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 The Civil Wars and The Third Century (AD 193 - 296)   [ with thumbnail images ]

Aurelian, AD 271, Milan mint, AE (bronze with some silvering),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 3.06 gm, 20 mm, SearM-11512
          obv.:  "IMP AVRELIANVS AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "CONCORD LEGI"
                     Militum standing facing, head left, holding a standard in each hand, officina mark "S" in exergue.
          note:  Coin has good detail but has darker tone/patina than image would suggest.  Camera under stronger lighting brings out the color.

$25.00

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Aurelian, AD 272, Cyzicus mint, AE (bronze with some silvering),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 3.06 gm, 20 mm, SearM-11596
          obv.:  "IMP AVRELIANVS AVG" 
                    Radiate and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "RESTITVT ORIENTIS"
                     Aurelian, in military attire, standing left, raising turreted female figure kneeling right and holding scepter, officina mark "C * P" in exergue.
          note:  Considerable silvering in the fields.  Not the prettiest coin but reasonable detail and interesting reverse. Refers to the defeat of the Palmyrene Empire and the restoration of the Eastern providences to Roman rule in AD 272.

$25.00

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Severina, wife of Aurelian, AR (billon)  Antoninianus (double denarius),
                  4.73 gm, 24 mm, SearM-11703
          obv.:  "SEVERINA AVG" 
                    Diademed and draped bust right, resting on cresent.
          rev.:  "CONCORDIA AVGG"
                     Aurelian, togate, standing left, clasping right hands with togate Genius of the Senate standing right, star in field, officina mark "KAΓ" in exergue.
          note:  A beauty, fully silvered with copper highlights at high points on obverse.

$95.00

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Tacitus, AD 271, Ticinum or Sisca mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 3.35 gm, 21 mm, SearM-11800
          obv.:  "IMP C M CLA TACITVS AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "PROVIDENTIA DEORVM"
                     Providentia standing facing, head left, holding rod and cornucopia, globe at feet to left, officina mark "S" in exergue.
          note:  Good portrait, some minor encrustation on reverse.

$45.00

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Probus, AD 280, Sisca mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 3.46 gm, 23 mm, SearM-11967v
          obv.:  "IMP PROBVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
          rev.:  "CONCORDIA MILIT"
                     Probus, togate, standing right, clasping right hands with Concordia standing left, "XXI and officina mark "VI" in exergue.
          note:  Lovely chocolate brown patina.

$25.00

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Probus, AD 277 - 280, Sisca mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 4.20 gm, 20x23 mm, SearM-12027v
          obv.:  "PROBVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
          rev.:  "ROMAE AETER"
                     Hexastyle temple within which Roma seated facing, holding Victory and scepter, officina mark "R D" separated by thunderbolt in exergue.
          note:  Lovely chocolate brown patina.

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Probus, AD 277 - 280, Sisca mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 4.20 gm, 22 mm, SearM-12027v
          obv.:  "PROBVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
          rev.:  "ROMAE AETER"
                     Hexastyle temple within which Roma seated facing, holding Victory and scepter, officina mark "R D" separated by thunderbolt in exergue.
          note:  Excellent detail and almost fully silvered.

$45.00

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Probus, AD 278, Ticinum mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 4.04 gm, 22 mm, SearM-12058
          obv.:  "VIRTVS PROBI AVG" 
                    Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
          rev.:  "VIRTVS AVG"
                     Hexastyle temple within which Roma seated facing, holding Victory and scepter, officina mark "R D" separated by thunderbolt in exergue.
          note:  A few coins really look nice but take poor pictures.  This coin is NOT that way.  It takes a good picture but looks far worse in hand.  It is partially silvered which leads to the poor look.

$12.00

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Probus, AD 277, Cyzicus mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 3.10 gm, 22 mm, SearM-12041
          obv.:  "IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
          rev.:  "SOLI INVICTO"
                     Sol in facing quadriga, his right hand raised, holding globe and whip in left, the horses spread, two on left and two on right, "C M" in field, "XXI" in exergue.
          note:  A few coins really look nice but take poor pictures.  This coin is NOT that way.  It takes a good picture but looks far worse in hand.  It is partially silvered which leads to the poor look.

$12.00

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Probus, AD 277, Cyzicus mint, AE (bronze),
                Antoninianus (double denarius), 4.63 gm, 22 mm, SearM-12041
          obv.:  "IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped scepter.
          rev.:  "SOLI INVICTO"
                     Sol in facing quadriga, his right hand raised, holding globe and whip in left, the horses spread, two on left and two on right, "C M" in field, "XXI" and officina mark "Є" in exergue.
          note:  A few coins really look nice but take poor pictures.  This coin is NOT that way.  It takes a good picture but looks far worse in hand.  It is partially silvered which leads to the poor look.

$12.00

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Probus, AD 278 - 279, Alexandria mint, AE (bronze), Tetradrachm,
                 8.38 gm, 18x20 mm, SearM-12136v
          obv.:  "A K M AVP ПPOBOC CEB
                    Laureate and cuirassed bust right seen from the front.
          rev.:  "L Δ"
                     Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm.
          note:  Lovely chocolate brown patina, sharp coin.

$45.00

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