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Cornucopiae

(12 coins)

55419 Order
Antoninus Pius, 138-161 A.D.
AV Aureus, 7.40g. 20mm. Rome, 148-149 A.D. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII. Bare head of Pius to right. Rev. COS IIII. Aequitas standing to left holding scales and cornucopia. RIC 177a. BMC 646. Calico 1498. Hess-Leu, Lucerne, Auction 49, 1971, lot 370(dies). Elegant portrait struck in high relief; the reverse is also of fine style and in high relief; lovely surfaces with full luster.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Phoibos collection, Munich, c.1960-1980. See more detailed image
Mint State $27,500.00


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

54229 Order
Plautilla, wife of Caracalla
AR Denarius, 4.17g.(sic). 19mm. Laodicea mint, c. 202 A.D. PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE. Draped bust of Plautilla to right with hair arranged in plaits. Rev. CONCORDIAE. Concordia seated to left holding patera and double cornucopia. RIC 370. BMC 734. Lustrous with light toning and of extraordinary quality See more detailed image
Mint State $2,500.00

52926 Order
Maximinus I, 235-238 A.D.
AR Denarius, 2.75g. 19mm. Rome, 236-237 A.D. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG. Providence standing to left holding cornucopia in left hand and wand in right hand over a globe. RIC 75. Lightly toned with luster See more detailed image
Mint State $600.00

53698 Order
Theodosius I, 379-395 A.D.
AR Reduced Miliarense(formerly siliqua), 2.11g. Trier, c.379-383 A.D. 18mm. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG; TRPS in exergue. Constantinopolis seated on elaborate throne and facing; head to right with elaborate turreted crown; she hold scepter and cornucopia. RIC 55a. Wonderful iridescent toning and an exceptionally detailed reverse with a more elaborate throne and headdress on Constantinopolis than is normally seen. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine $1,500.00

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

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

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

53313 Order
Pupienus, 238 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 19.60g. 29mm. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG. Larueate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG S C. Concordia seated to left holding patera and cornucopia. BMC 43. RIC 20. Dark reddish-brown patina. See more detailed image
good Very Fine/Very Fine $1,800.00

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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