117 Trajan, Akko-Ptolemais, Æ24, Bust r/Tyche std r, river god below, Rosenb 47; F-VF/AF,

dark greenish patina, much portrait detail, some lgnd wk/off. (A VF brought $224, CNG 9/21.)

Starting Bid $30

118 Hadrian, Caesarea Maritima, Æ14, Head r/lion walking r, snake above, F-VF/VF, sl off-ctr

on squareish flan, dark brown. Rare. (A VF sold for $212, Munz Zentrum 9/13.) Start Bid $40

119 Hadrian, Gaza, Æ22, Bust r/Tyche stg l, heifer, date GYP; F-VF, sl off-ctr, some lgnd wk,

decent dk brown patina. (Diff date, GF, porosity, brought $213, CNG 11/13.) Start Bid $75

120 Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus, Decapolis, Gadara, Æ29 busts face-to-face/Zeus in

temple, Spijk.46; AF/F, smooth dark green patina with strong hilighting, no obv lgnd. RARE.

(A rough F realized $470, CNG 6/10.) Starting Bid $50

121 Caracalla, Decapolis, Dium, Æ24x26, Bust r/flaming altar in temple, Rosenb 1, Spijk 1;

VG/F, brown patina with earthen hilighting, obv sl rough with scant lgnd, rev sl off-ctr, ex Agora

12/15 as AF/VF. RARE. (A VF [I grade F-VF] brought $810, Goldberg 2/16.) Starting Bid $40

122 Elagabalus, Syria, Laodicea ad Mare, Æ31, Bust r/Frontal quadriga bearing Stone of Emesa;

AVF, sl ragged flan, lt brown, sl coarse, sl crude, some lgnd wk, portrait strong, stone detail with eagle clear. EXTREMELY RARE. Ex Gemini 1/15 auction as VF+, realized $550+ buyer fee.

(A VF with pitting, "2nd one known," brought $1610, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $300

123 Philip II, Samaria, Neapolis, Æ27, Bust r/Serapis bust on eagle, Ros.78, VG/AF,

greenish-brown with earthen hilighting, sl coarse, scant lgnds, busts clear.

(An F-VF sold for $575, Gemini 1/10.) Starting Bid $25

(Note: The coins in this collection all came to me loose and unidentified. Many were a challenge to identify; this one in particular seemed hopeless, but I'm very proud of myself for having tracked it down.)

124 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 $100

125 Fatimid Egypt, Glass weight dirham, 7th-12th cent, 20 mm, Jewish star, translucent

amber color, as made condition. Ex CNG 3/17, realized $772. Starting Bid $250

126 British 1d Conder Token, Middx. D&H 227a, "Cabbage Society"/"PURIM 1796," 33 mm,

UNC, lustrous lt brown with red hints, choice. (An Unc brought $800, Davisson 4/20; GEF $766, Baldwin's 9/15.) Starting Bid $325

127 Medalet, 1730, 29 mm, German lgnds, "Oh you maidens, don't let a fox in to deceive you,"

fox by bush with entrance?/ woman in bed grabbing tail of escaping figure; bronze, VF.

Jewish connection? Was in this Judaic collection. Start Bid $8

128 Medal, 2nd Zionist Congress 1898, by Samuel Beer, Jewish sculptor, struck in Paris,

63 mm bronze; Jewish family being pointed to a new day/Quotation from Book of Ezekiel in

Hebrew. Friedenberg deems this "one of the most important Jewish medals ever." Choice EF,

problem free. RARE. (An example brought $1925, Hess-Divo 5/09.) Starting Bid $400

129 Medal, 1992, Expulsion of Jews from Spain, Columbus bust/4 figures; 57 mm bronze, by

Paul Vincze; Magnes Museum stamped on edge; as made. Starting Bid $10

130 Medal, Shabbetai Zvi, "False Messiah" 1626-76, Franklin Mint, .925 sil, 39 mm, 25.46 g;

PL BU. Starting Bid $20


131 Aes Grave, Uncia, c. 265 BC, Astragalos/Astragalos & pellet, Cr.21/6, Sy.36a; VF, greenish

brown patina, minor roughness, fully clear. (A GVF realized $2700, CNG 2/22.) Starting Bid $175

132 As, Spurius Afranius, 150 BC, Janus head/Prow, dolphin r, SAFRA above, Cr.206/2, Sy389;

F, sl off-ctr, a little crude, dark green-brown, Janus faces clear. Ex European auc as AVF.

