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

 

                    

302. Caracalla. AD 198-217. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (16mm, 2.65 g, 1h). Obv:AV K EC ANTΩN, Youthful laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: NIKOΠOΛI - T ΠΡOC ICTPO, Winged Eros standing right, legs crossed, resting torch on altar, Varbanov__. Unlisted variety. To be added to Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov, Addenda 4...........................................................(Image) $160

                    

303. Geta. 209-211 AD. 4 Assaria (28mm, 12.81 gm, 1h). Thrace, Anchialus. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Galley with four oarsmen left; at stern, Geta standing left, holding globe and scepter; two standards behind, mark of value Δ above. AMNG II 561; Varbanov 904................(Image) $95

                    

304. Geta. As Caesar, AD 198-209. MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis. (16mm,  2.26 gm, 12h) Obv: .KΛ CE Π [T Γ-blundered as a single H] ETAC, bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: ΔΙΟΝΥCΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ, Flaming torch. Jekov 23; AMNG I__; SNG Copenhagen__; BMC__; SNG Budapest__; Varbanov 491 (PC, Unpublished R7) (same dies). Splendid EF, though slightly worn obverse die, with glossy black patina. Apparently the finest example in existence. A little gem.............................................................................(Image) $325

                   

305. Geta. As Caesar. 198-209 AD. IONIA, Ephesus. (16mm, 2.61 gm, 12h). Obv: Λ CЄΠ ΓЄ TAC KAI, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Stag right. SNG von Aulock__-; SNG Copenhagen 429; BMC 288........(Image) $95

                    

306. Geta. As Caesar, 198-209 AD. BITHYNIA, Flaviopolis (as Cretaia). (27mm, 10.74 gm, 6h). Obv: Bareheaded and draped bust right. Rev: Septimius Severus standing left, sacrificing from phiale over altar,and holding scepter. RG__; SNG Copenhagen__; SNG von Aulock__. Rare mint!...................................(Image) $220

                    

307. Geta. As Caesar, 198-209 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Assarion (17mm, 2.89 gm, 12h). Obv: Bareheaded, draped, and cuir. bust r. Rev: Eros standing l., resting on torch set on altar. Varbanov 1110...........(Image) $110

                    

308. Geta. As Caesar.  198-209 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicaea. (16mm, 2.63 gm, 1h). Obv: Π CΕΠΤΙ ΓETAC - KAI, Bare head, right. Rev: NIKAIEΩN, Garlanded altar.
RG II,__. BMC__. SNG Cop.__. SNG von Aulock__. Very rare.............(Image) $225

                    

309. Geta. As Caesar. 198-209 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (17mm, 2.90 gm, 9h). Obv: M AYP KAI ΓETAC, bareheaded and draped bust, right. Rev: NIKOΠOLI(TΩΝ PRO)C I, crescent with four stars. Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.22.48.5 (same dies). Splendid glossy black patina, with minor earthen deposits...................................................................................................(Image) $145

                    

310. Geta. As Caesar. 198-209 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (15mm, 1.99 gm, 12h). Obv: Λ AYP KA(I) ΓETAC, bareheaded head, right. Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩΝ(ΠROC I), Eagle with folded wings standing left, head right, with wreath in beak. Varbanov 3250 (same dies) (R4)..................................(Image) $125

                    

311. Geta. 209-211 AD. THRACE, Pautalia. (29mm, 15.91 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Zeus advancing right, holding thunderbolt and eagle. Varbanov 5433. Very worn.......................................................................(Image) $45

                    

312. Geta, as Caesar 198 - 209 AD. THRACE, Serdica. (20mm, 3.75 gm, 2h).Obv: Laureate and draped bust, right. Rev: CEPΔON, crescent with four stars. Ruzicka, Serdica__; Varbanov 2520. Scarce. Glossy patina.......(Image) $65

                    

313. Macrinus. AD 217-218. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. 18mm. Obv:Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Large SC; Δ above, Є below; all within laurel wreath. McAlee 725............................................(Image) $65

                    

314. Another. 18mm..............................................................................(Image) $40

                    

315. Another. 20mm..............................................................................(Image) $50

                    

