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Lot of 9 Julio-Claudian Roman Provincial Bronze Coins, c. 20 B.C. - 54 A.D.

|Multiple| |Coin| |Lots|, |Lot| |of| |9| |Julio-Claudian| |Roman| |Provincial| |Bronze| |Coins,| |c.| |20| |B.C.| |-| |54| |A.D.
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The following list was provided by the consignor and has not been verified by FORVM:
1) Augustus, Caius and Lucius, AE28, Julia Traducta, Spain, cut half of a RPC I 107.
2) Claudius (41-54), AE18, Aezanis, Phrygia, Pausanius Menandros, magistrate, Zeus standing left, RPC I 3095 or similar.
3) Augustus, AE18, RPC I 2399, patina flaking at rim.
4) Caligula, AE18, Nero and Drusus jugate, AE18, Philadelphia, Lydia.
5) Tiberius, AE19 (2.95g) Ephesos, no legend, head of Tiberius right / facing statue of Artemis Ephesia, RPC I 2613.
6) Time of Tiberius, AE20, Tripolis, Lydia, RPC I 3055.
7) Augustus or Tiberius, AE20, Laodicea ad Lycus, Phrygia, bare head right / Zeus standing left
8) Claudius, AE20, Aezanis, Phrygia, RPC I 3095.
9) Tiberius, with Nero and Drusus, cut half ∆ As of Carthago Nova, Spain, 14 - 37 A.D.
LT112798. Bronze Lot, lot of 9 Julio-Claudian Roman provincial bronze coins, 2 are cut halves, 17.2mm - 31.1mm, mostly F - VF, two are cut halves, c. 20 B.C. - 54 A.D.; no tags or flips, the actual coins in the photograph, as-is, no returns, 9 coins; $260.00 (Ä244.40)


Elagabalus, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.

|Elagabalus|, |Elagabalus,| |16| |May| |218| |-| |11| |March| |222| |A.D.|NEW
Providentia is the personification of the ability to foresee and to make provision for the future. This ability was considered essential for the emperor and providentia was among the embodiments of virtues that were part of the imperial cult. Cicero said that providentia, memoria (memory) and intellegentia (understanding) are the three main components of prudentia, the knowledge what is good or bad or neither.
RS112932. Silver denarius, Hunter III p. 116, 37 (also obv. leg. unbroken); RIC IV 130; RSC III 244; BMCRE V 158; SRCV II 7541, Choice VF, well centered, flow lines, die wear, tiny edge cracks, weight 2.876 g, maximum diameter 19.8 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, c. 219 A.D.; obverse IMP ANTONINVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind; reverse PROVID DEORVM (to the foresight of the gods), Providentia standing slightly left, head left, legs crossed, leaning with left elbow on column, rod in right hand held over over globe at feet on right, cornucopia in left hand; $100.00 SALE PRICE $90.00


Elagabalus, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.

|Elagabalus|, |Elagabalus,| |16| |May| |218| |-| |11| |March| |222| |A.D.|NEW
On 8 June 218, Elagabalus' Syrian legions defeated the forces of Macrinus. Macrinus fled, but was captured near Chalcedon and later executed in Cappadocia. His son Diadumenian attempted escape to the Parthian court but was captured at Zeugma and also put to death.
RS112939. Silver antoninianus, RIC IV 1e; RSC III 125; BMCRE V p. 530, 4; SRCV II 7493; Hunter III p. 112, 2 var. (also cuirassed), VF/F, well centered, flow lines, some legend weak, weight 3.820 g, maximum diameter 21.8 mm, die axis 0o, Rome mint, 16 May - end 218 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right, seen from behind; reverse P M TR P COS P P, Roma seated left, wearing crested helmet, Victory in extended right hand offering wreath to Roma, long scepter or spear in left hand, oval shield against near side of throne; $110.00 SALE PRICE $99.00


Lot of 3 Roman Imperial Sestertii, 1st Century A.D.

|Multiple| |Coin| |Lots|, |Lot| |of| |3| |Roman| |Imperial| |Sestertii,| |1st| |Century| |A.D.|NEW
The following list was provided by the consignor and has not been verified by FORVM:
1) Galba, sestertius, legend in wreath.
2) Vespasian, sestertius, Fortuna.
3) Nero Claudius Drusus, sestertius, two TIAV countermarks, Pangerl 54, rare countermarks.
LT113402. Orichalcum Lot, 3 Roman imperial sestertii, 1st century A.D.; $210.00 (Ä197.40)


Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.

