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01-68 - Irripo, Hispania - AUGUSTO (27 A.C. - 14 D.C.)19 viewsHoy Alcalá de Guadaira - Sevilla - Espańa
AE Semis 19/21 mm 3.5 gr.

Anv: "IRIPPO" (Leyenda anti-horaria frente al busto)- Busto a cabeza desnuda viendo a izquierda.
Rev: Figura femenina/Tyche sentada a izquierda, portando pińa en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido y cornucopia en izquierda; Guirnalda rodeando la alegoría.

Acuńada 30 A.C.
Ceca: Irippo - Hispania

Referencias: RPC I #55 P.76, Burgos #1581, Sear GICTV #17 Pag.3, Villaronga CNH #4 P.422, ABH (Ant) #1109 P.141, Ripolles #1919 P.251, Vv Pl.110 #1 a 4, Heiss #1 P.318 - Calicó #935-937, Guadan #922, ACIP #2630
032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1109-1110, D-1671-1672, Egypt, Alexandria, L I H, Demeter and Euthenia,61 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1109-1110, D-1671-1672, Egypt, Alexandria, L I H, Demeter and Euthenia,
avers:- AΥT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L I H, Demeter standing right, holding corn-ears and torch, facing Euthenia, standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 133-134 A.D., Year (IH)18., ref: Emmett 941.18, Milne 1408, Geissen-1109-1110, Dattari-1671-1672, Kapmann-Ganschow-32.579-p-143, BMC -,
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053 - Lucius Verus Sestertius - RIC 137928 viewsObv:– L. AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, Laureate head right
Rev:– TR P IIII IMP II COS II, S-C, Mars walking right, holding a trophy and spear
Minted in Rome. A.D. 164
Reference:– BMCRE 1109. RIC 1379
09 Vespasian RIC 81832 viewsVespasian 69-79 AD. AE Dupondius. Rome Mint. 75 AD. (12.00g; 26.5mm) Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M P P COS VI, Radiate head right. Rev: FELICITAS PVBLICA S-C, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus & cornucopiae.
RIC 818; C 154

Ex: Naville Numismatics
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107 - Gallienus Antoninianus - RIC 45015 viewsObv:– IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped bust right
Rev:– VICTORIA AVG, Victory presenting wreath to Gallienus
Asian Mint
Ref:– Gobl 1702. RIC 450. RSC 1109
1 commentsmaridvnvm
1813 AE Penny, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham.36 viewsObverse: CHRISTOPHER & JENNETT * STOCKTON *, incuse letters on a raised rim. View of the bridge over the Tees being crossed by several small figures including a rider on horse, rowing boat containing two figures in river below; in field above, TEES; in field below, 1813.
Reverse: BRITANNIA * ONE PENNY TOKEN *, incuse letters on a raised rim. Britannia seated facing left on shield, holding olive branch and trident, small ship in left background at her feet.
Edge: Centre-grained.
Diameter 34mm | Weight 19.7gms
Davis:6 | Withers:1109

The die engraver for this token was Peter Wyon. It was issued by Robert Christopher & Thomas Jennett who were booksellers and printers in Stockton, they were also the Stockton agents for the Sun Fire Office.
Jennett was Christopher's apprentice and on the completion of his indentures, he was taken into partnership. Matching the high standards of his companion, Jennett became well known and much respected, growing to be a man of power and influence. He became a magistrate and was mayor of Stockton three times.

