SALE 116 PART 2
114 AUGUSTUS, Den., Laur head r/Caius & Lucius stg with shields, simpulum & lituus above,
lgnds around; AEF/VF, obv centered with complete lgnd; rev sl off-ctr with tops of some lettering
off; ltly toned with niggling surface imperfections mainly on rev; well-detailed portrait.
(A GVF with lt porosity brought $1175, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $230
115 AUGUSTUS, Macedon, Philippi, Æ19, VIC AVG, Victory stg l/COHOR PRAE PHIL,
3 standards; Strong VF, nrly centered, dark greenish patina, quite decent for this. A useful
visualization tip is that Æ19 is exactly the size of a penny. Then again, who handles pennies
any more? (A VF brought $96 on $150 bid in my 9/11 sale; Ch. VF $231, Coin Galleries 7/97.)
Starting Bid $45
116 LIVIA, Dup., PIETAS, Her head r (some think it's Livilla)/ SC in lgnd; AVF/G, well
centered, sl uneven brown patina, obv has minor porosity, portrait with considerable hair
detail, conceivably some tooling (PIETAS strengthened); rev more rough with outer
lgnd gone, SC clear. (An AF, pitted, brought $179, Agora 6/15.) Start Bid $20
117 TIBERIUS, Den, Rev Ruler in quadriga, COPY, by Slavei, struck in silver, Choice EF+, ltly
toned, outstanding quality workmanship. Starting Bid $15
118 TIBERIUS, c/mks TI CÆ and AVG in separate rectangular indents, very clear; another on rev
but it's indistinct; of the host coin nothing shows. Nearly smooth brown surfaces. Starting Bid $20
119 AGRIPPINA SENIOR, Sest, Bust r./SC in lgnd, RIC 102; AEF, sl off-ctr but with practically
full lgnds, just tops of few obv letters off; dark green patina, some non-obvious smoothing;
quite strong portrait detail (original, no sign of tooling under magnification).
(A GVF with rough areas brought $5750, Triton 1/13.) Starting Bid $1400
120 CLAUDIUS, Sest, EX SC OB CIVES SERVATOS in wreath, VF-EF, a touch off-ctr, small part of
obv lgnd wk/partly off, rev fully sharp, as is the detail on the portrait of good Roman style.
Dark greenish-brown patina, nice surfaces. They're not making coins like this any more.
(A GVF realized $8625, CNG 9/07.) Starting bid $800
121 ANTONIA, Dup, Her head r/TI CLAVDIVS etc, Claudius stg l; F/AF, lgnds partly crowded
&/or weak, two-toned tan-brown, only faint porosity; portrait fully bold; looks like sl "off"
provincial style. (A F with lt corr brought $355, Kunker 9/09.) Starting Bid $50
122 NERO, As, Laur head rt/SC, Victory flying left hldg shield inscr SPQR; VF, nrly centered,
medium brown patina, lt porosity & roughness mainly on lower obv, part of lgnd wk, clear
laurel wreath on portrait. (An AVF/F brought $154 on $175 bid in my 8/16 sale.) Starting Bid $100
123 NERO, Den, IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter std l; F/VG, good metal, problem free apart from
smooth "honest" wear; tops of some obv lettering worn, rev lgnd wk, portrait quite bold.
(A F sold for $250, Berk 9/05.) Starting Bid $60
124 GALBA, Sest, SC, Victory stg l hldg wreath & palm RIC357; VF/AVF, centered, lgnd complete
tho much is wk; darkish brown patina, very sl roughness. Good strong portrait with bold laurel
wreath. Rev figure in unusually artistic style. Rarer variety, usually she holds Palladium, not wreath.
(A VF of the type sold for $3105, CNG 9/10.) Starting bid $500
125 VITELLIUS, Paduan Sest, rev Libertas stg l, later cast of Cavino original, Klawans 3;
F/G-VG, smooth two-toned tan-brown surfaces, obv lgnd partly wk, rev lgnd virtually gone.
Portrait bold. Tiny attempted hole at obv top. Start Bid $20
126 VESPASIAN, As (small module, Syrian), bust l./SC in wreath; F-VF, olive brown patina,
lt roughness, obv lgnd mostly wk, portrait good with clear laurel wreath. Rare.
(A VF sold for $644, CNG 5/08.) Starting Bid $20
127 VESPASIAN, Antioch Tet, Eagle stg l on club, branch left, Year Delta, Pr.116; F+, centered,
minor wkness at obv left edge, decent silver with darkish tone, portrait quite bold. Ex Agora as AVF.
