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Seleukid Empire, Alexander I Balas Æ21. Apameia on the Orontes, 152-145 BC. 2 viewsObv. Diademed head of Alexander I right.
Rev. AΠAMEΩN, Zeus standing left, holding Corinthian helmet and sceptre; monogram to left; c/m: palm frond within incuse rectangle. SC 1804; HGC 9, 904; DCA 133. 8
5g, 22mm
CanaanDec 01, 2019
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NABATAEA, Aretas IV. 9 BC-AD 40. Æ Quadrans (20mm). Petra mint. Dated RY 6 (4/3 BC). 6 viewsObv. Laureate head right; Aramaic het-samekh flanking.
Rev. Female figure (Huldu?) standing left , raising hand; date in legend.
In this coin the female is standing right instead of left as in Meshorer, Nabataea 66. This variant was not found in classical references or any online reference
CanaanNov 02, 2019
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Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius, Rome, 163-164. 7 viewsObv. ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACV Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII IMP II COS III.
Rev. ARMEN Armenia seated left, mourning in front of a vexillum and a shield, her left hand set on bow behind.
References: BMC 274. Cohen 7. RIC 81. Perfectly centered, lovely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
CanaanOct 14, 2019
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Judaea, Ascalon 1st Century B.C4 viewsObverse: Veiled and Turreted head of Tyche, border of dots.

Reverse: War-galley right with oars, dot (shield) and AC above, border of dots.

CanaanOct 11, 2019
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Syria, Decapolis. Philadelphia. Domitian. A.D. 81-96.CY 143 (A.D. 80/1).5 viewsObv. Laureate head of Domitian right;
Rev. c/m: head of Herakles right within circular incuse / Veiled and draped bust of Tyche right; behind, date ([L ΓMP)]. References: Spijkerman 10a; Rosenberger 9; RPC 2107, Howgego 17. F
26mm
CanaanOct 07, 2019
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SELEUKID KINGDOM. Seleukos IV Philopator AR Tetradrachm; 28mm // 15,69g. Antioch on the Orontes, circa 187-175 BC.9 viewsObv.Diademed head right.
Rev.Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and resting hand on bow; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ to right, ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ to left, filleted palm branch in outer left field, Φ in exergue.
Ref.SC 1313.6b.
CanaanSep 26, 2019
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Kings of Macedon. Kolophon. Antigonos I Monophthalmos 320-301 BC. As Strategos of Asia, 320-306/5 BC, or king, 306/5-301 BC. In the name and types of Alexander III. Struck circa 310-301 BC Drachm AR 16mm., 3,89g10 viewsObv.Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin.
Rev. Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, uncertain mark above crescent in left field, monogram of KAP below throne.
Price 1827 
1 commentsCanaanSep 16, 2019
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Maximinus II, as Caesar, 305-309. AE Follis. 27mm // 7,36g. Heraclea, 305-306.7 viewsObv.GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Maximinus II to right.

Rev. GENIO CAESARIS/ HTD Genius, nude but for chlamys over his left shoulder, standing front, head to left, holding patera, from which liquor flows, in his right hand and a cornucopiae with his left
CanaanSep 16, 2019
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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm. 15 views1 commentsCanaanAug 20, 2019
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Julius Caesar, (c.46-45 BC), AR Denarius, mint in North Africa.18 viewsObv. diademed head of Venus right,
Rev. Aeneas walking left carrying his father Anchises and holding Palladium. caesar behind
References: (Cr. 458/1; Syd. 1013)
Broken
1 commentsCanaanJul 21, 2019
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Claudius, 41 - 54 AD.  Billon Tetradrachm with high silver content.  Alexandria.  Year 6 = 45/6. 52 viewsObv. Laur. bust rt. 
Rev. Messalina stg. left resting on a column, extending her rt. hand in which she holds two small figures, and ears of corn in her left hand. 
Sear 1869 var
3 commentsCanaanJun 06, 2019
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Justin II AD 565-578. Nikomedia Pentanummium Æ 15mm10 viewsObv. Monogram of Justin II
Rev. Large Є, N to right.
Sear 371; DOC 116.


CanaanApr 24, 2019
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ATTICA. Athens. Circa 430s -420s BC. AR Tetradrachm.12 viewsObv: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette.

Rev: ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; to left, olive sprig and crescent; all within incuse square.
Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597.
F, test cuts.
26mm // 16,65g.
CanaanApr 24, 2019
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Marathos, Phoenicia. 2nd century B.C. AE 23. 11 viewsObv. Veiled and draped bust of Berenike II right.
Rev. mrth (in phoenician script)to right of Marathos, standing left, leaning on column, holding aphlaston, date in left field
23mm , 12.98Grams.
BMC 3ff.

23mm , 12.98Grams
CanaanApr 24, 2019
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Antioch ad Orontem, Syria, Semi-autonomous, AE19. 65-66 AD27 viewsObv. Turreted head of Tyche right.
Rev. Lighted garlanded altar, date ET HP
19mm , 5.64Grams.
BMC 76. 
1 commentsCanaanApr 24, 2019
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Frog Oil Lamp, Ancient Egypt, Roman period, c. 4th century AD.22 viewsNice ceramic "frog lamp" oil lamp. Decorated with huging Arms and hands design around the central fill-hole, maker's mark on base. Intact with light earthen deposits, spout still charred from use in antiquity. 80 mm 1 commentsCanaanMar 21, 2019
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Nabatean Kingdom, Aretas IV7 viewsobverse Aretas' Aramaic monogram (het) within wreath.
reverse eagle standing right, wings closed, Aramaic monogram (heth) left
References: Meshorer Nabataean 91, SNG ANS 1434.
11mm, 1.1 grams
CanaanFeb 16, 2019
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GREEK, SILVER OBOL OF AIOLIS KYME FROM 480 - 450 BC 35 viewsOBVERSE – Head of Eagle Right, KY below
REVERSE – Incuse square punch
9.8 MM AND 1.01 GRAMS.
Extremly rare eagle to right(Third known) , no other example found with the same weight, unpublished in any known reference!!!
CanaanDec 14, 2018
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Diva Faustina, wife of Antoninus Pius Sestertius after 14112 viewsObv. DIVA AVGVSTA – FAVSTINA Veiled bust r., hair coiled on top of head.
Rev. AETER – NITAS S – C Providentia standing l., holding globe and sceptre.
Ref. BMC A Pius 1421. RIC A Pius 1108.
CanaanDec 01, 2018
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PHOENICIA, Tyre. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ 30mm 14 viewsObv.Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Astarte standing facing, foot on prow, holding scepter and placing right hand on trophy to outer left; to outer right, Nike on column, crowning Astarte; palm tree to inner left, murex shell to inner right.
References; Rouvier 2350; SNG Copenhagen 364 var. (bust type); BMC 396.
VF, Green patina with a dusting of light earthen deposits.
CanaanNov 27, 2018
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ANTONINUS PIUS (138-161). Sestertius. Rome.22 viewsObv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III.
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM / S C.
Winged thunderbolt.
RIC 618.
Weight: 25.1g.
Diameter: 34 mm.
CanaanNov 23, 2018
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ANTONINUS PIUS (Caesar, 138). Sestertius. Rome.20 viewsObv: IMP T AELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS. Bareheaded and draped bust right.
Rev: TRIB POT COS / PIETAS / S - C. Pietas standing right, holding incense box over lighted and garlanded altar to right.
RIC 1082 (Hadrian).
Weight: 24.5g.
Diameter: 31 mm.
CanaanNov 22, 2018
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Lucilla, Augusta c. 164 - 182 A.D., Wife of Lucius Verus, Sestertius Rome mint 168/9 AD7 viewsObv. LVCILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair elaborately waived and knotted in chignon low at back.
Rev. FECVNDITAS, Fecunditas (fertility) seated right, nursing child, one boy behind and one before her, S C in exergue.
Ref. RIC III 1736, BMCRE IV 1197, Cohen III 21, Hunter II 48, MIR 18 29, SRCV II 5499, 32.0mm, 20.1 grams.
CanaanNov 22, 2018
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JUDAEA, Gaza. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. 39 viewsObv.Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius right, seen from behind.
Rev. Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right; Marnas symbol before. Rosenberger 70 var. (dated EC); SNG ANS 927 var. BMC 58. Near VF, brown patina with some earthen deposits.
Unlisted date.
31mm, 22.2 grams.
2 commentsCanaanNov 22, 2018
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Unpuplished Silver Obol; Sidon mint. Circa 375-332 BC15 viewsObv: City walls with three towers.
Rev: Prow of galley with eye to right; five pellets above, Lion below.
10mm and 0.9 grams
CanaanOct 08, 2018
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Greek, Silver Obol; Sidon mint. Circa 375-332 BC140 viewsObv: City walls with three towers.
Rev: Prow of galley with eye to right; five pellets above, Lion below.
10mm and 0.9 grams.
Not listed in any known reference!!!
5 commentsCanaanOct 08, 2018
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NABATAEA. Aretas IV. 9 BC-AD 4029 viewsObv : Aramaic ayin / het (Aretas) within wreath
Rev : Eagle standing left, wings closed, Aramaic het (Aretas) behind.
Meshorer Nabataean 93, SNG ANS 1434 var (het ros ligate in wreath)
1 commentsCanaanSep 25, 2018
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. 15 viewsObv. Facing gorgoneion on Macedonian shield.
Rev. Elephant advancing right; above, anchor lying right.
SC 1089.1; SNG Spaer -. Near VF.
Uncertain military mint in Coele-Syria. Struck circa 202 BC or later.
17mm, 4 grams
CanaanSep 25, 2018
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Al-Nasir Yusuf II., AH 634-658 / AD 1236-1259 Dirham, Damascus10 views20,5 mm, 2,93 gCanaanAug 27, 2018
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North Africa, Andalus, Almuwahideen dynasty Almahdi Ben Tumart 555 AH9 viewsالوجه :
لا الاه الا الله
الأمر كله لله
لا قوة الا بالله

الخلف :
الله ربنا
محمد رسولنا
المهدي امامنا
Silver dirham Mitch. 421, 1.5 grams
CanaanAug 26, 2018
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VITELLIUS (69). Denarius. Rome.86 viewsObv: A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P. Laureate head right.
Rev: CONCORDIA P R. Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera and cradling cornucopia.
RIC 90.
Weight: 3.4 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.
5 commentsCanaanAug 14, 2018
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Valerian I AR Antoninianus. Antioch, AD 253-255.16 viewsObv. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. References: RIC 87; MIR 36, 73c; RSC 53.
CanaanJul 30, 2018
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KINGS of PARTHIA. Gotarzes II. 40-51 AD. Billon Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Dated Seleukid Era 357 (September, 46 AD).43 viewsObv. Diademed bust left, long pointed beard, lock of hair on brow.
Rev. Gotarzes seated right on throne, Tyche standing left before him, presenting a diadem and holding cornucopiae; year above, month in exergue.
Sellwood 65.7; Shore 359; BMC Parthia pg. 162, 7; MACW -.
25mm, 11.22 grams.
2 commentsCanaanJul 30, 2018
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Kings of Syria, Seleukos II, Antioch, 246-225. 17 viewsObv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Nike standing left.
References: SC 713; HGC 323. 8.29g, 20mm, 12h.
Rare. Green patina, VF
CanaanJul 29, 2018
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Ptolemy V. 204 - 180 BC12 viewsObv: Head of Cleopatra I as Isis.
Rev: Eagle standing on thunderbolt with one open wing.
Svoronos 1237.
SNG Copenhagen 253.
15mm and 2.97 grams
CanaanJul 29, 2018
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Trajan, As Rome, 98AD. Pietas.7 viewsObv. IMP [NERVA] CAES TRAIAN AVG GERM P M. Laureate head of Trajan on the right.
Rev. Pietas, veiled and draped standing on the left, sacrificing above an altar.
Ref. RIC.393 Rated: R3
CanaanJul 28, 2018
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Nero (54-68 AD). AE As, 66-68 AD, Lugdunum.11 viewsObv. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P, Bare head right, globe at point of bust.
Rev. Victory flying left, holding in both hands shield inscribed S P Q R.
References: RIC 544
CanaanJul 28, 2018
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Vespasianus BI-Tetradrachme Alexandria Eirene38 viewsObv. : AYTOK KAIΣΣEBA OYEΣΠAΣIANOY Bel. Bust of the Emperor to the right, L B = year 2 (69/70).
Rev.: EIPHNH Eirene stands to the right, holding branch.
References: Dattari: 357.
Dimensions: 7,65g, 24mm.
1 commentsCanaanJul 13, 2018
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ROMAN PROVINCIAL Antioch. Trajanus Decius 249- 251 AD. BI Tetradrachm.16 viewsObv: AYT K Γ ME KY ΔEKIOC TRAIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC, Eagle standing left on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak, SC in exergue.
9,0 g// 25 mm.
CanaanJul 13, 2018
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Elagabalus, AD 218- 222. BI Tetradrachm. Antioch.60 viewsObv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. .
Rev: Eagle standing facing, head l., Δ-Ε across fields, star between legs.
11,3 g. 24 mm.
Prieur 265
3 commentsCanaanJul 13, 2018
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Arcadius, AD 383- 408. AE3. Antioch mint.37 viewsObv: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG
Helmeted bust facing, spear across shoulder holding shield decorated with cross.
Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG// ANTG
Constantinopolis entrhoned facing, foot on prow, head right, holding scepter and Victory on globe.
Referencez: RIC X 97.
2,23g// 15mm.
1 commentsCanaanJul 11, 2018
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LEO I (457-474). Ae.49 viewsObv: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Lion crouching right, head reverted.
Unlisted variety, the lion position, possibly imitation.

