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Augustus to Clodius Albinus


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2 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2009

Gallienus to Allectus


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1 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2012

Family of Constantine


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1 files, last one added on Dec 26, 2012

Valentinian I to Romulus Augustus (Western Empire)


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1 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2009

Other Coins


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7 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2013

SOLD items


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87 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2013

Artifacts/Antiquities


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21 files, last one added on Jun 05, 2013

 

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Last additions - Noah's Gallery
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*SOLD*Bar Kokhba Revolt

Attribution: TJC 292., Hendin 1437 (prev. 736). Mildenberg 125; Palestina
Date: assumed AD 134-135
Obv: 7-branched palm tree, two clusters of fruit beneath; (ŠM'WN) beneath in 2 lines
Rev: Trifoliate vine leaf;(RWT YRWŠLM) around; Undated, assumed year 3 = AD 134-135
Size: 22.8 mm
Weight: 9.3 grams
NoahNov 15, 2013
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*SOLD*Nerva AE/As

Attribution: RIC 77, Cohen 7, BMC 127
Date: AD 96-98
Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG PM TRP COS III P P, laureate head r.
Reverse: AEQVITAS AVGVST, Aequitas stg. facing, head l., scales in r. hand, cornucopiae in l. hand, S-C across fields
Size: 25.8 mm
Weight: 9.4 grams
NoahNov 15, 2013
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*SOLD*Crispus AE3

Attribution: RIC 201, S.3924v, Siscia
Date: AD 317-326
Obverse: IVL CRISPVS NOB C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust r.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate surmounted by two turrets,
* above, BSIS in exergue
Size: 18.7 mm
NoahNov 15, 2013
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*SOLD*Ashoka Maurya AR Karshapana

Attribution: G/H Ser. 1Vd (reverse 416), BMC III-a-5/30
Date: 269-232 BC
Obverse: Punch Marks of sun, six-armed symbol, dog, Brahma bull, and elephant randomly punched on the flan
Reverse: Punch Marks of drum, taurine, fish, and unknown randomly punched on the flan
Size: 20 mm
ex-ECIN
NoahJun 15, 2013
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1545 Leonhard Fuchs Botanical Woodcut PrintsDate: AD 1545, Basel, Isingrin, rare
Size: 6.3 x 3.5 inches

These are two woodcut prints with hand colored sketches and hand-written notes. This is original from the AD 1545 Octavo edition. Issued in Läbliche abbildung und contrafaytung aller kreüter so ... inn dem ersten theyl seins neüwen kreüterbuchs hat begriffen, in ein kleinere form auff das allerartlichste gezogen ... Basel, Isingrin 1545.

Fuch’s work and its beautiful illustrations effected a revolution in the natural sciences, comparable to that of Copernicus in astronomy and Vesalius in anatomy, both of which were published the following year, AD 1543. To effect this reform accurate illustration and identification was the first requirement and it was to this task that Fuchs addressed himself. Fuchs employed the best artists then available in Basle: Albrecht Meyer did the drawings, Heinrich Füllmaurer transferred them to the woodblocks, and they were cut by Veit Rudolph Speckle. All three are depicted in the book, the first time that book illustrators are themselves portrayed and named. These illustrations set a new standard for botanical depiction and were some of the most influential in botanical history, being copied for innumerable works well into the 18th century. Some 40 species are illustrated for the first time, including several American plants, such as maize and the pumpkin.
‘The coloring of many copies of Fuchs ... is authentic, in that they were issued by the publisher in a colored state based upon the artist’s original colored drawings made from living specimens’ (Blunt).
1 commentsNoahJun 05, 2013
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Martin Luther Wittenberg Bible Woodcut LeafDate: AD 1549, Wittenberg, H. Lufft, rare
Size: 12x7.5 inches

These are two woodblock prints with illuminated letters and depict passages from the book of Jeremiah. This superb leaf comes from: Biblia Das ist – Die gantze Heilige, Shrifft – Deudsch. Mart. Luther (Ubers), Wittenberg, H. Lufft, AD 1549.
This was printed about three years after his death and demonstrates his skills as he translated the Bible from Greek and Latin into German. Hans Lufft (1495–1584) was a German printer and publisher, commonly called "the Bible Printer," because in 1534 he printed at Wittenberg the first complete edition of Luther's Bible, in two quarto volumes with illuminations in gold and colors by Lucas Cranach. Lufft printed in the 40 years following more than 100,000 copies of the German Bible. He also printed most of the other works of Luther.
1 commentsNoahJun 04, 2013
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*SOLD*Augustus Copper quadrans

Attribution: RIC I 454
Date: 5 BC
Obverse: MESSALLA APRONIVS III VIR, altar with bowl-shaped top
Reverse: SISENNA GALVS AAAFF, around large S C
Size: 16.1 mm
Weight: 3.07 grams
ex-Forvm
NoahFeb 25, 2013
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*SOLD*Galba AE As

