Classical Numismatic Group

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Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 454

CNG’s Electronic Auction 454 features 619 lots and closes on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. beginning at 10 AM ET.

Lot 35: Sicily. Alontion. Hemilitron(?), circa 210-180 BC. Near VF. Extremely rare, only one example published, noted as “Unique” in Campana. From the Alpine Collection. Lot includes an old French collection ticket. Estimate: $75.

This auction features further offerings from the Alpine Collection, focusing on Sicilian bronze issues …

Lot 328: Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus, circa 19 BC, uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?). Some minor surface and edge marks, possibly ex jewelry. Near VF. Rare. From the Alpine Collection. Estimate: $4,000.

… and Roman gold aurei.

Lot 441: Theodosius II, AD 402-450. Solidus, AD 443-450, Constantinople mint. VF. Estimate: $300.

A number of late Roman and Byzantine gold solidi are also available.

Lot 578: Ireland, The Great Rebellion. Issues of the “Cities of Refuge”, 1642-1649. Square Æ Farthing, Youghal issue, undated issue (but probably struck 1646/7). VF. Estimate: $75.

The sale is rounded out by a handful of crude but rare and historically interested Irish copper issues from the Cities of Refuge during the Great Rebellion.


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