Ptolemaic Kyrenaica, Ptolemy III - Ptolemy II (Physcon), 246 - 116 B.C.
Alexander the Great received tribute from the cities of Kyrenaica after he took . Kyrenaica was annexed by Ptolemy I . It briefly gained independence under Magas of Cyrene, stepson of Ptolemy I, but was reabsorbed into the Ptolemaic empire after his death. It was separated from the main kingdom by Ptolemy and given to his son Ptolemy Apion, who, dying without heirs in 96 B.C., bequeathed it to the Roman Republic.GP65950. Bronze AE 12,
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
ilius in the declares that is "son of the divine." His father, , had been deified by the Senate and was now the son of a god.RS70146. Silver , , 1, 266 (C2); 397a; 92; 76; 2676, aVF, , portrait, 3.228 g, maximum 16.6 mm, 225o, Rome mint, as , 80 - 81 A.D.; DOMITIANVS , laureate right; , flaming and garlanded column ; $70.02 (€62.32)
, Early September 282 - c. July or August 283 A.D., Roman Provincial
is the Greek personification of justice and dealing. One of the most common types of , she always holds and a . RX71220. , 4662; 3162; p. 316, 2441; 1897; 3996, F, centered, light encrustation, 7.246 g, maximum 19.6 mm, 0o, mint, A K M A KA-POC CEB, laureate, draped, and right; standing left, in right hand, double in left hand, LA (year 1) upper left; $50.00 (€44.50)
Istros, , 400 - 350 B.C.
The has been variously interpreted as representing the , the rising and setting sun, and the two branches of the river Danube. - and Their Values by David SearGS76744. Silver 1/4 , Black Sea 250; p. 26, 14; cf. 143 (control off , ), F, struck with worn dies, 0.850 g, maximum 11.2 mm, Istros (near Istria, Romania) mint, 400 - 350 B.C.; facing male heads, right inverted; IΣTPIH, sea-eagle grasping a with talons, ΠA below; $48.67 (€43.32)
Greek, Macedonian, Jar Stamped MAKE..., 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AK35509. Jar
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy VI and Ptolemy , 170 - 164 B.C.
Two eagles on the may be symbolic of the joint rule of Ptolemy VI and his younger brother.GP42314. Bronze AE 31,
1424, 306 ff., 212 ff., 75, 142 (Ptolemy V, 180 - 176 B.C.), 7900, VF, green , some corrosion and encrustation, 26.233 g, maximum 32.1 mm, 0o, mint, diademed of Zeus right; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles standing left, side-by-side, on thunderbolt, double left; BIG 32mm Bronze!;
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy II (Physcon), Second Reign, 145 - 116 B.C.
Ptolemy VIII's nickname was Physcon, which means potbelly.
assigns the to Ptolemy X Alexander, presumably because Alexander would favor his namesake as a , but notes the is hypothetical.GP42364. Bronze AE 27,
Republic of Venice, Doge Giovanni Gradenigo, 1355 - 1356
Giovanni Gradenigo (died August 8, 1356) was the fifty-sixth Doge of Venice, appointed on April 21, 1355. During his reign, Venice signed a peace with Genoa.
The tornesello was minted in Venice but was specifically designated for use by the administrators of colonies of Coron and Modon, Negroponte and . Struck in an of 1/9 silver, they were intended as a replacement for the Frankish , last minted in 1350.ME46271.
, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.
Pax, regarded by the ancients as a goddess, was worshipped not only at Rome but also at Athens. Her could not be stained with blood. began the construction of a magnificent temple to her , which finished, in the Via Sacra. The attributes of Peace are the , the olive branch, the , and often the . Sometimes she is represented setting fire to a pile of arms.RA47000.
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
In 280, defeated the usurpers, at ( ), Bonosus at Agrippinensis (Cologne), and Julius Saturninus at , .RA46840.
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