obolos 16
11. October 2020
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Lot 1090
Q. Thermus M.f, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.98 g, 9 h), Rome. Head of Mars left, wearing crested helmet ornamented with plume and annulet. Rev. Q · (THE)RM · (MF) Two warriors fighting, each armed with a sword in their right hand and a shield on their left arm; the one on the left protects a fallen comrade, the other wears horned helmet. Babelon, (Minucia) 19. Crawford 319/1. Sydenham 592. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1091
C. Fabius C.f. Hadrianus, 102 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.96 g, 7 h), Rome. Veiled and turreted head of Cybele right; behind, M. Rev. C · FABI· C · F Victory driving galloping biga right; below, stork standing right. Babelon, (Fabia) 15. Crawford 322/1a. Sydenham 589. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1092
L. Julius, 101 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.81 g, 7 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, grain ear. Rev. L · IVLI Victory driving galloping biga to right. Babelon, (Julia) 3. Crawford 323/1. Sydenham 555. An attractive piece, lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1093
L. Sentius C.f, 101 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.82 g, 8 h), Rome. (AR)G · PVB Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · SENTI · C · F Jupiter driving galloping quadriga right, holding scepter in right hand, reins and thunderbolt in left; below, F. Babelon, (Sentia) 1. Crawford 325/1b. Sydenham 600. Excellent centering and attractively toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1094
P. Servilius M.f. Rullus, 100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.92 g, 8 h), Rome. RVLLI Helmeted bust of Minerva to left, wearing aegis. Rev. P · SERVIL IMP Victory driving galloping biga right, holding palm frond in her left hand and reins in her right; below to right, P. Babelon, (Servilia) 14. Crawford 328/1. Sydenham 601. Nicely centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1095
D. Silanus L.f, 91 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.97 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind C. Rev. D · SILANVS L · F / ROMA Victory in biga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, VII. Babelon, (Junia) 15. Crawford 337/3. Sydenham 646. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1096
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.59 g, 11 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, B; below chin, pellet. Rev. L PISO FRVGI / CXLVIII Horseman galloping right, holding reins in right hand, palm branch in left. Babelon, (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 665. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1097
C. Vibius C.f. Pansa, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.97 g, 1 h), Rome. PANSA Laureate head of Apollo to right; below chin, uncertain letters or number. Rev. C · VIBIVS · C · F Minerva driving galloping quadriga left, holding spear and reins in right hand, trophy over shoulder in left. Babelon, (Vibia) 2. Crawford 342/5. Sydenham 684. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1098
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 2.24 g, 6 h), Rome. M CATO Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. Victory seated right, holding patera in her right hand and palm-branch in her left; in exergue, VICTRIX. Babelon (Porcia) 7. Crawford 343/2. Sydenham 597. Lightly toned. Scattered marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1099
Cn. Lentulus Clodianus, 88 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.79 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. [CN.LENT] Victory standing right, crowning trophy with wreath held in right hand. Babelon, (Cornelia) 51. Crawford 345/2. Sydenham 703. Very nicely toned and quite attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 1100
Gargilius, Ogulnius, and Vergilius, 86 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping quadriga right. Babelon (Anonyme) 226. Crawford 350A/2. Sydenham 723. Very fine.
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Lot 1101
L. Julius Bursio, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.96 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate, winged and draped bust of Apollo Vejovis to right, behind, trident and star. Rev. L · IVLI · BVRSIO Victory driving galloping quadriga to right, holding reins in her left hand and wreath in her right; above, IV. Babelon, (Julia) 5a. Crawford 352/1c. Sydenham 728a. A well struck example. Good very fine.
