Classical Numismatic Group

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19-08-2014 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 333

CNG’s Electronic Auction 333 online

Classical Numismatic Group’s Electronic Auction 333 offers 498 lots closing August 20th from 10 AM ET.

119: JUDAEA, Herodians. Herod I (the Great). Eight Prutot (23mm, 7.36 g, 12h). Mint in Samaria (Sebaste?). Dated RY 3 (38/7 BCE). Meshorer 44; Hendin 1169; HGC 10, 651; DCA 804. VF, earthen green patina. Estimate $200.

The auction opens with a selection of Greek coins, including a varied group of issues from Judaea, Samaria, and Philistia …

12: CARTHAGE, Second Punic War. Circa 220-215 BC. Trishekel (30mm, 19.06 g, 12h). MAA 84b; Müller, Afrique 154; SNG Copenhagen 341-3. VF, grayish-brown patina. Estimate $200.

… as well as a small assortment of scarce North African bronzes.

304: Severus Alexander. Sestertius (28mm, 22.59 g, 12h). Rome mint. 11th emission, AD 230. RIC IV 563; BMCRE 612-4; Banti 28. VF, brown patina. Good VF. Estimate $150.

The Roman section offers a run of attractive sestertii of the third century.

462: ITALY, Napoli (Regno). Filippo II di Spagna. Mezzo Ducato (33mm, 14.54 g, 1h). Napoli (Naples) mint; Giovan Battista Ravaschieri, mintmaster. Struck 1554-1556. Pannuti-Riccio 3; MIR 159. VF, light roughness. Scarce. Estimate $500.

Finally, a number of Neapolitan mezzi ducati are available in the world section. As always, the sale concludes with an offering of large lots.

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