The bridge shown on this token was the first bridge to serve the growing town of Stockton, it was a five arch stone bridge which was completed in 1769. Before the existence of the bridge at this location, the only way of crossing the Tees was by the Bishop’s Ferry. The bridge was subject to rent to the Bishop of Durham and the costs of building it had to be repaid, so a system of tolls was charged. These were supposed to be abolished as soon as the debt was cleared, but they remained in place until, in 1819, the local people took the law into their own hands, throwing two of the bridge gates into the river and burning the third gate in the High Street. Although the bridge was good news for Stockton’s business, it had a devastating impact on Yarm. As ships were growing in size at this time, the building of the bridge prevented many ships reaching Yarm because they were unable to navigate further up the river. This only heightened shipping in Stockton and affirmed its place as the main port on the Tees before the 1800s. The bridge also halted Yarm’s shipbuilding industry and, since Stockton was unaffected, yards sprang up east of the bridge towards the sea. By 1876 the old bridge was inadequate and in 1881 work was begun on a new bridge. This new bridge, named the ‘Victoria Bridge’ in recognition of Queen Victoria, was opened in 1887 and the old stone bridge was demolished.
3805 SYRIA Laodicea ad Mare. Hadrian Tetradrachm 123-24 AD Tyche 42 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3805/6; Prieur 1109; Adra 1562-5; Paris 1157

Issue Year 170 (OP)

Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right, with gorgoneion on breastplate

Turreted and draped bust of Tyche, right; in field, right, ΟΡ soldiers arming the battlements/towers on Tyche's head

13 gr
25 mm

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Robert O. Ebert Collection (Part I, Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio 174, 11 January 2013), lot 5142; Numismatica Ars Classica 1 (39 March 1989), lot 862; Münzen und Medaillen AG FPL 279 (August 1967), no. 40.
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3932 JUDAEA, Tiberias Claudiopolis Hadrian 118-19, Zeus26 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3932; BMC Palestine 23 (pg.8) ;Rosenberger 12; SNG ANS 1109

Issue Year 101

Laureate and cuirassed bust right, [slight drapery] seen from front

Rev.ΤΙΒΣΡ ΚΛΑVΔ / ΣΤΑ in exergue. ЄT AP dated CY 101 (119-120 AD)
Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter, within tetrastyle temple.
ΤΙΒƐΡ ΚΛΑΥΔ, ΕΤ ΑΡ (in exergue)
Temple with four columns enclosing Zeus seated l., with patera and sceptre

10.46 gr
24 mm
12 h
5886 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Drachm 133-34 AD Demeter standing vis-ŕ-vis Euthenia21 viewsReference.
Emmett 941.18; RPC III, 5886; Köln 1109; Dattari (Savio) 1672; K&G 32.579 var. (placement of date)

Issue L IH = year 18

Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear

Rev. L ΙΗ
Demeter standing facing, head r., holding torch and ears of corn; to r., Euthenia standing facing, head l., holding ears of corn and sceptre.

22.34 gr
33 mm
6199 EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Drachm 136-37 AD Sara reclining left on Eagle.28 viewsReference.
RPC III, 6199.14 (this coin). Dattari-Savio Pl. 90, 7778 (this coin); Emmett 1034.21

Issue L KA = year 21

laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear

Rev. L ΚΑ
Sarapis reclining on eagle, l., holding ears of corn and sceptre

25.12 gr
34 mm

From the Dattari collection.
2 commentsokidoki
Aelia Flaccilla, Augusta 19 January 379 - 386 or 388 A.D., wife of Theodosius I36 views11099. Bronze AE 2, S 4193, VF, 4.764g, 23.22mm, 0o, uncertain mint, 25 Aug 383 - 28 Aug 388 A.D.; obverse AEL FLACCILLA AVG, diademed and draped bust right; reverse SALVS REIPVBLICAE, empress standing facing, head right, arms folded on breast; partially uncleaned1 commentsMarjan E
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Antiochus IV “Epiphanes”, (Selucid King), Æ, 175-164 BCE56 viewsBronze of Antiochus IV (175 – 164 BCE),
2.55 grams, 14.5 mm 0o. Ake-Ptolemais mint.

Obverse: Diademed (laureate) head of Antiochus IV right,
AB monogram behind, dot border, serrated edge.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ "of King Antiochus" (in Greek), Apollo seated left on omphalos holding arrow in right and resting on grounded bow in left, aplustre outer left, monogram in exergue.

