225 FAUSTINA SR, Den, AVGVSTA, Ceres stg l, w/long torch; Virtually Mint State,

sl off-ctr on sl unround ragged flan; full lgnds; bright lustrous silver;

minor crudeness but portrait & Ceres both have very sharp detail.

(An EF brought $445, Lanz 12/12.) Starting Bid $95

226 Sest, AETERNITAS stg l, hldg Phoenix; AEF/VF+, well centered,

obv sharply struck with nice strong portrait detail; rev lgnd partly wk;

darkish brownish green patina, ltly grainy mainly on rev. (A VF brought $966, Peus 11/10.)

Starting Bid $210

227 MARCUS AURELIUS, Den, TRP XXX IMP VIII COS III PP, Aequitas stg l; EF, practically as struck,

a few letters off on obv, rev lgnd somewhat crude; excellent metal with luster & lt tone;

portrait totally sharp. (A Near Unc brought $488, Rauch 11/09.) Starting Bid $90

228 FAUSTINA JR, Den, IVNO, Juno stg l, EF/VF, lgnds crude/wk especially on rev;

good metal with moderate toning; portrait very sharp & in nice style.

(A VF+ brought $146, CGF 6/04.) Starting Bid $50

229 ANNIUS VERUS, Quadrans, Child head r, as "summer"/SC in wreath; F-VF or so,

centered on large flan, somewhat thick & sl rough green & brown patina, features a bit misty.

RARE. (A VF brought $1780, Peus 10/07.) Starting Bid $100

230 LUCILLA, Den, VOTA PVBLICA in wreath, EF, practically as struck, well centered,

lgnds & wreath somewhat crudely struck, portrait nice; bright lustrous silver. Scarcer rev type.

(A NEF brought $863, F&S 1/10.) Starting Bid $125

231 COMMODUS, Den, LIB AVG V TRP VII IMP IIII COS III PP, Liberalitas stg l; Choice EF,

obv nrly centered, rev well centered, lgnds complete & quite well struck for this;

excellent metal with luster & pleasant lt toning. (An EF realized $550, Helios 10/09.)

Starting Bid $110


sl short flan with lgnds partly off & wk, brown patina, lt roughness mainly on rev,

portrait with virtually EF detail, every hair on head & beard visible.

(A GF-NVF brought $506, Bertolami 9/17; VF with lt corr, $804, Kunker 3/07.) Starting Bid $120

You can find out where bidding stands, just by asking me.

233 CRISPINA, Den, DIS GENITALIBVS, square altar; VF, obv well centered,

rev sl off-ctr & typically crudeish, sl ragged flan, decent metal with lt tone; nice bold portrait.

Scarce rev type issued for Crispina only; if you think it has something to do with sex, it does,

referring to the gods of procreation (perhaps because Crispina was childless).

(A VF sold for $324, iNumis 3/09.) Starting Bid $70

234 PERTINAX, Den, OPI DIVIN TRP COS II, Ops std l (see Lot 222 for Ops joke); F, centered,

obv lgnd crowded/wk at rt, sm edge split, sl scruffy overall, not bad,

portrait quite decent with much detail. Ex Naumann as VF!! Love that "conservative European grading"!

(Better than a F with almost no lgnds bringing $506, Naumann 11/13.) Starting Bid $260

235 CLODIUS ALBINUS, Den., PROVID AVG COS, Providentia stg l, globe or beach-ball;

AVF/F+, sl off-ctr losing obv lgnd at left; good metal; strong hair detail on portrait.

(A VF brought $259, Teutoburger 9/11.) Starting Bid $110

236 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, ANNONA AVGG, Annona stg l, foot on prow; Choice EF,

obv well centered, rev sl off-ctr but full lgnds; good strike with fully sharp portrait.

Nice lustrous metal with lt tone. Distinctive style of Laodicea Mint.

(An EF, same variety, brought $358, Leu 2/18; EF/VF+ $324, CGB 11/04.) Starting Bid $90

237 Den, VICT PART MAX, Victory adv l; VF+, centered, well struck,

good metal with medium toning. Obv particularly bold & nice.

