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Old 30-10-20, 09:25 AM
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Worn out Augustan as.
Countermarked for Tiberias Claudius Augustus circa 15 AD.
Ob: Outline of bust right just visible. Rectangular stamp above head AVG, another stamp diagonally below chin unreadable.
Rev: Large rectangular stamp TI. C. A deeply struck splitting the flan.

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Old 01-11-20, 10:17 AM
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Elagabalus 218-222 AD.
Ae 26 Nicopoliton ad Istrum.
Ob: Radiate draped cuirassed bust right. AVT KM AYPH ANTONEINOC.
Rev: Homonia standing left holding patera and cornucopia wheel at feet.
YPA NOBIOY POYTHOY NIKOPOLITON PROC. (Nobius Rufus).
Moushmov 1416.

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Old 02-11-20, 09:28 AM
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Severus Alexander 222-235 AD.
Ae 26 Marcianopoliton (Denya Bulgaria).
Ob: Laureate draped and cuiriassed bust right. AVT KM AVP CEVH ALEXANDPOC.
Rev: Homonia standing holding patera and cornucopia. VP TIB IOVA THECTOV MAPKIANOPOLITON. (Legate Tiberius Festus).
Assasinated by the mutiny of Primagenia Legio XX11.
Varbanov 1783.

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Old 03-11-20, 11:52 AM
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Another early Augustan as countermarked for Tiberius.
Ob: A wreath surounding three line inscription. AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST. Worn completely flat, remains of countermark at top.
Rev: Two countermarks TI C.AE and AVG. The host coin is possibly a moneyers issue by L. Surdinivs circa 15 BC.

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Old 04-11-20, 10:22 AM
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Elagabalus 218-222 Ad.
Ae 26 Nicopolis ad Istrum.
Ob: Laureate draped and cuiriassed bust right. AVT KM AYPH ANTONIEINOC.
Rev: Coiled serpent with head right. VPA NOB POYTHOY NIKOPOLITON PROC ICTPON. Large horisontal cut and several punch marks to the serpent.
Moushmov 1409 var.

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Old 07-11-20, 10:28 AM
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Godian 111 238-244AD.
Ae 31 Large sestertius of Viminacium.
Ob: Laureate draped bust right. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG.
Rev: Moesia standing between bull and lion head left. PMS COL VIM AN 11. Year two 239/40 AD.
See posts 295,371 for other examples from Viminacium.
AMNG 76.

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Old 08-11-20, 10:06 AM
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Constans 342-348 AD.
Ae 3 of Sisica.
Ob: Rosette-diademed draped and ciuriassed bust right. CONSTANS PF AVG.
Rev: Two victories facing holding wreaths branch between. VICTORIAE DD AVG QNN. Mintmark gamma SIS.
RIC V111 195,g.

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Old 09-11-20, 09:59 AM
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Tiberius 14-37 AD.
Rare large module as 29mm x 14gm, of Avgvsta Bilbilis (Calaytaud nr Zaragosa).
Ob: Laureate bust right. TI CAESAR DIVI AVGSTI F AVGVSTVS.
Worn almost completly flat, but the dished shape of the flan has preserved most of the reverse design.
Rev: A wreath of oak leaves and acorns enclosing 11 VIR. MVN AVGVSTA BILBILIS G POM CAPE 11 G VALE TRANQ.
Coin issued by the Douviri, GNEAUS POMPEIUS CAPE (for the second time) and GNEAUS VALERIVS TRANQUIL.
RPC BILBILIS 397.

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Old 10-11-20, 10:51 AM
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Gordian 111 238-244 AD.
Sestertius of Viminacium struck 240/41 AD.
Ob: Laureate draped cuiriassed bust right. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG.
Rev: Moesia standing between bull and lion. PMS COL VIM dated AN.1.1.1.
(Last two numerals flat struck).
AMNG 79.

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George 111 1797 cartwheel twopence.
41 mm x two ounces, at the time copper was a penny an ounce.
Ob: Bust of George right. GEORGIUS 111 D.G.REX. Name scratched in fields T.J.WALKER.
Rev: Britannia seated on the rock above the waves, Soho mint mark just below the shield. BRITANNIA 1797.
Struck for one year only by Mathew Boulton's steam presses at Soho Mint Birmingham.

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Old 15-11-20, 09:57 AM
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Tetricus 270-273 AD.
Ae antoninius, not sure if barberous copy.
Ob: Radiate bust right. IMP TETRICVS PF AVG.
Rev: Figure standing left possibly Salus holding sceptre and feeding snake rising from alter.
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Anonymous civic coinage of Antioch under Maximinius 11 310-313 AD.
Pagan coinage of the great persecution of christians under the Augustus of the east.
Ae quarter follis 14mm x 1.00gm. Issued 310-12 AD.
Ob: Tyche of Antioch, turreted and veiled, seated upon the mountains Staurinus and Silpius, her left hand upon stalks of wheat, Orontes swimming in front of her.
This is a depiction of Tyche of Antioch statue by Eutychides, circa 300 BC.
GENIO AN-TIOCHENI.
Rev: Apollo standing left holding patera and lyre, S in right field (6th Officina).
APOLLONI-SANCTO. Mintmark SMA. This depicts the Apollo of Daphne statue by Bryaxis from the late 300's BC.
Not in RIC, Cf Vagi 2954.
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Old 17-11-20, 02:45 PM
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Six 3rd C provincial coins from Thrace 24-26mm.
As yet unable to identify emperors or mints due to poor condition.
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Severus Alexander 222-235 AD.
Ae 26 Dionysopolis Moesia Inferior (Balchik Bulgaria).
Ob:Laureate draped cuiriassed bust right. AVT KM AVK CEV ALEXANDROC.
Rev: The great god sacrificing over flaming alter and holding cornucopia. Delta in right field. DIONYCOPOLEITWN.
Moushmov 101.
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Constantine Commemorative issued 330 AD.
On the left an official coin on the right a barbarous imitation.
Ob: Laureate helmeted bust left, wearing imperial mantle holding sceptre. CONSTANTINOPOLIS.
Rev: Victory standing on prow holding long sceptre and resting left hand on shield. TRP* mintmark.
In this case the reverse of the original is not in very good condition.
RIC V11 Trier 543.
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