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1608 Ancient Rome (7) Dupondius Lucius Verus (165AD) Obverse: Radiate head right L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, Reverse: Parthia sitting left, next to a trophy, TR POT V IMP III COS II S-C, Cohen 192, 11.32 grammes, About Fine with green patina, As Hadrian (121-122AD), Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, Reverse: Pax standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae P M TR P COS III S-C, RIC 616C, Cohen 1142, 12.71 grammes, VG with green patina, Quinarius Allectus (323AD) Colchester Mint, Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust left, holding spear over shoulder and spear in left arm, Reverse: Galley sailing right, Mintmark QC (this not visible) RIC 129, 2.40 grams, Near Fine/VG, Follis (4) Constantine I (309-310AD) Lyons. Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust right, IMP CONSTANTINVS P AVG, Reverse: Sol standing left, chlamys falling from left shoulder, holding globe and raising right hand. F-T across fields. Mintmark PLG, SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI, RIC VI Lyons 308, 2.95 grammes, Fine with pitted surfaces, Constantine II (322-323AD) Trier. Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust right CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, Reverse: large globe on an altar inscribed V dot O - TIS - XX in three lines, three stars above. Mintmark: PTR dot. RIC 381var. 2.05 grammes, Fine, Crispus, as Caesar (323AD) Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust left IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES, Reverse: large globe on an altar inscribed VO-TIS- XX in three lines, three stars above. Mintmark dot STR crescent. RIC Trier 394, 1.76 grammes, Good Fine/Fine, Constantine I (307-312AD) London. Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust right, IMP CONSTANTINVS PI IN AVG, Reverse: Sol standing left, chlamys falling from left shoulder, holding globe and raising right hand. Mintmark PLN. SOLI INVICTO COMITI T-F, RIC London 120, 4.17 grammes, Fine, and a further group (15) Follis to Ae4 unattributed in lower grades, some worn, some lacking sufficient detail for exact attribution £50 - £100
1609 Anglo-Saxon Sceat - Continental Issue (c.695-740) Obverse: Degenerate diademed bust, Reverse Annulet within square , S.790D, 0.81 grammes, Cross, line and curved symbols around, pleasing VF £20 - £40
1610 Anglo-Saxon Silver Sceat, Continental Series X, Obverse: Facing 'Wodan' head, cross to left and right, Reverse: Crested monster flying left, head to right, 0.88 grammes, S.797, North 116, GVF with a small amount of surface deposit, a well-struck and pleasing example £250 - £500
1611 Antoninianus (11) Valerian (5), Gallienus (4), Claudius (1), Salonina (1) and Trebonianus Gallus (1) Fine to VF all with good metal, and good portraits £100 - £150
1612 Antoninianus (19) Valerian (8), Gallienus (7), Claudius (3) and Salonina (1) Fine to VF all with good metal and good portraits and legends £140 - £300
1613 Byzantine Bronze Follis (6) Fair to Fine £25 - £35
1614 Byzantine Follis (11) a mix of types, Poor to VG £60 - £80
1615 Celtic Gold Stater Dobunni (Mid 1st Century BC to Mid 1st century AD.) EISV type, Obverse: Dobunnic Emblem, Reverse, EISV above triple-tailed horse to right, wheel below, 5.06 grammes, S.381, ABC 2078, V.1105, Fine £750 - £1,500
1616 Celtic Silver Unit Eppilus (c10BC to 10AD) Obverse: Head right, in pellet border, Reverse: Boar right EPPI above F COM below, 1.07 grammes, VA 416-01, S.105var, About Fine/Fine £30 - £70
