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CARO-3.jpg
40 viewsCARUS - Potin Tetradrachm - Year 1 - 282/283
Ob.: Α Κ Μ Α ΚΑΡΟC CEB; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev.: L A; Dikaiosyne stg. left, holds scales and cornucopia
gs. 7,6 mm. 19
Milne 4660
Maxentius
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34 viewsDIOCLETIAN - Potin Tetradrachm - year 2 (285/286)
Ob.: A K Γ ΟΥΑΛ ΔΙΟΚΛΗΤΙΑΝΟC CEB; laureate & draped bust right
Rev.: L B; Alexandria stg. left, holds bust of Serapis and sceptre
gs. 6,7 mm. 19,8
Milne 4781
Maxentius
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29 viewsMAXIMIANVS - Potin Tetradrachm - Year 3 - 289/290 AD
Ob.: Α Κ Μ Α ΟΥΑ ΜΑΞΙΜΙΑΝΟC CEB; laureate & draped bust right
Rev.: L Γ; Nike walking right holds wreath and palm
gs. 6,4 mm. 19,9
Milne 4818
Maxentius
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23 viewsPROBVS - Potin tetradrachm - Year 3 - 279/280
Ob.: A K M ΑΥΡ ΠΡΟΒΟC CEB; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: L Γ; Tyche stg. left holds rudder and cornucopia
gs. 7,9 mm. 19,4
Milne 4583
Maxentius
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13 viewsCARINVS - Potin tetradrachm - year 1 - 283 AD
Ob.: A K M A KAΡΙΝΟC K; laureate and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: L A; Tyche stg. left holds rudder and cornucopia
gs. 7,9 mm. 17,5
Milne 4667
Maxentius
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21 viewsDIOCLETIAN - Potin tetradrachm - Year 3 - 286/287
Ob.: A K Γ OYA DIOKLHTIANOC CEB; laureate and draped bust right
Rev.: ETOYC Γ; Nike walking right holds wreath and palm
gs. 7,8 mm 19,6
Milne 4857
Maxentius
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28 viewsSalonina - Billon Tetradrachm - Year 13 (265/266)
Ob.: ΚΟΡΝΗΛΙΑ CAΛΩΝΕΙΝΑ CEB; Draped bust right
Rev.: L IΓ; Eagle left, head right with wreath in beak; palm branch left
Gs. 10,1 mm. 22,2
Milne 4122
Maxentius
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33 viewsPhilip I - Billon tetradrachm - Year 1 (244)
Ob. A K M IOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC EV CEB; laureate and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: L A; Dikaiosyne stg. left, with cornucopiae and scales
Gs. 12,2 mm. 22,1. Totally silvered
Maxentius
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41 viewsClaudius II - Potin Tetradrachm - Year 2 (269/270)
Ob.: AVT K ΚΛΑVΔΙΟC CEB; Draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev. L B; Eagle right, head right; palm branch left
gs. 10,3 mm. 21,1
Milne 4291
Maxentius
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77 viewsAnonymous AR Quadrigatus or Didrachm. 215-213 BC.
Obv.: Laureate, janiform head of the Dioscuri
Rev.: Jupiter right, holding scepter & hurling thunderbolt, in a quadriga driven by Victory, ROMA below in a tablet.
Grs. 5,7 mm. 19,5x20,9
Craw. 29/3, Sear RCV 32

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41 viewsAurelian - Potin tetradrachm - 274/275
Ob.: A K L DOM AVRHLIANOC CEB; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: ETOVC S; Eagle stg. right with wreath in her beak and palm branch
Gs. 8,2 mm. 21
Emmett 3927, Milne 4448
Maxentius
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507 viewsTacitus, 25 September 275 - 12 April 276 A.D.

Obverse:
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right

AK K Λ TAKITOC CEB

AK: AVTOKRATOR is the equivalent of the Latin Imperator, 'emperor'.
K Λ is an abbreviation for K AV IOC, 'Claudius' transliterated into Greek.
TOK: TAKITOC= Tacitus
CEB: SEBASTOS (greek indication for augustus).

With the pellet between TOC . CEB

Reverse:
ETOVC A (year 1)

Dikaiosyne standing left holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left. Diakaiosyne is the Greek equivalent of Aequitas ('Equity, Fair Dealing' to quote Sear).

Domination: Billon TETRAdrachm (4 drachms): size 21 mm

Mint: Alexandria, provincial.

Comment:
These Egyptian issues are not in RIC, but the old standard catalogue for these is Milne, where yours is no. 4492, with the pellet between TOC . CEB. They are also listed in the new Sear vol.III (though in not as much detail), where the nearest is 11831, which doesn't have the pellets in the obverse legend (Milne 4489). Other references : Curtis 1832, BMC 2403v ; Geissen 3115.
1 commentsJohn Schou
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41 viewsNERO - Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria - Year 12=65/66 AD.
Obv.:NERΩ KΛAΥ KAIΣ ΣEB ΓER, radiate bust right, wearing aegis
Rev.: AΥTOKPA, draped bust of Alexandria right in elephant skin headdress, LIB to right.
Gs. 12,65 mm. 26,9
Milne 238, Emmett 109

Maxentius
Thasos, Thrace hemidrachm, 510-490 BC.jpg
62 viewsISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-480 BC
AR Drachm (19mm, 2.42 g)
Ithyphallic satyr running right, carrying off protesting nymph
Quadripartite incuse square
Le Rider, Thasiennes 3; SNG Copenhagen 1016; HGC 6, 332
Ardatirion
Cherronesoshemidrachm1.jpg
44 viewsThracian Chersonese, Cherronesos AR Hemidrachm. 400-350 BC. Forepart of lion right, head turned back / quadripartite incuse with crested helmet, pellet and 'A' and 'E' monograms in parallel incuse squares.CANTANATRIX
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30 viewsCaesarea in Cappadocia, Caracalla, drachm, rev. Mount Argaeus, ET ID = Year 14 = 206 AD, Sydenham 474+Alexios
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150 viewsLOKRIS Locri Opuntii. Triobol or Hemidrachm, ca 330 bc (AR; 15mm; 2.68g; 11h) Head of Demeter with wreath of corn-ears to right. Rev. OPONTIWN Ajax advancing to right, between his legs, kantharos; symbol inside the shield, serpent.

BCD coll 99; De Luynes 1958.

5 commentspaul1888
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100 viewsSilver tetradrachm, Prieur 720 (1 example), SNG Paris 2331, Weber -, VF, 13.043g, 26.9mm, 180o, Aegeae mint, 132 - 133 A.D.; obverse AUTOKR KAIS TRAIA ADRIANO SEB P P, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse ETOUS •QOR• AIGEAIWN, eagle standing facing on harpe, wings spread, head turned right, goat in ex; rare;

Aegeae issued tetradrachms only during the reigns of Hadrian and Caracalla. The issues were probably related to visits of these emperors to the town or to its famous sanctuary of Asclepius. -- The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and Their Fractions from 57 BC to AD 253 by Michel and Karin Prieur

ex FORVM
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109 viewsAR drachm (4.26 gm), Lampsacus, ca. 310/9 - 309/8 BC.
Obverse: Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress.
Reverse: Zeus entroned left, holding eagle and sceptor, race torch under throne.
Ex:Freeman and Sear Mail Bid Sale 13, lot 696
6 commentspaul1888
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61 viewsTHRACE; Apollonia Pontica. Circa 450-400 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.76 gm; 12 mm).
Anchor between crayfish and A. / Gorgoneion with tongue protruding. SNG Cop. 454; SNG BM 162
2 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
SICYON_AR_Hemidrachm_Chimera_Dove_New.jpg
56 viewsSICYON, AR Hemidrachm. Chimera / Dove2 commentspaul1888
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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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82 views8 commentsMrCardon
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40 views2 commentsMrCardon
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61 viewsPtolemy III Euergetes. Ć 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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45 viewsCarinus
Alexandrian tetradrachm
A K M A KAPINOC CEB, Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Athena seated left on throne, with Nike on right hand and spear in left hand, shield beneath, LB across (year 2) 282-283AD
Emmett 4001, rated R3
1 commentstjaart
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42 viewsA K Λ ΔOM AΥΡHΛIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
ETOVC-S (year 6), eagle standing right, wreath in beak, palm behind.
1 commentstjaart
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93 viewsMacedonian Kingdom, Perseus, 179 - 168 B.C., Pseudo-Rhodian Coinage; Silver drachm, Ashton Pseudo-Rhodian Mainland pp. 29 - 30, Larissa Hoard p. 241 (N. Greece), SNG Keckman 793 - 795 (Thessaly), SNG Cop suppl. 358 (Peraea Rodia), EF, rose toning on luster, uncertain Thessaly mint, weight 2.675g, maximum diameter 16.8mm, die axis 180o, magistrate Hermias, c. 171 - 170 B.C.; obverse head of Helios facing slightly right; reverse ERMIAS (magistrate), rose, with bud right, I - W flanking stem

Ex: Forum (coin and picture)
6 commentspaul1888
Drachm_from_Ionia,_Magnesia.jpg
29 views Drachm from Ionia, Magnesia. AR18mm
Left field: Δ within wreath. Beneath throne: Ε
319-305 BC, Price 1983.
( Thanks Rover1.3 for the ID!)
Lee S
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45 viewsdidrachm, 330/290 BC
7.82 g
obv: head of Demeter left
rev: ear of grain, tongs to left, META to right
(Johnston C 4.20 (this coin); Rutter, Historia Numorum 1583)
from Ars Classica 15, Luzern 1930, No. 167, ex Künker e-Auction 17, No. 7
2 commentsareich
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13 viewsNERO
Billon Tetradrachm
25mm, 8.1 grams

OBV: NER KLAY KAIS SEB GER AYTO, Head of Nero right
REV: PRON NEOY SEBASTOY, Nero wearing a radiate crown seated left holding a map and scepter
LG to left = year 3
Milne 145
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21 viewsPHILIP I
Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria
28.5 mm, 13.9 grams

OBV: AVTOK K M IOVLI FILIPPOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
REV: DHMARC EXOVCIAC VPATOV, Eagle standing right with wreath in beak.
ANTIOXIA SC below.
PRIEUR 445.
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18 viewsPHILIP I
Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
26.3 mm, 11.9 grams

OBV: Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
REV: Eagle standing left, wreath in its beak.
ANTIOXIA in ex.
PRIEUR 443 CF
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43 viewsEGYPT, ALEXANDRIA, Gallienus (A.D. 253-268), Potin Tetradrachm, 10.77g., 23mm, Dated year 14 (A.D. 266/7), AVT K P LIK GALLIHNOC CEB, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev., eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak, L ID (date) before, palm behind, (Köln 2932; Dattari 5283; Milne 4145),


Provenance:

Ex Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Deaccessioned #88.230).

Purchased from Alfred Oscar van Lennep (1851-1913), Anglo-Dutch Numismatic and Antiquities Dealer (Smyrna, (Izmir) Turkey), January 5th, 1888.
paul1888
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61 viewsGREEK COIN. MACEDON. Neapolis. AR Hemidrachm, circa 424-350 BC.
Obv: Facing Gorgoneion with protruding tongue.
Rev: Head of Nymph right within circular incuse.
Silver. 1.97 grams.
SNG ANS.430
2 commentspaul1888
Samos_didrachm.jpg
110 viewsIslands off Ionia, Samos. Circa 310-300 BC. AR Didrachm (6.24 gm, 19mm). Asklepiades. Obv.: lion’s mask facing. Rev.: ΣΑ / [Α]ΣΚΛΗΠΙΑΔ[ΗΣ] Forepart of an ox to right, with a dotted truncation and an olive branch to right. Barron p. 214, 2 b (this coin). Ex:Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel - fixed price list 169 (1957), lot 183 commentspaul1888
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28 viewsKUSHAN: Vasu Deva I, ca. 191-230, AE tetradrachm (8.64g), Mitch-3409 ff, Siva & bull reverseSpongeBob
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26 viewsELIS, Olympia. AR Drachm (4.63g), c. 245-210 BC.

Eagle flying with hare in talons / Thunderbolt, F A in field. BCD 250. good Very Fine, old toning.

Ex: Dr. Paul Rynearson, with his handwritten tag.
Collecting Ancient Greek Coins (Paul Rynearson) 16d (this coin pictured).
paul1888
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39 viewsslands off Attica. Aegina circa 350-338 BC. Drachm AR
Islands off Attica. Aegina circa 350-338 BC.
Drachm AR

17mm., 5,53g.

A-[I] across field, land tortoise with segmented shell / A-IΓI in upper sections of refined skew punch, to lower left, dolphin.

Milbank pl. III, 5; SNG Copenhagen 525; HGC 6, 444.
3 commentspaul1888
Cherronesos_Hemidrachm.jpg
23 viewsCherronesos Hemidrachm
480-350 BCE

Obverse: Forepart of lion right, head turned
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square with alternating raised and sunken quarters; partial E and dolphin pellet in opposite sunken quarters

BMC 31
SNG Copenhagen 829
Weber 2413
SNG Leake 1704
2 commentsShea B
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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12 viewsAntonivs Protti
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11 viewsCALABRIA
TARENT
AR-Drachme, 302/280 v. Chr.; 3,22 g. Athenakopf r. mit attischem Helm, steinschleudernde Scylla als Helmzier//Eule r., r. Olivenzweig. Ravel, Vlasto 1047 ff.; Rutter, Historia Numorum 975. Sehr schön Exemplar der Sammlung Kochs. Ex: Dr. Eugen Nitsch, Auktion Adolph Hess Nachf. 236, Frankfurt am Main Monday, April 3, 1939, Nr. 69.
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35 viewsMacedonian Kingdom. Perseus. 179-168 B.C. AR drachm (15 mm, 2.60 g, 12 h). ca. 171/0 B.C. Aristokrates, magistrate. Head of Helios facing slightly right / P-O, rose with bud to left; in left field, club; above, magistrate's name: [ΑΡΙ]ΣΤΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ. R. J. H. Ashton, ""Clubs, Thunderbolts, Torches, Stars and Caducei: more Pseudo-Rhodian Drachms from Mainland Greece and the Islands,"" NC 162 (2002), 17 (A6/P5; this coin). Toned. Very fine.
Ex Naville V (18 June 1923), 2669. British Museum Duplicate, Ex: British Museum


The Pseudo-Rhodian drachms were struck, probably by the Macedonians under Perseus but possibly by the Romans, to pay for Mercenaries from Crete and Rhodes who would have been familiar with Rhodian coinage. The coins in the name of the magistrate Aristokrates with the club symbol in the field is the largest known individual issue of pseudo-Rhodian drachms from the Third Macedonian War, and used at least twenty-nine obverse dies.
paul1888
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32 viewsTHRACE, Odessos. Circa 280-225 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.44 g, 11h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedonia. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, monogram above civic monogram. Topalov, Odesos 23; Price 1151; HGC 3.2, 1584. Quant.Geek
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15 viewsELIS. Olympia. Circa 360 BC. AR hemidrachm (2.51 gm). Hera mint, time of the 106th-108th Olympiads. Head of the nymph Olympia right / Eagle with open wings standing right, head left. BCD 186paul1888
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7 viewsSouthern Gaul, Volcae-Tectosages. 1st century B.C. AR drachm (12 mm, 2.39 g). Head left with wild hair and Negroid features / Cross with one ring and three pellets in angles, crescents enclosing each quadrant. LT 2986Quant.Geek
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24 viewsIonia, Klazomenai. Silver Hemidrachm (1.99 g), ca. 380-360 BC. Kronax, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly left. Reverse: KΛ-A below, swan standing left; around, magistrate's name: KPΩ-NAΞ. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 16ff; cf. BMC 23ff. Very Rare.
From the Lee Rousseau Collection; Ex Gorny & Mosch 200 (12 October 2011), 1799.
The dies used to strike this handsome hemidrachm of Klazomenai are possibly the work of the famous artist Theodotos: they are reminiscent of the tetradrachm from dies of his that he signed in the British Museum's collection.
2 commentspaul1888
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23 viewsPtolemy/Selukid AE22 didrachm8.53g. Demetrios II / David C13
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2 Augustus Antioch Tetradrachm46 viewsAUGUSTUS
AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria. Regnal year 26 = 5 BC.

KAIΣAΡΟΣ ΣΕ—[ΒΑΣΤΟΥ], laureate head of Augustus right / ΕΤΟΥΣ ςΚ ΝΙΚΗΣ, Tyche of Antioch seated on rock, holding palm branch, river Orontes swimming at her feet, ΥΠΑ monogram & IB (= COS XII) in r. field above ANT AYT monogram.

Prieur 50, RPC 4151 Good Fine
RI0013
2 commentsSosius
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7 Galba 38 viewsGalba
Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria.
Year 1 = 68 AD.
ΛΟΥΚ ΛΙΒ ΣΟΥΛΠ ΓΑΛΒΑ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ, laureate head right, LA before / ΕΛΕΥ-ΘΕΡΙΑ, Eleutheria standing half-left, holding wreath and sceptre, and leaning on column.
Köln 220, milne 311
Ex Nilus Coins
RE0001
1 commentsSosius
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Nero Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria. 262 viewsRare. unlisted type9 commentsRandygeki(h2)
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Silver drachm of King Kumaragupta I (414 - 455 AD), Gupta Empire32 viewsBust of king, right / Formalized Garuda standing facing with spread wings. In Brahmi:'Parama-bhagavata rajahiraja Sri Kumaragupta Mahendraditya'. 14 mm, 2.2 grams. Mitchiner ACW 4845 - 4854.Antonio Protti
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10 Vespasian and Titus29 viewsVespasian, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D., Antioch, Syria

Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 113, McAlee 336, RPC II 1947, Wruck 86, aVF, Antioch mint, weight 13.89g, maximum diameter 24.3mm, die axis 0o, 70 - 71 A.D.; obverse ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤ ΚΑΙΣΑ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΥ, laureate bust right; reverse ETOYC Γ IEPOY (Holy Year 3), eagle standing left on club, wings spread, palm frond left; ex CNG auction 149, lot 286; ex Garth R. Drewry Collection, ex Harmer Rooke (26-28 March 1973), lot 488 (part of).

Struck to pay Titus' legions during and after the First Jewish Revolt. RPC notes c. 320 different dies indicate 6,500,000 Syrian tetradrachms might have been minted. This was the quantity Titus would have needed to pay his four legions. Hoard evidence finds many of these types in Judaea confirming they were used to pay the legions.

Purchased from FORVM!
RI0002
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10 Vespasian AR of Caesarea14 viewsVESPASIAN
AR hemidrachm, Caesarea mint (1.7g), c. 69 - 79 A.D.

O: AYOKP KAICAP OVECΠACIANOC CEBA, laureate head right

R: Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm

RPC II 1659, BMC p. 47, 17, VF
RI0063
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14 Trajan30 viewsPHOENICIA, Tyre. Trajan. AD 98-117. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 13.88 g, 10h). Struck AD 110/1. Laureate head right; below, club left and eagle standing right / Tyche seated right on rock, holding grain ears; below, river god Orontes swimming right, head left. McAlee 470; Prieur 1498. VF.

Ex CNG
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14 Trajan AR Drachm of Caesarea20 viewsTRAJAN
AR Drachm of Bostra, Arabia
AVTOK P KAIC NEP TRAIAN CEB ΓEPM ΔAK, Laureate bust right, drapery over left shoulder (die crack on chin) / ΔHMAPX EΞΥΠATOC, Arabia standing facing, looking left, holding branch and bundle of cinnamon sticks, to left a camel
SNG ANS 1155
Thanks you FORVM member Benito for helping attribute this coin.
RI0114
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15 Hadrian74 viewsHADRIAN
BI tetradrachm, Alexandria mint, 11.1g, 25.1mm
29 Aug 125 - 28 Aug 126 A.D.
ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ Α∆ΡΙΑ CΕΒ, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis, from behind / L ∆Ε KATOV (year 10), Canopus jar of Osiris, ornamented with figures, wearing crown of horns, uraei disk, and plumes
Kampmann-Ganschow 32.351; Geissen 903; Dattari 1326; Milne 1154; BMC Alexandria p. 75, 630; Emmett 827
Choice gVF
Purchased from FORVM

Note that at some point in this coin's history, it seems to have been used a host for very poor quality fakes. After discussion on the FORVM board, I am comfortable that this coin is indeed the original. Shame on the former owner that used it for copies!

During the mummification process, large organs, such as the liver, lungs, stomach and intestines were extracted and placed in four jars. In the Ptolemaic period, the Greeks called these jars "canopic jars," relating them to the deity of the old city Canop (now a village in Abu Kyr). The heart was left in the body because it held the spirit, understanding and senses and would be needed on the Day of Judgment in the underworld. -- FORVM
RI0073
3 commentsSosius
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15.25 Hadrian and Sabina69 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian. AD 117-138. BI Tetradrachm (25mm, 12.94 g, 12h). Dated RY 18 (AD 133/4). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right / Draped bust of Sabina right, wearing stephane; L–IH (date) across field. Köln 1093; Dattari (Savio) 1255; K&G 32.572. VF, find patina, slight die shift on obverse.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 34 (6 May 1995), lot 331.

Ex CNG eAuction 318
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2.5 Phillip II10 viewsPhilip II
AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria
25mm, 11.98g

Laureate bust of Philip II right / Eagle, wings spread, facing left, with wreath in beak.

Fitz 5917
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25 Caracalla18 viewsCARACALLA
AR Tetradrachm. 13g, 26mm
Syria, Laodicea ad Mare.
Struck circa 215-217AD

Laureate head right / Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak; star between legs.

McAlee, Severan, Group 6, 40; Prieur 1179
aVF, Ex Amphora Coins. Hendin COA.
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27 Macrinus19 viewsMACRINUS
AR Tetradrachm of Phoenicia, Tyre. AD 217-8. (11g, 25.6mm)

AYT K M OP CE MAKPINOC CE, laureate bust right, with drapery at front of truncation / DHMAPX EX YPATOC PP, eagle standing on club facing, head left, murex shell between legs.

Prieur 1555
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29.6 Aquilia Severa - Wife of Elagabalus31 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Aquilia Severa. Augusta, AD 220-221 & 221-222. Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 11.63 g, 11h). Dated RY 4 of Elagabalus (AD 220/1). Draped bust right / Homonoia standing left, right hand raised, holding double cornucopia with left; L Δ (date) to left. Köln 2369; Dattari (Savio) 4178; K&G 58.3. Near VF, dark brown patina, light porosity.

Ex CNG eAuction 318
Sosius
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32 Gordian I Africanus60 viewsGORDIAN I
BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt (22mm, 12.90 g, 12h). Dated RY 1 (AD 238)

AK M AN ΓOPΔIANOC CЄM AΦP, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike seated left; LA (date) to left.

Köln 2602; Dattari 4659; K&G 68.10. Good VF, untouched brown patina with scattered red and green.
Ex Editions V. Gadoury, Auction 2012, 1 December 2012, Monaco, Lot 335.
Ex CNG 93, May 2013
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4110 viewsClaudius 41-54 AD
Tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Year 6
Rev: Messalina, 3rd wife of Claudius, holding two small children (Claudia Octavia and Britannicus) in outstretched hand
RPC I 5164
mauseus
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4996A EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian Tetradrachm 117-18 AD Harpocrates standing28 viewsReference.
RPC III, 4996A; Emmett 850.2; Dattari 1375

http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/3/4996A/

Issue L B = year 2

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΝΟС (sic) ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС
Laureate head right; drapery on left shoulder

Rev. LB
Harpocrates standing facing, raising hand to mouth and holding cornucopia, leaning on column.

13.60 gr
23 mm
12h
okidoki
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6023 viewsPseudo-Autonomous
Rhodes
AE 35mm (drachm)
c.31BC - 60AD
Obverse: Head of Dionysus right, radiate and with ivy leaf wreath
Reverse: Nike, right, with palm and aphlastron, on prow
Magistrate: Hypsikles
RPC I 2761
As this coin is listed in RPC I there is enough justification, for me at least, to include it in my "Diverse Roman" gallery.
mauseus
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6936 viewsOtho 69 AD
AR tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Obv "AYTOK MAPK OΘΩNOΣ KAIΣ ΣEB, LA"
Laureate bust right
Rev "EΛEYΘEPIA"
Eleutheria standing left holding wreath and transverse sceptre, leaning on a column
RPC I 5359, Milne 365
3 commentsmauseus
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9820 viewsTrajan 98-117 AD
AR didrachm
Caesarea in Cappadocia
Laureate draped bust right
Statue on top of Mount Argaeus
Sydenham 157
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Alexander I Balas 152 - 145 B.C.12 views Alexander I Balas 152 - 145 B.C. Ar drachm 17.1~17.8mm. 3.43g. Obv: Diademed head right. Obv: BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing arrow, resting hand on grounded bow. Symbol: (outer left) cornucopia. SC 1785ddwau
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Ancient Greece (Thessaly), silver pseudo-Rhodian drachm struck by King Perseus of Macedon, ca. 175-170 BC26 views1 commentslordmarcovan
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Apollonia - Ceka 115.24 viewsIllyria, Apollonia After 229 BC
AR Drachm.
TIMHN, Cow standing left, looking back at suckling calf, Gamma AK monogram below.
APOL DAMOFWNTOS around square with double stellate pattern.
xokleng
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Athens18 viewsATTICA, Athens.
Circa 454-404 BC.
AR Tetradrachm
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Athens New Style Tetradrachm 146/5 BC19 viewsObs : Athena Parthenos right in tri-form helmet
34 mm Thompson issue 18
Thompson catalogue:Obs Gaziantep 146?:Rev NEW?
Rev : ΑΘΕ ethnic
Owl standing on overturned panathenaic amphora
below control mark ME
2 magistrates : XAPΙ ΗPA
RF symbol : Cock with Palm
All within a surrounding olive wreath
cicerokid
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ATTICA,Athens. AR tetradrachm72 viewsThomson 31b/bmc 445/ 135-134bc
obv: Helmeted head of Athena bust R.
rev: Owl std.r.head facing on amphora. Magistrates name in field
Asklepios std.l. holding serpent. intwined scepter. Z on amphora,delta
I below. all within wreath
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Aulus Gabinius - AR Tetradrachm7 viewsin the name of Philip I
57-55 BC
Antioch
diademed head of Philip I right
Zeus seated left holding Nike and scepter
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΦIΛIΠΠOY // EΠIΦANOYΣ / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY
(AYΓB)
Prieur 1; McAlee 1; RPC I
ex Savoca
Johny SYSEL
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Baktrian Kingdom, Diodotos I, ca. 255/250-240 BC, AR Tetradrachm 27 viewsDiademed head of Diodotos I right.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY Zeus advancing left hurling thunderbolt, eagle at feet, ΙΔΤ (Iota, Delta, Sampi) monogram in inner left field.

Holt A6.4 (this coin); Kritt A6 (plate 2 A6 this coin); CSE 1294 (this coin); SNG Lockett 3109 (this coin ID: SNGuk_0300_3109); Pozzi 2945 (this coin); ESM 717α (this coin); SNG ANS 77; SC 631.a; Bopearachchi 2E; Mitchiner 64d; Qunduz 6; HGC 9, 243.
Mint "A" - Ai Khanoum

(26 mm, 15.73 g, 6h).
Herakles Numismatics; ex- Houghton Collection (CSE 1294); ex- Lockett Collection (SNGLockett 3109); ex- Pozzi Collection: Naville Sale I (1921) 2945 (sold for CHF 35).

This coin has a very distinguished provenance and has been published as plate coin in four reference works.

