obolos 7
9 July 2017
Webauction
Claudius, 41-54. Dupondius (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.40 g, 1 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. CERES AVGVSTA / S C Ceres seated left on a throne with a back, holding two stalks of grain and torch. RIC I 110. von Kaenel Type 73. Struck in a broad flan. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.15 g, 7 h), Rome, 42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG Hand holding scales; below, P N R. Rev. PON M TR P IMP P P COS II around large S C. BMC 181. BN 197. Cohen 72. RIC 91. von Kaenel Type 68. Attractive dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.11 g), TI KΛΑYΔΙΟC KAICAP Bar head of Claudius to left. Rev. MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ around macedonian shield. RPC I 1612. SNG Cop. 1334. AMNG 238-9. Attractive details, nicely toned. About very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
EASTERN CILICIA OR NORTHERN SYRIA. Uncertain Caesarea. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.60 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 45/46 . ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟC ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟC KAICAP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. KAIC /APEΩΝ ETOYC E Tyche, veiled, with towered headdress seated right on rock , holding ears of corn; below, forepart of uncertain river god swimming right. BMC 4 (Anazarbos in Cilicia). De Saulcy 1 (Caesarea Panias in Judaea). RPC I 4086 (uncertain city, perhaps in Cilicia but perhaps not). Sydenham 59 (Caesarea in Capadocia). Well centered and clear. Some earth deposits and struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Antonia Minor, Augusta, 37 and 41. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 15.45 g, 6 h), Rome, struck under Claudius, 41-42. ANTONIA AVGVSTA. Rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP / S C Claudius, veiled and togate, standing left, holding simpulum in right hand and resting left on his side. Cohen 6. BMC Claudius 166-7. RIC Claudius 92. Well struck, attractive detail, lovely light brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
AEOLIS. Aegae. Messalina, Augusta, 41-48. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.20 g, 11 h), 43-48. ΜΕCCΑΛΕΙΝΑ CΕΒΑCΤΗ Draped bust of Messalina to right. Rev. AIΓΑΕΩΝ Zeus standing facing, head to left holding eagle and long vertical scepter. RPC 2430. SNG Cop. 23. Well struck and clear; a scarce issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.01 g, 11 h), 55 AD. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙCAP Youthful, draped bust of Nero to right; countermark of radiate head at 5h'. Rev. ΧΑΡΗΣ Β ΠΑΠΙΑΣ ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo on horseback to right, holding double axe over shoulder. RPC I 2976. SNG Cop. 456; for cm. Howgego II: 3,5. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Ikonium. Nero, with Poppaea, 54-68. (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.19 g, 6 h), c. 62-65. NEPΩΝ ΚΑΙCAP CEBACTOC Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ CEBATH KΛΑΥΔΕΙΚΟΝΙΕΩΝ Poppaea seated to left, holding poppy and scepter. RPC 3544. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 270-83. Some earthen deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Tyana. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.57 g, 1 h), RY IB = 66 AD. NEPΩΝ ΚΑΙCAP Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. TYANEΩΝ ΕΤ ΙΒ Tyche seated on throne to left, holding cornucopia; river god below. RPC I 3660 (this reverse die). Lovely dark glossy patina; possibly the best example of this rare type existing. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
IONIA. Smyrna. Nero with Agrippina Junior, 54-68. Trihemiassarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.89 g, 12 h), Aulos Gessius Philopatris, strategos, 54-59. NEPΩΝΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΝ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝ Confronted busts of Agrippina and Nero. Rev. ΑΥΛΟΣ ΓΕΣΣΙΟΣ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ Nemesis standing right, holding caduceus; serpent to right. RPC I 2478. Attractive dark patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare and unpublished example from Orthosia
