obolos 4
21 February 2016
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Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.02 g 6), Rome. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Macrinus seated left on curule chair, holding globe in his right hand and short scepter in his left. BMC 47. Cohen 51. RIC 27. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.51 g 6), Rome. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 58 note. Cohen 2. RIC 53. A lovely coin with a beautiful portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Emesa. Macrinus, 217-218. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 13.75 g 2). AYT K M OΠ CE MAKPINOC CEB Laureate head of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX [EΞ YΠATOC Π Π] Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak; between legs, bust of Shamash. Prieur 961. A lustrous example. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
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Diadumenian, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.38 g 6), Rome. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES Draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Diadumenian standing front, his head turned to right, holding standard in his right hand and scepter in his left; to his right, two standards. Cohen 3. RIC 102. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Nerva, 96-98. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 26.95 g 7), Rome, c. 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. FORTVNA AVGVSTI / S - C Fortuna standing left, holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BN 98. BMC 108. Cohen 67. RIC 83. Finely toned. Traces of corrosion on both sides, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.32 g 7), Rome, c. 112-115. 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 Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 404. RIC 271. A lustrous and clear piece. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Struck in honor of the Kendreiseian Pythian Games held in 219
Philippopolis, Thrace. Elagabalus, 218-222. Hexassarion or Medallion (Bronze, 35mm, 25.56 g 7), struck in honor of the Kendreiseian Pythian games held in 219. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟC ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΚΕΝΔΡΕΙCΕΙΑ ΠΥΘΙΑ ΕΝ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ / ΠΟΛΙ ΝΕΩ / ΚΟΡΩ Octastyle temple of Apollo Kendrisos with acroteria and disc in the pediment. Varbanov 1667. Rare. A large and attractive piece with a bold portrait and excellent blackish green patina. Extremely fine.
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Rare Medallion of Elagabalus from Philippopolis
THRACE, Philippopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. Hexassarion or Medallion (Bronze, 36mm, 20.80 g 1), struck in honor of the Kendreiseian Pythian games held in 219. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ENΔPEICEIA ΠYΘIA EN ΦIΛΛΙΠΟ / ΠΟΛΙNEΩ / KOPΩ Octastyle temple with colonnaded side porch, right, seen in perspective; shield over spear in pediment. Mouchmov 469. Varbanov 1662. Rare. An attractive piece with few spots of original gilding. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Aquilia Severa, second and fourth wife of Elagabalus, Augusta, 220-221 & 221-222. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.86 g 7), Rome, struck under Elagabalus, 220-222. 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, her head turned to left, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; in field to left, star. BMC 336. Cohen 2. RIC 225. Slightly porous and struck with a worn reverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 23.04 g 11), Rome, 161. IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG Bare head of Lucius Verus to rigth. Rev. CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P / COS II / S - C Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus clasping hands; Marcus Aurelius standing right, holding a scroll in his left hand. BMC 1023 var. (differing bust). Cohen 31. RIC 1278. Attractive reddish green patina. Flan crack at 5 o’clock, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare Diassarion of Commodus from Philippopolis
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Diassarion (Bronze, 24mm, 10.56 g 12). ΑΥ KAI ΜΑP ΑΥ ΚOΜOΔOС Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding torch in her left hand and ears of corn in her right. RPC online temp. 7542 var. (no altar). Varbanov -. Some smoothing, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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A rare Triassarion of Commodus from Philippopolis
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Triassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 15.44 g 7), Caecilius Servilianus, legate 191-192 (?). AV KAI M AVP KOMOΔOC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. HΓE KAI CEPOVEIΛIANOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠOΛEITΩN Zeus, nude, standing left, holding patera in his right hand and long scepter in his left. RPC online -. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare. Pleasant green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.66 g 6), Rome, 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 leaning her left arm on a shield set on ground; spear against her left arm. BMC 98. Cohen 48. RIC 7. Beautifully toned and with a most attractive portrait. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.24 g 1), Rome, 230. IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P VIII COS III P P Severus Alexander standing right in military dress, holding transverse spear in his right hand and globe in his left. BMC 175. Cohen 401. RIC 105. Good very fine.
