nomos 11
9 October 2015
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 26
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 2.99 g 12), Sirmium, 324. CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. SARMATIA DEVICTA / SIRM Victory advancing to right, holding trophy in her right hand and palm branch in her left, treading on bound captive to right. RIC VII, 48. A well struck and historically interesting coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 88
Lot 159
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.30 g 4), Rome, under P. Petronius Turpilianus, 19/18 BC. TVRPILIANVS III VIR / FE-RON Diademed and draped bust of Feronia to right. Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE Parthian kneeling in submission to right, holding out a standard with a vexillum inscribed with X. BMC 14. BN 129. Cohen 484. RIC 288. Toned and mostly very well struck, with an amazingly fine head of the kneeling Parthian. Some striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 160
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.84 g 6), Spanish mint (Colonia Caesaraugusta?), 19-18 BC. AVGVSTVS CAESAR Head of Augustus to left, wearing oak wreath. Rev. DIVVS IVLIVS to left and right of eight-rayed comet with tail upwards. BMC 326. BN 1298. Cohen 97. RIC 37b. Attractive and boldly struck on a broad flan. Some striking flatness on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 161
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.79 g 7), Lugdunum, 8-7 BC. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. C.CA[ES] / AVGVS.F C. Caesar on horseback galloping to right; behind, eagle and two standards. BMC 500. Cohen 40. RIC 199. A very attractive, nicely toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 162
Divus Augustus, died in AD 14. As (Bronze, 27mm, 11.85 g 6), struck under Titus, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER Radiate head of Augustus to left. Rev. IMP.T.VEST.AVG.REST. S C Eagle standing facing on globe, its head to right. Komnick 41.0. RIC 460. A superb, sharp example beautifully struck and with a fine, dark, green-brown patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 163
Tiberius, 14-37. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 27.32 g 9), struck in honor of Tiberius’s mother Livia, Rome, 21-22. S.P.Q.R / IVLIAE / AVGVST Carpentum drawn by two mules to right, its sides ornamented with dancing figures and its roof held up by Atlantes and Caryatids. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST P M TR POT XXIIII Large S C. BMC 56. Cohen (Livia) 6. RIC 51. A pleasant, clear example with an attractive brown-green patina. Reverse legend partially double-struck and some minor smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4400 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 164
Gaius (Caligula), with Germanicus, 37-41. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.54 g 4), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT Laureate head of Gaius to right. Rev. GERMANICVS CAES P C CAES AVG GERM Bare head of Germanicus to right. BMC 19. BN 28. Cohen 2. RIC 18. A clear, lightly toned and well struck example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lot 165
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29 mm, 11.24 g, 6 h), Rome, 41-42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP 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. BMC 145. BN 177. RIC 197. von Kaenel 62. A very attractive piece with a fine red-brown patina and a remarkable portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 166
Divus Claudius, died 54. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.56 g 7), Rome, October-December 54. DIVVS CLAVDIVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Claudius to left. Rev. Ornamental quadriga moving slowly to right, its sides decorated with figures of Victory and the emperor; above, miniature quadriga between two Victories; below, in exergue, EX S C. BMC 6. BN 3. Cohen 32. RIC 5. An attractive, toned example. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 167
Nero, 54-68. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28.5mm, 13.68 g 6), Rome, 64. NERO.CLAVD CAESAR.AVG.GER P.M.TR.P.IMP P.P. Radiate head of Nero to left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTI / S - C Victory walking to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch with her left. BMC 216. BN 310. Cohen 349. RIC 197. WCN 208. A coin with a particularly fine portrait and a splendid green, red and brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 168
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36 mm, 27.25 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right, with globe at the point of the bust. Rev. PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT / S - C Temple of Janus with ornate roof decoration, latticed window on the left and, on the right, garland hanging across the arch over the closed double doors to the temple. BNC 319. BN 73. Cohen 146. RIC 438. WCN 419. A splendid example with a golden-tan patina, a good portrait and a fine representation of the Temple of Janus. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 16000 CHF
Estimate: 20000 CHF
Lot 169
Nero, 54-68. As (Copper, 28 mm, 10.30 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P Bare head of Nero to right, globe at point of bust. Rev. S - C Victory, draped, flying left, holding, in both hands, a round shield inscribed S P Q R. BMC 381. BN 155. Cohen 302. RIC 543. Well struck with an excellent portrait and a very attractive dark green patina with lighter highlights. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Lot 171
Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.58 g 6), Rome, 80-81. IVLIA AVGVSTA TITI AVGVSTI F. Diademed and draped bust of Julia Titi to right, her hair in a plait down the back of her neck. Rev. VENVS AVGVST Venus standing right, half draped, nude to the hips and leaning on a column to her right, holding a helmet in her left hand and a long transverse scepter in her right. BMC 141. Cohen 14. RIC 388. A lovely coin, nicely toned and very well-struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 172
