, 24 June 79 - 13 September 81 A.D.
In 76 A.D., Emperor and were the Roman Consuls.
RS79805. Silver , , 1, . 873 (R2); 60; . 192 note (cites ); 168 var. ( right); 2438 var. (same), aVF, attractive left, , small edge cracks, 3.451 g, maximum 17.8 mm, 180o, Rome mint, as , 76 A.D.; T IMP (counterclockwise), laureate left; standing facing on a garlanded base, wings open, left, COS - V flanking across ; very left; $310.00 (275.90)
Persian Empire, (Yehudah), 375 - 333 B.C.
JD59398. Silver , 5, 1051, aF, 0.487 g, maximum 8.4 mm, c. 375 - 333 B.C.; oriental of ; Aramaic :, owl standing left, facing, olive spray right; ; $150.00 (133.50)
, , 695 - 698 A.D.
This half-follis of was first identified and published by S. J. , in "A New Coin of the Emperor Leontius" in , Nov 1999. It is otherwise unpublished and this is the second known specimen.
BZ73337. Bronze half , , S. J., A New Coin of the Emperor in Num. Circ., Nov 1999; 2 -; -, -, -, -, F, rough green , 2.806 g, maximum 16.1 mm, 180o, mint, 695 - 696 A.D.; half length facing with short beard, wearing crown with and with pelleted lozenge pattern, in right, in left; large K (40 nummi), cruciform ( 5) above, left, I (year 1) right, SCL in ; great rarity, 2nd known; $820.00 (729.80)
, Justinian II, 10 July 685 - Late 695 and Summer 705 - 4 November 711 A.D.
The only other example of this variant known to is CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (misdescribed as an ordinary 1270). All other examples have the K below the H on the left, vice below the Λ on the right. Even the "normal" 1270 is missing from the Dumbarton Oaks collection ( 33 refs the coin) and described by as an extreme rarity.
The can probably be read to mean, "God-bearer [the ] Justinian."
SH73338. Bronze , CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (described as 1270); cf. 1270, 81, 33, 15/Ct/AE/03, 56 (all K below H left), gVF, 3.187 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, mint, 1st reign, c. 694 - 695 A.D.(?); no , Justinian standing facing, wearing crown with and , in right, in left, cruciform (ΘEOTOKE BOHΘEI?) left, cruciform Justinian right; no , large M (40 nummi), above, H (year 8?) left, Λ over K right, KΓω in ; Extreme rarity, 2nd known; $1170.00 (1041.30)
Carthaginians in , 300 - 289 B.C.
At the height of its prominence, Carthage's influence extended over most of the western Mediterranean. Rivalry with Rome led to a series of conflicts, the Punic Wars. The Third Punic War ended in the destruction of the city, annexation by Rome of all Carthaginian territory, and the death or enslavement of the entire Carthaginian population.
SL84036. Silver , 394 (O120/R322); 91; 983; 6438; 295, NGC VF, strike 4/5, surface 5/5 (3819620-001), 17.03 g, maximum 23 mm, 225o, Sicilian mint, 300 - 289 B.C.; of Herakles right, clad in lion's scalp; horse's left, tree behind, Punic MHSBM (paymasters) below; NGC certified (slabbed); $1260.00 (1121.40)
, , , c. 440 - 375 B.C.
The name is in origin a Pelasgian (pre-Greek) word for "fortress." There were many ancient Greek cities with this name. The name of Thessalian is first recorded in connection with the aristocratic Aleuadai family. is thought to be where the famous Greek physician Hippocrates and the famous philosopher Gorgias of Leontini died.
GS77554. Silver , 1120, Trait 690 and pl. CCXCVII 23, -, -, aVF, 0.893 g, maximum 12.3 mm, mint, c. 440 - 375 B.C.; a bull's hoof with bone, laying on a small round or with a dotted edge, all within an outer dotted boarder; diademed of Asklepios right, with long beard, drapery on his left shoulder, erect curving snake with right before him, ΛAPI upward behind; very ; $290.00 (258.10)
Gortyna, , 4th Century B.C.
Gortyna in the southern of central , rivaled Cnossus in wealth and importance. A Gortynian decree of the third or second century B.C. required, under a penalty, the use of "the bronze money which the city has put in circulation," and established a to be paid by any one who "accepts in payment silver obols."
GS77556. Silver , p. 161, 32, pl. XIII, 6; II 7111; -; -; -; -, aVF, , 5.102 g, maximum 22.9 mm, Gortyna mint, 4th century B.C.; and neck of bull right, turned slightly facing, round object to right from ; right, wearing of grain and cross-folded , rosette-shaped ear ornament and necklace, of dotted square from , concave ; ex & Mosch auction 233 (6 Oct 2015), of lot 3109; $400.00 (356.00)
, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D.
The was a Roman measure, of wheat for instance, or for any dry or solid commodity. It contained the third of an , and four of these measures of grain per month was the ordinary allowance given to slaves. On Roman coins the with stalks of grain and sometimes poppy, hanging or rising from it, indicates the fertility of the empire and the Imperial liberality and providence in procuring, and in bestowing grain to the people.
RS70424. Silver , 110, 215, 217, 2293, aVF, excellent portrait, , 3.154 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 77 - 78 A.D.; AVG, laureate right; filled with stalks of grain, IMP - XIX flanking across ; $95.00 (84.55)
, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D., Capta
This likely refers to the in but does not specifically identify that .
RS70225. Silver , , 1, 362; 618; 74; 60; 771; 2317, VF, attractive portrait, light , , 3.315 g, maximum 17.82 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 72 A.D.; , laureate right; , advancing right, with right placing on legionary standing before her, frond in left over shoulder; $110.00 (97.90)
Parthian Empire, Orodes II, 57 - 38 B.C.
The severed of the Roman general Crassus was presented to Orodes II during a performance of Euripides' tragedy, The . It was used as a prop, carried by one of the actors in the play. In Rome it was said the poured molten gold into his mouth as a symbol of his thirst for wealth.
WA72038. Silver , 45.21; 230; 366 var. (KP ); p.75, 51 (Orodes I); -, VF, , , some die wear, tiny defect outer left, 3.803 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 0o, Kangavar (Iran) mint, c. 55 - 44 B.C.; diademed left with short beard, torque ending with pellet, wavy hair covering ear, three diadem ends; BAΣIΛEΩΣ / BAΣIΛEΩN − APΣAKOY − EYEPΓET / ∆IKAIOY − EΠIΦANOYΣ − ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, beardless archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, wearing and cloak, bow in extended right, K ( ) below bow, squared seven-line around; scarcer mint; $130.00 (115.70)
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