Ancient World Vol. XIV
Auction 117 – November 02nd, 2022
Lot 4001 - Greek Coins
Aeolis. Myrina. Tetradracma. 160 BC. (Cy-2523 similar). (Pozzi–2306). (Sng Cop-223). Anv.: ·Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev.: Apollo to the right with a patera and a laurel branch, at his feet amphora and omphalos; in the field monogram. . 16,68 g. Cleaned, otherwise a beautiful piece for this condition. Ex Arcipreste de Hita Collection. AU.
Lot 4767 - Byzantine Empire
¿Justinianus I o Justinus II?. 565-578 AD. Anv.: DN IVCTIN-ANYS PF AVG. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev.: VICTORIA AVGGG S. Central cross, below and on both sides two medallions with faces inside, decorated with two borders of pearls topped with a cross; in exergue OBT✴. . 4,33 g. We have not found references to this type, the art it presents is somewhat crude with small errors in its legends, which makes us think that it is a contemporary imitation or some private issue as an amulet. Somewhat porous metal and perforation at 12 o’clock. Very rare. Almost VF/VF.
Lot 4384 -Roman Imperatorial
Julius Caesar. P. Sepullius Macer. Denarius. 44 BC. Rome. (Ffc-30). (Craw–480/9). (Cal-1263). Anv.: CAESAR DICT. PERPETVO his laureate head right. Rev.: P. SEPVLLIVS. MACER, Venus standing left, holding Victory and sceptre resting on shield. . 3,55 g. Cleaned. Rare. Choice F.
Lot 4755 - Roman Imperial
Nepotian. Maiorina. 350 AD. Rome. (Spink-18912). (Ric–202). (C-3). Anv.: FL POP NEPOT – IANVS P F AVG. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right . Rev.: VRBS ROMA. Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and spear; shield to right. . 4,37 g. Very rare. Choice F.