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                                      ANCIENT ROMAN COINS (Cont.)

                                                (In no particular order)

 

                   

920. Pop Romanus. 14mm of Constantinople. Struck 330 AD. Obv: POP ROMANVS, Bust of the Roman People left. Rev: Star within wreath. CONSB below. RIC VIII 22; Cohen 2. Special issue for the dedication of Constantinople...........................................................................................(Image) $45

                   

921. Commemorative Series. 330-354 AD. Follis 19mm. Siscia mint, 2nd officina. Struck under Constantine I, 334-335 AD. Obv: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS, helmeted and mantled bust of Constantinople left, holding scepter. Rev: Victory standing facing, head left, holding scepter and shield; prow to left; BSIS in exergue. RIC VII 241; LRBC 751...............................................................(Image) $55

                   

922. Another. 19mm...................................................................................(Image) $45

                   

923. Commemorative Series. 330-354 AD. Follis (15mm). Alexandria mint, 1st officina. Struck circa 337-340 AD. Obv:CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS, Laureate and helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, draped, with scepter over her left shoulder. Rev: Victory standing left, right foot on prow, holding scepter and shield; S-R in upper field; SMALA in exergue. RIC VIII 9. EF, near full silvering on obverse. Substantial silvering on reverse. Scarce variety.............(Image) $175

                   

924. Commemorative Series. 330-354 AD. Follis (18mm).  Heraclea mint, 4th officina. Struck circa 330-333 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINOPOLI, Laureate and helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, draped, with scepter over her left shoulder. Rev: Victory standing left, right foot on prow, holding scepter and shield; SMHΔ in exergue. RIC VII 120; (r2), rare. VF, some silvering...(Image) $45

                   

925. Another, but SMHΔ in exergue. RIC VII 130, except the three pellets in the right reverse field are vertical, not angular. Hence, not listed in RIC and possibly a new variety; r4, extremely rare. aEF, very dark patina......................(Image) $185

                   

926. Fausta. Augusta, 324-326 AD. Follis (19mm). Thessalonica mint, 1st officina. Struck 326-328 AD. Draped bust right. Rev: Empress or Salus standing facing, head left, holding two children; SMTSA in ex. RIC VII 161. (r3), very rare. aEF. Splendid glossy black patina.........................................................(Image) $145

                   

927. Another, except  2nd officina, SMTSB in exergue..........................(Image) $35

                   

928. Another, but Nicomedia, 1st officina, SMNA in ex. RIC VII 96.......(Image) $35

                   

929. Fausta. Augusta, 324-326 AD. Follis (18mm). Thessalonica mint. Struck circa 318-319 AD. Obv: Draped bust right. Rev: Star of eight rays within laurel wreath. RIC VII 51, LRBC 824; no mint mark specified. Rare...............(Image) $45

                   

930. Fausta, wife of Constantine I. Augusta 324-326 AD. Follis (19mm). Siscia mint. 2nd officina. Struck 326 AD. FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG, bare-headed and mantled bust right. Rev: SPES REI PVBLICAE, Salus standing facing, head left, cradling two infants in her arms; BSIS in exergue. RIC VII 205. Substantial deposits on reverse...................................................................................(Image) $35

                   

931. Fausta. Augusta,324-326 AD. Follis (21mm). Rome mint, 1st officina. Struck under Constantine I, 326 AD. Obv:.FLAV MAX - FAVSTA AVG, Draped bust right, wearing necklace. Rev: SPES REI-PVBLICA; Spes standing left, cradling two infants in her arms; R(wreath)P in ex. RIC VII 292 (r4), extremely rare; LRBC 522. EF. Splendid glossy dark green/black patina...........(Image) $245

                   

932. Theodora. Died before 337 AD. (16mm). Constantinople mint, 5th officina. Struck 337-340 AD. Obv: FL MAX THEO-DORA AVG, mantled bust right, wearing elaborately coiffed hair. Rev: PIETAS ROMANA, Pietas standing facing, head right, holding child to breast; CONSЄ in exergue. RIC VIII 36; LRBC 1050. EF but weak strikes, Glossy black patina.............................................(Image) $245

                   

