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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Germanikopolis (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla65 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28.5 (14.85g). Laureate head right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy, and torch. Apparently unpublished. Lovely brwon-reddish patina. Minor deposits on reverse; otherwise Extremely Fine.Jun 09, 2015
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Amaseia (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla79 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (15.30g). Dated CY 209 (207/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Altar of Zeus Stratios; facing quadriga above, tree to left of altar. Brown tone. Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
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Amaseia (AD 177-192) AE 33 - Commodus 40 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE33 (22.70g). CY 190 (187/8 AD). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; in field, ЄT PЧ (date). Green patina. Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
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Amastris (AD 198-217) AE 31 - Caracalla69 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE31 (13.50g, 7h). ANTΩNINO-C AVΓOVC[T]OC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / AM[A]-CTPIC, Tyche seated right, holding scepter and statue(?). VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 193-194) Drachm - Pescennius Niger108 viewsPescennius Niger, 193-194 AD. AR Denarius/Drachm (2.89g, 19mm, 11h). IMP CΛES • C PESCE NIGER IVST • ΛVC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMΛPX I CΞ (sic) VΠΛTOC, calathus containing three grain ears; CT Λ (date) in exergue. EF, porous. Very rare.Jun 04, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus56 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (3.33g, 19mm, 12h). Dated RY 16 (207/8 AD). Laureate head right / MHTPO KAICAP NЄΩ, Mt. Argaeus surmounted by star; ЄT Iς (date) in exergue. EF, toned.Jun 04, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 200 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.79g, 18mm, 12h). Struck 33-34 AD. TI • CAES • AVG I M (TR) P XXXV, laureate head of Tiberius right / [DRVSVS • C]AES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • R • P , bare head of Drusus left. Near EF, toned. Rare.Jun 04, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 136 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.49g, 17mm, 12h). Struck 32-33 AD. TI • CAES • AVG [• P • M] • (TR) • P XXXIV, laureate head of Tiberius right / DRVSVS • CAES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • (TR) • P • IT, bare head of Drusus left. VF, toned, a few light marks and scratches under tone. Extremely rare with tribunician date XXXIV.Jun 04, 2015
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Seleukeia (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla52 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (14.37g, 6h). Laureate head right / Infant Zeus seated facing on throne, head left, raising right hand; around him, three Curetes, each wearing military outfit, striking shields with swords. VF, dark green, almost black, patina.

The Curetes share some of the attributes of the Corybantes, dancing divinities associated with the worship of Cybele, but their specific role in Greek mythology was to serve as the protectors of the infant Zeus while he was hidden away on Crete, safe from his murderous father Cronus. Their militant dancing, accompanied by the clashing of swords on shields, drowned out the cries of the infant.
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Tabai (BC 27-AD 14) Drachm - Augustus76 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AR Drachm (3.46g, 17mm, 12h). Laureate head right / Augustus seated left, holding Victory, who presents filleted wreath to him, and scepter; monogram to left. VF, toned, flan crack. Very rare.Jun 04, 2015
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Kidramos (AD 37-41) AE 19 - Caligula54 viewsCaligula(?),37-41 AD. AE19 (6.74g, 12h). Mousaius Callicratus Pr., magistrate. Bare head left / Goddess standing facing with arms outstretched. Good VF, green patina. Rare mint.Jun 04, 2015
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Ephesos (BC 58-57) Tetradrachm102 viewsT. Ampius T.f. Balbus. Proconsul, 58-57 BC. AR Tetradrachm (11.64g, 26mm, 12h). Cistophoric type. Hermias and Kaiustrios, magistrates. Dated year 77 (58/7 BC). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents flanking tripod on which stands Apollo to left, holding branch in right hand, leaning left elbow on column; T • A–MPI • T • F/PRO–COS across upper field, OZ/EΦE to left, torch to right, ЄPMIAC/KAIYCTPIO[C] below. Good VF, numerous scratches. Rare.Jun 04, 2015
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Pergamon (AD 209-211) AE 39 - Geta104 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE39 - Medallion (50.24g, 6h). Menogenes, strategos. AVTOKPA KAI ΠΟΠΛΙ CЄΠTI • ΓЄTAC •, laureate and cuirassed bust right, with gorgoneion on breastplate / ЄΠI CTP M-HNOΓ-ЄNOV B NЄOV ΠЄP/ΓAMHNΩN/ B NЄOKOPΩ/N, Zeus Nicephorus seated left within tetrastyle temple with shield in pediment. Near VF, dark gray-brown surfaces, smoothing, adjustment marks on reverse, ancient edge holes at 3 and 9 o’clock for insertion into swivel mount.Jun 04, 2015
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Sinope (AD 41-54) AE 28 - Claudius82 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE28 (11.38g, 6h). TI • CLAVDIVS • CAESAR, laureate head of Claudius right / C • I • [F], draped bust of Dionysus left, wearing ivy wreath. VF, reddish-brown and green patina. An extremely rare and only recently confirmed type. From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930s.

