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Republic and Imperatorial


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Coins from the Republic and Imperatorial eras

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Mark Antony


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Marcus Antonius beter known as Mark Antony was a member of the Antonia gens. Antony was born in Rome, around 83 BC. His father was Marcus Antonius Creticus, the son of the great rhetorician Marcus Antonius Orator executed by Gaius Marius' supporters in 86 BC. Through his mother, Julia Antonia, he was a distant cousin of Julius Caesar.

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Julio-Claudians 1st Century


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early Imperial and Provincial coins from Augustus to Nero

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Civil War-Vespasian


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The coins of Galba, Otho, Vitellius and Vespasian

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Titus


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Coin of the Emperor Titus

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Domitian


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The coins of Domitian

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Adoptive Emperors to the Constantine Dynasty


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2nd-4th century

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Southern Italian


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Bruttium, Lucania, Calabria, Sicily...

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Greek, Persian & Judaean


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Eastern coins

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Places in and Around Rome


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Places of historical intrest in Rome and Pompeii. I tried to use images that gave a feel for what life might have been like at the end of the Republic and the early Imperial period.

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Artifacts


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SOLD COINS


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Coins that were once mine

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Last additions - Jay GT4's Gallery
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RIC 1074 Titus denariusT CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS
Laureate head left

TR POT VIII COS VII
Quadriga left with flower

Rome, 79 CE to June 24

3.07g

RIC 1074V (R)

Ex-Classic World Coins (Switzerland)

Although only rated as Rare, this coin with the left facing portrait has been elusive in the market place. Only one example in Forum galleries (Atherton, ex-Sneh). One other example on acsearch, die matched to this specimen.
4 commentsJay GT4Aug 24, 2022
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RPC 1968 TitusΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΤΙΤΟΣ ΚΑΙΣ ΟΥΕΣΠ
Laureate head right with aegis

ΕΤΟΥΣ Γ ΙΕΡΟΥ
Eagle standing left with wreath in beak on palm branch; club in left field

Caesarea Maritima

70 CE (Group 6, year3)

14.25g

RPC 1968/2 (this coin); McAlee 380 (this coin) noted as "MC" (My coin) from his own collection; Prieur 141,

A rare coin!

Ex-CGB: Ex-McAlee plate coin from his own collection; Ex-Empire 3, May 5th 1985; ex-Schulten, Nov 8, 1982, lot 301)

Part of a small series of tetradrachms struck in Caesarea Maritima shortly after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE.
After its fall, Titus spent three days outside the city handing out rewards and spoils to his troops.

"Then descending with his army to Caesarea Maritima, he there deposited the bulk of his spoils and directed that his prisoners should be kept in custody; for the winter season prevented his sailing for Italy" (Josephus)

It has been suggested this series of tetradrachms was struck during Titus' time in Caesaera. The style is fairly crude and is similar to other bronze coins attributed to Caesarea Maritima. Silver quality is not standardized, which gives evidence of a military issue. Being stuck just days or weeks after the fall of Jerusalem, surely these were part of the rewards Titus distributed to the troops.

Thanks to David Atherton for additional info.
1 commentsJay GT4Aug 13, 2022
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RPC 1965 Vespasian TetradrachmΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝ
Laureate bust of Vespasian right with aegis

ETOYΣ Γ IEPOY
Eagle standing left with wreath in beak on palm branch; club in left field

Caesarea Maritima mint, 70-71 CE

13.63g
RPC 1965 (1 spec.). Prieur 129.

Ex-Cgb

Rare. Only two others in Forum galleries (Atherton, Alberto)

Part of a small series of tetradrachms struck in Caesarea Maritima shortly after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE.
After its fall, Titus spent three days outside the city handing out rewards and spoils to his troops.

"Then descending with his army to Caesarea Maritima, he there deposited the bulk of his spoils and directed that his prisoners should be kept in custody; for the winter season prevented his sailing for Italy" (Josephus)

It has been suggested this series of tetradrachms was struck during Titus' time in Caesaera. The style is fairly crude, although this specimen has a wonderful portrait, and is similar to other bronze coins attributed to Caesarea Maritima. Silver quality is not standardized, which gives evidence of a military issue. Being stuck just days or weeks after the fall of Jerusalem, surely these were part of the rewards Titus distributed to the troops.

Thanks to David Atherton for additional info.
6 commentsJay GT4Jul 13, 2022
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RIC 0131 Titus DenariusIMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M
Laureate head right

TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P
Tripod with fillets, above dolphin, two ravens left and right and wreath under dolphin

Rome
January 1- June 30, 80 CE

RIC131 (R)
3.17g

Ex-Incitatus

A rare type with the ravens flanking the dolphin.


5 commentsJay GT4Jul 06, 2022
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RIC 0857 (V) Titus AureusT CAESAR IMP VESPASIAN
Laureate head of Titus right

COS V
Cow (heifer)standing right

Rome, 76 CE

6.84g

RIC 857 (C)

EX-Stephen Album Auction 43 lot 69

It has been proposed that the cow depicted on this type is one of the famous statues by the fifth century BCE Greek sculptor Myron. Myron's statues were brought to Rome by Augustus and were placed in the temple of Apollo on the Palatine in 28 BCE. Vespasian moved them to the new Temple of Pax that he began constructing in 71 CE, to celebrate the end of the Jewish War.

