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Freeman & Sear 17 (15 Dec 2009)

Parthian and Parthia-related Coins in
Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17, 15 Dec 2009

The images on this page are used with the kind permission of by permission Freeman & Sear. Please see the Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 catalog for their detailed description of these coins.

The attributions and cataloging of Parthian coins used throughout this web site follow David Sellwood's An Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia (1980, 2nd edition) for consistency. The few exceptions to this policy are explained here.

 

Parthia

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PDC 60126 Phraates II (138-127 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.44g (PDC 60126)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 16.11
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 16 (this coin)
- Shore 50
- Superior Pre-Long Beach Sale, 31 May-1 June 1999, lot 992 (this coin)
PDC 60128 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.98g (PDC 60128)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 24.11
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 18 (this coin)
PDC 60127 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.16g (PDC 60127)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 24.16
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 17 (this coin)
- Ponterio & Associates 95, 18 August 1998, lot 543 (this coin)
- Shore 72
PDC 60129 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.11g (PDC 60129)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 26.1
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 19 (this coin)
- Ponterio Sale 104, 4 November 1999, lot 506 (this coin)
- Shore 77
PDC 60130 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.19g (PDC 60130)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 26.3
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 20 (this coin)
- Shore 79
- Superior Pre-Long Beach Sale, 31 May-1 June 1999, lot 997 (this coin)
PDC 60131 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.15g (PDC 60131)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 27.1
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 21 (this coin)
- Shore 85
PDC 60132 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.99g (PDC 60132)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 28.4
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 22 (this coin)
- Ponterio Sale 97, 19 November 1998, lot 428 (this coin)
- Shore 95
PDC 60133 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.17g (PDC 60133)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 28.7
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 23 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 58, 19 September 2001, lot 755 (this coin)
PDC 60134 Mithradates II (123-88 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.09g (PDC 60134)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 29.2
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 24 (this coin)
- Shore 103-105
- Triton II, 1-2 December 1998, lot 560 (this coin)
PDC 60136 Unknown King II (80-70 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.04g (PDC 60136)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 30.16
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 26 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 51, 15 September 1999, lot 620 (this coin)
- Shore 134
PDC 60135 Gotarzes I (95-90 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.16g (PDC 60135)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΡΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 33.4
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 25 (this coin)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 5, 14 May 1999, lot 297 (this coin)
- Shore 113 (this coin)
PDC 60137 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.82g (PDC 60137)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 45.9 variant (no monogram)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 27 (this coin)
- Shore 223 variant (no monogram)
- Superior NYINC Auction, 4-5 December 1998, lot 1113 (this coin)
PDC 60138 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.05g (PDC 60138)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 47.32 variant (retrograde Ν)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 28 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1021 (this coin)
- Shore 256 variant
PDC 60139 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 4.03g (PDC 60139)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 48.9
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 29 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 60, 22 May 2002, lot 1024 (this coin)
- Shore 261
PDC 60140 Orodes II (57-38 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.89g (PDC 60140)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 48.9
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 30 (this coin)