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 29.10 g 6), Rome, c. 103-104. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S - C Triumphal arch: on the roof, on a pedestal inscribed IOM, chariot drawn by six horses between two Victories and, on a lower level, two trophies; below, another rectangular element containing the angular pediment of the central arch supported by two tall columns with Corinthian capitals: below the architrave a space containing a second, curved pediment supported by two smaller columns with doric capitals; on either side of the central doorway, two massive gateposts with flat roofs supported by pilasters and topped by a chariot; all wall spaces are covered with panels containing decoration including, on each side, a wreaths, arms, two captives bound back-to-back and an aegis. Banti 280 (same dies). BMC 842-846 var. BN 218-219 var. Cohen 547. RIC 572. Woytek 187f. Very rare. A beautiful, well-struck piece with a splendid brown and green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 17000 CHF
Estimate: 20000 CHF
Lot 173
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 27 mm, 11.83 g, 7 h), Rome, 104/5-107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with light drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S - C Elaborately decorated oval shield set over a saltire of spears, a sword, one oblong shield and a vexillum. BMC 951. BN 532. Cohen 569. RIC 584. Woytek 198bB. A very attractive, well struck piece with a dark, blackish-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 174
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 29.63 g 6), Rome, 103-107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right, seen from the front. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Trajan, in armor, on horse leaping to right, hurling spear at Dacian falling to right, looking back in supplication. Banti 213. BMC -. RIC 236. Woytek 203h (this coin cited). With a noble and impressive portrait of Trajan and a splendid green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 5500 CHF
Lot 106
Lot 175
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 11.55 g 7), Rome, 107-110. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P V P P Radiate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Arched bridge of two stories spanning river; below span, river boat to left; at either end, arch surmounted by groups of statues. BN 337. Cohen 544. RIC 570. Woytek 315b. A lovely example with a fine dark, greenish-red patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 176
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 25 mm, 12.15 g, 1 h), Rome, c. 132-135. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. FELICITATI AVG / COS III P P / S - C Galley to left, with five rowers and a steersman; at the prow, slanting mast with sail; at the stern, vexillum and standard. BMC 1461 var. Cohen 667. RIC 719. A pretty coin with an attractive dark brown patina. Some inobtrusive corrosion pitting, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 177
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 25.83 g 12), 140-143/4. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right, with very light drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. FELI-CI-TAS AVG / S - C Felicitas standing facing, her head turned to left, holding capricorn in her right hand and long winged caduceus in her left. Banti 152 (but misdescribed as having COS IIII on the obverse). BMC -, but cf. 1332 (As). Cohen -, but cf. 362 (As). RIC -, but cf. 680 (As). A rare and usually misdescribed variant. A very attractive coin with a glossy dark olive-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 178
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Aureus (Gold, 18 mm, 7.38 g, 6 h), Rome, 152-153. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVI Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Antoninus Pius, togate and with bare head, standing to left, holding globe in his right hand and a baton in his left. BMC 796. Calicó 1521. Cohen 309. RIC 226. A coin with a fine portrait, nicely struck and centered. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Lot 181
Faustina Senior, Augusta, 138-140/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 23.48 g 12), Rome, 139-141. FAVSTINA AVG ANTONINI AVG PII P P Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. IVNONI REGINAE / S - C Juno, veiled, standing left, holding a patera in her right hand and a long scepter with her left. Banti 75 (this coin). BMC 1116. Cohen 216. RIC 1077. Rare. A lovely example, well struck on a broad flan and with a most attractive dark patina. Minor traces of cleaning in the fields, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 182
Diva Faustina Senior, died in 140/1. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.04 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 150. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Diva Faustina to right, her hair adorned with pearls and piled up on top of her head. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres standing left, holding torches in her upraised right and left hands. Biaggi 808. BMC 403. Calicó 1758. Cohen 75. RIC 357a. A lovely piece with an expressive and kind portrait. Minor edge mark, otherwise. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Lot 183
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 24mm, 10.54 g 12), Rome, 176/177. M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM TR P XXXI Radiate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. IMP VIIII COS III P P / S - C Winged thunderbolt. BMC 1640. Cohen 378. RIC 1219. A sharp and attractive piece with a dark grey-green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 185