(A GVF, this exact variety, brought $1800, Triton 1/19.) Starting Bid $50
128 DOMITIAN, Sest, IOVI VICTORI, Jupiter std l, Choice VF+, centered, full lgnds, darkish
brownish green patina, good surfaces, possibly subtly smoothed in fields; excellent portrait with
strong hair & laurel wreath detail. (A VF realized $4000, NAC 2/92.) Starting Bid $400
129 DOMITIA, Eumeneia, Æ20, bust r/Cybele std l, naming Claudia Terentulla, RPC 1388;
F+/AF, centered, dark brown patina, obv sl grainy with lgnd partly wk, good bold portrait;
rev moderately rough with lgnd wk. (A VF brought $259, Gorny 10/07.) Starting Bid $65
130 NERVA, Den, IMP II COS IIII PP, Fortuna stg l; AEF/VF, a hair off-ctr but full lgnds, good
metal with medium purplish-grey toning. Well detailed portrait (of course). Scarcer with this rev
lgnd. Ex my collection, realized $200 in my 12/20 sale but winner never paid for it.
(Same variety, NGC "Choice VF" brought $630, Heritage 8/20.) Starting Bid $175
131 TRAJAN, Dup., TR POT COS IIII PP, Abundantia std l, on curule chair; AEF, nrly centered,
almost complete lgnds, medium brown patina, minor roughness, strong detail on portrait & rev
figure. (Far more detail than on a VF, same var., bringing $353, Peus 11/10.) Starting Bid $100
132 HADRIAN, Egypt Tet., Alexandria giving corn ears to Ruler, LIE; Choice VF/VF-EF, centered,
full lgnd (tiny letters obv), silver-grey with lt toning, nice strong portrait of fine style seen from
rear. Very pleasing example. (A GVF sold for $400, Berk 3/10.) Starting Bid $125
133 SABINA, Den, CONCORDIA AVG, Concord std l; Choice VF, well centered & struck, dark tone
in fields, strong portrait with detail. (A VF sold for $465, Lanz 5/07.) Starting bid $90
134 ANTONINUS PIUS, Sest, IMPERATOR II, Victory stg r with trophy; VF, nrly centered,
lgnds complete, medium tan-brown patina, good surfaces, nicely detailed portrait. Ex my collection.
(A GVF, same var., brought $2300, CNG eAuc 2/16.) Starting Bid $175
135 ANTONINUS PIUS, As, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, setting fire to arms, F, centered, rev crowded/wk
at left edge, warm 2-toned brown patina, good bold portrait. Actually rare rev type. Starting Bid $15
136 ANTONINUS PIUS, Egypt Æ33 Drachm, Bust r/Nilus recl l., crocodile below, LENATOV IC,
the last letters = 16 cubits; Choice VF, centered with full clear obv lgnd (rare thus!), olive-brown
patina, a mite dull with minor issues mainly on rev. Quite good for these.
(A VF with minor roughness brought $480, CNG 9/20.) Starting Bid $200
137 ANTONINUS PIUS, Egypt Tet, Bare head r/Eirene stg l, L TPITOV; Choice VF+/AEF, obv
nrly centered, part of lgnd crowded, rev sl off-ctr but complete; silver-grey, ltly toned. Excellent
detail. (Same year, Ch VF, realized $312, Heritage 1/21.) Starting Bid $110
138 FAUSTINA SR., Den, AVGVSTA, Ceres stg l; Nice F+, sl lgnd crowding, excellent metal with
lt tone. In an old 2x2 from Augusta Szego — who was at my wedding — and whose name, oddly enough, is on the coin. (An FDC brought $3680, Gemini 1/06.) Starting Bid $20
139 MARCUS AURELIUS, Den,, PROV DEOR TRP XVI COS III, Providentia stg l; VF-EF, centered,
good strike, nice metal with old toning. (Same variety, GVF brought $246, CNG eAuc 2/14.)
Starting Bid $50
140 MARCUS AURELIUS, Posthumous As, CONSECRATIO, Eagle rt on globe; VG, lgnds wk,
glossy dark green patina, minor surface imperfections. I wouldn't ordinarily list a coin in this grade
but this seems surprisingly Rare. Starting Bid $10
141 FAUSTINA JR., Den., FECVNDITAS stg r, hldg baby; AEF, centered, minor lgnd crudeness,
portrait quite nice with wavy hair curl detail; good metal with rich old toning.
(A VF+ sold for $285, CGF 4/07; EF $2028, Gorny 10/14.) Starting Bid $70
142 FAUSTINA JR., Ankyra, Æ19, Cultus statue of Artemis of Ephesos, F-VF, obv sl off-ctr, dark,
& moderately rough, lgnd wk; rev centered & bold, with only minor graininess.
