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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Caracalla : Ancient Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (13) includes , , , I, , Faustina II, , , Julia Domna, , , and a further unattributed piece, VG to Good Fine
£150

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (5) (98-117AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right, draped on far shoulder, IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TRP, Reverse Spes walking left, holding flower and lifting skirt, 3.05 grammes, RIC 127, RSC 84, (117-138AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Reverse: Victory walking right pulling fold of upper part of robe and pointing branch downwards 3.25 grammes, RIC282, RSC 1454. (138-161AD) Obverse: Laureate head right ANTONIVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XI, Reverse Annona standing left holding corn ears and placing left hand on modius set upon prow of galley, 3.13 grammes, RIC 163, RSC 286. (209-212AD) Bust right, draped P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, Reverse: Felicitas standing with caduceus and cornucopiae, FELICITAS PVBLICA, 3.38 grammes, RCV 7173. (198-217AD) Obverse: Laureate head right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Reverse: Liberalitas standing with abacus and cornucopiae, 3.82 grammes, RCV 6814. Fine to GVF
£140

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (10) includes (2), (3), , I, Faustina II, , and , Near Fine to Good Fine
£130

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (5) (98-117AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right, IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OP[TIMO AVG GER DAC], Reverse: advancing right, carrying trophy P M TR P COS VI P P SPQR 2.92 grammes, RIC 337, Near Fine, with some weakness to the legend. (117-138AD) Struck 128AD. Obverse: Bust right Laureate HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS PP, Reverse: Victory seated left holding wreath and palm, COS III, 3.24 grammes, RIC 345, Near Fine/Fine, toned. Trajan (98-117AD) Rome Mint. Obverse: Laureate bust right IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P, Reverse: Aequitas standing left with scales, COS V PP SPQR OPTIMO PRINC, 3.38 grammes, RIC 118 RCV 3122, Fine, the reverse slightly better. (193-211AD) Obverse: Diademed and draped bust right, IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, Reverse standing half left, holding palladium and , VESTA, 2.82 grammes, RIC 360, Good Fine with some edge cracks. Julia Domna (196-202AD) Obverse: Draped bust right IVLIA PIA FELIX, Reverse: seated left, extending right hand and holding sceptre in left, RSC 212, RIC 388c () VF
£95

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (2) Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTA, Reverse: Plautilla and clasping hands. 3.42 grammes, RSC 10, RIC 361, NVF. Julia Soaemias, Obverse: Bust right, draped, IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG, Reverse: standing half left, holding apple and , star in right field, RSC 8 VF with some flan stress and edge cracks, scarce
£90 London Coins : A165 : Lot 2040 : Roman Denarii (2) Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLAE  AVGVSTA, Reverse: Pl... London Coins : A165 : Lot 2040 : Roman Denarii (2) Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLAE  AVGVSTA, Reverse: Pl...

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (9) (4) as 196-197, docea ad Mare, Obverse: Bust right, cuirassed and draped, bare head, seen from behind M AVR ANTON-CAES PONTIF, Reverse: Caracalla in military dress standing facing, baton pointed downward in right hand, spear in left hand, with trophy at right 3.54 grammes, RIC 329 Fine. Caracalla as 196-217 Obverse: Laureate head right ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, Reverse Caracalla standing right, holding a transverse spear, behind him are two standards Rome Mint, 3.23 grammes, RIC 225 Fine with edge crack and incomplete flan. (222-235) AD224. Obverse: Draped bust right, P M TR P III COS P P Reverse: Emperor in military attire standing left, holding globe and inverted spear. 3.13 grammes, RIC 44, Fine. Sepimus Severus 197-198AD Obverse Layreate head right L SEPT SEV PERT AVG X, Reverse: Pax seated left holding branch and PACI AETERNAE Fine. Severus Alexander, Reverse: Pax seated 22.46 grammes, RIC 402 Fine. Ae As (4) Germanicus, , and , VG to Fine
£75

