obolos 3
15 November 2015
Webauction
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 3.72 g 6), Colonia Patricia, 19 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. SIGNIS RECEPTIS Aquila on left and standard on right flanking S P Q R arranged around shield inscribed CL V. BMC 418. Cohen 265. RIC 86a. Lovely portrait. Obverse struck slightly off-center, minor weakness at shield, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Very nice Aureus of Augustus
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 7.79 g 5), Lugdunum, 15 BC. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP X bull butting right, raising his left foreleg and lashing his tail. BN 1372. BMC 450. Calicó 212. RIC 166a. An honest and very attractive example. Minor edge nick at 12 o’clock, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.77 g 12), Lugdunum, c. 2 BC-AD 4. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT / CL CAESARES Gaius and Lucius Caesares standing facing with two round shields and two spears between them; above, simpulum, on left, to right and, on right, lituus to left. BMC 519. Cohen 43. RIC 207. A nice example. Almost invisible cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.78 g 2), Lugdunum, 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding scepter in her right hand and olive branch in her left. BMC 48-60. Cohen 16. RIC 30. Darkly toned. Light scuff on cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.72 g 6), Lugdunum, 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding long scepter in her right hand and olive branch in her left; plain chair legs. Cohen 16. Lyon 144. RIC 26. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 280 CHF
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.75 g 6), Lugdunum, 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right, feet on footstool, holding spear with her right hand and branch in her left; ornate chair legs; two lines below throne. Lyon 146. RIC 28 var. (three lines below throne). RSC 16b. An attractive and sharp piece. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Tiberius, 14-37. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 7.48 g 7), Lugdunum, 15-18. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Livia (as Pax) seated right on chair, holding scepter in her right hand and olive branch in her left; plain chair legs, double line below. BN 13-15. BMC 30-33. Calicó 305d. RIC 25. Metal flaw on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Anonymous, Time of Tiberius, 14-37. Tessera (Bronze, 20mm, 5.21 g 2). Woman reclining right on front of a couch, supporting her upper body on her left elbow, head turned back, looking at a man who is making love to her; man holding the woman’s thigh with his right hand, and the woman holding the man’s arm above his elbow with her right hand; a footstool and drapery are seen under the couch, and additional drapery hanging in left background. Rev. Numeral II within circle of dots and laurel wreath. Buttrey, Spintriae 7 var. (differing numeral). Very rare. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Well struck As of Agrippa
Agrippa, died AD 12. As (Copper, 30mm, 11.55 g 6), Rome, posthumous issue struck under Caligula, 37-41. M AGRIPPA L F COS III Head of Agrippa to left, wearing rostral crown. Rev. S - C Neptune standing left, naked except for cloak hanging over right arm, behind back and over left shoulder and upper arm, holding small dolphin in his outstretched right hand and trident with his left. BN 77-97. BMC 161-168 (Tiberius). RIC 58. A lovely example with a dark brown toning. Minor cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 560 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Germanicus, died AD 19. As (Copper, 29mm, 11.94 g 6), posthumous issue struck under Caligula, Rome, 37-38. GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVGVST F DIVI AVG N Bare head of Germanicus to left. Rev. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around S C. BMC 49. BN 73. Cohen 1. RIC 35. Clear surfaces and a lovely brownish-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Adlocutio type of Gaius
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 30.76 g 6), Rome, c. 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Gaius to left. Rev. ADLOCVT / COH Bare-headed and togate Gaius standing left before the sella castrensis on a platform, haranguing five soldiers with shields and parazonia, the two rearmost pairs of soldiers carry an aquila. BMC 33. BN 45. Cohen 1. Kent-Hirmer pl. 49, 168. RIC 32. A detailed and clear example with a reddish-brown glance patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. As (Copper, 11.5 g 8), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Bare head of Gaius to left. Rev. VESTA / S - C Vesta seated left on throne with ornamented back and legs, holding patera in her right hand and long scepter in her left. BMC 45-48. Cohen 27. RIC 38. An attractive and well centered piece with a lovely brownish-green patina. Fields slightly smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 500 CHF
Rare and lovely Aureus of Nero Claudius Drusus
