Victory / Nike - Let's see them

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  1. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    Thanks, Ancient Aussie! Here are a couple more.

    Migration period, Balkans/Danube, imitation of Constantine AE 3:
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    Gratian siliqua, Aquileia:
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  3. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Here is one with Victory facing, wings spread:
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    AURELIAN
    Antoninianus
    OBVERSE: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG Radiate, cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: VICTORIA AVG, Victory facing, wings spread, rising up between two shields, pearl diadem in hands star over P in right field. first officinae Siscia
    Struck at Siscia, 270-5 AD
    4.1g, 21mm
    RIC 238
     
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  4. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

  5. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    Still not enough late Roman here, so two more:

    Theodosius I, tiny AE 4, Antioch:
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    And Honorius, AE 3, Antioch again:
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  6. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Welcome @Severus Alexander ! This place is great. Watch out though as it can influence coins you buy!

    In the coin below I think Zeus is holding Victory who is presenting a laurel wreath or crown:

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    Philip I Philadelphos, semi-autonomous city issue of Antioch
    AR, tetradrachm, 26mm, 12h; Antioch mint 46/5 BC or later
    Obv.: Diademed head left
    Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΑΠΠΟV ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟVΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΑΦΟV; Zeus Nikephoros seated left holding spear in left hand holding victory presenting laurel wreath in right; AYT monogram to inner left, date in exergue (off flan)
     
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  7. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Fulvia as Victoria; Victoria driving biga:

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    Roman Republican AR denarius
    L. Mussidius Longus
    Rome mint, 42 BC
    17.0 mm; 3.5 gm
    Obv: Bust of Marc Antony's 3rd wife, Fulvia, as Victory, r., draped.
    Rev: L MVSSIDIVS LONGVS, Victory in biga, r., holding reins.
    Refs: Sear 1517; BMCRR 4229; RRC 494/40; Sydenham 1095; RSC Mussidia 4; Banti Mussidia 613
     
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  8. Volodya

    Volodya Junior Member

    Great choice! One of my favorite RR types, sadly lacking in my own collection.
     
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  9. H8_modern

    H8_modern Attracted to small round-ish art

    I'd click on a Love button on that one. Very nice coin.
     
  10. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Great detail on the Gratian siliqua, what's your main collecting theme?
     
  11. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Here are a couple late Romans:

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    Valens, AD 364-378
    AE, 3.1g, 18.5mm; 6h; Siscia
    Obv.: DN VALEN-S PF AVG; pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
    Rev.: SECVRITAS-REIPVBLICAE, F in in left field, M in right field; Victory advancing right holding wreath in right hand and palm in left
    In Ex.: ASISC

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    Valentinian I AD 364-375
    AW, 2.7g, 18mm; 1h; Siscia mint
    Obv.: DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, curiassed & draped bust right
    Rev.: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE; victory advancing left, holding wreath in right and Palm in last hand. Star over A in left field
    In Ex.: DASISC
     
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  12. stevex6

    stevex6 Random Mayhem

    Ummm, are Nike & Victory allowed? ... or just Victory?

    => because I'm all about the fricken rules!!

    :woot:
     
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  13. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Think this thread needs more Nike!
     
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  14. stevex6

    stevex6 Random Mayhem

    :rolleyes:

    Nike Rocks!!


    Syracuse Heiron I Tet
    480/78-475
    Quad with Nike above & Arethusa with Dolphins
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    Sicily, Messana
    445-439 BC
    Chariot with biga of mules with Nike above & Hare in wreath
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    Sicily, Syracuse, Hiketas II
    287-278 BC
    Kore & Nike driving horse biga

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  15. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    Some Victory types for Septimius Severus.

    Victory walking left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left

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    Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm

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    Victory walking left, holding wreath in both hands

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    Victory walking right, holding trophy in both hands

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    Victory standing left engraving AV/G on shield to left with right hand, which is resting on a column, holding palm in left hand.

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    Victory seated left holding wreath and palm

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    Victory walking left, holding wreath in right hand, trophy over left shoulder; captive left

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    Victory flying left holding wreath with both hands over shield set on low base

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    Victory standing on globe left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left

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    Victory walking right, holding wreath in left hand, trophy in right

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    Victory standing right, resting foot on helmet, inscribing shield set on palm tree

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  16. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    Nice toning on that denarius H8!


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    Macedonia, Stobi. Caracalla AE26
    Caracalla AE26 of Stobi. A C M AVR ANTONINVS, laureate head right / MVNICI STOBE, Nike advancing right carrying palm branch & wreath.
     
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  17. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Ol' Victory was a rather multi-talented gal.

    Here she is driving a mean quadriga...
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    Shaking her wreaths and dancing...
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    Steering the good ship Fel Temp Reparatio...
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  18. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    A 1st Century A.D. bronze artefact displayed in Museum at Caerleon, the Roman City of Isca Silurum in South Wales showing Victory with a trophy.

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  19. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    I have a Fulvia as Victory...

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    Roman Imperiatorial
    Marc Antony 43 BCE
    AR Quinarius 13mm 1.67g
    Lugdunum Winged bust Victory-probly Fulvia
    Lion DVNI LVGV
    Craw 489/5, Sear 1519, Syd 1160
     
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  20. icerain

    icerain Mastir spellyr Supporter

    Here is a Nabataean Nike

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    and a Valentinian II
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  21. iamtiberius

    iamtiberius SPQR Supporter

    This showed up today. Good timing.
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