- Superior NYINC Auction, 4-5 December 1989, lot 1115 (this coin)
PDC 60142 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.96g (PDC 60142)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 52.10
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 32 (this coin)
- Ponterio Sale 95, 18 August 1998, lot 545 (this coin)
- Shore 278
PDC 60141 Phraates IV (38-2 B.C.)
AR Drachm 3.94g (PDC 60141)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 54.7
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 31 (this coin)
- Shore 297
- Superior Pre-Long Beach Sale, 31 May-1 June 1999, lot 1006 (this coin)
PDC 60144 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.68g (PDC 60144)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 56.10
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 34 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 55, 13 September 2000, lot 760 (part of) (this coin)
PDC 60143 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
Billon Drachm 3.95g (PDC 60143)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 56.13
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 33 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 55, 13 September 2000, lot 760 (part of) (this coin)
- Shore 319
PDC 60145 Phraataces (2 B.C.-A.D. 4)
AR Drachm 3.52g (PDC 60145)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 57.13
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 35 (this coin)
- Shore 322
PDC 60146 Artabanus II (A.D. 10-38)
AR Drachm 3.77g (PDC 60146)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 63.6
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 36 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 56, 18 March 1998, lot 661 (this coin)
- Shore 341
PDC 60147 Vardanes I (A.D. 40-47)
AR Tetradrachm 13.62g (PDC 60147)
Dated 353 ΓΝΤ (41 AD-42 AD)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 64.1-10 (month off flan)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 37a (this coin)
PDC 60148 Vardanes I (A.D. 40-47)
AR Tetradrachm 13.11g (PDC 60148)
Dated 356 ϚΝΤ ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ (44 AD-45 AD)
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 64.28-30 variant (month ΔΥΣΤΡΟΥ)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 37b (this coin)
PDC 60149 Gotarzes II (A.D. 40-51)
AR Drachm 3.92g (PDC 60149)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 65.33
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 38 (this coin)
- Shore 364
- Triton II, 1-2 December 1998, lot 1377 (part of) (this coin)
PDC 60150 Vonones II (A.D. 51)
AR Drachm 3.77g (PDC 60150)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 67.1
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 39 (this coin)
- Shore 368
- Triton II, 1-2 December 1998, lot 1377 (part of) (this coin)
PDC 60151 Vologases I (A.D. 51-78)
AR Drachm 3.68g (PDC 60151)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 70.13
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 40 (this coin)
- CNG 36 373 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 46, 24 June 1998, lot 565 (this coin)
- Shore 373 (this coin)
PDC 60153 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Drachm 3.69g (PDC 60153)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 78.3
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 42 (this coin)
- Shore 414
- Superior Pre-Long Beach, 31 May-1 June 1999, lot 1018 (part of) (this coin)
PDC 60152 Vologases III (A.D. 105-147)
AR Drachm 3.69g (PDC 60152)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 78.5
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 41 (this coin)
- Shore 415
PDC 60154 Parthamaspates (A.D. 116)
AR Drachm 3.79g (PDC 60154)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 81.1
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 43 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 47, 16 September 1998, lot 683 (this coin)
- Shore 423
PDC 60155 Osroes II (A.D. 190)
AR Drachm 3.85g (PDC 60155)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 85.1 corrigendum
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 44 (this coin)
- Shore 437 variant (no pellet in monogram)
- Superior NYINC Auction, 4-5 December 1998, lot 1125 (this coin)
PDC 60158 Osroes II (A.D. 190)
AR Drachm 3.28g (PDC 60158)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 85.1 variant (archer seated left)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 47 (this coin)
- Superior NYINC Auction, 4-5 December 1998, lot 1129 (this coin)
PDC 60156 Osroes II (A.D. 190)
AR Drachm 3.87g (PDC 60156)
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 85.3
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 45 (this coin)
- Ponterio Sale 123, 14 November 2002, lot 637 (part of) (this coin)
- Shore 439
PDC 60157 Osroes II (A.D. 190)
AR Drachm 3.36g (PDC 60157)
Note: unrecorded type, possibly a barbaric imitation
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Sellwood 85.3 variant (monogram)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 46 (this coin)
- Superior NYINC Auction, 4-5 December 1998, lot 1126 (this coin)
 

