obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
Lot 127
Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 11.89 g, 12 h), Pergamon, 27-26 BC. IMP CAESAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGV-STVS Sheaf of six ears of grain. RIC 494. RPC 2212. Sutherland Group IV, 145 (same obverse die). Toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 128
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.51 g, 7 h), under the legate, P. Carisius, Emerita, 25-23 BC. IMP CAESAR AVGVST Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. P.CARISIVS LEG PRO PR Helmet between dagger and bipennis. BMC 281. Cohen 405. RIC 7a. Rare. Toned. Some scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 129
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.46 g, 9 h), under the moneyer P. Petronius Turpilianus, Rome, 19 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. TVRPILIANVS III VIR, Tarpeia being buried by shields. BMC 29. Cohen 299. RIC 299. Rough surfaces and with a countermark on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 201 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 130
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.67 g, 6 h), Spanish mint (Colonia Caesaraugusta?), 19-18 BC. AVGVSTVS CAESAR Oak-wreathed head of Augustus to left. Rev. DIVVS - IVLIVS Eight-rayed comet with tail upwards. BMC 326. Cohen 97. RIC 37b. Toned and struck on a broad flan. Some roughness, some bankers' marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 131
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 24.95 g, 9 h), under the moneyer Ti. Sempronius Graccus, Rome, 17 BC. OB / CIVIS / SERVATOS in three lines above, within and below an oak wreath flanked by two laurel branches. Rev. TI SEMPRONIVS GRACCVS IIIVIR AAAFF around large S.C. BMC 198. BN 319. Cohen 524. Mazzini pl. XXV, 524 (this coin). RIC 348. Attractive, smooth, dark brown-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 132
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.83 g, 7 h), from an uncertain Spanish mint, 16 BC or earlier. Bare head of Augustus to left. Rev. AVGVSTVS Capricorn to right. BMC 307. Cohen 22. RIC 547b. Toned. Some bankers' marks, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 133
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. As (Copper, 26 mm, 10.48 g, 3 h), under the moneyer C. Cassus Celer, Rome, 16 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. C.CASSIVS.CELER.IIIVIR.A.A.A.F.F around S.C. BMC 169. BN 405. Cohen 409. RIC 376. Dark patina and with a clear portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Pedigreed to Hamburger, in 1932
Lot 134
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.97 g, 8 h), Lugdunum, 15-13 BC. DIVI.F AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP X Drusus and Tiberius, in military dress, standing right and presenting laurel branches to Augustus, seated left on a platform. BMC 445. BN 1366. Cohen 133. RIC 165a. Nicely toned. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 135
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.67 g, 7 h), Lugdunum, 15-13 BC. DIVI.F AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. IMP.X Bull butting to right. BMC 451. Cohen 137. RIC 167a. A pleasant piece, nicely toned. Some minor surface roughness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Once in the Collection in Gotha
Lot 136
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.85 g, 2 h), under the moneyer C. Sulpicius Platorinus, Rome, 13 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. C, SVLPICIVS PLATORIN Augustus and Agrippa seated left on a platform. BMC 115. BN 539. Cohen 529. RIC 407. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Pedigreed to Cahn 71, 14 October 1931, 1413
Lot 138
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.99 g, 2 h), Lugdunum, 2 BC-AD 4. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. C L CAESARES / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT Caius and Lucius Caesares standing facing. BMC 513. BN 1648. Calicó 176. Cohen 42. RIC 206. Toned. Once mounted and with some minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 139
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.74 g, 10 h), Lugdunum, 2 BC-AD 4. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT / CL CAESARES Caius and Lucius Caesares standing facing. BMC 519. Cohen 43. RIC 207. Toned and with some minor scratches. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 141
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. As (Copper, 27 mm, 10.64 g, 7 h), Rome, 11-12. IMP CAESAR DIVI F AVGVSTVS IMP XX Bare head of Augustus to left. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POT XXXIIII around large S•C. BMC 275. BN 883. Cohen 226. RIC 471. Glossy brown surfaces. Some minor metal faults, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
With a pedigree going back to 1888!
