Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Collect89, Jul 21, 2017.
next, anything Nero...
Log in or Sign up to hide this ad.
OBVERSE: NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI, Laureate head right
REVERSE: Victory seated right on globe, holding wreath in both hands
Struck at CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea, 59-60 AD
RIC 617, BMC 409, RPC 3645
Next: Coin struck at Cappadocia
Julia Domna (193 - 217 A.D.)
O: IOYΛIA ΔOMNA AVΓ, bust right.
R: MHTPO KAICAP NEΩ, Mt. Argaeus, star at summit. Crescent to upper right. ET IH Dated RY 18 of Septimius (AD 210/211).
Syd 450v (Rev legend and crescent)
In the year this coin was issued, Severus fell ill in Britain during the campaign against the Caledonians; his days were numbered. Caracalla continued the campaign, but his thoughts were on the future.
Next: Least favorite Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius, my least favourite Roman emperor.
No funny hobbies, no crimes, no mistress, no giton, no nymphomaniac spouse, no orgies, during his reign there were no all-out war, no Barbarian invasion, no natural disaster, no pandemic, nothing. BORING.
Next : your favourite Roman emperor.
Gallienus (253 - 268 A.D.)
O: AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CЄB, laureate and cuirassed bust right
R: Homonoia seated left, right hand raised, left holding double cornucopia; IB/L to left, palm frond to right.Dated RY 12 (AD 264/265).
Köln 2923; Dattari (Savio) 5249; K&G 90.80; Emmett 3817.12.
Gotta give the man credit, he did what he could to keep the empire together after daddy became a footstool.
Next: Best Patnina coin.
OBVERSE: AV K L CEVHPOC, laureate bust right
REVERSE: NIKOPOL PROC IC, Draped bust of Serapis in modius, facing right
Struck at Nikopolis ad Istrum, 193-211 AD
IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG; laureate head right.
SOLI INVICTO; Sol standing left in long robe, right hand raised, left hand holding head of Serapis; BI in left and ✶ in right field.
In ex. ANT
RIC VI Antioch 167b
Next: A Greek or Phoenician coin with an Egyptian theme or depiction(s) of an Egyptian god or goddess.
Hadrian, Alexandria, AE drachm : Egyptian temple, statue visible between the pylons.
Next : temple
OBVERSE: AVTOK K G AFIN GAL OVEND OVOLOCCIANOC CEB, radiate and draped bust right
REVERSE: ANTIOXEWN MHTRO KOLWN D-e, SC below, Tyche seated facing within tetrastyle temple, the river-god Orontes swimming beneath her, ram leaping right above
Struck at Syria-Antioch, 251-253 AD
Next: River god Orontes
Obverse: Laurate bust right, eagle below right, club left.
Reverse: Tyche seated facing right, river god Orontes below doing his laps.
Next: Your favorite Roman tetradrachm
Faustina Jr. (147 - 175 A.D.)Egypt, Alexandria
O: Draped bust right
R:Isis Pharia standing right, holding sistrum and billowing sail; L I Z (Year 17) across field.
Stuck 153-154 A.D.
Dattari (Savio) 3250; K&G 38.86; Emmett 1949.17.
Ex. Roma Numismatics E-Sale 16; Lot 306. Feb. 28, 2015
Ex. Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung Auction 247; Lot 4627. March 10, 2017
Next: Ugliest coin you own
OBVERSE: D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG - Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: Large K - cross to left, Γ to right
Struck at Constantinople 491-518 AD
Next: A decent Anastasius
Æ Follis, "Small Module"
O: DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.
R:Large M, cross above, CON in ex.
Sear 14 DO 16
Next: Flying Bird
next, imperial bronze of Titus...
TITUS as Caesar
OBVERSE: T CAESAR VESPASIAN IMP III PONT TR POT II COS, Radiate head of Titus right
REVERSE: ROMA VICTRIX, Roma seated to left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear; behind, various arms; S C in exergue
Struck at Rome, 72AD
RIC 633; RIC? 483 (R2)
Ex Frank Kovacs
Next: Roma Victrix
Separate names with a comma.