Nero Claudius Drusus, died 9 BC. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 7.74 g 6), Rome, struck under Claudius, 41-42. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP Laureate head of Drusus to left. Rev. Triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue between two trophies; over and upon architrave, DE / GERM. BN 1. BMC 95. Calicó 315. Cohen 1. RIC 69. A very honest coin with a most attractive reddish toning. Minor marks in left obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Claudius, 41-54. Quadrans (Bronze, 18mm, 2.75 g 7), Rome, 42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG Modius on three legs. Rev. PON M TR P IMP P P COS II around S C. BMC 182. Cohen 72. RIC 90. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Claudius, 41-54. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.58 g 7), Rome, 50-51 (?). [TI CLAVD CA]ESAR AVG P M TR P [X] P [P IMP XVIII] Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. S P Q R / P P / OB C S in three lines within oak wreath. BMC -. Cohen 94. RIC 60. Rare. Nicely toned. Some corrosion and minor scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 26.49 g, 6 h), Rome, 64. NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. S - C Triumphal arch surmounted by statue of emperor in quadriga accompanied by Pax and Victory, flanked by two soldiers; a nude, helmeted statue of Mars in side niche of arch. RIC 147. WCN 111. Pit before neck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 7.35 g 7), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left. BN 213-219. BMC 67. Calicó 412. RIC 52. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Nero, 54-68. As (Copper, 26mm, 10.78 g 7), Rome, 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG GERM Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. S - C Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed S P Q R. BMC 246. Cohen 298. RIC 351. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Impressive Sestertius of Nero, from the Mazzini Collection
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Bronze, 35mm, 25.71 g 6), Rome, 67. IMP NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P XIII P P Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. S - C / ROMA Helmeted Roma seated left on cuirass, holding a long scepter in her right hand and resting her left arm on a shield set at her side. BMC 114. BN 427. Cohen 285. RIC 356. An attractive and well struck coin with a dark green patina and a good portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Starting Price: 4500 CHF
Galba, 68-69. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 25.71 g 7), Rome, struck c. August-October 68. IMP SER SVLP GALBA CAES AVG TR P Laureate and draped bust of Galba to right. Rev. LIBERTAS PVBLICA / S - C Libertas standing left, holding pileus in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 71. BN 147-150. Cohen 130. RIC 309. Reverse details slightly strengthened, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Vitellius, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.41 g 6), Rome. A VITELLIVS GERMANICVS IMP Bare head of Vitellius to right. Rev. XV VIR SACR FAC Tripod with covered vessel; below, raven standing right; above, dolphin to right. BMC 3. Cohen 115. RIC 70. Struck on a slightly short flan, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 500 CHF
Apparently unlisted and unique Quadrans of Vespasian
Vespasian, 69-79. Quadrans (Orichalcum, 17mm, 2.26 g 6), Rome, 71. IMP VESPASIAN AVG Palm tree. Rev. PON M TR P P P COS III / S - C Hand holding scales. BMC -. BN -. Cohen -. RIC2 - (cf. 347 with different obverse). With a lovely old toning. Extremely rare. Apparently unlisted and possibly unique. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Judaea Capta type
Vespasian, 69-79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 23.49 g 6), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTI / S C Victory standing right, left foot set on helmet, writing on shield; in right field, mourning Judea seated beneath palm tree. BMC 582. BN 560. Cohen 625. RIC 468. Very rare and with a lovely toning. Some metal flaws, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Remarkable Denarius of Domitian Caesar
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.29 g 7), Ephesus, 71. DOMITIANVS CAESAR AVG Bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Domitian to right, wearing aegis. Rev. AVG and mint mark EPE within oak wreath. Cohen 22. RIC 1445 (Vespasian). RPC 846. A lovely and particularly nice example of this fascinating series. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 2750 CHF
Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 21.98 g 7), struck under her father Titus, 80-81. DIVAE IVLIAE AVG DIVI TITI F / S P Q R Carpentum drawn by two mules to right. Rev. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P around large S C. BMC 472. Cohen 9. RIC 760. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.41 g 6), Rome, 93-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt in her right hand and spear with her left; shield at her side. RIC² 763. Lustrous. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.30 g 6), Rome, 94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing right on capital of rostral column, holding spear in her right hand and shield in her left; to right, owl. RIC² 767. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 125 CHF
Rare and pedigreed Sestertius of Divus Augustus
Divus Augustus, died 14. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 24.58 g 6), posthumous issue under Nerva, Rome, 98. DIVVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP NERVA CAESAR AVGVSTVS REST around S C. BMC 149. Cohen 570. RIC 136. Rare. Struck on a broad flan and with a nice brownish-green patina. Fields very gently smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2750 CHF
