obolos 16
11. October 2020
Webauction
Lot 414
SCYTHIA. Tyra. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.68 g, 8 h). AYT K M AYP CEY-HPOC ANTΩN-I[N] Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. TY-PANΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen - (but cf. 119). Zograph -. A very rare coin from a rarely encountered mint. Unpublished in the standard references. Dark green patina with a few light earthen deposits, well-centered. Very fine.
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Lot 415
MOESIA INFERIOR. Callatis. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.42 g, 7 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩΝЄΙΝΟC Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. KAΛ-ΛΑΤΙΑ-ΝΩΝ Dionysos, holding filleted thyrsos over his left shoulder with his left hand, seated atop panther walking to right. AMNG I/1 -. RPC IV Online - (but cf. 4305 for a similar issue of Faustina Junior). Varbanov -. Apparently unpublished. Green patina with earthen deposits. Light roughness, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 416
MOESIA INFERIOR. Dionysopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Pentassarion (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 10.28 g, 1 h). AY K Λ CΕΠ CEYHPOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΙΟΝYCΟΠ-ΟΛEΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos; in right field, Є (denomination). AMNG I/1 375. Varbanov 467. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 417
MOESIA INFERIOR. Dionysopolis. Geta, 209-212. Pentassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 6.74 g, 1 h). AY K Π CЄΠ [ΓЄT]AC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΔΙΟΝΩCΟΠ-ΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; in right field, Є (denomination). AMNG II -. Cf. Varbanov 489 (with panther). Quite rare and possibly unpublished. Green patina. Fair.
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Lot 418
MOESIA INFERIOR. Callatis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Pentassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 10.51 g, 6 h), circa 193-194. AVT K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC ΠEP-T Radiate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. KAΛΛ-Α-ΤΙΑΝΩΝ Dionysos, holding thyrsos over shoulder with left hand, seated atop panther walking to right; in left field, Є (mark of value). AMNG I/1 304, pl. II, 14 (same dies). Varbanov 278 (this coin). Light brown patina; fine bronze. Very fine.
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Lot 419
MOESIA INFERIOR. Dionysopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Pentassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 10.81 g, 1 h). AVT K [M] / ANTΩNIOC Γ[ΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC AVΓ] Confronted busts of Gordian III to right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed and Serapis to left, wearing kalathos and draped. Rev. ΔΙΟΝΥCO-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩN Dionysos standing facing, head left, pouring wine from kantharos held in right hand to panther at his feet to left, and holding thyrsos in left hand; in right field, E. AMNG I/1 391. Varbanov 543. Green patina. Obverse slightly off-center, minor porosity and light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 420
MOESIA INFERIOR. Dionysopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Pentassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.82 g, 1 h). AVT K M / ANTΩNIOC [ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝ]ΟC AVΓ Confronted busts of Gordian III to right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed and Serapis to left, wearing kalathos and draped. Rev. ΔΙΟΝΥCO-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos; in right field, E (denomination mark). AMNG I/1 391. Varbanov 543. Green patina. Obverse slightly off-center, minor porosity and light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 421
MOESIA INFERIOR. Istrus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd century. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.60 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. [IC]-TP-HNΩ[Ν] Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. Cf. AMNG I/1 483. SNG BM -. SNG Stancomb -. Reddish-brown surfaces with light earthen deposits. Flan flaw on reverse. Very fine.
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Lot 422
MOESIA INFERIOR. Istrus. Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.66 g, 6 h). KPICΠINA CЄBACTH Draped bust of Crispina to right. Rev. IC[T]PI-HNΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. RPC IV Online temp. 7791.2 (this coin). Varbanov 606. Rare. Apple-green patina. Small chips in the patina, light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 423
MOESIA INFERIOR. Istrus. Caracalla, 198-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.12 g, 7 h). AVT K M AVP C-[EY] ANTΩNIN-OC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ICTPI-HNΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. AMNG I/1 507. Varbanov 637. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 424
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 27 mm, 9.66 g, 12 h), struck under the consular legate, Aurelius Gallus, 201/2. AY K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC Π Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. Y (AY) ΓAΛΛOΥ MAP-KIANOΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. H&J 6.14.8.2. Varbanov 746 (same obv. die as illustrated). Brown patina. Flan crack and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 425
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 27 mm, 13.38 g, 12 h), struck under the consular legate, Julius Faustinianus, circa 207-210. AY K CЄΠΤΙ CЄYHPOC Π Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. (ΥΠ) ΦΑΥCΤΙΝΙΑΝΟ[Υ] MAPKIANOΠΟΛΙ/ΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. Cf. H&J 6.14.8.4 (obv. legend). Varbanov 784. Dark green patina with a few light earthen encrustations. Bold portrait. Good very fine.
