Classical Numismatic Group

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Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 453

CNG’s Electronic Auction 453 features 900 lots and closes on Wednesday, 2 October 2019. beginning at 10 AM ET.

Lot 218: Cyrrhestica, Beroea. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm, circa AD 215-217. EF. Extremely rare, three noted by Prieur, and six, including this coin, in CoinArchives. From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Frankfurter Münzhandlung E. Button 114 (4 December 1967), lot 640. Estimate: $300.

This sale presents the final offering of individual coins from the Michel Prieur Collection with Roman Provincial silver issues with a strong focus on Antioch.

Lot 620: Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus, AD 285, Rome. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of only 5 examples inventoried by Depeyrot, including the sole example on CoinArchives. From the Alpine Collection. Ex Geheimrat von Kaufmann Collection (L. Hamburger, 27 May 1929), lot 1552. Estimate: $3,000.

A handful of Roman gold aurei are also available, representing the first offerings from the Alpine Collection, which will continue to be offered in upcoming esales, as well as the Triton auction in January.

Lot 753: Stuart. Anne, 1702-1714. Pattern CU Farthing, 1714, Tower (London) mint. Good Fine. Rare. From the Brondesbury Park Collection, purchased from Seaby, 29 July 1968. Estimate: $400.

The sale is rounded out with a selection of 18th-20th century British copper and bronze coins from the Brondesbury Park Collection.


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