SALE 120 PART 2
116 Herod Archelaus 4 BC - 6 AD, H-1195a (rarer than 1195), Double cornucopias/
galley; F or better, centered tho somewhat crudely struck on irregular flan; dark
greenish patina with some hilighting.
(Better than a NVF bringing $142, CNG eAuc 4/21.) Starting Bid $40
117 Herod Philip, 4 BC - 34 AD, Æ11, H-1232, His head r/L-Lambda-Delta in wreath;
ex CNG 9/14 as VF, wkly struck rev, "extremely rare," realized $950 + buyer fee;
actually the lowest price among the 7 examples on acsearch. I conservatively grade
it F/VG, somewhat off-ctr, dark patina with earthen hilighting. It is indeed a
great rarity. (Another VF [I grade F] brought $8960, CNG eAuc 1/11.) Starting Bid $500
118 Agrippa I, 37-44 AD, Prutah, H-1244, Umbrella/3 barley ears, VF, off-ctr on
irregular flan, olive-green patina with paler hilighting, full detail on umbrella & all
3 rev things, thus good for this. (A VF brought $390, NAC 5/12.) Starting Bid $45
119 Agrippa II & Titus, Æ22x24, H-1284b, Titus bust r/Nike adv r, crescent above
(rare variant of regular 1284); F/VG, sl off-ctr, pale green-brown, sl roughness,
bold portrait. (Regular H-1284, F, brought $202, CNG 2/13.) Start Bid $35
120 Agrippa II with Titus & Domitian, Caesarea Paneas, Æ29x31, H-1286,
Mesh.168, Confronted busts of Titus & Domitian/Pan adv l, w/pipes & pedum, tree
at rt; Ex Triton 1/16 as VF, sold for $3300. I grade more conservatively F+, lgnds
partly off, sl rough dark green patina with hilighting, portraits bold. Very rare!
Starting Bid $1000
121 Coponius, 6-9 AD, Prutah, H-1328, Grain ear/palm tree, date; VF, a little off-ctr
on unround flan, sl die failure blob at obv top, olive green patina with earthen
hilighting; unusually strong palm detail. (A VF brought $184 in my 12/21 sale.)
Starting Bid $45
122 Valerius Gratus, 15-26 AD, Prutah, H-1335b, Lgnd in wreath/3 lilies, at least
AF/F-VF, somewhat off-ctr, some wk striking mainly on obv, rev reasonably bold;
dark brown. Rare! (A VF realized $422, Kunker 3/20.) Starting Bid $75
123 Pontius Pilate, 26-36 AD, H-1342b, Lituus/"HZ" (not usual LIZ) in wreath;
VF, somewhat off-ctr, partial obv lgnd, smooth dark patina with orangy hilighting.
Rare variant. (A VF sold for $690, CNG eAuc 11/14.) Starting Bid $150
124 Porcius Festus, 59-62 AD, H-1351, Nero lgnd in wreath/ palm branch, AVF,
centered, somewhat crude & a trifle rough, striking defect at rev edge.
(A VF brought $108 on $177 bid in my 7/12 sale.) Starting Bid $30
125 Prutah Lot, 23 pieces, low grade, some identifiable but most not (many
unclear Hebrew lgnds), does include Herod the Great & a Jannaeus Lead prutah
H-1155. Starting Bid $35
126 First Revolt, Half Shekel, Year 2, 67/68 AD, H-1359, Omer cup/3 pomegranates;
VF, good centering & strike, only sl rev lgnd crowding; perhaps a hint of smoothing;
tone in recesses. Nice bold coin. (Compare a VF, "heavily worked over" bringing
$19,500, Kunker 10/22; Ch. VF $24,000, Goldberg 6/19.) Starting Bid $8000
127 First Revolt, Prutah, H-1360, Year 2, Amphora/Vine leaf; VF, nrly centered, sl
flatness at rev edge, greenish brown patina with earthen hilighting, strong detail
on amphora & leaf. (A F-VF sold for $131, Noble 11/19.) Starting Bid $30
128 Judaea Capta, Titus, Caesarea Maritima, Æ20, H-1446, Bust r/Victory writing
on shield; F-VF, sl thick olive green patina, rev sl off-ctr, strong portrait. Ex Roma as
NVF. (An F-VF brought $95 on $110 bid in my last sale; VF $489, CNG 9/12.)
