obolos 4
21 February 2016
Webauction
Lot 595
PONTOS, uncertain. Circa 120-100 BC. Unit (Bronze, 11mm, 2.20 g). Head of horse with star on neck to right. Rev. Palm branch with tainia and star. HGC 317. SNG BM 984. SNG Stancomb 653. Dark olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 596
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 33mm, 11.78 g 7), Rome, 99-100. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AG GERM P M Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. TR POT COS III P P / S - C Victory advancing left, holding round shield inscribed S P / Q R in two lines. Cohen 628. RIC 417. Minor deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An attractive Denarius of Trajan with an unusual bust type
Lot 597
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.12 g 7), Rome, 103-111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Felicitas standing front, head turned to left, holding caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Cohen 403. RIC 172. Woytek 213f. Scarce. A most attractive coin with an unusual bust type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 598
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.08 g 7), Rome, 103-111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan standing on left, holding long scepter and being crowned by Victory standing on right. Cohen 514. RIC 212. Woytek 185a. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 599
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.50 g 6), Rome, circa 104-107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Mars advancing to left, holding Victory in right hand and trophy in left arm. Cohen 371. RIC 154. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 600
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Trajan, 98-117. Tridrachm (Silver, 23mm, 10.60 g 7), 112-117. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙC ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚ Laureate head of Trajan to right, aegis on left shoulder. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟ ϛ Bundle of six grain-ears. Metcalf -. Sydenham 220. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 601
Cn. Lucretius Trio, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.99 g 4), Rome. TRIO Helmeted head of Roma to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; before X. Rev. CN LVCR / ROMA The Dioscuri galloping to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 1. Crawford 237/1a. Sydenham 450. A clear and pleasant example. Minor striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 602
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.17 g 7), Rome, 114-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R Felicitas standing left, holding branch in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 542 note. Cohen 279 (misdescribed). RIC 344. A most attractive piece with an elegant portrait and lovely toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 603
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.12 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 right hand and parazonium in left. Cohen 272. RIC 353. Beuatifully toned and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 604
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.93 g 6), Rome, 114-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P SPQR Felicitas standing front, head turned to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 280. RIC 345. Woytek 553v. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
From the collection of E. J. Haeberlin
Lot 605
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15mm, 2.18 g 10), Rome. M CATO Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath; below, X. Rev. Victory seated right, holding patera in her right hand and palm frond in her left; in exergue, VICTRIX. Babelon (Porcia) 11. Crawford 462/2. Sydenham 1054. Some striking faults, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 606
LYDIA, Tripolis. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (?) (Bronze, 23mm, 5.62 g 0). TPIΠOΛ Bust of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet, Aegis bound around neck. Rev. AV KAI TPAIANOC Trajan standing to left, holding long scepter in his left and erecting trophy with his right. BMC 55. SNG Copenhagen 745. SNG München 811. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 607
Matidia, Augusta,112-119. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.38 g 6). MATIDIA AVG DIVAE MARCIANAE F Draped bust of Matidia to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGVST Pietas standing left, placing hands on heads of two children, Sabina and Matidia, who stand on either side, raising hands to her. Cohen 10. RIC 759. Woytek 729. Rare and nicely toned. Fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare Sestertius of Hadrian with an untouched green patina, ex Leu 65, 1996
Lot 608
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 29.14 g 7), Rome, 119-120. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS III / S - C / LIBERTAS RESTI / TVTA Hadrian seated left on platform, extending right hand to woman standing right, holding child on left arm and placing right on head of a second child at her right side. Banti 517. BMC 1160. Cohen 949. Hill 125. RIC 568. Very rare. Lovely glossy, sea-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
A beautiful As of Hadrian with a detailed reverse
Lot 609
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 28mm, 12.61 g 6), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III / S C Galley right with four oarsmen and a steersman; vexillum on prow. BMC 1342. Cohen 446. RIC 673. A lovely coin with pleasant natural surfaces and a very detailed galley. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 610
