RUSSIAN NUMISMATICS



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NEAR MINT - Some imperfection but no signs of use.
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The Standard References
We would like to offer for your consideration those books, which have been the standard references on Russian numismatics and must for all collectors, dealers, auctions, libraries:


New Release!
GOLD COINS OF THE WORLD

     
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It has very detailed information with many sample pages of this book.

The Comprehensive Catalog of World Gold Coinage.
* 760 pages, completely revised and updated.
* Austria, Belgium, Hungary and Russia expanded with many additions.
* More than 6,700 photos, over a thousand of them new
* 18,000+ listings, with many new discoveries.
* From the 6th century B.C. to date - over 2,500 years of gold coinage from ancient Greece to modern Zambia.
* The universally-used Friedberg Numbering System: The world's standard method of cataloging, describing, buying and selling gold coins.
* Market valuations in two states of preservation.
* A directory of the world's leading gold coins dealers.
* Unsurpassed in content and scope. A must for every collector, dealer and library.
* Hard cover, sewn binding. 11 X 8 inches (A4)
* ISBN: 087184-307-2
* List price: $75.00 (EUR 85).
Our price: $75.00 post paid within US. Please add $10.00 for postage to other countries.
* Quantity discounts: 2-5 copies: $60.00 each. 6 or more copies: $50.00 each. Large quantity: Please contact us.

New Series of Catalogs on Russian Coins!


     
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Mikhail Diakov. Daruma International Galleries, 2000-2003.
Volume I. Coins of Peter the Great, 1682-1725. 2 Parts. $280.00
Volume II. Coins of Catherine I and Peter II, 1725-1730. $100.00
Volume III. Coins of Anna and Ioann III, 1730-1741. $100.00
Volume IV. Coins of Elizabeth I and Peter III, 1741-1762. $100.00
Volume V. Coins of Catherine II, 1762-1796. $120.00 to be in print soon

-Hard cover. Large format, size: 9 by 12 in (23 by 30 cm).
-Very detailed catalogs on Imperial Russian coins of 18th Century.
-Almost every coin is illustrated.
-Rarity rating for all coins.
-Cross reference to other major references.
-Text in English.
-Very friendly to use.
-Became one of the major references.
-MUST for every serious collector, dealer, auction houses.

Postage is extra and depends on the order.


     
Brekke B. F. THE COPPER COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA 1700-1917. Mlmo, 1977. 296 pages, numerous high quality plates of coins. The standard reference work on Imperial Russian copper coins from 1700-1917. Text in English. 210 by 305 mm. Quarto. Pictorial color laminated hardbound. Comes with the Price List in $US for each coin. Long out of print. Rare now especially in MINT condition. Price: $74.00

 

  Brekke B. F. THE COPPER COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA 1700-1917. Supplement. Russian Numismatic Society Publication, 1987. 28 pages. This is an updated price Supplement to the Standard reference above. Card cover. Near mint. Price: $5.00

 

 

      Fedorin A. COINS OF THE LAND OF SOVIETS. 1921-1991. Catalog of the USSR Annual Circulated Coinage by Stamp Varieties, description of Known Sample Coins of 1921-1991. Moscow, 1998. 296 pages. Text in Russian with English Summary. A Comprehensive catalog with prices in $US (reflecting Russian market). 1200 coins, Patterns and regular issues, including all known up to date die varieties, are fully illustrated with quality photos. Charts with die combinations and extraordinary enlargements. Print runs to 1000. Pictorial color soft cover. Octavo. MINT. Price: $25.00

 

    George Mikhailovich, Grande Duke. CATALOGUE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIAN COINS. MONNAIES DE L'EMPIRE DE RUSSIE. 1725-1894. Boston, 1973. Reprint from 1916 Paris 3 Volumes edition. XXXVI, 657 pp., including 247 plates, values. Added forward by Randolph Zander and values by Fred Wermer. Red cloth. Folio. C-S 11181. Out of print. Very Fine. Price: $275.00

Essential work.

