obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 773
Victorinus, 269-271. Antoninianus (Silver, 19mm, 3.22 g 6), Mint I, 269-270. IMP C VICTORINVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Victorinus to right. Rev. INVICTVS Sol, radiate, running to right, raising his right hand and holding a whip in his left; in field to left, star; in field to right, leaf. Elmer -. AGK (corr.) 9bX. RIC -. A fascinating example that is not merely silvered but is actually in good silver. Reverse struck with a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 774
Victorinus, 269-271. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.05 g 6), Cologne, 270. IMP C VICTORINVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Victorinus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Pietas standing left, holding box of perfumes with her left hand and sacrificing over altar to left. AGK 18a. Cohen 90. Cunetio 2572. RIC 57. A lovely example with a fine portrait. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 775
Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270. Antoninianus (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.80 g, 5 h), Mediolanum, September 268 - January 269. IMP CLAVDIVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Claudius Gothicus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing right, holding palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in her right hand. Mairat 7-8. Normanby 1009. RIC 171 var. (differing bust type). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 776
Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 3.83 g 6), Cyzicus, 275. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR ORBIS / A / XXI Victory standing right, holding palm frond over her left shoulder and presenting wreath in her left hand to Aurelian standing left, holding long vertical scepter with his left. BN 1231. RIC 369. Sharply struck and with some original silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 777
Severina, Augusta, 270-275. Antoninianus (Bronze, 21mm, 4.10 g 1), Siscia, 274-275. SEVERINAE AVG Draped bust of Severina to right, wearing stephane and set on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIAE MILITVM / V / XXI Concordia standing left, holding a signum with each hand. BN 953. RIC 13. A sharply struck and nicely toned example with some original silvering. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 778
Severina, Augusta, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.83 g 1), Ticinum, 275. SEVERINA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Severina to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIAE MILITVM / QXXT Concordia standing left, holding two signa. Cohen 7. RIC 8. Elegant portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 779
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.02 g 11), Serdica, 275. M CL TACITVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. CONSERVATOR MILITVM / S Mars standing right, holding spear in his right hand and presenting globe to Tacitus standing left, holding scepter in his left. RIC -. RIC temp 3885. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 780
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Bronze, 22mm, 4.14 g 5), Siscia, December 275 - early 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS P AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. ANNONA AVGVSTI / T Annona standing left, holding grain-ears in her right hand over modius and cornucopiae with her left. RIC 123 corr. RIC temp 3647. Nicely struck and toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 781
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.56 g, 6 h), Rome, 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. VBERTAS AVG / XXIЄ Uberitas standing left, holding purse in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. RIC 95. RIC temp 3557. A perfectly struck example with a lovely dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 782
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.61 g 11), Rome, 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. LAETITIA FVNDAT / XXIB Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and rudder with her left. Cohen 52. RIC 89. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 783
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.28 g 1), Siscia, 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. MARTI PACIF / V Mars, helmeted and in military dress, advancing left, holding branch in his right hand, shield and spear with his left. RIC 145 corr. RIC temp 3836. A most attractive example with a lovely portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 784
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.65 g 12), Siscia, 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. SECVRIT PERP / Ч Securitas standing facing, her head turned to left, leaning her left elbow on column to right. Cohen 131. RIC 163. Minor cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 785
Florian, 276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.30 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 4th officina, July-August 276. IMP FLORIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Florian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / T Victory holding palm, standing right, presenting wreath to Florian standing left, holding scepter in his left hand. Cohen 15. RIC 116. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 786
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.84 g, 6 h), Rome, 276. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. LAETITIA FVND / XXIB Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and anchor with her left. Cohen 330 var. (differing bust type). RIC 153. Sharp and clear. Minor die flaw on reverse, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 787
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 25mm, 3.93 g 12), Rome, 276. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE / RΔ Roma seated facing, her head turned to left, holding Victory in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left, within hexastyle temple. Cohen 538. RIC 190. A sharp and clear example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 788
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 3.90 g 12), Rome, 276. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. FIDES MILIT / XXIЄ Fides standing left, holding long vertical scepter with her right hand and transverse signum with her left. Cohen 248. RIC 151 var. (unlisted officina). Sharply struck and well-centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 789
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 3.87 g 12), Serdica, 276. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. RESTITVT ORBIS / * / KAΓ Female figure standing right, presenting wreath to Probus standing left, holding spear with his left. Cohen 508. RIC - (cf. 851 with differing obverse legend and differing officina). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 790