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.38 g 7), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III Roma seated right on cuirass ornamented with Medusa head, holding branch in her right hand and scepter; her left arm set on cuirass. BMC 374. Cohen 341. RIC 165. A lovely example of impressive style. Beautifully toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 611
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.73 g 6), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III Modius with four grain ears. BMC 452. Cohen 470. RIC 197. Minor encrustations, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
“Hadrian’s hunt“
Lot 612
MYSIA, Hadrianotherai. Hadrian, 117-138. Bronze (16mm, 2.55 g 6), after 123. [AΔ]PIANOC AY[ΓOYCTOC] Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. AΔPIANOΘHPITN Head of she-bear to left. AMNG 565. SNG France 1091. Rare. A fascinating coin with a lovely reverse. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 613
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 25.92 g, 11 h), Rome, 140-144. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. SALVS AVG / S - C Salus standing left, feeding snake coiled round altar and holding scepter. BMC 1303. Cohen 710. RIC 635. Attractive reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 614
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 29.47 g 12), Rome, 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus to right. Rev. APOLLINI AVGVSTO / S - C Apollo standing left, holding patera in his right hand and lyre in his left. Banti 34. BMC 1229. Cohen 62. RIC 598a. Dark green patina with some encrustations. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 615
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 25.14 g, 1 h), Rome, 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus to right. Rev. APOLLINI AVGVSTO / S - C Apollo standing left, holding patera in his right hand and lyre in his left. Banti 35. Cohen 63. RIC 598b. Attractive dark tiber patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Very rare Gold Quinarius of Antoninus Pius from the collection of a European Nobleman, 1999
Lot 616
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Quinarius (Gold, 14mm, 3.69 g 6), Rome, 152-153. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XV Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. BMC 794. Cohen 261 (misdescribed). RIC 225 (misdiscribed). Vagi 1438. Very rare. A lovely coin of particularly fine style. Minor traces of mounting, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Starting Price: 3500 CHF
Omphale and Herakles
Lot 617
LYDIA, Maeonia. Autonomous issues, 2nd-3rd century AD. Diassarion (Bronze, 21mm, 5.56 g 7). Bearded head of Herakles to left. Rev. CAPΔIANΩN Omphale standing right with lion's skin over her shoulders, holding club in her left hand and her drapery with her right. BMC 79. SNG Copenhagen 509. SNG von Aulock 3140. A beautiful coin of great style with minor encrustations as found. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 618
Divus Antoninus Pius, died AD 161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 2.69 g 6), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right, wearing slight drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. CONSECRATIO Funeral building of four storeys, decorated with garlands and statues and with a quadriga on top. Cohen 164 var. (different bust type). RIC 438. A most attractive and well-centered example. Slightly porous, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 619
Divus Antoninus Pius, died 161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.08 g 5), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius in 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Funeral building of four storeys, decorated with garlands and statues and with a quadriga on top. BMC 57. Cohen 164. RIC 436. Attractive and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 620
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.46 g 6), Rome. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres standing left, raising right hand and holding torch in left. BMC 417. Cohen 101. RIC 361. Tiny flan flaw in right obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 621
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.06 g 7), Rome, 145-147. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. COS DES II Honos standing left, holding branch in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. BMC 509. Cohen 100. RIC 426. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A brilliant Denarius of Marcus Aurelius Caesar
Lot 622
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.38 g 12), Rome, 153-154. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F Bare head of Aurelius to right. Rev. TR POT VIII COS II Genius Exercitus standing left, sacrificing over altar and holding aquila. BMC 82. Cohen 673. RIC 461. A beautiful coin of extraordinarily fine style. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 623
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 26.54 g 5), Rome, 163-164. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS P M Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. VICT AVG TR P XVIII IMP II COS III / S - C Victory standing right, holding trophy with both hands; at her feet, Armenia seated right. Cohen 986 var. (Dupondius). RIC 892 var. (Dupondius). Rare. An attractive example with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
RESTITVTORI ITALIAE
Lot 624
