nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 298
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.46 g, 6 h), Rome, spring-summer 217. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. SECVRITAS TEMPORVM Securitas standing to left, with her legs crossed, holding scepter in her left hand and leaning on column. BMC 80. Clay Issue 1. Cohen 122 var. RIC 91. Toned, and with a surprisingly accurate and un-idealized portrait. Some very minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 299
Macrinus, 217-218. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.11 g, 6 h), Rome, 217. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P Annona seated to left, holding corn ears in her outstretched right hand and a cornucopia with her left; to left, at her feet, modius with grain ears. BMC -. Cohen 57 var. Calicó 2955. RIC 18 var. Very rare. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 300
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Macrinus, 217-218. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 23.21 g, 1 h). AVT KAI M OΠEΛ MAKPINOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΔAMACKHNΩN MHTPOΠOΛEOC Ambrosia, nude, standing facing with her head turned to right, metamorphosing into a grape vine: her feet already in the form of a grape vine with leaves, and holding, with both hands, vine tendrils from which grape bunches hang. Apparently unpublished: BMC -, De Saulcy -, SNG Copenhagen -, SNG München -; but for the type and its meaning see, Butcher, Ambrosia in Damascus, NC 2010, pp, 85-91, which includes coins with this reverse type minted by Philip I and Trebonianus Gallus. Of the greatest rarity, possibly unique. Attractive, dark greenish black patina overlaid with sandy deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 301
Diadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.23 g, 6 h), Rome, late July 217 - end February 218. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Diadumenian standing front, his head turned to right, holding standard with his right hand and scepter in his left; to right, two standards. BMC 87. Cohen 3. RIC 102. Sharp, clear and lustrous with a wonderful portrait. Reverse struck from clashed dies, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 302
Elagabalus, 218-222. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.89 g, 1 h), Rome, 219. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS II P P / LIB AVG II Elagabalus togate, seated left on a platform, holding scepter in his left hand and extending his right arm to left; standing left before him on the platform, Libertas holding abacus and cornucopia; below left, togate citizen moving to right, up the steps to the platform. Biaggi 1286 var. BMC -, but cf. p. 546 top and pl. 87, 3 (same reverse die). Cohen -. Calicó 3000 (same dies). RIC 9c. Extremely rare, clear, well-struck and well-centered with an interesting reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12500 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 303
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.05 g, 6 h), Rome, 220-222. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind. Rev. SECVRITAS SAECVLI Securitas seated right, supporting her head with her right hand and holding scepter with her left. BMC 229. Cohen 271. RIC 145. A lovely coin, lustrous and with a splendid portrait. Slightly irregular flan, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 304
Aquilia Severa, Augusta, 220-221 & 221-222, second and fourth wife of Elagabalus. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.03 g, 12 h), Rome. IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Aquilia Severa to right, her hair waved and fastened into a queue at the back. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia standing front, head turned to left, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopia with her left; in field to left, star. BMC 186. Cohen 2. RIC 225. With a splendid and beguiling portrait of the young empress, toned and struck in very good silver. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 305
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 6.20 g, 7 h), Rome, 230. IMP SEV ALE-XAND AVG Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. P M TR P VIIII COS III P P Severus Alexander, as Romulus, in military dress, walking to right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder. Biaggi 1331. BMC 620. Calicó 3121 (same dies). Cohen-. RIC 103. A superb, toned and sharply struck example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
A perfect Severus Alexander denarius
Lot 306
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.11 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right, with drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDE-NTIA 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 875-8. Cohen 501. RIC 250b. A truly wonderful example, perfectly struck from fresh dies, sharp, toned and exceptional. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 307
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.76 g, 5 h), Rome, March 235 - January 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding reversed spear in his left. BMC 77. Cohen 55. RIC 3. Sharply struck and with a fine portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 308
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.27 g, 6 h), Rome, 236-238. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right, seen from behind. Rev. VICTORIA GERM Victory standing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left; at her feet to left, German captive. BMC 186. Cohen 107. RIC 23. Sharp, clear, lightly toned and well-centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 309
Diva Paulina, died before 235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 2.88 g, 1 h), wife of Maximinus I, Rome, second emission, 236. DIVA PAVLINA Veiled and draped bust of Paulina to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Diva Paulina, raising right hand and holding scepter in her left, reclining on peacock flying to right. BMC 127 (Maximinus). Cohen 2. RIC 2. Attractive, nicely toned and with a fine portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 550 CHF
Lot 310