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Lot 426
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Caracalla, with Julia Domna, 198-217. Pentassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.35 g, 1 h), struck under the consular legate, Quintillianus, 215. ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΟC ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ Laureate head of Caracalla to right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna to left. Rev. ΥΠ ΚΥΙΝΤΙΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Dionysos, holding filleted thyrsos in his right hand, seated on the back of a panther walking to right; Є (denomination) in the left field. H&J 6.19.8.1. Varbanov 1021. Dark olive-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 427
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 27 mm, 13.17 g, 7 h), struck under the consular legate, Aurelius Gallus, 203. AY MAP AYPH ANTΩNIN[OC] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. Y AY ΓAΛΛOΥ MAP-K-IANOΠΟΛΙΤΩ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, pouring wine from kantharos held in his right hand, and holding long filleted thyrsos in his left hand. H&J 6.18.8.1. Cf. Varbanov 916 (legends). Dark green patina. Flan crack at 3h, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 428
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 10.84 g, 1 h). [ΛΟY CΕΠΤ] ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. Y AY ΓΑΛΛΟV MAPKIA[NOΠO]ΛITΩN Dionysos standing facing, head left, pouring wine from kantharos held in right hand, and holding thyrsos in left hand. H&J 6.22.8.2. Varbanov 1090. Green patina. Overstruck, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 429
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.58 g, 1 h), struck under the consular legate, Aurelius Gallus, 201/2. [ΛΟΥ CΕΠ] ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. Y AY ΓΑΛΛ[OY MAPK]IANOΠΟΛITΩN Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. H&J 6.22.8.2. Varbanov 1090. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 430
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Macrinus, with Diadumenian, Caesar, 217-218. Pentassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.88 g, 6 h), struck under the consular legate, Pontianus. ΑΥΤ Κ ΟΠΕΛΛΙ CΕΥ ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC Κ Μ ΟΠΕΛΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right, facing bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to left. Rev. ΥΠ ΠΟΝΤΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΡ-ΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙ/ΤΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding grape bunch in his right hand, and filleted thyrsos in his left; in left field, E (denomination). Cf. H&J 6.24.8.1 (obverse legend). Cf. Varbanov 1182 (kantharos in place of grapes). Green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 431
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Diadumenian, Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h). M ΟΠΕΛΛΙΟC ΑΝΤΩ(ΝΕ)ΙΝΟC Bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Grape bunch and tendrils on stem. H&J 6.25.8.2. Cf. Varbanov 1318 (bust). Dark brown patina. Flan crack; minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 432
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. Pentassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 9.07 g, 12 h), struck under the consular legate Julius Antonius Seleucus. AYT K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC A(YΓ) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΥΠ Ι(ΟΥ)Λ ΑΝΤ CΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΛΙΤ(ΩΝ) Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding grape bunch in his right hand, and thyrsos in his left. H&J 6.26.8.1. Varbanov 1513. Greenish-brown patina. Some striking weakness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 433
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 1.89 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ(ΩΝ)ΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤ(ΩΝ) Grape bunch on stem to right. H&J 8.26.8.4. Varbanov 1384. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 434
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.40 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ(ΩΝ)ΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Grape bunch on stem to right. H&J 8.26.8.4. Varbanov 1384. Dark brownish-green patina; well-centered. Very fine.
