Classical Numismatic Group

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26-01-2016 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 367

CNG’s Electronic Auction 367 online

Classical Numismatic Group’s Electronic Auction 367 will be closing on January 27, 2016, at 10 AM ET offering 712 lots.

Lot 10: LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 225-200(?) BC. Johnston 79; HN Italy 1715. Near EF. From the Edgar L. Owen Collection. Estimate $150.

This sale features the Edgar L. Owen Collection of bronzes of Magna Graecia and Sicily, with several rare Sicilian cities represented, as well as a number of coins from the important Thomas Virzi Collection. 

Lot 24: BRUTTIUM, Medma. 4th century BC. Virzi 357 (this coin). VF. Rare. From the Edgar L. Owen Collection. Ex Thomas Virzi Collection, 357. Estimate $300.

Virzi was an assistant to the renowned Dr. Jacob Hirsch and sold a portion of his collection of Greek bronzes with that firm in 1907.

Lot: 74: SICILY, Messana. 338-318 BC. Caltabiano 709.14 (D1/R1) = Virzi 1147 (this coin). VF. From the Edgar L. Owen Collection. Ex Thomas Virzi Collection, 1147. Estimate $200.

Additional coins were sold privately after his death, as well as in Leu 6 (8 May 1973) and Malloy XVII (1 December 1980). The only complete record of the collection is a series of plates illustrating 2238 pieces. 

Lot 520: Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Denarius. British Victory type. Rome mint. Struck circa AD 210-211. RIC IV 333; RSC 728. Near EF. Estimate $100.

Meanwhile, a run of British Victory issues are available in the Roman section. A selection of group lots rounds out the sale.

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