obolos 17
20. December 2020
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Lot 595
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.82 g, 7 h), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON garlanded well head decorated with two lyres and a hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8a. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. Well centered and struck. Light porosity and a scrape on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 596
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.88 g, 6 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR / EX S C / [R]EX ARETAS Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him in his left. Rev. P HYPSAE / AED CVR / [CAPTV] / C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Nicely toned and centered. Very fine.
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Lot 597
M. Nonius Sufenas, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.82 g, 2 h), Rome. S•C - SVFENAS Head of Saturn to right; to left, harpa above baetyl. Rev. PR•L•V•P•F / SEX•NONI Roma seated left on pile of arms, holding spear and sword, being crowned by Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm frond. Babelon (Nonia) 1. Crawford 421/1. Sydenham 885. Struck on a broad flan; toned. about very fine.
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Lot 598
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.02 g, 2 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR // [E]X S C / [REX] ARET[AS] Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him in his left. Rev. [P] HYPSAE / AED CVR // [C] HYPSAE COS / [P]REIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left, wielding thunderbolt in his right hand, holding reins with his left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Toned. Old scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 599
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.69 g, 6 h), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind, lituus. Rev. PHILIPPVS Aqueduct, on which is a statue of Q. Marcius Rex on a horse rearing to right with a plant below; in the five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A (MAR). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. An important architectural type. Scratches and minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 600
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.12 g, 9 h), Rome. S•C Head of youthful Hercules to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Globe surrounded by four different wreaths, with the one above being the most elaborate; at the bottom, to left, aplustre and, to right, grain ear. Babelon (Cornelia) 62. Crawford 426/4b. Sydenham 883. Portrait of lovely style. Some marks and slighly off-centre obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 601
Q. Cassius Longinus, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.73 g, 1 h), Rome. Q · CASSIVS [VES]T Veiled head of Vesta to right. Rev. Curule chair within circular temple of Vesta; urn to left, voting tablet inscribed AC (Absolvo Condemno) to right. Babelon (Cassia) 9. Crawford 428/1. Sydenham 917. Very fine.
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Lot 602
P. Fonteius P.f. Capito, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.59 g, 1 h), Rome. P · FONTEIVS · CAPITO · III · VIR · CONCORDIA Diademed and draped head of Concordia to right. Rev. T · DIDI · VIL · PVB / IMP · The Villa Publica in the Campus Martius. Babelon (Fonteia) 18 and (Didia) 1. Crawford 429/2a. Sydenham 901. A couple of scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 603
P. Licinius Crassus M.f, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.75 g, 9 h), Rome. S · C Laureate and diademed head of Venus to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. P · CRASSVS · M · F Female figure (Roma?) standing facing, holding spear in her left hand and leading a horse left by bridle held in her right; at her feet, cuirass and shield. Babelon (Licinia) 18. Crawford 430/1. Sydenham 929. Old cabinet toning. Light scratches and some flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 604
P. Licinius Crassus M.f, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.27 g, 12 h), Brockage, Rome. S · C Laureate and diademed head of Venus to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Inches impression of the obverse die. Babelon (Licinia) 18. Crawford 430/1. Sydenham 929. Toned and most attractive. A fascinating mint error! Good very fine.
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Lot 605
A. Plautius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.05 g, 5 h), Rome. [A · PLAV]TIVS AED · CVR · S · C Turreted head of Cybele to right. Rev. IVDAEVS / BACCHIVS Male figure kneeling right, extending olive-branch in his right hand; at his side, camel standing right. Babelon (Plautia) 13. Crawford 431/1. Sydenham 932. Minor porosity and a few light scrapes. Good very fine.
