ANCIENT ROMAN COINS

13 SCARCE ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS $750
Provenance: All coins purchased from US dealers in the early 2000's or before.

9513. CLAUDIUS II, 268-270 AD, AE32 of Sagalassus, Psidia, Copenhagen 222. /Large lion stg. l. holding spear in mouth. VF. An interesting type. Somewhat better than photo. Rare.

$100.

ENIGMATIC REVERSE

10330. GORDIAN III, 238-244 AD, AE 35 of Tarsus. Van Aulock 6045, BMC 290. Obverse: Radiate draped bust right. Reverse: Two Ciliarch crowns on an altar, the outer decorated with nine busts, the inner with six. SNG France 1677v; cf. SNG Levante 1135v. VF considerably better than photo. A very interesting and unusual type.

The Ciliarch or Cilicarch was the name for the High Priest of Cilicia who presided over provincial temples dedicated to certain emperors. The different busts which decorate the crown represent the various emperors who were honored at each respective temple.

$109.

LARGE GOD PAN SEATED

8072. LARGE AE DEPICTING PAN, GALLIENUS, AE34 of Perga, Pamphylia. AVT KAI PO LI GALLIHNO CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, I before. PERGAIWN, Pan seated left on rock, holding syrinx and pedum. SNG von Aulock 4721-4722 Obv. pits and some deposits but still a very interesting and rare large depiction of Pan. RARE!

$89.

8070. GORDIAN III, 238-244. AE34. Laur. bust r./She wolf suckling Romulus and Remus beneath tree. AVF. Scarce and a nice reverse.

$99.

9507. SEVERUS ALEXANDER SHE WOLF SUCKLING ROMULUS AND REMUS, 221-235. AE33 of Antioch. /She wolf suckling Romulus & Remus. Near VF. Scarce. Considerably better than photo.

$99.

8202. SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, 193-211. AE18 of Philippolis, Thrace. Varbanov 1158 (Bc). Bust right./Crossed cornucopias filled with grapes. VF+. Charming type. Scarce. Choice example.

$80.

7690. FAUSTINA JR., wife of Marcus Aurelius, AE20 of KIBYRA, PHRYGIA. Bust r./What resembles the depiction of an ancient wooden roller coaster! VF. Rare.

$60.

7934. DOMITIAN AS CAESAR, 69-81. AE20. Koinon of Bithynia, Proconsul M. Salvidenus Asprenas, RPC II 614. Obverse: Bare head right; DOMITIANOC KAICAP CEBAC YI. Reverse: EPI M CALOYIDH[NOY ACPRH]N around ANThY / PATOY. The two lines of legend reading 'proconsul' within circular legend. Near VF. Very rare.

$60.

9459. DOMITIAN AND DOMITIA PORTRAITS, AE22 Assarion of Cilicia, Anazarbus. Laur. hd. Domitian r./Bust Domitia l. VF. Very rare. Nice patina. Nicely executed and clear portrait of Domitia, the wife of Domitian. Better than photo.

$189.

7197. DOMITIA, AE15 of RPC II 945, Thyatira mint, Obverse: ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust of Domitia right. Reverse: θYATEIPHNΩN, tripod altar. Good F. Scarce. Somewhat better than photo.

$129.

9456. RARE CLAUDIUS PROVINCIAL BRONZE, 41-54. AE22 of Cassandrea, Macedon. RPC 1515. Laur. hd l./Hd. Ammon r. AVG countermark on rv. as in RPC. VF. Rare. Excellent patina.

$99.

10806. CAIUS AND LUCIUS, Caesars 20 BC-AD 4 and 17 BC-AD 2., Lydia, Nicaea. AE (18mm, 2.74 g, 12h). Aratus, grammateus. Jugate bare heads right of Caius and Lucius Caesars / Draped Demos standing left, extending right hand. RPC I 2564; SNG Copenhagen 105-106 (Cilbiani Inferiores); SNG von Aulock -. Fine, black patina.

$89.

6621. HADRIAN, 117-138. AE19 of Egypt. /Modius filled with grain. VF+. Scarce. Choice example with an especially nice rv.

$129.



4 GOOD SILVER NICE ROMAN DENARII $400
Provenance: All coins purchased from US dealers in the early 2000's or before.

10133. SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, 193-211 AD, AR Denarius. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate hd. r. with heavy beard in several long curls. Near EF. Much better than photo.

$199.

9476. JULIA MAMAEA, mother of Alexander Severus. Denarius. /Juno std. EF. Better than image.

$89.

11352. SEVERUS ALEXANDER, 221-235. AR Denarius (20mm, 2.94 g). Laureate bust right. / Jupiter holding globe of the world right. Near EF. Lightly toned. Slightly mottled surface on reverse not as noticeable as photo.

$89.

7693. GETA, 198-212. Denarius, H46/1 /VICTORIAE BRIT, Victory stg l. EF. Scarce and desirable type commemorating victories in Britain 209-211.

$189.