Constantine Era Bronze Coin in Plastic Holder, 307 - 364 A.D.
The coin in the photo is randomly selected example, not the actual coin you will receive.SL35619. Bronze coin, Constantine and his family, in plastic holder, or better, no grades on holders, one coin; $3.50 (€3.12)
, 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, 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, 1112 var. (•R• ), 212, aVF, rough, 1.488 g, maximum 15.4 mm, 45o, 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)
, 1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D.
On 14 April 70 A.D. surrounded Jerusalem. He allowed pilgrims to enter to celebrate Passover but this was a trap to put pressure on supplies of food and water; he refused to allow them to leave. On 10 May he began his assault on the walls. The third wall fell on 25 May. The second wall fell on 30 May. On 20 July stormed the Temple Mount. On 4 August 70 A.D. destroyed the Temple. The Jewish fast of Tisha B'Av mourns the Fall of Jerusalem annually on this date.RS70291. Silver , , 1, 21; 94a; 17; 10; 2284, VF, excellent portrait, , on a , small edge cracks, 3.231 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 135o, mint, 70 A.D.; IMP AVG, laureate right; , standing left, in right hand, transverse in left; $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)
, 2nd - 1st Century B.C., Imitative of Philip III of
describes the of this as, "Almost plain, though with very faint traces of the hd. of Herakles."CE72190. Silver , 195, 920, 1479, 212, F, 15.315 g, maximum 29.4 mm, tribal mint, 2nd - 1st century B.C.; almost plain, highly degraded of Herakles right in scalp headdress; crude figure of Zeus seated left, in extended right hand, long vertical behind in left hand, blundered imitation of a on right, I below throne; $100.00 (€89.00)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
Liberality is personified by the image of a woman, holding in one hand a counting board, or square tablet with a on which are cut a certain number of holes. These boards were used to quickly count the proper number of coins or other items for distribution to each person. It appears they were held over a container, covered with coins and the excess swept away back into the container. The proper number of coins would fill the holes and then would be dumped out to the recipient. On coins this symbol indicated the prince had given to the people money, grain, or other articles of consumption. In the other hand she holds a , to indicate the abundance of wheat contained in the public graineries.RS72573. Silver , 38b, 87, 21, 8937, VF, , rose gold , 4.364 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 180o, mint, 245 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; II, standing left, counting board in right hand, in left hand; $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."RS72575. Silver , 59b, 19, 10, 9495, VF/F, , light , , die wear, tiny edge cracks, 3.874 g, maximum 24.0 mm, 0o, mint, 250 A.D.; HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, draped right, crescent behind shoulders, wearing , hair in plait looped at the back of ; , 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, 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)
, 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, 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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