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 7.20 g 12), Rome, 163-164. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Laureate and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right, seen from behind. Rev. TR P IIII IMP II COS II Hercules, nude but for his lion’s skin headdress, standing facing, his head turned to right, holding an olive branch in his right hand and his club in his left. BMC 281. Calicó 2172. Cohen 237. RIC 517. An attractive, evenly worn coin, nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 186
Pertinax, 193. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.26 g 5), Rome. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Laureate head of Pertinax to right. Rev. VOT DECEN TR P COS II Pertinax, togate and veiled, sacrificing to left over a low altar, from a patera held in his right hand. BMC 24. Cohen 56. RIC 13a. Beautifully toned. Somewhat lightly struck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 187
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. As (Copper, 25mm, 7.48 g 12), Rome, 212. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. CEREREM / S - C Ceres standing to left, holding, in her right hand, ears of grain over a low altar to left, and, in her right, long torch. BMC 220 var. Cohen 13. RIC 596. An attractive, sharply struck coin with an apple green patina. Some minor breaks in the patina on the reverse and some smoothing in the fields, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 188
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.18 g 2), Rome, 206. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of the youthful Caracalla to right. Rev. COS II Triumphal quadriga walking to right; in car, Caracalla, laureate and togate, holding the reins in his right hand and eagle-tipped scepter in his left. BMC 488. Cohen 38. Hill 847. RIC 87a. A splendid, bright example, very rare in this condition. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 122
Lot 191
Divus Caracalla, died 217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.10 g 6), Rome, struck under Elagabalus in 218. DIVO ANTONINO MAGNO Bare head of Caracalla to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Eagle, with spread wings, standing facing on globe, turned slightly to left and with his head to right. BMC 7. Cohen 32. RIC 717 (Severus Alexander). Very rare. Slightly rough surfaces but toned and with a powerful and attractive portrait. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 192
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.33 g 6), Rome, March-June 218. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P Securitas standing front, her head turned to left, holding long staff in her right hand and resting her left elbow on a column to right. BMC 40. Cohen 62. RIC 24. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 193
Diadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.65 g 6), Rome, 218. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes, diademed and draped, walking left, holding flower in her right hand and raising the hem of her skirt with her left. BMC 92. Cohen 21. RIC 116. Attractive and clear. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 195
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 17.70 g 1), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG / S - C Providentia standing left, holding grain ears over modius in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Banti 147. BMC 881. Cohen 503. RIC 642. A most attractive example with a malachite-green patina and minor sand deposits as found. Struck on a slightly short flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 196
Gordian I, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 19.39 g 11), Rome, “1-22 April 238”. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian I to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVGG / S - C Providentia standing facing, head to left, leaning on low column to right and holding a wand in her right hand and a cornucopiae with her left; to left, at her feet, globe. BMC 5. Cohen 6. RIC 9. Very rare. With a splendid portrait and a dark, blackish-green patina. Some minor smoothing in the fields and a minor flan crack at the edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 14500 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 197
Gordian III, as Caesar, 238. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.03 g 6), Rome, 22 April - 29 July, 238. M ANT GORDIANVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Gordian Caesar to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Lituus, knife, jug, simpulum and sprinkler. BMC 62. Cohen 182. RIC 1. Rare. Nicely centered and with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 198
Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 4.90 g 7), Rome, 241. SABINIA TRANQVILLINA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina on crescent to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Gordian III, on left standing right, and Tranquillina, on right standing left, clasping their right hands together. Cohen 4. RIC 250. Very rare. A clear, toned and well struck coin with an outstanding pedigree. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 199
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.36 g 12), Rome, 245. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Philip I seated left on curule chair, holding a globe and a short scepter. Cohen 120. RIC 2b. A splendid, lustrous coin. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 200
Philip I, 244-249. As (Copper, 26mm, 10.26 g 12), Rome, 247. IMP CAES M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laueate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS II P P / S - C Felicitas standing facing, her head turned to left, and holding a long caduceus in her right hand and a cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 141. RIC 150 var. (differing obverse legend). Extremely rare. A well-struck, sharp and attractive coin with a dark brown-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 201