CARIA. Orthosia. Nero with Agrippina, 54-68. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.14 g, 12 h), CEBACTOC AΓΡΙΠΠ Conjoined draped, bare headed busts of Nero and Agrippina to right. Rev. OPΘΟΣΙΩΝ The Dioscouri, flanked by their horses, standing facing, heads turned to each other, holding bows. RPC - (but same obverse die as 2826). Very rare, apparently unpublished. Clear with lovely dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A very rare civil war denarius
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: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
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: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Vitellius, 69. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.17 g, 6 h), Rome, struck late April-20 December. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. PONT MAXIM Vesta seated to right on throne with a back, holding scepter and patera. RIC I 107. RSC 72. Nicely toned specimen. Some minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 410 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 12 mm, 3.31 g, 12 h), Ephesus, struck circa 71. IMP CAESAR VESPAS AVG COS III TR P P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVG / EPHE Concordia seated left on throne, holding two grain-ears and poppy-head in her right hand and cornucopia with her left; feet resting on stool. BMC 453. BN 343. Cohen 67. RIC II 1428. RPC 830. Scarce, well centered and clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (16 mm, 3.58 g, 1 h), Antioch, 72-73. [IMP] CAESAR VESPASIANVS [AVG] Laureate head of Vespasian left. Rev. VICTORIA - AVG Victory standing right on globe, holding wreath and palm frond. RIC 1547. RPC 1921. RSC 588. Rare; Well struck and clear with nice toning. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Vespasian, 69-79. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 13.31 g, 5 h), Rome, 71 AD. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III Radiate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ROMA SC Roma seated left on cuirass, holding wreath and parazonium; two shields behind. RIC II 279. Cohen 411. BMC 592. BN 569. Attractive green patina, lovely details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Vespasian, 69-79. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 12.46 g, 6 h), Rome, 77-78. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS VIII P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right with globe below his neck. Rev. FORTVNAE REDVCI / S - C Fortuna standing left, holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. Lyon 79. RIC 754b. RIC² 1215. Sharp details, dark brown patina. Rought surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 27 mm, 15.17 g, 6 h), ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΟYΑΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟC Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ Ares standing left, holding spear and wreath; shield to the right field. RPC 332 (this obverse die). SNG Cop.-. BMC -. Well struck, nice details; attractive patina. Very fine.
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CILICIA. Olba. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.02 g, 12 h), 70-79. AYTOKPATOPOΣ ΣEBACTOY OYEΣPAΣIANOY Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AYTOKPATOPOΣ TITOY OYEΣPAΣIANOY Bear head of Titus to right. RPC II 1719. Very rare example, only the second available. Some earth deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
LYCAONIA. Laodicea Combusta. Titus and Domitian, Caesars, 69-79. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.47 g, 1 h). ΤΙΤΟC ΚΑΙ ΔΟΜΙΤIΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡEC Confronted bare heads of Domitian and Titus Caesares. Rev. ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΛΑΟΔΙΚEΩΝ Cybele seated left, holding phiale and tympanum; under throne, lion seated left. RPC II 1613 SNG France 2322. Light earthen encrustations. About very fine.