(A Near VF brought $246, Roma 2/21.) Starting Bid $60

133 Quadrans, Q. Caecilius Metellus, 130 BC, Hercules hd r/ Prow, name above, Cr.256/4a,

Sy.510b; AVF/VF, minimally off-ctr, forest green patina. (A VF sold for $196, NAC 5/17.)

Starting bid $45

134 Den., C. Renius, Cr.231/1, Sy432, Roma hd r/Juno Caprotina in biga of goats, Choice EF,

well centered with rev fully complete (quite rare for this), good metal with lt tone.

(An EF realized $1016, NAC 5/18.) Starting bid $250

135 M. Opeimius, Den, Cr.254/1, Sy475, Roma hd r/Apollo in biga r; F+/F, centered, good

metal, minor crudeness. (A F brought $71 on $82.50 bid in my 2/20 sale.) Start bid $40

136 Q. Fabius Labeo, Den, Cr. 273/1, Sy.532; Roma head r/ Jupiter in quadriga r, prow; Choice VF,

nrly centered, well struck, good metal with mellow tone. Ex my collection bought 1986.

(A VF sold for $207, CNG eAuc 3/12.) Starting bid $100

137 Mancinus, Pulcher & Urbinus, Den, 104 BC, Cr.299/1b, Sy.570a, Roma head r/Victory in

triga r; VF, centered, bright metal, decent. (A VF sold for $275, Berk 7/11.) Start bid $90

138 D. Junius Silanus, 91 BC, Den., Cr.337/3, Sy.646, Roma head r/Victory in biga r; Choice

EF, virtually mint state with bright luster, nrly centered, better struck than usual for this.

(An EF brought $1440, CNG 9/18.) Starting bid $220

139 M. Cato (the Elder), 89 BC, Quinarius, Cr.343/2b, Liber hd r/Victory std r, F+/F, obv centered

sl low, good metal, lt tone. (A F brought $85 on $140 bid in my 9/11 sale.) Start Bid $40

140 Cn. Lentulus, 76-75 BC, Den, Cr.393/1b, Sy752a, Genius head r/Globe, rudder, etc; F, a

hair off-ctr, sl crudeness, hint of porosity. Very rare in this budget grade! Starting Bid $40

141 L. Marcius Philippus, 56 BC, Den, Cr.425/1, Sy.919; Ancus Marcius hd r/Equestrian statue;

F+, sl off-ctr, some sl scrs & flan flaws, ltly toned. Starting bid $35

142 A. Plautius, Den, Cr.4314/1, Sy.932 (R3), Cybele hd r/Guy with camel, IVDAEVS etc;

AVF/F-VF, minimally off-ctr, ltly toned. (A GVF with few scrs brought $764, CNG 9/13.)

Start bid $75

143 IMPERATORIAL. BRUTUS, Den, As moneyer 54 BC, Cr.433/1, Libertas hd r/Brutus

w/3 figures; VF-EF, obv nrly centered, rev sl off-ctr with some wkness at lower left; excellent

metal with nice mellow tone & luster hints. (A GVF realized $1955, CNG 5/12.)

Starting bid $350

144 POMPEY, Den., Bust r betw jug & lituus/PRAEF etc, Neptune & Catanaean brothers;

VF/VG, obv nice with most of lgnd, strong portrait detail, sl scrs; rev wk & mushy with sl scrs.

