obolos 18
21 February 2021
Webauction
The Trausnitz Collection
Lot 641
Balbinus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.07 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. PIETAS MVTVA AVGG Two clasped right hands. BMC 74. Cohen 17. RIC 12. Slightly grainy surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 642
Gordian III, 238-244. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.59 g, 6 h), Rome, 239. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Laureate, drpaed and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Providentia standing left, holding globe in right hand and transverse scepter with left. Calicó 3213. Cohen 195. RIC 23. A few minor marks on cheek, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Collectable Gordian III aureus
Lot 643
Gordian III, 238-244. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.99 g, 6 h), Rome, 240-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. LAETITA AVG N Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in left hand and anchor in right. Calicó 3202a. RIC 101. Small flaw on cheek, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 645
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 2.90 g, 6 h), Rome, 241. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. DIANA LVCIFERA Diana standing right, holding long torch in both hands. Cohen 69. RIC 127. Sharp strike with nice borders. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 647
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 4.37 g, 5 h), Rome, 244-247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated left on a shield, holding Victory in her outstretched right hand and a long scepter in her left. Cohen 169. RIC 44b. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 648
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, AD 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.41 g, 1 h), Rome, 249. OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, set on a crescent. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTAE Pietas standing left, holding a perfume box in right hand and lifting fold of her dress with left. Cohen 43. RIC 130. Perfectly centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Excellent style
Lot 650
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.65 g, 6 h), Rome, 246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Philip II to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip II, standing to left in military dress, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear in his left. Calicó 3275. Cohen 46. RIC 218a var. (scepter instead of spear). Of particularly good style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Starting Price: 5000 CHF
Lot 651
Philip II, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 3.52 g, 1 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. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 652
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.61 g, 12 h), Rome, 249-250. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG Emperor on horseback left, raising right hand in salutation, holding transverse scepter in left. Calicó 3283. RIC 11a var. (also draped). Minor smoothing on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Attractive Decius aureus
Lot 653
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.35 g, 7 h), Rome, 250. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. ABVNDANTIA AVG Abundantia standing right, emptying the contents of a cornucopiae held in both hands. Calicó 3282b. Cohen 1. RIC 10, note. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 654
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.38 g, 7 h), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right, seen from behind. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG Trajan Decius on horse pacing to left, raising his right hand and holding short sceptre in his left. Cohen 4. RIC 11b. Light toning. Soft reverse strike, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 655
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.78 g, 7 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia, veiled, standing facing, head turned to left, holding scepter in her left hand and drawing veil with her right. Calicó 3307. Cohen 16 corr (draped). RIC 58a (Trajan Decius). Rare. Clear and well-centered, toned and with a fine portrait. Minor marks and scratches on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 656
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 4.25 g, 8 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla set on crescent to right. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia, veiled, seated left on throne, with her right hand drawing veil and holding a transverse scepter in her left. Cohen 19. RIC 59b. Overstruck, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 657
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 4.71 g, 6 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla set on crescent to right. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia, veiled, seated left on throne, with her right hand drawing veil and holding a transverse scepter in her left. Cohen 19. RIC 59b. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 658
Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.17 g, 7 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome, 251. Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Clasped right hands. Cohen 4. RIC 138 (Decius). Light tonng. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 659
Hostilian, As Caesar, AD 250-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 3.49 g, 6 h), Struck under Trajan Decius, Rome, 251. C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. MARTI PROPVGNATORI Mars advancing right, holding spear in right hand and shield in left. Cohen 15. RIC 177b. Bold strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 660
