World Coins

Robinson's 83rd mail-bid sale offers ancient Greek, Roman

Ancient and other early coins are offered in a mail-bid sale closing Dec. 6. Dealer Frank S. Robinson will conduct his 83rd mail sale, offering 488 lots.

The auction will feature a number of Greek coins including an Aspendos stater, a Baktrian tetradrachm of Antimachos in virtually Mint State condition, and tetradrachms of Damastion, Kyme and Selinus.

Roman coins include a Domitian sestertius, a portrait denarius of Pompey the Great, a Sabina denarius, a “platform scene” sestertius of Caracalla and a Herennius Etruscus sestertius, among many others.

The mail-bid sale also includes Byzantine and other early coins, group lots and literature. A section of items is offered at fixed prices.

For more information, contact Robinson by mail at Box 8600A, Albany, NY 12208, by telephone or fax at 518-482-2639, or by email at A full catalog, including enlarged color photos of most lots, is available at

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