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CAT.

£

 

Republican; P.Servilius M.F.Rullus; c.100 B.C., AR Denarius; highly attractive coin with virtually full legends; very light toning. OBV: 'RVLLI, Minerva left'; REV: 'P.SERVILI M.F.'; Victory in biga right; (RSC1-Servilia 14)

 

NVF

 

RS3141

 

Sold

Mark Antony; 32-31 B.C., AR Denarius; usual wear to both sides but legion number fully visible along with part obverse legend. OBV: ‘ANT.AVG.III.VIR.R.P.C. galley right’; REV: ‘LEG.II.’; legionary eagle between standards; (RSC2-27)

 

VG

 

RS3082

 

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Julius Caesar; 46 B.C., AR Denarius; rare; looks to be waterworn & could possibly be improved; almost clear legends & features. OBV: 'COS.TERT.DICT ITER'; REV: 'AVR.PONT.MAX., D in field'; sacrificial implements; (RSC1-4a)

 

F

 

RS3138

 

150.00

Tiberius; 14-37 A.D., AR Denarius; Tribute Penny; fairly rough surfaces but detail all there along with much of the legend; popular Emperor. OBV: ‘TI.CAESAR DIVI AVG.F.AVGVSTVS’; REV: ‘PONTIF.MAXIM.’; Livia seated right; (RSC2-16) F RS3001 80.00

Nero; 54-68 A.D., base AR Tetradrachm; attractive brown patina with almost full legends & weighty.  OBV: 'NEΡΩ KΛAY KAI ΣEB ΓEΡ', radiate bust right wearing aegis. REV: 'AVTOKΡA', eagle walking left with palm branch, date LIA to left. (Koln 163, RPC 5283).

GF/

NVF

 

RS3139

 

75.00

Vitellius; 69 A.D., AR Denarius; toned with (?) banker’s mark to bust; a few tiny green spots to surface; rare Emperor. OBV: 'A.VITELLIVS GERM.IMP.AVG.TR.P.'; REV: 'XV.VIR.SACR.FAC'; tripod with dolphin above (RSC2-111)

 

F+

 

RS3149

 

Sold

Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AR Denarius; very small & an unusual patina; much worn so included as a space-filler. OBV: ‘IMP.CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.TR.P.‘; REV: ‘COS.ITER.TR.POT. ‘; Neptune with foot on prow; (RSC2-93)

 

Good

 

RS3047

 

11.95

Titus; 79-81 A.D., AR Denarius; very rare type but in pretty dire condition unfortunately; fragments of obverse legend visible but much nibbling to edge. OBV: ‘T.CAES.IMP.VESP.PON.TR.POT.’; REV: ‘No Legend’; Titus in quadriga right; (RSC2-395)

Good/F

 

RS3108

 

24.50

Domitian; 81-96 A.D., AR Denarius; high grade with light toning; very slight surface loss to parts reverse. OBV: ‘IMP.CAES. DOMIT.AVG.GERM.TR.P.XIII.’; REV: ‘IMP.XXII.COS.XVI.CENS.P.P.P.’; Minerva with spear; (RSC2-278)

 

NVF

 

RS3016

 

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Domitian; 81-96 A.D., AR Denarius; some tiny green spots (presumably ex-hoard) but with nice detail & majority of legends clear. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.DOMIT.AVG.GERM.P.M.TR.P.VIII.'; REV: 'IMP.XIX.COS.XIIII.CENS.P.P.P.'; Minerva fighting;

 

GF

 

RS3006

 

40.00

Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AR Denarius; much toning mainly to obverse; fairly worn with some obverse surface marks. OBV: ‘IMP.CAES.NER.TRAIANO.OPTIM.AVG.GER.DAC.PARTICO’; REV: ‘P.M.TR.P.COS.VI.P.P.S.P.Q.R.’; Virtus right; (RSC2-272)

 

F

 

RS3052

 

19.95

Marcus Aurelius; 161-180 A.D., AR Denarius; light grey toning with obverse surface mark; clear detail & legends. OBV: 'IMP.M. AVREL.ANTONINVS AVG.'; REV: 'PROV.DEOR.TR.P.XVI.COS.III.'; Providentia holding globe; (RSC2-519)

 

VF

 

RS3019

 

40.00

Lucilla; c.180 A.D., AR Denarius; ex-Michael Trenerry with ticket for £110; bright silver with higher grade features; die fault to reverse bottom to centre. OBV: ‘LVCILLA AVGVSTA’; REV: ‘IVNONI LVCINAE’; Juno seated holding flower & child; (RSC2-36)

 

NVF

 

RS3130

 

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Faustina II; c.175 A.D., AR Denarius; small flan with dark tone & dig to right of bust & reverse; space filler.

OBV: ‘FAVSTINA AVGVSTA’; REV: ‘AVGVSTI PII.FIL.’; Venus holding Victory & shield; (RSC2-15)

 

F

 

RS3090

 

16.95

Septimius Severus; 193-211 A.D., AR Denarius; better type; small flan as usual with much toning; much of legends visible. OBV: ‘L.SEPT.SEV.PERT.AVG.IMP.VIII.’; REV: ‘ADVENTVI AVG.FELICISSIMO’; Emperor on horseback right; (RSC3-6); Oxon.

 

F/F+

 

RS3078

 

27.50

Caracalla; 198-217 A.D., AR Denarius; toning with some green leaching to reverse but seems of good weight; possible hybrid. OBV: ‘M.AVR.ANTON.CAES.PONTIF.’; REV: ‘FIDES PVBLICA’; Fides holding corn ears & fruit bowl; (RSC3-83)

 

F+/F

 

RS3080

 

19.95

Caracalla; 198-217 A.D., AR Denarius; very bold detail on smaller flan so parts legends missing; much scarcer reverse type. OBV: 'M.AVR.ANTONINVS CAES. '; REV: 'SEVERI AVG.PII.FIL.’; sacrificial implements; (RSC3-587); Oxon.

 

GF

 

RS3058

 

32.50

Julia Soaemias; c.220 A.D., AR Denarius; scarce Empress; very attractive coin in full silver; bold detail & legends. OBV: ‘IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG.’; REV: ‘VENVS CAELESTIS’; Venus holding apple & sceptre, star right; (RSC3-8)

 

VF

 

RS3033

 

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Orbiana; c.225 A.D., AR Denarius; from collection & set in 2x2 capsule; full silver with slightly grey tone; bold detail & legends; very rare Empress. OBV:’SALL.BARBIA ORBIANA AVG.’; REV:’CONCORDIA AVGG.’; Concord seated left; (RSC3-1)

NVF/VF

 

RS2934

 

Sold

Julian II; 360-363 A.D., AR Siliqua; very lightly clipped & wear to part obverse; attractive reverse; possible die error with mintmark which isn’t central. OBV: 'D.N.FL.CL.IVLIANVS P.F.AVG.'; REV: 'VOT.X.MVLT.X.PCONST'; within wreath; (RSC5-148c); Northants.

 

F+/GF

 

RS3154

 

50.00

Eugenius; 392-394 A.D., AR Siliqua; very rare Emperor; well-clipped with fragments of legends visible; toned with decent portrait. OBV: ‘D.N.EVGENIVS P.F.AVG.’; REV: ‘VIRTVS ROMANORVM TRPS’; Roma seated holding Victory; (RSC5-14a)

 

GF

 

RS2985

 

Sold




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