, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C.,
This may have been a legion raised by Antony and disbanded by . The XI , an old legion of Caesar's, fought for (and won the title Actiaca at the battle of ).SL79267. Silver , 544/25, 1229, II East 203, 39, NGC F, strike 3/5, surface 2/5, banker's marks (2400602-008), , 3.48 g, maximum 15.4 mm, 180o, (?) mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT•AVG / III VIR•R•P•C, galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow; LEG - XI, ( ) between two legionary standards; NGC certified (slabbed); $450.00 (€400.50)
, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C.,
This may have been the famous V Alaudae ('the larks'), a Caesarean legion which remained loyal to Antony but was later retained by . There are other possibilities, however: V Macedonica, a Caesarean legion about which little is known; V Urbana, disbanded after (and therefore quite likely an Antonian legion); and V Gallica, a Caesarean legion that was probably the one that under Lollius lost its to German raiders in Gaul in 17 B.C.
RS79795. Silver , 544/18, 1221, II East 196, 32, 354, VF, slightly off-center, banker's mark on , 3.714 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 180o, mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT AVG III. VIR. R. P. C., galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow; LEG - V, legionary between two standards; $320.00 (€284.80)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
was the commander of XIIII Gemina Martia when was murdered in 193 B.C. After the against , most coins of the legionary series coins honored the soldiers who made their commander an emperor. The legion was raised by , who made the capricorn its symbol (depicted on coins as well). It is one of the legions that participated in the invasion of Britain under and later defeated queen Boudica receiving the Martia from . The legion later moved to Gaul, then Germany where it participated in Saturninus' rebellion. moved it further East to replacing the XXIth Rapax which was destroyed by the Sarmatians. used it in his Dacian wars. used it in his Parthian war and used Carnumtum as headquarters for three years during the Marcomannic wars. Only 18 specimens in the hoard.RS83527. Silver , 14 (S); 272; p. 22, 19; 5; 6302, gVF, portrait, a little weak, some die wear, edge cracks, 3.084 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 193 A.D.; IMP CAE L SEP SEV AVG, laureate right; LEG XIIII GEM M V, ( ) between two legionary standards topped with wreaths and decorated with Capricorns, TR P COS in ; ; $200.00 (€178.00)
, August 253 - September 268 A.D.
This coin was dedicated to the fidelity of the Pretorian Guard or perhaps to "the leaders." In either case, in the end, lost the fidelity of his guard and officers. He was ambushed and murdered by his own men. The future emperors and were likely both involved in the conspiracy leading to his assassination.RA90710. , 518d, S568 ( ), 216 ( ), 10211, p. lx, -, VF/F, nice portrait, , ragged cutting off the tops of letters, , some corrosion, 2.035 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 262 - 263 A.D.; GALLIENVS AVG, right; , legionary ( ) between two legionary standards, the standards on the left topped with a , the standards on the right topped with an open hand; RIC lists this as common but market evidence clearly indicates it is ; ; $140.00 (€124.60)
, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.
In July 221, was forced to divorce his new bride, the Virgin . He then married , his third wife. After five months he returned to claiming the divorce was invalid. Meanwhile, according to the historian Cassius Dio, had a stable homosexual relationship with his chariot driver, the slave Hierocles.RS74521. Silver , 78, 201, 44, 7514, VF, some marks, light corrosion, 3.019 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 220 - 221 A.D.; IMP ANTONINVS AVG, laureate and draped right, from behind; MILIT (the loyalty of the soldiers), ( ) between two legionary standards, at base of each ; $135.00 (€120.15)
, , 41 - 68 A.D.
This coin has traditionally been attributed to , but due to its copper composition, RPC attributes it as likely from to ; probably did not issue copper coins during the reign of .RP83476. Bronze AE 23, 1651, 3229, 32, 305, 14, 23, VF, centered on a , grainy green , small edge cracks, 4.619 g, maximum 22.6 mm, 0o, mint, 41 - 68 A.D.; VIC - AVG, standing left on base, raising in right hand, frond in left hand over left shoulder; COHOR PRAE PHIL, three standards; $135.00 (€120.15)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
This coin is dedicated to the goddess for her quality of preserving the public peace by keeping the army true to its allegiance. RB90829. , 171a, 51, gVF, , portrait, grainy, edge cracks, , edge clip at 12:00 (pre-strike to adjust ?), 13.589 g, maximum 26.1 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 244 - 249 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; (the loyalty of the army), four legionary standards, second from left militaria with hand on top, third an , S C ( ) in ; $130.00 (€115.70)
, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C., LEG XV
This LEG XV was probably raised by Antony and disbanded by . It is not likely to have been the XV Apollinaris, a legion that was reconstituted by .RR90398. Silver , 544/20, 1224, II East 198, 34, , 3.154 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 315o, (?) mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT•AVG / III VIR•R•P•C, galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow; LEG - XV, ( ) between two legionary standards; $120.00 (€106.80)
, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C., LEG XX
Antony's XX must have been disbanded by . The well-known XX Valeria (which later took in the conquest of Britain) was probably constituted by , perhaps after .SL70953. Silver ON RESERVE
, 544/36, 1243, II East 215, 57, G4 (4756278), maximum 16.9 mm, 90o, (?) mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT•AVG / III VIR•R•P•C, galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow; LEG - XX, ( ) between two legionary standards; authenticated (slabbed) by ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C.
RR75376. Silver , cf. 544/14, 1216, II East 190, 27 ff., , 2.930 g, maximum 19.2 mm, 45o, (?) mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT•AVG / III VIR•R•P•C, galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow; LEG - [...], ( ) between two legionary standards; $100.00 (€89.00)
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