I may have a Val III. I've got tons of unattributed uncleans from the late empire. Most are unattributable and never will be.
Here's a SOLI CONS AVG type.
Gallienus, AE antoninianus, Rome mint. Sole reign.
Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate head right
Reverse: SOLI CONS...
I think a forum member or two have them so sit tight...
Typical oblong flan of the mid third century Sestertii:
Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D. VICTORIA AVGVSTI
Elagabalus, 218-222 A.D., Antioch, Seleucis and Pieria
AR Tetradrachm, struck 218-220 A.D., 25mm 12.02 grams
Obverse: Laureate head of Elagabalus...
I agree with Alwin.
Commodus (180-192. A.D.)
Type: Billon Tetradrachm, 25mm, 11.06 grams
Obverse: M AVΡ KOMMO ANTΩNINOC CE, Laureate bust of Commodus right...
Marcus Aurelius as Caesar:
Type: AE Drachm, 33mm, 22.95 grams of Alexandria
Obverse: Bare headed and draped bust of Aurelius right
Here is another Galba:
Good catch @Bing. Also fortunate that the coin was returned by an honest bidder.
DHL, when in doubt.
Nice write-up and very thought provoking. Interesting coverage of this latter Byzantine coin type.
For these reasons I don't do Ebay.
Nice coins. I will try verdicare at some time in the future. Wish I had known about it a few years ago when I was cleaning lots of coins, somewhat...
Mostly I have heard that they were Tyrian Shekels. But in newer versions of the bible they have translated this as denarii. Any evidence...
The variety of types under the Ptolemies is fairly limited as you say. Even more so than modern-day U.S. coins, which I do not collect. However,...
Case in point @Roman Collector - the Diocletian Abdication follis that went for $800. I found one on m-a shops (fixed price) for a fraction of...
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