ca. 225 - 200 B.C. Stater ø 19mm (8.25g). ca. 225 B.C.
RR, Bordeaux records only 11 specimens for the
eries A staters! Gold. Rs. light double strike, mint.
ca. 185 - 178 B.C. Tetradrachm ø 32mm (16.19g).
RR, Glenn lists only 10 examples for this type!
Very nice to excellent.
ca. 120 - 100 B.C. Tetradrachm in Attic weight standard
ø 33mm (16.47g). RR, the third known specimen!
Beautiful toning, Rs. traces of corrosion, very fine to excellent.
ca. 110 - 95 B.C. Tetradrachm in Indian weight standard
ø 29mm (9.76g). RR. Excellent to mint.
ca. 409 - 406 B.C. RR! With signature of die cutter Straton.
Light toning, fine cleaning scratches, excellent.
312 - 281 BC Tetradrachm ø 25mm (17.14g).
Circa 305/4 - 295 B.C.
Excellent to mint.
69 - 81 A.D. Aureus ø 19mm (7.28g). 77 - 78 AD R!
Electors and Albertines. Johann Georg II, 1656 - 1680.
5 ducats 1657, Dresden. Of the utmost rarity. Gold.
Gorgeous gold toning, minimal minting weakness, excellent.
3 ducats 1610 CT, Reichenstein. Mint administrator
Christoph Tuchmann. RR. Splendid specimen. Gold. Fine
gold toning, tiny scratches, near mint.
Naville Numismatics Live Auction 83
Live Auction 83
30 July 2023
Naville Numismatics presents its Live Auction 83. The sale will close on Sunday 30th July 2023, 16.00 UK time, at which time the live session will begin. The auction features a selection of 726 lots of Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, all chosen with contribution from NAC’s experts. The sale includes a selection of coins from the collection of a Mentor.
The first section of the sale starts with a very rare shekel from the Carthaginians in Hispania, a selection of coins from Etruria, a very rare semuncia from a heavy series of Venusia, a well preserved nomos of Tarentum, a nice nomos of Caulonia, a well preserved nomos of Croton (Ex Ponterio sale 125, 2003, 1959), a well preserved tetradrachm of Agrigentum, an interesting tetradrachm of Syracuse, an extremely rare medallion of the Koinon of Macedon, a nice tetradrachm of Attalos I (Ex Glendining sale 18 April 1955, property of Nobleman, 470. From the collection of a Mentor), two rare tetradrachms of Abydos from the collection of a Mentor (Ex Spink Numismatic Circular 80, 1972, 8134 and Ex Hesperia 23, 52 and Glendining 10 March 1965, 258 sales), a rare double siglos of Sidon and well preserved 80 drachmae of Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera. Moreover in this part, a selection of Hellenistic coins and a series of coins of Tarentum, Metapontum, Croton, Syracuse, Athens, Corinth, Seleucid kings, Phoenicia, Arabia and Egypt.
Noteworthy in this section are a very rare As of Volterra, a well preserved Archaic tetradrachm of Athens (Ex Glendining 11-12 December 1975, Noble, 67 and Noble 131, 2022, 1741 sales. Previously privately purchased from Baldwin’s in late 1940s. From the Roy Sansom collection) and a well preserved tetradrachm of Cume with an old pedigree (Ex Hess 207, 1931, 530; Münzhandlung Basel 10, 1938, 310 and Glendining 18-20 April 1955, property of Nobleman, 478 sales. From the collection of a Mentor).
The Roman Provincial part of the sale includes a choice of specimens from the Dattari Collection and a wonderful selection of rare coins of Alexandria.
The Roman selection boasts an interesting series of Roman Republican bronzes and a striking array of denarii. This includes a well preserved Aes Grave As, a nice denarius of Mn. Fonteius C.f., a well preserved denarius of C. Calpurnius L.f. Frugi, a rare denarius of the Social War and a very rare denarius of Octavian.
The Imperial selection of the sale features an attractive series of Augustus and also an attractive selection of Roman gold, bronzes and silver coins such as an aureus of Tiberius from the collection of a Mentor, an attractive denarius of Nero Caesar, an aureus of Nero from the collection of a Mentor, a nice hemidrachm of Trajan, a very rare denarius of Matidia (Ex Galerie des Monnaies & Spink sale 15 February 1977, 539. From the collection of a Mentor), a well preserved sestertius of Hadrian, an interesting sestertius of Faustina II with an old pedigree (Ex Robert Ball 6, 1932, 1696 and Ludwing Grabow Münzhandlung 27 July 1939, 926 sales. From the collection of a Mentor), a rare denarius of Pertinax, a well preserved sestertius of Julia Mamaea (Ex NAC sale 54, 2010, 1250), a nice denarius of Maximus caesar (Ex Leu sale 53, 1991, 308. From the collection of a Mentor), a nice double sestertius of Postumus, a series of antoniniani of Claudius II Gothicus and Aurelian, purchased from Egger and sold with the original tickets, a selection of follis from the Rauceby Hoard, found in Lincolnshire, July 2017 (submitted for consideration as Treasure and returned to the finders. PAS ID: LIN-F6D516. BM Ref: 2017 T649), even beyond an interesting selection of Solidi, Denari, Antoniniani, Sesterti, Dupondi, Asses and Folles.
Very remarkable in this part are a rare denarius of Gordian II Africanus, a very rare follis of Alexander (Ex Leu sale 10, 1974, 404. From the collection of a Mentor) and a rare solidus of Theodosius II.
The Byzantine part includes a very interesting selection of specimens, among which a rare solidus Constantine VI and Irene, with Leo III, Constantine V and Leo IV and a very rare seal of Leo III the “Isaurian”.
The Medieval and Modern part of sale includes a selection ducati of Venezia (Venice) and an interesting series of forgeries of Carl Wilhelm Becker.
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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.
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. Due to the recent complications with shipping via Royal Mail, some invoices will now be sent via Fedex. Shipping this way will allow reliable tracking, as well as quick and safe delivery to your address. If clients prefer to have their orders shipped with an alternative courier, please contact Naville Numismatics. Clients in Europe who have opted to receive their purchases through NAC Europe will continue to do so, using Belgian Post. Please take into account that this situation will likely change the shipping fees.