obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
T. Carisius, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.88 g, 4 h), Rome. MONETA Head of Juno Moneta to right. Rev. T.CARISIVS Coining implements: anvil, tongs, hammer, punch die; all within wreath. Babelon (Carisia) 1. Crawford 464/2. CRI 70. Sydenham 982. Toned. Some areas of flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Julius Caesar, Late 46-early 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.99 g, 5 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in Spain. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Trophy of Gallic arms with two seated captives. Babelon (Julia) 11. Crawford 468/1. CRI 58. Sydenham 1014. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and P. Licinius Crassus, 46-45 BC. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 13.06 g, 1 h), Rome, under the prefect C. Clovius. CAESAR DIC TER Bust of Victory to right. Rev. C CLOVLI PRAEF Minerva advancing to left, holding trophy, spears and shield; at her feet to left, snake to left. Babelon (Julia) 17 and (Clovia) 11. Cohen 7. Crawford 476/1a. CRI 62. Sydenham 1025. Dark patina. Surface roughness, some striking faults and scrapes, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 425 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Julius Caesar, second half of February, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 6 h), Rome, under P. Sepullius Macer. CAESAR IMP Laureate head of Caesar to right; behind head, eight-pointed star. Rev. P SEPVLLIVS MACER Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and long staff resting on star in her left. Alföldi V, obverse 10. Crawford 480/5b. CRI 106a. Sydenham 1071. With a clear portrait of Caesar. Test marks and erosions , otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Julius Caesar, first half of March, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.58 g, 9 h), with L. Aemilius Buca, Rome. CAESAR.DICT - PERPETVO Wreathed head of Caesar to right. Rev. L.BVCA Venus standing left. Alföldi XIV A1/R3. Crawford 480/8. CRI 105. Sydenham 1061. Toned. Bankers' marks on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Julius Caesar, April 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.83 g, 12 h), C. Cossutius Maridianus AAAFF, Rome. CAESAR / PARENS PATRIAE Wreathed and veiled head of Caesar to right; before, lituus, behind, apex. Rev. C.COSSVTIVS and MARIDIANVS arranged in the form of a cross with A A A FF in the angles. Alföldi XVII, 30 (this coin). Babelon (Julia) 43, (Cossutia) 2. Crawford 480/19. CRI 112. Sydenham 1069. Toned, clear and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Acquired in the 1730s!
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Julius Caesar, 44-43 BC. As (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.16 g, 6 h), under the duovirs, L. Aeficius Certus and C. Iulius. LAVS.IVLI. / COR Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L.CERTO.AEFICIO / C.IVLIO.IIVIR Bellerophon riding on Pegasos flying to right. Alföldi, Caesar in 44, pl. lii, Br 3 (this coin). Amandry I, 1a, D11/R28, a (this coin). CRI 614. RPC 1116. An attractive example, well-struck and evenly worn. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.12 g, 3 h), Rome. Radiate head of Sol to right; behind, quiver. Rev. P.CLODIVS / M.F. Crescent moon and five stars. Babelon (Claudia), 17. Crawford 494/21. CRI 182. Sydenham 1115. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
P. Accoleius Lariscolus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.81 g, 10 h), under L. Mussidius Longus, Rome. Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L.MVSSIDIVS.LONGVS Cornucopiae on globe; to left, rudder; to right, caduceus and apex. Crawford 494/39a. CRI 116. Sydenham 1096a. Nicely toned and with an excellent portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2750 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Mark Antony, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.07 g, 2 h), military mint traveling in Greece. M ANTONI IMP Bare head of Mark Antony to right, with a heavy beard. Rev. III VIR R.P.C Distyle shrine containing a medallion bearing a radiate and draped facing bust of Sol. Babelon (Antonia) 34. Crawford 496/1. CRI 128. Sydenham 1168. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus ( Marcus Junius Brutus), 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 1 h), with L. Sestius, proquaestor, mint traveling with Brutus in Asia and Greece. L.SESTI PRO Q Veiled bust of Libertas to right. Rev. Q.CAEPIO.BRVTVS.PRO.COS Tripod between ax and simpulum. Crawford 502/2. CRI 201. Sydenham 1290. Toned. Traces of corrosion under the toning, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus ( Marcus Junius Brutus), late summer-autumn 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.43 g, 11 h), struck by Pedanius Costa in a mint moving with Brutus and Cassius in either western Asia Minor or Northern Greece. LEG COSTA Laureate head of Apollo to right; border of ray-like dots. Rev. BRVTVS IMP Trophy including a helmet, shield, cuirass and two spears. Babelon (Iunia) 42 and (Pedania) 1. Crawford 506/2. CRI 209. Sydenham 1296. Very nicely toned. Very minor flan crack and some roughness under the toning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.89 g, 1 h), military mint in Sicily. [...]PIVS. - IMP.ITER. Diademed and bearded head of Neptune to right, trident over his left shoulder. Rev. [...]AE MARIT EX S C (partially ligate) Naval trophy set on an anchor and supported by a trident; at base, two heads of Scylla. Crawford 511/2a. CRI 333. Sydenham 1347. Nicely toned. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.84 g, 1 h), military mint in Sicily. MAG.PIVS.IMP.ITER Pharos of Messana, surmounted by a stature of Neptune standing to right; below, galley to left, with aquila on prow and scepter at the stern. Rev. PRÆF.CLA[S.ET.ORÆ.MAR.IT.]EX.S.C Skylla, with two fish tails and three dogs’ heads, attacking with a rudder to left. Babelon (Pompeia) 22. Crawford 511/4a-b. CRI 335a. Sydenham 1348. Rare. Toned. Some minor flatness and a die break on the obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Pedigreed to Hirsch 33, 17 November 1913, 1058