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LYCAONIA. Laodicea Combusta. Titus and Domitian, As Caesars, 69-79. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.91 g, 6 h), TITOC KAI ΔOMITIANOC KAICAPEC around comfronted, bare heads of Titus and Domitian. Rev. KΛAYΔIΟΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ Cybele seating on a throne with a back, facing left, holding patera and tympanon. RPC II 1613. SNG France 2322. Well centered, dark patina. Some earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Divus Vespasian, died 79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 24.77 g, 5 h), Rome, struck under Titus, 80-81. DIVO AVG VESPAS / SPQR Seated statue of Divus Vespasian, holding scepter in right hand and Victory set on globe in his left, in car drawn right by four elephants with drivers. The side of the car is decorated with two relief bands depicting captured arms. Rev. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII around S C. BMC 223. BN 231. Cohen 206. RIC² 259. Scratch on the reverse and rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
IONIA. Smyrna. Vespasian Junior, as Caesar, c. 94-96. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.65 g, 12 h). OYЄCΠACIANOC NЄΩTЄPOC Head of Vespasian Junior to right. Rev. ΣMYPNAIΩN Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm frond. RPC II 1028. ΒMC 319. Very rare. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Titus, 79-81. Sestertius (Bronze, 34 mm, 24.77 g, 7 h), Uncertain mint, possibly in Thrace, 80-81. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. Pax standing facing, head left, holding branch in right hand, cornucopia in left PAX AVGVST / S C. RIC II 498. BMCRE 309 (Lyon). RPC II 501. Cohen 141. Nice dark brown patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.14 g, 12 h), ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙCΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos standing, holding long torch and twig; shield to right. SNG ANS 177. RPC II 339. A lovely example, well centered with sharp details unusual for this issue. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
LYDIA. Thyateira. Domitia, Augusta, AD 82-96. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ CEBACTH Draped bust of Domitia to right. Rev. ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗΝΩΝ around tripod. RPC II 945. Attractive clear example struck on a broad flan. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd half of the 1st century AD. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.64 g, 12 h), KAICAP CEBACTOC Roma standing facing, head left, holding scepter and parazonium. Rev. AMΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos, holding billowing veil, on bull advancing to right. AMNG III 70. SNG Cop. 93. SNG ANS 158. Unusual nice details for this issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.35 g, 6 h), Rome, 106-107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, wearing aegis. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Pax seated left on throne with a back, holding olive branch with the extended right hand and long scepter with the left; to left, Dacian kneeling right, holding out hands. BMC 218. BN 398. Cohen 417. RIC 187. Woytek 220c. Sharp with nice toning. Nearly extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 200 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 14.16 g, 6 h), 103-111 AD. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Radiate head of Trajan to right, with drapery his left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Trajan riding to right, hurling spear to fallen Dacian. RIC 538. C 506. BMC 902. Very attractive, well centered. Minor deposits on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. As (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 11.47 g, 5 h), 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 Victory flying to left, holding palm branch in her left hand, shield inscribed with SP/QR in her right hand. RIC 402 C. 617. BMC 726. Well struck with a lovely deep green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Quadrans (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.79 g, 5 h), IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. DARDANICI Ceres(?) standing to left, holding grain ears and lifting hem of skirt. RIC II 704. BMCRE 1107. Cohen 139. Scarse issue; lovely portrait of Trajan. Minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.30 g, 6 h), KAICAP TPAIANOC Emperor in military dress on horse prancing to right, pointing spear at a fallen foe. Rev. AMΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos, standing facing, head to left, holding long torch in her right hand and branch in her left; shield on her feet. ANS -. RPC 643. Varbanov 3179. Very rare; nice details. Struck from a somewhat worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
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Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.52 g, 6 h), Rome, 118. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS II / SALVS AVG Salus seated left on throne with a back, feeding out of patera serpent coiled around altar and leaning left arm on throne. RIC 46. C. 1350. Very sharp details, lovely toned; very attractive. Somewhat irregular edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 175 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.47 g, 7 h), Rome, 117. IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANO AVG DIVI TRA Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS / CONCORD Concordia seated left on a throne with a back, holding patera; cornucopia below throne. RIC 9. RSC 248. Good fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 8 h), Rome, struck circa 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bare head of Hadrian to left. Rev. AEGYPTOS Egypt reclining left, holding sistrum in her right hand and resting her left arm on basket; at her feet, ibis standing right on low column. RIC 297e. C. 103. Same dies as G&M 147 lot 2125. Scarce, nice details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 26.39 g, 5 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG / S - C Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and long vertical scepter in her left. RIC 743 .BMC 1481-1482. Cohen 123. Attractive patina with a great portrait of Hadrian. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 28.26 g, 6 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG / S - C Aequitas standing left, holding scales in her right hand and long vertical scepter in her left. Cf. BMC 1481-1482 var. Cohen 125. RIC 743 (differing bust type). Nice tiber patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Sabina, Augusta, AD 128-136/7. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.68 g, 6 h), CABEINA CEBACTH Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos wearing high head-dress standing left, holding long flaming torch and shield. RPC 656. SNG ANS -. SNG Copenhagen 103. Same dies as CNG eauction 96 (2004) lot 94. Scarse; nice brown patina with some red encrustration. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AEOLIS. Aegae. Sabina, Augusta, 112-117. (Bronze, 15 mm, 4.19 g, 6 h), CEBACTH CEBACT Draped bust of Sabina to right. Rev. EΠΙ CTPA ΦΛΑΒΙΟΥ ΧΑΛΕΟΥ / ΑΙ-ΓΑ Sistum. RPC 1923. Very rare. Some earth deposits, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A imitation denarius of Antoninus Pius
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 2.66 g, 6 h), Contemporary imitation of a Rome mint issue of 159-160 AD. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. PACI AVG COS IIII Pax standing left holding branch and scepter. RIC 301. BMCRE 981. RSC 573. Very interesting imitation from a non roman mint; good silver. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.81 g), ΚΑΙCAP [ANTΩNEINOC] Laureate and draped head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ Macedonian shield. SNG Cop. 1341. AMNG III 266a. Nice details, dark green patina. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
IONIA. Ephesus. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 37 mm, 26.66 g, 7 h), AIΛIOC KAICAP ANTΩNЄINOC Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. EΦECIΩN / ΔIC NEΩKOPΩN Octastyle temple, containing facing statue of Artemis Ephesia. RPC IV online 2249. Rough surfaces , otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 32 mm, 14.72 g, 1 h), AYT K T AI AΔPI ANTΩΝΙΝΟC CEB EV ΠΤ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. IPHNOΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΕΤ ΘΡ Τurreted and veiled Tyche seated left on rockbed, holding poppy and ears of corn; below, river-god Pyramos swimming to left. RPC IV online 4091. Karbach, Eirenopolis 42. SNG Levante S1 380. Scarse. A lovely coin with an apple-green patina. Some striking weakness typical for this issue, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 23.52 g, 6 h), M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIII Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. SALVTI AVG COS III Salus standing to left, holding spear and feeding out of patera snake coiled round altar. RIC 964. C. 544. Lovely brown patina, beautiful portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.62 g, 6 h), ΑΥΤ ΚΑ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Tyche seated left on backless throne, holding patera. RPC online 6616. Varbanov 3203. SNG Cop. 186-188 var. Clear struck with a nice bark patina . Slightly off center, otherwise, good fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
CILICIA. Olba. Lucius Verus, 161-169. (Bronze, 27 mm, 11.89 g, 12 h), ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟC CEB Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right, seen from slightly behind. Rev. OΛΒΕΩΝ Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche to right. SNG von Aulock 5797 same dies. SNG France 854 same dies. Rare and very interesting with a nice patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, AD 147-175. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.47 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, ca 165-175/6. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. IVNONI REGINAE Juno seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and scepter with her left; to left, peacock standing left, head turned to right. RIC 697 (M. Aurelius). BMCRE 122 (M. Aurelius). RSC 144. Sharp, well centered, attractively toned and well-struck. Extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 26.09 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Antoninus Pius, 147-177. FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. S - C Diana standing front, her head turned to left, holding out arrow in her right hand and resting her left on bow, set on ground. BMC 2181. Cohen 206. RIC 1383 (Antoninus Pius). Beautiful light green patina. Light corrosion on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 24.63 g, 12 h), Rome, 161. FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust of Faustina Junior to left. Rev. S C Diana standing facing, head to left holding arrow and resting on a bow. RIC 1383 var (bust to right) Banti 114 (not depicted). Cohen 208 (not depicted). Very rare, apparently no example available in coinarchives. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 27.05 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 161-176. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Faustina to right, with double band of pearls and hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines, and fastened in chignon low at back of head; a row of curls down the neck. Rev. LAETITIA / S - C Laetitia standing front, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 924 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 149. RIC 1654 (Marcus Aurelius). A lovely example with most attractive tiber patination. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 28.17 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, circa 164-169. LVCILLAE AVG M ANTONINI AVG F Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. VENVS Venus seated left on high-backed throne, holding Victory in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 1773 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 83. RIC 1776 (Marcus Aurelius). A lovely example with a most attractive green patina and an elegant portrait. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.11 g, 7 h), CEBACTH ΦΑΥCTEINA Draped bust of Faustina II to right, her hair bound with pearls. Rev. AMΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos on bull charging to right. SNG ANS 190. Unusually well centered and nice. Very fine.
