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Spanheim, Ezechiel, 1629-1710 (diplomat, scholar and antiquarian)



Ezechiel Spanheim (1629-1710), Calvinist diplomat and antiquarian, was one of the founders of numismatics. Roger Gale is probably the antiquarian who became the first vice-president of the Society of Antiquaries. He lived from 1672 to 1744.

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Ezechiel Spanheim: Numismata Imperatoria

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5976
Scope and Contents

52 folios: (p. vii) E. Spanheim, 'Numismata imperatoria secundum varios Raritatis Gradus', in Latin; (p. 32) Roger Gale, 'Essay towards the Recovery of the Courses of the four great Roman Ways', in English. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, Bart.

Dates: 1710 (Circa)
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