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Lot 435
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.27 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. Μ(ΑΡ)ΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤ(ΩΝ) Grape bunch on stem to left. H&J 8.26.8.2. Varbanov 1384. Dark green patina. Earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 436
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.76 g, 1 h). [ΑΥΤ Κ Μ] ΑΥΡHΛ ΑΝΤ(ΩΝE)ΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤ(ΩΝ) Basket containing fruits. H&J 6.26.52.1. Varbanov 1387. Green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 437
MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa, 218-222. Pentassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 12.90 g, 1 h), struck under the consular legate Julius Antonius Seleucus. AYT K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ ΙΟYΛΙΑ ΜΑΕCA AVΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right, facing diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa to left. Rev. ΥΠ ΙΟΥΛ ΑΝΤ CΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΛΙ/ΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, pouring down wine from a kantharos held in his right hand, and holding filleted thyrsos with his left; in right field, E (denomination). H&J 6.28.8.1. Varbanov 1623. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 438
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.37 g, 12 h), struck under the governor, M. Antonius Zeno, 139-144. ΑY Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. HΓE ZENΩΝ ΝΕΙΚΟΠΟΛΕΙ Bunch of grapes on vine with large grape leaf partially obscuring the grape bunch. H&J 8.6.8.3 (same dies as illustrated). RPC -. Cf. Varbanov 2119-20 (legends). Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 439
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 4.13 g, 7 h). [Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ]-ΟC ΚΟΜΟΔΟC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. NEIKOΠΟΛ ΠΡΟC ICTPON Dionysos standing facing, head to left, pouring wine from kantharos held in his right hand, and holding thyrsos with his left. Cf. H&J 8.10.8.1 (rev. legend). RPC IV Online temp. 3501. Varbanov -. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 440
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.06 g, 7 h), struck under the consular legate Aurelius Gallus, 201-203. AY K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC Π Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. YΠ AYP ΓAΛΛOY N-I-KOΠOΛEITΩN / ΠPC ICTPO (sic!) Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding grape bunch with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned towards the grape that Dionysos is presenting. Cf. H&J 8.14.8.4 (rev. legend). Varbanov -. Light green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 441
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.88 g, 7 h). AY KAI CE CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤ ΠΡΟC ΙCT Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding grape bunch in right hand, thyrsos in left. H&J 8.14.8.9. Varbanov 2378. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 442
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.01 g, 1 h). AY Λ CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΝΙ[ΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ]Ν ΠΡΟC ΙC Vase with two handles. H&J 8,14,52,1. Varbanov 2495. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 443
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.29 g, 1 h). AY KAI CΕ CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. NIKOΠΟΛITΩΝ ΠΡΟC ICTP Kantharos. Cf. H&J 8.14.52.1 (rev. legend). Varbanov -. Brown patina. Nearly fine.
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Lot 444
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.23 g, 2 h). AY KAI CE CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤ-ΩΝ ΠΡΟC Ι[CTP] Apollo or Bonus Eventus standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, laurel branch in left. H&J 8.14.7.7. Varbanov 2547. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 445
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 10.56 g, 4 h), struck under the consular legate, Aurelius Gallus, 201-203. IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟ-ΜΝΑ [CΕBA] Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. YΠA ΑΥΡ ΓΑΛΛΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤΡΟ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding grape bunch with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned towards the grape that Dionysos is presenting. H&J 8.17.8.1. Varbanov 2897. Brownish-green patina. Rough area on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 446
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.19 g, 7 h). IOYΛΙΑ CΕΒACTH Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤΡ[O] Basket containing grape clusters. H&J 8.17.52.4. Cf. Varbanov 2844 (obverse legend). Brown patina; scarce type. Very fine.
