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BOLLA COLLECTION 28.2.2008


ANONYMOUS ISSUES OF THE SECOND PUNIC WAR

Lot 1

8.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 26.000 CHF

Half-stater, 3,42 g.
Roma, circa 216 B.C.
Obverse: Janiform head of Dioscuri.
Reverse: ROMA; Two warriors, youth, spears, swords, sacrificial pig.
Reference: Crawford 28/2; Sydenham 70; BMC 77; Bahrfeldt 2.
Rarity: RRRR; Only 16 specimens known to Crawford.
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1964, 261.
Preservation: Reverse, a few light scratches and scrapes. Good very fine
OCTAVIANUS - IULIVS CAESAR

Lot 2

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 110.000 CHF

Aureus, 8,07 g.
Galia, 43 B.C.
Obverse: C. CAESAR. COS. PONT. AVG.; Bust of Octavianus.
Reverse: C. CAESC. CAESAR. DICT. PERP. PONT. MAX.; Bust of Julius Caesar.
Reference: BMC 74; Calico 52; Bahrfeldt 28; C 2; Crawford 490/2; Sydenham 1321.
Rarity: RRRRR; Only five specimens recorded by both Bahrfeldt and Crawford.
Provenance: Purchased privately from Frank Sternberg in 1962.
Preservation: One of the best known specimens. Very fine.
MARCUS ANTONIUS - OCTAVIANUS

Lot 3

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 38.000 CHF

Aureus, 8,02 g.
Ephesus?, 41 B.C.
Obverse: M. ANT. IMP. AVG. III. VIR. R. P. C. M. BARBAT. Q. P.; Bust of Marcus
Antonius.
Reverse: CAESAR IMP. PONT. III. VIR. R. P. C.; Bust of Octavianus.
Reference: BMC 98-99; Calico 109; C 7; Crawford 517/1a.; Sydenham 1180.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Frank Sternberg in 1962.
Preservation: Extremely fine

AUGUSTUS

Lot 4

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 40.000 CHF

Aureus, 8,17 g.
Roma, 18 B.C.
Obverse: CAESAR AVGVSTVS; Bust of Augustus.
Reverse: L . AQVILLIVS . FLORVS . III . VIR.; Flower.
Reference: Bahrfeldt 1721; BMC 45; BN 110; Calico 125; C 363; RIC 308.
Rarity: RRRR; Only three specimens recorded by Bahrfeldt.
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1962.
Preservation: Extremely fine
AUGUSTUS

Lot 5

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 28.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,84 g.
Lugdunum, 14 - 12 B.C.
Obverse: DIVI . F. AVGVSTVS; Bust of Augustus.
Reverse: IMP . X.; Augustus, two soldiers, two branches, stool, platform.
Reference: BMC 443; BN-; Calico 210; C 132; RIC 164 a.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Magnaguti 400; Ex Mazzini I, XV, 132.
Preservation: Extremely fine
AUGUSTUS

Lot 6

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 28.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,86 g.
Lugdunum, 14 - 12 B.C.
Obverse: DIVI . F. AVGVSTV S; Bust of Augustus.
Reverse: IMP . X; Bull.
Reference: BMC 450; BN 1372; Calico 212; C 136; RIC 166 a.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1961.
Preservation: Extremely fine

TIBERIUS

Lot 7

2.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 4.800 CHF

Aureus, 7,66 g.
Lugdunum, A.D.
Obverse: TI. CAESAR DIVI AVG. AVGVSTVS; Bust of Tiberius.
Reverse: PONTIF. MAXIM.; Pax-Livia, vertical sceptre, branch.
Reference: BMC 46; Calico 305; C 15; RIC 29.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in 1956.
Preservation: About extremely fine.
TIBERIUS

Lot 8

2.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 4.200 CHF

Aureus, 7,68 g.
Lugdunum, A.D.
Obverse: TI. CAESAR DIVI AVG. AVGVSTVS; Bust of Tiberius.
Reverse: PONTIF. MAXIM.; Pax-Livia, vertical sceptre, branch.
Reference: Calico 305; C 15; RIC 29.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately in the 60's.
Preservation: Good very fine.
ANTONIA

Lot 9

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 19.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,74 g.
Roma, 41 - 45 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONIA AVGVSTA; Bust of Antonia.
Reverse: CONSTANTIAE AVGVSTI; Antonia, long torch, cornucopia.
Reference: BMC 109; BN 9; Calico 318; C 1; RIC 65.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1964, 277.
Preservation: Extremely rare in superb condition. About extremely fine.

ANTONIA

Lot 10

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 21.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,78 g.
Roma, 41 - 45 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONIA AVGVSTA; Bust of Antonia.
Reverse: SACERDOS DIVI AVGVSTI; Two long torches linked by ribbon.
Reference: BMC 112; BN 15; Calico 319; C 4; RIC 67.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1967.
Preservation: Extremely rare in superb condition. Extremely fine.
CALIGULA

Lot 11

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 145.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,75 g.
Roma & Lugdunum, 40 A.D.
Obverse: C. CAESAR AVG. PON. M. TRP. POT. III. COS. III; Bust of Caligula.
Reverse: S. P. Q. R. P. P. OB. C. S.; Oak wreath.
Reference: BMC 29; BN 37; Calico 329; C 20; RIC 27.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately in the 70's.
Preservation: Extremely fine.
CALIGULA - AUGUSTUS

Lot 12

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 32.000 CHF

Aureus, 6,75 g.
Lugdunum, 37 - 38 A.D.
Obverse: C. CAESAR AVG. GERM. P. M. TR. POT. COS.; Bust of Caligula.
Reverse: Bust of Augustus, two stars .
Reference: BMC 1; BN 1; Calico 336; C 10; RIC 1.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1958.
Preservation: Extremely fine.

