 2001  List Rs3000, Brief SynopsisNOT IN STOCK
Rahman, Aman UrZahir Uddin Muhammad Babur. A Numismatic Study   Historical and numismatic background of this Central Asian series which preceded Akbar's more Indianised issues. Catalog employs multiple, beautifully color-photographed specimens and computer enhancements to clearly illustrate types for the first time. Includes Agra AE, countermarks, forgeries.   103p+37cpl,8.5x12, hc, 2005, Reviewed in ONS Newsletter #184.60.00
Liddle, AndrewCoinage of Akbar: The Connoisseur's Choice   Non-comprehensive type & mint catalog (42 AV; 77 AR; 67 AE) with known dates, all with written descriptions and illustrated in color plates (AE only fair). Chapters or appendices on mints, mint epithets, phrases, couplets in Arabic transliterated and translated, symbols & ornaments, dates, political history, rarity guide, numerous maps. Detailed review   89p+34cpl, 8.5x11.5, hc, 2005NOT IN STOCK
SILK ROAD
Doo, RogerSichou zhi lu guguo qianbi (Coins of the ancient kingdoms on the Silk Road)  An introduction for Chinese readers to Silk Road coinage. Chinese text. Rubbing plates of Sassanian thru early Islamic coins.  85p+11pl, 4.5x7, sc, 199215.00
Doo, Roger & Xiejun, ChenShanghai Museum's Collection of Ancient Coins from the Silk Road   Catalog of 1783 specimens consisting almost entirely of excellent color plates, brief descriptions & specs. A panorama of coinages from Greek, Roman, Persian through Central Asian &Indian series. Fully bilingual Chinese/English.   325p/pl, sc, 9x12", 2006   CONTENTS120.00
Katsumi TanabeSilk Road Coins: The Hirayama Collection   Catalogue of a 1993 BM exhibit on the coinage of the Silk Road trade between Europe & the Orient with essays on culture-elucidating symbols. ħ200 b&w photos of Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, Indo-Greek/Scythian, Kushan, Sasanian,Hepthalite & other Central Asian/Indian, plus antiquities. Japanese & English text.   122p, 8x12, sc, 1993 [Est. Market Value: $25]NOT IN STOCK
Katsumi Tanabe, Ed: (Joe Cribb & Helen Wang)Studies in Silk Road coins and culture: papers in honour of Professor Ikuo Hirayama on his 65th Birthday,  15 papers from 4/93 BM conference; Bopearachchi (Nasten, new late Indo-Gk ruler), Thierry & Rhodes (Tang coins from Sinkiang), Stein coll. of Central Asian coins, etc. Good plates. 332p, hc, 8.5x12", 1997 (Detailed review ONS Newsletter #152, available from Spink)NOT IN STOCK
Wang, HelenMoney on the Silk Road   Examines the money of Easter Central Asia to 800 AD. Review and ordering details available from British Museum.   308p+8pl,12x8.25", sc, 2004
Xinjiang Num. Soc.Xinjiang Numismatics 2004/3   Special issue devoted to Silk Road numismatics, 25 articles on Sasanian, Byzantine, Islamic and Chinese-style coinages. Chinese text.   222p, 7qx10q", sc, 2004NOT IN STOCK
(Editor)Proceedings of the Symposum on Ancient Coins and the Culture of the Silk Road   28 articles in Chinese and 8 in English on various aspec ts. Authors include Stephen Album, Michael Alram, Osmund Bopearachchi, Rika Gyselen, and Francois Thierry   481p, sc, 2011NOT IN STOCK
AFRICA - ETHIOPIA - AXUM - OCEANIA
SEE ALSO: European Clonial listings.
