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Ancient Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Huge bronze sestertius. struck 156-157 AD. His laureate bust rt., ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP / Annona standing rt., holding rudder and modius, her left foot raised and set on prow, TR POT XX COS IIII SC. Massive 31 mm, 20.95 g. ref: RIC 964, BMCRE 2013, Sear 4251. Nice brassy patina, great portrait. ex-R. Valerio collection. #NAV006: $199

Ancient Rome. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Huge brass sestertius, struck 242-243 AD. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / The emperor standing right, holding spear & globe, P M TR P V COS II P P; S-C. ref: RIC 307a, Cohen 267. Huge 30 mm, 19.22 g. Beautiful! #CR2031x2: $250


Ancient Rome. Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Magnificent silver denarius, struck 232 AD. His laureate, draped bust right, seen from front, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Spes walking left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt, SPES PVBLICA. ref: RIC 254, RSC 543. 19.5 mm, 2.62 g. Choice EF! Incredible detail, beautiful, lustrous surfaces. Ex-Barstow, CA collection. This coin is an absolute gem! #CR2838: $299


Ancient Rome. Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Magnificent silver denarius, struck 231 AD. His laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Sol, radiate, standing left holding globe and raising right hand, P M TR P X COS III P P. ref: RIC 109, Sear 7913, RSC 411. 20 mm, 2.42 g. Choice EF!
Incredible detail, beautiful, lustrous surfaces. Ex-Barstow, CA collection. #CR2836: $225


Ancient Rome. Gaius Caligula, 37-41 AD. Bronze As, struck 37-38 AD. His bare head left, C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT / Vesta seated left, holding patera and sceptre, VESTA above, S C across field. 28 mm, 9.20 g. ref: RIC 38, Sear5 #1803, Cohen 27. Cut in half in ancient times to make change! Great reddish-brassy tone. Incredible detail! Ex P. Nash collection, Florida.
Very interesting! #CR2806: $275


Ancient Rome. Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. Bronze Dupondius, struck 167 AD. His radiate head right, L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX / Victory advancing left, holding wreath & palm, TR POT VII IMP IIII COS III S-C. 27 mm, 15.55 g. ref: RIC III 1462, BMC-1326, Cohen 210. Excellent portrait. #CR2520: $225


Roman Republic. Q Titius Denarius. 90 BC. Head of Mutinus Titinus (Priapus) right, wearing winged diadem / Pegasus springing right, Q TITI on base. ref: Titia 1, Cr341/1, Syd 691, sear 238. 19 mm, 3.82 g. Dark grey cabinet tone. Excellent Pegasus! Obverse slightly off-struck, scratched in field. #CR2014x2: $250


Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Large bronze sestertius, struck 238-239 AD. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG / Victory advancing left carrying wreath & palm, VICTORIA AVG S-C. ref: RIC 258a, sear 8742, Cohen 358. 28x30 mm, 18.29 g. ex-Frank S. Robinson. #GVCR2132: $225

Ancient Rome. Tiberius, 14-37 AD. Bronze Semis of Philippi, Macedonia. His bare head right, AVG behind / Two priests ploughing right with two oxen. ref: RPC 1657. 19.5 mm, 2.96 g. Choice detail! Excellent green patina. #CR2671: $150



Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP / Libertas standing facing, with pileus and extending left hand, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA S-C. ref: RIC 97, Sear 1859, Cohen 47. 29 mm, 11.32 g. Dark coppery patina. #CR2532: $150


"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze reduced centenionalis struck under Constantine the Great, 330-333 AD, Siscia mint. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, mintmark Gamma-SIS below. 19 mm, 2.49 g. ref: Sear 16513, RIC VII, p. 453,222. Glorious detail, beautiful dark olive-green patina.
Near-EF! #CR2817: $199


