SALE 106 PART 3
224 SABINA, Sest, PIETAS AVG, Pietas stg with hands on heads of 2 children;
AF/VG, partial obv lgnd, olive-brown patina, lt porosity, clear portrait.
(A GF brought $176, Roma 5/17.) Start Bid $20
225 AELIUS, Sest, Concordia std l, VG/G, well worn, scant lgnds, olive-brown patina,
only minor roughness, portrait not bad. Not overgraded, rare thus.
(A F, "some smoothing & pitting," brought $202, CNG eAuc 6/10.) Starting Bid $35
226 ANTONINUS PIUS, AS CAESAR, Sest., TR POT COS, in exergue PIETAS,
Pietas stg at altar, RIC1083a (Hadrian); VF, centered, lgnds complete with
some wkness mainly on rev; dark brown patina with only minor surface imperfections.
Strong detailed portrait. Very scarce as Caesar.
(A GVF, same var., was sold for $1250, CNG Web Shop #809825.) Starting Bid $250
227 AS AUG., Den, TR POT XIIII COS IIII, in exergue PAX, Pax stg l;
EF, centered, sl ragged flan, well centered, full (sl crude) lgnds, nice bright silver;
portrait sharply detailed & in fine style. A teensy edge crack might be mentioned, or not.
(A VF, same var. (tho misdescribed) brought $452, Obolos 2/15.) Min Bid $90
228 Den, CLEMENTIA AVG, Clementia stg l; VF+/VF, centered, sl edge irregularity,
bright silver, faintly grainy. (A VF realized $443, Peus 5/08.) Starting Bid $32
229 Den, TR POT XX COS IIII, Annona stg r, hldg rudder & modius; EF,
nrly centered, sm edge split, bright silver, sl crudeness but portrait has good strong detail.
(An EF, same variety & crudeish style, brought $476, CNG eAuc 1/13.) Starting Bid $60
230 As, FELICITAS AVG, Felicitas stg l; Nice VF, warm brown patina, centered,
full lgnds, minor edge irregularities. (A VF realized $370, Auctiones AG 9/96.)
Minimum Bid $65
231 Sest, SC, Spes stg l; VF, well centered, full lgnd, dark brownish-green patina
(whether to say greenish-brown or brownish-green is a Talmudic conundrum);
perhaps subtly smoothed, trace of roughness on rev. Handsome detailed portrait.
(A VF with encrustations brought $494 + buyer fee, iNumis 3/13.) MB $150
232 Sest, PAX AVG, Pax stg l; VF, centered on sl squared flan, nrly full lgnds,
greenish-brown patina with some roughness, not bad; strong hair & beard detail.
(A GVF brought $960, NAC 5/12.) Starting Bid $75
233 Egypt, Æ34 Drachm, Cybele std l., with lions; Yr K; F, typical flat strike at peripheries,
edge splits left & right; glossy chestnut brown. Scarce type. Starting Bid $30
234 FAUSTINA SR, Den, AVGVSTA, Ceres stg l; Strong VF, well centered & struck,
minor lgnd crudeness, good bright metal. (A VF+ brought $205, iNumis 3/10.)
Starting Bid $32
235 Same, AEF, well centered, decent strike, faint granularity mainly on rev,
medium tone. Very nice detailed portrait. (An AEF realized $375, Gorny 3/13.)
Starting Bid $45
236 As, AVGVSTA, Vesta stg l, at altar; VF, sl off-ctr,
warm brown patina with good surfaces, nice detailed portrait.
(A VF, smoothed w/lt porosity brought $246, CNG eAuc 4/11.) MB $55
237 MARCUS AURELIUS, As Caesar, Den, COS II, Spes stg l; Nice VF,
well centered & struck, good metal with lt tone. (A GVF brought $207, CNG eAuc 11/09.)
Starting Bid $40
238 As Aug., Den, TRP XXXII IMP VIIII COS III PP, Mars stg r; EF, nrly centered,
some lgnd crudeness & Mars head weak; portrait extremely sharp.
(A VF/EF, same type, brought $388, Emp. Hamburg 5/12.) Starting Bid $100
239 Judaea, Caesarea Maritima, Æ24, Serapis head r; at least AF/F,
portraits stronger but lgnds wk; dark brown patina, lighter on high parts.
