Kingdom of , , Micipsa, c. 148 - 118 B.C.
(202 - 46 B.C.) was an Ancient Berber kingdom in what is now Algeria and a smaller of Tunisia, in . It was bordered by the kingdoms of (modern-day Morocco) to the , the Roman province of (modern-day Tunisia) to the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the , and the Sahara Desert to the south. After the death of the long-lived Masinissa c. 148 B.C., he was succeeded by his son Micipsa. When Micipsa died in 118, he was succeeded by his two sons Hiempsal I and Adherbal, and by his illegitimate grandson, . had Hiempsal killed, which led to war with Adherbal. Rome declared war after killed some Roman businessmen aiding Adherbal. surrendered and received a highly favorable peace treaty, which raised suspicions of bribery. The Roman commander was summoned to Rome to corruption charges. was also forced to come to Rome to testify, where he was completely discredited. War broke out again and several legions were dispatched to . The war dragged out into a seemingly endless campaign. Frustrated at the apparent lack of action, Gaius returned to Rome to seek election as Consul. was elected, and then returned to take control of the war. He sent his Cornelius to neighboring to eliminate their support for . With the of I of , captured . In 104 B.C., after being paraded through the streets of Rome in Marius' Triumph, was executed.GB77302. Bronze AE 27, MAA 18a, III 50, 32, 505 ff., 6597, F, near black dark glossy , earthen deposits, 14.970 g, maximum 26.7 mm, 0o, Numidian mint, c. 148 - 118 B.C.; laureate of left, pointed beard, dot ; horse galloping left, pellet below, linear ; $90.00 (Ä80.10)
Kingdom of , Ptolemy, 24 - 40 A.D.
Ptolemy was the son of and Queen II. His mother was the daughter of VII and . Ptolemy was educated in Rome and Roman citizen. In late 40, invited Ptolemy to Rome. After welcoming him with appropriate honors, he ordered his assassination. became a Roman province.GB59023. Bronze AE 23,
498, 198, -, , rough, 6.325 g, maximum 23.3 mm, 0o, (now Cherchell, Algeria) mint, 24 - 40 A.D.; diademed and draped of Ptolemy right; standing right, above; very ; SOLD
Sabratha, , c. 8 - 14 A.D.,
RP68109. Bronze AE 23,
814, aF/F, 8.357 g, maximum 22.8 mm, 0o, mint, c. 8 - 14 A.D.; neo-Punic : SBRT'N (behind), of right, neo-Punic R (initial of suffete) before; , of right, before; ; SOLD
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