References: SNG Cop. 195, Spaer 1109 cf., Lindgren 1031

Added to collection: April 12, 2005
Daniel Friedman
Argolis, Argos, 260s-250s BC, AR Triobol 20 viewsForepart of wolf at bay to left, Θ above.
Large A with Δ-E above and eagle standing on harpa below; all within incuse square.

HGC 5, 670 (S); BMC 61; Mycenae pl. 24-25; SNG Copenhagen 42; BCD Peloponnesos 1109-1110.

(15 mm, 2.58 g, 1h).
Pars Coins.
1 commentsn.igma
Bohemia: Vladislav I (1109-1118,1120-1125) AR Denár (Cach-543; Šmerda-192)16 viewsObv: Duke seated left on throne, holding sword and laying right hand on head of kneeling person
Rev: Bust of St. Wenzels facing, holding lance and book
Bohemia: Vladislav I (1109-1118,1120-1125) AR Denár, Prauge mint (Cach-534)23 viewsObv: Horseman right, piercing fallen person with lance; Legend around - + VVLADIZAVS
Rev: Nimbate bust of St. Wenceslaus facing with raised hand and cross; Legend around - + WENCEZLAVS
1 commentsSpongeBob
Byzantine Empire: Constans II (641-668) Ć Follis, Syracuse (Sear-1109; DOC 180; MIB 209; Anastasi 157)10 viewsObv: Constans, holding staff, and Constantine, standing facing
Rev: Large M; monogram above; SCL in exergue
Claudius, diobol; hippopotamus, year 213 viewsClaudius, 25 January 41 - 13 October 54 A.D., Roman Provincial Egypt. Bronze diobol, Milne 71 - 72; Geissen 72; Dattari 165; BMC Alexandria p. 12, 96; Emmet 91, Fair, Alexandria mint, 4.077g, 21.0mm, 0o, 41 - 42 A.D.; obverse “ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙ” CEBAC “ΓΕΡΜ”, laureate head right, star in front; reverse “ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ”, hippopotamus standing right, L B (year 2) in exergue. Ex FORVM, photo credit FORVMPodiceps
Constans II, SBCV 110913 viewsNo Legend
Facing figures of Constans and Constantine. Constans left wearing military attire holding long staff, Constantine right wearing chlamys holding globus cruciger
Large M, Monogram 35 above, SCL in ex
Syracuse mint
AE Follis, 20.5mm, 3.58g
Egypt, Alexandria, 032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1109-1110, D-1671-1672, L I H, Demeter and Euthenia,61 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 032 Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1109-1110, D-1671-1672, L I H, Demeter and Euthenia,
avers:- AΥT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L I H, Demeter standing right, holding corn-ears and torch, facing Euthenia, standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 133-134 A.D., Year (IH)18., ref: Geissen-1109-1110, Dattari-1671-1672, Kapmann-Ganschow-32.579-p-143, BMC -,
Faustina II, Denarius, CERES4 viewsAR Denarius
Faustina II
born circa 128AD - died 175AD
Issued: 161 - 175AD
O: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA; Draped bust, right.
R: CERES; Ceres seated left, holding grain (downwards) and standing torch.
Rome Mint
Aorta: 96: B3, O7, R4, T10.
RIC M669; RSC 35; Sear 5249; BMC M79.
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8/16/16 1/21/17
Nicholas Z
Heraclius, AE Follis. Constantinople. 610-641 AD.18 viewsObv. dN hRACLIVS PeRP AVG, crowned and cuirassed or plumed-helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, bearded, holding cross on globe and shield.
Rev. Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, III to right, officina letter below; mintmark CON.
References: SB 804, MIB 158.
28mm, 10.5 grams.
Himayarite. 'Amdān Bayān Yahaqbiḍ. Circa AD 100-120. AR Unit. 14mm-1,08g. With name 'Amdān Bayān. Raydan mint.58 viewsObv: Head right within linear circle interrupted at top.
Rev: Small head right; yanaf-monogram to left, 'scepter' to right.
References: CAF 3.2ai; Huth 430–1 corr. (obv. border interrupted); SNG ANS 1582–94.
14mm, 1.08 grams.

