Frank Robinson sent the following press release for his upcoming sale of ancient coins. Check it out. -Editor
Dealer Frank S. Robinson will conduct his 108th mail and internet auction of Ancient and Early Coins with a closing date of April 9. The sale will
include 523 lots, with low minimum bids, and bids to be reduced as competition permits. Robinson notes that reductions have averaged 15-25% in his recent
sales. There is no buyer fee.
Noteworthy among Greek coins in the sale are a classic Athenian "Owl" Tetradrachm in EF, and a New Style Tetradrachm in AEF; an Egyptian Tetradrachm of
Ptolemy I as Satrap graded Choice AEF; two rare Elymais silver tetradrachms; VF Tetradrachm of Persis King Autophradates; VF Tetradrachms of Gela, Demetrios
Poliorketes, and Agathokles of Syracuse; and good run of Parthian coins.
Roman highlights include a high grade Legionary Denarius of Mark Antony; a Choice EF Agrippina Senior Sestertius; a PPescennius Niger Denarius; a Choice EF
Paulina denarius; and a large bronze of Julian II also graded Choice EF The auction also includes Byzantine (with a special run of gold coins, and other early
coinages, group lots, literature, and a section of items offered at fixed prices
Robinson holds about three such sales annually, and tries to offer a broad range of material for advanced collectors as well as bargain hunters. Catalogs
are free; contact Robinson at Box 8600A, Albany, NY 12208; phone/fax 518-482-2639; e-mail email@example.com. The full catalog will be at his website, www.fsrcoin.com.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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