Starting Price: 2750 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.15 g 6), Rome, 101-102. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM Laureate head of Trajan to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS IIII P P Victory standing right on prow, holding palm frond with her left hand and wreath in her outstretched right. BMC 106. Cohen 241var. (different bust type). RIC 59. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 120 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.35 g 7), Rome, 114-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R Helmeted Virtus standing right, holding spear in her right hand and parazonium in her left. Cohen 272. RIC 353. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Very rare Mauretania Type Sestertius of Hadrian
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 25.92 g 6), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. MA-VRET-ANIA / S C Mauretania standing left, wearing short tunic, holding, in her right hand, the bridle of a horse standing left with its right leg raised, and, in her left hand, holding two spears. Banti 533. BMC 1763. Cohen 957. RIC 859. An attractive piece with a fine, dark brown-green patina. Some traces of smoothing, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
From the A.M. Huntington Collection
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 7.08 g 6), Rome, 139. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. TR POT COS II Pietas, veiled, standing left, holding incense box in her left hand and raising her right over altar. BMC 108. Calicó 1643. Cohen 862. RIC 53. An attractive example. Insignificant marks on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3500 CHF
Starting Price: 3500 CHF
Excellent portrait
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 27.53 g 12), Rome, the late 140s-150s. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Laureate and bearded head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS III[I] / S - C Antoninus Pius standing left, wearing military dress, paludamentum and a radiate nimbus, holding a laurel branch in his right hand and a spear in his left. Banti 116. BMC 1667. Cohen 318. RIC 765. A splendid example of a perfectly struck sestertius with an excellent portrait and a fine brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 4000 CHF
Virtually as struck
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.32 g 6), Rome, 145-161. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Thunderbolt on draped throne. BMC 536. Cohen 345. RIC 137. A bright, lustrous example of exceptional quality. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Banti plate coin, ex Glendening, 23 January 1963, 1291
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 29.47 g 6), Rome, 141. DIVA AVGVSTA FAVSTINA Diademed and draped bust of Faustina Senior to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG / S - C Pietas standing left, dropping incense on candelabrum with her right hand and holding box of perfumes with her left. Banti 85 (this coin). BMC 1442 (Antoninus Pius). Cohen 249. RIC 1146A. A lovely example with a dark green patina. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 24.74 g 12), Rome. A ’proto–contorniate’ with edges hammered and geared in antiquity. Good fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 22.58 g 11), Rome, 161. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. TR POT XV COS III / S - C Marcus Aurelius standing left in slow quadriga, holding eagle-tipped scepter. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC 1360b. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. As (Copper, 26mm, 11.54 g 12), Rome, 175. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. CONCORD EXERC IMP VII COS III / S - C clasped hands holding legionary eagle. BMC 1495. Cohen 60. RIC 1123. With a beautiful dark green patina. Light corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Diva Faustina Junior, died 175/6. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 24.06 g 12), Rome, 176-180. DIVA FAVSTINA PIA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. AETERNITAS / S - C Aeternitas, veiled, standing left, holding phoenix on globe in her right hand and resting her left elbow on a short column. BMC 1565. Cohen 7. RIC 1693. Brownish-green patina. Struck from a worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Banti plate coin and from the Mazzini Collection
Commodus, 177-192. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 25.12 g 6), Rome, 181. M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. PROV DEO TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P / S - C Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe in her right hand and long scepter with her left. Banti 343 (this coin). BMC 462. Cohen 627. RIC 312. Struck on a broad flan. Well centered and with a lovely brownish-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Very rare and well-preserved