VF, broken
3 commentsCanaan
Huszár 38; Toth-Kiss 11.8 sigla --/--; Unger 29; Réthy I 46; Frynas H.9.6; Adamovszky A54; Kovács pp. 172 ff35 viewsHungary. Kálmán/Coloman the Bookish (1095-1116)

AR denar (average: .44 g., 11-13.5 mm.), .51 g., 13.38 mm. max.,180°

Obv: + CA–LM–AN–RE, Cross with crossed arms, spokes between.

Rev: + LADISLAVS RE (decaying legend), cross with wedges.

Struck in Esztergom. Struck ca. 1097-1105 (per Gyöngyössy, whose dating has not been accepted by later catalogers and appears to be speculative). Hóman hypothesized that the chronology of Coloman’s coinage can be determined via the progressively diminishing average weights of the emissions. By this hypothesis, this emission is ranked 7/15, and was struck in the middle of Coloman’s reign.

Faintich speculates that the spokes/bars on this coin are cometary symbols that may represent the comet of 1114, or possibly a comet of 1097, 1106 or 1109.

Huszár rarity 10, Toth-Kiss rarity 25, Unger rarity 50, Frynas rarity N. Unrecorded sigla, as confirmed via per personal email communication with József Géza Kiss on December 25, 2018.

Ladislaus/László I (1077-1095) was canonized in 1192. His name typically appeared, albeit in an increasingly decaying form, on the reverse of 12th century emissions such as this.
Ilkhans. Arghun,1284-1291, AR dirham.10 viewsAstarabad mint, (3,2 g), AH692, A-2149.2, Z-8621, with hawk & sun, Shi'ite reverse, VF, RR. The date appears in numerals where the name of Arghun should appear in Arabic. This piece may represent some sort of resistance by the local authorities, who were issuing coins as Astarabad in the name of Arghun (and Ghazan) until 693, but for some unknown reason, replaced the name of Arghun with the date.Russel K
Italy, Aquileia - Roman house238 viewsJohny SYSEL
Judaea, Procurators. Porcius Festus. 59-62 C.E. AE prutah 26 viewsProcurator under Nero, Year 5 = 58/59 CE.
Obv. NEP/WNO/C, legend within wreath, bottom tied with X.
Rev.LЄ KAICAPOC, palm branch.
References: Hendin 1351; Meshorer TJC 345; RPC 4972.
17mm, 2.32 grams.
Justin I. 518-527. Ć Follis . Constantinople mint, 2nd officina. Struck 518-522.10 viewsObv. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Large M; cross above, stars flanking; B//CON.
References: DOC 8b; MIBE 11; SB 62.
32mm, 17.95 grams.
Lucania, Velia. (Circa 340-334 B.C.)34 viewsAR nomos (22 mm, 7.24 g, 2 h).

Obverse: Head of Athena left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; between neck guard and crest, Θ

Reverse: YEΛHTΩN (of Elea), lion prowling right; below, X.

Williams 262 (O151/R207); SNG ANS 1293 (same dies); HN Italy 1284.

Velia was the Roman name of an ancient city of Magna Graecia on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It was founded by Greeks from Phocaea as Hyele around 538–535 BC. According to Herodotus, in 545 BC Ionian Greeks fled Phocaea, in modern Turkey, which was being besieged by the Persians under Cyrus the Great. They settled in Corsica until they were attacked by a force of Etruscans and Carthaginians. The surviving 6000 took to the sea once more, first stopping in Reggio Calabria, where they were probably joined by the poet/philosopher Xenophanes, who was at the time at Messina, and then moved north along the coast and founded the town of Hyele, later renamed Ele and then, eventually, Elea.

