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705. Aelius, as Caesar, AR Denarius. Rome, AD 136-138. L AELIVS CAESAR, bare head right / TRIB POT COS II, Concordia seated left, holding patera, resting elbow on cornucopiae; CONCORDIA in exergue. RIC II 443 note (Hadrian); BMCRE 1001-2 (Hadrian); RSC 11a. 3.05g, 19mm, 12h. Near Extremely Fine, scratches on reverse.

200

From the Mark Gibbons Collection.

706. Aelius, as Caesar Æ As. Rome, AD 137. L AELIVS CAESAR, bare head right / TR POT COS II, Concordia seated left, holding patera; CONCORD in exergue. RIC 1070 (Hadrian). 11.77g, 25mm, 6h. Good Very Fine.

500

Apparently Unique

707. Antoninus Pius AV Aureus. Rome, AD 140-143. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / GENIVS POP ROMANI, Genius of the Roman people standing facing, head right, holding sceptre and cornucopiae. RIC 70 var.; C -, cf. 405-407; Calicó -; BMC -. 7.13g, 19mm, 6h. Near Extremely Fine. Apparently unique variant.

5,000

The known coins of this type all feature a bare-headed or laureate left facing bust, or, much less frequently, a laureate bust to right. The present example with its bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust to right appears to be a very well preserved example of a previously unknown variety.

708. Antoninus Pius Æ Dupondius. Rome, AD 140-144. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, radiate head right / FELICITAS AVG, Felicitas standing left, holding branch and caduceus; S-C across fields. RIC 658; C. 367. 13.88g, 27mm, 6h. Good Very Fine. Ex ACR 6, 10 December 2012, lot 929.

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Roma Numismatics Auction IX  

Roma Numismatics Auction IX

Roma Numismatics Auction IX  

Roma Numismatics Auction IX