nomos 9
21 October 2014
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.78 g 7), Rome, M. Durmius, BC 19. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. M DVRMIVS / IIIVIR Lion attacking stag to left. BMC 63. Cohen 431. RIC 318. Lightly toned and with a fine portrait. Minor marks and reverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1800 CHF
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.76 g 7), Colonia Patricia, BC 18-16. Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Capricorn to right, holding globe attached to rudder with its forefeet and with a cornucopia above its back. BMC 347. RIC 126. A lovely toned and well centered example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 1850 CHF
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.84 g 8), Lugdunum, BC 8-7. AVGVSTVS DIVI F Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. C.CAES / AVGVS.F C. Caesar on horseback galloping to right; behind, eagle and two standards. BMC 500. Cohen 40. RIC 199. Attractive, but cleaned and struck on a slightly irregular flan. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
Divus Augustus, died in AD 14. As (Bronze, 27mm, 11.85 g 6), struck under Titus, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER Radiate head of Augustus to left. Rev. IMP.T.VEST.AVG.REST. S C Eagle standing facing on globe, its head to right. Komnick 41.0. RIC 460. A superb, sharp example beautifully struck and with a fine, dark, green-brown patina. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 4250 CHF
An elegant portrait of Caligula
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 29.95 g, 6 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. S.PQ.R. / P.P / OB.CIVES / SERVATOS all within an oak wreath tied at the bottom. BMC 38. BN 50. Cohen 24. RIC 37. With a fine portrait of Caligula and a very dark olive-green patina. Minor flatness, some remaining deposits and traces of cleaning, otherwise. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Gaius (Caligula), with Agrippina Senior, 37-41. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.97 g 4), Rome, 40. C CAESAR AVG PON M TR POT III COS III Laureate head of Gaius to right. Rev. AGRIPPINA MAT C CAES AVG GERM Draped bust of Agrippina to right, her hair falling in a queue down the back of her neck. BMC 23. Cohen 6. RIC 22. Rare. An impressive portrait, sharply struck on a full flan. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Claudius, with Agrippina Junior, 41-54. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TRIB POT P P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE Draped bust of Agrippina Junior to right, wearing crown of corn-ears, her hair in a long plait behind. BMC 75. Cohen 4. RIC 81. A rare and nicely preserved example, beautifully toned with a lovely portrait of Agrippina. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Civil Wars, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.47 g 6), uncertain mint in Gaul. SALVS GENERIS HVMANI Victory standing left on globe, holding a wreath in her right hand and a palm frond in her left. Rev. S P Q R within oak wreath. BMC 34-36. Cohen 420. Martin 77. Nicolas 77. RIC 72. Rare. A lovely example of particularly good style, nicely toned. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Vitellius, with his children, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.39 g 5), Rome. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. LIBERI IMP.GERM AVG. Busts of Vitellius’ son Aulus, on the left, and his daughter Vitellia, on the right, facing each other; both are draped with a circular clasp on their shoulders. BMC 28. Cohen 4. RIC 101. Very rare, especially in such nice condition. Beautifully toned. Some very minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 11500 CHF
Estimate: 12000 CHF
Divus Vespasian, died in 79. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.49 g 6), struck under Titus, Rome, 80-81. DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. EX - SC Victory striding left, placing a shield on a trophy with both hands; at base of trophy, Jewess mourning to left. BMC 112. BN 90. Cohen 144. RIC 59a. A beautiful piece with original luster and light toning. Slightly worn, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 620 CHF
Estimate: 775 CHF
Excellent portrait of Titus
Titus, 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.58 g 6), Rome, 80. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P Wreath on curule chair. BMC 66. Cohen 318. RIC 108. A lustrous example with a most impressive portrait. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Domitian, 81-96. Semis (Orichalcum, 17mm, 3.49 g 6), Rome, 85. IMP DOMIT AVG GERM COS XI Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right; to right, laurel branch. Rev. SC Raven standing right on branch. BMC 320 var. Cohen 526. RIC 314. A splendid sharply struck coin with a fine dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 102
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.61 g 6), Rome, September - December 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS XIIII separated by a cippus inscribed with LVD / SAEC / FEC; all within a laurel wreath tied at the bottom and closed at the top with a medallion. BMC 137. BN 126. Cohen 70. RIC 604. A rare, attractive and toned piece, struck in honor of the Secular Games. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Quinarius (Silver, 15mm, 1.57 g 7), Rome, 107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory seated left on throne, holding wreath in her right hand and palm with her left. BMC 345. BN 280. Cohen -. King 10. MIR 14, 374b. RIC -. Quite rare in this quality. Beautifully toned and very well struck. Some minor scrapes on the reverse edge between 4 and 6, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3850 CHF
Estimate: 4750 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 31.44 g 7), Rome, c. 113. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, drapery on far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S.C Equestrian statue of Trajan to left; the horse is walking to left and the emperor holds, in his right hand, a reversed spear extending to the ground and, in his left, a statuette of Victory. Banti 197. BMC - (but see 970, fn). BN 712. Cohen 499. Hill 585. RIC -. Strack 432. A very rare type. Attractive dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.30 g 6), Rome, 116-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI PP SPQR Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. BMC 626. BN 889. Cohen 191. RIC 332. A lovely toned example. Minor die fault on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 385 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Lot 108
