and , 139 A.D.
In 139, was betrothed to Antoninus Pius' daughter the Younger and was made . In 140, and were the two Roman Consuls. This was the third consulship for and the first consulship for . The indicates that had already been selected for his first consulship but that it had not yet begun - dating the coin to December 139 A.D.
RS84670. Silver , 411b (S); p. 190, 4; 126; 65, 4522, VF, , portrait of young , some scratches, edge cracks, 3.006 g, maximum 17.9 mm, 180o, mint, 27 Oct - 31 Dec 139 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P, laureate and bearded of right; AVRELIVS AVG , young beardless of left; ; $400.00 (356.00)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D.
In 143, municipal doctors were designated across the Roman Empire.
SH85481. Silver , 424a, 451, (A. Pius) 277, 4786, gVF, and struck, attractive rose , die wear, strong flow lines, edge splits, 3.099 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, mint, as , 140 - 144 A.D.; AVRELIVS AVG COS, right; (to the piety of the Emperor), implements of the augurate and pontificate: (knife), ( ), ewer (jug), (augural staff), and (ladle); $400.00 (356.00)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D., Cyrene,
, volume IV, the latest reference, identifies the mint for this as Cyrene, a correction from Caesarea, .RP85472. Bronze provincial , IV temp 6846; 339 (Caesarea); p. 68, 183 (Caesarea); 245 var. (drapery, Caesarea), aF, , dark , scratches, earthen encrustations, 20.661 g, maximum 29.6 mm, 0o, Cyrene mint, 170 - 171 A.D.; AVTOK KAIC M AYPHA - ANWNEINOC CEB, laureate right; ∆HMAPXIK - EZOYC K∆ (tribunicia potestate 24), bearded and horned of Zeus right; very ; $145.00 (129.05)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D., Magnesia ad Sipylum,
Magnesia ad Sipylum was a city of , situated about 65 km northeast of Smyrna (now ) on the river Hermus (now Gediz) at the foot of Spil Mount. Nowadays this is the location of Manisa in Turkey. It became a city of importance under the Roman dominion and, though nearly destroyed by an earthquake in the reign of , was by that emperor and flourished through the Roman Empire.
the personification of wealth is the son of , goddess of peace. GB85348. Bronze AE 15, VI 1330 (13 spec.); p. 147, 59; 262; 268; 1040; 5082; IV 406; -; -, VF, porous, die break lower left, 2.788 g, maximum 15.1 mm, 180o, Magnesia ad Sipylum (Manisa, Turkey) mint, as , c. 140 A.D.; KAI AYPHΛIOC, bare-headed, draped right, slight beard; MAΓNHTΩN XIΠYΛOY, child ( ) standing left, clad in short , which he raises in front above his waist with both , he carries fruit in its folds; $120.00 (106.80)
, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D.
Redux, one of the many aspects of , was in charge of bringing people safely, primarily from wars - redux means "coming back" or "returning." She may be one of the later aspects of , as the earliest mention of her is on an dedicated by the Senate in 19 B.C. for the safe return of Emperor . This refers to Hadrian's return to from his second tour of the provinces in about 132 A.D. It may have been struck before his return to appeal for her protection or after to thank her.RS84673. Silver , 789e (789d listed twice in error), 655 var. (draped), 248 var. ( leans on rudder), 3495 var. (same), gVF, excellent portrait, , slightly off center, die wear, porous, edge cracks, 2.976 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 180o, mint, 134 - 138 A.D.; HADRIANVS AVG P P, right; , on left, standing right, togate, scroll in left hand, clasping right with , goddess standing left, in her left hand; variety; $270.00 (240.30)
, March or April 177 - 31 December 192 A.D.
The elaborate composition reflects the special care took in supplying the much needed African grain to (in fear of mob uprisings).RS84978. Silver , 95, 17, 144, 647, 5627, -, VF, nice portrait, , die wear, edge cracks, 3.212 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 180o, mint, 184 - 185 A.D.; ANT AVG , laureate right; IMP VII P P, standing left, statuette of holding and in Annona's right hand, in her left hand, overflowing with grain at feet on left, two persons on prow at feet on right, ANN in ; $150.00 (133.50)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
Pax, regarded by the ancients as a goddess, was worshiped not only at but also at Athens. Her could not be stained with blood. began the construction of a magnificent temple to her , which finished, in the Via Sacra. The attributes of Peace are the , the olive branch, the , and often the . Sometimes she is represented setting fire to a pile of arms.RB85312. Copper as, 569a, 578, 1168, 166, 4903, F, attractive portrait, , light corrosion, 11.765 g, maximum 28.2 mm, 180o, mint, 139 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P, laureate right; (tribune of the people, consul for the 2nd time), Pax standing left, branch downward in extended in right hand, in left hand, ( ) flanking across , PAX in ; $80.00 (71.20)
, Augusta 128 - c. 136 A.D., Wife of , ,
The primary reference for is: Foss, C. "A neighbor of : the city of and its successors" in Classical Antiquity, vol. 1, no. 2 (Oct. 1982), pp. 178-201, available online: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25010770
Foss wrote that the small city of was first authorized to strike coins under . He believed that issued coinage only very sporadically and the coins were probably struck at the mint of their neighbor .RP85354. Bronze AE 19, III 2388 (5 spec.); 635; , p. 337, 29 and pl. X, 12 ; p. 181, I, VF, grainy surface, edge split, 4.542 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 190o, struck for at (?) mint, 128 - c. 136 A.D.; CEBACTH CABEINA, draped right, wearing ; TMΩΛITΩN, standing right, nude, bow in right hand, arrow in left hand; very ; $200.00 (178.00)
, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.
In Roman religion, every man has a , a presiding spirit. In De Die Natali, Censorinus says, from the moment we are born, we live under the guard and tutelage of . Cities, organizations, and peoples also had a . On coins, we find inscriptions to the of the Roman people, of the Senate, of the Emperor, etc.RS85126. Silver , 518, 176, 347, 276, 549, 3149, VF, centered on a , bumps, scratches, tiny pitting, 3.059 g, maximum 18.7 mm, 180o, mint, 114 - 117 A.D.; NER TRAIANO AVG DAC, laureate and draped right; P P (high priest, tribune of the people, consul six times, father of the country, the senate and the Roman people), standing slightly left, left, nude, in right hand, large heads of grain in left downward in left hand; $125.00 (111.25)
, 18 September 96 - 25 January 98 A.D.
"Nerva maintained that he had liberated from the tyranny of and a constitutionally-based regime." -- David RS85129. Silver , 19, 113, 46, 22, -, gF/F, , 3.192 g, maximum 17.0 mm, 180o, mint, Jan - Sep 97 A.D.; IMP AVG P P, laureate right; , standing half left, in right hand, rod pointing up slightly right in left hand; $150.00 (133.50)
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