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CAT.

£

 

Republican; C. Aburius Geminus; c.134 B.C., AR Denarius; from collector, ex-Michael Trenerry with ticket; slightly grey tone with a couple of minor reverse marks; bold detail & clear legends. OBV: ´GEM, head of Roma´; REV: ´C.ABVRI ROMA´; Mars in quadriga; (RSC1-Aburuia 1)

 

NVF

 

RS3328

 

Sold

Republican; C. Vibius C.f. C.n. Pansa Caetronianus; c.48 B.C., AR Denarius; from collector, ex-Dei Gratia; scarce; obverse banker´s marks, toned with good detail. OBV: ´PANSA, mask of Pan´; REV: ´C.VIBIVS C.F.C/N.IOVIS AXVR.´; Jupiter Axurus seated left; (RSC1-Vibia 18)

NVF/GF

 

RS3331

 

42.50

Republican; Mn. Fonteius C.f.; from collector; blue toning, very worn & looks to be detecting find; visible detail & parts legends. OBV: ´MN.FONTEI.C.F., head of Vejovis´; REV: ´Infant genius seated on goat, Dioscuri caps above´; (RSC1-Fonteia 9)

NF/

Good

 

RS3342

 

Sold

Mark Antony; 32-31 B.C., AR Denarius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£4); very worn smooth reverse & we think it may be as in legend following; blue obverse tone. OBV: ´ANT.AVG.III.VIR.R.P.C.´; REV: ´LEG.II.´; legionary standards; (RSC1-28)

VG/

Fair

 

RS3232

 

Sold

Tiberius; 14-37 A.D., AR Denarius; popular type; reasonable portrait with clear legends both sides; various surface marks. OBV: ´TI.CAESAR DIVI.AVG.F.AVGVSTVS´; REV: ´PONTIF.MAXIM.´; Livia seated right; (RSC2-16a)

 

F+

 

RS3359

 

Sold

Caligula; 37-41 A.D., AR/AE Denarius; very rare; contemporary forgery with coppery look mainly to reverse; has been plugged to left both sides; full silver examples selling excess of £750! OBV: ´C.CAESAR AVG.GERM.P.M.TR.POT.´; REV: ´No Legend´; head of Augustus between stars; (RSC2-11)

 

F/F+

 

RS3100

 

200.00

Galba; 68-69 A.D., AR Denarius; rare Emperor with very old label; has some ´green´ spots to reverse so possibly heavily plated; despite much wear, weighs 2.9 grams; decent portrait with very flat reverse. OBV: ´IMP.SER.GALBA CAESAR AVG.´; REV: ´VIRTVS across field´; Virtus holding sword & spear; (c/f RSC2-344 but left-facing)

 

F/VG

 

RS3112

 

49.50

Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AR Denarius; very collectable reverse type; some blue toning & sometime-cleaned; usual worn detecting find with visible detail. OBV: ´IMP.CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.´; REV: ´IVDAEA´; Judaea in attitude of mourning, trophy behind; (RSC2-226); Norfolk

NF/

VG

 

RS3312

 

50.00

Domitian; 81-96 A.D., AR Denarius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£75); dark tone with a few light surface marks both sides. OBV: ´IMP.CAES.DOMIT.AVG.GERM.P.M.TR.P.VI.´; REV: ´IMP.XIIII.COS.XIII.CENS.P.P.P.´; Minerva fighting on vessel; (RSC2-218)

 

VF

 

RS3203

 

Sold

Hadrian; 117-138 A.D., AR Denarius; from 1970-2000´s collection; clear legends; slightly oval shape but with scarcer reverse. OBV: ´HADRIANVS AVG.COS.III.P.P.´; REV: ´FELICITAS AVG.´; Hadrian hand in hand with Felicitas; (RSC2-628)

 

F+

 

RS3184

 

Sold

Hadrian; 117-138 A.D., AR Denarius; from 1970-2000´s collection; fairly bright with beginnings of toning; better reverse-type. OBV: ´HADRIANVS AVG.COS.III.P.P.´; REV: ´ANNONA AVG.´; modius with corn ears & poppy; (RSC2-170a)

 

NVF

 

RS3258

 

Sold

Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AR Denarius; from 1970-2000´s collection; much toning with some degraded surface; mostly clear legends. OBV: ´ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS P.P.TR.P.XVI.´; REV: ´COS.IIII.´; Annona holding corn ears, modius behind; (RSC2-290)

NVF/F

 

RS3248

 

Sold

Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AR Denarius; has some heavy toning in part but still a nice grade with no major faults. OBV: ´ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS.P.P.TR.P.XI.´; REV: ´COS.IIII.´; Salus holding rudder on globe feeding serpent at altar; (RSC2-280)

 

GVF

 

RS3299

 

49.50

Commodus; 177-192 A.D., AR Denarius; from collector; evenly worn with all detail & legends visible; soft strike. OBV: ´M.COMMODVS ANTON.AVG.PIVS´; REV: ´P.M.TR.P.VIIII.IMP.VI.COS.IIII.P.P.´; Minerva with javelin right; (RSC2-424)

 

GF

 

RS3169

 

26.50

Lucilla; c.180 A.D., AR Denarius; scarce Empress; toning with some surface degradation though decent portrait. OBV: ´LVCILLAE AVG.ANTONINI AVG.F.´; REV: ´VESTA´; Vesta with simpulum over altar; (RSC2-92)

 

GF

 

RS3292

 

45.00

Julia Maesa; c.220 A.D., AR Denarius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£48); very bright with clear detail; reverse slightly off-flan; scarce Empress; OBV: ´IVLIA MAESA AVG.´; REV: ´PVDICITIA´; Pudicitia holding veil; (RSC3-36)

NVF/VF

 

RS3243

 

50.00

Orbiana; c.225 A.D., AR Denarius; very rare Empress; much toning & green patches mainly to reverse; English find with good detail. OBV: ´SALL.BARBIA ORBIANA AVG.´; REV: ´CONCORDIA AVGG.´; Concord seated on throne; (RSC3-1); Cambs.

 

GF

 

RS3317

 

99.50

Julia Mamaea; c.235 A.D., AR Denarius; from 1970-2000´s collection; fairly bright silver with slight toning in parts; full legends & bold detail. OBV: ´IVLIA MAMAEA AVG.´; REV: ´VESTA´; Vesta holding palladium; (RSC3-81)

 

VF

 

RS3240

 

42.50

Jovian; 363-364 A.D., AR Siliqua; rare Emperor; bright, some clipping with off-struck reverse; die fault to reverse. OBV: ´D.N.IOVIANVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´VOT.V.MVLT.X.ANT´; within wreath; (RSC5-33ag)

 

F+

 

RS3127

 

85.00

Eugenius; 392-394 A.D., AR Siliqua; very rare; clipped with slight edge curl but most of name visible & part reverse legend. OBV: ´D.N.EVGENIVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´VIRTVS ROMANORVM TRPS´; Roma seated holding Victory; (RSC5-14a)

NVF/GF

 

RS3056

 

Sold




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