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Lot 447
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.93 g, 1 h). IOYΛΙΑ Δ-ΟΜΝΑ CΕΒ Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤΡΟ Kantharos. H&J 8.17.52.5. Varbanov 2869. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 448
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.04 g, 7 h). IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CΕ Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding grape bunch in his right hand and thyrsos in his left. H&J 8.17.8.2. Cf. Varbanov 2833 (rev. legend). Dark green patina. Some rough areas, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 449
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Caracalla, 197-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.37 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrate Flavius Ulpianus. AY K M AYP - ANTΩNINOC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. Y ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY N-I-KOΠOΛI ΠPOC I Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos. Unpublished but cf. AMNG 1671 for a similar issue for Geta. A wonderful example with a bold portrait of Caracalla. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 450
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.09 g, 1 h). AV K M AYP ANTΩNIN-OC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. NIKOΠΟΛITΩN ΠPOC ICT Grape bunch and tendril, on stem. Cf. H&J 8.18.8.13 (legends). Cf. Varbanov 3014 (bust). Earthen green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 451
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.53 g, 1 h). MAP AY ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. [NIKOΠΟΛI]T ΠPOC ICTPO[Ν] Grape bunch. H&J -. Varbanov -. Possibly unpublished variety. Dark green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 452
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus, 217-218. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.36 g, 6 h), struck under the consular legate Statius Longinus. AYT K M ΟΠEΛ CEΥ-Η ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΥΠ CΤΑ ΛΟΝΓΙΝΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΙC Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding grape bunch in his right hand and filleted thyrsos in his left. H&J 8.23.8.2. Pick 1755. Varbanov 3453 (this coin illustrated). Excellent portrait and nice dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 453
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus, 217-218. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.55 g, 6 h), struck under the consular legate Statius Longinus. [AYT K M] ΟΠEΛ CEΥ ΜΑΚΡEIΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΥΠ CΤΑ Λ[ΟΝΓΙΝΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΠ]ΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC Ι Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. Cf. H&J 8.23.8.5 (bust). Cf. Varbanov 3440 (bust). Lovely green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 454
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus, 217-218. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.62 g, 1 h). AYT K M OΠEΛ [CEY] MAKPEINOC Laureate head of Macrinus to right. Rev. NIKOΠΟΛITΩΝ ΠΡΟ I[CT] Club. Cf. H&J 8.23.8.6 (legends). Cf. Varbanov 3322 (same). Dark green patina. Pitting and roughness, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 455
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Diadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.86 g, 7 h), struck under Macrinus. M OΠEΛ ΔIAΔOYMENIA-NOC K Bare head of Diadumenian to right. Rev. NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPON Grape bunch on vine. AMNG I 1886. H&J 8.25.8.8. Varbanov 3622. Lovely natural dark-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 456
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Elagabalus, 218-222. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.44 g, 6 h). AY K M AYP ANTΩΝΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. NIKOΠΟ-ΛITΩΝ ΠΡΟC Grape bunch. H&J 8.26.8.15. Varbanov 3799. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 457
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.85 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤΡΟΝ Basket containing three bunches of grapes. H&J 8.26.52.1. Cf. Varbanov 3821-2 (obverse legend). Dark brown patina. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, very fine/about extremely fine.
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Lot 458
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.58 g, 6 h). [N]ЄIKO-ΠΟΛΙ[TΩΝ]. Rev. [Π]POC I-CTPON Amphora. H&J 8.0.52.1. Dark green and brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 459
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.91 g, 1 h). NЄIKOΠΟ-Λ-ЄΙ Helmeted bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΠPOC ICTPON Grape bunch on stem. H&J 8.0.8.3 (same dies as illustrated). Green patina; well-centered and struck on good metal. Good very fine.
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Lot 460
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.27 g, 10 h). Turreted and draped bust of Nike-Tyche right, palm branch over far shoulder. Rev. ΠPOC IC-TRON Kantharos. H&J 8.0.52.3. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 461
MOESIA INFERIOR. Tomis. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 9.29 g, 1 h). [Π CΕΠ]ΤΙ ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bare head of Geta to right. Rev. MH-TPO ΠΟΝ-ΤΟY TOMEΩC Male figure standing in cart drawn left by a bull to left, preceded by a female figure running to left (Pluto and Persephone?); in field above, Δ (denomination). AMNG I 2972. Varbanov 5079. Brown patina; unusual reverse. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 462
MOESIA INFERIOR. Tomis. Severan Period, 193-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.23 g, 12 h). KTICTHC TOMOC Head of the homonymous founder of Tomis to right. Rev. TOMEΩC Grape bunch on vine. AMNG I 2569. Two-toned greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 463
MOESIA INFERIOR. Tomis. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 14.53 g, 6 h). M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC KAICAP Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. MH TPO-Π ΠΟ/ΝΤΟY TOME/ΩC Griffin seated to left, placing his raised right forepaw on a wheel; in right field, Δ. AMNG I 3620. Varbanov 5781 (same dies as illustrated). A handsome coin with a dark green patina. Light die shift on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 464
THRACE. Anchialus. Commodus, 177-192. Diassarion (Bronze, 24.5 mm, 7.22 g, 6 h), circa 180. AY KAI Λ AY KOMOΔOC Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. AΓXIA-ΛЄΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, partly draped, holding kantharos in his right hand, and being supported by satyr holding filleted thyrsos in his left hand. AMNG I -. RPC IV Online temp. 11114. Varbanov -. Green patina; rare and very unusual reverse type; only two examples known. Very fine.