Lot 142
Divus Augustus, died AD 14. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 26.98 g, 6 h), struck under Tiberius, Rome, 22-23. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER Divus Augustus, radiate and draped, but with chest bare, seated left on throne, holding laurel branch in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, altar. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AGVST P M TR POT XXIIII around large S C. BMC 74 (Tiberius). BN 50 (Tiberius). Cohen 309. RIC 49 (Tiberius). Slightly rough but attractive dark brown and green patina. Some roughness and traces of cleaning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
From the Collection of Sir Arthur Evans
Lot 143
Divus Augustus, died AD 14. As (Copper, 30 mm, 10.33 g, 7 h), struck under Tiberius, Rome, 22/3-30. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER Radiate head of Augustus to left. Rev. S - C / PROVIDENT Altar. BMC 146 (Tiberius). BN 132 (Tiberius). Cohen 228. RIC 81 (Tiberius). An attractive coin with a superb deep green patina. Some minor smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 144
Augustus to Tiberius. Lot of 2 Silver and 7 Bronze Coins. 1. Octavian, with Divus Julius. Sestertius, 30 mm, 15.69 g, 8h. Crawford 535/1 2. Augustus. As, 29 mm, 10.80 g, 5h. RIC 427 3. Augustus. As, 26 mm, 8.39 g, 11h. RIC 435 4. Augustus. AR Cistophorus Ephesus, 26 mm, 11.18 g, 12h. RIC 480 5. Augustus. AR Denarius, 19 mm, 3.61 g, 2h. RIC 210 6. Divus Augustus. Dupondius, 27 mm, 10.96 g, 6h. RIC 81 (Tiberius) 7. Divus Augustus. Dupondius, 28 mm, 10.03 g, 12h. RIC 83 (Tiberius) 8. Divus Augustus. Dupondius, 29 mm, 10.07 g, 12h. RIC 83 (Tiberius) 9. Divus Augustus. Dupondius, 30 mm, 16.81 g, 6h. RIC 56 (Caligula). All toned or patinated. An impressive lot. Good very fine or better (9).
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 146
Tiberius, 14-37. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.87 g, 8 h), "Tribute Penny" type, Lugdunum, 18-35. TI CΛESΛR DIVI ΛVG F ΛVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MΛXIM Female figure (Livia?) seated right on a throne with decorated legs, holding a reversed spear and a branch. BMC 46. BN 23. Calicó 305. Cohen 15. RIC 29. Well struck and clear. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 147
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.73 g, 2 h), "Tribute Penny" type, Lugdunum. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Female figure (Livia?) seated right on a throne with decorated legs, holding a reversed spear and a branch. BMC 48. Cohen 16. RIC 30. Nicely toned, and with a young and idealistic portrait of the emperor. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 148
Tiberius, 14-37. As (Copper, 31 mm, 10.12 g, 1 h), Rome, 21-22. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XXIII around large S C. Cohen 25. BMC 91. RIC 44. Sharp and with an attractive light green patina. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 153
Livia, died 29 AD. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 13.99 g, 6 h), Struck under her son, Tiberius, Rome, 22-23. SALVS AVGVSTA Draped bust of Livia as Salus to right. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVG P M TR POT XXIIII around large S C. BMC 82. Cohen 5. RIC 47. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 154
Julia Augusta (Livia), Augusta, AD 14-29. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36 mm, 28.00 g, 3 h), struck under Tiberius, Rome, 22-23. S P Q R IVLIAE AVGVST in three lines above ornamented carpentum drawn right by pair of mules. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST P M TR POT XXIIII around large S C. Cohen 6. BMCRE 76 (Tiberius). RIC I 51 (Tiberius). Well centered with deep brown patina with some light green highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 155
Tiberius & Germanicus Gemellus, 19-37/8 and 19-23/4, respectively. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 26.44 g, 5 h), struck under Tiberius in the name of Drusus, Rome, 22-23. Confronted heads of Drusus' twin sons Tiberius Gemellus and Germanicus on crossed cornuacopiae, with caduceus between. Rev. DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N PONT TR POT II around large S C. BMC 95 (Tiberius). Cohen 1 (Drusus). RIC 42 (Tiberius). Rough surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Pedigreed to 1929, ex Geheimrat C. von Kaufmann collection
Lot 156
Drusus, died 23. As (Copper, 27 mm, 9.97 g, 1 h), struck under Tiberius, Rome, 22-23. DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N Bare head of Drusus to left. Rev. PONTIF TRIBVN POTEST ITER around large S C. Cohen 2. BMCRE 99-101 (Tiberius). RIC I 45 (Tiberius). Brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 157
Livia and Agrippa. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 26.29 g). Lot of 2 Dupondii. 1. Livia under Tiberius. 29 mm, 14.68 g 6h. RIC 47 (Tiberius). 2. Agrippa under Caligula. 30 mm, 11.61 g, 6h. RIC 58 (Caligula). Both with attractive patinas. Good very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 158