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 4.72 g 6), Rome, 244-246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip II, in military dress, standing right, holding globe in his left hand and transverse spear in his right. Cohen 54. RIC 216c. A very attractive, sharply struck coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 150 CHF
A very rare variety
Lot 202
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 3.84 g 6), Rome, 250-251. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Decius to right. Rev. PANNONIAE The Two Pannoniae standing left, both looking to left and raising their right hands, the one on the left with a standard next to her and the one on the right holding a vexillum. RIC 23 var. (differing bust type). Very rare variety. Lustrous, sharp and very well struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 203
Volusian, 251-253. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 20.34 g 6), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG / S - C Concordia standing left, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae in her left. Cohen 21. RIC 249a. A coin with a fine green patina and a splendid portrait. Extremely fine / very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lot 204
Valerian I, 253-260. Binio (Gold, 20mm, 5.20 g 6), Rome, 253-254. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. FIDES MILITVM Fides standing left, holding two standards. Calicó 3412 var. Cohen 67 var. Göbl 22d. RIC 36 var. A rare and attractive coin with some original luster and a fine early portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 34000 CHF
Estimate: 25000 CHF
Lot 205
Postumus, Romano-Gallic Emperor, 260-269. Antoninianus (Billon, 21 mm, 4.23 g, 12 h), Cologne, 268. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. REST ORBIS Postumus, laureate and wearing armor, standing right, holding long spear in his left hand and extending his right hand to a turreted female figure who kneels to left before him, holding a cornucopiae with her left hand and clasping the emperor’s hand with her right. AGK 75. Cohen 323. Cunetio -. Elmer 592. RIC 324. Very rare. Well struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 206
Aurelian, with Severina, 270-275. Double Sestertius (Bronze, 30mm, 16.68 g 12), Rome, 11th issue, January-September 275. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. SEVERINA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Severina to right, resting on crescent. Vohrn 1. Gnecchi Medaglioini III, 65 and pl. 156, 12. MIR 47, 143. RIC 1. Rare, unusually nice, and with a fine green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 207
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.45 g 6), Ticinum. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield inscribed VOTIS / X ET XX held over his left shoulder. Rev. VIRTVS INVICTI AVG / VXX / T Emperor on horseback galloping to right, spearing fallen enemy lying to right. Cohen 878 var. RIC 454. A very rare variant with the inscribed shield on the obverse. Well struck and attractive. Very slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 208
Probus, 276-282. Off metal test strike for an Aureus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.51 g, 5 h), Rome or Ticinum. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Probus to left. Rev. CONSERVAT AVG Sol standing facing, head to left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left. Unpublished, but cf. the aurei Calicó 4152a and RIC 308. Of great rarity, with a stern and uncompromising portrait of a powerful general. Dark surfaces with some traces of silvering; very minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 209
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.67 g 6), Rome. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. ADVENTVS PROBI AVG / R Probus on horseback to left, raising his right hand and holding spear in his left; at ground to left, captive. RIC 166. Very sharply struck with original silvering, a very attractive coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 210
Probus, 276-282. Denarius (Billon, 19 mm, 2.26 g, 12 h), Rome, 281. IMP PROBVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VICTORIA GERM Military trophy between two seated German captives. Cohen 767. RIC 259. Very rare. Sharply struck and perfectly centered, a particularly elegant coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 4250 CHF
Lot 211
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.66 g 2), Siscia. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. SISCIA PROBI AVG / XXI VI The personification of Siscia seated partially facing, but turned to the left, on a low, backless throne, she holds a long diadem with both hands; to left and right, river god - on the left Savus (the modern Sava, a tributary of the Danube) and on the right Colapis (the modern Kupa, a tributary of the Sava); below, river waters. RIC 764. A very rare and very well-preserved example, nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 7000 CHF
Lot 212
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.87 g 12), Serdica. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding a spear over his right shoulder with his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VIRTVS PROBI AVG / KA • Γ • Probus on horseback galloping right, holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left, riding down an enemy kneeling in supplication to left, his shield lying before him. Cohen 913. RIC 880. An attractive, well struck example with its original silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 213
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 17mm, 3.40 g 6), Ticinum, c. 295. MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMAT Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six turrets. Jelocnik 37. RIC VI, 16b. Toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 214