First published by Waddington (RG) without an illustration in 1925, Banti and Simonetti included it in their corpus based solely on Waddington’s description. This coin finally provides confirmation of this exceptionally rare Dionysus type.
Jun 04, 2015
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Sinope (AD 37-41) AE 17 – Caligula & Agrippina I96 viewsGaius (Caligula), with Agrippina Senior, 37-41 AD. AE22 (6.28g, 7h). Dated CY 82 (36/7 AD?). Bare head of Caligula right / Draped bust of Agrippina right. VF, dark green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC.Jun 04, 2015
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Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 - Augustus & Julius Caesar88 viewsAugustus, with Divus Julius Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (6.53g, 12h). Dated CY 23 (24/3 BC?). Laureate head of Caesar right / Bare head of Augustus right. VF, green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC, two additional in the latest supplement.Jun 04, 2015
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Ionopolis (AD 138-161) AE 29 - Antoninus Pius149 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE29 (16.89 g, 6h). Bare head right / ΓΛVΚΩΝ ΑΒΩΝΟΤΕΙΧΕΙΤΩΝ, coiled serpent with long hair (Glycon) to right. VF, dark green and brown patina, areas of roughness, smoothing in fields. Extremely rare.Jun 04, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 30 - Severus Alexander186 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE30 (15.36g, 12h). Dated CY 163 (226/7 AD). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Two-storied portico (nymphaeum?) with central arch in which stands Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia; ЄT PΞΓ (date) in exergue. VF, attractive earthen green patina. Fine style portrait and exceptional reverse. Very rare.

Çizmeli cites only three specimens with this reverse type, all of which were paired with a cruder obverse die engraved with a more youthful bust. Price and Trell (pp. 43-4) include this type with other coins depicting nymphaea, but caution that “...the building at Neocaesarea resembles a gate more than a fountain and certainly does not have the spouts at the base to indicate the nature of the monument.”
