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Roman Bronze & Antoninianus Coinage up to 300 AD
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CAT.

£

 

Judean; 103-76 B.C. AE Lepton; Alexander Jannaeus; Obv: Star within diadem, Rev: Anchor; (Hendin 469)

VG

RB3534

15.00

Judean; AE Prutah: Hasmonean King John Hyrcanus 1: High priest of Judaea from 134 to 104 BC; Obv. Hebrew inscription in wreath Rev. Double cornucopia; 12mm (Hendin 1133)

 

Fine

 

RB3535

 

15.00

Anonymous, Rome; c.280 B.C. Cast Æ Sextans; from specialist collector; dark green patina, clear imprint of shell but worn reverse; rare. OBV: 'Cockle shell'; REV: 'Caduceus'; (Vecchi ICC, 30; Crawford 14/5; HN Italy 272; RBW -); graded by type

GF/

Worn

 

RB3490

 

Sold

Republican; 211-208 B.C., AE As; slight dishing with much wear as usual; large chunky coin with some visible detail. OBV: 'Jugate heads of Janus'; REV: 'ROMA'; Prow of ship, club above, ´I´ before; (N/Sear 632)

 

Good

 

RB2907

 

Sold

Augustus; 27 B.C.-14 A.D., AE As; struck under Tiberius; very attractive patina, slightly off-struck obverse but decent features. OBV: 'DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER'; REV: 'S.C. '; eagle on globe; (New Sear 1790) F A154 Sold

Galba; 68-69 A.D., AE As; from specialist collector; brassy-brown colour; rough surfaces with bold detail & much of legends visible; off-struck both sides; rare. OBV: ´SER SVLPI GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR P´; REV: ´AEQVITAS AVGVSTI S C´; Aequitas standing left; (RICI-494)

 

GF

 

RB3394

 

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Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AE Dupondius; patchy patina with engrained dirt; rather shiny & probably polished; could possibly be improved. OBV: 'IMP.CAES. VESPASIAN.AVG.COS.VIII.P.P. '; REV: 'FORTVNAE REDVCI.S.C. '; Fortuna holding rudder; (New Sear 2348) Good/F A153 18.95

Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AE As; detecting find with brown colour; good obverse detail with visible reverse but worn. OBV: ´IMP.CAESAR VESP.AVG.COS.V.CENS. ´; REV: ´AEQVITAS AVGVST.S.C. ´; Aequitas holding scales; (N/Sear 2356)

NF/

Good

 

RB3577

 

Sold

Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; brassy colour with pitting; legends only part visible but reasonable detail & very rare type. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.NER.TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG.GER.DAC.PARTICO P.M.TR.P.COS. VI.P.P.'; REV: 'REGNA ADSIGNATA S.C.'; Trajan on platform with two officers with three Kings before him; (N/Sear 3190)

 

F

 

RB3253

 

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Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AE As; brassy-black tone; bold portrait with much of legends visible. OBV: 'IMP.CAES.NERVA TRAIAN AVG.GERM.P.M. '; REV: 'TR.POT.COS.III.P.P.S.C. '; Victory with shield; (N/Sear 3242); Cambs. F+ A103 19.95
Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE Dupondius; rather rough with patchy patina; decent obverse legend. OBV: 'ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS P.P.TR.P. '; REV: 'COS.IIII.S.C. '; Salus feeding snake & holding rudder; (New Sear 4269) F/VG A151 Sold
Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE As; almost full patina on this popular type; always poorly struck & on smaller flan. OBV: 'ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS.P.P.TR.P.XVIII. '; REV: 'BRITANNIA COS.IIII.S.C. '; Britannia seated left on rock; (New Sear 4296) NF A152

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Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE Sestertius; much light-green patina with some patchy to obverse; reasonable detail & legends. OBV: ´ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS.P.P.TR.P.XVII.´; REV: ´LIBERTAS COS.III.S.C.´; Libertas, head right, holding pileus; (RIC916a); Cambs.

