Roman Republic, Vergilius, Gargilius and Ogulnius, 86 B.C.
The as is the only bronze struck by these .RR76801. Bronze as, I Rome 2632, 350A/3c, 722b, 752, VF, encrusted areas, some spots of corrosion, 13.454 g, maximum 28.0 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 86 B.C.; laureate of , I (mark of value above); OGVL GAR VER (VL, AR, and VE ), war galley prow left, X (control letter) before prow; $225.00 (€200.25)
Roman Republic, L. Memmius Galeria, 106 B.C.
(or Ianus) was the god of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings and endings. He is most often depicted as having two faces or heads, facing in opposite directions. is believed to be one of the few major deities in Roman mythology that does not have a Greek origin or counterpart.RR77516. Bronze as, 313/2, 575 (very ), I Rome 1357, 1160, 733, gF, , light corrosion, edge cracks, 24.804 g, maximum 31.0 mm, 90o, Rome mint, 106 B.C.; laureate bearded of , I (mark of value) above; Prow right, of decorating (prow-stem), standing left before prow and placing on of , L MEMMI (ME ) above, below; from the Andrew McCabe Collection; very ; $200.00 (€178.00)
Tenedos, Islands off , c. 550 - 470 B.C.
GS79837. Silver , 506; 338; p. 91, 4; 380 (S); -, F, , 1.644 g, maximum 12.2 mm, 180o, Tenedos mint, c. 550 - 470 B.C.; archaic janiform , male on left, female on right (Zeus and ?); (double axe), TENE∆EOΣ, all within an square; ; $200.00 (€178.00)
Katane, , Roman Rule, c. 212 - 50 B.C.
As observed by Strabo the location of Katane at the foot of Mount Etna on the east coast of was both a source of benefits and of evils. On the one hand, the violent outbursts of the from time to time desolated great parts of the city's territory. On the other, the volcanic ashes produced fertile soil, especially suitable for the growth of vines. ( . vi. p. 269.).GI76962. Bronze as, cf. III p. 101, 14; p. 54, 91; 206; 558; 470; 1303; 619 (S), gF, , left side weak, 12.263 g, maximum 24.9 mm, 315o, Katane (Catania, , Italy) mint, c. 212 - 50 B.C.; of , wearing , two left, one right; KATA-ΩN-IAN (clockwise from upper right), Demeter standing half left, stalks of grain in extended right hand, long torch vertical behind in left hand; ; $180.00 (€160.20)
, , 88 - 31 B.C.
Cassander of founded in 315 B.C. He named it after his wife Thessalonike, a half-sister of Alexander the Great. The Romans made the capital of the Roman province of 168 B.C.GB79940. Bronze AE 26, 19, pl. 23, 9; 804; 369; p. 112, 35, F, green , 11.809 g, maximum 25.9 mm, 0o, Thessalonika (Salonika, ) mint, 88 - 31 B.C.; laureate of , I above; two Centaurs prancing, back to back, each with cloak flying behind and holding a branch, ΘEΣΣAΛO/NIKHΣ in two lines in ; $150.00 (€133.50)
Roman Republic, M. Furius L.f. Philus, 119 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.
This commemorates the by Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus and Q. Fabius over the Allobrogoges and the Averni in Gaul in 121 B.C.RR84584. Silver , cf. 156, 281/1, 529, 18 (normal types), F, , 3.757 g, maximum 18.7 mm, Rome mint, 119 B.C.; M•FOVRI•L•F, laureate of ; of ; $150.00 (€133.50)
Roman Republic, C. C.F. Pansa, 90 B.C.
In 90 B.C., Rome barely managed to stave off total defeat in the . The Italians were denied citizenship and, despite making up over half the Roman army, were denied a share of the booty and lands. They rebelled and raised an army of 100,000 battle-hardened soldiers. After Roman victories and citizenship concessions, the war was nearly over by 88 B.C.RR59575. Copper as, 342/7d; 690b; 744, F, 7.587 g, maximum 26.3 mm, 270o, Rome mint, 90 B.C.; laureate of , I above; , three galley prows right, C AV (AV ) in , I right; $110.00 (€97.90)
Roman Republic, L. Furius Philus, c. 189 - 180 B.C.
In 188 B.C., through the Treaty of , the Seleucid , Antiochus III, surrendered all his Greek and Anatolian possessions as far east as the Mountains. Rome had become master of the eastern Mediterranean. Continuing quarrels among the Greek cities and leagues increases the conviction in Rome that there will be no peace in until Rome takes full control.RR65633. Bronze as, 641 (same die), 144/1, 300, 1, I Rome 540, 677, aF, 23.822 g, maximum 31.2 mm, 45o, uncertain mint, c. 169 - 80 B.C.; laureate of bearded , I (mark of value) above; prow right, flying right holding and LFP (obscured) above, I (mark of value) before, below; ; $110.00 (€97.90)
Roman Republic, , 169 - 157 B.C.
The moneyer is perhaps L. Flaccus, appointed as a triumvir in 190 B.C. to conduct to Placentia and Cremona, and a son of the P. Flaccus, who commanded in the Second Punic War.RR76431. Copper as, 356, 191/1, I Rome 545, 710, F, green , some , minor encrustations, slightly with sprue, 30.064 g, maximum 34.3 mm, 90o, Rome mint, 169 - 157 B.C.; laureate of bearded , I (mark of value) above; galley prow right, VAL above, I (mark of value) right, below; from a California dealer; $110.00 (€97.90)
Roman Republic, L. Licinius Murena, 169 - 158 B.C.
RR54575. Bronze as, 186/1, 373, F, nice green , 18.975 g, maximum 29.8 mm, 270o, Rome mint, 169 - 158 B.C.; laureate and bearded of , I above; prow right, above, I right; $100.00 (€89.00)
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