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.68 g, 1 h), military mint in Sicily. [MAG.PIVS.IMP.ITER] Bare head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. [PRAEF] / CLAS.ET.O[RAE / MARIT.EX.S.C] Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Toned and with a splendid portrait of Pompey the Great. Struck on a very short flan with some striking flatness on the edges, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and P. Licinius Crassus, 42-38 BC. As (Bronze, 29 mm, 18.35 g, 11 h), uncertain Sicilian mint. MAGN Janiform head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus. Rev. PIVS / IMP Galley prow to right. Babelon (Pompeia) 20. Crawford 479/1. CRI 336. Sydenham 1044. Dark patina. Good portraits of Pompey. Some smoothing overall, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
P. Accoleius Lariscolus, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.94 g, 6 h), Rome. P ACCOLEIVS - LARISCOLVS Bust of Diana Nemorensis to right. Rev. Triple cult statue of Diana Nemorensis (Diana-Hecate-Selene) facing. Babelon (Accoleia) 1. Crawford 486/1. CRI 172. Sydenham 1148. Toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Mark Antony and Octavia, 39 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 11.26 g, 11 h), Ephesus. M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TER Head of Mark Antony to right, wearing ivy wreath; below, lituus; all within ivy wreath. Rev. III VIR - R P C Draped bust of Octavia to right, above cista mystica flanked by two interlaced serpents. Cohen 2. CRI 262. RPC 2201. Sydenham 1197. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Pedigreed to Hamburger, in 1932
Octavian, 38 BC. Dupondius (Bronze, 29 mm, 17.00 g, 5 h), uncertain Italian mint. DIVI.F Bare head of Octavian to right; to right, eight-pointed star. Rev. DIVOS / IVLIVS within laurel wreath. Crawford 535/2. CRI 309. RPC 621. Sydenham 1336. An attractive piece with a reddish-brown patina. Hole (metal fault) on the reverse surface, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Octavian, spring-early summer 36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.80 g, 6 h), mint moving with Octavian in central or southern Italy. IMP.CAESAR.DIVI.F[III.VIR.ITER.R.P.C.] Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. COS.ITER.ET.TER.DESIG Temple of Divus Julius; on the architrave, DIVO.IVL; with the central intercolumniation, togate statue of Julius Caesar. Crawford 540/2. CRI 315. Sydenham 1338. Lightly toned. Several bankers' marks on the obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Octavian and Divus Julius Caesar, 36 BC. Dupondius (Bronze, 28 mm, 18.57 g, 12 h), Vienna (Colonia Iulia Viennensis = Vienne in France). IMP / CAESAR DIVI F / DIVI IVLI Bare heads of Caesar, to left, and Octavian, to right, back to back. Rev. [C.I.V.] Galley prow to right. RPC 517. Attractive grayish olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Pedigreed to Hamburger, in 1932
Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.70 g, 1 h), mint moving with Antony, 32 BC. [CL]EOPATRAE REGINAE REGVM FILIOR[VM REGVM] Diademed and draped bust of Cleopatra to right. Rev. ANTONI A[RMENIA DE]VICTA Head of M. Antony to right; behind, Armenian tiara. Crawford 543/2. CRI 345. Sydenham 1210. Toned and with an excellent, clear portrait of Cleopatra. Head of Antony double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.85 g, 2 h), Rome?, 32-39 BC. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. CAESAR - DIVI F Victory standing left on globe. BMC 602. Cohen 65. CRI 406. RIC 254a. Clear, well-centered and struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 3 h), Rome?, autumn 30 - summer 29 BC. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. IMP - CAESAR Trophy on prow. BMC 625. Cohen 119. CRI 419. RIC 265a. Attractive, toned and clear. Very minor roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.81 g, 6 h), Rome?, autumn 30 - summer 29 BC. Laureate head of Apollo of Actium to right. Rev. IMP CAESAR Octavian, wearing priestly robes, ploughing with two oxen to right. BMC 638. Cohen 117. CRI 424. RIC 272. Clear and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Octavian. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 1.92 g, 12 h), uncertain Italian mint, or possibly Ephesus, 29-28 BC. CAESAR IMP VII Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. ASIA RECEPTA Victory standing left on cista mystica between two snakes. BMC 647. Cohen 14. RIC 276. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Pedigreed to Cahn 75, 30 May 1932, 844
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.35 g, 7 h), uncertain eastern mint, Pergamon?, 28-27 BC. CAESAR DIVI F - COS VI Bare head of Octavian to right; below neck, capricorn to right. Rev. AEGVPTO / CAPTA Crocodile to right. BMC 653. Cohen 4. CRI 432. RIC 545. Nicely toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
