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Old 09-07-20, 11:38 AM
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Ae 18mm x 4.83gm Thessalonika Macedonia. 148-131 BC.
Ob: Diademed head of Artemis right within a pelleted border.
Rev: Large arrow in quiver strung bow behind. THESSALO /NIKEO/ N.
Two monograms left HKA, right K?
Sear 1468.
Artemis of the wildland Mistress of animals.

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Old 11-07-20, 02:32 PM
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Gordian 111 238-244 AD.
Ae 20 x 4.35gm Nicea Lydia (Iznik)
Ob: Radiate draped and cuiriassed bust right M ANT GORDIANOC AVG.
Rev: Legionary eagle between two standards surmounted by capricorns
between and beneath N-IK-AI-E-ON. Coin is flat struck and off centre.
Kemppinen PK-12-6.

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Old 12-07-20, 04:07 PM
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3/4th C Barbarous minim. Ae10mm .46gm
Ob: Bust right.
Rev: Square divided into four segments each with a pellet. Lines around representing legend.
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Tetricus 1 Gallic Emperor 271-274 AD.
Ae ant 19,mm 3.67gm.
Ob: Radiate draped bust right. IMP TETRICVS P F AVG.
Rev: Spes advancing left holding flower raising hem of skirt. SPES REBVPLICAE.
Detailed portrait of Tetricus, Spes was the goddess of hope.
RIC 136.
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Tralles Lydia 2nd-1st BC. Autonomous coinage.
Two examples of the same coin, the second badly worn.
Ae 15. 2.25gm, Ae 14x12. 2.47gm.
Ob: Head of Zeus facing right.
Rev: Humped bull standing left head facing. TRALLI--IANON above and below. Monogram ? in left field.
BMC 63/4

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Old 16-07-20, 10:03 AM
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Nabatean Kingdom. Aretas 1V & Queen Shugailat.
Ae 14 x 2.70gm of Petra mint 9 BC.
Ob: Laureate bust right. Monogram right field ?
Rev; Double cornucopia holding poppy flowers. Aramaic monograms 'SHIN' & 'HET' barely visible on this coin.
Meshorer 118 var.
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Old 18-07-20, 05:03 PM
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Uncertain 3rdC AD imitation.
Ae 22x24mm 7.85gm.
Ob: Emperors laureate bust right, with sharp nose blundered legend around.
Rev: Tetrastyle temple with cult figure at centre, anchor in left field and a gaping crocodile in right??? The reverse die looks to have suffered some damage.

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Edward 1 1279-1307 AD.
Silver penny .925 ag 1.1gm Group 2b struck in London 1280 AD.
Ob: Facing crowned portrait of Edward EDWR ANGL DNS HYB.
(Edward King of England Lord of Ireland).
Rev: Long cross three pellets in each quarter.CIVI TAS LON DON. The last with reverse bar on N.
Spink 1386.

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Augustus 27 BC-14 AD.
Ae 17 4.7gm Parium Mysia.
Ob: Bare head of Augustus right AVG behind.
Rev: Two founders with oxen ploughing right. Countermarked K with bar on top.
A well worn coin for a better example of this coin see post no 254.
RPC 1656.
BMC 86-88.
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Carracalla 211-217 AD.
Ae 20 6.57gm. Saitta Lydia.
Legends are off flan or not visible should read.
Ob: Laurate draped bust right. A Y KM AY ANTON
Rev: River god Hyllos holding reed reclining left resting on cornucopia from which water flows. CAITTHNON YLLOC.
Waddington 5181

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Elagabalus 218-222 AD.
Ae 25 9.98gm of Markianopolis Moesia Inferior.
Ob: Laureate and draped bust right AYT M AVPH ANTONEINOC.
Rev: Homonia standing left sacrificing over lit alter holding patera and cornucopia. VP IOVA ANT CELELKOY MARKIANOPOLITON.
Magistrate Lulius Antoininus Selukos.
Moushman 632

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Seleucid King Antiochus VII Euergetes (Sidetes) 138-129 BC.
Ae 18 4.59gm struck at Antioch on Orontes.
Ob: Head of winged Eros right.
Rev: Headress of Isis resting upon two grain ears above inverted cresent with star below. BASILEOS ANTIOXOY EYEPGETOY..
The titles after his name mean the benefactor from Sides.
Killed by the Pathians in a surprise attack.
For similar see BMC 52/80.
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Old 08-08-20, 06:59 PM
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Claudius Gothicus 268-270 AD.
Ae antoninius of Antioch.
Ob; Radiate draped bust right. IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG.
Rev: Sol standing left holding whip and raising right hand. SOL AVG.
Crude reverse die.
RIC 221 Tp 2.

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