, , , Early 3rd Century B.C.
Agathocles, the tyrant of , died in 289 B.C. He the Syracusan democracy on his death bed, stating that he did not want his sons to succeed him as . The following year, some of his disbanded mercenaries, calling themselves (Sons of ), seized Messana in northeast . The city became a base from which they ravaged the Sicilian countryside. was weakened by his loss and began a renewal of their power in .GB76852. Bronze AE 17, 94, 22, 1674 (S), 315, III 8486, 126, 6530, -, F, , green , areas of corrosion, 3.626 g, maximum 16.6 mm, 90o, or uncertain Sicilian mint, early 3rd century B.C.; date tree with two bunches of hanging fruit, no , or ; unbridled horse standing right, turned back looking left, no , or ; ; $80.00 (Ä71.20)
Roman Republic, L. Livineius Regulus, 42 B.C.
The curule chair was for magistrates including dictators, masters of the horse, consuls, praetors, censors, and the curule aediles. As a form of a throne, it might be given as an to foreign kings recognized formally as a friend (amicus) by the Roman people or senate. Designed for use by commanders in the , the curule chair could be folded for easy transport. It had no back, low arms, curved legs forming an X, and was traditionally made of or veneered with ivory.RR13730. Silver
, 487/2, 177, 494/28, 1110, 11, F, 3.912 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 225o, mint, 42 B.C.; of Regulus right, no ; curule chair between six , L LIVINEIVS above, REGVLVS in ; ; SOLD
, 22 May 337 - 3 November 361 A.D.
AE 3, Antioch 55, 20, aVF, 2.20 g, maximum 17.6 mm, 180o, 6th , Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 324 - 337 A.D.; no , laureate draped and left; CONSTAN/TIVS / , in three lines, above , SMANTS (Antioch) below; an unusual coin ; (R3); SOLD
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