obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Lot 496
PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Time of Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.02 g, 12 h), struck under magistrate Po. Ailios Dionysios Sabinianos, c. 139-147. ΛΑΟΔΙΚEΩΝ Draped bust of youthful Dionysus to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΙΛ ΔΙΟΝYCΙΟC Ivy wreathed mask of Silenus to right, set upon cista mystica entwined by serpent; to left, pedum over which hangs pair of cymbals. BMC 96. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 2114. SNG Copenhagen 532. Interesting type. Edge flaw, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 497
PHRYGIA. Midaeum. Domitian, 81-96. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.48 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ Radiate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΜΙΔ-ΑΕΩΝ Apollo standing facing, head right, holding laurel branch in right hand, kithara in left. Extremely rare and possibly unique. Unpublished. Dark green patina. Minor roughness and light deposits. Very fine.
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Rare assarion from Palaeobeudos
Lot 498
PHRYGIA. Palaeobeudos. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.93 g, 12 h). ΑΥ ΚΑΙ [ΤΡΑ] ΑΔΡΙΑΝ[ΟC] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΠΑΛΑΙΟ-ΒΕΥΔΗΝΩΝ Mên standing facing, head to left, wearing short chiton and cloak, with crescent behind shoulders, holding pine-cone in his right hand, resting with left on spear. BMC 2. RPC 2621. Von Aulock, Phrygiens I 851-3. Brown and tan patina; portrait of fine style. Very fine.
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Lot 499
PHRYGIA. Peltae. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.24 g, 6 h). ΜΑΚ-EΔ Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΠE-ΛΤΗ-ΝΩ-Ν Stag standing right. BMC 16. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 2148. SNG Copenhagen 638. Leypold II 1705. SNG Munich 427. SNG Turkey 7.1, 462. SNG von Aulock 3911 and 8433. Waddington 6377, pl. XVII, 26. Dark greenish-brown patina with light earthen deposits. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 500
PHRYGIA. Sebaste. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.87 g, 2 h). ΑΥΤΟ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΥΙΟΣ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝΩΝ ΤΕΚΤΟΣΑΓΩΝ Bundle of three grain ears. BMC 2. RPC III 1623. SNG von Aulock 6134. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 501
PHRYGIA. Prymnessus. Nero, 54-68. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 4.85 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Ti Ioulios Proklos. NEPΩNA KAIΣAPA ΠPYMNHΣΣEIΣ Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΤΙ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥ ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and two grain ears. RPC I 3207. SNG von Aulock 2308. Von Aulock, Phrygiens II 1022-31. Dark green patina. Flan crack, light porosity, scratches, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 502
PHRYGIA. Sebaste. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 1.74 g, 7 h). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy and fruits; before, thyrsos. Rev. CEBACT-HNΩN Athena standing facing, head left, resting right hand on grounded shield, holding spear in left. BMC 6. RPC 2600. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Dark green patina; unusually fine details for type. Minor roughness and flan fault on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 503
PHRYGIA. Tiberiopolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.00 g, 12 h). IEPA CYN-KΛHTOC draped bust of the Senate right. Rev. TI[BE]PIOΠO-ΛEITΩN Apollo standing facing, head left, holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left. RPC III 2512. SNG von Aulock 4023 = Von Aulock, Phrygiens II 1166 (same obverse die). Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 504
PHRYGIA. Trajanopolis. Time of Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.86 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Herakles to right, lion's skin tied at neck. Rev. ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΠ-ΟΛΙΤΩΝ Nike advancing right, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left. BMC 14. RPC 2480. SNG Tübingen 4206. SNG von Aulock 8458. Weber 7202. Green patina. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 505
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Antonine Period, 138-192. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.58 g, 6 h). ANTIOCHA (sic) Draped bust of Mên to right, wearing Phrygian cap, with a crescent on his shoulders. Rev. COL ANTIO-H (sic) Rooster striding to right. Krzyżanowska -. RPC IV Online temp. 10677. SNG BN -. Olive green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 506
PISIDIA. Antioch. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 32 mm, 24.32 g, 11 h). IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ANTIOCH CO-L CAES / S R Emperor, as founder, togate, plowing with two yoked oxen to right. Krzyzanowska dies XXVII/46. SNG BN -. Earthen-green patina. Corrosion on drapery. About very fine.