(A VF brought $201, Peus 4/11.) Starting Bid $18
143 LUCIUS VERUS, Sest, TRP IIII IMP II COS II, Mars stg r, RIC 1383; VF+/F+, modest edge
split, deep green patina, sl roughness on obv, more on rev; lgnds partly wk; portrait quite good
with strong curly hair & beard detail. (Same var, VF, brought $690, CNG 5/13, the only other
example besides mine on acsearch.) Starting Bid $135
144 LUCILLA, Den., CONCORDIA std l, RIC 767; EF/VF-EF, centered, few obv letters crowded,
good metal with deep old toning, portrait nicely detailed.
(A VF+ brought $320, CGF 6/04; EF $1400, Tradart 12/91.) Starting Bid $130
145 COMMODUS, Den, TRP VIII IMP VI COS IIII PP, Victory writing on shield; EF, centered,
complete lgnds, tiny edge splits, well struck for Commodus with only sl rev crudeness, portrait
fully sharp. Good metal with lt tone. Ex CGB "Web shop" reported as sold for $255.
(A GVF brought $214, VAuctions 12/08.) Starting Bid $130
146 PESCENNIUS NIGER, Den, VICTORIAE, Victory writing on shield, COPY, by Slavei, struck in
silver, Choice EF+, ltly toned, superbly detailed workmanship.
(Note, correct pronunciation is "NIH-gur," but never say it aloud.) Starting Bid $15
147 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Nikopolis, Æ17, Hercules stg r with club set on rock; VF-EF, full
tho partly crude lgnds, somewhat two-toned green patina, very sl roughness; good detail.
Apparently rare, none on acsearch. Starting Bid $30
148 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Pisidia, Antioch, Æ23, ANTIOCH CEN COL, Fortuna stg l; Choice VF+,
well centered & struck, good smooth darkish greenish patina. Ex my collection, bought '82.
(A VF brought $207, CNG eAuc 11/08.) Starting Bid $60
149 JULIA DOMNA, Den, MATRI DEVM, Cybele leaning on column, lion at feet; EF, well centered
& struck on a broad flan, just faintest coarseness, lt tone; bold & attractive with particularly
sharp portrait. (A VF-EF realized $210, Kunker 3/07.) Starting Bid $75
150 CARACALLA, Den, PONTIF TRP VIIII COS II, Ruler on horse r; AEF, rev a hair off-ctr, full
lgnds, horse head wk but otherwise well struck with sharp beardless portrait. Good metal with lt
tone. RARE type. (A VF sold for $206, Naumann 3/14.) Starting Bid $60
151 CARACALLA, Pisidia, Antioch, Æ17, Eagle stg facg; Nice VF, centered, full lgnds, dark
green patina with strong earthen hilighting. Rare, no sale record found. Starting Bid $25
152 CARACALLA, Tyre, Tet, Eagle facg on club, murex shell betw legs, Pr.1549; VF, sl small oval
flan, obv lgnd mostly crowded, bright lusterlike silver with hint of graininess.
(Same var., VF, brought $246, CNG eAuc 3/05.) Starting Bid $65
153 CARACALLA, Berytus, Tet, Eagle facg, galley prow betw legs, Pr.1293; VF+/VF, centered on
sl tight flan, lgnds complete, well struck, good silver with lt tone. Excellent portrait. Nice.
(Same variety, GVF, brought $354, CNG eAuc 1/19.) Starting Bid $80
154 GETA, as Caesar, Den, PROVID DEORVM, Providentia stg l; EF/VF, well centered on a sl oval
flan, minor edge crack, nice metal with lt tone & hint of luster. Portrait has very sharp hair detail,
like your mother used to make.
(An EF [with weak legends] realized $368, CNG eAuction 6/14.) Starting Bid $60
155 MACRINUS, Emesa, Tet, Eagle facg, head of Shamash betw legs, Pr.989; VF, sl off-ctr
on smallish flan, lghnds partly off, silver color with lt tone, sl porosity, strong detail on portrait
& eagle. Rare. (Same variety, VF, "lt porosity, compact flan," brought $314, CNG eAuc 5/14.)
Starting Bid $75
156 MACRINUS, Heliopolis, Tet, Eagle facg, head r, lion stg r betw legs, Pr.1202; VF, obv
centered rather low with field surface notably uneven, less so on rev which is well centered;
bright silver; reasonable portrait detail. RARE, especially with Eagle head rt (usually it's left).
