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Coins. Antiquarian and numismatic collections and papers of Christoper Wren

Reference code
MSS/0135
Title
Coins. Antiquarian and numismatic collections and papers of Christoper Wren
Date
18th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iii + 133. Folio. Leather, brown.
Scope and content
Keimnlion Svpellectilis Antiqvariae, penes Christophorvm Wren Cfi; fil. MDCC. XXIX. Quo Continentur Marmora; Statuae; Gemmae; Numismata..' (fol. ii, title in engraved frame). Descriptions, numerous engravings and pen and wash drawings of antiquities, particularly coins, from the collections of Christopher Wren, FSA (1675-1747), son of the architect. Arranged in two volumes (in one), Volume I consisting mainly of antique marbles and gems, fols. iii, 1-25, and Volume II of coins (titlepages in Vol. II dated 1724), fols. 26-126v. Wren published Numismatum Antiquorum Sylloge (1708). Index of places, fols. 128-32v.
Creator
Wren, Christopher (1675-1747), biographer
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/135
MS 135