Weight: 0.82g.
Diameter: 10 mm.
2 commentsCanaanMay 29, 2018
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Septimius Severus, Silver Denarius. Laodicea ad Mare, AD 194.16 viewsObv. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP IIII ,Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right.
Rev. Legend: P M TR P II COS II P P . Jupiter, naked to waist, seated left on low seat, holding Victory in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand
Reference: RIC IV 464.
16mm, 2.08g.
Ex. Lanz Numismatics.
CanaanMay 28, 2018
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Septimius Severus AR Denarius. Emesa, AD 194-195.22 viewsObv. [IMP] CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right.
Rev. FORTVN REDVC, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
References: RIC 377.
2.76g, 17mm.
Ex. Lanz Numismatics.
1 commentsCanaanMay 28, 2018
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Carthage. Carthage circa 400-350 BC. 11 viewsObv. Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of grain ears.
Rev. Horse standing right, palm tree in background, three pellets above pellet in right field.
References: MAA 18l; Jenkins & Lewis 13; SNG Copenhagen 118. SEAR 6508-11.
16.1mm and 2.23grams.
As found condition.
CanaanMay 28, 2018
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Commodus, 177-192. Denarius (Silver, 15mm, 2.73g), Rome, 192. 17 viewsObv. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Laureate head of Commodus to right.
Rev. P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left; in field to left.
References: BMC 332. Cohen 568. RIC 237.
Ex. Lanz Numismatics.
CanaanMay 25, 2018
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John Hyrcanus I / Antiochus VII. 104-76 BC. Prutah , S.E. 181= 132/131 BC. 13 viewsObv: Upside down anchor flanked by BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EYEPΓETOY (of King Antiochus, benefactor), date along left side of anchor AΠP (181).
Rev: Lily.
15.4 MM AND 3.09 GRAMS.
References: Hendin 451. SNG Israel 2134.
This type probably inaugurated the Hasmonean mint in Jerusalem as the first Judean prutah, with the approval of Antiochus VII. The lily was a symbol of Jerusalem and its use in lieu of a portrait was apparently part of the Seleucid effort to appease the Jews, whose law stated: Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image…
CanaanMay 16, 2018
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Nabataean Kingdom:‭ ‬Aretas II and/or Obodas I, Rabbel I, Aretas III18 viewsAE17, 4.12g, Unknown mint, 1st-century BCE
Obv.: Athena head right, helmeted, crested.
Rev.: Nike standing left, holding unknown object in right hand, unknown object in left.
Reference: c.f. Meshorer 1.
1 commentsCanaanMay 11, 2018
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CILICIA, Tarsos. 164-27 BC. Æ Tyche/Sandan.65 viewsObv. Turreted head of Tyche right.
Rev. Sandan standing on the back of a mythological beast right, holding hammer and flower; ΘP over monogram to left. SNG France 1305-6 var. (control marks); SNG Levante 962.
3 commentsCanaanMay 02, 2018
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Samaria. Lead seal. Approximately 4th-3rd century BC.60 viewsFigure in a long robe standing on the right and her standing naked figure (Ana?), Standing on the left, flanking Thymiaterion, all in temple vignette.
Typical of the motifs of Sami coins and seals is the adaptation of existing coin paintings and iconography, which dates back to the 4th century AD. v. In the Levant were in circulation. This lead seal probably imitates a late Persian depiction of a satrap and the deity Ana, as can also be found on the Tarsus Stateren (see SNG Levante 83).
15mm // 11,83g.
Ex. Lanz Numismatics.
3 commentsCanaanApr 03, 2018
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Michael IV, 12 April 1034 - 10 December 1041 A.D. Bronze anonymous follis, class C14 viewsObv. + EMMANOVHL, three-quarter length figure of Christ standing facing, wearubf a nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, Gospels in left hand, IC-XC
Rev. Jeweled Cross with pellet at each extremity in angle
IC-XC/ NI-KA SBCV 1825.
32mm and 13.07 grams.
CanaanApr 03, 2018
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Manuel I AE Trachy S-1966 DOC 13 16 viewsObv. Christ bearded and nimbate wearing tunic and kolobion. Seated upon a throne without back, holds gospels in l. hand. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross.
Rev. Full length figure of the Emperor bearded on l. crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum headed sceptre and in l. gl cr. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
30mm and 4.32 grams
CanaanApr 03, 2018
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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Akko mint. Dated RY 33 of 'Ozmilk, king of Tyre (317/6 BC)68 viewsObv. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin.
Rev. Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, Phoenician 'K (for 'Ozmilk) and ||| –= (date). 
References: Price 3279 (Ake); Newell, Dated 37.
24mm, 15.61 grams.
3 commentsCanaanMar 29, 2018
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PHRYGIA. Tiberiopolis. Caracalla (198-217). Ae. 16 viewsObv: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNЄINOC. Laureate head right.
Rev: TIBЄPIOΠOΛЄITΩN. Asklepios standing facing, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff.
References: SNG Copenhagen 757; BMC 17; Waddington 6580.
Weight: 3.03 g. Diameter: 18 mm.
1 commentsCanaanMar 27, 2018
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter. 162-150 BC. Tyre mint. Dated SE 154 (AD 159/8 BC). 11 viewsObv. Diademed head right.
Rev. Stern of galley left; L ΔNP (date) above.
References: SC 1671; HGC 9, 830.
22mm, 5.3 grams
CanaanMar 16, 2018
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Helena. Augusta, A.D. 324-328/30. Æ follis Heraclea, under Constantine I21 viewsObv. FL HELENA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust of Helena right, wearing pearl necklace.
Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE, Securitas standing facing, head left, holding branch and lifting he of skirt; SMHB·.
References: RIC 85; LRBC 879.
Brown patina. Very fine. 3,02 gr 20,5 mm
1 commentsCanaanMar 13, 2018
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Himayarite. 'Amdān Bayān Yahaqbiḍ. Circa AD 100-120. AR Unit. 14mm-1,08g. With name 'Amdān Bayān. Raydan mint.58 viewsObv: Head right within linear circle interrupted at top.
Rev: Small head right; yanaf-monogram to left, 'scepter' to right.
References: CAF 3.2ai; Huth 430–1 corr. (obv. border interrupted); SNG ANS 1582–94.
14mm, 1.08 grams.

VF, broken
3 commentsCanaanMar 11, 2018
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Kyzikos, Mysia AR Trihemiobol, 525 - 475 B.C.28 viewsObv.: forepart of boar left, reversed E on side, tunny fish behind
Rev.: head of roaring lion left within incuse square
0,97g, 10mm.
SNG France: 361-72.
1 commentsCanaanMar 08, 2018
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Alexander the great AE unit, Phoenicia, Sidon mint, 333-305 B.C.12 viewsObv. Head of beardless Heracles right wearing lion skin headdress.
Rev. Quiver on bow and club, Legend: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Symbol: ΣΙ (Below)
References: Price 3492
19mm and 8.03 grams.
CanaanFeb 22, 2018
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Demetrios II Nikator, Second reign, 129-125 BC. Silver tetradrachm. Tyre.44 viewsObv: Diademed head of king right.
Rev: Eagle standing on prow left, with palm branch, club surmounted by monogram and monogram in inner left field, two monograms in inner right field, monogram between legs.
References: SC 2195.5b. Newell 179. Hoover 1122.
28 mm, 13,23 g.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 21, 2018
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KINGDOM OF ELYMAIS , Orodes IV., AE (3.1 g.), 1st-2nd century AD26 viewsObv. frontal ruler's bust.
Rev .: Bust of Artemis with radiate wreath n. L. Behind it an anchor.
Reference: Van't Haaff 17.2.1-1.
3.1 grams
CanaanFeb 21, 2018
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Ariobarzanes III., 63-52 BC. AR Drachm. Mazaca.35 viewsObv .: Diademed King's Head to the right.
Rev .: BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIOBAPZANOY Athena stands to the left, holding Nike, spear and shield, monogram in front of it.   Condition: almost very fine,minor scratches.
Dimensions: 4,43g, 15mm. BMC: 1.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 19, 2018
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Philippos Philadelphos (Posthumous), 93-83 BC. Nominal: AR tetradrachm. City: Antioch.27 viewsObv .: Diad. King's head to the right.
Rev .: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛΛIΠΠOY ... Zeus is enthroned to the left, holding scepter and Nike.
Condition: fine to very fine.
Dimensions: 15.06g, 25mm.
Newell: 441, BMC: 10, Sear: 7196.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 19, 2018
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Phraates IV (38-2 BC). AR drachm. Ecbatana mint. 22 viewsObv. Diademed bust of Phraates left, "royal wart" on brow, wearing necklace, eagle behind bearing wreath.
Rev. Archer (Arsakes I) seated right examining bow. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / BAΣIΛEΩN - AΡΣAKOΥ - EΥEΡΓETOΥ / ΔIKAIOΥ - EΠIΦANOΥΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ
References: Sellwood 52.10. Shore 276.
19mm, 3.43g.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 12, 2018
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ELYMAIS. Unknown Prince , Late II - Early III Century AD. Æ Drachm. 34 viewsObv.Diademed bust with bun.
Rev. Artemis standing with bow.
References: v.Haaff.19.1.1-1A. 
3 commentsCanaanFeb 11, 2018
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Late Hellenic or early Roman, c.2nd Century B.C.-1st Century AD, Cast Lead Tessera or Appliqué15 viewsFacing head of Medusa (gorgoneion). (No legend)
Blank reverse.
18mm , 5g.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 08, 2018
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Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29mm, 9.45 g ), Rome, 50-54. 16 viewsObv. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left.
Rev. LIBERTAS AVGVSTA / S - C Libertas standing facing, her head turned to right, holding pileus in her right hand and extending her left.
References: BMC 204. BN 230. Cohen 47. RIC 113.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 08, 2018
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ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Zangids (Sinjar). Qutb al-Din Muhammad. AH 594-616 / AD 1197-1219. Æ Dirhem, Sinjar mint. Uncertain AH date.35 viewsObv. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed male Roman-style bust left, holding spear or scepter over shoulder and shield; tamgha before, mint name and [AH date] around.
Rev. Names and titles of Abbasid Caliph al-Nasir and Qutb al-Din Muhammad bin Zengi in five lines across field; name continued to right and left; Zengid tamgha in exergue.
References: S&S 81; Album 1880.2.
Brown patina, 25mm and 9.25 grams.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 06, 2018
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Ascalon, Caligula 37-41 Bronze27 viewsObv. Caligula head left.
Rev. City goddess holding a spear slightly to the left, an altar in front.
References: RPC 4882, BMC 27.116, 81 and Sear GIC 404.
25mm, 10.72 grams, Very rare.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 01, 2018
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Samaria. circa 400-300 BC. Obol AR 9mm.26 viewsObv. Sidonian galley to left over waves.
Rev. Persian king fighting lion, O between.
References: Meshorer and Qedar 199; HGC 10, 399.
1 commentsCanaanJan 31, 2018
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Elymais, Van´t Haaff 17.2-1, Orodes IV, Artemis12 viewsKingdom of Elymais
Orodes IV
Æ Drachm, 2nd century AD
Obv.: Diademed and draped bust of Orodes facing
Rev.: Bust of Artemis left, anchor behind
AE, 3.23g, 15mm
Ref.: van´t Haaff Type 17.2, Subtype 1
CanaanJan 18, 2018
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Phoenicia, Arados 85-84 B.C.6 viewsObverse:Veiled bust of Astarte Europa right, wearing  stephane, border of dots.
Reverse: Humped bull galloping left, head facing, KN over ΠC above, Aradian era date 175 (POE) & Greek M with Phoenician letter beth (B) below.
22mm and 6.1grams. 
References: HGC 10 Pg.22 No.88; Duyrat 2005 Pg.110 No.4502-4515.
CanaanJan 18, 2018
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Roman lead Tessera Imperial times 2nd-3rd century AD8 viewsHead of Nilus or Serapis right.
Weight: 6.3 gr
Diameter: 19 mm.

