Collection of Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins
Lot 1001
Collection of Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins
Included are: Roman Republic dating from 205-50 BC, some silver issues are mixed with bronzes; Julius Caesar (Emperor); Augustus, several mixed denomination bronzes; Tiberius, assorted bronzes and a sliver denarius; Caligula, mostly larger bronzes; Claudius, bronze and billion issues; Nero, assorted bronze and billion specimens, some corroded; Galba, including a sestertius; Vitellius, two billion tetradrachms; Vespasian, assorted bronzes including several silver denarius issues; Titus, mid-grade bronzes including a sestertius; Domitian, small group of bronze issues; Nerva, two bronze Ae and a silver denarius; Trajan, more than 15 issues including various denomination bronze and silver coins; Hadrian, over 35 assorted bronzes, billion, and silver coins, many larger denominations are present; Antoninus Pius, more than 10 bronze issues featuring different denominations; Marcus Aurelius - Lucius Verus, various bronzes also featuring Faustina, Marcus Aurelius' wife, mixed denominations; Commodus, ten bronzes are present including one of Bruttia Crispina, the wife of Commodus; Septimius Severus, several bronze and silver issues including an AE 37 of Smyrna, three Julia Domna (wife of Septimius) bronzes, and two Publius Septimius Geta issues, one silver one bronze; Caracalla, more than 10 bronze and silver issues; Macrinus, several bronzes, one cleaned, one corroded; Diadumenianus, bronze AE 18 of Antioch Syria; Alexander Severus, more than 10 bronzes, mostly large denomination coins, including several Julia Mamaea bronzes (mother of Alexander Severus); Maximus I, well detailed on clipped flan, green patina; Gordian III, group of mostly large denomination bronzes, some show modest corrosion; Philip I, several silver and bronze issues; Philip II the Arab, questionable metal, possible silver; Trajan Decius, several different including Herennius Etruscus, AR; Trebonianus Gallus, several different including Volusian, AE sestertius; Aemilianus, silver AR, well worn; Valerian, several bronzes, some silver washed; Gallienus, small denomination bronzes; Postumus, AE sestertius; Victorinus, several small denomination bronzes; Tetricus I, several assorted bronzes; Tetricus II, small bronze AE; Claudius II, several bronzes, one struck on a thick flan in high relief; Quintillus; Aurelian, several tetradrachm-sized coins, one is well detailed; Vabalathus, small tetradrachm-sized bronzes; Probus, several examples, one on thick flan, with sharp, raised detail.

The following Emperors are represented by one or more bronze specimens: Carinus; Numerianus; Diocletian; Galerius; Maximinus I, Maximinus II; Licinius; Severus II; Constantine (The Great); Flavius Julius Crispus; Constantinopolis; Delmatius; Constans; Constantius II; Magnentius; Constantius Gallus; Julian II; and Jovian.

After the death of Jovian (364 A.D.), the Roman Empire was split into what is known as the Western Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. There were literally dozens of different rulers through the Byzantine times. Many of the coins in this lot represent that time frame (364 A.D. - 1453 A.D.), most are small and medium sized bronzes.

One highlight coin is: Andronicus II, Gold AU Hyperpyron, 1282-1328 AD. Mary, nimbate and draped bust facing, both hands raised, within the walls of Constantinople / Andronicus kneeling at the feet of Christ, standing facing on right. SB 2326; DOC V 231.

An assorted group of modern world issues, and some Judean coins are also present.

Regarding the entire lot (approximately 479 coins), some of the coins have been cleaned and/or are corroded. Authenticity is not guaranteed. A personal inspection is highly recommended, as there is no return privilege on this lot. SOLD AS IS.
Sold for US$ 9,945 inc. premium

Lot Details
Collection of Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins
Collection of Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins
Included are: Roman Republic dating from 205-50 BC, some silver issues are mixed with bronzes; Julius Caesar (Emperor); Augustus, several mixed denomination bronzes; Tiberius, assorted bronzes and a sliver denarius; Caligula, mostly larger bronzes; Claudius, bronze and billion issues; Nero, assorted bronze and billion specimens, some corroded; Galba, including a sestertius; Vitellius, two billion tetradrachms; Vespasian, assorted bronzes including several silver denarius issues; Titus, mid-grade bronzes including a sestertius; Domitian, small group of bronze issues; Nerva, two bronze Ae and a silver denarius; Trajan, more than 15 issues including various denomination bronze and silver coins; Hadrian, over 35 assorted bronzes, billion, and silver coins, many larger denominations are present; Antoninus Pius, more than 10 bronze issues featuring different denominations; Marcus Aurelius - Lucius Verus, various bronzes also featuring Faustina, Marcus Aurelius' wife, mixed denominations; Commodus, ten bronzes are present including one of Bruttia Crispina, the wife of Commodus; Septimius Severus, several bronze and silver issues including an AE 37 of Smyrna, three Julia Domna (wife of Septimius) bronzes, and two Publius Septimius Geta issues, one silver one bronze; Caracalla, more than 10 bronze and silver issues; Macrinus, several bronzes, one cleaned, one corroded; Diadumenianus, bronze AE 18 of Antioch Syria; Alexander Severus, more than 10 bronzes, mostly large denomination coins, including several Julia Mamaea bronzes (mother of Alexander Severus); Maximus I, well detailed on clipped flan, green patina; Gordian III, group of mostly large denomination bronzes, some show modest corrosion; Philip I, several silver and bronze issues; Philip II the Arab, questionable metal, possible silver; Trajan Decius, several different including Herennius Etruscus, AR; Trebonianus Gallus, several different including Volusian, AE sestertius; Aemilianus, silver AR, well worn; Valerian, several bronzes, some silver washed; Gallienus, small denomination bronzes; Postumus, AE sestertius; Victorinus, several small denomination bronzes; Tetricus I, several assorted bronzes; Tetricus II, small bronze AE; Claudius II, several bronzes, one struck on a thick flan in high relief; Quintillus; Aurelian, several tetradrachm-sized coins, one is well detailed; Vabalathus, small tetradrachm-sized bronzes; Probus, several examples, one on thick flan, with sharp, raised detail.

The following Emperors are represented by one or more bronze specimens: Carinus; Numerianus; Diocletian; Galerius; Maximinus I, Maximinus II; Licinius; Severus II; Constantine (The Great); Flavius Julius Crispus; Constantinopolis; Delmatius; Constans; Constantius II; Magnentius; Constantius Gallus; Julian II; and Jovian.

After the death of Jovian (364 A.D.), the Roman Empire was split into what is known as the Western Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. There were literally dozens of different rulers through the Byzantine times. Many of the coins in this lot represent that time frame (364 A.D. - 1453 A.D.), most are small and medium sized bronzes.

One highlight coin is: Andronicus II, Gold AU Hyperpyron, 1282-1328 AD. Mary, nimbate and draped bust facing, both hands raised, within the walls of Constantinople / Andronicus kneeling at the feet of Christ, standing facing on right. SB 2326; DOC V 231.

An assorted group of modern world issues, and some Judean coins are also present.

Regarding the entire lot (approximately 479 coins), some of the coins have been cleaned and/or are corroded. Authenticity is not guaranteed. A personal inspection is highly recommended, as there is no return privilege on this lot. SOLD AS IS.
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