CLAUDIUS I

Lot 13

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 35.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,82 g.
Roma & Lugdunum, 44 - 45 A.D.
Obverse: TI. CLAUD. CAEAR AVG. P. M. TR. P. IIII.; Bust of Claudius.
Reverse: PRAETOR RECEPT.; Claudius, praetor, aquila.
Reference: BMC 28; BN 46; Calico 376; C -; RIC 29.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in 1956.
Preservation: Extremely fine
CLAUDIUS I - AGRIPPINA II

Lot 14

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,59 g.
Roma, 50 - 54 A.D.
Obverse: TI. CLAVD. CAESAR AVG. GERM. P. M. TRIB. POT. P. P.; Bust of Claudius.
Reverse: AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTA; Bust of Agrippina junior.
Reference: BMC 72; BN 76; Calico 396; C 3; RIC 80.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately in the 60's.
Preservation: Very fine
AGRIPPINA II - NERO

Lot 15

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 40.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,64 g.
Roma, 55 A.D.
Obverse: NERO CLAVD. DIVI. F. CAES. AVG. GERM. IMP. TR. P. COS.; Busts of Nero and
Agrippina II.
Reverse: AGRIPP. AVG. DIVI. CLAVD. NERONIS CAES. MATER. / EX. S. C.; Elephant
quadriga, Augustus, Claudius.
Reference: BMC 7; BN 10; Calico 397; C 3; RIC 6.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini I, XLIII, 3.
Preservation: Extremely fine

AGRIPPINA II - NERO

Lot 16

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 20.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,55 g .
Roma, 54 A.D.
Obverse: AGRIPP. AVG. DIVI. CLAVD. NERONIS CAES. MATER; Busts of Nero and
Agrippina II.
Reverse: NERONI CLAVD. DIVI. F. CAES. AVG. GERM. IMP. TR. P. / EX. SC.; Oak wreath.
Reference: BMC 2; BN -; Calico 400; C -; RIC 3.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1962.
Preservation: About extremely fine
NERO

Lot 17

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 13.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,70 g.
Lugdunum, 62 - 63 A.D.
Obverse: NERO. CAESAR. AVG. IMP.; Bust of Nero.
Reverse: PONTIF. MAX. TR. P. VIIII. COS. IIII. P. P. / EX. SC.; Virtus, helmet, lance,
parazonium, shield.
Reference: BMC 40; Calico 429; C 219; RIC 36.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in 1956.
Preservation: About extremely fine
NERO

Lot 18

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: Withdrawn

Aureus, 7,42 g.
Roma, 64-68 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS ; Bust of Nero.
Reverse: VESTA ; Temple, Vesta.
Reference: BMC 40; Calico 429; C 219; RIC 36.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini I, LV, 334.
Preservation: Extremely fine

GALBA

Lot 19

4.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 20.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,33 g.
Roma, 68 - 69 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. SER. GALBA. AVG.; Bust of Galba.
Reverse: S. P. Q. R. OB. CS.; Oak wreath.
Reference: BMC 29; BN 74; Calico 509; C 286; RIC 164.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini I, LXII, 286.
Preservation: Very fine
OTHO

Lot 20

80.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 440.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,31 g.
Roma, 69 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. M. OTHO CAESAR AVG. TR. P.; Bust of Otho.
Reverse: PAX ORBIS TERRARVM; Pax, caduceus, olive branch.
Reference: BMC 2; BN 2; Calico 524; C 2; RIC 3.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Bosco Reale hoard 1895; Ex Monnaies et Mdailles 1960, 23.
Preservation: FDC
VITELLIUS

Lot 21

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 34.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,35 g.
Roma, 69 A.D.
Obverse: A. VITELLIVS GERMAN. IMP. TR. P.; Bust of Vitellius.
Reverse: S.P.Q.R. OB. C. S.; Oak wreath.
Reference: BMC 14; BN 42; Calico 574; C 85; RIC 82.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Good very fine

VESPASIANUS

Lot 22

4.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 9.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,19 g.
Roma, 75 - 79 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG.; Bust of Vespasianus.
Reverse: FORTVNA AVGVST.; Fortuna, cornucopia, rudder, pedestal.
Reference: BMC 275; BN 246; Calico 631; C 172; RIC 123.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Some marks. Extremely fine
VESPASIANUS - TITUS

Lot 23

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 24.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,70 g.
Antiochia ad Orontes?, 70? A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAESAR. VESPASIANVS AVG.; Bust of Vespasianus.
Reverse: IMP. T. FLAVIVS. CAESAR. AVG. F. ; Bust of Titus.
Reference: BMC -; BN -; Calico 714; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in the 80's.
Preservation: Extremely fine
TITUS

Lot 24

7.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 24.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,22 g.
Roma, 75 A.D.
Obverse: T. CAESAR IMP. VESPASIAN.; Bust of Titus.
Reverse: PONTIF. TR. P. COS. IIII.; Victory, wreath, palm, cista mystica, two snakes.
Reference: BMC 173; BN 151; Calico 750; C 163; RIC 184.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Ex Mazzini I, LXXXI, 163
Preservation: Extremely fine

TITUS, (TRAIANUS)

Lot 25

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 28.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,17 g.
Roma, 107? A.D.
Obverse: DIVVS TITVS; Bust of Titus.
Reverse: IMP. CAES. TRAIAN. AVG. GER. DAC. P. P. REST.; Throne, thunderbolt.
Reference: BMC 705; Calico 802; C 403; RIC 833.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1956, 376.
Preservation: Good very fine
DOMITIANUS

Lot 26

8.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 25.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,54 g.
Roma, 86 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. DOMIT. AVG. GERM. P. M. TR. P.V.; Bust of Domitianus.
Reverse: IMP. XII. COS. XII. CENS. P. P. P.; Germania, shield, broken spear.
Reference: BMC 94; BN -; Calico 877; C 206; RIC 83.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1956, 378 (but wrong bibliography).
Preservation: Extremely fine
DOMITIANUS

