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SELEUKID KINGDOM. Alexander I Balas. Tetradrachm. Tyre1 viewsObv: Diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: Eagle standing left on prow left; palm frond behind; to right, club surmounted by Tyre monogram; to left, EXP above monogram.
References: SC 1835.4a; HGC 9, 883.
Weight: 13.8 grams.
Diameter: 27 mm.
Date: 165 (148/7 BC).
Nero 30Aug 25, 2016
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Ptolemy V. 204 - 180 BC.1 viewsObv: Head of Cleopatra I as Isis. Rev: Eagle standing on thunderbolt with one open wing.
15mm, 2.97 grams
References: Svoronos 1237. SNG Copenhagen 253.
Nero 30Aug 25, 2016
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Trajan RIC 582 var; Woytek 188bA2 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AE Dupondius. Rome Mint. ca. 103-107 AD. (12.54g) Obv: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, Radiate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev:SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C, facing cuirass, consisting of lorica decorated with gorgoneion and figures, lappettes and pteryges.
Woytek 188bA; BMC 913; Utrecht 2061-2068. RIC 582 var (bust type)

Ex: V.L. Nummus
PaddyAug 25, 2016
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Trajan RIC 536 var; Woytek 209bB2 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AE AS. Rome Mint. ca 104/105-107 AD. (10.30g; 26.45mm) Obv: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P COS V PP, Radiate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C, Trajan riding right spearing Dacian enemy.
Woytek 209bB; RIC 536 var

Ex: J. Pedersen Mynthandel
PaddyAug 25, 2016
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Nero (54 - 68 A.D.)6 viewsBillon Tetradrachm
EGYPT, Alexandria
O: NERW KLAY KAIS SEB GER, radiate head right, aegis on chest.
R: AYTO-KRA, draped bust of Alexandria right, wearing elephant skin headdress; date LIB to right.
Alexandria, Egypt. Dated Year 12 (65 - 66 A.D.)
12g
25mm
RPC 5289; Milne 238; Dattari 204; Geissen 172; Sear 2004.
1 commentsMatAug 25, 2016
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Julian II RIC 100, Heraclea 355-360 CE1 viewsObverse: DN IVLIA-NVS NOB C, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: SPES REI-PVBLIC, emperor helmeted in military dress, standing left, holding globe and spear.
SMHD in ex. Heraclea mint. 17.4 mm., 1.8 g.
NORMAN KAug 24, 2016
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER3 views222-235 AD
AE 18.5 mm; 3.60 g
O:Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: AEL MVNICIP COELA Prow left, cornucopia above.
Thrace, Coela; Varbanov 1928 (scarce city)
laneyAug 24, 2016
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Julian II RIC 370 Siscia, 355-360 CE2 viewsObverse: DN IVLIANVS NOB CAES, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier standing left, spearing fallen horseman who is wearing Phrygian helmet, reaching backwards, M to left, DSIS-Zigzag in ex
RIC VIII Siscia 370, 20.2 mm., 2.4 g.
NORMAN KAug 24, 2016
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Serbia: Knez Stefan Lazar Hrebeljanović (1371-1389) AR Dinar, Novo Brdo (Jovanovic-7; D&D 23.1.4)2 viewsObv: Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne; sigla: δ to right
Rev: Stefan standing facing, holding cruciform scepter and akakia
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justinian I (527-565) 16 Nummi, Thessalonica (Sear-178; DOC 98d; MIBE 169c; Metcalf, Copper 169-202)2 viewsObv: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev: Large IS; Christogram above, A to left, P to right; TES in exergue
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justinian I (527-565) Decanummium, Ravenna (Sear-326; MIBE 229a (Rome); Ranieri 393)1 viewsObv: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger and shield
Rev: Large I; A/N/N/O - XX/XIIII (date) across field; all within wreath
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justin II with Sophia (565-578) Follis, Carthage (Sear-394; DOC 202; MIBE 74)2 viewsObv: Justin and Sophia seated facing on double throne; cross between; VITA in exergue
Rev: Large M; large X (date) above, with star above and below in upper central field; A/N/N/O - K/A/R across field
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justinian II, First reign (685-695) Follis, Syracuse (Sear-1295; DOC 54 MIB 65; Anastasi 272)2 viewsObv: Facing half-length bust of Justinian, holding globus cruciger and akakia
Rev: Large M; monogram above; SCL in exergue
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Serbia: Vukasin Mrnjavcevic (1365-1371) AR Dinar (Jovanovic 16; D&D 11.1.5)1 viewsObv: Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne; sigla: G to right
Rev: Legend in five lines
Quant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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094 Hadrian Denarius Roma 119-22 AD Pax standing2 viewsReference.
Strack 117; RIC 94b; RSC 1140

Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder

Rev. P M TR P COS III
Pax standing left, holding branch in right hand, scepter in left.

3.33 gr
19 mm
6h
Note.
CNG 381, Lot: 419
From the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind.
1 commentsokidokiAug 24, 2016
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Asia Minor, Mysia, Pergamon, Athena, bull heads, bee4 viewsMysia, Pergamon
AE18
Obv.: Helmeted and laureate head of Athena left
Rev.: ΠΕΡΓ, Confronted bull heads, bee above
AE, 3.39 g, 18 mm
Ref.: BMC 16 var., Weber 5162
shanxiAug 24, 2016
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RIC 3, p.268, 676 - Faustina II, Fecunditas, 4 children 4 viewsFaustina Minor
AR-Denar, Rome
Obv.: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair tied in bun with pearls
Rev.: FECVND AVGVSTAE, Fecunditas standing left between two children, holding two more in arms
Ag, 18.5mm, 3.3g.
Ref.: RIC III 676
1 commentsshanxiAug 24, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Felicitas1 viewsStuck AD 106
Av: IMP.TRAIANO AVG. GER. DAC. P.M.TR.P.
Rev: COS V P.P.S.P.Q.R. OPTIMO PRINC
Yuriy DAug 24, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Mars1 viewsStuck AD 102
Av: IMP. CAES. NERVA TRAIAN. AVG. GERM.
Rev: P. M. TR. P. COS IIII P.P
Yuriy DAug 24, 2016
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Vespasian-RIC-Titus-357b29 viewsAR Denarius, 3.26g
Rome mint, 79-80 AD
RIC T357 (C2) var., BMC T129 var., RSC 497 var.
Obv: DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS; Head of Vespasian, laureate, r.
Rev: Capricorns, l. and r., crossed, supporting round shield inscribed S C : below, globe
Acquired from Civitas Galleries, August 2016.

A rare variant of this common Divus Vespasian denarius type struck under Titus. It is much more common to find the capricorns back to back with no tails, supporting a small shield. Here we see the capricorns crossed with tails, supporting a large shield. Curiously, RIC does not note the rare variant nor assign it a catalogue number.

Previously a jewellery mount piece.
3 commentsDavid AthertonAug 24, 2016
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ANONYMOUS ROMAN REPUBLIC Uncia0 viewsObv.: Helmeted head of Roma left, pellet behind
Rev.: Galley prow right, ROMA above, pellet below
Rome mint, 217-215 BC
25mm, 8.8g, 3h
Reference: Crawford 38/6, Sydenham 86 , BMC 88
Ex JZ collection
LegatusAug 24, 2016
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Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas Treasury Warrant $1 Apr. 14, 1862 (Criswell-30)4 viewsQuant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas Treasury Warrant $1 Apr. 14, 1862 (Criswell-30)2 viewsQuant.GeekAug 24, 2016
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Kingdom of Macedon, Perseus, Tetradrachm4 viewsKingdom of Macedon, Perseus, 176 168 Amphipolis Tetradrachm 176-168
AR 31.5mm., 15.85g
Obv: Diademed head right, slightly bearded.
Rev: BAΣIEΛEΩΣ ΠEPEΣΩΣ; Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with open wings; in right field, monogram, all within wreath
Ward Collection 409. Mamroth 25.
ex Naville Numismatics Auction 19 (13.12.2015), Lot 46; ex NAC sale 78, 2014, 1413
1 commentsareichAug 23, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Arabia1 viewsRoman Empire, Trajan, 98-117 AD
Ag 3,17 g.
OBV: IMP.TRAIANO AVG. GER. DAC. P.M.TR.P.
REV: COS V P.P.S.P.Q.R. OPTIMO PRINC Arabia standing left, holding a branch and a bundle of canes, camel at feet.
Yuriy DAug 23, 2016
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Kavad I, AD 499-531 0 viewsAR Drachm, 28mm, 4.1g, 10h.
Obv.: "Kava (may he) prosper" in Pahlavi (crude), with letter base inward; crowned and cuirassed bust right, crescents on shoulders, stars flanking crown.
Rev.: Fire altar with attendants; star and crescent flanking flames, date in outer left field; mint in outer right field.
Reference: cf. MACW 1012-16, 16-265-96
John AnthonyAug 23, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Victory 1 viewsRome Stuck in 104 AD
Ag 2,82 g

Obv: IMP. CAES. NERVA TRAIAN AVG. GERM.

Rev: P.M.TR.P. COS IIII P.P.
Yuriy DAug 23, 2016
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L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus, 89 BC0 viewsAR Denarius, 19x16mm; 3.6g; 3h.
Obv.: Head of Titus Tatius right, behind SABIN; in right field, palm branch (off flan).
Rev.: Killing of Tarpeia: Tarpeia facing, raising her hands to ward off two soldiers who are about to cast their sields on her; above star in crescent; in exergue L TITVRI (off flan).
Reference: Crawford 344/2b, Syndenham 699.
John AnthonyAug 23, 2016
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Kings of Macedon, temp. Kassander Alexander (son of Kassander), c. 310-294 BC.0 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 26mm, 16.8 g, 6h, Amphipolis mint, in the name and types of Alexander III.
Obv.:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin.
Rev.: Zeus Atophoros seated left; in left field, Λ above torch; ΔI monogram below throne.
Reference: Price 495; Ehrhardt 30, 16-256-195
John AnthonyAug 23, 2016
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Ionia, Miletos0 viewsAR 1/12th stater, 10x7mm, 1.0g; Late 6th-early 5th century BC.
Obv.: Forepart of a lion right., head turned left.
Rev.: Stellate design within square incuse.
Ref.: SNG Kayhan 476-81, 16-229-52
John AnthonyAug 23, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Mars with Victory and trophy5 viewsStuck in 106 AD
Ag 3,3g

Obv: IMP.TRAIANO AVG. GER. DAC. P.M.TR.P. COS V P.P.

Rev: Mars advancing left carrying Victory & trophy. S.P.Q.R. OPTIMO PRINCIPI
1 commentsYuriy DAug 23, 2016
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SELEUKID KINGDOM--(09) ANTIOCHOS IX PHILOPATOR (KYZIKENOS)18 views114 - 95 B.C.
AE 18 mm; 5.32 g
O: Diademed head of Antiochos IX right;
R: [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ winged thunderbolt, monogram below
Antioch mint
laneyAug 23, 2016
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160 - Constantine the Great - Follis - RIC VI Lyons 24224 viewsAE Follis
Obv: IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev: MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI, Mars, naked, advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and shield
Minted in Lugdunum (N|_// PLC). Autumn A.D. 307 - 309/310
Reference: RIC VI Lyons 242 (S). Bastien 462 (9 examples cited)
maridvnvmAug 23, 2016
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169 - Constans - AE2 - RIC VIII Cyzicus 82 var 25 viewsAE2
Obv:- D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG, Laureate and rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, globe in right hand
Rev:- FEL TEMP REP-ARATIO, Helmeted soldier, spear in left hand, advancing right, head left; with his right hand he leads a small bare-headed figure from a hut beneath a tree. The spear points downwards, between the soldier's legs
Minted in Cyzicus; (//dot SMKS), A.D. 348-350
Reference: RIC VIII Cyzicus 82 var (unlisted in RIC with this reverse legend break for this workshop)
maridvnvmAug 23, 2016
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Eumenes tetradrachm6 viewsstruck under Eumenes I in the name of his great-uncle, Philetairos.
Obv: laureate head of Philetairos right.
Rev: ΦIΛETAIPOY legend with Athena enthroned left, holding laurel wreath in extended right hand, crowing the name, left elbow resting on shield; transverse spear in background; A in outer left field, ivy leaf in inner left field, bow behind throne
17.23 g
Westermark Group III/IVA hybrid, obverse die V.XXII, reverse die R2 of obverse die XXXIII, otherwise unpublished; same dies as Classical Numismatic Group Triton XVI Sessions 1 & 2, Lot 434, January 2013.

ex Timeline Auctions (1.12.2015, Lot 2148)
1 commentsareichAug 23, 2016
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064 - Septimius Severus denarius - RIC -24 viewsObv: IMP CAE L SEP SE-V PERT AVG II C, laureate head right
Rev: BONI EVENTVS, Fides (Bonus Eventus) standing left holding basket of fruits in right hand, grain ears in left
Minted in Emesa. A.D. 194 - 195
Reference: BMCRE -. RIC IV -. RSC -.
maridvnvmAug 23, 2016
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020 - Nero Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 23623 viewsBillon Tetradrachm
Obv:- NERW KLAY KAIS SEB GER, Radiate head of Nero right
Rev: AYTO-KPA, Eagle standing left, palm under wing, simpulum in right field
Minted in Alexandria. L IA in left field. Dated Year 11 (64/5 AD).
Reference: Dattari 271; Milne 236; Curtis 97; BMC Alexandria p 20, 166; RPC I 5284; Geissen 167; Kampmann-Ganschow 14.83
maridvnvmAug 23, 2016
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RIC 3, p.273, 738 - Faustina II, Denar, Aeternitas5 viewsFaustina II
AR-Denar, Rome mint, posthumous AD 176 - 181
Obv.: DIVA FAVSTINA PIA, draped and veiled bust right
Rev.: AETERNITAS, Aeternitas standing front, head left, arranging veil and holding torch.
Ag, 3.42g, 18mm
Ref.: RIC 738, Kamp. 38.87
1 commentsshanxiAug 23, 2016
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Severus Alexander, Limes Denarius0 viewsAE Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Alexander Severus

Uncertain Mint, ~231 A.D.
gF, chipped or clipped. Base metal with patina.
19.0 mm / 1.91 g / 0

Obverse: "IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG", laureate bust right.
Reverse: "VIRTVS AVG", Virtus standing left holding Victory, learning on shield, spear resting against arm.

RIC 220. Sear 7936. RSC 579.

MyID: 032A
TenthGenAug 23, 2016
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Alexander Severus0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Alexander Severus

Rome mint, 222 A.D.
Fine
19.0 mm / 2.489 g / 0

Obverse: "IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG", laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: "IOVI CONSERVATORI", Jupiter standing half left, chlamys over left arm and right shoulder, holding thunderbolt and sceptre.

RIC 141, RSC 70, Sear 7868.

MyID: 024C
TenthGenAug 23, 2016
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Alexander Severus1 viewsBrass Sestertius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Alexander Severus

Rome mint, 226 A.D.
Obverse aVF, reverse aF. Encrustations and deposits.
31.0 mm / 12.96 g / 0

Obverse: "IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG", laureate, draped bust right.
Reverse: "LIBERALITAS AVGVSTI III", Liberalitas standing left with coin counter and cornucopiae. "S - C"

RIC 573. Sear 7974. Cohen 129. BMCRE 312.

Ex C4S - DS (2015)

MyID: 005B
TenthGenAug 23, 2016
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Roman Empire Provincial, Hadrian, Side23 viewsSide, Pamphylia
Hadrian AE 23mm & 8.91g
AY(T KAIC) ADPIANOC Laureate head right
CIDH, Athena standing holding spear, with right hand extended.
Rare and possibly unlisted.
1 commentsNathan LAug 23, 2016
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Roman Empire Provincial, Caracalla, Trajanopolis19 viewsTrajanopolis
Caracalla AE 20.5mm & 5.01g
Obv: draped bust right
Rev: TPAIANOPOLEITWN, seated figure of Zeus seated, holding spear with hand extended.
(possibly unlisted reverse)
Nathan LAug 23, 2016
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Roman Empire Provincial, Quintillus, Egypt, Alexandria, AD 27031 viewsQuintillus
Alexandria
Tetradrachm
Obv.: A K M A KΛ KVINTIΛΛOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: LA (year 1), Eagle standing right, head left, holding wreath in beak (no palm on wing)
AE, 8.52 g, 20mm
Ref.:Keith Emmett #3907. Scarcer variety
1 commentsNathan LAug 23, 2016
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Constantius II, AD 337-3610 viewsConstantius II, AD 337-361
AE Follis, 26mm, 5.og, 6h; Cyzicus mint, first series, AD 351-354
Obv.: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG; pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO; Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman; shield on ground at right. Horseman turns to face soldier and raises right arm, horseman is bearded and bareheaded (var. A), Γ in left field // SMKS
Reference: RIC VIII Cyzicus 92, p. 497, 16-255-55
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Constantine II, AD 337-3400 viewsAE Follis, 18mm, 2.7g, 6h; Siscia mint, AD 334-335.
Obv.: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C; Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS; Two soldiers standing, spear in outer hand, between them two standards // ESIS
Reference: RIC VII Siscia 236, p. 455
From the YOC Collection, 16-254-39
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons0 viewsAE Follis, 18mm, 2.8g, 6h; Trier mint, AD 332-333
Obv.: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS; laureate, helmeted bust of Constantinople left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter.
Rev.: Victory standing on prow, holding long scepter in right hand, resting left hand on shield // TRP
Reference: RIC VII Trier 543, p. 217
From the YOC Collection, 16-253-35
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons0 viewsAE Follis, 17mm, 1.6g, 6h; Arles mint, AD 336.
Obv.: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS; laureate, helmeted bust of Constantinople left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter.
Rev.: Victory standing on prow, holding long scepter in right hand, resting left hand on shield; Chi-Rho in left field // SCONST
Ref.: RIC VII Arles 401, r3, p. 277.
From the YOC Collection, 16-252-102
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Constantine I, AD 306-3370 viewsAE Follis, 20mm, 3.1g, 6h; Arles mint, AD 322-323
Obv.: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG; Laureate head right.
Rev.: DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG; Laurel wreath surrounding VOT/XX // P*AR
Reference: RIC VII 252
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Diocletian, AD 284-3050 viewsAE Radiate Fraction, 20mm, 3.0g, 6h; Heraclea mint, AD 295-296.
Obv.: IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG., radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor standing right, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, standing left, holding scepter. HA in lower center.
Reference: RIC VI Heraclea 13/21, p. 531/532, 16-250-35
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Volusian, AD 251-2530 viewsAR Antoninianus, 22mm, 3.7g, 12h; Milan mint.
Obv.: IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: VIRTVS AVGG; Virtus standing right holding spear and leaning on shield.
Reference: RIC IVc 206, p. 181, 16-248-78
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Postumus, AD 260-2690 viewsAE Double" Sestertius, 33mm, 24.9g, 12h; Colonia Agrippinensis or Treveri
Obv.: IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: LAETITIA AVG (AVG in exergue); Galley left, four rowers and steersman
Reference: RIC Vb 143 (Lugdunum)
From the YOC Collection, 16-257-200
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Licinius I, AD 308-3240 viewsAE Follis, 21mm, 3.9g, 12h; Heraclea mint, AD 321-324
Obv.: IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: IOVI CONS-ERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory on globe and leaning on sceptre, eagle with wreath left, captive right. In right field: X over II Mu // SMHA
Reference: RIC VI Heraclea 52
From the YOC COllection
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons0 viewsTime of Constantine and Sons
AE Follis, 17mm, 2.3g, 12h; Lyons mint, AD 330-331
Obv.: VRBS ROMA; Helmeted bust of Roma wearing imperial mantle left.
Rev.: She-wolf standing left, with Romulus and Remus suckling beneath, two stars above // SLG
Reference: RIC VII Lyons 242, r2, p. 138
From the YOC Collection, 16-251-39
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Valerian II, c. AD 253-2570 viewsAR Antoninianus, 21mm, 2.5g, 6h; Rome mint, AD 257-259
Obv.: DIVO CAES VALERIANO; Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: CONSECRATIO, altar with flame.
Reference; RIC Vb 24, p. 118, 16-249-49
John AnthonyAug 22, 2016
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Trajan AR Denarius- Trajan, crowned by Victory 13 viewsRome Stuck in 104 AD
Ag 3,2 g

Obv: IMP.NERVA TRAIANVS AVG. GER. DACICVS

Rev: P.M.TR.P. COS V P.P Trajan standing facing, crowned by Victory standing left beside him
2 commentsYuriy DAug 22, 2016
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Trajan, AE of Laodikeia ad Mare, Syria.11 viewsStuck AD 114 - 115
AYTOKR NER TRAIANOC ARICT KAIC CEB GER DAK, laureate
head right.
IOYLIEWN TWN KAI LAODIKEWN around, IOY in right field,
turreted and veiled head of Tyche right.
1 commentsYuriy DAug 22, 2016
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(0218) ELAGABALUS & Julia Maesa2 views218 222 AD
AE 23 mm, 9 g
O: Confronted busts of Elagabalus and Julia Maesa
R: Naked Bonus Eventus standing left holding patera in right hand and two grain ears in left hand; in left field retrograde E /WN in ligature.
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis (Marcianopolis);
AMNG 949; not in Hristova/Jekov (2014), not in Pfeiffer (2013)
[reverse is described in AMNG 949 as: "Genius (Bonus Eventus")]
laneyAug 22, 2016
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Trajan AR Tetradrachm, Phoenicia Tyre. AD 98-117. 10 viewsStuck AD 103-109.
Ar 14,01 g.
Av: ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚ
Rev: ДНМАРХ. ЕC. IЕYПАТЕ.
2 commentsYuriy DAug 22, 2016
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IBERIAN AE Semis Unofficial RR Imitation0 viewsOBVERSE: Head of Saturn right; Backwards S behind head
REVERSE: S above prow
Struck atunknown Spainish Mint, 100-50 BC
15mm, 2.3g
Crawford, "Unofficial imitations and small change under the Roman Republic," AIIN 29 (1982) 139-164, plates I-VIII and pages 22-226 and plates IX-XI.
LegatusAug 22, 2016
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(0218) ELAGABALUS & JULIA MAESA3 views218 - 225 AD
5 Assaria. 26 mm; 8.99 g
O: Confronted busts of Elagabalus and Julia Maesa
R: Dionysos standing left, holding thyrsus and pouring wine from kantharos; E in right field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis (Marcianopolis)
Varbanov 1623; Pick 953
laneyAug 22, 2016
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 155/156, Faustina II, bust of Nilus3 views
Faustina II
Alexandria
Billon-Tetradrachm
Obv.: ΦAYCTIN CEBACTH (legend starting at 1 o'clock), diademed, draped bust right
Rev.. L I Θ=year19 (155/156), bust of Nilus right, cornucopiae with small genius in front
Billon, 12.0g, 22mm
Ref.: Dattari 3257
shanxiAug 22, 2016
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(0198) CARACALLA (Pautalia)3 views198 217 AD
(struck 202-203 under Governor Sicinnius Clarus)
AE 28 mm, 12.20 g
O: AΥ K M AΥΡ ANTΩNINOΣ Laureate draped bust right
R: .: HΓ ΣIKINNIO-Υ KΛAΡ OΥ/ΛΠIAΣ / ΠAΥTAΛIAΣ Asklepios with snake-encoiled rod standing in tetrastyle temple; snake in gable, tree in left field
Thrace, Pautalia; Ruzicka, Pautalia ; Varbanov, GIC II, 4958 (rare)
laneyAug 22, 2016
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 064/065, Nero, Poppaea4 viewsNero
Alexandria
Billon-Tetradrachm
Obv.: NEPΩ KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP, Radiate bust right
Rev.: ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, L IΓ=year 13 (66/67), Draped bust of Poppaea right
Billon, 12.28g, 24mm
Ref.: Geissen 168
1 commentsshanxiAug 22, 2016
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Silesia, Schweidnitz (anonymous civic issue) under Kingdom of Bohemia.1 viewsKopicki 8697, Saurma 212/95, Friedensburg 704.

