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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]

 

 



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

[$12 SOLD]

 

 

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 $10]

 

 

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

Hoover 225

[$14, reduced to $12]

 

 

 

Thrace, Dikaia
Small, 11 mm. 1.25 grams.  Diobol? 
Heracles head right but much corrosion
Rooster in incuse squarre. 
c. 500-480 BC.
A very early Greek silver.   [$15, reduced to $9]

 

 

Roman

 

Commodus as
25 mm. Corroded surfacces
FEL AVG TRP VI IMP IIII COS II PP

Felicitas standing 

[$15, reduced to $11, reduced to $7]

 

 

Two sestertii, second century  [$10, reduced to $8 SOLD + $5 shipping]
or, pick one at $6, but still $4.00 shipping.
Faustina II and Faustina I.

Large and heavy coins!

 

 
 

Tetrarchy (286 - 307 or so)
 

 

Licinius II, 317-324
bust left, holding mappa
Alexandria mint
[$15, reduced to $11 SOLD]

 

 

 

Licinius, 308-324
21-19 mm.
IOVI CONSERVATORI
[$10, reduced to $8]

 

 

 


Constantius I, quarter follis
Type only at Siscia
18 mm. 
CONSTANTIVS AVG
1.89 grams. 
[$12, reduced to $8]  Not quite so green as the photo. 

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

 

Constantine and later (307 - 364)

 

CONSTANTINOPOLIS
18 mm.

Struck 332-333 at Arelate
RIC Arles 369 "r3" but there is a second officina.
leafy branch in field left
ex Kern at the Summer ANA in 1998 at $17.
[$15, reduced to $9 SOLD]

 

 

 


Constantine II, 317-340
VOT X in wreath
CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Aquilia mint
Even brown. [$13, reduced to $9]

 

 

 

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

[$9, reduced to $6]

 

 

 

 


Constantine II, 317-340
20-19 mm.
Bust left holding Victory on globe.
Special obverse bust. 
[$15, reduced to $11]

 

  
 

Constans  337-350
small. 16 mm.

 

VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG NN
TRS   Trier
Excellent details!  [$12 SOLD]

 

 

Constans, 337-350
Small AE4. 16-15 mm.
GLORIA EXERCITVS
SMALB
Alexandria mint   [$5]

 

 

Constans, 337-350
GLORIA EXERCITVS


early Christian chi-rho on standard
[$4 SOLD]

 

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Constantius II, 337-361
16 mm.  (Small, but large for type)

Ragged flan with good detail.  [$7, reduced to $4 SOLD]

 

 

 
 

Jovian, 363-364
19 mm

 

Sirmium mint
[$15, reduced to $10]

 

 

 
 

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

 

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

 

 

 

Valentinian II
AE4. 13 mm.

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


 

 

 

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 $7]

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. 6:00. 1.40 grams.
   RIC Thessalonica 62a3 
camp gate [$15, reduced to $9 SOLD]

 

 

 

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 $6]  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 $8]

 

  

 


[$12] Arcadius.
VOT V in wreath
RIC Nicomedia 37c
[$17, reduced to $6]

 

 

 

 

Five late Roman AE
[$12, reduced to $9 SOLD]

 

 


5th Century

 

 
  


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 $9
] Constantine VII, 913-959.  overstrike. Overstruck letters clear on obverse. Sear Byz 1761. ex 7 Seas, Oct. 1980 [$25, reduced to $9]

 


 

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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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