CanaanJan 17, 2018
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CONSTANTIUS I Post reform radiate Cyzicus 295-299 AD9 viewsObverse: Radiate cuirassed bust right
Obverse Inscription: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES
Reverse: Constantius I standing left receiving Victory presenting him wreath from Jupiter standing right holdinh long sceptre, KA in centre lower field.
Reverse Inscription: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM.
Weight: 2.6 gr
Diameter: 23 mm
Die Axis: 180°.
Reference: RIC VI Cyzicus 18A, Sear #: 14104

CanaanJan 17, 2018
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Philip I AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Seleucis and Pieria. AD 248.24 viewsObv. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, radiate and cuirassed bust left, with aegis.
Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Γ, eagle standing, head right, holding wreath in beak; ANTIOXIA SC in exergue.
References: Prieur 355; McAlee 925.
10.78g, 25mm.
1 commentsCanaanJan 12, 2018
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Philip I (244-249 AD). AR Tetradrachm , Antioch, Syria, 244 AD.26 viewsObv: AVTOK K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right.
Rev. ΔHMAPX - EΞOVCIAC around, S C in exergue, Eagle with spread wings standing left on palm branch, head left, wreath in beak.
References: McAlee 887. Prieur 318.
24-27mm, 11g
1 commentsCanaanJan 12, 2018
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Trebonianus Gallus (252-253). Tetradrachm. Antioch. 18 viewsObv: AYTOK K Γ OYIB TPEB ΓAΛΛOC CEB. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΔΗMARX EΞOYCIAC YΠΑΤΟ B / S C. Eagle standing right, head left, with spread wings and wreath in beak. Control: Γ.
References: Prieur 675.
12,30g, 24mm.
CanaanJan 12, 2018
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Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ Sestertius.Rome mint. Struck circa AD 134-138.28 viewsObv. Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev. Hadrian standing right, holding volumen and clasping right hands with Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopia, with rudder set on globe at side.
References: RIC II 761; Banti 434. 
33mm, 21.6 grams.
3 commentsCanaanJan 07, 2018
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MARK ANTONY. 32-31 BC. AR Legionary Denarius28 viewsObv. ANT AVG - III · VIR · R·P·C, war galley under oar right with triple ram prow and scepter tied with fillet.
Rev. LEG ?? , legionary eagle (aquila) between two signa standards.
References: Crawford 544.
Small banker's mark on obverse.
19mm and 3.21 grams.
1 commentsCanaanJan 02, 2018
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Philip I AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. AD 248.30 viewsObv. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. ΔHMAPX ΕΞOYCIAC YΠATOΓ, eagle standing facing, head right and right wing behind leg with wreath in beak; ANTIOXIA SC in exergue.
References:Prieur 375.
11.69g, 25mm.
Very Fine
1 commentsCanaanDec 22, 2017
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Syria. Antiochia ad Orontem. Trajan Decius. BI tetradrachm . Struck A.D. 249-250.40 viewsObv. AVT K Γ MЄ KV TPAIANOC ΔЄKIOIC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. ΔHMAPX ЄΞOVCIAC, eagle standing left on palm branch, with head left, holding wreath in beak and wings spread; SC in exergue.
References: Prieur 574; McAlee 1126. Toned .
24mm, 10.55 grams
1 commentsCanaanDec 20, 2017
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Sasanian Empire. Khusro II. 591-628 AD. AR Drachm.39 viewsObv. Crowned and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Fire altar flanked by attendants; four crescents around.
References: Göbl II/2 (Pl. 13, 214). EF.
Ray mint. Year 21.
27mm, 2.75 grams
1 commentsCanaanDec 20, 2017
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Gordian III AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. Struck AD 242. 38 viewsObv. AYTOK K M ANT ΓOΡΔΙΑΝΟC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. ΔΗMAΡX EΞ ΥΠΑΤΟ Β, eagle standing facing, head and tail right, holding wreath in beak; between legs, crescent above ram leaping left.
References: McAlee 872; Prieur 295.
27mm, 11.16grams.
1 commentsCanaanDec 20, 2017
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Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Amaury (1164 - 74 AD). Billon silver denier28 viewsObv. AMALRICVS REX; pattée.
Rev. DE IERVSALEM; Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
References: Metcalf 169.
17mm and 0.45 grams.
1 commentsCanaanDec 13, 2017
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Judaea, Procuratorial. Antonius Felix. 52-59 B.C. Æ prutah. Prefect under Claudius, Dated year 14 = 54 C.E.. 18 viewsObv. IOY ΛIA AΓ PIΠΠI NA, legend within wreath tied at bottom with X.
Rev. TI KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP ΓEPM, LIΔ beneath two crossed palm branches.
References: Hendin 1347; Meshorer TJC 342; RPC 4970.
17mm, 1.78 grams.
CanaanDec 12, 2017
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Justin II, with Sophia. 565-578. Æ Follis . Nicomedia mint.22 viewsObv. Justin and Sophia seated facing on double throne, holding globus cruciger and cruciform scepter, respectively; cross above, vine pattern in exergue
Rev. Large M; cross above, date across field; A//NIKO.
References: DOC 101c; MIBE 46b var.SBCV 369.
30mm, 13.2 g
CanaanDec 12, 2017
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Justin II, with Sophia. 565-578. Æ Follis, Theupolis (Antioch). 26 viewsObv. Justin and Sophia, both nimbate, enthroned facing; Justin holding globus cruciger and Sophia holding cruciform scepter.
Rev. Large M; cross above, date across field; Γ//τHЄЧP’.
Theoupolis (Antioch) mint, 4th officina. Dated RY 7 (571/2) ?!.
31mm, 15.2 g
CanaanDec 12, 2017
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Umayyad Caliphate. Anonymous. 8th century Æ post-reform fals. Syrian type. 11 viewsObv. la ilah illa Allah wahdahu with traces of pellet within double circle in marginal area.
Rev. "Pomegranate" Muhammad Rasul Allah around, pellet within outer circle.
References: Walker 595 var (rose bud); Album 158; Goussouss 95. VF, Rare.
20mm, 2.80 grams
CanaanDec 12, 2017
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Macrinus Bi-Tetradrachm, Arados mint86 viewsObverse description: Laureate head of Macrinus on the right, seen from three quarters in front, one of the two ribbons of the laureate crown descending on the shoulder.
Obverse Legend : AU KAI. M.A OP SE. MAKRINOS, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Markos Opellios Seuhros Makrinos Sebastos).
Reverse description : Eagle standing on the left, wings outstretched, head and tail turned right, wreath in the beak; between the legs of the eagle, a head of bull turned to the right.
Reverse legend: DHMARC EX UPATOSTA.
References: Prieur: 1243.
12,57g, 24mm.
4 commentsCanaanDec 11, 2017
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Augustus, AE of Gabala, Syria. AD 1-14. 27 viewsObv. Bare head of Augustus right, countermark.
Rev. GABALEWN, Astarte seated left, holding poppy and sceptre, sphinx at foot. LM in left field, ZH in exergue.
Countermark: Howgego 366. Bee. Gabala
References: RPC 4452; BMC 70; Mionnet V, 627.
21mm, 6.3 grams.
1 commentsCanaanDec 05, 2017
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Vespasian - Vesta Standing Silver Denarius, Rome mint between 72-73 A.D.43 viewsobv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII. Vespasian Laureate head right
rev: VESTA, Vesta standing left, holding simpulum and sceptre
Ref.: RIC 360.
Diameter: 19mm
Weight: 3,07 grams.
Nice silver tone.
1 commentsCanaanNov 28, 2017
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Roman Provincial, Syria-Antioch, Autonomous Issue Under Nero, AE Small Denomination, Caesarean Year 105 (56/57 AD),18 viewsObv. ANTIOXEΩN, Veiled, turreted, draped bust of city goddess right
Rev. EΠI KOYAΔPATOY Ram running right, looking back,crescent and * above, ETEP below
17mm, 5.40g
References: Butcher 121; SNG Copenhagen 101
Gaius Ummidius Durmius Quadratus as Governor of Syria.
Known as the star of bethlehem coin.
1 commentsCanaanNov 23, 2017
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THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus. 177-192 AD. Æ 20mm 10 viewsObv. AVT KAI ΛAVPH KOMOΔOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, slight drapery on left shoulder.
Rev. font face=symbol>FILIPPO-POLETWN , Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus.
References: Mouchmov 5226; BMC Thrace -; SNG Copenhagen -; Varbanov 1043.
20mm, 3.5 grams.
CanaanNov 14, 2017
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Galba, Alexandria, Billon-Tetradrachme, year2, AD 68-6928 viewsObv.: ΣEPOYI ΓAΛBA AYTO KAIΣ ΣEBA, Laureate head right LB=year2
Rev.: AΛEΞANΔPEA, Draped bust of Alexandria right, wearing elephant's skin; simpulum before.
Billon, 23mm, 12.7 grams
Köln 226; Dattari 301; Milne 348; Emmett 170; RPC I 5341
1 commentsCanaanNov 13, 2017
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Hadrian, Alexandria. Tetradrachm 130-31 AD 32 viewsObverse: Laurete draped cuirassed right . 
AYT KAI TPAI AΔΡΙΑ CEB
Reverse: Hadrian standing left holding scepter receiving ears of corn from Alexandria who stands right, facing him, holding vexillum. Regnal year L IE ( 15th) in field
References: Dattari 1267; BMCG 669; Cologne 1026; Milne 1294.
Weight: 9.1 gr
Diameter: 23 mm
1 commentsCanaanNov 13, 2017
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Heraclius, AE Follis. Constantinople. 610-641 AD.18 viewsObv. dN hRACLIVS PeRP AVG, crowned and cuirassed or plumed-helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, bearded, holding cross on globe and shield.
Rev. Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, III to right, officina letter below; mintmark CON.
References: SB 804, MIB 158.
28mm, 10.5 grams.
CanaanNov 09, 2017
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Justin I. 518-527. Æ Follis . Constantinople mint, 2nd officina. Struck 518-522.10 viewsObv. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Large M; cross above, stars flanking; B//CON.
References: DOC 8b; MIBE 11; SB 62.
32mm, 17.95 grams.
CanaanNov 09, 2017
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Heraclius, with Martina and Heraclius Constantine. 610-641. Æ Follis12 viewsContemporary imitation of a Constantinople mint issue dated RY 10 (620/1), 4th “officina”.
Obv. Heraclius, in center, flanked by Martina, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right, each wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger;
Rev. Large M; cross above, A/N/N/O X across field; Δ//CON.
References: Cf. DOC 89-91; cf. MIB 161; cf. SB 806.
23mm, 5.23 grams
CanaanNov 08, 2017
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Heraclius, with Martina and Heraclius Constantine. 610-641. Æ Follis13 viewsContemporary imitation of a Constantinople mint issue dated RY 8 (618/9), 4th “officina”.
Obv. Heraclius, in center, flanked by Martina, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right, each wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger;
Rev. Large M; cross above, A/N/N/O u across field; Δ//CON.
References: Cf. DOC 89-91; cf. MIB 161; cf. SB 806.
25mm, 9.25 grams
CanaanNov 08, 2017
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Herod Archelaus. 6 BC-4 AD. Lead Prutah.30 viewsObv: HPΩΔOY Anchor with long, slender arms.
Rev: EΘN surrounded by wreath.
References:Hendin 507.
13mm and 0.67 grams.
Extremly rare in lead!!!!
1 commentsCanaanNov 07, 2017
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Judaea, Procurators. Porcius Festus. 59-62 C.E. AE prutah8 viewsProcurator under Nero, Year 5 = 58/59 CE.
Obv. NEP/WNO/C, legend within wreath, bottom tied with X.
Rev.LЄ KAICAPOC, palm branch.
References: Hendin 1351; Meshorer TJC 345; RPC 4972.
16mm, 1.88 grams.
CanaanNov 06, 2017
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Judaea, Pontius Pilates, Prefect under Tiberius, 26-36 AD, Jerusalem mint16 viewsObverse: IOYLIA KAICAPOC, three bound heads of barley, the outer two heads drooping.
Reverse: TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar), no date, simpulum (libation ladle);
References:Hendin 1341, Meshorer TJC 331, RPC I 4967, SGICV 5622, Jerusalem mint,
1.08, 16mm
CanaanNov 06, 2017
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Demetrios I Soter (162-150 BC). Serrate Ae. Antioch.17 viewsObv: Horse's head left.
Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY. Elephant's head right.
References: SC 1646. HGC 9, 833. SNG Spaer 1299-1304.
3.61 g. 16 mm.
1 commentsCanaanNov 03, 2017
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Caracalla, AR Denarius, 196-198 AD.24 viewsObverse: M AVR ANTON - CAES PONTIF. Bust of Caracalla, bareheaded, draped on the right, seen three quarters behind.
Reverse: PRI-NCIPI - IVVEN- [TVTIS]. Caracalla standing on the left, holding a scepter in the right hand and a baton on the left; behind him, a trophy.
References: RIC 13a, RSC 505. R2.
17mm and 2.63 grams.
1 commentsCanaanNov 03, 2017
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Bronze. Antiochus III, 222–187 BC, Æ 6 viewsObv. Bust of female with hair bun to the right.
Rev. Horse galloping to the right.
References: HGC9-526.
10 mm, 3.7 grams.
CanaanNov 03, 2017
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JULIAN II APOSTATE (360-363). Follis. Thessalonica.34 viewsObv: D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG.
Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Rev: VOT X MVLT XX / TESA.
Legend in four lines within wreath.
RIC 227.
Condition: Very fine.
Weight: 2.58 g.
Diameter: 20 mm.
CanaanNov 02, 2017
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RHODIAN TERRACOTTA WINE AMPHORA HANDLE ROSE STAMPED10 viewsRhodian Terracotta wine amphora Handle
Impressed with a round seal depicting a rose, The emblem of Rhodos
and suuounded by a Greek Insciption , Hellenistic 3rd century BC
CanaanOct 27, 2017
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Byzantine bread stamp32 viewsByzantine style and texture, No exact time frame, similar to examples dated to the 7th century.
16.88 grams, 35mm max. Length and 30mm max.diameter
2 commentsCanaanOct 27, 2017
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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm. Lifetime issue of Damascus, ca. 330-320 BC34 viewsObverse head of Herakles right, clad in Nemean Lion scalp headdress, forelegs tied at neck.
Reverse Zeus Aëtophoros seated left on throne without back, nude to waist, himation around hips and legs, right leg forward (archaic lifetime style), eagle in extended right hand, long scepter vertical behind in left hand, ram forepart right in left field, A between struts under seat and ∆A below, AΛEΞAN∆POY downward on right.
References: Price 3214, Müller Alexander 1342, Demanhur 3247 - 3249, Newell Reattribution 180
24 mm, 15.89 grams.
1 commentsCanaanOct 23, 2017
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Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC, AR Tetradrachm - Seleukeia on the Tigris29 viewsHead of Herakles right wearing lion skin headdress.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY Zeus Nikephoros seated left, NO in left field.