Tiberius, Drusus and Antonia. Lot of 2 Silver Denarii and 7 Copper Asses. 1. Tiberius. Denarius (tribute penny), 17 mm, 3.60 g, 4h. RIC 30. 2. Tiberius. Denarius (tribute penny), 17 mm, 3.73 g, 6h. RIC 30. 3. Tiberius. As, 26 mm, 11.34 g, 5h. RIC 44. 4. Tiberius. As, 27 mm, 11.18 g, 7h. RIC 64. 5. Tiberius. As, 27 mm, 10.93 g, 5h. RIC 237 (Augustus). 6. Tiberius. As, 27 mm, 11.13 g, 8h. RIC 45. 7. Drusus. As, 31 mm, 11.08 g, 12h. RIC 45 (Tiberius). 8. Antonia. As, 28 mm, 13.19 g, 7h. RIC 92 (Claudius). 9. Antonia. As, 29 mm, 12.86 g, 7h. RIC 92 (Claudius). All toned or patinated. Good very fine or better (9).
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 159
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 30.08 g, 6 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. S.P.Q.R. / P.P / OB.CIVES / SERVATOS in four lines within an oak wreath tied at the bottom. BMC 38. BN 50. Cohen 24. RIC 37. Dark brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 160
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 28.22 g, 6 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. S P Q.R / P P / OB.CIVES / SERVATOS in four lines within an oak wreath tied at the bottom. BMC 38. BN 50. Cohen 24. RIC 37. Dark brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 161
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 28.74 g, 6 h), Rome, 39-40. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR P III P P / PIETAS Pietas seated left on stool, holding patera in extended right hand and resting left arm on small standing figure. Rev. DIVO AVG / S C Caligula togate, standing left, holding patera over altar; victimarius holding bull for sacrifice and attendant holding a patera standing on either side; garlanded hexastyle temple of Divus Augustus in background; pediment decorated with sacrificial scene; quadriga and Victories as acroteria; statues of Romulus and Aeneas along roof line. BMC - cf pl. 28, 9. BN 104. Cohen 10. RIC I 44. Attractive brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
From the collection of Sir Arthur Evans
Lot 162
Nero & Drusus Caesar, died 31 and 33, respectively. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 16.04 g), struck under Gaius (Caligula), Rome, 37-38. NERO ET DRVSVS CAESARES Nero and Drusus riding right, with cloaks flying. Rev. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around large S C. BMC 44 (Gaius). BN 52 (Gaius). Cohen 1. RIC 34 (Gaius). Brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 163
Agrippa, died AD 12. As (Copper, 29 mm, 12.35 g, 5 h), struck under Caligula, Rome, 37-41. M AGRIPPA L F COS III Head of Agrippa to left, wearing rostral crown. Rev. S C Neptune standing left, holding small dolphin and trident. BMC (Tiberius) 161-168. Cohen 3. BN 77-97. RIC I 58 (Gaius). A pleasant, well centered example with a particularly attractive brown patina. Some old scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 164
Gaius (Caligula), with Germanicus, 37-41. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.43 g, 4 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT Laureate head of Gaius to right. Rev. GERMANICVS CAES P C CAES AVG GERM Bare head of Germanicus to right. BMC 19. BN 28. Cohen 2. RIC 18. Toned; very rare. Some old scratches and marks, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Pedigreed to Münzhandlung Basel, in 1934
Lot 165
Germanicus, died 19. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 13.75 g, 6 h), struck under his son, Gaius (Caligula), Rome, 37-41. GERMANICVS CAESAR Germanicus in ornamented quadriga to right. Rev. SIGNIS RECEPT DEVICTIS GERM / S C Germanicus advancing left, raising right hand and holding legionary eagle. BMC 94 (Gaius). Cohen 7. RIC I 57 (Gaius). Dark patina. Unimportant cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 166
Germanicus, died 19. As (Copper, 28 mm, 11.51 g, 7 h), struck under his son, Gaius (Caligula), Rome, 37-38. GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVGVST F DIVI AVG N Bare head of Germanicus to left. Rev. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around large S C. BMC 49. BN 73. Cohen 1. RIC 35. Clear and powerful portrait; brown patina. Slightly smoothed fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Interesting lot with some old pedigrees
Lot 167
Caligula and Claudius. (Bronze). Lot of 7 Bronze Coins. 1. Germanicus. As, 26 mm, 12.52 g, 5h. RIC 50 (Caligula) 2. Agrippina. Sestertius, 36 mm, 28.48 g, 7h. RIC 55 (Caligula) 3. Nero & Drusus Caesars. Dupondius, 28 mm, 15.01 g, 6h. RIC 34 (Caligula) 4. Claudius. Sestertius, 36 mm, 29.05 g, 6h. RIC 114 5. Claudius. Dupondius, 30 mm, 16.30 g, 7h. RIC 110 6. Claudius. As, 29 mm, 10.77 g, 6h. RIC 100 7. Claudius. As, 29 mm, 10.94 g, 6h. RIC 111. All with pleasant patinas. About very fine or better (7).