|Caracalla|, |Caracalla,| |28| |January| |198| |-| |8| |April| |217| |A.D.|NEW
The antoninianus is named for Caracalla, who introduced it in 215 A.D. This coin is from the first year of issue for this new double denarius denomination. If you are collecting one coin of each emperor, your Caracalla coin should be an antoninianus!
SL113473. Silver antoninianus, RIC IV p. 253, 281b; RSC III 359; BMCRE p. 461, 172; Hunter III p. 87, 43; SRCV II 6777, NGC Ch XF, strike 5/5, surface 3/5 (4161488-005), weight 2.70 g, maximum diameter 20 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 216 A.D.; obverse ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, radiate head right; reverse P M TR P XVIIII COS IIII P P, Sol standing slightly right, radiate, head left, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left hand; from a Virginia Collector, ex dabigkahuna (eBay, 17 Dec 2012); NGC| Lookup; $170.00 SALE PRICE $153.00


Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.

|Trajan|, |Trajan,| |25| |January| |98| |-| |8| |or| |9| |August| |117| |A.D.|NEW
On 8 or 9 August 117, Trajan, age 63, died at Selinus, Cilicia while en route from Mesopotamia to Italy. On his death bed, he adopted Hadrian as his successor. The Roman Empire reached its maximum territorial extent at the time of Trajan's death. Hadrian soon abandoned indefensible parts of Mesopotamia to the Parthians.Rome's greatest extent 117 A.D.
RS113116. Silver denarius, Woytek 520v, RIC II 337, BnF IV 819, BMCRE III 537, RSC II 270, Hunter II 178, Strack I 230, SRCV II -, VF, toned, light deposits, marks, weight 3.192 g, maximum diameter 18.6 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 114 - 117 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC, laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind; reverse P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R, Mars advancing right, nude but for crested helmet and cloak tied in belt at waist and flying behind, transverse spear in right hand, trophy of captured arms over left shoulder in left hand; $140.00 SALE PRICE $126.00


Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.

|Trajan|, |Trajan,| |25| |January| |98| |-| |8| |or| |9| |August| |117| |A.D.|NEW
Fortuna Redux, one of the many aspects of Fortuna, was in charge of bringing people home safely, primarily from wars - redux means "coming back" or "returning." She may be one of the later aspects of Fortuna, as the earliest mention of her is on an altar dedicated by the Senate in 19 B.C. for the safe return of Emperor Augustus.
RS113118. Silver denarius, Woytek 579v, BnF IV 894, RSC II 150a, BMCRE III 634, Hunter II 206, RIC II 315, Strack I 257, SRCV II -, VF, near full legends, flow lines, die wear, small edge split/crack, weight 3.602 g, maximum diameter 19.1 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, c. Autumn 116 - August 117 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC, laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind; reverse PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R, Fortuna sitting left, rudder held by tiller in right hand, cornucopia in left hand, FORT RED in exergue; $140.00 SALE PRICE $126.00


Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.

|Caracalla|, |Caracalla,| |28| |January| |198| |-| |8| |April| |217| |A.D.|NEW
This type was struck after the death of Septimius, during the joint reign of Caracalla and his brother Geta. Caracalla is identified as pontifex maximus (high priest) and pater patriae (father of the country). Before his death, Severus advised his sons, "Agree with each other, give money to the soldiers and scorn all other men." But the brothers hated each other and Caracalla had Geta murdered.
RS113159. Silver denarius, RIC IV 183 (S); RSC III 192; BMCRE V 1 p. 419, 3a; SRCV II -; Hunter III, Choice VF, well centered, nice portrait, flow lines, light marks, edge cracks, weight 3.086 g, maximum diameter 19.1 mm, die axis 0o, Rome mint, 4 Feb - end 211 A.D.; obverse ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right; reverse P M TR P XIIII COS III P P (Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate XIIII, Consul III, Pater Patriae), Concordia seated left on throne, patera in right hand, double cornucopia in left hand; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 130 (2 Jul 2023), lot 1309 (part of); first specimen of the type handled by FORVM, Coin Archives records only two specimens of the type at auction in the last two decades; scarce; $180.00 SALE PRICE $162.00