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Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 19.20 g 0), Rome, 231. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P X COS III P P / S - C Sol standing left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left. BMC 866. Cohen 412. RIC 515. Very fine.
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Julia Mamaea, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 19.29 g 1), Rome, 230. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S C Felicitas seated left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 664. Cohen 26. RIC 679. A clear example with a particularly elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Julia Mamaea, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 30mm, 21.34 g 1), Rome. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and leaning on column. BMC 487. Cohen 21. RIC 676. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 5.35 g 6), 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 with her left. BMC 22. Cohen 211. RIC 388A. Some traces of removed deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An exceptional Denarius of Maximus Caesar
Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.42 g 1), Rome, 236-238. MAXIMVS CAES GERM Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Maximus standing left, holding baton in his right hand and transverse spear in his left; behind, two standards. BMC 211. Cohen 10. RIC 3. Perfectly struck and centered, an exceptional piece. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A rare Assarion of Maximus Caesar from Deultum
THRACE, Deultum. Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Assarion (Bronze, 19mm, 4.38 g 2). G IVL VER MAXIMVS CE Bare-headed bust of Maximus to right. Rev. C - F / P - D Athena standing facing, her head turned to left, holding shield; to left, tree on which serpent is coiled around. Varbanov 2508. Rare. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 5.14 g 6), Rome, 216. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Radiate lion walking left, holding thunderbolt in his jaws. Cohen 368a. RIC 283b. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Plautilla, Augusta, 202-205. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.38 g 6), 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 in her left and resting her left elbow on a shield; at her feet to left, Cupid. BMC 429. Cohen 25. Hill 661. RIC 369. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.11 g, 12 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus standing right, feeding serpent from patera held in her right hand. Cohen 325. RIC 129a. Well centered and nicely toned. Very fine.
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Commemorating the victories in northern Britain against the Caledonians
Geta, 209-212. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 24.31 g 1), Rome, 210. IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG Laureate head of Geta to right, with traces of drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. PONTIF TR P II COS II / S C Caracalla and Geta standing left, both laureate and in military dress and each extending his right hand and holding a spear in his left; to left, captive seated right at Caracalla's feet; to left, two soldiers, each standing right and holding a standard; to left of Geta, soldier standing left and holding a standard. Banti 44 (same dies). BMC 217. Cohen 146. RIC 157b. Very rare. With a well-struck, fascinating and detailed reverse scene; with a very dark, blackish-green patina overlaid with sand as found. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 17.63 g 12), Rome, 240-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG N / S - C Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and anchor with her left. Banti 38. Cohen 122. RIC 300a. An attractive example with a beautiful black patina. Very fine.
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A barbarous imitation of an Antoninianus of Gordian III
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.60 g 6), barbarous imitation struck at a local mint, 241-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. AETERNITATI AVG Sol standing left, extending his right arm and holding globe in his left hand. Cf. Cohen 41 and RIC 83. Perfectly struck and centered., and in very good metal. A particularly well-preserved example for a barbarous issue. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 210 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29mm, 20.80 g 0), Rome, 243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Apollo seated left, holding branch in his right hand and resting his left elbow on lyre. Cohen 262. RIC 303a. Very fine.
