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Recent: 2020, March 23:  Four late Roman coins at the top.

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Constantius II
FEL TEMP REPARATIO

SMNΔ
[$7]

 



Constantine, 307-337
SOLI INVICTO COMITI
PLG
Sol standing left
[$5 SOLD]

 



Diocletian, 284-305
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
HTE
Heraclea mint
Nice color. Pits on chin and neck.
[$9 SOLD]


Licinius, 308-324
IOVI CONSERVATORI
Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on globe
TS A
Thessalonica mint

[$8 SOLD]

 

 


Constantine
19 mm. 
VOT
XX
Siscia

[$7]


 




Constantine

IOVI CONSERVATORI
SIS
Siscia
[$8]


 



Constantine
19 mm.
VOT XX
Siscia

Nice portrait  [$10]

 
 

Theodora
AE4. 15 mm. Small.

[$6 SOLD]
 

Licinius II in consular robes left, holding mappa
globe in his left hand with scepter
18 mm.  AE3.
IOVI CONSERVATORI CAES
SMAL
cresent and B is fields
RIC Alexandria 25 "r2" page 707
for this exact variety.  Struck 317-320 [$14, reduced to $12]


 

 

Constantine
SOLI INVICTO COMITI
PARL (Arleate mint)

[$9]

 



 

Chronological order (approximately):

  

Greek  


Seleucid King
Antiochus VIII, ruled ancient Syria 121-97 BC
17 mm.
Radiate head right
Eagle standing left

[$12, reduced to $7]

 

 

 

Thessalian League (Confederacy)
Late second - early first century B.C.
19-17 mm.
Head of Apollo rt.
Athena standing right with spear and shield

Hoover 225

[$9, reduced to $7]

 

 

 

Thessalian League (Confederacy)
Late second - early first century B.C.
21 mm.
Head of Apollo rt.
Athena standing right with spear and shield

Hoover 225

[$13, reduced to $9]

 

 

Roman

 

 

 
 

Tetrarchy (286 - 307 or so)
 

 


Licinius II, 317-324
19-18 mm.
Helmeted bust left holding spear and shield.
[$10, reduced to $8 SOLD]

 

 

 

 

Constantine and later (307 - 364)

 

 


Constantine II, 317-340
VOT X in wreath
CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Aquilia mint
Even brown. [$13, reduced to $8]

 

 

 

CONSTANTINOPOLIS commemorative of 330-340
Her helmeted bust left
Victory on prow
TRP for Trier

[$9, reduced to $5]

 

 

 

 


Constantine II, 317-340
20-19 mm.
Bust left holding Victory on globe.
Special obverse bust. 
[$15, reduced to $10]

 

   

 Constans, 333-337-350
14 mm.
VOT XX MVLT XXX
SMKI  [$11, reduced to $9]

 

 

 

Constantius II
16-15 mm. [$5, reduced to $3]

 

 
 
 

 
Valentinian and Later (AD 364 -- 5th C.)

 


Valentinian II
VOT
XX
MVLT 
XXX
ANTA Antioch
Obverse much nicer than the photo  [$8, reduced to $6]

 

 

 

Valentinian II
AE4. 13 mm.

SMK Cyzicus mint
SALVS REIPVBLICAE Victory 
cross-rho in left field
[$8, reduced to $7]

 

 

 

Valentinian II
AE4. 13 mm.

SALVS REIPVBLICAE Victory 
cross-rho in left field
[$8, reduced to $6]

 

 

 


Valentinian II. An intentionally halved coin found in Spain.  The mintmark seems to be TCON for Arelate.  This piece is 27x13 mm, 6:00, and 1.84 grams.
Formerly an AE2 REPARATIO REIPVB, emperor raising kneeling female
It was halved to make smaller change.
Earthen cover. [$12, reduced to $6]

What do you do when you want to buy something not worth as much as your coin? Cut it in half!

 

 
 
 

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, reduced to $7]  It is not worth my while to try to take a better photo.

 

 



Valentinian II
12-11 mm. 1.05 grams
RIC Antioch 57b
mm: ANT
Δ (?)
     [$7, reduced to $4]

 

 

 


Theodosius I
15 mm. 0.88 grams
RIC Cyzicus 21cB
mm: SMKB (visible and on the flan which is often not the case)
Glossier surface than shows in the photo. Nice!  [$14
, reduced to $9]

 

  

 


5th Century

 [all sold]

 
  


Byzantine

  



S 1011
Constans II , 641-668.  21 mm. Standing with long beard (high on flan, see his eyes at 12:00?)/three figures.  Scarce. Sear 1011. [$13, reduced to $3]

 

 

 

17611761

[$14, reduced to $7
] Constantine VII, 913-959.  overstrike. Overstruck letters clear on obverse. Sear Byz 1761. ex 7 Seas, Oct. 1980 

 


 

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Left:  possibly Bulgarian imitative. cf. Hendy plate 25:1-5.  24-20 mm. Bold faces. [$4, reduced to $3]
Right:  unidentified cup-shaped. 26-23 mm. [$3 SOLD]

End of Byzantine

 

  

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