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February 25, 2020

Titus AR Denarius 

(18mm, 3.26g, 6h). Rome, AD 79 after July 1.

Obv: Laureate head l. 

Rev: Jewish captive kneeling r. before trophy. 

RIC II 50; RSC 297.

Ex: Bertolami Fine arts E Live Auction 38 Lot 610 December 11, 2016

Ex: Artemide Aste E Live Auction 11 Lot 362 January...

October 11, 2019

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Tetradrachm 

(27mm, 14.56 g, 12h). 

In the name and types of the Seleucid king Philip I Philadelphus. Dated year 26 of the Caesarean Era (24/23 BC). 

Obv: Diademed head of Philip I right within fillet borde...

July 17, 2019

Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD Denarius 

Lugdunum circa 13-14,

18mm., 3.56g. 

Obv: Laureate head r.

Rev. Tiberius in triumphal quadriga r., holding laurel branch and eagle-tipped sceptre. 

RSC 301. RIC 224.

Ex: Naville Numismatics Live auction 50 Lot 439 June 23, 2019


March 8, 2018

Gaius, Silver denarius, RIC I 16 (R2, Rome), RSC I 2, Lyon 167, BnF II 21, BMCRE I 17, cf. SRCV I 1807 (aureus), VF, toned, attractive portraits, bumps and marks, some pitting, lamination defects, ex jewelry, Lugdunum (Lyon, France) mint, weight 3.443g, maximum diamete...

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