Lix, , c. 50 - 1 B.C.
Ancient Lixus is located within modern Larache, on the right bank of Loukkos River the about three km inland from the Atlantic ocean. Lixus was first settled by the Phoenicians in the 7th century B.C. and was later annexed by . When fell to , Lixus became an imperial outpost of the Roman province Tingitana. Among the ruins, there are Roman , temples, 4th-century walls, a mosaic floor, a Christian and the intricate remains of the Capitol .GB84541. Bronze AE 18, MAA 168, 633, 694, 6643, , rough, scratches, 5.653 g, maximum 17.6 mm, 180o, Lixus (Larache, Morocco) mint, c. 50 - 1 B.C.; of Chusor-Phtah right, wearing pointed cap with long tassel; bunch of grapes, neo-Punic : MPM - LKS divided across ; ex-RBW collection; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Kingdom of , with , 25 B.C. - 24 A.D.
After his father's defeat and suicide, was take to and paraded in Caesar's triumph. He was then raised in Caesar's household where he and became lifelong friends. He accompanied on campaigns after Caesar's death even fighting at the battle of against his future wife's parents. was the daughter of VII by Marc Antony. After the battle of , she was raised by , Octavian's sister. as the of c. 28 B.C. and later arranged for him to marry II giving her a large dowry and appointing her queen.SH63561. Bronze AE 27,
209, 351 (RRR), 605, 4013, , attractive for grade, 13.540 g, maximum 27.3 mm, 135o, Caesarea (Cherchell, Algeria) mint, 25 B.C. - 24 A.D.; REX IVBA, diademed and draped right, club over shoulder; BACI−ΛICCA / KΛEOΠATPA, headdress of , with stalks of grain, crescent above; very ; SOLD
Kingdom of , Ptolemy, 24 - 40 A.D.
Ptolemy was the son of and Queen II. His mother was the daughter of VII and . Ptolemy was educated in and Roman citizen. In late 40, invited Ptolemy to . After welcoming him with appropriate honors, he ordered his assassination. became a Roman province.GB38911. Silver
, 171 - 182 (various dates, years 5 - 17), -, aVF, lamination defects, 1.357 g, maximum 14.8 mm, 90o, Caesarea (Cherchell, Algeria) mint, 24 - 40 A.D.; PTOLEMY REX, diademed and draped of Ptolemy right; capricorn with on its back, date below (obscured by lamination defect); very ; SOLD
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