Classical Numismatic Group

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02-09-2014 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 334

CNG’s Electronic Auction 334 online

Classical Numismatic Group’s Electronic Auction 334 offers 578 lots closing September 3rd from 10 AM ET. The sale opens in the Greek section with a broad array group of fractional coins from across the Mediterranean world.

348: Gordian III. Aureus (20mm, 5.43 g, 12h). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 8th-11th emissions, late AD 240-early 243. RIC IV 101; Calicó 3202a; Biaggi 1359. Near EF, minor hairlines, tiny obverse die break. Lustrous. Estimate: $3,000.

Following that, various Roman Provincial, Republican, and Imperial issues are available …

338: Septimius Severus. PB Uniface Seal (23mm, 19.62 g). Fine, brown patina. Estimate: $150.

… including a rare lead seal of Septimius Severus.

CRUSADERS, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. John of Brienne. BI Denier (15.5mm, 0.55 g, 12h). Damietta mint. Struck 1219-1221. Metcalf, Crusades 204; CCS 43. VF, slightly ragged edge. Estimate: $100.

The Early Medieval & Islamic section features both an attractive group of Crusader billon deniers …

470: ISLAMIC, Arab-Sasanian coinage. Yazdigerd type with bism allah. Drachm (32mm, 3.69 g, 3h). SK (Sistan/Sijistan) mint. Dated frozen YE 20 (AH 30/1 / AD 651/2). SICA 1, 353; Album 1. Good VF. Estimate: $150.

… and a selection of early Islamic coinage from the J. P. Righetti Collection. The sale concludes with a number of antiquities and the usual group lots.

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