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The BCD Collection of the Coinage of Boiotia, Triton IX Auction, Session 1, Lot 523 (not this coin) (10 Jan. 2006, New York)]; Hepworth 18 [Hepworth, R., "The 4th Century BC Magistrate Coinage of the Boiotian Confederacy" in NK 17 (Hungarian Numismatic Society, Numismatic Gazette (Budapest)) (1998)]; BMC 8 Central Greece 126 (at p. 81) [Head, B., A Catalog of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece (Locris, Phocis, Boeotia, and Euboea) (London, 1884)]; Head, Boeotia p. 64 [Head, B.V., On the chronological sequence of the coins of Boeotia (London, 1881)]; Myron Hoard pl. D, 13 [Svoronos, J. "Θησαυρoς νoμiσματων εκ τoυ χωριoυ Mυρoυ Kαρδιτσης της Θεσσαλιας" in Arcaiologikon Deltion 2 (1916)]; SNG Copenhagen 323 [Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Copenhagen, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum (Copenhagen, 1942-1979)]. 18.5 mm., 12.19 g. [Purchased from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 214th Buy or Bid Sale, Dec. 2020, Lot 59.]
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Faustina II, AD 147-175.
Roman AR denarius, 3.41 g, 18.7 mm, 11 h.
Rome, AD 161-164.
Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, wearing stephane.
Rev: LAETITIA, Laetitia standing facing, head left, holding wreath and scepter.
Refs: RIC 701; BMCRE 129-131; Cohen 148; RCV --; MIR 21-4/10b diad.; CRE 198.
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Ar Dekadrachm, 32 mm, 34.35 g, Die Axis: 11:00
OBV: Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II, diademed and veiled head with ram's horn wearing stephane, facing right; lotus scepter behind head. In left field behind head: ΔΔ. Dotted border.
REV: Double cornucopiae filled with fruit and bound with fillets. Legend: ΑΡΣIΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ. Dotted border.
This was bought from David Hendin. It was unsold from Amphora List 87, lot 210.
Next: Another stephane on a silver coin.
Otacilia Severa, AR Antoninianus, Rome, draped bust right, wearing stephane, set on crescent / Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. RIC IV 125c
Next: another 3rd Century Roman empress
Monnaies de l’Empire Romain/Roman Imperial Coinage] 1857 (temp.) (see http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/coin/1857) .19 mm., 2.1 g.
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next : another denarius with an Augusta
Julia Domna fits the bill! And it's an excuse to show off my lion quadriga!!
Julia Domna, AD 193-217.
Roman AR denarius, 3.30 g, 19 mm, 6 h.
Rome, 21st emission, AD 205.
Obv: IVLIA AVGVSTA, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
Rev: MATER AVGG, Julia Domna, as Cybele, seated left in quadriga of lions and holding branch in her right hand.
Refs: RIC 562; BMCRE 48; Cohen/RSC 117; RCV 6592; Hill 759; CRE 354.
Next: Quadriga moving right to left.
Next up: RR quinarius
AR Heavy Quinarius / Half-Quadrigatus / Drachm
ROMA Jupiter Victory Quadriga LEFT
Craw 29-4 Sear 35
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T CLOULIS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS CLOULIA
OBVERSE: Laureate head of Jupiter right
REVERSE: T CLOVLI, Victory crowning trophy on top of Gaulish captive
Struck at Rome 98 BC
Cr332/1, Syd 586, Cloulia 2
2.96 g 19.4 mm
Obverse legend: GALLIENVS PF AVG Obverse description: Radiated and armored bust of Gallienus on the left, seen from three quarters in front with shield and holding a haste on the left shoulder (F1).
Reverse legend: GERMANICVS MAX V.Reverse description: Arms trophy with a captive on each side.Reverse translation: “Germanicus Maximus quintum”).
Next - obverse with a ruler holding a weapon
Next up: more Persian coinage
Time of: Darios I - Xerxes II Achaemenid
Obv.: Persian Great King or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, in kneeling-running attitude on exergual line to right, holding apple-tipped spear and strung bow; quiver over shoulder
Rev.: Rectangular incuse punch
Mint: Sardes (ca. 486-420 BC)
Wt./Size/Axis: 8.30g / 16mm / -
Carradice Type IIIb, Group A/B (pl. XIII, 27)
BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26
Ex. "Private Swiss Collection"
Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online Auction E-Sale 58 #369 20-Jun-2019
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Carthage - Zeugitana AV 1/10th Stater-Shekel 350-320 BCE 0.94g 7.5mm Palm- Horse Head SNG COP 132
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