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Lot 1102
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, uncertain letter; below chin, uncertain symbol. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but off flan on this coin, number. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1103
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, I·; below chin, stern(?). Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field, CTXXXXIII. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1104
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.86 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, A. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but mostly off flan on this coin, number (X[...]). Babelon, (Crepusia) 1a. Crawford 361/1b. Sydenham 738. Clear and lightly toned, well centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 1105
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.89 g, 4 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. [L ·] CEN[SOR] Marsyas advancing left, extending right arm and holding wineskin in his left hand over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue on top. Babelon, (Marcia) 24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1106
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.99 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind neck, S · C. Rev. Q · (ANT)O · B(AL)B / PR Victory driving galloping quadriga to right, holding reins and palm branch in her left hand, wreath in her right; below, N. Babelon, (Antonia) 1. Crawford 364/1d. Sydenham 742. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1107
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.05 g, 3 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. [L ·] MANLI - PRO · Q Helmeted head of Roma ro right. Rev. [L] SVLLA · IMP Sulla driving slow quadriga to right; above, Victory flying left, crowning him with wreath held in right hand. Babelon, (Manlia) 5. Crawford 367/5. Sydenham 757a. Attractively toned and well centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 1108
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 21 mm, 4.00 g, 11 h), Rome. HISPAN Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev. A · POST · A · [F] S · N ALBIN Togate figure standing left, saluting legionary eagle to left; to right, fasces bound with axe. Babelon, (Postumia) 8. Crawford 372/2. Sydenham 746. Fine details. Good very fine.
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Lot 1109
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.30 g, 3 h), Rome. S.C Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. L.PROCILI / F Juno Sospita wallking right, wearing goat's skin headdress, cloak and robes, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield adorned with thunderbolt in her left; to right, serpent coiled to right. Babelon, (Procilia) 1. Crawford 379/1. Sydenham 771. Well-centered. Very fine.
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Lot 1110
C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 8 h), Rome. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, S · C. Rev. C · NÆ · B(AL)B Victory driving galloping triga right, holding reins in both hands; above, XXXV. Babelon, (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. Sydenham 769b. Extremely well centered and clear with a nice tone. Good very fine.
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Lot 1111
Ti. Claudius Ti.f. Ap.n. Nero, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.77 g, 4 h), Rome. Diademed and draped bust of Diana to right, quiver and bow at shoulder; before, S · C. Rev. TI · CLA(VD) · TI · F / (AP) · N Victory driving galloping biga right, holding a wreath in her right hand, reins and palm branch in her left; below, TXXXXIII. Babelon, (Claudia) 5. Crawford 383/1. Sydenham 770. Well centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1112
L. Papius, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.91 g, 4 h), Rome. Head of Juno Sospita to right; behind, amphora. Rev. L · PAPI Gryphon springing right; below, hydria. Babelon, (Papia) 1. Crawford 384/1 (symbol: 2). Sydenham 773. Very fine.
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Lot 1113
L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. FLAC Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · RVTILI Victory driving biga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in left. Babelon, (Rutilia) 1. Crawford 387/1. Sydenham 780. Lightly toned. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1114
Sextus Pompey, 42-38 BC. As (Bronze, 31 mm, 27.45 g, 12 h), uncertain Sicilian mint. MAGN Laureate, janiform head with the features of Cn. Pompeius Magnus. Rev. PIVS / [IMP] Prow of galley to right. Babelon, (Pompeia) 20. Crawford 479/1. Sydenham 1044. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1115
Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.64 g, 10 h), military mint in Sicily. MAG•PIVS•IMP[•ITER] Bare head of Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. PRAEF / CLAS•ET•ORAE / [MAR IT•EX•S•] Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon, (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. With a fine portrait and very attractively toned. Broken and expertly reattached, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
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Lot 1116
Sextus Pompey, 37/6 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.62 g, 4 h), military mint in Sicily. MAG•PIVS•IM[P•ITER] Bare head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. PRAEF / CLAS•ET•ORÆ / (MAR)IT•EX•S•C Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon, (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Overall well centered and illustrating a scene of great daring and familial devotion. Good very fine.
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Lot 1117
Mark Antony and Octavia. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.73 g, 12 h), Ephesus, 39 BC. M ANTONIVS IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER ET•TERT Head of Antony to right, wearing ivy wreath; below, lituus. Rev. III•VIR• R•P•C• Draped bust of Octavia to right above cista mystica, flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. BMC 133. Cohen 2. CRI 262. RPC 2201. Well struck, clear and toned example of fine style. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
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Lot 1118
Mark Antony and Octavia. Cistophorus (Silver, 29 mm, 11.76 g, 2 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M•ANTONIVS•IMP •COS• DESIG•ITER ET•TERT• Conjoined heads right of Mark Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia, to right. Rev. III•VIR R•P•C• Dionysos, holding cantharus and thyrsus, standing left on cista mystica; to left and right, two interlaced serpents with erect heads. RPC 2202. Sydenham 1198. Well struck and clear. Struck on an irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
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Collectible Mark Antony and Cleopatra Tetradrachm
Lot 1119
Mark Antony and Cleopatra, 36 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 13.39 g, 12 h), Antioch on the Orontes. ΒΑCΙΛΙCCΑ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑC ΘΕΑ ΝΕΩΤΕΡΑ Diademed bust of Cleopatra to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟC ΑΥΤΟΚPΑΤΩΡ ΤΡΙΤΟΝ ΤΡΙΩΝ ΑΝΔΡΩΝ Bare head of Mark Antony to right. McAlee 174. Prieur 27. RPC 4094. A desirable coin of huge importance. Circulated for a long time, otherwise, nearly fine.