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Lot 507
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Claudius II, 268-270. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.48 g, 7 h). (IMP) CAES CLAVDIV Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right. Rev. ANTIOCHI COLON Vexillum between two signa. SNG BN 1336. Dark green patina. Flan cracks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 508
PISIDIA. Malus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 1st century. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.38 g, 8 h). Laureate male head (Herakles?) to right. Rev. ΜΑΛΗ/ΝωΝ Club to right. Imhoof-Blumer, Kl.M. p. 385, 1. RPC Von Aulock, Pisidiens I 1056-1058 (same dies). Extremely rare and virtually unattainable - Von Aulock records just three examples, all of which are in museum collections Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 509
PISIDIA. Pappa Tiberia. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.69 g, 6 h). AYΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤUΝΙΝOϹ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΤΙΒEΡΙE[ΩΝ Π]ΑΠΠΗΝΩΝ Mên standing right, resting right foot on bucranium, crescent at his shoulders, holding long scepter in right hand and pine-cone left. Well struck for the issue. Very fine.
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Lot 510
PISIDIA. Termessus Major. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.45 g, 12 h). T-EPMH-C-CEΩN Bare-headed and draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus at shoulder. Rev. TΩN [M]EI-ZONΩN Athena standing left, holding branch in right hand, spear in left; shield to right. SNG BN 2176. SNG von Aulock 5350. Tannish-brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 511
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.23 g, 1 h). IM LI P LIC GALLIENVS P F A Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ICONI-EN COLO / S-R Herakles standing facing, head left, resting right hand on grounded club and holding lion's skin. SNG BN 2302-3. SNG Copenhagen 8. SNG von Aulock 5395. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 405. An attractive coin; dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 512
CILICIA. Aegeae. Diadumenian, Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 29 mm, 14.33 g, 12 h), year ΔΞC = 264 = 217/8. M OΠE ANTΩNEINOC KECAP Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. MAKPEINOV Π M EYΓ Π Θ AIΓEΩN ΔΞC Goat standing right, with torches attached to its horns; to right, branch. SNG Paris 2353 (this obverse die). Slightly rough and with some deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 513
CILICIA. Flaviopolis-Flavias. Domitian, 81-96. Diassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 14.18 g, 12 h), regnal year ZI (17) = 89-90. ΔΟΜEΤΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right; helmeted and draped bust of Athena within square countermark punched on the right field. Rev. ΦΛΑYΙΟ-ΠΟΛEΙ-ΤΩΝ EΤΟYC ZΙ Draped busts of the Dioskouroi facing one another, wearing laureate piloi surmounted by star. BMC 1. RPC II 1757. SNG BN 2171-2. SNG Levante 1529. SNG von Aulock 5556. For c/m: Howgego 190. A fine example, well centred with clear portraits. Good very fine.
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Lot 514
CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Commodus, 180-192. (Bronze, 33 mm, 16.58 g, 5 h). Ι-EΡΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ ΚΑCΤΑΒΑΛEΩΝ Draped bust of youthful Dionysus, wearing ivy wreath, holding thyrsus over his far shoulder; bunch of grapes to right. Rev. ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΚOΜOΔΟC EYΤ-YΧ Commodus in military dress standing facing, head to left, holding Nike and long scepter. RPC IV online 6184. SNG von Aulock 5575. With a fine green patina; particularly rare, especially without the usual countermarks. Very fine.
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Lot 515
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Domitian, 81-96. Assarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.37 g, 12 h), year BM (42) = 92-93. AYTOKPATΩP KAICAP ΔOMITIANOC Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IPHNOΠOΛEITΩN ETΟ BM Hygieia standing facing, head turned to right, holding branch and a patera from which she feeds a serpent; star on the upper left field. RPC 1764. SNG France 2248. SNG Levante 1600. A handsome portrait of Domitian. Bold and attractive with natural encrustations. Very fine.
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Lot 516
CILICIA. Mopsouestia-Mopsos. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.02 g, 12 h), year 113 (ΓΙΡ) = 45/6. Laureate head of Zeus to right; before, eagle standing right, head left. Rev. ΚΛΑΥΔΙ[ΟC] ΚΑΙCΑΡ ΜΟΨΕΑ/ΤΩΝ ΓΙΡ Claudius, togate, standing left, holding Nike in outstretched right hand; in lower right field, two monograms. BMC 10. RPC I 4054. SNG Levante 1322. Rare - only eight specimens noted in the RPC, and this is comparable to the finest of those.. Very fine.
