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Auction 170
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
£110 London Coins : A170 : Lot 445 : Roman Denarii (5) Trajan (98-117AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right, IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OP[TIMO AVG G... London Coins : A170 : Lot 445 : Roman Denarii (5) Trajan (98-117AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right, IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OP[TIMO AVG G...

Auction 167
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 : A167 : Lot 348 : Roman Denarii (2) Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTA, Reverse: Pla... London Coins : A167 : Lot 348 : Roman Denarii (2) Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTA, Reverse: Pla...

Auction 166
Ancient Coins Ar. (47-46BC) Diademed head of , right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder CAESAR downwards to right, 16mm, 3.87 grammes, VF/GVF nicely toned the obverse with some surface marks
£320 London Coins : A166 : Lot 1417 : Julius Caesar Ar. Denarius (47-46BC) Diademed head of Venus, right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying... London Coins : A166 : Lot 1417 : Julius Caesar Ar. Denarius (47-46BC) Diademed head of Venus, right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying...

Auction 166
Ancient Coins Julia Paula, Rome 219, Rev. VENUS GENETRIX, (RCV 7658) VF
£85 London Coins : A166 : Lot 1436 : Roman Denarius Julia Paula, Rome 219, Rev. VENUS GENETRIX, (RCV 7658) VF London Coins : A166 : Lot 1436 : Roman Denarius Julia Paula, Rome 219, Rev. VENUS GENETRIX, (RCV 7658) VF

Auction 166
Ancient Coins III Rome 241-242, Rev. VENUS VICTRIX, (RCV 8603) GEF and well centred
£50 London Coins : A166 : Lot 1435 : Roman Denarius Gordian III Rome 241-242, Rev. VENUS VICTRIX, (RCV 8603) GEF and well centred London Coins : A166 : Lot 1435 : Roman Denarius Gordian III Rome 241-242, Rev. VENUS VICTRIX, (RCV 8603) GEF and well centred

Auction 165
Ancient Coins (5) (193-211AD) Obverse: Laureate head right SERERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse: standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand, in left, two children at his feet P M TR P COS III P P, 2.92 grammes, RIC 240var. Julia Domna, under Septimius Severis (196-211AD) struck c.200AD, Obverse: Draped bust right, IVLIA AVGVSTA, Reverse: Isis standing right with foot on prow, holding infant Horus, SAECVLI FELICITAS, 3.22 grammes, RSC 174, RCV 6606. (209-212AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped and cuirassed, P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, Reverse: Sritas seated left SECVRIT IMPERII, 2.83 grammes, RIC 20, RSC 183. Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped, PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, Reverse: standing left holding apple and palm, leaning on shield, Cupid at her feet VENVS VICTRIX, 3.43 grammes, RIC 369 RSC 25, scarce. (117-138AD) Obverse: Laureate bust right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, Reverse: Indulgentia, draped, seated left on throne, right hand outstretched and holding vertical sceptre in left, COS III P P in exergue, 3.43 grammes, RIC 212a, RSC 850, Fine to GVF
£130

Auction 165
Ancient Coins Crispina (180-192AD) Obverse: draped bust right CRISPINA AVGVSTA, Reverse: standing left, holding an apple and drawing drapery from left shoulder VENVS, 3.39 grammes, RSC 35, RIC 286a, RCV 6002, approaching VF with some of the often seen small flan cracks at the rims
£100 London Coins : A165 : Lot 2063 : Roman Denarius Crispina (180-192AD) Obverse: draped bust right CRISPINA AVGVSTA, Reverse: Venus stan... London Coins : A165 : Lot 2063 : Roman Denarius Crispina (180-192AD) Obverse: draped bust right CRISPINA AVGVSTA, Reverse: Venus stan...

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 (2) (117-138AD) Obverse: Laureate head right HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Reverse: Tellus standing with plough handle and rake, 3.55 grammes, RCV 3543, Near VF. . (147-175AD) struck by , Obverse: Draped bust right, FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, Reverse enthroned left with Victory and , VENVS FELIX, 3.22 grammes, RCV 5267 Good Fine
£60 London Coins : A165 : Lot 2037 : Roman Denarii (2) Hadrian (117-138AD) Obverse: Laureate head right HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Revers... London Coins : A165 : Lot 2037 : Roman Denarii (2) Hadrian (117-138AD) Obverse: Laureate head right HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Revers...

Auction 165
Ancient Coins Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, Reverse: standing left holding apple and palm, leaning on shield, Cupid at her feet, VENVS VICTRIX, 3.24 grammes, RSC 25, RIC 369, Good Fine on an irregularly shaped flan
£40 London Coins : A165 : Lot 2078 : Roman Denarius Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, Reverse: Venus s... London Coins : A165 : Lot 2078 : Roman Denarius Plautilla (198-211AD) Obverse: Bust right, draped PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, Reverse: Venus s...