Commodus, 177-192. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 24.15 g 11), Rome, 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P / S C At center, Commodus, togate, standing 3/4 facing to left, clasping right hands over a low altar with Serapis, draped and wearing a polos, standing right; behind him, Isis standing right holding a sistrum; at the right, Victory standing left and crowning the emperor. Banti 328. BMC 707. Cohen 592. RIC 614a. A rare type with a dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.54 g 11), Laodicea ad Mare, 197. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and scepter. Cohen 592. RIC 491a. A lovely example. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.92 g 6), Rome, 209. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS III P P Neptune standing left, leaning on raised right leg set on rocks and holding trident in left hand. BMC 3. Cohen 529. RIC 228. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
VICTORIA BRITANNICA
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.61 g 1), Rome, 210/211. SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VICTORIAE BRIT Victory seated left on shield, balancing shield set on knee and holding palm. BMC 61-62. Cohen 731. RIC 335. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.02 g 12), Rome, 211-217. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. PVDICITIA Pudicitia seated left on throne, head facing, holding scepter with her left hand. BMC 72-73. Cohen 170. RIC 575. Well centered and finely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 25mm, 4.76 g 7), Rome, 216. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Domna set on crescent to right. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated left on throne, with outstretched right hand, holding scepter in her left. BMC 22. Cohen 211. RIC 388A. A beautifully toned piece struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.35 g, 12 h), Rome, 213. ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MARTI PROPVGNATORI Mars advancing left, holding a spear in his right hand and a trophy with his left. BMC 60-61. Cohen 151. RIC 235. A clear example. Minor striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 27.14 g 12), Rome, 214-217. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM / S - C Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe in her right hand and long scepter with her left. Banti 106. BMC 271. Cohen 537. Hill 1413 (Septimius Severus). RIC 572a. A most attractive example with a dark brownish-green patina. Minor double strike on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 2000 CHF
ROMAN. Imperial. A lot containing 4 silver coins. Julia Domna. Denarius (19 mm, 3.10 g, 6), Rome. RIC 581; Caracalla. Denarius (20 mm, 3.50 g, 2), Rome. RIC 213; Severus Alexander. Denarius (19 mm, 2.96 g, 12), Rome. RIC 139; Gordian III. Denarius (19 mm, 3.38 g, 7), Rome. RIC 131. Very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 4 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Plautilla, Augusta, 202-205. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.41 g 12), Rome. PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Plautilla to right, her hair in horizontal waves and tied up at the back. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus, bare to her waist, standing left, holding an apple in her right hand and a palm branch with her left and resting her left elbow on a shield; at her feet to left, Cupid. BMC 429. Cohen 25. Hill 661. RIC 369. A sharp and clear example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.16 g 6), Rome, 200-202. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. SECVRIT IMPERII Securitas seated left, holding globe in her right hand and resting her left arm on chair. Cohen 183. RIC 20b. A clear and sharply struck example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.36 g 12), Rome, 200-202. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Geta standing left, holding baton in his right hand and scepter in his left; to right, trophy. Cohen 157. RIC 18. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.32 g 12), Laodicea ad Mare, 203. P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. MARTI VICTORI Helmeted Mars advancing right, holding a spear in his right hand and a trophy over his left shoulder. Cohen 76. RIC 103. A beautiful piece with an excellent portrait and original luster. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.61 g 12), Rome, struck under Elagabalus, 218-220. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right, her hair bound up at the back. Rev. IVNO Juno, veiled, standing left, holding a long scepter in her left hand and a patera in her right. Cohen 15. RIC 254. A very elegant and expressive portrait. Minor metal flaws on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.31 g 7), Rome, 219. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. MARS VICTOR Helmeted Mars advancing right, holding spear with his right hand and trophy with his left. BMC 21. Cohen 113var. (different bust type). RIC 123. Attractively toned and sharply struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.57 g, 12 h), Rome, 220-222. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing left between two shields, holding open wreath with both hands; in field to right, star. BMC 236. Cohen 300. RIC 161. Sharp and clear. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Aquilia Severa, Augusta, 220-221 & 221-222. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.81 g 7), Rome, struck under Elagabalus. IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Aquilia Severa to right, her hair waved and fastened in queue at back. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia standing front, head turned to left, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; in field to right, star. BMC 335. Cohen 2. RIC 226. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Rare Liberalitas scene