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 168
Claudius, 41-54. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 11.01 g, 7 h), Ephesus, 41-42. TI CLAVD CAES AVG Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. DIAN EPHE Frontal view of tetrastyle temple of Diana at Ephesus; within central intercolumniation, cult statue; the temple stands on a podium of three steps and has a pediment decorated with figures. BMC 229. Cohen 30. RIC 118. RPC I 2222. Rare; nicely toned and well centered. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 169
Claudius, 41-54. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 10.86 g, 6 h), Ephesus, 41-42. TI CLAVD CAES AVG Bare head left. Rev. COM ASI / ROM ET AVG Temple of Roma and Augustus. BMC 228. Cohen 3. RIC I 120. RPC 2221. Attractively toned. Scratch under the toning on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 170
Claudius, 41-54. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 27.44 g, 6 h), Rome, 41-50. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. SPES AVGVSTA / S C Spes advancing to left. BMC 124. Cohen 85. RIC 99. Dark green glossy patinaemperor. Some pitting on the reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 171
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29 mm, 11.97 g, 6 h), Rome, 41-42. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. S C Minerva advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield. BMC 149. Cohen 84. RIC 100. Clear and well struck, with a natural brown patina. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 173
Claudius, 41-54. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 4 h), Rome, 51-52. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P XI IMP P P COS V Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. PACI AVGVSTAE Pax-Nemesis standing right, holding fold of drapery up to her chin with her right hand, and a winged caduceus, pointing downwards at erect snake, in her left. Cohen 68. BMC 69. RIC 62. Well centered, clear and toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
From the Collection of Sir Arthur Evans
Lot 174
Claudius, 41-54. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 28.34 g, 7 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMAN IMP / S C The arch of Nero Claudius Drusus: arch surmounted by equestrian statue of Nero Claudius Drusus and two Gallic trophies. BMC 188. Cohen 48. RIC 114. Light brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Ex von Kaufmann collection, Hamburger 27 May 1929, 762
Lot 175
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 29 mm, 12.29 g, 5 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. LIBERTAS AVGVSTA / S C Libertas standing facing, her head turned to right, holding pileus in her right hand and extending her left. BMC 204. BN 230. Cohen 47. RIC 113. An attractive coin with a pleasing dark green/brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 176
Nero Claudius Drusus, died 9 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.72 g, 11 h), struck under Claudius, Rome, 41-45. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP Laureate head of Nero Claudius Drusus to left. Rev. DE GERMANIS Triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue between two trophies. RIC. von Kaenel. RSC. Very rare. Toned. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 177
Germanicus, died 19. As (Copper, 29 mm, 9.90 g, 7 h), struck under Claudius, Rome, 42-43. GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N Bare head of Germanicus to right. Rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around large S C. BMC 218. Cohen 9. RIC 106. Pleasant deep green patina. Minor roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 178
Nero, 54-68. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.46 g, 4 h), Rome, 63-64. NERO CAESAR AVG IMP Bare head of Nero to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM P X COS IIII PP Virtus standing left with foot on pile of arms, holding parazonium and spear. Cohen 233. BMC 47. RIC 41 (R3). Rare; well centered and toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 179
Nero, 54-68. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 14.19 g, 7 h), Rome, 63. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. SECVRITAS AVGVSTI Securitas seated right holding sceptre; to right, garlanded altar. BMC -. RIC 112 var (obverse inscription). WCN 187 var (obverse inscription). With an attractive portrait of Nero and a fine Tiber patina. Slightly smoothed fields on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 610 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