(A VF with eagle head left brought $344, Peus 4/13.) Starting Bid $55
157 ELAGABALUS, Marcianopolis, Æ25, Asklepios stg l, naming consular legate Julius
Antonius Seleukus; Nice VF+, nrly centered, full lgnds, dark green patina with strong paler
green hilighting. (Same variety, VF, sold for $134, CNG eAuc. 10/11.) Starting Bid $45
158 ELAGABALUS, Antioch, Tet., Rev Eagle facg, hd l., Delta-E, star betw legs; Choice VF, centered
& well struck with full lgnds (quite unusual for this), good metal with lt tone, well-detailed portrait
of fine style. Really excellent quality. (A VF brought $300, Peus 4/13.) Starting Bid $70
159 JULIA MAESA, Den, PVDICITIA std l, in NGC slab as CH AU, Strike 5/5, Surf 3/5; it is Choice
EF, centered & quite well struck with fully sharp hair detail, rev figure also unusually well
detailed. Bright metal with faintest graininess; minor flan imperfection betw A-A in obv lgnd.
(An AEF brought $663, Gorny 10/14; Superb EF $1380, CNG 9/08.) Starting Bid $135
160 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PM TRP VII COS II PP, Ruler sacrificing at altar; Near mint
state, nrly centered, 2 teensy-weensy edge cracks (why do I even mention it?), some of obv
lgnd crudely struck, rev nicely struck; fully sharp bearded portrait. Bright lustrous silver.
Starting Bid $65
161 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, SPES PVBLICA, Spes adv l; Choice EF, centered on a broad flan
& well struck with no trace of wkness; sharp bearded portrait; good bright silver. Ex Noble auction
as GEF. (An EF brought $368, CNG 5/11.) Starting Bid $100
162 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PM TRP VIIII COS III PP, Sol stg l; VF, a hair off-ctr, complete
lgnds, rather "frosty" metal surfaces. Detailed bearded portrait. Starting Bid $15
163 ORBIANA, Sest, Concordia std l; AVG/AG, smooth 2-toned tan-brown, tiny edge crack, obv
lgnd very wk but ORBI visible, rev worn almost smooth. Starting Bid $25
164 JULIA MAMAEA, Antioch, Æ32, Tyche std l, River god swimming below, Delta above; AVF,
nrly centered/centered, dark greenish-brown patina, lt roughness, good portrait detail.
(Much stronger than a NVF, same variety, bringing $225, CNG eAuc 7/06.) Starting Bid $30
165 MAXIMUS Sest, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Max stg by 2 standards; VF, centered, full lgnds,
medium brown patina, decent surfaces, good strong portrait. Ex European auction as VF+.
(A GVF brought $1177, Gorny 10/11; AVF $642, NAC 3/10..) Starting Bid $250
166 BALBINUS, Ant, CONCORDIA AVG, handshake, COPY, appears struck & in silver,
probably plated? VF, ltly toned, pretty good looking, could fool a lot of people. Start Bid $5
167 GORDIAN III, Ant, VICTORIA AETERNA, Victory stg l; VF+/VF, well centered on sl ragged flan,
obv well struck, minor crudeness on rev; good bright metal.
(A GVF brought $50, CNG eAuc 6/12.) Starting Bid $20
168 GORDIAN III, Ant, AETERNITATI AVG, Sol stg l, F+, centered, ltly toned, decent.
(A VF brought $102, Roma 6/20.) Starting Bid $15
169 GORDIAN III, Den., SALVS AVGVSTI, Salus stg r, VF, centered on quite large flan, sm edge
split, bright silver, but a little rough. (A GVF brought $100, Roma 4/19.) Start Bid $15
170 GORDIAN III, Sest, LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia stg l; Choice EF, well centered & struck, deep
green patina, somewhat glossy with only minor traces of porosity; maximally sharp portrait hair
detail. (Near EFs brought $800, LHS 4/08, $834, CNG 5/10.) Starting Bid $250
171 GORDIAN III, Antioch Tet., Draped bust r/Eagle facg, head l., ram & crescent below; AEF, obv
sl off-ctr with some minor lgnd wkness, bright lustery silver with lt tone, portrait detail quite
variety, GVF with minor porosity brought $361, CNG eAuc 5/09; VF
$410, Gorny 3/10.)
Starting Bid $125
172 PHILIP I, Deultum, Æ22, Homonoia stg l; VF/AVF, a tiny bit off-ctr, full obv lgnd, dark
brown patina, lighter on highest points; portrait has quite strong detail; tiny centration dimple.
