, 11 April 217 - 8 June 218 A.D.
was Praetorian Prefect for but arranged Caracalla's assassination and seized power. He and his son were accepted by the senate. The Syrian legions, inspired by , Caracalla's aunt, revolted after he concluded an unfavorable peace with the Persians. He was defeated and executed.SL84525. , 139 (S), 120 var. (also draped, noted), 66 71, 7386, -, , strike 5/5, surface 5/5 (4373010-005), lovely mahogany tone with lighter tones on the high points, 20.5 g, maximum 31 mm, 15o, Rome mint, 11 Apr 217 - 31 Dec 217 A.D.; M SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate and right, from the front; TR P COS P P, standing facing, left, long in right hand, in left hand, drapery over left arm, flanking across below center; NGC Certified, ex Stacks-Bowers; $990.00 (€881.10)
Roman Republic, M. Plaetorius Cestianus, 69 B.C.
The moneyer, M. Plaetorius Cestianus, was from , in , 23 miles east-southeast of Rome, home of the great temple to . Her sanctuary was an immense complex of buildings rising up the hillside on five vast terraces, connected with each other by grand staircases, visible even from the sea. The likely depicts a in the sanctuary. The epithet of means "Original." She was represented suckling two babes, said to be and , and she was especially worshiped by matrons. The oracle continued to be consulted down to Christian times, until Constantine the Great, and again later I, forbade the practice and closed the temple.SH76980. Silver , Rome 3524 (same wheel control); 405/1b; 800a; 340, F, banker's mark, 3.563 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 135o, Rome mint, 69 B.C.; diademed and draped of right, hair in net, wheel (control symbol) behind; temple , ornamented with sculpture of an anguipede (snake legged) giant holding a club(?) in his left hand, M PLAETORI (AE ) on the , S C in ; very ; $720.00 (€640.80)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
was the goddess or personification of luck and success. She played an important role in Rome's state religion during the empire and was frequently portrayed on coins. She became a prominent symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire.RS75697. Silver , 75A (R); 130, 8945, -, EF, strike with dies, nice metal, 4.966 g, maximum 22.4 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 247 - 248 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; IIII COS P P, standing left, long in right hand, in left hand; $360.00 (€320.40)
Romano-British Empire, , Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
The and legends and types are known from the mint with MLXXI in the and B - E across the ( 31, Web 34). This variety, without marks and perhaps unofficial, is unpublished in the many references examined by . We also could not find an example online. This is the only example known to .
RA73246. , Apparently unpublished, -, -, -, -, -, -, -, , aVF, green , broad , crude, light marks, 3.624 g, maximum 22.1 mm, 180o, uncertain mint, IMP CARAVSIVS , and draped right; (the fortune of the Emperor), standing facing, left, long vertical in right hand, in left hand; from the Charles Peters Collection; possibly unique!; $250.00 (€222.50)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
On 25 February 138, designated his successor, on condition that he adopt and . died on 10 July after a heart failure at Baiae, he was buried at Rome in the Gardens of beside his wife, . succeeded as Emperor and asked the Senate to confer divine honors for . SH77280. Silver , 17, 11 (S), 77, 16, 4054, VF, nice portrait, centered on a , , die wear, tiny edge cracks, 3.216 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 138 A.D.; IMP HADRI ANTONINVS, right; AVG II, standing left, in right hand, in left hand; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex Barry Murphy; ; $240.00 (€213.60)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
was the goddess or personification of luck and success. She played an important role in Rome's state religion during the empire and was frequently portrayed on coins. She became a prominent symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire. RB83480. , 150a, 138, - (p. lxxxvii), 9005, gVF, portrait, centered on a tight squared , green encrustations, 17.859 g, maximum 28.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 247 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; IIII P P, standing half left, long in right hand, in left hand; $170.00 (€151.30)
, Late 195 or Early 196 - 19 February 197 A.D.
was the goddess of luck, fortune, and fate. She might bring luck, or bad. This coin was dedicated to Reduci in the hope that she would safely return to Rome. Apparently she wasn't impressed. Despite being and consul when this coin was struck, Clodius remained in Britain. In 195 A.D., after consolidating his position, Septimius declared Clodius a public enemy. After Clodius was defeated in 197 A.D., his body, along with the bodies of his wife and children, were thrown into the Rhone at . Only his returned to Rome - sent as a warning to others who might oppose Septimius.RB77426. , 53a (R), III 17, 533, 34, 6150, - (p. xliii), aF, 17.522 g, maximum 27.8 mm, 180o, Rome mint, as , 194 - 195A.D.; D CL SEPT ALBIN , right; REDVCI , seated left, holding tiller of rudder set on globe with right hand, in left hand, wheel under seat, S C in ; ; $160.00 (€142.40)
, Augusta 194 - 8 April 217 A.D.
was born in in 170 A.D. She was the youngest daughter of high-priest Julius , a descendant of the Royal House of . was famous for its Temple of the Sun, the center of worship for the ancient pagan cult El-Gebal (or Elagabal). El-Gebal, worshiped in the form of a conical black stone, was the Aramaic name for the Syrian Sun God and means God of the Mountain. was also the birthplace of three other Roman empresses, , and , and one emperor, Domna's nephew, .RS84440. Silver , 65, S624 (S), p. 103 note citing 65 ( Coll.), -, VF, nice , , porous, light marks, small deposits, 3.239 g, maximum 17.6 mm, 45o, (Homs, ) mint, 194 - 8 Apr 217 A.D.; IVLIA DOMNA AVG, draped right; , seated left on throne without back, on , rudder in right hand, in left hand; ; ; $150.00 (€133.50)
, 18 September 96 - 25 January 98 A.D.
On 28 October 97 A.D. recalled his general , age 44, from the German frontier and was forced by the Praetorian Guard to adopt him as his successor.RB55449. Copper as, 83, 130, 68, F, scratches, 10.666 g, maximum 26.9 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 97 A.D.; IMP AVG P P, laureate right; FORTVNA ( fortune of the Emperor), standing left, rudder held by tiller in right hand, in left hand, flanking across ; $125.00 (€111.25)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
The epithet Bonus, "the ," is used with other abstract deities such as ("Good Fortune"), Bona ("Good Thinking" or "Sound Mind"), and ("Valid Hope," perhaps to be translated as "Optimism"), as well as with the mysterious and multivalent Bona Dea, a goddess whose rites were celebrated by women.RS76958. Silver , 6267, 369, 68, 343, VF, excellent eastern portrait, some light corrosion, 2.130 g, maximum 18.1 mm, (Homs, ) mint, 194 A.D.; IMP CAE L SEP SEV AVG , laureate right; , standing left, basket of fruit in right, two heads of grain in left; $125.00 (€111.25)
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