SC 119.3(a); HGC 9, 16f; ESM 23 (same dies A27-P79); CSE 937 ; CSE 2, 58 (AHNS 1047).
Seleukeia on the Tigris mint ca. 300-296 BC.
27mm and 15.16 grams.
CanaanOct 23, 2017
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Hellenistic Terracotta Amphora Handle.27 views Impressed with a rectangular seal depicting a caduceus and the Greek name “ANTIMAXOY”."
1 commentsCanaanOct 15, 2017
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CONSTANS, as Caesar. Thessalonica34 viewsObv. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. GLORI-A EXER-CITVS, two soldiers standing vis-à-vis, each holding spear and hand on shield resting on the ground; a standard between them; SMTSΔ.
References: RIC VII 226; LRBC 845.
17mm, 1.98 grams.
3 commentsCanaanOct 11, 2017
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Heraclius, 610-641 A.D. AE 12 Nummi, Alexandria Mint.10 viewsObv. No legend, Facing busts of Heraclius with short beard, on left and Heraclius Constantine, beardless, on right, each wearing chlamys and crown surmounted by a cross; long cross potent on 2 or 3 steps between them.
Rev. Small cross potent on globe above a solid pyramid shape, I to left, B to right; mintmark AΛEX.
References: SB 857, DOC 193.
CanaanOct 10, 2017
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Unidentified tiny late Roman AEs 12 viewsLot of three unidentified tiny late roman AEs with cross on reverse.
9mm in diameter and 0.7grams
CanaanOct 10, 2017
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Ummayad Fals13 viewsThree early Umayyad falsCanaanOct 10, 2017
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Judean Lepta16 viewsLot of five Judean fractions so called widow's mite in different sizes.CanaanOct 10, 2017
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HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. AR Denarius . Struck circa 119-125 AD.21 viewsObv. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate head right.
Rev. P M TR P COS III, FEL P R in exergue, Felicitas seated left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae.
RIC II 120; Strack 64d; BMCRE 266; RSC 600.
18mm, 3.08 grams.
1 commentsCanaanOct 09, 2017
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Macrinus, AE19 of Antioch, Syria. AD 217-218. 11 viewsObv. AVT K M O C MAKRINOC CE, laureate head right.
Rev. Large SC within laurel wreath, delta above, epsilon below.
BMC 383.
20mm, 4.12 grams.
CanaanOct 09, 2017
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CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS. 268-270 AD. Antoninianus9 viewsObv. IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, radiate head left
Rev. IVNO R-EGINA, Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre; peacock standing left at feet.
References: RIC V 212;
19mm, 2.8 grams, brown patina.
CanaanOct 09, 2017
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Diocletian AE Ant "Jupiter" Diocletian AD 284-305 AE Antoninianus13 viewsObv: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG - Radiate bust right, draped and cuirassed.
Rev: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM/ Emperor standing right holding scepter and receiving victory on a globe from Jupiter. Exe: XXI./ (gamma)
Cyzicus mint: AD 288, Cohen 33; RIC V-2 306; Sear 12635.
21mm, 4.13 grams
CanaanOct 09, 2017
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Chersonese, Thrace, AR hemidrachm, Ca. 400-338 BC.20 viewsObv. Forepart of lion rearing right, head reverted and roaring.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, pellet and grape bunch in opposing lowered quadrants.
References: McClean 4079.
12mm, 2.4 grams.
1 commentsCanaanOct 06, 2017
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Judaea, Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC), Æ Half Prutah10 viewsObv. anchor. Rev. star.
References: TJC group L.
15x12mm and 1.2 grams
This coin is typically referred to as the Biblical Widow's mite.
CanaanOct 06, 2017
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SAMARIA, Caesarea Maritima. Hadrian. 117-138 CE. 11 viewsObv. Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev. Tyche of Caesarea standing left, holding bust of emperor and sceptre, foot on galley; harbor god at feet.
References: Kadman 26; Rosenberger 23; SNG ANS 768; Hendin.
20mm, 7.5grams.
CanaanOct 06, 2017
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Faustina Junior Denarius/ Concordia, Rome20 viewsObv. draped bust of Faustina facing right, with legends FAVSTINA.AVG.PII.AVG.
Rev. Concordia seated left on low seat, resting left elbow on cornucopiae set on globe below seat. CONCORDIA.
References: RIC 502A, RSC-54.
17.5mm, 2.89g
1 commentsCanaanOct 04, 2017
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Trajan AR Drachm of Bostra, Arabia.24 viewsObv. Laureate bust right, slight drapery.
Rev. Arabia standing left holding branch and bundle of cinnamon sticks; at feet, camel left.
References: ANSMN 20 (1975), 14-17; SNG ANS 1153-1155.
1.96g, 17mm, 5h. As found condition.
1 commentsCanaanOct 04, 2017
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Amisos, Pontos, c. 85 - 65 B.C. Mithradates VI Eupator. 39 viewsObv. aegis with facing head of Medusa (gorgoneion) in center; Rev. AMI−ΣOY, Nike advancing right, holding palm frond across shoulders behind, A∆T monogram lower left.
19.7mm, 8.4 grams.
References: Sear 3642, BMC 72.
2 commentsCanaanSep 27, 2017
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Trajan AR Denarius, 101-102 AD.17 viewsObv: IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM, laureate head right
Rev: P M TRP COS IIII P P, Abundantia seated left, holding sceptre, on chair with crossed cornucopiae as arms, fold of drapery over lap.
References:RIC II, 54 (Cohen 237).
CanaanSep 24, 2017
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Astypalaea in Caria18 viewsObv. Veiled Bust.
Rev. Pegasus Advancing right. ΑΣΤ.
9mm and 0.64 grams.
Reference: Imhoof-Blumer, KM, p. 518, no. 1; pl. XIX, 20.
CanaanSep 22, 2017
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Egypt, Ptolemy VIII, 145-116 BC. Alexandria Mint.29 viewsObv. Head of bearded Hercules right, wearing lion scalp.
Rev. PTOLEMAIOY BASILEWS, Eagle standing left.
24mm, 11.2 grams.
References: SV. 1494.
1 commentsCanaanSep 22, 2017
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Lead Contemporary Imitation of Alexander III Tetradrachm9 viewsObverse: Head of Herakles right
Reverse: Zeus seated eft
Size: 24mm, 9.88g.
CanaanSep 18, 2017
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GALLIENUS. 253-268 AD. Antoninianus. Antioch mint. Struck circa 266-268 AD. 9 viewsObv. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, seen from front.
Rev.VIRTVS AVG, Virtus standing right, holding spear and shield.
21mm, 3.78 grams.
References: RIC V 669; MIR 36, 1666g; RSC 1246a.
CanaanSep 14, 2017
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Islamic one Dirham 10th-12 cent. Birdseye weight.16 views12x12x2mm and 3.21 grams. CanaanSep 13, 2017
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DIVUS CARUS (Died AD 283). Antoninianus. Antioch.8 viewsObv: DIVO CARO AVG. Radiate head right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO / Δ//XXI. Altar.
References: RIC 127.
Weight: 4.6 g.
Diameter: 21 mm.
CanaanSep 11, 2017
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Byzantine, Oil Lamp, wheel motive37 viewsByzantine terracotta lamp, Wheel motif in front and on both sides. 9.7cm.CanaanSep 07, 2017
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Judaea, Pontius Pilates, Prefect under Tiberius, 26-36 AD, Jerusalem mint20 viewsObverse: IOYLIA KAICAPOC, three bound heads of barley, the outer two heads drooping.
Reverse: TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar), no date, simpulum (libation ladle);
References:Hendin 1341, Meshorer TJC 331, RPC I 4967, SGICV 5622, Jerusalem mint,
17mm, 2.63 grams
CanaanAug 24, 2017
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SILVER OBOL OF AIOLIS KYME FROM 480 - 450 BC .20 viewsOBVERSE – Head of Eagle Right, KY below
REVERSE – Incuse square punch
9.8 MM AND 1.01 GRAMS.
CNG E-218, lot 216
1 commentsCanaanAug 22, 2017
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White stone conoid seal, Iron age II.18 viewsUnknown creature, 14mm height, 12mm diameter 2.85 grams. First millenium BC!1 commentsCanaanAug 11, 2017
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Black stone conoid seal, Iron age II.28 viewsA quadruped of a globolo class, 14mm height, 12mm diameter and 3.38 grams. First millenium BC!1 commentsCanaanAug 11, 2017
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Justin I. 518-527. Æ follis (31.8 mm, 16.20 g, 7 h). Nicomedia mint.12 viewsObv. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Large M between two stars, cross above, B below; NIKM in exergue.
References: SBV 83; DOC 28b.