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Lot 465
THRACE. Anchialus. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.66 g, 7 h). Π CEΠT ΓETAC K Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. AΓXI-AΛE-ΩN Kantharos. AMNG II -. Varbanov 448. Green patina with lighter highlights on the reverse. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 466
THRACE. Anchialus. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.74 g, 7 h). [Π] CEΠTI ΓETAC K Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. AΓXIA-ΛEΩN Grape bunch on vine. AMNG II 552. Varbanov 427. Brown patina. Surface roughness, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 467
THRACE. Anchialus. Gordian III, 238-244. Pentassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.02 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Ulpian. AYT K M AN-T ΓOPΔIANOC (AVΓ) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. OYΛΠΙΑ(NΩ)-Ν ΑΓΧΙΑΛΕ-(ΩN) Purse and prize urn containing two palm branches set on agomistic table below which an amphora; in upper left field, E (denomination). AMNG II 639; Varbanov 662 (same obverse die as illustrated). Earthen green patina. A few deposits and centring mark on table edge, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 468
THRACE. Augusta Traiana. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.22 g, 7 h). AY KAI Λ AYΡH-ΛIOC OYHPOC Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. AYΓ[OYCT]H TPAIANHC Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding branch in his right hand, and resting his – thyrsos holding – left arm on a column; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos. Schönert-Geiss 94 (V37/R 76). RPC IV Online temp. 10455 (same dies). Varbanov 905. Dark green patina. Well-centered and attractive portrait and with an interesting statue-like depiction of Dionysos. Good very fine.
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Lot 469
THRACE. Augusta Traiana. Caracalla, 198-217. Pentassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 14.59 g, 1 h). AYT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. AYΓOYCTH-[C TP]AIAN/HC Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos. Schönert-Geiss 318. Varbanov 1114. Dark green patina. Fine.
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Lot 470
THRACE. Augusta Traiana. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.38 g, 6 h). Π CΕΠΤΙ ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. AYΓOYCTHC TPAIANHC Basket full with fruits. Schönert-Geiss 405. Varbanov 1301. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 471
THRACE. Bizya. Time of Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.40 g, 6 h). ΔΙΟΝΥС-Ω ΚΤΙСΤΗ Dionysos seated to right on throne, holding grape bunch in his right hand and a single grape in his left; behind to left, vine. Rev. ΒΙΖΥΗΝ-ωΝ Tyche standing left, holding uncertain objects; to left, river god reclining right, holding reed in his left hand. Jurukova 165. RPC III 736. A few uncleaned deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 472
THRACE. Bizya. Time of Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.71 g, 7 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. BIZY-HNΩN Nude Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in right hand and wineskin in his left. BMC 1-2. RPC Online, 4546. Youroukova 168. Dark green patina; scarce type. Fine.
