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  1. Link...One of the four tetrarchs..Galerius. Galerius Maximianus as Caesar AE Follis minted 297 AD. 11,46 g. 25 mm. Obv: GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES. Laureate Head right Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI/ (crescent)/ D// ANT. Genius standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera. RIC VI 49b Antioch From an old collection formed in the 1920s. Ex Münzhandlung Kallai, Vienna.
  2. Prince A ...11-13mm/2.2gr Late 2nd to early 3rd centuries AD Van’t Haaff 19.1.1-1A Obv: Bust left, wearing diadem, beard as two rows of dots Rev: Artemis standing right, holding bow in one hand, plucking arrow from her quiver with the other hand. Next...More Elymais
  3. ANTONINUS PIUS. 138-161 AD. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 26.75 g.) Struck 159/160 AD. Obverse..ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII, laureate head right Rev. PIETATI AVG COS IIII SC, Pietas standing left holding globe, Faustina Junior as Pietas standing left, between Faustina Minima, Lucilla & holding baby Fadilla. RIC III 1031 Next..Antoninus Pius Denarius
  4. I've always liked this rendition of Plautilla... Plautilla AR Denarius. 20mm/2.66gr minted 204 AD Obverse-PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right Reverse- VENVSVICTRIX, Venus standing left holding apple (pomegranite) & palm, leaning on shield,winged Cupid at her feet holding apple or pomegranite or helmet? RIC# 369 Next...Her husband. Edit...Ian beat me to it...
  5. Link...Priestly emblems Caracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AR Denarius (3.21 gm, 17mm). Rome mint. Struck 195-196 AD.Obv.: M AVR ANTONINVS CAES,(Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Caesar), bare-headed and draped bust right.Rev.: SEVERI AVG PII FIL,(To Severus, son of the pious Emperor Augustus), Lituus, Sacrificial knife (axe), Guttus, Simpulum and Aspergilum.RIC#4. gVF.
  6. Link...Faustina II Faustina II Junior Silver Denarius 3.36g.,17mm, Rome mint, A.D. 154-156, Obverse. FAVSTINA AVG-PIIAVGFIL Draped bust of Faustina right, Reverse. CONC-O-RDIA, Concordia seated left, holding flower & resting left arm on cornucopiae set on globe below seat. (RCV 4704; RIC 502a)
  7. @AncientOne...Neat coin!...Not seen this type before..Had to look up "Smintheus "...The mice-god. Thanks for sharing..
  8. What a beautiful example @DonnaML....!...Lovely detail on the jabalí and a sweet portrait too! Is this list a set that you are endeavouring to collect?...If so you are doing well and it would be quite an achievement!...Looking forward to seeing more additions. Paul
  9. Link..Philip I Philip I Antoninianus AD 244 / 249 Obverse..IMP M IVL PHILIPPUS AVG.... radiate, draped bust right. Reverse..LIBERALITAS AVGGII... liberalitus standing right holding abacua and cornucopiae. RIC 38b 4th Issue 5th Officina...This donative was given to celebrate the arrival of the Royal Family in Rome AD245
  10. Nice looking coin! Here's my only Petra coin..This one with his wife/ sister... Nabataean Kingdom. Aretas IV (Haritat), with Shaqilath..9BC-40AD AE unit Petra mint. Obverse..Jugate draped busts of Aretas and Shaqilath (wife) right symbol in front (S?) Reverse..Crossed cornucopias, Nabataean script (spelling Ruler and wifes names) in 3 lines, above, between and below the horns. Aretas name in Nabataean is 'Haritat' Spelt 'HRTT' and his wife 'Shaqilath' spelt 'SQYLT'
  11. Link..Arles Licinius I AE Follis 20mm/3.43gr (Emperors name Misspelled) Obverse-IMP LICINVS PF AVG- laureate, cuirassed bust right Reverse-REV SOLI INVICTO COMITI- Sol standing right, looking left, chlamys across chest and over his left arm, holding globe and raising right hand. C-S across fields Exergue-PARL- minted 313-318AD Arles
  12. @Sulla80...That's a beautiful example!...Really nice detail & a nice 4 grams... I've always liked this rendition, it shows a different style of beard... Khusro II AR Drachm. Bust right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent, two wings, and star-in-crescent, ribbons and crescents on shoulders; monogram behind head, stars flanking crown, double border, star-in-crescents in margin. Fire altar with ribbons; flanked by two attendants; date in Pahlavi to left, mint to right. SK (SISTAN, Zarang) mint, dated RY 37 (AD 628). Göbl II/3, Pl. no. 212. 4.14g, 33mm, 2h.Extremely Fine.
  13. Link...Dionysus & panther Thrace, Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius. 138-161 AD. AE As­sarion (3.94 gm, 18mm). Obv.: [ΑΥ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ] ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ, laureate head right. Rev.: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ, nude Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus over panther and long filleted thyrsus. Mouchmov, Philippopolis 66-70 and 75, BMC 9: RPC Online 7441. VF.
  14. What a lovely collection! @DonnaML.... Three beautiful additions, especially like the Oceanus reverse type as I hadn't seen this type before.. I only have one Hadrian coin in my collection at the moment... Hadrian (117- 138). Rome, c. 131-138 AD. Silver Denarius. 2,85 g. 17 mm. Obv: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate head right. Rev: FORTVNA AVG, Fortuna standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. VF, old collection patina. RIC#245A
  15. I was an avid collector of British Colonial coinage and one day, a seller that I frequently bought from, put up a small group of strange looking coins!...I loved the look and bought this sweet little Licinius I, although I had no idea at the time what I was buying!... Licinius I (RIC VII#155 Arles)-Unlisted- Licinius I AE Follis 20mm/3.43gr (Emperors name Misspelled) Obverse-IMP LICINVS PF AVG- laureate, cuirassed bust right Reverse-REV SOLI INVICTO COMITI- Sol standing right, looking left, chlamys across chest and over his left arm, holding globe and raising right hand. C-S across fields Exergue-PARL- minted 313-318AD Arles
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