35mm and 14.23 grams.
CanaanAug 08, 2017
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Period of Artaxerxes I-Darius III (375 - 336 BC.) - AR Siglos (5.46 g)22 viewsObv. Archer (the Great King) - kneeling right, holding dagger and bow, three annulets on chest.
Rev. Irregular punch.
16x12mm and 5.46 grams.
References: Carradice type IV A/B: SGCV II 4683; BMC Arabia p. 165, 125 ff.; SNG Kayhan 1033 ff., Rosen 674 ff.
1 commentsCanaanAug 01, 2017
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Roman terracotta "frog" oil lamp16 viewsAncient very nice terracotta "frog" oil lamp
Egyptian - Roman period, 1st-2nd century CE.
Decorated with flora geometric lines,
76X45 mm
circle lines and Manufacturer mark on base.
1 commentsCanaanAug 01, 2017
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Islamic double frustrum-shaped weight6 viewsDouble frustrum-shaped Islamic weight equals to 1 gold dinar 10x5mm and 4.17 gramsCanaanJul 20, 2017
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Fragment of seal ring used by/for King Tutankhamun. pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332–1323 BC)45 views Half of a glazed faience ring bezel.The part of the inscription that survives reads "Prince of Hermonthis", a title used by/for King Tutankhamun.
References: H.R. Hall's Catalogue. Nos 1968 and 1972.
3 commentsCanaanJul 18, 2017
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AIOLIS, Kyme. 350-250 BC.16 viewsEagle standing right.
Rev. Single-handled vase. KY flanking.
References: SNG.Cop.41.
10mm, 0.62 grams.
CanaanJun 28, 2017
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AEOLIS. Kyme. Ae (Circa 320-250 BC).16 viewsObv: KY / EYBIOΣ. Forepart of horse right.
Rev: One-handled cup; monogram in left field.
References: BMC 45.
Weight: 2.89 g.
Diameter: 18 mm.
CanaanJun 28, 2017
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Trajan. BITHYNIA. Koinon. (98-117). Ae.15 viewsObv: AY NEP TPAIANOC KAI CE ΓEP ΔA. Laureate head right.
Rev: Eagle standing facing on globe, wings open, head right.
References: Lindgren I 133 ; SNG von Aulock 282
Weight: 5.87 g.
Diameter: 23 mm.
CanaanJun 28, 2017
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ANONYMOUS FOLLIS. Class A3. Attributed to Basil II & Constantine VIII (976-1025).29 viewsObv: + ЄMMANOVHΛ / IC XC. Facing bust of Christ Emmanuel.
Rev: + IҺSЧS / XRISTЧS / ЬASILЄЧ / ЬASILЄ. Legend in four lines; above and below, lozenge between dashes.
References: SBCV 1818. Grierson ornaments 24.
Weight: 11.38 g.
Diameter: 29 mm.
1 commentsCanaanJun 28, 2017
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MESOPOTAMIA, Nisibis. Gordian III. AD 238-244. Æ 27mm17 viewsObv. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right; ram (Aries) leaping right above.
References: BMC 11 var. (bust type); SNG Copenhagen 237.
27mm, 12.28 grams.
CanaanJun 28, 2017
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JUDAEA, Herodians. Herod I (the Great). 40-4 BCE. Æ Prutah 28 viewsAnchor / Caduceus between crossed cornucopias.
Meshorer 59; Hendin 1188; HGC 10, 661.
14mm, 1.69 g. Jerusalem mint.
1 commentsCanaanJun 20, 2017
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Maurice Tiberius. 582-602. Æ Follis. Constantinople mint, Second officina. Dated RY 14 (595/6). 22 viewsObv. Helmeted and cuirrased bust facing, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Rev. Large M; cross above, A/N/N/O X/II/II across field; B//CON.
References: MIBE 67; SB 494.
30mm and 14.18 grams.
1 commentsCanaanJun 13, 2017
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Maurice Tiberius (582-602 A.D.), THEUPOL, AE-Follis (40 Nummia), Theupolis (Antioch), Dated RY 6 (587/8). 23 viewsObv. Crowned facing bust, wearing consular robes, holding mappa and eagle-tipped scepter.
Rev. Large m; cross above, date across field; τHЄUP’.
References: DOC 154; MIBE 95Ab; SB 532.
30mm and 11.38 grams
1 commentsCanaanJun 13, 2017
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Julia Domna. PHOENICIA, Berytus. Augusta, AD 193-217. Struck 215 AD.35 viewsObv. Draped bust right.
Rev. Tyche-Astarte standing facing, left foot on prow of galley, holding trident and being crowned by Nike standing left on cippus; all within tetrastyle temple with pellet in pediment.
References: Sawaya 1552 (D317/R642); Rouvier 557.
23mm and 12.29 grams

1 commentsCanaanJun 12, 2017
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ANASTASIUS (491-518). Follis. Constantinople.12 viewsObv: D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG.
Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Large M flanked by two stars; above, cross; below, officina; in excerpt CON.
Sear 19.
Weight: 14.63 g.
Diameter: 33 mm.
CanaanJun 07, 2017
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Justinian I, AE Half-follis, Rome mint.20 viewsObv. DN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, normal sized head and neck.
Rev. Large K, star to left, cross to right, all within wreath.
References: SB 302, DOC 325a.
21mm and 3.74 grams
1 commentsCanaanJun 06, 2017
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Justinian I. AE follis. 527-565 AD, Constantinople.11 viewsObv. DN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.Large M. star to left, cross above, cross right, officina letter below, mintmark CON.
References: SB 158, DOC 28.
30mm and 17.04 grams
CanaanJun 06, 2017
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Heraclius. 610-641. Æ Follis. Constantinople mint, 19 viewsObv.Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Rev. Large M; cross above, A/N/N/O I across field; Δ//CON.
Constantinople mint, 4th officina. Dated RY 1 (610/11).
References: DOC 69d.1; MIB 158; SB 804. VF.
28mm, 10.72 grams.
CanaanJun 06, 2017
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MAURICE TIBERIUS. 582-602 AD. Æ Follis, Antioch as Theopolis.19 viewsObv. Helmeted, diademed, and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus.
Rev. Large M; cross above; ANNO XIII
References: DOC 165b, Sear 533.
27mm, 10.33 grams.
CanaanJun 06, 2017
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Philip II. Sestertius 244/246, Rome18 views Obv. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed, draped, bust to right.
Rev. PRINCIPI – IVVENT / S – C Philip standing to left with globe and spear.
References: RIC 256a.
30mm and 15.50 grams.
CanaanJun 01, 2017
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ELAGABALUS (218-222). Denarius. Rome.50 viewsObv: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ABVNDANTIA AVG. Abundantia standing left, emptying cornucopia; to right, star.
References: RIC 56. RSC 1; BMCRE 189.
Condition: Extremely fine.
Weight: 3.81 g.
Diameter: 18 mm.
1 commentsCanaanMay 31, 2017
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes). 138-129 BC.22 viewsObv. Winged bust of Eros right.
Rev. Isis headdress; monogram to outer left; in exergue, aphlaston above uncertain date.
References: SC 2067; HGC 9, 1087; DCA 207.
18 mm, 5,10 g
1 commentsCanaanMay 31, 2017
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Severus Alexander Denarius Victoria 74 viewsObverse: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: VICTORIA AVG, Victory standing left, placing right hand on a shield,
holding palm in left, seated captive under the shield.
References: RIC IV 257; RSC 558a; Sear 7292. Rarity: R1.
18mm, 2.9 grams.
3 commentsCanaanMay 29, 2017
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Chersonese, Thrace, AR hemidrachm, Ca. 400-338 BC. 13 viewsObv. Forepart of lion rearing right, head reverted and roaring.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, pellet and grape bunch in opposing lowered quadrants.
References: McClean 4079.
12mm, 2.4 grams.
CanaanMay 29, 2017
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Elagabalus Sestertius - Victory - RIC 37717 viewsObv: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: VICTORIA ANTONINI AVG., Victory advancing r., holding wreath and palm branch
Weight: 22g, 29mm
Mint: Rome
Date: 219-220AD
Ref: RIC IV 377, C. 297, Sear RCV 7582
1 commentsCanaanMay 24, 2017
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Constantius II (337-361), Nummus, Constantinople, c. AD 337-361 AE.20 viewsObv. [D N] CONSTAN - TIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r.,
Rev. SPES REI - PV[BLICE], emperor hlemeted, in military dress, standing facing, head l., holding globe and spear, CONSS in exergue.
References: RIC VIII Constantinople 146, workshop #6.
18mm, 2.58 grams.
2 commentsCanaanMay 23, 2017
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Julian II, AE, Rome.18 viewsObv. DN CL IVL-IANVS NC, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right.
Rev. SPES REI-PVBLICE: Emperor helmeted, in military dress standing left holding globe and spear.
Mintmark: R wreath Epsilon (R2) or R wreath S (Scarce).
References: RIC VIII Rome 319 or RIC VIII Rome 321.
14mm and 1.93 grams.
2 commentsCanaanMay 23, 2017
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Flavian coin with two countermarks.47 viewsInteresting Flavian coin most likely Vespasian, with two countermarks:
Larger c/m Howgego 133. Punch c. 9x7 mm.
Smaller Howgego 135. Punch c. 6.5x5 mm.
Both are recorded on Flavian coins from Antioch and Judaea,
but not on one and same coin.
The reverse has no details at all.
22mm and 6.67 grams.
2 commentsCanaanMay 22, 2017
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Trajan. Bithynia, Nicaea. A.D. 98-117. Æ assarion 8 viewsObv. AVT NEP TPAIANOC KAICAP ΓEP, laureate head right.
Rev. ΔIOC, altar with double doors.
References: Hunter 8; Lindgren I 132.
CanaanMay 18, 2017
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Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. AR Denarius. Rome mint. Struck AD 204. 13 viewsObv. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right.
Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG / IN CARTH Dea Caelestis riding a lion right, holding a thunderbolt in her right hand and a scepter in her left; below, water gushing out from rocks.
References: Cohen 222. RIC 266.
18mm, 2.01 grams.
CanaanMay 18, 2017
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CONSTANTINE I THE GREAT (307-337). Commemorative series. Follis. Kyzikos.15 viewsObv: VRBS ROMA. Helmeted and mantled bust left.
Rev: SMKS. Lupa Romana standing left, suckling twins Romulus and Remus; above, two stars.
References: RIC 90. R2
16mm and 2.47 grams.
CanaanMay 12, 2017
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DIVUS CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS (Died 270). Antoninianus Imitation9 viewsObv: DIVO CLAVDIO. Radiate head right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO. Altar.
15mm and 1.74 grams.
CanaanMay 12, 2017
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Mamluk, Al Ashraf Sayf al din Qaitbay, 1468-1496. Dirham.12 viewsHalab mint, 14mm and 0.7 grams. The name of Qaytbay in a circle.CanaanMay 12, 2017
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Judaea, Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC), Æ Half Prutah21 viewsObv. anchor. Rev. star.
References: TJC group L.
13mm and 1.06 grams
This coin is typically referred to as the Biblical Widow's mite.
CanaanMay 12, 2017
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SELEUCID KINGDOM, Alexander I Balas , 150-145 BC, Antioch.17 viewsObv. Head of Alexander the Great as Herakles right wearing lion scalp headdress.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ/Apollo standing left, arrow in right, resting left on bow, cornucopia outer left, monogram in ex.
Reference: SNG Spaer 1452 ff.
1 commentsCanaanMay 11, 2017
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC.Antioch mint. 8 viewsObv: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev: Nike standing left, crowning royal name and holding palm branch; anchor to inner left.
References: SC 692.1; HGC 9, 322.
20mm, 7.97 grams.
CanaanMay 05, 2017
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. Antioch mint22 viewsObv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Nike standing left, crowning royal name and holding palm branch; anchor to inner left.
References: SC 692.1; HGC 9, 322.
17mm, 7.18 grams.
1 commentsCanaanMay 04, 2017
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. Tarsos mint.14 viewsObv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Caps of the Dioskouroi; monogram in exergue.
References: SC 332.3c; SNG Spaer 228 var. (monogram); Houghton 452. VF, black patina with earthen highlights.
17mm, 6.03.
CanaanMay 04, 2017
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EGYPT, Alexandria. Domitian. AD 81-96. Æ Obol. Dated RY 5 (AD 85/6).14 viewsObv. Laureate head right; LE (date) to right.
Rev. Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) Standing left, holding scales and spear.
References: Closest to Dattari 486. But with spear instead of cornucopia!!!
20mm and 4.22 grams.
CanaanMay 04, 2017
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Trajan. EGYPT, Alexandria. . AD 98-117. Æ Dichalkon. Dated RY 17 (AD 113/4). 16 viewsObv. Laureate head right.
Rev. Hem-hem crown; [L] I Z (date) below.
References: Köln 643-4; Dattari (Savio) 7221; K&G 27.574; Emmett 707 . Rare.
Stuck on a square Flan.
12X13mm, 1.28 grams
CanaanMay 04, 2017
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Tiberius, Syria, Decapolis. Gadara. A.D. 14-37. CY 92 (A.D. 28/9). 22 viewsObv: TIBEPIω KAICAP[I], bare head of Tiberius right.
Rev: [Γ]AΔAPEΩ[N], turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right; behind, date (L ЧB).
References: Spijkerman 11; Rosenberger 15; SNG ANS 1291; RPC 4812.
19mm, 5.83 grams
This coin would have been in circulation at the time that Jesus was preaching there.
CanaanMay 04, 2017
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Divus Constantine I, Follis , Alexandria, 347-8 AD10 viewsObv: DV CONSTANTINVS PT AVGG Veiled bust
Rev: VN MR Emperor veiled standing r., SMALA in exergue.
References: RIC VIII 32.
16mm, 2.06 grams.
CanaanMay 04, 2017
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Judaea, First Jewish War. 66-70 C.E. Æ prutah, Year 2 (67/8 C.E.).30 viewsamphora / 'The freedom of Zion', vine leaf on branch with tendril. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
References: TJC 197; Hendin 1360.
17mm, 3.3 grams
1 commentsCanaanMay 04, 2017
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Severus Alexander, Phoenicia, Akko-Ptolemais. . 222-235 AD.10 viewsOBV: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right IMP CAE MAR SEV ALEXANDER,
REV: COLO PTOLE, emperor on horseback, prancing left; caduceus before.
References: Kadman 192; Rosenberger 74 .
Æ 21.3 mm (8.87 gm).
Provenance: ZEITSOV COLLECTION
CanaanMay 03, 2017
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Phoenicia, Arados 22 viewsObverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, border of dots.
Reverse: Prow of galley left with (Ἀθηνᾶ Πρόμαχος) Athena figurehead fighting left with shield and spear, AP monogram above, border of dots.
AE 16mm, weight 3.29g.
1 commentsCanaanMay 02, 2017
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Elagabalus. Petra, 218–222 AD, Æ22 viewsObv. [IMP C M AV ANTωN] – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus r., seen from behind.
Rev. The Emperor as founder plowing r. with cow and ox; above, PETR and in exergue, COLONI.
References: Spijkerman 1978, 56. Rosenberger 35; SNG ANS 1373-7.
21mm, 3.82 grams.
CanaanMay 02, 2017
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Titus. JUDAEA, Judaea Capta. . AD 79-81. Caesarea Maritima mint. 30 viewsObv. Laureate head right.
Rev. Nike standing right, inscribing [AYT T/ KAIC] on shield hung on a palm tree.
References: Meshorer 381; Hendin 1446; RPC II 2311.
21mm, 6.53 grams
2 commentsCanaanMay 02, 2017
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Otho. EGYPT, Alexandria. . AD 69. Æ23. Obol.69 viewsObv. Laureate head right. [MAPK OΘΩN - KAIΣ ΣEB AYT].
Rev. Canopic jar to right; LA (Year 1) before.
References: RPC 5371 (8 spec.).
23mm, 3.18 grams.
4 commentsCanaanMay 02, 2017
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Nabataea, Aretas IV, with Shuqailat, Æ16. Petra, 9 BC-AD40.47 viewsObv. Aretas stands front in military dress, looking left, spear in right, left on pommel of sword in scabbard, Aramaic monogram upper right, palm left.
Rev. Shuqailat standing left, veiled, wearing long chiton, right hand raised, Aramaic legend, wreath left, Aramaic legend "Shuqa/ila/t" in three lines on right.
References: SNG ANS 1435.
2.47g, 16mm.
Very Fine, sand patina. Rare. Better than most examples