Starting Bid $65
129 Judaea Capta, Domitian, Caesarea Maritima, H-1459, 24 mm, Bust r/IMP XIII
COS XVI CENS PPP, Victory adv left w/trophy; F-VF, centered, lt tan patina,
rough, but portrait well detailed. (A
VF brought $492, Bertolami 12/11.)
Starting Bid $25
130 Vespasian, Den., IVDAEA, Jewess mourning, trophy left, H-1479;
Choice VF+, centered on sl tight flan, tops of some lettering off, good metal with
dark tone in recesses; great portrait detail. (A GVF realized $6000, Triton 1/22.)
Starting Bid $650
131 Titus, Sest, Judaea Capta issue, Bust r/SC, Titus on horse spearing Jew
(becoming a popular theme nowadays), Hen. 1535, RIC 430; F+ for wear with
strong portrait, moderately rough surfaces with some ltly eroded areas on rev, but
scene clear. Dark brown. Very Rare!
(A F+ brought $3617 + buyer fee, iNumis 3/19.) Starting Bid $300
132 Nero, Caesarea Maritima, Æ23, Bust r/City Goddess stg l, F, obv lgnd wk,
portrait quite strong, rev much off-ctr; smooth dark brown patina with hilighting.
(A VF brought $460, Gemini 1/13.) Starting Bid $35
133 Domitian, Samaria, Neapolis, Æ20, bust r/Date palm; F, nrly centered,
greenish-brown patina with earthen hilighting, strong features. Rare!
Starting Bid $30
Trajan, Galilee, Tiberias, Æ18, Bust r/palm branch betw
cornucopiae, date "J"
Rosenb.9; Nice AVF, centered, smooth dark patina with dramatic whiteish hilighting.
(A VF brought $230, CNG 5/02.) Starting Bid $65
135 Askalon, Æ12, Tyche head r/Galley, above AC = Yr 201 = 97 AD; VF, somewhat
crude but centered & fully clear, dark brown patina. Rare!
(Nicer than a VF (Æ16) bringing $189, CNG eAuc 8/20.) Starting Bid $35
136 Hadrian, Caesarea Maritima, Æ30, Head r/Hadrian as founder plowing with
oxen, Victory above, Kad.27, Rosenb.24; F, nrly centered, tan patina, somewhat
murky surfaces, bold portrait, rev scene clear. (A rough F realized $230, CNG 6/05.)
Start Bid $50
137 Antoninus Pius, Galilee, Diocaesarea, Æ19, Bust r/Hera stg l, Rosenb.9;
F-VF, centered, full lgnds, dark green patina with sl hilighting.
(Nicer than a NVF with sl roughness bringing $201, CNG eAuc 2/22.) Start Bid $70
138 Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus, Æ31, Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem), Busts
face-to-face/Tyche-Astarte in temple, Ex-CNG 10/17 sale as VF, I grade it F-VF, a
touch off-ctr, most of lgnds present, dark green patina with hilighting, only
minor roughness. (A Nr VF brought $633, CNG 9/11.) Start Bid $140
139 Crispina (?), Petra, Æ21, Bust r/Tyche std l, c/mk Delta with 2 dots in round
indent on truncation; coin AF, greenish-brown patina, c/mk VF. Rare???
Starting Bid $10
140 Caracalla, Decapolis, Dium, Æ23, Bust r/flaming altar in temple, Rosenb 1,
Spijk 1; Overall F or so, greenish-brown patina with sl hilighting, somewhat rough,
lgnds present tho wk, portrait shows laurel wreath. Rare.
(A VF [I grade F-VF] brought $810, Goldberg 2/16.) Starting Bid $45
141 Philip I, Arabia, Philippopolis, Æ28, bust r/Roma std l, hldg 2 figures (Julius
Marinus & wife?); Spijk.6; F, nrly centered, olive-brown patina with sl earthen
hilighting, somewhat grainy mainly on obv, rev pretty decent.
(a GF realized $207, Heritage 9/12.) Starting Bid $35
142 Trebonianus Gallus, Samaria, Neapolis, Æ26, Radiate bust r/Wolf & twins,
Mt. Gerizim temple complex above, Sof.233, Harl 150; F, brown patina with some
earthen hilighting, full obv lgnd, rev wk at rt edge, only minor roughness. RARE.