The emission with the ΙΔΤ (Iota, Delta Sampi) mint control mark is the most abundant of the Diodotid issues, representing about 13% of known Diodotid precious metal coins. The same control carries over into the early coinage of Euthydemos, although eventually displaced by the PK control monogram after 208/6 BC when Antiochos III captured Ai Khanoum while Euthydemos remained besieged at Baktra, after which it appears that Baktra/Balkh assumed the role of primary royal mint in Baktria. In is notable that the Archaic Greek letter Sampi forms the bottom of the ΙΔΤ monogram. It is an Archaic Greek form of a double Sigma that persisted in Greek dialects of Asia Minor. Many Greek settlers from Asia Minor migrated to Baktria, including the illustrious ruler Euthydemos from Magnesia in either Lydia, or Ionia. The archaic Greek Sampi possibly traveled to Baktria with the earliest Greek settlers from Asia Minor.
n.igma
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Claudius II - Alexandria6 viewsBI Tetradrachm
29 Aug 270 - 28 Aug 271 AD
laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind
AVT K KΛAV_ΔIOC CEB
eagle standing right, wreath in beak, palm under wing
L_Γ
Dattari 5413; Milne 4291; Geissen 3047; Curtis 1687; BMC Alexandria p. 303, 2336
11,2g
ex Petr Schimandl
Johny SYSEL
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Demetrios II Nikator, Second reign, 129-125 BC. Silver tetradrachm. Tyre.44 viewsObv: Diademed head of king right.
Rev: Eagle standing on prow left, with palm branch, club surmounted by monogram and monogram in inner left field, two monograms in inner right field, monogram between legs.
References: SC 2195.5b. Newell 179. Hoover 1122.
28 mm, 13,23 g.
1 commentsCanaan
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Egypt, Alexandria. Domitian. A.D. 81-96. AE drachm.41 views
Egypt, Alexandria. Domitian. A.D. 81-96. AE drachm (34.7 mm, 23.61 g, 11 h). Alexandria mint, Struck A.D. 95/6. [AVT KAIC ΘЄ] OVIOC ΔOMIT [CЄB ΓЄPM], laureate head of Domitian right / Frontal elevation of triumphal arch; L - IE ( yr. 15 = A.D. 95/6 ). Emmett 257.15. Near VF / VF, very dark green smooth patina. Scarce (Emmett "frequency" 2).
From the D. Thomas Collection; Wz Group CEM; Ex Walter Niggeler Collection; Ex Bank Leu/Munzen und Medallien.
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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)
Lee S
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ILIRIA - DIRRAQUIO/EPIDAMNOS20 viewsAR dracma 18X16 mm 2.4 gr.

Anv: "MENIΣ [KOΣ ]" (Nombre de la Autoridad Monetaria que la acuńa), 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 diseńos 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 diseńo 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 diseńo general debe representar tanto el diseńo 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 diseńo 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 diseńo del reverso en su artículo sobre la moneda arcaica de Korkyra ("Ŕ props du monnayage archaďque 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 diseńo del reverso podría haber sido inspirada por esto, y no en el jardín de ALKINOOS que detalla Homero.

Acuńación: 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
mdelvalle
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IONIA, CHIOS12 viewsCa 400-380 BC
AR Drachm 13 mm, 3.63 g
O: Sphinx seated left; amphora surmounted by grapes to left
R: Quadripartite granulated incuse square
Chios; BMC 17-8
ex Roma Numismatics auction
laney
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ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos15 viewsAR Tetradrachm
36 mm, 16,5 g.
SNG Cop 1149
xokleng
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Kings of Macedon, Alexander III the Great, 336-323 BC, AR Tetradrachm - Amphipolis Mint under Antipater91 viewsHead of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress.
AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; janiform head vase in left field. Graffiti in upper left field - Aramaic kaph (k) and sadhe (s).

Price 6; Troxell, Studies, Issue A3; SNG Cop 660; Muller 853.
Struck at Amphipolis in the period 332-329 BC.

(29 mm, 17.15 g, 2h)

This is one of the first emissions of Alexander’s coinage struck in his homeland, albeit about three years after he departed for Asia Minor. Recent scholarship places the start of Alexander’s distinctive coinage in 333/2 BC at Tarsos, in eastern Asia Minor, shortly after which the design was transferred to Macedonia where Alexander’s coinage was struck under the authority of his regent in Greece, Antipater. Die studies indicate that this coin was from the fourth tetradrachm emission of a mint in Macedonia, most probably Amphipolis. It was most probably struck in the period 332-329 BC. The Aramaic graffiti on the reverse, plus the obverse reverse rim test cut are pointers to the likelihood that this coin travelled beyond its location of issue in Macedonia, into the eastern Mediterranean where Aramaic was the main spoken language.
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Lysimachos 38 viewsLysimachos
Drachm Colophon 301-297 b.c

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ;Zeus on throne holding eagle; forepart of lion and torch at left field, pentagram under throne

17.31mm 4.10gm

Price L26 ; Thompson 126
maik
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Lysimachos Alexander the Great Portrait Coin126 viewsLysimachos, Portrait of Alexander the Great, Kingdon of Thrace, Silver tetradrachm, (Posthumous issue c. 280 - 200 BC), 16.675g, 30.6mm, die axis 0o, Müller 460, Thompson -, SNG Cop -, SNG UK -, uncertain mint,
OBV: Diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon
REV: BASILEWS LUSIMACOU, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike crowning name with wreath in right,
resting left arm on shield at side, transverse spear behind, bow case inner left

EX: Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale (18 Sep 2008), lot 20015; EX: Forum Ancient Coins
3 commentsRomanorvm
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Macedon,Alexander III. AR tetradrachm35 viewsprice 1679 / Themnos mint /188-170BC
obv: head of Herakles r. wearing lion-skin
rev: Zeus Aetophoros seated l. M l. in field. monograms
above oinoche withen vine tendril,eagle and sceptre
1 commentshill132
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC187 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino
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Macedonia, Alexander III, Ar drachm31 viewsPrice 1382 / 310-301 BC
obv: Head of young Heraclea r. wearing lion-skin headdress
rev: ALEXANDROU Zues enthrond l. holding eagle and scepter forpart of
Pegasus l. monogram NO below throne
hill132
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Macedonian Kingdom: Philip III Arrhidaios (323-317 BCE) AR Drachm, Abydus (ADM II series VIII, 124-5)23 viewsObv: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Rev: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ; Zeus Aëtophoros seated left on backless throne; right leg drawn back, feet on stool, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; branch upward in left field, horse leg left below throne
Dim: 17mm, 4.27 gm, 5h
Quant.Geek
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Maximianus Herculius, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Eirene13 viewsObv:– A K M OYA MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene, standing left, holding live branch and transverse sceptre.
Minted in Alexandria (L | A). A.D. 285-286
Reference:– Milne 4778. Emmett 4113(1) R1. Curtis 2064. BMC 2553. Dattari 5859
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Maximianus, Roman Provincial Egypt 15 viewsMaximianus Billion tetradrachm 285-310 CE.
Obverse: MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed head right.
Reverse: Nike flying left, wreath in right hand, palm over shoulder jn left.
S/L (YEAR 6) left, star right. Alexandria mint.
20.6 mm., 7.5 g., Alexandria 2577
NORMAN K
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Mithradates II34 viewsParthian Kingdom, Mithradates II 123-88 BC, Drachm, 4.16g: Obv: Diademed bust of Mithradates left Rev: Archer seated right, legend around. Sellwood 27.1. Rhagae mint1 commentsecoli
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Paramaras of Malwa, c. 1150 - 1300 CE (Omkara)16 viewsSilver drachm of the Paramaras of Malwa, c. 1150 - 1300 CE (12MM / 4.32 gr)
Mint- Omkara Mandhata Monastery, Malwa;
Obverse: Degenerated Indo-Sasanian style bust, Brahmi letter "ja" in left field, circle in front of bust .
Reverse: Crude fire altar with legend Sri Omkara on shaft.
MNI 436-440
Paul R3
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Parthian empire. AR drachm35 viewsSellwood 28.3 Ekbatana mint. 122-91 BC
obv:Mithradates II dia. bust l. wearing tiara
rev: BASILEWS BASI-LEWN MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIFANDS
Arsakes seated R.on throne holding bow
1 commentshill132
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Philip II, Alexandria, Billion Tetredrachm20 viewsRoman Empire, Philip II, 247-249
Billion.-Tetradrachm year 5 = 247, Egypt, city of Alexandria.
Obverse: AKM IOV FILIPPOC EVC, bust right
Reverse:. Homonoia with double cornucopia, LE in left field=year 5.
24mm, 13.2 g., Datt. 5057, BMC 16.267.2059
sold 1-2018

Billion is an alloy of precious metal, mostly silver, with a mixture or base metal such as copper. Many Roman coins from the 2nd and 3rd century are made of billion because of debasements of the denarius and the tetradrachm.
NORMAN K
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Phraates IV (38 -2 BC) AR Tetradrachm 286 SE /26 BC52 viewsObv: Phraates diademed and cuirassed bust left with long pointed beard - no royal wart on forehead.
Rev: The king enthroned r. being presented with a palm branch by Tyche, standing l. before him holding cornucopiae with pellet above arm. Seleucid date 286 (C Pi Sigma) above palm. Greek inscription in 7 lines BASILEOS/BASILEON; on r. ARSAKOY/EUERGETOY' below [DIKAOY]; on l. EPIPHANOUS/PHILELLANOS; month off flan below
Wt 14.1 gm, 26.3 mm, Sellwood type 55

The coin could be that of Tiridates I who also ruled for a few months in 26 BC. The features of the king on this coin are much closer to that of Phraates than of much rarer Tiridates I according to a reclassification of Sellwood types by deCallatay and this is the most believable. The lower lines of the inscription would also settle the issue but are lost on this coin.
Early coins of the Parthian empire showed strong Greek empahasis on classical Greek forms and humanism which is gradually lost as the empire matured and finally decayed. The coins become schematic and emphasize suface ornament rather than sculptural quality. One senses from the portrait of Phraates that brutality was a prerequisite for Parthian kings who routinely bumped off fathers and brothers in their rise to power. Like the Spartans, they had a powerful empire in their time but its contribution to civilization was limited in the long term.
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Probus Billon Tetradrachm Aug 29 A.D. 277 - Aug 28 A.D. 278, cf. Dattari 5545; Milne 4557; Curtis 1890; Geissen 3134; Kampmann-Ganschow 112.15; BMC Alexandria p. 314, 242326 viewsA K M AVP ΠPOBOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, modius on head, rudder on globe in right, cornucopia in left, LΓ (?, year 3) above left. Alexandria mint.
Maximum Diameter: 19.7 mm
Weight: 7.58 g
2 commentsTheEmpireNeverEnded
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Probus, Egypt, Alexandria BI tetradrachm84 viewsEgypt, Alexandria. Probus. A.D. 276-282. BI tetradrachm (20.8 mm, 8.07 g)
Dated RY 3 = A.D. 277/8.
Obverse: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CEB, laureate and draped bust right
Reverse: L-Γ,( year 3) eagle standing facing, head right, with wreath in its beak. Milne 4566; Curtis 1867; Emmett 3985.
1 commentsNORMAN K
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Ptolemy XII Auletes AR Tetradrachm, 72 BC74 viewsOBV: Diademed head right in aegis
REV: Eagle standing left on Thunderbolt; PTOLEMAIOY BASILEWS, [Pi A] in right field; Dated L.Theta (Year 9)

This coin was minted in the ninth year of Ptolemy XII Auletes. Svoronos originally ascribed this coin type to year 9 of Cleopatra VII (43 BC) but was reattributed by Regling to her father. This re-attribution is generally accepted. The coin is of relatively low-grade silver (ca 30%) and flat-struck on the obverse.
Svoronos 1856, Ref. Svoronos on-line
wt 13.8 gm
1 commentsdaverino
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Punic occupation half shekel78 viewsNude youth on horseback to left, crowning horse with wreath; IΩ to right, ΣΩΓENHΣ below

Taras astride dolphin to left, holding cornucopiae and Nike who crowns him with wreath; TAPAΣ below.

Calabria, Tarentum ; Punic occupation, circa 212-209 BC

AR Reduced didrachm or Half-Shekel.

2.69g chipped otherwise VF+

Vlasto 975-7; HN Italy 1079.

Ex-ANE

Rare!

The climax of the Carthaginian invasion of Italy was reached when Tarentum changed sides in 212 BC. The takeover of the city was a carefully planned coup by Hannibal and members of the city's democratic faction who opened the gates to Hannibal's army. The Carthaginians failed to take the citadel, but subsequent fortifications around this enemy stronghold enabled the city to remain under Punic control. Hannibal installed his own magistrates and struck coinage based on the Punic half shekel standard.
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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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SOLD Alexander 1 Balas Tetradrachm 147/6 BC SOLD7 views SOLD Obv : Diademed head of Alexander 1 Balas in reeded border
30.5 mm 16.25gm SC 1784.8i,
Antioch on the Orontes mint
Rev: Nike offering wreath to Zeus seated left
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ
Theta within Delta monogram inner LF
Exergue : 166 ( SE date = 147/6 BC) Φ SOLD
cicerokid
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SOLD Antiochus 1 Soter 281-261 BC Posthumous Tetradrachm SOLD11 views SOLD Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus 1 facing right
Reverse: Apollo sitting on ompholos testing arrow in RH, LH holding grounded bow.
2 monograms, one in each field
Ins- ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ
A posthumous coinage from the reign of Antiochus 11
Mint of Seleucia on the Tigris
SC 587.1c 17g 29.5mm SOLD
cicerokid
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SOLD Antiochus V11 Sidetes Tetradrachm 138-129 BC SOLD7 viewsSOLD Obs - Diademed head of Antiochus V11 in fillet border
16.32g 29mm SC 2061.4e
Antioch on the Orontes mint
Rev- Athena holding Nike presenting wreath left , right, hand on shield proping up spear
Ins- ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΙΓΕΡΟΥ surrounded by wreath
Control marks Monogram composing ΔΙ below A before Athena left Right above shield, A above M
An early Cappadocian copy emission 4 obs A14 (Krenkal & Lorber 2009) SOLD
cicerokid
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SOLD Antiochus V111 "Grypos" 121-98/6 BC Tetradrachm SOLD8 viewsSOLD Obverse Antiochus In fillet border
32mm 16.27gm
Struck 115/13 B.C. Ake-Ptolemais mint
SC 2336.2a
Reverse.. Zeus Ouranos
Ins: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Control mark ΔΡ left field
All surrounded by a wreath SOLD
cicerokid
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SOLD Demetrios 1 Soter 155/4 BC Tetradrachm SOLD7 views SOLD Obv: Diademed head of Demetrios right in wreathed border
31mm 16.71g SC 1641.3a
Antioch Mint
REV: Tyche holding sceptre and cornucopia, seated Left on throne supported by Tritoness right.
2 monograms in LF
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ
HNP ( SE 158 ) in exergue SOLD
cicerokid
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SOLD Thasos Dionysus Imitative Tetradrachm after 148 BC SOLD17 viewsSOLD Obverse - Dionysus with flowers in his hair and head band.
32.15mm 16.67gm
Reverse- Herekles naked with chlamys cloak & club
M in left field
HPAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ ΘAΣIΩN,
SOLD

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Severus_Alexander_tetradrachm,_ex_Boyd.jpg
Alexandria BI tetradrachm of Severus Alexander, 224-225 AD106 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235
BI Tetradrachm
Dated RY 5 (AD 225/6)
Laureate, draped bust r.
A KAI MAP AVP CEV AΛEΞANΔO CEV
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Diakosyne standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia and scales; LЄ to left
K&G 62.58; Köln 2428-9; Dattari 4293

Ex W.C. Boyd Collection (Baldwin's 42, 26 September 2005), lot 207 (part of); purchased from Spink, January 1895
Ardatirion
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88 viewsTHESSALY, The Oitaioi. Circa 167-146 BC.
AR Hemidrachm (15mm, 2.30 g, 1h)
Herakleia Trachinia mint
Lion’s head left, spear in its jaws
OITAI downward to right, ΩN downward to left, Herakles standing facing, holding club in both hands
Valassiadis 9; BCD Thessaly II 494 (same obverse die)

Ex BCD Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 290), lot 57; Peus 384 (2 November 2005), lot 199; Vinchon (20 May 1959), lot 483; M. Ratto 11 (16 May 1935), lot 239; R. Ratto (4 April 1927), lot 1023; Naville-Ars Classica V (18 June 1923), lot 1764
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EpirFake.jpg
"Epirus, the Epeirote Republic, Didrachm size modern fake, genuine drachm prototypes dated 234-168 BC. "69 viewsEpirus, the Epeirote Republic, modern fake, genuine drachm prototypes dated 234-168 BC.,
Didrachm size (ř 22 mm / 8,50 g), silver, axes about coin alignment ↑↓ (ca. 160°), edge: 50 % filed, 50 % hammered,
Obv.: A· , laureate head of Zeus Dodonaios right, A· behind, dotted border.
Rev.: AΠEI / PΩTAN , eagle standing right on thunderbolt, all within oak wreath, dotted border.
for prototype cf. BMC p. 89, no. 14 (drachm size 4,5-5,0 g., AI· -monogram behind head on obverse) ; - Dewing 1444 (same) ; Franke, - Epirus 100 (same) ; - SNG Cop. 108ff. ; for a drachm showing similar style cf. http://www.acsearch.info/search.html?id=748945 (also a fake?) .

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(00001) OCTAVIA (with MARK ANTONY)72 viewsOctavia
(sister of Augustus; 4th wife of Mark Antony)
b. 69 BC- d. 11 BC
AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm 27 mm - 11.35 g; struck 39 BC
O: M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers
R: III. VIR. R.P.C, draped bust of Octavia right above cista; flanked by coiled snakes.
Ephesus mint.
RPC I 2201; CRI 262; Sydenham 1197; RSC 2.
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nero_popp_alexandria~0.jpg
(0062) POPPAEA31 views(wife of Nero)
Struck 64/65 AD Egypt-Alexandria
AR Tetradrachm 24 mm, 11.30 g
O: NERW KLAU KAIS SEB [GER AU] Radiate head right
R: POPPAIA SEBASTH Draped bust of Poppaea right
L IA in lower right field (Year 11)
Egypt, Alexandria
Emmett 128; Milne 223; Curtis 143; BMC 124; Glasgow 168
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hadrianserpent.jpg
(0117) HADRIAN47 views117 - 138 AD
Struck 138 AD
BILLON TETRADRACHM 12.78 g
O: HEAD OF HADRIAN, RIGHT
R: AGATHODAEMON SERPENT ERECT, RIGHT, WEARING SKHENT AND SUPPORTING A WINGED CADUCEUS IN ITS FOLD
MILNE 946 (year 4)
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN EGYPT
(ex Aegean Numismatics)
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(0117) HADRIAN40 views117-138 AD
(struck 133-134 AD)
Ć 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) HADRIAN38 views117 - 138 AD
Struck 138 AD
BILLON TETRADRACHM 12.78 g
O: HEAD OF HADRIAN, RIGHT
R: AGATHADAEMON SERPENT ERECT, RIGHT, WEARING SKHENT AND SUPPORTING A WINGED CADUCEUS IN ITS FOLD
MILNE 946 (year 4)
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN EGYPT
(ex Aegean Numismatics)
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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 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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(0145) FAUSTINA II43 viewsAE drachm 32 x 30.5 mm; 18.52 g
Dated year 20 = AD 156-157.
O: [FAVCTINA CEBACTH], draped bust right
R: L-K, Kybele seated left between two seated lions, holding patera and resting arm on drum.
Egypt, Alexandria; Milne 2330; Emmett 1992.
(from Dave Surber collection)
d.s.

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(0217) DIADUMENIAN as Caesar39 views217 - 218 AD
AR tetradrachm 24.5 mm max; 11.92 g
O: AVT K M OPEL ANTONEINOC Radiate draped bust of Diadumenian right
R: DMARX CZVPATOC eagle facing, wings spread, head right, lion walking between legs;
Cyrrhestica, Syria; cf Prieur 947; Bellinger 108. Rare
d.s.
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(0222) SEVERUS ALEXANDER (as Caesar)38 views222 - 235 AD
struck ca. 222 AD
BI TETRADRACHM 22 mm 11.82 g
Dated RY 5 of Elagabalus (AD 221/2)
O: Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from front
R: Sarapis standing facing, head right, with hand on hip, holding sceptre; L-E (date) across fields.
EGYPT, ALEXANDRIA
Köln 2398; Dattari 4247; Milne 2859; Emmett 3082
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antioch_eagle.jpg
(0251) VOLUSIAN69 views251 - 253 AD
Billon Tetradrachm 26 mm 10.08 g
O: AVTOK K G AFIN GAL OVEND OVOLOVCCIANOC CEB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust R
R: DHMAPX EXOVCIAC, eagle standing right with head turned left and wreasth in beak, S (officina) between legs, SC in ex.
Antioch, Syria
Prieur 699 (Rare officina)
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salonina_tet~0.jpg
(0253) SALONINA33 views(wife of Gallienus; mother of emperors Valerian II and Saloninus) 253 - 268 AD
AE TETRADRACHM 21.5 mm 11.28 g
O: KORNHLIA SALWNINA CEB
DIAD DR BUST R
R: TYCHE SEATED L HOLDING RUDDER AND CORNUCOPIA
ALEXANDRIA
MILNE 3490
(SEAR III 10699)
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(0253) SALONINA61 views(wife of Gallienus; mother of emperors Valerian II and Saloninus)
253 - 268 AD
struck year 4 of joint rule of Gallienus and Valerian I
AE TETRADRACHM 21.5 mm 11.28 g
O: KORNHLIA SALWNINA CEB Diademed draped bust right
R: Tyche seated left,holding rudder and cornucopia, LD (year 4) above left
ALEXANDRIA; Emmett 3760a (see also Milne 3940; Sear III 10699). Rare
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claud_ii_alexandria_res.jpg
(0268) CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS59 views268 - 270 AD
Struck Sept. 268 - Aug. 269 AD (year 1)
Billon Tetradrachm 22 mm 8.62 g
O: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R: Eagle standing R, looking back, holding wreath in beak, date AL (year 1) right;
Geissen 3015, Curtis 1670, BMC 2331
Alexandria, Roman Provincial Egypt
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(0270) AURELIAN15 views270-275 AD
struck 274/275
Billon Tetradrachm, 20 mm; 8.53 g O: A KΛΔΟ M AVPHΛΙΑΝΟC CEB, laurate and bearded bust right of Aurelian.
O: A KΛΔΟ M AVPHΛΙΑΝΟC CEB, laurate and bearded bust of Aurelian right.
R: ETOYC S ( = year 6 AD 274/75), Nike advancing right holding wreath in front, palm branch behind left shoulder.
Egypt, Alexandria; Ref: Emmett 3947 ( Rarity 4 )
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(0270) AURELIAN & VABALATHUS37 views270 - 275 AD
Struck 270/271 AD (year 2 of Aurelian, year 5 of Vabalathus)
AE Potin Tetradrachm 20 mm 8.57 g
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aurelian right; L-B (B=year 2)
R: Laureate, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vaballathus right; L-E (E=year 5)
Alexandria
Emmett 3914; Milne 4330
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(0275) TACITUS--ALEXANDRIA29 views275 - 276 AD
Potin Tetradrachm 21 mm 7.03 g
Obverse: A K KL TAKITOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: ETOYC-A (year 1)across fields, eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in its beak.
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN EGYPT
Milne 4502 / Dattari 551
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(0276) PROBUS 22 views276 - 282 AD
(struck 278/279--year 3)
Billon Tetradrachm 19.5 mm max., 7.32 g
O: AKM AVP ΠPOBOC CEB,laurate, bearded bust right of Probus.
R: Tyche standing left holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left, upper left field regnal year LΓ ( year 3)
Egypt, Alexandria
Ref:SNG Cop 924-925, Emmett 3994
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(0283) CARINUS29 views283 - 285 AD
struck 282/283 AD (reignal year 1)
Potin Tetradrachm 19 mm, 7.86 g.
O: A KMA KAPINOC K, laureate and cuirassed bust right
R: Eagle standing between two standards, LA above.
Alexandria
Köln 3170; Dattari 5578; Milne 4679; Curtis 1913
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(0283) CARINUS35 views283 - 285 AD
(Struck Year 3=284 AD)
AE Tetradrachm 18 mm 5.42 g
O: A K MA KA_PINOC CEB Laureate, cuirassed bust right
R: ETOVC Homonoia standing facing, head left, right hand raised, double cornucopiae in left
Gamma &G; in right field
Alexandria, Egypt
Emmett 4009; Milne 4737; Curtis 1522; BMC 2455
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(0283) CARINUS--ALEXANDRIA34 views283 - 285 AD
BI POTIN TETRADRACHM 19 mm 6.70 g
O: A K M A KAPINOC CEB laureate and cuirassed bust right
R: L-B around Elpis standing left holding flower and hem of skirt
Alexandria, Roman Provincial Egypt
Emmett 4007
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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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(0283) NUMERIAN, AS CAESAR67 views283-284 AD
Billon Potin Tetradrachm 19.5 mm 7.78g
O: A K M A NOVMEPIANOC K C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Numerian right
R: Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae; L-A (Year 1) in upper left field.
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN EGYPT
Reference: Dattari 5600, Emmett 4015
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(0284) DIOCLETIAN28 views284 - 305 AD
Struck 292/293 (Year 9)
AE Tetradrachm 20 mm; 8.18 g
O: DIOKLHTIANOC CEB Laureate, cuirassed bust right
R: ENATOY Elpis advancing left, flower upward in right hand, hitching skirt with left,
L in right field; D in exergue
Egypt-Alexandria, Officina 4; Emmett 4046, Curtis 1990; Milne 5086; BMC 2503; Dattari 5675
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(0284) DIOCLETIAN10 views284-305 AD.
Dated Year 3 (286/7 AD)
BI Tetradrachm 17.5 X 19.2 mm; 6.79 g
O: Laureate cuirassed bust right
R: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; LΓ (date) to right.
EGYPT, Alexandria.
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(0284) DIOCLETIAN--ALEXANDRIA38 views284 - 305 AD
Struck 286/287 (Year 3)
AE TETRADRACHM 19.5x20.5 mm 8.10 g
O: AKG OVA DIOKLHTIANOC CEB Laureate, cuirassed bust right
R: eagle standing left, head turned right, wreath in beak, ETOYC and star left, "G" (year 3) right;
Alexandria, Roman Provincial Egypt
Emmett 4037; Curtis 1969; BMC 2532
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS29 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.
Struck 287/8 AD
Billon potin tetradrachm 18 mm 7.51 g
O: K M A OYA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R: Homonoia standing left, raising right, double cornucopia in left, L -G (year 3) across fields
Egypt, Alexandria mint
BMC 2561, Curtis 2091 , Milne 4855
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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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(0286) MAXIMIANUS--ALEXANDRIA25 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.,
Billon tetradrachm 19.5 mm 7.55 g
O: "MAXIMIANO"C C"EB", laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R: ENATOY L (year 9), Homonoia standing left, raising right, double cornucopia in left, star in right field
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN PROVINCIAL EGYPT
Milne 5126; Dattari 5936; BMC Alexandria p. 330, 2567

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nero_popp_alexandria.jpg
(06) NERO34 views54 - 68 AD
Struck 64/65 AD Egypt-Alexandria
AR Tetradrachm 24 mm, 11.30 g
O: NERW KLAU KAIS SEB [GER AU] Radiate head right
R: POPPAIA SEBASTH Draped bust of Poppaea right
L IA in lower right field (Year 11)
Egypt, Alexandria
Emmett 128; Milne 223; Curtis 143; BMC 124; Glasgow 168
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(06) NERO29 views54 - 68 AD
struck 67-68 AD
AR Tetradrachm 24.5 mm X 28 mm; 13.65 g
O: NEPΩN KAICAP CEBACTOC, laureate bust right wearing aegis;
R: ETOYC [...], eagle standing left holding wreath in beak, palm left
Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint; Prieur 92, RPC I 4192, Wruck 48
d.s.
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(06) NERO--ALEXANDRIA46 views54 - 68 AD
BILLON TETRADRACHM 25 mm 9.05 g
OBV: RAD BUST R
REV: EAGLE ADVANCING L ON THNUDERBOLT
ALEXANDRIA
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(07) GALBA31 views 68 - 69 AD
Billon Tetradrachm, 25mm, 12.52 grams
O: Laureate head of Galba right, LA below chin.
R: EI PH NH, Veiled and draped bust of Eirene right, kerykeion over shoulder.
Egypt, Alexandria MintEmmett171 // RPC5328 // Dattari302 // Koln219 // K&G17.3
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(08) OTHO46 viewsOTHO
69 AD
AR Billon Tetradrachm
O: LAUREATE HEAD OF OTHO, RIGHT
R: EIRENE, VEILED
ALEXANDRIA MINT
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(08) OTHO21 views69 AD
AR Billon Tetradrachm 24 mm; 10.83 g
O: LAUREATE HEAD OF OTHO, RIGHT
R: EIRENE, VEILED
ALEXANDRIA MINT
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*Parthia. Second indeterminate king (de Morgan's Prince 'A') (c. A.D. 210?)34 viewsAE Drachm, 1.52 g, 13 mm
Mint/ unknown, undated
Obv/ diademed, bearded bust left.
Rev/ Artemis standing right with bow and arrow
ancientone
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*SOLD*48 viewsGreek Thracian – Chersonese/Cherronesos AR Hemidrachm

Attribution: SNG Cop 833
Date: 400-350 BC
Obverse: Forepart of lion w/ head reverted and gaping mouth
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; alternating depressions w/pentagram and pellet in one & pellet in other
Size: 12 mm
Weight: 2.5 grams
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*SOLD*18 viewsGreek Thracian – Chersonese/Cherronesos AR Hemidrachm

Attribution: Weber 2419, 2434; McClean 4079, BMC 11
Date: 400-350 BC
Obverse: Forepart of lion w/ head reverted and gaping mouth
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, alternating depressions with pellet in one and
bunch of grapes in the other
Size: 14 mm
ex-Forvm
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0 - a - Vespasian Silver Tetradrachm - 14.8 Grams - Antioch, Syria.74 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Antioch, Syria.
Silver Tetradrachm of Emperor Vespasian ( 69 - 79 AD )

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust of the Emperor facing right.
rev: Eagle, holding a laureate wreath in his beak, standing on club of Hercules facing left, palm branch to left in field.