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Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 19.29 g 12), Rome, 243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MARTEM PROPVGNATOREM / S - C Mars advancing right, holding spear with his right hand and shield in his left. Cohen 161. RIC 333. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.64 g 6), Rome, 243-244. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AETERNA Victory standing left, holding shield set on captive and palm frond with her left hand. Cohen 353. RIC 156. Particularly well-preserved and struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 61 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 17.35 g 1), Rome, 244. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P VII COS II P P Mars walking right, holding spear with his right hand and shield in his left. Banti 79. Cohen 281. RIC 339a. A lovely piece with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. Gordian III, 238-244. AE (Bronze, 24mm, 9.71 g 12), Year 4 = 242-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M S COL VIM / AN IIII Moesia standing facing, her head turned to left, holding labarum in each hand, the left one inscribed VII, the right IIII; bull and lion at sides. Mouchmov 31. Varbanov 126. Beautiful black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Triptolemos, the son of Gaia and Oceanus
THRACE, Hadrianopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 26mm, 9.23 g 1). AVT K M ANT ΓORΔIANOC AVΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. AΔPIANO / ΠOΛEIT / ΩN Triptolemos in biga of snakes to right. Varbanov 2257. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Athena and serpent-legged giant
CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnus. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 11.57 g 7). ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC CEBATOC Radiate and draped bust of Gordian to right. Rev. CELEVK-E-ΩN TΩ PPOC / KALV - KAΔN Athena advancing right, holding shield with her extended left arm and preparing to hurl a thunderbolt at a serpent-legged giant who is kneeling to left and throwing stones at her. SNG France 999ff. Cf. SNG Levante 764 (same obverse die). SNG von Aulock 5842 (same dies). A lovely example with natural light green patina and some earthen deposits as found. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
A rare Bronze of Gordian III from Seleucia ad Calydadnus
CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnus. Gordian III, 238-244. Bronze (28mm, 5.93 g 12). MAP ANTΩNINOC ΓOPΔIANOC / CЄBAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. CЄΛЄVKЄΩN TΩ ΠP Bust of Athena with Aegis and crested helmet to left, holding spear and shield. SNG Levante Suppl. 210. Rare. Nice light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Very rare Medallion from Hadrianaea showing drunk Dionysos and Silen
MYSIA, Hadrianaea. Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. Pentassarion or Medallion (Bronze, 34mm, 17.14 g 6), Kianios and Themisonios. ΦOVP CAB TPANKVΛЄINA Diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. ЄΠI KIANIOY ΘЄMICONOC A / AΔPIANЄΩ/N Dionysos, naked and drunk, standing to left, holding kantharos in right hand and leaning with left arm on Silen; at feet, panther to left. AMNG -. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock 1139 corr. (same dies, but in poor condition and the A for Archont lacking in the description). Very rare and in outstanding condition for this issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Stone of Emesa
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.48 g 6), Antioch, 218-219. ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. SANCT DEO SOLI / ELAGABAL Quadriga to right, bearing Stone of Emesa upon which is an eagle; behind, four parasols. BMC 284. Cohen 268. RIC 195. Nicely toned and with a fascinating reverse. Some old marks and scrapes under toning, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Philip I, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 28mm, 18.25 g 12), Rome, 246. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. P M TR P III COS P P / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 125. RIC 149. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Philip I, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 31mm, 22.85 g 12), Rome, 246. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ANNONA AVG / S - C Annona standing left, holding grains ears in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; to left, modius filled with grain ears. Cohen 26. RIC 168a. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.36 g 1), Rome, 246. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 9. RIC 27b. A lovely example struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 18.84 g 11), Rome, 220. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. P M TR P III COS III P P / S - C Sol advancing left, radiate and nude but for cloak around his shoulders, raising his right hand and holding whip with his left; to left, star. Banti 24. BMC 424 corr. (differing bust type). Cohen 156. RIC 300. Dark green patina. Minor double striking on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Struck on the 1000th anniversary of Rome 248
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 3.98 g 1), struck on the 1000th anniversary of Rome, Rome, 248. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. SAECVLARES AVGG Column with COS III inscribed. Cohen 193. RIC 24c. Well struck and centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 6.15 g 2), Rome, 244-246. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa on crescent to right. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, holding sceptre and drawing veil. Cohen 53. RIC 123c. Nicely toned. Faint scratches and reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Otacilia Severa, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 27mm, 18.53 g 12), Rome. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG / S C Concordia seated left on backless throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 10. RIC 203a. A lovely coin with a most attractive patina. Metal flaws on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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An extremely rare dynasty Medallion of Otacilia Severa