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 3.24 g 6), Siscia, 294-295. MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with eight turrets. Jelocnik 12a. RIC VI, 43b. Attractively toned and nicely centered. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 215
Galerius, Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18mm, 3.43 g 12), Ticinum, 295. MAXIMIANVS CAESAR Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMAT Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six turrets. Jelocnik 31. RIC VI, 17b. Nicely toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 216
Constantius I, 305-306. Argenteus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.43 g, 12 h), Serdica, 305-306. CONSTANTIVS AVG Laureate head of Constantius I to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / SM SDΔ Camp gate with three turrets. Cohen 304a. Gautier 25. RIC 11a. Very rare, one of the finest known argentei of Constantius I as Augustus. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 217
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 4.36 g 6), Trier, 313-315. CONSTANTI-NVS P F AVG Laureate head of Constantine I to right. Rev. VICTOR OM-NIVM GENTIVM / PTR Emperor standing facing, in military dress and turned slightly to left, holding standard in his right hand and resting his left on shield by his side; to right, bound captive seated to right; to left, two kneeling figures raising their arms, beseeching the emperor. Cohen 574. RIC 29 (this coin). A rare piece. Tiny bang on Constantine’s head, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 218
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Light Miliarense (Silver, 23 mm, 4.16 g, 12 h), Thessalonica, 320. CONSTANTINVS MAX P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantine I to right. Rev. FELICITAS ROMANORVM / THES Constantine standing left between two of his sons, all are in military dress and each holds a long scepter in his right hand, and rests his left hand on his waist; all under a curved arch supported by two columns. Bastien, Donativa, p. 79, a (but there dated to c. 325). Cohen -. RIC p. 718, 140A. Extremely rare. A splendid toned piece. Some remaining corrosion on the edges and traces of cleaning in the fields, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6800 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Lot 219
Valerius Valens, 316-317. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 2.85 g 12), Alexandria, first officina. IMP C AVR VAL VALENS P F AVG Laureate head of Valens to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI / ALE Jupiter, nude but for cloak over his shoulders, standing left, holding Victory on globe in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left with wreath in his beak, turning his head back to right; above eagle’s head, K; in field to right, wreath over X over A. RIC VII, p. 706, 19. Extremely rare. Rough, glossy dark surfaces as found after the removal of dirt encrustations. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 220
Martinian, 324. Follis (Bronze, 20mm, 3.07 g 12), Nicomedia, first officina. D N M MARTINIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Martinian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI / X / IIΓ/ SMNA Jupiter standing facing, his head turned to left, holding Victory on globe in his right hand and eagle-tipped scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, with his head turned back to right and a wreath in his beak; to right, bound captive looking back to left. RIC VII p. 608, 45. Extremely rare. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 221
Constans, 337-350. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.46 g 12), Antioch, 338-339. FL IVL CONS-STANS PERP AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Constans to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / SMANS Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT / V / MVLT / X on a round shield supported on her knee and by a winged genius standing left before her. Bastien, Donativa, 83b and 84, note 3. Cohen 140. Depeyrot 5/7. RIC 29. Rare. Attractive and well-struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Lot 222
Julian II, 360-363. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.43 g 1), Sirmium, 361-363. FL CL IVLIANVS PP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right, with a thick beard. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM / *SIRM wreath Armored soldier moving to right, his head turned back to left, holding a trophy with his left hand and grasping the hair of a kneeling captive with his right. Depeyrot 21/1. RIC 96. Rare. A fresh, sharp and lustrous example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 18000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Lot 223
Valentinian I, 364-375. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.46 g 6), Cyzicus, 364-367. D N VALENTINI - ANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / *SMKΓ Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to right, holding labarum inscribed with christogram in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Cohen 28. Depeyrot 3/1. RIC 2b2. Lustrous and attractive. A few very minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 224
Valens, 364-378. Miliarense (Silver, 26mm, 4.33 g 12), Trier, 367-375. D N VALEN-S P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVS / TRPS. Emperor standing facing, in military dress and with his head turned to left, holding labarum in his right hand and resting left on a shield by his side. Cohen 71. RIC 26b.2. Attractive and lightly toned. Some scratches and a very light flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 225
Valens, 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.47 g 6), Trier, 373-375. D N VALENS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. VICTOR - IA AVGG / TROBT Two emperors seated facing, together holding globe. Behind and between them the upper portion of a Victory with outspread wings; between them below, a palm-branch. Cohen 53. RIC 17e. A beautifully struck, sharp example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 226
