COINS OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC


ANONYMOUS MONEYERS


ANONYMOUS ISSUES

8197. ROMAN REPUBLIC, AES GRAVE, c. 240-225 BC. Cast As, (AE66mm), Vecchi 51. Janus hd/Prow r. I above. VF. Excellent example better than illustration shows. Rare.

SOLD.



7102. ROMAN REPUBLIC, ANONYMOUS ISSUE, 280-245 BC. Aes Grave Quadrans, 91.26 gm. Thurlow-Vecchi 11; Haeb. pl. 36, 6-11, Craw. 18/4. Boar running r., 3 pellets below/Boar running l., 3 pellets below. AEF. Scarce.

SOLD.



10845. ROMAN REPUBLIC, Anonymous. Circa 264 BC. AE 25mm, 10.74 g. Messana (Sicily) mint. ROMANO, head of Minerva left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin; helmet behind / ROMA-NO, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right, wings open; short sword to left. Crawford 23/1; Sydenham 30; Kestner -; BMCRR Romano-Campanian 5. Good VF, brown and olive patina, minor roughness. Extremely rare.

Crawford assigned this issue to Sicily in the early stages of the First Punic War, based on the provenance of extant specimens and the similarity of style and weight to contemporary Mamertine issues. It was the decision to intervene on behalf of the Mamertini that sparked Rome's first war with Carthage. An important historical coin.

SOLD.



6558. Anonymous, Staff and Club Series, c. 210-200 BC. AE Sextans, Cr. RRC 106 (staff series). 30 mm, 17.35 g. Hd. Saturn r. /Prow galley, S above, ROMA beneath. EF. Nice sharp rv.

$400.



6559. Anonymous - Corn ear series, Sicily, c. 211-208 BC. AE Sextans, 7.94 gm. Minerva hd. r. 2 pellets/ Prow r. ROMA & corn ear abv., 2 pellets below. EF, choice example.

$1250.



10836. Anonymous, 217-215 BC. Semuncia, 20 mm, 5.33 g. , Head of Mercury right, wearing petasos, rev ROMA, prow right (Cr 38/7; Syd 87). Attractive glossy, dark green-brown patina, EF, small scratch.

$350.



10208. ROMAN REPUBLIC, Rome Anonymous AE Semis. 211 - 207 BC. Obv: Head of Saturn right, S behind. Rev: prow of galley right, S above, ROMA below. Superior condition for these. Syd 244, Cr272/1. Sear5 #887. Diam. 27,8 - 29,3 mm. Weight 20,74 gr.

$750.



MONEYER'S ISSUES

6561. C. Augurinus, 135BC. Denarius, Minucia3. Hd Roma r/Ionic column with statue, two togate figs. EF+. Mint luster.

SOLD.



6564. Anonymous, 115-114BC. Denarius, Cr.287/1. Hd. Roma r./Roma std on pile of shields, 2 birds, wolf and twins. VF+.

SOLD.



6565. C.Fonteius, 114/3BC, Denarius, Fonteia1. Janiform hd/Galley with pilot and 3 rowers. EF.

$400.



6570. L. Malleolus C.F., 96BC. Denarius, Cr.335/3b. Hd. Mars r., hammer abv./Naked warrior stg, cuirass, prow, trophy. VF+. Better than photo.

$400.



6575.C. Postumius, 74-73 BC. AR Denarius (3.90 gm). Obverse draped bust of Diana with bow and quiver on shoulder. Reverse C POSTVMI. Hound running right; spear and monogram below. CR 394/1a. Attractive style and toning. Good Very Fine, with great eye appeal. Ex. Waddell.

SOLD.



6581. Cn. Plancius, 55BC. Denar, Plancia1. Hd Diana Planciana in Petasos/Cretan goat, bow & quiver. EF.

SOLD.



7657. L. Procilius, 80BC. Den, Procilia.2. Hd Juno Sospita in goatskin/Juno Sospita in biga. Near EF.

$350.



9443. Q. CASSIUS LONGINUS, EX. VATICAN COLLECTION, ca. 55 BC. AR Denarius, Cassia 7. Hd. Bonus Eventus r., scepter behind/Eagle r. on thunderbolt between lituus and capis. VF+. Old cabinet toning. Provenance: Ex. Vatican collection.

SOLD.



9444. Q. CASSIUS LONGINUS VOTING REVERSE, ca. 55 BC. AR Denarius, Cassia 8. Hd. Liberty r./Curule chair within circular temple of Vesta between urn and voting tablet inscribed AC (Absolvo Condemno). VF+. Scarce. This coin refers to the investigation held in 113 BC over which an ancestor of the moneyer presided, into certain cases of incest, because the pontiffs were thought to have improperly acquitted two vestal virgins, while they condemned one.

SOLD.



THE FIRST JUDAEA CAPTA COIN

9445. A. PLAUTIUS JUDAEA REVERSE, 55 BC. Denarius, Plautia13. Hd. Cybele r./Bacchius kneeling with camel at side surrendering Judaea to Rome. Near EF, better than photo.

$600.



9482. L.Cassius Longinus, 63BC. Den, Cassia10. Hd Vesta/Togate fig dropping voting tablet into cista. EF. Some iridescent toning. Rare Roman voting scene.

SOLD.