HERCULES!
Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis struck c. 311-312 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Hercules standing right, leaning forwards, right hand behind his back, resting on club, lionskin over left arm, HERCVLI VICTORI. I in left field. Mintmark ANT = Antioch mint! Very rare. ref: Not in RIC! 20.3 mm, 4.14 g. #CR2632: $175


Vitellius, 69 AD. Rare emperor! Silver denarius, Rome mint. His laureate head right, A VITELLIVS GERMANICVS IMP / Concordia seated left, holding patera & cornucopiae, CONCORDIA P R. 18 mm, 2.94 g. ref: RSC 21, RIC 66, sear5 #2196. Excellent portrait! Nice cabinet tone (not purplish as this photo suggests). ex-Numismatik Naumann, Germany. #CR2746: $450


CAPRICORN! Valerian I, Bronze AE21 coin of Parium, Mysia, struck 253-260 AD. His radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP C VALERIANVS AVG / Capricorn swimming right, holding globe between legs, C G I H P. 23 mm, 5.50 g. ref: SNG von Aulock 1343; McClean 7665. Dark olive-green patina. Gorgeous Capricorn! Nicer than photo. Would look great in a bezel! #CR2788: $150


Judaea Capta! Domitian, 81-96 AD. Bronze coin of Caesarea Maritima, struck to commemorate the defeat of Judaea in 70 AD. His laureate head left, DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS / Minerva standing left, supporting trophy with right hand & holding spear & shield in left. 24 mm, 9.27 g. ref: Hendin 749, SNG ANS 493, RPC 2305. Dark olive-green patina. Rare! #CR2768: $150

Ancient Rome. Constantius II, 337-361 AD. RARE bronze follis struck under Vetranio, 335-361 AD, Siscia mint. Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, A behind head; DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG / Emperor standing front, looking left, diademed and in military dress, holding standard with chi-rho banner in each hand. A in left field, star above; CONCORDIA-MILITVM. Mintmark dot B SIS dot. ref: RIC VIII Siscia 280,B. Large 22 mm, 4.66 g. Dark olive-green patina, excellent detail! Scarce type! #CR2844: $250


Portrait of Alexander the Great and Bucephalus! Ancient Rome. Koinon, Macedon. Struck under Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Bronze AE25 coin. Diademed head of Alexander III the Great right, AΛEΞANΔPOY / Alexander riding Bucephalus right, holding spear, KOINON MAKEDONON B NEOK. 25 mm, 11.95 g. ref: SNG Cop 1355; AMNG 511. aVF. Gorgeous coin with much eye-appeal. Horrible photo. #CR2405: $199

Roman Egypt. Nero, 54-68 AD. Billon (silvered-bronze) tetradrachm struck at Alexandria, Egypt, dated Year 12 (65-66 AD). Radiate head of Neroright, aegis on chest, NERW KLAY KAIS SEB GER / Draped bust of Alexandria right, wearing elephant skin headdress, AYTO-KRA; date LIB to right. Dia: 27 mm (just over 1 inch), weighs 19.12 grams total. ref: RPC 5289; Milne 238; Dattari 204; Geissen 172; Sear 2004. #CR2805: $450


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Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Nice silver tetradrachm, Year 4 = 71/72 AD. His laureate head left / Eagle standing left on large, garlanded altar, holding caduceus in beak, palm in right talon. ETOVC NEOV IEPOV D around. ref: Prieur 137. Nice dark cabinet tone, from an old Midwest USA collection. 24 mm, 14.31 grams! #85335x2: $299 SOLD



Augustus Caesar. Silver denarius, struck 19 BC at Colonia Patricia, Spain. Bare head of Augustus right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS / Mars, helmeted and cloaked, standingg left, head rt. holding aquila, standard over shoulder. SIGNIS - RECEPTIS. ref: RIC 82 v.; Coh. 259. Outstanding specimen! Excellent cabinet tone with pleasing highlights. Small scuff-mark at base of neck. 20.5 mm, 3.61 g. #19689x2: $599 SOLD

