obolos 14
15. December 2019
Webauction
Lot 454
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Cistophorus (Silver, 25 mm, 12.08 g, 12 h), Ephesos, c. 24-20. IMP• CAE-SAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Garlanded and filleted altar; on the front, two stags facing each other. BMC 694. BN 922. Cohen 33. RIC² 482. RPC 2215. Sutherland, Group VI, 376 (O179/-- unlisted reverse die). Lightly toned, and well-struck . About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 455
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.09 g, 9 h), under the moneyer P. Petronius Turpilianus, Rome , 19-18 BC. TVRPILIANVS III•VIR• Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. CAESAR•AVGVSTVS SIGN•RECE• Parthian kneeling in submission to right, holding out a standard with a vexillum inscribed with X. BMC 10. Cohen 485. RIC² 287. Toned; with an amazingly fine head of the kneeling Parthian which really reminds Antonine portraits. With bankers's marks on the obverse and reverse, and some minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 456
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.56 g, 3 h), Lugdunum, 15-13. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP X / ACT Apollo Citharoedus, in long drapery, standing left. BMC 461. RIC² 171a. RSC 144. A bright and clear example. Ragged edge and with scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 457
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.81 g, 10 h), Lugdunum, c. 2 BC-AD 4. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT / CL CAESARES Gaius and Lucius Caesares standing facing with two round shields and two spears between them; above, simpulum, on left, to right and, on right, lituus to left. BMC 519. BN 1651. Cohen 43. Lyon 82. RIC 207. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 458
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.61 g, 4 h), "Tribute Penny" type, Lugdunum. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Female figure (Livia?) seated right on a throne with decorated legs, holding a reversed spear and a branch. BMC 48. Cohen 16. RIC² 30. Nicely toned. Scratch on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 459
Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28.5 mm, 15.72 g, 12 h), Commagene, 19-20. TI•CAESAR•DIVI• AVGVSTI•F• AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONT•MAXIM •COS•III• IMP•VII•TR• POT•XXII Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. RIC² 90. RPC I 3869. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 460
Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 13.73 g, 11 h), Commagene, 19-20. TI•CAESAR•DIVI• AVGVSTI•F• AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONT•MAXIM •COS•III• IMP•VII•TR• POT•XXII Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. RIC² 90. RPC I 3869. Brown surfaces and with a powerful and clear portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 461
Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 12.97 g, 12 h), Commagene, 19-20. TI•CAESAR•DIVI• AVGVSTI•F• AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONT•MAXIM •COS•III• IMP•VII•TR• POT•XXII Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. RIC² 90. RPC I 3869. Attractive brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 462
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 18.5 mm, 7.17 g, 6 h), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left. BN 213-219. BMC 67. Calicó 412. RIC² 52. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 463
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36.5 mm, 27.81 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to left. Rev. S - C / ROMA Roma, helmeted and draped, seated left on pile of arms, holding Victory in her right hand and resting her left on a parazonium. Cohen 262. BMC 178. RIC² 274. WCN 150. Glossy dark brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 464
Nero, 54-68. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.99 g, 5 h), Rome, 65-66. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. SALVS Salus seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera with her right hand. BMC 90. Cohen 314. RIC² 60. An attractive, lustrous and well-centered piece. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 465
Nero, 54-68. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 5 h), Rome, 67-68. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P P Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Aquila between two signa. BMC 107. BN 238. Cohen 356. RIC² 68. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 466
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.27 g, 7 h), indian mule imitation with an obverse of Nero combined with a reverse of Vespasian, late 1st - early 2nd century AD. NERO CAESAR AVG IMP Bare head of Nero to right. Rev. COS IIII Cornucopia. For the prototypes: for the obverse, cf. Nero RIC 21-42 (dated 60-64); and for the reverse, cf. Vespasian RIC 918 (dated 76-77). An interesting mule. Pierced twice in antiquity to be attached to a loop and restored since 2018, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 467
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.63 g), Carthage, circa October 68 - June 69. IMP AVG SER GALBA Laureate head of Galba to right, set on globe. Rev. VICTORIA PR S-C Victory standing to left on globe, holding palm frond in her left hand and wreath in her extended right. Cohen 331. BMC 272. BN 271. RIC 519. A bright and clear example; extremely rare. Rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 468
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.25 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. COS - VII Eagle with spread wings, standing facing on low garlanded cippus, turning its head to right. BMC 179. BN 159. Cohen 122. RIC² 845. Some deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 469
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.66 g, 6 h), Ephesos, 70. IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS II TR P P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. LIBERI IMP AVG VESPAS Titus and Domitian, veiled and togate, standing front, each with patera; Φ on the exergue. BMC 443. Cohen 249. RIC² 1411. RPC 819. Flan fault at 11° on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 85 CHF
Lot 470
Divus Vespasian, died 79. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.19 g, 6 h), struck under Titus, Rome, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS• Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Foreparts of two capricorns back to back, supporting a round shield inscribed S C; below, globe. BMC 129. BN 101. Cohen 497. RIC² 357 (Titus). Well-centered, well-struck, and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Damnatio for Titus or maybe Vespasian??
