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DESCRIPTION; (ref; Sear or New Sear = Roman Coins & Their Values); H = Hendin; Guide to Biblical Coins

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Group of 5 Judean 1st Century AD bronze Prutah´s of the Roman Procurators; un-cleaned grades

G-VG

RB2493

15.00

Judean; AE Prutah: 1st Jewish Revolt against Rome 66-70 AD; Obv: שנת שלוש (Year 3) Amphora with broad rim; Rev: חר[ו]ת ציון - Vine Leaf: These prutah are the last type minted by the Kingdom of Israel before the destruction

of the second commonwealth (Hendin 1363) 15mm: Historical Coin!

 

Fine

 

RB3119

 

Sold

Livia; c.25 A.D., AE Dupondius; struck by Tiberius; very rare Empress; brassy tone, possibly polished; full reverse legend & much of obverse. OBV: ´IVSTITIA´; REV: ´TI.CAESAR DIVI AVG.F.AVG.P.M.TR.POT.XXIIII.´; around large ´S.C.´; (Sear 548)

 

F

 

RB3049

 

99.50

Caligula; 37-41 A.D., AE Quadrans; from specialist collector; attractive brassy coin with bold detail; off-struck so parts legends off-flan. OBV: ´C.CAESAR DIVI.AVG.PRON.AVG. around S.C.´; REV: ´PON.M.TR.P.IIII.P.P.COS.TERT.´; around ´RCC´; (N/Sear 1804)

 

VF/GF

 

RB3388

 

Sold

Claudius; 41-54 A.D., AE As; standard type with patchy patina; English find of lower grade.

OBV: ´TI.CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG.P.M.TR.P.IMP.´; REV: ´S.C.´; Minerva with spear & shield; (Sear 639)

 

Good

 

RB3224

 

7.95

Claudius; 41-54 A.D., AE Quadrans; from specialist collector; standard example with mostly green patina; clear detail & legends. OBV: ´TI.CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG. around modius´; REV: ´PON.M.TR.P.IMP.COS.DES.IT around S.C.´; (Sear 640)

 

NVF

 

RB3413

 

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Vespasian; 69-79 A.D., AE Sestertius; rare denomination; from specialist collector with ticket; chunky coin with intact legend; some remaining patina. OBV: ´IMP.CAES.VESPAS.AVG.P.M.TR.P.P.P.COS.III.´; REV: ´S.C.´; Mars advancing right; (New Sear 2335)

 

F/GF

 

RB3236

 

75.00

Nerva; 96-98 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; brassy colour, much wear; visible detail & parts legends; rare. OBV: ´IMP.NERVA CAES.AVG.P.M.TR.P.COS.III.P.P.´; REV: ´LIBERTAS PVBLICA S.C.´; Libertas holding pileus; (N/Sear 3048)

VG/

Good

 

RB3243

 

37.50

Trajan; 98-117 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; brassy colour with some obverse toning; reasonable features with weak strike bottom left. OBV: ´IMP.CAES.NER.TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG.GER.DAC.P.M.TR.P.COS.VI.P.P.´; REV: ´SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS S.C.´; Felicitas standing left; (New Sear 3192)

 

NF

 

RB3074

 

32.50

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

 

85.00

Hadrian; 117-138 A.D., Orichalcum Dupondius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£12); obverse corrosion & couple old scratches; reverse worn with some detail; more unusual metal. OBV: ´IMP.CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG.´; REV: ´FORT.RED. (in ex.) PONT.MAX.TR.POT.COS.S.C.´; Fortune holding rudder; (Sim. N/Sear 3663)

 

NF/

VG

 

RB3347

 

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Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE As; from specialist collector; collectable British type; patchy patina & well-worn with vague legends so included as a gap filler. OBV: ´ANTONINVS AVG.PIVS P.P.TR.P.XVIII.´; REV: ´BRITANNIA COS.IIII.S.C.´; Britannia seated left on rock in attitude of dejection; (N/Sear 4296)

 

VG

 

RB3396

 

25.00

Antoninus Pius; 138-161 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; good obverse with mostly clear legend; reverse very weak but identified. OBV: ´ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P.P.TR.P.COS.III.´; REV: ´IMPERATOR II S.C.´; Victory right with trophy; (N/Sear 4182)

 

Good

 

RB3257

 

17.50

Marcus Aurelius; 161-180 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; brassy tony with part legend visible; very scarce reverse. OBV: ´M.ANTONINVS AVG.TR.P.XXVII.´;  REV: ´GERMANICO AVG.IMP.VI.COS.III.S.C.´; trophy with Germania as captive seated left & bound male captive right; (New Sear 4974)

 

NF

 

RB3105

 

Sold

Marcus Aurelius; 161-180 A.D., AE Sestertius; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£40); large chunky coin with a lot of wear; full obverse legend with light scratching to reverse. OBV: ´M.ANTONINVS AVG.TR.P.XXIIII.´; REV: ´SALVTI AVG.COS.S.C.´; Salus feeding snake; (Sim. N/Sear 4998)

 

F/VG

 

RB3356

 

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Faustina II; c.160 A.D., AE Sestertius; uncleaned detecting find; mostly smooth green patina with some flaking at edges. OBV: ´FAVSTINA AVGVSTA´; REV: ´IVNO S.C.´; Juno standing left with peacock; (N/Sear 5276); Northants.

