SALE 118 PART 2:

111 CLAUDIUS, Sest, SPES AVGVSTA, Spes stg l, clearly a provincial imitation from somewhat

crudely engraved dies; VG/F, tan patina, dark tone outlining portrait; obv lgnd wk/off;

rev lgnd all there. Faint cleaning scrs. Starting bid $50

112 CLAUDIUS, Quadrans, modius/SC in lgnd (COS II), Choice EF, nrly centered with full

lgnds, smooth dark green patina; modius detail fully sharp, really rare thus.

(An EF with no modius detail brought $375, Lanz 11/05.) Start bid $135

113 CLAUDIUS & MESSALINA, Egypt Tet, Claudius bust r, Year Gamma/Messalina stg l;

F/VG, most of lgnds AWOL, silver with asstd small surface imperfections, portrait quite strong.

(An AF/VG+ brought $91 on $110 bid in my 3/08 scam.) Starting Bid of $40

114 NERO, Den., SALVS std l; Choice EF/VF, tops of some obv lettering off, rev well centered;

good metal with just some very sl coarse spots on rev; lt tone; wonderful portrait detail.

(A VF brought $2700, CNG 9/21.) Starting Bid $600

115 NERO, Antioch, Æ20x22, Bust r/SC in wreath; VF, sl off-ctr, dark green patina, generally

smooth with only sl touches of roughness. (A GVF brought $270, Gorny 10/10.) Start Bid $30

116 NERO & TIBERIUS, Egypt Tet, Nero head l., Year 13/ Tiberius head r; VF/VF+, half of

lgnds mostly off, quite good silver-grey surfaces. Tiberius portrait particularly well detailed.

(A VF realized $375, Kunker 3/07; GVF $450, NAC 5/12.) Starting bid $150

117 POPPAEA, Perinthus, Æ27, Her bust r/Isis headdress in wreath; AF/F, medium brown,

obv somewhat mushy with lgnd weak, touch of porosity. Ex Roma as Good Fine.

(A VF sold for $2,075, Peus 4/06; GVF, sl rough & scrs, $2,870, Nomos 11/21.)

Starting bid $50

118 VESPASIAN, Den, IMP XIX, Sow & piglets; F/VG, obv well centered & bold, rev wk at

bottom so no lgnd or piglets visible. Scarce type. (A F brought $80, CNG eAuc 7/07.)

Starting Bid $25

119 VESPASIAN, Egypt Tet, LB on obv, Rev Nike adv l, no lgnd; VF+/F-VF, nrly centered,

good silver, nrly full lgnd, quite bold detailed portrait. Very nice for these.

(Same var., AVF [off-ctr] realized ) $199, NAC 4/11.) Starting bid $120

120 TITUS, As Caesar, Den., PONTIF TRP COS IIII, Pax std l, RIC 783; Choice EF, well

centered & struck, sharp detail on portrait & Pax; good metal with lt tone.

(An EF sold for $1849, Kunker 9/17.) Starting bid $375

121 DOMITIAN, As, MONETA AVGVSTI, Moneta stg l; VF/F-VF, centered, full lgnds,

dark green patina, sl roughness mainly on rev. Good hair & laurel wreath detail.

(A GVF with lt scrs brought $863, CNG 6/06. I just thought you'd like to know.)

Starting Bid $50

122 DOMITIAN, Den, IMP XXII etc, Minerva stg r; AVF/F, I might not have thought twice

about this coin except that I have two exactly matching. Hence revealed as a COPY, scarily
Starting Bid $3

123 ANONYMOUS, Quadrans, Venus bust r/Dove stg r; Choice VF/AEF, nrly centered, darkish

green patina, nice strong example. Scarce.

(A GVF sold for $303, M&M 6/17; "Better than VF" $479, DNW 2/17.) Starting bid $65

124 NERVA, As, FORTVNA AVGVST, Fortuna stg l; VF, obv sl off-ctr crowding some lgnd; warm

brown patina; hint of tool marks in obv field & a few traces of porosity mainly on rev; but still a

nice coin with quite a strong portrait.

