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Roman bridge in Misis-Mopsuestia over the Pyramus0 viewsRoman bridge in Misis-Mopsuestia over the Pyramus. Constantius II built this magnificent bridge over the Pyramus (Malalas, Chronographia, XIII; P.G., XCVII, 488) afterwards it was restored by Justinian (Procopius, De Edificiis, V. 5) and it has been restored again recently. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mopsuestia Joe SermariniMay 28, 2016
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05 Diocletian: Lugdunum follis.1 viewsFollis, 303-305 AD, Lugdunum mint.
Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG / Laureate bust of Diocletian facing left.
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Genius standing, altar at feet, chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera, and cornucopiae. Star in right field.
Mint mark: PLC
8.52 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #177a; Sear unlisted.
CallimachusMay 28, 2016
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SINOPE, PAPHLAGONIA AE160 viewsOBVERSE: Winged head of young Perseus
REVERSE: SINW-PHS, cornucopiae between two pilei of the Dioskouroi, each surmounted by a star
Struck at Sinope, 120-100 BC
4.09g, 16mm
SNG Cop 306, SNGvA 231, Sear 3713
LegatusMay 27, 2016
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(0217) DIADUMENIAN (as Caesar)3 views217 - 218 AD
AE 27 mm; 12.70 g
O: K M OΠΠEΛ ANTΩNI ∆IA∆OYMENIANOC, bare head right;
R: VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTRΩ, Homonoia (Concordia) standing left, wearing kalathos, patera in right hand over lit and garlanded altar, cornucopia in left hand.
Nikopolis ad Istrum mint; Varbanov I 3676
laneyMay 27, 2016
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(0253) GALLIENUS2 views253 - 268 AD
Ć (10 Assaria) 30 mm, 13.43 g.
O: ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC CЄΒ, laureate & draped bust of Gallienus right, “I” (mark of value) before bust
R: ΠЄPΓ AIΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia
LYCIA-PAMPHYLIA, PERGA; cf. SNG Von Aulock 4719; SNG Copenhagen 357
laneyMay 27, 2016
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Syracuse, Sicily, Tyrant Agathokles, 317 - 289 B.C.13 viewsSilver tetradrachm, Ierardi 40 (O7/R23), SNG ANS 639 (same dies), SNG Delepierre 701, SNG Lloyd 1479, Boston MFA 460, HGC 2 1348 (S), SNG Cop -, SNG München -, gVF, superb classical style, excellent centering on a tight flan, toned, flan flaw on obverse, Syracuse mint, weight 16.954g, maximum diameter 25.2mm, die axis 270o, c. 317 - 310/305 B.C.; obverse head of Persephone (or Arethusa) left, crowned with grain, wearing triple-drop earrings and a pearl necklace, surrounded by three dolphins, NI below; reverse quadriga galloping left, young charioteer wearing long chiton, kentron in right hand, reins in left hand, triskeles above; ΣYPAKOΣIΩN over AI monogram in exergue; ex Helios Numismatik, auction 6 (9 March 2011), lot 345; scarce.

EX dear friend Andreas Reich.

EX FORVM ; *With my sincere thank and appreciation , Photo and Description courtesy of FORVM Ancient Coins Staff.

With an army of mercenaries, through deceit, and after banishing or murdering some 10,000 citizens, Agathocles made himself master of Syracuse and later most of Sicily. Machiavelli wrote of him, "It cannot be called prowess to kill fellow-citizens, to betray friends, to be treacherous, pitiless, and irreligious" and cited him as an example of "those who by their crimes come to be princes." According to the historian Justin, very early in life Agathocles parlayed his remarkable beauty into a career as a prostitute, first for men, and later, after puberty, for women, and then made a living by robbery before becoming a soldier and marrying a rich widow.

3 commentsSamMay 27, 2016
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Apollodotos II, c. 80 - 65 BC1 viewsAR drachm, 17mm, 2.4g, 12h; Western Punjab mint.
Obv.: BAΣIΛIΩΣΣ MEΓO ΣPO AI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY, diademed, draped bust right.
Rev.: Maharajasa tratarasa Apaladatasa in Karosthi; Athena Alkidemos advancing left, thunderbolt in right hand, aegis draped over extended left arm; monograms to lower left and right.
Reference: cf. SNG ANS 1573.
1 commentsJohn AnthonyMay 27, 2016
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Elagabalus, AD 218-2220 viewsAE15, 3.4g, 6h; Marcianopolis.
Obv.: AYT K M AYP ANTΩNINOC; Laureate head right.
Rev.: MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, bunch of grapes.
Reference: Moushmov 638
John AnthonyMay 27, 2016
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Cimmerian Bosporos, Pantikapaion1 viewsAE17, 4.6g, 6h; c. 325-310 BC.
Obv.: Head of Satyr left.
Rev.: Π-A-N; Head of bull left.
Reference: MacDonald 67; SNG BM Black Sea 890-3
Notes: jwt
John AnthonyMay 27, 2016
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Vetranio, RIC VIII 290, Siscia2 viewsVetranio AE Centenionalis
Obverse: DN VETRA-NIO PF AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; A and star flanking neck.
Reverse: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Vetranio standing facing, head turned left, holding labarum in each hand; star above, A in left field.
ASIS* in ex., Siscia mint, 25.1 mm diam., 6.0g
NORMAN KMay 27, 2016
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Dy.265 Philip VI (of Valois): Gros ŕ la queue1 viewsPhilip VI, king of France (1328-1350)
Gros ŕ la queue (09/27/1348 and 01/15/1349)

Silver (479 ‰), 3.33 g, diameter 26 mm, die axis 6h
O: inner circle: (crown)PHILIP-PVS.REX; legend interrupted by a cross pattée; outer circle: BHDICTV:SIT:nOmЄ:DNI:nRI:IhV.XPI
R: inner circle: +TVRONVS.CIVIS; châtel tournois with 3 archs under a crown; outer circle: a circlet of 12 lis

Philip VI is the first non direct capetian king. He is the cousin of the 3 former kings.
The Gros tournois hadn't changed since its creation by Saint Louis. During Philip VI's reign, 3 new types of Gros were struck, with lighter weight and less silver (twice less silver than a Gros tournois). These monetary difficulties may be related to the premisses of the One Hundred Years' war and French military defeats.
DrogerMay 27, 2016
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Dy.204 Philip III (the Bold): denier tournois 1 viewsPhilip III, king of France (1270-1285)
Denier tournois (1270-1280)

Billon (299 ‰), 1.00 g, diameter 18 mm, die axis 1h30
O: inner circle: +PHILIPVS.REX; cross pattée
R: inner circle: +TVRONVS.CIVIS.; châtel tournois

This is the exact continuation of previous denier tournois types.
DrogerMay 27, 2016
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L JULIUS CAESAR, AR Denarius4 viewsOBVERSE: CAESAR Head of Mars left in crested helmet
REVERSE: Venus Genettris with scepter, in chariot drawn by two Cupids left, lyre in field, contolmark above, L IVLI L F in ex.
Struck at Rome, 103BC
3.85g, 17mm
Cr320/1, Syd 593a.
2 commentsLegatusMay 27, 2016
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Arcadius, RIC 69c Antioch, 392-395 CE5 viewsObverse: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl diademed, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: GLORIA-ROMANORVM, emperor on horseback riding right, raising right hand
Quality is very fine with a black patina
Mintmark ANTB. RIC IX Antioch 69c, scarce
13.5 mm diam. 2.23 g
1 commentsNORMAN KMay 27, 2016
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Honorius, RIC IX 88c Constantinople 392-395 CE.0 views
Obverse: DN HONORIVS PF AVG (no obv. break), pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA-ROMANORVM, Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard and globe.Cross to left and right.
Mintmark CONSA. Constantinople mint 22,9 mm,3.9 g.
NORMAN KMay 27, 2016
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Gallienus (Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus) (253-268 A.D.)1 viewsSRCV 10415, RIC V S-673, Göbl 1616g, Van Meter 346

BI Antoninianus, 3.41 g., 20.87 mm. max., 180°

Antioch mint, struck during solo reign (260-268 A.D.), in 264 A.D.

Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate draped cuirassed bust right.

Rev: VIRTVS AVGVSTI, Hercules standing right, leaning on club set on a rock on right, holding lion-skin right. Star in right field.

RIC rarity C, Van Meter VB1.
StkpMay 27, 2016
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Gallienus (Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus) (253-268 A.D.)1 viewsSRCV 10404, RIC V S-623, Göbl 1647b, Van Meter 337/3.

BI Antoninianus, 3.09 g., 22.70 mm. max., 0°

Antioch mint, struck during solo reign (260-268 A.D.), in 266 A.D.

Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate draped bust right.

Rev: VIRTVS AVG, Hercules standing left, holding club on ground with right hand, holding apples of the Hesperides in left hand, lion-skin draped left over arm. VII C [=COS VII] in exergue.

RIC rarity C, Van Meter VB1.
StkpMay 27, 2016
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4 viewsancientoneMay 27, 2016
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S.863 Eanred (Aldates)1 viewsStyca of Eanred, king of Northumbria (810-841)
Moneyer: Aldates
1.09 g, 12 mm diameter

O: +EAИRED RE
R: +AlDAτES
Motif: 1/1

Aldates was a moneyer of Eanred during the second phase of his reign. Aldates (also sometimes called Gadutels or even Badigils ?) did not coin for another monarch. Nice corrosion colors on the reverse of this coin.
DrogerMay 26, 2016
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D.399 Charles the Bald [Charles II] (Class 2, Dijon)1 viewsCharles the Bald, king of Franks (840-877)
Denier (Class 2, 864-875)

Silver, 0.91 g, 19.5 mm diameter, die axis 2h

O: +C[RATIA] D-I REX; carolingian monogram
R: +DIVIONI C[AST]RE; cross pattée with 2 globules

This is another example of Class 2 (GDR type). The coin is in a bad state, but is quite scarce.
DrogerMay 26, 2016
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Dy.148 Louis VII (the Young): denier parisis (Paris), 4th type1 viewsLouis VII, king of France (1137-1180)
Denier parisis (Paris), 4th type

Billon, 0.90 g, diameter 18-20 mm, die axis 3h
O: +LVDOVICVS RE; FRA/OCN
R: PA[R]ISII CIVIS, cross pattée

The second line on the field of the obverse must be read form right to left, so that one can read : Lvdovicvs rex franco(rum).
DrogerMay 26, 2016
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Nerva, AE dupondius, 97 CE Rome. 2 viewsObverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III P P, radiate head right.
Reverse: LIBERTAS PVBLICA, S-C, Libertas standing left, holding pileus and sceptre.
RIC 101; Cohen 120, 27.4 mm., 12.5 g.
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Domitian, RIC 405 Rome 81 - 96 C.E.3 viewsAE Dupondius
Obverse: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVII. Laureate head facing right.
Reverse: FORTVNAE AVGVSTI. Fortuna standing, holding cornucopia and rudder
RIC 405 Rome mint. 27.8mm., 12.7 g.
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Titus Flavius Vespasianus Augusta, RIC 230 c, Rome 80 CE3 viewsTitus, Dupondis
Obverse: IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII, Translate: Imperator Titus Caesar Vespasian August, great Pontiff, dressed in power tribunicienne, consel for the eight time. Titus bust left
Reverse: PAX AVGVST, S C, Translation: the peace of Augustus. Pax (peace) draped, standing left, holding a Caduceus in the left hand and in right hand a olive branch.
25 mm diam., 12.7 g
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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(0218) ELAGABALUS2 views218 - 222 AD
AE 25.5 mm max.;8.92 g
O: AVT M AVR ANTWNEINOC, radiate, draped bust right
R: VP NOBIOV ROVFOV NIKOPOLITWN PROC ICTRON, eagle standing facing between two standards, head left, wreath in beak
Nikopolis ad Istrum; ref. Moushmov 1432; Varbanov (Eng.) 4001

laneyMay 26, 2016
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Nero and Poppaea, Rome Provicincial Egypt, 54-68 CE 5 viewsRX71776. Billon tetradrachm, RPC I 5282, Geissen 168, Kampmann 14.85, Milne 223, SRCV I 2002, F, centered, toned, flat strike, Alexandria mint, weight 12.875g, maximum diameter 25.4mm, die axis 0o, 64 - 65 A.D.; obverse NEPΩ KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AY, radiate head right; reverse ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust of Poppaea right, date L IA right (year 11)
Poppaea was renowned for her beauty and voluptuous extravagance. Nero divorced his first wife Octavia to marry her in 62 A.D. Three years later, in a fit of anger, Nero kicked her in the abdomen. Pregnant, she died from her injuries.
1 commentsNORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Claudius, RIC I 116 1 viewsObverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR IMP P P, bare head left
Reverse: Minerva advancing right, holding a shield & brandishing a javelin.
S C across field
27.6 mm., 11.4 g
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Roman empire, Gratian, RIC 015c Siscia4 viewsObverse: DN GRATIANVS PF AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. D in left field
ASIS in ex. Siscia mint. 20.01 mm, 2.7 g.
1 commentsNORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Gratian, RIC 015c Siscia1 viewsObverse: DN GRATIANVS P F AVG diademed draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advacing left, holding wreasth and palm. R in left field
*ASIS IN EX. AE3 20.03 MM., 2.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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16 viewsMichele ZMay 26, 2016
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12 viewsMichele ZMay 26, 2016
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11 viewsMichele ZMay 26, 2016
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11 viewsMichele ZMay 26, 2016
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Sear 18253 viewsAnonymous Class C Follis. Weight 6.40g, diameter 28mm.Abu GalyonMay 26, 2016
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Tiberius, as caesar, RIC I 470 Rome, 10 CE1 viewsCopper AS
Obverse : TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMPERAT -(or v). Bare head right.
Reverse : PONTIFEX TRIBVN POTESTATE XII around large S C.
Rome mint. Rated R2 rare. 28.15 mm., 10.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, 64 – 12 BCE4 viewsCopper as, RIC Caligula 58, BMC II 161, SRCV I 556, Rome mint, 10.2 g, 27.6 mm diam.
Obverse - M AGRIPPA L F COS II. Head left wearing a rostral crown.
Reverse - S - C . Neptune standing left, dolphin in right, trident vertical behind in left. Counter mark above left.
Military commander, Friend of Augustus, Grandfather of Caligula, Great-grandfather of Nero.
NORMAN KMay 26, 2016
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Vespasian RIC-80035 viewsAR Quinarius
Rome mint, 75(?) AD
RIC 800 (C), BMC 285, RSC 594
Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG; Head of Vespasian, laureate, r.
Rev: VICTORIA AVGVST; Victory std. l., with wreath and palm
VF
Acquired from CGB, May 2016.

Quniarii struck during the Flavian era are exceedingly rare compared to the denarii. Vespasian's largest issue of quinarii are undated and most likely date to 75. The quinarii struck before 75 have AVGVSTI in the reverse legend, while those struck after 75 use the shorter AVGVST. This undated issue employs both forms, therefore it fits neatly to 75. Vespasian employed two traditional Victory types (advancing and seated) for the reverses. Striking this denomination was quite in keeping with the antiquarian flavour of the Rome mint during the reign.

Deeply toned with a decent portrait.
5 commentsDavid AthertonMay 26, 2016
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One Dinar islamic weight0 viewssingle pellet one side
19 mm wide, 5mm thick
4.21g
wileycMay 26, 2016
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Gallienus (Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus) (253-268 A.D.)1 viewsSRCV 10408, RIC V J-457, Göbl 1704b, Van Meter 338/7.

BI Antoninianus, 3.79 g., 22.79 mm. max., 0°

Samosata mint, struck during joint reign with Valerian (253-260 A.D.), in 259 A.D.

Obv: IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS P F AVG, radiate draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: VIRTVS AVG, Gallienus left, holding spear, receiving wreath from Roma right, holding spear and shield. Wreath above.

RIC rarity S, Van Meter VB1.
StkpMay 26, 2016
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Gallienus (Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus) (253-268 A.D.)0 viewsSRCV 10346, RIC V S-610, Göbl 1670k, Van Meter 254/1.

BI Antoninianus, 3.13 g., 22.57 mm. max., 180

Antioch mint, struck during solo reign (260-268 A.D.), in 267A.D.

Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right.

Rev: SALVS AVG, Apollo standing left, holding branch left, leaning on tripod right. PXV (+TR P XV) in exergue.

Salus/Hygieia was the goddess of health, and daughter of Aesculapius, god of medicine and healing, and Epione, goddess of soothing of pain.

RIC rarity C, Van Meter VB1.
StkpMay 26, 2016
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Augustus, Carteia Spain, Tyche & Neptune, 31 BCE-14 CE1 viewsAugustus 27 B.C.E.- 14 C.E.
AE Semis, 21.3 mm., 4.5 g. RPC I 122, Villaranoga 71
Obverse - CARTEIA, Turrited bust of Tyche right
Reverse - DD, Neptune standing left, holding dolphin and trident
NORMAN KMay 25, 2016
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Istros, Thrace3 views400 - 350 B.C.
Silver drachm
4.77 gm, 17 mm
Obverse: facing male heads, left inverted
Reverse: IΣTPIH, sea-eagle grasping a dolphin with talons facing right, Δ I - I below dolphin
BMC No.1905,0305.12;
SNGuk_0901_0251;
Sear 1669 var;
[AMNG 441]
1 commentsJaimelaiMay 25, 2016
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Hadrian Denarius - Adoptio (RIC 3c)7 viewsAR Denarius
Rome, late 117 AD
3.24g

Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian (R)
IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANO OPT AVG GER DAC

Rev: Hadrian and Trajan standing facing each other
clasping hands in sign of adoption of Hadrian.
ADOPTIO in exergue.
PARTHIC DIVI TRAIAN AVG F P M TR P COS PP

RIC 3c RSC 4

The circumstances surrounding Hadrian's adoption and ultimate accession have long been clouded in mystery. Trajan never made a public endorsement of him, or any other potential candidate as heir. Dio Cassius reported that Trajan's widow Plotina actually secured Hadrian's adoption, announcing the adoption posthumously through letters signed in her own hand rather than Trajan's. Either way, ADOPTIO was announced on August 9, AD 117, though the emperor's death was still kept secret from the public. Two days later, on the 11th, when Trajan's death was finally declared, the Syrian legions hailed Hadrian as the new emperor and the matter was reduced to a mere formality awaiting Senatorial approval.
2 commentsKained but AbleMay 25, 2016
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Princely States of India, Indore: British Protectorate (AH1173-1221 / 1759-1806) AR Ľ rupee, Maheshwar, AH1208 (KM#56.2)1 viewsSpongeBobMay 25, 2016
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Marcus Lepidus Imperator30 viewsLaureate head of Roma (?) right

M LEPIDVS
Below equestrian statue of M. Aemelius Lepidus (consul 187 and 175 BC) right, carrying trophy

Rome, 61 BC

3.79g

Rare!

Sear 371, RPC 419/1, CRR 827-828b

Freed from a NGC Holder, graded strike 4/5; surface 4/5.

