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CLAUDIUS-2.jpg
81 viewsCLAUDIUS I As - 41/42 AD - Mint of Rome
Obv.: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP
Bare head left
Rev.: S C across field, Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm.
Cohen 84var, RIC 100
g. 13,5 mm. 29,5
2 commentsMaxentius
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26 viewsDenarius, 112/111 B.C. Rome Mint
CN. CORNELIVS CN.F. BLASIO - Gens Cornelia
Obv.:Mars, helmeted, right (or Scipio Africanus), CN. BLASIO CN.F. before (var. N retrograde), bucranium behind. XVI (in monogram) above
Rev.: Juno, Jupiter being crowned by Minerva; letter Θ in field, ROMA in ex.
Gs. 3,25 mm. 20,6x18,4
Crawford 296/1c, Sear RCV 173, Grueber 626



Maxentius
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43 viewsHADRIAN - Dupondius - 118 AD
Obv.: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right;
Rev.: PONT MAX TR POT COS II. In ex. FORT RED / S C, Fortuna std. left holding rudder and cornucopiae
Gs. 13,2 mm. 26,8
Cohen 757var, RIC 557var
Maxentius
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81 viewsTROAS, ALEXANDREIA, Third Century AD, AE 21
Turreted bust of Tyche right; behind, vexillum/Horse grazing right. 21 mm. Cf. SNG Cop 109 (obv. legend variant); cf. Grose 7763 (obv. legend variant); cf. Lindgren I, 326 (obv. legend variant).
Collecting Ancient Greek Coins 25b (this coin pictured).

Ex: Dr. Paul Rynearson
1 commentspaul1888
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18 viewsJustin I, 518-527. Pentanummium (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.86 g, 7 h), uncertain mint. [...] Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to left. Rev. The Tyche of Antioch seated left; to left, Є. Cf. DOC 57 var., MIB 678 var. and SB 111 var. (all with bust to right). A curious coin with the portrait facing left instead of right, possibly a contemporary imitation. Very fine. Quant.Geek
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9 viewsMOEDA - 500 Réis - 1938 - Regente Feijó
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Série Ilustres
Excelente estado de conservação


ANVERSO
O busto do Regente do Império Diogo António Feijó circundado pela inscrição REGENTE FEIJÓ. Em baixo, monograma do gravador Calmon Barreto.

REVERSO
No centro, uma coluna coríntia encimada pela inscrição circular BRASIL entre dois filetes. À esquerda do campo, o valor 500 e, à direita, a palavra RÉIS em posição horizontal. No exergo, a data e, ao lado direito, a sigla do gravador Walter Toledo.

PADRÃO MONETÁRIO
MIL-RÉIS (de 08/10/1833 a 31/10/1942)

PERÍODO POLÍTICO
República, Era Vargas (1930-1945)

ORIGEM
Casa da Moeda, Rio de Janeiro

CARACTERÍSTICAS
Material: bronze alumínio
Diâmetro: 22,5 mm
Peso: 5,00 g
Espessura: 1,80 mm
Bordo: serrilhado
Titulagem: Cu 910, Al 90
Eixo: reverso medalha (EV)
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Antonivs Protti
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28 viewsTheodosius I. AE4. Antioch. DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VOT X MV dot LT XX in four lines within wreath. Mintmark AN gamma. RIC IX Antioch 65b var (MV dot LT).

RIC 65b
Jon the Lecturer
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98 viewsHistory of Thessalian League
The Thessalian League/confederacy was made up of several cities in the Thessalian valley in Northern Greece. This area was completely surrounded by mountains and isolated except for a few passes. It was one of the few areas of Greece self-sufficient in grain and produced livestock and horses. Thessaly had the best calvary in Greece. The league was frequently weakened by intercity rivalries and lost its strength in the 5th century BC. The league was re-established in 374 BC by the tyrant Jason. He was assassinated in 370 BC, when it became evident that he had plans of conquest against the rest of Greece. After the death of Jason, there was infighting in the league and some of the cities requested help from Philip II of Macedon to settle the rivalries, which he accomplished in 353 BC. A few years later (344 BC), Philip II simply took control of the entire area. Thessaly remained under Macedonian control until Macedonia was defeated by the Romans in 197 BC. A new league was established in 196 BC. The league continued until 146 BC, then became part of the Roman province of Macedonia.
Antonivs Protti
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63 viewsTROAS, ALEXANDREIA, Third Century AD, AE 21
Turreted bust of Tyche right; behind, vexillum/Horse grazing right. 21 mm. Cf. SNG Cop 109 (obv. legend variant); cf. Grose 7763 (obv. legend variant); cf. Lindgren I, 326 (obv. legend variant).
Collecting Ancient Greek Coins 25b (this coin pictured).
1 commentspaul1888
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73 viewsTHRACE, Black Sea Area. Chersonesos. Circa 460 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.25 gm; 12 mm).
Forepart of lion right, head reverted / Quadripartite incuse square; pellet and Rooster monograms in opposite quadrants. Cf. BMC Thrace pg. 185, 42; Cf. SNG Cop. 824ff. Rare variety with Rooster on reverse
4 commentspaul1888
Thessaly_Larissa.jpg
80 viewsTHESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. AR Drachm (6.01 gm; 20 mm). Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left / Horse standing right, about to roll; plant below. L-S Group 3; Lorber, Hoard, phase L-III; Herrmann Group VII A; SNG Copenhagen 123 var. (horse left). 3 commentspaul1888
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73 viewsPHILIPPUS II; Issue 3; 245-247
AR Antoninianus (3.27 g.)
Obverse: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES;Bust of Philip r.
Reverse: PRINCIPI I-VVENT;Philip, spear, globe, captive.
RIC 219var. (standard instead of spear). C. 57.
2 commentspaul1888
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61 viewsPtolemy III Euergetes. Æ Hemidrachm - Triobol. Alexandreia mint. First phase, struck circa 246-242/1. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right; cornucopia over shoulder; E between legs. Svoronos 974 var. (control mark).

AE40 about 46.5 g.

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Ar 0.249g, 6.7mm
Elea(Elia?), Aeolis, AR Hemiobol. Late 5th century BC. Head of Athena left, in crested helmet / E L A I, around olive wreath, all within incuse square. SNG Cop 164 ex Forvm
2 commentsRandygeki(h2)
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10 viewsMoeda Brasil 1935- 1000 Reis
Serie Ilustres - Padre Anchieta
Módulo Maior - Escassa
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ANVERSO
Efígie do Padre José de Anchieta, de perfil, onde
se ostenta a inscrição vertical ANCHIETA.
Missionário e fundador de São Paulo.
Sigla do gravador Calmon Barreto.

REVERSO
No centro, um livro aberto e o valor 1000 réis em
semicírculo. Sob o valor, a data. No exergo, a palavra
BRASIL. Sigla do gravador Walter Toledo.

PADRÃO MONETÁRIO
MIL-RÉIS (de 08/10/1833 a 31/10/1942)

PERÍODO POLÍTICO
República, Era Vargas (1930-1945)

ORIGEM
Casa da Moeda, Rio de Janeiro

CARACTERÍSTICAS
Material: bronze alumínio
Diâmetro: 26,7 mm
Peso: 8,00 g
Espessura: 2,10 mm
Bordo: serrilhado
Antonivs Protti
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22 viewsELAGABALUS
Ae 28 Marcianopolis
28.1 mm, 11.6 grams

OBV: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
REV: Nemesis standing left holding scales and sceptre, wheel at feet.
Varbanov 1582
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56 viewsPHILIPPUS II; Issue 3; 245-247
AR Antoninianus (3.27 g.)
Obverse: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES;Bust of Philip r.
Reverse: PRINCIPI I-VVENT;Philip, spear, globe, captive.
RIC 219var. (standard instead of spear). C. 57.
1 commentspaul1888
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35 viewsBarbarian imitation...1 commentsverslaflamme
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9 viewsTIMURID: Abu Sa'id, 1451-1469, AR tanka, NM, ND, A-2417 variant, unknown counter-mark on issue of Abu Sa'id dated AH873SpongeBob
Boeotia_Drachm.jpg
38 viewsBoeotia, Federal Coinage, c. 304-294 BC, Drachm, 5.79g, 18mm. Boiotian shield decorated with vertical caduceus / Amphora; Δ-I across field; all within incuse square. BCD Boiotia 70; SNG Copenhagen 412 var. (pellet above amphora). Good Very fine, high relief and lovely tone1 commentspaul1888
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10 viewsJohn Comnenus-Ducas. As emperor of Thessalonica, 1237-1242. BI Trachy (20mm, 1.67 g, 6h). Type R, Variety A. Thessalonica mint. Outstretched wing to left / Facing half-length bust John, holding banner decorated with two cross-in-rings. DOC 31; SB 2217. VF, dark green and brown patina, hint of roughness, small flan split.


From the Iconodule Collection.
Quant.Geek
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11 viewsSIKH EMPIRE: AE ¼ anna (7.35g), Amritsar, VS(18)96, KM-5var, Herrli-01.31, small cross in obverse field, pa anna nanakshahi on reverse, lovely strike, gorgeous EF, R, ex Paul Stevens Collection. Herrli divided these into a paisa (=¼ anna) and half paisa (11-12g, and 5.5g, respectively), but all coins are inscribed "pa anna" for ¼ anna, and all weigh in the range of 7.0g to 8.5g; thus there is only one denomination for this type.
Quant.Geek
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25 viewsSilver antoninianus, RIC IV 22 (R2), RSC IV 188, SRCV III 8959 var. (antelope left), Hunter III 48 var. (same), Choice aEF, excellent centering on a broad flan, excellent portrait, light toning, some luster, strike slightly soft/flat, some die wear, 6th officina, Rome mint, weight 4.402g, maximum diameter 23.8mm, die axis 0o, 248 A.D.; obverse IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse SAECVLARES AVGG, antelope walking right, VI in exergue; very rare with antelope right (only two on Coin Archives and one sold for $700!; ex Beast Coins; Ex Forum coin and picture1 commentspaul1888
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49 viewsHere is my most recent project, both for the same collector. There are two separate cabinets, one containing 5 drawers each capable of holding 60 slabs. The other was a 45 tray cabinet with a variety of tray configurations, with a total capacity of over 2,200 raw coins. They were shipped in four boxes weighing approximately 215 pounds, total. (The pictures were taken in slightly different lighting conditions, which tends to make them look different in color, but they actually matched quite well.)

www.CabinetsByCraig.net
2 commentscmcdon0923
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Caracalla & Julia Domna, AE 27 Pentassarion of Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior21 viewsCaracalla & Julia Domna AE27 Pentassarion of Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior.
Obverse: ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC IOVLIA DOMNA, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left.
Reverse: UP KUNTILIANOU MARKIANOPOLITWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, Epsilon in upper left field.
Varbanov 1054 ; AMNG 678. 26.3 mm diam., 12.3 g
Previously a Forum coin RP63352
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Gallienus, RIC 585 var 2, 253-268 CE25 viewsGallienus, AE antoninianus, sole reign
Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, laureate head right.
Reverse: GALLIENVS AVG, Uberitas standing left, holding a purse and a cornucopia. Epsilon in right field
19 mm., 2.9 g.
NORMAN K
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6 Nero AE As17 viewsNERO
AE As
Moesia or Balkan mint (Perinthus, Thrace?)

O: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M, Laureate head right

R: S-C, Neptune standing left, holding dolphin and trident.

RPC I 1760; BMCRE 391 note, pl. 48, 11; WCN pg. 245, 1 var. (obverse legend); RIC: not listed but mentioned on pp. 186-187.

Fine/Good
RI0044
Sosius
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7 Galba67 viewsGalba.
AD 68-69. Æ As (28mm, 10.30 g, 6h). Rome mint.
Struck circa August–October AD 68.
Laureate head left / Ceres seated left, holding grain ears and caduceus.
RIC I 324 var. (bust right); ACG –. Good Fine, brown patina, porous surfaces. Rare with bust left.
From the Dr. Robert A. Kilmarx Collection.
Ex CNG - Nov 2013
4 commentsSosius
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7 Galba35 viewsGalba. A.D.
68-69 AD
Æ as (27 mm, 10.29 g, 6 h). Rome.

O: IMP SER SVLP GALBA CAES AVG TR P, laureate head of Galba right

R: LIBERTAS PVBLICA, S C across fields, Libertas standing left, holding pileus and scepter.

RIC 328 var. (bare head); BMC 144; BN 160 (same dies). Dark brown and green patina, light roughness.

Good fine.

Ex Triskeles Auctions
RI0040
Sosius
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Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 CE.25 viewsBronze Antoninianus, Minister 478
Obverse: DIVO CLAUVDIO, radiate head right.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO, garlanded altar with flames above, no decoration on front. 16.7 mm., 1.8 g.
Note: Although a variation of this coin is in the RIC and Cohen, these sources generally refer to the type with a front divided into four sections (RIC 261). This type of garlanded altar, lit altar was not described and published until the discovery of the Minister Hoard, discovered after RIC was written.
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Valens RIC IX 23b type xxi(b) Rome 20 viewsObverse: DN VALEN-S PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Emperor advancing right dragging captive with right hand and holding labarum in left.
Mintmark: R dot QVARTA
RIC IX Rome 23b, type xii (b) 16.7 mm., 2.0 g.
NORMAN K
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064 - Septimius Severus denarius - RIC - (451 var)111 viewsObv:– L SEPT SEV P-ERTE AVG IMP II, Laureate head right
Rev:– FORT R-DEVC, Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopiae
Minted in Laodicea-ad-Mare. A.D. 194
Ref:– BMC W Page 108 * var (citing Cohen 168 though Cohen 168 is PERT). RIC 451 var (451 listed for PERT and noted for PERET (RD)). RSC 168 var (PERTE for PERT)
maridvnvm
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1 Gordian III16 viewsGORDIAN III
AR Antonianus, Rome Mint
240 AD

O: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right

R: VIRTVS AVG, Virtus standing front, head left, in military dress, holding branch and inverted spear, shield resting against right foot

RIC IV-3 71 (var. due to inverted spear?); Cohen 388; Sear (5) 8669
Sosius
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1 Gordian III19 viewsGORDIAN III
AE 28/30, Hadrianopolis ,9.22g

O: ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡ∆ΙΑΝΟC ΑΥ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind

R: Α∆ΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Demeter standing left, grain-ears in extended right, long torch in left

Varbanov II 3771 ff., aVF, double struck on obverse and reverse
Sosius
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15 Hadrian Denarius26 viewsHADRIAN
AR Denarius, 3.4g
HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right / SALVS AVG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera, altar before.
RIC 267; RSC 1336; sear5 3540 (var – no drapery on far shoulder)
Ex-Ancient Coin Society “3 Caesars” folder coin
Choice Fine
RI0092
Sosius
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15 Hadrian Denarius - Travel Series39 viewsHADRIAN
AR Denarius,134-138 A.D.
HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head left / HISPANIA, Hispania reclining on rock left, holding olive branch.
RSC 842a, RIC 305, Sear5 #3396 (variant – bust left)
RI0094
2 commentsSosius
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15 Hadrian Denarius - Travel Series30 viewsHADRIAN
AR “Travel Series” Denarius (2.8g); 136 AD.
HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Laureate head right / AFRICA, Africa reclining left holding scorpion & cornucopiae, basket of grain at feet
Sear 3459 vars, RIC 299, RSC 138
Note: underweight, but appears genuine
RI0093
1 commentsSosius
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189bis43 viewsCarausius 287-93
Antoninianus
Obv"IMP CARAVSIVS PF AVG"
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev "PM TRP III CO[S PP]"
Lion walking left
Camulodunum mint?
-/-//XXI [?]
RIC - (189 bis)
Mint attribution made on the basis of the other (few) known dated coins. It may be that the mark on this coin is a variation of the MCXXI mark, recorded on a SAECVLARES AVG (lion walking right) coin of Carausius in the Vogelaar collection.
mauseus
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202cf191 viewsCarausius 287-93AD
Antoninianus
Obv "CARAVSIVS ET FRATRES SVI"
Jugate busts of Diocletian, Maximianus and Carausius left, Carausius holding spear over shoulder
Rev "COMES AVGGG"
Victory walking left holding wreath and branch
Camulodunum mint
S/P//C
RIC - (cf 202-3)
An interesting variant of the bust type with the spear, compare with the jugate Carausius in the “Best of Type” gallery.
2 commentsmauseus
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23 Pescennius Niger Denarius33 viewsPESCENNIUS NIGER
AR Denarius (3.2g), Antioch Mint
April to 1 June 193 - May 194 A.D.

O: IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVST AVG, laureate head right

R: VIC-TO-RIAE AVG, winged Victory standing Ll., nude to the waist, wreath in right. hand, left hand on hip holding skirt

RSC III 75h, RIC IV 87d var

Ex Lucernae (VCoins)

Coin discussed and authenticated on FORVM discussion board, 12/12/12
RI0131
Sosius
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24 Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D., Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior 23 viewsBronze AE 28, Varbanov I 827, aVF, corrosion, 12.826g, 27.3mm, 180o, Markianopolis mint, obverse AV K L CEPT CEVHPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse U FL OULPIANOV MARKIANOPOLITWN, Cybele enthroned left, phiale in right, resting left elbow on drum, two lions at feet

Purchased from FORVM
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29 Elagabalus24 viewsELAGABALUS
AE 30 Pentassarion. Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior.
Legate: Julius Antonius Seleucus,

AVT K M AVRHLIOC ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right. / VP IOVL ANT CELEUKOU MARKIANOPOLITWN, Nemesis-Aequitas st. l., holding scales and parazonium, wheel at foot.

Moushmov 644; Varbanov 1578
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4 Tacitus17 viewsTACITUS
Silvered Antoninianus, Rome
275-276 A.D.
IMP CM CL TACITVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. / SALVS AVG, Salus standing left by altar, holding sceptre, and feeding serpent rising from altarXXI delta in ex.
Estiot 0128, La Venera hoard 1855; RIC 93 var (standing). VF
Sosius
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5534 viewsAllectus 293-6
Antoninianus
IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG
Radiate & cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS AVG
Galley right
London mint
QL
RIC 55
An interesting variant with a mastless galley right
mauseus
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617-8cf54 viewsCarausius 287-93
Antoninianus
Obv "IMP CARAVS....."
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev "VVEBTAS AVG"
Cow standing right being milked
London Mint (?)
-/-/RSR
RIC - (cf 617-8, also 581-8 for variant reverse spellings on the "denarius")
mauseus
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65 Constantine I24 viewsCONSTANTINE I
AE Follis, Ticinum Mint, 312/3 AD

O: CONSTANTINVS PF AVG, Laureate cuirassed bust r.

R: SOLI INVI-C-TO COMITI, Sol st. r., looking left holding globe, P star T in ex.

RIC VI Ticinum 131a(var.)
Note: Mintmark of P star T is not recorded in RIC. RIC lists as PT.

Former cufflink coin

EF
Sosius
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68236 viewsDenarius
Rome
Issue 9
ORIENS AVG
G 682 var
Whilst this is typologically 682 the obverse legend/bust type isn't noted in MIR
1 commentsmauseus
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7 Gallienus40 viewsGallienus
Æ27 of Smyrna, Ionia

O: AVT K Π ΛIK_[IN] ΓAΛΛIHNOC, Laureate draped cuirassed bust right

R: CMYPNAIΩN Γ N_EΩKOPΩN[..] IΠ[ΠIKOV] ΦIΛH_TOV, the Amazon Smyrna, turreted and cuirassed, standing left, holding bipennis and pelta right.

SNG Copenhagen 1410var

Thanks to FORVM member Andreas Reich and www258pair.com for help IDing this coin.
Sosius
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7 Gallienus16 viewsGALLIENUS
AE Antoninianus, Milan Mint

O: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate bare bust right with wavy base, slight traces of drapery

R: ORIENS AVG, Sol standing l., holding whip, right hand raised, P in ex
Göbl 1211c Milan (S)
RIC 494 var (bust type)

VF, flat spot on reverse
Sosius
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987 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD
AR quinarius
Obv "IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC"
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev "PM TRP COS VI PP SPQR"
Victory walking right holding wreath and palm branch
Rome mint
RIC 351var, King 42 (4 ex), Strack 231
mauseus
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Aurelian RIC V 232var24 viewsAurelian Bronze Antoninianus
Obverse: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: PAX AVGVSTI, Pax walking left, holding olive branch and scepter. Star left, P right.
20.2 mm., 2.9 g.
NORMAN K
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C POBLICIUS Q F. 80 BC91 viewsHelmeted bust of Roma right / Hercules strangling the Nemean lion; bow and quiver at left; club below. Cr. 380/1.

POBLICIA, a plebian family, but of consular rank. Its cognomen on coins is Malleolus. There are fifteen varieties, all of silver, on some of which a small hammer or mallett is engraved, evidently alluding to the surname Malleolus.

The first of Heracles' twelve labours, set by King Eurystheus (his cousin) was to slay the Nemean lion.

According to one version of the myth, the Nemean lion took women as hostages to its lair in a cave near Nemea, luring warriors from nearby towns to save the damsel in distress. After entering the cave, the warrior would see the woman (usually feigning injury) and rush to her side. Once he was close, the woman would turn into a lion and kill the warrior, devouring his remains and giving the bones to Hades.

Heracles wandered the area until he came to the town of Cleonae. There he met a boy who said that if Heracles slew the Nemean lion and returned alive within 30 days, the town would sacrifice a lion to Zeus; but if he did not return within 30 days or he died, the boy would sacrifice himself to Zeus.[3] Another version claims that he met Molorchos, a shepherd who had lost his son to the lion, saying that if he came back within 30 days, a ram would be sacrificed to Zeus. If he did not return within 30 days, it would be sacrificed to the dead Heracles as a mourning offering.

While searching for the lion, Heracles fetched some arrows to use against it, not knowing that its golden fur was impenetrable; when he found and shot the lion and firing at it with his bow, he discovered the fur's protective property when the arrow bounced harmlessly off the creature's thigh. After some time, Heracles made the lion return to his cave. The cave had two entrances, one of which Heracles blocked; he then entered the other. In those dark and close quarters, Heracles stunned the beast with his club and, using his immense strength, strangled it to death. During the fight the lion bit off one of his fingers. Others say that he shot arrows at it, eventually shooting it in the unarmoured mouth.

After slaying the lion, he tried to skin it with a knife from his belt, but failed. He then tried sharpening the knife with a stone and even tried with the stone itself. Finally, Athena, noticing the hero's plight, told Heracles to use one of the lion's own claws to skin the pelt.

When he returned on the thirtieth day carrying the carcass of the lion on his shoulders, King Eurystheus was amazed and terrified. Eurystheus forbade him ever again to enter the city; in future he was to display the fruits of his labours outside the city gates. Eurystheus warned him that the tasks set for him would become increasingly difficult. He then sent Heracles off to complete his next quest, which was to destroy the Lernaean hydra.

The Nemean lion's coat was impervious to the elements and all but the most powerful weapons. Others say that Heracles' armour was, in fact, the hide of the lion of Cithaeron.
ecoli
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Caracalla & Julia Domna, 20 viewsObverse: ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC IOVLIA DOMNA, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left.
Reverse: UP KUNTILIANOU MARKIANOPOLITWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, Epsilon in upper left field.
Varbanov 1054 ; AMNG 678. 26.3 mm diam., 12.3 g
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Celtic Coinage29 viewsContinental Celts & Tribes of Britannia
Gaul: Northwest Gaul: Aulerci Eburovices, Carnutes, Coriosolites, Redones, Senones, Veneti. Northeast Gaul: Ambiani, Remi, Suessiones (Cricironus), Treveri.
Central Gaul: Aediu, Arverni. Sequani (Turonos & Cantorix). Southern Gaul: Massalia (Marseilles), Tolostates, Volcae-Arecomici. Uncertain: Volcae Tectosages, Leuci, Senones.
Britain: Atrebates & Regni (Verica), Cantii (Amminus), CantuvellauniCorieltauvi (Volisios Dumnocoveros), Cunobelin, Dobunni, Durotriges, Epaticcus, Iceni, Trinovantes, Cantuvellauni & Trinovantes (Addedomaros, Caratacus).
Lower Danube: Geto-Dacians. Middle Danube: Hercuniates. Central Europe: Boii. Danubian Celts are also referred to as being from the Carpathian Region, in which there were various tribes, many unknown.
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City Commemorative, RIC VII 187 Thessalonica, AE 324 viewsObverse:VRBS ROMA, Helmeted bust of Roma wearing imperial cloak. Plume on front of helmet.
Reverse:She-wolf standing left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus, O on wolf's shoulder, 2 stars above.
Mintmark SMTS epsilon, 16.1 mm., 2.5 g.
Ref: RIC VII Thessalonica 187

Notes: This variation with O on wolf's shoulder
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Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 CE.20 viewsBronze Antoninianus, Minister 478
Obverse: DIVO CLAUVDIO, radiate head right.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO, garlanded altar with flames above, no decoration on front. 16.7 mm., 1.8 g.
Note: Although a variation of this coin is in the RIC and Cohen, these sources generally refer to the type with a front divided into four sections (RIC 261). This type of garlanded altar, lit altar was not described and published until the discovery of the Minister Hoard, discovered after RIC was written.
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Constantine II, RIC 381 var. Trier22 viewsConstantine II, AE19, Trier. 322-323 CE
Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate and cuirassed bust right, holding spear over shoulder and horse by the bridle before.
Reverse: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS, large globe on an altar inscribed V dot O - TIS - XX in three lines, three stars above.
Mintmark: PTR dot., RIC VII Trier 381 var (mintmark) 18.9 mm, 2.7 g.
NORMAN K
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Elagabalus, Varbanov 1394 AE17, 218-222 CE.25 views
056p Elagabalus, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D., Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior
Bronze AE
Varbanov 1384, VF, Markianopolis mint, 2.1g, 16.5 mm,
Obverse: AΥT K M AΥΡ ANTΩNINOC,( ΩN ligate) laureate head right; reverse Reverse:MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, (AP and ΩN ligate) four stars in creasent moon.
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Gallienus RIC 585 Siscia11 viewsGallienus, AE antoninianus. Rome or Siscia. Sole reign.
Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VBERITAS AVG, Uberitas standing left holding purse and cornucopiae.
RIC V-1 Siscia 585 var (attributes); 17.28 mm., 1.8 g.
NORMAN K
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Hemidrachm 404-390 BC. AR 10mm. 1.6grm18 viewsRhodes, Hemidrachm. 404-390 BC. 1.6Grm.
Obv. Head of Helios facing
Rev. P O Flanking rose within incuse square,
Ref. SNG Keck. 367 (Var)
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ILIRIA - DIRRAQUIO/EPIDAMNOS20 viewsAR dracma 18X16 mm 2.4 gr.

Anv: "MENIΣ [KOΣ ]" (Nombre de la Autoridad Monetaria que la acuña), sobre una Vaca a der. mirando a su ternero que se amanta a izq.
Rev: "AYP / ΔIO / [NY] / [ΣIOY]" – Doble Forma estrellada, dividida por dos líneas y rodeada por una doble línea formando un contorno cuadrado.
Los diseños del reverso de Korkyra así como de sus colonias, Apollonia (Apolonia) y Dyrrhachion (Dirraquio), han sido objeto de mucha especulación numismática. Eckhel (Doctrina numorum veterum [Vienna, 1792/3], II:155) aceptó la opinión de Laurentius Beger (Observationes Et Conjecturae In Numismata Quaedam Antiqua [Brandenburg, 1691]), que argumentó que el diseño del reverso representa el jardín de Alkinoos, el mítico rey de Phaiakia, descrito en detalle por el poeta Homero (Od. 7.112-133). Basado en el supuesto de que mítica Phaiakia era la isla de la antigua Korkyra (mod. Corfú), y sabiendo que Korkyrans colonizaron tanto Apollonia y Dyrrhachion, Beger (ya través de él, Eckhel) concluyeron que los elementos centrales eran flores y que el diseño general debe representar tanto el diseño del jardín, o las puertas que conducen a ella. Más tarde, la mayoría de los numismáticos, como Böckh, Müller, Friedlander, y von Sallet, argumentaron que los elementos centrales del diseño eran más como la estrella, mientras que Gardner favoreciendo una interpretación floral, aunque sea como una referencia a Apolo Aristaios o Nomios, no el jardín de ALKINOOS. Más recientemente, Nicolet-Pierre volvió a examinar la cuestión del diseño del reverso en su artículo sobre la moneda arcaica de Korkyra ("À props du monnayage archaïque de Corcyre," SNR 88 [2009], pp. 2-3) y ofreció una nueva interpretación. Tomando nota de un pasaje de Tucídides (3.70.4) en la que ese autor citó la existencia en la isla de un recinto sagrado (temenos) dedicado a Zeus y ALKINOOS, sugirió que el diseño del reverso podría haber sido inspirada por esto, y no en el jardín de ALKINOOS que detalla Homero.

Acuñación: 200 - 30 A.C.
Ceca: Dyrrhachion - Illyria (Hoy Durré en Albania)

Referencias: Sear GCTV Vol.I #1900 var Pag.187 – BMC Vol.7 #62-64 Pag.69 – SNG Copenhagen #467 - Maier #201 - Ceka #320
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Macrinus, AE 27of Nikopolis ad Istrum, magistrate Agrippa.24 viewsMoesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, Macrinius 217-218 CE.
Obverse: AV K M OPEL CEVH MAKRINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust with scale armour right.
Reverse: VP AGRIPPA NIKOPOLITWN PROC / ICTRW, Tyche in long double chiton and palla, wearing kalathos standing left, holding rudder set on globe and cornucopiae.
Varbanov 3420, 27.75mm 12.8 g.
sold 4-2018
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Manuel I Komnenus clipped billion aspron trachy SB196416 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (one dots= on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
18mm 1.65 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus clipped billion aspron trachy SB196666 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var d, Fourth coinage; H 16.14,15; 17.1-4
rev: Jewel within circle on loros waist
16mm .89gm
As discussed in the Byzantine forumThese are the "neatly clipped" trachies.
During the reign of Manuel I the silver content of the trachy was dropped from c.6% to c.3%, but later types were sometimes issued with the higher silver content.
In Alexius III's time these high silver types were clipped down to half size, probably officially, presumably so as to match the lower silver content of the later issues.
Of course this would only have worked as long as the populace accepted the idea that the clipped coins were all high silver versions to start with. Once smarties started clipping ordinary coins these types would soon have have fallen out of favour and been withdrawn.

Ross G.


During the reign of Alexius III were reused coins of previous releases, clipping its border in a very regular mode and thus reducing to half their weight. Regularity of shearing and the fact that they were found to stock uniforms, suggesting that this clipping is a formal issuance of mint. Based on the stocks found in Constantinople , some of which consist only of clipped coins, it may safely be dated between 1195 and 1203.
Hendy and Grierson believe that this shearing was a consequence of the devaluation of trachy mixture during the reign of Isaac II and Alexius III. They reduced by half the already low silver content of this coin: shearing coins of previous emperors, still widely in circulation, made their trachy consistent with the intrinsic value of current emissions. Of course, this does not justify the clipping of coins already degraded of Isaac II and Alexius III. Therefore, reason for their declassification is not understood. I think that reason of Ross is right!
The structure of their dispersion in hoards indicates that, however, were made after the other emissions. Clipped trachys appear in small amounts along with regular trachy in hoards, represents a rarity. Were clipped trachys of Manuel I, Andronicus I, Isaac II and Alexius III, and perhaps of John II; those of Manuel are less scarce. In principle, we must believe that all trachys after Manuel I have been clipped, although many have not yet appeared.

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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus “Elagabalus”, 218-222 CE.13 viewsElagabalus, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D., Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior
Bronze AE
Varbanov 1384, VF, Markianopolis mint, 2.0g, 16mm,
Obverse: AΥT K M AΥΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right.
Reverse:MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, bunch of grapes.
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Rhodos, Carian Islands, c. 188 - 84 B.C.105 viewsSilver hemidrachm, cf. SNG Keckman 642 ff. (various magistrates and control symbols)Dexikrates, Fine/Fair, scratches, underweight (perhaps imitative), 0.905g, 13.0mm, 135o, Rhodos (Rhodes) mint, c. 188 - 84 B.C.; obverse radiate head of Helios facing slightly right; reverse rose with bud to right, P-O in fields, magistrates name above,ΔΕΞΙΚΡΑΤΗΣ, control symbol lower left, all within a shallow square incuse;7 commentsRandygeki(h2)
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RIC 0539 variant Domitian denarius71 viewsCAES AV DOMIT COS II
Laureate head right

Domitian on horse left; right hand raised, sceptre in left

Rome? 73 AD

3.34g

RIC 539 (R2) variant?: Missing G and F in legend.

Ex-Jerusalem Haydaya

Stylistically this coin resembles some others of this type but without the legend errors. The fabric is similar to those from Antioch. Is this an ancient imitation or perhaps an apprentice cut the legend? Or is it an unknown type from Antioch?
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RIC-10(a) Pupienus Clasped Hands831 viewsIMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG - Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
CARITAS MVTVA AVGG - (Mutual Clarity of the Emperors), clasped hands

This is the scarcer variant of RIC 10. Superb portrait. David Sear ANCCS certified.
From Forum ancient Coins
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Severus Alexander,AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. SGI 3287 var. 59 viewsObverse: M AYP CEV AΛEΞAΔΡOC AVΓ; laureate head right
Reverse: NIKA-IEWN to left and right of three standards.
20 mm diam., 4.3 g
SGI 3287 var.
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Δ and KA (monogram of)295 viewsCILICIA. Seleuceia ad Calycadnum. Severus Alexander. Æ 28. A.D. 222-235. Obv: AV▪K▪M▪AVP▪CEOVHPAΛEZA-NΔPO. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; 2 countermarks: (1) on chest, (2) partly under (1). Rev: CEΛE(-YKEΩN)KAΛY-KA-ΔNΩ. Tyche of Seleuceia seated left on rock in distyle shrine, holding grains; river-god Calycadnus swimming left below. Ref: BMC -; SNG Levante Supp. 196 (same obv. die, var. rev. leg.). Axis: 195°. Weight: 9.91 g. CM(1): Δ containing dot, in triangular punch, 6 x 5 mm. Howgego 670 (206 pcs). Note: Not likely to be a denominational countermark. CM(2): Monogram of K and A, in shaped punch, 4 x 5 mm. Howgego 618 (52 pcs). Note: The countermark likely refers to Calycadnum. Collection Automan.Automan
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Δ, 6-pointed star and Nike188 viewsCILICIA. Ninica-Claudiopolis. Maximinus I. Æ 28. A.D. 235-238. Obv: (...MA)XIMINVΓP(A)UTΛ or similar. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; 4 countermarks: (1) before face, (2) on shoulder; (3) before chest, (4) behind neck. Rev: (C)-OLN-(I)NI-CLAUΔ. Colonist ploughing behind two oxen, in background vexillum, star before colonist. Ref: BMC 8 (var. obv. leg.). Axis: 210°. Weight: 10.70 g. CM(1): Six-pointed star, incuse, 6 mm from point to point. Howgego 451 (45 pcs). CM(2): Δ containing dot, all within circle; circular punch, 6 mm. . Howgego 669 (49 pcs). Note: Not likely to be a denominational countermark. CM(3-4): Nike right, in oval punch, c. 5 x 8 mm (not certain!). Howgego 262 (34 pcs). Note:The sequence of application appears to have been (1) Δ in circle (669), (2) six-pointed star (451), and (3) Nike (262). Collection Automan.Automan
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36 viewsROME. temp. Tiberius. AD 14-37
Gilt Æ Tessera (21mm, 4.37 g, 2 h)
Draped bust of maenad left, holding cantharus
XII within wreath
Cf. Buttrey 22 var. (reverse numeral)
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34 viewsROME. M. Arrius Vestinus.
PB Tessera (22mm, 5.14 g, 12h)
Victory flying left, holding wreath and palm frond
M · AR/ VES
Rostovtsev 1135 = Kircheriano 527 var. (no horizontal line)

Ex Agora 34 (9 June 2015), lot 148
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40 viewsROME
PB Tessera (18mm, 4.11 g, 12 h)
Cybele riding right on lion, holding transverse scepter
Attis standing right, wearing Phrygian cap, holding long scepter and ears of grain
Rostowzew 3213, pl. X, 14 var. (no legend); München 631 var. (same); BM 1356-9 var. (same)
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20 viewsROME
PB Tessera (17mm, 3.99 g, 12 h)
Helmeted and bearded male head left
M/BC
Rostovtsev 1535 var. (bare head)
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9 viewsROME
PB Tessera (18mm, 3.94 g, 12h)
Hercules standing left, holding club and scyphus
Minerva standing facing, holding spear and shield
Rostovtsev 2502.1; München 450-1 var. (size)
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45 viewsROME
PB Tessera (16mm, 2.92 g, 12 h)
Horse standing right; C above
Erect phallus; A V flanking
Rostovtsev -

Rostovtsev1 gathers into one group all tesserae depicting the phallus, various iterations of the word Amor, and the extremely rare pieces depicting sexual acts. He assumes that these pieces were entrance tickets to the Lupanaria, ancient brothels. This association has caused many scholars to refuse to accept tesserae as currency, as they feel that such crude themes would never have been depicted on currency. Thornton2, however, convincingly argues that, as Mercury is sometimes depicted as a herm, a statuary type consisting of a bust set on a square pedestal adorned with only genitalia, the phallus is in fact an emblem of the god in his guise as a fertility deity.