(A VF brought $353, Heritage 3/12.) Min Bid $15
240 FAUSTINA JR, Den, HILARITAS stg l, Nice AEF, well centered, teensy rev ede splits,
bright silver, pretty good strike. (An EF brought $580, CGB 11/09.) Starting Bid $85
241 As, FECVND AVGVSTAE, Faustina with 4 brats; F-VF/F, medium brown,
obv bold with only a trace of porosity, rev moderately rough. Starting Bid $12
242 Sest, VENVS stg l; AEF/VF, glossy dark brown patina;
obv with some sl surface disturbances; quite lovely portrait of fine style with bun;
rev unfortunately with significant surface erosion which has been smoothed,
but it's still pretty bad.
Ex my 1/91 sale bringing $191. (A GVF brought $1763, Triton 1/15.) MB $95
243 LUCILLA, Den, HILARITAS stg l; VF, nrly centered, good metal, minor edge crack,
rev somewhat softly struck. Strong portrait. (A GVF brought $130, M&M 11/16.)
Starting Bid $40
244 Sest, FECVNDITAS std r hldg child, 2 others screaming for attention;
F-VF, smallish squared flan, lgnds partly wk/off, dark brown patina, sl grainy mainly on obv.
Much hair detail. (An F-VF brought $136 on $155 bid in my 2/18 sale.) Starting Bid $40
245 COMMODUS, Den, PMTRP XIII IMPVIII COS V PP, Libertas stg l;
VF-EF/VF, perfectly centered with full lgnds, decent metal, very nice for this.
RIC 168-var, cuirassed bust, unpublished thus.
(A VF, regular RIC168 with plain bust, brought $189, Peus 11/09.)
Starting Bid $50
246 Egypt Tet, LKH, Zeus std l; AVF/VF, full lgnd (partly wk at rt),
greyish-brown patina with good surfaces. Nice.
(A VF, same year, brought $325 + buyer fee, Elsen 6/08.) Starting Bid $55
247 PERTINAX, Den, PROVID DEOR COS II, Providentia stg l; F, well centered,
full tho weak lgnds, decent metal, good portrait with much detail.
Ex Roma 12/16 as Good Fine. (A Fine [weaker lgnds] brought $590, Rauch 11/06.)
Minimum Bid $275
248 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, PM TRP XVIII COS III PP, Salus std l;
EF/VF-EF, well centered & sharply struck, good metal, nice.
(A GVF brought $136, Roma 12/13.) Starting Bid $50
249 Den, VIRT AVGG, Virtus stg l; AEF/VF, nrly centered, bright silver,
sl lgnd softness,
portrait strong. (A VF+ realized $238, iNumis 10/10.) Starting Bid $30
250 Caesarea Ar Drachm, Mt Argaeus, ETE; F/F-VF, obv lgnd partly off at left,
decent metal with tone, sl ragged edge.
(A F+ brought $180 + buyer fee, iNumis 10/09.) Starting Bid $25
251 JULIA DOMNA, Den, DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana stg l, EF, well centered,
good lustery silver, pretty good strike with strong portrait.
(An AEF brought $395, NAC 11/07.) Starting Bid $85
252 Den, IVNO REGINA, Juno & peacock, AEF/VF, obv sl off-ctr with lgnd wk at rt,
excellent metal with lt tone, sharp portrait. Laodicea mint.
(A GVF brought $130, CNG eAuc 9/04.) MB $35
253 Den, VENVS FELIX, Venus stg l, VF, nrly centered on sl smallish flan, faintly grainy,
strong portrait. (A GVF/VF brought $166, M&M 4/04.) Starting Bid $20
254 Ant, VENVS GENETRIX, Vemus std l; AEF, well centered,
minimally grainy in obv fields, moderate tone, sharp hair detail. Scarce.
(An EF-/VF+ brought $775, Aureo & Calico 3/12.) Starting Bid $80
255 Caesarea Drachm, Tyche stg l, ETC; VF, sl oval flan, rev minimally off-ctr,
full lgnds, decent metal with lt tone, bold portrait.Scarce & nice for this. Starting Bid $55
256 CARACALLA, Den, PONTIF TRP XIII COS III, Concordia std l; VF-EF/AEF,
large flan, obv well centered, rev nrly so; nice strong strike; excellent metal with lt tone.
(A VF+ brought $182, CGB 4/08.) Starting Bid $40
257 Den, PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM, Providentia stg l; VF/AVF, centered,
well struck, good metal with tone in fields. Bearded portrait.
