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                                      ANCIENT ROMAN COINS (Cont.)

                                                (In no particular order)

                   

500. Gordian III. 238–244AD. AR antoninianus (4.66 gm). Antioch, 239. Obv: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian III right. Rev: AEQVITAS AVG, Aequitas standing facing, head left, holding scales and double cornucopiae. RIC 177a. RSC 17a. RCV 8600A. Scarce. A splendid coin. aEF. Very lustrous.........................................................(Image) $190

                   

501. Gordian III. 238-244 AD . AR Antoninianus (5.50 gm). Rome mint. 10th emission, 242 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuir. bust right. Rev: Apollo seated left, holding branch and resting elbow on lyre. RIC IV 89; RSC 261 (erroneously says COSIII)...............................................................................................(Image) $65

                   

502. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.50 gm). Rome mint. 10th emission, 242 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:Apollo seated left, holding branch and resting elbow on lyre. RIC IV 89; RSC 261 (erroneously says COSIII). Splendid. Lustrous....................................(Image) $345

                   

503. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.17 gm). Rome mint. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. RSC 6. Scarce. Toned......................(Image) $185

                   

504. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.64 gm). Rome mint. 12th emission, 243 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus and cornucopia. RIC IV 142; RSC 81 ...........................................................................................................(Image) $175

                   

504a. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.49 gm). Rome mint. 14th emission, 244 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus and cornucopia. RIC IV 140; RSC 71. Lustrous EF..........................................................................................(Image) $275.

                   

505. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.46 gm). Rome mint. 1st emission, 238 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Fides standing facing, head left, holding standard and scepter. RIC IV 1; RSC 86. Toned......................................................................................................(Image) $245

                   

506. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR antoninianus (4,72 gm). Antioch mint, struck  244 AD. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: FORTVNA REDVX, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia. RIC 210; RSC 98a. Lustrous EF......................................(Image) $175

                   

507. Another. Note ornate cuirass seen from behind. (4.48 gm).......(Image) $110

                   

508. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.37 gm). Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Gordian standing right, holding transverse spear and globe. Lustrous EF. RIC IV 94; RSC 276.......................................(Image) $175

                   

509. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.99 gm). Rome mint. 1st emission, 238 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Jupiter standing, head left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; to left, miniature figure of Gordian standing left. RIC IV 2; RSC 105a...........................................(Image) $185

                   

510. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.12 gm). Rome mint. 9th-11th emission, 241-243 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Jupiter standing facing, head right, holding thunderbolt and scepter. RIC IV 84; RSC 109. Lustrous EF............................................................................(Image) $275

                   

511. Another. (4.30 gm) Lustrous EF....................................................(Image) $220

                   

512. Another. (4.09 gm) Highly lustrous EF.........................................(Image) $220

                   

513. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.13 gm). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 8th-11th emissions, late 240-early 243 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor set on ground. RIC IV 86; RSC 121.............................................................(Image) $70

                   

514. Another. (4.65 gm). Lustrous EF...................................................(Image) $185

                   

515. Another. (4.96 gm)...........................................................................(Image) $55

                   

516. Another. (5.03 gm)...........................................................................(Image) $55

                   

517. Another. (3.71 gm). Lustrous EF....................................................(Image) $185

                   

518.  Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.58 gm). Rome mint. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Liberalitas standing, head left, holding abacus and cornucopia. RIC IV 53; RSC 133 Lustrous EF....(Image) $225

                   

519. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.40 gm). Rome mint, Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Liberalitas standing, head left, holding abacus and cornucopia. RIC IV 36; RSC 130..........................(Image) $160

                   

520. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.65 gm)  Antioch mint, 243-244 AD. Obv: Radiate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: MARTI PACIFERO. Mars running left holding branch before him, reversed spear and shield. RIC 212; RSC 162a.................................................................................................(Image) $175

                   

521. Another. (3.70 gm)..........................................................................(Image) $80

                   

522. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AR antoninianus (4.61 gm). Struck ca. 243-244 AD. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right. Rev: MARTEM PROPVGNATOREM, Mars hastening right, armed with transverse spear and shield. RIC 147. RSC 160. RCV 8624. Lustrous EF...........(Image) $175

                   

523. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.20 gm). Antioch mint. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Providentia standing left, holding globe and transverse scepter. RIC IV 18; RSC 196a..............(Image) $165

                   

524. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.10 gm). Rome mint, 4th officina. 2nd emission, 239 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Providentia standing left, holding globe and transverse scepter. RIC IV 18; RSC 196...................................................................................................(Image) $145

                   

525. Gordian III, 238-244 AD, AR Antoninianus (5.08 tgm). Rome, 243-244 AD. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev: PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing l., holding wand over globe and scepter. RIC 150; RSC 299.....................................................................(Image) $160

                   

526. Gordian III.  238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.27 gmh). Rome mint. 1st emission, 238 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Providentia stg. left, holding globe and scepter. RIC IV 4; RSC 302..(Image) $125

                   

527. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.78 gm). Rome mint, 2nd officina. 5th-6th emissions, 239-240 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory and spear. RIC IV 70; RSC 314. Lustrous EF......................................................................(Image) $180

                   

528. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.19 gm). Rome mint (Antioch?), 2nd officina. 3rd-4th emissions, 239 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Roma seated left on shield, holding Victory and spear. RIC IV 38; RSC 312. Lustrous...........................................................................(Image) $145

                   

529. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.93 gm). Antioch mint. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, radiate and cuir. bust right, seen from behind. Rev: SAECVLI FELICITAS, Gordian stg. r. holding transverse spear in right hand, globe in l. RIC IV 216; RSC 319a. Lustrous EF. Minor deposit.........(Image) $225

                   

530. Another. (5.12 gm). Lustrous EF.................................................(Image) $225

                   

531. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.39 gm). Rome mint. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Securitas standing left, legs crossed, holding scepter and leaning on column. RIC IV 153, RSC 336  Lustrous EF............................................................................................................(Image) $175

                   

532. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.72 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 8th-11th emissions, 240-243 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Sol standing facing, head left, extending arm and holding globe. RIC IV 83; RSC 41. Minor deposits. Lustrous EF...........................,.....(Image) $175

                   

533. Another. (4.52 gm). Lustrous EF....................................................(Image) $165

                   

534. Another. (4.59 gm). Lustrous aEF..................................................(Image) $170

                   

535. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.53 gm). Rome mint. Struck 241-243 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Sol standing facing, head left, extending arm and holding globe. RIC IV 83; RSC 41. Highly lustrous aEF........................................................................(Image) $180

                   

537. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.32 gm). Antioch mint. Struck  242-244 AD. Obv: Radiate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Sol standing facing, head left, raising hand and holding globe. RIC IV 213; RSC 167. ..................................................................................................................(Image) $125

                   

538. Anther. (3.81 gm). Lustrous EF......................................................(Image) $150

                   

539. Another. (4.14 gm)...........................................................................(image) $65

                   

540. Another. (3.24 gm) Lustrous EF.....................................................(Image) $155

                   

541. Another. (5.88 gm)...........................................................................(Image) $65

                   

542. Another. (4.00 gm). Lustrous, near mint state. Minor deposits..(Image) $250

                   

543. Another. (4.83 gm). Lustrous EF; minor deposits.......................(Image) $185

                   

544. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.49 gm). Rome mint. 1st emission, 238 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond. RIC IV 5; RSC 357...(Image) $85

                   

545. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Denarius (3.39 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 7th emission, 240 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Diana Lucifera standing right, holding long torch. RIC IV 127; RSC 69........(Image) $80

                   

546. Another. (2.99 gm).......................................................................(Image) $115

                   

547. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Denarius (2.73 gm). Rome mint, 2nd officina. 7th emission, 240 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Pietas standing left, raising both hands. RIC IV 129; RSC 186............(Image) $85

                   

548. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Denarius (3.62 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 8th-11th emissions, 240-243 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Sol, radiate, standing left, raising hand and holding globe. RIC IV 111; RSC 39. Lustrous EF.......................................................................(Image) $175