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Lot 517
CILICIA. Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. (Bronze, 30 mm, 14.65 g, 6 h). ΑΥ [Κ Γ]ΑΙ ΟΥΑ[Ι ΤΡΕΒΟ ΓΑΛΛΟC] Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. CΕΛΕΥ[ΚΕΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΤΩ ΚΑΛΥΚΑΔNΩ] Confronted, draped busts of Apollo, laureate, and Artemis-Fortuna, wearing kalathos; palm frond between, cornucopia to right. RPC IX Online 1318. SNG BN 1050. SNG Aulock 5848-9. Green and tan patina. Tight flan, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 518
GALATIA. Ancyra. Caracalla, 198-217. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.15 g, 1 h). ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. Rev: MHTΡΟΠΟΛEΩC ANKVΡ / ACKΛH/ΠEIA CΩ/T(HΡ)EIA / ICOΠY/ΘIA Temple with inscription. Arslan B86. BMC 28. SNG BN 2514. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 519
GALATIA. Ancyra. Caracalla, 198-217. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h). ANTΩ-ΝΙΝΟC Α(ΥΓ) Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. M-H-T-P / ANKYP/AC Aquila between two legionary standards. Cf. Arslan B 83. Cf. SNG von Aulock 6178. Nicely centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 520
GALATIA. Pessinus. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.18 g, 7 h). ΑΥ ΚΑ ΑΔΡ ΑΝ-ΤΩ EΥСE Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΓAΛ TO Π-ECCIN The river-god Gallos reclining left, holding reed in his right hand and leaning left on urn from which water flows. BMC 9. Devreker 27-28. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 5695. SNG BN 2579. SNG von Aulock 6211. Attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 521
GALATIA. Pessinus. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Diassarion (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.34 g, 2 h). IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CЄBA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΠЄCCINOYNTIΩN Demeter standing facing, head turned to left, holding two grain-ears and long scepter. SNG France 2617 cor. (same dies). Same dies as Obolos 11, 452. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 522
GALATIA. Koinon of Galatia. Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.75 g, 1 h), Tavium (?); struck under the magistrate T. Helvius Basila, c. 14-15 or 35-37 (?). TIBEPIOC KAICAP Bare head of Tiberius to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΒΑCΙΛΑ ΠΡECEΥΤΟΥ Laureate head of Zeus to right. RPC 3551, otherwise unpublished. Extremely rare - the third known and arguably finest example.Green patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 523
GALATIA. Koinon of Galatia. Nero, with Poppaea, 54-68. (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 11.54 g, 12 h), c. 62-65. ΝΕΡΩΝΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΣ Draped bust of Poppaea to right. RPC 3562. SNG von Aulock 6117-8. Dark green patina. Rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 524
GALATIA. Koinon of Galatia. Galba, 68-69. (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.25 g, 1 h), Tavium (?). [ΓΑΛΒΑ]C ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤωΡ ΚΑ[ΙCΑΡ CEΒΑCΤΟC] Bare head of Galba to right; c/m: owl standing right, head facing, within circular incuse. Rev. [CE]ΡΟΥΙΟ[C Γ]ΑΛΒ[ΑC CEΒΑCΤΟC] Mên standing left, wearing chiton, cloak and oriental tiara, crescent on shoulder, holding patera in his extended right hand and apple in his left. Arslan, Ancyra 10. Imhoof-Blumer, KM p. 495, 1. RPC 3565. For countermark: Howgego 348. Dark green patina. With a splendid portrait of Galba and an attractive countermark. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 525
GALATIA. Koinon of Galatia. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.25 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate T. Pomponius Bassus. AYT NEP TRAIAN-ΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠI ΒΑΣΣΟΥ Mên standing left, wearing chiton, cloak and oriental tiara, crescent on shoulder, holding patera in his extended right hand and apple in his left. RPC III 2897. SNG BN 2416 = Stumpf pl. XVI, 1 = Waddington 6600 (same dies). Green patina. Light deposits, pit on obverse edge at 7 h, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 526
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Time of Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.19 g, 11 h), regnal year 14 (ΔΙ) = 111/2. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. Rev. ЄΤ Pyramid. RPC III 3141. Sydenham 250. Attractive dark green patina. Die-break on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 527
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Time of Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 2.60 g, 12 h), struck under the legate M. Iunius Homullus, regnal year 16 = 113/4. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right. Rev. [Ε]ΠΙ / [Ο]ΜΟ-ΥΛΟΥ / ΕΤ Ις Pyramid. RPC III 3144. Sydenham 238. Green and brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 528
CAPPADOCIA. Caesarea-Eusebia. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.06 g, 6 h), regnal year 1 = 222. AY K M AYPH CЄOY AΛEΞANΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. (MH)TPOΠ KAICAPI / ET A Agalma of Mt. Argeus surmounted by star and set on altar. Henseler 1126-30 (this combination of legend is not recorded in the collection). RPC VI Online 6736. Sydenham -. An expressive portrait; dark brown patina and good strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 529
CAPPADOCIA. Tyana. Trajan, 98-117. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.96 g, 12 h), year 1 = 98. ΑΥΤ ΝΕΡΟΥ ΤΡΑ-ΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙC ΓΕΡ Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. ΤΥΑΝΕΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΒΑϹϹΟΥ ΠΡΕϹΒΕΥ / ET - A Tyche seated left, holding grain ears in her right hand, her left resting on seat; below, river god left. Henseler 1506. RPC III 2947. SNG Leypold 2820. Mottled tan and dark brown patin; unusually nice for type. Very fine.