(Ex CNG 8/15, realized $230, the only sale record found.) Starting Bid $90
143 Five coins from this Judaic collection I could not identify (they all came loose!)
Æ18-23, lower grade, one Nero (Gaza?), one with countermarks (Askalon?).
See photo. Start Bid $10
144 Byzantine Palestine, Lead seal, c.5th-6th cent, 17 mm, 5.72 gm, Menorah betw
etrog & lulav, shofar rt/box?; crude F or better, crude irregular thick flan,
near-white patina, the menorah quite clear.
Ex Obolos 7/19 auction (as VF), realized $1156. My Starting Bid $150
145 (Calendar?) Medal, 37 mm, brass, Pentagram/square, lots of Hebrew
inscriptions each side, VG-F or so, asstd lt faults; plus 2 jetons, 23 mm, each with
Jewish star, one has facg owl on rev, the other crossed scepters or something etc;
Fine or so; all old, early 1800s? Plus US Civ War token 1863, with Jewish Star, VG
but grainy. Starting Bid $12
146 Medal, huge 120 mm (4-3/4") bronze, 20 0zs: OBERAT DER ISRAELITEN
BADENS, Menorah, engraved on base "Benny und Sophie Levy zum 15.11.1937";
Rev Angel embracing nude man, German lgnd translates "I won't let you go because
you saw me." Starting Bid $30
147 Brass disk, 105 mm (4+ in), hand engraved each side with many Hebrew
letters; center hole. Starting Bid $5
148 Medal, Elisa Rachel Felix (1821-58, famous Jewish French actress), Her bust l./
lgnds, 52+ mm bronze, by Pingret, AU, tiny rim nick, rich lustrous brown surfaces,
high relief. Beautiful! Ex Peus auct 11/18 sold for $493. Start Bid $100
ROMAN REPUBLIC & IMPERATORIAL
149 Aes Grave, Quadrans, 225-217 BC, Cr.35/5, Mercury hd l./prow r, 2 pellets ea
side, 35x39 mm, 50.68 g; F+/VF, a very appealing bold coin with 2-toned maroon &
green patina. (Nicer than a GF bringing $493 Roma 5/22.) Start Bid $250
150 As, D. Silanus, 91 BC, Janus head/Prow, D SILANVS above, Cr.337/5, Sy.649;
AVF, obv sl off-ctr, rev more so, a little crude, medium brown, minor porosity, bold
Janus faces. (An AVF sold for $391, Kunker 4/22.) Starting Bid $90
151 Victoriatus, Cr. 44/1, Sy.83, Jupiter hd r/Roma & trophy; F/AF, sl off-ctr on large
flan, decent metal, just "honest" wear. (An AVF brought $146 in my 6/08 sale.)
Starting bid $35
152 C. Porcius Cato, 123 BC, Den, Cr.274/1, Sy417, Roma hd r/Victory in biga r;
VF, minimally off-ctr, good strike with much detail, nice iridescent tone.
(A VF realized $242, Munz Zentrum 9/17.) Starting bid $100
153 Mancinus, Pulcher & Urbinus, Den, 104 BC, Cr.299/1b, Sy.570a, Roma
head r/Victory in triga r; VF, nrly centered, good metal, decent.
(A VF sold for $275, Berk 7/11.) Start bid $90
154 L. Scipio Asiagenus, Serrate Den., 106 BC, Cr.311/1a, Sy.576, Jupiter hd l/
Jupiter in quadriga r; Nice strong VF, obv well centered, rev just sl off-ctr; good metal
with lt tone. (A GVF brought $240 Gorny 10/04.) Starting Bid $100
155 C. Coilius Caldus, 104 BC, Den, Cr.318/1a, Sy.582, Roma hd l./Victory in
biga l; AEF/VF+, obv well centered, rev sl off-ctr; good metal with lt tone; sl doubling
on obv, more pronounced doubling on rev, especially lgnd. Looks to be not double
striking but doubled die. How could that be?? Thus a highly intriguing coin!
