, Daughter of , Wife of , Mother of , Grandmother of
was the daughter of Marc Antony and , the wife of , the mother of , and a grandmother of . Renowned for her beauty and virtue, was revered by the Roman people. She was probably poisoned by or committed suicide. She never loved her son , calling him a monster and a fool, but he posthumously made her Augusta in 41 A.D. and issued all her coinage.SH68887. Silver , 66, 111, 2, 1900, F, , 3.717 g, maximum 18.9 mm, 225o, mint, struck under , c. 41 - 42 A.D.; , draped right, wearing barley ; (consistency of the emperor), standing facing, draped as , long torch in right, in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; (R2); $880.00 (€783.20)
the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
was the goddess or personification of luck and success. She played an important role in Rome's state religion during the empire and was frequently portrayed on coins. She became a prominent symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire.RS75697. Silver , 75A (R); 130, 8945, -, EF, strike with dies, nice metal, 4.966 g, maximum 22.4 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 247 - 248 A.D.; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, , draped, and right, from behind; IIII (high priest, tribune of the people for four years, consul, father of the country), standing left, long in right hand, in left hand; $350.00 (€311.50)
Phalanna, , 360 - 340 B.C.
Coins of Phalanna (a few miles northwest of on the left bank of the Peneius) are . There was also a Phalanna on , colonized by Thessalians from Phalanna in .GS84798. Silver , I 1250 (same dies); 569; 199; p. 41, 1; 1; 165 (R1), VF/F, classical , , porous, a little rough, 5.314 g, maximum 19.1 mm, 180o, Phalanna mint, 360 - 340 B.C.; youthful male with short, curly hair right; FAΛ-ANN-A-IΩN, bridled horse prancing right without a rider; ex BCD with his round tag noting, "T/ne ex Thess., Oct. 86, £250.-"; $350.00 (€311.50)
, 22 May 337 - March or April 340 A.D.
This is apparently unpublished and this is the only example of the known to . This was used for very (both R5) issues of and . CNG e-auction 368, lot 496, is with this same , also 5th , but with on the left holding a on globe and .RL76392. , apparently unpublished, cf. 116 - 117 (for ) and 138 - 139 (for , issues of the Licinii), EF, excellent portrait, both sides slightly off-center, left side of weak, some , a few light marks, 2.773 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 180o, 5th , (Sisak, Croatia) mint, as , 320 A.D.; CONSTANTINVS IVN , laureate and left; (courage of the army), inscribed VOT / XX in two lines, two seated barbarian captives back-to-back flanking base, (Chi-Rho ) left, in ; ex Scott Collection; extremely ; $270.00 (€240.30)
Karystos, , 369 - 265 B.C.
A Persian force landed at in 490 B.C. and quickly subdued its inhabitants. Soon after the Battle of Salamis, in 480 B.C., the Athenian fleet led by Themistocles extorted money from the city. When Athenians then asked to join the Delian League, the city refused. Athens would not accept a refusal, so they attacked and plundered , forcing the city to join the league.GS74058. Silver , 566; 420; 151; p. 101, 10 var. (abbreviated ), F, , marks, edge bumps, 1.836 g, maximum 13.2 mm, 0o, Karystos mint, 369 - 265 B.C.; bearded of Herakles right, wearing scalp headdress tied at the neck; tree, club left, KAP−YΣTI/ΩN across ; ex with his round tag noting "'Argos' Coll., through DGP, Feb 74, 4000 drs."; very ; $170.00 (€151.30)
Romano-British Empire, , Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
Romano-British Empire, , Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D.
was a minor Roman goddess of gaiety, her name deriving from the root word laeta, meaning happy.RA73224. , , 2, 456; 510; 118 var. (P AVG); -; -, F, , corrosion, light cleaning scratches, 2.884 g, maximum 23.5 mm, 180o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, 291 - 292 A.D.; IMP C CARAVSIVS , , draped, and right; LAETITI AVG, standing left, in right hand, in right hand, ( ) flanking high across ; from the Charles Peters Collection, ex Coins; $155.00 (€137.95)
Romano-British Empire, , Mid 286 - Spring or Early Summer 293 A.D..
over a of , which suggests that the new coin was worth at least as much of the old one. Otherwise, it would have made more sense to melt the .RA73221. Silver , cf. 287 (S), 336, 13629, VF, , 2.664 g, maximum 23.8 mm, 225o, Camulodunum (Colchester, England) mint, c. 290 - 291 A.D.; IMP CARAVSIVS , , draped, and right; , standing left, in right hand, in left hand, obscured by over-strike effects; ( ?) visible; from the Charles Peters Collection, ex (2010); ; $145.00 (€129.05)
Roman Republic, C. Coelius Caldus, 51 B.C.
The depicts the moneyer's grandfather, also Coelius Caldus, consul in 94 B.C., and the first in his family to obtain high office. Prior to his term as consul, in 107 B.C., he was a tribune of the plebs and passed a , requiring a secret ballot to determine the verdict in cases of high treason. He was a in 100 or 99 B.C., and of Citerior the following year. Later, during Sulla's second civil war, he tried to Gaius the Younger by preventing Pompey from joining his forces to , but failed.
The honors the moneyer's father and uncle. His father was a Epulo Jovis, one of the septemviri , the college of seven priests responsible for banquets and sacrifices given in of and the other gods. His uncle was an , and , , , (sacris faciundis), commander for military forces, a priest-soothsayer, and one of a body of ten Roman magistrates responsible for management of the Games of , and the Secular Games. The moneyer's name and title are in the .RS72975. Silver , 437/2a, 894, 7, II 3837, 404, aF, , on a , 3.623 g, maximum 17.5 mm, 180o, mint, 51 B.C.; C COEL CALDVS downwards on right, COS below, of Coelius Caldus right, inscribed HIS ( ) behind, in the form of a (emblem of of , ) before; C CALDVS downward on left, ( , , ) in four lines on right, CALDVS III VIR (ALD , triumvir) below, statue of god seated left between two trophies of arms, all on a high with front inscribed L CALDVS VI VIR EPVL (VIR and VL , Caldus Septemvir Epulo); from the Jyrki Muona Collection; ; $140.00 (€124.60)
, , , Late 4th - Early 3rd Century B.C.
When ceased minting the federal coins it shared with other Thessalian towns and adopted its own coinage in the late fifth century B.C., it chose local types. The depicted the local fountain nymph , for whom the town was named, probably inspired by the famous coins of Kimon depicting the Syracusan nymph Arethusa. The depicted a horse in various poses.GS84134. Silver , 337; p. 30, 67; 133; 15; 514; -; -, gVF, , areas of rough corrosion around edges, 1.8651 g, maximum 14.6 mm, 225o, mint, late 4th - early 3rd century B.C.; Nymph facing slightly left, wearing ; ΛAPIΣ/AIΩN, horse crouching right, left foreleg raised, preparing to lie down, Z below horse's belly; ex BCD with his round ticket noting, "T/ne ex Thess., Apr. 87, 15000 drs."; $135.00 (€120.15)
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