Seems strangely rare with this rev. Starting Bid $25
173 PHILIP I, Antioch, Tet, Draped bust r/Eagle stg rt, ANTIOXIA SC below; Choice EF, centered,
obv particularly well struck with superb bold portrait; good lustrous metal with great surfaces
& unusual rich tone. (An EF sold for $524, Lanz 12/11.) Starting Bid $100
174 PHILIP I, Antioch Tet, Radiate bust rt/Eagle stg l on branch, SC, Pr.319; AEF, obv sl
off-ctr crowding lgnd at left; well struck, tiny edge irregularity; good bright silver; very sharp
portrait. (Same var., GVF with peripheral strike wkness brought $307, CNG eAuc 10/19.)
Starting Bid $65
175 PHILIP II, As Caesar, Antioch, Tet, Bare bust l./Eagle stg left on branch, SC Pr.348;
VF, probably technically better but a bit weak in centers; nrly centered, rev wk at right edge;
bright lustery metal. (A GVF with traces of porosity brought $230, CNG 6/06.) Starting Bid $55
176 PHILIP II, As Augustus, Antioch Tet., Laur head r/ Eagle stg l, ANTIOXIA SC below; EF/VF+,
well centered & struck, on sl oval flan, full strong lgnds; good bright silver with lt tone &
only teensiest surface imperfections. (A rough EF realized $463, Rauch 12/11.) Starting Bid $75
177 TRAJAN DECIUS, As, LIBERALITAS AVG, Liberalitas stg l; Here we go, he thinks, preparing
to properly describe this coin: VF-EF/VF, nrly centered on oval flan, lgnds virtually complete tho a
little double struck mainly on rev; dark brown patina; some degree of roughness, not insignificant
but not too bad either; portrait has sharp hair & laurel wreath detail. Enough.
(A VF brought $345, Lanz 5/07; F+/VF $255, iNumis 10/10.) Starting Bid $50
178 TRAJAN DECIUS, Antioch, Tet, Eagle stg left on branch, SC; Choice VF, actually almost as
struck but somewhat soft on upper area of portrait & eagle; excellent bright lustrous metal.
(A VF+ brought $495, iNumis 10/09.) Starting Bid $45
179 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Herennius stg l; EF/VF, centered,
lgnds somewhat soft particularly on rev; sl matte but lusterlike surfaces; excellent portrait with
sharp hair detail, rare thus. (A VF brought $126 on $141 bid in my 4/91 sale.) Starting Bid $90
180 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Antioch Tet, Bare head r, 3 dots under shoulder/Eagle stg rt.,
on branch, SC below; AEF, centered on large flan, sizable edge split at on left; bright lustrous
silver; excellent detailed portrait. (An AEF sold for $506 on $550 bid in my 11/13 sale.)
Starting Bid $140
181 HOSTILIAN, Sest, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Hostilian stg l, hldg spear & standard; AVF, sl
small squared flan, only a little of obv lgnd partly off, rev lgnd complete; dark green patina with
some earthen hilighting, minor roughness. Portrait pretty decent; not at all bad for this fairly
rare sestertius. (A Near VF brought $348, CNG eAuc 4/04.) Starting Bid $200
182 TREBONIANUS GALLUS, Ant, ADVENTVS AVG, Ruler on horse l, 3 dots below; F+/VF,
somewhat off-ctr, only a few letters crowded; good metal with lt tone; boldly struck.
(A VF, "somewhat uneven surfaces" sold for $70, Berk 4/16.) Starting Bid $20
183 TREBONIANUS GALLUS, Antioch Tet., Draped bust r/ Eagle facg, head left, A betw legs,
SC below; EF, well centered & struckj, deeply toned with much pinkish luster in recesses;
slightest touches of porosity; detail on portrait & eagle very sharp.
(An AEF brought $271 in my 9/10 sale.) Start Bid $100
184 VOLUSIAN, Antioch Tet., Radiate bust r, S below/ Eagle facg, head r, S betw legs, SC below;
AEF, centered, well struck, full lgnds; good portrait detail with moustache & partial beard;
moderately toned lustrous silver. Quite scarce; the last in the long line of Tets struck at Antioch.
(An AEF realized $600 in my 3/18 sale.) Start Bid $160
185 AEMILIAN, Ant, MARTI PROPVGVT, Mars stg l; VF+/F, obv centered with full lgnd on large
ragged flan; rev sl off-ctr & weak at top; minimally grainy lt grey tone; portrait has strong detail.