(A GVF realized $123, CNA 9/92.) Starting Bid $35

238 Den, FVNDATOR PACIS, Ruler stg l; Virtually Mint State, sl ragged flan,

a touch off-ctr but complete; well struck with sharp detail on portrait & rev figure;

good lustrous silver with hint of tone. (An EF sold for $341, Gorny 3/18.) Starting Bid $75

239 Laodicea ad Mare, Tet, Eagle facg, head l., star betw legs; EF/AEF, obv nrly centered,

rev sl off-ctr but full lgnds; bold strike; excellent bright metal; minor edge irregularity.

Nice impressive piece (An EF brought $1400, Kunker 3/05.) MB $175

240 Nikopolis, Æ17, Concordia (or Hera) stg l, EF, rev sl off-ctr, full lgnds,

glossy dark greenish patina, minor traces of roughness mainly on rev. Sharp portrait detail.

Better than usual. (A VF brought $52, Peus 11/15.) Starting Bid $30

241 JULIA DOMNA, Den, VESTA std l; EF/VF, nrly centered on full flan, good metal with lt tone;

very sharp hair detail. (A GVF realized $138, Savoca 10/18.) Starting Bid $45

242 CARACALLA, Den, Partially bearded bust r/PONTIF TRP XII COS III, Virtus stg r;

EF, well centered & nicely struck, sm edge split at obv bottom,

good metal with luster hints & pleasant toning. (An EF brought $312, Roma 5/16.) Start Bid $75

243 Sest, SECVRITATI PERPETVAE, Securitas std r; VF/F-VF, centered, full lgnds

(partly wk on rev), brown patina with some pale green hilighting, 2 modest edge splits;

obv nice with well detailed portrait, rev has touches of porosity.

(A GVF realized $3570, NAC 5/13.) Starting Bid $160

244 Nikopolis, Æ18, Star & crescent, F-VF, rev sl off-ctr but lgnd complete,

olive-brown patina, mildly grainy, portrait has much hair detail. Ex Christian Blom $89.

Starting Bid $12

245 PLAUTILLA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia stg l, EF, nrly centered, sl oval flan,

a little lgnd crudeness; bright lustery silver; portrait & rev figure nicely detailed.

(An EF brought $632, Gorny 3/10. And if you think was a lot, another EF realized $1656, Kunker 3/19.)

Starting Bid $110

246 GETA, Den, PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Geta stg with trophy;

VF, centered on large flan with couple edge splits, bright silver, a little lgnd crudeness.

(A VF+/VF brought $274, iNumis 10/10.) Starting Bid $27

247 MACRINUS, Den, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter stg l, with mini-figure;

AEF, sl off-ctr but full lgnds, sl ragged flan, bright lusterlike silver, faint scratchlike flaw on rev.

Short beard portrait. (A VF realized $492, Peus 11/16.) Starting Bid $135

248 Den, PONTIF MAX TRP COS PP, Jupiter stg l; AEF, nrly centered, sl obv lgnd softness,

very sl flan imperfection in rev field, otherwise good metal with lt tone.

Small die break in Mac's ear like he's wearing an earplug. (A VF brought $245, CGF 6/04.)

Starting Bid $125

249 DIADUMENIAN, Den, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Diadumenian stg with standard & spear;

EF/VF, centered on very small 15 mm flan with most obv & half rev lgnd off; sl porous mainly on rev;

a strange piece, apparently barbarous, as this is not actually a correct rev for Diadumenian;

yet the portrait is fine style & sharp with every hair visible. Starting Bid $25


In slab by National Coin Grading Service as AU58; it is EF, nrly centered,

bright lusterlike silver with a little granularity; portrait fully sharp. Reasonably nice looking.

(An EF sold for $277, Gorny 10/17.) Starting Bid $60

251 Den, PROVID DEORVM, Providentia stg l; AEF, centered,

decently struck with only a touch of lgnd softness, good metal, moderately deep toning.

(An EF went for $310, Leu 10/97.) Starting Bid $35

252 JULIA MAESA, Sest, PIETAS AVG, Pietas stg l, with altar, conservatively graded AVF/F+,

sl squared flan, virtually full lgnds, greenish-brown patina with pretty good surfaces,

only minor perturbations on rev; portrait quite strong & nice. Fiendishly difficult to find this good.

(A VF with bad rev scratch brought $1896, Peus 11/11; F+ $289, iNumis 3/11.) MB $135

253 JULIA PAULA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia std l, VF-EF/F-VF,

rev sl off-ctr & a bit softly struck, decent metal with medium toning, strong hair detail on portrait.