1. Rostovtzev, Mikhail. 1905. Römische Bleitesserae. Ed. C.F. Lehmann and E Kornemann. Beiträge z. Liepzig: Theodor Weicher.

2. Thornton, M. K. 1980. “The Roman Lead Tesserae : Observations on Two Historical Problems Author.” Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte 29 3: 341-3
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53 viewsROME
PB Tessera (18mm, 3.06 g, 12 h)
Isis standing left, holding sistrum and situla
IVE/NES
Rostovtsev -


The iuvenes were Roman educational organizations roughly analagous to modern American colleges. Mohler1 argues that, while their athletic program undoubtedly focused on parade and various other activities that relate to war, the group focused equally on education and athletics, rather than as a pseudo-military training program. Inscriptions survive in some theaters and arenas that note reserved seats for iuvenes, leading some to identify these pieces as entrance tickets. I feel they were more likely distributed at the various parades and processions for which the organizations were famous.

The iuvenes tokens are related to those of the sodales, composed of individuals not a part of the organization (younger or older men and women) who still actively supported it.

1. Mohler, S. L. (1937). The Iuvenes and Roman Education. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Society, 68, 442–479.
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41 viewsROME
PB Tessera (15mm, 2.37 g, 3 h)
Lion leaping right; S above, RV below
Dolpin right; S above, RV below
Rostowzew 604, fig. 47 var. (arrangement of letters)


Although it initially appears to be struck, close examination reveals that this piece was cast, with insufficient metal filling the mold.
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11 viewsROME
PB Tessera (12mm, 1.38 g)
Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Phallus
Rostovtsev 914 = BM 1181, 1819-21 var. (Fortuna right); Turcan 434 var. (same)
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24 viewsROME
PB Tessera (19mm, 3.15 g, 12 h)
Togate priest standing left, holding patera
Modius with three grain ears, A C flanking
Rostowzew 1571 var. (size, no modius)

AC may stand for “Antoninus Caesar”, thereby making the togate figure the emperor in the guise of Pontifex Maximus. The presence of a modius also suggests a relation to the annona, implying a reading of “Annona Caesaris.”
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12 viewsROME
PB Tessera (20mm, 2.94 g, 6h)
Victory standing right, holding wreath and palm frond
M
Rostowzew 1956 var. (no letters on obv.). "IVLIA" and "VICTOR" in India ink on obverse, "FARSALI/IA" and "MAXIMA" on reverse

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 55 (13 September 2000), lot 1201 (part of)
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52 viewsROME
PB Tessera. (20mm, 4.40 g)
AED
CSC
Rostowzew -

The legend likely refers to the office of aedile, an elected position in the city of Rome. Aediles were responsible for various duties, including managing the grain supply and providing for games and public festivals.
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27 viewsROME
PB Tessera. (23mm, 7.78 g)
AED
LOS
Rostowzew -

The legend likely refers to the office of aedile, an elected position in the city of Rome. Aediles were responsible for various duties, including managing the grain supply and providing for games and public festivals.
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15 viewsTHESSALY, Uncertain. Mid-late 4th century BC?
PB Tessera. By the Eurymenai/Atrax engraver?
Bearded head right
Schematic line (horse's leg right?)
Cf. BCD Thessaly 1024 and 1038 (for similar bearded heads)

From the BCD Collection

BCD suggests that these two matching specimens are the products of an itinerant engraver, who would have used similar lead strickings as a portfolio to present to the various polities of the region. They are not related to the comparatively more common lead pieces of Pherai (Rogers 287; BCD Thessaly I 1305).
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16 viewsTHESSALY, Uncertain. Mid-late 4th century BC?
PB Tessera. By the Eurymenai/Atrax engraver?
Bearded head right
Schematic line (horse's leg right?)
Cf. BCD Thessaly 1024 and 1038 (for similar bearded heads)

From the BCD Collection

BCD suggests that these two matching specimens are the products of an itinerant engraver, who would have used similar lead strickings as a portfolio to present to the various polities of the region. They are not related to the comparatively more common lead pieces of Pherai (Rogers 287; BCD Thessaly I 1305).
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24 viewsIONIA, Ephesos
PB Tessera (15mm, 4.51 g)
Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond
Blank
Gülbay & Kireç 11-2 var. (Victory left; no border)
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37 viewsIONIA, Ephesos
PB Tessera (20mm, 3.30 g)
The Charites (the Three Graces) standing, the left and right facing, the middle with back to view
Blank
Gülbay & Kireç 53 var. (reverse type)

Ex Mark Staal Three Graces Collection; Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 232, lot 515 (part of). Found near Ephesus.
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28 viewsIONIA, Ephesos
PB Tessera (18mm, 4.03 g)
The Charites (the Three Graces) standing, the left and right facing, the middle with back to view
Blank
Gülbay & Kireç 53 var. (reverse type)

Ex Mark Staal Three Graces Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 300), lot 432 (part of)
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43 viewsIONIA, Ephesos
PB Tessera (15mm, 3.31 g)
Hermit crab right; wheat ear below
Blank
Gülbay & Kireç 40 var. (figure on reverse - same obverse die)
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35 viewsIONIA, Ephesos
PB Tessera (16mm, 4.22 g, 2 h)
Hermit crab right; wheat ear below
Lion advancing right
Gülbay & Kireç 40 var. (figure on reverse – same obverse die)

My special thanks to BCD for withholding his bid and allowing me to acquire this piece.
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42 viewsEGYPT, Antinoöpolis
PB Tessera (23mm, 5.21 g, 1 h)
[Dated RY 2 of an uncertain era?]
Draped bust of Antinoös right, wearing hem-hem crown; crescent before, [Θω behind]
Nike advancing left, holding palm frond and wreath; L [B flanking?]
Milne -; Dattari (Savio) 11655; Köln 3560 var. (size)
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51 viewsEGYPT, Oxyrhynchus
PB Tessera (21mm, 10.52 g, 2h)
Draped bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helm and aegis
Athena flying left on globe, holding wreath and palm frond over shoulder
Milne 5291; Dattari (Savio) 11817 (same dies); Köln 3509-17 var. (no letters, no globe)
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22 viewsEGYPT, Uncertain
PB Tessera (18mm, 4.15 g, 1h)
Dated year 2 of an uncertain era
Nilus recling left, holding cornucopia and mummiform figure of Osiris
Euthenia reclining left, holding cornucopia and grain ears; LB above
Milne 5391 var. (date); Dattari (Savio) 11623 var. (placement of date); Köln -
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17 viewsCANADA, Nova Scotia. William IV King of Great Britain, 1830-1837
CU Halfpenny Token
Belleville (New Jersey) mint. Dated 1832, but struck circa 1835
PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
HALFPENNY TOKEN, thistle with two leaves; 1832 (over 1382) below
Charlton NS-3C; Corteau 281; Breton 871

This reverse die was initially engraved with the anachronistic date 1382, but was quickly caught and corrected, leaving only a handful of that extremely rare variety known today.
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146 viewsROME. Licinius I. AD 308-324.
Æ Follis (20mm, 3.1 g)
Siscia mint, 1st officina. Struck AD 319-320.
IMP LICINIVS AVG, laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT/PR in two lines over altar; I on altar; ASIS*
RIC VII 96 var. (bust type)
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47 viewsHAITI, Premier République. Jean Pierre Boyer. President, 1825-1843
Brass 50 Centimes (25.5mm, 4.26 g, 12h)
Contemporary counterfeit. Dated L'An 25 of the Republic (AD 1828/9)
J * BOYER * PRESIDENTE *, AN 25
Bust left
REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI */ 50 * C
Palm tree flanked by cannon and banners
KM 20a; cf. Arroyo 105 (for official issue); Lissade 96; iNumis 25, lot 1352

On 1 June 1835, local officials arrested engraver Joseph Gardner of Belleville on charges of counterfeiting. When searching his house, officials discovered dies for Spanish 8 reales in various states of completion, coining implements, a bag of gold dust, and several bags of "spurious Haytien coppers." Yet Gardner was not the only individual striking illicit Haitian coins. James Bishop of neighboring Bloomfield, New Jersey had been arrested several months before, and a third person was responsible for the issue brought to Haiti by Jeremiah Hamilton.

Today, two distinct issues of counterfeits can be identified: a group of 25 and 50 Centimes, clearly related in fabric, and two different dates of 100 Centimes. The smaller denominations are most often found lacking a silver plating, while the plating year 26 100 Centimes is fine enough to deceive the likes of NGC and Heritage. Additionally, there are a handful year 27 100 centimes overstruck on US large cents. While I have not yet found a regular strike from these dies, they are the most likely candidate for Belleville's production.
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32 viewsBRITISH TOKENS, Tudor. temp. Mary–Edward VI.1553-1558.
PB Token (27mm, 5.29 g). St. Nicholas (‘Boy Bishop’) type. Cast in East Anglia (Bury St. Edmund’s?)
Mitre, croizer to right; all within border
Long cross pattée with trefoils in angles; scrollwork border
Rigold, Tokens class X.B, 1; Mitchiner & Skinner group Ra, 1

Ex Classical Numismatic Review XXXIX.1 (Spring 2014), no. 973330

Britain in the late middle ages played host to a popular regional variant of the ‘Feast of Fools’ festival. Every year on the feast of St. Nicholas, a boy was elected from among the local choristers to serve as ‘bishop.’ Dressed in mitre and bearing the croizer of his office, the young boy paraded through the city accompanied by his equally youthful ‘priest’ attendants. The ‘bishop’ performed all the ceremonies and offices of the real bishop, save for the actual conducting of mass. Though this practice was extinguished with the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539, it was briefly revived under Queen Mary, who took particular interest in the festival, when the lucky boy was referred to as ‘Queen Mary’s Child.’ The celebration of the boy bishop died out completely early in the reign of Elizabeth.

Evidence of this custom is particularly prevalent in East Anglia, specifically at Bury St. Edmunds. Beginning in the late 15th century, the region produced numerous lead tokens bearing the likeness of a bishop, often bearing legends relating to the festival of St. Nicholas. Issued in sizes roughly corresponding to groats, half groats, and pennies, these pieces were undoubtedly distributed by the boy bishop himself, and were likely redeemable at the local abbey or guild for treats and sweetmeats. Considering the endemic paucity of small change in Britain at the time, it is likely that, at least in parts of East Anglia, these tokens entered circulation along with the other private lead issues that were becoming common.
Ardatirion
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RIC.10a1(var) Valentinian I (AE4, Restitvtor Reip)17 viewsValentinian I, western roman emperor (364-375)
Quarter maiorina (?) AE4 : Restitvtor Reip (364-365, Cyzicus mint)

bronze, 17 mm diameter, 1.98 g, die axis: 6 h

A/ D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG; pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
R/ RESTITV-TOR REIP / SMK• in exergue; emperor standing facing left, holding l. standard and r. Victory on a globe

Divisonal emission ?
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D.609 Louis the Pious (denier, Melle, class 2)49 viewsLouis the Pious, king of the Franks and Holy Roman emperor (813-840)
Denier (Melle, class 2, 819-822)

Silver, 1.48 g, 20 mm diameter, die axis 3 h

O/ +HLVDOVVICVS IMP; cross pattée
R/ META / . / LLVM

Louis' deniers correspond to his father's (Charles the Great) ``novus denarius'', whose weight is supposed to be near 1.7 g with a certain variability.

This denier is typical of Class 2 of Louis' coinage (819-822).
A circular inscription of the name of the ruler surrounds a cross pattée on the observe. The quite surprising Hlvdovvicvs initially comes from the germanic name Chlodowig ("Clovis"). This one was first transcribed to latin as Chlodowicvs. The initial C then disappeared, which explains the H at the beginning. The w(=vv) finally became a standard v, which gave Lvdovicvs (Louis). The imperial title imp is also given.

The reverse consists of the mint name, in field. The mint name may be split in 2 or 3 lines.
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D.613var Louis the Pious (obol, Melle, class 2)34 viewsLouis the Pious, king of the Franks and Holy Roman emperor (813-840)
Obol (Melle, class 2, 819-822)

Silver, 0.74 g, 17 mm diameter, die axis 9 h

O/ LVDO / VVIC
R/ +METALLVM; cross pattée

As the value of a denier was quite important (a sheep typically cost 10 deniers during Charles the Great's reign), a smaller coin was needed. Clearly speaking, an obol is a half-denier. The carolingian coinage is typically one of silver deniers and obols. Obols and deniers were usually produced by pairs of the same kind.

Contrary to the related denier, the name of the ruler is here in the field and the mint name surrounds a cross pattée.
The absence of the imperial title made think that the coin had been struck when Louis was king of Aquitaine (before the death of Charles the Great). However there are similar obols with out of Aquitain mints. The absence of the imperial title (as well as an abbreviated name Lvdovvic instead of Hlvdovvicvs) may be due to a lack of space.
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D.612var Louis the Pious (obol, Melle, class 2)32 viewsLouis the Pious, king of the Franks and Holy Roman emperor (813-840)
Obol (Melle, class 2, 819-822)

Silver, 0.78 g, 15.5 mm diameter, die axis 2 h

O/ +HLVDOVVICVS MP; cross pattée
R/ +METALLVM; cross pattée

The obol of this type is simply a reduced size version but is identical to the related denier.

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Dy.227 Philip IV (the Fair): double parisis, 1st emission15 viewsPhilip IV, king of France (1285-1314)
Double parisis, 1st emission (1295-1303)

Billon (480 ‰), 1.28 g, diameter 20 mm, die axis 11h
O: +PhILIPPVS REX; leafy cross
R: +mOnETA DVPLEX: REGA/LIS under a fleur-de-lis

Philip had to face with extensive financial liabilities. He found money expelling Jews, Lombard bankers, arresting Templars and confiscating their properties. He also debased the French coinage and minted quite a large number of successive types and emissions of coins, with varying silver proportions.
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RIC.115var Tetricus I: antoninianus (Princ Ivvent)11 viewsTetricus, Gallic emperor (usurper) (271-274)
Antoninianus: Princ Ivvent (5th emission, 274, Trèves)

Billon, 3.02 g, diameter 18 mm, die axis 1h

A/ IMP C TETRIC[VS P F AVG]; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R/ [PRINC] IV-VENT; Tetricus II standing left holding baton and scepter

EG.279
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RIC.126var Tetricus I: antoninianus (Salvs Avgg)10 viewsTetricus, Gallic emperor (usurper) (271-274)
Antoninianus: Salvs Avgg (5th emission, 274, Trèves)

Billon, 5.03 g, diameter 18 mm, die axis 7h

A/ IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R/ [S]ALVS AVGG; Salus standing left, feeding serpent raising from altar and holding anchor

EG.280
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RIC.255 Tetricus II: antoninianus (Pietas Avgg)8 viewsTetricus II, Gallic caesar (usurper) (272-274)
Antoninianus : Pietas Avgg (6th emission, 272-273, Cologne)

Billon, 2.30 g, diameter 20 mm, die axis 6h

A/ C P E TET[RICVS CAE]S; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left
R/ [P]IETAS AVGG; pontifical instruments variously arranged (vase handle on the right)

EG.305
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RIC.255 Tetricus II: antoninianus (Pietas Avgg)11 viewsTetricus II, Gallic caesar (usurper) (272-274)
Antoninianus : Pietas Avgg (6th emission, 272-273, Cologne)

Billon, 2.30 g, diameter 20 mm, die axis 6h

A/ C P E TETRICVS CAES; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left
R/ PIETAS AVGG; pontifical instruments variously arranged (vase handle on the left)

EG.305
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D.268 Lothair (denier, Chalon-sur-Saône)16 viewsLothair, king of the Franks (954-986)
Denier (Chalon-sur-Saône)

Silver, 1.26 g, 21 mm diameter, die axis 1h

O/ +LOTARVS.REX; B
R/ +CAVILON.CIVT; cross pattée

The B on the obverse means Bourgogne.

Although Lothair's reign had lasted more than 30 years, his coins are quite scarce. Moreover, they are often hard to distinguish from feudal issues. The types are varied, as well as the spelling of the king's name, depending on the mint. This is an evidence of a lack of central control.
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"8 Zhu" Ban Liang of Qin Kingdom (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)24 viewsMinted 300-220 BCE.

Two huge Chinese characters - Ban Liang ("Half an ounce"), no rims or other marks / Blank, no rims. Unfiled edges.

This very large thin coins of variable weight were made under the very late Zhou dynasty - they are local issues, and might belong either to the late "Warring States" period or the early Qin period.

31mm, 3.52 grams. Hartill #7.4.
Belisarius
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"C" Denarius, Crawford 107/1a - My favorite Coin26 viewsDenomination: Denarius
Era: c. 209-208 BC
Metal: AR
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma r. with splayed visor; “X” behind; Border of dots
Reverse: Dioscuri r.; Above, “C”; in linear frame, “ROMA”.
Mint: Etruia(?)
Weight: 4.44 gm.
Reference: Crawford 107/1a
Provenance: NAC 61; 25-OCT-2011, Privately purchased by RBW from CNG in 1989


Comments: This is one of my favorite coins. It is not high grade, neither the obverse nor the reverse is well centered. The dioscuri are really just blobs, and this coin would be overlooked in any sale but the NAC 61 sale of RBW’s finest and rarest coins, perhaps the greatest Roman Republican auction of our generation. Nevertheless, the coin has a lovely tone and a style that is very characteristic of this issue which is quite rare.

Unique to this variety and the related staff issue, are the braided locks extending from the helmet to the hair binding. The stars are simple dots above the dioscuri, and ROMA is cut into the die with very large letters with a very fine line tool. There has been much speculation on the significance of the “C” insignia, but few with any real merit.
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"C", larger head, Denarius, Crawford 107/1b17 viewsDenomination: Denarius
Era: c. 209-208 BC
Metal: AR
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma r. with splayed visor; “X” behind; Border of dots
Reverse: Dioscuri r.; above, “C” symbol; in linear frame, “ROMA”.
Mint: Etruria(?)
Weight: 4.32 gm.
Reference: Crawford 107/1b
Provenance: Naville auction, 7-MAY-2017

Comments:
This type with a “C” symbol is of the same fundamental style as the staff symbol 106/3c. presumably both issues from the same mint. The type is somewhat scarce, but the most common of the three other “C” sub-varieties.
Near complete on a large flan, GVF.
Steve B5
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"Q" Quinarius, RRC 86A/126 viewsDenomination: Quinarius
Era: c. 211 BC
Metal: AR
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma r. with splayed visor. Hair curl visible on far side of Roma’s neck. Behind, “V”. Border of dots
Reverse: Dioscuri r.; “ROMA” in exergue. “Q” symbol below horses
Mint: S. E. Italy
Weight: 2.11 gm.
Reference: Crawford 86A/1
Provenance: Nomisma E-Live Auction 12, October 2, 2019, Lot 2034

Comments: “Q” symbol quinarius, Not to be confused with the more common Crawford 102/2 Q quinarius varieties. Very scarce, 6 examples in ACSearch at this writing.

Glossy jet black patina(?) Some reverse corrosion, otherwise GVF.
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(0117) HADRIAN31 views117 - 138 AD
AE Sestertius 33 mm, 22.04 g
O: draped bust left
R: Galley sailing right
cf RIC 703 var.
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(0117) HADRIAN40 views117-138 AD
(struck 133-134 AD)
Æ Drachm 34 mm 21.58 gm
O: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right;
R: Isis Pharia standing right, wearing chiton, peplos and headdress of horns, disk and plumes, billowing sail in both hands and under left foot, sistrum in right; I / L - H across lower fields (year 18)
Alexandria, Roman Egypt
SNG Cop. 384; BMC Alexandria p. 89, 754 var; Köln.1118
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(0117) HADRIAN--Alexandria21 views117 - 138 AD
Struck 120-121 AD
Billon Tetradrachm 23.5 mm, 14.3 g
O: AVT KAI TPAI CEB Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder, crescent before
R: Agathodaemon serpent erect right, wearing skhent and entwining caduceus and grain ears in coils; LE (date) in exe.
Egypt, Alexandria; Ref: Emmett 803.5 koln 804/805 var. Dattari 1547 Milne 982 RPC 3, 5270
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(0117) HADRIAN--Alexandria23 views117 - 138 AD
Struck 120-121 AD
Billon Tetradrachm 23.5 mm, 14.3 g
O: AVT KAI TPAI CEB Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder, crescent before
R: Agathodaemon serpent erect right, wearing skhent and entwining caduceus and grain ears in coils; LE (date) in exe.
Egypt, Alexandria; Ref: Emmett 803.5 koln 804/805 var. Dattari 1547 Milne 982 RPC 3, 5270
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(0138) ANTONINUS PIUS37 viewsAugust 138 - 7 March 161 A.D., Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior
AE 21 mm 5.57 g
O: Laureate head right
R: Apollo Sauroktonos (the lizard-slayer) standing right, left knee bent, resting hand on tree on which lizard climbs
Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior
Varbanov 2111 Rare
(naming governor Zeno)

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(0138) ANTONINUS PIUS26 views138 - 161 AD
AE 30.5 mm; 18.79 g
O: AVT AI ADRIAN - ANTWNEINOC, laureate head r.
R: NEIKOPO - LEITWN / PROC ICTRW, Zeus enthroned l., resting wih l. hand on sceptre and holding with extended r. hand patera over burning altar.
Nikopolis ad Istrum
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.6.1.2 var (vs bare head and ICTR)
Rare
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(0138) ANTONINUS PIUS25 views138 - 161 AD
AE 24 mm, 9.50 g
O ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΤ ΑΙΛ Α∆ΡΙ − ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ (or similar), laureate bust right;
R: ΘΕΑCCΥΡΙ / ΑC ΙΕΡΟΠΟ (or similar) /A or D, all within laurel wreath
Hieropolis, Cyrrhestica, Syria
cf. BMC Syria p. 141, 19; RPC online 6976; SNG Hunterian II 2674; Butcher 17; SNG Cop 53 var.
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(0138) ANTONINUS PIUS--ALEXANDRIA80 views138 - 161 AD
BI TETRADRACHM 24 mm 13.38 g
O: Laureate head right
R: Serapis standing l., head r., Cerberus at his feet
Alexandria, Roman Provincial Egypt
Emmett 1428, Rare (R3/5); bust var. of Dattari 2364, BM 982, Cologne 1794.

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(0161) MARCUS AURELIUS (as Caesar)54 views161 - 180 Augustus
struck 139-161 AD as Caesar
AE 25.5 mm; 10.42 g
O: M AVRHLIOC OVHROC KAICAR, laureate, draped bust right
R: ADRIANOPOLEITON, Hades-Serapis seated left, holding sceptre, right hand extended over Cerberus seated at foot.
Thrace, Hadrianopolis; Varbanov 3197; SNG Italy 415.
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(0161) MARCUS AURELIUS (as Caesar)12 views161 - 180 Augustus
struck 139-161 AD as Caesar
Æ 25 mm, 8.56 g
O: Draped bust right
R: Nude Apollo standing to front, holding branch in left hand and patera over lighted altar with right.
Thrace, Philippopolis
cf. Varbanov 807, 808 (var.), Moushmov 5128 v.
d.s.
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(0177) COMMODUS44 views177 - 192 AD
Struck ca. 189 AD
AE Sestertius 27 X 29 mm 15.28 g
O: COMMOD ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT
LAUR HEAD R
R: MINERVA STANDING R HOLDING VICTORY & SPEAR, SHIELD BEFORE, TROPHY TO RIGHT
Rome; RIC 546 VAR.
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(0177) COMMODUS13 views177-192 AD
AE 17.5 mm, 4.66 g
O: Laureate bust of Commodus right
R: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head reverted
Thrace, Philippopolis. cf Varbanov 1028 var.
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(0177) COMMODUS11 views177-192 AD
AE 18 mm, 3.3 g
O: [ ] C KOMODO Laureate head r.
R: [ ] PROC ICTRON Homonoia in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos(?), standing left with cornucopia and holding patera over burning altar
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum; Varbanov (engl.) 2166c, Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2018) No. 8.10.36.1, not in AMNGb
(RPC lists this as 10522, incorrectly identifying rev. as Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia)
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(0177) COMMODUS--AUGUSTA TRAIANA37 views177 - 192 AD
struck 191-192 AD
AE 29.5 mm; 15.36 g
Magistrate: L. Aemilius Iustus (Legatus Augusti pro praetore provinciae Thraciae)
O: AV KAI [M] AV KOMOΔOC (or similar) Laureate bust right
R: ΗΓΕ Λ ΑΙΜ ΙΟVСΤ ΑVΓΟVСΤΗС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗС City gate with 3 towers
Thrace, Augusta Traiana
cf RPC online 10823, citing a Freeman & Sear sale of 2005, without picture.
Note: (from C. Clay, 3.21.2015) "Governor Aem. Justus is rare at this mint, yours may be just the second specimen recorded. Not known to Varbanov, or to Stein in his 1926 monograph on Thracian officials. Apparently not in Schoenert-Geiss's Augusta Traiana corpus, or Varbanov would have known it from there."
d.s.
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(0193) JULIA DOMNA37 views(wife of Septimius Severus; mother of emperors Geta and Caracalla)
193 - 211 AD
AE 20 4.19 g
O: IOVLIA DOMNA C
DRAPED BUST RIGHT
R: DIONYCOPOLEITWN; B IN LEFT FIELD
HERACLES HOLDING CLUB AND APPLES OF HESPERIDES
Dionysopolis. Moesia Inferior
Varbanov (Eng.) 474, R4
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(0193) JULIA DOMNA20 views(wife of Septimius Severus; mother of emperors Geta and Caracalla)
193 - 211 AD
AE 26 mm; 8.26 g
O:. IOVLIA - AVGOVCTA draped bust r.
R: MARKIANO - POLITWN Artemis as huntress advancing r., holding bow in extended l. hand and pulling with
r. hand arrow from quiver over r. shoulder
Markianopolis mint
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.): this obv. legend not listed
c) not in Hristova/Jekov: (new obverse type)
No.6.17.13.1 has IOVLIA DOMNA CEB. The legend IOVLIA AVGOVCTA
is not listed
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(0193) JULIA DOMNA24 views(wife of Septimius Severus; mother of emperors Geta and Caracalla)
b. ca. 170, d. 217
struck ca. 193 - 211
AE 21.5 mm 5.16 g
IOVLIA DOMNA C, draped bust right
ODHCEITWN, Demeter, standing right, holding long torch
facing Persephone, standing left, holding two corn ears and torch.
Thrace, Odessos; Varbanov 4358; AMNG 2272.
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(0193) JULIA DOMNA (Dionysopolis)21 views193 - 217 AD
AE 18.5 mm; 3.95 g
O: Laureate, draped bust right
R: Herakles standing facing, head right, resting on club and holding lionskin over arm, B in lower right field.
Moesia Inferior, Dionysopolis mint
Varbanov 470; Moushmov 92
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS54 views193 - 211 AD
Struck 196-198 AD, under governor Statilius Barbarus
AE 27 mm, 12.31 g
O: AV KAI CE CEVHPOC ΠE Laureate, draped, curiassed bust right
R: HΓE CTA BAPBAPOV ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN Emperor riding a galloping horse right with transverse spear and flowing mantle
Thrace,Philippopolis; cf Varbanov 1193 (same dies; said to be unpublished, in collection of O. Gavrailov)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS58 views193 - 211 AD
AE 22 mm 4.62 g
O: AYT K L SEP SEYHROS PERTINA X
Laur bust right
R: ODHSSEITWN
Demeter and Persephone with torches and grain ears
ODESSOS, THRACE
VARBANHOV (B.) 3428 RARE
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS29 views193 - 211 AD
AE 27 mm 10,50 g
O: ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΥΗΡΟC Π Laureate head right
R: [ΥΠ ΑΥΡ] ΓΑΛΛΟΥ ΝΕΙΚ[ΟΠ ΠΡΟ]C ΙC, Bearded River-god reclining left, right hand outstretched toward tree, left arm resting on urn from which river waters flow
Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior; cf Varbanov 2616, rare (R5)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS37 views193-211 AD
AE 25.5 mm, 8.66 g
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
O: AVT L CEPT -[ CEVHR PER] laureate head right
R: VP AV[R GALLOV] [NIKOPOLI]TWN / PROC ICTR; bow in exe; Cretan Bull with uplifted forelegs and raised tail left; Herakles, nude, running beside him left, grasping s the bull's horns to subdue him; club on ground behind Herakles’ right foot
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1309; b) Varbanov (engl.) 2710 corr. (doesn't mention club and bow)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 8.14.14.25
d) Voegtli type 4m; Stoll, Herakles 39
Rare
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS18 views193 - 211 AD
AE 28 mm; 14.51 g
O: AYT K Λ CEΠTI CEYHPOC ΠEP Laureate head right.
R: HΓE CT[A BAPBAPOY] ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN Herakles standing right, holding lion's skin and resting on club.
cf Varbanov 1167 var.
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS20 views193-211 AD
AE 26.8 mm; 9.62 g
struck under governor Flavius Ulpianus
O: AV KL CEPT - CEVHROC Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
R: V FL OVLPIANOV - MARKI[ANOP]OLITWN Homonoia, in long garment, standing left., holding cornucopiae and and patera
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; ref. a) AMNG I/1, 580; Varbanov (engl.) 834; Hristova/Jekov (2013) No.6.14.36.17
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS21 views193 - 211 AD
Struck 196-198 AD, under governor Statilius Barbarus
AE 27 mm, 12.31 g
O: AV KAI CE CEVHPOC ΠE Laureate, draped, curiassed bust right
R: HΓE CTA BAPBAPOV ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN Emperor riding a galloping horse right with transverse spear and flowing mantle
Thrace,Philippopolis; cf Varbanov 1193 (same dies; said to be unpublished, in collection of O. Gavrailov)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS22 views193 - 211 AD
AE 17 mm, 3.68 g
O: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus right
R: Draped bust of Artemis* right
*(according to Moushmov, the reverse bust belongs to Julia Domna, but most likely a diety—probably Artemis—is depicted)
d.s.
Thrace, Philippopolis; Varbanov III 1378
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS19 views193-211 AD
AE 25.5 mm, 8.66 g
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
O: AVT L CEPT -[ CEVHR PER] laureate head right
R: VP AV[R GALLOV] [NIKOPOLI]TWN Cretan Bull with uplifted forelegs and raised tail left; Herakles, nude, running beside him left, grasping s the bull's horns to subdue him; club on ground behind Herakles’ right foot; PPOC ICTP and bow in exergue.
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum; AMNG I 1309. Varbanov 2134. Voegtli type 4m. Stoll, Herakles 39. Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 8.14.14.25 Very rare
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS31 views193-211 AD
Æ 17 mm; 2.57 g
O: Laureate head of Septimius Severus right
R: She-wolf standing left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus.
Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum; Varbanov 2539 var. (she-wolf right)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS21 views193 - 211 AD
AE 22 mm 4.62 g
O: AYT K L SEP SEYHROS PERTINA X
Laur bust right
R: ODHSSEITWN
Demeter and Persephone with torches and grain ears
ODESSOS, THRACE
VARBANHOV (B.) 3428 RARE
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS14 views193-211 AD
AE 17.9 mm, 2.89 g
O: AV KAI CE - CEVHROC laureate head right
R: NIKOPOLI - T PROC TRO Homonoia in long garment and mantle, wearing kalathos, standing left holding cornucopiae in left arm and pateran in outstretched right hand
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum; cf AMNG I/1, 1397 var; Varbanov (engl.) 2386; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.14.36.13
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS15 views193-211 AD
AE 19 mm, 3.19 g
O: AVK - [CEVHROC] Laureate head right
R:NIKOPOL - I PROC ICT Herakles, standing facing with head left holding club and lion-skin in left arm and patera in outstretched right hand
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum; ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1388 (1 ex., Paris); Varbanov (engl.) 2297; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.14.14.23
Rare type with Herakles holding patera
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS18 views193-211 AD
AE 16.8 mm; 2.60 g
O: AV KAI CE CEYHPOC, laureate head right
R: NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cubit-rule
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum; Varbanov 2525. Rare.
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS13 views193-211 AD
AE 17 X 18.5 mm; 3.15 g
O: AV KAI C - CEVHROC Laureate head r.
R: NIKOPOLIT - P - ROC CT Hermes, nude, chlamys over l. shoulder, stg. l., holding winged kerykeion in l. arm and purse in r. hand
Nikopolis ad Istrum, ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1373 var.; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS17 views193 - 211 AD
AE 17 mm, 3.11 g
O: AV KAI CE CEYHPOC, laureate head right
R: NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cubit-rule.
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum; cf Varbanov 2525. Rare.
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS11 views193-211 AD
AE 17.6 mm, 2.73 g
O: AV KAI CE - CEVHROC Laureate head right
R: NIKOPOLIT PR - OC ICT Lion walking right
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1405 (1 ex., Wien)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2388
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2018) No. 8.14.53.14
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS (Anchialus)32 views193 - 211 AD
AE 27 mm; 12.0 g
O: AV K L CEPT CEVHPOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right
R: OULPIANW-N AGXIALEWN, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak.
Thrace, Anchialus mint
cf. Varbanov 710; AMNG II 479; SNG Copenhagen 434
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septim_dancers.jpg
(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS (Corybantes rev.)23 views193 - 211 AD
AE 27 mm; 10.2 g
O: AY K L CEP - CEYHROS Laureate draped bust right
R: MESAMBR - IA[NWN] Two Corybantes performing Pyrrhic dance, holding shield above their helmeted heads and short swords.
Thrace, Mesembria; cf Karayotov Vol. II, Plate CXXXII 19 and 20
note: Karayotov only lists two example from the same pair of dies:
19) Coll. of Metodi Minchev, Burgas
20) Varna, AM, II 19652; Lazarenko 2003, p. 76 Fig 2. (Lazarenko is a reference in a Bulgarian language numismatic journal)
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(0193) SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS (Retrograde Reverse Legend)25 views193-211 AD
AE 27 mm, 10.41 g
(struck under governor Aurelius Gallus)
O: [AV KL] CEP - CEVHRO[C P] Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
R: VP AVR GALL - OV NIKOPOLIT / PROC I (retrograde, beginning at 5 o'clock, counterclockwise)
Dionysos, nude, wearing boots, standing left, resting with raised left hand on thyrsos, lowered right hand holding kantharos and pouring
wine
ref. a) not in AMNG
obv. AMNG I/1, 1304
rev. legend not in AMNG
AMNG I/1, 1306 (depiction)
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.14.8.8
d) Blancon list 43, 2003
Nikocopolis ad Istrum; very rare
(one of the rare coins with retrograde legend)
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blk_carac_trajanop_tripod_snake.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA45 views198 - 217 AD
AE 15.5 mm max., 2.10 g
O: Laureate bust of young Caracalla, right
R: TRAIANOPOLEITWN Tripod, with serpent entwined around right leg
Thrace, Trajanopolis; ref. Varbanov 2860 (R4)
d.s.
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(0198) CARACALLA68 views198 - 217 AD
AE 29 mm 13.69 g
O: AV K MA P ANTWNINOC, laureat draped bust right
R: HG E KAIKI LARGOV OVLPIA C , ERDI IN EXE.
Nike advancing right holding wreath and branch
SERDICA
(under Hegemon Caecina Largus)
Varbanov 2133; not in Ruzicka; rare
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(0198) CARACALLA39 views198 - 217 AD
AE 17mm 2.92g
O: LAUR HEAD R
R: SERPENT ENTWINED ON STAFF OF ASKLEPIOS
THRACE, HADRIANOPOLIS
VARBANOV (BULG.) 1825
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(0198) CARACALLA33 views198 - 217 AD
AE 28 mm 13.69 g
O: LAUR DR BUST R
R: COILED SNAKE (AGATHODAEMON), HEAD R
THRACE, PAUTALIA; cf Varbanov II 5411
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(0198) CARACALLA36 views198 - 217 AD
AE 25 mm; 8.63 g
O: AVT K M AVP CEVHPOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right;
R: OΔHCCEITΩN, Great god of Odessos standing left, wearing kalathos, holding patera over flaming altar and cornucopia
Odessos, Moesia Inferior; Varbanov I 4373 ff.
d.s.
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(0198) CARACALLA42 viewsAE 28 X 31 mm 17.34 g
198 - 217 AD
OBV: AVT KM AVPH ANTWEINOC
LAUR HEAD R
REV: OVLPIAC PAVTALIAC
NIMBATE COILED SERPENT
Thrace, Pautalia mint; cf Varbanov 5201 var; Ruzicka 168, 686ff; SNG Evelpidis 997
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caracalla_kybele_serdica_a.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA21 views198 - 217 AD
AE 28 mm, 11.55 g
O: Laureate & cuirassed bust right
R: Cybele, holding drum & sceptre, riding on lion running right
Thrace, Serdica
Hristova and Jekov Serdica 12.18.31.2; Varbanov 2242
d.s.
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carac_trajanopol_serpent_staff.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA18 views198 - 217 AD
AE 16.5 mm, 2.72 g
O: Laureate head right
R: TPAIANOΠOΛEITΩN Serpent entwined staff
Thrace, Trajanopolis; Varbanov 2850
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(0198) CARACALLA17 views198 - 217 AD
AE 30 mm; 16.69 g
O: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
R: Ares standing facing with head right, holding speark and resting left hand on shield
Thrace, Serdica
cf. H&J, Serdica 12.18.11.1; Varbanov 2175; BMC-; SNG Copenhagen
d.s.
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carac_herac_apples.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA27 views198 - 217 AD
struck 201 - 203 AD (under legatus consularis Aurelius Gallus)
AE26 Tetrassarion 25 x 26 mm; 9.92 g
O: AV K M AV ANTΩNINO Laureaet bust of Caracalla draped in paludamentum, right
R: VΠ AV ΓAΛΛOV NIKOΠOΛIT Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back (hides the "Apples of the Hesperides"), resting on club set on rock, ΠPOCI beneath
Moesia Inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum mint; Hristova/Jekov No.8.18.14.6, not listed in AMNG also not listed in Varbanov. Rare