(A VF brought $251 in my 11/03 sale; VF $484, M&M 2/16.) Start Bid $120

125 TRAJAN, Quadrans, Hercules hd r/boar r; VF/AF, lgnd complete tho wk, dark greenish

patina, rev somewhat rough. (A F brought $171, CNG eAuc 4/09.) Starting Bid $15

126 PLOTINA, Gordos-Julia, Æ18, Her bust r/Zeus std l; F, centered, smooth dark patina with

edge split at top. Portrait fully clear. Ex M&M auction as AVF. Rare.

(A VF realized $644, Gorny 3/11.) Starting bid $125

127 HADRIAN, Den, ASIA stg l; Nice VF, centered, full lgnds, decent metal, small edge

irregularity at obv top. Good strong portrait. Ex Harlan Berk as EF. Scarce.

(A GVF brought $1210, CNG 9/17.) Starting bid $135

128 HADRIAN, Quadrans (or Semis), Eagle facg, head l./TRP COS III PM, winged thunderbolt;

VF, obv centered, lgnd wk, rev sl off-ctr & weak at bottom with lower lgnd obscured; light tan;

slightly grainy; good detail on eagle. Scarce. (A VF brought $445, Lanz 12/12.) Starting bid $50

129 HADRIAN, Egypt Tet., Bust left/Nilus bust r, LENNEAKD; Choice VF, nrlky centered,

lgnds complete with only minor crowding; nice portrait of fine style; excellent metal with

silver-grey tone. (A GVF sold for $920, CNG 9/09.) Starting Bid $120

130 HADRIAN, Egypt Æ34 Drachm, Nilus recl l, leaning on hippo, Nilometer above, LDWDEK;

F, centered, obv lgnd complete tho sl wk, medium brown, bold features.

(A Nice F brought $176 in my 9/99 sale.) Starting bid $40

131 SABINA, Den, CONCORDIA AVG, Concord std l; Choice EF, well centered & struck, sl

ragged edge, good metal with lt tone, well detailed portrait.

(A VF sold for $465, Lanz 5/07; EF $1716, Gorny 10/14.) Starting bid $270

132 ANTONINUS PIUS, Den., COS IIII, Aequitas stg l; Choice VF-EF, well centered & struck,

ragged flan with couple edge splits; good bright metal; nice.

(A GVF brought $2300, CNG eAuc 2/16!! Is somebody out there nuts, or is it me?)

Starting Bid $50

133 ANTONINUS PIUS, Sest, PAX AVG (across field) COS IIII, Pax stg l, RIC 777; AEF, sl squared

flan, dark green patina, light roughness, depression in obv field before nose. Maybe sl smoothing? Strong detail on portrait & Pax.

(Same var., GVF brought $1000, Roma 5/21; AEF (much) tooled $3568, Bertolami 9/17.)

Starting Bid $170

134 ANTONINUS PIUS, POSTHUMOUS, Den, CONSECRATIO, Funeral pyre; Choice EF, nrly

centered, well struck, good metal with luster & lt tone. Very sharp portrait & pyre details.

(An EF brought $999, Triton 1/15. And if that blows your head off, how about an AEF at $1366,

Kunker 3/16?) Start Bid $180


centered/nrly so, good metal with lt tone, obv very bold. Starting Bid $25

136 FAUSTINA SR., Den., CERES stg l; AEF, well centered & struck, good bright silver,

very pleasant. (A VF sold for $189 CNG eAuc 5/21.) Starting Bid $75

137 MARCUS AURELIUS, Dup, TRP XXX IMP VIII COS III, Aequitas stg l, RIC 1173 with

SARMATICUS obv lgnd (scarce); F+/AF, centered on unround flan, full obv lgnd, rev lgnd mostly

wk; 2-toned brown, bold portrait. (A VF realized $384, Naumann 11/19.) Starting Bid $15

138 FAUSTINA JR., Den., FECVNDITAS stg r, hldg baby; Choice EF/EF+, nrly centered, sharply

struck & well detailed, good bright silver, minty luster on rev. Ex my collection, from

European auction as "SL-SPL+" (An EF realized $900, CNG 5/20; EF $2028, Gorny 10/14.)

