obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.44 g, 1 h), Rome, 165. M ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. P M TR P XIX IMP III COS III Helmeted Roma seated left on shield, holding palladium in her right hand and scepter in her left. Cohen 481. RIC 138. Beautifully toned and sharp; well struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.83 g, 6 h), Rome, December 166 - December 167. M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. TR P XXI IMP IIII COS III Providentia standing left, holding long scepter with her left hand and pointing with wand held in her right at a globe by her feet. BMC 439. Cohen 881. RIC 170. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 13.12 g, 7 h), Rome, 168-169. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIII Radiate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. SALVTI AVG COS III / S C Salus standing to left, feeding snake coiled around altar and holding long scepter. BMC 1353. Cohen 545. RIC 965. Very rare, with a most attractive natural green glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 23 mm, 9.94 g, 6 h), Rome, 170-171. IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV Radiate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. PRIMI DECEN-NALES COS III S C in five lines; all within wreath. BMC 1407. Cohen 498. RIC 1008. Brown-green patina. Struck on a tight and slightly irregular flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 23.46 g, 6 h), Rome, 171-172. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVI Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. IMP VI COS III / S C Roma seated left on pile of armor. Banti 138. BMC 1420. Cohen 284. RIC 1037. Dark green patina. Some cleaning marks and obverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.31 g, 6 h), Rome, 173. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. IMP VI COS III German captive seated left at foot of a trophy. Cohen 300. RIC 280. Well centered and attractively toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Ex Dr. Naegeli collection and Münzhandlung Basel 1, 1220
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 24.69 g, 7 h), Rome, 173. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. IMP VI COS III / S C / RELIG AVG Mercury standing left on pedestal, holding caduceus and purse, within temple with four herms as columns; within semicircular pediment, the symbols of Mercury, tortoise, cockerel, ram, caduceus, winged helmet, and purse. Banti 257. RIC 1075 var. (bust type). Cohen 535. With an attractive brown patina, and a finely detailed reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. As (Copper, 24 mm, 10.29 g, 12 h), Rome, 174-175. M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. IMP VII COS III / S C The Tiber reclining to left, holding a reed in his left hand, resting his right arm on the prow of boat, and resting his left elbow on a pitcher from which water flows. Cohen 348. RIC 1142. Well centered, with an attractive dark green patina, a good portrait, and a detailed image of the Tiber. Some roughness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 24.64 g, 12 h), Rome, 176-177. M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARM TR P XXXI Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right . Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG VII IMP VIII COS III P P / S C Liberalitas standing facing, head left, holding abacus in right hand and cornucopia. Banti 215. BMC 1610. Cohen 422. RIC 1205. Most attractive dark green-brown patina. Struck on a tight flan and with lightly smoothed fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.00 g, 11 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius, Rome, 161-164. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Faustina II to right. Rev. SALVTI AVGVSTAE / S C Salus seated left, feeding snake rising from an altar to left. Banti 104. Cohen 200. RIC 1668 (Aurelius). Fine dark green patina with some brown highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 30.42 g, 12 h), Rome, 161-164. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Faustina II to right. Rev. SALVTI AVGVSTAE / S C Salus seated left, feeding a snake rising from a round altar to left. Banti 104. Cohen 200. RIC 1668 (Aurelius). Dark golden-brown patina. Some rough areas, especially around the obverse from 2 to 4h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 21.45 g, 10 h), struck under her father, Antoninus Pius, Rome, 147-161. FAVSTINAE AVG PII AVG FIL Diademed and draped bust of Faustina II to right. Rev. PVDICITIA / S C Pudicitia seated left on throne with a back, drawing out veil with her right hand. Banti 95. Cohen 186. RIC 186 (Pius). Dark green-brown patina. Flan crack at 7h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Marcus Aurelius, 139-180. (170.00 g). Lot of 15 coins of Marcus Aurelius: Denarii (8), Sestertii (5) and As (1). Average fine to very fine with the AE's patinated (15).
