A catalogue of the genuine and entire collection of Greek and Roman medals and medalions in gold, silver, and brass, of the learned Dr. Kennedy, deceas'd : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Prestage, at his great room the end of Savile-Row, next Conduit-Street, Hanover-Square, on Thursday and Friday, the 8th and 9th of May, 1760.
- [London] : Mr. Prestage, 
- Physical Description:
- 18 pages ; 25 cm
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- "N.B. Amongst this collection there is the Twelve Cesars in gold, in fine preservation, and a collection of 256 medals of the Emperor Carausius, nine of them are fine silver and extreme rare, and also eighty-nine medals of the Emperor Alectus in brass, all of different reverses and types, and many of them extreme rare."
Signatures: [A]⁴ B⁴ C1.
English short title catalogue, T30306
Date of sale: May 8-9, 1760.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 3 of 53 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution, 1819.
- Subject Terms:
- Art -- Private collections -- Great BritArt auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Dr. KennedyEngland.Kennedy, John, -1760Kennedy, John, -1760 -- Numismatic collections -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Medals, Greek -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Medals, Greek.Medals, Roman -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Medals, Roman.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Numismatics -- Private collections -- England -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Numismatics -- Private collections.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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Prestage, John, -1767, A catalogue of the genuine and entire collection of Greek and Roman medals and medalions in gold, silver, and brass, of the learned Dr. Kennedy, deceas'd , 
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