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Harmony (Homonoia or Concordia)
In Roman religion, Concordia was the goddess of harmony, concord, agreement, understanding, oneness of mind, and marital harmony. The greek name for her was Homonoia. The cult of Concordia Augusta ("Majestic Harmony") was of special importance to the imperial household. Concord between emperors and with the military was especially important and often the subject of coinage. Concordia is usually depicted wearing a long cloak and holding a patera (sacrificial bowl), a cornucopia (symbol of prosperity), or a caduceus (symbol of peace).
, 16 March 37 - 24 January 41 A.D.
The first mint portrait , and a highly sought after .
SH84794. , 33; p. 152, 36; 47; 4; 1800, gF, excellent centering and strike, attractive portrait, worn and scraped on high points, bumps and scratches, 27.881 g, maximum 35.6 mm, 180o, mint, 37 - 38 A.D.; C AVG PON M , laureate left; IVLIA, the three sisters of standing, in the guises of , , and , S C ( ) in ; ; $2000.00 (€1780.00)
, Augusta 146 - Winter 175/176 A.D., Wife of
In Roman religion, was the goddess of agreement, understanding, and marital harmony. The cult of Augusta ("Majestic Harmony") was of special importance to the imperial household. She is usually depicted wearing a long cloak and holding a (sacrificial ), a (symbol of prosperity), or a (symbol of peace).RB26685. , AP1368, AP2198, 50, 22, 4710, VF, 19.689 g, maximum 31.5 mm, 0o, mint, struck under , 157 - 161 A.D.; FAVSTINA , draped right, hair wavy and drawn back into at back; (daughter of the pius emperor), standing left, in extended right, in left hand, across below center; $360.00 (€320.40)
, Augusta July or August 219 - about September 220 A.D., First Wife of
In 219, arranged for her grandson to marry . The wedding was a lavish ceremony and Paula was given the honorific title of Augusta. In 220, he divorced her and married , a Virgin.
RS79622. Silver , 172, 6a, 211, 1, 7655, VF, nice portrait, excellent centering, frosty surfaces, 3.077 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, mint, 219 - 220 A.D.; IVLIA PAVLA AVG, bare-headed, draped right; (harmony), seated left, in right hand, left elbow resting on arm of throne, in left ; ; $230.00 (€204.70)
, Wife of , Augusta 178 - 182 A.D.
In Roman religion, was the goddess of agreement, understanding, and marital harmony. The cult of Augusta ("Majestic Harmony") was of special importance to the imperial household. She is usually depicted wearing a long cloak and holding a (sacrificial ), a (symbol of prosperity), or a (symbol of peace).RS79831. Silver , 279; 9; p. 693, 29; 7; 5997, VF, , nice portrait, edge cracks, 3.085 g, maximum 17.8 mm, 0o, mint, 180 - 182 A.D.; , draped right, hair waved, pulled back and knotted in low on back of ; (harmony), clasped ; $190.00 (€169.10)
, March or April 177 - 31 December 192 A.D.
The elaborate composition reflects the special care took in supplying the much needed African grain to (in fear of mob uprisings).RS84978. Silver , 95, 17, 144, 647, 5627, -, VF, nice portrait, , die wear, edge cracks, 3.212 g, maximum 18.4 mm, 180o, mint, 184 - 185 A.D.; ANT AVG , laureate right; IMP VII P P, standing left, statuette of holding and in Annona's right hand, in her left hand, overflowing with grain at feet on left, two persons on prow at feet on right, ANN in ; $150.00 (€133.50)
, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.
identifies this for as either an as or a reduced . The as (or reduced ) is a very this late in the empire.RA76203. Bronze as, 1871, 145d0(1), 297, 33, 11646, 80 var. ( number), 27 var. (4th ), VF, , nice green , , 6.041 g, maximum 26.7 mm, 180o, 1st (?), mint, issue 11, early - September 275; IMP AVRELIANVS AVG, laureate and right; (harmony of the Emperor), Emperor and empress clasping , above and between them a and draped of Sol right; $120.00 (€106.80)
, March or April 177 - 31 December 192 A.D., and
celebrating the between and .SH90561. Brass , 1546; -; -; -; -; -, aF, rough, pitted, varnished, 30.353 g, maximum 41.5 mm, 0o, (Bergama, Turkey) mint, P. Pius, 180 - 182 A.D.; AV KAI M AVPH KOMMO∆OC, laureate and draped right, from behind, oval ( ?); EΠI CTP Π AI ΠIOY KOINON OMONOIA, Asklepios on left, standing slightly right, snake entwined staff in right hand; cult statue of of on left, standing facing, wearing and veil, arms extended with supports; ΠEPΓAMHNΩN KAI EΦECIΩN in ; HUGE 41mm !; very ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, August 253 - September 268 A.D.
This coin was dedicated to Gallienus' relations with the army. eventually fell out of harmony with his guard and officers. He was ambushed and murdered by his own men. The future emperors and were likely both involved in the conspiracy leading to his assassination.
SH77278. Silver , 15u, J132, 131a, 10190, J3, VF, excellent portrait, metal, , , flatly struck centers, 3.700 g, maximum 23.5 mm, 180o, mint, 254 A.D.; IMP C GALLIENVS AVG, and right, from the front; CONCORDIAE EXERCIT (Harmony with the army), standing facing, left, in right hand, double in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; $100.00 (€89.00)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
This coin is dedicated to the goddess for her quality of preserving the public peace by keeping the army true to its allegiance.
RS79558. Silver , 32b, 55, 7, 8932, VF, nice portrait, excellent centering and strike, frosty surfaces, edge cracks, 3.982 g, maximum 23.1 mm, 225o, mint, 244 - 245 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped, and right, seen from behind; MILIT (the loyalty of the soldiers), standing facing, left, in each hand; $95.00 (€84.55)
, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.; EQVITI Series II of Ticinum, E, PXXI
Ticinum mint series II - click "EQVITI" to read the article, "Coins of with Coded Markings of Embedded in the mint mark." The letter "E" in the is the first letter of the . The letter "P" in the indicates this coin was struck by the first (mint workshop). The letters of the word are coded in the of coins from all the of the mint, with the specific letters of the assigned to each in order corresponding with their numbers. This probably refers to cavalry. It may be truncated because there were only six in operation. RA83456. , , 2, 480; VI/1 p. 67; 121; 11965 var., VF, full circles strike, traces of , 4.463 g, maximum 23.1 mm, 0o, 1st , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, emission 9, 281 A.D.; IMP C PROBVS AVG, and mantled left, holding an eagle-tipped ; (harmony with the soldiers), standing slightly, left, flanked by two standards, one in each hand, E left, PXXI in ; $90.00 (€80.10)
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