Size: 28 - 29 mm
Weight: 14.8 Grams.
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0 - Antoninus Pius Silver Didrachm of Caearea, Cappadocia - Pietas standing w/ Altar32 views~
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Emperor Antoninus Pius ( 138 - 161 AD )
Silver Didrachm (two drachmai) of Caesarea, Cappadocia.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Bare headed bust of Antoninus Pius facing right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from Behind.
rev: Pietas, unveiled, standing left, raising right hand over lighted altar and holding open box in left hand.

Weight: 5.9 Grams.
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tyre-phoenicia_tetradrachm_caracalla_13_79grams_murex-shell_01.jpg
0 - Caracalla #00 Tetradrachm - Tyre, Phoenicia - Murex Shell between Eagle's legs59 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm, Tyre, Phoenicia.
Struck 213 - 217 A.D. - Tyre Mint (Murex Shell between Eagle's legs as mintmark)

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust of Emperor right, cuirassed. Seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing on club facing, wings spread, tail and head left, wreath in beak, murex shell between legs

Weight: 13.79 Grams
Diameter 26.4 mm
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0 - Caracalla #00 Tetradrachm - Tyre, Phoenicia - Murex Shell between Eagle's legs - 0159 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm, Tyre, Phoenicia.
Struck 213 - 217 A.D. - Tyre Mint (Murex Shell between Eagle's legs as mintmark)

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust of Emperor right, cuirassed. Seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing on club facing, wings spread, tail and head left, wreath in beak, murex shell between legs

Weight: 13.79 Grams
Diameter 26.4 mm
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #141 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 -217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #1
Fourth group, 214-217 AD, First Issue, no 'Delta E' on rev.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 12.0 Grams,
Diameter: 27mm.
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #1.25 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 -217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #1
Fourth group, 214-217 AD, First Issue, no 'Delta E' on rev.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 12.0 Grams,
Diameter: 27mm.
~Flan crack @ 2 o'clock obverse/ 10 o'clock reverse~
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #1. 26 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 -217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #1
Fourth group, 214-217 AD, First Issue, no 'Delta E' on rev.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 12.0 Grams,
Diameter: 27mm.
~Flan crack @ 2 o'clock obverse/ 10 o'clock reverse~
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #222 viewsEmperor Caracalla ( 198 - 217 A.D. )
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #2

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of the Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

14.5 grams
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #223 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla ( 198 - 217 A.D. )
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #2

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of the Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

14.5 grams
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #2.19 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla ( 198 - 217 A.D. )
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #2

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of the Emperor right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

14.5 grams
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #318 views Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #311 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #311 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #39 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #3 .7 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217) Antioch, Syria Silver Tetradrachm #3 with USA Quarter Dollar (25 cent piece) for size comparison
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #3 .7 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217) Antioch, Syria Silver Tetradrachm #3 with USA Quarter Dollar (25 cent piece) for size comparison
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #3 .13 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 13.48 Grams
Size: 30 mm x 28 mm
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Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217) Antioch, Syria Silver Tetradrachm #3 with USA Quarter Dollar (25 cent piece) for size comparison
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #438 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #4

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor facing right.
rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, tail left, holding wreath in beak. Prow of ship between legs.

Weight: 13.0 Grams
Size: 28 mm
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*Note: Wonderful portrait of the emperor on the obverse and the eagle on the reverse, I am very proud of this coin.
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #434 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #4

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor facing right.
rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, tail left, holding wreath in beak. Prow of ship between legs.
13.0 Grams

-FULLSIZE-
(Click to Enlarge)
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria Tetradrachm #4.15 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #4

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head of Emperor facing right.
rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, tail left, holding wreath in beak. Prow of ship between legs.
13.0 Grams

-FULLSIZE-
(Click to Enlarge)
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachmai, Syro - Phoenician.7 views4x Caracalla Tets, the one on the bottom row is from Tyre, Phoenicia, and has an interesting Frontal, cuirassed bust, that I have never seen before on a Tyre tet.
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With a USA Quarter (25 cent piece) on the bottom right, for size comparison.
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachmai, Syro - Phoenician.8 views4x Caracalla Tets, the one on the bottom row is from Tyre, Phoenicia, and has an interesting Frontal, cuirassed bust, that I have never seen before on a Tyre tet.
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With a USA Quarter (25 cent piece) in the center for size comparison.
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0 - Caracalla - Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachmai, Syro - Phoenician.10 views4x Caracalla Tets, the one on the bottom row is from Tyre, Phoenicia, and has an interesting Frontal, cuirassed bust, that I have never seen before on a Tyre tet.
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With a USA Quarter (25 cent piece) in the center for size comparison.
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0 - Caracalla - Tetradrachm #515 viewsRoman Empire
AR Tetradrachm. Emperor Caracalla (212 - 217 AD)

obv: Laureate head of Emperor, right.
rev: Eagle, spread wings, facing left with wreath in beak. Something between legs.
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0 - Caracalla - Tetradrachm #64 views Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

Weight: 12.98 / 13.0 grams
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0 - Caracalla - Tetradrachm #6.31 views Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. - #3

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right.
rev: Eagle standing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. Head right, tail right, wings spread, holding wreath in beak.
Delta and Epsilon in fields to either side of eagles' head, above wings.
-Weight: 12.98 / 13.0 grams-
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0 - Hadrian Silver Tetradrachm41 views-
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Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm, 118 AD.

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust of Emperor Hadrian facing right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from the Front.
rev: Eagle, head left, body facing right, standing on thigh of sacrificial animal. Nothing in beak.

Weight: 14.1 Grams
Size: 28 mm x 27 mm

(Reference: Prieur 155a)
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0 - M - Diadumenian - AR - Silver Tetradrachm - Lion beneath Eagle39 views~
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Ancient Roman Empire
Diadumenian as Caesar, Coin Struck AD 218.
Son of Emperor Macrinus (8 April 217 AD – June 218 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Heirapolis.

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Radiate bust of Diadumenian facing right. Draped and Cuirassed, Seen from Behind.
rev: Eagle standing facing, wings spread, holding wreath in beak. Lion walking right beneath.

Weight: 11.3 Grams
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*****~ HUGE PHOTO - CLICK PICTURE TO ENLARGE FULLY ~ *****
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Reference: Prieur 947
I want to thank Mat and Potator for their help with the ID of this coin.
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria19 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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Reverse.
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria17 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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Reverse.
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria13 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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Reverse.
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria18 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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Obverse, bust cut.
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria19 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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0 - Macrinus Tetradrachm - Beroea Mint, Syria.16 viewsRoman Empire, Syro-Phoenician 4 Drachm.
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Beroea.
Emperor Macrinus (217-218 AD). Silver Tetradrachm.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate, and cuirassed bust right, seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing facing holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left; Palm leaf in upper left field.
Winged Animal (Possibly a Phoenix) between eagle's legs; 'B-E' flanking either side, one letter under each one of the eagle's feet.

14.4 Grams
27 / 26.5 mm
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Bust, cut.
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0 - Roman Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria435 views~~~
Ancient Roman Empire

Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. RARE type.

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust of Emperor facing right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from behind.
rev: Eagle standing with body facing right, head and tail facing left, holding wreath in beak.
Greek letters to either side of eagle's head.
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*notes: AMAZING PORTRAIT!!! Very Rare type, I have only ever seen ONE other example with this bust style.
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0.3 Athenian Tetradrachm (archaic)91 viewsAR Tetradrachm of Athens
449 - 404 BCE
25 mm, 16.6 gm

Obv. archaic Athena r. helmeted
Rev. Owl with A (theta) E; olive and crescent in upper left corner
test cut through Owl
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0.30 AR Athenian Tetradrachm 454-415 BCE62 viewsATTICA: Athens. Ca. 454(?)-415 BC. AR tetradrachm. Athena / Owl. Nice centering.

Silver tetradrachm, pl. XXII, 6´. Svoronos pl. 15, 30., 17.1gm, 24mm, gVF, 449-413 B.C.; obverse head of Athena right with almond shaped eye, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll, wire necklace, round earring,; reverse A?E right, owl standing right, head facing, erect in posture, prong tail, to left olive twig and crescent, all within incuse square.
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00 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm62 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Tetradrachm struck AD240 at Antioch, Syria ( Seleucis & Pieria )

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing with head left, wings open, holding wreath in beak, SC below.

Size: 29 / 30 mm
Weight: 11.02 grams
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00 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm36 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Tetradrachm struck AD240 at Antioch, Syria ( Seleucis & Pieria )

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing with head left, wings open, holding wreath in beak, SC below.

Size: 29 mm / 30 mm - Very Large flan!
Weight: 11.02 Grams
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00 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm - 0129 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Tetradrachm struck AD240 at Antioch, Syria ( Seleucis & Pieria )

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing with head left, wings open, holding wreath in beak, SC below.

11.02gr
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00 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm - obv - in flip47 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Tetradrachm struck AD240 at Antioch, Syria ( Seleucis & Pieria )

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing with head left, wings open, holding wreath in beak, SC below.

11.02gr
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*Photos taken while coin was inside coin flip*
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00 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm - rev - in flip29 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Tetradrachm struck AD240 at Antioch, Syria ( Seleucis & Pieria )

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing with head left, wings open, holding wreath in beak, SC below.

11.02gr
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*Photos taken while coin was inside coin flip*
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00. - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm #4.27 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III ( 238 - 244 AD )
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.

(Titles in Greek)
obv: - Laureate bust of Emperor Gordian III facing right, draped and Cuirassed. Seen from behind.
rev: - Eagle standing facing, wings spread holding laurel wreath in beak. Head and tail left.
'S C' below, in exergue.

Size: 30 mm
Weight: 13.4 Grams
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001 - Philip II - AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria - Frontal bust, armored; RARE Bust.23 viewsAncient Roman Empire

Philip II ( 244 - 249 AD ). Silver Tetradrachm, from Antioch, Syria.

( titles in Greek )
obv: Laureate bust facing left, rare cuirassed/armored portrait, seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, wreath in beak, standing above city name over " S C ", wings open.
11.3 Grams, 28mm
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001. Didrachm.16 viewsDidrachm, ca 225-212 BC, Rome mint.
Obverse: Janiform heads.
Reverse: ROMA / Jupiter in quadriga, holding spear and hurling thunderbolt.
Victory behind him.
6.70 gm., 24 mm.
Syd. #64; Sear #31.
Callimachus
002_Augustus_(63_B_C_-14_A_D_),_RIC_I_480,_Pergamum,_AR-Cistophoric-Tetradrachm,_IMP_CAE_SAR,_AVGVSTVS,_RSC_16,_27-26_BC,_Q-001,_1h,_26,2-27,2mm,_11,52g,-s.jpg
002 Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), RIC I 480, Pergamum, AR-Cistophoric-Tetradrachm, AVGVSTVS, Capricorn right, laurel wreath around, #190 views002 Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), RIC I 480, Pergamum, AR-Cistophoric-Tetradrachm, AVGVSTVS, Capricorn right, laurel wreath around, #1
avers: IMP•CAE SAR, Bare head of Augustus right.
reverse: AVGVSTVS, Capricorn right with head left, holding cornucopiae, laurel wreath around.
exergue: -/-//AVGVSTVS, diameter: 26,2-27,2mm, weight: 11,52g, axes: 12h,
mint: Pergamum, date: 27-26 B.C.,
ref: RIC I 480, RSC 16, BMCRE 696, RPC I 2211,
Q-001
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002 Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), RIC I 490, Pergamum, AR-Cistophoric Tetradrachm, AVGVSTVS, Six grain ears tied in a bundle,266 views002 Augustus (63 B.C.-14 A.D.), RIC I 490, Pergamum, AR-Cistophoric Tetradrachm, AVGVSTVS, Six grain ears tied in a bundle,
avers:- IMP-CAESAR, Beared head right, littus to right.
revers:- No legend - AVGV STVS across fields, Six grain ears tied in a bundle.
exe: AVGV/STVS//--, diameter: 28,5mm, weight: 10,16g, axis: h,
mint: Pergamum?, date: 25-20 B.C., ref: RIC-I-490, C-32a?,
Q-001
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002.Nero 54-68 AD31 viewsBillion Tetradrachm
Roman Egypt
Mint: Alexandria,Egypt; Date: 66/67 AD
Obv: ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑΥ Κ(ΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Ας)-Radiate bust of Nero facing left,wearing aegis on shoulder,
LΙΓ in lower left field.(Year 13=66-67 AD).
Rev: ΘΕΟΣ(ΣΕΒΑΣΘΟΣ)-Radiate head of Divus Augustus facing right.
Size: 24mm,12.7gms
Ref: Milne-251; BMCGr-112; Emmett-113
Ex.Keith Emmett Collection; Ex.Wayne Phillips, Jan 1993; Ex.Beast Coins
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0030 - Republic, Didrachm198 viewsRome mint c. 269-266 BC
No legend, Diademed head of young Hercules right, with club and lion's skin over shoulder
ROMANO, She wolf right, suckling Romulus and Remus
7.29 gr
Ref : RCV # 24, RSC # 8
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006a. Claudia19 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Nero, with Claudia. AD 54-68. BI Tetradrachm (22mm, 10.74 g, 12h). Dated RY 3 (AD 56/57). Laureate head of Nero right / Draped bust of Claudia Octavia right; L Γ (date) below chin. Köln 122-4; Dattari (Savio) 190; K&G 14.7; RPC I 5202; Emmett 127.3. Near VF. Ex - CNG

Furthermore, the carefully contrived marriage between Octavia and Nero was a disaster on a personal level. Nero soon embarked on a serious relationship with a freedman named Acte, and more importantly developed an active dislike for his wife. "Quickly feeling aversion to intimacy with Octavia, he replied to his friends who were finding fault with him that she ought to be satisfied with the outward trappings of a wife." This antipthy was not likely to produce offspring who would unite the Julian and Claudian lines. By 58 Nero was becoming involved with a freeborn mistress, Poppaea, whom he would want to make his empress in exchange for Octavia. But the legitimacy of his principate derived from his relationship with his predecessor, and he was not so secure that he could do without the connection with Claudius provided through his mother and his wife. In 59 he was able to arrange for Agrippina's death, but it was not until 62 that he felt free to divorce Octavia and marry Poppaea. The initial grounds for putting Octavia aside was the charge that she was barren because she had had no children. But a more aggressive attack was needed when opposition arose from those who still challenged Nero's prncipate and remained loyal to Octavia as the last representative of her family. With the connivance of Poppaea, charges of adultery were added, Octavia was banished to Campania and then to the island of Pandataria off the coast, and finally killed. Her severed head was sent to Rome.
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006a. Nero / Poppaea31 viewsAlexandria, Egypt: Nero / Poppaea

Poppaea was married first to Rufrius Crispinus, then to the future (brief) emperor Otho. When Poppaea became mistress of the emperor Nero, Otho's friend, Nero appointed Otho to an important post as governor of Lusitai. Nero married Poppaea, and Poppaea was given the title Augusta. Poppaea and Nero had a daughter, Claudia, who did not live long. Poppaea urged Nero to kill his mother, Agrippina the Younger, and to divorce and later murder his first wife, Octavia. She is also reported to have persuaded Nero to kill the philosopher Seneca, who had supported Nero's previous mistress, Acte Claudia. Nero supposedly kicked her when she was pregnant in 65 C.E. and she died.

Billon tetradrachm, AD 54-68 (year 10 = AD 64) . 11.79gm, 24mm. Radiate head of Nero right / Bust of Poppaea right. Emmett 128 (10); Milne 218. F+ with some corrosion on reverse. Purchased from C. & L. Deland in 1973.
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0083 - Republic, Didrachm (Quadrigatus)55 viewsRome or other italian mint, c 215-211 BC
Laureate janiform head of Dioscuri
ROMA in relief in linear frame at exergue, Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left, in fast quadriga driven right by Victory.
6,69 gr - 20-21 mm
Ref : RCV #33, RSC # 24
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01 - Gordian III Tetradrachm #3 - Ram leaping left beneath Eagle, head reverted, Crescent Moon above ram27 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Emperor Gordian III ( 238 - 244 AD ) Silver Tetradrachm.
Struck at the Roman Mint at Antioch, Syria.

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from behind.
rev: Eagle standing, holding laurel wreath in beak, head facing left.
BELOW: Ram leaping left, head turned facing behind (right), with Crescent Moon above head of Ram, all between the legs of the Eagle.

Weight: 14.76 Grams

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::Great detail on the head and beak of the Eagle, as well as on the Emperor's portrait, very nice coin, good weight for the type too. ::
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*ex Amphora Ancient Coins, with photo-authenticity COA signed by David Hendin, author of Guide to Biblical Coins.
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm49 viewsrexesq
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, seen from front, cuirassed. Head of Medusa on breastplate26 viewsrexesq
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, seen from front, cuirassed. Head of Medusa on breastplate20 viewsrexesq
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, seen from front, cuirassed. Head of Medusa on breastplate. 45 viewsTetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Dated Year 3 of reign.
obv: Laureate, cuirassed bust left, seen from the front, breastplate decorated with a gorgoneion/medusa head.

rev: Eagle standing facing left, tail right. Wreath in its beak, ANTIOXIA SC below.
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, wearing balteus, seen from front, cuirassed14 viewsPhilip I Tetradrachm. Regnal Year: 4

obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, wearing balteus (sword belt that hangs over the shoulder and across the chest). Seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, tail right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name.
SC below.

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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, wearing balteus, seen from front, cuirassed.42 viewsPhilip I Tetradrachm. Regnal Year: 4

obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, wearing balteus (sword belt that hangs over the shoulder and across the chest). Seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, tail right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name.
SC below.

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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, wearing balteus, seen from front, cuirassed.12 viewsPhilip I Tetradrachm. Regnal Year: 4

obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, wearing balteus (sword belt that hangs over the shoulder and across the chest). Seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, tail right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name.
SC below.
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, wearing balteus, seen from front, cuirassed..10 viewsPhilip I Tetradrachm. Regnal Year: 4

obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, wearing balteus (sword belt that hangs over the shoulder and across the chest). Seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, tail right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name.
SC below.

*Bad photos, bad lighting, camera trouble.... hard to show the true colour of this coin with my camera.
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Laureate bust left, wearing balteus, seen from front, cuirassed..10 viewsPhilip I Tetradrachm. Regnal Year: 4

obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, wearing balteus (sword belt that hangs over the shoulder and across the chest). Seen from the front.
rev: Eagle facing left, tail right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name.
SC below.

*Bad photos, bad lighting, camera trouble.... hard to show the true colour of this coin with my camera.
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01 - Philip I Tetradrachm - Radiate bust left, seen from front, cuirassed. Medusa Head on breastplate.86 viewsPhilip I AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Dated Year 3.
obv: AYTOK K M IOYLI FILIPPOC CEB - radiate, cuirassed bust left, seen from the front, breastplate decorated with a gorgoneion/medusa head.
rev: DHMARC EXOVCIAC VPATO G - eagle standing facing with wings spread, head right with wreath in its beak, ANTIOXIA SC below.
13.9grams. - Prieur 357
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01. Athens Tetradrachm.131 viewsTetradrachm, 449 - 413 BC.
Obverse: "Archaic style" head of Athena, wearing crested helmet ornamented with olive leaves and floral scroll.
Reverse: ΑΘΕ / Owl, olive twig, and crescent moon.
17.15 gm., 24 mm.
S. #2526.
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01.- Attica Tetradrachm (454-404 BC)23 viewsATTICA, Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm (22mm, 17.09 g, 8h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square. Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597. VF, lightly toned, minor area of porosity on obverse, graffito and slight die shift on reverse.
Purchased at Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. auction in 2015.
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012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-075, D-123, Egypt, Alexandria, MEΣΣAΛI-NA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ, Messalina standing facing,82 views012p Claudius-I (41-54 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-075, D-123, Egypt, Alexandria, MEΣΣAΛI-NA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ, Messalina standing facing,
avers:- TI KΛAΥΔI KAIΣ ΣEBA ΓERMANI AΥTOK, laureate head of Claudius right, LΓ before
revers:- MEΣΣAΛI-NA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ, Messalina standing facing, head left, leaning on draped column, holding figures of two children in extended right hand and cradling two grain ears in left arm.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25mm, weight: 11,50g, axis: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Year (LΓ) 3 = 42-43 A.D., ref: Geissen-075, Dattari-123, Kapmann-Ganschow-12.22-p-5˝, RPC-5131, Milne 77,
Q-001
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0130 - Drachm Alexander III the Great 310-01 BC52 viewsObv/ Head of Heracles r. wearing lion-skin headdress.
Rev/ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus Aëtophoros seated on backless throne l., holding eagle on outstretched r.h. and scepter in l.h.; under throne, monogram; before, Φ.

Ag, 18.0 mm, 4.15 g
Mint: Colophon.
Price 1828
ex-Numismatik Lanz, eBay jul 2011 - art. #300569784336
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0146 - Drachm Alexander III the Great 295-75 BC51 viewsObv/ Head of Heracles r. wearing lion-skin headdress.
Rev/ Zeus Aëtophoros seated on backless throne l., holding eagle on outstretched r.h. and scepter in l.h.; before, MI in monogram; behind, (Α)ΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟ(Υ).

Ag, 19.0 mm, 4.28 g
Mint: Miletus.
Price 2151
ex-CNG, auction e260, lot 234
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014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-160-161, D-251-252, Egypt, Alexandria, AY-TOKPA, Draped bust of Serapis right,67 views014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-160-161, D-251-252, Egypt, Alexandria, AY-TOKPA, Draped bust of Serapis right,
avers:- NERΩ-KΛAΥ-KAIΣ-ΣEB-ΓER, Radiate head of Nero right
revers:- AY-TOKPA, Draped bust of Serapis right, wearing calathus, date (LI) to right.
exe: -/LI//--, diameter: 23,5-25mm, weight: 11,53g, axis: 11h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Dated year (LI) 10 = 63-64 A.D., ref: Geissen-160-161, Dattari-251-252, Kapmann-Ganschow-14.77-p-59, RPC-5274,
Q-001
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014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-167, D-271, Egypt, Alexandria, AY-TOKPA, Eagle standing left,92 views014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-167, D-271, Egypt, Alexandria, AY-TOKPA, Eagle standing left,
avers:- NERΩ-KΛAΥ-KAIΣ-ΣEB-ΓER-AY, Radiate head of Nero right
revers:- AY-TOKPA, Eagle standing left, palm over far wing, date (L-IA) to left.
exe: L-IA/Simpulum//--, diameter: 24mm, weight: 13,86g, axis: 1h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Dated year (L IA) 11 = 64-65 A.D., ref: Geissen-167, Dattari-271, Kapmann-Ganschow-14.83-p-59, RPC-5284,
Q-001
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014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-168-169, D-197-198, Egypt, Alexandria, ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust of Poppaea right,105 views014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-168-169, D-197-198, Egypt, Alexandria, ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust of Poppaea right,
avers:- NERΩ ΛKAΥ KAIΣ ΣEB ΓER AV, radiate head of Nero right
revers:- ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust of Poppaea right, LIA to right.
exe: -/LIA//--, diameter: 23,5mm, weight: 12,89g, axis: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Dated year (LIA) 11 = 64-65 A.D., ref: Geissen-168-169, Dattari-197-198, Kapmann-Ganschow-14.85-p-59, RPC-5280-5282, Milne 223, Koln 168, BMCGr 124,
Q-001
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014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), Syria, Antioch, RPC 4182, AR-Tetradrachm, Palm/H/IP//--, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt,109 views014p Nero (54-68 A.D.), Syria, Antioch, RPC 4182, AR-Tetradrachm, Palm/H/IP//--, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt,
avers:- NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY, Laureate bust right, wearing aegis.
revers:- Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, palm branch before, H/IP behind.
exe: Palm/H/IP//--, diameter: 24,5-25,5mm, weight: 14,15g, axis: 1h,
mint: Syria, Antioch, date: Regnal year 8, Caesarian year 110 = 61/62 A.D., ref: RPC 4182,
Q-001
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0176 - Drachm Alexander III the Great 328-23 BC31 viewsObv/ Head of Heracles r. wearing lion-skin headdress.
Rev/ Zeus Aëtophoros seated on backless throne l., holding eagle on outstretched r.h. and scepter in l.h.; before, Demeter with two torches; behind, ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ; under throne, monogram with circle, line and triangle.

Ag, 17.5 mm, 4.32 g
Mint: Lampsacus.
Price 1356
ex-Gitbud & Naumann, auction Pecunem 12, lot 119
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front45 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Philip II as Caesar (Prince) - Large Silver Tetradrachm
Struck in Antioch, Syria between 244 and 247 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Bare head of Philip II facing right. Draped and cuirassed. Bust seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing on Palm branch facing, wings open holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left.
'S C' Below.

Weight: 13.03 Grams
Size: 26.3 mm* - *(at the narrowest part)
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with Photo Certificate of Authenticity signed by Author of "Guide to Biblical Coins" David Hendin.
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Seller photo. Great 'Frontal Bust' portrait and very large flan!
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front31 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Philip II as Caesar (Prince) - Large Silver Tetradrachm
Struck in Antioch, Syria between 244 and 247 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Bare head of Philip II facing right. Draped and cuirassed. Bust seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing on Palm branch facing, wings open holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left.
'S C' Below.

Weight: 13.03 Grams
Size: 26.3 mm* - *(at the narrowest part)
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front.33 viewsLEFT: Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria -
obv: Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front. 13.03 Grams

RIGHT: Philip II Tetradrachm, (247 - 249 AD) Antioch, Syria. Regnal year: 4
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind. 11.10 Grams.
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front.17 viewsLEFT: Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria -
obv: Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front. 13.03 Grams

RIGHT: Philip II Tetradrachm, (247 - 249 AD) Antioch, Syria. Regnal year: 4
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed, seen from behind. 11.10 Grams.
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front.16 viewsPhilip II, Frontal Busts.