Gordian I, 238. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.59 g, 11 h), Rome, March-April 238. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian I to right, seen from behind. Rev. SECVRITAS AVGG Securitas seated left, holding short scepter in her right hand and leaning with her left arm on throne. BMC 11. Cohen 10. RIC 5. Attractive and clear. Some surface roughness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lot 311
Balbinus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 4.45 g, 12 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. With a very attractive dark patina as found. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 312
Balbinus, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 18.23 g, 12 h), Rome, April-May 238. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA DEORVM S C Providentia standing to left, holding cornucopia in her left hand and wand in her right; at her feet to left, globe. Banti 8. BMC 34. Cohen 24. RIC 19. Attractive greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 313
Pupienus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 25 mm, 4.91 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.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 314
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.19 g, 7 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus standing to right, holding snake with her right hand, which she feeds from a patera held in her left. Cohen 325. RIC 129a. Very sharp and bright. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 315
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.50 g, 1 h), struck under Gordian III, regnal year Δ = 4 = 240/241. CABINIA TPANKYΛΛΙΝ ΑY Draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICA B NE /ET ∆ Mount Argaeus; above left, pellet. Bland 60. Henseler 910b. Sharply struck and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 316
Philip I, 244-249. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.01 g, 4 h), struck to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of Rome, Rome, 248. IMP• PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right, seen from behind. Rev. SAECVLARES AVGG Low column inscribed with COS III. Biaggi 1384 (this coin). Calicó 3258. Cohen 191 cor. RIC 24. Very rare. Toned and with a good portrait. Some bangs, scratches and traces of mounting, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Lot 317
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 3.95 g, 12 h), struck under Philip I, Rome, 246-248. M OTACIL S-EVERA AVG Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right wearing stephane. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on throne with a back, holding patera and double cornucopia. Biaggi 1386. Calicó 3264. Cohen 2. RIC IV 125a (under Philip I). Extremely rare. Toned and with a fine portrait. Slightly double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 318
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 16.97 g, 11 h), struck under Philip I, Rome, 246. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, wearing stephane. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG / S C Concordia seated to left, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopia with her left. Banti 4. Cohen 10. RIC 203a (Philip I). Struck on an unusually broad flan, with a good portrait and an attractive, dark, brown-green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 319
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: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Lot 320
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 4.32 g, 6 h), struck under Trajan Decius, Rome, early 251. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla set on crescent to right. Rev. FECVNDITAS AVG Fecunditas standing facing, with her head turned to left, holding cornucopia in her left hand and extending her right to child, standing front, head to right and with hands raised towards her. Cohen 8. RIC 55b. Very well-struck, with an outstandingly fine portrait in high relief, toned, and one of the finest Antoniniani of Etruscilla this cataloguer has ever seen. Very thin flan crack, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 321
Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 2.99 g, 12 h), Rome, circa 250-251. Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C Bareheaded and draped bust of Etruscus to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS Herennius, as Princeps Iuventutis, walking to left, holding wand in his right hand and transverse spear with his left. Calicó 3311a. Cohen 25. RIC 147a. Very rare and with an elegant portrait of the young prince. Minor marks and slightly buffed, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 322
Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 3.46 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 250-251. Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C Bareheaded and draped bust of Etruscus to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS Prince standing left, holding standard in his right hand and spear in his left. Calicó 3312 (but with a photograph of a coin of Hostilian in error). Cohen 32. RIC 148a. Trau 2806 (same obverse die). Extremely rare. With some almost invisible marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Lot 323
Hostilian, as Caesar, 250-251. Aureus (Gold, 17.5 mm, 3.76 g, 5 h), Rome, circa 251. C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS Prince standing left, holding standard in his right hand and scepter in his left. Calicó 3316a. Cohen 33 var. (Hostilian holding spear). RIC 181b var (Hostilian holding spear). Very rare. A lovely example with an elegant portrait, finely toned and with beautiful, lustrous surfaces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Lot 324
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Binio (Gold, 22 mm, 6.27 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus in her right hand and cornucopia in her right. Biaggi 1415. Calicó 3333. Cohen 36. RIC 8. Same dies as Leu 87 (2003) 78. A very attractive, toned example with a fine portrait. Minor marks and scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
With a wonderful pedigree. Plate coin in Calicó.