 

F

 

RB3402

 

24.50

Faustina I; c.120 A.D., AE Sestertius; smooth-worn with good patina; surface dirt over much of it so could be improved. OBV: 'DIVA FAVSTINA'; REV: 'AETERNITAS'; Ceres holding corn ears; (RIC1099); Northants. NF A150 Sold
Commodus; 177-192 A.D., AE Sestertius; mostly full green patina; some earthy deposits to obverse; full obverse legend. OBV: 'M.COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG. '; REV: 'LIBERTAS AVG IMP II.COS.P.P.S.C. '; Libertas holding pileus; (Sim. N/Sear 5766); Cambs. F/Good A104 24.50

Geta; 209-211 A.D., AE Sestertius; rare denomination; from specialist collector; much worn with visible detail & parts of legends; BRIT legends. OBV: ´P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS.AVG.BRIT.´; REV: ´VICT.BRIT.TR.P.III.COS.II.S.C.´; Victory seated right inscribing shield; (RIC.IV-1, 172a)

 

VG

 

RB3405

 

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Severus Alexander; 222-235 A.D., AE Sestertius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£35); evenly worn with nice reverse; dig or possible very old plug right of bust. OBV: 'IMP.ALEXANDER PIVS AVG. '; REV: 'SPES PVBLICA'; Spes holding flower; (N/Sear 8019)

 

F/GF

 

RB3354

 

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Philip I; 244-249 A.D., AR Antoninianus; has toning but appears good silver with slightly weaker reverse. OBV: 'IMP.M.IVL.PHILIPPVS AVG. '; REV: 'VICTORIA AVGG. '; Victory standing left; (New Sear 8972)

F+/F A160 Sold
Herennia Etruscilla; c.250 A.D., AR Antoninianus; bold detail with weakly-struck reverse; mostly clear legends & features; scarce. OBV: 'HER.ETRVSCILLA AVG. '; REV: 'PVDICITIA AVG. '; Pudicitia seated; (New Sear 9495) NVF/F+ A156 Sold

Herennia Etruscilla; c.253 A.D., AR Antoninianus; bright silver; slightly degraded obverse silver but with bold detail & legends. OBV: 'HER.ETRVSCILLA AVG. '; REV: 'PVDICITIA AVG. '; Pudicitia with veil & sceptre; (N/Sear 9494)

 

NVF

 

RB3497

 

38.50

Valerian I; 253-260 A.D., AR Antoninianus; mostly dull silver with grey tone; clear legends & features. OBV: 'IMP.VALERIANVS AVG. '; REV: 'SECVRIT.PERPET'; Securitas holding sceptre; (New Sear 9976) F/GF A157 15.95

Valerian I; 253-260 A.D., AE/AR Antoninianus; toned in part with reasonable silver remains but very dull; good detail. OBV: ´IMP.C.P.LIC.VALERIANVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´ORIENS AVGG.´; Sol advancing left; (Sim. Sear 2887)

 

GF

 

RB3472

 

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Valerian II; 253-255 A.D., AE Antoninianus; scarce; black-blue toning with good obverse; reverse weaker but visible. OBV: 'DIVO VALERIANO CAES.'; REV: 'CONSECRATIO'; Emperor on eagle flying right; (N/Sear 10606)

 

GF/NF

 

RB3300

 

Sold

Postumus; 259-268 A.D., AR Antoninianus; ragged edge as struck; appears good silver with slight surface loss to reverse. OBV: 'IMP.C.POSTVMVS P.F.AVG. '; REV: 'PROVIDENTIA AVG. '; Providence standing left; (N/Sear 10979); Cambs. NVF A101 22.50

Gallienus; 253-268 A.D., AE Antoninianus; hoard quality (possibly professionally cleaned); chocolate tone with either some wear or struck as such from worn die; mostly clear legends. OBV: ´GALLIENVS AVG.´; REV: ´ABVNDANTIA AVG.´; Abundantia emptying cornucopiae; (N/Sear 10164)

 

NVF

 

RB3470

 

