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Jochen's Solidi


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Jochen's Argentei and Siliquae


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Jochen's Denarii


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Jochen's Antoniniani


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Jochen's Sestertii


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Jochen's Dupondii


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Jochen's Asses


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Jochen's AEs


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Jochen's Republicans


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Jochen's Byzantine coins


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Jochen's Greek coins


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Provincials: Moesia inferior and superior


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43 files, last one added on Mar 25, 2011

Provincials: Nikopolis ad Istrum


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Provincials: Markianopolis


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Provincials: Thrace, Macedonia, Greece


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Last additions - Jochen's Gallery
nikopolis_sept_severus_HrHJ(2013)8_14_7_16_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 14. Septimius Severus, HrHJ (2013) 8.14.07.16 #21 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17
obv. AV KAI CE - CEVHROC
laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - T - P[ROC IC]
Apollo Sauroktonos, nude, with crossed legs stg. r., resting with extended l. hand on tree
stump and holding in r. hand drawn back arrow
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1354 (3 ex., Berlin, Wien, Mionnet)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2351
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.14.7.16
scarce, F+, black green patina

This is the type Pat Lawrence, The Evidence of the Coins, 12b. She calls it irregular because of its miscrossed legs.
JochenOct 25, 2014
markianopolis_macrinus_diadum_HrJ(2013)6_24_21_02+.jpg
Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 24. Macrinus & Diadumenian, HrJ (2013) 6.24.21.02 (plate coin)3 viewsMacrinus & Diadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 26,11.28g, 26.29mm, 30°
struck under governor P. Furius Pontianus
obv. [AVT K] OPPEL CEVH MAKREINOC
beneath in 3 lines [KM] OPPEL A[N] / TWNINOC [DI / ADOVMEN]
Confronted heads of Diadumenian, bare, r., and Macrinus, laureate, l.
rev. VP PONTIANOV MARKIANOPOLEIT / WN
Hygieia, in long garment and mantle, stg. r., feeding snake in r. arm from patera in l. hand
in lower r. field E (for pentassarion)
ref. a) not in AMMNG:
rev. AMNG I/1, 750 var. (WN not in ex.)
obv. e.g. AMNG I/1, 746
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No. 6.24.21.2 (plate coin)
rare, F+, glossy dark green patina
1 commentsJochenOct 25, 2014
markianopolis_caracalla_HrJ6_18_1_12_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 18. Caracalla, HrJ (2013) 6.18.01.12 #21 viewsCaracalla, AD 198-217
AE 25, 9.81g, 25.36mm, 15°
struck under governor Quintilianus
obv. PIOC AVGOVSTOC - ANTWNINO - C
bearded bust, laureate, r.
rev. VP K - VNTILILIANOV(sic!) MARKIANOPOLIT / WN
Eagle, wings opened, stg. frontal on thunderbolt, head l., holding wreath in
beak
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 644 var.
c) Varbanov (engl.) 965 var. (The die cutters seem to have difficulties with the name
Quintilianus: Hristova/Jekov mentions another variant KVNTIALIANOV!)
b) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No.6.18.1.12
about VF, dark green patina

