Coins From the Ancient World in Tauler & Fau’s E-Auction 73
Tauler & Fau’s E-Auction 73: Ancient World Vol. VIII features 654 lots and closes on Tuesday, 19th January 2021, beginning at 04:00 PM CEST. This sale features Greek Coins, Celtiberian Coins, Roman Republican, Roman Imperatorial, Roman Imperial and Byzantine Empire.
Highlights from this Auction:
- Lot 27: Lokris. Lokris Opuntii. Stater, 380-338 BC. Av: Head of Persephone left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace. Rv: ΟΠΟΝΤΙΩΝ. Ajax advancing right, brandishing sword and shield decorated with a griffin and palmette; wreath between legs, broken spear on ground. Choice very fine. Starting Price: 400 EUR.
- Lot 267: Calpurnius. C. Calpurnius Piso Frugi. Denarius, 64 BC, Rome mint. Av: Diademed head of Apollo right, six pellets behind head. Rev: C. PISO L.F. FRVG Horseman galloping right, holding palm-branch, two pellets above horseman. Rare. Extremely fine. Starting Price: 150 EUR.
- Lot 360: Plautius. L. Plautius Plancus. Denarius, 47 BC, Rome mint. Av: Mask of Medusa, facing, hair dishevelled, L. PLAVTIVS below. Rev: Aurora flying right conducting the four horses of the Sun, PLANCVS below. Weak of strike, otherwise a good sample. Almost extremely fine /Choice very fine. Starting Price: 100 EUR.
- Lot 399: Julius Caesar. Denarius, 54-51 BC, Galia mint. Av: Elephant right, trampling on serpent, CAESAR in exergue. Rev: Simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priest’s hat. Choice very fine / very fine. Starting Price: 150 EUR.
- Lot 427: Augustus. Pergamon. Cistophorus, 19-18 BC. Av: IMP CAESAR, Bare head left, before lituus. Rev: AVGV-STVS, Six grain ears tied together. Rare with bare head left. Almost very fine. Starting Price: 150 EUR.
- Lot 442: Nero. Sestertius, 67, Lugdunum mint. Av: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right, globe at point of bust. Rv: DECVRSIO, Nero riding right, holding spear in right hand, soldier riding behind, holding vexillum over his right shoulder; S-C across fields. Minor roughness. Reverse with magnificent details. A good sample. Choice very fine /Almost extremely fine. Starting Price: 800 EUR.
- Lot 481: Trajan. Denarius, 116-117, Rome mint. Av: IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC, laureate and draped bust right. Rv: P M TR P COS VI P P S·P·Q·R. radiate and draped bust of Sol right. Scarce. Almost extremely fine. Starting Price: 140 EUR.
- Lot 512: Antoninus Pius. Aureus, 148-149, Rome mint. Av: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII, bareheaded and cuirassed bust of Antoninus right. Rv: COS IIII, Aequitas standing left, holding balance scale in right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm. Very scarce. Choice very fine. Starting Price: 1,800 EUR.
- Lot 575: Julia Mamaea. Denarius, 222-235, Rome. Av: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, draped bust right. Rv: IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno, diademed and veiled, standing left, holding patera and sceptre; at her feet, peacock. Pleasant color and appearence. Uncirculated. Starting Price: 120 EUR.
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