obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 517
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.74 g 4), Colonia Patricia (?), circa 19 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS S P Q R Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. SIGNIS RECEPTIS Mars, helmeted and with cloak, standing left, holding aquila with his right hand and standard over his left shoulder. BMC 414. BN 1118. Cohen 259. RIC 82a. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center and with some scrapes on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 518
Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.71 g 6), Colonia Patricia, circa 18 BC. S P Q R PAREN / CONS SVO Toga picta over tunica palmata between aquila to left, and wreath to right. Rev. CAESARI AVG[VSTO] Slow quadriga with ornamented panels surmounted by four miniature galloping horses to right. BMC 397. BN 1191. Cohen 78. RIC 99. A lovely example with a beautiful iridescent toning. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 519
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.88 g 11), L. Mescinius Rufus, Rome, 16 BC. Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. L MESCINIVS RVFVS Mars, wearing crested helmet, naked except for his cloak falling over his right arm, standing left on low pedestal, holding transverse spear in his right hand and parazonium in his left; S P Q R / V PR RE / CAES in three lines on pedestal. BMC 86. BN 331-336. Cohen 463. RIC 351. Rare and attractively toned. Banker’s marks on obverse and some striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A lovely and unusually complete Denarius of Augustus
Lot 520
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.83 g 1), Lugdunum, circa 15-13 BC. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP X Bull butting right. BMC 451. BN 1373. Cohen 137. RIC 167a. A well-centered and nicely struck example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 523
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 7.94 g 3), Lugdunum, circa 2 BC - 4 AD. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT Caius and Lucius standing facing, each togate and resting hand on shield; behind each shield a spear; between them, lituus and simpulum. BMC 513. BN 1648. Calico 176. Cohen 42. RIC 206. Traces of mounting and nick on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 524
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.67 g 4), Lugdunum, 2 BC - 4 AD. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT Caius and Lucius standing facing, each togate and resting hand on shield; behind each shield a spear; between them, lituus, simpulum and X. Cohen 43. RIC 212. A rare variety. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 526
Livia, wife of Augustus. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 13.78 g 1), Rome, struck under Vespasian, 80-81. PIETAS Veiled and diademed bust of Pietas to right. Rev. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG REST around S C. BMC 291. BN 305. Cohen 11. RIC 426. An attractive example with a dark brown patina. Fields slightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 527
Tiberius, 14-37. Semis (Orichalcum, 19mm, 3.47 g 9), Lugdunum, 8-10. TI CAESAR AVGVSTI F IMPERAT V Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. ROM ET AVG Front elevation of the Altar of Lugdunum, decorated with the corona civica between laurels and stylized figures; altar flanked by columns surmounted by statues of Victory standing vis-à-vis, each holding a palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in right hand. AMC 388. RIC 239. A lovely example with natural surfaces and a nice olive green patina. Minor green deposits on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 528
Tiberius, 14-37. Semis (Orichalcum, 18mm, 5.13 g 2), Lugdunum, 8-10. TI CAESAR AVGVSTI F IMPERAT V Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. ROM ET AVG Front elevation of the Altar of Lugdunum, decorated with the corona civica between laurels and stylized figures; altar flanked by columns surmounted by statues of Victory standing vis-à-vis, each holding a palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in right hand. AMC 388. RIC 239. An attractive piece with a so-called tiber patina. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 529
Tiberius, 14-37. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 22.90 g 11), Lugdunum, 12-14. TI CAESAR AVGVSTI F IMPER[ATOR VII] Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. ROM ET AVG Front elevation of the Altar of Lugdunum, decorated with the corona civica between laurels and stylized figures; altar flanked by columns surmounted by statues of Victory standing vis-à-vis, each holding a palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in right hand. BMC 580, BN 1761, Cohen 35 and RIC 248a corr. (Augustus). Very rare. Fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 530
Tiberius, 14-37. As (Copper, 28mm, 11.01 g 7), Rome, 21-22. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XXIII around S C. BMC 91. RIC 44. A nice example with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 535
Claudius, 41-54. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.64 g 6), Rome, 41-42. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI Constantia seated left on curule chair, her feet set on footstool, raising her right hand. BMC 13. BN 29 (Lugdunum). Cohen 6. RIC 14. Von Kaenel type 9. Lightly toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 536
Claudius, 41-. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 28.24 g, 6 h), Rome, 41-50. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. EX S C / OB / CIVES / SERVATOS in four lines within oak wreath. BMC 115. BN 152. Cohen 39. RIC 96. Von Kaenel type 54. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
An unusually attractive As of Claudius
Lot 537
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29mm, 11.80 g 6), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. LIBERTAS AVGVSTA / S - C Libertas standing facing, her head turned to right, holding pileus in her right hand and extending her left. BMC 204. BN 230. Cohen 47. RIC 113. A beautiful example with a most elegant portrait. Some minor cleaning marks in fields, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 650 CHF