Starting Bid $170

139 MANLIA SCANTILLA, Aureus, Juno stg l; COPY, VF, reasonably nice, good color but not

really gold. (An example of this copy brought $34 in my 5/95 sale.) Starting Bid $5

140 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, PM TRP VIII COS II PP, Victory adv l, with big shield; EF, rev sl

off-ctr, lgnds complete, bright silver. (An EF realized $338, Gorny 4/21.) Start Bid $80

141 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, PM TRP XVI COS III PP, Genius stg l; VF/F-VF, a hair off-ctr,

full lgnds, sl scruffy surfaces with tone in recesses. Meh.

(For what it's worth, a GVF brought $154, Roma 1/22.) Starting Bid $22

142 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Caesarea, Æ17, Mount Argaeus, star above, date ETB; VF, nrly

centered, full obv lgnd, rev lgnd partly wk/off, dark brown patina, good detail. Actually a

surprisingly rare type!

(A VF of the type brought $150, CNG eAuc 10/15, the only one on acsearch.) Starting Bid $30

143 JULIA DOMNA, Den, DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana stg l; EF, centered, rev lgnd somewhat

crude, otherwise sharply struck with strong detail on portrait & Diana; bright lustery metal.

(An AEF brought $395, NAC 11/07.) Starting Bid $125

144 JULIA DOMNA, Den, DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana stg l; VF, centered, sl ragged flan with sl

edge crack, nicely detailed portrait. (A VF brought $145, Peus 5/08.) Starting Bid $35

145 JULIA DOMNA, Den, HILARITAS stg l; Laodicea mint style; Choice EF, well centered &

struck, excellent metal with nice lt toning. Lovely portrait.

(A Ch. EF sold for $489, CNG 5/09.) Starting Bid $140

146 JULIA DOMNA, Den, FORTVNAE FELICI, Fortuna std l, EF, well centered, couple edge cracks,

rev has lgnd crudely struck & some matte surface, obv bright with very sharp portrait.

Starting Bid $70

147 JULIA DOMNA, Sest., IVNO REGINA, Juno stg l, peacock; net grade F, smallish flan with

much of lgnds off, dark greenish brown, slightest porosity traces; but excellent VF portrait with

full hair row detail. Rare first issue with "DOMNA" in obv lgnd.

(Much nicer than a GF, similar small flan, bringing $184, CNG eAuc 4/15.) Starting Bid $90

148 CARACALLA, AS CAESAR, Den, SECVRITAS PERPETVA, Soldierlike Securitas stg l; VF/F+,

sl off-ctr, partial lgnds as usual for these, good metal with tone in recesses; very scarce rev type.
Starting Bid $30

149 CARACALLA, Den, PM TRP XX COS IIII PP, Sol stg l; RIC293d; Choice EF, well centered &

struck, good metal with deep tone, sharp bearded portrait.

(Same var., EF, brought $302, CNG eAuc 1/09.) Starting Bid $130

150 CARACALLA, Nikopolis, Æ16x19, Asklepios stg l, AEF, somewhat off-ctr on ragged flan,

dark patina with minor roughness but glossy, unusually sharp detail on portrait & rev figure.

Starting Bid $25

151 PLAUTILLA, Den, PROPAGO IMPERI, Ruler & wife clasping hands, Superb EF, well centered

on large flan & sharply struck in all respects, good metal with nice lt tone. Fabulous portrait.