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Gallienus; 253-268 A.D., AE/AR Antoninianus; scarce left-facing bust; base silver with spots of Verdigris; mostly clear legends. OBV: ´GALLIENVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´VICTORIA GERMANICA´; Victory with seated German captive before, hand tied; (RSC4-1175)

 

GF

 

RB3473

 

Sold

Claudius II; 268-270 A.D., AE Antoninianus; very attractive & looks to be high grade; just slightly off-struck obverse. OBV: 'IMP.C.CLAVDIVS AVG. '; REV: 'IOVI VICTORI'; Jupiter holding thunderbolt; (New Sear 11342) VF/GVF A162 8.95
Claudius II; 268-270 A.D., AE Antoninianus; higher grade with just slight die damage right of portrait; off-struck reverse. OBV: 'IMP.CLAVDIVS AVG. '; REV: 'FORTVNA REDVX'; Fortuna holding rudder; (New Sear 11337) VF A163 8.95
Aurelian; 270-275 A.D., AE Antoninianus; very dark patina with the odd trace of silvering; clear detail & legends. OBV: 'IMP.AVRELIANVS AVG. '; REV: 'CONCORD.MILIT. *C*'; Aurelian & Jupiter; (New Sear 11514) GF/NVF A158 12.95

Severina; c.275 A.D., AE Antoninianus; scarce Empress; with old ticket for 10/6d; tiny remains of original tinning; bold detail & attractive. OBV: ´SEVERINA AVG.´; REV: ´PROVIDEN.DEOR. VXXT´; Fides with standards facing Sol; (N/Sear 11707)

 

NVF

 

RB3429

 

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Tacitus; 275-276 A.D., AE Antoninianus; fairly rough surfaces with weaker reverse; legends almost intact. OBV: 'IMP.C.M.CL.TACTITVS AVG. '; REV: 'TEMPRVM FELICITAS'; Felicity standing left; (Sear 3314); Suffolk

 

F/VG

 

RB3508

 

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Carus; 282-283 A.D., AE Antoninianus; green patina but degraded surfaces; visible detail & legends. OBV: 'IMP.CARVS P.F.AVG. '; REV: 'AETERNIT.IMPERI'; Sol advancing left; (N/Sear 12167)

 

VG

 

RB3494

 

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Aemilian; 253 A.D., AR Antoninianus; some dark infill but seems of good weight; mostly clear legends & detail; rare Emperor. OBV: 'IMP.AEMILIANVS PIVS FEL.AVG.'; REV: 'MARTI PROPVGT'; Mars with shield & spear; (New Sear 9837)

 

F+

 

RB3171

 

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Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; standard type; patchy dark patina with mostly clear obverse legend; rough reverse. OBV: ´IMP.CARAVSIVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´PAX AVG.´; Pax holding branch; (N/Sear 13648); Northants.

NF/

Good

 

RB3425

 

Sold

Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Antoninianus; dark patina with some brown colours; old dig to reverse but full legends & features. OBV: ´IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´LAETITIA AVG. ML London´; Laetitia left; (N/S 13811); Cambs.

 

F/GF

 

RB3435

 

Sold

Allectus; 293-296 A.D., AE Antoninianus; light green patchy patina; fairly worn with weak legends. OBV: ´IMP.C.ALLECTVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´PAX AVG. ML London´; Pax left; (N/Sear 13818); Cambs.

 

NF

 

RB3434

 

Sold
Constantius I; 305-306 A.D., AE Follis; fairly smoothed with visible detail & parts legends. OBV: 'CONSTANTIVS NOB.CAES. '; REV: 'SACRA MONET AVGG.ET CAESS.NOSTR. '; Moneta holding scales, star to right; (New Sear 14093) VG A155 14.95
Galerius; 305-311 A.D., AE Follis; mostly full patina with clear legends & detail. OBV: 'MAXIMIANVS NOB.CAES. '; REV: 'SACRA MONET.AVGG.ET CAESS.NOSTR.AQT'; Moneta holding scales; (New Sear 14401) GF/NVF A159 22.50



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