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 24.70 g 12), Rome, 172-173. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. RESTITVTORI ITALIAE IMP VI COS III / S C Marcus Aurelius standing left, holding scepter in his left hand and raising Italia holding a globe in her left. Banti 264 (same dies). RIC 1080. Rare. Gently smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 617 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
The first known coin of Lucius Verus struck in Germe
Lot 625
MYSIA, Germe. Lucius Verus, as Caesar, 139-161. Hemiassarion (?) (Bronze, 20mm, 5.71 g 7). AY KAI Λ AYPH[...] OVHPOC Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. ΓEPMHNΩN Herakles standing facing, head turned to left, resting right hand on club and holding lion-skin in left. Ehling, Germe -. RPC -. Very rare and apparently unpublished. Minor corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
From the collection of E. J. Haeberlin
Lot 626
C. Norbanus, 83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.61 g 11), Rome. C.NORBANVS / LXXXI Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Ear of wheat, fasces bound with an axe, and caduceus. Babelon (Norbana) 2. Crawford 357/1b. Sydenham 739. Nicely toned. Graffito on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 627
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.40 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 161-164. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right, her hair bound up in a bun at the back. Rev. SAECVLI FELICIT Ornamental throne with two infants. BMC 136. Cohen 190. RIC 711. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 628
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.30 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 161-164. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right, her hair bound up in a bun at the back. Rev. SAECVLI FELICIT Ornamental throne with two infants. BMC 136. Cohen 190. RIC 711. A pleasant, clear example. Minor flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 629
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.18 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 161-164. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. IVNONI REGINAE Juno standing left with patera and scepter; peacock at her left. BMC 120. Cohen 139. RIC 696. A remarkably well-preserved example. Minor encrustations on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 630
C. Poblicius Q.f, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.98 g, 11 h), Rome. ROMA Draped bust of Roma to right, wearing helmet adorned with plumes; above, L. Rev. C POBLICI Q F Hercules striding left, strangling Nemean lion; between his feet, club; to left, bow and quiver; above, L. Babelon (Poblicia) 9. Crawford 380/1. Sydenham 768. An attractive example with a detailed reverse. Slightly porous, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 631
C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 6), Rome. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, S C. Rev. C NAE BALB Victory in triga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, control mark. Babelon (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. Sydenham 769b. Finely toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
A lovely Assarion from the Koinon of Thessaly
Lot 632
THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Assarion (Bronze, 19mm, 5.05 g 8). ΦAVCTЄINA CЄBACTH Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. KOINON ΘЄCCAΛWN Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with right hand, shield on left arm. BCD 966.1. Rogers 98a. A lovely example with a light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
From the collection of E. J. Haeberlin
Lot 633
C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.76 g 6), Rome. Head of Venus to right, wearing diadem, earring and pearl necklace; behind, S C. Rev. C NAE BALB Victory in triga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, LXXXXI. Babelon (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. Sydenham 769b. Toned but with some old scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A magnificent Aureus of Lucius Verus
Lot 634
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 7.34 g 6), Rome, 163-164. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P IIII IMP II COS II Victory standing facing, her head turned to right, placing a shield inscribed VIC / AVG on a palm tree. Calicó 2177 (same dies). BMC 296 note. Cohen 247 var. (different bust type). RIC 525. A wonderful coin with magnificent toning. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 20000 CHF
Starting Price: 15000 CHF
Lot 635
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.32 g 6), Rome, 165. L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P V IMP III COS II Parthian captive seated right, hands tied behind back; trophy to right. BMC 385. Cohen 273. RIC 540. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 636
Divus Lucius Verus, died 169. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 20.73 g 11), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 169 or later. DIVVS VERVS Bare head of Divus Verus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / S C Verus seated under an aedicula within a car drawn to left by four elephants, each with a mahout. Cohen 53. RIC 1507. Rare. Tooling on portrait and elephants, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 637
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. Sestertius (Bronze, 19.29 g 12), Rome, 164-169. LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. PIETAS / S - C Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising her right hand over lighted altar, and holding a perfume-box. Cohen 54. RIC 1756. Attractive portrait. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 638