AR bracteate heller, ca. 1430; .13 gr., 13.59 mm. max.

Obv. Boar's head with long tusks facing right, within circular border.

Schweidnitz became a town in 1250, and was then part of the Duchy of Breslau (now Wrocław). From 1291-1392 it was the capital of the Duchy of Schweidnitz under Polish Piast dukes. It was then incorporated into the Kingdom of Bohemia, where it remained until 1526, when Silesia came under the rule of the Habsburg Monarchy. It was annexed by Prussia during the First Silesian War (1740-42), eventually becoming part of Germany. After World War II most of Silesia became part of Poland, and the city was officially renamed Świdnica.
StkpAug 22, 2016
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Kings of Macedon, Lysimachus, 306-281 BC0 viewsAR Drachm, 17mm, 4.1g, 12h; Kolophon mint.
Struck under Lysimachos' general, Prepelaus, circa 301-297 BC.
Obv.: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Rev.: AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; lion's head above B in left field, pentagram below throne.
Reference: Price 1833; Mller 342.
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Kings of Characene, Attambelos IV, AD 54/5-64/51 views Tetradrachm, 12mm, 15.2g, 12h; Charax-Spasinu mint.
Obv.: Diademed head right.
Rev.: [BAC ATTAM]BH CWTH[R] KAI; Herakles seated left on rock, holding club.
Reference: BMC 7 (for type; as Attambelos III); DCA 490 (listed as Attambelos III), 16-260-111
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Arabia Felix, Himyarite Kings, Tha Ran Ya NB1 viewsAr Unit (Quinarius), 14mm, 1.5g, 5h; Raidan mint, 2nd Century AD.
Obv.: Head right, within circular torque, monogram behind.
Rev.: Head right, scepter before, kings name and mint in South Arabian Script around.
Reference: Munro-Hay 3.25, 16-260-65
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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953 Hadrian AS Roma 134-38 AD Hadrian and Hispania3 viewsReference.
RIC 953; Cohen 1273; Strack 777

Obv. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P
Bare headed and draped bust right

Rev. RESTITVTORI HISPANIAE, S C in exergue
Hadrian, togate, stands on the left, facing right, holding a roll in his left hand and extending his right hand to raise up kneeling figure of Hispania, a draped woman before him. Hispania holds a branch in her left hand: in centre, a rabbit.

12.40 gr
25 mm
12h
okidokiAug 21, 2016
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Phoenicia, Arados1 views15, 3.6g, 1h; 2nd-1st centuries BC
Obv.: Laureate head of Zeus right, Phoenician letter alep above.
Rev.: Ships ram left, Aradian era date below.
Reference: HCG 10 88, Duryat 2005, nos. 1733-2219, 16-259-39
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Constantius II, AD 337-3611 views Centenionalis, 23mm, 5.2g, 6h; Constantinople mint, AD 348-350
Obv.: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG; pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO; Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman; shield on ground at right. Horseman is beardless, wearing cap, and falls forward onto the horses neck (FH4), Γ in left field // CONSΓ
Reference: RIC VIII Constantinople 79, p. 454
From the YOC Collection, 16-264-55
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons1 views Follis, 18mm, 2.6g, 12h; Arles mint, AD 335
Obv.: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS; Laureate, helmeted bust of Constantinople left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter.
Rev.: Victory standing on prow, holding long scepter in right hand, resting left hand on shield; tree symbol in left field // SCONST
Reference: RIC VII Arles 393, r4, p. 276
From the YOC Collection
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons1 views Follis, 17mm, 2.2g, 6h; Trier mint, AD 333-334
Obv.: VRBS ROMA; Helmeted bust of Roma wearing imperial mantle left.
Rev.: She-wolf standing left, with Romulus and Remus suckling beneath, two stars above, wreath between // TRS
Reference: RIC VII Trier 553, p.218
From the YOC Collection, 16-251-39
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Constantius II, AD 337-3611 views Follis, 18m, 2.3g, 12h; Trier mint, AD 332-333
Obv.: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C; Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS; Two soldiers standing, spear in outer hand, between them two standards // TRS
Reference: RIC VII Trier 540, p.217
From the YOC Collection, 16-262-35
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Constantine I, AD 306-3371 viewsConstantine I, AD 306-337.
Follis, 21mm, 3.7g, 6h; Arles mint, early 316 AD.
Obv.: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG; Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: SOLI IN-V-ICTO COMITI; Sol, standing facing, radiate head left, chlamys across left shoulder, right hand raised, globe in left / T - F // PARL
Reference: c.f. RIC VII Arles 75, r3, p. 240 (unrecorded reverse legend break)
From the YOC Collection, 16-262-35
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Septimius Severus, AD 193-2110 views Sestertius, 30mm, 21.1g, 6h; Rome mint.
Obv.: L SEPT SEV PERT [AVG IMP ?]; Laureate head right.
Rev.: [?]; Septimius Severus on the left, standing left, in military attire, Victory on globe in his right hand, spear in his left hand; Virtus or Roma standing left behind him, helmeted, in military attire, crowning him with a wreath in her right hand, parazonium in her left, S C in exergue.
Reference: RIC IVa -
From the YOC Collection
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Hadrian Denarius 134-38 AD Roma and Hadrian standing vis--vis here a scepter eastern mint4 viewsReference.
cf. RIC 225; (Spear usually)

Obv. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P
Head of Hadrian, bare, right

Rev.ADVENTVS AVG
Roma, helmeted, in military dress, standing right, holding scepter(Roma has spear) in left hand and clasping hands with Hadrian on right, who stands left, togate, facing her

2.96 gr
17 mm
6h
okidokiAug 21, 2016
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Alexander III, 336-323 BC0 views Half Unit, 16mm, 4.1g, 12h; Salamis, Cyprus mint.
Obv.: Head of Heracles right, in lion skin headdress.
Rev.: AΛEΞANΔΡOY; club right above, bow and quiver below, ΣA above.
Reference: Price 3143
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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(12) DOMITIAN2 views81 - 96 AD
AE 20 mm, 4.67 g
O: Laureate head right
R: TO-MI-TW-N in two lines to left and right of tetrastyle temple on podium; star (left) and cap of Dioscuri (right) at sides of gable
Moesia Inferior, Thrace, Tomis mint; RPC II 81, 404. AMNG I, 2, p. 679, 2595.
laneyAug 21, 2016
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Mysia, Lampsakos1 views15, 3.9mm, 12h; c. 400 BC - 350 BC
Obv.: Head of Priapus ( or Zeus or Poseidon) right, wreathed in ivy.
Rev.: Λ - A; forepart of Pegasos right.
Reference: c.f. SG3899. 16-258-19
John AnthonyAug 21, 2016
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Serbia: Vuk Branković (1371-1396) AR Dinar (Jovanovic-33.18var; Ivaniević-31.12)3 viewsObv: +BΛЬ/KЬ ('VLK' in Serbian in two lines), ivy vine (control symbol) to lower right, three groups of three pellets in fields, ornaments above and below
Rev:Christ, nimbate, enthroned facing, holding Gospels; degraded IC XC flanking head
Quant.GeekAug 21, 2016
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M. Marcius Mn. f. AE Quadrans2 viewsM. Marcius Mn. f. AE Quadrans

RRC 245/3
bc 134

av: Head of hercules, right, to l. three pellets
rv: Prow r., Above M.MAR.CI; MF in ligatur, below ROMA, to r. three pellets


ex Artemide Aste, Auct Artemide XLV, lot 121, 2016-06-11/12

The green spots on both sides where not visible in the auction pictures (neither mentioned)
NorbertAug 21, 2016
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Anonymous. AE Litra0 viewsAnonymous. AE Litra

RRC 27/2
bc 230-226

Av: Helmeted head of beardless Mars right (with corinthian helmet); behind, club.
Rv: Horse galloping right; above, club; below, ROMA.

ex Artemide Aste, Auct Artemide XLV, lot 82, 2016-06-11/12
NorbertAug 21, 2016
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Serbia: Knez Stefan Lazar Hrebeljanović (1371-1389) AR Dinar, Novo Brdo (Jovanovic-32.13; Ivaniević-24.14)4 viewsObv: ∴+COnTЄ∴ ∴ΠASAR∴, Lazar standing facing, holding scepter
Rev: nOΛO OMOnT [...] AΛPЄCS, Christ Pantokrator standing facing; star to left, serpent(?) to right
Quant.GeekAug 21, 2016
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Serbia: Vukasin Mrnjavcevic (1365-1371) AR Dinar (Jovanovic 17)3 viewsObv: Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne
Rev: Legend in six lines
Quant.GeekAug 21, 2016
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3711 SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Hadrian. Chalkous Z below4 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 3711; McAlee 543(g)

Obv. no legend
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum

Rev. no Legend
Large S C within laurel wreath. Z

0.87 gr
10 mm
h
okidokiAug 21, 2016
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Constantius II, RIC VIII 113 Antioch, 347-348 CE2 viewsObverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed head right.
Reverse: VOT XX MVLT XXX within wreath.
Mintmark SMANB, Antioch. 14.6 mm., 1.2 g.
NORMAN KAug 21, 2016
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Elagabalus0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Elagabalus

Rome mint, 219 A.D.
gF, much better in hand. Dark toning.
19.0 mm / 2.485 g / 180

Obverse: "IMP ANTONINVS AVG", laureate bust right.
Reverse: "VICTORIA AVG", Victoria walking left, holding wreath and palm.

RIC IV 162, RSC 304, Sear 7555.

Ex FORVM Members Auction (2016)

MyID: 024D
TenthGenAug 21, 2016
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Elagabalus0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Elagabalus

Rome mint, 221 - 222 A.D.
gF.
18.0 mm / 2.169 g / 0

Obverse: "IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG", laureate, horned, draped bust right.
Reverse: "SVMMVS SACERDOS", Elagabalus standing left, sacrificing over lit tripod altar, holding branch, star in left field.

RIC IV 146, RSC 276, BMC 232, Sear 7549.

MyID: 020H
TenthGenAug 21, 2016
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2 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Uncertain. Kantine Schrmeyer.
ZN 50 Pfennigen Token (23mm, 3.30 g, 1h)
"Kantine/ (rosette)/ Schrmeyer"
Large 50
Menzel 16660.1; TC 208156

Not properly a "kriesgeld," but possibly a token with military connections, perhaps for an officer's mess. Listed as a 'maverick' in Menzel.
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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2 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Aachen
FE 25 Pfennigen (24mm, 5.08 g, 12h)
Dated 1920
Dog seated right; 1920 in exergue
STADT/ 25/ AACHEN
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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3 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Mnster.
FE 25 Pfennigen (23mm, 5.15 g, 12h)
Dated 1918
STADT MNSTER I/W, civic coat-of-arms; * KRIEGSGELD * below
25/ PFENNIG/ 1918 within ornamented square tablet
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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3 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Lembeck
FE 10 Pfennigen (18mm, 2.99 g, 12h)
Dated 1919
"1000 Jhrige Vehm-Eiche * zu Erle *", oak tree
"Herrlichkeil Lembeck"/ 19 5 19/ " * Pfennig *"
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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1 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Siegen.
FE 10 Pfennigen (22mm, 4.07 g, 12h)
Dated 1918
Civic coat-of-arms; STADT SIEGEN below
KRIEGSGELD 1918/ 10/ * PFENNIG *
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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2 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Berleberg
FE 10 Pfennigen (20mm, 2.39 g, 12h)
Dated 1917
STADT BERLEBURG, civic coat-of-arms; below, *1917*
KRIEGSNOTGELD/ 10/ * PFENNIG *
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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1 viewsGERMANY, Kriegsgeld. Bottrop
FE 10 Pfennigen (21mm, 4.08 g, 12h)
Dated 1919
STADT BOTTROP, tower of Bottrop City Hall
KRIEGSGELD 1918/ 10/ * PFENNIG *
ArdatirionAug 21, 2016
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Drachm of Parthian king Pakoros I2 views78-120 CE. Ekbatana mint. Diademed bust left wearing tiara, with long pointed beard / Archer seated right, holding bow; below bow, monogram.Greek script around. 21.7 mm, 3.47 g. ref: Sellwood 78.3; Shore 413. VF.

While Vologases (and his successor, Artabanos IV) ruled as Parthian king in Mesopotamia, Pakoros ruled in Iran. A state of conflict existed between the rivals until Pakoros emerged victorious circa 90 AD. Based on his beardless portraiture, he was obviously young at the time of his accession. The details of his reign and fate are unknown (from CNG).
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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Drachm of Parthian king Orodes II3 viewsAR Drachm (20mm, 3.91 g, 12h). Rhagai mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wearing torque ending in pellet / BΛCIΛEΩC/BΛKIΛEΩH ΛP CΛKOY EVEPΓETOV/ΔIKΛ Y EΠIΦΛNOYΣ/ΦIΛEΛΛNI C (sic), archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; ΓP monogram below bow; quadrate Cs in legend. Sellwood 45.12; cf. Shore 224 (for type); Sunrise . VF, toned.

My first Parthian Coin
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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Drachm of Parthian king Phraates II1 viewsAR Drachm (21mm, 3.83 g, 12h). Ekbatana mint. Struck circa 128-127 BC. Diademed bust left / BAΣIΛ EΩΣ/MEΓ AΛOY downward to right, APΣAKOV/ΘΕΟΠATOPΣ (sic) downward to left, archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow. Sellwood 16.1; Shore 41; Sunrise 269. Good VF, toned, a little porous.

As a minor son of the Great Mithradates, Phraates II began his reign as a co-ruler with his mother, Riinu. The scanty evidence from this period reveals Phraates preoccupation with fighting the Seleukids under their king, Antiochus VII, in the west and the Sacae in the east. However, the presence of silver and copper coins from Susa indicate that he began his rule consolidating Parthian hegemony in Elam; a task that had already started in the closing months of his fathers reign. Although successful against the Seleukids (see below), his struggle against the Sacae was a protracted and severe conflict which began favorably but ultimately concluded in his defeat and death (from CNG).
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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NUMERIUS FABIUS PICTOR AR DENARIUS1 viewsOBVERSE: Head of Roma right in winged helmet, G below chin, mark of value behind
REVERSE: NFABI / PICTOR; The Flamen Quirinalis, Q. Fabius Pictor, seated left; shield at side inscribed QVI/RIN in two lines, ROMA in ex
Rome, 126 BC
3.7g, 17mm
Cr268/1; 1b; Fabia 11; Sydenham 517a
LegatusAug 20, 2016
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Drachm of Parthian king Arsakes II1 viewsAR Drachm (16mm, 4.09 g, 12h). Rhagai-Arsakeia(?) mint. Struck circa 211-209 BC. Head left, wearing bashlyk and earring / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; to right, eagle standing facing, head left, with wings displayed; APΣAKY downward to left. Sellwood 6.1; A&S Type 6, obv. 6/1, rev. 6/2; Shore 4; Sunrise 241-3. EF, deep iridescent tone, a couple of hairline die breaks.

Arsakes II, son of Arsakes I, ascended the Parthian throne about 210 BC. At roughly the same time, the Seleukid king Antiochos III (223-187 BC) marched out of Ecbatana to recover the eastern Seleukid provinces that were lost to the young Parthian kingdom. Justin (41.5.7) comments that Arsakes II fought with admirable gallantry against Antiochos, and finally became his ally. Whether the Parthians resumed minting after the return of Antiochos returned to Ekbatana in 205 BC, after his Baktrian expedition, cannot be ascertained. It is possible that, until his defeat by the Romans at the Battle of Magnesia in 190/189 BC, Antiochos held sway over Iran at least as far east as the Baktrian frontiers and thus suppressed the circulation of non-Seleukid currencies. Unfortunately, the exact date and circumstances of the death of Arsakes II are unknown. The superb condition of the great majority of S6 drachms of Arsakes II implies that they were minted and almost immediately interred at around the time of Antiochos IIIs eastern expedition to Parthia and Baktria in 209 BC (from CNG).
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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Tetradrachm of the Seleukid king Antiochos VIII Grypos (Hook Nose)2 views121/0-97/6 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.72 g, 11h). Sidon mint. Dated SE 196 (117/6 BC). Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EΠI-ΦANOYΣ, Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding star in extended right hand and scepter in left; to outer left; ΣIΔΩ/IEP/AΣ in three lines above monogram; C9P (date) in exergue. SC 2330.1; CSE 723; HGC 9, 1197g; DCA 268. Near EF, lightly toned.

In 121 BCE, a very rare astronomical event occurred in the sky. The moon had eclipsed Jupiter, a significant celestial body of the ancient world. This phenomenon was visible from Antioch, the capital of the then-collapsing Seleucid Empire. Antiochos VIII saw this as a good omen, a harbinger that a great leader would come to Syria, so he struck symbols of the eclipse on the reverse side of Tetradrachms. The crescent above Zeus' head is the moon, and the star hovering above his hand is Jupiter.
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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Pseudo-autonomous issue from the Iraqi city of Hatra, struck during the 2nd century CE4 viewsObv: Head of Shamash right, Aramaic inscription reading: Enclosure of Shamash (referring to the temple complex at the center of the city) Rev: Eagle standing left, wings displayed. Inverted SC, surrounded by wreath.

Hatra was a Parthian sub-kingdom that was built by the Seleukids during the 4th century BCE. It governed itself for a few hundred years before being destroyed by Ardashir I and the Sassanid army. The ruins were rediscovered and restored during the 19th century, and Hatra became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Unfortunately, the city was heavily damaged by the terrorist group Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL). I bought this coin in reaction to the crimes commited by Daesh.
ThatParthianGuyAug 20, 2016
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ROMAN EMPIRE , Co- Emperor Philip II, July or August 247 - Late 249 A.D., Hieropolis, Cyrrhestica, Syria.13 viewsNew to my Lions Collection ;

Bronze AE 29, SNG Mnchen 485; SNG Cop 64; SNG Righetti 1883 corr. (Philip I); Lindgren-Kovacs 1926; BMC Galatia p. 145, 57, F, well centered, nice style, Cyrrhestica, Hierapolis-Bambyce (Membij, Syria) mint, weight 15.624g, maximum diameter 28.5mm, die axis 0o, Jul/Aug 247 - Late 249 A.D.; obverse AYTO K K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II right, from behind; reverse ΘEAC C-YPIAC IEPOΠOΛ/ΛITΩN (ending in exergue), Atergatis riding lion right, wearing tall headdress, chiton and peplos, scepter in right hand, left hand in lap.

