obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 496
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.82 g 6), Rome. CESTIANVS S C Bust of female deity to right, draped and wearing the helmet of Minerva, the laurel wreath of Apollo, the crown of Isis, the wings of Victory and with the bow and quiver of Diana on her back and with a cornucopiae before. Rev. M PLAETORIVS M F AED CVR Eagle, with spread wings and head to right, standing facing on thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. Nicely toned. Some striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 497
L. Roscius Fabatus, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.72 g 6), Rome. L ROSCI Head of Juno Sospita to right; behind, mask. Rev. FABATI Girl standing right, facing serpent; in field to left, unidentified symbol. Babelon (Roscia) 3. Crawford 412/1, symbols 58. Sydenham 915. Minor countermark on obverse and striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 498
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.58 g 2), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, lyre. Rev. P CLODIVS M F Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 499
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (M. Junius Brutus), Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 4.04 g 5), Rome, 54 BC. LIBERTAS Head of Libertas to right. Rev. BRVTVS The consul L. Junius Brutus walking left between two lictors, each carrying ax over shoulder, and preceded by an accensus. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/1. Sydenham 906a. Attractively toned. Minor striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 500
CILICIA, Soloi-Pompeiopolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Pompey the Great (66-48 BC). Bronze (19mm, 4.94 g 12). Bare head of Pompey the Great right. Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Nike advancing right, holding palm in left hand and wreath in right; to right, monogram above POY / ΔH. SNG Paris 1217. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 501
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.70 g 7), mint moving with Caesar, 49-48 BC. CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax with wolf’s head at the top and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. Sydenham 1006. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 502
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.67 g 4), mint moving with Caesar, 49-48 BC. CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax with wolf's head at the top and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. Sydenham 1006. Banker’s mark on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 503
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.79 g 6), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, late 48-47 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Nicely toned. Minor flan crack at 7 o’clock, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 504
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.72 g 7), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, 47-46 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding Palladium in his right hand and bearing Anchises on his left shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Some deposits on obverse and slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 505
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.01 g 7), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, 47-46 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding Palladium in his right hand and bearing Anchises on his left shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 506
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.76 g 7), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, 47-46 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding Palladium in his right hand and bearing Anchises on his left shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Rare and well struck Cassius Longinus and Lentulus Denarius
Lot 507
C. Cassius Longinus, with P. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.87 g 7), mint moving with Brutus and Cassius, 43-42 BC. C CASSI IMP Tripod with cortina decorated with two laurel branches and fillets. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 14 and (Cornelia) 76. Cohen 7. Crawford 500/1. Sear Imperators 219. Sydenham 1308. RBW 1761. Rare. A sharp example in good silver. Struck from a rusty reverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 508
Q. Caepio Brutus and L. Sestius Pro. Q.. Quinarius (Silver, 13 mm, 1.63 g, 1 h), mint moving with Brutus, 43-42 BC. L SESTI PRO Q Veiled and draped bust of Libertas to right. Rev. Q CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS Victory advancing right, holding palm frond with her left hand and wreath in her right. Babelon (Junia) 38 and (Sestia) 3. Cohen 12. Crawford 502/3. Sear Imperators 202. Sydenham 1291. Very rare. Nicely toned. Slight corrosion, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A most elegant portrait of Octavian
Lot 509
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.90 g 11), mint moving with Antony, spring - early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. A lovely example with an elegant portrait of Octavian. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 510
