MISCELLANEOUS GENUINE ANCIENT COINS AND ARTIFACTS FOR SALE



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Theodosius I, AE24, 378-383 AD. Obverse: DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG, Helmeted, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, holding spearpointed forward and shield. Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Emperor standing facing, head right, on galley, raising right hand, Victory seated at helm. Wreath(?)in left field, mintmark ANT(?) Antioch(?). In ptretty good condition, mostly sharp details espacially on the reverse with beautifull natural and earthen patina highlights. Weight: 4.1gm - Dia: 24mm - Ref#aac15 - $85



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Elagabalus, Antioch, AE20, 218-222 AD. Obverse: AVT KAI MA ANTWNEINOC(?), laureate head right. Reverse: Large SC within wreath ornamented by a star on the top. Delta-Epsilon to left and right below star above, eagle in the middle below. Still in quiet good condition with beautifull black natural patina. Rare in this condition. Weight: 4.9gm - Dia: 20mm - Ref#aac17 - $175



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Elagabalus AR Tetradrachm of Antioch, Syria. AD 218-222. Obverse: ΑYΤ Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ(?), laureate head right, slightly draped, drapery on left shoulder. Reverse: ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ YΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Β, eagle standing facing with spread wings, head right, holding wreath in his beak; Δ(delta)- Ε(epsilon)across upper fields, star between legs. Weight: 14.3gm - Dia: 25mm. Still in quiet good condition. Rare. Ref#aac19 - $245



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Constantine AE follis. AD 321(?). Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laureate head right. Reverse: DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG, VOT.(?) XX within wreath. With natural and earthen patina highlights. Mintmark AQP(?). Weight: 3.69gm - Dia: 18.5mm - Ref#aac20 - $85



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Philip I, AE30 of Antioch ad Orontem, Syria. AD 244-249. Obverse: AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate and draped bust right. Reverse: ANTIOXEΩN MHTΡO KOΛΩN, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; delta-epsilon and S-C across fields, ram leaping right above tyche's head, star(?) below tyche. Natural and earthen patina. Weight: 17.7gm - Dia: 30mm - Ref#aac33 - $350



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Constantine I, AE19, 335-337 AD. Obverse: CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG, rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers standing beside one standard with O on banner. Mintmark SMKB(?),Cyzicus. Beautifull earthen and natural patina highlights. Weight: 2.6gm - Dia: 19mm - Ref#aac45 - $125



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Constantius I, AE radiate fraction. Antioch, 296 AD. Obverse: FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. Reverse: CONCORDIA MIL-ITVM, Emperor standing right, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, standing left, holding sceptre. Lower centre: star with Γ under. Mintmark ANT, Antioch. Beautifull piece, still carrying the signatures of time that is the natural and earthen patina. Rare. Weight: 3gm - Dia: 20.5mm. Ref#aac47 - $225



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Phoenicia, AR 1/16 Shekel, Sidon. 372-358 BC. Obverse: Persian king right about to slay lion with a dagger in his right hand. Reverse: war galley left with waves below. Phoenician letter O(ayin)in between(?)king and lion? Still in very good condition with some natural patina. Weight: 0.68gm - Dia: 8mm. Ref#ac146 - $245


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Roman City Commemorative. 337-347 AD. Obverse: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS, bust of Constantinopolis left, wearing laureate and crested helmet, necklace and ornamental mantle over left shoulder, holding sceptre. Reverse: Victory standing left, foot on prow, holding transverse sceptre and resting left hand on shield. Mintmark SMANI. Weight: 2.5gm - Dia: 17mm. Georgeous piece of ancient art with incredible details and beautiful natural and earthen patina highlights. Very rare in this combination of patinas and details. Ref#aac5 - $225



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Genuine Licinius I AE Follis. 313-314 AD. Obverse: IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG, laureate head right. Reverse: IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory on globe and leaning on sceptre, eagle with wreath left, wreath over A over III in right field. Mintmark ANT, Antioch. Weight: 3gm - Dia: 20mm. Beautiful sharp obverse. Natural and earthen patina. Ref#aac21 - $155