Hostilian, As Caesar, AD 250-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 3.74 g, 12 h), Rome, 251. C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. MARTI PROPVG Mars advancing right, holding spear in right hand and shield in left. Cohen 15. RIC 177b. With a portrait and a figure of Mars designed in fine style by a talented engraver. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 661
Hostilian, 251. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Antioch, 251. C OVAL OSTIL MES COVINTVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE AVG Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory in right hand and spear in left. Cohen 45 var. RIC 204b var. (both without AVG in the reverse legend). Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 663
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.52 g, 12 h), Rome, 251-252. IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Pietas standing to left, raising both her hands; at feet to left, lighted altar. Cohen 88. RIC 72. With an unusual, even remarkable, portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 664
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 3.31 g, 6 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). Well centered with complete borders. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 665
Volusian, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 23.5 mm, 3.74 g, 6 h), Antioch. IMP C V AF GAL VEND VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right; below, two pellets. Rev. VBERITAS AVG Uberitas standing facing, head left, holding purse in right hand and cornucopiae in left; in exergue, two pellets. Cohen 125. RIC 237a var. Struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 666
Volusian, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 2.54 g, 1 h), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Cohen 8. RIC 166. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 667
Aemilian, AD 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 22.5 mm, 3.29 g, 12 h), Rome, c. August-October 253. IMP CAES AEMILIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right, seen from behind. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus standing to left, resting right foot on helmet, holding branch in right hand and spear in left. Cohen 59. RIC 22. Clear and with an excellent portrait. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 669
Valerian I, 253-260. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 3.66 g, 12 h), Rome, 253-254. IMP VALERIANVS P AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right, seen from behind. Rev. VIRTVS AVGG Virtus standing left, holding Victory in right hand, spear in left; at his feet to right, shield. Cohen -. MIR 811d. RIC -. Fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 670
Valerian I, 253-260. Antoninianus (Billon, 15 mm, 2.95 g, 1 h), Rome, 254. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVA Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left. Cohen 83. MIR 36, 25dRIC 92. MIR 36. RSC. Deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 671
Diva Mariniana, the wife of Valerian, who died before he came to the throne in 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 3.93 g, 12 h), struck under Valerian I, Viminacium, 253-254. DIVAE MARINIANAE Veiled and draped bust of Mariniana to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONSECRATIO Apotheosis of Mariniana: Mariniana, draped, raising right hand and holding scepter, flying upwards on peacock to right. Cohen 16. MIR 36, 220b. RIC 6. A nice, clear example of this often poorly struck issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 672
Diva Mariniana, the wife of Valerian, who died before he came to the throne in 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.01 g, 6 h), struck under Valerian I, Viminacium, 253-254. DIVAE MARINIANAE Veiled and draped bust of Mariniana to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONSECRATIO Apotheosis of Mariniana: Mariniana, draped, raising right hand and holding scepter, flying upwards on peacock to right. Cohen 16. MIR 36, 220b. RIC 6. Fine style portrait. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 673
Divus Valerian II, died 258. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 2.60 g, 1 h), Cologne, 258-259. DIVO VALERIANO CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Valerian II, raising his right hand and holding scepter with his left, seated left on eagle flying upward to right toward heaven. Cohen 5. MIR 911e. RIC 9 (Lugdunum). About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 674
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 5.01 g, 7 h), Rome, 262-263. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. LIBERT AVG Libertas standing facing, legs crossed and head turned to left, holding pileus in right hand and holding transverse scepter in left; at her right side, low column. Cohen 593 var. (S in right field). MIR 36, 472f. RIC 232. Silvered, well centered and nicely struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 101 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 676
Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 3.57 g, 6 h), Struck under Gallienus, Rome. SALONINA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Salonina to right, set on a crescent. Rev. VENVS FELIX Venus seated left, holding apple in her right hand, scepter in left; at her feet, child . Cohen 115. MIR 36, 898c. RIC 7. Light deposits on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 678
Saloninus, as Caesar, 255-259. Antoninianus (Billon, 20 mm, 2.88 g, 6 h), Cologne, 256. SALON VALERIANVS CAES Radiate and draped bust of Saloninus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Priestly implements: lituus, knife, patera, jug, simpulum, and sprinkler. Cohen 41. MIR 36, 914e. RIC 9. Fine portrait. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 679
Macrianus, usurper, 260-261. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), Samosata, 1st emission. IMP C FVL MACRIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Macrianus to right, slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. SOL INVICTO Sol, radiate and with cloak over his shoulders, standing left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left. Cohen 12. MIR 1741b. RIC 12 (Antioch). Silvered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 680