Auction 165
Ancient Coins Antoninianii (5) (198-217AD) minted 215AD. Obverse: Radiate Bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Reverse: Serapis standing left, raising right hand and holding PM TR P XVIII COS IIII, 4.91 grammes, RCV 6772. III (238-244AD) Rome Mint. Obverse: Bust right, radiate IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse: Gordian in military attire standing right with spear and globe, PM TRP IIII COS II PP 4.73 grammes, RCV 8646 GVF. Philip I (244-249AD) Obverse: Bust right, radiate and draped IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse: Roma seated left with Victory and sceptre, altar at feet, 3.54 grammes, ROMAE AETERNAE RIC 45, RSC 170 VF with some loss of flan between 2 and 3 o'clock. Philip II (247-249AD) Obverse: Bust right radiate M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, Reverse Philip standing with spear and globe, 6.00 grammes, RCV 9240, NEF/GVF. Valerian I (253-260AD) (minted 254AD) Obverse: Radiate bust right IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG, Reverse: standing with thunderbolt and sceptre IOVI CONSERVATORI, 3.00 grammes RCV 9943 GVF
£70

Auction 165
Ancient Coins Antoninianii (5) (198-217AD) minted 215AD. Obverse: Radiate bust right, ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Reverse: Serapis standing with PM TRP XVIIII COS IIII PP, 5.78 grammes, RCV 6777 About VF. III (238-244AD) Obverse: Bust right, radiate and draped, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Reverse: PM TR P V COS II P P seated left, resting arm on lyre, 4.50 grammes, RIC 87, RSC 237, About Fine with some verdigris. Decius (249-251AD) minted July-Dec. 250AD, Rome Mint, Obverse Bust right IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, Reverse: Abundantia emptying cornucopia, ABVNDANTIA AVG, 4.41 grammes, RCV 9364 VF. Herennia Etruscilla (249-251AD) Obverse: Bust right, diamdemed and draped, HERETRUSCILLA AVG, Reverse: Pudicitia seated left PVDICITIA AVG, 3.73 grammes, RIC 59, RSC 19, VF/NVF with an edge crack. Valerian I (253-260AD) Obverse: Bust right, radiate and draped, VALERIANVS P P AVG, Reverse: Sol, standing left holding globe and raising right hand, ORIENS AVGG, 3.10 grammes, RIC 13 NVF/GF
£50

Auction 163
Ancient Coins (3) Ar (2) (209 AD) Obverse: Laureate Head right ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, Reverse: Concordia seated left holding patera and double cornucopiae PONTIF TR P XII COS III, 3.29 grammes, RIC 111 GVF with some edge cracks, Caracalla (212 AD) Laureate Head right ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, Reverse: Serapis standing facing, head left, raising right hand and holding transverse , 3.13 grammes, RIC 193/194 VF/NVF with some flan cracks, Otacilia Severa, wife of Philip I, Obverse: Diademed and draped bust right MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse: Pietas standing, holding corn ears, 21.64 grammes, RIC 208a, some surface residue, Good Fine
£100 London Coins : A163 : Lot 220 : Roman (3) Ar Denarius (2) Caracalla (209 AD) Obverse: Laureate Head right ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, Revers... London Coins : A163 : Lot 220 : Roman (3) Ar Denarius (2) Caracalla (209 AD) Obverse: Laureate Head right ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, Revers...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins (2nd -3rd century AD). Includes of , , Senior, , , , and Julia Domna. Fine to very fine (14)
£280

Auction 162
Ancient Coins (3rd century AD). Includes Postumus , rev. galley. dui (2). Philip I as, Otacila Severa as, as and a of Serdica. Also a Justinian I and a ae of Saitta. Average fine (9)
£130

Auction 155
Ancient Coins of provincials. 11 s and 1 Ar of . Mostly 3rd century and in various grades and identified. [12] Poor to VF
£180

Auction 155
Ancient Coins Plautilla. Ar . Rome, C, 202 AD. Rev; CONCORDIAE AETERNAE; Plautilla and standing facing, clasping hands. RIC 361. Good metal and detail. 3.18g. VF
£80 London Coins : A155 : Lot 460 : Plautilla. Ar Denarius. Rome,  C, 202 AD.  Rev; CONCORDIAE AETERNAE; Plautilla and Caracalla standin... London Coins : A155 : Lot 460 : Plautilla. Ar Denarius. Rome,  C, 202 AD.  Rev; CONCORDIAE AETERNAE; Plautilla and Caracalla standin...

Auction 155
Ancient Coins (2) (193-211AD) NVF with a small edge crack, (209-217AD) Good Fine with a long edge crack
£42 London Coins : A155 : Lot 453 : Denarius (2) Septimus Severus (193-211AD) NVF with a small edge crack, Caracalla (209-217AD) Good Fi... London Coins : A155 : Lot 453 : Denarius (2) Septimus Severus (193-211AD) NVF with a small edge crack, Caracalla (209-217AD) Good Fi...