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Byzantine, Constans II(overstruck??), 641-668, AE Follis. Obverse: No legend, Constans standing left facing with long beard and long moustache and wearing chlamys, left hand on hip, big cross above his left shoulder, right hand holding long staff with cross and Constantine IV(?)unbearded on right holding cross on globe. Reverse: large M(40 nummi), XXg(?) on right, cross or star above, Epsilon below the M. Mintmark CON(?) Constantinople. Beautiful piece with natural patina and great details. Weight: 5.9gm - Dia: 23.5mm. Ref#aac32 - $245



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Genuine Ancient Greek Bronze Triple Arrowhead. From the 2nd or 3rd century BC(?). It kept it's shape after spending thousands of years in the ground. Imagine the history that passed on this arrowhead. Two of it's blades are missing pieces. Weight: 2.88gm - Lenght: 33mm. Ref#aar141 - $125



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1918 WW1 French Infantry "Maurice Bourdon Paris" grenadiers button. Must have fallan off of a military costume. Obverse: Maurice Bourdon Paris. Reverse: An octupus with stretched arms. Weight: 5.9gm - dia: 20mm. This button was found while metal detecting. It has a natural and earthen patina. Ref#ab123 - $45



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Gallienus AE Antoninianus, 255-256, Joint Reign, Asia and Samosata. Obverse: IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS P F AVG. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: Emperors standing facing turned toward each other, left emperor holding globe outward in left hand, vertical spear in right, right emperor with Victory in right hand, transverse spear in left. weight: 3.8gm - Dia: 21mm. Great details on the obverse with a beautiful natural and earthen patina. Ref#ac120 - $265



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Elagabalus AE 19 of Laodikeia, Syria. Ruled from 218-222 AD. Obverse: IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS, Radiate head right. Reverse: LAVDICEON, Two wrestlers(Herakles and Dionysos)facing one another and clasping hands, the wrestler on the left grasps the shoulder of his opponent on the right. Upright club to left and right(only the one on the right is visible on this coin). ?E(?) in exergue. Weight: 5.7g - Dia: 19mm. Centered, natural patina and in quiet good condition. Ref#ac122 - $175



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Constans(?) AE3. DN CONSTANS PF AVG, diademed bust left with globe / FEL TEMP REPARATIO(?), emperor standing left, holding labarum and shield, two captives, kneeling and leaning left before him(?). Mintmark ??? Weight: 3.7gm - Dia: 23mm. Ref#ac136 - $35



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Theodosius I, AE2 378-383 AD. Obverse: DN THEODO-SIVS PF AVG, helmeted, pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, holding spear and shield. Reverse: GLORIA ROMANORVM, Emperor standing facing, head right on galley, raising right hand, Victory at helm. Wreath in left field. Mintmark SMKG, Cyzicus. Weight: 4.3gm - Dia: 23.5mm. Sand and natural patina in a pretty good condition. Ref#ac139 - $165



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Nero AE20 of Antioch, Syria. IM NER CLAV CAESAR, laureate head right / SC within circle, laurel wreath around. weight: 7.8gm - Dia: 20mm. Natural and earthen patina. In good condition. Ref#ac152 - $115



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Constantine I the great AE Nummus. Trier, AD 319. Obverse: IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG, helmeted, laureate and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT PR in two lines over an altar. STR(?) in exergue. Weight: 2.7gm - Dia: 18mm. Beautifull sand and natural patina. In quiet good condition. ref#ac156 - $75



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Tarsos, Cilicia, 2nd-1st century BC. Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, within dotted border. Reverse: TA?SEON, Monument of Sandan: Sandan standing right on a horned and winged lion, holding grain ear and bipennis within triangular structure on a garlanded altar with eagle on top of the triangle. Monogram in top left field. A very beautiful piece with glossy natural patina and the details on the reverse are just incredible, one can even see the top and bottom blades on the bipennis(double headed axe) that sandan is holding with his left hand. Weight: 7.4gm - Dia: 24.5mm. Ref#ac159 - $325



