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Arados, Phoenicia, c. 240 - 237 B.C.
In 259 B.C. Arados increased her autonomy and dominated a federation of nearby cities including Gabala, Karne, Marathos and Simyra. Thus began the era of Aradus, to which the subsequent coins of the city are dated. Arados was not completely independent, however, the Seleukids retained overlordship.
BB49026. Bronze AE 21, cf. BMC Phoenicia p. 13, 88 - 90, F, weight 6.434 g, maximum diameter 20.5 mm, die axis 0o, Arados mint, c. 240 - 237 B.C.; obverse turreted bust of Tyche right, uncertain countermark; reverse prow of galley left, with Athena figurehead, AP monogram above; SOLD
Theodosius I, 19 January 379 - 17 January 395 A.D.
RL23085. Bronze AE 4, SRCV 4188, gVF, weight 0.846 g, maximum diameter 13.4 mm, die axis 0o, 28 Aug 388 - 15 May 392 A.D.; obverse D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassedbust right; reverseSALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Victory walking left, carrying trophy and dragging captive, P left; double-struck; SOLD
Trebonianus Gallus, June or July 251 - July or August 253 A.D.
RS45590. Billonantoninianus, RSC IV 34l, RIC IV 82, SRCV III 9628 (unusual coppery flan, possibly an ancient counterfeit), F, weight 2.718 g, maximum diameter 20.6 mm, die axis 180o, 7th officina, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 251 - 252 A.D.; obverse IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassedbust right, VII below; reverseFELICITAS PVBL, Felicitas standing left, turreted, long grounded caduceus vertical in right, cornucopia in left, VII in ex; SOLD
Aurelian, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.
RB50283. Silveredantoninianus, RIC V 276, Cohen 140, F, weight 3.052 g, maximum diameter 21.0 mm, die axis 180o, Serdica (Sofia, Bulgaria) mint, 274 A.D.; obverse IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassedbust right; reverseORIENS AVG, Sol standing slightly right, radiate, head left, nude but for chlamys over shoulders, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left, foot on captive left, T in ex; SOLD
Istros, Thrace, c. 350 - 250 B.C.
GB39300. Bronze AE 10, Lindgren III A41d, AMNG I/I 458; BMC Thrace -; SNG Cop -; SGCV I -, F, weight 1.542 g, maximum diameter 13.2 mm, die axis 0o, Istros (near Istria, Romania) mint, c. 350 - 250 B.C.; obverse head of Apollo? right; reverse IΣTPI, sea-eagle grasping dolphin in talons; scarce; SOLD
Sardes, Lydia, c. 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
BB51368. Bronze AE 16, cf. BMC Lydia p. 240, 32 ff. (various magistrates and monograms); SNG Cop 490 ff. (same); SNGvA 3134 (same); Imhoof-Blumer -, Fair, weight 5.762 g, maximum diameter 15.7 mm, die axis 0o, Sardes mint, c. 2nd - 1st Cent B.C.; obverse laureate head of Herakles right, lion's skin around neck; reverse ΣAP∆IANΩN, Apollo standing facing, head left, crow in right, laurel branch in left, monogram upper left, uncertain magistrate's name lower left, all within wreath; SOLD
Byzantine Bronze Coin
BB19576. Bronze coin, unattributed, weight 1.886 g, maximum diameter 16.0 mm, die axis 180o, SOLD
Hungary, Ferdinand II, 1619 - 1637
Ferdinand II of the House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, and King of Hungary. An staunch catholic, he did not respect the freedom of religion granted by Rudolph II. As a result, he faced revolt in Bohemia and war with Sweden and France. He left his son an empire entangled in war and whose fortunes seemed to be fading away.
ME38262. Silver denar, F, weight 0.405 g, maximum diameter 13.6 mm, die axis 285o, Kremnitz mint, 1624; obverse FER ? II ? D ? G ? R ? I ? S ? A ? G ? H ? B ? R ?, two-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes and double cross in crown on thee hills), K?B (privy mark) in fields; reverse PATRO ? HVNGA ? 1624 ?, Madonna holding infant Jesus in her left arm, cross in right; SOLD
Lot of 3 Ancient Cast Imitations of Roman Sestertius and As, c. 3rd Century A.D.
These interesting imitations are thinner and lighter than the genuine Roman coins which these imitate. Casts such as these are commonly found near the Danube, as were these three coins, found in Hungary.
LT40918. Cast coin, Cast imitations of a Julia Domnasestertius, a Hadriansestertius, and a Hadrian as; found in Hungary, Fair, SOLD
SNG Poland, Volume 1
SNG Poland, Volume 1, The archaeological and Ethnographical Museum in Lodz, Part 4 Galatia - Zeugitana
by Mariusz Mielczarek
The Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences; Hardback, 313 coins in SNG format with coins and descriptions on facing pages.
BK09876. SNG Poland, Volume 1, The Archeological and Ethnographical Museum in Lodz, Part 4, Galatia - Zeugitana; SOLD