Lot 1263: NUMISMATICS -- MIERIS, F. v. Beschryving der bisschoplyke munten en zegelen
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
NUMISMATICS -- MIERIS, F. v. Beschryving der bisschoplyke munten en zegelen van Utrecht in 't byzonder, (...). Leiden, S. Luchtmans (a.o), 1726. (14), 296 pp. W. 11 fold. engr. Cont. cf. w. raised bands & richly dec. gilt back. (Top of spine a bit dam., upper joint split, small stamp on ti-p., stained in places, browned/foxed). First edition of this study on coinage issued by the bishops of Utrecht from early times up until the end of the 15th c. Frans v. Mieris was a respected portrait and genre painter whose numismatic interests made him publish a few numismatic works on the coinage of the Low Countries.
Estimated Price: € 80