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Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 457 on a New Bidding Platform

CNG’s Electronic Auction 457 features 621 lots and closes on Wednesday, 4 December beginning at 10 AM ET.

Lot 271: Hadrian. Denarius, circa 119-125, Rome. Good VF. From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Estimate: $150.

This sale again features coins from the Jack A. Frazer Collection, with this offering particularly strong in Roman Imperial issues …

Lot 549: Italy, Venice. Francesco Dandolo. Dukat, 1328-1339. In NGC encapsulation 1724447-066, graded AU 55. From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Estimate $300.

…with Venetian and other areas represented as well.

Lot 148: Baktria, Local issues. Sophytes. Didrachm, Attic standard, circa 246/5-235 BC, uncertain mint in the Oxus Regios. Corrosion on reverse. Good VF. From the Nomisma Collection. Estimate: $400.

Also available are selections from the Nomisma Collection, focusing on Oriental Greek and Central Asian coinage. Additional offerings from this group will also appear in upcoming esales.

Lot 445: Carausius, Romano-British Emperor. Antoninianus, 286-293, ‘RSR’ mint. Green patina, some roughness. Near VF, Extremely rare. The third known example with this reverse type. From the Northwest Collection. Estimate: $500.

Finally, this sale presents the Northwest Collection, a small group of mostly Romano-British and related issues, including a run of academically interesting issues of Carausius and the early Tetrarchic London mint.


Please Note: This auction will be the first to close on CNG’s new bidding platform. All users will have to register for the new site and each auction individually.

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