Really rare in this quality. (An EF brought $1001, Gorny 3/15; Near EF $502, Noble 7/14.)

Starting Bid $225 (Note, ex my collection; I recently paid more for one just a hair better,

that needed "conservation" to boot.)

152 GETA, As Augustus, Den, LIBERALITAS AVG V, Liberalitas stg l; Choice EF, nrly centered,

well struck, good metal with moderate toning. Scarce.

(A Near EF realized $395, Artemide 4/12.) Starting Bid $130

153 MACRINUS, Beroea, Tet., Head r/Eagle facg, head l, mythical bird between legs,

B-E under claws; F-VF, nrly centered on smallish oval flan, flat striking at obv left & rev rt;

decent silver; strong portrait. Rare. (Same variety, VF, sold for $270., Roma 5/13.)

Starting Bid $45

154 DIADUMENIAN, Den, PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Diadumenian stg with 3 standards; EF, decent

metal, sl off-ctr, lgnd crowded at obv top, moderately mushy strike on rev, portrait has fully

sharp hair detail. (A VF+/AEF brought $730, Nomisma 9/03; EF with weak rev $1480, LHS 4/08.)

Starting Bid $325

155 ELAGABALUS, Den., LAETITIA PVBL, Laetitia stg l; Nice EF, centered on a large sl ragged

flan, good strike, bright metal, saharply detailed portrait. (An EF brought $298, Roma 7/21.)

Starting Bid $95

156 JULIA PAULA, Den, CONCORDIA std l; EF, centered & nicely struck with strong portrait

detail & reverse; good metal with lt tone & luster hints; modest edge crack.

(A GVF realized $390, CNG 9/21; EF $1167, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $125

157 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PM TRP V COS II PP, Ruler sacrificing l; Virtually mint state,

well centered on a sl squared flan, minor obv lgnd crudeness, rev quite well struck; bright

lusterlike silver. Bearded portrait. (An EF brought $168, Roma 4/19.) Starting Bid $130

158 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., PAX AVG, Guess Who advancing l; Choice EF, sl off-ctr

but complete on a full flan, decent metal & strike, very sharp portrait with nearly full beard.

Starting Bid $100

159 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Egypt Tet, Nilus recl l, crowned by lotus, with hippo, LE; VF,

nrly centered, medium brown, centered with full lgnds, very sl granularity, strong laurel wreath

on portrait. Scarcer type. (Same var., VF with sl roughness, brought $196, CNG eAuc 2/17.)

Starting Bid $90

160 ORBIANA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia std l; F-VF, edge at obv rt sl ragged, lgnds wk

at right, infinitesimally grainy, moderate grey tone, nice detailed portrait.

(A F sold for $345, Berk 11/12.) Starting Bid $90

161 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, VESTA stg l, Nice EF, minimally off-ctr, full lgnds, good strike,

pleasant metal & lt tone. (An EF brought $270, CGF 4/07.) Starting Bid $110

162 PAULINA Den, COPY, Facing Peacock, struck in Silver (by Slavei??) EF, toned, excellent

sharp workmanship, rev sl off-ctr. Starting Bid $12

163 GORDIAN III, Ant, PM TRP IIII COS II PP, Apollo std l, VF, centered, reasonably well struck,

good metal, minor flan crack, strong portrait detail. (A VF+ realized $100, CGF 7/01.)

Starting Bid $20

164 GORDIAN III, Ant, VIRTVS AVG, Mars stg l, Choice VF, centered, excellent metal with luster

& lt tone, strong portrait. (A VF sold for $46 in my 9/10 auction.) Start Bid $20