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Lot 530
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. As (Bronze, 26 mm, 15.36 g, 1 h), circa 5-12. IMP AVGVST TR POT Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. Large S C within wreath of eight elements tied below. McAlee 206. RPC 4264. A powerful portrait of Augustus. Very fine.
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Lot 531
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.83 g, 1 h), Regnal year Z (7) and Caesarian year ΘP (190) = 60/1. NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. Z ΘP Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with wings spread; palm frond to left. BMC 190. Prieur 81. RPC 4181.
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Lot 532
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.42 g, 12 h), years 111 and 9 = 62/63. [NEPΩN KAIΣAP Σ-E]BA[ΣTOΣ] Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ETOYΣ AIP Θ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; pellet and palm frond to right. McAlee 261. Prieur 85. RPC 4185. Well centered. Light porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 533
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.64 g, 10 h), Caesarian year PIB (112) and regnal year I (10) = 63/64. NEPΩN KAIΣAP Σ-EBAΣTOΣ Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis; dot below truncation. Rev. ETOYΣ BIP I Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; pellet and palm frond to right. McAlee 264. Prieur 90. RPC 4190. Rough area on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 534
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Galba, 68-69. As (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 15.90 g, 12 h). IM SER SVL GAL CAE Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. Large S•C in a laurel wreath with ties below. McAlee 312. RPC 4314. With an excellent portrait of Galba. Brownish-green surfaces. Good very fine.
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Lot 535
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Semis (Orichalcum, 20.5 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Rome mint, for use in Syria, circa 74. T• CAES• IMP• TR• POT• Laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. ANTI-OCHIA Turreted, veiled and draped bust of the Tyche of Antioch, to right. BMC 238. McAlee 80. RPC II 1997. Well struck with a thick layer of natural earthen highlights; elegant coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 536
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan, 98-117. Semis (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.58 g, 5 h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝEΡ ΤΡΑΙΑ-ΝΟС СEΒ ΓEΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β Winged caduceus. McAlee 502. RPC 3657. Brown patina. Surfaces slightly rought, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 537
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.40 g, 7 h). [AYTOKP] KAIC TRAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. S · C, Γ below; all within laurel wreath. McAlee 538c. RPC 3722. SNG Fitzwilliam 5889. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Very fine.
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Lot 538
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Laodicea ad Mare. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 13.36 g, 12 h), struck c. 209-211. •ΑΥΤ•ΚΑΙ• •CΕΟΥΗΡΟC• •CΕ• Laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ• ΕΞ• ΥΠΑΤΟC •TO•Γ• Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left with a wreath in his beak; between legs, eight-rayed star. Prieur 1163. SNG Copenhagen 360. Lightly toned and well centered with an elegant portrait. Rare. About extremely fine.
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Lot 539
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. 8 Assaria (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 19.72 g, 12 h). AYTOK K M IOY ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left. Rev. ANTIOXEΩN MHTPO KOΛON Turreted, draped and veiled bust of Tyche of Antioch to right; above, ram leaping right, head turned to left; below, star; across field, Δ - E and S - C . Butcher, CCOA pl. 20, 21. McAlee 993c. Very rare. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Best example known
Lot 540
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Laodicea ad Mare. Time of Antoninus Pius, 138-161. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.11 g, 1 h). ΙΟΥΛΛΙEΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΛΑΟΔΙΚEΩΝ Draped bust of Artemis to right, with quiver over her right shoulder. Rev. Boar standing to right; above ΠA monogram. Unpublished in the standard references. Cf. RPC I S3 4443A, RPC III 3802 and RPC IV.3 Online 9812 (all with this obverse die, but with a differing monogram on the reverse). Possibly the best example known of this interesting series. With reddish surfaces. Reverse slightly mistruck, otherwise, good very fine.
