obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nerva, 96-98. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.82 g, 11 h), Year 1 = 96-97. KAIΣ ΣEB AYT NEPOVAΣ Laureate head right, wearing aegis. Rev. NEOY IEPOY A ETOYΣ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; to right, palm frond. McAlee 419. Prieur 149. RPC III 3476. Well centered and toned. Minor scratches and uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Nerva, 96-98. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 13.13 g, 12 h), Year 1 = 96-97. AVT NEPOVAΣ KAIΣ ΣEB Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. L A Eagle standing right. Dattari 639. RPC 4113. Attractive dark patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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
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
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
Nerva, 96-98. As (Copper, 28 mm, 10.59 g, 5 h), Rome, 98. IMP NERVA CAES AVG GERM P M TR P II Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. IMP II COS II / S C Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. CBN -.Cohen 88. RIC 105. Scarce; attractive brown patina. Some minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Nerva, 96-98. (Silver, 47.00 g). Lot of 3 Silver and 2 Bronze coins of Nerva: Denarii (3), Sestertius (1) and As (1). Average about very fine and better (5).
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 27 mm, 11.89 g, 5 h), Rome, 101-102. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M Laureate head of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. TR POT COS IIII P P/ S C Victory flying to left, holding shield inscribed S P / Q R and palm. BMC 751. Cohen 640 var (no drapery). RIC 434 var (no drapery). Attractive dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 29 mm, 11.54 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 103. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Single-span bridge with tower at each end; boat below. BMC 954. Cohen 543. RIC 569. Pleasant brown patina. Reverse fields lightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 28.08 g, 6 h), Rome, 103-111. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to left, with drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Victory standing right, with her left foot set on helmet, holding stylus in her right hand and leaning left hand on shield inscribed VIC/DAC in two lines set on palm tree. BMC 812. Cohen 452. RIC 527. Woytek 204b. Perfectly centered; attractive dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 28.71 g, 5 h), Rome, 103-111. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, wearing aegis. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / SC Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and long sceptre. Cohen 391. Ric 489 var (as drapery on shoulder). Woytek 332c. Well struck and centered with an excellent golden-brown tiber patina. Extremely rare with this bust type. Slightly smoothed fields, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 27.41 g, 6 h), Rome, 105. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, drapery on far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Trajan, in armor, on horseback to right, hurling spear at fallen Dacian below him. BMC 839. CBN 305. Cohen 508 var. (no drapery). Hill 216. RIC 543 var. (no drapery). Woytek 317b. Attractive green patina. Some uncleaned deposits and unimportant scratches , otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.02 g, 7 h), Rome, 107-108. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery. Rev. COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Cohen 87. RIC 122. Well struck, clear and toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 25.20 g, 11 h), Year 11 = 107-108. AVT]TPAIAN C[E B ΓEPM ∆AKIK] Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. L IA Trajan, holding eagle-tipped scepter and branch, driving quadriga of elephants right. Dattari (Savio) 6930. RPC III 4223.1. Natural fine green patina with some brownish elements on the reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.90 g, 7 h), Rome, 112-113. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS III P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with slight drapery over left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / VIA TRAIANA The personification of the Via Traiana reclining left, head turned to right, holding wheel set on her knee with her right hand and branch in her left. Cohen 648. RIC 266. Woytek 398b. Attractively toned, clear and well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.22 g, 7 h), Rome, 112-117. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with light drapery on far shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Trajan on horseback to left. BMC 445. Cohen 497. RIC 291 var. (bust type). Nicely toned. Minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 21.26 g, 1 h), Year 17 = 113-114. AVT TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM ΔAKIK Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. LI Z Zeus seated left on throne with a back, holding Nike and sceptre; at his feet, eagle standing left. Dattari (Savio) 7176. RPC 4814.1. Sharp and with an attractive brown and green patina. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.22 g, 7 h), Rome, 114. IMP TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. COS VI P P SPQR Mars walking right, holding spear in his right hand and trophy propped over his shoulder in his left. BMC 516. BN 799. Cohen 103. RIC 299. Woytek 492v. Toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 90 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.14 g, 7 h), Rome, 114-117. IMP NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R / FORT RED Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia. BMC 569. Calicó 1026. Cohen 153 (but not cuirassed). RIC 319. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 23.37 g, 7 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. PROVIDENTIA AVGVSTI S P Q R / S C Providentia standing left, holding scepter and leaning on draped column; globe at her feet to left. Cohen 320. RIC 663. Fine dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Illustrated in Banti, from Cahn Auction 65 in 1929
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 25.56 g, 6 h), Rome, 106-107. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate head of Trajan to right, with drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C Dacia seated left on shield in attitude of mourning; to left, trophy. Banti 243 (this coin). BMC 786. BN 299. Cohen 534 var. (no drapery). RIC 564 var. (no drapery). Woytek 326b. Well struck, with an attractive light brown patina, and a good portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Interesting lot with old pedigrees
Trajan, 98-117. (163.00 g). Lot of 4 Silver and 7 Bronze Coins: Denarii (4), Sestertii (5), Dupondius (1) and As (1). All toned or with pleasant patinas. Average fine to very fine (11).
