SP50711. 5 Roman Bronze Coins of 5 Different Emperors, each coin with a tag providing a description, attribution and historical information, 5 coins with a total over $75 will be selected by Staff from our online shop; $75.00 (€65.25)
Pair of Widow's Mites of Mark 12-41
Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny. Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, this widow put more into the treasury than all the others. For all of them have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on."JD64155. Bronze lepton, 1152 or 1153, Jerusalem mint, 95 - 76 B.C.; of eight rays and central pellet within dot , sometimes surrounded by a barbaric blundered Aramaic , Alexander Year 25; BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞAN∆POY (barbaric and blundered), upside-down within linear ; most small, worn, crude, and off center on irregular flans (typical for widow's mites), some partially uncleaned; TWO WIDOW'S MITES; $16.00 (€13.92)
, Bronze Arrowhead, 7th - 10th Century A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.AA36850. Bronze arrowhead; 20 mm long; , short barbs, and ridges down long socket; tip missing, $45.00 (€39.15)
, Bronze Arrowhead, 5th - 6th Century A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.AA36851. Bronze arrowhead; 21 mm long; , flat sides, straight edges, partial grooves, $45.00 (€39.15)
, Region, , 168 - 31 B.C.
imitative of a Macedonian issue struck under Philip V or Perseus, 187 - 168 B.C. The was appropriate for the as the river Strymon runs through the region. CE46715. Bronze AE 20, Malloy E1C; imitative of a (Philip V or Perseus) , 187 - 168 B.C., 1299, gF, 6.844 g, maximum 20.1 mm, 0o, reed-wreathed of the river god Strymon right; trident, bar across near base of prongs, scroll-like ornaments between the prongs, ornaments flanking shaft, blundered similar to MAKE∆ONΩN; beautiful turquoise-green ; ; $45.00 (€39.15)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
, a chief town and colony of , was located at confluence of the Colapis and Savus, and is now called Sisak, Croatia. The Roman imperial mint operated from 260 to c. 390 A.D. The mint master was called procurator Siscianae.RB46821. , 810, gVF, 3.778 g, maximum 23.3 mm, 0o, (Sisak, Croatia) mint, IMP C PROBVS , left in consular robe, tipped in right; , walking right, transverse spear in right hand, over shoulder in left, XXIS ; full circles strike, extensive ; $45.00 (€39.15)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
This coin is dedicated to the goddess for her quality of preserving the public peace by keeping the army true to its allegiance. RB46827. , 169 ., VF, 3.418 g, maximum 23.2 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 281 A.D.; IMP PROBVS , and right; , standing left, flanked by two standards, one in each hand, R thunderbolt E ; extensive ; $45.00 (€39.15)
Krannon, , , 400 - 350 B.C.
The city of Krannon was situated near the source of the river Onchestus, named for the son of Poseidon. It was the home of the powerful family of the Scopadae.GB49230. Bronze , Unpublished variety; 1081.1 var; 182 var; 39 - 40 var; 2075 (none with P behind horse), F, 4.638 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 45o, Krannon mint, laureate of Poseidon right; [K]P-A (P behind horse below tail, A below forelegs), horseman galloping right, wearing and , trident below; ex with his handwritten round tag; variety; $45.00 (€39.15)
, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.
This coin is dedicated to the goddess for her quality of preserving the public peace by keeping the army true to its allegiance.RB49569. , 25, VF, 3.757 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 180o, ( , France) mint, early 276 A.D.; IMP C M CL TACITVS , , draped and right; , standing left, holding two flanking standards, BA in ; $45.00 (€39.15)
, First Half 283 - Spring 285 A.D.
The Roman poet Ovid tells the story of the : 'Most beings spring from other individuals; but there is a certain kind which reproduces itself. The Assyrians call it the . It does not live on fruit or flowers, but on frankincense and odoriferous gums. When it has lived five hundred years, it builds itself a nest in the branches of an oak, or on the top of a tree. In this it collects cinnamon and spikenard, and myrrh, and of these materials builds a pile on which it deposits itself, and dying, breathes out its last breath amidst odors. From the body of the parent bird, a young issues forth, destined to live as long a life as its predecessor. When this has grown up and gained sufficient strength, it lifts its nest from the tree (its own cradle and its parent's sepulcher), and carries it to the city of in , and deposits it in the temple of the Sun.'
RB50696. , , 2, 244; 10; - 2, pp. 38 - 39; 12340; -, aVF, 3.089 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, 3rd , Rome mint, 5th emission, 284 - 285 A.D.; IMP CARINVS , and right; AETERNIT AVG, standing left, on globe in right hand, raising robe with left, KAΓ in ; $45.00 (€39.15)
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