165 GORDIAN III, Sest., FELICIT TEMPOR, Felicitas stg l; Choice VF+, centered on a big flan,

good strike, dark green patina, with a touch of smoothing; quite strong detail on portrait &

rev figure. (A GVF brought $963, NAC 3/10.) Starting Bid $100

166 GORDIAN III, As, AEQVITAS AVG, Aequitas stg l; VF+/VF, oval flan, sl ragged edge,

affecting a few letters; darkish greenish brownish patina; excellent portrait with strong hair

detail. Many times rarer than sestertius. Ex Roma as "About GVF," being the only example on

acsearch. Starting Bid $65

167 GORDIAN III, Antiochia, Æ34, Wolf & twins; F, centered, full lgnds, greyish patina, some

earthen cover in recesses. (A VF brought $300, Peus 4/04.) Starting Bid $40

168 GORDIAN & TRANQUILLINA, Marcianopolis, Æ27x29, busts face-to-face/Athena stg l;

Choice VF, obv sl off-ctr, lgnd wk at left, rev noticeably double struck, smooth deep green patina;

both portraits strong, Tranquillina's with EF detail. (A VF brought $198, Naumann 5/20.)

Starting Bid $110

169 PHILIP I, Ant, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv r; Choice EF, well centered & strongly struck,

nicely detailed portrait; good bright silver. (An EF brought $265, Lanz 11/07.) Start Bid $55

170 PHILIP I, Ant, FIDES EXERCITVS, Fides stg l; VF, nrly centered on broad flan, sl ragged

edge, decent silver, strong portrait. (A VF with lt corr realized $120, Lanz 11/97.)

Starting Bid $18

171 PHILIP I, Antioch Tet, rev Eagle facg, head l, MON VRB below; EF, rev sl off-ctr but

complete lgnds; good silver with lt to moderate toning; a few very slight surface imperfections.

Portrait of fine style with quite sharp detail. (An EF with sl crack brought $430, Gorny 10/07)

Starting Bid $95

172 PHILIP I, Nisibis, Æ20x22, radiate bust l./ram in wreath; VF/F or so, some striking

crudeness mainly on rev, reddish-brown patina with a little crusting of other colors. Rare.

(A Near VF with sl roughness brought $189, CNG eAuc 8/19.) Start Bid $30

173 PHILIP II, As Aug., Antioch Tet, Head r/Eagle stg r, ANTIOXIA SC below; Choice EF, centered,

some crudeness in rev lgnd, otherwise well struck, great sharp detail on head & eagle. Bright silver.

(Same variety, EF, brought $672, Gorny 10/12.) Starting Bid $100

174 TRAJAN DECIUS, Antioch, Tet, Eagle stg left on branch, SC; EF/VF+, nrly centered, full

lgnds, good lustrous silver, only slightest surface imperfections. Sharp portrait.

(A VF+ brought $495, iNumis 10/09.) Starting Bid $90

175 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Antioch Tet, Eagle stg r; AEF, obv well centered, small part of lgnd

wkly struck; rev nrly centered; bright lustery silver with some lt toning; a few teensy surface

fissures; nice strong portrait. . (An AEF brought $506 on $550 bid in my 11/13 sale.)

Starting Bid $125

176 VOLUSIAN, Antiochia, Æ21, Radiate head r/Legionary eagle betw standards; VF+, obv

lgnd typically crude, rev sl off-ctr & crudelky struck overall; slate green patina with some

earthen hilighting mainly on rev; slightest porosity; portrait detail quite sharp.

(Some maniac paid $480 for a VF, Gorny 10/10. Not fake news.) Starting Bid $25

177 VALERIAN I, Ant, PIETAS AVGG, Val & Gal stg at altar; EF/VF-EF, obv nrly centered, rev a

touch off-ctr, well struck with sharp portrait, good metal with pinkish-grey silvery tone.

Nice for this. (A GVF realized $288, CNG 6/06.) Start Bid $40

178 GALLIENUS, Ant, PIETAS AVGG, Gal & Val stg at altar; Choice EF, nrly centered on big flan,

good strike with no flatness, portrait quite sharp; silver metal with nice lt toning, evident luster

on rev. (A rough GVF brought $237, Gorny 3/10.) Starting Bid $75

179 GALLIENUS, Ant, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, S-I; EF, nrly centered on oval flan, good strike with

only a hint of weakness at obv left edge; medium silvery-brown; portrait fully sharp.