Quietus, Usurper, 260-261. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.21 g, 11 h), Samosata, 1st emission. IMP C FVL QVIETVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Quietus to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes advancing to left, holding flower in right hand and raising hem of skirt with left; star to left. Cohen 14. MIR 1743n. RIC 11. Mostly silvered. A few minor deposits and a touch of porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 682
Marius, Romano-Gallic Emperor, 269. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.91 g, 7 h), Cologne. IMP C M AVR MARIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Marius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. AGK (corr.) 7b. RIC 17. Some silvering remaining. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Affordable Laelianus antoninianus
Lot 683
Laelianus, Romano-Gallic usurper, 269. Antoninianus (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 12 h), Cologne, early 269. IMP C LAELIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Laelianus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and, with her left, a palm branch over her left shoulder. AGK 1c. Cunetio 2501. RIC 9. Considerable traces of corrosion and light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 684
Aurelian, 270-275. Aureus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.12 g, 7 h), Mediolanum, 1st officina, end of 270. MP C D AVRELIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILI / P Concordia seated to left, holding a standard in each hand. Calicó 3988 (same dies). RIC 87. RIC online 1355. Well-struck on a broad flan, toned and attractive. Traces of restriking on the obverse, giving Aurelian two faces (!), test cut at the middle of the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 685
Aurelian, with Vabalathus, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.18 g, 12 h), Antioch, H = 8th officina, November 270-March 272. IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG / H 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 1258-61. RIC 381. Sharply struck and well-centered and much nicer than usual. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 687
Probus, 276-282. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.55 g, 12 h), Lugdunum. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VICTORIA GOTHIC Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in left; at her feet to left, bound captive seated left. Calicó 4219. Cohen 777. RIC 10. Vary rare and not illustrated in Calicó. Flan crack, puncture marks, scratches, some smoothing and probably repaired, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 688
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 21.5 mm, 3.73 g, 6 h), Siscia, 6th officina (S), 277. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle, holding in right hand scepter surmounted by an eagle. Rev. ADVENTVS PROBI AVG / XXIS 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. Some silvering still intact. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Extremely rare Carus aureus
Lot 689
Carus, 282-283. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.46 g, 6 h), Cyzicus, late 282-early 283. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. VICTORI AVG / K Victory, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch in her left, standing left in biga galloping to left. Calicó 4282. Cohen 83. RIC 116. Extremely rare. Sharply struck and perfectly centered. Once mounted with the loop removed resulting in a chip on the edge at 7 h, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 690
Carus, 282-283. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.20 g, 11 h), Rome, A = 1st officina. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Radiate, and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG / AKA Victory advancing to right, holding wreath and palm branch. Cohen 98. RIC 44. With an uncommon mintmark. Silvered. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 691
Carinus, as Caesar, 282-283. Antoninianus (Billon), Lot of two coins, A: 21 mm, 3.71 g, 5h. B. 22 mm, 4.16 g, 7 h. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carinus to right. Rev. Emblems of the pontificate: lituus, secespita, capis, simpulum, and aspergillum. Both coins struck at the mint of Rome, the upper coin RIC 156, the lower RIC 155. Minor porosity, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 692
Magnia Urbica, Augusta, 283-285. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.76 g, 12 h), Struck under Carinus, Lugdunum, 283. MAGNIA VRBICA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Magnia Urbica to right, set on a crescent. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus standing facing, head turned to left, holding apple and scepter. Cohen 11. RIC 337 (Carinus). Partially silvered. Pitting on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Nice Nigrinian antoninianus
Lot 693
Divus Nigrinian, died circa 284. Antoninianus (Billon, 21 mm, 4.13 g, 10 h), struck under his father Carinus, Rome, 1st officina (A), 284-285. DIVO NIGRINIANO Radiate head of DIvus Nigrinian to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / KAA Eagle standing facing, wings spread, its head turned left. Cohen 2. RIC 472. Excellent centering and lightly silvered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Rare usurper
Lot 694
Julian of Pannonia, usurper, 284-285. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.80 g, 6 h), Siscia, 3rd officina (Γ), December 284. IMP C M AVR IVLIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right. Rev. PANNONIAE AVG / S/XXIΓ The two Pannoniae, veiled, standing facing, heads left and right, their right hands outstretched; the Pannonia on the right holds a signum with her left hand. Pink VI/2, p. 50. RIC 4. Rare. Black patina; well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 695