Atargatis was the chief goddess of northern Syria in Classical Antiquity. Ctesias also used the name Derceto for her, and the Romans called her Dea Syriae ("Syrian goddess"). Primarily she was a goddess of fertility, but, as the baalat ("mistress") of her city and people, she was also responsible for their protection and well-being. Her chief sanctuary was at Hierapolis, modern Manbij, northeast of Aleppo, Syria.
SamAug 20, 2016
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Arcadius, AD 395-4081 views3, 2.3g, 16mm, 6h; Cyzicus mint, 395.
Obv.: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG; diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: GLORIA ROMANORVM; Emperor on horseback right, raising right hand // SMKB
Reference: RIC IX Cyzicus 29(b), p. 247.
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Constantius II, AD 337-3611 views Centenionalis, 23mm, 5.3g, 12h; Heraclea mint, AD 351-354
Obv.: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG; pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO; Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman; shield on ground at right. Horseman turns to face soldier and raises right arm, horseman is bearded and bareheaded (var. A), Γ in left field // SMHΔ
Reference: RIC VIII Heraclea 82. p. 436, 16-270-55
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Magnentius, AD 350-3530 views Centenionalis, 20mm, 4.4g, 6h; Rome mint, fourth group, AD 351-2
Obv.: D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG, draped and cuirassed bust right, Γ behind.
Rev.: VICT DD NN AVGG ET CAESS, two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT V MVLT X, star below // RP
Reference: RIC VIII Rome 218, p. 268
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons0 views Follis, 19mm, 2.4g, 6h; Trier mint, AD 332-333
Obv.: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS; laureate, helmeted bust of Constantinople left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter.
Rev.: Victory standing on prow, holding long scepter in right hand, resting left hand on shield // TRP
Reference: RIC VII Trier 543, p. 217
From the YOC Collection
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Time of Constantine I and Sons0 views Follis, 17mm, 2.6g, 6h; Trier mint, AD 332-333
Obv.: VRBS ROMA; Helmeted bust of Roma wearing imperial mantle left.
Rev.: She-wolf standing left, with Romulus and Remus suckling beneath, two stars above, wreath between // TRS
Reference: RIC VII Trier 542, p. 217
From the YOC Collection
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Constantine II as Caesar, AD 317-3370 views follis, 17mm, 2.7g, 12h; Trier mint, AD 330-331
Obv.: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C; Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS; Two soldiers standing, spear in outer hand, between them two standards // TRP
Reference: RIC VII Trier 527, p. 215
From the YOC Collection, 16-269-35
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Postumus, AD 260-2690 viewsӔ Double" Sestertius, 35mm, 29.7g, 6h; Lugdunum mint, AD 261
Obv.: IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS PF AVG; Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev.: VIRTVS AVG, Mars standing right holding spear and leaning on shield / S-C
Reference: RIC Vb 179, p. 352.
From the YOC Collection
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Julia Maesa, c. 165 - c. 226 AD0 viewsAR denarius, 20mm, 2.1g, 12h; Rome mint, 218-220 AD.
Obv: IVLIA MAESA AVG. draped bust right.
Rev: PVDICITIA, Pudicitia seated left, drawing out veil from shoulder with right hand and holding scepter in left.
Reference: RIC IVb 268, p. 50. 16-266-45
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
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Hadrian, AD 117-1381 views Dichalkon, 15mm, 1.9g, 12h; Alexandria for Pelusium Nome, AD 126/7
Obv.: No legend, laureate bust of Hadrian right, fold of cloak on front shoulder.
Rev.: ΠHLOV L IA (year 11); pomegranate.
Reference: Emmett 1321/11. Milne 1248
John AnthonyAug 20, 2016
681_P_Hadrian_RPC4103.jpg
4103 Arabia, Decapolis. Petra. Hadrian 16 Laurel-wreath3 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 4103; Spijkerman 12; BMC 10

Issue Petra metropolis

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙ СƐΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΠƐΤΡΑ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙС
In three lines within a laurel-wreath

3.38 gr
16 mm
h
okidokiAug 20, 2016
32-corinth.jpg
Julia Domna AE 22 - Corinth0 viewsCorinth
Corinthia
Julia Domna
Obv.: IVLEA DOMNA OENNTC (sic)
Draped bust left, cornucopia over shoulder
Rev.: []
Pegasus trotting, right
22 mm, 6.52 gr, 3 h
Apparently unpublished. Unidentified countermark (male head right), Howgego 56 (?)
Vladimir PAug 20, 2016
Sear_0862.jpg
Sear 08622 viewsHeraclius (610 641 CE) 6-nummi, weight 2.53g, diameter 16mm. Mint of Alexandria.Abu GalyonAug 20, 2016
tn.jpg
Histiaia Silver Tetrobol, 3rd century BCE4 viewsObverse: Image of Eubola
Reverse: Nymph Histiain on a ships prow. Wing on side of ship; below trident head. ECD Euboia 386
13 mm 2.46 g
3RD Century BCE
NORMAN KAug 20, 2016
gac5.jpg
Gallienus, AE antoninianus, RIC VI 280 Rome mint 1 viewsObverse: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate head right.
Reverse: SECVRIT PERPET, Securitas standing left, leaning on column, legs crossed, holding sceptre.
H in right field.20mm, 2.6 gr.
RIC V-1 (Sole reign), 280.
NORMAN KAug 20, 2016
Philip-II-RIC-215-400-pix.jpg
45. Philip II as Caesar.1 viewsAntoninianus, ca 244 -246 AD, Rome mint.
Obverse: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES / Radiate bust of Philip II.
Reverse: PIETAS AVGVSTOR / Sacrificial implements: sprinkler, simpulum, jug, knife, lituus.
4.49 gm., 23 mm.
RIC #215; Sear #9239.
CallimachusAug 20, 2016
greek-ionia-miletos.jpg
Ancient Greek - Ionia Miletos Ar Obol (Circa 6th-5th BC)1 viewsAncient Greek, Miletos Ionia Ar Obol (Circa 6th-5th BC), 1.0g, 9.8mm, 11h

Obverse: Forepart of lion right, head left.

Reverse: Stellate and floral pattern within incuse square.

Reference: SNG Cop 944, von Aulock 2080, SNG Kayhan 476

Ex: Tom Mullally
Gil-galadAug 19, 2016
alexa_troas_apollo_horse.jpg
TROAS, ALEXANDRIA TROAS2 views281 261 BC
AE 10.5 mm; 1.05 g
O: Head of Apollo wearing laurel wreath, right
R: ALE Horse standing right, with head lowered, grain beneath, thunderbolt in exe.
Alexandria Troas; ref. BELLINGER TROY S85,42(1) / COLL WIEN(1)
laneyAug 19, 2016
domna_herak_diosynop_a.jpg
(0193) JULIA DOMNA (Dionysopolis)1 views193 - 217 AD
AE 18.5 mm; 3.95 g
O: Laureate, draped bust right
R: Herakles standing facing, head right, resting on club and holding lionskin over arm, B in lower right field.
Moesia Inferior, Dionysopolis mint
Varbanov 470; Moushmov 92
laneyAug 19, 2016
RIC_840_Domitianus.jpg
RIC 0840 Domitianus9 viewsObv: IMP D CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII, Laureate head right
Rev: CERES AVGVST / S C (in field); Ceres standing left, with corn ears and torch
AE/As (27.69 mm 10.434 g 6h) Struck in Thrace (?) 82 A.D.
RIC 840 (R2), BMCRE 520, BNF unlisted, RPC II 533
1 commentsFlaviusDomitianusAug 19, 2016
Comb19082016100732.jpg
Vespasian AR Denarius. 75AD0 viewsObv. VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right.
Rev. PON MAX TR P COS VI, Pax seated left resting left elbow on throne and holding branch.
RIC 772 (C3); BM 161; Paris 139; Cohen 366.
2.97g, 18mm.
Nero 30Aug 19, 2016
JuliaTiti_Dupondius_Vesta.jpg
Julia Titi Dupondius Vesta11 viewsObv.
IVLIA IMP T AVG F AVGVSTA
Draped bust right, hair in bun at back of head

Rev.
S-C either side of Vesta enthroned left holding Victory, VESTA in ex.
2 commentsancientdaveAug 19, 2016
Nero_AE18_of_Phrygia,_Akmoneia_Zeus.jpg
Nero AE18 of Phrygia, Akmoneia8 viewsObv.
NEPWNA CEBACTON AKMONEIC
Laureate bust right wearing aegis, caduceus below

Rev.
CEPOYHNIOY KAPITWNOC CEOYHPAC EPI APX TO G
Zeus seated left holding patera & sceptre, owl under throne
ancientdaveAug 19, 2016
Hadrian_As_Galley.jpg
Hadrian As Galley11 viewsObv.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Draped bust right

Rev.
FELICITATI AVG COS III P P
Galley traveling right
1 commentsancientdaveAug 19, 2016
Domitian_As_Virtus_2.jpg
Domitian As Virtus 22 viewsObv.
IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XIII CENS PER PP
Laureate head right


Rev.
VIRTVTI AVGVSTI
SC
Virtus standing right, foot on helmet, holding spear and parazonium
ancientdaveAug 19, 2016
celt.jpg
Celtic, Lower Danube, Uncertain tribe. 2nd century B.C.10 viewsAR Drachm
Imitating Philip III of Macedon
O: Head of Herakles wearing lions skin headdress knotted at throat, right.
R: Zeus enthroned holding eagle.
19mm
3.61g
Lanz 939; CCCBM I 203-4

Die crack at 1 O'Clock
MatAug 19, 2016
Gordianus_III_AR_Denarius_Salus.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE / Emperor Gordian III , AD ( 238 244 )21 viewsSilver Denarius , Rome mint , 3.18 gr .
Obverse ; IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG { IMP[erator] GORDIANVS PIVS FEL[ix] AVG[vstvs] / Emperor Gordianus, Dutiful Wise Augustus } , laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind.
Reverse ; SALVS AVGVSTI, ( [Dedicated to] To the health of the Emperors ) Salus standing right, draped, from patera held in left hand, feeding snake held in right hand .
References ; RIC IV 129A (R), RSC IV 325, Hunter III 62, SRCV III 8681.

Choice EF example , excellent portrait, and artistic well executed dies.

From The Sam Mansourati Collection./ NO. RI 20610.

Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygieia to the Greeks ( Her name is the source of the word "hygiene." ) , who believed her to be the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father Asclepius learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one serpent 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.

*The logo of Pharmacology was taken from Salus 's Patera and snake .

SamAug 18, 2016
lydia_phil_shield_thunderbolt_b.jpg
LYDIA, PHILADELPHIA3 viewsAE 14 mm; 3.28 g
1st CENTURY BCE (100 - 14 BCE)
O: MACEDONIAN SHIELD
R: THUNDERBOLT WITHIN LAUREL WREATH
Lydia, Philadelphia
cf. SNG Cop. 342 (Isegrim)
laneyAug 18, 2016
Sear_1975_[2].jpg
Sear 19754 viewsManuel I Comnenus (1143 1180 CE) Tetarteron, weight 4.42g, diameter 21mm. Mint of Thessalonica.Abu GalyonAug 18, 2016
Faustina_Junior,_Augusta___Wife_of_Marcus_Aurelius.jpg
Faustina Junior, Augusta 146 - Winter 175/176 A.D., Wife of emperor Marcus Aurelius14 viewsSilver denarius, BMCRE II p. 404, 148; RSC II 195; SRCV II 5262; RIC III MA689 var. (no stephane); Hunter II 8 var. (same), Choice VF, excellent centering, toned, Rome mint, weight 2.655g, maximum diameter 17.8mm, die axis 0o, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161 - 175 A.D.; obverse FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, wearing stephane and earring, bun in the back; reverse SALVS, Salus seated left, feeding snake rising up from altar, from patera in right hand, resting left elbow on throne, feet on footstool.

Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygieia to the Greeks, who believed her to be the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father Asclepius learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one serpent 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.

*The logo of Pharmacology was taken from Salus 's Patera and snake .
SamAug 18, 2016
OE.jpg
AR-No.JZAG 208/Q12-C (OE)1 viewsPhoenicia, Arados 52-51 B.C

AE 15.01mm (Thickness 1.94mm), weight 2.21g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination C.

Obverse: Jugate, Braided, bearded head of Zeus and Astarte wearing stephane facing right, dotted border.

Reverse: Prow of galley left with (Ἀθηνᾶ Πρόμαχος) Athena figurehead, holding wreath in right, trident in left, Phoenician letter qoph (Q) above, Aradian era date 208 (CH) below.
Martin RoweAug 18, 2016
Vlasto_308.JPG
Taras, Calabria12 views400-390 BC (Period II)
AR Nomos (22mm, 7.74g, 2h).
O: Phalanthos riding dolphin left, holding akrostolion in extended right hand; Λ below, all within linear border.
R: Naked ephebe holding small shield in left hand, dismounting from horse cantering left; ΤΑΡΑΣ below, all within linear border.
Vlasto 309; Fischer-Bossert Group 26, 339 (V154/R263); Evans II, type C; Cote 108; McGill II, 13; HN Italy 849
ex CNG
EnodiaAug 18, 2016
RIC_Septimius_Severus_RIC_IV_308_VOTA_SVSCEPTA_XX.jpg
Septimius Severus (Lucius Septimius Severus) (193-211 A.D.)0 viewsSRCV ___, RIC IV 308, Van Meter 179.

AR Denarius, 3.46 g., 19.34 mm. max., 0

Rome mint, 201-210 A.D.

Obv: SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate bust right.

Rev: VOTA SVS-CEPTA XX, Severus (recognizable portrait) sacrificing left over a lit tripod altar.

The reverse announces that Septimius has completed vows (prayers and sacrifices) to ask the gods for 20 years of rule. In a religious context, votum, plural vota, is a vow or promise made to a deity. The word comes from the past participle of voveo, vovere; as the result of the verbal action, a vow, or promise. The votum is an aspect of the contractual nature of Roman religion and sacrifice, a bargaining expressed by "do ut des" (I give that you might give).

RIC rarity C, Van Meter VB2.
StkpAug 18, 2016
permag_athena_troph.jpg
MYSIA, PERGAMON3 viewsAE 17.5 mm; 6.74 g
2nd CENTURY BC
OBV: HELMETED HEAD OF ATHENA R
REV: AΘHNAΣ NIKHΦOPOY TROPHY OF ARMS
SNG COP 393 ff
laneyAug 17, 2016
septimius_lion_b.jpg
(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS2 views193 - 211 AD
AE 16 X 19.5 mm; 3.38 g
O: Laureate head right
R: Lion advancing right
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
laneyAug 16, 2016
tyche_astarte_phoenicia.jpg
PHOENICIA, SIDON4 views 2nd-1st century BC.
14.5 mm; 3.12 g
O: Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right, within beaded border
R: Astarte standing left, holding wreath and scepter, on prow left
laneyAug 16, 2016
bee_eph_2.jpg
IONIA, EPHESOS3 views387 - 295 BC
AE 13 mm; 3.18 g
O: Ε−Φ, bee; IONIA, EPHESOS
R: stag facing left, knees bent, head turned back to right; astragalos upper right; magistrate's name to left
laneyAug 16, 2016
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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS (193-211). Denarius. Emesa0 viewsObv: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II.
Laureate head right.
Rev: BONA SPES.
Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt.
RIC 444.
Condition: fine.
Weight: 3.22 g.
Diameter: 18 mm.
Nero 30Aug 16, 2016
680Hadrian_RIC623.JPG
Hadrian Quadrans, Roma 125-28 AD Rostrum tridens right2 viewsReference.
RIC 623a; C. 1171; Strack

Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder.

Rev P M TR P COS III in exergue SC.
Rostrum tridens right

2.46 gr
17 mm
h
okidokiAug 15, 2016
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Trajan RIC 115 corr; Woytek 287bD3 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AR Denarius. Rome Mint. ca. 110 AD. (2.52g; 17.79mm) Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P, Laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC, Roma standing left, holding Victory and spear.
Woytek 287bD; RIC 115 corr (bust type); RSC 68b
PaddyAug 15, 2016
0097.jpg
C. Cluvius Saxula. Triens 4 viewsC. Cluvius Saxula. Triens

RRC 172/3
169-158 bc

Av: Helmeted head of Minerva r.; above, four pellets.
Rv: Prow r.; above, CSAX ligate and before, four pellets.


Ex Naville Numismatics, Auction 23, Lot #295, 2016-06-12
Sold as from the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection.
NorbertAug 15, 2016
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Trajan RIC 318 var; Woytek 5265 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AR Denarius. Rome Mint. Winter 114 - start of 116 AD. (3.11g; 17.97mm) Obv: IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM DAC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: P M TR P COS VI P P SPQR / FORT RED, Fortuna seated left with rudder and cornucopia.
Woytek 526h; RIC 318 var

Ex: Marc Walter
PaddyAug 15, 2016
Maximinus_I_Denarius_Salus~0.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE / Emperor Maximinus I (AD 235 - 238) Silver Denarius Salus 22 viewsMaximinus I, 235 - 238 AD
Silver Denarius, Rome Mint, struck Mar 235 - Jan 236 A.D.
20mm, 3.23 gr.
Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus right.
IMP[erator] MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG[vstvs] Emperor Maximinus Dutiful Augustus

Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI ( [Dedicated to] To the health of the Emperors ) , Salus ( Hygieia - Greek - ), seated left, feeding snake rising up from altar, from Patera in right hand, resting left elbow on throne.

References ; RIC 85
A superb Choice EF masterpiece example , artistic and well executed dies.

From The Sam Mansourati Collection./ NO. RI 20450

Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygieia to the Greeks (Her name is the source of the word "hygiene." ) , who believed her to be the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father Asclepius learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one serpent 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.

*The logo of Pharmacology was taken from Salus 's Patera and snake .
1 commentsSamAug 15, 2016
antiochos_ii_aa.jpg
SELEUKID KINGDOM--(02) ANTIOCHOS II THEOS4 views261-246 BC
AE 16 mm, 3.49 g
O: Laureate head of Apollo with short hair, right
R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY. Tripod, anchor below
Sardes mint (first series); cf. Houghton and Lorber (SC)l#520.1: WSM1379
laneyAug 15, 2016
antiochos_ii_tripod_anchor.jpg
SELEUKID KINGDOM--(02) ANTIOCHOS II THEOS7 views261-246 BC
17.5mm, 4.78 g
O: Laureate head of Apollo r.
R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY Tripod; monograms to outer l. and r., anchor in exergue.
1 commentslaneyAug 15, 2016
antiochos_iii~0.jpg
SELEUKID KINGDOM--(03) ANTIOCHOS III The Great3 views222 - 287 BC
AE 16 mm, 3.77 g
O: Laureate head of Apollo right, hair in long locks
R: BASILEWS ANTIOXOYApollo standing left holding an arrow and resting his elbow on a tripod
laneyAug 15, 2016
OD.jpg
MR-No.QCPD 73/N`12-C (OD)3 viewsPhoenicia, Marathos 187-186 B.C

AE 15.14mm (Thickness 2.76mm), weight 3.58g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination C.

Obverse: Veiled bust of Ptolemaic Astarte right, border of dots.

Reverse: Prow of Galley left, stem curving upwards, on the deck palm branch, above Phoenician letters nun (N) & ayin (`) with monogram between, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 73 below.
Martin RoweAug 15, 2016
Maurice_Tiberius_SEAR_497Y9.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 4971 viewsDn mAVRIC TIbERI PP AV
Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger
Large K, ANNO left, uIII right, Cross above, A below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 22mm, 4.62g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Anastasius_SEAR_16D.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 161 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 23.5mm, 8.82g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Anastasius_Sear_17XP.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 171 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Chi-Rho countermark below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 24mm, 7.61g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Heaclius_Sear_830Y6.jpg
Heraclius, SBCV 8302 viewsdN hERACLYS PP AVG
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger, star in field between, Monogram of Heraclius to left, K to right
Large K, ANNO left, u right, ΘEC below
Thessalonica
AE 1/2 follis, 22mm, 5.82g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
6gSZmCd4qY2WMHt3B9TpHz7Ew8RqFj.jpg
3 viewsAntonivs ProttiAug 15, 2016
Justin_Sear68E.jpg
Justin I, SBCV 682 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left, E
Constantinople
AE half follis, 25mm, 7.27g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
nPA7d8XpaHp3Fe6o9gHJeqK2xN4i5d.jpg
4 viewsAntonivs ProttiAug 15, 2016
Justin2_Sear381y11.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 3811 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, XI right, P below
Minted Theopolis, 575-576
AE half follis, 24mm, 7.02g
novacystisAug 14, 2016
2SpCr6BwmQX45zxMEo8o9WiFNzW73J.jpg
Roman Republic Denarius - C. Junius C.f., 149 BC - Dioscouri2 viewsObverse: Helmeted head of Roma right, mark of value (X) behind
Reverse: C IVNI C F / ROMA Dioscuri galloping right
Crawford 210/1
18mm, 3.89 grams
Antonivs ProttiAug 14, 2016
Xg7zr4fRYsz5e9nQNLb6Y8DamS323T.jpg
Heracleia, Lucania 432-420 BC, Diobol2 viewsHead of Herakles right
Lion advancing right "HE"
HN Italy 1358
1.16g
Antonivs ProttiAug 14, 2016
Ms4c8SPyj3iKRpD2d5To6PKrk9xJEE.jpg
Neapolis, Macedonia 500-480 BC, AR Obol2 viewsFacing gorgon head with protruding tongue
Incuse quadripart square
.72g
SNG ANS 424
Antonivs ProttiAug 14, 2016
Vota_Publica_white.jpg
14 Hadrian RIC 2904 viewsHadrian 117-138 AD. AR Denarius. Rome Mint. 137 AD. (2.70g; 17.69mm) Obv: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right. Rev: VOTA PVBLICA, veiled emperor standing left, sacrificing out of patera over tripod.
RIC 290

PaddyAug 14, 2016
hermocapelia.jpg
Septimius Severus AE 25 - Hermocapelia0 viewsHermocapelia
Lydia
Septimius Severus
Obv.:[] CЄBHPOC
Laureate head right
Rev.: ЄPMOKA[]
Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and short torch
25 mm, 6.34 gr, 6 h
Paris 426 (same dies)
Vladimir PAug 14, 2016
MARINIANA~0.JPG
ROMAN EMPIRE, MARINIANA. Commemorative AR Antoninianus of Rome. Struck A.D.253 - 254 under Valerian I. 4 viewsObverse: DIVAE MARINIANAE. Diademed and veiled bust of Mariniana, resting on crescent, facing right.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO. Mariniana being borne to heaven seated on the back of a peacock flying right.
Diameter: 21mm | Weight: 2.18gms | Die Axis: 6
RIC V i : 6
RARE

Mariniana was the wife of Valerian I but it would seem that she must have died before he became emperor because all of her coins are posthumous commemoratives.
2 comments*AlexAug 14, 2016
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Diva Faustina Senior, wife of Antoninus Pius. Died 141 CE. 0 viewsAR Denarius (3.35 gm). 18.5 mm
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust right.
Reverse: C-E-RES, Ceres, veiled, standing left, holding long torch and grain ears. RIC III 378 (Antoninus); BMCRE 461 (Antoninus); RSC 136.
NORMAN KAug 14, 2016
Caligula_Drusilla_AE20.jpg
1ao3 Julia Drusilla2 viewsAE 20 of Smyrna (Izmir, Turkey)
Laureate head of Caligula, right, ΓAION KAICAPA EΠI AOYIOΛA
Drusilla as Persephone seated left, poppies between two stalks of grain in right hand, long scepter vertical behind in left hand, ∆POYCIΛΛAN ZMYPNAIΩN MHNOΦANHC

Caligulas sister

Klose XXVIII, 27 (Vs4/Rs10); RPC I 2472; SNG Cop 1343; SNGvA 2202; BMC Ionia p. 269, 272

According to Suetonius salacious account: Germanicus had married Agrippina the Elder, daughter of Marcus Agrippa and Julia the Elder, and she had borne him nine children. Two died in infancy, another in early childhood. . . .

