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Roman Empire - Five Denarii and One Siliqua

Coins - Roman Empire


LOT 155

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GBP (£) 50 - 70
EUR (€) 56 - 79
USD ($) 70 - 98
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £161

ROMAN EMPIRE - FIVE DENARII AND ONE SILIQUA

Group of six coins, left, from top to bottom: Faustina I posthumous issue denarius.
After 141 AD. Rome. Obv: draped bust right with DIVA FAVSTINA legend. Rev: Ceres standing left holding torch and sceptre with AVGVSTA legend. Hadrian denarius, 136 AD. Rome. Obv: laureate head right with HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P legend. Rev: Africa reclining left holding scorpion and cornucopiae, basket of grain at feet with AFRICA legend.
(Commemorating Hadrian's visit to Africa on his "world tour"). Theodosius I Siliqua,
388-395 AD. Trier. Obv: pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right with DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG legend. Rev: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding
Victory on globe and inverted spear with VIRTVS
RO-MANORVM legend and mintmark TRPS.
Right, from top to bottom: Trajan, Denarius, 103-111 AD. Rome. Obv: laureate bust right, aegis on left shoulder with IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P
COS V P P legend. Rev: Genius, naked except for cloak around waist, standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera, sacrificing over a lighted altar with SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI legend. Antoninus Pius, Denarius, 161 AD. Obv: bare head right with DIVVS ANTONINVS legend. Rev: eagle standing right, head left with CONSECRATIO legend (struck by Marcus Aurelius). Faustina II, Denarius, 152-153 AD. Obv: draped bust right with FAVSTINA AVG PII AVG FIL legend. Rev: Concordia seated left, holding flower and resting left arm on cornucopiae which is by her chair, globe under chair with CONCORDIA legend.

Condition
Fine to near very fine.

Literature
RIC 356; RSC 96; Sear 4582, RIC 299; cf Sear 3459, RIC IX Trier 94b/106a, RIC 183; RSC 394a; Sear 3160 var (bust type), RIC 429 [aurelius]; RSC 154; Sear 5190 and RIC 502; RSC 54; Sear 4704.

Footnotes
The Hadrian 'Africa' is interesting.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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