                   

549. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Denarius (2.67 m). Rome mint, 6th officina. 7th emission, 1st phase, 240 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Gordian on horseback prancing left, holding spear and raising hand. RIC IV 81; RSC 234..........................................................................................(Image) $75

                   

550. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AR Denarius (3.77 gm). Rome mint, 4th officina. 7th emission, 240 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Salus standing right, feeding serpent from patera. RIC IV 129a; RSC 325...(Image) $115

                   

551. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus ( 4.28 gm). Struck 247 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucpiae. RIC IV 27b; Hunter 25; RSC 9. .Superb, lustrous EF.......(Image) $245

                   

552. Another. (3.97 gm)...........................................................................(Image) $45

                   

553. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.78 gm). Struck 246 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: P M TR P III COS P P, Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus and cornucopiae. RIC IV 3; RSC 124. Lustrous, EF+..............................................................(Image) $195

                   

554. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.96 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 6th emission, 247 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuir. bust right. Rev: Felicitas stg. l. holding long caduceus and cornucopia. RIC IV 4; RSC 136. Surface delamination on forehead, otherwise, EF...........................................(Image) $125

                   

555. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.60 gm). Rome mint. 2nd emission, 244 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and rudder. RIC IV 36b; RSC 80..........................(Image) $65

                   

556. Commemorating peace with the Sassanids. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.97 gm). Antioch mint. Struck 244-245 AD. Obv: IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG P M, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev:PAX FVNDATA CVM PERSIS, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and transverse scepter. RIC IV 72; RSC 114Toned. Scarce.........................................(Image) $225

                   

557. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus(5.10 gm). Struck 244-247 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PAX AETERN, Pax advancing left, holding olive branch and transverse scepter. RIC IV 41; RSC 102. Lustrous........................................................................(Image) $110

                   

558. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.06 gm). Struck 244-247 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PAX AETERN, Pax standing, facing, head left, holding olive branch and transverse scepter. RIC 40(b), RSC 103.Lustrous, aEF..........................................(Image) $95

                   

559. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.20 gm). Struck 247 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left, holding Victory and scepter; shield at side, altar at feet. RIC IV 45; Hunter 27; RSC 170. VF+.........................................(Image) $120

                   

560. Another. (4.13 gm). EF+, lustrous................................................(Image) $225

                   

561. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.52 gm). Rome mint. 11th emission, 249 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia; wheel below seat. RIC IV 63b; RSC 65. aEF, worn reverse die. Slight toning.............................(Image) $135

                   

562. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.45 gm). Rome mint. 1st emission, 244 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Salus standing left, feeding from patera a snake rising from altar and holding rudder. RIC IV 47; RSC 205. Lustrous..................................................................................(Image) $95

                   

563. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.52 gm). Rome mint. 4th emission, 245 AD. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: SECVRIT ORBIS, Securitas seated left holding baton and long scepter. RIC IV 48b; RSC 215. Excellent luster....................................(Image) $185

                   

564. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.68 gm). Rome mint, 6th officina. 3rd emission, 244 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm frond. RIC IV 51; RSC 235. aEF and lustrous............................................................................................(Image) $145.

                   

565. Philip I. 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.47 gm). Antioch mint. Struck 245 AD. Obv: IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS P F AVG P M, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: VIRTVS EXERCITVS, Virtus standing right, holding spear and shield. RIC IV 71; cf. Hunter 122; Göbl, "Römischer Münzhort Tulln 1966," NZ 1969, 864; RSC 244. Good VF, toned and some luster. "Extremely rare; only one specimen recorded in the Tulln Hoard."..(Image) $175

                   

566. Otacilia Severa. Augusta, 244-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.83 gm). Rome mint, 4th officina. 6th emission of Philip I, 247 AD. Obv: Draped bust right, wearing stephane and set on crescent. Rev: Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. RIC IV 125c (Philip I); RSC 4.............(Image) $210

                   

567. Another. (3.78 gm). Slight toning, EF+..........................................(Image) $265

                   