The other children survived their father: three girls, Agrippina the Younger, Drusilla and Livilla, born in successive years; and three boys, Nero, Drusus, and Gaius Caesar (Caligula). . . . [Caligula] habitually committed incest with each of his three sisters, seating them in turn below him at large banquets while his wife reclined above. It is believed that he violated Drusillas virginity while a minor, and been caught in bed with her by his grandmother Antonia, in whose household they were jointly raised. Later, when Drusilla was married to Lucius Cassius Longinus, an ex-consul, he took her from him and openly treated her as his lawful married wife. When he fell ill he made her heir to his estate and the throne.

When Drusilla died (in 38AD) he declared a period of public mourning during which it was a capital offense to laugh, or bathe, or to dine with parents, spouse or children. Caligula himself was so overcome with grief that he fled the City in the middle of the night, and travelled through Campania, and on to Syracuse, returning again with the same degree of haste, and without cutting his hair or shaving. From that time forwards whenever he took an important oath, even in public or in front of the army, he always swore by Drusillas divinity.
BlindadoAug 14, 2016
679Hadrian_RIC684.jpg
684 Hadrian AS Roma 125-28 AD Lyre6 viewsReference.
RIC 684; BMC 1354; Strack 625; van Heesch 148/5; CRS 25; McAlee 546; RPC 3, 3757

Issue Orichalcum coinage struck at Rome for circulation in Syria; Asses

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, right, seen from rear.

Rev. COS III
Lyre; in field, l. and r., S C

9.62 gr
24 mm
6h
okidokiAug 13, 2016
ap_33~0.jpg
Apollonia Pontica Topalov 44 - Silver Drachm3 views450 - 425 B.C.
3.09 gm, 14.3 mm
Obv.: Anchor; A to left, crayfish to right
Rev: Gorgon head facing in tufts parted in middle

Topalov Type: "Upright Anchor a crab as an additional symbol and the letter A on the left or right - Full-Face Gorgon's Head" Last Late Issues (450-425 B.C.)
Obv.: Upright anchor with large flukes and solid stock. An additional symbol of a crab viewed from above left and the letter A right (or visa versa) between the fluke and the stock.
Rev.: Full-face of a noble Gorgon's head with a low narrow forehead, projecting eyebrows and eyes, a short flat nose, abnormaly open mouth, long teeth and tongue. Human hair mixed with snakes with thin bodies. The image in a concave circle.
JaimelaiAug 13, 2016
mariniana.jpg
Mariniana (254 - 258 A.D.)23 viewsAR Antoninianus
O: DIVAE MARINIANAE, Veiled and draped bust right, set on crescent.
R: CONSECRATIO, Apotheosis of Mariniana: Mariniana, raising hand and holding scepter, reclining left on peacock flying upward to the right.
Rome Mint
22mm
3.3g
RIC 6

Ex Hans Schulman April 21, 1962
3 commentsMatAug 13, 2016
Maximinus_I_Denarius_Salus.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE, Maximinus I (AD 235 - 238) Silver Denarius Salus 41 viewsMaximinus I, 235 - 238 AD
Silver Denarius, Rome Mint, struck Mar 235 - Jan 236 A.D.
20mm, 3.22 grams
Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus right.
IMP[erator] MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG[vstvs] Emperor Maximinus Dutiful Augustus

Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI ( [Dedicated to] To the health of the Emperors ) , Salus ( Hygieia - Greek - ), seated left, feeding snake rising up from altar, from Patera in right hand, resting left elbow on throne.

References ; RIC 85
A superb Choice EF masterpiece example , artistic and well executed dies.

From The Sam Mansourati Collection./ NO. RI 20450.



Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygieia to the Greeks ( Her name is the source of the word "hygiene." ), who believed her to be the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father Asclepius learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one serpent 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.

*The logo of Pharmacology was taken from Salus 's Patera and snake .
5 commentsSamAug 13, 2016
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BCC J335 viewsJudaea - Procurators
Tiberius - Valerius Gratus
AE Prutah 15-26C.E.
Obv:TIB/KAI/CAP
within wreath.
Rev: ΙΟΥ−ΛΙΑ across
Palm branch, curving to right.
Date L-IA? (year 11)
15.0mm. 2.20gm. Axis:330
Hendin III 647 (1338).
v-dromeAug 12, 2016
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THESSALY, LARISSA AR Trihemiobol2 viewsOBVERSE: Head of the nymph Larissa right, wearing pendant earring
REVERSE: ΛAPI above, ΠΛE in exergue, horse right, about to roll
Struck at Larissa 370-360 BC
1.4g, 12mm
BCD Thessaly II 274; Hoover, Volume 4 under "trihemiobols (c. 1.5g)" on page 146, number 474. R2 = Very Rare...3-24 extant examples
LegatusAug 12, 2016
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Kings of Characene: Attambelos IV (55-65 CE) Tetradrachm, Charax-Spasinu (BMC 7; DCA 490)5 viewsKings of Characene, Attambelos IV, AD 54/5-64/5.
Tetradrachm, 12mm, 15.2g, 12h; Charax-Spasinu mint.
Obv.: Diademed head right.
Rev.: BAC ATTAMBH CWTHR KAI; Herakles seated left on rock, holding club.
Quant.GeekAug 12, 2016
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Roman Imperial: Constantius II (337-361 CE) Follis, Constantinople (RIC VIII 79)7 viewsObv.: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG; pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Rev.: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO; Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing falling horseman; shield on ground at right. Horseman is beardless, wearing cap, and falls forward onto the horses neck (FH4), Γ in left field; CONSΓ in exergue
Quant.GeekAug 12, 2016
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Roman empire, Lucilla, RIC 17566 viewsLucilla, wife of Lucius Verus
Obverse: LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG FB, draped bust right.
Reverse: Pietas standing left, right hand over lighted altar and holding box of incense. S C in field.
30mm., 19.8g
Reverse clearly shows an inverse portrait caused by a clashed die.
NORMAN KAug 12, 2016
IMG_0382[1].jpg
Hemiobol. Caria, Uncertain mint ( Mylasa ?) C.450-400BC. AR7mm, 0.48grm.3 viewsCaria, Uncertain mint ( Mylasa ?) 5th century BC.
Obv. Lion scalp with paws facing.
Rev. Scorpion in incuse square.
Ref. SNG Keckman 917 ( Reverse die match) , SNG Kayhan 925-927.
Lee SAug 12, 2016
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PHOENICIA, Tyre. Pseudo-autonomous.4 viewsPHOENICIA. Tyre. Civic Issue. Dated Year 247 (121/122 AD).
17mm (3.00 g).
Obv. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right Palm branch on the left.
Rev. Palm tree; ZM-C (date) across fields.
References: Rouvier 2156; BMC Phoenicia pg. 266, 347; SNG Copenhagen 351.
VF, Black patina desert highlights.
2 commentsNero 30Aug 12, 2016
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Nabatean Kingdom, Aretas IV and Shuqailat 16 viewsAretas IV, AE, 5.6 grams, 17.5mm.
Petra mint AD 23-40
Obv. Busts of Aretas IV and queen Shuqailat, draped and laureate.
Rev. 2 crossed cornuacopiae
Ref. SNG ANS 1438; Meshorer 114
EF, Very nice desert patina. Heavier than usual.
5 commentsNero 30Aug 12, 2016
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Probus5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
Ov: Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust l., holding spear and shield; VOTIS X ET XX inscribed on shield
Leg: VIRTVS PROBI AVG
Rv: Hercules standing left, holding olive-branch, club and lions skin.
Leg: ERCVLI PACIFERO
Ex: VXXT
Ticinum
RIC 376var.
Julianus of PannoniaAug 11, 2016
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Sear 01115 viewsJustin I (518 527 CE) Pentanummium, weight 2.43g, diameter 14mm. Mint of Antioch.Abu GalyonAug 11, 2016
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Cilicia Tarsos Tyche/Zeus3 viewsCilicia, Tarsos 164-27 B.C

AE 21mm, 6.15grams.

Obv.: Turreted head of Tyche right, ΔΙ monogram on left.

Rev.: ΤΑΡΣΕΩΝ, Zeus in himation seated left on throne, holding eagle-tripod and sceptre; monograms to right.
Nero 30Aug 11, 2016
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Constantine I. Follis. Ticinum.3 viewsConstantine I. 307-337 AD. Follis.
3.22 gm. 18mm
Ticinum mint.322-325 AD.
Obv. CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laureate
head right.
Rev. D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG, laurel wreath
enclosing VOT/XX in two lines; (crescent)/TT.
RIC VII 167. VF.
Nero 30Aug 11, 2016
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Constantine I, follis. Rome.3 viewsConstantine I, Rome, AD 316. 20mm, 3 g.

IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
SOLI IN-VI-CT COM DN, Sol, radiate, standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory on globe and
raising right hand.

Star in left field, crescent in right field.
Mintmark RT.

RIC VII 49; Sear IV 16942.
Rated Scarce.
Nero 30Aug 11, 2016
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Switzerland, Basel-Stadt (civic).1 viewsCoraggioni pl. XXVII, B29; HMZ, Schweiz 2-57a.

AR bracteate stebler, fifteenth century, .27 gr., 15,08 mm. max.

Obv: Civic coat of arms (Basel staff or Bishop's crozier) within circular and pelleted border.
StkpAug 11, 2016
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S.859 Aelfwald II (Cutheard)3 viewsSceat of Aelfwald II, king of Northumbria 806-808
Moneyer: Cutheard
Mint: York (presumably)
S. 859
Phase Ia
O: +FΓEVAΓDVS
R: CVDhEART
Motif: 1/1

This rare coin, in the name of "Aelfwald" (with the A runic) most likely belongs to the short and poorly documented reign of Aelfwald II, who gets a short passage in Roger of Wendover's "Flores Historiarum" and a few other semi-contemporary pieces. He succeeded Eardwulf, and only reigned 2 years. Eardwulf may have had a second reign following this, or the throne may have passed to Eardwulf's son Eanred.

There has been some debate as to whether this rare issue belongs to the first (779-788) or second king (806-808) named Aelfwald. The most conclusive evidence seems to be the style of the name of the moneyer Cutheard. Cutheard coined for Aethelred I, Eardwulf, and Eanred. On coins of Aethelred, his name is spelled "CVDHEARD", on Eardwulf it is spelled "CVDHEARD" or "CVDhEART", and on Eanred it is spelled "CVDHARD". On all coins of Aelfwald, the name is spelled "CVDhEART". This supports that the coins are more likely to be semi-contemporary to coins of Eardwulf, during whose reign the spelling seems to have changed. This fits better with an assignment to the second Aelfwald. For more info, see Blackburn & Gillis, "A second coin of Eardwulf and the attribution of the moneyer coins of King Aelfwald" in BNJ 67.

Coins of Aelfwald II are very rare, with 11 documented on the Early Medieval Corpus, and a handful of others which have not been listed, such as this one. Besides Cutheard, there are 2 coins of Aelfwald II known by the moneyer Cuthgils, who also coined for Aethelred I.

Ex- Silbury Coins
NapAug 10, 2016
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AR-No.NTRCG 325/TKE12 (OC)2 viewsPhoenicia, Arados 66-67 A.D

AE 24.57mm (Thickness 2.79mm), weight 8.16g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees).

Obverse: Laureate head of Nero right, border of dots.

Reverse: Tyche nude to waist seated left on rudder, hand on tiller, carrying cornucopia with bunch of grapes right, Phoenician letter qoph (Q) above rudder in right field, Aradian era date 325 (TKE) left, AΡAΔIΩN (Arados) below.
Martin RoweAug 10, 2016
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Metz: Civic Issue (ca. 14th-16th centuries) AR Gros, Metz (Robert p. 213, 4; Boudeau 1659-60; Roberts 8932)8 viewsObv: St. tienne kneeling left; civic coat-of-arms of Metz to left and right; manus Dei above; star stops
Rev: Cross patte; star in quarters; annulet stops
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Anglo-Gallic: Edward I (1252-1272) BI Denier au lion, Bordeaux (SCBC 8013; AGC 11 (6/j); Elias 13b)5 viewsObv: Leopard passant to left; double pellet stops in legend
Rev: Cross patte; double pellet stops in legend
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Sicily: Enrico VI & Constance (1194-1196) BI Denaro, Messina or Palermo (Travaini 4; MIR 55; Spahr 28; MEC 14, 483)3 viewsObv: Cross patte
Rev: Eagle facing, head left, with wings displayed
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Kanton Basel-Schtadt: Anonymous (ca. 1500-1550) AR Rappen, Basel (HMZ 2-69a)2 viewsObv: Civic coat-of-arms within circular linear and beaded border
Rev: Incuse of obverse
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Seleukid Empire: Antiochos VI Dionysos (144-142 BCE) Serrate, Antioch on the Orontes (SC 2007a; HGC 9, 1048)7 viewsObv: Radiate and diademed head of Antiochos VI right
Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛNTIOXOY in two lines above, EΠIΦANOYΣ ΔIONYΣOY in two lines below; Panther standing left, with broken spear in jaws; to right, ΣTA above cornucopia
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Aragn: Jaime II el Justo (1291-1327) BI Dinero, Barcelona (ME-1845; Crusafont 180-3)7 viewsObv: +:IACOBVS: REX:; Crowned bust left
Rev: BAQINONA; Cross patte; three pellets and annulet in alternating quarters
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Aragn: Pedro IV el Ceremonioso (1336-1387) BI Obol, Barcelona (ME 1870; Crusafont 233)5 viewsObv: Crowned bust left
Rev: Cross patte; three pellets and annulet in alternating quarters
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Castile & Len: Enrique IV el Impotente (1454-1474) BI Dinero, Sevilla (ME 1718; Burgos 784)4 viewsObv: Three-towered castle; S below; all within lozenge
Rev: Crowned lion rampant left; all within lozenge
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Augsburg: Udalschak von Eschenlohe (1184-1202) AR Bracteate (Bonhoff 1897; Lbbecke 975)4 viewsObv: Half-length bust facing, wearing miter; all within border of alternating stars-in-crescents and lis-between-two-stars
Rev: Incuse and reverse of obverse
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Augsburg: Udalschak von Eschenlohe (1184-1202) AR Bracteate (Bonhoff 1901; Lbbecke 977)3 viewsObv: Half-length bust facing, wearing miter, holding chalice and cross; pair of pellets flanking head; all within border of pellets-in-arches
Rev: Incuse and reverse of obverse
Quant.GeekAug 10, 2016
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Marcus Antonius Quinarius13 viewsMark Antony, 44 - 30 B.C., Silver quinarius,
Obv: Lituus, capis, and raven standing left on ground line; M A(N)T IMP above
Rev: Victory standing right, holding palm frond, crowning trophy with wreath.
Crawford 489/4, Sear CRI 121, RSC I 82, Sydenham 1159, Kestner-Hannover 3716, BMCRR Gaul 36
Ex: Forvm Ancient Coins
3 commentsorfewAug 10, 2016
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Domitian RIC-44732 viewsAR Denarius, 2.95g
Rome mint, 86 AD
RIC 447 (R), BMC (Specimen acquired 1987), RSC -
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VI; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XII COS XII CENS P P P; Minerva stg. l., with thunderbolt and spear, shield at her l. side (M3)
Acquired from TimesAncient, eBay, July 2016.

Imperial acclamations were awarded to Domitian at a fairly quick pace during 86 because of the Dacian campaign. Many issues were struck only for a brief time before news arrived of a new imperial salutation. This denarius is from the very rare third issue.

Coined in fine style on a large flan.
2 commentsDavid AthertonAug 10, 2016
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Crispus RIC VII 69 Thessalonica, 319 CE6 viewsObverse: IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C, laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VIRT EXERC, Sol raising right hand and holding globe in left, standing in center of plan of roman camp.
TS dot E dot in ex. Thessalonica mint
19.53mm., 2.2g. rare
The true meaning of this reverse type has never been fully deciphered. The latest theory being the X shaped pattern represents Constantine's vision before the battle of Milvainbridge. This does not seem likely since the type is known on coins of Licinius a pagan and Constantine's enemy
NORMAN KAug 10, 2016
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Urbs Roma Rome0 viewsRIC VII Rome 331 var. (flower)

Rome mint, fourth officina, struck under Constantine I, 330 A.D.

AE3, 2.52 g., 18.64 mm., 180

Obv: VRBS ROMA, helmeted plumed bust of Roma left, wearing imperial cloak.

Rev: She-wolf standing left, suckling the twins (Romulus and Remus), two stars above, RFQ in exergue, flower on wolf's shoulder formed by circle of six dots with dot in center.

RIC rarity C1
StkpAug 10, 2016
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PHILIP I AR Antoninianus0 viewsOBVERSE: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate draped & cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: FELICITAS TEMP, Felicitas standing left with caduceus & cornucopiae
Rome mint: AD 246 (5th Issue, 1st Officina)
3.5g, 24mm
RIC IViii, 31, page 72 - Cohen 43
LegatusAug 09, 2016
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Constantine 9ba0 viewsConstantine
Obv IMP CONSTANTINVS AG (R.laur.cuir)
Rev GENIO POP ROM (Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
S |F
MSL
RIC VII 30 CT 8.04.002 (R)
Londinium
(Carpe Diem 8/2016)
NoviomagusAug 09, 2016
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Crispus 1m2 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOBIL C
(L, bust laur, draped, cuir)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS (Globe on altar, above three stars)
P | A
PLON
RIC VII 209 CT 9.04.020 (R)
Londinium
(Besancon Numismatique 7/2016)
The obverse of this coin is draped and cuirassed, with a shield on the left arm but seemingly no spear. This seems similar to the example in the notes in CT relating to the Stewartby collection.



Londinium 3.1g
(York Coins 4/2008)
NoviomagusAug 09, 2016
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Crispus RIC VII 9 Aquileia 316-317 CE4 viewsObverse: CRISPVS NOB CAES, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS, Crispus in military dress, standing left with vertical spear, resting right hand on a shield at his side.
Mintmark AQT, 19.4 mm, 2.9 g.
RIC VII Aquileia 9.
NORMAN KAug 09, 2016
Maximianus_Virtus_Militum~0.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE, Maximianus, AR argenteus5 viewsTicinum
295 AD
laureate head right
MAXIMIA_NVS AVG
tetrarchs sacrificing before six-turreted enclosure
VIRTVS_MILITVM
RIC 18b; RSC 622d
2,92g
Johny SYSELAug 09, 2016
Saloninus_Alexandria~0.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Saloninus, Alexandria3 viewsBI tetradrachm
29 Aug 259 - 28 Aug 260 AD
draped and cuirassed bust right
ΠO ΛIK KOP CA VAΛEPIANOC K CEB
eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak
L_Z
Emmett 3776, Geissen 3005, Kampmann/Ganschow 93.8; Dattari (Savio) 5377; Ex Rauch 94 (2014), 595.
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELAug 09, 2016
C_Aburius_Gem~0.jpg
ROMAN REPUBLIC, C. Aburius Geminus, 134 BC3 viewsAR denarius
Rome
helmeted head of Roma right
GEM
(XVI)
Mars in quadriga right holding trophy and reins, shield, spear
C(AB)(VR)I
ROMA
Crawford 244/1, Sydenham 490, BMCRR I Rome 999, RSC I Aburia 1, SRCV I 121
3,92g
Johny SYSELAug 09, 2016
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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Claudius II, Alexandria2 viewsBI tetradrachm
29 Aug 269 - 28 Aug 270 AD
laureate and cuirassed bust right, draped shoulder
AYT K KΛA_VΔIOC CEB
Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm
L B
Emmett 3890, Geissen 3041, Kampmann/Ganschow 104.29; Dattari 5402, SRCV III -
Johny SYSELAug 09, 2016
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S.851 Aelfwald I6 viewsSceat of Aelfwald I, king of Northumbria 779-788
Moneyer: unknown
Mint: York (presumably)
S. 851
Booth type A
Chapman C1
O: +AΓEFDLAV (to be read 'AΓEF VALD', partly retrograde)
R: Fantastic animal facing left
Motif: 1/fantastic animal

Aelfwald I was a little-known king of Northumbria during the turbulent late 8th century. He was descended directly from Eadberht, and probably had a greater claim to the throne than his predecessor, Aethelred I. Aethelred, of the house of Moll, he (or perhaps his regent) was recorded as being harsh, and was deposed in 779; he was probably a child during his first reign and was exiled rather than put to death. Aelfwald was king for nearly a decade, though nearly nothing is known about him. He met his end through assassination, as did many of the rulers of his time. His sons were later put to death by Aethelred after his restoration.