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Ephesos (AD 54-68) AE 21 – Nero & Statilia Messalina79 viewsNero, with Statilia Messalina, 54-68 AD. AE21 (7.37g, 7h). Struck 66 AD. Laureate head of Nero right / Draped bust of Messalina right. VF, dark green patina, deposits. Extremely rare, one of three cited in RPC. Hansen Coll.; ex Group CEM Triton XV (1/2012), lot 1386; Leu 30 (4/1982), lot 313; Leu 13 (4/1979), lot 407; Hans von Aulock Coll, 7864.Jun 04, 2015
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Ankyra (AD 198-217) AE 17 - Caracalla31 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE17 (3.76g, 7h). Laureate head right / Garlanded altar filled with grain ears. VF, green-brown patina. Very rare. Spradling Coll. Ex Porter Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Kremna (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla25 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (9.03g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Aquila between two signa surmounted by wreaths. Good VF, gray-brown patina, some roughness. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Antiocheia (AD 251-253) AE 21 - Volusian25 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE21 (4.17g, 7h). IMP CAE RASLLOVNAHI AV, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ANTIOCHIO CL SR, Volusian riding horse left, raising hand. VF, green patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Sillyon (AD 238-244) AE 25 - Gordian III63 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE25 (14.53g, 2h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian right / Draped bust of Mên right, wearing Phrygian cap and set upon crescent. VF, brown patina. Well centered and struck. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Side (AD 235-238) AE 32 - Maximinus I19 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE32 (22.20g, 6h). AV K Γ IO OV-H MΑΞIMЄIN-ON, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CIΔ-H-T-ΩN, Minerva standing facing, head left, holding crowning Victory and spear, and resting hand upon shield. Fine, dark green patina, some roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Akmoneia (AD 161-180) AE 20 - Marcus Aurelius34 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE20 (5.77g, 5h). Tyndianus, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Jupiter seated left on throne, holding crowning Victory and scepter. Good VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare, with RPC listing only one other example. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Saitta (AD 198-217) AE 33 - Caracalla17 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE33 (16.85g, 6h). Sospitus Charikleus, archon. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing facing, head left, resting hand upon club and holding lion skin. Good Fine, green patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Prusa ad Oylmpum (AD 241-244) AE 28 - Tranquillina50 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE28 (9.82g, 1h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Diana advancing left, holding torch in each hand. Fine, brown surfaces. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Nikaia (AD 177-192) AE 24 - Commodus21 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE24 (9.05 g, 7h). A K M AV KO ANTΩ[NINOC], bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / [OMH]POC N-IKA-IЄΩN, Homer seated right on curule chair, holding scroll. Near VF, brown patina. Extremely rare, and apparently an unpublished variety. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Amisos (AD 244-247) AE 34 - Philip II58 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE34 (22.75g, 8h). Dated CY 277 (245/6 AD). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Mars standing right, holding spear and resting hand upon shield; ЄT / COZ (date) in two lines to right. Good Fine, dark brown patina, some cleaning marks. Rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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Kibyra (BC 166-84) Drachm94 viewsca 166-84 BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 2.62g, 12h). Male head right, wearing crested helmet / Horseman galloping right, holding couched spear and palm; monogram behind, T-AY, MOYCAIOC, and KIBYPATΩ[N] below. Near VF, cleaning scratches, some roughness. Rare variety with an unlisted magistrate’s name (Mousaios).Jun 03, 2015
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Lykia Uncertain (BC 440-390) Hemiobol49 viewsca 520-470/60 BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (8mm, 0.25g, 5h). Facing lion’s scalp / Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos(?), in pelleted square border within incuse square. Good Fine, lightly toned, struck off center on the obverse, die breaks on the reverse. Rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Prokonnesos (BC 400-350) Obol113 viewsca 450-425 BC. AR Hemiobol (10mm, 0.50g, 12h). Forepart of horse right, A on shoulder; grape bunch to right / Oinochoe; Π to right. VF, toned, some roughness. Very rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Pessinos (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla35 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (11.82g, 1h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩN [...], laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄCC-IN-[O]VNT-IωИ, eagle standing right on altar, head left, with wreath in beak; signum to left and right. VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Tarsos (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla69 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (12.70g, 6h). Mantled bust right, wearing demiourgic crown / River-god Cydnus reclining left, holding cornucopia and leaning on overturned amphora from which water flows; bull reclining at feet. Near VF, dark brown patina with green highlights. Spradling Coll.; ex Gorny & Mosch 118 (10/2002), lot 1803.

Caracalla wears both the crown and the mantle of the demiourgos - the official who oversaw the operation of regional festivals and games.
Jun 03, 2015
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Epiphaneia (AD 222-235) AE 34 - Severus Alexander24 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE34 (26.09g, 7h). Dated CY 298 (230/1 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding spear and shield. VF, dark green patina. Possibly unpublished.

