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)
Constantine Era Bronze Coin in Plastic Holder, 307 - 364 A.D.
The coin in the photo is randomly selected example, not the actual coin you will receive.SL35619. Bronze coin, Constantine and his family, in plastic holder, or better, no grades on holders, one coin; $3.50 (€3.05)
, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
On 1 March 317, Constantine and Licinius elevated their sons , ( a baby) and to Caesars. After this arrangement Constantine ruled the dioceses and , and established his residence at , from where he prepared a campaign against the Goths and Sarmatians.RL43300. Bronze AE 3, Trier 173, EF, hair struck a bit soft, 3.495 g, maximum 20.2 mm, 0o, (Trier, Germany) mint, 317 - 318 A.D.; FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN N C, bare-headed, draped and right; , standing right holding transverse spear in right and globe in left, F left, T right, BTR ; $50.00 (€43.50)
, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.
was the Roman goddess of health. She was to the Greeks, who believed her to be the daughter of , the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one bringing another healing herbs. Woman seeking fertility, the sick, and the injured slept in his temples in chambers where non-poisonous snakes were left to crawl on the floor and provide healing.RB48408. , -, 1307-1328 (LV 1859), VF, 3.991 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 0o, 1st emission, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, c. Oct - Dec 275 A.D.; IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG, , draped and right; , seated left, feeding snake rising from , T ; unlisted in RIC; ; $50.00 (€43.50)
Bohemia, John (the Blind) of Luxembourg, 1310 - 1346
John is known for having died while fighting in the Battle of Crécy at age 50, after having been blind for a decade. The medieval chronicler Jean Froissart left the following account: "..for all that he was nigh blind, when he understood the order of the battle, he said to them about him: 'Where is the lord Charles my son?' His men said: 'Sir, we cannot tell; we think he be fighting.' Then he said: 'Sirs, ye are my men, my companions and friends in this journey: I require you bring me so far forward, that I may strike one stroke with my sword.' They said they would do his commandment, and to the intent that they should not lose him in the press, they tied all their reins of their bridles each to other and set the before to accomplish his desire, and so they went on their enemies. The lord Charles of Bohemia his son, who wrote himself of Almaine and bare the arms, he came in order to the battle; but when he saw that the matter went awry on their party, he departed, I cannot tell you which way. The his father was so far forward that he strake a stroke with his sword, yea and more than four, and fought valiantly and so did his company; and they adventured themselves so forward, that they were there all slain, and the next day they were found in the place about the , and all their horses tied each to other."ME48547. Silver Parvus, 1, F, 0.340 g, maximum 14.0 mm, 0o, Kuttenberg (Kutná Hora) mint, 1311 - 1319; S WENCEZLAV, half-length of Saint Wenceslaus facing; IOHES REX BOEM, rampant with double tail left; ; $50.00 (€43.50)
, First Half 283 - Spring 285 A.D.
RB50696. Bronze , 244, aVF, 3.089 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, Rome mint, IMP CARINVS , and right; AETERNIT AVG, standing left, on globe in right hand, raising robe with left, KAΓ ; $50.00 (€43.50)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy IV , 221 - 204 B.C.
1149 is the same as 1148 but with the addition of the .
Ptolemy IV is a major protagonist of the apocryphal 3 Maccabees, which describes events following the Battle of Raphia, in both Jerusalem and .GP54642. Bronze tetrobol, 42 (with c/m); 1149 (same); 211 (same); BMC p. 75, 76 (same, Ptolemy V); 151 (no c/m); 97 (no c/m, Ptolemy V), F, 38.162 g, maximum 38.7 mm, 0o, mint, horned of Zeus right, wearing ; BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, turned back right, ΣE between eagle's legs, rectangular ; big 38 mm bronze; $50.00 (€43.50)
, , N. , c. 350 - 320 B.C.
At the height of its prominence, Carthage's influence extended over most of the western Mediterranean. Rivalry with Rome led to a series of conflicts, the Punic Wars. The Third Punic War ended in the destruction of the city, annexation by Rome of all Carthaginian territory, and the death or enslavement of the entire Carthaginian population.GB59455. Bronze AE 18, III p. 381, 9 ff.; 20; 102 ff., F, flaked (stable), 6.288 g, maximum 17.5 mm, 135o, Sicilian(?) mint, c. 350 - 320 B.C.; tree; of horse right; ; $50.00 (€43.50)
Korykos, , 1st Century B.C.
was the messenger of the gods and the god of commerce and thieves. He was the son of Zeus and the nymph Maia. His include the and winged sandals.GB56751. Bronze AE 21, 1086 - 1091, 797, 5677, 116, F, 5.885 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 0o, Korykos mint, Roman rule, 1st century B.C.; turreted of right, AN behind; KΩPYKIΩTΩN, standing left, wearing , in right, in left, ∆I/NI/AN on left; green with earthen highlights; $50.00 (€43.50)
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