Commodus, as Caesar, 166-177. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.78 g 12), Rome, 172-175. COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM SARM Bare-headed and draped bust of Commodus to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINC IVVENT Commodus standing left, holding branch in his right hand and scepter with his left; to right, trophy with arms at foot. BMC 651. Cohen 609. RIC 617. A nice portrait of the young Caesar. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 639
Commodus, 177-192. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.08 g 7), Rome, 179. L AVREL COMMODVS AVG Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. TR P IIII IMP III COS II P P Victory seated left, holding patera in her right hand and palm branch with her left. BMC 801. Cohen 775. RIC 666. A beautiful portrait of the young Augustus. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 640
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Commodus, 177-192. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 4.42 g 11), 181-182. AYT M AYPH KOMO ANTωNINOC C Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. YΠATOC Γ ΠAT ΠATPI Nike wearing chiton, advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. BMC 206. Sydenham 369. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 641
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.06 g 7), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON Puteal Scribonianum, decorated with garland and two lyres; at base, hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. A few minor marks on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 101 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Aeneas bearing Anchises
Lot 642
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.84 g 6), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, late 48-47 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium in his right hand and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. A beautiful and lightly toned example of unusually fine style. Minor graffitos in the fields, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Augustus’ restoration of the legionary standards
Lot 643
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.86 g 3), Rome. P. Petronius Turpilianus, 19 BC. TVRPILIANVS III VIR / FE - RON Diademed and draped bust of Feronia to right. Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE Parthian kneeling right, presenting standard inscribed X. BMC 14. BN 129. Cohen 484. RIC 288. A historically interesting coin with lovely dark cabinet toning. Small banker’s mark on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A stunning Sestertius of Didius Julianus, from the L. Benz Collection, 2000
Lot 644
Didius Julianus, 193. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 16.83 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG Laureate head of Julianus to right. Rev. RECTOR ORBIS / S - C Didius Julianus standing left, wearing toga and holding globe in his right hand and roll in his left. BMC 30 var. Cohen 17. RIC 16. Rare. A beautiful example with a particularly elegant portrait and charming light green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 4500 CHF
Lot 645
Pescennius Niger, 193-194. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.84 g 12), Antioch. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVS AVG COS II Laureate head of Pescennius Niger to right. Rev. BONAE SPEI Spes advancing left, holding up flower in her right hand and hem of her skirt with her left. Cohen 7 var. and RIC 3d var. (both with differing obverse legends). Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 646
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.48 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 194-195. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Albinus to right. Rev. MINER PACIF COS II Helmeted Minerva standing left, holding olive-branch in her right hand and shield set on ground with her left; spear resting against her left arm. BMC 98. Cohen 48. RIC 7. Attractively toned and with an elegant portrait. Minor metal flaw on obverse, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An elegant portrait of Caligula
Lot 647
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 29.95 g, 6 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. S.PQ.R. / P.P / OB.CIVES / SERVATOS all within an oak wreath tied at the bottom. BMC 38. BN 50. Cohen 24. RIC 37. With a fine portrait of Caligula and a very dark olive-green patina. Minor flatness, some remaining deposits and traces of cleaning, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 648
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.41 g 12), Rome, 200-201. SEVERVS AVG PART MAX Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. VICT AETERN Victory flying left, holding wreath over shield set on low base. BMC 209. Cohen 670. RIC 170. Well struck on sound metal. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 649
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.75 g 12), Rome, 204. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG / IN CARTH Dea Caelestis riding a lion right, holding a thunderbolt in her right hand and a scepter in her left; below, water gushing out from rocks. BMC 335. Cohen 222. RIC 266. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 650
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.15 g 7), Rome, 204. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG / IN CARTH Dea Caelestis riding a lion right, holding a thunderbolt in her right hand and a scepter in her left; below, water gushing out from rocks. BMC 335. Cohen 222. RIC 266. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 651