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.39 g 5), Serdica, 276-280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / KAΓ Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 681. RIC 861. A most attractive example with a beautiful toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 791
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.23 g 4), Ticinum. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm. Rev. PROVIDENT AVG / Q / SXXI Providentia standing left, holding globe in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 486. RIC 491. Perfectly struck and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A rare Antoninianus of Probus
Lot 792
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23mm, 3.71 g 6), Serdica, 277. BONO IMP C PROBO INVICTO P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / KAB Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. RIC -. Very rare. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 793
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.03 g 6), Serdica, 277. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VIRTVS PROBI AVG / KAB Probus on horseback, galloping right, spearing enemy, whose shield lies beneath horse. Cohen 914 var. and RIC 880 var. (differing bust type). Well-centered and attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 794
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.62 g 6), Siscia, 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 her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; at feet to left, globe. Cohen 498. RIC 726. Intact silvering with some light deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 795
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.80 g 12), Ticinum, 277-278. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. CONSERVAT AVG / TXXT Sol, radiate, standing front, his body turned slightly to right, his head to left, raising his right hand and holding globe with his left. Cohen 200. RIC 351. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 796
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.30 g 6), Ticinum, 277-278. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. CONSERVAT AVG / TXXT Sol, radiate, standing front, his body turned slightly to right, his head to left, raising his right hand and holding globe with his left. Cohen 200. RIC 351. Attractively toned and with an elegant bust. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare As of Probus, ex NFA 1987
Lot 797
Probus, 276-282. As (Bronze, 23mm, 6.59 g 1), Rome, 278. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VICTORIA GERM Victory walking right, holding wreath in her right hand and trophy over her left shoulder, between two bound captives seated on the ground; the one on the left, seated left with his head turned to right; the one on the right, seated right. Cohen 759. Gnecchi III p. 70, 78 and pl. 157, 13 (same obverse die). Pink VI/1, p. 56, 3rd emission. RIC 299. Very rare and in particularly good condition. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 798
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 4.07 g 11), Rome, 278. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETER / R*A Roma seated facing, her head turned to left, holding Victory in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left, within hexastyle temple. RIC 185. A lovely example with a fine toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 799
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.50 g 12), Rome, 278. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG / R*Δ Probus riding on horseback to left, raising his right hand and holding scepter with his left; on ground to left, captive. Cohen 37. RIC 157. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 800
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.54 g 5), Rome, 278. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG / R(wreath)ς Probus riding on horseback to left, raising his right hand and holding scepter with his left; on ground to left, captive. Cohen 39. RIC 157. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 801
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.70 g 7), Siscia, 278. IMP PROBVS P F AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. CONCORDIA MILIT / XXIVI Probus standing right, clasping right hand of Concordia. Cohen 163. RIC 666. Well-centered and struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 802
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.55 g 6), Ticinum, 278-279. IMP C PROBVS AVG CONS II Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter in his right hand. Rev. CONSERVAT AVG / TXXT Sol, radiate, standing slightly right, his head turned to left, raising his right arm and holding globe in his left. Cohen 191. RIC 352. Some areas of weak striking, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 803
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 3.92 g 12), Rome, 279. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / R(crescent)B Sol, radiate, driving quadriga left, holding whip and globe in his left hand and raising his right hand. Cohen 644. RIC 202. Sharply struck and with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 804
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 2.88 g 12), Ticinum, 280. IMP C PROBVS AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI / T / VXXI Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 418. RIC 516 var. (without star in field). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 805
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24 mm, 4.62 g, 12 h), 280, Ticinum. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. CONCORD MILIT / E / ✳︎ / PXXI Concordia standing front, her head turned to left, holding two standards. Cohen 126. RIC 481. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 806
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 3.82 g, 6 h), Ticinum, 5th officina, 280. VIRTVS PROBI AVG Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear with his right hand and shield. Rev. SALVS AVG / V / TXXI Salus standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Cohen 584. RIC 500 var. (without star in field). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 807
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.66 g 12), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / C M / XXIP Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 683. RIC 911. An excellent example with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 808
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.68 g 12), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / C M / XXIB Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 683. RIC 911. A lovely example struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 809
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 3.12 g 6), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / C M / XXIQ Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 683. RIC 911. Intact silvering. Good very fine.