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Lot 606
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (M. Junius Brutus), 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.30 g, 6 h), Rome. LIBE[RTA]S Bare head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pendant necklace. Rev. BRVTVS The consul L. Junius Brutus, preceded by an accensus, walking left between two lictors, each carrying an ax over his left shoulder. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/1. Sydenham 906a. Banker's mark, porous, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 607
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.02 g, 4 h), Rome. BRVTVS Bearded head of the Consul L. Junius Brutus to right. Rev. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala to right. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Scrapes, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 608
Man. Acilius Glabrio, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.03 g, 12 h), Rome. SALVTIS Large aureate head of Salus to right. Rev. MN ACILIVS III VIR VALETV Valetudo (Salus) standing to left, holding snake and leaning her left elbow on column. Babelon (Acilia) 8. Crawford 442/1b. CRI 16a. Sydenham 922. Bright and clear. Reverse struck off-centre, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 609
Julius Caesar, 49-48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.49 g, 8 h), mint moving with Caesar in Northern Italy. CAESAR Elephant to right, trampling horned serpent. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax with wolf’s head at the top, and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. CRI 9. Sydenham 1006. A collectible Caesar elephant denarius. Deposits and light marks, minor porosity, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 610
Albinus Bruti f, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.52 g, 7 h), Rome. A POSTVMIVS COS Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus right. Rev. ALBINV BRVTI F in two lines within a wreath of grain ears. Babelon (Postumia) 14. Crawford 450/3b. CRI 27. Sydenham 943a. A nice, well centered and realistic portrait of the moneyer's ancestor. A few minor marks on obverse and a planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 611
Albinus Bruti f, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 5 h), Rome. A · POSTVMIVS · COS Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus to right. Rev. ALBINV / BRVTI · F in two lines within a wreath of grain ears tied at the top. Babelon (Postumia) 14. Crawford 450/3b. CRI 27. Sydenham 943a. Very attractively toned. A couple of bankers' marks or digs on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 612
L. Plautius Plancus, 47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.71 g, 10 h), Rome. L PLAVTIVS Head of Medusa, facing, with coiled snake to either side. Rev. PLANCVS Victory (or winged Aurora) flying right, head turned slightly to the left, holding reins and conducting the four rearing horses of the Sun. Babelon (Plautia) 15. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. Unusually well centered and with a full reverse. With rough surfaces and marks on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 613
Julius Caesar, late 48-47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.70 g, 7 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing necklace of pearls. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing to left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. Boldly struck. A few minor planchet flaws, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 614
Julius Caesar, late 48-47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing necklace of pearls. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing to left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. Some marks and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 615
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and Eppius, 47-spring 46 BC. Plated Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.79 g, 11 h), military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa. Q · METEL [S]CIPIO · IMP Head of Africa to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress; in field to right, stalk of grain; below, plow. Rev. EPPIVS LEG · F · C Hercules standing facing, with his hand set on hip, leaning on club draped with lion's skin and set on rock. Babelon (Caecilia) 50. Crawford 461/1. CRI 44. Sydenham 1051. Bold strike and excellent centering. A touch of porosity noted on the high points, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 616
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.87 g, 5 h), with Aulus Hirtius, as praefectus urbi, Rome. C CAESAR COS TER Veiled female head to right (Pietas?). Rev. A HIRTIVS PR Lituus, jug and axe. Babelon Julia 22 and Hirtia 1. BMC 4050. Crawford 466/1. RBW 1636. Clear and well-centered. Minor marks and abbrasions, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
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Lot 617
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.87 g, 9 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right with two coils of hair falling down neck; behind, lyre. Rev. P · CLODIVS M · F · Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. A few light abrasions and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 618
L. Mussidius Longus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.93 g, 2 h), Rome. CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right; below chin, crescent. Rev. L • MVSSIDIVS • LONGVS The shrine of Venus Cloacina inscribed CLOACIN: depicted is a low platform of galley-like form, with steps and a tripod to left, two statues of Venus at the center and a low column to right. Babelon (Mussidia) 6. Crawford 494/42c. CRI 188b. Sydenham 1093b. Well struck and centered. Small scratch on obverse edge. Good very fine.
