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Rudder

(7 coins)

53922 Order
Galba, 68-69 A.D.

AR Denarius, 3.52g. 19mm. IMP SER GALBA AVG. Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. SALVS GEN HVMANI. Female figure standing left holding rudder in left hand and with her right foot on a globe; she sacrifices with patera over altar. RIC 171. BMC 39. Lightly toned.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, Auction 23, March 19, 2002, lot 1500.

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about Extremely Fine $4,500.00

55417 Order
Domitilla the Younger, ex: MM, Basel, 1962

AR Denarius, 3.36g. 29.5mm. Rome, 82-83 A.D. under Domitian. DIVA DOMITILLA AVGVSTA. Draped bust of Domitilla to right with hair in long plait at back of neck. Rev. FORTVNA AVGVST. Fortuna standing to left with cornucopia and rudder. RIC 157(Domitian). BMC 137(Titus). Rare and with old collection toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 25, November 17, 1962, lot 595.
Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 25, April 23, 1980, lot 279.

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Very Fine $5,500.00

55304 Order
Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.
AR Denarius, 3.41g. 18mm. Rome, 119-123 A.D. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III. Emperor standing to left holding baton over globe and rudder. RIC vol. II,3 567. BMC 237 note. Lovely irridescent toning and superb strike See more detailed image
Mint State $3,500.00

51633 Order
Vespasian, 69-79 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 24.05g. 32mm. Rome, 71 A.D. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS III. Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rv. FORTVNAE REDVCI S C. Fortuna standing to left holding olive branch and rudder resting on globe in her right hand and cornucopia in her left hand. BMC 529. RIC 230. BN 484. Bold portrait and an exceptionally fine style reverse with intricate drapery; lovely green patina and virtually as struck.

Provenance/Pedigrees

 

This coin published: M. Bendenoun, "Coins of the Ancient World, A Portrait of the JDL collection, " Geneve, 2009, #54.
Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 50, April 25, 1990, lot 290

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Extremely Fine $22,000.00

54256 Order
Nerva, 96-98 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 26.96g. 34mm. Rome, 97 A.D. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TRP II COS III P P. Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. FORTVNA AVGVST S C. Fortuna standing to left holding rudder and cornucopia. RIC 83. BN 98. BMC 108. Reddish-brown patina and bold portrait.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Lanz, Munich, Auction 114, May 26, 2003, lot 347.

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about Extremely Fine $4,500.00

53593 Order
Geta, 209-211 A.D. ex: Hess-Leu and Ratto

AE Sestertius, 29.02g. 32mm. Rome, 211 A.D. P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT. Laureate head of Geta to right. Rev. FORT RED TR P III COS II PP S C. Fortuna seated to left holding rudder on globe with right hand and cornucopia in left hand. BMC 427, 40. RIC 168a. Superb style portrait on a full heavy flan and attractive brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Erich von Schulthess-Rechberg (ESR) collection, Hess-Leu, Lucern, Auction 17, March 23, 1961, lot 273.
Ex: Ratto, Auction January 19, 1956, lot 218.

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about Extremely Fine $8,500.00

55505 Order
Geta, 209-211 A.D.

AE As, 10.21g. 25mm. Rome, 211 A.D. P SEPTIMIUS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT. Laureate and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. FORT RED TR P III COS II S C. Fortuna seated to left holding rudder and globe with her right and and cornucopia in her left hand.; wheel beneath throne. RIC IV, 175b. BMC 276. Dark green patina

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: EJ Waddell, List 71, July 1997, lot 131.

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Extremely Fine $750.00

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