Lot 27

6.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 19.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,29 g.
Roma, 76 A .D.
Obverse: CAESAR AVG. F. DOMITIANVS; Bust of Domitianus.
Reverse: COS IIII; Cornucopia, flowers, ear of wheat.
Reference: BMC 196-197; BN -; Calico 817; C 46; RIC 237.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1961.
Preservation: Extremely fine

DOMITIANUS

Lot 28

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 18.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,49 g.
Roma, 77 - 78 A .D.
Obverse: CAESAR AVG. F. DOMITIANVS; Bust of Domitianus.
Reverse: COS. V; Lupa romana, Romulus , Remus, boat.
Reference: BMC 237-239; BN -; Calico 820: C 50; RIC 241.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1957, 353
Preservation: Extremely fine
DOMITIANUS - DOMITIA

Lot 29

8.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 14.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,71 g.
Roma, 82 - 83 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. DOMITIANVS AVG. P. M.; Bust of Domitianus.
Reverse: DOMITIA AVGVSTA IMP. DOMIT.; Bust of Domitia.
Reference: BMC 58; BN 58; Calico 943; C 3; RIC 210.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in 1956.
Preservation: Reverse, a scratch. Very fine
DOMITIA

Lot 30

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 16.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,74 g.
Roma, 82 - 83 A.D.
Obverse: DOMITIA AVGVSTA IMP. DOMIT.; Bust of Domitia.
Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGVST.; Peacock.
Reference: BMC 60; BN 63; Calico 944; C 1 var.; RIC 212.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Santamaria 1959, 120.
Preservation: Very fine

TRAIANUS

Lot 31

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 15.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,38 g.
Roma, 103 - 111 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. TRAIANO AVG. GER. DAC. P. M. TR. P.; Bust of Traianus.
Reverse: COS. V. P. P. S. P. Q. R. OPTIMO PRINC.; Libertas, sceptre, pileus.
Reference: BMC 312-314: Calico1001; C 70; RIC 123.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1957, 354
Preservation: Reverse, some marks. Extremely fine
TRAIANUS

Lot 32

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 85.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,18 g.
Roma, 114 - 117 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. NER. TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG. GER. DAC.; Bust of Traianus.
Reverse: REX PARTHVS; Traianus, praefect, platform, King Pathamasiris, five
soldiers, commander, 3 standards.
Reference: BMC -; Calico 1084; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Reverse, edge mark. FDC
TRAIANUS - PLOTINA

Lot 33

50.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 130.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,28 g.
Roma, 117 - 118 A.D.
Obverse: DIVO TRAIANO PARTI. AVG.; Bust of Traianus.
Reverse: PLOTINA AVG.; Bust of Plotina.
Reference: BMC 51; Calico1142; C 2; RIC 30.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Ex Vautier et Collignon, Naville Ars Classica 1922, 677.
Preservation: Good extremely fine

PLOTINA

Lot 34

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 15.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,08 g.
Roma, 112 - 115 A.D.
Obverse: PLOTINA AVG. IMP. TRAIANI.; Bust of Plotina.
Reverse: CAES. AVG. GERMA. DAC. COS. VI. P. P.; Vesta, palladium, sceptre.
Reference: BMC 525; Calico 1146; C 2; RIC 730.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Mazzini II, XIX, 2.
Preservation: Obverse, some marks. Very fine
MATIDIA

Lot 35

25.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 50.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,17 g.
115 - 119?, A.D.
Obverse: MATIDIA AVG. DIVAE MARCIANAE F.; Bust of Matidia.
Reverse: PIETAS AVGVST.; Pietas (Marciana?), Matidia, Sabina.
Reference: BMC 659; Calico1157; C 9; RIC 759.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex J. Evans 1909, 100; Ex De Sartiges 156; Ex
Ars Classica XVIII, 201; Ex Mazzini II, XXI, 9. Ex ESR 1961, 154.
Preservation: Good extremely fine
HADRIANUS

Lot 36

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 32.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,36 g.
Roma, 134 - 138 A.D.
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG. COS. IIII.; Bust of Hadrianus.
Reverse: VICTORIA AVG.; Victoria, palm, wreath.
Reference: BMC 764; Calico1393 (same dies); C -; RIC 283e.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately in 1958.
Preservation: FDC

HADRIANUS - TRAIANUS, PLOTINA

Lot 37

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 22.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,09 g.
Roma, 134 - 138 A.D.
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG. COS. IIII. P. P.; Bust of Hadrianus.
Reverse: DIVIS PARENTIBVS.; Busts of Traianus and Plotina.
Reference: BMC 603; Calico 1417; C 2; RIC 232b.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1959.
Preservation: Very fine
SABINA

Lot 38

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 12.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,11 g.
Roma, 128 - 136 A.D.
Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA; Bust of Sabina.
Reverse: VESTA; Vesta, palladium, sceptre.
Reference: BMC 954; Calico 1437; C -; RIC 397 b.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Imhoof; Ex Hoskier; Ex Vierordt; Ex Laughlin; Ex Mazzini II, LVII,
79.
Preservation: Good very fine
AELIUS

Lot 39

30.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 95.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,41 g.
Roma, 137 A.D.
Obverse: L. AELIVS CAESAR; Bust of Aelius.
Reverse: PIETAS. TR. POT. COS. II.; Pietas, box, altar.
Reference: BMC - (989 note); Calico 1447; C 35; RIC 439 b.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

ANTONINUS PIUS

Lot 40

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 16.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,26 g.
Roma, 161 - 180? A.D.
Obverse: DIVVS ANTONINVS; Bust of Antoninus Pius.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO; Pyre, quadriga, garlands, statues.
Reference: BMC 55; Calico 1491; C 163; RIC 435.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1960.
Preservation: FDC
ANTONINUS PIUS

Lot 41

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 15.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,29 g.
Roma, 148 - 149 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG. PIVS P. P. TR. P. XII.; Bust of Antoninvs Pius.
Reverse: COS. IIII.; Aequitas, cornucopia, scales.
Reference: BMC 651; Calico 1505; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in the 60's.
Preservation: FDC
FAUSTINA I