 

      Harris R. A GUIDEBOOK OF RUSSIAN COINS. 1725-1982. 3 ed. edition. 1983. 184 pp. Text in English. Completely updated, revised& extended edition with illustration and prices. Octavo. Soft cover. Near mint. Price: $20.00

A very useful guidebook for type collectors, providing illustrations, mintage and prices (1983) in three grades.

 

    Julian R. RUSSIAN SILVER COINAGE. 1796-1917. Logansport 1993. 120 pages. Fully illustrated. In English. Hard cover. Mint. Price: $38.00

 

Kleshchinov V.N. & Grishin I.V. CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL COINS OF RUSSIA FROM REIGN OF TZAR IVAN - IV VASILIEVICH TILL SWEDISH OCCUPATION OF NOVGOROD (1533-1617ad.). Moscow, 1998. 86 pages, illustrated charts trough the text. The fullest and most accessible reference book of the subject. First of series of three. Each die are well illustrated, numbered and estimated on IX to I scale of rarity where I is the rarest. Bilingual Russian / English. Includes a concordance table to Melnikovas A.S. book. Pictorial green soft cover. Quarto. Very fine.
Price: $30.00


      Grishin I.V. & Kleshchinov V.N. CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL COINS OF RUSSIA IN THE REIGN OF TZAR MIKHAIL FEODOROVICH (1613-1645.).
Moscow, 2001. 96 pages, illustrated charts trough the text.
The fullest and most accessible reference book of the subject. Second of series of three. Each die are well illustrated, numbered and estimated on IX to I scale of rarity where I is the rarest.
Bilingual Russian / English. Includes a concordance table to Melnikova's A.S. book. Pictorial red soft cover. Quarto. Very fine.
Price: $32.00

Grishin I. and Kleshchinov V. CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL COINS OF RUSSIA FROM REIGN OF TZAR IVAN - IV VASILIEVICH TILL SWEDISH OCCUPATION OF NOVGOROD (1533-1617ad.). . (1613-1645 .).
Moscow, 2001. 86 pp., illust. charts interspersed with text pages. The most comprehensive and accessible reference book of the subject. First of a series of three. Each die is well illustrated, numbered and estimated on a IX to I scale of rarity where I is the rarest.
Bilingual Russian / English. Includes a concordance table to A.S. Melnikovas book. Pictorial green soft cover. Quarto. Very Fine
Price: $32.00

Kleshchinov V. and Grishin I. CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL COINS OF RUSSIA FROM REIGN OF TZAR IVAN - IV VASILIEVICH TILL SWEDISH OCCUPATION OF NOVGOROD (1533-1617ad.). . IV (1533-1617 .).
Moscow, 1998. 86 pp., illust. charts interspersed with text pages. The most comprehensive and accessible reference book of the subject. Second of a series of three. Each die is well illustrated, numbered and estimated on a IX to I scale of rarity where I is the rarest.
Bilingual Russian / English. Includes a concordance table to A.S. Melnikovas book. Pictorial green soft cover. Quarto. Very Fine Price: $32.00

Kleshchinov V. and Grishin I. CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL COINS OF RUSSIA In the Monocracy Reign of Tzar Peter Alexeevich (1696-1717 ads). . (1696-1717 .).
Moscow, 2005. 73 pp., illust. charts interspersed with text pages. The most comprehensive and accessible reference book of the subject. Third of a series of three. Each die is well illustrated, numbered and estimated on a IX to I scale of rarity where I is the rarest.
Bilingual Russian / English. Includes a concordance table to A.S. Melnikovas book. Pictorial green soft cover. Quarto. Near Mint Price: $32.00

 

        Korzuchina G. RUSSIAN HOARDS OF THE 11th-13th Centuries. Moscow and Leningrad, Academy of Science of the USSR, 1954. 156 pp., 62 plates, 5 maps. This is a corpus of Ancient Russian hoards, including hoards contaning silver monetary ingots - Grivnas, and hoards contanong Ancient Russian, Islamic, Byzantine coins. C-S Long out of print. Stained cover. Hard cover, Very fine. Price: $95.00

Important to Ancient Russian and Viking age collectors. The only reference of it's kind.