Constantine II, As Caesar, 316-337 AD. Bronze follis, Treveri (Trier) mint, 1st officina. Struck 317-318 AD. His bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right, FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN NC / Constantine II, wearing military attire, standing right, holding spear and globe, PRINCIPI-I-IVVENITVS; F-T//·ATR. ref: RIC VII 172. 19mm, 3.31 g. Near EF. Ex-CNG. #2470351: $125 SOLD

Hadrian, AE as of 129 AD, Rome mint. Bare-headed bust of Hadrian left with light drapery over far shoulder, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS / Hadrian on horseback, galloping right, holding couched spear, COS III P P SC. 26 mm, 9.66 g. ref: RIC 717, BMCRE 1450 var, Sear 3684 (bust right). Lovely chocolate-brown patina. Rare type with left-facing bust! #GV0704: $175 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, c. 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT in ex. ref: Cohen 228, RIC 81, sear 1789. Big 30 mm, 8.9 g. Beautiful!!! #13478x2: $325 SOLD

Julius Caesar! Excellent silver denarius, slabbed, graded and certified by ANACS. Graded AU! Julius Caesar, 100-44 BC. Silver denarius, struck April-August 49 BC. Elephant advancing right, trampling on horned serpent, CAESAR in exergue / Emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis, and apex. ref: Crawford 443/1; cf. CRI 9; cf. Syd. 1006; cf. RSC 49. Gorgeous! ex-Frank S. Robinson collection. #CR2092x2: $1100 SOLD

Trajan, 98-117 AD. Brass Dupondius. His radiate, draped bust right, IMP CAES TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P / Felicity standing left, holding caduceus & cornucopiae, SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS S C. 28 mm, 14.10 g. ref: RIC 671 (sestertius). Glorious portrait. Nice river patina. #CR2010: $250 SOLD

Otho, 69 AD. Rare ruler! Silver denarius struck Feb-March 69 AD. His bewigged head right, IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P / Securitas standing left, holding wreath & scepter, SECVRITAS P R. ref: RSC 15, RIC 10, Sear 2163. 18 mm, 3.30 g. ex-Worldwide Treasure Bureau. VERY rare ruler! #CR2171: $750 SOLD

Vitellius, 69 AD. Silver denarius. His laureate head right, A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P / Libertas, draped, standing facing holding pileus & long rod, LIBERTAS RESTITVTA. ref: RIC 105, BMC 31, RSC 47. 18 mm, 3.06 g. ex-Worldwide Treasure Bureau. Rare ruler! #CR2172: $399 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. 28 mm, 10.78 g. Excellent detail, chocolate-brown patina. A gem! ex-Jerusalem, Israel collection. #CR2169: $399 SOLD

Divus Augustus, bronze As, struck 34-37 AD by Tiberius. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER, bare head pf Augustus lt. / winged thunderbolt between S-C. ref: RIC 83, sear5 1791, Cohen 249. Extremely nice portrait! Gorgeous chocolate-brown patina. 27 mm, 10.52 g. Ex-Frank S. Robinson collection. #fsr1119: $285 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Silver tetradrachm, Antioch, Syria. Dated year 6 & Ceasarean year 108 (59-60 AD). His laureate bust right, wearing aegis, NERWNOS KAISAROS SEBASTOU/ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, palm branch before, V/HP to right. 26 mm, 11.59 g. ref: BMC 189, SGI 617, RPC 4180. #CR2291: $325 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Massive brass sestertius, struck c. 177-178 AD. His laureate head right, M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXXII / Aequitas standing left, holding scales & cornucopiae, IMP VIIII COS III PP SC. 31 mm, 25.86 g. and incredibly thick! ref: RIC 1230. Gorgeous glossy reddish-brown patina, great detail. ex-Aegean Numismatics. #NAV007: $175
SOLD