1617 Gold Aureus Julius Caesar (c.46BC) issue of Aulus Hirtius, Obverse: Veiled head of Vesta right, C CAESAR COS.TER, Reverse: Lituus, jug and axe, A HIRTIVS PR, Crawford 466/1, Sydenham 1017, Cohen 2, Sear 1395, 8.06 grammes, in an NGC holder and graded Choice VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5 £1,500 - £3,000
1618 Kings of Parthia, Silver Drachm Mithridates I (171-138BC) Obverse: Bust left, no legend, Reverse: Archer seated left with bow, 4.05 grammes, BMC 3 Good Fine £15 - £35
1619 Roman (18) Antoninianus (13) Gallienus (245-255AD) Rome. Obv: Bust Right, Radiate and cuirassed, Reverse: Jupiter standing left with thunderbolt held horizontally and sceptre RIC 143, RSC 351 Near Fine/Good Fine, Gallienus (253-268AD) Reverse: Pax VG, Gallienus (253-268AD) Rev: Horse, Fair, Gallienus (253-268AD), Obv: Bust right radiate, draped and cuirassed, Reverse: Emperor standing raising right hand and holding globe in left hand RIC 550 Fine or better, Gallienus Sole Reign Obv: Radiate Head right, GALLIENVS AVG, Reverse: Antelope walking right DIANAE CONS AVG Mintmark XI RIC Rome 181aproaching Fine, Gallienus. Milan Sole Reign Obv: Radiate head right, Reverse Pietas standing left by altar, both hands raised and outspread PIETAS AVG, mintmark below unclear, possibly MP, RIC Milan 507 Victorinus (269-271AD) Trier 270/271AD, Obv: Bust right, radiate and cuirassed, Rev: Virtus standing right, holding spear and shield, RIC 78, Cohen 131, Sear 11185 Fine with some verdigris spots, Victorinus (269-271AD) RIC 118 Good Fine, Tetricus I (270-273AD) Reverse: Victory standing left RIC 56 Fine with green patination, Billon Antoninianus Postumus (267-268AD) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, Reverse: Salus, Komin hoard 767var. Good Fine with uneven green patina, Septimius Severus Reverse: Victory walking right VG or near so with much of the legend illegible, Tetricus I (270-273AD) struck 273/274AD Obv. Bust Right, radiate and cuirassed, Rev: Hilaritas standing left holding long branch and cornucopiae RIC 80 Good Fine/Fine, Tetricus I Obv: Bust right draped, laureate and cuirassed Reverse: Salus standing left holding patera and rudder, SALVS AVGG RIC 128var Good Fine, Ae3 (3) Magnentius Aquileia Obverse: Bust right, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed DN MAGNEN-TIVS AVG with A behind head, Reverse: Two Victories facing one another, between them a wreath inscribed VOT-V-MVLT-X VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, Mintmark Dot over Star in lower centre, AQP, RIC Aquileia 173, Fine/Good Fine, Constantine II as Caesar (324-325AD) Obv: Bust right laureate, draped and cuirassed CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, Rev: Campgate with six layers, two turrets and star above, Mintmark PLON RIC 296 About Fine/Fine, Constantius II Obv. Bust right, draped and cuirassed, Reverse: Soldier spearing fallen horseman FEL TEMP REPARATIO RIC Lyons 183 VG, Constantius II (330-333AD) Obv: Bust right, laureate, draped and cuirassed, Ae Follis Constantine Bust right, sectioned-diademed, draped and cuirassed, CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG Rev: two soldiers flanking two standards, mintmark dot SMH delta GLORIA EXERCITVS RIC Heraclea 116 Good Fine, Ae Follis Constantine I Rev: Sol Standing half left, looking left, mintmark unclear VG/Fine £70 - £120
1620 Roman (3 ) Ae4 City Commemorative Rome Mint. Obverse: Bust of Roma left wearing visored and crested helmet and ornamental mantle VRBS ROMA, Reverse Wolf and twins left, Mintmark R wreath Q, 2.39 grammes, RIC Rome 354 GVF with good metal, Sceat Eanred Styca coinage (c.810-830) S.860/862 Fair, Roman Provincial 'Widow's Mite' Tiberius and Pontius Pilate (26-36AD) Obverse: Lituus, Reverse: LIZ within wreath 2.34 grammes, VG on an irregular flan £50 - £70