Munro-Hay & Jensen, JulesAksumite Coinage  Major revision of 1984 Coinage of Axum, and considered a better general work than 1999 Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the BM. Good enlarged photos of multiple specimens in plate section, catalog #s, source listings & revised chronology.  285p+75pl, hc, 6.5x10, 1995 [60.00]NOT IN STOCK
Munro-Hay, StuartCatalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the B.M.   Includes unrepresented types as well to make it a comprehensive reference, though the 1995 work is considered better overall. Sixty-nine excellent plates.   47p+69pl, hc, 8x10, 1999;   REVIEW by Vincent WestNOT IN STOCK
Munro-Hay, S.C.Coinage of Axum   History and comprehensive catalogue of the series with line drawings rather than photos. Better for quick identification & basic information than the revision.   168p, hc, 1984NOT IN STOCK
Vaccaro, FLe Monete di Aksum   73 Types, photo, etc. Italian text.  42p, sc, 1967NOT IN STOCK
Pankhurst, RichardThe History of Currency and Banking in Ethiopia   57p. article in Ethiopia Observer Magazine, 1965 (V4); Detailed, exhaustive article on coinage and monetary affairs from middle ages until 1935; primary source for Gill. Entire magazine, with other articles:7.50
Gill, DennisThe Coinage of Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Italian Somalia   Award-winning standard work with history, numismatic history (including primitive currencies) and comprehensive 18-20th Cent. catalog. Generally good photos, cat #s & Y#s/P#s, specs, detailed descrip, mintage & valuations for coins, patterns, tokens, medals, paper. Handsomely produced. 342pp, 7.5x10", hc, 1991. OP [Est. Market Value: $100+]NOT IN STOCK
Florine, IvanAfrica Mint Catalog   Both a marketing tool for a series of African collector-coins, and a pictorial gallery of 231 African ethnographic monies. Coins are mostly 26-28m with a welter of metals and bimetal versions which KM does not fully list. Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Central African Rep., Congo Dem. Rep., Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Sahara Arab Dem. Rep., Senegal, Togo. Themes: Animals, Ethnographic monies, Presidential portraits, Tribal cultures. Multilingual. Price list insert.   105p, sc, 5.75x8.25", 200629.50
Rebelo De Sousa, F.Moedas de Angola   Lavish color-illustrated history and catalog of money from ethnographic items to 1963 from Banco de Angola. Portuguese text with brief English summary.   116p, 8.5x9", hc, 1967NOT IN STOCK
Vice, DavidThe Coinage of British West Africa and St. Helena  Extensive history & catalog; tokens too.  237p, 7x10, 1983NOT IN STOCK
Leyten, J.Gold Coins of Samudra-Pasai and Acheh: Their origin, name and weight in a historical context (published as Jaarboek voor Munt-en Penningkunde #91, 2004)   Thorough, scholarly work on background of the greater Atcheh series with catalog emplying numerous examples to show calligraphy varieties   243p, 6.5x9", sc, 2004   Availaable from the Society for €41.50 postpaid.NOT IN STOCK
MODERN ISLAMIC STATES
SEE ALSO: Turkey and Africa listings above.
Ayoub, AbdoLa Monnaie Du Liban  Coins and paper 1919-2004, color photos. French text. Available from French dealer CGB.fr   216p, hc, 2004
Beyazit, Uslu & KaraOttoman Empire Coins AH 1255-1336   Covering Ottoman coins of Turkey, Tunis, Egypt and minor mints 1839-1922, this is exactly what a catalog of a modern world coin series should be, and more. Compact, logically and beautifully laid out with all of the important data, gorgeous specimens well photographed in realistic color. Key elements to distinguish varieties, transliteration of legends, attribution guides by coin size, bilingual Turkish/English, values in 3 grades. Volumes on earlier rulers are planned; the project has its home at this website.   164p, 6x8.5", hc, 2007 DUE MAY, reserve now.38.50
Clarke, Robt.& Mohabat-Ayin, A.Modern Coinage of Iran 1876-1974   Listing with photo of each type and date, prices in five grades by date. Legends translated. No cat #'s.   86p, 5.5x8", sc, 19745.75
