, 29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D., Ilion (Troy),
Ilion (Troy) became an ally of Rome in the 1st century BC. In 48 B.C., bestowed benefactions on the city, recalling the city's loyalty during the Mithridatic Wars, the city's connection with his cousin L. , and the family's claim that they were ultimately descended from through the Trojan prince and therefore shared a kinship with the Ilians. In 20 B.C., visited Ilion and financed the restoration and rebuilding of the sanctuary of Ilias, the bouleuterion, and the theater.RP79605. Bronze AE 19, 38; p. 71, 99; 439; 5414; p. 75, T280; 277 var. (no ), VF, broad , green , adjustment marks, 4.266 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 0o, Ilion (Troy) mint, 29 Jul 238 - 25 Feb 244 A.D.; AVT K M AN ΓOP∆IANO, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; mummiform statue of Ilias standing slightly right, right, transverse spear in right hand, in extended left hand, small round at feet, IΛIE−ΩN divided across near center; ex Ancient Imports; very ; $225.00 (Ä200.25)
Roman Republic, C. Sulpicius C. f. , 106 B.C.
interprets this as landing in Lanuvium (home of ) with the and the subsequent miracle of the white sow that foretold the founding of Longa. (David , RCV 2000RR17700. Silver
, 1, S 189, 312/1, 572, VF, 3.863 g, maximum 19.2 mm, 315o, Rome mint, 106 B.C.; conjoined heads of the left, D P P before; the standing facing, each holding spear and pointing at sow which lies between them, N above, C SVLPICI C F in ; two light scratches on ; SOLD
Roman Republic, C. Mamilius C.f. Limetanus, 82 B.C.
This alludes to the moneyer's claim of descent from , son of and Circe, and hence from Mercury -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. SH21139. Silver
, 282, 741, 362/1, 6, gVF, 3.661 g, maximum 20.2 mm, 315o, Rome mint, 82 B.C.; of Mercury right wearing winged , over shoulder; walking right, staff in left hand, right extended toward his dog, , C MAMIL downward on left, LIMETAN (AT ) upwards on right; SOLD
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