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London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

Ancient Coins : Auction Price Highlights

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 140
Ancient Coins A of (199) in (42) and (157) housed in a cabinet, The collector remarks: 'The Autonomous Coinage of Phoenicia, although firmly within the series, is remarkable for its maritime imagery and unique script, including several early dated series. The strategic location of Phoenicia (modern ) led to repeated incursions by Alexander and his successors, the Ptolemies and s, and ultimately by the s ; a turbulent history reflected in a further wealth of coin types'. Lot includes s (16) Aradus (2), of Alexander and obv. Tyche, Berytus (), Ake-Ptolemais (3), of II , Antiochus VIII, and Caracalla, Sidon (3) Ptolemy II, , and obv. Tyche, Tyre (7) Ptolemy II, Melquarth, (3), Caracalla, ; Dis (4) Byblos, Sidon, Tyre (2); a of Aradus and s of Tyre (2), with other silver (20) including two very rare fractions of Gebaal (Byblos) Lion/Lotus type. The copper represents the mints of Aradus, Berytus, Ake, Byblos, Carne, Marathus, Orthosia, Tripolis, 'uncertain mint', Sidon, Tyre, comprising a solid range of autonomous and Roman issues including rarities such as (Berytus), Diadumenian, Rev. Temple of Diana, and Aquileia Severa, both of Tyre. Lot includes Books (3), in mixed grades many in VF a few better, the s in particular worthy of further study and further detailed research
£5,600

Auction 122
Ancient Coins A , large flan type circa 125 BC. Weighs 7.3 grams. Head of left. R. celticized horse left, flower below, star above, two pellets in annulets on exergual line. Sills 291. V.A.12-1. S.1. Very fine, centrally struck both sides, small scrape on obverse. Superb example for its type. Famous type being listed by Spink as their number 1 (S 1) and hence the earliest listed coin ever to circulate in Britain
£4,700 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1146 : Celtic Gallo-Belgic A gold Stater, large flan type circa 125 BC. Weighs 7.3 grams. Head of Apoll... London Coins : A122 : Lot 1146 : Celtic Gallo-Belgic A gold Stater, large flan type circa 125 BC. Weighs 7.3 grams. Head of Apoll...

Auction 135
Ancient Coins . A album of mixed and ranging from Pompey going through to the 4th century AD. An interesting group as the collector was trying to obtain an example of each emperor In various conditions and some scarce items. Poor to VF [176]
£4,000

Auction 134
Ancient Coins A of in an album from a deceased estate (167) (47) and (120) a useful group attributed by the collector, in mixed grades
£3,700

Auction 128
Ancient Coins BODVOC S.388 sharp and pleasing GVF and rare graded and encapsulated by CGS as VF 45
£3,500 London Coins : A128 : Lot 837 : Celtic Gold Stater BODVOC S.388 sharp and pleasing GVF and rare graded and encapsulated by CGS as VF... London Coins : A128 : Lot 837 : Celtic Gold Stater BODVOC S.388 sharp and pleasing GVF and rare graded and encapsulated by CGS as VF...

Auction 147
Ancient Coins Magnentius (350-353AD) Reverse Victory and Liberty standing facing each other, holding a trophy Sear 4012 Trier Mint, weight 4.64 grammes GVF the edge bent over at 1 o'clock obverse
£2,800 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1798 : Roman Gold Solidus Magnentius (350-353AD) Reverse Victory and Liberty standing facing each other, ho... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1798 : Roman Gold Solidus Magnentius (350-353AD) Reverse Victory and Liberty standing facing each other, ho...

Auction 149
Ancient Coins Miliarense Ar. II. C, 340-350 AD. Thessalonica mint. Rev; TRIVMFATOR GENTIVM BARBARVM; Constantius standing left wearing military attire holding signa in right hand; TES in ex. RIC 89. CGS slabbed. Dark tone and good surfaces. RARE. NEF
£2,600 London Coins : A149 : Lot 1645 : Miliarense Ar. Constantius II. C, 340-350 AD. Thessalonica mint. Rev; TRIVMFATOR GENTIVM BARBARVM; C... London Coins : A149 : Lot 1645 : Miliarense Ar. Constantius II. C, 340-350 AD. Thessalonica mint. Rev; TRIVMFATOR GENTIVM BARBARVM; C...

Auction 142
Ancient Coins a fine collection with 60 in and 11 in and including , (2), , (2), Titus, Vitelllius and others mixed collectable grades several well cantered and pleasing
£2,600 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1748 : Roman a fine collection with 60 in silver and 11 in bronze and including Julius Caesar, Mark Ant... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1748 : Roman a fine collection with 60 in silver and 11 in bronze and including Julius Caesar, Mark Ant...

Auction 142
Ancient Coins Au. Cunobelin. 'Classic type' left. C, 20-43 AD. Obv; Corn ear dividing CA MV. Rev; Horse left, lis type object above, CVNO in ex. VA 2029-1. Nice central coin, scarce type. 5.33g. NVF/GVF
£2,600 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1763 : Stater Au. Cunobelin. 'Classic type' left. C, 20-43 AD. Obv; Corn ear dividing CA MV... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1763 : Stater Au. Cunobelin. 'Classic type' left. C, 20-43 AD. Obv; Corn ear dividing CA MV...

