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Roma Numismatics’ E-Sale 59

Roma Numismatics’ E-Sale 59 features 1,298 lots of Celtic, Greek, Judean, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Medieval and World Coins. The auction will end on Thursday, July 11, 2019, from 1:00 PM local UK time, with one lot closing every 10 seconds. An 18.5% buyer’s premium will apply to this sale.

Lot 2: West Noricum. Tetradrachm, Nemet Type, circa 2nd – 1st century BC. Very Fine. Rare. From the Hermann Lanz Collection. Estimate: £300.

This sale is started by a further selection of coinage from the esteemed Hermann Lanz collection. These coins come with an excellent pedigree, not only owned by the famed numismatist but also published by M. Kostial under the auspices of the Staatliche Münzsammlung München.

Lot 469: Kushan Empire, Huvishka Dinar, circa AD 152-190, uncertain mint. Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare. Göbl cites only one specimen, that belonging to the British Museum, and this is seemingly the first to be offered at auction. From the Yacob and Tali Shavleyan Collection. Estimate: £750.

The Greek section showcases a large group of Kushan coins from the collection of Yacob and Tali Shavleyan. The coins depict a variety of Kushan kings and this is a great opportunity to collect some beautiful and extremely rare pieces, some never seen on the market before.

Lot 541: Judaea. First Jewish War Shekel. Jerusalem, dated year 4 = 69/70 CE. Very Fine. An extremely rare die combination, only one example of which was cited by Deutsch (now in the BnF, #306). From the Yacob and Tali Shavleyan Collection. Estimate: £7,500.

These same collectors bring a fantastic group of Judaean rarities which feature examples of shekels from both years 3 and 4 of the first Jewish war. This group is a chance for any Judaean collector to acquire important pieces from the numismatic history of this period.

Lot 602: Marc Antony. Aes 26 of Ace-Ptolemais, Phoenicia. Dated CY 11 = 39/8 BC. Good Very Fine. Very Rare. Estimate: £3,000.

The Roman provincial section features a very rare bronze of Marc Antony from Phoenicia in exceptional condition for the issue, followed by a high grade C. Fonteius denarius with a strong provenance in the Republican section. The Imperial section features a rare and high grade quinarius of Galba and an interesting selection of lead seals.

The sizable Islamic section is bolstered by a further group of coins from the collection of Yacob and Tali Shavleyan; the selection features both rare and high grade examples of Islamic coinage.


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