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Diva Faustina Sr AR Denarius. DIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust right / AETE-R-NITAS, Aeternitas standing front holding globe, veil blowing out around head. Weight: 3.36gm - dia: 18mm. Ref#ac160 - $125



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Augustus, Seleucis and Pieria AE of Antioch, Syria. Ruled from 27Bc-14 AD. Obverse: Bare head right. Reverse: Large SC within laurel wreath of six bunches of leaves terminating in a flower with six leaves. E in lower field. Weight: 9gm - Dia: 23.5mm. Natural patina. A very beautiful piece with great details on the face with a cold expression(one can even see the pupil)as if the emperor is alive. Ref#ac163 - $350



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Phoenicia AR 1/16th Shekel. Abdeshmun(?), circa 410-400 BC. Obverse: War-galley to left before battlemented city wall with three towers, two lions back to back in exergue. Reverse: King of Persia standing right, drawing bow; incuse head of Bes to left, incuse head of goat to right. In great condition and with great sharpe details and natural patina. Exceptional piece of art. Rare. Weight: 0.8g - Dia: 8mm - Ref#ac190 - $2200



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Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great AE3, 335-337 AD. obverse: VRBS ROMA Helmeted, bust of Roma left. Reverse: She-wolf standing left suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above(?). Mintmark CONS epsilon, Constantinople. Weight: 1.8g - dia: 20mm. Natural patina and thick earthen patina. Rare. Ref#ac330 - $150



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Rome commemorative bronze coin struck under Constantine the Great AE3, 335-337 AD. obverse: VRBS ROMA Helmeted head of Roma left, in imperial mantle, and ornamental necklace. Reverse: She-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above. Mintmark SMANT, Antioch. weight: 1.9g - dia: 17mm. Beautifull natural and sand patina highlights. Ref#ac337 - $175



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Authentic ancient AE Antoninianus of emperor Claudius II. Ruled from 268-270 AD. Obverse: IMP CLAVDIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right. Reverse: FORTUNA REDVX, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mintmark missing, could be Antioch or Cyzicus. Weight: 3.1g - Dia: 22mm. Natural beautiful original patina. Sharp details and in very good condition. Ref#ac374 - $185



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Phoenicia, Sidon, AR 1/8 Shekel. Ca 355-340 BC. Obverse: Galley left with waves below. Reverse: King about to slay a rearing lion. Phoenician letter O(ayin) in between. weight: 0.8g - dia: 9mm - Ref# ac375 - $125



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Phoenicia, Sidon, AR 1/8 Shekel. Ca 355-340 BC. Obverse: Galley left. Reverse: King battling slaying lion standing on hind legs. Phoenician letter O(ayin) in between. weight: 0.8g - dia: 10mm - Ref#ac376 - $155



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Authentic AE3 bronze ancient coin of emperor Constantius II(looking young is rarely seen on his coins). Ruled from 348-350 AD. Obverse: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, radiate phoenix standing right on globe, star in right field. Weight: 2.15g - Dia: 18mm. Mintmark ANH, Antioch. Natural and beautiful earthen patina. Sharp details and in quiet good condition. Ref#ac385 - $185



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Phoenicia, Sidon, 'Abd'ashtart II(?) AR Eighth Shekel. Obverse: War galley left with waves below. Reverse: Persian king standing left, battling lion standing right on hind legs, two Phoenician letters O(ayin)and what looks like a backward p(peh)between them, all in shallow incuse square. In great condition and great sharp details. Weight: 0.78g - dia: 9.5mm - silver - Ref#ac387 - $275



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Antoninus Pius AE23 of Mopsus. 138-161 AD. Cilicia(?). Obverse: AYT KAIC T AIL ADR ANTWNEINOS EY(?), P-P across fields(?), bare head right. Reverse: ADRIANWN MOPCEATON, ET-HC(?) across fields, Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear and shield. Weight: 8.17. Dia: 23mm. In good condition. Rare ref#ac403 - $125



