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Vesta

Vesta was originally a household spirit. Later she was personified as the goddess of the hearth and given the stature of her Greek equivalent, Hestia. In the temple of Vesta her flame was kept alive by Vestal Virgins.

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

|Trajan|, |Trajan,| |25| |January| |98| |-| |8| |or| |9| |August| |117| |A.D.||denarius|NEW
Vesta was originally a household spirit. Later she was personified as the goddess of the hearth and given the stature of her Greek equivalent, Hestia. In the temple of Vesta, her sacred flame was kept alive by Vestal Virgins. In 394, by order of the Christian emperor Theodosius I in his campaign to eliminate pagan practices in Rome, the fire of Vesta was extinguished.
RS113111. Silver denarius, Woytek 32a, BnF IV 17, RIC II 21, RSC II 288, BMCRE III 2, Hunter II 8, SRCV II -, aVF, well centered, flow lines, corrosion, weight 3.060 g, maximum diameter 18.5 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 98 - 99 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM, laureate head right; reverse PONT MAX TR POT COS II (high priest, holder of Tribunitian power, consul for the 2nd time), Vesta seated left, patera in right hand, torch in left hand; $100.00 (Ä94.00)


Julius Caesar, Imperator and Dictator, October 49 - 15 March 44 B.C.

|Julius| |Caesar|, |Julius| |Caesar,| |Imperator| |and| |Dictator,| |October| |49| |-| |15| |March| |44| |B.C.||aureus|
Certificate of Authenticity issued by David R. Sear.
SH15307. Gold aureus, Crawford 466/1, Sydenham 1017, BMCRR 4050, Cohen 2, Julia 2, SRCV I 1395, gVF, full circle centering on a very broad flan, excellent portrait style for this type, weight 7.806 g, maximum diameter 21.2 mm, die axis 45o, Rome mint, Aulus Hirtius, Praetor, early 46 B.C.; obverse C CAESAR COS TER, veiled head of Vesta right; reverse A HIRTIVS PR, emblems of the pontificate and augurship - jug between lituus to left, and axe to right; SOLD


Julia Titi, Augusta c. 79 - 89 A.D.

|Julia| |Titi|, |Julia| |Titi,| |Augusta| |c.| |79| |-| |89| |A.D.||dupondius|
Vesta was originally a household spirit. Later she was personified as the goddess of the hearth and given the stature of her Greek equivalent, Hestia. In the temple of Vesta, her sacred flame was kept alive by Vestal Virgins. In 394, by order of the Christian emperor Theodosius I in his campaign to eliminate pagan practices in Rome, the fire of Vesta was extinguished.
SL91053. Orichalcum dupondius, RIC II-1 p. 223, T398; BMCRE II p. 279, T257; BnF III p. 233, T271; Hunter I p. 276, 6; Cohen I 18; SRCV I 2617, NGC VG, strike 4/5, surface 4/5, weight 10.683 g, maximum diameter 25.8 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 80 - 81 A.D.; obverse IVLIA IMP T AVG F AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair style is formal and elaborate, piled high in the front and coiled in a chignon at the back of head; reverse Vesta seated left, veiled and draped, palladium in right hand, scepter in left hand, S - C (senatus consulto) flanking across field, VESTA in exergue; SOLD


Julia Titi, Augusta c. 79 - 89 A.D. Ephesos Ionia, Ancient Counterfeit

|Julia| |Titi|, |Julia| |Titi,| |Augusta| |c.| |79| |-| |89| |A.D.| |Ephesos| |Ionia,| |Ancient| |Counterfeit||cistophorus|
Julia Titi was the daughter of the Emperor Titus, and although married, she had an affair with her uncle Domitian. In 83 A.D., Domitian divorced his wife and lived openly with her. It has been said that she died because Domitian forced her to have an abortion but modern research indicates this allegation is false.
RS94294. Fouree silver plated cistophorus, cf. RIC II-1 p. 330, D848, RPC II 871, BMCRE 258 (official prototype, solid silver, very rare), F, gaps in silver plate, scratches, potentially active corrosion, weight 9.560 g, maximum diameter 25.5 mm, die axis 180o, unofficial counterfeiter's mint, 81 - 90 A.D.; obverse IVLIA AVGVSTA DIVI TITI F, draped bust right, hair in a knot in back; reverse Vesta seated left, palladium in right hand, scepter in left hand, VESTA in exergue; SOLD


Cornelia Supera, Wife of Aemilian, who reigned 253 A.D.

|Cornelia| |Supera|, |Cornelia| |Supera,| |Wife| |of| |Aemilian,| |who| |reigned| |253| |A.D.||antoninianus|
 
SH04007. Silver antoninianus, RSC IV 5, RIC IV 30, F, weight 2.6 g, maximum diameter 23.0 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 253 A.D.; obverse C CORNEL SVPERA AVG, diademed bust right on crescent; reverse VESTA, Vesta standing left, veiled, patera in right hand, transverse scepter in left hand; rough, cracked at 8:00; extremely rare; SOLD







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