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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)


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)

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)

Titus and Domitian as Caesars Under Rule of Vespasian, AE20, AD 69-79, Very Rare


Obverse: Jugate, laureate heads of Titus and Domitian, right, [TIT]OC DOMITIANO[C KAICAREC] 


Issued in Lydia at the city of Mostene

Reverse: Hero on horse standing left with cape flowing behind, KAICAPEON [MOCTHNON]

20mm, 5.7g

Ref: RPC 992 (very few examples in the references)

Grade: VF for type


£150 SOLD

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)

Augustus, Brass Quadrans, Lugdunum, 10BC



Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus, right, IMP CAESAR

Reverse: Eagle standing facing with wings outstretched, AVGVSTVS above

Grade: F+

18mm, 2.24g


£70 SOLD

Carausius, Antoninianus, London Mint, Hilaritas, AD 286/7, Scarce



Obverse: Radiate bust of Carausius, right, IMP CARAVSIUS PF AVG





Reverse: Hilaritas standing left, holding long palm and cornucopia, mint mark ML in ex and F-O in field

23mm, 4.77g

Ref: RIC 41, S 13596var

Prov: BF Hanson's, ex John Wells Collection, previously Essex Coins

Grade: VF, small traces of silvering remain

£140 (+P&P to UK only, other locations please ask first)

Lydia, Maeonia. Pseudo-Autonomous Issue, Time of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180 Æ  Herakles 



Obverse: Bareheaded and bearded head of Herakles (Hercules)

Reverse: Omphale, naked but for lion’s skin hanging from neck and shoulders, walking right and carrying club over shoulder; Greek legend for Maeonia either side

18mm, 3.82g

Ref: NG Copenhagen 222-3



£55 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Seleuceia Ad Calycadnum, Valerian, AE33,




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 for Sale!


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)



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