An attractive Aureus of Nero with an elegant portrait
Lot 543
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 7.12 g 5), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVG Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left. BMC 67. BN 213-219. Calicó 412. Cohen 118. RIC 52. Some scratches and edge nicks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 5800 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 544
Nero, 54-68. As (Copper, 28 mm, 11.34 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 65. NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. PACE PRVBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT / S - C The temple of Janus with closed gates. BMC 227. BN 400. Cohen 171. RIC 306. Obverse slightly corroded, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare civil war denarius
Lot 545
Civil Wars, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.28 g, 6 h), Gaul, 67-68. SALVS GENERIS HVMANI Victory standing left on globe, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Rev. S P Q R within oak wreath. Blacas cf. 64. BMC 34-36. Cohen 420. Martin 77. Nicolas 75. RIC 72. Rare. Attractive, clear and nicely toned. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 546
Civil Wars, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.56 g 6), Spanish mint, 68. LIBERTAS RESTITVTA Draped bust of Libertas to right, wearing necklace; her hair looped above neck. Rev. S P Q R on round shield encircled by oak-wreath; glboe on top between two stars and eight branches. Blacas 55. BMC 12. Cohen 431. Martin 91. Nicolas 56. RIC 27. Rare and nicely toned. Irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 547
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.38 g 7), Tarraco (?), April - late 68. GALBA IMP Galba, bare-headed and in military dress, riding left with right hand raised. Rev. HISPANIA Laureate and draped bust of Hispania to right; behind, two javelins and below, round shield; in front, two grain ears. BMC 162. BN 3. Cohen 77. RIC 2. A lovely example. Deposits as found, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A life-like portrait of Galba
Lot 548
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.40 g 7), Rome, circa July 68 - January 69. IMP SER GALBA AVG Bare head of Galba to right. Rev. S P Q R / OB / C S in three lines within oak wreath. BMC 34 (there incorrectly termed laureate). BN 76. Cohen 287. RIC 167. A most attractive example with a powerful and life-like portrait. Minor dark deposits on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 549
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.17 g 6), Rome, circa July 68 - January 69. IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. ROMA RENASC Roma, helmeted and in military dress, standing right, holding Victory in her right hand and transverse spear pointing downwards with her left. BMC 25. Cohen 200. RIC 199. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
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Lot 550
Galba, 68-69. As (Copper, 28mm, 9.93 g 4), Tarraco. SER GALBA IMP AVG Laureate head of Galba to left, with globe at point of bust. Rev. QVADRAGENS REMISSAE / S C Arch on right surmounted by two equestrian statues to left; three prisoners, with hands tied behind their backs, are advancing right; the foremost just under the arch, the second and third, close together, a little way behind him; at the rear is an officer marshalling the procession. BMC 205 note. Cohen 165. RIC 78. Very rare. Nice green patina with some light sand deposits. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 551
Galba, 68-69. As (Copper, 29 mm, 10.55 g, 7 h), Tarraco. SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR P P P Laureate head of Galba to right, with globe at point of bust. Rev. LIBERTAS PVBLICA / S - C Libertas standing left, holding pileus in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC -. BN -. Cohen 114. RIC 426. Rare. Nice green patina. Very fine/fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 552
Vitellius, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.21 g 7), Rome, April - December 69. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. XV VIR SACR FAC Tripod with covered vessel; below, raven standing right; above, dolphin to right. BMC 39. BN 77. Cohen 111. RIC 109. A particularly nice and clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 553
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.17 g 5), Rome, 72-73. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AVGVR TRI POT Simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus. BMC 64. BN 50. Cohen 45. RIC 42. RIC² 356. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 554
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.31 g 7), Rome, 72-73. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AVGVR TRI POT Simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus. BMC 64. BN 50. Cohen 45. RIC 42. RIC² 356. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 555
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.54 g 6), Rome, 72-73. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AVGVR TRI POT Simpulum, sprinkler, jug and lituus. BMC 64. BN 50. Cohen 45. RIC 42. RIC² 356. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ex Tradart 1, 1991
Lot 556
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.54 g 7), Rome, 77-78. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. COS VIII Pair of oxen, under yoke. BMC 207. Cohen 133 var. (differing obverse legend). RIC 107. A most attractive example with wonderful old cabinet toning and an excellent reverse. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
From the A.M. Huntington Collection
Lot 558
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 7.40 g 6), Rome, struck under Vespasian, 74. T CAESAR IMP VESP Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. PONTIF TR POT Fortuna standing front on garlanded cippus, her head turned to left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 153 and BN 127 (Vespasian). Calicó 751. Cohen 165 var. (differing bust type). RIC 696 (Vespasian). A lovely example with a life-like portrait. Well-centered and sharply struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Starting Price: 12500 CHF
Lot 559