Allectus, Romano-British Emperor, 293-296. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.55 g, 6 h), Londinium (London). IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Allectus to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG / S A / ML Providentia standing left, holding globe in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. Burnett 36. RIC 22. Green patina with darker overtones. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 696
Allectus, Romano-British Emperor, 293-296. Antoninianus (Bronze, 25 mm, 4.35 g, 11 h), Londinium (London). IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Allectus to right. Rev. PAX AVG / S P / ML Pax standing to left, holding olive branch in her extended right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Burnett 12. RIC 33. Nice olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 697
Carausius, 286-293. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h), Londinium (London). IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius to right. Rev. PAX AVG Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and long scepter with her left. RIC 880. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Antioch mint Diocletian aureus
Lot 698
Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.65 g, 5 h), Antioch, 1st officina, 284-286. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERV-ATORI AVG /SMA Jupiter standing to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left; at his feet to left, O. Biaggi -. Cohen 272. Calicó 4515b. Depeyrot 1/1. Lukanc, Antiochia 10. RIC 316. Repair marks at 12h, apparently a brilliantly pluggged hole, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 699
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 24 mm, 3.81 g, 1 h), Lugdunum, 2nd officina (B), 290-291. IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate bust of Maximianus to left, wearing imperial mantle. Rev. PAX AVGG / B Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Lyon 385. RIC 399. Plenty of silvering still intact. Light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 700
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.18 g, 7 h), Nicomedia, 303-304. MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. XX / MAXI/MIAN/I AVG / SMN in five lines within wreath. Calicó 4768. Depeyrot 7/3. RIC 14. Perfectly centered and well struck. Light scratches and rubbing, and possibly repaired at 12h, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Unrecorded reverse legend
Lot 701
Galerius, As Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h), Siscia, c. 295. MAXIMIANVS NOB C Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTV-S MILIT / *SIS Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over a tripod altar before the gate of a camp with six towers. Cohen 216 var. (MILITVM). RIC 61-2 var. (same). Good style. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 702
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.33 g, 12 h), Antioch, 9th officina, 297. MAXIMIA-NVS CAESAR Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / ✷ANTH Camp gate with three turrets and no doors. RIC VI 38b. Rare, perfectly centered and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Very rare Galeria Valeria aureus
Lot 703
Galeria Valeria, Augusta, 29. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.69 g, 11 h), Siscia, 308-309. GAL VALE-RIA AVG Draped bust of Galeria Valeria to right, wearing stephane and resting on a crescent. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI / SIS Venus standing left, holding apple in her right hand and drawing drapery from shoulder with her left. Calico 4969. Depeyrot 11/7. RIC 196. Very rare. Slightly wavy flan and with tooling, smoothing and possible traces of repairs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 704
Galeria Valeria, Augusta, 29-311. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.24 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 4th officina (Δ), 309-310. GAL VALERIA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Galeria Valeria to right. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI / Δ-*/MKV Venus standing facing, her head turned to left, holding apple in her right hand and raising drapery with her left over left shoulder. RIC 58. Well-centered and with a rough dark green patina and some earthen encrustations on the reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 705
Constantius I Chlorus, as Caesar, 293-305. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.29 g, 12 h), Antioch, 293. CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. HERCVLI CONS CAES/ SMAZ✷ Hercules standing facing, with his head turned to left, holding the three Hesperides apples and lion's skin with his right hand and leaning his left on his club. Calicó 4833 (same dies). Cohen 145. Depeyrot 9/4. RIC 8. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 706
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.20 g, 6 h), Siscia, c. 294. CONSTANTI-VS CAESAR Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMATICA The four Tetrarchs sacrificing before the gate of a camp with six turrets. Cohen 286 var. (SARMAT). Jelocnik 12. RIC 42. Nice style and attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 707
Theodora, second wife of Constantius I, died before 337. Follis (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.89 g, 12 h), Treveri (Trier), 1st officina (P), 337-340. F L MAX THEODORAE AVG Laureate and draped bust of Theodora to right. Rev. PIETAS ROMANA / ·TRP· Pietas standing facing, head turned to the right, holding child in her arms. LRBC 113. RIC 65. Sharp strike. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 708
Severus II, as Caesar, 305-306. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 8.54 g, 5 h), Heraclea, 1st officina (A), 305-306. FL VAL SEVERVS NOBIL CAES Laureate head of Severus II to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / HTA Genius, nude but for cloak, standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae in his left. RIC 25. Coppery-red surfaces with partial silvering. Light porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 709