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.60 g 1), mint moving with Antony, spring - early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Mark Antony and Octavia
Lot 511
Mark Antony and Octavia. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.79 g, 12 h), Ephesus, 39 BC. M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT Head of Antony to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. III VIR R P C Draped bust of Octavia to right above cista mystica, flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. BMC 133. Cohen 2. CRI 262. RPC 2201. An attractively toned example of fine style. Minor scratches on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 512
MACEDON, Thessalonica. Marc Antony and Octavian, c. 37 BC. Bronze (28mm, 25.05 g 1). ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN EΛEYΘEΠIAΣ Draped bust of Eleutheria to right. Rev. M ANT AVT Γ KAI AVT Nike advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left. RPC 1551. SNG Copenhagen 374. Earthern highlights on black patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 513
Mark Antony, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.45 g 7), mint moving with Mark Antony (Patrae?), 32-31. ANT AVG III VIR R P C Galley right, with scepter tied with fillet on prow. Rev. LEG - IX Aquila between two signa. Cohen 37. Crawford 544/23. Sydenham 1227. An attractively toned example. Some minor scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 514
Mark Antony. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.33 g, 6 h), for the 11th legion, Patrae (?), 32-31 BC. ANT AVG III VIR R P C Galley to the right. Rev. LEG XI Aquila between two legionary standards. Crawford 544/25. CRI 362. Sydenham 1229. Scrapes on obverse, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 515
ASIA MINOR, Uncertain. Gaius Sosius (?), circa 38 BC. Bronze (20mm, 8.30 g 12). Bare head to right. Rev. Fiscus, sella, quaestoria and hasta; below, Q. RPC 5409. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Rare bronze of Augustus with Agrippa from Apamea
Lot 516
BITHYNIA. Apamea. Augustus, with Agrippa, 27 BC-AD 14. Bronze (21 mm, 7.56 g, 1 h), 27 BC. IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVSTO COS VII Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AGRIPPA COS III IM C DI F S C C R C CASSIVS C F IIVIR C I C F C Bare head of Agrippa to right. RPC 2008. Rare and unusually complete. Tiny adjustment marks as made. Minor weakness and some spots of corrosion, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
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 521
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 11.87 g 12), dated year 27 of the Actian Era and Cos. XII = 5/4 BC. KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. ETOYΣ ZK (Actian era date) NIKHΣ Tyche seated right on rock, holding palm frond with her right hand; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right; in right field, monogram (=ΥΠΑTOY) and IB (consular date) above monogram (=ANTIOXIEΩN?). McAlee 181. Prieur 51. RPC 4152. Some dark deposits and slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 522
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 14.68 g 1), dated year 27 of the Actian Era and Cos. XII = 5/4 BC. KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. ETOYΣ ZK (Actian era date) NIKHΣ Tyche seated right on rock, holding palm frond with her right hand; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right; in right field, monogram (=ΥΠΑTOY) and IB (consular date) above monogram (=ANTIOXIEΩN?). McAlee 181. Prieur 51. RPC 4152. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 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 525
CILICIA, Augusta. Julia Augusta (Livia), Augusta, 14-29. Bronze (19mm, 5.49 g 12), CY 48 = 67/8. IOYΛIA ΣEBAΣTH Draped bust of Livia to right. Rev. AYΓOYΣTAN[ΩN ET HM] Tyche of Augusta seated right on throne decorated with tendrils, holding grain ears; at feet, river-god Sarus swimming right. RPC I 4013. SNG Levante 1238. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 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
A particularly nice portrait of Germanicus
Lot 531
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tiberius, 14-37. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.83 g, 1 h), commemorating Divus Augustus and Germanicus (15 BC-AD 19), 33-34. DIVVS AVGVSTVS Radiate head of Augustus to left. Rev. [GERMANICVS CAE]S TI AVGV F COS II P M Bare head of Germanicus to right. RIC 60 (Gaius). RPC 3623b (Tiberius). Sydenham, Caesarea 52. A lovely example with a particularly fine portrait of Germanicus. Obverse struck off center, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 532
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tiberius, 14-37. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.31 g 12), commemorating Divus Augustus and Germanicus (15 BC-AD 19), 33-34. DIVVS AVGVSTVS Radiate head of Augustus to left. Rev. GERMANI[CVS CAES TI AV]G F COS II IMP Bare head of Germanicus to right. RIC 61 (Gaius). RPC 3623d (Tiberius). Sydenham, Caesarea 51 var. (differing reverse legend). About very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An extremely rare bronze of Tiberius Gemellus (?)