933. Theodora. Died before 337 AD. (13mm). Treveri (Trier) mint, 2nd officina. Struck circa 337-340 AD. Obv:Laureate and draped bust right. Rev: Pietas standing facing, holding child; TRS(palm). RIC VIII 91; LRBC 129......(Image) $55

                   

934. Licinius I. 308-324 AD. Follis (27mm). Thessalonica mint, second officina. Obv: Laureate head r. Rev: Genius standing l., holding patera and cornucopia; - A in field; SMTS in exergue. RIC VI 30b....................(image) $45

                   

935. Licinius I. 308-324 AD. Follis (17mm). Arelate (Arles) mint? Struck 319 AD. Obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Licinius seated facing, with head left and holding scepter and thunderbolt, upon eagle standing right, with wings spread; TARL? in exergue. RIC VII 197........................................(Image) $45

                   

936. Licinius I. 308-324 AD. Follis (26mm). Cyzicus mint, Struck circa 308-309 AD. Obv: VAL LICINNIANVS LICINNIVS P F AVG, laureate head right. Rev: GENIO IMP-ERATORIS, Genius standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia and patera; MKV in exergue. RIC VI 45...................................................(Image) $45

                   

937. Crispus. Caesar, 316-326 AD. Follis (17mm). Thessalonica mint, 5th officina. Struck 318-319 AD. Obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: VOT V / MVLT X / CAESS/TSЄ within laurel wreath. RIC VII 38......(Image) $20

                   

938. Another, better. 18mm......................................................................(Image) $85

                   

939. Crispus. Caesar, 316-326 AD. Follis (18mm). Londinium (London) mint. Struck 322-323 AD. Obv: CRISPV S NOBIL C, laureate and cuirassed bust left, holding shield and spear. Rev: BEAT TRA-NQLITAS (sic), globe set upon altar inscribed VOT//IS/XX; three stars above; PLON in ex. RIC VII 279....(Image) $145

                   

940. Crispus. Caesar. 316-326 AD. Follis (19mm). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck 318-319 AD. Obv: D N CRISPO - NOB CAES, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Two Victories standing facing one another, holding between them shield inscribed VOT/PR in two lines over altar;two seated prisoners.in exergue RIC VII 74 (r3); Rare; Lyon 25. Some minor silvering........................................................................(image) $135

                   

941. Crispus, Caesar. 316-326 AD. Follis (20mm). Arelate (Arles) mint. Struck 320-321 AD. Obv: Laureate head right. Rev: VO/TIS/V in three lines across field; TP below exergal line . RIC VII 220 (r3), rare. Plate 6, #220..................(Image) $145

                   

942. Crispus, Caesar 316-326 AD. Follis, 19mm. Heraclea mint, struck 317 AD  Obv: DN FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES, laureate, draped bust l., holding victory on globe, scepter and mappa, Rv. PROVIDEN - TIAE CAESS, camp-gate with three turrets; MHTΓ. in exergue. RIC VII 18. Substantial silvering......(Image) $65

                   

943. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (20mm). Siscia mint, 1st officina. Struck AD 316. Obv: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, holding Victory on globe, and mappa. Rev: Standard inscribed VOT/X in two lines; below captive seated to either side; (S)-F in upper field; ASIS✴ in exergue. RIC VII 118 (r5), extremely rare.....................................................................................(Image) $65

                   

944. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (21mm). Rome mint, 4th officina. Struck 318-319 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Roma seated right on shield, inscribing X/V on shield set on lap; PR in field; RQ in exergue. RIC VII 156 (r3), very rare...........................................................(Image) $45

                   

945. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (19mm).Thessalonica mint. 2nd officina. Obv: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust left. Rev: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around VOT V; TSBVI in exergue. RIC VII, 95 and 108, (r5). of the highest  rarity) except bust type. Both citations have only laureate head right (B1). This bust type is B4: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust LEFT. Thus, a possibly unique variety?.........................................................................(Image) $275

                   

946. DELMATIUS, Caesar. 335-337 AD. Reduced follis (17mm). Thessalonica mint. Struck 336-337 AD. Obv: FL DALMATIVS (sic) NOB C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: GLORI-A EXER-CITVS, two soldiers, each holding reversed spear and shield, standing on either side of one standard; SMTSB in exergue. RIC VII 227 (r5) extremely rare.................................(Image) $85

