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  1. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    severus antioch.jpg
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  3. Sulla80

    Sulla80 Well-Known Member

    moving from Severina to Severus Alexander and from Antioch to Alexandria.
    This tetradrachm from 3rd century AD Roman Egypt:
    Severus Alexander Egypt Tet 2.jpg
    EGYPT, Alexandria, SEVERus Alexander, AD 222-235, Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 12.39 g, 12h), dated RY 13 (AD 233/234)
    Obv: Α ΚΑI ΜA ΑΥΡ СЄΥ ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔΡΟС ЄY, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
    Rev: Dikaiosyne standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia and scales; L IΓ (date) to left, palm frond to right
    Ref: Köln 2486; Dattari (Savio) 4295; K&G 62.194; Emmett 3096.13

    Dikaiosyne was the personified spirit of righteousness and justice.

    Next: another deity that can be linked to righteousness, justice, or fairness (Greek, Roman, or other)
  4. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    Vespasian AD 69-79. Rome
    As Æ
    23 mm, 11,02 g
    RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 287
    Date: AD 71
    Obv: IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III, Head of Vespasian, laureate, right / Rev: AEQVITAS AVGVSTI S C, Aequitas, draped. standing left, holding scales in right hand and long vertical rod in left

    Next - green patina
  5. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Nomen non est omen.

    Mamertinoi, pentonkion, Messanan.jpg

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  6. DonnaML

    DonnaML Well-Known Member

    Macrinus Augustus and Diadumenian Caesar, AE Pentassarion [5 Assaria], 217-218 AD, Marcianopolis Mint, Moesia Inferior [now Devnya, Bulgaria] (Pontianus, consular legate). Obv. Confronted heads of Macrinus, laureate, right, and Diadumenian, bareheaded, left, [AVT K OΠE]Λ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC [bracketed portion off flan][ = Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Augustus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antoninus ] / Rev. Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse in extended right hand and caduceus in left hand; chlamys hanging over left arm; E [mark of value for “5”] in right field, VΠ Macrinus ΠONTIANOV MAP-KIANOΠOΛEITΩN (ΩN ligate) [ = Consular Legate Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis]. AMNG I/I 740 [Pick, Behrendt, Die antiken Münzen von Dacien und Moesien, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands Vol. I/I (Berlin, 1898) at pp. 240-241]; BMC 3 Thrace 35 [R.S. Poole, ed. A Catalog of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Vol. 3, The Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, etc. (London, 1877) at p. 32]; Hristova & Jekov [Nina Hristova & Gospodin Jekov, The Local Coinage of the Roman Empire - Moesia Inferior, I - III c. A.D., MARCIANOPOLIS (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria 2006)]; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol. I, 1192 var. (E to left) [Ivan Varbanov, Greek Imperial Coins And Their Values, Volume I: Dacia, Moesia Superior & Moesia Inferior (English Edition) (Bourgas, Bulgaria, 2005)]; Diadumenian.com /marcianopolis5.html, No. Mar5.33d. 25 mm, 12.89 g. Purchased from Kirk Davis, Cat # 75, Fall 2020, Lot 62; ex.: Dr. Paul Rynearson (ca. 2003). (Coin is double die match to Lot 696, CNG Triton XII Auction, Jan. 5, 2009.)


    Next: more confronted heads on a Roman Provincial.
  7. Sulla80

    Sulla80 Well-Known Member

    Demeter, Kora (Persephone) and Triptolemos with thanks to the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887).
    Mesembria Philip II Demeter.jpg
    Roman Provincial Coin, Thrace, Mesambria, Philip II (Caesar, 244-247), AE (27mm, 12.25g)
    Obv: MAP IOVΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC / KAICAP, bare head of Philipp II right vis-a-vis (aka confronted) draped bust of Serapis left, wearing kalathos.
    Rev: MECAMBPIANΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn ears and long torch.
    Ref: Varbanov 4283

    Next: Demeter, Kore or Triptolemos
  8. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member


    Lucania, Metapontom stater
    Head of Demeter right hair bound with fillet, wearing earring. Punch mark on ear.