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caracalla_hermes_pautalia.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA19 views198-217 AD
AE 29 mm, 14.92 g
Obv: AVT M AVPH ANTΩNEINOC.
O: Laureate head right.
R:Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus; at feet, cock standing left.
Thrace, Pautalia; c.f. Varbanov 5150.
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caracalla_niko_hermes_res_.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA (as Caesar)27 views198 - 217 AD
Struck 196 - 198 AD
AE 16 mm; 2.09 g
O: Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: Hermes standing left holding purse and caduceus
MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum; cf H&J Nikopolis 8.18.10.9; Varbanov 2955
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caracalla_pautalia_temple.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA (Pautalia)26 views198 – 217 AD
(struck 202-203 under Governor Sicinnius Clarus)
AE 28 mm, 12.20 g
O: AΥ K M AΥΡ – ANTΩNINOΣ Laureate draped bust right
R: .: HΓ ΣIKINNIO-Υ KΛAΡ OΥ/ΛΠIAΣ / ΠAΥTAΛIAΣ Asklepios with snake-encoiled rod standing in tetrastyle temple; snake in gable, tree in left field
Thrace, Pautalia; Ruzicka, Pautalia ¬; Varbanov, GIC II, 4958 (rare)
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cara_pan~0.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA / PAN and PANTHER93 views Caracalla/Pan and Panther
198 - 217 AD
AE 26mm 10.81g
O: AVT K M AVR CEV ANTWNE[INOC]
Caracalla, Laureate Head R
R: ADRIANO[POLEITWN]
Pan stg facing L, hldg pedum in R hand and lionskin over L shoulder, L foot on panther
Hadrianopolis
Varbanov 3567; Jurukova 2, 320 Rare
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caracalla_kallatis_horseack_cbk.jpg
(0198) CARACALLA--Kallatis20 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, emperor riding right on horseback, E in exergue
Thrace (Moesia Inferior), Kallatis mint; cf Varbanov I 311 var., AMNG I/I 319 var
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geta_res.jpg
(0198) GETA49 views198 - 212 AD
Struck 209 AD*
AE 29.5 mm 14.99 g
O: AVT K P CEP MIOC GETA laureate head right
R: PAVTA (right) LIAC (below) OVLPIAC (left) Septimius, togate, handing globe to Geta, in military dress, laureate, holding a spear. Between them, a seated captive, hands tied behind back, wearing Phrygian cap.
Pautalia
Varbanov 5404, same dies as this specimen.
Ruzicka, Pautalia 909, recording five specimens from two reverse dies. The reverse he illustrates, pl. VII, is from the same die as this specimen.
Very Rare
*(Geta is Augustus on the obverse, so reverse type probably refers to his promotion to joint emperor late in 209)
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geta~0.jpg
(0198) GETA42 views198 - 212 AD
struck ca. 209 - 211 AD
AE 26 mm 9.87 g
O: Laureate draped bust right
R: Athena standing right holding spear in right hand, left hand resting on shield; Delta in ex
Tomis
(appears to be unlisted in Varbanov)
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geta_lion.jpg
(0198) GETA28 views198 - 212 AD
AE 18 mm; 3.40 g
O: Π ΣΕΠΤ ΓΕΤΑΣ Draped cuirassed bust right
R: ΑΓΞΙΑ-ΛΕΩΝ Lion walking right
Thrace, Anchialos mint; Varbanov, GIC II 456 v.
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(0198) GETA30 views198 - 212 AD
Struck 209 AD*
AE 29.5 mm 14.99 g
O: AVT K P CEP MIOC GETA laureate head right
R: PAVTA (right) LIAC (below) OVLPIAC (left) Septimius, togate, handing globe to Geta, in military dress, laureate, holding a spear. Between them, a seated captive, hands tied behind back, wearing Phrygian cap.
Pautalia
Varbanov 5404, same dies as this specimen.
Ruzicka, Pautalia 909, recording five specimens from two reverse dies. The reverse he illustrates, pl. VII, is from the same die as this specimen.
Very Rare
*(Geta is Augustus on the obverse, so reverse type probably refers to his promotion to joint emperor late in 209)
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geta_dionys.jpg
(0198) GETA (as Caesar)17 views198-209 AD.
Æ 26 mm; 10.79 g
Aurelius Gallus, consular legate.
O: Bare-headed and draped bust right
R: Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and filleted thyrsus.
Markianopolis; cf Mouchmov 514; Varbanov 1090 var. (rev. legend).
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(0198) GETA as Caesar12 viewsGeta, as Caesar: 198-209 AD
AE 19 mm, 3.36 g
O: Youthful, draped bust right.
R: Lion walking right.
Thrace, Pautalia; cf Varbanov 5391 var. (reverse inverted legend)

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augustus_amphipolis.jpg
(02) AUGUSTUS--AMPHIPOLIS39 views27 BC - 14 AD
AE 20 mm 6.78 g
O: Augustus, head right
R: Artemis Tauropolis riding bull, right, and holding veil above head; DHMOV below bull
Macedon, Amphipolis
AMNG III, 71 (1 ex., Berlin); Varbanov (engl.) 3130 var. (has CEBACTOV)
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diadum_nimb_snake_res.jpg
(0217) DIADUMENIAN (as Caesar)51 views217-218 AD (Marcus Claudius Agrippa, legatus consularis)
AE 27 mm; 12.64 g
O: K M OΠΠEΛ ANTΩNI ∆IA∆OYMENIANOC Bareheaded bust right, slight drapery
R: VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPO C ICTPCoiled serpent, radiate and nimbate head right (Agathodaemon)
Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum
Varbanov 3659 var.; H&J Nikopolis 8.25.22.1
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(0217) DIADUMENIAN (as Caesar)30 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
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macrinus_niko_b.jpg
(0217) MACRINUS44 views217 - 218 AD
struck under governor Statius Longinus
AE 27.5 mm max; 11.52 g
O: AVT K M OPELLI CEV . MAKR[EINOC AVG] Laureate bust, right
R: VP CTATI LONGINO/V NIKOPOLITWN PR/O ICTRW Homonoia standing left, holding cornucopia and patera (phiale mesomphalos).
d.s.
Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1777 (2 ex., Berlin, München)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 3547 corr. (cites AMNG 1777 but writes LONGINOV)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No. 8.23.36.12
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coela.jpg
(0217) MACRINUS17 views217 - 218 AD
AE 18.5 mm; 2.69 g
Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AEL MVNICIP COIL. Prow right; cornucopia above.
Thrace, Coela; Varbanov 2923. Rare
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mac_diad_snake~0.jpg
(0217) MACRINUS & DIADUMENIAN51 viewsAE 26.5 mm, 10.790 g
11 APRIL 217 - 8 JUNE 218 AD
O: AYKOPPEL CEYH MAKPEINOC K MOPPEA ANTWNEINOC
LAUR HEAD OF MACRINUS R FACING BARE-HEAD OF DIADUMENIAN L (confronted busts)
R:YPPONTIANOY MARKIANOPOLEITWN
SNAKE IN FOUR COILS WITH HEAD ERECT, E LEFT
Hristova/Jekov No.6.24.22.1
MARCIANOPOLIS MINT, VARBANOV VOL I p.144, 1214; SNG COP 226
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elagab_nik_eagle_moush1432.jpg
(0218) ELAGABALUS26 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
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(0218) ELAGABALUS30 views218 - 222 AD
AE 25.5 mm 9.49 g
O: Laureate bust right
R: Zeus seated left holding patera in right hand and scepter in left
AMNG 1894 var.;
Nikopolis ad Istrum mint
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elagabal_artemis_res.jpg
(0218) ELAGABALUS30 views218-222 AD
AE 26.5 mm, 10.16 g
O: AVT K M AVP ANTONEINOC laureate head right
R: VP NOBIOV POVQOV NIKOPOLITWN POC ICTRON Artemis advancing left holding bow, dog at feet
Nikopolis ad Istrum
Varb. 3977; Moushmov 1378 (full legends; rare)
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(0218) ELAGABALUS29 views218 - 222 AD
AE 25 mm, 10.29 g
O: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC laureate bust right
R: VΠ NO / BIOV POV / ΦOV NIKO / ΠOΛITΩN / ΠPOC IC / TPΩ in six lines within laurel wreath.
Nicopolis ad Istrum, under governor Novius Rufus
Varbanov 3874 (3941?); AMNG 2008v
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elag_maesa_dionys.jpg
(0218) ELAGABALUS & JULIA MAESA31 views218 - 225 AD
Æ 5 Assaria. 26 mm; 8.99 g
O: Confronted busts of Elagabalus and Julia Maesa
R: Dionysos standing left, holding thyrsus and pouring wine from kantharos; E in right field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis (Marcianopolis)
Varbanov 1623; Pick 953
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(0218) ELAGABALUS & JULIA MAESA43 views218 - 222 AD
AE Pentassarion 27 mm, 11.85 g
(Julius Antonius Seleucus, consular legate)
O: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC AVΓ IOVΛIA MAICA AVΓ.
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabal right, facing draped bust of Julia Maesa left. (confronted busts)
d.s.
R: YΠ IOYΛ ANT CEΛEYKOY MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN.
Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus, resting with elbow on column; E in right field.
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis; cf. Varbanov 1612
d.s.
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(0218) ELAGABALUS & JULIA MAESA11 views218-222 AD (Antonius Seleucus, consular legate)
AE 29 mm, 11.25 g
O: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right vis à vis draped bust of Julia Maesa left
R: Hera standing left, holding patera and scepter, E in right field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis. cf. Mouchmov 688; Varbanov 1626
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(0218) ELAGABALUS (with Julia Maesa)11 viewsAD 218-222. (Julius Antonius Seleucus, consular legate)
Æ Pentassarion 27 mm; 10.92 g
O: Laureate head of Elagabalus right vis à vis diadmed and draped bust left of Maesa
R: Hygieia (Salus) standing right, feeding serpent held in arms; E (denomination) to left.
MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. AMNG I 959; Hristova & Jekov 6.28.21.2; Varbanov 1636
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(0218) Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa11 viewsAD 218-222. (Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis)
AE Pentassarian 27 mm, 8.95 g
O: Confronted busts of Elagabalus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Maesa left, draped and wearing stephane
R: Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter; E (mark of value) to right.
MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. ref. a) AMNG I/1, 936
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1642
c) Hristova/Jekov (2013) No. 6.28.1.2 var. (E in right field)
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sev_alex_tyche_res.jpg
(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER33 views222-235 AD
AE 24 X 26 mm, 9.05 g

O: AVT K[M AVP CE]VH ALEZANDROC laureate cuirassed bust right
R: HG8M TEREBINTINCV MARKIANOPO OL[TON] Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopia
Moesia Inferior,Markianopolis
Varbanov (Eng) 1708
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sev_alex_rhes_centaur.jpg
(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER29 views222-235 AD
AE 17.5 mm; 2.12 g
O: Laureate, cuirassed bust with paludamentum, right
R: Sagittarius, right; Right hand over right shoulder, bow in left hand
Mesopotamia, Rhesaena; cf. Castelin, Prague, 17A (Plate III); BMC Rhesaena, 9, Pl. XVIII, var. (no Vexillum)
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sev_al_coele_thrace.jpg
(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER31 views222-235 AD
AE 18 mm; 2.56 g
O:Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: AEL MVNICIP COELA Prow left, cornucopia above.
Thrace, Coela; Varbanov 1928
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER22 views222-235 AD
AE 18.5 mm; 3.60 g
O:Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: AEL MVNICIP COELA Prow left, cornucopia above.
Thrace, Coela; Varbanov 1928 (scarce city)
d.s.
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sev_alex_coela.jpg
(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER20 views222-235 AD
Æ 19 mm, 3.28 g
O: Laureate, cuirassed, and draped bust right, seen from behind
R: Prow with three grain ears
Thrace, Coela; BMC -; Varbanov 2929 var. (prow with cornucopia)
(scarce city)
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER18 views222 - 235 AD
AE 23 mm, 7.42 g
O: [IMP C] M AVR [SEV A]LEXAND AVG, Bust draped and cuirassed, laureate, right
R: Demeter resting on a long torch, holding corn-ears (with poppy?)
Thrace, Deultum
cf. Varbanov II:(1) 2248 Demeter holding corn-ears (Jurukova 91) and (2) 2249 Demeter holding corn-ears with poppy.


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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER18 views222 - 235 AD
AE 24.5 mm; 9.32 g
O: AVT K M AVP CEVHPOC (AΛЄΞANΔPOC), laureate head of Severus Alexander facing right.
R: VΠ TIB IOVA ΦHCTOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT - ΩN (in field), Hestia (Vesta) standing facing, head turned left, holding patera and a short torch.
Legate: Tiberius Julius Festus
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior mint, cf Varbanov I 1779
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sev_al_nemesis.jpg
(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER21 views222-235 AD
AE 26 mm; 10.52 g
struck under governor Tib. Iulius Festus
O: AVT KM AVR CEVH - ALEZANDROC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
R: VP TIB IOVL FHCTOV MARKIANOPOLITWN (WN ligate Aequitas standing left holding cornucopiae and scales
Markianopolis; cf AMNG I/1, 1003; Varbanov (engl.) 1769; Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.32.35.16 d); Pfeiffer 532
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MAXIMINUS_NIKE_THESSALONIKA_RES.jpg
(0235) MAXIMINUS I THRAX40 views235 - 238 AD
AE 25 mm 7.97 g
O: AVGIOVOV- -MAXIMEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
R: Nike standing left, holding palm branch and statue of Kabeiros.
Macedonia, Thessalonika; Varbanov 4502

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(0235) MAXIMINUS I THRAX14 views235 - 238 AD
Struck 236 AD--2nd emission
Silver denarius, 20.0 mm; 2.909 g
O: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right (no cuirass?), from behind;
R: PAX AVGVSTI (to the peace of the emperor), Pax standing facing, head left, raising olive branch in right hand, transverse scepter in left
Rome mint; RSC III 31b (no cuirass), RIC IV 12 var. (cuirassed), BMCRE VI 70 var. (same), Hunter III 8 var. (same), SRCV III 8310 var. (same)
(ex FORUM)
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(0238) GORDIAN III49 views238 - 244 AD
AE 30 mm max. 11.18 g
O: AYT K M ANT GORDIANOC, Laureate draped bust right
R: MHTROP[ONTO]Y TOMEWC, Winged Nemesis standing left, holding scepter and bridle, wheel before
Thrace, Tomis
Varbanov (Engl.) 5624
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(0238) GORDIAN III25 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27 mm; 11.30 g
O: AΥT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC AΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind;
R: AΔΡIANOΠOΛEITΩN, city gate with two towers, conical roofs, no doors
Thrace, Hadrianopolis mint; cf Varbanov 3757/3759, Moushmov 2701
d.s.
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(0238) GORDIAN III29 views238 - 244 AD
Gordian III and Tranquillina
Æ Pentassarion 27 mm; 12.27 g
O: AVT K M ANT GORDIANOC AVG TPANKVLLINA CAB, draped confronted busts
R: UP TERTULLIANOU MARKIANOPOLITWN, Serapis seated left, reaching out toward three-headed dog Cerberus at foot left, holding sceptre, E in left field.
Magistrate Tertullianus
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; Varbanov 2042; Pick 1175; Moushmov 838
d.s.
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(0238) GORDIAN III28 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27 mm max; 10.15 g
O: AVT M ANT GORDIANOC/AVG Confronted busts of Gordian and Theos Megas, with kalathos and cornucopia at shoulder
R: ODHC-CEITW-N Hades-Serapis seated left holding scepter, with hand extended toward Cerberos at left foot; E in left field
Moesia Inferior, Odessos
AMNG 2329 var
d.s.
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(0238) GORDIAN III19 views238 - 244 AD
AE 26 mm; 8.30 g
O: Laureate draped bust right
R: Nemesis standing left, holding rod and bridle; wheel at feet on left
Thrace, Hadrianopolis; Varbanov (engl.) 4066 (cites Jurukova Hadrianopolis 1987, No. 613)
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(0238) GORDIAN III16 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27.5 mm, 10.68 g
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left. (confronted)
R: Athena, helmeted, standing left, holding spear and resting right hand on shield' E in left field, W/N in right
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; cf Moushmov 785, Varbanov 1957
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(0238) GORDIAN III20 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27 mm, 10.98 g
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, facing bust of Serapis. (confronted busts)
R: Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff; E in right field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; cf Varbanov 1954 var.
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(0238) GORDIAN III13 views238 - 244 AD
AE 28 mm, 10.65 g
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, facing bust of Serapis. (confronted busts)
R: Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff; E in right field
Moesia Inferior, Markianopolis; cf Varbanov 1954 var.
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(0238) GORDIAN III13 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27.5 mm, 10.22 g
O: Confronted draped busts of Gordian III and Serapis
R: Herakles standing facing, nude, holding club, lion's skin and Apples of the Hesperides. T/W in right field; E in left field.
Moesia, Markianopolis; cf Pick 1151; Varbanov 1987
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(0238) GORDIAN III12 views238-244
AE Pentassarion 28 mm, 8.94 g (Tullius Menophilus, legatus consularis)
O: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC / AVΓ. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian and draped bust of Serapis, wearing calathus, facing one another.
R: VΠ MINOΦΙΛOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT / ΩN. Serapis standing facing, head left, raising hand and holding sceptre; E (mark of value) to left.
MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Cf. Varbanov 2011-2.
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(0238) GORDIAN III (with Tranquillina)17 views238 - 244 AD
AE 25.5 mm; 11.44 g
O: AYT K M ANT ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC AVΓ CAB / TRANKVΛΛINA. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right vis-a-vis diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina left. (confronted busts)
R: OYLΠIANΩN AΓXIALEΩN. Demeter standing facing, head left, holding grain ears and long torch.
THRACE. Anchialus; cf Varbanov 682 - 684
d.s.
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(0238) GORDIAN III--Odessos23 views238 - 244 AD
AE 27 mm, 10.71 g
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right vis-a-vis draped bust of Serapis left, wearing Kalathos and holding cornucopia. (confronted busts)
R: Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff; E in right field.
Moesia Inferior, Odessos mint; Varbanov 4462 var.
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(0241) TRANQUILLINA25 views(wife of Gordian III)
241-244 AD
AE 7.108g, 23.7mm max.
O: SAB TRANQVILLINA AVG, draped bust right, wearing stephane, elaborate hairstyle with hair in ridges, and in plait looped below her ear and then up the back of her head;
R: COL FL PA-C, DEVLT (starting above, ending in exergue), she-wolf standing right, head turned back left, suckling the infant twins Romulus and Remus
Thrace, Deultum (Debelt, Bulgaria) mint
Jurukova Deultum 414; SNG Deultum 1526 (O148/R67); Draganov Deultum 1527a (O148/R67);
Varbanov II 2957 (R4); Moushmov 3744; MPR II-4 2083um
(ex Forum)
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(0244) OTACILIA SEVERA 17 views(wife of Philip I The Arab)
244 - 249 AD
AE 26 mm; 10.45 g
O: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip and draped bust of Otacilia Severa left, wearing stephane, facing one another (confronted)
R: Eagle standing left, head right, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak.
cf AMNG I 3585; Moushmov 2308; Varbanov 5760
Moesia Inferior, Thrace, Tomis
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(0244) PHILIP I13 views244 - 249 AD
Struck 246 AD
AE 28 mm, 18.53 g
O: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate head right
R: P M S COL VIM, Moesia standing between bull and lion; ANVII in exergue (year 7)
Viminacium, Moesia Superior; Varbanov 136.
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(0244) PHILIP I & OTACILIA SEVERA14 views244 - 249 AD
AE 26 mm; 10.45 g
O: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip and draped bust of Otacilia Severa left, wearing stephane, facing one another (confronted)
R: Eagle standing left, head right, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak.
cf AMNG I 3585; Moushmov 2308; Varbanov 5760
Moesia Inferior, Thrace, Tomis
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(0247) PHILIP II15 views247-249 AD
AE 24.4 mm; 11.24 g
O: MAΡ IOYΛI [ΦIΛIΠ]ΠOC (or similar), bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right
R: [ΘECCAΛ]ONIKEΩN NE[ΩK], Nike walking left, holding apples and palm branch, prize urn containing one palm branch at her feet. Thessalonica, Macedonia; cf Varbanov 4738 var
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(0247) PHILIP II24 views247-248 AD
AE Dupondius 22 mm 5.32 g
O: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG radiate bust right, from behind
R: P M S COL VIM, ANVIIII in exe (year 9) Moesia standing half left with bull and lion at feet
Moesia Superior, Viminacium Mint; c.f. SNG/H.366 AMNG. 1/121 Varbonov159 (R3)
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(0250) HOSTILIAN35 views250 - 251 AD
(Struck 251 AD)
AE 27 mm 13.20 g
O: C VAL HOST M QVINTVS CAE
BARE HEADED, DR CUIR BUST R
R: PMS COL VIM
MOESIA STANDING FACING BETWEEN BULL AND LION
ANXIII IN EXE (YEAR 12)
MOESIA SUPERIOR, VIMINACIUM
VARBANOV 194, PICK 148
(ex G. Boersema)
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(0250) HOSTILIAN22 views250 - 251 AD
(Struck 251 AD)
AE 27 mm 13.20 g
O: C VAL HOST M QVINTVS CAE
BARE HEADED, DR CUIR BUST R
R: PMS COL VIM
MOESIA STANDING FACING BETWEEN BULL AND LION
ANXIII IN EXE (YEAR 12)
MOESIA SUPERIOR, VIMINACIUM
VARBANOV 194, PICK 148
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(0251) TREBONIANUS GALLUS26 views251-253 AD
Struck 251 - 252
AE 27 mm 13.12 g
O: IMP C C VIB TRIB GALLV AVG Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
R: P M S C-OL VIM AN XIII Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at feet on either side
MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium
AMNG 164 var. (obv. legend)
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(0268) CLAUDIUS II (GOTHICUS)27 views268 - 270 AD
AE ANT. 20.5 mm 3.75 g
O: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG
RAD BUST R
R: MARS VLTOR
MARS WALKING R HOLDING SPEAR AND TROPHY
RIC 66 VAR.
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(0268) CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS26 views268 - 270 AD
AE 19.5 mm, 3.75 g
O: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, radiate, draped bust right, seen from the back
R: FIDES AVG, Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus; Z in exe
Antioch mint
RIC V 207, Antioch var. (bust type); Cohen 83
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(0268) CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS37 views268 - 270 AD
AE 19.5 mm, 3.75 g
O: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, radiate, draped bust right, seen from the back
R: FIDES AVG, Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus; Z in exe
Antioch mint
RIC V 207, Antioch var. (bust type); Cohen 83
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(0270) AURELIAN32 views270 - 275 AD
AE SILVERED ANT 22.5 mm 4.08 g
O: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG
RAD CUIR BUST R
R: RESTITVT ORBIS
WOMAN STANDING R PRESENTING WREATH TO AURELIAN, Q IN CENTER FIELD
XXI IN EXE
Antioch mint (Period III) RIC V 386 var., Cohen 193, Sear 5 11592v
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(0283) NUMERIAN16 views283 - 284 AD
Billon tetradrachm 19.3 mm max., 7.732 g
O: A K M A NOVMEPIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind;
R: Athena seated left on high backed throne, wearing crested helmet, Nike in right, shield leaning against throne, L - B* (year 2) across fields
Alexandria mint; Milne 4719; Curtis 1939; Dattari 5608; BMC Alexandria p. 319, 2464 var. (star)
(ex FORUM)
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS--ALEXANDRIA32 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D
Struck 294/295 (Year 10)
AE TETRADRACHM 20.5 mm 6.44 g
O: MAXIMI_ANOC CEB Laureate, draped bust right, seen from behind
R: Nike flying right, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder L / I across fields
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN PROVINCIAL EGYPT
Emmett 4147; Milne 5181 var; Curtis 2105 var; BMC 2585 var

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(0293) ALLECTUS28 views293 - 296 AD
Billon quinarius 20.2 mm max.; 2.877 g
O: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right;
R: VIRTVS AVG, Galley left, with mast, no waves below, QC in exergue;
Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint; Rogiet 1043, Burnett, Coinage 216, RIC V 130 var (steersman standing aft); ex Robert T. Golan (Warrenton, NC); scarce
(ex Forum)
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(0293) CONSTANTIUS I CHLORUS25 views293 - 306 AD
Struck 293-294 AD
AE silvered ant., 22 mm, 3.81 g
O: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C radiate, draped cuirassed bust right
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM Constantius standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, "A" (Officina A) between, XXI in exe.
Cyzicus
Sear RCV IV #13982 ref: Hunter iv, p. cxciv. RIC v, ii, p. 302, 672 var ( C for CAES).
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(0324) CONSTANTIUS II20 views324 - 337 AD (as Caesar)
337 - 361 AD (as Augustus)
AE 17 mm 1.58 g
Obv: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: dot GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, 2 soldiers with 2 standards between them, o on banners.
dot SMHA dot in exe
cf RIC VII Heraclea 133 var, R2
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(0324) CONSTANTIUS II (as Caesar)17 views324 - 337 AD (as Caesar)
337 - 361 AD (as Augustus)
AE 17.5 mm 2.91 g
O: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate, cuirassed bust right.
R: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers holding spears and shields with two standards between them. O on banners.
dot SMKB in exe.(unlisted officina).
RIC VII Cyzicus 100 var (officina), rare.
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(0518) JUSTIN I 18 views518 - 527 AD
ca. 520 AD
AE Follis, 30 mm; 10.89 g
O: DN IVSTINVS PP AVG; Bust right
R: M with stars on both sides, cross above, Gamma officina, CON in ex.
Constantinople mint; SB 62 var.
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(07) GALBA19 views68-69 AD
AE22 (7.16 g), Antioch, Syria.
Obv. IMP SER GALBA CAE AVG, Laureate head to right.
Rev. S C within large wreath.
Antioch, Syria. McAlee 314 (same dies); RPC I 4315var (obv. legend)
From the Richard McAlee Collection
Rare, only the second known to McAlee. Very fine.

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(098-117) TRAJAN Quadrans21 viewsTitulature avers : IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG .
Description avers : Buste lauré de Trajan à droite, drapé sur l'épaule gauche (O*2) .
Traduction avers : "Imperator Cæsar Nerva Traianus Augustus", (L'empereur césar Nerva Trajan auguste).
Titulature revers : S C à l’exergue .
Description revers : Louve marchant à droite .
Traduction revers : "Senatus Consulto", (Par décret du Sénat) .

N° dans les ouvrages de référence : C.338 var. (6f.) - RIC.692 (S) - BMC/RE.1060 pl. 43/8 - H.1/645 - MAR.- - RCV.3246 var. (275$) - MRK.27 /144 var.
Ségusiaves
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(11) TITUS22 views79 - 81 AD
Struck 80-81 AD
AE orichalcum dupondius 27mm, 11.2g.
O: IMP T VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII, radiate head left.
R: SECVRITAS P R, Securitas seated left, holding sceptre; lighted and garlanded altar before; SC below
Rome. RIC II 119 var.
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(177) COMMODUS--ANCHIALOS21 views177 - 192 AD
AE 23.5 mm; 6.21 g
O: AV KAI L AI KOMODOC, laureate, draped bust right.
R: [AGXIA]LEWN, Homonoia standing left by burning altar, holding patera and cornucopiae.
Thrace, Anchialus
Moushmov 2801; Varbanov 106
d.s.
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(194-217) Julia Domna44 views15mm, 2,3g
Julia Domna AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia.
obv: IOVLIA CEBASTH, draped bust right
rev: NIKAIEWN, bull standing right.
Unlisted in Varbanov and SNG Copenhagen.
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conscratio.jpg
(258) Valerien II (BCEN Avril 2013)60 viewsCologne, Rare variante unpublished
published in BCEN 2013
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(501i) Roman Republic, D. Junius L.f. Silanus, 91 B.C.58 viewsSilver denarius, Syd 646a, RSC Junia 16, S 225 var, Cr 337/3 var, VF, 3.718g, 18.6mm, 0o, Rome mint, 91 B.C.; obverse head of Roma right in winged helmet, X (control letter) behind; reverse Victory in a biga right holding reins in both hands, V (control numeral) above, D•SILANVS / ROMA in ex; mint luster in recesses. Ex FORVM.

Although the coin itself does not commemorate the event, the date this coin was struck is historically significant.

MARCUS Livius DRUSUS (his father was the colleague of Gaius Gracchus in the tribuneship, 122 B.C.), became tribune of the people in 91 B.C. He was a thoroughgoing conservative, wealthy and generous, and a man of high integrity. With some of the more intelligent members of his party (such as Marcus Scaurus and L. Licinius Crassus the orator) he recognized the need of reform. At that time an agitation was going on for the transfer of the judicial functions from the equites to the senate; Drusus proposed as a compromise a measure which restored to the senate the office of judices, while its numbers were doubled by the admission of 300 equites. Further, a special commission was to be appointed to try and sentence all judices guilty of taking bribes.

The senate was hesitant; and the equites, whose occupation was threatened, offered the most violent opposition. In order, therefore, to catch the popular votes, Drusus proposed the establishment of colonies in Italy and Sicily, and an increased distribution of corn at a reduced rate. By help of these riders the bill was carried.

Drusus now sought a closer alliance with the Italians, promising them the long coveted boon of the Roman franchise. The senate broke out into open opposition. His laws were abrogated as informal, and each party armed its adherents for the civil struggle which was now inevitable. Drusus was stabbed one evening as he was returning home. His assassin was never discovered (http://62.1911encyclopedia.org/D/DR/DRUSUS_MARCUS_LIVIUS.htm).

The ensuing "Social War" (91-88 B.C.) would set the stage for the "Civil Wars" (88-87 & 82-81 B.C.) featuring, notably, Marius & Sulla; two men who would make significant impressions on the mind of a young Julius Caesar. Caesar would cross the Rubicon not thirty years later.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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(502a) Roman Republic, L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 B.C.157 viewsSilver denarius, S 235, Calpurnia 11, Crawford 340/1, Syd 663a, VF, rainbow toning, Rome mint, 3.772g, 18.5mm, 180o, 90 B.C. obverse: laureate head of Apollo right, scorpion behind; Reverse naked horseman galloping right holding palm, L PISO FRVGI and control number CXI below; ex-CNA XV 6/5/91, #443. Ex FORVM.


A portion of the following text is a passage taken from the excellent article “The Calpurnii and Roman Family History: An Analysis of the Piso Frugi Coin in the Joel Handshu Collection at the College of Charleston,” by Chance W. Cook:

In the Roman world, particularly prior to the inception of the principate, moneyers were allotted a high degree of latitude to mint their coins as they saw fit. The tres viri monetales, the three men in charge of minting coins, who served one-year terms, often emblazoned their coins with an incredible variety of images and inscriptions reflecting the grandeur, history, and religion of Rome. Yet also prominent are references to personal or familial accomplishments; in this manner coins were also a means by which the tres viri monetales could honor their forbearers. Most obvious from an analysis of the Piso Frugi denarius is the respect and admiration that Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi, who minted the coin, had for his ancestors. For the images he selected for his dies relate directly to the lofty deeds performed by his Calpurnii forbearers in the century prior to his term as moneyer. The Calpurnii were present at many of the watershed events in the late Republic and had long distinguished themselves in serving the state, becoming an influential and well-respected family whose defense of traditional Roman values cannot be doubted.

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi, who was moneyer in 90 B.C., depicted Apollo on the obverse and the galloping horseman on the reverse, as does his son Gaius. However, all of L. Piso Frugi’s coins have lettering similar to “L-PISO-FRVGI” on the reverse, quite disparate from his son Gaius’ derivations of “C-PISO-L-F-FRV.”

Moreover, C. Piso Frugi coins are noted as possessing “superior workmanship” to those produced by L. Piso Frugi.

The Frugi cognomen, which became hereditary, was first given to L. Calpurnius Piso, consul in 133 B.C., for his integrity and overall moral virtue. Cicero is noted as saying that frugal men possessed the three cardinal Stoic virtues of bravery, justice, and wisdom; indeed in the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, a synonym of frugalitas is bonus, generically meaning “good” but also implying virtuous behavior. Gary Forsythe notes that Cicero would sometimes invoke L. Calpurnius Piso’s name at the beginning of speeches as “a paragon of moral rectitude” for his audience.