Lot 325
Volusian, 251-253. Binio (Gold, 22 mm, 5.62 g), 252. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGG Salus standing right, holding snake in her right hand and feeding it from a patera held in her left. Biaggi 1422. Calicó 3373a (this coin). Cohen 117 corr. (bust type). RIC 152. Very rare. A lovely coin with lustrous, toned surfaces and a fine portrait. Minor scuffs, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 16000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 326
Aemilian, 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.42 g, 1 h), Rome. IMP AEMILIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVAT Jupiter standing to left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; at his feet to left, Aemilian standing at left. Cohen 16. RIC 4. With a remarkably fine portrait, beautifully modeled, toned, and in relatively high relief. Reverse lightly struck as usual, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 327
PHRYGIA. Julia. Cornelia Supera, wife of Aemilian, 253. Triassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.05 g), Philoteimos, archon for the second time. •ΓΑΙ•ΚΟΡ• CΟΥΠΕΡΗΝ /•CE• Diademed and draped bust of Cornelia Supera to right. Rev. ΑΡΧ•Τϕ - ΦΙΛΟΤΕΙΜΩ / ΙΟΥΛΙΕΩΝ Kybele seated left on throne with two lions, holding patera in her right hand. RPC IX, 896. Clear, with a dark patina and with a good portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Lot 328
Valerian I, 253-260. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 2.84 g, 6 h), Rome, 256-257. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG Victory standing to left, holding shield set on the ground with her right hand and a palm branch in her left. Calicó 3446 (same dies). Cohen 220,225. RIC 53. Very rare. Beautifully toned and unusually well-struck on both sides. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 8000 CHF
Lot 329
PHRYGIA. Temenothyrae. Valerian and Gallienus, 253-260. 10 Assaria (Bronze, 40 mm, 32.20 g, 6 h), Kleoboulos. AV K-A ΠΟ.ΛΙ.ΟVΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟC / ΑV ΚΑ.ΠΟ.ΛΙΚΙ / ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC On the left, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right, facing on the right, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left. Rev. ΚΛΕΟΒΟVΛΟ-C.ΑΡΚΩΝ / Α //ΤΗΜΕΝΟΘV/ΡΕVCΙΝ Mên, wearing Phrygian cap, chlamys, short chiton and with a crescent on his shoulders, holding a pine cone in his right hand and a long spear with his left, standing left in a chariot, drawn by two galloping bulls to left. BMC 35. Very rare. A splendid, well- and sharply-struck coin with a fine dark olive-green patina and earthen highlights. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 330
Gallienus, 253-268. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 2.94 g, 8 h), Rome, 256-257. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVGG Providentia standing to left, holding wand with her right hand and cornucopia with her left; at her feet to left, globe. Calicó 3578a. Cohen -. RIC -. An impressively well-struck example, nicely toned, with a clear and bold portrait of the emperor. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 331
Postumus, Romano-Gallic Emperor, 260-269. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.99 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 261. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Laureate head of Postumus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory in biga galloping to right. Calicó 3790 (this coin). Cohen 396. RIC42 (Treveri). Schulte 13a (this coin). Extremely rare. Some scrapes on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 332
Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.92 g, 6 h), Milan, 268-269. IMP CLAVDIVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Claudius Gothicus to right. Rev. PAX EXERC Pax standing to left, holding olive branch and scepter. Biaggi 1263. Calicó 3948. Cohen 208. H & L 40 (this coin). RIC 176 (Siscia). Sharp and well-struck, without the usual surface problems these coins often have. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 32000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 333
Tetricus I, Romano-Gallic Emperor, 271-274. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.01 g, 12 h), Treveri (Trier), December 272 - March 273. IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tetricus I to right. Rev. P M TR P III COS II P P Emperor standing right in military dress, with his left foot set on globe, holding spear in his right hand and parazonium in his left. Biaggi 1554 (this coin). C 130. Calicó 3893 (this coin). Jameson 278 (this coin). RIC 7. Schulte 50a (this coin). Attractive and clear. Minor marks and slightly buffed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 38000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 334
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 overstriking on the obverse, giving Aurelian two faces (!), test cut at the middle of the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 335
Aurelian, 270-275. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.72 g, 12 h), Mediolanum, 3rd emission, mid 271-272. 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 427. Calicó 4048. Cohen 270. Göbl 127q (dies 112/298). RIC 182. RIC Online 1484. Attractive, clear and struck on a broad flan. Usual minor marks and matte surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 336
Aurelian, 270-275. Aureus (Gold, 22 mm, 5.20 g, 12 h), Tripolis, spring-summer 273. IMP AURELIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. VIRTVS ILLVRICI Mars advancing to right, holding spear in his right hand and a trophy in his left; at his feet to right, seated captive. Calicó 4058a (same dies). Cohen 281. RIC 379 corr (Antioch). RIC Online 3211. An attractive coin, struck on a broad flan, sharp, toned and with a fascinating portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 337
Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.38 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, early 275-summer 275. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. MARS INVICTVS / XXI On the left, Mars, in military dress standing to right, holding spear in his left hand, and, with his right, receiving globe from the right hand of Sol, on the right standing left, holding whip in his left hand, and stepping with his right foot on a bound captive in oriental dress to left. BN 1216. RIC 358. RIC Online 3073. A spectacular, very sharply struck coin, fully silvered and unusually nice. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 338
Probus, 276-282. Aureus (Gold, 22.5 mm, 6.67 g, 12 h), Serdica, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Laureate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, with gorgoneion on his cuirass, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield decorated with a gorgoneion over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIAE / AVG Victory driving quadriga to left holding wreath with her outstretched right hand and palm fond with her left. Calicó 4230 var (shield). Cohen 785. RIC 833G var (shield). Very rare. Attractively toned and well struck. Very minor marks and bangs, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Lot 339
Tacitus, 275-276. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.14 g, 5 h), Siscia, 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETE-RNAE Roma, helmeted and draped, seated left on a high-backed throne, holding Victory in her right hand and a scepter with her left; below throne, shield. BN 1718. Calicó 4088. Cohen 112. RIC 74. Well-struck and with a fine yellowish-green toning. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Lot 340
Carinus, as Caesar, 282-283. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.32 g, 11 h), commemorating the capture of Ctesiphon, Antioch, 283. IMP C M AVR CARINVS NOB C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Carinus to right. Rev. VICTORIAE AVGG / SMA Victory advancing to right, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and palm branch in her left. Biaggi 1677. Calicó 4393b (this coin). Cohen -. RIC -. Vagi 2485. Extremely rare. Toned and attractive. Very light scratches, possibly graffiti, on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lot 341
Numerian, 283-284. Heavy Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.37 g, 12 h), Siscia, 284. IMP C NVMERIANVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Numerian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVGG Sol standing facing with his head turned to left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left; in field to left, star. Biaggi 1658. Calicó 4309 (same dies). Cohen 33. RIC 454. Very rare. A splendid example, beautifully toned and particularly attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 22000 CHF
Estimate: 18500 CHF
Lot 342
Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.33 g), Cyzicus, 290-293. DIOCLETIANVS – AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. COS - IIII Emperor, laureate, wearing armor and raising his right hand in salute, riding horse walking to right. Calicó 4446. Cohen 55. Depeyrot 9/1. Lukanc 4. RIC 288. Bright, lustrous and most attractive. Very minor nick at 1° on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 343
Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 5.27 g, 6 h), Siscia, 293-294. DIOCLETI-ANVS AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI C ONS - ERVATORI Jupiter standing to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left. Calicó 4492. Cohen -. RIC 6. Very rare. Well-struck and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 8000 CHF
Lot 344
Diocletian, 284-305. Argenteus (Silver, 17.8 mm, 3.10 g, 6 h), Rome, 4th officina, 295-297. DIOCLETI-ANVS AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / Δ The four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod in front of the gate of a six-turreted camp. RIC 40a. Toned and attractive. Minor surface roughness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 345
Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus (Gold, 18 mm, 5.28 g, 1 h), Nicomedia, 294. DIOCLETI-ANVS AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSE-RVATORI / SMN Jupiter, nude but for his cloak, standing to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left. Calicó 4494 (same dies). Depeyrot 2/4. RIC 5a. A splendid example, well-struck, toned and most attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 7000 CHF
Lot 346
Diocletian, 284-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.40 g, 6 h), Siscia, 294-295. DIOCLETI-ANVS AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM The Tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with four turrets. Jelocnik 1. RIC VI 32a. Same dies as Obolos 9, 25 March 2018, 433. Sharply struck and nicely toned. Flan crack at 2h, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 347
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Quinarius (Bronze, 14 mm, 0.68 g, 6 h), Rome, 3rd officina (Γ), 285-286. IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSER-VAT AVGG / Γ Jupiter standing facing, head to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and scepter in his left. Cohen 351. King Rome 32. RIC 519. Very rare. Well struck and with an attractive dark patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 675 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Plate coin in Calicó
Lot 348
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.09 g, 12 h), Rome, 1st officina, 295-296. MAXIMIA-NVS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. HERCVLI VICTORI /PR Hercules standing facing, his head turned to left, holding branch in his right hand and club together with lion's skin in his left. Calicó 4673 (this coin). Cohen 300 var. Depeyrot 5A/3. RIC -. Extremely rare. Very attractively toned. Very light die break on the reverse at 9 o'clock, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 349
