, Wife of , Augusta 178 - 182 A.D., Retrograde !
There are no breaks in the plating and the interior of the edge cracks is dark black. The is extraordinarily similar to the official mint, but this must be the of an ancient counterfeiter?!
RS85201. Silver , perhaps (?); apparently unpublished, cf. 283 (S), 21, 41, 6001 (all normal, not retrograde, reverses), VF, light marks and scratches, light corrosion, tiny edge cracks, no sign of a bronze core, 3.254 g, maximum 18.3 mm, 0o, (or counterfeiter?) mint, 180 - 182 A.D. (or later?); , draped right; (retrograde starting at 3:00), standing facing, veiled, right, in left hand, long in left right, right at feet on right (the entire is retrograde); extremely , possibly unique, retrograde !; $280.00 (€249.20)
Phaselis, , 500 - 466 B.C.
Partial . The was re-struck off-center over a of the , leaving two clear impressions.
GA83588. Silver tetrobol, 4396, 1200 var. (ΦA above galley, Σ below), -, -, VF, , , die wear, die cracks, partial , 3.507 g, maximum 15.0 mm, 90o, Phaselis mint, 500 - 440 B.C.; prow of war galley right in the form of a boar's forepart, partial with letters ΦA visible on ; stern right, ΦAΣ above, all in square; ex Numismatics, e-sale 21 (31 Oct 2015), 368; $200.00 (€178.00)
, 25 January 41 - 13 October 54 A.D., Aezanis,
A occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.RP85351. Bronze AE 20, cf. 3098, VF, 6.622 g, maximum 20.4 mm, Aizanis (Cavdarhisar, Turkey) mint, KΛAY∆IOΣ KAIΣAP, laureate right; of ; $200.00 (€178.00)
Malaka, Punic Iberia, 175 - 91 B.C.
Phoenicians from Tyre founded Malaka (Málaga, Spain today) about 770 B.C. The name was probably derived from the Phoenician word for "salt" because fish was salted near the harbor. After a period of Carthaginian rule, Malaka became of the Roman Empire. The Roman city enjoyed remarkable development under a special law, the Lex Malacitana. A Roman theater was built at this time. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, it was ruled first by the and then the (550–621). It was regained by the in 621 and ruled by them until the Umayyad Muslim conquest in 711.RP84866. Bronze AE 28, 786, 1727, CNH 9, 93, 357, aVF, double struck, encrustations, corrosion, ragged edge, 13.180 g, maximum 28.4 mm, 90o, Malaka (Málaga, Spain) mint, 175/150 - 100/91 B.C.; of Vulcan right, bearded and wearing conical cap, tongs behind, neo-Punic MLK outer left, all within laurel ; of facing; ex Numismatics ($175); $90.00 (€80.10)
, Early September 282 - c. July or August 283 A.D.,
A occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.RA84589. , aVF, green , deposits, areas of corrosion, 3.476 g, maximum 23.5 mm, IMP CARVS , and right; ; $85.00 (€75.65)
Judean Kingdom, Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan), 103 - 76 B.C.,
A occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.JD84590. Bronze , 1145, VF, off center, 2.319 g, maximum 15.6 mm, Jerusalem mint, 103 - 76 B.C.; , Yehonatan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, within ; of ; $85.00 (€75.65)
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.,
A occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.RL84593. Bronze reduced , aVF, 1.543 g, maximum 15.4 mm, 0o, as , 13 Nov 24 - 22 May 337 A.D.; D N IVL CONSTANTIVS , laureate and draped right; of the ; $80.00 (€71.20)
, Seljuqs Sultanate of Rum, Kaykhusraw I, 1192 - 1196, 1204-1210,
ME65438. Bronze fals, cf. 1202, 957, 121946 (all same , not brockages), VF, , 3.135 g, maximum 22.3 mm, 0o, horseman right, sword in right at shoulder, at each side of his , ornament below; of (normal is Arabic script); $75.00 (€66.75)
, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D., Antioch, Seleucis and Pieria,
The Battle of Antioch. After unwisely cut legionary pay, III Gallica hailed as emperor on 16 May 218. sent cavalry but they too joined . He finally abandoned his pay cut and paid a bonus, but it was too late. Legion II Parthica defected. General Gannys, the commander of Elagabalus' forces, decisively defeated was just outside Antioch on 8 June 218. shaved off his hair and beard and fled, disguised as a member of the military police. He was recognized by a centurion at Chalcedon on the , taken back to Antioch and executed.RP65620. Brass as, 778(b), 2004, aF, 3.652 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, AVT K M AVP C ANTΩNINIOC CE, laureate right; S C (S reversed), ∆ above, E below, all within closed at the top with a ; ; $40.00 (€35.60)
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