Despite a relatively long reign, coins of Aelfwald are quite rare, they seem to be more so than Alchred, though slightly less rare than the animal type of Aethelred's first reign. His name is spelled in various ways on his coins, sometimes with a few runic letters (but not all in runic). They can be found with the beast facing left or right.

This coin appears to be from the same dies as EMC 1004.0813 and EMC 2008.0086.

Ex- Keith Chapman
NapAug 09, 2016
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Mark Antony CHORTIVM PRAETORIARVM2 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperatorial

Mark Antony CHORTIVM PRAETORIARVM

? Patrae Mint. Fall 32-Spring 31 BC.
gFine, lightly toned. Faint but complete legends. Some spots and faint porosity.
18.5 / 17.0 mm / 3.20 g / 180

Obverse: Galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow. "ANT*AVG / VIR*R*P*C"
Reverse: "CHORTIVM PRAETORIARVM", Aquila between two legionary standards.

Ex Civitas Galleries AC65843 (2016)

Crawford 544/8, RSC I 7, CRI 385. Sear I 1483

Scarce

MyID: 031B
TenthGenAug 09, 2016
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Mark Antony LEGIO XVI0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperatorial

Mark Antony LEGIO XVI

? Patrae Mint. Fall 32-Spring 31 BC.
Fine, lightly toned, heavy scratches on reverse.
19.0 / 17.0 mm / 3.07 g / 0

Obverse: Galley right with rowers, mast with banners at prow. "ANT*AVG / VIR*R*P*C"
Reverse: "LEG XVI", aquila between two legionary standards.

Ex Civitas Galleries AC65497 (2016)

Crawford 544/31, RSC I 48, CRI 372.

MyID: 031A
TenthGenAug 09, 2016
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Siscia, RIC VIII 422, 153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #160 viewsSiscia, RIC VIII 422, 153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #1
avers: - DN-FL-CL-IVLI-ANVS-PF-AVG-J8/A3L, Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
revers: - No legend, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath.
exerg: -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, diameter: 20-21mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Siscia, date: 361-363 A.D., ref: RIC-VIII 422, p-380,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
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Siscia, RIC VIII 415, 153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #162 viewsSiscia, RIC VIII 415, 153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #1
avers: - DN-FL-CL-IVLI-ANVS-PF-AVG-J8/A3L, Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
revers: - No legend, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath.
exerg: -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,12g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 361-363 A.D., ref: RIC-VIII 415, p-380,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
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153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, RIC VIII 422, Siscia, -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #163 views153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, RIC VIII 422, Siscia, -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #1
avers: - DN-FL-CL-IVLI-ANVS-PF-AVG-J8/A3L, Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
revers: - No legend, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath.
exerg: -/-//palm-ASISC-palm, diameter: 20-21mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Siscia, date: 361-363 A.D., ref: RIC-VIII 422, p-380,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
Julianus-II__AE-3_DN-FL-CL-IVLI-ANVS-PF-AVG_VOT-X-MVLT-XX_palmA-SISpalm_Siscia_RIC-VIII-415_p-380_361-3-AD_Q-001_6h_19mm_3,12gx-s.jpg
153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, RIC VIII 415, Siscia, -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #164 views153 Julianus-II. (360-363 A.D.), AE-3, RIC VIII 415, Siscia, -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath, #1
avers: - DN-FL-CL-IVLI-ANVS-PF-AVG-J8/A3L, Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
revers: - No legend, VOT/X/MVLT/XX in wreath.
exerg: -/-//palm-ASIS-palm, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,12g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 361-363 A.D., ref: RIC-VIII 415, p-380,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
Aquileia_RIC_VIII_170,_148_Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_palm-AQP-palm_Q-001_h_23-25mm_5,39g-s.jpg
Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #263 viewsAquilea, RIC VIII 170, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #2
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: -/-//palmbranch AQP palmbranch, diameter: 23-25mm, weight: 5,39g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 170, Sear 18829.
Q-002
quadransAug 08, 2016
Aquileia_RIC_VIII_170,_148_Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_palm-AQT-palm_Q-001_h_mm_g-s~0.jpg
Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #161 viewsAquilea, RIC VIII 170, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #1
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, diameter: 23-25mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 170, Sear 18829.
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
Aquileia_RIC_VIII_173,_148_Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_star_AQP_Q-001_h_mm_g-s.jpg
Aquilea, RIC VIII 173, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), *//AQP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories,64 viewsAquilea, RIC VIII 173, 148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), *//AQP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories,
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: *//AQP, diameter: 22-23mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 173,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
T-3605_Tacitus_AE-Antoninianus_IMP-C-M-CLA-TACITVS-AVG-(D1)_AEQVITAS-AVG-(Aeqv-1)_P_RIC-181_T-3605_iss-1_off-1_Siscia-275-AD_Q-002_h_22,5-23,5mm_g-s.jpg
110 Tacitus (275-276 A.D.), T-3605, RIC V-I 181, Siscia, AE-Antoninianus, AEQVITAS AVG, -/-//P, Bust-D1, Aequitas standing left, #263 views110 Tacitus (275-276 A.D.), T-3605, RIC V-I 181, Siscia, AE-Antoninianus, AEQVITAS AVG, -/-//P, Bust-D1, Aequitas standing left, #2
avers: IMP-C-M-CLA-TACITVS-AVG, Bust right, radiate, cuirassed and draped with paludamentum, (D1).
revers: AEQVITAS-AVG, Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand, (Aeqv-1).
exerg: -/-//P, diameter: 22,5-23,5mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Siscia, off-1., iss-1., date: 275 A.D., ref: RIC-V-I-181, T-(Estiot)-3605, C-,
Q-002
quadransAug 08, 2016
B_059_Alexius-I__Comnenus_(1081-1118_A_D_),_-Tetarteron_AE-20_pos-reform_ALZI-DECP_IC-XC_1081-1118-AD_SB-1929_Grierson-1055_Thessalonica_Q-002_h_17,5-19,5mm_g-s.jpg
B 059 Alexius-I. Comnenus (1081-1118 A.D.), SB 1929, AE-Tetarteron, Thessalonica, #264 viewsB 059 Alexius-I. Comnenus (1081-1118 A.D.), SB 1929, AE-Tetarteron, Thessalonica, #2
avers: - +AΛZI ΔECΠ, crowned bust of Alexius facing, wearing jewelled chlamys, holding cross-tipped sceptre and cross on globe (left picture).
revers:- IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, holding book of gospels and raising right hand ( right picture).
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-19,5mm,weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 1092-1118 A.D., postreform, ref: SB-1929, Grierson-1055,
Q-002
quadransAug 08, 2016
B_059_Alexius-I__Comnenus_(1081-1118_A_D_),_-Tetarteron_AE-20_pos-reform-ALZI-DECP_1081-1118-AD_SB-1929_Grierson-1055_Thessalonica_Q-001_11h_19,5mm_3,44g-s.jpg
B 059 Alexius-I. Comnenus (1081-1118 A.D.), SB 1929, AE-Tetarteron, Thessalonica, #162 viewsB 059 Alexius-I. Comnenus (1081-1118 A.D.), SB 1929, AE-Tetarteron, Thessalonica, #1
avers: - +AΛZI ΔECΠ, crowned bust of Alexius facing, wearing jewelled chlamys, holding cross-tipped sceptre and cross on globe (left picture).
revers:- IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, holding book of gospels and raising right hand ( right picture).
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 19,5mm,weight: 3,44g, axis: 11h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 1092-1118 A.D., postreform, ref: SB-1929, Grierson-1055,
Q-001
quadransAug 08, 2016
20160808_172926-horz.jpg
Trajan RIC 096; Woytek 276bC1 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AR Denarius. Rome Mint. ca. 2nd half of 107-108 AD. (3.41g; 19.05mm) Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head r., with slight drapery. Rev: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC, Bound Dacian captive seated r. on pile of arms / DACCAP.
Woytek 276bC; RIC 96.

Ex: Naville Numismatics
PaddyAug 08, 2016
Silenus_BCC_L13.jpg
BCC L135 viewsVotive Lead Head
1st - 3rd Century CE?
Lead Head depicting Silenus?
with bulbous nose and lump
on forehead, but lacking the usual
full beard. 3/4 facing portrait with
flat underside and no obvious breaks.
Caesarea Maritima, surface find, 1974.
2.5cm.x1.85cm.x1.1cm. wt: 23.6gm.
v-dromeAug 08, 2016
Seleukos_I~1.jpg
Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 B.C.0 viewsSeleukid Kingdom. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 B.C. Ae 18.7~20.0 mm, 6.16 g. Antioch on the Orontes mint, struck late 280s. Obv: Winged head of Medusa right. Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, bull butting right. SC 24.1; HGC 9, 107c; cf. SNG Spaer 21-6ddwauAug 08, 2016
s-l1600[1]~0.jpg
Constantine I, RIC VII 78 Antioch5 views AE3, 327-328 CE., Antioch
Obverse; CONSTAN_TINVS AVG, Laurel and ladder diademed head right
Reverse: PROVIDEN_TIAE AVGG, Campgate with nine rows, two turrets, no doors, star above, top and bottom rows empty blocks Pellet in doorway
SMANTA in exergue
NORMAN KAug 08, 2016
MISC_Italy_Norman_Sicily_Roger_II_Spahr_80.jpg
Italian States: Norman Sicily. Roger II (1105-1154)2 viewsTravaini 243; Spahr 80; MEC Italy XIV 217-220a.

AE Follaro, fifth period. Messina mint, 1141-1142. 1.14 g., 14.24 mm. max.

Obv: bi-'lamri 'l-malakī (= by the order of the king was minted) in Kufic script.

Rev: Cross: around margin: Was minted in Messina (Māsīnī) the year six and thirty and five hundred (in Kufic script).

Roger II was the younger son of Count Roger I. Upon the death of his elder brother, Simon, in 1105, Roger became Count of Sicily under the regency of his mother, Adelaide del Vasto. As reward for his support for Roger supported Antipope Anacletus II against Pope Innocent II, Roger was crowned by Anacletus in 1130. After the death of Anacletus, Innocent invaded Sicily in 1139 but was captured. Three days later, he recognized Roger as king.
StkpAug 08, 2016
Nero_Antiochia.jpg
Nero - Antioch2 views54-68 AD
laureate head right, coiled snake before
IM.NER.CLAV_CAESAR.
large SC within laurel wreath
RPC 4310, BMC 184
6,71g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Augustus_Amphipolis.jpg
Octavianus Augustus - Amphipolis1 views31-27 BC
bare head right
ΚΑΙΣΑΡ / ΘΕΟΥ ΥΙΟΣ
Artemis Tauropulos riding bull right
AMΦΙΠOΛEΙΤΩΝ
RPC I 1626; SNG ANS 164 - 165; SNG Cop 89 - 91; SNG Tbingen 994; BMC Macedonia p. 52, 73
10,38g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Gordian_III~1.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE / Emperor Gordian III , AD ( 238 244 )16 viewsAR Antoninianus (Max Dia 22 mm, 4.57 gr , Die Axis 0).
OBVERSE:radiatebust of Gordian III right IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
REVERSE:Gordian III standing at tripod-altar PM TRP II COS PP
Rome mint. 3rd emission, mid AD 239. Choice EF.
RIC 37, RSC 210, SR (2005) 8637.
2 commentsSamAug 07, 2016
Maximianus_Isis.jpg
Roman Empire, Maximian, Alexandria2 viewsAE didrachm?
296 AD ?
laureate head right
MAΞIMIA_NOC CEB
Isis holding scepter and sistrum standing left
IC_IC
maybe unique! Variant with Diocletian: CNG 63, Lot: 1104.
4,39g

few AE tetradrachms with weight 6-8g are known but this is clearly smaller flan just like CNG 63, Lot: 1104.

CNG:
" The Isis festival was a major celebration in Rome in the 3rd and 4th centuries, heralding the arrival of the ship of Isis (navigium Isidis) from Alexandria on the 5th of March. Such coins or tokens were first struck by Diocletian at Rome to mark the arrival of the ship, but this item, with its Alexandrian flan and Greek legend, was clearly struck in Egypt, perhaps upon the ship's departure. It may be one of the last issues struck in Alexandria before the closure of the mint in 296 AD. Alfldi proposes that the festival associated with the Isis ship (also known as carrus navalis) became, in the Middle Ages, the carne levare or carnival."
1 commentsJohny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Tiberius_Livia.jpg
Tiberius and Livia - Thessalonica0 views14-29 AD
laureate head of Tiberius right
TIKAIΣAP ΣE_BAΣTOΣ
bust of Livia right
ΘEΣΣAΛONI_KEΩN ΣEBAΣTH
RPC I 1568
10,11g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Philip_Deultum.jpg
Philip the Arab - Deultum1 views244-249 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
Marsyas raight raising arm and holding wine-skin
COL FL PA_C DEVLT
SNG Bulgaria 1638-9; Youroukova 446
6,84g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Maximianus_Isis~0.jpg
Maximianus - Alexandria0 viewsAE didrachm?
296 AD ?
laureate head right
MAΞIMIA_NOC CEB
Isis holding scepter and sistrum standing left
IC_IC
maybe unique! Variant with Diocletian: CNG 63, Lot: 1104.
4,39g

few AE tetradrachms with weight 6-8g are known but this is clearly smaller flan just like CNG 63, Lot: 1104.

CNG:
" The Isis festival was a major celebration in Rome in the 3rd and 4th centuries, heralding the arrival of the ship of Isis (navigium Isidis) from Alexandria on the 5th of March. Such coins or tokens were first struck by Diocletian at Rome to mark the arrival of the ship, but this item, with its Alexandrian flan and Greek legend, was clearly struck in Egypt, perhaps upon the ship's departure. It may be one of the last issues struck in Alexandria before the closure of the mint in 296 AD. Alfldi proposes that the festival associated with the Isis ship (also known as carrus navalis) became, in the Middle Ages, the carne levare or carnival."
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Gordian_III_Nicaea~0.jpg
Gordian III - Nicaea1 views238-244 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
M ANT_ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ
four standards, eagles on the middle two, wreaths on other two
N - I - K - A - I
EΩN
BMC 118, SNG Copenhagen 526
2,80g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Domitian_Philippopolis~0.jpg
Domitian - Philippopolis1 views88-89 AD
radiate head right
IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XIIII CENS PER P P
Ares standung left holding spear and shield
ΦIΛIΠΠO_ΠOΛEITΩN
RPC II 353; Varbanov III 618
6,40g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Caracalla_Markianopolis.jpg
Caracalla - Marcianopolis0 viewsassarion?
211 - 217 AD
laureate head right
AVT K M AVPHΛ_ANTΩNINOC
winged Thanatos or Eros right leaning on torch set on decorated altar
MAPKIANOΠO_ΛITΩN
AMNG I/1, 633 var. (has AV KM); Varbanov (engl.) 901 var. (=AMNG 633); Jochen's addenda #327
2,71g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Caligula_Antonia.jpg
Caligula - Thessalonica1 views37-41 AD
laureate head left
Γ KAIΣAP ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN
veiled bust of Antonia (grandmother of Caligula)
ANTΩNIA_ΣEBAΣTH
RPC 1574
8,41g 21-20 mm
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Augustus_Laodikeia.jpg
Octavianus Augustus - Laodikeia, Phrygia0 viewsc. 15 BC
bare bust right seen from behind
ΣEBAΣTOΣ
serpent-entwined staff
ZEVΞIΣ / ΦIΛAΛHΘHΣ / ΛAOΔIKEΩN
RPC I, 477, 2895. SNG von Aulock 3837. SNG Mnchen 375
2,51g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
Augustus_Laodikeia_Zeus.jpg
Octavianus Augustus - Laodikeia, Phrygia0 viewsc. 15 BC
laureate head right, lituus right
ΣEBAΣTOΣ
Zeus Laodicea standing left with eagle and staff
ZEVΞIΣ / ΦIΛAΛHΘHΣ / ΛAOΔIKEΩN
RPC 2894; SNG Cop. 555.
5,15g
Johny SYSELAug 07, 2016
MISC_Italy_Venice_Delfino_tornasello.jpg
Italian States. Venice. Republic. 0 viewsStahl 4, CNI VII, pp. 86-87, 26-29, Plate III, 27; Papadopoli, p. 197, 4.

Billon tornesello, struck under Doge Gioffino Dolfin/Delfino (1356-1361), .52 g., 17.0 mm. max., 90.

Obv: + IO DELPhYNO DVX, central cross patte.

Rev: + : VEXILIFER : VENECIAʯ,, winged lion of St. Mark, seated facing, holding a book.
StkpAug 06, 2016
HUN_Zsigmond_Huszar_576_Pohl_117-11.jpg
Huszr 576, Pohl 117-11, Unger 449c, Rthy II 121, Frynas H.27.40 viewsHungary. Sigismund (Zsigmond, in Hun.) of Luxembourg (1387-1437; Holy Roman Emperor 1433-1437).

AR denar, .47 g., 14.20 mm. max., 270

Obv: mOn SIG-ISmVnDI, Patriarchal cross.

Rev: + REGIS VnGISmVnDI, Four-part shield (rpdian stripes and Brandenburg eagle), above.

The type was struck in 1390-1427.

Huszr/Pohl rarity rating 4. Erroneous legend on reverse (should be, + REGIS VnGARIE ETC, but is a conflation of the obverse and reverse legends).

This emission was struck with a fineness of 0.582 silver and an average weight of 0.51 g. (per Huszr). However, Engel notes that in 1390 Sigismund was able to temporarily restore the stability of the denar by the issuance of this new emission, which was referred to as nova moneta. For thirteen years the value of the denar remained stable, and 100 were the equivalent of the aranyforint. In 1403 debasement occurred, and 130 were the equivalent of the aranyforint. The debasements continued, so that by 1406 the price of an aranyforint was 160 denars, it was 200 in 1421, 225 in 1423 and 320 in 1426.
StkpAug 06, 2016
IMG_0354.JPG
Ephesos, Ionia, ca. 550-500 BC, AR6mm0 viewsEphesos, Ionia, ca. 550-500 BC. AR6mm, 0.2grm
Obv. Bee
Rev. Eagle's head, EΦ (downwards)
Ref. SNG Kayhan 126-134.
Lee SAug 06, 2016
336_-_323_BC_ALEXANDER_III_AR_Drachm.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AR Drachm. Struck 323 317 BC at Lampsakos, Mysia.8 viewsObverse: No legend. Head of Herakles, wearing lion-skin knotted at base of neck, facing right.
Reverse: AΛEΞANΔPOY. Zeus Atophoros seated facing left, right leg drawn back, feet on stool, eagle in right hand, sceptre in left; buckle in left field; Λ above Ω below throne.
Diameter: 18mm | Weight: 4.16gms | Die Axis: 7 | Cut mark above eyebrow on obverse.
Price: 1376

Alexander the Great reigned from 336 to 323 BC but this coin was struck shortly after his death, in around 323 to 317 BC under Leonnatos, Philip III Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.
2 comments*AlexAug 06, 2016
336_-_323_BC_ALEXANDER_III_AE_Quarter-Obol.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AE Quarter-Obol (2 Chalkoi). Lifetime issue struck 336 323 BC at an uncertain mint, possibly Amphipolis.1 viewsObverse: No legend. Head of Herakles, wearing lion skin headdress, facing right.
Reverse: AΛEΞANΔPOY. Eagle facing right, it's head turned to left, standing on a thunderbolt; mint-mark, A in right field before the eagle's breast.
Diameter: 15mm | Weight: 3.9gms | Die Axis: 6
Sear: 6743 | Weber: 2142 | Liampi: 6-8
VERY RARE

This coin is a Type 3 (eagle type) bronze Quarter-Obol (two chalkoi). Alexander's Eagle bronzes are part of his Eagle coinage that also includes various silver denominations, including a stater, drachm, hemidrachm, diobol, and obol. Alexander's Eagle coins are much rarer than his issues of Herakles and Zeus imperial silver coins and his Herakles and weapons bronze coins.
*AlexAug 06, 2016
336_-_323_BC_ALEXANDER_III_AE_Hemiobol.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AE Hemiobol (4 Chalkoi). Struck 336 320 BC at Miletus, Caria.2 viewsObverse: No legend. Head of Alexander the Great as Herakles, wearing lion-skin knotted at base of neck, facing right.
Reverse: AΛEΞANΔPOY. Bow in Gorytos (a case for bow and quiver) above, club and compound ΠΥΡ monogram below.
Diameter: 18mm | Weight: 5.79gms | Die Axis: 3

Alexander the Great reigned from 336 to 323 BC but, although Price supposes this coin to be a lifetime issue, Thompson proposes the posthumous date of 321 320 BC (Thompson series VI) based on the ΠΥΡ control mark.