1 commentsCanaanMay 01, 2017
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PHOENICIA, Orthosia. Elagabalus. AD 218-222.15 viewsObv. Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev. Tetrastyle temple, with central arched bay and containing facing statue of Tyche-Astarte, with scepter and being crowned by Victory on short column to right; arched doorways to left and right, with stairs leading to each; river-god swimming below.
References: SNG Fitzw. 6041, (Mionnet V.365.187).
22mm, 6.81 grams.
CanaanApr 19, 2017
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Severus Alexander, of Orthosia, Phoenicia40 viewsObv. AY K M AYR ALEXANDROC KAICAP, laureate head right.
Rev. ORQWCIEWN, tetrastyle temple with pediment above central arch and doorways on sides; within a statue of Astarte standing facing, holding sceptre, river-god swimming right below.
References: Lindgren II.2310v, SNG Righetti 2276v, BMC 5v, Winsemann 1818v, (Rouvier 883).
25x22mm, 6.11 grams.
2 commentsCanaanApr 19, 2017
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JUDAEA, Herodians. Herod I (the Great). 40-4 BCE. Æ Prutah 20 viewsAnchor / Caduceus between crossed cornucopias.
Meshorer 59; Hendin 1188; HGC 10, 661.
15mm, 1.62 g. Jerusalem mint.
CanaanApr 13, 2017
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Judaea, Procurators. Porcius Festus. 59-62 C.E. AE prutah 26 viewsProcurator under Nero, Year 5 = 58/59 CE.
Obv. NEP/WNO/C, legend within wreath, bottom tied with X.
Rev.LЄ KAICAPOC, palm branch.
References: Hendin 1351; Meshorer TJC 345; RPC 4972.
17mm, 2.32 grams.
CanaanApr 13, 2017
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The Hasmoneans, Alexander Jannaeus, Yehonatan, 103-76 BC, Lepton.45 viewsObv: Upside down anchor, BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY (of King Alexander) around.
Rev: Star of eight rays surrounded by diadem; paleo-Hebrew between the rays (Yehonatan the King).
Reference: Hendin 469.
15mm, 2.11 grams
2 commentsCanaanApr 13, 2017
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JUDAEA, Herodians. Herod I (the Great). 40-4 BCE. Æ Prutah17 viewsAnchor / Caduceus between crossed cornucopias.
Meshorer 59; Hendin 1188; HGC 10, 661.
14mm, 1.37 g. Jerusalem mint.
CanaanApr 13, 2017
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JUDAEA, Herodians. Herod I (the Great). 40-4 BCE. Æ Prutah21 viewsAnchor / Caduceus between crossed cornucopias.
Meshorer 59; Hendin 1188; HGC 10, 661.
15mm, 1.25 g. Jerusalem mint.
CanaanApr 13, 2017
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NABATAEA. Aretas IV. 9-6 BC. Petra.54 viewsObv: Jugate laureate and draped bust of Aretas IV and Shuqailat right .
Rev :Two cornucopias crossed and filleted, Aramaic legend, "Aretas, Shuqailat" in two lines above and one below.
References: Meshorer Nabataean 114, SNG ANS 1438 ff.
1 commentsCanaanApr 12, 2017
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NABATAEA. Aretas IV. 9-6 BC. Petra.23 viewsObv: Jugate laureate and draped bust of Aretas IV and Shuqailat right .
Rev :Two cornucopias crossed and filleted, Aramaic legend, "Aretas, Shuqailat" in two lines above and one below.
References: Meshorer Nabataean 114, SNG ANS 1438 ff.
CanaanApr 12, 2017
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Seleukid Kings of Syria. Seleukos I (312-281 BC). Antioch, c. 300-281. 34 viewsObv. Laureate head of Apollo.
Rev. Athena Promachos standing right.
References: SC 17.3; HGC 9, 77.
20 mm and 6.81 grams
1 commentsCanaanApr 12, 2017
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SELEUCID KINGDOM, Alexander I Balas , 150-145 BC, Antioch.42 viewsObv. Head of Alexander the Great as Herakles right wearing lion scalp headdress.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ/Apollo standing left, arrow in right, resting left on bow, cornucopia outer left, monogram in ex.
Reference: SNG Spaer 1452 ff.
1 commentsCanaanApr 10, 2017
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Constantine AE Follis. 314-315 AD. Tcinium, Sol23 viewsObv: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG, laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev: SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left with orb & raising right hand, star to left, P dot T in ex.
Reference: RIC VII 21, RI.
19mm, 3.17 grams.
CanaanApr 10, 2017
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Faustina II. (147-175 AD). AE Sestertius ,Rome, c. 149-156 AD.27 viewsObv. FAVSTINAE AVG P II AVG FIL, draped bust right.
Rev. VENVS AVG / S - C, Venus standing left, holding apple and rudder with dolphin coiled around.
RIC III, p. 193, 1388b.
31 mm, 20.16g
1 commentsCanaanApr 06, 2017
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Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Agrippa I. 37-44 C.E. AE prutah 17 viewsObv. BACIΛEΩC AΓPIΠA, umbrella.
Rev. Three ears of barley, flanked by L-ς.
Hendin 1244b; Meshorer TJC 120.
Jerusalem mint, struck 41-42 C.E.
18mm, 2.9 grams.
CanaanApr 06, 2017
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JUDAEA, Caesarea Maritima. Herennius Etruscus. As Caesar, AD 249-251.17 viewsObv. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche left, cornucopia at shoulder.
References: Kadman, Caesarea 174; Rosenberger 143.
20mm, 8.19 grams.
CanaanApr 05, 2017
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JUDAEA, Eleutheropolis. Caracalla. AD 198-217.15 viewsObv. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. Zeus-Heliopolites standing facing, holding whip and ear of grain, flanked by two bulls.
References: Rosenberger 14; SNG ANS 892 var. (date).
22mm, 9.63 grams.
CanaanApr 05, 2017
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Gallienus - Roman Emperor: 253-268 A.D. - Joint Rule with his father Valerian I 253-260 A.D. 24 viewsObv. GALLIENVSAVG - Radiate head right.
Rev. LAETITIAAVG - Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and rudder.
Reference: RIC 226k, C 426.
Silvered Bronze Antoninianus 19mm (2.23 grams) Struck at the mint of Rome 260-268 A.D.
CanaanApr 05, 2017
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Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Agrippa I. 37-44 C.E. AE prutah 31 viewsObv. BACIΛEΩC AΓPIΠA, umbrella.
Rev. Three ears of barley, flanked by L-ς.
Hendin 1244b; Meshorer TJC 120.
Jerusalem mint, struck 41-42 C.E.
18mm, 2.8 grams.
1 commentsCanaanApr 04, 2017
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NABATAEA. Aretas IV. 9-6 BC.18 viewsObv : Diademed head of Aretas right.
Rev : Two crossed cornucopias, A in between.
Reference : Meshorer Nabataean 118 (Var.).
12mm, 1.63 grams.
CanaanApr 04, 2017
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NABATAEA. Malichus II, with Shaqilat II. AD 40-70.37 viewsObv : Jugate laureate and draped bust of Malichus II and Shuqailat II right .
Rev : Two cornucopias, crossed and filleted; Aramaic, "Malichus / Shuqai/lat" in two lines above and one below the cornucopias.
Reference : Meshorer Nabataean 140A, SGICV 5703, SNG ANS 1444, BMC Arabia 4-5.
16mm, 2.61 grams.


1 commentsCanaanApr 04, 2017
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Nabataean Kingdom. Rabbel II, with Gamilat. A.D. 70-106. AE 1514 viewsObv. Laureate and draped jugate busts of Rabbel II and Gamilat right.
Rev. RB'L/GMLT in Nabataean in two lines across field, crossed cornucopiae.
References: Meshorer 163; SNG ANS 1446-51.
15mm, 2.16 grams.
CanaanApr 04, 2017
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John Hyrcanus I (134 - 104 BC). AE prutah 22 viewsObv. Paleo-Hebrew (Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews) within wreath, Greek A above inscription.
Rev. Double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns, border of dots.
References: Hendin 1132.
Good Very Fine. (15mm, 2.16 gm).
CanaanApr 04, 2017
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Vespasianus AR Denarius, Pax reverse26 viewsObv. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right.
Rev. PON MAX TR P COS VI, Pax seated left with branch.
References: RIC II, 772.
19 mm, 3.01 g.
1 commentsCanaanMar 30, 2017
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Licinius I AE follis. Nicomedia.14 viewsObv. IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev. IOVI CONS-ERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on
globe and sceptre, eagle at foot with wreath in beak,
Captive to right.
XIII in right field.
Mintmark SMN? (Most likely Gamma).
RIC VII Nicomedia 44; Sear 15223
CanaanMar 30, 2017
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Gallienus BI Antoninianus. Antioch, AD 264-265.12 viewsObv. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. AETERNITAS AVG, she-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus; below, grain ear.
References: RIC V 628; MIR 36, 1628d; RSC 46c.
2.55g, 22mm, 10h.
CanaanMar 30, 2017
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MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Septimius Severus, with Abgar VIII. AD 193-211. 10 viewsObv. Laureate head of Septimius right.
Rev. Diademed and draped bust of Abgar, wearing tiara.
brown surfaces. Typical blundered legends.
References: Sear 1829, BMC.CG 16.
CanaanMar 30, 2017
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Berytus, During Seleucid Rule.21 viewsObverse: Turreted and veiled head of Tyche right, palm branch behind.
Reverse: Astarte standing left in galley extending wreath in right, Two letters below Arm??
References: HGC10-114, Berytos.
Rated Rare. HGC dates #114: Struck 102/1 - 87/6 BC.
16mm and 2.28 grams.
CanaanMar 30, 2017
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Tiberius. As Caesar, A.D. 4-14. AE As. Lugdunum, A.D. 13-14.9 viewsObv. Laureate head of Tiberius right.
Rev. ROM ET AVG, front elevation of the Altar of Lugdunum decorated with the corona civica between laurels and flanked by nude male figures; to left and right, Victories on columns, facing one another, holding wreaths.
References: RIC 245; BMC 585; Cohen 37.
24mm and 7.78 grams.
CanaanMar 27, 2017
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Philistia, Uncertain mint (perhaps Ashkelon). 5th-4th centuries B.C. Fourrée drachm 27 viewsObv. Imitating Athena. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. ΑΘΕ, owl standing right, head facing; above, olive-spray with berries; all within incuse square.
References: Gitler & Tal VII.1D. test cut on reverse.
Striped from silvering, 15mm, 2.4 grams.
1 commentsCanaanMar 27, 2017
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Phoenicia, Tyre. Civic issue.14 viewsObv. Turreted head of Tyche right; palm branch behind.
Rev. Palm-tree; date ZMC in left field.
References: BMC Phoenicia pg. 266, 346. Black and earthen patina.
Struck Year 247 (121/122AD).
17mm, 2.97 grams.
CanaanMar 27, 2017
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Valentinian I, AE3, Siscia.12 viewsObv. DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev. GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Emperor in military dress, advancing right,
head left, holding labarum, dragging captive behind him. Star over A in right field.
Mintmark: dot Gamma SISC.
References: RIC IX Siscia 5a, type v.
19mm, 1.84 grams.
CanaanMar 27, 2017
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Valens AE3 of Siscia. AD 364-378 AD.8 viewsObv.DN VALEN-S PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE,Victory walking left, holding wreath
and palm branch. D over Symbol 3 (an R with a curl on top) in left field,
F in right field. Mintmark ASISCV.
References: RIC IX Siscia 15b, type xliii.
18mm and 3.13 grams.
CanaanMar 27, 2017
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Ayyubids. Mayyafariqin & Jabal Sinjar . al-Ashraf I Muzaffar al-Din Musa. AH 607-617 / AD 1210-1220. Æ Dirhem32 viewsObv. Male seated facing, holding globus; AH date to left and right of figure; name and titles of al-Ashraf I Muzaffar al-Din Musa in outer margin.
Rev. Name and titles of Abbasid caliph in three lines within within linear and pelleted angled trilobe; name of Ayyubid overlord in outer margins.
References: Whelan Type I, 272-3; Balog, Ayyubids 851; Album 859.1. Edhem 196.
Mayyafariqin mint. Dated AH 612 (AD 1215/16).
30mm, 12grams.
1 commentsCanaanMar 21, 2017
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Tarsos, Cilicia, c. 160 - 135 B.C.18 viewsObv. turreted head of Tyche right, hair rolled, two strands with loose curls down back of neck, monogram behind.
Rev. Zeus seated left on throne with high back, long scepter topped with an eagle in right hand, TAPΣEΩN downward on left, two monograms behind.
SNG BnF 1285 ff. , SNG Cop 326 ,BMC Cilicia p. 181, 115 , SNG Levante 918 ff.
21mm, 6.15 grams.
1 commentsCanaanMar 17, 2017
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Anonymous. AR Victoriatus. Rome mint. 27 viewsObv.Laureate head of Jupiter right.
Rev. Victory standing right, crowning trophy with wreath.
References: Crawford 53/1; Sydenham 83; RSC 9.
19mm and 2.31 grams.