Attribution: Tarraco mint, Rare
Date: AD 68
Obvese: SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR P P P, laureate head r., globe at point of bust
Reverse: DIVA AVGVSTA, Livia standing l., holding patera & scepter
NoahJan 13, 2013
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Kumaragupta I AR drachmAttribution: Altekar class I, MAC 4845-58; Kumaragupta's silver coinage has not yet been properly classified.
Date: AD 415-455
Obverse: Head of king r., traces of blundered Greek legend around
Reverse: Stylized Garuda standing facing, with wings spread, curved "platform" underneath, cluster of dots (representing the sun) above r., Brahmin legend around: Paramabhagavata rajadhiraja sri Kumaragupta Mahendraditya
Size: 13x12 mm
Weight: 2.26 grams

Kumaragupta I (Mahendraditya) was a ruler of the Gupta Empire in AD 415–455. Like his father and predecessor, Chandragupta II, Kumaragupta was an able ruler. He retained, intact, the vast empire, which extended from Bengal to Kathiawar and from the Himalayas to the Narmada. He ruled efficiently for nearly forty years. However, the last days of his reign were not good. The Gupta Empire was threatened by the rebellion of Pushyamitras of central India and invasion of the White Huns. However, Kumaragupta was successful in defeating both threats and performed Ashvamedha (horse sacrifice) to celebrate his victory.
NoahJan 01, 2013
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AGallienus Antoninianus

Attribution: RIC 207k
Date: AD 267-268
Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG; radiate bust r.
Reverse: IOVICONS AVG; goat stg. l.; stigma in exergue
Size: 17 mm
Weight: 2.5 grams

Gallienus’ coinage is perhaps best know by the issuance of his Zoo series. Each coin type depicts a mythical or real animal on the reverse as a dedication to a specific Roman deity: Diana (doe, stag, antelope/gazelle), Apollo (centaur, gryphon), Sol (Pegasus/winged horse, bull), Jupiter (goat), Liber Pater (panther/tigress), Neptune (capricorn, hippocamp), Juno (doe/elk/capreolus), Mercury (hippocamp/criocamp), Hercules (lion, boar).

“The vast majority of Zoo coins were produced at the mint of Rome, with a few rare examples coming from Siscia. Each officina produced a different coin within the series, with some producing a second, less common type also. Occasionally you'll find an animal with the "wrong" officina mark. These are fascinating, and the rarity leads us to believe that they represented mistakes, perhaps when a die engraver was transferred from one workshop to another. He gets the right animal, but the wrong officina. Or maybe one workshop was falling behind, so another was temporarily enlisted to help catch up on the quota?” – from Jim’s page on Coins of Gallienus' Zoo
NoahDec 27, 2012
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*SOLD*Elagabalus AR Denarius

Attribution: RSC 15, RCV 7505, Antioch, scarce
Date: AD 218-219
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG, laureate draped bust r.
Reverse: CONCORDIA, two standards between two legionary eagles, MILIT in exergue
Size: 18.0 mm
Weight: 3.3 grams
NoahDec 27, 2012
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*SOLD*Constantine the Great
City Commemorative (VRBS ROMA)

Attribution: RIC VI 561, Trier
Date: AD 333-335
Obverse: VRBS ROMA; helmeted and cuirassed bust l.
Reverse: She-wolf stg. l. suckling Romulus and Remus; above palm between two stars, TRP in exergue
Size: 18.6 mm
Weight: 2,03 grams
NoahDec 27, 2012

Random files - Noah's Gallery
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AValentinian I AE3

Attribution: RIC IX 9a, type I, Aquileia
Date: AD 364-367
Obverse: DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped,
and cuirassed bust r.
Reverse: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, victory marching l. holding wreath and palm, “A” in l. field, either SMAQP or SMAQS in exergue
Size: 18 mm
Weight: 2.6 grams

Valentinian I, a Pannonian officer, was proclaimed emperor by the military and senate upon the demise of Jovian. A month later, in AD 364, he elevated his brother Valens to Augustus. Their agreement placed Valentinian I in control of the Balkans and the eastern provinces, while Valens took Illyricum and the west. Valentinian spent most of his reign confronting various invaders such as the Alemanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians. In AD 375, while addressing a deputation of representatives from the invaders, he became so irritated and enraged that he suffered a stroke and died.

This coin was from my very first uncleaned lot ever! It was the nicest of the bunch; naturally I have to keep it for sentimental reasons...
Noah
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Roman Armor Bronze BuckleDate: circa 2nd century AD
Size: 21 mm

This Roman armor bronze buckle is intact and still functional.
Noah
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Martin Luther Wittenberg Bible Woodcut LeafDate: AD 1549, Wittenberg, H. Lufft, rare
Size: 12x7.5 inches

These are two woodblock prints with illuminated letters and depict passages from the book of Jeremiah. This superb leaf comes from: Biblia Das ist – Die gantze Heilige, Shrifft – Deudsch. Mart. Luther (Ubers), Wittenberg, H. Lufft, AD 1549.
This was printed about three years after his death and demonstrates his skills as he translated the Bible from Greek and Latin into German. Hans Lufft (1495–1584) was a German printer and publisher, commonly called "the Bible Printer," because in 1534 he printed at Wittenberg the first complete edition of Luther's Bible, in two quarto volumes with illuminations in gold and colors by Lucas Cranach. Lufft printed in the 40 years following more than 100,000 copies of the German Bible. He also printed most of the other works of Luther.
1 commentsNoah

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