20 June 2012
A collection of more than 5,000 Greek and Roman coins which belonged to the late Professor Jim Seaver is to be auctioned by Morton and Eden on 3 and 4 July 2012. ...
London auctioneer house Morton & Eden has announced that it is to auction part one of the Seaver Collection of ancient Roman and Greek coins, in association with Sotheby's, on 3 and 4 July. The coins, which belonged to Kansas University Professor Jim Seaver, include coins a rare Corinthian silver stater of the early fourth century BC, depicting the head of Athena, and a rare denarius struck by the Marsic Confederation of Italian trbes centred in Corfinium who rebelled against the Roman Republic and minted their own coins
Tom Eden of Morton & Eden, said: 'It has been both enjoyable and challenging working with the Seaver Collection which is so comprehensive both from the Greek and from the Roman perspective. The Seaver Collection forms part of our two day coin auction on 3 to 4 July, which contains ancient coins from other properties as well as Islamic, British and foreign coins and commemorative medals.'
For further details of the sale, which will take place in Sotheby's Upper Grosvenor Gallery in the Aeolian Hall, Bloomfield Place, London, contact Tom Eden on tel: 0207 493 5344.
For news of upcoming stamp and coin auctions, see each issue of Stamp & Coin Mart.