Otacilia Severa, 244-249. Medallion (Bronze, 34mm, 26.60 g 1), Rome, 247-249. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTORVM / III ET II COS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I on left, facing laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II on right. Dressel -. Grueber, Roman Medallions in the British Museum p. 55, 1. Toynbee -. Extremely rare. Corrosion spots, some of them refilled, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Sestertius (Bronze, 28mm, 19.25 g 12), Rome. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT / S - C Philip wearing military dress, standing left, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear with his left. Banti 9. Cohen 49. RIC 256a. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 16.37 g 12), Rome, 246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT / S - C Philip wearing military dress, standing left, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear with his left. Banti 9. Cohen 49. RIC 256a. Very attractive dark green patina with earthen deposits as found. Slight double strike on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Philip II, as Augustus, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 20mm, 4.13 g 1), Antioch, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS P P Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen -. RIC 232. Insignificant flan flaw in right obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.75 g 12), Rome, 225. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus standing right, helmeted and holding a reversed spear in his left hand and resting his right on a shield. BMC 278. Cohen 576. RIC 182. A lustrous and sharp piece with a few minor deposits as found. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA, Antiochia. Philip II, 247-249. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27mm, 11.87 g 7). IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG P M Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. CAES ANTIOCH COL / S R Philip standing right, holding reins and eagle-tipped scepter with his left hand, in slow quadriga. Krzyzanowska I/1. SNG France 1280-1. Dark green patina. Heavily tooled in right obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
COMMAGENE. Philip II, as Augustus, 247-249. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30mm, 18.58 g 12). AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CЄB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ZЄVΓMATЄΩN Tetrastyle temple atop hill, with structures at base of hill and stairs on either side; within the temple, statue of Zeus seated facing and holding scepter; in exergue, capricorn to right. Butcher 31c. SNG Copenhagen 35. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Dupondius (Bronze, 27mm, 13.14 g 2), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Decius to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG / S - C Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 72. RIC 120c. An most attractive example of this scarce denomination. Slight double strike on reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 450 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.15 g 6), Rome, 225. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus standing right, holding spear in right hand and shield set on ground with left. BMC 278. Cohen 576. RIC 182. Nicely struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Divus Antoninus Pius, died 161. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 3.18 g 12), struck under Trajan Decius, mid 251. DIVO PIO Radiate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Lighted altar. Cohen 1189. RIC 90. Nicely toned. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A rare and brilliant Aureus of Herennia Etruscilla
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 4.79 g 1), Rome. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, holding scepter in her left hand and drawing veil with her right. Calico 3308 (same obverse die). Cohen 18. RIC 59a (Trajan Decius). Rare. An exquisite, sharply struck, clear and well-centered example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Starting Price: 8000 CHF
Orbiana, wife of Severus Alexander, Augusta, 225-227. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.73 g 6), Rome, 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae with her left. BMC 287. Cohen 1. RIC 319. A lovely, well centered example with an appealing portrait. Some striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
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Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.07 g 6), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding wand with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; at her feet to left, globe. BMC 170. Cohen 75. RIC 20. A very clear and sharply struck example. Reverse struck with a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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A well-struck Sestertius of Hostilian, ex Leu 75, 1999
Hostilian, as Caesar, 250-251. Sestertius (Bronze, 32mm, 21.14 g 12), Rome. C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Bare-headed and draped bust of Hostilian to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVVTIS / S - C Apollo seated left, holding branch in his right hand and resting left elbow on lyre. Cohen 31. RIC 215. A most attractive example struck on an unusually full flan and with a particularly nice portrait. Good very fine.
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Hostilian, as Caesar, 250-251. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 14.53 g 12), Rome. C VALENS HOSTIL MES QVINTVS N C Bare-headed and draped bust of Hostilian to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVVTIS / S - C Apollo seated left, holding branch in his right hand and resting left elbow on lyre. Cohen 31. RIC 215. Good fine.