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.11 g, 11 h), Rome, 161. IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. CONCORD AVGVSTOR TR P / S C / COS II Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius standing facing each other, clasping right hands. Banti 21. Cohen 28. RIC 1284 (M. Aurelius). Dark green patina. Considerable traces of smoothing in the fieldsSome cleaning marks on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.27 g, 12 h), Rome, 164. L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR P IIII IMP II COS II Helmeted Mars standing front, head to right, holding inverted spear in his right hand and resting his left on shield. BMC 282. Cohen 229. RIC 515. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 23.89 g, 5 h), Rome, 167. L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. TR POT VII IMP III COS III / S C Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her extended right hand, and palm frond in her left. Banti 144. BMC 1324. Cohen 209. RIC 1461 (M. Aurelius). With a noble portrait and a brown-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Lucius Verus, 161-169. (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.06 g, 9 h). IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. C L I COR Lion seated right, on thin base. BCD -. Mabbott 885. RPC IV online 10105. Very rare, perhaps the third example known. Rough surfaces. Fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 21.51 g, 5 h), Rome, 164-170. LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F Draped bust of Lucilla to right, her hair tied into a bun at the back. Rev. IVNONI LVCINAE / S C Juno seated left on a backless throne, her feet on a footstool, holding flower in her right hand and an infant in swaddling clothes in her left. Banti 22. BMC 1154. Cohen 37. RIC 1747. Green-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161-169. (Silver, 78.00 g). Lot of 6 coins of Lucius Verus: Denarii (3) and 3 Sestertii (3). Average fine to very fine with the Sestertii attractively patinated (6).
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
ANTONINE DYNASTY. (Silver, 164.00 g). Lot of 18 coins featuring the women of the imperial family in the late second century: Faustina I, Denarii (2), Sestertius (1) and Dupondii/Asses (2); Faustina II, Denarii (4) and Dupondii/Asses (2); Lucilla, Denarii (3) and Sestertius (1); Crispina, Denarii (2) and Dupondius/As. All fine to very fine with a number of attractive pieces and fine patinas (18).
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Commodus, as Caesar, 166-177. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 23.92 g, 12 h), struck under his father, Marcus Aurelius, Rome, 177. IMP L AVREL COMMODVS AVG GERM SARM Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. TR P II COS P P / S C / DE GERMANIS Pile of arms, spoils from the expedition against the German tribes. Banti 34. Cohen 79. RIC 1570 (M. Aurelius). Glossy dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 25.03 g, 6 h), Rome, 181. M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG Laureate bust of Commodus to right. Rev. FEL AVG TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P / S C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre. Cohen 106. BMC 446. RIC 308a. Attractive olive green-grey patina. Flan crack at 6h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 2.66 g, 6 h), Rome, 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Head of Commodus to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. HER-CVL / RO-MAN / AV-GV In three lines divided by upright club; all within wreath. Cohen 190. RIC 251. A well struck piece, nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. As (Copper, 24 mm, 11.45 g, 7 h), Rome, 192. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Head of Commodus to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. HER-CVL / ROM-AN / AV-GV / S- C In four lines divided by upright club; all within wreath. Cohen 193. RIC 644. Green-brown patina with some reddish highlights. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Pedigreed back to 1934
Commodus, 177-192. As (Copper, 26 mm, 11.92 g, 12 h), Rome, 183. M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. TR P VIII IMP V COS IIII PP / S C Virtus standing left, holding Victory and spear. Cohen 856. RIC 360. Fine green-brown patina; sharp and well-struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 20.89 g, 6 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, Rome. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina ro right. Rev. SALVS / S C Salus seated left on throne, feeding out of patera snake rising from altar to left. Banti 14. RIC 672a (Commodus). Deep green patina. Struck on a tight flan and with lightly smoothed fields, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 25 mm, 12.58 g, 11 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, Rome. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina ro right. Rev. VENVS / S C Venus standing facing, head left, holding apple on her extended right hand and raising her veil with her left. Cohen 37. RIC 684. Reddish brown patina. Flan crack at 5h on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Commodus, 177-192. (80.00 g). Lot of 4 Silver and 4 Bronze Coins: Denarii (4), Sestertii (2) and 2 Asses (1 as Caesar and 1 with quadriga reverse). Attractively patinated or toned. About very fine or better (8).
