, 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)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D.
In 168 A.D., and established their headquarters at . They then crossed the Alps into and, with paid from German tribes and the Scythians, subdued the Marcomanni who had invaded Italy in 167.
RS84957. Silver , 191, 899, 467, 165-4/30, -, -, gVF, nice portrait, , edge cracks, 3.075 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 180o, mint, Dec 167 - Dec 168 A.D.; M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate right; TR P XXII IMP V , seated left, in right hand, in left hand; $160.00 (142.40)
, 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)
, Augusta c. 164 - 182 A.D., Wife of
in a dream first saw with the weapons of as and made her his personal patroness. In the night before the battle of 48 B.C. Pompey dreamed of - seemingly a lucky sign. sacrificed to , but issued as watchword 'Venus Victrix', and defeated Pompey!RS85213. Silver , 786, 89, 353, 18, 5492, EF, and struck, edge cracks, 3.282 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 0o, mint, 166 - 169 A.D.; LVCILLA , draped right; (victorious ), standing half left, right breast bare, in right hand, left hand on grounded ; $220.00 (195.80)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
A is a wand entwined at one end by two serpents, each of whose bodies folds again in the form of two half-circles, whilst the passes above the wand. It was an attribute peculiar to Mercury. Prudence is generally supposed to be represented by these two serpents, and the wings which are sometimes added to the , are the of diligence, both needful qualities in the pursuit of trade and commerce, which Mercury patronized. It was also the symbol of peace and concord, which that deity is related to have received from in return for the .RS84672. Silver , 136, 344, 530, 139, 166, 4078, VF, nice portrait, flow lines, edge cracks, porous, 3.163 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 180o, mint, 145 - 161 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P, laureate right; , clasped holding stalks of grain and ; $140.00 (124.60)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
was the goddess of harvest and her main attribute is grain. This suggests the arrival of grain by sea from the provinces (especially from ) and its distribution to the people. By the Code De Naviculariis, the mariners appointed to carry grain from could be executed if they did not keep the proper course; and if they did not sail in the proper season, the master of the vessel would be banished.RB65293. , 981, 2038, 4254, -, F, nice portrait, , slightly off center, 21.364 g, maximum 30.3 mm, 0o, mint, 157 - 158 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P , laureate right; XXI , standing slightly slightly left, stalks of grain pointed downward in her right over overflowing with stalks of grain at feet on left, rudder vertical behind in left resting on prow of galley right, ( ) flanking low across ; $125.00 (111.25)
, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D.
In 122, gave up the conquered territories in Scotland. During a personal visit to the , ordered construction of a 73 mile (117-kilometer) long wall to mark the northern and keep the Caledonians, Picts and other tribes at bay. Construction of Hadrian's Wall began on 13 September.RS79872. Silver , 1131, 101(a), 212, -, F, light corrosion, 3.282 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 180o, mint, 119 - 125 A.D.; IMP TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate right, bare shoulder from behind; , flying right, holding transverse in both ; $55.00 (48.95)
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