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Reverse: COS IIII above emperor seated left on curule chair on top of a platform with officer standing behind, Liberalitas holding abacus and cornucopia, citizen standing right at foot of platform, holding out fold of toga. [LIBERALITAS AVG III] in two lines in exergue. S C either side in field.
Grade: VF, unusual obverse legend of IMP instead of TR P
Ref: RIC III 774, S4187
Prov: Ex TimeLine auctions
£300 (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask) #8
Reverse: Rider on horseback raising right hand, right, COS V
Ref: S2638, RIC 957
Grade: AVF/F, old European packet
£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #139a
Reverse: Bull butting right, IMP.X in exergue
Grade: VF+ slightly off centre as this coin often is, wonderful example
Ref: RIC I 167a, RSC 137
£470 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #146
Reverse: Annona standing left by altar, forepart of galley behind her, PONT MAX TR POT COS III SC, ANNONA AVG in exergue
Ref: RIC 570, S3576
Grade: Almost very fine
£135 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #168
Reverse: [ITALIA] below; Italia, towered and draped, seated to the left on globe, holding cornucopia and sceptre; in fields: SC
Grade: VF/ AVF dark patina, rubbed in places, Scarce coin. 25.75g, 32.96mm
Ref: RIC 746a
Prov: Ex Hansons, previously Essex coins
£120 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #114
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)
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