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Roman Bronzes/Silver Antoninianus to 312 A.D.

DESCRIPTION; (ref; Sear or New Sear = Roman Coins & Their Values); H = Hendin; Guide to Biblical Coins GRD CAT. (£)
Judean; AE Prutah: Roman Procurator. Porcius Festus, under Nero - 59-62 AD; Obv: Legend in a wreath tied at the bottom with an X, NEP WNO C (Nero) Rev: C KAI APOC - Palm branch: (Hendin 653) Deals with the Apostle Paul's confinement. Paul exercises his right as a Roman citizen to appeal his trail to Nero Caesar. Festus replies, "You have appealed to Caesar. To Caesar you will go"(25:12). The result was that Paul was let out of jail: Historical Coin! Fine RB2209 9.00
Republican; 211-207 B.C., AE post-reform As; brassy colour; detail visible but very worn so unable to pin down precisely. OBV: 'Janus heads with 1 above'; REV: 'ROMA: Prow of ship'; (Sear 113?) Good RB2782 17.50
Tiberius; 14-37 A.D., AE28; old collection with ticket; brassy tone; slightly off-struck with wear to be expected; features & parts legends visible. OBV: 'PERM DIVI AVG COL ROM, laureate head of Tiberius left; REV: ' GERMANICVS CAESAR DRVSVS CAESAR'; heads of Germanicus & Drusus; (Sear 585) F RB2748 75.00
Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AE25; old collection; had a lot of use with just obverse portrait visible; better reverse; scarce. OBV: 'Laureate bust of Vespasian'; REV: 'S.C.'; within large wreath. VG/F RB2823 Sold
Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AE As; much wear under green patina; detail visible & much of legend.OBV: 'IMP.CAESAR VESPASIAN. AVG';; REV: 'S.C.'; eagle standing on globe; (sim. Sear 804); Lincs. Good RB2811 9.95
Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AE Dupondius; full green patina; bold portrait with majority of legends intact; attractive. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.NERVA TRAIAN.AVG.GERM.P.M.'; REV: 'TR.POT.COS.II.'; Justitia seated on crossed cornucopiae; (Sim. New Sear 3225) GF+/F+ RB2880 75.00
Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AE Dupondius; almost full patina with decent obverse; reverse weaker but intact. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.NERVAE TRAIANO AVG.GER.DAC.P.M.TR.P.COS.V.P.P.'; REV: 'S.P.Q.R.OPTIMO PRINCIPI S.C.'; Equity standing left; (Sear 1014); Lincs. F+/F RB2780 29.50
Hadrian; 117-138 A.D., AE As; old collection; scarcer type; no patina but quite reasonable portrait with mostly clear legends. OBV: 'HADRIANVS AVG.COS.III.P.P.'; REV: 'SPES P.R.S.C.'; Spes holding flower; (RIC834) F+ RB2730 26.50
Hadrian; 117-138 A.D., AE As; old collection; patchy patina; obverse portrait decent with full legend; reverse worn with detail & part legend visible. OBV: 'HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS'; REV: 'SALVS AVGVSTI COS.III.'; Salus at altar; (New Sear 3692) GF/F RB2737 22.50
Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE Dupondius; river find; small flan but very chunky with excellent detail both sides. OBV: 'ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS P.P.TR.P.XIX.'; REV: 'LIBERTAS COS.IIII.S.C.'; Liberty standing left; (Sear 1283); Bucks. NVF RB2890 65.00  
Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE Dupondius; river find; small flan but chunky; dark patina, off-struck with weak reverse. OBV: 'ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS P.P.TR.P.XVII.'; REV: 'LIBERTAS COS.IIII.S.C.'; Liberty standing left; (Sear 1283); Bucks. F+/VG RB2883 14.95
Faustina I; c.120 A.D., AE Sestertius; old collection; brassy tone with clear detail & legends; chunky coin. OBV: 'DIVA FAVSTINA'; REV: 'AETERNITAS S.C.'; Aeternitas holding phoenix; (Sear 1359) F RB2831 Sold >
Marcus Aurelius; 161-180 A.D., AE Dupondius; mostly dark green patina with some edge corrosion; majority of legends intact. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.M.AVREL.ANTONINVS AVG.P.M.'; REV: 'SALVTI AVGVSTOR TR.P.XVII.COS.III.S.C.'; Salus feeding snake; (New Sear 5068) F/NF RB2878 14.95
Marcus Aurelius; 161-180 A.D., AE Sestertius; edge corrosion & surface degradation but detail intact with much of legends. OBV: 'AURELIVS CAES.ANTON.AVG.PII.F.'; REV: ' TR.POT.XI.COS.II.S.C.'; Felicitas leaning on column; (New Sear 4816); Lincs. NF/F RB2819 13.95
Lucilla; c.180 A.D., AE Sestertius; old collection; brown tone with detail worn but much of obverse legend & portrait visible. OBV: 'LVCILLAE AVG.ANTONINI AVG.F.'; REV: 'VENVS S.C.'; Venus holding apple; (New Sear 5506) F/Good RB2718 27.50
Elagabalus & Julia Maesa; 218-222 A.D., AE25; old collection; yellow colour (as seen from watery conditions) with portraits visible & parts legends. OBV: 'Head of Elagabalus facing draped bust of Julia Maesa'; REV: Demeter standing left holding cornucopia and corn-ears, E in right field'; (Moushmov 670) VG/F RB2740 11.95