LEFT: Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria -
obv: Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front. 13.03 Grams

RIGHT: Philip II Tetradrachm, (247 - 249 AD) Antioch, Syria. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front. 10.59 Grams.
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02 - 01 - Philip II as Caesar (244 - 247 AD) AR Tetradrachm - Bare head, draped and cuirassed, seen from the Front.14 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Philip II as Caesar (Prince) - Large Silver Tetradrachm
Struck in Antioch, Syria between 244 and 247 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Bare head of Philip II facing right. Draped and cuirassed. Bust seen from the front.

rev: Eagle standing on Palm branch facing, wings open holding wreath in beak, head and tail facing left.
'S C' Below.

Weight: 13.03 Grams
Size: 26.3 mm* - *(at the narrowest part)
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02 - Antoninus Pius - Tetradrachm - Dikaiosyne 19 viewsEmperor Antoninus Pius (138 - 161 AD) - silver/billon Tetradrachm.
Alexandria, Egypt.

obv: Laureate bust right.

rev: Dikaiosyne seated left holding scales of justice and cornucopiae.

Weight: 13.4 grams.
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02 - Antoninus Pius - Tetradrachm - Dikaiosyne - rev 10 viewsEmperor Antoninus Pius (138 - 161 AD) - silver/billon Tetradrachm.
Alexandria, Egypt.

obv: Laureate bust right.

rev: Dikaiosyne seated left holding scales of justice and cornucopiae.

Weight: 13.4 grams.
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02 - Antoninus Pius - Tetradrachm - Dikaiosyne - w/ US quarter10 viewsEmperor Antoninus Pius (138 - 161 AD) - silver/billon Tetradrachm.
Alexandria, Egypt.

obv: Laureate bust right.

rev: Dikaiosyne seated left holding scales of justice and cornucopiae.

Weight: 13.4 grams.
*shown with US quarter for size.
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02 - Gordian III Tetradrachm #236 views-
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AR Tetradrachm of Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from behind.

rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak.
Beneath, crescent moon above ram running left, head reverted.

Weight: 10.9 Grams
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02 - Gordian III Tetradrachm #232 views-
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AR Tetradrachm of Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

(Titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from behind.

rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak.
Beneath, crescent moon above ram running left, head reverted.

Weight: 10.9 Grams
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02 - Gordian III Tetradrachm #2 w/ cent.17 viewsRoman Empire
Tetradrachm of Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from behind.

rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak.
Beneath: Crescent Moon above the head of a ram leaping left, it's head reverted.

10.9 Grams
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Ancient Roman Tetradrachm of emperor Gordian III next to a 2010 D USA One Cent for size comparison.
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02 - Hadrian Denarii and Tetradrachm35 viewsTop: Hadrian Tetradrachm from Alexandria, Egypt. Eirene reverse.
Bottom Right: Hadrian Denarius, Roma. Rome Mint.
Bottom Left: Hadrian Denarius, Fortuna. Rome Mint.
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02 - Hadrian Denarii and Tetradrachm38 viewsTop: Hadrian Tetradrachm from Alexandria, Egypt. Eirene

To Right: Hadrian AR Denarius, Roma. Rome Mint.

To Left: Hadrian AR Denarius, Fortuna. Rome Mint.
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02 - Philip I and Philip II Tetradrachmai - Frontal Busts Left.32 viewsLEFT: Philip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, draped and cuirassed, seen from front.
RIGHT: Philip I AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Dated Year 3
obv: Radiate, cuirassed bust left, seen from the front, breastplate decorated with a gorgoneion/medusa head.

*note: Photo is off-color, due to camera problems.
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02 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front.39 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, seen from front, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing right, wreath in beak. Head right, tail left.
Standing on city name, SC below.
10.59gr
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02. Persian Empire: Province of Cilicia: City of Tarsos.63 viewsDouble shekel, ca. 351 BC.
Obverse: Baal of Tarsos seated, holding eagle, ear of wheat, bunch of grapes, and sceptre.
Reverse: Lion attacking bull.
10.51 gm., 24 mm.
S. #5650; series V in Myriandros Katisson (E.T. Newell).
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02.- Attica Tetradrachm (287-262 BC)11 viewsATTICA, Athens. Circa 287-262 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 16.80 g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square.
Purchased at Filatelia Numismatica Santos in 2015.
Oscar D
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020 - Nero Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 22222 viewsObv:- NERW KLAY KAIS SEB GER, Radiate head of Nero right
Rev:– AYTO-KPA, Draped bust of Serapis right
Minted in Alexandria. LI in right field. Dated Year 10 (63/4 AD).
Reference:– Köln 160; Dattari 251; Milne 222; Emmett 133; RPC I 5274
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020 - Nero Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 23632 viewsBillon Tetradrachm
Obv:- NERW KLAY KAIS SEB GER, Radiate head of Nero right
Rev:– AYTO-KPA, Eagle standing left, palm under wing, simpulum in right field
Minted in Alexandria. L IA in left field. Dated Year 11 (64/5 AD).
Reference:– Dattari 271; Milne 236; Curtis 97; BMC Alexandria p 20, 166; RPC I 5284; Geissen 167; Kampmann-Ganschow 14.83
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020a, CARIA, Knidos. Circa 465-449 BC. AR Drachm.66 viewsCARIA, Knidos. Circa 465-449 BC. AR Drachm - 16mm (6.06 g). Obverse: forepart of roaring lion right; Reverse: archaic head of Aphrodite right, hair bound with taenia. Cahn 80 (V38/R53); SNG Helsinki 132 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 232 (same dies). Toned, near VF, good metal. Ex Barry P. Murphy.

While this coin falls within the time frame that numismatists call "Classical" Greek coinage, I have chosen to place it in both the "Archaic" (coin 020a) and "Classical" Greek sections of my collection. This specimen is one of those wonderful examples of transition--it incorporates many elements of the "Archaic" era, although it is struck during the "Classical" Greek period and anticipates characteristics of the later period.

As noted art historian Patricia Lawrence has pointed out, "[this specimen portrays] A noble-headed lion, a lovely Late Archaic Aphrodite, and [is made from]. . . beautiful metal." The Archaic Aphrodite is reminiscent of certain portraits of Arethusa found on tetradrachms produced in Syracuse in the first decade of the 5th century BC.

Knidos was a city of high antiquity and as a Hellenic city probably of Lacedaemonian colonization. Along with Halicarnassus (present day Bodrum, Turkey) and Kos, and the Rhodian cities of Lindos, Kamiros and Ialyssos it formed the Dorian Hexapolis, which held its confederate assemblies on the Triopian headland, and there celebrated games in honour of Apollo, Poseidon and the nymphs.

The city was at first governed by an oligarchic senate, composed of sixty members, and presided over by a magistrate; but, though it is proved by inscriptions that the old names continued to a very late period, the constitution underwent a popular transformation. The situation of the city was favourable for commerce, and the Knidians acquired considerable wealth, and were able to colonize the island of Lipara, and founded a city on Corcyra Nigra in the Adriatic. They ultimately submitted to Cyrus, and from the battle of Eurymedon to the latter part of the Peloponnesian War they were subject to Athens.

In their expansion into the region, the Romans easily obtained the allegiance of Knidians, and rewarded them for help given against Antiochus by leaving them the freedom of their city.

During the Byzantine period there must still have been a considerable population: for the ruins contain a large number of buildings belonging to the Byzantine style, and Christian sepulchres are common in the neighbourhood.

Eudoxus, the astronomer, Ctesias, the writer on Persian history, and Sostratus, the builder of the celebrated Pharos at Alexandria, are the most remarkable of the Knidians mentioned in history.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cnidus

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), G-278, D-365, Egypt, Alexandria, AR-Tetradrachm, PΩMH, Roma standing left,73 views020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), G-278, D-365, Egypt, Alexandria, AR-Tetradrachm, PΩMH, Roma standing left,
avers:- AYTOK-KAIΣ-ΣEBA-OYEΣΠAΣIANOY, laureate head of Vespasianus right, LB before.
revers:- PΩMH, Roma standing left, holding spear and shield.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25mm, weight: 12,69g, axis: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Year (LB) 2 = 69-70 A.D., ref: Geissen-278, Dattari-365, Kapmann-Ganschow-20.15-p-68, RPC-2413, Milne- ,
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020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), G-287, D-379, Egypt, Alexandria, AR-Tetradrachm, LΓ, Isis bust right,77 views020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), G-287, D-379, Egypt, Alexandria, AR-Tetradrachm, LΓ, Isis bust right,
avers:- AYTOK-KAIΣ-ΣEBA-OYEΣΠAΣIANOY, laureate head of Vespasianus right.
revers:- LΓ, Isis bust right.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25mm, weight: 12,14g, axis: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: Year (LΓ) 3 = 70-71 A.D., ref: Geissen-287, Dattari-379, Kapmann-Ganschow-20.29-p-69, RPC-2430, Milne- ,
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020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RPC II 1659, Cappadocia, Caesarea-Eusebia, AR-Hemidrachm, Nike advancing right, #174 views020p Vespasian (69-79 A.D.), RPC II 1659, Cappadocia, Caesarea-Eusebia, AR-Hemidrachm, Nike advancing right, #1
avers: AYTOKP KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBA Laureate head of Vespasian to right.
reverse: Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 12,9-13,9mm, weight: 1,54g, axis: 0h,
mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea-Eusebia, date: 69-79 A.D.,
ref: RPC II 1659, Sydenham 94, Metcalf 17, SGI 735,
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020p Vespasian with Titus (69-79 A.D.), RPC II 1650, Cappadocia, Caesarea, AR-Didrachm, Laureate head of Titus right,106 views020p Vespasian with Titus (69-79 A.D.), RPC II 1650, Cappadocia, Caesarea, AR-Didrachm, Laureate head of Titus right,
avers: AYTOKPA KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBACTOC, Laureate head of Vespasian right.
reverse: AYTO KAI OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBACTOY YIOC, Laureate head of Titus right.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 19,0-20,0mm, weight: 6,73g, axis: 0h,
mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea, date: 69-79 A.D., ref: RPC II 1650, Sydenham 102.,
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0215 - Drachm Alexander III the Great 328-23 BC18 viewsObv/ Head of Heracles r. wearing lion-skin headdress.
Rev/ Zeus Aëtophoros seated on backless throne l., holding eagle on outstretched r.h. and scepter in l.h.; behind, ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, club on field r.; under throne, monogram with circle, lines and dot.

Ag, 15.9 mm, 4.29 g
Mint: Sardes.
Price 2562
ex-vAuctions (Triskeles), auction 320, lot 75
dafnis
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026/3 Litra or 1/8 ounce40 viewsAnonymous. Ć Litra or 1/8 ounce. Rome. 234-231 BC. ( 3.43g, 15mm, 5h) Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right Rev: Horse rearing left, wearing bridle, bit, and reins; ROMA below.

Crawford 26/3; Sydenham 29 (Half-litra); Kestner 56-65; BMCRR Romano-Campanian 70-74 (Half-litra)

This coin is attributed as a Litra by Crawford, others define it as half-litra. However, it could be argued that "1/8 ounce piece" is the better description.

First of all, on litra and half-litra:

"According to Crawford, the weight standard of the series 26 litra and half litra are based on a litra of 3.375 grams . The half litra in Crawford is described as having a dog on the reverse rather than a horse, and the average weight of the half litra of several specimens is described as 1.65 grams. BMCRR does refer to these as half litrae; but keep in mind that Grueber was writing circa 1900 and based on older scholarship. Sydenham was writing in the 1950s. Of the three major works cited, Crawford is the most current and likely based on a greater number of more recent finds."

Andrew Mccabe:

"It's very doubtful to me that the word "litra" is correct. Much more likely, these small bronze coins were simply fractions of the Aes Grave cast coinage system, as they come in weights of 1/4, 1/8 and 1/16 ounce, and the Aes Grave coinage generally had denominations from As down to Semuncia (1/2 ounce). So this coin would be 1/8 ounce coin. That's my view, which differs from their long term designation as "Litra", which presume them to be overvalued token bronze coinage on the Sicilian model, whereby bronze coins had value names that indicate a relationship to the silver coinage.

Litra, the word, is from the same stem as Libra, i.e. pound, would suggest a denomination of a (light) Sicilian pound of bronze, which sometimes equates in value to a small silver coin in Sicily weighing about 1/12 didrachm (about 0.6 grams) so by this definition, a Litra = an Obol. But it hardly stands up to scrutiny that such a tiny bronze coin, weighing 3.375 grams, could have been equivalent to a 0.6 gram silver obol. It would imply a massive overvaluation of bronze that just does not seem credible.

So. throw out the Litras, and call these coins 1/8 ounce pieces, and I think we have a sensible answer."

Paddy
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027. Nero.16 viewsTetradrachm, 63-64 AD, Antioch mint.
Obverse: ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ / Laureate bust of Nero.
Reverse: ΕΤΟΥΣ ΒΙΡ . Ι / Eagle on thunderbolt, palm branch at right.
14.25 gm., 25 mm.
Prieur #89.

Dating this coin: BIP is the Greek way of writing the numeral 112 (B = 2; I = 10; P = 100) -- which is year 112 of the Caesarean Era of Antioch ( which started numbering from the Battle of Pharsalia, Aug. 9, 48 BC). The second I (after BIP) stands for the 10'th year of Nero's reign, which by today's reckoning is 63 - 64 AD.
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027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-, D-703, Egypt, Alexandria, Agathodaemon serpent coiled with head left,85 views027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-, D-703, Egypt, Alexandria, Agathodaemon serpent coiled with head left,
avers:- AYT-TPAIAN-CEB-ΓEPM-ΔAKIK, Laureate head right.
revers:- No legend, Agathodaemon serpent coiled with head left, holding caduceus and grain ear within coils.
exe: -/-//L-I-B, diameter: 25mm, weight: 12,69g, axis: 1h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: Dated year (LΙΒ) 12 = 1018-109 A.D., ref: Dattari-703, Kapmann-Ganschow-27.146-p-90,
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027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-160-161, D-251-252, Egypt, Alexandria, Eagle standing right,70 views027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-160-161, D-251-252, Egypt, Alexandria, Eagle standing right,
avers:- AYT-KAIΣ-NEP-TPAIAN-ΣEB-ΓEPM, Laureate head right.
revers:- No legend, Eagle standing right, wings closed, L-E across field.
exe: L/E//--, diameter: 23mm, weight: 12,93g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: Dated year (L-E) 5 = 101-102 A.D., ref: Geissen-450-451, Dattari-705, Kapmann-Ganschow-27.31-p-86, Milne-560,
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027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), Lycia, BMC-11, SGI 1046, AR-Drachm, Οwl and two lyres, 84 views027p Traianus (98-117 A.D.), AR-Drachm, Lycia, BMC-11, SGI 1046, Οwl and two lyres,
avers:- AVT-KAIC-NEP-TPAIANOC-CEB-ΓERM, Laureate head right.
revers:- ΔHMEΞ-YΠAT•B, Οwl standing right, one leg on each of two lyres, pellet between.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 17,5mm, weight:2,70g, axis: 7h,
mint: Lycia, date: 98-99 A.D., ref: BMC-11, SGI 1046, SNG von Aulock 4268,
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028/3 Didrachm/Quadrigatus 37 viewsAnonymous. AR Didrachm-Quadrigatus. Uncertain or Rome Mint c. 225-214 B.C. (6.26g, 20.9m, 9h). Obv: Laureate head of Janus. Rev: Jupiter, hurling Thunderbolt and holding scepter in Quadriga right driven by Victory. Roma in relief in linear frame. Craw. 28/3, Syd. 65, RSC 24. CNG276/320.

One of Rome’s pre-denarius silver coins issued before the Second Punic War, and the introduction of the denarius circa 214-211 B.C.

I wanted to trace the evolution of Roman coinage, so I couldn’t pass this one up when I saw it. More information on the type can be found here: andrewmccabe.ancients.info.

2 commentsLucas H
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03 - Gordian III Tetradrachm - Radiate Bust left, seen from the front. Ram between Eagle's Legs on rev19 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Rare Radiate, Frontal Left Bust.

(titles in Greek)
obv: - Radiate bust left, seen from the front. Draped and Cuirassed.

rev: - Eagle, wings spread, head left, wreath in beak, ram leaping to left beneath crescent moon between
the legs of Eagle.

Weight: 12.3 Grams
Size: 27mm
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03 - Gordian III Tetradrachm - Radiate Bust left, seen from the front. Ram between Eagle's Legs on rev - FLASH25 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

*Rare Radiate, Frontal, Left facing Bust obverse w/ Eagle with Ram & crescent moon below reverse combination*

(titles in Greek)
obv: - Radiate bust LEFT, seen from the FRONT. Draped and Cuirassed.
rev: - Eagle, wings spread, head left, wreath in beak, ram leaping to left beneath crescent moon between the legs of Eagle.

Size: 27 - 28 mm
Weight: 12.3 Grams
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03 - Gordian III Tetradrachm - Radiate Bust left, seen from the front. Ram between Eagle's Legs on rev.29 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

*Rare Radiate, Frontal, Left facing Bust obverse w/ Eagle with Ram & crescent moon below reverse combination*

(titles in Greek)
obv: - Radiate bust LEFT, seen from the FRONT. Draped and Cuirassed.
rev: - Eagle, wings spread, head left, wreath in beak, ram leaping to left beneath crescent moon between the legs of Eagle.

Size: 27 - 28 mm
Weight: 12.3 Grams
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03 - Gordian III Tetradrachm - Radiate Bust left, seen from the front. Ram between Eagle's Legs on rev..38 viewsAncient Roman Empire
Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria.
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)

*Rare Radiate, Frontal, Left facing Bust obverse w/ Eagle with Ram & crescent moon below reverse combination*

(titles in Greek)
obv: - Radiate bust LEFT, seen from the FRONT. Draped and Cuirassed.
rev: - Eagle, wings spread, head left, wreath in beak, ram leaping to left beneath crescent moon between the legs of Eagle.

Size: 27 - 28 mm
Weight: 12.3 Grams
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03 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front38 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, seen from front, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing right, wreath in beak. Head right, tail left.
Standing on city name, SC below.
10.59gr.
*note: photo is off color due to camera problems.
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03 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front24 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, seen from front, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing right, wreath in beak. Head right, tail left.
Standing on city name, SC below.
10.59gr.
*note: photo is off color due to camera problems.
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03 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front28 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
obv: Laureate bust left, seen from front, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Eagle standing facing right, wreath in beak. Head right, tail left.
Standing on city name, SC below.
10.59gr
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03 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front - obv38 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3
Laureate bust left, draped and cuirassed - seen from the front.
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03 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, seen from front - rev28 viewsPhilip II, Antioch, Syria. Tetradrachm. Regnal year: 3rexesq
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03 - Trajan Tetradrachm - Bust of Nilus - Radiate bust of Trajan46 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Trajan (98 - 117 AD)
Tetradrachm from the mint at Alexandria, Egypt.
Regnal Year: 20 = 116/117 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Radiate bust of Trajan facing right. Star to right, below chin.
rev: Bust of Nilus, wearing taenia, crowned with reeds and lotus, facing right, lotus bud and cornucopia by right shoulder. Date in fields.

Weight: 13.04 Grams
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03 04 Tiberius RPC I 362044 viewsTiberius, 14-37 A.D. AR Drachm. Caesarea-Eusebia Mint. (3.61 g, 19.8m, 0) Obv: TIBEPIOS KAISAP SEABASTOS, Laureate head right. Rev: QEOY SEBASTOY YIOS, Mount Argaeus surmounted by a statute of Helios holding orb in right and long scepter verticle in left. Ex Forvm. 1 commentsLucas H
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03. Alexander the Great.136 viewsTetradrachm, ca 325 - 323 BC, "Babylon" mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. M and a bee at left, monogram under throne.
17.12 gm., 26 mm.
P. #3619; M. #696.

Martin J. Price assigns this coin to the mint at "Babylon," but he says (p. 456 -57) it is possible that coins of "group two" may have been minted at Susa or Ecbatana.
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03. Celtic AE tetradrachm - KAPOSTALER type - c.100-75/50 BC674 viewsobv: Degraded head of Zeus right
rev: Horseman left, with large crest above head; crescent to left
ref: Pink 484-495; Göbl OTA 484-495; LaTour 9807; Kostial 766-797; Dembski 1413-1427;
mint: Szalacska oppidum
8.64gms, 22mm

Description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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030 - Vespasian Didrachm, Cappadocia, Caesarea - Nike34 viewsObv:– AVTOKPA KAICAP OVECPACIANOC CEBACTOC, Laureate head right
Rev:– NIKH CEBACTH, Victory walking right, holding wreath and palm
Minted in Cappadocia, Caesarea. A.D. 77 - 78

Weight 7.23g. 20.30mm.
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030 - Vespasian Didrachm, Cappadocia, Caesarea - Sydenham, Caesarea 10234 viewsObv:– AVTOKPA KAICAP OVECPACIANOC CEBACTOC, Laureate head right
Rev:– AVTO KAI OVECPACIANOC CEBACTOV VIOC, Laureate head of Titus right
Minted in Cappadocia, Caesarea. A.D. 76 - 77
Reference:– Sydenham, Caesarea 102; Metcalf, Caesarea 4. RPC 1650.

Weight 7.05g. 19.38mm.
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030 Zeugitana, Carthage, 310-290 BC85 viewsElectrum shekel-didrachm, 18.5mm, 7.43g, nice VF
Head of Tanit left, wreathed with corn; she wears necklace and triple-drop earring; dot before neck / Horse standing right on exergal line; three pellets under exergual line.
Certificate of Authenticity by David R. Sear, ACCS
Ex: Apollo Numismatics
Jenkins V, 282-2; Müller p. 84, 52
3 commentsLawrence Woolslayer
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030/1 AR Didrachm60 viewsAnonymous. AR Didrachm. Uncertain Mint, 225-214 BC. (6.56g, 23mm, 12h) Obv: Janiform head of the Dioscuri. Rev: Jupiter, hurling thunderbolt and holding sceptre, in galloping quadriga driven by Victory; ROMA on tablet below.

Crawford 30/1; Sydenham 64.

Traces of corrosion, Good Very Fine.

Ex: Roma Numismatics

From the Andrew McCabe Collection; Ex Goodman
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030b Hadrian. billion tetradrachm 13.6gm22 viewsobv: laur. bust r. drp. on l. shoulder-cresent
rev: Agathodaimon, coiled and stricking snake r. with caduceus and grain ear.
l-delta across field (date)
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032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1034, D-1610, Egypt, Alexandria, L IE, Hadrian and Alexandria,61 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1034, D-1610, Egypt, Alexandria, L IE, Hadrian and Alexandria,
avers:- AΥT KAI TPAIA AΔPIA CEB, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L IE, Hadrian standing togate left with sceptre, greeted by Alexandria in elephant-skin headdress.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 130-131 A.D., Year (IE)15., ref: Geissen-1034, Dattari-1610, Kapmann-Ganschow-32.509-p-138, BMC 869,
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032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1107-1108, D-1661-1662, Egypt, Alexandria, L I H, Osiris and Isis,63 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AE-Drachm, G-1107-1108, D-1661-1662, Egypt, Alexandria, L I H, Osiris and Isis,
avers:- AΥT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L I H, Canopic jars of Osiris and Isis within shrine, uraeus crown in pediment.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 133-134 A.D., Year (IH)18., ref: Geissen-1107-1108, Dattari-1661-1662, Kapmann-Ganschow-32.590-p-144, BMC -,
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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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032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-1147-1148, D-1430-1431, Egypt, Alexandria, L EN-NEAKΔ, Bust of Nilus right,69 views032p Hadrianus (117-138 A.D.), AR-Tetradrachm, G-1147-1148, D-1430-1431, Egypt, Alexandria, L EN-NEAKΔ, Bust of Nilus right,
avers:- AΥT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB, Laureate head left .
revers:- L EN-NEAKΔ, Bust of Nilus right, draped on left shoulder, cornucopiae behind right shoulder.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 22-24mm, weight: 11,96g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 134-135 A.D., Year (IΘ)19., ref: Geissen-1147-1148, Dattari-1430-1431, Kapmann-Ganschow-32.619-p-146, Milne 1454, Köln 1148, BMC 646, Curtis 456-458,
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035p Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-1680, D-2297, AR-Tetradrachm, L-IS/-//--, Nilus reclining left, #174 views035p Antoninus Pius (138-161 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-1680, D-2297, AR-Tetradrachm, L-IS/-//--, Nilus reclining left, #1
avers: ANTωNINO C CЄB ЄVCЄB, Laureate head right.
reverse: Nilus reclining left, holding reed and cornuopiae from which emerges small Genius; small Genius inscribes Nilometer before, crocodile below.
exergue: L-IS/-//--, diameter: 21,5-22,0mm, weight: 14,02g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: L-IS, Year=16, 152-152 A.D., ref: Geissen-1680, Dattari-2297, Kapmann-Ganschow-35.548-p186,
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039 - Nerva Ar Drachm - SNG Cop. 4424 viewsObv:–AVTOKPAT NEPOYAC KAICAP CEBACT, Laureate bust right; L-Y across field
Rev:– YPATOY TRITOY, Two lyres (chelyes), owl above
Minted in Lycia, Lycian League. A.D. 97
Reference:– SNG Cop. 44; SNG von Aulock 4266; BMC Lycia p. 39, 6
 
Some surface lamination issues.
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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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04 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria17 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Antioch, Syria - Tetradrachm.

NGC certified - " Choice XF - 5/5, 4/5 "
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04 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria.8 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Antioch, Syria - Tetradrachm.

NGC certified - " Choice XF - 5/5, 4/5 "
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04 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria.9 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Antioch, Syria - Tetradrachm.

NGC certified - " Choice XF - 5/5, 4/5 "
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04 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria.9 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Antioch, Syria - Tetradrachm.

NGC certified - " Choice XF - 5/5, 4/5 "
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04 - Gordian III AR Tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria.9 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Gordian III (238 - 244 AD)
Antioch, Syria - Tetradrachm.

NGC certified - " Choice XF - 5/5, 4/5 "
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04 - Philip II Tetradrachm. 19 viewsPhilip Jr. 247-249 AD - Silver Tetradrachm
Antioch, Syria - Regnal Year: 3

Obverse: Laureate bust left, cuirassed. Seen from the front.
Reverse: Eagle standing right, head right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name ANTIOXIA.
SC below.

25.7 mm

ex Amphora Ancient Coins
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04 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, cuirassed. Seen from the front.39 viewsPhilip Jr. 247-249 AD - Silver Tetradrachm
Antioch, Syria - Regnal Year: 3

Obverse: Laureate bust left, cuirassed. Seen from the front.
Reverse: Eagle standing right, head right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name ANTIOXIA.
SC below.

25.7 mm

ex Amphora Ancient Coins
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04 - Philip II Tetradrachm. Bust left, cuirassed. Seen from the front.33 viewsPhilip Jr. 247-249 AD - Silver Tetradrachm
Antioch, Syria - Regnal Year: 3

Obverse: Laureate bust left, cuirassed. Seen from the front.
Reverse: Eagle standing right, head right, holding wreath in beak and standing on city name ANTIOXIA.
SC below.

25.7 mm

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04 - Philip II Tetradrachmai - Two Bust types.25 viewsAntioch, Syria. Philip II Tetradrachmai.

left: Laureate bust left, cuirassed. Seem from the front. 25.7 mm. Regnal Year: 3.

right: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed. Seen from Behind. Regnal Year: 4

Both ex Amphora Ancient Coins
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04 - Trajan Tetradrachm - 101/102 AD - Eagle38 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Trajan (98 - 117 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm from Alexandria, Egypt.
Regnal Year: 5 = (101 / 102 AD)

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate head right.

rev: Eagle standing facing right; 'L E' (date) in either field.
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044 - Hadrian Cistophoric tetradrachm - RIC 50337 viewsCistophoric tetradrachm
Obv:- HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, Bare-headed, draped bust right
Rev:- COS III, Minerva, helmeted, standing l., holding patera and spear; at her side, shield.
References:- Cohen 294. BMC 1071. RIC 503. Metclaf 395.
Minted in uncertain mint in Asia circa A.D. 138

Appears to be overstruck on a Mark Antony and Octavia AR Cistophorus. The remains of the legend M • ANTONIVS • IMP • COS • DESIG • ITER • ET TERT can be seen on the reverse with the M starting at 9 o'clock.
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044 - Hadrian Drachm - Pontos, Amisos25 viewsSilver drachm
Obv:– AVT KAI TPA ADPIANOC CEB P P VP G, Laureate bust left
Rev:– AMICOV ELEVQEPA-C ETOVC PXE, Demeter standing left holding corn ears & branched staff
Pontos, Amisos. Dated Year 166 of Amisos = 133-134 AD.
References:- cf SGI 1139, cf SNGvA 80. BMC Greek, pg. 22 Pontus 91. J.H. Nordbo, Imperial Silver Coinage of Amisus, 131/2-137/8 AD, Studies...Thomsen, p. 168, Year 166=133/4 AD, specimens 102-113
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048b Caracalla. AR tetradrachm19 viewsobv: laur. drp. bust r.
rev: eagle std. head l.wreath in beak star between legs
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05 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Eagle - Regnal Year: 525 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt.
Regnal Year: 5

obv: Laureate bust of Hadrian facing right. Crescent Moon to right, below and in front of chin.
rev: Eagle standing facing right. Date in fields to either side.