L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi’s inclusion of the laureled head of Apollo, essentially the same obverse die used by his son Gaius (c. 67 B.C.), was due to his family’s important role in the establishment of the Ludi Apollinares, the Games of Apollo, which were first instituted in 212 B.C. at the height of Hannibal’s invasion of Italy during the Second Punic War. By that time, Hannibal had crushed Roman armies at Cannae, seized Tarentum and was invading Campania.

Games had been used throughout Roman history as a means of allaying the fears
of the populace and distracting them from issues at hand; the Ludi Apollinares were no different. Forsythe follows the traditional interpretation that in 211 B.C., when C. Calpurnius Piso was praetor, he became the chief magistrate in Rome while both consuls were absent and the three other praetors were sent on military expeditions against Hannibal.

At this juncture, he put forth a motion in the Senate to make the Ludi Apollinares a yearly event, which was passed; the Ludi Apollinares did indeed become an important festival, eventually spanning eight days in the later Republic. However, this interpretation is debatable; H.H. Scullard suggests that the games were not made permanent until 208 B.C. after a severe plague prompted the Senate to make them a fixture on the calendar. The Senators believed Apollo would serve as a “healing god” for the people of Rome.

Nonetheless, the Calpurnii obviously believed their ancestor had played an integral role in the establishment of the Ludi Apollinares and thus prominently displayed
the head or bust of Apollo on the obverse of the coins they minted.

The meaning of the galloping horseman found on the reverse of the L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi coin is more complicated. It is possible that this is yet another reference to the Ludi Apollinares. Chariot races in the Circus Maximus were a major component of the games, along with animal hunts and theatrical performances.

A more intriguing possibility is that the horseman is a reference to C. Calpurnius Piso, son of the Calpurnius Piso who is said to have founded the Ludi Apollinares. This C. Calpurnius Piso was given a military command in 186 B.C. to quell a revolt in Spain. He was victorious, restoring order to the province and also gaining significant wealth in the process.

Upon his return to Rome in 184, he was granted a triumph by the Senate and eventually erected an arch on the Capitoline Hill celebrating his victory. Of course
the arch prominently displayed the Calpurnius name. Piso, however, was not an infantry commander; he led the cavalry.

The difficulty in accepting C. Calpurnius Piso’s victory in Spain as the impetus for the galloping horseman image is that not all of C. Piso Frugi’s coins depict the horseman or cavalryman carrying the palm, which is a symbol of victory. One is inclined to believe that the victory palm would be prominent in all of the coins minted by C. Piso Frugi (the son of L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi) if it indeed signified the great triumph of C. Calpurnius Piso in 186 B.C. Yet the palm’s appearance is clearly not a direct reference to military feats of C. Piso Frugi’s day. As noted, it is accepted that his coins were minted in 67 B.C.; in that year, the major victory by Roman forces was Pompey’s swift defeat of the pirates throughout the Mediterranean.

Chrestomathy: Annual Review of Undergraduate Research at the College of Charleston. Volume 1, 2002: pp. 1-10© 2002 by the College of Charleston, Charleston SC 29424, USA.All rights to be retained by the author.
http://www.cofc.edu/chrestomathy/vol1/cook.pdf


There are six (debatably seven) prominent Romans who have been known to posterity as Lucius Calpurnius Piso:

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi: (d. 261 A.D.) a Roman usurper, whose existence is
questionable, based on the unreliable Historia Augusta.

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus: deputy Roman Emperor, 10 January 69 to15 January
69, appointed by Galba.

Lucius Calpurnius Piso: Consul in 27 A.D.

Lucius Calpurnius Piso: Consul in 1 B.C., augur

Lucius Calpurnius Piso: Consul in 15 B.C., pontifex

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus: Consul in 58 B.C. (the uncle of Julius Caesar)

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi: Moneyer in 90 B.C. (our man)


All but one (or two--if you believe in the existence of "Frugi the usurper" ca. 261 A.D.) of these gentlemen lack the Frugi cognomen, indicating they are not from the same direct lineage as our moneyer, though all are Calpurnii.

Calpurnius Piso Frugi's massive issue was intended to support the war against the Marsic Confederation. The type has numerous variations and control marks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Calpurnius_Piso
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/indexfrm.asp?vpar=55&pos=0

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.


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(VII)284var22 viewsConstantine II
CONSTANTINVS IVN NC
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left
BEAT TRANQLITAS VOTIS XX
Altar
-/-//PLON
RIC (VII) - (cf 284)
Bust C2?
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*CILICIA, Tarsos. Æ24 San- and Phili-, magistrates. Tyche enthroned/Zeus Nikephoros40 viewsCILICIA, Tarsos. 164-27 BC. Æ24 San- and Phili-, magistrates. Tyche, turreted and veiled, holding grain ears in extended right hand, seated right on throne, right foot on the shoulder of the river god Orontes, who swims right below / TARSEWN, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; SAN/FILI in two lines to left. Cf. SNG France 1374; SNG Levante 979-80 var. (magistrates); SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -; BMC -. ancientone
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*Lydia, Thyateira. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Athena / Athena34 views2nd century AD. Æ 21mm. Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis, holding spear over shoulder / Athena standing left, holding Nike, shield, and spear. SNG Copenhagen 580 var. (patera in place of Nike).1 commentsancientone
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*Moesia, Nikopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus24 views Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum.
Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 2.8g
obv. AV K - AI C - CEVHROC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - T PROC ICT
Hygieia st.r., feeding snake in r. arm from patera in l. hand
AMNG 1384 var. not in Hristova/Jekov
rare
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*SOLD*40 viewsAntoninus Pius AE/AS

Attribution: Unpublished variety of PIETAS AVG As
Date: AD 145-147
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG-PIVS PP TRP COS IIII, laureate, cuirassed, and draped bust r.
Reverse: PI-E-TAS AVG, Pietas stg l. holding patera in r. hand, l. arm in fold of dress,
S-C across fields
Size: 25mm
Weight: 10.4 grams
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*SOLD*40 viewsElagabalus AE26

Attribution: SNG Budapest 177 same obv. die, Hristova/Jekov No.6.26.36.9 var., Markianopolis
Date: AD 218-222
Obverse: AVT KM AVP H Λ I ff ANT Ω NEINOCV, laureate and draped bust r.
Reverse: V Π IOV Λ ANT CE Λ EV KOV MAPKIANO Π O Λ IT Ω N, Homonoia stg. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
Size: 26 mm
Weight: 10.4 grams
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*SOLD*15 viewsCaracalla AE25

Attribution: Varbanov (E) 3445, Jurukova 294, Hadrianopolis
Date: AD 198-217
Obverse: AVT K M AVP CEV ANT Ω NEINOC, laureate bust r.
Reverse: A Δ PIANO Π O Λ EIT Ω N naked figure of Bonus Eventus stg. l. holding patera & branch, lit altar to l. at feet
Size: 23.5 mm
Noah
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*SOLD*17 viewsGreek Thracian - Mesembria AE20

Attribution: SNG BM Black Sea 276 var., SNG Stancomb 229-30, Moushmov 3984
Date: 300-250 BC
Obverse: Helmet right
Reverse: METAM-BPIAN Ω N, wheel
Size: 19.5 mm
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*SOLD*22 viewsGreek Thracian - Mesembria AR Diobol

Attribution: SNG BMC 268 variant
Date: 400-350 BC
Obverse: Crested Corinthian helmet facing
Reverse: META between four spokes of wheel
Size: 16 mm
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*SOLD*22 viewsElagabalus and Julia Maesa AE 27 Pentassarion

Attribution: Moushmov 660; Varbanov 1661, Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior
Date: AD 218-222
Obverse: AVT K M AcP ANT Ω NEINOC AY IOY Λ IA COVAIMI, laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust of emperor r. facing draped bust of Julia Maesa l.
Reverse:Y Π IOY Λ ANT CE Λ EYKOY MAPKINANO Π O Λ IT Ω N, Bonus Eventus stg. l. holding patera and corn ears (or laurel branch), “E” in l. field
Size: 26 mm
Noah
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*SOLD*20 views Nürnberg - 1 Kreuzer

Attribution: KM #367; 'Stadtansichtskreuzer von Nürnberg' (city-view Kreuzer of Nuremberg) is the specific type
Date: AD 1773
Obverse: View of Nuremberg in Bavaria/Germany, Providence of God above, 1773 below
Reverse: Three Coat of Arms of Nuremberg – 1) Top is 'Freie und Reichsstadt' ('Free city and city of the German Empire), the meaning is that Nuremberg has no other ruler above it than
the Emperor himself; 2) right is a half eagle, black on golden field, in the l. half, and six red and six silver oblique stripes in the r. field; 3) left shows a golden harpyia (mythic bird) on a blue field, has a female head and is crowned.
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*SOLD*11 viewsTheodosius I AE4

Attribution: RIC 20 variant, Cyzicus
Date: AD 383-388
Obverse: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped &
cuirassed bust r.
Reverse: VOT V within wreath, SMK? in exergue
Size: 13.2 mm
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*SOLD*16 viewsArcadius AE4

Attribution: RIC 62 variant, Cohen 8, Thessalonica
Date: AD 383-388
Obverse: D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed & draped bust r.
Reverse: GLORIA REPVBLICE, camp gate with two turrets, Γ to l., TES in exergue
Size: 13 mm
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*SOLD*15 viewsClaudius II Billon Antoninianus

Attribution: RIC 62 variant (scepter instead of cornucopia)
Date: AD 269-270
Obverse: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust r.
Reverse: LIBERT AVG, Libertas stg. facing, head l., holding pileum in her right hand and a tall scepter in her l., X in r. field. (Reverse of Gallienus - cf Sear5 11349)
Size: 18.9 mm
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*SOLD*15 views Commodus AE 32

Attribution: Varbanov III 930, Philippopolis, Thrace
Date: AD 188
Obverse: AU KAI M AUR - KOMODOC, laureate head r.
Reverse: HGE KAI CEROUEIANOU FILIPPOPOLEITWN, eagle standing r., head turned back l., wreath in beak, coiled snake before.
Size: 32 mm
Weight: 17.31 grams
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0 Constantius II (Gaming Token?)38 viewsConstantius II, AE3, 22mm, Rome mint. DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding globe, N behind bust / FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Emperor nimbate and in military dress, with shield on left arm, on horseback galloping right, thrusting his spear at two barbarians wearing Phrygian helmets, who kneel before him with their arms raised towards him. N in right field. Mintmark R dot S. RIC VIII Rome 184 var (unlisted officina, RIC lists only officina T for this "R dot.. officina" issue.)4 commentsRandygeki(h2)
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00 Domitian as Caesar RIC 53992 viewsAR Denarius, 3.17g
Rome mint, 73 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: CAES AVG F DOMITIAN COS II; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: No legend; Domitian on horse l.; cloak flying out behind, r. hand raised, sceptre in l.
RIC 539 (R). BMC 122. RSC 665. BNC -.
Acquired from NumisCorner, June 2018.

This is the first denarius struck at Rome for Domitian as Caesar. Fittingly, it commemorates Domitian's appearance at Vespasian and Titus' joint Jewish War Triumph - 'while taking part in the Judaean triumph, he rode on a white horse' (Suetonius, Domitian, ii), which was the normal conduct for a young prince on such occasions. The type was struck in three variants: firstly, with a clockwise obverse legend and DOMITIAN fully spelled out, as we see here. Secondly, it was shortened to DOMIT, with the legend still running clockwise. Lastly, the legend direction was changed to counter clockwise with DOMIT. The first two variants are quite rare, the last relatively common. On this coin we see a cloak flying out from behind Domitian. This interesting detail only appears on a few coins from the first variant and does not show up on subsequent issues of the type. Most likely this variant with the cloak was the earliest version of the type which was then quickly simplified by dropping the cloak all together.

Well centred in good early style.
5 commentsDavid Atherton
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0003 Mule Hadrian Denarius Roma 134-38 AD Justitia.53 viewsReference. Rare.
RIC -; BMC-; Strack p. 219, 41 (Vienna); RSC 883b.

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS. (P P missing)
Bare head, draped bust right.

Rev. IVSTITIA AVG COS III in ex.
Justitia seated left, patera in right, vertical long scepter in left.

3.52 gr
18 mm
6h
Note Curtis Clay.
Strack p. 219, 41 (Vienna) = RSC 883b.

Vienna also has a similar denarius with bust laureate, draped r.

These are mules from an old rev. die: the lack of P P in the obverse legend means that it should have been added to the rev. legend, but these coins are from one or more rev. dies that had been engraved before that change was made, and were later erroneously coupled with at least two of the new obv. dies without P P.
1 commentsokidoki
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001 - Licinius II (Caesar 317-324 AD), AE 3 - RIC 162 var. unlisted81 viewsObv: LICINIVS IVN NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: SAECVLI FELICITAS, wreath inscribed AVG on cippus decorated with garland, P - R in field.
Minted in Rome (RQ in exe), Officina 5, 318-319 AD.

RIC 162 var. with wreath instead of shield on rev is unlisted, but not previously unknown.
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001. MARK ANTONY161 viewsJULIUS CAESAR and MARK ANTONY. 43 BC.

Hardly any of his assassins survived Caesar for more than three years, or died a natural death. They were all condemned, and they perished in various ways---some by shipwreck, some in battle; some took their own lives with the self-same dagger with which they had impiously slain Caesar.

Fourré Denarius (19mm, 3.63 gm).

Obv: Bare head of Mark Antony right; lituus behind
Rev: Laureate head of Julius Caesar right, jug behind.
Ref: Crawford 488/1; CRI 118; Sydenham 1165; RSC 2. Near VF, porous, several large breaks in plating revealing the copper core.
Source: Ex Classical Numismatic Group 55 (13 September 2000), lot 1087.
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 105 lot 141 229/150
BFBV

I don't usually buy fourres; but in reality, I have no chance of owning this popular type given my budget.
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001. VRBS ROMA Heraclea14 viewsdot dot SMHEpsilon dot (Heraclea mint). RIC VII 134, R1

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001a, Olbia, Sarmatia, c. 5th Century B.C.56 viewsBronze cast dolphin, SGCV 1684 var, VF, 1.322g, 24.7mm. Obverse: dolphin with raised spine, dorsal fin and tail.

Olbia

Olbia, located in what is modern-day Ukraine, was a Milesian colony at the convergence of the Hypanis and Borysthenes rivers, about 15 miles inland from the Northwest coast of the Black Sea. Well located for trade, Olbia was a prosperous trading city and major grain supplier in the 5th Century B.C.

Small bronze dolphins were cast in Olbia, beginning 550-525 B.C., first as sacrificial objects for worship of Apollo and later as a form of currency (Joseph Sermarini).
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001b. Crispus Ticinum Vota8 viewsRIC VII Ticinum 164 R4

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002 - Probus Antoniniani - RIC 336 var. 87 viewsObv: VIRTVS PROBI AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left holding spear and shield.
Rev: CONCORD MILIT, Emperor and Concordia clasping hands.
Minted in Ticinum (PXXT in exe), Emission 3 Officina 1, AD 277
Bust type G.
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002. Augustus (31 BC- 14 AD)48 viewsAugustus

He suffered but two severe and ignominious defeats, those of Lollius [15 B.C.] and Varus [9 A.D.], both of which were in Germany. Of these the former was more humiliating than serious, but the latter was almost fatal, since three legions were cut to pieces with their general, his lieutenants, and all the auxiliaries. In fact, they say that he was so greatly affected that for several months in succession he cut neither his beard nor his hair, and sometimes he would dash his head against a door, crying: "Quintilius Varus, give me back my legions!" And he observed the day of the disaster each year as one of sorrow and mourning.

Lyons mint, 2 BC - ca 13 AD. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. laureate head right / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). BMC 533, RSC 43

This is one of my first 12 caesar coins. I got this from an all text list from M&R coins.
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002. CONSTANTINOPOLIS Heraclea 6 viewsRIC VII Heraclea 115 R4

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002. CONSTANTINOPOLIS Thessalonica12 viewsRIC VII Thessalonica 188 R2

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0027 - Denarius Mark Antony 32-1 BC49 viewsObv/Ship r., with sceptre tied with fillet on prow; above ANT AVG; below, III VIR RPC
Rev/Eagle between two standards, LEG XII below.

Ag, 18.8mm, 3.42g
Mint: Patra
RRC 544/26 [dies o/r: 864/960 (all var.)] - Syd.1230 - Calicó 193
ex-Áureo, auction 25 apr 2007, lot 2045
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002a, Aigina, Islands off Attica, Greece, c. 510 - 490 B.C.88 viewsSilver stater, S 1849, SNG Cop 503, F, 12.231g, 22.3mm, Aigina (Aegina) mint, c. 510 - 490 B.C.; Obverse: sea turtle (with row of dots down the middle); Reverse: incuse square of “Union Jack” pattern; banker's mark obverse. Ex FORVM.


Greek Turtles, by Gary T. Anderson

Turtles, the archaic currency of Aegina, are among the most sought after of all ancient coins. Their early history is somewhat of a mystery. At one time historians debated whether they or the issuances of Lydia were the world's earliest coins. The source of this idea comes indirectly from the writings of Heracleides of Pontus, a fourth century BC Greek scholar. In the treatise Etymologicum, Orion quotes Heracleides as claiming that King Pheidon of Argos, who died no later than 650 BC, was the first to strike coins at Aegina. However, archeological investigations date the earliest turtles to about 550 BC, and historians now believe that this is when the first of these intriguing coins were stamped.

Aegina is a small, mountainous island in the Saronikon Gulf, about midway between Attica and the Peloponnese. In the sixth century BC it was perhaps the foremost of the Greek maritime powers, with trade routes throughout the eastern half of the Mediterranean. It is through contacts with Greeks in Asia Minor that the idea of coinage was probably introduced to Aegina. Either the Lydians or Greeks along the coast of present day Turkey were most likely the first to produce coins, back in the late seventh century. These consisted of lumps of a metal called electrum (a mixture of gold and silver) stamped with an official impression to guarantee the coin was of a certain weight. Aegina picked up on this idea and improved upon it by stamping coins of (relatively) pure silver instead electrum, which contained varying proportions of gold and silver. The image stamped on the coin of the mighty sea power was that of a sea turtle, an animal that was plentiful in the Aegean Sea. While rival cities of Athens and Corinth would soon begin limited manufacture of coins, it is the turtle that became the dominant currency of southern Greece. The reason for this is the shear number of coins produced, estimated to be ten thousand yearly for nearly seventy years. The source for the metal came from the rich silver mines of Siphnos, an island in the Aegean. Although Aegina was a formidable trading nation, the coins seemed to have meant for local use, as few have been found outside the Cyclades and Crete. So powerful was their lure, however, that an old proverb states, "Courage and wisdom are overcome by Turtles."

The Aeginean turtle bore a close likeness to that of its live counterpart, with a series of dots running down the center of its shell. The reverse of the coin bore the imprint of the punch used to force the face of the coin into the obverse turtle die. Originally this consisted of an eight-pronged punch that produced a pattern of eight triangles. Later, other variations on this were tried. In 480 BC, the coin received its first major redesign. Two extra pellets were added to the shell near the head of the turtle, a design not seen in nature. Also, the reverse punch mark was given a lopsided design.

Although turtles were produced in great quantities from 550 - 480 BC, after this time production dramatically declines. This may be due to the exhaustion of the silver mines on Siphnos, or it may be related to another historical event. In 480 BC, Aegina's archrival Athens defeated Xerxes and his Persian armies at Marathon. After this, it was Athens that became the predominant power in the region. Aegina and Athens fought a series of wars until 457 BC, when Aegina was conquered by its foe and stripped of its maritime rights. At this time the coin of Aegina changed its image from that of the sea turtle to that of the land tortoise, symbolizing its change in fortunes.

The Turtle was an object of desire in ancient times and has become so once again. It was the first coin produced in Europe, and was produced in such great quantities that thousands of Turtles still exist today. Their historical importance and ready availability make them one of the most desirable items in any ancient coin enthusiast's collection.

(Greek Turtles, by Gary T. Anderson .
1 commentsCleisthenes
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002e. Octavia; Crete, Knossos.32 viewsCrete, Knossos. Nero and Octavia. Æ 26 (26.4 mm, 9.09 g, 1 h). A.D. 54-62. ca. A.D. 55-60. Volumnius Lupinus, magistrate. Vary Rare. NERO CLAV CAES AVG IMP LVPINO VOLVMNIO II, bare-headed bust of Nero right / NERO CLAVD CAES AVG IMP ET OCTAVIA AVGVSTI, confronted busts of Octavia, facing right with crescent overhead, and Nero, bare-headed with a start overhead. RPC 1006; Svoronos 217.ecoli
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002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Macedon, Amphipolis, RPC 1626, AE-20, AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis on bull right,65 views002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Macedon, Amphipolis, RPC 1626, AE-20, AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis on bull right,
avers:- KAIΣAP ΘEOY YIOΣ (retrograd), Bare head right.
revers:- AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis Tauropolos with inflated veil, riding on bull right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 19-21 mm, weight: 12,68g, axis:0h,
mint: Macedon, Amphipolis, date: 15 B.C., ref: RPC 1626, Varbanov 3112,
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002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Macedon, Amphipolis, RPC 1629, AE-21, AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis on bull right,64 views002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Macedon, Amphipolis, RPC 1629, AE-21, AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis on bull right,
avers:- KAIΣAPOΣ-ΣEBAΣTOY, Bare head right.
revers:- AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis Tauropolos with inflated veil, riding on bull right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 20-22 mm, weight: 9,56g, axis:0h,
mint: Macedon, Amphipolis, date: 15 B.C., ref: RPC 1629, Varbanov 3113,
Q-001
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002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Spain, Bilbilis, RPC 0392, AE-27, MVN AVGVSTA BILBILIS M SEMP TIBERI I LICI VARO around II VIR in wreath, #166 views002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Spain, Bilbilis, RPC 0392, AE-27, MVN AVGVSTA BILBILIS M SEMP TIBERI I LICI VARO around II VIR in wreath, #1
avers: AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, Laureate head right.
reverse: MVN AVGVSTA BILBILIS M SEMP TIBERI I LICI VARO around II VIR in a wreath.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 27,0-27,5 mm, weight: 12,19g, axis:6h,
mint: Spain, Bilbilis, date: 2 B.C., ref: RPC 0392,
Q-001
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002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, RPC I 1425, AE-21,Æ Diassarion, Athena Itonia standing left, 144 views002p Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, RPC I 1425, AE-21,Æ Diassarion, Athena Itonia standing left,
avers:- Sosandros, son of Sosandros, strategos. ΣEBAΣTOΣ [ΘE]ΣΣAΛΩN, bare head of Augustus right.
revers:- ΣΩΣANΔPOΣ [ΣΩΣ]ANΔPOY, Athena Itonia standing left, holding Nike and shield set on ground; spear to left, AR monogram and Δ in fields.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 21,0-21,5 mm, weight: 6,75g, axis: 11h,
mint: Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, date: 27 B.C.-14 A.D., ref: RPC I 1425, Burrer Em. 1a, Series 1, 2.1 (A1/R2 – this coin, obv. and rev. illustrated on pl. 1); BCD Thessaly II 914.1 var. (rev. legend; same obv. die); CNG: eAuction 299.lot 2., McClean 4994; Leake 4898.,
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003 Livia. AE dupondus 14gm43 viewsnew RIC I 47 var. with rev. PM
obv: SALVS AVGVSTA bust r.
rev: .TI.CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVG P.M.TR.POT.XXIIII. large SC in middle
"wife of Augustus & mother of Tiberius"
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003. Constans Thessalonica GLORIA EXERCITVS24 viewsRIC VII Thessalonica 226 R4

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004. Constantius II Siscia Two Victories23 viewsRIC VIII Siscia 184 var C2
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004. Constantius II Solders and Standards Cyzicus 25 viewsRIC VII Cyzicus 113 R4

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005. Nero 54-68AD. AE Sestertius, Rome mint, 63AD. DECVRSIO. 38.6mm200 viewsObv. Laureate ead right, wearing aegis NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P
Rev. Nero on horseback prancing right, wearing cuirass, short tunic, and billowing cloak, spear in right hand, to right soldier moving right. carrying vexillum; to leftin shallow relief, soldier running right DECVRSIO in ex
BMCRE 155; Cohen 94, RIC I 176 var (obv legend)
38.6mm, 180o, 63 A.D. Rome mint.
This sestertius was an early emission from the Rome Mint, which resumed striking bronze after about 10 years of inactivity. The talented engraver, perhaps with extra time for this initial project, produced one of the best dies in the entire imperial bronze series. The special style, complemented by superior execution, has similarities to later medallions.


The fine expressive portrait has higher relief than the more common Lugdunum issues.
The reverse uses the roundness of the flan and three geometric planes of relief to both present the scene in a format that draws the eye to the emperor and show movement that is lacking on almost all other Roman coins. The rare use of geometric planes was repeated on ADLOCVTIO sestertii of Galba five years later, perhaps the work of the same artist. Rome sestertii after 70 A.D. are of far less impressive style.


The lack of SC leaves the reverse fields uncluttered. SC stood for Senatus Consultum, "By Decree of the Senate" and signified the role of the Senate in the minting of brass and bronze coinage. Many sestertii of Caligula and some brass and bronze of Nero lack SC. Subsequent issues include SC again, until inflation produced the demise of the sestertius under Gallienus, c. 265 AD
5 commentsLordBest
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0061 - Denarius Petilia 43 BC32 viewsObv/ Eagle on thunderbolt r.; above, PETILLIVS; below, CAPITOLINVS.
Rev/ Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus; roof is decorated with armed figure at each side and cuadriga at apex; within pediment, uncertain figure; between central four columns, hanging decorations; on l., S; on r., F.

Ag, 18.0 mm, 3.85 g
Moneyer: Petilllius Capitolinus
Mint: Rome.
RRC 487/2b [dies o/r: 85/74 (all var.] - BMCRR Rome 4222
ex-Spink, auction march 2008, lot 994 (ex-Glendining, auction april 1980, lot 159)
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0064 Hadrian Denarius Roma 117 AD Pax standing25 viewsReference.
Strack 16; RIC III, 64; C 1011 var. BMC 27; RIC II, 12

Bust A4 Balteus

Obv. IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANO AVG DIVI TRA
Laureate bare bust with drapery, and balteus

Rev. PARTH F DIVI NER NEP PM TR P COS in Ex. PAX
Pax standing left, holding branch in right hand and cornucopiae in left

2.66 gr
19 mm
6h
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0067 Hadrian Denarius Roma 117 AD Pietas56 viewsReference.
Strack 17; RIC III, 67; RIC II, 13

Bust A4 Balteus

Obv. IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANO AVG DIVI TRA
Laureate bare bust with drapery, and balteus

Rev. PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS PIE | TAS across fields
Pietas, veiled, standing facing, head left, right hand raised.

3.04 gr
19 mm
6h
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0083 - Denarius Vargunteia 130 BC42 viewsObv/Helmeted head of Roma r., behind M VARG, before crossed X.
Rev/Jupiter in slow quadriga r., ROMA in ex.

Ag, 20.5mm, 3.90g
Moneyer: M. Vargunteius.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 257/1 [dies o/r: 107/134] - Syd. 507 - RCV 133
ex-Madrid Coin Market
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0084 - Denarius Calpurnia 67 BC78 viewsObv/Head of Apollo r., hair tied with band; behind, monogram.
Rev/Horseman r., holding palm; above, E retrograde and pellet; below, C PISO L F FRV.

Ag, 18.6mm, 3.45g
Moneyer: C. Calpurnius Piso Frugi.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 408/1b (o: 43 var./r: 47) [dies o/r: 144/175 (all var.)] - Syd. 850
ex-Baldwin's, NY Sale XXV, lot 149
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0085 - Denarius Septimius Severus 195 AC34 viewsObv/L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP V, laureate head of Septimius r.
Rev/PM TR P III COS II PP, Apollo standing l. holding patera and lyre.

Ag, 18.0mm, 2.81g
Mint: Rome.
RIC IVa/59 [S] - BMCRE V/110 var. (note p.39) - Cohen 389
ex-CGB, art #brm_079892
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0090 - Denarius Plautia 47 BC27 viewsObv/ Head of Medusa facing, below L PLAVTIVS.
Rev/ Aurora holding palm and leading four horses; below, PLANCVS.

Ag, 19.9 mm, 4.02 g
Moneyer: L.Plautius.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 453/1c [dies o/r: 195/217 (all var.)] - Syd. 959 - RSC Plautia 15
ex-inAsta, auction 38, lot 514
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0091 - Denarius Septimius Severus 194 AC11 viewsObv/ IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG II CO, laureate head of S.S. r.
Rev/ BONI EVENTUC (sic), Bonus Eventus togate, standing, head l., holding fruit plate and two inverted corn ears.

Ag, 17.8 mm, 2.82 g
Mint: Emesa (?)
RIC IV.I/-- – BMCRE V/343 var (cf. p.91)
ex-inAsta, auction 38, lot 734
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0093 - Denarius Valeria 82 BC30 viewsObv/ Draped bust of Victory r., wearing pendant earring and necklace, (control letter behind).
Rev/ C VAL FLA (VAL in ligature) on l., IMPERAT on r., EX SC across lower fields, aquila between signa exhibiting vexilla marked H (for hastati) and P (for principes).

Ag, 18.2 mm, 3.47 g
Moneyer: C. Valerius Flaccus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 365/1a [dies o/r: 36/39 (var. 1a --> 1c)] - Syd. 747a
ex-Tintinna, auction e9, lot 1108
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00a Domitian as Caesar RIC 541338 viewsAR Denarius, 3.46g
Rome mint, 73 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: CAES AVG F DOMIT COS II; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: No legend; Domitian on horse l.; r. hand raised, sceptre in l.
RIC 541 (R2). BMC 129 var. RSC 664. BNC 105 var.
Ex Gemini X, 13 January 2013, Harry N. Sneh Collection, lot 701. = Helios, ebay, 29 November 2010 (A. Lynn Collection).

This is an extremely rare denarius of Domitian as Caesar, the second earliest minted at Rome. Here the legend is clockwise, the much more common Domitian on horseback type has the legend anticlockwise. The reverse may allude to Domitian's participation in Vespasian and Titus' joint triumph where he rode a 'magnificent' steed. The obverse is a die match with the RIC plate coin from Oxford.

The early portrait on this one is quite outstanding.
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01 - Elagabalus AR Antoninianus 'Roma AD218'125 viewsEmperor Varius 'Elagabalus' Antoninus - AR Antoninianus

obv: 'IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG' - Radiate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: 'P M TR P COS PP' - Roma seated holding victory and sceptre, shield by her side.
4.31gr.
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01 Constantius II75 viewsConstantius II AE3. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman, hair in a topknot, reaching, ALEGamma in ex. Alexandria 82 var (headwear)Randygeki(h2)
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01 Constantius II113 viewsDN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, Two braids, reaching
ALEΔ in ex. Γ in left field

Alexandria 72 var.
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01 Constantius II103 viewsDN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, bearded, bare-headed,reaching
ALEΓ in ex. Γ in left field

Alexandria 72 var (headwear)
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01 Constantius II87 viewsConstantius II
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, bearded, bare-headed, reaching,
ALEΓ in ex. Γ in left field

Alexandria 72 var (headwear)
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01 Constantius II74 views6,31 g. 22 mm.
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, bearded, Phrygian helmet, reaching
ALEB in ex. Γ in left field

Alexandria 72 var (headwear)
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01 Constantius II39 viewsConstantius II AE3. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman, bare-headed, reaching. ALE Delta in ex

Alexandria 80 var (headwear/hairstyle)
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01 Constantius II49 viewsConstantius II
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, Delta behind.
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, bare-headed, reaching,
ALEΓ in ex.
Alexandria 75 var (headwear)
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01 Constantius II86 viewsConstantius II
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Constantius II pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO soldier spearing Horseman, bearded, bare-headed, reaching,
ALEA in ex. Γ in left field

Alexandria 72 var (headwear)

From the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection.
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01 Domitian as Caesar RIC 66927 viewsÆ As, 11.05g
Rome mint, 73-74 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIAN COS II; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: PAX AVGVST; S C in field; Pax stg. l., leaning on column, with caduceus and branch
RIC 669 (C). BMC -. BNC 699.
Acquired from Musa Numismatics, August 2019.

The propaganda value of Pax for the Flavian dynasty after the Civil War, the revolt of Civilis, and the Jewish War cannot be underestimated. In her various guises she is one of the most popular types on Vespasian's coinage and shows up quite frequently during the reign on the coins struck for both himself and his sons. This As struck for Domitian as Caesar shows Pax leaning on a column, which likely copies a well known cult image of the goddess.

Tellingly, less than a decade later, Pax would not feature so prominently on Domitian's own coinage as Emperor.

Fine style early portrait.
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01- 02 - AUGUSTO, CAYO y LUCIO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.) 103 viewsAR Denario 17 x 16 mm 3.2 gr.

Anv: "CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE" - Busto laureado a derecha.
Rev: "AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT" - Cayo y Lucio sus nietos de pié enfrentados c/u descansando su mano en un escudo redondo y lanza. En el campo centro superior Lituus (Báculo o cayado usado por los augures) a izquierda y Simpulum (Copa pequeña) a derecha, "X" debajo. "C L CAESARES" en exergo.

Acuñada 2 A.C. a 4 D.C.
Ceca: Lungdunum - Lyon Francia
Rareza: S

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #211 Pag.56 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1597 var Pag.317 - BMCRE #537 - RSC Vol.1 #43a Pag.134 - Cohen Vol.1 #43 Pag.69 - DVM #51c Pag.67 - CBN #1651
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01- 02 - AUGUSTO, CAYO y LUCIO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.) 29 viewsAR Denario 17 x 16 mm 3.2 gr.

Anv: "CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE" - Busto laureado a derecha.
Rev: "AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT" - Cayo y Lucio sus nietos de pié enfrentados c/u descansando su mano en un escudo redondo y lanza. En el campo centro superior Lituus (Báculo o cayado usado por los augures) a izquierda y Simpulum (Copa pequeña) a derecha, "X" debajo. "C L CAESARES" en exergo.

Acuñada 2 A.C. a 4 D.C.
Ceca: Lungdunum - Lyon Francia
Rareza: S

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #211 Pag.56 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1597 var Pag.317 - BMCRE #537 - RSC Vol.1 #43a Pag.134 - Cohen Vol.1 #43 Pag.69 - DVM #51c Pag.67 - CBN #1651
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01- 04 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.) 20 viewsAR denario 18 mm 3,27 gr.

Esta acuñación conmemora la famosa Victoria de Augusto sobre Marco Antonio y Cleopatra en la batalla de Actium, que indirectamente termina con la trágica muerte de estos dos últimos.

Anv: AVGVSTVS DIVI F - Cabeza laureada viendo a derecha.
Rev: IMP / XII - ACT en exergo - Apolo Citharoedus de Actium, de pié de frente viendo a izq., vistiendo larga vestimenta y portando Plectrum/Plectro (Pequeña púa hecha de diferentes materiales que se usa para tocar instrumentos de cuerda, como un reemplazo o ayuda de los dedos) en mano der. y Lira en izq.

Acuñada: Entre el 11 y 10 A.C.
Ceca: Lugdunum - Lyon
Rareza: R2

Referencias: RIC I 180 Pag.53; Lyon #37; RSC I #165 Pag.142; BMCRE #478-9 = BMCRR Gaul #194-5; BN #1418-9; SRCTV I #1611var Pag.319
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01-15 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)56 viewsAE AS (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 25 mm 8.4 gr.
Legado Monetario L SURDINUS

Anv: "CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "[L] SVRDINVS [III VIR A A A F F]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".
"SENATUS CONSULTO" - Era potestad del Senado la promulgación de la acuñación de las emisiones de bronce (cobre) - Ley Julia (19-15 A.C.)