Philip I; 244-249 A.D., AR Antoninianus; old collection; light toning with some wear but clear detail & legends.OBV: 'IMP.M.IVL.PHILIPPVS AVG.'; REV: 'AEQVITAS AVGG.'; Aequitas holding scales; (Sear 2551) NVF RB2895 25.00
Philip I; 244-249 A.D., AR Antoninianus; old collection; grey tone to obverse & darker reverse; clear detail & legends.OBV: 'IMP.M.IVL.PHILIPPVS AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AETERN.'; Pax holding branch; (Sear 2563) GF RB2894 Sold
Herennius Etruscus; 251 A.D., AR Antoninianus; rare type in super condition; square flan so part reverse legend off-struck. OBV: 'Q.HER.ETR.MES.DECIVS NOB.C.'; REV: 'CONCORDIA AVGG.'; clasped hands; (Sear 2739) NVF/GVF RB2796 75.00
Valerian I; 253-260 A.D., AE Antoninianus; full dark green patina; slightly weak to part obverse legend but remainder detail clear. OBV: 'IMP.C.P.LIC.VALERIANVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'ORIENS AVGG.'; Sol advancing left; (Sear 2887); Lincs. F/GF RB2801 9.95
Gallienus; 253-268 A.D., AE Antoninianus; partly silvered but toned otherwise; weaker reverse but all visible.OBV: 'GALLIENVS AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AVG.'; Pax standing left; (Sear 2984); Beds. F RB2679 6.95
Gallienus; 253-268 A.D., AE Antoninianus; nice detail to reverse with trace of original tinning; clear legends. OBV: 'GALLIENVS AVG.'; REV: 'FORTVNA REDVX.'; Fortune, rudder before; (Sear 2959) F+/NVF RB2644 11.95
Claudius II; 268-270 A.D., AE Antoninianus; bold detail with hint of original tinning to obverse; decent portrait.OBV: 'IMP.C.CLAVDIVS AVG.'; REV: 'VICTORIA AVG.'; Victory standing left; (Sear 3222) GF/F RB2634 11.95
Probus; 276-282 A.D., AE Antoninianus; with old ticket from 1900s, W.C. Boyd collection; bold detail with some tinning remaining; clear detail & legends. OBV: 'PROBVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'VICTORIA AVG. RS'; Victory holding wreath; (Sear 3374) NVF RB2926 Sold >
Carus; 282-283 A.D., AE Antoninianus; rare type; highly attractive with bold legends & minimal wear.OBV: 'DIVO CARO.PIO.'; REV: 'CONSECRATIO II'; eagle with head left; (Sear 3415) VF/EF RB2854 95.00
Carinus; 283-285 A.D., AE Antoninianus; small flan with visible detail under mostly green patina; scarce Emperor. OBV: 'IMP.C.M.AVR.CARINVS AVG.'; REV: 'FORTVNA REDVX.'; Fortune seated left; (Sear3466) NF RB2922 Sold >
Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; standard type with nice portrait & reverse which look to be decent grade; weak strike to edges & off-struck so full legends not visible. OBV: 'IMP.C.CARAVSIVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AVG.'; Pax holding branch; (Sim. Sear 3562); Lincs. NVF/GF RB2885 45.00 >
Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; standard type with nice portrait & reverse which look to be decent grade; weak strike to edges & off-struck so full legends not visible. OBV: 'IMP.C.CARAVSIVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AVG.'; Pax holding branch; (Sim. Sear 3562); Lincs. VF Detail RB2805 30.00
Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; very bold portrait with weaker reverse; much dark green patina with clear legends; some white colouring to reverse. OBV: 'IMP.C.CARAVSIVS P.AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AVG.'; Pax holding torch?; no mintmark; (Sear 3580); Lincs.. VF RB2800 50.00
Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Antoninianus; small flan but all details & legends intact; looks to be a decent grade.OBV: 'IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'PAX AVG. C'; Pax standing left; (Sear 3593); Lincs. GF RB2809 45.00
Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Quinarius; scarce Emperor; decent portrait with clear legends; mostly green patina. OBV: 'IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'VIRTVS AVG.QC'; galley left; (Sear 3596); Cambs. GF+ RB2661 26.50
Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Quinarius; scarce Emperor; has adhesions to both sides so could be improved; nice clear reverse galley & decent portrait. OBV: 'IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'VIRTVS AVG.QC'; galley left; (Sear 3596); Cambs. GF/VF RB2662 24.50
Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Quinarius; very much a low grade with visible detail obverse better than reverse.OBV: 'IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'VIRTVS AVG. QC'; galley with rowers; (Sear 3596); Lincs. Good/Fair RB2807 5.95
Severus II; 306-307 A.D., AE Follis; rare Emperor; with old ticket for £125; chunky coin with reasonable detail; although weak, legends intact. OBV: 'SEVERVS NOBILISSIMVS CAESAR'; REV: 'GENIO POPVLI ROMANI'; Genius left; no mintmark, attributed to London; (Sear 3734) F+ RB2538 65.00

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