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Lot 473
THRACE. Bizya. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.23 g, 6 h). M IOVΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC KAIC Bare head of Philip II to right. Rev. BIZV(HN)-ΩN Silenos standing right, pouring wine from wineskin into vase to right. Jurukova 157. Varbanov 1606. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 474
THRACE. Bizya. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Assarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.51 g, 5 h). M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC KAIC Bare head of Philip II to right. Rev. BIZY-HNΩN Silenos standing right, pouring wine from wineskin into vase to right. Jurukova 157. Varbanov 1606. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 475
THRACE. Byzantium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 4.94 g, 1 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. BVZA-NTIΩN Grape bunch on vine with leaf to left and tendril to right. Cf. Schönert-Geiss 2114-6 (V19/R-). Dark brown surfaces. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 476
THRACE. Byzantium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.99 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate, Frodo, circa 222-235. Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΕΠ ΦΡΟΝΤ(ΩΝ)Ο-C ΒVΖΑΝΤΙ(ΩΝ) Grape bunch on vine. Schönert-Geiss 2123 (V21/R44). Dark surfaces. Light pitting on the obverse, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 477
THRACE. Deultum. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.91 g, 7 h). [IMP C M A]VR SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. COL [F]L PA-C DEVLT The Satyr Marsyas advancing to right, extending his right hand in greeting and holding wineskin over his shoulder with his left hand. Draganov 418 (O44/R83). Varbanov 2319. Youroukova 143. Brown patina. Good fine.
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Lot 478
THRACE. Deultum. Maximinus I, 235-238. Assarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 4.35 g, 7 h). IMP MAXIMINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right. Rev. C F / P D Herakles reclining to left, holding apple in right hand, club in left, on back of lion walking to right. Draganov 774a (O89/R586; this coin). Varbanov 2441. Youroukova -. Green patina. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 479
THRACE. Deultum. Philip I, 244-249. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.70 g, 7 h). IMP M IVL P-HILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. COL FL PA-C DEVLT The Satyr Marsyas advancing to right, extending right hand in greeting and holding wineskin over shoulder in left. Draganov 1644 (O60/R93). Varbanov 3033. Youroukova 446. Brown surfaces. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 480
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.39 g, 12 h). AV T AI Α[Δ]ΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. [AΔΡΙ]ΑΝΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤ[ΩΝ] Grape bunch and vine leaf on stem. RPC IV Online temp. 10529. Varbanov 3156. Youroukova 33. Green patina. Encrustations on obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 481
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 11.80 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP CEY ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΑΔΡIΑΝO-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Pan standing facing, head to left, holding lagobolon over shoulder in his right hand, skin draped over left arm, left foot on panther lying on its back. Varbanov 3567. Youroukova 320 (V167/R310). Green patina. A forceful portrait and an interesting reverse. Very fine.
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Lot 482
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 11.10 g, 1 h). AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC A(YΓ) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΑΔΡῙΑ-ΝΟ/ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Youthful Dionysos, holding thyrsos in his right hand, reclining to left, on the back of a panther walking to right. Varbanov 4004. Youroukova 482 (V231/R468). Green patina; unusual reverse depiction of Dionysos. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 483
THRACE. Mesembria. Philip I with Otacilia Severa, 244-249. (Bronze, 28 mm, 10.65 g, 6 h). AYT M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ M ΩTAKIΛ CEBHPA Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian and draped bust of Tranquillina, wearing stephane, facing each other. Rev. MECAMBPIANΩN Dionysos standing to left, holding long filleted thyrsus with his left hand and pouring from a kantharos held on his right. Varbanov 4237. Slightly rough and uncleaned surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 484
THRACE. Pautalia. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h). ΑYΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑYΡ ΟYΗΡΟC Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. ΠΑYΤΑ-ΛΙΩΤΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated to right in cradle, extending both his arms; behind him, filleted thyrsos. RPC IV Online temp. 10180 (this coin). Cf. Ruzicka 173. Varbanov 4515. Very rare – one of just two known specimens. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 485
THRACE. Pautalia. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.27 g, 8 h). AVT KAI M AVPH ANTΩNINOC Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΠΑVΤΑΛΙ-ΩΤΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated to right in cradle, resting his right hand on back of cradle and holding filleted thyrsos with his left. Cf. RPC IV Online temp. 8790 (bust). Cf. Ruzicka 60 (bust). Cf. Varbanov 4455 corr (bust). Nice brown patina. Very rare and seemingly unpublished. Very fine.
