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55063 Order
Constantius II, 337-361 A.D. RR
AV Solidus, 4.56g. Trier mint, 353 A.D. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG. Cuirassed and draped bust of Constantius to right wearing jeweled diadem. Rev. VICTORIA AVG NOSTRI; TR in exergue. The emperor standing to left wearing cuirass and holding globe and spear; Victory with spread wings advancing to left holding palm and wreath. RIC 331. Depeyrot 14/2(2 examples listed). Very rare with only two examples listed in Depeyrot. Lustrous mint state with some light die corrosion on the obverse

This very rare type was struck during the final days of Magnentius when the city of Trier had revolted in favor of Constantius II.

The solidi of this rare issue are heavier than usual with this one weighing 4.56 rather than the usual 4.45g.; some examples are at an even higher weight. Kent notes in RIC that these may have been issued to contrast with the light weight solidi of Magnentius at this time and to show the stability of the legitimate ruler.

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Mint State $28,000.00


54487 Order
Gratian, 367-383 A.D. ex: Hall and Bastien
AV Solidus, 4.55g. 21mm. Thessalonica, c.378-383 A.D. DN GRATIANVS P F AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG; TESOB in exergue. Two emperors enthroned and holding globe between them; Victory with spread wings behind. RIC 34a. Depeyrot 34/1. Lustrous with an excellent strike and an important pedigree.

Ex: H.P.. Hall collection, Glendening, London, Auction, November 16-21, 1950, lot 2072.
Ex: Pierre Bastien collection See more detailed image
Mint State $7,750.00


54237 Order
Gratian, 367-383 A.D.
AV Solidus, 4.47g. 21.5mm. Trier mint, late 371-early 372 A.D. DN GRATIANVS P R AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG; TROB pellet in exergue. Two emperors enthroned holding globe between them; half-length victory above. RIC IX, 17,17f. Depeyrot 40/4. Fine style and nearly as struck See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $3,750.00

54561 Order
Theodosius I, 379-395 A.D.
AV Solidus, 4.43g. 22mm. Constantinople, 379-383 A.D. DN THEODOSIVS P F AVG. Roseate-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG; CONOB in exergue. Constantinopolis enthroned holding globe and scepter; her right foot is resting on the prow of a ship. RIC 44c.

Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 84, 2015, lot 1266. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $2,500.00


54559 Order
Tiberius, 14-37 A.D., Caesarea, Cappadocia
AR Drachm, 3.67g. 21mm. Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. Sol standing atop Mt. Argaeus holding scepter and globe. RPC 3620. Sydenham 42. some light graffiti or hairline scratches in obv. field Fine style with lovely iridescent toning. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $2,000.00

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.

Ex: Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, Auction 23, 2002, lot 1500. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $4,500.00


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

53513 Order
Flavius Victor, 387-388 A.D.
AR Reduced Miliarense(formerly siliqua), 1.99g. 17mm. Trier mint. D N F L VICTOR P F AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Flavius to right. Rev. VIRTVS ROMANORVM; TRPS in exergue. Roma enthroned and facing with head left holding globe and scepter. RIC IX, 84d.1. Light die break in obv. field. Lovely dark toning. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $2,200.00

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.

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, 1990, lot 290 See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $18,000.00


51515 Order
Postumus, 259-268 A.D.
AE Double Sestertius, 17.67g. Cologne, c.261 A.D. IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Postumus to right. Rv. P M TR P COS II PP S C. The emperor in military dress standing to left holding globe and spear. Bastien 63. RIC 106. Excellent style for this issue and with an attractive brown patina See more detailed image
good Very Fine $2,250.00

54570 Order
Germany, Aachen, Albrecht I, 1298-1308 A.D.
Albrecht I of Austria, 1298-1308 A.D. AR Grosspfenning, 1.09g. 18mm. King enthroned holding lily scepter and globe. Rev. Marienmünster Abbey church. Menadier 77. Toned
Very Fine/good Very Fine $750.00

54921 Order
Germany, Lindau
AR Bracteate, 0.49g. 20mm. Anonymous city issue, c.1250-1270 A.D. Cross on globe between two blooming linden branches. Berger 2522. Die Münzen vom Bodensee, 225. Lovely old cabinet toning and exceptional. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $585.00
 

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