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RPC IV Plate Coin
Lot 541
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Antonius Pius, 138-161. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 12.99 g, 11 h). ΑYΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CEΒ EYCEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΔΑΜΑCΚΗΝΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛEΩC Turreted and draped bust of Tyche of Damascus to left, with small cornucopia at her right. BMC 10. De Saulcy 38, no. 2. Rosenberger 17. RPC IV Online 6285 (this coin). Amongst the best known examples. Rare with natural earthen highlights (as compared to the unnatural ones stuck on with glue so often seen today). About very fine.
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Lot 542
SYRIA, Decapolis. Gerasa. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 30 mm, 20.33 g, 12 h). [ΑVΤ] ΚΑΙC Μ[Α] ΑVΡ ΑΝΤωΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. [ΑΡΤΕΜΙC] ΤVΧΗ ΓΕΡ Artemis-Tyche advancing right, with right hand drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder and holding bow in left; to right, hound running right alongside her. RPC IV Onine temp. 6591. SNG ANS 1345. Spijkerman 8. Attractive brown patina with orange-earthen highlights. Nearly very fine.
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Extremely Rare Coin from the Decapolis
Lot 543
SYRIA, Decapolis. Philadelphia. Titus, 79-81. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 13 mm, 3.34 g, 12 h), dated ΓΜΡ (143) = 80/1. ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right. Rev. L ΓΜΡ (date) within border of dots; the whole within laurel wreath. Rosenberger 12. RPC II 2111. Sofaer 5. Sp. Decapolis (Philadelphia) 2. Extremely rare, with only four specimens cited by RPC out of which only a single example appeared since the early 2000s. A fantastic example. Very fine.
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Lot 544
SYRIA, Decapolis. Philadelphia. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.02 g, 11 h), dated ΓΜΡ (143) = 80/1. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate head of Domitian right; head of Herakles to right within circular incuse countermark punched on Domitian's neck. Rev. ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ L ΓΜΡ Veiled bust of Tyche to right, wearing mural crown; palm frond behind her neck. Rosenberger 9. RPC II 2107. Sofaer 13. Spijkerman 10. For c/m: Howgego 17. Fine portrait of Domitian; relatively scarce type. A few earthen highlights, otherwise, very fine.
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Magnificent Portrait of Augustus in Bronze
Lot 545
PHOENICIA. Berytus. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.81 g, 2 h). CAESAR Laureate head of Augustus to left. Rev. Dolphin and trident within wreath tied below. AMC 1481. BMC 47-8. Rouvier 487. RPC 4537. An impressive portrait of Augustus. Sharply struck with natural earthen highlights. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 546
Phoenicia. Berytus. Elagabalus, 218-222. Diassarion (Bronze, 24.5 mm, 14.03 g, 11 h). IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG FEL / BER Tetrastyle gateway with central arch and four columns; above, Atargatis riding lion right; below, statue of Marsyas to right, holding wine-skin over his left shoulder. BMC 192. Rouvier 572. An attractive example with lovely brown patina . Very fine.
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Lot 547
SYRIA, Judaea. Gaba. Domitian, 69-81. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.13 g, 12 h), dated, year ΡΛϚ (136) = 77/8. ΑΥΤ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΓΑΒΗΝWΝ ΡΛϚ Mên wearing tunic, standing facing, looking to left, holding a long sceptre in his right hand; crescent in upper right field. BMC 1. Kindler 6. Rosenberger 4. RPC II 2233. Sofaer 12. Rare and amongst the finest known. Very fine.
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Lot 548
JUDAEA. Sepphoris (Diocaesaraea). Trajan, 98-117. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.02 g, 1 h). ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ-ΤΩΡ ΕΔΩΚΕΝ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΣΕΠΦΩ-ΡΗΝΩΝ Filleted caduceus. BMC 12-16. Rosenberger 5. RPC III 3938. SNG ANS 1092-3. Sofaer 3. A well centred and pleasing example; green patina overlaid with earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 549
JUDAEA, Herodians. Agrippa I, 37-43 CE. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.56 g, 12 h), Tiberias, year 5 of Agrippa I = 40-41 CE. [BAΣIΛΕYΣ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΑ] Diademed head of Agrippa I to right. Rev. [BAΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΣ] The wife of Agrippa, Cypros, standing facing, veiled, holding wreath in right hand and long scepter in left; [L] E (date) to left. Hendin 1242. RPC 4978. Sofaer 151. TJC 118. Extremely rare with just a small handful of examples known. Dark brown patina. Nearly fine.