(An EF brought $183, Artemide 4/11.) Starting Bid $40

180 GALLIENUS, VIRTVS AVGG, Val & Gal stg; EF/VF+, nrly centered on large oval flan, good

strike with no wkness, bright lusterlike silver with slight surface texturing. Detailed portrait

of fine style. (A GVF brought $101, CNG eAuc 12/13.) Starting Bid $35

181 SALONINA, Ant, DEAE SEGETIAE, Segetia in temple; VF, technically not far from mint state

but typically somewhat crude strike, especially the rev; obv decent with much portrait detail;

silver with luster & lt tone. Centered on full flan. Rare type. (A VF sold for $336, CNG 5/13.)

Starting Bid $60

182 SALONINA, Ant, ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma giving Victory to ruler; EF, centered, full

tho somewhat crude lgnds; well silvered with luster & lt tone; good strong portrait.

(An EF brought $154 on $190 bid in my 3/04 sale; AEF/EF $270, H&A 3/09.) Starting Bid $60

183 VALERIAN II, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Val stg l, hldg wand & spear; VF, well centered,

obv well struck with portrait quite strong, sl grainy, pinkish-bluish tone. Rev lgnd very crude,

with moderately coarse surface. (A VF realized $70 on $80 bid in my 5/01 sale.)

Starting Bid $45

184 MACRIANUS, Ant, AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas stg l; VF, large sl oval flan, obv centered,

rev sl off-ctr; decent silver color with some lt tone & sl touches of roughness on rev.

(A VF realized $470, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $200

185 QUIETUS, Ant, ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma std l, F/AF, centered, dark patina with orangy

hilighting, dramatic contrast. (A F brought $275, Vinchon 10/00.) Start Bid $60

186 POSTUMUS, Double Sest, Radiate bust r/FIDES MILITVM, Fides w/2 standards;

overall F, centered on a large sl unround flan, some of lgnds wk but most visible, dark green

patina with sl flaking at edges & other sm surface blemishes; good portrait with much detail.

(A F brought $358, CNG eAuc 11/12.) Starting Bid $95

187 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, FIDES EXERCI, Fides hldg 2 standards, EF, nrly centered on sl ragged

oval flan, lgnds nrly complete with sl crudeness; medium brown; very sharp detail on portrait &

Fides. Actually very scarce rev type. (A VF brought $104 + buyer fee, Jacquier 9/18.)

Starting Bid $45

188 QUINTILLUS, Ant, FORTVNA REDVX, Fortuna stg l; F-VF, medium brown, obv lgnd partly off,

rev centered with full lgnd; very sl porosity spots.

(A sl grainy F+ brought $75 in my 9/09 sale.) Starting Bid $20

189 AURELIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler & wife clasping hands; EF, well centered,

couple letters wk, otherwise sharply struck, lusterlike chocolate brown.

(An EF sold for $268, Gorny 10/16.) Starting Bid $35

190 AURELIAN, Denarius, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv l, captive; F, large oval flan, dark

brownish green patina, lt to moderate roughness. Scarce. (A VF realiuzed $387, Kunker 3/09.)

Starting Bid $25

191 AURELIAN & VABALATHUS, Ant, Vab's bust r/Aurelian bust r, AVF/F-VF, nrly centered,

full lgnds, darkish grey-green patina with hilighting, both portraits have a fair amount of detail.

(A VF brought $201 on $250 bid in my 9/09 sale.) Starting Bid $25

192 SEVERINA, Denarius, VENVS FELIX, Venus stg l, E below; VF-EF, well centered,

reddish-brown, ltly grainy but lusterlike surfaces; sharp portrait detail.