Darley-Doran, Robt. E.History of Currency in the Sultanate of Oman  Lavish, oversize profusely illustrated history from the Central Bank of Oman, covering early dynasties through modern coins & banknotes. Excellent, enlarged color photos of all types. English & Arabic text   143p, 9-3/4x12", hc, 1990NOT IN STOCK
Darley-Doran, Robt. E.History of Currency in the State of Bahrain  174p, 9.5x11.5", hc, 1997(96?), NOT IN STOCK
Hafner, WalterLexicon of the Maria Theresien Taler   Cataloguing over 100 MT Thalers including original issues & fractionals, numerous restrikes, an overstrike, many Asian & African c/s (some false), and two chop-marked (one quite heavily!). Brief introduction; good plates cat #'s, attribution, differentiating details, mintage, price in three grades. Looseleaf 1987 supplement with 40 additional listings, corrections, and "how to find" section. Bilingual.    52p+42pl, 8.5x6", sc, 1984 + 13p, 8x11.5", 1987NOT IN STOCK
Hamidi, HakimA Catalog of Modern Coins of Afghanistan  Early type/variety catalog on machine-struck coinage with some historical background, useful in explaining KM variety breakdowns.  60p+19pl, sc, 1967   Revised version to be published. Revisins being posttedHERENOT IN STOCK
Kamyshev, AlexanderNumismatic Heritage of Kyrgyzstan   Attractive color work, numismatic history and catalog of 169 coins, early through modern, not comprehensive for any dynasty, but produced or used in Kyrgestan. Separate Russian/Kyrgiz/English sections. Many enlarged photos, most a bit dark   127p, 8x10.5", sc, 2002 45.00
Kasbati, Rafiq & Qureshi, YahyaBank Notes Coins Catlogue of Pakistan   Post-1948 coins & bank notes. Reduced photos of coins but slightly more variety info than KM, x-refs to KM#s; banknotes larger than Pick. Local market values in 3 grades.   68p, 7x9", sc, 200314.50
Sanchez-Girón Blasco, JoseMonedas de Marruecos 1879-1971   Detailed type/date catalog of machine-struck Moroccan coins; Spanish text; Price insets exist for US$, Pesetas & Dirhams with different price structures for each market.   77p, 5.5x8.5", sc, 197218.50
Schwann, Fred & Boling, JosephWorld War II Remembered   Brief histories of the WWII period and its effect on numismatic items for over 100 countries, with a meticulous catalog of coins, emergency & P.O.W. money, tokens, medals, decorations, banknotes, scrip, etc. Many items are not found in conventional references for the given countries.   864p, 8.5x11", hc, 1995 [Est. Market Value: $65]NOT IN STOCK
Schweikert, H.Les Monnaies Tunisiennes depuis 1859   Photo-illustrated catalog of 156 types since 1860. French text.    80p, sc, 6.5x9.5", 1973, OP17.50
Tababa'i, JamalMachine Struck Iranian Coins  Photo-illustrated (catalog?) of modern Iran, some earlier items. Farsi text.   240p, sc, 1996; [Est. Market Value: $15]NOT IN STOCK
Davenport, JohnThe Dollars of Africa, Asia & Oceania  Usual Davenport format, full-sized, two-sided photos of every major type, including mideast and African counterstamp types & Fantasies. Separate valuations sheet.   208p, hc, 196919.50
Michael, Tom & Cuhaj, GeorgeCoins & Currency of the Middle East   From Krause Publications, a lavish introduction and selective catalog of coins, banknotes, medals (1970s-date), plus pogs, books on military lore, comics, propaganda leaflets & other mementos, aimed at beginning collectors in the armed services. "Positive spin" photos of troops & locals. Spacious layout, full color, coated stock, unlike SCWC series.    272p, 6x9", sc, 2006 [Est. Market Value: $15]NOT IN STOCK
Semple, ClaraA Silver Legend: The Story of the Maria Theresa Thaler   Popular history of the coin and its use in the East. Includes color & b&w photos but not a catalog of varieties.   165p, 25x19c, hc?, 2005, List £19.95NOT IN STOCK
Misc.1Info Packet on modern Islamic series, mostly photocopies of research 1960s-80s now incorporated in KM except for background info: Jordan by Freda, Afghanistan by Spengler, Yemen by ?, Saudi extracts from British Mint report, etc., abt. 50pp, loose4.00
EXONUMIA - GLASS WEIGHTS - ANTIQUITIES
SEE ALSO: World Exonumia page.