(A F/VG+ brought $480 on $550 bid, FSR 9/01.) Start Bid $300


145 AUGUSTUS, Den., P. Petronius Turpilianus, Feronia bust r/ Parthian kneeling with standard,

RIC 288; AF, rev off-ctr, asstd sl surface faults. Ex European auction as F+

(A VF sold for $975, Berk 11/21.) Starting Bid $85

146 AUGUSTUS & RHOEMETALKES, Thrace, Æ19, bust r/bust r, AEF/VF-EF, a tiny bit off-ctr,

lgnds nrly complete, olive green patina, both portraits with great hair detail.

(A GVF realized $293, CNG 5/08.) Starting Bid $100

147 AGRIPPA, As, SC, Neptune stg l; Choice EF, well centered & struck, good glossy dark

green patina with only slightest surface disturbances; excellent detailed portrait.

(A GVF brought $4540, Kunker 11/13.) Starting Bid $500

148 GERMANICUS & DRUSUS, Sardes, Æ16, bust r/bust r, AVF/VF, obv somewhat off-ctr,

rev well centered, dark patina with minor surface quibbles. Strong portraits. Ex Naville as GVF.

(A VF brought $233, Naumann 7/14.) Starting Bid $80

149 CALIGULA, Sest, Pietas std l./Ruler & pa;s sacrificing before temple; F-VF, obv sl off-ctr,

dark brown patina, minor traces of porosity, maybe some smoothing? Features quite bold.

(A F-VF with much roughness realized $884, Heidelberger 11/17.) Starting Bid $400

150 CLAUDIUS, Sest, SPES AVGVSTA, Spes stg l, VF+/F-VF, rev sl off-ctr, dark green patina,

sl surface imperfections on obv, portrait strongly detailed & of good style. Nrly full obv lgnd.

(An AVF brought $2128, NAC 5/14.) Start bid $425

151 CLAUDIUS, As, Restitution by Titus, Bust right/IMP T VEST AVG REST, Minerva adv r;

F+/F, full obv lgnd, rev sl off-ctr, dark brown patina, faintest coarseness. Far rarer than the

original type. Starting bid $60

152 NERO, Egypt Tet, Bust r/Roma bust r, overall F, most of lgnds wk/off, silver color, obv sl

rough, Nero bust has strong hair detail, rev head nice. Starting Bid $25

153 NERO & Agrippina, Den, COPY by Slavei, Busts face-to-face/Lgnd & wreath, struck in

silver, Choice EF, ltly toned, beautiful workmanship. Starting bid $15

154 GALBA, Egypt Tet, Bust r, LA/Roma bust r, F/VG, partial obv lgnd, no rev lgnd, silver color,

lt porosity, decent portrait with some detail. Ex Roma as GF.

(A F (diff year) brought $173, CNG eAuc 12/15.) Starting bid $45

155 VESPASIAN, Den, PONTIF MAXIM, Ruler std r; Choice VF, well struck, full lgnds, excellent

metal quality with evident luster & lt tone, nice strong portrait.

(A GVF sold for $414, CNG 5/08.) Starting Bid $65


horses r (Tarraco?); VG/AF, medium brown patina, obv lgnd wk or gone. Rare! Start bid $20

157 TITUS, Egypt Tet, Homonoia std l, Datt.423; VF/F-VF, sl off-ctr, good metal with lt tone,

well-detailed portrait. (A GVF with sl porosity brought $1920, Triton 1/18.) Start bid $100

158 DOMITIAN, Sest, IOVI VICTORI, Jupiter std l; Choice AEF/VF, obv a touch off-ctr but

lgnd complete, greenish-brown patina, subtle smoothing, superb detailed portrait; rev well

centered, olive green patina. Excellent quality. (A GVF realized $4500, NAC 3/10.)

Starting Bid $800

159 DOMITIAN, Cilicia, Flaviopolis, Æ16, Veiled Kronos head r; VF, obv lgnd wk/gone at rt,

dark green patina with some earthen hilights. Both heads have strong detail.

