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Siculo-Punic AE Horse Galloping155 viewsCarthage
AE17
370-325BC
Siculo-Punic Mint
(no legend)
Wreathed head of Tanit left
(no legend)
Horse galloping right
17mm
5.5g
gVF
Sassari 56-136, Holleman Munten List 106

Forvm Best of Type: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-93939
6 commentsWindchildPunico07/21/13 at 12:22MagisterRiggs: Nice coin! Looking for one of this style myself......
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Punic Tanit Punic - SNG 351124 viewsZEUGITANA, Carthage. Time of the First Punic War. Circa 264-241 BC.

Billon Double Shekel (11.8 gm).
Obv.: Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace
Rev;: Horse standing right, palm behind, pellet below.

SNG Copenhagen 190; Mller 104
2 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:38MagisterRiggs: Nice coin!
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Tanit Punic - SNG 35191 viewsBillon 2 Shekels - Carthage - 205-203 BC
Weight: 11.8 gms
Obv.: Wreathed head of Tanit left ; Rev.: Horse standing right, palm behind.

SNG 351
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:38MagisterRiggs: Stunning Tanit!
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Punic Tanit - SNG 351149 viewsBillon 2 Shekels - Carthage - 205-203 BC
Weight: 11.8 gms
Obv.: Wreathed head of Tanit left ; Rev.: Horse standing right, palm behind.

SNG 351
2 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:37MagisterRiggs: Such a pretty Tanit!
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Tanit Punic - SNG 34458 views3 Shekels - Cathage - 220-215 BC
Diameter: 30 mm
Weight : 18.5 gms
Obv.: Wreathed head of Tanit left ; Rev.: Horse standing right, palm behind.

SNG 344
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:36MagisterRiggs: This coin has an attraction...something about the ...
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Tanit Punic57 viewsPunic AE 20
Obv: Head of Tanit to the left.
Rev: Standing horse to the right, diverting the head. Bellow, globule.
2 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:35MagisterRiggs: Very nice! Great patina!
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Siculo-Punic - Carthago - Unit31 views400-350 BC
Weight : 2.5 gms
Diameter: 15 mm
Obv.: Wreathed head of Tanit left ; Rev.: Horse standing right, palm behind, > before.

M.P. 12 p.243
J.A. 18s p.367
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:33MagisterRiggs: nice! Love these long legged horses!
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Punic Zeugitana63 viewsShekel - Carthage - 300-264 BC
Diameter: 18 mm
Weight : 5 gms
Obv: head of Tanit left
Rev: horse's head right

SNG 149
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:32MagisterRiggs: Pleasing Tanit!
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Punic 3 shekels41 views3 shekels - Utica. Circa 1st Century BC. 28.2 mm (19.65 gm). Jugate busts of the Dioskouri right. Above, two stars / Two horses standing right; Punic '>TG' above.

Mazard 341; SNG 428.
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:28MagisterRiggs: Love this type!
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Punic - Carthago - Shekel71 viewsShekel - Carthage - 300-264 BC
Diameter: 20 mm
Weight : 6 gms
Obv: head of Tanit left
Rev: horse's head right

SNG 149
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:26MagisterRiggs: Nice.
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Punic52 views1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:24MagisterRiggs: good style on horse head...love the mane!
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Punic128 viewsShekel - Carthage - 215-201 BC
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 7 gms
Wreathed head of Tanit left / Horse standing right, head reverted;

SNG 307
2 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:23MagisterRiggs: Like the Tanit on this one.
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Punic First Punic War - Carthage90 viewsPUNIC. Carthage. 241 B.C. Shekel.
Obverse: Head of Tanit facing left.
Reverse: Ear.
SNG 235
1 commentsTanit05/30/13 at 12:22MagisterRiggs: I like this coin...hope to have one one day.
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Antioch, civic issue38 viewsAntioch, Syria. Municipal Coinage, civic issue. AE20,weight 6.99 g. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ to left and right of Zeus seated left, holding Nike (with wreath) and sceptre in left, date in ex.