Constantius I Chlorus, as Caesar, 293-305. Aureus (Gold, 18.5 mm, 5.35 g, 11 h), Rome, 1st officina, 294. D N CONSTA-NTIO NOB C Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. PRINCI-PI IV-VENTVTIS / PROM Constantius wearing short tunica and cloak, standing facing with his head turned to left, holding long scepter with his left hand and standard with his right. Calicó 4865. Cohen 233 var (obverse legend). Depeyrot 9/12. RIC -. Very rare. Attractively toned and well-struck. Some light marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Lot 350
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Aureus (Gold, 16 mm, 5.27 g, 7 h), Trier, 293-305. MAXIMI - ANVS NOB C Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG – ET CAESS N N / TR Jupiter, nude to the waist, seated left on throne, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left. Bastien & Metzger, Beaurains 329 (this coin). Calicó 4914. Cohen 121. Depeyrot 4/15. RIC 53. Very rare, and with a very attractive reddish tone as found. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 19000 CHF
Estimate: 14000 CHF
Lot 351
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.30 g, 11 h), Antioch, 293-295. MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES Laureate, head of Galerius to right. Rev. IOVI CONS CAES/ SMAZ Jupiter standing to left, nude but for drapery over his shoulders, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and scepter in his left. Calicó 4911. Cohen 117. Depeyrot 8/4. RIC - (cf. 4b, but with an eagle on the reverse). Very rare. Struck in high relief on a broad flan; nicely toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Lot 352
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.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 353
Severus II, as Caesar, 305-306. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.37 g, 12 h), Nicomedia. SEVERVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. MARTI PA-TRI NK /SMN Mars standing to left, holding spear with his left hand and resting his right on shield set on the ground by his side. Calicó 4996. Cohen 55. Depeyrot 9/3. RIC 34. Very rare. Struck on a broad flan and clear. Some porosity and marks on both sides, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 9500 CHF
Lot 354
Maxentius, as Princeps and Caesar, 306-307. Aureus (Gold, 18.5 mm, 5.57 g, 1 h), Rome, 1st officina, late 306-early spring 307. MAXENTIVS - PRINC INVICT Laureate head of Maxentius to right. Rev. HERCVLI COMITI -AVGG ET CAESS NN /E /PR Hercules, laureate and with lion's skin over one shoulder and quiver over the other, standing facing, his head to left, holding club in his right hand and bow with his left. Biaggi 1915. Calicó 5064. Carson, pp. 59-73, 89 (this coin). Depeyrot 15/5. Drost 4/1 (this coin). RIC 138. Extremely rare. Well-struck and clear. Very slightly matte surfaces as usual, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 21000 CHF
Estimate: 20000 CHF
Lot 355
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.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 8500 CHF
Plate coin in Calicó
Lot 356
Licinius I, 308-324. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Siscia, 308-309. IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Licinius to right. Rev. SALVS AVGG N N/ SIS Salus standing to left, feeding, from a patera held in her right hand, a snake emerging from an altar at her feet to left, and holding long scepter with her left. Cohen -. Calicó 5130 (this coin). RIC 194. Very rare. Fresh and sharp with an interesting, early portrait. Some marks, scuffs and abbrasions, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lot 357
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.25 g, 11 h), Nicomedia, 3rd officina, 321-322. D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Licinius II facing. Rev. IOVI CONSER-VATORI CAES / SMNΓ Jupiter, draped from the waist, holding Victory on globe in his right hand and a scepter in his left, seated facing on a throne set on a platform inscribed SIC·V· / SIC·X·; in field to left, eagle to left, his head turned back to right, and holding a wreath in his beak. Alföldi 253. Calicó 5151a. Cohen 28. Depeyrot 31/2. RIC 42. Rare. Sharp and clear, nicely toned and attractive. Minor marks and edge bumps, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 30000 CHF
Estimate: 20000 CHF
Lot 358
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.20 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 1st officina, 327. CONSTANTI - NVS MAX AVG Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. SPES PVBLIC / A / CONS Labarum, with three circular medallions on the drapery and a Christogram on the top, on tall spear with its base piercing s serpent/dragon lying to right. RIC VII, p. 572, 19. Of great rarity, an evocative and exciting type. Very well-preserved with a dark, greenish black patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lot 359
Crispus, Caesar, 316-326. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Sirmium, c. 323. FL IVL CRIS-PVS NOB CAES Laureate and heroically bare bust of Crispus to left, seen from behind, holding spear pointing upwards with his hidden right hand, with his shield over his chest and with a baldric over his shoulder. Rev. CONCOR-D-IA AVGG N N / SIRM Concordia seated left on a backless throne, holding caduceus in her right hand and a cornucopia in her left. Alföldi 17. Depeyrot 7/3. RIC 39. Vagi 3162. Very rare. Toned and with a heroic portrait. Some marks and scuffs, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6250 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 360
Delmatius, Caesar, 335-337. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 336. FL DELMATIVS NOB CAES Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Delmatius to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IV-VE-NTVTIS / CONS Delmatius, in military dress, standing to left, holding vexillum in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to right, two standards. Cohen 15 var. Depeyrot 7/10. RIC 113. Vagi 3178. Extremely rare. Attractive and clear. Minor surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 42000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 361
