kapphnwn Posted December 16, 2022 · Supporter Share Posted December 16, 2022 This year was a decent year for Roman coins. Again these are in no particular order 1. Vespasian Ar Denarius Tarraco 69-70 AD Obv Head left laureate. Rv Libertas standing left holding pileus RIC 1339 18 mm Photo by W. Hansen Even though I won the coin in December 2021 it was not until late February that i actually got the coin. 2. Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Ar Denarius North Italian Mint 80 BC Obv Head of Pietas right Rv Elephant advancing left Crawford 374/1 RBW 1396 This coin illustrated 3.90 grms 19 mm Photo by W. Hansen 3. Plotina Wife of Trajan Ar denarius 112-114 AD Obv Bust right draped wearing stephane Rv Vesta seated left RIC 730 Woytek 705-1 3.36 grms 20 mm Photo by W. Hansen This woman actually is a key player in the history of the Roman Empire during this period. She was very instrumental in setting up the "adoptive" system by her support of Hadrian. 4. Titus Ar Denarius 80 AD Obv, Head right laureate Rv Wreath above curule chair RIC 108 3.48 grms 19 mm Photo by W. Hansen 5. Nerva Ar Cistophorus 97 AD Obv Head right laureate Rv Cult statue of Diana of Perga within a distyle shrine. RIC 116 RPC 1301 10.76 grms 25 mm Photo by W. Hansen Now we come to a mob of sestertii 6. Severus Alexander Ae Sestertius 230 AD eleventh emission Obv Head right laureate Rv Justitia seated left RIC 563 22,42 grms 28 mm Photo by W. Hansen 7. Trajan Ae Sestertius 111 AD Head right laureate. Rv Arabia standing left holding branch and cinnamon sticks (absolutely essential for French Toast) camel standing in front. RIC466 Woytek 363a 24.14 grms 32 mm Photo by W. Hansen 8. Titus Ae Sestertius Unknown Thracian Mint. 79-81 AD Obv Head right laureate Rv Pax standing left holding branch RIC 498 RPC 501 26.63 grms 33 mm Photo by W. Hansen 9. Antoninus Pius as Divus Ae Sestertius Struck after 161 AD Head right bare Rv Fuberal pyre of four tiers decorated with hangings and garlands surmounted by a facing quadriga. PIC 1266 26.60 grms 33 mm Photo by W. Hansen 10, Last but not least Trajan Ae Sestertius 116-117 AD Obv Bust right laureate and draped Rv, Trajan seated on a dias offering diadem to Parthamaspates who kneels before him. Behind Trajan stands an officer. Before Trajan a suggestus. RIC 667 Woytek 594 v-25 This coin illustrated 28.78 grms 33 mm Photo by W. Hansen 28 1 1 1 6 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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