Auction 154
Ancient Coins Plautilla (202AD) marriage of Plautilla to , Plautilla standing right on left, with Caracalla to right, RIC 362, Sear 7073, weight 3.45 grammes, GVF
£80 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1550 : Roman Denarius Plautilla (202AD) marriage of Plautilla to Caracalla, Plautilla standing right on lef... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1550 : Roman Denarius Plautilla (202AD) marriage of Plautilla to Caracalla, Plautilla standing right on lef...

Auction 153
Ancient Coins of mixed s. starting from the Republic through to and a quinarius of . Other examples from , , and . Nice selection with some good grades. Fine to VF. [7]
£260

Auction 153
Ancient Coins Group of Ar . C, 3rd century AD. , , Julia Domna, and . Old s coins nearly all identified. Mixed grades. NVF to GVF. [5]
£110

Auction 153
Ancient Coins Group of Ar . C, 3rd century AD. , , Plautilla and . All identified. Mixed grades. NVF to GVF. [4]
£85

Auction 153
Ancient Coins Group of Ar . C, 3rd century AD. , , Julia Domna and . All identified. Mixed grades. NVF to GVF. [4]
£80

Auction 151
Ancient Coins A small of s. 5 X and 1 . , ( reverse) Julia Domna, , and Otacilla Severa. Some collectable grades and mostly Ex CNG G Fine to GVF. [6]
£170

Auction 151
Ancient Coins (6) of , , , (2) and , plus of , VG to Fine
£100

Auction 150
Ancient Coins , Rome 213, Rev Providentia (RCV 6948) VF light porosity, scarce
£130 London Coins : A150 : Lot 1656 : Brass Sestertius Caracalla, Rome 213, Rev Providentia (RCV 6948) VF light porosity, scarce London Coins : A150 : Lot 1656 : Brass Sestertius Caracalla, Rome 213, Rev Providentia (RCV 6948) VF light porosity, scarce

Auction 148
Ancient Coins Ar (5) , Rome 209, Rev. stg.l foot on rock holding trident (RCV 6346) GVF, Julia Domna, Rome 209 rev. stg l. peacock at feet (RCV 6588) GVF, Rome 204 rev. Dea Caelestis riding lion (RCV 6806) GVF, Plautilla, Rome 204, rev stg.l. Cupid at feet (RCV 7074) GVF toned, , Rome 202 rev. Sritas enthroned l. holding globe (RCV 7200) GVF toned with a bold portrait (5)
£190

Auction 141
Ancient Coins 12 X Ae Provincials all from the Moesia and Thrace area of the Roman . Examples from , , , and Macrinus. Mints of Marcianopolis and Nicopolis. Nice selection with good variation. Various conditions but most are good metal and detail. Fine to GVF [12]
£220

Auction 141
Ancient Coins 12 X Ae Provincials all from the Moesia and Thrace area of the Roman . Examples from , , , and Macrinus. Mints of Marcianopolis and Nicopolis. Nice selection with good variation. Various conditions but most are good metal and detail. Fine to GVF [12]
£200

Auction 140
Ancient Coins A of (199) in (42) and (157) housed in a cabinet, The collector remarks: 'The Autonomous Coinage of Phoenicia, although firmly within the series, is remarkable for its maritime imagery and unique script, including several early dated series. The strategic location of Phoenicia (modern ) led to repeated incursions by Alexander and his successors, the Ptolemies and s, and ultimately by the s ; a turbulent history reflected in a further wealth of coin types'. Lot includes s (16) Aradus (2), of Alexander and obv. Tyche, Berytus (), Ake-Ptolemais (3), of II , Antiochus VIII, and Caracalla, Sidon (3) Ptolemy II, , and obv. Tyche, Tyre (7) Ptolemy II, Melquarth, (3), Caracalla, ; Dis (4) Byblos, Sidon, Tyre (2); a of Aradus and s of Tyre (2), with other silver (20) including two very rare fractions of Gebaal (Byblos) Lion/Lotus type. The copper represents the mints of Aradus, Berytus, Ake, Byblos, Carne, Marathus, Orthosia, Tripolis, 'uncertain mint', Sidon, Tyre, comprising a solid range of autonomous and Roman issues including rarities such as (Berytus), Diadumenian, Rev. Temple of , and Aquileia Severa, both of Tyre. Lot includes Books (3), in mixed grades many in VF a few better, the s in particular worthy of further study and further detailed research
£4,800

Auction 138
Ancient Coins Julia Domna Rome 211 (struck by ) Reverse MAT AVGG MAT SEN MPATR, Empress seated left RCV 7103 GVF
£40 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1574 : Denarius Julia Domna Rome 211 (struck by Caracalla) Reverse MAT AVGG MAT SEN MPATR, Empress seat... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1574 : Denarius Julia Domna Rome 211 (struck by Caracalla) Reverse MAT AVGG MAT SEN MPATR, Empress seat...