(A VF sold for $107, Savoca 9/17.) Starting Bid $30

160 DOMITIA, Lydia, Silandus, Æ16, Mên stg l; F-VF/F, hilighted dark green patina, complete

lgnds, strong portrait. (A Near VF brought $134, CNG eAuc 8/08.) Starting Bid $50

161 ANONYMOUS, Quadrans, Mars bust r/Cuirass, VF-EF centered on large flan, dk green patina,

well detailed, very nice for this. (A VF sold for $445, Kunker 9/05.) Start bid $75

162 TRAJAN, Den., PM TRP COS IIII PP, Victory stg l; Choice EF, a hair off-ctr, full lgnds, well

struck, good bright metal, portrait detail jumps out at you.

(Same variety, AEF, brought $320, Leu 5/21.) Starting Bid $175

163 HADRIAN, Quadrans (or Semis), Bust r/COS III, Eagle betw standards; VF+/AVF, obv a touch

off-ctr, dark patina with earthen hilighting obv, portrait quite sharply detailed.

(A F sold for $250, Berk 5/06; VF $442, Gorny 3/10.) Starting bid $55

164 HADRIAN, As, SC in wreath; F+, well centered, brown patina, minor porosity, bold

features. Scarce. (A VF realized $505, Peus 11/16.) Starting bid $25

165 HADRIAN, Egypt Tet, Serapis std l, with Cerberus, LI5; VF, fully silver color, well-detailed

portrait of fine style. (A GVF brought $443, Gorny 3/11.) Starting bid $100

166 SABINA, As, bust r, high elaborate hairdo/SC, Vesta std l; AEF/VF+, centered, full tho

weakish lgnd, brown patina with some porosity that's been smoothed, noticeably on rev;

excellent portrait detail. Rare. (A VF with rev "heavily corroded" realized $463, NAC 10/09.)

Starting bid $285

167 ANTONINUS PIUS, Den., COS IIII, Annona stg l, modius & prow, RIC204; AEF, sl ragged flan,

full lgnds, decent metal with lt tone, well struck, fine style portrait.

(Same variety, VF+, brought $292, CGB 6/04.) Starting Bid $60

168 ANTONINUS PIUS, As, FORTVNA OBSEQVENS, Fortuna stg l, COS IIII in exergue; AVF,

obv off-ctr, rev well centered, medium brown patina. RARE type! I found only one auction

appearance (unsold). Starting Bid $45

169 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

170 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 $80

171 ANTONINUS PIUS, POSTHUMOUS, Ant, Radiate bust/ CONSECRATIO, altar; VF+/F, centered,

sm edge irregularity, rev strike rather mushy as typical; decent metal, lt tone.

(A VF, sl rough, brought $240, Rauch 9/05.) Starting Bid $65

172 FAUSTINA JR., Den., IVNO, Juno stg l, peacock; EF/VF, sl off-ctr, bright lusterlike metal,

rev softly struck, portrait sharp. (A VF sold for $153, CNG eAuc 4/22.) Starting Bid $65

173 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 $160

174 CRISPINA, As, IVNO LVCINA, Juno stg l, Choice VF, well centered, full lgnds, glossy dark

greenish patina, lovely portrait with strong hair detail. Rare this good.

(A VF realized $1150, Maison Palombo 5/06.) Starting Bid $145

175 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, VICT PART MAX, Victory adv l; EF, centered on full flan, well

struck, good bright silver. (EFs brought $414, CNG 5/12, $468, Gorny 10/14.) Start Bid $100

176 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Bithynia, Nicaea, Æ16, Minerva stg l, VF, a hair off-ctr, deep green

patina, strong details. Rare?? No sale record found. Starting Bid $15

177 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 $130

178 JULIA DOMNA, Den, MAT AVGG MAT SEN MPATR, Julia stg l; Choice EF, well centered,

bright lustrous silver. Scarce type. (An EF/AEF brought $630, Kunker 3/20.) Start Bid $110

179 JULIA DOMNA, Ant, VENVS GENETRIX, Venus std l; Choice VF-EF, well centered on large

flan, good metal with lt tone, quite sharp portrait detail.

