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

 

                    

406. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (26mm, 10.07 gm, 6h). Firmius Philopappus, consular legate. Struck 229-235 AD. Obv: Laureate bust right. Rev: Apollo standing left, holding patera and branch.  Varbanov 1809 var. (this coin has laureate bust only). Glossy black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $115

                    

407. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (25mm, 10.80 gm, 7h). Tiberius Julius Festus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. H&J 6.32.1.9; Varbanov 1801. Glossy black patina...................................................................................(Image) $85

                    

408. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (27mm, 10.46 gm, 6h). Um(brius?) Tereventinus. consular legate. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: ΗΓ OVM TEPEBENTINOV MAΡKIANOΠOLITΩN, eagle standing right, looking left, winds spread, holding wreath in beak. Similar to Varbanov 1710. Glossy black patina.........................................................................(Image) $85

                    

409. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Tetrassarion (25mm, 9.93 gm, 6h). Um. Tereventinus, legatus consularis. Struck circa 225-229 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. AMNG I 1033; H&J 6.32.36.13; Varbanov 1692. Brown/black patina.....................................(Image) $70

                    

410. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (26mm, 8.77 gm, 12h). Tiberius Julius Festus, legatus consularis. Struck 225-229 AD. Obv: Laur., draped, and cuir. bust r. Rev: Hygeia standing r., feeding serpent from patera. Varbanov1789. Glossy green/black patina..........(Image) $85

                    

411. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (24mm,9.87 gm, 1h). Um(brius)? Tereventinus, legatis consularis. Struck 225-229 AD. Obv:Laureate, draped, and cuir. bust r. Rev: Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent from patera. Varbanov 1722. Green/brown patina......(Image) $85

                    

412. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicaea. (20mm, 4.79 gm, 12h). Obv: Laur. draped, and cuir. bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Three military standards. RG 617. Near perfect. Glossy black patina...........(Image) $225

                    

413. Another. Similar. 22mm................................................................(Image) $40

                    

414. Severus Alexander. As Caesar, 222 AD. THRACE, Odessus. (26mm, 8.12 gm, 12h). Obv: M AVPH AΛEΞANΔPOC KAIC, draped bust right. Rev: OΔHCC EITΩN, Great God standing left, sacrificing with patera over lighted altar to left and holding cornucopia. AMNG I 2310. Very rare................................(Image) $195

                    

415. Severus Alexander. 222-235 AD. MACEDON, Pella. (25mm, 14.45 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Tyche seated left, raising hand to face. SNG ANS 633.....................................(Image) $45

                    

416. Julia Maesa, grandmother of Elagabalus and Severus Alexander. MOESIA INFERIOR, Odessus. (24mm, 7.89 gm, 6h). Obv: Draped bust right, wearing stephane. Rev: Demeter to right, facing left, holding fruit or corn ears and long torch, facing Persephone on left, facing right holding long torch with right hand; left hand raised to shoulder of Demeter. Varbanov 4407 (R5). Varbanov says Persephone is also holding corn ears, but that is not apparent on this coin. The sole coin struck for her at Odessus. Very rare.....................................(Image) $165

                    

417. Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander. LYDIA, Akrasus. (22mm, 5.41 gm, 6h). Obv: Draped bust right, wearing stephane. Rev:Zeus (?) standing left, holding patera and scepter. BMC__; SNG Cop__: von Aulock__. Unique?
Extremely rare! Silver plated in antiquity, traces of which can be seen on the obverse and reverse on the image above.............................................(Image) $185

                     

418. Julia Mamaea. Augusta, 222-235 AD. Arabia Petraea, Bostra. AE (20 mm, 3.62 gm, 6h). Obv: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA, laureate and draped,bust right. Rev COLONIA BOSTRA, draped bust of Zeus-Ammon, right, wearing solar disk. Spijkerman 52; SNG ANS 1237; Sofaer 50. SGI 3482 aVF, sandy red and black patina........................................................................................................(Image) $100

                    

419. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. IONIA. Ephesos. (29mm, 11.54 gm, 6h). Obv: IOYΛIA MAMAIA CEB. Draped bust right. Rev: (Δ) ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ above, in ex., ΕΦECIΩN. Carpentum drawn right by two mules. BMC 328  Rare. Very worn, but clearly identifiable..................................................................(Image) $165

                    

420. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. Magnesia (ad Maeandrum or ad Sipylum). (29mm, 10.64 gm, 6h). Obv: IOYΛIA MAMAIA CEB. Draped bust right. Rev: MAΓNHTΩN on left, ( - - -)NEOKOPΩN  on lower right extending around to ex.?  Bearded male (Zeus?) seated left, holding patera(?) and scepter. BMC__; SNG Cop__; von Aulock__. Unrecorded? Extremely rare.....(Image) $145

                    

421. Maximinus I. 235-238 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (26mm, 12.24 gm, 1h). Laureate and draped bust right /Ares standing facing, head left, holding spear and shield.  Varbanov 597 (R4). Very rare. Glossy black patina.........(Image) $185

                    

422. Maximinus I. 235-238 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (24mm, 6.83 g, 3h). Obv: Laureate head right, slight drapery. Rev: Dolphin right, fish above and below; Cf.  Varbanov 499/494 (for obv./rev.). Scratches on head....................(Image) $40

                    

423. Maximinus I. 235-238 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. 18mm. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shiels. Rev: Herakles on left, facing right, wrestling the Nemean Lion. Arrow and quiver in field to left. Varbanov517, except Herakles facing right...........................................(Image) $45

                     

424. Maximinus I. AD 235-238. THRACE, Anchialus. (26mm, 10.71 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera. Varbanov 572. Black patina...................(Image) $80

                    

425. Maximinus I. 235-238 AD. BITHYNIA, Bithynium-Claudiopolis. Birthplace of Antinous. (24mm, 6.94 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Apollo standing facing, head right, leaning on globe set upon a serpent entwined altar  and branch in left hand; raven on his left arm; serpent entwined stump(?) to his right. BMC__; SNG Copenhagen__; von Aulock__.; . Extremely rare.........................................................................................(Image) $345

                    

426. Maximinus I, Thrax. 235-238 AD. THRACE. Deultum.  .18mm. Obv: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: C F / P D. (Colonia Flavia Pacensis). Varbanov 2428.(R4). Rare......................(Image) $45

                    

427. Maximinus I. 235-238 AD. THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Triassarion (24mm, 8.18 g, 7h). Obv: ΓAIOV OVH MAΞIMЄINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: KOINO-N ΘЄCC/AΛΩN, Nike, holding wreath in extended right hand, reins in left hand, driving triga galloping right; Γ (mark of value) below horses (barely visible). BCD Thessaly, 985.2.................(Image) $125

                    

428. Maximus. Caesar, 235/-238 AD. THRACE, Deultum. (24mm, 6.44 gm, 1h). Obv: Draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Rev: Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent staff.  Varbanov 2451(R5) (var-this example has draped and cuirassed bust right. Unlisted? Extremely rare. Beautiful glossy green patina.............................................................................................(Image) $325

                    

429. Maximus. Caesar, 235-238 AD.  MOESIA INFERIOR, Tomis. Tetrassarion (27mm, 10.47 gm, 7h). Bare head draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. Nike/Nemesis standing facing, looking l., holding cubit-rule in left hand and bridle in right hand, wheel at feet to left. Mark of value Δ in left field. A new type not listed in Vabanov. Artistic presentation. Extremely rare. Beautiful dark green/black patina...................................................................................(Image) $275

                    

430. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. THRACE. Anchialus. (23mm, 6.43 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: Dolphin left; tunny left above; sturgeon right below.
Varbanov 613: "Unpublished var" R4. A single example in a private collection known. Glossy black patina....................................................................(Image) $135

                    

431. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea-Eusebia.  (22mm, 6.28 gm, 12h). Dated RY 7 (243/4 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Six grain ears tied together. Sydenham, Caesarea 616 (but B not visible)......................................................................................................(Image) $155

                    

432. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Deultum. (21mm, 4.85 gm, 2h). Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bus tleft, with shield and spear. Rev: Founder standing right, driving two yoked oxen. Similar to SNG Bulgaria 1248, but this coin has obverse design Radiate draped and cuirassed bust left with shield and spear. Varbanov__. Unlisted? Very rare................................................(Image) $175

                    

433. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Callatis. Pentassarion (28mm, 11.96 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Serapis standing facing, head left, right hand raised, left hand holding scepter. Mark of value E in left field..Varbanov__. Apparently quite rare.........(Image) $145

                    

434. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Callatis. Tetrassarion (26mm, 10.03 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, bust right right, Rev: Coiled serpent with head erect, facing right, mark of value Δ within coils. Varbanov 377(R4). Very rare. Glossy black patina........................................................................(Image) $185

                    

435. Gordian III. 238-244 AD, THRACE, Deultum, (24mm, 8.54 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r., Rv. Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia. Varbanov 2633 "Unpublished variety."......................(Image) $95

                    

436. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis. Pentassarion. (27mm, 11.65 gm, 7h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian III facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Serapis facing left, draped and wearing kalathos. Rev: Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. Varbanov 537 "Unpublished variety." Glossy back patina...................................(Image) $145

                    

437. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 13.05 gm, 1h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian III facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Serapis facing left, draped and wearing kalathos. Rev: Homonoia standing facing, head left, holding patera over lighted altar in right hand, cornucopia in left; E (mark of value) in right field. Varbanov 561 "Unpublished variety." Glossy black patina..................................(Image) $135

                    

438. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis. Tetrassarion (25mm, 9.15 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped bust right right. Rev: ΔIONVCO-ΠOΛEITΩN, Homonoia wearing kalathos and standing facing, head left, holding patera over flaming altar and cornucopia. Mark of value Δ in r. field. Varbanov 521 (var: location of Δ, and obv. legend). Glossy black patina..........(Image) $145

                    

439. Gordian III. 238-244 AD  MOESIA INFERIOR, Dionysopolis, (28mm, 13.06 gm, 12h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian III facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Serapis facing left, draped and wearing kalathos.Rev: Serapis standing left, right hand raised, left holding scepter, E in left field. Varbanov 573. Glossy black patina........................................................(Image) $110

                    

440. Gordian III. 238-244 AD.  MACEDON, Edessa, (24mm, 8.56 gm, 6h). Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Roma, holding Nike set on globe, seated l. on cuirass (shield?), being crowned by Tyche of Edessa standing behind , holding cornucopia. Varbanov 3666........................(Image) $80

                    

441. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Hadrianopolis. (25mm, 9.18 g, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Apollo advancing right, drawing bow. Varbanov 3717...................................................................(Image) $45

                    

442. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Hadrianopolis. (27mm, 11.59 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia. Varbanov 3814..................(Image) $165

                    

443. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Menophilus, magistrate. Pentassaria (28mm, 10.82 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, seen from front and draped bust of Serapis facing left, wearing kalathos. Rev: Artemis advancing right holding bow and, drawing arrow from her quiver, hound right at her feet. Varbavov 1951 (R4) Very rare...................................................................................................(Image) $135

                    

444. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. (25mm, 10.48 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Varbanov 3867............................(Image) $40

                    

445. Gordian III. AD 238-244. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 12.82 gm, 1h). Menophilus, legatus consularis. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right, toward draped bust of Serapis facing left. Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder (set on globe) and cornucopia. Varbanov 2021, except mark of value E in field to left. A new variety? Glossy black patina..................................................................(Image) $155

                    

446. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (28mm, 13.74 gm, 1h). Tullius Menophilus, legatus consularis. Struck 239-240 AD. Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Serapis facing left, draped and wearing kalathos. Rev: Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter, eagle at his feet. Mark of value E in right field,  Varbanov 2027................................................................................(Image) $90

                    

447. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicaea. 19mm. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Vexillum surmounted by eagle between two military standards surmounted by wreaths. Similar to SNG Copenhagen 526-7, except for wreaths surmounted on three standards............................(Image) $40

                    

448. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. BITHYNIA, Nicaea. 21mm .Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:Two vexilla in center surmounted by eagle (head left on rightmost and head right on leftmost) between two standards, surmounted by a wreath. RPC VII__;  RG715?.......................................(Image) $45

                    

449. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (28mm,  11.15 gm, 6h). Sabinus Modestus, consular legate. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff. Varbanov 4167 (same dies as illustrated specimen)...............................................................................(Image) $135

                    

450. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Tetrassarion (27mm, 11.28 gm, 6h). Sabinus Modestus, legatus consularis. Struck 241-244 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:  Gordian and Tranquillina standing facing one another, clasping hands. H&J, Nikopolis 8.36.34.5; Varbanov 4200.........................................................(Image) $70

                    

451. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis. (28mm, 13.06 gm, 6h). Sabinius Modestus, consular legate. Obv: Radiate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Hermes standing left, foot on rock(helmet?), holding winged caduceus and purse. Varbanov 4203..............................................................................(Image) $145

                    

452. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (28mm, 12.49 gm, 12h). Sabinius Modestus, legatis consularis. Obv:Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Nemesis-Aequitas(?) standing left, holding scales and staff; wheel at her left side. Varbanov 4263?......................(Image) $40

                    

453. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. (27mm, 12.52 gm, 7h). Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, wearing a sharp depiction of head of medusa and aegis. Rev: Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter; eagle before. Mouchmov 1485.; Varbanov 4133. A splendid EF with glossy black patina, but obverse not fully struck-up and shows instructive circular abrasions from a flan smoothing tool, which, except for the punch mark, are usually eliminated by striking..............................................(Image) $325

                    

454. Gordian III. AD 238-244. LYDIA, Saitta. (22mm, 4.83 gm, 12h). Obv: Starting at upper right: AVT  K  M ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate (and draped and cuirassed?) bust left, shield at shoulder (depicting emperor riding in biga, spearing fallen enemy and crowned by Nike), in r., spear resting on shoulder. Rev: ϹΑΙΤΤΗΝΩΝ, Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia. RPC 223; SNG v. Aulock 3103; BMC 61. Four examples illustrated by RPC. This one is the sharpest....................................................................................................(Image) $95

                    

455. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. 22mm. Dated CY 2 (240/241 AD). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at feet on either side; AN II in exergue. Boric-Brescovic 133; AMNG I 77; SNG Hungary 164ff; Jekov and Hristova 5 var. (bust seen from the front). Not listed in Varbanov with radiate bust for Year II..............................(Image) $35

                    

456. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (29mm, 19.43 gm, 1h). Dated CY 2 (240/1 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left; to left, bull standing right; to right, lion standing left; AN II (date) in exergue. H&J, Viminacium 4; Varbanov 108; AMNG I 76..................................................................................................(Image) $45

                    

457. Gordian III, with Tranquillina. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Anchialus.  (25mm, 11.28 gm, 6h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Tranquillina facing left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev:  Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head right, holding wreath in beak. Varbanov 688, except W vs. Ω. in city name. Glossy black patina....(Image) $125

                    

458. Gordian III, with Tranquillina. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (27mm, 12.57 gm, 7h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Tranquillina facing left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Homonoia standing facing, head left, holding patera and cornucopia. Varbanov 764? bottom lines of obv legend a bit different? Exceptionally sharp reverse. Obverse not fully struck-up...................................................................(Image) $280

                    

459. Gordian III, with Tranquillina. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (26x23mm, 8.26 gm, 7h). Obv:  Confronted busts of Gordian facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Tranquillina facing left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Serapis standing left, holding cornucopia and patera. AMNG II 650; Varbanov 775.....................................................................(Image) $65

                    

460. Gordian III, with Tranquillina. 238-244 AD. THRACE, Anchialus. (27mm, 12.67 g, 1h). Obv: Confronted busts of Gordian facing right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Tranquillina facing left, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Athena standing left, holding owl and reversed spear, shield at her left. Varbanov 2039...........................................................................................(Image) $95

                    

461. Tranquillina. Augusta, 241-244 AD. THRACE, Deultum. 22mm. Obv: Draped bust r., wearing stephane. Rev: Eagle standing on altar between two signa. Youroukova 413; Varbanov 2909. Rev. surface scratches.........(Image) $35

