obolos 19
8 May 2021
Webauction
Lot 997
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.43 g, 11 h), Antioch, 8th officina (H), 347-355. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / SMANH Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX. Depeyrot 6/3. RIC 81. Fine Antioch style. A light scratch on obverse, and a few areas of rub on the highest points, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 998
Constantius II, 337-361. Maiorina (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.84 g, 10 h), Antioch, 2nd officina (B), 350-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / Γ/ ANB Helmeted soldier (Constantius II) to left, holding shield on his left arm, spearing fallen horseman, wearing cap, who leans over his horse and has his arm extended towards the soldier. RIC 132. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 999
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.00 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, A = 1st officina . D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVM / TSA Vetranio standing facing, head left, holding labarum with Chi-Rho in right hand and shield set on ground with left. LRBC 1654. RIC 126. Dark green patina. Light porosity and smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1000
Julian II, The Philosopher, 360-363. Maiorina (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.72 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, 1st officina (A), 361-363. 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 121. Black patina. Light smoothing, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1001
Julian II, 361-363. Maiorina (Bronze, 28 mm, 7.92 g, 5 h), Arelate, 2nd officina (S). D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REI PVB / SCONST· Bull standing right, head facing; two stars above; to right, eagle standing right on wreath, holding wreath in beak. LRBC 469. RIC 320. A pleasing example with fine details. Minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1002
Julian II, 360-363. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.56 g, 6 h), Heraclea, 1st officina (A). D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG Diademed, helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. VOT / X / MVLT / XX in four lines within wreath; in exergue, HERACL•A. LRBC 1909. RIC 106. Dark greenish-brown patina with earthen highlights. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1003
Valens, AD 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, 5th officina (E), 364. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE /SMNE 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 10/2. RIC 2d.1. Mark on cheek, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 1004
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 12 h), Decennalia issue, Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 388-392. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG Θ/CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand and, with her left, a round shield inscribed VOT/X/MVLT/XV, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 47/1. RIC 71b. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1150 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1005
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.39 g, 7 h), Sirmium, 1st officina (A), 395-397. D N HONORIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / S - M / A/CONOB Honorius standing right, with his left foot set on captive, holding labarum in his right hand and, in left, a globe topped by Victory holding a wreath to crown the emperor. Depeyrot 32/2. RIC X 2. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1006
Honorius, 393-423. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 1.74 g, 11 h), Uncertain mint, but probably Mediolanum (Milan), c. 402. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM / [MDPS?] Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory set on globe in her right hand and spear in her left. Cf. RIC 1228. Cf. RSC 59†b. Toned. Flat strike on lower edge obscuring the mintmark, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1007
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold plated copper or bronze, 21 mm, 3.82 g, 5 h), an ancient counterfeit with an obverse of Honorius and a reverse of Arcadius, uncertain mint, c. 403-408 or later. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Honorius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. NOVA SPES REIPVBLICAE S / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting on her left knee a shield on which she inscribes XX/XXX. cf. Depeyrot 54/2 = RIC 29 (known only for Arcadius!). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1008
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 8th officina (H), 383-388. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG Η/CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head to right and with her right foot on a prow, holding long scepter in her right hand and shield inscribed VOT/V/MVL/X with her left. Depeyrot 46/3. RIC IX, 70c.4. Pleasing portrait. Graffito in reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1009
Arcadius, 383-408. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.53 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 383. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right, holding spear and shield, being crowned by manus Dei from above. Rev. GLORIA RO-MANORVM / CONΓ* Arcadius standing facing, head left, holding labarum and shield set on ground; to left, captive seated facing. RIC 53b. LRBC 2153. A lovely example, attractive brown surfaces. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1010
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 397-402. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC 7. A strong strike from fresh dies. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1011
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 3.60 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z), 397-402. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing slightly to right, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG Z / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC 7. Clipped to be used in jewellery, but free of any mount mark, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1012
Theodosius II, 402-450. Nummus (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.32 g, 6 h), Alexandria, 408-423. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right; star behind. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / ALEB Theodosius and Honorius standing facing one another, each holding spear in outer hand and together supporting globe between them. LRBC 2931. RIC 418. Rare issue. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1013
Leo I, 457-474. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, c. 462 or 466. D N LEO PERPET AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory facing, her head turned to left, holding globus cruciger in her left hand and wreath in her right; to right, star. Depeyrot 93/3. RIC 635. A few minor scratches and a scuff, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1014
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ). D N ZENO PERP AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Δ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 910. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1015
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.07 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z). D N ZENO PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Z / CONOB Victory standing left, holding in right hand a long voided cross; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 911. Scratch on obverse edge, graffito (X) in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1016
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 2.19 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N ZENO PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Zeno to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing shield; star to left, staurogram to lower right. Depeyrot 109/2. RIC 931. Flan a little wavy, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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