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Lot 810
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 4.00 g 6), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / C M / XXIQ Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 683. RIC 911. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 811
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.48 g, 1 h), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Probus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter with his right hand. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / C M / XXIV Sol, radiate, standing front in spread quadriga, with his head turned to left, his right arm raised and with whip in his left. Cohen 683. RIC 911. A well-struck and finely toned piece. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 812
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.57 g 6), Cyzicus, 280. IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / P / XXIMC Victory standing right, holding palm frond over her left shoulder, presenting wreath to Probus standing left, holding spear with his left. Cohen 172 var. and RIC 908 var. (differing bust type). Sharply struck and with intact silvering. Minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 813
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.10 g 6), Lugdunum, 281. IMP C PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. COMITI PROBI AVG / I Minerva standing left, holding branch in her right hand, spear and shield with her left. Cohen 106. RIC 69. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 814
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.64 g 6), Rome, 281. PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. FIDES MILITVM / RIE Fides standing facing, her head turned to left, holding two signa. Cohen 252. RIC 170. Well-centered and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 815
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.49 g 12), Rome, 281. PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VICTORIA GERM / R(thunderbolt)A Trophy of arms with two bound captives sitting on the ground. Cohen 766. RIC 223. Minor flan crack and reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 816
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.34 g 12), Rome, 281. PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. VICTORIA GERM / R(thunderbolt)A Trophy of arms with two bound captives sitting on the ground. Cohen 766. RIC 223. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 817
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.76 g 1), Lugdunum, 282. IMP C PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. PAX AVG / D Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 401. RIC 119. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 818
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.84 g 6), Rome, 282. PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. MARTI PACIF / RQΓ Mars advancing to left, holding branch in his right hand, spear and shield with his left. Cohen 350. RIC 177. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 819
Carus, 282-283. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.69 g 6), Ticinum, 282. IMP CARVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / SXXI Spes advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and lifting skirt with her left. Cohen 79. RIC 82. Some striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 820
Divus Carus, died 283. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.63 g 12), Rome, 284. DIVO CARO Radiate head of Carus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / KAA Eagle standing facing, head turned to left, with open wings. Cohen 15. RIC 47. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 821
Magnia Urbica, Augusta, 283-285. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23mm, 3.63 g 12), Rome, 284. MAGN VRBICA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Magnia Urbica to right. Rev. VENVS VICTIRX / KAς Venus standing left, holding helmet in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; shield set on ground at side. Cohen 17. RIC 343. Fields smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 822
Numerian, 283-284. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.21 g 1), Rome, 283. IMP NVMERIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Numerian to right. Rev. ORIENS AVGG / KAς Sol advancing left, raising right hand and holding whip in his left. Cohen 37. RIC 412. Minor cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 823
Carinus, 283-285. Antoninianus (Bronze, 21mm, 3.98 g 6), Lugdunum, 283-284. IMP C M AVR CARINVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carinus to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGG / A Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Lyon 533. RIC 212. An attractive and well-struck example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 824
Carinus, 283-285. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 4.01 g 12), Rome. IMP C M AVR CARINVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Carinus to right. Rev. GENIVS EXERCITI / KAA Genius standing left, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with his left. Cohen 39. RIC 254. Sharp and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 825
Carinus, 283-285. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 4.39 g 6), Rome. IMP CARINVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Carinus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG / KAcrescentΔ Mercury standing left, holding purse in his right hand and caduceus in his left. Cohen 72. RIC 264. Some striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 826
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.89 g 6), Lugdunum, 285. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG / A Victory standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. Cohen 466. RIC 91. A nice example with intact silvering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 827
