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Corn

(6 coins)

53058 Order
Seleucis and Pieria, Gabala, Trajan, 98-117 A.D.
AE 22, 8.71g. dated year 152=105/106 A.D. Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. Seated Astarte holding ears of corn and poppy in right hand and scepter in left hand; two sphinxes below. Weber 7979. RPC III, 3809var. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $750.00

53056 Order
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

54626 Order
Q. Metellus Pius Scipio, 47-46 B.C.
AR Denarius, 3.77g. 17mm. Military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa. Q METELL SCIPIO IMP. Laureate head of Africa to right wearing elephant headdress; plow below; corn in field to right. Rev. EPPIVS LEG F C. Hercules standing and facing resting arm on large club draped with lion's skin. CR 461/1. Sydenham 1051. Sear, Imperators 44. Attractive light toning.

Ex: Tkalec, Zurich, Auction, February, 2008, lot 244. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $1,700.00


55133 Order
Sicily, Anonymous, AE Struck Quadrans
AE Struck Quadrans, 11.87g. 27mm. Sicilian mint; c.214-212 B.C. Anonymous; Corn series. Head of Hercules to right wearing boar’s skin; three pellets behind. Rev. ROMA. Bull charging to right; snake below; three pellets and corn ear above. CR 42/2. Sydenham p. 10 note. RBW 140. Dark brown patina; some light cleaning. Some weaknesses, probably from an over-strike as is typical for this type, but unusually complete and good metal.

Ex: CNA (Classical Numismatic Auctions), Pennsylvania, Auction VIII, Sept. 27, 1989, lot 290, with original ticket See more detailed image
Very Fine $800.00


49822 Order
Antoninus Pius, 138-161 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 22.18g. 31mm. Rome, 151/152 A.D. IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP. Laureate head of Pius to right. Rv. TR POT XV COS IIII ANNONA AVG S C. Annona seated to left holding corn ears in right hand over modius and cornucopia in left hand. RIC 891. Dark brown patina See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $800.00

52672 Order
Philip I, 244-249 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 16.26g. 28mm. Struck in 246 A.D. IMP CAES M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ANNONA AVG S C. Annona standing to left holding corn grains and cornucopia; moidus at her feet; hairline flan crack at 6:30 obv. RIC 168. Green patina with some light encrustation and virtually as struck See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/Very Fine $950.00
 

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