Roman Republic, Q. Curtius and M. Junius Silanus, 116 or 115 B.C.
In 116 B.C., Gaius was narrowly elected as for the following year and then promptly accused of ambitus (electoral corruption). He barely won acquittal on the charge. In 115 B.C., he spent an uneventful year as in Rome.RR72976. Silver , 162, 285/2, 537, 2, F, , 3.383 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 116 or 115 B.C.; of right in winged helmet, X behind, Q·CVRT before; Jupiter in a right, hurling thunderbolt with right, in left, horses rearing, M SILA (LA ) below, in ; $90.00 (€79.20)
Roman Republic, L. Farsuleius , 75 B.C.
RSC notes, " The may allude to the (B.C. 90) by which the rights of citizenship was granted to all Italians." and both indicate the historical allusion is uncertain.RR74091. Silver , 328, 1, 789a, 392/1a, F, holed and plugged, light scrape, 3.500 g, maximum 20.1 mm, 135o, Rome mint, 75 B.C.; draped and diademed of right, S•C below chin, xxx[...] (control number) above behind, before; helmeted warrior standing facing in right, left, extending right hand to assist citizen into , reins and spear in left, scorpion below horse's forelegs, L•FARSVLEI in ; $90.00 (€79.20)
Krannon, , , 350 - 300 B.C.
It was customary in time of drought to take a sacred chariot with in procession through the City to supplicate for rain, and if a crow settled on the wheels, that was the sign that would grant the prayers of the faithful. -- Rev. Edgar in The Copper Coinage of GB49226. Bronze , cf. 1085; 44 (obv Π upper left vice A/N); 191 ff.; p. 16, 3 (none with this arrangement), gF, 4.364 g, maximum 18.5 mm, Krannon mint, 350 - 300 B.C.; horseman galloping right, wearing and , A right, N below; (water carrying vessel) mounted on cart, crow standing on right wheel, [K]PAN below; ex with his handwritten round tag; unpublished variety; $75.00 (€66.00)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
RB73732. , 1670, 373, 767a, 320, 4168, aF, green , 23.646 g, maximum 31.6 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 145 - 7 Mar 161 A.D.; ANTONINVS - AVG P P TR P, laureate right; Antoninus in slow triumphal left, right hand extended, transverse eagle-tipped in left, / S C in two lines in ; ex (2006); $75.00 (€66.00)
Roman Republic, M. Papirius Carbo, 122 B.C.
In 122 B.C., Fulvius Flaccus and Gaius Gracchus became tribunes and proposed a number of populist reforms. Gracchus passed a law requiring the state to provide weapons and equipment for the soldiers in the Roman army. The following year Gracchus lost his bid for reelection. When his rivals planned to repeal his populist reforms, Gracchus organized a mass protest. The Senate ordered the protest suppressed by any means necessary. Gaius Gracchus and many of his followers were killed on the streets of Rome in a pitched battle with the consul Opimius, and a force of senators and equites. Later Opimius established a tribunal that condemned 3,000 of Gracchus supporters to death.RR74209. Silver , 151, 276/1, 423, 6, , , 3.489 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 90o, Rome mint, 122 B.C.; of right in winged helmet, branch behind, X below chin; Jupiter in a right, brandishing thunderbolt in right, long and reins in left, M CARBO below, in ; $35.00 (€30.80)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
Invincible Sol charging in a facing and raising his hand commanding the sun to rise, is one of our favorite reverses of the Roman and Forum's recommended coin for . If you only plan to buy one coin, it should be this !
RA73210. , , 2, 204; 682; - 1, pp. 54 - 55; -; cf. 12038 (later emissions, symbol in , etc.), aVF, nice , rough, 3.821 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 180o, 5th , Rome mint, emission 2, 277 A.D.; IMP C PROBVS , left in consular robe, tipped in right hand; , Sol in a spread facing, , cloak billowing out behind, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe and whip in his left hand, RE in ; $30.00 (€26.40)
Constantine the Great, Early 307 - 22 May 337 A.D.
, the hand of God, reaches down to take Constantine up to heaven.
BB75737. reduced , 17476 ff., aF, clear hand of God, 1.006 g, maximum 14.6 mm, 180o, uncertain mint, , c. Jun 337 - Apr 340 A.D.; PT , veiled draped right; Constantine in a right, the hand of God reaching down to receive him, (obscure) in ; $20.00 (€17.60)
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