SOLD Caligula silver drachm and Vespasian hemidrachm

Discussion in 'For Sale' started by Valentinian, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. Valentinian

    Valentinian Supporter! Supporter

    I just added these to my site:
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    There are many other coins to consider.

    SOLD SOLD

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    Caligula (37-41) silver drachm, 18-16 mm. 3.37 grams.
    Struck at Caesarea in Cappadocia.
    Very rare.
    [C CAESAR AVG] GERMANICVS, bare head of Caligula right
    IMPERATOR PONT [MAX AVG TR POT]
    Simplulum and lituus,
    Sear 1798. RIC Gaius 63 "R2"

    Quite worn, as shown. A silver coin of Caligula is always expensive, but this one is not too bad. [$195 SOLD + $5 is the US.]


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    Vespasian 69-79.
    14 mm. 1.59 grams. Hemidrachm of Caesarea, Cappadocia
    Struck perhaps 76/7 = Year 9 [PRC page 239]
    Metcalf Cappadocia conspectus type 17, plate 52
    RPC II 1659 plate 75
    Sear Greek Imperial 735
    [$35 SOLD + $3 in the US]


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    Thanks for looking.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2019

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