obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 694
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.37 g 6), Rome, 220-222. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing left between two shields, holding open wreath with both hands; in field to left, star. BMC 239. Cohen 300. RIC 161. Beautifully toned and struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 695
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.30 g 1), Rome, 220-222. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right, her hair bound in a bun at the back. Rev. SAECVLI FELICITAS Felicitas standing facing, her head turned to left, holding patera over burning altar in her right hand and long caduceus in her left; to right, star of eight rays. BMC 79. Cohen 45. RIC 271. Attractively toned and with a fine portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 696
Julia Soaemias, Augusta, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.27 g 7), Rome. IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG Draped bust of Julia Soaemias to right. Rev. VENVS CAELESTIS Venus, draped and diademed, standing left, holding long scepter in her left hand and apple in her right; in field to right, star. BMC 45 (Elagabalus). Cohen 8. RIC 241 (Elagabalus). Attractive and toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A most attractive Denarius of Julia Paula
Lot 697
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.71 g 12), Rome. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in waves and tied up in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left on throne, holding a patera in her right hand and resting left arm on throne; to left, star in field. BMC 172. Cohen 6. RIC 211. A perfectly struck example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 698
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.41 g 6), Rome. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in waves and tied up in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left on throne, holding a patera in her right hand and resting left arm on throne; to left, star in field. BMC 172. Cohen 6. RIC 211. Nicely toned. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 699
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.50 g 1), Rome. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in waves and tied up in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left on throne, holding a patera in her right hand and resting left arm on throne; to left, star in field. BMC 172. Cohen 6. RIC 211. A lovely example with an elegant portrait. Slightly rough surfaces, and reverse struck from a worn die otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 700
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.19 g 12), Rome, 219-220. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in waves and tied up in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated left, holding globe in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 177. Cohen 21. RIC 222. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 701
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.01 g, 6 h), Rome. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right.Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in waves and tied up in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. CONCORDIA Julia Paula, veiled, standing left; on the right, facing Elagabalus, togate, standing right, on the left, clasping their right hands together. BMC 319. Cohen 12. RIC 214. Nicely toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 702
Aquilia Severa, Augusta, 220-221 & 221-222. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.82 g 6), Rome, struck under Elagabalus, 220-222. IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG Draped bust of Aquilia Severa to right, her hair waved and fastened in queue at back. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia standing front, her head turned to left, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; in field to left, star. BMC 336 (Elagabalus). Cohen 2. RIC 225 (Elagabalus). Nicely toned and sharply struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A most attractively toned Aureus of Severus Alexander
Lot 703
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 5.40 g 6), Rome, circa 222. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P COS P P Jupiter, naked but for cloak, standing front, his head turned to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. BMC 12. Calicó 3080a (same reverse die). Cohen 203. RIC 4. Sharply struck and clear. A coin with a beautiful light reddish tone. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
A very rare Bronze of Severus Alexander from Trapezus
Lot 704
PONTUS, Trapezus. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Bronze (29mm, 10.73 g 7), CY 162 = 225/6. AYT K CЄOY AΛEΞANΔPO Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right, seen from behind. Rev. TPAΠЄZONTIΩN / ЄT PΞB Mithras on horseback to right; behind, tree. SNG Copenhagen 227. SNG von Aulock 139 var. Very rare and with pleasant, even patination. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 705
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.02 g, 12 h), Rome, 226. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. PAX AVG Pax advancing left, holding branch in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 363. Cohen 187. RIC 168. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 706
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Bronze (22mm, 7.57 g 6), RY 7 = 228. AY K CЄOVH AΛЄΞANΔ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to right, seen from behind. Rev. MH/TPOΠO/ΛЄWC K/AICAPI/AC ET / Z in six lines. SNG von Aulock 6529. Sydenham -, cf. 574 (year 6). Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A rare Bronze from Caesaraea-Eusebia
Lot 707
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Bronze (22mm, 8.00 g 11), RY 3 = 224/5. AV K CЄOV AΛЄΞANΔ Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. MHTPOΠ KAIC / ЄT Γ Prize-urn with three palms inside. Cf. BMC 307 (same reverse type, but larger size and different legends). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Rare. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 708