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Pedigreed back to 1934
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 13.35 g, 7 h), Rome, 118. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG Radiate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery over far shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS II / FORT RED / S C Fortuna seated to left, holding rudder and cornucopia. BMC 1142. Cohen 759 RIC 557. Attractive green glossy patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.27 g, 6 h), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery. Rev. COS III Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of dress. BMC 417. Cohen 390. RIC 181. A sharp, well struck and beautifully toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 23.92 g, 6 h), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on left shoulder. Rev. COS III / S C Diana standing right, holding arrow in her right hand and bow in her left. BMC 1281. Cohen 316 var. (differing bust type). RIC 631b. A most attractive coin with a very fine glossy dark green patina. Minor edge cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 23.65 g, 5 h), Rome, 124-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery. Rev. COS III / S C Roma in military dress, seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on extended right hand and cornucopia in the left; to right, round shield set on ground. Cohen 343 var. (bust type). BMC 1298. RIC 636. Very dark green patina. Some minor pitting, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.73 g, 5 h), Rome, 128-132. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery. Rev. HILARITAS COS III / S C Hilaritas standing facing, head left, holding long palm branch and cornucopia; a small child to either side. BMC 1373. Cohen 819. RIC 970. An impressive and elegant coin, well struck and with a lovely brown patina. Striking crack at 9h on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 11.53 g, 6 h), Rome, 128-132. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P Radiate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. HILARITAS PR / COS III / S C Hilaritas, holding palm and cornucopia, standing left between a boy, on the left, and a girl, on right. Cohen 820. BMC 1375. RIC 974. Wall struck and clear, with an attractive brown patina with bluish highlights. Minor striking crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24 mm, 13.00 g, 12 h), dated year 18 = 133/134. AYT KAIC TRAIAN AΔPIAANOC CEB Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. LI H Demeter standing facing, head turned to right, holding ears of corn and long torch. Dattari 1332. RPC III 5869. Rare date; well centered and toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 24.65 g, 12 h), dated year 18 = 133/134. AVT KAI C TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. L IH Laureate bust of Serapis right, wearing modius. Dattari 1820. RPC III 5900. Well centered with a pleasant green-brown patina. Minor marks and edge breaks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 24.38 g, 11 h), dated year 19 = 134/135. AYT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. L ENNEA K Δ Helmeted bust of Athena on table to right. Dattari 1626. RPC III 5965. Chocolate patina with some green highlights. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 26 mm, 12.03 g, 6 h), Rome, 132-135. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III P P / S C Roma standing right, her left foot set on a helmet, holding inverted spear and cornucopia. BMC 1446. Cohen 482. RIC 716. Attractive dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.21 g, 6 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. IOVI VICTORI Jupiter seated left, holding Victory and long scepter. BMC 660. Calicó 1279. Cohen 863. RIC 251. Rare. Minor bangs and traces of possible mounting, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.48 g, 6 h), "Travel series" issue, Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. AFRICA Africa reclining left, leaning on rock, wearing elephant-skin headdress, holding scorpion and cornucopia; to left, basket of fruits and grain ears. BMC 816. Cohen 138. RIC 299. Toned, clear and well struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Pedigreed to Hess
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 25.94 g, 12 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. RESTIVITORI ASIAE S C Hadrian standing right holding roll and extending left hand to raise kneeling figure of Asia, towered, holding a sceptre in her left hand. Banti 646 (same reverse die). BMC 1798 note. Cohen 1236. RIC 945. Glossy dark patina. Edge defect from 9 to 11h on the obverse and with smoothed fieldssurfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Published in Bandi
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 27.82 g, 6 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery over far shoulder. Rev. SALVS AVG / S C Salus standing right, feeding, from a patera, snake arising from altar to right. Banti 698 (this coin). BMC 1555. Cohen 1337. RIC 785. Attractive brown old cabinet patina. Smoothed fields, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 23.30 g, 6 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. S C Nemesis walking right, holding a laurel branch in her left hand. BMC 1549. Cohen 1374. RIC 779. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Nilus with his pet Hippopotamos and his pet Crocodile
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 27 mm, 13.11 g, 12 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. NILVS / S C Nilus reclining right, holding reed and cornucopia; with a hippopotamus walking up his left leg, and a crocodile walking to left below. BMC 1774 var. (bust). Cohen 995 var. (bust). RIC 862 var. (bust). Green-brown patina; and with an amusing reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Aelius, Caesar, 136-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 24.30 g, 5 h), Rome, 137. L AELIVS CAESAR Bare head of Aelius to right. Rev. TR POT COS II / S C Spes advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and raising hem of skirt with her left. Cohen 56. RIC 1055 (Hadrian). With an attractive green patina and a very elegant head of Aelius, but with Spes having curiously solid shoulders!. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Interesting lot with some old pedigrees
Hadrian, 117-138. (187.00 g). Lot of 16 Coins of Hadrian: Denarii (8), Sestertii (5) and Asses (3)(2 with galley reverses). Average fine to very fine with the AE's patinated (16).