1 commentsddwau05/30/13 at 12:06MagisterRiggs: Nice.
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Antiochos III Megas 223-187 BC. 45 viewsAntiochus III, Uncertain mint, Syria, AE20. 6.4g. Obv: Head of Athena in crested helmet right, ΜΑΛ lower left. Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ, winged Nike standing left holding wreath, anchor counterstamp in inner left field. Houghton 6681 commentsddwau05/30/13 at 12:03MagisterRiggs: Interesting coin.
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Seleucid Kingdom. Antiochos VIII Grypos 121-96 BC25 viewsAntiochus VIII Grypos 121-96 BC. AE 18.4 weight 5.54g. Radiate head right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙ−ΦΑΝΟΥ to left and right of eagle standing left on thunderbolt, sceptre over shoulder. Usually with date in exergue. BMC 25-28; Hoover HGC 1212; SNGIs 2501 1 commentsddwau05/30/13 at 11:50MagisterRiggs: I enjoy the Seleucids. They were an interesting b...
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L. Manlius Torquatus and L. Cornelius Sulla - Manlia-476 viewsROMAN REPUBLIC L. Manlius Torquatus and L. Cornelius Sulla. 82 BC. Denarius. Mint moving with Sulla. L. MANLI before, PRO.Q behind, helmeted Roma right / Sulla, being crowned by Victory, in quadriga right; L SVLLA IM in exergue. Crawford 367/5; Syd 757; SRCV 286: Manlia-44 commentsBud Stewart05/20/13 at 14:27MagisterRiggs: Nice coin!
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Punic 3 shekels118 views3 shekels - Utica. Circa 1st Century BC. 28mm (16.75 gm). Jugate busts of the Dioskouri right. Above, two stars / Two horses standing right; Punic '>TG' above.

Mazard 341; SNG 428.
2 commentsTanit05/19/13 at 15:02MagisterRiggs: Nice! I want one!
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First Punic War72 viewsShekel - Punic - Carthage - ~ 241 BC
D. 22 mm - Wt. 4.9 gms
Obv: Head of Tanit left
Rev: Plough
Rare
1 commentsTanit05/19/13 at 14:50MagisterRiggs: Interesting coin. Would love to have one of these ...
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Seleukid kingdom, Antiochus VI Dionysos, 145-142 BC56 views16mm, 2.54g, serrated
obv: radiate head right, dotted border
rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOΥ EΠIΦANOΥΣ ΔIONΥΣOΥ, horse standing left, right foreleg raised
2 commentsareich05/19/13 at 14:11MagisterRiggs: Nice! I want one!
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0101 - Denarius Marcia 82 AC34 viewsObv/ Laureate head of Apollo r.
Rev/ Marsyas walking l. bearing wine skin on shoulder; behind, statue of Victory on column: before, L CENSOR.

Ag, 17.5 mm, 3.78 g
Moneyer: L. Censorinus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 363/1d [dies o/r: ~197/~228] - Syd. 737 - RSC Marcia 24
ex-M.Iglesias Alvarez, march 2011 (ex - Jess Vico, auction 125, lot 232)
1 commentsdafnis05/12/13 at 11:06MagisterRiggs: Gorgeous coin!
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0077 - Denarius Vibia 48 BC40 viewsObv/Head of Liber r., wearing ivy wreath; behind, PANSA.
Rev/Ceres walking r., carrying torches, plow before.

Ag, 19.0mm, 3.66g
Moneyer: C.Vibius Pansa Caetronianius.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 449/2 [dies o/r: 54/60]
ex-Artemide Aste, auction 5E, lot 1151
2 commentsdafnis05/12/13 at 11:03MagisterRiggs: Lovely! Must be a pleasure to own!
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0029 - Denarius Vibia 89-8 BC48 viewsObv/Laureate head of Apollo r.; PANSA behind, below control mark.
Rev/Minerva in quadriga r., holding spear and reins in l. and trophy in r.; C VIBIVS C F in ex.