Interesting legend configuration: WN stands directly above VPK and LIT.
JochenOct 25, 2014
syrakus_hieronII_BMC530.jpg
Sicily, Syracuse, Hieron II, BMC 5300 viewsHieron II, 274-216 BC
AE 20, 6.34g, 19.69mm, 90°
obv. bearded head of Poseidon, diademed, l.
rev. IERW - NOS
ornamented trident between 2 dolphins
ref. BMC 350; SNG Copenhagen 850; Sear 1223
F+, black brown patina
JochenOct 23, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_32_03cf.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.32.03 cf.1 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 28, 11.99g, 27.99mm, 120°
struck under Caecilius Servilianus
obv. AV - T KAI M AVRH - KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. [HG - EMO] KAIKI CERBEILIA. - NEIKOPO PROC [ICT]
River god, nude to hips, leaning l., holding in extended r. hand long reed and resting with l.
arm on overturned vase from which water flows downwards.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1235 var. (different depiction)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2146 var. (different depiction)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013):
rev. depiction like No. 8.10.32.3 (with the same strange kink of the reed)
legend like No. 8.10.32.2
obv. e.g. No. 8.10.32.3 (same die)
F+, black green patina
JochenOct 23, 2014
nikopolis_caracalla_HrHJ(2013)8_18_46_12.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 18. Caracalla, HrHJ (2013) 8.18.46.12 (plate coin)2 viewsCaracalla, AD 198-217
AE 17, 3.1g
obv. AV K M AVR - ANTWN
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r-
rev. NIKOPO - PROC IC / TRON
Tetrastyle temple with trigonal pediment decorated with shield(?); in central intercolumnare cult statue of
Asklepios
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.18.46.12 (plate coin)
scarce, about VF, dark green patina
JochenOct 22, 2014
nikopolis_caracalla_HrHJ(2013)8_18_4_6.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 18. Caracalla, HrHJ (2013) 8.18.04.062 viewsCaracalla, AD 198-217
AE 27, 12.36g, 210°
struck under governor Flavius Ulpianus
obv. AV.K M AVR - ANTWNINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind, laureate, r.
rev. V FL OVLPIAN - NIKOPOLIT / PROC I
Athena in long garment and mantle, helmeted, stg. frontal, head r., holding with l. hand shield set on small
base and resting with raised r. hand on spear entwined by snake
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No.8.18.4.6 (same dies)
scarce, F+, nearly black patina
pedigree:
ex CNG Auction 337, Lot 196
JochenOct 22, 2014
nikopolis_diadumenian_HrHJ(2013)8_25_20_03_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 25. Diadumenian, HrHJ (2013) 8.25.20.03 #29 viewsDiadumenian,AD 217-218
AE 27, 10.91g, 26.65mm, 0°
struck under governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
obv. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADOVMENIANOC
Bare head r.
rev. VP AGRIPPA NIKO - POLITWN PROC ICTRW
Asklepios, in himation, stg. frontal, head l., resting with r. hand on snake staff set in arm pit, l. hand at hip
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1805
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3670
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.25.20.3
about VF, dark green patina
3 commentsJochenOct 19, 2014
nikopolis_25_diadumenian_HrHJ(2013)8_25_36_19_#2.JPG
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 25. Diadumenian, HrHJ (2013) 8.25.36.19 #22 viewsDiadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 16, 2.94g, 16.06mm, 0°
obv. K M OPPEL - ANTWNINOC
Bare head r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - TWN PROC
Homonoia in long garment and mantle, stg. l., holding in l. arm cornucopiae and in extended r. hand
patera.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1878 (1 ex., Bukarest)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3603
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.25.36.19
F+, black green patina
JochenOct 18, 2014
nikopolis_gordianIII_HrHJ(2013)8_36_46_12(rev).jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 36. Gordian III, HrHJ (2013) 8.36.46.12 (rev.only)2 viewsGordian III, AD 238-244
AE 26,10.46g, 26.04mm, 15°
struck under governor Sabinius Modestus
obv. AVT.K.M.ANT - W.GORDIANOC.AVG (AVG ligate)
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind, laureate, r.
rev. VP CAB MO - DECTOV - NIKOP - OLEITWN P (WN ligate)
in ex. PROC ICTRON
Tetrastyle temple with crenulated columns, within statue of Tyche, wearing kalathos,
holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in extended r. hand rudder; in pediment shield and
spear
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 2092 (1 ex., München)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 4250 (doesn't mention AMNG)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013):
rev. No. 8.36.46.12 (same die)
obv. e.g. No. 8.36.35.2 (same die)
scarce, F+, some roughness

Note: The omega on obv. is written as W, the one on rev. as Ω!
JochenOct 18, 2014
nikopolis_jul_domna_HrHJ(2013)8_17_1_6corr.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 17. Julia Domna, HrHJ (2013) 8.17.01.06 corr.2 viewsJulia Domna, AD 193-211
AE 17, 1.97g, 16.75mm, 180°
obv. IO DM - CEBACT
Bust, draped, r.
rev. NIKOPO.PROC ICT
Eagle with half open wings stg. frontal on thunderbolt head with wreath in beak erected l.
ref. a) not in AMNG:
cf. AMNG I/1, 1481 (for the type only)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.17.1.6 corr.:
Writes IO DOM, but depicted coins are very worn
coll. Hoeft

