Ancient Roman AE, including, Anonymous Series, (c.211-207 .C.), Rome mint, AE semis, (17.55 g), obv. head of Saturn to right, S behind, rev. prow to right, ROMA below, S above, (S.766, Cr.56/3, Syd.143a); Hadrian, (A.D. 117-138), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued 134-138, (24.53 g), obv. laureate head to right of Hadrian, around HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS PP, rev. around HILA R[I TA]S P R, COS III in exergue, S C across field, Hilaritas standing to left with palm and cornucopiae, children in front and behind, (S.3602, RIC 970, C.817); As, Rome mint, issued A.D. 126, (9.27 g), obv. laureate head of Hadrian to right, around [HADRIANVS] AVGVSTVS, rev. COS III around, S C across, Minerva standing to right, holding javelin and shield, (S.3679, RIC 664, C.298); Antoninus Pius, (A.D. 138-161), AE dupondius, (15.91 g), Rome mint, issued A.D. 156-7, obv. radiate head of Antoninus Pius to right, around ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, rev. around SALVS AVG, Salus standing left feeding snake coiled around altar and holding sceptre, S C across field, (S.4283, RIC 668, C.714) (illustrated); another, (11.96 g), Rome mint, issued A.D. 156-157, obv. radiate head of Antoninus Pius to right, around ANTONINVS AVG PI VS P P IMP II rev. TR POT XX COS IIII, S C across field, Providentia standing left pointing with right hand at large globe and holding sceptre, (S.-, RIC 970, C.1012); Faustina Senior, wife of Antoninus Pius, (died A.D.141), AE as, (10.18 g), issued after 147, Rome mint, obv. draped bust to right of Faustina, around [DIVA AVG FAVS]TINA, rev. Aeternitas seated to left holding phoenix on globe and sceptre, around AETER[NI]TAS, S C in exergue, (S.4638, RIC 1156a, C. 160); Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, (151-152 A.D.), dupondius or as, (9.10 g), obv. AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, rev. TR POT VI COS II, S C across, Minerva standing left, holding Victory and spear, shield on ground to right (S.4840, C. 639, RIC 1305b); Lucius Verus, (A.D. 161-169), AE as, Rome mint, (13.82 g), issued A.D. 163, obv. laureate head to right, around IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG, rev. Fortuna seated to left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, S C across field, around FORT RED TR POT III, COS II in exergue, (S.5410, RIC 1352, BMC 1065, C.98); Septimius Severus, (A.D. 193-211), As, Rome mint, issued A.D. 195, (8.56 g), obv. laureate head to right, around [L SEPT] SEV PERT AVG IMP IIII, rev. around P M TR P [III] - COS II P P, S C, Minerva, helmeted, standing left, holding spear and round shield, (S.6463, RIC 685, C.392) (illustrated). Toned, fine - good very fine. (9)
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously A.H.Baldwin & Sons Ltd with tickets.