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Lot 486
THRACE. Pautalia. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Diassarion (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 7.47 g, 6 h). ΦAYCTEIN-A CEBACTH Draped bust of Faustina II to right, her hair bound with pearls. Rev. OYΛΠIAC Π[ΑYΤΑΛΙ]/ΑC Dionysos seated right on panther walking to right, resting his right hand on panther and holding thyrsos with his left. RPC IV Online temp. 8811. Ruzicka 99. Varbanov 4476. Nice green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 487
THRACE. Pautalia. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.09 g, 1 h). AY MAP KOMOΔOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. OYΛΠIAC ΠAYTAΛIAC Grape bunch on stem. RPC IV Online temp. 8884. Ruzicka 257 corr. Cf. Varbanov 4558 (bareheaded and obv. legend). Dark green and brown patina. A few light cleaning marks, overall a bit rough, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 488
THRACE. Pautalia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 17.11 g, 1 h), struck under the consular legate, Caecina Largus, 198-201. AYT [K Λ] CEΠTI CEYHPOC Π-[EP] Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. HΓΕ ΚΑΙΚΙΝΟA ΛΑΡΓ[ΟY OYΛ]ΠIAC ΠΑYΤΑΛΙ/ΑC Apollo standing facing, head to left, holding patera over garlanded and flaming altar, in his outstretched right hand, grape branch with his left hand. Ruzicka 273. Varbanov 4634. Pleasing green and brown patina with earthen hues. Very fine.
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Lot 489
THRACE. Pautalia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 14.30 g, 6 h). AVT K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC Π Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. OVΛΠIAC Π-ΑVΤΑΛΙΑC Nymph seated left on bed, resting left arm on bed; before her, a dancing satyr. Ruzicka 362. Varbanov 4785. Green patina. Some smoothing on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 490
THRACE. Pautalia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 14.76 g, 7 h). AVT K M AVPH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed heroic bust of Caracalla to left, holding in right hand spear, and in left, shield. Rev. OΛΠIAC ΠΑVΤΑΛΙΑC Apollo standing facing, head to left, holding patera in his right hand and bunch of grapes in his left. Cf. Varbanov 4981-2 (obv. legend). Green patina. Fine.
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Lot 491
THRACE. Pautalia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 15.02 g, 6 h). AYT K M AY CEV ANTΩNINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. OΛΠIAC ΠΑYΤΑΛΙ/ΑC Dionysos standing facing, head to left, pouring wine from kantharos held in his right hand, and holding long filleted thyrsos in his left. Cf. Varbanov 5055-9. Mottled green patina. A few light cleaning scratches, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 492
THRACE. Pautalia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 14.87 g, 12 h). AVT K M AVPH ANTΩNINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. VΛΠΙΑC ΠΑVΤΑΛΙΑ-C Nymph reclining left, right hand resting on a galley, left arm resting on overturned urn from which water flows; behind and above, grapevine; in exergue, field of grain; above, child standing right plucking grapes from the vine, with the legend BOTPV (bunch of grapes) behind him; at the nymph's feet, a second child carrying a sack over his shoulder advancing to right, with the legend APΓY/POC (silver); in exergue, a third child standing right, picking grain ears, with the legend ΣΤΑΧV (grain ear); a fourth child seated to left behind vine, with arms extended, and with the legend XPYΣOΣ (gold). Ruzicka 634. Varbanov 5174. An interesting reverse type referencing the abundance of the city of Pautalia. Green patina. Fine.
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Lot 493
THRACE. Pautalia. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h). AY K M AY ANTΩNINO-C Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. OYΛΠIAC [ΠΑY]ΤΑΛΙΑC Kantharos. Ruzicka 761. Varbanov 4979. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Good fine.
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Lot 494
THRACE. Pautalia. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.17 g, 7 h). Π CΕΠΤΙ ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΠΑΥΤΑΛΙΩΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding grapes and thyrsos. Ruszicka 819. Varbanov 5462. Thick green patina. A few light scrapes and scratches, rough, otherwise, good fine.
