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      ANCIENT GREEK IMPERIAL - ANCIENT ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS (Cont.)

 

                     

201. Marcus Aurelius (Augustus). Marcus and Verus, co-emperors, 161-169 AD. PISIDIA, Adada. (26mm, 9.27 gm, 6h). Obv: ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩ СƐΒ, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, r. Rev: ΑΔΑΔƐΩΝ, Zeus seated, l., holding Nike and long scepter. RPC 4, 7277 (temporary). Only two other specimens known. Very rare..................................................................(Image) $245

                    

202. Marcus Aurelius (Caesar). c. 147-161 AD. THRACE, Plotinopolis.
  (25mm, 9.46 gm, 6h).Obv: Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟС ΟΥΗΡΟС ΚΑΙСΑΡ, bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) wearing paludamentum, r. Rev: ΠΛΩΤƐΙΝΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ, river-god seated, l., holding fish(?), resting on water-urn. RPC 4, 7807 (temporary). Only one example in a 'private collection" noted. Rough condition, but extremely rare.....................................................(Image) $145

                    

203. Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, co-emperors. 161-169 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. (26mm, 12.02 gm, 7h). Obv: ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟС, bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass (and paludamentum), r. Rev: ΑVΤ Κ Λ ΑVΡ ΟVΗΡΟС ΝΙΚΟΜ, bare head of Lucius Verus, r. RPC 4, 6247 (temp). Only six examples cited. Rare. Flan flaw on reverse right.....(Image) $275

                    

204.  Marcus Aurelius (Caesar). Reign of Antoninus Pius. Thrace, Hadrianopolis.
(25mm, 7.43 gm, 6h). Obv: ΑVΡΗΛΙΟС ΟVΗΡΟС ΚΑΙCΑΡ, bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r. Rev: ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, radiate-headed and draped bust of Helios, r.
RPC 4, 3915 (temporary). Four examples cited....................................(Image) $135

                    

205. Faustina II (Augusta) 161-175. THRACE, Bizya. (25mm, 7.43 gm, 6h). Obv: ΦΑVСΤΕΙΝΑ СΕΒΑСΤΗ, draped bust of Faustina II, r.  Rev: ΒΙΖVΗΝΩΝ (Ζ reversed), Hygieia standing, r., feeding serpent from patera. RPC 4, 9309 (temporary). Four examples cited.........................................................(Image) $135

                    

206. Faustina II 161-175. CILICIA, Colybrassus. (26mm, 8.64 gm, 12h). Obv ΦΑVСΤƐΙΝ(Α СƐΒΑСΤΗ). draped bust of Faustina II, r. Rev: ΚΟΛVΒΡΑССƐ(ωΝ), nude Apollo standing, facing, head, l., holding arrow and bow. RPC 4 10170 (temporary). Two examples cited. No illustrations available to authors. The only coin struck for her at this city. Flan flaw hole on Faustina's face which narrows as it penetrates through to Apollo's right shoulder............................(Image) $295

                    

207. Faustina Junior. Augusta, 161-175 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. (23mm, 6.42 gm, 7h). Obv: Draped bust right. Rev: Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera. Ruzicka 115; Varbanov 4484; RPC 4, 8821-8822............(Image) $85

                    

208. Faustina II (Augusta). 161-175 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. (22mm, 8.10 gm, 1h). Obv: ΦΑVСΤΕΙΝΑ СΕΒΑСΤΗ, draped bust of Faustina II, r. Rev: ΟVΛΠΙΑС ΠΑVΤΑΛΙΑС, veiled Demeter standing, head left, holding ears of corn over altar and long torch. RPC 4, 8805 (temporary)................................................(Image) $95

                    

209. Commodus. 177-192 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (29mm, 11.42 gm, 7h).
Obv: laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r. Rev; ΗΓ ΚΑΙ CEOYIΛI - ΑΝ(ΟΥ ΑΓΧΙΑΛΛΕΩΝ), nude Heracles standing, l., holding club in right hand with lion's skin draped over his left arm. Not in RPC 4 online. Varbanov 119, (unpublished, R5) incorrectly attributed to legate Julius Castus. This coin was struck under Caecilius Servillianus. Extremely rare..........................................................................................(Image) $345

