Classical Numismatic Group

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06-05-2014 – 01-01-1970

Electronic Auction 326

From Magna Graecia to the Crusades

CNG’s Electronic Auction 326 offers 761 lots and closes on May 7, 2014. The sale opens with a selection of Greek coinage, …

16: SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. Bronze, 317-289 BC. CNS 139. Good VF. Estimate: $100.

… featuring a number of impressive cast and struck bronzes from Magna Graecia and Sicily.

11: LUCANIA, Thourioi. Nomos, circa 400-350 BC. HN Italy 1800. VF. Estimate: $100.

The Roman Republican section also offers a handful of early cast bronzes, as well as further pieces from the Demetrios Armounta collection.

451: Vitellius. Denarius, struck circa late April-20 December AD 69, Rome mint. RIC I 107. VF. Estimate: $300.

These are followed by additional Roman Imperial issues from the Demetrios Armounta collection, presented alongside a small group of 4th century centenionales.

650: CRUSADERS, Edessa. Baldwin II. Second reign, 1108-1118. Follis, heavy issue. Metcalf, Crusades 108. Fine, brown patina. Overstruck, possibly multiple times. Estimate: $200.

The sale concludes with a series of Crusader bronzes and Islamic gold issues.

You can browse through the complete auction catalogue online.