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Johannis 'Swintoni Syntagma MSS. Inscriptionum', vol i, written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Swinton

MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 17
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Johannis 'Swintoni Syntagma MSS. Inscriptionum', i.e. lists of inscriptions on coins of the Roman Empire, in four volumes. This volume contains 'Inscriptiones circa capita Imperatorum ...', at fol. 197 are 'Numi Consulares'. (fols. 1-34) belong to the 'Nummi Græci Imperatorum Romanorum' series of vol. iii. The volume also contains some other inscriptions on coins of Roman emperors.


  • Creation: written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Swinton


253 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 17

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28406.

Custodial History

Each volume bears 'M. Sykes'on the side, and was in the sir Mark Sykes sale in 1824.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Heber sale lot no. 1634: the four volumes of this work were bought for £3.

Related Materials

Other volumes of Johannis 'Swintoni Syntagma MSS. Inscriptionum' are MSS. Auct. V. 2. infra 2. 18-20.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/4-12 3/8 × 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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