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A.K.Collection: Lot no. 814

    ID L01:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 16-18mm; 2.56g; 10h) irregular, eastern mint (?), 194-195. I[M]P CAE L SEP [SEV PE]RT AVC COS II Laureate and bearded head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. FO-RTVN – R-EDVC Fortuna, wearing polos on head, draped, standing front, head left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Rare.

cf. BMCRE V p. 92, 353; cf. C. -; Irregular mt 6, p. 136 and p. 135 pl.19 (this coin illustrated); cf. RIC IV, 1 p. 142, 377.

Ex stock Münzen und Medaillen Basel 1971.


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    ID L02:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 19-20mm; 2.89g; 12h) Emesa, 194-195. [IMP CA]E L SEP SEV P-ERT AVC COS II Laureate and bearded head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. FORTV-NA REDVCI Fortuna, wearing polos on head, draped, standing front, head left, holding long palm in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Very rare.

BMCRE V p. 93, 362 and pl. 16.3; C. -; Irregular mt 6, p. 136f. and p. 20corr (21) (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 143, 384.

Ex stock Münzen und Medaillen Basel 1971.


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    ID L03:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 19mm; 3.27g; 12h) Emesa, AD 194-195. IMP CAE L SEP SEV P-ERT AVC COS II Laureate and bearded head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. F-ORTVNA – REDVCI Fortuna (Pax) seated left, holding branch and cornucopiae.

BMCRE V p. 93, 362+ var (FORTVN REDVC); C. 177var; Irregular mt 6, p. 136f. And pl. 21Cor (20) (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 143, 386var.


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    ID L04:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 3.33g; 12h) irregular, Eastern mint, 196. L SEPT SEV PE-RT AVG IMP VII-I (difficult to see, but below bust) Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. FORT R – AVG Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopiae in each hand. Very fine.

cf. BMCRE V p. 112, * (Rv. REDVC); cf. C. 168; Irregular mt 6, p. 136 and p. 137 pl. 28 (this coin illustrated).


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    ID L05:

Septimius Severus AD 193-211. Denarius (AR; 16mm; 3.05g; 11h) hyprid. IMP CAE L SEP SE [ ] Laureate and bearded head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VENER – 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.

BMCRE V – cf. p. 99, 396 (VICTOR AVG); C. -; Irregular mt 6 p. 136f. And pl. 24 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 –.

Ex stock Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1969.


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    ID L06:

Julia Domna, Augusta AD 193-217. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 3.24g; 12h) Eastern mint, 193-194 (?). IVLIA DO-MNA AVG Bare and draped bust of Julia Domna to right; hair waved vertically and fastened in large bun on back. Rev. M-ONE-T – AVG Moneta, draped, standing front, head left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left, fold of drapery falling over left arm. Very rare.

BMCRE V p. 86, 329 footnote; C. 143; Irregular mt 6 p. 135f. And pl. 17 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 174, 609.

Ex F. Sternberg Zurich 1998.


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    ID L07:

Julia Domna, Augusta AD 193-217. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 3.63g; 6h) Eastern mint, 193-194 (?). IVLIA DO-MNA AVG Bare and draped bust of Julia Domna to right; hair waved vertically and fastened in large bun on back. Rev. MONETAE- AV-G II COS Moneta, draped, standing front, head left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left, fold of drapery falling over left arm.Very rare.

BMCRE V p. 86, 329 footnote and introduction p. CXVii (Septimius Severus) “...few small issues present so much interest and so many problems, and it is likely enough that not nearly all the original stock survives. We can postulate with confidence several that must have existed... and MONETA AVG COS II for Septimius Severus...); C. 145; Irregular mt 6 p. 135f. And pl. 16 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, 1 p. 174, 611.


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    ID L08:

Caracalla AD 198-217. Denarius (AR/AE; 17-18mm; 3.04g; 6h) plated. ANTONINVS PIVS [AVG] GERM Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. [P] M TR P CVII – C-OS IIII [P P] Hercules, naked, standing front, head left, holding branch in right hand and club in left, lion-skin over left arm.

Cf BMC V p. 448, 93; cf. C. 244; Irregular mt 9, p. 142f. and pl. 5 (this coin illustrated); cf. RIC IV, I p. 246, 239.