(A VF brought $241 in my 5/98 sale; EF-/VF+ $775, Aureo & Calico 2/12) Start bid $100

180 JULIA DOMNA, Sest., MAT AVGG MAT SEN MPATR, Julia std l; AVF, centered with full

lgnds, greenish-tan patina, only insignificant surface cavils. Scarce type!

(Compare a F-minus bringing $240, Munz Zentrum 1/18; VF with sl roughness & smoothing

$633, CNG 9/05.) Starting Bid $190

181 JULIA DOMNA, Antiochia, Æ22, Tyche stg l; VF, center-ed, full lgnds, dark patina with

pale earthen hilighting; good portrait detail.

(A VF realized $263, CNG 1/09. Admittedly a high price, but someone thought worth it.)

Starting Bid $35

182 CARACALLA, AS CAESAR, Den, SEVERI AVG PII FIL, Jug, lituus, etc, AEF/VF, centered with

full lgnds (quite unusual for these), decent metal with lt tone.

(A GVF with partial lgnds sold for $140, Berk 10/04.) Starting Bid $40

183 CARACALLA, Den, PM TRP XVIIII COS IIII PP, Sol stg l; RIC281b; Choice EF, well centered

& sharply struck on a full flan; nicely toned; virtually invisible flan flaw in rev field that I must

be nuts to mention. (An EF realized $547, Peus 11/16.) Starting Bid $120

184 CARACALLA, Sest, PONTIF TRP XIII COS III, Mars adv l, with trophy; F+/F, well centered,

virtually full lgnds, dark brown with brassy color on high parts. Much portrait detail.

(A Near VF brought $812, CNG eAuc 2/10.) Starting Bid $110

185 PLAUTILLA, Den, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus stg l with cupid & shield, wolf & twins on

shield, scarcer variety; AEF/VF, centered on sl ragged flan, good metal, detailed portrait.

(A Near EF brought $1298, CNG eAuc. 4/20.) Starting Bid $85

186 GETA, As Caesar, Den, FELICITAS PVBLICA, Felicitas stg l; EF, a smidgen off-ctr on full

flan, complete lgnds, good strike, bright silver.

(An EF with sl wkness sold for $302, Gorny 4/21.) Starting Bid $80

187 MACRINUS & DIADUMENIAN, Heraklea Salbake, Medallion, Æ40, Busts face-to-face/

Female crowning Ruler; F+/AF, somewhat uneven tan-brown, portaits & most of obv lgnds clear,

rev has rough encrusted area at upper right. Very rare, no sale record found.

Ex Economopoulos $750. Starting Bid $160

188 ELAGABALUS, Den., PM TRP IIII COS III PP, Providentia stg l, VF+, minimally off-ctr,

full lgnds, decent metal with lt tone. Strong detailed portrait.

(A GVF brought $161, CNG eAuc 5/15.) Starting Bid $40

189 JULIA MAESA, Den, PIETAS AVG, Pietas stg l; Choice Virtually Mint State, a trifle off-ctr on

large flan, full lgnds, quite well struck with no wkness, every hair crisp on portrait; excellent

metal quality with luster & lt tone. (A GEF realized $439, NAC 12/16.) Starting Bid $160

190 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, ANNONA AVG, Annona stg r, Choice EF, well centered &

sharply struck, crisp portrait with dapper beard, excellent metal with lt tone.

(An EF/AEF brought $333, Lanz 6/11.) Starting Bid $120

191 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., PM TRP XIIII COS III PP, Sol adv l, RIC 125 var (draped bust,

no cuirass); EF, perfectly centered, bright, faintly frosty, lusterlike metal.

