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RProv Domitia Lydia Philadelphia AE 16Grape Bunch RPC 1336
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15.35 mm 0.95 g
Delmatius, AE follis. Siscia. AD 335-337. FL DELMATIVS NOB C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers holding spears and shields with one standard between them with O on banner. Mintmark: ASIS star. RIC VII Siscia 266; Sear 16895
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Delmatius, Roman Empire, AE4, 335–337 AD, Antioch mint. Obv: FL DELMATIVS NOB C; laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Delmatius r. Rev: GLORIA EXERCITVS; two soldiers standing with one standard between them; mintmark SMANΘ. 15mm, 1.36g. RIC VII Antioch 112.
Next: another scarce or rare emperor or empress from the Constantinian dynasty
I purchased one once, an outstanding example which turned out to be fake a few years later when we started to know more about pressed fakes. Now, I see it as obvious but it fooled quite a bunch of folks at the time. The discussion about it is here
Next up: plugged hole or hole that you Unplugged
Is "unmoderating" a hole a term of art? It's new to me!
Lol! Oh, yes. All the foremost European collectors have been unmoderating coins for decades No idea how autocorrect gives me words sometimes?
Constantinople mint, CONSS Rex Regum of Pontos
COMMENT: He was elevated by Constantine to the rank of Rex Regum of the Pontic people, but soon after killed in the family purge instigated by Constantine's sons. That's why his legend reads HANNIBALLIANO REGI
@Ryro - Next up: plugged hole or hole that you Unplugged
Obv.: IMP PROBVS AVG - Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left
Rev.: SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG - Radiate and draped bust of Sol right
Mint: Rome (281-282 AD)
Wt./Size/Axis: 5.86g / 20mm / 12h
RIC 138 (Probus)
Ex. Nomos AG, obolos 12, 31 March 2019, lot 803;
Ex Numismatik Naumann, Auction 69, 2 September 2018, lot 423
Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online auction E-Sale 74 #1077 20-Aug-2020
Next - Sol
next: another Sol
Obverse-IMP LICINVS PF AVG- laureate, cuirassed bust right
Reverse-REV SOLI INVICTO COMITI- Sol standing right, looking left, chlamys across chest and over his left arm, holding globe and raising right hand. C-S across fields
Exergue-PARL- minted 313-318AD Arles
Next.....One of his son.
Next: A coin with a dating device that refers to a different person than the person on the obverse (Here VOT XX referred to his father.)
Next up: Eagle carrying a dolphin
next: dioscuri brothers
next, another RR denarius...
L. Censorinus 82 BC. Rome
17 mm., 3,73 g.
Crawford 363/1d; Marcia 24; Sydenham 737
Obverse Type: Laureate head of Apollo right
Reverse Legend: L·CENSOR
Type: Marsyas walking left, nakedwith right arm raised and holding wine-skin over left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of Victory.
Next - another coin with a satyr
Silver Hemiobol of Thasos
Obv.: Head of satyr right, with full head of hair
Rev.: ΘΑΣΙ - Two dolphins swimming in opposite directions, legend around; all within shallow incuse square
Mint: Thasos (ca 411-404 BC)
Wt./Size/Axis: 0.40g / 7mm / 10h
Le Rider, Thasiennes 12
Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online Auction E-Sale 12 #894 1-Nov-2014
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