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    ID L09:

Caracalla AD 198-217. Denarius (AR/AE; 17-18mm; 2.43g; 6h) plated. ANTONINVS PIVS FEL [AVG] Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. MARTI PROPV-G-[NAT]ORI Mars, helmetd, in military dress, running left, holding spear, pointing upward to let, in right hand and trophy, pointing upwards to right, in left.

cf. BMC V p. 441, 60; cf. C. 151.


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    ID L10:

Caracalla AD 198-217. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 2.73g; 12h) hyprid or ancient forgery ?ANTONINVS – AVGVSTVS Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. PON[TI]F – TR P IIII Caracalla (as Sol), standing front, head left, holding globe and sceptre.

BMC V p. 204 after * “A denarius in B.M.... Hyprid (obv. of A.D. 199-200): ancient forgery (?).”


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    ID L11:

Caracalla AD 198-217. Bronze Denarius (AE; 17-18mm; 1.77g; 6h) irregular [A]NTONINVS – PIVS [ ] Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. [ ] Virtus ? standing right.

cf. BMC V p. 364, 37 and p. 385, 164.


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    ID L12:

Geta AD 209-211. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 3.66g; 12h) hyprid, irregular. GETA CAES – PONT COS Draped bust of Geta to right, seen from back. Rev. MONETA – AVGG Moneta seated on low seat left, holding scale in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. BMC V p. 242; for Rev. see (Severus = BMC V p. 193, 196) C. -; Irregular mt 9, p. 143f. and pl. 9 (this coin illustrated).

Ex stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1987.


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    ID L13:

Geta AD 209-211. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 2.63g; 5h) irregular. L IIIMIVS (= L SEPTIMIVS) – [G]ETA CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. [FELICITAS T]EMPOR Felicitas, draped, standing front, head left, holding caduceus up in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

Alexandria p. 30 and p. 118 pl. 11 (this coin illustrated); cf. BMC V p. 290, 683.

Ex M. Weder coll. Pratteln 1990.


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    ID L14:

Elagabalus AD 218-222. Denarius (Billon; 17-18mm; 3.28g; 12h) 'Anima' Alexandria mint or irregular? IMP CAES ANTONINV[S AVG] Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. LIBERALI-TAS AVG III Liberalitas, draped, standing front, head left, holding abacus up in right hand and cornucopiaee in left.

Alexandria p. 32 and p. 119 pl. 21 (this coin illustrated); cf. BMCRE V p. 563, 216 (IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG); cf. C. 86; cf. RIC IV, II p. 35, 103.

Ex stock Leu Zurich 1988.


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    ID L15:

Elagabalus AD 218-222. Denarius (AE; 17-18mm; 2.92g; 12h) 'Anima' irregular. [IMP CAES M] ANTONINVS AVC Laureate and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. TENHTVI-T-AS (?) Liberalitas, draped, standing front, head left, holding abacus up in right hand and cornucopiaee in left.

Alexandria p. 32 and p. 119 pl. 22 (this coin illustrated); BMCRE V -; C. -; RIC IV, II -.

Ex stock Leu Zurich 1988.


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    ID L16:

Elagabalus AD 218-222. Denarius (AR/AE; 18-19mm; 2.95g; 1h) plated. IMP ANTO-[NINVS P]IVS AVG Laureate, bearded and draped bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. LIB[ER]TAS AVG Libertas, draped, standing front, head left, holding pileus downwards in right hand and cornucopiae in left arm; star, left, in field.

BMCRE V – p. 563, 219 Anm.; C. 97var (no star); Irregular mt 9, p. p. 145 pl. 14 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, II p. 35, 111var (no star).


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    ID L17:

Julia Paula, Augusta AD 219-220. Denarius (AR; 17-19mm; 2.34g; 6h) plated and irregular. IVLIA PAVL[A A]VG Bust of Julia Paula, draped, head bare, to right. Rev. [IVS]T-ITIA Elagabal with radiate head as Justitia seated left, raising right hand, left resting on sceptre. Very rare.

BMCRE V p. 583, +; C. 20; Irregular mt 9, p. 146 and pl.17 (this coin illustrated). RIC IV, II p. 45, 211;

Ex F. Sternberg XI, Zurich 20-21 Nov 1981, 716 with footnote.


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    ID L18:

Julia Mamaea, Augusta AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 3.21g; 10h) hyprid. IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing diadem. Rev. P M TB(sic) P VI – COS II P P Moneta standing front, head left, holding scale in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

BMCRE VI p. 212, 998 (hypride) cf Rev. Severus Alexander p. 152, 394; C. - cf. 50; Irregular mt 9 p. 148 and pl. 33 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, II p. 100, 374 (hyprid).