Lot 471
Titus, 79-81. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 24.30 g, 7 h), eastern mint, possibly in Thrace, 80-81. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. PAX AVGVST / S-C Pax standing to left, holding branch and cornucopia. RIC² 498. RPC II 501. A very interesting coin. Uncleaned deposits and with many contemporary, and one modern, slashes on both sides, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 472
Anonymous issues, time of Domitian to Antoninus Pius, 81-161. Quadrans (Copper, 14.5 mm, 2.32 g, 4 h), Rome. Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Mars to right . Rev. S-C Cuirass. Cohen -. RIC II (1st ed.) 19. Red-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 473
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.40 g, 6 h), Rome, 1 January -13 September 92. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XI Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXI COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing right on capital of rostral column, holding spear in her right hand and shield in her left; to right, owl. BMC 189-190. Cohen 274. RIC² 730. Sharp. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 474
Nerva, 96-98. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver plated bronze, 23.5 mm, 8.46 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, circa 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. COS - III Cult statue of Diana of Perge within distyle temple on a three-steps podium. RIC² 116. RPC III 1301. SNG von Aulock 6595. Woytek, Cistophore 3a. Plating broken in areas, exposing the bronze core, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 475
Trajan, 98-117. Quinarius (Silver, 15 mm, 1.64 g, 6 h), Rome, 107-111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with light drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch with her left. BMC 326. Cohen 79. RIC 133. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 476
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.25 g, 7 h), Rome, 112-113. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery over far shoulder. Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / ARAB ADQ Arabia standing left holding branch and bundle of cinnamon sticks; at feet to left, camel. Cohen 26. RIC 245. Woytek 396b. Well centered and clear; scarce, and with a fine portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 477
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 24.5 mm, 9.23 g, 7 h), Rome, for circulation in Syria, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VI P P Wreath containing large S C. BMC 1093-1094. Cohen 123. RIC 647. Woytek 937v. Very attractive green-black patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 478
Trajan, 98-117. Semis (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.18 g, 5 h), Rome, but for use in the East, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VII P P Wreath containing S C. BMC 1103-4. McAlee 520. RIC 650. Strack 479. Woytek 938v. A scarce denomination compared to the more common dupondii with the same types. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 479
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 23.5 mm, 8.35 g, 5 h), probably struck for use in the East, Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III / S C Roma, draped and helmeted, seated on pile of arms, holding Victory in her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. Cohen 346. RIC 666. Rare. With attractive earthen hightlights. Some scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 480
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.29 g, 7 h), Rome, 119-125. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III Galley to left. Cohen 1174. RIC 113. Clear and interesting. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 481
Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Orichalcum, 18 mm, 4.16 g, 5 h), probably struck for use in the East, Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III / S C Roma, draped and helmeted, seated on pile of arms, holding Victory in her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. Cohen 347. RIC 685. Rare. Some scratches and earthen highlights , otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished Sestertius of Hadrian
Lot 482
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 27.66 g, 5 h), For the legions of Syria, Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Draped bust of hadrian to left. Rev. EXERCITVS / SYRIACVS SC Hadrian on horseback right, extending hand to four soldiers standing left before, who hold standards. RIC II-3, 1962 (this coin cited). An extremely rare variety. Cleaning marks, especially in the fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 483
Antoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 12.5 mm, 3.17 g, 1 h), Rome, 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. BMC 160. Cohen 15 var (Aurelius bust type). RIC 417b. Nicely centered. Rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 484
Antoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h), Rome, 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. BMC 155. Cohen 15. RIC 417a. Nicely centered and with clear and attractive portraits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 485
Divus Antoninus Pius, died 161. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.94 g, 6 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, Rome, 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare head of the deified Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Eagle standing to right on garlanded altar, with its head turned to left. Cohen 155. BMC 48 (Marcus Aurelius). RIC 430 (Marcus Aurelius). Particularly sharp and well struck with a lovely iridescent tone and a fine portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 486
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.74 g, 7 h), struck under Antoninus Pius, Rome, 145-147. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. COS II Honos standing left, holding a branch in his right hand and cornucopia in his left. BMC 594. Cohen 110. RIC 429a (Antoninus Pius). A beautiful piece with a splendid portrait of the young prince, lightly and attractively toned. Reverse slightly weak and off-center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 487