Auction 163
Ancient Coins Ar (3) Julia Soaemias (220-222AD) Obverse: Draped bust, right, IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG, Reverse: standing half-left, holding apple and , star in left field, VENVS CAELESTIS, 1.82 grammes, RIC 241, GVF with an edge crack, Julia Soaemias (220-222AD) Obverse: Draped bust, right IVLIA SOAMIAS AVG, Reverse: Venus seated left, holding sceptre, extending her hand to Cupid standing before her, RIC 243, weight 2.40 grammes, VG, Julioa Soaemias (220-222AD) Obverse: Draped bust, right, IVLIA SOAEMIAAS AVG Draped Bust, right, Reverse: Venus standing half-right, holding apple and sceptre, star in right field, RSC8, weight 3.84 grammes, NVF with a flan flaw on the edge at 6 o'clock
£100 London Coins : A163 : Lot 227 : Roman Ar Denarius (3) Julia Soaemias (220-222AD) Obverse: Draped bust, right, IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG, Re... London Coins : A163 : Lot 227 : Roman Ar Denarius (3) Julia Soaemias (220-222AD) Obverse: Draped bust, right, IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG, Re...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins Ar. (47-46BC) Diademed head of , right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder CAESAR downwards to right, 16mm, 3.87 grammes, VF/GVF nicely toned the obverse with some surface marks
£470 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2068 : Julius Caesar Ar. Denarius (47-46BC) Diademed head of Venus, right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2068 : Julius Caesar Ar. Denarius (47-46BC) Diademed head of Venus, right / Aeneas advancing left, carrying...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins (2nd century BC - 1st century BC) . Includes , obv. head of right. Rev. ish captives seated at trophy. Republic denari of L Antestius Gragulus, L. Cosconium M, M. Marcius, A Plautius, Sex. Pompeius Fostlus. First fine, the others very fine. (6)
£280

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Ar . C, 49-44 BC. Rev; P SEPVLLIVS MACER, Victrix standing left, holding Victory in outstretched right hand, left resting on vertical scepter set on shield. Crawford 480/10. Test mark on obverse. 3.66g. G Fine
£360 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1766 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 49-44 BC.  Rev;  P SEPVLLIVS MACER, Venus Victrix standing left, ho... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1766 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 49-44 BC.  Rev;  P SEPVLLIVS MACER, Venus Victrix standing left, ho...

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Ar . C, 44 BC. Rev; M METTIVS, standing facing, head left, holding Victory and scepter, elbow arm on shield set on globe behind her; in left field, B. Crawford 480/17. Test mark on reverse. 3.64g. Fine
£340 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1761 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 44 BC.  Rev; M METTIVS, Venus standing facing, head left, holding V... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1761 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 44 BC.  Rev; M METTIVS, Venus standing facing, head left, holding V...

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Ar . C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of right. Rev; Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder; CAESAR to right. Crawford 458/1. Dark tone. 3.72g. GVF/G Fine
£260 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1764 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right.  Rev; Aeneas advancing... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1764 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right.  Rev; Aeneas advancing...

Auction 157
Ancient Coins . Ar . C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of right. Rev; Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder; CAESAR to right. Crawford 458/1. Dark tone. 3.69g. NVF
£250 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1763 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right.  Rev; Aeneas advancing... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1763 : Julius Caesar.  Ar denarius.  C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right.  Rev; Aeneas advancing...

Auction 157
Ancient Coins Magna Urbica. Ae . C, 284 AD. Rev; VENVS GENTRIX; standing left, holding apple in left hand, long scepter in right; D in field. RIC 337. Dark patina. 2.86g. Fine/NVF
£90 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1778 : Magna Urbica.  Ae antoninianus.  C, 284 AD.  Rev; VENVS GENTRIX;  Venus standing left, holding apple... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1778 : Magna Urbica.  Ae antoninianus.  C, 284 AD.  Rev; VENVS GENTRIX;  Venus standing left, holding apple...

Auction 155
Ancient Coins Galeria Valeria. Ae . clea mint. C, 293-311 AD. Rev; VENERI VICTRICI; standing left, holding an apple and drawing-up robe; HTB in ex. RIC 43. 6.6g. NVF
£35 London Coins : A155 : Lot 455 : Galeria Valeria.  Ae Follis.  Heraclea mint.  C, 293-311 AD.  Rev;   VENERI VICTRICI; Venus standing... London Coins : A155 : Lot 455 : Galeria Valeria.  Ae Follis.  Heraclea mint.  C, 293-311 AD.  Rev;   VENERI VICTRICI; Venus standing...

