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Hunting scene with dog:

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17 mm, 3,96 g.
C. Hosidius C. f. Geta. AR denarius. Rome. 68 BC.
Diademed head of Diana draped right, bow and quiver at her shoulder GETA before, III. VIR behind / The wild boar of Calydon right, pierced by spear and attacked by dog. C. HOSIDI. C.F. in exergue.
Crawford 407/2.

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Bow and quiver over shoulder

PHRYGIA. Apameia. Ae (Circa 88-40 BC). Magistrate Attalos, son of Bianor, eglogistes.
Obv: Turreted head of Artemis-Tyche right, with bow and quiver over shoulder.
Rev: AΠAMEΩN / ATTAΛOY BIANOPOΣ.
Marsyas advancing right, playing aulos; menander pattern below.
BMC 62; HGC 7, 674. 5,49 g - 18,77 mm
In Greek mythology, the satyr Marsyas is a central figure in two stories involving music: in one, he picked up the double oboe that had been abandoned by Athena and played it; in the other, he challenged Apollo to a contest of music and lost his hide and life.

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Philip I AE Octassarion (8 Assaria), Second Issue, AD 247-249, Syria, Seleucis & Pieria, Antioch Mint. Obv. Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ϹƐΒ / Rev. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; above, ram leaping right with head turned back left; star below bust; ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ - ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩΝ around; Δ – Ɛ [Delta – Epsilon] across upper fields; S - C across lower fields. 30 mm., 15.68 g. McAlee 990 (ill. p. 345) [Richard McAlee, The Coins of Roman Antioch (2007)]; RPC VIII Online (unassigned, ID 7493) (see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/7493); BMC 20 Syria 526 [Warwick Wroth, A Catalog of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Vol. 20, Galatia, Cappadocia, and Syria (London, 1899) at p. 215]. Purchased from Kenneth W. Dorney, Feb. 2022.* [Footnotes omitted.]

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Marcus Julius Severus Philippus (Philip the younger). Struck under Philip I

Philip II, AR antoninianus. 22.4 mm, 4.91 g.(Thick flan), Rome mint, 249AD.
IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / LIBERALITAS AVGG III, Philip I, holding short sceptre, and Philip II seated left on curule chairs, extending right hands. RIC 230; RSC 17, Sear 9265.
Appears to be reverse die match to example held by American Numismatic Society

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2 hours ago, expat said:

Philip I and Philip II

 

Marcus Iulius Philippus I Arabs and Marcus Iulius Severus Philippus II Caesar; Octassarion Province Bronze of the Roman Imperial period 246/249 AD; Material: AE; Diameter: 28mm; Weight: 16.17g; Mint: Antiochia ad Orontem, Syria; Reference: McAlee 1001, BMC 537; Obverse: Jugate busts of Philippus I, radiate, draped and cuirassed, and Philippus II, laureate, draped and cuirassed, right. The inscription reads: AVTOK K M IOVΛΙ ΦIΛΙΠΠOI CЄB for Autokratoros Kaisaros Marcos Ioulios Philippos Sebastos (Imperator Caesar Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus); Reverse: Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right; above, ram leaping right, head left; Δ-Є and S-C across field. The inscription reads: ANTIOXEΩN MHTPO KOΛΩN for Antiocheon Metropoleon Kolon (Antiochia Metropolitan Colonia).

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RPC Volume: VI №: 6807 (temporary)
Reign: Severus Alexander Persons: Severus Alexander (Augustus)
City: Caesarea  Region: Cappadocia Province: Cappadocia
Denomination: Æ (20 mm) Average weight: 6.45 g. Issue: ƐΤ Ɛ = 5 (225/6)
Obverse: ΑΥ Κ ϹΕ(ΟΥ) ΑΛΕΞΑ(Ν)(Δ); laureate head of Severus Alexander, right
Reverse: ΜΗΤΡ(Ο)(Π)(Ο) ΚΑΙ(Ϲ)(Α)(Ρ) ΕΤ Ε (or Ε ΕΤ); three corn-ears tied together
Reference: S 563, 563 a-b; SM 563, 563f-g; Ganschow 797 Specimens: 21

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Roman Provincial (Caesarea): bronze Æ28 of Severus Alexander, ca. 222-235 AD; Mount Argaeuscoins ancient to romans roman provincial caesarea bronze 28 of severus alexander ca 222 235 ad mount argaeus

Obverse: head of Severus Alexander right.
Reverse: model of Mt. Argeus on table.

