Lot of 5 All Different Silver or
SP65580. Silver Lot, Lot of 5 silver or of , no duplicate types, or better, mostly nice coins with metal for this emperor, coins in each 5 coin lot were selected from same lot as the coins in the photo; , , 5 coins; $120.00 (€106.80)
, August 253 - September 268 A.D.
Emperors frequently made vows to for protection. The Roman's believed as the of the gods, favored those in positions of authority similar to his own. For a time at least, it appears favored . He ruled for another 14 years, which was a long reign in the age of the Thirty Pretenders. Alas, it seems every emperor eventually fell from favor since none of them are alive today.RA64622. Silver , 26u, J143, 377, 10241, VF, , centered, , 3.501 g, maximum 24.4 mm, 0o, Rome mint, Aug 253 - Aug 254 A.D.; IMP C GALLIENVS AVG, and right; (to the protector), standing facing, nude but for cloak behind, left, thunderbolt in right, long vertical behind in left; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Roman Republic, T. Cloulius (or Cloelius), 98 B.C.
The refers to Marius' victories over the Teutones and Ambrones at Aquae Sextiae in 102 B.C. and the Cimbri at Vercellae in 101 B.C. Cloelius, a Marian faction partisan, struck as . believes this issue financed settlement of Marius' veterans, partly in Cisalpine Gaul. -- Roman Republican Coinage by Michael H. RR66896. Silver , 586b, 332/1c, 2b, Rome 1112 var. (•R• ), 212, aVF, rough, 1.488 g, maximum 15.4 mm, 45o, Rome mint, 98 B.C.; laureate of right, pellet over R· (control symbol) before neck; right in left over shoulder, crowning with in right hand, seated Gaulish captive at base of , T·CLOVLI (VL ) downward in center, Q in ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Mende, Chalcidice, , c. 510 - 480 B.C.
Mende was an ancient colony of , on the SW side of Cape Poseidion in Pallene. Its coins illustrate some forgotten myth of Dionysos, his companion Seilenos, and an ass. The wine of Mende was famous and is frequently mentioned by ancient writers. It is unlikely that Mende struck any coins after it was first captured by Philip in 358 B.C. GA90295. Silver tritartemorion, .2, 8; 307; 34, VF, porous surfaces, uneven tone, 0.292 g, maximum 6.1 mm, 0o, Mende mint, c. 510 - 480 B.C.; and neck of ass right, pellet at truncation; mill-sail pattern ; ex CNG auction 249, lot 50; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D., Barbaric Imitative
Tribal peoples outside the Empire struck coinage imitative of Roman types beginning in the second century B.C. and continued to strike imitative types even after the Western Empire ceased to exist. Several official issues used this , but the is exotic and crude. These legends were never used on any official issues.RS90412. Silver , for possible prototype: cf. 497a, 642 (Roman official, ad Mare mint, 198 A.D.), VF, double struck, off-center, 2.603 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 180o, unofficial mint, [...] CAE L SEP SEV IWC (or similar, blundered), laureate right; [...]TAS (blundered, S reversed), seated left, with in her right hand feeding snake rising from at her feet, in left; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.
The ancients did not all agree on the attributes of . A passage in affirms that many recognized in this god, , imputing healing to his intervention; some thought him identical with , the oldest deity of the Egyptians; others regarded him as , possessing universal power; but by most he was believed to be the same as Pluto, the "gloomy" Dis of the infernal regions. The general impression of the ancients seems to have been that by , was to be understood the beginning and foundation of things. consulted the oracle of for the purpose of learning whether Pluto and were different gods; and he received for an answer that Jupiter-Serapis and Pluto were one and the same divinity.
RS71515. Silver , 263f, 296, 133, VF, full circles centering, , a little weak, small encrustations, 3.102 g, maximum 19.9 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 215 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG , laureate right; XVIII P P (high priest, tribune of the people for 18 years, consul for the 4th time, father of the country), standing facing, left, draped, raising right hand, in left; ; $100.00 (€89.00)
, Augusta July 249 - April/August 253 A.D.
Pudicitia, modesty and chastity, was for Romans the highest regarded female virtue. For an unmarried girl, pudicitia meant virginity. For a wife, it meant faithfulness and devotion to her husband. Romans loved the story of , an ultimate example of Roman pudicitia. When the emperor ordered her husband Paetus to end his own life, he hesitated. took his dagger and stabbed herself to set an example, saying, "Paetus, it doesn't hurt."RS72574. Silver , 59b, 19, 10, 9495, VF, full circles strike on a broad , golden , , die wear, small edge cracks, 3.135 g, maximum 24.5 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 250 A.D.; HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, draped right, crescent behind shoulders, wearing , hair in horizontal ridges, plait looped at the back of neck; , Pudicitia (modesty) seated left, drawing veil from with right hand, in left hand; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
This coin was dedicated to , the defender, probably to ask for protection the emperor in his war against the Persians. As was the of the gods, he took more interest in kings and emperors than the common man.RS73517. Silver , 238, 83, 824, 71, 7871, VF, excellent portrait, , coppery areas on , 2.609 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 231 - 235 A.D.; IMP ALEXANDER AVG, laureate, draped, and right, with a short neatly trimmed beard, seen from the front; ( the Defender), standing left in fighting attitude, right, nude but for cloak flying behind, hurling thunderbolt with right, in extended left hand; $100.00 (€89.00)
, Augusta February or March 244 - September or October 249 A.D.
in traditional Latin usage expressed a complex, highly valued Roman virtue; a man or woman with respected his or her responsibilities to the gods, family, other people and entities (such as the state), and understood his or her place in society with respect to others.RS73597. Silver , 130, 43, 8, 9158, VF, excellent portrait, centered, , 3.923 g, maximum 22.9 mm, 0o, Rome mint, 247 A.D.; OTACIL AVG, draped right set on crescent; (piety of the Emperor), standing left, veiled, extending right hand, box of incense in left; $100.00 (€89.00)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
was the goddess of harvest and her main attribute is grain. This suggests the arrival of grain by sea from the provinces (especially from ) and its distribution to the people.RS73678. Silver , 188, 29a, 674, 7859, -, aEF, both sides slightly off-center but broad so only the tops of a few letters off , some die wear, die break below , 3.168 g, maximum 19.3 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 231 A.D.; IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate right, with neatly trimmed beard; , standing left, two heads of grain downward in right hand over overflowing with grain at feet left, grounded in left hand; ex (2004); $100.00 (€89.00)
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