The legend IO DM is very unusual but clearly readable.
JochenOct 17, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_35_2corr+.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.35.02 corr. #2 (plate coin)4 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 16, 3.09g, 15.82mm, 180°
obv. AV - T KAI M AV - RH KOMODO[C]
Bust, bearded, laureate, r.
rev. NEIKOPO - LEI PROC ICT (beginning upper r.)
Female figure in long clothes and mantle, veiled(?), stg. frontal, looking r., r. hand in puff of
her garment, in her l. hand the bridle.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1246 (1 ex. in Vienna)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2518 (1 ex.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.10.35.2 corr. (plate coin)
writes AVT M AV - RH
rare, about VF/good F, black-green patina

Pick: The figure is of very bad work, referring to the lettering from the same die-cutter as the big bronze coins. Wether the bridle-like item is hold by her l. hand or stands free beside her is unclear; but it seems to be meant Nemesis.
JochenOct 17, 2014
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Johannes, RIC X, 19162 viewsJohannes, AD 423-425, usurper
AE 4, 11mm
Rome, 2nd officina, 423-425
obv. [DN JOHANN - ES PF AVG]
Bust, draped and cuirassed, pearl-diademed, r.
rev. [SALVS REI - PVBLICE]
Victory advancing l., holding trophy over r. shoulder and dragging captive
in l. field Chi-Rho and S
ref. RIC X, 1916; LRBC 833
scarce, F+, dark green patina
JochenOct 16, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_38_2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.38.022 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 24, 5.9g
obv. [A]VT KAI M AVR - H KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. [N]EIKOPOLITWN - PROC IC[TRON]
Tyche in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in extended
r. hand the rudder
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1239 var. (different legends)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.):
cf.#2179 (for the type only)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.10.38.2
scarce, S+, dark green patina

Note: Unusual Omega on rev.
JochenOct 16, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_4_2var(rev).jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.04.02 var. (rev. only)3 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 16(?), 2.24g
obv. AV KAI - KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPO - LI PROC ICTR
Athena in long double chiton, stg. frontal, head r., holding in lowered l. hand shield set on
ground and resting with raised r. hand on inverted spear which is entwined by a snake
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013):
rev. No. 8.10.4.2 var. (different legend)
obv. e.g. No. 8.10.47.5 (same die)
very rare, about VF, dark-green patina
JochenOct 15, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_38_4+_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.38.04 #2 (plate coin)2 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 23, 5.53g, 22.79mm, 210°
obv. AVT KAI M AVR - KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. NE - IKOPOLE -ITWN PROC ICTR
Tyche, in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in extended
r. hand rudder
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1239 (3 ex., Berlin, Paris, Sofia)
This ex. like #2 from Paris
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2179 var. (different depiction)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.10.38.4 (plate coin)
about VF, dark green patina
JochenOct 13, 2014
nikopolis_elagabal_HrHJ(2013)8_26_54_12corr.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2013) 8.26.54.12 corr.1 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 26, 11.45g, 25.72mm, 0°
obv. AVT K M AVR - ANTWNEINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from front, radiate, r.
rev. NI / KOPOL / ITWN PR / C ICTR / ON (O of PROC missed)
Legend in 5 lines in Laurel wreath
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 2014 (2 ex., St.Petersburg, Sofia)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3848 (cites AMNG 2015 in error)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.26.54.12 corr. (writes AVRH)
F+, brown patina

Legend error!
JochenOct 13, 2014
nikopolis_sept_severus_HrHJ(2013)8_14_1_16.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 14. Septimius Severus, HrHJ (2013) 8.14.01.162 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 2.14g, 16.61mm, 225°
obv. AV KAI CE - CEVHROC
laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPO - LITWN
Zeus, in himation, enthroned l., resting with raised l. hand on sceptre and holding in extended r. hand
patera
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1347 var. (different legend break on rev.)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.10.1.16 (same dies)
F+, dark green patina, slightly double struck on obv.
JochenOct 08, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_38_5-7var.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 10.8.38.05-7 var., probably unpublished3 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 22, 6.55g, 21.94g, 345°
obv. [AVT] KAI.AVRH. - KOMODOC
youthful head, laureate, r.
rev. [NEIKO]POLITWN - PROC ICTR[ON?]
Tyche in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding in l. arm cornucopiae
and in extended r. hand rudder
ref. a) not in AMNG:
cf. ANNG I/1,1239 (for the type only)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.):
cf. #2178/9 (for the type only)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013):
rev. No. 8.10.28.5-7 (for the type only)
obv. not listed
probably unpublished
F-F+, sandy deposits, excentric flan, rude lettering
JochenOct 07, 2014
nikopolis_commodus_HrHJ(2013)8_10_38_1_corr.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 10. Commodus, HrHJ (2013) 8.10.38.4 (plate coin)5 viewsCommodus, AD 177-192
AE 23, 5.5g, 23.23mm, 225°
obv. AVT KAI M AVR - H KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. NE - IKOPOLE - ITWN PROC ICTR
Tyche, in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding in l. arm cornucopiae
and in extended r. hand rudder
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1239 (3 ex., Berlin, Paris, Sofia)
like #2 from Paris
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2179 var. (different legend breaks on rev.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.10.38.4 (plate coin)
F+, dark green patina, some patina damage on both sides
JochenOct 07, 2014