                    

210. Commodus (Augustus). 177-192 AD. THRACE, Hadrianopolis. (21mm, 4.21 gm, 1h). Obv: ΑΥ ΚΑΙCAP Λ ΑΥP ΚΟΜΟΔΟС, Laureate head, right. Rev: ΔΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ, nude Heracles wrestling with the Nemean lion. Like AMNG 4, 10549 (temporary), except laureate, without cuirass and paludamentum and different obverse legend. A new variety for RPC 4..............................(Image) $135

                    

211. Commodus (Augustus). 177-192 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (18mm, 2.54 gm, 8h). Obv: ΑΥ M ΑΥP ΚΟΜΟΔΟС, Laureate head, right. Rev: ΝƐΙΚΟΠOΛΙ ΠΡΟС ΙСΤ, infant Dionysos walking r., holding kantharos and thrysos with fillet at both ends. RPC 4 online__; AMNG 1242. Dark green patina. Very rare...................................................................................................(Image) $145

                    

212. Commodus (Augustus). 177-192 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (17mm,  2.73 gm, 10h). Obv. AVT M AVP(H) - KOMOΔOC, laureate head r. Rev: NEIKOPOLIT, in ex. in 2 lines PROC I - C / TRON, nude Herakles resting l. on lion's skin, resting head on his left hand, and holding club beneath with his right hand. Not in AMNG; Not in RPC 4; Not in Varbanov (engl.); Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.10.14.4.  Extremely rare..............(Image) $375

                    

213. Commodus (Augustus). 177-180 AD. THRACE, Pautalia.  (27mm, 12.63 gm, 12h). Obv: AYTKAI... on r. and (KO)MOΔOC on l., youthful bare-headed bust of Commodus wearing paludamentum, r. Rev: OYΛΠIAC ΠΑΥΤΑΛIAC, Zeus std, l., holding Nike and long scepter. RPC 4, 8895 (temporary). Very rare. Glossy black patina. Apparently the best preserved example in existence.(Image) $265

                    

214. Commodus (Augustus) 177-180 AD. THRACE, Philippopolis. 18mm. Obv: Laureate head r. Rev:Apollo standing, head l., holding patera in r. hand  and branch in l. hand. RPC 4, 7550...............................................................(Image) $40

                   

215. Commodus (Augustus) 177-180 AD. THRACE, Philippopolis. 18mm. Obv: Laureate head r. Rev: Bunch of grapes. Varbanov 998.........................(Image) $35

                    

216. Another. 17mm..............................................................................(Image) $35

                    

217. Commodus (Augustus). 177-180 AD. THRACE, Philippopolis. 20mm. Obv: ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ Α ΚΟΜMΟΔΟС, laureate head of Commodus, r. Rev: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Homonoia standing, l., wearing kalathos, holding patera and cornucopia. RPC 4, 7567 (temporary)..............................................(Image) $40

                    

218. Commodus (Augustus). c. 191-192 AD. CILICIA, Tarsus. (31mm, 14.11 gm, 12h). Obv: (ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚOΜΟΔΟС СΕB), bust of Commodus wearing crown and garment of demiourgos, r. Rev: ΤΑΡСOΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩС around, ΔΙС ΝƐΩΚO/ΡΟΥ in two lines below temple, ΚΟΜΟΔƐΙΟС (on architrave),
temple with ten columns (enclosing statue); in pediment, eagle standing, l., head, r., spreading wings. RPC 4, 10274 (temporary). Only one example of this variety cited..............................................................................................(Image) $325

                    

219. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Anchialus.. (28mm, 15.99 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: City-gate with two turrets; Δ above. Mouchmov 2811. Splendid dark green patina. A great example.........(Image) $325

                    

220. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Anchialus.  (27mm, 14.31 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Homonia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. AMNG II 473; BMC Thrace p. 83, 5; SNG Copenhagen 433....................................................(Image) $90

                    

221. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Assarion (17mm). Obv:Laureate head right. Rev: Bull standing right. Varbanov 2501, corr. - obverse is "Ra," not "Rb," as written. Nice green patina..Image) $80

                    

222. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum. 17mm. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Winged Genius standing right, leaning upon long inverted torch set on altar. AMNG I 1366..............................(Image) $35

                    

223. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum.
(17mm, 2.55 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate head, right. Rev: Hera with scepter and patera, HrHJ(2015) 8.14.3.10.....................................................................(Image) $65

                    

224. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. 18mm. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Priapus standing left, erect phallus. Similar to Varbanov 2490.........................................................................(Image) $65

                    

225. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Assarion (15mm, 2.85 gm, 2h).Obv: AY KAI CEYHPOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: NIKOΠOΛI PROC I, draped bust of Serapis right, wearing kalathos.  Hristov/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.14.6.6. EF, glossy black patina. A little gem...................................................................................(Image) $225

                    

226. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (17mm.2.82 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Star within crescent. H&J, Nikopolis 8.14.48.5; Varbanov 2465. Lovely green patina....................(Image) $75

                    

227. Another. (17mm, 2.59 gm, 2h).....................................................(image) $85

                    

228. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. .MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (17mm, 3.20 gm, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eight-rayed star. Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.14.48.4. Excellent dark green-black patina.........................................................................................................(Image) $95

                    

229. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (18mm, 3.11 gm, 7h). AY KAI CEdot, laureate head right.  Rev :ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙ ΠΡΟC ICTP, Tyche/Fortuna standing facing, head right, holding rudder and cornucopia. Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) No. 8.14.38.23......................(Image) $85

                    

230. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. 28mm. Obv: Laureate bust right. Rev: Apollo standing facing holding corn ears or patera in right hand and branch in left hand. Similar to Varbanov 4671-4672.....(Image) $55

                    

231. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Philippopolis, Thrace. Assarion 18mm, Obv: (...C..) CΕVΗΡΟC, Laureate head,right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, bunch of grapes. Similar to Varbanov 1261............................................................(Image) $40

                    

232.  Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (27mm, 9.95 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head left, holding wreath in beak. AMNG II 479.4; Varbanov 218; Mouchmov 2832...............................................................(Image) $90

                    

233. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. PISIDIA, Antiochia. (24mm, 4.85 gm, 11h). Obv: Laureate bust right. Rev: Female figure standing facing, head left, holding grain ears and cornucopia. Krzyźanowska Group C; SNG France 1113. Green patina...............................................................................................(Image) $85

                    

234. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. PISIDIA, Antiochia. (22mm, 5.90 gm, 6h). Obv: Radiate head right. Rev: Female figure standing facing, head left, holding branch and cornucopia.. SNG France 1120 (var.).................................(Image) $175

                    

235. Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. PISIDIA, Antiochia. (33mm, 23.63 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Mn standing facing, head r. with left foot on bucranium, holding scepter in r. hand, (Nike on globe, holding trophy, in l.. hand); cock in l. field, column supporting l. arm. SNG France 1104....(Image) $85

                    

236. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Augusta Trajana. Magistrate Barbarus. (28mm, 13.73 gm, 7h). Obv: Laur., draped and cuir. bust, r. Rev: HΓCT ΒΑΡΒΑΡΟΥ ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗC, Hera standing left holding patera and scepter. Varbanov 1029 (one example cited - R4). Very rare.......(Image) $185

                    

237. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 8.89 gm, 7h). Julius Faustinianus, consular legate. Struck 207-210 AD. Obv:. AY K Λ CEPT CEVHPOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: VI ΦAVCTINIA MAPKIANO POLIT, Cybele seatd left on throne, holding patera and leaning on tympanum; two lions at her feet on either side. [H&J 6.14.31.10; Varbanov 773......................................................(Image) $110

                    

238. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (28mm, 11.10 gm, 7h). Flavius Ulpianus, consular legate. Obv: AΥ KΛ CEΠ CEVHPOC, laureate head right. Rev: V ΦΛ OVLPIANOΥ MAΡKIANOΠOLITΩ, eagle standing facing, head right. Varbanov 819.................................(Image) $100

                    

239. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (28mm, 13.00 gm, 1h). Flavius Ulpianus, consular legate. Obv: AV KΛ CEΠ CEVHPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: V ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOY MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩ, eagle standing hacing, head right, wreath in beak, Glossy green patina. Varbanov 830 (var.- legend).................(Image) $145

                    

240. Septimius Severus (193-211). BITHYNIA. Nicaea. 15mm, 2.26 gm, 6h)..
Obv: CEOYHPOC AYΓOCT, laureate head right. Rev: NIKAIEΩN.
Tetrastyle temple. Isegrim__; BMC__; SNG v. Aulock__; cf. Mnzen & Medaillen Deutschland GmbH 15/327. Very rare. Glossy black patina.................(Image) $95

                    

241. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. Flavius Ulpianus legate. (28mm, 10.58 gm, 2h). Obv: AYT Λ CΕΠΤΙ CEYHPOC Π, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: V ΦΛ OVΛΠΙΑN ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙ ΠΡΟC I, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos pouring wine in r. hand and ribboned thyrsos in left hand. AMNG 1333, except this example spells the city name as ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙ instead of ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛ. Varbanov__; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (20115) 8.14.8.9 (same die, with same die break on obv.) aEF. Glossy black patina........................................................................(Image) $425

                    

242. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (18mm, 2.79 gm, 1h). Obv: AV K Λ - CEVHPOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: NIKOΠOLITΩN ΠΡOC I, Eagle with closed wings, stg. l. on rod(?), head r.,  with wreath in beak.  Varbanov__; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.14.1.49 (same dies);  AMNG 1411. EF, glossy black patina. A gem.(Image) $325

                    

243. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (28mm, 13.55 gm, 2h). Pollenius Auspex, consular legate. Struck AD 193-195. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. Excellent portrait. Glossy dark green-black patina. Minor roughness in some fields. AMNG 1263.....(Image) $245

                    

244. Septimius Severus.  193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 10.25 gm, 8h). L. Aurelius Gallus, consular legate. Struck circa  202-203/4 AD. Obv: Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev: Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. AMNG I 1303; Varbanov 2699. aEF for wear, but rough surfaces...................................................................(Image) $65

                    

245. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (26mm, 12.61 gm, 1h). L. Aurelius Gallus, consular legate. Obv: AΥΤ Λ CEΠΤ CEVHPO ΠEP,  Laureate head right. Rev: VΠ Λ AVP ΓΑΛΛΟΥ NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC I, Emperor on horseback r., holding spear vertically in r. hand, chlamys waving behind.  Like Varbanov 2675, except variations in obv. and rev. legends, and no spear on reverse mentioned; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.14.34.15 corr. (writes AVT K Λ - CEVHP ΠEΡ)...........................................................................(Image) $265

                    

246. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE,. Pautalia. (28mm, 13.84 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Zeus advancing right, holding thunderbolt in r. hand and eagle in left hand over altar. Varbanov 4848, but this coin has an altar below eagle......................................................................................(Image) $165

                    

247. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE. Pautalia.  (29mm, 16.32 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter. Varbanov 4834. Nice green patina...........................................(Image) $145

                    

248. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE. Philippopolis.  (17mm, 4.97 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, as seen from behind. Rev: Bust of Tyche right, with a turreted headdress with Intricate details of arched walls, towers and structures. Varbanov III, 1623.....................(Image) $245

                    

249. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (20mm, 5.41 gm, 7h). Obv: AVT - K Λ CΠT(sic!) - CEVHΡOC, Laureate head right.  Rev: :[MAΡKI]ANO - ΠO - ΛEITΩN (from upper right),  Hermes std. l. on baitylos(?), holding in l. arm kerykeion and in extended r. hand, purse. Not in AMNG; Not in Varbanov (engl.);  Hristova/Jekov 6.14.10.1 corr. (same dies, writes CEPT in error); Pfeiffer (2013) 61 (same dies), the sole known example. Very rare. Hristova/Jekov has rated this type as R10 = unique..........(Image) $195

                    

250. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (21mm, 4,84 gm, 2h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: AΓΧIA-ΛEΩN, Cybele, with turreted crown, seated left between two lions, holding patera and resting arm on drum. Mouchmov 2817.......................................................................................(Image) $110

                    

251. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. THRACE. Anchialus. 20. Obv: AV K Λ CE CEVHPOC. Laureate bust right. Rev: AΓXIAΛEΩN. Herakles standing right, wrestling with Nemean lion. Varbanov 166............................................(Image) $45

                    

252. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis.  18mm. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Hercules left, wrestling the Nemean lion........................................................................(Image) $45

                    

253. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum,  16mm. Obv:AY K Λ CԐYHPOC, laureate head right. Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩΝ ΠPOC ICTP, basket containing fruits. Not in AMNG. Varbanov 2401(var - obv. and rev. legends. To be added to Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov Addenda 4...(Image) $110

                    

254. Another similar. 17mm.................................................................(Image) $45

                    

255. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum,  18mm. Obv: Laureate head, right. Rev: Harpokrates standing left, right hand raised to mouth, holding cornucopiae in left. Like Varbanov 2522. Rare, but rough condition.........................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

256. Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (26mm, 10.60 g, 12h). Flavius Ulpianus, legatus consularis. Struck AD 210-211. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus and draped bust of Julia Domna facing one another. Rev: Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; Є (mark of value) to left. H&J, Marcianopolis 6.15.35.4; Varbanov 868........................................(Image) $170

                    

257. Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna. 193-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (17mm). Obv: AY KAI CE, Laureate head of Septimius Severus right. Rev: IO ΔΟ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤ ΠΡΟC IC, Draped bust of Julia Domna right. H&J, Nikopolis 8.14.34.23; Varbanov 2825 (R5). Very rare........(Image) $145

                    

258. Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. Augusta, 193-217 AD. PISIDIA, Antioch. 23mm. Obv: Draped bust right. Rev: ANTIOC-H MENSIS COL, Mn standing facing with left foot on bucranium, head turned right, holding scepter and Nike on globe; cock in left field, column in right. Krzyzanovska II/5; SNG France 1133; SNG Copenhagen 39..........................................................(Image) $35

                    

259. Julia Domna. Augusta, 193-217 AD. PISIDIA, Antiochia. (23mm, 5.84 gm, 6h). Obv: Draped bust right. Rev: Tyche standing left, holding branch and cornucopia.Type similar to Krzyzanowska /32 (unlisted obv. die); SNG France 1126-32; BMC 36......................................................................................(Image) $135

                    

260. Julia Domna. Augusta, 193-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Istrus. (25mm, 10.24 g, 1h). Obv: Draped bust right. Rev: Sea-eagle left, grasping dolphin with talons. AMNG I/1, 501; Varbanov 628.....................................................(Image) $165

                    

261. Julia Domna. Augusta, 193-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (21mm, 6.27 gm, 7h). Obv: IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACTH, Draped bust right. Rev: ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC I, eagle on thunderbolt, wings spread, head right, holding wreath in beak. AMNG__; Varbanov__; Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.17.1.3 (same dies). Rare (R6)....................................................(Image) $145

                    

262. Caracalla, 198-217 AD. CARIA, Alabanda. (27mm. 7.85 gm, 12h).Obv: (AV K M AVP) ANTΩNINOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: AΛABAN-ΔEΩ-N, Apollo standing facing holding eagle and laurel wreath; to right, kithara on column. Glossy black patina. Scarce mint......................................(Image) $125

                    

263. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. Paphlagonia, Amastris. (27mm, 10.25 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, right, with head of Medusa on breastplate. Rev: Ares standing left, holding spear and shield. BMC__; von Aulock__; SNG Copenhagen__; Lindgren III, 161, THIS COIN. ex Marcel Burstein coll, unpublished part. aEF Splendid art work. Unique?.....................(Image) $425

                    

264. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (26mm, 10.03 gm, 12h). Obv:  Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. AMNG II 523; Varbanov 371. Glossy black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $110

                    

265. Another. (27mm, 13.98 gm, 1h). Glossy black patina..............(Image) $110

                    

266. Caracalla. AD 198-217. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Semis (16mm, 2.78 gm, 5h). Struck circa 212-213 AD. Obv: Radiate head left. Rev: S C, Δ below and E above, within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 232. Rare....(Image) $55

                    

267. Caracalla. AD 198-217. MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis. tetrassarion (25mm, 6.05 gm). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev:Tyche standing standing facing, head left, holding patera and cornucopia. Δ in lower left field. Varbanov 477............................................................................(Image) $45

                    

268. Caracalla, with Julia Domna. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassaria (27mm, 10.81 gm, 2h). Quintilianus, magistrate. Obv: ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC IOVΛIA ΔOMNA, laureate bust of Caracalla right, seen from front and draped bust of Julia Domna left, vis--vis. Rev: VΠA KVNTIΛIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT-N, Homonoia standing left, holding cornucopia and sacrificing with patera over lighted and garlanded altar to left; E (mark of value) to left. Glossy black patina. Varbanov 1030. (var. - letters in reverse field.............................................................................................(Image) $125

                    

269. Caracalla, with Julia Domna. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 14.65 g, 1h). Quintilianus, legatus consularis. Struck  215 AD. Obv: ANTΩNINOC AV(ΓOVCTOC IOVΛIA ΔOMNA), Confronted busts of Caracalla right, laureate, draped (and cuirassed) bust right, and Domna left, draped. Rev: VΠ KVNTIΛIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Statue of Apollo Lykeios standing right, right hand raised above head, with serpent coiled around tree to right, and Apollo's quiver with his chlamys draped upon it to the left. O (shield?) in pediment. Note: No mark of value (E) in reverse field. AMNG I/1, 690, pl. XX, 21 (same rev.die); Hristova/Jekov (2014) 6.19.46.15 (same dies); not in Pfeiffer (2013)...............................................................................(Image) $175

                    

270. Caracalla, with Julia Domna. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 10.01 g, 8h). Quintilianus, consular legate. Struck 215 AD. Obv: Laureate head of Caracalla right, vis--vis draped bust of Julia Domna left. Rev:Serapis, raising hand and holding scepter, standing left within tetrastyle temple; shield in pediment, Є (mark of value) reversed to left of Serapis. Varbanov 1050, but reversed Є?. Glossy black patina.......................................................................................................(Image) $110

                    

271. Caracalla, with Julia Domna. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassaria (28mm, 13.08 gm, 12h). Quintillianus, consular legate. Obv: Confronted busts of Caracalla and Julia Domna. Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; Є (denomination) in left field. AMNG I, 678; Mouchmov 496. Glossy black patina..............................(Image) $85

                    

272. Another. 28mm, 14.02 gm, 12h. Glossy black patina..................(Image) $125

                    

273. Caracalla & Geta. 209-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (26mm, 10.11 gm, 1h). Flavius Ulpianus, legatus consularis. Struck  210-211 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta facing one another. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia; Є (mark of value) to left. H&J, Marcianopolis 6.20.36.1; Varbanov 1083. Glossy black patina.......................................................................(Image) $110

                    

274. Caracalla & Geta. 209-211 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 12.57 gm, 1h). Flavius Ulpianus, legatus consularis. Struck 210-211 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta facing one another. Rev: Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; Є (mark of value) to upper left. H&J, Marcianopolis 6.20.38.1; Varbanov 1086. Glossy black patina......................................................(Image) $125

                    

