Ancient World Vol. XIV

Auction 117 – November 02nd, 2022


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Lot 4001 - Greek Coins

AeolisMyrinaTetradracma160 BC. (Cy-2523 similar). (Pozzi2306). (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 monogramAg16,68 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✴Ag4,33 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 rareAlmost VF/VF.

Lot 4384 -Roman Imperatorial

Julius Caesar. P. Sepullius MacerDenarius44 BCRome. (Ffc-30). (Craw480/9). (Cal-1263). Anv.: CAESAR DICT. PERPETVO his laureate head right. Rev.: P. SEPVLLIVS. MACER, Venus standing left, holding Victory and sceptre resting on shieldAg3,55 g. Cleaned. Rare. Choice F.

Lot 4755 - Roman Imperial

NepotianMaiorina350 ADRome. (Spink-18912). (Ric202). (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 rightAe4,37 g. Very rare. Choice F.