Marcus Lepidus strikes this coin early in his career as moneyer. After Julius Caesar's assassination he became Pontifex Maximus and formed the Second Triumvirate with Antony and Octavian. He would keep his post as Pontifex Maximus until his death. The office then became the sole procession of the Emperors.
5 commentsJay GT4May 25, 2016
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Asia Minor, Lydia, Hierocaesarea, Tyche, Artemis5 viewsLydia, Hierokaisareia
Pseudo-autonomous issue
Time of the Severans (193-235)
Obv: IЄPOKAICAPЄIA, Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right.
Rev: IЄPOKAICAPЄIA, Artemis advancing right, drawing bow.
AE, 4.58g, 20.9mm
Ref.: ?
Ex Pecunem Auction 42, Lot 489
1 commentsshanxiMay 25, 2016
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Delmatius, Caesar 335-337 C.E. RIC VII 155 3 viewsObverse - FL DELMATIUS NOB CAES. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse - GLORIA EXERCITVS. Two soldiers facing, standard between each hold spear in outer hand, inner hand on shield.
SMH in ex. Heraclea mint, 14 mm, 1.4 g. Very rare.
NORMAN KMay 25, 2016
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Crispus as Caesar, RIC VII 23 Heraclea, 317 CE5 viewsCrispus, Caesar. 317 CE AE Follis 3.1 g, 18 mm
Obverse: DN FLIVL CRISPVS SNOB CAES, Laureate bust left with mappa, globe and sceptre.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with 7 roes of blocks and three turrets above.
dot MHTF in ex. Heraclea mint
NORMAN KMay 25, 2016
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Asia Minor, Mysia, Pergamon, Philetairos, Athena, Asklepios 4 viewsMysia, Pergamon
AE16, 282 - 263 B.C.
Pergamene Kingdom, Philetairos
Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev: ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ, Asklepios seated left, feeding snake out of patera.
AE, 3.01g, 15.7mm
Ref.: SNG France 1643-9; SNG von Aulock 1363.
Ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser 1989
Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection
Ex Pecunem Auction 42, Lot 194

shanxiMay 25, 2016
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S.867 Redwulf (Cuthberht)1 viewsStyca of Redwulf, king of Northumbria (844)
Moneyer: Cuthberht
1.04 g, 12 mm diameter

O: +REDVLF REX
R: +CVDBEREhτ
Motif: 1/1

Another styca Redwulf/Cuthberht with different dies. In addition to the h and the τ (hard to distinguish on this coin), the shape of the B is characteristic of Cuthberht.
DrogerMay 25, 2016
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S.869 Osberht (Winiberht)2 viewsStyca of Osberht, king of Northumbria (849-867)
Moneyer: Winiberht
1.33 g, 12.5 mm diameter

O: OSBERCHT RE (outward)
R: V⁖INIBERH⁖T.(outward)
Motif: 1c/2a

Winiberht is a scare moneyer who only struck for Osberht.
DrogerMay 25, 2016
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Constans Centenionalis Fel Temp Reparatio hut3 viewsAE Centenionalis
Constans, 337-350 CE
Diameter: 19 mm, Weight: 4.20 grams, Die axis: 6h

Obverse: D N CONSTANS PF AVG
Diadem, draped, and cuirassed bust to left, holding globe.

Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Helmeted soldier advancing right, leading small child from hut beneath tree.

Mint: CONSЄ*: Constantinopolis

Notes:
- This coin depicts a small figure with quite foreign features, for example the upright hair. This depiction is quite common, particularly to some Eastern mints, as noted on Bill Welch's excellent hut site. This is why the small figure is sometimes described as a 'barbarian'. However there are plenty of other plausible interpretations. I wonder if the figure is possibly intended to be a personification of paganism, and the Christian soldier (also described as the emperor himself) is leading the small, dishevelled and impoverished figure to greater things. Another possible interpretation is that Rome is once again to lead the impoverished masses to a better life following the decades of unrest.
- ‘FELix TEMPorvm REPARATIO’ = Happy times restored.
- This type was issued at 13 different mints, each using a different tree, shrub or plant.

Ex Bill Welch hut collection eBay UK 2016, eBay 2006
PharsalosMay 25, 2016
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Huszár 576, Pohl 117-43, Unger 449d, Réthy II 121, Frynas H.27.41 viewsHungary. Sigismund (Zsigmond, in Hun.) of Luxembourg (1387-1437; Holy Roman Emperor 1433-1437).

AR denar, .54 g., 14.03 mm. max., 90°

Obv: mOn • SIG-ISmVnDI, Patriarchal cross.

Rev: + REGIS VnGARIE ETC, Four-part shield (Árpádian stripes and Brandenburg eagle), •• above.
The type was struck in 1390-1427.

Huszár/Pohl rarity rating 4

This emission was struck with a fineness of 0.582 silver and an average weight of 0.51 g. (per Huszár). 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.
StkpMay 25, 2016
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Huszár 576, Pohl 117-16, Unger 449β, Réthy II 121, Frynas H.27.40 viewsHungary. Sigismund (Zsigmond, in Hun.) of Luxembourg (1387-1437; Holy Roman Emperor 1433-1437).

AR denar, 49 g., 14.16 mm. max., 90°

Obv: mOn SIG-ISmVnDI, Patriarchal cross, n in lowest right corner.

Rev: + • REGIS VnGARIE ETC •, Four-part shield (Árpádian stripes and Brandenburg eagle), m above.

The type was struck in 1390-1427. This privy mark was struck in 1399-1405 in Nagybánya (now Baia Mare, Romania) by Marcus of Nurenberg, oberkammergraf.
Huszár/Pohl rarity rating 4. Unrecorded variety (no pellet between words on obverse; pellets with style of A on reverse).

This emission was struck with a fineness of 0.582 silver and an average weight of 0.51 g. (per Huszár). 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.
StkpMay 25, 2016
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Licinius II, Alexandria Mint0 viewsObv/ DN VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C; helmeted and cuir. bust r.; holding spear and shield.
Rev/ IOVI CONSERVATORI Jupiter stg. l., chalmys across l., shoulder, holding globe and scepter with eagle, before, eagle with wreath, behind seated captive.
Ref/ RIC VII 30 =R2
SMALA in exergue
MayadiggerMay 24, 2016
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Licinius II, Alexandria Mint1 viewsLicinius II AE 3 Struck c. 321-324 AD

3gm & 17mm

Obv/ DN VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C; helmeted and cuir. bust r.; holding spear and shield.
Rev/ IOVI CONSERVATORI Jupiter stg. l., chalmys across l., shoulder, holding globe and scepter with eagle, before, eagle with wreath, behind seated captive.
Ref/ RIC VII 30 =R2
SMALB in exergue
Ref/ RIC VII, 30 = R@
MayadiggerMay 24, 2016
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(02) AUGUSTUS2 viewsca. 11 BC - 12 AD
AE 18 mm; 5.13 g
O: Diademed head of Rhoemetalces I (client King of Thrace) right;
R: Bare head of Augustus right;
Thrace; RPC I-1718; SNG Cop 1192; BMC 7-9
laneyMay 24, 2016
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Pseudo-autonomous issue, (138-268 A.D.), Troas, Alexandria, AE-22, BMC ???, COL AVG TROAD, Eagle standing front,18 viewsPseudo-autonomous issue, (138-268 A.D.), Troas, Alexandria, AE-22, BMC ???, COL AVG TROAD, Eagle standing front,
avers:- AL-EX-TRO, Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right.
revers:- COL AVG TROAD, Eagle flying right, bucranium in talons.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 22mm, weight:g, axes: h,
mint: Troas, Alexandria, date: 138-268 A.D., ref: BMC ; SNG Cop .,
Q-001
quadransMay 24, 2016
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090 Gallienus (253-268 A.D.), Troas, Alexandria, AE-21, BMC 177, COL AVG TRO, Eagle flying right,23 views090 Gallienus (253-268 A.D.), Troas, Alexandria, AE-21, BMC 177, COL AVG TRO, Eagle flying right,
avers:- IMP LICIN GALLIENV, Laureate, draped bust right.
revers:- COL AVG TRO, Eagle flying right, bucranium in talons.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 21mm, weight:5,25g, axes: h,
mint: Troas, Alexandria, date: 264-265-A.D., ref: BMC 177; SNG Cop 207.,
Q-001
2 commentsquadransMay 24, 2016
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BCC J242 viewsRoman Provincial
Caesarea Maritima
Domitian 81-96 C.E.
Obv: [DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS]
Laureate head right.
Rev: Minerva advancing left with trophy,
spear and shield.
AE22mm. 10.03gm. Axis:0
Judaea Capta series. Hendin III 749
v-dromeMay 24, 2016
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JULIAN II, RIC VIII 108 Sirmium 3 viewsJulian II, 361-363 CE. Ć 20.5 mm., 3.3 g. Sirmium mint.
Obverse: DN FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust right, holding spear forward and shield.
Reverse: VOT X MVLT XX in four lines across field within wreath; ASIRM.; LRBC 1619. hard green patina
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Dy.188 Louis VIII (the Lion) or IX (Saint Louis): denier tournois1 viewsLouis VIII, king of France (1223-1226) or Louis IX, king of France (1226-1270)
Denier tournois (1223-1250)

Billon, 0.70 g, diameter 19 mm, die axis 11h
O: +LVDOVICVS REX; cross pattée
R: +TVRONIS CIVI; châtel tournois

Just a slightly modified legend (TVRONIS instead of TVRONVS) with respect to the previous denier.
DrogerMay 24, 2016
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2777 PISIDIA, Baris Hadrian AE 17 Zeus standing3 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 2777; vA Pisid. II, 230-1 corr.

Obv. ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. ΒΑ [ΡΗ] ΝΩΝ
Zeus standing l., holding eagle on his r. hand, l. resting on sceptre.

2.60 gr
17 mm
6h
okidokiMay 24, 2016
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2325 PHRYGIA, Laodicea Hadrian Ae 20 Zeus standing3 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 2325; BMC 197

Obv. ΑΥ ΚΑ(Ι) ΤΡ(Α) ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum, seen from front.

Rev. ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ
Zeus standing facing, head l., holding Nike on his extended r. hand, l. resting on sceptre; at his feet, eagle standing on altar

6.90 gr
20 mm
12h
okidokiMay 24, 2016
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THRACE, ODESSOS4 views3rd - 2nd Century BC
AE 20 mm; 6.0 g
O: head of great god of Odessos or Zeus right;
R: [O∆]HΣITΩN, horseman riding right, wearing kausia, holding cornucopia, monogram below
Odessos mint; cf. SNG BM 290 ff.; SNG Stancomb 261 ff.; SNG Cop 670; SGCV I 1679
laneyMay 24, 2016
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(0198) CARACALLA--Kallatis3 views198 - 217 AD
AE 25.5 mm; 8.80 g
O: AY K M AYP ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind;
R: KAΛΛATIANΩN, bearded figure riding right on horseback, E in exergue
Thrace (Moesia Inferior), Kallatis mint; cf Varbanov I 311 var., AMNG I/I 319 var
laneyMay 24, 2016
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Constantius Gallus, RIC 356 Siscia1 viewsConstantius Gallus AE3
Obverse: DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA ROMANORVM, soldier holding a single labarum Chi-Rho.
Mintmark SIS Siscia mint. 19.1 mm, 2.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Constantius Gallus, Sirimun RIC 530 viewsConstantius Gallus AE3
Obverse: DN CONSTANTIVS IVN NOB C, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare-headed, bearded, reaching backwards.
Mintmark dot BSIRM dot, 18.4 mm, 2.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Constantius Gallus, Rome RIC 2742 viewsConstantius Gallus AE3
Obverse: DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare-headed, bearded, reaching backwards.
Mintmark R epsilon, 18.6 mm, 2.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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012 Domitian AR Denarius1 viewsDomitian. AR denarius (18.1 mm, 3.36 g, 7 h). Rome mint, struck A.D. 81.
Obv: IMP CAESAR DOMITIANVS AVG, laureate head right
Rev: TR P COS VII, draped throne, back decorated with grain ears. RIC 3; BMCRE 2; RSC 554a.
Ex: William Rosenblum Coins Ex:Agora Auctions March 22, 2016 lot 52-174
Purchased from Agora Auctions March 22, 2016.
orfewMay 24, 2016
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Roman empire, Constans, RIC VIII 27 Heraclea0 viewsRare left facing Constans as Augustus
Obverse: CONSTANS PF AVG, laurel and rosette diademed, draped & cuirassed bust left.
Reverse: GLORIA EXER CITVS, two soldiers standing facing each other and holding a spear in one hand and resting the other hand on shield withone standard between them.
SMHE in ex. Heraclea mint. 16.15 mm., 2.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Constans, RIC VIII 27 Heraclea2 viewsRare left facing Constans as Augustus
Obverse: CONSTANS PF AVG, laurel and rosette diademed, draped & cuirassed bust left.
Reverse: GLORIA EXER CITVS, two soldiers standing facing each other and holding a spear in one hand and resting the other hand on shield withone standard between them.
SMHE in ex. Heraclea mint. 16.15 mm., 2.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Asia Minor, Lydia, Hierocaesaraea, Marcus Aurelius, Artemis, stag 1 viewsLydia, Hierocaesarea
Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Obv: [Μ] ΑV οVΗΡοС [ΚΑΙСΑΡ], bare-headed, lightly bearded bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right.
Rev.: ΙΕΡΟΚΑΙСΑΡΕΩΝ, Artemis standing, right., drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow; to right, stag
AE, 5.47g, 19mm
Ref.: RPC online, Volume 4, 2823 (temporary)
shanxiMay 24, 2016
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Roman empire, Gratian, RIC 14c , Siscia27 viewsGratian AE3
Obverse: D N GRATIANVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Gratian standing right, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-ro and holding captive by hair. S over dot in left field and B over hooked A in right field.
delta SISCE in ex. Siscia mint, 18.1 mm, 2.6 g.
1 commentsNORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Gratian, RIC 14c , Siscia2 viewsGratian AE3
Obverse: D N GRATIAN P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Gratian standing right, holding labarum inscribed with Chi-ro and holding captive by hair. S in left field and D in right field.
SISCE in ex. Siscia mint, 18.1 mm, 2.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Valerian I AE 30 - Aegeae1 viewsAegeae
Cilicia
Valerian I
[…] OYAΛEPIANOC CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; serpent staff before
[…]IKOC ACKΛHΠIOC AIΓAEΩN T
Prize crown with two palms on table; amphora below, purse to either side
Bronze
30 mm
21.87 gr
6 h
SNG France 2, 2388 (same dies); SNG Levante 1803 var. (rev. legend)
Vladimir PMay 24, 2016
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Asia Minor, Lydia, Hierocaesaraea, Artemis, forepart of stag 1 viewsLydia, Hierokaisareia
Pseudo-autonomous issue
First half of the second century
Obv: draped bust of Artemis Persica right, with quiver at left shoulder, bow and arrow at breast
Rev.: ΙΕΡΟΚΑΙСΑΡΕΩΝ, forepart of stag kneeling right
AE, 3.06g, 17x18.3mm
Ref.: RPC online, Volume 3, 1863
shanxiMay 24, 2016
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Nabatean Kingdom, Aretas IV & Huldu, Meshorer 541 viewsAretas IV Philopatris, 9 BC - AD 40
Nabatean: Harithath
AR - Drachm, 3.53g, 14mm
Petra, 6/5 BC
obv. Nabatean legend: [HRTT M]LK - NBTW RHM '[MH] (counterclockwise)
= Harithath Malik Nabatu Rahem Amh = Harithath, king of the Nabateans, lover of his
people
Bust of Aretas IV, diademed, draped and laureate, r.
rev. Nabatean legend: HLDW MLKT - [NBTW SNH 4] (counterclockwise)
= Huldu Malikat Nabatu Shanah 4 = Huldu, queen of the Nabateans, year 4
Bust of Huldu, draped, diademed and veiled
ref. Meshorer 54
rare, about VF, sand patina

RHM 'MH, lover of his people, is the translation of Greek Philopatris.
JochenMay 24, 2016
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Asia Minor, Mysia, Pergamon, Philetairos, Athena, serpent2 viewsMysia, Pergamon
AE15, 282 - 263 B.C.
Pergamene Kingdom, Philetairos
Obv.: Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with a griffin
Rev.: [ΦI]ΛETA[IΡOΥ], Serpent coiled right, H monogram to left.
AE, 14.6mm, 2.49g
Ref.: SNG France 1650 var.
shanxiMay 24, 2016
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2 Scripula weight0 viewsLarge B in Pellets
11 by 11 by 1.5mm
2.09g
H.366
wileycMay 24, 2016
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1999 ISAAC COMNENUS OF CYPRUS AG TETARTERON S-1999 DOC 10B CLBC 6.3.71 viewsOBV Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne with back; r hand raised in benediction holds scroll in l. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross.

REV Full length figure of emperor on RIGHT. crowned by virgin nimbate on l.. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar piece, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in L hand scepter cruciger and in r. anexikakia. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.

Size 18.72mm

Weight 2.9gm

This issues in Cyprus have a small amount of silver in them 1.5% make them more related to the Metropolitan issue of the empire.

DOC list 1 examples with a weight of 2.84 gm and sized at 19mm

This issue is considered to be very rare, 5/5 , Grierson considers it to be an error of S-1998 and I must agree, still a wonderful piece to add to my collection.

SimonMay 24, 2016
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1975F MANUEL AE Tetarteron S-1975 DOC 18 CLBC 4.4.5.1 viewsOBV Bust of St. George facing beardless wearing nimbus, tunic, cuirass and sagion and holding spear in r. hand and in l. hand shield.

REV Bust of emperor, bearded , wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece and jeweled loros of a simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum headed scepter, and in l. Globus cruciger.

Size 22.06mm

Weight. 4.7gm

This is a Thessalonica minted coin, it contains no silver. It is believed to be valued at 1/864 Hyperpyron and the Metropolitan (Constantinople) issues at 1/288 Hyperpyron. This coins are much more common than Metropolitan coins and very abundant in today’s marketplace.

Very nice example of a common coin. aEF

DOC lists 23 examples with weights ranging from 2.78gm to 7.16gm with sizes from 19mm to 24mm.
SimonMay 24, 2016
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1980d MANUEL AE HALF TETARTERON S-1980 DOC 23 CLBC 4.4.92 viewsOBV Bust of St. George, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate, and Saigon; holds in r. hand spear, and in l. shield.

REV Bust of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum headed scepter, and in l. Globus cruciger.

Size 16.57 mm

Weight 2.3gm

This is a Thessalonica minted coin, it contains no silver. It is believed to be valued at 1/864 Hyperpyron and the Metropolitan (Constantinople) issues at 1/288 Hyperpyron.The half tetartera at 1/1728 Hyperpyron. These coins are much more common than Metropolitan coins and very abundant in today’s marketplace.

This example is beautiful considering its size. I would grade aEF , rarity 1/5 Common coin , uncommon condition.

