06-02-2016 – 01-01-1970
Live Auction 20
Naville Numismatics’ Live Auction 20
Naville Numismatics (NN) presents its Live Auction 20. The auction will close on Sunday 7 February 2016, 16.00 UK time, at which time the live session will begin.
The auction features a selection of 698 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Medieval coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts.
The sale begins with a series of coins from Magna Graecia and Sicily, which includes an interesting Leontini tetradrachm (ex ACR sale 7, 2013, 143).
Lot 81: Cilicia, Datames 378-372. Tarsus Stater circa 378-372, SNG Levante 87. Sunrise Collection 52. Rare. Toned and About Extremely Fine. Starting Bid: £1,000.
Of the selection from continental Greece it is worth noting a tetradrachm of Teos, a tetradrachm of Acanthus, as well as an array of attractive Athenian tetradrachms. This part of the sale also includes a stater of Tarsus issued under Dames (ex NAC sale 78, 2014, 1525) and nice specimens of Lysimachus and Myrina, as well as a small series of hecte from Phocaea and Mytilene.
Lot 361: Judaea, Caesarea Marittima Agrippa I, 37-43 Bronze 42-43 (year 7), Meshorer 122. Hendin 1246. RPC 4985. Rare. Dark brown tone. Very Fine. Starting Bid: £400.
The Roman Provincial section includes a variety of bronzes from Spain, Gaul, Macedonia, Thrace, and Corinth featuring specimens from Lanz’s 2001 sale n. 105 of coins from the BCD collection. An exceptional highlight is a Bronze of Agrippa I struck in Caesarea Maritime.
Lot 395: As circa 225-217. Haeberlin pl. 14, 3. Aes Grave 2. Sydenham 72. Thurlow-Vecchi 51a. Crawford 35/1. Historia Numorum Italy 337. Lovely brown-green patina, minor metal flaw on obverse, otherwise Good Very Fine. Starting Bid: £1,500.
The Roman part of the sale boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican victoriati and denarii and a selection of bronzes from the I. Vecchi 1996 sale n 3. An As previously sold in NAC’s sale 64, 2012, 902 from the JD collection particularly stands out as a coin of note.
Lot 572: Septimius Severus, 193-211 Medallion 196, Gnecchi p. 74, 12 and pl. 93, 5. C 132 var (350 Fr). Toynbee p. 161, note 58 and pl. 40, 3 var. Very rare. Dark brown patina. About Very Fine. Starting Bid: £500.
The Imperial selection of the sale includes a very interesting series of Augustus; including a Tessera (ex NAC sale 64, 2012, 1092), an attractive aureus of Tiberius (ex NAC sale 64, 2012, 2427), and a very rare medallion of Septimius Severus (ex Astarte sale 1, 1998, 271).
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