nomos 2
18 May 2010
Widder Hotel, Zürich
Lot 165
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.60 g 12), Uncertain mint in the northern Peloponnnesos, circa 21 BC. AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IOVI - OLVM The hexastyle temple of Zeus at Olympia, seen from the front, with a round shield in the pediment and palmettes on the roof. Bauten 159. BMC 665. BN 939. Cohen 182. RIC 472. Rare. An attractive, bright example. Obverse struck very slightly off-center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2800 CHF
Lot 166
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.87 g 1), Samos, circa 21-20 BC. CAESAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Bull standing right. BMC 663. BN 941. Cohen 28. RIC 475. A bright, bold and attractive coin. Very minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 167
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.91 g 7), Colonia Patricia, circa 19 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. OB / CIVIS / SERVATOS within oak wreath with jewel at the top and with the ties extending upwards. BMC 378. Cohen 208. RIC 77a. A lovely piece, bright, and unusually nice. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3500 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 168
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.66 g 2), Rome, L. Aquillius Florus, circa 19 BC. L.AQVILLIVS.FLORVS. III.VIR Draped bust of Virtus to right, wearing helmet with a long crest and a feather on the side. Rev. AVGVSTVS CAESAR Augustus, driving biga of elephants to left, holding laurel branch over the backs of the elephants. BMC 36. BMCRR 4545. Cohen 354. RIC 301. Rare. Struck on a slightly oblong flan but attractive and fresh. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7750 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 169
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.57 g 7), Rome, under the moneyer L. Aquillius Florus, 19/8 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. L AQVILLIVS.FLORVS.III.VIR Open flower with six petals seen from above. BMC 46 = BMCRR 4553. BN 183. Cohen 364. RIC 309. An attractive piece. Bright and lustrous. Some very minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 170
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.77 g 1), Pergamon, circa 19-18 BC. AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. ARMENIA CAPTA Armenia tiara and bowcase with quiver. BMC 677. BN 995. Cohen 11. RIC 516. Very rare. Somewhat brightly cleaned and with some minor traces of corrosion remaining, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7250 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 171
Tiberius. AD 14-37. Aureus (Gold, 7.79 g 10), Lugdunum, circa 14-17. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia, wearing robes and holding a branch in her right hand and a long scepter in her left, seated to right on a simple, undecorated throne above a double line. BMC 30. Calicó 305e. Cohen 15. RIC 25. An attractive, bold example, with an expressive portrait and fine toning. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10500 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lot 172
Caligula. 37-41. Denarius (Silver, 3.64 g 6), Rome, 40. C.CAESAR.AVG.PON.M.TR.POT.III.COS.III Laureate head of Caligula to right Rev. S.P.Q.R. / P.P /OBC.S. within oak wrreath. BMC -. Cohen 21. RIC 28. . Very rare. A lovely example, sharp and particularly attractive, Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 31000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 173
Nero. 54-68 AD. Denarius (Silver, 3.57 g 6), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated to left on throne, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left. BMC 74. Cohen 119. RIC 53. An attractive piece, well struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 174
Nero. 54-68 AD. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 25.32 g 7), Lugdunum, 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right with globe at the point of the bust. Rev. PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT S C Temple of Janus with ornate roof decoration, latticed window on the left and with a garland hung across the closed double doors to the right. BNC 319. BN 73. Cohen 146. RIC 438. WCN 419. A fine and clear example with a smooth brown patina, a good portrait and a detailed view of the temple of Janus. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9400 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 175
Galba. AD 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 3.35 g 5), Rome, circa July 68 - January 69. IMP SER GALBA AVG Bare head of Galba to right. Rev. SPQR / OB / C S within oak wreath. BMC 34 (there incorrectly termed laureate). Cohen - . RIC 167. Rare. Perfectly centered and with a powerful portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 176
Otho. AD 69. Denarius (Silver, 3.53 g 6), Rome, circa 15 January - 9 March 69. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. PAX ORBIS TERRARVM Pax standing to left holding branch in her right hand and caduceus in her left. BMC 3. Cohen 3. RIC 4. Bright, well centered and well struck, an unusually nice piece. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5800 CHF
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Lot 177
Vitellius. AD 69. Denarius (Silver, 3.47 g 6), Rome, April-December 69. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA P R Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae. BMC 20. BN 52. Cohen 18. RIC 90. An excellent, lustrous piece with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Lot 178
Vespasian. AD 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 3.49 g 12), struck in a mint in Asia Minor, probably Ephesos, 76. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right; below wreath ties, small O. Rev. Domitian Caesar, in military dress, riding prancing horse to left, raising right hand in salute and holding scepter in his left. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC 1480. Extremely rare. For an obverse die by the same die cutter, see RIC 1479. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 179