15 commentsJay GT4Jun 02, 2022
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RPC 2405 Vespasian TetradrachmAYT TIT ΦΛAYI OYEΣΠAΣIAN KAIΣ
Head of Vespasian, laureate, right, date LA before neck

ΦΛΑΥΙ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣ
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Titus right with gorgoneion on breast plate

Alexandria, Egypt
1 July - 28 Aug 69 CE

11.77g

RPC 2405 (6 spec.) Rare!

Ex-CNG e-auction 514, lot 335

The Roman legions in Alexandria proclaimed Vespasian emperor on 1 July 69 CE. This coin was struck within the two months before the Egyptian new year began on 29 August 69 CE. A fairly rare type that doesn't come to market often compared with year 2 coins.
6 commentsJay GT4May 05, 2022
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RIC 1508 Vespasian Æ20IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVGVST
Laureate head right

PON MAX TR P P P COS VIII CENS; S C low in field
Caduceus, winged, between crossed cornucopiae

Uncertain Asia Minor; "O" mint? Ephesus?

77-78 CE

3.75g; 20mm

RIC 1508 (R2); RPC 1477A (3 specimens)

Ex-Pavlos S. Pavlou

An incredible series from an unknown Eastern mint. Even the denominations are uncertain and classified in RIC as 1. (Large) 11g; 2 (Medium) 8g; 3 (Medium-small)3.5-4g; 4 (Small) 2.5g. RIC simply calls them Mint(s) of Asia Minor (uncertain: Ephesus?) While M. Grant links them to the mysterious "O" mint. Either way, all the bronze coins from this issue are fairly rare. Only 3 specimens in RPC online and 1 in the David Atherton collection of this type.
4 commentsJay GT4Apr 08, 2022
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RIC 1475 Vespasian denariusIMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right

FIDES PVBL
Hands clasped over caduceus, two poppies and two corn ears

Unknown Eastern "O" mint
76 CE

3.06g

RIC 1475 (R)

Ex-Prados
3 commentsJay GT4Mar 29, 2022
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Persian Gaza, Philistia Obol
Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette.

AΘE Owl standing right, head facing; to left, olive sprig above Θ; all within incuse square.

Imitating Athens
Gaza, Philistia

Mid 5th century-333 BC.

0.66g, 6mm

Cf. Gitler & Tal V.10O.

Ex-Charachmoba Gym
Jay GT4Mar 29, 2022
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Persian Gaza, Philistia ObolHelmeted head of Athena right

Owl standing right, head facing; in upper left field, olive spray and crescent, AΘE to right.

Imitating Athens.
Gaza, Philistia

Mid 5th century-333 BC.

0.76g, 7mm

Cf. Gitler & Tal X.1O

Ex-Charachmoba Gym
1 commentsJay GT4Mar 29, 2022
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RIC 0003 Titus denariusIMP T CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laureate head right

CERES AVGVST
Ceres standing left with corn ears, poppy and sceptre

Rome
June 24, 79- July 1, 79 CE

3.26g

RIC 3 (R)

These early undated types are attributed to the few days after Vespasian's death on June 23, 79 CE

Ex-Aegean; Ex-CNG e-auction 509 lot 867 (part of); Ex-Andrew Short collection; Ex-Akropolis coins #289, Jan 30 2020.


2 commentsJay GT4Mar 02, 2022
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RIC 0796 Domitian French MedallionIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVII CENS PER PP
Laureate head right

SC
Triumphal arch, showing two archways surmounted by two elephant quadrigae

French medallion based on RIC 796 (R2)

1968; No 192/500

Massive 69mm! 226g
5 commentsJay GT4Feb 26, 2022

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RIC 0706 Domitian DupondiusIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XV CENS PER PP
Radiate head right

VIRTVTI AVGVSTI SC
Virtus standing right, foot on helmet with spear and parazonium

Rome, 90-91 CE

13.46g

RIC 706 (C2)

Ex-iNumis

Holed in antiquity
7 commentsJay GT4
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Mark Antony and Octavian M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P (MP and AV in monogram)
Bare hd of Mark Antony right

Rev
CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C
Bare head of Octavian right

Ephesus spring/summer 41 BC

2.97g

Sear 1504

This series of coins commemorates the establishment of the second Triumvirate of November 43 B.C. between Antony, Octavian and Lepidus. Both sides bear the inscription "III VIR R P C", meaning "One of Three Men for the Regulation of the Republic. Within a few years Antony would depart Italy for the Eastern provinces.

The moneyer for this coin is M. Barbatius Pollio who was also a Questor in 41 BC. Barbatius bears the title of "Quaestor pro praetore" abbreviated to QP a distinction shared by his colleague L. Gelllius.


SOLD!
1 commentsJay GT4
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Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus CN MAG

Lead sling shot reportedly from the battle of Munda.

Found in Estepa, Spain
74.19g

49x28mm


The Battle of Munda took place on March 17, 45 BC in the plains of Munda, which is in modern southern Spain. This was the last great battle of Julius Caesar's civil war against the republican armies. After this victory, and the deaths of Titus Labienus and Gnaeus Pompeius (Pompey's oldest son), Caesar was free to return to Rome and govern as dictator. Tens of thousands of Romans died at Munda. About one month after defeat, Gnaeus was captured and executed. His brother Sextus survived to initiate another rebellion, on Sicily, where he was finally defeated by Marcus Agrippa and executed in Asia in 35 BC by Mark Antony, ten years after Munda.

Eitan Hirsch, a ballistics expert with the Israeli Defense Forces calculated that an expert slinger could hit a target from 35 meters away. According to his calculations a projectile could be hurled at a velocity of 34 meters per second. Equivalent to a modern day handgun.
4 commentsJay GT4

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