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 (€160.20)
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; ; $90.00 (€80.10)
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
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