    METAΠON (retrograde) Ear of barely with leaf to right; on which palmette.

    circa 400-340


    Noe 485b. Jameson 287. SNG Lloyd 365. SNG ANS 367. Historia Numorum Italy 1540.

    An extremely rare variety, only two specimens cited by Noe

    Next: Demeter but as Ceres
  9. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    L Furius CNF Brocchus.jpg
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Bust of Ceres right between wheat-ear and barley-corn; III VIR across field, BROCCHI below
    REVERSE: Curule chair between fasces; L. FVRI/CN. F above
    Rome 63 BC
    3.9g, 20mm
    Cr414/1; Furia 23

    Next: Grain
  10. Edessa

    Edessa Well-Known Member

    Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. Albinus Bruti f. 48 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.66g, 3h). Rome mint. Obv: A·POSTVMIVS–COS; Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus right. Rev: ALBINV/BRVTI•F; in two lines within wreath of grain ears. Ref: Crawford 450/3b; CRI 27; Sydenham 943a; Postumia 14. Good Very Fine, nicely toned. Ex Peus Auction 382 (26 Apr 2005), Lot 357. Ex Nilus Coins.

    Next: Another Postumia.
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  11. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    RR denarius - L. Albinus Postumius, Diana / 3 horsemen C. 96 BCE.
    next, RR 2nd century BC.

  12. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    C. Antesti. Denarius. 146 BC
    Obv: C·ANTESTI. Helmeted head of Roma right; X below chin.
    Rev: Dioscuri on horseback riding right; below, dog running right.
    18.50 mm., 3.99 g.
    Babelon Antestia 1. Sydenham 411. Crawford 219/1e.

    Next: another 2nd century BC RR.
  13. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Well-Known Member

    T. Veturius Gracchus f. Sempronius Ar Denarius 137 BC Obv Bust of Mars right draped wearing Corinthian style helmet. Rv Oath taking scene Youth in center kneeling holding a pig flanked by two soldiers each using swords touching the pig. Crawford 234/1 3.95 grms 19 mm Photo by W. Hansen 234-c.jpg
    This coin does begin the rather spectacular transformation of the denarius from a simple economic instrument to a vehicle of propaganda. So in keeping next coin 1st Century Roman Republican Denarius
  14. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Next: first century BC RR denarius
  15. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus 42 BC. Rome
    Denarius AR
    19 mm, 3,81 g
    Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right; behind, lyre.
    Rev. P.CLODIVS – ·M·F, Diana standing facing, with bow and quiver over shoulder, holding lit torch in each hand.
    Crawford 494/23; BMCRR Rome 4290.

    Next - lyre
  16. GinoLR

    GinoLR Well-Known Member

    Hadrien As.jpg
    Hadrian, large semis
    (maybe this is more a cithar than a lyre?)

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  17. Orielensis

    Orielensis Supporter! Supporter

    I guess a carnyx is a type of trumpet, isn't it?
    Römische Republik – RRC 281:1, Denar, Furius, Janus:Victoria mit Trophäe und carnyx.png
    Roman Republic, moneyer: M. Furius L. f. Philus, AR denarius, 119 BC, Rome mint. Obv: M. FOVRI. L. F; head of Janus. Rev: ROMA; Roma standing l., holding sceptre, crowns trophy with carnyx and two shields; in exergue, PHL I. 19mm, 3.81g. Ref: RRC 281/1.

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  18. Dafydd

    Dafydd Well-Known Member


    L. Marcius Philippus 56 BC. Rome
    Denarius AR
    18mm., 3,64g.

    Next another 1st Century Republican Denarius,
  19. Dafydd

    Dafydd Well-Known Member

    Oh dear please ignore, my Internet disappeared this morning and I had pressed the button on this but clearly it had not been sent. Next carry on theme, drum.
  20. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    12 hr. rule...

    RR denarius Brutus....

    next,,,, bronze of The Republic...

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  21. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    Anonymous 215-212 BC. Rome

    Sextans Æ

    29 mm, 16,32 g

    Head of Mercury right, wearing winged petasus; •• (mark of value) above / Prow of galley right; •• (mark of value) below. Crawford 41/9; Sydenham 107; BMCRR 72.

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