With a fantastic Pedigree
Lot 180
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.30 g, 9 h), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGVSTA Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopia. BMC 61. Calicó 405. Cohen 66. RIC I 48. Well centered and pleasant. Some edge scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4400 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 181
Nero, 54-68. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.30 g, 6 h), Rome, 64-65. NERO CAESAR Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS Nero, radiate and togate, standing facing, holding a branch in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. BMC 60. RIC² 47. Cohen 45. Well centered and toned. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 182
Nero, AD 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 24.37 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 64. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right, set on a globe. Rev. DECVRSIO / S C Nero on horseback right, holding spear; behind him rides a soldier carrying a vexillum. Cohen 86. BMC 311. RIC 396. Well centered on a broad flan, with an attractive dark green natural patina with some brown highlights. Abbrasions and marks in the patina, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 610 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 183
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 37 mm, 27.35 g, 5 h), Rome, 64. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate bust of Nero to right, with light drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. S C Triumphal arch surmounted by statue of emperor in quadriga accompanied by Pax and Victory. Cohen 307. BMC 183. RIC 143. Well centered on a huge flan; Green patina. Flan crack at 11h, abbrasions and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 184
Nero, 54-68. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 14.48 g, 5 h), Rome, 64. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTI / S C /II Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her extended right hand, and a palm branch in her left. BMC 214. Cohen 349. RIC196. WCN 205. Struck in high relief and with a particularly attractive natural green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 185
Nero, AD 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 25.64 g, 6 h), Rome, 65. NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT / S C View of the Temple of Janus, with closed doors. Cohen 152. BMC 161. RIC 266. Dark patina. Bang on edge, and some smoothing, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 186
Nero, 54-68. As (Copper, 29 mm, 11.45 g, 7 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR PP P Bare head of Nero to right. Rev. GENIO AVGVSTI / S C Genius standing left, holding cornucopia, sacrificing over altar to left. BMC 370. Cohen 103. RIC 533. Deep green patina. Some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 187
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.27 g, 6 h), Rome, 67-68. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P P Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. SALVS Salus seated left on high-backed throne, holding patera with her right hand. Calicó 444 (R3). Cohen 315. BMC -. BN II 241. Mac Dowall, Nero 33. RIC -. A rare variety, missing from the BMC and the RIC. Some scratches and bangs and mounting marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 191
Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 52.53 g). Lot of 2 Slightly Tooled Sestertii. 1. 36 mm, 27.32 g, 7h. Cohen 308. RIC 145. 2. 36 mm, 25.21 g, 8h. RIC 493. Rare. Both with brown patinas. Tooled, otherwise, good very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 192
Nero, Galba, Otho and Vitellius. (Silver, 99.66 g). Lot of 5 Silver and 6 Bronze Coins. 1. Nero. Dupondius, 29 mm, 15.43 g, 5h. RIC 294. 2. Nero. As, 26 mm, 11.07 g, 6h. RIC 306. 3. Nero. As, 25 mm, 11.05 g, 7h. RIC 312. 4. Galba. Denarius, 17 mm, 3.13 g, 5h. RIC 211. 5. Galba. Denarius, 19 mm, 3.28 g, 6h. RIC 167. 6. Galba. Sestertius, 35 mm, 24.44 g, 6h. RIC 309. 7. Galba. As, 27 mm, 11.14 g, 6h. RIC-. Cohen 129. 8. Galba. As, 28 mm, 10.98 g, 6h. RIC 329. 9. Otho. Denarius, 19 mm, 2.83 g, 5h. BMC 18. RIC 8. 10. Vitellius. Denarius, 17 mm, 3.16 g, 7h. BMC 1. RIC 66. 11. Vitellius. Denarius, 18 mm, 3.15 g, 5h. RIC 16 var (exists only as Aureus) Extremely rare. All attractively toned or patinated. About very fine or better (11).