Ag, 18.2mm, 3.90g
Moneyer: C.Vibius C.f. Pansa
Mint: Rome.
RRC 342/5b [dies o/r: 988/1097 (3b-5b)]
ex-LHS Numismatik, auction 100, lot 389
2 commentsdafnis05/12/13 at 11:01MagisterRiggs: Fantastic coin! What a thrill it must be to own!
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49 viewsDenarius - 90 BC.
C. VIBIVS PANSA C.f. - Gens Vibia
Obv.: PANSA, laureate head of Apollo right, shell before
Rev.: Minerva in quadriga right, C VIBIVS CF in ex.
Gs. 2,8 mm. 16,2
Crawford 342/5b, Sear RCV 242

2 commentsMaxentius05/12/13 at 11:00MagisterRiggs: Wow, what a beauty!
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NERO52 viewsAR tetradrachm. Antioch ( Seleucis and Pieria ). 67-68 AD. 15.19 grs. Laureate head, right carrying aegis. NEPΩN KAICAP CEBACTOC / Eagle standing three-quarters left, wreath in beak, wings spread, standing on wreath; palm branch in left field. ETOYC ςIP.
Prieur 92; RPC 4192.

1 commentsbenito02/01/13 at 00:43MagisterRiggs: Wow! Impressive coin...Talk about representation ...
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CLAUDIUS33 viewsAE as. 41-54 AD. 11,33 grs. 6h. Bare head left. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P / Constantia standing left, raising right hand and holding spear in left. CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI. S-C across fields.
RIC 111. C 14. von Kaenel Type 76.

2 commentsbenito02/01/13 at 00:23MagisterRiggs: super portrait!
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CALIGULA87 viewsAE sestertius. 40-41 AD. 28,07 grs. 6h. Laureate head left. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR P IIII P P // S P Q R / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS in four lines within oak wreath.
RIC I 53.
7 commentsbenito02/01/13 at 00:22MagisterRiggs: Incredible portrait! Super coin!
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AUGUSTUS26 viewsAR denarius. Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia ?). 18 BC. 3,81 grs. 7 h. Laureate head right. CAESARI AVGVSTO / Temple of Mars Ultor: round-domed, hexastyle temple with acroteria ,set on podium of three steps. Within, aquila between two signa. MAR VLT across field.
RIC I 105a. RSC 190
1 commentsbenito02/01/13 at 00:20MagisterRiggs: Love the portrait! Lovely coin!
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Lukania, Metapont, stater61 viewsca. 530-500 BC
27mm, 7.80g
obv: META; ear of barley in dotted border
rev: incuse ear of barley in a border of rays
(Noe 114)
ex. Knker Auction 83, lot 63 (17.06.2003)

NEW PICTURE
6 commentsareich02/01/13 at 00:16MagisterRiggs: Wow! Quite a coin!
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Roman, AUGUSTUS. 222 viewsFrom a Cistophorus of Pergamum. Struck c.19 - 18 B.C.
RIC I : 510
4 comments*Alex01/12/13 at 20:21MagisterRiggs: Wow, nice one!
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Roman Republic, C. Antestius, 146 B.C.86 viewsRoman Republic, C. Antestius, 146 B.C.