Gratian, 367-383. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.52 g 7), Trier, 374. D N GRATIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VICTOR - IA AVGG / TROBC Two crowned emperors seated facing on double throne, holding globe between them; above, Victory facing; below, palm branch. Depeyrot 43/3. RIC 17g3. A very attractive, sharp and well struck example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3300 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 227
Gratian, 367-383. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.44 g 6), Antioich, 372. D N GRATI - ANVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / ANOBΓ Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT/V/MVL/X with her right hand on a round shield resting on her left knee. Depeyrot 38/7. RIC IX, 21b (but this officina unlisted). An attractive well-struck coin. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 228
Valentinian II, 375-392. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.40 g 7), Constantinople, 388-392. D N VALENTINI - ANVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian II to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG S / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 47/5. RIC IX, 45b.2. A very attractive, lustrous coin. Some very minor scratches, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 229
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.37 g 6), Milan, 395. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG / M - D / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive. Depeyrot 16/3. RIC IX, 35a. Rare. Very attractive with some original luster. Some tiny scratches, very minor edge fault, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 230
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.42 g), Uncertain military mint - “Sirmium”, 393-395. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG S / S - M / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive. Depeyrot 34/5 (Theodosius II). RIC IX, 15a. Slightly rough surfaces and some very minor marks, but with much luster in the devices and, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 231
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.43 g 6), Constantinople, 9th officina, 382-383. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. CONCOR - DIA AVGGGΘ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne ornamented with lions’ heads, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 33/3. RIC IX, 45d. An attractive, lustrous piece. Metal fault on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1250 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 232
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.37 g 7), Constantinople, 10th officina, 388-392. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. CONCOR - DIA AVGGGΙ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand and, with her left, a round shield inscribed VOT/V/MVL/X resting on a column, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 45/1. RIC IX, 47b. Struck from worn dies, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 233
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.51 g 7), Constantinople, 3rd officina, 388-392. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. CONCOR - DIA AVGGGΓ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand and, with her left, a round shield inscribed VOT/X/MVL/XV resting on a column, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 47/1. RIC IX, 71b3. A brilliant, lustrous example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 234
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.52 g 12), Milan, 395-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG / M - D / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive to right. Depeyrot 16/1. RIC IX, 35b (RIC X 1205). Well struck, attractive and lustrous. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 235
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.37 g 1), Uncertain military mint - “Sirmium”, 1st officina, 393-395. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG Α / S - M / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive. RIC IX, 15c. A very rare variety: it usually appears misidentified as RIC 14c. Rough surfaces and struck from worn dies, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 236
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.42 g 12), Thessalonica, 397-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder, with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left, and with a Christogram on his cuirass. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG / COMOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 44/1. RIC X, 37. A clear example with the typically odd style from this mint. Slightly rough surfaces and a few minor scratches, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 135
Lot 237
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.50 g 1), Constantinople, 7th officina, c. mid 380s - 387, or in the early 390s. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGGGΖ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on low throne with lion heads, her head turned to the right, holding globe in her right hand and long scepter in her left; prow under her right foot. RIC IX, 46f3. A very unusual coin, possibly extremely rare. Some areas struck slightly flat but, otherwise, lustrous and extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 238
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 4.49 g 12), Constantinople, 383-388. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGGΗ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head to right and with her right foot on a prow, holding long scepter in her right hand and shield inscribed VOT/V/MVL/X with her left. Depeyrot 46/3. RIC IX, 70c4. An attractive, lustrous coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 675 CHF