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.50 g 6), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and raising her skirt with her left. BMC 898. Cohen 546. RIC 254. A lovely example with dark toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 709
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 21.74 g 1), Rome, 231. IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. ANNONA AVGVSTI / S - C Annona standing left, holding anchor with her left hand and grain ears over modius in her right. BMC 678-679. Cohen 36. RIC 549. Attractive green patina. Reverse fields smoothed, otherwise, Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 710
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 31mm, 18.14 g 12), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG / S - C Providentia standing left, holding grain ears over modius in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 881. Cohen 503. RIC 642. An excellent piece with a beautiful dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 711
PONTUS, Amasia. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 33mm, 26.38 g 1), CY 234 = 232/3. AΥT K CЄOΥHΡOΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. AΔΡ CЄΥ AΛE AMAЄIAC MHT / N Π Π / ET / CΛΔ Altar with facing eagle atop; above, Helios, holding whip in his left hand and raising his right, driving facing quadriga; to left, tree. Dalaison 609 (D147/R475). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Rare with this bust type. Scuff on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 712
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Sestertius (Bronze, 28mm, 18.05 g 1), Rome. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and leaning on column with her left arm. BMC 487. Cohen 21. RIC 676. Attractive green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 713
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.53 g 7), Rome, struck under Severus Alexander, 231. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; shield set on ground to left. BMC 716-717 (Severus Alexander). Cohen 76. RIC 358 (Severus Alexander). Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 714
Orbiana, Augusta, 225-227. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 2.07 g 12), Rome, 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopiae with her left. BMC 287. Cohen 1. RIC 319. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 715
KINGS of BOSPOROS. Cotys III, 227/8-233/4. Stater (Electrum, 19mm, 7.24 g 12), Year 529 = 232/3. BAΣIΛEWC KOTΥOC Diademed and draped bust of Kotys III to right; before, sword. Rev. ΘKΦ Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. MacDonald 578/3. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 716
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 22mm, 3.25 g 7), Rome, 235. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding spear in his left. BMC 11. Cohen 46. RIC 1. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 717
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.64 g 1), Rome, 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding spear in his left. BMC 77. Cohen 55. RIC 3. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 718
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.17 g 1), Rome, 236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and transverse scepter in her left. BMC 68. Cohen 31. RIC 12. Some minor deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 719
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.53 g 12), Rome, 237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. P M TR P III COS P P Maximinus, in military dress, standing left between two standards, raising his right hand in salute and holding spear in his left. BMC 161. Cohen 64. RIC 5. Beautiful iridescent toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 720
Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 2.65 g 11), Rome, 236-238. MAXIMVS CAES GERM Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Lituus, knife, jug, simpulum and sprinkler. BMC 201-203. Cohen 3. RIC 2. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A nicely toned Denarius of Balbinus with an elegant portrait
Lot 721
Balbinus, 238. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 2.70 g 12), Rome, April - June 238. IMP C D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA DEORVM Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 33. Cohen 23. RIC 7. Nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
An extremely fine Antoninianus of Balbinus
Lot 722
Balbinus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 5.36 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Two clasped right hands. BMC 67. Cohen 3. RIC 10. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Beautiful light green patina
Lot 723
Balbinus, 238. Sestertius (Bronze, 31mm, 23.13 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right. Rev. P M TR P COS II P P Balbinus, togate, standing left, holding branch in his right hand and parazonium in his left. BMC 28. Cohen 21. RIC 16. A lovely example with a beautiful light green patina. Minor metal flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 610 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 724
Pupienus, 238. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 4.83 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES PVPIEN MAXIMVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. AMOR MVTVVS AVGG Two clasped right hands. BMC 82. Cohen 2. RIC 9b. A lovely example with fine toning. Die flaw on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A very rare Medallion of Gordian III from Tomis
Lot 725
MOESIA INFERIOR, Tomis. Gordian III, 238-244. Hexassarion (Bronze, 35mm, 25.00 g 7). ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC ΑVΓ Radiate, draped and cuirassed three-quarter bust of Gordian to left, holding globe in his left hand and raising his right hand in greeting Rev. MHTPO ΠONTOV TOM/EΩΣ Gordian standing to left, holding sceptre in left hand and patera over altar in right; behind, Nike standing left, holding palm in left hand and placing wreath on emperor’s head with right. AMNG I 3365. Very rare. Some smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 726