Silver denarius, SRCV 95/1, Sydenham 411, Crawford 219/1e, RSC I Antestia 1, VF, Rome mint, weight 3.971g, maximum diameter 17.3mm, die axis 90o, 146 B.C.; obverse head of Roma right in winged helmet, C ANTESTI behind, X below chin; reverse Dioscuri riding right, puppy with both fore feet raised below, ROMA in a linear frame in ex, linear border
7 commentsRandygeki(h2)01/11/13 at 12:44MagisterRiggs: love the dog!
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Q. Thermus M.f. - Minucia-19326 viewsROMAN REPUBLIC. Q. Thermus M.f. 103 BC. Silver denarius (3.86 gm). Head of Mars left / Two warriors fighting, the one on the left protecting fallen comrade, the other wearing horned helmet, Q THERM M F in exergue. Crawford 319/1, Sydenham 592, Babelon Minucia 19, RCV 19719 commentsBud Stewart01/04/13 at 21:32MagisterRiggs: Great example!
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TEMPLE, Q.Cassius Longinus, Temple of Vesta845 viewsQ. Cassius Longinus -- AR Denarius. Head of Libertas right; LIBERT left, Q. CASSIVS right / Curule chair within temple of Vesta; urn to left and voting tablet inscribed AC to right. Crawford 428/2; Sydenham 918; Cassia 8.9 commentsfeatherz01/04/13 at 20:57MagisterRiggs: Extraordinary! She's lovely. Putting this on...
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Antinous Medallion937 viewsHadrian favourite,Antinous,Medallion 40 gr,39 mm,very fine condition,very rare8 commentsjames01/04/13 at 20:53MagisterRiggs: Fantastic coin! What a thrill it must be to own!
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M.PISO M.f. FRUGI54 viewsAR denarius. 61 BC. 3,96 grs. Terminal bust of Mercury or Terminus right. Wreath and star behind.Two handled cup before. / M.PISO M.F.FRVGI above sacrificial knife and patera, all in wreath.
Craw 418/2b. RSC Calpurnia 23. Smyth III/39.
I.& L. Goldberg 59, lot 2330. Superior. Moreira sale part 1,lot 1679.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:40MagisterRiggs: Nice bust...to me it looks more refined than the r...
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M. AEMILIUS LEPIDUS 36 viewsAR denarius. 61 BC. 3,97 grs. Diademed head of female (Roma ?) right / Equestrian statue of M.Lepidus holding trophy. M.LEPIDUS in exergue.
Craw 119/1a. RSC Aemilia 21b.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:38MagisterRiggs: I wish we knew who she was...I think I'd like ...
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L.SULLA 17 viewsAR denarius. 81 BC. 3.86 gr. Diademed head of Venus right. / Double cornucopiae. Below Q. Craw 375/2. RSC Cornelia 33.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:37MagisterRiggs: Love the venus, just a bit plump and full of promi...
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L.MUSSIDIUS LONGUS 199 viewsAR denarius. 42 BC. 4,02 grs. Diademed and veiled bust of Concordia right. CONCORDIA behind. / Platform inscribed CLOACIN on which there are two statues of Venus Cloacina. L. MVSSIDIVS LONGVS above.
Crawford 494/42a. RSC Mussidia 6b.
9 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:36MagisterRiggs: Wow! Quite a coin!
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L. CASSIUS71 viewsAR denarius. 78 BC. 3,91 grs. Head of Liber ,ivy wreathed , right, with thyrsus over left shoulder / Head of Libera left, wearing vine wreath. L.CASSI Q.F behind.
Craw 386/1. RSC Cassia 6.
3 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:32MagisterRiggs: Love these two...another for the want list!
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FAUSTUS CORNELIUS SULLA35 viewsAR denarius. 56 BC. 4.05 g, 9h. Head of young Hercules right, wearing lion's skin headdress, paws knotted below his chin; SC above FAVSTVS monogram behind. / Globe surrounded by four wreaths, the larger jewelled and tied with fillet; aplustre and stalk of grain below. Crawford 426/4a. RSC Cornelia 61 .
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:31MagisterRiggs: Love the reverse!
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C.MEMMIUS C.f. 41 viewsAR denarius. 56 BC. Laureate and bearded head of Quirinus right. C MEMMI C F before. / Ceres seated right holding corn stalks and ears. MEMMIVS AED CERIALIA PREIMUS FECIT. Craw 427/2. RSC Memmia 9.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:29MagisterRiggs: Beautiful coin!
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ANONYMOUS 38 viewsAR denarius. 86 AD. 4.05 grs. Anepigraphic. Laureate head of Apollo right. Thunderbolt below. / Jupiter in quadriga right.
Craw 373/1a. RSC 226
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:27MagisterRiggs: I really like this Apollo
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SOCIAL WAR. Marsic Confederation.51 viewsAR denarius. Bovianum ?.89-88 BC. 3,97 grs. Laureate head of Italia left. VITELIV ,retrograde / Helmeted soldier standing facing, head right, foot on uncertain object, holding inverted spear and sword; recumbent bull to right facing.
Sydenham 627.
2 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:26MagisterRiggs: Interesting head...that alone would get me interes...
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Q.CREPEREIUS M.f.ROCUS71 viewsAR denarius. 72 BC. 3,78 grs. Bust of Amphitrite right,seen from behind letter C before, symbol (crab) behind / Neptune,brandishing trident, in sea chariot right,drawn by two hippocamps,above C.
Q.CREPER.M.F. / ROCVS in two lines below.
Craw 399/1b. RSC Crepereia 2. CNR Crepereia 2/3.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:24MagisterRiggs: She is lovely!
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Q. POMPONIUS MUSA 38 viewsAR denarius.c.66 BC. 4.04 g. 7h. Diademed head of Apollo right ,Q.POMPONI behind,MVSA before. / Hercules Musagetes standing right, playing lyre and draped with lion skin; club at his feet to right. HERCVLES before, MVSARVM behind. Crawford 410/1; Sydenham 810; RSC Pomponia 8. Smyth XII/45.

