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Naville Numismatics Live Auction 65

Naville Numismatics presents its Live Auction 65. The auction will close on Sunday 30th May 2021, 16.00 UK time, at which time the live session will begin. Absentee bidders can bid electronically through Naville Numismatics website from the day the sale is published online up to the start of the live session. The auction features a selection of 748 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts.

Lot 45: Kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachus (323-281). Stater, c. 323-281 BC, uncertain mint. An extremely rare variety. About Extremely Fine. Starting Price: £1,500.

To minimize the disruption caused by Brexit, Naville Numismatics announces the recent opening of NAC new office in Brussels. From now on, they ask all European Clients who prefer to receive their auction purchases directly from within Europe, to inform them, when registering for the sale, that they would like to place their bids through NAC Europe Srl. This company will represent any registered clients by proxy at the auctions, without applying any additional charges other than shipping costs (within Europe), and the Belgian Import VAT from outside EU, which is set at 6%. The sale includes a selection of coins, including bronzes and fractions, from Magna Graecia, Sicily and Greece, some of them from the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection sold in association with Stacks Bowers Galleries.

Lot 76: Ionia, Ephesos. Didrachm, c. 258-202 BC. Nice old cabinet tone, tiny flan crack, Good Very Fine. Starting Price: £180.

This first section of the sale starts with an attractive series of rare and beautiful coins such as Cales, Neapolis, Tarentum, Heraclea, Metapontum, Croton, Petelia, Agrigentum, Camarina, Panormus, Syracuse and Athens, even beyond a series of coins from the BCD duplicates and a selection of specimens depicting Hellenistic portraits of Seleucid. Noteworthy in this section are a beautiful stater of Lysimachus and a rare stater of Ephesus.

Lot 402: Roman Imperatorial. Marcus Antonius. Cistophoric tetradrachm, circa 39. Scarce. Attractive old cabinet tone. Good Very Fine. Starting Price: £500.

The Roman selection boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican bronzes and a striking array of denarii. This includes a good denarius of C. Allius, a well struck of C. Cassius, a scarce denarius of Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, a scarce denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa, a well struck denarius of C. Vibius C.f. Cn. Pansa Caetronianus, a beautiful bronze of Octavian, a rare cistophoric tetradrachm of Marcus Antonius. In this part, there is also an interesting selection of Republican portraits such as I. Caesar, Octavian and Marcus Antonius.

Lot 597: Roman Imperial. Pacatian. Antoninianus, c. 248, Viminacium. Very rare and Very Fine. Starting Price: £ 3,500.

The Imperial selection of the sale features an attractive series of Augustus and an attractive selection of Roman bronzes and denarii such as an as of Tiberius, a denarius of Caligula, a sestertius of Claudius, a denarius of Otho, a sestertius of Hadrian (Ex NAC sale 52, 1091), a sestertius of Antoninus Pius, a beautiful denarius of Pescennius Niger, a rare antoninianus of Vabalathus and a beautiful antoninianus of Maxiamianus Herculius (Ex Tkalec sale 28 February 2013, 190) even beyond an interesting selection of Denari, Antoniniani, Sesterti, Dupondi, Asses and Folles. Very remarkable in this part are an aureus Antoninus Pius, a rare aureus of Commodus and an extremely rare antoninianus of Pacatian (Ex Gemini sale V, 2010, 548). The Roman Provincial part of the sale includes a selection from the Dattari Collection.

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