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A.K.Collection: Lot no. 1151

    ID M01:

Antoninus Pius AD 138-161. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 2.91g; 6h) unknow variant; irregular (?). 3rd Issue, 138 (?). IMP T AEL CAES – ANTONINVS Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. TRIB POT – COS Concordia standing left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Very rare.

BMC III p. 370, 1010var footnote '...variant of rev., without column...'; C. 1061; Hill p. 177, 21var (leaning on column and double cornucopiae); mt 6, 2008 p. 132 and pl. 3 (this coin illustrated); RIC II p. 394, 450 (Hadrian).

Ex K.Kress, Münchner Münzhandlung 184, Munich 4-5 Nov 1982, 831.


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    ID M02:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 19mm; 3.38g; 12h) Emesa, 194-195. IMP CAE L SEP SE(two dots)-V PERT AVC COS II Laureate and bearded head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VICTOR – SEVE-R AV-G Victory, winged, draped, advancing to left, holding wreath up in right hand, and palm, sloped up to right by left shoulder, in left hand. Rare.

The dot between E and V is seems to be a typo.

BMCRE V p. 99, 399 and pl. 17.9; C. 749; mt 6, 2008 p. 135f, and pl. 18 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 148, 428.

From the stock of Bernardi Triest 1967.


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    ID M03:

Caracalla AD 198-217. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 2.92g; 12h) plated and irregular. [ANTONI]NV[S] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. NOBI-L[ITAS] Nobilitas, draped, standing front, head right, holding vertical scepter in right hand and palladium in left.

cf. BMCRE V p. 197, 223 (Geta).


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    ID M04:

Geta AD 209-211. Denarius (AE; 17-18mm; 2.55g; 5h) 'Anima'. [ ]TIMVS – GETA C[AES] Bare bust, draped and cuirassed of Geta to right. Rev. FELICI-TAS [ ] Felicitas standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand.

cf. BMC V p. 181, 144; cf. C. 45; cf. RIC p. 314, 2.


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    ID M05:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-20mm; 2.93g; 7h) Eastern mint, Antioch (?) 222. IMR (sic) C M AVR SEV [ALEX]AND AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P COS P P Fortuna standing to left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left; in left field, star.

IMR instead of IMP: indicates that the engraver did not know Latin very well; he reads Greek Rho and translated it into R.

BMC p. 215, 1027var; C. 223var; mt 9, 2008 p.146f. and pl. 24 (this coin illustrated); RIC -.

Ex F. Sternberg 13, Zurich 17-18 Nov 1983, 873.


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    ID M06:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AE; 17-19mm; 2.36g; 6h) 'Anima' and irregular. IMP C M AVR SEV – ALEXAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P – VI C-OS II P P Pax running left, holding branch up in right hand and transverse scepter in left.

cf. BMC p. 155, 424; cf. C. 319; cf. RIC p. 75, 67.


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    ID M07:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AE; 18-19mm; 3.29g; 5h) 'Anima' [IMP] C M AVR SEV ALEX[ ] Laureate bust of Severus Alexander, to right, seen from back. Rev. CONCORDIA Concordia seated left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. BMC p. 217, 1050 footnote; cf. C. 38; mt 9, 2008 p.145f. and pl. 20 (this coin); cf. RIC IV, II p. 92, 275.


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    ID M08:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AE; 18-20mm; 2.55g; 6h) plated. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND A[VG] Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander. Rev. MART-I P-A-CIFERO Mars helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head left, holding branch in right hand and vertical spear reversed in left.

BMC p. 121, 72 footnote: '...plated denarius of this type...'; C. 175; cf. RIC p. 83, 160.


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    ID M09:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 1.92g; 12h) plated and irregular; ancient forgery [I]M[P SEV ALE]-XAND AVG Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. MAR[TI PRO]-PVGNATO[RI] Mars, helmeted, in military dress, with cloak flying over left arm, advancing left, holding transverse spear, pointing upwards to left, in right hand; and trophy, over left shoulder, in left.

BMC -; cf. BMC V p. 372, 87 (Caracalla for Rev.).


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    ID M10:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 19-20mm; 3.13g; 1h) irregular and hyprid. IMP SEV ALE-XAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTI Pietas standing front, both hands up.

Cf. BMC p. 218, 1057 (Pietas in front of altar); mt 9, 2008 p.146f. and pl. 29 (this coin illustrated).

From the Weder coll., Pratteln 2006.


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    ID M11:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18mm; 2.01g; 7h) ancient forgery, cast ? IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. SPES P-VBLICA Spes walking to left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left.

cf. BMC p. 202, 896 footnote; cf. C. 545; cf. RIC p. 89, 254.


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    ID M12:

Julia MAMAEA, Augusta AD 218-224/5. Denarius (AR; 19-20mm; 2.80g; 12h) plated or irregular. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Draped bust of Julia Mamaea - without diadem - to right. Rev. VENVS G-[ENETRIX] Venus draped, standing front, head left, holding apple in extended right hand and vertical scepter in left; at left foot, Cupid standing right, stretching up both hands.