                   

947. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (19mm). Rome mint, 4th officina. Struck 318-319 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Roma seated right on shield, inscribing X/V on shield set on lap; PR in field; RQ in exergue. RIC VII 156 (r3), very rare.........................................................(Image) $220

                   

948. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (19mm). Ticinium mint. 3rd officina. Obv: Small, bare head, draped and cuirassed, right, seen from the back. Rev: CLARITVS REPVBLICAE, Sol, radiate, advancing left, raising right hand and holding whip in left hand, chlamys flying. P in left field and T - T in exergue, RIC VII, 81 (r5). Extremely rare................................................(Image) $125

                   

949. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (20mm). Londinium (London) mint. Struck 322-323 AD. Obv: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust left. Rev: Globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/ XX; three stars above; F-B in field; PLON in exergue. RIC VII 253.........................................................(Image) $65

                   

950. Another, 21mm...................................................................................(Image) $85

                   

951. Constantine II.as Augustus. 337-340 A.D. Siscia mint. follis. (18mm).
Obv: CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG,Laurel and rosette-diademened, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: GLOR IAEXERCITVS; two helmeted soldiers standing, facing heads turned toward each other; each holds an inverted spearwith outer arms and inner hands rest on a shield; between them, a single standard with a Chi-Rho on the banner.
ЄSIScrescent with pellet within it in exergue. RIC VII 96. Whether Constantine II usurped his father's title of "MAX AVG" or struck this coin as a commemorative of Constantine I, the Great is not known. Superb condition wth a splendid glossy black patina............(Image) $245

                   

952. Constantine II. as caesar. 316-337 AD. follis. (19mm). Thessalonica mint., Struck 336-337. Obv: CONSTANTIN VS IVN NOB C, laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev. GLORI - A EXER - CITVS, two soldiers standing looking at one another, holding spear and shield; between them, one standard SMTSB in exergue. RIC VII 223..................................................................................(Image) $55

                   

953. CONSTANTINE II, as Caesar. 316-337 AD. Follis (18mm). Thessalonica mint. 2nd officina. Struck 320 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, Small laureate,head, right. Rev:CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around ,VOT//V in three lines within wreath; TSBVII in ex. RIC VII 100 (r4), extremely rare......(Image) $125

                   

954. Constantine II. As Caesar. 316-337 AD. Follis (20mm). Thessalonica mint, 2nd officina. Struck 324 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left. Rev: VOT//X in three lines within wreath; TSBVI in ex. RIC VII 128.....(Image) $75

                   

955. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (19mm).Thessalonica mint.  Obv: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust left. Rev: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around VOT V; no mint mark, as described by RIC VII 87  (r5) of greatest rarity..........................................................................................................(Image) $195

                   

956. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (19mm). Nicomedia mint. 5th officina. Struck 325-326 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAES, Campgate with two turrets and no doors; star above; SMNЄ in exergue. RIC VII 157. EF, some silvering...............(Image) SOLD

                   

957. Constantine II, as Caesar. 316-337 AD. Follis (18mm). Nicomedia mint. 3rd officina. Struck 325-6 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS, camp-gate with no doors and two turrets, star above; MNΓ in exergue. RIC VII 127; LRBC 1097. EF, some silvering...................................................................................(Image) $145

                   

958. Constantine II, as Caesar 316-337 AD.. Follis. Heraclea mint. 5th officina. Obv: D N FL CL CONSTANTINVS NOB C, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding scepter and mappa. Rev: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Campgate with three turrets. SMHЄ in ex. RIC 32. (r2). VF. Substantial silvering......(Image) $85

                   

959. Another, except 20mm;  MHTЄ in exergue. RIC VII 26. Silvering..(Image) $70

                   

960. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. follis (20 mm). Antioch mint,  struck 325/6 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. Rev; PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS, campgate with no doors and two turrets; star above;SMANTS in exergue. RIC VII 65 (r1). Rare. aEF, Some silvering.....................................................................................................(Image) $85

                   

961. Another, except SMANTΔ in exergue. (r2).......................................(Image) $95

                   