316.  Another. 21mm.............................................................................(Image) $40

                    

317. Another. 19mm..............................................................................(Image) $85

                    

318. Another. 18mm..............................................................................(Image) $85

                    

319. Another. 18mm..............................................................................(Image) $75

                   

320. Another. 21mm..............................................................................(Image) $65

                    

321. Another. 19mm..............................................................................(Image) $90

                    

322. Another. 19mm. Flan flaws on obverse head.............................(Image) $60

                    

323. Another. 18mm.Flan flaw on cheek............ ................................(Image) $60

                    

324. Another. 21mm..............................................................................(Image) $45

                    

325. Macrinus. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (26mm, 11.16 gm, 12h). Pontianus, legatus consularis. Obv: AVT K OΠEΛΛIOC CEV MAKPEINOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, slight drapery on left shoulder. Rev: Eagle standing facing on ground line, head right, with opened wings, holding wreath in beak; VP ΠONTIANOV in legend. Varbanov 1122 (R4). Near EF, beautiful glossy dark green patina.....(Image) $365

                    

326. Another. Similar. (25mm, 8.51 gm, 12h)....................................(Image) $125

                    

327. Macrinus. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (25mm, 9.87 gm, 12h). Statius Longinus, consular legate. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopia. H&J, Nikopolis 8.23.39.1; AMNG I 1779; SNG Copenhagen 278; SNG Budapest -; Varbanov 3548. Glossy brown/black patina...........................................................(Image) $185

                    

328. Macrinus. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 11.90 gm, 1h). Statius Longinus, consular legate. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Apollo standing l., holding patera and branch. Similar to Varb 3471.(Image) $185

                    

328a. Macrinus. 217-218 AD.  MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum.  Statius Longinus, consular legate. (26mm, 12.64 gm, 6h). Obv:  AVT K M OΠЄΛ CЄV MAKPEINOC, laureate head right. Rev: VΠ CTA Λ(ONΓINO)V NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC, Herakles standing right, resting on club and holding lion skin. Varbanov 3457.........................................................................................(Image) $145

                    

329. Macrinus & Diadumenian. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 5 Assaria (26mm, 13.17 gm, 6h). Pontianus, magistrate. Obv:AVT K OΠEΛ MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus facing right, seen from the rear, vis-vis bare head, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian facing left. Rev: ΥΠ ΠONTIANOΥ MAΡKIANOΠOΛITΩN, Apollo standing left, holding patera over altar and laurel branch; E to r. Like Varbanov 1153, except bust types. Unlisted?.....(Image) $185

                    

330. Macrinus and Diadumenian. Moesia Inferior, Marcianopolis. 217-218 AD. AE pentassarion (25mm, 11.38 gm, 12 h). Obv: AVT K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head of Macrinus, on left, facing right with facing bare head of Diadumenian on right facing left. Rev: VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN, Ares standing left, holding spear and shield; E in right field. Varbanov 1157..................................................................................(Image) $95

                    

331. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 217-218 AD. Pentassarion (27mm, 12.45 g, 7h). Pontianus, legatus consularis. Obv: Confronted heads of Macrinus right, laureate, and Diadumenian left, barheaded. Rev: Artemis advancing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver; at side, hound springing right; E - reversed (mark of value) to left. H&J, Marcianopolis, 6.24.13.1; Varbanov 1159................................................(Image) $45

                   

332. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (26mm, 10.89 gm, 6h). Pontianus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus and bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian facing one another. Rev: Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; E (mark of value) to right. Varbanov 1221 var-reverse legend. Glossy black patina...........(Image) $145

                    

333. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 13.18 gm, 6h). Pontianus, legatus consularis. Obv: AVT K OΠEΛΛI CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛΛI ANTΩNEINOC, confronted busts of Macrinus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Diadumenian left, bareheaded and draped. Rev: VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP KIANOΠOΛEITΩN, Herakles, right, resting club on rock, lion skin draped over his left arm, mark of value E in left field. Varbanov 1187(R4). Splendid glossy black patina..............................................................................................(Image) $295

                    

334. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 13.59 gm, 1h). Pontianus, consular legate. Struck AD 217-218. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right, vis--vis bare-headed and draped bust of Diadumenian left. Rev: Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent held in arms from phiale; mark of value E to left. Varbanov 1195, except possibly obverse legend arrangement. Glossy black patina..............................................................................................(Image) $145

                    

335. Macrinus, with Diadumenian, as Caesar. 198-217 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 5 Assaria (28mm, 11.60 gm, 6h). Pontianus, magistrate. Obv: Laureate, head of Macrinus right, and bare-headed hesd of Diadumenian left, vis--vis Rev: Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopia. Mark of value E to right. Similar to Varbanov 1275............................................(Image) $290

                      

336. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 14.31 gm, 12h). Pontianus, legatus consularis. Obv: Confronted busts of Macrinus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Diadumenian left, bareheaded and draped bust. Rev: Serapis standing left, raising right hand and holding scepter in left; E (mark of value) to left. Like Varbanov 1212, but obv. busts are draped and cuirassed...(Image) $135

                    

337. Macrinus, with Diadumenian as Caesar. 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 11.62 gm, 12h). Pontianus, legatis consularis. Obv:AV K OΠΠEΛ CEVH MAKΡEINOC, in ex. in 3 lines: K M OΠΠEΛ AN / TΩNINOC ΔI / AΔOVME, Laureate head of Macrinus facing left and bareheaded, head of Diadumenian facing right, facing one another. Rev:VΠ ΠONTIANOV MARKIANOΠOΛIT / ΩN, Zeus with nude upper body stg. l., resting with raised l. hand on scepter and holding in extended r. hand patera over burning altar; in r. field E (for pentassarion). Not in Varbanov; not in AMNG;
not in Pfeiffer (2013); Hristova/Jekov (2014) 6.24.14 corr. (same dies, but writes OΠEΛ, CEV and MAΡKIANOΠOΛEITΩN in error). Glossy dark green/black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $275

                    

338. Diadumenian. 218 AD. Seleucis and Pieria, Antioch. As (18mm). Obv: Bare-headed and cuir. bust r. Rev: SC; Δ above, Ε below; all within laurel wreath fastened at top with star. McAlee 745). Syrian "desert patina."..........(Image) $40

                    

339. Another, similar. 18mm....................................................................(Image) $45

                    

340.  Another, similar. 18mm...................................................................(Image) $75

                   

341. Another, similar. 18mm....................................................................(Image) $55

                    

342. Another, similar. 19mm.....................................................................(Image) $55

                    

343. Another, similar. 19mm, except diamond shape at the top...........(Image) $70

                    

344. Another, similar. 19mm, except S-C in obverse field.....................(Image) $80

                    

345. Another, similar. 19mm, except Δ-Ε above SC and eagle below, facing, wings spread, with head  left....................................................................(Image) $80

                    

346. Another, similar to 342 above, except LAUREATE head, right, i.e., as Augustus. 18mm. BMC 414; McAlee 753, "...struck in the final days of his reign." "Very Rare.".................................................................................(Image) $245

                    

347. Diadumenian, as Caesar. 217-218 AD. CILICIA, Hieropolis-Castabala. (22mm, 8.83 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirrased bsut right, seen from behind. Rev: IEPOPO KACT-ABALA, IEPOC below , prize crown between two lit torches. SNG Levante__; SNG France 2242; SNG von Aulock__; L&K 1515. Rare.................................................................................................(Image) $295

                    

348. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 3 Assaria (23mm, 7.75 gm, 6h). Bare-headed, draped, and cuir. bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Artemis advancing right, drawing bow from quiver and holding bow; behind, dog leaping right; Γ to left. Varbanov 1311.......(Image) $45

                    

349. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (18mm, 2.93 gm, 6h). Obv: Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Basket with fruit. Varbanov 1317....................(Image) $85

                   

350. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (18mm, 3.46 gm, 6h). Obv: Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind Rev: Eagle facing, wings spread, head right with wreath in beak. Like Varbanov 1334, but obverse design Eb, not Aa. Unlisted variety? Glossy black patina.................................................................................(Image) $125

                    

351. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 19mm. Obv: Bare-headed, draped, and cuir. bust right. Rev: Grape bunch. Hristova & Jekov 6.25.8.2; Moushmov 592; Varbanov 1318................(Image) $45

                    

352. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 9.54 gm, 1h). Statius Longinus, legatus consularis. Obv: Bare head,  draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Nike standing left, leaning on column to her right, and holding wreath and palm. Varbanov 3742 (R4)..................................................................................................(Image) $85

                    

353. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 11.64 gm, 12h). Marcus Claudius Agrippa, consular legate. Obv: Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Nike standing right, holding wreath and palm. Varbanov 3654. Glossy black patina......(Image) $295

                    

354. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (27mm, 12.34 gm, 12h). Statius Longinus, legatus consularis. Obv: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Diadumenian on horseback right, brandishing spear and riding down kneeling enemy with hands upraised pleading for mercy. Varbanov 3711 (R6). Very rare. Glossy green/black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $345

                    

355. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (27mm, 9.95 gm, 12h). Agrippa, consular legate. Obv: Bare head, right Rev: Tyche standing facing, head right, holding rudder and cornucopia.. Varbanov 3693..........................................................................................(Image) $85

                    

356. Another, but Tyche wears kalathos. (27mm, 12.25 gm, 12h). Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.25.38.1 (same dies). Varbanov.3626..(Image) $145

                    

357. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum.  (18mm, 2.26 gm, 7h). Obv: Bare head right. Rev: Cista with snake emerging. Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.25.5.10 (same dies); AMNG I/1, 1881 (1 ex., Schmidt); Varbanov 3595. Glossy black patina.............................(Image) $95

                    

358. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 12.44 g, 1h). Agrippa, legatis consularis. Obv: Bare head r. Rev: City gate with three towers. H&J 8.25.46.1; Varbanov 3637.......(Image) $110

                    

359. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (17mm). Obv: Bare head right. Rev: Bunch of grapes..........(Image) $35

                    

360. Another. 17mm...................................................................................(Image) $40

                    

361. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Assarion (17mm). Obv: Bare-headed and draped bust right. Rev: Serpent-entwined staff. Similar to Varbanov 3605.................................(Image) $40

                    

362. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (27mm, 11.40 gm, 6h). Marcus Claudius Agrippa, legatis consularis. Obv: Bareheaded and draped bust right. Rev: Serpententwined staff of Asclepius. H&J 8.25.20.7; Varbanov 3646...............................................(Image) $50

                    

363. Diadumenian. As Caesar, 217-218 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 13.33 gm, 6h). Marcus Claudius Agrippa, consular legate. Obv: Bare head right. Rev: Venus standing right between dolphin and altar. Hristova & Jekov 8.25.15.1; Varbanov 3635. Glossy black patina......(Image) $155

                    

364. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. As (20mm, 3.81 gm, 5h). Radiate bust right. Rev: S C, Δ Є above, eagle below; all within laurel wreath fastened at top with star. McAlee 789c............................(Image) $95

                    

365. Another. 20mm...................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

366. Elagabalus, 218-222 AD.  MACEDON, Dium, (25mm, 10.39 gm, 6h). Obv:
Laureate,draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Minerva standing l., between two serpents and holding spear and patera. D-D on either side.  Varbanove 3482 (R7). Extremely rare...................................................................................(image) $95

                    

367. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Emesa. (18mm, 3.02 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Eagle standing right, head left, holding wreath in beak, on thunderbolt. BMC Syria p. 240, 19 (var)..................(Image) $75

                    

368. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD.  IONIA, Ephesus. (23mm, 5.89 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Galley right. SNG Mnchen ; SNG Copenhagen 445...............................................................................(Image) $65

                    

369. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. IONIA, Ephesus. (22mm, 5.06 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Tyche standing facing, head left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia. SNG Cop 448(var).......................................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

370. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 15mm. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Serpent emerging from cista mystica. Pick 917; Mionnt __; Mionnt supp II __; Lindgren I__; Lindgren III __ Glossy black patina..........................................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

371. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (28mm, 12.21 gm, 12h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatis consularis. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing left, head right, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak. Varbanov 1517. Glossy black patina.............(Image) $140