Lot 533
LYDIA, Philadelphia. Tiberius Gemellus (?), Caesar, 35-37. Bronze (17mm, 3.61 g 3). TIBEPION CEBACTON (?) Bare head of Tiberius Gemellus (?) to right. Rev. NEOKECAREIC Winged thunderbolt. RPC 3017. SNG Copenhagen 373. Extremely rare and in exceptional condition for this issue. Minor smoothing, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 534
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.36 g 12), 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS Bare head of Gaius to right. Rev. IMPERATOR PONT MAX AVG TR POT simpulum and lituus. RPC 3624 var. (differing reverse legend). Sydenham, Caesarea 48. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 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
Lot 538
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Antioch. Claudius, with Nero as Caesar, 41-54. Tetradrachm (Silver (plated), 27mm, 13.25 g 11), 50-54. TIB KΛAYΔIOY KAICAPOC CЄBACTOY Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. NЄPWNOC KAICAPOC ΓЄPMANIKOY Bare-headed and draped bust of Nero to left. McAlee 229. Prieur 68. RPC 4169. A well-made plated forgery. Breaks in plating, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An extremely rare bronze of Britannicus with Octavia and Antonia
Lot 539
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Britannicus, 41-55. Bronze (22mm, 6.51 g 12), 48. KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP BPITANNIK[OC] Bare head of Britannicus to left; behind, countermark of Mount Argaios. Rev. KAICAP ET H / OKTAOYIA / ANTWNINA Octavia and Antonia, both holding corunopiae, clasp hands. BMC 13. RPC 3656. Extremely rare and with a fine portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A very rare bronze from Aegeae showing Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar
Lot 540
CILICIA. Aegeae. Autonomous issues, time of Caligula or Claudius. Bronze (30 mm, 13.41 g, 1 h), Diademed and draped bust of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. AIΓAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AΥTONOMOΥ / MI / ZΠ Bare head of Julius Caesar to right. RPC 4036. SNG Levante 1691. Very rare and in exceptional condition for this usually poorly struck issue. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 541
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15mm, 1.75 g 12), circa 56-58. NERO CE (?) CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Victory standing right, her right foot on a globe, inscribing shield propped on her right knee. Cohen 351, RIC 618, RPC 3646 and Sydenham 83 var. (differing obverse legend). A rare variety with an apparently unlisted obverse legend. Reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 542
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 22mm, 6.99 g 1), with Divus Claudius, 63-65. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMA Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. DIVOS CLAVD AVGVST GERMANIC PATER AVG Laureate head of Claudius to right. Sydenham, Caesarea 68. Struck off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 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
QVADRAGENS REMISSAE
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
Lot 557
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Vespasian, 69-79. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.56 g 12). [AYTOKP] KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBA Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder. Metcalf, Caesarea 17. RPC 1659. Sydenham, Caesarea 94. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 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 568
CILICIA, Flaviopolis. Domitian, 81-96. Bronze (15mm, 2.61 g 1), CY 17 = 89/90. ΔOMЄTIANOC KAICAP Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ЄTOYC ZI ΦΛAVIOΠOΛЄITWN Draped bust of Dionysos to right, holding thyrsos over left shoulder. RPC II 1761. SNG Levante 1533. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 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 575
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nerva, 96-98. Didrachm (Silver, 22mm, 6.58 g 6), 97. AYTOKPAT NЄPOY[AC KAICAP C]ЄBACTOC YΠAT Γ Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. OMON CTPAT Two clasped hands holding standard set on prow. SNG von Aulock 6381 var. (different date). Sydenham 140. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 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 589
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15mm, 2.04 g 12), 120-122. AYTO KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBACT Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder. Metcalf, Caesarea 88. Sydenham, Caesarea 254. A particularly well-struck example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare Hemidrachm of Hadrian with an unusual bust type
Lot 590
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.05 g 12), 120-121. AYTO KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBACT Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ЄT [Δ] (?) Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Metcalf 86a/b var. Sydenham, Caesarea, 255-257 var. (differing bust type). Very rare bust type. Some deposits as found and struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 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
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