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01. Roman Personalities


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Who was who(mostly) in the times of the Romans.

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02. Greek Coinage by City


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03. Seleucids


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04. Roman Republican Coinage


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A very small collection of the coins of the Republic. Targeted are a few interesting types, subjects etc; also there are some that were found in unclean lots.

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05. Greek Imperial by City


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05. Caesar to Nero


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06. Galba, Otho, Vitellius and the Flavians


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07. Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian


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08. A. Pius, Marcus Arellius, Commodus


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09. Septimius Severus, Caracalla, Geta


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10. Macrinus to Gordian III


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11. Philip I to Aemilian


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12. Valarian, Gallienus and family.


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13. The Secessionist Empires


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14. Claudius II and Quintillus


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15. Aurelian to Florian


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16. Probus to Carinus


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17. The Tetrarchy


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T. CarisiusMoneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. T. Carisius. 46 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.71 g, 6h). Rome mint. Head of Juno Moneta right / Implements for coining money: anvil die with garlanded punch die above, tongs and hammer on either side; all within laurel wreath. Crawford 464/2; CRI 70; Sydenham 982a; Carisia 1a; Type as RBW 1614. VF, toned, small pin hole on obverse below Moneta’s bust.

From the Andrew McCabe Collection, purchased from Peus Nachf., with old German collection ticket.

The apparent punch die on this type may be a cap of Liberty, and the lower die a generic anvil. The cap-shaped object is wreathed like a Dioscurus cap, which is the same cap worn by Vulcan, the god of metal-working. An analogue can be seen in the Scribonius Wellhead issue, RRC 416, which displays four different symbols, not three. Even rarer than the sought-after anvil is the Scribonius with a cap of Liberty, a variety not listed by Crawford. The scene on this coin may thus represent Vulcan’s generic metal-making workshop, but with the placement of the cap above the anvil, it may also be intended to allude to minting even if a punch die is not directly shown.

RRC p. 475 notes one reverse die of this issue with legend T. CARISIV (Amsterdam) as per this coin. Richard Schaefer obtained a photograph of the Amsterdam example and compared it to other examples in his Republican Die Project. In fact, reverse die matched examples to the Amsterdam coin prove the final S of CARISIVS did exist, but the die was filled at a later state. This CARISIV variety from a different die pair seems to have been caused by the same phenomenon. There is a trace of a final letter S. [Andrew McCabe]

Ex-CNG
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006c. Statilia Messalina IONIA, Ephesus. Nero, with Statilia Messalina. AD 54-68. Æ . Struck AD 66. Laureate head of Nero right / Draped bust of Messalina right. RPC 2631; SNG von Aulock 7864. Very rare.
ecoliJul 17, 2018
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Lydia, Daldis. TrajanLydia, Daldis. Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE 17 (17 mm, 3.58 g). KAICAP C[E] TPAIANO-C, laureate head of Trajan, right / [Δ]AΛ-ΔIA-NΩN, Zeus standing left holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 9; SNG München 101. VF, dark green patina with minor lighter deposits in recesses and fields, some cleaning scratches obverse field.

