Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011) - Auction Report


Gross Total £1,041,315 (£1,249,578 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 396
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.61 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1001-1033 A Fine Group of Greek and Roman Coins from the Cabinet of a Connoisseur, £899,660 (£1,079,592)
1026 Octavian and Divus Caesar, Aureus, 43 BC, £350,000 (£420,000)
1004 Katane, Drachm, c. 405, signed by Euainetos, £230,000 (£276,000)
1008 Siris, Stater, c. 480, £74,000 (£88,800)
1005 Syracuse, Dekadrachm, c. 400, signed by Kimon, £48,000 (£57,600)
1254-1320 Celtic Coins from the Collection of the late Alan Harrison, £34,405 (£41,286)
1113-1203 Roman Coins from the Collection of the late Alan Harrison, £25,460 (£30,552)
1051-1112 Greek Coins from the Collection of the late Alan Harrison, £23,480 (£28,176)
1033 Geta, Aureus, c. 200, £23,000 (£27,600)
1031 Pertinax, Aureus, 193, £22,000 (£26,400)
1029 Antoninus Pius, Aureus, c. 145, £17,000 (£20,400)
1030 Lucius Verus, Aureus, c. 164, £16,000 (£19,200)
1343-1396 Artefacts from the Collection of the late Alan Harrison, £15,655 (£18,786)
1017 Kyzikos, electrum Hekte, c. 410, ex Jameson and von Aulock, £15,000 (£18,000)
1006 Syracuse, 50 Litrai, c. 400, ex Weintraub and Bunker Hunt, £10,000 (£12,000)
1028 Hadrian, Aureus, c. 127, ex Bunker Hunt, £10,000 (£12,000)
1037 Ephesos, Oktobol, c. 330, £10,000 (£12,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
1031 The coin has possible traces of mounting
1219 8 coins in the lot, as described
1302 The coin is a copy

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
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