 

Melnikova A. RUSSIAN COINS FROM IVAN TERRIBLE TO PETER I. The History of the Russian Monetary System from 1533- to 1682. Moscow, 1989. 317 pages, 47 photo plates and diagrams, folded insert chart 615 by 960 mm. This is a monumental work and indispensable reference on Russian wire money. Text in Russian. 167 by 245 mm. Pictorial hardbound. Out of Print. VERY FINE. Price: $25.00

 

Severin H. GOLD AND PLATINUM COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA FROM 1701 TO 1911. A compilation of all known types and varieties. New York, 1958. Text in English. 77 pages, + 17 fine plates. Foreword by H. Severin. Glossary of Symbols. Principal Engravers and Mintmasters at Moscow and St. Petersburg. Coin Inscriptions and their Translation. 155 by 234 mm. Pictorial dust jacket, hardbound edition. Out of print. Fine. Price: $40.00

 

Severin H. GOLD AND PLATINUM COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA FROM 1701 TO 1911. A compilation of all known types and varieties. New York, 1984. Reprint by S. Durst, Numismatic Publications, New York. 77 pages, + 17 fine plates. Text in English. 155 by 234 mm. Hardbound edition. NEAR MINT. Price: $25.00

 

Severin H. THE SILVER COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA 1682 TO 1917. A compilation of all known types and varieties with 48 plates. Basel, 1965. 276 pages, + 48 fine plates. Text in English. 155 by 234 mm. Octavo. Hardbound edition. Long out of print. Very Fine to NEAR MINT. Price: $100.00

 

    Sothikova M., Spassky I. MILLENNIUM OF ANCIENT RUSSIAN COINS. Combined catalogue of Russian Ancient coins (srebrenniks) of X-XI century. Leningrad, 1983. Text in Russian. 238 pages, profusely illustrated. Two parts: the research and combined catalogue with supplement. First part: study of coins of Vladimir, Yaroslav, Sviatopolk, etc. Second part: full description of 340 world known srebrenniks of X-XI century. Supplements. 238 pages, profusely illustrated. Pictorial hardbound. 178 by 248 mm. Quarto. NEAR MINT. Price: $25.00

 

Spassky I. THE RUSSIAN MONETARY SYSTEM. A Historico-Numismatic Survey. Amsterdam, 1967. Text in English. 253 pp. Profusely illustrated in Text. Quarto. Hard cover. Long out of print. MINT. Price: $70.00

A classic work on Russian coins. Must for "wire-money" collectors. A great reading for scholar of Russian coins.

 

Spassky I. THE RUSSIAN MONETARY SYSTEM. Leningrad, 1970. 4th. Rev. edition. Text in Russian. 255 pp. Fully illustrated. Octavo. Hard cover. C-S 11201; Very fine copy. Price: $35.00

 

  Spassky I. RUSSIAN YEFIMOKS. Essay and Catalogue. Novosibirsk, Academy of Science of the USSR. 1988. 208 pp. plus CXX plates. Text in Russian with English summary. Complete reference on the subject. Detailed description of 1800 counter-stamped European Thalers so-called Yefimoks. Bibliography of 200 Auction catalogs used. Original blue leatherette. 12 mo. Near Mint condition. Price: $30.00

An indepensible reference on the topic. Also a great auxiliary reference for wire money and European Talers collectors.

 

Uzdenikov V. RUSSIAN COINS 1700-1917. Moscow 1993. Bilingual English edition. 680 pp., plates in text. Hard bound. Very accurate rarity scale. Octavo. Mint. Price: $24.00

The standard reference used by every major Auction and dealer.

 

Zander R. SILVER RUBLES AND YEFIMOKS OF ROMANOV RUSSIA 1654-1915. Kiev, 1998. 207 pp., profusely illustrated. Russian edition. Quarto. Hardbound. MINT. Price: $20.00

 




Below are additional references on Russian numismatics and related material:
Studies, Collections of Articles, Museum publications, Scholar publications, old price catalogs and much more...