See CNG Electronic Auction 130, lot 284 for the same obverse die. To judge from the major collections, coins of Alexander from Epiphanea are extremely rare, while coins of the emperor’s mother, Julia Mamaea, appear to be much more common.
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Diokaisareia (AD 198-217) AE 27 - Caracalla23 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE27 (14.39g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm frond. VF, green patina. Spradling Coll.; ex Levante Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Sagalassos (AD 253-260) AE 35 - Valerian I32 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE35 - 10 Assaria (15.29g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; I (mark of value) before / Temple of the Dioscuri: three-columned temple with two garlanded altars, each with a star above. VF, dark brown patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Kremna (AD 270-275) AE 25 - Aurelian17 viewsAurelian, 270-275 AD. AE25 (6.61g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Marsyas standing left, carrying wine skin over shoulder. VF, brown patina, minor roughness, flan split. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Midaion (AD 198-217) AE 30 - Caracalla22 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE30 (16.54g, 2h). ANTΩNЄINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / MI-ΔA-Є-ΩN, Tyche of Midaion seated left, holding grain ears and two Erotes with torches; to lower left, river god Tembrus swimming left. VF, brown patina, minor roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 59 (2/2003), lot 114; CNG Elec. Auc. 57 (1/2003), lot 63.Jun 03, 2015
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Hierapolis (AD 221) AE 24 - Annia Faustina49 viewsAnnia Faustina, Augusta, 221 AD. AE24 (4.75g, 6h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / A/KTI/A in three lines within wreath. VF, earthen black patina, a few pits, light scratches. Rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Eumeneia (AD 138-161) AE 24 - Antoninus Pius40 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE24 (10.97g, 12h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / Bull walking right, being guided by Nike standing behind; Nike holds one of the bull’s horns with her right hand and a dagger with her left. VF, dark green patina with earthen highlights/deposits.Jun 03, 2015
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Kotiaeion (AD 198-217) AE 33 - Caracalla66 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE33 (17.45g, 2h). M. Aurelius Menel[aus, the younger?], archon for the second time. ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate head right / EΠI M AVPHΛ MENEΛ B APX B/KOT-I-A/EΩ-N, Hercules standing facing, head left, holding seated figure of Cybele and resting hand upon club; drum to right. VF, brown patina with traces of green. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex Cooper Coll.; CNG Elec. Auc. 73 (9/2003), lot 74.Jun 03, 2015
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Kidyessos (AD 198-217) AE 26 - Caracalla36 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE26 (8.42g, 6h). Peisonos, archon. Laureate and cuirassed bust right; gorgoneion on breastplate / Cybele seated left, holding patera in outstretched right hand, leaning left elbow on tympanum; lions flanking. VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Apameia (AD 238-244) AE 2558 viewsTime of Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE25 (9.59g, 5h). Bakchios, magistrate. Veiled and draped bust of Bule right / Eagle standing facing, head right, wings open. Good VF, dark green patina with thick earthen highlights/deposits.Jun 03, 2015
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Apameia (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Julia Mamaea23 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE29 (13.02g, 6h). P. Ailius Tryphon, equestrian asiarch. IOVΛIA MAMЄA CЄB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ЄΠI Π AIΛ TPY-Φ-(ΩN)OC ACIAP IΠΠI/AΠAMЄΩ-N, Zeus seated left on chair, holding crowning Nike and scepter. VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Rhodes (AD 81-96) AE 35 - Domitian28 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE35 - Drachm(?) (24.21g, 6h). Laureate and radiate head left / Nike standing left on prow, holding wreath and palm frond. VF, earthen green patina, two long cuts on obverse. Very rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Kos (AD 117-138) AE 14 - Hadrian41 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE14 (1.92g, 3h). AΔPИ–IIOI, laureate head right / ΚΩIΩΝ, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius. Near VF, brown surfaces. Carathéodory Pasha coll. (1833-1906).Jun 03, 2015