1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:23MagisterRiggs: Super! Not sure which side I prefer...maybe the H...
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P. ACCOLEIUS LARISCOLUS37 viewsAR denarius. 43 BC. 3,92 grs. Draped bust of Diana Nemorensis right. P. ACCOLEIUS LARISCULUS / Triple cult statue of Diana Nemorensis. The Nymphae Querquetulanae ( Diana, Hecate, Selene) facing, supporting on their hands and shoulders a beam, above which are five cypress trees. The figure on the left holds a poppy in her right hand; the nymph on the right holds a lily in her left.
Crawford 486/1. RSC Accoleia 1.
1 commentsbenito12/28/12 at 15:20MagisterRiggs: LOVE this coin! What a beautiful reverse!
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Q. LUTATIUS CERCO37 viewsAR denarius. 109-108 BC. 4,01 grs. Helmeted head of Roma right. ROMA above, CERCO under chin / Galley right with head of Roma on prow ; all within oak wreath. Q LVTATI over Q in field.
Crawford 305/1. RSC Lutatia 2.
1 commentsbenito12/24/12 at 03:03MagisterRiggs: Gorgeous!
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GREEK, Macedonian Kingdom, Philip II, Tetradrachm, 323-315 BC 388 viewsPhilip II (359-336 BC), Tetradrachm, 14.31 g., 24 mm

O - Laureate head of Zeus r.
R - ΦΙΛΙΠΠOΥ / Π Horseman with palm r, flower.

Le Rider pl. 46, 3.

Provenance: Ex A.Tkalec AG, Auction 10/27/2011, Lot 58
7 commentsrobertpe11/07/12 at 02:02MagisterRiggs: Stunning coin!
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Caligula. As 788 viewsC CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT
VESTA / S C

RIC 38 (C) ; COHEN 27


9 commentsfrederic W11/06/12 at 00:28MagisterRiggs: Incredible coin!
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ROMAN EMPIRE, Caligula as 457 viewsAE As, 28.29mm (11.75 gm).

C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, bare head left / VESTA, S-C in field; Vesta, veiled, draped, seated left on throne with ornamental back and legs, holding patera in right hand and long transverse sceptre in left; VESTA above, S-C to left and right. Rome mint, struck AD 37-38.

RIC I, 038; BMCRE I, 046.


8 commentssocalcoins11/06/12 at 00:20MagisterRiggs: I could hurt someone for this coin!
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Augustus61 viewsAugustus, as (struck under Tiberius).
RIC 83 (tib).
28 mm, 10,94 g.
A.D. 34 - 37.
Obv. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER, radiate head of Augustus left.
REV. Winged thunderbolt between large SC.
3 commentsMarsman09/02/12 at 01:30MagisterRiggs: Like it!!
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(05) CLAUDIUS (MINERVA)35 views41-54 AD
Struck 41-42 AD
As 26.5 mm, 8.06 g
O: [TI C]LAVDIVS CAESA[R AVG P M TR P IMP], Bare head left
R: S-C across fields, Minerva advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield
Rome mint, RIC I 100
1 commentslaney09/02/12 at 01:22MagisterRiggs: Nice!
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PONTOS, AMISOS, Circa 111-105 BC44 viewsAE20, 20mm, 8.13 g, 11h
Struck under Mithradates VI

O. Bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane; [bow and quiver over shoulder]
R. AMI-ΣOY, Tripod; no symbols or monograms

HGC 7, 240; SNG BM Black Sea 1139-40
2 commentsrobertpe09/02/12 at 01:15MagisterRiggs: like it!
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1477 - Sextus Pompey, As189 viewsAs struck in Sicily c.43-36 BC
Head of Janus with features of Pompey the Great, MAGN above
Prow of galley right, PIVS IMP in field
16.57 gr
Ref : HCRI # 336, RCV #1394, Cohen #16
1 commentsPotator II07/30/12 at 00:52MagisterRiggs: Love this coin!
   
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