DOC lists 7 examples with weights ranging from .91 gm to 2.26 gm with sizes from 14mm to 17mm.
1 commentsSimonMay 24, 2016
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Constantine I, RIC VII 90 Heraclea8 viewsRIC VII 90 Constantine I AE3. 326-327 C.E.
Obverse - CONSTANTINVS AVG. diademed head right, ladder shaped diadem with two dots between segments.
Reverse - DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG around VOT dot XXX in wreath, dot SMHA in ex. Heraclea mint
17 mm diam., 3.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Roman empire, VETRANIO EMPEROR, RIC VIII 296 Siscia, CAPTIVE AT FEET3 viewsBronze AE 2, RIC VIII 296, diameter 18.5 mm 2.1 g, Siscia mint, 350 C.E.
Obverse: DN VETRANIO P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VIRTVS AVGSTORVM, emperor, standing right, holding spear and globe, at feet seated captive, ASIS in ex
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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VETRANIO EMPEROR, RIC VIII 296 Siscia, CAPTIVE AT FEET5 viewsBronze AE 2, RIC VIII 296, diameter 18.5 mm 2.1 g, Siscia mint, 350 C.E.
Obverse: DN VETRANIO P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VIRTVS AVGSTORVM, emperor, standing right, holding spear and globe, at feet seated captive, ASIS in ex
NORMAN KMay 24, 2016
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Dy.177 Philip II (Augustus): denier tournois (Tours)2 viewsPhilip II, king of France (1180-1223)
Denier tournois (Tours)

Billon, 0.92 g, diameter 19 mm, die axis 10h30
O: PHILIPVS REX; croix pattée
R: +TVRONVS CIVI; châtel tournois

This is the first denier tournois, nearly with the standard and final legend TVRONVS CIVI(S).
DrogerMay 23, 2016
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Dy.176 Philip II (Augustus): denier tournois (Saint Martin de Tours)2 viewsPhilip II, king of France (1180-1223)
Denier tournois (Saint Martin de Tours)

Billon, 0.96 g, diameter 18.5 mm, die axis 7h
O: PHILIPVS REX; croix pattée
R: +SCS MARTINVS; châtel tournois

The livre parisis was a standard for minting coins (and for unit of accounts) inherited from the Carolingians.
In 1203, John (Lackland) lost Anjou to Philip II. The deniers minted at the Saint Martin abbey in Touraine were considered as very stable. So Philip II decided to adopt the livre tournois (tournois means "of Tours", Tours is a French city in Anjou close to Saint Martin abbey) as a new standard denier and unit of account. Livre parisis and livre tournois coexisted for some time but the livre tournois quickly outstripped the livre parisis as a unit of account. Deniers parisis ceased to be struck a little more than a century later, but livre parisis existed till 17th century.
Of course, SCS MARTINVS imeans read Sanctus Martinus (Saint Martin). The name of the abbey was temporarily kept on the deniers tournois, but was soon replaced by the name of the city of Tours.
DrogerMay 23, 2016
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Dy.164 Philip II (Augustus): denier parisis (Paris)2 viewsPhilip II, king of France (1180-1223)
Denier parisis (Paris)

Billon, 1.04 g, diameter 19 mm, die axis 9h
O: PHILIPVS REX; FRA/OCN
R: PARISII CIVIS, cross pattée

Philip II's denier parisis is very similar to his father's.
DrogerMay 23, 2016
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CONSTANTIUS II RIC VII 237d Siscia4 viewsConstantius II AE3 324-361 CE
Obverse: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C - Laureate bust right, cuirassed.
Reverse: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS - Two soldiers looking in at each other and both holding a spear between them, two standards. Exe: (dot) (delta) SIS (dot) Siscia mint: 334-335 CE
17.5 mm., 2.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Constantius II,Siscia RIC VIII 4083 viewsConstantius II, AE 3 of Siscia
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, curiassed bust right.
Reverse: SPES REIPVBLIC, Constantius in military dress standing left holding spear & globe.
Mintmark BSIS dot, Siscia, 17.1 mm,1.9 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Constantius II RIC VIII 93a Cyzicus2 viewsConstantius II, AE 3 of Cyzicus, 324-361 CE
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, curiassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is wearing a Phrygian helmet, reaching backwards. Γ Symbol in left field
Mintmark SMK delta, 22.8 mm., 5.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Domitian RIC-392A40 viewsAR Denarius
Rome mint, 85 AD
RIC 392A (R3), BMC - , RSC -
Obv: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: IMP XI COS XI CENS P P P; Minerva stg. l., with thunderbolt and spear; shield at her side (M3)
VF
Acquired from Incitatus Coins, May 2016.

A previously unknown Minerva type 3 from Domitian's rare sixth issue of denarii for 85. Until this coin recently surfaced only three of the four standard Minerva types were known for this issue, now all four are accounted for. Ted Buttrey was notified of this coin's existence and he has assigned it as RIC 392A in the Flavian RIC Addenda.

Well toned with rainbow hints and a stylish portrait.
5 commentsDavid AthertonMay 23, 2016
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Roman empire, Constantius II RIC VIII 369g, Siscia0 viewsConstantius II, AE 3 of Siscia, 324-361 CE
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, curiassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is wearing a Phrygian helmet, reaching backwards.
Mintmark gamma SIS reversed Z, Siscia, 19.08 mm, 2.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Constantius II, Siscia RIC VIII 369g, 324-361 CE3 viewsConstantius II, AE 3 of Siscia
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, curiassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is wearing a Phrygian helmet, reaching backwards.
Mintmark gamma SIS reversed Z, Siscia, 19.08 mm, 2.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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RIC 3, p.090, 479d - Marcus Aurelius, Spes 3 viewsMarcus Aurelius
AR Denar, Rome
Obv.: AVRELIVS CAES ANTON AVG PII F, head bare
Rev.: TR POT XIII COS II, Spes advancing left, holding flower, raising skirt
Ag, 3.32g, 16.2mm
Ref.: RIC III (A.P.) 479
shanxiMay 23, 2016
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Aeolis, Elaea, (c. 350-300 B.C.), AE-10, SNG Cop 169,170, E/Λ//--, Olive wreath,32 viewsAeolis, Elaea, (c. 350-300 B.C.), AE-10, SNG Cop 169,170, E/Λ//--, Olive wreath,
avers: Helmeted head of Athena left.
revers: E-Λ to left and right of barley corn in olive wreath.
exerg: E/Λ//--, diameter: 10,0 mm, weight: 1,36g, axes: h,
mint: Aeolis, Elaea, date: c. 350-300 B.C., ref: SNG Cop 169,170,
Q-001
quadransMay 23, 2016
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one Numsima weight0 viewsdisc 16 by 2mm
4.28g
wileycMay 23, 2016
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One Numisma3 viewslarge N arch around
19 by 19 by 3 mm
4.55g
Hendin 349,352
Bendall 103,104
wileycMay 23, 2016
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Constantius II RIC VIII 145s, Aquileia7 viewsObverse: FLIVL CONSTANTIVS NOBC: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS: two soldiers holding spears and shields with one standard between them.
dot AQS in ex. Aquileia mint.
RIC VIII 145s Aquileia 16.8 mm., 1.5 g. rated R4
1 commentsNORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Roman Empire, Constantius II RIC VIII 145s, Aquileia1 viewsObverse: FLIVL CONSTANTIVS NOBC: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS: two soldiers holding spears and shields with one standard between them.
dot AQS in ex. Aquileia mint.
RIC VIII 145s Aquileia 16.8 mm., 1.5 g. rated R4
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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62 Constantius I as Caesar: Cyzicus post reform radiate.1 views"Post-Reform Radiate," ca 295 - 299 AD, Cyzicus mint.
Obverse: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES / Radiate bust of Constantius.
Reverse: CONCORDIA MILITVM / Galerius standing, receiving globe (surmounted by Victory) from Jupiter, also standing and holding sceptre.
Mint mark: K B
3.71 gm gm., 22 mm.
RIC #18a; Sear #14104.
CallimachusMay 23, 2016
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Roman Empire, Constantius II RIC VIII 84 Nicomedia1 viewsSilvered AE 22
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG: pearl diademed, draped bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing a fallen horseman who is bearded, wears cap, reaching backwards.
Dot SMNA gamma ex. Gamma in left field.
RIC VIII 84 Nicomedia. 21.81 mm., 4.8 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Constantius II RIC VIII 84 Nicomedia1 viewsSilvered AE 22
Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG: pearl diademed, draped bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing a fallen horseman who is bearded, wears cap, reaching backwards.
Dot SMNA gamma ex. Gamma in left field.
RIC VIII 84 Nicomedia. 21.81 mm., 4.8 g.
NORMAN KMay 23, 2016
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Valerian - BI antoninianus1 viewsAntioch / Samosata
255-256 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG
turreted woman standing right, presenting wreath to Valerian standing half left, wearing military dress, holding scepter
RESTITVT ORI_ENTIS
1st emission
RIC 286var (Büste), RSC 188var (dito), MIR 1677e.
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Valerian - BI antoninianus0 viewsAntioch
254-255 AD
radiate and draped bust right
IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG
Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus
FORTVNA REDVX
RIC V 214; MIR 36, 1561a; RSC 75
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Salonina - BI antoninianus0 viewsColonia Agrippina
c. 257-258 AD
diademed and draped bust on crescent right
SALONINA AVG
nimbate Segetiae or Ceres facing in four-columned temple, both hands raised
DEAE SEGETIAE
Göbl MIR 902c, RIC V J5 (Lugdunum mint), RSC IV 36, Elmer 96, SRCV III 10631
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Probus - AE antoninianus0 viewsSerdica
277 AD
radiate bust left wearing consular robe, holding eagle tipped scepter in right hand
IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG
Sol facing in quadriga, head left, wearing chalmys, raising hand, holding whip
S_OL_I INVICTO
KAΓ
4th emission
RIC V-2 Serdica 861
ex Petr Schimandl
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Probus - silvered antoninianus1 viewsCyzicus
276 AD
1st emission
radiate, draped bust right from behind
IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG
Pobus standing in military dress right, holding, globe, receiving eagle-tipped scepter from Jupiter standing left, holding globe and long scepter
CLEMENTIA TEMP
XXIP
RIC 905
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Philip I - AR antoninianus0 viewsRome
248 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
IMP PHILIPPVS AVG
Philip I and Philip II on horses right, rising hands
VI_RTVS AVGG
E
8th emission
RIC IV 10; RSC 241a
ex Lanz
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Philip I - AE sestertius1 viewsRome
249 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
Roma sitting in octastyle temple, holding ? and scepter
SAECVLVM NOVVM
S C
10th emission
RIC IV 164; Banti 52
ex Gitbud and Naumann
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Maximian - BI antoninianus1 viewsstruck by Carausius
Londinium
292 - mid 293 AD
radiate and cuirassed bust right
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Pax standing half left holding palm branch and long scepter
PAX__A_VGGG
S_P
MLXXI
RIC V 34
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Macrinus - AR denarius1 viewsRome
217 - 218 AD
laureate cuirassed bust right
IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG
Salus seated left, holding patera over altar from which a snakes rises to eat offering
SALVS PVBLICA
RIC 89 var. (backless chair type is listed for young bust only); RSC 116.
3,52g
ex Aurea numismatika
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Gallienus - BI antoninianus0 viewsViminacium / Antioch
254-255 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG
Venus half left leaning on shield, holding helmet and scepter
VENVS VICTRIX
RIC V 298
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Maximinus II - AE follis0 viewsCyzicus
306 AD
laureate head right
GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES
Genius standing left, wearing modius and chalmys, pouring libations from patera, holding cornucopia
GENIO AVGG ET__CAESARVM NN

RIC VI Cyzicus 20b / 24a
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Galerius - AE follis0 viewsAntioch
299-300 AD
laureate head right
GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
Genius standing left, wearing modius and chalmys, pouring libations from patera, holding cornucopia
GENIO POPV_LI ROMANI
Γ
ANT
RIC VI Antioch 53b
ex Gitbud Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Elagabalus - AR antoninianus1 viewsRome
218 AD
draped and cuirassed radiate bust right from behind
IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm VICTOR ANTONINI AVG
RSC III 289a, BMCRE V 36, RIC IV 156, cf. SRCV II 7500 (obv legend, no cuirass)
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Constantius II - AE 2 (centionalis)0 viewsstruck under Vetranio
Siscia
19.1. - 25.12. 350 AD
Pearl-diademed draped ciurassed bust right
D N CONSTAN_TIVS P F AVG
A / *
Constantius standing left, holding labarum, being crowned by Victory
HOC SIG_NO VICTOR ERIS
A
•BSIS*
RIC VIII Siscia 291
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Commodus - AE as0 viewsDoublestrike - coin was flipped between strikes

Rome
175-176 AD
draped bust right from behind
COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM SARM
jug, knife and sprinkler left, lituus and simpulum right
PIETAS AVG
S C
RIC III 1539 (Aurelius); MIR 18, 341-17/13; BMC 645, 1533
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Caracalla - AR denarius0 viewsRome
201-202 AD
laureate and draped bust right from behind
ANTONINVS__PIVS AVG
Quinquereme with four oarsmen, hortator and three seated persons left, two signa at stern
ADV_ENT AVGG
RIC IV 120; RSC 3
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Aurelian - AE antoninianus0 viewsSiscia
X - XI 270 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right wearing paludamentum
IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG
Uberitas facing head left holding purse and cornucopia
VBERITAS AVG
Q
Issue 1
V 5924-5; RIC1st 208 http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/coin/1983
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Aurelian - AE antoninianus0 viewsSiscia
XI 270 AD
radiate and cuirassed bust right
IMP AVRELIANVS AVG
Genius standing left, modius on head, holding patera and cornucopia
GENIVS IL_LVR
* / S
Issue 2, Phase 2
LV 6046-7; RIC1st 223 var. http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/coin/2017
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Aurelian - AE as0 viewsRome
early - IX 275 AD
laureate and cuirassed bust right
IMP AVRELIANVS AVG
Aurelian standing left, wearing military dress, holding long scepter clapsing hand with Severina standing right, radiate bust of Sol above
CONCOR_DIA__AVG
Γ
Issue 11
BNC p.307; RIC1st 80 http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/coin/1874
ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Eudoxia - AE 30 viewsAntioch
401-403 AD
diademed and draped bust right, hand of god above
AEL EVDO_XIA AVG
Victory seated right, inscribing christogram on shield set on cippus
SALVS REI_PVBLICAE
ANTΓ
RIC X Arcadius 104 (S), LRBC II 2800, DOCLR 288, SRCV V 2800
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Eudoxia - AE 30 viewsConstantinople
9.1.400 - 401 AD
diademed and draped bust right, hand of god above
AEL EVDO_XIA AVG
Eudoxia seated facing, hands folded over breast, crowned by hand of god, cross left
GLORIA RO_MANORVM
CON?
RIC X Constantinople 77 (S gamma) / 78 ( B, gamma, delta) LRBC II 2218 / 2220, SRCV V 20887
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Lesbos, Mytilene (400-350 B.C.), AR Hemidrachm. BMC 12 , Female head right,29 viewsLesbos, Mytilene (400-350 B.C.), AR Hemidrachm. BMC 12 , Female head right,
avers: Head of Apollo right
revers: Female head (Aphrodite?) right, hair rolled.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 9,8-10,0 mm, weight: 1,21g, axes: 0 h,
mint: Lesbos, Mytilene, date: 400-350 B.C., ref: BMC 12.
Q-001
quadransMay 22, 2016
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2772 PISIDIA, Baris Hadrian ae 21 Zeus 3 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 2772; Cop 106; von Aulock Pisid. II, 228-9

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with aegis on l. shoulder

Rev.ΒΑ [ΡΗ] ΝΩΝ
Zeus seated l., holding thunderbolt in his r. hand, l. resting on sceptre