568. Another. (4.53 gm). Lustrous EF....................................................(Image) $185

                   

569. Otacilia Severa, wife of Philip I. 247-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.19 gm). OTACIL SEVERA AVG, diademed draped bust right on crescent. Obv: PIETAS AVGG, Pietas standing left with raised hand over altar left & box of perfumes, Δ to left. RIC 115, RSC 39. Rare.................................................................(Image) $110

                   

570. Philip II. 247-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.60 gm). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 11th emission, 249 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Philip I and Philip II seated left on curule chairs, each holding scepter. RIC IV 230; RSC 17..............................................................................................(Image) $70

                   

571. Philip II. 247-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.89 gm). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 5th emission of Philip I, 246 AD. Obv: Radiate and draped bust right. Rev: Philip II standing left, holding globe and spear. RIC IV 218d; RSC 48. Some double striking on obverse face.........................................................................(Image) $95

                   

572. Philip II. As Caesar, 244-247 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.82 gm). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 6th emission, 247 AD. Obv: Radiate and draped bust right. Rev: Philip II standing left, holding globe and spear; captive seated at feet to left. RIC IV 219; RSC 57. Lustrous, aEF...............................................................(Image) $155

                   

573. Another. (4.63 gm)RIC IV 219; RSC 57. Lustrous EF...................(Image) $185

                   

574. Philip II. As Caesar, 244-247 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.21 gm). Rome mint, 3rd officina. 4th emission, 245 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Emperor standing right and holding globe and transverse scepter. RIC IV 216c; RSC 54. aEF.......................................................................(Image) $140

                   

575. Philip II. 247-249 AD. Antoninianus (4.26 gm). Struck 248 AD. Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: SAECVLARES AVGG, goat standing left; III in exergue. RIC IV 224; Hunter 26; RSC 72. Good VF. Struck in commemoration of the 1000th anniversary of Rome's founding. Toned.......................................................................(Image) $110

                   

576. Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.81 gm). Rome mint, 4th officina. 4th emission, 250 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Abundantia standing right, emptying contents of cornucopia. RIC IV 10b; RSC 2. aEF. Lustrous. Minor deposits; worn reverse die...................(Image) $145

                   

577.  Another. (4.86 gm)..........................................................................(Image) $75

                   

578. Another. (4.91 gm). Some luster in fields.....................................(Image) $65

                   

579. Another. (3.64 gm). Some luster in fields.....................................(Image) $65

                   

580. Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.59 gm). Obv: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: ADVENTVS AVG, Decius on horseback left. RIC IV 11b; RSC 4. Lustrous............(Image) $85

                   

581. Another. (4.43 gm). VF+/EF; toned and lustrous..........................(Image) $285

                   

582. Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.31 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 2nd-3rd emissions, 249-250 AD. Obv: Radiate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Dacia standing left, holding staff surmounted by ass’s head. RSC 16. Especially lovely depiction of Dacia. Lustrous golden toning...........(Image) $225

                    

583. Trajan Decius. 247-249 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.93 gm). Struck 249-250 AD. Obv: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, drapery on far shoulder. Rev: GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae; standard to right. RIC IV 16c; Hunter 11 var. (rev. legend); RSC 49. Highly lustrous, but with some etching, mainly in the reverse fields...........................................................................................(Image) $85

                   

584. Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.13 gm). Rome mint. 5th emission. 251 AD. Obv: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuir. bust r. Rev: PANNONIAE, the two Pannoniae facing one another, clasping hands; standard between. RIC IV 26; RSC 81. Lustrous.....(Image) $145

                   

585. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. AR Antoninianus (5.25 gm). Rome mint. Struck AD 250. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: Uberitas standing facing, head left, holding purse and cornucopia. RIC IV 28b; RSC 105. VF+, lustrous. Worn reverse die............................................(Image) $95

                   

586. Another. (4.22 gm). Highly lustrous..............................................(Image) $110

                   

587. Another. (4.31 gm). Highly lustrous..............................................(Image) $120

                   

588. Another. (3.67 gm). Lustrous,........................................................(Image) $75

                   