Auction 139
Ancient Coins Ar . . C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right. Rev; L AEMILIVS BVCA; Venus standing left holding Victory and . RRC 480/4. Good and surfaces with a nice even tone. 3.40g. 20mm. GVF.
£2,600 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1533 : Ar denarius. Julius Caesar. C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1533 : Ar denarius. Julius Caesar. C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right...

Auction 138
Ancient Coins a (65) in a small Abafil case including s of Athens, and , s of (4) and Aradus, a Siglos of Lydia, an archaic Drachm of Thasos with other Drachms and silver minors (13); (10); also Parthian (3), (5) Drachms, Indo-Greek and including Tetradrachm of with , these all attributed, along with a group of 11 copies. In mixed grades, many VF
£2,300 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1535 : Greek a collection (65) in a small Abafil case including Tetradrachms of Athens, Egypt and Syria... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1535 : Greek a collection (65) in a small Abafil case including Tetradrachms of Athens, Egypt and Syria...

Auction 135
Ancient Coins Fair with portraits and names clear as part of a group (over 120) of in three Lindner trays mostly attributed, also of , etc., of RCV 1799, As Gnaius Pompey RCV 1386, including and , many scarce types included, in mixed grades to Good VF, a useful group
£2,300

Auction 150
Ancient Coins Modern copy in of a Multiple 4 of I. C,306-307 AD. Rev: PRIC - IP - I IVVENTVTI Constantinus, in military attire, standing facing, head l., holding in l. hand, raising r.; in field l., standard. In exergue, P R. RIC-. Superb detail, very rare coin if it was genuine. 20.01g. EF.
£2,200 London Coins : A150 : Lot 1676 : Modern copy in gold of a Multiple 4 aureus of Constantine I. C,306-307 AD.  Rev:  PRIC - IP - I IVVE... London Coins : A150 : Lot 1676 : Modern copy in gold of a Multiple 4 aureus of Constantine I. C,306-307 AD.  Rev:  PRIC - IP - I IVVE...

Auction 135
Ancient Coins . A album of mostly with a few and s. Ranging from early going through to the 4th century AD. An interesting group in various conditions. Poor to VF [121]
£2,200

Auction 142
Ancient Coins Au. Dobunni. 'Eisu tree type'. C, 15-30 AD. Obv; Dobunnic emblem. Rev; EISV over triple tailed horse, wheel below. VA 1105-1. Super detail, scarce type. 5.61g. EF.
£2,100 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1771 : Stater Au. Dobunni. 'Eisu tree type'. C, 15-30 AD. Obv; Dobunnic emblem. Rev; EI... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1771 : Stater Au. Dobunni. 'Eisu tree type'. C, 15-30 AD. Obv; Dobunnic emblem. Rev; EI...

Auction 137
Ancient Coins A large of mixed ancients, mainly and provincial s with an amount of small Greek Ar s. Ar s from Thasos and smalls from Abdera, and Rhoemetalkes plus others. Mixed grades but some nice examples. Fine to GVF [144]
£2,100

Auction 154
Ancient Coins Au . Cantii. Eppillus. C,1-15 AD. 'Margate' type. Obv; COM.F across central field, pelleted outer circle. Rev; horse right, EPPI above, flower motif below. ABC 393. VA 437-1. Good strike, very rare. 1.29g. NEF
£2,000 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1530 : Au Quarter stater.   Cantii.  Eppillus.  C,1-15 AD.   'Margate' type.  Obv; COM.F across c... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1530 : Au Quarter stater.   Cantii.  Eppillus.  C,1-15 AD.   'Margate' type.  Obv; COM.F across c...

Auction 126
Ancient Coins A good of (94) and coins (inc. a run of Emperor's wives) together with a few inc. a of V. Contained in a mahogany cabinet with five trays. Grades mixed but generally good condition.
£2,000

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Ar . C, 44-43 BC. Obv; NEPTVNI; Head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus r.; below head, dolphin and in r. field, trident. Rev; Galley sailing r.; in field l., star. Below, Q·NASIDIVS. Crawford 483/2. Some small patches of surface debris. RARE. 3.64g. VF
£1,900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1809 : Pompey the Great.  Ar denarius.  C, 44-43 BC.  Obv;  NEPTVNI;  Head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus r.; below... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1809 : Pompey the Great.  Ar denarius.  C, 44-43 BC.  Obv;  NEPTVNI;  Head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus r.; below...

Auction 144
Ancient Coins Ae. Carausius. C, 286-293 AD. Rev; ROMA MILIT(VM?) Romulus and Remus suckling She wolf. Unpublished type, now recorded with the museum, so unique .Good surfaces with an even green patina. 3.21g. GVF
£1,900 London Coins : A144 : Lot 1047 : Antoninianus Ae. Carausius. C, 286-293 AD. Rev; ROMA MILIT(VM?) Romulus and Remus suckling She wolf.... London Coins : A144 : Lot 1047 : Antoninianus Ae. Carausius. C, 286-293 AD. Rev; ROMA MILIT(VM?) Romulus and Remus suckling She wolf....

