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Sv 994 CPE 513 This coin illustrated 2.29 grms 15 mm Photo by W. Hansen
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Ptolemy IV 221-205 BC AE Drachma. (75.52g, 41mm, 12h)
Obverse: Bust of Zeus Ammon right
Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae in front, ΛΙ between legs
Reference: SNG Cop 199.
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Cleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII Epiphanes
125-121 BCE Ake-Ptolemaïs mint, Dated S.E. 188 (125/4 B.C.) Jugate heads of the Dioscuri right, star above each / ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΠΑΣ KAI ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ, cornucopia. SC -; SNG Spaer -; Kadman 17. Very Rare.
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Alexander Fishman collections
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OBVERSE: IMP CM AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG , radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: MARTI PACIL, Mars walking left, holding olive branch, reversed spear and shield. X in left field
Struck at Rome, 270 AD
RIC V-1 Rome 25 corr
Llanedeyrn Hoard (Cardiff, Wales)
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Next, Coin of Titus minted around the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Mount Vesuvius as seen from the ruins of Pompeii, which was destroyed in the eruption of AD 79. The active cone is the high peak on the left side; the smaller one on the right is part of the Somma caldera wall.
Titus AE As. AD 80. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII, laureate head left / PAX AVGVST S-C, Pax standing left, holding branch and caduceus.
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24 g 33 mm Sestertius
Obverse IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII
Type: Head of Titus, laureate, right; Portrait: Titus
Reverse Legend: FELICIT PVBLIC S C
Type: Felicitas standing left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae
From Date: AD 80
To Date: AD 81
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Agrippina I, wife of Germanicus, 14 BC - AD 33
Roman AE Sestertius 27.92 gm, 34.8 mm, 7 h
Rome mint. Struck under Claudius, 42-54 AD
Obv: AGRIPPINA M F GERMANICI CAESARIS, bare-headed and draped bust right.
Rev: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around large SC.
Refs: RIC I 102 (Claudius); BMCRE 219 (Claudius); Cohen 3.
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next, another 1st century dupondius...
Æ 31 Dupondius
OBVERSE: PERMISSV CAESARIS AVGVSTI, bare head left
REVERSE: COLONIA PATRICIA, aquila between legionary standards
Colonia Patricia (Cordoba - spain) 15-14 BC
18g, 31 mm
RPC 128, SNG Cop 464
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RI Nerva AE Dupondius 96-98 CE LIBERTAS PVBLICA -pileus TIF
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If it's supposed to be 1st century BCE, then this one:
Augustus AE (Brass) Dupondius, 9-3 BCE, Colonia Augusta Nemausus [Nîmes] (Galla Narbonensis province) Mint. Obv. Heads of Agrippa left and Augustus right, back to back, with Agrippa wearing combined laurel wreath and rostral crown, and Augustus wearing oak wreath, IMP above heads and DIVI F below [Imperator Divi Filius] / Rev. Crocodile right standing on two palm branches, chained to palm-shoot standing behind it, with tip of shoot leaning to right; wreath above and to left of palm-shoot, with long ties extending behind shoot to right, COL - NEM to left and right of palm-shoot. “Type III” of Augustus & Agrippa/Crocodile coin (see https://multicollec.net/1-mo-h/1h04). RIC I 158 (p. 52), RPC I 524 (see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/search/browse?volume_id=1&number=524), Sear Greek Imperial Coins 157 (D. Sear, Greek Imperial Coins and their Values (1982)], Sear RCV I 1730 (ill.). [See Sear RCV I at p. 337: Commemorates conquest of Egypt in 30 BCE; influenced by Augustus’s settlement of veterans of Egyptian campaign in Nemausus after colony was founded in 27 BCE.] 28 mm., 12.09 g.
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