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 6.92 g 6), Rome, 74. T CAESAR IMP VESP Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. PONTIF TR POT Fortuna standing left on garlanded base, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 153, BN 127 and RIC 696 (Vespasian). Calicó 751. Cohen 165 var. (differing bust type). Some scratches and cleaning marks in fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 560
Titus, 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.45 g 12), Rome, January - June 80. IMP TITVS CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P Dolphin coiled round anchor. BMC 72. BN 60. Cohen 309. RIC 112. Beautifully toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 561
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.46 g 7), Rome, 79. CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS Salus standing right, leaning on column and nourishing serpent out of patera held in her left hand. BMC 265. BN 237. Cohen 384. RIC 243 (Vespasian). Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A sharp and clear Denarius of Domitian
Lot 562
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.34 g 6), Rome, 82. IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. TR POT COS VIII P P Lighted altar. Cohen 598. RIC 29. Nicely toned and struck. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautiful Denarius with a great portrait
Lot 563
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.26 g, 7 h), Rome, 85. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P IIII Laureate head of Domitian to right, with aegis. Rev. IMP VIIII COS XI CENSORIA POTESTAT P P Minerva standing right on capital of rostral column, with spear in her right hand and shield in her left; to her right, owl. BMC -. BN 79. Cohen -. RIC -. RIC² 320. Very rare. A most attractive example with a beautiful portrait. Traces of possible mounting on the edges, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 564
Domitian, 81-96. As (Copper, 29mm, 11.58 g 6), Rome, 85. IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM COS XI Laureate head of Domitian to right, with aegis. Rev. SALVTIS AVGVSTI / S - C Rectangular altar, with two steps, door with four panelsand two pilasters each right and left in front; on top, horns right and left. BMC 316. BN 339. Cohen 417. RIC² 305. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 565
Domitian, 81-96. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 9.52 g 7), Rome, 85. IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM COS XI Radiate bust of Domitian to right, with aegis on shoulder. Rev. S - C Crossed pairs of shields, spears and trumpets over vexillum. BMC 311. BN 333. Cohen 537. RIC² 296. Attractive greenish-brown patina. Some corrosion on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 566
Domitian, 81-96. As (Bronze, 28mm, 11.18 g 6), Rome, 85. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XI CENS POT P P Laureate head of Domitian to right with aegis on shoulder. Rev. MONETA AVGVST / S-C Moneta standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. Cohen 326. RIC 301 a. RIC2 303. A most attractive piece with a remarkable portrait. Struck on a broad flan and with a lovely dark green patina. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 567
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.98 g 6), Rome, 88-89. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XIX COS XIIII CENS P P P Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt in her right hand and spear with her left; at her feet, shield. Cohen 251. RIC 139. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 569
Domitian, 81-96. As (Copper, 27mm, 12.01 g 6), Rome, 92-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. MONETA AVGVSTI / S - C Moneta standing left, holding scales with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 469. BN 500. Cohen 333 var. (differing reverse legend). RIC 408. RIC² 756. A nice example with excellent surfaces and an attractive dark green patina. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 553 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 570
Domitian, 81-96. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 12.60 g, 6 h), Rome, 92-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P Radiate head of Domitian to right. Rev. VIRTVTI AVGVSTI / S - C Virtus standing right, left foot set on helmet, holding spear with right hand and parazonium with left. BMC 468. BN496. Cohen 659. RIC 406. RIC² 754. Fields lightly smoothed, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 571
Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.39 g 7), Rome, 80-81. IVLIA AVGVSTA T AVG F Diademed and draped bust of Julia Titi to right. Rev. VENVS AVG Venus standing right, her left elbow leaning on cippus, holding helmet in her right hand and transverse spear with her left. BMC 140. BN 104. Cohen 14. RIC 387 (Titus). Some green deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
An apparently unpublished and unique Aureus of Nerva
Lot 572
Nerva, 96-98. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 7.54 g 6), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. IVSTITIA AVGVST Justitia, draped, seated right on low-backed chair, her feet set on stool, holding long straight scepter with her right hand and laurel branch with her left. BMC - (cf. 44-45 for Denarius). Calicó -. Cohen - (cf. 101 for Denarius). RIC - (cf. 18 for Denarius). Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished and unique. Minor scratches on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
Lot 573
Nerva, 96-98. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.45 g 6), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS II P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM Two clasped right hands holding legionary standard set on prow left. BMC 29. BN 14. Cohen 29. RIC 15. A lovely example with fine iridescent toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 574
Nerva, 96-98. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.26 g 5), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 24. BN 13. Cohen 6. RIC 13. Nicely toned and attractive. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 576
