, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., Restitution Issue Struck in under
The restoration coins of and attributed by BMC to have been reattributed in and the new , 1 to , and perhaps Perinthus. The types are rarely found in the and are most frequently found in the Balkans, some share a identical to some coins of Perinthus, the does not fit or Rome, and the inconsistent is characteristic of the Perinthus mint.SH73458. Brass , 511, , 1, 403 (R); 263; -; -; -; -, gF, centered, nice green , 24.742 g, maximum 35.0 mm, 180o, , Perinthus(?) mint, 80 A.D.; , seated left on curule chair, feet on footstool, and togate, in right, long vertical behind in left; IMP T DIVI DIVI F AVG P COS (clockwise starting at 12:00), large S C, REST above; huge 35 mm bronze!; ; $540.00 (€475.20)
, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., Uncertain Mint, Anatolia or
The mint, the who struck this , and even the identity of the person in the portrait remain uncertain. The has previously been attributed to and the portrait identified as (Friedlander) or (Grant). David Sear notes the has never been found in . Finds point to or Anatolia. It is possible that the was issued, with his own portrait, by Sosius, a general under Marc Antony who was in 39 B.C. Much more likely, however, the portrait is of .RB71004. Bronze AE 24, 5409; 957 ( ); 29 ( ), F, green , 17.823 g, maximum 26.6 mm, 180o, uncertain Anatolian or Syrian mint, right; (spear), sella quaestoria (quaestor's seat of office), and fiscus (imperial treasury), Q (for ) below; previously a but recent finds have made it somewhat easier to acquire; $400.00 (€352.00)
The brothers, and , were the sons of and , daughter of . They were due to succeed but predeceased him in 4 and 2 A.D. respectively. Gaius, the elder of the two brothers has his placed in front of that of his younger brother and the ladle above him marking him as . has above marking him as . Gaius should have the more prestigious position on the left but this variety has him on the right.RS77460. Silver , 212 (R), 43d, 538, 1665, 86, 1597, gVF, nice portrait, , struck with a worn die, 3.543 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, 2 B.C. - 5 A.D.; , laureate right; C L CAESARES IVVENT, and Caesars togate stand facing, each resting hand on a round with spear behind, X in center, above center on left a right and on right a left; ex & Mosch auction 233 (6 Oct 2015), lot 2295; ; $350.00 (€308.00)
, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., Uncertain Mint, Anatolia or
The mint, the who struck this , and even the identity of the person in the portrait remain uncertain. The has previously been attributed to and the portrait identified as (Friedlander) or (Grant). David Sear notes the has never been found in . Finds point to or Anatolia. It is possible that the was issued, with his own portrait, by Sosius, a general under Marc Antony who was in 39 B.C. Much more likely, however, the portrait is of .RP77502. Bronze AE 28, 5409; 957 ( ); 29 ( ), F, porous, scratches, 19.349 g, maximum 28.4 mm, 0o, uncertain Anatolian or Syrian mint, right; (spear), sella quaestoria (quaestor's seat of office), and fiscus (imperial treasury), Q (for ) below; ex H.D. Rauch e-auction 15 (16 Jun 2014), lot 145; $175.00 (€154.00)
, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., , , Gaius
Strabo wrote, was a place of great trade in the Roman province of , next in importance to . Its commerce was owing to its position on the great road to , and it was also the center of other roads.RP77314. Bronze AE 22, 3129, 3484, p. 93, 139, 7033, -, aVF, green , earthen encrustation, 5.986 g, maximum 21.0 mm, 0o, , mint, ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate of right; ΓAIOΣ KAIΣAP ΓAIOΣ MAΣΩNIOΣ POYΦOΣ AΠAMEΩN, Gaius in facing ; $150.00 (€132.00)
, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D.
Although the title in the indicates three (III VIR) in this period their number was raised to four (Apronius, Gallus, Messalla, Sisenna). They apparently issued this with every combination of the four names on the obverses and reverses.RB77535. Copper , 463 (R), 263, 842, 422, 115 var. (name arrangement), 1699 - 1702 var. (same), VF, green , off center, 3.021 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 225o, Rome mint, 5 B.C.; SISENNA MESSALLA , garlanded with bowl-shaped top; APRONIVS GALVS , around large S C; ; $150.00 (€132.00)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., ,
In ancient Athens it was proverbial to ridicule by saying that the air in causes stupidity. But counted among its citizens the philosophers Democritus, Protagoras and Anaxarchus, historian and philosopher Hecataeus of , and the lyric poet Anacreon.SH68886. Bronze AE 22, 1730, 7 (R6), 244, 382, 485, aVF, some corrosion, 4.523 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 180o, mint, 63 - 68 A.D.; NEPΩNI KΛAY∆IΩ KAIΣAPI ΣEBAΣTOY, of left; ΘEΩ AB∆HPEITAI, of (or ) left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex J. ; ; $135.00 (€118.80)
Orthosia, , c. 30 - 28 B.C.
A similar was struck at Orthosia for with her on the . After Antony and were defeated, under the rule of , her was replaced by . RPC lists this dated with years 36, 40 and 41. No date is visible on this coin. The date may simply be worn or perhaps it is an early issue struck with an undated die. The is so close to that of the coins struck under that the die may have been recycled from her last issue with her regnal year erased.SH73047. Bronze AE 20, cf. 175 (also no date visible), 4504 (year 36 = 29 - 28 B.C.), 869 (same), F, 8.937 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 0o, , Orthosia mint, rule of , c. 30 - 28 B.C.; turreted of right; of Orthosia in chariot pulled by to griffins to right, crescent above his , OPΘΩCIEΩN in , undated(?); extremely ; $135.00 (€118.80)
and , 16 - 15 B.C., Augusta , Gaul
This two-headed brass was commonly cut between the heads, creating two individual one-as coins.
The commemorates the conquest of in 30 B.C. and was probably issued in connection with Augustus' visit to Gaul in 16 B.C.RP72851. Bronze cut half (as), cf. 1729, 155, 523, VF, half of cut coin, green , scratches, 5.205 g, maximum 27.1 mm, 0o, Augusta (Nimes, France) mint, 16 - 15 B.C.; IMP , back to back heads of , right, and [ , wearing rostral wreath, (cut, off )]; COL NEM, right chained to a , wreath above, two fronds below; $125.00 (€110.00)
, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., Amphipolis,
Tauropolos is an epithet for the goddess , variously interpreted as worshipped at Tauris, or pulled by a yoke of bulls, or hunting bull goddess. A statue of "Tauropolos" by Iphigenia in her temple at Brauron in was supposed to have been brought from the Taurians. Tauropolia was a festival of held at Athens. - RP77235. Bronze AE 22, 1630; 162; 92; 71; p. 52, 76; 3117 (R5), aVF, nice green , 8.974 g, maximum 21.5 mm, 0o, Amphipolis mint, 16 Jan 27 B.C. - 19 Aug 14 A.D.; KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ, right; ∆HMOY AMΦIΠOΛITΩN, seated facing riding on bull galloping right, holding billowing veil with both ; $125.00 (€110.00)
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