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Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. As (Copper, 25 mm, 10.14 g, 12 h), Rome, struck under Marcus Aurelius, 164. LVCILLA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. IVNO REGINA / S - C Juno, veiled, standing to left, holding patera in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left; at her feet to left, peacock. BMC 1221 (Marcus Aurelius). Cohen 44. RIC 1752 (Marcus Aurelius). Attractive dark green patina. Fields gently smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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CARIA. Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.01 g, 7 h). M AY ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ANTIOXEΩΝ Victory advancing to right, holding wreath with the extended right hand and palm branch with the left. SNG Aulock -. SNG Cop. 56. Very rare. A lovely, well centered example. Very fine.
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Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 2.58 g, 12 h), Rome. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. FELICITAS COS II Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 91. Cohen 15. RIC 4 var. (differing obverse legend). Nicely toned and with an elegant portrait. Reverse struck from worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
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A rare As of Clodius Albinus
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. As (Copper, 25 mm, 9.91 g, 6 h), Rome, 194-195. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. FELICITAS COS II / S - C Felicitas standing front, her head turned to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and long vertical scepter with her left. BMC 545-546 var. and Cohen 17 var. (differing bust type). RIC 58c. Rare. A lovely example of fine style and with a particularly attractive light green patina. A few minor spots without patina, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
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Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.92 g, 1 h), Rome, 210. SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS III PP Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; two children below. RIC IV 240. RSC 540. Well struck and bright with nice details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
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Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.53 g, 1 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 198-202. L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX. Rev. ANNONAE AVGG Annona, draped and diademed, standing left, her right foot set on a prow, holding grain ears and a cornucopia. RIC IV 501. BMCRE 552. RSC 39. Clearly struck, well centered. Very fine.
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A rare Limes Denarius of Septimius Severus
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.77 g, 7 h), SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. P M TR P XIIII COS III P P Septimius Severus riding horse to right. RIC 202. C. 480. BMC 496. A rare example struck probably in the frontiers of the Roman empire. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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MYSIA. Pergamum. Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna, 193-211. Medallion (Bronze, 42 mm, 49.10 g, 1 h), Claudianus Terpander, strategos. AYT KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHPOC ΠΕΡ / IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CEBACTH Confronted busts of laureate, draped, and cuirassed Septimius Severus to right, and draped Julia Donma to left. Rev. EΠΙ CTPA KΛAΥΔIANOΥ TEPPANΔPOΥ / ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ Herakles standing right, wrestling the Cerynean Hind. SNG France -. (cf 2208-2211 same obv. die). SNG Copenhagen 497. SNG von Aulock -. Same dies as CNG MBS 72 lot 1159. Very rare medallion with a powerful depiction of the third labour of Hercules. Red brown patina with some reddish highlights, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
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CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.41 g, 5 h), LY 144 = 195/6. ΑΥΤ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕYΗΡΟΝ ΠΕΡ CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΕΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΕΤΟΥC ΔMP Diademed female bust to right. SNG France -. SNG Aulock -. BMC 7 . Well centered and clear, unusual for this rare issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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GALATIA. Tavium. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 27 mm, 11.05 g, 12 h), LY 218 = 193 AD. AY KA CEΠ CEOYHPOC Laureate, head of Septimius Severus to left. Rev. CETPO TAOYIANΩΝ /ET E HI Nude Hermes standing to left, holding long caduceus, spending left over burning altar. BMC -. SNG France - (but same obv. die as 2654). SNG Aulock - (but same obv die as 2240-2241). Scarse and interesting example. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
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MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Septimius Severus, with Abgar VIII, 193-211. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.38 g, 7 h), CEOYHPOC ATΩ Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. Diademed and draped bust of Abgar, wearing tiara to right; to right scepter ABΓΑΡΟC BACIΛΕ. BMC 14-26. SNG Cop 196-197. Attractive dark patina. Overstruck on a same type, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
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Julia Domna, Augusta, AD 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.07 g, 12 h), Rome, 216. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Domna to right, on crescent. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated left on throne, extending her right hand and holding long scepter in her left. BMC 22. Cohen 211. RIC 388a (Caracalla). Extremely beautiful portrait of Julia Domna, with sharp details. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good extremely fine.
