The Medallic History of Imperial Rome;: From the First Triumvirate, Under Pompey, Crassus, and Cæsar, to the Removal of the Imperial Seat, by Constantine the Great. With the Several Medals and Coins, Accurately Copied and Curiously Engraven. To which is Prefixed, an Introduction, Containing a General History of Roman Medals. In Two Volumes, Svazek 1

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J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall., 1781 - Počet stran: 507
 

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