(A GVF/AEF realized $333, Kunker 4/22.) Start Bid $130
156 M. Lucilius Rufus, Den., Cr.324/1, Sy.599; Roma head r in wreath/Victory in
biga r; EF, nrly centered on a broad flan, minor weak area at rev lower left,
otherwise strongly struck, good metal with lt tone. Very nice.
(A GVF brought $447, CNG 5/14; EF $832, Kunker 4/22.) Starting Bid $150
157 P. Sabinus, 99 BC, Quinarius, Cr.331/1, Sy.587, Jupiter hd r/Victory & trophy;
centered, good metal with deep old tone. (A
GVF realized $665, Kunker 4/22.)
Starting Bid $80
158 D. Junius Silanus, 91 BC, Den., Cr.337/3, Sy.646a, Roma head r/Victory in biga r;
VF, sl off-ctr, better struck than usual for this, good metal with luster hints.
(A VF sold for $310, Peus 10/14. I don't make this stuff up.) Starting bid $95
159 M.Fannius & L. Critonius, Den, 85 BC, Ceres hd r/the 2 guys sitting rt; AF/VG+,
a hair off-ctr, trace of surface granularity, but underneath it's pristine.
A reasonably reasonable coin. Ex my 10/19 sale bringing $52 on $100 bid.
Start Bid $25
160 Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC, Den, Cr.410/5, Sy.815, Apollo hd r/Euterpe, Muse of
lyric poetry, stg r; AVF, obv somewhat off-ctr but complete & bold on large
elongated flan, rev lgnd wk, barely perceptible granularity.
(A GVF with lt porosity brought $4200, CNG 5/22.) Starting Bid $160
161 A. Plautius, Den, Cr.431/1, Sy.932 (R3), Cybele hd r/Guy with camel, IVDAEVS etc;
Ex Naumann auction 4/16 as VF; I call it F-VF, rev off-ctr but complete, good metal
with just sl tone. Note, what might seem a flaw above eye is part of the design.
(In my last sale an AVF/F-VF brought $261.) Start bid $130
162 IMPERATORIAL. POMPEY, Soloi-Pompeiopolis, Æ21, Pompey's head r/Nike
stg r, F/AF, minimally off-ctr, nice olive-green patina, no rev lgnd, bold clear portrait.
(A F+/AF brought $176 on $200 bid in my 9/00 sale.) Starting bid $90
163 JULIUS CAESAR, Den., Venus head r/CAESAR, 2 captives below trophy, Cr.468/1;
VF, obv minimally off-ctr, rev more so to top; good metal with medium tone,
almost invisible imperfections. Quite bold& pleasant.
(A VF with edge marks brought $1080, NY Sale 1/21.) Starting Bid $425
164 AUGUSTUS, Den., Bust r/C CAESARES etc, Caius & Lucius stg w/shields, lituus
& simpulum above; Strong VF, nrly centered, tops of some lettering off but lgnds
more complere than usual; deeply toned; trace of porosity in obv right field; portrait
well detailed. (A GVF with lt porosity brought $1175, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $200
165 AGRIPPA, As, SC, Neptune stg l; Choice EF/VF+, well centered & struck, good
patina; excellent detailed portrait. (A
GVF brought $4540, Kunker 11/13.)
Start Bid $450
166 TIBERIUS, Den., PONTIF MAXIM, Livia std r; Choice VF, good centering with
virtually complete, excellent metal with pleasant tone. The famous
Biblical "Tribute Penny." (A GVF realized $2700, CNG 9/21.) Starting Bid $300
167 GERMANICUS & DRUSUS, Sardes, Æ14, bust r/bust r, F+, dark patina with
pale earthen hilighting, portraits quite bold, Germanicus name fully clear.
(A VF brought $233, Naumann 7/14.) Starting Bid $60
168 NERO CLAUDIUS DRUSUS, Sest, His bust l./TI CLAVDIVS etc, Claudius std l,
amid armaments; AEF, well centered, dark greenish-brown patina, notably
smoothed; portrait of good style with great hair detail. Ex Swiss auction as
"AU smoothed." (A GVF realized $5650, NAC 5/13.) Starting Bid $800
169 CALIGULA, Sest, Pietas std l./Ruler & pals sacrificing before temple; F-VF,
sl off-ctr, dark brown patina, minor traces of porosity, maybe some
Features quite bold. (A F-VF with much roughness realized $884, Heidelberger 11/17.)