Acuñada 15 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #386 Pag.70 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1683 Pag.331 - BMCRE #144 (=BMCRR #4631) - Cohen Vol.1 #473 Pag.131 - DVM #99 var Pag.71 - CBN #483
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01-15 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)27 viewsAE AS (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 25 mm 8.4 gr.
Legado Monetario L SURDINUS

Anv: "CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "[L] SVRDINVS [III VIR A A A F F]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".
"SENATUS CONSULTO" - Era potestad del Senado la promulgación de la acuñación de las emisiones de bronce (cobre) - Ley Julia (19-15 A.C.)

Acuñada 15 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #386 Pag.70 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1683 Pag.331 - BMCRE #144 (=BMCRR #4631) - Cohen Vol.1 #473 Pag.131 - DVM #99 var Pag.71 - CBN #483
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01-26 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)107 viewsAE AS (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 27 mm 9.6 gr.
Legado Monetario M SALVIUS OTHO

Anv: "[CAE]SAR AVGVST PONT [MAX TRIBVNIC POT]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a izquierda.
Rev: "M SALVI[VS OT]HO III VIR A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".
"SENATUS CONSULTO" - Era potestad del Senado la promulgación de la acuñación de las emisiones de bronce (cobre) - Ley Julia (19-15 A.C.)

Acuñada 7 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #432 Pag.75 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1685 var Pag.331 - Cohen Vol.1 #516 Pag.139 - DVM #100b var Pag.71 - CBN #708
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01-26 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)25 viewsAE AS (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 27 mm 9.6 gr.
Legado Monetario M SALVIUS OTHO

Anv: "[CAE]SAR AVGVST PONT [MAX TRIBVNIC POT]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a izquierda.
Rev: "M SALVI[VS OT]HO III VIR A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".
"SENATUS CONSULTO" - Era potestad del Senado la promulgación de la acuñación de las emisiones de bronce (cobre) - Ley Julia (19-15 A.C.)

Acuñada 7 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #432 Pag.75 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1685 var Pag.331 - Cohen Vol.1 #516 Pag.139 - DVM #100b var Pag.71 - CBN #708
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01-38 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)59 viewsAE Cuadrante (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 17 mm 2.7 gr.
Legados Monetarios LAMIA, SILIUS y ANNIUS.

Anv: "LAMIA SILIVS ANNIVS" - Dos manos tomadas (Apretón de manos) que rodeán un Caduceo.
Rev: "III VIR A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 9 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #420 var Pag.74 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1693 Pag.332/3 - Cohen Vol.1 #338 Pag.108 - BMCRE #200 (=BMCRR #4617) - CBN #568
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01-38 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)16 viewsAE Cuadrante (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 17 mm 2.7 gr.
Legados Monetarios LAMIA, SILIUS y ANNIUS.

Anv: "LAMIA SILIVS ANNIVS" - Dos manos tomadas (Apretón de manos) que rodeán un Caduceo.
Rev: "III VIR A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 9 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #420 var Pag.74 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1693 Pag.332/3 - Cohen Vol.1 #338 Pag.108 - BMCRE #200 (=BMCRR #4617) - CBN #568
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01-40 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)78 viewsAE Cuadrante (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 18 mm 2.7 gr.
4 Legados Monetarios fueron designados cada año en 5 y 4 A.C., aunque curiosamente continuaron labrándose “triunviro III VIR”. Las cuñaciones en 5 A.C. (Legados APRONIUS, GALUS, MESSALLA y SISENNA) son desconcertantemente complejas, exhibiendo una multiplicidad de combinaciones de los cuatro nombres en anverso y reverso.

Anv: "MESSALLA SISENNA III VIR" - Leyenda alrededor de un yunque o altar.
Rev: "GALVS APRONIVS A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Las leyendas NO coinciden con las listadas en toda la Bibliografía que poseo, solo en RIC Vol.1 Nota de pié de página 77 menciona que CBN #777/8 lista 2 "imitaciones" con la leyenda coincidente con esta moneda, al no lucir como imitaciones RIC las atribuye a simples confusiones de los acuñadores al permutar las leyendas
Acuñada 5 A.C.
Ceca: Roma
Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #447 var Pag.77 - CBN #777/8 (Como Imitaciones) - Sear RCTV #1699-1702 var Pag.333/4 - Cohen Vol.1 #420/25 var Pag.122 - DVM #110 var Pag.71 - BMCRE #258n
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01-40 - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)24 viewsAE Cuadrante (Serie de los Triunviros Monetales) 18 mm 2.7 gr.
4 Legados Monetarios fueron designados cada año en 5 y 4 A.C., aunque curiosamente continuaron labrándose “triunviro III VIR”. Las cuñaciones en 5 A.C. (Legados APRONIUS, GALUS, MESSALLA y SISENNA) son desconcertantemente complejas, exhibiendo una multiplicidad de combinaciones de los cuatro nombres en anverso y reverso.

Anv: "MESSALLA SISENNA III VIR" - Leyenda alrededor de un yunque o altar.
Rev: "GALVS APRONIVS A A A F F" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Las leyendas NO coinciden con las listadas en toda la Bibliografía que poseo, solo en RIC Vol.1 Nota de pié de página 77 menciona que CBN #777/8 lista 2 "imitaciones" con la leyenda coincidente con esta moneda, al no lucir como imitaciones RIC las atribuye a simples confusiones de los acuñadores al permutar las leyendas

Acuñada 5 A.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #447 var Pag.77 - CBN #777/8 (Como Imitaciones) - Sear RCTV #1699-1702 var Pag.333/4 - Cohen Vol.1 #420/25 var Pag.122 - DVM #110 var Pag.71 - BMCRE #258n
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01-61 - Cartago Nova - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)20 viewsAE Semis 23 mm 6.5 gr.
C.Varius Rufus y Sex Iulius Pollio - duoviri.

Anv: "AVGVSTVS - DIVI F" (Leyenda anti-horaria)- Cabeza laureada viendo a derecha.
Rev: "C·VAR·RVF·SEX·IVL·POL·II·VIR·Q" (Leyenda anti-horaria),Implementos sacerdotales, Simpulum (Copa pequeña con mango), aspergillum/aspersorio (Instrumento para espolvorear o rociar), Securis/Segur (Hacha ritual) y Ápex (Gorro utilizado por los Sacerdotes o Flamines).

Acuñada 27 A.C. - 14 D.C.
Ceca: Cartago Nova, Hispania (Hoy Cartagena, España)

Referencias: RPC #168, SNG Cop #510, ACIP #3137, SNG München #130, Sim.NAH #992, Vives #131/132 Pl.CXXXI #12, Burgos (2008) #455, FAB #1451 P.180, Sim. Sear GICTV #12 Pag.2 (Semis en lugar de AS), Beltram #23
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01-63 - Augusta Bilbilis - Hispania - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)29 viewsHoy en las cercanías de Calatayud (Zaragoza), España
M.Sempronius Tiberius y L.Licius Varus duumviri

AE AS 30 mm 14.8 gr.

Anv: "AVGVSTVS·DIV·F·PATER·PATRIAE" (Leyenda anti-horaria)- Busto laureado viendo a izquierda.
Rev: "MVN·AVGVSTA·BILBILIS·M·SEMP·TIBERI·L·LICI·VARO" - "II VIR" esta última leyenda dentro de guirnalda.

Acuñada 02 A.C. - 14 D.C.
Ceca: Colonia Augusta Bilbilis - Hispania

Referencias: RPC I #393a P.129, SNG München #22, Sear GICTV #7 Pag.2, Cohen Vol.1 #640 var. (Busto a der.) Pag.152, Vv Pl.CXXXIX #2, FAB #278, ACIP #3018, ABH #278, ABH (Ant) #1293 P.163/4, Ripolles #3392 P.392
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01.3.01v. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.01var., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS, #01142 views01.3.01v. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.01var., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS, #01
avers: + STEPHANVS•REX• (+ STEPNANVS•REX•, the first dot not behind the S but over the S interesting new legend variation !), Cross within a pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross.
reverse: + REGIA CIVITAS (REGIA CIVITVS, "V" instead of "A"!), Cross within a pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 16,0-16,5 mm, weight: 0,70 g, axis: 2h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Huszár-001, Unger-001, CNH I.-001,
Tóth-Kiss-Fekete: CÁC I.(Catalog of Árpadian Coinage I./Opitz I.), Privy-Mark/Szigla: 01.3.01var.,
Q-001
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01.3.03./01.3.28. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.03., rev.:01.3.28., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS (retrograde legend !), Rare variant! #01141 views01.3.03./01.3.28. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.03., rev.:01.3.28., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS (retrograde legend !), Rare variant! #01
avers: + STEPHANVS•REX•(The first S are retrograde !), Cross within the pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross.
reverse: + REGIA CIVITAS (retrograde legend !), Cross within the pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18,0 mm, weight: 0,69 g, axis: 10h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Huszár-001, Unger-001, CNH I.-001,
Tóth-Kiss-Fekete: CÁC I.(Catalog of Árpadian Coinage I./Opitz I.), Privy-Mark/Szigla: av.:01.3.03., rev.:01.3.28.,
Q-001
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01.3.18. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.18., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS, Rare variant! #01138 views01.3.18. István I., "St. Stephen !", King of Hungary, (997-1038 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 01.3.18., H-001, U-001, CNH I.-001, + REGIA CIVITAS, Rare variant! #01
avers: + STEPHANVVS•REX• ("lying S-s" instead of "S" !, STEPHANVVS instead of STEPHANVS, double V legends error!), Cross within the pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross. (double strike)
reverse: + REGIA CIVITAS (REGIA CIVITVS, "V" instead of "A"!), Cross within the pearled border, wedges between the arms of the cross.
exergue:-/-//--, diameter: 16,0 mm, weight: 0,75 g, axis: 10h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Huszár-001, Unger-001, CNH I.-001,
Tóth-Kiss-Fekete: CÁC I.(Catalog of Árpadian Coinage I./Opitz I.), Privy-Mark/Szigla: 01.3.18.,
Q-001
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010. Vespasian35 viewsVespasian. AD 69-79. AR Denarius (20mm, 2.96 g). Ephesos mint. Struck AD 71. Laureate head right / Turreted and draped female bust right. RIC II 327 var.; BMCRE 450 var. ; RPC II 828 var.; RSC 293a var. This issue is normally accompanied by a mint mark below the bust on the reverse. No mintmark can be seen on this specimen, but striking weakness could have prevented it from being fully struck in this area. The obverse portrait is almost certainly from the same hand as RPC II 828, an issue marked with a BY monogram. Ex-CNGecoli
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0101 - Denarius Marcia 82 AC34 viewsObv/ Laureate head of Apollo r.
Rev/ Marsyas walking l. bearing wine skin on shoulder; behind, statue of Victory on column: before, L CENSOR.

Ag, 17.5 mm, 3.78 g
Moneyer: L. Censorinus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 363/1d [dies o/r: ~197/~228] - Syd. 737 - RSC Marcia 24
ex-M.Iglesias Alvarez, march 2011 (ex - Jesús Vico, auction 125, lot 232)
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012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 084var., Rome, AE-Quadrans, PON M TR P IMP COS DES IT around large S•C,133 views012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 084var., Rome, AE-Quadrans, PON M TR P IMP COS DES IT around large S•C,
avers:- TI-CLAVDIVS-CAESAR-AVG around modius.
revers:- PON-M-TR-P-IMP-COS-DES-IT, around large S•C.
exe: S•C//--, diameter: 16,5mm, weight: 2,82g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 41 A.D., ref: RIC-I-84 var, C-70, BMC 179,
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012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 112var. (?), Thracian ?, AE-Sestertius, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS, Rare !!!,370 views012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 112var. (?), Thracian ?, AE-Sestertius, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS, Rare !!!,
Claudius became “Father of the Country” in 50 AD, and this title was added to the coinage, at the end of the legend, with it’s abbreviation: PP. The reverse legend translates to “For Saving the Lives of Citizens.
avers:- TI-CLAVDIVS-CAESAR-AVG-P-M-TR-P-IMP-P-P, laureate head of Claudius right
revers:- No legend - Wreath, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS within,
exe:-/-//--, diameter: 34-36mm, weight: 23,63g, axis:11h,
mint:Thracian ?, date: 50-54 A.D., ref: RIC-I-112, C-38,
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"RIC is in error to state that P P only appeared on Claudius' bronze coins in 50 AD. In fact Claudius became P P very early in 42 AD, and P P appeared immediately not only on his quadrantes, which are specifically dated to 42 by the title COS II, but also on his sestertii and middle bronzes.
Stylistically your coin should not be attributed to Rome, but to a Thracian mint perhaps active only towards the end of the reign. These coins, scarcer than the Rome-mint ones, are not recognized in RIC!" by Curtis Clay. Thank you "curtisclay".
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012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 112var. (?), Thracian ?, AE-Sestertius, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS, Rare !!!, Re-Shot !342 views012 Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), RIC I 112var. (?), Thracian ?, AE-Sestertius, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS, Rare !!!, Re-Shot !
Claudius became “Father of the Country” in 50 AD, and this title was added to the coinage, at the end of the legend, with it’s abbreviation: PP. The reverse legend translates to “For Saving the Lives of Citizens.
avers:- TI-CLAVDIVS-CAESAR-AVG-P-M-TR-P-IMP-P-P, laureate head of Claudius right
revers:- No legend - Wreath, EX-S-C/P-P/OB-CIVES/SERVATOS within,
exe:-/-//--, diameter: 34-36mm, weight: 23,63g, axis:11h,
mint:Thracian ?, date: 50-54 A.D., ref: RIC-I-112, C-38,
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"RIC is in error to state that P P only appeared on Claudius' bronze coins in 50 AD. In fact Claudius became P P very early in 42 AD, and P P appeared immediately not only on his quadrantes, which are specifically dated to 42 by the title COS II, but also on his sestertii and middle bronzes.
Stylistically your coin should not be attributed to Rome, but to a Thracian mint perhaps active only towards the end of the reign. These coins, scarcer than the Rome-mint ones, are not recognized in RIC!" by Curtis Clay. Thank you "curtisclay".
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012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), Macedonia, Macedonian Koinon, Varb-III-3005, AE-24, ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN,80 views012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), Macedonia, Macedonian Koinon, Varb-III-3005, AE-24, ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN,
avers:- ΤΙ-ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ-ΚΑΙΣΑΡ, Bare head left.
revers:- ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ-ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ, around Macedonian shield.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 23-25mm, weight: 9,87g, axis: h,
mint: Macedonia, Macedonian Koinon, date: 41-54 A.D., ref: Varb-III-3005-334p, Sear-425-40p, BMC-5-27,145,
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012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), Macedonia, Thessalonica, RPC-1578, AE-21, ΘEΣΣAΛONEIKEON ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, 130 views012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), Macedonia, Thessalonica, RPC-1578, AE-21, ΘEΣΣAΛONEIKEON ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ,
avers:- ΤΙ-ΚΛΑΥ-ΚΑΙΣΑΡ-ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ-ΓΕΡΜ, Laureate head of Claudius left
revers:- ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΕΙΚΕΟΝ-ΘΕΟΣ-ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ, Radiate head of Augustus right.
exe:-/-//--, diameter: 20-21,5mm, weight: 9,86g, axis: 6h,
mint: Macedonia, Thessalonica, date: 41-45 A.D., ref: RPC-1578, Varbanov-4235-38,
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0134 - Nummus Constantine I 319-20 AC28 viewsObv/ IMP CONSTANTIN-VS AVG, helmeted bust of C. l., cuirassed and with spear on r. shoulder.
Rev/ VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, two Victories standing face to face, holding vota shield, with VOT / PR inscribed within; diamond mint mark inside altar, PLN in ex.

AE, 17.5 mm, 2.92 g
Mint: Londinium.
RIC VII/158 var. [S]
ex-Numismática Hinojosa, eBay jul 2011 - art. #280702971071
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0164 - Denarius Norbana 83 BC102 viewsObv/ Diademed head of Venus r.; behind, control mark CL; below, C NORBANVS.
Rev/ Corn ear, fasces with axe and caduceus.

Ag, 19.0 mm, 3.89 g
Moneyer: C.Norbanus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 357/1b [dies o/r: 156/173 (all var.)] - Syd. 739 - RSC Norbana 2
ex-Auctiones, auction e3, lot 106 (ex-De La Tour colln., Hess-Divo, auction 314, lot 1350) (ex-Varesi, auction nov 1989, lot 175)
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0169 - Denarius Hostilia 48 BC46 viewsObv/Female head r., wearing oak-wreath.
Rev/Victory advancing r., holding caduceus and palm-branch, L HOSTILIVS before, SASERNA behind.

Ag, 18.5mm, 3.95g
Moneyer: L. Hostilius Saserna.
Mint: Roma.
RRC 448/1a [dies o/r: 99/110 (var. 1a+1b)] - Syd.951 - RSC Hostilia 5
ex-AUREA Numismatika, auction 49, lot 3207
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0175 - Denarius Mussidia 42 BC41 viewsObv/Head of Concordia r.; behind CONCORDIA.
Rev/Shrine of Venus Cloacina, inscribed CLOACIN; L MVSSIDIVS LON(GVS) around.

Ag, 16.2mm, 4.46g
Moneyer: L. Mussidius Longus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 494/42 [dies o/r: 87/97 (all var.)] - RSC Mussidia 6 - Syd. 1093 - Sear Imp. 188
ex-VAuctions 303, lot 388 (ex-Ivar Gault colln., CNG e-auction 271, lot 397)
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018 - Aurelian (270-275 AD), Antoninianus - RIC 349 (unlisted var.)47 viewsObv: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: RESTITVTOR ORBIS, Woman standing right, presenting wreath to emperor standing left, holding spear, suppliant kneeling figure between them.
Minted in Cyzicus (* gamma in exe), 271-272 AD, third officina.

Obv. legend IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG on this coin insted of IMP AVRELIANVS AVG is not listed in RIC or any other reference that I am aware of, but it is not previously unknown.
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0185 - As Augustus 2-1 BC35 viewsObv/ AVGVSTVS DIVI F, bare head of A. r.
Rev/ C VAR RVF SEX IVL (P)OL II VIR Q, pontifical instruments (aspergillum, simpullum, ax and apex).

AE, 28.9 mm, 12.88 g
Mint: Carthago Nova.
APRH/167a [36 dies] – RPC I/167
ex-AENP Numismatic Convention, Madrid, march 2014 (Miró)
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0187 - Denarius Pompeia 137 BC67 viewsObv/Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, jug; before, X.
Rev/She-wolf suckling twins Romulus and Remus; behind, ficus Ruminalis with birds and to the l. Faustulus; around, SEX PO FOSTLVS; in ex., ROMA.

Ag, 20.6mm, 3.74g
Moneyer: Sextus Pompeius Fostlus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 235/1c [dies o/r: 127/159 (all var.)] - BMCRR Rome 927 - Pompeia 1 - Syd. 461a
ex-Naville Numismatics, auction e6, lot 80
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0189 - Denarius Plautia 60 BC50 viewsObv/ Head of Neptune r.; behind, trident; before, P YPSAE SC.
Rev/ Jupiter in quadriga r., holding reins and thunderbolt; below C YPSAE COS PRIV; behind, CEPIT.

Ag, 19.7 mm, 3.88 g
Moneyer: P. Plautius Hypsaeus.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 420/1a [dies o/r: 34/38 (all var.)]
ex-NAC, auction 78, lot 674
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02 - Elagabalus AR Antoninianus - SALVS ANTONINI AVG51 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Varius 'Elagabalus' Antoninus (218 - 222 AD)
Silver Antoninianus, Struck at the Rome Mint.

obv: IMP CAES M AUR ANTONINUS - Radiate bust of the Emperor right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: SALVS ANTONINI AUG - Salus standing facing right, holding snake, which she feeds from patera held in other hand.

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02. Gordian I / RIC 1.79 viewsDenarius, March - April 238, Rome mint.
Obverse: IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG / Laureate bust of Gordian I.
Reverse: P M TR P COS P P / Gordian I standing, togate, holding branch, and wearing parzonium.
2.88 gm., 20 mm.
RIC #1; Sear #8446.

The third century saw numerous usurpers in various parts of the Empire. However, the local revolt in Africa which brought Gordian I and his son to power was the first and only time the cause of a usurper was taken up by the Senate before a current emperor was dead. Thus the Gordiani became legitimate Roman emperors, and their coinage, all minted at the imperial mint in Rome, became legitimate coinage of the Empire.

Provenance:
ex Gillardi Collection.
Tinchant sale (1962).
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02.2.2. Orseolo Péter, King of Hungary, (1038-1041,1044-1046 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 02.2v.2., H-006, U-002, CNH I.-008, #165 views02.2.2. Orseolo Péter, King of Hungary, (1038-1041,1044-1046 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 02.2v.2., H-006, U-002, CNH I.-008, #1
avers: + PETRV•S REX, Cross in the circle of dots with wedges in the angles, the border of dots. (dot (•) in the legend, variation !)
reverse: + PANNONIA, Cross in the circle with wedges in the angles, line border.
exergue:-/-//--, diameter: 16,5-17,0 mm, weight: 0,51g, axis: 4h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Huszár-006, Unger-002, CNH I.-008,
Tóth-Kiss-Fekete: CÁC I.(Catalog of Árpadian Coinage I./Opitz I.), Privy-Mark/Szigla: 02.2v.2.,(dot (•) in the avers legend, variation !)
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020 - Commodus (177-192 AD), denarius - RIC 235 var.38 viewsObv: L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL, laureate bust right.
Rev: P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P, Fortuna standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia; star in right field.
Minted in Rome 192 AD.

RIC 235 var, star in right field instead of left field.
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020 Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RIC² 0981, RIC II(1962) 110var, Rome, AR-Denarius, IMP XIX, Modius with grain ears, #1169 views020 Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RIC² 0981, RIC II(1962) 110var, Rome, AR-Denarius, IMP XIX, Modius with grain ears, #1
avers: CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, Laureate head left.
reverse: IMP XIX, Modius with grain ears.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: x,xxg, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 77-78 A.D., ref: RIC² 0981, RIC II(1962) 110var, C-216,
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020 Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RIC² 1416, Ephesus (Byzantium), AR-Denarius, CONCORDIA AVG, Ceres, #1106 views020 Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RIC² 1416, Ephesus (Byzantium), AR-Denarius, CONCORDIA AVG, Ceres, #1
avers: IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS II TR P P P, Laureate head right.
reverse: CONCORDIA AVG, Ceres, enthroned left, holding grain ears and a cornucopiae, BY (monogram) mintmark for Byzantium in the exergue.
exergue: -/-//BY(monogram, mintmark for Byzantium), diameter: 17,5-19,0mm, weight: 3,60 g, axis: 6h,
mint: Ephesus (Byzantium), date: A.D., ref: RIC² 1416, RPC II 824, Sear/RCV 2266var., RSC 66a,
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0200 - Semis Augustus 2-1 BC49 viewsObv/ AVGVSTVS DIVI F, laureate head of A. r.
Rev/ C VAR RVF SEX IVL POL II VIR Q, simpulum, aspergillum, axe and apex.

AE, 22.5 mm, 6.50 g
Mint: Carthago Nova.
APRH/168 [12-33 dies] – RPC I/168
ex-Herrero, auction december 2014, lot 41.
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0205 - Denarius Anonymous 209 BC31 viewsObv/ Head of Rome r.; behind, X.
Rev/ Dioscuri riding r., stars above their heads, spearhead r. below, ROMA in ex.

Ag, 21.8 mm, 3.74 g
Mint: SE Italy
RRC 88/2b [40-40 (all var.)]
ex-NAC, auction 84, lot 1633.
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022. H-294 Béla IV., King of Hungary, (1235-1270 A.D.), H-294, CNH I.-229, U-213, AR-Denar, #0181 views022. H-294 Béla IV., King of Hungary, (1235-1270 A.D.), H-294, CNH I.-229, U-213, AR-Denar, #01
avers: +REX•BELAᵒQVARTVS, Agnus Dei in a circle of dots advancing left with a cross, border of dots.
reverse: •VNGA• RIA•, King enthroned facing, holding orb and scepter, a border of dots.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 15,2mm, weight: 0,75g, axis: 9h,
mint: , date: 1235-1270 A.D., ref: Huszár-294, CNH I.-229, Unger-213
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022. H-294 Béla IV., King of Hungary, (1235-1270 A.D.), H-294, CNH I.-229, U-213, AR-Denar, #0264 views022. H-294 Béla IV., King of Hungary, (1235-1270 A.D.), H-294, CNH I.-229, U-213, AR-Denar, #02
avers: +REX•BELAᵒQVARTVS, Agnus Dei in a circle of dots advancing left with a cross, border of dots.
reverse: •VNGA• RIA•, King enthroned facing, holding orb and scepter, a border of dots.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 15,0mm, weight: 0,96g, axis: 6h,
mint: , date: 1235-1270 A.D., ref: Huszár-294, CNH I.-229, Unger-213
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0224 - 1 Real Reyes Católicos c.1535 AC2 viewsObv/ Coat of arms flanked by X and X; around, : FERNANDVS : 7 : ELISABET - D
Rev/ Arrows and yoke, points around, below S. Around, + : REX : 7 : REGINA : CASTELE : LEGI

Ag, 26.5 mm, 3.28 g
Mint: Sevilla
Calicó -- - F6.8.1var
ex-Áureo & Calicó, auction Isabel de Tratámara, vol IX, lot 885
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0229 - Denarius Memmia 106 BC9 viewsObv/ Laureate head of Saturn l., harpa and ROMA behind; before, control mark.
Rev/ Venus on biga r., holding scepter and reins. Above, Cupid flying l. and holding wreath; below, L MEMMI GAL.

Ag, 18.9 mm, 3.93 g
Moneyer: father of L. and C. Memmii L.f. Gal.
Mint: Rome.
RRC 313/1b [dies o/r: 131/164 all var.]
ex-CNG, auction e436, lot 455 (ex-A McCabe, direct purchase to Künker am Dom, 2018)
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022b Titus (69-79 A.D. Caesar, 79-81 A.D. Augustus), RIC 0119var., RIC II(1962) 0023a, AR-Denarius, Rome, TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, Thunderbolt (wingless) draped table, #1181 views022b Titus (69-79 A.D. Caesar, 79-81 A.D. Augustus), RIC 0119var., RIC II(1962) 0023a, AR-Denarius, Rome, TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, Thunderbolt (wingless) on the draped table, #1
avers: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M, Laureate head right.
reverse: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, Thunderbolt (wingless) on the draped table or chair with one, two or no crossbars.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18mm, weight: 3,28g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 80 A.D., ref: RIC 0119var., RIC II(1962) 0023a p-119, RSC 316, BMC 51,
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"This denarius is part of a series that was struck for the lectisternium (religious ceremony) celebrating the opening of the Colosseum in 80 AD."
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023 - Diocletian (284-305 AD), pre-reform Antoninianus - RIC 184 (unlisted var.)30 viewsObv: IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules standing facing, head to left, holding club and trophy.
Minted in Rome (XX crescent IA in exe), first officina, 291 AD.

The exergual mark XX crescent IA is not listed in RIC for this type, nor have I found it anywhere else. Possibly unknown var.? If anyone knows an other ex I would be delighted to hear of it.
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0231 - As Faustina II 147-75 AC8 viewsObv/ FAVSTINA AVG ANTONINI AVG PII FIL, togate bust of F. r.
Rev/ Venus togate standing l., holding apple on r.h. and scepter on l.h.; around, VENVS; S C low on field.

AE, 25.9 mm, 10.26 g
Mint: Roma
RIC III/1408 [C] – BMCRE IV/2172 var.
ex-Numismatik Naumann, auction 74, lot 367
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024c Domitian (69-81 A.D. Caesar, 81-96 A.D. Augustus), RIC 0415, RIC II(1962) 0299b, (revers legend var.), AE-As, Rome, FORTVNA(E)-AVGVSTI (!!!), S-C, Rare !!!,338 views024c Domitian (69-81 A.D. Caesar, 81-96 A.D. Augustus), RIC 0415, RIC II(1962) 0299b, (revers legend var.), AE-As, Rome, FORTVNA(E)-AVGVSTI (!!!), S-C, Rare !!!,
avers:- IMP-CAES-DOMIT-AVG-GERM-COS-XI-CENS-PER-P-P, Laureate head of Domitian right, wearing aegis.
revers:- FORTVNA(E)-AVGVSTI (!!!), Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, S-C across the field.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26-28mm, weight: 9,87g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 85 A.D., ref:RIC 0415, RIC II(1962) 0299b p-192, (revers legend var.), Rare!,
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024p Domitian (69-81 A.D. Caesar, 81-96 A.D. Augustus), Thrace, Philippopolis, RPC II 354, AE-18, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis advancing right, Rare!148 views024p Domitian (69-81 A.D. Caesar, 81-96 A.D. Augustus), Thrace, Philippopolis, RPC II 354, AE-18, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis advancing right, Rare!
avers:- IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG GERM COS XIIII, Laureate head of Domitian right.
revers:- ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Artemis advancing right with bow and arrows.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18,0mm, weight: 3,18g, axis: 7h,
mint: Thrace, Philippopolis, date: 88-89 A.D., ref: Varbanov 619corr., RPC II 354 (3 pieces), Rare!
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026 Nerva (96-98 A.D.), RIC II 112var., Rome, AE-Quadrans, S/C//--, Winged caduceus,77 views026 Nerva (96-98 A.D.), RIC II 112var., Rome, AE-Quadrans, S/C//--, Winged caduceus,
avers: IMP NERVA CAES AVG, modius with three grain-ears.
reverse: Winged caduceus, S-C across the field.
exergue: S/C//--, diameter: 15-15,5mm, weight: 2,35g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 96-98 A.D., ref: RIC II 112var., C-138, BMC ,
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026 Nerva (96-98 A.D.), RIC II ???, Rome, AR-Denarius, -/-//--, FORTVNA AVGVST, Fortuna seated left, #176 views026 Nerva (96-98 A.D.), RIC II ???, Rome, AR-Denarius, -/-//--, FORTVNA AVGVST, Fortuna seated left, #1
avers: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS II P P, Laureate head right.
reverse: FORTVNA AVGVST, Fortuna seated left, holding two corn-ears and scepter (like RIC II. 17, but the legend is not FORTVNA P R!!!).
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0mm, weight:3,32g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: A.D., ref: RIC II ???, p-, C-,
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027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Denarius, RIC II 365v, Rome, P M TR P COS VI P P SPR Q PT, PRO-VID, Plated (Fouree),68 views027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Denarius, RIC II 365v, Rome, P M TR P COS VI P P SPR Q PT, PRO-VID, Plated (Fouree),
avers: -IMP-CAES-NER-TRAIANO-OPTIMO-AVG-GER-D, Laureate, draped bust right.
revers: -P-M-TR-P-COS-VI-P-P-SPR-Q-PT, PRO-VID,Providentia standing left, raising hand over globe and holding scepter; PRO VID across fields.
exergo:-/-//--, diameter:20mm, weight:3,02g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 117 A.D., ref:RIC-II-365var.???,
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027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0334., Rome, AR-Denarius, PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R, Virtus standing right, Legendvariation,336 views027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0334, Rome, AR-Denarius, PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R, Virtus standing right, Legendvariation,
avers: IMP-CAES-NER-TRAIAN-OPTIM-AVG-GERM-DAC, Laureate, draped bust right.
revers: PARTHICO-P-M-TR-P-COS-VI-P-P-S-P-Q-R, Virtus standing right, holding spear and parazonium, foot on helmet.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18,5mm, weight:3,37g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 114-117 A.D., ref: RIC-334, p-268, C-, Legend variation!
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027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0365var., Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS VI P P SPR Q PT, PRO/VID//--, Plated (Fouree),64 views027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0365var., Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS VI P P SPR Q PT, PRO/VID//--, Plated (Fouree),
avers: -IMP-CAES-NER-TRAIANO-OPTIMO-AVG-GER-D, Laureate, draped bust right.
revers: -P-M-TR-P-COS-VI-P-P-SPR-Q-PT, PRO-VID,Providentia standing left, raising hand over globe and holding scepter; PRO VID across fields.
exergo:PRO/VID//--, diameter:20mm, weight:3,02g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date: 117 A.D., ref:RIC-II-365var.???,
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027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0505var., Woytek 206cB, Rome, AE-Dupondius, S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI /S-C, Pax standing left, Rare!180 views027 Traianus (98-117 A.D.), RIC II 0505var., Woytek 206cB, Rome, AE-Dupondius, S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI /S-C, Pax standing left, Rare!
avers:- IMP-CAES-NERVAE-TRAIANO-AVG-GERM-P-M-TR-P-COS-V-P-P, Laureate head right, with Aegis on the left shoulder.
revers:- S-P-Q-R-OPTIMO-PRINCIPI, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and cornucopia, her foot on the shoulder of a captive Dacia.
exerg: S/C//--, diameter: 28-29mm, weight: 13,24g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: A.D., ref: RIC-II-505var.-p-, C-, Woytek 206cB, (6 specimens!!), Rare !
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027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #0191 views027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #01
avers: King enthroned facing, between two flowers, holding sceptre and orb; border of dots.
reverse: Harpy standing left; border of dots.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 11,5-12,5mm, weight: 0,44g, axis:0h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Unger-343var, CP-56, Huszár-434a, Very Rare !!!
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027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #0296 views027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #02
avers: King enthroned facing, between two flowers, holding sceptre and orb; border of dots.
reverse: Harpy standing left; border of dots.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 12mm, weight: 0,46g, axis:3h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Unger-343var, CP-56, Huszár-434a, Very Rare !!!
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027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #0399 views027 Vencel, (Venceslaus), King of Hungary, (1301-1305 A.D.), AR-Denarius, U-343var, Harpy standing left, #03
avers: King enthroned facing, between two flowers, holding sceptre and orb; border of dots.
reverse: Harpy standing left; border of dots.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 12,5mm, weight: 0,30g, axis:0h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Unger-343var, CP-56, Huszár-434a, Very Rare !!!
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029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #0199 views029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #01
avers: Emperor faceing, Crowned head with curly hair, facing, mint-mark on each side (crown on top of "A"-crown on top of "A"); line border.
reverse: Wings, six-pointed star below, line border.
exergue, mint mark: crown on top of "A"/crown on top of "A"//--, diameter: 10,0mm, weight: 0,22g, axis: 4h,
mint: Hungary, Székesfehérvár (by Pohl), date: 1336 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Unger-390, CNH-2-034, Huszár-493, Pohl-50,
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029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #0295 views029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #02
avers: Emperor faceing, Crowned head with curly hair, facing, mint-mark on each side (crown on top of "A"-crown on top of "A"); line border.
reverse: Wings, six-pointed star below, line border.
exergue, mint mark: crown on top of "A"/crown on top of "A"//--, diameter: mm, weight: 0,20g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Székesfehérvár (by Pohl), date: 1336 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Unger-390, CNH-2-034, Huszár-493, Pohl-50,
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029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #0376 views029 Károly Róbert., (Charles Robert of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1307-1342 A.D.) AR-Parvus, U-390, #03
avers: Emperor faceing, Crowned head with curly hair, facing, mint-mark on each side (crown on top of "A"-crown on top of "A"); line border.
reverse: Wings, six-pointed star below, line border.
exergue, mint mark: crown on top of "A"/crown on top of "A"//--, diameter: mm, weight: 0,13g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Székesfehérvár (by Pohl), date: 1336 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Unger-390, CNH-2-034, Huszár-493, Pohl-50,
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029. Galba.18 viewsDenarius, 68-69 AD, Rome mint.
Obverse: IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG / Laureate bust of Galba.
Reverse: DIVA AVGVSTA / Livia standing, holding patera and sceptre.
3.44 gm., 17 mm.
RIC #4, Sear #2102 var.