FAR rarer with AVGG on rev than usual type without! (A VF+ brought $365, CGB 6/04.)

Starting Bid $100

254 JULIA SOAEMIAS, Den, VENVS CAELESTIS, Venus std l, looming over begging child;

EF, sl off-ctr with some of lgnds partly off, good bright metal, tiny dark spot near obv edge;

portrait & Venus with very sharp detail, very difficult to find thus.

(An EF brought $700, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $110

255 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PM TRP II COS PP, Mars stg l hldg spear & branch;

in Nat Coin Grading Svce slab as AU55; I grade AEF, somewhat off-ctr, full lgnds,

bright metal with just a hint of porosity. (A Near EF realized $291, CNG eAuc 6/12.) Starting Bid $45

256 Den, PM TRP VI COS II PP, Ruler sacrificing at altar, Nearly Mint State, centered, sl ragged flan,

sl obv lgnd crudeness, otherwise well struck with particularly crisp rev,

fully sharp portrait with slight beard. Good metal with luster & lt tone.

(An EF brought $240, CGF 1/04.) Starting Bid $85

257 Sest, PM TRP X COS III PP, Sol stg l; AEF, centered on large flan with a few edge splits;

warm brown patina with mild roughness, not at all bad; fully sharp portrait detail.

(A VF brought $250, Rauch 4/11.) Starting Bid $75

258 Egypt Tet, Homonoia stg l, Year Gamma; AVF, full lgnd, brown patina,

sm edge splits on rev, slightest traces of porosity mainly on rev, portrait has much detail.

Homonoia was the daughter of Paranoia and Homophobia.

(An AVF brought $121 in my 12/11 sale.) Starting Bid $45

259 ORBIANA, Den, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia std l., EF, a tiny bit off-cftr, lgnds complete,

minor crudeness on rev; portrait with totally sharp detail. Good metal with lt tone.

(An EF sold for $1716, Gorny 10/14; AEF $1022, Lanz 6/12.) Start Bid $400

260 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, VENERI FELICI, Venus stg r, hldg Cupid; EF, centered,

minor obv lgnd crudeness, portrait sharp, rev rather better struck than usual.

Good lustery metal with lt tone. (An EF brought $291, CNG eAuc 9/10.) Starting Bid $75

261 MAXIMINUS I, Den, PM TRP II COS PP, Ruler stg with 2 standards; Choice Mint State,

centered & very sharply struck with superb portrait derail; blazing mint luster.

Edge irregularity noticeable mainly on rev. (A GEF brought $586, Nomos 5/17.) Starting Bid $120

262 Den, PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia stg l; Choice VF, well centered & decently struck,

good bright metal with luster. Ex Littleton as EF. (A GVF brought $163, Noble 11/17.) MB $35

263 Sest, PAX AVGVSTI, Pax stg l; Choice VF, perfectly centered & very well struck,

quite glossy dark brown surfaces (lacquered?); much hair detail.

(A VF sold for $650, Varesi 11/07.) Starting Bid $85

264 GORDIAN II, Den, VICTORIA AVGG, Victory adv l; COPY, struck in silver, by Slavei, Unc,

brilliant luster, very nice workmanship. Starting Bid $12

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265 GORDIAN III, Ant, LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia stg l,

EF/VF, so graded because rev typically soft from worn die;

obv quite sharply struck with crisp portrait detail including long sideburn & moustache.

Excellent bright metal with lt tone. (A GVF brought $124, Roma 9/16.) Starting Bid $50

266 Ant, VIRTVTI AVGVSTI, Hercules stg r (the "Farnese Hercules"), VF, nrly centered,

decent strike, well toned, much portrait detail. (A VF realized $85, Roma 4/15.) Start Bid $20

267 Denarius, PM TRP III COS II PP, Gordy stg r; Choice EF, nrly centered on large flan,

good strike, excellent metal with luster & lt tone. (An EF realized $2178, Hirsch 9/12.) MB $65

268 Den., PIETAS AVGVSTI, Pietas stg l, VF-EF/VF, nrly centered on large flan, sl ragged,

sl lgnd crudeness, portrait well detailed; decent metal with moderate tone.

