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Five Ancient Coins of Rome, Egypt, and Philippopolis

Auction: Discovery - 3724TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: September 14, 2021 12:00PM


Five Ancient Coins of Rome, Egypt, and Philippopolis, Roman Republic Silver Denarius honoring L.Mar. Phippus of about 57 BC, showing an equestrian riding on the first aqueduct and weighing 3.62 grams, NGC certificate 4282213-008 with a grade of Choice Very Fine, Strike of 4/5, Surface 1/5, and notes on scratches and a punch mark; Eastern Roman Empire, reign of Theodosius I, a Nummus bearing a portrait of the ruler and Victory walking, the coin was minted between 379 and 395 AD, NGC graded Choice Extremely Fine, certificate number 4284600-033; Western Roman Empire, minted between 383 and 388 AD, a Silver Siliqua depicting Magnus Maximus, graded NGC Choice Very Fine, Clipped, certificate number 4284600-034; Alexandria, Egypt, a bronze Tetradrachm showing Antonius Pius, ruler from 138 to 161 AD, NGC Choice Fine, certificate number of 4284600-009; Thrace, Philippopolis, large bronze coin showing Lucius Verus, ruler from 161 AD to 169 AD, River God on the reverse, 31mm diameter, coin graded About Good by NGC with certificate number 4284600-013.
Estimate $400-600

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Magnus Maximus, Lucius Verus, Theodosius, Antonius Pius, L.Mar, Alexandria, Egypt