Starting Bid $350
170 CLAUDIUS, Sest, EX SC OB CIVES SERVATOS in wreath, in NGC slab as VF
lt smoothing; it is VF, nrly centered with complete lgnd, smoothing not evident but
there is actually lt to moderate roughness; brown with traces of green. The portrait
has strong VF+ hair detail. Overall better than your typical NGC "VF!"
Hard to photograph through plastic.
(A GVF brought $8625) Start bid $400
171 CLAUDIUS, As, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA, Libertas stg l; VF, centered, edge sl ragged
at obv top but lgnds complete; brown patina with mild granularity. Fine style portrait.
A good bold coin. (A GVF realized $5581, Triton 1/15.) Starting bid $100
172 NERO, Dup, Laur hd r/SECVRITAS AVGVSTI, Securitas std r; VF/F, large oval
flan, darkish brown patina, full obv lgnd & nicely detailed portrait; rev sl off-ctr with
lgnd wk & sl porosity. (A VF/AVF brought $1680, UBS 9/08.) Starting Bid $80
173 NERO, Quadrans, Helmet on column/PM TRP IMP PP, branch; Choice AEF,
centered & well struck, greenish-brown patina, excellent quality for this.
(Same variety, GVF, brought $394, CNG eAuc 1/09.) Starting bid $200
174 VITELLIUS, Den, bust left, globe below/VICTORIA AVGVSTI, Victory flying
left w/shield; Tarraco; VF/F, somewhat off-ctr, scratch below chin, otherwise good
metal with contrasting tone in fields, portrait quite bold. Rarer issue for Vitellius.
(A GF with sl scrs brought $366, Leu 12/17.) Start bid $160
175 VESPASIAN, Den, PON MAX TRP COS VI, Victory atop cista mystica with snakes;
AF, centered but lgnds crowded/wk, good bright metal, bold portrait. Rare type.
(A F-VF brought $112, Rauch 3/13.) Starting Bid $20
176 VESPASIAN, As, AEQVITAS AVGVSTI, Aequitas stg l, VF+, deep brown patina,
obv with full bold lgnd & strongly detailed portrait; rev sl off-ctr with hint of
porosity. Nice. (A VF+/VF brought $223 on $250 bid in my 5/98 sale;
GVF $891, CNG 9/04.) Starting bid $120
177 TITUS, Egypt Tet, Homonoia std l, Datt.423; Ex Roma as NVF, I grade F-VF/F,
obv sl off-ctr, partial lgnds, silver color with faint granularity, strong portrait.
(A VF/F-VF brought $166 in my last sale.) Start bid $50
178 DOMITIAN, As Caesar, Den, No lgnd, Ruler on horse l; Nice strong F+,
excellent metal with lt tone. Quite scarce. (A GF realized $177, Roma 1/18.)
Starting Bid $50
179 DOMITIAN, As Aug., Den, IMP XXII COS XVII CENS PPP, Minerva stg l; Choice EF,
obv a tiny bit off-ctr but lgnds complete, excellent metal with hint of tone, portrait
very sharp. (Same var., EF brought $897, Gorny 10/15.) Starting Bid $200
180 DOMITIAN & DOMITIA Thessaly, Æ19, Bust r/bust r, F, obv sl off-ctr, rev has
full lgnd, reddish-brown patina. (A Near VF brought $403, Triton 1/12,)
Starting Bid $40
181 NERVA, Sest, VEHICVLATIONE etc, 2 mules, COPY, a good tho fairly obvious
sharp struck copy, with a rich glossy deep green patina. Starting bid $15
182 TRAJAN, Den., PM TRP COS IIII PP, Victory stg l at altar; Choice EF, well centered
& struck, good metal with lt tone. (Same variety, EF, brought $275 + buyer fee, Freeman & Sear 12/09.) Starting Bid $175
183 TRAJAN, Syria Æ17 or Quadrans, Winged caduceus; Choice VF+, obv well
centered with full lgnd, rev sl off-ctr; smooth dark patina with orangy hilighting;
well detailed portrait of fine Roman style. (A GVF realized $336, CNG eAuc 4/13.)