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 4.57 g, 1 h), Rome, 239-240. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 17. RIC 34. Well-centered and struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 56 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 727
Gordian III, 238-244. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.16 g 11), Rome, 240. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus standing right, feeding serpent from patera held in her right hand. Cohen 325. RIC 129a. Attractively toned and with an elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 728
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 4.28 g 1), Rome, 240-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG N Laetitia standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and anchor set on ground with her left. Cohen 121. RIC 86. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 729
Gordian III, 238-244. Antoninianus (Silver, 2022 mm, 4.48 g, 7 h), Rome, 241. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS II P P Apollo seated left, holding branch in his right hand and resting his left elbow on lyre. Cohen 250. RIC 88. Lustrous. Reverse struck with a slightly worn die, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 730
Gordian III, 238-244. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 16.04 g, 12 h), Rome, 241-243. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. IOVI STATORI / S - C Jupiter standing front, his head turned to right, holding long vertical scepter with his right hand and thunderbolt in his left. Cohen 111. RIC 298a. A lovely example with beautiful green patina covered with some light sand deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 731
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 27mm, 10.77 g 12), RY 6 = 242/3. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. MHTPO KAIC B N / ЄT ς Agalma of Mt. Argaeus set on altar decorated with wreath. Bland, Bronze 85. BMC 342. Sydenham, Caesarea 607. An attractive piece with dark patina, deposits and a countermark on obverse. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 732
PISIDIA, Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 33mm, 26.30 g 7). IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Laureate head of Gordian to right. Rev. CAES ANTIOCH COL / S R she-wolf standing right under fig tree, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. SNG France 1199. SNG Copenhagen 69 var. (differing bust type). Very thick light brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 733
MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Pentassarion (Bronze, 27mm, 12.27 g 1), Governor Menophilos. AVT K M ANTWNIOC ΓOPΔΙΑΝΟC AVΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right vis-à-vis draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos. Rev. VΠ MHNOΦΙΛΟV ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ / E Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and sceptre. Varbanov 1376ff. Reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 734
CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Gordian III, 238-244. Bronze (34mm, 12.60 g 6). ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC CЄ/BAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind; on neck, countermark of pellet within triangle Rev. CЄΛЄYKЄΩN TΩ ΠPOC TΩ KAΛV/KAΔNΩ / ЄΛЄ/VΘЄ/P-A/C Nike advancing to right, holding palm in left hand and wreath in right. BMC 40. SNG Levante suppl. 206. For the countermark, Howgego 670. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 735
MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. Philip I, 244-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 20.97 g 1), 244/5. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M S COL VIM / AN VI Moesia standing facing, her head turned left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at feet to either side. Varbanov 135. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare and exceptional Medallion of Philip I
Lot 736
CILICIA. Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Philip I, 244-249. Bronze (34 mm, 20.92 g, 6 h), AVT K M IOVΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC CЄ/B Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. CЄΛЄVKЄΩN TΩ ΠPOC TΩ / KAΛVKA/ΔNΩ / ЄΛЄVΘЄPAC Draped bust of Artemis-Tyche to right, wearing polos, vis-à-vis laureate and draped bust of Apollo set on laurel branch to left. SNG Levante 778 var. (different legend spacing on reverse). SNG Paris 1040 var. (different legend spacing on reverse). Rare. In exceptional condition for this usually worn issue, very well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 737
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 20mm, 3.83 g 6), Antioch, 247-248. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Bland 22. Cohen 35. RIC 83 corr. (Concordia holding patera, not scales). Most attractive and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 738
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 4.34 g 7), Rome, 247-249. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. FELI / CITAS / IMP P in three lines within wreath. Cohen 39. RIC 60. Nicely toned and sharp. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A virtually as struck Antoninianus of Philip I
Lot 739
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 4.23 g 12), Rome, 248. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVGG / Є Philip I and Philip II on horses galloping right, ; the one in front holding spear. Cohen 241. RIC 10. A beautifully toned and perfectly struck example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 740
THRACE, Bizya. Philip I, 244-249. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30mm, 13.20 g 6). AVT K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AVΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. BIZVHNΩN Philip on horseback right, cradling sceptre in arm. Jurukova 92. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 741
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.15 g 6), Rome, 247. M OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 16. RIC 129. An attractive example with some original luster. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 742
Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 3.91 g 6), Rome, 247. M OTACIL SEVERA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Cohen 16. RIC 129. Nicely toned and sharply struck. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 743
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Antoninianus (Silver, 24mm, 4.69 g 12), Rome, 246. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip standing left, holding globe in his right hand and reversed spear with his left. Cohen 48. RIC 218d. A particularly attractive piece with lovely toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 744
Philip II, 247-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 4.12 g 12), Antioch, 247. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Bland 64. Cohen 1. RIC 240a. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 745
Philip II, 247-249. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 16.71 g 12), Rome. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVGG III Philip I and Philip II seated left on curule chairs, extending their right hands. Cohen 18. RIC 267a. Lovely dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A rare and attractive Aureus of Trajan Decius
Lot 746
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Aureus (Gold, 20mm, 4.26 g 12), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. Cohen 107. RIC 7a var. (differing bust type). Calicó 3300. Rare. A lovely and well-centered example. Light traces of cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 747
Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 4.26 g 1), Rome, 250. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG Draped bust of Etruscilla to right, wearing stephane, set on crescent. Rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia seated left on high-backed throne, raising veil with her right hand and holding scepter with her left. Cohen 19. RIC 59b (Trajan Decius). A lightly toned example. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 748
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 3.78 g 11), Rome, 252. IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus to right. Rev. PAX AETERNA Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and scepter with her left. Cohen 76. RIC 71. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 749
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Sestertius (Bronze, 28mm, 14.49 g 12), Rome. IMP CAES C VIBIVS TREBONIANVS GALLVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus to right. Rev. LIBERTAS AVGG / S - C Libertas standing left, holding pileus in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. Cohen 64 var. (differing obverse legend). RIC 114a. Fields smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 750
Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 3.56 g 6), Antioch. IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus to right. Rev. MARTI PACIFERO Mars, helmeted, advancing left, holding branch in his right hand and spear with his left. RIC 85. 72 var. (scepter instead of spear). A sharply struck and nicely toned piece. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 751
Volusian, 251-253. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.15 g 7), Rome. IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVGG Virtus, helmeted, standing left, holding shield set on ground with her right hand and reversed spear with her left. Cohen 135. RIC 186. A lustrous example. Minor metal flaw on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An unusually nice Antoninianus of Valerian I on a broad flan
Lot 752
Valerian I, 253-260. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.04 g, 12 h), Rome, 255-256. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG Radiate and draped bust of Valerian to right. Rev. FELICITAS AVGG Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus and cornucopiae. RIC 87. Well struck on a very broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare Aureus of Valerian I
Lot 753
Valerian I, 253-260. Aureus (Gold, 21mm, 2.63 g 6), Rome, 254-256. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG Laureate and draped bust of Valerian to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVGG Virtus advancing right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder. Calicó 3454 (same dies). Cohen -. MIR 84a (same dies). NAC 78, 2014, 1099 (same dies). RIC -. Very rare and nicely struck. Some traces of cleaning, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 754
CILICIA, Seleucea ad Calycadnum. Valerian I, 253-260. Bronze (28mm, 9.31 g 4). AV K ΠO ΛIK OVAΛEPIA/NOC Radiate and cuirassed bust to right, seen from behind. Rev. [CEΛ]EV[KE]ΩN ΠP TΩ [KAΛVKAΔNΩ] Artemis standing to right, holding bow in left hand and drawing arrow with right from quiver behnd; to lower right, stag. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Paris -. SNG von Aulock - . Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 755
Diva Mariniana, died before 253. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 3.77 g 12), Cologne, 254-256. DIVAE MARINIANAE Veiled and draped bust of Mariniana to right, set on crescent. Rev. CONSECRATIO Mariniana, raising her right hand and holding scepter with her left, reclining left on peacock flying upward to the right. Cohen 16. MIR 220b. RIC 6. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 756
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.32 g 6), Cologne, 257-258. GALLIENVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. VICT GERMANICA Victory standing right on globe, holding trophy over her left shoulder and wreath in her right hand; two captives flanking globe. Cohen 1062. MIR 874l. RIC 49. Beautifully toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 757
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.30 g 12), Antioch, 264-265. GALLIENVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVGVSTI Virtus, naked, standing right, holding lion skin and resting his left hand on club set on rock. Cohen 1321. MIR 1616e var. (without star in field). RIC 672. Intact silvering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 758
