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Naville Numismatics Live Auction 73

Naville Numismatics presents its Live Auction 73. The auction will close on Sunday, 8th May 2022, 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 708 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts.

Lot 145: Greek. Troas, Ilium. Tetradrachm, c. 188-133 BC. Very rare. Dark patina, minor marks. Very fine. Starting Price: £ 500.

The sale includes a selection of coins from two important collections: the first one from the collection of a Mentor and the second from the M.N. collection.

This first section of the sale starts with a rare didrachm of Hyrium, a rare didrachm of Nola, an interesting series of Tarentum and Metapontum, a rare bronze of Tauromenium, an extremely rare bronze of Lipara, an attractive series of Syracuse, Abydos and Ilium, a very rare stater of Itanos, even beyond a selection of Hellenistic coins and a series of coins of Macedonia, Athens, Seleucid kings, Phoenicia, Judaea and Egypt. Noteworthy in this section are a beautiful stater of Soloi and a beautiful 80 drachmae of Cleopatra VII.

Lot 388: Roman Republic. M. Iunius Brutus. Denarius, c. 54 BC. Lovely old cabinet tone, struck on sound metal, About Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine. Starting Price: £ 400.

The Roman selection boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican bronzes and a striking array of denarii. This includes a well preserved denarius of Q. Marcius Libo, an interesting denarius of P. Crepusius, a well preserved denarius of L. Marcius Censorinus, a scarce denarius of M. Iunius Brutus (from an European collection and privately purchased from Ratto in 1972), a well preserved denarius of M. Iunius Brutus, a rare denarius of M. Antonius, C. Octavianus and M. Barbatius and a rare bronze of Octavianus.

Lot 479: Roman Imperial. Hadrian (117-138). Aureus, c. 124-125, Rome mint. From the Jameson collection. Bold portrait of lovely style, Good Very Fine. Starting Price: £ 3.000.

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 an aureus of Augustus with Caius and Lucius on reverse, a rare denarius of Germanicus, a beautiful dupondius of Nero with the Macellum on reverse, a rare sestertius of Trajan, a very rare sestertius of Hadrian, an attractive sestertius of Septimius Severus, an interesting electrotype of a AV medallion of Constantius Caesar and a very rare siliqua of Constans, even beyond an interesting selection of Solidi, Denari, Antoniniani, Sesterti, Dupondi, Asses and Folles. Very remarkable in this part are an extremely rare aureus of Hadrian from the Jameson collection, a beautiful solidus of Valentinian I, a very rare AE1 of Valentinian I and a very rare solidus of Julius Nepos.

Lot 306: Egypt, Alexandria. Hadrian (117-138). Drachm, 133-134 (year 18). Extremely rare, only two specimens known. Very Fine/Good Very Fine. From the Dattari collection. Starting Price: £ 500.

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

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 their 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.


All lots of Live Auction 73 can be viewed in the online catalog.

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