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 26.48 g 6), Rome, 98-99. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. TR POT COS II P P / S C Concordia seated left on chair, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and sacrificing out of patera over lighted and garlanded altar. BMC 714. BN 62. Cohen 619. RIC 399. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 577
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.07 g 6), Rome, circa 103-104. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan, in military dress, standing front, holding spear in his right hand and parazonium in his left, being crowned by Victory, standing left, holding palm frond in her left hand. Cohen 514. RIC 212. A sharp and clear example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 578
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.41 g 6), Rome, 106-107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Mars, in military dress, standing front, his head turned to right, holding spear withhis right hand and resting his left hand on shield supported by kneeling Dacian. BMC 161. BN 377. Cohen 376. RIC 158. Woytek 219f. A lovely coin with an impressive bust type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 579
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.17 g 7), Rome, circa 107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 167. BN 243. Cohen 462 var. (different bust type). RIC 169. Nicely toned and well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 580
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 22.24 g 6), Rome, 107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S - C Fortuna standing left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 797. Cohen 477. RIC 500. Attractive olive green patina. Minor flan crack at 7 o’clock, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 581
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.39 g 7), Rome, 111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC / VESTA Vesta seated left on chair, holding palladium in her right hand and long transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 644. RIC 108. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 582
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.26 g 7), Rome, 112-113. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan on horseback to left, holding spear and small Victory. BMC 445. BN -. Cohen 497. RIC 291. Woytek 394b. Attractively toned and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 583
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.29 g 7), Rome, spring 113 - summer 114. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 424. Cohen 404. RIC 271. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 584
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 24.57 g 7), Rome, 115-116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. IMPERATOR VIIII / S C Trajan, in military dress, seated right on high platform on left, raising his right hand haranguing soldiers; by him stand two officers, in front of him on the ground stand an officer right, holding spear (?), and four soldiers left; the two front soldiers raise their right hands, the third holds two spears, the fourth holds a horse by the bridle; three standards in background. BMC 1018, BN 844 var. Cohen 178 var. and RIC 657 var. (differing bust type). Woytek 549b (same dies). A rare variety. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 585
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 10.78 g 6), Rome, 118. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG Radiate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS II / FORT RED / S C Fortuna seated left on throne, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 1142 var. Cohen 757. RIC 545. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 586
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28mm, 12.42 g 7), Rome, 119-121. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG PM TR P COS III Radiate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. SALVS PVBLICA / S - C Salus standing left, her right foot set on globe, holding patera in her right hand and trident with her left. BMC 421. Cohen 1358. RIC 604a. A lovely example with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 587
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.24 g 7), Rome, 119-125. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III Minerva advancing right, brandishing spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left. Cohen 1063 var. (differing bust type). RIC 69b. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Ex Tkalec, 2003
Lot 588
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 24.37 g 5), Rome, 119-138. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III / S - C Ceres standing front, her head turned to left, holding two grain-ears in her right hand and long torch with her left. BMC 1245. Cohen 1075. RIC 610. A lovely example with beautiful dark green patina and a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 591
Hadrian, 117-138. Quadrans (Copper, 20mm, 3.25 g 6), Rome, 121-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Eagle standing left, his head turned to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III / S - C Thunderbolt. Cohen 1166. RIC 624. A most attractive example with lovely sand patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 592
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 29mm, 14.20 g 6), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III / S - C Salus standing right, feeding snake out of patera holding in her right hand. BMC 1341. Cohen 369 var. (differing bust type). RIC 669. Beautfiul green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An attractive Sestertius of Hadrian with a beautiful Tiber patina
Lot 593
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 27.13 g 5), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III / S - C Diana standing right, holding arrow in her right hand and bow in her left. BMC 1281. Cohen 316 var. (differing bust type). RIC 631b. A most attractive coin with beautiful tiber patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
A most attractive Dupondius of Hadrian
Lot 594
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 26mm, 13.85 g 7), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Radiate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III / S - C Fides standing right, holding grain-ears and plate of fruit. BMC 1322. Cohen 388. RIC 656. With an attractive and elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 595