Maxentius, 307-312. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 5.96 g, 11 h), Aquileia, 3rd officina (Γ), 309-310. IMP MAXENTIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maxentius to right. Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE / AQΓ Roma, holding spear in left hand, seated left on shield within tetrastyle temple, handing globe held in right hand to Maxentius standing right, holding scepter in left; between then, a captive seated right; Victories as acroteria, she-wolf and twins in pediment. Drost 113. Some silvering remaining. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Attractive Divus Romulus follis
Lot 710
Divus Romulus, died 309. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.97 g, 11 h), struck under his father Maxentius, Rome, 3rd officina (T), 308-310. DIVO ROMVLO N V BIS CONS Bare head of Romulus to right. Rev. AETERNAE MEMORIAE / RBT Domed hexastyle shrine with right door slightly ajar; on dome, eagle standing to right, head turned to left. RIC 207. Brown patina with light earthen deposits; well centered and clearly struck with the bricks in the shrine clearly delineated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 711
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.07 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, A = 1st officina, 318-319. LICINIVS IVN NOB CAES Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Licinius II to right. Rev. VOT V / MVLT X / CAESS / TSA in four lines within laurel wreath. RIC 41. Rare. Mostly silvered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 712
Maximinus II, 310-313. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.48 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 7th officina, 311-313. MAXIMINV-S AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing to left, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak for Jupiter; in field to right, Z. Biaggi 1893. Calicó 5016. Cohen 122. Depeyrot 5/3. RIC 44b. Very rare, toned and clear. Minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 4000 CHF
High grade Constantine I solidus
Lot 713
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.45 g, 5 h), issued in honor of Constantine's Tricennalia, Nicomedia, 2nd officina, 335. CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right, viewed from front. Rev. VICTORIA CONSTANTINI AVG Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT / XXX on shield held by winged genius to right, standing left. Alföldi 616. Depeyrot 44/2. RIC VII 178. Bent and straightened , otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 714
Helena, Mother of Constantine I, empress 324-330. Follis (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.33 g, 12 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 3rd officina (Γ), 328-329. FL HELENA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Helena to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE / ΓSIS (double crescent) Securitas standing facing, head left, holding olive branch in her right hand, fold of drapery on left. LRBC 741. RIC 218. Dark brown patina with silvery undertones; perfectly centered and well struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 715
Hannibalianus, Rex Regum, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 1.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (S), 336-337. FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hannibalianus to right. Rev. SECVRITAS PVBLICA / CONSS Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter; urn at side; in background, reeds. LRBC 1036. RIC 147. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 716
Delmatius, Caesar, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 16 mm, 1.61 g, 1 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 2nd officina (B), 335-336. FL DELMATIVS NOB C Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Delmatius to right. Rev. GLORIA EXERCITVS / BSIS Two soldiers standing to either side of a signum, each holding spear and grounded shield. LRBC 758. RIC 256. Lovely chocolate brown patina partially overlaid by uncleaned encrustations. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 717
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Siliqua (Silver, 20 mm, 3.26 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 336. Diademed head of Constantine II to right, gaze slightly heavenward. Rev. CONSTANTINVS CAES / CONSE Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm branch in left. Cohen 72. RIC 127. Scratches over Constantine's head, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A Coin With Curious Punch Marks
Lot 718
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.48 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 340-350. CONSTANTIVS AVGVSTUS Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right, all within wreath border. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG / TES Two Victories standing facing one another, holding between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX in four lines; all within wreath border. Depeyrot 6/1. RIC 69. Rare issue. Three small peck marks on the obverse and one on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 719
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 22 mm, 2.98 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina, 351-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS XXX MVLTIS XXXX in four lines within wreath, tied below and above; below, C•Γ. Cohen 342 cor. RIC 102. Toned. Minor flan faults, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 720
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.06 g, 12 h), Sirmium, 351-355. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within wreath; SIRM. Cohen 342. RIC 15. Toned. Small die-break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Interesting western style
Lot 721