Herakles (Hercules) & the apples of the Hesperides!
Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Fantastic bronze 27mm coin of Hadrianopolis, Thrace. His laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, AVT K M ANT GORDIANOC AUG / Herakles & the apples of the Hesperides: ADRIA-NO-POLEITWN, Herakles, with lion's skin draped over left arm, standing left, holding apples from the garden of Hesperides in right hand & club in left. 27 mm, 9.52 g. ref: BMC 35; Moushmov 2746. Incredible detail, beautiful olive-green patina. ex-John A. Seeger collection; ex-CNG. #CR2326: $350
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Syria, Antioch. Vespasian, 69 - 79 AD. AR Tetradrachm, Year 4, (71-72 AD). AYTOKPATOR OYECPACIANOC KAICAR CEBACTOC, his laurate head lt. / ETOVC NEOV IEPOV D (year 4), eagle standing left on garlanded altar, looking rt., holding caduceus in beak and palm branch over shoulder. ref: RPC II 1973; Prieur 137; SNG Cop 169. Chunky 24 mm, 15.03 g. #CR2174: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Gaius Caligula, 37-41 AD. Incredible bronze As, struck 37-38 AD. His bare head left, C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT / Vesta seated left, holding patera and sceptre, VESTA above, S C across field. 28mm, 11.06g. ref: RIC 38, Sear5 #1803, Cohen 27. Choice near-EF with gorgeous olive-green patina. ex-Tom Cederlind. Fantastic!!! They just don't get much better than this. I truly don't mind if this never sells! I will never have another one like it. #CR2568: $1500 SOLD

Maximinus II, 309-313 AD. FANTASTIC bronze follis, London mint! Struck 310-312 AD. His laureate & cuirassed bust right, IMP MAXIMINVS PF AVG / Genius standing left, tower on head, loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae; star in right field, GENIO POP ROM; mintmark PLN. 22mm, 4.34 g. ref: RIC 209b. EF! Incredible detail, lustrous black patina. #CR2714: $140 SOLD

"Urbs Roma", Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great, 330-337 AD. Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left, VRBS ROMA / She-wolf sucking the twins Romulus & Remus. Two stars above, SMTSE below = Thessalonica mint. Struck c. 330-333 AD. 18 mm, 2.54 g. EF! ref: Sear-16516; LRBC I 750. Spectacular detail! Excellent patina, truly a collector-grade coin! ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. #CR2787: $350 SOLD
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Rome. Caracalla, 211-217 AD. AR Tetradrachm of Damascus, Syria. Dated COS IIII = 215-217 AD. AVT K M A ANTWNEINOC CEB, laureate head right / DHMAPX EZ VPATOC TO D, eagle standing facing, wings open, head left with wreath in beak, ram's head left between legs. 25 mm; 14.2 g. Bellinger 219, Prieur 1204, SGI 2661. Very nice, lustrous surfaces, good detail and nice contrast. #GV0760: $350 SOLD

Pompeii & Vesuvius! Emperor Titus, 79-81 AD. Sixth of the 12 Caesars. Silver denarius, struck as Augustus, 79 AD. Same year as the eruption of Vesuvius that buried Pompeii and Herculaneum! His laureate head rt., IMP TITVS VESPASIAN AVG P M / Radiate figure, holding spear & parazonium atop a rostral column decorated with anchor and beaks of galleys, TR P VIIII IMP IIII COS VII P P. 20 mm, 2.97 g. ref: RSC 291, RCV 2509. #17063x2: $450
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Nero, 54-68 AD. Nice bronze As, struck 65 AD, Lyons mint. His bare head right, globe at point of bust, NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P / Victory advancing left, holding shield inscribed S P Q R. S-C to sides. ref: RIC 477, Cohen 292. 29 mm, 10.96 g. Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #0412139: $199 SOLD

Nero. Silver Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. Dated year 116 Caesarean Era = 67-68 AD. NEPWNON CEBACTOC, laureate head right, wearing aegis / ETOYC (digamma)IP, eagle standing left on club, wreath in its beak, palm before. RPC 4192, Wruck 48. 26 mm, 14.50 g. Great detail, pleasing portrait. Good metal. #GV0776x2: $199 SOLD