Constantius II, as Caesar, 324-337. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.38 g, 1 h), Constantinople, 335-336. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to left. Rev. CONSTANT-IVS CAESAR /CONS Victory walking to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch in her left. RIC 96. A coin with a remarkably elegant, even noble, portrait of Constantius II Caesar. Minor scratches, scuffs and marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 362
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 9.49 g, 6 h), Siscia, 340-350. CONSTANTIVS AVGVSTVS Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right; the whole within wreath border tied above with a rosette. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG / oSIS• Two Victories, standing and facing each other, holding between them a wreath inscribed, VOT / X / MVLT / XX; the whole within wreath border tied above with a rosette. Depeyrot 12/1. RIC 131. Attractive, toned and clear. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 363
Constantius II, 337-361. Light Miliarense (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.78 g, 7 h), Sirmium, 353-354. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right. Rev. FELICITAS ROMANORVM / SIRM On the left, Constantius, diademed, in military dress and Constantius Gallus, bare-headed, standing facing under distyle arch, heads confronted, each holding scepter and globe. Cohen 74. RIC VIII 11. Very rare and most unusual preserved with what appears to be later attachment loop. Minor edge cut and traces of wear from use as an attachment, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 364
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, 4th officina, 355-361. FL IVL CONSTAN TIVS PERP AVG Pearl diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantius facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear over his right shoulder with his right hand and, over his left, shield decorated with a horseman riding down a fallen foe. Rev. GLORIA REI PVBLICAE / SMNC On the left, Roma, helmeted, draped, holding spear and with her head facing. On the right, Constantinopolis, turreted, draped, holding scepter, her foot on prow and with her head to left, seated on thrones facing one another, holding between them a wreath inscribed VOT/XXX/MVLT/XXXX. Depeyrot 5/2. RIC 74. A superb, lustrous piece, perfectly centered and strongly struck. Minor doubling in the obverse legend, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 365
Magnentius, 350-353. Solidus (Gold, 22.5 mm, 4.34 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 18 January-27 February 350. IM CAE MAGNENTIVS AVG Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. VICTORIA• AVG•LIB• ROMANOR / TR On the left, Victory standing right, holding palm frond over her left shoulder; on the right, Libertas standing left, holding transverse scepter with her left hand; between them, they hold a trophy on a long shaft. Bastien, Magnence, 7. Cohen 48. Depeyrot 8/1. RIC 247. Rare. Toned and quite attractive (despite the faults mentioned below). Traces of a very carefully removed clamp mount at 12 o'clock on the obverse and some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 366
Magnentius, 350-353. Heavy Siliqua (Silver, 20 mm, 3.35 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 351-352. D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITI / TR Soldier, helmeted and wearing military dress, standing facing with head to right, holding reversed spear with his right hand and resting his left on a shield by his side. Bastien, Magnence, 54. Cohen 81. RIC VIII, 304. Very rare. Quite attractive and clear. Minor marks and scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 367
Constantius Gallus, Caesar, 351-354. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.45 g, 5 h), Nicomedia, 2nd officina. D N FL CL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius Gallus to right. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VO/TIS /V. Biaggi 2208. Cohen 24. Depeyrot 5/3. RIC 75. Rare. Attractively toned and very pretty. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 368
Julian II, 360-363. Siliqua (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.14 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon). D N C L IVLI-ANVS PP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X within wreath; below, LVC. Bastien 261. Cohen 163. RIC 218. A splendid, lustrous and toned coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 369
Jovian, 363-364. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Antioch, 363. D N IOVIAN - VS PEP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Jovian to right. Rev. SECVRITA - S REI - PVBLICAE / ANTΓ Roma and Constantinople enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to left; between them they support a shield inscribed VOT / V / MVL / X; Roma holding spear in her left hand; Constantinople holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on a prow. Cohen 8. Depeyrot 18/2. RIC VIII 223. Rare. Splendid, lustrous, sharply struck and perfectly centered. Some minor striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 370
Valens, 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.43 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 367. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE /CONS (wreath). 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 34. Depeyrot 20/2. RIC 3d.2. A splendid, sharp, toned and lustrous coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 371
Gratian, 367-383. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 377-380. D N GRATIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VICTOR-IA AVGG / TROBT Valentinian I and Gratian enthroned facing, each with right hand on a globe between them; above, Victory facing with wings spread; palm frond between. Cohen 39. Depeyrot 47/2. RIC 49b. Clear and toned. A curious coin, either struck from worn and slightly filled dies or, quite possibly, a very good contemporary imitation, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 372