The DIVA AVGVSTA on the reverse of this coin is Livia. She was the second wife of Augustus, and the mother of Tiberius. She had a falling out with her son, and became the patroness of the young Galba. When she died, she left him a fortune in her will - certainly a reason to remember her on a coin several decades later.
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03 01 Tiberius RIC 454 viewsTiberius 14-37 A.D. AR Denarius. Lugdunum Mint, 15-16 A.D. (3.74g, 17.6mm, 6h). Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right. Rev: [TR POT X]VII. IMP [VII] in exergue, Tiberius, laur. And cloaked, stg. In slow Quadriga r., holding laurel branch and eagle tipped scepter. RIC I 4 (R2), BMC 7, RSC 48.

For an emperor with relatively long reign, Tiberius’ silver coinage was remarkably unvaried with the ubiquitous “tribute penny” making up the bulk of his denarii. This is a decent example of, perhaps, the second most common silver coin. Although the reverse legends are largely off the flan, the obverse has a decent portrait and legend.
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03 Constantius II60 viewsConstantius II

Antioch, AE 2
DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl and rosette diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier standing left, spearing a fallen horseman who is bearded, hair in braids, clutching the horse's neck. Γ in left field. Mintmark ANZ. RIC VIII Antioch 135 var (bust type).


Antioch
RIC VIII 135, Z var
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03 Constantius II29 viewsConstantius II
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23mm 4.5g

DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, laurel and rosette diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier standing left, spearing a fallen horseman who is bearded, hair in braids, clutching the horse's neck. ANO in ex

Not in RIC (143 variant? unpublished bust type)
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030 - Vespasian Dupondius - RIC 481 var.73 viewsObv:– IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III, Radiate head right, globe on neck
Rev:– VICTORIA NAVALIS S - C, Victory standing right on prow, holding wreath and palm
Minted in Lugdunum. A.D. 70-71
References:– Cohen -. RIC II 481 var (Not listed in RIC with this bust and legend combination)

Additional comments coutesy of Curtis Clay:-

“A coin like yours, from the same obv. die, was in M&M's Voirol Sale of 1968, lot 385, ex Hall Sale, 1950, lot 1203. A second spec. from that same die pair is publ. by Giard, Lyon, 42/1a, pl. XLIII, Coll. Gricourt.
BMC 809 pl. 38.7 has obv. CAESAR not CAES and a broader portrait on shorter neck.
Paris doesn't have this type on a COS III dup. of Vesp. at Lugdunum, but their As, Paris 812 pl. LXVII, is from the same rev. die as your dupondius!
Obviously quite a scarce item, and an attractive specimen!”
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a-var1., #0174 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a-var1., #01
avers: ✠ MOnЄTA LODOVICI, Saracen's head left, no internal (line) border, border of dots. Dot middle on the face.
reverse: ✠ RЄGIS hVnGARIЄ, Patriarchal cross, amongst emission-marks (---), border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//-- Without mint mark was struck by Johannes Saracenus (by Pohl), diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Pécs (by Pohl), date: 1373-1382A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-432a-var1., CNH-2-089A, Huszár-547, Pohl-89-01,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a.var2, #0173 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a.var2, #01
avers: ✠ MOnЄTA LODOVICI, Saracen's head left, no internal (line) border, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ RЄGIS hVnGARIЄ, Patriarchal cross, amongst emission-marks (---), border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//-- Without mint mark was struck by Johannes Saracenus (by Pohl), diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Pécs (by Pohl), date: 1373-1382A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-432a-var2., CNH-2-089A, Huszár-547, Pohl-89-01,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a.var3, #0168 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432a.var3, #01
avers: ✠ MOnЄTA LODOVICI, Saracen's head left, no internal (line) border, border of dots. Polka dot pattern in headscarves and neck.
reverse: ✠ RЄGIS hVnGARIЄ, Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, amongst emission-marks (---), border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//-- Without mint mark was struck by Johannes Saracenus (by Pohl), diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Pécs (by Pohl), date: 1373-1382A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-432a-var3., CNH-2-089A, Huszár-547, Pohl-89-01,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432c.var., #01117 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432-c.-var., #01
avers: ✠ mOnЄTA LODOVICI, Saracen's head left, no internal (line) border, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ RЄGIS hVnGARIЄ, Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, amongst emission-marks (P--), border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: P/-//-- This mint mark was struck by Peter Chimle (by Pohl), diameter: 13,5mm, weight: 0,42g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Unknown mint (by Pohl), date: 1373-1375 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-432-c-var., CNH-2-089A, Huszár-547, Pohl-89-08-var,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432f.-var, #0166 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-432f.-var, #01
avers: ✠ mOnЄTA LODOVICI, Saracen's head left, no internal (line) border, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ RЄGIS hVnGARIЄ, Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, amongst emission-marks (Lily-Lily in middle), border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: Lily/Lily//--, diameter: 14,0mm, weight: 0,46g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, Kassa (Kaschau, nowadays Kosice by Pohl), date: 1373-1382A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-432f, CNH-2-089A, Huszár-547, Pohl-89-03,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437(?)(Not in this Mint mark !!!)., #0199 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437(?)(Not in this Mint mark !!!)., #01
avers: ✠ MONЄTA LODOVICI, Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ DЄI GRACIA R VGARIЄ (AR ligate, Legend variation), Hungarian-Anjou shield, border of dots. "C" above the shield (New mintmark !!!).
exergue, mint mark: -/-//--, diameter: 11,0mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, , date: 1372 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-437(?)(Not in)., CNH-2-088, Huszár-546, Pohl-88-(?)(Not in),
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437a-var-2., #01107 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437a-var-2., #01
avers: ✠ m VnGARIЄ LODOVICI (Unknown Legend variation!!!), Patriarchal cross, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ DЄI GRACIA R VGARIЄ (AR-ligate, Legend variation), Hungarian-Anjou shield, border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//--, diameter: 11,0mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, , date: 1372 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-437a-var2., CNH-2-088, Huszár-546, Pohl-88-1var,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437a-var., #01109 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437a-var., #01
avers: ✠ MONЄTA LODOH(?)ICI (Legend variation), Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ DЄI GRATIA R HGARЄ (Legend variation), Hungarian-Anjou shield, border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//--, diameter: 11,0mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, , date: 1372 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-437a-var., CNH-2-088, Huszár-546, Pohl-88-1,
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030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437b., #0196 views030 Lajos I. -Nagy Lajos-, (Lodovicus I. (the great) of Anjou, Angevin)., King of Hungary, (1342-1382 A.D.) AR-Obulus, U-437b., #01
avers: ✠ MOnЄTA LODOVICI, Patriarchal cross with dots each corner, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ DЄI GRATIA R VGARIЄ (AR ligate, Legend variation), Hungarian-Anjou shield, border of dots. Lily above the shield.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//--, diameter: 11,0mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, , date: 1372 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-437b., CNH-2-088, Huszár-546, Pohl-88-2,
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031 - Probus (276-282 AD), Antoninianus - RIC 877 (unlisted var.)105 viewsObv. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle tipped sceptre.
Rev. VIRTVS PROBI AVG, emperor galloping right, spearing enemy whose shield lies beneath horse.
Minted in Serdica (KA delta in exe), 4th officina, 4th emission, c 277 AD or 280-81 AD.
22-23 mm in diam, 3,38g
Bust type H.

Not listed with this bust type in RIC.

Ex. Martin Griffiths Probus collection.
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031 Germanicus60 viewsAE AS
Germanicus AE As. Struck under Caligula, 39-40 AD. GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVGVST F DIVI AVG N, bare head left / C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR P III P P around large SC. Cohen 4 var.

RIC 43 (Caligula) ex Zizum
Fine+, 27.5mm, 10.18gram
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031 Mária, (Maria of Anjou, Angevin)., Queen of Hungary, (1382-1387(1395) A.D.) AR-Denarius, H-565., S LADIS LAVS R, Saint Ladislas standing facing, Rare!, #1120 views031 Mária, (Maria of Anjou, Angevin)., Queen of Hungary, (1382-1387(1395) A.D.) AR-Denarius, H-565., S LADIS LAVS R, Saint Ladislas standing facing, Rare!, #1
avers: ✠ mARIЄ•D•R VnGARIЄ, Anjou-Hungarian shield in a circle of dots, the lily on each side and above, the border of dots.
reverse: S LADIS LAVS R, Saint Ladislas standing facing, holding halberd and orb, mint-mark on the right side, the border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/A//--, diameter: 14,5-15,0mm, weight: 0,48g, axis: 7h,
mint: Hungary, Székesfehérvár(by Pohl), date: 1382 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Huszár-565, CNH-2-113, Unger-441., Pohl-111, Rare!
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Mária (Mary) of Anjou
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031 Mária, (Maria of Anjou, Angevin)., Queen of Hungary, (1382-1387(1395) A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-443-l., #01114 views031 Mária, (Maria of Anjou, Angevin)., Queen of Hungary, (1382-1387(1395) A.D.) AR-Denarius, U-443-l., #01
avers: ✠ mOnЄTA•mARIЄ, Patriarchal cross (inside of border of dots) with dots each corner, border, border of dots.
reverse: ✠ mARIA•R•VnGARI, Crown in circle of dots, mint-master's mark (S) below, border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: -/-//S, diameter: 14,0mm, weight: 0,44g, axis: 7h,
mint: Hungary, Syrmien?, (by Pohl), date: 1386-1395A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-443-l., CNH-2-116, Huszár-569, Pohl-114-11,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AR-Denarius, RIC II 013v, Rome, PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS II P P, PIE-TAS, Plated (Fouree),65 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AR-Denarius, RIC II 013v, Rome, PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS II P P, PIE-TAS, Plated (Fouree),
avers: - IMP-CAESAR-TRAIAN-HADRIANVS-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers: -PARTHIC-DIVI-TRAIANA-AVG-P-M-TR-P-COS-II-P-P, PIE-TAS, Pietas standing left, raising hand; PIE TAS across fields.
exergo: -/-//--, diameter:18mm, weight:2,83g, axis:h,
mint: Rome, date:117 A.D., ref:RIC-13var.,???,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0013var., Rome, AR-Denarius, PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS II P P, PIE-TAS, Plated (Fouree),66 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0013var., Rome, AR-Denarius, PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS II P P, PIE-TAS, Plated (Fouree),
avers: - IMP-CAESAR-TRAIAN-HADRIANVS-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers: -PARTHIC-DIVI-TRAIANA-AVG-P-M-TR-P-COS-II-P-P, PIE-TAS, Pietas standing left, raising hand; PIE TAS across fields.
exergo: PIE/TAS//--, diameter:18mm, weight:2,83g, axis:h,
mint: Rome, date:117 A.D., ref:RIC-13var.,???,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0077var, Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, Roma seated on cuirass left,111 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0077var, Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, Roma seated on cuirass left,
avers: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, Laureate, cuirassed right, seen from front, with fold of cloak on front shoulder, with a visible thunderbolt on his cuirass leather strap.
reverse: P M TR P COS III, Roma seated on cuirass left, holding Victory and spear, shield and quiver behind Rome.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,3-19,3mm, weight: 3,12g, axes: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 123 A.D., ref: RIC II 77var., p-349, C-, Strack 121,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0103var., Bust variation, Rome, AR-Quinar, P M TR P COS III, Victory advancing right, Scarce !162 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0103var., Bust variation, Rome, AR-Quinar, P M TR P COS III, Victory advancing right, Scarce !
avers:- IMP-CAESAR-TRAIAN-HADRIANVS-AVG, Bust of Hadrian, laureate and draped right.
revers:- P-M-TR-P-COS-III, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm-branch.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 13-14mm, weight: 1,53g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 118A.D., ref: RIC-II-0103var. p-, C-1052, Scarce ! Bust variation,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0103var., Bust variation, Rome, AR-Quinar, P M TR P COS III, Victory advancing right, Scarce ! ,#2174 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0103var., Bust variation, Rome, AR-Quinar, P M TR P COS III, Victory advancing right, Scarce ! ,#2
avers:- IMP-CAESAR-TRAIAN-HADRIANVS-AVG, Bust of Hadrian, laureate and draped right.
revers:- P-M-TR-P-COS-III, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm-branch.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 13-14mm, weight: 1,50g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 118A.D., ref: RIC-II-0103var. p-, C-1052, Scarce ! Bust variation,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0116var., Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, Clementia standing left, #191 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0116var., Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, Clementia standing left, #1
avers: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, Laureate, cuirassed right, seen from front, with fold of cloak on front shoulder, with a visible thunderbolt on his cuirass leather strap and a winged frontal Medusa head (gorgoneion) on the breast of Hadrian's cuirass.
reverse: P M TR P COS III, Clementia standing left, holding patera over altar, holding scepter.
exergue: -/-//CLEM, diameter: 18-19,5mm, weight: 3,24g, axes: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 121 A.D., ref: RIC II 0116var.,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0138, Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, SAL-AVG, Salus standing left,98 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0138, Rome, AR-Denarius, P M TR P COS III, SAL-AVG, Salus standing left,
avers:-IMP-CAESAR-TRAIAN-HADRIANVS-AVG, Laureate and draped (!!) bust right.
revers:-P-M-TR-P-COS-III, Salus standing left feeding serpent rising from altar, holding sceptre, SAL - AVG across fields.
exerg: SAL/AVG//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Rome, date: 119-122 A.D., ref: RIC II 138var, p-356, C-1323,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0299var, Rome, AR-Denarius, AFRICA, Africa reclining left,.63 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0299var., Rome, AR-Denarius, AFRICA, Africa reclining left,
avers:-HADRIANVS-AVG-COS-III-P-P, Laureate bust right, with draped and aegis far shoulder.
revers:-AFRICA, Africa reclining left wearing elephant headdress, holding scorpion and cornucopiae, basket of grain at feet.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Rome, date: 136 A.D., ref: RIC II 299var., p-374, RSC 141, BMCRE 816,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0678var., Rome, AE-As, SALVS AVGVSTI, S/C//COS III, Salus standing left,108 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0678var., Rome, AE-As, SALVS AVGVSTI, S/C//COS III, Salus standing left,
avers:- HADRIANVS-AVGVSTVS, Bare headed and draped bust right.
revers:- SALVS-AVGVSTI, Salus standing left holding patera, feeding serpent arising from altar.
exerg: S/C//COS III, diameter: 27-28,5mm, weight: 10,56g, axes: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 125-128 A.D., ref: RIC-II-678var p-, C-1357, Sear-3692,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0723var., Rome, AE-As, COS III P P, S/C//FORT RED, Fortuna seated left,136 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0723var., Rome, AE-As, COS III P P, S/C//FORT RED, Fortuna seated left,
avers: HADRIANVS-AVGVSTVS, Bare headed and draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
revers: COS III P P, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
exerg: S/C//FORT RED, diameter: 25-26mm, weight: 8,99g, axes: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 132-134 A.D., ref: RIC-II-723var. p-433, C-737,
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032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0730, Rome, AE-As, TRANQVILLITAS-AVG-COS-III-P-P, S/C//--, Tranquilitas standing half left, Scarce!80 views032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), RIC II 0730, Rome, AE-As, TRANQVILLITAS-AVG-COS-III-P-P, S/C//--, Tranquilitas standing half left, Scarce!
avers:- HADRIANVS-AVGVSTVS, Bare headed and draped bust left.
revers:- TRANQVILLITAS-AVG-COS-III-P-P, Tranquilitas standing half left, holding short sceptre or baton and leaning on column.
exerg: S/C//--, diameter: 26mm, weight:9,46g, axes: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 134-138 A.D., ref: RIC-II-730, p-, C-1443var, Sear-, Scarce!
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032 Sigismund, ( Sigismund of Luxemburg)., King of Hungary, (1387-1437 A.D.) AR-Denar, H-575/576, C2-120A/121A, U-448/449, P-116/117, Hybrid variation, Very Rare!!! #0164 views032 Sigismund, ( Sigismund of Luxemburg)., King of Hungary, (1387-1437 A.D.) AR-Denar, H-575/576, C2-120A/121A, U-448/449, P-116/117, Hybrid variation, Very Rare!!! #01
avers: ✠mOnЄT SIGISmVnDI, Patriarchal (short!) cross.
reverse: ✠•RЄGIS VnGARIЄ ЄT C, Four-part shield, Árpádian stripes and Brandenburg eagle. The reverse legend is the same as the Huszár-576, CNH-2-121A, Unger-449, Pohl-117,
exergue, mint mark: -/-//--, diameter: 13,5mm, weight: 0,39g, axis:6h,
mint: Hungary, Buda, Moneyer: Onforio Bardi(?) (by Pohl), date: 1387-1389 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Huszár-575/576, CNH-2-120A/121, Unger-448/449, Pohl-116/117, Hybrid denar, Very Rare !!!
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Sigismund of Luxemburg
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032 Sigismund, ( Sigismund of Luxemburg)., King of Hungary, (1387-1437 A.D.) AR-Denar, H-578, C2-124A, U-450-fvar., P-118-02, #0178 views032 Sigismund, ( Sigismund of Luxemburg)., King of Hungary, (1387-1437 A.D.) AR-Denar, H-578, C2-124A, U-450-fvar., P-118-02, #01
avers: mOn•SIG ISmVnDI, Patriarchal cross, mint-mark on each side B-•L.
reverse: ✠•RЄGIS•VnGARIЄ•ЄT•C•, Shield with Árpadian(Hungarian) stripes.
exergue, mint mark: B/•L//--, diameter: 14,5-15,5mm, weight: 0,68g, axis:8h,
mint: Hungary, Buda, Moneyer: Leonardo Bardi, date: after 1436 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Huszár-578, CNH-2-124A, Unger-450-fvar., Pohl-118-02,
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Sigismund of Luxemburg
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032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, SNG Cop 340, AE-21 (2 Assaria), Athena Itonia standing right, #1139 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, SNG Cop 340, AE-21 (2 Assaria), Athena Itonia standing right, #1
avers: AΔΡIANΩN KAICAΡA ΘECCAΛOI, Laureate head right, with small aegis on left shoulder.
reverse: CTPA(Monogram) OX NIKOMAXOY, Athena Itonia advancing right, hurling the spear and holding shield. Nikomachos, strategos.
exergo: -/-//--, diameter: 21,0 mm, weight: 4,98g, axis: 7h,
mint: Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, date:117-138 A.D., ref: SNG Cop 340, Rogers 90, SGI 1127, BMC 77, RPC III 453var.(bust.),
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032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, SNG Cop 340, AE-21 (2 Assaria), Athena Itonia standing right, #2113 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, SNG Cop 340, AE-21 (2 Assaria), Athena Itonia standing right, #2
avers: AΔΡIANΩN KAICAΡA ΘECCAΛOI, Laureate head right, with small aegis on left shoulder.
reverse: (Monogram?) OX NIKOMAXOY, Athena Itonia advancing right, hurling the spear and holding shield. Nikomachos, strategos.
exergo: -/-//--, diameter: 21,5 mm, weight: 3,67g, axis: 7h,
mint: Thessaly, Koinon of Thessaly, date:117-138 A.D., ref: SNG Cop 340, Rogers 90, SGI 1127, BMC 77, RPC III 453var.(bust.), BCD Thessaly II 951.3.
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033 - Aurelian (270-275 AD), antoninianus - RIC 389 (var.)22 viewsObv: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right.
Rev: RESTITVT ORBIS, woman standing right, presenting wreath to emperor standing left, holding scepter.
Minted in Tripolis (* over . in field, KA in exe.), emission 3-5, 274 AD

Unlisted in RIC with this mintmark.

RIC V:1 nr 389(var.), Estiot 10827-9
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035 - Domitian Ae AS - RIC II 385a79 viewsObv:- IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII CENS PER P P, Laureate head right
Rev:- COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC - SC, Domitian , togate,standing left, sacrificing from patera over garlanded altar, on the other side of which are two flute players facing the emperor, one of which is partly obscured by the altar, hexastyle temple of Jupiter Capitolinus in background.

This variety, not distinguished in the catalogues, where the second musician's lower body is obscured by the large altar. see BMC pl. 79.3, with obv. portrait left, is from the same rev. die. On other dies, apparently the normal variety, the altar is narrower and you see the second musician's legs descending to the ground.

Celebrates the Secular Games
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0064cvar., Rome, AR-Denarius, CLEMENTIA AVG, Clementia standing, Barbar Imitatio !!!82 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0064cvar., Rome, AR-Denarius, CLEMENTIA AVG, Clementia standing, Barbar Imitatio !!!
avers:- ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P-TR-P-COS-III, Laureate head right.
revers:- CL(E)MN-EN-TIA-AVG, Clementia standing holding patera and scepter.
exrg: -/-//--, diameter: 16mm, weight: 2,52g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date:140-144 A.D., ref: RIC-III-64cvar.-p-33, C-124, (Barbar Imitatio !!!)
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0143c, Rome, AR-Denarius, TEMPLVM DIV AVG REST, COS-IIII, Temple, Rare!,157 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0143c, Rome, AR-Denarius, TEMPLVM DIV AVG REST, COS-IIII, Temple, Rare!,
avers:- ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P, Laureate head right
revers:- TEMPLVM-DIV-AVG-REST, Octastyle temple, in which are seated figures of Divus Augustus & Livia, COS-IIII inexergo.
exerg: -/-//COS-IIII, diameter: 16,5-18,5 mm, weight: 2,75g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 145-161 A.D., ref: RIC-III-143c var., p-44, C-809,
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0202b, Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XIIII COS IIII, Tranquilitas standing right,139 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0202b, Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XIIII COS IIII, Tranquilitas standing right,
avers:- IMP-CAES-T-AEL-(HADR)-ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P ("HADR" is missing ), Laureated bust right.
revers:- TR-POT-XIIII-COS-IIII, Tranquilitas standing right with rudder and corn ears.
exerg: -/-//TRANQ, diameter: 16-17mm, weight: 3,21g, axis: 1h,
mint: Rome, date: 150-152 A.D., ref: RIC-III-202bvar(avers-legendvariation -HADR- is missing), p-51, C-,
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0205var, Rome, AR-Denarius, COS IIII, Fortuna standing right,139 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0205var, Rome, AR-Denarius, COS IIII, Fortuna standing right,
avers:- ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P-TR-P-XV, Laureate bust right.
revers: COS-IIII, Fortuna standing right, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17-17,5mm, weight: 2,98g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 151-152 A.D., ref: RIC-III-205var, p-51_RSC-267, BMCRE-768,
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0248, Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XIX COS IIII, Ceres, veiled, seated left,122 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0248, Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XIX COS IIII, Ceres, veiled, seated left,
avers:- ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P-IMP-II, Laureated head right.
revers:-TR-POT-XIX-COS-IIII, Ceres, veiled, seated left, holding short sceptre (or torch?) in right hand and corn-ears in left arm..
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16-17mm, weight: 3,29g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 156-158 A.D., ref: RIC-III-248 p-; BMC 844; Strack 294; RSC 973; Sear 4127 var (tribunal year)
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035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0967var., Rome, AE-Sestertius, TR POT XX COS IIII, Securitas seated left, S-C across the field ! 241 views035 Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), RIC III 0967var., Rome, AE-Sestertius, TR POT XX COS IIII, Securitas seated left, S-C across the field !
avers: ANTONINVS-AVG-PIVS-P-P-IMP-II, Laureate head right.
revers: TR-POT-XX-COS-IIII, Securitas seated left on chair formed by two cornucopiae, holding scepter, S-C across the field.
exe: S/C//--, diameter: 30,5-31,5mm, weight: 25,47g, axis: 11h,
mint: Rome, date: 156-157 A.D., ref: RIC-III-967var.( S-C across the field !)-p-145, C-1008,
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035 Ulászló I. (Wladislas I.)., King of Hungary, (1440-1444 A.D.) AR Denarius (Billon), U-472var., #01172 views035 Ulászló I. (Wladislas I.)., King of Hungary, (1440-1444 A.D.) AR Denarius (Billon), U-472var., #01
avers: m•WLADIS•DЄI•ЄC•, Crowned, two-part Hungarian shield (stripes and patriarchal cross), mint-mark on each side (I-h), border of dots.
reverse: ✠RЄGIS•VnGARIЄ•Є•C•, Lithuanian shield (knight) in circle, border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: I/h//--, diameter: 13,6-14,5mm, weight: 0,39g, axis:7h,
mint: Hungary, Buda, date:1442-1443 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Unger-472var., CNH-2-145A, Huszár-607, Pohl-141-??,
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036 Faustina Senior (100-141 A.D.), RIC III 0343 (A.Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, AED DIV FAVSTINAE, Hexastyle temple,84 views036 Faustina Senior (100-141 A.D.), RIC III 0343 (A.Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, AED DIV FAVSTINAE, Hexastyle temple,
Wife of Antoninus Pius.
avers:- DIVA-FAVSTINA, Diademed and draped bust right.
revers:- AED-DIV-FAVSTINAE, Front view of temple of six columns on five steps, fencing before. Within is a statue of Faustina. Varying ornaments on temple.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: 2,95g, axis: 11h,
mint: Rome, date: 150 A.D., ref: RIC-III-343 (Antoninus Pius)p- , RSC-191, BMCRE-306 (Pius),
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036 Faustina Senior (100-141 A.D.), RIC III 0344var. (A.Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, AETERNITAS, Juno standing left, Unofficial, or ancient imitation !!!74 views036 Faustina Senior (100-141 A.D.), RIC III 0344var. (A.Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, AETERNITAS, Juno standing left, Unofficial, or ancient imitation !!!
Wife of Antoninus Pius.
avers:- DIVA-FAV-STINA, Draped bust right.
revers:- AETE-R-NITAS, Juno standing left, hand raised, holding scepter.
exerg: -/-//-- , diameter: 17-17,5mm, weight: 2,88g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 148-161 A.D. ???, ref: RIC-III-344 ??? (Antoninus Pius)p- , C-26,
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037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, 485-d.var., #01,87 views037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, 485-d.var., #01,
avers: TEMPO•IOhAnIS (legend variation), Patriarchal cross in circle, mint-mark on each side (h-P or n-P); border of dots.
reverse: ✠ m•REGIS•VGRE (legend variation), Hungarian shield with Árpadian stripes in circle; border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: h/P//--, diameter: 13mm, weight: 0,40g, axis: 11h,
mint: Hungary, Nagyszegben (Hermanstadt, today Romania: Sibiu, by Pohl), date: 1446 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-485-d.var., CNH-2-156, Huszár-618, Pohl-175-04,
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037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, U-485-d., #01,95 views037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, U-485-d., #01,
avers: TEMPORE IOhAnIS (legend variation), Patriarchal cross in circle, mint-mark on each side (h-P); border of dots.
reverse: ✠m•REGnI•VnGARIE, Hungarian shield with Árpadian stripes in circle; border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: h/P//--, diameter: 12-13mm, weight: 0,56g, axis: 6h,
mint: Hungary, Nagyszegben (Hermanstadt, today Romania: Sibiu, by Pohl), date: 1446 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-485-d., CNH-2-156, Huszár-618, Pohl-175-04,
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037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, U-485-e., #01,86 views037 János (Johannes or John) Hunyadi., Gubernator of Hungary, (1446-1453 A.D.) AR-billon Denarius, U-485-e., #01,
avers: TEMPORE•IOhAnIS (legend variation), Patriarchal cross in circle, mint-mark on each side (h-c˟), border of dots.
reverse: ✠m•REGnI•VnGARIE, Hungarian shield with Árpadian stripes in circle; border of dots.
exergue, mint mark: h/c˟//--, were srucked by Christophorus de Florentia, (by Pohl). diameter: 13-13,5mm, weight: 0,59g, axis: 7h,
mint: Hungary, Nagyszegben (Hermanstadt, today Romania: Sibiu, by Pohl), date: 1446 A.D.(by Pohl), ref: Unger-485-e., CNH-2-156, Huszar-618, Pohl-175-05,
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037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0470var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, T-R-POT-XI-COS-II, Felicitas standing left,83 views037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0470var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, T-R-POT-XI-COS-II, Felicitas standing left,
avers:- AVRELIVS-CAES-AN-TON-AVG-P-II-F, Bare head right.
revers:- T-R-POT-XI-COS-II, Felicitas standing left, (no leaning on column !) holding caduceus and sceptre.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,5-17,5mm, weight: 3,23g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 156-157 A.D., ref: RIC-III-470var. (Ant. Pius), p-88, RSC-703, Strack A318,
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037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0475a.var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, T-R-POT-XII-COS-II, Felicitas standing left, #172 views037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0475a.var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, T-R-POT-XII-COS-II, Felicitas standing left, #1
avers:- AVRELIVS-CAES-AN-TON-AVG-P-II-F, Bare head right.
revers:- T-R-POT-XII-COS-II, Felicitas standing left, (no leaning on column !) holding caduceus and sceptre.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,5-17mm, weight: 3,18g, axis: 7h,
mint: Rome, date: 156-158 A.D., ref: RIC-III-475a.var (note !) (Ant. Pius), p-89, Strack A333,
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037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0475a.var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XII COS II, Felicitas standing left, #286 views037a Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0475a.var. (Ant. Pius), Rome, AR-Denarius, TR POT XII COS II, Felicitas standing left, #2
avers:- AVRELIVS-CAES-AN-TON-AVG-P-II-F, Bare head right.
revers:- T-R-POT-XII-COS-II, Felicitas standing left, (no leaning on column !) holding caduceus and sceptre.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,5-17mm, weight: 3,24g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 156-158 A.D., ref: RIC-III-475a.var (note !) (Ant. Pius), p-89, Strack A333,
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037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0024var, Rome, AR-Denarius, PROV DEOR TR P XV COS III, Providentia standing left, #1104 views037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0024var, Rome, AR-Denarius, PROV DEOR TR P XV COS III, Providentia standing left, #1
avers:- IMP-M-AVREL-ANTONINVS-AVG, Bare head right, drapery on far shoulder(left shoulder).
revers:- PROV-DEOR-TR-P-XVI-COS-III, Providentia standing left, holding globe and cornucopia.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18mm, weight: 3,19g, axis:5h,
mint: Rome, date:161 A.D., ref: RIC-III-024var, p-215, C-511,
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037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0233var., Rome, AR-Denarius, COS III, Roma seated left,107 views037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0233var., Rome, AR-Denarius, COS III, Roma seated left,
This avers legend variation not mentioned by RIC !!!,
avers:- IMP-M-ANTONINVS-AVG-T-RP-XXV, Laureate head right.
revers:- COS III, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 3,45g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, date:170-171 A.D., ref: RIC-III-233var, p-231, RSC-133var, Sear-4887var,
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037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0289, Rome, AR-Denarius, IMP VI COS III, German seated right at foot of trophy,64 views037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0289, Rome, AR-Denarius, IMP VI COS III, German seated right at foot of trophy,
avers:- M-ANTONINVS-AVG-TR-P-XXVIII, Laurate head right.
revers:- IMP-VI-COS-III, German seated right at foot of trophy, surrounded by various weapons.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0mm, weight: 2,84g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date:173-174 A.D., ref: RIC-III-289, p-234, C-298,
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037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0409var2., Rome, AR-Denarius, TR P XXXIIII IMP X COS III P P, Fortuna seated left,170 views037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0409var2., Rome, AR-Denarius, TR P XXXIIII IMP X COS III P P, Fortuna seated left,
avers:- M AVREL•ANT ONINVS AVG, Laureate draped, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- TR P XXXIIII IMP X COS III P P, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-19,0mm, weight: 3,27g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date:180 A.D., ref: RIC III 409var2., p-245, RSC 972b, BMCRE 805 note, Szaivert MIR 18 461-4/37, Sear-,
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037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0425var., Rome, AR-Denarius, COS III•P•P•, Salus seated left, Dots in the legends (revers) not mentioned by RIC !!!108 views037b Marcus Aurelius (139-161 A.D. as Caesar, 161-180 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0425var., Rome, AR-Denarius, COS III•P•P•, Salus seated left,
Dots in the legends (revers) not mentioned by RIC !!!
avers:- M-AVREL-ANTO-NINVS-AVG, Laurate cuirassed bust right.
revers:- COS-III•P•P•, Salus seated left, holding poppy over serpent at right.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16,5-19mm, weight: 2,58g, axis: 5h,
mint: Rome, date:176-80 A.D., ref: RIC-III-425var., p-246, C-152, Sear-,
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037p Marcus Aurelius (161-180 A.D.), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov 3180 var, AE-17, AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEIT, Apollo advancing right,62 views037p Marcus Aurelius (161-180 A.D.), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov 3180 var, AE-17, AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEIT, Apollo advancing right,
avers:- OVHPOC-KAICAP, Bare-headed, draped bust younger emperor right.
revers:- AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEIT, Apollo (Propylaeus) advancing right, holding bow.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5 mm, weight: 2,92 g, axis: 7 h,
mint: Thrace, Hadriannopolis, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov (2) 3180 var. p-261,
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038 László V. “Posthumous” (Ladislaus V.) as Throne Require of Hungary, (1440-1453 A.D.), AR Denarius, H-643.var., C2-201A.var., U-494.f.var., P-150-15, Rare!67 views038 László V. “Posthumous” (Ladislaus V.) as Throne Require of Hungary, (1440-1453 A.D.), AR Denarius, H-643.var., C2-201A.var., U-494.f.var., P-150-15, Rare!
avers: •m•LADISLA(I R•VnGARIE), Patriarchal cross in the circle, mint-mark S-D, on each side, the border of dots.
reverse: Hungarian shield with stripes, amongst three arches, three shields in the arches (Austrian band, Moravian eagle, Czech lion), a small circles between the shields!
exergue, mint mark: S/D//-- were struck by "Civitas" Town coin, (by Pohl), diameter: 12,5mm, weight: 0,36g, axis: 1h,
mint: Hungary, Szomolnok, (Schmölnitz, by Pohl, today in Slovakia, Smolnik), date:1442 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Huszár-643var. (reverse!), CNH2-201A.var., Unger-494.f.var., Pohl-150-15, Rare!
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039 - Trajan Billon tetradrachm - Milne 56613 viewsObv:- AVT KAIC NEP TRAIAN CEB ΓEPM, laureate head right
Rev:- eagle standing right, L - S across fields (year 6)
Minted in Alexandria 29 Aug 102 - 28 Aug 103 A.D.
Reference:- Milne 566, Dattari 707, SRCV II 3255 var (date)
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03b Domitian as Caesar RIC 922101 viewsAR Denarius, 3.31g
Rome mint, 76-77 AD (Vespasian)
Obv: CAES AVG F DOMITIANVS; Head of Domitian, laureate, bearded, r.
Rev: COS IIII; Pegasus, standing r.
RIC 922 (R2). BMC -. RSC -. BNC -.
Acquired from Marc Walter, May 2018. Ex Künker eLive Auction 37, 20 October 2015, lot 152.

A rare obverse legend variant of the Pegasus type struck for Domitian Caesar under Vespasian. Here we have 'CAES' instead of the much more common 'CAESAR'. No reverse die links between the two different obverses have been found, perhaps suggesting the 'CAES' issue came slightly later. Out of 240 Domitian Pegasus denarii on acsearch, only 6 have the 'CAES' obverse. The reverse copies a denarius struck for Augustus (RIC 297). Mattingly speculates it refers to Domitian's poetic aspirations.

Curtis Clay's comments concerning this variant - 'I had forgotten about this variety, but find that I had written into my BMC 193: Var. CAES for CAESAR, CNG Website 6247, May 2001 (2.78g). RIC new ed. 922 calls it R2 and cites examples in Glasgow (ill. pl. 10) and Oxford.'