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Ancient greek bronze coin, Mysia, Pergamon. Philetairos, King of Pergamon c. 282-263 BC.Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: Ivy leaf in the shape of a heart. FILE-TAIROU. With natural thousands of years old patina. This makes a great and beautiful Valentine's day unique gift. Weight: 1.96g - dia: 11mm - Ref#ac405 - $150



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Diocletian, AE Antoninianus, 284 to 305 AD. IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG, Victory walking right, holding palm, presenting wreath to emperor who is standing left holding globe and sceptre. S in lower centre. Mintmark XXI(Antioch). Weight: 2.8g - Dia: 21.5mm. Rare. Sharp details and in quiet good condition with natural and earthen patina. Ref#ac408 - $110



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Licinius I AE Reduced Follis. 317-20 AD. IMP LICINIVS AVG, laureate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe and mappa / IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left holding Victory and sceptre, captive at foot left, Epsilon in right field. Mintmark SMANT, Antioch. Weight: 2gm - Dia: 22mm. In exceptional condition and very sharp details. Natural and earthern patina. Rare in this condition. Ref#ac411 - $165



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Genuine Ancient Roman(?) bronze ring. From the 3rd(?) century AD. The top part seems to have a silver layer, there may have been some inscription in the past but has worned out over time. Weight: 12.2gm - Dia outside: 19.5mm - Dia inside: 18mm. It's still in very good condition with natural and earthen patina. Ref#ar239 - $265



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Ancient roman(?) bronze ring found with a metal detector on a land that was occupied in the past by the Roman then Islamic dynasties. From the 5th or 6th century AD(?). It's very small ring so it could have been for a child. It has a pattern on top. Weight: 1.93gm - Dia outside: 14.5mm - Dia inside: 13.5mm. With natural and some earthen patina. Ref#ar350 - $125



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Ancient roman(?) bronze buckle.From the 3rd or 4th Century AD(?). Weight: 13.5gm - Lenght: 4.5cm - wideth: 26mm. Still in quiet good condition. with natural and earthen patina. Ref#baac8 - $275



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Ottoman empire(?) Islamic silver coin. Obeverse: Letters noon(n), Dhah(d) and reh(r) are visible and what looks like two riffles(?) at the bottom criss crossing each other. Weight: 0.3gm - Dia: 12mm. Ref#iac238 - $65



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Genuine ancient Roman bronze spoon(medical?). From the 1st or 2nd century AD(?). Weight: 10.2gm - lenght: 8.2cm - spoon wideth: 25mm. In very good condition with natural patina and a bit of earthen patina as well. Ref#saac29 - $435



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Genuine ancient Roman bone carved¨Spindle whorl¨(its a disc fitted onto the spindle to increase and maintain the speed of the spin). From the 2nd or 3rd century AD(?). Made of bone with six spikes made up of 4 dots on each spike on one side of the wheel. Weight: 9.5gm - Thick: 7mm - Dia: 34mm. Still in good shape with some earthen soil still stuck to it. Ref#waac34 - $325



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Artuquids Of Mardin, Quitb Al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AE Dirham, 1176-1184 AD. Obverse: Head right wearing an ornate diadem within a beaded square, legend with 4 words around describing the character, one word(on the right)says Al-Sadik(the honest)or Al-Sadik which is a family name, facing that word(on the left)is another that says Al-Aadil(?)(The just)or Al-Aadi which is a family name. Reverse: Five line Kufic legend. This looking up position was influanced by Constantine(The Great) looking up to the heavens found on a AV solidus. Very rare. Beautifull natural and earthen patina. Weight: 11.2gm - Dia: 32mm. Ref#ac233. $450



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Ancient Persian AR coin, 4th-5th(?) Century BC. Obverse: Persian royal sphinx right, letter above(?). Reverse: Horse walking right. Weight: 0.7g - Dia: 8mm - Very rare. Ref#ac372. $2400