It is difficult to interpret the die orientation in these issues because not only is it unclear what the Ancient Greeks would have considered up with respect to the reverse design but modern scholars are ambiguous on the subject as well. I have, however, assumed that the modern conventional orientation is with the name reading horizontally, and therefore have described my example as having a 3 oclock orientation, the top of the reverse being aligned with the back of Herakles head on the obverse.
*AlexAug 06, 2016
336_-_323_BC_ALEXANDER_III___Quarter-_Obol.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AE Quarter-Obol (2 Chalkoi). Lifetime issue struck 336 323 BC at an uncertain mint in Macedonia.1 viewsObverse: No legend. Young male head wearing a taenia (diadem), who is sometimes identified as Apollo, facing right.
Reverse: AΛEΞANΔPOY. Horse prancing right; mint-mark, below horse, torch.
Diameter: 16mm | Weight: 4.25gms | Die Axis: 7
Price:338
SCARCE

This coin is a Type 4 (horse type) bronze Quarter-Obol (two chalkoi). This likely was one of Alexander's standard bronze denominations, half the value of his Herakles/weapons bronzes, though not seen as frequently. This specimen features a torch as a mint mark, this mint-mark was included with 34 other mint marks by Price in his work.
*AlexAug 06, 2016
325_-_310_BC_ALEXANDER_III_AE_Hemiobol~0.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AE Hemiobol (4 Chalkoi). Struck 325 310 BC at an uncertain mint in Macedonia.2 viewsObverse: No legend. Head of Herakles facing right, wearing lion-skin knotted at base of neck.
Reverse: A quiver (arrow case) placed on top of a bow and below it a club, large B A between; mint-mark, below the club, is a laurel branch.
Diameter: 17mm | Weight: 5.1gms | Die Axis: 7
Price: 385 | Sear: 6742

This coin is a sub-type of the quiver type (Type 1B), with the inscription now reading B A (for BAΣIΛEOΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY = KING ALEXANDER). Price believed this coin type was minted both during and after Alexander's lifetime.
*AlexAug 06, 2016
323_-_315_BC_ALEXANDER_III_AE_Quarter-Obol~0.JPG
GREEK, Macedonian Kingdom, Alexander III the Great. AE Quarter-Obol (2 Chalkoi). Struck 323 315 BC under Nikokreon at Salamis, Cyprus.0 viewsObverse: No legend. Macedonian shield with Gorgoneion (Medusa) head as the boss in the centre. The shield boss is sometimes called the episema, the Greek name for a symbol of a particular city or clan which was placed in the centre of a soldier's shield.
Reverse: Macedonian helmet surmounted with a horse hair crest; B - A (for BAΣIΛEOΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY = King Alexander) above; mint marks below the helmet, to left, a kerykeion (caduceus) and to the right, the monogram NK (for Nikokreon).
Diameter: 14mm | Weight: 4.6gms | Die Axis: 1
Price: 3162 | Liampi, Chronologie 170-92

This coin is a Type 7 (Macedonian shield type) bronze Quarter-Obol (two chalkoi). Price dated the Macedonian Shield coins as beginning during the latter part of Alexander's life, c.325 BC, and ending c.310 BC. Liampi later argued, based on new hoard evidence, that they were minted as early as 334 BC. This particular coin is dated from c.323 to 315 BC.
*AlexAug 06, 2016
CoelaCommodus.jpg
Thrace, Coela. Commodus AE20. Prow9 viewsCommodus AE20, 3.51g; 20mm, 176-192 AD.
Obv: CM COMMOC AV, bare-headed, draped, young bust right.
Rev: AIL MV NIC COILA, star and cornucopia above.
RPC Online 9386 temp.
1 commentsancientoneAug 06, 2016
Sear-1934L1.jpg
Byzantine Empire: Alexius I Comnenus (1081-1118) Pb Tetarteron, Thessalonica (Sear-1934L1; DOC Pb.37; Grierson 1035)8 viewsObv: Standing facing figures of John II, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and loros, and St. Demetrius, wearing short military tunic, breastplate and sagion, holding swords and between them, labarum on long shaft.
Rev: Alexius and Irene standing facing, both wearing crown, stemma, divitision and loros and holding between them cross on long shaft
Quant.GeekAug 05, 2016
Trajan_RIC_191_var.JPG
RIC 191 var1 viewsDenarius, 103-111
Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P
Laur. r., dr. and cuirassed
Rev: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI
Spes walking l., holding flower

3.03g, 19mm
Woytek 230f (5 known)
klausklageAug 05, 2016
Phocas_Sear_644.jpg
Phocas, SBCV 644 2 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, star above
CONE in ex.
Constntinople
AE follis, 26mm, 6.41g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Phocas_Sear_663.jpg
Phocas, SBCV 6632 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, bust facing, in consular robes, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, star above, S right
NIKOB in ex.
Nikomedia
AE follis, 22.5mm, 3.27g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Justin2_Sear_361.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 3612 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left, SI right, B below
Minted Constantinople, 571-572
AE half follis, 25mm, 6.64g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Justinian1_Sear_236.jpg
Justinian I, SBCV 2362 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/III right
uHuII in ex.
Minted Theoupolis 549-550
AE 10 nummi, 21.5mm, 3.90g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Latin_Class_B.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class B 2 viewsNo legend
Christ seated on backed throne, hand raised in benediction, holding book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
Garbled legend
Full length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys, holding sword and golbus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 22.5mm, 1.29g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Latin_class_R.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class R 3 viewsNo legend
Christ facing, seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
No legend
Facing figure of nimbate Virgin orans, MP - ΘV to sides
AE Trachy, 22mm, 1.61g, roughly clipped
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Pseudo-Byzantine_3.jpg
Follis (Fals)4 viewsPseudo-Byzantine Syrian Arabic, imitating the coinage of Constans II; weight 3.04g (heavier standard), diameter 24 x 17mm.

Obverse: Standing imperial figure type. Very faint traces of an obverse legend, e.g. immediately above the globus cruciger.

Reverse: Large cursive m; [?] / N / [?] to left; in exergue: ~ H ~
Abu GalyonAug 05, 2016
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Commodus, 177 - 193 AD10 viewsObv: COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM, bare headed, draped bust of Commodus facing right.

Rev: PRINC IVVENT, Commodus standing left, holding a branch in his right hand and a scepter in his left, behind him is a trophy.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 175 AD

3.3 grams, 18.4 mm, 180

RIC III Marcus Aurelius 601, RSC II 607a, S5547 (variety)
1 commentsMatt InglimaAug 05, 2016
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Anastasius I, SBCV 164 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 24mm, 6.30g
novacystisAug 04, 2016
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Andronicus II, SBCV 23884 viewsNo legend
Large Patriarchal Cross, IC/XC, N/K to sides
Emperor standing, holding Cross-scepter and akakia, 5 stars in field
AE trachy
19.5mm. 0.66g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 04, 2016
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Andronicus II, SBCV 24454 viewsLarge NIΩ
Two emperors standing, facing
AE assarion
20.5mm, 1.21g
Constantinople
novacystisAug 04, 2016
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Andronicus II, SBCV 24843 viewsNo legend
winged patriarchal Cross
3/4 length figure of emperor holding akakia an labarum, star in left field
AE trachy, heavily clipped
17mm, 0.50g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 04, 2016
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Andronicus II, SBCV 24583 viewsNo legend
Two concentric circles bisected by vertical band
No legend
Half length figures of emperors facing, holding between a haloed cross
AE trachy, heavily clipped
23mm, 0.86g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 04, 2016
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ROMAN EMPIRE, City Commemorative, Constantinopolis, Struck at Arles (RIC VII 401)38 viewsObv.: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS; Laureate, helmeted bust of Constantinople left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter.
Rev.: Victory standing on prow, holding long scepter in right hand, resting left hand on shield; ☧ (Chi-Rho) in left field; SCONST in exergue
Quant.GeekAug 04, 2016
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10751 viewsAntoninianus
Milan
Issue 3
PERPETVITATI AVG
G 1075aa
mauseusAug 04, 2016
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Byblos - AR 1/16 shekel1 viewsAddirmilk and Aynel
c. 348-332 BC
galley with two soldiers left, below hippocamp left
lion bringing down a bull left
'Ayin yodh nun 'aleph lamedh mem lamedh kaph gimel beth lamedh
Betlyon 21; SNG Copenhagen 134
ex Oslo Myntgalleri
Johny SYSELAug 04, 2016
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Probus - AE antoninianus1 viewsSiscia
277 AD
4th emission
radiate, cuirassed bust right
IMP C PROBVS P F AVG
Pax standing left, holding branch and scepter
PA_X A_VG
V
XXI
RIC 706; Alfldi type 41, n 21
3,43g
Johny SYSELAug 04, 2016
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CALABRIA, Taras. Circa 500-490 BC. AR Nomos7 views8.03 g, 9h
Taras riding dolphin right, holding cuttlefish, left hand extended / Hippocamp left; cockle shell below. Fischer-Bossert 27 (V12/R21); Vlasto 115 (same obv. die); HN Italy 827; McClean 533. VF, minor roughness.
LeoAug 04, 2016
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GREEK, Italy, Calabria , Taras (c.380-340 B.C.), Silver Nomos17 views7.65g.
Obv:Naked ephebos, holding a small round shield and a lance, vaulting from a cantering horse left, ├ below horse.
Rev: TAPAΣ , Taras as an ephebos seated astride dolphin to left, holding a Corinthian helmet in his right hand and leaning on the back of the dolphin with his left, I and waves below (Fischer-Bossert 657 (V252/R509); Vlasto 437 (these dies); SNG ANS 929 (these dies); SNG Lloyd 169). An almost invisible metal-flaw on reverse, of charming style, attractively toned, about extremely fine.
1 commentsLeoAug 04, 2016
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GREEK, Italy, Calabria, Taras (Tarentum). ca. 280-228 B.C. AR diobol4 viewsCALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 280-228. AR diobol (0.97 gm).
Head of Athena left, wearing crested helmet decorated with Scylla / Infant Heracles strangling snakes; thunderbolt in exergue. HN Italy 1068. SNG ANS 1473. Obverse somewhat off-center, but otherwise Extremely Fine.
LeoAug 04, 2016
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Commemorative Series13 viewsCommemorative Series. AD 330-354. Follis (17mm, 2.61 g, 6h).
Treveri (Trier) mint, 2nd officina. Struck under Constantine I, AD 332-333. Helmeted and mantled bust of Roma left / She-wolf standing left, head right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus; two stars above; TRS. RIC VII 542; LRBC 65. EF, gray-brown patina.

From the collection of the MoneyMuseum, Zurich. Ex Mnz Zentrum Kln 104 (6 September 2000), lot 613.
1 commentsLeoAug 04, 2016
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136 Constantinus-I. (306-309 A.D. Caesar, 309-910 A.D. Filius Augustorum, 307-337 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VII 007, AE-3 Follis, -/B//SIS, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter, R3!!!75 views136 Constantinus-I. (306-309 A.D. Caesar, 309-910 A.D. Filius Augustorum, 307-337 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VII 007, AE-3 Follis, -/B//SIS, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter, R3!!!
avers:- IMP-CONSTANTINVS-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers:- IOVICON-SERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on globe and scepter; eagle with wreath in beak to left. B in the right field.
exergo: -/B//SIS, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Siscia, 2nd. off., date: 313-315 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-7, R3!!!
Q-001
1 commentsquadransAug 04, 2016
Lydia,_Sardes,_AE14,_after133_BC_Laur__head_of_Apollo_r___AP_IAN_N,_Club_in_oak_wreath,DeltaRho,_monogram-BMC-21_Q-001_0h_mm_gy-s.jpg
Lydia, Sardes, Autonomous issue (after 133 B.C.), BMC 21, AE-14, ΣAPΔI/ANΩN, Club within oak wreath,89 viewsLydia, Sardes, Autonomous issue (after 133 B.C.), BMC 21, AE-14, ΣAPΔI/ANΩN, Club within oak wreath,
avers:- Laureate head of Apollo right.
revers:- ΣAPΔI-ANΩN above and beneath club, all within oak wreath, ΔP monogram right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 16,3mm, weight: 4,5g, axis: 0h,
mint: Lydia, Sardes, date: after 133 B.C., ref: BMC 21,
Q-001
quadransAug 04, 2016
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Arleate, RIC VII 315, 145 Constantinus-II. (316-337 A.D. Caesar, 337-340 A.D. Augustus), AE-3 Follis, S/F//ARLT, VIRTVS CAESS, Camp gate with four turrets,88 viewsArleate, RIC VII 315, 145 Constantinus-II. (316-337 A.D. Caesar, 337-340 A.D. Augustus), AE-3 Follis, S/F//ARLT, VIRTVS CAESS, Camp gate with four turrets,
avers:- CONSTANTINVS-IVN-NOB-C, Laureate, draped and curiassed head left.
revers:- VIRTVS-CAES-S, Camp gate, four turrets, open doors, star above 6th levels of stone layers.
exergo: S/F//ARLT, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Arleate, date: 327 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-315, p-265,
Q-001
quadransAug 04, 2016
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145 Constantinus-II. (316-337 A.D. Caesar, 337-340 A.D. Augustus), Arles, RIC VII 315, AE-3 Follis, S/F//ARLT, VIRTVS CAESS, Camp gate with four turrets,78 views145 Constantinus-II. (316-337 A.D. Caesar, 337-340 A.D. Augustus), Arles, RIC VII 315, AE-3 Follis, S/F//ARLT, VIRTVS CAESS, Camp gate with four turrets,
avers:- CONSTANTINVS-IVN-NOB-C, Laureate, draped and curiassed head left.
revers:- VIRTVS-CAES-S, Camp gate, four turrets, open doors, star above 6th levels of stone layers.
exergo: S/F//ARLT, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Arles, date: 327 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-315, p-265,
Q-001
quadransAug 04, 2016
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Geta, Limes48 viewsLimes Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Geta

Military Mint, ~ 200 - 202 A.D
Fair to aF, Areas of corrosion, rough surfaces, flan crack.
19.0 mm / 2.642 g / 180

Obverse: "P SEPT GETA CAES PONT", Bare headed, draped bust right.
Reverse: "PRINC IVVENTVTIS", Geta in military attire, standing left, holding baton and scepter, trophy behind.

RIC 18. Sear 7196.

From Uncleaned Lot (2015)

MyID: 004N
TenthGenAug 04, 2016
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70 viewsHere is an example of a cabinet showing three different available styles of trays for storage. At the top is a standard round recess type tray....very traditional.

In the middle is an open format tray for displaying items "free form", or for items of unusual sizes/shapes such as large medals, military decorations or pocket watches.

On the bottom is a new offering; a drawer is for slabs. Each drawer can hold 30 slabs from any of the three major slabbing firms; PCGS, NCG, or ANACS. Other commercial, or "DIY" slabs should also fit, provided they are no larger than any from the "big three" firms.

www.CabinetsByCraig.net
cmcdon0923Aug 03, 2016
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Elagabalus AE 23 - Alexandria50 viewsAlexandria
Troas
Elagabalus
Obv.: ANTONINVS PIVS A
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: COL ALEXA AVG
Emperor on horseback left, saluting statue of Apollo Smintheus facing right
23 mm, 6.87 gr, 8 h
Bellinger A314 var.; BMC Greek (Troas etc.) 19, 81 (for Caracalla incorrectly) var. (obv. and rev. legend)
Vladimir PAug 03, 2016
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Confederate States of America: CT-16 1861 $50 (Front)10 viewsContemporary Counterfeit of a 1861 $50 Confederate Note.Quant.GeekAug 03, 2016
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Confederate States of America: CT-16 1861 $50 (Rear)4 viewsContemporary Counterfeit of a 1861 $50 Confederate Note.Quant.GeekAug 03, 2016
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Richmond, Virgina: Treasury Note $20 Aug. 1, 1861 (Criswell-3)5 viewsQuant.GeekAug 03, 2016
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Richmond, Virgina: Treasury Note $20 Aug. 1, 1861 (Criswell-3)3 viewsQuant.GeekAug 03, 2016
076-Philippus-II_AE-Sest_M-IVL-PHILIPPVS-CAES_PRINCIPI-IVVENT_S-C_RIC-IV-(Phil-I_)-256a_Rome_244-7AD_Q-001_0h_29mm_g-s.jpg
076 Philippus-II. (247-249 A.D.), Rome, RIC IV-III 256a (Philippus I.), AE-Sestertius, S/C//--, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Philip II standing left, 89 views076 Philippus-II. (247-249 A.D.), Rome, RIC IV-III 256a (Philippus I.), AE-Sestertius, S/C//--, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Philip II standing left,
avers:- M-IVL-PHILIPPVS-CAES, Bare-headed and draped bust right, seen from behind.
revers:- PRINCIPI-IVVENT, Philip II, in military outfit, standing left, holding globe in extended right hand and baton in left hand.
exergo: S/C//--, diameter: 29mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 244-247 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-III-(Philippus-I.)-256a,Pink III, pg. 34, Banti 9, Hunter 14, Cohen 49,
Q-001
quadransAug 03, 2016
Thessalonica_RIC_VII_155,_142_Crispus_AE-3-Follis_IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-C_PROVIDEN-TIAE-CAESS_SMTSGamma_326-AD_S_Q-001_h_mm_gx-s~0.jpg
Thessalonica, RIC VII 155, 142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), AE-3 Follis, -/-//SMTSΓ, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Campgate, Scarce!94 viewsThessalonica, RIC VII 155, 142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), AE-3 Follis, -/-//SMTSΓ, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Campgate, Scarce!
avers:- IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-C, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PROVIDEN-TIAE-CAESS, Campgate with two turrets and star above. Closed doors, six rows of bricks.
exergo: -/-//SMTSΓ, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 326 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-155, Sear 16803, Scarce!
Q-001
quadransAug 03, 2016
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Sicily, Fifth Democracy 214-212 B.C.0 viewsSicily, Fifth Democracy (c. 214-212 B.C.), Syracuse , Ae 14.6~15.3mm. 2.20g. Obv: Diademed head of Poseidon l. dotted border. Rev: Ornamented trident head, dolphins downward at sides. CNS II, 208 Ds 41/1ddwauAug 03, 2016
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Taras diobol10 viewsCALABRIA. Taras. Diobol (Circa 325-280 BC).

Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev: Herakles kneeling right, strangling Nemean lion; club and uncertain symbol to left.

HN Italy 976; cf. Vlasto 1322-4 & 1327.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 1.22 g.
Diameter: 12 mm.
1 commentsLeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras diobol2 viewsCALABRIA, Taras. Circa 380-325 BC. AR Diobol (11mm, 1.13 g, 7h).
Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with hippocamp; Φ above visor / Herakles crouching right, holding club and strangling the Nemean Lion to right. HN Italy 1360. VF, toned.
LeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras diobol1 viewsCALABRIA. Taras. Ca. 325-280 BC. AR diobol (1.09 gm).
Head of Heracles facing slightly to the left, wearing lion-skin headdress / Heracles standing right, strangling the Nemean lion. HN Italy 977. SNG Copenhagen 995. Vlasto 1349. Toned. Somewhat weakly struck, but otherwise Extremely Fine.
LeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras diobol0 viewsCALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 325-280 BC. AR Diobol (12mm, 1.03 g, 1h).
Head of Herakles right / Herakles strangling the Nemean Lion; TH, skyphos (or astragalos?), and club to left. Vlasto 1355; HN Italy 978. Good VF.
LeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras diobol9 viewsCALABRIA, Taras. Circa 380-325 BC. AR Diobol (11mm, 1.19 g, 11h).
Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet decorated with hippocamp / Herakles kneeling right, holding club, battling the Nemean Lion. Vlasto 1297 (this coin); HN Italy 911. VF, toned, obverse off center. Good metal.
1 commentsLeoAug 03, 2016
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Tarentum AR Nomos49 viewsITALY. Calabria , Taras (c.380-340 B.C.), Silver Nomos, 7.65g.
Naked ephebos, holding a small round shield and a lance, vaulting from a cantering horse left, ├ below horse. Rev. TAPAΣ , Taras as an ephebos seated astride dolphin to left, holding a Corinthian helmet in his right hand and leaning on the back of the dolphin with his left, I and waves below (Fischer-Bossert 657 (V252/R509); Vlasto 437 (these dies); SNG ANS 929 (these dies); SNG Lloyd 169). An almost invisible metal-flaw on reverse, of charming style, attractively toned, about extremely fine.
4 commentsLeoAug 03, 2016
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Tarentum AR Nomos6 viewsCALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.69 g, 8h).
Warror, preparing to throw spear and holding shield and two more spears, on horse rearing right; ΣA below / Phalanthos, holding kantharos, astride dolphin left; AP monogram above arm, pellet below arm; below, dolphin left. Fischer-Bossert Group 71, 859 (V338/R662); Vlasto 630; HN Italy 938. Good VF, some roughness and small deposit on obverse, small die break on reverse.
I like the big dolphin and its little dolphin mark.
1 commentsLeoAug 03, 2016
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Tarentum AR Nomos2 viewsCALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.69 g, 8h).
Warror, preparing to throw spear and holding shield and two more spears, on horse rearing right; ΣA below / Phalanthos, holding kantharos, astride dolphin left; AP monogram above arm, pellet below arm; below, dolphin left. Fischer-Bossert Group 71, 859 (V338/R662); Vlasto 630; HN Italy 938. Good VF, some roughness and small deposit on obverse, small die break on reverse.
I like the big dolphin and its little dolphin mark.
LeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras Time of Hannibal half-shekel 2 viewsCALABRIA. Taras. Time of Hannibal (ca. 212-209 BC). AR half-shekel (3.34 gm).
Magistrate Sogenes. Nude youth on horseback left, crowning horse with wreath; IΩ to right, ΣΩΓENHΣ below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding cornucopia and Nike, who crowns him with wreath. Vlasto 975-7. HN Italy 1079. Struck on a broad flan and attractively toned. NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 3/5.
LeoAug 03, 2016
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Taras, Calabria14 viewsCALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 280-228. AR diobol (0.97 gm).
Head of Athena left, wearing crested helmet decorated with Scylla / Infant Heracles strangling snakes; thunderbolt in exergue. HN Italy 1068. SNG ANS 1473. Obverse somewhat off-center, but otherwise Extremely Fine.
3 commentsLeoAug 03, 2016
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Switzerland 2 Kreuzer 1/2 Batzen 1730 Billon Gallen Swiss Bear 2 viewsSwitzerland-St. Gallen, 2 Kreuzer, 1730, Gabriel Reich as Mintmaster
MON NOVA S GALLENSIS
Rampant bear left wearing beaded collar in inner circle, 2 | K and design in oval below
* / SOLI / arrow DEO arrow / GLORIA / 1730 / GR
Legend between branches with leaves and berries
Mintage: Unknown
HMZ 741; KM 90
Antonivs ProttiAug 03, 2016
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Queen Victoria British Silver "Widow Head" Florin 2 viewsType: Queen Victoria British Silver "Widow Head" Florin
Origin: Great Britain Cat. Num.: KM# 781
Era / Ruler: Victoria Face Value: 1 Florin
Issued from: 1893 Issued until: 1901
Alignment: Medal M Desgr. / Engr.: Thomas Brock, Edward Poynter
Obverse: Victoria mature veiled bust left
Reverse: Crowned shields of England, Scotland and Ireland
Edge: Reeded
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9250
Weight(g): 11.3104g
Weight(Oz): 0.36 Oz
Net Content: 0.34 Oz (10.46g)
Bullion Value: $6.58
Diameter: 28.00mm
The British two shilling coin, also known as the florin, was issued from 1849 until 1967. It was worth one tenth of a pound, or twenty-four old pence. It should not be confused with the medieval gold florin, which was nominally worth six shillings.
In 1968, in the run-up to decimalisation, the two shilling coin was superseded by the decimal ten pence coin, which had the same value and initially the same size and weight. It continued in circulation, alongside the ten pence, until 1993, when the ten pence was reduced in size.
Antonivs ProttiAug 03, 2016
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1795 C Kronenthaler FRANZ II Austrian Netherlands KM # 62.1 Silver Coin 2 viewsAustraian Netherlands, 1795-C
Prague Mint
KM#62.1 ; Dav#1180
Kronenthaler: .8730 silver
Antonivs ProttiAug 03, 2016
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LUXEMBOURG 1946 50 FRANCS SILVER UNC COIN2 viewsGrand Duchy Charlotte (1919 1964)
Obv: PRINZ JEAN VU LETZEBURG / 50 F , bare head left of Prince Jean, small arms at lower left and right

Rev: JANG DE BLANNEN mounted armored figure of John The Blind riding right, his sword drawn. Below: 26 VIII / 1346-1946, at lower right,
Antonivs ProttiAug 03, 2016
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Pontos, Amisos, Mithradate3 viewsPontos, Amisos, Mithradates VI Eupator, 120-63 BC, AE18 (8.09gm, 1h), struck c. 100-85 BC. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMI-ΣOY, sword in sheath, monograms in field. SNG BM Black Sea 1162. Good Fine, brown patina, adjustment marks across reverse field as made.Randygeki(h2)Aug 03, 2016
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Caracalla1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Caracalla

Rome mint, 213 - 217 A.D
Fine, granular surfaces, a bit rough
19.0 mm / 2.443 g / 180

Obverse: "ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM", laureate head right.
Reverse: "MARTI PROPVGNATORI", Mars hurrying left, carrying spear and trophy.

