considered himself an artist, perhaps he was and took an interest in his coinage - the of are considered by many to be the finest numismatic art of the Roman Empire.
RB84073. , 443 (S), 428, 119, 83, 262, -, -, -, VF, , excellent portrait, attractive brown , slightly off center, some light corrosion, 25.990 g, maximum 35.0 mm, 180o, mint, 65 A.D.; AVG GER IMP P P, laureate left, globe at point of neck; seated left on and shields, wearing helmet and military garb, in offering in her right hand, her left hand resting on at side, right foot drawn back and resting on helmet, flanking across at center, in ; $1800.00 (€1602.00)
All the Latin coins of Perinthus are . BMC does not list Perinthus mint, but identifies this as "barbarous." RIC notes the existence of Balkan , , and but does not catalog them.
RPC attributes the to Nicaea, .RS77050. Bronze as, pl. VII, 1762, 391 var. (barbarous); c/m: 92, p. 345 (Nicaea, , Apr 68 - Jan 69), VF, c/m: VF, dark blue-green , 9.665 g, maximum 28.1 mm, 180o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, mid 66 - 9 Jun 68 A.D.; CLAVDIVS AVG IMP, laureate right, : ΓAΛBA in a rectangular punch; standing facing on ovoid globe, wings open, right, divided across above center; ; $350.00 (€311.50)
The on the is the corona civica, the oak awarded to Roman citizens ex (by special decree of the Senate) for saving the life of another citizen by slaying an enemy in battle. It became a prerogative for to be awarded the Civic Crown, originating with , who was awarded it in 27 B.C. for saving the lives of citizens by ending the series of civil wars.
RR77139. Silver , 22, 22 (R3), 24, 216, 30, 43, 1936, -, aF, edge crack, 3.328 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, Dec 60 - Dec 61 A.D.; , right; TR P VII P P, around oak , enclosing ; ; $250.00 (€222.50)
The Jewish Revolt began in 66 A.D. The rebels were successful at first. The Zealots took Jerusalem and annihilated the Roman garrison (a cohort of III). The Sicarii captured the fortress of Masada overlooking the Dead Sea. Cestius Gallus, legate of , marched into Judea leading a Roman army of 28,000 soldiers, including III Gallica, XII Fulminata, and XXII . Unable to take the Temple in Jerusalem, he retreated to the coast where he was surrounded at Beth-Horon and nearly wiped out by the Zealots.
RB76956. , 525, 205, 342, 597, 325, -, -, -, F, green , , , 12.558 g, maximum 29.0 mm, 180o, ( , France) mint, 66 A.D.; IMP AVG TR P P P, laureate left, small globe at point of neck; SECVRITAS AVGVSTI, seated right, relaxed on high back throne, right elbow on throne and resting on right hand, short in left hand, garlanded lit and torch on at feet before her, flanking across center, nothing in ; ; $200.00 (€178.00)
In 46 A.D., after the death of the Thracian Rhoemetalces III and after an unsuccessful anti-Roman revolt, the Thracian Kingdom was annexed by as the Roman province of . Perinthus was made the capital of Roman . All the Latin coins of Perinthus are . BMC does not list Perinthus mint, but identifies this as "barbarous." RIC notes the existence of Balkan , , and but does not catalog them.RB90366. Copper as, S-1760a, F, corrosion, light scratches, 8.452 g, maximum 27.7 mm, 315o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 63 - 9 Jun 68 A.D.; CLAVDIVS AVG, laureate right; Neptune standing half left, in right, long vertical trident in left, flanking across ; very ; $170.00 (€151.30)
After the Great Fire of Rome in July 64, sent a fortune to Rome to aid in the reconstruction. However, during the winter of 64 - 65, suffered its own catastrophic fire. reciprocated, sending money to for their reconstruction.
RS77049. , 495, 50, 379, 57, 112, 1969 var. (illustrated), -, -, F, dark green , light corrosion, 14.375 g, maximum 30.3 mm, 0o, ( , France) mint, c. 64 A.D.; AVG GER IMP P P, right, globe at the point of the ; , walking left, in extended right hand, frond in left hand, across , II (mark of value) in ; $145.00 (€129.05)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Ankyra,
minted its first coinage under and this with a young portrait and the name in the emperor's titles may have been the first struck by the city.RP84539. Bronze AE 19, 3108; 135; 8227; 7019; IV p. 220, 152, VF, attractive young portrait of , flaw upper left, 4.200 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 0o, (Ankara, Turkey) mint, magistrate Klaudios Artemidoros, c. 55 - 60 A.D.; NEPΩNA KΛAY∆ION KAICAPA ANKYPANΩN, right; EΠI KΛAY∆IOY APTEMI∆ΩPOY IEPEΩC, Zeus standing left, nude, downward in right hand, long in left hand; $125.00 (€111.25)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Thyatira,
Thyateira (also Thyatira) is the ancient name of the modern Turkish city of Akhisar ("white castle"). In Revelation, Thyatira is the that had a false prophetess (Revelation 2:20).RP84078. AE 17, 2382; p. 302, 62; 597; 834; -, aVF, nice green , light corrosion, a little off center, 2.341 g, maximum 17.3 mm, 0o, Thyatira mint, c. 55 A.D.; NEPΩN KΛAY∆I-OC CEBA, bare-headed, draped of right, wearing light beard (indicating mourning, for the death of ); (double-axe), ΘYAT−EIPH/NΩ−N in two two lines across divided by axe ; $110.00 (€97.90)
To celebrate his escape from the Pisonian conspiracy and assassination attempt in 65 A.D., constructed a temple to , the Roman goddess of health and safety, and honored her on the of his coins.RS77547. Silver , 67, 318, 90, 237, 30, 1945, aF, , marks and scratches, 2.550 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 66 - 67 A.D.; , laureate right; enthroned left, in extended right hand, left elbow on throne, in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Sardes,
was the capital of the Kingdom of , an important city of the Persian Empire, a Roman seat, and in later Roman and times the of the province . In the Book of Revelation, , one of the Seven Churches of , is admonished to be watchful and to strengthen since their works haven't been perfect before God. (Revelation 3:1-6).RP67772. Bronze AE 16, 3002; 120, 522 , F, 4.047 g, maximum 15.8 mm, 0o, Sardes (Sart, Turkey) mint, Mindios, c. 59 - 62 A.D.; NEPΩN KAIΣAP, laureate right; EΠI MIN∆IOY CAP∆IANΩN (square C), of Herakles right with skin tied around neck; $80.00 (€71.20)
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