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Pertinax, 193. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.67 g, 12 h), Rome. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Laureate head of Pertinax to right. Rev. OPI DIVIN TR P COS II Ops seated left, holding grain ears. Cohen 33. BMC 19. RIC 8a. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Didius Julianus, 193. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.27 g, 11 h), Rome. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG Laureate head of Didius Julianus to right. Rev. CONCORD MILIT Concordia standing facing, head turned left, holding aquila and signum. BMC 2. Cohen 2. RIC 1. Toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Didius Julianus, 193. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 23.62 g, 12 h), Rome. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AV Laureate head of Didius Julianus to right. Rev. RECTOR ORBIS / S C Didius Julianus standing left, holding globe. BMC 28. Cohen 17. RIC 16. Very rare; attractive brown patina. Some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Pescennius Niger, 193-194. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.28 g, 11 h), Antioch. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVST AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pescennius Niger to right. Rev. IVSTITIA AVG Justitia standing facing, head left, holding scales and cornucopia. Cohen 47. RIC 49. Rare; toned, with a particularly interesting bust of Pescennius Niger. Some cleaning marks in both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.86 g, 12 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 194-195. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. COS II Aesculapius standing front, head to left, leaning right on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 88. Cohen 9. RIC 2. A lovely toned example with sharp details and with an artistic and bold portrait of Albinus. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 194-195. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. MINER PACIF COS II Minerva standing facing, head left, holding olive branch shield and spear. Cohen 48. BMC 96ff. RIC 7. Toned, and with a particularly thoughtful depiction of Albinus. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Clodius Albinus, 195-197. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 24.97 g, 11 h), Rome, 194. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bust of Clodius Albinus with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. MINER PACIF COS II / S C Minerva standing left, holding olive branch in extended right hand and her shield and spear with the left. Banti 19. Cohen 49. RIC 54b. Dark green-brown patina. Some roughness, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Pescennius Niger, Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. (Silver, 41.00 g). Lot of 14 Silver Denarii: Pescennius Niger (1); Septimius Severus (8) and Julia Domna (5). Mostly very fine or better except for the Niger which is about fine with a small chip (14).
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A lot exclussively with Denarii from the Niš Hoard of the early 1930s
Clodius Albinus, Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. (Silver, 72.00 g). Lot of 21 Silver Denarii: Clodius Albinus (1); Septimius Severus (10); and of Julia Domna (10). All toned. Mostly very fine or better (21).
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 160 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 19.51 g, 5 h), Rome, 194. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP III Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VIRT AVG TR P II COS II P P / S C Virtus standing left, holding spear in his left hand and Victory in his right. BMC 511. Cohen 756. Hill 73. RIC 673. Rare; fine light green patina. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 16.52 g, 12 h), Rome, 195. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ADVENTVI AVG FELICISSIMO / S C Septimius on horseback right, raising his right hand and holding the reins in his left; to right, soldier advancing right, holding reins in his right hand and ensign in his left. Cohen 8. RIC 719. An impressive Sestertius with a red-green patina and a powerful and artistic bust of Septimius. Design strengthened by tooling and fields smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.56 g, 12 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 197. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIIII Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Fortuna standing left, holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. BMC 464. Cohen 442. RIC 493. Attractively toned, sharp, well centered and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 8 h), Rome, 198-202. L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. MONETA AVGG Moneta seated left, holding scales and cornucopia. Cohen 342. RIC 135b. Nicely toned, well struck and centered. Uncleaned as found. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.21 g, 6 h), Rome, 210-211. SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Septimius Senerus to right. Rev. VICTORIAE BRIT Victory advancing to right holding wreath and palm. Cohen 727. RIC 332. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.45 g, 5 h), Rome, 210-211. SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Severus to right. Rev. VICTORIAE BRIT Victory seated left on shield, balancing shield set on knee and holding palm. BMC 61. Cohen 731. RIC 335. Well struck and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Divus Septimius Severus, died 211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.83 g, 12 h), struck under his son Caracalla, Rome. DIVO SEVERO PIO Head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, turning its head to left. Cohen 82. RIC 191b (Caracalla). Toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.27 g, 1 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Laodiceia ad Mare, 198-202. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. CERERI FRVGIF Ceres seated left, holding grain ears in her right hand and long torch in her left. BMC 592. Cohen 14. RIC 636. A fine example, toned and well struck, . Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.41 g, 6 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 200-207. IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Donna to right. Rev. SAECVLI FELICITAS Isis, standing right, left foot set on prow, holding the infant Horus at her breast; altar and rudder to left. BMC 75. Cohen 174. RIC 577. Well centered and toned. Uncleaned as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.09 g, 1 h), struck under Caracalla, Rome, 211-217. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. VESTA Vesta, veiled, seated left on backless throne, holding simpulum in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC 31. Cohen 226. RIC 391. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 10 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 27.31 g, 11 h), struck under Caracalla, Rome, 211-215. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Draped bust of Julia Domna to right, wearing stephane. Rev. IVNONEM / S C Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; at feet to left, peacock. Banti 22. BMC 208 (Caracalla). Cohen 90. RIC 585a (Caracalla). With a particularly vigorous portrait and a deep green patina . Rough surfaces and a flan crack, basically as found, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 5.32 g, 1 h), struck under her son, Caracalla, Rome, 216. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Domna on crescent to right. Rev. VENVS GENETRIX Venus seated on throne to left. BMC 22. Cohen 211. RIC 388a. Toned. Uncleaned as found, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Caracalla, Caesar, 196-198. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.36 g, 6 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Laodiceia ad Mare, 196-197. M AVR ANTON CAES PONTIF Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. SECVRITAS PERPETVA Minerva standing left, holding spear and shield. BMC 459. Cohen 566. RIC 330. Toned; bold and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 22.74 g, 1 h), struck during his joint reign with Geta, Rome, 211. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. FORT RED P M TR P XIIII COS III P P / S C Fortuna seated left, holding rudder set on globe in her right hand and cornucopia in her left; under seat, wheel. Banti 16. BMC 29. RIC 479a. With a fine portrait and a lovely light green patina. Minor flan crack and some traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 23.94 g, 1 h), struck during his joint reign with Geta, Rome, 211. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate bust of Caracalla to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. FORT RED P M TR P XIIII COS III P P / S C Fortuna seated left, holding rudder set on globe in her right hand and cornucopia in her left; under seat, wheel. Banti 16. BMC 29. RIC 479a. Fine light green patina; attractive details. Good very fine. Banti 18. Cohen 85. BMC 31. RIC 479b. Dark brown-green and green patina. Some minor marks and traces of old corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.93 g, 7 h), Rome, 212-213. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MONETA AVG Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. Cohen 165. RIC 224. Well struck and toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.37 g, 12 h), Rome, 214. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVII COS IIII P P Apollo seated left on throne, holding branch in his right hand and resting his left arm on lyre set on tripod. BMC 91. Cohen 242. RIC 238a. Well struck, with a fine light golden tone. Uncleaned as found, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Caracalla, 198-217. As (Copper, 24 mm, 11.66 g, 6 h), Rome, 214. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVII IMP III COS III P P Roma seated left on cuirass with her right foot resting on a helmet, holding Victory and inverted spear; to left, German captive kneeling to right. RIC 533. Rare; brown-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
THRACE. Perinthus. Caracalla, 198-217. Hexassarion (Bronze, 35 mm, 23.92 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP CEOYHP ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΠEPINΘIΩN NEΩKOPΩN Apollo and Artemis in biga galloping to right. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. With a particularly attractive and bold portrait of Greek style. Partially uncleaned, traces of corrosion and some edge bangs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