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.52 g 6), Rome, 210-211. SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. VICTORIAE BRIT Victory seated left on shield, balancing shield set on knee and holding palm. BMC 61. Cohen 731. RIC 335. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 652
MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 18mm, 2.92 g 2). AV KAI CE CEVHPOC Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠΡOC IC Bull advancing right. AMNG 1406. Varbanov 2466. A particularly fine example with a lovely green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 653
MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 17mm, 2.98 g 6). AV KA CEVHPOC Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛ ΠΡOC ICT Draped bust of Serapis to right, wearing calathus. AMNG 1348. Varbanov 2406. A lovely piece with a dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 654
Divus Septimius Severus, died 211. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.96 g 12), Rome, 211-217. DIVO SEVERO PIO Bare head of Severus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Garlanded funeral pyre surmounted by facing quadriga. Cohen 89. RIC 191f. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 655
Julia Domna, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.46 g 12), Rome, c. 196-211. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. HILARITAS Hilaritas standing left, holding palm frond with her right hand and scepter with her left. BMC 32. Cohen 76. RIC 555. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 656
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.34 g 11), Laodicea ad Mare, 198-202. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. HILARITAS Hilaritas standing left, holding palm frond with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 72. RIC 639. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 657
Julia Domna, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.41 g 12), Rome, 211-217. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. VESTA Vesta standing left, holding palladium in her right hand and scepter with her left. BMC 29. Cohen 230. RIC 390. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 658
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Quadrans (Copper, 17mm, 2.93 g 6), Rome, 39. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG Pileus between S - C. Rev. PON M TR P III P P COS DES around R C C. BMC 57. BN 98. Cohen 5. RIC 39. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A rare issue with an intriguing reverse type
Lot 659
CILICIA, Diocaesarea. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Bronze (24mm, 11.26 g 7). IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CЄB Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. AΔP ΔIOK[AIC]APЄΩN Winged thunderbolt set upright on throne with lion-forepart arms. SNG France 868. SNG Levante 671 (both from the same dies). A rare issue with an intriguing reverse type. Lovely olive-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Very rare and apparently one of only a handful of known specimens
Lot 660
Caracalla, with Geta as Caesar, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.88 g 5), Laodicea ad Mare, struck c. 199. IMP CAE M AVR ANT AVG P TR P II Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. BMC -. CNG 90, 2012, 1617 (same reverse die). Cohen -. Goldberg 80, 2014, 3189 (same dies). Münzen & Medaillen XXV, 1962, 625 (same dies). RIC -. Very rare and apparently one of only a handful of known specimens. Slightly porous and with a small scuff on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
An excellent example for this type
Lot 661
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.95 g 12), Rome, c. 201-206. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ADVENTVS / AVGVSTOR Galley left with five rowers; at stern, hortator before the Augusti and Geta seated left between signum and aquila. BMC 268. Cohen 8. RIC 121. A remakable example with both sides sharply struck and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 662
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.43 g 0), Rome, 201-206. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ADVENTVS AVGG Galley left, with five rowers, signum, and aquila at stern; an officer standing right in the middle of the galley and giving a report or saluting the three seated Imperial figures. BMC 267. Cohen 3. RIC 120. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 663
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.59 g 6), Rome, 201-202. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ADVENT AVGG Galley left, with five rowers, signum, and aquila at stern; an officer standing right in the middle of the galley and giving a report or saluting the three seated Imperial figures. BMC 267. Cohen 3. RIC 120. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 664
Claudius, 41-54. Quadrans (Copper, 19mm, 4.06 g 6), Rome, 42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG Hand holding scales; below, P N R. Rev. PON M TR P IMP P P COS II around large S C. BMC 182. BN 197. Cohen 72. RIC 90. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 665
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.57 g 6), Rome, 206-210. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. INVICTA VIRTVS Caracalla, on horse galloping right, brandishing javelin at prostate foe. Cohen 105. RIC 155. Rare. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 666
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.13 g 12), Rome, 209. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. PONTIF TR P XII COS III Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae in her left. Cohen 465. RIC 111. Some metal flaws on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 667