275. Another. 28mm, 11.40 gm, 12h. Glossy black patina...................(Image) $125

                    

276. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Hadrianopolis. (27mm, 11.95 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left with shield and spear. Rev: Triptolemos in flying winged-serpent drawn biga, raising right hand to spread seed from bag he holds in left; below, Gaia, holding two ears of grain, reclines left and holds up fold of garment to receive the seed. Varbanov 3589-3593. Rare and interesting.........................................................................................(Image) $275
Writes a major numsmatic firm: "Triptolemos was the 'Johnny Appleseed' of the ancient Greeks; a god who gave man agriculture, by spreading seeds from a bag he carried in his flying biga. This reverse is an allegory of the function he performed by sowing Gaia, the earth goddess, with the seeds necessary for vegetation to exist."

                    

277. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Hadrianopolis. (28mm, 10.96 gm, 2h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev:Naked Apollo advancing right, holding bow strung with arrow. Varbanov 3050(R4)..................................................(Image) $145

                    

278. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. Marcianopolis, Thrace. (28mm, 11.65 gm, 7h), Julius Faustinianus, governor, c. 205-211 AD. Obv: ΑΥΤ Μ ΑΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΟΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, with long sideburns. Rev. Υ Ι ΦΑΥCΤΙΝΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, eagle sfacing, wings spread, head l., holding wreath in beak. Varbanov 932. Glossy black patina.(Image) $145

                    

279. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. Marcianopolis, Thrace. (25mm, 7.80 gm, 6h).
Obv: ΠIOC AYΓΟΥCTOC ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟ- C under bust, Laureate bust, right. Rev: ΥΠ KVNTIΛIANOY MAPKIANOPO-ΛITΩΝ (in field; naked Hermes standing right,column before, holding transverse caduceus. Die combination not in Hristova/Jekov (2014): Obv is 6.18.47.7 (same die); reverse is 6.18.10.2 (same die). Varbanov 978, except obverse design is Ma, not Aa. Not in Pfeiffer (2013); not in AMNG. A new variety/die combination.......................................(Image) $125

                    

280. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 12.36 gm, 12h). Quintilanus, legatus consularis. Struck 215 AD. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Zeus standing left, holding phiale and scepter; at feet to left, eagle standing left with head right. Varbanov 986, except this coin has obverse design Ra. Glossy black patina...............................................(Image) $135

                    

281. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicaea.  (25mm, 8.86 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate head, right. Rev: NIKAIEΩN, Demeter standing left, holding scepter (or torch), grain ears and poppy. RG 415-6 var. (bust type).......................(Image) $70

                    

282. Caracalla.198-217 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. (27mm, 8.94 gm, 7h). Obv: M AYPH ANTΩNЄINOC AVΓ, laureate draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Athena standing facing. head left, holding spear downward and shield. Glossy black patina...............................................................................................(Image) $35

                    

283. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. (27mm, 13.72 gm, 6h). Obv: Radiate head right. Rev: Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and torch. Altar to left......................................................................................(Image) $65

                    

284. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (27mm, 12.58 gm, 1h). Aurelius Gallus, legatus consularis. Struck 201-203 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Nike, holding wreath and palm frond, driving slow biga right. H&J, Nikopolis p. 189;(same dies). Varbanov 3057. Excellent glossy dark green patina..............................................(Image) $425

                    

285. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis  (17mm, 3.02 gm, 1h). Obv: Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Dionysos standing l., holding cantharus and thyrsus. H&J 8.18.8.6; Varb. 2928.(Image) $30

                    

286. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 13.62 g, 2h). Aurelius Gallus, legatus consularis. Obv: AY K M AYP ANTΩNINOC, Laureate, drped and cuirassed bust right right. Rev: VP AV ΓAΛΛOY NIKOΠOΛITΩΝ ΠΡΟC Ι, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm. Varbanov 3042. Near EF. Glossy black patina......................................(Image) $245

                    