Starting Bid $55
184 HADRIAN, Den, ASIA stg l, VF/F+, centered, good metal, lt contrasty tone.
(An AVF realized $227, Meister & Sontag 5/11.) Starting bid $100
185 HADRIAN, Quadrans, Eagle stg r, hd l/PM TRP COS III, Winged thunderbolt;
AVF, dark green patina with sl earthen hilighting, lgnds somewhat crowded/wk,
devices bold. Scarce. (A GVF brought $759., CNG 9/10.) Starting bid $45
186 HADRIAN, Egypt Tet, Nilus recl l, with croc ("He who lies down with crocodiles
gets up with tooth marks"), LIZ; VF, centered on sl tight flan, obv lgnd mostly wk/off,
silver color with lt tone, portrait & Nilus nicely detailed.
(A VF sold for $400, Berk 3/10.) Starting bid $90
187 SABINA, Sest, IVNONI REGINAE. Juno stg l; AVF, obv lgnd nrly all clear, rev lgnd
off at rt; dark brownish-green patina; only minor roughness; good portrait with VF
detail. Rare. (A VF with lt pitting brought $1184, Leu 2/19.) Start bid $200
188 ANTINOUS, Egypt Æ35 Drachm, Bust l./Antinous as Hermes on horse r; Strong
F/F+, centered, large flan with sm edge splits; medium brown patina; only sl roughness
on rev; portrait quite bold.
a F with bad corrosion bringing $1100, Rauch 4/94; F $6578, DNW
Starting bid $600
189 ANTONINUS PIUS, Den., COS IIII, Thunderbolt atop throne; VF-EF, a teensy bit
off-ctr, lgnds all there, good metal with lt tone, sharp features.
(A GVF realized $403, CNG 5/10.) Starting Bid $50
190 ANTONINUS PIUS, As, MVNIFICENTIA AVG COS IIII, Elephant stg r,
RIC862a; AEF/VF, centered, virtually full lgnds, brown-green patina, possibly
some smoothing/tooling? High grade for this RARE type!
(GVFs brought $1380, CNG 9/11 and $1960, Kunker 3/06.) Starting Bid $300
191 Sest, TR POT XXI COS IIII, Annona stg r, hldg rudder & modius, foot on prow;
Nice VF, centered (IIII off on rev, otherwise full lgnds), 2-toned tan-brown patina,
only insignificant surface quibbles mainly on rev, nice detailed portrait.
(Same variety, VF, brought $604, CNG eAuc 4/14.) Starting bid $175
192 ANTONINUS PIUS, Egypt Tet, Serapis std l, with Cerberus, LZ; VF, centered, nrly
full lgnd, sm edge splits, good ltly toned silver-grey surfaces; strong portrait. Quite
decent for these. (A VF realized $265, Lanz 11/07.) Starting bid $85
193 ANTONINUS PIUS, Egypt, Æ33 (Drachm), Ares adv r hldg spear & trophy; Yr 22;
F-VF, medium brown, lgnd wk, modest edge splits, nice strong portrait.
Ex Pars Coins as Choice VF. RARE rev type. Starting bid $75
194 FAUSTINA SR., Den, AETERNITAS Veiled stg l; VF-EF, nrly centered, full lgnds,
good metal with contrasting tone. (A VF+ brought $200, CGF 11/04.)
Starting Bid $50
195 MARCUS AURELIUS, Den, PM TRP XIX IMP II COS III, Mars stg r; EF, centered,
good metal with lt tone & luster hints, nice.
(Same variety, EF, brought $409, CGB 6/04.) Starting bid $120
196 FAUSTINA JR., Den., VESTA std l, VF+, well centered & struck, moderately
toned, only very minor surface delinquen-cies; nice bold coin. Ex Roma as plain
GVF. (Same variety, GVF, realized $190, Naumann 10/17.) Starting Bid $50
197 LUCILLA, Sest, IVNO, Juno std l, VF/F, sl squared flan, medium brown patina,
faintly grainy, portrait very nice with strong detail (A GVF brought $776, CNG 9/10.)