(A VF+ brought $51 on $85 bid in my 1/98 sale.) Starting Bid $30

269 Caesarea, Drachm, Mount Argaeus, date ETE; Virtually Mint State, minimally off-ctr,

minor crudeness; surfaces faintly granular but with intense brilliant mint luster.

(A VF realized $483, Lanz 5/09.) Starting Bid $95

270 PHILIP I, Ant, PM TRP III COS PP, Felicitas stg l; Virtually Mint State,

well centered on large oval flan, well struck with portrait fully sharp & rev better than usual.

Bright lustrous silver. (An EF brought $185, Artemide 10/10.) Starting Bid $50

271 Ant, ADVENTVS AVGG, Ruler on horse l, EF, nrly centered on large flan,

minor softness only at small part of rev edge, otherwise quite sharply struck with strong

detail on portrait & horseman; excellent lustrous silver with lt tone.

(An EF realized $436, Gorny 10/16.) Starting Bid $45

272 Sest, FIDES EXERCITVS, Eagle & 3 standards; EF/VF, unround squared flan;

obv lgnd nrly complete; rev somewhat weak due to double strike with lgnd off at left;

darkish brown patina; unusually sharp portrait with every hair visible. Scarcer rev type.

(A VF sold for $345, Heidelberger 5/19; GVF $1437, CNG 9/08.) Starting Bid $110

273 As, FIDES MILITVM, Fides hldg long scepter & standard; VF, well centered, full lgnds,

brown patina with lt to moderate roughness. Full laurel wreath on portrait. Rare! None on acsearch.

(A VF+/VF brought $200, iNumis 3/07.) Start Bid $30

274 Egypt Tet, LA, Eagle l, head r, LE; Choice VF/VF+, obv well centered with good full lgnd,

rev nrly centered; brown patina; nice bold features. (A VF brought $145, CGF 6/04.) MB $45

275 OTACILIA Severa, Sest, SAECVLARES AVGG, Hippo stg r; AVF, sl irregular edge,

obv lgnd weak, rev lgnd visible; forest green patina with sl roughness.

Full coiffure detail on portrait; bold hippo. Scarce. (A VF realized $863, CNG 5/11.) MB $65

276 PHILIP II, As Caesar Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Phil stg r; Virtually Mint State,

centered on large flan, sharply struck with rev much stronger than usual, figure well detailed;

portrait fully crisp. Bright lustrous silver. (An EF realized $360, Lanz 11/07. Not fake news.)

Starting Bid $70

277 Sest, type as last; VF, well centered on full near-round flan,

dark green patina with some paler green hilighting; a little roughness mainly on rev.

Pleasant coin with nice strong portrait. (A VF brought $547, Peus 11/16.) Starting Bid $75

278 TRAJAN DECIUS, Ant, DACIA stg l, Mint State, centered on large sl ragged flan,

strong strike for this with usual lgnd crudeness but portrait & Dacia have sharp detail.

Good lustrous silver with lt tone. Choice premium quality.

(A Ch. EF brought $468, CNG 12/96; EF $360, Lanz 11/07.) Starting Bid $85

279 Antioch Tet, Eagle stg l, SC below; Choice EF, nrly centered & sharply struck

with full strong lgnds, good detail on portrait & eagle; excellent surfaces with darkish grey tone.

(An EF, same variety, brought $615, Gorny 3/09.) Starting Bid $110

280 HERENNIA Etruscilla, Ant, PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia std l; VF/F-VF, nrly centered,

good bright silver, rev somewhat softly struck, edge irregularity at top.

(A VF realized $125, Hess-Divo 5/96.) Starting Bid $20

281 HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS, Ant, PIETAS AVGVSTORVM, Sacrificial thingies, Mint State,

nrly centered, rev lgnd crude as usual, obv unusually well struck with fully sharp portrait detail;

bright lustrous silver; tiny edge crack.

(EFs brought $630, Aureo & Calico 2/12 and $406, Nomos 10/14.) Starting Bid $150

282 HOSTILIAN, Viminacium, Æ26, Moesia stg betw bull & lion, AN XII; AVF/F-VF, centered,

full lgnds, dark green patina, minor roughness on rev, obv glossy & very nice for this. Scarce.