Lot of 18 Ancient Greek Bronze Coins - Carthage and Carthage-Related

|Multiple| |Coin| |Lots|, |Lot| |of| |18| |Ancient| |Greek| |Bronze| |Coins| |-| |Carthage| |and| |Carthage-Related| |
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The following list was provided by the consignor and has not been verified by FORVM:
1) Carthage, AE20, Tanit left / horse right, head turned
2) Another, VF, obverse overstruck or double struck
3) AE15, Similar / horse right
4) Similar, AE16, horse right, palm, rough
5) AE16, male head left / horse right, SNG Cop 121, overstruck
6) AE20, Sardinia, horse head right
7) Carthage, Sicilian, AE16, male head left / horse right, SNG Cop 121. VF, clear overstrike over Tanit left / horse, scarce
8) Carthago Nova, Spain, AR plated AE 1/2 shekel (2.29g), time of Hannibal, Melqart left / horse right, CNH 75, rare
9) Carthage, AE15 (3.09g) head of Tanit left / horse galloping right MAA 15, SNG Cop 94, overstruck, ex Moneta Numismatic Services
10) Punic Sicily, AE18, Youthful male head with earring / horse right. SNG Cop Africa 120, overstruck
11) Cossura, Islands off Sicily, AE23, Isis right / Punic legend in wreath, SNG Cop 447, scarce
12) Melita, AE28 (10.85g) Veiled and diademed female head right / mummy of Osiris standing, between winged figures of Isis and Nephtys, SNG Cop 458, scarce
13) Scipio Africanus, AE shekel (9.78g), Carthago Nova, Spain, bare male head left / horse standing right; palm tree in background, SNG BM Spain 127
14) Lastigi, Iberia, AE18 (3.74g), late 2nd century BC, helmeted male head right, laurel border / LAS within laurel wreath, SNG BM 1569-71
15) Numidia, AE25, horse left, cleaned
16) Another, AE28, cleaned
17) Kyrene, Cyrenaica, AE16 (4.35g), head of Zeus-Ammon right / palm tree, silphium plant and crab, SNG Cop 1259; BMC 298, ex Moneta Numismatic Services
18) Carthaginian Spain, helmeted head left / horse right
LT110936. Bronze Lot, 18 Greek bronze coins, Carthage and Carthage-related, 15.8 mm - 29.2mm, c. 300 to 100 B.C.; no tags or flips, the actual coins in the photograph, as-is, no returns, 18 coins; some scarce; $450.00 SALE PRICE $405.00


Lot of 14 Greek Coins, 12 Silver Fractions, 2 Cut Silver Coins, and 1 Celtic Counterfeit, 5th - 1st Century B.C.

|Multiple| |Coin| |Lots|, |Lot| |of| |14| |Greek| |Coins,| |12| |Silver| |Fractions,| |2| |Cut| |Silver| |Coins,| |and| |1| |Celtic| |Counterfeit,| |5th| |-| |1st| |Century| |B.C.|NEW
The following list was provided by the consignor and has not been verified by FORVM:
1) Sidon, AR 1/16th shekel (0.87g), cf. Elayi 851-1818.
2) Archaic cut AR fragment (4.40g), c. 525-475 BC., 20 mm.
3) Alexander III, AR obol (0.6g).
4) Byzantion, AR hemidrachm, bull left / mill sail incuse.
5) Seleucid Kings of Syria, Seleukos I (312-281 BC), AR hemiobol, head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress, / Nike advancing right, holding wreath, HGC 9 57.
6) Thrace, Dikaia, c. 500 BC, AR hemiobol (0.25g), pantherís head facing / grape cluster within incuse square, apparently unpublished, cf. Barron pl. 5, 1a (triobol), rare.
7) Another (0.28g).
8) Campania, Phistelia, AR obol (0.60g), c. 325-275 BC, head of nymph facing slightly to left / lion crouching to left, serpent below, HN Italy 619, SNG ANS 584, SNG Cop 577, deep crack.
9) Parion, Mysia, AR drachm (2.82g), from the Richard L. Horst Collection.
10) Lesbos, AR fraction (0.20g), confronting boar heads / quadripartite incuse square.
11) Kyzicus, AR hemiobol, boar / lion head inside incuse square.
12) Mylasa, Caria, AR drachm (2.09g), 170-130 BC, facing Helios, eagle before / rose, SNG Cop 921.
13) Lesbos, AR fraction, head of calf left / quadripartite incuse square, cf. BMC 50 (head right).
14) Soloi, Cilicia, AR cut stater (6.81g), c. 380 BC, bust of Herakles right / bearded head of satrap right, BMC 27, SNG Levante 50, rare.
15) Celtic, Imitating Thasos, AR plated AE tetradrachm (14.49g), c. 2nd - 1st century BC. Dionysos r. / Herakles standing l. cf. GŲbl, OTA pl. 46, class II, 1. VF, obverse badly pitted.
LT110937. Mixed Lot, 15 coins, 5.8mm - 32.2mm, 5th - 1st century B.C.; no tags or flips, the actual coins in the photograph, as-is, no returns, 15 coins; several scarce or rare; $300.00 (Ä282.00)




  







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