Lot 42

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 40.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,20 g.
Roma, 141 - 161 A.D.
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA; Bust of Faustina.
Reverse: AETERNITAS; Temple, Faustina.
Reference: BMC 383; Calico 1755; C 64; RIC 354.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini II, LXXXVI, 64
Preservation: FDC

FAUSTINA I

Lot 43

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,04 g.
Roma, 141 - 161 A.D.
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA; Bust of Faustina.
Reverse: AVGVSTA; Ceres, sceptre, torch.
Reference: BMC 395; Calico 1763 a ; C 95; RIC 356 a .
Rarity: R
Provenance: Mnzen und Medaillen 1956, List 162, 13
Preservation: FDC
FAUSTINA I

Lot 44

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.500 CHF

Aureus, 7,29 g.
Roma, 141 - 161 A.D.
Obverse: DIVA AVG. FAVSTINA; Bust of Faustina.
Reverse: PIETAS AVG.; Pietas, altar, box.
Reference: BMC334; Calico 1794; C 232; RIC 394 a .
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
MARCUS AURELIUS

Lot 45

2.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,26 g.
Roma, 161 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. M. AVREL. ANTONINVS AVG.; Bust of Marcus Aurelius.
Reverse: CONCORDIAE AVGVSTOR. TR. P.XV.-COS. III.; M. Aurelius and L. Verus.
Reference: BMC -; Calico 1821; C -; RIC 10.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Good very fine

MARCUS AURELIUS

Lot 46

2.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.500 CHF

Aureus, 7,17 g.
Roma, 157 - 158 A.D.
Obverse: AVRELIVS CAES. ANTON. AVG. P. II. F.; Bust of Marcus Aurelius.
Reverse: TR. POT. XII. COS. II.; Apollo, lyre, patera.
Reference: BMC 917; Calico 1960; C -; RIC 474 a .
Rarity: R
Provenance: Ex Ars Classica XVI, 1933, n. 1834; Ex Hess 1955, 109.
Preservation: Very fine
FAUSTINA II

Lot 47

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.500 CHF

Aureus, 7,26 g.
Roma, 138 - 161 A.D.
Obverse: FAVSTINA AVG. P. II. AVG. FIL.; Bust of Faustina junior.
Reverse: CONCORDIA; Dove.
Reference: BMC -; Calico 2044 a ; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Exremely fine
FAUSTINA II

Lot 48

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 20.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,30 g.
Roma, 138 - 161 A.D.
Obverse: FAVSTINA AVG. P. II. AVG. FIL.; Bust of Faustina junior.
Reverse: IVNONI LVCINAE; Juno, vertical sceptre, patera.
Reference: BMC 1045; Calico 2061; C -; RIC 505 b.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately in 1960.
Preservation: FDC

LUCIUS VERUS

Lot 49

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 11.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,36 g.
Roma, 165 A.D.
Obverse: L. VERVS AVG. ARM. PARTH. MAX.; Bust of Lucius Verus.
Reverse: TR.P. V. IMP. III. COS. II.; L. Verus, javelin, horse, foeman.
Reference: BMC 390; Calico 2185; C -; RIC 545.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Schulman 1956, catalogue 226, 2083.
Preservation: Extremely fine
LUCIUS VERUS

Lot 50

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 8.500 CHF

Aureus, 7,27 g.
Roma, 166 - 167 A.D.
Obverse: L. VERVS AVG. ARM. PARTH. MAX.; Bust of Lucius Verus.
Reverse: TRP. VII. IMP. IIII. COS. III.; Victoria, wreath, palm.
Reference: BMC 449; Calico 2196; C 293; RIC 572.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Extremely fine
LUCILLA

Lot 51

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 23.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,28 g.
Roma, 164 - 169 A.D.
Obverse: LVCILLA AVGVSTA; Bust of Lucilla.
Reverse: CONCORDIA; Concordia, Spes statue, patera, cornucopia.
Reference: BMC 332 var.; Calic 2210 var.; C 4 var.; RIC 755 var.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Glendining & Co, 1957, catalogue 2, 401.
Preservation: FDC

COMMODUS

Lot 52

4.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,24 g.
Roma, 175 - 176 A.D.
Obverse: COMMODO CAESAR AVG. FIL. GERM. SARM.; Bust of Commodus.
Reverse: DE GERMANIS; Trophy, two captives.
Reference: BMC - (Note 642); Calico 2229; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Hess-Leu 1957, 384
Preservation: Reverse, some marks and scratches. Very fine
COMMODUS

Lot 53

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 19.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,12 g.
Roma, 192 A.D.
Obverse: L. AEL. AVREL. COMM. AVG. P. FEL.; Bust of Commodus.
Reverse: LIB. AVG. VIII. P. M. TR. P. XVII. COS. VII. P. P.; Liberalitas, abacus,
cornucopia.
Reference: BMC 311; Calico 2280; C 324 var.; RIC 339 a.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu (ESR) 1961, 231.
Preservation: FDC
COMMODUS

Lot 54

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 22.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,26 g.
Roma, 186 - 187 A.D.
Obverse: M. COMM. ANT. P. FEL. AVG. BRIT.; Bust of Commodus.
Reverse: P. M. TR. P. XIII. IMP. VIII. COS. V. P. P. - FOR. RED.; Fortuna,
cornucopia, rudder.
Reference: BMC -; Calico 2251; C -; RIC -.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

CRISPINA

Lot 55

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 28.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,36 g.
Roma, 180- 183 A.D.
Obverse: CRISPINA AVGVSTA; Bust of Crispina.
Reverse: VENVS FELIX.; Venus, Victory, sceptre, dove.
Reference: BMC 48; Calico 2377; C 39; RIC 287.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
PERTINAX