(A F/AVF realized $335, Varesi 4/07.) Starting Bid $60

283 TREBONIANUS GALLUS, Ant, VICTORIA AVGG, Victory stg l; VF, obv well centered,

rev nrly so, full lgnds, decent strike for this with much portrait detail; good bright silver.

(A VF brought $104, Roma 6/19.) Starting Bid $20

284 VOLUSIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia stg l, F+/VF, well centered, decent metal

with lt tone, rev better struck than usual. (A VF brought $77, Roma 11/13.) MB $17

285 AEMILIAN, Ant, DIANA VICTRI, Diana stg l; F/VG+, dark tone in fields,

a touch of porosity & some sl scrs, full obv lgnd. Unusual low grade! And a scarcer rev type.

(A GVF, "a little porous," brought $761, CNG eAuc 9/06.) Starting Bid $40

286 VALERIAN I, Ant, RESTITVT ORIENTIS, Orient giving wreath to Ruler, VF+/VF, centered,

obv well struck, rev lgnd a bit soft; silvery color, a little grainy; sharp portrait detail.

(A VF brought $51 on $80 bid in my 5/01 sale.) Starting Bid $17

287 GALLIENUS, Ant, VIRTVS AVGVSTI, Hercules stg r, with club;

Virtually Mint State and choice, centered & quite well struck with no wkness,

silvered surfaces with glittery luster. (An EF realized $299, Gorny 10/12.) Starting Bid $75

288 Ant, VICTORIA GERMAN, Victory giving wreath to ruler; Virtually as struck,

bright lustrous silvering, obv well centered & sharply struck, rev sl off-ctr & crudeish

with hints of graininess. (A VF sold for $189, Varesi 11/09.) Starting Bid $45

289 Egypt Tet, Eagle stg l, head r, palm rt, LI-Delta; VF/VF+, nrly centered, medium brown patina,

full tho crude obv lgnd. (Same variety, VF, brought $240, Peus 4/13.) Starting Bid $28

290 SALONINA, Ant, IVNO REGINA, Juno stg l, peacock; EF, obv perfectly centered & well struck,

rev nrly centered with only sl crudeness; lustrous silvered surfaces with lt tone. (A VF-EF brought $252, Hirsch 9/12; EF $357, CNG 5/10.) Start Bid $60

291 SALONINUS, Ant, DII NVTRITORES, Jupiter giving Victory to prince; EF, obv perfectly

centered on full round flan, nicely struck for this with good portrait detail; rev nrly centered

& unusually well struck for this. Silvered surfaces with medium grey toning. Scarce type for

Saloninus only and in excellent quality. (A VF-EF brought $580, Gorny 11/05.) Min Bid $150

292 VALERIAN II, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Val stg hldg standard & spear; VF+/VF,

nrly centered, lgnds complete, good silvery surfaces with nice moderate toning;

a little crudeness mainly on rev as usual, but portrait in fine style shows strong detail.

(A GVF brought $170, M&M 10/04.) Starting Bid $45

293 QUIETUS, Ant, AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas stg l; Choice EF, practically as struck,

well centered, obv very sharply struck with portrait fully detailed; on rev only figure's head

somewhat weak. Outstanding metal quality for this, silver with some iridescent toning.

(An EF realized $1265, Triton 1/09; only VF $1000, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $400

294 POSTUMUS, Ant, PAX AVG, Pax stg l; VF-EF, a hair off-ctr, sl ragged edge, silvery

with a lt coppery tone, obv lustery & attractive, rev somewhat crude with shallow flan flaws at rt.

(An "AEF/VF brought $41 on $45 bid in my 1/98 sale.) MB $15

295 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, SPES PVBLICA, Spes adv l; EF, obv lgnd partly off at left, full rev lgnd;

good medium brown surfaces; well struck with sharp portrait.

Ex Italian auction as "Bello SPL" (Google's translation: "beautiful beautiful.")

Very scarce this nice. (An EF/VF brought $200, Peus 11/96.) Starting Bid $28

296 Egypt Tet, LB, Eagle stg r, head l; VF, centered, full lgnd, brown patina with a little maroon

rash on neck. Decent for this with good portrait detail. (A VF+ brought $206, Emp. Hamburg 5/10.)

