, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D., Roman Provincial
RPC notes that a worn specimen of this "has recently turned up in a small hoard of bronzes from , which otherwise had nothing later than AD 121/2." Prior to that date, only and ruled long enough to issue coins dated year 21 and RPC suggests to . We disagree. Year 21 of was seven years before his first dated coins. ruled long enough, but the mint stopped striking bronze in his year six. died on 8 or 9 August of his 20th year. In , Trajan's 21st year would have begun on 29 August 117. We believe this was struck after 29 August 117, in the few days before the mint was informed of his death. The short period explains the great rarity. After the mint was informed of Hadrian's accession, they changed the to the bull right and the date to L B, year 2 of .
RX85457. Bronze , 5111 (5 spec.), 50, 2629, A.5, 4260 (R5 for year 20, a misreading of year 21), -, F, irregular underweight , date weak, 0.810 g, maximum 11.8 mm, 315o, mint, , 29 Aug - early Sep 117 A.D.; right; right, L KA (year 21); very ; $180.00 (Ä160.20)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D., Roman Provincial
was born to a distinguished family. After a typical senatorial career, he made a name for himself as of . He was adopted as Hadrian's heir and succeeded soon after. His reign was long and peaceful, a Golden Age of tranquility and prosperity.RX57408. Bronze , 2055; 1638; 2751; p. 136, 1150 ; 35.476, F, 13.049 g, maximum 32.5 mm, 0o, mint, 29 Aug 149 - 28 Aug 150 A.D.; AYT K T AIΛ A∆P − ANTWNINOC CE−B EYC, laureate right; L (in ) TPICKAI Iς (year 13), reclining left, crowned with lotus, reed in left, in right from which infant emerges offering him a , right below; $90.00 (Ä80.10)
and , 16 - 15 B.C., Augusta , Gaul
This two-headed brass was commonly cut between the heads, creating two individual one-as coins.
The commemorates the conquest of in 30 B.C. and was probably issued in connection with Augustus' visit to Gaul in 16 B.C.RP72851. Bronze cut half (as), cf. 1729, 155, 523, VF, half of cut coin, green , scratches, 5.205 g, maximum 27.1 mm, 0o, Augusta (Nimes, France) mint, 16 - 15 B.C.; IMP , back to back heads of , right, and [ , wearing rostral , (cut, off )]; COL NEM, right chained to a , above, two fronds below; $85.00 (Ä75.65)
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