1621 Roman Ae Dupondius Antonia Obverse draped bust right ANTONIA AVGVSTA, Reverse TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP S-C Claudius, togate, holding simpulum, Cohen 6 some porosity, approaching Fine with brown patina £75 - £110
1622 Roman Ae Sestertius Antoninus Pius Obverse: Laureate head right ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, Reverse: Annona standing right, holding cornucopiae and two grain-ears over modius, prow at right ANNONA AVG S-C, Cohen 34 Fine with green patina £65 - £120
1623 Roman Ae3 (2) Diocletian ? (284-305) Obverse: Bust right, Reverse: figure seated on chair, left, worn, no lettering visible, 14mm diameter, 1.43 grammes, Poor, Antoninus Pius ? (138-161) Obverse: Bust right, Reverse: standing figure, no legends visible, 16mm diameter, 1.67 grammes, Poor £20 - £40
1624 Roman Antoninianus Philip I (248AD) Obverse: Bust right, radiate, draped and cuirassed IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse: Stag walking left, V in exergue, SAECVLARES AVGG, RIC 20v, RSC 185, 2.97 grammes, VF with some small edge cracks £25 - £65
1625 Roman Antoninianus Philip I (c.244-245) Antioch? Obverse: Bust right, radiate, IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG P M, Reverse: Pax standing facing holding branch and sceptre, PAX FVN-DATA CVM PERSIS, 4.76 grammes, RIC 69, RSC 113, VF with some edge cracks £30 - £60
1626 Roman As or Dupondius Diva Mariniana, (257AD) Obverse: Veiled and draped bust right, DIVAE MARINIANAE, Reverse: A peacock with tail in splendour, CONSECRATIO, RIC 11, Sear 10076, 7.19 grammes, VG on an oval flan with pitted surfaces £15 - £30
1627 Roman Billon Antoninianus Victorinus (112) includes Pax, Salus, Providentia, Invictus and Pietas reverse types, VG to Good Fine £220 - £260
1628 Roman Britain (8) Antoninianus Carausius (2), Quinarius Allectus, Follis Constantine the Great, Follis Licinius, Ae3 Crispus (3) VG to Good Fine £80 - £100
1629 Roman bronzes (18) includes Sestertius (1), As/Dupondius (3) Ae3 and Ae4 (13), Fair to Fine, along with two additional low grade unattributed pieces £25 - £50
1630 Roman Bronzes Ae3 and Ae4 (9) Fair to VG, legends worn, and a Byzantine Follis Obverse: Facing bust nimbate, Reverse : IC-XI NI-KA, 9.35 grammes, VG/Near Fine £15 - £25
1631 Roman plated Denarius Vitellius (69AD) Obverse: Victory left, VICTORIA AVGVSTI Reverse: Clasped hands FYDES EXCITVVM RIC 11B, 1.8 grammes, Fine with some corrosion, on an irregularly shaped flan £35 - £80
1632 Roman Provincial - Macrinus and Diadumenian, (217-218AD) Five Asserion Marcianopolis mint, Lower Moesia Obverse facing busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian, Reverse: Aequitas standing holding patera and spear, E in right field, 26mm diameter, 13.07 grammes, VG some verdigris comes with ticket stating 'Ex-Credit Suisse Auct. 3 Lot 639', (held on 19-20 April 1985) £25 - £60
1633 Roman Provincial (2) Ae5 Gordian III and Tranquillina, Thrace, Odessus, (241-244AD) Assaria. Obverse: facing busts of Gordian III left and Tranquillina right, AYT K M ANT ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝOC AYΓ CEB TPANKYIΛ - ΛEINA, Reverse: Hygieia standing right feeding serpent held in arms from patera, E to left, OΔHCCEITΩN, 12.11 grammes, Fine, Ae5 Elagabalus and Julia Maesa, Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior, Assaria, Obverse: Elagabalus and Julia Maesa busts facing, Reverse: Bonus Eventus standing left holding patera and two grain ears, E in left field, 9.99 grammes Fine, Rare £40 - £80
1634 Roman Silvered Antoninianus Probus (276-282AD) Obverse: Bust right radiate and draped, IMP C M AVR PROBVS P P AVG, Reverse: Female standing, presenting Probus a wreath, B in field, XXI in exergue VF or better with almost full silvering £25 - £50

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