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Bageis (AD 198-213) AE 2164 views198-213 AD (time of later Severans). AE21 (5.05g). Archon Gaius. ΔHMOC, laureate youthful bust of Demos right, drapery on far shoulder / ЄΠI ΓAIOV APX A / BAΓHNΩN (HN ligate), river-god Hermos, wearing himation, reclining right, resting with left arm on urn from which water is flowing, holding water plant over right shoulder, in ex. ЄPMOC. VF. Rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Samos (AD 253-260) AE 27 - Valerian I28 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE27 (11.85g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Facing cult statue of Samian Hera within tetrastyle temple. VF, green-brown patina. Rare. Carathéodory Pasha coll. (1833-1906).Jun 03, 2015
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Samos (AD 253-260) AE 26 - Valerian I28 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE26 (8.04g, 6h). AVPT (sic) K ΠΟ ΛIKI ONAΛЄPIANOC (sic), laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Facing cult statue of Samian Hera. VF, green-brown surfaces. Rare. Carathéodory Pasha coll. (1833-1906).Jun 03, 2015
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Samos (AD 244-247) AE 29 - Philip II28 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE29 (10.50g, 12h). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Facing cult statue of Samian Hera. Near VF, brown and green patina. Rare. Carathéodory Pasha coll. (1833-1906).Jun 03, 2015
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Samos (AD 244-249) AE 29 - Otacilia Severa31 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE29 (10.42g, 6h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Warrior advancing right, head left, with left foot on small prow, extending right hand and holding shield in left. VF, green patina. Rare. Carathéodory Pasha coll. (1833-1906).Jun 03, 2015
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Smyrna (AD 238-244) AE 35 - Gordian III39 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE35 (22.53g, 6h). Cl. Rufinus Sophistes, strategos. Struck 241-243 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Two Nemeses standing facing one another, that on the left holding bridle, that on the right patera and cubit rule; griffin between. VF, green patina, even roughness.Jun 03, 2015
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Magnesia (AD 75-100) AE 1563 viewsLate 1st century AD(?). AE15 (2.58g, 12h). Apollo standing right, playing cithara / Facing cult statue of Aretmis Leukophrys. Good VF.Jun 03, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 238-244) AE 28 - Gordian III50 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE28 (12.41g, 1h). Lepidus, strategos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTPA/ ΛЄΠIΔO/V KVZIKH/NΩN NЄ/OKOP in five lines. VF, brown patina with hard green and blue deposits, thin flan crack. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximus46 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE25 (9.08g, 7h). Γ IOV OV MAZIMOC KAICA, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KVSIKHNΩ NEOKO, Diana driving biga right, holding two torches. Near VF, green-brown patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 177-192) AE 41 - Commodus54 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE41 - Medallion (35.04g, 12h). Struck circa 191-192 AD. AV KAI [Λ] M AV KOMMOΔ[O]C AN[T CЄB ЄVC ЄVT POMAIOC HP]AKΛHC, laureate bust right, with lion’s skin tied around neck, club over shoulder / NЄ-O[K]O-[PΩN] KVZIKHNΩ[N], two large baskets containing branches and set on tall stands, each being raised by three men holding supports; two additional men standing on supports, two altars or bases before baskets, star-in-crescent above each basket. Fine, rough brown surfaces, pierced. Extremely rare and possibly unique.

This type cannot be adequately explained, but must refer to some local myth or cult practice. The Vienna piece shares the same reverse scene but is smaller and must be earlier in date, with a younger portrait shown laureate, draped, and cuirassed.
