, 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 Silver , Unpublished; cf. 64 ( ), F, centered on , porous, extensive but mostly light corrosion, 2.969 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 180o, Gaul, mint, Mar - July 69 A.D.; A GER TR P,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)
, 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 ; $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)
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. (same); p. 17, 48 ff. var. (same); SNG 64 var. (same); 241, 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)
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.GB77171. Bronze AE 19, 1161; 64; p. 17, 48; 679 var. ( ); 154 ff. var. (same); 3643; 241, VF, , coarse green , 8.417 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 0o, Amisos (Samsun, Turkey) mint, c. 120 - 63 B.C.; of Ares right in crested helmet; sword in sheath with strap, AMI−ΣOY divided across , within crescent with horns up upper left, IB upper right, lower left and right; $150.00 (€133.50)
Roman Republic, Anonymous, 241 - 235 B.C.
In 235 B.C. in Rome, the consul Manlius Torquatus presided over the first ever closing of the gates of the , signifying peace. RR72276. Bronze , 25/3, 26, Romano-Campanian 64, 299, 204, F, rough, , 2.789 g, maximum 15.9 mm, 45o, Rome(?) mint, 241 - 235 B.C.; helmeted of beardless right; bridled horse's right, sickle behind, below; ; $140.00 (€124.60)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
holds both the implements of war and the olive branch of peace. "Peace through strength" is an ancient phrase and concept implying that strength of arms is a necessary component of peace. The phrase has famously been used by many leaders from Roman Emperor in the first century A.D., to Ronald Reagan in the 1980s.RB78076. , 152, 146, 37, , VF, centered on a crowding off the top half of the and most of the , double struck, light marks and corrosion, 10.207 g, maximum 27.0 mm, 0o, 1st , Rome mint, 8th emission, 248 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; V P P, standing left in military garb, raising olive branch in right hand, right hand on grounded , inverted spear leaning on left shoulder, S C flanking across ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $140.00 (€124.60)
, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D.
The dedicates this coin to Propugnator, the Champion or Defender.
RB73010. , 332a (S), 148, 157, 8718, VF, portrait, edge chip on , 18.308 g, maximum 29.2 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 243 - 244 A.D.; IMP GORDIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and right, from behind; , advancing right, wearing military garb, transverse spear in right hand, in left, flanking low in ; ; $120.00 (€106.80)
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