Size: 26 x 23.5 mm
Weight: 12.1 Grams
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05 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Eagle - Regnal Year: 5 21 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt.
Regnal Year: 5

obv: Laureate bust of Hadrian facing right. Crescent Moon to right, below and in front of chin.
rev: Eagle standing facing right. Date in fields to either side.

Size: 26 x 23.5 mm
Weight: 12.1 Grams
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05. Celtic AE tetradrachm - KAPOSTALER type - c.100-75/50 BC476 viewsobv: Degraded head of Zeus right
rev: Horseman left, with large crest above head; crescent to left
ref: Pink 484-495; Göbl OTA 484-495; LaTour 9807; Kostial 766-797; Dembski 1413-1427;
mint: Szalacska oppidum
8.12gms, 22mm

Description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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05. Philip III.86 viewsTetradrachm, 323 - 317 BC, "Babylon" mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. M at left, ΛΥ between the rungs of the throne.
16.99 gm., 27 mm.
P. #P181; M. #99; S. #6749.

Martin J. Price assigns this coin to the mint at "Babylon," but he says (p. 455) that coins with the M-ΛΥ monograms may have to be assigned to Susa after further study.
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05. Septimius Severus.20 viewsTetradrachm, 209-211 AD, Laodiceia ad Mare.
Obverse: . AVT . KAI . CEOVHPOC . CE . / Laureate bust of Severus.
Reverse: . ΔHMAPX . EΞ . VΠATOCTO . Γ . / Eagle holding wreath in its beak, star between legs.
14.29 gm., 26 mm.
Bellinger #53; Prieur #1163
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050 Nero 61 viewsNero & Tiberius
Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria.
Year 13

Egypt, Alexandria. Nero. Year 13 (66/67 AD). Billon Tetradrachm (12.92 gm, 24mm). NERW KL[AV SEB GER AV], radiate bust left wearing aegis, LIG before / TIBERIO[S KAISAR], laureate head of Tiberius right. Köln 187ff.; Milne 256ff.; Curtis 175ff. RPC 5295, BMCGr 114, SGI 637, sear5


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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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051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Syria, Antioch, Prieur 217, AR-Tetradrachm, ΔHMAPX•EX•YPA•TO•Δ, Eagle standing half left, #1122 views051p Caracalla (196-198 A.D. Caesar, 198-217 A.D. Augustus ), Syria, Antioch, Prieur 217, AR-Tetradrachm, ΔHMAPX•EX•YPA•TO•Δ, Eagle standing half left, #1
avers: AYT K•M•A• ANTΩNEINOC C EB, Laureate head right.
revers: ΔHMAPX•EX•YPA•TO•Δ, Eagle standing half left on the leg and thigh of sacrificial animal, head right, tail right, wreath in beak.
exe: -/-//--, diameter: 25,5 mm, weight: 13,01g, axis: 5h,
mint: Syria, Antioch, date: 214-217 A.D., ref: Prieur 217, McAlee 677, Bellinger 18,
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055 - Commodus BI Tetradrachm - Milne 256130 viewsBI Tetradrachm
Obv:– MA KO ANTW CEB EVCEB, Laureate head right
Rev:– Bust of Nilus right, with cornucopia over shoulder, K/L | D
Minted in Alexandria (Year 24) in A.D. 183/4
Reference:– Milne 2561
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055 - Commodus BI Tetradrachm - Milne 2682 9 viewsObv:– MA KO ANTW CEB EVCEB, Laureate head right
Rev:- Emperor to left holding patera and sceptre is crowned by Nike, LKTheta
Minted in Alexandria (Year 29) in A.D. 188/9
Reference:– Geissen 2239, Dattari 3856, BBMC 1 834, Curtis 822. Milne 2682

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06 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 - Hadrian Denarii35 viewsTop: Hadrian Tetradrachm from Alexandria, Egypt. Eirene reverse. 12.65 grams.

Bottom Right: Hadrian AR Denarius, Roma reverse. Rome Mint. 3.22 grams.
Bottom Left: Hadrian AR Denarius, Fortuna reverse. Rome Mint.
(More photos and photos of reverses of both Denarii in my "Roman Imperial Denarii" Gallery)
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06. "Amphipolis": Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.36 viewsTetradrachm, ca 320 - 317 BC, "Amphipolis" mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Branch of laurel at left, Π under throne.
17.33 gm., 25 mm.
P. #124; M. #560.

Alexander appointed Antipater regent in Macedon during his absence. After Alexander's death in 323 BC, Antipater continued ruling as regent until his own death in 319 BC. Most coins issued in Macedon during this time continued to be in the name of Alexander.
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06. Celtic AE tetradrachm - KAPOSTALER type - c.100-75/50 BC447 viewsobv: Degraded head of Zeus right
rev: Horseman left, with large crest above head; crescent to left
ref: Pink 484-495; Göbl OTA 484-495; LaTour 9807; Kostial 766-797; Dembski 1413-1427;
mint: Szalacska oppidum
8.35gms, 21mm

Description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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064 - Septimius Severus Ar Drachm - Syd. -61 viewsObv:– AY KAI L CEPT CEOVHPOC, Laureate head right
Rev:– MHTPO KAICAPIACW, Male figure (Argaios(?)), laureate, draped seated left on Mount Argaeus, holding branch
Minted in Caesarea, Cappadocia. Year 17, ETIZ in exe. A.D. 209

Apparently unlisted in Sydenham, cf. Syd. #403, which is a matching didrachm of this type.
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064 Gordian I Africanus. AE tetradrachm43 viewsobv: laur. cuir. bust r. wearing paludamentus
rev: std. eagle with wreath in beak
fld: LA
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065 - Julia Domna drachm - Syd 44118 viewsAR Drachm
Obv:– IOVLIA DOMNA CE, Draped bust right, hair tied in bun behind
Rev:– MHTPOPO KAICAPIAC, Tyche standing left holding rudder & cornucopiae
Minted in Cappadocia, Caesarea. ET E in exe. Year 5 = A.D. 196/197
Reference:– Syd 441.
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066 - Caracalla Tetdradrachm - Hierapolis - Prieur 92618 viewsSilver Tetradrachm
Obv:- AYT K M A - ANTWNINOC - CEN, Laureate head right
Rev:- DHMARX EX Y PATOCTO D, Eagle standing facing, head right, wings open, wreath in beak, lion walking right between legs
Minted in Hierapolis (modern day Membij). A.D. 215-217 (Prieur)
Reference:- Prieur 926 (18 examples cited)
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066 - Caracalla Tetradrachm - Berytus - Prieur 129323 viewsObv:- ΑΥΤ ΚAI AN-ΤΩΝΙΝΟC CΕ, Laureate head right with slight drapery on far shoulder
Rev:- ∆ΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟCΤΟ ∆, Eagle standing facing, head left, wings open, wreath in beak, prow right between legs
Minted in Berytus (modern day Beirut, Lebanon). A.D. 215-217 (Prieur)
Reference:- Prieur 1293 (67 examples cited)

A nice stern portrait of Caracalla.
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066 - Caracalla Tetradrachm - Damascus - Prieur 120937 viewsObv:- ΑΥΤ ΚAI AN-ΤΩΝΙΝΟC CΕ, Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right seen from the rear
Rev:- ∆ΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟCΤΟ ∆, Eagle standing facing, head left, wings open, wreath in beak, ram's head left between legs
Minted in Damascus (Syria). A.D. 215-217 (Prieur)
Reference:- Prieur 1209 (5 examples cited)
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069 - Macrinus, Billon Tetradrachm - Prieur 88938 viewsObv:– AVT K MA OP CE MAKPEINOC CE, laureate draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev:– DHMARC EX VPATOC D, eagle standing facing, feet set on letters B and E, wings open, head left with wreath in beak, palm to left, bird between legs
Minted in Beroea, Cyrrhestica, Syria.
Reference:– SGI 2945. Bellinger 88. Prieur 889

Weight 12.39g. 26.29mm.
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069c Philip I. AR tetradrachm15 viewsobv: AYTOK KM IOYLI FILIPPOL CEB laur. drp. cuir bust r.
rev: DN MAPX EXOYCIAL Y PATOD eagle std.l. wreath in beak
ex: ANTIOXIA SC
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/730 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/732 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 30 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 23 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 - obv 0224 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 - obv 0312 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 - obv 04 17 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07 - Hadrian Tetradrachm AD126/7 - rev15 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
AR/BI Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Regnal Year 11 = AD126/7.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
rev: Eirene holding caduceus and grain ears.

Weight: 12.65 grams.
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07. "Pella": Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.32 viewsTetradrachm, ca 315 - 310 BC, "Pella" mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Boeotian shield at left, Σ. between the rungs of the throne.
17.24 gm., 26 mm.
P. #250; PROa #135.

Alexander appointed Antipater regent in Macedon during his absence. After Alexander's death in 323 BC, Antipater continued ruling as regent until his own death in 319 BC. Thereafter his son Kassander ruled until 297 BC, eventually taking the title of King in 305 BC. He was notorious for his cruelty, and in 311 BC he killed Alexander's widow and her young son. The silver coinage of Kassander's reign was all issued in the name of Alexander.
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07. Caracalla.23 viewsTetradrachm, 205-207 AD, Laodiceia ad Mare.
Obverse: AVT KAI . ANTΩNEINOC . CE . / Laureate bust of Caracalla.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC B / Eagle, holding wreath in beak, star between legs.
12.91 gm., 25 mm.
Bellinger #57; Prieur #1144.

When Caracalla went to the East to wage war with the Parthians, he issued vast quantities of tetradrachms to finance the activity. This coin, however, is not from that series; it was minted about 10 years earlier when Septimius Severus was still emperor. The main distinguishing feature of this coin is a bust of Caracalla as an adolescent, with just the beginnings of sideburns. It is a fairly scare type. For more information see "Severan Tetradrachms of Laodiceia" by R. G. McAlee in ANS Museum Notes #29 (1984), pages 43-59.

Prieur #1144 has the same obverse die as this coin. However, the reverse legend of #1144 has a Γ at the end of it. Prieur knew of only one example of this coin. Several years ago CNG had a coin from similar dies with the reverse legend ending in a B. Unfortunately, the last letter of the reverse legend on this coin is not real clear.
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071 - Elagabalus Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 276819 viewsObv:- A KAICAP MA AVP ANTWNINOC EV CEB, laureate head right
Rev:- Helmeted bust of Athena right; L-G to either side.
Minted in Alexandria, Year 3, (219/220 A.D.).
References:- Milne 2768. Emmett 2914 (Year 3) rated R3.
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074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-2696, D-4933, BI-Tetradrachm, L/A//--, Eagle standing left, #166 views074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-2696, D-4933, BI-Tetradrachm, L/A//--, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: A K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠOC EYCEB, Laureate, and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, head turned right, holding wreath in beak. Date L-A across fields.
exergue: L/A//--, diameter: 22,0-23,0 mm, weight: 12,84 g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: Dated Year (L-A=1), 243-244 A.D., ref: Geissen-2696, Dattari-4933, Kapmann-Ganschow-74.01-p294, Milne 3521, Emmett 3480.
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074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-2715, D-4935, BI-Tetradrachm, L/Γ//--, Eagle standing left, #169 views074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-2715, D-4935, BI-Tetradrachm, L/Γ//--, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: A K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠOC EYCEB, Laureate, and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, head turned right, holding wreath in beak. Date L-Γ across fields.
exergue: L/Γ//--, diameter: 22,0-23,0 mm, weight: 12,28 g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: Dated Year (L-Γ=3), 245-246 A.D., ref: Geissen-2715, Dattari-4935, Kapmann-Ganschow-73.34-p296, Milne 3631, Emmett 3480.
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074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Syria, Antioch, Prieur-445, AR-Tetradrachm, -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, Eagle, #164 views074p Philippus I. (244-249 A.D.), Syria, Antioch, Prieur-445, AR-Tetradrachm, -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, Eagle, #1
avers:- ΑΥΤΟΚ-ΚΜΙΟΥΛΙ-ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC-CΕΒ, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- ΔΗΜΑΡΧ-ΕΞCΟΥCΙΑ-ΥΠΑΤΟΔ, Eagle standing right with wreath in beak.
exe: -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, diameter: 25-28 mm, weight: 11,20 g, axis: 1 h,
mint: Syria, Antioch, date: 249 A.D., ref: Prieur-445 ,
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076pb Philippus II. (244-7 A.D., Caes, 247-9 A.D. Aug.), Syria, Antioch, Prieur-405, AR-Tetradrachm, -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, Eagle standing left, #161 views076pb Philippus II. (244-7 A.D., Caes, 247-9 A.D. Aug.), Syria, Antioch, Prieur-405, AR-Tetradrachm, -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CЄΒ, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left.
reverse: ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΧΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑΤΟ Γ, Eagle standing left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak.
exergue: -/-//ANTIOXIA/S-C, diameter: 25,58 mm, weight: 13,760 g, axis: 1h,
mint: Syria, Antioch, date: 247 A.D., ref: Prieur-405, McAlee 1039a,
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077 - Severus Alexander, Billon Tetradrachm, Alexandria - Milne 301719 viewsBillon Tetradrachm
Obv:- A KAI MAP AY CEY ALEXANDPOC, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:- Dikaiosyne seated left on facing throne, holding scales and cornucopia.
Minted in Alexandria. Year 7 (LZ in upper left field). A.D. 227/228.
Reference:- Milne 3017. Emmett 3097 (7) R5 citing Milne. Geissen -. Dattari 4296.

Apparently quite a rare coin.
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08 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Tyche13 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver/Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt.
Struck Regnal Year 11 = 126 / 127 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia ?

25 x 24mm
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Damaged flan.
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08 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Tyche24 viewsRoman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver/Billon Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt.
Struck Regnal Year 11 = 126 / 127 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia.

25 x 24mm
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08. Ecbatana: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.43 viewsTetradrachm, ca 311 - 295 BC, Ecbatana mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Anchor, forepart of a grazing horse, and two monograms at left; ΣΩ under throne.
17.01 gm., 26 mm.
P. #3931; M. #1355; ESM #475.

This is a coin of the Seleucid Empire from the time of Seleukos I, Nikator. Seleukos used the anchor as his personal symbol. Some of Seleukos' coinage was in the name of Alexander, and some was in his own name
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08. OTHO25 views69 AD
AR Billon Tetradrachm
O: LAUREATE HEAD OF OTHO, RIGHT
R: EIRENE, VEILED
ALEXANDRIA MINT
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089 - Philip I, Billon Tetradrachm - SNGCop 26940 viewsObv:– AVTOK K M IOVLI FILIPPOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev:– DEMARC EXOVCIAC VPATO D, eagle standing right with wreath in beak, ANTIOXIA SC below
Minted in Antioch, Syria. Dated 4th consulship A.D. 249
Reference:– SNGCop 269

Weight 12.39g. 27.42mm.
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09 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Helios / Sol36 views
Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Struck 129 - 131 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed
rev: Radiate bust of Helios right, chlamys buckled over shoulder.
Regnal Year: Year 14 (129 - 131 AD) across fields.
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09 - Hadrian Tetradrachm - Helios / Sol16 views
Ancient Roman Empire
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 AD)
Silver Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Struck 129 - 131 AD.

(titles in Greek)
obv: Laureate bust right, draped and cuirassed
rev: Radiate bust of Helios right, chlamys buckled over shoulder.
Regnal Year: Year 14 (129 - 131 AD) across fields.
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09. Alexandria: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.119 viewsTetradrachm, ca 310 - 305 BC, Alexandria (Egypt) mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander with Horn of Ammon, wearing elephant skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Athena carrying shield and hurling spear. Also small eagle sitting on thunderbolt at right. Two monograms: one at left, one at right.
15.10 gm., 26 mm.
S. #7749; BMC 6.6, 46.

You may have noticed that I refer to the obverse portraits on the Alexander the Great coins as "Head of Alexander as Herakles." Much has been written about these portraits as to whether or not they really portray Alexander's likeness. There can be no doubt, however, that the portrait on this coin was intended to be that of Alexander. Ptolemy issued this coin in the name of Alexander while he was Satrap of Egypt. The elephant skin headdress was probably inspired by the lion's skin headdress on Alexander's own coins. It likely refers to Alexander's conquests in India where he defeated an Indian army with 200 elephants. Beneath the elephant skin headdress, right above his ear, Alexander wears the Horn of Zeus Ammon. The priests of Zeus Ammon recognized Alexander as divine when he visited Egypt in 331 BC.
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09. Geta.16 viewsTetradrachm, 204 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: KAICAP ΓETAC / Bust of Geta.
Reverse: VΠATOC AΠOΔEΔEIΓ / Eagle standing on leg & thigh of animal.
11.84 gm., 25 mm.
Bellinger #5; Prieur #196.

The reverse legend translates as "consul designatus." Since Geta became consul for the first time in 205, the reverse legend dates this coin to the year 204. Prieur knew of only 4 examples of this coin when he published his book in 2000.
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091p Salonina (? - 268 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2969, D-5331, Egypt, Alexandria, -/IB/L//--, Eirene standing left, #1169 views091p Salonina (? - 268 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2969, D-5331, Egypt, Alexandria, -/IB/L//--, Eirene standing left, #1
avers:- KOPNHΛIA CAΛωNEINA CEB, Diademed and draped bust right.
revers:- Eirene standing left holding olive branch and sceptre, palm before, IB over L in right field..
exe: -/IB/L//--, diameter: 22,0-23,0 mm, weight:11,40 g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: IB/L (dated year 12), 264-265 A.D., ref: Geissen-2969, Dattari-5331, Kapmann-Ganschow-91.33-p-322,
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091p Salonina (? - 268 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2986, D-5334, Egypt, Alexandria, -/IЄ/L//--, Elpis walking left, #1154 views091p Salonina (? - 268 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2986, D-5334, Egypt, Alexandria, -/IЄ/L//--, Elpis walking left, #1
avers:- KOPNHΛIA CAΛωNEINA CEB, Diademed and draped bust right.
revers:- Elpis walking left, holding flower and raising hem of robe. Palm branch upright to left, IЄ over L in right field..
exe: -/IЄ/L//--, diameter: 22,0-23,5 mm, weight:10,85 g, axis: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: I/ЄL (dated year 15), 267-268 A.D., ref: Geissen-2986, Dattari-5334, Kapmann-Ganschow-91.53-p-324,
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092p Valerian-II. (256-258 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2991, D-5373, Eagle left, L-Δ, across the field,67 views092p Valerian-II. (256-258 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-2991, D-5373, Eagle left, L-Δ, across the field,
avers:- Π-ΛΙΚ-ΚΟΡ-ΟVΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟC-KAIC-CEB, Bare head right.
revers:-,Eagle left, head right, his beak wreath, L-Δ, across the field (year 4 Valerianus-I.),
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 20,5-21,5 mm, weight: 10,44g, axes: 11 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 256-257 A.D., L-Δ, across the field (year 4 Valerianus-I.), ref: Geissen-2991, Dattari-5373, Kapmann-Ganschow-92.2-p324,
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096 - Trajan Decius Ar Tetradrachm - Prieur 58135 viewsObv:- AYT K G ME KY TPAIANOC DEKIOC CEB. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; three pellets below.
Rev:- DHMAPX EX OYCIAC. Eagle standing right on palm, holding wreath in beak, SC in ex.
Minted in Antioch. A.D. 250-251.
Prieur 581.
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096 - Trajan Decius Ar Tetradrachm - Prieur 58224 viewsObv:- AYT K G ME KY TPAIANOC DEKIOC CEB. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; three pellets below.
Rev:– DEMAPX EXOYCIAC, Eagle standing left, head left, tail to right, wreath in beak, with wings spread, standing on palm, SC in exe.
Minted in Antioch. A.D. 250-251.
Prieur 582
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096 - Trajan Decius, Billon Tetradrachm - Prieur 52426 viewsObv:– AVT K G ME KY DEKIOC TPAIANOC CEB, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Rev:– DHMAPX EXOYCIAC, Eagle standing left on palm branch, wings spread, wreath in beak; S C in ex.
Minted in Antioch.
Reference:– Prieur 524

Weight 10.04g. 24.88mm.
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098 - Herennius Etruscus Ar Tetradrachm - Prieur 62820 viewsTetradrachm
Obv:– EPENNE TPOY ME KY DEKIOC KECAP, Bare headed draped bust right, single dot beneath
Rev:– DEMAPX EXOYCIAC, Eagle standing left, head left, tail to right, wreath in beak, with wings spread, standing on palm, SC in exe.
Minted in Antioch. A.D. 250 - 251
Reference:– Prieur 628 (20 examples cited)
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1. Alexander the Great, Silver Drachm123 views336-323 BC
Obv. Herakles head right
Rev. Zeus seated left
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10-Miletus: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.54 viewsTetradrachm, ca 295 - 275 BC, Miletus mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. MI monogram at left.
16.56 gm., 29 mm.
P. #2150; M. #1055.
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100 - Trebonianus Gallus Ar Tetradrachm - Prieur 67118 viewsTetradrachm
Obv:– AYTOK K G OYIB TREB GALLOC CEB, Laureate, draped cuirassed bust right
Rev:– DHMARX EXOYCIAC YPATOB, Eagle standing facing, head left, tail left//SC
Minted in Antioch. Second Issue. ./A
Reference:– Prieur 671
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101k probus. AE tetradrachm27 viewsobv: AKM AVP TTPOBOC CEB laur. cuir. bust r.
rev: eagle std. r. with wreath in beak
fld: S-L
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-, D-5411, LA//--, Tyche seated left, #166 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-, D-5411, LA//--, Tyche seated left, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: LA above, Tyche reclining left on draped and garlanded couch, holding the rudder in right hand.
exergue: LA//--, diameter: 20-20,5mm, weight: 9,26g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 268-269 A.D., Year 1. LA., ref: Geissen-, Dattari-5411, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.14-p-328,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3015, D-5414, -/LA//--, Eagle standing right, #1138 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3015, D-5414, -/LA//--, Eagle standing right, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing right, head left with wreath in its beak, LA in the left field.
exergue: -/LA//--, diameter: 21,0-22,5mm, weight: 8,54g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 268-269 A.D., Year 1. LA., ref: Geissen- 3015, Dattari-5414, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.01-p-327,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3015v., D-5414v., -/LA//--, Eagle standing right, #1163 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3015v., D-5414v., -/LA//--, Eagle standing right, #1, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. (Bust variation!)
reverse: Eagle standing right, head left with wreath in its beak, LA in the left field.
exergue: -/LA//--, diameter: 21,5mm, weight: 10,35g, axes: 11h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 268-269 A.D., Year 1. LA., ref: Geissen- 3015v., Dattari-5414v., Kapmann-Ganschow-104.01v.-p-327,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3027, D-5415, L/B//--, Eagle standing right, #166 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3027, D-5415, L/B//--, Eagle standing right, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing right, head left with wreath in its beak, L-B across the field,
exergue: L/B//--, diameter: 21-22mm, weight: 11,21g, axes: 11 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 269-270 A.D., Year 2. L-B., ref: Geissen- 3027, Dattari-5415, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.17-p-328,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3028, D-5417, L/B//--, Eagle standing left, #1114 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3028, D-5417, L/B//--, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in its beak, L-B across the field,
exergue: L/B//--, diameter: 21-21,5mm, weight: 9,02g, axes: 0 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 269-270 A.D., Year 2. L-B., ref: Geissen- 3028, Dattari-5418, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.16-p-328, Milne 4248, Curtis 1683, BMC-Alexandria 2333,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3037-3038, D-5392-5393, LB/-//--, Bust of Hermanubis right, #165 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3037-3038, D-5392-5393, LB/-//--, Bust of Hermanubis right, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Bust of Hermanubis right, wearing modius, lotus blossom to right, LB to left.
exergue: LB/-//--, diameter: 21mm, weight: 9,5g, axes: 0 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 269-270 A.D., Year 2. LB., ref: Geissen- 3037-3038, Dattari-5392-5393, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.25-p-329,
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104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3041, D-5402, -/LB//--, Nike advancing right, #190 views104p Claudius-II. Gothicus (268-270 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3041, D-5402, -/LB//--, Nike advancing right, #1
avers: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm, year LB in right field.
exergue: -/LB//--, diameter: 20,0mm, weight: 10,76g, axes: h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 269-270 A.D., Year 2. LB., ref: Milne 4235, Giessen-3041, Dattari-5402, Kapmann-Ganschow-104.29-p-329,
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106f Diocletian. AE tetradrachm16 viewsobv: laur. and cuir. bust r.
rev: Tyche reclining on lectisternium, holding rudder
fld: LA(date)
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106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3073, D-5470, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, ΔL/*//--, Eagle standing left, #1108 views106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3073, D-5470, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, ΔL/*//--, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CЄB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, holding wreath in beak.
exergue: ΔL/*//--, diameter: 22,0mm, weight: 9,20g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 272-273 A.D., Year 4., ref: Geissen-3073, Dattari-5470, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.23, p-331,
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106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3076, D-5492, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/*/LΔ//--, Eagle standing right on the wreath, #197 views106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3076, D-5492, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/*/LΔ//--, Eagle standing right on the wreath, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CЄB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing right on the wreath, head turned left.
exergue: -/*/LΔ//--, diameter: 21,0mm, weight: 9,73g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 272-273 A.D., Year 4., ref: Geissen-3076, Dattari-5492, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.28, p-332,
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106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3083-87, D-5489-90, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/Є//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle left, #164 views106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3083-87, D-5489-90, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/Є//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle left, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CЄB, Laureate cuirassed bust right.
reverse: ЄTOYC, eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in its beak.
exergue: -/Є//--, diameter: 20-21,5mm, weight: 9,65g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 273-274 A.D., Year 5. Є, ref: Geissen-3083-87, Dattari-5489-90, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.40-p332,
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106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3096, D-5477, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle left, #199 views106p Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), G-3096, D-5477, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle left, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CЄB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: ЄTOYC, Eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in its beak.
exergue: -/S//--, diameter: 21,0mm, weight: 8,5g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 274-275 A.D., Year 6. S, ref: Geissen-3096, Dattari-5477, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.54-p333,
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Ex Kreß 155 (1972), Lot 515.
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106p Aurelianus/Vaballathus (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3056, D-, -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, Vaballathus bust left, #1112 views106p Aurelianus/Vaballathus (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3056, D-, -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, Vaballathus bust left, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, LA in left down.
reverse: I A C OVABAΛΛAΘOC AΘHN V AVT C P, Laureate and diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vaballathus right, L-Δ across the field.
exergue: -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, diameter: 21,5mm, weight: 10,28g, axes:0 h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 270-271 A.D., LA/ LΔ Year 1 for Aurelianus, and Year 4 for Vaballathus, ref: Geissen-3056, Dattari-, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.67-p334,
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107 Severina (270-275 A.D.), T-3203 (Estiot), RIC V-I 019var, Antioch, AE-Antoninianus, CONCORDIA AVG, V//XXI, Emperor and Empress, R!203 views107 Severina (270-275 A.D.), T-3203 (Estiot), RIC V-I 019var, Antioch, AE-Antoninianus, CONCORDIA AVG, V//XXI, Emperor and Empress, R!
avers:- SEVERINA-PF-AVG, Empress right, diademed, draped, on a lunar crescent. (E2)
revers:- CONCORDIA-AVG, Emperor togate (no laurel crown) standing right, clasping the hand of Empress standing left. (Emperor and Empress 1)
"A very interesting coin from the historical point of view as it belongs to the issues dating from Severina's interregnum after the assassination of Aurelian (september-november 275).
"As far as the organisation of coin production was concerned, we see that from the end of 274, certain officinae in some of the mints struck coins exclusively for Severina: this is the case with issues 2-4 at Lyon, issues 10-11 at Rome and issue 4 at Ticinum. After the death of Aurelian, the officinae are no longer shared between Aurelian and Severina: at Lyon, there is a 5th issue attested by coins in the name of Severina only, and the same applies to the 12th issue at Rome where the empress monopolizes the six active équipes, and the 5th issue at Ticinum, where all six officinae struck coins just for Severina. It is clear that the Empress as regent was exercising alone power and right to coin.
In fact the evidence shows that all eight mints that were active in the autumn of 275 across the Empire were producing issues in the name of Severina alone. The mint at Serdica struck coins for Severina with the legend Severina Augusta.The mint at Antioch exceptionally gave the Empress the titles P(ia) F(elix), normally reserved for emperors; on the reverse, the legend is changed from the plural form Concordia Augg (Augustorum) to the singular Concordia Aug, which may be expanded as Concordia Augustae. The type no longer shows the standard reverse, Aurelian shaking the hand of Concordia, but an anonymous male figure, now without laurel-wreath and sceptre, shaking the hand of Severina, who is easily recognizable by her characteristic hairdress and is shown in a larger size. At Alexandria, coins in the name of Severina continued to be struck as the mint received the news of Aurelian’s assassination, and stopped issuing his coins: the hoards from Karanis have 5 tetradrachms of the 7th year of Aurelian (that is after 29 August 275), but 25 of Severina."
(From the website Monnaies de l'Empire Romain / Roman Imperial Coinage 268-276 AD : http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/info/hist5#severine)"
by S. Estiot. Thank you S. Estiot.
exerg: V//XXI, diameter: 23mm, weight: 4,61g, axes: 0h,
mint: Antioch, iss-7, off-5, date: 275 A.D., ref: RIC-19var., T-3203 (Estiot), C-,
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107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-3102, D-5504, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle standing right, #161 views107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-3102, D-5504, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle standing right, #1
avers: OVΛΠ CЄVHPINA CЄB, Diademed and draped bust right.
reverse: ЄTOYC-S, Eagle standing right, palm across the shoulder, holding wreath in beak.
exergue: -/S//--, diameter: 20,0mm, weight: 8,46g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 274-275 A.D., Year 6. S, ref: Geissen-3102, Dattari-5504, Kapmann-Ganschow-107.2-p335,
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107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-3103, D-5506, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle standing left, #161 views107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, G-3103, D-5506, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/S//--, ЄTOYC, Eagle standing left, #1
avers: OVΛΠ CЄVHPINA CЄB, Diademed and draped bust right.
reverse: ЄTOYC-S, Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in its beak.
exergue: -/S//--, diameter: 19,0-21,0mm, weight: 6,94, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 274-275 A.D., Year 6. S, ref: Geissen-3103, Dattari-5506, Kapmann-Ganschow-107.1-p335,
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107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), G-3108, D-5502, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/Z//--, ЄTOYC, Elpis standing facing, head left, #1111 views107p Severina (270-275 A.D.), G-3108, D-5502, Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, -/Z//--, ЄTOYC, Elpis standing facing, head left, #1
avers: OVΛΠ CЄVHPINA CЄB, Diademed and draped bust right.
reverse: ЄTOYC, Elpis standing facing, head left, holding a flower and raising the hem of the skirt.
exergue: -/Z//--, diameter: 20,0mm, weight: 8,46g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 275 A.D., Year 7. Z, ref: Geissen-3108, Dattari-5502, Kapmann-Ganschow-107.2-p335,
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Ex Hirsch 105 (1977), Lot 3509.
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108 - Salonina - tetradrachm - Milne 415120 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– KOPNHΛIA ΣALΩNEINA ΣEB, Draped bust right wearing stephane
Rev:– None, Eagle standing to the left, wings open, wreath in beak, palm to the right
Minted in Alexandria LIΔ | _. A.D. ???
Reference(s) – Curtis 1640, BMC 2278, Milne 4151.
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109_Aurelianus_(270-275_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3056,_D-,_Alexdr_Vaballathus-l_,L-__Q-001_0h_21,5mm_10,28g-s.jpg
109p Vaballathus/Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3056, D-, -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, Vaballathus bust left, #168 views109p Vaballathus/Aurelianus (270-275 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3056, D-, -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, Vaballathus bust left, #1
avers: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, LA in left down.
reverse: I A C OVABAΛΛAΘOC AΘHN V AVT C P, Laureate and diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vaballathus right, L-Δ across the field.
exergue: -/LA//--, L/Δ//--, diameter: 21,5mm, weight: 10,28g, axes:0 h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 270-271 A.D., LA/ LΔ Year 1 for Aurelianus, and Year 4 for Vaballathus, ref: Geissen-3056, Dattari-, Kapmann-Ganschow-106.67-p334,
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11. "Pella": Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.34 viewsTetradrachm, ca 280 - 275 BC, "Pella" mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Monogram under throne, Triton at left.
16.95 gm., 29 mm.
P. #527.