THRACE. Perinthus. Caracalla and Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hexassarion (Bronze, 34 mm, 16.84 g, 7 h), struck under Septimius Severus in honor of the Actian, Pythian and Philadelphian Games. AV K M AV ANTΩNEINOC KAI Π CEΠ ΓETAC KAI Draped busts of Caracalla, laureate on the left facing right, and Geta, bare-headed on the right facing left. Rev. AKTIA ΠYΘIA ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEIA ΠEPINΘIΩN NEΩKOPΩN Agonistic table bearing two palms and two prize crowns with a prize purse between them; below the table, an amphora and five balls. BMC 46. CNG MBS 60, 1216 (same dies?). Schönert-Geiss 639. Rare. Corroded and partially uncleaned, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Plautilla, Augusta, 202-205. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.65 g, 1 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 202. PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE Draped bust of Plautilla to right. Rev. CONCORDIAE AETERNAE Caracalla and Plautilla standing facing each other, clasping right hands. Cohen 10. RIC 361 (Caracalla). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.37 g, 7 h), Rome, 200-205. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS Geta standing left, holding branch and spear; to right, trophy. Cohen 158. RIC 16b. Well struck, clear, and lightly toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Geta, 209-211. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.94 g, 1 h), Rome, 211. P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate and bearded head of Geta to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG V Liberalitas standing facing, her head turned to left, holding abacus in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. BMC 65. Cohen 68. Hill 1281. RIC 88. Toned and attractive. Uncleaned as found. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Geta, 209-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 21.67 g, 12 h), Rome, 211. P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT Laureate bust of Geta to right, with slight drapery over far shoulder. Rev. VICT BRIT TR P III COS II / S C Victory, winged and draped, seated right on cuirass, inscribing shield. Banti 60. BMC 268. Cohen 210. RIC 172b. Rare; with a particularly attractive golden-brown tiber patina and a stylish and elegant portrait of the young emperor. Flan crack and with typically river-damaged surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CORCYRA. Corcyra. Geta, 209-211. Diassarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.00 g, 2 h). AK ΠO CE ΓETAC CE Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right, seen from behind. Rev. KOPKYPAIΩN Ares standing right, his left foot set on rock, holding spear and sword. BMC 699. Very rare. With a sensitive portrait of Geta and a dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A lot exclussively with Denarii from the Niš Hoard of the early 1930s
Caracalla, Geta and Plautilla. (Silver, 57.00 g). Lot of 24 Severan Silver Denarii: Caracalla (15), Plautilla (3) and of Geta (6). All toned and attractive. Mostly very fine or better (24).
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Clodius Albinus, Septimius Severus, Julia Domna, Caracalla and Geta. (Bronze, 193.00 g). Lot of 10 Bronzes of the Severan Period: Clodius Albinus, Sestertius; Septimius Severus (3), Sestertius, Dupondius and As; Julia Domna, 2 Sestertii; Caracalla (3), Sestertius and Asses (2); Geta, Dupondius/As. Average very fine, all patinated (10).
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Macrinus, 217-218. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.50 g, 10 h), Rome, 217. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. FIDES MILITVM Fides standing facing, head right, with foot set on helmet, and holding a standard in each hand. Cohen 23a. RIC 66. Well struck and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Macrinus, 217-218. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 21.37 g, 12 h), Rome, 217. IMP CAES M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P / S C Fides standing facing, head right, with foot set on helmet, holding standard in each hand. Banti 28. BMC 121 note. RIC 141. Deep reddish brown patina with green highlights. Some traces of smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
PHOENICIA. Berytus. Diadumenian Caesar, 217-218. Sestertius (Bronze, 29 mm, 21.00 g, 10 h), struck under Macrinus. M OP DIADVMENIANVS CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG FEL BER Tetrastyle temple of Astarte; including figures in the temple, in the pediment, on the roof and on either side of the steps. BMC 169 this obverse die. With an impressive portrait, a busy reverse scene and an attractive brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Interesting lot with an old pedigree
Macrinus and Diadumenian. (44.00 g). Lot of 3 Bronzes of Macrinus and Diadumenian: Macrinus, Sestertius and As; Diadumenian, Dupondius/As. About very fine and patinated (3).