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Lot 1120
The Triumvirs. Mark Antony. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.25 g, 6 h), Patrae (?) for the 6th legion, Autumn 32-spring 31 BC. ANT•AVG / III•VIR•R•P•C• Praetorian galley moving to right. Rev. LEG VI Legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/19. CRI 356. Sydenham 1223. Particularly bright. Porous surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1121
The Triumvirs. Mark Antony, Autumn 32-spring 31 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.48 g, 6 h), Patrae (?) for the 15th legion. ANT•AVG / III•VIR•R•P•C• Praetorian galley moving to right. Rev. LEG XV Legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/30. CRI 371. Sydenham 1235. A clear example. Very fine.
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Lot 1122
Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 14.00 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•T•R•POT• XXII Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. RIC² 90. RPC I 3869. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1123
Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 15.50 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; sharp portrait. Light roughness, scratch on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare Tiberius Tessera depicting Divus Augustus
Lot 1124
Time of Tiberius, 14-37. Tessera (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h). Radiate head of Divus Augustus to left within linear circle surrounded by wreath. Rev. IIII within within beaded border surrounded by wreath. Buttrey B 9/IIII. Cohen 24. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 1125
Claudius, 41-54. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34.5 mm, 25.19 g, 6 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMAN IMP / S C The arch of Nero Claudius Drusus: arch surmounted by equestrian statue of Nero Claudius Drusus to right between two Gallic trophies. BMC 188. Cohen 48. RIC² 114. "Tiber' patina with some surface errosion; finely detailed. Very fine.
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Lot 1126
Nero, 54-68. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.52 g, 6 h), Rome, 66-67. IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right, with a light beard. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and scepter in his left. BMC p. 210, note. Cohen 121. RIC² 64. WCN 62. A fine example, struck in high relief and with a strong portrait of Nero. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 180 CHF
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Lot 1127
Divus Vespasian, died in 79. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.24 g, 4 h), Rome, under Titus, 80-81. DIVVS VESPASIANVS [AVGVSTVS] Laureate head of Divus Vespasian to right. Rev. EX S C Slow quadriga to right, with car in form of small temple. BMC 117. BN 91. Cohen 147. RIC² 362 ( Titus). Toned. Rare with the quadriga to right. Nearly very fine.
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Rare Titus Denarius
Lot 1128
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.47 g, 6 h), 74. T CAESAR IMP VESP Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. PONTIF TR P COS III Titus seated to right on a curule chair, holding sceptre supported on chair seat in his right hand, and branch in his left hand. BM 150. BN 123. Cohen 161. RIC² 692 (Vespasian). Rare type. Good very fine.
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Lot 1129
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 11.34 g, 7 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, for use in the Asian provinces, 74. CAESAR AVGVSTI F Laureate head of Domitian to left. Rev. D-OMITIANVS COS II Winged caduceus between two cornucopiae. BMC 883 (Vespasian, Commagene). BN 901 (Vespasian, Commagene ?). Cohen 97. McAlee 84. RIC 764 (Vespasian, Rome). RIC² 2001 (Antioch). PRC 2001. Green and brown patina; fine portrait. Rough reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1130
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 11.49 g, 6 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 73-4. CAESAR AVG F DOMITIAN COS II Laureate and draped head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCIP I-VVENT S-C Domitian, on horseback prancing to left, rising his right hand and holding short scepter with his left. BMC 686. BN 696 (Vespasian). Cohen 400. RIC² 662 (Vespasian). Dark brown patina; rare. Good very fine.