RIC 307, RSC 152.

Scarce

MyID: 020E
TenthGenAug 03, 2016
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Caracalla, Fourree1 viewsFourree Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Caracalla

Uncertain mint, ~ 206 A.D
Base metal core beneath silver surface.
20.0 mm / 3.342 g / 0

Obverse: "ANTONINVS PIVS AVG", laureate, draped bust right.
Reverse: "RECTOR ORBIS", Caracalla as Sol standing front with globe and reversed spear.

RIC 141, RSC 546.

MyID: 009D
TenthGenAug 03, 2016
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Caracalla0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Caracalla

Rome mint, 205 A.D
VF, some encrustations
20.5 mm / 2.038 g / 0

Obverse: "ANTONINVS PIVS AVG", laureate, draped bust right.
Reverse: "PONTIF TR P VIII COS II", Mars standing left, holding reversed spear and resting right hand on shield.

RIC 81, RSC 421, BMC 482, Sear 6859.

MyID: 008A
TenthGenAug 03, 2016
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Caracalla1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Caracalla

Rome mint, 205 A.D
VF, better in hand
19.5 mm / 2.905 g / 0

Obverse: "ANTONINVS PIVS AVG", laureate, draped bust right.
Reverse: "PONTIF TR P VIII COS II", Mars, with cloak, foot on helmet, holding branch and spear.

RIC 80b, RSC 420a, BMC 481, Sear 6858.

MyID: 008B
TenthGenAug 03, 2016
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148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #158 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #1
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, diameter: 23-25mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 170, Sear 18829.
Q-001
quadransAug 02, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 155, AE-3 Follis, -/-//SMTSΓ, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Campgate, Scarce!55 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 155, AE-3 Follis, -/-//SMTSΓ, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Campgate, Scarce!
avers:- IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-C, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PROVIDEN-TIAE-CAESS, Campgate with two turrets and star above. Closed doors, six rows of bricks.
exergo: -/-//SMTSΓ, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 326 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-155, Sear 16803, Scarce!
Q-001
quadransAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justinian I (527-565) Decanummium, Rome (Sear-308; DOC 331; MIBE 228)8 viewsObv: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Rev: Large I; star to left and right


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Nabatean. Aretas IV and Shaqilat (9 BC-AD 40).0 viewsNabatean Kingdom. Aretas IV and Shaqilat (9 B.C.-A.D. 40). Ae 15.1~16.8mm. 2.17 g. Petra. Obv: Jugate busts of Aretas and Shaqilat right. Rev: Crossed cornucopiae. Meshorer, Nabataea 114.ddwauAug 02, 2016
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Julia Domna - Fourree0 viewsFourree Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Julia Domna

Uncertain mint, ~200 A.D
Base metal core beneath silver surface, encrustations remain
19.5 mm / 2.814 g / 180

Obverse: "IVLIA AVGVSTA", draped bust right.
Reverse: "DIANA LVCIFERA", Diana standing left, holding torch.

RIC 548, RSC 27.

MyID: 009E
TenthGenAug 02, 2016
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Julia Domna0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Julia Domna

Rome mint, ~201 A.D
VF, luster
19.0 mm / 2.360 g / 0

Obverse: "IVLIA AVGVSTA", draped bust right.
Reverse: "SAECVLI FELICITAS", Isis, wearing peaked headdress on head, standing right, left foot on prow, holding Horus; behind, rudder. Unequal ship heights.

RIC 577, RSC 174.

MyID: 008C
TenthGenAug 02, 2016
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Julia Domna0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Julia Domna

Laodicea mint, 197 A.D
Fine, ragged flan
18.0 mm / 3.492 g / 0

Obverse: "IVLIA AVGVSTA", draped bust right.
Reverse: "VESTAE SANCTAE", Vesta standing left, holding patera and scepter.

RIC 648. RSC 246. Sear 5 6614.

*Scarce*

MyID: 020G
TenthGenAug 02, 2016
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Julia Domna0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Julia Domna

Rome mint, 206 A.D
aVF, very ragged flan, slightly toned
20.0 mm / 3.024 g / 0

Obverse: "IVLIA AVGVSTA", draped bust right.
Reverse: "FELICITAS", Felicitas standing, head left, holding short caduceus and long scepter.

RIC 551. RSC 47. Sear 6581.

MyID: 020F
TenthGenAug 02, 2016
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08b Domitian as Caesar RIC-V108983 viewsAR Quinarius, 1.46g
Rome Mint, 79 AD
RIC V1089 (R3), BMC - , RSC -
Obv: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: VICTORIA AVGVST; Victory std. l., with wreath and palm

An extremely rare quinarius struck for Domitian Caesar in 79. RIC records only one example in Paris and lists the rarity as 'unique', this specimen then is the second known example. Domitian's COS VI coins most likely date towards the end of Vespasian's reign and the beginning of Titus' rule, indicating the issue was struck uninterrupted after Vespasian's death in June.

Struck in good metal in neat and fine style.
9 commentsDavid AthertonAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus with Michael IX (1282-1328) Assarion, Constantinople (Sear-2446; DOC 698; PCPC 178)6 viewsObv: Large N IЄ (date)
Rev: Andonicus and Michael standing facing, holding labarum between

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 751
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2387; DOC 798-800; PCPC 241)5 viewsObv: Patriarchal cross; star to lower left and right
Rev: Andronicus standing facing, holding staff surmounted by cross in circle in each hand

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 758
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus with Michael IX (1282-1328) Assarion, Constantinople (Sear-2434; DOC 671-6; LPC, p. 86, 33)4 viewsObv: Andronicus standing facing, holding cross-tipped scepter and akakia
Rev: Michael standing facing, holding cross-tipped scepter and akakia


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2393; DOC 789-928; LPC, p. 224, 32)3 viewsObv: Large six-petalled flower or six-rayed star
Rev: Andronicus, wing to right, standing facing, holding large B in each hand


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2370; DOC 849-51; LPC p. 210, 11)2 viewsObv: Half-length facing bust of St. Demetrius, holding spear; large retrograde B to left
Rev: Half-length figure of Andronicus standing facing, holding model of city and cross-tipped scepter


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus with Michael IX (1282-1328) Assarion, Constantinople (Sear-2443; DOC 692; PCPC 175)4 viewsObv: Large B and retrograde B back-to-back
Rev: Andonicus and Michael standing facing, holding labarum between

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 749
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus (1195-1203) BI Aspron Trachy, Constantinople (Sear-2012; DOC 3)7 viewsObv: Facing bust of Christ Emmanuel
Rev: Alexius and St. Constantine standing facing, holding labara and a globus cruciger between them


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Empire of Nicaea: John III Ducas-Vatatzes (1222-1254) BI Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2126; DOC 6)6 viewsObv: St. Demetrius enthroned facing; star to right
Rev: Emperor standing facing, holding labarum and akakia; star to right


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Michael VIII Palaeologus (1261-1282) Trachy, Constantinople (Sear-2265; DOC 66-9)5 viewsObv: St. Demetrius standing facing, holding spear and shield
Rev: Michael, holding scepter, standing facing, being crowned by the Theotokos


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Michael VIII Palaeologus (1261-1282) Trachy, Constantinople (Sear-2268; DOC 73-6)6 viewsObv: Half-length facing bust of St. Michael the Archangel
Rev: Michael and St. Demetrius standing facing, holding labarum between them


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Constantinople (Sear-2335; DOC 567)4 viewsObv: The Theotokos Hagiosoritissa standing facing, orans
Rev: Andronicus, holding cross-tipped scepter and akakia, being crowned by military saint


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Justinian I (527-565) Half Follis, Theoupolis (Sear-225; DOC 208; MIBE 135)4 viewsObv: Justinian seated facing on throne, holding scepter and globus cruciger
Rev: Large K; to left, cross dividing T H/Є U/O/P; Γ to right

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 354, 1 July 2015, Lot 626
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2393; DOC 789-92; PCPC 239)3 viewsObv: Large six-pointed star
Rev: Andronicus standing facing, holding large, outward-facing B in each hand

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 757
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine (610-641) Half Follis, Constantinople (Sear-815; DOC 118a; MIB 171a)4 viewsObv: Heraclius, wearing military attire and holding long cross, and Heraclius Constantine, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger, standing facing; each wearing crown
Rev: Large K; A/N/N/O to left, cross above, XX (date) to right, A below

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 354, 1 July 2015, Lot 651
Quant.GeekAug 02, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Basil I the Macedonian (867-886) Follis, Constantinople (Sear-1709)3 views Obv: bASILIOS bASILEVS; Emperor seated facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and akakia.
Rev: bASIL / IOS Eh ΘΕΟ / bASILEVS / ROmEOn; Legend in 4 lines.

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 699
Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Leo VI the Wise (886-912) Follis, Constantinople (Sear-1730; DOC 6)3 viewsObv: Leo VI and Alexander, each crowned and wearing loros, seated facing on double throne, holding labarum between them. Legend around - + LEOn S ALEXAnGROS.
Rev: Legend in four lines - + LEOn S ALEXAnGROS bASIL' ROmEOn

ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 701
Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus II Palaeologus (1282-1328) Trachy, Thessalonica (Sear-2379; DOC 846-8; LPC, p. 216, 20)6 viewsObv: Half-length facing bust of St. Demetrius, holding sword and shield; large stars in fields
Rev: Andronicus, wing to right, standing facing, holding patriachal cross and scepter


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 354, 1 July 2015, Lot 719
Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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Ephesos - AR drachm3 views500-420 BC
bee
incuse square
Karwiese Series VI, 1B; SNG Kayhan -
ex Knker
Johny SYSELAug 01, 2016
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Pherai - AE 110 viewsc. 404-369 BC
head of Nymph Hypereia right, wearing wreath
head of lion right, spouring water from mouth
ΦEPAI
Rogers 513; SNG Copenhagen 241
1,51g
Johny SYSELAug 01, 2016
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Valerian - BI antoninianus0 viewsRome
255-256 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG
Liberalitas holding abacus and cornucopia
LIBERALITAS AVGG III
Gbl MIR 69c, RIC V 104, RSC IV 119, SRCV III 9948
2,43g
Johny SYSELAug 01, 2016
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Sigeion - AE0 viewsc. 355-334 BC
head of Athena facing slightly right, waering triple-crested helmet
owl standing right, crescent left
ΣIΓE
BMC Troas p. 86, 7 ff.; SNG Mnchen 311; SNG Cop 496 ff.; SNGvA 7637
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_star_AQP_RIC-173_Aquileia-_Q-001_h_mm_g-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 173, *//AQP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories,55 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 173, *//AQP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories,
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: *//AQP, diameter: 22-23mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 173,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_AQP-palm_RIC-170_C-00_Aquileia-_Q-001_h_23-25mm_5,39g-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #255 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VIII 170, -/-//palmbranch AQT palmbranch, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Two Victories, #2
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head.
revers:- VICTORIAE-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Two Victories standing, facing each other, together holding wreath reading VOT/V/MVLT/X.
exerg: -/-//palmbranch AQP palmbranch, diameter: 23-25mm, weight: 5,39g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 170, Sear 18829.
Q-002
quadransAug 01, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Phocas (602-610) Half Follis, Cyzicus (Sear-670; DOC 79-80; MIBE 79)5 viewsObv: Crowned bust facing, wearing consular robes and holding mappa and cross
Rev: Large XX; cross above, III (date) to right; KYZA in exergue


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 355, 15 July 2015, Lot 663
Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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Byzantine Empire: Andronicus III Palaeologus (1328-1341) Assarion, Constantinople (Sear-2478; DOC 894-5; LPC, p. 124, 10)6 viewsObv: Half-length bust of St. George, holding spear and shield
Rev: Half-length bust of Andronicus, holding cross-tipped scepter and globus cruciger


ex Prue Morgan Fitts Collection; ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 354, 1 July 2015, Lot 721
Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-1-28_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_SALVS-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_TRS_A-W_RIC-318_Treveri-350-353_Q-001_h_27-28mm_7,38gx-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Trier, RIC VIII 318, AE-28, Double Centenionalis, A/ω//TRS, SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Large Chi-Rho,54 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Trier, RIC VIII 318, AE-28, Double Centenionalis, A/ω//TRS, SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Large Chi-Rho,
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- SALVS-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Large Chi-Rho, A-ω across the field.
exerg: A/ω//TRS, diameter: 27-28mm, weight: 7,38g, axis: h,
mint: Trier, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 318, C-,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-2-21_DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG_SALVS-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES_P-R-P-dot_RIC-000_C-00_Rome_000_Q-001_h_21mm_5,13g-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Arles, RIC VIII 196, AE-21, A/ω//PAR, SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Large Chi-Rho,54 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Arles, RIC VIII 196, AE-21, A/ω//PAR, SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Large Chi-Rho,
avers:- DN-MAGNEN-TIVS-PF-AVG, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- SALVS-DD-NN-AVG-ET-CAES, Large Chi-Rho, A-W across the field.
exerg: A/ω//PAR, diameter: 21mm, weight: 5,13g, axis: h,
mint: Arles , date: 350-353 A.D., ref: RIC-VIII-196, C-,
Q-00
quadransAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-2-24-Cent-_IMP-CAE-MAGNEN-TIVS-AVG_VICTORIA-AVG-LIB-ROMANOR_R-P_RIC-177_C-57_Rome-_Q-001_h_24mm_5,13gx-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Rome, RIC VIII 177P, -/-//RP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIA AVG LIB ROMANOR, Emperor,53 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Rome, RIC VIII 177P, -/-//RP, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIA AVG LIB ROMANOR, Emperor,
avers:- IMP-CAE-MAGNEN-TIVS-AVG, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- VICTORIA-AVG-LIB-ROMANOR, emperor, bare-headed and in military dress, standing right holding olive branch and standard decorated with an eagle, foot on the shoulder of a bare-headed captive seated right.
exerg: -/-//RP, diameter: 24mm, weight: 5,13g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC-177, C-57, Sear 18811,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Magnentius_AE-2-25-Cent-_IMP-CAE-MAGNEN-TIVS-AVG_VICTORIA-AVG-LIB-ROMANOR_A-ls_R-dot-F-dot-S_RIC-179_C-00_Rome-350-353_Q-001_h_22-27mm_4,69g-s.jpg
148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Rome, RIC VIII 179S, A/-//RFS, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIA AVG LIB ROMANOR, Emperor,53 views148 Magnentius (350-353 A.D.), Rome, RIC VIII 179S, A/-//RFS, AE-2, Centenionalis, VICTORIA AVG LIB ROMANOR, Emperor,
avers:- IMP-CAE-MAGNEN-TIVS-AVG, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- VICTORIA-AVG-LIB-ROMANOR, emperor, bare-headed and in military dress, standing right holding olive branch and standard decorated with an eagle, foot on the shoulder of a bare-headed captive seated right. A in left field.
exerg: A/-//RFS, diameter: 22-27mm, weight: 4,69g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 350-353 AD., ref: RIC VIII 179S, Sear 18812,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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Macedon - Chalkidion Leage (Olynthos)1 viewsAR hemiobol
417-412 BC
O - Head of Apollo left
R - Tripod altar, XAΛKI
SNG ANS 545
mauseusAug 01, 2016
Thessalonica_RIC_VII_113,_142_Crispus_AE-3-Follis_FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES_CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM_VOT-V-_TSDeltaVI_RR_320-AD_Q-001_h_18-19mm_3,24gx-s.jpg
142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 113, AE-3 Follis, -/-//TSΔVI, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT/ V, R4!!!54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 113, AE-3 Follis, -/-//TSΔVI, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT/ V, R4!!!
avers:- FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5,B4.l., Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.
revers:- CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM, Wreath VOT/ V with in.
exergo: -/-//TSΔVI, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 3,24g, axis: 5h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 320 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-113, p-512, 4th.off., R4!!!
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Thessalonica_RIC_VII_121,_142_Crispus_AE-3-Follis_FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES-leg_var_-118-5-B4_l-_CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM_VOT-dot-X_TSDeltaVI_320-AD_Q-002_h_18-19mm_3,24gx-s.jpg
142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 125, AE-3 Follis, -/-//TS-Δ-VI, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//X, in wreath,57 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 125, AE-3 Follis, -/-//TS-Δ-VI, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//X, in wreath,
avers:- FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5b, B4l., Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.
revers:- CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM, Wreath VOT// X with in, dot in badge at the top.
exergo: -/-//TS-Δ-VI, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 3,24g, axis: h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 320-321 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-125, p-512,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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Trajan RIC 588 var; Woytek 295bC3 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD. AE AS. Rome Mint. ca. second half 107-108 AD. (11.09g; 28.04mm) Obv: IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P COS V PP, Laureate bust r., drapery on l. shoulder. Rev: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI Legionary eagle between two standards. In field, S-C.
Woytek 295bC; RIC 588 var; C 579