(A GVF brought $168, CNG eAuc 6/14.) Start Bid $25
258 Carrhae, Ar Tet, Eagle stg r, on bull's head, Pr.820; AVF, tight flan, rev sl off-ctr,
so some of lgnds wk/off; decent silver with lt tone, good strong portrait.
Very scarce. (Same var., GVF with lt porosity, brought $386, CNG eAuc 1/08.)
Starting Bid $40
259 Thrace, Hadrianopolis, Æ27, Hercules wrestling Nemean Lion;
AVF, sl off-ctr crowding some of lgnds, brownish-greenish patina,
a bit rough but not bad, everything clear. Rare, not in standard references,
probably unpublished. This coin the only example on acsearch
(ex Triskeles graded rough VF). MB $75
260 PLAUTILLA, Den, PIETAS AVGG, Pietas stg r, hldg child or Barbie doll
(yes, the Romans had them); VF+/VF, rev sl off-ctr but complete on large flan,
lt grey tone with hint of granularity, well-detailed portrait.
(A VF+ brought $375, CGF 6/07.) MB $40
261 GETA, Den, PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Geta stg beside trophy; AEF/VF,
nrly centered, full lgnds, good strike, nice bright metal, blah, blah, blah.
(A VF+ brought $274, iNumis 10/10, but you wouldn't be crazy enough to bid so high.)
Starting Bid $37
262 MACRINUS, Den, FIDES MILITVM, Fides stg & 2 standards; long beard portrait;
VF-EF/VF, well centered, bright metal but a tiny bit grainy. Excellent sharp portrait.
(A VF+ realized $330, CGF 11/04.) Starting Bid $110
263 Den, SALVS PVBLICA, Salus std l; Nice VF, well centered, good metal,
trace of die clash on rev. Sl flan crack at bottom. Scarcer short-beard portrait.
(A VF sold for $332, Peus 4/14.) Starting Bid $110
264 Parium, Æ23, CCIHP, Capricorn r with globe; Choice VF, nrly centered & boldly struck,
full clear lgnd, orichalcum color with lt toning. (A VF brought $227, Naumann 5/17.)
Starting Bid $60
265 DIADUMENIAN, Marcianopolis, Æ16, Crescent & 4 stars, AVF/VF, just sl off-ctr,
some of lgnds crowded, smooth dark greenish patina.
Rare -- all other examples found online have 3 stars. The 4th star is almost never awarded. Starting Bid $25
266 ELAGABALUS, Den, PROVID DEORVM, Providentia stg l, Choice EF,
centered & well struck with a particularly sharp rev; excellent metal with luster & lt tone.
(A "Superb EF" brought $470, CNG 5/14.) Starting Bid $80
267 Den, PM TRP II COS II PP, Sol stg l; AEF/VF+, nrly centered, good metal with lt tone,
obv particularly well struck.
(A GVF brought $229, Roma 3/18.) Starting Bid $40
268 Ant, VICTOR ANTONINI AVG, Victory adv r; EF, centered & nicely struck,
good metal with the most tiny boo-boo in obv field that I'm technically
out of my mind even to mention. Scarce & nice. (An EF realized $528, NFA 3/88.)
Starting Bid $80
269 Mesopotamia (literal translation: half potted), Edessa, Æ25, Radiate head r/
Tyche std l on big rock pile, river god drowning below; VF, obv sl off-ctr,
dark greenish-brown patina, evenly moderately rough surfaces, but strong detail both sides.
(A Fine brought $67, CNG eAuc 8/09) Starting Bid $18
270 JULIA MAESA, Den, PIETAS AVG, Pietas stg at altar; VF+, nrly centered,
mildly grainy with lt tone, strong hair detail. (A GVF realized $184, CNG eAuc 1/14.)
Starting Bid $25
271 JULIA PAULA, Den, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus std l;
EF, centered on a sl ragged flan, minor striking crudeness, lt tone,
superb sharp hair detail. Scarcer rev type.
(An EF brought $278 on $455 bid in my 5/01 sale; EF $2754, Tradart 12/14.) MB $130
272 Anazarbus, Æ25, Veiled bust/River god Pyramus std l; VG+/F, centered,
brown patina, sl grainy on obv, rev bold. Nrly full lgnds. Rare.
(FWIW a VF brought $437, CNG 6/05.) MB $20
273 JULIA SOAEMIAS, Den, VENVS CAELESTIS, Venus std l, EF, a hair off-ctr,
full lgnds, good strike with only sl rev crudeness, portrait sharp; bright lustery silver.