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Lot 619
Brutus, early 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.84 g, 6 h), military mint travelling with Brutus, probably at Smyrna; struck under the legate P. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther. BRVTVS Axe, simpulum and knife. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Crawford 500/7. CRI 198. Sydenham 1310. Slight die shift, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
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Brutus for Libertas
Lot 620
Brutus, spring - early summer 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.77 g, 2 h), military mint traveling with Brutus in Lycia. LEIBERTAS Head of Libertas to right, wearing hair rolled back and collected into a knot behind. Rev. CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS Lyre between quiver to left and laurel branch tied with fillet to right. Crawford 501/1. RBW 1767. Sydenham 1287. Toned; struck on a broad -and slightly irregular- flan. Some uncleaned deposits and a chip on the reverse edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 621
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.64 g, 8 h), military mint in Sicily. [(MAG) · P]IVS · IM[P · ITER] Diademed and bearded head of Neptune to right, with his trident over his left shoulder. Rev. [PRAEF · CLAS · ET · ORÆ · (MAR)IT · EX · S · C Naval trophy set on an anchor and supported by a trident; at base, two heads of Scylla. Crawford 511/2b. CRI 333. RSC 1a. Sydenham 1347. Sharp strike. Off center and light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 622
Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.49 g, 4 h), military mint in Sicily. [MAG · PIVS · IMP · ITER] Bare head of Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. [PRAEF] / CLAS · ET · OR[Æ] / (MAR)IT · [EX · S · C] Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his right hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Struck on an oblong flan with striking and metal faults, and pitting, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 623
Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.53 g, 2 h), military mint in Sicily. MAG · PIVS · I[MP · ITE]R Bare head of Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. [PRAEF] / CLAS · ET · ORÆ / (MAR)IT · EX · S · C Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his right hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Nice, bold portrait of Pompey. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 624
Sextus Pompey. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.61 g, 3 h), military mint in Sicily, 38-36 BC. [MAG • PIVS •] IMP ITER The Pharos of Messana surmounted by a figure of Neptune, galley before. Rev. [PRAEF CLAS • ET • ORAE (MAR)]IT • EX • S • C Skylla, with two fish tails and three dogs' heads, attacking with a rudder to left. Crawford 511/4a. CRI 335. RSC 2. Sydenham 1348. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 625
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.35 g, 2 h), military mint traveling with Octavian in Italy, struck under the magistrate Q. Salvius, early 40 BC. [C · CAESA]R · III · VIR · R · P C Bare head of Octavian to right, with slight beard. Rev. [Q S]ALVIVS IMP COS [DESIG] Winged thunderbolt. Babelon (Julia) 92 and (Salvia) 1. BMCRR Gaul 86-88. Cohen 514. Crawford 523/1a. CRI 300. Sydenham 1326b. Sharp strike. Off center and with some edge chips, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 626
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.52 g, 9 h), Rome, 29 BC. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. CAESAR DIVI F to left and right of naked male figure seated right on cloak on rock, petasus slung behind, both hands holding lyre. BMC 596. Cohen 61. RIC 257. Well centered and lightly toned. Old scratches, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 627
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.09 g, 9 h), under the moneyer P. Petronius Turpilianus, Rome , 19-18 BC. TVRPILIANVS III•VIR• Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. CAESAR•AVGVSTVS SIGN•RECE• Parthian kneeling in submission to right, holding out a standard with a vexillum inscribed with X. BMC 10. Cohen 485. RIC² 287. Toned; with an amazingly fine head of the kneeling Parthian. With bankers's marks on the obverse and reverse, and some minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare Fourée of Tiberius
Lot 628
Rome. Tiberius, 14-37 AD. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.51 g, 1 h), 15-16. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. Tiberius driving triumphal quadriga right, holding eagle-tipped scepter and branch TR POT XVII IMP VII. Nice Portrait. Chipped, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 629
Tiberius, 13-37. As (Copper, 26 mm, 10.30 g, 12 h), Rome, 15-16. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XVII / S C Draped female figure seated right, her feet on stool, holding a patera in her right hand and a long scepter in her left. BMC 68. BN 41. Cohen 18. RIC 34. Dark green patina. Earthen deposits on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 630
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.71 g, 11 h), "Tribute Penny" type, Lugdunum, 36-37. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Female figure (Livia?), seated right on a throne with decorated legs, holding a reversed spear with her right hand and an olive branch in her left. BMC 48. Cohen 16. RIC² 30. Bright and clear. Some marks and deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 631