I keep them all in my research library. You decide:

 

  ALL-RUSSIAN NUMISMATIC CONFERENCE # 5. The State Hermitage. St. Petersburg, April 20-25, 1998. This conference was dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of Chief of Numismatic Department V. M. Potin. 130 thesis of reports and announces. 244 pp., illustrated. A limited edition for conference participants only. Published works were presented by the following categories: Ancient, Byzantine, Islamic, Medieval Europe, Russia, Coin hoards, Paper money, Commemorative medals, Phaleristic, Sfragistic, Collections. Most scholars presented their ongoing work, new discoveries, previously unpublished or unrecorded material. Print run to 350. Pictorial card covers. 143 by 215 mm. 12mo Text in Russian. Near Mint. Price: $25.00

 

  ALL-RUSSIAN NUMISMATIC CONFERENCE # 7. Yarosavl', April 19-23, 1999. 140 thesis of reports and announces. 285 pp., illustrated. A limited edition for conference participants only. Published works were presented by the following categories: Ancient, Byzantine, Islamic, Medieval Europe, Russia, Coin hoards, Paper money, Commemorative medals, Phaleristic, Sfragistic, Collections. Most scholars presented their ongoing work, new discoveries, previously unpublished or unrecorded material. Print run to 500. Pictorial blue card covers. 143 by 215 mm. 12mo Text in Russian. Near Mint. Price: $25.00

 

  ALL-RUSSIAN NUMISMATIC CONFERENCE # 8. Moscow, State Historical Museum, April 17-21, 2000. 170 thesis of reports and announces. 311 pp., illustrated. A limited edition for conference participants only. Published works were presented by the following categories: Ancient, Byzantine, Islamic, Medieval Europe, Russia, Coin hoards, Paper money, Commemorative medals, Phaleristic, Sfragistic, Collections. Most scholars presented their ongoing work, new discoveries, previously unpublished or unrecorded material. Print run to 450. Pictorial green card covers. 143 by 215 mm. 12mo Text in Russian. Near Mint. Price: $25.00

 

  Dvinyaninov S. Detailed description of Rare Russian Coins, China marks, Antiques. Kazan 1913. Reprint Kiev 1994. 80 pp. of price Catalog of Russian coins and 45 pp. on a dozen other lines of Russian antiquities. No illustrations. Soft cover. 12mo. Near Mint. Price: $8.00

 

 

      Griliches Z. and Shchukina E. THE GRILICHES ENGRAVERS, FATHER AND SON. Russian Numismatic Society Publication, 1999. 93 pp. Profusely illustrated in text. A complete listing and catalogue of 275 medals engraved by the famous Jews Court engravers Avraam and Avenir Griliches. Plus biographical notes. Griliches were also responsible for most portrait (regular and commemorative) coins during Alexander III and Nicholas II reign. Card bound. PRINT RUN ONLY 75 COPIES !! Mint. Price: $19.00

 

  Kleshchinov V., Grishin I. DETERMINANT OF THE OBVERSES OF WIRE MONEY OF THE TZAR PETER ALEXEEVICH. Moscow, 1992. 35 pages of mostly charts, profusely illustrated. Text in Russian. 143 by 200 mm. 12 mo. Pictorial card covers. Near Mint. Price: $5.00

The best small catalog of wire Kopecks of Peter I the Great.

 

Kropotkin V. HOARDS OF ROMAN COINS FOUND ON THE TERRITORY OF THE U.S.S.R. Academy of the Science of the USSR. Issue G 4-4. Moscow, 1961. Folder containing 134 pages book, plus 2 chart inserts, 8 maps, 3 coin plates. Research on monetary circulation in Eastern Europe in a first half of I A.C. Based on a listing of 1733 hoards. 270 by 335 mm. Folio. C-S 4651. Long out of print. Text in Russian. Hardbound folder. Hardbound folder. Very Fine. Price: $95.00

An indispensable reference on "Barbarian" imitation. Important.

