05-04-2014 – 01-01-1970
Live Auction 6
Rare ancient coins at reasonable prices
Live Auction 6 of Naville Numismatics Ltd. will take place on the internet and will start closing on Sunday 06th April 2014, at 18.00 GMT (UK time), when the Live session will begin.
Absentee bids before the start of the Live session can be left now and up until Sunday 06th April 2014, at 18.00 GMT (UK time), exclusively through our website.
The auction features a selection of 231 lots of Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins, selected with the contribution of NAC’s experts.
2: Greeks. Campania, Neapolis. Triobol, circa 300-275. SNG Cop. 471. Good very fine. Starting bid: £250.
The sale begins with a series of coins from Magna Graecia and Sicily featuring rare bronzes and fractions including a triobol of Neapolis, a bronze of Laus ex NAC Sale 13, 1998, 125 from the A.D.M. Collection, a Hexas of Centuripae and an Entella Hemilitra.
4: Greeks. Calabria, Croton. Nomos, circa 480-430. SNG ANS 246 (these dies). About extremely fine. Starting bid: £1,000.
The highlight of this part of the sale is an interesting Croton Nomos ex NAC sale 59, 2011, 1562.
27: Greeks. Macedonia, Acanthus. Tetradrachm, circa 424-380. Extremely fine. Starting bid: £1,000.
For continental Greece it is worth noting a small selection of tetradrachms of Athens, as well as a tetradrachm of Acanthus and a choice of tetradrachms from the Seleucid Kingdom.
108: Roman Republic. Octavianus with Pinarius Scarpus. Denarius, circa Cyrenaica, circa 31 BC. Syd. 1281. Bold Fine. Starting bid: £1,000.
The Roman part of the sale boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican denarii, including a L. Pinarius Scarpus denarius ex Gemini Sale VII, 2011, 728, an attractive denarius of Sextus Pompeius and a group of Roman Republican bronzes from the Italo Vecchi Sale 3, 1996.
114: Imperial Rome. Octavian as Augustus. Aureus, circa 2 BC-4 AD, Lugdunum. RIC 206. About extremely fine. Starting bid: £3,000.
The Imperial part of the auction includes an aureus of Augustus in excellent condition, a sestertius of Galba ex NAC sale 72, May 2013, 1532 with a delightful portrait, and a rare and well preserved denarius of Pescennius Niger.
The above selection is in line with Naville Numismatic’s goal of providing quality coins at a reasonable price, operating exclusively through electronic channels.
Naville Numismatics Ltd’s partnership with NAC guarantees highly professional numismatic service and certifies an unlimited warranty of authenticity for the lots it sells.
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