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
One of the two existing
Lot 193
Galba, 68-69. Aureus (Gold, 22 mm, 7.18 g, 5 h), Rome. IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG Laureate and draped bust of Galba seen from behind. Rev. DIVA AVGVSTA Diva Julia Augusta (Livia) standing left, holding patera in outstretched right hand and long scepter in left. BMC 3. Calicó 472. RIC 188 (R3). Same dies as Noble 89, 3753. Struck on a broad flan; extremely rare, only the second with this bust available in Coin Archives. Heavily scratched and smoothed, with considerable mounting marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 194
Galba, 68-69. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.49 g, 7 h), Rome, July 68 - January 69. IMP SER GΛLBΛ CΛESAR ΛVG Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. DIVA ΛVGVSTΛ Diva Julia Augusta (Livia) standing left, holding patera and scepter. BMC 8. Cohen 55. RIC I 186. Toned. Irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 195
Galba, 68-69. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 26.86 g, 5 h), Rome, circa October 68. SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG TR P Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. LIBERTAS PVBLICA / S C Libertas standing facing, head to left, holding pileus in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC -. Cohen 108. Kraay Officina CI (cf. P136). RIC 387. Well centered and with a dark brown/green patina. Some smoothing and a minor flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 196
Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 15 January - 9 March 69. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. PAX ORBIS TERRARVM Pax standing to left. BMC 3. Cohen 3. RIC 4. Toned and carefully centered on a short flan. Edge nick at 6h and some scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 197
Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.36 g, 6 h), Rome, 15 January - 17 April 69. IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. SECVRITAS P R Securitas standing left. BMC 19. Cohen 15. RIC 10. Rare; attractively toned. Some scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 198
Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.23 g, 6 h), Rome, 15 January - 8 March 69. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. SECVRI-TAS P R Securitas, draped, standing left. Cohen 16. BMC 18. RIC 8. Toned. Minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 199
Vitellius, 69. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.33 g, 5 h), Rome, April - December 69. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. XV VIR SACR FAC Tripod with covered vessel; below, raven standing right; above, dolphin to right. BMC 39. BN 77. Cohen 111. RIC 109. Well struck and nicely toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Pedigreed to Hirsch 34, 5 May 1914, 998
Lot 200
Vitellius, 69. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 26.32 g, 6 h), Rome. A VITELLIVS GERMANICVS IMP AVG P M TR P Laureate and draped bust of Vitellius to right. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI / S C Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. BMC p. 377, †. BN 92. Cohen 67. RIC 118. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 201
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.60 g, 5 h), Rome, 70. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. COS ITER TR POT Aequitas standing left, holding scales and scepter. BMC 17. BN 10. Cohen -. RIC 21. Scarce. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 165 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 202
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.40 g, 6 h), Rome, July-December 71. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. PON - MAX Vesta seated left. BMC 55. BN 38. Cohen 358. RIC 45. Beautifully toned and sharp. Some minor marks, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 203
Vespasian, 69-79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 25.38 g, 7 h), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. IVDAEA CAPTA / S C Mourning Jewess seated right at the base of a palm tree; to left, Jew standing right, with his hands tied behind his back; behind him, pile of arms. BMC 533. Cohen 234. RIC 159. Dark brown patina with a good portrait of Vespasian. Flan crack and some smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 204
Vespasian, 69-79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 26.27 g, 6 h), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ROMA / S C Roma, standing left, holding Victory and long spear. BMC 564. Cohen 418. RIC 244. Attractive tiber patina. Minor old scratch on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 205
Vespasian, 69-79. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 25.98 g, 6 h), Rome, 71. IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P P P COS III Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTA / S C Salus seated left, holding patera and long sceptre. BMC 574. Cohen 433. RIC 245. Pleasant green patina. Obverse struck slightly off center and with a bang at 1h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 206
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.07 g, 5 h), "Judaea Capta" type, Antioch, 72-73. IMP [CAES VESP AV]G P M COS IIII Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Palm tree; to left, Vespasian standing right, holding spear and parazonium, foot on helmet; to right, Judaea seated in attitude of mourning to right, her head resting on her hand. RIC 1558. Cohen 645. RPC II 1930. Obverse slightly off centre, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 207