CNG has called this "very rare last issue of reign."

(An EF, same variety, brought $476, CNG eAuc 9/11.) Starting Bid $95

192 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., VIRTVS AVG, Ruler stg l; AEF/VF+, nrly centered, tiny edge

split, surface just a tiny bit squirrely, not bad; sharp bearded portrait.

(A Ch. VF realized $95, Tauler & Fau 2/22.) Starting Bid $35

193 ORBIANA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia std l; VF-EF for wear but some surface

roughness; centered, ragged edge, flan crack up through neck. Strong hair detail.

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

194 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, VESTA stg l, Nice EF, centered, full lgnds, good strike, pleasant metal

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

195 MAXIMINUS I, Sest, SALVS AVGVSTI, Salus std l; VF, well centered, dark green patina,

ltly coarse, good big-chin portrait. (A VF realized $700, Peus 11/08!) Starting Bid $65

196 MAXIMUS, As, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Max & 2 standards; AVF/F-VF, centered, full

lgnds, greenish-brown patina, a pleasant bold coin; far scarcer than the sestertii or denarii.

Starting Bid $85

197 GORDIAN III, Ant, PROVID AVG, Providentia stg l; Choice VF, well centered on large flan,

good strike, excellent metal with luster & lt tone.

(A VF+ brought $52 on $70 bid in my 2/16 sale.) Starting Bid $20

198 GORDIAN III, Ant, LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia stg l, VF, centered on quite large flan, decent

metal, minor lgnd crudeness. (A GVF sold for $124, Roma 9/16.) Start Bid $18

199 GORDIAN III, Caesarea, Æ22, 6 grain ears in basket; VF, centered, full lgnds, dark brown

patina, a little rough, strong laurel wreath on portrait. (A VF brought $150, M&M 9/95.)

Starting Bid $25

200 GORDIAN III, Antiochia, Æ35, Ruler sacrificing beside 3 standards; F-VF/F, centered, full

obv lgnd, minimally rough dark green patina with bold earthen hilighting. Nice looking.

(A VF brought $350, Pegasi 5/12.) Starting Bid $50

201 GORDIAN & TRANQUILLINA, Tomis, Æ27, busts face-to-face/Asklepios stg l; F-VF/VF,

centered, most of lgnds present, 2-toned olive-brown patina. Scarce rev type.

(A Near VF brought $227, Naumann 2/19.) Starting Bid $35

202 PHILIP I, Ant, VIRTVS EXERCITVS, Virtus stg r, Antioch mint, part of the scarce Persian

victory issue with obv lgnd ending PM; VF+/VF, well centered on large flan, good metal & strike

for this. (A VF realized $191, Peus 11/16.) Start Bid $40

202A PHILIP I, As, AETERNITAS AVGG, Elephant & rider l.; EF/VF, centered on smallish flan,

obv lgnd crowded but complete, glossy dark greenish patina, portrait fully sharp, on rev the rider

is obscured. Rare!! (A VF with lt smoothing brought $414, CNG eAuc 7/15.) Starting Bid $110

203 PHILIP I, Antioch Tet, Radiate bust r/Eagle stg r, ANTIOXIA SC below; Choice EF/VF+, obv

well centered & sharply struck, great lustrous silver, totally sharp portrait; rev sl off-ctr but full

lgnd, ltly toned. (Same variety VF-EF brought $377, Gorny 3/12; "Tres Bel" $643, Tradart 12/14.)

Start Bid $130

204 PHILIP I, Nisibis, Æ25, radiate bust l./Tyche, ram above, river god below, all in temple;

VF, sl off-ctr, medium brown patina with touches of green. (A VF brought $164, Roma 4/20.)

Start Bid $30

205 PHILIP II, As Aug., Sest, LIBERALITAS AVGG III, Philip I & II std l.; VF, centered, full lgnds,

tiny edge splits, greenish-brown patina, minimal roughness.