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Sabina and Aelius, 117-138. (Silver, 42.00 g). Lot of 6 Coins of Sabina and Aelius: Sabina, Denarius (1) and Dupondii/Asses (2); Aelius, Denarii (2) and Dupondius/As (1). Average very fine (6). RIC. Calicó.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. As (Copper, 28 mm, 9.07 g, 11 h), Rome, 140-144. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM / S C Concordia standing facing, head left, holding Victory and standard. BMC 1361. Cohen 140. RIC 678. Pleasant green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Rhoemetalces, AD 131/2-153/4. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 7.79 g, 12 h), struck under Antoninus Pius, year 441 = 144-145. ΒΑСΙΛΕΩС ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Rhoemetalces to right. Rev. ΑΜΥ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Anoknin 510. Frolova Coinage, p. 146 and pl. XX, 9-12; Frolova Monetnoe p. 278 and pl. LVIII, 22-25. RPC 928. Well struck, toned, with fine details. With traces of mounting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 25.71 g), year 10 = 146/147. AVT K T AIΛ AΔP ANTΩNEINOC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus to right. Rev. L ΔEKATOY Zeus, holding patera and scepter, reclining left on eagle standing facing, with sp, head turned to left and a serpent in its talons. Dattari (Savio) 2933. Köln 1560. RPC IV online 13589. Fine red-brown patina, sharply struck and with a very detailed reverse. Some deposits on the reverse and usual flan cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 24.80 g, 6 h), Rome, 145-161. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII / S C Salus seated left on throne, feeding snake coiled around altar; behind, rudder. Banti 108. BMC 1661. Cohen 274. RIC 763. Well struck and with an attractive golden brown patina. Flan fault on the obverse edge at 9h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Pedigreed to Cahn 71, 14 October 1931, 1611
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. As (Copper, 27 mm, 10.84 g, 5 h), Rome, 150-151. IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. TR POT XIIII C OS IIII /ANNONA AVG/ S C Annona, seated left. BMC 1875. Cohen 49. RIC 880. Attractive green patina with brown highlights. Some corrosion and deposits on both sides, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.21 g, 6 h), Rome, 151-152. IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right wearing aegis. Rev. TR POT XV COS IIII / PAX Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and long scepter. BMC 745 note. Calicó 1591. Cohen 586. RIC 216b. Well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 1200 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35 mm, 21.56 g, 12 h), Dated 17 = 153/154. AVT K T AIΛ A∆P ANTωNINOC C EB EVC Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left . Rev. LI Z Sarapis-Agathodaemon erect right on ground line, flanked by two grain ears. Dattari (Savio) 8688. RPC IV online 15365. Light green patina. Some roughness on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 13.73 g, 5 h), Rome, 158-159. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXII Radiate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII / S C Distyle shrine with arched roof containing statue of the Genius of the Senate. Cohen 334. RIC 1014. Attractive brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
GALATIA. Ancyra. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 34 mm, 23.68 g, 7 h). ΑVΤΟΚ ΚΑΙС ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΩ СƐΒΑСT Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. Η ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙϹ ΤΗϹ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑϹ ΑΝΚYΡΑ Asclepius standing, facing, head turned to left, holding patera and serpent-staff. Imhoof-Bloomer KM 496, 4. RPC IV online, 10016 (same dies). Very rare. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.52 g, 11 h). ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙС ΤΙΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝEΙΝΟС СEΒΑ EVСEΒΗС Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. S C / Δ within laurel wreath. BMC 309. McAlee 557b. RPC IV online 7001. Rare. With a dark green patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Published in Banti, from the Signorelli Collection
Divus Antoninus Pius, died in 161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 26.59 g, 6 h), Rome, 161 and later. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare-headed bust of Antoninus Pius to right, with slight drapery on his far shoulders. Rev. CONSECRATIO S C Eagle, with spread wings, standing right on globe, his head turned back to left. Banti 68 (this coin). BMC 871 var. Cohen -. RIC -. A remarkably bold piece with a splendid portrait and a glossy brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (220.00 g). Lot of 20 coins of Antoninus Pius: Denarii (9), Sestertii (7), Dupondius (1) and Asses (3). Attractive multi-colour patinas and old cabinet tonings. Some smoothing on the bronzes, , otherwise, average fine to very fine (20).
