GALLERY 47:


ANCIENT GOLD COINS AND JEWELRY

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4528. Hadrian, Gold Aureus, Bust to right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS II, Hadrian on horse, COS III, VF/VF, 7,21 gram.











4529. MAURICE TIBERIUS, 582-602. Gold Semissis, Sear 485. Bust r./Victory stg. l. EF. Apparently a rare barbaric imitative issue.











4530. LEONTIUS, 695-698 AD. AV Solidus, Sear 1330. Bust facing/Cross potent on three steps. Choice EF.











4531. TIBERIUS III, 698-705 AD. AV Solidus, Sear 1360. Bust facing/Cross potent on three steps. Choice EF.











4532. LEO III & CONSTANTINE V, 717-741 AD. AV Solidus, Sear 1504. Bust Leo III facing/Bust Constantine V facing. Choice EF.











4533. LEO IV & CONSTANTINE VI, 775-780 AD. AV Solidus, Sear 1584. Busts facing/Facing busts of Leo III & Constantine V. Choice EF. Ex. Hunt Collection, Sotheby's Sale 6/21/91.











4810. THRACE, LYSIMACHOS (by Mithradates), 385-281 BC. Gold Stater. Head Alexander the Great r./Athena std. holding eagle. EF. Choice example considerably better than image.











4811. MARCIAN. Gold Solidus. /Victory stg. l. with long cross. EF.











4812. HONORIUS, 395-423. Gold Solidus, HRIC 6. /Honorius stg. r. resting foot on captive and holding Victory. EF.











4813. VALENTINIAN III, 425-455. Solidus, HRIC 2. Diad. bust r./Valentinian stg. on serpent with human face. EF.











4814. MICHAEL III 'THE DRUNKARD', 842-867, Gold Semissis (struck in pink gold). Facing bust/Facing bust. EF+. Very rare issue.











4815. CONSTANTINE VII & ROMANUS I, 913-959 AD. Gold Solidus, Sear 1751. Bust of Christ facing/Busts of the two emperors facing holding large cross between. EF.











4816. CONSTANTINE X, 1059-1067. Gold Histamenon noumisma, Sear1847v. Christ std. facing/Constantine stg. facing. EF.











4817. VISIGOTH. Gold Solidus. Facing bust/facing bust. EF. Rare.











4534. A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. With twisted loops and detailed lion head terminals. 24 x 39 mm. Wearable with care.











4535. A GREEK GOLD SPIRAL PENDANT, ca. 3rd 1st century BC. With a ribbed wire spiral on plate back with suspension loop. 15 x 10 mm. Wearable with care.











4536. A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. With granulated triangular gold plates set with amythists and and twisted wire loops and three blue glass bead pendants with iridescence. 43 x 20 mm. Wearable with care.











4537. A PAIR OF FINE ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. Of thick twisted gold wires imitating a braided form. 22 mm. Wearable with care.











4538. A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. With twisted gold wires set with garnets in granulated setting. 19 mm. Wearable with care.











4539. A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. With thick twisted gold wires loops set with blue glass cabachons in twisted wire setting, and with large granulated pendants. 44 mm. Wearable with care.











4540. A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, ca. 2nd-3rd century AD. With solid gold loops with applied cluster of spheres with small granulations and with pendants also ornamented with spheres with applied granulations. 40 mm. Wearable with care.











4541. A ROMAN GOLD PENDANT, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. Oval in form set with a large garnet cabachon. 18 x 17 mm. Wearable with care.











4542. A ROMAN GOLD PENDANT, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. Circular in form set with a carved garnet intaglio. 15 mm. Wearable with care.











4543. A ROMAN GOLD CASE AMULET, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. The double chambered case amulet with applied granulation and suspension loop, the remains of original contents still inside. 25 mm. Wearable with care.











4544. A ROMAN GOLD RING, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. The small ring set with mosaic glass. 13 mm. Wearable with care.











4545. A ROMAN GOLD RING, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. The ring formed from a plain sheet gold band. 19 mm. Wearable with care.











4546. A LARGER ROMAN GOLD RING, ca. 3rd 4th century AD. The ring set with a dark garnet cabachon, the band composed of two twisted and one plain wire inbetween. 25 mm. Small section of one twisted wire missing but wearable with care.











4547. A ROMAN GOLD RING, ca. 4th century AD. The ring set with two settings, one a cabachon garnet, the other glass, the band of fine filigree openwork with twisted wire and granulation. 20 mm. Wearable with care.











4548. A ROMAN GOLD CAMEO RING, ca. 1st-2nd century AD. The ring set with a carved onyx cameo depicting a lion. 23 mm. Wearable with care.











4549. A LARGER ROMAN GOLD RING, ca. 3rd century AD. The ring set with a large molded glass cameo depicting two emperors(?), the band consisting of three ribbed and two twisted wire sections, the setting with two bands of ribbed wire and imitated granulation inbetween. 24 mm. Wearable with care.











4550. A ROMAN GOLD FIBULA, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. The solid gold fibula complete with granulation and original pin. 33 mm. Extremely rare.











4551. A ROMAN GOLD FIBULA, ca. 1st-3rd century AD. The solid gold fibula complete with granulation and blue glass inlay in ribbed wire setting with original pin. 36 mm. Extremely rare.











4552. A LATE ROMAN GILDED BRONZE BUCKLE, ca. 3rd century AD. 30mm.











4553. A LATE ROMAN GOLD NECKLACE, ca. 4th century AD. Consisting of tubular gold beads interspersed with blue glass beads and with 7 gold crescent pendants with granulation. 14.5 inches.











4554. A BYZANTINE GOLD PENDANT, ca. 4th-6th century AD. Of inverted pyramidal form the sides covered with applied granulation. 20 mm. Wearable with care.











4555. AN OSTROGOTH TEMPORAL GOLD PENDANT, ca. 6th century AD. The large pendant with a 14 facet gold bead set with semiprecious stones (one missing). 37 mm.











4556. A CHOICE CALIMA GOLD NECKLACE. Cauca valley, ca. 500 BC 500 AD. Complete necklace of fine gold beads with nine figural gold beads which appear as either crocodiles or human effigies. 22 inches, 18.07 gm. Complete and very rare thus. Wearable with care.




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