Julius Caesar! Silver denarius, struck April-August 49 BC. Military mint traveling with Caesar. Elephant advancing right, trampling on horned serpent, CAESAR in exergue / Emblems of the pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, securis, and apex. 18 mm, 3.83 g. ref: Crawford 443/1; cf. CRI 9; cf. Sydenham 1006; cf. RSC 49. EF! Great tone. ex-Classical Numismatic Group (CNG). A gorgeous coin. #286302x2: $1200 SOLD

Vespasian, 69-79 AD. Large bronze sestertius, struck 71 AD. His laureate head right, IMP CAES VESPAS AVG P M TR P P P COS III / SPQR OB CIVES SERVATOS, legend in four lines in wreath. Area of corrosion, stabilized years ago. 33 mm, 24.69 g. ref: RIC 254, Cohen 529. From my personal collection. RARE! #GVCR2131: $900 SOLD

Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Huge bronze Sestertius of 232 AD. His laureate bust right with draped far shoulder, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Providentia standing front holding two grain ears over modius & cornucopiae, PROVIDENTIA AVG S C. 29 mm, 18.6 g. Cohen 50, RIC 642, sear5 #8014. Thick and heavy - a beauty in hand! #GV0595: $125 SOLD

Maximianus, huge silvered-bronze follis, struck 300-301 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera from which liquid flows, & cornucopiae, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Z in rt field, ANT in ex. ref: RIC 54b. Huge 27 mm, 8.67 g. Great silvering remains on surfaces! Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #CR2054x2: $125 SOLD

Provincial Rome. Trajan, 98-117 AD. Silver tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia, 103-111 AD. Bust of Herakles/Melqart right, draped in lionskin knotted at neck, DHMAPC EX IC YPAT / Head of Trajan right, club and eagle below, AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB GERM DAK. Dated 'COS V' (103-111 AD). ref: BMC 14, Sear 1043. 24 mm, 13.91 g. From my own personal collection. #GVCR2121: $299 SOLD

Nero. Billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Year 14 = 67/68 AD. NEPW KLAV KAIS SEB GEP AV, radiate bust left wearing aegis, LID to left / HPA APGEIA, veiled & draped bust of Hera Argeia right, star to right. Dattari 236, BMC 133, Geissen 200, Milne 297 24 mm, 10.14 grams and thick! Nice chocolate-brown patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson collection. #0712134: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Nero, 54-68 AD. Incredible bronze As, struck 65 AD. His laureate head right, NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP /Temple of Janus, latticed window to left, garland hung across closed double doors on the right, PACE P R VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT, S-C across fields. ref: RIC 306; Sear 1974; BMC 227; WCN 288. 28 mm, 9.85 g. Gorgeous light golden-brown patina. ex-private Massachusetts collection; ex-UK collection. A glorious coin! #CR2306: $450 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Bronze dupondius, struck 119-121 AD. His radiate & draped bust right, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG PM TRP COS III / Pietas standing right, dropping incense into lighted altar, PIETAS AVGVSTI S-C. Chunky 28 mm, 15.05 grams and thick! ref: RIC 601, Cohen 1044. Gorgeous, lustrous surfaces with glossy olive-green to red patina. ex-Wayne C. Phillips. Unfortunately a blurry photo. #NAV005: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Trajan, 98-117 AD. Bronze dupondius, struck 116 AD. His radiate, draped bust right, IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P / Trajan advancing right between 2 trophies, SENATVS POPVLVSQVE ROMANVS S C. 25.5 mm, 10.86 g. ref: RIC 676, Cohen 356, Sear 3219. Deep green to brassy patina. ex-Guy Clark. #NAV004: $150 SOLD

Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As. Romano-British Celtic imitation, struck 41-42 AD. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP, bare head left / S-C, Minerva standing right holding spear and shield. 26.1 mm, 7.39 g. cf. RIC 100; cf. BMCRE 149. aVF, nice bust. #CR2526-scc: $199 SOLD

Mark Antony. Excellent Silver Legionary Denarius, Legion VIII. Struck at the Battle of Actium 32-31 BC. Praetorian galley rt., ANT AVG III VIR R P C / Aquila & two legionary standards, LEG VIII. 19 mm, 3.51 g. ref: Syd 1225, RSC 0035, BMC 199. Very Fine. Excellent detail. Struck by Antony, some say with Cleopatra's silver, to fund his fleet against Octavian at the decisive Battle of Actium, where he was defeated. Octavian later became Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome. I always found this issue to be special because the little heads in the galley on the coin represented the actual historical men who literally held this coin. #GV0847: $399 SOLD

Caligula (Gaius), 37-41 AD. Large bronze As, struck 37-38 AD.
His bare head left, C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT / Vesta seated left, holding patera and sceptre, VESTA above, S-C across field. A beautiful coin with stunning detail and lovely patina. 27 mm, 11.03g. RIC 38, Cohen 27, BMC 46, RCV 1803.
ex-Stephen Album. #CR2556: $425
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Ancient Rome. Emperor Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Large bronze (double?)-follis struck 311-312 AD. His laureate head right, VAL LICINNIANVS LICINNIVS P F AVG / Genius standing left pouring libation from patera and holding cornucopiae, GENIO AVGVSTI CMH; S in right field. Mintmark MKV. Big 23 mm, 7.39 grams! Extremely nice and thick and heavy for these, possibly a rare double-follis denomination. ref: RIC VI 85; Sear 15160. ex-Robin Danziger, NY. Incredible for these! #CR2710: $175 SOLD

Roman Empire. Tiberius, 14-37 AD. Large bronze As struck at Turiaso, Spain. M. Pontius Marsus and C. Marius Vegetus, duoviri. Laureate head of Tiberius right, TI CAESAR AVG F IMP PONT M / Bull standing right, head facing, M PONT MARS /MVN TVR, C MARI VEGETO, II/VIR to right. 28mm, 11.93 g. ref: ACIP 3291; RPC I 418a. VF, dark green patina with touches of red. From the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind. Ex Cederlind BBS 180 (14 September 2015), lot 74. #CR2761: $199 SOLD

Julian II "The Apostate", 360-363 AD. Huge bronze follis, Constantinople mint. His pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG. / Bull standing right, two stars above, eagle holding wreath below, SECVRITAS REIPVB; S-CONST at bottom. 27 mm, 7.55 g. ref: RIC 161-162, LRBC 2058. Awesome, large coin with striking detail! #GV0813: $279 SOLD

Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze As, Rome mint. Struck 41-42 AD. Bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP / Constantia, helmeted and in military dress, standing left, raising hand and holding spear, CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI S-C. 27 mm, 10.73 g. ref: RIC I 95; von Kaenel Type 61. VF, brown patina. From the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind; ex-CNG. Exceptional! #CR2755: $325 SOLD


Nero, 54-68 AD. Excellent bronze As, struck c. 66 AD, Lugdunum mint. His bare head right, IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR PPP / Victory advancing left, holding shield inscribed S P Q R; S-C to sides. ref: RIC 543, Cohen 302, RIC 543, Sear 690. 29 mm, 9.23 g. Glorious portrait! #15893x2: $250
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Nero & Augustus Caesar. Large billon-silver tetradrachm of Roman Alexandria, Egypt. Year 13 = 66-67 AD. NEPW KLAV KAIS SEBA GEP, radiate bust left wearing aegis, date LIG to left / THEOS SEBASTOS, radiate head of Augustus right. Ref: Koln 177, RPC 5294, Milne 249, sear5 #2006, SNG Cop 124. 23 mm, 12.31 g. Nice! #06253x2: $325 SOLD