 

Kropotkin V. HOARDS OF BYZANTINE COINS FOUND ON THE TERRITORY OF THE U.S.S.R. Academy of the Science of the USSR. Issue E 4-4. Moscow, 1962. Folder containing 63 pages book, 13 maps, 8 coin plates. Research on monetary circulation in Eastern Europe in a second half of I A.C. 270 by 335 mm. Follio. C-S 5531. Long out of print. Hardbound folder. Very Fine. Price: $95.00

Important for both Byzantine and Viking age coinage scholar.

 

  MONETA. The International Numismatic Almanac. Issue 1. Vologda, 1995. 82 pp. plus 12 plates. Text in Russian with French and German summary. Materials published by All Russian Numismatic conference. Aricles both Pre-Petrine and Imperial Russian numismatics. Pictorial card cover. 145 by 202 mm. 16mo. Very Fine. Price: $10.00

 

  MONETA. The International Numismatic Almanac. Issue 2. Vologda,1995. 86 pp., plus 8 plates. Text in Russian with English, French and German summary.Materials published by All Russian Numismatic conference. Aricles both Pre-Petrine and Imperial Russian numismatics. Also a very important article of late Sergeev A. Barbarian imitation of Roman denaries from Danube to Trans Caucasian, Pictorial card cover. 145 by 202 mm. 16mo. Very Fine. Price: $15.00

 

  MONETA. The International Numismatic Almanac. Issue 3. Vologda, 1995. 99 pp., plus 8 plates. Text in Russian with English, French and German summary. Materials published by All Russian Numismatic conference. More research articles on Russian numismatics. Pictorial card cover. 145 by 202 mm. 16mo. Very Fine. Price: $15.00

 

  MOSCOW NUMISMATIC SOCIETY. Collection of articles # 2. Moscow, 1992. Text in Russian. 117 pp., ill. This is a collection of 15 essays and articles on different aspects of Medieval and Imperial Russian numismatics. Pictorial card cover. 145 by 200 mm. 12 mo. Very Fine. Price: $14.00

 

  NUMISMATICS & EPIGRAPHICS. Academy of Science of the USSR. Vol. XIII. Moscow, 1980. 142 pages, 37 fine plates, illustrations through the text. A series of collected essays written by professional numismatists on varies subjects of Russian, Islamic, Ancient numismatics. Text in Russian. 177 by 266 mm. Hardbound. Very Fine. Price: $20.00

 

              NUMISMATICS AND FALERISTICS. International coin trend magazine. Kiev, Ukraine. Quarterly periodic magazine since 1997. The only one permanent periodic on numismatics and faleristics in the former Soviet Republics. Very informative and well illustrated. Many essays written as mini-catalogs on Ancient, Medieval and Russian numismatics reflecting current prices of Ukrainian market. In four languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English and German. Subscription is $US 20 per 4 issues and (index 40675). Pictorial color softcovers. Quarto.
Price: $5.00 (per issue). 24 issues were published. Back issues available.

 

 

    Raman A. A Complete Manual for Collectors of old and expensive russian coins. Riga 1904. Reprint Kiev 1994. Text in Russian. 63pp., incl. 15pp. high spots of Russia's numismatic history and 38pp. of decent price guide of post 1700 coins of moderate or higher scarcity. Soft cover. 12mo. Mint. Price: $8.00

 

 

  Potin V. [Ed.] RUSSIAN NUMISMATIC of XI-XX CENTURY. XI-XX Cent. The State Hermitage. Materials and researches. 167 pages, illustrated. Leningrad, 1979. Collection of studies: on Western gold coins circulated on Russian territory, Russian hoards of ingots and coins in the State Hermitage, topography of Russian coin finds from 14th to 20th centuries. Text in Russian. Summary for each article in English. Pictorial hardbound. 172 by 247 mm. Octavo. Near Mint. Price: $25.00

 