589. Herennia Etruscilla, wife of Trajan Decius. AR Antoninianus (4.68 gm). Obv: HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, on crescent. Rev: PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia seated left, holding transverse scepter and drawing veil. RIC IV 59b (Decius); RSC 19.Toned...............................................(Image) $95

                   

590. Another. Very lustrous. (3.92 gm)..................................................(Image) $95

                   

591. Herennia Etruscilla, wife of Trajan Decius. Augusta 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.74 gm). Obv: HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, set on crescent. Rev: PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia standing left, holding transverse scepter and drawing veil. RIC IV 58b (Decius); Hunter 4; RSC 17. Lustrous EF..............................................................................................(Image) $95

                   

592. Another..(4.09 gm)...........................................................................(Image) $85

                   

593. Another. (4.28 gm). Lustrous..........................................................(Image) $90

                   

594. Another. (4.06 gm). Lustrous..........................................................(Image) $80

                   

595. Herennius Etruscus. As Caesar, 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.82 gm). Rome mint. 5th emission of Trajan Decius, early 251 AD. Obv: Radiate and draped bust right. Rev: Apollo seated left, holding branch and resting left elbow on a lyre. RIC IV 146 (Decius); RSC 24a.(Image) Note blundered "NODC" vs. the correct "NOBC" at end of obverse legend...........................................(Image) $125

                   

596. Herennius Etruscus. As Caesar, 249-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.77 gm). Rome mint, 1st officina. 3rd emission of Trajan Decius, 250 AD. Obv: Radiate and draped bust right. Rev: Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus. RIC IV 142b (Decius); RSC 11. Lustrous, aEF.......................................(Image) $315

                   

597. Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar. 250-251 AD. AR Antoninianus (4.10 gm). Obv: Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C, radiate and draped bust right. Rev: PRINCIPI  IVVENTVTIS, Herennius standing left, holding baton and spear. RIC IV 147c; RSC 26. Lustrous, with some etching in fields.........................(Image) $325

                   

598. Volusian. 251-253 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.72 gm). Obv: IMP CAE C VIB VOLUSIANO AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae. RIC IV 168; RSC 25. Lustrous EF....................................(Image) $325

                   

599. Volusian. 251-253 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.50 gm). Rome mint, 4th officina. 5th emission, 253 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Volusian standing left, holding branch and short transverse scepter. RIC IV 140; RSC 92.......................................................................................................(Image) $75

                   

600. Volusian. 251-253 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.52 gm). Rome mint, 5th officina. 3rd emission, mid-late 252 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Virtus standing right, holding reversed spear and resting hand upon shield. RIC IV 206; RSC 133. Little actual wear, but rough surfaces...(Image) $75

                   

601. Valerian I. 253-260 AD. AR Antoninianus (3.53 gm). Rome mint. 1st emission, 253-254 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus set on ground and cornucopia. RIC V 87 var. (bust not cuirassed); MIR 36, 20d; RSC 53 var. (same). aEF, a bit lustrous, good silvering...........................................................................(Image) $70

                   

602. Valerian II. Caesar, 256-258 AD. AR Antoninianus (5.51 gm - unusually heavy). Colonia Agrippinensis (Cologne) mint. 1st emission, 257-258 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Young Jupiter riding goat right, head left, raising both hands. RIC V 3; MIR 36, 907e; RSC 26. VF. Struck on a broad flan of good silver. Darkly toned. Impact damage with metal movement at top of head. Flan surface irregularity on reverse. The reverse of this type features Valerian as an infant Jupiter riding on the goat Amalthea and continues the familial reign and coinage initiated by Valerian’s grandfather and father, Valerian I and Gallienus..........................................................................(Image) $75

                   

603. Gallienus. 253-268 AD. Antoninianus (3.47 gm). Antioch mint. Struck 263 AD. Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Rev: IOVI STATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding scepter and thunderbolt; star in exergue. RIC V 645; RSC 394. Good VF. Good silvering on obverse but eroded on right of reverse...............................................(Image) $65

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