Tiberius, 14-37. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.65 g, 8 h), "Tribute Penny" type, Lugdunum, 36-37. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. PONTIF MAXIM Female figure (Livia?), seated right on a throne with decorated legs, holding a reversed spear with her right hand and an olive branch in her left. BMC 48. Cohen 16. RIC² 30. Bright and clear. Minor flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 632
Tiberius, 14-37. As (Copper, 26.5 mm, 11.55 g, 6 h), restitution issue, struck under Titus, Rome, 80-81. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG REST around large S•C. BMC 284 (Titus). BN 294. Cohen 73. Komnick 19.0. RIC² 432 (Titus). Brown surfaces. Slight roughness mainly on the obverse due to original patina being stripped, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 633
Tiberius & Germanicus Gemellus, 19-37/8 and 19-23/4, respectively. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 26.38 g, 6 h), struck under Tiberius in the name of Drusus, Rome, 22-23. Confronted heads of Drusus' twin sons Tiberius Gemellus and Germanicus on crossed cornuacopiae, with caduceus between. Rev. DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N PONT TR POT II around large S C. BMC 95 (Tiberius). Cohen 1 (Drusus). RIC 42 (Tiberius). Reddish-brown patina with some tan. Well centered. Minor porosity on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 634
Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 28.93 g, 7 h), Rome, 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS P M TR POT / PIETAS Pietas seated left on stool, holding patera in extended right hand and resting left arm on small standing figure. Rev. DIVO - AVG / S-C Caligula togate, standing left, holding patera over altar; victimarius holding bull for sacrifice and attendant holding a patera standing on either side; garlanded hexastyle temple of Divus Augustus in background; pediment decorated with sacrificial scene; quadriga and Victories as acroteria; statues of Romulus and Aeneas along roof line. BMC 41-43. BN 51. Cohen 11. RIC² 36. Attractive green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 635
Agrippa, died AD 12. As (Copper, 29 mm, 11.12 g, 6 h), struck under Caligula, Rome, 37-41. M AGRIPPA L F COS III Head of Agrippa to left, wearing rostral crown. Rev. S C Neptune standing left, holding small dolphin and trident. BMC (Tiberius) 161-168. Cohen 3. BN 77-97. RIC 58 (Gaius). Dark green and brown patina; nicely struck and centered. Scattered light pitting, a touch of smoothing below bust and in reverse fields, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 636
Claudius, 41-54. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.78 g, 3 h), Rome, 50-51. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P X IMP P P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. PACI AVGVSTAE Pax-Nemesis walking right, holding a fold of her drapery before her face with her right hand and, in her left, a winged caduceus, pointed downwards at a snake at her feet to right. BMC 61. Calicó 383. RIC 51. Cf. Von Kaenel ???? . Very fine.
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Lot 637
Claudius, 41-54. As (Copper, 30.5 mm, 10.73 g, 7 h), Rome, 50-54. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. S C Minerva, helmeted, advancing to right, brandishing a javelin with her right hand and holding a shield with her left. BMC 206. BN 233. Cohen 84. RIC² 116. Dark green patina. Light smoothing in fields, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 638
Agrippina Senior, died 33. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 27.46 g, 6 h), struck under Claudius, Rome, 50-54. AGRIPPINA M F GERMANICI CAESARIS Draped bust of Agrippina the Elder to right, her hair falling in a queue down the back of her neck. Rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around S C. BMC 219. BN 236. Cohen 3. RIC² 102. Mottle dark reddish-brown and green patina. Obverse smoothed, light porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 400 CHF
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Lot 639
Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.02 g, 6 h), Rome, 15 January - 9 March 69. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. PAX ORB-IS TERRARVM Pax standing to left, holding branch in her right hand and caduceus in her left. BMC 3. Cohen 3. RIC 4. Encrustations and possible fire damage, scratch in reverse field, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 640
Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.07 g, 6 h), Rome, 15 January - 17 April 69. IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. SECVRITAS P R Securitas standing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left. BMC 19. BN 13. Cohen 15. RIC 10. Surfaces slightly erroded, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 641
Vitellius, 69. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h), Rome, struck late April-20 December 69. A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P Laureate head of Vitellius to right. Rev. PONT MAXIM Vesta seated to right, holding patera in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC 34-37. BN 71-74. Cohen 72. RIC² 107. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 642
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.30 g, 6 h), Rome, 70. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. IVDAEA Judaea seated in attitude of mourning to right, her head resting on her hand; behind her, trophy. BMC 35. Hendin 759. RIC 2. Good fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 643
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.96 g, 6 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 in right hand, resting left on arm of chair. BMC 161. Cohen 366. RIC 772. Nice portrait. A few spots of find patina which could probably be removed. Very fine.