Ex: Incitatus Coins, Vcoins
PaddyAug 01, 2016
Treveri_RIC_VII_139,_142_Crispus_AE-3-Follis_FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES-5b-B4_PRINCIPI-I-VVENTVTIS_T-F_BTR_p175_317-AD_Q-001_5h_19,5-20,5mm_3_27g-s.jpg
142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Treveri, RIC VII 141, AE-3 Follis, T/F//BTR, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Crispus standing right, 54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Treveri, RIC VII 141, AE-3 Follis, T/F//BTR, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Crispus standing right,
avers:- FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5b,B4, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PRINCIPI-I-VVENTVTIS, Crispus, in military attire, standing right, holding spear in right hand and globe in left.
exergo: T/F//BTR, diameter: 19,5-20,5mm, weight: 3,27g, axis: 5h,
mint: Treveri, date: 317-318 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-141, p-175,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Sirmium_RIC_VII_049,_142_Crispus_AE-3-Follis_FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES-5-B1_ALEMANI-A-DEVICTA_dot-SIRM-dot_p475-c2_324-25-AD__Q-001_6h_19mm_2,94g-zs.jpg
142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Sirmium, RIC VII 049, AE-3 Follis, -/-//SIRM, ALEMANIA DEVICTA, Victory advancing right, #154 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Sirmium, RIC VII 049, AE-3 Follis, -/-//SIRM, ALEMANIA DEVICTA, Victory advancing right, #1
avers:- FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES-5-B1, Laureate head right.
rever:- ALEMANI-A-DEVICTA, Victory advancing right, stepping on captive, holding trophy and palm.
exergo: -/-//SIRM, diameter: 18-19,5mm, weight: 2,94g, axis: 6h,
mint: Sirmium, date: 324-325 AD., ref: RIC-VII-49-p475, C2,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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1 viewsQuant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 036, (var???), AE-3 Follis, -/-//TSΔ, VOTV/MVLT X// CAESS, Very Rare, this officina NOT in RIC !!!54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Thessalonica, RIC VII 036, (var???), AE-3 Follis, -/-//TSΔ, VOTV/MVLT X// CAESS, Very Rare, this officina NOT in RIC !!!
Crispus (317-326 A.D.) AE-3-Follis, silvered, RIC has no exact match for this coin. Shares obverse legend of #37 and bust type of #38
avers: DN-FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers: VOTV/MVLT X// CAESS, Wreath, legend within.
exe: -/-//TSΔ, diameter: 18mm, weight: 2,54g, axis:11h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 317-318 A.D., ref: RIC-36-37-38 variation, RIC-36v-not-listed-Delta-off.-p504-4th.-off.,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
Siscia_RIC_VII_113,_142_Crispus_AE-Follis_IV-L-CRIS-PVS-NOB-CAESS-5_VIRTVS-EXERCIT-G8l_VOT-X-S-F_Gamma-SIS-star_p438_3rd-off_320-AD_R4_Q-001_6h_19mm_3,24gx-s.jpg
142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 113, AE-3 Follis, S/F/ΓSIS, VIRTVS EXERCIT, R4!!!57 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 113, AE-3 Follis, S/F/ΓSIS, VIRTVS EXERCIT, R4!!!
avers:- IV-L-CRIS-PVS-NOB-CAESS (5,G8.l.), Laureate, couirassed bust left with spear pointing forward, shield on arm.
revers:- VIRTVS-EXERCIT, Standard inscribed VOT/X, captive seated on ground on either side.
exerg: S/F/ΓSIS, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,24g, axes: 6h,
mint: Siscia, 3rd-off, date: 320 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-113-p438,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 123, AE-3 Follis, S/F over HL/ΔSIS*, VIRTVS EXERCIT, R3!!!54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 123, AE-3 Follis, S/F over HL/ΔSIS*, VIRTVS EXERCIT, R3!!!
avers:- IVL-CRIS-PVS-NOB-CAESS (5,G8.l.), Laureate, couirassed bust left with spear pointing forward, shield on arm.
revers:- VIRTVS-EXERCIT, Standard inscribed VOT/X, captive seated on ground on either side.
exerg: S/F over HL/ΔSIS*, diameter: 20,5mm, weight: 3,07g, axes: 6h,
mint: Siscia, 4th-off, date: 320 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-123-p439, R3!!!
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 161, AE-3 Follis, -/-//ΓSIS*, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//V, C1!,54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Siscia, RIC VII 161, AE-3 Follis, -/-//ΓSIS*, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//V, C1!,
avers:- IVL-CRIS-PVS-NOB-C, 5, B1, Laureate, head right.
revers:- CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM, Wreath VOT// V with in.
exergo: -/-//ΓSIS*, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,11g, axis: 1h,
mint: Siscia, date: 320-321 AD., ref: RIC-VII-161, p-444, 3rd. off., c1,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Treveri, RIC VII 372, AE-3 Follis, -/-//PTR, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, VO/TIS/XX, C3!50 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Treveri, RIC VII 372, AE-3 Follis, -/-//PTR, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, VO/TIS/XX, C3!
avers:- IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, Laureated and cuirassed bust left, spear across right shoulder, decorated shield on the left arm.
revers:- BEATA-TRANQVILLITAS, Globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX, above, three stars.
exerg: -/-//PTR, diameter: 19,5mm, weight: 2,51g, axis: 0 h,
mint: Treveri, date: 322-323 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-372, p-197, C3!,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Ticinum, RIC VII 153, AE-3 Follis, -/-//PT, DOMINORNOSTRORCAESS, VOT//V, R4!!!52 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Ticinum, RIC VII 153, AE-3 Follis, -/-//PT, DOMINORNOSTRORCAESS, VOT//V, R4!!!
avers:- CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, Diademed (laureate) cuirassed bust right.
revers:- DOMINORNOSTRORCAESS, VOT//V, in wreath.
exerg: -/-//PT, diameter: mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Ticinum, date: , ref: RIC VII 153 p-153,
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Cyzicus, RIC VII 010, AE-3 Follis, wreath/Є//SMK, IOVI CONSER VATORI CAESS, R2!!52 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Cyzicus, RIC VII 010, AE-3 Follis, wreath/Є//SMK, IOVI CONSER VATORI CAESS, R2!!
avers:- DN-FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5,J1 l., Laureate, draped bust left, holding mappa and scepter on globe.
revers:- IOVI-CONSER-VATORI-CAESS, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on globe and scepter; wreath in left and Є in right in field.
exergo: wreath/Є//SMK, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 3,02g, axis: 6h,
mint: Cyzicus, 5th. off., date: 317-320 AD., ref: RIC-VII-10, p644, R2 !!
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Londinium, RIC VII 252, AE-3 Follis, F/B//PLON, BEAT TRANQLITAS, VO/TIS/XX, Globe on altar, R5!!!50 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Londinium, RIC VII 252, AE-3 Follis, F/B//PLON, BEAT TRANQLITAS, VO/TIS/XX, Globe on altar, R5!!!
avers: CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, Laureated and cuirassed bust left, spear across right shoulder, decorated shield with two captives on the left arm.
revers: BEAT-TRA-NQLITAS, Globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX, above, three stars.
exerg: F/-//PLOBN, diameter: 19-19,5mm, weight: 2,78g, axis: 6h,
mint: Londinium, date: 322-323 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-252, p-113, R5!!!
Q-001
quadransAug 01, 2016
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Septimius Severus1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Septimius Severus

Rome mint, 201 - 210 A.D
VF, chipped and slightly off center reverse
19.0 mm / 3.041 g / ~0

Obverse: "SEVERVS PIVS AVG", laureate head right.
Reverse: "RESTITVTOR VRBIS", Roma seated left holding palladium and spear, round shield below.

RIC 288. RSC 606. BMC 359.

Ex FORVM Member Auctions (2015)

MyID: 007A
TenthGenAug 01, 2016
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Septimius Severus1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Septimius Severus

Rome mint, 197 - 198 A.D
VF, good portrait, tight flan, some text off flan, a few scratches on reverse
15.5 mm / 3.066 g / 0

Obverse: "L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP X", laureate head right.
Reverse: "VICT AVGG COS II P P", Victory walking left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left.

RIC IV 120c, RSC 694. BMCRE 258.

Originally covered in thick mud from an uncleaned lot! (2015)

MyID: 016L
TenthGenAug 01, 2016
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Septimius Severus1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Septimius Severus

Rome mint, 196 - 197 A.D
Fine, ragged flan, some text off flan
18.5 mm / 3.355 g / 180

Obverse: "L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII", laureate head right.
Reverse: "SECVRITAS PVBLICA", Securitas seated left, holding globe.

RIC 93. RSC 647. Sear 6364.

MyID: 020D
TenthGenAug 01, 2016
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Commodus0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Commodus

Rome mint, December 191-192 A.D
Fine, flan cracks, rough surfaces
18.0 mm / 2.861 g / 0

Obverse: "L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL", laureate head right.
Reverse: "P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P", Pietas seated left, holding sceptre, reaching out to child standing right before her, star in upper left field.

RIC 236. RSC 574a. Sear 5686.

MyID: 024E
TenthGenAug 01, 2016
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Lucius Verus1 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Lucius Verus

Rome mint, 168 A.D.
Fine, weak strike? worn dies? Some elements of reverse not struck up.
18.0 mm / 2.834 g / 180

Obverse: "L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX", laureate head right.
Reverse: "TR P VIII IMP V COS III", Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.

RIC 590.

MyID: 020C
TenthGenAug 01, 2016
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7 viewsAbbasid Governors, anonymous, AE fals (21mm, 3.71gm, 11h), Halab, AH 136. O: Kalima; below, large pellet left and annulet right; in margin, mint and date formula. R: At center, Kalima continued; in margin, Qur'an 9:33. Ilisch (1996) Resafa IV, p. 117, 221 (dated xx6); cf. ibid. 220 (dated 135) and 222 (date illegible, either 135 or 136); see also Ntzel (1898) Berlin 2074 (dated 135 but mint illegible) and Shamma p. 89, 3 (dated xx5). Very Fine and extremely rare, olive green patina with areas of red sand encrustation. Date full and clear. Mint missing but clearly style of Halab, AH 135 and 136.Quant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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3 viewsQuant.GeekAug 01, 2016
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Septimius Severus - AR denarius1 viewsRoma
206 AD
laureate head right
SEVERVS__PIVS AVG
Genius standing left, sacrificing out of patera over altar, holding grain ears
P M TR P XIIII__COS III P P
RIC IV 201, RSC III 475, BMCRE V 493
3,13g
Johny SYSELJul 31, 2016
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Plautilla - AR denarius0 viewsRome
203 AD
draped bust right
PLAVTILLA__AVGVSTA
Pietas standing right holding scepter and child
PIETAS__AVG G
RIC IV 367, RSC III 16
3,69g
Johny SYSELJul 31, 2016
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Caracalla - AR denarius0 viewsRome
197 AD
draped and cuirassed bust right
M AVR ANTON__CAES PONTIF
Caracalla standing left, holding baton and spear; trophy to right
PRI_NCIPI__IVVENTVTIS
RIC IV 13b, RSC III 505
2,70g
ex Jiř Militk
Johny SYSELJul 31, 2016
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Antoninus Pius, 138 - 161 AD2 viewsObv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP COS III, laureate, draped bust of Antoninus Pius facing right.

Rev: VIRTVS AVG, Virtus, in military dress, standing front, head left, holding a reversed spear and a parazonium.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 144 AD

2.89 grams, 17.4 mm, 180

RIC III 102d, RSC II 1090b, S4138, VM 59
Matt InglimaJul 31, 2016
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Trajan, 98 - 117 AD3 viewsObv: IMP TRAIANVS AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS VI PP, laureate head of Trajan facing right, drapery on far shoulder.

Rev: DIVVS PATER TRAIAN, Cult statue of Trajan's natural father seated left on a curule chair, holding a patera in his right hand and a scepter in his left.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 115 AD

3.34 grams, 18.94 mm, 180

RIC II 252, RSC II 140, S3323, VM 17
Matt InglimaJul 31, 2016
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Ariobazanes III - AR drachm0 viewsEusebeia
42 BC
diademed head right
Athena holding spear and Nike, shield at her feet
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / AΡIOBAΡZANOΥ / EΥΣEBOΥΣ / KAI ΦIΛOΡΩM IA
star over crescent / HXA
S 7304 var
3,76g
Johny SYSELJul 31, 2016
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Ariarathes VII - AR drachm0 viewsEusebeia or Tyana
106 BC
diademed head right
Athena holding spear and Nike, shield at her feet
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIAPAΘOY / ΦIΛOMHTOPOΣ
M / K
IA
SNGCop 141
3,98g
Johny SYSELJul 31, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 116, AE-3 Follis, C/R//PLG, VIRTVS EXERCIT, VOT/XX, C-R, R1!56 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 116, AE-3 Follis, C/R//PLG, VIRTVS EXERCIT, VOT/XX, C-R, R1!
avers:- DN-CRISPO-NOB-CAES, 5a, B1, Laureate bust right.
revers:- VIRTVS-EXERCIT, Standard inscribed VOT/XX, captive sit in ground on either side, C and R left and right side in fields.
exergo: C/R//PLG, diameter: 19-20mm, weight: 2,84g, axis: 1h,
mint: Lugdunum, date: 321 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-116, p-130, R1!
Q-001
quadransJul 31, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 074, AE-3 Follis, -/-//two captives back, VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Two victories facing one another, R4!!!,56 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 074, AE-3 Follis, -/-//two captives back, VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Two victories facing one another, R4!!!,
avers:- DN-CRISPO-NOB-CAES, 5b,B4, Laurate, draped and curiassed bust right.
revers:- VICTORIAE-LAET-PRINC-PERP, Two victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar two captives back in exergo.
exergo: -/-//two captives back, diameter: 18mm, weight: 2,59g, axis:11h,
mint: Lugdunum, (Lyon), date: 319-320 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-74, p127, R4, altar mint: d,
Q-001
quadransJul 31, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 075, AE-3 Follis, -/-//two captives back, VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Two victories facing one another, R4!!!,54 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Lugdunum, RIC VII 075, AE-3 Follis, -/-//two captives back, VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Two victories facing one another, R4!!!,
avers:- DN-CRISPO-NOB-CAES, 5b,B5, Laurate, curiassed bust right.
revers:- VICTORIAE-LAET-PRINC-PERP, Two victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar two captives back in exergo.
exergo: -/-//two captives back, diameter: 18mm, weight: 2,91g, axis: 0h,
mint: Lugdunum, (Lyon), date: 319-320 AD., ref: RIC-VII-075, p-127, R4, altar mint: c,
Q-001
quadransJul 31, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VII 099, AE-3 Follis, -/-//AQS, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//X, R3!!!56 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Aquilea, RIC VII 099, AE-3 Follis, -/-//AQS, CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT//X, R3!!!
avers:- CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5b, B4, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- CAESARVM-NOSTRORVM, Wreath VOT// X with in.
exergo: -/-//AQS, diameter: 18,5-19mm, weight: 2,42g, axis: 7h,
mint: Aquilea, date: 321 A.D., ref: RIC-VII-099, p-404, 2nd. off., R3!!!
Q-001
quadransJul 31, 2016
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142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Nicomedia, RIC VII 032, AE-3 Follis, palm/S over//SMN, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Jupiter standing left, R2!!59 views142 Crispus (317-326 A.D.), Nicomedia, RIC VII 032, AE-3 Follis, palm/S over//SMN, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Jupiter standing left, R2!!
avers:- D-N-FL-IVL-CRISPVS-NOB-CAES, 5b, B4, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PROVIDEN-TIAE-CAES-S, Jupiter stg. left, chlamys across left shoulder, leaning on sceptre, holding Victory on globe. Palm in the left field at foot, S over in right field.
exergo: palm/S over//SMN, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,80g, axis: 6h,
mint: Nicomedia, date: 317-320 AD., ref: RIC-VII-32, p604, R2!!
Q-001
quadransJul 31, 2016
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Philipopolis, Septimius Severus, Statilius Barbarus river-god8 viewsObverse: AV K L C CEVHPOC P, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: ...BAPOV..?, River-god reclining left, right hand outstreached, resting left elbow on overturned urn from which water flows, ship in background.
Most likely Philippopolis, governor Barbarus, T. Statilius Barbarus 196-198 CE., 28.28 mm., 16 g.
NORMAN KJul 31, 2016
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Diva Faustina Senior, wife of Antoninus Pius. Died 141 CE. 9 viewsAR Denarius (3.35 gm). 18.5 mm.
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust right.
Reverse: C-E-RES, Ceres, veiled, standing left, holding long torch and grain ears. RIC III 378 (Antoninus); BMCRE 461 (Antoninus); RSC 136.
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NORMAN KJul 31, 2016
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121 - Tetricus II copy - Barbarous radiate copy of Antoninianus - RIC 0722 viewsBarbarous imitation of Antoninianus
Obv: S (sic) P E TETRICVS CAES, radiate and draped bust right
Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTOR, Sacrificial implements, spinkler, simpulum, jug and lituus
Barbarous imitation
Reference: Copies RIC 259; Elmer 773, 777; AGK (corr.) 5a;
maridvnvmJul 31, 2016
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120 - Tetricus I - Antoninianus - RIC 0722 viewsAntoninianus
Obv: IMP C P ESV TETRICVS P F AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev: Fides standing left, holding two standards
Minted in mint II 271/272 A.D.
Reference: RIC 72; Elmer 782; AGK (corr.) 3d;

Scarcer with this longer obverse legend
maridvnvmJul 31, 2016
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119 - Victorinus - Antoninianus - RIC 0652 viewsAntoninianus
Obv: IMP C PI VICTORINVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: SALVS AVG, Salus standing right, feeding serpent held in arms
Minted in Southern mint. struck 269 A.D. at mint II
Reference: RIC 65; Elmer 703; AGK (corr.) 21b

Scarcer with this longer obverse legend
maridvnvmJul 31, 2016
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115 - Postumus - Antoninianus - RIC 3314 viewsAntoninianus
Obv: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: VIRTVS AVG, Emperor (sometimes referred to as Mars) advancing right, holding spear and shield, small captive to right.
Minted in Cologne. A.D. 266
Reference RIC 331; Elmer 291; AGK (corr.) 103; Cunetio 2427.

A scarcer reverse type

All examples I have been able to find come from the same die pair
maridvnvmJul 31, 2016
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Maximinus I, RIC 67 / BMC 3 viewsMaximinus, AE sestertius, struck early in his reign.
Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG. Laureate and draped bust right, similar to that of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: VICTORIA AVG. Victory advancing right, holding wreath, S C at sides.
24.8 g, 31 mm diam.
NORMAN KJul 31, 2016
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Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2015) 8.26.46.16 corr. (plate coin)3 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 17, 3.02g
obv. [AVT K M AVR] - ANTWNINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPOLIT - [WN PR]OC I / CTRON
Tetrastyle temple with trigonal pediment decorated with pellet, globes for acroteria, in central intercolumnare statue
of Asklepios with snake staff
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3868
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (205) No. 8.26.46.16 corr. (this coin, writes in error "Laureate head r.")
F+, green patina
JochenJul 31, 2016
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ELAGABALUS, Victory Denarius 218-222 CE. Limes Denar Mule with reverse of Alexander Severus 5 viewsObverse: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providence standing left, holding baton above globe at foot & cornucopia. (Alexander Severus) 18.6 mm.,2.9 g.
See discussion on this coin @
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=88040.0
NORMAN KJul 31, 2016
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ELAGABALUS, Victory Denarius 218-222 CE. Limes Denar Mule with reverse of Alexander Severus 2 viewsObverse: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providence standing left, holding baton above globe at foot & cornucopia. (Alexander Severus) 18.6 mm.,2.9 g.
See discussion on this coin @
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=88040.0
NORMAN KJul 31, 2016
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Augustus Denarius RIC 40756 viewsAugustus Denarius. Struck 13 BC by C Sulpicius Platorinus. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head right / C SVLPICIVS PLATORIN, Augustus and Agrippa seated side-by-side. RSC 529. 18.5mm, 3.61g2 commentsAldoJul 31, 2016
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Maximian (286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D)17 viewsӔ Antoninianus
O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG , radiate , draped bust right .
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long sceptre, Epsilon in lower centre. XXI in ex .
Cyzicus mint, 293 A.D.
21mm
4.8g
RIC V 607 E, Cohen 53
2 commentsMatJul 30, 2016
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Lucius Verus, RIC 1429 Rome 161-169 C.E. 5 viewsLucius verus Orichalcum sestertius, RIC III 1429, Cohen 190 Rome
Obverse - L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate head right.
Reverse - TR POT V IMP III COS II S C, Parthian captive seated left on pile of shields, trophy left.
20.8 g, 30.3 mm
NORMAN KJul 30, 2016
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Sear 08102 viewsHeraclius (610 641 CE). Follis, weight 5.99g, diameter 26mm. Mint of Constantinople, first officina; regnal year numerals illegible Abu GalyonJul 30, 2016
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Caracalla, Billon-Tetradrachm, Antioch Syria8 viewsBillon-Tetradrachm of, 198-217 AD., Antioch mint in Syria.
Obverse: B AY T K M A ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CΕ, laureate & draped bust right.
Reverse: ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ, eagle with open wings standing facing, head right wreath in its beak, star over crescent between feet . weight is 16,03gr. 28.86 mm., Prieur 239
NORMAN KJul 30, 2016
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Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, 26. Elagabal, HrHJ (2015) 8.26.22.13 (rev. only)8 viewsElagabal, AD 218-222
AE 26, 9.91g, 25.93mm, 0
struck under governor Novius Rufus
obv. AVT K M AVRH - ANTWNEINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind, laureate, r.
rev. VP NOBIOV ROFOV NIKOPOLITWN / PROC IC (WN and PR ligate)
in l. and r. field TR - ON
Glykon snake with crown in 4 elaborated coils erecting r.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1998 (like ex. #2, Wien; but Pick doesn't differentiate between different
dies)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015):
rev. No. 8.26.22.13 (same die)
obv. e.g. No. 8.26.3.4 (Hera, same die)
abou VF, glossy green patina
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Caracalla Denarius3 viewsObv. M AVR ANTON CAES PONTIF, bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Caracalla standing left, holding baton and sceptre; trophy to right.
Diameter 17mm, Weight: 2.65g
RIC 13a; RSC 505.
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Elagabalus sestertius4 viewsObv: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: VICTORIA ANTONINI AVG., Victory advancing r., holding wreath and palm branch
Weight: 21.6g , Diameter: 29mm.
Mint: Rome
Date: 219-220AD
Ref: RIC IV 377, C. 297, Sear RCV 7582
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Septimius Severus denarius4 viewsSeptimius Severus denarius
Obv:- L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, Laureate head right
Rev:- VICTORIAE AVGG FEL, Victory flying left holding wreath with both hands over shield set on low base
Minted in Laodicea-ad-Mare. A.D. 198 - 202, 19mm, 3.32 grams
Ref: BMCRE 678. RIC 516. RSC 719
Nero 30Jul 29, 2016
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Antoninus Pius0 viewsSilver Denarius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Antoninus Pius

Rome mint, 157 - 158 A.D.
Fine, obverse text partially off flan
17.0 mm / 2.991 g / 0

Obverse: "ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II", laureate head right.
Reverse: "TR POT XXI COS IIII", Annona standing right with rudder and modius with corn ears, foot on prow to right.

RIC 275. RSC 1039.

MyID: 020B
TenthGenJul 29, 2016
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Antoninus Pius0 viewsAE Sestertius
Roman Imperial - The Principate

Antoninus Pius

Rome mint, 140 A.D.
Fair to Fine, Very dark surfaces. Several scratches. Obverse better than reverse.
36.0 mm / 20.12 g / 0

Obverse: "ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P", laureate head right.
Reverse: "S-C", Italia seated on globe, holding cornucopiae and scepter, ITALIA in exergue.

RIC 746a. Cohen 464. BMC 1641.

MyID: 017A
TenthGenJul 29, 2016
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Probus, Egypt, Alexandria BI tetradrachm60 viewsEgypt, Alexandria. Probus. A.D. 276-282. BI tetradrachm (20.8 mm, 8.07 g)
Dated RY 3 = A.D. 277/8.
Obverse: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CEB, laureate and draped bust right
Reverse: L-Γ,( year 3) eagle standing facing, head right, with wreath in its beak. Milne 4566; Curtis 1867; Emmett 3985.
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