Random files - Jochen's Gallery
nikopolis_elagabal_HrHJ(2013)8_26_13_8.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2013) 8.26.13.08 #28 viewsElagabal, 218-222
AE 17, 2.95g, 17.28mm, 165°
obv. AV KM AVR - ANTWNINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC ICT[RON]
Artemis in short cloak and wearing boots, advancing r., holding in extended l. hand bow and drawing with
r. hand arrow from quiver over r. shoulder; behind her feet the hound walking r.
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3817
Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.26.13.8
F+, dark green patina
Jochen
markianopolis_sev_alex_mammaea_AMNG1083.jpg
Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 34. Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea, HrJ (2013) 6.33.05.05 (plate coin)27 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 222-235
AE 26, 11.12g, 25.61mm, 0°
struck under governor Fir. Philopappus
obv. AVT KM CEVH [ALEZANDROC KAI IOVLIA] MAMAIA
confronted busts of Severus Alexander, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Julia Mamaea, draped and wearing stephane, l.
rev. VP FIR FILOPAPPOV MARKIANOPOLITW / N
Goddess in long clothes, but without veil, with corn-ears and torch (Demeter or
Kore)
in r. field E (for pentassarion)
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1083 (1 ex., Bukarest)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1850
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No.6.33.5.5 (plate coin)
very rare, small flan, therefore legends only partially seen, otherwise about VF; but the legible parts of the legend confirms Pick's assumption that it is Mamaea on the obv.
Jochen
nikopolis_caracalla_HJ8_8_14_10corr.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 18. Caracalla, HrHJ (2013) 8.18.14.1413 viewsCaracalla as Caesar, AD 196-198
AE 18, 2.60g, 18.35mm, 30°
obv. M AV K - ANTWNIN
Bust, draped and cuirassed, bare-headed, r.
rev. NIKOPOL - PROC IC[T]
Herakles, nude, stg. r., resting with r. hand on club and holding in extended l. hand lion's skin and apples(?)
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1498 (2 ex., Berlin, Sofia)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2921
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.18.14.14
F/F+, dark green patina
Jochen
domitianus_ahenobarbus_Cr261.1.jpg
Cn. Domitianus Ahenobarbus, Crawford 261/144 viewsRoman Republic, Cn. Domitianus Ahenobarbus, gens Domitia
AR - Denarius, 18.52mm, 3.88g
Rom, 128 BC
obv. Head of Roma, helmeted, r., star before, grain-ear behind
rev. Victory, holding whip, galloping in biga right, ROMA above, man spearing big
hound below horses, CN.DOM in ex.
Crawford 261/1; Sydenham 514; Domitia 14
VF/near VF, rev.slightly off center, dark old collection toning
Pedigree.
Ex Gorney & Mosch, auctions 155-157, Lot 2631

Sometimes the scene beneath the biga is interpreted as fight of a gladiator against a lion, but sometimes related to Bituitus, king of the Averni, who unleashed a pack of huge dogs against the Romans in his battles.
Jochen
nikopolis_elagabal_HrJ8_26_35_7var(rev).jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2013) 8.26.35.08 (plate coin)19 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 27, 13.64g, 26.74mm, 195°
struck under governor Novius Rufus
obv. AV KM AVR - ANTWNINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from front, laureate, r.
rev. VP NOBIOV ROVFOV NIKOPOLITWN PROC IC (PR ligate)
in l. and r. field TR - ON
Nemesis-Aequitas, in long garment and mantle, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in outstretched r. hand scales; at her feet l.
the wheel
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.26.35.8 (plate coin)
rare, about VF, nice green patina
2 commentsJochen