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Tiberius, 19 August 14 - 16 March 37 A.D., Unknown Roman Provincial Mint
Tiberius became Augustus' stepson when the emperor married Livia in 38 B.C. Augustus forced Tiberius to divorce the wife he loved and marry his daughter Julia. Tiberius hated his new wife and escaped her by going into exile at Rhodes in 6 B.C. After the deaths of the other possible successors, he was recalled in 2 A.D. and groomed to succeed Augustus, which he did on 19 August 14.SH19968. Bronze AE 23, RPC I Supp. 5475 (this coin, unique), Lindgren III 1659 (this coin), F, brown patina, weight 8.109 g, maximum diameter 23.3 mm, die axis 225o, uncertain mint, obverse TIBEPIOC CEBACTOC, laureate head of Tiberius right; reverse laureate head (of Augustus?) right; unique; SOLD
A charming and well struck countermark! The obverse appears to have an emperor's bust right overstruck on an earlier bust right.RP81419. Bronze AE 15, coin Poor, countermark VF, weight 3.123 g, maximum diameter 15.3 mm, reverse uncertain worn reverse, owl countermark; SOLD
Geta, 209 - c. 26 December 211 A.D., Uncertain Provincial Mint, Brockage
A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.ER60014. Bronze AE 27, aVF, weight 11.471 g, maximum diameter 26.8 mm, obverse AVT K CEΠ ΓETAC AVΓ, laureate head right; reverse incuse of obverse; SOLD
Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D., Roman Provincial Brockage
A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.ER62239. Bronze AE 26, Brockage, VF, weight 10.263 g, maximum diameter 26.2 mm, Provincial mint, obverse ANTΩNINOC - AYΓOYCT−O−C (or similar), laureate and bearded bust right; reverse incuse of the obverse; SOLD
Antoninus Pius, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D., Roman Provincial Brockage
A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.ER62240. Bronze AE 26, Brockage, F, weight 11.284 g, maximum diameter 25.6 mm, Provincial mint, obverse AY KAI T AIΛ A∆PI − ANTΩEINOC (or similar), bare head right; reverse incuse of the obverse; SOLD
Kingdom of Numidia, Juba II, 25 B.C. - 23 A.D.
Juba's father, an ally of Pompey, was defeated by Julius Caesar and committed suicide. After Juba II was paraded in his triumph, Caesar, and later Octavian, raised him. He learned Latin and Greek and became a Roman citizen. Juba II accompanied Octavian on campaigns and fought alongside him in the battle of Actium. They became longtime friends and Augustus restored him as King of Numidia.SH57780. Silver drachm, Alexandropoulos 95, Mazard 241, SNG Cop 579 - 580, MŁller 23 var. (no crescent), VF, weight 3.006 g, maximum diameter 17.1 mm, die axis 180o, Caesarea (Cherchell, Algeria) mint, 16 - 17 A.D.; obverse REX IVBA, diademed head right; reverse cornucopia, flanked two dangling looped fillets, transverse scepter behind, crescent upper right; scarce; SOLD
Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D., Uncertain Provincial Mint
RP82862. Bronze quadrans, unpublished; Lindgren III 1654 var. (GER DAC, variety otherwise unpublished; see CNG e197, lot 100), VF, nice patina, weight 2.341 g, maximum diameter 16.9 mm, die axis 0o, uncertain mint, obverse IMP TRAIANO, eagle standing facing, head left, on thunderbolt; reverse AVG DAC, cornucopia within wreath; very rare; SOLD
Elagabalus, 16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D., Provincial Bronze Brockage
A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.ER62248. Bronze AE 21, Brockage, VF, weight 5.289 g, maximum diameter 21.0 mm, Provincial mint, obverse AYT K M AYPH − ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right, bare shoulders from behind; reverse incuse of the obverse; SOLD
Vespasian, Titus & Domitian, Uncertain Mint, 69 - 79 A.D.
RPC II calls the mint for this coin uncertain, noting that SNG Schweiz II tentatively attributed these coins to Crete, which seems unlikely. A Cilician mint is a possibility.RP21845. Bronze AE 23, RPC II 2812 (5 examples noted), Mionnet 458 (as Claudius with Britannicus & Nero from Koinon Cyprus), F, weight 10.131 g, maximum diameter 23.1 mm, die axis 180o, uncertain mint, obverse AVTOKPAT OVEΣΠAΣIANOΣ, laureate head of Vespasian left; reverse TITOC KAI ∆OM[...], confronting heads of Titus and Domitian; obverse marks; scarce; SOLD