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A rare Antoninianus of Volusian’s early reign
Volusian, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 3.23 g 6), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS Volusian, in military dress, standing left, holding baton in his right hand and spear in his left. Cohen 101. RIC 183. Rare. Nicely toned and struck. Good very fine.
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Volusian, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 20mm, 2.83 g 6), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. IVNONI MARTIALI Juno seated facing in ornamented distyle temple. Cohen 43. RIC 172. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Gordian I, 238. Sestertius (Bronze, 32mm, 22.54 g 1), Rome. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS P P / S - C Gordian, laureate and togate, standing left, holding olive branch in his right hand and parazonium in his left. BMC 4. Cohen 3. RIC 7. Rare. An attractive example with clear surfaces and a brownish-green patina. Some smoothing, minor deposits and an insignificant double strike on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Valerian I, 253-260. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 19.78 g 1), Rome, 253-254. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG / S - C Victory standing front, her head turned to left, holding wreath in rher ight hand and palm frond with her left. Cohen 219. MIR 30g. RIC 177. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
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EGYPT. Valerian I, 253-260. Tetradrachm (Bronze, 23mm, 11.34 g 12). A K Π ΛI OVAΛЄPIANOC ЄV ЄVC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. L - [?] Nike advancing to right, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch over left shoulder. Cf. Dattari 5164-7. The year off flan, otherwise, good very fine.
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.45 g 6), Samosata, 255-256. IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Valerian and Gallienus standing facing each other, sacrificing over altar. MIR 1676m. RIC 446. Nearly extremely fine.
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Balbinus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 4.29 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Clasped right hands. BMC 67. Cohen 3. RIC 10. A most attractive example with beautiful old cabinet toning and a life-like portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 3.24 g 1), Cologne, 257. IMP GALLIENVS P AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. IOVI VICTORI Jupiter, nude, standing facing on cippus inscribed IMP C E S, holding Victory in his right hand and a long scepter in his left. Cohen 398. MIR 870d. RIC 21. Very fine.
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An extremely rare Antoninianus of Gallienus from Siscia
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 20mm, 3.47 g 11), Siscia, c. 263. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Gallienus, in military dress, standing facing, his head turned to left, holding globe in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to his left, kneeling and suppliant figure wearing chlamys and raising both hands towards the emperor; to his right, another captive seated right on the ground. Cohen 1265 var. (differing bust type). MIR 1405u. RIC 323 var. (differing bust type). Extremely rare. A lovely example of only very few known specimens. Nicely silvered. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 20mm, 3.68 g 11), Mediolanum, 265-267. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. BON EVEN AVG / MT Bonus Eventus standing left, holding grain ears in left hand and patera over altar in right. MIR 1391a. RIC 470. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 20mm, 3.51 g 12), Mediolanum, 265-267. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. AETERN AVG / [MT] Sol standing right, head turned to left, raising right hand and holding globe in left. MIR 1383a. RIC 465a. Nearly extremely fine.
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Bronze, 21mm, 2.60 g 1), Rome, 267-268. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. APOLLINI CONS AVG / Z Centaur walking right, drawing bow. MIR 735b. RIC 163. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 2.56 g 5), Rome, 267-268. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. LIBERO P CONS AVG / B Panther walking to left. MIR 713b. RIC 230. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 5.19 g 6), Siscia, 267-268. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. PROVIDEN AVG Providentia standing to left, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and wand over globe in her right. MIR 1499ff. RIC 580. Mostly silvered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
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Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Bronze, 20mm, 2.89 g 12), Antioch, 266-269. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to left. Rev. LVNA LVCIFERA Diana with crescent on her head, advancing right, holding lighted torch with her hands. Cohen 602. MIR 1664e. RIC 646. Attractively toned and sharply struck. Minor flan crack, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
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EGYPT, Alexandria. Gallienus, 253-268. Tetradrachm (Bronze, 18mm, 11.65 g 11), Year 13 = 265/6. AΥT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CЄB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. L - IΓ Eagle, wings closed and with wreath in beak, standing to right, holding palm branch over left shoulder. Dattari 5288. Geissen 2928. Good very fine.