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Lot 550
MESOPOTAMIA. Carrhae. Septimius Severus, with Caracalla and Geta, Caesar, 193-211. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.98 g, 12 h), 198-211. [...C]EΠ CΕΟ-Υ[...] Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right facing laureate and draped bust of Caracalla to left. Rev. [...]APK[...]OY Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right; before, crescent resting on filleted globe. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. Olive-green patina with earthen deposits; nice for the issue. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 551
MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.97 g, 6 h). [IMP CAES M] AVR ANTONINVS P F AVG Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. [COL AVR] MET AN-TONINIAN[A] Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche to right. SNG Hunterian 2490-1. SNG Righetti 2568. Earthen patina. About very fine.
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Lot 552
MESOPOTAMIA. Rhasaena. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.33 g, 12 h). Illegible inscription Radiate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. [L]EG - II[I] Vexillum inscribed A. Cf. Castelin 1-12. Earthen patina. Very fine.
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Lot 553
MESOPOTAMIA. Singara. Gordian III, with Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 34 mm, 21.85 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟΝ CΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΝΑ CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, facing diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to left. Rev. ΑΥΡ CEΠ ΚΟΛ CΙΝΓΑΡΑ Tyche, turreted, veiled and draped, seated left on rocks, holding branch in right hand; before her at feet, river god swimming left; above her head, centaur left. BMC 8-13. SNG Copenhagen 257. In unusually fine condition for the type, with a nice dark green patina and excellent centering. Good very fine.
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Lot 554
EGYPT. Alexandria. Claudius, with Messalina, 41-54. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23 mm, 13.31 g, 12 h), Year 3 (Γ) = 42-43. TI KΛAYΔI KAIΣ ΣEBA ΓEPMANI AYTOKP / LΓ Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. MEΣΣAΛ-INA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ Messalina standing left, leaning on column, holding two children in outstretched right hand, grain ears in left. Dattari (Savio) 124. K&G 12.23. Köln 76. RPC I 5132. Nicely toned and attractive. Very fine.
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Lot 555
EGYPT. Alexandria. Nero & Octavia, 54-62. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24.5 mm, 13.25 g, 12 h), regnal year Γ (3) = 56-7. [NEPΩ] KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AYTO Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. OKTAOYIA ΣEBAΣTOY / L Γ Draped bust of Octavia to right. Dattari (Savio) 190. K&G 14.7. Köln 122-4. RPC I 5202. Light toning and good centering. Very fine.
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Lot 556
Anonymous, Circa 240 BC. Semis (Bronze, 52 mm, 125.70 g, 4 h), Rome. Head of Minerva to left, wearing crested Corinthian helment; below, S. Rev. Female head to left; behind, sickle; below, S. Crawford 25/5. HN III 301. ICC 49. Dark green and brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 557
Rome. Anonymous, Circa 230 BC. Dilitron (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.06 g, 6 h). Head of youthful Hercules to right, wearing lion's skin headdress; along neck truncation, club. Rev. ROMA Pegasus with curved wing flying to right; above, club. Crawford 27/3. HN III 316. Sydenham 23a. Brown patina. Scattered light pitting, some chipping of patina along edges. Very fine.
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Lot 558
Anonymous, Circa 217-215 BC. Semuncia (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.51 g, 2 h), Rome. Draped bust of Cybele (?) to right, wearing mural crown. Rev. ROMA Rider, holding whip, on horse galloping to right. Crawford 39/5. Sydenham 97. Dark green patina. Scratch on obverse, pit on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 559
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.78 g, 3 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX P[OM FOSTLVS] / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1. Crawford 235/1a. Sydenham 461. Lightly toned. Fresh scratch on obverse, flan flaw on reverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 560
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1a. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. Attractive old collection toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 561
Publius Calpurnius, 133 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.76 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. P · CALP / ROMA Venus, holding reins in right hand and whip in left, driving galloping biga right; above, Victory flying left, crowning Venus with wreath. Crawford 247/1; Sydenham 468; Calpurnia 2. Babelon (Calpurnia) 2. Crawford 247/1. Sydenham 468. Lightly toned and nicely centered. Good fine.