Following the overthrow of Demetrios Poliorketes by Lysimachos in 288 BC, there was a period of about a dozen years where no ruler was able to establish himself for any length of time in Macedonia. In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas achieved a victory over Gallic invaders in Thrace, and that enabled him to claim his father's throne. He ruled until 239 BC and the Macedonian kingdom prospered during his reign.
This coin was issued about the time Antigonos became king and established his own coinage. The decade 280 - 270 BC was a troubled one for the area due to the Gallic invasions (279 - 276 BC), and coins in the name of Alexander the Great from this decade are not common.
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110i Maximianus Herculius. billion tetradrachm16 viewsobv: laur. drp. cuir. bust r.
rev: Homonia std. l. raising r. hand and holding double cornucopiae
fld: L-r (date)
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3126, D-5552, L/B//--, Eagle left, head right, #1 63 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3126, D-5552, L/B//--, Eagle left, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle left, head right, his beak wreath, L-B, across the field.
exergue: L/B//--, diameter: 18,5-20,3mm, weight: 6,91g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 276-277 A.D., L-B Year 2., ref: Geissen-3126, Dattari-5552, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.5,
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3127, D-5527, LB/-//--, Dikaiosyne/Aequitas standing left, #187 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3127, D-5527, LB/-//--, Dikaiosyne/Aequitas standing left, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Dikaiosyne/Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae, LB left at foot.
exergue: LB/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 8,51g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 276-277 A.D., LB Year 2., ref: Geissen-3127, Dattari-5527, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.7-p338,
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112_Probus_(276-282_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3128,_D-5533,_K-G_112_8,_Alexandria,_Elpis,_L-B_left__(year_2),_276-77_AD,_Q-001,_0h,_19,5mm,_7,11g-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3128, D-5533, LB/-//--, Elpis advancing left, #169 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3128, D-5533, LB/-//--, Elpis advancing left, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Elpis advancing left, holding flower and lifting fold of dress, LB in the left field.
exergue: LB/-//--, diameter: 19,5mm, weight: 7,11g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 276-277 A.D., LB Year 2., ref: Geissen-3128, Dattari-5533, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.8,
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112_Probus_(276-282_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3134,_D-5545,_KG_112_15,_Alexandria,_Tyche_left,_L-Gamma,_Q-001,_0h,_18,5-19,0mm,_6,26g-s~0.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3134, D-5545, LΓ/-//--, Tyche/Fortuna standing left, #166 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3134, D-5545, LΓ/-//--, Tyche/Fortuna standing left, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Tyche/Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, L-Γ left at the top.
exergue: LΓ/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 8,51g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 277-278 A.D., LB Year 3., ref: Geissen-3134, Dattari-5545, Milne 4560, Curtis 1890, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.15-p338,
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3134, D-5545, LΓ/-//--, Tyche/Fortuna standing left, #277 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3134, D-5545, LΓ/-//--, Tyche/Fortuna standing left, #2
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Tyche/Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, LΓ left at the top.
exergue: LΓ/-//--, diameter: 18,0mm, weight: 7,141g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 277-278 A.D., LB Year 3., ref: Geissen-3134, Dattari-5545, Milne 4560, Curtis 1890, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.15-p338,
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112_Probus_(276-282_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3136-3137,_D-5561,_Alexandria,_Eagle_left,_L-Delta,_across_the_field,_Q-001_11h_19,0mm_8,03ga-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3136-3137, D-5561, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, head right, #1100 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3136-3137, D-5561, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle left, head right, his beak wreath, L-Δ, across the field.
exergue: L/Δ//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 8,03g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 278-279 A.D., L-Δ Year 4., ref: Emmet-, Milne-, Geissen-3136-3137, Dattari-5561, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.16-p338,
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Ex Kreß, Auction 171 (1978), Lot 1117.
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3139, D-5530, LΔ/-//--, Eirene/Pax standing left, #170 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3139, D-5530, LΔ/-//--, Eirene/Pax standing left, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eirene/Pax standing left holding olive branch and sceptre, L-Δ left at foot.
exergue: LΔ/-//--, diameter: 17-18,5mm, weight: 6,06g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 278-279 A.D., LΔ Year 4., ref: Emmet-3986, Milne 4551, Geissen-3139, Dattari-5530, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.19-p-339,
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112_Probus_276-282_AD),_Bi-Tetrdr_,_Emmet-,G-3145,D-5553,_KG-112_22,_Alexandria,_Eagle_r_,L-E,_Y-5,279-80,Q-001_11h_18,5-20mm_7,21-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3145, D-5553, L/Є//--, Eagle left, head right, #1 93 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, Emmet-3984, L/Є//--, Eagle left, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle left, head right, his beak wreath, L-Є, across the field.
exergue: L/Є//--, diameter: 18,5-20,0mm, weight: 7,21g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 279-280 A.D., L-Є Year 5., ref: Emmet-3984, Milne-4610, Geissen-3145, Dattari-5553, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.22-p339,
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112_Probus_(276-282_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3147,_D-5534,_KG-112_27,_Alexandria,_Homonoia_left,_LE,_Y-5,_Milne_4598,_279-80_AD,_Q-001,_11h,_18,0-19,8mm,_6,89g-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3147, D-5534, LЄ/-//--, Homonoia standing left, #173 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3147, D-5534, LЄ/-//--, Homonoia standing left, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Homonoia standing left, right arm raised; cornucopiae in left hand, LЄ left at foot.
exergue: LЄ/-//--, diameter: 18,0-19,8mm, weight: 6,89g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 279-280 A.D., LЄ Year 5., ref: Geissen-3147, Dattari-5534, Milne-4598, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.27,
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112_Probus_(276-282_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3148,_D-5540,_K-G_112_28,_Alexandria,_Nike,_E-L_right__(year_5),_279-80_AD,_Q-001,_0h,_17,3-18,0mm,_7,15g-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3148, D-5540, -/LЄ//--, Nike flying right, #161 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3148, D-5540, -/LЄ//--, Nike flying right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Nike, in long chiton, flying right carrying palm and wreath, LЄ in the right field.
exergue: -/LЄ//--, size: 17,3-18,0mm, weight: 7,15g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 279-280 A.D., LЄ Year 5., ref: Geissen-3148, Dattari-5540, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.28,
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3149, D-5557, L/S//--, Eagle right, head right, #1 76 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3149, D-5557, L/S//--, Eagle right, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle right, head right, his beak wreath, L-S, across the field.
exergue: L/S//--, diameter: 18-22mm, weight: 8,69g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 280-281 A.D., L-S Year 6., ref: Emmet-3982, Milne-4682, Geissen-3149, Dattari-5557, Curtis , Kapmann-Ganschow-112.31-p339,
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112_Probus_276-282_AD),_Bi-Tetrdr_,_Emmet-,G-3154,D-5558,_KG-112_37,_Alexandria,_Eagle_r_,L-Z,_Y-7,281-2,Q-001_0h_18-22mm_8,69g-s.jpg
112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3154, D-5558, L/Z//--, Eagle right, head right, #1 103 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3154, D-5558, L/Z//--, Eagle right, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle right, head right, his beak wreath, L-Z, across the field.
exergue: L/Z//--, diameter: 18-22mm, weight: 8,69g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 281-282 A.D., L-Z Year 7., ref: Emmet-3154, Milne-4649, Geissen-3154, Dattari-5558, Curtis 1864, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.37-p340,
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112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3155, D-5555, L/Z//--, Eagle left, head right, #1108 views112 Probus (276-282 A.D.), Egypt, Alexandria, Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3155, D-5555, L/Z//--, Eagle left, head right, #1
avers: A K M AVP ΠPOBOC CЄB, Laureated, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle left, head right, his beak wreath, L-Z, across the field.
exergue: L/Z//--, diameter: 19mm, weight: 7,38g, axes: 11h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 281-282 A.D., L-Z Year 7., ref: Geissen-3155, Dattari-5555, Kapmann-Ganschow-112.38-p340,
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113_Carus_(282-283_A_D_),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-3160,_D-5567-68,_Alexdr_,Eagle_left,L-A_Q-001_11h_19mm_8,55g-s.jpg
113p Carus (282-283 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3187, D-5604-05, Alexandria, Eagle left, beetween two standard, L A above,77 views113p Carus (282-283 A.D.), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3187, D-5604-05, Alexandria, Eagle left, beetween two standard, L A above,
avers:-, A-K-M-A-KAROC-CEB, Laureated, draped and curiassed bust right.
revers:- Eagle left, beetween two standard, head right, his beak wreath, L A above (year 1).
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 19mm, weight:8,55 g, axes:11 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: L A year-1, 282-283 A.D., ref: Geissen-3160, Dattari-5567-68, Emmett 3997, Kapmann-Ganschow-113.2-p-340,
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12. Callatis: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.34 viewsTetradrachm, ca 250 - 225 BC, Callatis mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. K at left, NAY under throne.
16.61 gm., 30 mm.
P. #943.

On the tag that came with this coin is the inscription "6 / Sept / 44 Bulgaria." The Soviet occupation of Bulgaria began on Sept. 9, 1944. It would be interesting to know the story behind that inscription as it applies to this coin...
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12. Elagabalus.22 viewsTetradrachm. 219 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: AVT K M A ANTΩNEINOC CEB / Laureate bust of Elagabalus.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞVΠATOCTO B / Eagle holding wreath in its beak, Star between its legs. Δ and E on either side of eagle's head.
14.20 gm., 25 mm.
Prieur 254, 270, or 274.
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120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-, D-6008, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Eagle left, #166 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-, D-6008, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Eagle left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L - E (year 5), Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left.
exerg: L/E//--, diameter: 17,5-18mm, weight: 7,91g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., L-E, Year 5., ref: Geissen-, Dattari-6008, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.43-p-353,
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120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3286, D-5875, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/B//--, Elpis left, #181 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3286, D-5875, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/B//--, Elpis left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L-B, Elpis (Hope) advancing left, holding a flower and raising the hem of the skirt.
exerg: L/B//--, diameter: 18-20mm, weight: 8,17g, axes:0 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 286-287 A.D.,L-B year 2., ref: Geissen-3286, Dattari-5875, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.17-p-352,
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120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3298, D-6006-07, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, #165 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3298, D-6006-07, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L - Δ (year 4), standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left.
exerg: L/Δ//--, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 7,95g, axes: 2h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 288-289 A.D., L-Δ, Year 4., ref: Geissen-3298, Dattari-6006-07, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.31-p-352,
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120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3307, D-5989-91, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Tyche left, #163 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3307, D-5989-91, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Tyche left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L-E across the field, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopia, star to left.
exerg: L/E//--, diameter: 18mm, weight:6,48 g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., Year 5 L-E., ref: Geissen-3307, Dattari-5989-91, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.46-p-353,
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120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3324, D-5967,5969, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #167 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3324, D-5967,5969, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #1
avers:- MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate head right.
revers:- Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm branch, L-Z across the field.
exe: L/Z//--, diameter: 22mm, weight: 9,07g, axis: 5h,
mint:Alexandria, date:290-291 A.D., L-Z Year 7., ref: Geissen-3324, Dattari-5967, 5969, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.64-p-354,
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121p Constantius I. Chlorus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-306 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3349, D-6050-6055, Bi-Tetradrachm, Elpis standing left, L-B across the field,63 views121p Constantius I. Chlorus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-306 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3349, D-6050-6055, Bi-Tetradrachm, Elpis standing left, L-B across the field,
avers:- ΦΛ Α ΚωCTANTIOC K, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- Elpis standing left holding flower and hem of skirt, Δ in exergo, L-B across the field.
exerg: L/B//Δ, diameter: 21mm, weight: 9,5g, axes: 0 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 293-294 A.D., Year 2. L-B., ref: Geissen- 3349, Dattari-6050-6055, Kapmann-Ganschow-121.14-p-358,
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122 - Claudius II Gothicus - Billon tetradrachm - Milne 422611 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– AVT K KLAUDIOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Helmeted and cuirassed Ares (Mars) standing left, rests on spear and holds sword in sheath with chlamys
Minted in Alexandria (L | B). A.D. 268/269
Reference(s) – Milne 4226. Emmett 3871(2). Curtis 1661. BMC 2311. SNG Cop 839, Kampmann 104.20;
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122 - Claudius II Gothicus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Eagle, Milne 429118 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing right, wreath in beak, palm behind
Minted in Alexandria, L in left field, Г in right field (year 3). A.D. 269/270
Reference:– Curtis 1687, BMC 2336, Milne 4291
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122 - Claudius II Gothicus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Nike right30 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike advancing right, holding wreath & palm, year
Minted in Alexandria, L in left field, B in right field (year 2). A.D. 268/269
Reference:– Curtis 1712, BMC 2321 Milne 4228
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1247 PONTUS, Amisus Hadrian Didrachm 131-32 AD Tyche10 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 1247; BMC Pontus 85 Pag. 22

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ Π Π ΥΠ Γ
Draped and laureate bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear

Rev. ΑΜΙСΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑС ΕΤΟΥС ΡΞΓ (Year 163 (ΡΞΓ Date 131/2)
Turreted Tyche seated l., r. resting on rudder on head, left, holding cornucopia on left arm.

5.44 gr
23 mm
6h
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1249 PONTUS, Amisus Hadrian Drachm 131-32 AD Athena standing16 viewsReference.
RPC III, 1249; SNG Copenhagen 178

Issue Year 163 (ΡΞΓ)

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ Π Π ΥΠ Γ
Draped and laureate bust of Hadrian, r., seen from rear.

Rev. ΑΜΙСΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑС ΕΤΟΥС ΡΞΓ
Athena standing facing, head l., holding Nike on extended r. hand, l. resting on shield.

2.80 gr
18 mm
6h

Note.
Ex NAC Auktion 78, 2014, Nr. 2239.
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125 - Aurelian, Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 445613 viewsObv:– A K L DOM AVPHLIANOC CEB, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev– ETOYC - S, Eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in its beak
Minted in Egypt, Alexandria Year 6 of Aurelian, 275-276 AD.
Reference:– Milne 4456. Curtis 1773
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125 - Aurelian, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Eagle left, Milne 445616 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– A K L ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CEB, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev– None, Eagle standing left, head right, with wreath in its beak
Minted in Alexandria, ETOYC in left field, S in right field (year 6). A.D. 275/276
Reference:– Milne 4456. Curtis 1773
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125 - Aurelian, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Vabalathus, Milne 430827 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– AYT K Λ Δ AYRHΛIANOC CEB, Laureate and draped bust of Aurelian right
Rev– I A C OYABAΛΛAΘOC AΘHN Y A [C R or VT S RW], Laureate, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus right
Minted in Alexandria, Alexandria Year 1 of Aurelian (L | A), Year 4 of Vabalathus and Zenobia (L | Δ), 270 AD
Reference:– Geissen 3054; Dattari 5422; BMC 2386; Milne 4308
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1250 PONTUS, Amisus Hadrian Drachm 131-32 AD Athena standing14 viewsReference.
RPC III, 1250; SNG Copenhagen 178; Rec. 80, Nordbř 1c, 36-62

Issue Year 163 (ΡΞΓ)

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ Π Π ΥΠ Γ
laureate head of Hadrian, right with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΑΜΙСΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑС ΕΤΟΥС ΡΞΓ
Athena standing facing, head l., holding Nike on extended r. hand, l. resting on shield.

3.0 gr
18 mm
6h
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1252 PONTUS, Amisus Hadrian Drachm 132-33 AD Capricorn 62 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 1252; BMC Pontus 89 Pag. 22; SNG von Aulock 6740; Waddington, RG pg. 62, 83

Issue Year 164 ΡΞΔ

Obv. AVT KAI TPA ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟCCEBΠΠVΠΓ
Laureate head right drapery on left shoulder (or aegis?)

Rev. AMICOY ELEYQH-PAC ETOVC, ΡΞΔ below
Capricorn right, with globe between legs, cornucopiae.

2.75 gr
18 mm
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1273 PONTUS, Amisus Sabina Drachm 135-36 AD Hermes standing35 viewsReference.
RPC 3, 1273; (Waddington) Rec. 100, Nordbř 4c, 152-60

Issue Year 166 (PΞΣ)

Obv. СΑΒΕΙΝΑ СΕΒΑСΤΗ
Diademed and draped bust of Sabina, r., hair falling in plait down neck.

Rev. ΑΜΙСΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑС ΕΤΟΥС ΡΞϚ
Hermes standing l., holding purse in r. hand and caduceus down in l.

3.07 gr
21 mm
h
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1289 PONTUS, Amisus Hadrian Drachm 136-37 AD Demeter standing24 viewsReference.
RPC III 1289; Rec 95, Nordbř 6c, 186-93 corr.

Issue Year 168 (PΞH)

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ Π Π ΥΠ Γ
Bare head of Hadrian, r.

Rev. ΑΜΙСΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑС ΕΤΟΥС ΡΞΗ
Demeter standing l., holding patera in r. hand, l. resting on torch

2.89 gr
19 mm
6h
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13. Phaselis: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.24 viewsTetradrachm, 206 / 05 BC, Phaselis mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. ΙΓ and Φ at left.
16.59 gm., 30 mm.
P. #2853.

The letters ΙΓ are a date: year 13. The dated coinage of Phaselis runs from year 1 through year 33. The coinage of Phaselis came to an end in 186 BC when the Treaty of Apamea gave Rhodes control over Lycia. That makes year 13 correspond to 206 / 205 BC. See pages 346 - 49 of Price, vol. I.
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130 - Tacitus Alexandrian Tetradrachm - Milne 448946 viewsObv:– A K KL TAKITOS SEB, Laureate, draped bust right
Rev:– ETOVC, Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) standing left with scales & cornucopiae
Minted in Alexandria, A.D. 275 – 276 (A – Year 1)
References:– Milne 4489
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135 - Carus Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 4660-112 viewsObv:– A K MA KAPOC CEB, Laureate, draped bust right
Rev:– (No legend), Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) standing facing, head left, scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left
Minted in Alexandria (LA | _) A.D. 282/283 (Year 1)
Reference:– Emmett 3996; Milne 4660-1; Curtis 1897-1902; BMC 2441; K 1161

Weight 6.39g. 17.99mm.
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137 - Carinus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Eagle with standards, Milne 466722 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– A K M A KAPINOC K, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Fortuna/ Tyche crowned with modius, wearing long chiton and peplios, standing left resting right hand on rudder and holding cornucopiae in left hand.
Minted in Alexandria (LA in upper left field). A.D. 283
Reference:– Curtis 1927, BMC 2448, Milne 4667
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137 - Carinus, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Eagle with standards, Milne 467916 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– A K M A KAPINOC K, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle standing left between vexilla, wings open, head turned back, wreath in beak.
Minted in Alexandria (LA in upper field). A.D. 283
Reference:– Curtis 1913, BMC 2449, Milne 4679
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13816 viewsAntoninus Pius 138-61 AD
AE drachm
Alexandria
Year 2
Rev: Two canopic jars
Dattari cf 2497
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13825 viewsAntoninus Pius 138-61 AD
AE drachm
Alexandria
Year 17
Rev: Temple complex of Caesarea, mount Argaeus behind
Milne 2251
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13812 viewsAntoninus Pius 138-61 AD
AE drachm
Alexandria
Year 12
Rev: Athena standing left resting on shield
Milne -, Koln 1599, SNG Glasgow cf 4207
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13814 viewsAntoninus Pius 138-61 AD
AE drachm
Alexandria
Year 12
Rev: Serapis seated left within a distyle temple
SNG Glasgow 4211, Koln 1620
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138-129 BC27 viewsAntiochos VII Euergetes Sidetes
Tetradrachm

Obverse:His diademed head right
Reverse:Athena standing lef holding Nike,spear and shield

30.02mm 16.57gm

Sear 7091 var ; SNG UK VIII 1063
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138-129 BC31 viewsAntiochos VII Euergetes(Sidetes)
Drachm
Obverse:Head of Antiochos VII right
Reverse:Nike advancing left,holding wreath and supporting fold of dress

16.94mm 3.77gm

SEAR 7096
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1399 Hadrian, Cistophorus Laodicea mint 128-132 AD Zeus standing35 viewsReference.
RPC III, 1399; Pinder 48; RIC 497; Metcalf, Cistophori, type 56; RSC 275

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P
Bare head right

Rev. COS III
Zeus Laodiceus standing left, holding eagle and scepter.

9.94 gr
27 mm
12h

Note von BMC
1 Cistophorus (tetradrachm) = 3 Denarii
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14. Celtic AR tetradrachm - GALLIERKOPF / SCHNURRBART type - 2nd-1st century (?)489 viewsobv: Apollo head (?) with a mustache right
rev: Rider left, under the horse is rosette with a central point
ref: Göbl OTA 349 (Gallierkopf/Schnurrbart), Pink 349 (Gallischer Einflus); Dessewffy 1224; Dembski 1273-1278 (Kopf mit Schnurrbart); Kostial -; LaTour 9866;
mint: unknown
9.87gms, 24mm

The obverse is one of the most beautiful and the most characteristic product of the (east) celtic coinage. The tipical gallic (or Apollo ?) head without beard and the thick pleated hair belongs to celtic coins of Noricum, and this motive probably got to the Munkács area with transmit of Boii. Maybe that's why Pink is classified in category of Western influence coins (unter Westlichem Einfluss).
Reverse rider holds a zickzack line (lightning?) in right hand, while with his left hand is based on the horse (see: LaTour 9866)
Other description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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14. Rhodes: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.16 viewsTetradrachm, ca 201 - 190 BC, Rhodes mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. ΔΑΜΑΤΡΙΟΣ and rosebud at left, ΡΟ under throne.
16.89 gm., 32 mm.
P. #2521; M. #1162.