Valentinian II, 375-392. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 389-391. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian II to right. Rev. VICTOR-IA AVGG / T-R/ COM Two emperors of equal size, Valentinian II and Theodosius I, nimbate and wearing imperial robes, seated facing on throne, the one on right holding mappa in his left hand, and the two together holding globe; between them above, Victory facing with her wings spread over their heads; between them below, palm-branch. Cohen 37. Depeyrot 53/1. RIC 90a. A lovely, toned example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 373
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.46 g), Constantinople, 4th officina, 378-383. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. CONCORDI-A AVGGGΔ/ 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/V/MVL/X, resting on a column, and with her right foot on a prow. Cohen 10. Depeyrot 38/1. RIC IX, 47b. Very well-struck and most attractive. Very minor mark on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 374
Magnus Maximus, 383-388. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier). D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnus Maximus to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REI PVBLICAE / SMTR Magnus Maximus standing front, his head turned to right, holding labarum with Christogram in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left; in field to left, star. Cohen 4. Depeyrot 50/1. RIC 76. Very rare. Toned and clear. Some marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2240 CHF
Estimate: 2800 CHF
Lot 375
Magnus Maximus, 383-388. Siliqua (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.43 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 2nd officina. D N MAG MAX-IMVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnus Maximus to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM / TRPS Roma seated facing on throne, her head to left, holding globe and scepter. RIC 84b.1. Toned and lustrous. Minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 376
Flavius Victor, 387-388. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.80 g, 11 h), Mediolanum. D N FL VIC-TOR P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Flavius Victor to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM/ MDPS Roma seated facing on throne, her head turned to left, holding globe in her right hand and a reversed spear with her left. Cohen 6. RIC 19b. Rare. Attractive, lustrous and clear. Struck on a slightly ragged flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 377
Arcadius, 383-408. Semissis (Gold, 17 mm, 2.17 g, 6 h), Mediolanum, 395-402. D N ARCADI-VS PF AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / M-D/ COMOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT / X / MVLT/ XX on shield held by winged genius standing to left. Depeyrot 17/2. RIC 1210. Very rare. Clear and attractively toned. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 378
Arcadius, 383-408. Tremissis (Gold, 13.5 mm, 1.37 g, 12 h), Mediolanum, 394-395. D N ARCADI-VS PF AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / M-D/ COM Victory standing facing, head to right, holding wreath with her right hand and globus cruciger with her left. Depeyrot 18/1. RIC X 1214. With a very youthful portrait of Arcadius. Lightly struck on both sides, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 379
Eugenius, 392-394. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.57 g, 11 h), Mediolanum, spring 393 - 6 September 394. D N EVGENI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Eugenius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM /M-D/ COM Victory advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand and palm branch with her left. Cohen 10. Depeyrot 11/2. RIC IX 29.1. Extremely rare and very sharply struck. Flan rather crinkled, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 380
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 9th officina, 402-403. D N HONORI-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. CONCORDI-A AVGGG Θ / 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. Cohen 3. Depeyrot 56/1. RIC X 24. A superb, fresh, toned example. Tiny scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 381
Honorius, 393-423. Miliarense (Silver, 24 mm, 4.28 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 408-420. DN HONORI-VS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to left. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / CON Nimbate and armored emperor standing facing, his head turned to left, holding globus in his left hand and raising his right in salute; to left, star. DOC 782. MIRB 62. RIC X, 369. Rare. Lustrous and sharp. Flan faults, especially on the obverse, and minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 860 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 382
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 16 mm, 1.51 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory walking right, her head turned left, holding wreath in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC X, 213. Sharp and particularly attractive. Some marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 383
Theodosius II, 402-450. Miliarense (Silver, 23 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to left. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / CON Nimbate and armored emperor standing facing, his head turned to left, holding globus in his left hand and raising his right in salute; to left, star. MIRB 61a. RIC X, 370. Vagi 3747. Same dies as obolos 3, 2015, 381. Well-preserved and attractive. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 384
Constantine III, 407-411. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.44 g, 7 h), Treveri (Trier), 2nd officina, 408-411. D N CONSTAN-TINVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine III to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AAVGGG / TROBS Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive to right. Cohen 5. Depeyrot 57/1. DOC 796. RIC 1514. Very rare. Attractively toned. Minor marks and a tiny flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 385
