, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D., Alexandreia ,
is depicted in the same pose as the , a massive marble sculpture, which depicts a muscular yet weary leaning on his club, which has his lion-skin draped over it. He has just performed the last of The Twelve Labors, which is suggested by the apples of the he holds behind his back. The is probably an enlarged copy made in the early third century A.D., signed by Glykon, from an original by Lysippos that would have been made in the fourth century B.C. The copy was made for the of in Rome (dedicated in 216 AD), where it was recovered in 1546. Today it is in Naples National Archaeological Museum. The statue was well liked by the Romans, and copies have been found in many Roman palaces and gymnasiums.RP72147. Brass AE 24, Apparently unpublished, perhaps unique; -, -, -, -, -, -, -, -, VF, and struck, grainy surfaces, 7.816 g, maximum 23.7 mm, 45o, (Eski Stambul, Turkey) mint, 13 Mar 222 - Mar 235 A.D.; M AV S AL-EXANDRV, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; COL AL AVG - TROAD, standing right, nude, right hand behind back presumably holding apples of the , leaning with left hand on his club, which has the Nemean Lion's skin draped over it; the only example known to ; $200.00 (Ä178.00)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
To the ancient Romans, Rome was "Roma Aeterna" (The Eternal City) and "Caput Mundi" (Capital of the World). The empire is history but Rome is today, the eternal city. Rome's influence on Western Civilization can hardly be overestimated; perhaps a greater influence than any other city on earth, making important contributions to politics, literature, culture, the arts, , music, religion, education, fashion, cinema and cuisine.RA74530. , , 2, 186; 532; 12027; , p. 56, EF, , excellent armed , near full , 4.284 g, maximum 23.1 mm, 180o, 3rd , Rome mint, emission 3, 278 A.D.; IMP PROBVS AVG, , helmeted and left, spear in right hand over right shoulder, on left arm; ROMAE , six column temple, statue of seated facing within, holds offering in her right hand and long vertical in her left hand, R*Γ in ; $120.00 (Ä106.80)
, 13 September 81 - 18 September 96 A.D.
The Roman statesman Pliny the Elder wrote that owls foretell only evil and are to be dreaded more than all other birds.RS70319. Silver , , 1, 771; 289; 223; 201; 89; -, VF/F, excellent centering, , die wear, 3.427 g, maximum 18.6 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 1 Jan - 13 Sep 95 A.D.; DOMIT AVG XIIII, laureate right; IMP XXII COS XVII , standing right on , wearing helmet and , brandishing javelin in right hand, in left hand, owl at feet on right; $90.00 (Ä80.10)
Perge, , 2nd Century B.C.
GB78006. Bronze AE 18, 373 ff.; 308; p. 121, 12, aVF, centered, light corrosion, tiny edge cracks, 3.141 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 0o, Perge mint, 2nd Century B.C.; of Pergaean within temple, with spread wings on ; APTEMI∆OΣ ΠEPΓAIAΣ, quiver with bow tied behind; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $40.00 (Ä35.60)
Illustrating Lost Masterpieces of Greek Art
Using the finest coins from all of the museums and collections of Europe, F. W. Imhoof-Blumer and Percy , both outstanding numismatist and archaeologists, compared the works of art shown on coins with the descriptions of Pausanias, a traveler in during the second century A.D. They then compiled their Numismatic Commentary to Pausanias which is here revised and enlarged with translations of the original Greek texts, additional plates, and a completely new section concerning the coins of Athens.BU65126. Illustrating Lost Masterpieces of Greek Art by F. Imhoof-Blumer & Percy , edited by Al. N. Oikonomides, 1964, 36 plates, 176 pages, dust jacket, used, Argonaut, Inc., 1964; $30.00 (Ä26.70)
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