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Lot 644
Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.51 g, 7 h), Rome, 76. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. COS - VII Eagle with spread wings, standing facing on thunderbolt on low garlanded cippus, turning its head to left. RIC² 1472. Lightly toned. Very Rare. About very fine.
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Lot 645
Vespasian, 69-79. As (Copper, 27 mm, 9.20 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 77/8. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS VIII P P Laureate head of Vespasian to right, globe at point of bust. Rev. S C Eagle standing facing on globe, its head to right, with his wings spread. BMC 848. Cohen 842. Lyon 93. RIC² 1237. Attractive earthen-green and dark brown patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 646
Vespasian, 69-79. Semis (Orichalcum, 20 mm, 3.70 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in Asia minor, possibly Ephesos, 77-78. IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVGVST Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. PON MAX TR P P P COS VIII / S-C Victory advancing to left, holding wreath in her extended right hand and palm frond with her left. RIC² 1505. RPC II 1476 corr (PON instead of PONT). Very rare and amongst the finest known. Nicely struck in high relief . Small edge chip and flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
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A pedigreed As of Titus
Lot 647
Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. As (Copper, 28 mm, 12.19 g, 6 h), Rome, 72. T CAES IMP PON TR P COS II CENS Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. AEQVITAS AVGVST /S-C Aequitas standing left, holding scales and long scepter. Cohen 1. RIC 621. A very rare type. Very fine.
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Lot 648
Titus, AD 79-81. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.34 g, 6 h), 79, after 1 July. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M Laureate head of Titus to right, with slight beard. Rev. TR P VIIII IMP XV COS VII P P Statue of a nude, radiate male figure, holding a spear and a parazonium, standing facing on a rostral column. BMC 29. CBN 23. Cohen 289. RIC 46. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 649
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 28 mm, 9.59 g, 6 h), Rome, for use in the Asian provinces, 74. 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. McAlee 84. RIC 764 (Vespasian, Rome). RPC II 2001 (Antioch). Some roughness on the surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 650
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Semis (Orichalcum, 17.5 mm, 2.84 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in Asia minor, possibly Ephesos, 77-78. CAESAR DOMITIANVS AVG F Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS V PRINC IVVENT / S-C Cornucopia to left, filled with fruits. RIC² 1521. RPC 1488. Extremely rare type; only three recorded in RPC online, and another four, including the present coin, in CA. About very fine.
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Unique Dated Sestertius Struck During the Year of Mt Vesuvius
Lot 651
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33.5 mm, 25.19 g, 7 h), uncertain mint in Thrace or Bithynia, circa 79. CAES DIVI AVG VESP F DOMITIANVS COS VI Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ROMA / S - C. Roma standing to left, draped with single breast exposed, wearing a crested helmet and being crowned by Victory who she holds in her extended right hand and holding a long spear with her left. Apparently unique and unpublished save for its previous auction appearance. With an excellent and well struck portrait. Attractive patina with natural earthen deposits. Struck during the famous year of the volcanic erruption of Mt Vesuvius. Uncleaned deposits on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 652
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.34 g, 6 h), Rome, under Titus, 80-81. CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS Minerva advancing right, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left. RIC² 268. RSC 381a. Attractive and beautifully toned. Very fine.
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Lot 653
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 26 mm, 12.25 g, 7 h), Rome, 80-81. CAES DIVI AVG VESP F DOMITIAN COS VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. CERES AVGVST / S - C Ceres standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her right hand and long sceptre with her left. RIC 512 (Titus). RPC II 508 (as uncertain mint of Thrace). A pleasing example with an expressive portrait of Domitian. Very fine.
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Lot 654
Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. As (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.31 g, 7 h), Rome, 84. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS X Laureate bust of Domitian to right, with aegis at his neck. Rev. S-C Victory advancing to right, holding aquila with both hands. Cohen -. BMC 290. RIC 211. With a very artistic and unusual depiction on the reverse. Good fine.
