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Jochen's Aurei


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Jochen's Solidi


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19 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2012

Jochen's Argentei and Siliquae


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4 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2012

Jochen's Denarii


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99 files, last one added on Oct 01, 2014

Jochen's Antoniniani


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93 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2014

Jochen's Sestertii


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5 files, last one added on Oct 04, 2012

Jochen's Dupondii


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8 files, last one added on Nov 05, 2013

Jochen's Asses


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11 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2009

Jochen's AEs


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153 files, last one added on Oct 29, 2014

Jochen's Republicans


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38 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Jochen's Byzantine coins


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1 files, last one added on May 20, 2008

Jochen's Greek coins


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75 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2014

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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901 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2014

Provincials: Markianopolis


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259 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2014

Provincials: Thrace, Macedonia, Greece


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185 files, last one added on Oct 30, 2014

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Last additions - Jochen's Gallery
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Thracia, Serdika, Gallienus, HrJ 12.46.41.22 viewsGallienus, AD 235-268
AE 27, 20.42g, 27.32mm, 15°
obv. AVT K GAL - LIHNOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind, radiate, r.
rev. OVLPIAC - CERDIKHC
in l. field in 3 lines one below the other FILO / MOV / COC
Eros, nude, winged, with unknown attribute on head (tied up hairs?), stg. l.,
holding in lowered l. hand bow and arrow, and in extended r. hand small figure.
ref. a) Ruzicka 479 var., pl. IV:
writes laureate head r. and calls the rev. figure winged Genius holding small
figure with mantle and raised hand (the online version doesn't mention the
legend in l. field!)
b) Varbanov III, 2626:
calls the rev. figure Genius and the statuette an idol
c) Moushmov 4955:
calls the rev. figure Genius (Apollo?) and has no name for the statuette
d) Hristova/Jekov 12.46.41.1:
calls the rev. figur Genius and the statuette a Muse
very rare, F

PHILOMOUSOS is "Friend of the Muses". An enigmatic reverse!
JochenOct 30, 2014
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Thracia, Tomis, Septimius Severus, Varbanov 4813 var.2 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 27, 10.44g, 26.90mm, 180°
obv. AVT K.L.CEP - .CEOVHROC. P
laureate head r.
rev. MHTRO - P - P - ONTOV TO - MEWC (from 12h clockwise to 9h)
Two-wheeled cart drawn by a bull pacing l.; in the cart a man, bearded, bare-
headed, in himation(?), std. r., upper part of the body and head turned l., r. hand
stretched out l., r. hand bent; in front of the bull a woman in double-chiton
advancing l., head turned r., with r. hand holding an unknown object (long
stick?) on r. shoulder, l. hand raised r.
in upper field Delta (for tetrassarion)
ref. a) not in AMNG:
rev. AMNG I/2, 2756 (depiction)
AMNG I/2, 2757 (legend)
obv. AMNG I/2, 2755 var. (Bust draped and cuirassed)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 4813 var. (= AMNG 2756)
very rare, F+, black brown patina, somewhat porous
JochenOct 30, 2014
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Bithynia, Nikaia, Severus Alexander, Rec. Gen. 621 var.1 viewsSeverus Alexander, AD 222-235
AE 25, 9.81g, 25.33mm, 30°
obv. [M AVR CEVH] - ALEZANDROC AV[G]
laureate head r.
rev. EV / CEBWN / EVGENWN / NIKAIE / WN (2nd WN ligate)
Legend in 5 lines in laurel wreath
ref. Rec. Gen. 621 var. (bust cuirassed); BMC 98
very rare, F+, stripped

Interesting rev. legend: (Edited by) the pious and well-born people of Nikaia!
JochenOct 30, 2014
emesa_macrinus_Prieur989~0.jpg
Phoenicia, Seleukis and Pieria, Emesa, Macrinus, Prieur 9896 viewsMacrinus, AD 217-218
AR - tetradrachm, 25.5mm, 13.17mm, 0°
obv. AVT K M OP CE - MAKRINOC C - E - B
laureate bust r.
rev. DHMARX EZ VPATOC PP
Eagle with open wings, stg. frontal, head with wreath in beak turned l.; between his legs
bust of Shamash, draped and radiate, l.
beneath beak H (number of officina)
ref. Prieur 989; Bellinger 199
about VF

