Classical Numismatic Group

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11-08-2015 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 357

CNG’s Electronic Auction 357 is online

Classical Numismatic Group’s Electronic Auction 357 will be closing on August 12, 2015, at 10 AM ET offering 624 lots.

Lot 59: THESSALY, Hypata. Early-mid 4th century BC. Chalkous. Cf. HGC 4, 57 (same). Near Fine. Extremely rare. From the BCD Collection. Estimate: $75.

This sale features coins from an impressive array of collections. The Greek section is once again highlighted by the BCD Collection of Thessaly and the Peleponnesos, this time offering a particularly rare issue from Hypata.

Lot 227: MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus. AD 217-218. Tetrassarion. H&J, Nicopolis, var. (legends); Varbanov 3448 var. (same). EF. Currently unique variety with this legend combination. From the Elwood Rafn Collection. Estimate: $300.

Impressive Imperial sestertii from the estate of Wayne C. Philips are available in the Roman Imperial section, while further offerings from the Elwood Rafn collection are scattered throughout the sale.

Lot 556: ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Carlo I di Spagna. 1516-1554. 4 Tarì. Messina mint; Giuseppe Marulli, mintmaster. Dated 1555. MIR 287/1; Spahr 165. VF. Ex Archer M. Huntington Collection. Estimate: $150.

In the World section, collectors of Italian coinage will have more coins from the Huntington Collection to bid on.

Lot 596: ELECTROTYPE, CILICIA. Tarsos. Mazaios. Satrap of Cilicia, 361/0-334 BC. “AR Stater”. British Museum electrotype by Robert Ready or his sons. For prototype, cf. Casabonne Series 4, Group B; SNG France 360. Estimate: $150.

Finally, the sale concludes with a group of British Museum electrotypes of primarily rare and important Greek issues.

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