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Antoninus Pius 138-162 AD.
Ae As of Rome struck 153/4 AD.
Ob: Laureate head right. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XV11.
Rev: Annona standing facing head right holding a modius on a basket in right hand a branch in left over a basket of fruit right. ANNONA AVG COS 1111. S-C across fields.
RIC 910v/11/12.

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Vespasian 69-79 AD.
Copper as of Rome struck 76 AD.
Ob: Laureate bust right. IMP CAESAR VESP AVG COS V11.
Rev: Spes holding flower and raising hem of skirt. S-C.
RIC 894.
Seutonius said his portrait looked like a man straining with constipation.

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Septimus Severus 193-211 AD
Ae 24 of Caesaria Cappadocia.
Ob: Laureate bust right. AV K A CEPT CEOYHPOC.
Rev: Mount Argaeus surmounted by a globe? (usually a star)
The usual reverse inscription reads MHTPO KAICAPIA, but on this example I cannot make any sense of the legend or the date code of ETOB?

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Septimus Severus 193-211 AD.
Ae 27 8.85gm. 4 Assaria of Odessos Thrace (Varna Bulgaria)
Ob: Laureate draped and cuiriassed bust right. AV K L CEP CEVHPOC P.
Rev: The great god of Odessos (Or Serapis wearing kalathos) standing left holding cornucopia sacrificing from patera over alter. ODH CCE-ITON.
Fine style portrait and nice dark patina.
Moushmov 1596.

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Caracalla 198-217 AD.
Ae 30 15.08 gm Augusta Traiana Thrace.
Ob: Laureate and draped bust right, AVT KM AVP CEVH ANTONINOC.
Rev: Emperor laureate and dressed in military attire standing left holding Nike (offering a laurel wreath) and sceptre. At his feet a captured enemy holding head in hands.
AVGOVCTHC TRAIANHC.
The reverse probably refers to Caracalls's victory over the Alamanni on the River Main in 214AD.

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Severus Alexander 222-235 AD.
Ae 25 Marcianopolis Moesia Inferior.
Ob: Laureate draped and cuiriassed bust right. AV K M AVP CEVH ALEXANDEPOC.
Rev: Naked Apollo or Bonus-Eventus holding patera and branch. YP IOY GETOYLIKOY MAPKIANOPOLITON.
Reverse flat struck so most of legend missing.
Moushmov 695.


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Nerva As of Rome 96-98 AD.
Ob: Laureate head right. IMP NERVA CAES AVG PM TRP 11 COS 111 PP.
Rev: Liberty standing holding pileus (liberty cap) and sceptre S-C across fields. LIBERTAS PVPLICA.
RIC 100 as.
Cohen 119.

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Augustus 27 BC-14 AD.
Semis 22mm x 10.02gm struck 4-5 AD at Antioch mint.
Ob: Bare head right IMP C AVGUST TR POT.
Rev: Large SC within a wreath of 8 clusters.
RPC 4261.

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Maximinus Thrax 235-238 AD.
Ae 24 of Anchilalus Thrace.
Ob: Laureate head right. AVT MAEIMEINOC EVCEBH.
Rev: Demeter seated on rock holding corn ears and torch. AGXIALEWN.
Of peasant stock a member of the Carpi tribe said to be 8 feet tall.
Assasinated by mutinous troops in the year of the six emporer's.
Moushmov 2892.

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Macrinus 217-218 AD.
Ae 20 of Antioch.
Ob: Laureate bust right. AVT KMO CE MAKPINOC CE.
Rev: Within a wreath of ten clusters with star above. Large S-C delta above epsilon below.
A Mauretanian Berber by birth who served as Praetorian Prefect under Caracalla. Executed by Elagabalus.
BMC 385.

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Elagabalus 218-222 AD.
Ae 26 of Marcianopolis.
Ob: Laureate head right. AVT KM AVPH ANTONEINOC.
Rev: Homonia holding patera and cornucopia. VP IOVA ANT CELEYKOY
MAPKIANOPOLITON (ON ligate). The title refers to Julius Antoninus Seluces Legate and Consul of Moesia Inferior.
Nice coin with dark glossy patina.
Moushmov 633.

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Tiberius 14-37 AD.
As of Rome struck 36/7 AD.
Ob: Laureate bust left. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMPVIII.
Rev: Rudder on large globe small globe below left. PONTIF MAX TR POT XXXIIX S-C. Coin in worn condition.
RIC 64.

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Trajan 98-117 AD.
Ae 23 12gm struck 109/10 AD Ascalon Judea.
Ob: Laureate bust right. CABACTOC.
Rev: City goddess Tyche/Astarte holding standard and aphlaston. ACKALO to left dove to right above date code EIC.
BMC 145.

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Rare card with Luntin back issued 1916.
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Trajan 98-117 AD.
Ae 24 of Side Pamphylia. (SelimilyeTurkey).
Ob: Laureate bust right CID KAICAP NEP TPAIANOC.
Rev: Athena standing left resting on shield outstretched hand holding pomegranate. CIDH-TON.
Side was a major slave-trading center under the Romans with a population of 60,000.
Had a long history held in turn by the Greeks; Pirates; Romans; Arabs; Jews; Byzantines and Turks. Cant find exact reference for this coin.
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