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Antony_Octavian_denarius.jpg
Marc Antony and Octavian denarius portraits45 viewsMARK ANTONY and OCTAVIAN. Silver denarius. Moneyer: M. Barbatius Pollio, quaestor pro praetore. Ephesus, Spring-Summer 41 BC. Obv: M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P. Bare head of Mark Antony right. Rev: CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C. Bare head of Octavian right. Crawford 517/2; CRI 243. Weight: 3.91 g. Diameter: 13 mm.
This coin was struck to pay Antony's troops shortly after he and the young Octavian completed their defeat of Caesar's assassins. Several months later would come his first meeting with Cleopatra.
3 commentsOctavianusSep 28, 2017
Hadrian_sestertius~0.jpg
Roman, Hadrian, sestertius80 viewsHadrian, 117-138 Sestertius circa 134-138, ∆ 32mm., 26.08g. HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. FELICITAS AVG Hadrian, togate, standing r with scroll, clasping r. hand with Felicitas standing l., holding caduceus. C 636. RIC 754. Nice untouched green patina and about extremely fine. Ex Glendining , April 1952, 2511. From the Ryan collection.2 commentsTiberiusClaudiusSep 27, 2017
Nero_sestertius_obverse.jpg
Nero portrait sestertius19 viewsNero (AD 54-68). Orichalcum sestertius (34mm, 23.57 gm, 7h). Lugdunum (Lyon) AD 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PONT MAX TR POT P P, laureate head left, globe at point of bust / S C, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in right hand and resting left on grounded shield, ROMA in exergue. RIC 517. Dark green patina. TiberiusClaudiusSep 27, 2017
Augustus_denarius.jpg
Augustus portrait denarius41 viewsAugustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (21mm, 3.67 g, 6h). Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Caesaraugusta?). Struck circa 19-18 BC. Bare head left / Oak wreath with the two ties drawn up across center. RIC I 40b; RSC 211. Near EF, bankerís mark on obverse, fine style.4 commentsTiberiusClaudiusSep 27, 2017
Hadrian_sestertius.jpg
Hadrian portrait sestertius22 viewsDescription: Hadrian, 117-138 Sestertius circa 134-138, ∆ 32mm., 26.08g. HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. FELICITAS AVG Hadrian, togate, standing r with scroll, clasping r. hand with Felicitas standing l., holding caduceus. C 636. RIC 754. Ex Glendining , April 1952, 2511. From the Ryan Collection.
Hadrian in the last years of his reign, c. 134 to 138 A.D., after returning to Rome from his lengthy journeys through the Empire.
About Extremely Fine, fine style and patina.
1 commentsTiberiusClaudiusSep 27, 2017
Caligula_as.jpg
Caligula portrait as29 viewsDescription: Caligula (AD 37-41). Bronze as (29mm, 10.02 gm). Rome mint, AD 37-38. Obverse: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, bare head left. Reverse: VESTA S C., Vesta seated left, veiled, holding patera and scepter. RIC 38. C. 27. BMC 46. Dark green patina.

2 commentsTiberiusClaudiusSep 27, 2017
   
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