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 27mm, 10.13 g 6), Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI / S - C / COS III Salus standing left, holding long scepter with her left hand and sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar round which coiled snake. BMC 1349. Cohen 1357 var. and RIC 678 var. (differing bust type). Attractive dark patina. Fields slightly smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 596
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.12 g 6), Rome, 128-132. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III Pudicitia seated left on high-backed throne, holding her right hand before face and her left on lap. BMC 491-493. Cohen 395. RIC 343c. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 597
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 27.15 g 12), Rome, 132-135. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Bare-headed and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. IVSTITIA AVG P P / S - C / COS III Justitia seated left on chair, holding patera in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. Cohen 895. RIC 711. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 598
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 28.26 g, 6 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG / S - C Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and long vertical scepter in her left. Cf. BMC 1481-1482 var. Cohen 125. RIC 743 (differing bust type). Nice tiber patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
RESTITVTORI AFRICAE
Lot 599
Hadrian, 117-138. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 7.35 g 7), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bare-headed and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. RESTITVTORI AFRICAE Hadrian, toage, satnding left, raising kneeling Africa holding grain-ears in her left hand and wearing elephant-skin head-dress; in center, two grain-ears. BMC 870 and pl. 65, 5 and Calicó 1349 (both same dies). Cohen 1222. RIC 322c. Rare and of particularly fine style. Some light scratches on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Starting Price: 10000 CHF
Lot 603
Sabina, Augusta, 128-136/7. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.15 g 5), Rome, 126-137. SABINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right, her hair in long plait behind neck. Rev. IVNONI REGINAE Juno standing left, holding patera in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 940 (Hadrian). Cohen 43. RIC 395a (Hadrian). Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 604
Sabina, Augusta, 128-136/7. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.35 g 7), Rome, 134-138. SABINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right, her hair in long plait behind neck. Rev. VENERI GENETRICI Venus standing right, drawing up robe to shoulder with her right hand and holding apple in her left. BMC 944 (Hadrian). Cohen 73. RIC 396 (Hadrian). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 605
Antoninus Pius, as Caesar, 138. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.20 g 6), Rome. IMP T AEL CAES HADRI ANTONINVS Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. AVG PIVS P M TR P COS DE (sic!) II Minerva standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and shield with her left; spear leaning on her left arm. Cohen 67 and RIC 9 var. (reverse legend). An interesting piece with an error in its reverse legend. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A rare and sharply struck Aureus of Antoninus Pius
Lot 608
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 7.33 g 6), Rome, 140-143. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS / AVG III Antoninus, togate, seated left on chair, set on low platform on right, extending his right hand; by him, Liberalitas, draped, standing left, holding abacus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; on ground in front, citizen, togate, standing right, holding out fold of toga with both hands. BMC 218. Cohen 485. Calicó 1562 (same dies). RIC 75. Rare. A lovely, sharp and clear example of particularly fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Starting Price: 4000 CHF
A very rare Medallion of Antoninus Pius, ex NAC I, 1999
Lot 609
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Medallion (Orichalcum, 40 mm, 39.45 g, 1 h), Rome, 140-144. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. TR POT COS III / ITALIA Italia seated left on globe, wearing mural crown, holding cornucopiae with her right hand and long scepter with her left. Banti -. Cohen -. Gnecchi II, p. 12, 29 and pl. 45, 10 var. (but with a differing bust type). Extremely rare, and with a beautiful light, olive-green patina. Remains of corrosion, especially on the edges, and with minor cracks in the patina, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 610
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 23.90 g 12), Rome, 146. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII / S C Antoninus, draped, standing in quadriga pacing right, extending his right hand and holding transverse eagle-tipped scepter in his left. BMC 1668. Cohen 320. RIC 767a. Attractive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 612
Divus Antoninus Pius, died 161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 2.98 g 6), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right, wearing slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. CONSECRATIO Funeral building of four storeys, decorated with garlands and statues and with a quadriga on top. BMC 60. Cohen 164 var. (differing bust type). RIC 438. Attractive and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 613
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.39 g 12), Rome, struck under Antoninus Pius, circa 146/7-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina Senior to right. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres standing left, holding grain-ears in her right hand and torch with her left. BMC 408 (Antoninus Pius). Cohen 78. RIC 360 (Antoninus Pius). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 614
