Lot 127

Ancient Roman Empire A Set of 5 Different Silver Denarius of Different Rulers


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 12000 - 15000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
D. Sears, Vol. I # 2731/RIC # 110, D. Sears, Vol. II # 4581/RIC # 358, D. Sears, Vol. II # 6000/RIC III # 282, D. Sears, Vol. II # 5630/RIC # 146, D. Sears, Vol. II # 6567/RIC IV # 536
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
18.45 x 19.22 mm, 16.79 x 17.20 mm, 18.37 x 19.12 mm, 17.23 x 17.75 mm, 16.32 x 16.93 mm
Weight
3.32 gms, 3.13 gms, 2.95 gms, 2.94 gms, 2.88 gms
Denomination
Denarius

Ancient, Roman Empire, A Set of 5 Different Silver Denarius of Different Rulers, first coin, Domitian (98-117 AD), 3.32 gms, 18.45 x 19.22 mm, Obv: laureate head facing right, legend around “IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P XI”, Rev: Minerva standing facing left, holding spear in right hand, legend around “IMP XXI COS XVI CENS P P P”, 2nd coin. Diva Faustina I –Senior (138-141 AD), 3.13 gms, 16.79 x 17.20 mm, Obv: draped bust facing right, legend “DIVA FAUSTINA” Rev: Ceres, veiled standing facing right, holding scepter and corn-ears, legend ““AVGVSTA”, 3rd coin. Crispina (178-182 AD), 2.95 gms, 18.37 x 19.12 mm, Obv: draped bust facing right, legend around “CRISPINA/AVGVSTA”, Rev: Hilaritas standing facing left, holding palm and cornucopia, legend “HILARITAS”, 4th coin. Commodus (180-192 AD), 2.94 gms, 17.23 x 17.75 mm, Obv: laureate head facing to right, legend around “M COMM ANT FEL AVG P BRIT”, Rev: Pietas standing facing left, sacrifices above altar, legend around “AVCT PIET P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P”, 5th coin. Julia Domna (193-217 AD), 2.88 gms, 16.32 x 16.93 mm, Obv: draped bust facing right, legend around “IVLIA DO-MNA AVG”, Rev: Venus standing facing right, holding apple and palm, resting left elbow on column, legend around “VENE-RI VICTR”, (D. Sears, Vol. I # 2731/RIC # 110, D. Sears, Vol. II # 4581/RIC # 358, D. Sears, Vol. II # 6000/RIC III # 282, D. Sears, Vol. II # 5630/RIC # 146, D. Sears, Vol. II # 6567/RIC IV # 536), very fine+, very scarce as a set.