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Naville Numismatics’ Live Auction 69

Naville Numismatics presents its Live Auction 69. The auction will close on Sunday 14th November 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 626 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts.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 30: Kingdom of Macedon. Alexander III, 336-323. Lampsacus Stater, 328-323. Very fine. Ex NAC sale 100, 2017, 1079. Starting Price: £750.

This first section of the sale starts with a rare triens of Populonia, an attractive series of beautiful coins of Tarentum, Metapontum, Velia, Caulonia, Syracuse and Athens, even beyond a series of coins from the BCD duplicates, a selection of Hellenistic coins and a series of coins of Judea and Nabathea.

Noteworthy in this section are a rare and well preserved stater of Syracuse, a well struck stater of Alexander III (Ex Nac sale 100, 2017, 1079).

Lot 266: Roman Republic. L. Furius Purpurio. Denarius, circa 179-170.Very rare, attractive old cabinet tone. Very Fine. From an European collection. Privately purchased in 1972. Starting Price: £150.

The Roman selection boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican bronzes and a striking array of denarii. This includes a well struck denarius of L. Furius Purpurio, a beautiful denarius of P. Crepusius, a well struck denarius of Q. Antonius Balbus, a rare denarius of L. Axsius L.f. Naso, a well preserved denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa, a really beautiful denarius of M. Iunius Brutus and a rare denarius of Sextus Pompeius (Ex Ratto fixed price list 3, 1970, 215).

Lot 366. Roman Empire. Nero, 54-68. Aureus, Rome, circa 64-65. Very fine. Starting Price: £1,200.

The Imperial selection of the sale features an attractive series of Augustus and also an attractive selection of Roman bronzes and silver coins such as a sestertius of Tiberius, a sestertius of Claudius, a sestertius of Vespasian, a beautiful hemidrachm of Trajan (ex Nomos sale 8, 2013, 221), a rare sestertius of Trajan from the Trau collection, a rare sestertius of Hadrian with the Hispania on reverse, a solidus of Julian II and a solidus of Honorius, even beyond an interesting selection of Solidi, Denari, Antoniniani, Sesterti, Dupondi, Asses and Folles.

Very remarkable in this part are an aureus of Nero with Jupiter on reverse and an exceedingly rare and beautiful aureus of Domitian with the quadriga on reverse and the title of Germanicus.

Lot 605. Grenoble. Francesco I, 1515-1547. Scudo del sole del Delfinato, 1515-1547. Traces of mounting, otherwise Very fine. Ex NAC sale 68, 2012, 512. Starting Price: £200.

The Medieval and Modern section includes a selection of interesting coins such as a Scudo del sole of Francesco I (Ex NAC sale 68, 2012, 512), and a rare solidus of the Lombards.

The Roman Provincial part of the sale includes a selection from the Dattari Collection.

All lots of the sale can be viewed online.

Naville Numismatics Ltd’s partnership with NAC guarantees highly professional numismatic service and certifies an unlimited warranty of authenticity for the lots it sells. If you have not already done so, please register as a member on Naville Numismatics website. During the Live session you can see current lots and bid in real time, making it an easy and fast way to participate in the auction.

To minimize the disruption caused by Brexit, Naville Numismatics is pleased to announce the recent opening of NAC new office in Brussels. From now on, the auction house kindly asks 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 their 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%.

Should you have any questions, please call Naville Numismatics at +442033028770 or send an email.