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.39 g, 12 h), Arles, 355-360. FL IVL CONSTAN-TIVS PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantiius II facing, his head turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / KONS(TAN) Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/XXX/MVLT/XXXX. Cohen 112. Depeyrot 5/1. RIC 233. Scrape on chin and minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Pleasing solidus of Constantius II from Antioch
Lot 722
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Antioch, 8th officina (H), 355-360. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed head of Constantius II to right. Rev. GLORIA REIPVBLICAE / ANTH Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XXXX in two lines; Constantinopolis holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on prow and Roma holding spear in her left. Depeyrot 12/1. RIC 173. Rare. well struck and lightly toned. Faint scratch on neck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 723
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.86 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 355-361. DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / ✷TES✷ Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/ XXXX. Cohen 125. Depeyrot 14/4. RIC 198. Some marks and scuffs; slightly clipped, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 724
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 1.88 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 360-361. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within laurel wreath; LVG. Cohen 342. RIC 216. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 725
Constans, 337-350. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 2.54 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 337-340. Rosette-diademed head of Constans to right, facing slightly heavenward. Rev. CONSTANS AVGVSTVS / C·I Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand, a palm branch in her left. Cohen -. RIC 20. Very rare. Flan crack and slightly granular surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
High grade Constans solidus from Trier
Lot 726
Constans, 337-350. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.52 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 347-348. CONSTANS AVGVSTVS Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans to right. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG / TR Two Victories, facing each other, holding between them wreath inscribed, VOT / X / MVLT / XX. Biaggi 2123. Cohen 171. Depeyrot 6/3. DOC 74. RIC 135. Modern pin scratches in the obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 727
Constantius Gallus, Caesar, 351-354. Centenionalis (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.04 g, 11 h), Alexandria, 2nd officina (B), 351-354. D N CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius Gallus to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / ·S· / ALEB Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing fallen horseman, wearing cap who leaning over his horse and has his arm extended towards the soldier. LRBC 2843. RIC 79. Coppery-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 728
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.44 g, 12 h), Siscia, 2nd officina (B). D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right, behind neck, A. Rev. HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS / A / BSIS✶ Vetranio, in military attire, standing facing, head to left, holding labarum with Christogram with his right hand and spear in his left, being crowned with wreath by Victory standing behind him, holding palm. LRBC 1166. RIC 279. Dark green patina. Rough deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 729
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.55 g, 12 h), Siscia, 1st officina (A). D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right; behind, A. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / A / ASIS Vetranio, in military attire, standing left, holding a labarum, ornamented with a Christogram, in each hand; above head, star. LRBC 1160. RIC 271. Dark brown patina. Deposits and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 730
Magnentius, 350-353. Double Centenionalis (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.66 g, 6 h), Arelate, 352. D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES / PAR Large Christogram between A and ω. Bastien 278. LRBC 445. RIC 188. Dark green patina. Very granular surfaces, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 731
Magnentius, 350-353. Centenionalis (Bronze, 24 mm, 5.19 g, 6 h), Aquileia, 3rd officina (T), 350-351. D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right; behind, A. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / A / AQT· Magnentius standing left, with foot set upon seated captive to left, holding labarum with a Christogram in his left hand and being crowned by Victory standing on a globe held in his right; to right, another captive kneeling to left, clutching the emperor's leg in supplication. Bastien 307. LRBC 896. RIC 148. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
One of the best known Maiorinas of Decentius
Lot 732
Decentius, Caesar, 350/1-353. Centenionalis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 4.71 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 2nd officina (S), 351-353. D N DECENTIVS NOB CAES Bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Decentius to right. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE / */SV//RSLC Two Victories standing facing one another, holding wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X in four lines. LRBC 226. Bastien 187. RIC 134. Sharply struck and well centered, with an attractive reddish -brown patina with earthen-green overtones. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 733