                    

462. Tranquillina. Augusta, 241-244 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Triassarion (25mm, 9.46 gm, 12h). Obv: Diademed and draped bust right. Rev: Artemis advancing right, draving arrow from quiver at shoulder and holding bow; at side, hound running right; Γ (mark of value) to left. H&J, Marcianopolis 6.39.13.1 corr. (obv. legend); Varbanov 2065; Moushmov 842............(Image) $245

                    

463. Another. 25mm, 11.05 gm, 7h...........................................................(Image) $85

                    

464. Gordian III, with Abgar X Phrahates. 239-244 AD. MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. (25mm, 6.79 gm, 12h). Struck 242-244 AD.  Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right; seen from behind; star before. Note unusual double rim crown. Rev: Mantled bust of Abgar right, bearded, wearing Parthian-style tiara with rosette; star behind. BMC Mesopotamia 153; SNG Copenhagen 226; RPC VII__. Brown patina.................................................................(Image) $195

                    

465. Gordian III? Mesopotamia? His (?) bust, right, star before. (14mm, 3.63 gm, 5h?). RPC VII__;SNG Cop__; BMC__. ............................................(Image) $35

                    

466. Philip I. 244-249 AD. THRACE, Deultum. (22mm, 7.10 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Artemis advancing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from her quiver. Varbanov 2978.......(Image) $85

                    

467. Philip I. 244-249 AD. MACEDON, Pella.  (25mm, 7.35 gm, 2h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Pan seated left on rocks, holding pedum and raising hand over head; syrinx to left. Varbanov 3761 var. (radiate); SNG ANS 643............................................................................(Image) $75

                    

468. Philip I. 244-249 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (30mm, 18.85 gm, 12h). Dated RY 5 (244 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at feet to either side; AN V (date) in exergue. Varbanov 132.(Image) $95

                    

469. Philip I. 244-249 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (28mm, 14.75 gm, 6h). Dated RY 8 (244/5 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Moesia standing left, extending hands over bull and lion; AN VIII (date) in exergue. Varbanov 137. VF+, glossy black patina................................(Image) $120

                    

470. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 13.73 gm, 7h). Obv: Confronted busts of Philip, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Otacilia, draped and wearing stephane. Rev: Serapis standing left, raising hand and holding scepter; E to left. Hristova & Jekov 6.41.6.1; Varbanov 2082. VF+, brown/black patina.(Image) $130

                    

471. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 13.60 g, 12h). Prastina Messallinus, consular legate. Struck 244-247 AD. Obv: Confronted busts of Philip right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed and Otacilia left, diademed and draped. Rev: Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia; E (mark of value) to left. H&J, Markianopolis 6.41.38.1; Varbanov 2086. Superb EF with glossy black patina. An amazing coin...................................................(Image) $325

                    

472. Another fantastic example. (26mm, 14.54 gm, 7h). Glossy dark brown/black patina..................................................................................(Image) $325

                    

473. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (25mm, 12.13 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip and draped bust of Otacilia Severa, wearing stephane, facing one another. Rev: Demeter standing left, holding phiale and long torch. Varbanov 4229. Excellent glossy brown/black patina..................................................................................(Image) $195

                    

474. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (25mm, 10.95 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip and draped bust of Otacilia Severa, wearing stephane, facing one another. Rev: Ceres standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. Varbanov 4230. Glossy dark green/black patina...................................................................................(Image) $185

                    

475. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (25mm, 11.68 gm, 6h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip right, facing draped bust of Otacilia left, wearing stephane. Rev: Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Varbanov 4245. VF. Dark green/black patina. Die break on obverse between busts...........................................................(Image) $120

                    

476. Philip I, with Otacilia Severa. 244-249 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (26mm, 13.23 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I right, facing diademed and draped bust of Otacilia left. Rev: Nemesis standing left, holding cubit rule and ribbon (bridle?), wheel at feet, left. Varbanov 4254. Near EF, with glossy brown/black patina......................................................................(Image) $225

                    

