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Carausius, Antoninianus, London Mint, Salus, AD 292-293, Scarce

Obverse: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius, right, IMP CARAVSIUS P F AVG


Reverse: Salus, draped, standing right, feeding snakeheld in arms, S-P either side, MLXXI in ex 





23mm, 3.11g

Ref: RIC V Carausius 164 (also claimed 161 by PAS/Moorhead but this lacks GG after AVG), S13712

Prov: BF Hanson's, (included in Dr. S Moorhead's corpus for RIC - this coin placed in RIC161 (see comment above), found Wiltshire recorded with PAS details will be provided.

Grade: VF, slight loss to edges

£165 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Constantine BI Follis, Trier Mint, Sol Standing, AD 306-337

Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust right, IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse: Sol standing left, holding globe and raised right hand, star inleft field, PTR in exergue

23mm, 3.26g

Ref: RIC 875

Grade: VF/VF+



£85 (P&P FREE to all locations) #1198

Gordian III AE25 Pentassarion of Dionysopolis, Moesia Inferior, Hygieia AD238-244

Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Serapis left, AVT K M ANTWNIOC ΓOΡΔIANOC AYΓ

Reverse: ΔIONYCOΠOΛITΩN, Hygieia right, with serpent and patera; E (denomination) in field

Ref: Moushmov 133 

Grade: EF with wonderful portraits and dark patina

27.5mm, 10.88



£100 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)


Macedon, Amphipolis, Divus Augustus, Under Tiberius, AE22, AD14-37

Obverse: Bare head, right, legend in Greek around

Reverse: Artemis Tauropolos on bull advancing right, holdinh billowing veil over head, AMPHIPOLITON

22mm, 7.07

Grade: VF

Ref: RPC 1 1635



£100 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Septimius Severus, Lydia, Acrasus, AE20, Asklepios, AD193-211

Obverse: Laureate head, right, AY K A CEΠ - CEOVHPOC

Reverse: AKPACIΩTΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding snake-entwined staff

3.03g, 20mm

Ref: SNG 22

Grade: VF+ with sandy patina



£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Germanicus and Drusus, During Reign of Tiberius, AE16 Lydia, Sardes (Caesares 15BC-AD19)

Obverse: Bare head of Germanicus, right, ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ / ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΩΝ

Reverse: Bare head of Drusus, right, ΔΡΟΥΣΟΣ / ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ

Ref: RPC 1 2992

16mm, 3.48g

Grade: VF for type

Prov: Ex Naumann



£150 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Seleuceia Ad Calycadnum, Valerian, AE33, 253-260AD

Obverse: AVT K ΠO ΛIK OVAΛEΡIAN-OC, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust, right


Reverse: CEΛE VKEΩ)N ΠΡOC KA-ΛYKAΔN-Ω or similar, confronted busts of Apollo, laureate, facing right, laurel branch before, and Artemis-Tyche, wearing small modius and facing left, cornucopiae behind

Grade: VF dark patina, slightly double struck on reverse

33mm, 14.3g, comes with old ticket

Ref: SNGLev 786, Scarce





£220 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Spain, Turiaso, Tiberius, AE As, Bull Standing 14-37AD

Obverse:  TI CAESAR AVG F IMP PONT M, laureate head right

Reverse: M PONT MARS - MVN TVR above, C MARI VEGETO below, II/VIR to right, bull standing right.

RPC 418b

28.5mm, 12.58g

Grade:VF, with sandy deposits

Pov: Ex CNG coins


£190 (P&P FREE to Uk, other locations please ask first)

Vespasian as Augustus, Antioch, Syria, Bronze, AE14, Not Often Seen

Obv: IMP CAES [VESP] AVG P M COS IIII, laureate head of Vespasian, right

Reverse: S C in laurel wreath

15.68g, 14mm x 5mmh

Ref: RPC 2006, BMC221

Only 14 specimens on RPC

Prov: ex Naumann Numismatics


 £90 (FREE P&P to UK)

Galba, Tetradrachm, Alexandria, AD 68-9

Obverse: Laureate bust right, legend around, date LA =year 1 (AD68-9)

Reverse: Eleutheria standing, holdin wreath and sceptre, legend either side

12.86g, 25mm

Ref: RPC 1 5327

Prov: Ex DNW



£250 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Tiberius as Caesar, Bronze As, Great Altar of Lugdunum, AD 4-14

Obverse: laureate head right, (reading from 5 o'clock) TI CAESAR AVGVST F IMPERAT VII


Reverse: front elevation of the Altar of Lugdunum, decorated with the corona civica between laurels, nude figures, & Victories, ROM ET AVG

Grade: AVF, green patina and slightly porous

Ref: RIC2 245, S1756

27mm, 12.68g

Prov: Ex Lockdales, comes with old ticket dated 1956




£195 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Hadrian, Nacrasa, Lydia, AE15 Bronze, AD117-138

Obverse: laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian, right, ΑΥ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC

Reverse: draped bust of Demos, right, VΝΑΚΡΑϹΙΤO[Ν]

16.19mm, 2.7g

Grade: AVF for type, off centre




£60 SOLD



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