Ancient Roman Coins
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eAuction 299. Constantius I. As Caesar, AD 293-305. Plated electrotype of an AV Medallion (42mm, 23.22 g, 6h). After a Treveri (Trier) mint issue of AD 297.
Constantius I (293-305). Multiple of 10 aurei, 52.88 g, 42 mm, 6 h, Treveri, 297. FL VAL CONSTA – NTIUS NOBIL CAES. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. / R – EDDITOR LUCIS AETERNA – E. Constantius I, holding spear, on horseback right; below, galley with 4 soldiers sailing right. Kneeling Britannia with outstretched arms before the city gates of London left; LON below. In exergue, PTR. Scratches, a flan flaw on the neck, casting bubbles. $2.000.
Julia Domna (193-217). Æ (Orichalcum), 11.19 g, 211-217. IVLIA PIA – FELIX AVG Diademed and draped bust r. / VESTA Vesta, veiled, seated l., holding sceptre and simpulum. In exergue, S C. C 229. BMC Caracalla 231. RIC Caracalla 606. A portrait of superb style, work of a very skilled engraver. Lovely enamel-like green patina and good extremely fine. NAC78, 1042.