                    

372. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. 17mm. Obv:  Laureate head right. Rev: Bunch of grapes with stem. Similar to AMNG I 924...............................................................................................................(Image) $35

                    

373. Another.  17mm..................................................................................(Image) $40

                    

374. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 9.81 gm, 12h). Sergius Titianus, magistrate. Obv: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust as seen from behind, right. right. Rev: Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus. Glossy black patina. Varbanov 1456, except obv. design is Dc, not Ac. A new variety? Glossy black patina..................(Image) $135

                    

375. Anther, similar, except Julius Antonius Seleucus, consular legate. (27mm, 11.89 gm, 7h). Varbanov 1491. aEF. Glossy black patina.......(Image) $225

                    

376. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 9.60 gm, 12h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Black patina. Similar to Varbanov 1525. Black patina.....................................(Image) $85

                    

377. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (18mm). Obv: Laureate head right Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Near EF. Dark green patina. Varbanov 1404......................(Image) $95

                    

378. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 8.78 gm, 12h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera (over altar) and cornucopia. Black patina. Similar to Varbanov 1532..................................................(Image) $45

                    

379.  Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (26mm, 11.10 gm, 7h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, consular legate. Obv: Laureate head r. Rev: Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent from patera.Similar to Hristova & Jekov 6.26.21.1-2 var. (bust type). Strong VF, glossy black patina....(Image) $135

                    

380. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD.  MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis.  Sergius Titianus. (27mm, 10.22 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Zeus standing facing, head left, holding phiale and scepter. Varbanov I 1473. Glossy black patina. Near EF..............(Image) $145

                    

381. Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 12.48 gm, 1h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv: AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC AVΓ IOVΛIA MAICA AVΓ. Obv: Laureate head of Elagabalus and draped bust of Julia Maesa, wearing stephane, facing one another. Rev: VΠ IOVΛ ANT CEΛEVKOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN / E (mark of value) to r. Athena standing l., holding eagle and scepter; shield to left. Varbanov 1618. Glossy black patina.......(Image) $135

                    

382. Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 12.99 gm, 1h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv: Confronted busts of Elagabalus right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Julia Maesa left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Draped bust of Serapis right, wearing calathus; E (mark of value) behind. H&J 6.28.6.1 var. (E behind Serapis; R7); Varbanov 1648. VF. Rare type. Splendid depiction of Serapis. Glossy black patina..........(Image) $265

                    

383. Another. 28mm, 9.91 gm, 1h. Glossy black patina.......................(Image) $225

                    

384. Elagabalus, with Julia Maesa. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 12.85 gm, 6h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv:Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right facing draped bust of Julia Maesa left, wearing stephane. Rev: Serpent coiled, head right; E (mark of value) to upper left. AMNG I 971 var. (E to right); H&J 6.28.22.2; Varbanov 1675. Glossy black patina................(Image) $115

                    

385. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 8.99 gm, 12h). Julius Antonius Seleucus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Homonoia seated. left wearing kalathos and holding patera and cornucopia. Varbanov 1533 (R4...one example on Wildwinds). Glossy black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $85

                    

386. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. Bithynia, Nicaea. (22mm). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: NIKAIEΩN, three standards...................................................(Image) $40

                    

387. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 10.65 gm, 12h). Novius Rufus, magistrate. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / VΠ NOBIO(V ΡOVΦOV) NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠΡOC ICT, Athena standing left, shield on ground behind, holding branch towards serpent entwined around olive tree. This scene has been described by some as the "Foundation of Athens" scene, where Erichthonios, in the form of a serpent, is entwined around the olive tree, which he gifted to the Athenians.  Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.26.4. 10 (same dies); Varbanov 3906; AMNG I/1, 1921. Very rare.........................................................................................(Image) $175

                    

388.  Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 11.61 gm, 12h). Novius Rufus, magistrate. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: VΠ NOBIOV ΡOVΦOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠΡOC ICTP - ΩΝ, Athena standing left, holding spear downward, shield on ground to left. Varbanov__; AMNG 1920; Hristova/Jekov No. 8.26.4.5 corr.; Moushmov 1382. Glossy black patina.........................................(Image) $145