BMC p. 128, 152 footnote: '...Variant obv. no stephane, C.73 (Barral Coll.), requires confirmation.'; mt 9, 2008 p.148 and pl. 32 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, II p. 99, 356.


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    ID M13:

Julia Mamaea, Augusta AD 218-224/5. Denarius (AE; 17-19mm; 2.65g; 6h) irregular IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG Draped bust with diadem of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. VENVS V-I-CTRIX Venus draped, standing front, head turned left, holding helmet in right hand and vertical scepter in left; at foot left, a shield.

cf. BMC p. 185, 716; cf. C.77; cf. RIC 99, 358.


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    ID M14:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AE/AR; 21-22mm; 4.74g; 12h) plated. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Gordian, in military dress, standing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and globe in left.

cf. C. 266; cf. RIC IV, III p. 25, 93.

From the Rosche coll. 1994.


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    ID M15:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 22-24mm; 5.23g; 6h) irregular. IMP CORDIΛNVS PIVS FEL ΛVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. [A]NNONA AVGG Annona standing left, holding corn-ears in right hand over modius and cornucopiae in left.

cf. C. 46; mt 11, 2008 p. 152 and pl. 14 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, III p. 39, 231 (with revers of Philip I.).

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1967.


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    ID M16:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Antoninianus (AR; 20-21mm; 3.88g; 6h) 'Anima', irregular. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. IOVI - STATORI Jupiter standing front, head right, holding long scepter in right hand and thunderbolt in left..

C. 110; cf. RIC IV, III p. 25, 84 with footnote.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970.


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    ID M17:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 3.01g; h) irregular. IMP COPDIΛNVS PIVS FEL ΛVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. DIΛN LVCIFERΛ Diana standing right, holding lighted torch with both hands.

Cf. C. 69; mt 11, 2008 p. 152 and pl. 12 (this coin illustrated; cf. RIC IV, III p. 28, 127.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1997.


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    ID M18:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Denarius (AE; 19-20mm; 2.40g; 12h) 'Anima' and irregular. GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVO (sic) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salus standing right, feeding snake out of patera, holding in her arms.

cf. C. 325; RIC IV, III p. 28, 129A.


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    ID M19:

Gordian III AD 238-244. Denarius (Billon; 18-19mm; 2.32g; 12h) irregular. IMP CORDIΛNVS PIVS FEL ΛVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. VEN-VS - VICTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet or apple in right hand and scepter in right hand and leaning on shield.

cf. C. 347; mt 11, 2008 p. 152 and pl. 13 (this coin illustrated); cf. RIC IV, III p. 28, 131.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1969.


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    ID M20:

Philip I AD 244-249. Antoninianus (AR; 21-23mm; 4.15g; 6h) plated. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate and draped bust of Philip to left. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. C. 9; cf. RIC IV, III p. 71, 27b

From the stock of Ernst-Algie Stuttgart 1977.


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    ID M21:

Philip I AD 244-249. Antoninianus, (AE; 21-22mm; 3.87g; 7h) irregular. IMP M IVL PHILPPVS (sic) AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. FELIC-IT TEMP Felicitas standing left, holding long caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. C. 43; cf. RIC IV, III p. 72, 31; mt 11, 2008 p. 152 and pl. 19 (this coin).


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    ID M22:

Otacilia Severa, Augusta AD 244-249. Antoninianus (AE; 21mm; 4.67g; 12h) 'Anima' and irregular. M OTACIL SEVED(sic)A AVG Diademed, draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, on crescent. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. C. 17; cf. RIC IV, III p. 83, 126.

Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress 159, Munich 1-2 Apr 1974, 1301.


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    ID M23:

Philip II AD 247-249. Antoninianus (AR; 21-22mm; 4.94g; 12h) plated and irregular. M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip in military dress, standing right, holding globe in left hand and transverse scepter in right.

cf. C. 51; cf. RIC IV, III p. 100, 254.


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    ID M24:

Trajan Decius AD 249-251. Antoninianus (AR; 21-23mm; 2.99g; 12h) plated. Group II. AD 249-251. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI Genius, wearing polos, standing left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left; to right, standard.

C. 49; RIC IV, III p. 122, 16c and pl. 10.12.


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    ID M25:

Trebonianus Gallus AD 251-253. Antoninianus (AR; 20-21mm; 2.97g; 6h) 'Anima'. IMP CAE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

C. 37; RIC IV, III p. 162, 33.

From the stock of Athena Munich 1989.


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    ID M26:

Trebonianus Gallus AD 251-253. Antoninianus, (AR; 20-21mm; 3.00g; 5h) irregular and plated (?). IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus standing left, holding spear in right hand and shield in left.

C. 133; mt 11, 2008 p. 154f. and pl. 30 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, III – cf. p. 167, 76 ('rev. proper to Volusian'; cf. p. 181, 206 and pl. 14.15).

From the stock of Athena Munich 1980.


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