1 commentsCanaanMar 17, 2017
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Kingdom of Macedon. Alexander III 'the Great' AR Drachm.24 viewsObv. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin.
Rev. Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; monograms in left field and below throne.
Magnesia ad Maeandrum, circa 319-305 BC. Struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos.
References: Price 1959 .
17mm and 3.95 grams.
CanaanMar 17, 2017
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Nero AE As, Lugdunum mint7 viewsNero (54-68 AD). Æ As, Lugdunum, AD 67.
Obv. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR PPP, Bare head of Nero right, globe at point.
Rev. S - C, Victory flying left holding in both hands shield inscribed SPQR.
References: RIC 544.
27mm, 9.5grams
CanaanMar 15, 2017
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C. Marcius Censorinus AR Denarius. Rome, 88 BC.20 viewsObv. Jugate heads right of Numa Pompilius, bearded, and Ancus Marcius, beardless.
Rev. Desultor, wearing conical cap and holding whip; below horses, spear and in exergue., C. CENSO.
References: Babelon Marcia 18; Sydenham 713a; Crawford 346/1d.
18mm and 2.6grams.
CanaanMar 15, 2017
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Valentinian II, 375 -392 A.D.14 viewsObv. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. VOT / X / MVLT / XX in four lines within wreath, ANA in exergue.
References: RIC IX 65a, LRBC II 2740, SRCV V 20378.
13mm and 1.23 grams
CanaanMar 15, 2017
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Arcadius, AE2, Constantinople. 392-395 AD.43 viewsObv: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left, looking right, holding trophy over right shoulder and dragging a captive behind her, chi-rho in left field.
Mintmark CONS Delta.
References:RIC IX Constantinople 86.
14mm, 1.64 grams.

1 commentsCanaanMar 15, 2017
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Constantine the great, Constantinople Commemorative, 330 - 335 A.D.35 viewsObv. CONSTANTINOPOLIS, helmeted, laureate and mantled bust left holding scepter across shoulder.
Rev. Victory standing left, right foot on prow, scepter in right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield, SMANI in exergue.
References: RIC VII Antioch 114.
15mm and 1.69grams.
2 commentsCanaanMar 15, 2017
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M. Aburius M. f. Geminus AR Denarius. Rome, 132 BC.23 viewsObv. Helmeted head of Roma right; GEM behind; XVI monogram below chin /
Rev. Sol driving galloping quadriga right, M ABVRI below horses; ROMA in exergue.
References: Crawford 250/1; Sydenham 487.
19mm and 3.57 grams.
1 commentsCanaanMar 14, 2017
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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Denarius 14 viewsObv. Laureate head right.
Rev. Bonus Eventus standing facing, head left, sacrificing over altar and holding grain ears.
References: RIC II 90; RSC 1089.
18mm and 2.14 grams.
CanaanMar 14, 2017
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Septimius Severus, 193 - 211 A.D. Silver denarius, Rome.8 viewsObv. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIIII, laureate head right.
Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P, Genius standing left sacrificing from patera in right hand over lit and garlanded altar, holding heads of grain in left hand.
References: RIC IV 105, Rome mint.
2.31 grams and 17mm.
CanaanMar 14, 2017
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Constantius Gallus19 viewsConstantius Gallus
Obv. DN FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev. REPARATIO
No beard, Phrygian helmet, Spearing horse man, ·S· in left field.
Mintmark off flan, so References can be: RIC Cyzikus 103, or RIC Nicomedia 962. But most likely Alexandria RIC74
CanaanMar 14, 2017
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Severina (270-275 A.D.), Rome, AE-Antoninianus, CONCORDIA MILITVM9 viewsObv. SEVERI-NA-AVG, Empress right, diademed, draped, on a lunar crescent. (E2)
Rev. CONCOR-DI-AE-MILITVM, Concordia standing left, holding standard in each hand. "Γ" in right field.
exerg: -/Γ//XXIR.
Ref. T-1818 (Estiot), RIC V-I 004.
24mm, 3.38 grams.
CanaanMar 14, 2017
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COMMAGENE , Zeugma. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161.31 viewsObv. AYTO KAI TIAN ADPIAN.., laureate head left.
Rev. Portico of two stories, behind which a peribolos containing grove enclosed by colonnades and tetrastyle temple; uncertain control numeral; all within wreath.
References: Butcher 14-21; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC 6 var. (bust).
VF, brown patina. 24mm, 10.58 grams, Uncleaned with earth deposits.
1 commentsCanaanMar 02, 2017
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CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Marcus Aurelius (AD 161–180).24 viewsObv. I—EROΠOLI—TΩN TΩN ΠROC TΩ ΠΥΡΑ—M, draped bust of Dionysus right, wearing mitra and crown of ivy, holding thyrsus over left shoulder, long locks falling on near shoulder, bunch of grapes on stem before.
Rev. AYT K M AYP ANTΩ—NEIN—OC CEB, togate Marcus Aurelius seated left on curule chair, holding globe in right hand and being crowned by Victory.
References: SNG von Aulock 8677.
30mm, 13.15 grams Very rare.
Uncleaned, earth deposits, green patina.
CanaanMar 02, 2017
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Carinus Antoninianus, Tripolis26 viewsObv. IMP C M AVR CARINVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. VIRTVS AVGG / TR, emperor standing left, holding sceptre, receiving globe from Jupiter standing right, holding sceptre; star above.Ex. XXI.
References: RIC V, 2, 209.
21mm, 3.09grams
1 commentsCanaanMar 02, 2017
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Titus as Caesar. 79-81 AD. Gadara, Decapolis, Year 137 = 73/4 AD14 viewsObv. ΤΙΤΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ around laureate head of Titus.
Rev. ΓΑΔΑ ΡΕ ΩΝ around two cornucopias with cruciform ornament with pellet in each corner, between horns, date LΖΛΡ.
Rosenberger IV 35. RPC II 2096. Spijkerman 30.
18mm, 5.02 grams.
CanaanMar 02, 2017
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Phoenicia, Arados 242-166 B.C22 viewsObverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, border of dots.
Reverse: Prow of galley left with (Ἀθηνᾶ Πρόμαχος) Athena figurehead fighting left with shield and spear, Palm tree & AP monogram above, border of dots (of the flan).
AE 15mm, weight 3.55g, denomination C. Aradian era date 18-93.
1 commentsCanaanMar 01, 2017
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First Revolt AE Prutah (2,76 g) - Jewish War 68/9 AD year 3. 38 viewsObv. Amphora with broad rim, two handles, and decorated conical cover.
Rev. inscription (the freedom of Zion), vine leaf on small branch with tendril
Refernces: (Hendin 1363, AJC II 261,20) .
17mm, 2.8 grams.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 27, 2017
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Judaea, First Jewish War. 66-70 C.E. Æ prutah, Year 2 (67/8 C.E.).59 viewsamphora / 'The freedom of Zion', vine leaf on branch with tendril. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
References: TJC 197; Hendin 1360.
17mm, 3.5 grams, Very fine example.
3 commentsCanaanFeb 27, 2017
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CONSTANS, as Caesar. Thessalonica 32 viewsObv. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. GLORI-A EXER-CITVS, two soldiers standing vis-à-vis, each holding spear and hand on shield resting on the ground; a standard between them; SMTSΔ.
References: RIC VII 201; LRBC 845.
18mm, 2.02 grams.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 24, 2017
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Crispus. Caesar, AD 316-326. Æ Follis24 viewsObv. IVL CRIS-PVS NOB C, laureate head right.
Rev. CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT / X in two lines; all within laurel wreath; A SIS(sun).
References: RIC VII 181.
Struck AD 321-324. Very fine. 19mm, 2.17 grams. Silvering intact with original toning.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 24, 2017
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MAXIMINUS II DAIA , 309 AD, Antioch.10 viewsObv. GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES. Lauret bust to the right.
Rev. VIRTVS EX-ERCITVS/ -|O/Z// ANT in exergue. Helmeted Virtus advancing right holding a spear, shield and trophy on shoulder.
References: RIC.117.
23mm, 5.65grams.
CanaanFeb 23, 2017
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Constantine I, AE Follis, Lyons, 309-310 AD.31 viewsObverse: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right seen from the back.
Reverse: SOLI IN-VI-CTO COMITI, Sol standing facing, head left, holding globe and raising right hand. F-T across fields,
mintmark PLG.
References: RIC VI Lyons 310; cf Sear 3881.
23.08mm, 4.21grams.

