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Added: 2018, March 23: Many sold coins removed. A few prices lowered.
March 14: Fourteen coins at the top.
March 4: at the top. (Note: Some coins on the "Valentinian and later" page are also in this price range.)
Feb. 2-4: eight at the top.
Jan. 25: seven at the top
Valentinian II. A halved coin found in Spain. The mintmark seems to be TCON for Arelate. This piece is 27x13 mm, 6:00, and 1.84 grams.
Presumably it was halved to make smaller change.
Earthen cover. [$12]
What do you do when you want to buy something not worth as much as your coin? Cut it in half!
14 mm. 1.67 grams
RIC IX Rome 51c "scarce"
VOT XV MVLT XX
Valentinian II, 375-392
VOT V in wreath
RIC Nicomedia 37c
[$17, reduced to $12]
Valentinian II, 375-392
13 mm. 12:00. 1.39 grams
RIC Aquileia 58a
mm: AQ[--] weak
cross-rho in field left
The coin is sharper and bettter than the photo. If you almost like the coin in the photo, you will like the coin.
[$15] It is not worth my while to try to take a better photo.
AE4. SALVS REIPVBLICAE
Victory left drags capitive.
388-403 [RIC] 386-403 [DO, p. 113]
13 mm. 6:00. 1.08 grams
RIC Constantinople 86b
mm: cross-rho in left field
CONSA excellent detail including full bold mintmark. Unusual for that.
[$16, reduced to $12 SOLD]
ex. London Coin Galleries (a Los Angeles firm!) 1990.
VOT XV MVLT XX
(vows dates for Gratian which are scarce for Valentinian II. Only one on vcoins as I write, at $45)
Rome mint [$12]
Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD
Roman Provincial coin from Nicaea, Bithynia (in modern Turkey)
AE 22. 12:00. 4.09 grams.
three standards [$19, reduced to $12]
[$29, reduced to $17, reduced to $15] anonymous quadrans with star. 19 mm. 169-158 BC.
Hercules head right, three dots.
Prow right, three dots below, star to right.
LEAD copy of a sestertius of
28-26 mm. 23.00 grams.
GEN ILLVRICI prototype
Genius of Illuricum standing
Sear 3.9403 prototype.
This one is puzzling. Why would someone make a fake in lead?
It is quite thick and the edges look filed, so it was cast. If you buy it, you can stew about it. [$29, reduced to $15]
15 mm. 0.88 grams
RIC Cyzicus 21cB
Glossier surface than shows in the photo. Nice! [$14]
12 mm. 12:00. 1.16 grams.
RIC Antioch 67b3
mm: cross in field left
ANTB [$8 SOLD]
12-11 mm. 1.05 grams
RIC Antioch 57b
mm: ANTΔ (?)
This coin is better on the obverse than the photo.
Licinius I, 308-324
24-22 mm. (Larger than an AE3)
MKVE Cyzicus mint
Head of the Senate
2nd-1st C. BC
16 mm. Thick
Apollo standing left
clear legend to the right of Apollo: ΣAPΔIANΩN
Sear Greek 4734
Antoninus Pius, 141-160
uncertain mint--you figure it out.
Uncertain. The envelope says
Roma bust right
Senate bust right
Resembles, but not the same as, Sear Greek Imperial 4910
Nice light earthen highlights
This can be identified, however, I didn't do it for
Massive Domitian (AD 81-96) sestertius, worn nearly flat. Could make a "pocket piece". 33 mm. 19.30 grams.
[$9, reduced to $7]
Licinius II, 317-324
IOVI CONSERVATORI CAESS
Jupiter, Victory on globe, small captive left
Galerius (293-305-311), radiate
The green is not nearly that green on the coin itself
CONCORDIA MILITVM from Alexandria
Crispus (317-326), son of Constantine
SMHB Heraclea mint
CONSTANTINOPOLIS commemorative of 330-340
Her helmeted bust left
Victory on prow
TRP for Trier
VOT XX FK
struck at Carthage
Vows for twenty years reign fulfilled, 303 AD
23-21 mm. Much irregular silvering
[$14, reduced to $12]
IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG
Many control marks!
A very nice coin! [$15]
Medieval Spain. 13 mm. Thin.
Old ticket says "1500's
Castille & Leon" I don't know thee coins, so I hope you do! [$5]
Constantine. 18 mm.
Campgate. [$8 SOLD]
VIRTVS AVGG NN
soldier standing. [$8, reduced to $6]
Claudius II, 268-270
Pair #1 of photos. $5, your choice.
top left sold, top second from left sold, bottom row, third from left sold
Pair #2 of photos: $5 your choice.
ALL SOLD except top row, third coin
Pair #3 of photos: Lower left, $14 SOLD. Upper right, $15. The rest, $8 to pick.
Botttom left SOLD.
Pair #4 of photos: $5 to pick.
Pair #5 of photos: Upper coin is a Claudius sestertius badly corroded and cleaned, $5.
Claudius sestertius [$5 SOLD]
Byzantine Justin (AD 518-527) $4
Large 31 mm.
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