Titus. AD 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 3.54 g 6), Rome, after 1 July 79. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. TR P VIIII IMP XIIII COS VII P P Venus standing right, half draped, nude to the hips and leaning on a column to her right, holding a helmet in her left hand and a long transverse scepter in her right. BMC 9-10. Cohen 268. RIC 34. An unusually nice example, lustrous and well-struck. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lot 180
Julia Titi. Augusta, AD 79-90/1. Denarius (Silver, 3.35 g 6), 80-81. IVLIA AVGVSTA TITI AVGVSTI F. Diademed and draped bust of Julia Titi to right, her hair in a plait down the back of her neck. Rev. VENVS AVGVST Venus standing right, half draped, nude to the hips and leaning on a column to her right, holding a helmet in her left hand and a long transverse scepter in her right. BMC 141. Cohen 14. RIC 388. Sharply struck and particularly attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 181
Domitian. AD 81-96. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 12.73 g 6), struck to commemorate the Secular Games, Rome, 14 September-31 December 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII CENS PERP P Radiate bust of Domitian to right. Rev. COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC Domitian, togate, standing left before a temple facade, sacrificing from a patera over a burning altar to left; to left, flute player and harpist standing right; at their feet, personification of the Tiber lying right, holding cornucopiae. BMC 432. Cohen 91. RIC 621. Rare. Attractive green patina with brown highlights. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 182
Domitia. Augusta, AD 82-96. Denarius (Silver, 3.57 g 6), Rome, 82-83. DOMITIA AVGVSTA IMP DOMIT Draped bust of Domitia to right, wearing pearl necklace and with her hair piled up over her forehead and in a long braid falling down the back of her neck. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGVST Peacock walking right. BMC 61. BN 65-68. RIC 151. Rare. A superb piece, beautifully preserved and well struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 19500 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Lot 183
Nerva. AD 96-98. Denarius (Silver, 3.37 g 7), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. COS III PATER PATRIAE Simpulum, sprinkler, ewer and lituus. BMC 33. Cohen 48. RIC 24. A brilliant, sharply struck and very attractive example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 184
Trajan. AD 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 25.83 g 6), Rome, 105. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI S C Trajan, in armor, on horse galloping to right, hurling spear at fallen Dacian crawling to right. BMC 839. Cohen 508. Hill 216. RIC 543. A lovely clear example with a splendid portrait. Lovely brownish gold Tiber patina. Minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6400 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 185
Trajan. AD 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 3.38 g 6), Rome, 107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DACP M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with aegis on his far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Genius of the Roman People standing left, holding cornucopiae in his left hand and sacrificing over a burning altar from a patera held in his right. BMC 209. Cohen 394. Hill 347. RIC 183. A remarkably fine piece, perfectly struck in high relief. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 186
Trajan. AD 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 3.34 g 6), Rome, 114. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI View of the Column of Trajan: showing his statue on top, the two eagles at its base, and the entrance below. Bauten 50. BMC 452. BN 746. Cohen 558. Hill 618. RIC 292. Sharp and attractive with lustrous surfaces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1450 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 187
Hadrian. AD 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 3.51 g 6), Rome, 122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III Galley moving to left. BMC 246. Cohen 1174. Hill 215. RIC 113. A superb piece, perfectly centered and unusually fine. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1550 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 188
Hadrian. AD 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 3.54 g 6), Rome, 125. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS III Libertas standing left, holding pileus in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC 402. Cohen 374. Hill 270. RIC 175. A superb and lustrous piece with a wonderful portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 189
Aelius. Caesar, AD 136-138. Denarius (Silver, 3.29 g 6), Rome, 137. L AELIVS CAESAR Bare head of Aelius to right. Rev. TR POT COS II / CONCORD Concordia seated left, holding patera in her right hand and resting her left elbow on cornucopiae set on the ground. BMC 981 (Hadrian). Cohen 1. Hill 837. RIC 436 (Hadrian). A splendid piece, of wonderful style. Minor die scratch on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 190
Antoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, AD 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 3.53 g, 6 h), Rome, 140. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Bare head of Marcus Aurelius Caesar to right. BMC 156. Cohen 15. RIC 417a. A superb and lustrous piece, with a remarkably elegant portrait of the young Marcus . Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 191
Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28.54 g 12), Rome, 145. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS III S C / LIBERALITAS / [AVG IIII ] Antoninus Pius seated on platform to left with, to left, Liberalitas standing left with abacus and cornucopiae and, to right, officer standing left; below left, togate citizen standing right with upraised hands. BMC 1688. Cohen 498. Hill 655. RIC 774. Strack 984. An attractive coin with a particularly detailed and well-preserved reverse. Greenish brown patina, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 9500 CHF
Lot 192