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 23.19 g, 6 h), Rome, 116/117. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. REX PARTHIS DATVS / S C Trajan, with soldier standing left behind him, seated left on platform, extending his right hand to crown Parthamaspates who stands left before him on the ground; to left, Parthia kneeling right. BMC 1046. BN 920. Cohen 328. RIC 667. An attractive, well struck example with a dark patina. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.12 g 6), c. 134. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. TELLVS STABIL Tellus standing to left, holding plow with his right hand and short rake with his left; to right, two stalks of grain. BMC 741. Cohen 1427. Hill 528. RIC 276. Well struck and attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 370 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Virtually as struck
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.32 g 6), Rome, 145-161. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Thunderbolt on draped throne. BMC 536. Cohen 345. RIC 137. A bright, lustrous example of exceptional quality. Virtually as struck.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 575 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.29 g 6), 148-149. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Salus standing left, holding a patera in her right hand to feed a snake entwined around an altar to left, and holding a rudder on globe with her left. BMC 670. Cohen 281. RIC 181. A pleasant example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 119
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.66 g 6), Rome, 149/150. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XIII Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII Felicitas standing partially to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC 709. Cohen 253. Attractive, bright and sharply struck. Virtually as struck.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 575 CHF
Excellent portrait
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31mm, 27.53 g 12), Rome, the late 140s-150s. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Laureate and bearded head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS III[I] / S - C Antoninus Pius standing left, wearing military dress, paludamentum and a radiate nimbus, holding a laurel branch in his right hand and a spear in his left. Banti 116. BMC 1667. Cohen 318. RIC 765. A splendid example of a perfectly struck sestertius with an excellent portrait and a fine brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Estimate: 5500 CHF
Diva Faustina Senior, died in 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.45 g 6), Rome. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina to right, her hair piled on top of her head and bound with pearls and jewels. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres, veiled, standing facing her head to left, holding a long torch in her right hand and raising the hem of her drapery with her left. BMC 421. Cohen 104. Lustrous and well struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Semis or medalet (Orichalcum, 20mm, 6.33 g 12), Rome, 171, first semester. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. COS III Salus seated left on throne, holding scepter with her left hand and, with her right, holding patera from which she feeds a serpent coiled around an altar to her left. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC -. Apparently unpublished save for its auction appearances and probably unique. A lovely, well struck piece on a broad flan with a splendid olive green patina. Some very minor flaws and a slight edge split, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.47 g 12), Rome, 163-164. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Bare headed and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right, seen from behind. Rev. TR P IIII IMP II COS II Mars standing to right, holding spear in his right hand and resting his left on shield. BMC 284. Cohen 228 var. RIC 514 var. Bright and attractive. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30mm, 23.17 g 6), Rome, 186-189. M COMMODVS ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT Laureate and bearded head of Commodus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE / COS V PP / S - C Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory in her right hand and spear in her left. Banti 360. BMC 609. Cohen 648. RIC 550. An attractive coin with a fine portrait and a good grey-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. Medallion (Bimetallic, copper and orichalcum, 41 mm, 60.01 g, 12 h), Rome, January 190. M COMMODVS ANTONINVS PIVS FELIX AVG BRIT Laureate bust of Commodus to left, wearing a cuirass ornamented with a head of Medusa and with the edge of his paludamentum on his right shoulder. Rev. VOTIS FELICIBVS Harbor scene. On the right, Commodus, togate, standing left, sacrificing over a tripod altar behind which stands an attendant; at his feet, on the rocky shore, sacrificed ox to left with an omphalos patera before; at the right, Pharos of four stories; above left, within the harbor, grain ship and skiff sailing to right; center left, within the harbor, three vessels: a large grain ship to right under sail, with Serapis at the tiller; a naval galley with four rowers and two standards moving to left; and, below, a small fishing boat with a fisherman. BM Medallions 44 and pl. XXXV, 3 (for the reverse). Cohen 993 var. Gnecchi 176 and pl. 89, 6-8. Very rare. With an interesting and complex reverse, reminiscent of the Ostia issues of Nero. Tiber patina with typical roughness, otherwise. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50000 CHF
Estimate: 27500 CHF