Really hard to get this nice. (An EF realized $700, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $110
274 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, AEQVITAS AVG, Aequitas stg l;
Choice EF, well centered & sharply struck, bright lustrous silver.
(A Near EF brought $240, Naumann 7/15.) Min Bid $95
275 Den, PM TRP COS PP, Libertas stg l, VF+, sl short of flan at obv top & rev bottom
losing a few obv letters; sharply struck; excellent metal with deep tone.
Actually quite a scarce rev.
(An EF brought $194, M&M 5/11.) Starting Bid $22
276 As, PM TRP IIII COS PP, Ruler stg l; overall F, portrait better with much detail,
dark greenish-brown patina with some modest roughness, some of lgnds wk.
Rather scarce. Starting Bid $17
277 Perinthus, Medallion, 40 mm, Zeus enthroned, quadrigas above,
reclining figures below, zodiac wheel around; copy, cast?
F-VF, greenish-brown patina, fairly nice. Starting Bid $12
278 SEVERUS ALEXANDER & Julia Maesa, Marcianopolis, Æ25, Confronted busts/
Hygeia stg r; VF/VF+, obv lgnd mostly off at rt, glossy dark patina with pretty good surfaces,
only very sl blemishes; centration dimple before Alex's chin. Very scarce.
(Looks at least equal to a GVF bringing $186, M&M 4/03) MB $38
279 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas std l; EF,
centered on sl ragged flan, good metal with luster & lt tone, minor rev lgnd crudeness.
(An EF realized $350, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $55
280 Sest, same type; F-VF, sl squared flan, small part of lgnds wk,
dark greenish-brown patina, very mild graininess, much detail on portrait.
(A VF-GVF sold for $750, Bertolami 2/17.) MB $18
281 MAXIMINUS I, Den, PAX AVGVSTI, Pax stg l; Choice EF,
well centered & struck on a full sized flan, excellent lustrous metal.
(An EF brought $395, Rauch 12/10.) Starting Bid $80
282 PAULINA, Den, CONSECRATIO, Paulina flying on peacock; VF,
well centered on a broad flan, well struck, minimal granularity mainly on rev;
a touch of patchy toning. A pleasant bold coin.
(A VF brought $1200, Kunker 3/05.) Starting Bid $450
283 BALBINUS, Den, Victory stg l; COPY, struck in silver, by Slavei? EF+ lt tone,
superb workmanship. Starting Bid $12
284 GORDIAN III, Ant, AETERNITATI AVG, Sol stg l; EF, sl ragged flan,
some of lgnds crude/wk, good silver with luster, sharp hair detail.
(A GVF, worn rev die, brought $78, CNG eAuc 10/14.) Starting Bid $25
285 Ant, PM TRP IIII COS II PP, Apollo std l; VF, well centered, obv quite boldly struck, \rev die sl worn; excellent metal with nice old iridescent toning.
(A VF+ brought $100, CGF 7/01.) MB $18
286 Ant, PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia stg l w/globe & scepter, ANTIOCH Mint,
RIC 193, rare; EF, well centered & sharply struck both sides, good bright silver.
(An AEF, same variety, realized $513, Gorny 3/09.) Starting Bid $70
287 Den., PIETAS AVGVSTI, Pietas stg l, Virtually Mint State, centered,
excellent lustrous metal, rev somewhat sofly struck,
obv quite sharply struck with crisp portrait & lgnd.
(A Ch. EF brought $208 in my 1/10 sale.) Starting Bid $60
288 Den, SALVS AVGVSTI, Salus stg r; VF+/EF, centered, bright silver,
rev lgnd a bit crude; a coarse eroded spot affects part of obv lgnd at top.
(A GVF brought $92, Obolos 6/16.) Min Bid $22
289 As, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv r; F-VF, centered, full lgnds,
dark greenish patina with a little earthen hilighting & sl roughness mainly on rev;
portrait has full laurel wreath.
(An F-VF with sl roughness brought $76 on $150 bid in my 8/06 sale.) MB $20
290 Egypt, Tet, Eirene stg l, Yr 3; F+, centered, full lgnd, sl hilighted green & brown patina,
bold & decent. With German 19th century cloth envelope.