Struck in the very finest of styles.
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04 - 06 - Virreynato CARLOS III (1759-1788) 69 views"Macuquina con PLVS VLTRA y Columnas sobre ondas de Mar"

2 Reales de Plata Ley 917
20x22 mm

Anv: CAROLUS III D G HISPANIARVM REX (Carlos III por la gracia de Dios rey de las Españas) la leyenda, al tratarse de una macuquina, no es visible, alrededor de la cruz de Jerusalén con castillos y leones, con 2 (valor) encima, P (ceca) en campo izq., V (Ensayador) en campo der. y 767 (fecha) debajo.
Rev: POTOSI 1767 EL PERV La leyenda, al tratarse de una macuquina, no es visible, alrededor de las 2 columnas y entre ellas en 3 líneas valor 2 entre P (marca de la ceca) e V (ensayador), 2ª línea PLVS VLTRA, 3ª línea 767 entre V (ensayador) y P (ceca).

Acuñada: 1767
Ensayador: V - José de Vargas y Flores
Ceca: Potosí - Hoy ubicada en Bolivia

Referencias: Krause SCWC KM#43 Pag.112 - Maravedis.net #B-302-8
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04-03 - TIBERIO Como Cesar de Augusto (4 - 14 D.C.)67 viewsAE AS 29 mm 9.0 gr.

Anv: "TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMP[ERAT V]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "PONTIFEX TRIB[VN] POTESTATE X[II]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 8 - 10 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 (Augustus) #469 Pag.78 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1755 var. Pag.345 - BMCRE (Augustus) #271 - Cohen Vol.1 #27 Pag.192 - DVM #3 Pag.75 - CBN (Augustus) #878
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04-04 - TIBERIO Como Cesar de Augusto (4 - 14 D.C.)66 viewsAE AS 29 x 28 mm 9.3 gr.

Anv: "[TI C]AESAR AVGV[ST F IMPERAT V]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "[PONTIFEX·TRIB]VN·POTESTATE·X[II]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 8 - 10 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 (Augustus) #469 Pag.78 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1755 var. Pag.345 - BMCRE (Augustus) #271 - Cohen Vol.1 #27 Pag.192 - DVM #3 Pag.75 - CBN (Augustus) #878
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04-07 - Aretas IV (9 A.C. - 40 D.C.)23 viewsAE 14 mm 3.4 gr.

Anv: Cabeza laureada de Aretas con pelo largo viendo a derecha. Monograma en arameo al frente derecha "H" (Het).
Rev: Dos cornucopias cruzadas. Entre ellos monograma en arameo "H" (Het).

Meshore indicates het right on the obverse. Schmitt-Korte, NC 1990, indicates the het right is not present but also identifies a new varitey (Schmitt-Korte 43) with het left on the obverse. The het right on the obverse is clear on this specimen. (Forum Catalog)

Ceca: Petra

Referencias: B.M.C. Vol.28 #30 Pag 9 - SNG ANS 6.1432 - Meshorer #70 - Sear GICTV #5701 Pag.560
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04-09 - Aretas IV (9 A.C. - 40 D.C.)26 viewsAE 12 x 13 mm 1.2 gr.

Anv: Cabeza laureada de Aretas con pelo largo viendo a derecha. Sin Monograma al frente derecha.
Rev: Dos cornucopias cruzadas. Entre ellos monograma en arameo "H" (Het).

Meshore indicates het right on the obverse. Schmitt-Korte, NC 1990, indicates the het right is not present and also identifies a new varitey (Schmitt-Korte 43) with het left on the obverse. We have had all three types - het left, het right and none at all. The het right on the obverse is not present on this specimen. (Forum catalog)

Ceca: Petra

Referencias: Sear GICTV #5701 Pag.560 - B.M.C. Vol.28 #30 Pag 9 - Meshorer #70 var.
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04-11 - MARCO ANTONIO (43 - 30 A.C.)37 views2do. triunvirato (43 - 30 A.C.)
AR denario Legionario 18 x 19 mm 3.3 gr.
Anv: Galera Pretoriana navegando a derecha con cetro y estandarte en proa - "ANT AVG" arriba y "III VIR.R.P.C." debajo.
Rev: "LEG XI" (Legión XI) - Aquila (Aguila Legionaria) volando entre dos estandartes militares.

Acuñada 32/31 A.C.
Ceca: Patrae ? - Grecia
Según Sear RCTV Vol.1 Pag.284 : "La celebrada acuñación legionaria de Marco Antorio fue producida con gran probabilidad en los Cuarteles de invierno de Patrae poco antes de la Campaña de Actian. Se realizó honrando a 23 Legiones (Leg.PRI a LEG.XXIII) así como a la Guardia Pretoriana (Guardia Personal de los Emperadores) y la Cohorte de Speculatores (Escuadrón de reconocimiento, mensajería e inteligencia militar)."

Referencias: Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1479 var. Pag.283/284 - Craw RRC #544/25 - Syd CRR #1229 - BMCRR (este) #203 - RSC Vol.1 #39 Pag.124 - Cohen Vol.1 #39 Pag.41 - Babelon MRR B#118
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04-11 - MARCO ANTONIO (43 - 30 A.C.)15 views2do. triunvirato (43 - 30 A.C.)
AR denario Legionario 18 x 19 mm 3.3 gr.

Anv: Galera Pretoriana navegando a derecha con cetro y estandarte en proa - "ANT AVG" arriba y "III VIR.R.P.C." debajo.
Rev: "LEG XI" (Legión XI) - Aquila (Aguila Legionaria) volando entre dos estandartes militares.

Acuñada 32/31 A.C.
Ceca: Patrae ? - Grecia
Según Sear RCTV Vol.1 Pag.284 : "La celebrada acuñación legionaria de Marco Antorio fue producida con gran probabilidad en los Cuarteles de invierno de Patrae poco antes de la Campaña de Actian. Se realizó honrando a 23 Legiones (Leg.PRI a LEG.XXIII) así como a la Guardia Pretoriana (Guardia Personal de los Emperadores) y la Cohorte de Speculatores (Escuadrón de reconocimiento, mensajería e inteligencia militar)."

Referencias: Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1479 var. Pag.283/284 - Craw RRC #544/25 - Syd CRR #1229 - BMCRR (este) #203 - RSC Vol.1 #39 Pag.124 - Cohen Vol.1 #39 Pag.41 - Babelon MRR B#118
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04-15 - TIBERIO Como Cesar de Augusto (4 - 14 D.C.)16 viewsAE AS 29 mm 9.0 gr.

Anv: "TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMP[ERAT V]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "PONTIFEX TRIB[VN] POTESTATE X[II]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 8 - 10 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.I (Augustus) #469 Pag.78 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1755 var. Pag.345 - BMCRE (Augustus) #271 - Cohen Vol.1 #27 Pag.192 - DVM #3 Pag.75 - CBN (Augustus) #878
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04-16 - TIBERIO Como Cesar de Augusto (4 - 14 D.C.)17 viewsAE AS 29 x 28 mm 9.3 gr.

Anv: "[TI C]AESAR AVGV[ST F IMPERAT V]" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "[PONTIFEX·TRIB]VN·POTESTATE·X[II]" - Leyenda alrededor de gran "S C ".

Acuñada 8 - 10 D.C.
Ceca: Roma

Referencias: RIC Vol.I (Augustus) #469 Pag.78 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1755 var. Pag.345 - BMCRE (Augustus) #271 - Cohen Vol.1 #27 Pag.192 - DVM #3 Pag.75 - CBN (Augustus) #878
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04-20 - TIBERIO (14 - 37 D.C.)15 viewsAE AS 27 mm 9.0 gr.

Anv: "CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS IMP VII" - Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a derecha.
Rev: "PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XVII" - Livia ? sedente en trono a derecha, portando Cetro largo vertical en mano izq. y Patera en su mano der. extendida. "S C " en los campos.

Acuñada 15-16 D.C.
Ceca: Roma
Rareza: R3

Referencias: RIC Vol.1 #33 Pag.96 - Sear RCTV Vol.1 #1769 var. (Busto) Pag.348 - BMCRE #65 Pag.128 - Cohen Vol.1 (Tiberio) #17 Pag.191 - DVM #15 var. (Busto) Pag.76 - CBN II #39 Pag.44
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04.1.?. András I., (Andreas I.), King of Hungary, (1047-1060 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 04.1.?., H-008, U-004, CNH I.-011,226 views04.1.?. András I., (Andreas I.), King of Hungary, (1047-1060 A.D.), AR-Denarius, CÁC I. 04.1.?., H-008, U-004, CNH I.-011,
avers: + REX•ANDREAS, Cross within a dotted circle, wedges between the arms of the cross.
reverse: + REGIA-CIVITAS, Cross within a circle, wedges between the arms of the cross.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17,3mm, weight: 0,61 g, axis: 2h,
mint: Esztergom, date: A.D., ref: Huszár-008, Unger-004, CNH I.-011,
Tóth-Kiss-Fekete: CÁC I.(Catalog of Árpadian Coinage I./Opitz I.), Privy-Mark/Szigla: 04.1.?., New subtype/sigla variation!,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.f, P-219-04, K/P//--, Madonna and child, #0166 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.f, P-219-04, K/P//--, Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•VnGARI, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion with Crown). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATROn VnGARI•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots,(Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/P//--, were struck by Paul Peck, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,5-16,0mm, weight: 0,53g, axis: 1h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1472-1478 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Huszár-718, CNH-2-234, Unger-564.f., Pohl-219-04,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.g, P-219-02, K/A//--, Madonna and child, #0166 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.g, P-219-02, K/A//--, Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•VnGARI, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion with Crown). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATROnA VnGARIЄ•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots,(Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/A//--, were struck by Augustin Langsfelder, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,0-16,5mm, weight: 0,62g, axis: 2h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1472-1478 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Huszár-718, CNH-2-234, Unger-564.g., Pohl-219-02,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-567.b., Madonna and child, #01176 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-567.b., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠M•MATHIE•R•VNGARIE, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak. One dots both side of the shield. (Legend variation!)
reverse: PATRON VNGARIE, Nimbate and Crowned Madonna seated facing, holding nimbate infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark (K-P/Rozette) on each side; line border, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ P/Rozette//--, were struck by Peter Schaider, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,5mm, weight: 0,49g, axis: 9h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1488 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-567.b., CNH-2-232, Huszár-722, Pohl-223-01,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.e, P-219-05, K/ P/V//--, Madonna and child, #01119 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, H-718, C2-234, U-564.e, P-219-05, K/ P/V//--, Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠m•mAThIЄ•R•hVnGARIЄ, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion with Crown). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATROn VnGAR•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots,(Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ P/V//--, were struck by Paul Peck/Veit Mühlstein, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,5-16,5mm, weight: 0,44g, axis: 10h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1472-1478 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Huszár-718, CNH-2-234, Unger-564.e., Pohl-219-05,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #01107 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA-mAThIЄ•R•VnGARIЄ, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATROnA VnGARIAЄ, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ K over Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 16,5mm, weight: 0,71g, axis: 9h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1468 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.h., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-08,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #02118 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #02
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•VnG, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: PATROnA VnGARIAЄ, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ K over Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 16,5mm, weight: 0,51g, axis: 10h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1468 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.h., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-08,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #03125 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #03
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•VnG, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: PATROnA VnGARI, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ K over Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,0-16,5mm, weight: 0,53g, axis: 3h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1468 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.h., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-08,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #04124 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.h., Madonna and child, #04
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•VnGAR, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak. (Legend variation!)
reverse: •PATROnA VnGARI•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ K over Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 16,0-16,5mm, weight: 0,51g, axis: 5h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1468 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.h., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-08,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.i., Madonna and child, #01118 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.i., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠ m mAThIЄ R VnGARIЄ, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: PATROn VnGAR, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,5-16,5mm, weight: 0,63g, axis: 4h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1469 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.i., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-09,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.m., Madonna and child, #01101 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-562.m., Madonna and child, #01
avers: m mAThIЄ•R hVnGARЄ, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: PATROn VnGARЄ, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots. (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: n/ hammers//--, were struck by Bürgertschaft, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,5-16,0mm, weight: 0,51g, axis: 5h,
mint: Hungary, Nagybánya (today Romania : Baia Mare) by Pohl,
date: 1470 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-562.m., CNH-2-235A, Huszár-717, Pohl-216-13,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-564.c., Madonna and child, #0198 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-564.c., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•R•hVnGARI, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATROn VnGARI•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ G//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 16,0mm, weight: 0,46g, axis: 6h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1472-1478 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-564.c., CNH-2-234, Huszár-718, Pohl-219-03,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-565.a., Madonna and child, #0185 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-565.a., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠m•mAThIЄ•R•hVnGARI, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak, (Legend variation!).
reverse: •PATRO VnGARI, Crowned Madonna sitting, holding infant Jesus in her left arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots, (Legend variation!).
exergue, mint mark: K/ P/V//--, were struck by Paul Peck/Veit Mühlstein, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 15,0-15,5mm, weight: 0,65g, axis: 5h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1479-1485 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-565.a., CNH-2-239A, Huszár-719, Pohl-221-03,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Gross, U-550.d-var., Madonna and child, #01168 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Gross, U-550.d-var., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•RЄIS•hVnOAR, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads(two!!), Crown(!!) and Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak. (Legends error! "•RЄIS•hVnOAR" instead of "•RЄGIS•hVnGAR" and variation!)
reverse: PATROnA VnGARIЄ, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots. (Legend variation!)
exergue, mint mark: K/ Shield//--, were struck by Johannes Constorfer, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 26,5mm, weight: 2,9g, axis: 6h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1469 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-550.d-var., CNH-2-213A-Evar., Huszár-692, Pohl-193-02,
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040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Gross, U-550.j., Madonna and child, #01157 views040 Mátyás Hunyadi., (Matthias Corvinus), King of Hungary, (1458-1490 A.D.) AR Gross, U-550.j., Madonna and child, #01
avers: ✠mOnЄTA•mAThIЄ•RЄGIS•Vn, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, (three!) Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion). Inside of the central shield, the raven standing and turning left. The ring in its beak. (Legend variation!)
reverse: •PATROnA hVnGARIЄ•, Madonna sitting on a veil on her head, holding infant Jesus in her right arm, mint-mark on each side; border of dots.(Legend variation!)
exergue, mint mark: K/ V/A//--, were struck by Veit Mühlstein and Augustin Langsfelder, kammergraf, (by Pohl), diameter: 26,0mm, weight: 3,05g, axis: 4h,
mint: Hungary, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica) by Pohl,
date: 1479-1485 A.D. (Pohl), ref: Unger-550.j., CNH-2-213A-Evar., Huszár-695, Pohl-219-05,
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040a Commodus. AR Denarius19 viewsobv: M COMMODVS ATON AVG PIVS laur. head r.
rev: TRP VIIII IMP_VI COS III PPMinerva adv. r. brandishing javelin and shield
at feet owl or var. spinx
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041 Germanicus17 viewsGermanicus, Caesar
Died 10 Oct 19 A.D.

Æ As struck under Claudius. GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N, bare head right / TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around S-C

Fair, 8.138g, 27.4mm, 180*, Rome min, 42 A.D., S 1905, RIC 106, BMC 215 ex Forvm ex Bill D.

"Germanicus inflicted serious defeats on the barbarian tribes in Germania and recovered the legionary standards lost by Varus. He was to be Tiberius' successor, but died of and unknown cause. His tremendous popularity helped his son Caligula ontain the throne after Tiberius died."

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"Such virtuous conduct brought Germanicus rich rewards. He was so deeply respected and loved by all his kindred that Augustus - I need hardly mention his other relatives - wondered for a long time wether to make him his successor, but at last ordered Tiberius to adopt him."
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041 Ulászló II. (Wladislas II., Jagellion)., King of Hungary, (1490-1516 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-641c, P-242-3, #0177 views041 Ulászló II. (Wladislas II., Jagellion)., King of Hungary, (1490-1516 A.D.) AR Denarius, U-641c, P-242-3, #01
avers: •WLADISLAI•R*VNGARI, Hungarian shield, four-part shield with Hungarian arms (Árpádian (Hungarian) stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, and Bohemian lion). The Polish eagle in the inner shield. Interesting legend variation, than to start the legend the "M"(oneta) is absent!
reverse: PATRO N•VNGAR, Crowned Madonna with the child in her right arm.
diameter: 15,5mm, weight: 0,61g, axis: 4h,
mint: Hungary, Nagybánya (now Baia Mare, Romania), mint mark:n-A (Pohl), struck by Ambrosius Literatus (by Pohl),
date: 1505 A.D. (by Pohl), ref: Huszar-807, CNH-2-272B, Unger-641c, Pohl-242-3,
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041. Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus. RSC 0121a. Rome mint.41 viewsObv. Radiate, draped and cuirassed head right GALLIENVS AVG
Rev. Gallienus standing left holding globe and spear. VIRTVS AVG. P in right field.
RSC 1221a variant. Rome mint.
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041a Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0661var. (M.Aurel.), Rome, AR-denarius, TR P IIII IMP III COS II P P, Fortuna seated left,375 views041a Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0661var. (M.Aurel.), Rome, AR-denarius, TR P IIII IMP III COS II P P, Fortuna seated left,
avers:- IMP-CAES-L-AVREL-COMMODVS-GERM-SARM, Laureate cuirassed (!) bust right, seen from the back.
revers:- TR-P-IIII-IMP-III-COS-II-P-P, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia; wheel under chair.
exerg: , diameter: 18,5-19 mm, weight: 3,54 g, axis: 6 h ,
mint: Rome, date: 179 A.D., ref: RIC-III-661var. (Marc.Aurel), p-267, Cuirassed bust !,
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041b Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0566, Rome, AE-Sestertius, TEMP FELIC P M TR P XV IMP VIII COS VI, S/C//--, Caduceus, two crossed cornucopiae, #164 views041b Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), RIC III 0566, Rome, AE-Sestertius, TEMP FELIC P M TR P XV IMP VIII COS VI, S/C//--, Caduceus, two crossed cornucopiae, #1
avers: M COMMOD ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT PP, Laureate head right.
reverse: TEMP FELIC P M TR P XV IMP VIII COS VI, Caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae, S-C across the field.
exergue: S/C//--, diameter: 26,5-28,0 mm, weight: 17,12 g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 190 A.D., ref: RIC III 566, C-722, BMCRE 655, Sear 5807var.,
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041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Moushmov 366, AE-23, MAPKIANO ΠOΛEIΤΩΝ, Tyche standing left,66 views041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Moushmov 366, AE-23, MAPKIANO ΠOΛEIΤΩΝ, Tyche standing left,
avers:- AY-K•Λ•AYP-KOMOΔOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- MAPKIANO-ΠO-ΛEIΤΩΝ, Tyche Euposia standing left, holding a ship's rudder and a cornucopiae and infant in crook of left arm.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 22,5mm, weight: 6,87g, axis:2h,
mint: Moesia inferior, Markianopolis, date: A.D., ref: Moushmov 366, Pick (AMNG) 541, Varbanov (engl) I.-709, Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. ???,
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041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.13.2var, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis standing right,177 views041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.13.2var, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis standing right,
avers: M-AYP-KOMOΔOC-ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate cuirassed bust right.
revers: NEIKOΠO-ΛEITΩN, Artemis standing right, holding bow in left hand and drawing with right hand arrow from quiver over right
shoulder; at her feet stag standing right, looking up to her.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 3,96g, axes: 7h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 193-211 A.D.,
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) Varbanov (engl.) 2164??
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013) No.8.10.13.2 corr.
Writes M AVRH ANTWNEINOC KOMODOC in error
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041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.38.??, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC EICT O, Tyche standing left,92 views041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.10.38.??, AE-18, NEIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC EICT O, Tyche standing left,
avers:- AV-OM-AV-KOMOΔOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- NEIKOΠOΛI-ΠPOC-EICT-O, Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae in left arm and in right hand rudder.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18,5mm, weight: 2,49g, axes: 2h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 177-192 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.10.38.??, p-, PB-, HM-,
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"Moesia inferior, Nikopolis ad Istrum, Commodus, AD 177-192
obv. AVTO M AV - KOMODOC
laureate head r.
rev. NEIKOPOLI - PROC EICTRO
Tyche in long garment and mantle, stg. l., holding in l. arm cornucopiae and in extended r.
hand rudder
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013)
rev. cf. No. 8.10.38.8 var. (has NIKOPOL PIOC ICCTRO)
obv. e.g. No.8.10.16.2

Its a new rev. variant with a rare obv. legend." by Jochen
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041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varbanov III. 971, AE-17, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEIT, Emperor on horseback galloping right, Rare !113 views041bp Commodus (166-180 A.D. as Caesar, 180-192 A.D. as Augustus), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varbanov III. 971, AE-17, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEIT, Emperor on horseback galloping right, Rare !
avers: AYT ΚΑΙ Μ ΑYP ΚΟΜMOΔOC, Youthful, bare-headed, draped bust right.
reverse: ΦIΛIΠ ΠO ΠOΛEIT, Emperor on horseback galloping right, chlamys billowing out behind.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17,0mm, weight: 4,42g, axis: 6h,
mint: Thrace, Philippopolis, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov III. 971, AE-17, Moushmov 5212,
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044 - Hadrian Ae Sestertius - RIC 0541a var.50 viewsObv:- IMP CAES DIVI TRA PARTH F DIVI NER NEP TRAIANO HADRIANO AVG, Laureate bust right with drapery on far shoulder, strap across chest from right to left shoulder
Rev:- PONT MAX TR POT COS, FORT RED/S C in two lines in exergue, Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopiae
Minted in Rome. A.D. 117
Reference:– BMCRE 1111. Cohen 751 var. (cuirassed). RIC II 541a var. (cuirassed).

Quite a scarce coin.
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044 - Hadrian Denarius - RIC -79 viewsObv:- HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, laureate bust right
Rev:- COS III, Genius, draped at waist, standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, no altar
Minted in eastern mint.

Additional information from Curtis Clay:-

"I don't doubt the Genius coin is Eastern, though I don't find that obv. die among the many illustrated by Strack.

The letter forms are typical, for example P P at end of obv. legend tending to look like I I, and the slanting S of COS on the reverse. The slightly clumsy style of the types is also typical.

As you say,the Roman model showed an altar before the Genius. Eastern specimens are known accurately copying that type, with altar, Strack *31. ....... Yours is a new variant, with altar omitted. "
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044 - Hadrian denarius - RIC II 268 var (bust type)28 viewsObv:- HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate head left
Rev:- SALVS AVG, Salus standing right, patera in right, scepter in left, altar at feet
Minted in Rome.
Reference:- RIC II 268 var (bust type). BMC 726 note. RIC 268 var. (laureate r.). Strack 266 (citing 3 examples - Sofia, Berlin, and St. Petersburg).

A rare variety.
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047. Trajan (98-117 A.D.)18 viewsAv.: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M
Rv.: TR POT COS IIII P P
Ex.: SC

AE Sestertius Ø34 / 23.5g
RIC II 431 Rome, Cohen 637 var. (head right)
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048 - Antoninus Pius AE18 - Ares - Philippopolis50 viewsObv:– AVT AI AΔPIA ANTΩNEIN, bare head right
Rev:– ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN, Ares / Mars standing left, holding spear in left hand; shield leaning against him
Minted in Philippopolis
Obv. legend and bust type variant of Varbanov 786 (Bulgarian ed.) (which is AVT AI ADPI ANTWNEINOC, Head laureate r.)
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048 - Antoninus Pius, Ae AS - RIC 910 var 20 viewsObv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVI, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Rev: ANNONA AVG COS IIII, Annona standing left, holding modius on low base and vine branch (?); to left basket of fruit
Minted in Rome. A.D. 153
Reference:– BMC P. 322 * var. (Bust type). Cohen 44 var (same). RIC III 910 var (bust type)
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049 Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), RIC IV-I 373var, Emesa (Antioch), AR-Denarius, FELICIT TEMPOR, Stalk of grain, Scarce93 views049 Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), RIC IV-I 373var, Emesa (Antioch), AR-Denarius, FELICIT TEMPOR, Stalk of grain, Scarce
avers:- IMP-CAEL-SEP-SEV-PERT-AVG-COS-II, Laurate bust right.
revers:- FELI-CIT-TEM-POR, Stalk of grain between crossed cornucopia.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: 2,83g, axis: 0h,
mint: Emesa (Antioch), date: 194-95 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-373var, p-141, C-142b,
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049 Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), RIC IV-I 428var, Emesa, AR-Denarius, VICTOR SEVER AVG, Victory advancing left, Rare !!!200 views049 Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), RIC IV-I 428var, Emesa, AR-Denarius, VICTOR SEVER AVG, Victory advancing left, Rare !!!
avers:- IMP-CAE-L-SEP-SE-V-PERT-AVG-CO-II (legend var!!, Not in RIC or mule!!), laureate head right
revers:- VICTOR-SEVER-AVG, Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left.
exe: -/-//--, diameter:16-17mm, weight:3,25g, axis: 0h,
mint: Emesa, date: 194-5 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-I-428var (legend var ..CO-II..,Instead ..COS-II..), p-148, C-, Rare !!!
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis, AE-26, KPHTIEΩN-ΦΛAOVIOΠOLI, Eagle standing left,68 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis, AE-26, KPHTIEΩN-ΦΛAOVIOΠOLI, Eagle standing left,
avers:- AYK-L-C-EΠ-CEVHPOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- KPHTIEΩN-ΦΛAOVIOΠOLI, Eagle standing left, head turned right, on garlanded altar, flanked by two legionary eagles.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26,5 mm, weight: 8,66 g, axis:6h,
mint: Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis , date: A.D., ref: Rec Gen 11.legend var.,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski ???, Varbanov 3848corr, AE-26, Nike standing left,62 views049p Septimius Severus (193 - 211 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski ???, Varbanov 3848corr, AE-26, Nike standing left,
avers:- SEVERVS-PIV-AV-GV, Laureate head of Septimius Severus right.
revers:- MVNICIPI-STOBE-N, Nike, standing left, holding palm and wreath.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25-27mm, weight: 10,58g, axis: 6h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: Josifovski- , Varbanov-3848corr,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski ???, Varbanov 3854var., AE-27, MVNI STOBE, Nike standing left, Rare!152 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski ???, Varbanov 3854var., AE-27, MVNI STOBE, Nike standing left, Rare!
avers:- SEVERVS PIVS AVG V, Laureate, draped and, cuirassed, the bust of Septimius Severus left.
revers:- MVNI STOBE, Nike, standing left, holding palm and wreath.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 27,0-27,5mm, weight: 10,52g, axis: 7h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: Josifovski- , Varbanov-3854var., Rare!
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., AE-26, Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left,115 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., AE-26, Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left,
avers:- AY K L CEPT CEYHΡOC IOVLIA DOMNA CEB, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left.
revers:- Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera, arm resting on the drum, lions at sides. Є in left field.
exe: Є/-//--, diameter: 26,0-26,5 mm, weight: 11,53 g, axis:1h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, Magistrate Ulpianus (210-211 AD), date: 210-211 A.D., ref: Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., Varbanov 865,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Varb-2 269, AE-26, Y-I-ΦAVCTINIANOV-ΜAΡΚIAΗΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩN, The Emperor standing left, 70 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hr.J. 06.14.34.04., AE-26, YΠ-ΦAVCTINIANOV-ΜAΡΚIAΗΟΠΟΛΙΤΩN, The Emperor standing left,
avers:- AY-Λ-CEΠTI-CEVHPOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- YΠ-ΦAVCTINIANOV-ΜAΡΚIAΗΟΠΟΛΙΤΩN, The emperor with short tunic, standing left, holding globe and sceptre.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26-27 mm, weight:10,42g, axis:6h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, Magistrate Faustinianus., date: A.D., ref: Varb-1-791-p-117,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.09.14var., AE-17, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC, Nike advancing left, 61 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.09.14var., AE-17, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC, Nike advancing left,
avers:- AV-Λ-C-CEVHPOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- NIKO-ΠO-Λ-IT-ΠPOC, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: 3,18g, axes: 1h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.14.09.14var., p-76, PB-, HM-,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.38.16, AE-16, Tyche,62 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.14.38.16, AE-16, Tyche,
avers:- AV•K•Λ•C-CEVHPOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- . NIKOΠOΛI-ΠPOC-IC, Tyche in long garmet and mantle,wearing kalathos,standing left, holding cornucopiae in left arm and right hand rudder.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-18mm, weight: g, axes: h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.14.38.16, PB-1598var, HM-999,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Pisidia, Antioch, Mionnet Supp. VII, 25, AE-22, ANTIOCH GE N COL CA, Female deity standing left, #155 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Pisidia, Antioch, Mionnet Supp. VII, 25, AE-22, ANTIOCH GE N COL CA, Female deity standing left, #1
avers: SEVERVS PIVS AVG (from the top to right), Laureate head right.
reverse: ANTIOCH GE N COL CA (from the left down to right), Female deity standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 22,0mm, weight: 4,65g, axis: 6h,
mint: Pisidia, Antioch, date: 193-211 A.D., ref: Mionnet Supp. VII, 25, BMC 26 var (GENI).
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, SNG-Cop 434, AE-26, OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Eagle,67 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, SNG-Cop 434, AE-26, OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Eagle,
avers:- AYK-L-CEΠT-CEVHPOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head left with wreath in its beak.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26-27 mm, weight:12,94g, axis:6h,
mint: Thrace, Anchialus, date: A.D., ref: SNG-Cop-434, AMNG II 479, Moushmov 2832,
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049_Septimius-Severus_AE-26-_AVK-L-CE_T-CEVHPOC-laureate-draped-cuirassed-bust-right_OYLPIANWN_AGXIALEWN_Snake_Anchialus-Trache_Varb-2-269-p-33_BMC-_Q-001_1h_26-27mm_9,59ga-s.jpg
049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, Varb-2 269, AE-26, OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Snake,65 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, Varb-2 269, AE-26, OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Snake,
avers:- AYK-L-CEΠT-CEVHPOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN, Threefold coiled serpent, withhead erect right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26-27 mm, weight:9,59g, axis:1h,
mint: Thrace, Anchialus, date: A.D., ref: Varb-2-269-p-33,
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049_Septimius-Severus_AE-18_AVK-L-CE_T-CEVHPOC_AGXIA-LEWN_Anchialus-Trache_Varb-2-170-p-_Mush-2823_AMNG-500_193-211AD_Q-001_7h_18mm_3,2g-s.jpg
049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, Varbanov II 170, AE-18, AΓXIAΛEΩN, Homonoia left,80 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Anchialus, Varbanov II 170, AE-18, AΓXIAΛEΩN, Homonoia left,
avers: AYT-K-Λ-CEΠ-CEVHPOC, Laureate head right.
revers: AΓXIA-ΛEΩN, Homonoia (Concordia) standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding cornucopiae.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 18 mm, weight:3,2g, axis:7h,
mint: Thrace, Anchialus, date: 193-211A.D., ref: Varbanov II 170, AMNG 500, Moushmov 2823,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov II 3354, AE-18, AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEITON, Bunch of grapes,63 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov II 3354, AE-18, AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEITON, Bunch of grapes,
avers:- AVK•Λ•CEΠ•CEV•H•POC, Laureate head right.
revers:-AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEITON, Bunch of grapes.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 18mm, weight: 3,40g, axis: 1 h,
mint: Thrace, Hadriannopolis, date: 193-211 A.D., ref:Varbanov II 3354, p-277,
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049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varb-1338, AE-18, Bunch of grapes, Scarce!61 views049p Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varb-1338, AE-18, Bunch of grapes, Scarce!
avers:- AY-KAI-CE-CEVHROC, Laurate head left.
revers:- ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙΤΟΝ, Bunch of grapes.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 18mm, weight: 3,07g, axis: h,
mint: Thrace, Philippopolis, date: 193-211 A.D., ref:Varbanov (engl.) 1338, (private coll. O. Gavrailov,)
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05 Constantius II50 viewsConstantius II. AE2. Arles. DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, soldier standing left, one knee drawn up, about to spear falling horseman wearing a Phrygian helmet and is sitting on ground, arms raised. A in left field. Mintmark PARL
RIC Arles 103 variant?
3 commentsRandygeki(h2)
Seleuco III, Soter Cerauno.jpg
05-02 - Seleuco III, Soter Cerauno (226 - 223 A.C.)52 viewsSeleuco III Sóter Cerauno (? - 223 adC). Rey de la dinastía seleúcida, hijo mayor de Seleuco II Calinico, a quien sucedió. Su apelativo Cerauno significa “el Rayo”. Su reinado fue breve (apenas tres años, desde el 225 adC). Decidió llevar a cabo el plan que su padre no pudo realizar en vida: enfrentar al rey Atalo I de Pérgamo, aliado de Antioco Hierax, hermano de Seleuco Calinico y tio suyo, el cual había muerto hace poco, pero que había ayudado a Atalo, quien había aprovechado la situación para expandir sus fronteras y conquistar toda el Asia Menor.
En el transcurso de esta campaña realizada en la región del Tauro, Seleuco III murió asesinado víctima de la traición de uno de sus oficiales llamado Nicanor, en complicidad con el galo Apaturios (223 adC).
Fue sucedido por su hermano Antíoco III Megas, contando con el apoyo de Aqueo, pariente del difunto rey quien había tenido gran influencia durante su reinado. Aqueo rechazó la corona que le ofrecieron las tropas y prefirió gobernar como regente del imperio. Nombró a Molón gobernador de las provincias superiores y él se reservó el Asia Menor; combatió con éxito contra Atalo I y lo confinó en Pérgamo, de modo que suyo fue el mérito de ganar la guerra que había empezado Seleuco III. (Wikipedia)
AE 12 mm 2.0 gr.

Anv: Busto de Artemisa viendo a der. Grafila de puntos.
Rev: "BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY" - Apolo sentado a izquierda en ónfalo (Piedra semicilíndrica centro del culto de Apolo en Delfos, fetiche de basalto y altar de la madre tierra de la religión micénica) con flecha en mano derecha levantada y apoyando la izquierda en un arco. "CE / Λ" en campo izquierdo y "AP" (Monograma) en exergo.

Ceca: Antioquía en Orontes

Referencias: B.M.C. Vol.4 (Seleucid Kings of Syria) #8 Pag.22 - Sear GCTV Vol.2 #6929 Pag.646 - SNG Spaer #518 - Newell E.T. (Western Seleucid Mints) #1036
mdelvalle
05-Constantine-Ale-12.jpg
05. Constantine: Alexandria.49 viewsAE 4, 337 - 341, Alexandria mint.
Obverse: DV CONSTANTINVS PT AVGG / Veiled bust of Constantine.
Reverse: Constantine riding to heaven in quadriga; Hand of God reaches down to him.
Mint mark: ALB
1.05 gm., 15 mm.
RIC #12 var.; LRBC #1454 var.; Sear #17490var.