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Lot 655
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.55 g, 6 h), Rome, 86. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P V Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XI COS XII CENS P P P Minerva advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield. BMC 88. RIC² 425. RSC 194. Well struck with a charming portrait. Rare. A few light scratches on reverse. Good very fine.
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RIC Plate Coin
Lot 656
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.55 g, 6 h), Rome, 87. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XIIII COS XIII CENS P P P Minerva standing to right on capital of rostral column, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left; at her feet to right, owl facing. RIC² 518 (this coin illus.). RSC 218a. A beautifully toned, well-struck and splended coin. Very Rare. Extremely fine.
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Lot 657
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.28 g, 6 h), Rome, 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XIIII COS XIIII CENS P P Minerva standing left, with thunderbolt in her right hand and spear in left, shield at her left side. BMCRE 119. RIC² 580. RSC 234. Lightly toned and pleasing. Good very fine.
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Lot 658
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.46 g, 6 h), Rome, 88. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS XIIII Minerva standing to left, holding spear with her right hand and with her left on hip. Bn 113. Cohen 66. RIC² 555 (this coin). Well centered and very rare. Very fine.
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Lot 659
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.50 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. COS VII DES VIII P P Minerva advancing right with spear and shield. RIC² 28. RSC 56a. BMCRE pg. 434, note to pg. 299. A very rare variety. Bold and attractive. Very fine.
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Lot 660
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.43 g, 6 h), Rome, 92-93. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing left, holding thunderbolt in her right hand and spear with her left; shield at her side. BMC 205. Cohen 279. RIC² 741. Good very fine.
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Lot 661
Domitian, 81-96. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.15 g, 6 h), Rome, 94. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XIII Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing right on capital of rostral column, holding spear in her right hand and shield in her left; to right, owl. BMC p. 341, *. Cohen 285. RIC² 767. Toned. A few light marks and scratches, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 662
Nerva, 96-98. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.32 g, 7 h), Rome, 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. FORTVNA PR Fortuna seated left, holding grain ears in right hand, scepter in left. BMC 41. Cohen 79. RIC 17. Toned. good fine.
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Lot 663
Trajan, 98-117. As (Copper, 28 mm, 10.67 g, 6 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 in right hand, palm in left. BMC 751. Cohen 640 var. (no drapery). RIC 434 var. (no drapery). Woytek 113b. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 664
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.67 g, 7 h), Rome, c. 107-111. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, aegis on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OTPIMO PRINC / DAC CAP Dacia seated left atop pile of arms, resting head on right hand in attitude of mourning. Cohen 120. Cf. BMC 390. Cf. RIC 98. Woytek 283cC. Toned. Minor roughness. Very fine.
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Lot 665
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.48 g, 7 h), Rome, circa 110. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Roma standing left, holding Victory in outstretched right hand, spear in left. BMC 271. Cohen 68. RIC 115. RSC 68a. Woytek 287b. Nice portrait of Trajan. Extremely fine.
