Antonio Francesco Gori - Jacques-Philippe d’Orville - 1743-4-9

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Antonio Francesco Gori - Jacques-Philippe d’Orville - 1743-4-9
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  5889
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 499, f° 97-98
AuthorAuthor of the document. Antonio Francesco Gori
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . April 9, 1743
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Florence 43° 46' 11.53" N, 11° 15' 20.09" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Siwart Haverkamp, Ezechiel Spanheim, Ottavio Falconieri, Frederic count of Thoms
LiteratureReference to literature. Spanheim 16711, Haverkamp 17422, Gori3
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Book , Correspondence
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
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-Lettre du 9 avril 1743 (de Florence): He refers to works received, e.g., Queen Christina’s nummophylacium; and to payment for the forthcoming vol. 6 of the Museum Florentinum. He congratulates d’O. especially on his Delian dissertations. He leaves it to d’O’s. discretion whether to have my observations printed. I have a very difficult task in expounding the Medici coins. If you think my work worthy of publication and not inferior to Havercamp’s work, please allow me to inscribe it to you following Spanheim’s example of dedicating his «de usu et praestantia numismatum» to Falconerius. I am delighted with your package of books which contains the authors I most coveted. ...That Count Thoms suffocates me with letters. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 499, f° 97-98).


  1. ^  Spanheim, Ezechiel (1671). Dissertationes de praestantia et usu numismatum antiquorum, editio secunda, priori longe auctior et variorum numismatum iconibus illustrata. 2 vol. Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elsevirium.
  2. ^  Havercamp, S. (1742), Médailles de grand et moyen bronze du cabinet de la reine Christine, frappées, tant par ordre du Sénat, que par les colonies romaines, et par les villes grecques, gravées aussi délicatement, qu’exactement d’après les originaux, par le célèbre Pietro Santes Bartolo, La Haye, chez Pierre de Hondt.
  3. ^ Gori