That this coin is from the mint in Alexandria is beyond doubt. However the mint mark without SM does not seem to be listed in RIC or LRBC.
2 commentsCallimachus
Leopoldus-I-Duarius-3_-s.jpg
050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1698, #0168 views050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1698, #01
avers:- LEOP•D•G•R•I•S•A•G•H•B•REX, Crowned Hungarian shield, mint-mark (K-B) on each side, border of dots.
revers:- Madonna seated facing on crescent, holding infant Jesus in her left, P - H (Patrona - Hungariae) on each side, DUARIVS/1698 (date) below, border of dots.
diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, mint mark: K/B//--, P/H//DVARIVS/1698, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica),
date: 1698 A.D., ref: Unger-1105a, CNH-, Huszar-1499,
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Leopoldus-I-Duarius-2_-s.jpg
050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1700, #0176 views050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1700, #01
avers:- + LEOP•D•G•R•I•S•A•G•H•B•REX, Crowned Hungarian shield, mint-mark (K-B) on each side, border of dots.
revers:- Madonna seated facing on crescent, holding infant Jesus in her left, P - H (Patrona - Hungariae) on each side, DUARIVS/1700 (date) below, border of dots.
diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, mint mark: K/B//--, P/H//DVARIVS/1700, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica),
date: 1700 A.D., ref: Unger-1105a/1700, CNH-, Huszar-1499/1700,
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Leopoldus-I-Duarius-1_-s.jpg
050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1703, #0164 views050 Leopoldus I., (Leopoldus I. of Habsburg), King of Hungary, (1657-1705 A.D.), AR-Duarius, U-1105a, /1703, #01
avers:- + LEOP•D•G•R•I•S•A•G•H•B•REX, Crowned Hungarian shield, mint-mark (K-B) on each side, border of dots.
revers:- Madonna seated facing on crescent, holding infant Jesus in her left, P - H (Patrona - Hungariae) on each side, DUARIVS /•1703• (date) below, border of dots.
diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Hungary, mint mark: K/B//--, P/H//DVARIVS/•1703•, Körmöcbánya (Kremnitz, today Slovakia: Kremnica),
date: 1703 A.D., ref: Unger-1105a/1703, CNH-, Huszar-1499/1703,
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049_Sept__Sev__Moesia,_Markianopolis,_AE-26,_,_E,_Varb_865,_Q-001,_1h,_26-26,5mm,_11,53g-s~1.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., AE-26, Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left,110 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., AE-26, Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left,
avers:- AY K L CEPT CEYHΡOC IOVLIA DOMNA CEB, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left.
revers:- Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera, arm resting on the drum, lions at sides. Є in left field.
exe: Є/-//--, diameter: 26,0-26,5 mm, weight: 11,53 g, axis:1h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, Magistrate Ulpianus (210-211 AD), date: 210-211 A.D., ref: Hristova/Jekov (2014) 06.15.31.01., Varbanov 865,
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Cappadocia,_Caesarea,_050p_Julia-Domna,_Syd_447var_,_AR-Drachm,_IVLIA_AVGVSTA_AVG,_MHTPO_KAICAP_NE,_ET-IH,_207-AD,_Q-001,_0h,_15-19mm,_2,87g-s~0.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Cappadocia, Caesarea, Syd-447var, AR-Drachm, MHTPO KAICAP NЄ, Mount Argaeus, #164 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Cappadocia, Caesarea, Syd-447var, AR-Drachm, MHTPO KAICAP NЄ, Mount Argaeus, #1
avers: IVΛIA AVΓVSTA AVΓ, Bust draped right.
reverse: MHTPO KAICAP NЄ, Mount Argaeus surmounted by a star, date below ЄT IH (year 18, 210 A.D.),
exergue: -/-//ЄT IH, diameter: 15,0-19,0mm, weight: 2,85g, axis:0h,
mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea, date: 210 A.D., ref: Syd-447var,
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050_Iulia_Domna_(_170-217_A_D_),_AE-23,_Asklepiados,_Archon,_Lydia,_Bagis,_Hygeia_and_Asklepios_Q-001_h_22,5-23,5mm_5,69g-s.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Lydia, Bagis, Lindgen A716A., AE-23, Hygeia and Asklepios,68 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Lydia, Bagis, Lindgen A716A., AE-23, Hygeia and Asklepios,
avers:- Draped bust right, ΙΟΥ ΔΟ ΜΝΑ CΕΒΑ,
revers:- ΕΠΙ ACKΛEΠIAΔOΥ ΑΡX A B /BAΓHNΩN, Hygeia, on left, standing right, holding serpent, facing Asklepios, on right, standing standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff.
exergo: -/-// HNΩN, diameter: 22,5-23,5 mm, weight: 5,69g, axis: 6h,
mint: Lydia, Bagis, date: A.D., ref: Lindgen A716A., BMC p. 37, 31 var. (legend), SNG KOP 27 49(1), Lindgren and Kovacs A716A (same dies),
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050_Julia_Domna_(170-217_A_D_),_AE-23,_Macedonia,_Stobi,_IVLIA_AVGVSTA,_MVNI_STOB,_Nike_left,_Josifovski_180,_Varbanov_3872,_,Q-001,_7h,_22-22,5mm,_5,94g-s.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 180, AE-23, MVNI STOB, Nike advancing left, #1285 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 180, AE-23, MVNI STOB, Nike advancing left, #1
avers:- IVLIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right.
revers:- MVNI STOB, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 22,0-22,5mm, weight: 5,94g, axis: 7h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date:170-217 A.D., ref: Josifovski 180, Varbanov 3872,
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050_Iulia_Domna_(_170-217_A_D_),_AE-21_Nikopolis_IVLIA-DOMNA-CEB__NIKOPOLIT-PROC-ICTRO_Athena-Snake_HHJ-8_17_3_3var_p-154_P_B_-1465-66_H_M-1026_Q-001_7h_20,5mm_4,69g-s~0.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2013) 08.17.04.04., AE-21, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ICTPO, Athena left, snake, #189 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2013) 08.17.04.04., AE-21, NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ICTPO, Athena left, snake, #1
avers: IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEB, Draped bust right.
reverse: NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ICTPO, Athena left, snake.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 20,5mm, weight: 4,69g, axis: 7h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 170-217 A.D.,
ref: Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov HrHJ (2013) 8.17.04.04., p-154,
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050_Iulia_Domna_(170-217_A_D_),_AE-23,_Serdica,_CEP__N,_Nemesis,_AE_IOV_IA-_OMNA-dot-CEBA__CEP__N_Varb-x_Serdica_Q-001_h_23-24mm_7,45g-s.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Thrace, Serdica, AE-23, CEPΔΩN, Nemesis,62 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Thrace, Serdica, AE-23, CEPΔΩN, Nemesis,
avers:- IOVΛIA-ΔOMNA-dot-CEBA, Dr. bust right.
revers:- CEP-ΔΩN, Nemesis (??) holding scale and cornucopiae, wheel at feet.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 23-24mm, weight: 7,45g, axis: 7h,
mint: Thrace, Serdica, date: 170-217 A.D., ref: ??? Not listed ? !?
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050_Iulia_Domna_(170-217_A_D_),_AE-20,_Thrace,_Serdica,_Altar,_Varbanov_1986,_Hristova___Jekov_12_17_47_2,_Q-001,_2h,18-20mm,_3,46g-s.jpg
050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov 1986, AE-20, CEPΔΩN, Serpent rising from altar,108 views050p Julia Domna (170-217 A.D.), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov 1986, AE-20, CEPΔΩN, Serpent rising from altar,
avers: IO ΔOM CEBAC, Draped bust right.
reverse: CEP ΔΩN, Serpent rising from altar, head right.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0-20,0mm, weight: 3,46g, axis: 2h,
mint: Thrace, Serdica, date: 170-217 A.D., ref: Varbanov 1986., Hristova and Jekov 12.17.47.2,
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050var. Hadrian Denarius Roma 132-34 AD Fortuna Eastern mint??21 viewsReference.
cf RIC 211d; Str.*26var

Obv: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Lauderate head right.

Rev: COS III PP In ex FORT RED
Fortuna seated left holding rudder on Globe and cornucopiae

3.35 gr
15 mm
6h
1 commentsokidoki
051_Caracalla,_RIC_IV-I_311v(bust-not_in),_AR-Ant,_ANTONINVS_PIVS_AVG_GERM,_VENVS_VICTRIX,_312-17_AD,_Q-001,_0h,_22,8-23mm,_5,64g-s.jpg
051 Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), RIC IV-I 311v, Rome, AR-Antoninianus, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing left,164 views051 Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), RIC IV-I 311v, Rome, AR-Antoninianus, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing left,
avers: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Radiate, and cuirassed bust right seen half from the back.
reverse: VENVS VICTRIX, Venus standing left, holding Victory and scepter, leaning on shield set on helmet.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 22,8-23,0mm, weight: 5,64g, axis: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: 213-317 A.D., ref: RIC IV-I 311v, RSC 608a-c, var.,
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051_Caracalla,_Laodicea,_RIC_IV-I_351var_,_AR-Den,_ANTONINVS_AVGVSTVS,_SECVRI-T_ORBIS,_RSC_573a,_BMC_703,_200-1_AD,_Q-001,_11h,_18,5-19mm,_3,0g-s.jpg
051 Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), RIC IV-I 351.var., Laodicea, AR-Denarius,SECVRI T ORBIS, Securitas seated left, #1 65 views051 Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), RIC IV-I 351.var., Laodicea, AR-Denarius,SECVRI T ORBIS, Securitas seated left, #1
avers: ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS, Youthful bust of Caracalla laureate, draped to right seen from behind.
reverse: SECVRI T ORBIS, Securitas seated left, holding scepter in right hand, head resting on left.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,5-19,0mm, weight: 3,00g, axis: 11h,
mint: Laodiceia, date: 200-201 A.D., ref: RIC IV-I 351.var., RSC 573a, BMCRE 703, SEV 400(Barry P. Murphy),
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051. Carinus, 283-285AD. BI Antoninianus56 viewsAE Antoninianus. Siscia.

Obv. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES

Rev. Fides standing left holding two standards, star P in right field FIDES MILITVM, XXI in ex.

CHEF. Rare, possibly unpublished variant.
2 commentsLordBest
051_Caracalla_(198_-_217_A_D_),_AE-27,_Stobi,IMP_C_M_AVRE-ANTONINVS_MVNICIP_STOBEN_Josifovski_(2001)-291v__AMNG_12v__Varb__2929_v__RR_Q-001_1h_26,5-27,5mm_9,48g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 291var., Varbanov 4050var., AE-27, Persephone's abduction, Rare !102 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 291var., Varbanov 4050var., AE-27, Persephone's abduction, Rare !
avers:- IM-C-M-AVRE-ANTONINVS, Laureate head of the younger Caracalla right, draped and cuirassed.
revers:- MVNICIP-STOBEN, Hades in galopping quadriga right, carrying off struggling Persephone.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26,5-27,5mm, weight: 9,48g, axis: 1h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date: A.D., ref: Josifovski 291var., Varbanov 4050var.,
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 296, Varbanov , AE-26, Nike standing left,64 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 296, Varbanov , AE-26, Nike standing left,
avers:- , M-AVR-E-ANTONINV, Laureate head of the Caracalla right.
revers:- MVNICIPI-S-TOBEN, Nike (Victory) in long hiton walking, turned left, in her lifted right hand holding a wreath, and her left hand one palm branch.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date: A.D., ref: Josifovski 296, Varbanov ,
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051_Caracalla_(198_-_217_A_D_),_AE-26,_Stobi,_Josifovski_336,_Varbanov_3994,_Nike_left,_Q-001_h_mm_g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 336, Varbanov 3994, AE-26, Nike standing left,80 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Macedonia, Stobi, Josifovski 336, Varbanov 3994, AE-26, Nike standing left,
avers:- , IMP-M-AYR-ANTONINY, Laureate head of the younger Caracalla right, cuirassed.
revers:- MVNIC-STOBE, Nike, standing left, holding palm and wreath.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Macedonia, Stobi, date: A.D., ref: Josifovski 336, Varbanov 3994,
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Markianopolis, AMNG-I-648; Varbanov-975,p, AE-23, Garlands Decorated table62 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Markianopolis, AMNG-I-648; Varbanov-975,p, AE-23, 975,ΚYΝΤΙΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ-ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Garlands Decorated table
avers:- ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC-ΠIOC-ΑΥΓΟΥCTOC, laureate head of the Caracalla left.
revers:- ΥΠ-ΚYΝΤΙΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ-ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Garlands Decorated table with lion feet, it altar on which stands an eagle with open wings, left and right a banner.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25,5-26,5mm, weight: 8,98g, axis: 1h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: AD., ref: AMNG-I-648; Varbanov-975,
a) not in AMNG:
rev. AMNG I/1, 648 var. (different legend break)
obv. AMNG I/1, 646 var. (different legend breaks)
b) Hristova/Jekov (2013) 6.18.47.7 (same dies)
c) Pfeiffer (2013) 134 (same dies)
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051_Caracalla_AE-27_AYK-_-__-___W_____VII-AVR-GALLOV-NIKOPOLITON-PROSISTR____OPOLIS_Q-001_axis-7h_27mm_10,48ga-s~0.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ 8.18.01.01-7variation, AE-27, VΠ-AVP-ΓAΛΛOV-NIKOΠOLITΩN-ΠPOCICT, Zeus, in himation, seated left,65 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), AE-27, Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ 8.18.01.01-7variation, AE-27, VΠ-AVP-ΓAΛΛOV-NIKOΠOLITΩN-ΠPOCICT, Zeus, in himation, seated left,
avers:- AY.K.M.AY-ANTΩNINO, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.(avers type HHJ 8.18.10.5)
revers:- VΠ-AVP-ΓAΛΛOV-NIKOΠOLITΩN-(ΠPOCICTP in ex.), Zeus, in himation, seated left, holding patera in right hand and resting with left hand on sceptre.
exe: -/-//ΠPOCICTP, diameter: 27mm, weight: 10,48g, axis: 7h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, Aurelius Gallus (201-203 A.D.), date: 201-203 A.D., Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov 8.18.01.01,
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ps: " a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2012):
rev. No. 8.18.1.1 var.
obv. e.g. No. 8.18.10.5 corr. (Hermes, writes ANTWNEINo)
unpublished?" by Jochen thank you Jochen.
Nikopolis Addenda II, # 117,
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051_Caracalla_AE-17_MAP-AV-KA-ANT_NI_Bareheaded-bust-r__NIKO_O_IT-_POC-ICTP_Bust-of-Serapis-r_-wearing-Kalathos_Varbanov-2918-legend-var-R4_320-324-AD__Q-001_h_17mm_2,85g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.18.06.05, AE-17, Serapis,63 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.18.06.05, AE-17, Serapis,
avers:- MAP-AV-KA-ANTΩNI, Bareheaded-bust-r.
revers:- NIKOΠOΛIT-ΠPOC-ICTP, Bust-of-Serapis-r.-wearing-Kalathos
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: 2,85g, axis: 8h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum,date: 196 (195?)-197.-AD, under Caracalla as Caesar, by Jochen ! Thank you Jochen:)
ref: Varbanov-2918, R4!! + legend var., Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov HHJ-8.18.6.5,
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#465 A correction
Caracalla as Caesar, AD 196-197, AE 17, 2.85g
obv. MAR AV KA - ANTWNI bare head r.
rev. NIKOPOLIT PROC ICTR bust of Serapis, draped and wearing kalathos
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 8.18.6.4 corr. (writes in error ANTWNINO)
coll. quadrans, Forum Ancient Coins
by Jochen ,
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=60706.525
thank you Jochen
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.18.48. ???, AE-17, 8 pointed star in crescent,62 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.18.48. ???, AE-17, 8 pointed star in crescent,
avers:- AVP-M-A-ANTΩNIN, Laureate head right.
revers:- NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-ICT, 8 pointed star in crescent.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5mm, weight: 3,83g, axis: 2h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: A.D., ref: Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov HHJ-8.18.48.???, p-221-or -222,
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"I have added your coin to Nikopolis Addenda III under:
A new rev. for Caracalla
Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 18, 3.83g, 17.5mm, 60°
obv. AV K M A - ANTWNIN
laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC ICT
Crescent with 8-pointed star in the cavity
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2013):
rev. No. 8.18.48.2 var. (has ICTRO)
obv. e.g. No. 8.18.53.4
coll. quadrans, Forum Ancient Coins
AV K M A - ANTWNIN with "laureate head r." is a rare obv."
by Jochen Thank you Jochen
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Pisidia, Antioch, SNG Cop 44 var. (legends), AE-22, -/-//--, ANTIOCH GEN COL C, Tyche or female genius of the city standing left, #155 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Pisidia, Antioch, SNG Cop 44 var. (legends), AE-22, -/-//--, ANTIOCH GEN COL C, Tyche or female genius of the city standing left, #1
avers: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS A, Laureate, bust right.
reverse: ANTIOCH GEN COL C, Tyche or female genius of the city standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 22,0-23,5mm, weight: 6,13g, axis: 6h,
mint: Pisidia, Antioch, date: 198-217 A.D.,
ref: SNG Cop 44 var. (legends), BMC 41 var. (legends),
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051_Caracalla_(198_-_217_A_D_)_AE-27_THRACE-ANCHIALUS__-___-_-dot-AV-K-M-AYP-ANT_NINOC_OY__IANON-A_XIA___N_Q-001_0h_27mm_11,66g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Anchialus, Varbanov II 336-337 but not this bust in Varbanov (Engl), AE-27, OYΛΠIANON AΓXIAΛΕΩN, Eagle standing on thunderbolt, 66 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Anchialus, Varbanov II 336-337 but not this bust in Varbanov (Engl), AE-27, OYΛΠIANON AΓXIAΛΕΩN, Eagle standing on thunderbolt, head left,
avers:- AV-K-M-AYP-ANTΩNINOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- OYΛΠIANON-AΓXIAΛΕΩN, Eagle standing on thunderbolt, head left, wings spread, and wreath in beak.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 27mm, weight: 11,66g, axis: 0h,
mint: Trache, Anchialus, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov II 336-337,but not this bust, p-38,
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051_Caracalla_(198_-_217_A_D_)_AE-26_Thrace_Hadriannopolis_AYT-K-M-AYP-CEV-ANT_-NEINOC_A_PIANO__O_EITON_Varb-2-3554_Q-001_1h_26-27,5mm_12,25g-s~0.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov (Engl) 2-3554, AE-26, AΔPIANO ΠOΛEITΟN, Homonia left,62 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Hadriannopolis, Varbanov (Engl) 2-3554, AE-26, AΔPIANO ΠOΛEITΟN, Homonia left,
avers:- AYT-K-M-AYP-CEV-ANTΩ-NEINOC, Laureate, bust right.
revers:- AΔPIANO-ΠOΛEITΩN, Homonia left, holding patera and cornucopia, altar in left.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 26-27,5 mm, weight: 12,25g, axis:1h,
mint: Thrace, Hadriannopolis, date: A.D., ref:Varbanov (Engl) 2-3554,
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Pautalia, Varbanov II. 5129var., AE-29, OYΛΠIAC ΠAYTAΛIAC, Hermes standing half left, #191 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Pautalia, Varbanov II. 5129var., AE-29, OYΛΠIAC ΠAYTAΛIAC, Hermes standing half left, #1
avers:- AYT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate head right (EEa).
revers:- OYΛΠIAC ΠAYTAΛIAC, Hermes standing half left, holding purse and caduceus, with chlamys in left hand.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 29,0-29,5mm, weight: 15,67g, axis:7h,
mint: Thrace, Pautalia, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov(Engl.,2005) II. 5129var., (Not in this legend and bust variation, EEa).
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051_Caracalla_AE-18,_Varb_III1583,_Thrace,_Philippopolis,_coiled_serpent_Q-001,_0h,_17,5-19mm,_5,91g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varbanov III 1583, AE-18, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN, Coiled serpent with head left,115 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Philippopolis, Varbanov III 1583, AE-18, ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN, Coiled serpent with head left,
avers: M AV KAIC ANTΩNEINOC, Youthful, bare-headed, draped bust right.
reverse: ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN, Coiled serpent with head left.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5-19,0mm, weight: 5,91g, axis: 0h,
mint: Trache, Philippopolis, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov III 1583,
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III 2094, AE-19, CEPΔΩN, Harpokrates standing left, 62 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III 2094, AE-19, CEPΔΩN, Harpokrates standing left,
avers:- AYT K M AV CEV ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- CEPΔΩN, Harpokrates standing left, right hand raised to his shoulder, holding cornucopia in left hand.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 4,31g, axis: 1h,
mint: Thrace, Serdica, date: A.D., ref:Varbanov III 2094, p-236,
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051p_Caracalla_(196-198_Cae,198-217_A_D__Aug),_Thrace,_Pautalia,_Varbanov_II__4995_(DDa)_,_AE-28,_Q-001_7h_28mm_17,71g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III. 2189, AE-28, OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, #1125 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III. 2189, AE-28, OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, #1
avers:- AYT K M AVP CEY ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate head right (Ve).
revers:- OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 28,0mm, weight: 17,71g, axis:7h,
mint: Thrace, Serdica, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov(Engl.,2007) III. 2189 (Ve),
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051p_Caracalla_(196-198_Cae,198-217_A_D__Aug),_Thrace,_Serdica,_Varbanov_III__2191_(Vl)_,_AE-29,_Q-001_1h_28,5-29,5mm_17,90g-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III. 2191, AE-29, OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, #194 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Serdica, Varbanov III. 2191, AE-29, OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, #1
avers:- AYT K M AVP CEY ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right (Vl).
revers:- OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 28,5-29,5mm, weight: 17,90g, axis:1h,
mint: Thrace, Serdica, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov(Engl.,2007) III. 2191 (Vl),
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051_Caracalla_(198_-_217_A_D_),_AE-17,_Trajanopolis,_Thrace,_Varbanov_2796,_TPAIANO-_O__IT_N,_star_in_crescent,_Q-001_h_mm_gx-s.jpg
051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Trajanopolis, Varbanov 2796, AE-17, TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent, #171 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Trajanopolis, Varbanov 2796, AE-17, TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent, #1
avers:- AYT K M AVR C ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Thrace, Trajanopolis, date: A.D., ref:Varbanov 2796,
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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Trajanopolis, Varbanov 2796, AE-17, TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent, #265 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Thrace, Trajanopolis, Varbanov 2796, AE-17, TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent, #2
avers:- AYT K M AVR C ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate head right.
revers:- TPAIANO-ΠOΛΕITΩN, star in crescent.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 16-16,5mm, weight: 2,91g, axis: 1h,
mint: Thrace, Trajanopolis, date: A.D., ref:Varbanov 2796,
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052. Sabina (Wife of Hadrian)53 viewsAv.: SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P
Rv.: PIETAS / S-C

AE Sestertius Ø31 / 23.2g
RIC II 1029 Rome (Hadrian), Cohen 48 var.
Juancho
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053 - Lucius Verus Denarius - Unlisted with this bust type62 viewsObv:– IMP L AVREL VERVS AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– CONCORD AVG TR P / COS II, Concordia seated left holding patera
Unlisted.
Notes - with many thanks to Curtis Clay for his help with the following information on this coin.
This is a somewhat scarce type for Verus on denarii. The RD hoard lists 9 specimens without TR P in the reverse legend and 6 specimens like this with TR P. Of the 6 RD coins with TR P, 4 showed head bare, 1 head bare with fold of cloak on shoulders, 1 bust draped with head bare. The last two were new variants, the first had been reported in Rivista ital. di num. 1907. New specimens of this coin can easily show new bust variants and this is one of them.
BMC lists ten different right-facing portrait types for Verus on aurei and denarii of 161, plus three left-facing types!
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053 CARUS BASTIEN 470 RRR38 viewsEMPEROR: Carus
DENOMINATION: Antoninianus
OBVERSE: IMP C M AVR CARVS AVG; helmeted, radiate, and cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre; B in left field.
DATE: november - december 282 AD
MINT: Lugdunum, 3rd emmission
WEIGHT: 3.03 g
RIC: RIC V-2, 13 VAR. (PAX AVG legend unlisted; only PAX AVGG)
BASTIEN: 470 (2 ex.)
NOTE: only 3rd known specimen !!!
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053_Geta_(209-211_A_D_),_AE-17,_Markianopolis,_Moesia,_Varbanov_1107,_Eagle_standing_Q-001_h_mm_g-s.jpg
053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov (2014) 06.22.01.04, AE-17, Eagle standing right, #164 views053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov (2014) 06.22.01.04, AE-17, Eagle standing right, #1
avers: Λ;-CEΠ-ΓETAC, Bust of younger Geta, draped and cuirassed(?), bare-headed, right.
reverse: MARKIANOΠOLITΩN, Eagle with closed wings standing right on staff, head with wreath in beaks left.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: Geta as Caesar, 198-209 A.D.,
ref: a) AMNG I/1, 697 (1 Ex., Wien)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1105 corr. (cites AMNG 697, but writes head r.)
c) Hristova/Jekov (2012) No. 6.22.1.4 (same dies)
d) not in Pfeiffer (2013)
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053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.22.46.03, AE-17, NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-I,64 views053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HHJ-08.22.46.03, AE-17, NIKOΠOΛITΩN-ΠPOC-I,
avers:- Λ•AVP•KA-ΓETAC, Bare headed and draped of the younger Geta right.
revers:- ΝΙΚOΠO-ΛΙTΩN-ΠPOC-I, Front of tetrastyle temple, within statue of Asklepios with snake staff.
exe: -/-//ΠPOC-I, diameter: 16-18mm, weight: 3,52g, axis:7h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 198-209 A.D., ref: HHJ-08.22.46.03,
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053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Thrace, Augusta Traiana, Varbanov (Engl)-1281, AE-18, AVΓOVCTH TPAIANHC, Artemis running right,65 views053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Thrace, Augusta Traiana, Varbanov (Engl)-1281, AE-18, AVΓOVCTH TPAIANHC, Artemis running right,
avers:- P-CEΠ-ΓETAC-K, Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust younger Geta right.
revers:- AVΓOVCTH TPAIANHC, Artemis running right, holding bow in left hand and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, hound running at her feet.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 18mm, weight: 4,29g, axis: 7h,
mint: Thrace, Augusta Traiana, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov (Engl)-1281, Moushmov-3085,
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053_Geta_(209-211_A_D_),_AE-17,_Pautalia,_Thrace,_Varbanov_,_OV__IAC__AVTA_IAC,_Eagle_standing_Q-001_h_mm_g-s.jpg
053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Thrace, Pautalia, Varbanov , AE-17, OVΛΠIAC ΠAVTAΛIAC, Eagle standing,63 views053p Geta (209-211 A.D.), Thrace, Pautalia, Varbanov , AE-17, OVΛΠIAC ΠAVTAΛIAC, Eagle standing,
avers:- ......-CEΠ-ΓETAC, Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust younger Geta right.
revers:- OVΛΠIAC ΠAVTAΛIAC, Eagle standing, Eagle standing facing, head right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Pautalia, Thrace,, date: A.D., ref: Varbanov ,
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054 Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), RIC IV-II 089var., Rome, AR-Denarius, SALVS PVBLICA, Salus seated left, #1145 views054 Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), RIC IV-II 089var., Rome, AR-Denarius, SALVS PVBLICA, Salus seated left, #1
avers:- IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate cuirassed bust right with short, trimmed beard.
revers:- SALVS PVBLICA, Salus seated left on chair with no back, feeding serpent arising from altar, from patera and holding sceptre. (backless chair type is listed for young bust only).
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 18,0-20,0mm, weight:1,85 g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, date: 217-18 A.D., ref: RIC-IV-II-89var., RSC 116,
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054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov 06.24.03.???, AE-27, Pentassarion, Hera and peacock,138 views054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov 06.24.03.???, AE-27, Pentassarion, Hera and peacock,
avers:- AV K OΠΠ CEVH MAKPEINOC • M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC KAI •, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus facing bare-headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian.
revers:- VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIA NOΠOΛEITΩN•, Hera in long garment and mantle, standing left, holding patera in outstretched right hand and
resting with raised left hand on scepter, Peacock at foot in left down, E in right field.
exe: -/-//E, diameter: 26,7-27,7mm, weight:12,24g, axis: 6h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: HrJ (2014) Not in this variation, Varbanov (2005) Not in -,
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054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Mushmov-532., Varbanov-, AE-27, Pentassarion, 64 views054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Mushmov-532., Varbanov-, AE-27, Pentassarion,
avers:- AY-K-OΠEL-CEV-MAKREINOC-K-M-OΠEL-AN-TΩNEINOC•, Laureate head of Macrinus facing bare-headed bust of Diadumenian.
revers:- VΠ-ΠONTIANOV-MAΡKIANO-ΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis advancing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver on her back, hound running right at foot, retrograde E in left field.
exe: Ǝ/-//ΠOΛIT, diameter: 27-28mm, weight: 12,38g, axis: 6h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: Mushmov-532., Varbanov-.,
a) AMNG I/1, 730 (like ex. 3, 4, 5, Paris, St.Petersburg, Wien)
b) Hristova/Jekov (2013) 6.24.13.3 (same dies)
c) not in Pfeiffer (2013)
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054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Mushmov-554var., Varbanov-1214var., AE-27, Pentassarion, 63 views054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Mushmov-554var., Varbanov-1214var., AE-27, Pentassarion,
avers:- AY K OΠEL CEVH MAKREINOC, K M OΠEL AN-TΩNEINOC ΔIAΔOYME, Laureate head of Macrinus facing bare-headed bust of Diadumenian.
revers:- VΠ-ΠONTIAN-OV MAΡKIANO-ΠOΛIT, Radiate serpent in in four coils, head right. Є in right field.
exe: -/Є//ΠOΛIT, diameter: 27-28mm, weight: 12,38g, axis: 6h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: Mushmov-554var., Varbanov-1214var.,
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054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Pfeiffer 218 (same dies), AE-27, Pentassarion, Pontianus, Zeus with an eagle at feet, 64 views054p Macrinus (217-218 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Pfeiffer 218 (same dies), AE-27, Pentassarion, Pontianus, Zeus with an eagle at feet,
avers: AV K OΠΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC•K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate bust of Macrinus facing bare-headed bust of Diadumenian.
reverse: VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANO/ΠOΛI, Naked Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter, eagle at his feet.
exergue: Є/-//--, diameter: 26,5-27,5mm, weight:14,04g, axis: 7h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, Pontianus, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: Pfeiffer 218 (same dies), AMNG 715, Varbanov (2005, English) I. 1240, Hristova-Jekov (2014) 06.24.01.??, Not in,
a) Not in Hristova/Jekov (2014):
rev. HJ (2014) 6.24.1.5 (same die)
obv. HJ (2014) 6.24.1. 3 (but writes AVT K OPEL, the depicted coin is very worn)
b) Megaw (2nd ed,) MAR5.59c (but writes AVT K OPEL, the depicted coin is very worn)
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055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. as Caesar, 218 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.01.02var., AE-18, MAPKIANO ΠOLEIΤΩN, Eagle,178 views055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. as Caesar, 218 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.01.02var., AE-18, MAPKIANO ΠOLEIΤΩN, Eagle,
avers: M-OΠEΛΛI-ANTΩNEINO (NE are ligate), Bare, draped bust right.
revers: MAPKIANO-ΠOLEIΤΩN, Eagle, standing front, head right, in its beak wreath.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17-18mm, weight: 3,47g, axis: 0h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.01.02.var.,
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055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. as Caesar, 218 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.52.01., AE-18, MAPKIANO ΠOLEIΤΩN, Basket of fruits,73 views055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. as Caesar, 218 A.D. as Augustus), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.52.01., AE-18, MAPKIANO ΠOLEIΤΩN, Basket of fruits,
avers: M-OΠEΛΛIOC-ANTΩNEINOC (NE are ligate), Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right – seen from behind.
revers: MAPKIANOΠOLEIΤΩN, Basket of fruits.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 16-17mm, weight: 3,05g, axis: 6h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D., ref: Hristova/Jekov (2011) No. 06.25.52.01., Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1. No. 1317, AMNG I 807, p.252,
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055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. Caesar, 218 A.D. Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2012) 08.25.01.16, 4 Assaria (AE-26), Eagle with wings spread,120 views055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. Caesar, 218 A.D. Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2012) 08.25.01.16, 4 Assaria (AE-26), Eagle with wings spread,
avers:- M OΠEΛ ΔIAΔO MENIANOC K, Bare headed draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
revers:- VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPO/CI, Eagle with wings spread, holding wreath in its beak.
exe: -/-//CI, diameter: 26,0-26,5mm, weight: 10,01g, axis: 2h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, Governor:Statius Longinus, date: 218 A.D., ref: Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2012) 08.25.01.16, Moushmov 1348, Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1, No. 3710, AMNG I, p. 473, no. 1871,
"Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus – A prince (Diadumenian) crowned by the gods"
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055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. Caesar, 218 A.D. Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2012) 08.25.54.??, (2012) Not in, Moesia Inferior, NIKO/POΛIT/ΩN-ΠROC/ICTRΩ/, Legend 4 line, New variation!!!,65 views055p Diadumenian (217-218 A.D. Caesar, 218 A.D. Augustus), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2012) 08.25.54.??, (2012) Not in, Moesia Inferior, NIKO/POΛIT/ΩN-ΠROC/ICTRΩ/, Legend 4 line, New variation!!!,
avers:- K-M-OΠΕΛ-ΔIAΔOVMENIA-NOC, Bare head right. (like HHJ-8.25.16.1)
revers:- NIKO/POΛIT/ΩN-ΠROC/ICTRΩ/, Legend 4 line. (like HHJ 8.25.54.05)
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 18-18,5mm, weight: 3,99g, axis: 0 h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 218 A.D., ref: Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov Not in, new variation!!!
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056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov 6.26.53.2var. (revers variation), AE-16, MARKIANOΠOLITΩ/N, Lion advancing right.119 views056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova-Jekov 6.26.53.2var. (revers variation), AE-16, MARKIANOΠOLITΩ/N, Lion advancing right.
avers: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC (NE ligate) , Laureate head right.
revers: MARKIANOΠOLITΩ/N, Lion advancing right.
exe: -/-//N, diameter: 15,5-16,5mm, weight: 2,87g, axis: 0h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 218 A.D.,
ref. a) not in AMNG
b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
c) not in Hristova/Jekov (2014):
rev. not listed
obv. e.g. No. 6.26.53.2
d) not in Pfeiffer (2013)
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056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.26.20.9, C AE-16, MARKIANOΠOLEITΩN, Coiled snake turns left.114 views056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.26.20.9, C AE-16, MARKIANOΠOLEITΩN, Coiled snake turns left.
avers: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNINOC (ΩN ligate), Laureate head right.
revers: MARKIANOΠOLEITΩN, Coiled snake turns left.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 15,5-16,5mm, weight: 2,70g, axis:h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date:218 A.D.,
ref: a) AMNG I/1, ???
b) Varbanov (engl.) Not in,
c) Hristova/Jekov (2014) No. 6.26.20.9,
d) Pfeiffer (2013) ???
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056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Varbanov (engl.) 1394, AE-17, MARKIANOΠOLITΩN, Four stars in crescent moon,67 views056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Markianopolis, Varbanov (engl.) 1394, AE-17, MARKIANOΠOLITΩN, Four stars in crescent moon,
avers:- AVT K M AVP ANTΩNINOC (ΩN ligate) , Laureate head right.
revers:- MARKIANOΠOLITΩN (AΡ and ΩN ligate), Four stars in crescent moon.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 17mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Moesia, Markianopolis, date: 217-218 A.D.,
ref: a) AMNG I/1, 933 (2 ex., Gotha, St. Petersburg)
b) Varbanov (engl.) 1394
c) Hristova/Jekov (2012) No. 6.26.48.2 corr. (ligations not mentioned)
d) not in Pfeiffer (2013)
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056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2019) 08.26.06.07.(same dies)., AE-16, NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPON, Bust of Serapis right, #163 views056p Elagabalus (218-222 A.D.), Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, HrHJ (2019) 08.26.06.07.(same dies)., AE-16, NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPON, Bust of Serapis right, #1
avers: AVT M AVPH ANTΩNINOC, Laureated, bust right.
reverse: NIKOΠOΛITΩ N ΠPOC ICTPON (Legend variation!), Bust of Serapis, draped wearing kalathos right.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 15,0-16,0mm, weight: 2,22g, axis: 6h,
mint: Moesia, Nicopolis Ad Istrum, date: 218-222 A.D.,
ref: HrHJ (2019) 08.26.06.07.(same dies).,
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0572 Hadrian AS Roma 119-22 AD Victory standing.53 viewsReference.
RIC 572 var.

Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG.
Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, right

Rev.: PONT MAX TR POT COS III in field S-C
Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm

9.8 gr
26 mm
6h
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0572 Hadrian AS Roma 119-22 AD Victory standing.30 viewsReference.
RIC 572 var.; Strack 566 (1 specimen other bust) BMCRE 1173; Cohen 1189

Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG.
Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, right

Rev.: PONT MAX TR POT COS III in field S-C
Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm

11.42 gr
27 mm
6h
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