(My card file says a VF sold for $390, Astarte 11/04.) Starting Bid $75

206 TRAJAN DECIUS, Antioch, Tet, Eagle stg left on branch, SC; EF, centered, full lgnds, quite

brightly lustrous silver, sl surface imperfections mainly on rev.

(A VF+ brought $495, iNumis 10/09.) Starting Bid $80

207 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Antioch Tet, Eagle stg l, SC below; EF/VF+, centered, full lgnds,

obv particularly well struck with superb detailed portrait; nice lt tone.

(An AEF brought $506 on $550 bid in my 11/13 sale.) Start Bid $140

208 VOLUSIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concord std l; Choice EF/VF, well centered & struck,

lovely smooth dark green surfaces with paler green hilighting. Unusually attractive quality.

(Some maniac paid $459 for a VF with lt porosity, CNG eAuc 3/08.) Starting Bid $60

209 VALERIAN I, Seleukia ad Kalykadnos, Æ30x33, Confronted busts of Apollo & Artemis-Tyche;

AF, unround flan, rev sl off-ctr, lt brown patina with mucky surfaces.

(A GF realized $151, CNG eAuc 10/08.) Starting Bid $15

210 GALLIENUS, Ant, FELICIT PVBL, Felicitas std l, T; Choice Mint State, centered on large flan,

quite well struck, highly lustrous silvering with lt tone. Edge split.

(Same var., Near Mint, brought $163, Roma 6/20.) Starting Bid $65

211 GALLIENUS, Ant, LIBERT AVG, Libertas stg l, S; EF, well centered, small wkly struck area

at edge each side; good medium brown surfaces. Sharp portrait.

(A GVF realized $65, Naumann 11/21.) Starting Bid $20

212 GALLIENUS, Ant, SOLI INVICTO, Sol stg l, PXV; Choice EF+, perfectly centered on round

flan, pretty good strike; quite lustrous silvered surfaces with tone.

(An EF sold for $189, Gorny 3/11.) Starting Bid $55

213 SALONINA, Ant, DEAE SEGETIAE, Segetia in temple; Choice VF, well centered on oval flan,

good silvery-brown toned surfaces, rev only sl crude, really nice for this scarce type.

(A VF sold for $336, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $60

214 SALONINA, Egypt Tet., Eagle stg l, head r, palm left, LIG; VF, centered, lgnd complete

tho somewhat crude, good medium brown surfaces, portrait well detailed.

(Same variety, GVF, brought $168, CNG eAuc 3/08. Would I pay that? No! But somebody did.)

Starting Bid $40

215 VALERIAN II, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Val crowning trophy; AEF/VF, well centered &

struck, full lgnds, silver-grey tone, nice sharp portrait of good style.

(A VF-EF realized $290, Gorny 10/07.) Starting Bid $70

216 QUIETUS, Ant, AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas stg l; AEF/VF, sl off-ctr but unusually large flan,

full lgnds (partly wk on rev), good silvery-brown surfaces; portrait nicely detailed.

(A VF brought $1000 (yes), Gorny 3/08.) Start Bid $220

217 POSTUMUS, Ant, MONETA AVG, Moneta stg l, Choice EF, well centered & struck, good

silver-grey tone, sharp portrait & rev. (An EF realized $245, Kunker 9/21. ) Start Bid $80

218 POSTUMUS, Ant, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, Choice VF+, centered, good strike, lustrous silvered

surfaces with lt tone. (A GVF brought $112, CNG eAuc 4/11.) Starting Bid $40

219 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, bust left/SALVS AVG, Apollo stg l, with lyre; Choice VF, perfectly

centered, well struck, dark greenish patina with strong earthen hilighting. Not in RIC (but

in "RIC online" 1051), rare! (A GVF brought $73, CNG eAuc 10/17.) Starting Bid $25

220 QUINTILLUS, Ant, FIDES MILITVM, Fides stg l, small flan with most of lgnds off, otherwise

AEF with sharp portrait, darkish silvery-brown tone. (A VF/F sold for $125, Berk 7/03.)