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.62 g 6), Ticinum, 285. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVAT / TXXIT Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing slightly left, holding thunderbolt with his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. Cohen 201. RIC 222. A most attractive example with an impressive portrait. Some areas of weak striking, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 828
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.04 g 6), Rome, 285-286. IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG / XXIB Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing slightly left, holding thunderbolt with his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. Cohen 228. RIC 162. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 829
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.38 g 12), Siscia, 287. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI / Γ / XXI Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. Cohen 259. RIC 270. Minor cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 830
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 24mm, 4.14 g 6), Lugdunum, 287-289. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI TVTATORI AVGG / P Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing slightly left, holding Victory on globe in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, his head turned to right. Cohen 297. RIC 53. Minor flan crack at 7 o’clock, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 831
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.80 g 1), Lugdunum, 287-289. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI TVTATORI AVGG / P Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing slightly left, holding Victory on globe in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, his head turned to right. Cohen 296 var. (differing bust type). Lyon 145. RIC 54. Minor metal flaw on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 832
Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Bronze, 27mm, 10.38 g 6), Aquileia, 299. IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / AQP Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC 25a. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 833
Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Bronze, 27mm, 10.34 g 12), Aquileia, 301. IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR / V /AQS Moneta standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. RIC 31a. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 834
Maximianus, First reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.69 g 6), Rome, 285-286. IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG / XXIЄ Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. Cohen 355. RIC 506. Minor cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hercules fighting against the Nemean lion
Lot 835
Maximianus, First reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.12 g 1), Lugdunum, 287-289. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximian to right. Rev. VIRTVTI AVGG Hercules standing right, strangling the Nemean lion; at his feet to left, club. Lyon 213. RIC V, 454. A beautiful, sharp coin with original silvering. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 836
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.28 g 8), Lugdunum, 287-289. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. VIRTVTI AVGG Hercules standing right, strangling the Nemean lion; at his feet to left, club. Cohen 650. Lyon 214. RIC 454. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 837
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.51 g 1), Lugdunum, 290-291. IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate bust of Maximianus to left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter in his right hand. Rev. PAX AVGG / B Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 442. Lyon 387. RIC 399. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 838
Maximianus, AD 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.88 g 7), Lugdunum, 290-291. IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. PAX AVGG / B Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Cohen 438 var. (differing bust type). Lyon 380. RIC 399. Sharply struck and well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 839
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 19mm, 2.70 g 1), Rome, 295-297. MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / Є Tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six towers. RIC 41 (R5). Very rare and with a sharp reverse. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 840
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Bronze, 28mm, 9.84 g 6), Lugdunum, 301-303. MAXIMIANVS NOB C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Galerius to left, holding scepter over right shoulder. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / A / PLC Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left; to his left, lighted altar. RIC 167b. A lovely example with a particularly nice portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 841
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Bronze, 28mm, 10.24 g 1), Serdica, 303/4-305. GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / ? / SMSD Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left. RIC 4b. Some striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare and unusually nice Follis of Domitius Domitianus
Lot 842
Domitius Domitianus, Usurper, 297-298. Follis (Bronze, 26mm, 8.96 g 12), plated, Alexandria, 298. IMP CL DOMITIVS DOMITIANVS AVG Laureate head of Domitius Domitianus to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Γ / ALE Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, his head turned to right. RIC 20. Rare. An extraordinary example with particularly well-preserved silvering. Minor metal flaws, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 843
Domitius Domitianus, Usurper, 297-298. Follis (Bronze, 26mm, 10.76 g 1), Alexandria, 298. IMP CL DOMITIVS DOMITIANVS AVG Laureate head of Domitius Domitianus to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Γ / ALE Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, his head turned to right. RIC 20. Rare. An attractive example with some original silvering. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 844