Lot 56

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 14.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,11 g.
Roma, 193 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAES. P. HELV. PERTIN. AVG.; Bust of Pertinax.
Reverse: VOT. DECEN. TR. P. COS. II.; Pertinax, patera, tripod-altar, roll.
Reference: BMC 22; Calico 2391; C 55; RIC 13a.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Very fine
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS

Lot 57

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 7.500 CHF

Aureus, 7,03 g.
Laodicea ad Mare, 198 - 202 A.D.
Obverse: L. SEPT. SEV. AVG. IMP. XI. PART. MAX.; Bust of Septimius Severus.
Reverse: CONCORDIAE MILITVM.; Concordia, two standards.
Reference: BMC 653; Calico 2439; C 77; RIC 502 a.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Jameson 163; Ex Hess 1955, 128.
Preservation: Very fine

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS

Lot 58

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 80.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,34 g.
Roma, 211 A.D.
Obverse: DIVO SEVERO PIO; Bust of Septimius Severus.
Reverse: CONSECRATIO; Eagle, thunderbolt.
Reference: BMC 19; Calico 2440; C 81; RIC 191a.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1978.
Preservation: FDC
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS

Lot 59

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 9.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,20 g.
Roma, 200 - 201 A.D.
Obverse: SEVERVS AVG. PART. MAX.; Bust of Septimius Severus.
Reverse: RESTITVTOR VRBIS; S. Severus, patera, tripod-altar, spear.
Reference: BMC 200; Calico 2527; C 598 var.; RIC 201.
Rarity:
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: About extremely fine
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS - IULIA DOMNA

Lot 60

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 50.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,38 g.
Roma, 200 - 201 A.D.
Obverse: SEVERVS AVG. PART. MAX.; Bust of Septimius Severus.
Reverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA; Bust of Julia Domna.
Reference: BMC 191-192 var; Calico 2587; C 1 var.; RIC 161 b.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1965, 398.
Preservation: FDC

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS - CARACALLA, IULIA DOMNA, GETA

Lot 61

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 13.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,18 g.
Roma, 201 A.D.
Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG. P. M. TR. P. VIIII.; Bust of Septimius Severus.
Reverse: FELICITAS SAECVLI ; Busts of Caracalla, Julia Domna and Geta.
Reference: BMC 255; Calico 2589; C 1; RIC 175.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Cahn in the 60's.
Preservation: Very fine
IULIA DOMNA

Lot 62

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 16.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,23 g.
Roma, 193 - 196 A.D.
Obverse: IVLIA DOMNA AVG.; Bust of Julia Domna.
Reverse: VENERI VICTR.; Venus, globe, palm column.
Reference: BMC 47; Calico 2641; C 193; RIC 536;
Rarity: R
Provenance: Ex Mazzini III, XXIII, 193
Preservation: FDC
IULIA DOMNA - CARACALLA, GETA

Lot 63

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 115.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,20 g.
Roma, 196 - 211 A.D.
Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA; Bust of Julia Domna.
Reverse: AETERNIT. IMPERI.; Busts of Caracalla and Geta.
Reference: BMC 3; Calico 2653; C 1; RIC 540.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

CARACALLA

Lot 64

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 36.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,24 g.
Roma, 206 - 110 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG.; Bust of Caracalla.
Reverse: LIBERALITAS AVGG. VI ; Caracalla, S. Severus, Geta, Liberalitas, citizen.
Reference: BMC -; Calico2689; C 127; RIC 159.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini III, XXVI, 127
Preservation: FDC
CARACALLA

Lot 65

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 11.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,31 g.
Roma, 201 - 206 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG.; Bust of Caracalla.
Reverse: VICT. PART. MAX.; Victoria , wreath, palm.
Reference: BMC 295; Calico2843; C 660; RIC 144a.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Leu in 1958.
Preservation: Good extremely fine
CARACALLA - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, IULIA DOMNA

Lot 66

25.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 60.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,18 g.
Roma, 201 A.D.
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG. PONT PR. IIII ; Bust of Caracalla.
Reverse: CONCORDIAE AETERNAE; Busts of S. Severus and J. Domna.
Reference: BMC 260; Calico2849; C 1; RIC 52.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini III, XXVIII, 1.
Preservation: FDC

PLAUTILLA

Lot 67

25.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 80.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,33 g.
Roma, 202 - 205 A.D.
Obverse: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA; Bust of Plautilla.
Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGG.; Concordia, doube cornucopia, patera.
Reference: BMC 416; Calico 2867; C 4; RIC 364.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
PLAUTILLA

Lot 68

25.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 60.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,26 g.
Roma, 202 - 205 A.D.
Obverse: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA; Bust of Plautilla.
Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGG.; Concordia, doube cornucopia, patera.
Reference: BMC 417; Calico 2867; C 4; RIC 364.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
GETA

Lot 69

12.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 32.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,30 g.
Roma, 203 - 208 A.D.
Obverse: GETA CAES. PONT.COS.; Bust of Geta.
Reverse: PRINC. IVVENT / COS.; S. Severus, Caracalla, Geta, horses.
Reference: BMC 440; Calico 2911; C 161; RIC 37a.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Ex Jameson 196; Ex Mazzini III, XLII, 161.
Preservation: FDC

GETA

Lot 70

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 30.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,22 g.
Roma, 200 A.D.
Obverse: P. SEPT. GETA CAES. PONT.; Bust of Geta.
Reverse: SEVERI. INVICTI. AVG. P. II. FIL.; Bust of Caracalla.
Reference: BMC 244; Calico 2930; C 1; RIC 21 var.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Ex Mnzen & Medailen 1952, 626
Preservation: FDC
MACRINUS

Lot 71

30.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 44.000 CHF

Aureus, 7,36 g.
Antiochia, 217 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. OPEL. SEV. MACRINVS AVG.; Bust of Macrinus.
Reverse: P. M. TR. P. II. COS. P. P.; Abudantia, cornucopia, two ears of grain, modius.
Reference: BMC-; Calico 2948; C 46; RIC 25.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Hess-Leu 1960, 368.
Preservation: FDC
ELAGABALUS