Clodius Albinus, Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.02 g 5), Rome, 193-195. D CL SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma, helmeted, draped and holding palladium in her right hand and a scepter in her left, seated left on a shield. BMC 43. Cohen 61. RIC 11a. A very nice example with a most attractive and expressive portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 2.69 g 12), Laodicea ad Mare, 198. L SEP SEVERVS PER AVG P M IMP XI Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. SALVTI AVGG Salus seated left on throne, resting her left hand on her arm rest and, in her right, holding patera from which she feeds a snake, coiled round an altar to the left. BMC 629. Cohen 642. RIC 497a. Lightly toned and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 2.95 g 1), Rome, c. 202. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ADVENT AVGG Emperor riding on horse prancing to left, raising his right hand in salute and holding spear in his left; in front, soldier moving left, his head turned back to right, holding horse’s reins with his right hand and a vexillum in his left. BMC 304. Cohen 1. Hill 575. RIC 248. A most attractive, sharply struck and well-centered example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.26 g 7), Rome, c. 204. SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH Dea Caelestis, holding thunderbolt in her right hand and scepter with her left, seated facing on lion leaping to right, with crag to left and water below. BMC 335. Cohen 222. RIC 266. An attractive piece, lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.72 g 12), Laodicea ad Mare, c. 196-202. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right, her hair waved with six ridges. Rev. PVDICITIA Pudicitia seated left on throne, her right hand at her breast and her left at her side. BMC 614. Cohen 188. RIC 644. A beautiful toned example, perfectly struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 25mm, 5.14 g 7), 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 Jupiter, nude but for chlamys over left arm, holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a long vertical scepter in his left. BMC 110. Cohen 279. RIC 258a. A spectacular piece with an elegant bust, well struck on a very broad and massive flan. Minor metal flaw in the left field on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 375 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.11 g 6), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, lightly bearded, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P XI COS III P P Sol advancing left, raising his right hand and holding whip in his left. BMC 692. Cohen 434. RIC 114. Attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 198 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.66 g 1), Rome, 235-236. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus seated left, holding patera in her right hand from which she feeds a serpent rising from altar to left. BMC 99. Cohen 85. RIC 14. Nicely toned and very well struck, but profile very slightly doubled. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
An exceptional Denarius of Maximus Caesar
Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.42 g 1), Rome, 236-238. MAXIMVS CAES GERM Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Maximus standing left, holding baton in his right hand and transverse spear in his left; behind, two standards. BMC 211. Cohen 10. RIC 3. Perfectly struck and centered, an exceptional piece. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 780 CHF
Estimate: 975 CHF
Gordian II, 238. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 5.12 g 11), Rome, March-April 238. IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG Victory advancing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. BMC 28. Cohen 12. RIC 2. Rare. A beautifully toned, sharp and well struck example. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 5500 CHF
Pupienus, AD 238. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 2.60 g 6), Rome , 238. IMP C M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. PAX PVBLICA Pax seated left, holding branch and cornucopiae. BMC 46. Cohen 22. RIC 4. A wonderfully sharp and well struck example, lightly toned. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1625 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Philip I, 244-249. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 4.36 g 12), Rome, 245. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS P P Philip I seated left on curule chair, holding a globe and a short scepter. Cohen 120. RIC 2b. A splendid, lustrous coin. Virtually as struck.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
Herennius Etruscus Caesar, 249-251. Antoninianus (Silver, 23mm, 5.44 g 7), Rome, 250-251. Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTORVM Sprinkler, simpulum, jug, and lituus. Cohen 14. RIC 143. An extraordinarily well-preserved example for this issue. Beautifully toned and sharply struck on a full and heavy flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Gallienus, 253-268. Medallion (Bronze, 30mm, 19.18 g 12), Rome, 261-262. IMP GALLIENVS P F AVG Laureate bust of Gallienus to right, seen from behind. Rev. MONETA AVG The Three Monetae standing left; all are draped but the central Moneta has drapery and a hair style that differs from the other two; the outer two hold scales with short handles in their right hands and a cornucopiae in their left; the central Moneta holds a long-handled scale and a larger cornucopiae; at the feet of each Moneta to left, pile of coins. Cohen 648. Gnecchi 11. MIR 36, 775. Very rare. With a dark brown patina and remains of ancient gilding. Some scratches, perhaps done in order to give a better surface for gilding, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Gallienus, 253-268. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 4.28 g 11), Antioch, 264-265. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. MARS VICTOR Mars, nude but for his helmet and cloak, walking right, holding shield and transverse spear. Cohen 606. MIR 1632. RIC 469. Well struck with silvery surfaces. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Aurelian, 270-275. Antoninianus (Billon, 22mm, 4.32 g 12), Cyzicus, Summer 275. IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR EXERCITI / A / XXI Aurelian, heroically nude, on right, standing left, holding spear in his left hand and, with his right, receiving globe from Mars on left standing right. RIC online temp. number 3085. A nice silvered example. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 160 CHF
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 21mm, 4.13 g 12), Rome, 281. IMP PROBVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. IOVI CONS PROB AVG Jupiter, nude but for cloak over his shoulders, standing left, holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a scepter in his left; in exergue, thunderbolt between R and B. Cohen 306. RIC 173. An attractive fully silvered example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Medallion (Bronze, 31 mm, 27.71 g, 7 h), Rome, c. 286-287. IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. MONETA AVGG The three Monetae standing facing, heads to left, each holding scales in her right hand and a cornucopiae in her left. Cohen 402 var. Gnecchi II p. 128, 8 and pl. 126, 8. Very rare. With an excellent portrait of ‘Tetrarchic’ style and a brown patina. Obverse fields very carefully smoothed in the 19th century; reverse scraped and pitted in cleaning, otherwise, nearly extremely fine/good very fine.