4.70 gr
21 mm
6h
okidokiMay 22, 2016
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Roman empire, Constans, RIC VIII 57 Thessalonica1 viewsObverse: CONSTANS PF AVG, laurel and rosette diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: GLORIA EXER CITVS, two soldiers standing facing each other and holding a spear in one hand and resting the other hand on shield withone standard between them.
SMTS in ex. Theswsalonica mint. 16.84 mm., 1.4 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
Phrygia,_Apameia__AE-20_ca_133-48_BC_Head_of_Zeus_r__A_AME_HPAKLE_EGLO_SNG_Cop_183_Q-001_11h_20mm_8,45g-s.jpg
Phrygia, Apameia, (cc. 133-48 B.C.), SNG Cop 183, AE-20, Apameia mint, AΠAMEΩN, HPAKΛEI EΓΛO, Cult-statue of Artemis Anaitis seen from front,40 viewsPhrygia, Apameia, (cc. 133-48 B.C.), SNG Cop 183, AE-20, Apameia mint, AΠAMEΩN, HPAKΛEI EΓΛO, Cult-statue of Artemis Anaitis seen from front,
avers: Laureate head of Zeus right.
revers: AΠAMEΩN, HPAKΛEI EΓΛO, Cult-statue of Artemis Anaitis seen from front, Herakle and Eglo magistrates.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 20mm, weight: 8,45g, axes: 11h,
mint: Phrygia, Apameia mint, date: 133-48 B.C., ref: SNG Cop 183, SNG von Aulock 3470, BMC 67,
Q-001
quadransMay 22, 2016
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L. Rustius. (74 B.C.)11 viewsAR Denarius
O: Helmeted head of Mars right; mark of value below chin.
R: Ram standing right. L RVSTI" in exergue.
Rome Mint
3.64g
19mm
Crawford 389/1; Sydenham 782; Rustia 1
4 commentsMatMay 22, 2016
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Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus2 viewsVBERITAS AVG
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 22, 2016
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Volusianus antoninianus1 viewsPVDICITIA AVG
Antiochia mint
very rare
TibsiMay 22, 2016
Philippus_II_PMTRP_VI_COS_PP_ph13_b.jpg
Philippus II. antoninianus1 viewsP M TR P VI COS P P
Antiochia mint
very rare
TibsiMay 22, 2016
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Philippus II. antoninianus1 viewsROMAE AETERNAE
Antiochia mint
scarce
TibsiMay 22, 2016
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Gallien - IOVI VICTORI0 viewsGALLIENVS . P . F . AVG
IOVI VICTORI
Jupiter nu debout ŕ gauche sur un cippe, tenant une victoriola de la main droite et un sceptre long de la gauche ; sur le cippe est inscrit en deux lignes : IMP/ C E S ("Imperator Cum Exercito Suo”, L'empereur avec son armée)
PYLMay 22, 2016
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Salonin - SPES PVBLICA0 viewsSALON VALERIANVS CAES
SPES PVBLICA
L'Espérance marchant ŕ gauche, relevant sa robe de la main gauche et tenant une fleur de la main droite
PYLMay 22, 2016
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Valentinian I, RIC IX 15 Siscia 4 viewsVALENTINIAN I, AE3 CE. 364-375
Obverse: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing lert, holding wreath and palm. star over A in left field
Mintmark delta DISC, RIC IX Siscia 15, type xi var, 17.4 mm, 2.4 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
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Antoninus Pius AE 32 - Amisus1 viewsAmisus
Pontus
Antoninus Pius
ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩNINOC […]
Laureate head right
AMIC[…] ΕΛΕVΘΕΡΑC PΠΓ
Tyche seated left, holding cornucopia, resting arm on rudder which stands on small head of Thalassa
Bronze
32 mm
19.07 gr
6 h
RPC Online V.4, № 8000; P 1175
Vladimir PMay 22, 2016
v15.jpg
Valentinian I, RIC IX 15(a) Siscia6 viewsVALENTINIAN I, AE3 CE. 364-375
Obverse: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing lert, holding wreath andpalm. Star over R over O in left field.
Mintmark ? SISC, RIC IX Siscia 15a, 18.9 mm, 2.5 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
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Valentinian I, RIC IX 15(a) Siscia 5 viewsVALENTINIAN I, AE3 CE. 364-375
Obverse: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing lert, holding wreath and palm. No field marks
Mintmark delta SISC, RIC IX Siscia 15a, type xi var, 18.7 mm, 2.7 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
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Cilicia (Tarsos?) - AR tetartemorion2 viewsuncertain satrap
400-350 BC
king with bow and dagger right
head of Hermes left, wearing petasos
Troxell & Kagan –; SNG France –; SNG Levante –; cf. CNG EA, 295, 263., Helios Numismatik, Auktion 5, 25. Juni 2010, Nr. 110.
ex Lanz 151-512, ex Pecunem 23-447, ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Vespasian - BI tetradrachm2 viewsAlexandria
29 Aug 69 - 28 Aug 70 AD
laureate head right
AYTOK KAIΣ ΣEBA OYEΣΠAΣIANOY
L B
Eirene standing left, holding flower and caduceus
EI_PH_NH
RPC II 2411, Milne 388, Curtis 252, Geissen 274, BMC Alexandria 232, Dattari 357, SRCV I -
ex Dionysos
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Trajan - AE 22 1 viewsStobi
100 AD
laureate head right
IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M TR P COS III
Asklepios standing in tetrastyle temple half right, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff; round shield in pediment
MVNI_CIPI S_TO_BENSIVM
Josifovski Stobi 56 (V8/R?); Varbanov III 3820, BMC Macedonia p. 104, 3; SNG Cop -, SNG ANS -, Lindgren -,
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Tarsos.jpg
Tarsos - AR obol1 viewsSatraps Datames or Pharnabazos
379-362 BC
head of Nymph? facing slightly left wearing earrings and necklace
bearded head of Ares? left wearing crested Attic style helmet
SNG France 303ff var.; SNG Levante 93
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Tabae.jpg
Tabae - AR drachm5 viewsArtemon son of Papius
1st century BC
head of Zeus right
Artemis standing right, quiver on shoulder, holding torch and arrow
APTEMΩΝ ΠΑΠΙΟΥ__AP TABHNΩΝ
BMC Greek (Caria, Cos, Rhodes) 19.p162; cf. SNG Copenhagen 531
Gitbud and Naumann
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Syracuse.jpg
Syracuse - AE0 viewsc. 212-133 BC
laureate head of Apollo left
tripod with lebes
ΣΥΡAK_OΣIΩN
Calciati p. 419, 212
ex Lucernae
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Soloi.jpg
Soloi - AR hemiobol0 views430-390 BC
helmeted head of Athena or Amazon left
grape
SNG France 154-157
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Skotousa.jpg
Skotussa - AE0 viewsc. 394-367 BC
head of young Herakles left wearing lion's skin
horse forepart right
Σ_KO ΦΠA
Rogers 541, fig. 299; Nomos 4, 1337; SNG Copenhagen 255.
2,15g
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Side - AR obol0 viewsc. 4th century BC
lion head right
helmeted head of Athena right
Atlan, Side 77 (dies Exemplar); SNG BN 738; SNG von Aulock 4774
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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Septimius Severus - AR drachm0 viewsCaesarea
194 AD
laureate head right
AV Λ CEΠ__CEOVHPOC
Mount Argaeus, star above
MHTPO__KAICAPI
ET B
Sydenham Caesarea 388; BMC Galatia p. 73, 219; SNG Cop 256
ex Gitbud Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Amyntas_III,_Macedonia,_Kings,_(393-369_B_C_),AE-16_Head_of_Herakles_r_AMYNTA,_eagle_right,_serpent_SNG_Ams_100,_SNG_Cop_518,_BMC_17__Q-001_2h_15,9mm_3,33gb-s.jpg
Amyntas III., Macedonia, Kings, ( 393 - 369 B.C.), BMC 17, AE-16, AMYNTA, Eagle right,44 viewsAmyntas III., Macedonia, Kings, ( 393 - 369 B.C.), BMC 17, AE-16, AMYNTA, Eagle right,
avers: Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress.
revers: AMYNTA, Eagle right, serpent in its claws, bending down to devour it.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 15,9mm, weight:3,33g, axes:2h,
mint: Amyntas III., Macedonia, Kings, date: c.393-369 B.C., ref: BMC 17, SNG Cop 518, SNG Ams 100,
Q-001
quadransMay 22, 2016
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Ptolemy I - AR tetradrachm3 viewsAlexandria
300 - 285 BC
diademed head with Aegis right
Δ (behind ear)
eagle standing left on thunderbolt
ΠTOΛEMAIOY_ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ
P / (ΠAP)
Svoronos 255; SNG Cop 70 - 71; Noeske 41 - 42 (284/3 B.C.); SNG Milan 8; Hazzard C1021; BMC Ptolemies p. 20, 59; Hosking -; Malter -,
ex Dionysos
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Pontos.jpg
Pontos - AE0 viewsuncertain mint
130-100 BC
horse head right, star with 8 rays
comet (or star with grain ear) 7 rays and tail
BM Black Sea 984; SNG Stancomb 653 corr.; HGC 7, 317.
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Philip_II_Antioch.jpg
Philip II - AR tetradrachm 0 viewsAntioch
249 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB
eagle right, wreath in beak
ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠAT Δ
ANTIOXIA / S C
McAlee 1042; Prieur 474
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Otacilia_Severa.jpg
Otacilia Severa - AR tetradrachm0 viewsAntioch
244 AD
diademed and draped bust on crescent right
MAP ΩTAKIΛ CEOYPAN CEB
eagle facing, head left, standing on palm branch, wreath in beak
ΔHMAΡX__EΞOVCIAC
S C
Prieur 324; BMC Galatia pg. 216, 540; SNG Copenhagen 279
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Orodes_II.jpg
Orodes II - AR drachm0 viewsEcbatana
57-38 BC
bearded and diademed bust left, wart on forehead, torque ends in griffin, star left, crescent over star right
archer seated on throne right, wearing balshyk and cloak, holding bow, anchor with trident-like end behind
BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKOY EYEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ
(TA)
Shore 261, Sellwood 48.9, Sunrise 381, SNG Cop 96; BMC Parthia p. 91, 195
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Olbia.jpg
Olbia - AE0 viewsc. 200-150 BC
laureate head of Apollo right; countermark - helmeted head (of Athena ?) right
lyre
E_P / B_A/ EI_(PH)
OΛBI
SNG BM Black Sea 637-8
same as: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-9834
ex Petr Schimandl
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Obulco.jpg
Obulco - AE as0 viewsUrkailtu and Neseltuko
mid 2nd century
female head right
OBVLCO
legend, plough above, grain ear below
URKaILTu / NESELTuKo
SNG BM Spain 1417-1428
ex Lucernae
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Nero_Eumenea.jpg
Nero - AE0 viewsJulius Kleon, magistrate
Eumenea
54-55 AD
draped bust right
NEΡΩN__ΣEBAΣTOΣ
Apollo standing half left, holding raven and labrys
EΥMENEΩN / IOΥΛIOΣ / KΛ_EΩN / AΡXIEΡEΥΣ AΣIAΣ
RPC I 3149
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Nero_Antioch~0.jpg
Nero - AR tetradrachm0 viewsAntioch
59-60 AD
laureate bust right wearing aegis
NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ Σ_EBAΣTOY
eagle standing on thunderbol left, palm branch left
Ϛ / HP
McAlee 256; Prieur 79; RPC 4180A
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Mylasa2.jpg
Caria, Mylasa? - AR tetartemorion0 views420-390 BC
forepart of lion right
pigeon left, pellet above and below
SNG Kayhan 947
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
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ELAGABALUS AE 180 viewsOBVERSE: AVT K M AVR ANTΩNINOC; Laureate head right
REVERSE: MAPKIANOPOLITWN; torch
Struck at Marcianopolis, 218-222 AD
2g, 18mm
Varbanov 1429
LegatusMay 22, 2016
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1 viewsCANADA, Tokens. Bas (Lower) Canada. Montreal.
CU Sou Token (27mm, 6.79 g, 12h)
Belleville (New Jersey) mint. Dies by John Gibbs. Struck 1838/9 or later.
AGRICULTURE & COMMERCE/ * BAS CANADA *, bouquet
UN/ SOU within wreath; TOKEN above, MONTREAL below
Charlton LC-28; Breton 702; Corteau 29B
ArdatirionMay 22, 2016
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1 viewsCANADA, Tokens. Bas (Lower) Canada. Montreal.
CU Sou Token (27mm, 6.59 g, 12h)
Belleville (New Jersey) mint. Dies by John Gibbs. Struck 1838/9 or later.
AGRICULTURE & COMMERCE/ * BAS CANADA *, bouquet
UN/ SOU within wreath; TOKEN above, MONTREAL below
Charlton LC-27A1; Breton 710; Corteau 43B
ArdatirionMay 22, 2016
CONSTANTIUS_II_189~0.jpg
Roman Empire, CONSTANTIUS II, RIC VIII 189d Thessalonica3 viewsObverse: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. Pearl diademed draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO. Soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare headed and reaching backwards. Delta in left field.
SMTS in ex. Thessalonica 17.1 mm diam. 2.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
CONSTANTIUS_II_189.jpg
CONSTANTIUS II, RIC VIII 189d Thessalonica4 viewsObverse: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. Pearl diademed draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO. Soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare headed and reaching backwards. Delta in left field.
SMTS in ex. Thessalonica 17.1 mm diam. 2.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 22, 2016
Gwalior_KM-22.jpg
Princely States of India, Gwalior: Daulat Rao (1794-1827) AR Rupee, RY3 (KM-22)2 viewsSpongeBobMay 22, 2016
image01048.jpg
1 viewsSpongeBobMay 22, 2016
image01050.jpg
0 viewsSpongeBobMay 22, 2016
image01059.jpg
0 viewsSpongeBobMay 22, 2016
Macrinus_Hierapolis.jpg
Macrinus - AR tetradrachm0 viewsHierapolis
217-218 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
AYT·K·M·OΠEΛ_·CE·MAKPINOC_·CE
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, lion right between legs
ΔHMAP·X·EΞ·VΠATOC
Prieur 943
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 22, 2016
Macrinus_Gadara.jpg
Macrinus - AR tetradrachm0 viewsGadara
217-218 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
AVT·K·M·OΠ·CE·_MAKPINOC C
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, Three Graces standing within wreath between legs
Δ_HMAPX_·EΞ·YΠATOC Π Π
Prieur 1606 var. (obv. legend)
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Macrinus_Edessa.jpg
Macrinus - AR tetradrachm0 viewsEdessa
217-218 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
AVT·KAI M O CEVHPOC MAKPEINOC C
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, shrine below
ΔHMAP·X·EΞ VΠATOC
Prieur 860 (same obverse die)
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Lysimachos_Kallatis.jpg
Lysimachos - AE0 viewsKallatis
c. 297-281 BC
head of young Herakles right wearing lion's skin
wreath of grain
BAΣI / ΛYΣI
Müller pl. XLII, 14; SNG Cop 1168, SGCV II 6822
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Lefkada.jpg
Leukas - AR stater1 views375-350 BC
pegasos flying left
Λ
head of Athena left wearing Corinthian helmet
ΛEYKA_DIΩN
Π
Pegasi 48/1
ex Rauch
ex Roma
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Laodicea_ad_Lycum.jpg
Laodikeia ad Lycum - AE1 viewsCornelius Dioskurides, magistrate
13-37 AD
bust of Men on crescent right wearing laureate Phrygian cap
ΛΑΟ_ΔΙΚΕΩΝ
eagle standing right, head left
(KOP) ΔΙΟΣΚOΥΡΙΔΗΣ
RPC I 2907; SNG Copenhagen 513
ex Savoca
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Cappadocia,_Kings,_Ariarathes_IX,_AR_dr__99-85_BC__Diad_head_of_Ariarathes_IV_right__BASLIEWS_ARIARAQOU_EUSEBOUS,AN_IG(year-13)87-BC_BMC-6_Q-001_h_18mm_4,0g-s.jpg
Cappadocia, Kings, Ariarathes-IX (99-85 B.C.), AR-Drachm, BMC-6, BAΣΛIEΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EYΣEBOYΣ, Athena Nicephorus standing left, #150 viewsCappadocia, Kings, Ariarathes-IX (99-85 B.C.), AR-Drachm, BMC-6, BAΣΛIEΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EYΣEBOYΣ, Athena Nicephorus standing left, #1
avers: Diademed head of Ariarathes IV right.
revers: BAΣΛIEΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EYΣEBOYΣ, Athena Nicephorus standing left, AN monogram in left field, holding Nike in right hand, shield and spear in left. date IΓ (regnal year 13 = 87 B.C.) in exergue.
exerg: -/-//IΓ, diameter:18mm, weight: 4,0g, axes: h,
mint: Cappadocia, Kings, Ariarathes-IX, date: IΓ (year-13), 87B.C., ref: BMC-6, SNG Copenhagen 900–903, Simonetta 9a, Hoover 845.
Q-001
quadransMay 21, 2016
Kyme.jpg
Kyme - AR hemiobol or tetartemorion0 views480-450 BC
head of eagle left
KY
quadripartite incuse square
SNG Cop 31; Klein 333. (hemiobol)
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
rjb_2016_05_08.jpg
Edward I, Newcastle mint, class 9b0 viewsmauseusMay 21, 2016
Kamarina.jpg
Kamarina - AE onkia0 views420-405 BC
Gorgoneion with smooth neat hair tied with ribbon protruding tongue
owl standing left, head facing, lizard in right talon
KAMA
B

Calciati vol III, p. 53, 15; SGCV I 1064 var; Jenkins 186; CNS III, 13.
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
imitation.jpg
imitation - AR diobol or quinarius0 viewsmaybe imitation of Augustus' quinarius from Emerita

laureate head right
something indeterminable
IMBA?
?
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Hadrian_Alexandria.jpg
Hadrian - BI tetradrachm1 viewsAlexandria
29 Aug 128 - 28 Aug 129 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AVT KAI__TRAI AΔPIA CEB
clasped hands
ΠATHP ΠATPIΔOC
L / IΓ
Kampmann 32.468, Geissen 994 ff., Milne 1274, Dattari 1525, SRCV II 3733
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Gordian_III_Caesarea.jpg
Gordian III - AE4 viewsCaesarea
243 - Feb 244 AD
laureate bust right
AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC
6 grain ears bundled together
MHTP KAIC B N
ET_Z
Bland 92. BMC 346-348
ex N. Andersen Collection
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Germanicus_Drusus_Sardes.jpg
Germanicus and Drusus - AE1 viewsstruck by Tiberius
Sardis
c. 14-17 AD
head of Germanicus right
ΓEPMANIKOΣ // KAIΣAPEΩN
head of Drusus right
ΔPOYΣOΣ // ΣAPΔIANΩN
RPC I 2992
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Domitian_Olba.jpg
Domitian and Titus - AE0 viewsOlba
69-81 AD
head of Domitian left
ΔOMITIANOY·KAIΣAPOΣ
head of Titus right
AYTOKPATOPOΣ·TITOY·OYEΣΠAΣIAN_OY·
RPC 1720
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Decius_Antioch.jpg
Trajan Decius - AR tetradrachm0 viewsAntioch
250-251
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AVT Κ Γ ΜE ΚV ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΔEΚΙΟС CEB
··
eagle standing on palm left
ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC
S C
McAlee 1126b; Prieur 578
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Decius_Alexandria.jpg
Trajan Decius - BI tetradrachm0 viewsAlexandria
249 - 28 Aug 250 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
Α Κ Γ Μ Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΔEΚΙΟС EV
Athena seated left, wearing helmet, holding scepter and Nike with wreath
L_A
Dattari 5075; Geissen 2812; Kampmann/Ganschow 79.10
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Claudius_Alexandria.jpg
Claudius - AE diobol0 viewsAlexandria
29 Aug 41 - 28 Aug 42 AD
laureate head right, star right
TI KΛAY KAI__CEBAC ΓEPM
bull butting right
AYTOKPA
L B
RPC I 5122; Milne 69; Geissen 73; Dattari 172; BMC Alexandria p. 11, 84; Kampmann 12.11; SNG Milan 631; Emmett 77; SNG Cop -; SNG Hunterian -,
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Brutii.jpg
Brettian league - AE drachm0 viewsBruttium
c. 216-203 BC
laureate head of Zeus right, stalk of grain behind
eagle standing left on lightning, cornucopia right, star above
BPET_TIΩN
SNG ANS 44; SNG Cop 1663; Pfeiler p. 22, 1; HN Italy 1942
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Augustus_Philippi.jpg
Augustus - AE1 viewsPhilippi
27 BC - 14 AD
head right
AVG
2 priests with yoke of 2 oxen right plowing the pomerium (sacred boundary)
RPC I 1656, Varbanov III 3770, SNG Cop 282, BMC Macedonia 86
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Assos.jpg
Assos - AR obol0 viewsc. 479-450 BC
gryffin right
lion head right
BMC Troas p. 36, 3; Weber 5318; SGCV II 4044; Klein - ; Rosen -; SNGvA -; SNG Cop -,
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
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Commodus (RIC 548 var., Coin #714)2 viewsRIC 548 var: Reverse legend (Rare), AE Sestertius, Rome, 186 - 189 AD.
OBV: M COMMODVS ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT; Laureate bust of Commodus right.
REV: PACI AETER P M TR P XIIII IMP VIII COS V P P S C; Pax seated left, holding branch and sceptre.
SIZE: 31.7mm, 20.40g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
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Germanicus (RIC 35, Coin #713)0 viewsRIC 35 (C), AE AS, minted under Caligula, Rome, 37 - 38 AD.
OBV: GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVGVST F DIVI AVG N; Bare head left.
REV: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT; Legend around large S C.
SIZE: 27.5mm, 9.78g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
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Antonia (RIC 92, Coin #712)0 viewsRIC 92 (C), Orichalcum Dupondius, minted under Clausius, Rome, 41 - 50 AD.
OBV: ANTONIA AVGVSTA; Bare-headed bust right, hair in long plait.
REV: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP S C; Claudius standing left, veiled and togate, simpulum in right.
SIZE: 27.5mm, 13.04g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
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Drusus (RIC 93, Coin #711)0 viewsRIC 93 (C), AE Sestertius, minted under Claudius, Rome, 50 - 54 AD.
OBV: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP; Bare head left.
REV: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP S C; Claudius, bare-headed and togate, seated left on curule chair, holding out branch with right, miscellaneous weapons and amour lying around.
SIZE: 31.9mm, 14.68g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
00710.jpg
Nero (RIC 314, Coin #710)1 viewsRIC 314 (C), AE AS, Lugdunum, 65 AD.
OBV: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P; Laureate bust right, globe at point of bust.
REV: S C; Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed S P Q R.
SIZE: 29.3mm, 10.06g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
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Florianus (RIC 1163, Coin #709)1 viewsRIC 1163 (Scarce), Silvered AE Antoninianus, Cyzicus, 276 AD.
OBV: IMP FLORIANVS AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
REV: CONCORDIA MILITVM (S); Victory standing right, offering wreath to Florian standing left holding scepter.
SIZE: 22.4mm, 3.88g
MaynardGeeMay 21, 2016
Ariobarzanes_I.jpg
Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios - AR drachm3 viewsEusebeia
67-66 BC
diademed head right
Athena standing left, holding Nike with wreath, spear and shield
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY
(MT)
ΘK
Simonetta 40b
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Antiochos_II.jpg
Antiochos II Theos - AR tetradrachm0 viewsSeleucie on Tigris
261-256 BC
diademed head of Antiochus I right
Apollo seated on omphalos left, holding arrow and bow
BAΣIΛEΩΣ // ANT_IOXOY
(HYP)_(ΠΩA)
Houghton-Lorber I 587.1c, SNG Spaer 385-6, Newell ESM 180
ex Lanz
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Alexander_Severus_Alexandria.jpg
Alexander Severus - BI tetradrachm1 viewsstruck by Elagabalus
Alexandria
222 AD
draped and cuirassed bust right
MAP AVP AΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC KAICAP
head of Zeus-Ammon right wearing Isis crown L_E
Emmet 3086; Dattari 4249
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Alexander_III_stater.jpg
unofficial Alexander III - AR stater0 viewsimitation of Carrhae
head of young Herakles right, wearing lion's skin
Zeus seated left, leaning on scepter, holding eagle (goose)?; crescent left
AΛEΞANΔPOY
(ΔIP)
?
Price B 40 (Var.) - Imitation Price 3816/3820?
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Alexander_III_obol.jpg
Alexander III - AR obol0 viewsuncertain mint
336-300? BC
head of young Herakles right, wearing lion's skin
Zeus seated left, leaning on scepter, holding eagle
AΛEΞANΔPOY
ex araich
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
Aesillas_Macedonia.jpg
Macedonia - AR tetradrachm0 viewsAesiallas Quaestor
Thessalonica
90-75 BC
diademed head of Alexander III right, Horn of Ammon
MAKEΔONΩN
Θ
club, money-chest (cista) left, quaestor's chair (sella curulis) right, all within laurel wreath
AESILLAS
Q
AMNG III 217. SNG Cop. 1330
ex Solidus
Johny SYSELMay 21, 2016
crdn.jpg
Crispus, RIC VII 104 Siscia3 viewsĆ Follis (18mm, 3.46g, 12h). Siscia, 319-320.
Obverse: IVL CRISPVS NOB C, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VIC LAETAE PRINC PERP, Two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT/P•R in two lines on altar
•ESIS•. Siscia mint. 18.8 mm, 3.0g
NORMAN KMay 21, 2016
q1q.jpg
Tacitus Bronze Antoninianus RIC V 936 viewsTacitus Antoninianus 275-276 CE.
Obverse: IMP CM CL TACITVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: SALVA AVG, Salus with patera and scepter standing before altar with snake.
XXI delta in ex. Rome mint, 22.3 mm., 3.6 g.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
con220.jpg
Constantine II, Siscia RIC VII 220 4 viewsConstantine II, 334-335 C.E., AE3
Obverse : CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C. Laureate bust right, cuirassed
Reverse : GLOR-IA EXERCITVS-ITVS. Two soldiers facing and holding a spear two standards between them.
ESIS in ex. Siscia 17.5 mm., 2.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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S.872 Redwulf/Herreth 2 viewsStyca of Redwulf, king of Northumbria (844)
Moneyer: Herreth
0.83 g, 13 mm diameter