In 202 - 201 BC, Philip V of Macedon was threatening the cities of Asia Minor. Pergamum and Rhodes were political and military rivals, but they were allies against this common aggressor. Each city struck coins of the Alexander type so that the fleet and army assembled in this alliance could be paid in a common currency. By 190 BC old animosities reemerged and the joint coinage ended.
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141 - Diocletian, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Eirene, Milne 477416 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– A K ΓOYAΛ ΔIOKΛHTIANOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene standing left, holding sceptre and olive-branch
Minted in Alexandria (L | B). A.D. 285/286
Reference(s) – Curtis 1976, BMC 2493v, Milne 4774
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141 - Diocletian, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Tyche reclining, Milne 475633 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– A K ΓOYAΛ ΔIOKΛHTIANOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Tyche reclining left on garlanded couch, right hand on rudder, left hand supports head
Minted in Alexandria (LA). A.D. 284/285
Reference:– Curtis 2023, BMC 2527v, Milne 4756
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146 - Maximian, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Nike, Milne 498526 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike, advancing right holding wreath and palm. Star in right field.
Minted in Alexandria (L | S).
Reference(s) – Curtis -, BMC -, Milne 4985
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148 - Galerius - Alexandria, Eirene13 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– GAL MAXIMIANOC K, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene, standing left, holding olive branch and sceptre..
Minted in Alexandria (L| B). A.D. 293
Reference(s) – Curtis -, BMC -, Milne 5106. Emmett 4219 (Year 2) Rated R5
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148 - Galerius - Billon Tetradrachm - Milne 524013 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– MAXIMIANOC K, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eagle, standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak, Palm in left field..
Minted in Alexandria (L| D). A.D. 295
Reference(s) – Milne 5240
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148 - Manimianus Herculius - Alexandria, Athena - Unpublished17 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Obv:– MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate bust right
Rev:– None, Athena, seated left, holding Victory and spear..
Minted in Alexandria (L I| A; star above). A.D. 296
Reference(s) – Curtis -, BMC -, Milne -. Emmett - (not noted with star). Dattari - (cf. Dattari 5847 has date L--IA; star right)
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15. Mesembria: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.35 viewsTetradrachm, ca 250 - 175 BC, Mesembria mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Monogram under throne, Corinthian helmet at left.
16.66 gm., 33 mm.
P. #1013.
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15. Philip I.20 viewsTetradrachm, 244 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: AVTOK K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOV CEB / Laureate bust of Philip I.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞOVCIAC / Eagle standing, holding wreath in its beak. S C in field under wings; MON VRB in exergue.
16.39 gm., 26 mm.
Prieur #304.

In his Moneta Urbis - Antioxia (Frankfurt, 1969), H. R. Baldus advances the theory that Philip's MONVRB coinage was minted in Rome. This theory is now generally accepted.
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16. Aradus: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.66 viewsTetradrachm, 196 / 195 BC, Aradus mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Palm tree at left, ΑΡ monogram under throne, ΔΞ in exergue.
17.00 gm., 30 mm.
P. #3396.

Dating this coin: ΔΞ = year 64 = 196 / 195 BC. The era dates to 259 BC when Aradus gained its autonomy. In this series there are 35 different dates between year 17 (243 / 242 BC) and year 94 (166 / 165 BC). There are several breaks in the series (after years 45 and 69 for example) which reflect different political situations in Phoenecia.
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16. Otacilia Severa.13 viewsTetradrachm, 244 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: MAP ΩTAKIΛ CEOYHPAN CEB / Diademed bust of Otacilia Severa.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / Eagle on branch, holding wreath in its beak. SC in exergue.
11.94 gm., 27 mm.
Prieur #325.
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161b12 viewsLucius Verus 161-9 AD
AE drachm
Alexandria
Year 5
Rev: Nike seated left holding wreath and palm branch
Milne 2521
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162-150 BC51 viewsDemetrios I Soter
Tetradrachm

Obverse:His diademed head right within laurel-wreath
Reverse:BASILEWS DHMHTPIOY;Tyche seated left on throne ,supported by tritoness;monogram at left field

29.80mm 16.37gm

Sear 7014
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1641 - Mark Antony and Lucius Antonius, Denarius238 viewsDenarius minted in Ephesus in 41 BC
M ANT IMP AVG III VIR RPCM NERVA PROQ P, Bare head of Mark Antony right
L ANTONIUS COS, Bare head of Lucius Antonius right
3.58 gr
Ref : HCRI # 246, RCV #1509, Cohen #2
Following description taken from NAC auction 40, #617, about an other example of the same coin :
"This denarius, depicting the bare heads of Marc Antony and his youngest brother Lucius Antony, is a rare dual-portrait issue of the Imperatorial period. The family resemblance is uncanny, and one wonders if they truly looked this much alike, or if it is another case of portrait fusion, much like we observe with the dual-portrait billon tetradrachms of Antioch on which the face of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII takes on the square dimensions of Marc Antony. When Antony fled Rome to separate himself from Octavian and to take up his governorship in Gaul, Lucius went with him, and suffered equally from the siege of Mutina. This coin, however, was struck in a later period, when Lucius had for a second time taken up arms against Octavian in the west. Marc Antony was already in the east, and that is the region from which this coinage emanates. Since Lucius lost the ‘Perusine War’ he waged against Octavian, and was subsequently appointed to an office in Spain, where he died, it is likely that he never even saw one of his portrait coins."
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1653 MYSIA, Miletopolis Hadrian, Athena bust12 viewsReference.
RPC III, 1653; SNG France 1312; BMC 10 var. (pag. 92);SNG Cop. - (vgl. 251), SNG v.Aul. -

Obv. ΑΥΤΟ ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ
Laureate, bust right, baldric (sword) strap around neck and across chest, loop on shoulder, seen from front.

Rev. ΜΕΙΛΗΤΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena, right.

5.81 gr
20 mm
6h

Note.
assarion: an assarion, a farthing (one tenth of a drachma).
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17. Philip II.19 viewsTetradrachm, 244 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: MAP IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC KECAP / Bust of Philip II.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞOVCIAC / Eagle on branch, holding wreath in its beak. SC in exergue.
11.65 gm., 26 mm.
Prieur #332.
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17. Temnos: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.33 viewsTetradrachm, ca 188 - 170 BC, Temnos mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟ&Upsilon / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Two monograms, vine branch, and vase at left.
16.25 gm., 33 mm.
P. #1686; M. #958.
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18-30 - VESPASIANO (69 - 79 D.C.)52 viewsAR Tetradracma (Provincial) 25 x 23 mm 13.6 gr.

Anv: "AYTOK[PAT ΩP KAICAP CEBATOC OYECIIACIANOC]" - Busto laureado viendo a derecha.
Rev: "ETOY [NEOY IEPOY A ó B ó Γ]" - Aguila parada de frente con su cabeza a izquierda, sobre un garrote con sus alas extendidas y corona de laureles en el pico.

Acuńada 69 - 71 D.C.
Ceca: Syria - Seleucis and Pieria - Antiochia ad Orontem

Referencias: Sear GICTV #736 Pag.70 - BMC Vol.20 #227 Pag.178 - RPC (#1970 =Ańo 1, #1971=Ańo 2 ó #1973=Ańo 3) Grupo 7 - Prieur Syro-Phoenician tatradrachms (2000) pag.20 #132 Grupo 9
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18-40 - VESPASIANO (69 - 79 D.C.)22 viewsAR Tetradracma (Provincial) 25 x 23 mm 13.6 gr.

Anv: "AYTOK[PAT ΩP KAICAP CEBATOC OYECIIACIANOC]" - Busto laureado viendo a derecha.
Rev: "ETOY [NEOY IEPOY A ó B ó Γ]" - Aguila parada de frente con su cabeza a izquierda, sobre un garrote con sus alas extendidas y corona de laureles en el pico.

Acuńada 69 - 71 D.C.
Ceca: Syria - Seleucis and Pieria - Antiochia ad Orontem

Referencias: Sear GICTV #736 Pag.70 - BMC Vol.20 #227 Pag.178 - RPC (#1970 =Ańo 1, #1971=Ańo 2 ó #1973=Ańo 3) Grupo 7 - Prieur Syro-Phoenician tatradrachms (2000) pag.20 #132 Grupo 9
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18. Kyme: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.46 viewsTetradrachm, ca 188 - 170 BC, Kyme mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. A one-handled jug in wreath at left, ΑΘΗΝΙΚΩΝ in exergue.
16.71 gm., 37 mm.
P. #1642; M. #950.

The photo does not do justice to the beauty of this coin.
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18. Philip II.20 viewsTetradrachm, 248 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB / Bust of Philip II.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞ OVCIAC VΠATO Γ/ Eagle on branch, holding wreath in its beak. ANTIOXIA and SC in exergue.
13.09 gm., 26 mm.
Prieur #413.
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19. Gordian III.15 viewsTetradrachm, July 238 - Dec. 239 AD, Antioch.
Obverse: AYTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Laureate bust of Gordian.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞOVCIAC/ Eagle holding wreath in its beak, SC below.
14.43 gm, 25 mm.
Prieur # 282.

The left side of the reverse shows evidence of a die chip. Part of the edge of the die broke off and when this flan was struck, metal squeezed up through the resulting hole, making the flan a bit thicker at this point.
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19. Mesembria: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.23 viewsTetradrachm, ca 175 - 125 BC, Mesembria mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. ΔΑ and Corinthian helmet to left, monogram under throne.
16.57 gm., 30 mm.
P. #1055; M. #472.
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19826 viewsCaracalla 198-217 AD
AR tetradrachm
Heirapolis in Syria
Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in mouth; lion wlking right below
Prieur 929
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1989 viewsCaracalla 198-217 AD
AR tetradrachm
Sidon
Eagle standing head left with wreath in beak; cart of Astarte below
Prieur 1362
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19th Century framed uniface plaster cast Didrachm? from Akragas19 viewsObv:- Sea eagle standing left; AkRA beneath
Rev:- Crab.
Akragas. Sicily. 5th Century B.C.

Didrachm?? Coin diameter is 23mm

Famed uniface plaster cast from 19th century.
Originally mounted on velvet and one would assume in a display case. Traces of velvet still attached to underside of frame.
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19th Century framed uniface plaster cast Hemidrachm from Naxos24 viewsObv:- Head of the river god Assinos to left
Rev:- Silenos, nude, seated on rocks, head to left, holding kantharos and thyrsos
Naxos, Sicily

Famed uniface plaster cast from 19th century.
Originally mounted on velvet and one would assume in a display case. Traces of velvet still attached to underside of frame.
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1ad Cleopatra VII55 views51-29 BC

Alexandria, 80 Drachmai

Diademed, draped bust, right, KLEOPATRAS BASILIS[SHS]
Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopia in left field, mark of value P (= 80) in right field

Svoronos 1871

Plutarch wrote: [Cleopatra] was to meet Antony in the time of life when women's beauty is most splendid, and their intellects are in full maturity. . . . She received several letters, both from Antony and from his friends, to summon her, but she took no account of these orders; and at last, as if in mockery of them, she came sailing up the river Cydnus, in a barge with gilded stern and outspread sails of purple, while oars of silver beat time to the music of flutes and fifes and harps. She herself lay all along under a canopy of cloth of gold, dressed as Venus in a picture, and beautiful young boys, like painted Cupids, stood on each side to fan her. Her maids were dressed like sea nymphs and graces, some steering at the rudder, some working at the ropes. The perfumes diffused themselves from the vessel to the shore, which was covered with multitudes, part following the galley up the river on either bank, part running out of the city to see the sight. The market-place was quite emptied, and Antony at last was left alone sitting upon the tribunal; while the word went through all the multitude, that Venus was come to feast with Bacchus, for the common good of Asia. On her arrival, Antony sent to invite her to supper. She thought it fitter he should come to her; so, willing to show his good-humour and courtesy, he complied, and went. . . . For her actual beauty, it is said, was not in itself so remarkable that none could be compared with her, or that no one could see her without being struck by it, but the contact of her presence, if you lived with her, was irresistible; the attraction of her person, joining with the charm of her conversation, and the character that attended all she said or did, was something bewitching. It was a pleasure merely to hear the sound of her voice, with which, like an instrument of many strings, she could pass from one language to another; so that there were few of the barbarian nations that she answered by an interpreter. . . .
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1as Poppaea38 viewsWife of Nero, died 65 AD

Tetradrachm

Radiate head, right, NERW LKAU KAIS SEB GER AV
Poppaea, portrait right, POPPAIA SEBASTH, LIA to rt

Milne 209

Poppaea Sabina (AD 30-65) after AD 63 known as Poppaea Augusta Sabina and sometimes referred to as Poppaea Sabina the Younger to differentiate her from her mother of the same name, was the second wife of the Emperor Nero from AD 62. Prior to this she was the wife of the future Emperor Otho. Suetonius noted, "He married two wives after Octavia. The first was Poppaea Sabina (from AD 62), daughter of an ex-quaestor, married at that time to a Roman knight. . . . Nero doted on Poppeia, whom he married twelve days after divorcing Octavia, yet he caused her death by kicking her when she was pregnant and ill, because she complained of his coming home late from the races. She had borne him a daughter, Claudia Augusta, who died in infancy."
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2. Bithynia, Kalchedon, 340-320 BC, AR Siglos 17 viewsBull standing left on grain ear, KAΛX above.
Granulated mill-sail incuse square.

SNG BM Black Sea 112; SNG von Aulock 482; Sear 3738.

(18 mm, 5.31 g).
Ephesus Numismatics.

The symbolism of the bull and the heifer on the obverse of the coins of twin cities of Kalchedon (Asia Minor) and Byzantion (Europe) respectively is striking and points to a shared identity. They stood astride the southern entrance to the Bosporus. Both were 7th century BC foundations of Megara and jointly they controlled the vital grain trade from the Black Sea into the Mediterranean.

The grain ear upon which the bull of Kalchedon stands alludes to this fact. That of the dolphin beneath the Heifer of Byzantion is a reflection of the maritime orientation of the city and the bountiful pods of dolphins that even to this day frolic in swift flowing waters of the Bosporus beneath the old city walls of Constantinople which succeded Byzantion and was in turn succeded by Istanbul.

The twin cities merged in the modern era to become the great and fascinating metropolis of Istanbul. Ancient Kalchedon dominated the Asian side of the Bosporus. The remains of the ancient city lie be
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2.1 Augustus. AR tetradrachm. 24/23 BC.9 views
Syria, Seleucis and Pieria. Antiochia ad Orontem.(25 mm, 14.98 g, 12 h). Diademed head of Philip I Philadelphos right / [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Φ]ΙΛΙΠΠ[ΟΥ] ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ ΦΙ]ΛΑΔΕΛΦ[ΟΥ], Zeus Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike and long scepter; in inner left field, monogram of Antioch; below throne, stylized monogram; in exergue, [date]. McAlee 19; Prieur 19; RPC 4142; SC 2491.16; HGC 9, 1360p.
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20. Gordian III.15 viewsTetradrachm, 241 AD and after, Antioch.
Obverse: AVTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Laureate bust of Gordian.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX EΞVΠATO B / Eagle holding wreath in its beak; crescent between legs; ram below, looking backwards and running left.
12.29 gm., 25 mm.
Prieur #295.
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20. Odessus: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.44 viewsTetradrachm, ca 125 - 70 BC, Odessus mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. ΘΕ at left, monogram under throne.
16.36 gm., 34 mm.
P. #1181; M. #419.
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2012 Highlights87 views A few favorites from 2012

1: Lucania, Metapontum didrachm, c. 350 - 330 BC

2: Julius Caesar denarius, 44 BC

3: Publius Fonteius P.f. Capito denarius, c. 55 - 54 BC

4: Tiberius, denarius, 15 - 16 AD

5: Titus, Antioch denarius, 72 - 73 AD

6: Asia Minor, Carian Islands drachm, c. 88 - 84 BC

7: Tiberius, Olba, Cilicia Ć 24, c. 14 - 16 AD

8: Caius Fonteius denarius, 114 - 113 BC

9: Severus Alexander denarius, 231 AD

10: Maximinus I, Alexandria tetradrachm, 235 - 236 AD
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2014.141.250 viewsAlexander III, The Great, Miletos

AR Drachm; 20 mm; 4.00 g; 3h

Obverse: Head of Heracles right, wearing lion's skin.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ; downward in right filed, Monogram in left field; Zeus seated left, holding eagle, standing right, in extended right hand; scepter in left.
Ref: Price 2151(a) [3h die axis]
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202. Caracalla; Antiochia ad Orontem, Seleucis and Pieria, Syria18 viewsCARACALLA, 198-217 AD, SYRO-PHOENICIAN COINAGE, AR TETRADRACHM MINTED AT ANTIOCH, PRIEUR # 233 (38) SMALL CLUB ISSUE OF WAR ISSUES MINTED 215-217AD ecoli
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204d. Aquilia Severa65 viewsAquilia Severa

As part of this marriage of gods, Elagabalus married one of the Vestal Virgins, Julia Aquilia Severa (AD 220). In earlier days sexual relations with a Vestal Virgins meant the immediate death penalty for both her and her lover, then this marriage of the emperor only further enraged public opinion. Although the marriage between Elagabalus and Aquilia Severa went ahead, the emperor's religious aspirations for El-Gabal had to be abandoned, for fear of the public's reaction. Instead the god El-Gabal, by now known to the Romans as Elagabalus - the same name used for their emperor, - was 'married' to the less controversial moon goddess Urania.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Potin Tetradrachm (25mm, 14.54 gm). Dated year 5 (221/222 AD). Draped bust right / Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak. Köln 2374; Dattari 4188; Milne 2868; Curtis 1016; Emmett 3010. VF, brown patina, rough surfaces. From the Tony Hardy Collection. Ex-CNG
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205. Severus Alexander; Alexandria, Egypt;14 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. BI Tetradrachm. Dated RY 7 (AD 227/8). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Helmeted head of Athena right; LZ (date) to right. Köln -; Dattari 9873; cf. Milne 3014; Emmett 3093.7.ecoli
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205. Severus Alexander; Alexandria, Egypt;32 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. BI Tetradrachm (23mm, 11.66 g, 12h). Dated RY 12 (AD 232/3). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike seated left on cuirass, holding palm and wreath; palm to left, LI B (date) across field. Cf. Köln 2480 ; Dattari 4326; cf. Milne 3110 ; Emmett 3120.12. VF. Well struck.ecoli
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21. Roman Macedon: Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander the Great.41 viewsTetradrachm, ca 90 - 75 BC, Thessalonika mint.
Obverse: ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ / Head of Alexander, wearing the Horn of Ammon.
Θ behind.
Reverse: AESILLAS Q / Club between money-chest and quaesteor's chair, all in olive-wreath.
16.23 gm., 29 mm.
S. #1463.

The dating of this series is far from certain. The traditional theory of ca 94 - 88 BC is supported by Athenian overstrikes. Others favor dates from the mid- 80s BC through the early 60s BC.
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22. Celtic Alexander Tetradrachm (?)47 viewsTetradrachm, ca 2'nd century BC, Danube region.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Tripod at left.
17.25 gm., 28 mm.

In researching this coin, I found five coins which are from the same pair of dies as this one. These are the only examples of this type (tripod on reverse) that I've been able to find.

1. Palladium sale #10 (Nov. 1995), attributed to the mint at Pella and catalogued as Muller #146.

2. Palladium sale #11 (April 1996), described as "unlisted in Price, and apparently unknown before a recent hoard find. Variant of Price 633."

3. CNG sale #54, lot 99, described as a Celtic imitation of Alexander's coinage from the Danube region, ca 2'nd century BC. c.f. Goble, OTA, 566. This is the coin pictured above.

4. CNG sale #72, lot 13, described as "Celtic, Lower Danube, uncertain tribe, early 3'rd century BC . . . . Unpublished in the standard references . . . . By virtue of its style, fabric, and weight, this Alexander imitation is certainly an early issue, probably struck during the first decades of the third century BC."

5. Harlan J Berk 156th Buy or Bid Sale (Oct. 2007), lot 75, described as "Possibly unpublished . . . Somewhat unusual style on the obverse."

Five coins from the same pair or dies, five different attributions. I will agree, though, with the last statement of coin #4 above, that this appears to be an early issue. This coin is on a thick flan resembling coins minted during Alexander's lifetime and immediately thereafter and is made from good silver. There is something a bit barbaric about the style of this coin, although there are genuine Alexander coins listed and pictured in Martin J. Price's book which are more barbaric than this one. An interesting coin.
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22. Celtic AR tetradrachm - SATTELKOPFPFERD type - c.125-75 BC438 viewsobv: stylized, laureated Lysimachos head right
rev: horse walking left with stylized rider made up of three dots and a leg. All within incuse - somewhat scyphate
ref: Göbl OTA 300-14; Slg. Lanz 648ff; Pink 305; Preda: Varteju-Bucarest type
mint: epicentre Muntenia
8.04gms, 22mm

Tetradrachm of geto-dacian tribes.
Description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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229 BC- Epidamos-Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm128 viewsCow standing Right, looking back at suckling calf, MENIEKOS in greek above, nike flying right above legend, monogram/thunderbolt below
Square containing stellate pattern, legend around square.

after 229 BC, 3.23 gms, Sear Greek Coins and their Values sg1900 variant

Meniskos-Kallenos name combination, Class 5 drachm, issued in year -5 (last issue = year -1) that can be around the 70's of the first century BC.
Well centered, well struck specimens are rare. Here you can identify both obverse symbols, flying Nike (=Victory) above Meniskos (wreath in hand off-flan) and thunderbolt in the exergue. The legend on the reverse is DYP KA[L] [LH] NOS (lower segment off-flan).
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23. Celtic AR tetradrachm - SATTELKOPFPFERD type - c.125-75 BC395 viewsobv: stylized, laureated Lysimachos head right
rev: horse walking left with stylized rider made up of three dots and a leg. All within incuse - somewhat scyphate
ref: Göbl OTA 300-14; Slg. Lanz 648ff; Pink 305; Preda: Varteju-Bucarest type
mint: epicentre Muntenia
7.53gms, 21mm

Tetradrachm of geto-dacian tribes.
Description of this type see my East celtic coins topic at the Classical Numismatics
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23. Lysimachos.107 viewsTetradrachm, 287 - 282 BC, Pergamum mint.
Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander, wearing the Horn of Ammon. K under bust.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ / Athena seated, with spear and shield, holding Nike. A crescent and archaic xoanon at left, ΘΞ monogram in exergue.
17.29 gm., 30 mm.
Thompson #221; S. #6816 var.

The mint at Pergamum was open for only 5 years from 287 - 282 BC. This coin was issued by Philetareus who was Lysimachus' governor at Pergamum. One of the most striking portraits on Greek coinage !
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24. Seleukos I.101 viewsTetradrachm, ca 305 - 304 BC, Seleuceia ad Tigram mint.
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding his attendant eagle and sceptre. Monogram at left, ΔΙ under throne.
16.93 gm., 26 mm.
Houghton #941; ESM #4; BMC 4.1, 5.

In Eastern Seleucid Mints, E.T. Newell has this coin in Series 1, Group A. He suggests a date of 305 - 304 BC. Martin J. Price lists a coin in the name of Alexander the Great (#3784) with the exact same monograms. He suggests a date of ca 295 BC for the coin, but admits the whole attribution is very tentative.
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24437 viewsPhilip I 244-9AD
AR tetradrachm
Antioch in Syria
Eagle standing left with wreath in mouth
Prieur 339
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24430 viewsPhilip I 244-9AD
AR tetradrachm
Antioch in Syria
Eagle standing right with wreath in mouth
Prieur 445
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24429 viewsPhilip I 244-9AD
AR tetradrachm
Antioch in Syria
Eagle standing facing, head left with wreath in mouth
Prieur 304
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24417 viewsPhilip I 244-9 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Eagle standing right with palm branch behind
Year 2
Milne 3566
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24417 viewsPhilip I 244-9 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Eagle standing left, head turned right, with wreath in beak
Year 3
Milne 3633
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24912 viewsTrajan Decius 249-51 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Antioch in Syria
Eagle standing left with wreath in mouth
Prieur 578
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25. Antiochos Hierax.72 viewsTetradrachm, ca 247 - 227 BC, Lampsacus mint.
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus Hierax.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ / Apollo seated on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, left hand resting on bow. A bee in inner left field.
17.03 gm., 31 mm.
WSM #1545; SC. #850.2.
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251b32 viewsTrebonianus Gallus 251-3 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Antioch in Syria
Eagle standing left, head right with wreath in mouth
Prieur 678
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26. Antiochos III.72 viewsTetradrachm, 223 - 213 BC, Antioch mint.
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus III with very youthful features.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ / Apollo seated on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, left hand resting on bow, Two monograms: one at left, one at right.
16.84 gm., 29 mm.
WSM #1053; S. #6933/4.

Antiochus was 18 or 19 years old when he became king. Since this coin shows him with very youthful features, it was likely issued early on in his reign. E.T. Newell (in WSM) assigns this coin to "series 1" which runs from 223 - 213 BC.
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26. Severus Alexander, year 01.13 viewsTetradrachm, Year 1 (March - August 222 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEVHP AΛEΞANΔPOC EV CEB / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L A / Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) standing, holding scales and cornucopiae.
10.92 gm., 24 mm.
Koln 2401; Dattari 4290.
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260b15 viewsSaloninus 260 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Eagle standing leftt, head turned right, with wreath in beak
Year 7
Milne 4047
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26815 viewsClaudius II 268-70 AD
AE tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Obv Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev "LB"
Eagle standing right, head turned back, holding wreath in beak
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26816 viewsClaudius II 268-70 AD
AE tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Obv Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev "LB"
Eagle standing right, head forwards, holding wreath in beak
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27. Antiochos IV.52 viewsTetradrachm, 175-164 BC.
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos IV.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / Zeus sitting, holding Nike and sceptre. E at left.
16.63 gm., 30 mm.
S. #6978 var.
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27. Severus Alexander, year 02.9 viewsTetradrachm, Year 2 (222 / 223 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEVHP AΛEΞANΔPOC / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L B / Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) standing, holding scales and cornucopiae.
11.51 gm., 22 mm.
Koln 2408; Dattari 4291.
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28. Antiochos-VII.27 viewsTetradrachm, 138-129 BC.
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos VII.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ / Athena standing, holding Nike, spear, and shield. Monogram and A at left, O at right.
16.81 gm., 27 mm.

This coin was purchased in 1997 as a tetradrachm of Antiochus VII before the posthumous tetradrachms of Antiochus VII were identified. 

In 2002 a tetradrachm was discovered that bore a portrait of Antiochus VII but was in the name of Ariarathese VII of Cappadocia.  Research eventually die-linked tetradrachms of Antiochus VII to those of Ariarathese VII, and concluded that numerous tetradrachms in the name of Antiochus VII were actually issued by Ariarathese VII around 104-102 BC. This research was published as Cappadician Tetradrachms in the Name of Antiochus VII by Catharine Lorber and Arthur Houghton (NC 166, 2006).

Recently Elke Krengle and Catharine Lorber published Early Cappadocian Tetradrachms in the Name of Antiochus VII.  This is a more in-depth look at these tetradrachms, and this coin is listed there:

See table 1 on p. 65, and plate 11:
Mint II, Emission 5: control mark O, #117-171. All the dies are not illustrated, so I do not know exactly which number between 117 and 171 is actually this coin.
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28. Severus Alexander, year 03.8 viewsTetradrachm, Year 3 (223 / 224 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEVHP AΛEΞANΔPOC / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L Γ / Homonoia (Concordia) standing, holding double cornucopiae.
12.67 gm., 22.5 mm.
Curtis 1072.
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283-285 AD - CARINUS (as Caesar) AE Tetradrachm 22 viewsobv: A K M A KA-PINOC CEB, laureate & cuirassed bust right
rev: LA above eagle standing facing between two vexilla, head right with wreath in its beak
ref: Milne 4679
mint: Alexandria, struck 283 AD
7.14gms, 19mm
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284-305 AD - DIOCLETIAN Potin Tetradrachm 16 viewsobv: A K GOYA L DIOKLHTIANOC CEB, laureate draped bust right
rev: L-B, Alexandria standing left holding head of Serapis & long scepter
ref: Milne 4781
mint: Alexandria, struck 286 AD
7.36gms, 19mm
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS Potin Tetradrachm 38 viewsobv: A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
rev: L- G, Nike advancing right holding palm & wreath
ref: Milne ?
mint: Antiochia, struck 288-298 AD
7.53gms, 19mm
berserker
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28613 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Elpis walking left
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28610 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Eirene standing left holding transverse sceptre
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2869 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Tyche standing left
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28613 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Eagle standing left, head right
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28615 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Nike walking right
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29. Antiochos-VIII.27 viewsTetradrachm, 119/18 BC.
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos VIII.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / Zeus standing, holding star and sceptre, crescent above his head. AP and monogram at left, ΔQP in exergue.
16.43 gm., 28 mm.
Houghton #854 var; S. 7143 var.

