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Reverse: Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and sceptre, P M TR P COS III
Grade: Almost very fine
Ref: RIC 94
Prov: Ex Hanson's, previously Essex Coins
£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #111
Reverse: Virtus, helmeted and draped, standing to right, left foot on helmet, holding spear in right and parazonium in left
Grade: Very fine, lovely portrait
Ref: RIC II.3 851
Prov: Ex Roma, previously a European collection
£110 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #110
Reverse: RESTITVTORI HISPANIAE Hadrian, togate, standing left, extending his right hand to grasp that of Hispania, who kneels left before him; between them a rabbit or helmet.
18mm, 3.41g, Ref: cf S3535
Prov: Ex Lockdales
£200 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)
Prov: Ex DNW, previously from the Chris Rudd Collection, comes with ticket
£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Reverse: Aequitas standing holding scales and cornucopia, AEQVITAS AVGVST
Ref: S2019, RIC 1
£170 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Reverse: VICT AETERN, Victory flying left, holding open wreath with both hands over shield set on base
Ref: S7205, RIC23
£250 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)
Reverse: COS III PATER PATRIAE
Ref: S3022, RIC 12
Prov: ex Lockdales
Grade: VF but weak in parts, sprinkler is only partly visible
£165 (+ P&P, non-UK locations please ask)
Reverse: P M TR P V COS II P P, Mars standing left, holding branch & resting hand on shield, A in left field
Prov: ex Roma Numismatics
Grade: EF but slightly off centre as are many antoninianii.
£75 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Imperatorial Coinage, Mark Antony, Quinarius, Portrait of His First Wife, Fulvia, 42BC, Lugdunum
This coin is famous on two counts. Firstly, as it was issued by Mark Antony and secondly, as it depicts his first wife Fulvia. Numimatically histroical, as it was the first time a living female had been depicted on coinage!
Obv: Winged bust of Fulvia, as Victory, right, III•VIR behind, R•P•C before
Rev: Lion walking right between A - XLI, ANTONI above, IMP in exergue
Reverse: IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG REST around large SC
Ref: RIC 437, S2594
Grade: Very Fine, SCARCE
Reverse: DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana standing left holding long torch with both hands.
Reverse a little weak but the portrait is good.
£65 (P&P free to UK)
Rev: CONSECRATIO, eagle standing right, head left, wings open
VF but a little ragged to edge
Rev: Peacock standing r., head l., on sceptre with knobs on both ends.
EF/AEF, Good silver and toned
Imperatorial Coinage, M. Junius Brutus (Julius Caesar's Assassin in 44BC), Silver Denarius, 54BC
Brutus was born M Junius Brutus but after being adopted took the name Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus, he later reverted to his birth name. As senator, he took a leading role amongst the plotters leading to the assassination of Julius Caesar, in the belief that it would save the Roman Republic. However, the death of Caesar in 44BC resulted in civil war and two years later he committed suicide after losing the battle of Philippi.
Obverse: bust of Libertas right, LIBERTAS behind