Diva Faustina Senior, Wife of Antoninus Pius, Empress 138-140. Denarius (Silver, 3.24 g, 6 h), Rome, struck to commemorate her death in AD 140, circa 147. DIVA FAVSTINA Veiled and draped bust of Diva Faustina to right, her hair in a bun bound with pearls at the top of her head. Rev. AETERNITAS Fortuna, veiled, standing facing, head left, holding globe and rudder. BMC 366. Cohen 7. RIC 348. A beautifully centered coin with a splendid, large portrait in high relief. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 193
Commodus. AD 177-192. Denarius (Silver, 2.88 g 6), Rome, very late 191-192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Head of Commodus to right, wearing the lion skin headdress of Hercules. Rev. HERCVLI ROMANO AVG Bow, club and quiver loaded with arrows. BMC 343. Cohen 195. RIC 253. An astonishingly well-preserved and sharply struck coin, rare thus. Struck on a slightly tight flan, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3700 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Lot 194
Crispina, Augusta, AD 178-182. Denarius (Silver, 3.39 g, 12 h), Rome, 180-182. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina to right, her hair bound up at the back. Rev. VENVS Venus standing left, holding an apple in her right hand and gathering up her upper garment on to her left shoulder with her left. BMC 44 (Commodus). Cohen 35. RIC 286a (Commodus). Lustrous, beautifully centered and well-struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 195
Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 2.85 g 12), Laodicea, 197. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIIII Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. PROFECTIO AVG Septimius Severus, holding transverse spear and riding horse walking to right. BMC 466. Cohen 580. RIC 494. A superb piece, bright and most attractive. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 196
Septimius Severus. D 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 3.12 g 7), Rome, 201. SEVERVS AVG PART MAX Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. BMC 187. Cohen -. Hill 471. RIC 157. Rare. Attractive and well-struck. Very minor flan crack, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1680 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lot 197
Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29.98 g 12), Rome, 211. L SEPT SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VICT BRIT P M TR P XIX COS III P P / S C Two Victories standing left and right, fixing a shield on a palm tree with two seated captives at its base. Banti 165. BMC 216A (but with an incorrect obverse legend). Cohen 723. Hill 1166. RIC 808 var . Attractive dark green patina. Reverse double struck, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 198
Julia Domna. Augusta, AD 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 2.89 g 7), Rome, 216. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated left, extending right hand and holding scepter in her left. BMC 23B. Cohen 212. Hill 1536. RIC 388c. A superb and lustrous coin with an excellent portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 199
Caracalla. AD 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 3.47 g 6), Rome, 206. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. LAETITIA - TEMPORVM Circus scene: in the middle, a galley under sail to left; below, wild animals (including a stork, lions, bulls and a bear); above, four racing quadrigas. BMC 508. Cohen 118. Hill 793. RIC 157. Very rare, clear and very attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 200
Caracalla. AD 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 3.16 g 12), Rome, 214. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate and bearded head of Caracalla to right. Rev. LIBERAL AVG VIIII Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. BMC 70. Cohen 139. Hill 1427. RIC 302. Superb and lustrous. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 201
Geta. Caesar, AD 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 3.25 g 6), Rome, 206. P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated facing in the center intercolumniation of a hexastyle temple with a statue at the base of each column; in the pediment, Jupiter standing between two reclining figures. BMC p. 247, * = Cohen 176 = Hill 788 = RIC 54 (all citing the specimen in Paris). RCV 7199 (also presumably referring to the Paris piece, but this is not clear). Extremely rare and of great importance. A clear and remarkably well preserved example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 202
Diadumenian. Caesar, AD 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 3.26 g 6), Rome, late July 217 - end February 218. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right, seen from the front. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Diadumenian standing left, in military dress, his head to right, holding standard in his right hand and scepter in his left; behind him to right, two standards. BMC 87. Cohen 3. RIC 102. Lustrous and with a lovely portrait. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 960 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Lot 204
Julia Soaemias. Augusta, AD 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 3.26 g 6), Rome. IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Soaemias to right. Rev. IVNO REGINA Juno, veiled, standing right, holding long scepter in her left hand and palladium on her extended right. BMC 40. Cohen 3. RIC 237. A beautifully preserved coin with an outstanding portrait. Minor die clashing on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 205
Julia Paula. Augusta, AD 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 3.63 g 11), Antioch. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right. Rev. CONCORDIA Julia, veiled, standing left, on the right, facing Elagabalus, togate, standing right, on the left, clasping their right hands together. BMC 319. Cohen 12. RIC 214. A superb piece with a remarkably fine portrait in high relief. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 206
Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. Aureus (Gold, 6.28 g 6), Rome, 223. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Mars standing left, helmeted and wearing armor, holding olive branch in his right hand and reversed spear in his left . BMC 91. Calicó 3089. Cohen 230. RIC 21. Rare. With a fine portrait of the youthful emperor. Toned and attractive, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 9500 CHF