Julian II, 360-363. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h), Constantinople. FL CL IVLIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCI-TVS ROMANORVM / (palm)CONSP(palm) Soldier, helmeted, standing right, head turned to left, holding trophy over his left shoulder and placing his right hand on the head of a crouching captive. Depeyrot 8/1. RIC 157. Light peripheral toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 734
Julian II, 360-363. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.46 g, 12 h), Treveri (Trier). D N CL IVLIANVS AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X / TR(palm) in four lines within wreath. Cohen 157b. RIC 365. Iridescent toning, and with a very sharp portrait. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 735
Julian II, 360-363. Siliqua (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.02 g, 12 h), Lugdunum (Lyon). D N CL IVLI-ANVS PP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X / LVC in four lines within wreath. Bastien 261. Cohen 163. RIC 218. Old toning. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 736
Julian II, The Philosopher, 360-363. Double Maiorina (Bronze, 29 mm, 8.53 g, 12 h), Nicomedia, 1st officina (A). D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVB / (palm)NIKA(palm) Bull standing right; above, two stars. LRBC 2319. RIC 12. Dark green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 737
Jovian, 363-364. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 5 h), Antioch, 7th officina (Z), 363. D N IOVIAN-VS PEP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Jovian to right. Rev. SECVRITA-S REI-PVBLICAE / ANTZ Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to left; between them they support a shield inscribed VOT / V / MVL / X in four lines; Roma holding spear in her left hand; Constantinople holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 18/2. RIC 223. Rare. A few light scratches on the obverse and minor marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 738
Jovian, 363-364. Centenionalis (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 2.57 g, 11 h), Sirmium. D N IOVIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev. VOT V MVLT X in four lines within laurel wreath; below, ASIRM. Cohen 35. LRBC 1623. RIC 118. Well struck and clear example with a lovely green patina. Scuff on Jovian's cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 739
Valentinian I, AD 364-375. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.43 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 364. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / CONSP✳ Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to right, holding labarum inscribed with Christogram in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Depeyrot 11/2. RIC 3b. Light surface marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 740
Valentinian I, 364-375. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 1.90 g, 5 h), Antioch, 367-375. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX / ANT in four lines within wreath. Cohen 73. RIC 34a.1. Very bright. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 741
Valentinian I, 364-375. Siliqua (Silver, 17 mm, 1.50 g, 6 h), Nicomedia. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. VOT V MVLT X in four lines within wreath; in exergue, SMN. Cohen 72. RIC 21a. Flan crack, porosity. Fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 742
Valens, 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 367. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / CONS(palm) Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to the right, holding labarum decorated with cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Depeyrot 20/2 var. (mintmark). RIC 3d.1 var. (same). Graffiti in reverse fields, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 743
Valens, 364-378. Siliqua (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.03 g, 5 h), Antioch. D N VALENS PER F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIP /ANT Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to the right, holding labarum decorated with cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Cohen -. RIC -. Unpublished with this obverse legend. Flan cracks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 744
Procopius, usurper, 365-366. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.93 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E). D N PROCOPIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Procopius to left. Rev. REPARATIO FEL TEMP / CONSE· Procopius standing facing, head turned to the right, holding labarum in right hand and shield set on ground with left; Christogram to upper right; uncetain object at feet to left. RIC 17a.7. Black patina covered by uncleaned, earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 745
Gratian, 367-383. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 367. D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. PRINCIPIVM IVVENTVTIS/ ✷CONS (wreath) Nimbate Gratian standing to right, wearing military dress and cloak, holding spear in his right hand, and globe on his outstretched left. Cohen 35. Depeyrot 21/3. RIC 24. Light mount marks on the edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 746
Gratian, 367-383. Siliqua (Silver, 17 mm, 1.59 g, 12 h), Siscia, 375-378. DN GRATIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VOT XV MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath closed with a medallion at the top; below wreath, SISCPS. Cohen 72. RIC 25. Lamination flaw on cheek, flan crack, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 747
Theodosius I, 379-395. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 2.12 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 392-395. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, CONS. Cohen 67. RIC 87a. Nice portrait. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 748
Theodosius I, 379-395. Siliqua (Silver, 17.5 mm, 1.59 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 383-388. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, CONS·. Cohen 67. RIC 77b. Flan cracks, porous, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
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