Auction 130
Ancient Coins Sear 669 Obverse Laureate Head right, Reverse Salus seated left holding patera VF
£1,800 London Coins : A130 : Lot 928 : Aureus Nero Sear 669 Obverse Laureate Head right, Reverse Salus seated left holding patera VF London Coins : A130 : Lot 928 : Aureus Nero Sear 669 Obverse Laureate Head right, Reverse Salus seated left holding patera VF

Auction 157
Ancient Coins Aelius. Ae . C, 137 AD. Rev; TR POT - COS II S C; Spes walking l raising skirt and holding flowe. RIC 1055. Small patch of verdigris on reverse. Super detail. 24.83g. GVF
£1,600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1703 : Aelius.  Ae sestertius.  C, 137 AD.  Rev; TR POT - COS II S C; Spes walking l raising skirt and hold... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1703 : Aelius.  Ae sestertius.  C, 137 AD.  Rev; TR POT - COS II S C; Spes walking l raising skirt and hold...

Auction 157
Ancient Coins Licinius I. Au . C, 321-322 AD. Rev; IOVI CONS LICINI AVG; Jupiter enthroned facing on high dais inscribed SIC X / SIC XX in two lines, holding Victory on globe and scepter; at his to left, eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak; SMNΓ in ex. RIC 41. Ex mount with worn surfaces. RARE. 5.13g. G Fine
£1,500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1770 : Licinius I.  Au aureus.  C, 321-322 AD.  Rev;  IOVI CONS LICINI AVG; Jupiter enthroned facing on hig... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1770 : Licinius I.  Au aureus.  C, 321-322 AD.  Rev;  IOVI CONS LICINI AVG; Jupiter enthroned facing on hig...

Auction 159
Ancient Coins . C, 65-66 AD. Au . Rome. Obv; NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right. Rev; Salus seated left on throne, holding patera and resting arm at side; SALVS in ex. RIC 59; Calicó 443. Light surface deposits. 7.10g. G Fine
£1,400 London Coins : A159 : Lot 582 : Nero.  C, 65-66 AD.  Au Aureus. Rome.  Obv; NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right.  Rev; Salus s... London Coins : A159 : Lot 582 : Nero.  C, 65-66 AD.  Au Aureus. Rome.  Obv; NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right.  Rev; Salus s...

Auction 128
Ancient Coins (98 - 117 AD) rev REXPATHIESDATUSSC Trajan seated on high platform accompanied by officer, placing diadem on the King Parthamaspates' head who stands before him beside platform, Parthia Kneeling right in supplication before AD 116 RIC 667 RCV 3191 sharp Good VF with a pleasing brown patina minor flan crack hardly detracts, rare and choice
£1,400 London Coins : A128 : Lot 850 : Roman Sestertius Trajan (98 - 117 AD) rev REXPATHIESDATUSSC Trajan seated on high platform accompani... London Coins : A128 : Lot 850 : Roman Sestertius Trajan (98 - 117 AD) rev REXPATHIESDATUSSC Trajan seated on high platform accompani...

Auction 159
Ancient Coins A of 31 and 1 together with 4 low grade bronzes. Most identified there are examples from the Republic through to the 4th century. An across the board mixture of emperors and some good collectable grades. Fine to GVF. [36]
£1,300

Auction 157
Ancient Coins Antoninua Pius. Au . C, 139 AD. Rev; TR POT COS II; Pietas stdg r over altar. RIC 52b. 6.08g. G Fine
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1713 : Antoninua Pius.  Au aureus.  C, 139 AD.  Rev; TR POT COS II; Pietas stdg r over altar.  RIC 52b.  6.... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1713 : Antoninua Pius.  Au aureus.  C, 139 AD.  Rev; TR POT COS II; Pietas stdg r over altar.  RIC 52b.  6....

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Au . C, 64-65 AD. Rev; IVPPITER CVSTOS; Jupiter seated l., holding and thunderbolt. RIC 52. Gritty surface marks on bust. 7.14g. G Fine
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1800 : Nero.  Au aureus.  C, 64-65 AD.  Rev;  IVPPITER CVSTOS; Jupiter seated l., holding sceptre and thund... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1800 : Nero.  Au aureus.  C, 64-65 AD.  Rev;  IVPPITER CVSTOS; Jupiter seated l., holding sceptre and thund...

Auction 142
Ancient Coins Au. Corieltauvi. 'VEP CORF type'. C,12-15 AD. Obv; Crude wreath design. Rev; Disjointed horse left, VEP above, CORF below. VA 960-1. Large flan on rose . Good clear detail. Scarce. 5.31g. NEF.
£1,300 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1762 : Stater Au. Corieltauvi. 'VEP CORF type'. C,12-15 AD. Obv; Crude wreath design. Rev&#... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1762 : Stater Au. Corieltauvi. 'VEP CORF type'. C,12-15 AD. Obv; Crude wreath design. Rev&#...

Auction 101
Ancient Coins with an attribution paper, North Thames Type circa 40 BC the same piece as listed on Chris Rudd's list 30 as a "G
£1,200