Start bid $150
Den, TEMP FELIC PM TRP
caduceus betw cornucopiae;
AEF/VF, centered, tops of some lgnds off, decent metal with medium tone, strong
portrait detail. Scarce rev type. (A GVF sold for $213, CNG 9/.) Start Bid $100
199 CLODIUS ALBINUS, Den, MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva stg l; Ex Spink as VF,
it is VF/F, somewhat off-ctr with lgnds off at rt, decent metal with lt tone, good
detailed portrait. (A F+/F realized $200, iNumis 10/10.) Starting bid $110
200 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, PM TRP XVIII COS III PP, Salus std l; Choice EF,
centered & quite well struck, good fault-free metal.
(Same variety, EF, brought $276, Roma 5/16.) Starting Bid $110
201 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Antiochia, Æ22, bust left/Mên stg r, VF, centered, obv
lgnd partly wk, full rev lgnd, dark greenish patina with nice orangy hilighting,
strong portrait detail.
(Same variety, VF with lt roughness, realized $186, CNG eAuc 8/08.) Starting Bid $30
202 JULIA DOMNA, Den, VESTA std l; Virtually Mint State, well centered, sl obv
lgnd crudeness, portrait & rev particularly well struck; lustery metal with hint of
tone. (A Near EF brought $310, Roma 3/18.) Starting Bid $120
203 JULIA DOMNA, Den, DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana stg l with torch; EF/VF, centered,
good strike, nice metal with lt tone. (An AEF sold for $395, NAC 11/07.)
Start Bid $70
204 JULIA DOMNA, Den., PIETAS PVBLICA, Pietas stg at altar; EF, obv well centered,
rev lgnd partly off at rt; faintly rough surfaces; portrait totally sharp.
(An EF brought $439, Gorny 3/16.) Starting bid $50
205 JULIA DOMNA, Sest., under Caracalla, IVNONEM, Juno stg l, peacock; VF/AVF,
well centered on a full thick flan with raised edge, lt brown patina, only
minimal roughness, a nice bold coin with well detailed portrait.
(A GVF realized $1955, Triton 1/06.) Starting Bid $180
206 JULIA DOMNA, Pisidia, Parlais, Æ22, Bust left/Mên stg r. hldg pine cone;
Ex Roma as Near EF, I grade VF+, nrly centered, sl grainy dark brown patina; well
detailed portrait. Scarce! (A VF brought $398, Savoca 7/21.) Starting Bid $65
207 CARACALLA, AS CAESAR, Den, SECVRITAS PERPETVA, Minerva stg l, Laodicea
mint, in NGC slab as AU, Strike 5/5, sur 3/5; it is virtually mint state, unusually
well centered & sharply struck for these, bright lustrous silver.
(Same variety, NGC Ch AU brought $1200, Heritage 2/22; compare one only GVF
sold for $365, Roma 10/15.) Starting Bid $225
208 CARACALLA, As Aug., Den, PM TRP XVII COS IIII PP, Jupiter stg l, with eagle;
Choice EF, obv well centered & quite sharply struck, rev nrly so; bright silver;
superbly detailed bearded portrait.
(Same var., GVF, realized $269, CNG 8/12; EF/VF $394, Peus 11/20.) Starting Bid $120
209 CARACALLA, Den., PONTIF TRP XII COS III, Concordia std l, EF, well centered
on sl ragged flan, bright silver with slightest hint of granularity, insignificant edge
cracks. Strong partially bearded portrait. Ex Harlan Berk as Mint State.
(Same variety, GVF, brought $269, CNG 8/13.) Start Bid $85
210 CARACALLA, Commagene, Zeugma, Tet., Bust r/Eagle facg, head r, Z-E, V betw
legs, Pr.812; VF, rev sl off-ctr, good silver w/minimal granularity. Scarce.
(A GVF realized $276, CNG 5/04.) Starting Bid $80
211 PLAUTILLA, Den, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus stg l with cupid & shield, EF, obv
well centered & struck, on ragged flan, rev sl off-ctr with sl crudeness; bright
lustrous silver; fully sharp portrait. (An EF sold for $864, Kunker 9/21.)
Starting Bid $90
212 GETA, As Aug, Den, PONTIF TRP II COS II, Genius stg at altar; Choice VF, a hair
off-ctr, full lgnds, good metal with lt tone, well-detailed bearded portrait.