Jun 03, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 177-192) AE 30 - Commodus79 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE30 (11.30g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KVZI/KHNΩN/ NEOKO/PΩN in four lines within wreath. Good VF, green patina, some bare metal revealed on high points.Jun 03, 2015
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Nikaia (AD 219-220) AE 22 - Julia Paula23 viewsJulia Paula, Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE22 (5.13g, 7h). Draped bust right / Venus standing left, holding apple. Good VF, green patina, area of fill on reverse. A scarcer empress for the provincial series. Possibly an unpublished type.Jun 03, 2015
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Bithynion-Hadriana (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus46 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (10.15g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter. VF, brown patina with some bare metal revealed on high points, hard green deposits. Rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Philadelphia (AD 100-200) AE 1729 viewsImperial Times, 1st century AD. AE17 (2.43g, 1h). Helmeted head of Minerva right / Horizontal branch from which hand two bunches of grapes. Good VF, green patina. Rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Side (AD 253-268) AE 29 - Gallienus37 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE29 - 11 Assaria (14.88g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; [IA (mark of value) to right]; countermark: Є within circular incuse / Two agonistic crowns, each containing two palm fronds, set upon table inscribed ΠPΩTA. VF, granular green-brown surfaces.Jun 03, 2015
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Kibyra (AD 198-217) AE 35 - Caracalla34 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (22.14g, 6h). Dated CY 176 (199/200 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Fortuna standing right, holding scepter and clasping hands with Minerva seated left on throne, resting elbow upon cuirass and shield; ЄT COP (date) in exergue. Near VF, dark gray-green patina, a few marks on the obverse. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Saitta (AD 193-211) AE 26 - Septimius Severus12 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE26 (9.22g, 6h). Andronicus, archon. Laureate head right / Mên standing left, holding pine cone and scepter. VF, green patina. Rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Saitta (AD 177-192) AE 33 - Commodus26 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE33 (25.79g, 6h). Oct. Artemidorus Philad-, first archon. Struck ca 178-180 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing facing, head right, holding club and lion skin. VF, green patina, minor encrustation. Very rare, with RPC listing only one other example. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Maionia (AD 100-200) AE 1718 viewsca 2nd century AD. AE17 (2.99g, 7h). Selonus, magistrate. Draped bust of Demos right / Zeus standing left, holding uncertain object. Good VF, glossy green surfaces.Jun 03, 2015
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Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander65 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE20 (4.70g, 8h). M AVP CЄVH AΛЄΞANΔPOC AV, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Three signa. Good VF, green patina.Jun 03, 2015
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Sebastopolis-Herakleiopolis (AD 193-211) AE 27 - Septimius Severus69 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE27 (13.87g, 5h). Dated CY 208 (205/6 AD). AY KAI Λ CЄ-ΠTI CЄOYH, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CЄBACTOΠ (HP)AK-ΛЄOΠ[OΛIC ЄT], the Fourth Labor of Hercules: Hercules right, wrestling the Erymanthian boar; HC (date) upward to right. Near VF, brown surfaces. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Seleukeia Sidera (AD 238-244) AE 26 - Gordian III25 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE26 (8.53g, 6h). Laureate head right, with slight drapery / Mên on horse trotting right. Near VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Sillyon (AD 258-260) AE 34 - Saloninus36 viewsSaloninus, as Caesar, 258-260 AD. AE34 - 10 Assaria (18.64g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; below, eagle standing right, head left, with wings spread / Mên on horse trotting left. VF, gray-brown patina, some roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex vAuctions 248 (6/2010), lot 21 (incorrectly attributed as Valerian II).Jun 03, 2015
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Aizanis (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus42 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (15.75g, 6h). Aurelius Zenonus, magistate. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Magna Mater (Cybele) seated left on chair, holding patera and resting elbow upon tympanum; to left, lion left. VF, dark green patina. Very rare. Spradling Coll.; ex Burstein Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Philadelphia (AD 198-209) AE 26 - Geta13 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE26 (7.58g, 6h). Julianus, magistrate. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Diana standing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver on back. VF, green patina, some bare metal revealed. Very rare. Spradling Coll. Ex Righetti Coll.; CNG Elec. Auc. 226 (1/2010), lot 437.Jun 03, 2015