O: +REDVLF RE
R: +NERRED (retrograd)
Motif: 1/1

Redwulf/Herreth and Redwulf/Odilo stycas are usually considered as irregular issues, struck during the civil war between Osberht and Aella. This hypothesis was made based on the study of metallurgic composition of Redwulf stycas. Consequently, Herreth and Odilo are thought to have struck only for Eanred.
DrogerMay 20, 2016
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Constantine II, Nicomedia RIC VII 189 4 viewsConstantine II, 324-340 C.E., AE3
Obverse : CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C. Laureate bust right, cuirassed
Reverse : GLOR-IA EXERCITVS-ITVS. Two soldiers facing and holding a spear two standards between them.
SMN in ex. Nicomedia 17.7 mm., 2.9 g.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
Chamba_KM-3.jpg
Princely States of India, Chamba: Charhat Singh (1808-1844) AE paisa, Mudra, ND (KM-3)2 viewsSpongeBobMay 20, 2016
Gwalior_SB-2_6.jpg
Princely States of India, Gwalior: Anonymous (1825-1829) AE Paisa Bhilsa, AH1243 (SB-2.6)3 viewsSpongeBobMay 20, 2016
Gwalior_SB-2_8.jpg
Princely States of India, Gwalior: Anonymous (1825-1829) AE Paisa, Bhilsa, AH124x (SB-2.8)2 viewsSpongeBobMay 20, 2016
Gwalior_SB-2_1.jpg
Princely States of India, Gwalior: Anonymous (1825-1829) AE Paisa, Bhilsa, ND (SB-2.1)2 viewsSpongeBobMay 20, 2016
image01004.jpg
0 viewsSpongeBobMay 20, 2016
Sear_0670.jpg
Sear 06702 viewsPhocas (602 – 610 CE) Half-follis, weight 5.99g, diameter 24mm. Mint of Cyzicus, struck in 603/4 (= regnal year 2), second officina.Abu GalyonMay 20, 2016
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Delmatius RIC 227b. Thessalonica 336-337 CE5 viewsObverse: FL DALMATIVS NOB C, laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right
Reverse: GLORI A EXER CITVS, two soldiers standing to either side of one standard, each holding reversed spear and resting on shield.SMTSB in ex. Thessalonica. RIC 227B,16.5 mm., 1.1 g,
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
Van__t_Haaff_9_1_Kamnaskires_V_drachm.jpg
Kamnaskires V1 viewsAR drachm, 54 - 32 BC
Van't Haaff 9.1
Robert L3May 20, 2016
Van__t_Haaff_12_3_1-1B_Kamnaskires-Orodes_drachm~0.jpg
Kamnaskires-Orodes2 viewsAE drachm, early to mid 2nd century AD
Van't Haaff 12.3.1-1B
Robert L3May 20, 2016
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Septimius Severus, Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior 193-211 CE6 viewsBronze AE 18
Varbanov I 2538
Obverse: AY KAI CE CEVHPOC, laureate head right.
Reverse: NIKOPOLITWN POC IC, Tyche standing left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
17.2 mm., 2.5 g.

NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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1819 AE 2 Oboli (Penny) of Greek Ionian Islands as British Protectorate under George III1 viewsObverse: IONIKON KPATOΣ:. Winged lion of St. Mark standing left, head wearing nimbus crown facing, and holding Bible containing seven arrows in outstretched paw; 1819 below.
Reverse: BRITANNIA. Britannia seated on globe facing left, shield leaning at her side, right hand resting on her right knee and holding laurel-branch, left hand holding trident.
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 34mm (Penny) | Weight: 18.4gm | Die Axis: 6h
KM 33 | Pridmore 18
Very Rare

The dies for this coin were engraved by William Wyon and the coin was struck at the Royal Mint in London.

Britain issued coins for the Ionian Islands based on the obol, equal to a British half-penny, intermittently until 1862. One obol was equal to four lepta up until 1834 when it was revalued at five lepta.
The obol was replaced by the Greek drachma when the Ionian Islands were given to Greece.

The Ionian Islands were seized by the British from the French when, in 1809, the French fleet was defeated off the island of Zakynthos (Zante). Britain immediately captured Zante, Cephalonia, Kythira and Ithaca and in 1810 took possession of Santa Maura as well. The islands of Corfu and Paxos remained occupied by the French until 1814 when they too surrendered to the British who then ruled all the islands until 1864.
With de facto British occupation the Ionian Islands were placed under the exclusive "amicable protection" of the United Kingdom. This arrangement was formalised in 1817 when the seven principal islands became the United States of the Ionian Islands formed as a British Protectorate. The seven main islands are represented by the seven arrows held by the winged lion of St. Mark depicted on the coins. The British greatly improved the islands' communications and introduced modern education and justice systems, but after Greek independence was established, the islanders pressed for union with Greece and they were ceded to Greece in 1864 as a gift of the United Kingdom to the newly enthroned King George.
*AlexMay 20, 2016
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1820 AE 2 Lepta (Farthing) of Greek Ionian Islands as British Protectorate under George III0 viewsObverse: IONIKON KPATOΣ:. Winged lion of St. Mark standing left, head wearing nimbus crown facing, and holding Bible containing seven arrows in outstretched paw; 1820• below.
Reverse: BRITANNIA•. Britannia seated on globe facing left, shield leaning at her side, right hand resting on her right knee and holding laurel-branch, left hand holding trident.
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 22mm (Farthing) | Weight: 4.67gm | Die Axis: 6h
KM 31 | Pridmore 21

The dies for this coin were engraved by William Wyon and the coin was struck at the Royal Mint in London.

Britain issued coins for the Ionian Islands based on the obol, equal to a British half-penny, intermittently until 1862. One obol was equal to four lepta up until 1834 when it was revalued at five lepta.
The obol was replaced by the Greek drachma when the Ionian Islands were given to Greece.

The Ionian Islands were seized by the British from the French when, in 1809, the French fleet was defeated off the island of Zakynthos (Zante). Britain immediately captured Zante, Cephalonia, Kythira and Ithaca and in 1810 took possession of Santa Maura as well. The islands of Corfu and Paxos remained occupied by the French until 1814 when they too surrendered to the British who then ruled all the islands until 1864.
With de facto British occupation the Ionian Islands were placed under the exclusive "amicable protection" of the United Kingdom. This arrangement was formalised in 1817 when the seven principal islands became the United States of the Ionian Islands formed as a British Protectorate. The seven main islands are represented by the seven arrows held by the winged lion of St. Mark depicted on the coins. The British greatly improved the islands' communications and introduced modern education and justice systems, but after Greek independence was established, the islanders pressed for union with Greece and they were ceded to Greece in 1864 as a gift of the United Kingdom to the newly enthroned King George.
*AlexMay 20, 2016
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Septimius Severus RIC 120 c Silver Denarius4 viewsObverse - L SEP SEV PERT AVG X. Laureate head right
Reverse - VICT AVG G COS II PP. Victory advancing left holding a wreath and a palm.
17.2 mm., 2.93 g - Struck197-198 C.E.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
1699_William_III_Farthing.JPG
1699 WILLIAM III FARTHING0 viewsObverse: GVLIELMVS•TERTIVS•. Laureate and cuirassed bust of William III facing right.
Reverse: BRITANNIA•1699. Britannia facing left, seated on shield and holding spear and olive-branch.
Diameter: 23mm | Weight: 4.3gms | Die Axis: 6h
SPINK: 3558

This portrait of William III was designed under John (Jan) Roettier (1631-c.1700) and his sons, Norbert and James. The Roettiers were medallists from a family whose members had distinguished themselves in the art for nearly two centuries. John was born in Antwerp, the eldest son, he learned the art of medal engraving and stone cutting from his father, Philip Roettiers who was a medallist and goldsmith. At an early age John was an assistant at the Antwerp Mint, but left in 1661 to go to London at the invitation of Charles II. In 1670 he became Chief engraver at the royal Mint, London, and remained at that post until 1698. Norbert Roettiers (1665-1727) was the third son of John Roettiers, with whom he apprenticed. In 1690 he was appointed Assistant Engraver at the Royal Mint, together with his brother James. James, however, was removed from his office at the mint in consequence of the theft of dies from the Tower of London and he died in 1698 after falling from his horse.
*AlexMay 20, 2016
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Septimius Severus Denarius, RIC 46, RSC 311, BMC 84 4 viewsSeptimius Service Denarius. Struck 194-195 C.E.
Obverse - L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP IIII. Laureate head right.
Reverse - MARS PATER. Mars walking right, holding spear in right hand, Trophy over left shoulder.
17.5 mm., 3.3 g.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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1828 GEORGE IV AE HALF FARTHING0 viewsObverse: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1828. Laureate head of George IV facing left.
Reverse: BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF: Britannia seated facing right, right hand resting on shield, left holding trident. Shamrock, Rose and Thistle (indicative of Ireland, England and Scotland respectively) in exergue.
Diameter 18mm | Axis 12
SPINK: 3826

This portrait of George IV, used on all his later coinage, was designed by William Wyon (1795 - 1851).

The half-farthing was first issued in 1828, a year later than the third farthing, for use exclusively in Ceylon. However, it is usually considered to be part of the British coin series as Ceylon used British currency at that time.
*AlexMay 20, 2016
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Commodus, Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum 177-192 CE.4 viewsObverse: M ANTWNEIN - OC KOMODOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: NEIKOPOLEI - TWN / PROC I, river god, bearded, leaning left, left hand with patera(?) on his knees, resting with left arm on urn from which water flows.
22 mm, 7.9 g
Reference a) AMNG 1/1, 1238 (1 ex., wien)
b) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.10.32.8
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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Commodus, Caesar, RIC 546cf, Augustus 179-192 CE.4 viewsCommodus bronze AE Sestertius
Obverse: M COMMODVS ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT, laureate head right.
Reverse: MINER VIC TR P VIII COS V DES VIS C, Minerva standing left, trophy behind.
26.6 mm, 15.7 g.
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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Two Unica weight0 viewsGamma cross Beta
within engraved wreath
30mm diameter
5mm thick
53.2g
Hending 119-122
wileycMay 20, 2016
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amulet lead2 viewswreath around cross, two pellets at end of each arm
4.02 g
25mm tall
wreath 17mm wide
wileycMay 20, 2016
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10 Oboloi weight0 viewsdouble U (byzantine number 5)
10 Oboloi (1 obols = 0.55g)
5.01 g 14 by 10 by 2mm
wileycMay 20, 2016
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Decentius AE2 Billon Majorina, 351-3 AD, Lugdunum mint3 viewsDecentius AE2 Billon Majorina, 351-3 AD, Lugdunum mint, 21m, 3.66g.

OBV: DN DECENTIUS NOB CAES, Barheaded, cuirassed bust right.

REV: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE. Two Victories holding wreath encircling Vota inscription, VOT / V / MVLT / X. Mintmark: RSLG

REF: RIC VIII Lugdunum 137; LRBC 228; SRCV 18882
Gil-galadMay 20, 2016
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Crispus, RIC VII 175 Siscia7 viewsObverse: IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C, Laureate head right
Reverse: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT X within wreath
Mintmark: gamma SIS palm branch
19.05 mm, 3.3 g
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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Roman Empire, Crispus RIC VII 175 Siscia2 viewsObverse: IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C, Laureate head right
Reverse: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT X within wreath
Mintmark: gamma SIS palm branch
19.05 mm, 3.3 g
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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Divus Constantine I Posthumous commemorative 6 viewsConstantine I AE 4 “Chariot to God” Constantine “The Great” 306-337 CE.
Obverse: DV CONSTANTI-NVS PT AVGG, veiled head right.
Reverse: no legend, Constantine in quadriga right, the hand of God, upper center, grasps the chariot.
SMKA in ex. Cyzicus mint RIC VIII 19
13.4 mm, 1.0 g
NORMAN KMay 20, 2016
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City Commemoratives - Thessalonica7 viewsCommemorating the transfer of power of the seat of the empire from Rome to Constantinople.
Obverse: CONSTANTINOPOLIS, crested helmeted laureate bust left of Constantinople AE3.
Reverse: No legend, Victory with wings open standing left, right foot on a vessels prow, holding scepter and leaning on a shield.
SMTSE in ex. Thessalonica mint. 18.9 mm, 2.2 g.
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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Macrinus - AR tetradrachm0 viewsBeroea
217-218 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AYT·K·M·OΠ_·CE·MAKPINOC·CE
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, winged creature below
ΔHMAPX·_EΞ·YΠATOC Π Π
B_E
Prieur 896
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Macrinus - AR tetradrachm 0 viewsAradus
217-218 AD
laureate and draped bust right
AVT K M OΠ CE MAKPINOC CE
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, head of bull below
ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠAT A
Prieur 1248?
ex Petr Schimandl
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Macrinus - AR tetradrachm1 viewsAntioch
217-218 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
AYT·K·M·OΠ·CE·MAKPINOC CEB
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, thigh of sacrificial animal below
·ΔHMAPX·EΞ·_VΠA·TO·
·Δ·_·E·
McAlee 721; Prieur 246
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm1 viewsZeugma
215-217 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AVT·K·M·A·_·ANTΩNEINOC__C_EB·
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak
ΔHMAPX EΞ__VΠATO Δ
Z_E
V
Bellinger 1940 129; BMC Greek (Galatia) 20.p126 (die match)
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm0 viewsTyre
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT KAI AN_TWNEINOC CE
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, murex shell and club below
·ΔHMAPX·EΞ·VΠATOC·TO·Δ·
Prieur 1547, Bellinger 303, BMC Greek (Phoenicia) 40, p.304
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm1 viewsRhesaena
215-217 AD
radiate, draped and cuirassed head right from behind
AVT KAI__ANTΩNEINOC CEB
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, shrine below
ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC TO Δ
Prieur 877?
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm1 viewsLaodicea ad Mare
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT·K·M·A· ·ANTΩNEINOC_·CEB·
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, star below
ΔHMAPX · EΞ·VΠATOC·TO'Δ'
Prieur 1179
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm1 viewsHeliopolis (Ba'albek)
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT K M A·_·ANTΩNEINO_C·CEB·
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, star over lion below
·ΔHMAPX EΞ·_VΠATOC TO Δ_·
Prieur 1194
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm4 viewsEmesa
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AY·T K M·AN···TWNEINOC C_E_·B·
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, bust of Shamash between legs
ΔHMAPX EΞVΠATOC TO Δ
o
Prieur 1000
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm0 viewsDamascus
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT KAI__ANTWNEINOC C_E_B
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, ram's head below
ΔHMAPX_·EΞ VΠATOC TO Δ
Prieur 1204/1205
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm0 viewsCyprus
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT KAI AN_TWNEINOC CE
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, grain ear below
ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO Δ
Prieur 1578
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm0 viewsCarrhae
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT·K·M·A·_·ANTΩNEINOC__·C_EB·
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, bucranium below
·_ΔHMAPX·EΞ·_VΠA·TO·Δ_·
Prieur 820
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm1 viewsCaesarea
215-217 AD
laureate bust right, draped shoulder
AVT KAI AN_TWNINOC CE
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, serpent-entwined torch below
ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC TO Δ
Prieur 1659A
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm0 viewsBerytus
215-217 AD
laureate bust right, draped shoulder
AVT·KAI·AN_TWNINOC CE·
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, prow below
ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC TO·Δ·
Prieur 1293
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm2 viewsAkko-Ptolemais
215-217 AD
laureate head right
AVT K M A__ANTΩNEINOC__CE_B
eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak, pilei topped by stars below
ΔHMAPX·EΞ·VΠATOC·TO·Δ·
Prieur 1222
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla - AR tetradrachm2 viewsCyrrhus
215-217 AD
radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding shield and spear over left shoulder, right hand raised
AYT K MA ANTΩ_NIN_OC C
eagle facing, head right, wreath in beak, filleted thyrsus below
ΔHMAPX EΞ__VΠATOC TO Δ
Prieur 915
ex Dionysos
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla, Moesia Inferior, Odessos 198-217 CE.9 viewsBronze AE 27,
Obverse: AVT K M AVP CEVHPOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right.
Reverse: OΔHCCEITΩN, Great god of Odessos standing left, wearing kalathos, holding patera over flaming altar and cornucopia
Varbanov I 4373 ff., Odessos mint, 9.49g, 26.7mm.
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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1166.21 var. EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian obol 136-37 AD Modius/Kalathos only one poppy3 viewsReference.
Emmett 1166.21; cf RPC 3, 6246; Dattari -; cf koln 1224

Obv.ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙ(Α)(Ν) ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СƐΒ
Laureate head right, drapery on left shoulder.