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. As (Copper, 27mm, 13.14 g 6), Rome, struck under Antoninus Pius, circa 146-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina Senior to right. Rev. AETERNITAS / S C Aeternitas seated left on globe, extending her right hand and holding long scepter with her left. BMC 1551. Cohen 22. RIC 1159 (Antoninus Pius). Lovely green-brownish patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 615
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.31 g 7), Rome, 140-144. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. HONOS Honos standing left, holding branch in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. BMC 264 (Antoninus Pius). Cohen 236. RIC 422 (Antoninus Pius). An attractive example with an elegant portrait. Reverse irregularly toned, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 617
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34mm, 29.38 g 12), Rome, 152-153. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL Bare-headed and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR POT VII COS II / S C Minerva seated left, holding spear with her right hand and shield with her left. BMC 1955. Cohen 656. RIC 1310 (Antoninus Pius). Attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 618
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35mm, 27.86 g 11), Rome, March - December 161. IMP CAES M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG P M Bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P XV / COS III Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, both togate, standing left and right, clasping right hands and holding rolls in left hands at sides. BMC 847 var. and Cohen 45 var. (differing bust type). RIC 796. Struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A lovely Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius with an elegant portrait
Lot 619
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 28.50 g 12), Rome, December 164 - December 165. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS P M Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR POT XIX IMP II COS III / S - C Mars, helmeted, in military dress, standing front, his head turned to right, holding vertical spear in his right hand and resting his left on oval shield set on ground. BMC 1229-1231. Cohen 796. RIC 898. A beautiful example with a particularly nice portrait. Dark brownish-green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 620
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.54 g 6), Rome, 166. ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR P XX IMP IIII COS III / PAX Pax standing left, holding branch in her righ hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 402. Cohen 435. RIC 159 corr. (Pax described as seated). Nicely toned and struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 621
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 23.09 g 6), Rome, 169-170. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIIII Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. SALVTI AVG COS III / S - C Salus standing left, feeding snake coiled around altar and holding long scepter in her left. BMC 1379. Cohen 547 var. and RIC 979 var. (differing bust type). Most attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 622
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 25.85 g 12), Rome, 170-171. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. VOTA SVSCEP DECENN II / COS III Marcus Aurelius, veiled and draped, standing front, his head turned to left, sacrificing over tripod-altar left, holding roll with his left hand. BMC 1402. Cohen 1037. RIC 1017. Lovely dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
An extremely fine Denarius of Marcus Aurelius
Lot 623
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.20 g 12), Rome, 179-180. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR P XXXIIII IMP X COS III P P Fortuna seated left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; under her seat, wheel. BMC 805 var. Cohen 972 var. RIC 409 var. (differing bust type). Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 370 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 625
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. As (Copper, 28mm, 12.89 g 6), Rome, struck under Antoninus Pius, 145-146. FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. VENVS / S - C Venus standing left, holding apple in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 2160. Cohen 253. RIC 1408. A lovely example with a most elegant dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 627
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 25.26 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 147-175. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. FECVNDITAS / S - C Fecunditas standing front, her head turned to right, holding long vertical scepter with her right hand and child in her left. BMC 905 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 100. RIC 1638 (Marcus Aurelius). A lovely piece with a most attractive brown patina. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 628
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 26.09 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Antoninus Pius, 147-177. FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. S - C Diana standing front, her head turned to left, holding out arrow in her right hand and resting her left on bow, set on ground. BMC 2181. Cohen 206. RIC 1383 (Antoninus Pius). Beautiful light green patina. Light corrosion on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 629
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33mm, 28.15 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161-175. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. FECVND AVGVSTAE / S - C Fecunditas standing front, her head turned to left, holding two children in her arms; at sides, left and right, two more children, each standing left, raising right hand and lowering left. BMC 902-903 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 96. RIC 1635 (Marcus Aurelius). Dark green patina. Reverse gently smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 630
