Classical Numismatic Group

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27-09-2016 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 383

Ancient and World Coins at CNG

Electronic Auction 383, featuring 829 lots closes on Wednesday, 28 September, beginning at 10 AM ET. The sale opens with a number of notable collections of Greek coins, …

Lot 209: PAMPHYLIA, Side. Circa 210 BC. AR Tetradrachm. In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Good VF, toned. Extremely rare. From the collection of Will Gordon. Estimate: 200 USD.

…including pieces from the David Wray Collection, Alexander-type coinage from the Will Gordon Collection, …

Lot 297: SASANIAN KINGS. Sabuhr (Shahpur) I. AD 240-272. AR Drachm. Mint I (“Ctesiphon”). Phase 1b, circa AD 244-252/3. Good VF, toned. Estimate: 150 USD.

…and further Thessalian issues from BCD. The Central Asian section is also highlighted in this auction, featuring a number of Sasanian drachms from the Grzesiak Collection.

Lot 465: L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi. 90 BC. Æ As. Rome mint. Good VF, green patina, some deposits. From the RBW Collection. Estimate: 200 USD.

Additional coins from the RBW Collection headline the Roman Republican section, while further pieces from the Cederlind estate are spread throughout the sale.

PLANTAGENET. Edward I. 1272-1307. AR Penny. New coinage, class 7a. London (Tower) mint. Struck circa 1292-1296. Good VF, toned. From the William B. Porter Collection. Rare. Estimate: 150 USD.

This auction concludes with an impressive array of World and British coins, particularly French and Scottish issues from the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection, and Edwardian silver pennies from the Porter Collection. 

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