  Potin V. [Ed.] THE PAST OF OUR MOTHERLAND IN NUMISMATIC MEMORY. The State Hermitage. Numismatic essays. Leningrad, 1979. 223 pp. Well illustrated. Collection of essays on various subjects by curators of the Numismatic Departement of the State Hermitage: Russian coins from 10th to 11th and from 15th to 16th centuries; Novodels; Western European medals; Rare Georgian coins, etc. Text in Russian with short English summary to each article. Pictorial hardbound. 179 by 248 mm. Octavo. Very Fine to Near Mint. Price: $24.00

 

      Richter V. von. COLLECTION OF WORKS FOR RUSSIAN MILITARY MEDALISTICS AND HISTORY. Paris, 1972. 627 pp. 75 plates and other illustrations. Text in Russian with English translation and expansion of Captions to illustrations and article titles. Small Quarto. Long out of print. Hard cover. Near Mint. Price: $125.00

This a very important work on Imperial Russian Awards, Historical Medals and related subjects.

 

  Shelokov. COINS OF THE USSR. 2nd edition. Moscow, 1989. 238 pp. Fully illustrated in text. Text in Russian. Gives main principles and varieties of Soviet coins. Rare coins marked as such by R1-R5 rarity scale. Hard cover. Near Mint. Price: $9.00

 

Uzdenikov V. RUSSIAN COINS 1700-1917. Moscow, 1992. Bilingual English / Russian edition. 680 pp., fine plates throughout the text. Very accurate rarity scale. Full description of 4880 coins as well as as each type, variety and rarity given. The standard reference source used by every major Auction and dealer. Quarto. Pictorial hardbound. Mint. Price: $25.00

 

  Uzdenikov V. COINS OF RUSSIA XVIII - early XX Century. Numismatic essays. Moscow 1994. 207pp. Text in Russian. Many illustra tions in text. Book consist of 16 important articles on different aspects of Russian numismatic. Soft cover. Octavo. Mint. Price: $16.00

 

  Uzdenikov V. HERALDIC APPEARANCE OF RUSSIAN COINS 1700-1917. Moscow, 1998. 142 pp., 15 fine plates, some charts. Text in Russian / English. Hardbound edition. 142 by 221 mm. 12 mo. Mint. Price: $18.00

 

  Veksler A., Melnikova A. MOSCOW HOARDS. Moscow, 1973. 263 pages, numerous illustrations throughout the text. This is the second book in the series of Moscow hoards written by both authors. Text in Russian. 12.5 by 20 mm. Pictorial card covers. Fine. With some accurate notes in pencil. Price: $12.00

 

    Yanin V. Medieval Russian Pendant Seals 10th-15th Cent. Moscow, 1970. Text in Russian. Last volume with English and French Summary. Set of three volumes. Volume I: Ancient Seals from 10th to 13th Century. 324 pages plus 76 plates. Volume II: Novgorod Seals of 13th-15th Century. 366 pages plus 109 plates. Volume III. written with P. Gaidukov, Moscow, 1998: Seals of X-XV C. being registered in 1970-1996 period. 256 pages plus 238 fine plates. All three volumes hardbound in dust jacket. Complete reference on the subject up today. Very simple to use even for non Russian reader. Volumes I and II are long out of print. 215 by 265 mm. Quarto. RARE. Pictorial dust cover, slightly lose. Very Fine.
Price: $190.00

Must for Russian and Byzantine lead seals collectors and also for Medieval Russian specialists.

This is a Corpus of Russian lead seals.

 

  Yanin V., Gaidukov P. ANCIENT RUSSIAN ACT SEALS OF THE X-XV CENTURIES. Moscow, 1998. Volume III. The Seals registered in 1970-1996. 496 pp., incl. 238 fine plates. Most recent research of 1130 Ancient Lead Seals. Text in Russian. Bibliography about 300 entries. Quarto. Hardbound. Pictorial dust clothes. Mint. Price: $ 45.00

 

Zander R. THE ALASKAN PARCHMENT OF THE RUSSIAN AMERICAN COMPANY. 1816-1867. Russian Numismatic Society Publication. 1996. 48pp. Profusely illustrated in text. Octavo. Soft cover. Mint. Price: $12.00