Roman Republic, Vergilius, Gargilius and Ogulnius, 86 B.C.
The as is the only bronze struck by these .RR76801. Bronze as, I 2632, 350A/3c, 722b, 752, VF, encrusted areas, some spots of corrosion, 13.454 g, maximum 28.0 mm, 180o, 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; $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)
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 1357, 1160, 733, gF, , light corrosion, edge cracks, 24.804 g, maximum 31.0 mm, 90o, 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 ; $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, , 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 545, 710, F, green , some , minor encrustations, slightly with sprue, 30.064 g, maximum 34.3 mm, 90o, 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, mint, 169 - 158 B.C.; laureate and bearded of , I above; prow right, above, I right; $100.00 (€89.00)
Roman Republic, C. C.F. Pansa, 90 B.C.
In 90 B.C., 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, mint, 90 B.C.; laureate of , I above; , three galley prows right, C AV (AV ) in , I right; $100.00 (€89.00)
Roman Republic, L. Saufeius, 152 B.C.
In Roman mythology, (or Ianus) was the god of gates, doors, doorways, and of beginnings and endings. is one of the few major deities in Roman mythology that does not have a Greek origin or counterpart.RR73684. Bronze as, 720, 204/2, 385, 836, F, with offset pre-strike casting seam, 23.329 g, maximum 32.0 mm, 90o, mint, 152 B.C.; laureate and bearded of , I (mark of value) above; prow right, crescent over L•SAVF (VF ), I (mark of value) right, below; ex ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Roman Republic, Anonymous, 211 - 208 B.C.
A miniature version of an as, struck during the Second Punic War.RR74378. Bronze reduced as, cf. 97/28, VF, nice green , no visible mark of value or mint mark, 1.553 g, maximum 19.3 mm, 50o, Luceria(?) mint, 211 - 208 B.C.; laureate of bearded ; prow of galley right, below; very ; $100.00 (€89.00)
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