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Lot 1131
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.47 g, 7 h), Rome, under Titus, 80-81. CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS Garlanded and lighted altar. BMC (Titus) 92. BN (Titus) 76. Cohen 397. RIC² (Titus) 266. Sharp, toned and attractive; a very appealing example. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
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Unusual and elegant Denarius of Domitian
Lot 1132
Rome. Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.11 g, 5 h), 81. IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG PONT Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. P P COS VII DES VIII Curule chair; above, wreath. Cohen -. BMC -. RIC² 9. A lovely example with an elegant portrait; extremely rare and the only available example in the market since the early 2000s. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1133
Rome. Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.27 g, 12 h), 82. IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. TR POT COS VIII P P Dolphin coiled round anchor. Cohen 593. BMC 29. RIC² 28. A fantastic example and nicely toned. An attractive type with nautical iconography. Very light scratches under the tone on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1134
Domitian, 81-96. Cistophorus (Silver, 25.5 mm, 10.54 g, 11 h), Ephesus (or Rome for circulation in Asia), 95. IMP CAES DOMITIANVS Laureate head of Domitian to right . Rev. AVG GERM Bundle of six stalks of grain. BMC 254. RIC² 852. RPC II 874. Well centered and attractive. Very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
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Rare left portrait Domitian
Lot 1135
Rome. Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.41 g, 6 h). IMP CAES DIVI VESP F DOMITIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Domitian to left. Rev. TR P COS VII DES VIII P P Tripod with fillets, above, a dolphin to right. BMC 22 note. BN 20 (same dies). Carradice pl. I. 10 (same dies).RIC² 21 note. An attractive example. Very rare with portrait to left. The third known example. Very fine.
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Lot 1136
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32.5 mm, 25.97 g, 6 h), Rome, 115-116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. IMPERATOR VIIII / S C Trajan, in military dress, seated to right on sella castrensis set on high platform, raising his hand to accept his acclamation as Imperator for the ninth time (Imperator VIIII); by him stand two officers, in front of the platform to right, a guard standing to right, holding spear over his shoulder; at his left three soldiers standing to left, the two first raise their right hands to hail the emperor, while the last holds a horse by the bridle; three standards and two more soldiers in the background. Banti 80. BMC 1019-20. BN 844. Cohen 178. RIC 658. Woytek 549v. Very pleasing example. Rare variety with the guard holding spear instead of shield. Very fine.
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Lot 1137
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 9.35 g, 6 h), Rome, but for use in Syria, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right, drapery on left shoulder. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VII P P Wreath containing S C. BMC 1092. Cohen 122. RIC 648. Woytek 937b. Brown patina. Stripped patina, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1138
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 23 mm, 9.13 g, 5 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; countermark of laurel branch on a oval punch, on his neck. 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. For countermark: Howgego 379. Dark brown patina. Minor metal flaw on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Unpublished type in RIC²
Lot 1139
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.26 g, 7 h), Rome. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, viewed from the wront, wearing slight drapery. Rev. P M TR P COS III Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in right hand and resting left elbow upon statuette of Spes set upon low base. Cf. BMC p. 563 (bust). RIC II -. RIC II² - (cf. 217-9). Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1140
Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Orichalcum, 18.5 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Rome mint, for circulation in Syria, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. COS III / S - C around kithara. BMC 1360. Cohen 443. McAlee 547. RIC 688. RIC² 758. RPC 3763. Light brown surfaces. Pleasant for type. Good very fine.
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Lot 1141
Hadrian, 117-138. Quadrans (Copper, 17 mm, 3.49 g, 7 h), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III / S C Aquila between two standards. BMC 1381A. Cohen 450. RIC 977. Glossy dark green surfaces. Very fine.
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Lot 1142
Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.42 g, 6 h), 140-143. ANTONINVS AVG PI VS P P TR P COS III Laureate head to right. Rev. PROVIDENTI-AE DEORVM Winged thunderbolt. BMC 225. Cohen 681. RIC 80a. A splendid portrait and well toned. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1143
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33.5 mm, 29.68 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. S C She-wolf standing to right within a cave, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus. BMC 1299. Cohen 769. RIC 631. Two-toned brown-green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1144
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Aureus (Gold, 18 mm, 7.02 g, 7 h), Rome, 153-154. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII 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 813. Calicó 1527. Cohen 312. RIC 233b. A coin with a fine portrait. Deep mounting marks on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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A well centered aureus of Faustina Junior
Lot 1145
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 7.26 g, 5 h), struck under her father, Antoninus Pius, Rome, c. 147-150. FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust of Faustina to right, with her hair fastened by strings of pearls in a bun at back of her head. Rev. CONCORDIA Dove standing to right. Biaggi 923. BMC 1089 (Antoninus Pius). Calicó 2045b. Cohen 61. RIC 1089 (Antoninus Pius). A well centered and clear example. Good very fine.