(A VF, same rev type, diff year, brought $537, Naumann 12/14.) Starting Bid $20
291 Caesarea, Drachm, Mount Argaeus, date ETE; EF, obv somewhat off-ctr but complete
on a large oval flan, well struck with full lgnds, sharp portrait & mountain detail;
good silver, ltly toned. (A VF realized $483, Lanz 5/09.) Min. Bid $95
292 Nikaia, Æ19, Radiate bust r/4 standards; VF, sl off-ctr, partial obv lgnd,
vivid green patina. Minimum Bid $15
293 Deultum, Æ23, Radiate bust r/Dionysos stg l, with jug; F-VF, nrly centered,
full lgnds, dark green patina with sl hilighting.
Seems to be rare as I could find no sale record. Starting Bid $20
294 GORDIAN & King ABGAR X, of Edessa, Æ25, Gord bust r/Abgar bust r in tall hat;
F, sl off-ctr, some of lgnds wk/off, medium brown, portraits clear.
(A VF brought $435, Gorny 10/10.) Starting Bid $15
295 PHILIP I, Ant, AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas stg l; Mint State, centered on large flan,
pretty good strike with rev stronger than most; brilliant mint luster.
(An "AFDC" realized $473, NAC 5/15.) Starting Bid $60
296 Ant, ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma std l; VF, a hair off-ctr but complete,
lt tone with lusterlike hints. (A VF actually realized $110, Bertolami 4/17.)
Starting Bid $17
297 Egypt, Tet, Eagle l, hd r, LB; bold VF+/VF, centered on a hefty flan, full clear lgnd,
dark brown, good surfaces except for small disturbance in obv right field.
(A GVF brought $633, CNG 9/08. If anybody knows who that buyer was, please send him to me.)
Starting Bid $40
298 OTACILIA Severa, Phrygia, Laodikeia, Æ31, Roma std l; AF/F, nrly centered,
orichalcum metal with darker tone in fields,
sl misty surfaces. Rare, no sale record found. Starting Bid $25
299 PHILIP II, As Caesar, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Phil stg l; Virtually Mint State,
well centered on big flan & well struck with sharp portrait detail;
good lustrous silver with lt tone.
(An EF brought $276, Gorny 10/15.) Starting Bid $55
300 As Aug., Antioch Ar Tet, Eagle stg r, ANTIOXIA SC below; Choice EF,
nrly centered & well struck, good silver with unusually nice lt toning.
(An EF, same variety, brought $672, Gorny 10/12.)
Starting Bid $110
301 TRAJAN DECIUS, Ant, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv r; Choice EF,
nrly centered on full oval flan, exceptional metal quality with nice lt tone;
sharp portrait of unusually fine style. Outstanding specimen. Did I puff this up enough?
(An EF realized $270, Kunker 3/13.) Starting Bid $95
302 Ant, VBERITAS AVG, Uberitas stg l; EF/VF, sl off-ctr on large squareish flan,
rev lgnd soft; great metal quality with luster & lt tone. (A VF brought $215, Peus 5/08.)
Starting Bid $25
You can ask any time how your bids are doing.
303 Viminacium, Æ27, Moesia betw bull & lion, AN XI; F+/VF+, centered, full lgnds,
vivid green patina, nice portrait, rev unusually strong.
(A VF [I grade AF/F] realized $217, Emporium Hamburg 11/13.) Starting Bid $20
304 HERENNIA Etruscilla, Ant, PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia stg l;
VF/EF, technically almost as struck with much mint luster;
some striking wkness on portrait accounts for my grade; rev sl off-ctr but full lgnd.
(A VF sold for $204, Peus 4/11.) Starting Bid $20
305 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Ant, PIETAS AVGVSTORVM, Sacrificial implements,
EF, virtually as struck, good strike for this with less than usual lgnd crudeness;
excellent metal quality with much luster. (An EF brought $630, Aureo & Calico 2/12.)
306 Antioch Tet, Bare head r/Eagle r, SC below; EF, rev sl off-ctr, full lgnds,
well struck with super portrait detail; good silver with lt tone.
(An AEF brought $506 on $550 bid in my 11/13 sale; EF $701, CNG 5/02.)
Starting Bid $200
307 TREBONIANUS GALLUS, Ant, FELICITAS PVBL, Felicitas stg l; VF+/VF,
actually not far from as struck, some crudeness mainly on rev,
traces of porosity but lustrous. Portrait quite good for this; blob of die failure at top of it.
Starting Bid $20
308 VOLUSIAN, Sest, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concord stg l;
EF/AF, centered on sl narrow flan, some obv lgnd crowded/wk, rev lgnd mostly wk;
green patina with strong hilighting on obv; superb bearded portrait with every hair visible.