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.85 g, 12 h), Aquileia, 301. CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR / V /AQΓ Moneta standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. RIC 32a. Well struck and with original silvering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 845
Maxentius, 307-312. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 7.06 g, 1 h), Aquileia, 307-309/10. IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maxentius to right. Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE / AQP Roma seated left, holding globe in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; shield set on ground to right; all within hexastyle temple; knobs as acroteria and star in pediment. RIC VI 121. Some striking flatness, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 846
Maxentius, 307-312. Follis (Bronze, 25mm, 6.89 g 12), Rome, 308-311. IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maxentius to right. Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE / RBQ Roma seated left, holding globe in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; shield set on ground to right; all within hexastyle temple; knobs as acroteria and wreath in pediment. Drost 90c. RIC 210. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 847
Maximinus I, 235-238. Follis (Bronze, 24mm, 6.86 g 12), Alexandria, 308-310. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. GENIO IMPERATORIS / K - B P / ALE Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his lef. RIC 103. A beautiful example with light green patina and some light deposits. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Sol holding head of Serapis
Lot 848
Maximinus I, 235-238. Follis (Bronze, 21mm, 5.04 g 12), Antioch, 312. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. SOLI INVICTO / ς - * / ANT Sol, radiate, standing left in long robe, raising his right hand, holding head of Serapis in his left. RIC 167b. A spectacular example with beautiful dark green patina and light sand deposits as found. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 849
Galeria Valeria, Augusta, 293-311. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.67 g, 1 h), Cyzicus, 308-309. GAL VALERIA AVG Draped bust of Galeria Valeria to right, wearing stephane. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI / Δ / MKV Venus standing left, holding apple in her right hand and drawing drapery from shoulder with her left. RIC 46. A most attractive example with dark toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 850
Divus Romulus, died 309. Follis (Bronze, 23mm, 7.38 g 11), Ostia, 309-312. DIVO ROMVLO NVBIS CONS Bare head of Romulus to right. Rev. AETERNAE MEMORIAE / MOSTT Domed shrine with right door ajar; on dome, eagle standing right, head turned to left. RIC 34. Attractive reddish patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 851
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 3.25 g 6), Heraclea, 316-317. IMP LICINIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Licinius to left, holding mappa in his right hand and globe and scepter in his left. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE AVGG / HTB Campgate with three turrets and no doors. RIC VII 15. A lovely example with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 852
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 3.15 g 6), Nicomedia, 317-320. IMP LICINIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Licinius to left holding mappa in his right hand and globe and scepter in his left. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG / palm - Z / SMN Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing front, his head turned to left, holding Victory set on globe in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. RIC VII 24. A lustrous and perfectly struck example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 853
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 3.33 g 6), Nicomedia, 317-320. IMP LICINIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Licinius to left holding mappa in his right hand and globe and scepter in his left. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG / palm - Є / SMN Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing front, his head turned to left, holding Victory set on globe in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. RIC VII 24. Perfectly struck and very well preserved. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 854
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.65 g, 12 h), Heraclea, 318-320. IMP LICINIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Licinius to right, holding mappa in his left hand and globe and scepter in his right. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE AVGG / Λ / SMHB Campgate with three turrets and no doors. RIC VII 48 var. (differing bust type). Most attractive and with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 855
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 3.35 g 12), Siscia, 318. CONSTANTINVS AVG Cuirassed bust of Constantine with high-crested helmet to right. Rev. VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP / BSIS* Two Victories standing facing one another, together holding shield inscribed VOT/PR on altar inscribed I. RIC 51 var. (differing bust type). A magnificent example with original silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 856
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 2.99 g 12), Sirmium, 324. CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. SARMATIA DEVICTA / SIRM Victory advancing to right, holding trophy in her right hand and palm branch in her left, treading on bound captive to right. RIC VII, 48. A well struck and historically interesting coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 857
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 3.52 g 6), Antioch, 325-326. CONSTANTINVS AVG Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE AVGG / SMANTZ Campgate with two turrets and no doors; above, star. RIC VII 63 var. (unlisted officina). Scarce variety. A lovely example with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 858