Rare. (A VF brought $612, Peus 11/10.) Starting Bid $100
186 GALLIENUS, Ant, ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma std l, hldg Victory, star above, RIC655; AEF,
well centered & struck with no wkness, on full round flan, sl mottled silver-grey tone, luster hints,
tiny edge crack.. Scarce. (A GVF brought $98, Nomos 6/16.) Starting Bid $35
187 GALLIENUS, Ant, VICTORIA AVG, Victory giving wreath to Ruler, another wreath above.
VF+/AVF, nrly centered on full flan, full lgnds, sharp on obv; silver color with sl mottled toning;
good portrait detail. Scarce type. (A VF sold for $100, CNG eAuc 4/19.) Starting Bid $25
188 GALLIENUS, Alexandria Troas, Æ20, Eagle rt atop bull forepart; VF+/VF, centered, sl
edge irregularity, dark greenish patina, sl roughness, portrait has sharp hair & laurel wreath
detail. Starting Bid $25
189 VALERIAN II, Ant, CONSECRATIO, Eagle left, hd r; F, centered on oval flan, rev lgnd
wk, minimally rough but glossy dark olive patina; bold portrait.
(A F brought $47 in my 9/15 sale.) Starting Bid $15
190 SALONINUS, Ant, SPES PVBLICA, Ruler & Spes stg; in a Nat'l Numismatic Certification
slab graded "UNCIRCULATED," which is quite hilarious; it is VF, well centered, silver color, with
some moderate roughness particularly on rev; portrait has strong detail.
(A VF realized $122 in my 313 sale.) Starting Bid $35
191 VICTORINUS, Ant, SALVS AVG, Salus stg r; VF-EF/AVF, sl ragged oval flan, obv lgnd
nrly complete, brown patina with orangy hilighting, portrait well detailed, rev sl off-ctr &
somewhat ill-struck. In Harlan Berk flip $85.
(My card file shows a VF bringing $160, Peus 10/01.) Starting Bid $15
192 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, Bust LEFT/VIRTVS AVG, Mars stg r, VF, nrly centered, full lgnds, pale
grey-green patina, sl uneven on rev, portrait has good detail. Very rare! Starting Bid $35
You can find out where bidding stands by asking me.
193 QUINTILLUS, Ant, FIDES MILITVM, Fides hldg scepter & standard; VF, centered with
virtually full lgnds (unusual for this), glossy medium brown, sm edge split at obv bottom,
detailed portrait. (A VF with lt roughness brought $168, CNG eAuc 7/11.) Starting Bid $50
194 AURELIAN, Den, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv l, captive; VF+, well centered, much
silvering evident, trace of roughness on rev. Scarce & nice. (A VF brought $387, Kunker 3/09.)
Starting Bid $50
195 AURELIAN & VABALATHUS, Egypt Tet, Vab's bust r, LE/ Aurelian bust r; VF, obv sl off-ctr,
lgnd crowded/wk at left, rev more off-ctr; brown patina, patch of green at rev edge; both portraits
have good detail. (A VF realized $676, Emporium Hamburg 11/12.) Starting Bid $50
196 SEVERINA, Ant, CONCORDIAE MILITVM, Concordia hldg 2 standards; VF-EF/VF, well centered
on sl oval flan, grey-green tone with much silvering evident in fields, nicely detailed portrait.
(A VF sold for $306, Peus 4/11.) Start Bid $35
197 PROBUS, Ant, Mantled bust left hldg eagle-tipped scepter/ROMAE AETER, Roma in temple,
R-wreath-E; RIC187; EF, centered, good strike, well silvered with lt tone on high points, sl darker
tone at rev lower left. (An EF brought $299, CNG eAuc 5/14.) Starting Bid $50
198 PROBUS, Egypt Tet, Eagle stg r, LZ; AVF/VF, rev sl off-ctr, full tho crude lgnd, medium brown.
(A VF brought $40 on $73 bid in my 1/01 sale.) Starting Bid $20
199 NUMERIAN, As Caesar, Ant, VIRTVS AVGGG, Numerian receiving Victory from Carinus,
Z/XXI; AEF, a hair off-ctr, full lgnds, good strike, greenish-brown patina with some earthen
hilights; good detail. Note, the GGG denotes 3 Augusti, but obv still names him as Caesar, thus an
error muling, rare. (An EF brought $225, Kunker 11/04.) Starting Bid $45
200 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler recei-ving Victory from Jupiter, A/XXI; EF,
obv perfectly centered, rev sl off-ctr but complete; strong strike with good portrait detail;
lusterlike darkish olivy-brown. (A Ch. EF brought $86 in my 11/07 sale; EF $175, Peus 11/04.)