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 3.13 g 6), Antioch, 264-265. GALLIENVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory in her right hand and spear with her left; in field to left, star. Cohen 920. MIR 1613e. RIC 654. Intact silvering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 759
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 3.96 g 6), Antioch, 266-267. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG / PXV Mars, helmeted, standing right, holding spear with his right hand and shield with his left. Cohen 1245. MIR 1666i. RIC 612. An attractive example with intact silvering. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare Antoninianus of Gallienus
Lot 760
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Bronze, 21mm, 3.44 g 6), Siscia, 266-267. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head of Gallienus to right. Rev. ADVENTVS AVG Gallienus riding on horse to right, raising his right hand; to right, captive on ground. Cohen -. MIR 1422i (3 examples known). RIC 551. Very rare and a with a most attractive green patina. Struck on a slightly short flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Boasting the Lycian and Thracian heritage of the city
Lot 761
PISIDIA, Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. Oktassarion (Bronze, 42mm, 30.86 g 6). AVT K ΠAI ΓAΛΛIHN Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. AΠOΛΛΩNIATΩN / ΛV ΘPKO Gallienus, holding spear and globe (?), standing to left within octastyle temple. SNG Paris 1365-6. SNG von Aulock 4999. Von Aulock, Pisidien II, 157. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare Heptassarion of Gallienus
Lot 762
CARIA, Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Gallienus, 253-268. Heptassarion (Bronze, 34mm, 20.98 g 6). [AY K ΠO] ΓAΛΛIHNOC Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left, holding spear spear forward and shield decorated with central boss. Rev. ANTIOXЄN River-god Maeandrus, holding reed in outstretched right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm, reclining left on platform; to left, triple bay arch surmounted by stork standing right. SNG München 92. SNG von Aulock 2430. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 763
IONIA, Smyrna. Gallienus, 253-268. Diassarion (Bronze, 27mm, 8.42 g 7), Marcus Aurelius Sextus. AΥT K ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOΣ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΣMΥΡNAI/ΩN Γ NEOK / ЄΠI M AVP / CEΞCTO/Y Athena seated left, holding temple and spear; shield at side. BMC 468. Klose 59. SNG Copenhagen 1407. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 764
Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 23mm, 3.96 g 6), Antioch, 263. SALONINA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Salonina to right, set on crescent. Rev. IVNO REGINA Juno standing left, holding patera in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; peacock at her feet to left; in field to left, star. Cohen 67. MIR 1619 var. (without star in field). RIC 92. Beautifully toned and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 765
Divus Valerian II, died 258. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 3.24 g 8), Rome, 258-60. DIVO CAES VALERIANO Radiate head of Verlian to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO / S Eagle standing right, his head turned to left, with open wings. Cohen 7. MIR 265g. RIC 27. A clear and well-struck example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 766
Divus Valerian II, died 258. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 2.85 g 12), Cologne, 258-259. DIVO VALERIANO CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Valerian II, raising his right hand and holding scepter with his left, seated left on eagle flying upward to right toward heaven. Cohen 5. MIR 911e. RIC 9 (Lugdunum). Nicely toned and with a particularly elegant portrait. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 767
Saloninus, as Caesar, 258-260. Antoninianus (Silver, 21mm, 3.78 g 11), Cologne, 258-259. SALON VALERIANVS CAES Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Saloninus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Lituus, secespita, guttus, simpulum, and aspergillum. Cohen 41. MIR 914e. RIC 9. Nicely toned. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 768
Postumus, 260-269. Antoninianus (Silver, 22mm, 3.43 g 1), Cologne, 262. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus, helmeted, standing right, holding spear with his right hand and resting his left on a shield set on ground. AGK 102. Cohen 419. Cunetio 2400. RIC 93. Struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 769
Postumus, 260-269. Antoninianus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.43 g, 8 h), Cologne, 266. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. SALVS POSTVMI AVG Salus standing right, feeding snake holding in her right hand out of patera. AGK 86. Cohen 350. Cunetio 2423. RIC 328. Well struck, nice details. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Struck by Aureolus, general under Valerian and Gallienus
Lot 770
Postumus, 260-269. Antoninianus (Billon, 19mm, 2.13 g 12), Mediolanum, struck by Aureolus 267-268. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. VIRTVS EQVITVM / S Hercules, nude, standing right, his right hand resting on hip, left hand holding lion's skin and club which rests on rock. AGK 113. Cunetio 2497. Elmer 619. RIC 389. Sharply struck and detailed. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 771
Postumus, 260-269. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 17.01 g 12), Cologne, circa 262. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rev. FELICITAS AVG Trophy with two captives. Bastien 14. Cohen 51. Elmer 194. RIC 120. Rare. Attractive dark green patina. Several metal flaws as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 772
Marius, 269. Antoninianus (Billon, 19mm, 3.32 g 6), Cologne, 269. IMP C MARIVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM Clasped right hands. AGK (corr.) 3b. Elmer 632. RIC 7. A nice coin with much of its original silvering remaining. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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
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