 

VG

 

RB3266

 

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Lucius Verus; 161-169 A.D., AE Sestertius; from specialist collector; mostly brassy tone with much of legends visible; rare reverse. OBV: ´L.VERVS AVG.ARM.PARTH.MAX.´; REV: ´TR.POT.VI.IMP.III.COS.II.S.C´; captive Parthia seated in front of trophy; (New Sear 5383)

 

NF

 

RB3104

 

50.00

Caracalla; 198-217 A.D., AR Antoninianus; with ticket for £85; scarce denomination; slight toning mainly to obverse; bold portrait with weaker reverse legend. OBV: ´ANTONINVS PIVS AVG.GERM.´; REV: ´P.M.TR.P.XVIII.COS. IIII.P.P.´; Serapis raising hand; (N/Sear 6772)

 

VF/NVF

 

RB3271

 

65.00

Maximus; 235-238 A.D., AE Sestertius; rare Emperor; brown patina; tooling to portrait but clear legends & reasonably attractive. OBV: ´MAXIMVS CAES.GERM.´; REV: ´PIETAS AVG.´; sacrificial implements; (New Sear 8409)

 

GF/F

 

RB3165

 

70.00

Julia Mamaea; c.235 A.D., AE Sestertius; scarce; brown patina with virtually all legends on flan; some tooling to obverse with attractive reverse. OBV: ´IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA´; REV: ´FELICITAS PVBLICA´; Felicitas leaning on column, holding caduceus; (Sear 2318)

 

F/GF

 

RB3174

 

44.50

 

Herennia Etruscilla; 249 A.D., AE Sestertius; scarce Empress; dark green patina with bold detail; fully visible legends & attractive. OBV: ´HERENNIA ETRVSCILLA AVG.´; REV: ´PVDICITIA AVG.S.C.´; Pudicitia seated left; (N/Sear 9505)

 

GF

 

RB3294

 

60.00

Mariniana; 253 A.D., AR Antoninianus; scarce Empress; bright silver with square flan; good detail with majority of legends intact. OBV: ´DIVAE MARININIANAE´; REV: ´CONSECRATIO´; Empress seated on peacock flying; (N/Sear 10070)

F+/

GF+

 

RB3299

 

80.00

Postumus; 259-268 A.D., AR Antoninianus; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s; scarce; bright silver with attractive detail; better reverse type. OBV: ´IMP.C.POSTVMVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´LAETITIA AVG.´; galley travelling left; (N/Sear 10958)

 

NVF

 

RB3373

 

Sold

Gallienus; 253-268 A.D., AE Antoninianus; dark green patina with couple concretion spots; clear detail & majority of legends. OBV: ´GALLIENVS AVG.´; REV: ´VBERITAS AVG.´; Uberitas holding grapes; (Sear 2994); Oxon.

 

GF

 

RB3431

 

4.95

Claudius II; 268-270 A.D., AE Antoninianus; hoard quality (possibly professionally cleaned); attractive tone with some wear or struck from worn die; flat to parts legends. OBV: ´IMP.C.CLAVDIVS AVG.´; REV: ´IOVI VICTORI.´; Jupiter holding thunderbolt; (N/Sear 11342)

 

GF

 

RB3456

 

Sold

Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; patchy patina with reasonable detail & better reverse-type; some surface corrosion. OBV: ´IMP.C.CARAVSIVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´ORIENS AVG.´; no mintmark; Sol standing left; (sim. N/Sear 13632)

 

NF

 

RB3447

 

Sold

Carausius; 287-293 A.D., AE Antoninianus; slightly patchy patina with much of legends intact; reasonable portrait. OBV: ´IMP.C.CARAVSIVS AVG.´; REV: ´PAX AVG. no mintmark´; Pax holding branch; (N/Sear 13645); Northants.

 

F

 

RB3437

 

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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

 

24.95

Maxentius; 306-312 A.D., AE Follis; ticket as bought in the 1970-2000s (£12); brassy colour with all features & legends intact. OBV: ´IMP.C.MAXENTIVS P.F.AVG.´; REV: ´CONSERV.VRB.SVAE.RBT´; Roma seated in temple; (Sear 3779)

 

F

 

RB3353

 

14.95




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