Ancient Coins, Artefacts and Numismatic Books (25 September 2012) - Auction Report


Gross Total £148,500 (£178,200 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 918
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.62 and €1.25

Principal Lots
Lot no.

3039-3419 The Stephen Alexander Collection of Ancient Coins, £41,065 (£49,278)
3420-3628 Roman Coins from the John Quinn Collection (Part III), £22,915 (£27,498)
3007 Macedonia, Alexander the Great, Distater, Ægæ, £9,000 (£10,800)
3016 Attica, Athens, Tetradrachm, c.454-404, £2,200 (£2,640)
3664 Claudius, Aureus, Rome, c.50, £1,900 (£2,280)
3745 Gordian I Africanus, Denarius, Rome, 238, £1,700 (£2,040)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
3500 The reverse type is a sow suckling four piglets, the reference is RIC 733, BMC 1624
3618 Includes one extra Antoninianus with Sol reverse, 3 pieces in total
3804 Miscellaneous bronzes (24) not (14), 33 pieces in total
3856 Antoninianii (10), bronzes (12), 22 pieces in total

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
3504, 3506 and 3529