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.75 g, 6 h), struck under her husband Antoninus Pius, Rome, 146-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of the deified Faustina I to right. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres standing front, head to left, holding torch with her right hand and raising her skirt with her left. BMC 422. Cohen 104. RIC III 362 (Pius). A well struck, beautifully toned example. Edge slightly cracked in striking at 11h on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.51 g, 6 h), Rome, 141-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of the deified Faustina I to right. Rev. AVGVSTA Vesta standing left, holding simpulum and palladium. BMC 438. Cohen 108. RIC 368. Toned and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 25.84 g, 5 h), struck under her husband Antoninus Pius, Rome, 141-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina to right, her hair piled on top of her head and bound with pearls. Rev. AVGVSTA / S C Ceres, veiled, standing facing with her head turned to left, and holding a torch in each hand. BMC 1576. Cohen 91. RIC 1120. Dark brown patina. Flan crack at 7h, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 26.72 g, 12 h), struck under her husband, Antoninus Pius, Rome, 141-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Faustina to right, her hair piled on top of her head and bound with pearls. Rev. IVNO / S C Juno, diademed and veiled, standing facing, head left, holding patera and scepter. BMC 1532 (Pius). Cohen 210. RIC 1143 (Pius). Reddish brown patina. Some damage from corrosion on the reversese, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Antoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.02 g, 7 h), Rome, 141-143. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Cohen 15. RIC 417a. Nicely centered and toned; a particularly attractive example. Some very minor scratches, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 23.34 g, 11 h), Rome, 140-144. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS Bare head of the youthful Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG / SC Knife, sprinkler, jug, lituus and simpulum. Banti 230 (this coin). BMC 1405 (Antoninus Pius). Cohen 454. RIC 1234a (Antoninus Pius). A lovely piece with a fine golden-brown patina and a good portrait. Good very fine - nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.04 g, 11 h), struck under Antoninus Pius, Rome, 145-147. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS II Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. S C Marcus Aurelius, holding eagle-tipped scepter, standing right in ornamented car, leading triumphal quadriga to right. Banti 295. BMC 1781 (Pius). Cohen 582. RIC 1246 (Pius). Dark olive-grey/brown patina, with a fine bust of Aurelius. Edge bangs and a couple of flan cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 302 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Marcus Aurelius, As Caesar, 139-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 24.93 g, 12 h), year 14 = 150/151. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙС ΚΑΙСΑΡ Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. LI Δ Griffin seated to right with left forepaw on wheel. Dattari (Salvio) 3224. RPC IV Online 13719. Fine brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 23.65 g, 11 h), Rome, 161. IMP CAES M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG P M Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, with light drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P XV / COS III / S C Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus standing, facing each other, clasping hands. Banti 22. Cohen 45. RIC 795. With an intriguing portrait of Aurelius and a light brown patina. Some roughness on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Pedigreed to Münzhandlung Basel 3, 4 March 1935, 542
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 24.88 g, 12 h), Rome, December 162 - December 163. IMP CAES M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG P M Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. SALVTI AVGVSTOR TR P XVII / S C / COS III Salus standing left, feeding snake coiled around low altar to left. BMC 1402. Banti 287. Cohen -. RIC 844. A very attractive coin with a light grey-green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.37 g, 1 h), Rome, 162. IMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. CONCORD AVG TR P XVI / COS III Concordia seated left, holding patera; cornucopia below seat. Cohen 36. RIC 37. A sharp, carefully centered and toned example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
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