Balog, PaulUmmayad, Abbasid and Tulunid Glass Weights and Vessel Stamps (ANS#13)   Standard work on early glass "money."   322p+54pl, 8x11", hc, 197647.50
Miles, GeorgeEarly Arabic Glass Weights & Stamps(ANSN#111)   176?p+14pl, sc, 1948NOT IN STOCK
Miles, GeorgeEarly Arabic Glass Weights & Stamps: A Supplement(ANS#120)  60p+4pl,sc,195115.00
Miles, GeorgeContributions to Arabic Metrology II: Early Arabic Glass, Weights and Measure Stamps in the Benaki Mus., Athens (ANS#150)  64p+11pl,sc,196315.00
Miles, GeorgeContributions to Arabic Metrology I: Early Arabic Glass Weights and Measure Stamps Acquired by the American Numismatic Society 1951-1956 (ANS#141)  134p+13pl,sc,195815.00
Moorey, P.R.S.Ancient Bronzes from Luristan   Brief illustrated history of these extremely early Persian bronzes (incl. arrows)   51p+18pl, sc, 19748.50
Schimmel, JerryFrench Tokens   Not exhaustive, but catalogs196 French plus about 150 foreign or Colonial in French language, many from the Mideast.   34p, sc, 5.5x8.5", 1983NOT IN STOCK
Wood, HowlandThe Gampola Larin Hoard (NNM61)   Best work on the bent-wire Larins, with catalog  1934 original.  84p+20pl, sc10.00
AUCTIONS / PRICE LISTS
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NOTE: Many catalogs include valuations or rarity guides. I have noted this in the descriptions. See categories above.
Album, Stephen Price Lists   Indian, Islamic, pre-Islamic Mideast & other world coins, including gold. As the leading dealer in the filed, his past lists are a fount of information.   Lists #1 (3/76) to #6 ((3/77), #1 a photocopy, the rest originals, not as substantial as later lists, but early ones are hard to find. Set:15.00
Cordry, ScottAuction Sales  Mail Bid Auction #I (6/82) to X (4/89), complete run of the most important single auction series on modern Islamic coins. All with plates, estimated prices sheets (no PR were issued) Near-mint copies. (Set of #1-4 only $45.00)NOT IN STOCK
Cordry, ScottFixed Price Lists  Well-produced slick paper lists, usually photo-illustrated, all offering mid and high end modern (& some medieval) Islamic coins & banknotes. Some "name" collections. Great source of pricing and rarity information. Various issues from #38 (11/76) to #58 (9/82). Each:2.00
Sotheby'sIslamic Sales   A series of (usually) twice-annual mail and floor auctions 4/78 to 7/84 with illustrated catalogs, 6x9.5", sc, plates. Later sales with significant Islamic content also included ancient, English, and other material.   (Complete set of 15 sales with Prices-realized sheets, difficult to assemble $225   Individual sales with P-r, as available: 4,10/78, 4,10/79, 4,10/80, 3,4,10/81, 3,10/82, 2,4,10/83, 7/84 EACH15.00
Sotheby'sIslamic (Etc.) Sales   From 1985 Sotheby's substantial Islamic offerings were incorporated in larger catalogs covering Ancient, English, and foreign coins & banknotes, 8.25x10.5", sc, plates. Catalogs include prices-realized unless noted*: 4,10/85, 5,10?/86*, 5,10/87* EACH15.00
Spink-Taisei (Zurich)Islamic Sales #22 (3/17/87), #34 (6/19/90), #37(9/16/91)    400-500 lots of Medieval & modern Islamic, mainly gold, organized by region with photos integrated in text, including some India.    Each:15.00
JOURNALS & ARTICLES
BIBLIOGRAPHIES of Islamic articles in Num. Chron.   Any others?
Broome, Mitchiner, Goron, Eds.ONS Newsletter (Oriental Numismatic Society)    An incomparable source of scholarly articles on coinage of India, Central Asia, Middle East with significant coverge of Orient and S.E. Asia. Regular features include news of conventions, exhibitions, auctions, new members, publication notes & reviews. Articles range from new discoveries and single item reports to catalogs and reviews of major series, generally competent & well-illustrated on slick paper.   #1 (1970?) - #185 (Autumn, 2005) and continuing as Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society #186 (Winter, 2006).   Article indexesvailable by issue, and by subject. A full set of back issues plus all "Occasional Papers," as well as single issues are available to members. For membership information and availability / costs of publications contact Jan Lingen
Broome, Mitchiner, Goron, Eds.Oriental Numismatic Society Information Sheets & Occasional Papers   Longer articles than appear in the Newsletter, some of them essentially standard works for specialized series.   A list of these is available HERE.   For membership information and availability / costs of publications contact Jan Lingen
Barrage, Fawzanas-Sikka   An online, peer-reviewed journal of Islamic numismatics, published 1999-2002. Click on "as-Sikka" in menu at left.
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