Lot 207
Gordian III. AD 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 4.82 g 12), Rome, end July 238 - July 239. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus standing left, resting right hand on shield and holding spear with his left. Cohen 381. RIC 6. A remarkably fine piece, with a superb, youthful portrait struck in high relief. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 210
Philip I. AD 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 4.13 g 6), Rome, 244-247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. PAX AETERN Pax running to left, holding branch and transverse scepter. Cohen 102. RIC 41. Bright, attractive, well centered and in high relief. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 211
Philip I. AD 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 4.76 g 6), Antioch, 248. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Cohen 8 var. RIC 82. Sharp, attractive and well struck. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 212
Otacilia Severa. Augusta, AD 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 4.28 g 6), Rome, 248. OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa on crescent to right. Rev. SAECVLARES AVGG / IIII Hippopotamus walking to right. Cohen 63. RIC 116b. A fine piece with a particularly amusing looking hippopotamus. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 625 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 213
Philip II. AD 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 4.61 g 1), Antioch, 247-249. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to left. Rev. FELI / CITAS / IMPP in three lines within laurel wreath. Cohen 11. RIC 242. Rare. With a fine portrait of the young prince and an unusually interesting reverse. Beautifully centered and well struck, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 625 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 214
Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 3.84 g 6), Rome, 250-251. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. PANNONIAE The Two Pannoniae standing left, both raising their right hands, the one on the left with a standard next to her and the one on the right holding a vexillum. RIC 23 var. Attractive and well struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 215
Trebonianus Gallus. AD 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 3.65 g 6), Rome, 251-253. IMP CAE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. ANNONA AVGG Annona standing right, holding rudder and corn ears. Cohen 17. RIC 31. Sharp, lustrous and with a splendid portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 425 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 216
Aemilian. AD 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 3.57 g 6), Rome, August - September 253. IMP AEMILIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right. Rev. MARTI PACIF Mars striding left, bearing branch in his right hand and spear and shield in his left. Cohen 22. RIC 5b. Rare. Some slight flatness of strike, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 217
Diva Mariniana. The wife of Valerian, who died before he came to the throne in 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 2.66 g 12), Viminacium, 253-254. DIVAE MARINIANAE Veiled and draped bust of Mariniana on crescent to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Apotheosis of Mariniana: Mariniana, draped, raising right hand and holding scepter, flying upwards on peacock to right. Cohen 16. MIR 36, 850b. RIC 6. A remarkably well-struck example with a particularly delicate portrait. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 218
Constantine I, AD 307/310-337. Aureus (Gold, 5.43 g, 6 h), Siscia, summer 311-313. CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate head of Constantine I to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI / SIS Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing on globe to left, his head turned back bearing a wreath in his beak for Jupiter. Calicó 5168. Depeyrot 13/1. RIC 214. Very rare. A lovely coin, perfectly preserved and lightly toned. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 24000 CHF
Estimate: 12000 CHF
Lot 219
Constantine I. AD 307/310-337. Medallion in the weight of 6 siliquae (Silver, 19.08 g 6), Constantiniople, struck as a donative for the dedication of Constantine’s new city of Constantinople, circa 11 May 330. Head of Constantine to right, wearing rosette diadem Rev. D N CONSTANTINVS / MAX TRIVMF AVG /M CONSZ Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, turned slightly to the right, wearing turreted crown, holding cornucopiae and with her left hand and flower with her right, and with her right foot on the prow of a galley. Alföldi pl. 18, 225. Cohen 136. Gnecchi p. 58, 11-13 var. (differing officinae). RIC p. 578, 5 3 var. Toynbee pl. 37, 9. Extremely rare, a remarkable piece of the greatest historical importance. Toned and pleasing, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 44000 CHF
Estimate: 50000 CHF
Lot 220
Arcadius. AD 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 4.52 g 6), Constantinople, circa 403-408. 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. NOVA SPES REIPVBLICAE S / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting on her left knee a shield, which she inscribes XX/XXX; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 34/2. RIC 29. Lustrous and very attractive. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 221
Leo I, 457-474. Tremissis (Gold, 1.45 g 6), Milan, 2 August - 19 November 461. D N LEO PERPET AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo to right. Rev. Cross within wreath; in exergue, COMOB. RIC 2515. Extremely rare. Crudely struck and with some remaining deposits. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Lot 222
Zeno, Second reign, AD 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 4.53 g 6), Constantinople, fifth issue. 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 Γ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 929 . Sharp and lustrous. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1250 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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