Rev. L-KA (year 21)
Modius with poppie and corn-ears; torch on either side

5.23 gr
18 mm
12h
okidokiMay 19, 2016
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Caracalla Denarius, RIC 957 viewsObverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: PONTIF TR PX COS II, Caracalla standing right, holding spear and parazoncium, right foot on helmet.
RIC 95, RSC 440, BMC 552.
19.3mm., 3.4 g.
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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1166.21 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian obol 136-37 AD Modius/Kalathos2 viewsReference.
Emmett 1166.21; RPC 3, 6246; Dattari 1926; Geissen vergl. 1224

Obv.ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙ(Α)(Ν) ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СƐΒ
Laureate head right, drapery on left shoulder.

Rev. LKA in ex. (year 21)
Modius with poppies and corn-ears; torch on either side

7.15 gr
20 mm
12h
okidokiMay 19, 2016
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1163 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Obol 126-27 AD Hawk standing left7 viewsReference.
Emmett 1163.11; RPC 3, 5688; Dattari 2043; Koln 963

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ - ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ СƐΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian r., drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. L ΙΑ
Hawk standing, left with Skhent (The crown of Upper and Lower Egypt.)

5.45 gr
19.5 mm
12h
2 commentsokidokiMay 19, 2016
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1920 ALEXIUS METROPOLITAN TETARTERON S-1920 DOC 33 CLBC 2.4.1 Grierson 10421 viewsOBV Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion holding gospels (open) in left hand.

REV Alexius bust facing wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece and paneled loros of simplified type and holds in r. hand labarum-headed scepter and in l. hand Globus crucifer.

Metropolitan Issues were minted in Constantinople, each of these coins had an added silver content of 3% ( 3.84 is recorded by Hendy) and were also issued more than likely with a very light silver wash (Silver traces are common on Metropolitan issues but intact fully silvered coins are very rare.) These more than likely were tariffed at a higher rate than the Thessalonica issues that have been shown to have no silver content. This would make them a separate denomination. Metropolitan issues are in general far scarcer than the Thessalonica issues. Grierson thought them to be for ceremonial use only, I disagree, it was a denomination used in the Capital

Size

Weight

All around very nice coin, I would consider the rarity for this coin 3/5

DOC catalog lists 13 examples with weights ranging from 2.9 gm to 4.7 gm and size from 17mm to 21mm

CLBC Lists weights from 2.93 to 4.80gm. Die Diameter 16mm
SimonMay 19, 2016
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Maximinus II as Augustus, AD 310-3120 viewsAE Follis, 20mm, 4.9g, 12h; Antioch mint.
Obv.: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG; Laureate head right, parallel laurel ties.
Rev.: GENIO-AVGVSTI; Genius standing facing, modius on head left, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, head of Sol in right hand, cornucopia in left; star - E // ANT
Reference: RIC VI Antioch 164b, E; Notes: CB
John AnthonyMay 19, 2016
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Alexander Jannaeus, 103-76 BC1 viewsAE lepton - Widow’s Mite, 2.7g, 16mm; Jerusalem mint.
Obv.: Hebrew script between Star rays (YHNTN HMLK) = “Yehonatan the king," surrounded by royal diadem.
Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ (of King Alexander in Greek), anchor upside-down as if hanging on the side of a boat.
Reference: Meshorer Group K; Hendin 1150.
John AnthonyMay 19, 2016
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Roman Empire, Delmatius RIC VII 1555 viewsObverse: FL DELMATIVS NOB CAES, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers facing, a standard between, with spear in outer hand and inner hand on shield.
SMHT in ex. Heraclea mint. rare 3
14 mm diam.1.4 g
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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ROMAN EMPIRE, CONSTANTINE I, CONSTANTINOPLE CAMPGATE RIC VII 007 ,4 viewsSilvered bronze AE3 Constantinople (CONS) mint. 18 mm dia.
Obverse CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laurate head right; reverse PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG, A in left field.
Campgate with 7 rows of blocks, two turrets, star above. CONS in ex.
19.1mm., 3.3 g.
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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CONSTANTINE I CONSTANTINOPLE CAMPGATE RIC VII 007 8 viewsSilvered bronze AE3 Constantinople (CONS) mint. 18 mm dia.
Obverse CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laurate head right; reverse PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG, A in left field.
Campgate with 7 rows of blocks, two turrets, star above.
CONS in ex. 19mm., 3.4 g.
NORMAN KMay 19, 2016
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1929J ALEXIUS AE TETARTERON S-1929 DOC 38 CLBC 2.4.52 viewsOBV Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds gospels open in l. hand. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross.

REV. Bust facing wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys; holds in r. hand scepter cruciger, and in l. Globus cruciger.

Size 20mm

Weight 2.5gm

This is a Thessalonica minted coin, it contains no silver. It is believed to be valued at 1/864 Hyperpyron and the Metropolitan (Constantinople) issues at 1/288 Hyperpyron. This coins are much more common than Metropolitan coins and very abundant in today’s marketplace.

DOC lists 9 examples with weight s running from 1.82gm to 5.10gm and size from 18mm to 22mm

This is a strange example, Alexius side fits the norm a bit cruder but with good detail, the Christ side lacks the book and Christ's blessing. Does not photograph well, beautiful in hand. Coin was a very recent find in Paphos Cyprus.
SimonMay 19, 2016
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Resized Byzantine Follis , Tetarteron1 viewsStrange find, an anonymous follis that was cut down to the size of a Tetarteron.

Size 20mm

Weight 5.0gm

Just an oddity in my collection but interesting.
SimonMay 19, 2016
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1969C MANUEL METROPOLITIAN TETARTERON S-1969 DOC 16 CLBC 4.4.31 viewsOBV Full length figure of Christ standing on a dais, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; right hand raised high in benediction holds Gospels in l. hand. Pellets in each limb of nimbus cross.

REV Full length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece, jeweled loros of a simplified type and Saigon; holds in right a labrum on a long shaft. On which X and in l. globus cruciger


Size 19.84

Weight 1.8gm

Cosmopolitan Issue were minted in Constantinople, each of these coins had an added silver content of 3% and were also issued with a very light silver wash (Silver traces are common on Cosmopolitan issues but intact fully silvered coins are very rare.) These more than likely were tariffed at a higher rate than the Thessalonica issues that have been shown to have no silver content. Cosmopolitan issue are in general far scarcer than the Thessalonica issues

DOC lists 11 examples with weights from 2.76 to 4.14 gm and sizes from 18mm to 20mm

This example is lighter than other recorded coins, it was found in Cyprus, It was minted in Constantinople, perhaps it was lost by a crusader heading to the holy land.

Interesting note, the X on the shaft seems to be added after minting, after looking at several examples they seem a different placement. Perhaps to easily differentiate it from John II variation of the same style of coinage.

SimonMay 19, 2016
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1929g ALEXIUS AE TETARTERON S-1929 DOC 38 CLBC 2.4.5 2 viewsOBV Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds gospels open in l. hand. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross.

REV. Bust facing wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys; holds in r. hand scepter cruciger, and in l. Globus cruciger.

Size

Weight

This is a Thessalonica minted coin, it contains no silver. It is believed to be valued at 1/864 Hyperpyron and the Metropolitan (Constantinople) issues at 1/288 Hyperpyron. This coins are much more common than Metropolitan coins and very abundant in today’s marketplace.

DOC lists 9 examples with weight s running from 1.82gm to 5.10gm and size from 18mm to 22mm

My nicest example. Very Fine




SimonMay 19, 2016
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1921A ALEXIUS Metropolitan TETARTERON S-1921 Doc 34 CLBC 2.4.2 Grierson 10432 viewsBust of Christ, bearded with cross behind head, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds gospels in l. hand. UU in fields of cross.

Rev Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r hand jeweled scepter and in l, gl. cr.

Size 16/19mm

Weight 4.0 gm

Metropolitan Issues were minted in Constantinople, each of these coins had an added silver content of 3% and were also issued with a very light silver wash (Silver traces are common on Cosmopolitan issues but intact fully silvered coins are very rare.) These more than likely were tariffed at a higher rate than the Thessalonica issues that have been shown to have no silver content. Cosmopolitan issue are in general far scarcer than the Thessalonica issues

DOC catalog lists 3 examples with weights ranging from 1.6gm to 3.49gm and size is universal at 18mm

The rarity of this coin I would say 4/5
SimonMay 19, 2016
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Nero, 54 - 68 AD3 viewsObv: IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Nero, facing right.

Rev: IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter seated left, holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a scepter in his left.

Silver Denarius, Rome mint, 66 - 67 AD

3.27 grams, 17.8 mm, 180°

RIC I 64, RSC 121, S1943 (variety), VM 8

Ex: FORVM
1 commentsMatt InglimaMay 19, 2016
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1921 ALEXIUS Metropolitan TETARTERON S-1921 Doc 34 CLBC 2.4.2 Grierson 10433 viewsBust of Christ, bearded with cross behind head, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds gospels in l. hand. UU in fields of cross.

Rev Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r hand jeweled scepter and in l, gl. cr.

Size 18mm

Weight 3.5gm

Metropolitan Issues were minted in Constantinople, each of these coins had an added silver content of 3% and were also issued with a very light silver wash (Silver traces are common on Cosmopolitan issues but intact fully silvered coins are very rare.) These more than likely were tariffed at a higher rate than the Thessalonica issues that have been shown to have no silver content. Cosmopolitan issue are in general far scarcer than the Thessalonica issues

DOC catalog lists 3 examples with weights ranging from 1.6gm to 3.49gm and size is universal at 18mm

All of the Constantinople coins are uncommon but this one appears very rarely, I would mark its rarity 4/5
SimonMay 19, 2016
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1978c MANUEL AE HALF TETARTERON S-1978 DOC 21 CLBC 4.4.8 0 viewsOBV Bust of Christ beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scrolls in l. hand. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross
.
REV Full length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing uncertain dress (stemma, short military tunic, breastplate and sagion?) holds in r. hand scepter cruciger and in l. Globus cruciger.

Size 18.63mm
Weight 3.1gm

DOC lists 3 examples with weights ranging from 2.66 gm to 2.75 gm with sizes all 20mm

This coin differs from S-1981 not only by size but DOC notes a beard on Christ on S-1981 where as S-1978 is beardless , I however am finding that a difficult distinction to concur with, the beard on Christ can be a simple dot on his chin, however with this style of coins I am finding the lighter weight coins with perhaps a beard with one dot on chin in another example a series of dots making the beard, in these larger and heavier beards the dot on the chin is still there but not as distinct. Interesting to note that Hendy did not note a beard in his 1969 book but in his latter DOC works he does, the earlier catalogs such as Ratto do note a difference in the two styles because of the weight and beard.
SimonMay 19, 2016
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1920a ALEXIUS METROPOLITAN TETARTERON S-1920 DOC 33 CLBC 2.4.1 Grierson 10423 viewsOBV Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion holding gospels (open) in left hand.

REV Alexius bust facing wearing stemma, divitision, collar piece and paneled loros of simplified type and holds in r. hand labarum-headed scepter and in l. hand Globus crucifer.

Metropolitan Issues were minted in Constantinople, each of these coins had an added silver content of 3% ( 3.84 is recorded by Hendy) and were also issued more than likely with a very light silver wash (Silver traces are common on Metropolitan issues but intact fully silvered coins are very rare.) These more than likely were tariffed at a higher rate than the Thessalonica issues that have been shown to have no silver content. This would make them a separate denomination. Metropolitan issues are in general far scarcer than the Thessalonica issues. Grierson thought them to be for ceremonial use only, I disagree, it was a denomination used in the Capital

Size 18mm

Weight 3.8gm

This coin has an excellent portrait of Christ, I would grade the coin EF/F

DOC catalog lists 13 examples with weights ranging from 2.9 gm to 4.7 gm and size from 17mm to 21mm
CLBC Lists weights from 2.93 to 4.80gm. Die Diameter 16mm
SimonMay 19, 2016
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Roman Empire, Titus Denarius RIC 1319 viewsTitus AR Denarius Rome Mint, 80 AD
O: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
R: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P; Tripod, with fillets streaming out l. and r., on which are ravens r. and l., and in the center, dolphin over wreath: ('exuviae' of Apollo, for 'pulvinar' of Apollo and Diana (?)).
- RIC 131 (R), BMC 82, RSC 323a

Reka Devnia hoard, recording only 3 specimens with ravens and the dolphin and 24 specimens of the regular type with only the dolphin. The dolphin, ravens, laurel and tripod are all symbols of Apollo. His most famous attribute is the tripod, the symbol of his prophetic powers. It was in the guise of a dolphin that Apollo brought priests from Crete to Delphi, explaining Apollo's cult title "Delphinios" and the name of the town. He dedicated a bronze tripod to the sanctuary and bestowed divine powers on one of the priestesses, and she became known as the "Pythia." It was she who inhaled the hallucinating vapors from the fissure in the temple floor, while she sat on a tripod chewing laurel leaves. After she mumbled her answer, a male priest would translate it for the supplicant.
2 commentsNemonaterMay 18, 2016
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Helena 13 viewsHelena
Obv FL HELENA AVGVSTA
(diademed, mantled , with necklace)
Rev SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE
(Securitas, lowering branch and holding pallium)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 299 CT 10.02.009 (S)
2.8g

NoviomagusMay 18, 2016
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Helena 22 viewsHelena
Obv FL HELENA AVGVSTA
(diademed, mantled , with necklace)
Rev SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE
(Securitas, lowering branch and holding pallium)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 299 CT 10.02.009 (S)
2.9g

NoviomagusMay 18, 2016
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Nabatean Kingdom, Aretas IV, Meshorer 1153 viewsAretas IV Philopatris, 9 BC - AD 40
Nabatean: Harithath
AE 15, 2.01g
Petra AD 39/40
obv. Laureate head of Aretas IV, with moustache, hairs fallen down to neck
[in r. field H (for Harithath)]
rev. HRTT (from r. to l.), within wreath
ref. Meshorer 115
rare, about VF, sand patina as usual
1 commentsJochenMay 18, 2016
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Constantius Gallus, RIC VIII 122 Constantinopolis7 viewsConstanstantius Gallus AE 3, 351-354 CE
Obverse : DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, bare headed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse : FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare headed, bearded, reaching backwards.
Dot in center field.
CONS in ex. Constantinople, 17.48 mm., 2.5 g.
NORMAN KMay 18, 2016
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Decentius RIC VIII 178 Arles7 views
Decentius 350-353 CE
Obverse: DN DECENTIVS CAESAR, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right, A behind bust.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, two victories standing facing each other, holding a wreath between them inscribed VOT-V-MVL-X in four lines. Letter “I” in lower center between the victories.
SAR in ex. Arles mint. 22.3 mm., 4.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 18, 2016
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12 Caesars Tray Update25 views3 commentsMatMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9mf0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AG
(L, helmeted, cuir)
Rev BEAT TRANQLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
F | B
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 246 CT 9.06.016 (R)
2.9g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9mg0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AG
(L, laur, cuir, holding eagle tipped sceptre)
Rev BEAT TRANQLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
F | B
PLON in ex
London
RIC - CT 9.06.013 (R)
3.5g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9mh1 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(L, laur, wearing trabea, holding eagle tipped sceptre)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 225 CT 9.03.007 (S)
2.5g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine II 9md0 viewsConstantine II
Obv CONSTANTINVS IVN N C
(L, rad, draped, cuir)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 236 CT 9.03.021 (CC)
2.4g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Crispus 9mc0 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOBIL C
(L, helmeted, cuir)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 230 CT 9.03.015 (C)
2.7g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Philippus I. and Otacilia Severa AE273 viewsTomis, Moesia Inferior
Tyche (Fortuna) on reverse
TibsiMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9mc1 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(L, laur, wearing trabea, holding eagle tipped sceptre)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
P | A
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 206 CT 9.04.007 (R)
2.3g
(In my experience, coins of Constantine with the P A bronze mark are difficult to get hold of)
NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9md0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(L, radiate, wearing trabea, holding eagle tipped sceptre)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
P | A
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 207 CT 9.04.008 (S)
2.8g
(In my experience, coins of Constantine with the P A bronze mark are difficult to come across)
NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine 9me0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(R, helmeted, cuir)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
P | A
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 203 CT 9.04.009 (R)
3.0g
(In my experience, coins of Constantine with a P A bronze mark are very difficult to come across)
NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
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Constantine II 9mc0 viewsConstantine II
Obv CONSTANTINVS IVN N C
(L radiate, draped, cuir,)
Rev BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
(Globe on altar, above three stars)
P | A
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 216 CT 9.04.025 (CC)
3.0g

NoviomagusMay 17, 2016
CSA_100_Chemicograph_Front.jpg
Confederate States of America: $100 Chemicograph Back Intended for 1864 Confederate Currency 1 viewsOriginally issued as a set of "notes" that consisted of six Chemicograph backs with designs that were intended for the 1864 issues of the $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, and $500 denominations. Back plates with these designs were ordered by the Confederate Treasury from S. Straker & Sons of London. The plates were made and shipped from London in early January 1864, only to disappear. Several more shipments were made, but none of these got through the Union blockade. Examples of the plates were found 75 years later and were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.SpongeBobMay 17, 2016
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Confederate States of America: $100 Chemicograph Back Intended for 1864 Confederate Currency1 viewsOriginally issued as a set of "notes" that consisted of six Chemicograph backs with designs that were intended for the 1864 issues of the $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, and $500 denominations. Back plates with these designs were ordered by the Confederate Treasury from S. Straker & Sons of London. The plates were made and shipped from London in early January 1864, only to disappear. Several more shipments were made, but none of these got through the Union blockade. Examples of the plates were found 75 years later and were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.SpongeBobMay 17, 2016
CSA_500_Chemicograph_Front.jpg
Confederate States of America: $500 Chemicograph Back Intended for 1864 Confederate Currency5 viewsOriginally issued as a set of "notes" that consisted of six Chemicograph backs with designs that were intended for the 1864 issues of the $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, and $500 denominations. Back plates with these designs were ordered by the Confederate Treasury from S. Straker & Sons of London. The plates were made and shipped from London in early January 1864, only to disappear. Several more shipments were made, but none of these got through the Union blockade. Examples of the plates were found 75 years later and were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.SpongeBobMay 17, 2016
CSA_500_Chemicograph_Rear.jpg
Confederate States of America: $500 Chemicograph Back Intended for 1864 Confederate Currency2 viewsOriginally issued as a set of "notes" that consisted of six Chemicograph backs with designs that were intended for the 1864 issues of the $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, and $500 denominations. Back plates with these designs were ordered by the Confederate Treasury from S. Straker & Sons of London. The plates were made and shipped from London in early January 1864, only to disappear. Several more shipments were made, but none of these got through the Union blockade. Examples of the plates were found 75 years later and were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.SpongeBobMay 17, 2016
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884.04 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Tetradrachm 119-20 AD Athena7 viewsReference. extremely rare
Emmett 884.4 (year not listed); cf RPC 3, 5197 ( different bust and no star) RPC 3, 5060A

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СƐΒ
laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., seen from front, star in front

Rev. L Δ (date year 4)
Helmeted bust of Athena, right, wearing aegis

14.00 gr
25 mm
12h
1 commentsokidokiMay 17, 2016
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803.5 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Tetradrachm 120-21 AD Agathodaemon5 viewsReference.
Emmett 803.5; Köln 805; Dattari 1547; Milne 982; RPC 3, 5270

Obv. AVT KAI TPAI ΑΔΡΙΑ CEB
Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder; crescent before.