962. Another, except Cyzicus; SMKA in exergue.  RIC VII 26 (r1). Rare.  aEF, substantial silvering..................................................................................(Image) $85

                   

963. Constantine II, as caesar. 316-337 AD. Cyzicus mint. 4th officina. follis (18mm). Struck 330-333 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C. diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers standing facing one another with spear and shield; between them, two standards. SMKΔ in exergue. RIC VII 80 (r4), very rare. EF, slight silvering....................(Image) $145

                   

964. Constantine II. As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Follis (18mm). Aquileia mint, 3rd officina. Struck 321 AD. Obv: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, Laureate, and cuirassed bust left. Rev: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around VOT X between two palms in laurel wreath; AQT in exergue. RIC VII 115 (r2) Rare. aEF, some minor silvering.......................................................................................(Image) $185

                   

965. Constantius II, as Caesar. 324-337 AD. Follis (18mm). Sirmium mint. Struck 324/5 AD. Obv: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. Rev: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS, camp-gate with no doors and two turrets, star above; SIRM in ex. RIC VII 53; LRBC 807. Rare.......(Image) $225

                   

966. Constantius II. As Caesar, 324-337 AD. Follis (19mm). Nicomedia mint, 4th officina. Struck 328-329 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left. Rev: Campgate, with two turrets and no door; star above; MNΔ. RIC VII, 124. Scarce. EF, substantial silvering............................................................(Image) $160

                   

967. Another, except Heraclea mint, 4th officina. 19mm. ; SMHΔ in ex. RIC VII 78 aEF. Some silvering.................................................................................(Image) $65

                   

968. Another Heraclea, except 3rd officina and in left reverse field; SMHΓ in exergue. RIC VII 97. EF. Near full silvering...........................................(Image) $150

                   

969. Constantius II. As Caesar, 324-337 AD. (18mm). Cyzicus mint. 4th officina, Struck 330-3 AD. Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev: Two soldiers holding spear and shield, flanking two standards; SMKΔ in exergue. RIC VII 84 (r2) Rare. aEF, glossy black patina.........................................(Image) $75

                   

970. Constantius II. 337-361 AD. 18mm. Struck 348-351 AD. Constantinople mint. Obv: DN CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, phoenix, radiate, standing right on globe; CONS_? RIC VIII 93?.................................................................................(Image) $65

                   

971. Constantius II. 337-361 AD. 1/2 Centenionalis (18mm). Siscia mint. Struck 348-350 AD. Obv: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Phoenix standing right on rocky mound; ?SIS. RIC VIII 231; LRBC 1127, except the first letter/object preceding SIS is not listed in RIC VIII. It appears to be a radiating orb or wreath. A new variety?................................................(Image) $145

                    

972. Constantius II. 337-361 AD, 18mm, Nummus. Thessalonica mint. Second officina. Struck 350-355 AD; Obv: DN CONSTAN - TIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. FEL TEMP - REPARATIO, soldier l., with shield and spear, spearing falling horseman who extends l. arm; B in left field; SMTS in ex. RIC VIII 189. Hard green deposits.......................................(Image) $25

                    

973. Another, except Heraclea mint. SMH(Є?) in ex. RIC VIII 86?.........(Image) $25

                   

974. Another. Mint and mintmark not discernable.................................(Image) $10

                   

975. Constantius II. 337-361 AD. Centenionalis (21mm). Nicomedia mint, 5th officina. Struck 348-351 AD. Obv: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust left, holding globe. Rev: Emperor standing left, holding labarum and grounded shield; two bound captives to left; SMNЄ. RIC VIII 67; LRBC 2289......(Image) $40

                   

976. CONSTANTIUS II. 337-361 AD. Centenionalis (22mm). Siscia mint. Struck 350 AD during the short reign of the emperor Vetranio, while Constantius II was off fighting wars in the East.. Obv: D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; A behind, star before. Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing left, holding a standard in each hand with Chi-Rho on banner; star above him; A in field; BSIS in exergue. RIC VIII 284; LRBC 1171............................................................................................................(Image) $80

                   

977. Another, except  23mm, aEF with glossy brown/black patina...(Image) $245

                   