Compared with other coins of this man, this coin has a very sensitive and stylish portrait.
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29. Severus Alexander, year 04.9 viewsTetradrachm, Year 4 (224 / 225 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEVHP AΛEΞANΔPOC EV CEB / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L Δ / Eagle holding wreath in its beak.
12.58 gm., 23 mm.
Koln 2418; Dattari 4408.
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29a. Celtic AR drachm – Boier TĂ“TFALU type417 viewsBecause of the obverse is worn enough, just some wave fragments (?) seen at the edge, it was hard enough to indentify. Of the typical Tótfalu coins only the gaul type has wavy hair figure, so I think my coin is verisimilar than the reference coin.1 commentsberserker
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2x Illyrian drachm40 viewsDyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, grain-ear below / DUR NIKOMACOU around double stellate pattern.

Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Stater. Circa 450-350 BC. Cow standing left suckling calf, small Δ on cow's rump / Δ Y P, double stellate pattern; club beneath.

Both weight: 6.1g

(NEED TO ADDITIONALLY MORE PRECISELY IDENTIFY)
Flamur H
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3. Attica, Athens. 300-287 BC. 136 viewsAr Hemidrachm (triobol).
Obv; Helmeted hd of Athena right.
Rev; Owl. Dark tone but good silver.
Scarce old collection coin.
1.97g. 13mm.
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3. Nero, Syrian Silver Tetradrachm, 63 AD126 viewsAlexandrian Tetradrachm of Nero; young portrait
Obv. SEBASTOS NEPON KAISAP, young portrait of Nero
Rev. BIP (year 112 in Ceasarean era, 63 AD) Eagle clutching palm branch
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30 Drachma Silver Coin Constantine and Anna Maria - 1964171 viewsObverse: Constantine and Anna Maria looking left.

Reverse: Double-headed eagle, year 1964 above, 30 drachmas below.

Size: 30mm
Wt: 12.0 gms
Dino
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30. Ptolemy I.137 viewsTetradrachm, 305 - 283 BC, Alexandria mint.
Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I.
Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΟΣ / Eagle standing on thunderbolt. Monogram and ΔΙ at left.
4.18 gm., 27 mm. S. #7761 var; BMC 6.18, 38.
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302c. Gordian I26 viewsEGYPT, Alexandria. Gordian I. AD 238. Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 11.50 g, 12h). Dated RY 1 (AD 238). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak; L A (date) across field. Köln 2598; Dattari (Savio) 4665; K&G 68.1; Emmett 3342.1. Fine, dark brown patina, rough surfaces. Rare.

From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930’s.
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303. Gordian III; Alexandria, Egypt17 viewsRÖMISCHES REICH, Gordian III., 238-244, Bil.-Tetradrachme, Jahr 2 =238/239, Ägypten, Stadt Alexandria. Belorb. Brb.r. Rs.Nilusbüste r. , Datt.4757, BMC 16.246, 1899 Var., Försch.-, selten, vz ecoli
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3072 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian, Hemidrachm 119-20 AD Club28 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3072; Sydenham, Caesarea 257; SNG Copenhagen 223; BMC 143

Issue Year 4

Obv. AVTO KAIC TRAI ADRIANOC CEBACT
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. Є T-Δ
Vertical club

1.92 gr
14 mm
12 h
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3074 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Hadrian Hemidrachm 119-20 AD Nike 37 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3074; BMC 140f; Sydenham 255, Metcalf Conspectus 86a

Issue Year 4

Obv: ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒΑCΤ.
Laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder.

Rev: ΕΤ Δ.
Nike advancing right with shouldered palm branch in left and wreath in raised right hand; legend to right.

1.2 gr
15 mm
12h
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3075 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Hadrian Hemidrachm 119-20 AD Nike7 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3075; S 256, Metcalf Conspectus 86b

Issue Year 4

Obv. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, seen from front

Rev. ΕΤ Δ
Nike advancing r., holding wreath in r. hand, palm in left

1.61 gr
15 mm
12h
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3076 cf CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Hemidrachm 120-21 AD Nike star23 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3076/24; BMC p. 62, 146var; SNG Cop. 224var; SNG von Aulock 6414var; Sydenham p. 76, 260var (without star)

Issue Year 5

Obv. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤ
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., seen from front

Rev. ΕΤ Ε (year 5)
Nike advancing right, star behind, holding wreath in r. hand, palm in left.

1.31 gr
14.2 mm
h
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3078 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian, Hemidrachm 119-21 AD Nike standing7 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3078; S 254a, Metcalf Conspectus 89

Issue Undated

Obv. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev.
Nike standing r.ight foot on step, inscribing shield

1.34 gr
14 mm
12h
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3083A CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Drachm, Helios on Mt Argaeus10 viewsReference.
cf RPC III, 3083; cf S 262, cf Metcalf Conspectus 91a

Obv. AΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Laureate head left

Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing l., holding globe in r., sceptre in l.

2.81 gr
18 mm
6h
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3084 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Drachm 128-138 AD Helios on Mt Argaeus69 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3084; Sydenham 262a; Metcalf Conspectus 91b

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing l., holding globe in r., sceptre in left.

3.20 gr
18 mm
6h

Note the Hare on base of Mt Argaeus
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3087 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Helios on Mt Argaeus31 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3087; Metcalf 92a; Sydenham 263

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
laureate head of Hadrian, right.

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤ
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing l., holding globe in r., sceptre in left.

5.85 gr
22 mm
12h
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3091 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Helios on Mt Argaeus35 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3091; Metcalf 93b; Sydenham 266a.
http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/3/3091/

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
laureate head of Hadrian, right, with drapery on left shoulder.

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ ( Issue. Hadrian Pater Patriae)
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing left, holding globe in right, sceptre in left.

Note.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group 49 (17 March 1999), lot 992.

6.42 gr
20 mm
6 h.
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3094 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Helios on Mt Argaeus13 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3094; S 265, Metcalf Conspectus 94

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤ
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing l., holding globe in r., sceptre in l.; in the field, star, l. and crescent, r.

6.04 gr
21 mm
12h
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3095 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Helios on Mt Argaeus22 viewsReference. very rare
RPC 3, 3095 (Henseler coll.); Metcalf-; Sydenham, Caesarea -

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ
Mt Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing l., holding globe in r., sceptre in l.; in the field, star, l. and crescent, r.

6.54 gr
21 mm
12h
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3098 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Didrachm 128-138 AD Mount Argaeus one star31 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3098; S 268a, Metcalf Conspectus 95b

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ
Mount Argaeus surmounted by star

6.11 gr
21 mm
6h
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3099 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Didrachm 128-138 AD Mount Argaeus three stars21 viewsReference.
RPC III 3099; S 270a, Metcalf Conspectus 96a

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤΟС
Laureate head of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ
Mount Argaeus surmounted by star; to l. and r., stars

5.62 gr
20 mm
6h
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3109 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Club 34 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3109; BMC p. 61, 135; Hunter II p. 587, 43; Metcalf p. 122, 99; SNG Copenhagen 231; SNG von Aulock 6421; Sydenham p. 78, 280

Obv. AΔPIANOC CEBACTOC
Laureate head right.

Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟС (Issue Hadrian Pater Patriae)
Club, handle at top

6.21 gr
21.5 mm
6 h.
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3116 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Club39 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3116; S 283; Metcalf Conspectus 103 corr.; Cop: 232

Issue Hadrian Pater Patriae

Obv. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Laureate head of Hadrian, left

Rev. ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ ΥΠΑΤΟϹ ΤΟ Γ
Club, handle at top

5.97 gr
22 mm
12h
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3117 CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Hadrian Didrachm 128-38 AD Tyche standing26 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3117; S 252 and 252a, Metcalf Conspectus 105 corr.

Obv. СΕΒΑСΤΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum, left.

Rev. ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ ΥΠΑΤΟС ΤΟ Γ
Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia

5.72 gr
21 mm
12h
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3118 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Didrachm 128-138 AD Crescent on Mt Argaeus55 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3118; Metcalf Conspectus 104; Sydenham 252b corr. (bust type).

Obv. ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ ΥΠΑΤΟС ΤΟ Γ (retrograde).
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.

Rev. ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ ΥΠΑΤΟС / Γ (retrograde).
Mt Argaeus surmounted by crescent

5.84 gr
21 mm
6h
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312-280 BC39 viewsSeleukos I Nikator
Tetradrachm Ecbatana mint

Obverse:Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin
Reverse:Zeus Aetophoros on throne;ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ;monogram,anchor and forepart of horse grazing left throne; monogram under throne.

28.00mm 16.74gm

SC 204-4, SEAR 6829var
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3122 CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Drachm 128-138 AD Mount Argaeus 3 stars29 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3122; BMC 125; Sydenham 271; Metcalf Conspectus 108a

Obv. AΔPIANOC CЄBACTOC
Laureate head of Hadrian to right.

Rev. YΠATOC Γ ΠATHP ΠATP
Mount Argaeus; above, three stars.

3.60 gr
18 mm
6h
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3122A CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea Hadrian Drachm 128-138 AD Mount Argaeus 3 stars23 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3122A; BMC 125; Sydenham 271; Metcalf Conspectus 108a

Obv. AΔPIANOC CЄBACTOC
Laureate, bust right, drapery on left shoulder and across back of neck.

Rev. YΠATOC Γ ΠATHP ΠATP
Mount Argaeus; above, three stars.

2.81 gr
17 mm
6h
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3168A CAPPADOCIA, Hierapolis (Comana). Hadrian Didrachm Tyche37 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3168A (Same obverse die)

Obv: ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СЄΒΑСΤΟС.
Laureate head right.

Rev: ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ.
Tyche seated left on throne, holding rudder and cornucopia.

5.83 gr
21 mm
12h
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3169 CAPPADOCIA, Hierapolis (Comana). Hadrian Drachm Tyche28 viewsReference. Very rare
RPC III, 3169; S 278a, Metcalf Conspectus 113a

Obv: ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СЄΒΑСΤΟС.
Laureate head right.

Rev: ΥΠΑΤΟС Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ.
Tyche seated left on throne, holding rudder and cornucopia.

3.09 gr
18 mm
12h
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319-310 BC Philip III 26 viewsPhilip III Arrhidaeus
Drachm Colophon

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:FILIPPOY ;Zeus on throne;Lyre left throne

17.20mm 4.02gm

Price P 43a
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32. Myrina.63 viewsTetradrachm, ca 160 - 150 BC, minted in Myrina.
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo of Grynion.
Reverse: ΜΥΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ / Apollo standing, holding patera and laurel branch with fillets, omphalos and amphora at his feet; all within laurel wreath. Monogram at left.
16.49 gm., 32 mm.
Sacks #20 . 20g.

See K.S. Sacks, "The Wreathed Coins of Aeolian Myrina," ANS Museum Notes #30 (1985), p. 1-43.
According to Sacks' classification, the monogram makes this issue #20. The obverse die is also #20. A coin with these two dies is pictured as 20 . 20g on plate #7. The identifying features of the obverse die are the "4'th strand of hair" (actually a die flaw) up under Apollo's jaw and the several cracks in the die.
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323-317 BC Philip III 40 viewsPhilip III Arrhidaeus
Tetradrachm Babylon

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ;Zeus on throne;M left throne, LY under throne

25.93mm 17.00 g
PRICE P 181b
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323-317 BC Philip III 37 viewsPhilip III Arrhidaeus
Tetradrachm Babylon

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:FILIPPOY BASILEOS;Zeus on throne;M left throne, LY under throne

25.24mm 17.12gm

Price P181b
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323-317 BC Philip III17 viewsPhilip III Arrhidaeus
Drachm Colophon

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:Zeus on throne;ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ;Monogram at left field

17.57mm 4.17gm


PRICE P 46c
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323-317 BC Philip III Aridaios 16 viewsPhilip III Aridaios
Drachm Colophon

Obverse:Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse:Zeus on throne;FILIPPOY;Monogram at left field

16.41mm 4.03g
PRICE P 46c
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324-323 BC, Alexander the great, AR Didrachm 18mm 8.18 g 3h96 viewsBabylon mint,head of Herakles right,wearing lion skin.Rev Zeus Aetophoros seated left,M in left field,.Struck under Stamenes or Archon circa 324/3 BC very rare.
From the last issue of Alexanders lifetime coinage in the city where he died,contemporary with his dekadrachm issue.
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3259 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm 117-18 AD Tyche22 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3259.18; Prieur 759; SNG BN 1405-6; SNG Levante –;

Issue First group

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r.; fillet border

Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕωС (around) ΤΑΡ/СΕωΝ (in field l.)
Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, l., on diphros, holding palm and cornucopia; at her feet, river-god Kydnos, crowned with sedge, swimming, right

10.26 gr
26 mm
12h

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Garth Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 69, 8 June 2005), lot 1137
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3260 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm 117-18 AD Tyche55 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3260/14; Prieur --; SNG France 1404; SNG Levante –.

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕ
Laureate bust right, slight drapery

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Tyche seated left on throne decorated with sphinx, holding palm frond and cornucopia; at feet, half-length figure of river-god Cydnus swimming left; all within wreath.

10.38 gr
25 mm
12 h

From the Olav E. Klingenberg Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 88 (14 September 2011), lot 1004.
Note from CNG
Most of the references do not distinguish the silver issues of Hadrian from Tarsus, but it is clear there are two distinct denominations. The heavier, at about 14 grams, is the traditional tetradrachm. The lighter, at slightly over 10 grams, is most likely a tridrachm.
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3262 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm 117-18 AD Tyche11 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3262; Prieur 761

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕB
Laureate head of Hadrian, r.; fillet border

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, l., on diphros, holding palm; at her feet, river-god Kydnos, crowned with sedge swimming, right

10.08 gr
24 mm
12h
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3262 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm 117-18 AD Tyche11 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3262/13; Prieur 761; M. Prieur coll.; SNG Levante 998 var. (obv. legend); SNG BN 1401; for c/m: Howgego 843.:
c/m: laureate and draped bust right of Caracalla (AMK) within oval incuse. Prieur 761 for coin & 777 for countermarked issue;

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕB
Laureate head of Hadrian, r.; fillet border

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, l., on diphros, holding palm; at her feet, river-god Kydnos, crowned with sedge swimming, right

8.74 gr
24.5 mm
12h

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 51 (15 September 1999), lot 951.
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3262 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm 117-18 AD Tyche5 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3262/13; Prieur 761; M. Prieur coll.; SNG Levante 998 var. (obv. legend); SNG BN 1401; for c/m: Howgego 843.:
c/m: laureate and draped bust right of Caracalla (AMK) within oval incuse. Prieur 761 for coin & 777 for countermarked issue;

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕB
Laureate head of Hadrian, r.; fillet border

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, l., on diphros, holding palm; at her feet, river-god Kydnos, crowned with sedge swimming, right

8.74 gr
24.5 mm
12h

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 51 (15 September 1999), lot 951.
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3263 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Lion attacking Bull58 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3263; SNG France 1400; Prieur 764

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r. with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Lion, l., attacking bull kneeling, l.

9.78 gr
26 mm
12h
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3264 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Lion attacking Bull8 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3264; Prieur 765; vA 5986

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r. with drapery on l. shoulder, and Balteus strap

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Lion, l., attacking bull kneeling, l.

10.16 gr
26 mm
12h
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3265 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Lion attacking Bull9 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3265; SNG France 1398-9; Prieur 766

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Laureate and cuirassed (decorated with gorgoneion) bust of Hadrian, r.

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Lion, l., attacking bull kneeling, l.

9.73 gr
25 mm
12h
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3266 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Sandan standing30 viewsReference.
RPC III 3266; Prieur 767; SNG BN 1407-9.

Issue Second group

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ.
Laureate head of Hadrian, r. with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ.
Sandan, wearing tall headdress and long cloak, standing, r., on horned lion; he wears on his l. side bow-case and sword crossing the bow-case; his r. hand is raised and he holds bipennis and wreath in l.

10.20 gr
25 mm
12h

Note.
Sandan was a Hittite High God, and like all the High Gods, his feet were believed never to touch the earth. Riding on the back of a powerful mythical animal, as Sandan does here with a horned lion, was an often-used means of transportation for these Gods. Sandan's appearance on a 2nd Century AD Cilician coin shows the lasting impact of the Hittite occupation of Cilicia, which occurred 18 centuries before this coin was struck.
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3267 CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Sandan standing69 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3267; Levante 996; Prieur 768

Issue Second group

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r. with balteus and drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Sandan, wearing tall headdress and long cloak, standing, r., on horned lion; he wears on his l. side bow-case and sword crossing the bow-case; his r. hand is raised and he holds bipennis and wreath in left.

9.94 gr
26 mm
12h

Note.
Sandan (or Sandon or Sandas) was an ancient Anatolian god associated with both war and the weather, and was known in the area of Tarsos from Hittite times (the second half of the 2nd millenium BC). The figure of Sandan on a lion first appears on the coinage of Tarsus in the 2nd century BC, but it was certainly much older. The shrine to Sandan in Tarsus existed at least until the 3rd century AD
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3269A CILICIA, Tarsus Hadrian Tridrachm Apollo standing vis ŕ vis with Perseus 48 viewsReference.
RPC III -, cf. 3269-70 (both with differing bust type). Prieur 770 var. (differing bust type).
same bust type as 3267

Issue Second group

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r. with balteus and drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Apollo, naked and on left, standing right, holding laurel branch in his left hand, left elbow resting on tripod snake inside, clasping right hands with Perseus, naked and on right, standing left, holding harpa in his left hand.

10.61 gr
27 mm
12h
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33. Magnesia.84 viewsTetradrachm, ca 150 BC, minted in Magnesia.
Obverse: Diademed head of Artemis, bow and quiver at shoulder.
Reverse: ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΕΡΑΣΙΠΠΟΣ ΑΡΙΣΤΕΟΥ / Apollo standing on Maeander pattern, resting elbow on tripod, holding laurel branch, all within laurel wreath.
16.37 gm., 30 mm.
S. #4485; BMC 14.162, 37.
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3333 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tetradrachm 117-18 AD Eagle standing27 viewsReference
RPC III, 3333; Prieur 718; SNG France 2329

Issue Year 164 (ΔΞΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum, seen from front

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥС ΔΞΡ
Eagle standing three quarters l., head r., wings spread, on harpe; in exergue, goat kneeling, right

13.09 gr
26 mm
12h
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3335 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tridrachm 117-18 AD Amaltheia standing26 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3335; SNG Levante 1714 = SNG von Aulock 5450; SNG France 2328; Prieur 716

Issue Year 164 (ΔΞΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ [ΕΤΟΥС ΔΞΡ]
Amaltheia standing facing, head r., holding cornucopia in r. hand and infant Zeus presenting her with wreath in l.; at her feet, r., goat kneeling, head turned back.

9.97 gr
23 mm
12h

Note.
CNG eAuction 375 2016 estate Thomas Bentley Cederlind. Ex Cederlind 165 (1 August 2012), no. 155; Gorny & Mosch 200 (10 October 2011), lot 2223.
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3336 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tridrachm 117-18 AD Athena standing25 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3336; SNG Levante 1715; SNG France 2327; Prieur 714

Issue Year 164 (ΔΞΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥС ΔΞΡ
Athena standing l., holding in r. hand patera over goat, r. head turned back, l. hand resting on shield; behind, spear

8.99 gr
25 mm
12h

Note.
The kneeling goat on the coin is a play on words as the city name sounds like the Greek word for goats.
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3338 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tridrachm 117-18 AD Head of Alexander34 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3338; Prieur 715A (this coin); SNG France 2326; SNG Levante –

Issue Year 164 (ΔΞΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate head of Hadrian, r., with drapery on l. shoulder.

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥС ΔΞΡ
Head of Alexander with taenia, r.; below, goat, l., head turned back.

10.05 gr
25 mm
12h

Note.
CNG eAuction 375 2016, estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind. Ex Cederlind 159 (31 May 2011), lot 136; Gorny & Mosch 156 (5 March 2007), lot 1802.
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3348 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tetradrachm 132-33 AD Eagle standing18 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3348; Prieur 720; SNG France 2231; SNG Levante 1718.

Issue Year 179 (ΘΟΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ Π Π
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r.

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥС ΘΟΡ
Eagle standing three quarters l., head r., wings spread, on harpe; below, goat, kneeling right.

13.3 gr
31 mm
6h
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3349 CILICIA, Aegeae. Hadrian. Tetradrachm 133-34 AD Eagle standing45 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3349; Prieur 721; SNG France 2230-32; SNG Levante 1719.

Issue Year 180 (ΠΡ)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΑΡ ΚΑΙΣ ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ ΣΒ ΠΠ
laureate, cuirassed bust right, seen from front, fold of cloak on front shoulder / AIGEAIWN ETOYS .PP., eagle standing front, head right, on harpe, goat in ex..

Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥΣ.ΠΡ
Eagle standing facing on harpe, head right; in exergue, goat kneeling right.

14.06 gr
27 mm
6h
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3360 CILICIA, Mopsus Hadrian Tetradrachm, Eagle5 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3359; vA 31; Prieur 724

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟⳞ ⳞΕ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum; in field, ΠΠ

Rev. ΑΔΡΙ ΜΟΨΕΑΤⲰΝ ΠΟΛΕⲰⳞ
Eagle standing facing, head r., wings spread; below, altar

13.25 gr
26 mm
6h
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3360 CILICIA, Mopsus Hadrian Tetradrachm, Sabina33 viewsReference.
Prieur –; SNG BN –; SNG Levante –; RPC III 3360.6 (this coin, illustrated on pl. 152)

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ Ϲ, Π Π (in field)
laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, r., with paludamentum

Rev. ϹΑΒΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ ΑΔΡΙ ΜΟΨΕΑΤωΝ ΠΟΛΕωϹ
Draped bust of Sabina as Artemis on crescent, r. with stephane and quiver on shoulder

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Robert O. Ebert Collection.

13.15 gr
27 mm
6h
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33a. Magnesia.28 views(A larger photo of the reverse of the previous coin.)
(Click on the picture to enlarge it.)
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34. Baktria: Euthydemos II.95 viewsTetradrachm, ca 190-170 BC.
Obverse: Diademed bust of Euthydemos II.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΘΥΔΗΜΟΥ / Herakles standing, holding wreath, club, and lion's skin. PK monogram at left.
16.90 gm., 30 cm.
Sear #7536; Bepearachchi Serie 1C.
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36. Severus Alexander, year 11.11 viewsTetradrachm, Year 11 (231 / 232 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC EV / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L IA / Homonoia (Concordia) standing, holding double cornucopiae; palm branch at left.
11.68 gm., 23 mm.
Koln 2468.
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3688 SYRIA Antioch. Hadrian Tetradrachm 118 AD Eagle standing30 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3688; Prieur 156; McAlee 533

Issue Cos II

ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right.

Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β
Eagle with wings spread standing facing on leg and thigh of animal, head left.

13.26 gr
25 mm
6h
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3689 SYRIA Antioch. Hadrian Tetradrachm 119 AD Eagle standing27 viewsReference.
Prieur 157; McAlee 534 (this coin illustrated); RPC III 3689/7

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ
Eagle standing l. on leg and thigh of animal

13.96 gr
24 mm
6h

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Richard McAlee Collection; Classical Numismatic Group XVII (29 September 1993), lot 1301
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3690 SYRIA Antioch. Hadrian Tetradrachm 119 AD Eagle standing26 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3690; Prieur 157; McAlee 535; BMC Galatia pg. 187, 304; SNG Copenhagen 205

Obv. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, with paludamentum, r.

Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ
eagle standing facing, head left, on leg of animal.

13.65 gr
26 mm
5h
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3803 SYRIA Laodicea ad Mare. Hadrian Tetradrachm 121-22 AD Tyche32 viewsReference.
RPC III, 3803.5; Prieur 1107; Adra 1555-7

Issue Year 168

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right

Rev. ΙΟΥΛΙΕⲰΝ ΤⲰΝ ΚΑΙ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕⲰΝ
Turreted and draped bust of Tyche, r.; in field, r., ΗΞΡ

13.55 gr
25.5 mm
12h

Note.
From the Michel Prieur Collection, purchased privately from Joselito Eechtout, May 2013.
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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)

Obv. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙСΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒΑСΤ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right, with gorgoneion on breastplate

Rev. ΙΟΥΛΙΕωΝ ΤωΝ ΚΑΙ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕωΝ
Turreted and draped bust of Tyche, right; in field, right, ΟΡ soldiers arming the battlements/towers on Tyche's head

13 gr
25 mm
12h

Note.
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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39. Severus Alexander, year 14.20 viewsTetradrachm, Year 14 (234 / 235 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A KAI MAP AVP CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC EC / Laureate bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: L IΔ / Zeus seated, holding sceptre and patera. Eagle at feet, palm branch behind.
13.42 gm., 22.5 mm.
Koln 2496.
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4 countermarks on Athens Tetradrachm185 views449-413 B.C. Attica Old style Tetradrachm

Obverse: Head of Athena right, almond shaped eye, crested helmet with olive leaves and floral scroll, hair in parallel curves. 4 countermarks across cheek.

Reverse: AOE Right, owl standing right, head facing, erect in posture, olive sprig and crescent left, all within incuse square. Test cut and counter punch, and countermark.

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4) Cleopatra Tetradrachm of Alexandria62 viewsThis coin was issued in the first year of Cleopatra's reign, which would place it around 50 B.C. while she was was still in a relationship with Julius Caesar. Twenty years later, she and Antony would commit suicide after their defeat at Actium, ending the reign of the Pharaohs of Egypt.

Silver tetradrachm, Svoronos 1817 (Ptolemaios XIII); SNG Cop 398; Cohen DCA 70; BMC Ptolemies p. 1817, 2 (Ptolemaios XIII); Noeske 363; Hosking 129; SNG Milan -, gVF, toned, Paphos mint, weight 9.476g, maximum diameter 25.6mm, die axis 0o, 51 - 50; obverse diademed bust right (feminized bust of Ptolemy I or Cleopatra?), wearing aegis; reverse PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, palm behind over right wing, LB (year 2) over crown of Isis left, PA right

Purchased from FORVM
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4. Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC.89 viewsAR Hemidrachm

obv: Helmeted head of Athena right, profile eye
rev: Owl standing facing with closed wings, olive sprig. (Die break on owl)

2.1g, 12mm.
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4. Trajan Drachm (Bostra)52 viewsZam
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4.1 Trajan Drachm (Bostra), Capture of Arabia110 viewsArabia with camel

comemorates Trajan's conquest of Arabia
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400-344 BC - Pharsalos, Thessaly - Sear 2192v - Hemidrachm50 viewsPharsalos, Thessaly
Date: 400-344 BC
Denomination: Hemidrachm
Condition: Fine

Obverse: Head of Athena right, in close-fitting crested helmet.

Reverse: Horse's head right, Φ A P Σ around.

Sear 2192v; BMC 7, 14 & Pl IX, #12; SNG Cop 222/3
2.83g; 15.4mm; 0°
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405-367 BC - Dionysis I - Syracuse, Sicily - Calciati 62 - AE Drachm81 viewsKing: Dionysios I
Date: 405-367 BC
Denomination: AE Drachm
Condition: Fair

Obverse: Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet.

Reverse: Two dolphins around starfish.

Sicily, Syracuse
Calciati 62
28.73g; 33.4mm; 0°
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45. Gordian III, year 6.14 viewsTetradrachm, Year 6 (242-243 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC EΥ / Laureate bust of Gordian.
Reverse: L S / Homonoia (Concordia) standing, right hand extended and holding a double cornucopiae in left arm.
3.02 gm., 22 mm.
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49. Philp II, year 5.10 viewsTetradrachm, Year 5 (247 / 248 AD), Alexandria, Egypt.
Obverse: A K M IOΥ ΦIΛIΦΦOC E / Bust of Philip II.
Reverse: L E / Homonoia (Concordia) standing, hand extended, holding double cornucopiae.
13.97 gm.,
22.5 mm.

During the last few years of the reign of Philip I, both father and son shared the same titles. Coin portraits of father and son can often be distinguished from each other since Philip I is usually portrayed with a beard and Philip II is not. This coin was purchased as a tetradrachm of Philip I, but is being attributed here as a coin of Philip II since there is no trace of a beard on the portrait.
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