Starting Bid $30
201 DIOCLETIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Stable genius stg l, S-F/ITR; Choice EF, centered
& well struck, no wkness, fully silvered with lt tone. Very sharp portrait detail. Unusual &
rare mintmark. (Compare a VF, same variety, bringing $128, CNG eAuc 12/16;
an EF, common mint, black patina, brought $400, Gorny 10/10.) Starting Bid $75
202 MAXIMIAN, Ant, Mantled bust left hldg eagle-tipped scepter/IOVI AVGG, Jupiter stg l,
A below; AEF/VF, ov well struck, rev soft; greyish tone with underlying silvering. In old Christian
Blom flip, $125. (A GVF, this exact variety, brought $166, Naumann 8/16.) Starting Bid $30
203 CONSTANTIUS I, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, ATG; AEF/VF, obv well
centered & strongly struck with good portrait detail; rev a hair off-ctr with touch of
crudeness; reddish-brown with silvering hints on rev. (A VF-EF sold for $165, Davisson 3/01.)
Starting Bid $35
204 CONSTANTIUS I, POSTHUMOUS Follis, Veiled bust r/ MEMORIAE FELIX, altar betw eagles,
PTR; Choice EF, centered & well struck with no wkness, fault-free deep brown surfaces. Well
detailed & lovely quality. (Same variety, EF, brought $443, CNG 1/20.) Starting Bid $160
205 GALERIUS, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, S-F/PTR; VF+/VF,
well centered on large flan, silvery grey-brown, obv a little grainy, sharp portrait detail shows.
Scarce lgnd MAXIMIANVS NOBILC. (Same variety, GVF, brought $103, CNG eAuc 4/10.)
Starting Bid $15
206 GALERIUS, As Augustus, Follis, GENIO IMPERATORIS, Genius stg l, A/K-P/ALE; AEF/VF, sl
off-ctr, full lgnds, smooth brown patina, sharp portrait detail.
(A GVF realized $230, CNG eAuction 10/10.) Starting Bid $15
207 GALERIA VALERIA, Follis, VENERI VICTRICI, Venus stg l, S (backwards)/X-K/ALE;
Choice EF, centered, good strike with sharp detail on portrait & rev figure; medium steely-brown.
(An EF realized $906, Gorny 3/12; and if you think that was high, another EF realized $1705,
Aureo & Calico 2/12.) Starting Bid $200
208 MAXENTIUS, Follis, CONSERV VRB SVAE, Victory giving wreath to Roma std in
4-column temple, captive at feet, Victories at corners; PT; AVF/VF, centered on sl oval flan, dark
steel-brown, very minor touches of porosity. Scarcer with this rev tableaux, and normally it comes
with wolf & twins on pediment, this coin does not have that, a very rare variety.
(Similar, VF, brought $204, Peus 11/08.) Start Bid $35
209 MAXIMINUS II, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, SMSD; VF, well
centered, dark greenish patina, a trifle rough but glossy. Starting Bid $8
210 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Genius stg l, hldg Victory;
eagle; O/S/III/ANT; AEF/VF, rev lgnd partly off at left; dark patina with orangy hilighting.
(For what it's worth, an EF brought $745, LHS 4/08. And didn't even have complete lgnds!)
Starting Bid $22
211 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Jupiter stg l, hldg radiate bust of Sol, *-Delta/
ANT; VF, smooth dark patina, just a few letters less well struck. Previous owner paid over
30 Euros. Starting Bid $10
212 CONSTANTINE I, As Caesar, Follis, CONSERV VRB SVAE, Roma in 6-column temple, wreath
in pediment, AQG; F+, well centered, pale flesh color with darker tone in fields.
(Same variety, GVF, "very rare with wreath in pediment," brought $365, Roma 2/21.
Not that much better.) Starting Bid $20
213 CONSTANTINE I, As Aug, Æ3, VOT XX in wreath, lgnd around ASIS-Sunrise; Choice EF,
well centered & sharply struck, smooth deep green patina.
(An EF realized $241, Gorny 3/12.) Starting Bid $30
214 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ3/4, CONSTANTINOPOLIS bust l./Victory on prow l, mintmk appears
PTS?; VF+, smallish ragged flan, lgnd partly off, dark green patina, much detail.
(A VF brought $96, Schulman 3/12.) Starting Bid $10
215 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ3 as last but CONSTANTINOPOLI, mint SMND; AEF, well centered,
Vic's right wing weak, otherwise well struck, deep green patina.