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Metropolis (AD 244-249) AE 29 - Otacilia Severa27 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE29 (13.07g, 6h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Magna Mater (Cybele) seated left on throne, holding patera and tympanum; to left, lion left. Near VF, dark green patina, some roughness. Very rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Parion (BC 45) AE 1889 viewsTime of Julius Caesar, ca 45 BC. AE17.5 (6.28g, 12h). C. Matuinus and T. Ancius, aediles. Female head right, wearing stephane / Praefericulum. VF, attractive green and red patina. Rare. Philips coll.Jun 03, 2015
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Nikaia (AD 222) AE 20 - Severus Alexander16 viewsSeverus Alexander, as Caesar, 222 AD. AE20 - Diassarion (5.84g, 7h). M AVP AΛЄZANΔPOC K, bareheaded and cuirassed bust right / N-IKA-IEΩN, Justitia standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. VF, brown patina. Extremely rare.Jun 03, 2015
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Ankyra (AD 209-211) AE 30 - Geta45 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE30 (18.30g, 7h). Laureate head right / Athena standing left, holding patera and scepter. VF, dark green patina, flan crack. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex Righetti Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 214 (7/2009), lot 326.May 31, 2015
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Mopsos (AD 217-218) AE 31 - Diadumenian19 viewsDiadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218 AD. AE31 (15.16g, 6h). Dated CY 285 (217/8 AD). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Male figure (satyr?) standing left, with foot on basis and holding reed. Near VF, green patina, a few edge splits. Very rare. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 29 - Septimius Severus29 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE29 (14.71g, 5h). Dated CY 144 (195/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus right; c/m: Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent held in hands, within oval incuse / Head of Asclepius right; serpent-entwined staff to right; ΔMP (date) below. VF, black patina, orange earthen deposits, minor edge split. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 1130; Levante Coll.May 31, 2015
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Aigeai (AD 138-161) AE 25 - Marcus Aurelius 27 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE25 (12.81g, 12h). Dated CY 191 (144/5 AD). Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Veiled and draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown; date before. VF, black-green patina with blue-green and beige overtones.May 31, 2015
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Timbriada (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla21 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (9.91g, 2h). AV K M AV ANTΩNЄIN-OC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: TI within circular incuse / TIMB-PI-AΔЄΩN, the Dioscuri standing facing one another, each holding scepter; crescent above. VF, tan-brown surfaces. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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Antiocheia (AD 251-253) AE 24 - Volusian26 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE24 (7.67g, 1h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding crowning Nike and scepter; shield to left, trophy of arms to right. Good VF, dark brown patina, light earthen deposits. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 227 (2/2010), lot 342 (some undesirable deposits since removed).May 31, 2015
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Sillyon (AD 193-211) AE 34 - Septimius Severus30 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE34 (26.43g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Mên on horse trotting right. Near VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.; ex vAuctions 236 (11/2009), lot 19.May 31, 2015
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Perge (AD 241-244) AE 25 - Tranquillina35 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE25 (9.08g, 11h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane; crescent behind / Distyle temple containing cult statue of Artemis-Pergaia. VF, rough dark green-brown patina. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 165 (5/2007), lot 164.May 31, 2015
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Trajanopolis (AD 117-138) AE 25 - Hadrian41 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE25 (10.50g, 2h). Laureate and draped bust right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Good VF, attractive brown patina. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 108 (2/2005), lot 40.May 31, 2015
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Synnada (AD 217-218) AE 31 - Macrinus30 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE31 (15.21g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CYNNA-ΔЄΩN, Zeus seated left on throne, holding crowning Nike and scepter. VF, green-brown patina, some encrustation on the reverse. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 77 (11/2003), lot 76.May 31, 2015