Severus Alexander, 222-235. As (Copper, 25mm, 11.75 g 2), Rome, 222-231. IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVGVSTI IIII / S C Severus Alexander seated left on platform, behind him, lictor standing; in front, Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; citizen mounting steps. BMC 567. Cohen 140. RIC 579. A rare type. Some corrosion, otherwise, good fine.
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Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 16.93 g 12), Rome, 228. IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P VII COS II P P / S - C Virtus standing left, his right foot set on prow, holding spear with his right hand and parazonium in his left. Banti 77. BMC 515. Cohen 344. RIC 477. An honest coin with a very attractive brown patina. Very fine.
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Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 21.63 g 12), Rome, 230. IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P VIII COS III P P Radiate Sol standing left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left. Banti 96. BMC 634. Cohen 393. RIC 503. Very sharp and clear. A particularly nice example with a beautiful dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
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Pupienus, 238. Sestertius (Bronze, 31mm, 20.06 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. PAX PVBLICA / S C Pax seated left on throne, holding branch in her outstretched right hand and scepter with her left. Banti 6. BMC 48-49. Cohen 23. RIC 22a. Attractive reddish-brown patina. Fields slightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
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Gordian III, as Caesar, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 20.91 g 1), Rome, April-July 238. M ANT GORDIANVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Gordian Caesar to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGG / S C Augur's wand, sacrificial knife, patera, sacrificial jug, simpulum and sprinkler. Banti 59. BMC 64. Cohen 183. RIC 3. Nicely toned and with an elegant portrait of the young emperor. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 4.49 g 12), Antioch, 238-239. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing left, holding olive branch in her right hand and transverse spear in her left. RIC 189a. An attractive example. Die break in the obverse legend, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 18mm, 4.09 g 12), Rome, 241-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Gordian III, in military dress, standing right, holding spear in his right hand and globe in his left. Cohen 266. RIC 93. Clear and well centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.06 g 1), Rome, 244-247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ANNONA AVGG Annona standing left, holding grain ears over modius in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 25. RIC 28c. Lustrous and sharp. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 5.17 g 8), Rome. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip, wearing military dress, standing right, holding spear with his right hand and globe in his left. Cohen 54. RIC 216c. Sharply struck and well centered. Slightly rought surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
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Trajan Decius, 249-251. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 18.36 g 12), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG / S - C Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. Cohen 117. RIC 126d. An honest example with a particularly powerful portrait. Struck on a somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 20mm, 2.93 g 1), Rome, 265. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. FORTVNA REDVX / ç Fortuna standing left, holding rudder set on globe with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Göbl 586w. RIC 193. A lovely piece with much of its original silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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ROMAN. Imperial. A lot containing 4 silver coins. Gallienus. Antoninianus (21 mm, 2.36 g, 12), Cologne. Göbl 874l; Gallienus. Antoninianus (22 mm, 3.43 g, 12), Cologne. Göbl 871q; Gallienus. Antoninianus (20 mm, 3.20 g, 6), Samosata. Göbl 1676m; Aurelian. Antoninianus (23 mm, 3.84 g, 6), Ticinum. RIC 151. Good very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 4 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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Postumus, 260-269. Double Sestertius (Bronze, 34mm, 19.61 g 6), Cologne, 261. IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. P M TR P COS II P P Helmeted Postumus standing right, in military dress, holding globe in his right hand and spear in his left. Bastien 63l. Cohen 246. Elmer 213. RIC 106. Struck on a broad flan. Minor striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
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Postumus, 260-269. Antoninianus (Silver, 20mm, 3.58 g 1), Cologne, 268. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. P M TR P VIIII COS IIII P P Bow, club and Roman quiver. AGK (corr.) -. Cunetio 2448. Elmer -. RIC -. A nice example of a very rare type. Attractively toned. Very fine.