Maximianus Herculeus. Silvered-bronze follis, 299-303 AD. IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right / SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART, Carthage standing left with fruits in both hands, B in ex. RIC VI 31b of Carthage, Cohen 510, sear 3638. Huge 29 mm, 8.97 g. Nice silvering remains on surfaces! Sharp detail. Ex-Frank S. Robinson coll. #0412297x2: $125 SOLD

Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As, Rome mint. M. Maecilius Tullus, moneyer. Struck 7 BC. His bare head right, CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT / M MAECILIVS TVLLVS III VIR AAA F F, around large SC. ref: Cohen 448, RIC 435, sear5 1684. 25 mm, 11.21 g. Fine, brown surfaces. ex-Classical Numismatic Group (CNG). #286316x2: $199 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze As, struck c. 25 BC, Asia Minor mint. Bare head right, AVGVSTVS CAESAR / Large C-A in dotted circle within wreath of alternating laurel leaves & ship prows. ref: RPC I 2234; Cf. Howgego, Coinage and Military Finance: the Imperial Bronze Coinage of the Augustan East, NC 1982, Class 2b; RIC I 502 (Pergamum). 27 mm, 11.83 g. Near VF, smoothing in fields. #CR2005x2: $199 SOLD

Marc Antony & Octavia, AR Cistophoric tetradrachm, struck 39 BC. Ephesus. obv: M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT, head of Marc Antony as New Dionysus right, wearing ivy-leaf laurel, lituus below; all enclosed within ivy wreath. rev: III VIR R P C, Bust of Octavia right, on cista flanked by snakes. 11.82 grams. RPC I 2201. Nice tone, with two amazing portraits! #DV1900: $1250
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Macrinus, 217-218 AD. AR denarius. IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right / PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P, Felicitas standing left holding long caduceus & cornucopiae. ref: RSC 65, RIC 21, sear5 #7344. 20 mm, 3.08 g. #CR2028: $375 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Fantastic billon-silver tetradrachm of Alexandria, Egypt. Dated year 11 = 64-65 AD. Radiate head of Nero right, NERW LKAU KAIS SEB GER AV / Draped bust of Poppaea right, POPPAIA SEBASTH, LIA to right. ref: Koln 168, RPC 5282, Milne 223, sear 2002. Massive 26x24 mm, 12.09 g. #GVCR2128: $199 SOLD

Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Huge brass sestertius, struck 142 AD, Rome mint. His laureate head right, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III / Annona standing right, holding cornupiae and two grain-ears over modius, prow at right, ANNONA AVG S-C. ref: RIC 597a, sear5 #4147, Cohen 34. Massive 30 mm, 26.56 grams and very thick! A monster of a coin! #CR2030: $325 SOLD

Germanicus, father of Caligula. Bronze As, struck under Caligula, 37-38 AD. Bare head of Germanicus left, GERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVGVST F DIVI AVG N / C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around large SC. ref: Cohen 1, RIC 35[caligula], sear 1821. 27 mm, 9.69 g. #GVCR2122x2: $150 SOLD

Lucius Verus. Bronze As struck at Rome, 164 AD. ARMENIA CAPTA. His laureate bust rt., L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS / Captive Armenia in attitude of mourning, seated on ground amidst a pile of arms and armor, trophy behind, TR P IIII IMP II COS II SC. 25 mm, 9.7 g. ref: RCV 5407, Bedoukian 270. Great deep-green patina with glossy sheen. Nice! #GV0657: $150 SOLD

Augustus & Agrippa. Bronze Dupondius. Nemausus Mint, 20-10 BC. Back-to-back heads of Agrippa, wearing rostral crown, & Augustus, bare, IMP DIVI F / Crocodile chained to palm, wreath with long ties trailing above, COL NEM. 27 mm, 12.36 g. ref: Cohen 7, RPC 523. Fantastic portrait! #CR2198: $250 SOLD

Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Incredible silver denarius, struck 231-235 AD. His laureate, draped bust right, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / Mars walking right, holding spear and shield, MARS VLTOR. 21 mm, 2.89 g. ref: BMC 833, RIC 246, RSC 161. EF! A gorgeous coin. ex-CNG (bought for over $500!) #CR2089: $350 SOLD

Divus Augustus Caesar. Large bronze dupondius, struck under Tiberius, 31-37 AD. Radiate head of Augustus left, DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER / S-C either side of large altar, PROVIDENT below. ref: RIC 81, sear5 1789. 27 mm, 9.50 g. #CR2041x2: $250 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Claudius, 41-54 AD. Bronze dupondius, Rome mint, Struck 41-42 AD. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP. countermark: NCAPR in rectangular incuse behind / Ceres seated left, holding grain-ears and long torch, CERES [AVGVSTA], SC. 29 mm, 14.92 g. ref: RIC 94; BMC 136; for c/m: Pangerl 60. gFine, brown and green patina. Nice countermark. #CR2403: $175 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Great bronze As. His laureate head right, IMP NERO CAESAR AVG GERM / Temple of Janus with doors on the right, PACE P R VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT; S-C across fields. 27 mm, 10.65 g. ref: RIC 349; cf Sear 1974; WCN 295. Great detail, glossy dark green patina. Much better than photo! #CR2327: $299 SOLD

Nero, 54-68 AD. Bronze Dupondius. Lyons mint, struck 66 AD. His laureate head left, globe at point of bust, IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P / VICTORIA AVGVSTI S-C, Victory walking left holding wreath & palm. 29.5 mm, 12.75 g. Cohen 343; RIC 523, Sear 1970. Nice brassy patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. Gorgeous! #CR2508: $375 SOLD

Mark Antony. Excellent Silver Legionary Denarius, Legion VIII. Struck at the Battle of Actium 32-31 BC. Praetorian galley rt., ANT AVG III VIR R P C / Aquila & two legionary standards, LEG VIII. 16 mm, 2.73 g. ref: Syd 1225, RSC 0035, BMC 199. Excellent detail, nicely-centered. Struck by Antony, some say with Cleopatra's silver, to fund his fleet against Octavian at the decisive Battle of Actium, where he was defeated. Octavian later became Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome. I always found this issue to be special because the little heads in the galley on the coin represented the actual historical men who literally held this coin. #CR2396: $399 SOLD

Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. As Caesar. HUGE bronze sestertius, struck 145 AD, Rome mint. His bare head right, AVRELIVS CAES AVG P II F / Virtus standing right, left foot on a helmet, holding a spear and parazonium, VIRTVS COS II SC. Huge 33 mm, 29.13 grams, and extremely thick! ref: RIC Vol. 3, p. 176, no. 1252 for type. Nice dark brassy tone. #CR2758: $150 SOLD

Chi-Rho! Ancient Rome. Decentius, 351-353 AD. Large bronze Double Maiorina, Treveri mint. Set into stunning .925 silver bezel. Large chi-rho between A and W, SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES; Mintmark TRS / His bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, D N DECENTIVS FORT CAES. Dia: 29 mm (1 1/8"). ref: RIC VIII 319; Cohen 13. Magnificent large Chi-Rho! (The symbol comprised of the first two letters of Christ's name in Greek). #CR2597: $325 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Galerius, 305-311 AD. Large bronze follis, Alexandria mint, Egypt, struck 308-310 AD. His laureate head right, IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Genius of the Emperor standing left with modius on head, chlamys over shoulder, holds cornucopia and patera from which liquid flows, GENIO IMPERATORIS; K left, A over P right. Mintmark ALE. 24.5 mm, 4.87 g. ref: RIC 101a of Alexandria, Cohen 48. Crisp detail, rich chocolate-brown patina. ex-Frank S. Robinson, Albany, NY. #CR2513: $150 SOLD