Iol-Caesarea, , , c. 25 B.C. - 24 A.D.
Phoenicians from founded Iol as a trading station around 400 B.C. It became a of the kingdom of under , c. 160 - 104 B.C. In 29 B.C., Roman emperor made the Numidian and his wife II (daughter of Marc Antony and of ) and queen of . The capital was established at Iol, which was renamed Caesarea in of the emperor.
GB85358. Bronze 1/4 Unit, MAA 147; III, p. 177, 290 (uncertain mint); 684 var. ( left), F, dark green , , light corrosion, 2.102 g, maximum 15.4 mm, 270o, Iol-Caesarea (Cherchell, Algeria) mint, c. 25 B.C. - 24 A.D.; of left, wearing vulture crown and horned solar-disk headdress; three ears of barley; extremely ; $180.00 (Ä160.20)
, 19 August 14 - 16 March 37 A.D., Oea, , Proconsularis
RPC identifies this as common but this is the first coin of Oea ever handled by and we have seen very few examples of this offered for sale.RP58057. Bronze
, 832, 31, VF, pitting, , 10.111 g, maximum 26.1 mm, 90o, Oea mint, 22 - 37 A.D.; - , of left, on left facing with open wings and frond in beak, laurel branch right; Neo-Punic : WY'T (Oea), laureate of , right, all within a laurel ; ; SOLD
, 19 August 14 - 16 March 37 A.D., ,
Our specimen appears to be struck in copper prompting us naming it "as" but the heavy , which is usual for the series over several years probably means that these coins were valued as a .
MMIV on the stands for Municipes Municipii Julii Uticensis.SH32262. Copper as (or
), 738, VF, 12.456 g, maximum 29.4 mm, 0o, , mint, 28 - 29 A.D.; , left; C MARSO PROCOS II SEX TADIVS FAVSTVS IIV, Livia seated right, in left, in extended right, M - M / I - V across fields; SOLD
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