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Julia Domna, Augusta, AD 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 5.10 g, 1 h), Rome, 216. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Domna to right, on crescent. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated left on throne, extending her right hand and holding long scepter in her left. BMC 22. Cohen 211. RIC 388a (Caracalla). Very attractive and bright. About extremely fine.
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MACEDON. Thessalonica. Julia Domna, Augusta, AD 193-217. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.74 g, 1 h), ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CE Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΘΕCCΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Touratsoglou - (V13/R-). Nice details with lovely deep green patina. Good very fine.
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CILICIA. Isaura. (Bronze, 30 mm, 15.91 g, 7 h), IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CEBAC Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. MHTPOΠOΛEΩC ICAYPΩN Athena Promachos, helmeted and wearing peplos, himation and aigis advancing to right holding thunderbolt and lance. France 491-3. SNG Levante 260. Same dies as Sincona 10 lot 289. A powerful and very artistic depiction of Athena Promachos. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
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Caracalla, AD 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 4.39 g, 7 h), Rome , 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from front. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Serapis standing left, right arm raised, holding sceptre. Cohen 295. RIC 263e. Well struck in a broad flan with great details. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
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Caracalla, Caesar, AD 196-198. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.08 g, 2 h), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Sol, nude but for chlamys, standing facing, his head turned to left, raising right arm and holding globe in his left. BMC 135. Cohen 287. RIC 264c. Well centered and clear, nice example. Good extremely fine.
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Caracalla, AD 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.04 g, 1 h), Rome, 216. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIIII COS IIII P P Serapis wearing polos, standing front, his head turned to left, raising his right hand and holding scepter with his left. BMC 166. Cohen 349. RIC 280d. Bright, clear and well struck with a magnificent portrait of Caracalla. Some die flaws on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.64 g, 6 h), Rome, 217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from back. Rev. P M TR P XX COS IIII P P Serapis wearing polos, standing front, his head turned to left, holding wreath of corn ears with his right hand and long, vertical scepter with his left. Cohen 383. RIC 289f. Well struck, bright and very attractive. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Caracalla, AD 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.84 g, 7 h), Rome, 215-217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI Venus standing facing, her head turned left, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter with her left, leaning on an oval shield set on helmet. RIC 310a. RSC 604a. Clear and well struck example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
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Caracalla, AD 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 5.17 g, 6 h), Rome, 215-217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing left, leaning on round shield set on helmet, holding Victory in right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 79. Cohen 608. RIC 311c. Well struck with fine details. Extremely fine.
