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Council authorisingthiscoin. age is given both by Cardonnel Lindsay.
This coinage was
at first very base but afterwards raised.
(Act of Parlia ment, vol. iv. p. 257 and Act of Privy Council dated Dec., 1601. The
Mint Registers of this coinage
are still preserved;
tinued till Au
TABLE OF THE BILLON AND COPPER COINS OF JAMES VI.
17, fig. 53, 54.
R. W. COCHRAN PATRICK.
NOTICES OF RECENT NUMISMATIC PUBLICATIONS.
The Zeitschrift für Numismatik, Vol. I., part 1, contains the following articles:
1. E. Curtius.
"On Greek Colonial coins."
2. A. von Sallet.
3. A. von Rauch.
"On the coins of the Tauric Cher
“On the metal value of Greek coins."
4. J. Brandis. "Symbols upon Greek coins, the Arms of private families."
5. H. Dannenberg.
"On the coins of the Emperors of the
House of Hohenstaufen and their opponents, struck at Aix and Cologne."
In Vol. I., part 2, are the following articles :
1. F. Imhoof-Blumer. "Contributions to the Numismatics
and Geography of Greece and Asia Minor."
2. A. von Sallet. "Coins of Thrace and Macedon."
8. R. Weil. "Remarks on the Greek Federal CoinagesThessaly, Histiæa-Oreos."
4. P. Lambros. "Inedited Medieval coins of Athens and Naxos." "Inedited coins of the Grand Master Fulco de Villaret."
In the Necrology is a short notice of the life of Dr. Brandis.
In Vol. I., part 3, are the following articles :
1. A. von Sallet. "Review of the first volume of the Catalogue of Greek coins in the British Museum."
2. R. Weil. "On a silver coin of Tiryns."
8. Eugen Merzbacher. "On the coins of the Revolts of the Jews under Nero and Hadrian."
8. A. von Sallet. "On 'speaking' coins with the Legends, Φαεναρ εμι σημα, Σεγεστα Ζιβ εμι, Ταραντίνων ημι, &c.”
In the Rerue de la Numismatique Belge, 5me Série, Tome V., 4me livraison, are the following articles :
1. P. Mailliet. “Catalogue of obsidional coins and Pièces de Nécessité." Second Supplement.
2. A. le Catte. “ Seal of the Church of Dinant."
3. W. J. de Voogt. “ On a Find of coins of the end of the Fourteenth Century.'
4. F. Rabut. "On some Jetons of Savoy."
1. A. Brichaut. “ Numismatic History of Brielle. 15721872." Second article.
2. J. Dirks. “ Two hundred and thirty Méreaux of the Trades Corporations of the Low Countries."
8. M. de Schodt. “Charity Tokens, Ecclesiastical and Religious, of the City of Bruges.” Second article.
4. Le Viscomte de Jonghe. "On some rare and inedited coins of Brabant, &c."
In Tome VI., 2me livraison, are the following articles :
1. J. Chautard. “ Seals of the ancient Medical Institutions of Lorraine."
2. Hooft van Iddekinge. “On the as yet undiscovered gold Noble of Gisbert de Brederode, Bishop of Utrecht.”
3. J. Dirks. “ Supplement to the Méreaux of the Trades Corporations of the Low Countries."
4. M. Kluyskens. “ On the medals of Linnæus."
6. M. Schuermans. “ On a Find of Alexandrian coins in Belgium."
6. Le Comte Maurin Nahuys. « On & bone Seal of the Twelfth or Thirteenth Century." Roman Imperial Photographs. Arranged by J. E. Lee, Esq.,
F.S.A., F.G.S. London, 1874. This volume consists of a selection of forty photographs, enlarged from Roman coins ranging from the time of Julius Cæsar to that of Constantine the Great. The photographs are apparently taken from the coins themselves, and not from casts. They are necessarily coarse, owing to the immense enlargement to which the coins have been subjected.
In many cases also the best procurable specimens do not seem to have been photographed. Had Mr. Lee put himself in communication with the Department of Coins in the British Museum, we imagine that he might have obtained casts of specimens in the highest state of preservation, photographs from which would have been of far greater interest and iconographical value, as