(An EF/VF brought $2,989, Nomos 10/15.) Starting Bid $125
309 AEMILIAN, Viminacium, Æ25, Moesia stg betw bull & lion, AN XIV;
F-VF/F, well centered, olive-brown patina, carefully smoothed; lgnds complete,
less crude than usual on obv with name actually decipherable.
(A F/AVF brought $171 on $190 bid in my 3/03 sale.) Starting Bid $80
310 VALERIAN I, Sest, CONCORDIA EXERCIT, Concordia stg l; Choice VF/F,
usual squared flan, obv lgnd bold & nrly complete, rev lgnd wk;
nice glossy dark green patina, excellent portrait with laurel wreath visible. Rare.
(A VF with much lgnd off brought $538, Peus 4/10.) Starting Bid $150
311 MARINIANA, Ant, CONSECRATIO, Mariniana riding peacock (it's a very big bird),
VF, full tho typically crude lgnds, good metal for this with lt tone, portrait quite nice.
(A VF brought $415, Emporium Hamburg 5/07.) Starting Bid $100
312 GALLIENUS, Ant, APOLLINI CONS AVG, Centaur rt with bow, Z; VF-EF,
well centered with full lgnds, only minor crudeness,
thus quite good for these sloppily made coins.
(A GVF, same variety, brought $358, CNG eAuc 10/15.) Starting Bid $30
313 Ant, VIRTVS AVGG, Val & Gal stg with spears; Virtually
Mint State, centered on large egg-shaped flan, well struck,
lt porosity yet brightly lustrous silver.
(Compare one only GVF realizing $150, Gorny 3/07.) Starting Bid $55
314 Egypt Tet, Eagle r, Yr 13; VF+, centered, full tho typically crude lgnd,
medium brown patina, slightest graininess, well detailed.
(A VF, same rev type, brought $145, Peus 10/01.) MB $30
315 Alexandria Troas, Æ20, horse r; VF+/VF, nrly full lgnds,
two-toned green patina, strong portrait with sharp laurel wreath.
(A VF brought $175, Peus 11/05.) Starting Bid $32
316 SALONINA, Ant, PVDICITIA std l, VI; AEF/VF, centered on large flan, \\rev a bit softly struck, portrait quite sharp; silver with lt tone.
(A VF+ brought $51 on $65 bid in my 3/06 sale.) MB $25
317 Egypt Tet, Yr 14, Tyche stg l, hldg rudder, palm; Choice VF/VF-EF,
full tho partly crude lgnd, excellent smooth chocolate brown surfaces.
(An AEF, same varietry, brought $195, Kunker 3/07.) Starting Bid $35
318 VALERIAN II, Ant, CONSECRATIO, Altar; EF,
well centered & quite a good strike for this,
toned lustery silvered surfaces with only slightest granularity. Portrait fully sharp.
(A GVF realized $558, F&S 6/09.) Minimum Bid $130
319 SALONINUS, Ant, SPES PVBLICA, Sal & Spes stg, wreath above;
VF, centered, well struck with full clear lgnds, just a few letters wk on rev;
two-toned brown patina; modest edge crack. Good portrait detail.
(A VF brought $122 in my 3/13 sale.) MB $35
320 QUIETUS, Ant, ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma std l; Virtually Mint State,
centered on a quite large flan, a touch of striking wkness at bottoms,
portrait fully detailed; bright lustrous silver surfaces with lt tone.
(An EF brought $1167, Gorny 10/13.)
Starting Bid $350
321 POSTUMUS, Ant, SALVS PROVINCIARVM, Horned Rhine recl l., by prow;
F+, technically better but typical striking wkness; large oval flan, rev sl off-ctr,
sl uneven darkish grey toning. Rare rev type. (A VF sold for $1127, Gorny 3/11.)
Starting Bid $45
322 Ant, PAX AVG, Pax adv l; EF/VF+, centered, decent strike with a good rev,
silver color with lt tone, touches of granularity.
(EFs brought $540, Lanz 11/09 & $491, Gorny 3/12.) MB $25
323 Ant, SAECVLI FELICITAS, Ruler stg r; Choice EF, well centered on sl oval flan,
quite well struck for this with no wkness; portrait maximally sharp;
silver color with nice pale rose toning. Almost invisible flan crack.
(An EF realized $424, Peus 11/16.) Starting Bid $75
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