287. Caracalla as Caesar, 195-198 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. AE (17mm, 3.19gm, 1h). Obv: M AV KAI - ANTΩNNO(sic) (read from outward), bare-headed bust, draped and cuirassed,  r. Rev. NIKOΠOΛI - T ΠPOC ICTΡ, Snake coiled atop altar (?), head l. Not in Varbanov. Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2015) No. 8.18.47.26 corr. Glossy dark green patina; excellent fields..........(Image) $75

                    

288. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Odessus.  Tetrassarion(?) (26mm, 8.59 gm, 12h). Obv: AVT K M AVP CE ANTΩNINOC (AVΓ), laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Great God of Odessus standing facing, head left, holding patera over lighted altar and cornucopia; calathus on head. AMNG I__; cf. Mouchmov 1613; cf. Varbanov 4379. Rare....................(Image) $120

                    

289. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. (27mm, 16.12 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Asclepius/Asklepios, cradling serpent-entwined staff in his arms, reclining left, head right, on winged and bearded serpent coiled right. Varbanov 5011.................................................................................(Image) $85

                   

290. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. 18mm. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Hygieia feeding snake, right................(Image) $40

                    

291. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (28mm, 16.55 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Demeter standing facing, head left, holding patera  in right hand, over cista from which serpent emerges, and holding in left hand a long torch around which serpent is entwined. Moushmov, Serdica 198; Varbanov 2258.....................................................................(Image) $45

                    

292. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (31mm, 18.68 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, bust right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding phiale and cornucopia; altar to left.. H&J, Serdica 12.18.36.9; Ruzicka, Serdica__; Like Varbanov 2388, except for bust. Excellent dark green patina.............(Image) $175

                    

293. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (29mm, 16.17 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:Caracalla on horseback right, saluting with right hand.. Defeated foe being trampled under horse's front hooves. Varbanov 2298, except differing obverse legend. Rarity R5.(Image) $245

                    

294. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (28mm, 16.24 gm, 1h). Obv: AYT K M AYP CEV ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Fortuna standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia and rudder. Varbanov 2476 var- bust type. R4..........................................................(image) $110

                    

295. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (28mm, 15.63 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: agonistic wreath encircling the city name. Varbanov 2406 - R5....................................................................................................(Image) $80

                    

296. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (29mm, 16.24 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev:Zeus standing, head left, holding patera and scepter. Varbanov 2497..........................................................................................(Image) $55

                    

297. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MACEDON, Stobi. (27mm, 6.61 gm, 7h). M AVR ANTONINVS, laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: MVNICSTO-BEN, Victory-Nemesis advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond; wheel at her feet  to left. Varbanov 4035. Exceptionally sharp. Glossy black patina..........(Image) $265

                    

298. Caracalla. AD 198-217. MOESIA INFERIOR, Tomis. Tetrassarion (28mm, 10.88 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev; Hades-Serapis enthroned left, holding scepter in left hand and right hand extended toward Cerebus/Kerberos. Mark of value Δ in upper left field. Varbanov 5008. aEF. Exceptionally sharp. Glossy black patina.................................................................................(Image) $350

                     

299. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Tomis. Tetrassarion (28mm, 11.40 gm, 6h). Obv: Radiate head right.  Rev: Homonia standing left, holding cornucopia in left arm and patera in right hand over lighted alatr to left. Mark of value Δ in upper left field. Like Varbanov 4981, except this coin has radiate head right and obverse design Eb vs. Ga. An apparently unlisted variety. Glossy black patina.............................................................................................(Image) $125

                    

300. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE. Topirus. (20mm, 4.75 gm, 1h). Obv: AV K M AV ANTΩNIN, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: TOΠEIPITΩN, Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, wings spread, head left with wreath in beak. Varbanov 2687. Extremely rare, rated R7. Few coins from this city....................................................................................................(Image) $225

                    

301. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. THRACE, Trajanopolis. (17mm, 2.12 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Homonia standing facing, head left, holding patera and cornucopia. Red tone. Like Varbanov 2835. Rarity R4....(Image) $35

 

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