Æ, 28 mm of Caesarea in Anatolia in Turkey (now the modern city of Kayseri). A somewhat bigger provincial bronze with an interesting reverse motif.

This was a fun cheapo I had in my giveaway stash.

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Severus Alexander 

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18 mm, 2,7 g.
Severus Alexander 222-235 AD. AR denarius. Rome. 222-228.
IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, draped, right / PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia, draped, standing left, holding wand in right hand and sceptre in left hand ; at feet, a globe.
RIC IV Severus Alexander 173.

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Constantius II 337-361 C.E. AE 3 of Antioch

DN CONSTAN - TIVS P F AVG, diademed draped and cuirassed bust right

FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Radiate Phoenix on star studded globe, additional star in right field

Reference: RIC VIII 129

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Constantius II AE follis. 351-355 AD. 24mm 6.34g D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman who is bare-headed, bearded, reaching backwards, Γ in left field. Mintmark ALEA. Cohen 46, LRBC 2836; RIC VIII Alexandria 72; Sear 18175.

 

Always loved the stylized reverse on this one.

 

 

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7 hours ago, panzerman said:

Solidus

 

Imperator Caesar Flavius Anastasius Augustus; Reign: Anastasius I (Anastasios I); Mint: Constantinople; Date: 491/498 AD; Nominal: Solidus; Material: Gold; Diameter: 21mm; Weight: 4.49g; Reference: Sear 3; Reference: MIBE 4a; Reference: DOC 4 (unlisted officina); Pedigree: Ex Naumann Numimsatik Vienna, Austria; Pedigree: Ex Leu Numismatik Winterthur, Switzerland; Obverse: Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly to right, cross on helmet, holding spear and shield with horseman motif; Inscription: D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG; Translation: Dominus Noster Anastasius Perpetuus Augustus; Translation: Our Lord Anastasius, Perpetual Augustus; Reverse: Victory standing facing, head to left, holding long jewelled cross; star in right field; Inscription: VICTORIA AVGGG A CONOB; Translation: Victoria Augustorum, Constantinopoli obryzum; Translation: Victory of the Augusts, Constantinople 1/72 pound pure gold.
 
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Elagabalus AR Denarius, Rome 220-222 AD
IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / VICTORIA AVG, Victory flying left, open diadem in both hands, shields to both sides, star in right field. RSC 300. RIC 161. BMC 234. 2,8 g - 18,5 mm

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41 minutes ago, expat said:

Elagabalus

 

Elagabal; Denarius of the Roman Imperial Period; Material: Silver; Diameter: 18mm; Weight: 3,45g; Mint: Antiochia ad Orontem, Syria; Reference: RIC IV Elagabalus 187d; Obverse: Right-facing draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus with a laurel wreath; Inscription: ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG; Reverse: Two military standards can be seen in the middle, flanked on the right and left by a vexillum (standard) with an eagle; Inscription: CONCORDIA MILIT.

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Link: same design but barbarous.

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Elagabalus AD 218-222, 3.28 g, 18.2 mm, 6 h.
Fourrée Denarius, imitative issue, (after AD 250?).
Unknown (Sarmatian?) mint.
Obv: ΛNTONINVS PIVS FEL ΛVG; Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CONCORDIΛ; Two standards between two aquilae; NILIT in exergue (sic, the N backwards and replacing the correct M, and the L looking like an upside-down T).
Refs: imitation of: RIC 187; BMC 275; C 15; Thirion-344.
Notes: See CNG E-Auction 281, June 20, 2012, lot 369 (same dies).

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26 minutes ago, Roman Collector said:

standards

 

Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus; Denarius of the Roman Imperial Period 217/218 AD; Material: Silver; Diameter: 20mm; Weight: 3.69g; Mint: Rome; Reference: RIC IV Macrinus 102a (Rare variant without victory wreath); Obverse: You can see the draped, bare-headed bust of Diadumenianus facing right. The inscription reads: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES for Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus Caesar; Reverse: Diadumenianus Caesar is shown standing from the front, his head turned to the right. He holds a signum (standard) in his right hand and a scepter in his left. Two more signa (standards) are shown to his right. The inscription reads: PRINC IVVENTVTIS for Princeps Iuventutis (the first of youth).
 
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