477. Philip II, as Caesar. 244-247 AD. MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Pentassarion (27mm, 12.69 gm, 1h). Obv: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip facing r., facing draped bust of Serapis facing l., wearing kalathos. Rev: Homonoia standing facing, head l., holding cornucopia and patera. Varbanov 2097. aEF, with splendid glossy black patina......................(Image) $325

                    

478. Philip II. As Caesar, 244-247 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (26mm, 11.18 gm, 1h). Obv: Bare-headed bust of Philip and draped bust of Serapis, wearing kalathos, facing one another. Rev: Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch and resting hand upon lyre set on column to right. Varbanov 4276. Glossy dark green patina.............................................................................................(Image) $120

                    

479. Philip II. As Caesar, 244-247 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (27mm, 13.09 gm, 1h). Obv: Bare head of Philip and draped bust of Serapis, wearing kalathos, facing one another. Rev: Serapis standing facing, head left, raising hand and holding scepter. Varbanov 4296 (R4). Very rare. aEF, with splendid dark glossy brown/black patina..................................................................................(Image) $275

                    

480. Philip II. As Caesar, 244-247 AD. THRACE, Mesembria. (25mm, 10.04 gm, 7h). Obv: Bare head of Philip and draped bust of Serapis, wearing kalathos, facing one another. Rev: Zeus standing, facing, head left, holding patera and scepter; eagle at his feet, l. Varbanov 4299. Glossy black patina.......(Image) $135

                    

481. Philip II. 247-249 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (23mm, 8.36 gm, 6h). Dated Year 9 (247/248 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left; bull and lion at sides. Date ANVIIII in ex. Varbanov 156 (R3). EF, dark green patina.............(Image) $275

                    

482. Another. (23mm, 7.78 gm, 1h)....................................................(Image) $110

                    

483. Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR Dacia. (27mm, 15.38 gm, 12h). Dated Year 5 (251 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Dacia standing left, holding standard in each hand, left inscribed V (?), right XIII (?), eagle and lion at her feet to the left and right. Varbanov40 (R6). Very Rare. Glossy dark green patina.....................................................(Image) $195

                    

484.Herennia Etruscilla. Augusta, 249-251 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Dacia. (28mm, 16.46 gm, 6h). Dated CY 5 (250/1 AD). Obv: Draped bust right, wearing stephane. Rev: Dacia (Pax?) standing facing, head left, holding branch and transverse scepter; to left, eagle standing left, head upturned right, with wreath in beak; to right, lion standing left; AN IIII (date) in exergue.  Varbanov 48 (R7). Extremely rare. Glossy dark green patina.............................................(Image) $245

                    

485. Herennia Etruscilla. Augusta, 249-251 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (28mm, 13.48 gm, 1h). Dated year 12 (250/1 AD). Obv: Diademed and draped bust right. Rev: Moesia standing left between bull and lion; AN XII (date) in exergue. Varbanov 179 (R5); Boric-Brescovic 1228; Mouchmov 48. Very rare. Glossy dark green patina...............................................................(Image) $145

                     

486. Trebonianus Gallus. 251-253 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (26mm, 9.93 gm, 1h). Year 13 (252/3 AD). Obv: Laureate and draped bust right. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left; bull and lion at sides. ANXIII in exergue. RPC VII online, Volume 9, 59....................................................................(Image) $65

                     

487. Gallienus. AD 253-268. TROAS, Alexandria Troas. (25mm, 9.40 g, 8h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; vexillum behind inscribed AV/SC (CO)? Bellinger, Troy A466; SNG Copenhagen 211-2; Lindgren & Kovacs 344; SNG von Aulock 7574. aEF, excellent glossy green patina.................................................................(Image) $245
Writes a major numismatic firm: "Gallienus' unusual final issue at Alexandria Troas on larger flans than his earlier issues, struck for him alone, and adopting as reverse type "the turreted head of Tyche which had otherwise only been used as an obverse type throughout the semi-autonomous series" (Bellinger, Troy, p. 144).