Vespasian, 69-79. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 13.90 g, 5 h), Rome, 74. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M T P COS V CENS Radiate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. BMC 696. Cohen 153. RIC 715. Pleasant, glossy dark green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
From the Waldeck Collection, Münzhandlung Basel, 1934
Lot 208
Vespasian, 69-79. As (Copper, 27 mm, 10.69 g, 6 h), Rome, 74. IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V CENS Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Spes standing to left, holding flower. BMC 703. Cohen 452. RIC 730. Well centered; dark green glossy patina. Some scrapes, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 209
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.35 g, 7 h), Rome, 75. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. PON MAX TR P COS VI Pax seated left on throne, holding olive branch. BMC 161. Cohen 366. RIC 772. Nicely toned and sharp. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 210
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.53 g, 7 h), Rome, 75. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. PON MAX TR P COS VI Pax seated left on throne, holding olive branch. BMC 161. Cohen 366. RIC 772. Nicely toned, sharp details. Minor flan cracks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 211
Vespasian, 69-79. As (Copper, 27 mm, 11.21 g, 4 h), Rome, 77-78. IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN COS VIII Laureate head of Vespasian to left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVST / S C Victory standing right on prow, holding wreath and palm. BMC 740. Cohen 606. RIC 1014. Pleasant dark brown patina. Slightly off centre in both sides, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 212
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.02 g, 6 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 76. T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. COS V Cow walking right. BMC 187 (Vespasian). Cohen 53. Calicó 734. RIC 868 (Vespasian). A well centered example. Flan fault and bankers mark (s) on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 213
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.34 g, 5 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 79. T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANVS Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. TR POT VIII COS VII Venus standing right, leaning on cippus, holding helmet in her right hand and long transverse scepter in her left. BMC 255 (Vespasian). BN 223. Cohen 332. RIC 1078 (Vespasian). Well struck and nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 214
Titus, 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.45 g, 6 h), Rome, 80. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P Wreath set on curule chair. BMC 70. Cohen 319. RIC 109. Toned. Minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Lot 215
Titus, 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.48 g, 6 h), Rome, January - June 80. IMP TITVS CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P Dolphin coiled round anchor. BMC 72. BN 60. Cohen 309. RIC 112. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 216
Titus, 79-81. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 25.36 g, 6 h), Eastern mint, most likely in Thrace, 80-81. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. PAX AVGVST / S C Pax standing left, holding a branch in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. BMC 309 (as Lugdunum). CBN 323. Cohen 141 corr. RIC 498. RPC 501. Brown patina with some greenish areas; with a very individualistic and powerful portrait. Reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 217
Titus, 79-81. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 36 mm, 28.71 g, 6 h), Rome, 80-81. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. S C Spes advancing left. BMC 183-185. BN 174-175. Cohen 222. RIC² 170. Attractive deep brown patina. Some smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Pedigreed to Münzhandlung Basel 1, 28 June 1934, 430
Lot 218
Titus, 79-81. As (Copper, 27 mm, 10.67 g, 6 h), Rome, 80-81. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. PAX AVGVST / S C Pax standing left, holding olive branch and cornucopia. RIC 233 (as R3). Very rare; pleasant green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Pedigreed back to 1934
Lot 219
Titus, 79-81. As (Copper, 26 mm, 11.46 g, 7 h), Rome, 214. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGVST /S C Aequitas standing left, holding scales and scepter. BMC 203. Cohen 4. RIC 214. Glossy dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 220
Titus, 79-81. As (Copper, 30 mm, 10.02 g, 7 h), Rome, 80-81. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGVST /S C Aequitas standing left, holding scales and long scepter. BMC 204. Cohen 5. RIC 215. Of fine style; dark, blackish-green, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 221
FLAVIAN DYNASTY. (Silver, 25.00 g). Lot of 19 Flavian Silver Denarii: Vespasian (12), Titus (3), Julia Titi (2) and Domitian (2). All toned. Fine to Very fine (19).
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 180 CHF
Appealing lot with some old pedigrees
Lot 222
FLAVIAN DYNASTY. (Bronze, 228.00 g). Lot of 13 Flavian Orichalcum or copper coins: Vespasian, Sestertii (2); Julia Titi, Dupondius/As; Domitian, Sestertii (3), Asses (7). All attractively patinated. Average to about Very fine or better (13).