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.16 g, 6 h), Rome, 163. M ANTONINVS AVG IMP II Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. PROV DEOR TR P XVII COS III Providentia standing facing, head left, holding globe and cornucopia. Cohen 523. RIC 68. Relatively scarce; well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 488
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.45 g, 6 h), Rome, 177. M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR P XXXI IMP VIII COS III P P Pile of captured German arms; in exergue, DE GERM. BMC 738. Cohen 156. RIC 363. Scarce and toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 489
Divus Marcus Aurelius, died 180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31.5 mm, 22.71 g, 12 h), consecration issue, struck under Commodus, Rome, 180. DIVVS• M• AN-TONINVS PIVS Bare head of the deified Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / S C Divus Marcus Aurelius, holding scepter, seated left on back of eagle flying right, holding thunderbolt in its talons. Banti 50. BMC 395. Cohen 94. RIC 660 (Commodus). Brown surfaces. Some roughness on the fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 490
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 7.37 g, 7 h), Rome, 163-164. •L•VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right, seen from behind. Rev. TR P IIII•IMP II COS II / ARMEN Mourning Armenia, wearing pointed cap, seated to left in front of a military trophy, supporting her head with her right hand and holding bow and quiver in her left. Biaggi 947. BMC 297 note (Aurelius and Verus). Calicó 2107. Cohen -. RIC 508 (Aurelius). Probably once mounted and holed and plugged, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 491
Commodus, 177-192. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 2.96 g, 6 h), Rome, 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Head of Commodus to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. HER-CVL / ROM-AN / AV-GV In three lines divided by upright club; all within wreath. Cohen 190. RIC 251. Interesting portrait. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 492
Pescennius Niger, 193-194. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.19 g, 12 h), Antioch. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER [IVS AVG COS] II Laureate head of Pescennius Niger to right. Rev. BONI EVENTVS Bonus Eventus standing right, holding plate of fruit in his right hand and two grain ears in his left. BMC -. Cohen 10 var (obverse legend). RIC 5c note. Extremely rare. An attractive piece with a fine portrait. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 493
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.41 g, 12 h), Emesa (Homs), 194-195. IMP CA L SEP SEV PER AVG COS II Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VI-C-T-OR AVG Victory advancing to right, holding military trophy in both hands. RIC 423 var (obverse legend of 404a). A very rare, possibly unpublished, variety. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 494
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.60 g, 5 h), Rome, 204. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG VI Liberalitas standing to left, holding abacus and cornucopia. BMC 345. Cohen 298. RIC 276. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 495
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.28 g, 12 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 199. IMP CAE M AVR ANT AVG P TR P II Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes advancing left, holding a flower and raising her skirt. Cohen 600. RIC 341. With an attractive early portrait of Caracalla. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 496
Caracalla, 198-217. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 15.36 g, 12 h), Rome, 211. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Radiate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. FORT RED P M TR P XIIII COS IIII P P / SC Fortuna seated to left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopia with her left; under seat, wheel. Cohen 88. RIC 485b. Earthen highlights as found. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 497
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.59 g, 6 h), Rome, 203-208. GETA CAES PONT COS Bareheaded and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. VOTA PVBLICA Geta, togate, standing left, sacrificing over a tripod altar. Cohen 230. RIC 38b. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 498
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.03 g, 12 h), Rome, 218. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI Jupiter, nude, standing facing, his head turned to left, holding thunderbolt in his left hand and scepter in his right. BMC 17. Cohen 33. RIC 72. An attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 499
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.72 g, 7 h), Rome, 218. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. VICTOR ANTONINI AVG Victory walking left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. BMC 36. Cohen 291. RIC 155. With a wonderful -almost mature- portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 500
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.64 g, 12 h), Rome, 219. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. MARS V-ICTOR Mars advancing right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy with his left. BMC 21. Cohen 113. RIC 123. Well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 501
Elagabalus, 218-222. As (Copper, 26 mm, 9.66 g, 12 h). IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from the rear. Rev. MVNIFICENTIA AVG / SC Elephant standing to right, raising trunk; above, star. BMC 371. Cohen 118. RIC 365. Very rare. Striking crack at 3h on the obverse and a few uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 502
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.83 g, 12 h), Rome, 223. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Salus seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand to feed a snake coiled around an altar to left, and resting her left arm on the back of her throne. BMC 117-122. Cohen 239. RIC 32. Lightly toned and beautifully struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 503