                    

488. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. PISIDIA, Antioch. (23mm, 6.81 gm, 6h).  Obv: radiate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: S R in exergue, aquilia between standards. Similat to Lindgren & Kovacs 1256......................................(Image) $65

                    

489. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Perga. 10 Assaria (30mm, 11.44 gm, 12h). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind; I (mark of value) before. Rev: Cult idol of Artemis Pergaia, flanked by crescent and star, within distyle temple; A in pediment, ACVLOV on architrave. SNG France 570; SNG Copenhagen__; SNG von Aulock 4731.........................................(Image) $245

                    

490. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Perga. 10 Assaria (31mm, 16.78 gm, 12h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right,; I (denomination) before. Rev: ΠEΡΓAIΩN, three purses resting atop a money chest. SNG von Aulock 4726. VF+, dark brown/black patina with some earthen deposits.................(Image) $345

                    

491. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Perga. 10 Assaria (30mm, 15.97gm, 12h). Obv: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; star above, I (denomination) before. Rev: ΠEΡΓAIΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 4719 var. (laureate)................................(Image) $85

                    

492. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Side. 11 Assaria (29mm, 16.26 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; star above. Mark of value IA, obliterated by countermark, to right; c/m: Є within circular incuse. Rev: Athena standing facing, head left, holding Nike, spear and shield. BMC__; von Aulock__. For c/m: Howgego 805. Rare................................................(Image) $125

                    

493. Salonina, wife of Gallienus. Augusta, 254-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Perga. (30mm, 15.80 gm, 6h). Obv: Diademed and draped bust right. Rev: ΠEΡΓAIΩN NEΩKOPΩN A(in right field), Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. SNG von Aulock__.SNG BN 588; SNG Cop. 362 (Var.)..(Image) $145

                    

494. Salonina, wife of Gallienus. Augusta, 254-268 AD. PAMPHYLIA, Side. 11 Assaria (29mm, 12.75 gm, 1h). Obv:Diademed and draped bust right,  star above; IA before, Rev: Athena standing right, holding spear and thunderbolt; shield at her feet. SNG von Aulock 4854................................................(Image) $95

                     

495. Valerian I, with Gallienus and Valerian II Caesar. AD 253-260. BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. (24mm, 5.35 g, 6h). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valerian I right, vis--vis radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus left; between, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valerian II right
Rev: NEIKOMHΔEΩN / TPIC NEΩK/OPΩN. Three prize crowns, the inner containing two palm fronds, the outer each containing one palm frond.
RG 413. var...............................................................................................(Image) $125

                    

496. Valerian I. 253-260 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (26mm, 11.22 gm, 6h). Dated year 16 (255/6 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Female figure (Moesia?) standing facing, head left, extending her hands over bull at left and lion at right. Date ANXVI in exergue. Boric-Breskovic 1683; AMNG I 189..........................................(Image) $35

                    

497. Volusian. 251-253 AD. PISIDIA, Antiochia. (22mm, 6.09 gm, 8h). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right seen from behind. Rev: Aquila between two signa. SR on banner and SR in exergue Similar to SNG France 1294-6 a. Glossy black patina, with heavy soil deposits on reverse....(Image) $75

                    

498. Another, similar. (23mm, 6.67 gm, 6h)........................................(Image) $80

                    

499. Another, similar, better. (22mm, 6.49 gm, 6h)............................(Image) $95

                    

500. Volusian. 251-253 AD. TROAS. Alexandria. (22mm, 5.44 gm, 7h). Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: COL AVG / TROA. Horse grazing right. SNG Copenhagen 186.......................................................(Image) $55

                    

501. Volusian. 251-253 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Dacia (27mm, 8.76 gm, 1h). Dated Year 5 (251 AD). Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:  Dacia standing left, holding branch and scepter; to left, eagle standing left, head upturned right, with wreath in beak; to right, lion standing left; AN V (date) in exergue. AMNG I_; Varbanov 71..............................................................(Image) $45

                    

502. Volusian. 251-253 AD. MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium. (27mm, 8.94 gm, 12h). Dated Year 13. Obv: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Moesia standing facing, head left, with hands outstretched; to left, bull standing right; to right, lion standing left; AN XIII (date) in ex. Varbanov 221....(Image) $75

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