All Romans large and small - Provincials

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  1. Pellinore

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    Here's a follow-up of this thread by @Finn235 : my large Valerian and small Trajan - 11 mm, so a monster compared to the diminutive silver Greeklets, but still. I'm sure you can top me, especially in the large sector. I believe there are third century bronze Roman Provincial coins measuring 45 mm instead of my meagre 35.

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    AE35 Valerianus I (253-260). Cilicia, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Obv.: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev.: Draped bust of Apollo right, laurel branch before, vis-à-vis laureate and draped bust of Artemis-Tyche left, cornucopiae behind. 35 mm, 18.51 gr. SNG France 1061-1063.

    AE11 half quadrans Trajan (98-117). Rome Mint for Antiochia Seleucis. Obv. Laureate bust right. Rev. SC in wreath. 11 mm, 1.48 gr. McAlee 526. RPC online Nr. 3680.
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  3. Roman Collector

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    Fun thread! Here is my largest provincial of Julia Domna and my smallest:

    Julia Domna, AD 193-217
    Roman provincial Æ 29.3 mm, 13.67 g, 6 h.
    Ionia, Ephesus, AD 193-217.
    Obv: CЄBACTH IOY ΔOMNA, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
    Rev: ЄΦЄϹΙΩΝ TPIC NЄΩKOPΩN, carpentum drawn right by two mules.
    Refs: SNG Copenhagen 417; BMC 267 var. (obv legend).

    Julia Domna, AD 193-217
    Roman provincial Æ assarion, 1.80 g, 14.3 mm, 11 h.
    Bithynia, Nicaea, AD 193-217.
    Obv: ΙVΛΙΑ CЄBACTH, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
    Rev: ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ, flaming altar.
    Refs: Rec. Gen. 392; SNG Copenhagen --; BMC --; SNG von Aulock --.
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