Elea was not conquered by the Lucanians, but eventually joined Rome in 273 BC and was included in ancient Lucania.
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Lucius Verus 7 Mar. 161 - Feb. 169 A.D. Rome mint99 viewsOrichalcum sestertius; RIC III 1379, Sear RCV 5376, (BMCRE 1109), (Cowen 224); Rome mint; Weight 21.4gr., Max. Diameter 30.56mm; 164 A.D.; Obv. L AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, laureate head right, Rev. TR P IIII IMP II COS II S C, Mars advancing r., carrying spear and trophy. Thin black patina, worn on high spots.

Ex. Andreas Kohn
5 commentsSteve E
Lydia, Philadelphia, Tyche / Apollo69 viewstime of Septimius Severus
AE20, 4.3g
obv: FILADELFEWN; turreted bust of Tyche right
rev: Apollo standing left, holding lyre, branch
BMC Lydia, p.191, #32; SNG Leypold 1109 (same dies)
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MEDIEVAL, Spain, Alfonso VI, King of Castille-Leon, A.D.1070-1109, AR Dinero92 viewsAlfonso VI was born c.A.D.1040, he was King of Leon from 1065 to 1070 and King of the reunited Castile and Leon from 1072 until his death in 1109. By 1077 he had proclaimed himself “emperor of all Spain” and his oppression of his Muslim vassals led to the invasion of Spain by an Almoravid army from North Africa in 1086. His name is also associated with the national hero of Spain, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, better known as El Cid, who was alternately Alfonso's enemy and indifferent supporter.1 commentsgoldcoin
Postumus Sestertius, overstruck upon Postumus radiate73 viewsPOSTUMUS AE laureate sestertius. 261 AD.

OBV: IMP C POSTVMVS PF AVG, laureate bust right.
Rx: VICTORIA AVG, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm; captive before

Appears to have been overstruck upon a Postumus radiate.

CONDITION: F-VF, probably VF by wear, overstruck.
SIZE: 28mm.
WEIGHT: 10.5g.
RCV 11099
recycled photo.
BUST TYPE: H2 = radiate, bust left in consular robe, holding scipio
WEIGHT: 4.05g / AXIS: 12h / DIAMETER: 21-23mm
RIC: 443
Ex S. Luethi collection
Very rare
Provincial, Antioch, Pisidia, AE23, ANTIOCH GEN COL0 viewsAE23
Roman Provincial: Antioch, Pisidia
Septimius Severus
Augustus: 193 - 211AD
Issued: 203AD
23.0mm 6.83gr 6h
O: SEVERVS PIVS AVG; Laureate bust, right.
R: AN-TIOC-H GEN-COL; Tyche, as city genius, standing left, kalathos on head, holding branch in right hand, cornucopia in left hand.
Antioch, Pisidia Mint
Krzyzanowska SEV 22.35 var.; BMC 26 var. (Obv. + rev. legends); SNG Fr 1109 (Obv. + rev. legends).
Savoca Munich/Claudia Savoca 23rd Blue Auction, Lot 749.
8/24/19 9/9/19
Nicholas Z
Roman Imperial, Theodosius I AE3 (392-395 AD)6 viewsRoman Imperial, Theodosius I AE3 (392-395 AD)

DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG, Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.

GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor on horseback right, hand raised. Mintmark ANTB

RIC IX Antioch 69b
rsc276b5 viewsElagabalus
AR Denarius

Obv: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate draped bust right, long side burns, no beard, seen from front.
Rev:SVMMVS SACERDOS AVG, Elagabalus standing right in priestly robes, sacrificing from patera over flaming tripod altar. Laurel branch in left hand, held downwards, Star in left field.
18 mm, 2.87 gms

RSC 276c, RIC146
Charles M
Sear 110917 viewsConstans II (641 – 668 CE) Follis, weight 4.84g, diameter 25mm. Mint of Syracuse. Uncertain undertype, probably an earlier Constantinopolitan issue of Constans II.Abu Galyon
Sear 1109 - Follis - 654-659 AD - Syracuse mint32 viewsEmperor: Constans II (r. 641-668 AD)
Date: 654-659 AD
Condition: aEF
Denomination: Follis

Obverse: No legend
To left, Constans standing, facing, with long beard, wearing cuirass and crown with cross. In right hand, long staff; left hand on hip. To right, Constantine, standing, facing, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross. In right hand, globus cruciger.