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Postumus, 260-269. Antoninianus (Silver, 20mm, 3.26 g 12), Cologne, 268. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR GALLIAR Postumus standing left, holding scepter with his left hand, stepping on captive kneeling before him, and raising kneeling Gallia with his right, wearing mural crown. AGK (corr.) 74. Cunetio 2452. Elmer 587. RIC 82. Rare. Nicely toned. Very fine.
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Marius, 269. Antoninianus (Bronze, 19mm, 3.14 g 1), Cologne. IMP C MARIVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marius to right. Rev. SAEC FELICITAS Felicitas standing front, her head turned to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. AGK (corr.) 4b. Elmer 634. RIC 10. Sharply struck and with a beautiful light brown toning. Obverse struck with a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.10 g 11), Rome, 268-269. IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes walking left, holding flower in her right hand and raising hem of her dress with her left. Normanby 613. RIC temp 212. RIC 102. Much silvering. Very fine.
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ROMAN. Imperial. A lot containing two Follis of Divus Claudius Gothicus and Divus Maximianus. . Very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 2 coins in lot.
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.95 g 6), Serdica, 274-275. IMP AVRELIANVS P F AVG Radiate, cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. RESTITVT ORBIS / * / KA A Female figure standing right, presenting wreath to the emperor standing left, outstretching his right hand and holding a scepter in his left. BN 1034. RIC 297. RIC temp 2736. A lovely example with a dark toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 4.51 g 12), Siscia. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. CONSERVAT AVG / XXIIII Sol standing front, head turned to left, holding globe in his left hand and raising his right. Cohen 179. RIC 671. Sharply struck and with a nice old toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Bronze, 24mm, 3.62 g 12), Lugdunum, 281. IMP C PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. COMITI PROBI AVG / I Minerva standing facing, her head turned left, holding olive branch, spear and shield set on ground. Cohen 106. RIC 69. Struck on a large flan. Good very fine.
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Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Billon, 27mm, 13.01 g 6), Treveri, c. 301-305. IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / S - K / PTR Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 582a. An excellent example struck on a particularly heavy flan. Extremely fine.
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Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Billon, 27mm, 9.54 g 6), Ticinum, c. 296-297. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / * / PT Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 31a. Sharply struck and of particularly nice style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Follis (Billon, 30mm, 9.82 g 6), Lugdunum, c. 301-303. IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to left, holding scepter over his right shoulder and shield with his left. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / A / PLC Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera over altar in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 86b. Very rare. A particularly well preserved example with much silvering. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
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Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Bronze, 29mm, 8.88 g 6), Cyzicus, 297. FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN / KB Genius, nude but for cloak, standing facing, his head turned left, holding wreath in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC 11a. Traces of original silvering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Billon, 29mm, 8.26 g 6), Lugdunum, c. 301-303. CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantius to left, holding club over his right shoulder. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / A / PLC Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera over altar in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 147. Very rare. Minor striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Billon, 29mm, 11.19 g 6), Treveri, c. 303-305. CONSTANTIVS NOB C Laureate and draped bust of Constantius to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / S - F / PTR Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 601. Well centered and struck on a very broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Billon, 27mm, 9.47 g 7), Treveri, c. 303-305. MAXIMIANVS NOBIL C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Galerius to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / S - F / PTR Genius, naked but for cloak and wearing mural crown, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC VI, 595b. Nearly fully silvered. Extremely fine.
