, 2 January - 20 December 69 A.D.
This with this arrangement is apparently unpublished. The normal arrangement is A VITELLLIVS IMP upward on left and downward on right. Another variation has this but the ends with GERMAN. The arrangement on this coin does not leave enough room for either the final S or the globe at the point of the and they appear to be merged. This variation is likely an engraving error for one or the other normal types.RS72989. Silver , 6 (R) var. ( leg. break), 26a, 85 var. (same), 8 var. (GERMAN), 53 var. (same), 2190 var. (same), VF, , porous, a few marks, insignificant , 3.325 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 180o, mint, c. Jan - Jul 69 A.D.; A - IMP , laureate left, small globe at point of ; CONSENSVS EXERCITVVM, advancing left, nude but for crested helmet and cloak tied in belt at waist and flying behind, spear in right, with in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, an unpublished variant of a , this is the only example known to ; $1080.00 (€961.20)
, 2 January - 20 December 69 A.D.
RS72966. Silver , Unpublished; cf. 64 ( ), F, centered on , porous, extensive but mostly light corrosion, 2.969 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 180o, Gaul, mint, Mar - July 69 A.D.; A GER TR P, laureate right, globe at point of ; CONSENSVS EXERCITVVM, advancing left, nude but for crested helmet and cloak tied in belt flying behind, spear in right, with in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; extremely , this is the only example known to and to experts consulted, unique(?), these legends and types known only as an (RIC 64); $450.00 (€400.50)
, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.
"Mars the Pacifier" with his olive branch may be seen as ironic today, but the Romans knew that in war (hopefully including the total destruction of your enemy) is an effective way to achieve peace.
SH79608. Silver , 420a; 80b; p. 251, 478; 26; 6858, EF, fantastic on both and , laurel at highest point of a little weak, 3.614 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 270o, Rome mint, 205 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG, youths laureate and draped right, from behind; TR P , standing left, wearing crested helmet, nude but for cloak draped over left arm, right foot on helmet, olive-branch in extended right hand, reversed spear in left hand; $350.00 (€311.50)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
The as is a for .SH66874. Copper as, 683, 527A, 313 (4 Fr), VF, 11.298 g, maximum 24.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 194 A.D.; L SEPT SEV IIII, laureate right; , walking right, nude but for helmet and cloak over shoulder flying behind, transverse spear in right hand, of captured arms in left over shoulder; very ; $225.00 (€200.25)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
RIC lists this as common, but that is certainly an error. This is the first example we have handled and there are very few examples online.RS90472. Silver , 166b, 248 (C), 803, 7883, VF, a few small coppery spots, 2.741 g, maximum 20.6 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 232 A.D.; IMP ALEXANDER AVG, Laureate, draped, , right; , standing left, leaning on and holding spear; resting on his right arm; ; $215.00 (€191.35)
, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.
On 8 October 314, at the Battle of Cibalae, Constantine defeated Licinius near Cibalae (modern Vinkovci, Croatia). Licinius was forced to flee to , and lost all of the Balkans except for . The two initiated peace negotiations, but they failed and they would not make peace until 1 March 317.RL76327. , Unlisted variety of a very ; Ticinum 4 (R4) var. ( ), 15258 var. (same), 139, -, VF, , light contact marks and corrosion, 3.147 g, maximum 21.5 mm, 180o, 1st , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 313 A.D.; IMP LICINIVS , laureate, draped and right, from front; , standing right, helmeted, in military dress, reversed spear in right hand, left hand resting on grounded , PT in ; $200.00 (€178.00)
, 24 June 79 - 13 September 81 A.D.
was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian. He was the father of and , the legendary founders of Rome. In early Rome, he was second in importance only to , and the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army. Most of his festivals were held in March, the month named for him (Latin ), and in October, which began and ended the season for military campaigning and farming.RS70542. Silver , , 1, 948 (C); 65; 221; 195; -, aVF, nice portrait, , on a broad , 3.459 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, as , 77 - 78 A.D.; T IMP , laureate right; , standing left, nude but for crested helmet and cloak behind in belt at waist, transverse spear in right hand, of captured arms in left; $175.00 (€155.75)
Gallic Empire, , Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D., Struck by
This coin was struck in the name of by (one of the so-called Thirty Tyrants) while held him under siege in . Ancient sources which refer to are limited and contradictory. He may have made his own bid for the Purple after was murdered and failed to take advantage of the turmoil in Italy. The new emperor soon brought his rebellion to an end.RA76384. , 388, 441, 222 - 227, 111b, 614, 2485 - 2488, 11001, gVF, attractive portrait, on a , 3.560 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 135o, 3rd , Mediolanum ( , Italy) mint, 3rd emission, mid 268 A.D.; IMP POSTVMVS AVG, , draped, and right; , (or ) walking right, wearing helmet and military garb, cloak flying behind, transverse spear in right, in left, T in (off ); from the Scott Collection; $170.00 (€151.30)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
In 231, accompanied his mother to and campaigned against the Persians. Military command rested in the of his generals, but his presence gave additional to the empire's policy. The Romans were defeated and withdrew to . After heavy losses on both sides, a truce was signed accepting the status quo. In 233, Alexander celebrated a triumph in Rome to commemorate his "victory."RS76560. Silver , 161c, 837, 246, 7882, EF, mint luster, nice , full circles strike on a broad , light contact marks, edge cracks, 3.444 g, maximum 22.5 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 231 - 235 A.D.; IMP ALEXANDER AVG, laureate and draped right, seen from the front; , walking right in military garb, spear in right hand, in left; $160.00 (€142.40)
Amisos, Pontos, c. 120 - 63 B.C.
Amisos was settled c. 760 - 750 B.C. by people from Miletus, who established a flourishing trade relationship with the ancient peoples of Anatolia. Amisos came under the rule of the Persian Empire, Alexander the Great's Macedonian Empire, and then the Kingdom of . The Romans took control in 47 B.C. and Amisos remained within the after the fall of Rome. In 1200, the city was captured by the Seljuks, to be later taken over by the Ilhanlilar. Amisos today is Samsun, a city of about half a million people on the coast of Turkey.GB77170. Bronze AE 20, 153; 1162 ( ); Stancomb 680 var. ( ); p. 17, 48 ff. var. ( ); SNG 64 var. (same), VF, , adjustment marks, 7.960 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 0o, Amisos (Samsun, Turkey) mint, c. 120 - 63 B.C.; of Ares right in crested helmet; sword in sheath with strap to right, AMI−ΣOY divided across , within crescent with horns up upper left, upper right, lower left and lower right; $150.00 (€133.50)
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