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Roman Provincial Coins from Gaul
Celtic, Uncertain Tribe, Central Gaul, Potin "Wheel Money," c. 1st Century B.C.

|Celtic| |&| |Tribal|, |Celtic,| |Uncertain| |Tribe,| |Central| |Gaul,| |Potin| |"Wheel| |Money,"| |c.| |1st| |Century| |B.C.||Cast| |potin|
 
CE111769. Cast potin, cf. Victoor IX-2b; four spoked wheel, gVF, green patina, weight 1.510 g, maximum diameter 14.4 mm, $90.00 (82.80)


Augustus and Agrippa, c. 10 - 14 A.D., Colonia Augusta Nemausus, Gallia Narbonensis

|Gaul|, |Augustus| |and| |Agrippa,| |c.| |10| |-| |14| |A.D.,| |Colonia| |Augusta| |Nemausus,| |Gallia| |Narbonensis||dupondius|
The reverse commemorates the conquest of Egypt in 30 B.C. This theme was probably used at Nemausus because the colony was settled by Egyptian Greeks and veterans from Anthony's army that had surrendered to Octavian at Actium. This coin is from a final revival of the type with the addition of P P, for Pater Patri, Father of the Country, on the obverse. Augustus was honored with this title in 2 B.C.
RP97570. Bronze dupondius, RIC I 161 (S), RPC Online I 525, SNG Cop 700, SNG Tb 160, SRCV I 1731, VF, well centered on a tight flan, excellent portraits, pitting and porosity, weight 12.380 g, maximum diameter 26.8 mm, die axis 270o, Colonia Augusta Nemausus (Nimes, France) mint, c. 10 - 14 A.D.; obverse back to back heads of Agrippa and Augustus, Agrippa (on left) facing left wearing a rostral crown, Augustus laureate head right, IMP above, P - P flanking below chins, DIVI F below; reverse crocodile right chained to a palm, wreath with long ties over COL - NEM (NE ligate) across field above crocodile divided by palm, two palm fronds below crocodile; scarce; SOLD


Augustus and Agrippa, 9 - 3 B.C., Colonia Augusta Nemausus, Gallia Narbonensis

|Gaul|, |Augustus| |and| |Agrippa,| |9| |-| |3| |B.C.,| |Colonia| |Augusta| |Nemausus,| |Gallia| |Narbonensis||AE| |23|
The reverse commemorates the conquest of Egypt in 30 B.C. This theme was probably used at Nemausus because the colony was settled by Egyptian Greeks and veterans from Anthony's army that had surrendered to Octavian at Actium. This was the last of the COL NEM issues, distinguished by the addition of the title P P (Pater Patriae), an honor bestowed to Augustus in 2 B.C.
SH92630. Bronze AE 23, RIC I 155, RPC Online I 523, SNG Cop 698, SNG Tb 152, SRCV I 1729, NGC VG, strike 4/5, surface 3/5 (6155614-001), weight 6.642 g, maximum diameter 23.4 mm, die axis 270o, Colonia Augusta Nemausus (Nimes, France) mint, 9/8 - 3 B.C.; obverse back to back heads of Augustus and Agrippa, Agrippa head left wearing a rostral crown, Augustus bare head right, IMP above, DIVI F below; reverse crocodile right chained to palm tree, wreath with long ties over COL - NEM above, two palms fronds below; from the Errett Bishop Collection, NGC| Lookup; SOLD







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American Numismatic Society Collections Database (ANSCD) - http://numismatics.org/search/search.
Burnett, A., M. Amandry & P. Ripolls. Roman Provincial Coinage I: From the death of Caesar to the death of Vitellius (44 BC-AD 69). (London, 1992 and suppl.).
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Roman Provincial Coins (RPC) Online - http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/.
Sear, D. Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values. (London, 1982).
Sear, D. Roman Coins and Their Values, The Millennium Edition, Volume One, The Republic and The Twelve Caesars 280 BC - AD 86. (London, 2000).
Sutherland, C. The Roman Imperial Coinage, Vol. I, From 39 BC to AD 69. (London, 1984).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Denmark, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum, Vol. 8: Egypt, North Africa, Spain - Gaul. (1994).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Deutschland, Mnchen Staatlische Mnzsammlung, Part 1: Hispania. Gallia Narbonensis. (Berlin, 1968).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Deutschland, Mnzsammlung Universitt Tbingen, Part 1: Hispania-Sikelia. (Berlin, 1981).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain XII, The Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, Part 1: Roman Provincial Coins: Spain-Kingdoms of Asia Minor. (Oxford, 2004).

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