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Jochen:
#064

 A correction for Macrinus

Macrinus, AD 217-218
AE 27, 12.32g
obv. AVT K M OPEL CEV - MAKREINOC AV
        Laureate head r.
rev. VP CTA LONGIN(OV) NIKO - POLITWN PROC ICTR / O[N]
       Concordia, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and in
       extended r. hand patera
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. AMNG I/1, 1774 (for the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2021) No.8.23.36.13 corr. (same dies but ON in ex. and
          kalathos  not mentioned)
Numismatik Zöttl Auction 9, Lot 91, 21.5.2022

Best regards
Jochen

Jochen:
#065

A new die combination for Commodus

Commodus, AD 177-192
AE 18, 2.89g, 17.52mm, 195°
obv. AVT KAI A - VR KOMODO - C
         Laureate head r.
rev. NEI - KOPO - LI PROC ICCT
       Apollo, nude, chlamys over l. shoulder, stg. frontal, head l., holding laurel twig in
      extended r. hand_
ref. a) not in AMNG
       b) not in Varbanov
       c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2021):
           rev. No. 8.10.7.2 (same die)
           obv. e.g. No. 8.10.48.5
rare
coll. Hoeft

Pedigree:
ex CNG

Best regards

Jochen:
#066

A correction for Elagabal

Elagabal, AD 218-222
AE 25, 13.86mm
struck under governor Novius Rufus
obv. AVT K M AVRH - ANTWNEINOC
        Head, radiate, slightly draped on l. shoulder
rev. VP NOBIOV ROVFOV NIKOPOLITWN [PR]O (PR ligate!)
       in l. and r. field CIC - T-R / ON
       Artemis advancing left, bow in extended l. hand and drawing with r. hand arrow
       from quiver over r. shoulder
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1915 var.
      b) Varbanov 3976 var. (= AMNG 1915)
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2021) No. 8.26.13.2  corr. (Ligation not mentioned)
numisshin, Ebay, May 2022

The coin is not well preserved, but the decisive detail is clearly visible: the ligatation of P and R And this is true for No. 8.26.13.3, 13.4, 13.5 too!

Best regards
Jochen

Jochen:
#067

A correction for Commodus

Commodus, AD 177-192
AE 19, 3.39g, 18,5mm
obv. M ANTWNEINO - C KOMODOC
        Laureate head r.
rev. NEIKOPOL - PROC ICTRON
       Homonoia, wearing kalathos, stg. l., holding cornucopiae in l. srm and sacrificing 
       from patera in extended r. hand over burning altar
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2021) No. 8.10.36.1 corr. (same does, but writes NIKOPOL)
cgb.fr, MA.Shops, April 2022

Best regards
Jochen

Jochen:
#068

A new type for Caracalla

Caracalla as Caesar, AD 195-198
AE 17, 2.76g
obv. [M AV KA] - ANTWNIN
        Bust, draped, seen from behind, bare-headed, r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC IC
       Bunch of grapes with leafs and tendrils
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not In Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2021):
         rev. No. 8.18.8.- (new depiction)
         obv. e.g. No. 8.18.8.6 corr. (same die, writes draped and cuirassed))
coll. Hoeft

Bet regards
Jochen

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