Starting Bid $20

297 AURELIAN, Ant, RESTITVT ORBIS, Female giving wreath to ruler, KAB;

EF, centered on large round flan, good strike, silvered surfaces with moderate tone,

minor touch of porosity on rev. Note unusual short obv lgnd AURELIANVS AVG.

(An EF of the type brought $450, Gorny 10/07.) Starting Bid $40

298 Ant, VIRT MILIVTM, Virtus giving Victory to Ruler, EF, sl off-ctr with some lgnd off,

moderately toned lustrous silvered surfaces, couple teensy edge cracks, rev somewhat crudely

struck, good portrait detail. Actually a rare rev type.

(An EF ["so-so" according to my card file] brought $105, CGF 7/01.) MB $22

299 SEVERINA, Egypt Tet, ETOYC Z, Elpis stg l; VF, centered, full clear lgnds,

good reddish-brown surfaces. (Same year, GVF, brought $140, Gorny 3/04.) Starting Bid $22

300 VABALATHUS, Ant, His bust/Aurelian bust, A below; VF, well centered on large ragged flan,

full lgnds, darkish greyish-green patina, minor touch of roughness on Aurelian side,

both portraits well detailed.

(A VF brought $201 on $250 bid in my 9/09 sale; GVF $690, CNG 5/10.) Starting Bid $40

301 FLORIAN, Ant, FELICITAS AVG, Felicitas stg at altar, S below; Choice EF, centered on large

round flan, well struck with portrait particularly sharp; silvered with some toning, a bit speckly

on rev. Ex "Morris Collection" (Phil Peck, a passionate collector and faithful customer of mine

for 30 years till his mind went & he refused to pay my last invoice. So did his lawyers when I contacted them. I sued and wound up with about half. Maybe I can make some of it back on this coin.)

(A dark brown EF realized $685, Gorny 3/08; GVF $433, CNG 9/07.) Starting Bid $165

302 PROBUS, Ant, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Jupiter gives Victory to Ruler; EF, centered,

complete lgnds, mostly silvered surfaces with tone on high points.

(A VF/EF brought $76 on $91 bid in my 5/09 sale.) Starting Bid $28

303 Ant, Bust r/CONCORD MILI, Concordia & Ruler clasp hands, PXXT; Nearly Mint State,

well centered on large flan, well struck with excellent sharp portrait. Lustrous silvering,

some lt tone on obv, rev has some uneven coppery toning & trace of porosity.

Note, definitely MILI not MILIT on rev, listed in Cohen (114); the few on acsearch with MILI

all have bust left. VERY RARE. Starting Bid $45

304 Ant, Helmeted bust left with spear & shield/VIRTVS PROBI AVG, Ruler on horse l, captive,

KAA; EF, centered on large flan, good strike with only a few rev letters weak, lustrous

silvery-grey tone. (An EF brought $610, CGB 10/12.) MB $45

305 CARUS, Ant, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Jupiter giving Victory to Carus, F-VF, well centered,

dark green patina with some patchy silvering in recesses, good portrait with detail,

but an overall scruffy appearance. Starting Bid $15

306 NUMERIAN, as Caesar, Egypt Tet, LA, Eagle betw standards; Nice VF+, sl off-ctr but

full clear lgnd, good smooth brown patina. Strong portrait detail. Scarce.

(A VF [I''d grade it F-VF] brought $270, Munz Zentrum 1/07.) Starting Bid $30

307 CARINUS, Egypt Tet, Elpis stg l, LB; F-VF, nrly centered, full clear lgnd, medium brown.

With dealer tag pricing this at a weirdly precise $136. (A VF brought $134, Peus 4/11.) MB $17

308 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, VICTORIA AVGG, Diocletian giving Victory to Maximian, A/XXI;

Choice EF, well centered & sharply struck on a large round flan, smooth dark silvery-brown surfaces.

Superb portrait detail. (A Near EF, same variety, brought $141, Naumann 5/15.) Starting Bid $55

309 Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l., HT-Gamma, Choice EF, perfectly centered

and sharply struck with no weakness; excellent surfaces with silvery-brown toning.

(An EF with black patina brought $400, Gorny 10/10.) Start Bid $80

310 Egypt Tet, LA, Elpis stg l; VF/AEF, nrly centered, some of obv lgnd crowded/crude,

good brown surfaces, Elpis unusually well detailed.