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Lot 666
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.42 g, 6 h), Rome, circa 110. IMP TRAIANO AVG GE[R DAC P] M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PR[INC] Pax standing left, holding olive branch in her right hand, cornucopiae in her left. BMC 315. Cohen 83. RIC 126. Woytek 286b. Lightly toned. Reverse struck just slightly off-center. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 667
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.42 g, 7 h), Rome, 114-116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. [P M TR] P COS VI P P S P Q R / [FO]RT RE[D] Fortuna seated left on backless throne, holding rudder in her right hand, cornucopiae in her left. BMC 578. Cohen 154. RIC 318. Woytek 526v. Toned and with a fine portrait. Reverse struck from a clashed die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 668
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.38 g, 6 h), Rome, 116-117. IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. PARTHICO P M [TR P] COS VI P P S P Q R / PRO-VID Providentia standing left, pointing with right hand toward globe at feet to left and holding long sceptre in left hand. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC -. RSC 314(a). Woytek 580v. Lightly toned with a strong, nicely centered portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 669
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.05 g, 6 h), Rome, 119-circa mid 120. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III Concordia seated to left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and resting her left elbow upon statuette of Spes set upon low base. BMC p. 563. Cohen -. RIC II 82. RIC II.3, 218. RSC 1149d. Perfectly centered and lightly toned. Small flaw in obverse field, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 670
Trajan, 98-117. Contorniate medallion (Orichalcum, 37.5 mm, 28.36 g, 6 h). IMP CAES NARVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS III Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to left. Rev. Helena and the Dioscuri: on left, female standing right, resting arm on shoulder of Dioscurus seated facing, nude but for drapery over leg and hands clasped on knee; to right, the other Dioscurus standing facing, placing right hand on neck of horse and with left holding spear. Alföldi & Alföldi 254, pl. 109, 9-12. Mabbott 4886. Brown patina. Pierced, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 671
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.32 g, 6 h), Rome, April-August 121. MP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery over his right shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III Aequitas -Moneta standing facing, head to left, holding scales in her right hand and a cornucopia with her left. BMC 156. Cohen 1120. RIC 80.1. RIC II.3, 387. With a very artistic and bold portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 672
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.31 g, 6 h), Rome, c. late 120-121. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate head of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. P M TR P COS III / FEL P R Felicitas seated to left on throne, holding caduceus in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. BMC 264. Cohen 600. RIC II, 120. RIC II.3, 299. RSC 600a. Boldly struck. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 673
Hadrian, 117-138. Quadrans (Copper, 18 mm, 3.14 g, 5 h), Rome, 121-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Eagle, with spread wings, standing right, his head turned to left. Rev. P M TR P COS III / S C Winged thunderbolt. BMC 1279. Cohen 1167. RIC 625. RIC II.3, 624. Nice surfaces and strike; brown patina. Extremely fine.
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Lot 674
Hadrian, 117-138. Quadrans (Copper, 18.5 mm, 3.26 g, 6 h), Rome, 121-122. IMP CAESAR TRAIA-N HADRIANVS AVG Eagle, with spread wings, standing left, his head turned to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III / S C Winged thunderbolt. BMC 1278. Cohen 1166. RIC 624. Brown surfaces. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 675
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 23.5 mm, 8.35 g, 5 h), probably struck for use in the East, Rome, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III / S C Roma, draped and helmeted, seated on pile of arms, holding Victory in her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. Cohen 346. RIC 666. Rare. With attractive earthen highlights. A few cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 676
Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Orichalcum, 19.5 mm, 3.80 g, 6 h), Rome mint, for circulation in Syria, 125-128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. COS III / S - C around kithara. BMC 1360. Cohen 443. McAlee 547. RIC 688. RIC² 758. RPC 3763. Dark green patina. Clash of the obverse die on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 677
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19.6 mm, 3.37 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 126-127. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. COS III Annona standing to left, her foot set on inverted modius, holding reaping hook and cornucopia. BMC 379. Cohen 381. RIC II 169. RIC II.3, 845. Fine portrait; good silver. Good very fine.
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Lot 678
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.26 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 126-127. HADRIANVS [AV]GVSTVS Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. COS III Annona standing left, foot on inverted modius, holding reaping hook and cornucopia. BMC 379. Cohen 381. RIC II 169. RIC II.3, 845. Struck in very good silver. Good very fine.