Ex G. Blancon List 44, Hannover Jul 2003, 55.


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    ID L19:

Julia Mamaea, Augusta AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 2.33g; 12h) plated. IVLIA MA-MAEA AVG Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, without diadem. Rev. [VENV]S G-E-NE[TRIX] Venus draped, standing front, head turned left, holding apple ? in right hand and vertical sceptre in left; at foot left, child.

cf. BMCRE VI p. 128, 152, footnote; C. 73; RIC IV, II p. 99, 356.


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    ID L20:

Julia Mamaea, Augusta AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 2.71g; 6h) plated and irregular. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, without diadem. Rev. LIBERT-AS AVG Libertas standing front, head left, holding pileus in right hand and vertical sceptre in right.

cf. BMCRE VI p. 212, 995var (with diadem); C. -; Irregular mt 9, p. p. 148, pl.31 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, II p. 100, 373var (with diadem).


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    ID L21:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AE; 19-20mm; 2.89g; 12h) 'Anima'. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P III – COS P P Jupiter, naked except for cloak hanging behind him over both arms, standing front, head left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and vertical spear in left.

cf. BMCRE VI p. 129, 160; cf. C. 249; cf. RIC IV, II p. 73, 35.

Ex stock Bank Leu Zurich 1988.


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    ID L22:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius,(AR/AE; 18-19mm; 3.47g; 6h) hyprid. IMP [SEV ALE]XAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P VI – CO[S II P P] Mars helmeted, naked except for cloak floating out left and right, advancing right, holding spear pointing transversely up in right hand and trophy over left shoulder in left hand.

cf. BMCRE VI p. - cf. 154, 409 (Rev.) or p. 162, 507; cf. C. 307; cf. RIC IV, II p. 75, 61.


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    ID L23:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 2.84g; 6h) 'Anima' Irregular. IMP SEV ALE-XAND AVG Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. P M TR P VII – [COS] II P P Mars helmeted, in military dress, standing front, head right, holding vertical spear reversed in right hand and resting left on oval shield, resting on ground at side.

cf. BMCRE VI p. 162, 503; cf. C. 337; cf. RIC IV, II p. 77, 83.

Ex Naegeli coll., stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1991.


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    ID L24:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-21mm; 2.44g; 6h) irregular IMP C M [AVR SE]V ALEXAND AVG Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. [A]EQVITAS AVG Aequitas draped, standing front, head left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left.

cf. BMCRE VI p. 217, 1048 with footnote; cf. C. 9; cf. RIC IV, II p. 81, 127.


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    ID L25:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 3.06g; 6h) plated, irregular IMP CES MAR AV ALEX AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed ? Bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. LIBERALITAS AVG Liberalitas standing front, head left, holding abacus in right hand and cornucopiae standing right.

BMCRE VI - cf. p. 135, 212; C. - cf. 118; Irregular mt 9, p. 146 and pl.28 (this coin illustrated); RIC IV, II – cf. p. 83, 153.


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    ID L26:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 17-20mm; 3.21g; 2h) Antioch. IMP C M AVB (sic) SEV ALEXAND AVG Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. PIETAS AVG Pietas draped, standing front, head left, with right hand dropping incense on lighted altar and holding box in left; fold of drapery over left arm.

BMCRE VI p. 218, 1059 and pl. 32; C.196; RIC IV, II p. 93, 293.

Ex stock Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1965.


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    ID L27:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 17-18mm; 3.40g; 6h) irregular. IMP C M AVR SEV A[LEXAND AVG] Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. [PIETA]S AVG Pietas draped, standing front, head left, with right hand dropping incense on lighted altar ? and holding box in left; fold of drapery over left arm.

BMCRE VI p. 220, 1075 irregular and cf. p 218, 1059; cf. C. 196; cf. RIC IV, II p. 93, 293.


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    ID L28:

Severus Alexander AD 222-235. Denarius (AR; 18-19mm; 3.21g; 6h) irregular [IMP C M] AVR SEV – ALEXANDER AVG Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. VEN-VS [V]I-CTRIX Venus standing left, holding helmet ? and leaning on spear.

BMCRE VI cf. p. 210, 982 with footnote „plated hyprid with rev. of Julia Mamaea, C.76“; RIC IV, II-.

Ex stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1998.


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