Lot 239
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.48 g 6), Constantinople, 397-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG Θ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC X, 7. A beautiful, lustrous coin. Very minor graffito in reverse field, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 240
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.52 g 7), Constantinople, c. 403-408. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. NOVA SPES REIPVBLICAE S / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting on her left knee a shield, which she inscribes XX/XXX; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 34/2. RIC X, 29. Lustrous and very attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 241
Eugenius, 392-394. Siliqua (Silver, 17mm, 2.04 g 6), Lugdunum. D N EVGEIN - VS P F AVG (sic!) Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Eugenius to right. Rev. VRBS ROMA / LVGPS Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory set on globe in her right hand and reversed spear in her left. Cohen 72. Lyon 230. RIC IX, 46. A remarkably attractive, beautifully toned example with an unusually realistic portrait of great quality. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 242
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.41 g 6), Thessalonica, 402-c. 403. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder, with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left, and with a Christogram on his cuirass. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG / COMOB Constantinopolis enthroned facing, her head turned right, placing her right foot on a prow and holding a scepter and Victory on globe. Depeyrot 45/3. RIC X, 41. Clear and interesting. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 243
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 4.35 g 6), Constantinople, 9th officina, 402-c. 403. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG Θ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. RIC X, 27. A nice example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 244
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.49 g 6), Constantinople, 1st officina, c. 403-408. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG Α / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 57/3. RIC X, 31. Very well struck. Minor roughness and tiny bang on nose, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 245
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 22mm, 4.27 g 12), Constantinople, 6th officina, 420-422. D N THEODO - SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield ornamented with a cavalryman spearing a fallen foe over his left shoulder. Rev. VOT XX - MVLT XXX S / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross. Depeyrot 74/2. RIC 219. A very attractive example. A few very minor flan faults, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 246
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 3.84 g 1), Milan, 395-402. D N HONORI - VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / M - D / COMOB Honorius standing right, his foot set on a captive, holding a labarum and Victory on globe. Depeyrot 16/2. RIC IX, 35c. RIC X, 1206. A very attractive coin, but curiously light. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 137
Lot 247
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.45 g 12), Thessalonica, 402-c. 403. D N HONORI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Honorius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder, with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left, and with a Christogram on his cuirass. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG / COMOB Constantinopolis enthroned facing, her head turned right, placing her right foot on a prow and holding a scepter and Victory on globe. Depeyrot 45/2. RIC X, 40. Scuff on the obverse and minor surface roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 248
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.37 g 6), Uncertain military mint - “Sirmium”, 1st officina, 393-395. D N HONORI - VS P F AVG Medium-sized draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right, wearing rosette diadem. Rev. VICTORI - A AVGGG Α / S - M / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive. RIC IX, 14e. A rather rare variant. Slightly rough surfaces and with a graffito on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 249
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 19mm, 4.45 g 6), Constantinople, 397-402. D N HONORI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Honorius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG ϵ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/2. RIC X, 8. Some slight surface roughness and a few minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 250
Honorius, 393-423. Miliarense (Silver, 23mm, 4.24 g 12), Constantinople, 408-420. DN HONORIVS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to left. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / CON Nimbate and armored emperor standing facing, his head turned to left, holding globus in his left hand and raising his right in salute; to left, star. RIC X, 369. Rare. Lightly toned and very well struck. Minor deposit on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 251
Leo I, 457-474. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.49 g 6), Constantinople, c. 462 or 466. D N LEO PERPET AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Leo facing, holding a spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, bearing a horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; to right, star. Depeyrot 93/1. RIC X, 605. A lustrous example. Minor striking flatness on the obverse and a scratch on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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