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Lot 1146
Pertinax, 193. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.33 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Laureate head of Pertinax to right. Rev. OPI DIVIN TR P COS II Ops seated left on throne, holding two grain ears. BMC 19. Cohen 33. RIC 8a. Toned. About very fine.
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Lovely portrait of Albinus
Lot 1147
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.59 g, 5 h), Rome, 193. D CLODIVS AL-BINVS CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. PROV[ID] A-VG COS Providentia standing to left, holding scepter in her right hand and baton in her left; globe at her feet to left. BMC 39. Cohen 58. RIC 1a. Wonderful portrait. Reverse a little softly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1148
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.49 g, 6 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 198-202. L SEPT SEV AVG IM-P XI PART MAX Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. COS I-I P P Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in her left. BMC 655-6. Cohen 96. RIC 503a. A clear and sharp example. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1149
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.54 g, 12 h), Rome, 198-207. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. MATER DEVM Cybele (Magna Mater), towered, draped, seated left on high-backed throne, holding branch in her extended right hand, her left elbow resting on drum set on throne; on both sides of throne, lions seated left, the one on left only partly visible. BMC 51. Cohen 123. RIC 564. Bright and with a fine portrait. Some striking weakness on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1150
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 4.97 g, 7 h), Rome, circa 211-217. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped and diademed bust of Julia Domna to right, resting on a crescent. Rev. LVNA LVCIFERA Luna, with crescent on head and cloak billing around her head, in biga galloping to left. BMC 8. Cohen 106. RIC 379 a (Caracalla). Good very fine.
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Lot 1151
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.19 g, 5 h), Rome, 203. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG / IN CARTH Dea Caelestis facing, holding thunderbolt in her right hand, scepter in left, riding right on lion; below, water gushing left from rocks. Cf. BMC 280. Cohen 97. RIC 130a (all with Dea Caelestis' looking to right). A sharp example, well centered and clear. Good very fine.
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Caracalla Addressing his Troops
Lot 1152
Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 27.27 g, 12 h), Rome, 214. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVII IMP III COS IIII P P / S C Caracalla, accompanied by two officers, standing right on platform, addressing officer and two soldiers standing before him on the ground below; behind them, aquila and two standards. BMC 264. Cohen 275. Hill 1423. RIC 525a. Very rare. Brown patina. About very fine.
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Unusual portrait of Caracalla
Lot 1153
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 5.33 g, 1 h), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Luna, with crescent on head and a fold of drapery billowing around head, driving a biga of oxen to left. BMC 120. Cohen 294. RIC 256c. Scarce; bold portrait. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1154
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.04 g, 7 h), Rome, 217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XX COS IIII P P Serapis, wearing polos on head, standing facing, head turned to left, holding wreath in right hand and scepter in left. BMC 188. Cohen 382. RIC 289c. Sharp and clear with a powerful portrait of Caracalla. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1155
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 10 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 198. L SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. FELICIT-AS T-EMPOR Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 683 var. (not cuirassed). Cohen 44. RIC IV 95 var. (not cuirassed). Bold portrait, unusual and scarce with cuirass. Minor porosity, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1156
Macrinus, 217-218. As (Copper, 25 mm, 8.51 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAES M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. PONTIF MAX TR P II COS II P P / S-C Securitas standing facing, head to left, holding sceptre in her right hand and resting her left elbow on a column. BMC 133. Clay Issue 2. Cohen 99. RIC 159. Green-brown surfaces; fine portrait. Unskillfully "repaired" after its appearance in Hirsch auction, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1157
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.35 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right, with horn on forehead. Rev. SVMMVS SACERDOS AVG Emperor in Syrian priestly dress sacrificing left at tripod altar and holding branch. BMC -. Cohen - RIC -. RSC 276f (citing the Tinchant specimen). Extremely rare and desirable. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1158
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 29 mm, 23.07 g, 12 h), Rome, 225. [IM]P CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. FIDES MI[LITVM] / S C Fides standing facing, head turned to the left, holding two military standards. BMC 228. RIC 552. Light green patina. Some deposits and rough areas, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1159
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 2.69 g, 6 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. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1160
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.77 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXAN-DER 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 IV 246. Very sharp, bright and lustrous. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1161