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.53 g, 6 h), Rome, 226. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Emperor standing left, sacrificing over a tripod and holding a scroll. BMC 374. Cohen 289. RIC 55. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 504
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 2.93 g, 5 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirased bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. MARS VLTOR Mars advancing to right, holding shield and spear. BMC 831-832. Cohen 161. RIC 246. Very sharp, bright and lustrous; struck on a broad flan. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 505
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.01 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing front, head to left, holding two grain ears in her right hand and cornucopia with her left; on ground to left, modius. BMC 875-878. Cohen 501 var. RIC 250. Bright and clear. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 506
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.49 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, with very slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing facing, head turned to left, holding two grain ears in her right hand and cornucopia with her left; on ground to left, modius. BMC 875-878. Cohen 501 var. RIC 250. Bright and clear; mint luster. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 507
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 19.44 g, 12 h), 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 cornucopia with her left. Banti 147. BMC 881. Cohen 503. RIC 642. Attractive, natural light green surfaces as found. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 508
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 16.90 g, 12 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Alexander Severus with drapery over far shoulder. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / S C Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. Banti 162. RIC 648. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 509
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5, grandmother of Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.51 g, 12 h), Rome, 220-222. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right, her hair bound in a bun at the back. Rev. SAECVLI FELICITAS Felicitas standing facing, her head to left, holding patera over burning altar in her right hand and long caduceus in her left; to right, star of eight rays. BMC 79. Cohen 45. RIC 271. With an elderly portrait. Struck from a very worn reverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 510
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 17.99 g, 1 h), 224. IVLIA MAMA-EA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. VENVS FELIX / S C Venus seated left on high backed throne, holding Cupid in her right hand and long scepter in her left. BMC 197. Cohen 69. RIC 701. Nicely patinated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 511
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.13 g, 7 h), Rome, 228. IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICI-TAS PVBLICA Felicitas standing facing with her legs crossed, her head turned to left, leaning on column and holding caduceus in her right hand. BMC 483. Cohen 17. RIC 335. A most attractive example, bright, and struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 512
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 21.34 g, 12 h), struck under her son, Alexander Severus, Rome, 228. IVLIA MAMA-EA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S C Felicitas standing front, head to left, legs crossed, holding a caduceus in her right hand and leaning on column with her left elbow. BMC 487. Cohen 21. RIC 676. A well centered and clear Sestertius with a nice portrait. Skillfully cleaned and repatinated, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 513
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.71 g, 12 h), struck under Severus Alexander, Rome, 231. IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; at her feet to left, shield. BMC 716-717 (Severus Alexander). Cohen 76. RIC 358 (Severus Alexander). Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 514
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.03 g, 12 h), Rome, March 235 - January 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding reversed spear in his left. BMC 77. Cohen 55. RIC 3. Very sharply struck and with a fine portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 515
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.21 g, 1 h), Rome, March 235 - January 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding reversed spear in his left. BMC 77. Cohen 55. RIC 3. Sharply struck and with a fine portrait. Reverse slightly weak, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 516
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.86 g, 1 h), Rome, 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and transverse scepter in her left. BMC 68. Cohen 31. RIC 12. Bright and sharp, with a bold portrait in high relief. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 517
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.24 g, 7 h), Rome, 235-236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding wand with her right hand and cornucopia with her left; at her feet to left, globe. BMC 86. Cohen 77. RIC 13. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 518
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.02 g, 12 h), Rome, 236-238. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right, seen from behind. Rev. VICT-ORIA GERM Victory standing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left; at her feet to left, German captive. BMC 186. Cohen 107. RIC 23. Sharp, clear, lightly toned and well-centered. Tiny die break on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 519
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 2.19 g, 5 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right, seen from behind. Rev. VICT-ORIA GERM Victory standing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left; at her feet to left, German captive. BMC 186. Cohen 107. RIC 23. Struck on a broad flan, with a clear and attractive reverse. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 520
