Traité des finances et de la fausse monnoie des Romains, auquel on a joint une dissertation sur la maniere de discerner les médailles antiques d'avec les contrefaites.Paris: Chez Briasson, 1740 Stock Code: 127721
First edition of this study of counterfeit money among the Romans, with advice to contemporary numismatic collectors. An English edition followed in 1741. Library Hub lists copies in four British institutions.
Octavo (97 x 161 mm). Contemporary marbled calf, brown morocco label, smooth spine richly gilt, marbled endpapers, silk bookmark, red sides.
Half-title present. Light abrasion to rear cover, a few scuff marks and trivial interior blemishes, yet overall a highly attractive copy.
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