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Caracalla (198 - 217 A.D.)
O: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Radiate, bearded and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
R: P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P, Jupiter seated left, holding Nike and scepter; at feet to left, eagle standing left, head right.
Rome Mint, 215 A.D.
RIC IV 260v; RSC 277b
Next: Coin Depicting Ceres
next, bronze of Claudius....
L FURIUS CN F BROCCHUS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS FURIA
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
Cr414/1; Furia 23
Next: Curule chair
Too late. Next: Bronze of Claudius
Next: silver of the same Claudius (imperial preferred, but provincial will work too)
OBVERSE: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P VI IMP XI, laureate head right
REVERSE: PACI AVGVSTAE, Pax-Nemesis advancing right, drawing out fold of robe at neck, holding caduceus above serpent preceding her
Struck at Rome, 46/7AD
Antoninus Pius (138 - 161 A.D.)
O:Laureate bust r., drapery on l. shoulder.
R: Agathodaemon erect, crowned with skhent; in field, L-IE. issued 151-2 (year 15)
RPC Online 15718 (this coin), Dattari-Savio Pl. 162, 3066 (this coin).
From the Dattari collection.
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Here is a semis , weighs 145 gms.
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Julius Caesar (February-March 44 B.C)
O: Wreathed head of Caesar right; CAESAR downward to right, DICT PERPETVO upward to left.
R: Venus Victrix standing left, holding Victory in outstretched right hand and vertical scepter in left; L • BVC[A] downwards to right. L. Aemilius Buca, moneyer.
Crawford 480/8; Alföldi Type XIV, 62–3, 67, and 69 (A13/R22); CRI 105; Sydenham 1061; RSC 23; RBW 1683.
Next: Figure with shield
OBVERSE: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP P P, bare head left.
REVERSE: Minerva advancing right, holding shield and brandishing a javelin, S-C across fields
Struck at Rome, 50-4AD
Next: A denarius from Alexandria.
Next: A coin showing a chariot or biga being pulled by anything but horses.
How about goats?
Roman Republic, moneyer: Gaius Renius, AR denarius, 138 BC, Rome mint. Obv: helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, X. Rev: Juno in biga of goats r., wearing diadem and holding sceptre and reins in l. hand and whip in r. hand; below, C. REN; in exergue, ROM[A]. 16mm, 3.41g. Ref: RRC 231/1.
Next: another chariot drawn by anything but horses
M. AURELIUS COTTA
OBVERSE: Head of Roma, COTA below, X behind
REVERSE: Hercules holding club in biga of centaurs holding branches. M.AVRELI below, ROMA in ex
Struck at Rome 139 BC
Aurelia 16, BMC.914, Craw.229/1
ex. Pliego Numismatics
Magnetes Thessaly (50 - 130 B.C.)
O: Laureate head of Zeus left.
B: MAGNHTWN; The Centaur Chiron advancing right and holding branch over shoulder; large star below.
Next: Syrian provincial
@Mat It's been over 48 hours. Care to pick another topic?
"your most expensive coin"
OBVERSE: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT, bare head right
REVERSE: DIVVS AVG PATER PATRIAE, radiate head of Divus Augustus right
Struck at Lugdunum, 37/8AD
RIC I 10
Next: Divus Augustus
Next: Augustus (any)
25-23 BC, Legate P. Carisius,
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