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Antoninianus (Silver, 24 mm, 6.41 g, 4 h), Rome, 219-220. IMP ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. P M TR P II COS II P P Providentia standing left leaning on short column. BMC 99. Cohen 145. RIC 22. An unusually heavy example, attractively toned. Minor metal faults, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.59 g, 11 h), Rome, 221. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. P M TR P IIII COS III P P Elagabalus standing left, holding club in his left hand, and sacrificing from patera held in his right over lighted altar to left; in field to left, star; in field to right, remains of an erased star. Cohen 196 var. (bust type). RIC 46 var. (bust type). Rare; toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Elagabalus, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 2.98 g, 4 h), Rome, 220-222. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVG Victory advancing left between two shields, holding open wreath with both hands; in field to left, star. BMC 239. Cohen 300. RIC 161. Toned. Some uncleaned deposits and with a weakly struck reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Julia Paula, Augusta, 219-220. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.52 g, 7 h), wife of Elagabalus, Rome, 219-220. IVLIA PAVLA AVG Draped bust of Julia Paula to right, her hair in three waves and bound up in a queue at the back. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left on throne, holding a patera in her right hand; in field to left, star. BMC 172. Cohen 6. RIC 211 (Elagabalus). Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Julia Soaemias, Augusta, 218-222. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.80 g, 6 h), mother of Elagabalus, Rome. IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Soaemias to right. Rev. IVNO REGINA Juno, veiled, standing right. BMC 40. Cohen 3. RIC 237 (Elagabalus). Toned, and with an elegant and refined portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.03 g, 1 h), grandmother of Elagabalus, Rome, 218-220. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right. Rev. IVNO Juno, veiled, standing front, head to left, holding patera in her right hand and long scepter with her left. BMC 68. Cohen 16. RIC 254. Toned, and with a particularly realistic portrait,. Some flan faults (possibly a restruck brockage?) on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.91 g, 1 h), grandmother of Elagabalus, Rome, 218-220. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right. Rev. IVNO Juno, veiled, standing front, head to left. BMC 68. Cohen 16. RIC 254 (Elagabalus). A sharp and toned denarius with a fine portrait of Maesa. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.59 g, 12 h), grandmother of Elagabalus, Rome, 218-220. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped bust of Julia Maesa to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Pietas, veiled, standing front, head to left. BMC 73. Cohen 29. RIC 263. Toned. Partially uncleaned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Julia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5. Antoninianus (Silver, 22 mm, 5.12 g, 5 h), grandmother of Elagabalus, Rome, 218-220. IVLIA MAESA AVG Draped, diademed bust of Julia Maesa to right, set on crescent. Rev. PIETAS AVG Pietas, veiled, standing front, head to left, sacrificing with her right hand over altar at her feet and holding open incense-box in her left hand. BMC 70 (Elagabalus). Cohen 30. RIC 264 (Elagabalus). Toned and with a fine portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 152 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
SEVERAN DYNASTY. (Silver, 69.00 g). Lot of 21 Severan Silver Coins: Caracalla, Antoninianus and Denarius; Geta, Denarii (2); Macrinus, Denarii (3); Diadumenian, Denarius; Elagabalus, Antoninianus and 9 Denarii (including quadriga with conical stone of Emesa); Julia Maesa, Antoninianus and Denarius; Julia Soaemias, Denarius. All toned. About very fine to extremely fine (21).
Hammer Price: 1260 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.33 g, 6 h), Antioch on the Orontes, 222-223. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left on throne with a back, holding patera and cornucopia. Cohen 38. RIC 275. Fine dark toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 15 CHF
Once in the Waldeck Collection, ex Münzhandlung Basel 3, 1935
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 25 mm, 12.32 g, 12 h), Rome, 229. IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Radiate bust of Severus Alexander to right, with slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev. PM TR P VIII COS III P P Alexander Severus, holding eagle tipped sceptre, in quadriga walking right. RIC. Attractive olive grey patina. Some minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.08 g, 6 h), Rome, 230. IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P VIIII COS III P P Sol standing facing, head turned to left, raising hand and holding whip. BMC 623. Cohen 388. RIC 101. Perfectly centered and toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.16 g, 12 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing front, head to left, holding two grain ears in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; on ground to left, modius. BMC 875. Cohen 501 var. RIC 250. Toned and struck on a broad flan. Partially uncleaned as found, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 16.17 g, 12 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. MARS VLTOR / S C Mars Ultor striding right, holding spear and shield. Banti 49. BMC 846-847. Cohen 103 var. RIC 635. Deep green patina. Cleaning marks on both sides, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Severus Alexander, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 24.62 g, 1 h), Rome, 231-235. