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

MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 19
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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 'Nummi Judaici', Greek coins of the East (fol. 4) and 'Nummi Græci Imperatorum Romanorum' (fol. 82). At fol. 225 is a letter from Thomas Osborne, the London bookseller, Oct. 17, 1752.


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


226 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Auct. V. 2. inf. 2. 19

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. 28408.

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. 17-18, 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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