, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.
This is an extremely heroic variety of a . There is only one auction record on Coin Archives for this variety: NAC Auction 59 (4 Apr 2011), lot 968 (a beautiful near EF example). It sold for $48,717 including fees. SH73454. , 203q+2 (same obv die), 535 (S, no belt), 838 var (no belt), 565 var (no belt), VF, , high relief , , porous, areas of corrosion, 25.631 g, maximum 34.6 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 104 - 107 A.D.; NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P P, laureate left, full chest exposed, with drapery on left shoulder, military belt ( ) across chest; , in military dress on horseback right, thrusting spear at Dacian warrior trampled and falling under fore-hooves, S C in ; extremely variety; $5000.00 (€4400.00)
, 28 March - 2 June 193 A.D., Daughter of
, the only child of and , was made Augusta the day her father became emperor. She survived her father's downfall, but was stripped of her title and the details of her life thereafter are unknown. Due to the short reign of her father, coins of are extremely .SH72535. Silver , 10, 3, 14, VF, lightly , porous, 2.393 g, maximum 18.35 mm, 0o, Rome mint, first issue, 28 Mar - May(?) 93; AVG, draped right, hair in bun; HILAR TEMPOR, standing left, long branch in right hand, in left; ex CNG auction 337, lot 450; extremely (R4); $2400.00 (€2112.00)
, 3 April 68 - 15 January 69 A.D.
Other than an undescribed photograph in , this is apparently unpublished. Although , it is in Southerland's unpublished addenda.SH72977. Silver , p. 24 (photograph, but not described!, same rev. die), 94 var., 215 var., 50 var., -, S - (var. all SER IMP), VF, porous and pitted, edge scrape top left, 3.389 g, maximum 18.0 mm, 180o, mint, c. 3 Apr - late 68 A.D.; IMPER (arcing left to right above), on horseback prancing left, bare-headed, wearing military garb, cloak flying behind, raising right hand in salute; (arcing downward on right), helmeted and draped of (valor, courage) right, crested helmet; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; extremely ; $2400.00 (€2112.00)
, 31 December 192 - 28 March 193 A.D.
was the son of a humble charcoal-burner. After a successful career in the military, as a senator and then as praefect of the city of Rome, he reluctantly accepted the throne offered by the murderers of . After a reign of only 86 day he was murdered by mutinous guards.SH72991. Silver , 13a, 25, 56, 7, 6048, EF, excellent portrait, , 3.180 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 1 Jan - 28 Mar 193 A.D.; P HELV AVG, laureate right; VOT TR P , standing left, veiled, sacrificing over lit from a in right; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; very (R2); $1800.00 (€1584.00)
, 15 January 69 - 17 April 69 A.D.
With this coin claimed there was peace all over the world. It was true that at the time it was struck there was peace along all the borders of the empire, which was a event because Rome was almost always engaged in some war with the nations and tribes that surrounded it. It was, however, an absurdity, in the midst of a civil war within the borders, to acclaim peace on the borders as peace all over the world.SH75695. Silver , 4, 3, 3, 3, 2156, VF, portrait, nice , scratches, center flatly struck, 3.518 g, maximum 17.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, Jan - Feb 69 A.D.; IMP M , right; PAX TERRARVM (All the World at Peace), Pax standing left, olive-branch in right hand, in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; ; $1800.00 (€1584.00)
, 15 January 69 - 17 April 69 A.D.