Characene

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PDC 60159 Attambolus I
Billon Tetradrachm 15.13g (PDC 60159)
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 48 (this coin)
- Mitchiner cf. 726
- SNG Copenhagen cf. 312
PDC 60161 Thionesius I
Billon Tetradrachm 14.50g (PDC 60161)
Obv: Diademed head of Thionesius (?) right
Rev: Heracles seated left on rock, holding club; monogram above arm, date (partly visible) in exergue
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 50 (this coin)
- Nicolet-Pierre Thionèsis cf. pl. V, 21ff.
PDC 60162 Maga
Billon Tetradrachm 16.27g (PDC 60162)
Obv: Bust of (Parthian?) king right, wearing diademed and domed tiara
Rev: Bearded head of prince (Maga?) right
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 51 (this coin)
- Alram 510
PDC 60163 Maga
Billon Tetradrachm 16.82g (PDC 60163)
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 52 (this coin)
- Alram 510
 

Rome

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PDC 60209 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.65g, Colonia Patricia(?) (PDC 60209)
Struck circa 19 AD
Obv: bare head right / AVGVSTVS
Rev: aquila and signum with legend forming outer square, S P Q R at corners of inner square around shield inscribed [CL V] / SIGNIS RECEPTIS
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 179 (this coin)
- RCV 1633
- RIC 86a
- RSC 265
PDC 60166 Augustus
AR Denarius 3.95g (PDC 60166)
Struck circa 19 AD
Obv: head of Liber right, crowned with ivy / TVRPILIA[NVS] — III VIR
Rev: Parthian in striped pants kneeling on one knee right, returning signum with attached vexillum inscribed X / CAESAR — AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 180 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 1402 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 287 (S)
- RSC 485
PDC 60167 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.01g (PDC 60167)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC
Rev: Fortuna seated left, grasping rudder with right hand and holding cornucopiae with left, FORT RED in exergue / PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P SPQR
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 305 (this coin)
- Coin Galleries Mail Bid Sale, 8 Nov. 2000, lot 367 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 315
- RSC 150a
PDC 60168 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.41g (PDC 60168)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AUG GERM DAC
Rev: draped bust of Sol right / PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P SPQR
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 306 (this coin)
- RCV 3140
- RIC 329 variant (also cuirassed)
- RSC 189a
PDC 60169 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.47g (PDC 60169)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC
Rev: Mars walking right, carrying spear and shouldering trophy / PARTHICO P M T—R P COS VI P P SPQR
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 307 (this coin)
- Freeman & Sear Mini List A, Fall 1998, lot 52 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 331
- RSC 190
PDC 60170 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.38g (PDC 60170)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate bust right, drapery on far shoulder, near shoulder drawn back / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GERM DAC
Rev: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae / PARTHICO P M — TR P — COS VI P P SPQR
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 308 (this coin)
- Gorny & Mosch 118, 14-15 October 2002, lot 2150 (this coin)
- RCV cf. 3141
- RIC 332 variant (draped)
- RSC 191a
PDC 60171 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.19g (PDC 60171)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO
Rev: Mars walking right, carrying spear and shouldering trophy / P M TR P COS — VI — P P S P Q R
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 309 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 340
- RSC 271
PDC 60172 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.63g (PDC 60172)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / [IMP CAES] NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO
Rev: Virtus standing right, resting left foot on helmet, grasping inverted spear and holding parazonium / P M TR P C—OS VI P P SPQR
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 310 (this coin)
- CNG eAuctions, 6 May 2001, lot 62523 (this coin)
- RCV 3148
- RIC 353
- RSC 272
PDC 60173 Trajan
AR Denarius 3.58g (PDC 60173)
Struck 116 AD-117 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / IMP CAES NER TRAIAN OPTIM AVG GER DAC PARTHICO