Lot 72

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 38.000 CHF

Aureus, 6,70 g.
Roma, 220 - 222 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG.; Bust of Elagabalus.
Reverse: CONSERVATOR AVG.; Triumphal quadriga, stone from Emesa, imperial
eagle, star.
Reference: BMC198; Calico 2987; C 16; RIC 61 c.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Caruso 464; Ex Mazzini III, XLIX, 16 (6,67 gr.)
Preservation: FDC

SEVERUS ALEXANDER

Lot 73

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 14.000 CHF

Aureus, 6,49 g.
Roma, 222 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. AVR. SEV. ALEXAND. AVG.; Bust of Severus Alexander.
Reverse: P. M. TR. P. COS. P. P.; A. Severus in triumphal quadriga, sceptre, olive
branch.
Reference: BMC 11; Calico 3087; C 225; RIC 16.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Extremely fine
GORDIANUS III, (PIVS)

Lot 74

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 6.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,22 g.
Roma, 241 - 243 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. GORDIANVS PIVS FEL. AVG.; Bust of Gordianus III.
Reverse: LAETITIA AVG. N.; Laetitia, wreath, anchor.
Reference: Calico 3202; C 119 var.; RIC 101.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto.
Preservation: Extremely fine
GORDIANUS III, (PIVS)

Lot 75

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 7.500 CHF

Aureus, 4,86 g.
Roma, 241 - 243 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. GORDIANVS PIVS FEL. AVG.; Bust of Gordianus III.
Reverse: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI; Hercules, club, lion's skin, stone.
Reference: Calico 3242; C 401; RIC 108.
Rarity:Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

PHILIPPUS I

Lot 76

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 18.500 CHF

Aureus, 4,42 g.
Roma, 244 - 247 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. M. IVL. PHILIPPVS AVG.; Bust of Philippus I.
Reverse: LIBERALITAS AVGG. II.; Liberalitas, abacus, double cornucopia.
Reference: Calico 3252; C 86 var.; RIC 38.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Extremely fine
TRAIANUS DECIUS

Lot 77

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,17 g.
Roma, 249 - 251 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. Q. TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG.; Bust of Traianus Decius.
Reverse: VBERITAS AVG.; Uberitas, purse, cornucopia.
Reference: Calico 3299; C 4 var.; RIC 28.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately 1977
Preservation: Extremely fine
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA

Lot 78

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 10.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,85 g.
Roma, 249 - 253? A.D.
Obverse: HER. ETRUSCILLA AVG.; Bust of Herennia Etruscilla.
Reverse: PVDICITIA AVG.; Pudicitia, sceptre.
Reference: Calico 3308; C 18 var.; RIC 59.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1977
Preservation: FDC

TREBONIANUS GALLUS

Lot 79

4.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 13.000 CHF

Binio, 5,63 g.
Roma, 251 - 253 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. CAE. C. VIB. TREB. GALLVS AVG.; Bust of Trebonianus Gallus.
Reverse: SALVS AVGG.; Salus, snake, patera.
Reference: Calico 3346 var.; C 113 var.; RIC 13 var.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1978.
Preservation: Reverse, a few light scratches. Extremely fine
SALONINA

Lot 80

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 24.000 CHF

Aureus, 2,16 g.
Lugdunun, 257 - 258 A.D.
Obverse: SALONINA AVG.; Bust of Salonina.
Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX.; Venus, palm, globe, column.
Reference: Calico 3683 (this coin); C 133; RIC 4 (var.)
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Ex Jameson, 261; Ex du Chastel; Ex "An Astronomer"
(Mc Clean) 106.
Preservation: FDC
POSTUMUS

Lot 81

60.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 95.000 CHF

Heavy Aureus, 5,42 g.


Colonia Agrippinensis, 260 - 269 A.D.
Obverse: POSTVMVS PIVS FELIX AVG.; Busts of Postumus and Hercules.
Reverse: CLARITAS AVG.; Busts of Sol and Luna.
Reference: Calico 3712; C 12; RIC 260.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Ex Mazzini IV, XXXIII, 12; Ex Hess-Leu (ESR) 1961, 359;
Hirmer pl. 113, 511 (this coin)
Preservation: FDC

POSTUMUS

Lot 82

40.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 46.000 CHF

Heavy Aureus, 6,07 g.


Lugdunum, 260 - 269 A.D.
Obverse: POSTVMVS PIVS AVG.; Bust of Postumus.
Reverse: QVINQVENNALIS POSTVMI AVG. / X.; Victoria , shild, rock.
Reference: Calico 3773; C 308; RIC 34.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Ex Monnaies et Medailles 1960, 79.
Preservation: FDC
AURELIANUS

Lot 83

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 32.000 CHF

Binio, 6,79 g.
Siscia ?, 270 - 275 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. L. DOM. AVRELIANVS AVG.; Bust of Aurelianus.
Reverse: CONCORDIA AVG.; Concordia, double cornucopia, patera, stool.
Reference: BMC -; Calico- (3982); C-; RIC (164)
Rarity: Unique?
Provenance: Ex Fassio.
Preservation: Good extremely fine
TACITUS

Lot 84

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 6.500 CHF

Aureus, 4,54 g.
Roma, 275 - 276 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. C. L. TACITVS AVG.; Bust of Tacitus.
Reverse: ROMAE AETERNAE; Roma, Victoria, sceptre.
Reference: Calico4093; C 116; RIC 75 d.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Good very fine

FLORIANUS

Lot 85

50.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 95.000 CHF

Heavy Aureus, 6,42 g.


Roma, 276 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. ANNIVS FLORIANVS AVG.; Bust of Florianus.
Reverse: CONSERVATOR AVG.; Sol, quadriga.
Reference: Calico 4125; C 16; RIC 17.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
PROBUS

Lot 86

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 15.000 CHF

Heavy Aureus, 6,41 g.