With this coin claimed there was peace all over the world. It was true that at the time it was struck there was peace along all the borders of the empire, which was a event because Rome was almost always engaged in some war with the nations and tribes that surrounded it. It was, however, an absurdity, in the midst of a civil war within the borders, to acclaim peace on the borders as peace all over the world.SH72951. Silver , 4a, -, -, -, -, VF, nice , a few bumps and scratches, 3.335 g, maximum 18.6 mm, 180o, Rome mint, late Feb - early Mar 69 A.D.; IMP , right; PAX TERRARVM (All the World at Peace), Pax standing left, olive-branch in right hand, in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex & Sear Mail Bid Sale 13 (2006), lot 437; - this is the much rarer later variety without M between IMP and , 45/1000 coins in Jyrki Muona's die study; ; $1600.00 (€1408.00)
, Triumvir and , 44 - 30 B.C., CHORTIS SPECVLATORVM
served the legions as spies, scouts, messengers, lookouts, and executioners. Aboard ship stood watch as lookouts in a turret (specula) at the stern, explaining their unusual standards. Normally ten were assigned to each legion. Anthony formed a separate cohort of which served him personally and also acted as his personal bodyguard. would later create a speculatorian cohort at Rome to serve as the inner corps of the praetorian guard. This coin probably refers to the naval equivalent, who were comparable to the Marines and provided a shipboard bodyguard for Antony.
SH76389. Silver , 1484, 544/121, 1214, II East 185, 6, , VF, on full , , banker's mark and “V” graffito on , scratches, 3.636 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 0o, (?) mint, 32 - 31 B.C.; ANT•AVG / III VIR•R•P•C, galley right with rowers, mast with fluttering banners at prow, of dots; CHORTIS SPECVLATORVM, three standards, each decorated with two wreaths and a model war galley prow, of dots; ex CNG auction 76/2 (12 Sep 2007), lot 3262; ex John A. Seeger Collection; ; $1600.00 (€1408.00)
, 3 April 68 - 15 January 69 A.D.
With this coin asserts that he has freedom, but this was empty propaganda. was notoriously cruel, sentenced many to death without trial, raised taxes, and rarely accepted requests for citizenship.RS72971. Silver , 7 (R2); 197, 4, 132, -, -, VF, lightly , lightly etched surfaces, 3.204 g, maximum 18.3 mm, 180o, mint, April - late 68 A.D.; , laureate right; (liberty ), of right, hair knotted behind, wearing pearl necklace; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex Artcoins auction 6 (10 Dec 2012), lot 800 (the one and only sale of this on Coin Archives); extremely ; $1500.00 (€1320.00)
, and , Feb - Mar 44 B.C.
"The coin that killed ." The declares is "Dictator for Life" and he wears the veil, symbolic of his life-term position as . would be both the and high priest of Rome for the remainder of his life, but his life would end only a few weeks after this coin was struck. For to put his image on coins and in effect declare himself was too much for and his republican allies. On the Ides of March (15 March) 44 B.C. was stabbed to death by as many as 60 conspirators, led by and Cassius. According to Plutarch, a seer had warned that harm would come to no later than the Ides of March. On his way to the Theater of Pompey, where he would be assassinated, passed the seer and joked, "The ides of March have come," meaning to say that the prophecy had not been fulfilled, to which the seer replied "Aye, ; but not gone." This meeting is famously dramatized in William Shakespeare's play , when is warned by the soothsayer to "beware the Ides of March."
Minted for Caesar's planned Parthian war, this was often carelessly struck indicating the mint was working under great pressure.
SH76555. Silver , 480/7b, 104a, I Rome 4155, 1062, 24, 1410, VF, attractive iridescent , uneven strike, contact marks, , 3.273 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 315o, Rome mint, moneyer L. Aemilius Buca, Feb - Mar 44 B.C.; - DICT PERPETVO (starting upper right), wreathed of right; seated right, in extended right hand, transverse in left hand, L BVCA downward behind; ex auction 13 (29 Nov 2014), lot 369; ex Andrew McCabe Collection; ; $1500.00 (€1320.00)
, and , October 49 - 15 March 44 B.C.
This was the first coin issued in Caesar's name. It was minted after his invasion of Italy and crossing of the Rubicon on 10 January 49 B.C. The symbolism on the may be the triumph of over evil. The refers to Caesar's office of (high priest of Rome).
SL75310. Silver , 49, 1399, 1006, 443/1, NGC AU (about uncirculated), strike 4/5, surface 2/5 (3762093-011), 3.77 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 270o, military mint, traveling with , c. April - Aug 49 B.C.; right trampling on horned , in ; emblems of the pontificate - (cup) or (ladle), , axe and (priest's hat); $1480.00 (€1302.40)
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