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.93 g, 7 h), Rome, January - February/March AD 235. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, lightly bearded, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P XIIII COS III P P Sol advancing left, raising his right hand and holding whip in left. BMC 962. Cohen 453. RIC 125. A well-struck, carefully centered, sharp and clear denarius with a most attractive portrait of Alexander Severus. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1162
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.98 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. IOVI PRO-PVGNATORI Jupiter advancing left, his head turned to right, preparing to hurl thunderbolt held in his right hand, extending his left before him holding and eagle. BMC 825. Cohen 84. RIC 239. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1163
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 24.15 g, 12 h), struck under Severus Alexander, Rome, 224. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Draped bust right, wearing stephane. Rev. VENERI FELICI / S C Venus standing facing, head right, holding scepter and Cupid. BMC 190. RIC 694 (Severus Alexander). A pleasant Sestertius with fine details, a brown patina and a bold portrait of Mamaea. Some uncleaned deposits on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 1164
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.01 g, 6 h), Rome, 235-236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm frond. Cohen 99a. RIC 16. Sharp and lustrous. Good extremely fine.
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Lot 1165
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.86 g, 12 h), Rome, March 235 - January 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus seated left, feeding serpent rising from altar. BMC 99. Cohen 85. RIC 14. Well struck and sharp; particularly attractive. Good extremely fine.
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Lot 1166
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 22.5 mm, 3.09 g, 6 h), Rome, March 235 - January 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus seated to left, feeding from patera, serpent rising from altar. BMC 99. Cohen 85. RIC 14. Sharp and attractive. Struck on a broad and irregular flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1167
Maximinus I, 235-238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 21.99 g, 12 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right. Rev. VICTORIA GERMANICA / S C Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm branch; at her feet to left, bound German captive seated left, his head turned to right. BMC 191. Cohen 109. RIC 90. Fine green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 1168
Maximinus I, 235-238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 15.71 g, 1 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI / S C Salus seated left on throne, with her right hand feeding snake rising right from altar to left. BMC 175. Cohen 92. RIC 85. dark green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 1169
Maximus, as Caesar, 235/6-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.18 g, 12 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMVS CAES GERM Bare-headed and draped bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Maximus standing left, holding baton in his right hand and transverse spear in his left; behind, two standards. BMC 211-2. Cohen 10. RIC 3. Sharp, bright and well-centered. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
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Lot 1170
Pupienus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 4.56 g, 12 h), Rome. IMP CAES PVPIEN MAXIMVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. CARITAS MVTVA AVGG Clasped right hands. BMC 87. Cohen 3. RIC 10b. With a fine and sharp portrait of Pupienus. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1171
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.56 g, 6 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet with the extended right hand and scepter with the left, leaning on shield set on ground. Cohen 347. RIC 131. Sharp and bright; an appealing example. Good extremely fine.
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Lot 1172
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.69 g, 1 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet in her extended right hand and scepter in left; at her side behind, shield set on ground. Cohen 347. RIC 131. Sharp and bright; an appealing example. A few light hairlines on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 1173
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.32 g, 5 h), Rome, 244. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. FORTVNA REDVX Fortuna seated to left on throne, holding rudder and cornucopia; below throne, wheel. Cohen 98. RIC 144. Sharply struck and clear. Good very fine.
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Lot 1174
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 3.84 g, 12 h), Rome, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ANNONA AVGG Annona standing left, holding grain ears in her right hand over prow to left, and cornucopiae in her left. Cohen 32. RIC 29. Lustrous and sharp. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1175
Philip I, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 27 mm, 13.29 g, 12 h), Rome, 249. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. FIDES EXERCITVS / S C Four military standards. Banti 13. RIC 171a. Earthen olive patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1176
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 19.20 g, 12 h), struck under her husband Philip I, Rome, 244. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, wearing stephane. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTAE / S-C Pietas standing left, raising hand and holding box of perfunmes. Cohen 31. RIC 205a (Philip I). Well struck and clear with an elegant portrait of the empress. Good very fine.
