is the Roman goddess or deification of faith, fidelity, loyalty, and honesty.
SH84793. Silver , cf. 5 (R3), 299, 10, 2, 6102 (our appears to be an unlisted variant), VF, interesting portrait, rough, corrosion, horn silver encrustations, , 2.211 g, maximum 18.0 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, Apr/1 Jun 193 - Mar/May 194 A.D.; C PESCE NIGER IVSTI A (or similar), laureate right; , standing half left, raising plate of fruit in right in right hand, two stalks of grain downward in left hand; ex Numismatics, e-sale 27 (28 May 2016), lot 603.; very ; $950.00 (€845.50)
, April to 1 June 193 - March, April or May 194 A.D., Ancient Counterfeit
was declared emperor by his troops after the murder of . , after consolidating his own forces and taking Rome, marched upon Niger and defeated him three times. After a fourth in a final defeat at Issus, Niger fled towards but was overtaken and executed.RS84163. silver plated , cf. 70c (solid silver, official, Antioch mint), , pierced, 2.194 g, maximum 20.2 mm, 180o, unofficial counterfeiter mint, IMP CAE PESC NIGER AV (or similar), laureate right; (to eternal Rome), seated left on throne, wearing in military attire, in right hand, spear vertical behind in left, round behind resting at base of spear; $215.00 (€191.35)
A . Excellent centering on a large round , with mint luster in the surrounding the portrait.
The die is very and we could not find any other specimen. The three RIC 47a-d, AVGVSTI specimens we found all have the away from the body of the goddess, which is the normal way as seen on most coins. However our coin shows the rotated and held close to the body. This was also used for a RIC 45, the more common issue with short AVG .SH28188. Silver
, 47d, EF, 2.983 g, maximum 18.7 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, C PESC NIGER AVG, laureate right; AVGVSTI, standing left, in right hand, in left; extremely R4; SOLD
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