Charles de Langhe - Fulvio Orsini - 1573-4-13

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Charles de Langhe - Fulvio Orsini - 1573-4-13
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  452
InstitutionName of Institution. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
InventoryInventory number. Ms. 4104, f° 116-117
AuthorAuthor of the document. Charles de Langhe
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Fulvio Orsini
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . April 13, 1573 JL
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Liège 50° 38' 42.50" N, 5° 34' 24.31" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Nolhac 1887, p. 57, note 4 et Appendice IV, n° III, p. 438-440 [transcription du f° 56]1, Callataÿ 2013a, p. 128, note 182, Callataÿ 2017, p. 83, n° 373, Callataÿ 2020, p. 491, note 32.4
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  price, roman, market
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

13 April 1573 (from Liege): sur les monnaies romaines “Germani nos perdunt qui promiscue omnia immenso pretio mercantur: numero enim inter se contendunt, non ab elegantia, artificio, raritate, historia examinant” (Rome, Biblioteca apostolica Vaticana, Ms. 4104, f° 116-117; see Nolhac 1887, p. 57, note 4).

RemarksRemarks regarding the annotation. (fr)

Two other letters are noted on f° 43 and 60. (fr)


  1. ^  Nolhac, P. de (1887), La bibliothèque de Fulvio Orsini. Contribution à l'histoire des collections d'Italie et à l'étude de la Renaissance, Paris.
  2. ^  Callataÿ, Fr. de (2013a), “The numismatic interests of Laevinus Torrentius (1525-1595), one of the foremost humanists of his time”, in U. Peter and B. Weisser (eds.), Translatio nummorum. Römische Kaiser in der Renaissance. Akten des internationalen Symposiums, Berlin 16.-18. November 2011, Wiesbaden, pp. 125-140.
  3. ^  Callataÿ, Fr. de (2017), “Glory and misery of Belgian numismatics from the 16th to the 18th c. as seen through three milestones (Goltz 1563, Serrure 1847 and the Dekesels) and private correspondences”, in J. Moens (ed.), 175 years of Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium. Proceedings of the Colloquium ‘Belgian numismatics in perspective (Brussels, 21 May 2016’), Brussels, pp. 37-129.
  4. ^  Callataÿ, François de (2020), “Lambert Lombard (1505-1566), for whom the word “numismatics” may have been invented, and Roman coins”, in C. Lauwers and F. Stroobants (eds.), Deditur dignissimo. Studies in Honour of honour of Johan van Heesch, Brussels, Cercle d’études numismatiques European center for numismatic studies, p. 487-512.