Diva Paulina, died before 235. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.71 g, 12 h), Rome. DIVA PAVLINA Veiled and draped bust of Diva Paulina to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Peacock in splendor. BMC 135. Cohen 1. RIC 1. Well centered. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 521
Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.30 g, 5 h), struck under his father, Maximinus I, Rome, 235-236. IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Lituus, knife, jug, simpulum and sprinkler. BMC 118. Cohen 1. RIC 1. Toned . Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 522
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.87 g, 6 h), Rome, 239. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. VIR-TV-S AVG Virtus standing to left, holding olive branch and transverse spear; shield at his side to right. Cohen 383. RIC 39. With an attractive portrait of the youthful emperor. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 43 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Rare Antoninianus of Gordian III
Lot 523
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 2.99 g, 7 h), Rome, March -May 240. IMP CAES GORDIANVS PIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing to left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopia with her left. Cohen 22. RIC 51. Rare with this obverse legend. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 524
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 4.27 g, 7 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILIT Concordia seated right on throne, holding a patera in her outstretched right hand and double cornucopia in her left. Cohen 62. RIC 65. Sharply struck and well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 525
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.50 g, 1 h), Rome, 239-240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory and spear. Cohen 314. RIC 70. Attractive, well centered and clear. Scratch on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 526
Gordian III, 238-244. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.61 g, 6 h), Rome, 240-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. AETER-NITATI AVG Radiate Sol, naked but for cloak over his shoulders, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left. Calicó 3186. RIC 97. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 527
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.59 g, 5 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG N Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and rudder with her left. Cohen 120. RIC 113. A most attractive example with a particularly nice portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 528
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 23 mm, 3.39 g, 1 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG N Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and rudder with her left. Cohen 120. RIC 113. Toned. Some deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 529
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.94 g, 12 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTI Pietas standing left, raising both hands. Cohen 186. RIC 129. Sharp, lustrous and bright; an appealing example with a fine portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 530
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.95 g, 2 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus standing to right, feeding snake in her right hand from a patera held in her left. Cohen 325. RIC 129a. Very sharp and bright with original luster. Obverse die clash on the reverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 531
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 4.33 g, 1 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. FORTVNA REDYX Fortuna seated to left on throne, holding rudder and cornucopia. Cohen 97. RIC 210. Sharply struck, bright and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 532
Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 19.14 g, 1 h), Rome, 244. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AETER / S-C Victory standing left, holding palm frond and shield set on a mourning captive seated to left. Banti 105. Cohen 351. RIC 337a. Lovely brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 533
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 4.67 g, 6 h), a contemporary. perhaps Balkan, imitation of a issue minted in Rome in 239-240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVG Sol standing facing, turning his head to left, holding globe in his left hand and raising his right hand. For prototype cf. Cohen 167 & RIC 213. An interesting imitation, of very good quality. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 534
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.69 g, 6 h), Rome, 246. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGG Aequitas standing to left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopia with her left. Cohen 9. RIC 27b. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 535
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 20.5 mm, 4.63 g, 6 h), Antioch, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip to left. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS II P P Philip standing left, holding baton and sacrificing over lighted altar. RIC - (cf. 75b but portrait to left and issued during his first consulate). A superb, bright and extremely sharp coin; a great rarity. Flan crack and die break on reverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 536
Philip I, AD 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.64 g, 1 h), Antioch, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS II PP Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. Cohen 135. RIC 76. Bold and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 537
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 3.66 g, 1 h), struck on the 1000th anniversary of Rome, Rome, 248. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. SAECVLARES AVGG Cippus inscribed with COS III. Cohen 193. RIC 24c. Well struck and centered. Some uncleaned deposits and a flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 538