Rev. LE (date) in exergue.
Agathodaemon serpent erect right, wearing skhent and entwining caduceus and grain ears in coils.

12.24 gr
24 mm
12h

notes.
Agathodaimon:
In ancient Greek religion, Agathos Daimon or Agathodaemon (Greek: ἀγαθὸς δαίμων, "noble spirit") was a daemon or presiding spirit of the vineyards and grainfields and a personal companion spirit,[2][3] similar to the Roman genius, ensuring good luck, health, and wisdom.

source:
Doug Smith's Ancient Coins at FORVM
Skhent:
The crown of Upper and Lower Egypt.
1 commentsokidokiMay 17, 2016
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Mysia, Pergmon, Kleiner 92 viewsAR - Cistophoric tetradrachm, 12.33g, 27.8mm, 0°
Pergamon, c. 104-98 BC
obv. Cista mystica with half open lid, from which a snake emerges left, all within wreath of ivy
leaves and berries
rev. 2 snakes with heads erect, flanking bow in bow-case ornamented with an apluster
ATP monogram above case between heads of snaked´s, Pergamon monogram l., snake
coiled around thyrsos right
ref. Kleiner Pergamon 9; Pindar; SNG BnF -; SN Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -; BMC Mysia -;
Very rare, VF, toned, areas flatly struck, small encrustations, small closed flan crack, bumps and marks

Missing from most references and collections, only 1 ex. on coin archives. From Forum Ancient Coins, thanks!
1 commentsJochenMay 17, 2016
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4 viewsCANADA, Tokens. Bas (Lower) Canada. Montreal.
CU Sou Token (28mm, 8.73 g, 11h)
Belleville (New Jersey) mint. Dies by John Gibbs. Struck 1838/9 or later.
AGRICULTURE & COMMERCE/ * BAS CANADA *, bouquet
UN/ SOU within wreath; TOKEN above, MONTREAL below
Charlton LC-32B; Breton 692; Corteau 32B

Ex G.F. Landon Collection (Moore Numismatic Auctions, 10 February 2015), lot 60 (part of)
ArdatirionMay 17, 2016
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S.862 Eanred (Odilo)4 viewsStyca of Eanred, king of Northumbria 810-841
Moneyer: Odilo
Mint: York (presumably)
S. 862
O: +EANRED REX
R: +ODILO MON
Motif: 1/6

Odilo was a moneyer for Eanred and Aethelred II. His coins are overall quite rare. They are frequently inscribed with 'Odilo Mon' with the 'mon' short for monetarius. The name Odilo does not sound Anglo-Saxon and is probably a Germanic or Frisian name. Coins in Odilo's name are also known for Redwulf, but these are probably descendant issues.

Ex- Silbury Coins
NapMay 16, 2016
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S.861 Eanbald II (Eadwulf)2 viewsSceat of Eanbald II, archbishop of York 796-c.830
Moneyer: Eadwulf
Mint: York (presumably)
S. 861
Pirie unlisted
O: +EANBALD
R: +EODVVLF
Motif: 1a/4

Eadwulf is only known to have struck coins for Archbishop Eanbald II.

Ex- Silbury Coins
NapMay 16, 2016
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Constantius II7 viewsConstantius II
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
laureate, rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, holding globe; A behind bust
RE-PARATIO
Phrygian helmet, kneeling, one arm up
RP Epsilon / * over A left
Rome 174
Scarce
1 commentsRandygeki(h2)May 16, 2016
Gordianus_AEQVITAS_AVG_go13_b2.jpg
AEQVITAS AVG8 viewsGordianus III. antoninianus
Antiochia mint
1 commentsTibsiMay 16, 2016
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Rebublican victoriatus4 viewscca. 211-208 B.C.
anonymous issue
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Elagabalus_FIDES_MILITVM_el3_b.jpg
Elagabalus antoninianus5 viewsFIDES MILITVM1 commentsTibsiMay 16, 2016
Elagabalus_PMTRP_II_COS_II_PP_el2_b.jpg
Elagabalus antoninianus3 viewsP M TR P II COS II P PTibsiMay 16, 2016
041_Commodus_(177-192_A_D_)_AE-17_Nikopolis_AYT-KAY-KOMODOC_NEIKOPOLIC-PROC-IC_Nikopolis_HHJ-8_10_38_--_Q-001_1h_16,6-17,7mm_3,22g-s.jpg
041 Commodus (177-192 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.38.??, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛIC ΠPOC IC, Tyche standing left, 57 views041 Commodus (177-192 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.38.??, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛIC ΠPOC IC, Tyche standing left,
avers:- AVT-KAY-KOMOΔOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- NEIKOΠOΛIC-ΠPOC-IC, Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae in left arm and in right hand rudder.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,6-17,7mm, weight: 3,22g, axes: 1h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 177-192 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.10.38.??, p-, PB-, HM-,
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_AEQVITAS_AVG_go20_b3.jpg
AEQVITAS AVG5 viewsGordianus III. antoninianus
Antiochia mint
interesting S on obverse
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_FELICITAS_PVBLICA_go19.jpg
Gordianus III. denarius2 viewsFELICITAS PVBLICA
suberatus
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_IOVI_CONSERVATORI_go17_b.jpg
Gordianus III. antoninianus2 viewsIOVI CONSERVATORI
Jupiter with spear (instead of scepter)
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_LAETIA_AVG_N_go15_b.jpg
Gordianus III. denarius2 viewsLAETIA AVG N (instead of LAETITIA...)
extremely rare

TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_PIETAS_AVGG_go18_b.jpg
Gordianus III. denarius3 viewsPIETAS AVGG
strucked under Balbinus and Pupienus
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_VENVS_VICTRIX_go21_b2.jpg
Gordianus III. denarius2 viewsVENVS VICTRIX
The die engraver almost forgot to engrave the X letter :)
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_PMTRP_II_COS_PP_go14_b2.jpg
P M TR P II COS P P6 viewsGordianus III. antoninianus
Antiochia mint
IMP CAE M ANT... on obverse (instead of (IMP CAES M ANT...)
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_PMTRP_IIII_COS_III_PP_go16_b.jpg
Gordianus III. antoninianus3 viewsP M TR P IIII COS III P P
ancient barabaric imitation
...PIVS PEL AVG on obverse (instead of ...FEL...)
...COS III P P on reverse (instead of ...COS II...)
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gordianus_Tranqvillina_b.jpg
Gordianus III. and Tranquillina AE253 viewsMarkianopolis, Moesia Inferior
Serapis on reverse
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_AEQVITAS_AVG_ph14_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus1 viewsAEQVITAS AVG
Antiochia mint
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_PMTRP_IIII_COS_PP_ph16_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus5 viewsP M TR P IIII COS P P
Antiochia mint
extremely rare
1 commentsTibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_PMTRP_VI_COS_PP_ph15_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus3 viewsP M TR P VI COS P P
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_RMTRP_VI_COS_PP_ph11_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus1 viewsR M TR P VI COS P P (instead of P M TR P...)
Antiochia mint
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_TRANQVILLITAS_AVGG_ph13_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus3 viewsTRANQVILLITAS AVGG
mirrored Beta officina mark
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_I_VIRTVS_AVG_ph14_b.jpg
Philippus I. antoninianus2 viewsVIRTVS AVGTibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_II_AEQVITAS_AVG_ph11_b.jpg
Philippus II. antoninianus2 viewsAEQVITAS AVG (instead of ...AVGG)
Antiochia mint
bust seen from front
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_II_AETERNITAS_AVGG_ph9_b.jpg
Philippus II. antoninianus2 viewsAETERNITAS AVGG
Antiochia mint
bust seen from front
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_II_CONCORDIA_AVGG_ph8_b.jpg
Philippus II. antoninianus2 viewsCONCORDIA AVGG
Antiochia mint
bust left, seen from behind
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Philippus_II_PRINCIPI_IVVENT_ph12_b.jpg
Philippus II. antoninianus2 viewsPRINCIPI IVVENT
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Herennia_Etruscilla_ABVNDANTIA_AVG_he5_b.jpg
Herennia Etruscilla antoninianus3 viewsABVNDANTIA AVG
Pudicitia on reverse (instead of Abundantia)
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_AEQVITAS_AVG_tr11_b2.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsAEQVITAS AVG
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_FELICITAS_PVBLICA_tr9_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus2 viewsFELICITAS PVBLICATibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_IVNO_MARTIALIS_tr12_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsIVNO MARTIALIS
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_LIBERTAS_AVGG_tr8_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsLIBERTAS AVGGTibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_LIBERTAS_PVBLICI_tr6_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus2 viewsLIBERTAS PVBLICI (instead of PVBLICA)
extremely rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_MARTI_PACIFERO_tr4_b2.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsMARTI PACIFERO
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_MARTEM_PROPVGNATOREM_tr13_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsMARTEM PROPVGNATOREM
Antiochia mint
The last G letter on obverse faded into bust
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_PVDICITIA_AVG_tr5_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsPVDICITIA AVG
Antiochia mint
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
B_055_Michael_VII_(1071-1078_A_D_),_IC-XC_Christ-faceing_star-star_MIXAHL_RACIL_O_D_Michael_VII_facing_AE-Follis_SB_1880A__Sear-1880A_Q-001_6h_24-26,5mm_6,65g-s.jpg
B 055 Michael-VII. (1071-1078 A.D.), SB 1880A, AE-Follis, Constantinople,55 viewsB 055 Michael-VII. (1071-1078 A.D.), SB 1880A, AE-Follis, Constantinople,
avers: - IC-XC at top left and top right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, nimbate cross behind head, right hand raised, holding book of gospels in left hand, star to left, star to right.
revers:- MIXAHL RACIL O D, bearded bust of Michael VII facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and cross on globe.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 24-26mm,weight: 6,65g, axis: 6h,
mint: Constantinople, date: 1071-1078 A.D., ref: SB-1880A,
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_SAECVLLVM_NOVVM_tr15_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsSAECVLLVM NOVVM
Antiochia mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_SALVS_AVGG_tr14_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus2 viewsSALVS AVGGTibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_VICTORIA_AVGG_tr7_b2.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus1 viewsVICTORIA AVGGTibsiMay 16, 2016
Trebonianus_Gallus_VICTORIA_AVG_tr10_b.jpg
Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus2 viewsVICTORIA AVG
Antiochia mint (IIV officina)
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Volusianus_IVNONI_MARTIALI_vo5_b.jpg
Volusianus antoninianus2 viewsIVNONI MARTIALITibsiMay 16, 2016
Volusianus_VBERITAS_AVG_vo6_b.jpg
Volusianus antoninianus1 viewsVBERITAS AVG
Antiochia mint
The last G letter on obverse faded into bust
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Valerianus_I_CONSERVT_AVGG_3b.jpg
Valerianus I. antoninianus1 viewsCONSERVT AVGG (instead of CONSERVAT...)
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Gallienus_LETITIA_AVGG_6b.jpg
Gallienus antoninianus1 viewsLETITIA AVGG (instead of LAETITIA...)
very rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
Valerianus_II_PRINCIPI_IVBENTVTIS_b.jpg
Valerianus II. antoninianus3 viewsPRINCIPI IVBENTVTIS (instead of ...IVVENTVTIS)
rare
TibsiMay 16, 2016
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Constantius II. AE33 viewsGLORIA EXERCITVS
Rome (RBT) mint
TibsiMay 16, 2016
B_014_Constans_II_(641-668_AD)_AE-Follis_No-legend_Constans-II_and_Constantine-IV_M-l_Heraclius-r_Tiberius_TKw-mon_SCL_Syracuse_SB-1110_DOC-181_Q-001_6h_21,5-24mm_3,80g-s.jpg
B 014 Constans-II. (641-668 A.D.), SB 1110, Syracuse, -/-//SCL, AE-24-Follis (40 Nummia), #257 viewsB 014 Constans-II. (641-668 A.D.), SB 1110, Syracuse, -/-//SCL, AE-24-Follis (40 Nummia), #2
avers: - No legend, Constans with long beard, on left, left hand on hip, crowned and in military dress, holding long cross, and Constantine IV, unbearded and crowned, on right, holding cross on globe.
revers: - Large M, Heraclius, crowned, wearing chlamys, standing on left, holding cross on globe, TKw monogram above, Tiberius, crowned, wearing chlamys, standing on right, holding cross on globe.
exerg: -/-//SCL, diameter: 21,5-24mm, weight: 3,80g, axes:6h,
mint: Syracuse, date: , ref: SB 1110, DOC 181.
Q-002
quadransMay 16, 2016
B_014_Constans_II_(641-668_AD)_AE-Follis_No-legend_Constans-II_and_Constantine-IV_M-l_Heraclius-r_Tiberius_TKw-mon_SCL_Syracuse_SB-1110_DOC-181_Q-002_h_20-24mm_g-s.jpg
B 014 Constans-II. (641-668 A.D.), SB 1110, Syracuse, -/-//SCL, AE-24-Follis (40 Nummia), #153 viewsB 014 Constans-II. (641-668 A.D.), SB 1110, Syracuse, -/-//SCL, AE-24-Follis (40 Nummia), #1
avers: - No legend, Constans with long beard, on left, left hand on hip, crowned and in military dress, holding long cross, and Constantine IV, unbearded and crowned, on right, holding cross on globe.
revers: - Large M, Heraclius, crowned, wearing chlamys, standing on left, holding cross on globe, TKw monogram above, Tiberius, crowned, wearing chlamys, standing on right, holding cross on globe.
exerg: -/-//SCL, diameter: 20-24mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Syracuse, date: , ref: SB 1110, DOC 181.
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
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Titus as Caesar RIC V55635 viewsAR Denarius
Rome Mint, 73 AD
RIC V556 (C), BMC V116, RSC 169
Obv: T CAES IMP VESP CENS; Head of Titus, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: PONTIF TRI POT; Titus std. r. on curule chair, with sceptre and branch
F+
Acquired from CGB, May 2016.

A reverse type which copies the famous 'Tribute Penny' reverse of Tiberius, but instead of a female figure we see Titus seated. The type was correspondingly struck for Vespasian which resulted in many rare mules. This denarius actually has the correct legends for Titus Caesar. Unusually for Rome it has a twelve o'clock die axis.

A nice early portrait struck on a large flan.
1 commentsDavid AthertonMay 16, 2016
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Crispus 9ma1 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOBIL C
(R, Helmeted, draped, cuir)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 187 CT 9.02.017 (S)
3.1g
(Striking error – additional V and X. Possibly done deliberately to cover a large flan.)

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
crispus_9mb.png
Crispus 9mb1 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOBIL C
(R, helmeted, cuir)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 194 CT 9.02.004 (S)
3.0g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
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Constantine 9ma0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(R, helmeted, cuir)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 185 CT 9.02.012 (C)
3.1g
NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
constantine_9mb.png
Constantine 9mb0 viewsConstantine
Obv CONSTANTINVS AVG
(R, helmeted, cuir)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 191 CT 9.02.001 (C)
2.8g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
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Constantine II 9ma0 viewsConstantine II
Obv CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES
(R.rad, draped, cuir,)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLON in ex
London
RIC VII 190 CT 9.02.019 (C)
2.8g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
constantine_II_9mb.png
Constantine II 9mb0 viewsConstantine II
Obv CONSTANTINVS IVN N C
(L .laur, draped, cuir)
Rev VIRTVS EXERCIT
(Standard on ground, captives on either side)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 198 CT 9.02.011 (C)
3.4g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
635_P_Hadrian_Emmett807_9.jpg
807 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Tetradrachm 124-25 AD Apollo 4 viewsReference.
Emmett 807.9; RPC 3, 5478; BMC 2797; Dattari 1282

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ - ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ СƐΒ
Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear

Rev. ƐΤ ƐΝΑΤ (year 9)
Draped bust of Apollo, r., with branch

13.12 gr
24 mm
1h
okidokiMay 16, 2016
constantine_II_2h.png
Constantine II ag1 viewsConstantine II
Obv FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN N C
(R .laur, draped, cuir, seen from back)
Rev SOLI INVICTO COMITI
(Sol raising right hand, holding up globe with left)
͝ |*
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 153 CT 8.12.009 (S)
2.6g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
crispus_10a.png
Crispus 1j0 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOB CAES
(R .laur, dr, cuir)
Rev SOLI INVICTO COMITI
(Sol raising right hand, holding up globe with left)
͝ |*
PLN in ex
London
RIC - CT 8.12.008 (RR)
3.9g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
crispus_11a.png
Crispus 1i0 viewsCrispus
Obv CRISPVS NOB CAES
(R .laur, cuir)
Rev SOLI INVICTO COMITI
(Sol raising right hand, holding up globe with left)
͝ |*
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 152 CT 8.12.007 (R)
3.1g