Starting Bid $25

221 AURELIAN, Denarius, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv l, captive; VF, nrly centered, full lgnds,

darkish brown. Scarce. (A VF brought $387, Kunker 3/09.) Starting Bid $40

222 AURELIAN & VABALATHUS, Egypt Tet, Vab's bust r/ Aurelian bust r, F-VF for wear but

rather rough brown patina; rev sl off-ctr on oval flan; lgnds wk.

(FWIW a VF realized $676, Emporium Hamburg 11/12.) Starting Bid $12

223 SEVERINA, Denarius, VENVS FELIX, Venus stg l, Delta below; EF, sl off-ctr but nothing

lost, brown surfaces with some patchy silvering; very sharp portrait detail.

(A VF-EF brought $295, Rauch 9/11.) Starting Bid $145

224 TETRICUS II, Ant., SPES AVGG, Spes adv l; EF, centered on full flan, lgnds complete!

Rev in particularly exceptionally well struck for this. Good dark brown surfaces.

(An EF brought $575, CNG 5/10; and if you think that was high, how about $651 for a VF+,

Aureo & Calico 2/12?) Starting Bid $60

225 PROBUS, Ant, Cuirassed bust rt/ADVENTVS AVG, Ruler on horse l, captive, R-thunderbolt-Z;

EF, virtually mint state, centered on a large oval flan, well struck; fully silvered with only very

slight surface foibles. Note Medusa head on cuirass. (Same variety, EF, realized $223, Gorny 10/12.) Starting Bid $60

226 NUMERIAN, As Aug, Ant, VIRTVS AVGG, Ruler & Jupiter stg; VF, silvered with murky grainy

grey-green tone. (An AVF brought $41 on $45 bid in my 1/10 sale.) Starting Bid $15

227 CARINUS, As Aug, Ant, AEQVITAS AVG, Aequitas stg l; EF, centered on large flan, silvered

with sl tone on obv, rev has touches of porosity & some uneven tone. Totally sharp portrait detail.

(An AEF sold for $208, Peus 4/17.) Start Bid $60

228 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Jupiter gives Victory to Ruler, B/XXI; Choice EF,

perfectly centered & sharply struck, glowing dark brown surfaces, problem-free, ridiculously nice.

Very scarce type too. (An EF brought $150, Rauch 11/07.) Starting Bid $60

229 DIOCLETIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, S-F/IITR, RIC 505, EF, centered,

well struck, brown patina, slightest traces of roughness; sharp portrait & rev figure, including his

cute little thingie. Scarce mintmark. (Same variety, EF, brought $438, Hirsch 2/22.)

Starting Bid $70

230 DIOCLETIAN, Post-Abdication, 1/2 Follis, Mantled bust r/PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providentia

& Quies stg, ALE; AEF/VF+, obv a hair off-ctr, medium brown patina, good detail. Ex Roma as EF.

Much scarcer than the full folles. (Same variety, VF, brought $126 in my 12/21 sale.) Starting Bid $75

Bidding early will help save our democracy.

231 MAXIMIAN, Egypt Tet, LZ, Nike adv r, G below; EF/AEF, sl off-ctr, full lgnd, greenish-

brown patina. With 19th cent German cloth env. Ex my 10/18 sale bringing $46 on $52 bid.

(A VF of the type sold for $90, Peus 4/13.) Start Bid $30

232 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 brought $330 on $444 bid, FSR 9/95.) Starting Bid $210

233 ALLECTUS, Ant, PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia stg l, S-P/C; Choice VF, perfectly centered

& well struck on a big round flan; dark brown patina, only faintest graininess. Bold & nice.

(Same variety, VF, rev smoothed, brought $482, CNG eAuc 7/08.) Starting Bid $160