Rev: Providentia standing left, grasping scepter and holding hand over globe / P M TR P COS — VI P P SPQR around, PRO—VID across fields
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 311 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 365
- RSC 317 variant (also cuirassed)
PDC 60174 Hadrian
AR Denarius 3.17g (PDC 60174)
Struck 117 AD
Obv: laureate bust right, drapery on far shoulder, band over near shoulder / IMP CAES TRA[I]AN HADRIANO AVG DIVI TRA
Rev: Iustitia enthroned left, holding patera and grounded scepter / PARTH F DIVI NER NEP P M TR P C[OS] around, IVSTITI[A] in exergue
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 312 (this coin)
- Peus 374, 23 Apr. 2003, lot 705 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 11 var. (no band)
- RSC 874a
PDC 60210 Hadrian
AR Denarius 3.58g (PDC 60210)
Struck circa 134 AD-138 AD
Obv: bare head right, far shoulder draped / HADRIANVS — AVG COS III P P
Rev: Victory seated left, holding crown and palm / VICTORIA AVG
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 346 (this coin)
- RCV cf. 3548
- RIC 286
- RSC 1461a
PDC 60176 Marcus Aurelius
AR Denarius 3.20g (PDC 60176)
Struck 166 AD-167 AD
Obv: laureate head right / M ANTONINVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX
Rev: Providentia standing half-left, holding rod and grasping scepter, globe beside / TR P XXI IMP — IIII COS III
Note: December 166–December 167
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 395 (this coin)
- Coin Galleries Mail Bid Sale, 10 Nov. 1999, lot 321 (this coin)
- RCV not listed
- RIC 170
- RSC 881
PDC 60177 Lucius Verus
AR Denarius 3.34g (PDC 60177)
Dated Aug.-Dec. 165 (165 AD)
Obv: laureate head right / L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX
Rev: bound Parthian, wearing breeches and peaked cap, seated right, quiver, bow, and arms or armor before / TR P V IMP III COS II
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 411 (this coin)
- CNG eAuctions, 13 Aug. 2001, lot 63834 (this coin)
- RCV 5358
- RIC 540
- RSC 273
PDC 60178 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.42g (PDC 60178)
Struck circa 199 AD
Obv: laureate head right / L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI — PART M[AX]
Rev: emperor on horse charging right, brandishing javelin at foe on ground / V—IR—TVS AVG
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 430 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 1771 (this coin)
- RCV 6388
- RIC 146a (S)
- RSC 763
PDC 60179 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.35g (PDC 60179)
Struck circa 199 AD
Obv: laureate head right / L — SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX
Rev: Virtus standing left, confronting Victory held in right hand and holding grounded inverted spear and shield / VIRT — AVGG
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 431 (this coin)
- RCV cf. 6387
- RIC 145a
- RSC 762
- Triton VI, 14-15 Jan. 2003, lot 921 (this coin)
PDC 60180 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.16g (PDC 60180)
Struck 200 AD
Obv: laureate head right / SEVERVS AVG — PART MAX
Rev: Victory alighting left, holding untied diadem in both hands, shield set on base before / P M TR — P VIII — COS II — P P
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 432 (this coin)
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 7, 22 Feb. 2002, lot 499 (this coin)
- RCV 6333
- RIC 150
- RSC 454
PDC 60181 Septimius Severus
AR Denarius 3.68g, Laodicea (PDC 60181)
Struck 202 AD
Obv: laureate head right / L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MA—X
Rev: Victory walking left, carrying crown and palm / COS — II—I P — P
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 433 (this coin)
- CNG Sale 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 1731 (this coin)
- RCV 6270 (considering III an engraving error for II)
- RIC 504 (S)
- RSC 100
PDC 60182 Caracalla
AR Denarius 3.48g (PDC 60182)
Struck 201 AD
Obv: laureate, draped bust right / ANTONINVS — PIVS AVG
Rev: unbound female and bound male captive seated at foot of trophy / PART MAX PONT TR P IIII
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 464 (this coin)
- Rauch 67, 26 Feb. 2001, lot 562 (this coin)
- RCV 6853
- RIC 54b
- RSC 175
PDC 60211 Severus Alexander
AR Denarius 3.33g (PDC 60211)
Struck circa 228 AD-231 AD
Obv: laureate head right / IMP SEV ALE—XAND AVG
Rev: Victory standing right, resting foot on helmet, inscribing VOT – X in two lines on shield propped on knee / VICTORIA — AVGVSTI
Previous collection: A. Lynn
Photo by Freeman & Sear
- Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (15 Dec 2009), lot 565 (this coin)
- RCV 7932
- RIC 219 (S) variant (shield not described as set on knee)
- RSC 566a
 

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