978. CONSTANTIUS II. 337-361 AD. Centenionalis (22mm). Struck 350 AD  during the reign of the emperor Vetranio. Siscia mint. Obv: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind. Rev: HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS, Constantius standing left holding standard with Chi-Rho on banner, being crowned by Victory who stands behind; A in field; ASISin exergue. RIC VIII 282; LRBC 1169. Glossy brown/black patina.........................................(Image) $95

                   

979. Constantius II. 337-361 AD. Centenionalis (23mm). Siscia mint, 5th officina. Struck 350-351 AD, after Vetranio's retirement. Obv: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Emperor standing facing, head left, holding a standard in each hand with Chi-Rho on banner; star above, III in left field; ЄSIS(crescent) in exergue. RIC VIII 301; LRBC 1187. Scarce. Glossy brown/black patina with slight earthen deposits..................................(Image) $125

                    

980. Another, except ΓSIS. RIC VIII 301?; crescent off flan? aEF.......(Image) $145

                   

981. Another, except 22mm; ЄSIS(crescent)..........................................(Image) $95

                   

982. Another, except 23mm; (Є)SIS(crescent)........................................(Image) $85

                   

983. Constans. 337-350 AD. 18mm. Siscia mint, 2nd officina. Struck AD 348-350. Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Phoenix standing right upon rocky mound; BSIS(officina mark). RIC VIII 236 or 241........................(Image) $160

                   

984. Another, except RIC VIII 232; ASIS. aEF, glossy black patina...(Image) $135

                   

985. Constans. 337-350 AD. (16mm). Siscia mint, 1st officina. Struck 347 AD. Obv: Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Victory advancing left, holding wreath in each hand; Christogram to right; ASISin exergue. RIC VIII 181. Superb EF, Glossy black patina.......................(Image) $245

                   

986. Another.............................................................................................(Image) $175

                   

987. Constans , as Caesar Nummus, Siscia, 334-335 AD. AE 19mm. Obv: FL CONSTANTIS BEA C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. GLOR - IA EXERC - ITVS, Two soldiers standing with spears and shields; between them, two standards; ΔSIS in exergue. RIC 238............................................(Image) $75

                   

988. Constans. 337-350 AD. 16mm Siscia mint, 3rd officina. Struck as caesar 335-336 AD. Obv: FL CONSTANTIS BEA C, Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: GLOR - IA EXERC - ITVS, two soldiers standing facing one another; signum between; ΓSIS in exergue. RIC VII 255, but officina Γ not listed. Unique? aEF, glossy black patina.........................................................(Image) $350

                   

989. Constans. 337-350 AD. (23mm). Thessalonica mint, 2nd officina. Obv: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; A to left. Rev: Constans standing left on galley, holding Victory on globe and labarum; at stern sits Victory, steering the ship; A in field; TSB in exergue. RIC VIII 122......(Image) $45

                   

990. Another, except TSЄ in exergue..............................................................(Image) $95

                   

991. Constans. 337-350 AD. Nummus, 16mm. Siscia mint? struck 347-348 AD; Obv: CONSTAN - S P F AVG, Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN, Two Victories standing facing one another, each holding wreath and palm; at center, palm. Apparently RIC VII Siscia 194-196. Mint mark and officina off flan..................................................................(Image) $45

                   

992. Vetranio. 350 AD. Centenionalis (22mm). Siscia mint, 2nd officina. Obv: D N VETRA NIO P F AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; A to left. Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Vetranio, in military attire, standing left, holding a labarum, ornamented with a Christogram, in each hand; star above; A in left field; BSIS in exergue. RIC VIII 281; LRBC 1168; Hunter . aEF; some roughness on obverse............................................................................(Image) $325

                   

993. Valens. 364-378 AD. 27mm. Nicomedia mint, 2nd officina. Struck 364-367 AD. Obv: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Valens standing facing, head right, holding standard and Victory on globe; SMNB in exergue. RIC IX 7b var. (unlisted officina). VF, dark green/black patina, small area of flat strike at mintmark. Very rare...............................................(Image) $550

                   

994. Constantius Gallus, Caesar. 351-354 AD. Centenionalis (23mm). Mint not visible. Obv: D N CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman left; Γ in l. field. Mintmark off flan, but probably RIC VIII Nicomedia 85 or 87, p. 478....(Image) $40

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