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.66 g, 1 h), fourrée (?), Antioch, 249. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P VI COS P P Felicitas standing facing, head to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. Cohen 75. RIC 78 var. (bust orientation). Well struck, bright and sharp. Obverse die clash on the reverse, and possible traces of a base metal core, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 539
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 16.04 g, 1 h), struck under Philip I, Rome, 246. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, wearing stephane. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG / S C Concordia seated to left, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopia with her left. Banti 4. Cohen 10. RIC 203a (Philip I). Most attractive natural light green surfaces. Lightly struck obverse and some uncleaned deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 540
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23.5 mm, 3.82 g, 6 h), struck under Philip I, Rome, 247. M OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 16. RIC 129 (Philip I). An attractive piece, struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 541
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.98 g, 6 h), Rome, 246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Radiate, and draped bust of Philip to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINCIPI IV-VENT Philip II in military dress, standing left, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear with his left. Cohen 48 var. RIC 218d var. (bust cuirassed in both references). Attractive. Matte surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 542
Philip II, as Augustus, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 5.14 g, 12 h), Antioch, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS P P Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus in her right hand and cornucopia with her left. Cohen -. RIC 232. Sharp, bright and fresh. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 543
Philip II, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.00 g, 1 h), issued to commemorate the Ludi Saeculares, celebrating the 1000th anniversary of Rome, Rome, 248. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. SAECVLARES AVGG / III Goat with short horns walking to left. Cohen 72. RIC 224. Well struck and clear. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 544
Philip II, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23.5 mm, 4.87 g, 7 h), Antioch, 249. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P VI COS P P Philip II standing to left, holding baton and sacrificing over altar to his left. Cohen 40. RIC 236. A superb, bright and extremely sharp coin. Flan crack, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 545
Philip II, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.22 g, 11 h), Rome, 249. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVGG III Philip I and Philip II seated left on curule chairs, extending their right hands; Philip I holds a short scepter in his left hand. Cohen 17. RIC 230. Well-centered example with an unusual and interesting reverse. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 546
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.38 g, 7 h), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right, seen from behind. Rev. ABVNDANTIA AVG Abundantia standing facing, head turned to right, emptying cornucopia which she holds in both hands. Cohen 2. RIC 10b. With a good portrait. Some flat striking, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 547
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 4.27 g, 11 h), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius to right. Rev. DACIA Dacia standing to left, holding donkey-headed staff. Cohen 16. RIC 12b. Lustrous and sharp, with a fine portrait. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 548
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 3.88 g, 1 h), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG Trajan Decius on horse pacing to left, raising his right hand and holding short sceptre in his left. Cohen 4. RIC 11b. With a good portrait. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 549
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.42 g, 7 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome, early 251. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, set on crescent. Rev. FECVNDITAS AVG Fecunditas standing to left. Cohen 8. RIC 55b. Sharp and clear. Some flan faults and marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 550
Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 4.01 g, 7 h), Rome, 250. Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C Radiate and draped bust right . Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS Herennius standing left, holding baton and transverse spear. RIC IV 147c (Decius). RSC 26. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 551
Hostilian, as Caesar, 250-251. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 3.74 g, 6 h), Rome, 251. C VALES (sic!) HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IV-VENTVTIS Hostilian, in military dress, standing to left, holding baton in his right hand and spear in his left. Biaggi 1406 (same dies). Cohen 37 var. (VALENS). Calicó 3318 (but misdescribed). de Sartiges 343 (same dies). Mazzini 37v (same dies). RIC 181a (but misdescribed). Same dies as Nomos 16 (2018), 203. Extremely rare, perhaps only the third known example. Obverse slightly off center; some edge scrapes and possibly once mounted, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 5000 CHF
Lot 552
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 23.5 mm, 3.14 g, 5 h), Rome, 252. IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. IVNO MARTIALIS Juno seated to left, holding grain ears in her right hand and scepter in her left. Cohen 46 (Mediolanum). RIC 69 (Mediolanum). With a bold portrait. Toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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