Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Alegandron, Apr 6, 2018.
S is for Sabina with Concordia seated with a statuette of Spes:
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S is for Soaemias from Sebaste:
Two S's in Septimius Severus
SEVERVS PIVS AVG
Laureate head of Severus right
Severus, togate standing left holding branch and scroll
Rome 201 AD
RIC IV: 265, Sear 6282, RSC 205
SEVERVS AVG PART MAX
Laureate head of Severus right
PM TR P VIII COS II P P
Victory hovering left holding open wreath with both hands over shield set on base
Rome 200 AD
2017 Forum Best of Type Winner
Fantastic old cabinet toning, darker in hand
S is for Sulla:
RR Manlius Torquatus L. Corn Sulla 82 BCE AR den 17mm 3.7g Mil mint w Sulla. Roma - Sulla triumpl quadriga vict wreath Cr 367-3 Syd 759 S 286
S is for Sati Bek of Ilkhans
Sati Bek, AR 2 Dirham, Tabriz , 739 AH. Album 2231, Diler 720.
Well done and WELCOME (again?) @altaycoins ! I enjoy learning new coins and Historical interests! I have always had a sidelong interest in Altay (Altai?) History, and areas of some of the oldest civilizations AND habitations of Mankind... I am looking forward to your posts!
S is for Severus Alexander:
RI Severus Alexander 222-235 CE AR Denarius laureate Victory stndg
I agree, S is for Sulla
312 to 280 BC
Obvs: Apollo laureate right with long hair. Dotted border.
Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Athena Alkidemos/Promachos in Corinthian helmet brandishing thunderbolt/spear and holding shield. Anchor to right.
AE 22mm, 8.5g
246 to 226 BC
Obvs: Helmeted bust of Athena right.
Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo Delphios standing right, holding arrow, leaning on tripod. Monograms to outer left and outer right
AE 17x18mm, 4.71g
Ref: SC 660.2c; HGC 9, 345 (C)
226 to 223 BC
Obvs: Diademed head of Seleucus III r., with long sideburn, dotted border.
Revs: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ on l., Apollo, slight drapery on r. thigh, seated l. on omphalos, testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow. Control marks in outer left and right fields
Ref: SC 921.1
187 to 175 BC
AE 23, Serrate
Obvs: Apollo right laureate.
Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing holding arrow in right hand and resting left elbow on tripod. AB and control mark in left field
Ref: v. SNG Isr.122.851, SC 1315.7f
95 to 94 BC
Obvs: Diademed and beardless right.
Revs: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEVKOV EΠIΦANOVE NIKATOPOΣ, Apollo resting elbow on column and testing arrow. Branch in exergue
AE 19mm, 7.91g
Seleucus I Nicator. Silver Tet. SC 117.
S is for Severus II, AE Quarter Follis, Siscia
Serverina Augusta - possibly Rome's only female ruler!
Seleucus II- Apollo. SNG Is 448v.
Stephen, r. 1135-1154 (c. 1136-45)
London Mint, AR Watford Type Penny, 19.17mm x 1.1 grams
Obv.: S[TIEFNE RE]X. Bust right, crowned and diademed, holding sceptre in right hand
Rev.: ADEL[ARD : ON : LVN]. Cross moline with fleur in each angle
Ref. North 873, SCBC 1278, CC99 ST1D-005, De Wit 3189
Italy - Rome
Roman Senate, c. 12-13th C.
AR Denier, 17.26 mm x 0.9 grams
Obv.: [RO]M[A CAPVT] MV[N]. Legend beginning at 3hr. Comb center, S above with sun to left and moon to right
Rev.: [SENATVS . P.O.R.]. Cross patee, 1st q. moon, 2nd q. pellet, 3rd q. star, 4th q. V
Ref.: Roberts 4733 Variety
Note: Imitative of Champagne
RI Severina Wife of Aurelian 274-275 CE BI22 Antoninianus 3.14g Rome mint Crescent Concordia RIC 317
RI Julia Aquilia Severa 220-222 CE AE 4th Wife Elagabalus
Septimius Severus - Temple or statue or sacred stone of ZEUS.
Seleukid Seleukus I 312-280 BCE AR Tet 14.46g Seleucia on Tigris. Zeus - Athena driving a quadriga of 4 horned elephants SC 130
@FitzNigel I love that coin of Stephen. Here is mine but it is not as nice as yours.
Thanks @Alegandron, it is nice to be back here. Unfortunately, I don't have much knowledge on Altays, except it is being my surname only I am collecting Ilkhan coins only and trying to specialize in that era.
S for Suleyman Khan
Ilkhans, Suleyman, AR 2 Dirham, Type G, Hisn, 745 AH.
S is for SALADIN
AYYUBID Caliphate - Saladin al-Nasir Salah al Din Yusuf AH564-589 1169-1193 CE AR Dirham RARE mint
S is for Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Empire Suleiman the Magnificent 1520-1566 AV Sultani CE Constantinople mint 1520 19mm 3.5g
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