(A VF-EF brought $295, Rauch 9/11.) Starting Bid $60

193 TETRICUS I, Ant., SALVS AVGG, Salus stg l, at altar; Mint State, ragged unround flan,

rev sl off-ctr, lgnds somewhat crude & on rev partly off; portrait & Salus sharply struck; what is

really exceptional about this coin is the dark but highly lustrous surfaces.

(An EF with poor rev strike brought $225, Rauch 10/05.) Starting Bid $40

194 TACITUS, Ant, SPES PVBLICA, Spes giving wreath to Ruler, Q below; F+/VF, centered,

dark brown patina with lighter hued hilighting, a touch of roughness in fields.

(A VF brought $33 on $48 bid in my 1/15 sale.) Starting Bid $18

195 FLORIAN, Ant, PROVIDEN DEOR, Providentia hldg 2 standards facing Sol, */A; EF, centered,

well struck, dark grey-brown surfaces with sl lusterlike quality. Portrait quite sharp.

(EFs realized $768, Helios 3/11 & $982, Lanz 6/14.) Starting Bid $125

196 PROBUS, Ant, MARS VICTOR, Mars adv r, VF, well centered on large flan, darkish brown

patina, very sl roughness mainly on rev. (A GVF realized $94, Agora 12/21.) Starting Bid $15

197 CARUS, Posthumous Ant, DIVO CARO PIO/CONSECRATIO, Eagle stg, III; F, centered,

medium brown, evenly grainy surfaces. Scarce. (A F brought $39 on $63 bid in my 3/07 sale.)

Starting Bid $10

198 NUMERIAN, As Aug, Ant, FELICITAS AVGG, Felicitas stg at column, B to left; F-VF, centered,

dark patina with sl roughness. Starting Bid $15

199 CARINUS, As Caes, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENTVT, Carinus stg l, with captive, TXXI; AEF,

centered, reasonably well struck, greyish-greenish tone with much silvering.

(An AEF sold for $254, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $60

200 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler, A/XXI; Choice EF,

well centered & quite strongly struck, very sharp portrait, juicy dark brown surfaces.

(A Ch EF brought $86 in my 11/07 sale; EF $175, Peus 11/04.) Starting Bid $45

201 DIOCLETIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, A-G/TR, RIC 170a, EF, centered,

obv sharply struck with superb portrait detail; rev with minor crudeness; silvered surfaces with

toning a little uneven.

(A VF, same RIC 170a, brought $322 + buyer fee, Vico 9/17. Why? Life is full of mysteries.)

Starting Bid $60

202 DIOCLETIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, ANT; VF, centered, well

struck, medium brown, slightest surface imperfections mainly on rev, a nice bold coin.

(An AVF brought $46 in my 3/06 sale.) Starting Bid $17

203 DIOCLETIAN, Egypt Tet, LB, Alexandria stg l, hldg Serapis bust; AEF, nrly centered,

olive-brown patina, obv lgnd typically crude, strong detail on portrait & rev figure.

Scarce rev type. (Same variety, GVF, brought $173, Leu 5/21.) Starting Bid $25

204 MAXIMIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, KE; EF, perfectly centered &

well struck; lustery silvered surfaces with lt tone; minor granularity. Portrait totally sharp.

(A VF+ brought an absurd $380, iNumis 3/10.) Start Bid $60

205 CARAUSIUS, Ant, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, no mintmarks; AEF, obv nrly centered with just tops

of some letters off; rev sl off-ctr; good strike with strong portrait; warm medium brown.

(An AEF realized $330 on $444 bid in my 9/95 sale.) Starting Bid $225

206 ALLECTUS, Quinarius, VIRTVS AVG, Galley, QC; AEF, nrly centered, full strong lgnds,

dark greenish patina, decent surfaces with almost no graininess. Particularly strong detail on

galley. (An EF missing mintmk sold for $1377, Kunker 11/13; GVF $805, CNG 9/10.)