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 223
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.98 g, 1 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 73-75. CAES AVG F DOMIT COS II Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. Domitian on horseback to left. BMC 129 (Vespasian). Cohen 664. RIC 680 (Vespasian). Nicely toned. Minor old scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 224
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 11.99 g, 7 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, for use in the Asian provinces, 73. CAESAR AVGVSTI F Laureate head of Domitian to left. Rev. DOMITIANVS COS II Winged caduceus between two cornucopiae. BMC 883 (Vespasian, Commagene). BN 901 (Vespasian, Commagene ?). Cohen 97. RIC 764 (Vespasian, Rome). RPC II 2001 (Antioch). Dark brown glossy patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 225
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.24 g, 6 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 75. CAES AVG F DOMIT COS III Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCEPS IVVENTVT Spes walking left. BMC 154 (Vespasian). Calicó 912. Cohen 374. RIC 787 (Vespasian). Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 226
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h), struck under Vespasian, Rome, 79. CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS COS VI Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS Salus standing right, leaning on column, feeding serpent out of patera held in her left hand. BMC 265 (Vespasian). BN 237 (Vespasian). Cohen 384. RIC 1084 (Vespasian). Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 227
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.32 g, 6 h), Rome, 81. IMP C DOMITIANVS AVG P M Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. TR P COS VII DES VII P P Tripod with, above, a dolphin to right. BMC 22. BN 19. RIC 74. Attractively toned. Minor edge breaks, and a scratch on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Pedigreed to Münzhandlung Basel, in 1934
Lot 228
Domitian, 81-96. As (Copper, 28 mm, 10.99 g, 6 h), Rome, 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS XIIII LVD SAEC FEC / S C Domitian standing left, sacrificing over an altar; to left, a lyre player and a flute player; in the background, a tetrastyle temple with a sculptural pediment. BMC 434. BN 471. Cohen 85. RIC 623. Light green patina. Minor marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 229
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.59 g, 6 h), Rome, 90-91. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXI COS XV CENS P P P Minerva standing front, head to left, holding a spear with her right hand. BMC 168. BN 170. Cohen 259. RIC 692. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 102 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 230
Domitian, 81-96. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 29.25 g, 6 h), Rome, 90-91. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XV CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IOVI VICTORI / S C Jupiter seated left on backless throne, holding Victory and long scepter. BMC 439. BN 476. Cohen 314. RIC 702. Perfectly centered, with impressive dark, blackish-green patina and an elegant portrait of Domitian. A few scratches and some smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 231
Domitian, 81-96. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 20.83 g, 6 h), Rome, 92-94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XVI CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IOVI VICTORI / S C Jupiter seated left on backless throne, holding Victory and long scepter. BMC 464. BN 491. Cohen 315. RIC 751. Dark brown-greenish patina. Some smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 232
Julia Titi, Augusta, 79-90/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 24.52 g, 4 h), struck under Domitian, Rome, 90-91. DIVAE IVLIAE AVG DIVI TITI F / S P Q R Carpentum drawn by two mules to right. Rev. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XV CENS PER P P around large S C. BMC 458 (Domitian). BN 490 (Domitian). Cohen 9. RIC 717 (Domitian). Some rough surfaces and scratch on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 233
Nerva, 96-98. As (Copper, 27 mm, 10.33 g, 5 h), Rome, 96. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS II P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM / S C Clasped hands. BMC 95. Cohen 17. RIC 53. With a lovely green patina and a craggy portrait. Some traces of smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 236
Nerva, 96-98. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.29 g, 6 h), Rome, 97. IMP NERVΛ CΛES ΛVG P M TR POT Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. COS III PΛTER PΛTRIΛE Simpulum, aspergillum, guttus, and lituus. BMC 33-35. Cohen 48. RIC 24. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 237
Nerva, 96-98. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 24.86 g, 6 h), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III PP Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. PAX AVG / S C Pax seated left, holding branch and scepter. BMC 137. Cohen 124. RIC 102. Banti 37. Brown patina with some green highlights in the legends and on the reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 280 CHF
Lot 238
Nerva, 96-98. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 25.41 g, 5 h), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. VEHICVLATIONE ITALIAE REMISSA / S C Two mules grazing in opposite directions, their harnesses lying behind them. BMC 119. CBN 108. Cohen 143. RIC 93. Rare and with an interesting reverse type. Nerva's hair somewhat tooled, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
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