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Published in RPC
Lot 495
THRACE. Perinthus. Time of Nero, 54-68. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.14 g, 6 h). H-P-A Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Hera to left; scepter in the left field . Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ/ΘΙΩΝ Herm to right, amphora and palm branch tied with fillet. RPC 1763.5 (this coin). Schönert-Geiss 74. Attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 496
THRACE. Perinthus. Time of Nero, 54-68. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.64 g, 7 h). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, his hair tied in small knot at back of head; behind him, thyrsos. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΟΝ Eagle, his head turned backwards holding wreath in his beak, standing to left on a garlanded altar. RPC I 1765. Schönert 86. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare type. Mottled green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 497
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.92 g, 7 h). (ΑΥT Κ)AI ΝЄ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑΤΟC (sic) Γ-ЄΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 701. Schönert 352. Green patina. A few deposits on obverse and slighly off-center reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 498
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.31 g, 12 h). ΑΥTOK ΝP ΤΡΑ-ΙΝΟC (sic) CEΒΑΤ ΓEΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 700.1 (this coin). Schönert 349. Greenish-brown surfaces. Light roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 499
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.73 g, 7 h). (ΑΥΚ) Νe [ΤΡΑΙΑΝ]ΟC CEΒΑΤΟC (sic) Γ-EΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 701.1 (this coin). Schönert 352. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 500
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 6.21 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III, 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Nice green patina. Light smoothing in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 501
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 7.53 g, 7 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III, 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 502
THRACE. Perinthus. Domitian, 81-96. Diassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.99 g, 7 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤ-IΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted decorated altar. RPC II 363. Schönert-Geiss 297. Varbanov 29. Tan patina. Very fine.
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Lot 503
THRACE. Perinthus. Domitian, 81-96. Diassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.24 g, 7 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙ-ΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding phiale in his extended right hand, and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. RPC II 364. Schönert-Geiss 302-4. Varbanov 28. Dark green patina. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 504
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h). [ΑΥ] Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ[ΟϹ] Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤ Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and long filleted thyrsos in left. BMC 9. Moushmov 66. RPC IV Online temp. 7441. Varbanov 725. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 505
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.34 g, 7 h). [ΑΥ] Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝ[ΕΙΝΟC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and long filleted thyrsos in left. Moushmov 74. RPC IV Online temp. 7443. Varbanov 758. Green patina; only four examples recorded by the RPC editors so far. About very fine.
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Lot 506
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 7 h). AYT K M AY-P KOMOΔOC (sic) Laureate and draped bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙ-ΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos (or Maenad?) seated on panther advancing to right, holding transverse thyrsos in his right hand and patera (?) in his left. Moushmov -. RPC IV Online temp. 10922. Varbanov 1022 (same dies as illustrated). An attractive, well-centered coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 507
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 4.58 g, 12 h). AVT KAI Λ AV-RH KOMOΔOC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-[Ο]ΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Kantharos with long handles. BMC 22. Mouchmov 246. RPC online 7613.7 (this coin). Varbanov 1115. Green patina. Very fine.
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Very rare Chrispina from Philippopolis
Lot 508
THRACE. Philippopolis. Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.18 g, 7 h). KPICΠЄINA CЄBACTH Draped bust of Crispina to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Elaborated kantharos. Moushmov -. RPC IV Online temp. -. Varbanov 1159. Dark green patina. A few light cleaning scratches on obverse above head, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 509
THRACE. Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.53 g, 7 h). [AVT ...] CEVHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛEITΩΝ Grape bunch. Cf. Varbanov 1337-8 (head left). Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 510
THRACE. Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.09 g, 6 h). AVT K M AVPH AN-TΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed heroic bust of Caracalla to left, holding in right hand spear, and in left, ornate shield. Rev. M-HTPO ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟ/ΛEΟC Nude Herakles reclining left, holding apple in right hand, club in left, on back of lion prowling to right. Varbanov 1511. An impressive type with a heroic bust of Caracalla and a fierce gaze on the lion. Very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 511
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. Pentassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 17.14 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP CEY ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos. Moushmov, Serdica 206. Varbanov 2273. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 512
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 17.12 g). [AV]T K M AVP CEV ANTΩNEINOC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. OΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, bunch of grapes in left. H&J 12.18.7.2. Cf. Varbanov 2164-5 (bust). Olive-green patina. Nearly very fine.
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