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Caracalla, AD 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.79 g, 12 h), Rome, 215-217. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. VENVS VICTRIX Venus standing facing, her head turned left, holding helmet in her right hand and scepter with her left, leaning on an oval shield; captives seated each side. BMC 86. Cohen 612b. RIC 312c. Very attractive specimen. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
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Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.26 g, 12 h), Rome mint. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ADVENT AVGG Galley left, with eight rowers, signum, and aquila at stern; an officer standing right in the middle of the galley and giving a report or saluting the three seated Imperial figures. BMC 267. Cohen 3. RIC 120. Well centered, a particularly nice example for this issue. A spectacular reverse sharply struck and with all details clearly visible. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 505 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.86 g, 6 h), Rome, 213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate and bearded head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XV COS III P P Serapis standing facing, head left, raising right hand and holding long scepter with the left. Cohen 211. RIC IV 208a. Sharp and clear with a powerful portrait of Caracalla. Nearly extremely fine.
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Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.92 g, 6 h), Rome, 211. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG VI Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopia. RIC IV 216. RSC 129. Well centered example, nicely toned. Minor flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
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Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.12 g, 12 h), Rome, 212-213. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla seen from the back. Rev. SECURITATI PERPETVAE / SC Securitas seated right on throne, resting elbow on back of throne, propping head on hand, and holding scepter; altar to right. RIC 512a. C 576var. Banti 116. BMCRE 248A. Very well centered, with full dies on flan. A very desirable example with a lovely light brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 700 CHF
MACEDON. Stobi. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28 mm, 10.23 g, 1 h), ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from the back. Rev. MVNI STOBE Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm. SNG Cop. -. SNG ANS -. Varbanov 4007 var. Rare and interesting example with magnificent details and a sharp obverse. Good extremely fine.
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PONTUS. Amasia. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 31 mm, 15.84 g, 5 h), CY 209 = 207/208 AD. AY KAI M AYPH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΑΔΡ CΕΥ ΑΝΤ ΑΜΑCΙΑC ΜIΤ ΝΕ ΠΡ TON Caracalla and Geta standing facing each other, clasping hands; to right ET CΘ above star. SNG Aulock 35. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
PISIDIA. Antioch. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 32 mm, 28.72 g, 6 h). IMP CAE M AVR ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. COL CAES ANTIOCH / S R She-wolf to right, suckling Remus and Romulus. Krzyzanowska pl. 39, 70. SNG France 1141-1143. SNG Aulock 4939. Nicely toned, light green patina. Very fine.
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CILICIA. Tarsus. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 18.18 g, 12 h), c. 214-217. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ CΕΥΗΡΟC ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ Π Π Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑΝΗC CΕΟΥ AΔP ΜΗΤΡ / ΤΑΡCΟΥ AMK /ΓΒ Caracalla, as Triptolemus, in biga to left drawn by two winged and yoked serpents, sowing seeds from seed-bag. SNG France - (but same obv. die as 1521-1523) SNG Aulock - BMC -. Very rare and unusual. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
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Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.17 g, 12 h), Rome, 217. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. SALVS PVBLICA Salus seated on throne, partially facing but turned to the left; with her right hand, caressing snake, coiled around an altar to left, and with her left, feeding it from a patera. BMC 26. Cohen 114. RIC 84. Attractive details, well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.11 g, 6 h), Rome, April-December 217. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long vertical scepter with his left. BMC 31. Cohen -. RIC 15. Well struck, clear example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 36 mm, 25.29 g, 12 h), 218. ΑΥ Κ Μ ΟΠ CΕΟΥ ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC CΕΒ Μ ΟΠ ΔΙΑΔΟΥΜΕΝΙ ΑΝΤΩ Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Marinus to right, facing draped bust of Diadumenian to left. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕ ΚΑΙCAΡΙΑC / ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΥ ΕΤ Β Mount Argaios; on the summit, nude figure holding globe and scepter; star and crescent on the upper field. Before mountain tetrastyle temple with two agonistic urns on each side. Sydenham, Caesarea 508 var. (but this obverse die). BMC 283 var. SNG von Aulock 6498 var. SNG Hunterian 2265 var. (all with different reverse inscr). Rare and interesting. Exceptionally well struck and clear, with a beautiful darkish patina and in a great condition for this issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