THRACE. Byzantium. Rhoemetalces I, c. 11 BC-AD 12. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.68 g, 12 h), with Augustus, c 10 BC. Monogram of ΒΑ ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛ Diademed head of Rhoemetalces to right. Rev. ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΑ and monogram of ΚΑΙΣΑΡ Bare head of Augustus to right. RPC 1775. Extremely rare. Toned. Some pitting, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Pedigreed to Cahn 71, 14 October 1931, 1413
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
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
GAUL. Nemausus. Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. As (Copper, 24 mm, 13.38 g, 3 h), with Agrippa, 10-14. IMP / P - P / DIVI F Heads of Agrippa, on the left with rostral crown facing left, and Augustus, on the right, laureate and facing right. Rev. COL NEM Crocodile to right, chained to palm tree. RIC 160. RPC 525. A particularly attractive and well-struck example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
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!
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
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
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
CILICIA. Olba. Tiberius, 14-37. Diassarion (?) (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.56 g, 10 h), Ajax son of Teukros toparch and archiereus, year 5 = 14/5 AD. ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY KAIΣAP Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. KENNATΩN KAI ΛAΛAΣΣEΩN / APXIEPEΩΣ / AIANTOΣ / TEYKPOY / TOΠAPXOY / EΠI ΔIOΔΩ / ET E around, above and below thunderbolt. RPC I 3731. SNG Levante 638. Staffieri, Olba 21. Brown patina. Some old scratches , otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
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
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
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
SPAIN. Turiaso. Tiberius, 14-37. As (Copper, 29 mm, 14.46 g, 10 h), L. Caecilius Aquin. & M. Gels Palud, duoviri. TI CAESAR AVG F IMP PONT M Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. L CAEC AQVIN M CEL PALVD II VIR / MVN TVR Bull standing right, head facing. Burgos 1948 RPC I 419 (same reverse die). Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
ZEUGITANA. Utica. Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.45 g, 2 h), Vibius Marsus, proconsul, Nero Caesar, quaestor, & A. M. Gemellus, praetor, 27-28. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. C VIB MARSO PR COS NE CAE Q PR A M GEMELLVS F C /D D P P Livia seated right on stool, holding scepter and patera. MAA 115a. RPC I 732. Light brown patina. Flan fault on the obverse at 7h, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRTICA. Oea. Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Bronze, 31 mm, 14.99 g, 3 h), 22-29 AD. TI CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Tiberius to left; to left, eagle with spread wings holding palm branch in its beak to right; to right, laurel branch. Rev. WY'T in punic Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right with cithara to right; all within laurel wreath. RPC 832. SNG Copenhagen 31. Rare, and with a dark and glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Tiberius, 14-37. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 12.84 g, 1 h), year 18 = 31/2 AD. TIBEPIOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ /LIH Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ Radiate head of Divus Augustus to left. Dattari 82. RPC 5092. Scarce year; well centered and toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
EGYPT. Alexandria. Claudius, with Messalina, 41-54. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 13.97 g, 12 h), Year 6 (ς) = 45/46. TI KΛAY I KAIΣ ΣEBA ΓEPMANI AYTOKP / Lς Laureate head of Claudius right. Rev. MEΣΣAΛINA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ Messalina standing left, leaning on column, holding two children and grain ears. Dattari 129. RPC I 5164. Toned and with an interesting reverse type. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, with Agrippina Junior, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.29 g, 12 h), 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. AGRIPPINA AVGVSTA MATER AVGVSTI Draped bust of Agrippina to right. Cohen 1. RIC 607. RPC I 3632. Sydenham, Caesarea 73. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.87 g, 1 h), 62/63. NEPΩN KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ETOVΣ AIP Θ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; pellet and palm frond to right. BMC 195. Prieur 85. RPC 4185. Well struck and toned. Some uncleaned deposits and pitting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, with Divus Claudius, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 7.31 g, 1 h), 63-65. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMA Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. DIVOS CLAVD AVGVST GERMANIC PATER AVG Laureate head of Claudius to right. BMC corr. (obv. legend). 415 RIC I 620 corr. (obv. legend). RPC I 3647. Sydenham, Caesarea 68. Attractively toned; particularly huge flan for type. Struck from worn dies, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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