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Lot 679
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.66 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. AEGYPTOS The personification of Egypt reclining left, holding a sistrum in her right hand and resting her left arm on basket; at her feet, ibis standing right. BMC 801. Cohen 100. RIC II.3, 1481. Light toning. Lightly brushed, metal flaw on neck, light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 680
Hadrian, 117-138. As (Copper, 26 mm, 11.94 g, 6 h), probably struck for use in the East, Rome, circa 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. CAPPA-DOCIA / S C Cappadocia standing to front, head left, holding in right hand small model of mount Argeius and vexillum in left. Cohen 202. RIC 848. RIC II.3, . Brown patina. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 681
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 2.98 g, 5 h), Rome, c. 133-135. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. PIET-AS AVG Pietas standing left, both hands outstretched, before altar at feet to left. BMC 685. Cohen 1030. RIC II.3, 2025. Lightly toned. Light scrape and marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 682
Hadrian, 117-138. Hammered contorniate (Orichalcum, 31.5 mm, 23.75 g, 5 h), Rome, 118. [IMP CAE]SAR TRAIANVS HAD[RIANVS AVG] Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. PONT [MAX TR P COS II / S C] / FORT RED Fortuna seated left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Cohen 756. BMC 1130. RIC II.3 150. Well centered with neatly hammered edges; brown patina. Tooling of the devices, moreso on the reverse than the obverse, fields smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 683
Sabina, Augusta, 128-136/7. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.57 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 137-138. SABINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right, her hair in long plait behind neck. Rev. VENERI GENETRICI Venus standing right, drawing up robe to shoulder with her right hand and holding apple in her left. BMC 944 (Hadrian). Cohen 73. RIC II.3, 2576. Toned. Light scratches, minor planchet flaws on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 684
Aelius, Caesar, 136-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 33 mm, 24.29 g, 6 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). Reddish-brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 685
Divus Antoninus Pius, died 161. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.47 g, 6 h), Consecration issue, struck under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, Rome, 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS Bare head of the deified Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Funeral pyre of four tiers, decorated with garlands and surmounted by facing quadriga. Cohen 164. BMC 61 (Marcus Aurelius). RIC 438 (Marcus Aurelius). Lightly toned with golden iridescent hues around the perimeters. Strong strike and perfectly centered. Extremely fine.
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Lot 686
Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.39 g, 5 h), struck under her husband, Antoninus Pius, Rome, c. 146-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Diademed and draped bust of Diva Faustina to right, her hair in a bun bound with pearls at the top of her head. Rev. AETER-NITAS Aeternitas (or Providentia) standing left, holding globe in right hand, billowing veil in left. BMC 373. Cohen 32. RIC 351 (Antoninus Pius). Lightly toned. about extremely fine.
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Lot 687
ITALY. Padova. 16th century. Medal (Bronze, 31 mm, 33.79 g, 7 h), a cast medal of Marcus Aurelius by Cavino. IMP ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX Laureate and cuirassed bust of Marcus to right. Rev. IMP VII COSS III Victory seated right with trophy. Johnson & Martini 1716. Klawans 3. Attractively patinated. A coarse cast, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 688
Lucilla, Augusta, 164-182. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30.5 mm, 26.79 g, 5 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, Rome, 161-162. LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Rev. V-ES-TA / S C Vesta standing left, sacrificing with right hand from simpulum over lighted altar to left, and holding palladium in right hand. Banti 47. BMC (Aurelius) 1178. Cohen 94. RIC (Aurelius) 1779. Well centered with a pleasing green patina and very attractive surfaces. Good very fine.
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Lot 689
Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.04 g, 6 h), struck under Commodus, Rome. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina to right. Rev. HIL-A-RITAS Hilaritas standing left, holding palm branch in right hand, cornucopiae in left. BMC 40. Cohen 18. RIC 282 (Commodus). With an unusual scowling gaze. Reverse softly stuck, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 690
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.94 g, 5 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 194-195. D CLOD SEPT [ALBIN CAES] Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. MINER PA-CIF COS II Minerva standing facing, head left, holding olive branch in right hand, shield and spear in left. Cohen 48. BMC 96-101. RIC 7. Lightly toned and with a sharp portrait. Good very fine.
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Lot 691
Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.04 g, 11 h), struck under Septimius Severus, Rome, 194-195. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right. Rev. MINER PA-CIF COS II Minerva standing facing, head left, holding olive branch in right hand, shield and spear in left. Cohen 48. BMC 96-101. RIC 7. Toned and nicely centered. Minor graininess, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 692
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.29 g, 5 h), Laodicea ad Mare, 198-202. L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANNONA-E AVGG Annona, draped and diademed, standing to left, setting her right foot on a prow, and holding grain ears and cornucopia. BMC 652. Cohen 39. RIC 501. Sharply struck on a full flan with excellent centering, and excellent metal quality with lustrous surfaces. Extremely fine.
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Lot 693
Divus Septimius Severus, died 211. (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.29 g, 6 h), struck under his son, Caracalla, Rome, 211-217. DIVO SEVERO PIO Bare head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Garlanded funeral pyre surmounted by facing quadriga. BMC 27. Cohen 89. RIC 191f. Well centered and struck for the issue. Minor surface roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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