CILICIA. Mopsouestia-Mopsos. Diadumenian, 217-218. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.90 g, 6 h), Μ Ο ΔΙΑΔΟΥΜΕΝΙΑΝ Bare headed, cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. ΜΟΨΕΑΤΩΝ ETO ΕΠΣ Crab seen from above. SNG France 1992. SNG Levante Suppl. 318. Well centered on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Elagabalus, AD 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.16 g, 6 h), Rome, 219. IMP ANTONINVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS II P P Providentia standing left with her legs crossed, leaning on short column, holding wand over globe in her right hand and cornucopia with her left. Cohen 144. RIC 23. Sharp and clear. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 32 mm, 18.02 g, 6 h), AYT K M AYP ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ANAZAPBOY ENΔΟΞΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛ Κ Ε Κ /ΑΜΚ ΓΒ Nike to right presenting agonistic urn to Elagabalus seated right on a curule chair. BMC -. SNG Cop. - SNG Aulock - cf. SNG France 2071 (var). Very rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
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: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.00 g, 12 h), Rome, 234. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, lightly bearded and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P XIII COS III P P Sol advancing left, raising his right hand and holding whip in his left. RIC 123. BMCRE 950. RSC 448. Sharp and clear with a great portrait of Alexander. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.71 g, 6 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirased bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. MARS VLTOR Mars advancing to right, holding shield and spear. RIC IV 246. Very sharp, bright and lustrous. Extremely fine.
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CILICIA. Anazarbus. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 32 mm, 22.94 g, 6 h), 229-230. AYT K M AY AΛEΞANΔΡOC Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right seen from behind. Rev. ΑΝΑΖΑ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΕΝΔΟΞ ΕΤ HMS Γ Β Tyche seated left in distyle temple with rounded architrave; river-god Pyramos swimming left below. SNG France 2086 var. SNG Levante 1462. Ziegler 539.4. Very rare; well struck, clear example with nice details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.61 g, 1 h), AY K MA CE ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right, seen from front. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Tyche seated left on a throne with a back, holding patera; fish in exergue to left. SNG ANS 205. SNG Copenhagen 117. Clear example with nice chocolate patina. Good very fine.
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MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 31 mm, 15.89 g, 11 h), AYT KAI M AYP AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to left, seen from behind. Rev. MH KO EΔΕCCHNΩΝ Tyche flanked by two stars, seated on rock field to left, holding branch; to left flaming altar; river god at feet. SNG Cop. 218 (these dies). Very attractive with nice details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Triassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 13.18 g, 6 h), CY 248 = 229-230. IOYΛΙΑ ΜΑΜΕΑ CEBAC Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. ANAZA [...] ΜΗΤ / ET HMC Octastyle temple with pellet on pediment. SNG Levante –; SNG Aulock - (cf 5499). SNG France - (cf 2098) same dies as CNG eauction 191 lot 81. Attractive deep brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Orbiana, Augusta, 225-227. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.79 g, 7 h), Rome, 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVGG Diademed and draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopia with her left. RIC 319, RSC 1, BMCRE 287-9 (Alexander). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.32 g, 5 h), Rome, 235-236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right. Rev. FIDES MILITVM Fides standing facing, her head turned to left, holding a military standard in each hand. Cohen 7. RIC 7A. Very nice and clear example. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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CILICIA. Anazarbus. Diva Paulina, Died before 235. (Bronze, 26 mm, 12.32 g, 6 h), CY 254 = 235-6. ΘΕΑΝ ΠΑΥΛΕΙΝΑΝ CEB Bust of deified Paulina to right. Rev. ANAZ ENΔO MHTPOΠΟ BΓ / ΕΤ ΔΗC Crescent and seven stars. SNG France -. SNG Levante 1482. Ziegler 649. Dark brown patina. Some light scratches , otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
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