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right, with drapery on far shoulder. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / S C Spes walking left, holding flower and raising hem of her skirt. Cohen 547. RIC 648. Attractive brown patina with light green highlights. Flan crack on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Orbiana, Augusta, 225-227. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.64 g, 6 h), wife of Severus Alexander, Rome, 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVGG Diademed and draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and double cornucopia with her left. BMC 287-9 (Severus Alexander). Cohen 1. RIC 319 (Severus Alexander). Toned, well struck and with an attractive portrait . Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Orbiana, Augusta, 225-227. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 16.44 g, 11 h), wife of Severus Alexander, Rome, 225. SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG Draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGVSTORVM / S C Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. BMC 293. Cohen 4. RIC 655. Attractive brown- green patina. Some roughness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.02 g, 11 h), mother of Severus Alexander, Rome, 226. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. VESTA Vesta standing left, holding palladium in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC 381-387. Cohen 81. RIC 360. Toned. Uncleaned as found, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.47 g, 7 h), mother of Severus Alexander, Rome, 232. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FECVND AVGVSTAE Fecunditas standing left. BMC 917-919. Cohen 5. RIC 331. Sharp and attractive. Uncleaned as found. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 22.48 g, 1 h), mother of Severus Alexander, Rome, 228. IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA / S C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her right hand and leaning on column. BMC 487. Cohen 21. RIC 676 (Severus Alexander). Pleasant green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
SEVERAN DYNASTY. (Silver, 77.00 g). Lot of 25 Later Severan Silver Denarii: Elagabalus (3); Julia Maesa (6); Julia Paula; Severus Alexander (10); Julia Mamaea (2); Maximinus I (3). Mostly very fine or better and toned (25).
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.46 g, 6 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing facing, her head to left, holding olive branch in her right hand and transverse scepter in her left. BMC 144. Cohen 37. RIC 19. Toned and sharp, and with a powerful portrait of Maximinus. Partially uncleaned as found. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.73 g, 12 h), Rome, 236-237. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia standing left, holding wand with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left; at her feet to left, globe. BMC 170. Cohen 75. RIC 20. Sharply struck and toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Maximinus I, 235-238. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.32 g, 6 h), Rome, 236-238. IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right, seen from behind. Rev. VICTORIA GERM Victory standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left; at her feet to left, captive German. BMC 186. Cohen 107. RIC 23. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Maximus, Caesar, 235/6-238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 21.80 g, 1 h), Rome, 235-236. C IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG / S C Lituus, knife, patera, jug, simpulum and sprinkler. BMC 119. Cohen 5. RIC 6. Attractive brown patina. Fields lightly cleaned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SEVERAN DYNASTY. (Orichalcum, 344.00 g). Lot of 17 Bronzes of the Second Quarter of the 3rd Century, all Sestertii unless otherwise mentioned: Elagabalus; Julia Maesa; Severus Alexander (5); Julia Mamaea (3) and 1 Dupondius/As; Maximinus I (2); Diva Paulina; Maximus Caesar; Balbinus; Pupienus. Average about very fine and better with various patinas, some with cleaning marks (17).
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Severus Alexander, Julia Mamaea, Orbiana, Maximus and Balbinus. (Silver, 42.00 g). Lot of 14 3rd Century Silver Denarii: Severus Alexander (9); Julia Mamaea (2); Orbiana; Maximus Caesar; and Balbinus. Very fine or better, most toned (14).
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Gordian I, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 21.44 g, 11 h), Rome, 1-22 April 238. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian I to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVGG / S C Providentia standing facing, head to left, leaning on low column to right and holding a wand in her right hand and a cornucopiae with her left; to left, at her feet, globe. BMC 5. Cohen 6. RIC 9. Very rare; green brown surfaces. Some smoothing and with a flan split at 9h on the obverse, still filled with corrosion products at 9h, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Gordian II, 238. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 31 mm, 18.80 g, 12 h), Rome, April 238. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian II to right. Rev. ROMAE AETERNAE / S C Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory in her right hand and long scepter in her left. BMC 23. Cohen 9. RIC 5. Very rare; green brown surfaces. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Gordian III, Philip I, Otacilia Severa and Philip II. (Silver, 57.00 g). Lot of 13 Silver coins of Gordian III and Philip, all antoniniani unless otherwise noted: Gordian III (4) and a Denarius; Philip I (6, one with Wolf and Twins reverse); Otacilia Severa; Philip II. Very fine to extremely fine, toned (13).
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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