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Alexandria, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 12.48g. 23mm. Dated: Year 11= 231/232 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right. Rev. Alexandria standing to left wearing short chiton and peplos and elephant headdress; she holds three corn ears in her right hand and a military standard in her left hand; branch in field to left. Köln 2465. BMC 1687. Dattari 4263. Attractive dark gray collection toning. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $525.00
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A. Postumius Albinus, c.81 B.C.

AR Serrate Denarius, 3.58g. 19mm. HISPAN. Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev.A POST A F S N A BIN. Togate figure standing to left and raising hand between legionary eagle and fasces. CR 372/2. Syd. 746.  Lovely iridescent toning and an exceptional strike.  

According to Crawford, the obverse may reference the moneyer's ancestor L Postumius Albinus who was praetor in 180 B.C. and had a successful military campaigns in Spain against the Vaccaei and Lusitani tribes.  The reverse with the togate figure may allude to military(eagle standard) and civilian(fasces) imperium. 

Provenance/Pedigree
Ex: Hess, Lucerne, Auction 249, November 13, 1979, lot 276. 

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Extremely Fine $6,350.00
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Marc Antony, 32-31 B.C.

 AR Denarius 3.50g. 18mm.  Legionary type.  Military mint,  Patrae(?).  ANT AVG III VIR R P C. Galley to right. Rev. LEG IV. Eagle and legionary standards. CR 544/17. Syd, 1219; minute banker's mark in reverse field.  Fine old toning.  

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about Extremely Fine $1,875.00
Diadumenian, 218 A.D.

AR Denarius, 3.14g. 19mm. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN. Draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS. Diadumenian standing to left holding scepter; two standards to right. RIC 108. Lovely old toning and excellent surfaces.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Florange, Paris, March, 1959

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Extremely Fine $1,750.00
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Maximus, 235-238 A.D.

AR Denarius, 2.38g. 19mm.  MAXIMVS CAES GERM. Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Rv. PRINC IVVENTVTIS.  Maximus standing to left holding baton and spear; standards to right. RIC, Maximinus 1. BMC, Maximinus 211-212.  Dark toning.

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Extremely Fine/Very Fine $575.00
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Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 28mm.  IMP M PHILIPPVS AVG.  Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. FIDES EXERCITVS SC.  Military standards. RIC 171a. 16.95g.   Brown patina.

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Extremely Fine $900.00

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