For more information take a look at "Mythological interesting coins"
2 commentsJochenOct 29, 2014
constantiusII_arles_141var.jpg
Constantius II, RIC VIII, Arles 141 var.2 viewsConstantius II, AD 337-361
AE 3 (Centenionalis), 4.24g, 24mm, 210°
Arles, 1st officina, 348-350
obv. DN CONSTAN - TIVS PF AVG
Bust, draped and cuirassed, pearl-diademed, r.
behind bust A
rev. FEL TEMP - REPARATIO
Soldier, helmeted, with shield, spearing fallen horseman, who is sitting beside his horse
and is stretching his hands against the soldier (type FH2 sitting)
in l. field A, in r. field dot
in ex. PAR
ref. RIC VIII, Arles 141 var. (has no A in left field of rev.); LRBC -
scarce, about VF, oval flan

From the Bridgnorth Hoard, Scropshire, England, buried ca. AD 355, unearthed 2007. Preliminary report of the British Museum by Lopez-Sanchez & Abdy under "Bridgnorth, Scropshire"
JochenOct 29, 2014
markianopolis_elagabal_HrJ(2013)6_26_05_06_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, 26. Elagabal, HrJ (2013) 6.26.05.06 #23 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 27, 11.1g, 27.19mm, 180°
struck under governor Iulius Antonius Seleucus
obv. AVT KM AVRHLIOC - ANTWNEINOC
bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind, laureate, r.
rev. VP.IOVL.ANT.CELE - VKOV MARKIANOPO / LITWN
Demeter, in long chiton and himation, stg. frontal, head l., holding two corn-
ears in extended r. hand and resting with raised l. hand on sceptre.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 819 var. (has torch)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1560 (cites AMNG 819, but writes scepter which can be seen on pic too!)
c) Hristova-Jekov (2013) 6.26.5.6
d) BMC 50
VF, glossy black-green patina

AMNG has two corn-ears, head of poppy and torch. Here it is doubtless no poppy and a sceptre with knob. But it is Demeter nevertheless.
JochenOct 26, 2014
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 #22 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 1.90g, 16.99mm, 225°
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. drawn back hand 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)4 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
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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
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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
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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

Random files - Jochen's Gallery
nikopolis_elagabal_HrJ(2011)8_26_9_4corr.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2013) 8.26.09.04 (plate coin)9 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 26, 10.79g, 26.46mm, 180°
struck under governor Novius Rufus
obv. [AVT KM AVR]H - ANTWNEINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear, laureate, r.
rev. VP NOBIOV - R - OVF - OV NIKOPOLI / TWN PRO / C ICT
Nike, diademed, in long girded double chiton, with open wings stg.l., holding in l. arm palmbranch and in
raised r. hand wreath
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.):
cf. #3908
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.26.9.4 (plate coin)
about VF, dark green patina
Jochen
nikopolis_sept_severus_HrJ8_14_38_22~0.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 14. Septimius Severus, HrHJ (2013) 8.14.38.25 #210 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE - AE 18, 3.29g, 17.97mm, 0°
obv. AV L - CEVHROC
laureate head r.
rev. NIKO - P - OLI PROC
Tyche, in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in r. hand
rudder.
ref. a) not in AMNG:
rev. AMNG I/1, 1398
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.14.38.25
F/F+, dark green patina, some roughness
Jochen
emesa_macrinus_Prieur989~0.jpg
Phoenicia, Seleukis and Pieria, Emesa, Macrinus, Prieur 9896 viewsMacrinus, AD 217-218
AR - tetradrachm, 25.5mm, 13.17mm, 0°
obv. AVT K M OP CE - MAKRINOC C - E - B
laureate bust r.
rev. DHMARX EZ VPATOC PP
Eagle with open wings, stg. frontal, head with wreath in beak turned l.; between his legs
bust of Shamash, draped and radiate, l.
beneath beak H (number of officina)
ref. Prieur 989; Bellinger 199
about VF

For more information take a look at "Mythological interesting coins"
2 commentsJochen
nikopolis_sept_severus_Apollo_unbekannt_#2.jpg
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 14. Septimius Severus, HrHJ (2013) 8.14.07.09 #1 (plate coin)15 viewsSeptimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 2.13g, 16.95mm, 210°
obv. AV KAI CE - CEVHROC
laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPOLIT. - PROC ICTRO
Apollo, nude, except chlamys over l. shoulder, stg. l., holding bow in l. arm and patera in extended r. hand
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.14.7.9 (plate coin)
very rare, F+/about VF, dark green patina with earthen incrustations
Jochen
istros_arrowhead.jpg
Thracia, Istros, arrowhead19 viewsArrowhead, 7th-5th century
Bronze, 4.95g, 36.79x9.25mm
2 leafs with blunt top and hooked barb, cast together with the body
VF

Mostly it is held for a kind of money
Jochen