Roman Republic, C. C.F. Pansa, 90 B.C.
This is with significant variation in . on the of this coin is the larger-sized with long scattered locks of hair.
RR79559. Silver , Rome 2257 (same control), 2, 684, 342/5b, 242, gF, centered, scratch in right file, light marks, 3.717 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 270o, Rome mint, c. 90 B.C.; laureate of right, PANSA behind, running right (control symbol) below chin; in a right, over shoulder in right, spear and reins in left, C•VIBIVS•C•F• in ; $130.00 (€115.70)
Roman Republic, C. C.F. Pansa, 90 B.C.
This is with significant variation in . on the of this coin is the smaller well-modeled .
RR79569. Silver , Rome 2278 (same control), 1, 684, 342/5b, 242, 4.006 g, maximum 17.3 mm, Rome mint, c. 90 B.C.; laureate of right, PANSA behind, wing (control symbol) below chin; in a right, over shoulder in right, spear and reins in left, C•VIBIVS•CF• in ; ex John Jencek; $160.00 (€142.40)
Roman Republic, T. Cloulius (or Cloelius), 98 B.C.
The refers to Marius' victories over the Teutones and Ambrones at Aquae Sextiae in 102 B.C. and the Cimbri at Vercellae in 101 B.C. Cloelius, a Marian faction partisan, struck as . believes this issue financed settlement of Marius' veterans, partly in Cisalpine Gaul. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. RR79931. Silver , Rome 1111 (also ·I), 586b, 332/1c, 2b, 212, F, scratch on , 1.904 g, maximum 15.9 mm, 90o, Rome mint, 98 B.C.; laureate of right, pellet over ·I (control symbol) before neck; right in left over shoulder, crowning with wreath in right, seated Gaulish captive at base of , T·CLOVLI (VL ) downward in center, Q in ; $125.00 (€111.25)
Roman Republic, Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, 88 B.C.
This probably commemorated the victories of M. M.f. M.n. Marcellus over Hannibal in the second Punic War and the capture of in 212 B.C.RR79923. Silver , 255, 703, 345/2, 51, aVF, die wear, 2.024 g, maximum 14.5 mm, 270o, Rome mint, 88 B.C.; laureate of right; standing right crowning with wreath, CN LENT (NT ) in ; $140.00 (€124.60)
Roman Republic, C. Servilius C.f., 57 B.C.
Interesting issue combining a (goddess of the spring and flowers, associated with the Floralia festival) with a military . It is worth noting that the soldiers are in a rather relaxed pose and they do not seem to be ready to fight. However, the has a variant on which they are crossing their swords.RR79927. Silver , 380, 423/1, 890, 15, gVF, attractive , attractive dark tone, 1/4 off center, 3.517 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 90o, Rome mint, 57 B.C. ( 52 B.C.); (AL and MV in ) downward on right, of right, wreathed with flowers, behind; two soldiers, facing each other, each holds a and a short sword upward, hilts touching, on right decorated with a , C•F upward lower right, C•SEREIL• in ; ex Dr. Busso Nachfolger e-auction 1, lot 116; ; $220.00 (€195.80)
Roman Republic, L. Aemilius Paullus, 62 B.C.
At the end of the Third Macedonian War (171 - 168 B.C.), Perseus of was decisively defeated by Rome at the Battle of Pydna. He surrendered to general Aemilius Paullus and was imprisoned in Rome with his half-brother Philippus and his son Alexander. The Antigonid kingdom was replaced with four republics, which were later dissolved and became the Roman province of .RR79627. Silver , 10, 415/1, 926, 366, F, banker's mark, porous, slightly off center, 3.611 g, maximum 20.9 mm, Rome mint, 62 B.C.; LEPIDVS , veiled and diademed of right; , Paullus on right, standing left, togate, touching in center; on the left, three standing bound captives: Perseus of , his half-brother, and his son; $120.00 (€106.80)
Roman Republic, Q. Cassius Longinus, 55 B.C.
Quintus Cassius Longinus was a governor in for . Cassius was one of the tresviri monetales of the Roman mint in 55 B.C. He served as a of Pompey in Ulterior in 54 B.C.RR77560. Silver , 391, 916, 428/3, 3868, 7, F, attractive , , 3.502 g, maximum 19.34 mm, 135o, Rome mint, c. 55 B.C.; young male ( or the of the Roman People) right, across shoulder; standing right on thunderbolt between jug and , Q•CASSIVS below; $200.00 (€178.00)
Roman Republic, M. Porcius Cato, 89 B.C.
The seated figure on the is presumably Virgo, whose shrine was built by Cato Censorious. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H.
SH79743. Silver , Italy 577 ff. (various ), 597c, 7, 343/2b, 248, F, centered, , banker's marks, 1.993 g, maximum 14.6 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 89 B.C.; of young or right wreathed with ivy, M CATO (AT in ) downward behind, obscure control symbol below; seated right holding , (TR in ) in ; $85.00 (€75.65)
Roman Republic, Ti. Ti. f. Ap.n. , 79 B.C.
The S C on the stands for . This issue was authorized by Senate decree, most likely to pay for the extensive military operations during the ship of . The refers to the origin of the . The control numbers run all the way to CLXX.
RR79744. Silver ON RESERVE
, 310, 383/1, 770a, 6, VF, , encrustations, 4.110 g, maximum 18.6 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 79 B.C.; diademed and draped of , bow and quiver over shoulder, S·C before; in a right, raising wreath in right, and reins in left, A·LX[?] (control number) below, TI· ·TI·F / AP N (VD and AP in ) in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
Roman Republic, L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus, 89 B.C.
The refers to the rape of the . This moneyer traced his descent form the and perhaps from himself. -- Roman Silver Coins edited by and Robert LoosleyRR77760. Silver , 344/1a, 698, 1, I Rome 2322, 249, F, , porous, scratches, , 3.770 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 89 B.C; of right, downward behind, TA ( ) before; two Roman soldiers running left, each bearing a woman in his arms, L·TITVRI in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex , ex M & R Coins; $135.00 (€120.15)
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