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Lot 1177
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Sestertius (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 14.49 g, 11 h), Rome, 246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Philip II to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT / S-C Philip II, standing to left in military dress, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear in his left. Cohen 49. RIC 256. Green patina; gentle portrait. Good very fine.
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Lot 1178
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 2.76 g, 6 h), Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium (Köln), c. 258-260. GALLIENVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. VIRT GALLIENI AVG Soldier advancing right, holding spear in right hand, shield in left, left foot resting on enemy lying on ground. Cohen 1206. MIR 36, 890h. RIC 54. Unusual portrait for Gallienus. Light surface granularity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1179
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 22.5 mm, 3.78 g, 12 h), Antioch, 264-265. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to left. Rev. P M TR P XIII / C VI P P Lion walking to left, looking at bull's head on ground before him; in exergue, palm branch. Cohen 847. MIR 36, 1622a. Cf. RIC 602 (bust). Excellent centering and good strike on metal that is clearly billon. Minor edge porosity and small old obverse scratch, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1180
Aurelian, 270-275. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.23 g, 12 h), Mediolanum, 3rd emission, mid - end 272. IMP C L DOM AURELIANVS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Mars advancing to right, holding transverse spear in his right hand and a trophy in his left; at his feet to right, seated captive. BN 424 (same dies). Calicó 4048. Estiot 60. Göbl 127qO (2, Rome). RIC 182, RIC temp. 1484. With a clear and bold portrait of Aurelian. Some edge faults and with minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 1181
Aurelian, with Vabalathus, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.22 g, 11 h), Antioch, 2nd officina, November 270-March 272. IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG / B Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. VABALATHVS V C R IM D R Laureate, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus to right. BN 1241-3. RIC 381. Well struck, and with an impressive dark green glossy patina. Extremely fine.
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Very fine Vabalathus antoninianus
Lot 1182
Vabalathus, usurper, 268-272. Antoninianus (Billon, 20 mm, 3.03 g, 11 h), Antioch, 7th officina, March-May 272. IM C VHABALATHVS AVG Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Vabalathus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG /✶/ Winged Victory standing facing, head to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand and palm against her left shoulder with her left hand. Bland, Coinage 27. BN 1266a-7. RIC V 6. RIC Online 3120. With a sharp reverse. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1183
Postumus, Romano-Gallic Emperor, 260-269. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 4.08 g, 7 h), Treveri, 263-265. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. FELICI-TAS AVG Felicitas standing facing, head turned to left, holding caduceus in right hand, cornucopia in left. AGK 14. Cohen 39. Mairat 92-6. RIC 58. Attractive and well toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1184
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 3.44 g, 12 h), Siscia, 5th officina, 277. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle, holding scepter surmounted by eagle. Rev. ADVENTV-S P-ROBI AVG / Є / XXI Probus on horseback to left, extending right arm in salute and holding long scepter in his left; under horse's raised leg, bound captive seated left. RIC 632. Dark green patina and very good centering; some original silvering on the fields. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1185
Divus Carus, died in 283. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 4.44 g, 1 h), struck under Carinus and Numerian, Lugdunum, 284. DIVO CARO PIO Radiate head of Divus Carus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / II Eagle, with open wings, standing left and looking right. Bastien 623. Pink VI/2, p. 24. RIC 29. Dark brown patina; a clear and well struck coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 1186
Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Bronze, 30 mm, 10.86 g, 6 h), Cyzicus, circa 297-299. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / KΓ Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC 12a. Well centered on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
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Lot 1187
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.57 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 2nd officina, 295-299. FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius I to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MI-LITVM / KB Constantius standing to right, holding short scepter in left hand and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing to left, holding scepter in left hand. Cohen 20. RIC 18a. Struck from carefully engraved dies; fine style. Good very fine.
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Lot 1188
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), circa 310-313. IMP LICINIVS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Licinius I to right. Rev. GENIO POP ROM / T - F / PTR Turreted Genius standing facing, head to left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopia in his left. RIC 845b. Attractive glossy brown patina; nice for type. Extremely fine.
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