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A very rare and apparently unpublished Bronze of Gallienus from Cyzicus
MYSIA, Cyzicus. Gallienus, 253-268. Bronze (29mm, 10.51 g 6), Strategos Kra... Basileos. AΥT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOΣ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left, right hand raised, holding shield on left arm. Rev. CTΡA KPA BAΣIΛEΩC KΥZIKHNΩN / NEΩKOΡ / B Tyche standing to left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Leypold -. SNG Paris -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare and apparently unpublished. A lovely example with an untouched light green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
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A rare “Interregnum“ Sestertius of the time of Gallienus
Anonymous issues, time of Gallienus. Sestertius (Bronze, 29 mm, 19.71 g, 1 h), Rome, c. 268. GENIVS P R Radiate head of Genius of the Roman People to right, wearing mural crown. Rev. S C / INT - VRB within laurel wreath. MIR 702h. RIC 2 (Interregnum). Yonge 9. Rare. Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
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A rare “Interregnum“ Sestertius of the time of Gallienus
Anonymous issues, time of Gallienus. Sestertius (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.84 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 268. GENIVS P R Radiate head of Genius of the Roman People to right, wearing mural crown. Rev. S C / INT - VRB within laurel wreath. MIR 702h. RIC 2 (Interregnum). Yonge 9. Rare. Dark green patina. Cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
EGYPT, Alexandria. Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. Tetradrachm (Bronze, 21mm, 9.40 g 12), Year 15 = 267/8. KOPNЄΛΙΑ CAΛΩNЄINA CЄB Diademed and draped bust of Salonina to right. Rev. LI-Є Eagle, wings closed and with wreath in beak, standing left, holding palm over right shoulder. Dattari 5343. Geissen 2985. Good very fine.
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Valerian II, Caesar, 256-258. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 3.84 g 12), Cologne, 257-258. VALERIANVS CAES Radiate and draped bust of Valerian to right. Rev. IOVI CRESCENTI Young Jupiter seated facing, head left, raising hand, riding goat right. MIR 907e. RIC 3. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 2.78 g, 12 h), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG N Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and rudder with her left. Cohen 120. RIC 113. A most attractive example with a particularly nice portrait. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise. Extremely fine.
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Valerian II, Caesar, 256-258. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.74 g 6), Rome. P C L VALERIANVS CAES Radiate and draped bust of Valerian to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGG Priestly implements: lituus, knife, patera, jug, simpulum, and sprinkler. MIR 248k. RIC 20. Struck on a large flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
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Quietus, Usurper, 260-261. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 3.75 g), Samosata. IMP C FVL QVIETVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Quietus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated left, holding spear and Victory on globe. Cohen 11. MIR 1738f. RIC 9. Somewhat porous and weakly struck on obverse, otherwise. Very fine.
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Laelianus, 269. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 2.33 g 1), Cologne, 269. IMP C LAELIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Laelianus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder. AGK (corr.) 1c. Elmer 625. RIC 9. Rare. Finely toned. Obverse slightly tooled otherwise, very fine.
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Extremely rare and apparently only the second known example
Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23mm, 3.74 g 5), Serdica, 272. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right, cuirass decorated with emperor on horseback right, spearing fallen enemy. Rev. IOVI CONSER / S Aurelian standing to right, holding short scepter, receiving globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long scepter. RIC temp. 2593 (same dies). Extremely rare, apparently only the second known with this cuirass decoration. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23mm, 4.93 g 11), Rome, 273. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVG / Q Sol standing facing, his head turned to left, raising his right hand and holding globe in his left; at his feet, captive, wearing oriental dress and long beard slying on his back, raising his left hand. RIC temp. 1660-1662 var. (differing officina marks). An attractive coin with a very detailed reverse. Good very fine.