Auction 137
Ancient Coins (9) , , , , , , , and F-VF with attributions
£240

Auction 135
Ancient Coins . A of Roman and . Examples from the , , 2 x , , , 2 x , , , , , 3 x , , , 3 x Philip and 2 x Postumus. Good mixture of emperors and in various grades. Fine to G VF [22]
£300

Auction 132
Ancient Coins 198-227AD Reverse advancing left with spear and trophy NEF
£42 London Coins : A132 : Lot 598 : Roman Denarius Caracalla 198-227AD Reverse Mars advancing left with spear and trophy NEF London Coins : A132 : Lot 598 : Roman Denarius Caracalla 198-227AD Reverse Mars advancing left with spear and trophy NEF

Auction 129
Ancient Coins (11) of (3), Julia Domna (3) - (one plated), (2), (2) and . Mainly VF or better.
£280

Auction 126
Ancient Coins mixed lot (35). Includes , Maxentius , Antoniniani of Salonina, Aurelian, Gallenius, Decius, Maximianus and Aelia Flaccilla Ae4. Mostly very fine. An interesting group.
£130

Auction 125
Ancient Coins (19). 2nd - 3rd century AD . Includes I, Faustina II, , , and . Mostly very fine.
£240

Auction 125
Ancient Coins (15). 2nd - 3rd century AD . Includes , , , Plautilla, , , , Elegabalus, Julia Mammae, and . Fine to very fine.
£220

Auction 125
Ancient Coins (11). 2nd - 3rd century AD. Includes , , and Julia Domna. Average very fine.
£170

Auction 125
Ancient Coins Modern copy in of an of . R. Julia Domna facing between busts of and . Weighs 7.5 grams. Extremely fine
£130 London Coins : A125 : Lot 656 : Modern copy in gold of an Aureus of Septimius Severus. R. Julia Domna facing between busts of Caraca... London Coins : A125 : Lot 656 : Modern copy in gold of an Aureus of Septimius Severus. R. Julia Domna facing between busts of Caraca...

Auction 124
Ancient Coins Ae27 of Caria, Alabanda. Obverse laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. R. branch with three sprays. Sear 2551. Very fine.
£38

Auction 123
Ancient Coins . A of 22 different Emperors and wives. , , Vitellius, , , , , , , , , , Senior, Faustina Junior, , Julia Domna, , , , , and III. Fine to very fine.
£480

Auction 122
Ancient Coins (17) , Maximinus I, , Julia Domna, (2), (2), (2), (4), (3), plus Durotriges , Ancient Philip II (359-336 BC), in mixed grades F-NEF and worthy of further study
£440

Auction 122
Ancient Coins (10) 2nd - 3rd century AD, includes , , Julia Domna, Plautilla, , , , and Maximinus I. Average very fine.
£190

Auction 121
Ancient Coins (7) of Antonius Pius (138-161), Julia Domna (RIC 648), (193-211) virt avgg (Sear 6387), (198-217) stg. (209-212), (222-235) and an of Otacilia Sevra, Concord seated (RIC 125c). First fine, others very fine or better.
£120

Auction 120
Ancient Coins Ae laureate bust right. Rome AD 210. R. PONTIF TRPXIII COS III SC. Caracalla and standing right and left sacrificing over altar, Concordia behind. RIC 452. Very fine, but with cuprite encrustation on obverse with some verdigris.
£110

Auction 112
Ancient Coins s including , , As etc. In low grade some with pitting & tooled. Of , , , , ,
£100

Auction 106
Ancient Coins (2) reverse COS IIII and reverse Victory both sharp gVF or better
£44

Auction 104
Ancient Coins (2) reverse COS IIII and reverse Victory both sharp gVF or better
£65

Auction 102
Ancient Coins (2) both G.V.F. & N.E.F.
£36

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