(A VF+ brought $36 in my 2/05 sale.) Starting Bid $25
216 CRISPUS, Æ3, VOT X in wreath, lgnd around, ESIS-Sunrise; Choice EF, centered, good strike,
full lgnds; smooth deep green patina. Portrait totally sharp, like, I mean, totally, dude.
(A Ch. EF brought $68 on $80 bid in my 1/00 sale; EF $255, Varesi 4/11.) Starting Bid $30
217 CONSTANTINE II, Æ3/4, GLORIA EXERCITVS, 2 standards betw soldiers, SMANE; Choice
EF, perfectly centered & well struck, black-&-orange patina with strong contrast; great portrait
detail. (A Choice EF brought $176 on $250 bid in my 12/11 sale.) Starting Bid $30
218 CONSTANS, Æ Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler hldg labarum on galley steered by
Victory, TRS; EF, centered, steely-brown patina, sl traces of porosity, sm flaw at PF of lgnd. Well
struck with sharp detail on portrtait & rev. (An EF brought $732, Nomos 10/16.)
Starting Bid $30
219 CONSTANTIUS GALLUS, Cent., FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler hldg labarum on galley steered
by Victory; EF/VF, obv nrly centered & sharply struck; superb portrait with every hair crisp; rev a
bit off-ctr with striking wkness making mintmk uncertain; glossy near-black patina.
(An EF/VF brought $175, Munz Zentrum 5/04.) Starting Bid $25
220 JULIAN, Æ1, SECVRITAS REIPVB, Bull stg r, SIRM; AEF/VF, perfect centering, well struck,
dark greenish patina, touches of roughness mainly on rev, obv pleasing with impressive sharp
portrait. (An AVF realized $355, Palombo 6/09; VF+ $630, iNumism 10/09.) Starting Bid $110
221 JOVIAN, Æ1, VICTORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg r, hldg labarum & Victory, TESD; Choice
EF, centered, well struck, glossy smooth deep green patina, every hair on portrait sharp.
Exceptional specimen. (An EF sold for $2419, Roma 3/14; VF+ $704, NFA 6/86.) Starting Bid $350
222 JOVIAN, Siliqua, VOT V MVLT X in wreath, PCONST; VF+, centered on a smallish flan, sm
edge irregularity, does not appear clipped. excellent metal with lt tone. Style looks just a bit off to
me, suspect a barbarous issue. (A GVF brought $834, CNG 5/10.) Starting Bid $180
223 PROCOPIUS, Æ3, bust right/REPARATIO FEL TEMP, Ruler stg, CONSP; VF/AEF, nrly centered
on sl ragged flan, obv lgnd wk & partly off, rev lgnd partly off at rt; glossy dark green patina;
detailed portrait. Note, the "mystery object" at rev figure's foot is unusually well defined on
this example. Also, actually much scarcer with bust right!
(A VF Procopius brought $228 on $450 bid in my 3/04 sale.) Starting Bid $85
224 VALENS, Æ3, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory adv l, K/P/Q/ASISCR; VF, well centered,
smooth olive green patina, small weak area at mintmk (but it must be what I said), portrait detail sharp. (A VF brought $28 in my 1/94 sale.) Starting Bid $10
225 VALENS, Siliqua, VRBS ROMA, Roma std l, TRPS; EF, centered on a full flan, good
strike, excellent metal with rich vintage toning.
(A GVF, same variety, brought $633, CNG 6/06.) Starting Bid $180
226 GRATIAN, Æ3, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg with labarum & captive, ASISC, AEF/VF,
well centered & struck, no wkness, smooth slate green patina.
(An EF/VF realized $165, CGF 6/07.) Starting Bid $25
227 AELIA FLACCILLA, Æ2, SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Victory writing Chi-Rhjo on shield, T at rt,
mintmk unstruck; VF, sl off-ctr on oval flan, partial obv lgnd, smooth dark patina with orangy
hilighting. Portrait has wonderfully sharp hair detail. (A VF realized $355, Gorny 10/07.)
Starting Bid $35
228 ARCADIUS, Æ3, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler with labarum & captive, ASISC; VF-EF/VF,
well centered & struck, medium brown, portrait detail quite sharp. Very nice for this, and ain't
common. (A VF/EF brought $185, Emp. Hamburg 11/07.) Starting Bid $20
229 JOHANNES, Æ4, Victory dragging captive left; VG, smooth dark patina with some
hilighting; centered on small flan, little lgnd present, mintmk unclear but presumably ROM;
portrait quite clear & is unmistakably Johannes.
(A G-VG/G brought $111 on $151 bid in my 6/05 sale.) Starting Bid $60
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