Auction 149
Ancient Coins (46-45 BC), Lifetime issues Sear 357 Obverse Diademed Head of , right with small Cupid at shoulder, Reverse ish Captives seated at foot of trophy, Fine
£240 London Coins : A149 : Lot 1648 : Roman Denarius Julius Caesar (46-45 BC), Lifetime issues Sear 357 Obverse Diademed Head of Venus, ri... London Coins : A149 : Lot 1648 : Roman Denarius Julius Caesar (46-45 BC), Lifetime issues Sear 357 Obverse Diademed Head of Venus, ri...

Auction 149
Ancient Coins Ar. . C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of right. Rev; Aeneas left, holding palladium and bearing his father Anchises on his shoulder; CAESAR downward to right. Crawford 458/1. Patchy dark tone with an uneven reverse. 3.82g. VF/G Fine.
£110

Auction 148
Ancient Coins Ar. . C, 47-46 BC. Military mint traveling with Caesar in North . Obv; Diademed head of right. Rev: CAESAR. Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and carrying Anchises on his shoulder. Crawford 458/1. Good metal. 3.95g. GVF.
£300 London Coins : A148 : Lot 1400 : Denarius Ar. Julius Caesar. C, 47-46 BC. Military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa.  Obv; ... London Coins : A148 : Lot 1400 : Denarius Ar. Julius Caesar. C, 47-46 BC. Military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa.  Obv; ...

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 148
Ancient Coins Bil. Magnica Urbica, Lugdunum 284, rev stg.l. holding apple and , D in field (RCV 12421) GVF with a small edge flaw, rare
£170 London Coins : A148 : Lot 1469 : Bil.Antoninianus Magnica Urbica, Lugdunum 284, rev Venus stg.l. holding apple and sceptre, D in fiel... London Coins : A148 : Lot 1469 : Bil.Antoninianus Magnica Urbica, Lugdunum 284, rev Venus stg.l. holding apple and sceptre, D in fiel...

Auction 148
Ancient Coins Ar (4) , Rome 220, rev. Sol advancing l. star in field (RCV 7533) VF or better, obv. off-centre: Julia Paula, Antioch 219 rev std l. holding apple (RCV 7658) GVF with a small flan split : Julia Soaemias, Rome 220, rev Venus stg l. star in field (RCV 7719) GVF : , Rome 218, rev Fnditas stg l. child at feet (RCV 7749) GVF (4)
£140

Auction 143
Ancient Coins Ar. . C, 46-45 BC. Obv; Diad head of right. Rev; Captives seated at foot of arms; CAESAR below. Crawford 468/1. Patchy tone with frosty surfaces. 3.70g. G Fine
£160 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1401 : Denarius Ar. Julius Caesar. C, 46-45 BC. Obv; Diad head of Venus right. Rev; Captives seated at foot... London Coins : A143 : Lot 1401 : Denarius Ar. Julius Caesar. C, 46-45 BC. Obv; Diad head of Venus right. Rev; Captives seated at foot...

Auction 141
Ancient Coins Ar X 2. . Rev; TR P COS V PON MAX; winged caduceus. RIC &%. . Rev; AVGVSTA; standing left holding apple. RIC 366. Both good metal. NVF. [2]
£85

Auction 139
Ancient Coins Ar . . C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right. Rev; L AEMILIVS BVCA; standing left holding Victory and . RRC 480/4. Good and surfaces with a nice even tone. 3.40g. 20mm. GVF.
£2,200 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1533 : Ar denarius. Julius Caesar. C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1533 : Ar denarius. Julius Caesar. C, 44 BC. Obv; CAESAR IMP P M; wreathed head of Caesar right...

Auction 139
Ancient Coins Ar . . C, 48-47 BC. Obv; Diad head of right. Rev; Aeneas walking left carrying Anchies and palladium. RSC 12. Good but highly polished with an edge mark. 3.40g. 20mm. G Fine.
£75

Auction 131
Ancient Coins , Julia Soaemiais, mother of , , Obverse Draped Bust IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG VENVS CAELESTIS, Reverse standing left with apple and , star to right Sear 7719 EF
£150 London Coins : A131 : Lot 495 : Roman, Julia Soaemiais, mother of Elagabalus, Denarius, Obverse Draped Bust IVLIA SO... London Coins : A131 : Lot 495 : Roman, Julia Soaemiais, mother of Elagabalus, Denarius, Obverse Draped Bust IVLIA SO...

Auction 122
Ancient Coins (47-46BC) Head of . R. Aeneas bearing his father Anchises on shoulder. Sear 1402. About very fine.
£140

Auction 112
Ancient Coins AE AS. , with head of , Denarius of Mark Anthony & . Drachm of Shapur
£85

Auction 111
Ancient Coins Head of R. Rev. two Captives seated either side of Trophy. GVF
£140

Auction 102
Ancient Coins Julia Soaemias. Draped bust right. Rev; STG. L.  Holding apple & .  RIC 243 E.F.
£34

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