Reverse: Large ""; Above,

Syracuse mint
DO 180; Sear 1109
4.18g; 23.9mm; 165°
1 commentsPep
Sear 111430 viewsConstans II (641 – 668 CE) Half-follis, weight 2.21g, diameter 20mm. Mint of Syracuse, struck in 660/1 [= indiction Δ]; overstruck on an earlier follis of Constans II, probably type Sear 1109.Abu Galyon
Struck A.D.307 - 308. MAXIMIANUS. Second Reign. AE Follis (Nummus) of Aquileia4 viewsObverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. Laureate head of Maximianus facing right.
Reverse: CONSERV VRB SVAE. Roma seated facing, head left, holding globe in her right hand and spear or sceptre in her left, all within hexastyle temple with ornamented pediment. In exergue, AQP.
Diameter: 26mm | Weight: 7.9gms | Die Axis: 12
RIC VI : 118

This coin was struck c.A.D.307 - 308, during Maximianus' short joint reign with Maxentius, to commemorate the rebuilding of the Temple of Venus and Rome and in conjunction with celebrations for the benefactions given to Rome and Carthage, Maxentius' principal bases of power. The Temple of Venus and Rome, thought to be that shown on this coin, was commissioned by Hadrian in A.D.121 and finished under Antoninus Pius in A.D.141. In A.D.283 a fire destroyed the roof, and the temple was rebuilt by Maxentius, who retained the original plan.
The existing remains of this temple are on the right side of the picture below.
Syria. Antiochia ad Orontem. Trajan Decius. BI tetradrachm . Struck A.D. 249-250.40 viewsObv. AVT K Γ MЄ KV TPAIANOC ΔЄKIOIC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. ΔHMAPX ЄΞOVCIAC, eagle standing left on palm branch, with head left, holding wreath in beak and wings spread; SC in exergue.
References: Prieur 574; McAlee 1126. Toned .
24mm, 10.55 grams
1 commentsCanaan
Trajan Aureus38 viewsIMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP COS V PP, laureate bust right with aegis
SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Trajan on horseback right, hurling spear at fallen Dacian
Woytek 202cB, RIC 209, BMC 245 note, Strack 80, Calico 1109
circa 104/105-107 AD, 7.14g
3 commentsSchwami
Vespasian / Neptune Denarius72 viewsVespasian. 69-79 AD. Denarius, 3.10g. 18mm. Lyon Mint, 70 AD.
O: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG TR P; Laureate head of Vespasian right.
R: COS ITER TR POT; Neptune standing left, foot on prow, holding dolphin.
- RIC 1109 (R), BMC 375 note, RSC 93.
2 commentsNemonater
Vespasian-RIC-1109107 viewsAR Denarius, 3.35g
Lyon mint, 70 AD
Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG TR P; Head of Vespasian, laureate, r.
Rev: COS ITER TR POT; Neptune stg. l., foot on prow, with dolphin
RIC 1109 (R). BMC 375 note. RSC 93. BNC -.

A fairly rare Neptune type which is part of an early issue from Lyon (Lugdunum) struck in 70. Rome also minted the same type but the two can be distinguished by style and obverse legend. Style wise Lyon is known for its large headed portraits and neat, blocky legends. TR P (either I or II) is also recorded in the obverse legend, unlike at Rome. The reverse type also has a more ornate prow than Rome. Many Lyon denarius types are copied from those minted in Rome and are sometimes misattributed by less diligent cataloguers.
5 commentsDavid Atherton
[1109] Trebonianus Gallus, June or July 251 - July or August 253 A.D.10 viewsSilver antoninianus, RSC 76, RIC 71, S 2788, VF, 3.224g, 23.4mm, 0o, Milan mint, Obverse: IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG, radiate bust right; Reverse: PAX AETERNA, Pax standing left holding branch and scepter. Ex FORVM.Cleisthenes
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