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Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Billon, 19mm, 3.78 g 11), Cyzicus, 317-320. IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate bust of Constantine to left, wearing imperial mantle, holding mappa in his right hand, scepter and globe in his left. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG / wreath - B / SMK Jupiter, nude, standing left, holding Victory in his right hand and long scepter in his left. RIC VII, 8. Nearly fully silvered. Good very fine.
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Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 2.99 g 12), Sirmium, 324. CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. SARMATIA DEVICTA / SIRM Victory advancing to right, holding trophy in her right hand and palm branch in her left, treading on bound captive to right. RIC VII, 48. A well struck and historically interesting coin. Extremely fine.
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Constans, 337-350. Follis (Bronze, 18mm, 2.57 g 6), Siscia, 348-350. D N CONSTANS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constans to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / ΓSIS* Phoenix standing right upon rocky mound. RIC VIII, 199. An excellent example of this type with a lovely dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22mm, 4.44 g 6), Antioch, 355-361. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed head of Constantius to right. Rev. GLORIA REI PVBLICAE / ANT Γ Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XXXX; Constantinopolis holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on prow and Roma holding spear in her left. Cohen 126. Depeyrot 12/1. RIC 172. A lovely example struck on a broad flan. Insignificant die flaw on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Valentinian I, 364-375. Solidus (Gold, 22mm, 4.33 g 6), Antioch, struck 364. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valentinian to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / *ANTΔ* Valentinian standing facing, his head turned to right, holding labarum with his right hand and Victory on globe in his left; in field to left, cross. Depeyrot 20/1. RIC IX, 2b. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Valentinian I, 364-375. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.51 g 12), Antioch, 364-367. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / ANTS 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; in field to left, Christogram. Cohen 28. Depeyrot 19/1. RIC IX, 2b. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Valens, 364-378. Siliqua (Silver, 18mm, 1.75 g 6), Constantinople, 364-367. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. VOT V within wreath; below, *C.Γ. RIC 13f. A nice and finely toned example. Some metal flaws on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Flavius Victor, 387-388. Siliqua (Silver, 15mm, 1.37 g 12), Aquileia. D N FL VICTOR P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Flavius Victor to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / AQPS Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her right. Cohen 4. RIC 53b. Rare. Short flan crack at 1 o’clock and slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.51 g 6), Ravenna, 402-406. D N HONORIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / R - V / CONOB (sic!) 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. RIC X, 1287 var. (COMOB). Rare variant. A very attractive example with a few minor deposits on the reverse. Light scratches in the left obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Theodosius II, 402-450. Miliarense (Silver, 22mm, 4.23 g 12), Constantinople, 402-408. 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. RIC X, 370. Nicely toned but with some black deposits on the obverse. Good extremely fine.
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Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 14mm, 1.50 g 6), 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. A lovely and well-centered example struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A particularly beautiful Solidus of Theodosius II from Thessalonica
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.50 g 6), Thessalonica, 424/5-430. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing slightly right, holding spear over his right shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy. Rev. GLOR ORVIS TERRAR / TESOB Theodosius standing facing, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 51/1. RIC 365. A particularly beautiful example. About extremely fine.
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Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.50 g 7), Constantinople, struck 430-440. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing slightly right, holding spear over his right shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXXΓ / CONOB Helmeted Constantinopolis seated left on throne, foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand and long scepter with her left; shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC X, 257. A lovely example. Lustrous and well struck. Minor die flaws on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.26 g 6), Constantinople, 430-440. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing slightly right, holding spear over his right shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX Γ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, holding globus cruciger in her right hand and long scepter with her left; her left foot set on prow; round shield to lower right. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC X, 257. Holed and probably removed from mounting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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