NoviomagusMay 16, 2016
Larissa_Thessaly_AE-20_Head_of_the_nymph_Larissa_facing_l__Horse_trotting_right_LARI-S_AIWN_E_grain-ear_Rogers_273,_BMC-81_c_400-344-BC_Q-002_9h_19,2-21,8mm_8,86g-s.jpg
Thessaly, Larissa, (c.400-344 B.C.), AE-20, Rogers 273, ΛΑΡI ΣAIΩN, Warrior galloping right, #256 viewsThessaly, Larissa, (c.400-344 B.C.), AE-20, Rogers 273, ΛΑΡI ΣAIΩN, Warrior galloping right, #2
avers: Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left.
revers: ΛΑΡI Σ AIΩN, bridled horse trotting right, E above, grain ear below. ..
exerg: -/-// AIΩN, diameter:19,2-21,8mm, weight: 8,86g, axes: 9h,
mint: Thessaly, Larissa, date: c.400-344 B.C., ref: Rogers 273, BMC-81,
Q-002
quadransMay 16, 2016
Larissa_Thessaly_AE-20_Head_of_the_nymph_Larissa_facing_l__Horse_trotting_right_LARI-S_AIWN_E_grain-ear_Rogers_273,_BMC-81_c_400-344-BC_Q-001_1h_18,3-19,2mm_8,97g-s.jpg
Thessaly, Larissa, (c.400-344 B.C.), AE-20, Rogers 273, ΛΑΡI ΣAIΩN, Warrior galloping right, #164 viewsThessaly, Larissa, (c.400-344 B.C.), AE-20, Rogers 273, ΛΑΡI ΣAIΩN, Warrior galloping right, #1
avers: Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left.
revers: ΛΑΡI Σ AIΩN, bridled horse trotting right, E above, grain ear below. ..
exerg: -/-// AIΩN, diameter:18,3-19,2mm, weight: 8,97g, axes: 1h,
mint: Thessaly, Larissa, date: c.400-344 B.C., ref: Rogers 273, BMC-81,
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
BCC_LW12_Digamma.jpg
BCC LW121 viewsLead Weight
Late Roman - 6 grammata
Roughly squared oval with straight sides.
Obv: 6 punch marks
Rev: S (digamma) incised into a flat
surface surrounded by a raised border.
12.5 x 11 x 5.5mm. 6.47gm.
cf. L. Holland WWOCM (Weights and Weight-like
Objects from Caesarea Maritima) #99 - 104
v-dromeMay 16, 2016
049_Septimius_Severus_(193-211_A_D_),_AE-17_AV_KAI_CE_CEVHPOC_NIKOPOLIT-PROC-ICTPO_Nicopolis_Ad_Istrum_HHJ-08_14_14_16--p-87_Herakles_Q-001_7h_16,2-18,4mm_2,68g-s~0.jpg
049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.14.16, AE-17, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ITPO, Herakles standing right, #153 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.14.16, AE-17, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ITPO, Herakles standing right, #1
avers:- AV-KAI-CE-CEVHPOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- NIKOΠOΛI-T-ΠPOC-ITPO, Herakles resting with right hand on club, holding patera in outstreched left hand.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,2-18,4mm, weight: 2,68g, axes: 7h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.14.14.16, p-87, PB-1388, HM-1015,
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
049_Septimius_Severus_(193-211_A_D_),_AE-17_AVK_A-CEVHPOC_NIKOPOLITON-PROC-I_Nicopolis_Ad_Istrum_HHJ-08_14_48_---p-138_Crescent_and_star_Q-001_2h_17-18,3mm_3,83g-s~0.jpg
049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-8.14.48.10, (2015), AE-17, NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-I, Crescent with star, 52 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-8.14.48.10, (2015), AE-17, NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-I, Crescent with star,
avers:- AV-K-Λ-CEVHPOC, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right. (Not in HHJ 2012, this bust !)
revers:- NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-I, Crescent with star.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17-18,3mm, weight: 3,83g, axes: 2h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: HHJ (2015) 8.14.48.10,
Q-001
quadransMay 16, 2016
new_vesp_combined.jpg
010 Vespasian AR Denarius5 viewsVespasian. AD 69-79. AR Denarius Rome mint. Struck AD 74.
(18mm, 3.39 g, 6h).
Obv: IMP CAESAR VESP AUG Laureate head right
Rev: PONTIF MAXIM Vespasian seated right, holding scepter and branch.
RIC II 685; BMCRE pg. 27 ; RSC 386.
Ex: J. Eric Engstrom Collection
Ex: CNG E-auction 373, Lot 366 April 20, 2016
1 commentsorfewMay 16, 2016
Roma_semis.jpg
Rome - AE semis1 views211-206 BC
laureate head of Saturn right
S
prow of galley right
S
ROMA
Crawford 056/03, McCabe G1
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
constantine_9_al.png
Constantine 9am0 viewsConstantine
Obv IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AG
(R. laur, helmet, cuir)
Rev VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
(Two victories standing facing one another, together holding vota shield, inscribed VOT/PR in two lines, resting on an altar inscribed with a lozenge)
PLN in ex
London
RIC - CT 9.01.007 (R)
2.9g

NoviomagusMay 15, 2016
constantine_9_am.png
Constantine 9al1 viewsConstantine
Obv IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG
(L, high crested helmet, cuir, spear across right shoulder)
Rev VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (Two victories facing one another, together holding vota shield, inscribed VOT/PR in two lines, resting on column)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 156 CT 9.01.004 (S)
2.4g

NoviomagusMay 15, 2016
constantine_II_2f.png
Constantine II 9h0 viewsConstantine II
Obv FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVNNC
(R .laur, draped, cuir, seen from back)
Rev VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
(Two victories facing one another, together holding vota shield, inscribed VOT/PR in two lines, resting on altar inscribed with a wreath)
PLN in ex
London
RIC - CT 9.01.037 (R)
NoviomagusMay 15, 2016
constantine_II_2g.png
Constantine II 9e0 viewsConstantine II
Obv CONSTANTINVS IVN N C
(R .rad, draped, cuir, seen from back)
Rev VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (Two victories standing facing one another, shield held above altar, wreath on altar)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 182 corr CT 9.01.040 (R)
3.3g

NoviomagusMay 15, 2016
crispus_9a.png
Crispus 1h2 viewsCrispus
Obv FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES
(R .laur, draped, cuir)
Rev VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
(Two victories standing facing one another, shield held above altar, wreath on altar)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VII 174 CT 9.01.027 (C)
Londinium 2.8g

NoviomagusMay 15, 2016
Octavianus_Augustus.jpg
Octavian Caesar - AR denarius0 viewsItalian mint
summer 37 BC
head right IMP·CAESAR__DIVI·F·III·VIR·ITER·R·P·C
sacrificial implements: simpulum (ladle), aspergillum (sprinker), ewer (jug), lituus (augural wand) COS·ITER·ET·TER·DESIG
SRCV I 1544, RSC I 91, BMCRR Gaul 116, Crawford 538/1
ex Rauch
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
P_Clodius.jpg
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus - AR denarius0 viewsRome
42 BC
laureate head of Apollo right, lyre behind
Diana Lucifera standing half right holding torch in each hand
P·CLODIVS / M·F
SRCV I 492, RSC I Claudia 15, Sydenham 1117, Crawford 494/21, BMCRR 4287
ex Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
T_Carisius.jpg
T. Carisius - AR denarius1 viewsRome
46 BC
head of Roma right wearing ornate helmet
ROMA
cornucopia on celestial globe, scepter left, rudder right all within wreath
T·CARISI
RSC I Carisia 4, BMCRR Rome 4065, Crawford 464/3a, Sydenham 984a, SRCV I 448
ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Cloelius_Caldus.jpg
C. Coelius Caldus - AR denarius0 viewsRome
51 BC
head of Coelius Caldus (moneyer's grandfather) right; standard inscribed HIS (Hispania) behind, standard in the form of a boar (emblem of of Clunia, Hispania) before
C·COEL·CALDVS
COS
statue of god seated left between two trophies of arms, all on a high lectisternium with front inscribed L·CALDVS / VII·(VIR)·EP(VL) (Lucius Caldus Septemvir Epulo)
C/·/C/A/L/D/V/S on left
I/MP/·/(AV)/·/X (Imperator, Augur, Decemvir) on right
C(ALD)VS III VIR below
Crawford 437/2a, Sydenham 894, RSC I Coelia 7, BMCRR II 3837, SRCV I 404
ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Procilius_Jupiter.jpg
L. Procilius L.f. - AR denarius2 viewsRome
80 BC
laureate head of Jupiter right
S·C
Juno Sospita standing right, wearing goat skin, holding spear and shield; snake to the right
L.PROCILI / F
SRCV I 306, Sydenham 771, Crawford 379/1, RSC I Procilia 1
ex aurea
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Procilius_Juno.jpg
L. Procilius L.f. - AR serratus denarius0 viewsRome
80 BC
head of Juno Sospita right wearing goat skin
S·C
Juno Sospita in biga right holding spear, reins and shield; snake below
L.PROCILI.F
SRCV I 307, Sydenham 772, Crawford 379/2, RSC I Procilia 2
ex Gitbud and Naumann

Juno Sospita offered protection to women, accompanying them throughout their lives from birth to death. She was often called upon by infertile women to aid in conception. Juno Sospita had a two temples at Rome, but her most famous temple was at Lanuvium. Her statue there, as described by Cicero and as depicted on coinage, wore a goatskin coat with a goat-horned headdress. Her attribute, the serpent, inhabited a grotto near her temple, and was fed annually by a young girl, who, if a virgin, escaped unharmed, but if not, was destroyed.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Cn_Gel.jpg
Cn. Gellius - AR denarius0 viewsRome
138 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet, all within wreath
X
Mars and Nerio in quadriga right; Mars holding Nerio and shield
CN·GEL
ROMA
SRCV 109, Crawford 232/1, RSC I Gellia 1
ex Dionysos
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Papius.jpg
L. Papius - AR serratus denarius0 viewsRome
79 BC
head of Juno Sospita right waering goat skin; bucket behind
Gryphon springing right; jug below
L.PAPI
Crawford 384/1 (symbol 11); Sydenham 773; Papia 1; British museum 1902,0206.106
ex Solidus
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
A_Postumius_Albinus.jpg
A. Postumius A.f. S.n. Albinus - AR serratus denarius0 viewsRome
81 BC
veiled head of Hispania right
HISPAN
togate figure standing left, extending hand toward legionary eagle right; fasces with axe right
A· // (AL)BIN // N·S·
POST·A·F
Crawford 372/2, Sydenham 746, RSC I Postumia 8, BMCRR I Rome 2839, SRCV I 297
ex Solidus

Refers to the praetorship of L. Postumius Albinus over Spain and his successful expeditions against the Vaccaei and Lusitani, and the levying of troops for this campaign
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Marcius_Censorius.jpg
L. Marcius Censorinus - AR denarius0 viewsRome
82 BC
laureate head of Apollo right
Marsyas standing left, rising hand, holding with wine skin over shoulder; column topped with Victory behind
L·CENSOR
SRCV I 281, Sydenham 737, Crawford 363/1, RSC I Marcia 24
ex Rauch


The moneyer selected the design to play on his name, Marsyas sounds like Marcius.

Marsyas found Athena's flute. Inspired by the breath of a goddess, it played beautifully. Foolishly he challenged Apollo to a musical contest. Apollo won by singing to the music of his lyre. As a just punishment for his presumption, Apollo flayed Marsyas alive. His blood was the source of the river Marsyas, and his skin was hung like a wine bag in the cave out of which that river flows.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
rjb_2016_05_06.jpg
18bis2 viewsAllectus 293-6
Antoninianus
IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right viewed from rear
FELICITAS AVG
Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopia
RIC lists FELICITAS SEC as a reverse, however this looks to read AVG. Similarly Burnett only lists FELICITAS SEC but then only with a cuirassed bust on the obverse
London mint
S/A//ML
RIC 22
mauseusMay 15, 2016
M_Cato.jpg
M. Porcius Cato - AR quinarius0 viewsRome
89 BC
head of young Bacchus or Liber right wearing ivy wreath
M·C(AT)O
R
Victory seated right, holding patera and palm
VIC(TR)IX
SRCV I 248, Sydenham 597a, Crawford 343/2b, RSC I Porcia 7b

The seated figure on the reverse is presumably Victoria Virgo, whose shrine was built by Cato Censorious in 193 BC. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. Crawford
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Titurius_Sabinus.jpg
L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus - AR denarius0 viewsRome
89 BC
head of king Titus Tatius right, palm branch right
A·PV / SABIN
two Roman soldiers running left, each bearing a Sabine woman in his arms
L·TITVRI
Crawford 344/1c; Sydenham 698b; Tituria 3; RR1 2324, p.297
ex Solidus
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Vibius_Pansa~0.jpg
C. Vibius Pansa - AR denarius0 viewsRome
90 BC
laureate head of Apollo right
PANSA
Minerva in quadriga right holding trophy and reins, spear
C·VIBIVS·C·F
RSC I Vibia 2d, Sydenham 684, Crawford 342/5b, SRCV I 242
3,96g

Issue probably celebrates the first victory in Social war.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
maden~0.jpg
Marcus Aurelius Silver Denarius6 viewsSilver Denarius of Marcus Aurelius 139-180 C.E. struck 168-169 C.E
Obverse: M ANTONVS AVG TRP XXIII, laureate bust right.
Reverse: LIBERAL AVG V COS III, Liberalita standing holding abacus and cornucopia
18.4 mm., 3.1 g.
NORMAN KMay 15, 2016
nenat.jpg
Nero, Silver Tetradrachm, Antioch Syria10 viewsSilver Tetradrachm of Nero.
Obverse: NEPWNOS KAISAPOS SEBASTOY, laureate head right.
Reverse: Eagle standing facing, head left with wings open standing on thunderbolt, palm in left field and IP H in right field.
24mm., 13.09 g. Prieur: 82
NORMAN KMay 15, 2016
T_Cloelius.jpg
T. Cloulius - AR quinarius1 viewsRome
98 BC
laureate head of Jupiter right
ddot over N
Victory standing right, holding wreath and palm. Trophy with Gallic captive seated left T·CLO(VL)I
Q
SRCV I 212, Sydenham 586a, Crawford 332/1b, RSC I Cloulia 2a

moneyer's name is sometimes written as Cloelius

T. Cloulius, supporter of Gaius Marius, struck this issue as questor. This coin commemorates Marius' victory over Teutones in the battle of Aquae Sextiae 102 BC and over Cimbri one year later.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Flaminius_Chilo.jpg
L. Flaminius Chilo - AR denarius1 viewsRome
109-108 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet ROMA
X
Victory in biga right holding wreath and reins
L·FLAMINI
CILO
SRCV I 179, RSC I Flaminia 1, Crawford 302/1
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Nerva.jpg
P. Licinius Nerva - AR denarius1 viewsRome
113-112 BC
bust of Roma left wearing helmet, holding spear and shield decorated with horseman; crescent above
ROMA
(XVI)
two citizens casting ballots in the Comitium, attendant handing voting tablet to one citizen, screen behind surmounted by marker with initial "P" representing the voting tribe
P·(NE)RVA
SRCV I 169, Sydenham 548, Crawford 292/1, RSC I Licinia 7
ex Aurea

Issue probably commemorates enclosure of voting place introduced in 145 BC by moneyer's ancestor Licinius Crassus tribune of the Plebs in order to prevent disagreements and favoritism. Other possibilities are: Lex Maria de suffragiis 119 BC which restricted bridges leading to the ballot box in order to prevent from inspecting voting tables and lobbying which was introduced by C. Marius tribune of the Plebs, or lex agraria from 111 BC which should have reconsiled land disputies related to the lex Licinia Sextia from 367 BC, however this would have shifted date of the issue by two years later.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
M_Cipius.jpg
M. Cipius M.f. - AR denarius0 viewsRome
115-114 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
M·CIPI·M·F
X
Victory in biga right holding palm branch and reins; rudder below
ROMA
SRCV I 166, RSC I Cipia 1, Crawford 289/1, Sydenham 546
ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Cn_Fulvius.jpg
M. Calidius, Q. Caecilius Metellus, Cn. Fulvius - AR denarius1 viewsRome
117-116 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
ROMA
(XVI)
Victory in biga right holding wreath and reins
C(N F)O(VL)
M·C(AL)·Q·(MET)
RSC I Fulvia 1, Crawford 284/1b, Sydenham 539a, SRCV I 160
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
M_Tulius.jpg
M. Tullius - AR denarius1 viewsRome
120 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
ROMA
Victory in quadriga right holding reins and palm branch; wreath above
X
M·TVLLI
Tullia SRCV I 155, Sydenham 531, Crawford 280/1, RSC I Tullia 1
ex Aurea

The wreath might represent an eclipse that occurred on 11 November 120 B.C., which the Romans declared indicated divine support for their recent victories in southern France. The reverse more likely commemorates the victories of Servius Tullius, the moneyer's ancestor, over the Sabines. He was the first Roman to be awarded the laurel wreath. The mark of value (X) on the reverse is very unusual.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Q_Fabius_Labeo.jpg
Q. Fabius Labeo - fouré denarius3 viewsRome
124 BC
head of Roma right waering winged helmet
LABEO__ROMA
X
Jupiter in quadriga right, holding reins and scepter, hurling thunderbolt, rostrum tridens below
Q·FABI
SRCV I 148, Crawford 273/1, Sydenham 532, RSC I Fabia 1
ex Gitbud and Naumann

After 124 B.C., the mark of value is represented either by X (XVI inmonogram) or X. The Rostrum on the reverse probably refers to the moneyer's grandfather and namesake and his naval victories in 189-188 B.C. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. Crawford
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Acilius_Balbus.jpg
Mn. Acilius Balbus - AR denarius3 viewsRome
125 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet, all within wreath
B(AL)BVS
(XVI)
ROMA
Jupiter and Victory in quadriga right. Jupiter holding thunderbolt and scepter. Victory holding whip and reins. Macedonian shield below.
(MN).ACILI
RSC I Acilia 1, Crawford 271/1, Sydenham 498, SRCV 147
ex Gitbud and Naumann

Moneyer was grandson of M Acilius Balbus who fought against Macedonian king Perseus in the battle of Pydna 168 BC. This is commemorated by Macedonian shield. Monayer became consul in 114 BC.
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
M_Aburius.jpg
M. Aburius Geminus - AR denarius0 viewsRome
132 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
GEM
(XVI)
Sol in quadriga right holding whip and reins
M·(AB)(VR)I
ROMA
Crawford 244/1, Sydenham 490, BMCRR I Rome 999, RSC I Aburia 1, SRCV I 121
ex Lanz
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Minucius.jpg
L. Minucius - AR denarius4 viewsRome
133 BC

head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
(XVI)
Jupiter in quadriga right holding thunderbolt, reins and scepter
ROMA
L·MINVCIV*
SRCV I 125, Crawford 248/1, Sydenham 470, RSC I Minucia 15
ex Dionysos

*It's the only example with another letter behind I visible I've seen.
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Ti_Veturius.jpg
Ti. Veturius - AR denarius3 viewsRome
137 BC
head of Mars right wearing winged and crested helmet
TI·(VET)
X
Oath-taking scene*, two standing warriors holding spears and facing attendant kneeling in center, holding sacrificial pig.
ROMA
SRCV 111, Crawford 234/1, Sydenham 527, RSC I Veturia 1
ex Aurea

This type revived the reverse of gold coinage issued in 217 - 216 B.C. and broke the 75-year tradition of Roma obverses with Dioscuri or chariot reverses on denarii.

*Oath-taking scene can refer to the battle of the Caudine Forks in the second Samnite war where Romans were ingloriously defeated. Consul T. Veturius Calvinus, moneyer's ancestor, made a truce with Samnites. Scene could depict truce ceremony where the pigglet was sacrificed. Other expanations are mythical conclusion of the agreement between king Latinus and Aeneas or Titus Tatis and Romulus, oath-taking of representatives of Alba Longa and Romans before the battle between Horatii and Curatii. Most probably the scene is related to the peace treaty between Romans and Campanians, concluded by T. Veturius Calvinus in 334 BC, which granted Campanians citizenship.
1 commentsJohny SYSELMay 15, 2016
A_Spuri.jpg
A. Spurilius - AR denarius1 viewsRome
139 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
X
Luna in biga right holding goad and reins
A·SP(VR)I
ROMA
SRCV I 107, Crawford 230/1, Sydenham 448, RSC I Spurilia 1
ex Aurea

*moneyer's name also could be Spurius or Spurinna
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
C_Junius.jpg
C. Junius C.f. - AR denarius1 viewsRome
149 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
X
Dioscuri on horses riding right holding spears reins; stars over their pilei
C·IVNI·C·F
ROMA
Junia Crawford 210/01
ex Aurea
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Roma_as~0.jpg
Rome - AE as0 views157-156 BC
laureate head of Janus
I
prow of galley right
I
ROMA
Crawford 198/B1a
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
Roma_dioscurii.jpg
Rome - AR denarius1 views190-180 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
X
Dioscuri riding on horses right holding spears and reins; stars over their pilei
ROMA
Crawford 139/01
ex Gitbud and Naumann
Johny SYSELMay 15, 2016
L_Plautius_Hypsaeus.jpg
L. Plautius Hypsaeus - AR denarius1 viewsRome
195-190 BC
head of Roma right wearing winged helmet
X
Dioscuri riding right on horses holding stears and reins; stars over their pilei
(LPLH)
ROMA
Crawford 134/1b; RSC Plautia 1; Sydenham 332
ex Lanz
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Hatria.jpg
Rome - AE as0 viewsmint in southeast Italy (Hatria)
211-210 BC
laureate head of Janus
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prow of galley right
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ROMA
Crawford 085/02 H, Alb. 287, Syd. 175
ex Gitbbud and Naumann
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