Parthia Gold Stater Mithridates VI 120-63 BC Tomis Mint HA in front of Athena obv Diademed Head of Alexander the Great facing right, rev Athena Nikephoros enthroned holding Nike in right hand left arm resting on shield trident in exergue GVF or better ex DNW 11th June 2014 Lot 26 realised £644
Modern copy in gold of a Multiple 4 aureus of Constantine I. C,306-307 AD. Rev: PRIC - IP - I IVVENTVTI Constantinus, in military attire, standing facing, head l., holding sceptre in l. hand, raising r.; in field l., standard. In exergue, P R. RIC-. Superb detail, very rare coin if it was genuine. 20.01g. EF.
Gold Stater, 1st Century, Koson (Dacian King) 19mm diameter, Obverse: outer pearl circle, three men walking left - legend KOΣΩN in exergue, weight 8.3 grammes, Reverse: outer beaded circle, eagle facing right with wings spread, perched on sceptre and clenching a laurel wreath EF
Quarter stater Au. Durotriges. Unlisted 'Cogwheel smiler type'. C,55-35 BC. Obv; Two men in a boat design. Rev: Horse left, sun burst above. Not listed in Van Arsdell -, BMC-, Evans- or Mack-. Pale gold, good strike for issue. 1.01g. VERY RARE. NVF.
Stater Au. Corieltauvi. 'South Ferriby type'. C,45-10 BC. Obv; Abstract head of Apollo. Rev; Disjointed horse left. VA 811 var. Large flan on rose gold with a slight weak patch on reverse. 5.39g. GVF/NVF.
CelticGold Stater Early Uninspired Coinage Cheriton Type ("Cheriton Smiler") similar to Chute type but with large crescent face S24, VA1215 (var) comes with Chris Rudd's ticket found Portsmouth Hants 1939 about VF edge a little irregular at the top as often
CelticGold Stater Corieltauvi South Ferriby type, Obverse blank with traces of bust, Reverse disjointed crude horse with star below, weight 3.6 grammes, S.390 M.450, found North Ferriby 1979, Fine, Ex-H.Mossop Collection (bought C.J.Martin 1985 £150)
A collection of Roman and Ancient including Bronze (9), Silver (39) and Gold (3) mixed grades, eras and emperors including 2 x Solidus of Valentinian and Honorius, 3 x Saxon AR and AE Sceats, Roman Silver from the Republic through to late Byzantine viewing recommended and bought as seen, the gold reported as copies struck in gold
Tetradrachm. Alexander III the Great. C. 336-323 BC. Ar tetradrachm (Obv; Herakles wearing lion skin headdress. Rev; Zeus seated left holding eagle) clasped in a gold mount. (Mount is marked K18) The teradrachm has an even dark tone but some surface marks, difficult to definitively authenticate when in jewellery bought as seen
Alexander III the Great. C. 336-323 BC. Au stater cuff links. 2 goldStaters (Obv; Helmeted head of Athena. Rev; Nike advancing left) in clasped sets in 18k cuff link mounts. Mounts are marked K18. Obverse detail worn and taking on a polished look through wear, difficult to authenticate coins which are in jewellery so bought as seen
RomanGoldSolidus Theodosius II (AD 402-450) DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG helmeted and cuiraissed bust facing with spear and shield, Reverse IIMP. XXXXII . COS . XVII . P. P. ROMA Roma seated left holding cross on globe and sceptre, in ex., CONOB Sear 4288 NEF with a few light surface marks
RomanGoldSolidus Theodosius II (AD 402-450) DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG helmeted and cuiraissed bust facing with spear and shield, Reverse IVOT XX MULT XXX, Victory holding Long Cross, in exergue CONOB Sear 4290 VF
RomanGoldSolidusConstantius II (337-361AD) FL.IVL.CONSTANTIUS PERP AVG. Obverse: Helmeted and Cuirassed bust facing holding spear and shield, Reverse GLORIA REIPUBLICAE, Roma and Constantinopolis seated, holding shield inscribed VOT XXX MULT XXXX, Exergue: SMANB, RIC 88, AVF Very Rare
Solidus Heraclius (610-641 AD) gold. Weighs 4.4 grams. Obv. draped and cuirassed bust facing with a short beard, wearing plumed helmet and holding cross, R. cross potent on two steps. Constantinople mint. Sear 730. Extremely fine.
ByzantineGold Histamenon Nomisma c.1068-1071 Romanus IV, Diogenes and Michael VII, Constantius and Andronicus Christ standing facing on footstool, wearing nimbus cr.,pallium and colobium and crowning Romanus and Eudocia both standing facing holding Crowned Globes Reverse Michael, Constantius and Andronicus all standing facing on footstalls wearing crowns, saccos and loros holding labarum and akakia, double border NEF Ex-A.Cotterill Collection
ByzantineGoldSolidus Constants II (AD 641-668) D N CONSTANTINYS PP AVG bust facing, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger, Reverse VICTORIA, cross potent on three steps, CONOB beneath (S.938) Good VF
RomanGoldSolidus Theodosius II (AD 402-450) DN THEODOSIVS PF AVG helmeted and cuiraissed bust facing with spear and shield, Reverse CONCORDIA AVGGG, Constantinopolis standing facing holding Victory and sceptre, in exergue CONOB (RIC 202) VF
ByzantineGoldSolidus Heraclius (AD 610-641) NN HERACLIYS ET HERA CONST PP AVG facing busts of Heraclius I and Heraclius Constantine each wears simple crown with cross on circlet, Reverse VICTORIA AVGYE cross potent on three steps CONOB below (S.738) NEF
Valentinian I goldaureus. R. Restitutor Republicae, Valentinian standing facing holding labarum and victory. Antioch mint. Sear 4088. Very fine with a few light scratches on reverse and possibly ex mount.
CelticGallo-Belgic A goldStater, large flan type circa 125 BC. Weighs 7.3 grams. Head of Apollo left. R. celticized horse left, flower below, star above, two pellets in annulets on exergual line. Sills 291. V.A.12-1. S.1. Very fine, centrally struck both sides, small scrape on obverse. Superb example for its type. Famous type being listed by Spink as their number 1 (S 1) and hence the earliest listed coin ever to circulate in Britain
Byzantine. Michael VII (1071-78) gold Scyphate. Bust of Christ facing raising right hand in benediction. R. bust facing, holding labarum. Mint of Constantinople. Sear 1868. Very fine to good very fine.
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