Classical Numismatic Group

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12-01-2016 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 366

CNG’s Electronic Auction 366 online

Classical Numismatic Group’s Electronic Auction 366 will be closing on January 13, 2016, at 9 AM ET offering 1114 lots.

Lot 7: ANCIENT COINS USED IN INDIA & INDIAN IMITATIONS. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus. Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck 2 BC-AD 12. Turner, pl. IV, 114. Fine, test cut on obverse. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams. Estimate $500.

Several important collections are represented in this sale. The auction opens with the final offering of coins from the Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection, focusing in particular on issues of the Indian subcontinent. 

Lot 375: LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 290-280 BC. Nomos. HN Italy 1625. EF, toned, somewhat irregular flan, a little die wear. From the Camerata Romeu Collection. Estimate $500.

In the Greek selection, coins are available from the Camerata Romeu Collection, the Leonidion Collection, the Robert A. Weimer Collection, the BCD Collection, and the Elwood Rafn Collection, as well as from an impressive group of Boeotian coinage.

Lot 635: THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Nero. AD 54-68. Tetrassarion. Laouchos, strategos. Struck AD 66/7-67/8. RPC I 1442. Near VF, green patina, some spots of red, edge chip. From the BCD Collection. Estimate $100.

The BCD collection also presents a number of exquisite Thessalian issues in the Roman Provincial section.

Lot 783: Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Sestertius. Rome mint. C. Gallius Lupercus, moneyer. Struck 16 BC. RIC I 377. VF, dark brown and green patina, light porosity. From the V. Robert Chiodo Collection. Estimate $500.

Major collections are also represented in the Roman Imperial section, with coins available from the V. Robert Chiodo Collection, the J. Eric Engstrom Collection, the Texas Wine Doctor Collection, and the Elwood Rafn Collection. An array of late Roman gold and silver round out the section, while silver talers from the Engstrom Collection are available in the World.

Lots from this auction will be available for viewing at the New York International Numismatic Conference. 

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