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. As (Copper, 26mm, 12.25 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161-176. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right, with band of pearls and hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines, and fastened in chignon low at back of head; a row of curls down the cheek. Rev. HILARITAS / S - C Hilaritas standing front, her head turned to left, holding long palm frond with her rigth hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 982 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 113. RIC 1643 (Marcus Aurelius). Attractive dark green patina. Slightly struck off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 631
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 27.05 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161-176. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right, with double band of pearls and hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines, and fastened in chignon low at back of head; a row of curls down the neck. Rev. LAETITIA / S - C Laetitia standing front, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 924 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 149. RIC 1654 (Marcus Aurelius). A lovely example with most attractive tiber patination. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 632
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.31 g 6), Rome, circa 165-175/6. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. IVNONI REGINAE Juno seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and scepter with her left; to left, peacock standing left, head turned to right. Cohen 144. RIC 697 (Marcus Aurelius). Attractively toned and well-struck. Minor deposits on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 633
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.33 g 7), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 170-175. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. FORTVNAE MVLIEBRI Fortuna seated left, holding rudder set on globe with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 107 var. and RIC 683 var. (Marcus Aurelius, without globe below rudder). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 634
Diva Faustina Junior, died 175/6. As (Copper, 26mm, 11.22 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 176 and later. DIVA FAVSTINA PIA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. S C Crescent and seven stars. Cohen 213. RIC 1714 (Marcus Aurelius). Dark green patina. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 635
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 26.13 g 12), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 176 and later. DIVA FAVSTINA PIA Veiled and draped bust of Faustina to right, with hair elaborately waved and knotted in chignon, low on neck. Rev. AETERNITAS / S - C Ceres standing front, her head turned to left, raising veil with her right hand and holding torch with her left. BMC 1560-1561 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 3. RIC 1691 (Marcus Aurelius). A most attractive example with a beautiful dark patina. Minor flan crack at 6 o’clock, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An extremely fine Denarius of Lucius Verus
Lot 636
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.47 g 12), Rome, 161-162. IMP L AVREL VERVS AVG Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. PROV DEOR TR P II COS II Providentia standing left, holding globe in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 207 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 153. RIC 483 (Marcus Aurelius). A lustrous and perfectly struck example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lucius Verus’ victory over the Armenians
Lot 637
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.13 g 12), Rome, 162-163. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P III IMP II COS II Armenia, wearing cloak and breeches to ankles, and pointed cap, seated left, on ground, in attitude of mourning, propping head on her right hand, her right elbow bent and resting on right knee, her left hand resting on ground; to left, behind her, vexillum, and to left and right, behind her, shields. BMC 234 (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus). Cohen 220. RIC 505 (Marcus Aurelius). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lucius Verus’ victory over the Parthians
Lot 638
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.14 g 7), Rome, 165-166. L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P VI IMP III COS II Parthia, draped, wearing breeches to ankles, and peaked cap on her head, seated right on ground, her hands tied behind her back: in front, quiver bow and hexagonal shield. BMC 413 (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus). Cohen 286. RIC 548 (Marcus Aurelius). Scarce. A sharp and clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 639
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.91 g 1), Rome, 165-166. L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P VI IMP III COS II Parthia, draped, wearing breeches to ankles, and peaked cap on her head, seated right on ground, her hands tied behind her back: in front, quiver bow and hexagonal shield. BMC 413 (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus). Cohen 286. RIC 548 (Marcus Aurelius). A most attractive piece. Minor scratch on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 640
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.18 g 6), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, 161-162. LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. VESTA Vesta standing left, sacrificing from simpulum over lighted altar and holding palladium with her left hand. BMC 325 (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus). Cohen 92. RIC 788 (Marcus Aurelius). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 641
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. As (Copper, 26mm, 11.69 g 7), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161-164. LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. VESTA / S - C Vesta standing left, sacrificing with simpulum over lighted altar and holding palladium with her left hand. BMC 1190 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 95. RIC 1780 (Marcus Aurelius). Attractive dark green patina with some light sand deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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