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.06 g 12), Tripolis, 274. IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to left. Rev. SOLI INVICTO· / * / KA Sol standing facing, head turned to left, right hand raised and holding globe in left; at feet, captive. RIC temp. 3222. A lovely and beautifully silvered example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.15 g 0), Serdica, early 274. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVG / S Sol standing facing, head turned to left, raising right hand and holding globe in left; at feet to left, captive. RIC temp. 2637. Fully silvered. Extremely fine.
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.65 g 6), Serdica, early 274. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVG / S Sol, radiate, standing left, right hand raised and holding globe in left; at feet, captive. RIC temp. 2637. Fully silvered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 25 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Serdica, 274-275. IMP AVRELIANVS P AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. RESTITVT ORBIS /✶/KAΓ Female figure standing to right, crowning Aurelian, standing to left and holding spear, with wreath. RIC temp. 2783. Nearly extremely fine.
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Rare variety without regnal year, ex Sternberg MBS, 1999
EGYPT, Alexandria. Aurelian, with Vaballathus, 270-272. Tetradrachm (Bronze, 21mm, 8.57 g 12), Year 1 = 270/1. AK Λ Δ M AVPHΛIANOC CЄB / L - A Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. IACO VABAΛΛAOΘC AΘHNOV [...] Laureate, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Vaballathus to right. Dattari 5421. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
EGYPT, Alexandria. Aurelian, with Vaballathus, 270-275. Tetradrachm (Bronze, 21mm, 9.72 g 12), Year 1 = 270. AK Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CЄB / L A Laureate and draped bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. IACO VABAΛΛAΘOC AΘHN V AVT Laureate and draped bust of Vabalathus to right. Dattari 5421. Very fine.
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A lovely Denarius of Severina
Severina, Augusta, 270-275. Denarius (Billon, 20mm, 2.69 g 12), Rome, 275. SEVERINA AVG Draped bust of Severina to right, wearing stephane. Rev. VENVS FELIX / Δ Venus standing facing, her head turned to left, holding seated figure (Cupid?). Cohen 14. RIC 6. Sharp and clear with intact silvering and a particularly elegant portrait. Minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Philip I, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 28mm, 17.84 g 12), Rome, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. TRANQVILLITAS AVGG / S - C Tranquillitas standing left, holding capricorn in her right hand and scepter with her left. Banti 58. Cohen 224. RIC 156. A really nice coin with dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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Florian, 276. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 4.15 g 7), Rome. IMP C FLORIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Florian to right. Rev. SALVS AVG / XXIΔ Salus standing left, holding scepter in her left hand and feeding from patera a serpent rising from altar. Cohen 83. RIC 40. A lovely piece with a dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.44 g 0), Lugdunum. IMP C PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG / III Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising her right hand over lighted altar, and holding a perfume-box in her left. Cohen 437. RIC 96. Well struck and with its original silvering. Minor deposits, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 2.88 g 12), Rome, 276-277. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG / XXIA Providentia standing left, holding baton in hir right hand and cornucopiae with her left; at her feet, globe. Cohen 498. RIC 726 (Siscia). Fully silvered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 4.04 g 12), Rome, 278. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear over his right shoulder and shield. Rev. ROMAE AETER / R*? Roma seated facing, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter in her left, within hexastyle temple. Cohen 532. RIC 186. Attractively toned and sharp. Minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 25mm, 3.91 g 12), Rome. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding round shield and spear over shoulder. Rev. ROMA AETER / R(pellet in crescent)Γ Roma seated facing in hexastyle temple, holding Victory and scepter. Cohen 532. RIC 186. Mostly silvered and struck on a large flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.45 g 12), 276, Ticinum. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. RESTITVT SAEC / VIXXT Probus, in military dress, standing left, holding globe in his right hand and long scepter with his left, crowned by Victory holding palm frond with her left. Cohen 511. RIC 401. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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