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 18mm, 2.79 g 5), Antioch, 329-339. CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE AVGG / SMANTA Campgate with two turrets and no doors; above, star. RIC VII 84. Nicely toned and with intact silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare and particularly nice Solidus of Constantius II
Lot 859
Constantius II, as Caesar, 324-337. Solidus (Gold, 20mm, 4.41 g 12), Nicomedia, 324/5. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS / SMN Constantius, laureate and in military dress, standing front, his head turned to right, holding aquila with his right hand and scepter in his left; to his right, signum. Cohen 160. Depeyrot 34/3. RIC 76. Rare. Minor die flaw in right reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3500 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 860
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Follis (Bronze, 19mm, 2.34 g 6), Treveri, 327-328. CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to left. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE CAESS / •PTRE Campgate with two turrets and no doors; above, star. RIC VII 505. A beautiful example with a dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 861
House of Constantine, 330-354. Follis (Bronze, 17mm, 2.21 g 6), Siscia, 334-335. CONSTANTINOPOLIS Helmeted and mantled bust of Constantinople to left, holding scepter with her left hand. Rev. •BSIS• Victory standing left, with her right foot set on prow, holding scepter with her right hand and shield with her left. RIC VII 241. Beautiful dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 862
House of Constantine, 330-354. Follis (Bronze, 18mm, 2.67 g 6), Siscia, 334-335. CONSTANTINOPOLIS Helmeted and mantled bust of Constantinople to left, holding scepter with her left hand. Rev. •BSIS• Victory standing left, with her right foot set on prow, holding scepter with her right hand and shield with her left. RIC VII 241. Lovely dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 863
Commemorative Series, 330-354. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.68 g, 12 h), Siscia, 334-335. CONSTANTINOPOLIS Helmeted and mantled bust of Constantinople to left, holding scepter with her left hand. Rev. •BSIS• Victory standing left, with her right foot set on prow, holding scepter with her right hand and shield with her left. RIC VII 241. Minor striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare Follis of Hannibalianus
Lot 864
Hannibalianus, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 15mm, 1.19 g 6), Constantinople, 336-337. FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hannibalianus to right. Rev. SECVRITAS PVBLICA / CONSS Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter; urn at side and reed in background. RIC 147. Sharply struck and with a most attractive dark patina. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 865
Constantius II, 337-361. Follis (Bronze, 21mm, 3.42 g 1), Siscia, 348-350. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to left, wearing pearl diadem and holding globe. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / ASISTM Soldier advancing right, head left, holding spear and leading small figure from hut beneath tree. RIC 215. A beautiful piece with a light green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A remarkable Centenionalis of Constantius II
Lot 866
Constantius II, 337-361. Centenionalis (Bronze, 21mm, 4.32 g 12), Nicomedia, 348-351. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to left, holding globe with his right hand. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / SMNB Constantius standing left, holding labarum with his right hand and shield set on ground with his right; at his feet to left, two bound captives with peaked caps. RIC VIII 67. A perfectly struck and most attractive example with beautiful brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 867
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 17mm, 1.45 g 6), Lugdunum, 360-361. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right. Rev. VICTORIA DD NN AVG Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. RIC VIII 214. Slighty rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 868
Vetranio, 350. Follis (Bronze, 23mm, 4.75 g 7), Siscia. D N VETRANIO P F AVG / A - * Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / A / ·BSIS· Vetranio, diademed and in military dress, standing front, his head turned to left, holding two signa, each with Chi-Rho on the banner; above him, star. RIC 287. With a fine portrait. Minor striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 869
Magnentius, 350-353. Follis (Bronze, 23mm, 5.26 g 1), Lugdunum, 351-353. D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG / A Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. VICT D D N N AVG ET CAES / RSLC Two Victories standing facing each other, holding wreath isncribed VOT / V / MVLT / X in four lines. Bastien -. LRBC -. RIC VIII -. An apparently unrecorded variety with this mint mark. A lovely example with dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare and apparently only the third specimen known
Lot 870
Magnentius, 350-353. Solidus (Gold, 23mm, 3.84 g 6), Treveri, 353. D N MAGNENTIVS AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. VICT CAES LIB ROM ORB Victory standing right, holding palm frond over her left shoulder; Libertas standing left, holding transverse scepter with her left; they support between them a plain shaft carrying a trophy. Bastien 76 (same dies, two examples cited). Blätter für Münzfreunde 56, 1921, pl. 246, 14. Depeyrot 13/2. RIC VIII 296. F. Trau Collection, Gilhofer & Ranschburg and A. Hess, 1935, 4288 (same dies). Extremely rare, apparently only the third specimen known. A well-struck and attractive example, much better than the Trau specimen. Some scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
A lovely Follis of Julian II
Lot 871
Julian II, 360-363. Follis (Bronze, 28mm, 9.14 g 1), Sirmium, 361-363. D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REI PVB / *ASIRMpalm Bull standing right; above, two stars. RIC VIII 107. A most attractive example with an excellent dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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