3rd May, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 39


RTV, TRIED TO SELL 3X TIMES for charity x 'Paduan' Medals comprising: (1) Imitation of Domitian (AD 81-96) Sestertius after Giovanni da Cavino (Padua, 1500-70) (35mm, 23.38g), obv. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XII CENS PER PP, laureate head right, rev. PONT MAX TR P VII[I] LVD SAEC, emperor seated left on platform inscribed SPQQO SVFPD giving incense/fumigants to citizen standing right accompanied by child, tetrastyle temple in background, (Lawrence Medals by Giovanni Cavino p.14 no.40.2; cf.British Museum B.12896), uneven edge, scratches to right field, Fine; (2) Imitation of Nero (AD 54-68) after Giovanni da Cavino (36mm, 23.22g), obv. NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM PM TRP IMP PP, laureate bust right, rev. ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES, Annona standing before Ceres seated left, SC in exergue, (cf. Lawrence p.10 no.16), holed at 5 o'clock, Fine; and (3) A cast copy of a Domitia Longina (wife of Domitian 71-96AD) Sestertius (33mm, 18.67g), obv. DOMITIA AVG IMP CAES DIVI F DOMITIAN AVG around bust of Domitia facing right, erroneously with hair in longue queue and lacking laureate (possibly a copy produced by the British Museum itself, see BMCRE p.413 note 502), rev. DIVI CAESARIS MATER around Domitia as Pietas enthroned facing left and holding a sceptre, her right arm reaching towards a child standing left before her, its right hand raised, SC in exergue, AVF

Not Sold


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 3rd May, 2023

The upcoming coin and banknote sale will feature an interesting and diverse selection of coins. From Roman coins to modern proof sets the sale has coins to appeal to a wide range of collectors. Of particular note are two proof sets minted to celebrate the coronations of George V and George VI respectively, a nice selection of Roman Republic and Imperial coinage including a scarce Roman Republic denarius of M. Cato, and four examples of the ‘Kew Gardens’ 50p designed by Christopher Le Brun.

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Tuesday 2 May 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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