Cyzicus, 276 - 282 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. M.AVR. PROBVS AVG.; Bust of Probus.
Reverse: SAECVRITAS SAECVLI.; Secularitas, scepter, throne.
Reference: Calico4191; C -; RIC 896.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1962.
Preservation: Good extremely fine
NUMERIANUS

Lot 87

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 19.000 CHF

Heavy Aureus, 6,07 g.


Roma, 284 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. NVMERIANVS P. F.; Bust of Numerianus.
Reverse: VENERI VICTRICI.; Venus, Victoria, globe.
Reference: Calico 4319 (same dies); C 93; RIC 405 e.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

CARINUS

Lot 88

8.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 17.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,38 g.
Siscia, 284 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. CARINVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Carinus.
Reverse: SPES AVGG.; Spes, flower.
Reference: Calico4361; C 127; RIC 311 var.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1961.
Preservation: FDC
MAGNIA URBICA

Lot 89

20.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 32.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,48 g.
Roma, 283 - 284 A.D.
Obverse: MAGNIA VRBICA AVG.; Bust of Magnia Urbica.
Reverse: VENERI VICTRICI; Venus, apple.
Reference: Calico 4409 (same dies); C 8; RIC 340.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC
IULIANUS I

Lot 90

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 24.000 CHF

Aureus, 3,96 g.
Siscia, 284 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. IVLIANVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Julianus I.
Reverse: LIBERTAS PVBLICA; Libertas, cornucopia, pileus.
Reference: Calico 4416; C 4; RIC 1 d.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1981.
Preservation: Extremely fine

DIOCLETIANUS

Lot 91

6.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 12.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,19 g.
Cyzicus, 286 - 287 A.D.
Obverse: IMP. C. C. VAL. DIOCLETIANVS AVG.; Bust of Diocletianus.
Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI - S.C.; Jupiter, sceptre, thunderbolt.
Reference: Calico4448; C -; Depeyrot 133, 5/8; RIC 297;
Rarity: Purchased privately.
Provenance: Purchased privately from Numismatica Aretusa.
Preservation: FDC
DIOCLETIANUS

Lot 92

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 9.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,41 g.
Cysicus, 290 - 292 A.D.
Obverse: DIOCLETIANVS AVGVSTVS; Bust of Diocletianus.
Reverse: CONSVL IIII. P.P. PROCOS.; Diocletianus, globus.
Reference: Calico 4434; C -; Depeyrot 135, 11/1; RIC 285.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1968.
Preservation: Obverse, some softness. FDC
DIOCLETIANUS

Lot 93

7.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 20.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,85 g.
Cyzicus, 284 - 285 A .D.
Obverse: IMP. C. C. VAL. DIOCLETIANVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Diocletianus.
Reverse: MARTI VLTORI.; Mars, spear, shield.
Reference: Calico 4547; C 319; Depeyrot 132, 2/4; RIC 300 b.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1968.
Preservation: FDC

MAXIMIANUS (HERCVLEVS)

Lot 94

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 20.000 CHF

Aureus, 4,75 g.
Roma, 293 - 294 A.D.
Obverse: MAXIMIANVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Maximianus.
Reverse: HERCVLI DEBELLAT.- PROM; Hercules, club, Lernaean Hydra.
Reference: Calico 4660; C 255; Depeyrot 83, 9/5; RIC -.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1978.
Preservation: FDC
MAXIMIANUS (HERCVLEVS)

Lot 95

10.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 24.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,69 g.
Siscia, 286 A.D.
Obverse: VIRTVS MAXIMIANI AVG.; Bust of Maximianus, spear, sceptre.
Reverse: VIRTVS AVGVSTORVM; Hercules, club, bow, lion's skin.
Reference: Calico 4745; C -; Depeyrot 96, 1/17. RIC -.
Rarity: Donative for the creation of the dyarchy. RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1962.
Preservation: Obverse, a minor mark. FDC
MAXIMIANUS (HERCVLEVS)

Lot 96

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 17.000 CHF

Aureus, 6,04 g.
Roma, 298 - 299 A.D.
Obverse: MAXIMIA-NVS P.F. AVG.; Bust of Maximianus.
Reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM - PR; Camp gate.
Reference: Calico 4754; C 626; Depeyrot 85, 12B/2; RIC 7 b.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Very fine

CONSTANTIUS I (CHLORVS)

Lot 97

8.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 25.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,35 g.
Antiochia, 299 A.D.
Obverse: CONSTANTIVS NOB. CAES.; Bust of Constantius.
Reverse: HERCVLI CONS. CAES. * - SM. AI; Hercules, club, apple, lion's skin.
Reference: Calico4834; C -; Depeyrot 141, 16/3; RIC 24.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Numismatica Aretusa.
Preservation: FDC
GALERIUS MAXIMIANUS

Lot 98

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 12.000 CHF

Aureus, 6,16 g.
Ticinum, 305 A.D.
Obverse: MAXIMIANVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Galerius Maximus.
Reverse: FELICITAS AUGG. NOSTR. - SMT.; Felicitas, cornucopia, caduceus.
Reference: Calico 4900; C -; Depeyrot 69, 8/5; RIC 52.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1979.
Preservation: Obverse, some softness. Extremely fine
GALERIA VALERIA

Lot 99

30.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 48.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,40 g.
Siscia, 308 A.D.
Obverse: GAL. VALERIA AVG.; Bust of Galeria Valeria .
Reverse: VENERI VICTRICI. - SIS.; Venus, apple.
Reference: Calico 4969 (same dies); C 4; Depeyrot 100, 11/7; RIC 196.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: FDC

SEVERUS II

Lot 100

15.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 38.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,25 g.
Serdica, 305 A.D.
Obverse: SEVERVS NOB. CAES.; Bust of Severus II.
Reverse: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS SM. SD. / I; Severus II, two standards, sceptre.
Reference: Calico 4998; C -; Depeyrot 107, 1/3; RIC 8 a .
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1979.
Preservation: FDC
LICINIUS I

