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Vecchi I., Etruscan Coinage Part 1.1 and 1.2. Collezioni Numismatiche 4. Edizioni ennerre, Milano 2012. In the first of two studies dedicated to Etruscan numismatics, the author presents the struck coinage with the exception of the male head/dog, African/elephant, Peithesa Turms, Aplu and Menvra owl bronze issues of Inland Etruria. The catalogue includes 3890 coins in gold, silver and bronze, subdivided into 224 series as follows: Cosa 6 series; Luca(?) 14; Pisae(?) 5; Populonia 141; Uncertain Central Etruria 17; Vetulonia 18; Volsinii(?) 2; Vulci(?) 7; Unidentified Mints 14. In addition there is a listing of modern forgeries (213) and fantasies (10). The first part of the volume I begins with introductive chapters on the rise and fall of the Etruscans, chronology, the numismatic tradition of Etruscan coinage, dating and metrology. The second part includes an extensive bibliography, a listing of all known finds with 11 maps illustrating distribution patterns, a summery of auctions, appendices, index of types and 153 plates illustrating 2541 coins. Copertina rigida, leggermente danneggiata

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