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Peltai (AD 193-211) AE 32 - Septimius Severus28 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE32 (20.88g, 6h). Tatarionus, archon. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄΛTHNUN MA APX TATAPIUNO, Mên standing left, holding pine cone and spear. VF, dark green patina, light earthen deposits. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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Apameia (AD 138-161) AE 22 - Antoninus Pius40 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE22 (6.94g, 6h). Scymnus II Demetrius, magistrate. Struck circa 139-144 AD. Laureate head right / Four grain ears. VF, dark brown patina. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 52 (11/2002), lot 85.May 31, 2015
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Thyateira (AD 198-209) AE 31 - Geta19 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE31 (15.24g, 6h). Moschus, strategos. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Near VF, rough tan-brown surfaces. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex Lindgren Coll.May 31, 2015
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Akrasos (AD 193-211) AE 22 - Septimius Severus33 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE22 (6.32g, 12h). Laureate head right / Athena standing left, holding patera and reversed spear; shield to right. VF, dark green-brown patina, minor roughness, a few adjustment marks. Very rare. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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Germanikopolis (AD 193-211) AE 28 - Septimus Severus40 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE28 (14.00g, 6h). AVT. KA. CEΠ. CEOYHPOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / APX. ΠAΦ. ΓEPMANIKOΠOΛЄΩC, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy, and torch. Good VF, dark brown patina. Attractive portrait. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 23 - Gallienus53 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE23 (9.86g, 1h). Dated CY 201 (264/5 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Two prize urns, each containing two palm fronds, set on base; ЄT CA (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 23 - Gallienus42 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE23 (11.23g, 6h). Dated CY 200 (263/4 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Prize urn, containing two palm fronds, set upon agonistic table; ЄT C (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus61 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (9.76g, 6h). Dated CY 200 (263/4 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Gallienus on horse advancing right, preparing to hurl spear at fallen enemy to right; ЄT C (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 26 - Gallienus88 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE26 (11.74g, 2h). Dated CY 199 (262/3 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Wreath; [Є]T PЧΘ (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus66 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (11.77g, 6h). Dated CY 199 (AD 262/3). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Prize urn, containing two palm fronds, set upon agonistic table with three decorated legs; ЄT PЧΘ (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina, pit on obverse.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus46 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (10.72g, 7h). Dated CY 199 (262/3 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Prize urn, containing two palm fronds, set upon agonistic table with three legs; ЄT PЧΘ (date) in exergue. Good VF, red-brown patina.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-260) AE 27 - Valerian I26 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE27 (13.46g, 1h). Dated CY 192 (255/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; ЄT PЧB (date) across field. VF, some roughness, pit on the obverse. Spradling Coll.; ex Burstein Coll.May 31, 2015
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Neokaisareia (AD 251-253) AE 29 - Trebonianus Gallus & Volusian56 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, with Volusian, 251-253 AD. AE29 (14.00g, 12h). Dated CY 188 (251/2 AD). AVT K K/ ΓAΛΛOC KAI OVOΛOV[CCIANOC]/ CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right of Trebonianus Gallus, facing radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left of Volusian / • GEN • AVGG • • NOS •, Genius standing facing, head left, holding patera and cornucopia; ЄT/ΡΠ-H (date) across field. Good VF. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 115 (5/2005), lot 224; Burstein Coll.; CNG 37 (3/1996), lot 1045.May 31, 2015
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Sebastopolis-Herakleiopolis (AD 198-209) AE 27 - Geta67 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE27 (13.59g, 5h). Dated CY 208 (AD 205/6). Λ CЄΠT-I ΓЄTAC K, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / (HP)AKΛЄ CЄBACT, the Second Labor of Hercules: Hercules right, slaying the Lernaean Hydra with club; (ЄT) (HC) (date) across field. Good Fine, porous tan-brown surfaces. Extremely rare, and apparently unpublished. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 193 (8/2008), lot 140.May 31, 2015
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Sebastopolis-Herakleiopolis (AD 193-211) AE 27 - Septimius Severus85 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE27 (12.46g, 11h). Dated CY 208 (205/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing facing, leaning upon club and holding lion skin; ЄT H/C (date) across field. VF, earthen green patina. Very rare. Spradling Coll.May 31, 2015
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