(A VF brought $257, Peus 4/14.) Starting Bid $40
213 MACRINUS, Den., PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providentia stg l; in NGC slab as AU,
and surprise! — it's a choice coin, EF+, quite sharply struck, excellent metal with lt tone
& underlying luster. Superb portrait. (An EF realized $1283, Gorny 3/16.)
Starting Bid $275
214 MACRINUS, Den., Liberalitas stg, COPY, struck in silver (by Slavei?);
Ch. EF+ toned, excellent quality workmanship. Starting Bid $15
215 DIADUMENIAN, Den., PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Diadumenian stg w/3 standards;
Virtually Mint State, well centered, softly struck on rev figure, otherwise sharp, with
superb portrait detail; good metal with lt tone & luster.
(An EF with weak rev brought $1480, LHS 4/08.) Starting Bid $375
216 ELAGABALUS, Den., TEMPORVM FELICITAS, Felicitas stg l, Choice EF, sl off-ctr
but complete, very well struck with an exceptionally strong portrait; good metal with
lt tone. (An EF realized $306, CGB 10/06.) Starting Bid $120
217 JULIA MAESA, Den, PIETAS AVG, Pietas stg l; EF, sl ragged flan, rev sl off-ctr & a
bit crudely struck, portrait detail fully sharp. Bright silver.
(An EF brought $368, Hirsch 9/19.) Starting Bid $75
218 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PROVIDENTIA AVG, Annona stg w/modius;
EF, centered, good strike, detailed bearded portrait, ltly toned with luster.
(An EF brought $467, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $75
219 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., SPES PVBLICA, Spes stg l; Choice EF, virtually
mint state, well centered & sharply struck with an unusually good rev; well
detailed portrait; good bright silver. (An EF brought $368, CNG 5/11)
Start Bid $110
220 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., VICTORIA AVG, Vic stg l; EF, perfectly centered &
well struck, tiny die break at rev top. (A GVF realized $381 (yes!!) deGeus 11/19.)
Starting Bid $95
221 ORBIANA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia std l; ex Spink as "Fine," well
maybe so but they didn't mention a rather rough surface. A bargain basement
Orbiana. (Compare a F sold for $345, Berk 11/12.) Starting Bid $50
222 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, PIETAS AVGVSTAE, Pietas stg at altar; Choice EF,
well centered, portrait & Pietas both quite sharply detailed; good bright metal
with lt tone. (An EF brought $403, CNG eAuc 7/12.) Starting Bid $120
223 JULIA MAMAEA, Sest, VENERI FELICI, Venus stg r, hldg Cupid; AVF/F, centered,
sm edge splits, somewhat dullish brown patina, strong portrait detail.
(A VF sold for $326, CGB 6/11.) Starting Bid $50
224 MAXIMINUS I, Den, PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia stg l; EF/VF, well centered,
obv sharply struck, rev a mite soft; bright silver (A GVF brought $163, Noble 11/17)
Start Bid $55
225 MAXIMUS, Sest, PIETAS AVG, Jug etc, AEF/VF, well centered & struck, glossy
dark green patina, strong hair detail. Scarcer type, very nice.
(A GVF realized $1200, NAC 5/12.) Starting Bid $450
226 GORDIAN III, Ant, PAX AVGVSTI, Pax stg l; VF, rev off-ctr, brown patina with
hilighting, appears as if bronze. (A
VF brought $29 on $55 bid in my 11/07 sale.)
Starting Bid $15
227 GORDIAN III, Den, LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia stg l, Choice VF, well centered,
good bright silver. (A VF sold for $85, Agora 4/16.) Starting Bid $33
228 GORDIAN III, Den, IOVIS STATOR, Jupiter stg r; VF-EF, well centered on big
flan, good strike, nice metal with lt tone. (A VF brought $109, Savoca 5/21.)
Starting Bid $35
229 GORDIAN III, Sest, LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia stg l; VF/F-VF, sl squared flan, few
obv letters off, dark brown-green patina, minor roughness, excellent portrait with
sharp hair & laurel wreath. (A VF brought $370, CNG 7/08.) Start Bid $45
230 GORDIAN III, Caesarea, Drachm, Mount Argaeus, ET-Delta; EF, centered, part of
lgnd wkly struck ea side; portrait quite sharp; good metal with lt tone.
(Same variety, EF, brought $488, Gorny 3/19.) Starting Bid $100
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