Starting Bid $295

207 CONSTANTIUS I, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, HTB; Choice AEF,

perfectly centered & well struck, no wkness; silvered surfaces with tone on raised parts.

(A VF-EF sold for $165, Davisson 3/01.) Starting Bid $60

208 GALERIUS, As Augustus, Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius stg l, A/MKV; Superb EF+,

perfectly centered & sharply struck, the portrait detail just pops out and stabs you in the eye.

Lustery medium brown surfaces. (A Ch. EF+ brought $201 in my 3/13 sale.) Starting Bid $125

209 GALERIA VALERIA, Follis, VENERI VICTRICI, Venus stg l, ALE; EF, perfectly centered &

well struck, no weakness whatever; strong portrait detail; lustery steely-brown surfaces with

just a touch of roughness on rev. (An brought $1705, Aureo & Calico 2/12.) Starting Bid $130

210 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, GENIO POP ROM, Genius stg l, S-F/PLN = London; Choice EF,

well centered & unusually sharp strike, glossy brown patina.

(Same variety, GVF, brought $165, Davisson 10/11.) Starting Bid $55

211 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter stg l, with Victory & eagle,

SIS•; Choice EF, well centered & strongly struck, smooth olive-brown surfaces.

(Same variety, EF, brought $292, Lanz 6/12.) Starting Bid $40

212 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter stg l, with Victory & Eagle,

ALE; Choice EF, virtually mint state, centered & well struck, silvered surfaces with some lt toning.

Great portrait. (An EF brought $745, and didn't even have complete lgnds, LHS 4/08.)

Starting Bid $45

213 LICINIUS II, Æ3, helmeted bust left with spear & shield/IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter stg

betw eagle & captive, SMALA; Choice AEF/VF+, well centered & struck, light brown, bold &

problem free, very scarce quality for this. (A VF realized $123, Davisson 10/11.) Starting Bid $40

214 LICINIUS II, Æ3, Mantled bust r/PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate, A/SMHG; AEF, centered,

full lgnds, well struck, medium brown. Quite good for this.

(This exact variety, EF, brought $189, CNG eAuc 7/19.) Starting Bid $35

215 CONSTANTINE I, Æ4, GLORIA EXERCITVS, standard betw soldiers, SMANA; Choice EF,

well centered, sharply struck, contrasting orange-&-black patina.

(An AEF brought $53 in my 1/15 sale; EF $230, Kunker 9/21.) Start Bid $30

216 CONSTANTINE I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter stg l, eagle, ALE;

Choice EF, near mint, nrly centered, full lgnds, good strike with sharp portrait; well silvered with

lt tone on high parts. (A granular EF brought $127, Coin Galleries 12/01.) Starting Bid $40

217 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, Bust rt with raised gaze/VOT XX in wreath, lgnd arounds, SMHA;

Choice EF, centered, full lgnds, well struck, smooth olive brown surfaces. Excellent quality; and

a very rare coin — the scarce raised gaze always comes with XXX rev, not XX.

No sale record found. Starting Bid $80

218 CONSTANTINE I, Posthumous, Æ4, Veiled bust r/Ruler in chariot r, hand of God above,

SMNS; Mint State, well centered on a large flan for this, well struck; lustery dark brown surfaces. Exceptional quality. Ex my collection. (EFs realized $350, Lanz 5/06, $325 Gorny 10/07.)

Start Bid $60

219 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ3/4, VRBS ROMA, bust l./wolf & twins, leaf betw stars above, TRS;

EF/VF-EF, centered on sl ragged oval flan, smooth brown surfaces, sharp detail on bust.

(An EF brought $161 in my 11/13 sale.) Starting Bid $35

220 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ4, CONSTANTINOPOLIS bust l/ Victory on prow, TRS; VF+, sl off-ctr,

obv lgnd partly off at left, smooth dark greenish patina, quite strong detail.

(A VF sold for $96, Schulman 3/12.) Starting Bid $12