Is this Magnia Urbica?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Harry G, Apr 15, 2021.

  1. Harry G

    Harry G Well-Known Member

    Hi all!

    I recently spotted this one on eBay, and was wondering if I should purchase it.

    It is a lot of about 10 coins. 9 of them are poor condition LRBs, but the 10th coin appears to be a scarce antoninianus of Magnia Urbica. Does it look like Magnia Urbica or some other empress? I think I can see a B just above her forehead, which doesn't fit with any other empress. I'm also wondering if it's worth the £26 asking price, although I recon I could resell the other coins on eBay for about £15 in total. The possible "Magnia Urbica" I would keep for my collection

    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!


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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I mean it "could" be. I can't really tell. With basically no legend what-so-ever on either side, it could be any of those empresses. I wouldn't waste the money on it though without better pictures.
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  4. Roman Collector

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    Might just be Severina.
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    My first thought as well.
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  6. seth77

    seth77 Well-Known Member

    I'd use the 26 quid to get something identifiable.
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