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Lot 562
Q. Fabius Labeo, 124 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 10 h), Rome. LABEO ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; below low chin denomination mark. Rev. Q · FABI Jupiter, raising thunderbolt in right hand and holding scepter in left, driving galloping quadriga to right; below horses' hooves, prow left. Babelon (Fabia) 1. Crawford 273/1. Sydenham 532. Wonderful old cabinet tone, good centering and strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 563
P. Nerva, 113-112 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.90 g, 9 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma to left, holding spear over far shoulder and shield decorated with a horseman charging left on left shoulder; above, crescent; in left field, mark of value. Rev. P · NERVA Three citizens voting in the comitium: one voter receives ballot from attendant below, another voter places ballot in cista; above, a tabella inscribed P. Babelon (Licinia) 7. Crawford 292/1. Sydenham 548. An interesting type depicting Roman citizens voting. Light porosity and scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 564
C. Claudius Pulcher, 110-109 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. C · PVLCHER Victory driving galloping biga right. Babelon, (Claudia) 1. Crawford 300/1. Sydenham 569. Very fine.
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Lot 565
M. Herennius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.83 g, 10 h), Rome. PIE(TA)S Diademed head of Pietas to right; below chin, R. Rev. M · HERENNI One of the Catanaean brothers running right, bearing his father on his shoulders; in right field, C. Babelon, (Herennia) 1. Crawford 308/1a. Sydenham 567. Toned. Some peck marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 566
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 2 h), Rome. I · S · M · R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress. Rev. L · THORIVS / BALBV[S] Bull charging right; above, D. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Toned. Good fine.
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Lot 567
Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, 104 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 6 h), Rome. Rome mint. Helmeted head of Roma to left; behind, C. Rev. L · S(AT) Helmeted head of Roma to left. Babelon (Appuleia) 2. Crawford 317/1. Sydenham 579. Lightly toned and well centered. Minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 568
Q. Thermus M.f, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.88 g, 10 h), Rome. Head of Mars to left, wearing crested helmet ornamented with plume and annulet. Rev. Q · (THE)RM · (MF) Two warriors fighting, each armed with a sword in their right hand and a shield on their left arm; the one on the left protects a fallen comrade, the other wears horned helmet. Babelon, (Minucia) 19. Crawford 319/1. Sydenham 592. Good very fine.
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Lot 569
C. Fabius C.f. Hadrianus, 102 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.97 g, 10 h), Rome. Veiled and turreted head of Cybele right; behind, •X•. Rev. C• FABI• C• F Victory driving galloping biga right; below, stork standing right. Babelon, (Fabia) 15. Crawford 322/1a. Sydenham 589. Lightly toned. Mount marks on the edge at 9-10h, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 570
D. Silanus L.f, 91 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.95 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind M. Rev. D · SILANVS L F / ROMA Victory in biga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, uncertain number. Babelon, (Junia) 15. Crawford 337/3. Sydenham 646. A fine example; well centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 571
C. Vibius C.f. Pansa, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.87 g, 1 h), Rome. PANSA Laureate head of Apollo to right; below chin, star . Rev. C · VIBIVS · C · F Minerva driving galloping quadriga left, holding spear and reins in right hand, trophy over shoulder in left. Babelon, (Vibia) 3. Crawford 342/4b. Sydenham 685. Very fine.
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Lot 572
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 2.16 g, 8 h), Rome. M C(AT)O Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath; D below. Rev. Victory seated right, holding patera in her right hand and palm-branch in her left; in exergue, VICTRIX. Babelon (Porcia) 7a. Crawford 343/2b. King 46. Sydenham 597. Well-centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 573
Gargilius, Ogulnius, and Vergilius, 86 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.10 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping quadriga to right. Crawford 350A/2. Sydenham 723. Bright silver. Very fine.
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Lot 574
L. Julius Bursio, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.85 g, 6 h), Rome. Male head to right, with the attributes of Apollo, Mercury and Neptune, trident at shoulder; behind, vessel. Rev. [L · IV]LI · BVRSIO Victory in quadriga right, holding reins in her left hand and wreath in her right; above, :N. Babelon, (Julia) 5b. Crawford 352/1c. Sydenham 728c. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 575
Mn. Fonteius C.f, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.78 g, 5 h), Rome. (MN) FO(NT)EI C F laureate head of Vejovis right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. The infant Genius seated on goat right; in the fields, pilei of the Dioscuri; in exergue, filleted thyrsus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Fonteia) 11. Crawford 353/1d. Sydenham 724b. Well centered. Light porosity and thin flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 576
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.93 g, 4 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, C; below chin, uncertain symbol. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but mostly off flan on this coin, number. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 577
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.02 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, Z(?). Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field, CCCCXXXIIII. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1a. Crawford 361/1b. Sydenham 738. Planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 578
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.78 g, 4 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, uncertain letter; below chin, thunderbolt. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but off flan on this coin, number. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 579
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.78 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, I; below chin, uncertain symbol. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field, DIIII. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 580
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.76 g, 8 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind, S · C. Rev. Q ·(ANT)O · B(AL)B / PR Victory driving galloping quadriga right, holding wreath in right hand, reins and palm branch in left; below horses, L. Babelon, (Antonia) 1. Crawford 364/1d. Sydenham 742b. Good solid strike and light toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 581
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.93 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind, S · C; below chin, C. Rev. Q ·(ANT)O · B(AL)B / [PR] Victory driving galloping quadriga right, holding wreath in right hand, reins and palm branch in left; below horses, L. Babelon, (Antonia) 1b. Crawford 364/1c; Sydenham 742a. Very fine.