1 commentsCanaanFeb 23, 2017
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Gordian III. A.D. AR antoninianus. Rome, A.D. 241-243.18 viewsObv. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III right.
Rev. IOVI STATORI, Jupiter standing facing slightly left, head turned right, holding long scepter and thunderbolt.
References: RIC 84; RSC 109.
21mm, 4.03 grams.
CanaanFeb 23, 2017
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DIVUS CONSTANTINE I (Died 337). Follis. Antioch.33 viewsObv: DV CONSTANTINVS P T AVGG. Veiled head of Constantine right.
Rev: VN - MR / SMANΓ. Constantine, veiled, standing facing, head right.
Condition: Near extremely fine. with beautiful desert patina.
References: RIC 112.
15mm, 1.45grams.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 23, 2017
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Herod Archelaus. (4 BCE-6 CE). Bronze prutah19 viewsObv. Bunch of grapes on vine with small leaf and tendril on left, above HPΩΔΟΥ.
Rev. Tall helmet with crest and cheek straps, viewed from front, caduceus below left; below and upside down ΕΘΝΑΡΧΟΥ.
References: Hendin 1196. TJC 73. H 505.
17mm, 2.2 grams.
CanaanFeb 23, 2017
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Demetrios I Soter (162-150 BC). Serrate Ae. Antioch.21 viewsObv: Horse's head left.
Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY. Elephant's head right.
References: SC 1646. HGC 9, 833. SNG Spaer 1299-1304.
3.65 g. 16 mm.
CanaanFeb 23, 2017
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Pontius Pilate (AD 26-36). AE prutah 43 viewsDated RY 17 (AD 30/1). TIBЄPIOY KAICAPOC around augur's wand (lituus)
Rev. L IZ (date) within wreath.
References: Hendin 1342. TJC 333. RPC 4968.
Well centered and deeply struck, with full legends. Green patina with earthen fields. Extremely Fine.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Vespasian denarius, Rome, Pax.17 viewsObverse: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse COS ITER TR POT, Pax seated left on chair without back, olive branch in right hand, caduceus in left.
References: RIC 29; RSC 94h; Sear 2285.
18mm, 3,32gr.
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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JUDAEA, Domitian. Caesarea Maritima mint.18 viewsObv. Laureate head right.
Rev. Nike advancing left, holding trophy and wreath.
References: Hendin 1456; RPC II 2306.
19mm, 4.76 grams.
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Trajan, Tiberias, Galilee.10 viewsObv. Head of Trajan r., laureate; AYTOKP KAIC NEP · TPAIANOC CEB ΓΕΡΜ.
Rev. Tyche standing facing, looking l., holding cornucopia and resting on rudder; at her feet, prow of galley; TIBEPIEWN T ΚΛΑΥ∆ΙΟ (of the people of Tiberias Claudia); across field, date: ΕΤ ΑΠ (year 81 = 99/100 AD).
References: Sofaer pl. 65,1. BMC Palestine (Tiberias) 3; Kindler Tiberias 4. Rosenberger 5.
25mm, 13.85 grams.
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Demetrios I Soter, Tyre22 viewsObverse: Diademed head of Demetrios I Soter right.
Reverse: Stern of Galley with aphlaston, BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOΥ & HNP date above, TΥΡIΩN and uncertain Phoencian letters below (Belonging to Tyre). Seleucid era date 155.
During the reign of Demetrios I Soter.
Denomination B.
AE 20mm ,weight 6.2g
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Antonius Felix (AD 52-59/60). Prutah.20 viewsObv. NEPW KΛAY KAICAP, two oblong shields and spears crossed.
Rev. BPIT, LIΔ KAI, six-branched palm tree bearing two bunches of dates.
References: Hendin 1348; Meshorer TJC 340; RPC 4971.
Prefect under Claudius, year 14 = 54 C.E..
16mm, 2.06grams.
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan Æ Fals. 27 viewsObv. Caliph standing facing, with left hand on sheathed sword; legend with Caliph’s name.
Rev. Transformed cross; Hums-wāf flanking.
SICA 697-700; Album 3539. 3.65g, 20mm.
Attractive sand patina, Good Very Fine. Very Rare variety with Star in left field.
CanaanFeb 22, 2017
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Syracuse, Hieron II AE Litra30 viewsObv. Diademed head of Poseidon left.
Rev. IEPΩNOΣ, Ornamented trident head flanked by two dolphins; below, N.
SNG ANS cf. 964; Calciati II, 371, 194 Rl 14.
19 mm, 5.73 g
1 commentsCanaanFeb 14, 2017
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Marcus Aurelius silver denarius 176-17714 viewsObv. M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM, Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right.
Rev. TR P XXXI IMP VIIII COS III P P, Pietas, veiled and draped, standing facing, head left, holding patera in extended right hand and holding vertical sceptre in left hand.
References: RIC380, BMC744, Cohen442 Corr.
18mm, 3.15grams, Scarce to rare.
CanaanFeb 14, 2017
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Antoninus Pius AR Denarius.41 viewsObv. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XII, laureate head right.
Rev. COS IIII, Annona standing left before modius filled with corn ears, holding two corn ears and anchor.
References: RIC 162; RSC 283.
3.06g, 17mm.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 13, 2017
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Syria, Seleukis & Pieria. Seleukia; Municipal Issue, c.2nd Century BC.14 viewsObv. Laureate head of Zeus right.
Rev. SELEUKEWN TWN EM PIERIAI, winged thunderbolt; monogram & two pilei (caps of dioskouroi) above, B & monogram below.
BMC Galatia, etc. pg. 269, 7ff; SNG Cop 392.
21mm, 10grams
CanaanFeb 13, 2017
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Probus Silvered AE Antoninianus. . 276 - 282 AD32 viewsObv. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev. CLEMENTIA TEMP, emperor standing right, holding scepter, receiving globe from Jupiter, standing left, holding scepter, Q in the middle, XX1* in exergue. Almost fully silvered.
RIC 905
21 mm , 3.67 gr
2 commentsCanaanFeb 09, 2017
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NERVA.97 AD. Æ As22 viewsObv. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III Laureate head right.
Rev. LIBERTAS PVBLICA, Libertas standing left, holding cap and sceptre, S-C across fields.
RIC II 86; Cohen 115. VF, dark olive and red patina.
27mm, 10.1 grams


CanaanFeb 09, 2017
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Nero AE As. 65 AD. Rome.10 viewsObv. NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP, laureate head left
Rev. PACE PR VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT, S-C, view of one front of the temple of Janus, with latticed window to left, and garland hung across closed double doors to right.
References: RIC 307, BMC 228

CanaanFeb 09, 2017
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Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos I19 viewsObv. Head of Alexander the Great,locks of hair flowing behind, with wing on head symbolizing divinity.
Rev. BASILEW[S SE]LEYKW[S] Bull butting right.
S6852, described as Medusa with serpents in hair, BMC62.
19mm , 5.11 grams

CanaanFeb 09, 2017
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Philip V Æ23. Uncertain Macedonian mint, after circa 217 BC.15 viewsObv. Wreathed head of Zeus right.
Rev. Pan advancing left, holding logobolon over shoulder; star to inner left.
References: Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 4; SNG Alpha Bank 1062.
9.15g, 23mm, Stripped patina, Rare.
CanaanFeb 09, 2017
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Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm.74 views Circa 454-404 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square. Kroll 8; SNG Copenhagen 31. 16.01g, 23mm, well centred.
Ex.Savoca Coins.
3 commentsCanaanFeb 06, 2017
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Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR denarius Lugdunum20 viewsObv. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, laureate head right .
Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT/CL CAESARES, Caius and Lucius standing facing, with two shields and spears between. simpulum and lituus above.
18.6mm, 2.9 grams.
RIC I 207. RSC 43. Rainbow toned with underlying luster.
CanaanFeb 02, 2017
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Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. Eastern imitation.92 viewsObv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, AΘE to right; all within incuse square.
17.06g, 22.2mm.
Kroll 15; SNG Copenhagen 64. Bankers marks on both sides.
Ex. London Ancient Coins LAC.
2 commentsCanaanFeb 02, 2017
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M. Aemilius Scaurus & Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus. 58 BC16 viewsObv. Camel r; before, Aretas kneeling , holding reins and olive-branch tied with fillet; above M. SCAVR. AED. CVR.; on either side, EX. S.C.; below, REX. ARETAS.
Rv. Jupiter in quadriga l., holding reins and hurling thunderbolt; above, P. HVPSAE. AED. CVR; below, C. HVPSAE. COS. PRIEVE; on r. CAPTV; below horses, scorpion.
17mm, 3.33grams.
Crawford 422/1b; Sydenham 913; Aemilia 8.
CanaanFeb 02, 2017
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Sabina, wife of Hadrian. AR Denarius Concordia34 viewsObv. SABINA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right, hair in queue down back.
Rev. CON-COR-D-IA AVG, Concordia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae.
17 mm, 3.13 grams.
RIC II 390 (Hadrian); BMCRE 929 (Hadrian); RSC 3a.Nice VF.
1 commentsCanaanFeb 02, 2017
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Aurelian AE Denarius. Rome mint, 273-274 AD.23 viewsObv. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. VICTORIA AVG, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm,
captive at foot left, A in ex.
20mm and 2.44 grams.
RIC 73; Cohen 255/257; Sear5 11641.
CanaanFeb 01, 2017
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Caracalla Caesarea Maritima AE1714 viewsObv. Caracalla facing right.
Rev. Serapis Facing right.
17mm, 3.4 grams.
ANS book on the Safaer collection, Caesarea #73-76.
CanaanFeb 01, 2017
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Maximianus Herculius Antonianus Tripoli21 viewsObv.: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG,
Rv.: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG.
21mm, 3.6 grams.
RIC:624, C:311, Tripoli mint with palm branch left in exergue.
CanaanFeb 01, 2017
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Constans, AE15 Constantinople17 viewsobverse FL CONSTANS NOB CAES, laureate and cuirassed bust left.
reverse GLORIA EXERCITVS• (glory of the army), two soldiers standing facing, flanking a standard in center, heads confronted, each holds a spear in outer hand and rests inner hand on grounded shield, CONSIA in exergue.
Brown patina; 15mm, 2.1 grams.
RIC VII Constantinople 152
CanaanJan 31, 2017
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Domitian, Ar Dinarius, Minerva, Rome20 viewsObv: IMPCAESDOMITAVGGERMPMTRP - Laureate head right.
Rev: IMPXXICOSXVCENSPPP - Minerva standing right on galley prow, aiming javelin and holding shield owl to lower right.
20mm, 3.1 grams
RIC 690.5.
CanaanJan 31, 2017
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Domitian, AR denarius, (2.96g) Rome Mint, 88 AD44 viewsIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM PM TR P VIII Laureate head right.
IMP XVII COS XIIII CENS P P P Minerva standing right on capital
of rostral column, brandishing thunderbolt and shield; owl at her feet.
weight: 2.96 g.diameter: 19.5 mm.
RIC 668; BMC 152; RSC 253
2 commentsCanaanJan 31, 2017
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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS (193-211). Denarius. Emesa. Spes14 viewsObv: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II.
Laureate head right.
Rev: BONA SPES.
Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt.
RIC 444.Condition: fine. Weight: 3.22 g.
Diameter: 18 mm.
CanaanJan 31, 2017
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Philip Deultum AE238 viewsObv. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. COL FL PA-C DEVLT, Asklepios standing slightly right, head left, resting on serpent-entwined staff in right.
23mm, 5.4 grams.
References: Draganov Deultum 1559 (O159/R378), Varbanov II 2965.
CanaanJan 30, 2017
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Philip Deultum (AD 244 - 247).13 viewsObverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG" Radiate and cuirassed bust right from the rear.
Reverse: "COL F L PAC DEVLT" Nemesis standing left, holding rod and cornucopia, wheel at feet.
Deultum - (AD 244 - 247).
Diameter: 23 mm, Weight: 6.51 grams.
References: Jurukova 440; SNG Bulgaria, vol 1, 1688-1693
CanaanJan 30, 2017
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Augustus, AE 19mm, Uncertain mint in Syria.25 viewsObv.AVGVS TR dot POT, laureate head left.
Rev."Year 3[...]”, diademed male head left.
References: RPC I 5419; SNG Hunterian 4983.
21mm and 5.74 grams
Very rare.
CanaanJan 25, 2017
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Septimius Severus denarius56 viewsObv:- L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, Laureate head right
Rev:- VICTORIAE AVGG FEL, Victory flying left holding wreath with both hands over shield set on low base
Minted in Laodicea-ad-Mare. A.D. 198 - 202
Ref:– BMCRE 678. RIC 516. RSC 719
3 commentsCanaanJan 24, 2017
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Ascalon Autonomous issue KC=AD116/7. Time of Trajan16 viewsAscalon Autonomous issue KC=AD116/7. Time of Trajan

Obverse. Head of Tyche right, turreted and veiled.

Reverse. War galley with oars left, above KC (year 220).

Ref. Yasmin Pg. 53 No. 171.
CanaanDec 23, 2016
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Augustus Amphipolis AE2123 viewsObv. KAIΣAP ΘEOY YIOΣ (Caesar son of god, starting downward on right, ending downward on left), bare head right.
Rev. AMΦIΠOΛEITΩN (counterclockwise starting lower left), Artemis Tauropolos riding bull right, holding billowing veil with both hands.
References: SNG ANS 165; SNG Cop 89 - 90; RPC I 1626 var. (legend arrangement); BMC Macedonia p. 52, 73 var.
Green patina, Amphipolis mint,7.7g, 20mm.
CanaanOct 19, 2016
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Caracalla Providentia Denarius38 viewsObv. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right
Rev. PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM, Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and sceptre.
References: RIC 227, RSC 529.
18 mm , 2.90 gr
1 commentsCanaanOct 18, 2016
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Constans AE23. 347-348 AD. Nicomedia48 viewsObverse: DN CONSTA-NS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, Emperor standing left on galley, holding Phoenix on globe and labarum , piloted by Victory, star in right field,
Mintmark: SMNA

References: RIC VIII Nicomedia 64, rated Rare.
23mm, 5.4 grams.
1 commentsCanaanOct 18, 2016
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Phalanna, Thessaly, Greece, 400 - 344 B.C. AE 19.11 viewsPhalanna, Thessaly, Greece, 400 - 344 B.C. Bronze AE 19 Phalanna mint.
Obv. male head right.
Rev. “ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙΩΝ”, head of nymph Phalanna to right, hair in sakkos; light thick green patina.
References: SNG Cop 203 - 208.
5.06g, 19mm.
CanaanOct 18, 2016
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Probus, AE Antoninianus, Antioch, 276-282 AD.9 viewsObv. IMP CM AVR PROBVS PF AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right. Bust type C
Rev. RESTITVT ORBIS, Woman standing right, presenting wreath to Emperor standing left, holding globe and sceptre.
Officina letter Delta in lower centre, mintmark XXI.
References: RIC V-2 Antioch 925; Sear 12021.
21 mm , 3.67 gr.
CanaanOct 18, 2016
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Jovian. AD 363-364.Sirmium.10 viewsObv. Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev. VOT/V/MVLT/X in four lines within wreath; BSIRM in exergue.
References: RIC VIII 119b.
18mm, 3.12g.
CanaanOct 17, 2016
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Marcus Aurelius Denarius. Rome, AD 168.11 viewsObv. M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, laureate head right.
Rev. FORT RED TR P XXII IMP V, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; COS III in exergue.
References: RIC 185.
3.18g, 18mm.
CanaanOct 17, 2016
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