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 2.93 g 7), Rome, 209. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. PONTIF TR P XII COS III Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 465. RIC 111. About very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 668
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.05 g 12), Rome, 210. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. PONTIF TR P XIII COS III Virtus, helmeted, standing right, holding reversed spear and parazonium, foot set on helmet. BMC 32. Cohen 477. RIC 117a. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Commemorating Caracalla’s victories in Britain
Lot 669
Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 27.99 g 12), Rome, 211. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Caracalla to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. VICT BRIT TR P XIIII COS III / S C Victory standing right, left foot set on helmet, erecting trophy; to right, woman standing facing; to her left, bound British captive seated left. Cohen 640. RIC 483d. An attractive example with a glossy dark green patina. Minor roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 670
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.59 g 1), Rome, 201-213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MARTI PACATORI Mars, helmeted, standing facing, his head turned to left, holding branch in his right hand, spear and shield set on ground with his left. BMC 81. Cohen 149. RIC 222. A beautiful and lustrous coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 671
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.22 g 12), Rome, 213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. PROFECTIO AVG Caracalla standing to right in military dress, holding spear with both hands; behind, two standards. BMC 97. Cohen 508. RIC 225. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 672
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.04 g 12), Rome, 210-213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MARTI PROPVGNATORI Mars hurrying left, holding spear in his right hand and trophy with his left. BMC 87. Cohen 150. RIC 223. An attractive example with a very severe portrait. Minor metal flaws on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 71 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 673
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.07 g 1), Rome, 214. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVII COS IIII P P Caracalla standing left, holding branch in his right hand and baton in his left. BMC 99. Cohen 247. RIC 246. Sharp and clear. Minor metal flaws on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Aesculapius and Telesphorus
Lot 674
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.12 g 6), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Aesculapius standing facing, holding serpent-wreathed wand; to his feet to right, globe; to his feet to left, Telesphorus. BMC 105. Cohen 307. RIC 253. Beautifully toned and complete. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 540 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 675
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.33 g 6), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Fides standing left, holding two standards. BMC 143. Cohen 315. RIC 266. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 676
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 5.16 g 6), Rome, 215-217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, leaning on round shield set on helmet, holding Victory in right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 79. Cohen 608. RIC 311c. Finely toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 677
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 5.09 g 6), Rome, 215-217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, leaning on round shield set on helmet, holding Victory in right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 79. Cohen 608. RIC 311c. Minor die flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 678
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.73 g 11), 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ARME - NIAC Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. RIC 616. RPC 3644. Sydenham, Caesarea 81. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 679
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 5.00 g 12), Rome, 217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XX COS IIII P P Sol, nude but for chlamys, standing facing, his head turned to left, raising right arm and holding whip in his left. BMC 192-193. Cohen 390. RIC 293e. A lovely, clear and sharply struck example with a very life-like portrait. Slightly rough and with a minor die flaw on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Commemorating the Pythian Games in Philippopolis
Lot 680
Philippopolis, Thrace. Caracalla, 198-2. Hexassarion or Medallion (Bronze, 38 mm, 29.90 g, 7 h), 214. ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑVΡ CΕVΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΘΡΑΚΩΝ ΑΛΕΖΑΝ / EΝ ΦΙΛΙΠ / ΠΟΠΟ Richly ornamented agonistic table with four legs; on top, prize crown inscribed ΠVΘΙΑ; below, palm and amphora. Varbanov 1424. Rare. Well struck and with a powerful portrait of Caracalla and a fine dark green patina. Two minor edge cracks from striking, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 681
