Kings of , Deiotaros, c. 64 - 40 B.C.
Deiotarus was chief of the Tolistobogii tribe in western and became of . He was a faithful ally of against of , for which he was rewarded by Pompey. pardoned him for siding with Pompey in the civil war but he was deprived of some of his dominions. After Caesar's death, , for a large payment, publicly announced that, in accordance with instructions left by , Deiotarus was to resume possession of all the territory of which he had been deprived. When civil war broke out again, Deiotarus supported the anti-Caesarian party of and Cassius, but after the Battle of in 42 B.C., he went over to the triumvirs. He retained his kingdom until his death at a very advanced age.
GB84653. Bronze AE 18, K1; p. 536, 2; 6099; 775 (R1); -; -, gVF, glossy dark green , slightest , 5.923 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 45o, Pessinus (Ballihisar, Turkey) mint, c. 63 - 58 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right; standing left on (thunderbolt), right, wings slightly open, (∆HIOTAP) left; ; $180.00 (€160.20)
Anatolia, Unknown , 2nd Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
, p. 536, notes that this crab , struck in three denominations is traditionally attributed to Amyntas, of , 39 - 25 B.C., but omits the coins from the catalog because, "It is hard to see that this is really a version of the king's name." RPC then discusses other possible attributions and dismisses them all. We agree Amyntas is surely wrong.SH65879. Bronze AE 16, 5381; (1874) p. 332, 13; - (note, p. 536), VF, 3.985 g, maximum 16.2 mm, 0o, uncertain mint, crab; BA ME/MTOY / M (sic), in three lines, no ; very ; $90.00 (€80.10)
and , 62 - 65 A.D., ,
was renowned for her beauty and voluptuous extravagance. divorced his first wife to marry her in 62 A.D. Three years later, in a fit of anger, kicked her in the abdomen. Pregnant, she died from her injuries.RP79843. Bronze AE 27,
3562, 2400, 6117, 662, gF, nice , legends not full struck, adjustment marks on the , small , 13.988 g, maximum 27.1 mm, 0o, (?) mint, 62 - 65 A.D.; NEPΩNOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY, laureate of right; ΠOΠΠIAΣ ΣEBAΣTHΣ, draped of right; SOLD
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