Constantine III, 407-411. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.39 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 408-411. D N CONSTAN-TINVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORIA AAVGGG / TRMS Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in her outstretched right hand and reversed spear in her left. Lafaurie 11. RIC 1532. Rare. Nicely toned and nicely struck on an unusually full flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 386
Constantine III, 407-411. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.67 g, 12 h), Arelate (Arles), 408-411. D N CONSTAN-TINVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORIA AAVGGG / SMAR Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in outstretched right hand and reversed spear in left. Cohen 4. Lafaurie 14. RIC 1538. Rare. Nicely toned, well-struck and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 387
Jovinus, usurper, 411-413. Siliqua (Silver, 10 mm, 1.17 g, 7 h), Lugdunum. DN IOVIN-VS [PF AVG] Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Jovinus to right. Rev. VICTOR[-I-A] AVGG / SMLDV Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in her outstretched right hand and reversed spear in her left. Cohen 4. Bastien 258. RIC 1717. Very rare. Attractively dark toned as found. Struck on a slightly misshaped and underweight flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 388
Johannes, usurper, 423-425. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Ravenna. D N IOHAN-NES P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Johannes to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG /R-V/ COMOB Johannes in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive to right. Cohen 4. Depeyrot 12/1. DOC 819. RIC 1901. Toned and with an interesting portrait. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 4250 CHF
Lot 389
Valentinian III, 425-455. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.42 g, 1 h), Ravenna, 430-445. D N PLA VALENTI-NIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R - V / COMOB Valentinian III standing facing, his right foot set on a human-headed serpent, holding a long cross in his right hand and Victory on globe with his left. Depeyrot 17/1. RIC 2018. Clear, attractive, of remarkably fine style, and very well-struck. Tiny marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 390
Valentinian III, 425-455. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 2.23 g, 6 h), Rome, 435-436. D N PLA VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM /R-M / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT / X / MVLT/ XX on a shield held by a winged genius standing to left. Cohen -. Depeyrot 42/2. RIC 2048. Very rare. A splendid coin, well-struck on a full flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 391
Valentinian III, 425-455. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.44 g, 5 h), Rome, circa 440-455. D N PLA VALENTI-NIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R - M / COMOB Valentinian III standing facing, his right foot set on a human-headed serpent, holding a long cross in his right hand and Victory on globe with his left. Cohen 19. Depeyrot 46/1. DOC 849. RIC 2014. Sharp and toned, with a remarkably fine reverse. Minor dig on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 392
Justa Grata Honoria, Augusta, circa 426-450. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.38 g, 12 h), Ravenna, c. 439. D N IVST GRAT HO-NORIA P F AVG Diademed and draped bust of Honoria to right, wearing pearl necklace and with a cross on her shoulder; manus Dei holding nimbus above. Rev. BONO REI-PVBLICAE / R-V/ COMOB Victory standing facing, head turned to left, holding long jeweled cross with her right hand; star in upper left field. Cohen 1. Depeyrot 15/1. Ranieri 89. RIC 2022. Very rare. A good example of a lovely coin struck in honor of a very painful individual!. Very minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 12000 CHF
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Lot 393
Majorian, 457-461. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.47 g, 11 h), Ravenna. D N IVLIVS MAIORI-ANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust of Majorian to right, holding spear in his right hand, and shield decorated with a christogram in his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R-V/ COMOB Majorian standing facing, holding long cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left, placing his right foot on human-headed coiled serpent. Depeyrot 22/1 var (diadem). RIC X 2606 (this coin illustrated on plate 58). Extremely rare. Lightly toned, clear and well struck. Minor flan flaws as struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 394
Aelia Verina, Augusta, 457-484. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.29 g, 6 h), struck under her husband, Leo I, Constantinople. AEL VERI-NA AVG Pearl-diademed and draped bust of Aelia Verina to right. Rev. CONOB✷ Cross within wreath tied below and above. Depeyrot 96/1. MIRB 10. RIC 614. Rare. Toned and with a good portrait. Minor scratches and with the flan slightly wavy, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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Lot 395
Libius Severus (Severus III), 461-465. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.40 g, 12 h), Mediolanum, 462-465. D N LIBIVS SEV-ERVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Libius Severus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / R-V/ COMOB Emperor standing facing, holding long cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left, placing his right foot on human-headed coiled serpent. Cohen 8. Depeyrot 26/3. Lacam pl. 17, (same dies). LRC 892 (same dies). RIC 2720 (this coin illustrated on plate 61). Ulrich-Bansa 108. Very rare. Toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 396
Libius Severus (Severus III), 461-465. Tremissis (Gold, 13 mm, 1.46 g, 6 h), Mediolanum. D N LIBIVS SEVERVS PERPE AV Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Libius Severus to right. Rev. COMOB Cross within wreath tied below and above. Depeyrot 175, 28/1. Lacam 77. RIC 2727. Ulrich-Bansa 139. Very rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
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