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 24.62 g 6), Rome, c. 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. S - C / ROMA Roma, helmeted, wearing cuirass, short tunic and military boots, seated left on cuirass, her right foot set on a helmet, holding Victory in her right hand and parazonium in her left; around and behind the cuirass, shields, quiver and bow. BMC 169 var. (differing bust type). BN 369. Cohen 261 (). RIC 273. Dark green patina. Rought surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Commemorating the Severian-Nymphian Games held in Anchialus
Lot 682
THRACE, Anchialus. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 26mm, 10.93 g 7), circa 205-211. AY K M AYP ANTΩNIN Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. OΥΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛE/ΩN Prize crown with two palm branches set on table; below, CЄBH/ΡIA / NΥM/ΦIA. AMNG 544. Nearly very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
A very rare Bronze from Tavium
Lot 683
GALATIA, Tavium. Caracalla, 198-217. Bronze (28mm, 12.23 g 12). ANTΩNEINO-C AYΓOYC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. TAOYIANΩN Tyche standing front, her head turned to left, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and rudder with her right. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Leypold -. SNG Paris -, but cf. 2671-3 (same obverse die). SNG von Aulock -. Very rare and possibly unpublished. A lovely example of particularly fine style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 730 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Commemorating the convention of the Cilician Koinon in Tarsus
Lot 684
CILICIA, Tarsus. Caracalla, Tetrassarion (Bronze, 35mm, 21.97 g 11), 215. AVT KAI M AVP ANTWNЄINOC CЄB / Π - Π Bust of Caracalla to right, wearing crown and garment of the demiurgos. Rev. ANTΩNIANHC CЄVHP AΔPI A M K TAPCOV MHTPOΠOΛЄΩC Cilicarch crown decorated with seven imperial heads; between heads, A M K Γ B E N; within crown, KOINOC KIΛIKIAC. SNG Levante suppl. 268. SNG von Aulock 6018. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lupa Romana scene
Lot 685
TROAS, Alexandria Troas. Caracalla, 198-217. Bronze (23mm, 6.86 g 1). ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL AVG / TROA She-wolf to left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Bellinger A287. BMC 106. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 686
Divus Vespasian, died in 79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.09 g 6), struck under Titus, Rome, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS Laureate head of Divus Vespasian to right. Rev. EX S C Empty quadriga advancing left, ornamented with a miniature quadriga flanked by Victories at the top and two standing figures on the side. BMC 119. BN 94. RIC² 361 (all under Titus). An attractive, toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 687
Plautilla, 202-205. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.24 g 12). PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Plautilla to right, her hair in horizontal waves and tied up at the back. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Pietas standing right, holding scepter with her right hand and child in her left arm. BMC 422. Cohen 16. RIC 367. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 688
MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Assarion (Bronze, 18mm, 3.48 g 2). Λ OV AV KAIC ΓETA C Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠΡOC IC Crescent and four stars. AMNG 1647. Varbanov 3237. A lovely example with a very elegant portrait and nice greenish-red patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 689
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.74 g 6), Rome, 200-202. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 220. Cohen 38. RIC 9a. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 690
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.49 g 6), Rome, 200-202. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 220. Cohen 38. RIC 9a. About very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
From the W. Niggeler Collection, 1967 and published in Banti
Lot 691
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 28.12 g 7), Rome, 203-208. P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGVSTORVM / S C Caracalla and Geta, veiled, standing right and left, vis-à vis, sacrificing over altar in center; the one on the left holds a roll, the one on right baton or sword. Banti 7 (this coin). Cohen 18. RIC 134. Very rare. A most attractive example with fine brown patina and an impressive pedigree. Slightly rough on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 692
Geta, 209-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 26.89 g 1), Rome, 210. IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG Laureate head of Geta to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PONTIF TR P II COS II / S C Geta standing left and Caracalla standing right, vis-à-vis, each holding a patera in the right hand over a lighted tripod with sacrificial lying at base; Caracalla holding a baton in his left hand; tibicina standing facing between, playing tibiae. Banti 40. BMC 214. Cohen 145. RIC 156a. Rare. Dark green patina. Minor flan crack, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Commemorating the Secular Games in 88
Lot 693
Domitian, 81-96. Quinarius (Silver, 14mm, 1.54 g 6), Rome, September-December 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC Herald, wearing feathered cap, advancing left, holding round shield decorated with a bust of Minerva in his left hand and a wand in his right. BMC 134. BN 122. Cohen 78. King 1. RIC 118. RIC2 599. A historically fascinating and nicely toned example. Some light scratches under toning, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 1250 CHF
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