Lot 101

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 14.000 CHF

Aureus, 5,29 g.
Antiochia, 312 A.D.
Obverse: LICINIVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Licinius I.
Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG.-SMAI; Jupiter, Victoria, sceptre, imperial
eagle.
Reference: Calico-; C -; RIC 3 a ; Depeyrot 144, 30/4 (only one example cited); Bastien,
Donativa, p.73.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Extremely fine
LICINIUS I

Lot 102

5.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 9.500 CHF

Aureus, 5,24 g.
Siscia, 316 A.D.
Obverse: LICINIVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Licinius I.
Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI SIS / X; Jupiter, Victoria, sceptre, imperial eagle.
Reference: Calico5108; C 62; Depeyrot 101, 16/1; RIC 18.
Rarity: RRR
Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Extremely fine

CONSTANTINUS I (MAGNVS)

Lot 103

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 12.500 CHF

Solidus, 4,46 g.
Nicomedia, 335 A.D.
Obverse: Bust of Constantinus.
Reverse: VICTORIA CONSTANTINI AVG.-S.M. N. P. / VOT. - XXX.; Victoria, shield,
cupid.
Reference: C -; Depeyrot 130, 44/1; RIC 177.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately
Preservation: FDC
CONSTANS

Lot 104

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 6.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,50 g.
Treviri, 345 A.D.
Obverse: CONSTANS AVGVSTVS; Bust of Constans.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD. NN. AVG. G. - TR. / VOT. X. MVLT. XX.; Two Victorae,
wreath.
Reference: C 171; Depeyrot 108, 6/3; RIC 135.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC
CONSTANS

Lot 105

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 5.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,50 g.
Siscia, 345 A.D.
Obverse: FL. CONSTANS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Constans.
Reverse: OB. VICTORIA MTRIVMPHALEM - SIS. / VOT. X. MVLT. XV.; Two
Victorie, wreath.
Reference: C -; Depeyrot 201, 9/1; RIC 114 a.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC

CONSTANS

Lot 106

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 5.500 CHF

Solidus, 4,39 g.
Thessalonica, 337 - 340 A.D.
Obverse: FL. IVL. CONSTANS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Constans.
Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCITVM - TES.; Constans, trophy, two captives.
Reference: C 191; Depeyrot 214, 4/7; RIC 35.
Rarity: RR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC
CONSTANS

Lot 107

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 5.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,54 g.
Thessalonica, 337- 340 A.D.
Obverse: FL. IVL. CONSTANS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Constans.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD. NN. AVGG.- TSE.; Victoria, palm, trophy.
Reference: C 153; Depeyrot 214, 2/3; RIC VIII, 13.
Rarity: RRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC
CONSTANTIUS II

Lot 108

700 CHF

Sold Lot: 4.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,56 g.
Antiochia, 355 - 361 A.D.
Obverse: FL. IVL. CONSTANTIVS PERP. AVG.; Bust of Constantius II.
Reverse: GLORIA REIPVBLICAE - SMANN / VOT. XXX. MVLT. XXXX.; Roma,
Constantinopolis, shield.
Reference: C 112; Depeyrot 277, 10/1; RIC 165.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately.
Preservation: Nearly extremely fine

CONSTANTIUS II

Lot 109

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 2.500 CHF

Solidus, 4,53 g.
Treviri, 343 - 344 A.D.
Obverse: FL. IVL. CONSTANTIVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Constantius II.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD. NN. AVGG.- TR.; Victory, palm, Trophy.
Reference: C 261; Depeyrot 107, 4/3; RIC 122.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC
CONSTANTIUS II

Lot 110

1.500 CHF

Sold Lot: 6.200 CHF

Solidus, 4,50 g.
Treviri, 345 A.D.
Obverse: CONSTANTIVS AVGVSTVS; Bust of Constantius II.
Reverse: VICTORIAE DD. NN. AVGG. - TR. / VOT. XX. MVLT. XXX.; Two Victoriae,
wreath.
Reference: C 280; Depeyrot 108, 6/1; RIC 137.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: FDC
VETRANIO

Lot 111

40.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 110.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,60 g.
Siscia, 350 A.D.
Obverse: D. N. VETRANIO P. F. AVG.; Bust of Vetranio.
Reverse: SALVATOR REIPVBLICAE - SIS; Vetranio, standard, spear, Victoria ,
wreath.
Reference: C 7; Depeyrot 204, 17/1; RIC 260.
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately 1978.
Preservation: FDC

IULIANUS II, (APOSTATA)

Lot 112

2.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 6.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,47 g.
Antiochia, 361 - 363, A.D.
Obverse: FL. CL. IVLIANVS P.P. AVG.; Bust of Julianus II.
Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM. ANT A ; Soldier, trophy, captive.
Reference: C -; Depeyrot 278, 15/1. RIC 195.
Rarity: Provenance: Purchased privately 1958.
Preservation: Nearly extremely fine
PROCOPIUS

Lot 113

50.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 120.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,46 g.
Cyzicus, 365 - 366 A.D.
Obverse: D. N. PROCOPIVS P. F. AVG.; Bust of Procopius.
Reverse: REPARATIO FEL. TEMP.- SMKA; Procopius, spear, shield.
Reference: C 5; Depeyrot 271, 5/1; RIC 1;
Rarity: RRRRR
Provenance: Purchased privately from Ratto in 1981.
Preservation: FDC
AELIA EUDOCIA

Lot 114

3.000 CHF

Sold Lot: 7.000 CHF

Solidus, 4,44 g .
Constantinopolis, 423 - 424 A .D.
Obverse: AEL. EVDOCIA AVG.; Bust of Eudocia.
Reverse: VOT. XX MVLT. XXX - CONOB. / I ; Victoria, cross.
Reference: Depeyrot 252, 75/2; MIRB 20 b; RIC 228.
Rarity: R
Provenance: Purchased privately 1976.
Preservation: Extremely fine