To use the Search Bar effectively, you
must understand how it works,
and how articles for sale are catalogued.
The search engine
only searches the database of articles for sale. It does
not search for any other text on the
pages of this site, or for page titles or descriptions. Searching for "Hadrian"
will list coins of Hadrian, "Hadrian denarius"
will list denarii of Hadrian, and "Hadrian R1084" or "R1084"
will list a particular coin of Hadrian, if
it is available. "Annona" will
list coins with Annona as a reverse type, "Athens" will list
coins of Athens, and "David Sear" will list
used books authored by David Sear.
Recommended book listings cannot be searched
because they are not items for sale.
uses a primary reference to organize coins
in a logical sequence, and a secondary reference to
more exactly identify the coin. These are tabulated below. If
the primary reference number includes an asterisk, it does not describe the exact
coin, but the closest match. You can search by primary reference, secondary reference, or both.
Our database limits reference numbers to 4 digits, so in cataloguing the Roman
series the 4th edition of Sear is used. All other references are to the