                    

389. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. 17mm. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Star and crescent. Glossy green patina.........................................................(Image) $35

                    

390. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm, 11.23gm, 6h). Novius Rufus, consular legate. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Object draped over left shoulder is unknown to authors of major references. Rev: Eagle standing facing with open wings, head turned left, wreath in beak. H&J, Nicopolis 8.26.1.16; Varbanov 4008...................(Image) $95

                    

391. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum. AE assarion (15mm). Obv: Laureate and draped bust right. Rev: Bunch of grapes hanging from vine. Varbanov 3799; Hristova & Jeckov 8.26.8.7; AMNG 2036....(Image) $25

                    

392. Another. 17mm...................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

393. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (16mm, 2.56 g, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Priapus standing left, holding patera and basket of fruits set on phallus. H&J, Nicopolis 8.26.17.1; Varbanov 3863........................................................(Image) $45

                    

394.  Elagabalus. 218 - 222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis. (25mm, 11.25 gm, 7h). Obv: AVT K M AVPH ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: VΠA NOB POVΦOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPO(N), Coiled serpent with radiate, nimbate head left. Varabanov 3883......................(Image) $85

                    

395. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (25mm, 10.27 gm, 12h). Novius Rufus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuir. bust right. Rev: Triptolemos standing right, raising hand and driving biga of winged serpents. H&J 8.26.23.2; Varbanov 3911........(Image) $135

                    

396. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (25mm, 11.26 gm, 1h). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust r. Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder (set on globe) and cornucopia. H&J, Nikopolis 8.26.38.19; Varbanov 3869. Glossy dark green/black patina...............(Image) $115

                    

397. Another, similar. 27mm, 11.56 gm, 12h..........................................(Image) $95

                    

398. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (26mm,15.76 gm, 12h). Obv: AY K M AYP ANTΩNINOC, Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, but reminiscent of Macrinus, not Elagabalus. Rev: NI/KOΠOΛ/ITΩN ΠP/O ICTP/OΝ within laurel wreath. Varbanov 3848 (R4). Hristova/Hoeft/Jekov (2015) 8.26.54.13..................................................(Image) $345

                    

399. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Odessus. (26mm, 9.41 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate. head r. Rev: Great God of Odessus standing facing, head l., wearing kalathos, holding patera and cornucopia. Varbanov 4395.....(Image) $85

                    

400. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. THRACE, Perinthus. (31mm, 14.71 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Athena standing facing, head left, holding spear, and patera, left hand on shield. Varbanov 347 (R4). Glossy black paina. Very rare................................................................(Image) $165

                    

401. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. THRACE, Philippopolis. (18mm, 4.38 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow from quiver and holding bow. Glossy black patina. Varbanov 1754...........(Image) $85

                     

402. Elagabalus.  218-222 AD. THRACE, Philippopolis. 19mm (4.27 g). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ within wreath. Varbanov 1787 var:
Blundered obverse legend "ANTΩEINOC" and ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ reverse either misspelled by Varbanov (omitting the "T") or this is yet another new variety.......................................................................................................(Image) $75

                     

403. Elagabalus, 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Tomis.  Diassarion (22mm, 5.27 gm, 2h). Obv: M AYPH AN - TΩNINOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. Hygieia standing LEFT, feeding serpent from patera; in right field, mark of value B. A new variety not in Varbanov! Glossy black patina........(Image) $95

                    

404. Elagabalus. 218-222 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (18mm, 3.04 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. Varbanov 1377 (same reverse die) , except unlisted variety of obverse legend. Excellent glossy dark green/black patina.....................................................................................(Image) $75

                    

405. Julia Domna. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (17mm). Obv: [I]OVLIA (DO - MNA CEB) beginning upper right. Draped but, right. Rev: Female deity with mural crown seated left, either Kybele or the City Goddess. Not determined by Pfeiffer (2014) 80 (same dies) or AMNG I/1, [607] var. (without rev. legend break). Not in Varbanov; Hristova/Jekov (2014) 6.17.31.4.....................(Image) $40
 

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