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Lot 582
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 15.5 mm, 3.93 g, 11 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. [L ·] MANLI - PRO · Q Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. [L] SVLLA · IM Sulla driving slow quadriga to right; above, Victory flying left, crowning him with wreath held in right hand. Babelon, (Manlia) 4. Crawford 367/5. Sydenham 757. Well centered and a desirable type. Very fine.
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Sulla Denarius
Lot 583
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.04 g, 8 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. L · MANLI - PRO · Q Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · SVLLA · I[M] Sulla driving slow quadriga to right; above, Victory flying left, crowning him with wreath held in right hand. Babelon, (Manlia) 4. Crawford 367/5. Sydenham 757. Well centered and attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 584
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Rome. HISPAN Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev. A · POST · A · F S · N · (AL)BIN Togate figure standing to left, with right hand saluting legionary eagle to left, left hand hidden in folds of toga; to right, fasces bound with axe. Babelon (Postumia) 8. Crawford 372/2. Sydenham 746. Wonderful old toning, well centered and struck. Tiny scratch on Hispania's cheek under the tone, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 585
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 4.02 g, 6 h), Rome. HISPAN Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev. A POST · A · F S · N ALBIN Togate figure standing left, saluting legionary eagle to left; to right, fasces bound with axe. Babelon, (Postumia) 8. Crawford 372/2. Sydenham 746. Nicely toned and centered. Very fine.
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Lot 586
C. Marius C.f. Capito, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h), Rome. CAPIT · XXXXIII Draped bust of Ceres to right, wearing grain wreath and earring; before head, lyre. Rev. C · MARI · C · F / S · C Plowman with yoke of two oxen to left; above, XXXXIII. Babelon (Maria) 9. Crawford 378/1c (citing a piece in Paris). Sydenham 744b. Nicely centered and lightly toned. Light scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 587
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.79 g, 3 h), Rome. S · C Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. L · PROCILI / F Juno Sospita walking right, wearing goat's skin headdress, cloak and robes, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left; to right, serpent coiled to right. Babelon, (Procilia) 1.Crawford 379/1. Sydenham 771. Very fine.
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Lot 588
C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.84 g, 4 h), Rome. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, S · C. Rev. C · NÆ · B(AL)B Victory driving galloping triga right, holding reins in both hands; above, XV(?). Babelon, (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. Sydenham 769b. Lightly toned and well struck. Very fine.
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Lot 589
M. Volteius M.f., 78 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate and helmeted head of Attis to right; behind, winged caduceus. Rev. M VOLTEI M F Cybele, holding patera in right hand and reins in left, seated in chariot drawn by two lions to right; above, B. Babelon, (Volteia) 4. Crawford 385/4. Sydenham 777. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 590
L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 6 h), Rome. FLAC Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · RVTILI Victory driving biga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in left. Babelon (Rutilia) 1. Crawford 387/1. Sydenham 780. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 591
L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.17 g, 1 h), Rome. FLAC Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · RVTILI Victory driving biga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in left. Babelon, (Rutilia) 1. Crawford 387/1. Sydenham 780. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 592
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.89 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged Genius riding dolphin swimming to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Wonderful rainbow tone on the surfaces. Struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 593
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.67 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged Genius riding dolphin swimming to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Fine style. Flan fault and with an edge chip from 12 to 2h of the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 594
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 69 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.77 g, 5 h), Rome. Draped female bust (Ceres?) to right, hair tied with veil and decorated with poppy-heads; behind, wand or scepter(?). Rev. [M · PL]AETORI CEST · EX · S C · Winged caduceus. Babelon (Plaetoria) 6. Crawford 405/3b. Sydenham 805. Lovely portrait. Lightly porous with a few small abrasions, striking weakness on reverse edge , otherwise, about extremely fine.
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