From the Tom Buggey Collection.
ecoliJul 13, 2018
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Lydia, NacrasaLydia, Nacrasa. Pseudo-autonomous, time of Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE 20 (20 mm, 7.12 g). ΘЄON CV-NKΛHTON, draped youthful bust of the Senate right / [NAKPA]-CITΩN, cultus statue of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports; stag to left and right. RPC III 1794; SNG Copenhagen 288-9; BMC 1-4; SNG Leypold 1090-1; SNG von Aulock --. VF, black-green patina with moderate lighter deposits in recesses, primarily on obverse. ecoliJul 13, 2018
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Lydia, Sala. Pseudo-autonomousLydia, Sala. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE 19 (19 mm, 4.67 g). ΔΗΜΟС СΑΛΗΝΩΝ, Draped bust of Demos right / ЄΠI MЄΛI-TΩNΩC APX, Zeus standing facing, head left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC III 2432; ; BMC 5-6; Waddington 6439; SNG von Aulock --; SNG Copenhagen --. VF, dark olive patina, minor lighter deposits in recesses.ecoliJul 13, 2018
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Cilicia, Ninica ClaudiopolisCilicia, Ninica Claudiopolis. Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE 21 (21 mm, 3.82 g). IMP NER TRAI CAES AVG GE DA (or similar, mostly illegible), laureate head of Trajan right, slight drapery on left shoulder / [COL IV AVG F]EL NINIC // [CLA]V, yoke of oxen left, vexillum behind. RPC IV online 3224; SNG von Aulock 5767. Good Fine, green patina with much lighter deposits in recesses and fields - somewhat weakly struck losing much legend. ecoliJul 13, 2018
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Lydia, Bagis. Psuedo-autonomous issueLydia, Bagis. Psuedo-autonomous issue. 1st Century A.D. AE 13 (15.72 mm, 3.47 g, 7 h). KAIΣAPЄΩN (CCW), Bust of Men wearing Phrygian cap on a crescent / BAΓHNΩN (CCW), Bull left. RPC 3061. VF. Rare.

RPC cites four known examples, one found in trade
ecoliJul 13, 2018
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001c. LepidusThe Triumvirs. Lepidus and Octavian. November-December 43 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.35 g, 10h). Military mint traveling with Lepidus in Italy. Bare head of Lepidus right / Bare head of Octavian right. Crawford 495/2a; CRI 140; Sydenham 1323; RSC 2a. Near Fine, toned, struck off center, bankers’ marks.ecoliJul 12, 2018
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Caria, Heraclaea Salbace, Domitian CARIA, Heraclaea Salbace. Domitian. AD 81-96. Æ (20mm, 5.08 g, 6h). Laureate head right / Hercules walking left, extending hand and holding club. RPC II 1238. VF, earthen green patina.1 commentsecoliMay 31, 2018
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001b. FulviaThe Triumvirs. Mark Antony. Late summer-autumn 43 BC. AR Quinarius (13mm, 1.62 g, 12h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Winged bust of Victory right, with the likeness of Fulvia / Lion walking right; DVN[I] (retrograde and inverted) above, [LVGV] in exergue; [A] to left, X [L] to right (= 40, Antony’s age at time of issue). Crawford 489/5; Lyon 2; King 75; CRI 122; Sydenham 1160; Fulvia 4; RBW 1712. Fine, toned, banker’s mark on the reverse.

Ex Davissons 28 (17 December 2009), lot 73.
ecoliMay 31, 2018
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Septimius Severus Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 26.45 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 194. Laureate bust right, slight drapery / Africa standing right, wearing elephant skin headdress and holding grain ears; at feet to right, lion standing right. RIC IV 668; Banti 8. Near VF, green-brown patina, a few scratches.ecoliMay 31, 2018
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SICILY, LeontiniSICILY, Leontini. Circa 476-466 BC. AR Litra (9mm, 0.55 g, 4h). Facing lion’s scalp / Barley grain. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 19; SNG ANS 215; HGC 2, 687. VF, toned, minor roughness. From the Daniel Koppersmith Collection.1 commentsecoliApr 04, 2018

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Spain, CarteiaSPAIN, Carteia. Tiberius. AD 14-37. Æ Germanicus and Drusus, Caesars, among the quattorviri. Turreted head of Fortuna right / Rudder. Chaves 1629-788; RPC I 123. dark brown patina.ecoli
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CarinusCarinus, 282-285 AD,

Obverse: IMP CARINVS PF AVG radiate and draped bust right
Reverse: FELICIT PVBLICA, Felicitas standing left holding scepter, leaning on column, QXXI in exergue

RIC 295
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Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127-1280)Sheng Song Zhong Bao iron coin was issued in AD 1208 in China Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127-1280). Diameter: 33.5 mm. The characters on reverse are Li Yi & Wu. It is Schjoth #875 or Fisher's Ding #1450 or David Jen #352ecoli

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