(A VF, same variety, brought $195, Peus 4/13. Would you pay that kind of price? Not me.)

Starting Bid $20

311 MAXIMIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler, S/XXI; EF, centered,

good strong strike, silvered with moderate toning, just a tiny bit speckly.

(An EF sold for $185, Gorny 10/09.) Starting Bid $30

312 Argenteus, VICTORIAE SARMATICAE, camp gate, SMN-Gamma, RIC 22b; Choice EF,

centered, sharply struck with superb portrait detail; good bright silver with lt tone & luster hints.

Minor flan crack. (Same variety, EF brought $842, Rauch 12/12.) Starting Bid $425

313 CARAUSIUS, Ant, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, no control mks; AEF/VF, centered,

full tho partly wk lgnds, dark greenish-brown, sl grainy overall with some roughness at rev left;

portrait well detailed. (A VF, same var., brought $300, CGF 6/05.) MB $95

314 Same, F-VF, barbarous style, sl off-ctr, obv lgnd nrly complete, generally smooth

dark brown patina, decent portrait much much detail. In old Christian Blom flip marked $125.

Starting Bid $40

315 CONSTANTIUS I, as Caesar, Ant, IOV ET HERCVL CONS CAES, Hercules giving Victory to

Ruler, S/XXI; VF+, well centered on large flan, lt brown with sl touches of roughness,

but a decent bold coin. Actually a scarce rev type for Constantius.

(A GVF, same var., brought $196, Naumann 2/19.) Min Bid $25

316 Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, ALE, Choice EF, well centered & struck,

tho with sl obv double striking; good glossy silvery-brown surfaces; tiny edge crack.

(A VF-EF realized $165, Davisson 3/01.) Starting Bid $55

317 Follis, same type but no mintmk = London; EF, centered on sl ragged flan,

minor lgnd crudeness, much silvering in protected areas. Occasional microscopic surface

blemishes. Sharp portrait of distinctive London style. Very scarce.

(An EF brought $403, Freeman & Sear 6/07.) Starting Bid $90

318 GALERIUS, As Caesar, Ant, IOV ET HERCVL CONS CAES, Hercules giving

Victory to ruler, Gamma/XXI•; VF, centered, minor obv lgnd wkness, almost full bright silvering.

Very scarce rev type for this. (An EF brought $291, CNG eAuc 6/10.) MB $25

319 As Augustus, Follis, GENIO IMPERATORIS, Genius stg l, ALE; EF, obv perfectly centered &

sharply struck, smooth brown patina with attractive blush of green; rev nrly centered.

(An EF, same mint, brought $233, Kunker 9/17.) Starting Bid $30

320 GALERIA VALERIA, Follis, VENERI VICTRICI, Venus stg l, HTB, VF, well centered,

brown patina with slight touch of porosity, good hair detail.

(A VF with lt porosity brought $264, Pac. Coast 9/88.) Minimum Bid $35

321 SEVERUS II, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, S-F/PTR;

Superb EF+, centered & sharply struck with no wkness, crisp portrait detail, lustrous brown

surfaces with tinge of green on rev. Very attractive quality. (An EF realized $1150, Lanz 5/06.)

Starting Bid $250

322 MAXIMINUS II, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO CAESARIS, Genius stg l, •HTB•; F-VF,

technically better but weakly struck in centers; perfectly centered on large flan;

silvery-brown surfaces. (A VF [weak] brought $87, Agora 9/16.) Starting Bid $10

323 As Augustus, Reduced Follis,GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius stg l, altar, SMN; AEF,

well centered & struck, only mintmk a bit weak; good silvery-grey surfaces. Nice.

(An EF sold for $340, Artemide 3/09.) Starting Bid $35

324 ANONYMOUS, Æ3/4, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter std l./ VICTORIA AVGG, Victory adv l, ANT;

VF-EF/VF, obv lgnd mosdtly off at left, rev centered & complete, dark green patina with strong

earthen hilighting. Scarce & very nice for this. (A GVF brought $138, Freeman & Sear 2/02.)

Starting Bid $25

325 LICINIUS I, Æ3, Helmeted bust r/ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma std r, hldg shield inscr XV,

P-R/AQ (?); VF, well centered, slate green patina with hints of silvering, rev lgnd mostly wk

incl mintmk. Very rare type! Starting Bid $30