Hammer Price: 6400 CHF
Estimate: 8000 CHF
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 5.38 g 11), Antioch, 293-295. MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. CONSVL IIII P P PRO COS / SMAΖ✴ Emperor, laureate and togate, standing left, holding globe in his right hand and short scepter in his left. Biaggi 1778. Calicó 4625. Depeyrot 90/2. RIC V, 611 = RIC VI, 4. A superb, lustrous example, beautifully struck. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 17000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 3.24 g 6), Siscia, 294-295. MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with eight turrets. Jelocnik 12a. RIC VI, 43b. Attractively toned and nicely centered. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1400 CHF
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 17mm, 3.40 g 6), Ticinum, c. 295. MAXIMIANVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMAT Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six turrets. Jelocnik 37. RIC VI, 16b. Toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Constantius I, Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 19mm, 2.75 g 12), Rome, c. 295-297. CONSTANTIVS CAES Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMAT / Z Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over a tripod altar before the gate of a camp with six towers. RIC 38 a. Perfectly struck, well-centered and beautifully toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1120 CHF
Estimate: 1400 CHF
Constantius I, 305-306. Argenteus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.43 g, 12 h), Serdica, 305-306. CONSTANTIVS AVG Laureate head of Constantius I to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / SM SDΔ Camp gate with three turrets. Cohen 304a. Gautier 25. RIC 11a. Very rare, one of the finest known argentei of Constantius I as Augustus. Virtually as struck.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Galerius, Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18mm, 3.14 g 1), Rome, 294. MAXIMIANVS CAES Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM The four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six towers. Jelocnik 79. RIC VI, 29 b. Clear, sharp and well centered. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Galerius, Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18mm, 3.43 g 12), Ticinum, 295. MAXIMIANVS CAESAR Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMAT Four tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six turrets. Jelocnik 31. RIC VI, 17b. Nicely toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1400 CHF
Licinius I, 308-324. Aureus (Gold, 18mm, 5.33 g 1), Nicomedia, 317-318. LICINIVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Licinius to right. Rev. IOVI CONS LICINI AVG / SMNΓ Jupiter standing left on platform, holding Victory in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left with wreath in its beak and its head turned back to right; on platform, SIC X / SIC XX. Depeyrot -. RIC 11 (obverse) /RIC 18 (reverse). Very rare. Attractive, well centered and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 24000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Julian II, 360-363. Solidus (Gold, 21mm, 4.43 g 1), Sirmium, 361-363. FL CL IVLIANVS PP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right, with a thick beard. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM / *SIRM wreath Armored soldier moving to right, his head turned back to left, holding a trophy with his left hand and grasping the hair of a kneeling captive with his right. Depeyrot 21/1. RIC 96. Rare. A fresh, sharp and lustrous example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Julian II, 360-363. AE (Bronze, 20mm, 3.31 g 12), Heraclea. D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG Diademed, helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. VOT / X / MVLT / XX within wreath; in exergue, HERACLA. LRBC 1908. RIC 105. A lovely, sharp, perfectly struck example with a fine dark brown patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Eugenius, 392-394. Siliqua (Silver, 18mm, 1.74 g 6), Trier. D N EVGENIVS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Eugenius to right, with trimmed beard. Rev. VIRTVS ROMANORVM / TRPS Roma seated to left, holding Victory on globe in her right hand and reversed spear in her left. RIC 106d. Lightly toned and struck on a broad flan. Somewhat double-struck, from a worn obverse die and with a slight flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Estimate: 750 CHF
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